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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Today’s News

Nine animals dead after herd of deer hit by train in Tipperary

The incident took place between Thurles and Limerick Junction.

'Cross the Liffey in a jiffy': River ferry in Dublin's docklands returns after 35 years

The No.11 Liffey Ferry was decommissioned after the construction of the East Link Bridge.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

500 ambulance staff have gone on strike today in a row over union recognition

Contingency plans during the strike include the deployment of defence forces ambulances.

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Digger smashes through front of Travelodge hotel in Liverpool

Police are investigating the incident which took place yesterday afternoon.

Theresa May told to expect wave of ministerial resignations if MPs can't block no-deal Brexit

Theresa May delivered her “plan B” to the House of Commons yesterday, and remains under sustained pressure.

Security alerts in Derry lifted as police say all three were 'hoaxes'

One man remains in custody over the car bomb which exploded in Derry on Saturday.

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Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

Trump says students accused of mocking Native American 'unfairly treated'

The US President tweeted at a Fox News host and said new footage showed that “media was wrong”.

Opinion: The Derry car bomb is part of a dissident republican resurgence over the last decade

The suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly coupled with the rhetoric around a ‘hard border’ has given oxygen to groups like the New IRA, writes Tom Clonan.

842 children discharged from Temple Street's ED last year had no fixed home address

2018′s figure of 842 compared to 651 children in 2017, which represents a 29% increase.

Killer robots could lead to 'new arms race with terrifying consequences', Amnesty International says

Amnesty International is calling for a total ban on the development, production and use of fully autonomous weapon systems.

The row over spiralling costs at National Children's Hospital is set to intensify this week

The hospital will cost €1.4 billion – that’s €450 million higher than the figure of €983 million approved by government in 2017.

Woman on rent supplement 'placed under severe financial pressure' in eviction row awarded €5k

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Yesterday’s News

Most Irish people think there shouldn't be an upper age-limit for drivers

A further 38% said there should be an age limit, but disagreed on what the maximum age for drivers should be.

Have you seen Sara? She's been missing from Dublin since last Tuesday

17-year-old Sara was last seen in the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

Appeal to find 41-year-old man missing from his home in Cork

Owen Hosford is missing from his home in Douglas since this morning.

'Help us bring Deirdre home': Father of Deirdre Jacob hopeful people will come forward

Michael Jacob said that the family still have hope that there is one person out there who knows what happened.

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Third Derry security alert in a day, after van abandoned outside girls' school

This incident is one of three security alerts that police in Derry have been dealing with today.

High Court orders extradition of man wanted in US to face manslaughter charges

Samuel Joseph Tucker is wanted after a high-speed single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a young woman.

Egyptian TV host sentenced to one year in prison for interviewing gay man

During the interview, the gay man, whose face was blurred, openly talked about his relationship with another man.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B, Derry on high-alert, and Dáil Éireann celebrates a century.

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Former England manager apologises to players over racism and bullying claims

Mark Sampson says he regrets how he handled the complaints made by Eni Aluko and Drew Spence.

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea

The fire broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to the other.

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'All our electricity comes from the River Boyne': Irish companies get honest about their eco-journeys

The companies were presenting at the Showcase international trade fair that looks at products made and designed in Ireland.

Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'

In a BBC documentary, Tusk said that “paradoxically, David Cameron became the real victim of his own victory”.

Carrickmines fire: Victims had 'fatal levels' of carbon monoxide saturation

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

Derry car bomb has 'absolutely nothing to do with Brexit', Bradley says

British minister Karen Bradley gave a House of Commons statement; while earlier a fifth man was arrested in connection with the attack.

Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port

The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.

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As it happened: President, TDs and Senators reflect on 100 years of Irish democracy

The Mansion House in Dublin played host to the celebrations.

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told

The teenager was hit by a car in 1972, and required surgery on his knee. Michael Shine was his consultant during his stay in hospital.

Gardaí appeal for help to find Emily Gallagher missing from Dublin

Emily has been missing since 17 January.

President Higgins warns of the return of 'an ugly, xenophobic corruption of nationalism'

Michael D Higgins was commemorating the centenary of the establishment of Dáil Éireann.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens

She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.

From The42 Further second row blow for Ireland as Henderson ruled out for 'several weeks' Sidelined

Further second row blow for Ireland as Henderson ruled out for 'several weeks'

The Ulster lock joins Tadhg Beirne in the treatment room ahead of the start of the Six Nations.

Theresa May rules out second Brexit referendum in Plan B speech

May said she will hold further talks on the backstop.

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Lowry climbs back inside world's top 50 after bumper payday in Abu Dhabi

The Irishman ended a three-year trophy drought on Saturday with victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK

The pair were involved in the importation of cannabis and a drug used to treat insomnia.

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