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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Today’s News

Armed man arrested after stealing ambulance and driving into bystanders in Oslo

A child who was in a pram was injured in the incident.

More batches of own-brand supermarket water recalled amid contamination fears

This is the latest in a series of recalls for Celtic Pure bottled water, which first began back in July.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Irish striker Parrott bags four goals for Spurs in the Uefa Youth League Sharp Shooter This post contains videos

Irish striker Parrott bags four goals for Spurs in the Uefa Youth League

The U21 international was in clinical form against Red Star Belgrade today.

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Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

120-year-old lighthouse put on wheels to move it away from eroding Danish coastline

The now-defunct Rubjerg Knude lighthouse was moved 300ft inland.

From The42 Who should succeed Rory Best as Ireland captain? Looking To The Future This post contains a poll

Who should succeed Rory Best as Ireland captain?

Murray Kinsella sees James Ryan as a future Ireland skipper, but perhaps not one for the immediate future.

Shannon-based tech firm Molex to shut next year with up to 500 job losses

The positions will be phased out in the coming months.

Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans

Two crucial votes this evening will determine whether Brexit is possible before 31 October.

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Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president

Michelle O’Neill also said that the DUP lacked the ‘bandwidth’ to deal with both Northern Ireland and Westminster.

Taoiseach makes formal apology to women affected by failures in CervicalCheck programme

Varadkar apologised to the women, their partners and their children for the pain they suffered.

TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl addressed the Dáil on the matter before Leaders’ Questions today.

Gardaí investigate after tourist robbed by 'man with gun' in Dublin city

The incident was highlighted on today’s Liveline programme on RTÉ Radio One.

Bus Connects redesign: New routes towards Howth and direct into city centre Dublin This post contains videos

Bus Connects redesign: New routes towards Howth and direct into city centre

The redesign comes after an unprecedented response to a public consultation campaign that saw almost 50,000 people contribute.

Kevin Lunney's brother: 'If he hadn't have been found, he definitely wouldn't have survived'

Tony Lunney described in detail the moment he got a call to say Kevin’s car was on fire

CAB seizes cars, cash and drugs in Waterford raids

Gardaí the operation is a significant development in the ongoing investigation targeting assets derived from the proceeds of crime.

From The42 High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents Legal Matters

High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents

The ODCE has made an application to assess if the material is legally privileged as part of its investigation into Irish football’s governing body.

People urged to stay away from sinkhole which has developed near Cork village

Cork County Council said it appears the sinkhole is linked to the collapse of a mine shaft in Cahermeeleboe.

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions SOS

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions

The Irish Farmers’ Association has warned that much of the crop might not get harvested this year.

Poll: What is the best city in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What is the best city in Ireland?

Lonely Planet has said tourists should head to Galway, but does that make it the best?

Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Today Dr Gabriel Scally said some women had been “treated appallingly”.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

From The42 Jones claims England were spied on and calls Kiwi media 'fans with keyboards' Stirring The Pot

Jones claims England were spied on and calls Kiwi media 'fans with keyboards'

The England boss said all the pressure is on New Zealand ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap

A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.

UK police travel to US to interview diplomat's wife at centre of Harry Dunn fatal crash row

Anne Sacoolas left the UK for the US shortly after the crash.

Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days

He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.

Justin Trudeau narrowly wins Canadian election

The prime minister will likely lead a minority government.

Galway named one of the best cities in the world to visit

Lonely Planet describes Galway as “brilliantly bohemian”.

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin

Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.

Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

Yesterday’s News

Truck driver facing charges of 'dangerous driving' before court over death of elderly pedestrian

The professional truck driver, was driving through a green traffic light in heavy traffic around lunch time on the day in question.

More than 20 motorists hit with fines totalling €205,000 for unpaid M50 toll charges M50

More than 20 motorists hit with fines totalling €205,000 for unpaid M50 toll charges

One man faced allegations of 1,139 unpaid trips.

Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe

More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ructions in the Dáil AND the House of Commons, unrest in Chile and a meteor shower, it’s the evening fix.

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