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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 26 January, 2020

Today’s News

Brexit is happening this Friday - here's why you won't notice much changing

It had seemed like this day would never come – and on 31 January it also might feel like it it hasn’t come at all.

From The42 'The senior guys, they didn't like me, they didn't want an Irish guy coming over' Looking Back

'The senior guys, they didn't like me, they didn't want an Irish guy coming over'

Waterford legend Alfie Hale reflects on his remarkable career in Irish and British football.

Basketball star Kobe Bryant (41) and his 13-year-old daughter have died in a helicopter crash

Police and fire personnel are at the scene and an investigation is underway.

How I Spend My Money: A 23-year-old clerical officer on €23,000 who lives in Louth

This week, our reader details her spending in the week before Christmas and realised just how expensive that holiday is.

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The coronavirus continues to spread, election campaigns in full swing, and a commemorative Brexit coin… It’s The Fix.

"Drugs? Yes, but it was obviously a long time ago...": The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week

Extinction Rebellion activists canvass in Dublin ahead of General Election

Canvassers said they were not recommending any particular political party on doorsteps.

From The42 Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup Shock

Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup

They scored two tries at the death to steal a famous victory.

Hundreds turn out for funeral of murdered student Cameron Blair in Cork

Crowds who gathered for the funeral filled the church as well as the streets outside.

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Dinner al fresco? Rathgar redbrick for €1.8m with a glorious garden out the back
From The42 0-16 from Bennett brothers as Waterford rally to claim impressive win over Cork Déise Delight

0-16 from Bennett brothers as Waterford rally to claim impressive win over Cork

4,235 were in attendance at Walsh Park.

Fine Gael won't go into government with Sinn Féin despite opinion poll support for the party, says Varadkar

Support for Sinn Féin has risen according to the latest opinion polls.

Police in the North investigating 'disgraceful' shooting in Belfast

Detectives investigating are appealing for witnesses to the shooting in the residential area to contact them.

Wuhan mayor expecting thousands more cases of coronavirus to be confirmed

The US consulate also announced it will evacuate personnel on a charter flight back to the US.

Two men in their late teens arrested following burglary in Limerick

Gardaí arrested the men after they stopped and searched a car.

Gardaí awaiting further toxicology results following deaths of three children in Dublin

Post-mortems were carried out on the bodies of the three children yesterday evening.

Met Éireann issues snow and ice warning for the west of the country

Showers are expected to reach most parts of the country overnight.

From The42 Ciara Mageean gets her year off to a blistering start with a new Irish record On Track

Ciara Mageean gets her year off to a blistering start with a new Irish record

Siofra Cleirigh-Buttner also recorded an indoor personal best in the same race in Boston.

'It's not subtle - there's mermaid genitals, and tentacles...': Making the weird and wonderful The Lighthouse

We talked to director Robert Eggers, whose second feature film stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.

UK Chancellor unveils commemorative Brexit 50p coin

The Brexit delay meant about a million coins had to be melted down and the metal put aside until a new departure date was confirmed.

Poll: Will you watch the seven-way leaders' debate tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the seven-way leaders' debate tomorrow?

RTÉ are broadcasting live from NUI Galway on Monday night.

From The42 Tokyo in sight for Timothy after watching Rio Games from hospital Relentless Pursuit

Tokyo in sight for Timothy after watching Rio Games from hospital

‘I didn’t just want to cycle around the place, I wanted to race.’

Garda Commissioner considers promoting up to 92 sergeants to inspector without fresh competition

A garda spokesperson said increasing supervisory levels is a priority for the commissioner.

Sitdown Sunday: The secret history of facial recognition

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Gardaí investigating after man (40s) dies in fire at apartment in Cavan town

The fire broke out at an apartment off Main Street shortly before 8pm last night.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Man (33) dies after fatal stabbing incident in Gorey, Co Wexford

A woman in her 30s has been arrested.

The Irish For: Cúpla focail for the happy couple

Wedding prayers and toasts can sound so beautiful in Irish, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 56 as US consulate prepares evacuation from Wuhan

Cases have been found in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, the US, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal, France, Australia and Canada.

From The42 After Clifford and Fenton's heroics, Keane and Farrell give exhibition in art of saying nothing Yerra

After Clifford and Fenton's heroics, Keane and Farrell give exhibition in art of saying nothing

Neither manager gave much away after last night’s entertaining draw.

Rise in support for Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin, according to poll

It’s the first time since April 2017 that Fianna Fáil has polled ahead of Fine Gael in this series of polls.

Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign

Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done

Turkish earthquake rescue efforts continue as death toll reaches 31

Officials said at least 1,556 people were injured in Friday night’s quake.

From The42 The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years Comeback Kid

The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years

Prolific forward Paddy Cunningham is back in the Antrim fold for the first time since 2014.

Lise Hand: Most voters in the real world don’t give a monkey's if Leo Varadkar smoked hash

The bleak first week of the election campaign meant any moment of lighter drama was welcomed by all, writes Lise Hand.

'Affordable and transparent': HSE's new system for purchasing medicines to cost €1.3 billion

The five-year tender for a dynamic purchasing system will ensure good quality medicines are available on a timely basis, the HSE said.

Garda Commissioner has earmarked a €23 million reduction in Dublin policing Exclusive

Drew Harris is looking to reduce the overspend in the Dublin region.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Durcan goal secures draw for Mayo in spectacular finish to clash with Donegal All Square

Durcan goal secures draw for Mayo in spectacular finish to clash with Donegal

Dramatic end to the action in Ballybofey.

Man told he can't access government mortgage scheme because he's married

After initially being told he was eligible, the applicant was later told he wasn’t but argued there was no legal basis as to why.

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