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Today’s News

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16 RIP

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16

The CBBC star died suddenly on Sunday 7 April.

Poll: Should Ireland mark the anniversary of the day it became a Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland mark the anniversary of the day it became a Republic?

Ireland officially left the Commonwealth on 18 April 1948.

From The42 Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup Final Chapter

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like

The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.

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Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic

This meant that Ireland left the Commonwealth, and formally ended the statutory role of the British monarchy in Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

From The42 'This club is building something special again' - Toulouse in confident mood ahead of trip to face Leinster Last Four

'This club is building something special again' - Toulouse in confident mood ahead of trip to face Leinster

Toulouse saw off Clermont Auvergne in a top of the table clash on Sunday in France.

At least 637 young people in or near queue on night of Tyrone disco tragedy

Police say they want to ensure they’ve spoke to everyone.

Man (50s) killed in late-night road collision in Clonmel

A section of the N24 remains closed in both directions to facilitate an examination of the area.

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North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

Trump prepares response as Mueller report finally gets published today

The 400-page report will be published with redactions.

Scammers are calling and emailing people asking for Notre-Dame donations

The French Heritage Foundation is accepting donations only through its website; it’s so far collected €13 million.

Opinion: 'Big businesses will cry wolf and fire accusations of nanny-statism at any public health intervention'

But education and individual agency cannot help people to ‘do the right thing’ when it comes to their health, writes Maebh Ní Fhallúin.

Death toll in Portuguese tourist bus crash rises to 29 after woman dies in hospital

Televised images showed the bus had spun off the road.

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries

Varadkar says government needs to ensure they are on solid ground if one is going to restrict the right to protest.

DCC forfeited almost €90k in library fines to boost memberships

Dublin City Council abolished library fines at the start of this year.

'It’s like a prison, it’s just horrible': Family hubs through the eyes of homeless children

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office spoke with 80 children living in family hubs around the country.

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student Exclusive

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

Yesterday’s News

Eighth man arrested in connection with Strokestown eviction

The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.

Candidates in more than 150 election areas to go poster free for upcoming elections

After an eight-week campaign 91 candidates have said they are going poster free.

From The42 Tottenham stun Man City in all-time Champions League classic Thriller This post contains videos

Tottenham stun Man City in all-time Champions League classic

Spurs lost 4-3 on the night but went through on away goals.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Bono, Julian Assange and pigs made the headlines today.

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From The42 As it happened: Man City v Tottenham, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Man City v Tottenham, Champions League

Man City faced Tottenham with a place in the competition’s semi-final up for grabs.

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness

The first of its kind fund will go towards helping local groups and community-based projects.

Pig brains partially revived hours after animals died

Certain brain cells’ normal functions had restarted and the immune system appeared to work.

John Boyne quits Twitter after criticism from trans activists following newspaper article

‘He spoke of his rejection of the term ‘cis’ used to refer to those who are not part of the trans community.

From The42 Ex-Man United player Nicky Butt receives bail after being arrested on suspicion of assault Problems

Ex-Man United player Nicky Butt receives bail after being arrested on suspicion of assault

The Red Devils’ head of academy was held by police following reports that a woman had been assaulted.

Ex-Peru president kills himself after attempted police arrest

The attempted arrest took place at 6.30 am at Alan García’s home.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Canadian police officer cleared over fatal road collision with Irishman

Twenty nine-year-old Brendan Keogh was struck by an unmarked police vehicle in March 2018.

FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh

The FDA said it couldn’t assure women that these devices were safe and effective longterm.

More than 2,270 women reported a rape or sexual assault to Gardaí last year

The majority of those who reported sexual assaults were female.

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France launches international contest to help design rebuild of Notre Dame Old Lady Of Paris This post contains videos

France launches international contest to help design rebuild of Notre Dame

There’s also growing unease about the vast sums pledged by donors for the rebuild.

UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July

The new laws will come into effect from 15 July.

From The42 Join The42 for a monster table quiz and support a great cause Support Sinead

Join The42 for a monster table quiz and support a great cause

We’re dusting off the Quizmaster 2000 to help raise funds for Sinéad Lowndes.

Ross O'Carroll Kelly column did not 'promote negative hatred' towards English people - Press Ombudsman

A complaint against The Irish Times’ column, published in February, was not upheld.

Bono pays a visit to the Dáil to hear US Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak

She repeated that a US-US trade deal is off the table post-Brexit if the Good Friday Accord is compromised.

CAB seizes €31k, vehicles and Rolex watches in sting on family suspected of extorting elderly people

11 searches were carried out on premises across Cork this morning.

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