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Today’s News

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Fianna Fáil slaps down government's idea of means-testing for pension payments

Fianna Fáil accused the government of kite-flying.

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should College Green be pedestrianised?

A trial is happening today, but some people want the move to be permanent.

Sitdown Sunday: The mysterious death of the boxer Sonny Liston

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

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10 simple showstoppers that will make you look like a great cook (even if you're not)

The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star

The calling to travel beyond the Earth owes itself to mythology as well as science, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From The42 'Championships haven’t always gone our way. This is the result after all those disappointments' Interview

'Championships haven’t always gone our way. This is the result after all those disappointments'

Marcus Lawler chats University Games success, casting aside years of doubt and succeeding alongside his mother.

Man dies after collision between motorcycle and car in Cork N25

Man dies after collision between motorcycle and car in Cork

The occupants of the car, a man and woman aged in their early 80s, were taken to hospital as a precaution.

Minister sought guarantee for premium reductions but told 'it would be difficult to persuade insurers'

Minister Michael D’Arcy has held meetings with various parties over the issue of insurance in recent months.

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Raise a glass at this €2.25m Wicklow mansion with its own in-house pub
From The42 McBrearty's consistent class proves that Donegal are nowhere close to a one-man team Top Dogs This post contains videos

McBrearty's consistent class proves that Donegal are nowhere close to a one-man team

The star forward is a standout performer for Declan Bonner’s side.

Seven ministerial advisers have a pay packet above the maximum salary of €91,624

This is allowed if the department in question has the approval of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

The Class of '16: The advisers from Enda Kenny's government, where are they now?

Most are still in politics but a significant number have made the jump to the corporate world.

Yesterday’s News

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.

Dublin's College Green will be pedestrianised tomorrow - these diversions will be in place

The area is being pedestrianised on a trial basis.

'If we've done our job well you shouldn't know we've done anything at all': Preserving books that are thousands of years old Chester Beatty This post contains videos

'If we've done our job well you shouldn't know we've done anything at all': Preserving books that are thousands of years old

We visited the labs of the Chester Beatty Library where they work on preparing items for display.

From The42 Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory' Poliical Football

Donal Conway to seek reelection at next week's FAI AGM after 'resounding victory'

The package of 78 recommendations put forward by the Sport Ireland/FAI Governance Review Group was passed with a margin of 116-2 at an EGM this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Quiz: How well do you know your venomous creatures?

Let’s test your knowledge of the world’s poisonous animals.

From The42 Shane Lowry shoots 63 to take four-shot lead into final round of The Open The Open
From The42 Red Hand come from behind to overcome battling Rebels Super 8s

Red Hand come from behind to overcome battling Rebels

Mickey Harte’s side went up the gears after the break at HQ.

How many people said they don't conserve water because of how often it rains in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The amount of unfit or illegal meat and food products seized at Irish ports and airports.

Cyclist (50) seriously injured during hit-and-run in west Dublin

The incident happened in Mulhuddart village on Thursday morning.

London's Met Police apologise after Twitter and email accounts are hacked

A number of unauthorised posts were also made on the force’s website last night.

Man due in court over fatal stabbing of 45 year-old man in north Dublin

The incident happened at around 4am on Friday morning.

Ireland's ambassador to the UK says a Northern Ireland border poll would 'degrade' attempts to resolve Brexit

There has been speculation that Brexit could eventually lead to a united Ireland.

Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'

The seizure has been labelled a “dangerous further aggravation of an already tense situation”.

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen

Emanuela Orlandi was last seen leaving a music class in Rome in 1983.

British police hunt for two men after gas release on London Tube carriage

The incident happened at around 9.15am.

From the Garden: If your garden is blooming, it can sometimes be difficult to know what to cook

Too much cauliflower? There is a recipe for that, writes Michael Kelly.

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.

Teenage girl missing from Meath since Wednesday

Gardaí have appealed for help finding Kayla Wearon (15).

Woman charged after drugs worth €1m and firearms are seized during raid

Gardaí searched a house in Tallaght on Thursday.

From The42 Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations? Broadcasting

Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations?

IRFU CEO Philip Browne says the competition has to “embrace the change.”

Poll: Will Brexit happen by 31 October? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Brexit happen by 31 October?

A new British prime minister is set to be sworn in next week.

Irish Greyhound Board withdraws funding from Rose of Tralee after contestants receive 'malicious threats'

The IGB has been mired in controversy since serious animal welfare issues were uncovered last month.

Gardaí target Dublin online drug supplier who uses 'hundreds of SIM cards' a year to evade detection

The supplier himself does not want to be seen buying these SIM cards and instead pays younger people to do it for him.

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'

“The great strength of Ireland is that the UK has not been negotiating with Ireland, but with the EU,” Adonis told TheJournal.ie

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