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Today’s News

Mr Moonlight trial: Pathologist said injuries 'could be result of traffic collision or serious assault'

Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan was found dead almost two years after going missing

Teenager who abducted and killed Alesha MacPhail named as Aaron Campbell

The six-year-old’s body was found in a wooded area on the Isle of Bute, Scotland in July 2018.

Man jailed for assaulting nine-month-old girl, leaving her with life-threatening skull fracture

The 26-year-old man assaulted his then partner’s nine-month-old daughter.

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How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Victim of retired surgeon tells court he was given 'a life sentence of pain'

Patrick Cusack told the court he had not had a proper night’s sleep in 45 years.

Fine Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy to run for MEP seat in Ireland South

The deputy will be one of three from Fine Gael on the ballot.

Empire producers cut Smollett from season's last episodes following his arrest

The show’s producers said they are placing their trust in the legal system.

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

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Mild weather to continue this weekend but keep your brolly handy

Some patchy rain is expected over the next few days.

Man sentenced after robbing shop and threatening to stab worker with red liquid-filled syringe

Rooney Dignam entered the shop on the day in question and told the worker to open the till or he would stab her.

Over 200 jobs to be created in Sligo as GW Plastics expands its Irish operations

The US company manufactures injection moulded thermoplastic and silicone solution for healthcare and pharmaceutical industries

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Cronin gets first Six Nations start with Carty set for Ireland debut in Italy

Joe Schmidt has made four changes to his starting team for the Six Nations.

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'You have nowhere to run and nowhere to hide': R Kelly hit with fresh sexual abuse allegations

Two more women have accused R Kelly of sexually assaulting them as teens.

Man arrested after gardaí discover pint of Guinness next to him in car

The man was stopped by gardaí at a Meath Roads Policing checkpoint on Wednesday night.

Mytaxi is changing its name to FREE NOW

The taxi app formerly known as Hailo, currently called Mytaxi, is to rebrand to ‘FREE NOW’ later this year.

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Chelsea placed under transfer ban for next two windows

The club have been punished for breaching rules on the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18.

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Poll: Should it be mandatory to register all drones?

Dublin Airport yesterday temporarily suspended all flights for 30 minutes due to the sighting of a drone.

'Mega bill' provides for all-island electricity, buses and pensions in no-deal Brexit

The Tánaiste said that some ministers’ St Patrick’s Day visits abroad could be curtailed as they work on the Brexit legislation.

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report

The document details the cases of 85 priests convicted of paedophilia.

Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week

He has no plans to join the recently formed independent group.

Fianna Fáil and SDLP urge all 'pro-Remain' parties to back 5 Brexit principles

The statement calls on Sinn Féin to take its seats in Westminster to vote down a no-deal Brexit, saying that “every vote counts”.

EuroMillions winners 'considering their options' about going public or not

The family syndicate won’t be collecting the cheque until at least next week anyway.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s the news as you start your day.

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

Richard Branson concert to be held on Venezuelan border with Colombia as standoff over aid intensifies

The concert, dubbed Venezuela Live Aid, aims to raise $100 million.

Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life

Meanwhile, Israel began a mission to make its first Moon landing.

'Apology rings hollow': Roger Stone hit with tightened gag order over controversial Instagram post

Stone had posted an inflammatory picture of the judge on his Instagram account several days ago.

Opinion: It is time for change in the Catholic church and that starts with equality for women

‘Guided by the Holy Spirit we must come together and find new inclusive governance structures to replace the old patriarchal model, which has broken down’, writes Colm Holmes.

From The42 'Rugby's always been my number one' - Dane looks to take chance in Italy Halfback

'Rugby's always been my number one' - Dane looks to take chance in Italy

The Ulster scrum-half came through the ranks in Enniskillen to make her debut this year.

Metrolink: How did we get here and what's next?

The NTA is due to publish a preferred route in March.

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country

Research from University College Cork has identified the top 10 most at-risk towns in Ireland for the first time.

Drug users in Dublin consuming entire trays of prescription tablets

“People might not associate their intake of pills with increasing their overdose risk,” says Ana Liffey Drug Project CEO Tony Duffin.

Yesterday’s News

Shamima Begum calls for 'mercy' from British authorities after having citizenship revoked

Begum was 15 when she ran away to join the jihadists in 2015.

Woman missing from Co Mayo found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

From The42 'If this guy is clearly way better than everybody else in his peer group, then it makes sense' Foreign Investment This post contains videos

'If this guy is clearly way better than everybody else in his peer group, then it makes sense'

Andy Dunne and The42′s Murray Kinsella discuss Munster prospect Keynan Knox and the issue of recruiting players out of school abroad.

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Batch of cheese sold at Cork City Craft Fair recalled due to listeria fears

Samples were also available at the craft fair.

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