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Today’s News

The Christchurch mosque shooter has been charged with terrorism

The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.

Fianna Fáil election candidate assaulted by youth on scrambler bike during community clean-up

Gardaí confirmed they were investigating the incident.

From The42 Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract Church

Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract

The Leinster prop has agreed a new two-year national contract.

Man charged with common assault after Nigel Farage has milkshake thrown over him

Farage had the milkshake thrown over him while he was out canvassing in Newcastle city centre.

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'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall

10 Dublin candidates talked climate change, housing and the EU defence spend.

From The42 'I know I don’t have the skill of Hoggie or Lehane or Cadogan' - Walsh happy to fill hard working role in Cork attack The Hard Yards

'I know I don’t have the skill of Hoggie or Lehane or Cadogan' - Walsh happy to fill hard working role in Cork attack

Aidan Walsh played a key role in Sunday’s win in the Gaelic Grounds.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

An extra €50 million is needed to ensure a place for all children on the National Childcare Scheme

Minister Katherine Zappone said it comes on the back of ‘decades of neglect’ in the area.

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use?

Proposals to liberalise drug laws here are on the table, but the government isn’t set to implement full decriminalisation.

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'Try creating a second living space': 5 ideas to take your spare room from sad to sensational

Brexit back on Cabinet agenda as Tánaiste says no-deal Brexit preparations must continue

Leo Varadkar is to meet UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Dublin in the next few weeks.

Five-year-old boy hospitalised after becoming trapped in underground pipe in Clare

Three units of the fire brigade from Shannon town attended the scene and helped to rescue the boy.

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

Legendary F1 driver Niki Lauda dies aged 70

Lauda survived horrific injuries in a crash during a race in 1976 but went on to win further world championships.

Opinion: Directly elected mayors would be good for democracy

Citizens of some cities will vote on Friday as to whether to introduce a directly elected mayor – the move would boost local government, writes Deiric Ó Broin .

Lyra McKee murder and parcel bomb plot given as reasons for two special 'Omagh laws' being renewed again

Dissident republican threat and gangland crime are to be given as reasons for two special laws being renewed.

Number of non-EEA students in Ireland reaches record level: here's where they're coming from

There has been a 45% increase in students from non-EEA countries since 2013.

Homeowners to pay back cost of house retrofits through their energy bills over 10 to 20 years

The initiative is contained in the new Climate Action Plan which will be published in a couple of weeks.

Yesterday’s News

Development of 88 apartments at former Phoenix Park racecourse gets green light

An Bord Pleanala granted permission for the development after an appeal.

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December

The teen has been identified by US Customs and Border Protection as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez.

Children's Hospice Week: 'We get 15 days of respite a year - it's the only time we have together'

Cian Murphy has been attending LauraLynn Children’s Hospice – and charming the nurses there – since 2013.

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Iranian foreign minister says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

The riposte by Iran’s top diplomat followed an ominous warning by Trump.

From The42 Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end Heading Home

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan

Public agencies will have to reduce food waste, promote water conservation, and roll out recycling practices.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting

This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.

Refusal to allow child with 'complex educational needs' attend school during summer challenged in High Court

The action has been taken on behalf of a six-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome.

From The42 More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation Decline

More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation

‘Survival is essential,’ as two-time All-Ireland winner Joachim Kelly takes over from Kevin Martin.

Council gives green light to plans for €3.53 billion Intel facility in Leixlip

The planning authority has given the chip giant the go-ahead in spite of a small number of objections.

Man brings High Court challenge over IBTS policy on gay men donating blood

The action has been taken by 27-year-old Tomas Heneghan.

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

RTÉ News hires new south-east correspondent after high-profile departure

Conor Kane is to take on the role that was held by Damien Tiernan.

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

From The42 The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport Award

The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport

Interview with teenage soccer star Isibeal Atkinson wins April prize.

Lidl recalls two batches of biscuits as ingredients not labelled in English

The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.

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Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation

The Parisian landmark was put on lockdown this afternoon.

Warning issued over 'severe and increasing' threat to native crayfish species

Ireland holds one of the largest populations of the globally endangered white-clawed crayfish.

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