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Today’s News

Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution

Nicholas Sutton’s defenders said he had been a model prisoner for more than 30 years.

Varadkar and Martin to meet for exploratory talks next week

TDs yesterday failed to elect a new Taoiseach on the first day of the 33rd Dáil.

Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick

The items were recovered in Abbeyfeale in 2011.

Chants of 'Nazis out' at vigils in Germany after gunman kills nine people

The bloodshed came amid growing concerns about far-right violence in Germany.

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The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Man jailed for 17 years for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane

The 28-year-old man strangled the Essex woman and buried her body in a forested area outside Auckland, New Zealand.

From The42 Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke Controversy

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

Hundreds of healthcare workers to strike today in dispute over pay restoration

Siptu members employed by Section 39 organisations are taking strike action across the country.

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Gardaí investigating Wicklow burglary gang who wait for people to return home from work before striking

Four incidents of theft or burglary have occured in the last three days.

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women HRT

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women

That’s according to the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Concerns raised after Cork doctors, rather than radiographers, did x-rays on patients with coronavirus symptoms

Junior doctors at Cork University Hospital were left having to do chest x-rays instead of the radiographers.

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí 'very concerned' for welfare of missing Mayo man

Liam is described as being 5’4″ tall with red hair, a slight build and blue eyes.

'She was loved by so many people': Family of Cork schoolgirl killed in crash say they'll mourn her forever

Counselling is being offered to pupils at Kimberly O’Connor’s secondary school in Cork.

Keeping opioid dependents in methadone treatment for longer saves lives, study finds

Drug-related deaths were found to be significantly higher at the start of treatment and in the first month after it finished.

Posh silverware, maiden speeches and tetchy barbs - here's how the first day of the 33rd Dáil played out

Leo Varadkar tendered his resignation as Taoiseach this evening.

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Revenue warned government to urgently close loophole allowing businesses double claim tax relief

Revenue warned government to urgently close loophole allowing businesses double claim tax relief

A Department of Finance spokesman said they believed the issue had been largely nipped in the bud.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines on the first day of the 33rd Dáil.

Trailer Watch: Dublin International Film Festival highlights Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Dublin International Film Festival highlights

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From The42 Martial nabs crucial away goal as Man Utd hold slight edge ahead of home second leg Round 1 This post contains videos

Martial nabs crucial away goal as Man Utd hold slight edge ahead of home second leg

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side played out a draw against Club Brugge in their Europa League last-32 tie.

AS IT HAPPENED: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil 33

AS IT HAPPENED: No Taoiseach elected as new lineup of TDs meets for first day of Dáil

Leo Varadkar, Micheál Martin, Mary Lou McDonald and Eamon Ryan have all been rejected by the house.

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Mary Lou receives most Dáil votes, but no Taoiseach has been elected today

The 33rd Dáil convened today in Leinster House.

Sacked NI secretary Julian Smith hits back at accusations he sealed power-sharing deal by keeping details from Johnson

Smith said that Johnson did not “sign off a key government deal without reading it first”.

High Court rejects challenge against deportation of convicted drug dealer

Shaheed Adeola Ishola was jailed following the discovery of €1.4 million worth of cocaine.

Roger Stone jailed for 3 years and 4 months for obstructing Russia probe

Stone was jailed for impeding a congressional investigation into whether the Trump 2016 election campaign conspired with Russia.

Mystery objector successfully stalling Dublin city centre getting its first new cinema in years

Legal firm Arthur Cox says the company behind objection doesn’t exist.

Four buildings in Tullamore town centre to be used for new direct provision centre

Local representatives and government officials met this afternoon to discuss the plans.

Attempted murder investigation launched after man stabbed at London mosque

The incident happened at 3.10pm today.

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater Shannon This post contains videos

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater

Increased rainfall coupled with increased discharges from the Weir has left residents along the Shannon catchment “concerned”.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

John Delaney joined as party to proceedings brought by corporate watchdog after search of FAI

The matter concerns materials recently seized from the FAI’s offices.

Mary Lou McDonald wants to 'clear the air' with Jewish leader over TD's anti-Semitic tweets

Réada Cronin has apologised after writing that Israel had ‘taken Nazism to a new level’.

From The42 'Sometimes the first question is, 'What is your fee?'' - Brady lifts lid on club manager payments Money Talks

'Sometimes the first question is, 'What is your fee?'' - Brady lifts lid on club manager payments

But David Brady believes the fixtures issue is the GAA’s real ‘problem child’.

JFK's car, Mary Lou's cavalry and a Healy-Rae hooley - it all went down as TDs entered the Dáil First Day Of Term This post contains videos

JFK's car, Mary Lou's cavalry and a Healy-Rae hooley - it all went down as TDs entered the Dáil

There were 48 new TDs entering Leinster House and they came to celebrate.

Council claims controversial visitor centre near Hell Fire Club will not harm protected wildlife and habitats

The visitor centre is strongly opposed by many local residents and environmental groups.

Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs.

Seán Ó Fearghaíl has been re-elected Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann

Ó Feargháil received 130 votes with Independent TD Denis Naughten receiving 28 votes.

Whirlpool recalls more models of Hotpoint washing machines amid fire concerns

An issue has been identified with the door lock system on affected models.

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