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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Today’s News

Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed

He added he believes the GFA should be reformed to change the controversial petition of concern.

Man who had to be helped to exit house he burgled jailed for two years

The Dublin man was “highly intoxicated” during the incident, a court heard.

Government to offer 'every support available' to Dublin school damaged by major fire

Options are now being considered to house pupils while Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní is repaired.

Two men arrested over fatal stabbing in Loughlinstown released without charge

A 31-year-old man died yesterday after being stabbed.

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UK government drops plans for ban use of porn websites among under-18s

The new laws were due to come into effect from 15 July.

From The42 Ireland looking for blend of experience and form in team to face All Blacks Fit And Fresh

Ireland looking for blend of experience and form in team to face All Blacks

Joe Schmidt has some important decisions to confirm tomorrow.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Insurance industry says it will engage with Central Bank probe into dual-pricing

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty claims customers are being hit by a ‘loyalty penalty’.

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds

The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

Patients with rare cancer say it's 'disgraceful' consultant role hasn't been filled for over two years

The Sarcoma Action & Support Group has called for Health Minister Simon Harris to intervene.

Gardaí investigating the 2015 murder of Peter Murphy arrest two men in their 20s

The body of Peter Murphy was discovered by his landlord in his rented house in February 2015.

Gardaí investigating suspected homophobic attack on man (50s) in Dublin

The assault happened at around 10.30pm yesterday near the Malahide Road in Coolock.

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil Caged This post contains videos

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil

Several carers spoke today about the huge amount of work they do looking after loved ones.

From The42 Herring set to join Ireland's World Cup squad as Cronin suffers injury Late Arrival

Herring set to join Ireland's World Cup squad as Cronin suffers injury

The Ulster hooker has won eight caps in this Test career so far.

Penneys closes Rathfarnham store after 28 years

Penneys said that the lease on the store had been due to expire.

Gardaí appeal for information on 17-year-old boy missing since 26 August

Nexhmedin Muja has been missing from Rathfarnham, Dublin.

Over 90,000 applications for Late Late Toy Show tickets

Host Ryan Tubridy said he was ‘gobsmacked’ by the demand.

Irish disability activist Sinéad Burke makes the cut on BBC's top 100 women in the world

This year’s theme is based around what the future would look like ‘if it was driven by women’.

From The42 Here's how Ireland could still qualify for Euro 2020 if they lose to Denmark Permutations

Here's how Ireland could still qualify for Euro 2020 if they lose to Denmark

The Boys in Green are likely to get another chance even if they fall short at the Aviva Stadium next month.

Leo Varadkar on beef protests: 'We need to see the task force do its job'

Farmers began protesting outside the Dept. of Agriculture claiming the meat industry has not held up its end of the bargain

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders

The protests began after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders earlier this week.

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar suggested the idea of a referendum yesterday.

North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain

The location and the animal are symbols associated with the Kim family’s dynastic rule.

Opt-out organ donation plan accused of 'misleading the public'

The plans will be debated at the Oireachtas Health Committee today.

From The42 Joe Schmidt has transformed Ireland's approach to facing the All Blacks Confidence

Joe Schmidt has transformed Ireland's approach to facing the All Blacks

‘I think it provokes excitement, it provokes a little bit of anxiety.’

US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires

There was one thing they all agreed on – President Donald Trump should be impeached.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

'Carrie Lam step down!': Chaotic scenes in Hong Kong legislature as hecklers shout down major speech Crisis This post contains videos

'Carrie Lam step down!': Chaotic scenes in Hong Kong legislature as hecklers shout down major speech

The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to win hearts and minds after four months of seething pro-democracy protests.

Trump tells family of teen killed in crash that diplomat's wife will not return to the UK

The parents of teenager Harry Dunn met Donald Trump in the White House.

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed

Events in Syria appear to represent a major setback for the US and a major victory for Syria’s President Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies, writes Tom Clonan.

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems

Up to 17% of porn users experience personal distress as a result of watching the material.

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

Yesterday’s News

Hunter Biden admits error in judgment but denies any wrongdoing

Joe Biden’s son is at the centre of an impeachment probe against US President Donald Trump.

Extinction Rebellion launching legal action against police over London protest ban

Activists continued protests in the capital in defiance of the police order today.

Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story

The broadcaster has denied not supporting the journalist’s work.

From The42 Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat Report

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

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