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Today’s News

Intimidation, harassment and saddled with drug debt: The problems facing the most isolated women of Dublin's inner city

A new work will look into coercion and intimidation facing women in Dublin.

Taoiseach promises income tax cuts and rules out entering government with Sinn Féin

The Taoiseach also used his speech to take a pop at Fianna Fáil.

Sebastian Barry: Fragment of a coffin ship journal, author unknown

The truth is my father was ashamed of our emergency, he was a proud man that had worked his quarter acre like a Trojan. Now he was nothing.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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Dunnes stripped a Blackrock store's insides before clearing the planning system
From The42 John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position Changing Places

John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position

Delaney moves to newly-created position of Executive Vice-President with immediate effect.

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées

More than 100 businesses were damaged last week weekend in Paris during yellow vest riots.

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney

The man tipped to be the next EC president says the UK is ‘infecting’ Europe’s decision-making process..

From The42 Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Gibraltar Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Gibraltar

Ireland got Mick McCarthy’s tenure off to a less-than-convincing start with a 1-0 defeat of their opponents.

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How much did the 'Lionel Messi of pigeons' sell for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of months that it could take to establish a gambling regulator.

From The42 Misfiring Ireland shake off Gibraltar and tough conditions to start Euro campaign with a win Job Done

Misfiring Ireland shake off Gibraltar and tough conditions to start Euro campaign with a win

A banner critical of John Delaney appeared among the Irish fans as the road to Euro 2020 began with a win.

Plans to avoid a hard border in a no-deal scenario are 'very rough', says Varadkar

Thousands of protesters are due to march on London today demanding a second Brexit referendum.

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases

Ricardo Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the highest-ranking Catholic official in Chile.

Donaldson says Ireland should join the Commonwealth, Coveney says it's not on the table

It had been thought that the DUP were softening their stance towards the draft Brexit deal – until yesterday’s statement.

Man appears in court charged over assault which left 73-year-old man in critical condition

The incident took place at a car park in Sleaveen East, Macroom on Thursday.

1,300 people being evacuated from cruise ship off coast of Norway due to engine problems

Police reported the passengers would be evacuated by helicopter.

'When it's a white attacker, something happened to him as opposed to him being inherently evil'

An Irish expert explains how the “psychological autopsy” carried out after a terror attack differs depending on who the suspect is.

Funeral takes place for Ruth Maguire who went missing during hen party last weekend

Ruth Maguire (30), from Newcastle, Co Down, had last been seen close to midnight last Saturday night.

Murphy says it was 'irresponsible' to promise to end homelessness

The minister said there will always be people who present as homeless.

Woman (40s) dies after house fire broke out in Co Meath this morning

The fire broke out at around 9.40am in a house on Castlemartin Avenue.

Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges

Eric Eoin Marques will appear in court in the US on Monday.

'Put it to the people': Thousands march in London calling for second Brexit referendum

Meanwhile, more than four million people have signed an online petition calling Article 50 to be revoked.

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

Go-Ahead Ireland won a contract in 2017 to operate 10% of routes previously operated by Dublin Bus.

Two men charged after robbing business while armed with knife and hammer

The incident happened at Deepwater Quay in Co Sligo on Thursday.

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to be associated with actions of Conor McGregor

This time last week, Varadkar was somewhat overshadowed at the Chicago St Patrick’s Day parade.

'We've lost a warrior': Tributes paid after death of independent midwife Philomena Canning

Canning, who was suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, had been seeking damages from the HSE.

From the Garden: What is the difference between celery and celeriac?

Time to transplant those tomatoes too. ‘Did you know that the little fuzzy hairs on the stem of a tomato seedling can become a root if planted under the soil?’

From The42 Do you remember the first time? Mick McCarthy's big night, Roy's rage and a bizarre search for new players The Second Coming

Do you remember the first time? Mick McCarthy's big night, Roy's rage and a bizarre search for new players

In March 1996, the Republic of Ireland kickstarted a new era with a friendly against Russia at Lansdowne Road.

'Unprovoked attacks by a gang of feathered brutes': Dubliners cry foul over seagull aggression

48 permits have been granted to tackle Dublin’s seagull issues.

Offbeat Donut has secretly franchised in Prague - and is plotting more Irish stores

The chain is keen to expand beyond the Irish capital.

From The42 'When I turned 30 I had one county championship, and when I'm retiring now I've eight' Life Goes On

'When I turned 30 I had one county championship, and when I'm retiring now I've eight'

Eoin Brosnan called time on his senior club football career with Dr Crokes earlier this week.

Poll: Are you still doing Lent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still doing Lent?

Were they just so chocolatey?

New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday

Promoters MCD hope to make Dun Laoghaire Pier the home for gigs over three days this June bank holiday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as the weekend kicks off.

High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds

Edmund Honohan has said there are many similarities to be drawn with the Apple case being taken.

From The42 The fall and rise of a former Ireland and Premier League teenage sensation Comeback This post contains videos

The fall and rise of a former Ireland and Premier League teenage sensation

Keith O’Neill recalls the “devastating” end to his international career and the ups and downs of his relationship with Mick McCarthy.

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls

His comments come in the wake of renewed calls for RTÉ to sit out this year’s contest.

Islamic State group defeated in Syria by Syrian Democratic Forces

Fighters from the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance raised their yellow flag in Baghouz early today.

From The42 'F**k off home' - How Mick McCarthy recovered from Lansdowne boos to become Ireland's go-to man Redemption

'F**k off home' - How Mick McCarthy recovered from Lansdowne boos to become Ireland's go-to man

Almost 6,000 days after he was booed out of Lansdowne Road, McCarthy returns for a second stint in the job.

Hospitality firm loses appeal to run 8 short-term let apartments in Dublin without planning permission

An Bord Pleanála rejected an appeal following a DCC decision last year.

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