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Today’s News

Opinion: When it comes to climate change, is the petroleum industry the only 'bad guy'?

Climate change is undeniable, writes the head of petroleum industry grouping, and we all have a hand in it.

Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off

Collins spoke at length about his experience on the mission and about NASA’s next moon programme.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Reality of backstop not changing or going anywhere will confront new British prime minister, says Donohoe

Jeremy Hunt proclaimed during a television debate with Boris Johnson that the backstop is “dead”.

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Man in his 70s killed and another airlifted to hospital after two-car collision in Waterford N25

FSAI recalls batch of Dutch cannabis oil after finding it contains psychoactive cannabis

The oil, imported from the Netherlands, was found to contain THC.

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football' FAI

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football'

In a strongly-worded letter to FAI president Donal Conway, the minister says the upcoming election falls short of the transparency.

Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as the President of the European Commission

The German defence minister will take up her post in November.

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Harris says he wasn't aware of CervicalCheck results IT glitch before 10 July

Meanwhile, the HSE says that 52 of the women who were re-tested were found to have HPV.

Who are the progressive congresswomen Trump tweeted should 'go back' to where they came from?

Trump said they should ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

From The42 Installation of new pitch sees Cork's Super 8s clash with Roscommon moved out of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Pitch Imperfect

Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August

Roadside hedge cutting is only allowed between September and February every year.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Garda with 15 years' experience pleads guilty to possession of €100 worth of cocaine

The garda was found with approximately 1.6 grammes of the drug in 2018.

Galway's Carbon nightclub is closing to become a Wetherspoons

The English discount pub chain is to turn it into a pub and beer garden.

From The42 O'Neill resigns as Kildare boss after four years in charge Stepping Down

O'Neill resigns as Kildare boss after four years in charge

The Lilywhites manager informed his players and the county board on Monday night.

Conjoined twin girls separated in London after 55 hours of surgery

Only one in every 2.5 million births produces conjoined twins.

Man who killed neighbour with crowbar to be committed to Central Mental Hospital for 'lengthy' period

Richard McLaughlin was found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of Jimmy ‘James’ Loughlin.

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

From The42 'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70 RIP

'Voice of greyhound racing' Michael Fortune dies at 70

‘He saw it as an honour to share his love for the sport to anyone who would listen.’

Banks offer average of €194,000 to people who lost homes due to tracker mortgage scandal

There were 99 homes lost as a result of lenders’ failings as well as 216 buy-to-let properties.

Children of Bobby Ryan launch High Court cases against father's killer Patrick Quirke

Patrick Quirke was convicted in May of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Von der Leyen 'ready' to back Brexit delay in pitch to MEPs for European Commission president bid

MEPs will vote today on whether to elect the German defence minister to the European Commission top job.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership? Ireland's Water This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?

Minister Eoghan Murphy has said a referendum on the topic could be held as early as next year.

There are plans for the installation of four bus shelters along Dublin's O'Connell Street

The applications have been submitted to Dublin City Council by the National Transport Authority.

Ryanair to cut services this winter over Boeing 737 MAX aircraft delays

The airline is looking at which bases “should suffer these short term cuts and/or closures from November 2019″.

Sentencing of man who abused boy (13) delayed over confusion on whether he accepts guilt

Leddy had pleaded not guilty but was convicted on all counts by majority verdict.

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

'We will not be silenced': US congresswomen accuse Trump of 'blatantly racist attack'

The US President yesterday said: “If you’re not happy here, you can leave.”

Thief who killed father-of-three after poisoning him with date rape drug found guilty

Gerald Matovu drugged and stole from men after meeting them for sex through dating apps such as Grindr.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help'

There were approximately 270 calls every week to the National 24-Hour Freephone Helpline in 2018.

A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening

There won’t be another one for 2 years, so Astronomy Ireland is asking people to send photos of the eclipse into them.

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

Referendum on water ownership could be held in early 2020, says minister

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said wording for the referendum should be ready in the autumn.

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

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