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Today’s News

From The42 The King’s Road, Steve McQueen and Dalymount Park – John Dempsey on the contrasts of playing for Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s Memory Lane

The King’s Road, Steve McQueen and Dalymount Park – John Dempsey on the contrasts of playing for Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s

Born in London to Irish parents, Dempsey was a member of the first Chelsea team to win the FA Cup, but found success harder to come by with Ireland.

New diaries reveal how a top Irish diplomat helped James Joyce's family flee Nazi-occupied France

Seán Lester was the last Secretary General of the League of Nations and tried to help Joyce as he fled the Nazis.

Netflix chief confirms streaming giant interested in deal with Harry and Meghan

The couple last night announced that they will stop using HRH titles.

Sitdown Sunday: The sinking of the Estonia

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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Make every day a holiday at this €1.7m period home with its own heated pool

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

The Irish For: Bond and Banríon Eilís - a good collaboration?

Getting a singer like Eilís to perform a theme song for an ancient spy saga is an attempt to exchange youth and relevance for prestige, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From The42 'We are all looking forward to a clean slate with Ireland' Hurt

'We are all looking forward to a clean slate with Ireland'

Chris Farrell is hoping to bounce back from the pain of Munster’s Champions Cup exit and Ireland’s dismal World Cup.

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

Retiring TDs reflect on Enda and Leo, their time in the Dáil and the 'slowness' of the system

Eighteen TDs who were elected in 2016 have decided not to run in the general election – but what have some of them learnt.

Trump's legal team slams impeachment charges as 'brazen and unlawful'

The impeachment trial is set to begin next Tuesday.

Ahead of polling day, sign up to get all the latest news and analysis on the general election

All eyes are now on who will form the next government.

Huge blow for Fine Gael as Fianna Fáil jump to 12-point lead in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael are just one point ahead of Sinn Féin in the latest Sunday Times opinion poll.

'I'm fed up': Owners of Sandyford apartments given deadline to pay for fire safety repairs

An audit last year found potential fire safety deficiencies that could cost owners up to €14,000 each to repair.

Yesterday’s News

The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition

Some credit the short-lived opposition for helping to expose the ‘cash for ash’ scandal.

From The42 Glasgow victory confirms Munster's Champions Cup exit No Miracle Matches

Glasgow victory confirms Munster's Champions Cup exit

Warriors ran in six tries against Sale to consign Johann Van Graan’s side to an early elimination.

Larry Donnelly: Buckle up, this #GE2020 campaign promises to be interesting

Larry Donnelly: Buckle up, this #GE2020 campaign promises to be interesting

As a self-confessed political anorak, Larry Donnelly is looking forward to the race.

From The42 Premiership Rugby confirm Saracens will be relegated at end of the season Going Down

Premiership Rugby confirm Saracens will be relegated at end of the season

The club will play in the RFU Championship in 2020/21.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the news today.

How many people don't want any of the party leaders to become next Taoiseach?: It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of active insurance claims harvesting websites operating in Ireland

Panama sends police reinforcements to remote area after sect sacrifice

The rituals took place on a ranch that was surrounded by dense vegetation making it invisible to the outside world.

Taoiseach insists Ireland is a ‘safe’ country despite week of violent crime

Leo Varadkar has defended Fine Gael’s record on law and order.

From The42 Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final Onwards

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final

Dan McFarland’s men were sloppy in victory but they advance into the knock-outs again.

Two men arrested following spate of burglaries in Tipperary and Limerick

Gardaí said they seized two vehicles for examination.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Bath, Heineken Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Bath, Heineken Champions Cup

Follow all the action live as Dan McFarland’s side welcome Bath to Belfast.

Canadians awake to record-breaking snowfall as emergency called

Snowfall of 76.2cm was recorded at St John’s International Airport in Newfoundland yesterday.

From The42 Leinster overcome gritty Benetton to seal top seeding in Champions Cup quarter-finals Job Done

Leinster overcome gritty Benetton to seal top seeding in Champions Cup quarter-finals

Leo Cullen’s side ran in two crucial second-half tries to secure the win.

Simpsons actor says he'll no longer voice Apu after controversy

The character has been voiced by a white actor since his arrival in Springfield.

Gardaí seize €100k of cannabis in Monaghan raid

The house was found to be fully adapted for use as a growhouse.

Freezing night ahead as low temperature and ice warning issued for most of country

The weather warning will kick in at 9pm tonight. It will remain in place until 11am tomorrow morning.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for wellbeing' of 28-year-old man missing since Tuesday

Anthony Dwyer was last seen on Tuesday, 14 January in Clondalkin, Dublin.

Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit

Javid urged businesses to “adjust” and said that while some will benefit others will not.

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn

Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

Poll: Do you support post-primary teachers going on strike next month? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support post-primary teachers going on strike next month?

Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland will strike on Tuesday 4 February.

Nóra Quoirin's parents say it is 'absolutely critical' for inquest to be held by Malaysian authorities

“If the case is closed there will be no truth and we will be deprived from justice,” Nóra’s father has said.

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