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Today’s News

Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'

Irish patient groups call for a State apology and similar inquiries here following the publication of a UK report.

Yesterday’s News

Serbia reintroduces lockdown after highest daily Covid-19 death toll

The country’s president said a curfew will probably last from 6pm on Friday until 5am on Monday.

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization WHO

Trump administration formally begins withdrawal from World Health Organization

The withdrawal is effective in one year – 6 July 2021.

Brother pays tribute after death of world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins

Twins Donnie and Ronnie Galyon died on July 4 aged 68.

Man charged following seizure of handgun during search of car in Portlaoise

The seizure was made during a search of a car yesterday afternoon.

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From The42 Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27 Moving On

Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27

The prolific UCD wing will move to the US to continue his education.

Quiz: How well do you know your European cities?

Test your knowledge of these European cities.

'A source of deep regret': Barry Cowen apologises to Dáil over drink driving ban

The Agriculture Minister served a three-month driving ban in 2016 after being caught drink-driving.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Green Party contest kicks off as Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make their pitches to be leader

Ryan and Martin said they would bring down the government if Green policies are not delivered.

From The42 Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden Straightener

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden

A sequel to their June 2019 classic at Madison Square Garden, during which Taylor emerged as a controversial winner, is in the works.

Your evening longread: Inside the lives of internet middlemen

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Gardaí identify human remains found in Rathmines as those of missing man Stephen Corrigan

Gardaí are trying to identify surviving members of Stephen’s family.

Johnny Depp quizzed on ‘violence’ and drugs on first day of libel trial

The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher News Group Newspapers.

Two people dead and dozens injured after two trains collide near Czech-German border

The crash occurred on a line between Pernink and Karlovy Vary about 120 kilometres west of Prague.

A thrilling spy series, a Disney favourite, and a laugh-out-loud comedy - it's your weekly TV guide

We’ve got you covered for some shows and films to sink your teeth into this week.

Deutsche Bank agrees to payout $150 million for Epstein dealings

Epstein was found dead last August in a Manhattan federal jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Copper Face Jacks nightclub firm pays out €45.95 million dividend

€11.6 million was generated in night-club and bar sales last year.

Limerick council waives fees for business street tables and chairs for remainder of year

The Council has also announced free on-street parking on Saturdays in July and August.

Coronavirus: One further death and 24 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health released the figures this evening.

Micheál Martin to consider calls to extend maternity leave due to Covid-19 pandemic

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald called for a 12-week extension to maternity leave and pay.

Renewed appeal for information over fatal shooting of man in Leixlip in 2018

The body of Clive Staunton was discovered outside a house in Glen Easton on 15 November 2018.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'It would have been an awful downer after burying my dad to lose that game' Podcast

'It would have been an awful downer after burying my dad to lose that game'

Mayo legend Liam McHale is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters.

Council announces tender for proposed 500 new homes in Tallaght

A proposed mix for the development includes 60% affordable, 20% social and 20% private homes.

Taoiseach 'very concerned' about reported circumstances of Meath nursing home resident's death

Micheál Martin says Hiqa should compile a report on what happened.

€1 million in funding announced for six historic towns around Ireland

The funding is being made available through the Historic Towns Initiative.

This is the Labour Party's new front bench

Labour leader Alan Kelly remains in the role of spokesperson on health.

'We have no other alternative': Mater Private Hospital defends charging €275 for Covid tests

The Mater Private said the insurers should pick up the bill for the tests.

Yes, there is a case of bubonic plague in China. No, it's not something to worry about.

The man in Mongolia is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

From The42 The Seán Cox story to be told by wife Martina in new book 'With Hope in Your Heart' Ynwa

The Seán Cox story to be told by wife Martina in new book 'With Hope in Your Heart'

Jurgen Klopp has written the foreword for the memoir.

HSE reports 250,000 downloads of new Covid-19 contact tracing app

The app was officially launched this morning.

The European Commission has slashed Irish and eurozone growth forecasts

But the Commission expects the Irish economy to grow by 6.25% next year.

Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan sentenced to 200 hours unpaid work following assault

Tom Meighan quit Kasabian on Monday with the band releasing a statement saying he was dealing with ‘personal issues’.

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online

The Department of Justice is seeking to reduce footfall at the Registration Office.

'It's like someone is watching my every move': Children in Direct Provision face lack of privacy, discrimination

A 100-page report by The Ombudsman For Children’s Office contains interviews with children living in Direct Provision.

Central Bank 'determined' to avoid 'tracker mortgage scandal Mark II' over Covid insurance payouts

Gabriel Makhlouf was addressing the Special Dáil Committee on Covid-19 this morning.

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