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Today’s News

Independent TD Tommy Broughan announces he will not seek re-election

He was first elected to the Dáil in 1992.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for wellbeing' of 38-year-old man missing since 15 January

Brian Joyce was last seen on Faussagh Avenue in Cabra, Dublin.

Monty Python star and Life of Brian director Terry Jones dies aged 77 RIP

Monty Python star and Life of Brian director Terry Jones dies aged 77

The actor and comedian had been diagnosed in dementia in 2016.

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

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Maria Bailey has said she's not running in the upcoming general election

In a statement, the outgoing Dún Laoghaire TD said the past few months had been “extremely difficult”.

Police issue warning after six people swindled out of £190,000 in run-up to Christmas

The PSNI said they commonly receive reports of fraud.

Mary Lou says 'dominance of FF and FG is gone, but RTÉ has yet to catch up'

The Sinn Féin leader said that the party has “taken legal advice and will pursue that, but we shouldn’t have to go to court”.

Opinion: Signing on the dole as a pensioner was a horrible experience

They sent me to a workshop where I had to say I was interested in jobs, writes Sue Redmond, a retired health worker.

Poll: Will you vote in the general election on 8 February? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote in the general election on 8 February?

The polling date is just over two weeks away.

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'Please don't pee in the shoe': 12 mums and dads share the strangest things they've said as parents

Investigation launched following attempted robbery of plant machinery in Monaghan

Members of the regional support unit attended the scene.

Peter Casey announces intention to stand for election in Taoiseach's constituency

The 62-year-old says he is standing in Dublin West to give people there a ‘protest vote’.

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you

Without a willingness to inform ourselves and vote, we simply have no leg to stand on, write Adam Hallissey and Ben Quigley, creators of Progressivebrief.com.

Late-night hearing sees Republicans block witness requests on first day of Trump impeachment trial

A 13-hour hearing saw Republicans push back attempts by Democrats to amend the procedures for the trial.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Fine Gael promises to cap hospital parking at €10 per day, SF says fees should be scrapped altogether

Public hospitals earned just over €11.7 million from car parking fees last year.

From The42 AFLW has 'potential to damage' ladies football and players should have to pick one or the other - Mayo boss Warning

AFLW has 'potential to damage' ladies football and players should have to pick one or the other - Mayo boss

Dublin manager Mick Bohan also said he has ‘mixed feelings’ towards the league 18 Irishwomen will play in this spring.

Opening arguments in Harvey Weinstein rape and assault trial due today

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

Boeing pushes expected 737 Max return until this summer, months later than anticipated

Boeing does not expected federal regulators to approve its changes to the 373 Max until the summer.

Chinese health authority warns coronavirus could 'mutate and spread further'

North Korea has reportedly closed its border to all tourists.

Saudi embassy dismisses claims the kingdom hacked phone of Amazon owner Jeff Bezos

The 2018 intrusion into the device led to the release of intimate images of Bezos.

The thorn in Trump's side, the TV evangelist and the celebrity lawyer: Who's who in the impeachment trial

The impeachment trial is under way. Here’s who we’re going to be seeing a lot of in the coming weeks.

'Inaccurate and misleading': HSE and psychiatrists warn over Scientology-linked group leaflet on antipsychotic medication

Leaflets warning people about the dangers of taking prescription anti-psychotic medication were sent to residents in south Dublin.

Homeless in Galway: 'I lived in my car for four months - I don't have faith in politicians to sort this out'

Noel found himself living in his car following the break up of a relationship.

Here's how much the main political parties are spending on Facebook ads

Targeted Facebook ads allow political parties to select who they want to see the advert by age group, gender and where they live.

Yesterday’s News

Son who kicked father to death was 'provoked' by 'domineering and controlling' man, court hears

Anthony Tims told his son he wished he’d never been born and called him a “disappointment”, the Central Criminal Court was told today.

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash Ukraine This post contains videos

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash

Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.

Appeal to find 19 cattle stolen from farm in Armagh

The PSNI has asked anyone who saw suspicious behaviour or strange vehicles in the area to get in touch.

Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him' Party Like It's 2016 This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him'

Clinton made the comment in a documentary that’s due to air in March.

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Family concerned for woman (58) missing from Carlow

Kathleen Lawlor was last seen in Carlow town centre this morning.

From The42 ‘I ended up feeling sorry for myself, now I’m ready to take my second chance’ Second Coming

‘I ended up feeling sorry for myself, now I’m ready to take my second chance’

Dave Heffernan is determined to make his mark with Ireland after fearing his international career was over.

Harry and Meghan make legal threat over paparazzi shots in Vancouver park

The Duke of Sussex has now joined his wife on Canada’s west coast.

Yacht captain who had 'God-given right' to be on Liffey found guilty of being drunk while sailing erratically

His co-accused stripped off when he made landfall on the city quays and was arrested naked, a court heard.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

GE2020 debates, Greta Thunberg at Davos and Trump on trial in the Senate.

Appeal to find teenage boy missing for almost a week

Ryan McGuinness (15) was last seen in Donabate on Wednesday.

From The42 A new hooker and props applying pressure - Ireland's front row for the Six Nations Depth Chart

A new hooker and props applying pressure - Ireland's front row for the Six Nations

Who would you like to see Andy Farrell pick in jerseys number one to three in a week’s time?

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause

When you’re ‘in menopause’, it’s time to stop and give yourself a wellness service, writes Barbara Edwards.

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

Inquest told how Mark Hennessy 'looked as if everything was over' before garda shot him

The 40-year-old was shot after he abducted and killed Jastine Valdez in May 2018.

Over 100 films from 50 different countries announced for Dublin International Film Festival Diff This post contains videos
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