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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 17 October, 2019

Today’s News

As it happened: Focus turns to House of Commons after last-minute Brexit deal endorsed by EU leaders

The EU27 leaders have backed the revised deal – but the DUP is still saying ‘no’.

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane

The body of the man was found in a residential garden on 30 June.

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'

The IMO said it is setting a 21-day deadline for the receipt of serious proposals.

'Get over it': White House confirms Trump tied Ukraine funding to probe of Democratic National Committee

US acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted however that Trump did nothing wrong.

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From The42 How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan? Down To Business

How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan?

As the Rugby World Cup enters the knock-out stages, we take a look at the health of the eight quarter-finalists ahead of a massive weekend in Japan.

'Absolutely outrageous' that promised public fertility fund still not finalised

Department of Health says rollout of €1 million fund announced last year ‘under consideration’.

Have you seen Kathleen? Appeal for woman missing from Dublin since 7 October

Kathleen Conroy was reported missing to gardaí in Finglas on Tuesday.

'Jobpath Macht Frei': Condemnation after 'extremely offensive' sign placed at Cork Welfare office

The slogan “arbeit macht frei” is known for appearing on the entrance of Auschwitz.

'The best place to have it': Trump to host next G7 summit at his golf club in Florida

The announcement sparked immediate accusations of corruption from the opposition Democrats.

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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Disclosures Tribunal: Garda whistleblower says he felt 'trapped' in 'most stressful job in station'

The tribunal is hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

From The42 Analysis: How can Ireland go about beating the All Blacks in Tokyo? Details

Analysis: How can Ireland go about beating the All Blacks in Tokyo?

It will be fascinating to see how Joe Schmidt’s team go about attacking Richie Mo’unga off lineouts.

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says

Pence spoke after he and other US officials met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

The developer’s inital plan for the area was rejected last year after opposition from local residents.

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'

A photo posted on online in recent days shows a boy eating his dinner from a piece of cardboard on the street.

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

From The42 'If it's not (sorted), it's going to set us back years' - Canning frustrated as Galway manager hunt goes on Into The West

'If it's not (sorted), it's going to set us back years' - Canning frustrated as Galway manager hunt goes on

Galway are still looking for a replacement for Micheal Donoghue.

Body of pensioner (84) left undiscovered in Cork sitting room for seven months, inquest hears

The coroner said it was ‘disheartening’ that the man’s absence from day-to-day life was not noted sooner.

CAB seizes car, Rolex watch and financial documents during searches in 3 counties

The searches were carried out in Limerick, Cork and Waterford.

Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old girl missing since last Saturday

Evigena Filaj is missing from the Rathfarnham area of Dublin.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years

The defendant had forced the child to perform oral sex on him while other youths recorded the act on their phones.

RTÉ's longwave radio service returns tomorrow after being out for a month for 'remedial work'

RTÉ announced plans to end its longwave radio service in 2014 which sparked criticism.

Footballer Paul Gascoigne cleared of sexual assault after kissing woman on train

A jury cleared the ex-England footballer today.

From The42 'ROG has been awesome... He’s very determined like all the other Irish are' Crusaders

'ROG has been awesome... He’s very determined like all the other Irish are'

Ronan O’Gara has had an influence on several of the All Blacks players.

'The backstop has been replaced': Varadkar hails agreement between EU and UK

The new agreement will now need to be approved by the House of Commons.

The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament

The party said it cannot risk ‘the integrity of the union’.

Actress Felicity Huffman starts prison sentence in college admissions scam

The Oscar nominee was the first of more than 30 parents sentenced.

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville

The mother-of-ten was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

From The42 Joe Schmidt has picked an Ireland 23 with the ingredients to beat the All Blacks Experienced

Joe Schmidt has picked an Ireland 23 with the ingredients to beat the All Blacks

The head coach is backing players who have earned his trust over recent seasons.

Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'

Minister Josepha Madigan wants Moore Street to be a ‘heritage hub’ in the capital city.

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train Tube Disruption This post contains videos

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue?

British bus firm Go Ahead has failed to meet the targets agreed with the National Transport Authority.

Man due in court over Cork stabbing of man who was sitting in a parked car

The incident happened at around 10.45am on 1 October.

From The42 Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks Named

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks

Joe Schmidt’s starting XV has 886 caps worth of Test rugby experience.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

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