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Today’s News

Families should no longer be provided with one-night emergency accommodation, committee will recommend

Experts will instead suggest that stable placements in suitable temporary accommodation for families be provided.

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment

Women who suffer with the chronic disease report feeling suicidal and helpless.

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Yesterday’s News

Limerick man offers €2k reward for information after baby grandson’s grave vandalised

“Jesus knows who did it, they have to sleep every night and get up every morning and they’ll remember all this,” Gerry McDonagh said.

Dundalk TD says Lisa Smith 'is willing to speak to anybody to clear her name'

Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick said that Lisa Smith “wants to come home to Dundalk”, upon her imminent return to Ireland.

Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population

An ‘unauthorised migrant’ was defined as a foreigner who entered the country illegally, or asylum seekers waiting to be processed.

From The42 'He should be in it for sure... He's still playing Premier League' Overlooked

'He should be in it for sure... He's still playing Premier League'

Stephen Hunt believes Shane Long has been unfairly overlooked by Ireland.

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If Ireland joins Cern, it will result in 'millions being put into Irish economy’, committee told

It would cost around €1.3 million for Ireland to join as an associate member of Cern.

Gardaí investigating seven targeted attacks on sex workers

Gardaí said the motive for the attacks appears to be monetary gain and that violence has been used.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made headlines today…

Impeachment trial told that 'Trump cared more about Joe Biden probe than Ukraine'

The acting US ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor said an “irregular policy channel” was pushing for a probe into the Bidens.

From The42 Fringe players given chance as McCarthy takes surprise step of naming team to face New Zealand Earlier Than Usual

Fringe players given chance as McCarthy takes surprise step of naming team to face New Zealand

As was expected, Troy Parrott will make his senior debut tomorrow night.

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'Health and safety rules did not apply...': Life on the road touring - and cooking for - Stockton's Wing

In this extract from his book, musician and Ballymaloe-trained chef Mike Hanrahan recalls what life was like on the road – and shows us how to feed a hungry band (or family) with a cassoulet recipe.

Puppy with ‘second tail’ growing from his head found wandering the streets in Missouri

The 10-week-old dog was rescued and given the name Narwhal.

How I Spend My Money: A 26-year-old banker on €35,000 who owns two properties in rural Ireland

The young banker worked two jobs in order to purchase his first property

Revenue experiencing more issues with online system after extending pay and file deadline

Revenue extended the deadline to 6pm today after experiencing technical difficulties yesterday.

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.

FactCheck: No, €3.5 billion was not sent to Nigeria by people living in Ireland over the past eight years

The claim was made by independent TD Noel Grealish in the Dáil yesterday.

'He's a guy who's a fabulist': Clinton slams Trump and warns of attempts to undermine democracy

Clinton has yet to be drawn on whether she will run for President again.

150 workers 'temporarily' laid off at Swords pharma plant from today

The issue was raised in the Dáil today.

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.

From The42 AFL boss 'really disappointed' in Tyrone's McKenna for lining out in club GAA match In Hot Water This post contains videos

AFL boss 'really disappointed' in Tyrone's McKenna for lining out in club GAA match

The Essendon star scored a goal for his native Eglish as they won a relegation battle at the weekend.

Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge

There are also delays of up to 10 minutes on the Luas Green Line and Red Line services.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'There's no such thing as the Grafton Quarter': Councillors hit out at this year's Christmas lights

Attempts to re-name or re-brand parts of Dublin City have come in for criticism in recent years.

Man jailed for trying to poison co-worker with lethal chemical he saw on TV

Thomas Lynch told his fellow employees that he planned to put a liquid on his co-worker’s car, which could kill him in 24 hours.

From The42 'It was more to do with a friendship. I wanted him to be happy in his decision' Support

'It was more to do with a friendship. I wanted him to be happy in his decision'

Lee Chin sheds some light on his close relationship with Wexford boss Davy Fitzgerald.

Varadkar to inquire why GSOC report into Dara Quigley's death has not been shared with the family

A Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission probed the case of Dara Quigley, who killed herself after images were leaked by gardai.

Man (29) remanded in custody over seizure of cocaine and cannabis in Drogheda

Those offences are alleged to have taken place on Monday, 11 November.

Man jailed for 12 years for raping his 16-year-old foster daughter

The conviction followed a trial at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin last July.

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation

Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.

Councillors give the green light to white-water rafting facility in Dublin city centre

Members of the central area committee approved the plans.

Finance Minister calls on Noel Grealish to clarify why he singled out Nigeria during leaders questions

Grealish was accused of engaging in “disgraceful racism” after raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

'If a self-driving car mistakes a child for a dog and doesn't swerve, who's liable there?'

The CEO of the Road Safety Authority Moyagh Murdock said legislators have to be careful when drafting laws dealing with automation.

Government to consider statutory inquiry into Scouting Ireland after victims of sexual abuse speak out

One victim described his relationship with drugs and alcohol as a result of the abuse.

'I’m not very happy about talking to you': Boris Johnson's visit to flood victims went about as expected Under Water This post contains videos

'I’m not very happy about talking to you': Boris Johnson's visit to flood victims went about as expected

There was quite a lot of anger towards the UK Prime Minister.

Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín dies aged 89 RIP

Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín dies aged 89

He passed away in Dublin this morning.

From The42 Troy Parrott and Jack Byrne to start for Ireland in friendly with New Zealand Flying High

Troy Parrott and Jack Byrne to start for Ireland in friendly with New Zealand

The Spurs striker will become Ireland’s third-youngest senior international tomorrow night.

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

Man (20s) and woman (60s) arrested over arson at Co Cork houses in July

One home in Belgooly was completely destroyed as a result of the fire.

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