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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Today’s News

With 10 days to go, British Cabinet meets in bid to salvage Brexit deal

John Bercow has said another meaningful vote on the deal cannot take place if no changes are made to it.

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided?

That is a recommendation contained in a new government-commissioned report.

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

'We will never forget you': Tributes to teenagers killed in crush outside Tyrone hotel

Counselling has been offered to friends and classmates of the Lauren Bullock, Connor Currie and Morgan Barnard.

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?

In the next episode of our weekly podcast, we look at why cases of the illness are increasing in Ireland and other countries, despite a vaccination which prevents it.

GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth

It is believed gardaí had attempted to stop the vehicle prior to the collision.

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'The Brexit destroyer': British papers round on Speaker Bercow after step to block May's vote

The House of Commons speaker said the house couldn’t vote again and again on the same proposals.

Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker

The Prime Minister also said alleged gunman Tarrant will “face the full force of the law in New Zealand”.

Opinion: What can we learn from the Irish people who live to be 100?

Resilience, positivity and staying connected are the keys to longevity, writes Alison Fagan, who visited Ireland’s inspirational centenarians.

'An issue of national importance': Public consultation opens on new national cyber security strategy

Interested parties have 30 working days to make their submissions.

How the IDA’s top client used Ireland to siphon billions offshore tax-free

Medical giant Abbott has deployed a complex network of offshore companies to legally shelter profits from tax officials.

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

Yesterday’s News

Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections

Registration drives have taken place in Dublin, Cork and Meath recently.

From The42 ‘I would have come from the flats… Brian Kerr gave me the confidence to go into any room and meet people’ Mentor This post contains videos

‘I would have come from the flats… Brian Kerr gave me the confidence to go into any room and meet people’

St Patrick’s Athletic legend Johnny McDonnell reflects on his memorable career in football.

€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána

The Office of Government Procurement is also awarding a tender worth €3.3 million for footwear for the Defence Forces.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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From The42 Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire Good Cause

Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire

The world champion boxer has been receiving bids for her 2015 National Elite belt.

Warner Bros' chief steps down over alleged sexual relationship with actress

WarnerMedia chief John Stankey said Kevin Tsujihara’s departure was in the studio’s “best interest”.

Buy your coffee in the blink of an eye (literally): Here's the future of paying for things

We’re moving more and more quickly toward a cashless society. Hear more in our new podcast.

Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique

The cyclone hit the city of Beri on Thursday, before it moved into neighbouring Zimbabwe.

'The most frightening moment of my life': Teens describe crush outside Tyrone hotel disco

Young people who were there for the disco said teens were piled on top of each other on the ground.

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Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

Why 'under-the-radar' Marvin wants to become the number-two food delivery choice

The online marketplace wants to secure a niche place in the market dominated by larger firms.

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

Suspect arrested after three people killed in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

Utrecht Police confirmed this afternoon that five people have been injured in the incident.

From The42 'The priority is to be a great club coach': Lancaster on easy decision to stay at Leinster Senior Coach

'The priority is to be a great club coach': Lancaster on easy decision to stay at Leinster

The Englishman has targeted more success with the province after signing on for another two seasons.

'Clear similarities' between both Boeing 737 MAX crashes, French experts say

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight earlier this month.

Theresa May cannot have another vote on Brexit deal without changes

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said the parliament’s rules dictate that MPs can’t be asked to vote repeatedly on the same motion.

Burger joint BuJo wants to topple a decade-old planning rule so it can keep selling food to-go

Dublin City Council said it’s investigating the matter.

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport

Judge Keane said that the two are facing “very serious charges”.

Body found in search for missing mother-of-three in Louth

Ruth Maguire hadn’t been seen since Saturday evening.

Defence Forces personnel recognised for their role in south Lebanon at special ceremony

There are 458 Irish personnel attached to Unifil.

From The42 'It’s up to me to get positive results and get people smiling again' Back To Work

'It’s up to me to get positive results and get people smiling again'

Mick McCarthy today took his first Irish training session in 17 years.

Police to display photos of wanted people on vans around London

They are wanted for crimes that include street robberies, burglary and violation of release conditions.

'Action is needed now': New charity set up to fund gambling addiction services

The trust receives funding from the gambling industry and will be run by a board which includes two former junior ministers.

From The42 'He was watching down over us' - squad member's tragic death drove Ballyhale to All-Ireland glory Memory

'He was watching down over us' - squad member's tragic death drove Ballyhale to All-Ireland glory

Eoin Doyle died last April and his old jersey has been hanging in Ballyhale’s dressing room every game since.

'We all owe you': Tributes after death of musician behind Pulp Fiction theme song

His style influenced musicians like The Beach Boys, Eddie Van Halen and Jimi Hendrix.

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