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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 25 August, 2019

Today’s News

From The42 'I didn't want to go to prison without having achieved anything in my life' Back From The Brink

'I didn't want to go to prison without having achieved anything in my life'

Dean Fitzpatrick reflects on an incredible 12 months.

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this Sunday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: I was raised in a doomsday cult

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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Sambos left untouched? 9 creative lunchbox ideas to please even the pickiest of eaters

The Irish For: Rising rents mean many prospective tenants are giving Dublin a goodbye 'cíos'

Designating certain areas far away from Dublin as Gaeltachtaí, and then denying them investment so they’d stay that way- was a dreadful mistake.

Donald Trump backs Boris Johnson as 'the right man for the job' to deliver Brexit

The second day of the G7 summit takes place today.

From The42 'I went to Australia but didn't realise how sick Dad was... He must have hidden so much of his pain' Interview This post contains videos

'I went to Australia but didn't realise how sick Dad was... He must have hidden so much of his pain'

Former Cork dual star Angela Walsh speaks to The42 about her decorated inter-county career and the loss of her father Donie to cancer.

Six golf fans injured following lightning strikes at PGA Tour Championship

A number of people were injured after two lightning strikes hit trees on the course.

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Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc

The Minister for Sport said some of his constituents were outraged by the abuses in the greyhound industry that were revealed.

From The42 'I've got to a point with athletics where I want to see how far I can get' Big Future

'I've got to a point with athletics where I want to see how far I can get'

Sarah Healy is one of Ireland’s brightest young talents and is hoping to kick on further when she starts college.

How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

Lenders expected to row back after rebuke from ombudsman over tracker mortgage complaints

Ger Deering this week revealed 500 complaints could be impacted by banks’ use of time limit clauses.

DAFT PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Blow it out of the water at this Victorian mansion with swimming pool, cinema and round tower

Yesterday’s News

How well do you know Ireland's statues?

A statue of the River Shannon as a bronze-faced male river god has sparked debate in Athlone recently.

The inside story of Jason Knight’s full Championship debut for Derby County

A WhatsApp shutdown, family blackout and why Philip Cocu loves his new midfield maestro from Dublin.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

The G7 summit, internal tensions at the OPW and the National Broadband Plan made headlines today.

From The42 Early Tipp goals power them past Cork to seal All-Ireland hurling glory Premier Class

Early Tipp goals power them past Cork to seal All-Ireland hurling glory

18,652 was the attendance at the Gaelic Grounds for today’s U20 decider.

Two men arrested over murder of man shot dead in Co Down on Monday

Malcolm McKeown’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

How many pints of Guinness have been pulled in the Dáil bar in 2019? It's the week in numbers

Plus the number of buildings lying empty managed by the Office of Public Works.

Johnson and Tusk trade 'Mr No Deal' jibes as G7 summit kicks off

Johnson has said the European Union must drop its insistence on the Irish backstop to avoid a “no-deal” Brexit.

'She'll be all lit up': A Vietnam War helicopter is making its way to Tralee for restoration

Once restored, Pádraig Nolan plans to display the Huey in public and tour it around Ireland.

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NASA reportedly investigating first allegation of a crime in space

NASA astronaut Anne McClain has admitted to accessing her ex-partner’s bank account from the International Space Station.

From The42 Ireland crash and burn as England rip Schmidt's men apart in London Hammered

Ireland crash and burn as England rip Schmidt's men apart in London

Ireland conceded eight tries in a record defeat against the English.

Gardaí investigate aggravated burglary at house in north Dublin

The incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning.

Prince Andrew says he had no knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein's behaviour

Since Epstein’s death, Prince Andrew has come under intense scrutiny over his relationship with the disgraced US financier.

Man (21) hospitalised with serious injuries following assault in Meath

The incident happened at around 3am this morning.

'I never thought that my fine son would be in the cemetery...we're all heartbroken'

Jack Downey died after taking a substance at Indiependence earlier this month.

Locals in Barcelona form vigilante patrols after surge in crime targeting tourists

Thefts and violent robberies in Barcelona jumped by 28% between 2016 and 2018.

From the Garden: How to make the perfect sauerkraut at home GIY

From the Garden: How to make the perfect sauerkraut at home

Although the name is German, the probiotic food has its origins in China.

Six schools told to offer more special education places by Minister

With schools set to return next week, hundreds of pupils across Ireland have yet to be given a place.

EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit

13,000 members of the French security forces have been deployed to Biarritz ahead of the summit.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace

The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.

This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market

Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.

Poll: Do you agree with plans to introduce fees for roadside electric vehicle chargers? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with plans to introduce fees for roadside electric vehicle chargers?

The ESB will no longer allow vehicle owners to use the charge points for free.

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes

The organisation’s Dublin office was included in the Heritage Week programme.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s making headlines this Saturday morning.

'A wonderful woman': Trump praises Danish PM after phone call following row over Greenland sale

Trump cancelled a trip to Denmark earlier this week over the row.

Event Guide: Heading out and about? Here's what is going on this weekend

Everything from street art to live cookery demonstrations will be taking place around Ireland.

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