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Today’s News

Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin after being struck by lightning

The plane reached St. Georges Channel east of Termonfeckin, Co Louth when it was struck.

Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew

A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.

The NTA is looking for public feedback on clamping and clampers

The NTA launched the public consultation on its Code of Practice today.

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

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Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

Jury told to put views on Gascoigne to one side during sex assault trial

The 52-year-old ex-England footballer denies a single count of sexual assault.

'Deeply disappointed': Emma DeSouza loses Irish citizenship appeal against UK's Home Office

Emma DeSouza, from Co Derry, had identified herself as Irish in an application for a residence card for her US-born husband.

From The42 Letter from Tbilisi: George W Bush St, the DOD and 19th century meals COYBIG

Letter from Tbilisi: George W Bush St, the DOD and 19th century meals

Gavin Cooney moves on to Geneva having been charmed by the Georgian capital, if not the football.

The Queen's Speech: Here's Boris Johnson's plan for the UK

There will be “new regimes for fisheries agriculture and trade” after Brexit, the queen told the Commons and House of Lords.

'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels

There are doubts about the feasibility of a British proposal to track goods as they move through Northern Ireland.

What can we expect from the Queen's Speech?

The ceremony has existed in its current form since 1852, and kickstarts the British government’s legislative agenda.

'Painful': Storm Lorenzo brought huge number of dangerous man o'war jellyfish to the Irish coast

The creatures washed up in huge numbers in recent days.

Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension?

The UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October.

Seven men discharged from hospital after fall from truck in Enniskerry

Nine people were injured in the incident on Saturday.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your week.

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

Fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents shown at president's resort

In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the “Church of Fake News”.

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

It’s one of a number of measures agreed to last month in order to end a dispute between farmers and processors.

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35

Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.

Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit

AIB’s survey of SMEs found that almost half have felt a negative impact from Brexit already.

Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion

It follows US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of his troops from the conflict zone.

Man (31) due in court after firearm recovered in Dublin

The semi-automatic pistol was recovered at the Stardust Memorial Park in Coolock.

School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds

A study of sixth-class pupils found a 21% rise in those going to bed before 11pm after learning more about sleep.

From The42 Sexton bemused by criticism of Ireland as Schmidt's side gear up for All Blacks Leader

Sexton bemused by criticism of Ireland as Schmidt's side gear up for All Blacks

The 34-year-old out-half says the Kiwis are accustomed to dealing with the pressure of being favourites.

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

Yesterday’s News

'Returnships' to be introduced to help women get back into the workforce

Minster Regina Doherty said women often lack the “confidence and belief in themselves” to return to work after a long period of time.

From The42 'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path Saved

'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path

Des McAleenan has travelled the world as a goalkeeping coach but his current role has helped him rebuild both his life and love of the game.

'Lost for words': Murdered homeless man remembered as talented chef and friend to many

Hourihane was beaten to death in a “tented village” in Cork city.

Flights, electricity, and Anglo-Irish travel: Things that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit

There aren’t many, but there are elements that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Saoirse McHugh: Fast fashion is hard to escape, but it is damaging our environment

There is no room, environmentally or socially, for fast fashion anymore, writes Saoirse McHugh of the Green Party.

From The42 'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic' A Rugby Life

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'

Willie Anderson’s career took him to places far more frightening than the teeth of an All Black haka.

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old engineer on €40,000 trying to save money while renting in Dublin

The young engineer is trying to balance saving while enjoying an active social life

'The clock is ticking': EU warns a lot of work to be done before Brexit deal

He even hinted he may even have to ‘eat my words’ and support a plan close to May’s rejected agreement.

Body recovered during search operation for fisherman (24) off Cork coast

According to gardaí, formal identification has yet to take place.

‘You really don’t give a f**k’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

Boy 'traumatised' after father shot in both ankles in front of him during west Belfast attack

The paramilitary-style attack occurred shortly after 10.30pm when three masked men forced their way into the home.

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