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Today’s News

Majority of people believe that electric scooters should not be legalised for use on Irish roads

A public consultation into the legalisation of Powered Personal Transporters is currently underway.

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

Minister Richard Bruton said that new legislation will be introduced to regulate social media companies.

Fine Gael minister awards highest level of money from government rural funding scheme to own constituency

Mayo received over 10% of the total money awarded as part of the Clár funding scheme since 2016.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Dublin confirm their greatness, Kerry kick big chance away and potential retirements Comment

Dublin confirm their greatness, Kerry kick big chance away and potential retirements

5 talking points after Dublin defeated Kerry in the replay to complete the five-in-a-row.

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A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

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'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Exclusive

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 Five star! Dublin make All-Ireland history with replay win over Kerry Dominant Dubs

Five star! Dublin make All-Ireland history with replay win over Kerry

A full house at Croke Park for today’s clash.

'We're in limbo': Over a dozen families forced to move after Dublin fire

The fire occurred this morning in Smithfield.

How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of sandwich boards that Dublin City Council has seized from businesses.

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Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

Republic of Shame: 'One woman came in wearing two corsets to hide her pregnancy'

Republic of Shame: 'One woman came in wearing two corsets to hide her pregnancy'

A new book seeks to highlight how much this period in Irish history still impacts on people today.

From The42 Man United end Leicester's unbeaten start to the season Relief

Man United end Leicester's unbeaten start to the season

Marcus Rashford got the only goal after just eight minutes from the penalty spot.

'We’ve had enough of blood red lines': Hundreds gather in Belfast to demand second Brexit vote

A meeting in the Ulster Hall was attended by a range of anti-Brexit politicians.

One man still in custody after gardaí seize drugs, guns and cash in Dublin

One of the men arrested was released without charge today.

Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities

The facilities are owned by Aramco.

Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns

Hundreds of people took part in the protest in the Galway town.

Trump confirms that son and heir of Osama bin Laden killed in counter-terror operation

Trump said the killing “deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father”.

From The42 Robbie Henshaw emerges as major doubt for Ireland's World Cup opener Setback

Robbie Henshaw emerges as major doubt for Ireland's World Cup opener

The Leinster centre is understood to have sustained a hamstring injury in training.

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe

While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.

Family of four left badly shaken after three men armed with shovels break into home in Belfast

Police said it was a “terrifying ordeal” for the family.

Toilet made out of gold stolen from palace in England

Police issued an appeal in an attempt to flush out the thieves.

From the Garden: When it comes to harvesting and eating sweetcorn... timing is everything

There’s something so elementally enjoyable about peeling back a sweetcorn’s skin to find the beautiful shiny yellow kernels underneath, writes Michael Kelly.

Cork shopping centre damaged by fire may not reopen until summer 2020

Demolition is set to begin next week at Douglas Village Shopping Centre.

An Post issues warning over scam text messages

An Post has denied that people received the text due to customers’ data being compromised.

Taoiseach: 'Anyone that reads the law will understand why we disagree with the Data Commissioner's report'

The Taoiseach confirmed that the government has yet to file any court documents appealing findings by the Data Protection Commissioner.

RTÉ's Tony Connelly says Boris Johnson has a lot to answer for on how the EU was 'caricatured'

RTÉ’s man in Brussels spoke to us about deteriorating Anglo-Irish relations, the influence of the British press, and how journalists cover the EU.

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.

CIA reveals it tried to train animals to spy on the Russians in the 1970s

The CIA hoped birds of prey could be trained for “emplacement” missions like dropping a listening device on a windowsill.

'Three minds working for the wellness of a player is always better than one': Inside Dublin's three in-a-row bid

Dublin ladies team doctor Dr Katie Lydon, physio Antia O’Brien and performance nutritionist Kate McDaid are fuelling the All-Ireland champions’ three in-a-row bid.

Poll: Will you watch the men's All-Ireland final replay today? Drive For Five This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the men's All-Ireland final replay today?

The men from the Kingdom battle the Dubs all over again in Croke Park today.

Gardaí stop motorist driving erratically on motorway, find €50k worth of cocaine cutting agent

The driver was arrested and is due to appear before a special court sitting this morning.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Here are 4 possible Brexit outcomes that we could get by 31 October

Let’s spin the wheel of Brexit speculation.

Calls for no more 'posturing and game playing' as minister convenes beef dispute talks

Minister Michael Creed said it’s important both sides enter talks with a “firm intention to reach agreement”.

From The42 ‘Stephen’s a good, noble character. It’s no surprise that he’s still playing at this level at nearly 38’ Goalkeepers Union

‘Stephen’s a good, noble character. It’s no surprise that he’s still playing at this level at nearly 38’

All-Ireland winning goalkeeper in 2013 Shane Supple on working closely with Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton.

Late Late crowd joins in as Christy Dignam sings a stunning version of Waltzing Matilda

Dignam talked about his parents, his teeth and his nerves for the Dubs match on last night’s show.

Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

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