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Today’s News

From The42 Schmidt needs to find answers after record hammering by England Grand Plan

Schmidt needs to find answers after record hammering by England

The Ireland head coach insists his team are working towards peaking at the World Cup.

Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant

One in six midwifery posts are being left vacant.

'98% were disgusted': Unofficial protests emerge due to anger at beef draft deal

The Beef Plan movement has said it does not endorse the pickets.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the week gets started.

'It is much worse than you think': The climate crisis and what it means for Ireland

Ireland – like every country – faces significant challenges to respond to climate change.

Army Ranger Wing prepares for deployment to UN mission in 'hostile environment' of Mali

The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

Trump has reportedly asked if the US could drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes to stop them

The idea has persisted since the 1950s even though scientists agree it would not work.

Local councils tasked with rolling out 1,000 on-street electric car charge points over the next 5 years

There are currently almost 1,100 public charge points available across the island of Ireland.

Government finalising guidelines for tattooing and body piercing in Ireland

Currently there are no basic training requirements for staff and no age of consent required.

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Survey finds majority of Irish beaches and rivers are polluted: these are the biggest blackspots

The most common forms of litter found by the assessors were food wrappers, plastic bottles, cans and cigarette butts.

PSC training manuals for civil servants: Facial image matching, 'voice biometrics' and identity tokens

Facial recognition is highlighted a number of times across the circulars issued to civil servants on the PSC.

Yesterday’s News

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.

Children who swallowed foreign objects accounted for over 2,000 hospital attendances since 2015 FOI

Children who swallowed foreign objects accounted for over 2,000 hospital attendances since 2015

These figures were released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

From The42 No boot deal, no ego, no time off: How Dara O’Shea’s old-school values won over Slaven Bilic Irish Prospect

No boot deal, no ego, no time off: How Dara O’Shea’s old-school values won over Slaven Bilic

‘Dara has everything. He’s like, mentally, he’s thinking about every minute of the training. Whatever you tell him, he is there.’

Lynn Ruane: 'You can't treat addiction like a business - and people with addiction like objects'

Applying neoliberal tools to community work is ultimately about cost-cutting and power, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved?

Legislation was brought in 15 years ago which provided for a personal injuries register but it never happened.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

An assault in Tallaght, a surprise G7 summit visit and an air crash in Mallorca made headlines today.

'Ghosts in their own country': Government accused of 'wall of silence' over Tuam babies

Survivors and family members of the dead babies gathered at the site today.

Los Angeles deputy who claimed he was shot by a sniper 'made it up'

Angel Reinosa (21) made a frantic radio call on Wednesday claiming he’d been shot by someone in a nearby building.

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From The42 O'Gara's La Rochelle reign begins in defeat to Clermont Inauspicious

O'Gara's La Rochelle reign begins in defeat to Clermont

In a re-run of last season’s European Challenge Cup final, Clermont were again superior to their opponents.

'You don’t wake up one day and decide to become a serial killer': The week in quotes

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

Two men arrested after recent 'deliberate attempts' to kill PSNI officers

Both men were arrested following searches in the Lurgan and Craigavon areas of Armagh.

From The42 Dublin's All-Ireland three in-a-row dream lives on after seeing off arch-rivals Cork Dubs Rule

Dublin's All-Ireland three in-a-row dream lives on after seeing off arch-rivals Cork

Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues now face Galway in the All-Ireland final.

Seven dead after plane and helicopter collide in Mallorca

Part of the wreckage from the aircraft landed near houses in a rural area.

Iran's foreign minister makes surprise G7 summit visit

Flight-tracking websites showed a plane travelling from Tehran to Biarritz.

From The42 Late drama at Croke Park as Galway win by one to book first All-Ireland final spot since 2005 Tribes On Top

Late drama at Croke Park as Galway win by one to book first All-Ireland final spot since 2005

Róisín Leonard was the hero as the Tribe edged out Mayo in the battle of the Connacht rivals.

Man (22) arrested after serious assault in Navan

The assault happened at approximately 3am yesterday morning on Watergate Street in Navan.

Indian girl dies after slitting throat in second deadly kite accident in a week

People in India have started using strings coated in metal or glass to try to cut down competitors’ kites.

Irish golf fan among six injured after lightning strike in US

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

Man (70s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Cork

Gardaí attended the scene on Main Street, Skibbereen shortly after 6pm yesterday.

A Brexit deal is now 'touch and go', says Boris Johnson

The second day of the G7 summit takes place today.

Macron says G7 leaders have agreed on joint statement over Iran

US President Donald Trump, however, has denied signing off on a joint G7 message.

Poll: Have you had problems getting a doctor's appointment recently? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you had problems getting a doctor's appointment recently?

The Sunday Independent reports that 44% of surgeries are unable to see new patients.

34-year-old man critical after being found with serious head injuries in west Dublin

Gardaí believe the man was assaulted and are following a definite line of inquiry.

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.

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.

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