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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 23 May, 2019

Today’s News

Both parents in a female same-sex relationship can now be named on a child's birth certificate

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

Trump administration delays release of $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman until 2028

Tubman was due to appear on the bill starting next year, replacing slave-owning former President Andrew Jackson.

'There are people out there that know something': Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal shootings

Gardaí are understood to be investigating whether the two fatal shootings are drugs related.

Boy B told gardaí he saw Boy A choking Ana Kriegel and removing her clothes in abandoned house, court hears

In an interview with gardaí on 25 May last year which was shown to the jury, Boy B said he saw Boy A flip Ana and start to attack her.

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From The42 Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy Speaking Out

Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy

The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.

Hearts and minds: How UK's voting system for EU elections can allow new parties to surge ahead

The UK votes differently to Ireland in the European Elections, and this difference may help to explain why Farage’s party could win.

Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 RIP

Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr dies aged 95

Publisher Harper Collins confirmed Kerr’s passing today on Twitter.

Man (43) arrested as part of investigation into alleged staged road traffic collisions

A search warrant was also executed at a solicitor’s office in the Dublin area

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11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers

Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'

Maria Bailey alleges negligence or breach of duty against the Dean Hotel over a fall from a swing at the venue.

A Eurovision scoring screw up means rock bottom UK actually did worse than initially announced

In related news, it means Ireland are no longer bottom of the Eurovision table.

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?

The Times newspaper in the UK has put Tory MP Boris Johnson as the front-runner.

Search resumes for Trinity College professor who went missing on Everest

The rescue team is led by Co Down climber Noel Hanna.

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

Sixth migrant child dies in custody at US border

Officials say the 10-year-old girl was “medically fragile” when she entered its facility.

Candidates are out making their last pitches for your vote before the broadcast ban kicks in

Meanwhile more than 2,000 people on islands off the west coast are entitled to vote today.

Interviews to be held today for the top job in the PSNI

Whoever is chosen will succeed George Hamilton, who’s been chief constable since 2014.

From The42 'People were saying they don't want non-Irish people playing their sport' Racism

'People were saying they don't want non-Irish people playing their sport'

Westmeath player Boidu Sayeh says he was taken aback by recent online comments.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Irish author wins prestigious European literature award

Belfast-based author Jan Carson won the award for her second novel The Fire Starters.

'End of the road': May clings on overnight as she's set to be forced out of Downing Street

While rumours of May’s demise yesterday were premature, the resignation of Andrea Leadsom appears to have sealed her fate.

Early results from India's election point to landslide victory for Modi BJP

Early results from India's election point to landslide victory for Modi

The result would give the BJP and its allies a commanding majority of around 330 seats.

Opinion: Who will be the winners and losers of the European Elections, 2019?

‘While lots of people have no interest it’s going to be absolutely fascinating for those of us who love the sport of electoral politics’ writes political columnist, Larry Donnelly

'It's taking time': Together for Yes to continue campaigning one year on from result of repeal vote

Sunday marks one year since the result of the 8th amendment referendum was announced.

'It's a blessing and a curse': The relatives of well-known politicians running for election

Is a famous political surname a help or a hindrance for new candidates?

European Parliament candidate threatens Dublin Bus with legal action over ban on political ads

The public transport company said it would no longer accept political advertisements following a number of complaints this month.

Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital

It emerged this month that the facility will be built to honour a 2008 contract with consultants.

Yesterday’s News

21 candidates, seven seats: A night on the doorsteps in Dublin's most hotly contested council area

Former TDs, a lord mayor and Dublin’s longest serving councillor are all in the mix.

Fine Gael complains to Facebook over ads for website targeting Maria Walsh and 'the homosexual lifestyle'

The website is designed to look like a campaign site in favour of the Walsh’s candidacy but instead casts her in a negative light.

At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result

Jakarta’s governor Anies Baswedan said about 200 people had been injured.

Pelosi: 'Trump is engaged in a cover-up and that could be impeachable'

The US President stormed out of a meeting with Democrats saying they must stop investigating.

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It's going to be a warm, warm weekend with top temperatures of 20 degrees

However, unsettled weather is forecast early next week.

Topshop's flagship Stephen's Green store earmarked for closure

The Arcadia Group has announced plans to close six stores around Ireland.

Explainer: What do MEPs actually do once they get a seat in the European Parliament?

Here’s what you can expect of the people you’re voting for on Friday.

From The42 Fifa scrap plan to expand World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022 Bright Idea

Fifa scrap plan to expand World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022

The tournament will still be played between 21 November and 18 December.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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Data Protection Commission launches investigation into Google Ireland

Google said it will “engage fully” with the investigation.

From The42 'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying' Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

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