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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Today’s News

Armed man steals ambulance and drives into bystanders in Norwegian capital

A child who was in a pram was injured in the incident.

From The42 High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents Legal Matters

High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents

The ODCE has made an application to assess if the material is legally privileged as part of its investigation into Irish football’s governing body.

People urged to stay away from sinkhole which has developed near Cork village

Cork County Council said it appears the sinkhole is linked to the collapse of a mine shaft in Cahermeeleboe.

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

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Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions SOS

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions

The Irish Farmers’ Association has warned that much of the crop might not get harvested this year.

Poll: What is the best city in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What is the best city in Ireland?

Lonely Planet has said tourists should head to Galway, but does that make it the best?

Taoiseach to deliver State apology to women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

Today Dr Gabriel Scally said some women had been “treated appallingly”.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

From The42 Jones claims England were spied on and calls Kiwi media 'fans with keyboards' Stirring The Pot

Jones claims England were spied on and calls Kiwi media 'fans with keyboards'

The England boss said all the pressure is on New Zealand ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.

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Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap

A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.

UK police travel to US to interview diplomat's wife at centre of Harry Dunn fatal crash row

Anne Sacoolas left the UK for the US shortly after the crash.

Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days

He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.

Justin Trudeau narrowly wins Canadian election

The prime minister will likely lead a minority government.

Galway named one of the best cities in the world to visit

Lonely Planet describes Galway as “brilliantly bohemian”.

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin

Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.

Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

Yesterday’s News

Truck driver facing charges of 'dangerous driving' before court over death of elderly pedestrian

The professional truck driver, was driving through a green traffic light in heavy traffic around lunch time on the day in question.

More than 20 motorists hit with fines totalling €205,000 for unpaid M50 toll charges M50

More than 20 motorists hit with fines totalling €205,000 for unpaid M50 toll charges

One man faced allegations of 1,139 unpaid trips.

Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe

More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ructions in the Dáil AND the House of Commons, unrest in Chile and a meteor shower, it’s the evening fix.

Johnson in bid to get Brexit legislation through Commons after speaker rules out new vote on deal

This is because of a parliamentary procedure where the same vote cannot take place more than once in the same parliamentary session.

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead? Doa This post contains videos

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead?

There was no meaningful vote on it today, so what happens next?

From The42 Lohan and Mulqueen to battle it out for Clare hurling job as drawn out saga nears end Candidates

Lohan and Mulqueen to battle it out for Clare hurling job as drawn out saga nears end

The Banner are looking to replace outgoing joint-bosses Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor.

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'

Author Sam Blake explores how readers got hooked on crime stories – and why it’s no bad thing.

Own-brand bottled water recalled in several supermarkets over presence of bacteria

The recall notice said E.coli was an indicator that water is contaminated with faecal material.

From The42 Over one million people tune in for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with the All Blacks Popular

Over one million people tune in for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with the All Blacks

An average audience of 766,300 viewed the match on RTÉ2.

Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick

The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.

From The42 'The top brass wanted to get this in as soon as possible' - Criticism for Tier 2 All-Ireland SFC Changes

'The top brass wanted to get this in as soon as possible' - Criticism for Tier 2 All-Ireland SFC

The new competition was approved at Special Congress over the weekend.

Hundreds of shooting stars set to light up Irish skies tonight due to Halley's Comet debris

Previous years have seen dozens of shooting stars pass within an hour.

Halloween campaign warns public of 'life-changing injuries' caused by fireworks

Dublin Fire Brigade’s chief fire officer has said it’s important that parents of young children know where they are and make sure they are supervised.

More than 400,000 cigarettes and cannabis worth €21,000 seized by Revenue

The cigarettes have a retail value of a retail value of over €240,000.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'A horrible nightmare': Family make renewed appeal over murder believed to be case of mistaken identity Patrick Sullivan This post contains videos

'A horrible nightmare': Family make renewed appeal over murder believed to be case of mistaken identity

Patrick Sullivan was shot by a masked intruder who entered his home in April 2013.

'Firework remnants' to blame for large-scale security alert outside Christ Church in Dublin

Gardaí and the Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal team attended the scene this afternoon.

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

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