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Today’s News

'Unbecoming? He was a sex offender': UK papers tear into Prince Andrew after BBC interview

One PR expert said that the interview was like “watching a man in quicksand”.

From The42 'I worked in Stillorgan Shopping Centre... My dad said: Manchester United want to speak to you' Zico

'I worked in Stillorgan Shopping Centre... My dad said: Manchester United want to speak to you'

Former Ireland star Mick Martin reflects on his career at club and international level.

35% of people wouldn't pay water charges if they were brought in now

The results are based on an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie.

Criminal gang targeting cars parked at five-a-side football pitches located near M50

At least seven areas have been targeted in recent months.

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Yesterday’s News

Broadsheets to 'propaganda sheets': Why are the UK papers shouting louder and louder?

The bias is more obvious than ever, so what is driving it?

Six rural towns were given €100k to try rejuvenate their town centres. Here's how they're getting on

The towns were chosen last year, and the local councils have been planning ways they might entice people to live in town centres.

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Irish unity referendum must happen in the next five years'

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is taking place in Derry today.

Opinion: Disabled people in Ireland need the right to personal assistance

Assistance is often the difference between existing and living for many of us, writes James Cawley.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made headlines today…

From The42 Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win Red Zone

Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win

Jeremy Loughman scored and created a brilliant try on his first European start, but James Cronin’s late try could prove invaluable.

SF motion to prevent 5G rollout defeated, while party votes to ban balloon releases

The motion called for a review to establish the “independent facts” about the possible health impact of 5G rollout.

Withdrawal of air ambulance four days a month 'will not put lives at risk' due to contingency plans

Charity-funded Irish Community Rapid Response is stepping in after the withdrawal of the Air Corps service.

What's the average monthly price of rent in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of towns and villages around Ireland releasing raw sewage into the environment every day.

Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches

It’s the 12th such vessel detained by the Naval Service so far this year.

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

Criticism of Fine Gael housing record is 'ideological', says Varadkar

Varadkar was in Cork today ahead of the by-election in the city at the end of the month.

Two men to appear in court in Longford after Gardaí seize drugs worth €72,000

The men will appear before Longford District Court this evening.

Yellow vest protesters return to streets of Paris to mark one-year anniversary of movement

Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters.

From The42 Ringrose hat-trick the highlight as sluggish Leinster make winning start to Champions Cup campaign Up And Running

Ringrose hat-trick the highlight as sluggish Leinster make winning start to Champions Cup campaign

Leo Cullen’s side had some frustrating moments at the RDS against an ill-disciplined Benetton team.

Leitrim direct provision protest stood down after High Court injunction

Ballinamore Community Group have agreed to stand down their demonstration in the town.

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

From The42 Jacob's cracker saves Ulster victory in frantic finish against Bath Big Win

Jacob's cracker saves Ulster victory in frantic finish against Bath

Dan McFarland’s side got their Champions Cup campaign up and running with a precious win at The Rec.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after attempted ATM theft in Louth

The incident happened at around 3.30am in Dunleer.

Two arrested and gun seized in west Dublin as gardaí intervene in 'potential threat to life' incident

It’s understand the operation is linked to the ongoing Hutch Kinahan feud.

Police probe into claims Tories offering Brexit Party candidates incentives to pull out of election race

Nigel Farage has claimed he’s been repeatedly offered a seat in the House of Lords to “go quietly”.

Standing ovation at SF Ard Fheis in support of Martin Kenny whose car was set alight outside his home

The Sligo-Leitrim TD said it has been a very difficult time for his family.

Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK Greater Manchester This post contains videos

Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK

Two people were injured in the fire, which was attended by 40 fire crews.

From the Garden: Making the most of polytunnel growing this winter GIY

From the Garden: Making the most of polytunnel growing this winter

I feel blessed to have so much delicious, nutritious food to hand, writes Michael Kelly.

US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him

Rodney Reed (51) was sentenced to death for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.

Five dead in Bolivia after security forces open fire on supporters of former president

A political crisis is raging in Bolivia as a new interim government tries to restore stability.

Oscar Wilde's ring found almost 20 years after cleaner stole it from Oxford and sold it for fraction of value

The ring was valued at €40,000 in 2002. The man who stole it sold it for £150.

Dorothy Macardle: The rediscovery of an unlikely rebel and overlooked novelist

Macardle was a friend of Éamon de Valera, and he wrote the foreword to her book The Irish Republic.

Teenager who killed two students in US school shooting dies as police still hunt for motive

“It still remains a mystery why,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a press conference.

Poll: Who do you think will be the British Prime Minister after the general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will be the British Prime Minister after the general election?

Johnson’s Conservatives lead the polls so far.

From The42 'If it was up to some lads I wouldn't kick a ball again, but they've no education in the game' No Inch Given

'If it was up to some lads I wouldn't kick a ball again, but they've no education in the game'

James McClean is at odds with his critics ahead of Ireland’s must-win Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark.

Missing 80-year-old man found safe and well

Tom Carey was found safe and well in the early hours this morning.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Three people arrested as part of probe into Kevin Lunney attack have been released Qih

Three people arrested as part of probe into Kevin Lunney attack have been released

The two men and one woman were released in the early hours this morning.

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