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Today’s News

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

From The42 Ireland's miserable record at Rugby World Cups rolls on in Tokyo Woe

Ireland's miserable record at Rugby World Cups rolls on in Tokyo

‘Maybe you put too much pressure on,’ said Ireland captain Rory Best after the latest defeat.

Quiz: Who said it - Theresa May or Boris Johnson?

“What did you call me? You called me nebulous. Yes, you did.”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made headlines today.

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A late-night centre for people contemplating suicide and self-harm will soon be set up in Limerick city

The Haven Hub should open within the next month in Limerick city.

From The42 How Bray's local hero fell in love with football again Fall And Rise

How Bray's local hero fell in love with football again

One year on from having to pay for his own knee operation, Hugh Douglas is thriving.

How much of Ireland's treated drinking water is lost in leaks? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of people who have applied for audience tickets for the Late Late Toy Show.

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision

Thousands of people took to the streets of London today to call for a second referendum.

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

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Gardaí appeal for information on missing 23-year-old last seen on Tuesday

Cathal Whelan was last seen out socialising in Clifden town on Tuesday night.

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'

Their itinerary for today was cancelled due the ongoing protests in the city.

Turkey vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if they don't pull out of proposed safe zone

The top figure on the Kurdish side said Turkey was preventing his forces’ withdrawal and trying to blame the deal’s collapse on the Kurds.

From The42 'What is it they've experienced? Ireland's experience was not to win' - Hansen Knowledge

'What is it they've experienced? Ireland's experience was not to win' - Hansen

The All Blacks boss pointed out that his team had experience of winning World Cup knock-out games.

Ceann Comhairle orders 'urgent' probe after FF TD's Dáil votes recorded despite him being absent

Clare TD Timmy Dooley said a fellow party member cast a number of votes for him while he was absent from the Dáil chamber on Thursday.

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From The42 Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes' Heartbroken

Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes'

The Ireland head coach’s six-year tenure came to an end with a crushing defeat to the All Blacks.

PSNI believes man (30s) shot in both legs was ordered to attend attack 'by appointment'

Police have appealed for witnesses to the “totally barbaric” incident.

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

From The42 A sorry end to the Schmidt era as All Blacks obliterate Ireland at the World Cup Abysmal

A sorry end to the Schmidt era as All Blacks obliterate Ireland at the World Cup

Despite huge Irish support, Schmidt’s side were dire to record yet another quarter-final defeat.

1972 IRA documentary was ‘banned’ from being shown

The Secret Army documentary includes scenes which show Martin McGuinness with a car which was later used to bomb Derry and handling a gun.

Batches of turkey dinosaurs recalled by Iceland as they may contain small metal pieces

The batches in question are dated best before November 2020.

'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote

Hardline Brexiteers in the ERG have indicated they intend to back the Brexit deal.

Democrat White House candidate hits back after Clinton labels her the 'favourite of the Russians'

The congresswoman called her ‘a personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party’.

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

The All Blacks stood between Ireland and a first-ever appearance in the RWC semi-final…

Calls to push ahead with capping insurance payouts as government criticised for taking too long to act

ISME boss says a referendum is not needed on payouts and calls for action before businesses close down.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality

Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.

Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit

The Letwin amendment could prove a major barrier to Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU on 31 October.

From The42 All Blacks stand in the way as Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final Preview

All Blacks stand in the way as Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final

‘There’s nothing we can do about the previous results,’ said Ireland out-half Johnny Sexton.

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr

The Corrs musician was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother

Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.

Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Boris Johnson faces a significant challenge if he wants to get his deal through the House of Commons.

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

Yesterday’s News

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

Greta Thunberg and late Brendan Grace among recipients of Dublin Lord Mayor's Award

Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe presented the awards at a reception at the Mansion House this evening.

An Garda Síochána spent €14k on sandwich bags for members during US president's visit

That was part of the €107,625 catering payment to the Trump Doonbeg resort in west Clare.

Extinction Rebellion activist in custody after climbing London's Big Ben

Tree surgeon Ben Atkinson (43) evaded police for more than three hours after climbing the scaffolding.

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From The42 Dublin, Chicago and Hamilton - Ireland's last 5 meetings with New Zealand Recap

Dublin, Chicago and Hamilton - Ireland's last 5 meetings with New Zealand

Ireland’s recent record against New Zealand has produced a mix of crushing lows and historic highs over the years.

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