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Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Today’s News

Jury in trial of Patrick Quirke told to consider circumstantial evidence with care

After almost two months of evidence, the jury is expected to begin deliberations this afternoon.

Funeral details of journalist Lyra McKee announced

The 29 year-old was killed in Derry last week.

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur Rocket Crash

Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur

A stunning victory for James Cahill is being labelled the biggest upset in the history of the World Championship.

Gardaí appeal for BMW driver that stopped near scene of fatal collision in Dublin to come forward

The accident happened at approximately 7.45pm on Monday 8 April.

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From The42 Leinster drive for five but Saracens have score to settle in Newcastle Decider

Leinster drive for five but Saracens have score to settle in Newcastle

Leo Cullen praised James Lowe but said there is still a decision to make with his ‘non-European players’.

'Time to act': HIQA report finds PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates would be cheaper and more effective

A draft report on the introduction of the programme was published today.

MPs are back after their Easter break, so what's the Brexit latest?

The UK is preparing for local elections, European elections; while Theresa May still tries to get her deal over the line.

PE lessons could be taught through Irish in effort to make language relevant 'to the next generation'

PE lessons could be taught through Irish in effort to make language relevant 'to the next generation'

A new scheme aimed at teaching pupils a second language was announced today.

Sri Lanka minister: Easter bomb attacks were 'in retaliation' for Christchurch mosque shootings

Eight explosions struck churches and hotels in the capital Colombo on Easter Sunday.

From The42 Former Celtic captain and Lisbon Lion Billy McNeill has died aged 79 RIP

Former Celtic captain and Lisbon Lion Billy McNeill has died aged 79

Also an ex-manager at the club, McNeill skippered the Hoops to European Cup glory in 1967.

'It's about a culture change': New welfare payment which could benefit up to 60,000 parents announced

Details of the Parental Leave scheme were announced this morning.

Lyra McKee murder investigation: 57-year-woman arrested under Terrorism Act Derry This post contains videos

Lyra McKee murder investigation: 57-year-woman arrested under Terrorism Act

The woman was taken to Belfast for questioning.

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area?

The first centre, planned for Dublin city, is still yet to open.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

New IRA admit responsibility for Lyra McKee’s death, and Sri Lanka death toll rises again – here’s what’s happening today.

Anger over 'shocking seven-hour delay' in deploying Air Corps to fight wildfires in Donegal

The Air Corps responded in the afternoon but noted that it did not run a dedicated firefighting service.

Samsung delays launch of folding smartphone amid reports that its screen keeps breaking

The €1,760 smartphone was due to launch this week.

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive

Rents are sky-rocketing making spaces unaffordable for many artists. But with proper planning, we can protect the creative life of the city, writes Councillor Patrick Costello.

Dissidents admit to killing Lyra McKee, offering 'full and sincere apologies'

Using a code word, the group issued a statement to The Irish News taking responsibility for her death.

The Explainer: Why haven't any supervised drug injection centres opened in Ireland?

A pilot scheme is due to open in Dublin city centre, but the process is stuck in planning permission limbo.

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services HSE

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services

One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.

Almost all women in Irish prisons are there for committing petty crime

95% of women in jail are committed for crimes such as shoplifting, failure to pay fines or handling stolen goods.

Yesterday’s News

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

Quiz: Which Game of Thrones character is this?

GOT is nearing endgame but how do you remember who’s come and gone over the past eight seasons?

From The42 'Big lift' as Cork get their day in the sun again with thrilling win over rivals Dublin Glory Days

'Big lift' as Cork get their day in the sun again with thrilling win over rivals Dublin

It was a victory to remember for Ephie Fitzgerald’s side, who now face Galway in the league final.

Here's What Happened Today: Easter Monday

Protests in Derry, gorse fires in Donegal and another sunny day across the country – This evening’s top stories.

Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes

It will compete for the two prizes given by La Semaine de la Critique’s jury.

Friends of Lyra McKee put red handprints on dissident republican group's office

McKee was murdered early on Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry.

Russia says it's 'too early' to say whether it could work with Ukraine's new leader

Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory yesterday.

Man arrested after shots fired at vehicle in Dublin

No one was injured in the incident.

Irish tourists urged to 'exercise a high degree of caution' as Sri Lanka curfew begins

No Irish citizens are believed to be among the dead or injured in yesterday’s fatal attacks.

From The42 'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training' Changes

'When we first came in, there was a rota for bringing food. We used to pay to come to training'

Mayo captain Niamh Kelly on how far ladies football has come, and her side’s resurgence in 2019.

Over 1,000 people - including Olympic gold medallist - arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

The charges are for various offences including breaching public order laws, obstructing a highway and obstructing police.

It's another lovely day out there, but there's wetter weather on the way

Tomorrow will remain warm, with a mix of isolated showers and sunny spells.

From The42 Leinster's Noel Reid agrees deal to join Leicester Tigers next season Pastures New

Leinster's Noel Reid agrees deal to join Leicester Tigers next season

The 28-year-old Clontarf clubman has made 120 appearances for Leinster since making his debut in 2011.

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire Wildfires This post contains videos

'A Holy mess': Pleas for more support as Donegal locals help battle another gorse fire

Donegal Fire Service and gardaí are at the scene.

Sri Lanka Easter attacks: Government says Islamist extremist group behind slaughter of almost 300

The government is investigating whether the group had “international support”.

Poll: Should new laws be enacted to prevent paramilitary-style marches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new laws be enacted to prevent paramilitary-style marches?

A march by Saoradh on Saturday has prompted outrage from politicians and members of the public.

From The42 ‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI Anger

‘They don’t care about anyone but themselves’ – Ex-Ireland international hits out at FAI

Dave Langan has criticised the organisation and says Niall Quinn is the man to bring about change.

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