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Today’s News

Expect frost, fog and cold temperatures this weekend

The weather is not getting any better.

The 8 at 8: Friday

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

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

From The42 Which Irish player did enough last night to feature against Denmark? Talking Points

Which Irish player did enough last night to feature against Denmark?

Callum Robinson, Robbie Brady and Alan Browne are among those thought to be in contention to start next week.

North Korea calls Joe Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'

It was not immediately clear what had provoked Pyongyang’s attack.

Opinion: I went to the Saoradh party conference to see where radical republicanism is going

Saoradh is an attempt to give a political face to the growing republican dissent in nationalist areas north of the border, writes Dieter Reinisch.

Appeal for witnesses as pedestrian (41) dies after being struck by car in Co Clare

The collision happened on the N68 at Darragh, on the main Ennis to Kilrush road yesterday evening.

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed

Ireland will be aiming to generate 70% of its electricity through renewable methods, Minister Bruton said.

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

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'If you said 50 years ago there would be families living in tents because they can't afford rent, I would have laughed'

The Dublin Simon Community is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. How different was the homeless problem back in 1969?

Lansdowne Road Dart station will be temporarily closed for a match on Monday

The station will be closed from 5.30pm to 11pm on 18 November for a Euro 2020 qualifying match.

Ruby Walsh and Aga Khan among objectors to plans for 32-hectare Kildare quarry

Those living in the area, local representatives and a TD are also among those objecting to the 32 hectare site at Racefield.

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Yesterday’s News

Disney's new streaming service adds disclaimer to classics films about racist stereotypes

Disney Plus attracted 10 million subscribers in just one day.

South Dublin schools urged to open more special needs places to tackle shortage

McHugh has activated new legislation which directs schools to open more special classes.

Man and woman arrested in connection with murder of Leitrim man missing since 2011

Pat Heeran was 48 at the time of his disappearance.

Bright prospects and lesser lights impress as Ireland see off New Zealand in Aviva friendly

Derrick Williams, Sean Maguire and Calllum Robinson all netted their first Irish goals in a comeback win.

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'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket

The Dún Laoghaire TD was deselected following a meeting of the party executive.

Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction

A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today…

Two dead and several injured in California school shooting

The suspect is a student and has been taken into custody

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

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'Gross mismanagement': NTA paying agency workers twice what it pays its own permanent staff

The average wage an agency worker is paid is nearly €140,000.

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flooding as ‘a blow to the heart of our country’.

Teenager who fled the scene after he knocked down toddler jailed for four years

Nathan O’Reilly (17) was also given a twenty-year driving disqualification.

'Internet troll' jailed for sending hundreds of abusive messages to six women

Judge Martin Nolan said the women were “literally stalked” on the internet by the accused.

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned

Last May’s High Court decision caused controversy and massive uncertainty.

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Taoiseach: Councillor 'accepts fully' she was wrong about Traveller accommodation comment

Varadkar criticised Fianna Fáil’s failure to discipline senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee for her past tweets.

Extract: Patrick McCabe revisits the Butcher Boy with his new book

The book sees Francie Brady return – this time as publisher of his own magazine, The Big Yaroo.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus

Students from UCD, Trinity College and NUIG will all return as a result of the protests.

'Irresponsible nonsense': Tánaiste dismisses Danny Healy-Rae's call for drink-driving 'permit'

Danny Healy Rae wants permits to be handed out to allow rural drink driving.

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable

There is an “urgent need” to improve such data collection, the organisation said.

'You don't know what's in them': Warning against buying medicines on the internet as over 350,000 pills seized

There has been a steady decline in the number of medicines seized in the last three years.

From The42 Elbouzedi strike earns Ireland U21s victory despite O'Shea red card All Three Points

Elbouzedi strike earns Ireland U21s victory despite O'Shea red card

Stephen Kenny’s side extended their lead at the top of Group 1 after a 1-0 win over Armenia.

Three people hospitalised after collision between bus and truck in Co Monaghan

The incident happened on the N2, outside Castleblayney at the Ballybay turnoff.

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting

Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

HSE facing 'more challenging' peak season as it unveils €26 million Winter Plan

With hospital admissions already up on last year, the HSE said it expects a busy winter season.

Unite members in Virgin Media unanimously decide to ballot for industrial action

It was reported in recent weeks that the company may cut up to 65 jobs in the next month.

Gardaí who failed in last promotion competition to be bumped up to sergeant rank

As many as 168 gardaí could be promoted under this proposal as the force seeks to fill gaps across the country.

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