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Today’s News

'We don’t need any more innocent blood to be shed': Funeral of Lyra McKee begins in Belfast

The 29-year-old journalist was killed in Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate

The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.

Gardaí investigating after 2 men with knife, hammer and hatchet rob elderly couple's home

The couple in their 80s were taken to hospital suffering from shock.

University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors

One of the hospital’s pathologists Professor Rob Landers said that conditions in the mortuary are “quite primitive”.

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Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht

The expense runs into thousands for students who spend two months in the Gaeltacht.

From The42 'It’s a great advertisement for the League and it’s ruined as he’s not big enough for the game' Frustrated

'It’s a great advertisement for the League and it’s ruined as he’s not big enough for the game'

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley was furious with the referee as his side played more than half of last night’s defeat to Bohemians with nine men.

Masked gang attack couple with sledgehammer and pick axe handles during Antrim burglary

A young child who was in the house at the time was not injured.

Two men arrested after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

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Parents share tips for toddler-proofing the house - and the products that make the job easier

US white supremacist to be executed for 1998 lynching of black man

In 1998, John William King and two other men severely beat James Byrd before dragging him behind a pickup truck.

Company linked to Johnny Ronan sues Dublin City Council over height restriction guidelines

The firm claims that two of its planning applications could be affected by the restrictions.

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film

“We have noted that the reference to ‘foreign’ is outdated within the global filmmaking community.”

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Man killed and two women seriously injured in car crash in Derry

The incident happened at around 11.45pm last night.

Poll: Should election posters be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should election posters be banned?

The EU and local election campaigns begin today, so posters have been popping up all over the country.

Sri Lankan police carry out controlled explosion near cinema as death toll from Easter bombing rises to 359

Hundreds were killed in a series of bomb blasts in the country on Easter Sunday.

Nasa Mars lander picks up what's likely first detected 'Marsquake'

Nasa has said the new seismic event was too small to provide solid data on the Martian interior.

From The42 There's a simple reason for Man United's dramatic loss of form Preview

There's a simple reason for Man United's dramatic loss of form

The out-of-sorts Red Devils have come up against good teams on a consistent basis of late.

Opinion: My Sri Lankan relatives had a lucky escape from the bombings - I'm struggling to keep my hopes for peace alive

After a decade of peace, I had hoped that our troubles were behind us, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

Wangi-wangi and Wakatobi: Two white eye bird species discovered by Trinity College team near Indonesia

The group has been studying birds on Sulawesi, in Indonesia, and its offshore islands since 1999.

Brexplainer: How are the British parties shaping up for the controversial EU elections?

There’s a small chance they won’t actually take part, but this is getting more and more unlikely.

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments WRC

Trinity College 'unfairly dismissed' lecturer at centre of controversial Prime Time FGM comments

Dr Ali Selim is one of the leading figures in the Irish Muslim community.

€22m research vessel wanted to help with Brexit's impact on Ireland's seas'

The new vessel is due to replace the RV Celtic Voyager.

'The loss of Lyra': Funeral service for murdered journalist Lyra McKee to take place in Belfast

The 29-year-old journalist was killed in Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

Yesterday’s News

Man to appear in court charged in relation to Clonsilla shooting incident

Shots were fired at a vehicle on the Whitechapel Road on Monday morning.

Lyra's family: 'A warm and innocent heart, she was the greatest listener, someone who had time for everyone'

Lyra was murdered early on Friday morning in the Creggan in Derry following a night of fierce riots.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Vigil in Dublin for Lyra McKee, Donald Trump to visit England and IS claim responsibility for Sri Lanka attack – This evening’s top stories.

Militia leader allegedly had plans to assassinate Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros

The United Constitutional Patriots say they want to draw attention to immigration violations and assist federal law enforcement in patrolling the border.

From The42 Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat Breakdown

Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.

Woman arrested in relation to killing of Lyra Mckee released unconditionally

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

From The42 Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history Take A Bow This post contains videos

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

Teenager in critical condition after crash between van and car in Cork

Motorists have been asked to avoid the Dunkereen Cross area for the next few hours.

FactFind: Maternity, paternity and parental leave - how much time do new parents get?

Male same-sex couples are now also being recognised under the parental leave proposal.

Patrick Quirke murder trial nears end as jury to continue deliberations tomorrow

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Dalkey Tidy Towns won't be removing candidates' posters during the election campaign (despite saying they would)

The committee sent an email earlier today informing candidates that election posters would be removed.

Journalist and sister of Boris, Rachel Johnson is contesting the European elections

Johnson is standing for anti-Brexit party Change UK.

IS claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers

More than 320 people were killed in the Easter blasts.

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