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Dublin: 9 °C Monday 12 November, 2018

Today’s News

Trinity College scientists discover major link between obesity and how the body fights cancer

Up to 50% of certain cancers are attributed to obesity.

'Why are they trying to grow the game across the world? Grow it in Ireland first.'

Carlow’s Paul Coady on the frustrations and worries for those away from the hurling elite.

Garda Keith Harrison launches High Court battle to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

Harrison alleges that Mr Justice Peter Charleton had prior professional involvement with a key witness in his case.

Bus driver found guilty over fatal crash that killed cyclist avoids jail

Osborn Irabor has been banned from driving for four years.

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The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971

A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.

Body of man discovered in his home off Navan Road in Dublin

Gardaí are anxious to speak to anyone who was in the Hampton Square area this morning.

Family believes woman who died after minor surgery would be alive if there was 'proper handover of care'

Susan McGee’s family has said an apology for her death “brings little consolation”.

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From The42 Sexton backs 'smart' call to plan for All Blacks showdown without Murray Move On

Sexton backs 'smart' call to plan for All Blacks showdown without Murray

The out-half says playing alongside Kieran Marmion or Luke McGrath won’t alter the way Ireland play.

Five men arrested over alleged kidnapping of man in Drogheda

Gardaí were called to an incident at around 9pm yesterday in Moneymore Estate.

'It's clearly not working': TDs hit out at Rent Pressure Zone laws as prices continue to soar

The latest Daft.ie quarterly report found that the average monthly rent nationwide is €1,334.

'Moving so fast': UFO sighting under investigation by Irish Aviation Authority UFO

'Moving so fast': UFO sighting under investigation by Irish Aviation Authority

A number of pilots reported the sighting to Shannon Air Traffic Control last Friday.

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case

Meanwhile Leo Varadkar has said Callinan is not being given a blanket indemnity.

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45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance Action Plan This post contains videos

45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said the positions will be for world-class academics and are not ‘easy jobs’.

Estonian man pleads guilty to conspiring to murder man in Northern Ireland

The defendant has been remanded in custody until 30 November, when he will be sentenced.

From The42 IRFU promise to invest €27 million land sale fee into grassroots rugby Pay Day

IRFU promise to invest €27 million land sale fee into grassroots rugby

The union has sold a 92-acre site in the Newlands Cross area of Dublin.

British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco

People travelling to rabies-affected countries are being reminded to avoid contact with animals.

Windsurfer who went missing off Kerry travelled 25 miles before making it ashore

The man spent seven hours at sea and has been taken to University Hospital Limerick for examination.

From The42 Southampton teenager and Liverpool keeper make the cut for Ireland's senior squad Whittled Down

Southampton teenager and Liverpool keeper make the cut for Ireland's senior squad

Young Manchester United defender Lee O’Connor will also link up to train with Martin O’Neill’s side.

Poll: Would you support the idea of a European army? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the idea of a European army?

French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for the creation of a nine-country European force.

Investigation underway after soccer referee injured during assault at midlands match

Gardaí were called to the incident at a football club in Horseleap, Co Offaly shortly before 1pm yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit

The former Foreign Secretary said the British government is “on the verge of total surrender” to Brussels.

From The42 Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin The Big One

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

Court told woman was motivated by 'spite and revenge' in Australia strawberry needle case

A 50-year-old woman was arrested and charged yesterday with seven counts of contaminating goods.

California wildfires rage on as death toll rises to at least 31, US media reports

An additional six bodies were found in the wreckage yesterday.

Suspicious device made safe after being found beside car in Drogheda

The area was evacuated for a period yesterday.

Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?

As EU military and defence spending skyrockets, Ireland’s commitment to defence co-operation compromises its neutrality, writes Luke Ming Flanagan, MEP

'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak

The Daft.ie report found that rents nationwide have risen by 11.3% in the last year.

HSE recruiting trainers who will teach staff how to communicate with patients when things go wrong

‘Open disclosure’ made headlines in recent months due to the CervicalCheck controversy.

An emotional evening for the President (punctuated by a nighttime dash to the Áras and back)

Dublin Castle provided a dramatic backdrop to the nighttime inauguration ceremony.

Yesterday’s News

Abuse, addiction and redemption: Mary Coughlan explores her extraordinary life

The singer looks at her life and at the wider Irish society and how it’s changed through the new show, created with Brokentalkers, Valgeir Sigurdsson and Mongoose.

From The42 'Football is such a bubble - once you're gone, you're gone. But I certainly don't look back with regret' As The Crowe Flies

'Football is such a bubble - once you're gone, you're gone. But I certainly don't look back with regret'

A different lifetime ago, Seamie Crowe was the most in-demand footballer in Ireland.

President Higgins' inauguration speech: 'We cannot afford to be complacent as to how we are living our lives'

Michael D Higgins touched on an extensive array of themes including tackling poverty and confronting hate.

'We care about Ireland...we want to be part of the future': how migrants are trying to encourage their communities to vote and run in next year's local elections Local Elections 2019 This post contains videos

'We care about Ireland...we want to be part of the future': how migrants are trying to encourage their communities to vote and run in next year's local elections

There are hundreds of thousands of migrants living in Ireland and their votes could make an impact on next year’s local elections.

Rewind that dream, I missed a bit: Hear about the future of sleep in our latest podcast

Tracy Tough finds out what’s coming next for your eight hours of ZZZZs.

From The42 Steve Hansen expects Conor Murray to play against the All Blacks Competitor

Steve Hansen expects Conor Murray to play against the All Blacks

The New Zealand boss said the Munster man is ‘a real competitor’.

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