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Development of 88 apartments at former Phoenix Park racecourse gets green light

An Bord Pleanala granted permission for the development after an appeal.

Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US border patrol since December

The teen has been identified by US Customs and Border Protection as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez.

Children's Hospice Week: 'We get 15 days of respite a year - it's the only time we have together'

Cian Murphy has been attending LauraLynn Children’s Hospice – and charming the nurses there – since 2013.

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Iranian foreign minister says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

The riposte by Iran’s top diplomat followed an ominous warning by Trump.

From The42 Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end Heading Home

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

Ministers to order State bodies to decarbonise under new Climate Action Plan

Public agencies will have to reduce food waste, promote water conservation, and roll out recycling practices.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Austrian far-right ministers to resign en masse following hidden-camera sting

This comes after one of their number, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl, was fired.

Refusal to allow child with 'complex educational needs' attend school during summer challenged in High Court

The action has been taken on behalf of a six-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome.

From The42 More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation Decline

More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation

‘Survival is essential,’ as two-time All-Ireland winner Joachim Kelly takes over from Kevin Martin.

Council gives green light to plans for €3.53 billion Intel facility in Leixlip

The planning authority has given the chip giant the go-ahead in spite of a small number of objections.

Man brings High Court challenge over IBTS policy on gay men donating blood

The action has been taken by 27-year-old Tomas Heneghan.

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

RTÉ News hires new south-east correspondent after high-profile departure

Conor Kane is to take on the role that was held by Damien Tiernan.

Clinical trials involving Irish patients 'saved the health service €13m' over two years

A new report published today is calling for a scaling-up of clinical research infrastructure in Ireland.

From The42 The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport Award

The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport

Interview with teenage soccer star Isibeal Atkinson wins April prize.

Lidl recalls two batches of biscuits as ingredients not labelled in English

The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.

Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation France This post contains videos

Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation

The Parisian landmark was put on lockdown this afternoon.

Warning issued over 'severe and increasing' threat to native crayfish species

Ireland holds one of the largest populations of the globally endangered white-clawed crayfish.

Semen staining containing Boy A's DNA found on ripped top discovered in room where Ana was found, court hears

Marce Lee Gorman said she found two areas of a black strapped top where semen was present.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years

Mansoor Uddin pleaded guilty on the morning of his trial last February at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

From The42 Bolton starlet Connell a surprise inclusion as McCarthy finalises squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers Fresh Blood

Bolton starlet Connell a surprise inclusion as McCarthy finalises squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

The England-eligible teenager has impressed in the Championship this season.

Ryanair sees profits drop by almost 30% for the last 12 month period

Fare decline and fuel costs were cited as the reason.

The Explainer: Why are so many US states tightening abortion laws right now?

With a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives and a pro-life president, this type of shift in abortion legislation had been expected for some time – so what happens now?

Prosecutors issue formal request to hold Julian Assange on suspicion of rape

It’s the first step towards seeking his extradition to Sweden.

A milkshake has been thrown on Nigel Farage

The MEP candidate was canvassing in Newcastle when it happened.

There's a familiar, spellbinding book atop the list of most borrowed from Irish libraries last year

Children’s books dominate the top 20 list released today by the Local Government Management Agency.

A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today

Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional or financial.

Doctors begin switching off life support in hugely controversial French case

The man’s parents have repeatedly launched court action to keep him alive — in defiance of his wife and five siblings who are in favour of his right to die.

From The42 Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster Taking Stock

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018

n 2018, it carried 83.6 million passengers – a marginal increase on the previous year.

Have a Huawei phone? Here's how Google's new Android measures may affect you

The news from Google comes as a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker.

Ireland got the lowest number of votes at the Eurovision semi-finals this year

It wasn’t to be for Irish Eurovision hopeful Sarah McTernan last Thursday.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

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