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Today’s News

Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'

The Department of Health said it may review its policy given its difficulty in sourcing cannabis product.

Yesterday’s News

Woman fears for her safety due to online messages sent from male 'stalker', court hears

The woman claims the unwanted communications began almost a decade ago.

Patient advocates among new board members of the HSE

The board will be appointed on an administrative basis until legislation has passed.

James Bulger's mother 'angry and upset' after film about her son's murder receives Oscar nomination

“I just hope the film doesn’t win its category in the Oscars,” Denise Fergus said on Twitter today.

Brexit 66 days out, but Irish government says there are 'absolutely no preparations for a hard border'

An Irish government spokesperson said that it serves no purpose to speculate about the border in the event of a no-deal Brexit

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Chris Brown released without charge following Paris rape allegation

Brown was detained on potential charges of aggravated rape in the French capital yesterday.

From The42 'It's something we'll always have as a family. A dream come true' Desert Dreams

'It's something we'll always have as a family. A dream come true'

After a difficult three years, Shane Lowry ended his long wait for a fourth career victory on Saturday. He tells The42 why it meant the world to him.

Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender?

The government is considering proposals to allow children aged 16 and 17 to self-declare their gender.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Verdict reached in Carrickmines halting site fire, Oscar nominations announced and plane carrying Premier League striker goes missing – It’s The Fix.

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight

Dozens of activists gathered outside RTÉ’s Donnybrook studios this evening.

Watch the refurbished No 11 Liffey Ferry motor back into action after 35 years Relaunch This post contains videos

Watch the refurbished No 11 Liffey Ferry motor back into action after 35 years

The new service is phrase one of a maritime training programme that looks at handing down previous generations’ skills.

From The42 Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart Reverse

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart

Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.

Death of man whose body was found in Cork city not being treated as suspicious

The man’s body was found shortly before midday.

Dyson is moving its headquarters to Singapore - but 'not because of Brexit'

The company’s owner and founder James Dyson has been a vocal Brexit advocate, but insists the move is not related to Brexit.

In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day

In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day

The trips could be shorter than usual given Brexit.

Surveys to be carried out on burial grounds at Sean Ross Abbey in Tipperary

The Commission of Investigation will not be issuing its final report this year.

Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery

The fire claimed the lives of five adults and five children including a five-month-old baby.

Three men arrested in Cork in relation to machete murder of Mikolaj Wilk

Landscape gardener Mikolaj Wilk was subjected to a gruesome attack in his Cork home last June.

Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast

The discovery was made 180 nautical miles from Castletownbere, Co Cork.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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Police searching for plane with Cardiff City footballer onboard find 'a number of floating objects' in water

Emiliano Sala is Cardiff City’s record signing, having put pen to paper on a contract with the club at the weekend.

Retired surgeon groped boy's genitals during medical examinations, court hears

Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the thirteen charges of indecent assault.

From The42 Ulster Rugby issue lifetime ban to spectator who abused Simon Zebo Banned

Ulster Rugby issue lifetime ban to spectator who abused Simon Zebo

The Racing 92 wing was abused during a game at the Kingspan Stadium two weekends ago.

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year

Mary Lou McDonald has accused Leo Varadkar of ‘normalising child homelessness’.

From The42 Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland Grassroots

Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland

The former Ireland international’s proposals are not encouraging, writes John O’Sullivan.

Taoiseach won't accept Brexit border promises that 'it will be alright on the night'

A European Commission spokesman said today that it’s “pretty obvious” that a no-deal Brexit would lead to a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Irish-produced film The Favourite receives 10 Oscar nominations

The nominees are in for the 91st Academy Awards.

Mary Lou McDonald says Brexit impasse is a 'specifically English' political issue

The Sinn Féin leader says that the solution will not come from Ireland.

Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities

The four were arrested following six searches across the capital today.

From The42 Opportunity beckons for Dillane or Roux after Ireland's second row injuries Locks

Opportunity beckons for Dillane or Roux after Ireland's second row injuries

Joe Schmidt has to plot for England without Tadhg Beirne and Iain Henderson.

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Prosecutors accused him of having used companies in low-tax foreign jurisdictions, including Ireland, to evade tax.

Aldi set to hire 500 new employees this year

The discount supermarket chain plans to open seven new stores in Ireland in 2019.

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

Poll: Should a living wage be introduced in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a living wage be introduced in Ireland?

€11.90 per hour has been recommended as an appropriate living wage.

'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos

“We need to move beyond guilt or blame, and get on with the practical tasks at hand,” Attenborough told his audience.

Nine deer killed after herd hit by train in Tipperary

The incident took place between Thurles and Limerick Junction.

'Cross the Liffey in a jiffy': River ferry in Dublin's docklands returns after 35 years

The No.11 Liffey Ferry was decommissioned after the construction of the East Link Bridge.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

500 ambulance staff have gone on strike today in a row over union recognition

Contingency plans during the strike include the deployment of defence forces ambulances.

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