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Today’s News

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' Exclusive

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

Yesterday’s News

Two men charged in relation to seizure of Makarov handgun in Westmeath

Gardaí in Blanchardstown and Finglas investigating organised criminal activity in Dublin charged the two men.

From The42 Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games Premier League

Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games

Neal Maupay headed in a deserved winner for the Seagulls.

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported - gardaí

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness

Protesters called on the government to do more to tackle homelessness.

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Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old

Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.

Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help

“The Rent Pressure Zones are not working,” housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said.

Man who used fake documents to apply for €270k mortgage given a suspended sentence

The man used the loan to purchase a house in Walkinstown in Dublin.

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A protest in Dublin over homelessness, a protest in Kildare over beef prices, and three MEPs abandon the Brexit Party.

Cancer patient left waiting on a hospital trolley in hallway discharged herself and later died, inquest told

The woman was left on a trolley for six hours beside the bins, her daughter said.

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.

Five men appear in court charged with conspiring to murder Hutch family member

Each of the accused men are charged with taking various roles with the intention of helping with the murder of Patrick ‘Patsy’ Hutch.

From The42 'It was best to allow the team the space to grow again' - Gavin reveals reasons for Dublin exit No Regrets

'It was best to allow the team the space to grow again' - Gavin reveals reasons for Dublin exit

The former Dublin manager was speaking after being named Signify Sports Manager of the Year 2019.

Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax

Ireland has come under pressure in recent years to address its corporate tax rates for multinationals, but insists it has taken major steps to improve the system.

RTÉ shelves plan to sell RTÉ Guide as part of organisation reforms

The broadcaster said expressions of interest it received did not warrant selling the magazine.

Leo Varadkar and Phil Hogan included in list of Europe's most powerful people

Varadkar came in eighth place and Hogan came tenth.

From The42 Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling Racism

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling

Corriere dello Sport used the term in reference to tomorrow’s Serie A game between Inter Milan and Roma.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme

Workers are afforded tax relief for expenses incurred in their day-to-day jobs.

Nigel Farage and Annunziata Rees-Mogg in war of words over MEPs quitting Brexit Party

Rees-Mogg, Lance Forman and Lucy Harris have all left the party to back Boris Johnson’s strategy.

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit

After striking a signpost and ditch, the car he was in became elevated on its left side and then struck a telegraph pole.

From The42 Dublin GAA chief slams RTÉ Prime Time funding programme in annual report Hitting Out

Dublin GAA chief slams RTÉ Prime Time funding programme in annual report

John Costello also called on the Government to address the lack of land available in the capital to develop facilities for GAA clubs.

House of Representatives to proceed with articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi made the announcement this afternoon.

Boris Johnson appears on ITV's This Morning despite ongoing row over BBC interview Not So Camera Shy This post contains videos

Boris Johnson appears on ITV's This Morning despite ongoing row over BBC interview

Johnson appeared on the daytime programme with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

Explainer: Why have IFA protesters blockaded a major Aldi distribution centre in Naas?

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched

Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.

'Theoretically, things could cost anything': Children's hospital chairman says costs could increase more Nch

If investigation finds Dara Murphy broke the rules he should pay back the money, says Taoiseach

Murphy is taking up a €150,000 a year job in the European Commission.

Unvaccinated hang red flags as Samoa continues to battle measles epidemic

Samoa has begun a two-day shutdown as the government tries to curb a measles epidemic that has killed 62 people.

New editorial line-up to lead TheJournal.ie into exciting new phase

Meet the team charged with delivering insightful, impartial journalism on one of Ireland’s most popular digital outlets.

From The42 TV Wrap - A bit of the old magic remains as Dunphy, Brady and Giles reunite On The Box

TV Wrap - A bit of the old magic remains as Dunphy, Brady and Giles reunite

The band got back together for Irish fans as Amazon assembled English pundits in a kind of Tekken menu.

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside an Aldi distribution centre.

Lobbyists big winners as government revises bingo bill after protests

It comes after a protest at the Dáil on Tuesday.

Four men arrested over attempted murder in Dublin in March 2018

The men are due to appear before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin this morning.

Very windy weather on the way, with warnings in place for three counties

Have plans this weekend? Here’s what the weather will be like.

Vicky Phelan backs Lorraine Walsh's decision to quit CervicalCheck committee

“I share Lorraine’s concerns about the RCOG review process,” Phelan said.

New Zealand airline trials edible coffee cups

The cups are baked from a biscuit base.

Scientists develop monthly contraceptive pill, but it's only been tested on pigs so far

The pill sits in the stomach and dissolves slowly, releasing the hormones required to prevent pregnancy.

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