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Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 25 May, 2019

Today’s News

LIVE: Early tallies show close fight for European seats but confirm Green surge

Many of the races for EU seats are too close to call so we’re expecting a long count.

'154km/h in 100 zone': Gardaí catch 304 drivers above speed limit on national slow down day

Over the 24-hour period, gardaí and GoSafe checked a total of 195,768 vehicles.

From the Garden: The Hungry Gap must be filled and this kale and gnocchi broth will do the job

Katie Sanderson cooked this recipe in the Kale episode of this season’s GROW COOK EAT and the reaction was amazing, writes Michael Kelly.

Memorial service plans for Trinity professor who went missing on Everest announced

The family called off the search for Seamus Lawless yesterday evening.

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'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections?

The Green Party could be in for a record-breaking election.

From The42 'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs' Interview

'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs'

Victor Connell was left paralysed after breaking his neck in a scrum at 25, but he has built a whole new life for himself.

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig

Spice Girls’ Mel B said she hopes the sound quality will be “much, much better” at future gigs.

The Euro elections aren't looking great for FF and a veteran ex-MEP says 'lessons weren't learned'

In the Midlands Northwest constituency, the two Fianna Fáil candidates could get just 9% of the vote between them.

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Police seeking two suspects as Derry church building destroyed in arson attack

Two men are believed to have started the blaze at Holy Family church at 10.30pm.

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

257-bed student housing complex on site of historical bakery in Dublin's north inner city given green light

The complex will be built near two other student developments in the area.

'Urgent appeal' for Junior and Leaving Cert exam markers

It’s less two weeks until examinations begin.

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

Poll: Will you stay up to watch European and local election results? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you stay up to watch European and local election results?

Counting is underway across the country.

Eamon Ryan: 'I remember our darkest hours, hopefully today will be a good day'

The Green Party could take three seats in the European election.

From The42 'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland' Legendary Status

'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'

With six All-Irelands, 10 Leinster titles, five National Leagues and four consecutive All-Stars, Paul Flynn is set to be remembered as one of Dublin’s all-time greats.

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show

65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.

No dedicated Transport Police yet as Minister says extra garda cash 'undoubtedly' benefits transport policing

Unions and the opposition have called for a dedicated transport police.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your weekend.

From The42 Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore? Long Road Back

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?

From the Premier League to the depths of depression and back again: David Sneyd spends a weekend with the former Ireland international and his family in their Yorkshire home.

'A Crying Shame': UK front pages react to Theresa May's resignation

May made the announcement in an emotional statement outside 10 Downing Street yesterday morning.

'I don't think it worked': Micheál Martin isn't too happy about the crowded line ups for this week's TV debates

Martin has suggested a ‘threshold’ for candidates might be used the next time around.

Opinion: For wheelchair users taking public transport is like playing roulette

The issues with public transport mean that I don’t get out of the house very much. It also limits my options in terms of employment, writes Niamh Ní Ruari.

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

From The42 'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after' Pro14 Final

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'

Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.

The nation has voted - now here's your guide to when we'll find out the results

It probably will be after the weekend when we find out who fills what seats.

Yesterday’s News

Leo Varadkar among the crowds as Spice Girls kick off tour in Dublin

Concert organisers say there were 75,000 inside the stadium.

From The42 GAA to take part in next month's Dublin Pride Parade for the first time Pride Parade This post contains videos

GAA to take part in next month's Dublin Pride Parade for the first time

Referee David Gough confirmed the GAA has accepted an invitation to take part in the annual Pride festival.

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

From The42 Dundalk's lucky strike in the 90th minute keeps the champions on top Late Late Show

Dundalk's lucky strike in the 90th minute keeps the champions on top

Against his former club St Patrick’s Athletic, Sean Hoare scored the only goal at Oriel Park.

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Two detectives who lost submachine gun in Dublin should not be disciplined, says Gsoc

The firearm was lost on 10 July 2018 and was handed in to Store Street Garda Station by a member of the public.

Irishman shot and killed by police in Germany

The incident happened in the city of Hamburg on Wednesday.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Voters go to polling stations, the end of Prime Minister Theresa May, and the Spice Girls return to the stage.

Met Police's Simon Byrne appointed as new PSNI Chief Constable

The former chief constable George Hamilton is retiring at the end of June.

From The42 'It'll be 23 of us against 40,000': Sexton taking lesson from Saracens for raid in Glasgow's back garden Thermopylae

'It'll be 23 of us against 40,000': Sexton taking lesson from Saracens for raid in Glasgow's back garden

Leinster’s captain is ready to make a mark after a not-very-enjoyable stint on the bench last week.

Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon

French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

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