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Dublin: 15 °C Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Today’s News

An Taisce appeals to block temporary banners for visitor centre being installed at front of GPO

Dublin City Council granted permission for the banners in June.

From The42 Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call' End Of The Line

Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call'

The Olympic silver medalist and Katie Tingle have parted ways but remain lifelong friends.

'I don't want you to listen to me, I want you to listen to the scientists' Greta Thunberg appears before US Congress

President Donald Trump has openly questioned the effects of a changing climate.

Freddie Thompson has started school in Portlaoise Prison, hearing over 'severe' jail conditions told

Thompson has brought a High Court challenge to conditions in the prison.

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James McClean awarded €71k over defamatory remark made by former UUP councillor

McClean brought a defamation action against Chris McGimpsey.

Have you seen Anthony? He's been missing from Coolock since Saturday

Anthony Scullion (24) was last seen in the Coolock area.

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war' Response This post contains videos

US says 'Iranian attack' on Saudi oil facilities was 'act of war'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the comments when arriving in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals

Seán Kyne TD added that the State has a duty to provide for asylum seekers.

'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies

The Green Party’s Just Transition bill will not be opposed by government.

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Pensioner arrested in Mayo over gun death of man in his 60s 'thought victim was an intruder'

The man who was shot dead has been named locally as Brendan Kilduff.

From The42 'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status Speaking Out This post contains videos

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

Quinn Industrial Holdings director suffered 'severe and savage' attack before being dumped on side of road

The 50-year-old man was treated in hospital for serious injuries to his face and leg.

Taoiseach says minister will intervene in Bolger family case after RTÉ Prime Time programme

Gillian Bolger and Darren Milne spoke about the struggles they have faced in getting their eight-year-old twins into suitable school.

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From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's best Rugby World Cup moments? Positive Vibes

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's best Rugby World Cup moments?

There have been a few good days. Promise.

Three teenagers charged with murder of UK police officer Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper died while investigating reports of a burglary.

Public Services Card no longer needed to apply for a passport PSC

Public Services Card no longer needed to apply for a passport

The Taoiseach says the Data Commissioner has declined to meet with Minister Doherty.

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.

Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut

The bar shut for more than a week after a rat was spotted by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

School secretaries prepare for industrial action this Friday after talks break down

The union’s head of education, Andy Pike, said the department didn’t offer any credible proposals.

Banning the purchase of sex in NI has actually led to an increase in sex workers, report finds

It is estimated that the number of sex workers advertising per day is 308.

Sex for rent: Coppinger tells Dáil of Rathmines landlord who propositioned tenant

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said that the situation outlined by Coppinger “sounds disgusting”.

There's been a 50% surge in people seeking services at Dublin's oldest homelessness charity

The increase is being described by the Mendicity Institution as “alarming”.

Bloody Sunday: Soldier F murder case adjourned until December at Derry hearing

Soldier F is accused of two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder.

From The42 Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant head coach Howley In The Spotlight

Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant head coach Howley

‘We’re checking in on his wellbeing as we formalise our processes to get through the investigation,’ says WRU CEO Martyn Phillips.

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks HSE

Wait times for smear test results from Cervical Check reduced to six weeks

Patients were told they would be waiting up to six months earlier this year.

Drew Harris 'won't speculate' on border posts but says region will get more gardaí and armed support

The Garda Commissioner says the force is “ready” for Brexit.

Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.

Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament

“It is certainly not a question of pretending to negotiate”, Barnier warned, as Juncker told MEPs the risk of no deal remains “very real”.

Mare, bird, biddy: Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries change 'sexist' definitions

Oxford University Press said it is investigating whether to update the definition of woman.

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm?

That’s one of several new rules due to come into effect in Galway next year.

Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process

Appeal applications were made by 9,049 candidates against 16,965 individual results.

'Extended and not capped': Fianna Fáil insists help-to-buy scheme must be continued in Budget negotiation talks

Budget talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to intensify in the coming weeks.

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Beef options will be taken off some menus at restaurants from next week due to 'zero supply'

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has called on farmers to stop the blockades at beef factories.

It's due to hit 23 degrees at the weekend

Summer is over, but the sunshine is not.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland 'simmering up' for blockbuster weekend in Yokohama On The Move

Schmidt's Ireland 'simmering up' for blockbuster weekend in Yokohama

The All Blacks and Springboks will whet the appetite even further on Saturday.

Stoneybatter named Ireland's 'coolest neighbourhood' in global top 50 list

The article claims Stoneybatter is a place young people can still afford to live in Dublin.

Australian hiker snaps leg in two and forced to crawl inch by inch for two days to get to safety

Neil Parker (54) couldn’t call for help because he dropped his mobile “into the drink”.

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