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Today’s News

Have you seen Kayla? Appeal to trace 15-year-old girl missing since 30 July

Kayla Ryan went missing on Thursday, 30 July at approximately 6pm.

Man due in court following seizure of €115,900 worth of suspected cannabis

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

Commission rejects Donald Trump’s request for early debate with Joe Biden

An independent commission said both candidates had agreed to participate in the three scheduled debates.

Warm welcomes at this charming country house on five acres for €465k
From The42 Here's this weekend's GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming Tune In

Here's this weekend's GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming

TG4 are in Donegal, Wexford and Mayo while RTÉ’s live games are in Limerick.

Bank pays €22k to man after overcharging on mortgage for almost nine years

Some 1,200 tracker mortgage complaints are still awaiting a decision from the financial services and pensions ombudsman.

Secondary students: 'If you want us to wear face masks in the classroom, we'll do it'

Students at third level institutions have been advised to wear face coverings if they cannot maintain a distance of two metres.

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message?

Smishing scams are all too common.

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

Union calls for 'blanket testing' in meat factories as concern grows over recent clusters

Siptu said it is possible some workers have symptoms but are not getting testing over a fear of losing income.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

The UK could reach record-breaking temperatures today - but there's no heatwave here

Health experts have issued a warning to people in the UK to take care in the sun.

Gove in Belfast to promote Trader Support Service to help NI businesses avoid Brexit red tape

An initial £50 million will set up the service, with the full contract worth up to £200 million.

Man (54) arrested over security alerts as police ask East Belfast GAA players to check cars

The arrest was made following a search of a residential property in the Braniel area of east Belfast last night.

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

The country has the third-highest number of cases in the world.

From The42 The team that came from nowhere to win a Grand Slam and slay the All Blacks Cinderella Stories

The team that came from nowhere to win a Grand Slam and slay the All Blacks

The Irish women’s rugby team couldn’t buy a win at the start of the century but by 2013 they had turned into one of the best sides in the world.

Protesters clash with police on the streets of Beirut days after deadly explosion

Tear gas was used against those protesting against political leaders.

Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?

Menstrual Cycle Awareness facilitator Kitty Maguire says the recent banning of an ad for tampons missed the point entirely.

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

Internal garda probe examining young officer's relationship with convicted drug dealer nearing end

An incident in April of this year sparked the investigation.

Yesterday’s News

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs

The VFI called for the evidence linking Covid-19 spikes to pubs reopening to be published.

August bank holiday: Gardaí detect 160 drink and drug drivers and a motorist clocked at 203 km/h

Four people died on the country’s roads over the weekend with 10 people suffering serious injuries.

From The42 Solid start for Lowry with 68 as Day the early leader at PGA Championship The Majors

Solid start for Lowry with 68 as Day the early leader at PGA Championship

The first round is ongoing at TPC Harding Park.

Kildare factory confirms 80 Covid-19 cases among employees, suspends operations immediately

Of 243 tests completed, 80 employees have been confirmed as positive for Covid-19.


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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Warning in the Midlands as Covid-19 cases spike, TikTok jobs in Ireland and Caroline Flack’s inquest.

Quiz: How well do you remember these Disney movies?

It was announced earlier this week that Mulan will skip the big screen and premiere on Disney+ instead.

Your evening longread: The last members of the ancient Zoroastrian religion

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases

The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.

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Trailer Watch: Which film will you see this weekend?

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

From The42 FAI chief Roy Barrett responds to directors' claims on eve of special meeting Statement

FAI chief Roy Barrett responds to directors' claims on eve of special meeting

The statement has since earned a reply from Deputy Marc MacSharry. who stands by his criticisms of Barrett.

Twitter adds labels to state-backed media accounts

Some senior political officials will also have their accounts labelled.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 69 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The five-day average of cases over the preceding five days has been 48 new cases a day.

One woman injured after being hit by a car in Clare

The incident occurred in the carpark of the Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Ennis.

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast

It is unclear how much support the international community will offer the notoriously dysfunctional government.

Coroner delivers verdict in the death of UK TV presenter Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack’s mental state and her impending prosecution contributed to her suicide, the coroner found.

Back to school allowance trebled in response to Covid-19 pandemic

The scheme has been extended to include families on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

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