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Today’s News

Journalist (29) shot dead during riots in Derry

Police said they were treating the shooting as a terrorist incident.

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'

‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.

Experts say 'vulture friendly' commentary from government is 'dangerous'

An Oireachtas committee yesterday heard legislation is needed to ensure banks cannot sell mortgages to vulture funds without a customer’s consent.

Taoiseach says he didn’t realise his mortgage could be sold on by his bank when he took it out in 2003

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this week, the Taoiseach said he understood the intent behind Sinn Féin’s No Consent No Sale Bill.

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'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties

The new beds will be operated by Global Student Accommodation.

Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo was keen to defend his government’s desire for modifications to The Special Jurisdiction for Peace tribunal (JEP).

'Nobody seems to care': Why some children face years of waiting for 'early intervention'

A family’s address can decide whether their children get quick access to services like speech therapy – or flounder on waiting lists.

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Yesterday’s News

Man in his 60s dies in car crash in Co Clare

Gardaí in Killaloe are appealing for witnesses.

Incumbent Ukrainian president pleads for support as comedian looks set to win the presidency

In a televised address the incumbent pleaded with voters to support him.

Gardaí investigating after prisoner claims he was sexually assaulted by other inmates

The alleged assault occurred last week at the prison on Rathmore Road.

UHL doctors write open letter outlining challenges they face treating patients

The letter was signed off by five doctors and addressed to ‘the people of the Mid West’.

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From The42 Liverpool to match Barcelona's ticket prices and subsidise supporters Pricey

Liverpool to match Barcelona's ticket prices and subsidise supporters

After Barca announced Reds fans will be charged €119 for their upcoming Champions League tie, the Premier League club have followed suit.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

The Mueller report, Peadar Tóibín and the MetroLink made headlines today.

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.

'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day

428 people have now been arrested in the UK capital.

Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze

A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.

From The42 Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback? The42 Rugby Weekly

Could Stockdale offer something different as Ireland's next fullback?

Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne discussed the merits of having an attacking fullback after Stockdale’s appearance at 15 last weekend.

Tóibín felt 'threatened' after Sinn Féin staff member told him to leave his office in Leinster House

Tóibín left the party in November but his office remains beside other Sinn Féin TDs .

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Pay up or else the car is seized': Gardaí to give drivers chance to pay backtax at checkpoints

The system claims to save the state money and speed up the processing of tickets.

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson RIP

'One of the unsung heroes': Tributes after death of Whelan's 'gatekeeper' Joe Nicholson

Nicholson as been described as someone who deeply loved live music.

Mueller report release: No collusion by Trump or his campaign, Attorney General says

10 episodes involving President Trump are examined in Mueller’s report.

Diarmuid Martin: 'It's hard to believe that evidence has simply vanished and that no one can remember'

He called on the Church to avoid returning to attitudes it had shown in the past.

Pet owners urged be wary over Easter as experts warn of poisoning risks

Some traditional Easter treats and gifts can be dangerous to animals.

Appeal for witnesses after man killed in car and truck crash near Bulmers factory in Clonmel

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16 RIP

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16

The CBBC star died suddenly on Sunday 7 April.

Poll: Should Ireland mark the anniversary of the day it became a Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland mark the anniversary of the day it became a Republic?

Ireland officially left the Commonwealth on 18 April 1948.

From The42 Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup Final Chapter

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

From Swords Central to Charlemont: here's what ten of Dublin's new Metrolink stations will look like

The NTA has published artist’s impressions of 10 proposed stations on the line.

Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic

This meant that Ireland left the Commonwealth, and formally ended the statutory role of the British monarchy in Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

From The42 'This club is building something special again' - Toulouse in confident mood ahead of trip to face Leinster Last Four

'This club is building something special again' - Toulouse in confident mood ahead of trip to face Leinster

Toulouse saw off Clermont Auvergne in a top of the table clash on Sunday in France.

At least 637 young people in or near queue on night of Tyrone disco tragedy

Police say they want to ensure they’ve spoke to everyone.

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

Trump prepares response as Mueller report finally gets published today

The 400-page report will be published with redactions.

Scammers are calling and emailing people asking for Notre-Dame donations

The French Heritage Foundation is accepting donations only through its website; it’s so far collected €13 million.

Opinion: 'Big businesses will cry wolf and fire accusations of nanny-statism at any public health intervention'

But education and individual agency cannot help people to ‘do the right thing’ when it comes to their health, writes Maebh Ní Fhallúin.

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