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Irish - Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Family wins big in Euromillions, Patrick Hutch released and Simon Harris survives no confidence vote – It’s The Fix.

From The42 Sean O'Shea's haul of 0-7 helps UCC deliver first Sigerson Cup title since 2014 Champs

Sean O'Shea's haul of 0-7 helps UCC deliver first Sigerson Cup title since 2014

2017 champions St Mary’s fell by four points in Portlaoise.

Community service for mugger caught hiding in bushes by gardaí using thermal imaging

The muggers took the victim’s phone and wallet containing €110 in cash.

Judge jails 48-year-old homeless man who called priest a 'motherf**ker'

The man had pleaded guilty to a public order charge arising from the incident.

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From The42 ‘I’ve been asked many times how I kept calm, but I don't think anything could prepare you for that’ Holding Your Nerve This post contains videos

‘I’ve been asked many times how I kept calm, but I don't think anything could prepare you for that’

Ireland U17 manager Colin O’Brien looks ahead to this summer’s European Championships and reflects on last year’s penalty controversy against Holland.

How I Spend My Money: A chartered surveyor on €50,000 splitting her week between Dublin and her partner's home out west

She is studying part-time in the capital and long-term wants to move closer to home.

Gardaí arrest 23 people in crackdown on prolific shoplifters

The arrests happened over two days earlier this month.

Simon Harris survives motion of no confidence, as Fianna Fáil abstains

The Sinn Féin motion was tabled in response to the controversy surrounding the increasing costs of constructing the National Children’s Hospital.

Opinion: You’ve just won €175m in the euro millions - don't buy the yacht just yet

‘Research from Harvard has shown that money can, in fact, buy you happiness but not in the way you think’, writes Eoin McGee.

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving

Opposition politicians have described the ban on driving with blue lights and sirens as a “backward” move.

'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win

The €175.4 million Euromillions jackpot is the biggest winning prize in the history of the Irish National Lottery.

From The42 13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player Grim

13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player

‘It is difficult to imagine how an act of foul play of this sort could be worse,’ said the disciplinary panel.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

Woman discovered with fatal injuries identified after public appeal

She was found on the side of the road at Annagannihy Bridge, Rylane, Macroom this morning.

Inquiry to be considered after children reassured hearing was fine only to be told years later of impairment

The HSE issued apologies to 60 children as result of failings related to paediatric audiology services.

'I need to prioritise my health': Vicky Phelan to take step back from CervicalCheck campaigning

Phelan said today that she has been “very ill” over the past couple of weeks.

Winning EuroMillions €175 million jackpot ticket sold in north Dublin store

The winning ticket was sold in Reilly’s Daybreak in Naul, Co. Dublin.

Ireland's €175 million lotto winner ranks near the top of the biggest EuroMillions ever

The single-ticket jackpot is the fifth-biggest of all time.

Regency trial collapses as murder charge against Patrick Hutch dropped

Hutch was accused of the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in February 2016.

'It's in crisis': Law Society raises concerns over security issues in family courts system

Members of the Law Society’s family and child law committee are to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Justice this morning.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the news as you start your day.

Poll: Would you go public if you won the EuroMillions jackpot? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you go public if you won the EuroMillions jackpot?

The winning ticket for last night’s €175 million EuroMillions jackpot was sold in Ireland.

It's going to be 'exceptionally mild' for the rest of this week

It will be mild, drizzly with a bit of sunshine, according to Met Éireann.

Man (70) dies after car hits wall in Co Galway

The collision happened on the Ballinasloe to Laurencetown Road at Sycamore Hill yesterday evening.

'I don't expect a breakthrough': May to meet EU leaders as she aims to re-negotiate Brexit deal

EU leaders insist they will not restart negotiations with just six weeks until Brexit.

Upscaling rollout of HPV vaccine could 'eliminate' cervical cancer in some countries, study finds

The disease claims the lives of more than 300,000 women every year.

From The42 O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish Exiles

O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish

The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit

But the State broadcaster still expects its ‘precarious’ financial state to suffer further if the UK crashes out of the EU.

Majority of people think construction contract for Children's Hospital should be re-tendered

Health Minister Simon Harris said at the weekend that the Government will not re-tender the project.

Over 200,000 people have been through JobPath, but only 11,000 have held down jobs for over a year

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says the government has a legally binding contract with the operators that it must honour.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens Exclusive

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

HSE's €318 million spend on agency staff in 2018 described as 'sickening waste of money'

An extra €26 million was spent on agency staff in 2018, compared to 2017.

Someone in Ireland has won the €175 million Euromillions jackpot Wow

Someone in Ireland has won the €175 million Euromillions jackpot

It is not yet known where in the country it was sold.

'Wheels came off': Head of State corporate watchdog says lessons learned after failures in Anglo trial

Ian Drennan was addressing the Oireachtas Business committee this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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Two MEPs elected in South and Dublin constituencies won't be able to take their seats until the UK has left

Ireland was allotted the additional two seats as part of the redistribution of seats due to Brexit.

From The42 'I read an article a while ago that I had retired from international football - I nearly lost the plot!' Roche's Return

'I read an article a while ago that I had retired from international football - I nearly lost the plot!'

Stephanie Roche is back doing what she loves: playing football and enjoying it.

An Post is planning to roll out Parcel Motel-style delivery lockers

The company is hoping to become the ‘e-commerce backbone of Ireland’.

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