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Irish - Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Drew Harris comments on Sinn Féin, EU budget ends without agreement, and Harry Greggs’ funeral.

Son of Ivor Callely given 240 hours of community service for lighting firework in Dublin nightclub

Oliver Callely pleaded guilty to the charge in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court last year.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement

Leo Varadkar had said that the budget proposal as it stood was “not something [Ireland] can accept”.

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Three-quarters of children with autism not getting needs met in public system

Some families are going into debt because of their child’s condition – one to the tune of €150,000.

'There's an incredible buzz in the community': Ireland's biggest-ever lotto syndicate claims €250,000 win

The ‘Little Rays’ syndicate first came together while trying to fundraise for after-school facilities.

Firefighter charged with possessing €78,000 worth of cocaine at Nenagh Fire Station

Michael Morgan, aged 40, with an address at Cluain Muillean, Nenagh, was charged today.

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

Snow and sleet expected in some areas in coming days

A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Donegal.

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019

One hotel received payments between €4 million and €5 million.

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Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

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The 5 at 5: Friday

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More than 25 people want to sue over their images on Garda bulletin boards being circulated online

It is claimed that one bulletin displayed various details, including photographs of their faces, names and addresses.

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found

Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.

Drew Harris says he agrees with PSNI assessment about IRA Army Council and influence on Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald reacted to Drew Harris’ comments by saying: “The war is over, the IRA is off the stage”.

Varadkar to fly to Washington for Paddy's Day as 'slimmed down contingent of ministers' also set to travel

The number of ministers travelling will be pared back if there is no government.

From The42 Klopp explains why he wrote to 'cheeky' 10-year-old Donegal schoolboy Pen Pals

Klopp explains why he wrote to 'cheeky' 10-year-old Donegal schoolboy

Manchester United supporter Daragh Curley wrote to Klopp asking if Liverpool could win less matches.

'An incredible man. A remarkable life': Man Utd greats gather for funeral of Harry Gregg RIP

'An incredible man. A remarkable life': Man Utd greats gather for funeral of Harry Gregg

The Hero of Munich died earlier this week aged 87.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for wellbeing' of 67-year-old man missing from Dundalk home

Oliver McCloskey has been missing from Faughart since 6am yesterday.

Varadkar says FG isn't planning on entering government, but will meet with Martin early next week

TDs yesterday failed to elect a new Taoiseach on the first day of the 33rd Dáil.

Ó Ríordáin pledges to rebuild Labour on traditional party values as he launches leadership campaign

Labour members will vote on a new leader at the beginning of April.

From The42 Toner to start against England with Henderson ruled out due to family reasons Change

Toner to start against England with Henderson ruled out due to family reasons

Ultan Dillane has been added to the Ireland bench for Sunday afternoon’s game at Twickenham.

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony

28% of the gardaí that attested today are women.

Over €8 million in funding announced for trails, walkways, cycleways and blueways

A total of €8.4 million has been allocated to 44 projects.

Three men due in court over shooting and stabbing incidents in Co Galway last month

The three men were arrested in Co Longford this morning.

Mercedes Benz and €5,000 in cash seized in CAB investigation into Moldovan gang

Gardaí said that the investigation was focused on the ‘extensive redevelopment’ of a house.

Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial

The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.

Lise Hand: After a long day, the prospect of an 'accidental' Green Taoiseach gave us 15 seconds of comedic drama

The vote for a new chieftan had none of the usual frisson of anxiety and anticipation, writes Lise Hand.

'I still can’t believe it': Tipperary woman to appear on Winning Streak four months after winning €40k

Ann Skeffington said she still hasn’t decided what to do with her winnings from November.

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Poll: Will you be watching Ireland take on England in the Six Nations?

Ireland will play England in the Six Nations on Sunday.

Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick

The items were recovered in Abbeyfeale in 2011.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

From The42 Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke Controversy

Eddie Jones issues apology to journalist after race joke

The England head coach is under pressure ahead of Sunday’s game against Ireland.

Hundreds of healthcare workers to strike today in dispute over pay restoration

Siptu members employed by Section 39 organisations are taking strike action across the country.

Gardaí investigating Wicklow burglary gang who wait for people to return home from work before striking

Four incidents of theft or burglary have occured in the last three days.

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women HRT

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women

That’s according to the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Concerns raised after Cork doctors, rather than radiographers, did x-rays on patients with coronavirus symptoms

Junior doctors at Cork University Hospital were left having to do chest x-rays instead of the radiographers.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Gardaí 'very concerned' for welfare of missing Mayo man

Liam is described as being 5’4″ tall with red hair, a slight build and blue eyes.

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