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Irish - Monday 17 June, 2019

Lidl refused permission for a proposed new supermarket for a third time in three months

It was previously refused permission in Cork and Galway.

15 former employees of well-known pub bring High Court action over alleged unlawful dismissal

One staff member claims he cannot get social welfare benefits because his employer never registered her as an employee with Revenue.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

The funeral of Philomena Lynott, the government’s Climate Action Plan and a HSE strike made headlines today.

From The42 London Olympian Barr calls time on athletics career after injury frustration New Chapter

London Olympian Barr calls time on athletics career after injury frustration

The Waterford hurdler has hung up her spikes having accepted competing at Tokyo 2020 is no longer a possibility.

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'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030

The government’s Climate Action Plan did not give any detailed timeline of the changes to the carbon tax.

Strike by 10,000 healthcare workers to go ahead this Thursday

A 24 hour strike by healthcare workers will be held after talks at the Workplace Relations Commission ended without agreement.

Gardaí have 'serious concerns' for 55-year-old man missing for more than three weeks

When last seen he was wearing a blue sports cap, black jacket with a hood, bottle green-coloured chino trousers and navy Adidas runners

Man (40s) dies in quad bike incident in Donegal

He was taken to Letterkenny Hospital by ambulance but later transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

'Action was taken and our fears were conquered': Varadkar inspired by his generation's acid rain and ozone layer threats

New government plans launched today include removing petrol and diesel cars, and doubling the reliance on renewable energy.

Dublin STI clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources

The HSE has said that demand for the clinic’s service is beyond its capacity.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

More electric vehicles and no congestion charge for cities: Here's what you need to know about the new Climate Action Plan

A scrappage scheme to encourage the uptake of EVs is to be considered.

Dart to launch text alert system aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour next month

The service will be live-monitored by central security.

From The42 'Nobody was taking any chances' - Medics praised after Tipp player airlifted to hospital Get Well Soon

'Nobody was taking any chances' - Medics praised after Tipp player airlifted to hospital

Nicole Walsh suffered the injury in the late stages of an All-Ireland championship game against Waterford.

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GRA 'distances itself' from 1985 comment that garda's pregnancy 'not appropriate behaviour'

President Jim Mulligan said he wanted to express the GRA’s admiration for the “dignity and bravery” of the former garda.

'She wants it to be over': Ruth Morrissey 'very upset' over State move to appeal CervicalCheck case

The State Claims Agency said its appeal will not relate to the decision on the award of damages.

From The42 How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final The Troubles This post contains videos

How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final

‘I heard what I thought was a cork popping. I looked behind me and there was a bullet-hole in the mirror.’

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place RIP

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place

She had been battling cancer for a number of years before she passed away on Wednesday.

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí

The former garda said she felt pressured by the force into giving her baby David up for adoption.

From The42 'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official' The Sunday Game

'You just cannot handle a player when you're an official'

Banner joint manager Gerry O’Connor was involved in an altercation with Cork’s Daniel Kearney.

Painting white lines on roads has cost millions without making cycling safer, experts tell UK government

The government has been accused of wasting public money on inadequate cycling infrastructure.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of a levy on single-use plastics?

The government will launch its Climate Action Plan today

Opinion: The State's refusal to compensate survivors of abuse violates human rights law

In its efforts to avoid paying compensation to victims, the State has spent €1.5 million on legal fees and re-traumatised some of its most vulnerable citizens, writes Conor O’Mahony.

Murphy says it's 'ultimately fair' those who turn down two 'reasonable' social housing offers be blacklisted for 5 years

Murphy is set to reform the current process, extending the time a person won’t receive an offer from one year to five.

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

From The42 Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open Champion

Woodland holds off Koepka to win first Major at US Open

The American conjured a stunning chip shot on the 17th to seal victory at Pebble Beach.

Gardaí felt use of non-Irish actors in recruitment ads aimed at minorities would amount to 'tokenism'

The new campaign ran for three weeks in April at a cost of more than €400,000.

Irish - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications

These surgeries have been suspended until recommendations made by the Chief Medical Officer are implemented.

From The42 Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's '94 World Cup squad Any Swaps

Memory lane: The Panini sticker collection of Ireland's '94 World Cup squad

Try not to weep with the intense nostalgia coming your way.

Opinion: Staying sober is really hard but life without booze is magic

Are you sober-curious? It can be hard to say no to drink but my life is so much better without it, writes Elaine Benson.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Support drops for Fine Gael, hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong and Bloomsday celebration held in Dublin.

Body of woman missing since December found

Gardaí confirmed that Mary Ryan’s body had been found.

From The42 Cox and Murtagh fire Roscommon to Connacht glory after Galway's second-half collapse Rossies On A Roll

Cox and Murtagh fire Roscommon to Connacht glory after Galway's second-half collapse

Anthony Cunningham’s side trailed by five at half-time and powered to victory from there.

Gardaí appeal for public's help in locating man (41) missing since yesterday morning

Richard Adams (41) was last seen at 10.30am yesterday morning at Palmerston Park.

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The Explainer: How did a woman who died in Direct Provision come to be buried without ceremony?

Who was Sylva Tukula and what does her death mean for Ireland?