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Irish - Sunday 16 June, 2019

For every hundred salmon that go out to sea, 95 don't come back - the state of wild salmon in Ireland International Year Of The Salmon This post contains videos

For every hundred salmon that go out to sea, 95 don't come back - the state of wild salmon in Ireland

We spoke to Dr Ciaran Byrne from Inland Fisheries Ireland about the worrying decline in wild salmon numbers.

From The42 Clare hit back with Munster victory over Cork but exit 2019 All-Ireland hurling race Banner Win

Garda Armed Support Unit at the scene of public order incident in Ballyfermot

It is believed that at least two people have sustained knife injuries in the incident.

Woman in critical condition after her car entered Fermanagh lake

Three police officers retrieved the woman from the sinking car, and have been commended for their bravery.

Man charged in connection with death of 41-year-old woman in Westport

The man is due to appear before sitting of Castlebar District Court at 2pm today.

Simon Harris says he'll look to protect Ruth Morrissey award in any appeal of her court case

The two laboratories involved in the case have said that they would appeal.

Poll shows drop in support for Fine Gael as Fianna Fáil surges ahead

The poll shows that support for Fine Gael is at its lowest point since Leo Varadkar became taoiseach two years ago.

Loughinisland journalists: It's still surreal to think we were arrested in Northern Ireland for a documentary

“Police officers were going through our computers, and taking documents that were completely unrelated to the film.”

From The42 Injuries, lack of goals, loss of form - where did it go wrong for the Galway hurlers? Comment

Injuries, lack of goals, loss of form - where did it go wrong for the Galway hurlers?

21 months after their All-Ireland triumph, Galway’s season is over in mid-June.

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Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day? ár N-aithreacha This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

Is it a day where we can collectively appreciate our fathers, or is it too commercial for you?

From The42 Giants Stadium to Citrus Bowl burns: How well do you remember Ireland's '94 World Cup? USA 94

Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Justice Minister apologises to garda who faced dismissal after becoming pregnant by another garda

“What happened to her was clearly wrong on every level,” Charlie Flanagan said.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Sit back with a cup of coffee – here’s what’s in the headlines today.

Sitdown Sunday: The Golden State Killer

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The Irish For: A Bloomsday Breakfast with extra Subh Milis on Father’s Day 2019

In some ways, it is serendipitous that these two events should happen on the same Sunday, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

RTÉ's coverage of Women's World Cup could be 'turning point' for sport

The competition kicked off last Friday.

Councillor criticises move to reduce the number of council meetings as 'attack on democracy'

The meetings are designed for councillors to discuss concerns they have in their respective electoral areas.

From The42 'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it' Tribe Tale

'When you smell it and live it and see kids dying, it's very hard not to do something about it'

Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins shares the brilliant story of his remarkable work in Africa.

'When you or I sit down in a restaurant, we need to know our tips are going directly to staff'

When a customer provides a tip after satisfactory service, they should know exactly where that money goes, writes Minister Regina Doherty.

Restaurants and bars that don't display their tips policy will face fines of up to €2,500 Exclusive

An amendment to the law is to be introduced to ensure tips go to the employee.

Government denies UN claim that housing in Ireland is 'unaffordable'

A letter from the UN said private housing investment has impacted security of tenure for renters.

Irish - Saturday 15 June, 2019

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland

The book was a thank you gift after Ireland sent its own version in response to the Września children’s strike of 1901.

Murder investigation launched into death of 41-year-old woman in Westport

A man (40s) arrested in connection with this investigation remains in garda custody.

Commissioner apologises to garda who faced dismissal for giving birth outside wedlock

In 1985, 22-year-old Majella Moynihan faced disciplinary action after she became pregnant by a fellow garda.

'What is the perfect human body?': These artists have surprising answers

One exhibit asks what the human body would need to look like to withstand a car crash.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 Wexford and Kilkenny through to Leinster final on scoring difference after thrilling draw Lovely Hurling

Wexford and Kilkenny through to Leinster final on scoring difference after thrilling draw

A dramatic draw at Innovative Park means the sides will meet again in the decider on 30 June.

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's islands?

The Irish and Scottish governments are in dispute over the Atlantic sea island of Rockall.

From The42 Three-goal Dublin sensationally end Galway's summer and advance from Leinster Thriller

Three-goal Dublin sensationally end Galway's summer and advance from Leinster

Joe Canning’s return couldn’t prevent Dublin from sealing their place in the All-Ireland preliminary quarter-final.

How many food businesses received closure orders last month? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The tender issued for on-site fitness instructors at the gym next to Leinster House.

Winning EuroMillions Plus tickets worth €500k sold in Cork and Dublin

The winning numbers were 10, 16, 23, 33 and 35.

From The42 Offaly relegated to third tier of All-Ireland hurling for 2020 after loss to Kerry Going Down

Offaly relegated to third tier of All-Ireland hurling for 2020 after loss to Kerry

A two-point defeat for the Faithful county in Tralee today.

Have you seen Stephen? He's been missing from Dublin for 4 days

Stephen was last seen on James Street, Dublin 8.

Mortgage rates in Ireland are still one of the highest in Europe

The volume of new mortgage agreements amounted to €598 million in April 2019.

From the Garden: Tomatoes are the most high-maintenance of all veg plants - but they’re worth it

As well as specific watering methods there is the regular pinching out of side shoots to allow air to circulate around the plants, writes Michael Kelly.

Investigation launched into suspected theft of over 100 sheep from Meath farm

The suspected theft allegedly occurred between 10 and 13 June.

Leo Varadkar says Maria Bailey case 'wasn't a plus' during election campaign

In a wide-ranging interview on RTÉ this morning, Varadkar spoke about the election result, homelessness, and ruled out a reshuffle.

Event Guide: Here's what is happening around the country this weekend

Bloomsday, the Wild Atlantic Way and Cruinniú na nÓg are on the agenda for this weekend.

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate? Tory Leadership This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should take part in the Channel4 live debate?

It’s been reported that there will be an empty lectern at tomorrow’s debate if Johnson doesn’t take part.