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Irish - Yesterday’s News

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Irish - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain

The location and the animal are symbols associated with the Kim family’s dynastic rule.

Opt-out organ donation plan accused of 'misleading the public'

The plans will be debated at the Oireachtas Health Committee today.

From The42 Joe Schmidt has transformed Ireland's approach to facing the All Blacks Confidence

Joe Schmidt has transformed Ireland's approach to facing the All Blacks

‘I think it provokes excitement, it provokes a little bit of anxiety.’

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems

Up to 17% of porn users experience personal distress as a result of watching the material.

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

Irish - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat Report

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'

Many women put their health in second place after giving birth, an expert has said.

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers Liveblog

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Mick McCarthy’s side faced Switzerland on Tuesday night in Euro 2020 qualification.

Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance

Minister Sean Canney was also asked to provide more information on €3,258 in “policy formulation” expenses that were spent in a string of restaurants around the country.

Referendum on insurance payouts can't be ruled out if reforms don't work, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the insurance industry must play its part in decreasing premiums.

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

Disclosures Tribunals hears Garda was allegedly being pushed out of force by management

Garda Nick Kehoe claims he was harassed and bullied by management after he made a protected disclosure about colleagues.

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'

Dublin City Council inspections had revealed that the three properties are in very poor repair.

From The42 Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign Disappointment

Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign

Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen — son of former Chelsea player Eidur — scored the winning goal.

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

'He had a heart of gold': Inquest rules death of park ranger at council depot was suicide

The inquest heard the phrase “Stand up to bullies” was spray-painted on the wall of the canteen where Stephen Taylor’s body was found.

Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school

The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo

The project is the largest investment of public money in Co Mayo in the history of the State.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man who assaulted jogger and hijacked a car with two children inside jailed for 20 months

He grabbed the children and tried to bite them and continued to lash out in the vehicle.

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson

The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.

Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal

The alleged victim told a trial she was ‘half way between sleep and drunkenness’ during the incident.

LIT and AIT want to join up to create a River Shannon-linked technological university

The goal is to create a new unique, disruptive technological university.

E-scooter scheme similar to Dublin Bikes 'could help solve Dublin's commuter misery'

That’s according to Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry, who says e-scooter users are left in limbo with no regulations.

Man killed in overnight Dublin stabbing removed for post-mortem

Two men who were arrested remain under garda custody.

From The42 Footballers avoid jail after pleading guilty to drink-driving which injured Ireland defender Court Appearance

Footballers avoid jail after pleading guilty to drink-driving which injured Ireland defender

Derby County pair Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett have been banned from driving for two years and handed 12-month community orders.

Five arrested following investigation into suspected bogus 'slips and falls' insurance claims

Search warrants were executed at a number of solicitor’s offices, gardaí said.

From The42 McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva Preview

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva

Based on the evidence of last weekend, Ireland will struggle tonight to find the result that can send them to Euro 2020 with a game to spare.

Appeal for teenager missing from her home in Navan since last week

Andrada Moldovan was last seen last Wednesday 9 October at 1.30 pm.

Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home

Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.

From The42 Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban Appeal

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban

The Connacht man’s World Cup is over unless Ireland launch a successful appeal.

Poll: Should we bring James Joyce's remains back to Ireland? Dubliner This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we bring James Joyce's remains back to Ireland?

The repatriation would be ahead of the centenary of the publication of Ulysses.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

Overseas sales of Operation Transformation and Taken Down help RTÉ commercial arm profits

The commercial division generates revenues from overseas sales of shows, sponsorship and sales of the RTÉ Guide.