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Irish - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals'

As things stand, the contribution is needed to keep school doors open, writes Joseph A Moynihan.

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'

The general manager was effectively demoted after returning from maternity leave.

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

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Proposal for 11-storey apartment complex in south Dublin likely to face opposition

The proposal is for the construction of a development with 62 new apartments.

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status

The UK has lost its measles-free status and, after a spike in cases here, there are concerns Ireland could end up in the same position.

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Irish - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Judge to approve insolvency arrangement in €3.7m debt owed by Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe

The couple owes money to parties including Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue, which are all unsecured debts.

Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork

The lights cost over €4,500 to install last month.

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin

Previous award winners include David Walliams and Jilly Cooper.

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Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Trump is talking about Greenland again and vehicles clamped in Dublin… here’s your round up of the day.

'Every muscle and nerve died in my body. I couldn't hear, I couldn't see, I couldn't speak'

Elaine Muldoon took part in Beaumont Hospital Foundation’s annual Honour Your Heroes event today.

From The42 Richie Hogan: 'In my opinion, there was absolutely no way it was a sending-off' Seeing Red

Richie Hogan: 'In my opinion, there was absolutely no way it was a sending-off'

The Kilkenny star reacted to that All-Ireland final red card on Off The Ball this evening.

'I would consider it an absolute privilege. I've never come across anybody like Joe'

Mick Kearney was an integral part of Joe Schmidt’s management team for three years.

Fishing vessel detained off Dublin coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

This is the seventh vessel detained by the Naval Service so far in 2019.

Katy Hayward: Why we should take note of the unexpected in Boris Johnson's letter to Donald Tusk

Johnson’s letter to Tusk signals the approach the new British prime minister is taking with Europe, writes Katy Hayward.

Property website Daft.ie ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling WRC

Property website Daft.ie ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling

The decision follows a case taken by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC).

This woman was paralysed on one side - two years later she walked on the Great Wall of China Honour Your Heroes This post contains videos

This woman was paralysed on one side - two years later she walked on the Great Wall of China

Sacha Dekker took part in Beaumont Hospital Foundation’s annual Honour Your Heroes event today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Hawk-Eye clear up confusion over Donnelly's contentious All-Ireland final point Ta

Hawk-Eye clear up confusion over Donnelly's contentious All-Ireland final point

Brian Hogan was adamant that he’d prevented the ball from going over, but Hawk-Eye says it was correct to award the score.

Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

National broadband network should remain in public ownership, committee recommends

The project which will see the roll-out of a State-subsidised broadband service across the country.

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

Watchdog to review use of term 'unlimited' in phone plan advertising Ads

Watchdog to review use of term 'unlimited' in phone plan advertising

The ASAI said new guidelines will help to ensure certain marketing terms are not misleading to consumers.

Man arrested and drugs worth €234k seized after gardaí give chase in Coolock

Cannabis and cash were later seized after searches in Darndale and Santry.

From The42 'That moment stands out for me probably more than my Premier League debut for Arsenal' The Football Family

'That moment stands out for me probably more than my Premier League debut for Arsenal'

Graham Barrett is the guest on Episode Four of The Football Family.

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

Former Home and Away actor Ben Unwin dies aged 41 RIP

Former Home and Away actor Ben Unwin dies aged 41

Unwin played Jesse McGregor in the Australian soap.

Nursing homes: Almost half of HSE-run homes are failing when it comes to Garda vetting

Health watchdog found that HSE-run care homes were breaching Garda-vetting rules.

Two men arrested in Dublin over discovery of bomb under PSNI officer's car

The viable device was found under the officer’s car on the grounds of a golf club in June.

Poll: Does clamping cars reduce traffic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does clamping cars reduce traffic?

A controversial measure at the time, clamping in the capital turns 21 this month.

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Most Irish adults don't understand what HPV is, says new study

The study comes as boys are to be included in the national HPV immunisation programme.

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

From The42 Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays Genius Of Joe

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

The emotional scars and the 'new normal' are the dirty little secrets of surviving cancer

Aoife Moggan writes about the scars – both physical and invisible – that a childhood diagnosis of cancer has left.

Gardaí investigate machete fight outside Carrick-on-Shannon chipper

The incident happened on Saturday evening.