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Irish - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Garda sergeant under investigation over claims of repeated improper use of PULSE system Exclusive

The garda member is at the centre of a number of internal investigations.

Irish - Friday 9 August, 2019

Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs

The greyhound industry has faced major scrutiny in recent weeks.

UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

Garda Liaison Officer deployed to Malaysia to assist in case of missing teen Nóra Quoirin

Nóra went missing from a Malaysian resort six days ago.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is asking the public to report any suspected discoveries of the disease.

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland

The number of patients waiting for a hospital appointment has jumped by more than 40,000 people in 2019.

'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign

The Workplace Relations Commission condemned the employer for failing to stop the abuse.

Dublin Port Company settles High Court action over site required to deal with Brexit impact

The matter will be mentioned before the courts on dates in August and September.

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Ireland's breast milk bank has issued a call for donations

The milk bank, based in Fermanagh, is running low.

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

Cork man says rubber clogs 'probably saved my life' after lightning destroys house roof

The bolt happened during thunderstorms in Cobh last night.

Parents accused of child cruelty after daughter (9) suffered serious injuries

The offences can, on conviction, carry sentences of up to seven years’ imprisonment.

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

Louth forest to be examined in search for British Army captain Robert Nairac after cadaver dog probe

The site will now be examined to see if a full search will take place.

Bathing bans at the Forty Foot, Dollymount and Sandycove after another wastewater spill

The bathing ban is in place in Seapoint, Sandycove, the Forty Foot, Killiney and Whiterock until tomorrow at 6pm.

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote in favour of industrial action

Of the directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland, 94% backed striking.

From The42 Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions Looking Ahead

Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions

We also consider who will finish in the top four and which sides will be relegated.

4,000 remain without power after last night's thundery downpours

AA Roadwatch has warned that roads remain wet across most areas this morning.

Enda Kenny crewed the winning racing yacht with Bear Grylls in a big royal regatta yesterday

A total of eight yachts – each representing a charity – competed in the tournament.

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

Man and woman charged after girl (9) is found in Dublin with serious injuries

They are due to appear before Dublin District Court this morning.

Appeal to find woman missing from Offaly since Monday

Pauline Walsh was last seen four days ago.

Poll: Is this a hurl or a hurley? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is this a hurl or a hurley?

The real clash of the ash.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as we approach the weekend.

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

Men jailed in US after leaving Donegal man to die on grandmother's lawn

Liam McGlinchey (19) was left in a dangerously intoxicated state in New York in August 2017.

Man in his 60s dies in house fire in Kerry

The man, the sole occupant of the house, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man charged with 1994 murder of postal worker in Newry

Frank Kerr was killed on 10 November 1994.

From The42 Newcastle Jets confirm signing of Wes Hoolahan Wessi

Newcastle Jets confirm signing of Wes Hoolahan

The former Irish international signed a one-year deal with the Australian club.

The Justice Minister was asked to limit free legal aid for repeat offenders. Here's why that won't happen

Tipperary County Council passed a motion in March requesting that the Minister for Justice consider it.

'It was shocking': GRA to speak to Commissioner over sacking of garda for 'alleged homosexual activity'

The Garda Commissioner recently confirmed to the former garda that this was the reason for his dismissal in 1982.

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling

Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.

'I haven't slept since Friday': Woman says serial sex offender living next door 'terrorised' her family

The man was arrested on Saturday after the woman reported his threats against her.

Irish - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Teen with autism to challenge expulsion from school in High Court

The teenager was expelled by the school’s board of management in November 2018.

The disappearance of Nóra Quoirin: A timeline

Nóra Quoirin has been missing since Sunday.