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Irish - Yesterday’s News

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Irish - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Italy, World Cup warm-up Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, World Cup warm-up

We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side ramped up their World Cup preparations.

From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system GIY

From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system

A delicious courgette salad recipe and some top compost tips.

Internet fraudsters caught out after mistakenly ringing garda station

The caller claimed to be from Eir, and the company has warned the public what to look out for with these scams.

Two men charged over stabbings near contentious Belfast bonfire

One of this stabbed was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

Poll: Should government ministers be using electric or hybrid vehicles only? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should government ministers be using electric or hybrid vehicles only?

Only two ministers have said they use electric vehicles.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

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

A goat fair and a Cavan food festival are just some of the events taking place.

From The42 Has Horan got the trick up his sleeve that's required for Mayo to dethrone the Dubs? Curveball

Has Horan got the trick up his sleeve that's required for Mayo to dethrone the Dubs?

Jim Gavin’s famed attention to detail means the All-Ireland champions will be prepared for most eventualities.

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'We hope you find Nóra. Thank you so much' - Mother of missing teen thanks police in Malaysian jungle Nóra Quorin This post contains videos

'We hope you find Nóra. Thank you so much' - Mother of missing teen thanks police in Malaysian jungle

Meabh Quoirin expressed the family’s gratitude in a video released by Royal Malaysia Police.

This Dublin community is getting its first public defibrillator installed in an old fashioned phone box

A defibrillator can be used to kickstart a person’s heart should they suffer a sudden cardiac arrest.

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance

Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.

From The42 Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition Preview

Now or never for Ireland's World Cup hopefuls in Aviva audition

Joe Schmidt’s side begin their warm-up schedule against Italy this afternoon.

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council

The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.

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.