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Yesterday’s News

Government to award €80k contract for 75,000 pet passports

With requirements for pet travel to the UK likely to change with Brexit, the government is ordering a lot more pet passports.

Irish Heart Foundation 'strongly' advises against use of hookah pipes due to carbon monoxide levels

The IHF says many users mistakenly believe that it is not addictive.

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From The42 Paddy Barnes will 'probably retire' after suffering shock defeat in US debut war Not Paddy's Day

Paddy Barnes will 'probably retire' after suffering shock defeat in US debut war

Barnes lost a split decision to unheralded Texan Oscar Mojica on the undercard of Michael Conlan’s Patrick’s Day card at MSG.

From The42 Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida Champion This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship after brilliant performance in Florida

The 29-year-old secured The Players Championship for the very first time following an excellent display at Sawgrass.

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive found that 1,233 families were residing in emergency accommodation at the end of 2018.

From The42 Shane Duffy wins FAI Player of the Year award ahead of Darren Randolph and Declan Rice Winner

Shane Duffy wins FAI Player of the Year award ahead of Darren Randolph and Declan Rice

Leanne Kiernan won the senior women’s award, while Richard Dunne and Emma Byrne were inducted to the Hall of Fame.

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

'He worked in the International Bar for 40 years. He'd seen it all': Tributes to one of Dublin's longest-serving barmen

John Francis Smith came into contact with the likes of Phil Lynott, U2 and the best of Irish comedy during his 40 years behind the bar.

Leaving Neverland: 'A monster was hiding in plain sight and we chose to look the other way'

Child protection expert Shane Dunphy writes that the allegations are credible and consistent but cannot now be proven definitively.

Here's What Happened Today: St Patrick's Day

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Pictured: Hundreds of thousands take to streets of Ireland for St Patrick's Day parades

Around 500,000 people attended the parade in Dublin, the country’s largest parade.

'There is no place in New Zealand for such acts of extreme violence': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

15-year-old Megan Cooney had been missing since Friday 15 March.

Black box from Ethiopian Airlines crash shows 'clear similarities' to Boeing 737 Max crash last year

A preliminary report into last Sunday’s crash will be released in 30 days.

Motorist (60s) killed in five-vehicle collision on M6 in Westmeath

A section of the motorway is closed in both directions until further notice.

From The42 Corofin land third All-Ireland crown in five years with one-sided win over Dr Crokes Back-to-back

Corofin land third All-Ireland crown in five years with one-sided win over Dr Crokes

The Galway champions breezed to a 12-point win against 14-man Dr Crokes.

Man hospitalised following single-vehicle crash after failing to stop car for gardaí

The driver suffered minor injuries in the collision.

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €600,000 of cocaine from car in Dublin

The seizure was made at around 6.40pm on Saturday evening.

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?

In the next episode of our weekly podcast, we look at why cases of the illness are increasing in Ireland and other countries, despite a vaccination which prevents it.

Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport

The pair didn’t reach the aircraft, which was parked at a terminal at the time.

From The42 Fennelly hits 2-4 as Ballyhale storm to seventh All-Ireland crown with 17-point win Super Shamrocks

Fennelly hits 2-4 as Ballyhale storm to seventh All-Ireland crown with 17-point win

The Kilkenny club were far too strong for Galway’s St Thomas today.

'We must stand together as patriots': Theresa May tells MPs that voting against her deal again could stop Brexit

An extension of Article 50 is expected to be voted upon by EU members this week.

As it happened: St Patrick's Day celebrations take place across the country

Parades took place across the country – here’s updates as they happened!

Opinion: My generation has only known peace on this island, but I’m afraid that’s about to change

Brexit and the possibility of a resurrected border loom over us like a hammer ready to crush our fragile peace – and we aren’t prepared for the consequences., writes Emily Duffy.

Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law' New Zealand This post contains videos
From The42 AWJ +14: It's The42's Six Nations Team of the Championship Our Picks

AWJ +14: It's The42's Six Nations Team of the Championship

Here’s who stood out for us since the start of February.

Woman charged over seizure of €196,000 and drugs in Limerick

A man was released without charge.

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

From The42 'It was a bit of a shock' - The teen sensation named in Mick McCarthy's first Ireland squad Dreams This post contains videos

'It was a bit of a shock' - The teen sensation named in Mick McCarthy's first Ireland squad

Bournemouth’s Mark Travers chats to The42 about a week to remember.

John Delaney confirms he gave €100,000 loan to FAI

He said the loan was needed to “aid a very short-term cash flow issue” in 2017.

Poll: Will you be attending a St Patrick's Day parade today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be attending a St Patrick's Day parade today?

Events will be held across the globe to celebrate today.

Sitdown Sunday: The coffin business is booming in Central America because of gang violence

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

From The42 'I was a young kid then and now I'm a man - I understand it a lot more than I used to' Kiko

'I was a young kid then and now I'm a man - I understand it a lot more than I used to'

It was 10 years ago when Federico Macheda burst on the scene at Old Trafford but it’s been a rocky road since.

The 9 at 9: St Patrick's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

The Irish For: The word Tory comes from the Irish word tóraí meaning a bandit or outlaw

If you’re doing your Irish oral exam next week – you’ll need to know how to say ‘confidence and supply agreement’ and ‘frictionless border’, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Man whose wife was killed in NZ terror attack says he forgives gunman, as death toll rises to 50

A three-year-old boy is the youngest known victim of the mass shooting.

'If you're the only GP providing abortion services in an area, you are open to protests'

Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, who is also the chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, spoke to TheJournal.ie about the challenges for GPs in implementing abortion services.

From The42 'She dragged women’s football from the dark ages into the twenty-first century' Hall Of Fame

'She dragged women’s football from the dark ages into the twenty-first century'

Emma Byrne will tonight make history as the first ever female inductee to the FAI’s Hall of Fame.

Ten complaints made against senior garda in four-year period Exclusive

The station in question is facing what has been described by multiple sources as a “serious morale” problem.