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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 13 September, 2019

Varadkar says FG would consider supporting FF if it won most seats — but not if it had a larger coalition

The Taoiseach has said he wants to have a general election in May 2020.

Serving detective and a businessman to face trial on allegations of corruption

Neither of the accused spoke during the hearing.

From The42 'He apologised, we got on with life' - Gough on Brolly Man In The Middle

'He apologised, we got on with life' - Gough on Brolly

David Gough says he wasn’t affected by all the talk in the lead-up to the drawn All-Ireland final.

Arrest: Garda dog locates man in his 20s as gardaí probe Cork city burglaries

The incidents happened at around 3pm in the Rochestown area.

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High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

Health minister Harris seeks to crackdown on alcohol promotions

The awarding of loyalty points and short term price promotions would be banned under the new regulations.

Met Police drop investigation into whether Leave.EU breached electoral law

Investigations into the spending returns of Vote Leave and BeLeave remain ongoing.

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston

It was a debate with few shocks and, when the dust settled, the three frontrunnners had solidified their positions, writes Larry Donnelly.

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archilla, is visiting Dublin today.

Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute

The city has come to a standstill in parts with cars sitting bumper to bumper and cycle lanes lined with commuters.

Senator proposes law to link salaries of RTÉ presenters to public sector pay scale

The move comes as RTÉ faces unprecedented financial difficulties.

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting

Footage shared on social media shows Noel Grealish referencing “economic migrants” from Africa coming to “sponge off us”.

A Jurassic World short film was secretly shot in Ireland last winter, and it's set to air this weekend

‘Battle at Big Rock’ will air on US network FX this Sunday.

From The42 Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland Konnichiwa

Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men were officially welcomed to the Rugby World Cup today.

Man (40s) in critical condition following assault in Cork last night

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Fake gun and €60,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork

Gardaí have yet to make any arrests following the sezures and the investigation is ongoing.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

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Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election?

The Taoiseach wants to have a general election at the beginning of the summer.

Temperatures are expected to reach 20 degrees this weekend

Met Éireann says that the south and east will see the best of this weekend’s weather.

From The42 'I thought the dream had gone' - Farrell earns World Cup spot with Ireland Midfield

'I thought the dream had gone' - Farrell earns World Cup spot with Ireland

The Munster midfielder will be competing with Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw in Japan.

Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'

The bodies of three Latvian men were recovered off the Coonanna Pier on 30 September 2018.

Family 'touched' by public's support as 67-year-old Dublin man with dementia is found safe and well

The man went missing from a shopping complex on Wednesday morning.

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks

The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones

A campaign by Heathrow Pause – an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion – was planned for this morning.

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.

Mother to stand trial accused of putting her daughter at risk of sexual abuse by her husband

The woman, 28, allegedly knew the man and her child were engaged in “certain sexual activities”.

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate Joe Show This post contains videos

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate

The former US vice president clashed with frontrunners Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in last night’s debate.

Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles

A recent attempted mortar attack in Strabane has all the hallmarks of the past, writes Tom Clonan.

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'Doctors did everything they could but it was just too late' - Families warn about dangers of sepsis

The condition can develop from any infection and can be difficult to diagnose.

Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the carbon tax will be “very different” to other tax changes he’s made in the past.

Over half of government departments have used unpaid interns in recent years

Nine departments say they have done so since 2014.

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Remains of man missing for 22 years found after Google Maps reveals location of sunken car

William Moldt went missing in 1997 at the age of 40.

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce

The issue comes amid stalled talks between the Department of Agriculture and farming organisations.

From The42 'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance' Tokyo 2020

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'

Chloe Watkins and the Ireland women’s hockey team are within touching distance of their Olympic dream. There’s no going back now.

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From The42 Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier Get Well Soon

Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier

The 47-year-old expects to be discharged in the coming days.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today.