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Friday 18 January, 2019

Rare loggerhead turtle receiving care after stranding on Donegal beach

The juvenile turtle is being treated for cold-stunning.

Poll: Have you kept up your New Year's resolutions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you kept up your New Year's resolutions?

Thursday is said to be the hardest day to keep to fitness resolutions.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as we kick off a chilly Friday morning.

Trump cancels White House trip to Davos amid longest-ever government shutdown

He also stopped Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi from going to Afghanistan.

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Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in teen shooting

The 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald triggered months of protests.

Man questioned over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hotel in December

He has since been released without charge.

Temperatures to drop as low as -4 as frosty nights and wintry showers forecast next week Brr

Temperatures to drop as low as -4 as frosty nights and wintry showers forecast next week

There’s snow forecast in parts of the north of the country next week.

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

Tech firm Salesforce to add 1,500 employees in significant Dublin investment

The company plans to build Salesforce Tower on the city’s North Wall Quay.

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

Opinion: Far-right politics on the rise so we need to stop silencing working class voices on the left

Ordinary working-class people are being silenced by left-wing commentators, because of their lack of regard for modern liberal terminology, writes Conor Kenny.

Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees

New figures show that Ireland’s undergraduate population has grown by 8% over the last five years.

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

From The42 Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby Gamechanger

Aki insists he's 'a cog in the wheel' as he aims to build on stellar first year of international rugby

And he can feel the spirit of 2016 swelling in Connacht too.

'Stinks to the high heavens of Fianna Fáil-ism': Fury from hairdressers and restaurants after VAT hike

Budget 2019 reversed a VAT reduction during the recession, but some businesses say it will hit them very hard.

Thursday 17 January, 2019

One person shot dead and another seriously injured outside gym in Swords, Co Dublin

The incident happened in the Applewood Close area of Swords at 7.30pm.

Two women hospitalised in car crash with Britain's Prince Philip that left royal uninjured

The Duke of Edinburgh and the other driver were both breathalysed after the crash.

Have you seen Rory? Gardaí appeal for information on missing man

Rory Gahan was last seen on Tullow Street, Carlow Town on Thursday 27 December.

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Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad

In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said that due to the shutdown a trip to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan would be delayed.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Shooting in Swords, abortion services and the sustainability of red meat.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks

The airline hopes to apply the last lick of paint by 2021.

Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'

Children experiencing a parent’s misuse of alcohol can often be dismissed as acting out.

From The42 'This is a team who is absolutely capable of winning the Heineken Cup' Munster

'This is a team who is absolutely capable of winning the Heineken Cup'

Speaking on the latest episode of Heineken Rugby Weekly, Andy Dunne says he has been convinced that Johann van Graan’s side can be European champions.

Retired surgeon groped genitals of patient (15) while resting his head on his chest, jury hears

Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty to the thirteen charges allegedly committed.

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí

Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.

Jeremy Corbyn warns his MPs 'not to engage' with May's government until no-deal Brexit ruled out

Meanwhile, a UK government timeline has estimated that a second Brexit referendum would take over a year to organise.

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

The incident happened on the Castlecara Road in Carrick-on-Shannon shortly after midday.

Irishman agrees to be extradited to Netherlands over body chopped up and dumped in canal

Keith Ennis was stabbed to death and his body was chopped up and dumped in a canal in 2009.

Construction on a Welsh nuclear power station 105 km from Ireland is being frozen

Hitachi says it is shelving the project “at this time”.

Carrickmines fire: Teen who rescued nephew from blaze was 'extremely lucky' to survive

John Keith Connors had a “tiny window” of opportunity to enter the burning mobile home, the inquest heard.

'Signing on the dole embarrases them the most': School secretaries launch campaign for equal pay

Kathleen O’Doherty from Donegal has written to eight Education Ministers about school secretaries’ pay.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 For Dublin's Lynn Harvey, the European title is no longer just a picture on her bedroom wall Lynn To The Blue

For Dublin's Lynn Harvey, the European title is no longer just a picture on her bedroom wall

‘The Hunter’ says she doesn’t even really follow boxing, but she will follow her boxing dream as far as the Spanish city of Cadiz next month.

Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon

The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.