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Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work

Mary Cavner worked at the Good Shepherd’s Convent in Co Cork following her father’s death.

€5 million compensation for Smithfield traders ahead of Fruit & Vegetable Market redevelopment

The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.

This Cork man is pushing a buggy 225km from Galway to Howth in memory of his daughter

The man is doing the 225km walk in memory of his daughter.

Danish politicians 'surprised' as Trump cancels visit after officials say Greenland is not for sale

Reports emerged last week that the US President was interested in buying the Danish territory.


Gardaí warn public over text message scam seeking to gain personal bank details

People are being asked to contact their bank immediately if they believe they have been scammed.

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling

An injunction sought by Ryanair against the strike has been granted.

Prominent entertainer accused of sexual assault cannot be named, judge rules

The entertainer was charged with sexual assault at a venue in Dublin in December 2016.

From The42 'It's almost like he's a voice in my head': Schmidt and Sexton, the hand in glove The Js Factor

'It's almost like he's a voice in my head': Schmidt and Sexton, the hand in glove

The out-half acts as the head coach’s on-field eyes and ears and has been the key element of Schmidt’s success.


Woman charged with the murder of 2-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork

Lawyers representing Karen Harrington told the court that their client is four-and-a-half months pregnant.

Woman missing from Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal

Talks between Meat Industry Ireland and beef farmers ended late last night.

Coveney says Ireland won't get 'dragged out of single market' amid suggestions of 'side deal' with UK Brexit This post contains videos

Coveney says Ireland won't get 'dragged out of single market' amid suggestions of 'side deal' with UK

The Tánaise said Ireland will not be dealing with the UK on a one-to-one basis on border issues.

Met Éireann 'push alerts' on extreme weather will be ready in time for winter

You’ll also be able to sign up for email and text alerts.

Poll: Do you support Ryanair pilots in their strike against the company? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Ryanair pilots in their strike against the company?

A 48-hour stoppage by Irish-based pilots is scheduled to take place later this week.

Facebook launches new privacy tool to limit data-scraping from third-party websites and apps

The tool was first announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg last year.

'It's the peak, the pinnacle': What's stopping Ireland from taking home more Olympic medals?

How can we boost Ireland’s number of podium finishes? We find out more on Ireland 2029.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action

A 10-day strike has been promised in protest at the closing of some airport bases.

Gardaí seize over €400,000 in cash during investigations into ATM robbery

The incident happened in Cavan last week.

Keanu Reeves is returning for another go in The Matrix

Lana Wachowski will return to write, direct and produce the project.

From The42 Shock for Galway hurlers as Micheál Donoghue steps down Exit

Shock for Galway hurlers as Micheál Donoghue steps down

Donoghue was in charge of the Tribesmen for four years, landing an All-Ireland title in 2017.

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.

'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals'

As things stand, the contribution is needed to keep school doors open, writes Joseph A Moynihan.

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'

The general manager was effectively demoted after returning from maternity leave.

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

Proposal for 11-storey apartment complex in south Dublin likely to face opposition

The proposal is for the construction of a development with 62 new apartments.

6 of the most important parenting lessons I've learned during my first year as a mum

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status

The UK has lost its measles-free status and, after a spike in cases here, there are concerns Ireland could end up in the same position.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Judge to approve insolvency arrangement in €3.7m debt owed by Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe

The couple owes money to parties including Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue, which are all unsecured debts.

Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork

The lights cost over €4,500 to install last month.

Game of Thrones author George R R Martin receives An Post book award in Dublin

Previous award winners include David Walliams and Jilly Cooper.


Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Trump is talking about Greenland again and vehicles clamped in Dublin… here’s your round up of the day.

'Every muscle and nerve died in my body. I couldn't hear, I couldn't see, I couldn't speak'

Elaine Muldoon took part in Beaumont Hospital Foundation’s annual Honour Your Heroes event today.

From The42 Richie Hogan: 'In my opinion, there was absolutely no way it was a sending-off' Seeing Red

Richie Hogan: 'In my opinion, there was absolutely no way it was a sending-off'

The Kilkenny star reacted to that All-Ireland final red card on Off The Ball this evening.

'I would consider it an absolute privilege. I've never come across anybody like Joe'

Mick Kearney was an integral part of Joe Schmidt’s management team for three years.