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Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 5 December, 2019

Gunman kills two people in attack at US base at Hawaii's Pearl Harbor

Two shipyard workers were killed and a third was wounded, before the gunman took his own life.

Trump's actions are enough to justify impeachment, legal experts tell committee

Democrats and Republicans clashed during the impeachment hearing.

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated

Barring orders were included on a list of acceptable documentation students could use to prove their parents were separated.

Increase in first-time buyers moving to Dublin commuter belt

One economist warned that this increased activity will put pressure on the infrastructural needs in these areas.

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Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017

That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.

20 to 30 new schools to be built across country as government issues contract worth €700 million

A number of new school buildings in Dublin are included among the initial plans.

Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Missing man from Dublin found safe and well

Peter Slater had previously been missing from Dublin.

Gerry Adams urges government to adopt Emma De Souza's citizenship battle

De Souza is appealing a ruling by UK immigration courts that those born in Northern Ireland are automatically British.

New York bishop steps down amid ongoing clerical abuse scandal

The Buffalo bishop has been accused in US media of hiding the names of accused priests

Brendan Grace, Mrs Brown and 8 Harry Potters: A look at RTÉ and Virgin Media's Christmas schedules

You can watch all eight Harry Potter films on Virgin Media this Christmas.

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From The42 FAI announce further delay to publication of accounts Another Wait

FAI announce further delay to publication of accounts

The dissemination of the damaging figures has been put back by 24 hours.

From The42 Liverpool put 5 past Everton and go 32 Premier League games unbeaten Too Good

Liverpool put 5 past Everton and go 32 Premier League games unbeaten

Tonight’s outcome will increase pressure on under-fire Everton boss Marco Silva.

Martial arts instructor convicted of unlawful killing of 56-year-old man

Witnesses say they saw the man arguing with his girlfriend moments before the incident.

Trump brands Trudeau 'two-faced' after video appears to capture world leaders mocking him

A video shows Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson appearing to mock Trump.

Journal Media won two prizes at Headline's Mental Health Media Awards today

TheJournal.ie was also shortlisted for three other awards at the ceremony in Dublin.

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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Check in on all the news of the day.

Wastewater may be discharged into Dublin Bay following breakdown at Ringsend plant

Crews are working to repair pumps at the Dublin facility.

More than 20 Albanian and Georgian nationals deported from Ireland

Some 19 males and 4 females boarded a flight at Dublin Airport this morning.

From The42 Football league in summer part of 32 recommendations in GAA fixtures report Fix The Fixtures

Football league in summer part of 32 recommendations in GAA fixtures report

The report was launched today in Croke Park.

O'Leary tells High Court he was 'taken aback' by Chief Operations Officer's flight to Easyjet

Michael O’Leary said Peter Bellew told him he “would probably go travelling” after leaving Ryanair.

Moderators taking action against Facebook over violent imagery and graphic content

Facebook said the company is “committed to providing support for those that review content for Facebook”.

Mobile provider Three Ireland to end its sponsorship of the FAI

Shane Ross said the governance issues are not an ‘attractive proposition for a reputable corporate sponsor’.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Two men arrested as gardaí find loaded handgun during search of car in Westmeath

The operation was carried out by detectives investigating organised crime in Blanchardstown.

Standards watchdog Sipo says it can't deal with Dara Murphy complaints as he 'has ceased to be a TD'

Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that Sipo could investigate former members.

Copper deficiency believed to be cause of distressing condition among Red deer in Killarney National Park

Killarney once had one of the richest copper deposits in the country.

'Pay your staff their well-earned tips': Protest outside Dublin restaurant over workers' conditions

Independent TD Joan Collins spoke as activists stood outside The Ivy restaurant on Dawson Street this afternoon.

From The42 Con O'Callaghan's auctioned All-Ireland final jersey raises €15k for seriously-injured clubmate Support4Drummo

Con O'Callaghan's auctioned All-Ireland final jersey raises €15k for seriously-injured clubmate

It brings the total amount to €200,000 — halfway towards the €400,000 target.

'No threat to bingo halls or bingo nights' under new law, says Taoiseach

Around 50 bingo players were bussed to the Dáil yesterday to protest a bill that they say could see their winnings cut in half.

Central Bank keeps 10% minimum deposit rule for first time buyers for 2020

The Central Bank’s governor Gabriel Makhlouf said that the current rules are working.

Lisa Smith refused bail after being charged with offence under terror legislation

The 38-year-old is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.

Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow

Ryanair and Aer Lingus today announced that the strike will see a number of its services cancelled.

Man, 45, arrested after €112k worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin

The seizure took place yesterday after a search was conducted at a house in Finglas, Dublin 11.

Missing persons posters to appear on Deliveroo bags to help raise awareness

The riders will be turned into roving missing persons adverts.

Dara Murphy's 'total disengagement with the Dáil' raised with Varadkar as Cork TD resigns his seat

He will take up a new job at the European Commission from today.

Scouting Ireland 'not opposed' to public inquiry into sexual abuse

The leaders of Scouting Ireland apolgoised again to victims of abuse.