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Thursday 17 January, 2019

Man charged with attempted murder of Pete Taylor at Bray boxing gym

Gerard Cervi is already facing trial for the fatal shooting of Bobby Messett during the same incident.

Thousands of crimes, including rape, not prosecuted due to serious failings in Garda youth scheme

Serious crimes – including one reported case of rape – were not pursued by the force.

Investigation into claims of 'unauthorised surveillance' in Irish prisons to finish in February

The examination of claims by a prison officer was ordered by the Justice Minister in November.

American killed in Kenya hotel attack was 9/11 survivor

On 11 September 2001, Spindler was working for investment bank Salomon Smith Barney in the World Trade Center.

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Veteran MEP Brian Crowley confirms he won't be contesting European Election

Due to ill-health, Crowley has missed the entire current European Parliament session.

Driver jailed for 5 years over causing death of man when he broke red light while speeding

Michael Jones was found guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of Hong Qing Qu at Blanchardstown Road South.

Committee told man on JobPath scheme had his CV amended against his wishes to conceal his ethnicity

Private companies operating JobPath get over €3k for every jobseeker that makes it through the scheme

Public appeal for man missing from Cork since mid-December

Anyone who has seen Peter Oliver is urged to contact the gardaí.

From The42 Hartley injured, Farrell captains England squad for 'brutal' Six Nations opener against Ireland 6 Nations

Hartley injured, Farrell captains England squad for 'brutal' Six Nations opener against Ireland

Eddie Jones says Ireland are the best team in the world as he aims to take a first win over Joe Schmidt since 2016.

Poll: Do you plan to cut back on the amount of red meat you eat? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to cut back on the amount of red meat you eat?

The EAT-Lancet Commission recommends that the consumption of red meat and sugar should halve by 2050.

Concern for man missing from Dublin

Joe O’Boyle was last seen on Tuesday afternoon.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Donohoe thanks nurses for 'immense contribution' but says paying them more could lead to others seeking rises

Nurses are set to go on strike this month and next in a dispute over pay and conditions.

'It's a relief for workers': US sanctions against Limerick company set to be lifted

Democrats failed in the Senate to block the lifting of sanctions against the Russian-owned Aughinish Alumina.

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.

Woman mauled to death by pet crocodile in Indonesia

The pet was owned illegally and has been transferred to a conservation area.

Your morning coffee could be at risk of 'extinction', experts warn

Researchers in the UK have said that 60% of coffee variations are at risk.

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

Red meat and sugar consumption must halve by 2050 to save planet, scientists warn

The EAT-Lancet Commission warned that major changes are needed over the next three decades.

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims

Penalty for the offence on first conviction is a fine of up to €1,000 and a possible one-month sentence.

Students 'pressured' by new Leaving Cert grade scheme as number sitting higher level exams rises

The Economic and Social Research has carried out an early analysis of the grading scheme.

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'It's like a house party': The secret ingredients of Ireland's most exciting music venues

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished

An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.

Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit

Irish vehicles travelling to the UK may no longer by covered by EU rules after 29 March.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 The West reawakens, 'unlucky' Byrne misses out and Schmidt's 30 reserves Talking Points

The West reawakens, 'unlucky' Byrne misses out and Schmidt's 30 reserves

Joe Schmidt admitted Ross Byrne’s omission was ‘an incredibly tight call’, while Ultan Dillane will be looking to make up for lost time in Irish green.

Theresa May meets other party leaders and reaffirms her 'duty to deliver Brexit'

May spoke from Downing Street after her government survived a vote of no confidence.

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row

A total of 151 lawmakers supported Alexis Tsipras’ government out of 299 present.

Netflix is making a workplace comedy starring Steve Carell about Donald Trump's Space Force

The show will see Carell reunite with the team behind The Office.

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Bouncer charged with manslaughter after Galway publican 'savagely beaten to death'

John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Two-thirds of you want to return a Christmas present. So what are your options?

It very much depends on why you’re bringing it back, says Áine Carroll of CCPC.

Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown

There was no sign early today of a breakthrough in the showdown between Trump and Democrats in Congress.

How I Spend My Money: A civil servant on €34,000 doing a lot of late nights to study a part-time course

She shares a lot of expenses with her fiancé through their joint account.

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

From The42 Jim McGuinness lands coup with appointment of ex-Athletic Bilbao coach as assistant Down To Work

Jim McGuinness lands coup with appointment of ex-Athletic Bilbao coach as assistant

The ex-Donegal boss also gives his opinion on Marcelo Bielsa and Spygate.

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A huge spinning ice disc on a Maine river has the locals transfixed

The disc on the Presumpscot River is 90 metres wide.

'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay

Under the current system labels of ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ exist on birth certificates.

Fake editions of The Washington Post handed out in DC

Photos of the fake papers quickly spread on social media today.

Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland

Samuel Joseph Tucker is wanted to stand trial in the US on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.