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Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Council refuses planning permission for Goodman office block on historic Dublin city centre street

The proposal had been opposed by An Taisce and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

Taxi driver shot in Drogheda speaks: 'I could have bled to death'

Where the shooting took place is directly across from Drogheda Garda Station.

Verona Murphy says she's 'not a racist' as she confirms run as independent general election candidate in Wexford

Former TD Marian Harkin has also announced a tilt at the Dáil, while Sinn Féin’s only MEP Matt Carthy is also intending to run.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making the headlines this morning as we drift closer to an election.

Poll: Do you think the use of credit cards for betting should be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the use of credit cards for betting should be banned?

Gambling firms’ share prices fell upon the announcement of the ban.

Iran makes arrests and plans 'special court' over shooting down of Ukrainian plane

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said ‘anyone who should be punished must be punished’.

Over €750,000 worth of drugs seized by Gardaí in raid in Ballyfermot

A man was also arrested during the search operation in Dublin.

Hundreds of people apply for position to manage coffee shop and cottages on remote Kerry island

People from all over the world have applied for the position.

Canada is deciding whether to cover the costs of Harry and Meghan's security

Prime minister Justin Trudeau said that Canadians were supportive of having the couple live in the country.

Heat added to earth's oceans over 25 years equals '3.6 billion Hiroshima atom bomb explosions'

Last year’s ocean temperature was about 0.075 degrees Celsius above the 1981-2010 average.

From The42 'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke Poor Air Conditions

'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke

Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic had a coughing fit on court at Melbourne Park and was forced to retire.

Thousands of people who registered to vote may not be able to if election is held before 15 February

It has emerged that the updated register will not become valid until after Valentine’s Day.

After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads

There are reports of flooding and debris on the roads this morning, so drivers are being urged to take care.

Opinion: 'Taoiseach, discussing a united Ireland is still possible - despite the RIC debacle'

Caoimhín de Barra looks at the possible compromises we would face if a united Ireland became a reality

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed

The 29-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty.

Garda probe under way after human remains found in north Dublin

The remains were discovered last night in Coolock.

'It's helped us function': TG4 documentary highlights impact of 'Bumbleance' for parents with sick children

TG4′s ‘Tabú: Bumbleance’ airs tomorrow evening at 9:30pm.

'Its reuse is of critical importance': Developer set to lodge planning for Player Wills site in coming weeks

The Player Wills Factory site on Dublin’s South Circular Road covers 9.33 hectares of prime city centre land.

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'They operate in a vacuum': Migrant rights group hits out at lack of inspections for hotels housing asylum seekers

There are currently over 1,500 asylum seekers living in Emergency Accommodation.

Monday 13 January, 2020

Taxi driver scammed passengers 270 times using remote control to add €9 to fares, court hears

Raymond Pidgeon pleaded guilty to the offence in court today.

Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body

The finding may increase the number of available livers for transplant, researchers say.

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan

The Coast Guard said its units had talked to multiple people in the Clontarf and Howth areas today.

Luke Kelly statue defaced for a second time in the space of seven months

Independent councillor Christy Burke slammed the vandalism as “mindless”.

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Champions Cup Power Rankings: Where Irish sides really stand

The system is flawed and Johann van Graan’s side need to be cut a little slack. The pool of death has killed Munster’s European dreams.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Getaway driver accidentally set fire to trousers while trying to burn stolen vehicle after Dublin murder

Gareth Brophy has pleaded guilty to helping facilitate the murder of David Douglas.

From The42 'There was the three of us - myself, my pal and Kenny Dalglish - butt naked and singing Otis Redding' Goody

'There was the three of us - myself, my pal and Kenny Dalglish - butt naked and singing Otis Redding'

St Mirren boss and Waterford native Jim Goodwin on Celtic, selling Cadbury’s and becoming one of the sharpest young coaching minds in Scottish football.

Taxi driver injured in Drogheda shooting

The shooting incident happened on the Bridge of Peace in the town.

Man injured after gate falls on him during Storm Brendan

One of the man’s legs became trapped beneath the gate after it knocked him to the ground.

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

Fianna Fáil TD denies defaming Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald, court hears

A pretrial motion was mentioned before the High Court today.

Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight

A number of flights to and from Shannon Airport have been cancelled.

Gardaí issue witness appeal following north Dublin shooting

Officers said the man was brought to hospital and that his injuries are not life-threatening.

Girl (11) injured in Lucan crash dies in hospital RIP

Girl (11) injured in Lucan crash dies in hospital

The crash happened on the Lower Lucan Road at around 11.30am on Saturday morning.

Queen Elizabeth says she 'respects and understands' Harry and Meghan's decision to step away from royal family

The UK’s head of state announced there would be a “period of transition” with Harry and Meghan.

Five candidates have made it through to the UK Labour leadership race

Party members will have to vote on who they think will be able to take on and beat the Tory party in 2024.

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Joe Brolly confirmed as eir Sport pundit for upcoming National League

Brolly has previously been a vocal critic of the GAA’s link with pay-per-view broadcasters.

Independent TD Michael Harty says he won't contest general election

Harty said that there were “personal and professional reasons” behind his decision.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…