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Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From The42 One debutant confirmed out of a possible 5 as McCarthy set to give Ireland's fringe players a chance Talking Points

One debutant confirmed out of a possible 5 as McCarthy set to give Ireland's fringe players a chance

James Collins will make his international bow against Bulgaria tonight.

The UK Parliament has been suspended. So what happens next?

After MPs rejected an early election once again, parliament has been suspended.

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament

The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'

Niall, from Athlone, writes about how he used to think that palliative care was for “the old, the very sick and the dying”, but it’s helping him.

Dublin City Council seizes 57 sandwich boards from businesses in first week of crackdown

So far six of those businesses have paid the €100 removal fee.

Rise in presence of faecal parasite in Irish water supplies in 2018 EPA

Rise in presence of faecal parasite in Irish water supplies in 2018

The EPA has seen detections of Cryptosporidium in 25 public water supplies in 2018, up from 17 in 2017

Off-duty garda assaulted after confronting burglary gang in Dublin

The garda was on his way home when he noticed three men acting suspiciously.

The UK and Canada are cutting the cost of processing claims - why can't Ireland?

Part two of our Noteworthy probe into costly insurance premiums looks at legislative and procedural steps taken in other countries to tackle the issue.

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MPs reject Boris Johnson's second attempt to call general election

Parliament will be suspended and will resume on 14 October.

Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish

Emma DeSouza has won three court cases against the UK’s Home Office, which has argued that she is a British citizen.

Monday 9 September, 2019

As it happened: Boris Johnson faces parliament opposition ahead of prorogation

It’s another busy night of Brexit. Follow here for the latest updates.

Three people killed after shooting in Dutch city

The shooter is believed to have been a policeman who also shot himself.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'We've learnt a lot and lived so much': We talked to the crew of Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc Sail Away This post contains videos

'We've learnt a lot and lived so much': We talked to the crew of Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc

One of the world’s tallest ships is currently 5 months into its voyage with Dublin the second last stop.

From The42 10 seconds that show why Rob Kearney is so important to Schmidt's Ireland Analysis

10 seconds that show why Rob Kearney is so important to Schmidt's Ireland

The 33-year-old fullback looks to be in excellent physical condition ahead of the World Cup.

'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'

Mark Smith, who has Down Syndrome is performing in a new show about his life, written by Shaun Dunne.

MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications

In a vote this evening, the motion was passed 311 votes to 302.

'No one is above the law': US House steps up Trump impeachment probe

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made clear she believes the party needs to focus on defeating Trump in the 2020 election.

Rescuers contact crew members trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The 200-metre vessel overturned on Sunday and is now visible from the shoreline in Georgia.

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Dozens say they are now homeless after court extends orders to vacate 'potential fire traps'

Last week the High Court granted Dublin City Council temporary injunctions requiring the residents to immediately vacate the properties.

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?

The UK parliament is set to be suspended, but not before a formal ceremony.

Body of man (29) found at farmhouse in Cork

The man’s body was found with a number of injuries at 7am today.

From The42 'I was extremely impressed' - Mick McCarthy singles out Ireland U21 duo for praise Potential

'I was extremely impressed' - Mick McCarthy singles out Ireland U21 duo for praise

Aaron Connolly and Jayson Molumby both caught the eye in Tallaght on Friday.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Trump says he 'had nothing to do with' Pence decision to stay at Doonbeg resort

A spokesperson for Pence last week said the decision was made at the “suggestion” of the president.

John Bercow to step down as House of Commons Speaker

Bercow said his job as speaker had been the greatest honour of his professional life.

From The42 TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre On The Box

TV Wrap - Cartoonish rage and unfair comments overshadow Keane's interesting side at Bord Gáis Theatre

The Irish legend has caused ructions with comments about Jon Walters and Alex Ferguson at an Off The Ball event with Gary Neville.

'It's out of our hands now': Dublin's Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October

The owners of the pub said they had “tried really hard” to renew their lease, stay on longer or buy the pub.

Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say

The study was undertaken by the Trinity-led concussion research interest group.

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

New IRA responsible for mortar device left outside Co Tyrone homes, PSNI claims

The device was discovered outside homes in the Church View Close area in Strabane on Saturday.

Why did Leo Varadkar tell Boris Johnson that Ireland could be the UK's 'Athena'?

We look at what the Taoiseach could have been implying when talking about the Greek goddess.

Rodent droppings and arsenic in water: Six food businesses received closure orders in August

Businesses in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny ad Monaghan were affected.

'Significant gaps remain' after Boris Johnson's meeting with Leo Varadkar

“This problem of Brexit was not, to be perfectly frank, a conundrum that Ireland ever wished for,” Johnson said in Dublin today.

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades

Talks between beef farmers, the Department of Agriculture and MII resumed this morning as protests continue.

Government cuts during Labour's time in power were 'awful', says party leader

The Labour Party’s terms for entering government in the future will be discussed at today’s think-in.

Keith Earls declared fit to retain his place in Ireland's World Cup squad

There had been concern over the Munster winger, who hobbled off during Saturday’s win against Wales.

A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days

It is unknown yet whether the disease is contagious or a series of individual cases.