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From The42 LIVE: Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Champions League semi-final Liveblog

LIVE: Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Champions League semi-final

Bayern Munich take on Real Madrid in tonight’s first leg in Germany.

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety

Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

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How to handle your toddler's nightmares - and why checking for monsters under the bed won't help

'I'll live with cancer for the rest of my life': Woman given wrong smear test results speaks out

Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.

Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'

The pro-life movement today said the government should be working harder to help families of babies with life-limiting conditions.

Explainer: Why has a massive row blown up between two Independent Alliance TDs?

The crux of the issue is there is just one Minister of State role up for grabs but two government TDs want it.

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

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From The42 Foley inducted into Hall of Fame as Earls is named Munster's Player of the Year Awards

Foley inducted into Hall of Fame as Earls is named Munster's Player of the Year

“Inducting Axel posthumously is a circumstance we never envisaged, all can agree it is an honour that would never have eluded him.”

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue to scrap P60 and P45 forms in bid to modernise PAYE system Tax

Revenue to scrap P60 and P45 forms in bid to modernise PAYE system

The details of the new PAYE system were outlined in Revenue’s annual report published today.

Man who told judge 'accident is my middle name' withdraws €60k damages claim

The court did not criticise the man’s legal team.

From The42 Analysis: How Leinster brilliantly negated Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat Shut Down

Analysis: How Leinster brilliantly negated Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

The Scarlets second row was left deeply frustrated by Leinster’s excellent rucking.

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'

The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.

DONEDEAL MOTOR MAGAZINE
8 of the craziest optional extras for your luxury car - plus how to buy a purring Jaguar for under €20k

Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies

Metrolink proposals were up for discussion in the Transport Oireachtas Committee this afternoon.

Man arrested in connection with seizure of nearly €1 million worth of drugs

The man is currently detained at Ashbourne Garda Station.

The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside

“It just feels like the right thing to do to me.”

Irish Liverpool fan seriously injured before last night's game is named

Two Italian men have been arrested accused of attempted murder.

Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits

His lawyer said they would appeal the sentence.

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds

The IFA has been contacted by around 200 farmers impacted by the issue so far this year.

Man is his 50s dies in Mayo crash

The male driver was the only occupant of the car.

Danish inventor handed life sentence for killing journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen’s lawyer has said he will appeal the verdict.

From The42 RTÉ name replacement for Ryle Nugent as the broadcaster's head of sport Appointment

RTÉ name replacement for Ryle Nugent as the broadcaster's head of sport

Declan McBennett will take over the position in June.

Parents of baby who died after 22 minutes at Portlaoise Hospital 'extremely upset' over inquiry outcome

One doctor has faced seven allegations of professional misconduct and/or poor professional performance at the inquiry.

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified

37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.

A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison

Jonathan Heaphy was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2016 for money laundering offences.

From The42 'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants' Basket Case

'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'

The Ireland legend said that Ulster are a “basket case” of a province.

'I think a lot of men are inclined to opt out and say 'this doesn't affect me'. But this is vitally important'

Some of the most senior government ministers were out canvassing for a Yes vote in the Eighth Referendum at Stephen’s Green today.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to four-vehicle crash, which saw on-duty Garda car struck, on Dublin quays

An Irish Times report today suggests that the driver of the car which caused the collisions may have been a final-year law student suffering from acute anxiety.

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly New York This post contains videos

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly

The UN is holding a two-day summit on ‘peacebuilding and sustaining peace’.

Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoors eating areas? Your Say This post contains a poll

UN says Ireland needs to take 'immediate action' to cut asylum waiting times

Some people are waiting over two years for a decision on their asylum application.

From The42 The reality is that the IRFU can't force Carbery, Byrne or anyone to move Homebirds

The reality is that the IRFU can't force Carbery, Byrne or anyone to move

Ulster are looking to sign an out-half in the wake of Paddy Jackson’s contract being revoked.

WhatsApp bans under 16s from using its app in Europe

The previous minimum age was 13 years old.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what you need to know as we start Wednesday.

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