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Today’s News

Family of Siobhán Phillips plead for help and repeat call for public inquiry into her shooting

Garda Tony Golden was shot dead by Siobhán’s abusive partner, Adrian Crevan Mackin in 2015.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Strong words at the Eighth Committee, and rainfall alert in place for 14 counties – it’s the Fix.

From The42 LIVE: Benfica v Manchester United, Bayern Munich v Celtic - Champions League Liveblog

LIVE: Benfica v Manchester United, Bayern Munich v Celtic - Champions League

We’ll have updates from Lisbon and Munich as the Champions League group stages continue tonight.

Maths Week: Your Wednesday puzzle

Figure it out.

This robotic birthing 'mother' is being used to teach Irish medical students

The new RCSI building has installed robotic mannequins that can simulate the birthing process.

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents

Liam Gallagher is set to headline the Samhain festival at Kildare’s Weston Airport at the end of the month.

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

As it happened: 'The Eighth has caused endless problems, you need to legislate'

The wording remains uncertain, but we’re having a referendum.

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk

The former GP had temporarily taken over the lunchtime slot following Hook’s suspension.

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Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives

The cause of the 30-year-old Dublin man’s death is unclear at present.

Murder accused said 'Sorry, I didn't mean to do it' when charged with fatal stabbing

Karl Haugh, a 25-year-old father-of-one, was stabbed in the back in Kilkee earlier this year.

Sean Maguire dismisses 'ridiculous' criticism of Cork City's title triumph

“We went 22 games unbeaten in the league but people seem to have forgotten about that,” he said.

Ireland's competition watchdog is probing reports of nursing homes ripping off elderly people

Nursing homes are reportedly charging residents extra for routine services like hairdressing.

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

Houses evacuated as bomb squad makes explosive device safe in Limerick

The alarm was raised just before midday.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia

ESB Networks says that over 70% of those who lost power in Monday’s storm have had their service restored.

Appeal for information after teenage girl suffers facial injuries in Cork hit-and-run

The car involved is described as dark-coloured and is believed to have gone in the direction of Newtown.

Leo to Trump: That claim about our corporation tax rate was 'fake news'

The Taoiseach has slammed Trump for saying Ireland is set to reduce it’s rate to 8%.

Alleged victim went to gardaí after hearing about ‘campaign against Michael Shine’

Michael Shine is a retired surgeon accused of indecently assaulting patients.

From The42 Simon Zebo's future at Munster up in the air Doubt

Simon Zebo's future at Munster up in the air

The 27-year-old winger has refused to rule out a potential move away from the province.

Jennifer Lawrence 'degraded and humiliated' by nude line-up during early years of her career

Lawrence is the latest Hollywood celebrity to speak out in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Taoiseach says banks' behaviour on tracker mortgages is 'scandalous'

Donohoe is calling in the bankers on Monday and Wednesday to “admonish” the chief executives.

Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.

Disappearance of Las Vegas shooting security guard raises questions

Jesus Campos “wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing.”

Poll: Are your book choices influenced by major awards? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Are your book choices influenced by major awards?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Malta's Prime Minister calls murdered journalist his 'biggest adversary' but promises justice

Daphne Caruana Galizia had written stories on Maltese links to the Panama Papers leaks.

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications CSO

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications

Women represented 52.2% of all third-level graduates in Ireland in 2016.

'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk

There are already existing laws which could see people facing six months in jail in certain instances like this.

As Leo helps with Storm Ophelia clean-up, a new storm is brewing over pensions

Fianna Fáil is tabling a motion on the pensions issue today.

From The42 Ireland will play Australia in three-Test series next summer Tour

Ireland will play Australia in three-Test series next summer

Joe Schmidt’s side are set to visit Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in June.

Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 14 counties tomorrow

The weather is expected to deteriorate dramatically then on Friday with “very unsettled and changeable” conditions.

MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'

The UK has suffered five terror attacks since the start of this year.

Neo-Nazi leader quits movement, comes out as gay and describes Jewish heritage Feelings Of Guilt This post contains videos

Neo-Nazi leader quits movement, comes out as gay and describes Jewish heritage

Kevin Wilshaw admitted to a violent past and said being gay with Jewish heritage was incompatible with the far-right movement.

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

Poll: Would you report wood being stockpiled for bonfires? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you report wood being stockpiled for bonfires?

It’s getting closer to Halloween.

From The42 Mayo legend Cora Staunton signs professional contract Down Under Cora The Explorer

Mayo legend Cora Staunton signs professional contract Down Under

A move to the Greater Western Sydney Giants has been confirmed.

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