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Today’s News

Tribunal hears it was 'reasonable and legitimate' to challenge Maurice McCabe's credibility

Counsel for Nóirín O’Sullivan said today that this was because McCabe had made serious accusations against senior officers.

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'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal

The Carlow–Kilkenny TD said there is a large contingency within the party that did not agree with its leader.

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From The42 Mayo man travels 58,981km in bid to win All-Ireland hurling club title Going The Distance This post contains videos

Mayo man travels 58,981km in bid to win All-Ireland hurling club title

Tooreen captain Stephen Coyne left his family in Melbourne in order to line out against St Patrick’s Ballyragget in the All-Ireland intermediate semi-final.

Evidence from garda identifying Patrick Hutch may be 'compromised by press coverage', court told

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

Garda Detective who sent abusive letters to State solicitor is jailed for three years

Eve Doherty was found guilty of harassing Elizabeth Howlin following a two-week trial last July.

Pope Francis enrages Chile sex abuse victims as he accuses them of slander

He said that until he sees proof of the sex abuse scandals in Chile, the accusations are “all calumny”.

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Scientists say adolescence now lasts until the age of 24

Experts have argued the definition should be changed so that laws and social policy can be developed around it.

Three men arrested after gardaí uncover cannabis worth €360,000 in converted garage

A cannabis grow house was discovered in Longford yesterday.

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Farage doesn't want second Brexit referendum but fears UK will be forced into one

Last week, Farage suggested that Britain should have a second Brexit referendum in a tweet.

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child Labour Party This post contains videos

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Customers buying soft drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove their age.

Ancient human remains found in Mayo date back over 5,000 years

A local hillwalker made the discovery in a cave-like chamber on Ben Gorm Mountain.

Dolores O'Riordan inquest adjourned until April

The Met Police have confirmed that her death wasn’t being treated as suspicious.

Repeal-supporting Micheál Martin doesn't think he's out of step with his own party

Martin says his party’s TDs are free to hold their own views.

From The42 We can only offer second chances when we get honesty and openness in return Opinion

We can only offer second chances when we get honesty and openness in return

Sometimes they come at a price, says Tommy Martin.

Researchers say new blood test for cancer could catch disease before it spreads

In 83% of cases, the test was even able to narrow down where the cancer was anatomically located.

Poll: Will politicians affect how you vote on a repeal referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will politicians affect how you vote on a repeal referendum?

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has endorsed the removal of the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution.

Three arrested in garda operation targeting burglary gangs

The burglars set off an alarm in Sligo before fleeing.

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'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'

Sammy Wilson has previously called the Taoiseach and his Tánaiste Simon Coveney “cynical, aggressive, green, and partisan”.

From The42 'I thought I was going to die,' says US Olympian of doctor's abuse Trauma

'I thought I was going to die,' says US Olympian of doctor's abuse

McKayla Maroney is one of more than 100 victims to have accused Larry Nassar of sexual assault.

From The Riordans to Hollywood: Gabriel Byrne to receive IFTA Lifetime Achievement Award

Byrne’s long career has seen him become one of Ireland’s most-loved actors.

Nine killed as violent winds batter Europe

It’s the worst storm to strike Germany since 2007, according to the country’s weather service.

Baby killed and 17 injured as car ploughs into crowds in Rio de Janeiro

The driver has told investigators he suffered a seizure.

Over 8,500 people spent Christmas Day in emergency accommodation

The December figures saw a slight reduction in the number of homeless families.

Three arrested after tools stolen from building site

The burglary occurred in Newtownmountkennedy, Wicklow.

H&M tone-deaf ad just another in long line with Pepsi, Dove, Nivea and Kellogg's messing up recently

If the same ad appeared 13 years ago, it wouldn’t have generated a third of the reaction nor publicity, writes Amy Rose Harte.

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC

The college joins DCU and UL as a University of Sanctuary.

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

Former Gate director Michael Colgan to sue Village magazine

The magazine carried an editorial which was sharply critical of Colgan in mid-November.

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

The proportion of graduates finding work in Ireland is back at pre-recession levels.

The government vowed to stop it, but 10,000 elderly people had to wait in A&E for more than a day

The HSE’s Service Plan for 2017 set a target that anyone aged 75 years and over entering an ED would be discharged or admitted within 24 hours.

Yesterday’s News

Canadian woman pleads guilty to killing friend after being incriminated by her own selfie

Cheyenne Antoine strangled friend Brittney Gargol to death just hours after posting a photo of the pair to Facebook.

Taxi drivers block London Bridge for hours in protest over Uber

Uber has around 40,000 drivers in London and 50,000 in Britain as a whole.

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