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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Today’s News

Apartment owners could face 'up to €30 million' bill to bring complex up to regulations

Residents of Beacon South Quarter in Sandyford have been informed that they may be faced with a huge bill.

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their ranks

Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join.

Explainer: What happens now the UK parliament will have to vote on Brexit?

It won’t stop Brexit, but Theresa May’s government won’t have it all its own way.

Barnardos didn't stick to the guidelines for paying its senior staff, says audit

Another HSE audit found a discrepancy in fuel cards used by the National Ambulance Service.

UK Supreme Court rules Brexit must be approved by Parliament

The UK Supreme Court had been expected to back up the High Court’s previous decision that Parliament must vote on whether or not to invoke Article 50.

Testing out the slick folding roof on Mazda's newest MX-5
Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?

The suggestion has been made by Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly as a means of preserving rural bus services.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Welcome to Tuesday. Here’s what’s happening in Ireland and the world this morning.

Saturday Night Live writer suspended over tweet mocking Barron Trump

The writer had joked the 10-year-old would be “America’s first homeschool shooter”.

Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on

The UN has warned about the risk to citizens in the battle-torn city.

'We see it as a threat' - Industrial action possible as Bus Éireann warns of 2,600 job losses

Company CEO Ray Hernan is due to appear before the Oireachtas Transport Committee tomorrow to discuss the matter.

An awful lot of Irish people are feeling less positive about the world following Trump's inauguration

A total of 71% of people said they felt less positive, according to a Claire Byrne Live/Amárach poll

Three men at centre of Dublin Airport human trafficking case to appear in court today

Two Aer Lingus staff were among those arrested at Dublin Airport yesterday.

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Losing interest in the gym? Try these tips for structuring your workout routine

A lot of people wave goodbye to their fitness goals at this time of year but with the right approach you can maintain your enthusiasm, writes David Last.

U-47700 death: 'As we pretend that policing drugs deters users, we can expect more harm, more deaths'

Our drug policy isn’t working and it’s time to embrace a more rational and open approach, writes Dr Garrett McGovern.

Man to be sentenced for sexually abusing his eight-year-old nephew

A “deeply inappropriate” sexual relationship between the accused and an adult in the house had begun when he was 15 years old.

60% of Irish people borrow to pay their household bills

20% borrowed money from family and friends to pay their bills.

Without high-speed broadband, will people return to live in rural Ireland?

The government’s €60-million rural plan aims to create jobs in rural areas, and to encourage people to move out of the Dublin commuter belt, and move back to rural towns.

People smuggling in Ireland: 'We need to ask, why are they taking this route?'

Yesterday, three men were arrested in connection with people smuggling queries – last year, 4,000 people were refused entry at Irish ports.

Yesterday’s News

Search for man who didn't return to tour bus in Clare

The search is due to resume tomorrow morning.

'Children could have been killed': Dissident republicans thought to be behind PSNI officer shooting

A 36-year-old man has now been arrested in connection with the attack.

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.

Drink driver arrested speeding at 130 kph in 50 kilometre zone

The driver is due to appear in court at a later date.


Comreg to investigate why Westport is being plagued by calls for adult chat line

Westport locals were having their phone numbers mixed up with a British adult sex line.

From The42 Leinster head down the road to Aviva Stadium for Champions Cup quarter with Wasps CONFIRMED

Backlash after Ryanair mocks Aer Lingus link to illegal immigrants

The controversial carrier tweeted a couple of posts which many deemed to be offensive.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

New leader of Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland, three arrested over alleged smuggling of immigrants at Dublin Airport and Trump withdraws US from the TPP, it’s the Evening Fix.

Boy seriously injured in crash which took mother's life dies in hospital

Daniel O’Keeffe, 8, passed away at Temple Street Children’s Hospital this afternoon.

Ruth Negga: 'Race was this subject that no one wanted to talk about'

The Irish-Ethiopian actress has had a stellar year – and her latest film, Loving, touches on a subject very close to her heart.

New appeal into murder of man whose partial remains were found in skip two years ago

Over 600 lines of investigation have been carried out to establish how, where, when and why Mark Burke died.

"Sometimes we can disagree with the facts" - the first official press conference of the Trump administration

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters: “Our intention is never to lie to you.”

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We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt unveils squad, Kerry legend retires and today's sport

Meanwhile, Arsene Wenger is charged, Ryan Mason gets a hospital visit from Chelsea pair and Limerick continue their recruitment drive.

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Cork TD says people should pay €6 a year for travel pass to wipe out Bus Éireann deficit

Jim Daly says he would be vehemently opposed to any reductions in rural services.

Debate Room: 'It's only fair that Catholic children are prioritised in Catholic schools'

Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, plans to legislate on the controversial school admissions system soon. But what about the right of minority faiths to prioritise pupils of their faith?

Mater Hospital warns of very long waiting times as 90 patients in emergency department

The hospital is warning people to visit their GP before going to its emergency department.

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her

The man apologised in court for not admitting to abusing his daughter when she was aged between 10-12 years old.

Trump has ordered the withdrawal of the US from the controversial TPP trade deal

He has also signed an order limiting funding of foreign organisations backing abortion.

Gang rape in Sweden 'streamed live on Facebook'

The suspects, aged 18, 20 and 24, were arrested early Sunday in an apartment north of Stockholm.

Man filmed himself sexually assaulting heavily pregnant girlfriend while she slept

The accused told her he had drugged her on occasion because he thought she needed sleep.

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