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Irish - Today’s News

Motorcyclist (49) killed in Wicklow traffic collision

The fatal collision took place on the N81 near Blessington last night.

Poll: Should Ireland's water services be publicly owned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland's water services be publicly owned?

The Government has agreed to a referendum on whether or not Ireland’s water utility should be publicly owned.

Manchester father (26) sentenced to life after murdering 8-month-old son at their home

The child’s mother was found guilty of causing or allowing his death and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Legendary commentator Jimmy Magee has died, and 224 dead in Mexican quake – it’s the 9 at 9.

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Status yellow weather warning in place for Munster, Leinster, Cavan and Monaghan

Heavy rain with risk of spot flooding is forecast for today.

Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist

The former banker and a father-of-four was also an ex-gay porn actor.

Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82 RIP

Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82

Magee, much beloved for his ‘Memory Man’ persona, had been ill for some time.

Family of Irish man who died alone in Manchester located after appeal

John Joseph O’Brien died at his home in Hulme in Manchester earlier this year.

Ageism at work: '42% of employers believe there's an upper age limit for customer facing roles'

But the solution to stereotyping is not simply to keep increasing the pension age, writes Justin Moran.

Want to buy-up pieces of old Dublin? Today's your chance

Original seats from the Stella Cinema in Rathmines are also up for grabs.

Parcel Motel depot emptied by thieves in Dublin

The incident happened in the early hours of yesterday morning.

From The42 14 for Galway and 11 for Waterford in 2017 All-Star hurling nominations Leading Lights

14 for Galway and 11 for Waterford in 2017 All-Star hurling nominations

Cork, Tipperary, Wexford, Kilkenny and Clare also have nominees.

A referendum on the Eighth will be shaped by these 22 politicians. Here are their views on abortion

An Oireachtas committee meets for the first time in public today.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Man charged after boy (8) finds pipe bomb under prison officer’s car

Mark O’Shea spoke only once during today’s court hearing.

Man dies after being overcome by fumes in industrial accident

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

From The42 Republic of Ireland overcome the North to get World Cup qualifying campaign off to winning start Report This post contains videos

Republic of Ireland overcome the North to get World Cup qualifying campaign off to winning start

Man City full-back Megan Campbell proved influential on the night, as Colin Bell oversaw his first competitive victory.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Skeletal remains found in Clare, shooting in Dublin and Trump’s threat to destroy North Korea.

Tribunal hears details of fight between garda whistleblower and partner that led to 999 call

Marisa Simms said Keith Harrison was “out of control” but later withdrew this statement.

From The42 'You do wonder because that was arguably the greatest opportunity of all time' Missed Chance

'You do wonder because that was arguably the greatest opportunity of all time'

Former Mayo manager John Maughan doesn’t believe in a curse but he’s struggling to digest another All-Ireland final loss.

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

Skeletal remains wash up on seashore in Clare

Walkers found the remains on rocks this afternoon.

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years Public Transport This post contains a poll

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

The Leap card was first rolled out in 2011.

'I left school early at 16. Now I'm a mature student at 51 - it's never too late to go to college'

Deirdre O’Regan is 51 and in her final year of her degree. She went back to college after 30 years – here’s her story.

Government considering sending its private jet to bring Ibrahim Halawa home

Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted by a court in Egypt yesterday.

Last Georgian mansion built in Dublin to be regenerated despite opposition

Two five-storey office blocks are to be built on either side of the house.

Fire which led to hospitalisation of woman and three children being treated as suspicious

The fire broke out in a block of flats in Inchicore last night.

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears

Sean Sweeney and his son Tyler Joyce were found dead in 10 inches of water on Easter Sunday 2016.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Family living without running water sue Donegal County Council after it deferred housing support

The Traveller family had been told that they presented a risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour.

Government pledges to take on landlords who are trying to 'get around' rent control rules

Nationally, the average rent across all properties in Q2 stood at €1,017 – which is €63 higher than the same period last year.

Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died

The Inspector of Prisons has said the people who failed in their duties in the man’s care should be held to account.

From The42 'I'd say fair play to Keegan for even thinking about it, to be honest with you' ThingsLeeDid

'I'd say fair play to Keegan for even thinking about it, to be honest with you'

Former Kildare captain Johnny Doyle gives his honest assessment of the GPS-throwing incident during Sunday’s All-Ireland.

Sinn Féin expels three Wicklow councillors from party

One of the councillors, Gerry O’Neill, first heard the news from an RTÉ journalist.

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term

Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships this afternoon.

Flight cancellations: Why is Ryanair switching its calendar year?

Michael O’Leary has denied that the loss of Ryanair pilots to rival airlines is partly to blame for hundreds of flight cancellations.

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

Poll: Will you tune into TV3 for the debut of The Tonight Show? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune into TV3 for the debut of The Tonight Show?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'Too many people are being left behind': Calls to make housing a priority in the Budget

The Simon Community launched its ‘No One Left Behind’ campaign yesterday.

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