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Dublin: 22 °C Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish - Today’s News

11-year-old girl struck by car in south Dublin suburb last night

She is receiving treatment at Crumlin Children’s Hospital today.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The weather, homelessness and Manchester had people talking today.

'What the f**k do you think we're here for?': Woman says Tinder date raped her in mountains

The woman said the accused left her on an isolated rural road before returning and raping her.

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

Elderly couple in their 80s found dead at their home in Armagh

A man, aged 40, has been arrested.

'Questions need to be asked' after outbreak of superbug at Dublin hospital

The CPE superbig was identified in Tallaght Hospital in mid-2015.

From The42 As it happened: Cork City v Shamrock Rovers, SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Updates

As it happened: Cork City v Shamrock Rovers, SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

The league leaders look to extend their undefeated run as they welcome the Hoops to Turner’s Cross.

Irish Muslim accused of funding ISIS refused bail

The judge said the refusal was necessary.

'Sonia paid for an error of judgement with her life' - family of murder victim urge caution on social media

Sonia Blount was murdered by Eric Locke at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght, after being lured there by a fake Facebook profile, in 2014.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

They’ve been far too easy the past few weeks.

Fake news, Facebook and Donald Trump: Why do just a quarter of Irish people trust the media?

Research has shown that public trust in the media is at a record low across the world.

Fisherman missing, another rescued after vessel sinks off coast of Skerries

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

Irish cancer research gets a boost with its first ever brain tumour biobank

It is one of only a handful of its kind in Europe.

Irish customs have seized 200,000 fidget spinners as a warning goes out to parents

Consumers are being warned about fake fidget spinners.

Motorists warned about 'greasy roads' as heavy rain forecast for weekend

RSA CEO Moyagh Murdock warned that roads are more slippery when it rains after a dry spell.

The East Link Bridge in Dublin was stuck upright for nearly an hour this morning

The bridge malfunctioned and went into fail safe mode, causing it to descend very, very slowly.

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount

Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.

Man and woman appear in court in connection with Clondalkin drugs seizure

The pair were arrested in the wake of a seizure by gardaí of €470,000 worth of drugs and cash yesterday.

Gardaí catch driver travelling 51km/h over the limit in crackdown on speeding

Gardaí said the speed of 34,000 vehicles were checked this morning all across the country.

Poll: Do you try to include something positive in your day every day? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you try to include something positive in your day every day?

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

From The42 Irish goalkeeping great Shay Given could be set to retire after release from Stoke Wave Goodbye

Irish goalkeeping great Shay Given could be set to retire after release from Stoke

The Donegal native made five Premier League appearances this season.

University presidents showed 'arrogance' when questioned about financial misconduct, claims TD

An RTÉ Investigates show aired last night which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

Fine Gael has overtaken Fianna Fáil for first time since general election

30% of people supported Fine Gael, while Fianna Fáil came in at 27%.

Poll: Which party would you vote for in the UK general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which party would you vote for in the UK general election?

Latest polls show Theresa May’s Conservative Party still have a commanding lead over Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

'Everyone is in total shock' - Investigation continuing into tragic death of baby girl in Tipperary

The baby girl was found unresponsive in a vehicle in Dundrum village yesterday afternoon.

From The42 'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret' Munch

'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret'

He should look back on it with a huge sense of pride but Shane Byrne’s memories of the 2005 Lions tour are skewed by the disappointment of a series defeat.

Man due in court over fatal stabbing of man in Limerick

Calo Carpaci (58) died after he received stab wounds in an assault in Limerick.

Good while it lasted - the weather is set to take a turn for the wetter this evening

Things are about to get thundery, and temperatures are set to fall a good bit too.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Record high: There are over 2,700 children and almost 5,000 adults homeless in Ireland

The number of homeless people has more than doubled since December 2014.

'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy'

Lurking among the heartfelt outpourings of grief for victims at the Manchester Evening News Arena were trolls posting fake reports, writes Alan Keane.

Gardaí will be out checking in force today as part of Operation Slow Down

The initiative last year saw 927 people caught for speeding.

Setanta Insurance customers waiting on claim payouts will have to wait some more

The Supreme Court yesterday made a significant court ruling about the wound up insurer.

'When you concrete over nature, it's not going to come back'

A group objecting to plans for Dublin’s Hellfire Club is to meet at the site this Sunday.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

'We're privileged to be electing the next party leader and the next Taoiseach' Round One This post contains a poll

'We're privileged to be electing the next party leader and the next Taoiseach'

Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar went head-to-head in the first Fine Gael husting.

Walkers apologises after competition saw Gary Lineker holding pictures of serial killers and paedophiles

Walkers has deleted the offensive videos, but most have been preserved by quick-off-the-mark Twitter users.

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

Annalise Murphy among athletes who are returning their Olympic medals

Some of the Olympic medals are rusting, flaking and turning black.

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