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Irish - Today’s News

Squatters who 'broke into' pensioner's home ordered to vacate premises by Wednesday

Peter Herron claimed to have a legal right to live in the property because he had possession of it.

Cadbury may shrink the size of its products in Britain due to Brexit

The company may have to pass on the higher cost of doing business by shrinking bar size.

'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland

Not everyone is happy with the new legislation.

A dry weekend has sparked a series of gorse fires across Ireland Summer Sun This post contains videos

A dry weekend has sparked a series of gorse fires across Ireland

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has recorded at least 15 wildfires.

From The42 'I'm disappointed for Munster but I think we have to be happy for Donnacha' Donners

'I'm disappointed for Munster but I think we have to be happy for Donnacha'

Rassie Erasmus says confirmation of Ryan’s move to Racing 92 next season will be a blow.

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor pleads guilty to false imprisonment and threatening to kill a man

Jonathan Dowdall and his father will be sentenced on 28 April.

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

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'An appalling loss of life': Tributes paid to young couple killed in car crash

Delia Keary (18) and Gary Kelly (19) were involved in a two vehicle fatal crash on Friday night.

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Poll: Do you have confidence in the Garda Commissioner?

Sinn Féin will today publish a motion of no confidence in the Nóirín O’Sullivan.

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?

The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.

Man remains in hospital after being run over and shot four times in Dublin

He remains in the Mater Hospital in Dublin where his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

From The42 Munster's Ryan set to earn €300,000 per season with move to Racing 92 Exit

Munster's Ryan set to earn €300,000 per season with move to Racing 92

The 33-year-old is set for a move to the Top 14 this summer.

Man arrested after woman's body (30s) discovered at home in Cork

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Mayfield Garda Station.

Political parties are piling in on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan

Sinn Fein is to publish a motion of no confidence today.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

A three-bed semi-detached house in Dublin now costs an average of €404,167

Ireland’s major cities outside the capital experienced a 2.3% rise in the first quarter and 7.7% on the year.

Rescuers will try to lift the wreckage of Rescue 116 from the sea today

The body of Captain Mark Duffy was recovered from the wreckage of the downed aircraft over the weekend.

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

'Is the situation really as simple as "cash for passports" here in Ireland? Yes, it is'

Offering passports to billionaires is in stark contrast to our treatment of the 4,000 people currently residing in direct provision centres, writes Éilis Ryan.

Stag and hen parties using short-term lets in Dublin are draining units off the rental market

Senator Kevin Humphreys says a growing number of apartment block dwellers are experiencing problems with units being let on renting websites such as AirBnb.

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Man shot in Dublin's north inner city

The shooting is believed to be related to the ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs.

Irish cases of men who killed their partners retold

A TG4 documentary looks at cases where men killed their partners, and asks why this is so common in Irish society.

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

From The42 ‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’ Interview

‘I never enjoyed life outside of football... There’s not much you can do’

Keith Fahey on feeling homesick in England, thriving at St Pat’s and life with Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side.


Hostility between White House and press makes reporters dogged for the truth

While in Washington attending the St Patrick’s Day White House celebrations paid a visit to reporters in the press briefing room.

Gardaí appeal for information after 91-year-old woman struck by car

The elderly pedestrian is in a serious condition at St Vincent’s University Hospital.

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Captain Mark Duffy’s body recovered, talks in the North collapse and a US nightclub shooting had people talking today.

'My baby was never going to look into my face, or yawn or cry for food. She was still'

Grace was with me for just 28 weeks. She was diagnosed with a fatal fetal abnormality but she left me with a lifetime of love, writes Tracey Smith.

Gardaí seize dangerously loaded vehicles as part of Operation Waste

The gardaí described the offence as an “unsafe load”.

'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

Cyclist (50) killed after collision with camper van in Clare

The stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination of the scene.

18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Enda Kenny should step aside as Brexit Minister when he leaves office - poll

The poll also showed strong support for a united Ireland to avoid a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.

With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events

The average visitor spends more than €1,500 on accommodation and other needs.

'With mental illness comes a different kind of mothering and different worries'

Finding that middle ground between idealistic and realistic mothering can be very difficult, writes Grace Vaughan.

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