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Today’s News

Taylor Swift gigs had highest garda bill for event policing this year

The organisation has collected almost €1 million from organisers to cover policing at concerts, sports matches and other events.

Yesterday’s News

'Really shocking': Motorists use deceased parents' permits to park in disabled bays

In just one year of a garda operation to crack down on fraudulent use of these permits, 80 people were prosecuted.

From The42 'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football' LOI Legends

'My mother told me to stick with the butcher's trade as she said I'd need it more than the football'

Former St Patrick’s Athletic, Bohemians and Derry City striker Joe Lawless looks back on his playing days.

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection, study finds

That alienating vibe also makes sleep-deprived individuals more socially unattractive to others.

Journalist Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run for presidency

O’Doherty made the announcement on social media this evening.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From The42 'I didn't really sleep last night because I visualised scoring a goal on All-Ireland final day' Super Sub Shane

'I didn't really sleep last night because I visualised scoring a goal on All-Ireland final day'

It was a special moment for Shane Dowling as Limerick’s breakthrough arrived.

Skip leg day because your DNA says so: Hear about the future of fitness in our latest podcast

From DNA tests to exercise pills, this is what staying in shape could look like in a few decades time.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what had people talking today.

'What a rush': Getting front and centre at the most dangerous sport event on Earth

Irish photographer Donal Moloney was the only non-Italian this year to capture the drama of the ancient Calcio Storico, ‘a mixture of soccer, rugby and attempted murder’.

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here for you from 6am

Every college, every course. Get all the details first thing tomorrow.

'I put the van into reverse to escape this hell': The week in quotes

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

'You can pick up a song in a week': Why Irish people love the ukulele

We talked to the founder of the Ukulele Hooley event, Tony Boland.

British woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Croatia

The 46-year-old told reporters she fell off the back of the ship.

From The42 Champs at last! Limerick end 45-year wait for All-Ireland hurling glory Limerick Leaders

Champs at last! Limerick end 45-year wait for All-Ireland hurling glory

A remarkable finale in Croke Park before Limerick won out by a point.

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

Trump lashes out at Russia probe as 'McCarthyism'

Trump’s Twitter storm was set off by a front-page report in the New York Times implying that McGahn had turned on him.

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

Woman attacked with metal bar in early hours of morning in Antrim

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

Childcare costs up 5.5% nationwide: Here's a county-by-county breakdown

The survey found that Longford had the lowest monthly costs at €650.

Over 130 kilos of cocaine worth €10 million destined for Ireland seized in Costa Rica

Gardaí are liaising with their Costa Rican counterparts over the seizure.

Genoa death toll hits 43 as search for answers ramps up

Rescuers confirmed today that they had found the remains believed to be of a missing family inside a car extracted from the rubble of the viaduct.

Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert

WinStar World Casino and Resort said about 150 patrons did not evacuate when the storm hit with 128 kph winds.

Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood

It’s the first Hollywood movie in a quarter of a century to feature an majority-Asian cast — a feat not matched since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

Man arrested after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three

The man in his 20s presented himself to gardaí in Ballyshannon.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

Confusion among Dublin residents over widespread road closures for Pope's visit

Some residents told us that they haven’t been informed how the closures will affect them across the weekend.

Photos: Entire villages swept away as southern Indian state stricken by floods

More than 350 people have died in the floods.

Poll: Do you do the lotto? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you do the lotto?

The cost of buying a ticket with Lotto Plus is set to rise.

From The42 Analysis: 5 key questions that will shape today's All-Ireland hurling final Expert View

Analysis: 5 key questions that will shape today's All-Ireland hurling final

The42 analyst Tommy Dunne breaks down some key factors to look out for in Croke Park this afternoon.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Man in his 20s arrested after cash and drugs bust in Drimnagh

Cocaine, cannabis and cash were seized in yesterday’s afternoon search of a house in the area.

Sitdown Sunday: The poisoning of a Russian double agent

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'

The principal of the school used by Palestinian children in Susya makes a direct appeal to the Irish government to support them.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police

UK, Moroccan and Spanish nationals have also been arrested in connection with drug trafficking.

'Everyone was so panicked': Irish woman caught up in Indonesian earthquake reveals local devastation

More than 400 people were killed and thousands injured in the disaster earlier this month.

'I feel like I'm doing something for him that I never got the chance to do when he was around'

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly on the recent World Cup success and going back in time to pay tribute to her father.

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