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Today’s News

Dublin City Council plotting €200 million funding for 'below market rent' apartment blocks

The proposed initial site for the Cost Rental Residential Project would be in Ballymun.

Yesterday’s News

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate

Pro-government Turkish media have repeatedly claimed that Khashoggi was tortured and decapitated by a Saudi hit squad.

Facebook hires former UK Deputy Prime Minister Clegg to head up global policy

Nick Clegg served as Deputy Prime Minister of the UK between 2010 and 2015.

'I didn't want to be witness to a young life being taken': State honours courageous citizens with National Bravery Awards Courage This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be witness to a young life being taken': State honours courageous citizens with National Bravery Awards

The ceremony took place in Farmleigh House in the Phoenix Park and honoured people across the whole country who risked “their own safety to protect their fellow citizens”.

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

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From The42 Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach Stephen's Day

Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach

The former Mayo boss will work as part of Declan Bonner’s management team in 2019.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Met Éireann, Peter Casey and the Irish border hit the headlines today.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Sean Gallagher

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says it’s his job to hammer home what’s at stake for Ireland by being “polite but firm”.

Delays on Maynooth rail line after driver crashes through level crossing

The incident occurred this evening at 5:25pm.

'Local Hero': A new documentary revisits a Kildare farmer's battle with the state

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid is showing at selected cinemas now.

From The42 Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader Titletown

Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader

Tennyson came in smack bang on the 130-pound limit for his first ever world title fight, while Taylor comfortably made 135 as per usual.

169 jobs to go following Dundalk food plant closure

The company has said it faced “some serious business” challenges in recent months.

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Too much pi will give you a large circumference……

'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway

The PSNI said it has removed the banner and launched an investigation into the incident.

Gardaí catch 133 vehicles over the speed limit so far on National Slow Day

The 24-hour operation remains in place until 7am tomorrow.

At least 50 dead after train strikes crowd in India

A similar number have been rushed to hospital.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Physical restraint and seclusion used in 79% of in-patient mental health services

This is according to the Mental Health Commission who are calling for a reduction in the use of restrictive practices

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far

These are the key facts in an episode that is threatening relations between Saudi Arabia and the West.

From The42 Cullen acutely aware of outside interest in Leinster talent as he wishes McCarthy well Breeding Ground

Cullen acutely aware of outside interest in Leinster talent as he wishes McCarthy well

The 23-year-old scrum-half has agreed a move to Munster next season.

'He's trying to raise his profile': Tánaiste dubs Casey's campaign as 'irresponsible politics'

Peter Casey says he will take the weekend to consider if he will continue in the race.

Gardaí seize cannabis herb worth €325,000 and drug paraphernalia in Sligo

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

Diary trawl unearths more meetings between former Communications Minister and David McCourt

Denis Naughten resigned last week over revelations that he met with the businessman four times.

Peter Casey to 'think carefully about whether to continue' in presidential race

Casey has been sharply criticised for his comments about Travellers in recent days.

'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.

370% increase in demand for homeless organisation's services since 2010

Novas supported 4,572 people in 2017, an increase of 29% from the previous year.

Children are being trafficked into Ireland by their own families for exploitation by the sex trade

The majority of the ringleaders of child trafficking into the EU are female according to Europol.

Sky plays down suggestion that channels may be pulled in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit

Broadcasters including Discovery, Disney and Viacom could be pulled from Irish viewers in 2019 if they fall foul of EU law.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos? Underage Drinking This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos?

A judge in Cork made the recommendation after three organisations sought new licences.

Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life - and her own safety

Meng Hongwei, also a Chinese vice public security minister, went missing on a trip to China last month.

From The42 'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster New Beginnings

'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster

Having spent his entire playing and coaching career with the province, the former full-back moved to Bath earlier this year.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

Almost 10,000 over-75s left lying on trolleys for more than 24 hours in first eight months of year

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly said the situation is far worse than last year.

'By the way, never wrestle him': Trump praises congressman who bodyslammed journalist

The US President said the fact that Greg Gianforte had attacked a journalist had helped his chances of election.

Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'

Barry Dunning lives in Indonesia and has seen how much of a role religion plays in people’s lives in Asia.

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