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Irish - Today’s News

Burglar slaps woman in face before stealing money and wedding ring

The woman is said to be “badly shocked” after the incident.

From The42 LIVE: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final Liveblog

LIVE: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final

We’re going minute-by-minute as the action unfolds in Bordeaux, with the winner joining Leinster in the Bilbao final on 12 May.

From The42 The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger Early Days

The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger

Graham Barrett recalls his former manager and his time as a youngster at Arsenal.

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 48

A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”

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'Typical April weather' is on the way

Many areas have enjoyed sunshine in recent days.

Man rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Temple Bar

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

A referendum will take place on 25 May.

'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged'

The Paint Your Bump campaign is running next week to encourage women to speak about the difficulties of motherhood.

From The42 'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest Big Man

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

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FactCheck: Is the 'Martinelli' virus real and can it hack your phone through Whatsapp?

Commonly shared around WhatsApp groups, it portends great doom coming to your phone.

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your favourite political party leader?

Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country.

A new website aims to help people locate their stolen items

Items on the site include vehicles, household items, bikes, and farm machinery.

Sitdown Sunday: Doctors told her she was 'just fat' - she actually had cancer

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Fix it like Finland: 'Nowadays there isn’t a single rough sleeper on Helsinki streets'

The government could replicate the necessary conditions for a Finnish style turnaround, writes Jack Maguire.

€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned

The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings

The council said this is a long-standing policy, but it recently contacted councillors to remind them of its existence after a public meeting in Baldoyle.

From The42 Munster not thinking about all-Irish final before facing the heat in Bordeaux Showtime

Munster not thinking about all-Irish final before facing the heat in Bordeaux

Peter O’Mahony and his side have a big hurdle in front of them in the shape of Racing 92.

'There are horses across the main N2 road, at Darndale, and they are in bits'

It’s not as bad as it was years ago but residents in Dublin still see problems with unlicensed horses.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

From The42 'We're part of something really special and winning is such a great feeling' Greed Is Good

'We're part of something really special and winning is such a great feeling'

Greed is driving Leinster’s quest to add a fourth European star to the club’s crest after they dispatched Scarlets with a ruthless semi-final display.

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

Services giant Noonan brands 32c pay hike for workers 'out of kilter'

The multimillion-euro company brought five employees before the Labour Court.

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

'He was kind, loving and sometimes he could be very happy': Tribute to a brother who died on the streets

There have been at least 15 reported deaths of homeless people in the past seven months – here are two of their stories.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt

We joined the trail in Drogheda and Ratoath with Save the 8th and Together for Yes.

'Living with a longterm illness gives you this way of viewing the world'

Visual artist Katie Moore has created a piece based on Catherine Corless’s Tuam Mother and Baby Home discovery.

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish food?

How much do you know about the foods we scoff?

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

North Korea to halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, Fine Gael launched its referendum campaign and we had some serious sunshine – it’s the Evening Fix.

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

From The42 Herrera the hero at Wembley as Man United book FA Cup final spot Finalists

Herrera the hero at Wembley as Man United book FA Cup final spot

Ander Herrera scored a brilliant second-half winner as Jose Mourinho’s side defeated Tottenham.

Deleting Facebook: 'I wouldn’t date someone who wasn't on Facebook. They have secrets'

But when you leave Facebook, your attention span increases. You look around you. You notice things, writes Amanda Geard.

How many people are we working in the not-for-profit sector in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people said they are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment?

At a time when Ireland's industry was on its knees, we became surprising trailblazers in car making

A new book is highlighting a “forgotten” story of Ireland’s journey to modernity.

Appeal for witnesses after Roscommon bank robbery

Four men wearing balaclavas and gloves entered the bank, one man was believed to be armed with a handgun.

Smallville actress charged for alleged sex trafficking role in cult-like group

Women were recruited to the purported self-help group which forced them to have sex with its leader.

From The42 Five-star Leinster book their ticket to Bilbao with scintillating victory over Scarlets Marching On

Five-star Leinster book their ticket to Bilbao with scintillating victory over Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s side were at their brilliant best at the Aviva Stadium to cruise through to next month’s Champions Cup final.

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%

Researchers also found that those with a traumatic brain injury were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease an average of two years earlier than those without.

'We still wrong women in Ireland today': Fine Gael launch referendum campaign

Meanwhile, an event organised by Doctors for Life heard the Eighth Amendment hasn’t impinged on how doctors and nurses deliver healthcare.

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