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Irish - Today’s News

Woman arrested in connection with fatal shooting of young man

Jamie Tighe Ennis was shot dead in Dublin in October 2017.

Man jailed for eight years for attempting to murder four children

A judge imposed a 12-year sentence but suspended the final four years.

From The42 Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight What A Fight

Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight

If the price was right, Cecilia Braekhus would even relinquish her four world title belts for a groundbreaking fight with Taylor.

Two arrests after large amount of stolen car parts seized

The parts were recovered in Meath and Kildare, gardaí said.

Justice Minister apologises to whistleblower Maurice McCabe on behalf of the State

Justice Peter Charleton found there was a “campaign of calumny” to smear Garda McCabe.

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight

A new report published today noted similar findings among parents of obese children.

Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub

Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Canada is going for it from today.

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May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Michael D Higgins polling twice as well as rest of field, and complaints against Pat Kenny over the Eighth rejected – it’s the 9 at 9.

From The42 Sacking Martin O'Neill would be a short-term solution to a long-term problem Talking Point

Sacking Martin O'Neill would be a short-term solution to a long-term problem

The ultimate results manager has overseen a run of just one victory in his last nine matches.

Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?'

On TheJournal.ie’s The Candidate podcast, Duffy said that he and the other Dragons were not “in cahoots”.

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED

Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.

Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork

The announcement will bring the total number of Voxpro jobs in Cork and Dublin to 3,000.

Develop national protocol on smartphone and social media use, mental health committee says

A policy should be developed alongside parents and young people, according to the Oireachtas joint committee.

Gay cake case: How the court tried to reach a fair balance between competing rights

There has been much debate and anger, some of it stemming from a misunderstanding of the Supreme Court decision, writes Aoife McMahon.

Affordable homes to be built on private lands through 'quid pro quo' negotiations

Cork City Council officials will state today most active sector for construction is for student accommodation.

Teachers will be allowed work beyond 70 in their final school year under new law

Under current rules, those working in the public service must retire from their job at age 65.

‘I knew I'd never do anything as important again’: Wood Quay Archaeologist over 40 years on

One of the most controversial events of the 1970s the bulldozing of Dublin’s Wood Quay is the subject of a new TG4 documentary.

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI

The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment

We’ve asked the six nominees why they are running and where they stand on a number of important issues.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Almost €1m worth of cocaine, heroin and cannabis seized in Dublin

Three men aged in their 30s, 40s and 60s, are being detained at two Dublin Garda stations in connection with the incident.

Clontarf flood defence measures set to cost €10 million

Dublin City Council plans to build flood defence barriers along 3.3 kilometres of coast, seven years after the ‘Clontarf Wall’ controversy.

From The42 Defiant Martin O'Neill brushes off questions about his future as Ireland manager Reaction This post contains videos

Defiant Martin O'Neill brushes off questions about his future as Ireland manager

It was another disappointing night at the Aviva, with the Boys in Green beaten 1-0 by Wales.

Man (20s) wounded in face and neck in Finglas stabbing

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Northern Irish writer Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize

The judges praised Milkman for its “surprising and immersive prose”.

From The42 Defeat to weakened Wales increases pressure on Ireland boss Martin O'Neill Flash Harry

Defeat to weakened Wales increases pressure on Ireland boss Martin O'Neill

A second-half free-kick from Harry Wilson made the difference tonight in Dublin.

Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween

Teams for the the two parties are set to meet next week about renewing the agreement.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast

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

Woman suspected of slicing civil servant’s throat goes on trial

Laura Kenna attacked Fionnuala Burke on Drumcondra Road Lower on 2 January 2017.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit deadlock, presidential claims, and the Stormy Daniels lawsuit – here’s what made the headlines.

Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill

The government said it has established its own working group to assess the issue.

Maths Week: Your Tuesday puzzle

Sum Like it Hot.

FactCheck: How does President Michael D Higgins pay for his dog grooming bills?

Businessman Peter Casey has repeatedly claimed that Bród and Síoda’s grooming bills are paid for using public money – but is this true?

Locals express disgust after fire at 'iconic' former parochial house in Limerick

A garda source said the fire was being treated as “suspicious”.

'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said solidarity with Ireland is as strong as ever.

RTÉ Áras debate heckler says she filled in audience form accurately to get on the show

Norma Burke, AKA, Bunty Twuntingdon McFluff, said she had a “Jennifer Lawrence moment” as she tried to leave the audience.

From The42 Robinson and O'Brien selected in Ireland's team to face Wales Storm Callum

Robinson and O'Brien selected in Ireland's team to face Wales

Martin O’Neill has freshened up his attacking options for this evening’s Uefa Nations League clash.

Two assailants sought by gardaí after shooting in Clondalkin

A man in his 30s was injured in the shooting.

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