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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Today’s News

Everything you need to know about the new Irish-produced Netflix series written by George R R Martin

Netflix’s new series Nightflyers was filmed in Limerick’s Troy studios.

The 8 at 8: Wednesday

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

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort Prep

Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort

The national squad had a successful camp in Spain before last year’s Grand Slam.

British family to be deported after outraging New Zealanders with alleged spree of bad behaviour

In a radio interview, the mayor of Auckland said the family are “worse than pigs”.

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Appeal to find teenage boy missing from Offaly

Lukas Matulionis was last seen when he left his house yesterday morning.

One in three UN workers have been sexual harassed in the past two years

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said there are “some sobering statistics” in the new report.

Despite largest government defeat in modern British history, May looks set to survive confidence vote

The Conservative Party and the DUP will back her, but Europe has warned “time is almost up”.

'Brextinct' and 'historic humiliation': UK papers lambast May after huge defeat

Criticism of the prime minister was scathing ahead of the confidence vote today.

FAMILY MAGAZINE
'In truth I was scared of the kids' reactions': One mum on navigating a divorce with three young children

'Gillette rejecting sexism just means that being outrageously sexist is now bad for business'

Gillette does not deserve our applause, and indeed it would be wise for us to view such campaigns with some caution, writes Éilis Ryan.

15 people die in Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

Children's hospital board would follow the same strategy again despite cost overruns

The final project cost is €1.4 billion – €450 million higher than the 2017 figure.

'No deal? No problem': A street-side view of Britain's great Brexit battle

“If this was 500 years ago, there’d be a civil war and we’d be stabbing each other with spikes!” one Leave voter said.

FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish' population from 2040 onward?

It’s been claimed that Project Ireland 2040 will lead to a decline in Ireland’s native population – but is this true?

Yesterday’s News

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex Kenya This post contains videos

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex

Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Have you seen Eric? Gardaí appeal for information over missing 15-year-old

Eric McLoughlin was last seen at around 3.45pm on O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1.

'El Chapo' boasted of paying $100m bribe to former Mexican president, trial hears

Alex Cifuentes spoke about the alleged bribe to President Ernesto Pena Nieto during his testimony today in Guzman’s trial in New York.

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

Barbara Thomas sued Spin Roller Disco Limited, Spin Building, Walkinstown, Dublin.

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After tonight's shellacking, for how long more can Theresa May survive?

Her government suffered a monumental defeat.

Ireland to intensify preparations for a disorderly Brexit

A Government statement said it regretted the outcome of tonight’s House of Commons vote.

As it happened: Thumping defeat for Theresa May as she loses Brexit vote by 230

May’s bid was defeated by a margin of 202 to 432.

From The42 Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking Analysis

Stockdale's finishing skills reward Ulster's clever set-piece thinking

The northern province scored three tries from set-piece platforms against Racing 92 last weekend.

Gardaí in Dublin renew appeal for missing 18-year-old Dylan Keogh

Gardaí believe he was last seen in the Clontarf area last Friday, 11 January, between 9.30pm and 10.30pm.

Master of High Court defends breaking windows in Four Courts with hammer

Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan claimed there were issues with ventilation in the room.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit deal gets defeated, a gunfight in Nairobi and Varadkar says he’s not going vegan – it’s your evening fix.

Hundreds of Hondurans set off in new migrant caravan towards US

Trump tweeted today that “only a wall, or steel barrier, will keep our country safe”.

Theresa May's Brexit deal crushed in House of Commons by 432 votes to 202

May now faces a no confidence vote in Westminster tomorrow.

From The42 Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad Ireland's Call

Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad

Joe Schmidt will unveil his squad for the Grand Slam defence tomorrow, but there is precious little room for new faces.

Harris tells public and pharmacies NOT to stockpile medicines for no-deal Brexit

The Irish government published contingency plans on medicines, transport and the Common Travel Area.

Man allegedly thrown down rubbish chute suffered 'gruesome death', court hears

David O’Loughlin (31) denies the murder of 59-year-old Liam Manley.

'Get in here now!' - Activists lament low turnout at Yellow Vest Ireland-supported Dáil protest

The protest between 3pm and 6pm attracted a handful of supporters.

Nurses' strike, hospital costs and housing: Leo questioned about the big problems facing him in 2019

Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty said the staff of Irish hospitals have acted with responsibility and in a mature manner and stated that the government has decided to “disengage”.

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner

Matthew Kelly pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his ex-partner on 17 November 2017.

From The42 Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers Analysis

Martin O'Neill and the fate of 9 other former Ireland managers

A number of coaches have struggled after leaving the Boys in Green hotseat.

185-bedroom Vicar Street hotel given green light by DCC despite local objections

In total, 12 objections have been lodged against the plan.

Carrickmines rescue attempts: 'I found Sylvia and Thomas but I couldn't lift them'

Yesterday the jury was told safety guidelines did not apply to the site as it had originally been intended as a temporary housing solution.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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