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#Breaking

# breaking - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Luis Enrique announces he will quit as Barcelona boss at end of the season
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Luis Enrique announces he will quit as Barcelona boss at end of the season

Mar 1st 2017, 9:21 PM 18,407 Views 35 Comments

The news came minutes after his side had just put six past Sporting Dijon to move to the top of the La Liga table.

# breaking - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

RTÉ will continue making children's TV programmes in 2017
# Breaking
# Breaking

RTÉ will continue making children's TV programmes in 2017

Feb 1st 2017, 1:50 PM 10,848 Views 38 Comments

However, it’s understood the programming will be minimal and there are no guarantees beyond this year.

# breaking - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election
# Breaking
# Breaking

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

Jan 19th 2017, 5:59 PM 60,111 Views 150 Comments

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

# breaking - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital

Jan 18th 2017, 3:56 PM 25,928 Views 6 Comments

Foul play is not suspected.

# breaking - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Joey Barton charged with allegedly betting on 44 football matches in two-month period
# Trouble Ahead
From The42
# Trouble Ahead

Joey Barton charged with allegedly betting on 44 football matches in two-month period

Oct 5th 2016, 4:24 PM 18,504 Views 31 Comments

The midfielder has been charged by the Scottish Football Association.

# breaking - Monday 5 September, 2016

Ireland's World Cup qualifier gets the green light despite heavy rain in Belgrade
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Ireland's World Cup qualifier gets the green light despite heavy rain in Belgrade

Sep 5th 2016, 6:35 PM 32,425 Views 37 Comments

A pitch inspection took place at the Red Star Stadium this evening and the surface has been deemed playable.

# breaking - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Child (6) injured after man stabs Swiss train passengers and sets carriage on fire
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Child (6) injured after man stabs Swiss train passengers and sets carriage on fire

Aug 13th 2016, 5:41 PM 22,454 Views 114 Comments

The train was travelling between Buchs and Sennwald in Switzerland.

# breaking - Friday 22 April, 2016

10 headlines that could only happen in Louth
# The Wee County
From The Daily Edge
# The Wee County

10 headlines that could only happen in Louth

Apr 22nd 2016, 9:30 PM 7,886 Views 2 Comments

Only in Louth.

# breaking - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport
# El Bakraoui Brothers
# El Bakraoui Brothers

Third suspected Brussels attacker on the run after 'leaving biggest bomb' in airport

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:55 PM 67,526 Views 98 Comments

All three suicide bombers have now been identified.

# breaking - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Vautour in late switch from Cheltenham Gold Cup to Ryanair Chase
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Vautour in late switch from Cheltenham Gold Cup to Ryanair Chase

Mar 15th 2016, 9:02 AM 3,889 Views 2 Comments

Owner Rich Ricci confirmed the news this morning.

# breaking - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Sunderland's Irish CEO resigns, admits to having known Adam Johnson kissed 15-year-old girl
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Sunderland's Irish CEO resigns, admits to having known Adam Johnson kissed 15-year-old girl

Mar 8th 2016, 3:36 PM 26,053 Views 0 Comments

The Armagh-born administrator had been under the spotlight regarding how much she knew about the former player’s relationship with a minor.

# breaking - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Suspended Uefa chief Platini throws in the towel in Fifa presidential race
# On The Defence
From The42
# On The Defence

Suspended Uefa chief Platini throws in the towel in Fifa presidential race

Jan 7th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,541 Views 17 Comments

The Frenchman has confirmed he is to pull out from the election to become the new head of world football.

# breaking - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Man dies following shooting outside pub on Blackhorse Avenue in Dublin
# Cumiskey's Pub
# Cumiskey's Pub

Man dies following shooting outside pub on Blackhorse Avenue in Dublin

Dec 30th 2015, 10:40 PM 102,783 Views 99 Comments

A burnt out car was found near the scene.

# breaking - Friday 4 December, 2015

'Stay away from headlands, piers and cliffs': All you need to know about Storm Desmond
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

'Stay away from headlands, piers and cliffs': All you need to know about Storm Desmond

Dec 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 153,919 Views 109 Comments

The ‘red alert’ weather warning kicked in at 6pm.

# breaking - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping
# Breaking
# Breaking

Family found safe and well after tiger kidnapping

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:03 PM 99,513 Views 66 Comments

A ransom was handed over.

# breaking - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school
# Trollhatten
# Trollhatten

Man wearing Star Wars mask and brandishing sword kills teacher at Swedish school

Oct 22nd 2015, 11:13 PM 33,141 Views 165 Comments

The sword-wielding attacker has been shot by police.

Stand-off at house in Meath comes to a close
# Meath
# Meath

Stand-off at house in Meath comes to a close

Oct 22nd 2015, 10:08 PM 43,452 Views 6 Comments

The incident has been unfolding in Co Meath since 5.30pm this evening.

# breaking - Thursday 15 October, 2015

After one year in jail, Oscar Pistorius will be released on Tuesday
# Breaking
# Breaking

After one year in jail, Oscar Pistorius will be released on Tuesday

Oct 15th 2015, 1:25 PM 10,138 Views 29 Comments

The paralympian, found guilty of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released later this month.

# breaking - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Man who helped stop terror attack on French train stabbed
# United States
# United States

Man who helped stop terror attack on French train stabbed

Oct 8th 2015, 5:49 PM 35,886 Views 26 Comments

Spencer Stone is in a “stable condition”.

# breaking - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college
# Umpqua
# Umpqua

Death toll rises in mass shooting at Oregon college

Oct 1st 2015, 11:13 PM 96,016 Views 225 Comments

The suspected gunman is dead.

# breaking - Friday 25 September, 2015

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Sep 25th 2015, 3:34 PM 12,767 Views 34 Comments

Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.

# breaking - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Death toll from Muslim pilgrimage tragedy reaches 717
# Huge Stampede
# Huge Stampede

Death toll from Muslim pilgrimage tragedy reaches 717

Sep 24th 2015, 10:57 PM 45,668 Views 217 Comments

The stampede broke out during the symbolic ‘stoning of the devil’ ritual. Hundreds more have been injured.

# breaking - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Six Irish students die after balcony collapses in Berkeley, California
# J1
# J1

Six Irish students die after balcony collapses in Berkeley, California

Jun 16th 2015, 1:08 PM 183,928 Views 92 Comments

As many as nine were seriously injured.

# breaking - Friday 12 June, 2015

Man dies after being shot eight times in Blanchardstown double shooting
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Man dies after being shot eight times in Blanchardstown double shooting

Jun 12th 2015, 11:12 PM 66,875 Views 71 Comments

Another man was injured in the incident.

# breaking - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Twitter's embattled CEO is stepping down
# Dick Costolo
# Dick Costolo

Twitter's embattled CEO is stepping down

Jun 11th 2015, 9:24 PM 13,329 Views 16 Comments

Jack Dorsey will take over as the interim CEO.

# breaking - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Denis O'Brien has blocked the broadcast of an RTÉ news story about him
# High Court
# High Court

Denis O'Brien has blocked the broadcast of an RTÉ news story about him

May 21st 2015, 11:03 PM 44,859 Views 0 Comments

The businessman argued that the story contained details of his private finances.

# breaking - Thursday 23 April, 2015

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

Apr 23rd 2015, 5:29 PM 22,927 Views 46 Comments

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

# breaking - Friday 17 April, 2015

Toddler airlifted to hospital in Dublin after falling from first-floor of building
# Emergency
# Emergency

Toddler airlifted to hospital in Dublin after falling from first-floor of building

Apr 17th 2015, 11:46 AM 25,548 Views 14 Comments

The child was taken first to University Hospital Waterford – before a decision was made late last night to transfer him to Dublin.

# breaking - Friday 3 April, 2015

Garda watchdog investigating death of man found in Tralee garage
# Kerry
# Kerry

Garda watchdog investigating death of man found in Tralee garage

Apr 3rd 2015, 11:31 PM 51,836 Views 21 Comments

The man has been named as 42-year-old Nigel Leigh.

# breaking - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

One dead and five wounded in shooting attacks in US suburb
# Breaking
# Breaking

One dead and five wounded in shooting attacks in US suburb

Mar 18th 2015, 10:40 PM 25,959 Views 20 Comments

The suspect – a bald, white man in his 40s – is still at large.

# breaking - Friday 20 February, 2015

It's a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension
# Breaking
# Breaking

It's a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension

Feb 20th 2015, 10:56 PM 24,227 Views 202 Comments

It is reportedly in the region of four months.

# breaking - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
# Re-arrest
# Re-arrest

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

Feb 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 152,050 Views 180 Comments

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

# breaking - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack
# Derek Brockwell
# Derek Brockwell

Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack

Feb 17th 2015, 11:35 PM 137,971 Views 220 Comments

The man, a UK national, was serving a sentence for armed robbery.

# breaking - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Five-month-old baby boy killed in car crash
# Athlone Bypass
# Athlone Bypass

Five-month-old baby boy killed in car crash

Jan 18th 2015, 7:58 PM 52,020 Views 41 Comments

A three-year-old toddler was also injured in the single-vehicle crash.

# breaking - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act
# Malakoff
# Malakoff

Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act

Jan 8th 2015, 8:40 PM 64,134 Views 202 Comments

A number of mosques have also been attacked today.

# breaking - Friday 2 January, 2015

Alan Pardew has officially been named as Crystal Palace's new manager
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Alan Pardew has officially been named as Crystal Palace's new manager

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:29 PM 2,592 Views 2 Comments

The 53 year-old will be in the dugout for the London side’s FA Cup clash against Dover on Sunday.

# breaking - Monday 15 December, 2014

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café
# Terror Siege
# Terror Siege

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café

Dec 15th 2014, 10:23 PM 143,145 Views 351 Comments

Seven hostages ran from the building — just seconds before police entered with stun grenades and live fire.

# breaking - Friday 21 November, 2014

Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"
# This Just In
# This Just In

Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"

Nov 21st 2014, 9:20 PM 20,067 Views 16 Comments

The plane was out over the Atlantic when a decision was made turn it around.

# breaking - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
# He's Out
# He's Out

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

Sep 30th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,419 Views 67 Comments

The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

# breaking - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels
# Breaking
# Breaking

Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels

Sep 5th 2014, 2:35 PM 5,558 Views 95 Comments

The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.