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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# He's out
GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.
# Breaking
Ukraine has agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels
The Ukrainian President has ordered his troops to cease fire at 4pm.
# Embargo
Barcelona unable to sign players until January 2016 as FIFA upholds transfer ban
Catalan club set to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
# Breaking
Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails
The incident occurred in a mountainous part of eastern Switzerland.
# Breaking
At least 367 dead in southwest China earthquake
The quake measured 6.1 on the Richter Scale.
# Breaking
Council offers matinees for Garth Brooks gigs, but Aiken says it "will not be feasible"
Dublin City Council is now offering a licence for these shows, although the singer has said the option is ‘unfair’ on fans.
All FIVE Garth Brooks concerts have been cancelled
It was also revealed today that Dublin City Council suggested that four gigs could go ahead under a license review.
# Breaking
BBC News app goes bananas, sends out nonsense Game of Thrones update
They want more nudity, apparently.
# Breaking
This is an actual news headline that was published today
Shocking revelations.
# Powerful
Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.5 earthquake
The quake’s epicenter was 19 miles northwest of Tecpan.
# Breaking
Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi
The two band members were released from prison last year.
# anticipation
33 things that will definitely happen during Transfer Deadline Day tomorrow
We take you through what to expect, as the footballing equivalent of Christmas approaches.
# Breaking
Prospective new Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is at the Emirates today
The ex-Manchester United star has been heavily linked with the vacant post.
# Crash
Police helicopter crashes into pub in Glasgow
Police Scotland have confirmed that Eurocopter EC135 T2 with a crew of three consisting of two police officers and a civilian pilot were on board the helicopter.
# US Airways
Pics: ‘Unfounded threat’ forces flight from Shannon to land in Philadelphia
The threat has transpired to be unfounded with all 171 passengers and 8 crew as well as the Boeing 757 aircraft itself cleared following a screening by authorities.
# moving
Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk
The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.
# Article 26
President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill
Áras an Uachtaráin has said that a meeting will be held next Monday where members of the Council and the President will consider the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
# Not the News
PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.
# Appointment
Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister
Hayes succeeds Shane McEntee who died last December.
# Breaking
Bomb squad called after suspicious device found in central Dublin
Gardaí and an army explosives ordinance disposal team are at the scene at North Strand Road.
# Breaking
Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy
One man was arrested and two police officers injured in the incident.
# Breaking
Three dead in US marine base shooting
The shooting happened in Virginia at about 11pm yesterday.
# Breaking
VIDEO: News anchor reads own marriage proposal... on her autocue
“We have some breaking news…”
Updated: NFL player involved in double shooting named
Kansas City Chiefs player shoots girlfriend before turning the gun on himself on Saturday morning.
# Resignation
Róisín Shortall resigns as Primary Care Minister
The Labour Party TD’s decision follows a much-publicised dispute with the Health Minister James Reilly. She has also resigned the Labour Party whip.
# suspended
Irish Daily Star editor suspended over topless Kate pictures
The publisher of the paper said it is to carry out a full investigation into the circumstances which led to the publication of topless pictures of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at the weekend.
# Breaking
Gluten-free product allowance cut for coeliacs
Irish Pharmacy Union says HSE introduced cut with immediate effect – and no warning.
# Shooting
Man shot dead in Dublin
The shooting happened in Clongriffin in Dublin earlier today.
# Resignation
Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party
The Dublin North TD tendered her resignation yesterday according to the party which said that she valued her political relationship with Mick Wallace more than her work with the party.
# Norway
Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings
The man behind the Oslo and Utoya Island attacks says he rejects the court’s legitimacy and therefore can’t appeal.
# Breivik
Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years
The verdict was delivered at a court in Norway this morning.
# Dublin
Israeli embassy security incident in Dublin confirmed as false alarm
A suspicious package was discovered at the premises earlier today, prompting an evacuation.
# Shooting
7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
The suspected gunman is among the dead at the mass shooting at the temple.
# Breaking
Pictures: Bus collision causes disruption on Luas Red Line
Services on the Luas Red Line have since returned to normal.
# Breaking
South Africa: 16 dead in school bus crash
Another 31 have been injured, according to initial reports.
# Centra
Centra apologises and withdraws 'Children's Allowance Day' beer offer
The company said it was withdrawing the leaflet from four shops which were distributing it, encouraging customers to use their Children’s Allowance payment to buy beer and other products.
# Peace Process
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth
McGuinness is to meet Queen Elizabeth II and shake hands with the monarch in a historic first in the North’s peace process next week.
# Breaking
Diversions lifted on N11 after earlier incident on bridge
Gardai diverted traffic from N11 to M50 to keep road clear after a man’s behaviour on the bridge caused concern.
# Mahon
GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil
The resignations had been expected and are the fourth and fifth since the final report of the Mahon Tribunal. Only ex-councillor Finbarr Hanrahan now faces a motion of expulsion at Friday’s Ard Comhairle.
# Resigned
Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader
The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”