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Irish - Today’s News

Here's how much Ray D'Arcy, Ryan Tubridy and RTÉ's other top presenters earned in 2016

Tubridy earned €495,000 in 2016, the same amount as in 2015, making him the highest earning presenter at the company.

Limerick man cleared of murder but found guilty of the manslaughter of 'annoying' beggar

The jury took less than four hours to reach a unanimous verdict of not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.

No election in 2019 as confidence and supply agreement to continue for a year

Leader Micheal Martin confirmed in a speech in the Dail this afternoon that the party will continue to support Fine Gael.

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Innocent shooting victim Martin O'Rourke 'caught in crossfire', inquest hears

Martin O’Rourke (24) sustained a fatal gunshot wound to the back of the head on 14 April 2016.

From The42 Plotting Katie Taylor's path towards the biggest women's fight of all time in 2019 Four Major Fights

Plotting Katie Taylor's path towards the biggest women's fight of all time in 2019

Katie Taylor faces Eva Wahlstrom in a career-biggest test this Saturday, but provided she wins, the fights will only get bigger next year.

Appeal for witnesses after female allegedly sexually assaulted in Dublin

The incident is believed to have happened between 12.43am and 2.14am on Sunday morning.

'We saw a woman with a baby … we were screaming at her’: Sinn Féin MEP caught up in Strasbourg shooting

A lone gunman killed at least three people and wounded 13 others at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

From The42 Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup Irish Abroad

Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup

Molloy moved to New Zealand in 2016 from Wexford Youths and currently plays for Team Wellington.

UK will not use potential food shortages in Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip, May says No Deal Brexit This post contains videos

UK will not use potential food shortages in Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip, May says

Tory MP Priti Patel had suggested that the UK government use potential food shortages in Ireland as leverage against the backstop.

Man arrested over death of another man in Meath remains in custody

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.

Estonian hitman Imre Arakas jailed for six years for conspiring to commit murder

The 60-year-old admitted last month to conspiring with others to murder James Gately.

Man who played 'significant' role in murder of Noel Kirwan jailed for ten years

Presiding judge Mr Justice Tony Hunt today called the facts of the murder “chilling and disturbing”.

Teenager who claimed glass was in Nutella awarded over €30,000 in damages

The student – through her mother – sued Ferrero UK Limited.

Win or lose: Here's what could happen after Theresa May's vote of confidence

If May wins the vote, she could still be pushed to resign if a large enough number of MPs vote against her.

Man (21) charged over murder of Padraig Fox

Two men are due at Newtownards Magistrates Court today.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what’s happening today.

There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show

61,900 additional people entered employment in 2017, according to the latest National Skills Bulletin.

Opinion: It took us 8 years to build 19 social homes although we owned the land and there were no objections

Bureaucratic and administrative delays could be eliminated if councils were given funding to build homes directly, writes Labour councillor Dermot Lacey.

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney jailed for eight years

Cathrina Cahill fatally stabbed her fiance David Walsh in February 2017.

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10

Findings suggest that sexual minority youths and are four times more likely to report recent self-harm at ages 16 and 21 years than their heterosexual peers.

'I was shaking. I felt so lost and miserable': Sextortion victim on how online con made his life hell

A new TG4 documentary is examining the concept of online shaming.

Netflix in the firing line as BAI looks to change how streaming sites suggest content for Irish viewers

The authority launched a public consultation on the proposals yesterday.

At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment Exclusive

Over 100 people have attended hospital for GHB detoxification programmes.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Four men arrested over vintage car sales where elderly people were targeted

Four men arrested over vintage car sales where elderly people were targeted

Gardaí said the operation “relates to offences of deception involving the purchase and sale of vintage and classic cars”.

Man in critical condition after four-vehicle collision in Co Wicklow

A number of other people were also injured.

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide

Wexford, where the TD is from, has the highest suicide rate in the country.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit, Scouting Ireland and a shooting in France had everyone talking today.

Taoiseach vows to close loophole that allows €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' not to pay tax

Last week, PTSB bank bosses confirmed that the ‘special purpose vehicle’ which more than 6,000 of its mortgages have been transferred to will be exempt from tax.

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

He added that a no-deal Brexit is “still very unlikely … despite all the political chaos”.

Details revealed of how drivers face higher fines and penalty points the more they break the speed limit

A graduated penalty system for speeding will be introduced where the speed limit is exceeded by 30kph.

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence

The final 18 months of the sentence were suspended on condition that the man undergo probation supervision.

Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin tomorrow

Brexit will, of course, be at the top of the agenda.

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The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Zappone confirms over 200 alleged abusers now identified in Scouting Ireland probe

Minister Katherine Zappone said it’s likely the numbers could increase again.

Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal

However, Ataxia Ireland is currently in the process of being wound up.

Northern Ireland's chief fire officer has been suspended

Gary Thompson has been put under what’s being called a “precautionary suspension”.

Man arrested in connection with death of woman on farm earlier this year

A woman in her 70s was fatally injured when she was struck by an agricultural vehicle on a farm in Galway in April.

People warned about email scam involving fake garda

Individuals have been asked to hand over deposits for properties.

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