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Irish - Today’s News

LIVE: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate

We’ll be liveblogging the latest as Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off in Cleveland.

FactFind: Are Fine Gael's claims about Sinn Féin in a video published on social media accurate?

The video on Twitter and Facebook accused Sinn Féin of being “two-faced and hypocritical”. But were the claims in it correct?

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Court asked to set aside asset transfers made by man found liable for Omagh bombing

The alleged transfers were made by Michael Colm Murphy, a discharged bankrupt, to his former wife.

From The42 Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles Appreciation

Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles

Josh van der Flier pays tribute to Rob Kearney as he prepares to join Australian side Western Force.

UK MPs back controversial Brexit legislation despite ‘law-breaking’ concerns

The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will undergo further scrutiny in the House of Lords after clearing the Commons.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid to rest in private ceremony at Arlington Cemetery Rbg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid to rest in private ceremony at Arlington Cemetery

Ginsburg was laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former colleagues.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s your roundup of what made headlines today.

Your evening longread: What it's like to be a high-wire artist

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

College student: 'There's been no dancing on tables or shots at the bar'

Harry McCann says students involved in recent ‘partying’ are not representative of the majority trying to study and live within Covid guidelines.

Northern Lights visible from Ireland this week - and tonight's the best time to see them

The lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are expected to be visible from all over the country.

Ian Paisley apologises after failing to register luxury holiday

Standards commissioner Kathryn Stone said a corporate body rather than a personal friend of the Democratic Unionist had absorbed the cost.

Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food with 41% of people admitting they throw it out

We seemed to be less wasteful with food during lockdown.

'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven'

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2019 this morning

Government seeks to delay Dying with Dignity Bill and send issue to special Oireachtas committee

The proposed legislation would allow medical professionals assist terminally ill persons end their own life.

The Remote: Gleeson plays Trump, Dublin does rave, and Bake-Off does biscuit week

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Coronavirus: One death and 363 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 154 in Dublin

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

Council asked to inspect demolished former home of 1916 leader four weeks ago

Dublin city councillors had passed a motion earlier this month to have the property added to the Record of Protected Structures.

Supreme Court receives report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at golf event

The former Attorney General has apologised for his attendance at the event.

From The42 Kenny leaves door open to playing Doherty and Coleman in the same team Selection Conundrum

Kenny leaves door open to playing Doherty and Coleman in the same team

Stephen Kenny spoke to the press today as he announced a 25-man squad for an upcoming triple-header, one of which is the Euros play-off with Slovakia.

Budget 2021: Government's spending plans based on assumption of no widely available Covid-19 vaccine and no UK-EU trade deal

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has published the 2021 economic forecast.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five stories, five minutes, five o’clock…

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes

Yesterday the Acting CMO said the number of cases in Galway has increased over the past week.

Teenager remanded in custody as gardaí make 'strenuous objections' about bail

The 18-year-old is charged with making threats to kill two people.

Covid-19 unemployment rates fell in September but 'significant impact' remains CSO

Covid-19 unemployment rates fell in September but 'significant impact' remains

CSO figures show that the unemployment rate in September for people aged 15 to 24 rose to 18.9% – down from 19.5% in August.

From The42 'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous' BTL

'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'

Daniel Taylor, a veteran of many of Alex Ferguson’s infamous press conferences, is our guest on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

Burglaries fell by 52% in three month period of initial Covid lockdown

A number of serious crimes saw steep reductions.

'An act of sheer wanton corporate vandalism': Former home of 1916 leader demolished in Dublin

The property at 40 Herbert Park was bulldozed this morning.

Gardaí arrest two men after shots fired at house in Finglas, north Dublin

The shooting happened at 3.10am this morning.

Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group

The former junior finance minister is to resign his seat in the Seanad to take up the role.

Families of Bloody Sunday victims 'deeply disappointed' as decision not to prosecute 15 British soldiers is upheld

The range of potential offences included murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily injury with intent.

Gardaí probe death of prisoner (34) at Cloverhill Prison

The incident happened around 11am yesterday morning.

From The42 Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off Boys In Green

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

CAB freezes €138k in cash belonging to men suspected of conning elderly people into needless construction work CAB

More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened

HSE CEO Paul Reid said there have been 180 index cases, with a further 84 linked to those.

Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm

First Minister Arlene Foster told the Stormont Assembly the measure is being introduced to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak

The outbreak follows the re-opening of the university and the return of students.

From The42 Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force New Chapter

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

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