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Irish - Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: Should the Government reduce the tax on alcohol in light of Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce the tax on alcohol in light of Brexit?

The drinks industry has called on the Government to reduce excise duties on alcohol.

Over 350 staff laid off temporarily at Cahir plant as a result of ongoing beef dispute

The dispute has seen unofficial pickets by farmers at processing facilities around the country in recent weeks.

From The42 Barry-Murphy relishing Old Trafford challenge: 'Half of Cork has been on to me about tickets' The Football Family

Barry-Murphy relishing Old Trafford challenge: 'Half of Cork has been on to me about tickets'

Under the stewardship of an ex-Ireland U21 international, Rochdale will take on Manchester United next week.

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Commuters facing delays on Luas Red Line this morning due to technical faults

Luas tickets are being accepted on Dublin Bus this morning.

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today

The government has already spent over €7 million in legal fees and other costs preparing the case.

Farmers in west, mid-west and midlands 'set to be worst hit by Brexit'

70% of Irish farms are heavily reliant on direct payments, a new analysis has found.

Out-of-order lifts and communication breakdowns: Why taking the DART can be a hugely frustrating experience for wheelchair users Off The Rails This post contains videos

Out-of-order lifts and communication breakdowns: Why taking the DART can be a hugely frustrating experience for wheelchair users

Recent issues with lifts not working have left many wheelchair users unable to access certain stations.

Farming robots and Marty Morrissey's love island: Everything you need to know about The Ploughing

The traffic, the weather: If you’re heading to Ballintrane we’ve got you covered.

Why is Israel having another election today?

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

From The42 Taylor to headline 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in bid to become two-weight world champion Landmark

Taylor to headline 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in bid to become two-weight world champion

The Irish icon will top a bill across the water, with tickets available on StubHub from midday on Tuesday.

Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget

Martin wants the government to set a target for when it will be fossil-free.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

20 year-old man missing from Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí said no further action was required.

Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland called for a 15% reduction in the tax by 2021.

Man charged in relation to Artane gun seizure

He’s due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

DUP and Sinn Féin put 'grave pressure' on Good Friday Agreement, says Northern Ireland negotiator

A former top official in the Department of Foreign Affairs made the comments at an event in Trinity this evening.

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Gardaí arrest four for drink and drug driving offences in Limerick

The four were arrested in both Limerick city and county by members of the Roads Policing Unit.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the news today.

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside

The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.

Teenager (17) charged over Cork hit-and-run which hospitalised toddler for two months

The teenager was also charged with driving a dangerously defective vehicle and with failing to stop, failing to keep his vehicle at the scene of an incident and failing to report the incident to gardai.

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties

3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.

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750,000 social welfare claims to be reviewed as part of Government clampdown on fraud

The Department aims to save €530 million by tackling fraud over the next four years.

Couple accused of child cruelty after daughter (9) suffered serious injuries refused bail

Gardaí launched an investigation and arrested the mother and father, aged in their thirties, last month.

Centre for children suspected of suffering sexual abuse opens in Galway

It will provide a safe space where children can access teams of gardaí, social workers and other professionals working together under one roof.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Farmers continue protests despite deal reached with minister and meat processors at the weekend

Farmers insist the base line price of beef needs to be increased before they will agree.

'World's first' use of drone technology to deliver insulin to island off Galway coast

The drone was successfully piloted to Inis Mór by researchers from NUI Galway.

Judge to rule next month on Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's battle to keep their home

The judge will give his judgment on 7 October.

'We wanted to do something that celebrated his life, because Mick was the light of our lives'

The family of the Irishman who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash have spoken about their loss.

Ali Selim awarded €7.5k as Labour Court rules he was unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Dublin

Dr Selim claimed he was fired due to a controversy which broke out over comments he made on RTÉ in 2018.

Boris Johnson pulls out of Luxembourg press conference as he's booed and jeered

A Downing Street spokesperson has also confirmed that EU and UK talks will soon take place daily.

From The42 Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry On The Box

Over 1.1 million people watched Dublin's All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry

There were also record numbers for the ladies football finals on TG4.

Gardaí and cadaver dogs search Louth forest for murdered Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth

The 28-year-old has not been since April 2017.

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

From The42 TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Brolly's absence shows the similarities between Sky and RTÉ's All-Ireland final coverage

The two broadcasters have learned from each other and now there’s little difference in their approach.

Poll: Should libraries around Ireland open 365 days a year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should libraries around Ireland open 365 days a year?

A new automated system is set to be introduced at Pembroke Library in Dublin.

Homecoming for both Dublin teams announced ... but it won't take place for two weeks

The event will take place in Merrion Square on 29 September.

How I Spend My Money: A student on €9,840 aims to cut down on food spending at college

A grant and a college scholarship help with her monthly expenses

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Westlife confirmed for gig in Cork's Páirc Uí Chaoimh next summer

The band will perform in the revamped stadium on Friday 28 August 2020.

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