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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Notre Dame

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# College Football Classic
Notre Dame to host Navy at Aviva Stadium in 2023 College Football season opener
The game is scheduled for the Lansdowne Road venue on Saturday, 26 August 2023.
# France
Notre Dame finally declared stable enough for rebuild to begin
Work to secure the historic landmark began the day after a fire tore through it in April 2019.
# Lead Pollution
Paris officials accused of failing to protect locals' health after Notre Dame fire
A legal complaint alleges that authorities endangered lives by failing to react to the risk of lead poisoning.
# France
Notre Dame cathedral to be rebuilt as it looked before fire last year
To stay historically accurate, it will again be built with potentially toxic lead.
# home field
College football clash will not take place at Aviva Stadium this summer
Navy and Notre Dame hope to open their season in the US instead.
# Paris
Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire
President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.
College football organisers say they will wait until June for decision on Dublin fixture
Organisers of the Aer Lingus Classic, set for August, say the game does not need a license and so is not subject to the government’s 5,000-person limit on gatherings.
# Paris
Notre Dame 'not saved yet' and still in a 'state of peril' following devastating fire
A blaze in April last year destroyed the roof and toppled the spire of the medieval cathedral.
# Paris
Army general tells chief architect to 'shut his mouth' over Notre Dame reconstruction
A devastating fire ripped through the iconic cathedral in April.
# Police
Paris knife attacker identified as IT worker (45) in police intelligence department
The man killed three male officers and a female assistant.
# Notre Dame
Four officers killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters
The attacker was shot dead during the attack.
# Cathedral
Cleanup halted and schools closed amid reports of lead contamination risks at Notre Dame
A French environmental group has lodged a court case over the allegedly dangerous lead levels.
# Notre Dame
Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire
The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.
# Paris
Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire
Only around 10% of money pledged for the cathedral’s reconstruction has been donated so far.
# Paris
Children and pregnant women near Notre-Dame asked to test levels of lead in their blood
The tests are being recommended ‘as a precaution’ after the fire caused lead to seep into the air.
# aftermath
Police in Paris believe short-circuit was to blame for Notre Dame blaze
A police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on Wednesday.
# Olympics
IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024
The Olympics take place in the French city in five years time.
# France
Scammers are calling and emailing people asking for Notre-Dame donations
The French Heritage Foundation is accepting donations only through its website; it’s so far collected €13 million.
# old lady of paris
France launches international contest to help design rebuild of Notre Dame
There’s also growing unease about the vast sums pledged by donors for the rebuild.
# Notre Dame
Greta Thunberg tells EU it needs 'cathedral-thinking' on climate change
Notre Dame will be rebuilt”, Thunberg told MEPs, “I hope its foundations are strong, I hope ours are even stronger.”
# Paris
'We can do it': Macron wants Notre Dame rebuilt 'within five years'
Experts have said it could take significantly longer than the French President’s timeframe.
# Paris
Notre Dame fire: Investigations focus on construction work as world reacts to devastation
The building is said to “holding up well” despite the huge blaze.
# Paris
French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame
The restoration is expected to take a number of years.
# notre drame
'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral
ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.
# Jerusalem
Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.
# iconic
A 'terrible catastrophe': The world reacts to the burning of Notre Dame
‘I would like to express the feelings of solidarity of the Irish people with the people of France.’
# Ines Madani
France jails 'jihadist' woman (22) accused over foiled 2016 terror attack in Paris
Madani was jailed for encouraging would-be jihadists to go to Syria and participate in attacks against France.
# college ball
Five US College Football games set for Dublin as organisers expect €250 million boost to economy
Navy v Notre Dame will be the first of the five-game series to run between 2020 and 2024.
Opinion: Suggesting the 'Fighting Irish' mascot of Notre Dame is offensive is neglectful to history
Notre Dame is an iconic marker of the various expressions of Irishness in this country, writes Eugene O’Driscoll.
# Leprechaun Hunt
Is the Notre Dame 'Fighting Irish' mascot offensive? This US sports broadcaster thinks so
“Pernicious, negative stereotypes of marginalised people that offend even some among them should be changed.”
# Notre Dame
Man shot after attacking French policeman with a hammer claimed to be 'a soldier of the caliphate'
The suspect later claimed to be a “soldier of the caliphate” of the Islamic State group.
# France
Police shoot and injure man who attacked officer near Notre Dame cathedral
Anti-terrorism prosecutors have opened an investigation into the incident.
# France
Woman behind failed Paris attack engaged to man who killed priest
The woman, referred to as Sarah H, was also betrothed to a man who killed two police officials in June.
# Gas Canisters
Two arrested after potential car bomb found near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
No detonators were found, police said.
# big ambitions
One of college football's biggest teams has expressed an interest in playing in Ireland
And more big names could follow suit.
# Notre Dame
Kylemore Abbey is NOT for sale, but it's teaming up with a top US university
A new spiritual centre will be housed at the iconic location.
# Future
Croke Park Classic has a bright future... with the right teams
There’s no reason Ireland can’t become the home of college football in Europe.
# Croke Park Classic
KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game
Saturday’s game won’t be the first time Croke Pak has hosted an American football game.
# community
US students come together to transform Dublin youth centre
Notre Dame students gave a facelift to a youth centre on Dublin’s Cork Street.
# Exhibition
In pictures: Notre Dame hosts inter-county stars for hurling 11s game
Leinster defeated Munster in the Celtic Champions Classic.