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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 13 September, 2019

Gardaí seize €90k worth of cannabis from Limerick growhouse

A total of 117 mature plants were seized in a converted garage.

Roman-era 'lovers of Modena', buried hand-in-hand, were men

Exactly why the two men were carefully laid to rest with their hands interlocked remains a mystery.

38-year-old man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Belfast

The man appeared in Belfast Magistrates Court this afternoon.

David Cameron: Second Brexit referendum 'can't be ruled out'

In an interview with The Times, the former PM said he thinks about 2016′s referendum result “every day” .

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines ahead of the weekend.

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

Prosecutors are asking for a month in prison, while her lawyers recommend a year of probation.

Police in Liverpool appeal to the public to find next-of-kin of Irishman who died in the city last week

John Hoare is believed to be originally from the Tipperary area.

From The42 Kerry unchanged for tomorrow's All-Ireland final replay against Dublin Kingdom Come

Kerry unchanged for tomorrow's All-Ireland final replay against Dublin

Peter Keane’s Kingdom are named to start as they did last time out.

Micheál Martin 'not entertaining' the idea of a grand coalition with Fine Gael

Micheál Martin 'not entertaining' the idea of a grand coalition with Fine Gael

Martin says there is a sense the Taoiseach is trying to provoke Fianna Fáil into an election.

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

An Bord Pleanála denies farmer the chance to cross-examine Intel executives over new site

Intel has already invested $12.5 billion on its site at Leixlip.

League of Ireland club Limerick FC has entered examinership

The application was opposed by Revenue Commissioners which said the club is not commercially viable.

Pet food maker secures permanent injunction against protester blockades

C&D Pet Foods claimed that for several days protestors physically obstructed its plant’s entrance, in support of farmers.

The Explainer: Why is there so much controversy over the Public Services Card?

It’s a saga that has been rumbling on for years – but what exactly is it all about?

Man wanted over 2007 double murder in Belfast brought before High Court in Dublin

The victims’ bodies were found hours apart in Belfast on 12 March 2007.

Fears for Lyric FM's future as RTÉ deals with unprecedented financial situation

Presenters and fans have been calling for support in the wake of a Prime Time episode last night.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

U2 and Denis O'Brien back new network to support Irish entrepreneurs on both sides of the border

Endeavor will offer mentoring, support, and financing to four to six Irish entrepreneurs each year.

Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year WRC

Clerical officer sacked by public body after missing almost 300 days in one year

The WRC said there were substantial grounds for the worker’s dismissal.

Varadkar says FG would consider supporting FF if it won most seats — but not if it had a larger coalition

The Taoiseach has said he wants to have a general election in May 2020.

Serving detective and a businessman to face trial on allegations of corruption

Neither of the accused spoke during the hearing.

From The42 'He apologised, we got on with life' - Gough on Brolly Man In The Middle

'He apologised, we got on with life' - Gough on Brolly

David Gough says he wasn’t affected by all the talk in the lead-up to the drawn All-Ireland final.

Arrest: Garda dog locates man in his 20s as gardaí probe Cork city burglaries

The incidents happened at around 3pm in the Rochestown area.

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

Health minister Harris seeks to crackdown on alcohol promotions

The awarding of loyalty points and short term price promotions would be banned under the new regulations.

Met Police drop investigation into whether Leave.EU breached electoral law

Investigations into the spending returns of Vote Leave and BeLeave remain ongoing.

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston

It was a debate with few shocks and, when the dust settled, the three frontrunnners had solidified their positions, writes Larry Donnelly.

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute

The city has come to a standstill in parts with cars sitting bumper to bumper and cycle lanes lined with commuters.

Senator proposes law to link salaries of RTÉ presenters to public sector pay scale

The move comes as RTÉ faces unprecedented financial difficulties.

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting

Footage shared on social media shows Noel Grealish referencing “economic migrants” from Africa coming to “sponge off us”.

A Jurassic World short film was secretly shot in Ireland last winter, and it's set to air this weekend

‘Battle at Big Rock’ will air on US network FX this Sunday.

From The42 Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland Konnichiwa

Big in Japan: Ireland get warm welcome as Sexton hones in on Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men were officially welcomed to the Rugby World Cup today.

Man (40s) in critical condition following assault in Cork last night

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Fake gun and €60,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork

Gardaí have yet to make any arrests following the sezures and the investigation is ongoing.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election? Ge20 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is May 2020 the right time to hold an election?

The Taoiseach wants to have a general election at the beginning of the summer.

Temperatures are expected to reach 20 degrees this weekend

Met Éireann says that the south and east will see the best of this weekend’s weather.