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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 13 September, 2019

From The42 'I thought the dream had gone' - Farrell earns World Cup spot with Ireland Midfield

'I thought the dream had gone' - Farrell earns World Cup spot with Ireland

The Munster midfielder will be competing with Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw in Japan.

Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'

The bodies of three Latvian men were recovered off the Coonanna Pier on 30 September 2018.

Family 'touched' by public's support as 67-year-old Dublin man with dementia is found safe and well

The man went missing from a shopping complex on Wednesday morning.

All six crew members were asleep when fire broke out on California dive boat, report says

A total of 34 people died in the 2 September fire.

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'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks

The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.

Police arrest five people over plans to shut down Heathrow airport with drones

A campaign by Heathrow Pause – an offshoot of the Extinction Rebellion – was planned for this morning.

Pilot made emergency landing in Shannon after coffee spill in cockpit

The incident occurred on a Frankfurt-Cancun flight in February.

Mother to stand trial accused of putting her daughter at risk of sexual abuse by her husband

The woman, 28, allegedly knew the man and her child were engaged in “certain sexual activities”.

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate Joe Show This post contains videos

'Get rid of Trump': Democrats united on some things - but divided on others - as Biden leads debate

The former US vice president clashed with frontrunners Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in last night’s debate.

Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles

A recent attempted mortar attack in Strabane has all the hallmarks of the past, writes Tom Clonan.

'Doctors did everything they could but it was just too late' - Families warn about dangers of sepsis Health This post contains videos

'Doctors did everything they could but it was just too late' - Families warn about dangers of sepsis

The condition can develop from any infection and can be difficult to diagnose.

Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the carbon tax will be “very different” to other tax changes he’s made in the past.

Over half of government departments have used unpaid interns in recent years

Nine departments say they have done so since 2014.

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Remains of man missing for 22 years found after Google Maps reveals location of sunken car

William Moldt went missing in 1997 at the age of 40.

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce

The issue comes amid stalled talks between the Department of Agriculture and farming organisations.

From The42 'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance' Tokyo 2020

'It's something we've all wanted to achieve and this is our chance'

Chloe Watkins and the Ireland women’s hockey team are within touching distance of their Olympic dream. There’s no going back now.

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From The42 Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier Get Well Soon

Kenny hospitalised in Sweden after falling ill on way home from U21 qualifier

The 47-year-old expects to be discharged in the coming days.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made headlines today.

Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting

Locals expressed their frustration at a meeting in Oughterard yesterday evening.

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Cleaner 'snapped' and slapped 11 -year-old girl after drink poured on his wife

Redas Jonka (43) was spared conviction over the incident at SkyCourt shopping centre in Shannon.

Michel Barnier: 'No reason to be optimistic' that Brexit deal will be reached

Barnier’s stark assessment came as MEPs said there can be no Brexit deal without the Irish backstop.

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Two charged in relation to death of man in Cork last week

The alleged offences occurred on 4 September.

'I really hope this becomes an annual thing': Aislings queue up at Eason to mark Aisling Day Omgwaca This post contains videos

'I really hope this becomes an annual thing': Aislings queue up at Eason to mark Aisling Day

Book three in the Oh My God What A Complete Aisling series came out today.

Parents threaten High Court action against school over reduction of subjects taught in Irish

The board has said teacher shortages led to the decision to have most subjects taught in English.

Minister to publish Commission's PSC report 'in the next week or so' PSC

Minister to publish Commission's PSC report 'in the next week or so'

The government is in a showdown with the Data Protection Commissioner over a report on the legality of the PSC.

'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre

Locals are concerned about what it would mean for the town if the building accommodates asylum seekers.

From The42 Spurs boss Pochettino urges calm on 17-year-old Irish starlet Parrott Hot Prospect

Spurs boss Pochettino urges calm on 17-year-old Irish starlet Parrott

There has been plenty of hype surrounding the youngster of late.

5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment

The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.

Boris Johnson denies misleading the queen and says NI-Scotland bridge would be 'very good' Across The Water This post contains videos

Boris Johnson denies misleading the queen and says NI-Scotland bridge would be 'very good'

Yesterday, a Scottish court found that Johnson’s prorogation was “unlawful”.

From The42 The key area Kerry must target if they're to take down the empire Goals Win Games

The key area Kerry must target if they're to take down the empire

The Kingdom need to be ruthless in front of goals this time around.

All commercial bus services must be wheelchair accessible by 2026 under NTA plans

If agreed upon and implemented it would mean all vehicles would have to be low-floor wheelchair accessible within the next seven years.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020

At the party’s annual away day, Varadkar said he has always believed that the next election should take place in the summer of 2020.

From The42 Have Ireland built better depth? Comparing the 2019 RWC squad to 2015 Depth Chart

Have Ireland built better depth? Comparing the 2019 RWC squad to 2015

We’ve broken down Joe Schmidt’s squad position-by-position.

Family of 73-year-old man left with permanent brain injury following shovel attack make public appeal

Paddy was attacked at a flat complex in Dublin in August and remains in hospital.

'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border

He said a timeline for how long the checks would be operational will have to be agreed.