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Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Varadkar said it's 'only half-time' on Brexit as he meets new European Commission president

Ursula von der Leyen said this evening ‘there’s no other country in the EU that is more affected by [Brexit] than Ireland]”.

Body of 61-year-old woman was dismembered into 15 separate parts, murder trial hears

Kieran Greene has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Patricia O’Connor on 29 May 2017.

'Not in the public interest': Supreme Court hears FOI law could 'scare' firms from working with State in future

The claim was made during appeal against two rulings last year brought by the Information Commissioner.

From The42 As it happened: Man United v Wolves, FA Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Wolves, FA Cup

Man United faced Wolves with a place in the fourth round up for grabs.

Gardaí appeal for information after attempted ATM theft in Louth

Significant damage was done to the Bank of Ireland building during the attempted robbery.

An Garda Síochána issue contract worth estimated €100,000 for media training

Effectively communicating via the media “is of critical importance in building and maintaining” public trust, the gardaí said.

'Shooting 16/01/20': Gardaí called after Wicklow school shooting threats made online and on toilet wall

A garda spokesman confirmed there is an investigation underway.

The 2010s were the hottest decade ever recorded

Last year was also among the warmest years ever recorded, according to scientists.

From The42 'There you are then, I'm a hypocrite' - Brolly explains move to eir Sport Doing A 180

'There you are then, I'm a hypocrite' - Brolly explains move to eir Sport

The GAA pundit has reneged on his opposition to subscription-based TV coverage for the sport.

The prosecutors for Donald Trump's impeachment trial next week have been unveiled

Senior Democrats Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler will lead the team in the Senate impeachment hearing.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

From The42 Sexton named captain as Ireland include five uncapped players for Six Nations New Era

Sexton named captain as Ireland include five uncapped players for Six Nations

Rhys Ruddock, Niall Scannell and Stuart McCloskey are the big-name omissions from Andy Farrell’s 35-man group.

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'

The man was sleeping in his tent when it was being removed in an attempt to tidy the canal walk way.

Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s

Gordon Black was aged between 16 and 20 years of age when he molested his victim.

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

RTÉ to broadcast Martin/Varadkar showdown but Sinn Féin says its exclusion is 'utter joke'

As well as a Prime Time debate for Martin and Varadkar, another Claire Byrne Live debate will feature leaders of multiple parties.

'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary

A new documentary looks back on the life of David Attenborough.

The Russian government has resigned

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

'I felt like the last person on Earth': US man gets locked inside '24 hour' gym

The man said that he found it a funny experience.

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

From The42 West Ham announce return of Ireland goalkeeper Randolph Safe Pair Of Hands

West Ham announce return of Ireland goalkeeper Randolph

The 32-year-old previously spent two years at the Hammers before joining Middlesbrough in 2017.

Voter.ie to come back online soon after being down for over 18 hours

It’s not known why the site is down, or for how long it will be down for.

'I'm still in shock': Pop star Billie Eilish becomes youngest ever artist to record James Bond theme

Billie Eilish will record the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film.

Boris Johnson's call to 'bung a bob for Big Ben bong' fails to gather funds

It would cost half a million pounds to make Big Ben ring on 31 January.

Human remains discovered in burnt-out car in Drumcondra

The remains were found this morning.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?

Next month’s election will be the first Saturday election since 1918.

John Halligan will not seek re-election and is retiring from politics

Shane Ross appeared to let the cat out of the bag yesterday by stating that Halligan will not seek re-election.

Woman charged with murder of Irishman in London last year

Adrian Murphy was found dead in June 2019.

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest

Gardaí expect that around 400 tractors could form a blockade in the city centre.

Democratic debate: Warren appears to reject handshake with Sanders after sexism row

Warren had claimed that Sanders told her privately that he did not think a woman could be elected president.

At 60, I was unfit, but two years later, it's Olympic weightlifting for me

Ruth Deasy was advised by doctors to take up resistance training and has never looked back

A third of Irish people don't want any of the party leaders to become next Taoiseach, poll finds

A further 20% said they’d like to see Leo Varadkar remain Taoiseach.

G.B. Shaw's Dublin birthplace now belongs to the people...but it won't be open to the public much

It’s estimated it will cost €140,000 to refurbish and will be completed by 2021.

From The42 Ross confident change of government will not affect potential FAI rescue package Crisis

Ross confident change of government will not affect potential FAI rescue package

An intense series of talks between the government, FAI, Uefa and Bank of Ireland will take place over the next few days in a bid to rescue the Irish football body.

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Fears for missing 17-year-old boy as gardaí seek to identify body parts dumped in bag

Gardaí are awaiting DNA results to identify the body.