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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Yesterday’s News

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Saturday 8 December, 2018

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

From The42 'I'll be on the line knowing I've really earned this one. It has been a tough ride' Back In Green

'I'll be on the line knowing I've really earned this one. It has been a tough ride'

From the high of the Rio Olympics, Sara Treacy endured a difficult two years but after being plagued by injury and self-doubt, the Meath runner is back racing for Ireland again.

Man (20s) killed after car and lorry collide in Waterford dual carriageway N25

Man (20s) killed after car and lorry collide in Waterford dual carriageway

A second man, aged in his 40s, was brought to hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

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Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping? Making A List This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

It’s “do you want that gift-wrapped” time.

16 years of precarious work in English language schools caused me to develop anxiety

I felt anxious, alienated and depressed. Irish workers must unite to resist the creeping casualisation of work, writes Keith Murdiff.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here are the stories in the news this morning.

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine

The group are travelling with the charity Chernobyl Children International.

Red carpets, flags, golf buggies - the €17.8m spent by OPW on Pope visit

Figures show the OPS spent €2,404 on flowers and more than €6,000 for the hire of ATM units.

From The42 'I don't think I've ever wanted something as bad... I think I can say that collectively from the team' Fifth Time Lucky

'I don't think I've ever wanted something as bad... I think I can say that collectively from the team'

After endless heartbreak, the time is now for Eimear Meaney’s Mournebbey to reach the Holy Grail.

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

One woman and five children killed in stampede at Italian nightclub

At least 100 others were injured, Italy’s fire service said.

'They are doing their very best to build a future': Filmmaker Greg Byrne on working with undocumented teenagers in Ireland Opinion This post contains videos

'They are doing their very best to build a future': Filmmaker Greg Byrne on working with undocumented teenagers in Ireland

The filmmaker collaborated with undocumented youth who had grown up in Ireland to help tell their story.

From The42 Leinster bid to put European defence back on winning track in Bath Preview

Leinster bid to put European defence back on winning track in Bath

‘We know there’s not that much room for error across the course of the games.’

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Whitehall and Beaumont: Leafy tree-lined avenues in the place that got its name from Guinness

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot

A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.

Phil Hogan: If Priti Patel wants to starve the British people, this is how to go about it

“British parliamentarians… are not entitled to wreck Ireland,” Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said yesterday.

Gardaí investigating further criminal damage at Dublin building site

Last month work at the site was stopped because of anti-social behaviour.

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Applegreen built a fuel station exactly where it said a rival's plan would cause traffic chaos

Friday 7 December, 2018

Stringer answers the call as full Dancing With The Stars line up announced

The full line up of 10 amateur dancers has been announced.

'Is the HSE fit for purpose?' Not as the organisation is now, says Varadkar

Varadkar also told Tubridy that he finds children living in emergency accommodation “offensive”.

Time to build upwards says Minister, as new guidelines recommend taller buildings in cities

New guidelines are calling for local authorities to evaluate their current planning policies.

How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say

In recent years, the island has been host to plenty of tourists… and Luke Skywalker.

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Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests DFA

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.

From The42 Superb Ulster stun Scarlets with stirring bonus-point win in Wales Suftum

Superb Ulster stun Scarlets with stirring bonus-point win in Wales

Dan McFarland’s forwards were brilliant as man of the match Will Addison shone in the backline.

Man who stole spirits from Coppers told gardaí he was on way to toilet when he spotted opportunity

Man who stole spirits from Coppers told gardaí he was on way to toilet when he spotted opportunity

Each of the 20 bottles stolen was worth between €700 and €900, the court heard.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Police appeal for calm as restrictions imposed on pro- and anti-Brexit rallies in London this weekend

The Met Police said the priority is to avoid violence, disorder and disruption.

Man (20s) charged over €200k drugs find in Finglas

Gardaí searched a house in the Dublin suburb last night prior to the arrest.

Hostages among 12 dead in foiled Brazil bank robberies

Five of the dead hostages were members of the same family and included two children.

From The42 'I feel empty because you never get used to losing. It's painful' Down And Out

'I feel empty because you never get used to losing. It's painful'

Alexander Cox said he is proud of his Ireland team after they bowed out of the World Cup at the hands of England.

IRA sympathiser jailed for having ‘Poor Man’s James Bond’ and other violent manuals

Christopher Partington pleaded guilty to having six manuals that could have been used to plot a terror attack.

Two weather warnings issued as winds batter coastal counties

The dangerous weather has led Dublin Zoo to cancel its Wild Lights event today and tomorrow.

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Cavan councillor quits Fianna Fáil to join Peadar Tóibín's new party

O’Reilly was critical of Fianna Fáil leadership in her departing statement.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz It's Quizness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How well do you remember the week’s big stories?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Detector dog Meg sniffs out nearly 70 kilos of cannabis at Dublin port

The drugs were found hidden in a consignment of goods from Spain.

Irish women report painful complications from controversial sterilisation implant

The device has not been distributed in Ireland since January 2014.

Trump nominates lawyer who served under George HW Bush as attorney general

Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri.