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From TheJournal.ie Man fatally stabbed outside Dublin house named as Gareth Kelly (39) Citywest

Man fatally stabbed outside Dublin house named as Gareth Kelly (39)

The incident happened at the Brownsbarn estate in Kingswood.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue witness appeal after woman struck by bus in Dublin Crumlin

Gardaí issue witness appeal after woman struck by bus in Dublin

The woman is currently in St James’ Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Students call on University of Limerick to reverse decision to double-up bedrooms on campus Digs

Students call on University of Limerick to reverse decision to double-up bedrooms on campus

Rent for the twin rooms will range from €2,800 to €4,250 per person.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court? Explainer

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?

Dwyer was convicted of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice Supreme Court

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I miss her voice': Family of missing Esra Uryun appeal to Skoda driver and walkers in Bray Missing

'I miss her voice': Family of missing Esra Uryun appeal to Skoda driver and walkers in Bray

Esra Uyrun left her home on the morning of 23 February 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're not screening for them': Concern that trafficked Irish children are falling through the cracks Child Protection

'You're not screening for them': Concern that trafficked Irish children are falling through the cracks

The OSCE’s special representative for combating human trafficking said children in foster care or those who came from abusive backgrounds are particularly vulnerable.

From TheJournal.ie Owners in Dublin development hit with €18k bill each for fire safety repairs Linden

Owners in Dublin development hit with €18k bill each for fire safety repairs

The developer of the Linden complex is in receivership.

From TheJournal.ie Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial Courts

Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial

The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship' Ballycotton

'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship'

The ship ran aground in east Cork during Storm Dennis and there were concerns about a fuel spillage.

From TheJournal.ie 'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56 RIP

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

From TheJournal.ie Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman Belfast

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman

The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.

From TheJournal.ie Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election? Red Line Issues

Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?

It was a prominent topic throughout the election but just 3% of voters said it was the most important deciding factor for them.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal Galway

Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal

Gardaí said the weather conditions at the time were hazardous and the three members involved in the rescue acted quickly to get the man out of the water.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party Change

Brendan Howlin to step down as leader of the Labour Party

Howlin has led the party since 2016, when he took over from Joan Burton.

From TheJournal.ie MEP Maria Walsh defies FG and supports motion to block controversial Shannon LNG terminal European Parliament

MEP Maria Walsh defies FG and supports motion to block controversial Shannon LNG terminal

A motion to veto the ‘Projects of Common Interest’ list because is contains 55 fossil fuel projects was rejected by MEPs.

From TheJournal.ie What are the possible coalition options for the next government? Ge20

What are the possible coalition options for the next government?

No one party has enough seats to do it alone – so who is prepared to pair up?

From TheJournal.ie Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home Clane

Former Console CEO Paul Kelly found dead at Kildare home

It’s believed gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC United Ireland

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

From TheJournal.ie PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat Comeback Kid

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?

Turnout for the election was the fourth-lowest ever in the history of the State.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

McDonald: 'I've made contact with Greens, Soc Dems and PBP about government formation'

She said her preference would be to form a government without Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough On The Rise

From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough

Three elections ago, the party only won four seats in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown Independent Alliance

'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown

He said he believed the Independent Alliance had been able to achieve a lot in government without “rocking the boat”.

From TheJournal.ie 'A forced marriage wouldn't make a good government: Varadkar continues to rule out Sinn Féin coalition Ge20

'A forced marriage wouldn't make a good government: Varadkar continues to rule out Sinn Féin coalition

Sinn Féin’s Paul Donnelly has already been elected in the Taoiseach’s constituency.

From TheJournal.ie 'Completely ridiculous': Department criticised over last-minute information for voters with sight loss Ge2020

'Completely ridiculous': Department criticised over last-minute information for voters with sight loss

There are 55,000 people in Ireland living with sight loss.

From TheJournal.ie Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer? Ge2020

Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer?

The claim is contained in Sinn Féin’s election manifesto.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest Climate Strike

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Report finds adult residents 'stripped naked' in front of children at Donegal care centre HIQA

Report finds adult residents 'stripped naked' in front of children at Donegal care centre

All staff who spoke with inspectors said residents and children were not safe in this centre.

From TheJournal.ie 'Stop letting us down': Messages for the next government from Galway and Limerick's homeless community Homeless Postcards

'Stop letting us down': Messages for the next government from Galway and Limerick's homeless community

Yesterday we shared views from people in Dublin experiencing homelessness – now it’s time to look outside the capital.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're not seen and definitely not heard': Why it's time for a homeless 'Rock the Vote' in Ireland Homeless Postcards

'They're not seen and definitely not heard': Why it's time for a homeless 'Rock the Vote' in Ireland

There are more than 6,300 homeless adults in Ireland and services say it is often difficult for people to register.

From TheJournal.ie 'Listen to us. Treat us as people': Messages for the next government from Dublin's homeless community Homeless Postcards

'Listen to us. Treat us as people': Messages for the next government from Dublin's homeless community

During this campaign, TheJournal.ie has been collecting views on the election from those experiencing homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after man killed in Donegal car crash Donegal

Appeal after man killed in Donegal car crash

The single-car crash occurred at 4am today.

From TheJournal.ie Factfind: How many adults under 30 are still living at home with their parents? Just The Facts

Factfind: How many adults under 30 are still living at home with their parents?

Election candidates have been talking about their plight during the campaign – how big an issue is it?

From TheJournal.ie 'We’ll be forever heartbroken’: Andrew McGinley pays tribute to his ‘creative, funny, unique children’ Rathcoole

'We’ll be forever heartbroken’: Andrew McGinley pays tribute to his ‘creative, funny, unique children’

A Mass for the Angels was held in Rathcoole this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'A dire situation': Two Dublin schools closed after electricity and heating failures Monkstown

'A dire situation': Two Dublin schools closed after electricity and heating failures

The two schools’ principals said they have been notifying the department about health and safety concerns since 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Garda arrested over alleged sexual assault Investigation

Garda arrested over alleged sexual assault

The man is currently being detained at a Midlands garda station.

From TheJournal.ie Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week Childcare

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week

Creche owners had been told the department will not fund an alternative day to make up time for the protest.

From TheJournal.ie Factcheck: Does the average person working full-time in Ireland earn €47,000 a year? Factcheck

Factcheck: Does the average person working full-time in Ireland earn €47,000 a year?

The claim was made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Monday night’s debate.

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