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NTA to announce revised plans for Dublin's bus routes

Revised plans to overhaul Dublin's bus network are due to be announced today after a record 50,000 people contributed to the first round of public consultation.

It is understood that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has agreed to increase the number of bus routes in the plan by

today 07:52
Dissident Republicans ‘could carry out more attacks in wake of Brexit’

Dissident republicans may exploit Brexit to carry out violent attacks, a senior police commander has said.

Police on both sides of the border have warned of a potential surge in dissident republican violence in the North after Brexit.

Dissident republican activity has increased

today 07:19
Canada’s Trudeau appears set to hold onto government

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears set to win a second term in Canada’s national elections.

His Liberal Party has delivered unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that cast doubt on his judgement and tarnished his image as a liberal icon.

today 07:19
Old favourites return in final Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer

Old favourites returned in the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

The blockbuster, directed by JJ Abrams, will bring to an end the nine-part saga that began with the original Star Wars in 1977.

The eagerly awaited trailer premiered on US TV during an NFL

today 07:19
Johnson bids to force through Brexit Bill in three days

Boris Johnson is urging MPs to back his Brexit deal as he launches a final bid to force through legislation in time for the UK to leave the EU with an agreement on October 31.

UK ministers have insisted they are confident they have the numbers to get the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB)

today 07:19
Law change decriminalising same-sex marriage and abortion in the North comes into effect

Abortion has been decriminalised in the North after a landmark law change came into force at midnight.

The legal reforms voted in at Westminster have also paved the way for the introduction of same-sex marriage in the region, with the first weddings expected in February.

The

today 07:19
Peyper overlooked for semi-finals after photo controversy

Referee Jaco Peyper was not considered for a World Cup semi-final appointment after an "inappropriate" picture of him with Welsh fans appeared on social media.

World Rugby investigated the circumstances around South African official Peyper appearing to mock the elbow to the head

today 06:49
What is 'the Kim Kardashian Principle'?

What is the alchemy that turns a life lived at the end of a selfie stick into hard cash? No better man to ask than Jeetendr Sehdev, once described as 'the lovechild of TMZ and The Economist'. He spoke to Ryan Tubridy today about his book The Kim Kardashian Principle (Why

today 06:49
Pep: Little margins are what City must get right to win in Europe
Pep Guardiola has called on his Manchester City players to show they have the mentality to win the Champions League.
today 03:01
'People are no longer shocked by plight of homeless' - McVerry
Campaigner Peter McVerry has said his greatest fear is that homelessness was now being normalised in Irish society.
today 03:01
Loyalists will not tolerate an economic united Ireland, Boris Johnson warned

Boris Johnson has been warned that loyalists in Northern Ireland will “not tolerate an economic united Ireland”.

The warning came as a host of loyalists gathered for a meeting at the Constitutional Club in east Belfast.

DUP councillor George Dorrian was among those

today 22:55
Brian Lohan or Louis Mulqueen set to manage Clare hurlers

Brian Lohan or Louis Mulqueen will be the next Clare senior hurling boss after the county board announced they were the only two nominees for the position.

The search for a new manager was postponed after former co-manager Donal Moloney withdrew his name from consideration a fortnight ago,

today 22:25
Treat for stargazers: Irish skies to be lit up by Orionid meteor shower tonight!

There is treat in store for stargazers tonight as the Orionid meteor shower is expected to be over Irish skies.

The phenomenon which occurs as result of the earth passing through the debris of Halleys Comet will be apparently best visible after 11:30pm.

Astronomers say the

yesterday 21:58
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Ructions in the Dáil AND the House of Commons, unrest in Chile and a meteor shower, it’s the evening fix.
yesterday 21:55
Frost forecast as temperatures drop to zero

Temperatures are set to drop to lows of zero as cold weather begins to bite across the country.

Met Éireann are forecasting frost and outbreaks of rain for the coming days.

Tonight, it's forecast to be coldest in the South and East of the country, with lowest temparatures of 0 to 7

yesterday 21:52
English and Cowen say they never asked colleagues to vote for them when absent from the Dáil

Junior Minister Damien English and Fianna Fáil's Public Expenditure spokesman Barry Cowen have insisted they never asked anyone to vote for them when not present in the Dáil.

The duo, speaking to the Irish Examiner, have said they were in the chamber on occasions when their button was

yesterday 21:52
Evening round-up: 'A typical FF scandal'; Historic day in Northern Ireland

So that’s nearly Monday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

TO INFORM

Vote gate: Justice Minister calls for full investigation into 'illegal act' of TDs voting

yesterday 21:46
Visitors to Stormont witness a one-hour imitation of democracy
No abortion debate after proceedings fall at first hurdle: election of a speaker
yesterday 21:22
Arlene Foster – Today is a “shameful day” and this “is not the end of the matter” on abortion fight

The DUP have been praised by Pro Life groups both sides of the border after they tried to stop abortion laws being introduced into the North from midnight tonight.

According to the Belfast Telegraph, the DUP leader Arlene Foster described the introduction of new abortion legislation

yesterday 19:52
Recall notice: Batches of Celtic Pure bottled water recalled due to bacterial contamination

Celtic Pure has issued an urgent recall notice for several batches of bottled water due to bacterial contamination.

Routine testing revealed the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, and E. coli bacteria. All three are potentially pathogenic.

Celtic Pure are sold at

yesterday 19:52
Ireland may get snow this week as temperatures are set to plummet

Parts of Ireland could see snow this Friday, but Met Eireann says it won't be much

Carlow Weather said in a Facebook post that a “wintry mix” could be in store on Friday for locations on higher ground:

Some very interesting charts for Friday and Saturday with a low

yesterday 19:49
Johnson bids to fast-track Brexit bill through Commons in three days

Boris Johnson is to seek to fast-track legislation to ratify his Brexit deal through the Commons in just three days as he attempts to avoid another delay to Britain’s departure from the EU.

Britain's Leader of the House Jacob Rees-Mogg told MPs debate on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill

yesterday 19:46
Consultants' €200m pay and pensions dispute with HSE back in court

A new dispute has arisen between Irish hospital consultant doctors and the HSE over a delay in paying an estimated €200m in pay and pension entitlements following the settlement of their High Court case last year over alleged breach of contract.

The HSE says, however, some 90% of

yesterday 19:46
Ireland’s player-by-player Rugby World Cup report
Few members of Schmidt’s side enhanced reputations in disappointing campaign
yesterday 19:16
Munster coach Van Graan salutes Schmidt after World Cup shocker

Munster coach Johann van Graan has paid tribute to Joe Schmidt despite the Kiwi's tenure as Ireland coach ending in ignominy in Tokyo on Sunday. 

Schmidt’s native New Zealand outclassed Ireland 46-14 in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Ajinomoto Stadium as an

yesterday 19:16
Great news: Gardai confirm missing man John Lockwood has been found safe and well

There was some good news announced this afternoon as Gardai confirmed that missing Co Mayo man John Lockwood has been found safe and well.

The news comes after Mr Lockwood, 87, was the subject of a nationwide appeal after he went missing from Lissadrone, Ballycastle in the early hours of

yesterday 18:49
Same-sex marriage and abortion set to become legal in Northern Ireland tonight

Same-sex marriage and abortion will become legal in Northern Ireland tonight at midnight despite a last-ditch attempt from the DUP

Abortion and same-sex marriage are set to become legal in Northern Ireland at midnight tonight after Stormont hosted its first sitting in nearly three

yesterday 18:46
Three doctors censured over care of man who had chest pains, and later died

The president of the High Court has confirmed the censure of three doctors and attachment of conditions to their practices over their involvement in the care of a man who died three days after being admitted to a hospital.

The three doctors were found guilty of poor professional

yesterday 18:43
Man jailed for eight years for 'violent forceful rape' at Limerick flat

A Congolese man has been jailed for eight years for the “violent forceful rape” of a woman.

Erick Mukoko (32) committed the offence after the woman refused a kiss from him at a flat where she had been socialising with a friend after a night out.

Mukoko, formerly of Thomas Street,

yesterday 18:43
‘Joker stairs’ set to become New York’s latest movie-inspired tourist attraction

The ‘Joker stairs’ appear set to become New York’s latest go-to area for movie aficionados.

The stairs in question, located on West 167th Street between Anderson and Shakespeare avenues in the Bronx, feature prominently when the movie’s protagonist, Arthur

yesterday 17:46
Daily News
Liverpool Players Dominate Ballon d'Or Shortlist

Six Liverpool players were among the first 20 names revealed on the Ballon d'Or shortlist by France Football on Monday evening.

Sadio Mane was one of the nominees announced early in the prolonged process, and was soon joined by Champions League-winning team-mates Alisson Becker and

today 07:55
Fusion Antibodies sees revenue continue to grow
Commercial roll out of services in six month period lifts revenue
today 07:52
All Rise. Final Star Wars trailer is unveiled

The final trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker was unveiled during Monday Night Football on US television ahead of the film's release in December.

Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson reprises his role as General Hux alongside Daisy Ridley (Rey), Mark Hamill (Luke

today 07:52
Chance to win Terminator: Dark Fate merchandise

To mark the release of Terminator: Dark Fate in cinemas on October 25, we have five merchandise packs to giveaway.

Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger return in their iconic roles in Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller and produced by James Cameron and David

today 07:52
Cardiff winger Lane called into Welsh World Cup squad

Cardiff Blues wing Owen Lane has been called into Wales's World Cup squad as replacement for injured back-row forward Josh Navidi.

The 21-year-old made his Test debut during Wales's World Cup warm-up games, scoring a try against Ireland in Cardiff.

The Welsh Rugby Union

today 07:52
NFL: Pace setting Patriots steamroll hapless Jets

The New England Patriots maintained their 100% start to the NFL season with a resounding 33-0 victory over hosts New York Jets on Monday night at East Rutherford.

Tom Brady completed 31 of 45 passes for 249 yards and one touchdown to help New England (7-0) beat the Jets for the eighth

today 07:52
Leah Bracknell's widower says his 'heart is truly broken' following her death

Leah Bracknell's widower Jez Hughes has written an emotional tribute to his late wife, saying his "heart is truly broken" following her death.

The former Emmerdale actress died at the aged of 55 in September after a three-year battle with lung cancer.

Hughes paid

today 07:52
Corrie star teases Gemma's surprise labour... while stuck in a cable car!

Coronation Street star Dolly Rose Campbell has revealed that her character Gemma Winter, who is pregnant with quadruplets, goes into labour at an extremely inopportune moment in an upcoming episode.

Chesney has whisked Gemma away for a day out to the seaside when they go up in a cable

today 07:52
Fair City hostage stand-off will have fans on the edge of their seats

Fair City fans have been promised a week of high drama as the hostage stand-off involving Ciarán, Rose, Katy, Tessa and Eoghan cranks up the tension.

Warning: spoiler alert!

With Ciarán holding Rose and Katy imprisoning Tessa, a battle of wits will play out in

today 07:52
Fears of potato shortage as bad weather hits harvest

Teagasc has warned that farmers could face "big, big losses" if weather conditions do not improve and consumers could see fewer Irish potatoes on the shelves.

Just one third of the national potato crop has been harvested with wet weather making the task close to

today 07:52
Jones claims England were spied on and calls Kiwi media 'fans with keyboards'
The England boss said all the pressure is on New Zealand ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.
today 07:46
Justin Trudeau narrowly wins Canadian election
The prime minister will likely lead a minority government.
today 07:22
Manchester United investigate allegations of racist abuse

Manchester United have launched an urgent investigation after a spectator was ejected from Old Trafford amid allegations of racist abuse during another depressing weekend for football.

The Premier League giants have branded any form of racism “completely unacceptable” following

today 07:19
Nicki Minaj appears to have married Kenneth Petty

Rapper Nicki Minaj appears to have confirmed she has married boyfriend Kenneth Petty.

The US hip hop star posted a video to Instagram showing matching Mr and Mrs mugs as well as black and white baseball caps with “Bride” and Groom” written across the front. View

today 07:19
Licencing system for sales of tobacco proposed; plans to ban e-cigs for under 18s

Shops will be forced to pay for licences to sell tobacco and e-cigarette products and will be named and shamed and face potential fines if they fail to do so under new government plans.

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring the potential new rules to Cabinet this morning, alongside

today 07:19
Local garda ‘spotted’ protection racket

A local garda, trained in how to spot unexplained wealth of suspected criminals, unearthed assets that eventually exposed a “protection racket” involving gangland figures and Dublin City Council officials.

Inquiries in 2016 by the detective into Ballyfermot criminal Declan Reilly

today 07:19
Creative thinking may work in the North’s favour

Dual customs arrangements exist elsewhere, and could boost the North’s economy

The key intervention in the Brexit talks last week may not have come from Ireland, or the EU, or the British government. Instead it may have come from Britain’s comptroller and auditor general, who

today 07:19
Nicki Minaj appears to have married Kenneth Petty

Rapper Nicki Minaj appears to have confirmed she has married boyfriend Kenneth Petty.

The US hip hop star posted a video to Instagram showing matching Mr and Mrs mugs as well as black and white baseball caps with “Bride” and Groom” written across the front.

today 07:13
Latest news from Ireland
today 07:55 Liverpool Players Dominate Ballon d'Or Shortlist
today 07:52 Fusion Antibodies sees revenue continue to grow
today 07:52 All Rise. Final Star Wars trailer is unveiled
today 07:52 Chance to win Terminator: Dark Fate merchandise
today 07:52 Cardiff winger Lane called into Welsh World Cup squad
today 07:52 NFL: Pace setting Patriots steamroll hapless Jets
today 07:52 Leah Bracknell's widower says his 'heart is truly broken' following her death
today 07:52 Corrie star teases Gemma's surprise labour... while stuck in a cable car!
today 07:52 Fair City hostage stand-off will have fans on the edge of their seats
today 07:52 Fears of potato shortage as bad weather hits harvest
today 07:52 NTA to announce revised plans for Dublin's bus routes
today 07:46 Jones claims England were spied on and calls Kiwi media 'fans with keyboards'
today 07:22 Justin Trudeau narrowly wins Canadian election
today 07:19 Manchester United investigate allegations of racist abuse
today 07:19 Nicki Minaj appears to have married Kenneth Petty
today 07:19 Licencing system for sales of tobacco proposed; plans to ban e-cigs for under 18s
today 07:19 Local garda ‘spotted’ protection racket
today 07:19 Dissident Republicans ‘could carry out more attacks in wake of Brexit’
today 07:19 Canada’s Trudeau appears set to hold onto government
today 07:19 Old favourites return in final Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer
today 07:19 Johnson bids to force through Brexit Bill in three days
today 07:19 Law change decriminalising same-sex marriage and abortion in the North comes into effect
today 07:19 Creative thinking may work in the North’s favour
today 07:13 Nicki Minaj appears to have married Kenneth Petty
today 07:13 Let’s stick to two tiers for football
today 07:13 Fun factor gets Gavin Moynihan back on course
today 07:13 Manchester United investigate allegations of racist abuse
today 07:13 Johnson bids to force through Brexit Bill in three days
today 07:13 Boris Johnson seeks to fast-track Brexit bill
today 07:13 Dissident Republicans ‘could carry out more attacks in wake of Brexit’
today 07:13 Old favourites return in final Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer
today 07:13 It’s important to read the small print of Tier 2
today 07:13 Leinster boss ‘gutted’ for Schmidt and Ireland
today 07:13 Canada’s Trudeau appears set to hold onto government
today 07:13 Law change decriminalising same-sex marriage and abortion in the North comes into effect
today 06:52 On This Day in 2009: DINNY Cahill has confirmed that he is interested in managing the Antrim hurlers for a second time.
today 06:49 Lenny Henry: ‘When a grown-up beats you, all you think is, when is this going to stop?’
today 06:49 E Nesbit: JK Rowling identifies with her more than any other writer
today 06:49 ‘We got the words, I’m sorry, there’s no heartbeat. I just started screaming hysterically’
today 06:49 We need to talk about grief at work
today 06:49 Bowled over by the many virtues of cricket
today 06:49 What’s really in a packet of processed cheese slices?
today 06:49 When a child dies: ‘Grief doesn’t have a clock’
today 06:49 John O'Shea chimes in on VAR debate
today 06:49 Jones and Hansen best friends ahead of semi-final clash
today 06:49 'America is there' - Some players wills shun Tier 2, warns Westmeath's Martin
today 06:49 Taosieach to deliver State apology for CervicalCheck failures
today 06:49 'Some good must come from Kevin's terrible suffering' - Tony Lunney
today 06:49 Peyper overlooked for semi-finals after photo controversy
today 06:49 What is 'the Kim Kardashian Principle'?
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