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Like the old Spanish churros? Head down to your local Aldi store and get yourself a bargain churro maker machine

Longing for a taste of churros in the morning after your holidays in sunny Spain? Well, now it’s your chance to reward your taste buds, as Aldi will soon sell churro makers, at the very affordable price of €20.

The machine, made by Ambiano, offers a ‘healthier’

today 23:19
‘It’s a witch hunt, it’s a hoax': Trump downplays moment as impeachment hearings open

US president Donald Trump said he was “too busy” doing the people’s business to watch the impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency.

But even as Mr Trump tried to suggest he was above the fray, the president tweeted two dozen times before noon laying out his

today 23:16
Miriam Lord: Noel Grealish cuts remarkable figures with his loose grasp on facts
Independent TD’s provocative question leads to a second day of blowback in the Dáil
today 22:43
The Lotto results are in...

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth almost €4m. The winning numbers were 2, 6, 8, 9, 24, 39 bonus number 36.

There were no winners of the Lotto Plus and Lotto Plus One draws.

However, more than 72,000 players won prizes including two Match 5 plus bonus winners

today 22:13
Evening Round Up: Historic sexual abuse in Scouts; Trump impeachment; RIP Niall Tóibín

So that’s Wednesday nearly 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

Scouts: Micheál Martin has called for a statutory, independent and transparent inquiry

today 22:04
UK consumers will expect EU standards in FTA - Hogan

Ireland's EU commissioner Phil Hogan has said British consumers will expect the UK to sign up to the EU’s labour, environmental and food standards as part of a free trade agreement for which he will be chief negotiator next year.

Giving an upbeat prediction of how quickly the

yesterday 21:40
Former Speaker of the House of Commons and MP, John Bercow is to release his candid memoirs 'Unspeakable' next February.

Publishing house Weidenfeld & Nicolson have acquired the rights to former House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow's upcoming memoirs, entitled 'Unspeakable'.

The deal, which is believed to be six-figures, comes just two weeks after Bercow stepped down as Speaker of The

yesterday 21:40
Prolific Troy Parrott puts progression down to hunger for goals

Troy Parrott believes his desire to score goals has hastened his rise up the ranks as he prepares to make his senior debut with the Republic of Ireland.

Parrott has been a deadly marksman for Ireland at underage levels and has been promoted to Mick McCarthy's squad after racking up

yesterday 21:40
Oh dear: Irish Water says that further boil water notices affecting hundreds of thousands of customers ‘cannot be ruled out’

Irish Water has issued a statement saying that further boil water notices ‘cannot be ruled out’.

Upwards of 600,000 customers across Dublin, Kildare, and Meath were forced to boil their water for eight days, for the second time in two weeks.

The problem arose when

yesterday 21:13
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Here’s what made headlines today…
yesterday 21:10
Historic city of Venice suffers worst flooding in over half a century, scientists blame global warming

Large areas of the historic city of Venice are underwater, in some of the worst flooding that Venice has seen in over fifty years.

Scientists are blaming climate change for the event, which caused a tidal level measured as 6.14ft. The last time that Venice flooded this bad was

yesterday 20:10
Love Island’s Maura Higgins leads the best-dressed celebs on the ITV Palooza red carpet

TV stars were out in force for ITV Palooza, the annual event which celebrates the channel’s showbiz successes.

Alongside presenters Holly Willoughby and Susanna Reid there was reality TV royalty in the form of Gemma Collins and fellow TOWIE alumni Jess Wright with brother Mark.

yesterday 20:07
Passenger loses 370,000 air miles after smuggling overweight cat on to flight

A Russian air passenger has had hundreds of thousands of air miles revoked after he smuggled his overweight cat on board a flight.

Mikhail Galin took his cat Viktor on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Riga despite the feline weighing 2kg over the limit, using a decoy cat to fool staff.

yesterday 20:07
Motorists urged to take 'extreme caution' as snow falls across the country

Motorists are being urged to exercise extreme caution in Leinster and Munster as snow and sleet falls across Ireland this evening.

AA Roadwatch have warned that the weather is affecting roads in Carlow, Laois and Offally, in particular on the N80 between Portlaoise and

yesterday 20:07
National Lottery have revealed the location where last night’s Euromillions Plus ticket was purchased

The National Lottery have revealed the location where Tuesday night’s winning EuroMillions Plus ticket was purchased.

In an announcement made on Wednesday, Lotto chiefs confirmed that the winning €500,000 ticket was purchased in O’Toole’s garage in

yesterday 19:07
WEATHER WARNING: Motorists advised to take extreme care as very heavy rainfall turning to sleet and snow is forecast

There’s a weather warning in place this evening and very early tomorrow morning as heavy rainfall is likely to turn to sleet and snow in areas.

A status yellow warning in now in place for these seven counties, Kilkenny, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Wicklow, Offaly and

yesterday 19:07
Republican congressman uses campaign funds for daughter's Irish dance competition

Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife used campaign funds for their daughter’s Irish dance competition, among other personal expenses. 

Californian Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret are to stand trial in January for a 60-count indictment of fraud, conspiracy and other crimes

yesterday 19:04
Petition to save Ireland's largest nursing home for dementia patients handed to Dáil

A petition with more than 10,000 signatures, to save St Joseph's Care Home in Dublin has been handed in to the Dáil today.

The nursing home, which cares for patients with dementia may be facing closure if it does not receive increased funding.

The facility currently cares for 60

yesterday 19:04
Jail for Cork worker who was inspired by TV show in attempted poisoning of boss

A worker with a grievance against his supervisor took inspiration from the “Unsolved Crimes” TV programme to import poison and apply it to the handle of the boss’s car, confiding in colleagues that it would kill him within 24 hours.

That was on May 23, 2018 at Iron Mountain,

yesterday 18:55
Browne selected as McCarthy reveals side to face New Zealand

Mick McCarthy has named his side for Thursday's friendly international against New Zealand with Preston midfielder Alan Browne starting in midfield, while, as previously announced, there are debuts for Troy Parrott and Lee O'Connor.

Browne's inclusion may indicate that

yesterday 18:31
Fringe players given chance as McCarthy takes surprise step of naming team to face New Zealand
As was expected, Troy Parrott will make his senior debut tomorrow night.
yesterday 18:25
Cardiologists issue stark health warning about vaping, going as far as recommending an outright ban

Leading cardiologists have issued a stark health warning about vaping, going as far as recommending an outright ban..

Medical experts have said new research into this relatively new way of smoking suggests that vaping can lead to heavy damage to the brain, heart, blood vessels, and

yesterday 18:04
Two of three men who drowned on Kerry fishing trip had high levels of alcohol

Two of three men who drowned on a sea fishing trip in south Kerry a year ago had high levels of alcohol, the inquest into their death in Killarney has heard. The third man had told his wife he was returning to shore because of the waves, but she never heard from him again.

A verdict of

yesterday 18:01
Jail for Cork worker who was inspired by TV show in attempted poisoning of boss

A worker with a grievance against his supervisor took inspiration from the “Unsolved Crimes” TV programme to import poison and apply it to the handle of the boss’s car, confiding in colleagues that it would kill him within 24 hours.

That was on May 23, 2018 at Iron Mountain,

yesterday 18:01
I rejoice when I meet people from Riga, Lagos or Aleppo in Leitrim
Michael Harding: The county has been rejuvenated by people from other societies coming here
yesterday 17:28
Man jailed for attempting to poison co-worker with lethal chemical

A man who attempted to poison a co-worker with a lethal chemical after he heard of the substance on an unsolved crimes show has been jailed for a year.

The Circuit Criminal Court in Cork heard that on 23 May 2018, Thomas Lynch got a chamois cloth and placed the substance, thallium, on the

yesterday 17:28
Sharon Shannon & Donal Lunny perform live on Today with Miriam O'Callaghan

Sharon Shannon and Donal Lunny joined Miriam in studio to perform live and discuss Sharon's 30 years in the music industry, and the release of her latest release, 'The Winkles Tapes (1989)'

Sharon has just released previously unheard tracks recorded back

yesterday 17:28
Decade of goal woes on Ireland's shoulders

Brian Cowen was Taoiseach, Anglo-Irish bank was still operational, the Aviva Stadium was a building site, I Gotta Feeling was in the charts and Giovanni Trappatoni was managing the Irish football team against his native Italy.

A 2-2 draw sealed a spot for Ireland in the World Cup

yesterday 17:28
An Bord Pleanála gives the go-ahead for a €500 million wastewater treatment plant in north Dublin, despite local opposition

An Bord Pleanála has greenlighted the construction of a €500 million wastewater treatment plant in north Dublin, despite strong local opposition.

Irish Water, which will manage and operate the facility at a site in Clonshaugh near Dublin Airport, has said that the development is

yesterday 17:01
The 5 at 5: Wednesday
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
yesterday 16:58
Daily News
Public raise £2,000 for Derry funeral of 'much-loved' homeless man

MORE than £2,000 has been raised through an online appeal to cover the funeral costs of a man who spent his days on the streets of Derry city centre.

While he lived in a hostel, Jimmy Brolly (59) was a familiar figure in the city centre and came to public prominence in 2015 when he

today 01:55
Man arrested on suspicion of having extreme pornographic image

A 49-year-old man has been arrested in Derry on suspicion of possessing what police described as an "extreme pornographic image".

The man was arrested during searches of properties in the city's Creggan area carried out under the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008.

A police

today 01:55
Niall Tóibín remembered as great actor and wit who `blazed a trail'

NIALL Tóibín was last night remembered as a great actor and wit who "blazed a trail".

The 89-year-old star of stage, television and film died in Dublin early yesterday following a long illness.

Born in Cork into an Irish-speaking family, Tóibín began his career in radio before

today 01:55
Man hit by bat in sectarian attack in Ballymena

A MAN was hit by a bat in a sectarian attack in Ballymena.

Police said the man was walking along Sentry Hill at around 11.30am on Tuesday November 5 when he was attacked by several masked men.

One of the gang was waving a knife.

The victim was punched and hit with a bat before

today 01:55
Aidan Walsh on collision course with welterweight rival Kieran Molloy at Irish elites

Amateur boxing: Liffey Crane 2020 Irish Elite Championships

AIDAN Walsh could be on a collision course with reigning Irish welterweight champion Kieran Molloy – if the Belfast man gets past Terry McEntee tomorrow night.

The Monkstown counter-puncher has been paired with former

today 01:55
Tom Cruise got caught in Kerry pub row in early 1990s, Michael Healy-Rae claims

HOLLYWOOD actor Tom Cruise was falsely accused of stealing somebody's cigarettes in a Co Kerry pub while he was filming 1992 epic Far and Away, politician Michael Healy-Rae has claimed.

The independent TD claimed an elderly punter threatened the Top Gun actor with a stick when he visited

today 01:55
Denise O’Sullivan wins Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of Month award
Cork native has been a joy to watch for Ireland and was key to her US club’s title win
today 01:52
Tyler Bleyendaal ready to follow ‘Pied Piper’ coach Stephen Larkham
Munster fly-half puts injury woes behind him and could start against Ospreys this weekend
today 01:52
Clark happy to take comeback one game at a time
When things weren’t going well with Newcastle, defender feared he might not get another chance with Ireland
today 01:52
Rhys Ruddock primed to delve into hurt locker to fuel Leinster campaign
Flanker is focused on what is ahead of him rather than what went wrong in Japan
today 01:52
Noel Grealish knew exactly what he was doing
Comments in the Dáil about ‘astronomical’ sums sent to Nigeria were prepared and scripted
today 01:52
Fact Check: What do the figures on money sent to Nigeria from Ireland reveal?
The World Bank says €3.54 billion went to Nigeria in 8 years but CSO says €136 million
today 01:52
'There is money to be made in this industry, if you get it right': Inside the €327m PFS deal
Why an Australian giant has snapped up the Trim-based payment business
today 01:22
Mick McCarthy sees potential but urges patience where Parrott is concerned
Dubliner set to become country’s third-youngest senior debutant, after Holmes and Keane
today 00:49
Visually impaired students to benefit from new digital library

A new digital library has been created which will greatly widen the number of books that third-level students who are visually impaired, or who have other print disabilities, can read.

Bookshare Ireland will provide instant digital access to more than 500,000 academic books and other

today 00:49
Happy Springbok hooker retires again
Schalk Brits insisted there would not be another comeback.
today 00:43
'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment
Women who suffer with the chronic disease report feeling suicidal and helpless.
today 00:19
Increasing health risks from heatwaves as climate changes, experts warn

British pensioners are increasingly at risk from the growing threat of heatwaves as the climate changes, health experts have warned.

And children are particularly at risk from air pollution, mostly caused by transport and burning coal, which stunts their lung development and has

today 00:19
Latest news from Ireland
today 01:22 'There is money to be made in this industry, if you get it right': Inside the €327m PFS deal
today 00:49 Mick McCarthy sees potential but urges patience where Parrott is concerned
today 00:49 Visually impaired students to benefit from new digital library
today 00:43 Happy Springbok hooker retires again
today 00:19 'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment
today 00:19 Increasing health risks from heatwaves as climate changes, experts warn
today 00:19 Wetherspoon planning more pubs for Cork
today 00:10 Molex Ireland losses reached almost €8m last year
today 00:10 Tullow shares slump to 20-year low
today 00:10 Wetherspoon planning more pubs for Cork
today 00:10 Magee clothing firm hit by Brexit fears
today 00:10 Southgate may pay for making ‘Saipan-lite’ public
today 00:10 Increasing health risks from heatwaves as climate changes, experts warn
today 00:10 Digital library to ‘empower’ visually impaired students
today 00:10 Learning Points: Hardcore porn can pollute our children’s minds
today 00:10 Mum’s the word: We should look for chances to strengthen our kids’ social skills
today 00:10 Southgate may pay for making ‘Saipan-lite’ public
today 00:10 Mullins plans another light campaign for Photo en route to Cheltenham
today 00:10 We have relied on our diaspora’s generosity for centuries
today 00:10 We are at the precipice of a global ecological catastrophe
today 23:46 Trump overheard asking about ‘the investigations’, hearing told
today 23:46 Peter Wright powers past world number two Rob Cross at Aldersley
today 23:40 Frankfurt captain won't play again in 2019 after barging coach
today 23:40 Liverpool star Mane kept in check, but Senegal cruise to victory
today 23:19 Like the old Spanish churros? Head down to your local Aldi store and get yourself a bargain churro maker machine
today 23:16 Limerick man offers €2k reward for information after baby grandson’s grave vandalised
today 23:16 ‘It’s a witch hunt, it’s a hoax': Trump downplays moment as impeachment hearings open
today 23:07 ‘It’s a witch hunt, it’s a hoax': Trump downplays moment as impeachment hearings open
today 22:43 Southgate stands by decision to drop Sterling for Montenegro match
today 22:43 Nigerians in Ireland shocked and concerned by Grealish comments
today 22:43 Tension and drama as Trump impeachment public hearings begin
today 22:43 Miriam Lord: Noel Grealish cuts remarkable figures with his loose grasp on facts
today 22:43 Tyson Fury reflects on mental health issues
today 22:43 Martin gives backing to Clifford-Lee despite comments
today 22:37 'I came, I saw, I conquered, now go back to baseball' – Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy exit
today 22:37 Man United have 'priority' on Lyon star
today 22:37 Chilwell joking with Vardy about possible England return
today 22:37 'I feel sad' - Rakitic complains about being benched at Barcelona
today 22:37 Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo at Real Madrid
today 22:13 Gardaí investigating seven targeted attacks on sex workers
today 22:13 If Ireland joins Cern, it will result in 'millions being put into Irish economy’, committee told
today 22:13 Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population
today 22:13 Michelle Pfeiffer shares selfie with husband on wedding anniversary
today 22:13 Famous family can be hindrance, says Jade Jagger
today 22:13 Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter turn heads at The Crown premiere
today 22:13 Takeaways so far from public US impeachment hearings
today 22:13 SDLP leader delivers rallying call in South Belfast
today 22:13 The Lotto results are in...
today 22:10 Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing by Rough Magic Theatre
today 22:04 Michelle Pfeiffer shares selfie with husband on wedding anniversary
Editorials
Values, interests and institutions have been subordinated to electoral calculation
today 01:52
The debate over remittances is a sideshow compared to the disturbing focus of the Independent TD’s Dáil remarks
yesterday 20:37
It’s not too late for the city’s authorities to act to defuse a crisis for which they are primarily to blame
yesterday 19:34
Council of Europe saw 64 confirmed cases of modern slavery in Ireland in Ireland last year
yesterday 15:22
Concerns over fact that most teenagers view pornography has been known for a decade
yesterday 06:58
Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill will stamp out fraud and reduce premiums
yesterday 01:43
And there is more to the exodus than just the vitriol directed at representatives
yesterday 01:43
Nigel Farage’s tactical retreat highlights the failure of remainers to join forces
2019-11-12 22:28
The local property tax was to be transformative for local government funding. It hasn’t worked out like that
2019-11-12 21:25
It’s hard for many to accept gender-based violence is a real problem in Ireland
2019-11-12 03:34
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