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Today’s News

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

1 minute ago 21 Views 0 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years
# Elisabeth Borne
# Elisabeth Borne

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years

6 minutes ago 480 Views 0 Comments

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier handed his resignation to the president.

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay

27 minutes ago 5,390 Views 16 Comments

The 17-year-old player told his story in an interview with Sky Sports.

Man (20s) arrested over the murder of pensioner Christopher Hall
# Christopher Hall
# Christopher Hall

Man (20s) arrested over the murder of pensioner Christopher Hall

37 minutes ago 2,859 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Hall suffered an assault prior to his death.

Johnson meets NI parties amid warning against unilateral action on protocol
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Johnson meets NI parties amid warning against unilateral action on protocol

Updated 53 minutes ago 27,353 Views 32 Comments
  • Johnson made clear that he did not favour scrapping the Protocol, and instead wanted to secure changes to it.
  • DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the Prime Minister will be judged on his actions and not his words over the Protocol.
  • Sinn Féin Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill said the Protocol "is here to stay" following a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley
# Courts
# Courts

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley

Updated 1 hour ago 30,289 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes

Updated 1 hour ago 22,894 Views 67 Comments

Representatives from St Vincent’s Healthcare Group appeared before an Oireachtas Committee today.

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
From The42
# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

1 hour ago 4,909 Views 6 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs

3 hours ago 4,837 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is still expected to be the second fastest growing economy in the eurozone, with GDP set to increase by 5.4%.

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?

Updated 3 hours ago 7,766 Views 4 Comments

It’s crunch time for counties before next weekend’s games.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

3 hours ago 12,138 Views 24 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

3 hours ago 6,138 Views 0 Comments

‘We’re discussing individuals who have a malicious intent trying to undermine the likes of Bernard Dunne and Billy Walsh in the past.’

Rebekah Vardy and agent’s WhatsApps ‘evil and uncalled for’, Coleen Rooney tells court
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Rebekah Vardy and agent’s WhatsApps ‘evil and uncalled for’, Coleen Rooney tells court

Updated 4 hours ago 23,513 Views 0 Comments

Rooney is defending the libel claim brought by Rebekah Vardy on the basis of truth and public interest.

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank
# New Rules
# New Rules

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank

4 hours ago 6,823 Views 4 Comments

The regulator has also placed an interest rate cap of 23% APR on all consumer credit agreements.

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
# Shocking
# Shocking

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

4 hours ago 8,124 Views 35 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest

4 hours ago 8,366 Views 5 Comments

The company said it had been unable to tender a new contract with catering provider RailGourmet.

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
# Dr Phil
From The42
# Dr Phil

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina

6 hours ago 14,778 Views 15 Comments

The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
# Cinema
# Cinema

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

7 hours ago 5,005 Views 3 Comments

The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week
# Heating
# Heating

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week

7 hours ago 19,325 Views 30 Comments

All households who received Fuel Allowance in early April will automatically receive the €100 lump sum.

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?

8 hours ago 71,555 Views 49 Comments

Children across the country are making their First Communion this month.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

9 hours ago 13,574 Views 5 Comments

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup

9 hours ago 24,671 Views 11 Comments

The action gets underway this coming weekend.

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

9 hours ago 7,764 Views 33 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge

9 hours ago 5,058 Views 0 Comments

Both men in their 20s, who were arrested on Friday, have been released from Garda custody without charge.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

10 hours ago 23,401 Views 8 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes

10 hours ago 11,546 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp is suing his former partner for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

10 hours ago 7,370 Views 4 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north

11 hours ago 11,168 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

12 hours ago 49,549 Views 46 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools

12 hours ago 10,139 Views 9 Comments

The Department will continue to publish figures on the enrolment of Ukrainian children each month.

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

18 hours ago 27,867 Views 24 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: What European city is this?
# European Cities
# European Cities

Quiz: What European city is this?

20 hours ago 47,874 Views 6 Comments

Do you know your Madrids from your Barcelonas?

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'
# John Kiely
From The42
# John Kiely

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'

21 hours ago 52,826 Views 68 Comments

The Limerick boss said Hegarty is being unfairly targeted by referees.

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

22 hours ago 39,503 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

22 hours ago 20,105 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

23 hours ago 8,182 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

23 hours ago 36,953 Views 9 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011
# Gallagher's Gang
From The42
# Gallagher's Gang

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011

23 hours ago 23,452 Views 3 Comments

Derry struck three goals in the Athletic Grounds to secure a convincing victory.

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