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Today’s News

Backlash in Greece over snow storm 'fiasco' as thousands of cars left stranded
# Snowstorm
# Snowstorm

Backlash in Greece over snow storm 'fiasco' as thousands of cars left stranded

6 minutes ago 423 Views 0 Comments

The army was brought in to help police, fire and state crews extricate some 3,500 stranded motorists.

Varadkar says GP contract leak inquiry by gardai is 'nearing a conclusion'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Varadkar says GP contract leak inquiry by gardai is 'nearing a conclusion'

20 minutes ago 923 Views 0 Comments

Varadkar told RTÉ’s Today with Claire Byrne that he hasn’t heard from gardaí since last Apri.

Over 1,600 new GPs need to be hired before 2028 to meet demand, health committee hears
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Over 1,600 new GPs need to be hired before 2028 to meet demand, health committee hears

20 minutes ago 343 Views 0 Comments

There are currently an average of 0.69 GPs per 1,000 population, when it should be between 1.02 and 1.1.

HSE report: 'Significant harm' caused to 46 young people who attended South Kerry CAMHS
# HSE
# HSE

HSE report: 'Significant harm' caused to 46 young people who attended South Kerry CAMHS

30 minutes ago 43,492 Views 0 Comments

The HSE has apologised to the children and their families.

Poll: Have you been out at a pub, restaurant or event past 8pm since restrictions were relaxed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been out at a pub, restaurant or event past 8pm since restrictions were relaxed?

2 hours ago 26,212 Views 24 Comments

Have you been out already enjoying the relaxed restrictions?

93 potential graves found at Canada school site
# British Columbia
# British Columbia

93 potential graves found at Canada school site

3 hours ago 9,429 Views 8 Comments

Since May, more than 1,000 anonymous graves have been found near former schools run by religious groups.

Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong

3 hours ago 10,503 Views 7 Comments

WWF said the newly identified species showed the region is a nature ‘hotspot’ but action is needed to protect wildlife.

Connacht to stage Champions Cup home leg with Leinster at the Sportsground
# Shall Not Be Moved
From The42
# Shall Not Be Moved

Connacht to stage Champions Cup home leg with Leinster at the Sportsground

Updated 3 hours ago 18,152 Views 21 Comments

While Leinster might look at bringing the second leg to the Aviva Stadium, Connacht are going to stay put for the first.

Netherlands to ease Covid restrictions from today as WHO says Omicron risk remains 'very high'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Netherlands to ease Covid restrictions from today as WHO says Omicron risk remains 'very high'

Updated 4 hours ago 17,271 Views 6 Comments

Bars, restaurants and museums in the country will be allowed to reopen from today.

Driver (20s) killed in single-vehicle crash in Meath
# Collision
# Collision

Driver (20s) killed in single-vehicle crash in Meath

4 hours ago 16,155 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Downing Street still waiting for Gray report as Boris Johnson faces further questions
# Partygate
# Partygate

Downing Street still waiting for Gray report as Boris Johnson faces further questions

4 hours ago 5,647 Views 7 Comments

Reports suggested the civil servant’s inquiry could be published to coincide with Prime Minister’s Questions today.

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine

5 hours ago 24,224 Views 55 Comments
  • The White House has said the risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine "remains imminent"
  • US President Joe Biden said such a move would prompt "enormous consequences" and "change the world"
  • Irish people have been advised to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine
Minister of State 'deeply concerned' about marine impacts of Russian military exercises
# Military Exercises
# Military Exercises

Minister of State 'deeply concerned' about marine impacts of Russian military exercises

5 hours ago 11,131 Views 10 Comments

Malcolm Noonan said he has written to the Foreign Affairs Minister and the Russian Ambassador to Ireland to express his concerns.

Why are we more likely to send a woman to the European Parliament than the Dáil?
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Why are we more likely to send a woman to the European Parliament than the Dáil?

6 hours ago 5,482 Views 10 Comments

Parties will have ensure 40% of their candidates in the next general election are women if they want to avoid a funding cut.

Highest number of mortgages drawn down last year since 2009
# Housing
# Housing

Highest number of mortgages drawn down last year since 2009

6 hours ago 6,635 Views 4 Comments

Mortgages drawn down in 2021 were worth a total of €10.5 billion, the highest value since 2008.

New research to examine lives of children in care and adults who were in care as children
# Government
# Government

New research to examine lives of children in care and adults who were in care as children

6 hours ago 3,648 Views 4 Comments

The Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman said the project will provide “new and important insights”.

Central Bank forecasts strong growth and drop in unemployment as economy shrugs off Omicron
# Economic Outlook
# Economic Outlook

Central Bank forecasts strong growth and drop in unemployment as economy shrugs off Omicron

6 hours ago 6,009 Views 7 Comments

Economic activity is back to pre-pandemic levels but inflation looms large.

No psychiatrist in private practice available for children with ADHD amid surge in demand
# ADHD
# ADHD

No psychiatrist in private practice available for children with ADHD amid surge in demand

12 hours ago 20,062 Views 17 Comments

ADHD Ireland said it is “drowning” in calls from people asking about assessments and services.

Yesterday’s News

Teenager hospitalised after stabbing incident in Cork city centre
# Cork City
# Cork City

Teenager hospitalised after stabbing incident in Cork city centre

13 hours ago 17,924 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene on John Redmond Street shortly before 9pm.

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida

13 hours ago 28,774 Views 5 Comments

The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork

14 hours ago 53,267 Views 0 Comments

The accident happened shortly after 5pm today.

Taoiseach: Ireland 'not politically neutral but militarily neutral' as Ukraine travel advice is updated
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach: Ireland 'not politically neutral but militarily neutral' as Ukraine travel advice is updated

Updated 14 hours ago 38,811 Views 48 Comments
  • Irish people are now advised against non-essential travel to Ukraine.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that Russia's massing of troops the Ukrainian border was not justified.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said he was "not aware" of plans for the use of Irish airspace for the transport of troops or weapons to Ukraine.
Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO
# Russia
# Russia

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO

Updated 14 hours ago 54,443 Views 87 Comments

The security analyst says it also demonstrates Ireland’s failure to meet the minimum standards of our Neutral status.

Coast Guard tender to be amended to maintain current number of search and rescue bases
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast Guard tender to be amended to maintain current number of search and rescue bases

14 hours ago 9,639 Views 9 Comments

There are currently four search and rescue bases in Ireland at Dublin, Shannon, Sligo and Waterford.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

15 hours ago 7,169 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles
# Inquest
# Inquest

Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles

15 hours ago 43,442 Views 31 Comments

Olivia Loader (48) died after being hit by the vehicle at the junction of Phibsborough Road and Connaught Street.

Letterkenny IT stun UCD with late point to book Sigerson Cup quarter-final place
# Last Eight
From The42
# Last Eight

Letterkenny IT stun UCD with late point to book Sigerson Cup quarter-final place

16 hours ago 24,349 Views 3 Comments

The Donegal side reached the semi-finals in 2020.

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'
# Third Level
# Third Level

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'

16 hours ago 13,015 Views 14 Comments

Academia is no longer dominated by men, with women making up more than half of lecturers. But problems remain across third-level in Ireland.

Tactics Board: Ziyech flourishes for Chelsea as Spurs' change in shape fails to deliver
# Xs And Os
From The42
# Xs And Os

Tactics Board: Ziyech flourishes for Chelsea as Spurs' change in shape fails to deliver

16 hours ago 9,428 Views 0 Comments

Mason Mount and Mateo Kovacic had joy as two number eights at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, writes Shane Keegan.

€100 one-off payment should be passed on to electricity customers by the end of March
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

€100 one-off payment should be passed on to electricity customers by the end of March

16 hours ago 17,196 Views 42 Comments

Approximately 2.1 million domestic electricity account holders will benefit from the one-off credit.

Hunter high on cocaine walked through Donegal town firing at gardaí and civilians, court hears
# Glenties
# Glenties

Hunter high on cocaine walked through Donegal town firing at gardaí and civilians, court hears

16 hours ago 34,176 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Dowling let off up to nine shots of ammunition from a high-powered telescopic rifle in Glenties, Co Donegal.

Did the country's top civil servant accept an €81K pay rise? Varadkar says it's not for him to say
# Sec Gen Job
# Sec Gen Job

Did the country's top civil servant accept an €81K pay rise? Varadkar says it's not for him to say

16 hours ago 31,833 Views 27 Comments

‘Transparency is always useful in these matters,’ a spokesperson for the Taoiseach has said.

Wildlife service set to hire champions to aid with the conservation of curlews
# Curlew Champion
# Curlew Champion

Wildlife service set to hire champions to aid with the conservation of curlews

17 hours ago 9,362 Views 2 Comments

The wildlife service has estimated that without any action, curlews could go extinct as a breeding species within the next five to ten years.

Extract: 'I knew that it was too dangerous to bicycle down O’Connell Street, for fear of being shot'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: 'I knew that it was too dangerous to bicycle down O’Connell Street, for fear of being shot'

17 hours ago 11,813 Views 3 Comments

An extract from the memoir of Republican Máire Comerford, about an incident during the Civil War.

Women of Honour group slams 'pointless' review into Defence Forces sexual misconduct allegations
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Women of Honour group slams 'pointless' review into Defence Forces sexual misconduct allegations

Updated 17 hours ago 18,124 Views 0 Comments

The Women of Honour group walked out of a meeting with Simon Coveney today and said it would not be participating.

EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears

17 hours ago 10,551 Views 0 Comments

Harte Peat Ltd is seeking to overturn the EPA’s refusal to examine its applications for a licence it made in 2019.

The Remote: Pre-WW2 Munich, the Kerry Babies case and GAA returns to HQ
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Pre-WW2 Munich, the Kerry Babies case and GAA returns to HQ

17 hours ago 6,455 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze

18 hours ago 16,323 Views 11 Comments

The court has heard that Daniel Murray has 48 previous convictions, several of which were for arson attacks.

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working
# Hybrid Working
# Hybrid Working

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working

Updated 18 hours ago 46,549 Views 45 Comments
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said new legislation will 'make it harder' for employers to say no.
  • The legislation lists 13 potential reasons why an employer might refuse such a request.
  • Varadkar has also said employers should give a pay rise to employees 'where they can afford' it.
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