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Life in Lesbos: 'I thought the fire would be a turning point, but it's got progressively worse'
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Life in Lesbos: 'I thought the fire would be a turning point, but it's got progressively worse'

29 minutes ago 1,219 Views 3 Comments

One year on from the blaze at the Moria refugee camp, asylum seekers are being placed in high-security camps.

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles
# Whistling Straits
From The42
# Whistling Straits

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles

1 hour ago 12,588 Views 17 Comments

McIlroy finished on a winning note in the singles but Shane Lowry lost out.

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt

1 hour ago 18,887 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to save the equivalent of her mortgage payments while living with her aunt.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

1 hour ago 3,146 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum
# Marriage For All
# Marriage For All

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum

3 hours ago 7,808 Views 14 Comments

The country has authorised same-sex civil partnerships since 2007.

Brilliant Arsenal coast to derby victory against sorry Spurs
# Bragging Rights
From The42
# Bragging Rights

Brilliant Arsenal coast to derby victory against sorry Spurs

3 hours ago 14,599 Views 8 Comments

The Gunners were 3-1 winners at the Emirates Stadium.

'One person's rent is another person's income': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'One person's rent is another person's income': The week in quotes

3 hours ago 9,780 Views 11 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools
# New Approach
# New Approach

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools

4 hours ago 14,354 Views 21 Comments

Contact tracing is being halted in childcare and primary schools.

Exit poll shows result is too close to call in Germany election to decide Angela Merkel’s successor
# Dead Heat
# Dead Heat

Exit poll shows result is too close to call in Germany election to decide Angela Merkel’s successor

4 hours ago 17,224 Views 3 Comments

Analysts say the trend could shift significantly due to the large number of postal votes this year.

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Peace, quiet and panoramic views at this €850k hideaway in the West Cork hills
Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament
# Althing Parliament
# Althing Parliament

Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament

5 hours ago 17,818 Views 24 Comments

Iceland does not have legal quotas on female representation in parliament.

Unsettled weather on the way as temperatures set to drop and heavy rain forecast
# Hats And Gloves
# Hats And Gloves

Unsettled weather on the way as temperatures set to drop and heavy rain forecast

7 hours ago 24,677 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann says temperatures will fall back to “around normal for the time of year”.

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'
# Fraud Hotline
# Fraud Hotline

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'

7 hours ago 88,755 Views 32 Comments

The bank has apologised to customers due to wait times on its phonelines.

Coronavirus: 1,459 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,459 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 31,618 Views 19 Comments

The latest Covid-19 case numbers were confirmed this afternoon by the Department of Health.

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated 8 hours ago 157,776 Views 38 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

Live from New York: How the Micheál Martin Show got on in America this week
# NEW YORK WEEK
# NEW YORK WEEK

Live from New York: How the Micheál Martin Show got on in America this week

9 hours ago 15,520 Views 34 Comments

For his first week in the States as Taoiseach, Micheál Martin put his best foot forward on the world’s stage.

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away

9 hours ago 57,032 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Prendergast was full-back on the last Mayo side to lift Sam Maguire.

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign
# Healthcare System
# Healthcare System

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign

9 hours ago 14,528 Views 21 Comments

The move has been hailed as “a very important achievement”.

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa
# South East London
# South East London

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa

10 hours ago 11,323 Views 2 Comments

The 38-year-old man was detained in the early hours of this morning.

'It's a killer blow, a low-point for Irish rugby'
# Postmortem
From The42
# Postmortem

'It's a killer blow, a low-point for Irish rugby'

Updated 11 hours ago 36,148 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup qualifying dream came to a gut-wrenching end last night.

Male pedestrian dies in crash on M7 motorway in Kildare
# Garda
# Garda

Male pedestrian dies in crash on M7 motorway in Kildare

11 hours ago 55,440 Views 10 Comments

The man, who was in his 30s, received serious injuries and died in hospital.

Have you seen missing teenager Arkardiusz Niedojad?
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen missing teenager Arkardiusz Niedojad?

12 hours ago 15,469 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old was last seen in the Clondalkin area on Monday 20 September.

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe
# Don't Call It A Comeback
From The42
# Don't Call It A Comeback

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe

12 hours ago 55,438 Views 27 Comments

The United States go into today’s final session at Whistling Straits with a massive six-point lead.

Sitdown Sunday: My time with Kurt Cobain
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: My time with Kurt Cobain

12 hours ago 15,077 Views 5 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out
# Opinion
# Opinion

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out

13 hours ago 14,093 Views 45 Comments

The end of Direct Provision by December 2024 is doubtful as more than 4000 asylum seekers await their claims to be assesed, writes Bulelani Mfaco.

Cycling 6,000km to Athens after conquering a heart condition, depression and an eating disorder
# In Gear
From The42
# In Gear

Cycling 6,000km to Athens after conquering a heart condition, depression and an eating disorder

13 hours ago 23,588 Views 4 Comments

Former Dublin minor hurler Cormac Ryan is raising money for Pieta House and Bodywhys.

At least three dead and more injured after Chicago to Seattle train derails
# Montana
# Montana

At least three dead and more injured after Chicago to Seattle train derails

14 hours ago 18,894 Views 1 Comment

The derailment happened in Montana about 50 km from the border with Canada.

Refreshed Turkey deal 'worked well' for EU, but was 'catastrophic' and 'atrocious' for migrants
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Refreshed Turkey deal 'worked well' for EU, but was 'catastrophic' and 'atrocious' for migrants

14 hours ago 9,562 Views 5 Comments

Organisations working on behalf of migrants have said the EU’s new Migration Pact is still an example of ‘Fortress Europe’.

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works
# Bundestagswahl 2021
# Bundestagswahl 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works

15 hours ago 11,547 Views 4 Comments

60.4 million people are set to vote today.

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'

15 hours ago 19,592 Views 23 Comments

Martin said we have to ‘up the level of vaccination in less developed regions’.

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup

Updated 21 hours ago 62,853 Views 56 Comments

The United States hold an 11-5 advantage.

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?

21 hours ago 26,127 Views 45 Comments
  • Demand for gas and electricity has surged this year as economies reopened and businesses ramped back up.
  • European benchmark gas prices have tripled as a result.
  • The problems have been exacerbated in Ireland by the temporary closure of two gas-fired power stations.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?
# Zap
# Zap

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?

23 hours ago 39,621 Views 22 Comments

Buzzzz.

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park

Sat 9:27 PM 39,609 Views 26 Comments

Munster scored six tries to beat the Sharks at Thomond Park this evening.

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'
# Brazilians In Ireland
# Brazilians In Ireland

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'

Sat 8:00 PM 47,262 Views 31 Comments

What is it about Ireland that has attracted a big Brazilian population?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:57 PM 10,676 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death
# Gut-wrenching
From The42
# Gut-wrenching

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death

Sat 7:06 PM 53,374 Views 13 Comments

Scotland’s Sarah Law nailed a last-gasp conversion, which had everything riding on it.

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'

Sat 6:44 PM 39,173 Views 23 Comments

Graphic images showed bloody bodies on the back of a pick-up truck while a crane hoisted one man up.

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3
# Red Tide
From The42
# Red Tide

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3

Sat 6:10 PM 25,458 Views 31 Comments

Pádraig Harrington will need a miracle to turn this around.

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