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Today’s News

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust

6 minutes ago 516 Views 1 Comment

Europe’s policing agency said the alleged operator’s arrest provided a ‘trove of evidence’

Status Yellow rain warning issued for 10 counties for 24 hours
# Bring A Brolly
# Bring A Brolly

Status Yellow rain warning issued for 10 counties for 24 hours

Updated 1 hour ago 26,897 Views 9 Comments

Highest temperatures today will range between 14 and 17 degrees.

Judgement for men accused of gangland figure Eamon Kelly's murder to be delivered next month
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Judgement for men accused of gangland figure Eamon Kelly's murder to be delivered next month

1 hour ago 3,491 Views 0 Comments

Father-of-nine Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the chest as he walked towards his home.

Hauliers to consider protests over carbon budget targets amid rising operating costs
# Emissions Targets
# Emissions Targets

Hauliers to consider protests over carbon budget targets amid rising operating costs

2 hours ago 6,144 Views 21 Comments

Transport companies are already being hammered by rising costs, said the Irish Road Haulage Association.

Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply
# IBTS
# IBTS

Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply

2 hours ago 8,326 Views 12 Comments

The supply has dwindled due to demand over the summer months, Covid, and seasonal illnesses.

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules
# Ticketing System
# Ticketing System

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules

Updated 2 hours ago 15,003 Views 21 Comments
  • All nightclub events must be ticketed from this week.
  • LVA CEO Donall O'Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
  • Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said that the Government’s handling of the situation “was and is an absolute shambles”.
Sexton and Ireland head into autumn internationals with one eye on France 2023
# Planning Ahead
From The42
# Planning Ahead

Sexton and Ireland head into autumn internationals with one eye on France 2023

2 hours ago 8,997 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland captain says the squad have already spoken about the next Rugby World Cup.

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas
# Price Crunch
# Price Crunch

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas

3 hours ago 16,988 Views 23 Comments

Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark are among those that opposed an energy proposal submitted by France and Spain.

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

4 hours ago 6,716 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene

Poll: Do you think Ireland will meet its emissions targets?
# Carbon Budget
# Carbon Budget

Poll: Do you think Ireland will meet its emissions targets?

4 hours ago 17,260 Views 76 Comments

For the first time, the Irish government is due to implement three carbon budgets.

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US
# International Travel
# International Travel

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US

4 hours ago 9,058 Views 6 Comments

They will still need to take a Covid-19 test unless they are two or younger.

GPA to go down diplomatic route to get Championship change
# Peacemakers
From The42
# Peacemakers

GPA to go down diplomatic route to get Championship change

5 hours ago 9,899 Views 8 Comments

Players body chief executive firmly believes a championship restructure can be successfully implemented at next year’s Congress vote.

David Attenborough: Act on climate now or it will be too late
# Life On Earth
# Life On Earth

David Attenborough: Act on climate now or it will be too late

6 hours ago 11,157 Views 22 Comments

Cop26 aims to drive more action on cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

Assistant director on Rust set previously sacked over gun safety
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Assistant director on Rust set previously sacked over gun safety

7 hours ago 28,332 Views 0 Comments

The news came as it was reported that crew members had used that same weapon for live-ammunition target practice.

Security Council expected to hold emergency Sudan meeting
# Military Takeover
# Military Takeover

Security Council expected to hold emergency Sudan meeting

7 hours ago 4,716 Views 4 Comments

The session was requested by Ireland, Britain, Estonia, France, Norway and the United States.

Victim of US serial killer John Wayne Gacy identified
# Francis Alexander
# Francis Alexander

Victim of US serial killer John Wayne Gacy identified

7 hours ago 21,674 Views 2 Comments

Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977.

Deadline set for evidence in Andrew’s civil sexual assault case
# Virginia Giuffre
# Virginia Giuffre

Deadline set for evidence in Andrew’s civil sexual assault case

7 hours ago 14,309 Views 0 Comments

The prince vehemently denies sexually assaulting Virginia Giuffre.

Two dead, four injured in Idaho shopping mall shooting
# United States
# United States

Two dead, four injured in Idaho shopping mall shooting

8 hours ago 12,801 Views 6 Comments

Police said the suspect is in critical condition at a hospital.

Eamon Ryan says carbon budget a 'significant milestone' in efforts to tackle climate change
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Eamon Ryan says carbon budget a 'significant milestone' in efforts to tackle climate change

8 hours ago 13,955 Views 97 Comments

The first proposed carbon budget was sent to the minister yesterday after long deliberations.

'An ongoing risk': Hep A outbreak at council site left five Traveller children hospitalised
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

'An ongoing risk': Hep A outbreak at council site left five Traveller children hospitalised

14 hours ago 25,891 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal investigate lack of action on Traveller-specific accommodation across Ireland
  • Reporter Cormac Fitzgerald reveals hepatitis A outbreak likely caused by unsanitary conditions at site
  • Children speak about living in overcrowded trailers, waking up freezing and having no green space to play
Funding red tape has led to low output of Traveller-specific accommodation
# Funding Failure
# Funding Failure

Funding red tape has led to low output of Traveller-specific accommodation

14 hours ago 6,789 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy takes a deep dive into the funding issues that resulted in poor resourcing of housing projects.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you finish the lyrics to these popular nightclub songs?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you finish the lyrics to these popular nightclub songs?

16 hours ago 44,305 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a while.

Luke Shaw feels thrashing had been coming as heat rises on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
# Dark Day
From The42
# Dark Day

Luke Shaw feels thrashing had been coming as heat rises on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Updated 17 hours ago 45,753 Views 40 Comments

Liverpool’s biggest ever Old Trafford win compounded poor recent performances and will test the United hierarchy’s support of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

18 hours ago 11,991 Views 2 Comments

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

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down
# Bulbsforbees
# Bulbsforbees

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down

19 hours ago 13,967 Views 50 Comments

Yvonne McKenna of Gaisce outlines their plans to encourage biodiversity by asking the public to plant bulbs for the bees.

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU

19 hours ago 18,703 Views 39 Comments

The Brexit minister said there remained ‘significant’ gaps between the two sides on reforming the treaty.

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

20 hours ago 20,312 Views 4 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

17-year-old boy missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

17-year-old boy missing from Dublin found safe and well

20 hours ago 28,287 Views 0 Comments

Dylan McCarroll was last seen on Saturday.

UN warns countries’ carbon-cutting plans put world on course for 2.7C temperature rises
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

UN warns countries’ carbon-cutting plans put world on course for 2.7C temperature rises

20 hours ago 10,519 Views 30 Comments

The UN climate chief has urged countries to redouble their efforts to avoid a climate crisis.

'Failing to act would have grave consequences': Proposed carbon budget charts new climate path
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'Failing to act would have grave consequences': Proposed carbon budget charts new climate path

21 hours ago 27,200 Views 99 Comments

The carbon budget would see Ireland’s emissions fall by 95 million tonnes between 2021-2025 and 2026-2030.

Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister

Updated 21 hours ago 25,108 Views 24 Comments

Two people have reportedly been killed after security forces opened fire on crowds of protesters.

Friend backs Carty after out-half’s masterclass helps Connacht to big win
# Jack Carty
From The42
# Jack Carty

Friend backs Carty after out-half’s masterclass helps Connacht to big win

Updated 21 hours ago 28,459 Views 58 Comments

The Connacht No10 missed out on international selection yet again last week.

Facebook whistleblower says social network makes hate ‘unquestionably worse’
# Frances Haugen
# Frances Haugen

Facebook whistleblower says social network makes hate ‘unquestionably worse’

21 hours ago 16,706 Views 20 Comments

Frances Haugen told UK MPs there was a ‘weak spot’ within the tech giant on who you could turn to for escalating concerns.

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says

22 hours ago 35,098 Views 55 Comments

Dr. Cliona Murphy also said that three women had been transferred to general hospitals for ICU care this weekend alone.

Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night
# R336
# R336

Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night

23 hours ago 21,570 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred between Furbo and Spiddal at around 8.30pm when a male pedestrian was struck by a car.

Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris

23 hours ago 23,360 Views 16 Comments

Morris has led Shels to promotion twice in his three seasons in charge.

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug
# Merck
# Merck

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug

Mon 2:41 PM 25,819 Views 35 Comments

The move comes two weeks after Merck applied for emergency use in the US of the anti-coronavirus drug.

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow

Mon 1:53 PM 12,091 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí on Saturday.

France prepares to return Benin treasures
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

France prepares to return Benin treasures

Mon 1:43 PM 23,621 Views 9 Comments

The decision could have potential ramifications across European museums.

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