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'We are being held hostage by 50 Senators' - Kerr, LeBron lead sports world fury after school shooting
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

'We are being held hostage by 50 Senators' - Kerr, LeBron lead sports world fury after school shooting

21 minutes ago 4,125 Views 1 Comment

The Golden State Warriors coach refused to talk about his team’s NBA playoff match with the Dallas Mavericks.

Democrat and Republican politicians are visiting Northern Ireland today to discuss the Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Democrat and Republican politicians are visiting Northern Ireland today to discuss the Protocol

24 minutes ago 711 Views 1 Comment

The group is led by Democrat Richard Neal, who angered unionists with comments yesterday.

Russian troops advancing in eastern Ukraine and aim 'to destroy everything there'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian troops advancing in eastern Ukraine and aim 'to destroy everything there'

1 hour ago 10,246 Views 6 Comments

The war has entered its fourth month.

Downing Street prepares for Sue Gray report into lockdown parties to be published
# Partygate
# Partygate

Downing Street prepares for Sue Gray report into lockdown parties to be published

1 hour ago 3,252 Views 3 Comments

The report is expected to be heavily critical of the culture in No 10 and contain names of some of those who attended gatherings.

Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school
# Texas
# Texas

Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school

Updated 2 hours ago 97,793 Views 136 Comments
  • The shooting took place at approximately midday local time in Texas.
  • Two adults were also killed during the incident at Robb Elementary in Uvalde County.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the 18-year-old gunman had also been killed.
Gardaí 'forced to wait over an hour' for armed support to arrive on dangerous scenes
# Armed Support
# Armed Support

Gardaí 'forced to wait over an hour' for armed support to arrive on dangerous scenes

3 hours ago 18,239 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí have described the waiting times as unacceptable.

Nursing home apologises after elderly woman with dementia found 3km away with facial injuries
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

Nursing home apologises after elderly woman with dementia found 3km away with facial injuries

3 hours ago 19,605 Views 5 Comments

The case, detailed in the Ombudsman 2021 report, was raised after the nursing home refused to engage with the woman’s family.

Hospitality workers: Industry's 'downward spiral' will remain until pay and conditions change
# Staffing Crisis
# Staffing Crisis

Hospitality workers: Industry's 'downward spiral' will remain until pay and conditions change

9 hours ago 8,872 Views 4 Comments

A significant proportion of staff did not return to their employers after Covid-19 restrictions on the sector were lifted

Yesterday’s News

One man arrested and another hospitalised following public order incident at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

One man arrested and another hospitalised following public order incident at Dublin Airport

10 hours ago 76,579 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at approximately 7.20pm this evening.

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap
# North Korea
# North Korea

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap

10 hours ago 10,535 Views 4 Comments

The launch comes as US President Joe Biden concluded a trip to South Korea and Japan.

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK

11 hours ago 11,394 Views 0 Comments

Transmission of monkeypox occurs through close, sustained skin-to-skin contact with someone who has an active rash.

Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season

Updated 11 hours ago 24,293 Views 23 Comments

A comprehensive look at all the players in and around Stephen Kenny’s squad.

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'

Updated 11 hours ago 33,626 Views 32 Comments

Kyiv has pleaded with Western allies to send more weapons faster and take tougher action against Moscow this week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

12 hours ago 5,974 Views 0 Comments

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

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks
# Armed Forces
# Armed Forces

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks

12 hours ago 7,511 Views 3 Comments

Defence Minister Simon Coveney said that the government is aware of the ‘longstanding desire’ of the body to associate with the union

State of play - how are the eight Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders shaping up?
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

State of play - how are the eight Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders shaping up?

Updated 12 hours ago 35,486 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster and Munster round-robin series have concluded to offer a clearer picture for the 2022 hurling title race.

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'

13 hours ago 14,025 Views 10 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors are currently balloting on whether to take industrial action over their working conditions.

Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'
# Court
# Court

Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'

13 hours ago 9,382 Views 0 Comments

The accused initially considered travelling to Portugal before changing his mind, the court heard.

Medical scientists to suspend strike action tomorrow and enter talks in Labour Court
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Medical scientists to suspend strike action tomorrow and enter talks in Labour Court

Updated 14 hours ago 33,773 Views 14 Comments

The MLSA, Department of Health and HSE are all set to engage in talks in the Labour Court tomorrow.

Former Garda sergeant got sick from stress on first day back after making bullying complaint
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Garda sergeant got sick from stress on first day back after making bullying complaint

14 hours ago 25,878 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal heard from a retired Garda Sergeant who complained that the proper investigation of a child sexual assault allegation was prevented by a superintendent.

The Remote: Stranger Things returns, a tragic Irish murder and the Champions League final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Stranger Things returns, a tragic Irish murder and the Champions League final

14 hours ago 11,342 Views 5 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug

14 hours ago 6,319 Views 10 Comments

Donnelly said it is important to him ‘that children get access to the drug that they need’.

Jeffrey Donaldson accuses US Congressman visiting Dublin of 'slavish adherence to Sinn Féin dogma'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Jeffrey Donaldson accuses US Congressman visiting Dublin of 'slavish adherence to Sinn Féin dogma'

Updated 14 hours ago 33,476 Views 26 Comments
  • Donaldson made the comments after Congressman Richard Neal described the Protocol impasse as 'manufactured'.
  • Massachusetts Democrat Neal told reporters today it's 'up to London' to find a solution.
  • Neal is leading a nine-strong US delegation on a fact-finding mission to Europe.
Hail 'the size of chickpeas' and thunderstorms hit southern England
# London
# London

Hail 'the size of chickpeas' and thunderstorms hit southern England

14 hours ago 13,758 Views 4 Comments

Weather here will begin to improve as the week goes on however.

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply

Updated 15 hours ago 26,781 Views 24 Comments

A Sinn Féin bill this week would require online platforms to only advertise properties that are compliant.

Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney
# Delays
# Delays

Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney

15 hours ago 14,196 Views 17 Comments

Last month, 170,000 passports went out successfully, said Minister Simon Coveney.

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park

16 hours ago 33,204 Views 25 Comments

The former three-weight boxing world champion left the sport for MMA in 2013 in search of better opportunities, but may pivot back to face the Irish icon.

Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019
# Caoimhin Cassidy
# Caoimhin Cassidy

Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019

16 hours ago 5,318 Views 0 Comments

It was when dealing with the blaze that the body of 18-year-old Caoimhin Cassidy was discovered inside the vehicle.

Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Eating Disorders
# Eating Disorders

Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit

17 hours ago 8,461 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says the situation at Linn Dara is regrettable.

Over 300 jobs to go at PayPal offices in Dundalk and Blanchardstown
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Over 300 jobs to go at PayPal offices in Dundalk and Blanchardstown

18 hours ago 34,647 Views 30 Comments

135 jobs in Blanchardstown and 172 jobs in Dundalk will be affected.

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report

Updated 18 hours ago 20,215 Views 10 Comments

Earlier, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps insisted that Johnson did not believe he was at a lockdown-breaking party.

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following collision in Tuam yesterday
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following collision in Tuam yesterday

18 hours ago 10,215 Views 1 Comment

A male in his late teens was taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated for his injuries

Tralee stabbing: Two men released without charge as victim is named locally
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tralee stabbing: Two men released without charge as victim is named locally

Updated 18 hours ago 15,044 Views 0 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

'I want to go to the next level, be it with Rotherham or another team that gives me the opportunity'
# Chieo
From The42
# Chieo

'I want to go to the next level, be it with Rotherham or another team that gives me the opportunity'

18 hours ago 11,190 Views 8 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene discusses his future at club level with The42′s Football Family podcast.

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps

19 hours ago 17,925 Views 18 Comments

The files were published as UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet begins a long-awaited and controversial trip to Xinjiang.

Michelle O'Neill says she isn't 'too hung up' on what she calls Northern Ireland
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Michelle O'Neill says she isn't 'too hung up' on what she calls Northern Ireland

19 hours ago 17,579 Views 16 Comments

The first minister designate of Northern Ireland said that people should be “bit relaxed about those things”.

Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property
# Courts
# Courts

Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property

19 hours ago 14,064 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the Criminal Assets Bureau is still trying to serve papers on Daniel Kinahan, who remains in Dubai.

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
# Economy
# Economy

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'

20 hours ago 25,700 Views 31 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.

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