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Today’s News

Report into Kerry CAMHS services 'shocking', says Taoiseach as nationwide audit ordered
# Medication
# Medication

Report into Kerry CAMHS services 'shocking', says Taoiseach as nationwide audit ordered

Updated 14 minutes ago 53,186 Views 0 Comments

Review of 1,300 children who attended the HSE-run South Kerry CAMHS found 46 of them suffered “significant harm”.

Ashling Murphy murder accused further remanded in custody pending directions from the DPP
# Jozef Puska
# Jozef Puska

Ashling Murphy murder accused further remanded in custody pending directions from the DPP

33 minutes ago 7,406 Views 0 Comments

Jozef Puska appeared before Cloverhill District Court via videolink.

SDLP's Colum Eastwood calls on Parachute Regiment to apologise for Bloody Sunday
# 50 Years On
# 50 Years On

SDLP's Colum Eastwood calls on Parachute Regiment to apologise for Bloody Sunday

41 minutes ago 1,735 Views 1 Comment

This weekend marks; the 50th anniversary of the massacre.

Women of Honour Group to meet Taoiseach after Defence meeting walk out
# Defence
# Defence

Women of Honour Group to meet Taoiseach after Defence meeting walk out

42 minutes ago 1,305 Views 0 Comments

The women of Honour group have been campaigning for a full review of how the Defence Forces handled their complaints.

'Angry and upset' CAMHS families seek apology from Taoiseach

'Angry and upset' CAMHS families seek apology from Taoiseach

44 minutes ago 1,723 Views 4 Comments

A review of the care of more than 1,300 children found that 46 of them sustained significant harm.

Boris Johnson again resists calls to resign in tense PMQs ahead of Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson again resists calls to resign in tense PMQs ahead of Sue Gray report

Updated 1 hour ago 9,018 Views 11 Comments

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

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

1 hour ago 5,946 Views 6 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'

1 hour ago 3,260 Views 0 Comments

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

Over 1,600 GPs need to be hired before 2028 as concern grows over shortage
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Over 1,600 GPs need to be hired before 2028 as concern grows over shortage

1 hour ago 1,596 Views 5 Comments

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

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?

3 hours ago 32,297 Views 28 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

4 hours ago 12,081 Views 10 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

4 hours ago 12,097 Views 8 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 4 hours ago 20,304 Views 24 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 5 hours ago 18,670 Views 7 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

5 hours ago 17,711 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine

6 hours ago 27,313 Views 60 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

6 hours ago 11,845 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?

7 hours ago 5,974 Views 12 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

7 hours ago 7,225 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

7 hours ago 3,942 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

7 hours ago 6,375 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

13 hours ago 20,861 Views 19 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

14 hours ago 18,422 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

14 hours ago 29,361 Views 6 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

15 hours ago 54,578 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 15 hours ago 39,480 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 15 hours ago 55,472 Views 89 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

15 hours ago 9,846 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

16 hours ago 7,267 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

17 hours ago 44,161 Views 35 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

17 hours ago 24,977 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'

17 hours ago 13,236 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

17 hours ago 9,535 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

17 hours ago 17,440 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

18 hours ago 34,683 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

18 hours ago 32,279 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

18 hours ago 9,520 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'

18 hours ago 12,017 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 18 hours ago 18,295 Views 0 Comments

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

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