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Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash
# Boks Office
From The42
# Boks Office

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash

6 minutes ago 563 Views 0 Comments

Rugby World Cup winner RG Snyman is set to make his Thomond Park debut off the bench on his second appearance for the province having missed last season through injury.

Police in London 'urgently seeking' man in connection with Sabina Nessa murder probe
# Sabina Nessa
# Sabina Nessa

Police in London 'urgently seeking' man in connection with Sabina Nessa murder probe

27 minutes ago 2,791 Views 0 Comments

Images show a man walking in Pegler Square, Kidbrooke, on the evening Sabina was attacked.

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption
# Canaries
# Canaries

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption

39 minutes ago 1,808 Views 5 Comments

The lava has destroy almost 400 buildings on the island of La Palma.

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus
# Elbrus
# Elbrus

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus

57 minutes ago 3,638 Views 1 Comment

Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe at 5,642 metres.

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Peace, quiet and panoramic views at this €850k hideaway in the West Cork hills
Poll: Do you think frontline workers should get a pandemic bonus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think frontline workers should get a pandemic bonus?

1 hour ago 19,543 Views 58 Comments

The government has yet to provide exact timelines or details for the introduction of the bonus.

Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal
# Floyd
# Floyd

Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal

2 hours ago 6,492 Views 12 Comments

Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.

School pupils across the country strike for climate action
# Fridays For Future
# Fridays For Future

School pupils across the country strike for climate action

2 hours ago 5,693 Views 54 Comments

Protests will take place in Cork, Dublin and Galway.

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says

2 hours ago 11,019 Views 8 Comments

Reid said contact would be made with people who are deemed at the highest risk.

Fossil footprints suggest early humans walked in North America 23,000 years ago
# New Mexico
# New Mexico

Fossil footprints suggest early humans walked in North America 23,000 years ago

3 hours ago 8,775 Views 17 Comments

The findings may shed light on a mystery that has long intrigued scientists on when people first arrived in the Americas.

The unlikely Irish hero who changed the Ryder Cup forever
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

The unlikely Irish hero who changed the Ryder Cup forever

3 hours ago 19,794 Views 3 Comments

Eamonn Darcy talks to The42 about his crucial role in winning the 1987 Ryder Cup, the first time Europe ever won on American soil.

Report details four allegations against former homeless charity chief Anthony Flynn
# Anthony Flynn
# Anthony Flynn

Report details four allegations against former homeless charity chief Anthony Flynn

3 hours ago 30,882 Views 0 Comments

Victims have alleged they were brought to Flynn’s home by taxi.

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot
# US Capitol Riots
# US Capitol Riots

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot

4 hours ago 12,077 Views 9 Comments

The committee wants the four men provide a set of documents by 7 October.

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy

4 hours ago 10,686 Views 9 Comments

The MEP and a number of his separatist colleagues fled to Belgium in October 2017.

Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe
# Derry
# Derry

Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe

5 hours ago 2,553 Views 0 Comments

The pair are expected to appear before Londonderry Magistrates Court via video link on Friday.

Cars, bins and sandwich boards on footpaths continue to cause issues for wheelchair users
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Cars, bins and sandwich boards on footpaths continue to cause issues for wheelchair users

5 hours ago 10,957 Views 13 Comments

Activists have said the situation deteriorated during the pandemic.

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter
# Struck By Lightning
# Struck By Lightning

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter

6 hours ago 14,768 Views 43 Comments

The price of electricity, gas and fuel in Ireland have increased by 19.6% in the last year.

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class

12 hours ago 25,435 Views 56 Comments
  • University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.

Yesterday’s News

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

13 hours ago 25,701 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students
# High Court
# High Court

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students

13 hours ago 13,952 Views 0 Comments

A High Court challenge has been brought by Holmes Institute Ireland Ltd against a decision by the Minister for Justice.

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting
# United States
# United States

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting

14 hours ago 15,398 Views 19 Comments

One person was killed in the incident and a police chief also said the shooter died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound”.

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65
# RIP
# RIP

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65

14 hours ago 15,490 Views 1 Comment

The filmmaker was also responsible for films such as Morning Glory and Enduring Love.

Ireland defender Liam Scales makes debut as Celtic ease past Raith Rovers
# New Bhoy
From The42
# New Bhoy

Ireland defender Liam Scales makes debut as Celtic ease past Raith Rovers

14 hours ago 14,659 Views 3 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers player came off the bench during the 3-0 win.

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return
# Taliban
# Taliban

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return

14 hours ago 51,702 Views 55 Comments

Since the Taliban seized control Afghans have been watching to see whether they will recreate their harsh rule of the late 1990s.

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa
# London
# London

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa

15 hours ago 24,217 Views 0 Comments

Nessa (28) had been walking to meet a friend at a pub in south east London when she was fatally attacked.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

15 hours ago 6,858 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

15 hours ago 13,606 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes

16 hours ago 19,594 Views 8 Comments

Eamonn Darcy, Christy O’Connor Junior and Philip Walton were considered weak links on Europe’s Ryder Cup teams but they overcame the game’s superstars to write their names into golfing folklore.

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister
# New York
# New York

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister

16 hours ago 18,877 Views 16 Comments

Coveney said he was not sure whether legislation to tackle protests at the homes of politicians would be possible.

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving

16 hours ago 39,522 Views 0 Comments

Paulina Galantkiewicz (34) told the trial that she “basically panicked” after realising her car had collided with someone.

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?

16 hours ago 4,607 Views 1 Comment

In this week’s podcast, we look at what’s behind these fears, and how the supply of electricity works.

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories
# Your Rental Story
# Your Rental Story

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories

Updated 16 hours ago 12,928 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has been debating potential solutions to the country’s rental crisis.

Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy
# Classrooms
# Classrooms

Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy

Updated 16 hours ago 40,518 Views 59 Comments
  • Children who are close contacts in primary schools will not be required to restrict their movements if they are asymptomatic.
  • Teachers' union INTO said the government is removing a "safety net" from schools.
  • But Labour's education spokesperson said it was a "welcome" move that has come "weeks too late".
Four people taken to hospital after light aircraft crash on Wexford beach
# Carnsore Point
# Carnsore Point

Four people taken to hospital after light aircraft crash on Wexford beach

16 hours ago 28,762 Views 14 Comments

All four occupants were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner

17 hours ago 15,264 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Byrne has also denied production of a baseball bat during a dispute and assault of James Marren causing him harm.

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York
# New York
# New York

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York

17 hours ago 10,332 Views 21 Comments

Zappone has declined an invite to come before an Oireachtas Committee to discuss her abandoned appointment as UN special envoy.

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha
# Fermentation
# Fermentation

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha

17 hours ago 20,437 Views 17 Comments

13% of beverages examined were found to have an alcohol content of more than 1.2%.

Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled
# Investigation
# Investigation

Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled

18 hours ago 17,646 Views 29 Comments

It comes after it emerged 200,000 calls were cancelled over 12 months.

Tánaiste hints at minimum wage increase due to rising cost of living
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Tánaiste hints at minimum wage increase due to rising cost of living

18 hours ago 19,546 Views 37 Comments

The national minimum wage is €10.20 per hour

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