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Today’s News

Australians vote to determine government's future
# Australia
# Australia

Australians vote to determine government's future

8 minutes ago 264 Views 0 Comments

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese’s centre-left Labor Party is a favourite to win its first election since 2007.

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''
# Reeling In The Years
From The42
# Reeling In The Years

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''

17 minutes ago 3,366 Views 1 Comment

BBC reporter Stephen Watson recalls his famous interview on the 20th anniversary of Saipan.

5 questions as Munster and Leinster SHC round-robins reach an exciting conclusion
# Final Day
From The42
# Final Day

5 questions as Munster and Leinster SHC round-robins reach an exciting conclusion

1 hour ago 4,460 Views 6 Comments

Shoiuld Clare play a weakened team, can Cork string two good performances together and who’ll survive in Leinster?

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?

1 hour ago 3,170 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been made by government ministers and the HSE itself.

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender

1 hour ago 5,106 Views 0 Comments

Moscow’s flattening of Mariupol has drawn multiple accusations of war crimes, including over a deadly attack on a maternity ward.

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up

1 hour ago 5,272 Views 12 Comments

Meetings between senior US figures and Labour leader Keir Starmer are also set to take place.

Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year
# Up The Pole
# Up The Pole

Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year

2 hours ago 3,606 Views 21 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is establishing an Electoral Commission that will look at the issue.

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast
# TGIP
# TGIP

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast

3 hours ago 1,049 Views 0 Comments

Catch up with all of the in-depth, original reporting from The Good Information Project.

Zalatoris charges into PGA lead, McIlroy five shots back and Woods shoots 69
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Zalatoris charges into PGA lead, McIlroy five shots back and Woods shoots 69

Updated 8 hours ago 17,124 Views 10 Comments

It’s day two at Southern Hills.

Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved
# Off The Table
# Off The Table

Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved

9 hours ago 14,132 Views 25 Comments
  • New polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal found huge support for mandatory calorie labelling on menus.
  • Plans to introduce the measure in Ireland, as part of efforts to tackle obesity, have been shelved.
  • Restaurateurs have raised a number of concerns about the policy including cost and practicality.

Yesterday’s News

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'

Updated 10 hours ago 36,670 Views 27 Comments

The Ukrainian President described the bombardment of Severodonetsk, where 12 people were reportedly killed, as “brutal and absolutely pointless”.

Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city
# Paderborn
# Paderborn

Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city

11 hours ago 21,807 Views 14 Comments

Paderborn police said at least 30 people had been hurt.

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP

Updated 11 hours ago 67,654 Views 56 Comments

In a strongly-worded intervention, Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

12 hours ago 13,096 Views 0 Comments

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

'I’d be very wary of anything the coach of La Rochelle says in the media' - Cullen cautious on O'Gara quotes
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'I’d be very wary of anything the coach of La Rochelle says in the media' - Cullen cautious on O'Gara quotes

Updated 13 hours ago 45,279 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen says he won’t pay too much attention to Ronan O’Gara’s various media commitments ahead of next weekend’s Champions Cup final.

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

13 hours ago 14,683 Views 26 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court

13 hours ago 10,675 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

14 hours ago 22,043 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up
# High Court
# High Court

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up

15 hours ago 24,469 Views 0 Comments

Companies which were originally set up by Quinn wanted an injunction restraining him from trespassing on their lands.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

16 hours ago 22,842 Views 11 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

16 hours ago 34,751 Views 0 Comments

Rebekah Vardy told husband Jamie that news coverage made her ‘blood boil’, documents show.

Taoiseach and Jeffrey Donaldson meet in Belfast as DUP rejects 'sticking plaster approach'
# Up North
# Up North

Taoiseach and Jeffrey Donaldson meet in Belfast as DUP rejects 'sticking plaster approach'

Updated 16 hours ago 60,391 Views 69 Comments
  • Jeffrey Donaldson said: “Dublin must belatedly recognise that if nothing is fixed then there will be no progress."
  • Speaking this morning, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that "in the democratic world" people should attend parliament.
  • Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney also met his British counterpart Liz Truss in Turin today.
Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time

17 hours ago 16,543 Views 10 Comments

The women’s team had an impressive win against England.

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe

17 hours ago 11,740 Views 7 Comments

The seizure took place yesteday.

Spain experiences extreme temperatures in early summer heatwave
# Sizzling
# Sizzling

Spain experiences extreme temperatures in early summer heatwave

17 hours ago 37,628 Views 16 Comments

Temperatures are expected to hit 39 degrees Celsius in some areas.

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

17 hours ago 15,132 Views 31 Comments

The trip to Kyiv was announced by the Ceann Comhairle in early May.

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Updated 17 hours ago 15,290 Views 8 Comments

Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region

18 hours ago 5,052 Views 4 Comments

In the Sahel, 7.7 million children under the age of five are expected to suffer from malnutrition.

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges
# Court
# Court

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges

18 hours ago 32,503 Views 0 Comments

Most of the offences allegedly happened at Maria Christian Brothers primary school on Synge Street, Dublin.

Construction costs surge again in April as inflation continues to pump up wholesale prices
# Price Pressures
# Price Pressures

Construction costs surge again in April as inflation continues to pump up wholesale prices

18 hours ago 13,195 Views 17 Comments

Structural steel and fabricated metal prices were up 42% and 38.5% respectively over 12 months.

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity
# Planning
# Planning

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity

18 hours ago 14,092 Views 17 Comments

The proposed site is just under 2.5 kilometres from Coolmoney Defence Forces camp.

Casting opens for RTÉ's Toy Show The Musical
# Toy Show
# Toy Show

Casting opens for RTÉ's Toy Show The Musical

20 hours ago 11,977 Views 18 Comments

The lead role of Nell is being cast, with girls between the age of 11 and 16 being invited to apply.

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days
# Role Models
From The42
# Role Models

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days

Updated 20 hours ago 13,550 Views 3 Comments

Martin O’Connor grew up on a diet of watching Wexford sides competing at the top table.

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20
# Disease
# Disease

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20

Updated 20 hours ago 35,239 Views 28 Comments

The rare disease — which is not usually fatal — often manifests itself through fever, muscle aches and other signs.

Union calls for menstrual health policy in every Irish workplace
# Periods
# Periods

Union calls for menstrual health policy in every Irish workplace

20 hours ago 15,367 Views 46 Comments

Over 70% of respondents in a survey conducted by the union had taken time off work because of their periods.

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced
# Blue Flag Beaches
# Blue Flag Beaches

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced

21 hours ago 25,669 Views 17 Comments

A record-breaking number of beaches received the award this year.

Business owners divided over Capel Street pedestrianisation today
# Dublin
# Dublin

Business owners divided over Capel Street pedestrianisation today

Updated 21 hours ago 29,870 Views 52 Comments

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland, addressed some of the fears business owners on the street may have.

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?

21 hours ago 7,114 Views 16 Comments

What conditions must be met before a United Ireland comes about?

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