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Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living

8 minutes ago 897 Views 3 Comments

‘I honestly don’t think you’re living in the real world,’ Labour leader Alan Kelly told the Taoiseach today.

Stephen Kenny's Ireland to face Belgium in March friendly international
# Opponents
From The42
# Opponents

Stephen Kenny's Ireland to face Belgium in March friendly international

Updated 31 minutes ago 3,383 Views 5 Comments

Roberto Martinez’ side are currently ranked at the top of the Fifa world rankings.

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working
# Hybrid Working
# Hybrid Working

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working

Updated 31 minutes ago 21,116 Views 25 Comments
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said new legislation will 'make it harder' for employers to say no.
  • The legislation lists 13 potential reasons why an employer might refuse such a request.
  • Varadkar has also said employers should give a pay rise to employees 'where they can afford' it.
Ukrainian president urges calm, insisting Russian invasion not imminent
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukrainian president urges calm, insisting Russian invasion not imminent

Updated 57 minutes ago 24,327 Views 78 Comments
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the situation is “under control” and there is “no reason to panic”.
  • Nato said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the US ordered 8,500 troops to potentially deploy to Europe.
  • The Russian Ambassador to Ireland has also downplayed concerns about planned Russian missile tests off the Irish coast.
Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties

Updated 1 hour ago 14,633 Views 21 Comments

The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of man (47) missing from Cork
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of man (47) missing from Cork

1 hour ago 5,704 Views 0 Comments

William O’Toole has been missing from the Churchfield area of Cork since 17 January.

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year
# Consular Assistance
# Consular Assistance

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year

1 hour ago 1,591 Views 0 Comments

Figures released by the Department of Foreign Affairs show that 108 Irish citizens were evacuated from Afghanistan in 2021.

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services

1 hour ago 2,178 Views 0 Comments

The executive will issue written apologies to around 250 families.

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears

2 hours ago 7,923 Views 0 Comments

The trial is expected to last 12 weeks.

Varadkar says 'no link' between Russian training exercises and a potential Ukraine invasion
# Not Welcome
# Not Welcome

Varadkar says 'no link' between Russian training exercises and a potential Ukraine invasion

2 hours ago 6,486 Views 20 Comments

The Irish government received a warning of a major exercise by the Russian navy and air force.

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds

Updated 2 hours ago 9,951 Views 21 Comments
  • A new Irish study has investigated the public's understanding of climate change and how it affects support for action, Lauren Boland reports.
  • People who are provided with information about climate change and its causes are more likely to be in favour of measures to tackle it.
  • But we tend to underestimate the benefits of high-impact actions, such as eating less meat, and overestimate low-impact actions like recycling.
James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement

Updated 2 hours ago 12,279 Views 4 Comments

The 2014 Footballer of the Year and two-time All-Star has struggled with injury issues in recent years.

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO
# Putin
# Putin

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO

3 hours ago 19,312 Views 52 Comments

The security analyst says it also demonstrates the pathetic state of Ireland’s capacity to meet the minimum standards of our Neutral status.

Activist deceived into relationship with undercover London police officer awarded £230,000 (€275k)
# Deceived
# Deceived

Activist deceived into relationship with undercover London police officer awarded £230,000 (€275k)

3 hours ago 16,385 Views 6 Comments

The Metropolitan Police and the National Police Chiefs Council have been ordered to pay compensation to Kate Wilson.

Pfizer-BioNTech begin enrollments for Omicron-specific vaccine trial
# Omicron Vaccine
# Omicron Vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech begin enrollments for Omicron-specific vaccine trial

4 hours ago 10,608 Views 19 Comments

Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla previously said at a conference that the pharmaceutical giant could be ready to file for regulatory approval of the shot by March.

UUP's Doug Beattie 'extremely embarrassed' by past tweets but denies being racist or misogynistic
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

UUP's Doug Beattie 'extremely embarrassed' by past tweets but denies being racist or misogynistic

4 hours ago 16,601 Views 23 Comments

The UUP leader said it’s for his party to judge whether or not he should step down.

Poll: Would you buy a non-fungible token?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you buy a non-fungible token?

5 hours ago 21,915 Views 52 Comments

John Lennon’s son is selling several pieces of music history via NFTs.

State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says
# Report
# Report

State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says

6 hours ago 5,219 Views 0 Comments

The group said a law introduced in 2017 which criminalises the purchase of sex in Ireland is facilitating the abuse of sex workers.

Two lanes of traffic blocked after crash on N7 at Rathcoole
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two lanes of traffic blocked after crash on N7 at Rathcoole

7 hours ago 22,864 Views 12 Comments

No serious injuries have been reported but traffic delays in the area are expected.

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film
# Incomplete
From The42
# Incomplete

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film

Updated 7 hours ago 19,089 Views 5 Comments

Remembering his work on ‘Miracle of the Magyars’ and other soccer-related projects.

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone
# Oops
# Oops

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone

7 hours ago 45,821 Views 53 Comments

The comment has been included in the White House transcript of the event, ensuring it passes into the official historical record.

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years

8 hours ago 33,358 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice O’Connor said that had Graham Daly been an adult at the time of the offending, she would have imposed a longer sentence.

Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush
# Stampede
# Stampede

Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush

Updated 9 hours ago 49,323 Views 27 Comments

A baby was also reportedly trampled by the crowd but survived.

Cabinet to discuss approval of O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cabinet to discuss approval of O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment

9 hours ago 16,025 Views 9 Comments

The scheme is made up of 1,047 apartments and houses in inner city Dublin.

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told
# Housing
# Housing

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told

10 hours ago 9,031 Views 1 Comment

Housing committee to be told the costs of dereliction and vacancy in our cities, towns and villages “are very high in societal terms”.

Yesterday’s News

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth
# To Infinity And Beyond
# To Infinity And Beyond

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth

17 hours ago 32,650 Views 29 Comments

The telescope will let astronomers peer further back in time than ever before.

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies

Updated 17 hours ago 68,717 Views 102 Comments

NATO also said it was sending jets and ships to bolster its eastern flank.

Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
# Standstill
# Standstill

Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe

18 hours ago 20,765 Views 8 Comments

The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'

18 hours ago 24,282 Views 14 Comments

The province’s big win over Wasps was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Have you seen Ronan? Appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing since Friday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Ronan? Appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing since Friday

18 hours ago 25,107 Views 2 Comments

Ronan Quinn is missing from Manorcunningham, Co Donegal.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

19 hours ago 7,426 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?

20 hours ago 12,087 Views 69 Comments

“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'
# New Face
From The42
# New Face

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'

20 hours ago 31,599 Views 9 Comments

Darragh Egan has recruited the former Leinster and Ireland rugby player.

One person killed and three others injured in shooting at German university
# Heidelberg University
# Heidelberg University

One person killed and three others injured in shooting at German university

Updated 20 hours ago 20,093 Views 0 Comments

The gunman died in the incident at Heidelberg University.

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown

20 hours ago 24,947 Views 16 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fresh allegations of breaking coronavirus rules.

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol

Updated 20 hours ago 23,492 Views 30 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK Government needed to make his party aware of its intentions immediately.

Opinion: Time to go back to the whiteboard and reimagine our education system
# International Day Of Education
# International Day Of Education

Opinion: Time to go back to the whiteboard and reimagine our education system

21 hours ago 10,243 Views 3 Comments

Tanya Ward of the Children’s Rights Alliance argues that we need a more modern, dynamic approach to education in Ireland.

No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says
# Russia
# Russia

No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says

21 hours ago 29,373 Views 87 Comments

The Russian ambassador to Ireland said “there are no problems” with the planned military exercises.

Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers
# Coup
# Coup

Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers

21 hours ago 9,530 Views 1 Comment

Burkina Faso has seen a series of anti-government protests as anger has mounted over the handling of an Islamic insurgency.

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