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Today's News

Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit
# Welfare
# Welfare

Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit

22 minutes ago 277 Views 0 Comments

Financial supports may available to those who contract the virus.

Government urged to hasten payments for surplus solar power ahead of feared energy shortages
# Selling Solar
# Selling Solar

Government urged to hasten payments for surplus solar power ahead of feared energy shortages

6 hours ago 6,146 Views 12 Comments
  • Homes, farms and businesses will soon be able to sell surplus renewable energy back to the grid but have been waiting months for details.
  • Industry experts and Opposition politicians have said that the scheme should have been rolled out quickly and widely.
  • Most energy suppliers have not yet started payments but are planning to do so in the coming weeks and months, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday's News

At least 11 people killed in Montenegro shooting
# Cetinje
# Cetinje

At least 11 people killed in Montenegro shooting

7 hours ago 11,165 Views 0 Comments

The shooter is believed to have been killed by a local resident.

Penneys recalls Winnie the Pooh plate over presence of lead and formaldehyde
# Product Recall
# Product Recall

Penneys recalls Winnie the Pooh plate over presence of lead and formaldehyde

7 hours ago 5,882 Views 4 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said health effects are not expected from using the plates.

Actress Anne Heche dies aged 53, one week after major car crash
# RIP
# RIP

Actress Anne Heche dies aged 53, one week after major car crash

Updated 7 hours ago 88,924 Views 36 Comments

The actor was hospitalised after the crash in Los Angeles last week.

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event
# New York
# New York

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event

Updated 7 hours ago 73,834 Views 0 Comments

Rushdie has spent several years under heavily armed guard following death threats from Iran.

10-man Dundalk stand tall to beat Bohs after terrible goalkeeper error
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

10-man Dundalk stand tall to beat Bohs after terrible goalkeeper error

8 hours ago 10,696 Views 5 Comments

Tadhg Ryan’s own goal proved decisive at Dalymount Park.

FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home
# US Justice Department
# US Justice Department

FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home

8 hours ago 20,572 Views 46 Comments

Documents made public today show the search was partly based on suspicions of violations of the US Espionage Act.

University lecturers' union to ballot members for industrial action in September
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

University lecturers' union to ballot members for industrial action in September

9 hours ago 9,287 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Federation of University Teachers said it will ballot all members unless an agreement is reached on pay.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

9 hours ago 4,360 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

9 hours ago 9,670 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings
# Quick Fix
From The42
# Quick Fix

Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings

10 hours ago 18,342 Views 12 Comments

The cash-strapped Catalan club have sold part of their media production unit.

Irish Water reminds people to conserve water as hot spell continues and supply runs low
# Drought
# Drought

Irish Water reminds people to conserve water as hot spell continues and supply runs low

10 hours ago 7,852 Views 12 Comments

Overnight restrictions are in place in parts of West Cork, Kerry and Galway.

Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, suggesting virus circulating
# POLIO
# POLIO

Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, suggesting virus circulating

11 hours ago 15,794 Views 12 Comments

New York city is confronting polio as officials struggle to vaccinate vulnerable populations against monkeypox and adjusting to new Covid guidelines.

Siptu presents Mick Lynch with €20,000 donation in 'solidarity' with striking UK rail workers
# RMT
# RMT

Siptu presents Mick Lynch with €20,000 donation in 'solidarity' with striking UK rail workers

11 hours ago 17,149 Views 36 Comments

SIPTU general secretary Joe Cunningham presented the cheque to Lynch at the Imperial Hotel in Cork.

First UN-chartered ship set to transport Ukrainian grain to dock today
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

First UN-chartered ship set to transport Ukrainian grain to dock today

12 hours ago 6,311 Views 1 Comment

The MV Brave Commander, which left Istanbul on Wednesday, is due to arrive in Yuzhne, east of Odessa on the Black Sea coast.

Germany along with Irish troops suspends military operations in United Nations Mali mission
# Germany
# Germany

Germany along with Irish troops suspends military operations in United Nations Mali mission

Updated 12 hours ago 20,995 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Army Ranger Wing will end its participation with German troops in Mali in September.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Down To Quizness
From The42
# Let's Get Down To Quizness

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

13 hours ago 21,643 Views 10 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports news this week?

Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record

Updated 13 hours ago 52,243 Views 32 Comments

The mercury hit 30.5 degrees in Carlow yesterday.

Debunked: A claim that the UN accused Ukrainian forces of using 'human shields' is missing context
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: A claim that the UN accused Ukrainian forces of using 'human shields' is missing context

14 hours ago 7,450 Views 0 Comments

The use of human shields breaches international human rights law.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

15 hours ago 19,835 Views 9 Comments

The European Championships get underway while there’s a host of soccer and rugby action.

Ryan Giggs’s ex ‘screamed in pain’ during sister’s 999 call, court hears
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs’s ex ‘screamed in pain’ during sister’s 999 call, court hears

15 hours ago 15,912 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United footballer is on trial accused of assaulting PR executive Kate Greville, causing her actual bodily harm.

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video

15 hours ago 19,841 Views 0 Comments

A video was widely condemned after it depicted men singing a song about the 2011 murder of Michaela McAreavey.

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court
# Courts
# Courts

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court

15 hours ago 9,674 Views 0 Comments

The data centre operator claims the ban contravenes national and regional policy on data centres, was unreasonable and irrational.

Have you seen Samiullah? 14-year-old missing from Dublin 8
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Samiullah? 14-year-old missing from Dublin 8

16 hours ago 15,474 Views 6 Comments

Samiullah went missing on Tuesday evening, 9 August.

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year

16 hours ago 15,677 Views 12 Comments

The pharmaceutical giant has forked out billions in payouts to customers who said the talc was contaminated with asbestos.

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years
# No Rain
# No Rain

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

16 hours ago 10,335 Views 7 Comments

The change could lead to more measures such as hosepipe bans.

Puck Fair goat removed from platform for a second time due to high temperatures
# Hot Goats In Your Area
# Hot Goats In Your Area

Puck Fair goat removed from platform for a second time due to high temperatures

16 hours ago 26,794 Views 83 Comments

Local Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has defended organisers saying ‘the goat’s welfare is always at the centre’ of the event.

Man facing trial for robbing Ukrainian girl in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man facing trial for robbing Ukrainian girl in Dublin

17 hours ago 21,673 Views 0 Comments

Leonard Bucuresteanu was charged with robbing the young girl of a phone valued at €100 in Castleknock.

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration
# 100 Years
# 100 Years

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration

17 hours ago 9,021 Views 13 Comments

A ceremony took place in Leinster House following criticism about the lack of a State commemoration.

Ireland calls for Russia to end 'illegal occupation' of Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ireland calls for Russia to end 'illegal occupation' of Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Updated 18 hours ago 19,793 Views 84 Comments

Moscow and Kyiv have traded accusations of new shelling near the facility.

Urgent security warning issued as hackers shift ransomware attacks to small businesses
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Urgent security warning issued as hackers shift ransomware attacks to small businesses

18 hours ago 12,704 Views 4 Comments

There has been a steady increase in ransomware attacks by cyber thieves in recent months.

Waterford return - Davy Fitzgerald begins the next chapter in his colourful career
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Waterford return - Davy Fitzgerald begins the next chapter in his colourful career

18 hours ago 18,920 Views 20 Comments

2023 will mark 15th season as a senior inter-county manager.

Property prices have now reached the same level as the Celtic Tiger peak - CSO
# Record High
# Record High

Property prices have now reached the same level as the Celtic Tiger peak - CSO

18 hours ago 15,604 Views 58 Comments

The high follows a 14.1% price increase over the past year.

Woman (20s) dies after fatal assault in Athboy, Meath
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Woman (20s) dies after fatal assault in Athboy, Meath

19 hours ago 56,422 Views 0 Comments

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Medtech giant Abbott to create 1,000 new jobs in Kilkenny and Donegal
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Medtech giant Abbott to create 1,000 new jobs in Kilkenny and Donegal

20 hours ago 13,271 Views 9 Comments

The company will build a new greenfield manufacturing site built in Kilkenny city.

Poll: Have you reduced your water usage recently?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you reduced your water usage recently?

20 hours ago 20,330 Views 35 Comments

Europe is grappling with water shortages in baking heat.

Large wildfire burning amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Large wildfire burning amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island

21 hours ago 6,520 Views 0 Comments

High winds and extremely dry conditions are making it difficult for crews to contain the blaze.

Belfast loses out as shortlist of UK Eurovision host cities for 2023 announced
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Belfast loses out as shortlist of UK Eurovision host cities for 2023 announced

21 hours ago 18,360 Views 19 Comments

Glasgow, Manchester and Sheffield are among the cities shortlisted to host the contest next year.

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