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Today’s News

Met Éireann says next week could see 'heatwave' conditions
# Weather
# Weather

Met Éireann says next week could see 'heatwave' conditions

20 minutes ago 2,804 Views 4 Comments

High pressure is set to bring a prolonged spell of settled weather.

Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death
# UK
# UK

Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death

58 minutes ago 5,626 Views 4 Comments

Archie had been in a coma since he was found unconscious by his mother on 7 April.

Dwyer's goal proves the difference as Kilkenny pip Cork at the death to take All-Ireland
# Camogie
From The42
# Camogie

Dwyer's goal proves the difference as Kilkenny pip Cork at the death to take All-Ireland

1 hour ago 5,987 Views 3 Comments

The Cats claimed their second title in three years.

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site
# Ukrainian War
# Ukrainian War

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site

1 hour ago 4,543 Views 7 Comments

Moscow and Kyiv blamed each other for a new strike at a Russian-occupied nuclear plant.

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Israel agrees to truce as Gaza death toll rises to 31, including six children
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel agrees to truce as Gaza death toll rises to 31, including six children

Updated 2 hours ago 17,605 Views 9 Comments

The health ministry also said that 265 people in Gaza have been wounded since Friday.

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month
# Housing
# Housing

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month

2 hours ago 11,751 Views 18 Comments

Student beds are being provided by a number of universities as well as private providers.

Germany defender Nico Schulz under investigation for domestic violence
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Germany defender Nico Schulz under investigation for domestic violence

3 hours ago 9,830 Views 0 Comments

The Dortmund State Prosecutor confirmed that police had raided Schulz’s house to secure evidence after his ex-partner filed a complaint.

As it happened: Cork v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final From The42
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As it happened: Cork v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final

Volunteers needed for depression helpline amid high demand post-lockdowns
# Aware
# Aware

Volunteers needed for depression helpline amid high demand post-lockdowns

3 hours ago 5,891 Views 2 Comments

There is also an increase in calls from people affected by the cost-of-living crisis.

Biden out of isolation after testing negative for Covid-19
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Biden out of isolation after testing negative for Covid-19

4 hours ago 4,022 Views 0 Comments

The US President had tested positive for Covid and returned to isolation on 30 July.

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race

5 hours ago 6,039 Views 17 Comments

Rishi Sunak said the cuts would not help the most vulnerable amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis.

Sinn Féin remains most popular party by wide margin, new poll shows
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party by wide margin, new poll shows

6 hours ago 29,077 Views 118 Comments

The Sunday Independent / Ireland Thinks poll shows approval for Sinn Féin at 35%.

Man arrested after body found in Drumcondra apartment
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested after body found in Drumcondra apartment

7 hours ago 28,410 Views 0 Comments

The body was discovered at an apartment on Achill Road yesterday evening.

Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games

7 hours ago 22,589 Views 5 Comments

Three of them – judoka Chamila Dilani, her manager Asela de Silva, and wrestler Shanith Chathuranga – had disappeared last week.

Russia-backed official in Ukraine dies after assassination attack
# Vitaly Gura
# Vitaly Gura

Russia-backed official in Ukraine dies after assassination attack

Updated 7 hours ago 34,046 Views 20 Comments

Vitaly Gura was reportedly shot multiple times at his home yesterday.

17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot
# Matanzas
# Matanzas

17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot

7 hours ago 3,922 Views 2 Comments

Cuban authorities said an unidentified body had been found late last night.

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close
# Nancy Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close

7 hours ago 6,951 Views 12 Comments

Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Meath's Glory Days bring #SeriousSupport like never before
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Meath's Glory Days bring #SeriousSupport like never before

8 hours ago 7,831 Views 1 Comment

It’s a week since the Royals were crowned back-to-back All-Ireland senior champions after a remarkable journey.

Man charged in relation to alleged sexual assault on girl in Antrim
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man charged in relation to alleged sexual assault on girl in Antrim

Updated 8 hours ago 21,582 Views 0 Comments

The man (18) is due to appear before Coleraine Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million

8 hours ago 12,633 Views 0 Comments

The two men, aged 54 and 40, are due to appear in court today.

Man dies after two-vehicle collision near Skibbereen
# Cork
# Cork

Man dies after two-vehicle collision near Skibbereen

8 hours ago 13,148 Views 0 Comments

The driver of one vehicle, a man in his mid-20s, died last night.

Poll: Do you wear a face mask in crowded places?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear a face mask in crowded places?

9 hours ago 30,726 Views 19 Comments

For some people, particularly those who are immunocompromised, the pandemic is still a significant worry.

Sitdown Sunday: The strange true story behind Go Ask Alice
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The strange true story behind Go Ask Alice

10 hours ago 11,927 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Man in his 20s dies following collision between motorcycle and car
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man in his 20s dies following collision between motorcycle and car

10 hours ago 33,443 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

'I've had talks about going home to Derry but I still want to show I can dominate in the AFL'
# Callum Brown
From The42
# Callum Brown

'I've had talks about going home to Derry but I still want to show I can dominate in the AFL'

11 hours ago 25,673 Views 2 Comments

GWS Giants star Callum Brown chats about the AFL, scoring goals and Derry.

€300,000 worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary and Carlow
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

€300,000 worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary and Carlow

11 hours ago 11,997 Views 4 Comments

Two men were arrested by gardaí.

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour

11 hours ago 21,274 Views 27 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the government here owe it to the people to hold firm as UK politics continues to face upheaval.

'I hope when my little ones are playing, they'll look back and go, 'Wow Mom did that'
# Another Shot
From The42
# Another Shot

'I hope when my little ones are playing, they'll look back and go, 'Wow Mom did that'

12 hours ago 12,497 Views 1 Comment

Former Cork camogie star Jenny Curry is heading for the All-Ireland Premier Junior final with Armagh this weekend.

'Other crises are vying for our attention': Why people have stopped talking about Covid-19
# What Pandemic
# What Pandemic

'Other crises are vying for our attention': Why people have stopped talking about Covid-19

19 hours ago 22,840 Views 35 Comments
  • Although the pandemic is still a significant worry for some, its public prominence has largely faded away.
  • Behaviours aimed at avoiding infection like limiting contacts or travel declined even as cases rose quickly earlier in the summer.
  • Experts say other crises such as the war in Ukraine, inflation, and climate change have occupied the forefront of most minds, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Andy Warhol?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Andy Warhol?

21 hours ago 25,161 Views 20 Comments

Warhol’s studio became a well-known gathering place for intellectuals, drag queens, playwrights and celebrities,

Cork's special rivalry with Kilkenny, Davy Fitz arrival and camogie physicality
# Ashling Thompson
From The42
# Ashling Thompson

Cork's special rivalry with Kilkenny, Davy Fitz arrival and camogie physicality

21 hours ago 25,684 Views 2 Comments

The Cork star lines out in another All-Ireland senior camogie final tomorrow.

First Ukraine grain shipment's arrival in Lebanon 'postponed'
# Ukrainian Grain
# Ukrainian Grain

First Ukraine grain shipment's arrival in Lebanon 'postponed'

23 hours ago 31,470 Views 15 Comments

It will no longer arrive in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on Sunday as planned.

Springbok triumph adds to woes of embattled All Blacks
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Springbok triumph adds to woes of embattled All Blacks

23 hours ago 45,822 Views 18 Comments

New Zealand went into the game having lost four of their previous five matches.

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?

23 hours ago 25,358 Views 24 Comments

Our columnist says surprising abortion votes and the fact that Republicans have an issue with Trump could sway things for Democrats.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

23 hours ago 10,394 Views 0 Comments

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

Receding floodwater lets police evacuate people trapped in US Death Valley
# California
# California

Receding floodwater lets police evacuate people trapped in US Death Valley

Updated 23 hours ago 38,627 Views 26 Comments

It nearly equaled the record for rainfall in a single day in the valley.

US President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

US President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19

23 hours ago 9,038 Views 4 Comments

Biden’s physician Kevin O’Connor said his antigen test this morning was negative.

UN nuclear agency head 'alarmed' by strikes at Ukraine plant
# Nuclear Disaster
# Nuclear Disaster

UN nuclear agency head 'alarmed' by strikes at Ukraine plant

23 hours ago 9,001 Views 11 Comments

There was shelling on Friday at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia power plant, Europe’s largest such facility.

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