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Today’s News

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

5 hours ago 4,389 Views 8 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: What European city is this?
# European Cities
# European Cities

Quiz: What European city is this?

7 hours ago 23,943 Views 4 Comments

Do you know your Madrids from your Barcelonas?

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'
# John Kiely
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# John Kiely

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'

7 hours ago 28,734 Views 25 Comments

The Limerick boss said Hegarty is being unfairly targeted by referees.

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

9 hours ago 23,291 Views 6 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

9 hours ago 14,173 Views 21 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

10 hours ago 6,085 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

10 hours ago 21,703 Views 6 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011
# Gallagher's Gang
From The42
# Gallagher's Gang

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011

10 hours ago 18,452 Views 4 Comments

Derry struck three goals in the Athletic Grounds to secure a convincing victory.

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages
# Cheers
# Cheers

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages

10 hours ago 17,449 Views 22 Comments

The three-year course is supported by Solas, the state agency for further education.

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

11 hours ago 24,373 Views 23 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth

11 hours ago 16,386 Views 3 Comments

The crash occurred at the Philipstown junction on the N2 motorway around 12:35pm today.

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

12 hours ago 10,143 Views 8 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store
# New York
# New York

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store

Updated 12 hours ago 65,577 Views 34 Comments

10 people were shot and killed by an alleged teenage white supremacist in an act one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple”.

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report

12 hours ago 12,122 Views 13 Comments

Most of the anti-social problems on public transport were caused typically involved fare evaders, according to an internal presentation.

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham

13 hours ago 26,770 Views 42 Comments

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty to virtually seal the league in a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach
# Famine Commemoration
# Famine Commemoration

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach

13 hours ago 6,842 Views 15 Comments

Speaking at the annual Famine Commemoration Ceremony, Micheál Martin noted Ireland’s “bitter past” has spurred it to aid other victims of hunger and poverty.

Connolly double fires Cork to victory against 14-man Waterford
# Rebels Rising
From The42
# Rebels Rising

Connolly double fires Cork to victory against 14-man Waterford

Updated 13 hours ago 23,883 Views 33 Comments

The Rebels picked up their first win of the Munster championship as Austin Gleeson saw red at Walsh Park.

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane

13 hours ago 10,335 Views 37 Comments

Ministers are set to make a final decision on relocating the National Maternity Hospital on Tuesday, following intense scrutiny over the terms of the arrangement with St Vincent’s Healthcare Group.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated 13 hours ago 27,793 Views 30 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Three men injured in car crash in Galway
# Appeal
# Appeal

Three men injured in car crash in Galway

15 hours ago 23,282 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral

15 hours ago 9,926 Views 15 Comments

The annual demonstrations across the occupied West Bank, annexed east Jerusalem and inside Israel came with tensions high over the killing of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

16 hours ago 11,449 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl
# Bruff
# Bruff

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl

17 hours ago 24,618 Views 0 Comments

The girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a male who is also a minor.

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak

17 hours ago 12,045 Views 13 Comments

North Korea has no Covid vaccines, antiviral treatment drugs or mass-testing capacity.

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated 17 hours ago 31,673 Views 43 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020

17 hours ago 32,676 Views 49 Comments

Some 305 such horses have been slaughtered to date this year.

Man found with serious head injuries in Tallaght playground
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man found with serious head injuries in Tallaght playground

18 hours ago 24,531 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered unconscious at a playground in Mac Uilliam estate.

Poll: Did you watch the Eurovision final?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you watch the Eurovision final?

19 hours ago 36,677 Views 55 Comments

Ukraine won the top prize, as expected.

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin

Updated 19 hours ago 88,914 Views 139 Comments
  • Contest oganisers the EBU will begin planning with Ukraine but say there are "unique challenges involved".
  • The folk-rap group - as men of fighting age - had to get special permission to leave their country for the contest and are expected home tomorrow.
Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'
# Conversations With Friends
# Conversations With Friends

Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'

19 hours ago 28,777 Views 10 Comments

The director of the upcoming Conversations With Friends TV series on how he made the film – and those sex scenes.

Sitdown Sunday: The rise of buy now, pay later apps
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The rise of buy now, pay later apps

20 hours ago 11,119 Views 1 Comment

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

Bad blood between champion clubs and county becoming a thing of the past
# Club GAA
From The42
# Club GAA

Bad blood between champion clubs and county becoming a thing of the past

21 hours ago 22,946 Views 2 Comments

Crossmaglen’s Paul Hearty and Ballgunner’s Fergal Hartley on the relationship between successful clubs and intercounty teams.

Ivana Bacik: Something has to give as costs soar - Ireland needs a pay rise
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Ivana Bacik: Something has to give as costs soar - Ireland needs a pay rise

21 hours ago 21,815 Views 42 Comments

The Labour leader says a national pay rise will be a win-win for everyone.

Nearly 80 students allege they were conned out of cash by international travel agency
# Investigation
# Investigation

Nearly 80 students allege they were conned out of cash by international travel agency

22 hours ago 20,163 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Dublin are investigating.

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More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse

Sun 12:05 AM 14,835 Views 36 Comments
  • People on lower incomes and without health insurance were most likely to say that Ireland's healthcare system is worsening
  • People earning over €80,000 were most likely to say that the system has stayed the same
  • However, responses were split when it came to people's individual experiences of the system, reports Jack White

Saturday 14 May, 2022

Ten killed in shooting in Buffalo, New York - reports
# US
# US

Ten killed in shooting in Buffalo, New York - reports

Sat 11:05 PM 35,027 Views 26 Comments

The Buffalo Police department tweeted earlier that officers were “on scene of a mass shooting”.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Ireland's Eurovision journey over the years?
# Quiz
# Quiz

QUIZ: How much do you know about Ireland's Eurovision journey over the years?

Sat 11:00 PM 29,558 Views 8 Comments

It wasn’t our year but we still hold some pretty impressive records.

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights

Sat 10:30 PM 14,087 Views 46 Comments

Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.

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