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Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup

Updated 3 hours ago 23,780 Views 41 Comments

The United States hold an 11-5 advantage.

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?

3 hours ago 3,926 Views 8 Comments
  • Demand for gas and electricity has surged this year as economies reopened and businesses ramped back up.
  • European benchmark gas prices have tripled as a result.
  • The problems have been exacerbated in Ireland by the temporary closure of two gas-fired power stations.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?
# Zap
# Zap

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?

5 hours ago 19,008 Views 18 Comments

Buzzzz.

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park

6 hours ago 21,199 Views 17 Comments

Munster scored six tries to beat the Sharks at Thomond Park this evening.

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'
# Brazilians In Ireland
# Brazilians In Ireland

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'

7 hours ago 21,398 Views 22 Comments

What is it about Ireland that has attracted a big Brazilian population?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

7 hours ago 6,955 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death
# Gut-wrenching
From The42
# Gut-wrenching

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death

8 hours ago 38,191 Views 12 Comments

Scotland’s Sarah Law nailed a last-gasp conversion, which had everything riding on it.

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'

8 hours ago 26,755 Views 21 Comments

Graphic images showed bloody bodies on the back of a pick-up truck while a crane hoisted one man up.

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3
# Red Tide
From The42
# Red Tide

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3

9 hours ago 21,516 Views 30 Comments

Pádraig Harrington will need a miracle to turn this around.

Have you seen Saoirse? Gardaí seek help locating missing 15-year-old
# Dublin
# Dublin

Have you seen Saoirse? Gardaí seek help locating missing 15-year-old

9 hours ago 33,672 Views 4 Comments

Saoirse O’Hora is described as being approximately 5 foot 1 inch in height with a slim build.

Protests take place across Ireland against UK Government legacy proposals
# Troubles Amnesty
# Troubles Amnesty

Protests take place across Ireland against UK Government legacy proposals

10 hours ago 17,470 Views 17 Comments

Representatives of families bereaved in the Troubles took to the streets to express their opposition to the ending of prosecutions.

Mandatory hotel quarantine to effectively end with all remaining countries removed from list
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

Mandatory hotel quarantine to effectively end with all remaining countries removed from list

11 hours ago 39,767 Views 21 Comments

The decision is based on the latest advice received from Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan.

Coronavirus: 1,335 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,335 new cases confirmed in Ireland

12 hours ago 33,599 Views 29 Comments

The latest figures were confrimed this afternoon.

Fresh appeal over 53-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Stillorgan
# Stillorgan

Fresh appeal over 53-year-old man missing from Dublin

13 hours ago 23,303 Views 0 Comments

Barry McDonnell was last seen in Stillorgan on Monday.

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls
# Germany Votes
# Germany Votes

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls

13 hours ago 13,669 Views 7 Comments

Merkel had planned to keep a low profile but has been dragged into the frantic campaign.

Hong Kong organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil to disband amid crackdown
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil to disband amid crackdown

14 hours ago 7,814 Views 17 Comments

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China was under investigation.

Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup
# Uphill Battle
From The42
# Uphill Battle

Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup

Updated 15 hours ago 59,161 Views 28 Comments

The four-time major winner will not appear in the Saturday foursomes, with Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia sent out first again.

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma

15 hours ago 25,380 Views 5 Comments

A volcano has been erupting on the Canary Island over the past week.

Dr Rory Hearne: It's simple - the Government favours landlords and investors over renters
# No Homes To Rent
# No Homes To Rent

Dr Rory Hearne: It's simple - the Government favours landlords and investors over renters

15 hours ago 47,019 Views 0 Comments

The housing expert says the broken rental market in Ireland is down to years of failed political policy.

Canadian pair released from China following US deal with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou
# China
# China

Canadian pair released from China following US deal with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

16 hours ago 16,332 Views 29 Comments

The company’s chief financial officer and the daughter of the company’s founder has now left Vancouver.

Poll: Should the Government increase the minimum wage in the budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government increase the minimum wage in the budget?

17 hours ago 43,367 Views 100 Comments

Leo Varadkar has hinted that the minimum wage must match inflation.

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
# USA
# USA

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

19 hours ago 30,703 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia
# Colombia
# Colombia

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia

19 hours ago 13,066 Views 10 Comments

Colombian authorities seized 3,493 shark fins and 117 kilos of fish bladders that were en route to Hong Kong.

Spot loud flashes and choppers flying over Ringsend this week? Don't worry it was just a drill
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Spot loud flashes and choppers flying over Ringsend this week? Don't worry it was just a drill

19 hours ago 22,807 Views 19 Comments

Exercise Viking Landing II took place at the Pigeon House, Poolbeg on Tuesday night.

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'
# Try Machine
From The42
# Try Machine

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'

19 hours ago 26,086 Views 2 Comments

Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe has been a star in 7s and is now shining for Ireland 15s.

Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread

19 hours ago 17,588 Views 16 Comments

Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir faces an up hill battle to continue in Government.

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power
# New Chancellor
# New Chancellor

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power

21 hours ago 13,651 Views 14 Comments

Merkel has been at the helm of Germany since 2005.

Former Ireland goalkeeper still producing 'exceptional' performances at 40
# Murphy's Law
From The42
# Murphy's Law

Former Ireland goalkeeper still producing 'exceptional' performances at 40

21 hours ago 37,274 Views 2 Comments

Joe Murphy’s professional playing career in English football has spanned a remarkable 23 seasons.

Ireland has now offered humanitarian access visas to 400 Afghans
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Ireland has now offered humanitarian access visas to 400 Afghans

Sat 12:05 AM 17,834 Views 36 Comments

Women, human-rights activists, members of LGBTQI+ community and journalists are among those offered these places.

Friday 24 September, 2021

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries

Fri 10:43 PM 54,968 Views 11 Comments

Video footage from the civil guard showed a garden in the area completely covered in thick ash.

Jurors begin deliberations in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
# Jury Out
# Jury Out

Jurors begin deliberations in R Kelly sex trafficking trial

Fri 10:30 PM 11,403 Views 0 Comments

The 54-year-old singer is accused of running a Chicago-based criminal enterprise that recruited his accusers for unwanted sex.

Bail refused for man accused of false imprisonment of ex-wife in car for 24 hours
# Charged
# Charged

Bail refused for man accused of false imprisonment of ex-wife in car for 24 hours

Fri 10:14 PM 32,870 Views 0 Comments

Judge John King heard the woiman made an effort to flee when she was let out to urinate but he had supervised her and caught her again.

Inquest hears worker died from fall from scaffolding erected by unqualified tradesmen
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Inquest hears worker died from fall from scaffolding erected by unqualified tradesmen

Fri 9:26 PM 48,965 Views 0 Comments

Andrezej Buraczewski died after falling from the fourth floor of a scaffolding structure at a house in Rathgar, Dublin.

Micheál Martin addresses UN General Assembly and talks peace and benefits of EU membership
# Un Assembly
# Un Assembly

Micheál Martin addresses UN General Assembly and talks peace and benefits of EU membership

Fri 9:03 PM 13,141 Views 21 Comments

He said UN nations had not done enough to protect poorer nations.

Opinion: James Bond has many faces - is he a psychopath?
# No Time To Die
# No Time To Die

Opinion: James Bond has many faces - is he a psychopath?

Fri 9:00 PM 22,672 Views 28 Comments

Dr Stephen McWilliams examines whether the secret agent with a licence to kill is a psychopath, and why we still like him for it.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Fri 9:00 PM 6,584 Views 0 Comments

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

Garda Commissioner says vetting for homelessness staff to be reviewed
# Homeless Services
# Homeless Services

Garda Commissioner says vetting for homelessness staff to be reviewed

Fri 7:58 PM 15,817 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said that there will be a review of garda vetting procedures for the homelessness sector.

Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died

Fri 7:39 PM 84,372 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCarron, 75, passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital earlier today after a fight against Covid-19.

Micheál Martin says he supports school pupils across the country striking for climate action
# Fridays For Future
# Fridays For Future

Micheál Martin says he supports school pupils across the country striking for climate action

Updated Fri 7:30 PM 24,979 Views 123 Comments

Protests have taken place in Cork, Dublin and Galway.

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