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Biden to host leaders of Finland and Sweden as Ukraine pledges to rescue remaining fighters in Mariupol
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden to host leaders of Finland and Sweden as Ukraine pledges to rescue remaining fighters in Mariupol

17 minutes ago 690 Views 0 Comments

More than 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers remain inside the besieged Azovstal steel plant, a pro-Russian separatist leader said.

Ex UK diplomat pins blame on Truss for Irish ‘turnips’ comments about Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ex UK diplomat pins blame on Truss for Irish ‘turnips’ comments about Brexit

26 minutes ago 4,215 Views 2 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would only affect a few Irish ‘farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks’, she allegedly said.

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues

49 minutes ago 1,092 Views 0 Comments

Aaron O’Callaghan and Gareth Shaw — team-mates of the trio at the 2006 European Youths — recount their journey to the top.

Lawyers due to make closing arguments in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Lawyers due to make closing arguments in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle

53 minutes ago 3,007 Views 0 Comments

Following the closing speeches, the judge will reserve her ruling on the case to a later date.

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America
# Health
# Health

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America

1 hour ago 7,389 Views 5 Comments

Britain has confirmed nine cases of the virus since 6 May, and the United States verified its first on Wednesday.

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

1 hour ago 2,012 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

2 hours ago 8,383 Views 1 Comment

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

Trains, planes and automobiles: Irish ministerial transport emitted 400 tonnes of carbon last year
# Travel
# Travel

Trains, planes and automobiles: Irish ministerial transport emitted 400 tonnes of carbon last year

8 hours ago 10,034 Views 14 Comments
  • An analysis by The Journal has found that ministers emitted 406 tonnes of CO2 equivalent between them last year.
  • The final figure is an under-reporting of the true number because multiple departments did not release full data.
  • Details released also show that eight ministers used public transport at least once in 2021.

Yesterday’s News

Eintracht Frankfurt edge Rangers on penalties to claim Europa League glory in Seville
# Death Taxes And
From The42
# Death Taxes And

Eintracht Frankfurt edge Rangers on penalties to claim Europa League glory in Seville

9 hours ago 27,308 Views 37 Comments

Match-winner Rafael Borré had equalised in normal time after Joe Aribo gave the Scottish Premiership side a second-half lead.

Green Party suspends two TDs who supported Sinn Féin motion on public ownership of NMH
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Green Party suspends two TDs who supported Sinn Féin motion on public ownership of NMH

Updated 10 hours ago 67,407 Views 90 Comments

Losing the two TDs reduces the the government’s majority to just one vote.

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post
# Turkish Retweets
# Turkish Retweets

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post

10 hours ago 23,074 Views 17 Comments

A tweet from the health minister yesterday racked up hundreds of retweets from accounts that appeared to be based in Turkey.

Five remain in custody as probe into alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland continues
# Operation Brookweed
# Operation Brookweed

Five remain in custody as probe into alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland continues

10 hours ago 13,065 Views 0 Comments

Five men have been released without charge by detectives investigating alleged football match-fixing.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

11 hours ago 7,696 Views 1 Comment

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

'We do miss Ireland a lot' - CJ Stander well settled into life after rugby
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

'We do miss Ireland a lot' - CJ Stander well settled into life after rugby

12 hours ago 68,928 Views 11 Comments

Having made a shock decision to retire last year, Stander has no regrets.

Exasperation over UK actions but Irish officials don't expect Brussels to be 'bounced' into Protocol response
# Brexit
# Brexit

Exasperation over UK actions but Irish officials don't expect Brussels to be 'bounced' into Protocol response

Updated 12 hours ago 16,148 Views 10 Comments

The UK is seeking to unilaterally change the Withdrawal Agreement.

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well

12 hours ago 21,773 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí thanked the media and the public for their assistance in the matter.

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration
# Warning
# Warning

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration

13 hours ago 27,729 Views 12 Comments

The HSE said it has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers.

Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building
# High Court
# High Court

Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building

13 hours ago 14,164 Views 11 Comments

The charity had been renovating the property to accommodate refugees from war-torn Ukraine.

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal

Updated 14 hours ago 54,254 Views 32 Comments

Meanwhile, Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol have been taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory.

Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state
# Gillian And Darren Milne
# Gillian And Darren Milne

Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state

14 hours ago 18,330 Views 30 Comments

No longer can it be an option for schools to say we’re not taking in children with special needs, the Taoiseach said.

Quiz: How much do you know about Derry Girls?
# Derry Girls
# Derry Girls

Quiz: How much do you know about Derry Girls?

14 hours ago 65,620 Views 20 Comments

I am a Derry Girl!

Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears
# George Gonzaga Bento
# George Gonzaga Bento

Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears

14 hours ago 9,320 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Lisa Thompson murder: Man comes forward to assist officers after leaving document at garda station
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Lisa Thompson murder: Man comes forward to assist officers after leaving document at garda station

15 hours ago 20,607 Views 0 Comments

Lisa (52) was discovered dead at her home in Sandyhill Gardens, Ballymun, last Tuesday 10 May.

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation

Updated 15 hours ago 15,982 Views 24 Comments

The proposals are almost universally opposed by political parties across the UK and Ireland as well as victims’ groups.

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan

15 hours ago 9,489 Views 25 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel discussed progress on the agreement in a meeting with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta.

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts
# The Banks
# The Banks

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts

16 hours ago 32,840 Views 27 Comments

But bank officials said the lender will remain flexible and urged customers having difficulties to come forward immediately.

Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing
# Going For Gold
From The42
# Going For Gold

Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing

Updated 16 hours ago 11,497 Views 13 Comments

The Irish pair came through this afternoon’s semi-final in Turkey.

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy
# Energy Shift
# Energy Shift

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy

16 hours ago 17,671 Views 13 Comments

The investment initiative is meant to help the bloc start weaning itself off Russian fossil fuels this year.

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal

16 hours ago 4,536 Views 7 Comments

The term has been defined in the government’s decision but not the legal documents of the agreement.

High Court proceedings brought against Sean Quinn over alleged trespass at quarry
# Trespass
# Trespass

High Court proceedings brought against Sean Quinn over alleged trespass at quarry

17 hours ago 21,971 Views 0 Comments

The companies claim that on several occasions since late 2019 Mr Quinn has trespassed on their lands.

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

17 hours ago 15,363 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Lane has already been convicted of wilfully violating Floyd’s rights during the May 2020 restraint that led to his death.

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million

17 hours ago 14,534 Views 14 Comments

There are fewer than ten drawings by Michelangelo which exist in private hands.

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for one-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for one-and-a-half years

17 hours ago 29,851 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the domestic assault as “like something a trained soldier would do.”

Justice Minister launches new guide for GPs to help support domestic violence victims
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Justice Minister launches new guide for GPs to help support domestic violence victims

18 hours ago 6,078 Views 3 Comments

The guide was officially unveiled by the Irish College of General Practitioners today.

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort
# Pay Claim
# Pay Claim

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort

18 hours ago 49,886 Views 24 Comments

One scientist told The Journal that staff feel “burnt-out” due to working mandatory overtime rosters, with many leaving the profession.

Rain and thunder forecast for this evening and showers to come
# Weather
# Weather

Rain and thunder forecast for this evening and showers to come

18 hours ago 14,503 Views 6 Comments

Rain will continue in some areas until the weekend.

Twitter says it will follow through on Musk deal despite the billionaire dragging his heels
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Twitter says it will follow through on Musk deal despite the billionaire dragging his heels

19 hours ago 13,166 Views 8 Comments

Musk has said he has issues with the number of spam/bot accounts on the site.

Man arrested after footballer Billy Sharp allegedly assaulted during play-off pitch invasion
# Incident
From The42
# Incident

Man arrested after footballer Billy Sharp allegedly assaulted during play-off pitch invasion

Updated 19 hours ago 19,083 Views 16 Comments

Sharp was knocked to the ground by a supporter in the aftermath of Nottingham Forest’s victory on penalties.

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