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Russian troops 'encircled' in key Ukrainian town of Lyman
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian troops 'encircled' in key Ukrainian town of Lyman

Updated 5 minutes ago 30,562 Views 19 Comments

There are several thousand Russian soldiers in the area, which has been under Moscow’s control since the spring.

Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs to prove title credentials
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs to prove title credentials

26 minutes ago 2,229 Views 0 Comments

To compound the visitors’ woe, Emerson Royal was sent off in the second half for a poor challenge.

Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Fake Russia Great Again' is surely Putin's new motto
# Annexation
# Annexation

Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Fake Russia Great Again' is surely Putin's new motto

30 minutes ago 1,441 Views 4 Comments

The politics professor examines the Russian leader’s attempt this week to annex parts of Ukraine in a sham referendum.

FF Ard Fheis rejects motion to abolish the USC, minister says new 30% tax rate under review
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

FF Ard Fheis rejects motion to abolish the USC, minister says new 30% tax rate under review

Updated 33 minutes ago 18,172 Views 42 Comments

The event takes place in the RDS in Dublin today with Taoiseach Micheál Martin due to give his speech at 6.30pm.

Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks
# MARKET MELTDOWN
# MARKET MELTDOWN

Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks

Updated 35 minutes ago 10,806 Views 18 Comments

Liz Truss has admitted the Government caused ‘disruption’ of the markets, but insisted they were right to act.

No mini-budget in January, but budget package will 'get us through winter', says Martin
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

No mini-budget in January, but budget package will 'get us through winter', says Martin

49 minutes ago 940 Views 3 Comments

The windfall tax take will help ‘buffer’ Ireland’s finances, says the Taoiseach.

Political leaders and actors among those set to take part in United Ireland rally
# Ireland's Future
# Ireland's Future

Political leaders and actors among those set to take part in United Ireland rally

Updated 1 hour ago 23,113 Views 61 Comments

Cold Feet star Jimmy Nesbitt will deliver the keynote address at the Ireland’s Future event in Dublin.

Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share

Updated 1 hour ago 4,268 Views 2 Comments

Environmental campaigner Jamie Rohu says we must rethink our relationship with the natural world.

Nord Stream pipeline blasts ‘clearly an act of sabotage’, says Truss
# Nord Stream Blast
# Nord Stream Blast

Nord Stream pipeline blasts ‘clearly an act of sabotage’, says Truss

2 hours ago 5,390 Views 14 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was updated on the latest situation in the Baltic by her Danish counterpart Mette Fredriksen.

Crowley and Doak show their class for Emerging Ireland
# Half Backs
From The42
# Half Backs

Crowley and Doak show their class for Emerging Ireland

Updated 2 hours ago 11,763 Views 8 Comments

The half-backs led the way in Friday’s 54-7 defeat of the Griquas.

Poll: Would you like to see a United Ireland within your lifetime?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see a United Ireland within your lifetime?

3 hours ago 27,296 Views 57 Comments

Have your say.

Final rallies to be held in Brazil ahead of polarizing presidential election
# Brazillian Elections
# Brazillian Elections

Final rallies to be held in Brazil ahead of polarizing presidential election

4 hours ago 3,314 Views 4 Comments

Tensions are running high ahead of polling day, with Lula gunning to win outright without the need for a runoff.

What would the meaning of World Cup qualification be for Irish women's football?
# The Vera Era
From The42
# The Vera Era

What would the meaning of World Cup qualification be for Irish women's football?

Updated 4 hours ago 5,796 Views 3 Comments

‘The whole game will explode,’ says Vera Pauw.

Search for survivors in Florida goes on as Hurricane Ian hits South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Search for survivors in Florida goes on as Hurricane Ian hits South Carolina

6 hours ago 8,771 Views 0 Comments

At least 30 people have been confirmed dead, including 27 people in Florida.

'There were dark moments along the road. It always makes you appreciate the brighter days'
# Limerick GAA
From The42
# Limerick GAA

'There were dark moments along the road. It always makes you appreciate the brighter days'

6 hours ago 13,652 Views 2 Comments

A new hurling book, Limerick: A Biography in Nine Lives, tells the story of heartbreak and joy.

North Korea fires two missiles as South conducts military drills with US forces
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires two missiles as South conducts military drills with US forces

7 hours ago 5,625 Views 5 Comments

US Vice President Kamala Harris visited South Korea earlier this week.

'There's a World Cup next year. I still have ambitions to play for Ireland'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'There's a World Cup next year. I still have ambitions to play for Ireland'

7 hours ago 28,017 Views 21 Comments

James Cronin has made a superb start to life with Leicester but his exit from Munster hurt.

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend

8 hours ago 21,112 Views 29 Comments

Increases for Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity customers comes into effect today.

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place
# Cut Through The Noise
# Cut Through The Noise

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place

14 hours ago 20,805 Views 8 Comments
  • Now that we're a few days past the announcement, it's time to take stock of what the Budget brought, what it means for people, and how the country responded.
  • Here's where you can find everything you need to know about Budget 2023 on The Journal.

Yesterday's News

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains

Updated 16 hours ago 113,539 Views 116 Comments

Referendums held in the four regions were labelled as a ‘sham’ by the west.

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina

16 hours ago 10,865 Views 3 Comments

Ian left a broad swathe of destruction after it went ashore on Florida’s Gulf Coast as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the US.

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win

17 hours ago 21,348 Views 25 Comments

Ulster lost 20-13 to Leinster in round three of the URC this evening.

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death
# Molly Russell
# Molly Russell

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death

Updated 17 hours ago 41,986 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Walker concluded the 14-year-old died ‘from an act of self-harm while suffering depression and the negative effects of online content’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

18 hours ago 5,805 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle

18 hours ago 13,465 Views 65 Comments

The Government is not happy with the record high homelessness figures, Micheál Martin says.

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
# Sabotage
# Sabotage

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report

Updated 18 hours ago 24,036 Views 49 Comments

The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on the leaks later today.

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE

19 hours ago 21,012 Views 24 Comments

Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68

20 hours ago 56,669 Views 24 Comments

Mullins won four All-Ireland senior medals in Dublin colours.

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
# Regulator
# Regulator

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015

Updated 20 hours ago 21,551 Views 33 Comments

Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed

20 hours ago 17,972 Views 0 Comments

There were six children present in the van during the alleged incident.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

21 hours ago 26,747 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to The42 over the past seven days?

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051

22 hours ago 10,470 Views 20 Comments

The findings are contained in the newly launched Older Persons Information Hub.

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month
# Record Figures
# Record Figures

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month

Updated 22 hours ago 18,200 Views 43 Comments
  • In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
  • There were also 3,220 children recorded as accessing emergency accommodation.
  • August is the eighth consecutive month where the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has risen.
Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett

23 hours ago 35,530 Views 8 Comments

The 12-year-old was one of five victims of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass
# Courts
# Courts

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass

23 hours ago 26,853 Views 0 Comments

Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail for a second time by not attending her latest scheduled appearance today.

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home

Updated 23 hours ago 27,891 Views 0 Comments

The incident in Dublin yesterday involved three men, all well known to gardaí.

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas
# Big Win
From The42
# Big Win

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas

23 hours ago 31,364 Views 14 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side scored eight tries in their opening game in Bloemfontein.

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink

Fri 2:12 PM 19,492 Views 34 Comments

While the ‘precise’ cost of the project is not yet known, the ‘central’ estimate is €9.5 billion.

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