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Finglas gang feud: Four arrested as gardaí probe ongoing violence in Dublin suburb
# Finglas
# Finglas

Finglas gang feud: Four arrested as gardaí probe ongoing violence in Dublin suburb

29 minutes ago 2,469 Views 0 Comments

Two men and two women were detained.

Varadkar defends Davos trip, says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel'
# Alpine Summit
# Alpine Summit

Varadkar defends Davos trip, says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel'

56 minutes ago 6,240 Views 8 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Taoiseach Micheál Martin were in the Swiss Alpine summit this week.

Stormont Assembly recalled in new bid to elect speaker
# Stormont
# Stormont

Stormont Assembly recalled in new bid to elect speaker

1 hour ago 5,644 Views 13 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson has said his party will continue to block a return of powersharing until there is action over the protocol.

Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault in the UK
# London
# London

Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault in the UK

1 hour ago 7,538 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to three different male complainants and alleged incidents in 2005, 2008 and 2013.

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack

Updated 1 hour ago 28,099 Views 32 Comments
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed that Russia will not win the Ukraine war nor dictate terms of peace.
  • Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called out the West and international community for pandering to Moscow.
  • Russia is fast-tracking citizenship for residents of two southern regions which it occupies.
Three more Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to step down after Partygate and Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Three more Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to step down after Partygate and Gray report

2 hours ago 6,092 Views 5 Comments

David Simmonds and John Baron added their names to a growing list of dissatisfied Tory MPs.

'Ten steps backwards': Govt proposal to open 'special educational needs centres' met with criticism
# Education
# Education

'Ten steps backwards': Govt proposal to open 'special educational needs centres' met with criticism

2 hours ago 4,814 Views 0 Comments

Five centres are set to open in Dublin in September as an “interim” solution for children without a special class place in school.

Rory McIlroy to miss this year's Irish Open
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Rory McIlroy to miss this year's Irish Open

Updated 2 hours ago 16,471 Views 7 Comments

The Ulsterman finished eighth at last week’s PGA Championship in Southern Hills.

Donaldson slams US delegation as ‘most undiplomatic visit I’ve ever seen’
# Richard Neal
# Richard Neal

Donaldson slams US delegation as ‘most undiplomatic visit I’ve ever seen’

Updated 2 hours ago 18,286 Views 12 Comments

Congressman Richard Neal led a delegation of US politicians in meetings with the Stormont parties today.

HSE boss told to sort out hospital wait times as data shows over 75s wait nearly 14 hours in ED
# PAC
# PAC

HSE boss told to sort out hospital wait times as data shows over 75s wait nearly 14 hours in ED

2 hours ago 6,954 Views 32 Comments

PAC Chair Brian Stanley said wait times in emergency departments is an intolerable situation in a well funded health system.

First case of monkeypox recorded in Northern Ireland
# Virus
# Virus

First case of monkeypox recorded in Northern Ireland

Updated 3 hours ago 20,190 Views 18 Comments

More than a dozen countries across Europe have reported cases.

What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting
# Texas
# Texas

What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting

3 hours ago 9,180 Views 7 Comments

The tragedy unfurled on Tuesday when an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.

Sister and brother of man shot dead by gardaí take legal action against the State
# George Nkencho
# George Nkencho

Sister and brother of man shot dead by gardaí take legal action against the State

3 hours ago 37,061 Views 0 Comments

George Nkencho died in December 2020.

Gardaí investigating violent Killarney attack involving several youths
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí investigating violent Killarney attack involving several youths

4 hours ago 19,552 Views 18 Comments

Video footage of the vicious assault was widely shared on social media.

Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Pensioner goes to A&E with memory loss after day-time sex with wife

5 hours ago 46,667 Views 35 Comments

The curious case appears in the latest edition of the Irish Medical Journal.

Munster hurling final terrace tickets sell out in 11 minutes
# Packed House
From The42
# Packed House

Munster hurling final terrace tickets sell out in 11 minutes

Updated 5 hours ago 15,948 Views 6 Comments

A sell-out is expected in Thurles on Sunday week.

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire
# Tivaouane
# Tivaouane

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire

7 hours ago 11,145 Views 5 Comments

A local politician said the tragedy was caused by “a short circuit”.

Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US
# Abortion Ban
# Abortion Ban

Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US

7 hours ago 19,182 Views 47 Comments

Abortion providers have said they will stop performing the procedure as soon as the bill is signed.

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
# Housing
# Housing

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

8 hours ago 24,043 Views 60 Comments

A new study has found that more than half of renting households receive State support.

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed

8 hours ago 19,319 Views 21 Comments

Details of how the mass shooting took place are beginning to emerge.

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency
# ECDC
# ECDC

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency

9 hours ago 9,145 Views 14 Comments

Monkeypox symptoms usually clear up after two to four weeks, and it is not usually fatal.

'How to murder your husband' writer found guilty of killing husband
# Murder She Wrote
# Murder She Wrote

'How to murder your husband' writer found guilty of killing husband

9 hours ago 22,656 Views 0 Comments

The author of “The Wrong Husband” and “The Wrong Lover,” had been struggling financially before she shot her husband twice.

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs
# Housing Costs
# Housing Costs

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs

9 hours ago 10,754 Views 28 Comments

The new report by the Economic and Social Research Institute looks at housing supports for low-income renters.

Robbie Henshaw tapped into Michael Jordan mindset to shine in Champions Cup semi-final
# Last Dance
From The42
# Last Dance

Robbie Henshaw tapped into Michael Jordan mindset to shine in Champions Cup semi-final

Updated 9 hours ago 13,088 Views 7 Comments

The centre used Jordan documentary The Last Dance as inspiration to overcome illness and play a key role against Toulouse.

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting
# Texas
# Texas

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting

9 hours ago 25,653 Views 52 Comments

19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting on Tuesday.

Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey

10 hours ago 13,945 Views 12 Comments

The poll also found that 48% support for Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK.

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says
# EPA
# EPA

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says

11 hours ago 20,076 Views 11 Comments

The gas is linked to around 350 new cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year.

Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
# Inside Look
# Inside Look

Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape

17 hours ago 22,989 Views 17 Comments
  • Surging inflation and global supply chain issues are creating challenges for the new National Children's Hospital, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The Journal visited the site in Dublin 8, where construction is well underway.
  • New features in the hospital include robots to transport materials and a tablet at each bed.

Yesterday’s News

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody

18 hours ago 31,995 Views 0 Comments

Iancu Nicola (30) mugged the victim as she was collecting post from the postbox outside her home.

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’
# Passport Delays
# Passport Delays

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’

Updated 18 hours ago 40,407 Views 57 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting that passport delays were a serious issue.

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks

19 hours ago 4,733 Views 3 Comments

The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.

Roma beat Feyenoord to win inaugural Europa Conference League
# I Am Jose Mourinho
From The42
# I Am Jose Mourinho

Roma beat Feyenoord to win inaugural Europa Conference League

19 hours ago 21,102 Views 23 Comments

Jose Mourinho steered the club to their first-ever major European trophy.

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform
# Police Reform
# Police Reform

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform

19 hours ago 7,984 Views 15 Comments

The date of the signing is highly symbolic, coming exactly two years after Floyd’s death, which triggered huge nationwide demonstrations.

Have you seen missing person Kieran Moans?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing person Kieran Moans?

20 hours ago 17,533 Views 0 Comments

Kieran is described as being 5’ 8” in height with a slim build. He has black/greying hair, green eyes and a stubbly beard.

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum

Updated 20 hours ago 30,535 Views 17 Comments

The war has entered its fourth month.

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity

20 hours ago 6,499 Views 2 Comments

A HSE spokesperson said that in exceptional circumstances this may be in the best interest of the adolescent at that time.

Cannabis worth €2.8 million seized at Rosslare Europort
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €2.8 million seized at Rosslare Europort

20 hours ago 11,885 Views 26 Comments

The drugs were discovered concealed within a consignment of vegetables.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

20 hours ago 4,356 Views 0 Comments

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

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