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Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship

9 minutes ago 390 Views 0 Comments

The trio will start Thursday’s opening round from the 10th tee at 8:10 a.m.

Man (60s) dies in Cork car crash
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man (60s) dies in Cork car crash

17 minutes ago 1,077 Views 0 Comments

The collision involved a car and occurred at around 1.30pm.

French arms supplies to Ukraine to 'intensify', Ukraine says peace talks with Russia 'on hold'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

French arms supplies to Ukraine to 'intensify', Ukraine says peace talks with Russia 'on hold'

Updated 47 minutes ago 9,265 Views 3 Comments

Putin says Europe’s oil sanctions are ‘economic suicide’

Green Party split avoided on NMH vote but government accused of 'breathtaking cynicism'
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Green Party split avoided on NMH vote but government accused of 'breathtaking cynicism'

47 minutes ago 2,319 Views 14 Comments

The government will not oppose a Sinn Féin motion calling for public ownership of the land.

Anthony Nash: 'He is the most underrated hurler in the county'
# The42 GAA Weekly
From The42
# The42 GAA Weekly

Anthony Nash: 'He is the most underrated hurler in the county'

52 minutes ago 14,438 Views 8 Comments

Luke Meade was a key performer during Cork’s victory over Waterford.

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant

Updated 53 minutes ago 29,740 Views 41 Comments

Ukraine’s defence ministry confirmed the soldiers had left Azovstal, expressing hope for an “exchange procedure.”

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing
# Assembly Elections
# Assembly Elections

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing

56 minutes ago 1,308 Views 1 Comment

Emma DeSouza ran in the recent Stormont elections – she didn’t win but she shares her thoughts on it all.

Donnelly denies paying for retweets after hundreds of accounts share Twitter video
# Big In Turkey
# Big In Turkey

Donnelly denies paying for retweets after hundreds of accounts share Twitter video

1 hour ago 8,824 Views 15 Comments

The minister and his Department said they did not pay for promotion of the tweet.

‘Take John Hume’s name out of your mouth’: DUP MP invokes civil rights leader in Protocol debate
# Commons Clash
# Commons Clash

‘Take John Hume’s name out of your mouth’: DUP MP invokes civil rights leader in Protocol debate

1 hour ago 12,313 Views 12 Comments

The House of Commons clash has since moved to the online realm.

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'

1 hour ago 9,844 Views 14 Comments

Equality Minister Irene Montero said the law will recognise a health problem that has been largely swept under the carpet until now.

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

2 hours ago 11,528 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed Conservative has been urged not to attend Parliament while under investigation.

Germany seeks five-years' jail for ex-Nazi guard, now 101
# Ex-Nazi Trial
# Ex-Nazi Trial

Germany seeks five-years' jail for ex-Nazi guard, now 101

3 hours ago 7,339 Views 0 Comments

Cross-examined about his work at the camp, Schuetz had denied knowledge about what happened there.

Central Bank says more needs to be done to help customers as banks exit Irish market
# Banking Switch
# Banking Switch

Central Bank says more needs to be done to help customers as banks exit Irish market

3 hours ago 6,850 Views 6 Comments

The exit of KBC and Ulster Bank will whittle Ireland’s number of retail banks from five down to just three.

Man arrested as gardaí carry out raids targeting romance fraudsters
# Operation Skein
# Operation Skein

Man arrested as gardaí carry out raids targeting romance fraudsters

3 hours ago 16,569 Views 4 Comments

Banking documents, a laptop and a phone were also seized during the operation.

Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Research to inform conversion therapy ban expected by end of summer

3 hours ago 4,399 Views 4 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman said the research will inform legislation to ban the controversial practice in Ireland.

Michael Lynn moved to Brazil in 2011 without telling gardaí, court hears
# Michael Lynn Trial
# Michael Lynn Trial

Michael Lynn moved to Brazil in 2011 without telling gardaí, court hears

3 hours ago 8,397 Views 0 Comments

Lynn has pleaded not guilty to 21 counts of theft in Dublin between October 23, 2006 and April 20, 2007.

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated 4 hours ago 32,615 Views 92 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".
'A horrendous act': Gardaí investigating after car driven into Carlow tanning shop and set on fire
# Tullow Street
# Tullow Street

'A horrendous act': Gardaí investigating after car driven into Carlow tanning shop and set on fire

4 hours ago 25,321 Views 9 Comments

Nobody was injured in the incident.

Leinster trio make shortlist for European player of the year
# Standouts
From The42
# Standouts

Leinster trio make shortlist for European player of the year

4 hours ago 19,593 Views 15 Comments

Grégory Alldritt and Antoine Dupont have also been nominated.

Gardaí in Meath appeal for witnesses to burglary that left man in his 60s injured
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí in Meath appeal for witnesses to burglary that left man in his 60s injured

5 hours ago 9,634 Views 0 Comments

The man was brought to Mullingar General Hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.

EU says it will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK brings in law to change Protocol
# Protocol
# Protocol

EU says it will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK brings in law to change Protocol

Updated 5 hours ago 40,033 Views 66 Comments
  • Liz Truss addressed the Commons this afternoon.
  • "This is not about scrapping the Protocol," she told MPs.
  • Truss said she would prefer to do a deal with the EU instead of passing legislation.
Former teacher denies 44 counts of indecent assault of pupils at Limerick school
# Indecent Assault
# Indecent Assault

Former teacher denies 44 counts of indecent assault of pupils at Limerick school

5 hours ago 16,092 Views 0 Comments

The assaults are alleged to have occurred in a classroom, a boiler/heater room, and a bathroom at the school.

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finnish parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of NATO membership

5 hours ago 5,364 Views 19 Comments

Germany also plans to ramp up its military collaboration with Sweden and Finland as they seek to join NATO.

Eagles Of Death Metal performers give evidence in Paris attacks trial
# Bataclan
# Bataclan

Eagles Of Death Metal performers give evidence in Paris attacks trial

5 hours ago 4,340 Views 0 Comments

Extremist from the so-called Islamic State group stormed their gig at the Bataclan theatre and killed scores of people.

Documentary and new billboards to raise awareness of Mayo woman's disappearance 22 years ago
# Sandra Collins
# Sandra Collins

Documentary and new billboards to raise awareness of Mayo woman's disappearance 22 years ago

5 hours ago 7,544 Views 0 Comments

The last confirmed sighting of Sandra was on the night of Monday 4 December 2000 at approximately 11pm in Killala, Mayo.

Wayne Rooney: Coleen is a different mother and wife since Vardy ‘sting’ row
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Wayne Rooney: Coleen is a different mother and wife since Vardy ‘sting’ row

6 hours ago 25,851 Views 0 Comments

The former England captain gave evidence at the Royal Courts of Justice today.

Families in Ireland hosting Ukrainian refugees to get €400-a-month but they must opt-in
# Ukraine-ireland
# Ukraine-ireland

Families in Ireland hosting Ukrainian refugees to get €400-a-month but they must opt-in

6 hours ago 15,916 Views 15 Comments

The payment is to be a flat €400 regardless of the number of refugees being hosted.

'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'
# Bravo
From The42
# Bravo

'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'

6 hours ago 8,324 Views 1 Comment

David Meyler has praised Jake Daniels following his decision to publicly come out.

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero
# California
# California

Doctor who died as he tackled gunman in church shooting is hailed a hero

6 hours ago 14,202 Views 1 Comment

Dr John Cheng was killed as he stopped a man shooting at worshippers in a Taiwanese church in California.

Consultant obstetrician: Women of Ireland deserve modern maternity care - we're listening to them
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Consultant obstetrician: Women of Ireland deserve modern maternity care - we're listening to them

Updated 6 hours ago 9,947 Views 8 Comments

Professor Mary Higgins of the National Maternity Hospital says the health of Irish women is driving need for a new campus.

Search for missing man in Offaly stood down
# Offaly
# Offaly

Search for missing man in Offaly stood down

7 hours ago 16,025 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí said the search has ended.

Biden will visit site of racist mass shooting today
# Buffalo
# Buffalo

Biden will visit site of racist mass shooting today

8 hours ago 5,773 Views 21 Comments

Biden called the racially-motivated killings “antithetical to everything we stand for in America.”

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol

Updated 9 hours ago 26,589 Views 33 Comments

Liz Truss is expected to declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal.

Poll: Should dogs be banned from Blue Flag beaches during peak times in summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should dogs be banned from Blue Flag beaches during peak times in summer?

9 hours ago 29,971 Views 54 Comments

Dedicated areas for dogs on leads will be established.

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts
# Twitter
# Twitter

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Updated 10 hours ago 21,954 Views 19 Comments

Musk yesterday responded with a poo emoji after the Twitter CEO defended the social media platform’s handling of bots.

Lisa Thompson murder: Gardaí looking to speak to man who handed in document at station
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Lisa Thompson murder: Gardaí looking to speak to man who handed in document at station

11 hours ago 27,611 Views 0 Comments

The man handed in a document in Lisa Thompson’s name last Thursday.

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'

Updated 11 hours ago 14,881 Views 3 Comments

Leinster assistant coach Felipe Contepomi is set to leave the province at the end of the season.

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny set to appeal nine-year prison sentence

11 hours ago 9,311 Views 5 Comments

The opposition leader had his two-and-a-half year sentence extended after he was found guilty of fraud and contempt of court in March.

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