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Today’s News

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

30 minutes ago 2,443 Views 3 Comments

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

Varadkar says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel' at Davos
# World Economic Forum
# World Economic Forum

Varadkar says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel' at Davos

44 minutes ago 8,785 Views 18 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar was asked about the trip by People Before Profit TD Mick Barry

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

46 minutes ago 17,510 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

1 hour ago 11,124 Views 9 Comments

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

Germany vows Putin 'won't win' Ukraine war as Russians advance
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Germany vows Putin 'won't win' Ukraine war as Russians advance

1 hour ago 22,257 Views 24 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.
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

2 hours ago 30,143 Views 25 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 2 hours ago 11,092 Views 5 Comments

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

NI has seen ‘far more grim moments’ than protocol row, US Congressman says
# Richard Neal
# Richard Neal

NI has seen ‘far more grim moments’ than protocol row, US Congressman says

2 hours ago 4,634 Views 1 Comment

Neal made the comments on a fact-finding mission to Ireland.

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

First case of monkeypox recorded in Northern Ireland

2 hours ago 13,899 Views 14 Comments

More than a dozen countries across Europe have reported cases.

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

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire

4 hours ago 9,345 Views 4 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

4 hours ago 16,049 Views 37 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?

5 hours ago 19,837 Views 47 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

5 hours ago 17,127 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

5 hours ago 8,176 Views 13 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

5 hours ago 19,964 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

6 hours ago 9,412 Views 22 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 6 hours ago 11,477 Views 6 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

6 hours ago 23,688 Views 50 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

7 hours ago 12,637 Views 10 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

8 hours ago 18,331 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

14 hours ago 21,870 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

15 hours ago 30,392 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 15 hours ago 39,583 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

16 hours ago 4,494 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

16 hours ago 20,426 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

16 hours ago 7,700 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?

17 hours ago 17,019 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 17 hours ago 30,287 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

17 hours ago 6,240 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

17 hours ago 11,522 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

17 hours ago 4,232 Views 0 Comments

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

Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers
# Banking
# Banking

Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers

18 hours ago 15,129 Views 7 Comments

The energy supplier has raised concerns about the ‘cumbersome’ paper-based process of switching some 65,000 customers.

Larry Donnelly: When it comes to guns, America is broken
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: When it comes to guns, America is broken

19 hours ago 17,741 Views 25 Comments

Larry Donnelly writes about his despair and anger after the most recent school shooting in the USA, in which 19 children were killed.

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated 19 hours ago 65,645 Views 35 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".
Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears
# John McGahon
# John McGahon

Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears

19 hours ago 24,631 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Senator John McGahon is on trial in Dundalk after pleading not guilty to a charge of assault.

Model Kate Moss testifies in Depp-Heard defamation trial
# Evidence
# Evidence

Model Kate Moss testifies in Depp-Heard defamation trial

19 hours ago 29,171 Views 0 Comments

She appeared by videolink to give evidence that lasted only two minutes.

Father of Santina Cawley pleads guilty to assaulting ex partner found guilty of her murder
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father of Santina Cawley pleads guilty to assaulting ex partner found guilty of her murder

19 hours ago 27,221 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington has vehemently denied any responsibility in relation to the death of the child

Mayo's injury list the major concern ahead of Monaghan test
# The42 GAA Weekly
From The42
# The42 GAA Weekly

Mayo's injury list the major concern ahead of Monaghan test

Updated 21 hours ago 20,826 Views 1 Comment

Marc Ó Sé believes Mayo will have enough for Monaghan if they can overcome their fitness concerns.

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