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Today’s News

Sicily judge to weigh trial of migrant rescue NGOs
# Migrants
# Migrants

Sicily judge to weigh trial of migrant rescue NGOs

8 minutes ago 343 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-one suspects, including crew members of Doctors Without Borders, are accused of “aiding and abetting unauthorised entry into Italy”.

'You can say you are a Dublin hurler, but do you want to win as a Dublin hurler?'
# LHC
From The42
# LHC

'You can say you are a Dublin hurler, but do you want to win as a Dublin hurler?'

Updated 25 minutes ago 3,740 Views 0 Comments

In 2019 and 2021 Dublin beat Galway. Why didn’t they kick on?

PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack

33 minutes ago 845 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old victim sustained stab wounds in Gilford, Co Down.

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity
# Seoul Trip
# Seoul Trip

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity

1 hour ago 3,230 Views 4 Comments

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year.

Concern for welfare of 22-year-old missing from Lusk
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Concern for welfare of 22-year-old missing from Lusk

2 hours ago 7,403 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Balbriggan are renewing their appeal to the public for assistance in locating Andrew Finni.

Australians vote to determine government's future
# Australia
# Australia

Australians vote to determine government's future

3 hours ago 5,027 Views 3 Comments

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese’s centre-left Labor Party is a favourite to win its first election since 2007.

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''
# Reeling In The Years
From The42
# Reeling In The Years

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''

3 hours ago 28,661 Views 6 Comments

BBC reporter Stephen Watson recalls his famous interview on the 20th anniversary of Saipan.

5 questions as Munster and Leinster SHC round-robins reach exciting conclusion
# Final Day
From The42
# Final Day

5 questions as Munster and Leinster SHC round-robins reach exciting conclusion

4 hours ago 11,793 Views 10 Comments

Shoiuld Clare play a weakened team, can Cork string two good performances together and who’ll survive in Leinster?

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?

4 hours ago 8,015 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been made by government ministers and the HSE itself.

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender

4 hours ago 10,590 Views 5 Comments

Moscow’s flattening of Mariupol has drawn multiple accusations of war crimes, including over a deadly attack on a maternity ward.

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up

5 hours ago 10,778 Views 19 Comments

Meetings between senior US figures and Labour leader Keir Starmer are also set to take place.

Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year
# Up The Pole
# Up The Pole

Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year

6 hours ago 6,534 Views 28 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is establishing an Electoral Commission that will look at the issue.

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast
# TGIP
# TGIP

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast

6 hours ago 1,780 Views 0 Comments

Catch up with all of the in-depth, original reporting from The Good Information Project.

Zalatoris charges into PGA lead, McIlroy five shots back and Woods shoots 69
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Zalatoris charges into PGA lead, McIlroy five shots back and Woods shoots 69

Updated 12 hours ago 21,419 Views 12 Comments

It’s day two at Southern Hills.

Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved
# Off The Table
# Off The Table

Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved

12 hours ago 24,307 Views 45 Comments
  • New polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal found huge support for mandatory calorie labelling on menus.
  • Plans to introduce the measure in Ireland, as part of efforts to tackle obesity, have been shelved.
  • Restaurateurs have raised a number of concerns about the policy including cost and practicality.

Yesterday’s News

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'

Updated 14 hours ago 39,544 Views 27 Comments

The Ukrainian President described the bombardment of Severodonetsk, where 12 people were reportedly killed, as “brutal and absolutely pointless”.

Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city
# Paderborn
# Paderborn

Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city

14 hours ago 26,139 Views 15 Comments

Paderborn police said at least 30 people had been hurt.

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP

Updated 15 hours ago 72,188 Views 60 Comments

In a strongly-worded intervention, Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

15 hours ago 14,542 Views 0 Comments

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

'I’d be very wary of anything the coach of La Rochelle says in the media' - Cullen cautious on O'Gara quotes
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'I’d be very wary of anything the coach of La Rochelle says in the media' - Cullen cautious on O'Gara quotes

Updated 16 hours ago 51,057 Views 38 Comments

Leo Cullen says he won’t pay too much attention to Ronan O’Gara’s various media commitments ahead of next weekend’s Champions Cup final.

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

16 hours ago 16,802 Views 27 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court

16 hours ago 12,334 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

17 hours ago 24,590 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up
# High Court
# High Court

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up

19 hours ago 26,687 Views 0 Comments

Companies which were originally set up by Quinn wanted an injunction restraining him from trespassing on their lands.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

19 hours ago 24,718 Views 13 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

19 hours ago 37,283 Views 0 Comments

Rebekah Vardy told husband Jamie that news coverage made her ‘blood boil’, documents show.

Taoiseach and Jeffrey Donaldson meet in Belfast as DUP rejects 'sticking plaster approach'
# Up North
# Up North

Taoiseach and Jeffrey Donaldson meet in Belfast as DUP rejects 'sticking plaster approach'

Updated 20 hours ago 61,238 Views 70 Comments
  • Jeffrey Donaldson said: “Dublin must belatedly recognise that if nothing is fixed then there will be no progress."
  • Speaking this morning, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that "in the democratic world" people should attend parliament.
  • Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney also met his British counterpart Liz Truss in Turin today.
Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time

20 hours ago 17,455 Views 10 Comments

The women’s team had an impressive win against England.

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe

20 hours ago 12,633 Views 7 Comments

The seizure took place yesteday.

Spain experiences extreme temperatures in early summer heatwave
# Sizzling
# Sizzling

Spain experiences extreme temperatures in early summer heatwave

20 hours ago 40,210 Views 16 Comments

Temperatures are expected to hit 39 degrees Celsius in some areas.

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

20 hours ago 16,208 Views 33 Comments

The trip to Kyiv was announced by the Ceann Comhairle in early May.

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Updated 21 hours ago 15,662 Views 8 Comments

Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region

21 hours ago 5,391 Views 4 Comments

In the Sahel, 7.7 million children under the age of five are expected to suffer from malnutrition.

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges
# Court
# Court

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges

21 hours ago 33,927 Views 0 Comments

Most of the offences allegedly happened at Maria Christian Brothers primary school on Synge Street, Dublin.

Construction costs surge again in April as inflation continues to pump up wholesale prices
# Price Pressures
# Price Pressures

Construction costs surge again in April as inflation continues to pump up wholesale prices

21 hours ago 14,198 Views 17 Comments

Structural steel and fabricated metal prices were up 42% and 38.5% respectively over 12 months.

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity
# Planning
# Planning

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity

22 hours ago 14,989 Views 17 Comments

The proposed site is just under 2.5 kilometres from Coolmoney Defence Forces camp.

Casting opens for RTÉ's Toy Show The Musical
# Toy Show
# Toy Show

Casting opens for RTÉ's Toy Show The Musical

23 hours ago 12,514 Views 20 Comments

The lead role of Nell is being cast, with girls between the age of 11 and 16 being invited to apply.

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days
# Role Models
From The42
# Role Models

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days

Updated 23 hours ago 13,950 Views 3 Comments

Martin O’Connor grew up on a diet of watching Wexford sides competing at the top table.

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