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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo

10 minutes ago 873 Views 0 Comments

The alleged assault occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Putin says West ignoring Russia's security concerns over Ukraine
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Putin says West ignoring Russia's security concerns over Ukraine

Updated 40 minutes ago 13,606 Views 29 Comments

Putin and Macron spoke by phone amid deep fears that a Russian troop build-up on the Ukrainian border.

Lisa Smith 'threw her life away to go and join a violent, extremist ideology', court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith 'threw her life away to go and join a violent, extremist ideology', court hears

Updated 43 minutes ago 9,149 Views 0 Comments

The Lisa Smith trial continues today.

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December

1 hour ago 1,185 Views 3 Comments

Despite the drop in figures, homelessness organisations have raised concerns that they may begin to rise again.

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Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted

Updated 1 hour ago 56,961 Views 74 Comments

The father-of-four had been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends

1 hour ago 24,240 Views 17 Comments

The Covid-19 case numbers, released daily throughout the pandemic, will only be announced on Monday to Friday from now on.

Taoiseach urges fishermen to stay safe ahead of Russian naval exercises
# Cork
# Cork

Taoiseach urges fishermen to stay safe ahead of Russian naval exercises

1 hour ago 3,612 Views 11 Comments

The planned drills off the Irish coast have caused considerable upset and controversy.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

1 hour ago 8,002 Views 2 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Taoiseach promises ‘non-adversarial’ process over Kerry mental health services
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Taoiseach promises ‘non-adversarial’ process over Kerry mental health services

2 hours ago 2,599 Views 12 Comments

Micheal Martin said the issues will be dealt with in an ‘efficient, effective and empathetic’ manner.

Debunked: No, mask mandates are not a 'war crime' that break the Nuremberg Code
# Mask Mandates
# Mask Mandates

Debunked: No, mask mandates are not a 'war crime' that break the Nuremberg Code

2 hours ago 5,135 Views 0 Comments

Masks, mandates, and war crimes are not mentioned in the Nuremburg Code.

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned
# Courts
# Courts

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned

3 hours ago 13,486 Views 0 Comments

A military judge will now consider a restorative justice process that took place between the soldier and the recruit earlier this month.

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to fatal crash in Co Kilkenny in December
# N25
# N25

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to fatal crash in Co Kilkenny in December

4 hours ago 5,729 Views 0 Comments

A woman in her 40s was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-car collision.

Trinity provost says university planning new model for Science Gallery ahead of closure
# Science Gallery
# Science Gallery

Trinity provost says university planning new model for Science Gallery ahead of closure

Updated 5 hours ago 13,144 Views 8 Comments

Linda Doyle said closing the gallery “affords us time to address the problems and build a new, exciting and sustainable way forward”.

Daughter of missing Dublin woman (45) makes plea for information as Gardaí release footage
# Bernadette Connolly
# Bernadette Connolly

Daughter of missing Dublin woman (45) makes plea for information as Gardaí release footage

Updated 5 hours ago 74,368 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí are at Donabate Beach today to try to speak with people who may have seen Bernadette on the day she went missing.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

6 hours ago 15,943 Views 1 Comment

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over
# Do It Right
# Do It Right

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over

6 hours ago 20,354 Views 44 Comments

Labour Senator Marie Sherlock says the plans announced this week are not worth the paper they’re written on.

The Explainer: Why is Ireland reopening now - and how do people feel about it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is Ireland reopening now - and how do people feel about it?

7 hours ago 7,707 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear behavioural scientist Pete Lunn and immunologist Christine Loscher give us the latest info and research on the reopening.

Sue Gray partygate inquiry asked to make ‘minimal reference’ to events probed by police
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Sue Gray partygate inquiry asked to make ‘minimal reference’ to events probed by police

8 hours ago 17,488 Views 24 Comments

The Metropolitan Police have said doing so could prejudice their investigation.

Poll: Should there be a network of State-run childcare centres?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a network of State-run childcare centres?

9 hours ago 21,511 Views 49 Comments

The need for affordable childcare has consistently been highlighted as an issue for working parents.

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind

Updated 10 hours ago 17,788 Views 13 Comments

Former Crusaders prop Michael Ala’alatoa talks about playing alongside Johnny Sexton at Leinster, and settling into a new environment.

False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds

10 hours ago 14,745 Views 2 Comments

Belarusian authorities arrested journalist Roman Protasevitch after the flight was forced to land in Minsk on 23 May 2021.

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick
# Lilly
# Lilly

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick

10 hours ago 14,844 Views 9 Comments

Lilly is to submit a planning application to Limerick City and County Council in the coming weeks.

At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa
# Storm Ana
# Storm Ana

At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa

10 hours ago 7,283 Views 0 Comments

The storm made landfall on Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi.

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida

11 hours ago 7,283 Views 2 Comments

Search teams had earlier recovered five bodies from around 40 people who were on the boat before the operation was called off.

Extra resources promised to clear backlog of nearly 5,000 PPS number applications
# Department Of Social Protection
# Department Of Social Protection

Extra resources promised to clear backlog of nearly 5,000 PPS number applications

12 hours ago 13,844 Views 13 Comments

One man waiting nearly two months for his PPSN said the wait had left him financial difficulty.

French Ambassador offers support to Ireland ahead of 'unhelpful, not welcome' Russian exercise
# Vincent Guérend
# Vincent Guérend

French Ambassador offers support to Ireland ahead of 'unhelpful, not welcome' Russian exercise

18 hours ago 40,917 Views 56 Comments

French Ambassador Vincent Guérend spoke to The Journal about his country’s perspective on the Russian exercise.

Yesterday’s News

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus
# United States
# United States

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus

19 hours ago 32,541 Views 44 Comments

“There is some rough, objectionable language in this book,” said a school board director.

State fails in bid to jail man who assaulted his four-month-old daughter
# Courts
# Courts

State fails in bid to jail man who assaulted his four-month-old daughter

19 hours ago 44,236 Views 0 Comments

The man was given a six-month prison sentence for assaulting his partner in a separate incident.

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future

Updated 20 hours ago 20,277 Views 14 Comments

The announcement of a Scotland Yard investigation into some of the alleged parties has complicated the process.

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time
# United States
# United States

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time

20 hours ago 13,856 Views 47 Comments

The US President said a nomination like this is “long overdue”.

Criticism over Cathal Brugha Barracks study as Ryan spokesperson says 'no final decision' made
# Dublin
# Dublin

Criticism over Cathal Brugha Barracks study as Ryan spokesperson says 'no final decision' made

20 hours ago 20,467 Views 19 Comments

“It’s the jewel in the crown of the Defence Forces and it shouldn’t be touched in any way or form,” TD Cathal Berry said.

'I feel lucky to be alive' - Irish national cycling champion hit by car while training
# Feeling Fortunate
From The42
# Feeling Fortunate

'I feel lucky to be alive' - Irish national cycling champion hit by car while training

21 hours ago 56,676 Views 14 Comments

Imogen Cotter was out riding her bike in Spain when she was struck by a car that was overtaking another cyclist on the other side of the road.

'It is never too late': Bloody Sunday families say battle for justice goes on after 50 years
# Derry
# Derry

'It is never too late': Bloody Sunday families say battle for justice goes on after 50 years

21 hours ago 8,143 Views 13 Comments

Relatives of several of those shot half a century ago have expressed doubts that they will ever be able to secure convictions.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

21 hours ago 6,977 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

22 hours ago 16,711 Views 9 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

'I wish I was about 10 years of age right now coming into what is going to happen in the sport'
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

'I wish I was about 10 years of age right now coming into what is going to happen in the sport'

Updated 22 hours ago 25,557 Views 3 Comments

Kylie Murphy talks the development of the women’s game in Ireland, and where it has come from.

Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge
# Asylum
# Asylum

Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge

22 hours ago 35,385 Views 31 Comments

The woman claims that if transferred, she would be subject to inhuman and degrading treatment.

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