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Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries opposed to plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas
# Price Crunch
# Price Crunch

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries opposed to plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas

43 minutes ago 3,877 Views 3 Comments

Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark are among those opposed to proposal being submitted by France and Spain.

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

45 minutes ago 1,764 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene

Poll: Do you think Ireland will meet its emissions targets?
# Carbon Budget
# Carbon Budget

Poll: Do you think Ireland will meet its emissions targets?

1 hour ago 7,161 Views 27 Comments

For the first time, the Irish government is due to implement three carbon budgets.

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US
# International Travel
# International Travel

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US

1 hour ago 6,136 Views 4 Comments

They will still need to take a Covid-19 test unless they are two or younger.

GPA to go down diplomatic route to get Championship change
# Peacemakers
From The42
# Peacemakers

GPA to go down diplomatic route to get Championship change

1 hour ago 5,782 Views 7 Comments

Players body chief executive firmly believes a championship restructure can be successfully implemented at next year’s Congress vote.

Government and industry reps meet to iron out 'anomalies' facing late-night venues
# Ticketing System
# Ticketing System

Government and industry reps meet to iron out 'anomalies' facing late-night venues

2 hours ago 5,780 Views 7 Comments
  • LVA CEO Donall O'Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
  • All nightclub events must be ticketed from this week.
  • Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said that the Government’s handling of the situation “was and is an absolute shambles”.
David Attenborough: Act on climate now or it will be too late
# Life On Earth
# Life On Earth

David Attenborough: Act on climate now or it will be too late

3 hours ago 7,980 Views 19 Comments

Cop26 aims to drive more action on cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

Wet and windy days ahead with heavy rain across the country overnight
# Bring A Brolly
# Bring A Brolly

Wet and windy days ahead with heavy rain across the country overnight

3 hours ago 14,300 Views 1 Comment

Highest temperatures today will range between 14 and 17 degrees.

Assistant director on Rust set previously sacked over gun safety
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Assistant director on Rust set previously sacked over gun safety

4 hours ago 21,887 Views 0 Comments

The news came as it was reported that crew members had used that same weapon for live-ammunition target practice.

Security Council expected to hold emergency Sudan meeting
# Military Takeover
# Military Takeover

Security Council expected to hold emergency Sudan meeting

4 hours ago 3,597 Views 1 Comment

The session was requested by Ireland, Britain, Estonia, France, Norway and the United States.

Victim of US serial killer John Wayne Gacy identified
# Francis Alexander
# Francis Alexander

Victim of US serial killer John Wayne Gacy identified

4 hours ago 16,946 Views 0 Comments

Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977.

Deadline set for evidence in Andrew’s civil sexual assault case
# Virginia Giuffre
# Virginia Giuffre

Deadline set for evidence in Andrew’s civil sexual assault case

4 hours ago 11,320 Views 0 Comments

The prince vehemently denies sexually assaulting Virginia Giuffre.

Two dead, four injured in Idaho shopping mall shooting
# United States
# United States

Two dead, four injured in Idaho shopping mall shooting

4 hours ago 10,372 Views 4 Comments

Police said the suspect is in critical condition at a hospital.

Eamon Ryan says carbon budget a 'significant milestone' in efforts to tackle climate change
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Eamon Ryan says carbon budget a 'significant milestone' in efforts to tackle climate change

5 hours ago 11,600 Views 82 Comments

The first proposed carbon budget was sent to the minister yesterday after long deliberations.

'An ongoing risk': Hep A outbreak at council site left five Traveller children hospitalised
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

'An ongoing risk': Hep A outbreak at council site left five Traveller children hospitalised

11 hours ago 21,738 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal investigate lack of action on Traveller-specific accommodation across Ireland
  • Reporter Cormac Fitzgerald reveals hepatitis A outbreak likely caused by unsanitary conditions at site
  • Children speak about living in overcrowded trailers, waking up freezing and having no green space to play
Funding red tape has led to low output of Traveller-specific accommodation
# Funding Failure
# Funding Failure

Funding red tape has led to low output of Traveller-specific accommodation

11 hours ago 5,916 Views 0 Comments

Noteworthy takes a deep dive into the funding issues that resulted in poor resourcing of housing projects.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you finish the lyrics to these popular nightclub songs?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you finish the lyrics to these popular nightclub songs?

13 hours ago 40,909 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a while.

Luke Shaw feels thrashing had been coming as heat rises on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
# Dark Day
From The42
# Dark Day

Luke Shaw feels thrashing had been coming as heat rises on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Updated 14 hours ago 42,999 Views 39 Comments

Liverpool’s biggest ever Old Trafford win compounded poor recent performances and will test the United hierarchy’s support of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

15 hours ago 11,479 Views 2 Comments

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

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down
# Bulbsforbees
# Bulbsforbees

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down

16 hours ago 13,293 Views 50 Comments

Yvonne McKenna of Gaisce outlines their plans to encourage biodiversity by asking the public to plant bulbs for the bees.

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU

16 hours ago 17,795 Views 36 Comments

The Brexit minister said there remained ‘significant’ gaps between the two sides on reforming the treaty.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

17 hours ago 19,272 Views 4 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

17-year-old boy missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

17-year-old boy missing from Dublin found safe and well

17 hours ago 27,125 Views 0 Comments

Dylan McCarroll was last seen on Saturday.

UN warns countries’ carbon-cutting plans put world on course for 2.7C temperature rises
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

UN warns countries’ carbon-cutting plans put world on course for 2.7C temperature rises

17 hours ago 10,164 Views 30 Comments

The UN climate chief has urged countries to redouble their efforts to avoid a climate crisis.

'Failing to act would have grave consequences': Proposed carbon budget charts new climate path
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'Failing to act would have grave consequences': Proposed carbon budget charts new climate path

17 hours ago 26,581 Views 95 Comments

The carbon budget would see Ireland’s emissions fall by 95 million tonnes between 2021-2025 and 2026-2030.

Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister

Updated 18 hours ago 24,599 Views 24 Comments

Two people have reportedly been killed after security forces opened fire on crowds of protesters.

Friend backs Carty after out-half’s masterclass helps Connacht to big win
# Jack Carty
From The42
# Jack Carty

Friend backs Carty after out-half’s masterclass helps Connacht to big win

Updated 18 hours ago 27,572 Views 55 Comments

The Connacht No10 missed out on international selection yet again last week.

Facebook whistleblower says social network makes hate ‘unquestionably worse’
# Frances Haugen
# Frances Haugen

Facebook whistleblower says social network makes hate ‘unquestionably worse’

18 hours ago 16,053 Views 20 Comments

Frances Haugen told UK MPs there was a ‘weak spot’ within the tech giant on who you could turn to for escalating concerns.

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says

19 hours ago 34,113 Views 48 Comments

Dr. Cliona Murphy also said that three women had been transferred to general hospitals for ICU care this weekend alone.

Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night
# R336
# R336

Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night

20 hours ago 21,069 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred between Furbo and Spiddal at around 8.30pm when a male pedestrian was struck by a car.

Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris

20 hours ago 22,837 Views 15 Comments

Morris has led Shels to promotion twice in his three seasons in charge.

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug
# Merck
# Merck

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug

20 hours ago 25,271 Views 35 Comments

The move comes two weeks after Merck applied for emergency use in the US of the anti-coronavirus drug.

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow

21 hours ago 11,724 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí on Saturday.

France prepares to return Benin treasures
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

France prepares to return Benin treasures

21 hours ago 23,090 Views 9 Comments

The decision could have potential ramifications across European museums.

Coronavirus: 1,845 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,845 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

22 hours ago 59,729 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Russians told to stay away from work as daily Covid-19 cases hit record high
# Russia
# Russia

Russians told to stay away from work as daily Covid-19 cases hit record high

23 hours ago 29,687 Views 15 Comments

President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russians not to go to work between October 30 and November 7, when the country will observe an extended holiday.

'This is the worst I’ve been, the lowest I’ve been' - Solskjaer
# Rock Bottom
From The42
# Rock Bottom

'This is the worst I’ve been, the lowest I’ve been' - Solskjaer

Updated 23 hours ago 41,864 Views 51 Comments

Manchester United have now lost three of their last four Premier League games.

Woman (20s) seriously injured in motorbike hit-and-run incident in Dublin on Sunday night
# Priorswood
# Priorswood

Woman (20s) seriously injured in motorbike hit-and-run incident in Dublin on Sunday night

23 hours ago 28,436 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred on the Priorswood Road in Dublin 17 at around 11.15pm.

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?
# Horror Films
# Horror Films

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?

Mon 10:53 AM 23,371 Views 33 Comments

There’s plenty to choose from ranging between the child-friendly to the very scary ones.

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