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Iran's main reformist party urges end to mandatory dress code
# Headscarf Protests
# Headscarf Protests

Iran's main reformist party urges end to mandatory dress code

Updated 9 minutes ago 6,823 Views 8 Comments

At least 35 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in the protests that erupted after Mahsa Amini’s death.

Egypt to enter bid to host 2036 Olympics
# Olympics
# Olympics

Egypt to enter bid to host 2036 Olympics

15 minutes ago 404 Views 0 Comments

If successful with its bid, Egypt would become the first African or Arab nation to host the Olympics.

Have you seen Ryan? 17 year old missing from Dublin 7
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Ryan? 17 year old missing from Dublin 7

27 minutes ago 1,482 Views 0 Comments

Ryan McGuinness was last seen on Thursday night.

Truss defends vast tax cuts will herald 'decade of dynamism' amid hostile reception
# UK
# UK

Truss defends vast tax cuts will herald 'decade of dynamism' amid hostile reception

Updated 36 minutes ago 11,552 Views 13 Comments

British Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled the biggest programme of tax cuts for 50 years yesterday.

China calls on Russia, Ukraine not to let war 'spill over' as 'sham’ breakaway polls continue
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

China calls on Russia, Ukraine not to let war 'spill over' as 'sham’ breakaway polls continue

Updated 46 minutes ago 32,397 Views 29 Comments

Before the war, Vladimir Putin visited Beijing and the two nations declared a tight alliance.

Ukraine push slowed by rain, river and Russian holdouts
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukraine push slowed by rain, river and Russian holdouts

1 hour ago 2,892 Views 1 Comment

Ukrainian forces are attempting to drive Moscow’s forces from the eastern Kharkiv region.

Thousands march across Dublin in cost of living protest
# Pre Budget Protest
# Pre Budget Protest

Thousands march across Dublin in cost of living protest

Updated 2 hours ago 62,593 Views 149 Comments

The demonstration aims to heap pressure on the government ahead of the Budget on Tuesday.

Conor McMenamin leaves Northern Ireland squad after historic video surfaces
# Axed
From The42
# Axed

Conor McMenamin leaves Northern Ireland squad after historic video surfaces

2 hours ago 27,571 Views 14 Comments

The decision came a day after Kyle Lafferty was sent home from international duty.

NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm
# No Space
# No Space

NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm

3 hours ago 6,416 Views 13 Comments

Artemis 1 is an uncrewed mission around the moon that will pave the way for future crewed missions.

White House blasts near-complete ban on abortion in Arizona
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House blasts near-complete ban on abortion in Arizona

Updated 4 hours ago 15,251 Views 29 Comments

The only exemption to the ban is if the woman’s life is in jeopardy.

Seal ‘surrenders’ at US police station after avoiding capture in pond
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Seal ‘surrenders’ at US police station after avoiding capture in pond

4 hours ago 9,404 Views 6 Comments

‘Shoebert’ is believed to have travelled to the pond from the sea via a river and drainage pipes.

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy win gold at World Rowing Championships
# World Champions
From The42
# World Champions

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy win gold at World Rowing Championships

6 hours ago 37,546 Views 29 Comments

What a performance.

As inflation continues, Govt says no to price caps and yes to spending more on Ukraine military
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

As inflation continues, Govt says no to price caps and yes to spending more on Ukraine military

6 hours ago 17,322 Views 58 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar were speaking in Limerick today.

Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?

7 hours ago 37,021 Views 47 Comments

A recent poll found that seven out of 10 young people are considering moving abroad in search of a better quality of life.

Ireland's man of the match rediscovers his love of football
# Rejuvenation
From The42
# Rejuvenation

Ireland's man of the match rediscovers his love of football

7 hours ago 22,325 Views 11 Comments

Aaron Connolly made an impact on his first appearance in over three years for the U21s.

Man (20s) dies after being struck by car near Naas
# RIP
# RIP

Man (20s) dies after being struck by car near Naas

8 hours ago 22,818 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said a male pedestrian was struck on the M7 early this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cherry Orchard: Six homes searched in probe into patrol car ramming
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Cherry Orchard: Six homes searched in probe into patrol car ramming

8 hours ago 14,841 Views 24 Comments

Mobile phones and clothing were seized during the raids.

Irish glory in AFL Grand Final as Zach Tuohy and Mark O'Connor win with Geelong
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Irish glory in AFL Grand Final as Zach Tuohy and Mark O'Connor win with Geelong

8 hours ago 25,276 Views 14 Comments

Geelong Cats cruised to victory over Sydney Swans today.

Public finance surplus of over €4.4 billion projected for this year
# Budget War Chest
# Budget War Chest

Public finance surplus of over €4.4 billion projected for this year

9 hours ago 12,430 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s finances are in rude health, even compared with projections from earlier this year.

Ireland out to upset confident Scotland at Hampden Park
# Match Preview
From The42
# Match Preview

Ireland out to upset confident Scotland at Hampden Park

9 hours ago 15,340 Views 4 Comments

The sides square off in the Nations League tonight.

Italian election: Firebrand speeches and the politics of the far-right set to capture Rome
# Last Days
# Last Days

Italian election: Firebrand speeches and the politics of the far-right set to capture Rome

10 hours ago 11,041 Views 23 Comments

Italians go to the polls on Sunday with results announced on Monday evening.

'Being there on that pitch helped me to not think about cancer for those few hours'
# Battler
From The42
# Battler

'Being there on that pitch helped me to not think about cancer for those few hours'

12 hours ago 19,072 Views 1 Comment

Leitrim great Martin McHugh reflects on his two battles with cancer, Connacht success in 1994 and his lengthy playing career which is still ongoing.

Irish Rail customers face 'significant disruption' this weekend due to engineering works
# Rail Disruption
# Rail Disruption

Irish Rail customers face 'significant disruption' this weekend due to engineering works

13 hours ago 13,759 Views 13 Comments

It will see lines closed between Portarlington and Limerick Junction, and Dun Laoghaire and Wicklow.

From energy credits to welfare increases: Everything we know so far about Budget 2023
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

From energy credits to welfare increases: Everything we know so far about Budget 2023

19 hours ago 42,436 Views 27 Comments

The two money ministers have about €6.7 billion to play with in the main budget.

Yesterday's News

Planning permission refused for seven story 'build-to-rent' senior living scheme in Ringsend
# Dublin
# Dublin

Planning permission refused for seven story 'build-to-rent' senior living scheme in Ringsend

21 hours ago 22,699 Views 27 Comments

Over 65 objections were lodged against the 30 unit scheme.

13-year-old girl missing from Co Meath found safe and well
# Located
# Located

13-year-old girl missing from Co Meath found safe and well

21 hours ago 18,791 Views 3 Comments

Chloe Lawrence went missing from the Dunboyne area on Thursday morning.

Recall issued on batch of Dunnes Stores southern fried chicken over presence of salmonella
# Recall
# Recall

Recall issued on batch of Dunnes Stores southern fried chicken over presence of salmonella

21 hours ago 17,882 Views 11 Comments

A batch of Glenilen Farm yoghurt is also being recalled due to the presence of listeria monocytogenes.

Russia's annexation voting gets underway in occupied Ukraine as West denounces referendum
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia's annexation voting gets underway in occupied Ukraine as West denounces referendum

Updated 22 hours ago 35,169 Views 68 Comments

The referendums are reminiscent of one in 2014 that saw Ukraine’s Crimea annexed by Russia.

US moves to help Iranians access internet as protesters continue to rally after woman’s death
# Iran
# Iran

US moves to help Iranians access internet as protesters continue to rally after woman’s death

22 hours ago 13,070 Views 6 Comments

Iran has been rocked by a week of bloody protests over the death last week of Mahsa Amini.

Sheehan scores four tries as Leinster make light work of Benetton
# Dan The Man
From The42
# Dan The Man

Sheehan scores four tries as Leinster make light work of Benetton

22 hours ago 23,581 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s team rarely looked troubled as they powered to a 42-10 win over the Italian side.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

22 hours ago 5,384 Views 0 Comments

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

Evan Ferguson header boosts Ireland's playoff hopes in Tallaght
# Report
From The42
# Report

Evan Ferguson header boosts Ireland's playoff hopes in Tallaght

22 hours ago 29,108 Views 12 Comments

10-man Israel hung on for a 1-1 draw.

Justice minister announces plans to tackle anti-social behaviour after garda car rammed
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Justice minister announces plans to tackle anti-social behaviour after garda car rammed

Updated 22 hours ago 28,678 Views 53 Comments

The incident, which involved a car ramming a Garda vehicle, has been widely condemned.

Occupied Territories Bill would not make any 'practical difference', says Taoiseach
# New York
# New York

Occupied Territories Bill would not make any 'practical difference', says Taoiseach

23 hours ago 8,937 Views 12 Comments

The Taoiseach has said the situation in the occupied Palestinian territory is untenable.

Mixed-raced people had 'childhood stolen' in Irish institutions & redress must be extended, UN says
# Vaccine Trials
# Vaccine Trials

Mixed-raced people had 'childhood stolen' in Irish institutions & redress must be extended, UN says

Updated 23 hours ago 20,039 Views 0 Comments
  • UN human rights experts have criticised the Government's response to the "systemic racism" faced by people who passed through State and religious-run institutions
  • The experts say the Government's planned redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes is inadequate
  • Conrad Bryan believes he was subjected to a vaccine trial, and not placed for adoption, because of the colour of his skin, Órla Ryan reports
VAT on newspapers likely to be abolished, Taoiseach indicates
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

VAT on newspapers likely to be abolished, Taoiseach indicates

23 hours ago 14,492 Views 21 Comments

Government discussions about slashing the VAT rate are underway.

60-year-old man missing from Co Kerry found safe and well
# Located
# Located

60-year-old man missing from Co Kerry found safe and well

23 hours ago 16,050 Views 0 Comments

Phil Horgan went missing from the Tralee area on Thursday.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy will virtually address all third-level students in Ireland next month
# Colleges
# Colleges

Ukraine's Zelenskyy will virtually address all third-level students in Ireland next month

23 hours ago 16,034 Views 21 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said the Ukrainian president has also agreed to take questions from students.

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