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Enoch Burke appeals injunction requiring him to stay away from school where he is employed
# Courts
# Courts

Enoch Burke appeals injunction requiring him to stay away from school where he is employed

1 minute ago 4 Views 0 Comments

Burke was committed to prison last month until he agrees to obey the order not to attend the school.

Country music pioneer Loretta Lynn dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Country music pioneer Loretta Lynn dies aged 90

34 minutes ago 2,688 Views 1 Comment

A family statement shared online said the songwriter died peacefully in her sleep this morning.

Kwarteng says 'pressure' of Queen Elizabeth's death influenced controversial mini-budget
# UK
# UK

Kwarteng says 'pressure' of Queen Elizabeth's death influenced controversial mini-budget

46 minutes ago 5,327 Views 10 Comments

The British Chancellor said it was important to place the mini-budget in the “context” of the Queen’s death and funeral.

PBP-Solidarity criticise Government over pay-as-you-go disconnection uncertainty
# Pay As You Go
# Pay As You Go

PBP-Solidarity criticise Government over pay-as-you-go disconnection uncertainty

Updated 1 hour ago 5,653 Views 8 Comments

Mick Barry TD suggested scrapping the €199 charge to switch from pay-as-you-go to bill pay.

Court refuses to consider 'implied consent' in appeal by ex-RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court refuses to consider 'implied consent' in appeal by ex-RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin

1 hour ago 7,592 Views 0 Comments

Ó Leidhin was convicted last April of sexual assault at his former home in south Dublin in the early hours of the morning of 13 May 2018.

Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy ordered to pay £1.5m towards Coleen Rooney's legal costs
# UK High Court
# UK High Court

Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy ordered to pay £1.5m towards Coleen Rooney's legal costs

1 hour ago 6,788 Views 7 Comments

Vardy will have to pay £800,000 of the costs bill by 4pm on 15 November.

Retired Garda superintendent jailed for holding cannabis resin worth nearly €260,000
# John Murphy
# John Murphy

Retired Garda superintendent jailed for holding cannabis resin worth nearly €260,000

1 hour ago 8,482 Views 0 Comments

Retired Superintendent John Murphy has been jailed for six and a half years.

Former rugby player Damian Browne welcomed home by crowds at Port of Galway
# Project Empower
# Project Empower

Former rugby player Damian Browne welcomed home by crowds at Port of Galway

Updated 1 hour ago 53,782 Views 23 Comments

Browne spent 112 days at sea and travelled over 3,450 nautical miles.

Taoiseach on who pays for the concrete levy: 'It's industry or the taxpayer. Make up your mind'
# Housing
# Housing

Taoiseach on who pays for the concrete levy: 'It's industry or the taxpayer. Make up your mind'

Updated 2 hours ago 21,040 Views 48 Comments
  • Confusion within FG over Taoiseach's comments on how to prevent first-time buyers alone from being impacted by the levy, reports Christina Finn
  • Backlash from backbench TDs who want tax exemptions or for levy to be delayed or scrapped.
  • Sinn Féin say they want a levy on the industry but not consumers.
Report says An Bord Pleanála in need of 'urgent reform' as government adopts recommendations
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Report says An Bord Pleanála in need of 'urgent reform' as government adopts recommendations

Updated 2 hours ago 9,134 Views 0 Comments

The report includes 11 recommendations aimed at restoring public confidence in the Board and ensuring effectiveness in the planning system.

Three teens charged over garda car ramming released on bail as two told to stay out of Ballyfermot
# Courts
# Courts

Three teens charged over garda car ramming released on bail as two told to stay out of Ballyfermot

2 hours ago 4,876 Views 0 Comments

The boys are accused of various motor theft-related offences, dangerous driving, and criminal damage.

French man arrested in Dublin on foot of a European Arrest Warrant
# European Arrest Warrant
# European Arrest Warrant

French man arrested in Dublin on foot of a European Arrest Warrant

2 hours ago 6,215 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared before the High Court yesterday and has since been remanded in custody.

The Justice Minister wants to know why ASBOs are used more in some areas than in others
# Anti-social Behaviour Orders
# Anti-social Behaviour Orders

The Justice Minister wants to know why ASBOs are used more in some areas than in others

2 hours ago 6,963 Views 20 Comments

McEntee asked Harris to undertake a review of the legislation around Asbos.

125,000 Electric Ireland customers in arrears as company told €3m hardship fund is 'pittance'
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

125,000 Electric Ireland customers in arrears as company told €3m hardship fund is 'pittance'

2 hours ago 10,413 Views 14 Comments

The company’s hardship fund, which is there to aid customers struggling to pay bills, will be reviewed into the winter.

Sculptor behind design destroyed by fire vows to return '50 times' if he has to
# Éiriu
# Éiriu

Sculptor behind design destroyed by fire vows to return '50 times' if he has to

3 hours ago 15,004 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí have launched an investigation after the large wooden sculpture on Waterford’s Greenway route was destroyed by fire.

Sevens stars start in back three, Flannery gets his shot at out-half for Emerging Ireland
# New XV
From The42
# New XV

Sevens stars start in back three, Flannery gets his shot at out-half for Emerging Ireland

3 hours ago 8,844 Views 9 Comments

Connacht’s Cian Prendergast captains a brand-new side against Pumas in Bloemfontein.

Russian military losses becoming evident as Ukrainians advance
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian military losses becoming evident as Ukrainians advance

Updated 3 hours ago 17,128 Views 13 Comments

Moscow has suffered a series of setbacks in Ukraine recently.

Ulster Bank extends first account closure deadline until 4 November
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank extends first account closure deadline until 4 November

3 hours ago 6,955 Views 12 Comments

The bank announced its withdrawal from the Irish market in February.

Jennifer Whitmore: The lifting of planning rules for solar panels is welcome but long overdue
# Ireland Going Green
# Ireland Going Green

Jennifer Whitmore: The lifting of planning rules for solar panels is welcome but long overdue

Updated 4 hours ago 22,555 Views 24 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says the government is behind the curve as it finally lifts restrictions on numbers of panels on a property.

EU lawmakers impose single charger for all smartphones from 2024
# Tech
# Tech

EU lawmakers impose single charger for all smartphones from 2024

5 hours ago 12,409 Views 29 Comments

The move will push Apple to replace its Lighting port on phones sold in the EU, with expectations that the change will ripple around the world.

Former Meath U21 boss set to take over county's back-to-back All-Ireland senior champions
# Ladies Football
From The42
# Ladies Football

Former Meath U21 boss set to take over county's back-to-back All-Ireland senior champions

5 hours ago 6,037 Views 0 Comments

Davy Nelson: ‘It’s a daunting task but I gladly accept the challenge of playing my part in keeping Meath at the top table.’

Drivers urged to be cautious around deer breeding season
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Drivers urged to be cautious around deer breeding season

5 hours ago 6,538 Views 7 Comments

Deer are particularly at risk from late September to early November as they move around more.

New dedicated phonelines set up to help vulnerable customers switch bank accounts
# Switching Account
# Switching Account

New dedicated phonelines set up to help vulnerable customers switch bank accounts

5 hours ago 3,421 Views 2 Comments

It comes as Ulster Bank and KBC prepare to leave the Irish market.

German energy giant RWE to end coal use by 2030
# Coal
# Coal

German energy giant RWE to end coal use by 2030

5 hours ago 3,596 Views 6 Comments

The decision will accelerate the closure of some of Europe’s most polluting power plants.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

Updated 6 hours ago 25,707 Views 35 Comments

South Korean and US fighter jets have conducted precision bombing drills in response.

Gardaí investigating after fire destroys pagan goddess sculpture on Waterford Greenway
# Fire
# Fire

Gardaí investigating after fire destroys pagan goddess sculpture on Waterford Greenway

6 hours ago 22,492 Views 21 Comments

The design was a tribute to an Irish mythological goddess called Éiriu.

Cabinet to sign off on new Common Agicultural Policy worth close to €10 billion for farmers
# Farming
# Farming

Cabinet to sign off on new Common Agicultural Policy worth close to €10 billion for farmers

6 hours ago 5,425 Views 3 Comments

For the first time, there will be specific measures to support female farmers.

Man arrested after woman dies in Liverpool dog attack
# Dog Attack
# Dog Attack

Man arrested after woman dies in Liverpool dog attack

7 hours ago 19,691 Views 0 Comments

The 63-year-old woman died at the scene of the attack in Kirkdale, Liverpool, on Monday afternoon.

Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?

7 hours ago 32,381 Views 50 Comments

Sinn Féin has tabled a Dáil motion to scrap the new levy.

Nurse in the UK to go on trial charged with murder of seven babies
# Nurse
# Nurse

Nurse in the UK to go on trial charged with murder of seven babies

8 hours ago 17,045 Views 0 Comments

Lucy Letby will face charges that she murdered five boys and two girls between June 2015 and June 2016.

US women's soccer probe uncovers 'systemic' abuse and sexual misconduct
# Pattern
From The42
# Pattern

US women's soccer probe uncovers 'systemic' abuse and sexual misconduct

8 hours ago 14,602 Views 0 Comments

‘Abuse in the NWSL is rooted in a deeper culture in women’s soccer.’

HSE launches free home testing for STIs
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

HSE launches free home testing for STIs

8 hours ago 11,109 Views 4 Comments

The test kits are available to people aged 17 or over and are delivered by post.

Elon Musk in Twitter row with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy over Russia 'peace plan'
# Twitter Spat
# Twitter Spat

Elon Musk in Twitter row with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy over Russia 'peace plan'

9 hours ago 30,839 Views 62 Comments

Musk sparked the controversy on Twitter by proposing a peace deal involving re-running annexation referendum under UN supervision.

Wimbledon finalist Kyrgios to fight assault charge on mental health grounds
# Nick Kyrgios
# Nick Kyrgios

Wimbledon finalist Kyrgios to fight assault charge on mental health grounds

9 hours ago 14,784 Views 0 Comments

The charge reportedly relates to an incident involving his former girlfriend.

Donald Trump files $475-million lawsuit against CNN for alleged defamation
# Trump
# Trump

Donald Trump files $475-million lawsuit against CNN for alleged defamation

9 hours ago 14,505 Views 25 Comments

Trump at a rally in Michigan last weekend.

Indonesia police chief and nine senior officers removed over football disaster
# Indonesia Tragedy
# Indonesia Tragedy

Indonesia police chief and nine senior officers removed over football disaster

9 hours ago 3,779 Views 0 Comments

At least 17 children were among the dead and seven were being treated in hospitals.

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs

10 hours ago 16,949 Views 13 Comments

One bar in Dublin is switching off its heating on Tuesdays but offering a food discount to customers.

Yesterday's News

Woman dies after being attacked by dogs at property in Liverpool
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Woman dies after being attacked by dogs at property in Liverpool

18 hours ago 31,462 Views 18 Comments

Merseyside Police has launched an investigation into the incident.

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn
# U-turn
# U-turn

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn

Updated 18 hours ago 82,897 Views 50 Comments

Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his Tory conference speech just hours after abandoning the plan in an effort to stave off a mounting Tory revolt.

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