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St Vincent's Healthcare Group to appear before Dáil committee after weekend protest over NMH
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

St Vincent's Healthcare Group to appear before Dáil committee after weekend protest over NMH

18 minutes ago 664 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of protesters on Saturday called on the Government to ensure the site of the new hospital is fully publicly owned.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

53 minutes ago 6,963 Views 4 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes

59 minutes ago 2,976 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp is suing his former partner for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

1 hour ago 1,866 Views 0 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

Boris Johnson to hold talks in bid to break Stormont deadlock
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson to hold talks in bid to break Stormont deadlock

1 hour ago 3,276 Views 4 Comments

The powersharing institutions in Northern Ireland have been plunged into crisis.

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north

1 hour ago 4,456 Views 0 Comments

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

2 hours ago 20,669 Views 19 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools

2 hours ago 4,161 Views 2 Comments

The Department will continue to publish figures on the enrolment of Ukrainian children each month.

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

8 hours ago 14,770 Views 16 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: What European city is this?
# European Cities
# European Cities

Quiz: What European city is this?

10 hours ago 34,631 Views 4 Comments

Do you know your Madrids from your Barcelonas?

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'
# John Kiely
From The42
# John Kiely

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'

11 hours ago 40,233 Views 37 Comments

The Limerick boss said Hegarty is being unfairly targeted by referees.

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

12 hours ago 29,326 Views 8 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

12 hours ago 17,074 Views 26 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

13 hours ago 7,170 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

13 hours ago 29,083 Views 6 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011
# Gallagher's Gang
From The42
# Gallagher's Gang

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011

14 hours ago 20,899 Views 3 Comments

Derry struck three goals in the Athletic Grounds to secure a convincing victory.

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages
# Cheers
# Cheers

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages

14 hours ago 20,230 Views 23 Comments

The three-year course is supported by Solas, the state agency for further education.

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

15 hours ago 27,370 Views 23 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth

15 hours ago 18,149 Views 4 Comments

The crash occurred at the Philipstown junction on the N2 motorway around 12:35pm today.

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

15 hours ago 11,335 Views 8 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store
# New York
# New York

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store

Updated 15 hours ago 68,042 Views 34 Comments

10 people were shot and killed by an alleged teenage white supremacist in an act one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple”.

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report

16 hours ago 13,830 Views 13 Comments

Most of the anti-social problems on public transport were caused typically involved fare evaders, according to an internal presentation.

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham

16 hours ago 28,392 Views 43 Comments

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty to virtually seal the league in a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach
# Famine Commemoration
# Famine Commemoration

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach

16 hours ago 7,578 Views 15 Comments

Speaking at the annual Famine Commemoration Ceremony, Micheál Martin noted Ireland’s “bitter past” has spurred it to aid other victims of hunger and poverty.

Connolly double fires Cork to victory against 14-man Waterford
# Rebels Rising
From The42
# Rebels Rising

Connolly double fires Cork to victory against 14-man Waterford

Updated 16 hours ago 25,493 Views 35 Comments

The Rebels picked up their first win of the Munster championship as Austin Gleeson saw red at Walsh Park.

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane

17 hours ago 11,610 Views 37 Comments

Ministers are set to make a final decision on relocating the National Maternity Hospital on Tuesday, following intense scrutiny over the terms of the arrangement with St Vincent’s Healthcare Group.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated 17 hours ago 28,525 Views 30 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Three men injured in car crash in Galway
# Appeal
# Appeal

Three men injured in car crash in Galway

18 hours ago 24,492 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral

19 hours ago 10,516 Views 16 Comments

The annual demonstrations across the occupied West Bank, annexed east Jerusalem and inside Israel came with tensions high over the killing of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

19 hours ago 11,974 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl
# Bruff
# Bruff

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl

20 hours ago 25,969 Views 0 Comments

The girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a male who is also a minor.

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak

20 hours ago 12,812 Views 13 Comments

North Korea has no Covid vaccines, antiviral treatment drugs or mass-testing capacity.

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated 21 hours ago 32,312 Views 43 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Nearly 3,000 thoroughbred horses slaughtered for meat in Ireland since 2020

21 hours ago 34,434 Views 51 Comments

Some 305 such horses have been slaughtered to date this year.

Man found with serious head injuries in Tallaght playground
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man found with serious head injuries in Tallaght playground

21 hours ago 25,225 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered unconscious at a playground in Mac Uilliam estate.

Poll: Did you watch the Eurovision final?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you watch the Eurovision final?

22 hours ago 38,109 Views 55 Comments

Ukraine won the top prize, as expected.

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin

Updated 22 hours ago 89,659 Views 139 Comments
  • Contest oganisers the EBU will begin planning with Ukraine but say there are "unique challenges involved".
  • The folk-rap group - as men of fighting age - had to get special permission to leave their country for the contest and are expected home tomorrow.
Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'
# Conversations With Friends
# Conversations With Friends

Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'

23 hours ago 30,050 Views 10 Comments

The director of the upcoming Conversations With Friends TV series on how he made the film – and those sex scenes.

Sitdown Sunday: The rise of buy now, pay later apps
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The rise of buy now, pay later apps

23 hours ago 11,471 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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