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Vigil to be held in London for Sabina Nessa as police seek man caught on CCTV
# Sabina Nessa
# Sabina Nessa

Vigil to be held in London for Sabina Nessa as police seek man caught on CCTV

Updated 30 minutes ago 24,394 Views 0 Comments

The event is due to take place at 7pm in Pegler Square, where the 28-year-old teacher had been due to meet a friend at her local pub when she was fatally attacked.

Biden calls border guards confronting migrants with horses 'outrageous'
# Outrageous
# Outrageous

Biden calls border guards confronting migrants with horses 'outrageous'

44 minutes ago 3,463 Views 8 Comments

Biden vowed to reverse what he called Donald Trump’s inhumane policies.

Leo Varadkar's claims on corporation tax changes challenged
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Leo Varadkar's claims on corporation tax changes challenged

57 minutes ago 4,279 Views 10 Comments

Varadkar had said if Ireland signs up to OECD plans for a global minimum rate, it would only apply to firms earning over 750 million US dollars a year.

Aircraft involved in Wexford crash will undergo further examinations
# Wexford
# Wexford

Aircraft involved in Wexford crash will undergo further examinations

1 hour ago 3,574 Views 5 Comments

Four people received non-life threatening injuries after the aircraft crashed yesterday evening.

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Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager

1 hour ago 6,794 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced in November.

Coronavirus: 1,163 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,163 new cases confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 12,628 Views 19 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

Gardaí seek help locating man (40) missing from Cork
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí seek help locating man (40) missing from Cork

1 hour ago 6,158 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Harte has been missing from Clonakilty since Friday 17 September.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz From The42

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

1 hour ago 6,863 Views 3 Comments

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

DUP claims Michael D Higgins has ‘set back north-south relations’ by not attending service
# Criticism
# Criticism

DUP claims Michael D Higgins has ‘set back north-south relations’ by not attending service

1 hour ago 5,609 Views 25 Comments

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has criticised Michael D Higgins.

Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'
# Courts
# Courts

Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'

2 hours ago 20,375 Views 0 Comments

Prosecution counsel told the court that gardaí “absolutely did not discuss witness statements” in the courtroom.

School pupils across the country strike for climate action
# Fridays For Future
# Fridays For Future

School pupils across the country strike for climate action

Updated 2 hours ago 12,834 Views 102 Comments

Protests have taken place in Cork, Dublin and Galway.

Gardaí involved in rescue of IRA kidnap victim honoured almost 40 years on
# Don Tidey
# Don Tidey

Gardaí involved in rescue of IRA kidnap victim honoured almost 40 years on

2 hours ago 6,637 Views 7 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris presented the Scott medal, the force’s highest honour, to 15 deceased and serving members of An Garda Síochána.

August homeless figures show there are 8,212 people in the State without a home
# August Reports
# August Reports

August homeless figures show there are 8,212 people in the State without a home

2 hours ago 2,922 Views 6 Comments

There is a total of 6,023 adults and 2,189 children who are homeless.

Philip Nolan: Risk of keeping asymptomatic children in school 'remains low'
# Schools
# Schools

Philip Nolan: Risk of keeping asymptomatic children in school 'remains low'

3 hours ago 5,898 Views 40 Comments

Changes to contact tracing rules come into effect on Monday.

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
# Letter From Melbourne
From The42
# Letter From Melbourne

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia

Updated 3 hours ago 6,649 Views 2 Comments

Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.

Notorious crime gang suspect shot dead by attackers dressed as lawyers in Indian courtroom
# Jitendra Gogi
# Jitendra Gogi

Notorious crime gang suspect shot dead by attackers dressed as lawyers in Indian courtroom

3 hours ago 13,482 Views 3 Comments

The shooting took place as Jitendra Gogi entered the courtroom in New Delhi to face murder and extortion charges.

Kilkenny cheese plant controversy: Supreme Court to hear appeal against planning decision
# Glanbia
# Glanbia

Kilkenny cheese plant controversy: Supreme Court to hear appeal against planning decision

4 hours ago 30,528 Views 48 Comments

Glanbia Ireland chairman John Murphy said the company remains “totally committed to this project”.

Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast
# Hillary Clinton
# Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

4 hours ago 11,698 Views 22 Comments

The former first lady says Northern Ireland is a symbol of peace and hope.

Case against men over rioting on night of Lyra McKee murder ‘based on MTV video’
# Derry
# Derry

Case against men over rioting on night of Lyra McKee murder ‘based on MTV video’

Updated 5 hours ago 11,820 Views 0 Comments

The pair appeared before a court in Derry accused of rioting and throwing petrol bombs amid disorder during which the journalist was shot dead.

Jadotville: Injunction sought against report's recommendation to award medal to just one survivor
# Court
# Court

Jadotville: Injunction sought against report's recommendation to award medal to just one survivor

5 hours ago 15,285 Views 0 Comments

The legal action challenges the decision not to award all Jadotville men military honours.

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash
# Boks Office
From The42
# Boks Office

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash

6 hours ago 16,049 Views 14 Comments

Rugby World Cup winner RG Snyman is set to make his Thomond Park debut off the bench on his second appearance for the province having missed last season through injury.

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption
# Canaries
# Canaries

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption

6 hours ago 9,721 Views 9 Comments

The lava has destroy almost 400 buildings on the island of La Palma.

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus
# Elbrus
# Elbrus

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus

7 hours ago 13,149 Views 2 Comments

Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe at 5,642 metres.

Poll: Do you think frontline workers should get a pandemic bonus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think frontline workers should get a pandemic bonus?

8 hours ago 43,909 Views 120 Comments

The government has yet to provide exact timelines or details for the introduction of the bonus.

Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal
# Floyd
# Floyd

Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal

8 hours ago 13,110 Views 23 Comments

Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

Roll out of Covid-19 booster jabs to start next week, HSE CEO says

9 hours ago 18,663 Views 14 Comments

Reid said contact would be made with people who are deemed at the highest risk.

Fossil footprints suggest early humans walked in North America 23,000 years ago
# New Mexico
# New Mexico

Fossil footprints suggest early humans walked in North America 23,000 years ago

9 hours ago 13,885 Views 22 Comments

The findings may shed light on a mystery that has long intrigued scientists on when people first arrived in the Americas.

The unlikely Irish hero who changed the Ryder Cup forever
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

The unlikely Irish hero who changed the Ryder Cup forever

9 hours ago 28,546 Views 4 Comments

Eamonn Darcy talks to The42 about his crucial role in winning the 1987 Ryder Cup, the first time Europe ever won on American soil.

Report details four allegations against former homeless charity chief Anthony Flynn
# Anthony Flynn
# Anthony Flynn

Report details four allegations against former homeless charity chief Anthony Flynn

10 hours ago 47,469 Views 0 Comments

Victims have alleged they were brought to Flynn’s home by taxi.

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot
# US Capitol Riots
# US Capitol Riots

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot

10 hours ago 16,123 Views 9 Comments

The committee wants the four men provide a set of documents by 7 October.

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy

11 hours ago 13,239 Views 9 Comments

The MEP and a number of his separatist colleagues fled to Belgium in October 2017.

Cars, bins and sandwich boards on footpaths continue to cause issues for wheelchair users
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Cars, bins and sandwich boards on footpaths continue to cause issues for wheelchair users

12 hours ago 13,602 Views 17 Comments

Activists have said the situation deteriorated during the pandemic.

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter
# Struck By Lightning
# Struck By Lightning

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter

12 hours ago 17,491 Views 56 Comments

The price of electricity, gas and fuel in Ireland have increased by 19.6% in the last year.

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class

18 hours ago 31,199 Views 62 Comments
  • University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.

Yesterday’s News

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

19 hours ago 28,590 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students
# High Court
# High Court

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students

19 hours ago 15,177 Views 0 Comments

A High Court challenge has been brought by Holmes Institute Ireland Ltd against a decision by the Minister for Justice.

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting
# United States
# United States

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting

20 hours ago 16,776 Views 20 Comments

One person was killed in the incident and a police chief also said the shooter died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound”.

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