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Today’s News

Poll: How often do you read a book?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you read a book?

1 hour ago 9,174 Views 19 Comments

The 27th winner of the Dublin Literary Award will be announced this afternoon.

Iran will 'avenge' killing of Revolutionary Guards colonel, president warns
# Shooting
# Shooting

Iran will 'avenge' killing of Revolutionary Guards colonel, president warns

1 hour ago 8,754 Views 3 Comments

Colonel Sayyad Khodai was killed outside his home by assailants on motorcycles.

After trip to Kerry, senior US politicians on Protocol fact-finding mission head for Dublin
# Ways And Means
# Ways And Means

After trip to Kerry, senior US politicians on Protocol fact-finding mission head for Dublin

1 hour ago 5,383 Views 4 Comments

The delegation is being led by Congressman Richard Neal who is chair of the Ways and Means Committee.

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

2 hours ago 9,953 Views 16 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

Armagh v Tyrone the pick of the ties in tasty All-Ireland football qualifier draw
# Out Of The Hat
From The42
# Out Of The Hat

Armagh v Tyrone the pick of the ties in tasty All-Ireland football qualifier draw

2 hours ago 14,293 Views 9 Comments

Mayo host Monaghan in the other clash between Division 1 teams.

WHO says monkeypox one of 'formidable' challenges facing world
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

WHO says monkeypox one of 'formidable' challenges facing world

2 hours ago 16,284 Views 12 Comments

As of Saturday, there were 92 confirmed cases of the disease in countries where monkeypox is not endemic.

Hospital staff member arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of poisoning infant who died
# West Midlands Police
# West Midlands Police

Hospital staff member arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of poisoning infant who died

2 hours ago 9,101 Views 0 Comments

A 27-year-old woman was arrested last Thursday.

Second man arrested after man (50s) dies in Tralee
# Kerry
# Kerry

Second man arrested after man (50s) dies in Tralee

Updated 3 hours ago 18,406 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
# Davos
# Davos

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined

3 hours ago 10,298 Views 22 Comments

A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million
# Refugees
# Refugees

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million

Updated 3 hours ago 6,620 Views 4 Comments

The Russian offensive has turned to a key Donbas city.

Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit
# Labour
# Labour

Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit

4 hours ago 4,961 Views 6 Comments

Votes are still being counted to determine whether Anthony Albanese will control a majority in Parliament.

Anticipation over Sue Gray report mounts as Johnson urged to explain ‘secret’ meeting
# Partygate
# Partygate

Anticipation over Sue Gray report mounts as Johnson urged to explain ‘secret’ meeting

4 hours ago 12,217 Views 3 Comments

Reports have suggested the document, set to be published in the coming days, will feature photographs of illegal parties.

'Saipan? It’s something that you always see when it's on Reeling in the Years'
# Roy Keane
From The42
# Roy Keane

'Saipan? It’s something that you always see when it's on Reeling in the Years'

4 hours ago 7,556 Views 5 Comments

Amid the reflections and memories on the 20th anniversary, The42 asked 10 Irish footballers born around that time what the controversy means to them.

Justin Thomas clinches US PGA in playoff, McIlroy and Power finish in top 10
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Justin Thomas clinches US PGA in playoff, McIlroy and Power finish in top 10

10 hours ago 24,293 Views 11 Comments

Thomas overcame Will Zalatoris in a play-off after leader Mito Pereira’s double-bogey on the 18th.

Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one
# Death Certificates
# Death Certificates

Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one

11 hours ago 13,403 Views 9 Comments
  • A proposal would give the deceased’s family five days to visit a registration office after receiving the cause of death cert.
  • The new system would quicken up a process that is handled much slower in Ireland than in other countries and reduce lags in important data.
  • However, current wait times for an appointment at some civil registration offices can take up to several weeks, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know these famous film scores and soundtracks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these famous film scores and soundtracks?

13 hours ago 29,376 Views 10 Comments

Do you know your John Williams from your Danny Elfman?

'My goalkeeper was attacked. So I think those questions should go to Pep and Manchester City'
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

'My goalkeeper was attacked. So I think those questions should go to Pep and Manchester City'

Updated 13 hours ago 63,870 Views 57 Comments

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard fumes after Robin Olsen is assaulted during a pitch invasion, with the club promising an indefinite ban.

Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin

15 hours ago 34,398 Views 23 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard and supporting his family while enjoying socialising in Dublin.

UN denounces "racist and homophobic" tone of some monkeypox reporting
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UN denounces "racist and homophobic" tone of some monkeypox reporting

15 hours ago 23,829 Views 14 Comments

UNAIDS said ‘a significant proportion’ of recent monkeypox cases have been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

16 hours ago 9,436 Views 0 Comments

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

Full protocol implementation would mean economic tsunami, says DUP
# Stormont
# Stormont

Full protocol implementation would mean economic tsunami, says DUP

Updated 16 hours ago 32,537 Views 28 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said that calling on the Northern Ireland Protocol to be implemented in full was ‘such folly’.

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany

16 hours ago 27,883 Views 23 Comments

Scarcity of medical-grade baby formula caused by production problems and supply-chain issues has created grave problems for thousands of American parents.

EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel

Updated 17 hours ago 26,711 Views 22 Comments

Ireland South MEP Grace O’Sullivan, who was one of the delegates, criticised the decision.

Despair for Liverpool as Man City complete remarkable comeback to be crowned Premier League champions
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Despair for Liverpool as Man City complete remarkable comeback to be crowned Premier League champions

17 hours ago 40,531 Views 116 Comments

A dramatic final day saw no shortage of twists and turns.

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

17 hours ago 9,491 Views 5 Comments

This month Afghanistan’s supreme leader issued a diktat for women to cover up fully in public, including their faces.

Cork hit 3-30 as they cruise past Tipperary and book third Munster hurling spot
# Rebels
From The42
# Rebels

Cork hit 3-30 as they cruise past Tipperary and book third Munster hurling spot

17 hours ago 30,521 Views 21 Comments

Tipperary lost a fourth straight game in the province.

Two cases of new Covid-19 variant of concern confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Two cases of new Covid-19 variant of concern confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 63,413 Views 21 Comments

Earlier this month, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control classified two sub-lineages of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 as variants of concern.

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE confirms 11 bed closures at Dublin CAMHS unit

Updated 18 hours ago 57,146 Views 26 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mental Health spokesperson says the closures “will create nothing short of a crisis for child and adolescent services in the Dublin region”.

Larmour puts his hand up for Marseille as La Rochelle receive Skelton boost
# Influential
From The42
# Influential

Larmour puts his hand up for Marseille as La Rochelle receive Skelton boost

19 hours ago 30,782 Views 20 Comments

The fullback was in electrifying form as the province stormed to a 35-25 win over Munster on Saturday.

Planning regulator calls for ban on new data centres by South Dublin County Council to be reversed
# Planning
# Planning

Planning regulator calls for ban on new data centres by South Dublin County Council to be reversed

20 hours ago 21,876 Views 26 Comments

The Commission of Regulation of Utilities ruled out a moratorium on new data centres.

Polish president offers full support for Ukraine EU bid
# Peace
# Peace

Polish president offers full support for Ukraine EU bid

Updated 21 hours ago 21,040 Views 9 Comments
  • Zelenskyy insisted his country should be a full candidate to join the EU.
  • Ukrainian forces have halted Russian attempts to seize Kyiv and the northern city of Kharkiv.
  • Russian energy giant Gazprom said it had halted gas supplies to Finland.
Gardaí arrest and charge two men after alleged industrial park burglary
# Burglary
# Burglary

Gardaí arrest and charge two men after alleged industrial park burglary

21 hours ago 29,064 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened yesterday evening in the Dublin 10 area.

Worst signing? Best player? Our writers review the 2021-22 Premier League season
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Worst signing? Best player? Our writers review the 2021-22 Premier League season

21 hours ago 32,766 Views 61 Comments

Reflecting on a memorable campaign.

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Heads of Dublin's local authorities express support for directly elected mayor

21 hours ago 9,962 Views 12 Comments

The mayors of the four local authorities in Dublin spoke at a panel discussion at the Dublin Citizens’ Assembly on a directly elected mayor.

Biden congratulates Australian PM-elect Anthony Albanese

Biden congratulates Australian PM-elect Anthony Albanese

Updated 23 hours ago 26,750 Views 12 Comments

The two leaders will meet on Tuesday at the Quad group summit in Tokyo

Two men arrested after Garda investigation of aggravated burglary in Meath
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Two men arrested after Garda investigation of aggravated burglary in Meath

23 hours ago 23,856 Views 2 Comments

The men are aged 40 and 21.

UK confirms local transmission of monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UK confirms local transmission of monkeypox

Updated 23 hours ago 37,356 Views 20 Comments

The UK Health Security Agency registered 20 cases of the disease on Friday.

Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

Sun 10:47 AM 11,242 Views 1 Comment

Survivors of the attack, Mayor Andy Burnham and Coronation Street actors are among those taking part in the Great Manchester Run.

Analysis: Cork’s body language and tackle count, Waterford's counter-attack, Tipp's response
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Analysis: Cork’s body language and tackle count, Waterford's counter-attack, Tipp's response

Sun 10:23 AM 19,511 Views 8 Comments

A huge day ahead in the Munster hurling championship.

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