Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17°C Thursday 23 September 2021

Today’s News

Senator urges Government to acquire Michael Collins artifacts before they are auctioned
# Historical Significance
# Historical Significance

Senator urges Government to acquire Michael Collins artifacts before they are auctioned

15 minutes ago 1,118 Views 1 Comment

The items are to go up for auction next week.

Varadkar pledges action to stop student accommodation 'being used for tourists'
# No Keys No Degrees
# No Keys No Degrees

Varadkar pledges action to stop student accommodation 'being used for tourists'

Updated 31 minutes ago 7,097 Views 20 Comments

The protest is seeking funding to build further student accommodation and action to retain student beds.

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories
# Your Rental Story
# Your Rental Story

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories

38 minutes ago 1,560 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has been debating potential solutions to the country’s rental crisis.

Taoiseach says UN Security Council must recognise link between climate change and global conflict
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach says UN Security Council must recognise link between climate change and global conflict

48 minutes ago 1,078 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach is chairing the UN Security Council debate in New York today.

Proposed Covid bonus for healthcare workers could cost over €1 billion
# Covid Bonus
# Covid Bonus

Proposed Covid bonus for healthcare workers could cost over €1 billion

55 minutes ago 4,187 Views 20 Comments

Michael McGrath said the Government will be dealing with the matter in the next few weeks.

Lyra McKee murder investigation: Man (55) arrested in Derry
# PSNI
# PSNI

Lyra McKee murder investigation: Man (55) arrested in Derry

1 hour ago 1,476 Views 0 Comments

Two men aged 24 and 29 were arrested yesterday.

Health officials recommend no change to Northern Ireland Covid rules

Health officials recommend no change to Northern Ireland Covid rules

1 hour ago 2,415 Views 0 Comments

Ministers are holding their first face-to-face meeting in almost a year at Stormont.

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021
# Francis Mcmanus
# Francis Mcmanus

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021

1 hour ago 1,634 Views 1 Comment

The top three winners will have their stories featured on TheJournal.ie.

The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last
# Peace Out
# Peace Out

The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last

2 hours ago 12,034 Views 16 Comments

The show has been a critical and commercial success for Channel 4.

Five cheetah cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park
# New Cubs On The Block
# New Cubs On The Block

Five cheetah cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park

2 hours ago 8,051 Views 3 Comments

The two male and three female cubs were born on 10 August.

Liverpool addressing homophobia issues after club fans condemned for chants
# Inclusivity
From The42
# Inclusivity

Liverpool addressing homophobia issues after club fans condemned for chants

Updated 2 hours ago 13,755 Views 23 Comments

Twice within a fortnight in August Reds supporters were criticised by the club for homophobic chants.

Garth Brooks saga: Three Croke Park concerts approved for 2022, applications in for two more
# Good Thing Going
# Good Thing Going

Garth Brooks saga: Three Croke Park concerts approved for 2022, applications in for two more

3 hours ago 12,920 Views 30 Comments

“If I get to play and go to Ireland and play music again, we will be the luckiest people on the planet,” Garth Brooks said this week.

UK police believe 28-year-old teacher was murdered as she took five-minute walk to meet friend
# Sabina Nessa
# Sabina Nessa

UK police believe 28-year-old teacher was murdered as she took five-minute walk to meet friend

3 hours ago 19,067 Views 5 Comments

Sabina Nessa’s body was discovered in London on Saturday.

Man in serious condition following Waterford assault
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man in serious condition following Waterford assault

3 hours ago 8,682 Views 0 Comments

The victim was attacked in the Hanover Street area at 9pm last night.

Irish Water: Wexford incident 'a serious failure' and shows system 'no longer fit for purpose'
# Water Quality
# Water Quality

Irish Water: Wexford incident 'a serious failure' and shows system 'no longer fit for purpose'

3 hours ago 7,621 Views 24 Comments
  • The utility has said it was not informed of two recent incidents until after they were resolved by local authorities
  • Irish Water tells Oireachtas Committee it 'has no direct control over water treatment plants'
  • Managing director Niall Gleeson has said 'a single public utility is the answer'
Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin
# Swords
# Swords

Two arrested in connection with burglaries after stolen van intercepted on outskirts of Dublin

5 hours ago 14,024 Views 7 Comments

The thefts happened in Ardee and Swords last night.

Poll: Are you planning to go to a festival in Ireland next year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning to go to a festival in Ireland next year?

5 hours ago 13,546 Views 16 Comments

This weekend would have been Electric Picnic weekend. It wasn’t to be.

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls
# Berlin
# Berlin

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls

5 hours ago 8,183 Views 12 Comments

Climate change has emerged as a top voter concern among the 60.4 million people eligible to vote.

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington
# Stateside
# Stateside

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington

6 hours ago 7,050 Views 20 Comments

Irish politicians in the US have rubbished claims by a UK minister that Joe Biden doesn’t understand Brexit.

O'Donoghue and Munster hoping Currid can repeat Limerick hurling magic
# Sports Psychologist
From The42
# Sports Psychologist

O'Donoghue and Munster hoping Currid can repeat Limerick hurling magic

6 hours ago 16,291 Views 2 Comments

‘She’s only new in the door. We are in awe of her, she has an incredible CV.’

Teachers' union 'flabbergasted' by change to close contact rules in primary schools
# Classrooms
# Classrooms

Teachers' union 'flabbergasted' by change to close contact rules in primary schools

6 hours ago 26,631 Views 51 Comments
  • Children who are close contacts in primary schools will not be required to restrict their movements if they are asymptomatic.
  • Teachers' union INTO said the government is removing a "safety net" from schools.
  • But Labour's education spokesperson said it was a "welcome" move that has come "weeks too late".
Closing arguments under way in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
# New York
# New York

Closing arguments under way in R Kelly sex trafficking trial

6 hours ago 6,299 Views 0 Comments

The singer has been accused of sexually abusing girls, boys and young women.

Boris Johnson makes call for ‘humanity to grow up’ and address climate problems in UN speech
# Warning
# Warning

Boris Johnson makes call for ‘humanity to grow up’ and address climate problems in UN speech

7 hours ago 8,906 Views 28 Comments

As part of his speech he also said that beloved muppet Kermit the Frog was wrong to say ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’.

Apple will not let Fortnite back to app store until case ends
# Apple
# Apple

Apple will not let Fortnite back to app store until case ends

7 hours ago 12,359 Views 10 Comments

Tim Sweeney said Apple’s decision was ‘another abuse of its monopoly power’.

Opinion: Today's UN food summit in New York cannot become just another talking shop
# Food Security
# Food Security

Opinion: Today's UN food summit in New York cannot become just another talking shop

7 hours ago 3,278 Views 1 Comment

Caoimhe de Barra of Trócaire says humanity must act as one on ending hunger and malnutrition.

Taoiseach to chair UN Security Council debate in New York today
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach to chair UN Security Council debate in New York today

8 hours ago 7,457 Views 19 Comments

This is the first time a Taoiseach has chaired the UN Security Council.

Why is the potential collapse of a Chinese property group causing ructions across the world?
# Evergrande
# Evergrande

Why is the potential collapse of a Chinese property group causing ructions across the world?

8 hours ago 32,138 Views 14 Comments

The cash-strapped behemoth has borrowings of $300 billion.

Parents 'bawling their eyes out' as HSE relocates on-site therapists from special school
# Disability Services
# Disability Services

Parents 'bawling their eyes out' as HSE relocates on-site therapists from special school

8 hours ago 33,613 Views 19 Comments

The changes were made as part of the roll-out of a new centralised model of disability services.

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees
# TGIP
# TGIP

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees

14 hours ago 13,725 Views 33 Comments

An Ireland Thinks poll indicates that younger people, educated people and non-religious people are the most likely to want to take in more than 230 refugees.

Yesterday’s News

One arrested and seven injured after violent altercation at Galway graveyard
# Tuam
# Tuam

One arrested and seven injured after violent altercation at Galway graveyard

16 hours ago 48,457 Views 0 Comments

Around 30 gardaí responded to the scene in Tuam.

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris and wife announce birth of baby boy
# New Baby
# New Baby

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris and wife announce birth of baby boy

16 hours ago 26,333 Views 1 Comment

The Taoiseach congratulated Harris and his wife Caoimhe on the arrival of their second child.

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears

16 hours ago 17,135 Views 21 Comments

Minister of State Ossian Smyth spoke to members of an Oireachtas Committee earlier today.

West Ham knock Man United out of Carabao Cup with first Old Trafford win since 2007
# Revenge
From The42
# Revenge

West Ham knock Man United out of Carabao Cup with first Old Trafford win since 2007

16 hours ago 22,540 Views 34 Comments

The Hammers had failed to win on their previous 17 trips to Old Trafford.

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal

17 hours ago 32,962 Views 33 Comments

Micheál Martin sat down with two Irish-Americans who confronted him on the mica issue.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

17 hours ago 7,920 Views 1 Comment

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

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

18 hours ago 27,277 Views 14 Comments

Dahl’s books have been translated into 63 languages and sold more than 300 million copies worldwide.

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute
# Submarines
# Submarines

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute

18 hours ago 8,232 Views 14 Comments

The withdrawn French ambassador is set to return to the United States next week

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job
# Kingdom
From The42
# Kingdom

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job

19 hours ago 42,283 Views 18 Comments

Former Austin Stacks manager Stephen Stack is leading up a management ticket with plenty of big names.

Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal
# Defective Blocks Scheme
# Defective Blocks Scheme

Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal

19 hours ago 19,119 Views 14 Comments

Applications had been rejected despite engineers’ reports and tests confirming the presence of pyrite.

1 2 3 4 5