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Coveney: 'No arms industry' but Ireland should explore military trade opportunities
# The Morning Lead
# The Morning Lead

Coveney: 'No arms industry' but Ireland should explore military trade opportunities

2 hours ago 2,391 Views 9 Comments

The event, entitled “Building the ecosystem, Identifying connections for collaborations in security, defence and dual-use technologies”, was held in the Aviva Stadium.

Yesterday's News

Closing arguments held in Alex Jones’ Sandy Hook defamation trial
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Closing arguments held in Alex Jones’ Sandy Hook defamation trial

4 hours ago 2,950 Views 0 Comments

The trial will determine how much Jones and his company, Free Speech Systems, should pay for claiming the school shooting was a hoax.

Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding man (52) missing from Dublin since September
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding man (52) missing from Dublin since September

4 hours ago 8,867 Views 0 Comments

Gerard James was last seen on Thursday, 22 September.

Ireland will play Scotland in next Tuesday's World Cup play-off showdown
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland will play Scotland in next Tuesday's World Cup play-off showdown

4 hours ago 15,854 Views 5 Comments

Hampden Park will host the clash, after the Scots overcame Austria tonight.

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation
# Carlow
# Carlow

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation

5 hours ago 17,711 Views 8 Comments

The department said it was awaiting further information from the owner of the accommodation.

Witness appeal after woman threatened with suspected gun during car hijacking in Dublin
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Witness appeal after woman threatened with suspected gun during car hijacking in Dublin

5 hours ago 9,815 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred at 3.10pm this afternoon on Park West Road in Ballyfermot, Dublin 12.

New marine research vessel named after Tom Crean commissioned in Dingle
# Marine Research
# Marine Research

New marine research vessel named after Tom Crean commissioned in Dingle

5 hours ago 6,741 Views 7 Comments

The RV Tom Crean will be at sea for 300 operational days each year.

Man who procured handgun used to shoot mother-of-one jailed for nine-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who procured handgun used to shoot mother-of-one jailed for nine-and-a-half years

5 hours ago 6,054 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the consequences to Sinead Connolly, who was left paralysed as a result of the attack, have been “devastating”.

Joe Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession’ of marijuana
# US
# US

Joe Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession’ of marijuana

6 hours ago 15,189 Views 45 Comments

The US President also urged governors to extend the clemency to the far bigger number of people

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

6 hours ago 3,143 Views 0 Comments

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

Six UK public figures suing publisher of Daily Mail over alleged spying
# Associated Newspapers
# Associated Newspapers

Six UK public figures suing publisher of Daily Mail over alleged spying

6 hours ago 12,226 Views 3 Comments

Lawyers for Harry, Elton John and others said they are bringing claims for misuse of private information.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

6 hours ago 9,766 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Move not to pursue corporate manslaughter charges in Noah Donohoe case to be reviewed
# Belfast
# Belfast

Move not to pursue corporate manslaughter charges in Noah Donohoe case to be reviewed

6 hours ago 12,942 Views 0 Comments

Police had investigated Stormont’s Department of Infrastructure in relation to the storm drain in which the schoolboy was found dead.

Woman who poured boiling water on infant son jailed for seven years
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who poured boiling water on infant son jailed for seven years

7 hours ago 20,276 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the infant had sustained 18% total body surface area scald burns to his face and upper body.

More woe for Shamrock Rovers in Europe
# Report
From The42
# Report

More woe for Shamrock Rovers in Europe

7 hours ago 15,810 Views 17 Comments

The Hoops went down to a far superior Molde side in the Europa Conference League tonight.

Woman tells Kate Middleton ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during visit to Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman tells Kate Middleton ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during visit to Belfast

7 hours ago 32,849 Views 45 Comments

The woman also told Kate: “Nice to meet you but it would be better if it was when you were in your own country.”

Kevin Spacey faces civil lawsuit over sexual misconduct claim
# Me Too
# Me Too

Kevin Spacey faces civil lawsuit over sexual misconduct claim

7 hours ago 4,429 Views 0 Comments

Rapp claims that during a 1986 party, Spacey lifted him up, and that his hand ‘grazed’ his buttocks while doing so

Fintan Bray: I’m so proud to have made history in Irish politics
# Diversity In Politics
# Diversity In Politics

Fintan Bray: I’m so proud to have made history in Irish politics

8 hours ago 12,290 Views 0 Comments

The newly-elected member of the Fianna Fáil Ard Chomhairle says he’s worked hard to get here and is grateful to his family for all their support.

Peacemaking video will form part of garda investigation into death of Tom Dooley
# Kerry
# Kerry

Peacemaking video will form part of garda investigation into death of Tom Dooley

8 hours ago 30,199 Views 0 Comments

Tom Dooley died in an alleged stabbing during a funeral at a cemetery in Tralee yesterday.

Male youth charged in relation to serious assault at Electric Picnic last month
# Assault
# Assault

Male youth charged in relation to serious assault at Electric Picnic last month

8 hours ago 16,327 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 30s was seriously assaulted at the music festival on Friday 2 September.

Housing Minister says planning applications should not be decided by courts
# Housing
# Housing

Housing Minister says planning applications should not be decided by courts

9 hours ago 10,861 Views 23 Comments

Darragh O’Brien also said that people need to stop objecting to planning applications for housing developments.

Judge praises 'forgiveness' of Chinese woman pushed into canal by teenagers
# Courts
# Courts

Judge praises 'forgiveness' of Chinese woman pushed into canal by teenagers

9 hours ago 14,505 Views 0 Comments

The teenagers were found guilty of assaulting the woman at the 12th Lock in Castleknock in August 2020.

Bríd Smith: Expansion of data centres is not going to help our serious energy woes
# IRELAND'S ENERGY
# IRELAND'S ENERGY

Bríd Smith: Expansion of data centres is not going to help our serious energy woes

9 hours ago 6,846 Views 24 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says our fondness for data centres is driven by misplaced servility to the whims of corporates.

Seán O’Brien signs for AIL club Naas after being denied Tullow return
# The Tullow Tank
From The42
# The Tullow Tank

Seán O’Brien signs for AIL club Naas after being denied Tullow return

9 hours ago 25,063 Views 10 Comments

The 35-year-old wasn’t allowed to play junior rugby so soon after retirement from the pro game.

EU imposes fresh sanctions on Russia over annexation of four Ukrainian regions
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

EU imposes fresh sanctions on Russia over annexation of four Ukrainian regions

9 hours ago 9,829 Views 3 Comments

It is the eighth package of sanctions the EU has adopted against Russia since the invasion of Ukraine in February.

Clare man on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett changes plea to guilty
# Courts
# Courts

Clare man on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett changes plea to guilty

10 hours ago 7,795 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Ballard had initially pleaded not guilty to murdering his former partner in the Market area of Ennis on 28 January 2021.

Man charged with ramming gates of Russian embassy in Dublin sent forward for trial
# Orwell Road
# Orwell Road

Man charged with ramming gates of Russian embassy in Dublin sent forward for trial

10 hours ago 9,792 Views 0 Comments

Desmond Wisley was served with a book of evidence at Tallaght District Court today.

Ukrainian girl stabbed multiple times is 'out of danger' but will remain in hospital
# Clarecastle
# Clarecastle

Ukrainian girl stabbed multiple times is 'out of danger' but will remain in hospital

10 hours ago 24,246 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s mother was found unconscious at the scene and was brought to University Hospital Limerick.

At least three killed as Russian strikes hit residential buildings in Zaporizhzhia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

At least three killed as Russian strikes hit residential buildings in Zaporizhzhia

11 hours ago 4,864 Views 7 Comments

It comes as Ukraine said it had retaken more than 400 square kilometres of the Kherson region since the beginning of the month.

Explainer: What is meningitis and what are the signs and symptoms to look out for?
# Meningitis
# Meningitis

Explainer: What is meningitis and what are the signs and symptoms to look out for?

11 hours ago 9,943 Views 1 Comment

While meningitis can affect anyone, it is most common in infancy and early childhood.

Guardiola denies rumours of Real Madrid release clause for Haaland
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Guardiola denies rumours of Real Madrid release clause for Haaland

11 hours ago 28,073 Views 23 Comments

Guardiola said there was no truth to the reports.

Gardaí arrest 14 in Offaly for separate offences
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí arrest 14 in Offaly for separate offences

12 hours ago 20,881 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí from Tullamore, Clara and Edenderry carried out searches, patrols and checkpoints across the county.

At least 35 dead including 23 children after gun and knife attack at Thailand nursery
# Nursery Attack
# Nursery Attack

At least 35 dead including 23 children after gun and knife attack at Thailand nursery

Updated 12 hours ago 56,188 Views 28 Comments

The Thai Prime Minister has ordered an urgent probe after a former police officer murdered more than 30 people, most of them children.

Two men arrested after fatal attack at a Co Kerry funeral
# Tralee
# Tralee

Two men arrested after fatal attack at a Co Kerry funeral

Updated 12 hours ago 88,358 Views 0 Comments

The two men, aged in their 30s and 40s, are currently being detained at Tralee Garda Station.

Minister meeting energy companies to discuss protections for PAYG and vulnerable customers
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

Minister meeting energy companies to discuss protections for PAYG and vulnerable customers

Updated 12 hours ago 5,968 Views 8 Comments

The minister is also discussing customers supports and charges with the service providers.

Winter eviction ban being kept under review, says Taoiseach
# Housing
# Housing

Winter eviction ban being kept under review, says Taoiseach

12 hours ago 5,843 Views 8 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has consulted with the AG on the issue.

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’

12 hours ago 6,966 Views 11 Comments

The Swedish Security Service said ‘detonations’ caused extensive damage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines last week.

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war
# Emmanuel Macron
# Emmanuel Macron

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war

Updated 12 hours ago 13,491 Views 12 Comments

The inaugural summit of the ‘European Political Community’ is the brainchild of French President Emmanuel Macron.

New laws would allow gardaí to show photos of sex offenders to school principals
# Sex Offenders
# Sex Offenders

New laws would allow gardaí to show photos of sex offenders to school principals

13 hours ago 9,464 Views 13 Comments

Helen McEntee said that she wanted to have “the strongest law possible” around monitoring sex offenders.

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