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Irish Prison Service to launch major review of how psychologists deal with sex offenders
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Irish Prison Service to launch major review of how psychologists deal with sex offenders

58 minutes ago 1,302 Views 2 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has said that the work of its psychologists would be expanded to deal with people serving sentences for sexual violence.

Yesterday’s News

Shop worker hospitalised following attempted robbery at Dublin store
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Shop worker hospitalised following attempted robbery at Dublin store

2 hours ago 11,394 Views 5 Comments

The man suffered an apparent laceration during the incident this evening.

Nearly 90% of Irish adults have donated to charity this year, with almost half supporting Ukraine
# Charity
# Charity

Nearly 90% of Irish adults have donated to charity this year, with almost half supporting Ukraine

2 hours ago 3,450 Views 6 Comments

More than one in five people donated money solely to causes supporting Ukraine.

Chariots Of Fire composer Vangelis dies aged 79
# Vangelis
# Vangelis

Chariots Of Fire composer Vangelis dies aged 79

3 hours ago 5,723 Views 12 Comments

When British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died in 2018, Vangelis composed a musical tribute for his interment that the ESA broadcast into space.

McIlroy gets long-sought hot major start with 65 at PGA
# Due South
From The42
# Due South

McIlroy gets long-sought hot major start with 65 at PGA

Updated 3 hours ago 19,457 Views 23 Comments

The Holywood man produced four successive birdies at Southern Hills,

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

4 hours ago 3,512 Views 0 Comments

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

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after fatal road traffic collision in Tipperary
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after fatal road traffic collision in Tipperary

4 hours ago 12,748 Views 2 Comments

A male pedestrian aged in his 60s was seriously injured after he was struck by an articulated lorry.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

4 hours ago 8,450 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case
# Complaints
# Complaints

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case

4 hours ago 11,716 Views 0 Comments

Details of a specific complaint about the garda handling of the allegations were revealed in Gsoc’s annual report.

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Abortion
# Abortion

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland

5 hours ago 5,324 Views 27 Comments

Abortion services have yet to centrally commissioned in Northern Ireland due to a political impasse.

Amazon issues emergency recall of baby teether due to suffocation fears
# Emergency Recall
# Emergency Recall

Amazon issues emergency recall of baby teether due to suffocation fears

5 hours ago 9,382 Views 2 Comments

Around 40 of these products were sold in Ireland.

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop
# Choc It Down
# Choc It Down

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop

6 hours ago 36,594 Views 0 Comments

Claims have been made that the Animal Bars, which have foil wrappers, are popular with drug users.

Alleged Buffalo supermarket shooter appears in court
# Payton Gendron
# Payton Gendron

Alleged Buffalo supermarket shooter appears in court

6 hours ago 11,165 Views 0 Comments

Judge Craig Hannah adjourned the case until June 9 for further proceedings.

A Golden Day: Magnificent Broadhurst and O'Rourke claim World Championship double for Ireland
# Stuff Of Legend
From The42
# Stuff Of Legend

A Golden Day: Magnificent Broadhurst and O'Rourke claim World Championship double for Ireland

Updated 6 hours ago 28,467 Views 21 Comments

The Dundalk and Roscommon women join only Katie Taylor, Michael Conlan and Kellie Harrington as World Championship gold medal winners.

Former Garda says he 'hated' being forced to return to work after making bullying complaints
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Garda says he 'hated' being forced to return to work after making bullying complaints

6 hours ago 15,112 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is hearing from retired Garda Sergeant Paul Barry, formerly of Mitchelstown Garda Station in Co Cork.

Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison

7 hours ago 7,858 Views 0 Comments

This is day 47 of the trial.

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?

7 hours ago 2,872 Views 3 Comments

Listen to find out some of the surprising reasons why.

George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'
# Freudian Slip
# Freudian Slip

George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'

7 hours ago 27,031 Views 28 Comments

“I mean Ukraine.”

Third round of All-Ireland camogie championships dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion
# Pride Round
From The42
# Pride Round

Third round of All-Ireland camogie championships dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion

Updated 7 hours ago 12,249 Views 3 Comments

The Camogie Association announced the new initiative today.

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?
# Dail Arithmetic
# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?

8 hours ago 12,376 Views 15 Comments

Absolutely not, according to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist

8 hours ago 7,575 Views 0 Comments

The man also denied lying to gardaí when he said he wanted to calm the situation and break up the fight.

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD
# Court
# Court

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD

8 hours ago 10,968 Views 0 Comments

The accused sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban
# Order
# Order

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban

9 hours ago 17,809 Views 14 Comments

The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry.

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs

9 hours ago 7,931 Views 4 Comments

Adenovirus type 41 is under investigation as it typically presents as diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet

9 hours ago 18,595 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the prosecution has three witnesses and CCTV evidence.

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

9 hours ago 28,863 Views 56 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Updated 9 hours ago 7,082 Views 6 Comments

Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp
# Assault
From The42
# Assault

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp

10 hours ago 20,782 Views 17 Comments

30-year-old season ticket holder Robert Biggs has been handed a 24-week sentence.

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo
# Seized
# Seized

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo

10 hours ago 9,921 Views 12 Comments

The contraband represents 80 to 100 slaughtered elephants.

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?

10 hours ago 36,918 Views 14 Comments

The virus usually spreads only in Central and West Africa.

Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October
# Down The Aisle
# Down The Aisle

Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October

11 hours ago 24,148 Views 10 Comments

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was president in 2003-2010 and leads Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls heading into Brazil’s election in October.

One person injured in Germany school shooting
# Bremerhaven
# Bremerhaven

One person injured in Germany school shooting

11 hours ago 9,282 Views 1 Comment

Police said the suspected gunman has been arrested and is in police custody.

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar
# Brexit
# Brexit

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar

Updated 11 hours ago 60,229 Views 26 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would only affect a few Irish ‘farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks’, Truss allegedly said.

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments

Updated 12 hours ago 25,902 Views 0 Comments

Barrister David Sherborne, representing Coleen Rooney, makes his closing remarks on the final day of the trial.

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
# NMH VOTE
# NMH VOTE

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs

12 hours ago 18,773 Views 58 Comments

The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

12 hours ago 18,974 Views 7 Comments

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home

13 hours ago 11,383 Views 7 Comments

Pensioner Christopher Hall was found in his home by his daughter.

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary
# Dr Oz
# Dr Oz

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary

14 hours ago 24,447 Views 23 Comments

Trump urged Dr Oz, who he has endorsed, to declare victory in Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

14 hours ago 7,192 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

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