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Today’s News

Government spent almost €3 million on chartered flights to send Irish troops abroad
# Peacekeepers
# Peacekeepers

Government spent almost €3 million on chartered flights to send Irish troops abroad

5 hours ago 4,753 Views 18 Comments

The revelation comes amid criticism of the lack of a troop-carrying aircraft.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Where were these photos of 'grand stretches in the evening' taken?
# Grand Auld Test
# Grand Auld Test

Quiz: Where were these photos of 'grand stretches in the evening' taken?

7 hours ago 22,673 Views 6 Comments

A grand auld quiz in the evening.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

9 hours ago 14,974 Views 0 Comments

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

Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin

9 hours ago 41,784 Views 61 Comments

This week, our reader is eating out and enjoying the company of friends, as well as a weekend away.

Munster to face Exeter as Leinster take on Connacht in Round-of-16
# Home And Away
From The42
# Home And Away

Munster to face Exeter as Leinster take on Connacht in Round-of-16

Updated 10 hours ago 37,516 Views 27 Comments

Ulster have been handed a tough task against Toulouse in the knock-out stages.

WHO director says Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame'
# Omicron Variant
# Omicron Variant

WHO director says Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame'

10 hours ago 64,297 Views 64 Comments

Across the entire European region, Omicron accounts for 15% of all Covid-19 cases.

Gardaí appeal for information over alleged sexual assaults in Sligo town yesterday
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí appeal for information over alleged sexual assaults in Sligo town yesterday

11 hours ago 38,790 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí want to speak with anyone who may have been in the Ballydoogan, Oakfield and Maugheraboy areas of Sligo between 8pm and 10pm yesterday.

Munster's attack clicks into gear against Wasps on record-breaking day for Simon Zebo
# Top Of The Charts
From The42
# Top Of The Charts

Munster's attack clicks into gear against Wasps on record-breaking day for Simon Zebo

12 hours ago 37,871 Views 33 Comments

Zebo marked his first Champions Cup appearance since returning from Racing by becoming the province’s all-time leading try-scorer in Europe.

Emergency services attend scene as body found on Waterford beach
# Bunmahon Beach
# Bunmahon Beach

Emergency services attend scene as body found on Waterford beach

12 hours ago 57,372 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services were first alerted earlier this morning.

TJ Reid hits dramatic late goal as Ballyhale defeat St Thomas to reach All-Ireland final
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

TJ Reid hits dramatic late goal as Ballyhale defeat St Thomas to reach All-Ireland final

12 hours ago 31,627 Views 28 Comments

The champions now play Ballygunner in the decider.

Ireland’s pandemic response must be subject to public inquiry, says McDonald
# Public Inquiry
# Public Inquiry

Ireland’s pandemic response must be subject to public inquiry, says McDonald

12 hours ago 28,311 Views 92 Comments

The Sinn Fein President said a reported Government plan to appoint a panel of experts to assess the state’s handling of Covid was not sufficient.

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated 13 hours ago 31,114 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

Coveney set to speak with Russian ambassador over missile testing in Irish-patrolled waters
# Russian Missiles
# Russian Missiles

Coveney set to speak with Russian ambassador over missile testing in Irish-patrolled waters

13 hours ago 19,074 Views 48 Comments

Minister for State Patrick O’Donovan said that the Foreign Affairs Minister was “not happy”

Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris

14 hours ago 21,183 Views 29 Comments

Andy Friend’s team led 31-20 entering the final quarter.

Stormy Daniels and former ally Michael Avenatti to face each other in court
# New York
# New York

Stormy Daniels and former ally Michael Avenatti to face each other in court

14 hours ago 30,373 Views 0 Comments

The adult entertainment star claims her former lawyer cheated her out of book money.

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague
# WRC
# WRC

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague

15 hours ago 65,071 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that Regeneron unfairly dismissed Robert Libera for gross misconduct.

No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly
# Nphet
# Nphet

No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly

15 hours ago 17,106 Views 28 Comments

The Health Minister said that the Government is currently looking at a medium-term strategy for current Covid-19 protections, like vaccines and testing.

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated 15 hours ago 23,189 Views 45 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts
# Firm Line
From The42
# Firm Line

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts

16 hours ago 21,114 Views 10 Comments

A video posted online appears to show a firm line being taken against people wearing the t-shirts.

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West
# Buddhism
# Buddhism

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West

16 hours ago 22,764 Views 4 Comments

Thich Nhat Hanh passed away aged 95 yesterday in the city of Hue, Vietnam.

Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU

16 hours ago 45,365 Views 47 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand
# Thailand
# Thailand

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand

17 hours ago 29,775 Views 0 Comments

The alleged attacker was a 22-year-old man and faces a murder charge.

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

17 hours ago 22,968 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?

19 hours ago 45,553 Views 140 Comments

Cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity in recent years.

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide

19 hours ago 36,175 Views 0 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested following the incident.

'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns
# Never Really Over
From The42
# Never Really Over

'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns

19 hours ago 16,283 Views 0 Comments

Cork hurling legend Brian Corcoran and Ireland international Áine O’Gorman speak to The42 about why they went back.

Witness appeal after man is hit by car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Witness appeal after man is hit by car in Tallaght

20 hours ago 18,381 Views 1 Comment

Shortly after 11pm yesterday, a pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a car.

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do

20 hours ago 11,937 Views 12 Comments

Author Clodagh Finn on the women who are too often relegated to the footnotes of history.

Sitdown Sunday: How the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green

20 hours ago 9,885 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin

21 hours ago 31,852 Views 0 Comments

Shortly before 1.30am, gardaí and units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of the collision in Dublin 12.

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'

21 hours ago 22,279 Views 1 Comment

Conor Carey’s career has taken him from Ulster to Connacht and on to Northampton Saints.

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street

22 hours ago 16,013 Views 19 Comments

The area housed the headquarters for the leaders of the Easter Rising in the final stages of the 1916 insurrection.

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

22 hours ago 58,358 Views 84 Comments

Jacinda Ardern had been planning to get married next weekend but the celebration has been postponed.

Opinion: The drive for re-election is a major flaw of modern democracy
# Global Politics
# Global Politics

Opinion: The drive for re-election is a major flaw of modern democracy

22 hours ago 11,237 Views 12 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at democracy and asks if it prevents politicians from pushing for real change.

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

22 hours ago 29,766 Views 9 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

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'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic
# Good Information
# Good Information

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic

Sun 12:05 AM 25,093 Views 40 Comments
  • Recent research pointed to higher levels of abuse towards female politicians in Ireland compared to their male counterparts, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One local councillor shared her experience of receiving inappropriate messages from a man on Facebook.
  • Research shows these types of negative online experiences lead to self-censoring by women.

Saturday 22 January, 2022

Quiz: How well do you these Meat Loaf lyrics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you these Meat Loaf lyrics?

Sat 10:00 PM 42,994 Views 28 Comments

The death of Meat Loaf was confirm by his family in a statement yesterday.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 9:00 PM 13,641 Views 0 Comments

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

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