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Teenager hospitalised after stabbing incident in Cork city centre
# Cork City
# Cork City

Teenager hospitalised after stabbing incident in Cork city centre

31 minutes ago 3,344 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene on John Redmond Street shortly before 9pm.

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida

55 minutes ago 6,941 Views 1 Comment

The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork

1 hour ago 23,437 Views 0 Comments

The accident happened shortly after 5pm today.

Taoiseach: Ireland 'not politically neutral but militarily neutral' as Ukraine travel advice is updated
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach: Ireland 'not politically neutral but militarily neutral' as Ukraine travel advice is updated

Updated 1 hour ago 25,012 Views 32 Comments
  • Irish people are now advised against non-essential travel to Ukraine.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that Russia's massing of troops the Ukrainian border was not justified.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said he was "not aware" of plans for the use of Irish airspace for the transport of troops or weapons to Ukraine.
Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO
# Putin
# Putin

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO

Updated 2 hours ago 38,808 Views 77 Comments

The security analyst says it also demonstrates the pathetic state of Ireland’s capacity to meet the minimum standards of our Neutral status.

Coast Guard tender to be amended to maintain current number of search and rescue bases
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast Guard tender to be amended to maintain current number of search and rescue bases

2 hours ago 4,539 Views 6 Comments

There are currently four search and rescue bases in Ireland at Dublin, Shannon, Sligo and Waterford.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

2 hours ago 4,162 Views 0 Comments

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

Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles
# Inquest
# Inquest

Family of woman killed at traffic lights call for sensors to be fitted to front of vehicles

3 hours ago 27,445 Views 28 Comments

Olivia Loader (48) died after being hit by the vehicle at the junction of Phibsborough Road and Connaught Street.

Letterkenny IT stun UCD with late point to book Sigerson Cup quarter-final place
# Last Eight
From The42
# Last Eight

Letterkenny IT stun UCD with late point to book Sigerson Cup quarter-final place

3 hours ago 14,111 Views 3 Comments

The Donegal side reached the semi-finals in 2020.

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'
# Third Level
# Third Level

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'

3 hours ago 8,233 Views 11 Comments

Academia is no longer dominated by men, with women making up more than half of lecturers. But problems remain across third-level in Ireland.

Tactics Board: Ziyech flourishes for Chelsea as Spurs' change in shape fails to deliver
# Xs And Os
From The42
# Xs And Os

Tactics Board: Ziyech flourishes for Chelsea as Spurs' change in shape fails to deliver

3 hours ago 6,327 Views 0 Comments

Mason Mount and Mateo Kovacic had joy as two number eights at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, writes Shane Keegan.

€100 one-off payment should be passed on to electricity customers by the end of March
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

€100 one-off payment should be passed on to electricity customers by the end of March

3 hours ago 11,726 Views 27 Comments

Approximately 2.1 million domestic electricity account holders will benefit from the one-off credit.

Hunter high on cocaine walked through Donegal town firing at gardaí and civilians, court hears
# Glenties
# Glenties

Hunter high on cocaine walked through Donegal town firing at gardaí and civilians, court hears

4 hours ago 24,719 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Dowling let off up to nine shots of ammunition from a high-powered telescopic rifle in Glenties, Co Donegal.

Did the country's top civil servant accept an €81K pay rise? Tanaiste says it's not for him to say
# Sec Gen Job
# Sec Gen Job

Did the country's top civil servant accept an €81K pay rise? Tanaiste says it's not for him to say

4 hours ago 22,844 Views 21 Comments

‘Transparency is always useful in these matters,’ a spokesperson for the Taoiseach has said.

Wildlife service set to hire champions to aid with the conservation of curlews
# Curlew Champion
# Curlew Champion

Wildlife service set to hire champions to aid with the conservation of curlews

4 hours ago 6,579 Views 1 Comment

The wildlife service has estimated that without any action, curlews could go extinct as a breeding species within the next five to ten years.

Extract: 'I knew that it was too dangerous to bicycle down O’Connell Street, for fear of being shot'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: 'I knew that it was too dangerous to bicycle down O’Connell Street, for fear of being shot'

4 hours ago 7,837 Views 3 Comments

An extract from the memoir of Republican Máire Comerford, about an incident during the Civil War.

Women of Honour group slams 'pointless' review into Defence Forces sexual misconduct allegations
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Women of Honour group slams 'pointless' review into Defence Forces sexual misconduct allegations

Updated 4 hours ago 14,496 Views 0 Comments

The Women of Honour group walked out of a meeting with Simon Coveney today and said it would not be participating.

EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

EPA ‘kicked the stool’ from under peat company seeking extraction licence, High Court hears

5 hours ago 7,443 Views 0 Comments

Harte Peat Ltd is seeking to overturn the EPA’s refusal to examine its applications for a licence it made in 2019.

The Remote: Pre-WW2 Munich, the Kerry Babies case and GAA returns to HQ
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Pre-WW2 Munich, the Kerry Babies case and GAA returns to HQ

5 hours ago 4,812 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze

5 hours ago 12,600 Views 11 Comments

The court has heard that Daniel Murray has 48 previous convictions, several of which were for arson attacks.

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working
# Hybrid Working
# Hybrid Working

Employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working

Updated 6 hours ago 42,743 Views 43 Comments
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said new legislation will 'make it harder' for employers to say no.
  • The legislation lists 13 potential reasons why an employer might refuse such a request.
  • Varadkar has also said employers should give a pay rise to employees 'where they can afford' it.
Covid-19: 9,218 new cases, 824 people in hospital and 79 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 9,218 new cases, 824 people in hospital and 79 in ICU

6 hours ago 40,499 Views 14 Comments

Health authorities confirmed the figures this evening.

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears

Updated 6 hours ago 16,978 Views 0 Comments

The trial is expected to last 12 weeks.

Court rejects State’s bid to jail man who sexually assaulted underage girl he met on Snapchat
# Appeal Denied
# Appeal Denied

Court rejects State’s bid to jail man who sexually assaulted underage girl he met on Snapchat

6 hours ago 23,492 Views 0 Comments

The man had pleaded guilty to the offence in 2020.

Healy: Larkham has helped teach me 'to break the rules'
# Master And Apprentice
From The42
# Master And Apprentice

Healy: Larkham has helped teach me 'to break the rules'

6 hours ago 15,232 Views 4 Comments

The out-half says Munster’s attack coach has helped him take his game to a new level.

UUP leader gets 'unanimous' support from his party amid alleged racist and misogynistic tweets
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

UUP leader gets 'unanimous' support from his party amid alleged racist and misogynistic tweets

Updated 7 hours ago 32,572 Views 41 Comments

Doug Beattie has apologised for the tweets written before he entered political life.

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living

7 hours ago 21,099 Views 40 Comments

‘I honestly don’t think you’re living in the real world,’ Labour leader Alan Kelly told the Taoiseach today.

Stephen Kenny's Ireland to face Belgium in March friendly international
# Opponents
From The42
# Opponents

Stephen Kenny's Ireland to face Belgium in March friendly international

Updated 8 hours ago 12,133 Views 9 Comments

Roberto Martinez’ side are currently ranked at the top of the Fifa world rankings.

Ukrainian president urges calm, insisting Russian invasion not imminent
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukrainian president urges calm, insisting Russian invasion not imminent

Updated 8 hours ago 47,253 Views 100 Comments
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the situation is “under control” and there is “no reason to panic”.
  • Nato said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the US ordered 8,500 troops to potentially deploy to Europe.
  • The Russian Ambassador to Ireland has also downplayed concerns about planned Russian missile tests off the Irish coast.
Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties

Updated 8 hours ago 19,708 Views 28 Comments

The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of man (47) missing from Cork
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of man (47) missing from Cork

9 hours ago 19,758 Views 0 Comments

William O’Toole has been missing from the Churchfield area of Cork since 17 January.

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year
# Consular Assistance
# Consular Assistance

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year

9 hours ago 4,098 Views 0 Comments

Figures released by the Department of Foreign Affairs show that 108 Irish citizens were evacuated from Afghanistan in 2021.

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services

9 hours ago 5,498 Views 0 Comments

The executive will issue written apologies to around 250 families.

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds

Updated 10 hours ago 11,876 Views 23 Comments
  • A new Irish study has investigated the public's understanding of climate change and how it affects support for action, Lauren Boland reports.
  • People who are provided with information about climate change and its causes are more likely to be in favour of measures to tackle it.
  • But we tend to underestimate the benefits of high-impact actions, such as eating less meat, and overestimate low-impact actions like recycling.
James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement

Updated 10 hours ago 21,214 Views 9 Comments

The 2014 Footballer of the Year and two-time All-Star has struggled with injury issues in recent years.

Activist deceived into relationship with undercover London police officer awarded £230,000 (€275k)
# Deceived
# Deceived

Activist deceived into relationship with undercover London police officer awarded £230,000 (€275k)

11 hours ago 26,828 Views 12 Comments

The Metropolitan Police and the National Police Chiefs Council have been ordered to pay compensation to Kate Wilson.

Pfizer-BioNTech begin enrollments for Omicron-specific vaccine trial
# Omicron Vaccine
# Omicron Vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech begin enrollments for Omicron-specific vaccine trial

11 hours ago 15,206 Views 26 Comments

Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla previously said at a conference that the pharmaceutical giant could be ready to file for regulatory approval of the shot by March.

Poll: Would you buy a non-fungible token?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you buy a non-fungible token?

13 hours ago 29,219 Views 59 Comments

John Lennon’s son is selling several pieces of music history via NFTs.

State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says
# Report
# Report

State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says

14 hours ago 7,143 Views 0 Comments

The group said a law introduced in 2017 which criminalises the purchase of sex in Ireland is facilitating the abuse of sex workers.

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