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Dublin: 26°C Thursday 11 August 2022

Today's News

Status Yellow: Entire country under high temperature warning from tomorrow to Sunday
# High Heat
# High Heat

Status Yellow: Entire country under high temperature warning from tomorrow to Sunday

Updated 6 minutes ago 39,410 Views 30 Comments

The same warning will be in place for Leinster and Munster from 12pm today.

Satellite images show Crimea airbase damaged after apparent Ukrainian attack
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Satellite images show Crimea airbase damaged after apparent Ukrainian attack

Updated 12 minutes ago 4,401 Views 13 Comments

It comes as the UN Security Council intends to meet over the Russian occupation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant.

Ryan Giggs’ ex-girlfriend tells UK court he ‘kicked me so hard I flew off the bed’
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs’ ex-girlfriend tells UK court he ‘kicked me so hard I flew off the bed’

23 minutes ago 2,299 Views 0 Comments

Kate Greville is giving evidence at the trial of the former Manchester United player, who denies assault and using controlling and coercive behaviour.

HSE flagged over 3,000 Covid-19 social media posts due to misinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

HSE flagged over 3,000 Covid-19 social media posts due to misinformation

30 minutes ago 1,114 Views 1 Comment

Most of the flagged posts were on Twitter.

Four food businesses issued closure orders last month
# Closure Orders
# Closure Orders

Four food businesses issued closure orders last month

1 hour ago 13,381 Views 2 Comments

The FSAI detailed the reasons for the closures in individual reports.

Man (30s) drowns in Carlow swimming tragedy
# River Barrow
# River Barrow

Man (30s) drowns in Carlow swimming tragedy

1 hour ago 6,442 Views 1 Comment

A member of the public removed the man from the River Barrow and attempted to resuscitate him.

Man held on murder charge for death of Sean McCarthy
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Man held on murder charge for death of Sean McCarthy

Updated 1 hour ago 10,323 Views 0 Comments

The man, aged in his 30s, appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

Cost-of-living: Inflation remains at highest level in 38 years at 9.1%
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost-of-living: Inflation remains at highest level in 38 years at 9.1%

1 hour ago 3,774 Views 4 Comments

Price hikes have been seen most acutely in electricity, gas and home heating oil.

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy

Updated 1 hour ago 16,321 Views 33 Comments

The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.

Davy Fitzgerald leading contender as Waterford board meeting called for tonight
# Fitz The Bill
From The42
# Fitz The Bill

Davy Fitzgerald leading contender as Waterford board meeting called for tonight

2 hours ago 8,347 Views 6 Comments

The Deise are poised to announce the successor to Liam Cahill.

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died
# Mary Ryan
# Mary Ryan

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died

2 hours ago 12,104 Views 3 Comments

The Green Party said Mary Ryan “died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday morning”.

Sturgeon says Truss asked her about how to get into Vogue magazine

Sturgeon says Truss asked her about how to get into Vogue magazine

3 hours ago 14,600 Views 9 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said she told the Foreign Secretary she had been in Vogue twice.

High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland
# I’m Not Codding
# I’m Not Codding

High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland

3 hours ago 4,997 Views 1 Comment

Fish populations may come under ‘thermal stress’ as air and water temperatures soar and water levels drop.

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe

4 hours ago 8,862 Views 40 Comments

The Minister for Finance was being quizzed on the prospect of more amber electricity alerts.

3 months ago, he was attending big European nights as a fan. Now, he's playing in them
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

3 months ago, he was attending big European nights as a fan. Now, he's playing in them

4 hours ago 18,964 Views 3 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic defender Tom Grivosti is set to compete in one of the biggest games in his career.

Fourth alleged ‘Beatles’ terror cell member charged with terrorism offences
# UK
# UK

Fourth alleged ‘Beatles’ terror cell member charged with terrorism offences

6 hours ago 14,689 Views 0 Comments

Aine Davis, 38, was deported to England by Turkish authorities.

Taiwan holds another live-fire drill after China ends military exercises
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan holds another live-fire drill after China ends military exercises

6 hours ago 5,159 Views 3 Comments

China has repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under control.

Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary

6 hours ago 19,126 Views 27 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he expected the airline’s average fare to rise by about €10 over the next five years.

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college

7 hours ago 9,759 Views 15 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said that it was difficult to implement the changes due to different ticketing systems on commercial buses.

Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?
# Transgender
# Transgender

Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?

13 hours ago 11,557 Views 0 Comments

The HSE is aiming to establish a specialist service in Ireland.

Yesterday's News

Russian strikes near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant kill 14 as G7 urges Moscow to leave facility
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian strikes near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant kill 14 as G7 urges Moscow to leave facility

Updated 14 hours ago 31,694 Views 22 Comments

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow to address the crisis at the nuclear complex.

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows

15 hours ago 17,415 Views 26 Comments

The number of people saying the former British chancellor would make a good prime minister fell over the last week of July.

Fears mount that water levels in Rhine river could fall below critical mark
# Germany
# Germany

Fears mount that water levels in Rhine river could fall below critical mark

15 hours ago 29,251 Views 27 Comments

Weeks of dry weather have turned several of Europe’s major waterways into trickles.

Trial on Kobe Bryant helicopter crash photo set to begin
# Court
From The42
# Court

Trial on Kobe Bryant helicopter crash photo set to begin

16 hours ago 26,113 Views 11 Comments

Lawyers for Los Angeles County do not dispute that the photos were taken, but insist they have never been made public.

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe

16 hours ago 65,597 Views 84 Comments

The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

16 hours ago 8,095 Views 0 Comments

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

GAA stop plans for live referee mic in TV coverage for Sunday's Wexford hurling final
# Technology
From The42
# Technology

GAA stop plans for live referee mic in TV coverage for Sunday's Wexford hurling final

Updated 17 hours ago 33,782 Views 14 Comments

The new initiative was trialled for the first time at last Sunday’s Kerry county senior hurling final.

Teacher unions plan ballots for industrial action over stalled pay talks
# Co-ordinated Campaign
# Co-ordinated Campaign

Teacher unions plan ballots for industrial action over stalled pay talks

17 hours ago 17,537 Views 18 Comments

The unions noted that workers’ pay has been diminished by soaring inflation.

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away

18 hours ago 38,347 Views 5 Comments

The top UN official overseeing the deal said the first shipments of Ukrainian wheat are expected next week.

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy
# Sorry
# Sorry

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy

19 hours ago 25,254 Views 23 Comments

The bank contacted account holders across Ireland today to confirm that cash services won’t be withdrawn from 70 branches.

Gardaí locate missing 14-year-old safe and well
# Meath
# Meath

Gardaí locate missing 14-year-old safe and well

19 hours ago 19,821 Views 0 Comments

He had been missing from Co Meath since Tuesday 9 August.

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101

20 hours ago 10,277 Views 7 Comments

This is an increase of four cases from Wednesday 3 August.

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions
# High Court
# High Court

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions

20 hours ago 19,694 Views 0 Comments

Farah Damji was arrested at a property in rural Co Galway before being brought before the vacation sitting of the High Court in Dublin.

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'
# Star
From The42
# Star

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'

20 hours ago 28,830 Views 8 Comments

The Cavan woman leads the charge at this week’s ISPS HANDA World Invitational.

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton
# US
# US

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton

20 hours ago 10,569 Views 1 Comment

Shahram Poursafi, identified by US officials as a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is wanted by the FBI.

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023

Updated 21 hours ago 60,777 Views 76 Comments

A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.

Ryan Giggs’s ex tells jury she was ‘a slave to his every need and every demand’
# Trial
# Trial

Ryan Giggs’s ex tells jury she was ‘a slave to his every need and every demand’

21 hours ago 30,550 Views 0 Comments

The former footballer denies using controlling and coercive behaviour and assault.

Gardaí locate missing Dublin woman following public appeal
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí locate missing Dublin woman following public appeal

21 hours ago 24,243 Views 0 Comments

The woman had been missing since Friday.

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