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Ireland has now offered humanitarian access visas to 400 Afghans
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Ireland has now offered humanitarian access visas to 400 Afghans

3 hours ago 2,578 Views 13 Comments

Women, human-rights activists, members of LGBTQI+ community and journalists are among those offered these places.

Yesterday’s News

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Flights scrapped as new volcanic eruptions hit Canaries

5 hours ago 20,889 Views 7 Comments

Video footage from the civil guard showed a garden in the area completely covered in thick ash.

Jurors begin deliberations in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
# Jury Out
# Jury Out

Jurors begin deliberations in R Kelly sex trafficking trial

5 hours ago 3,655 Views 0 Comments

The 54-year-old singer is accused of running a Chicago-based criminal enterprise that recruited his accusers for unwanted sex.

Bail refused for man accused of false imprisonment of ex-wife in car for 24 hours
# Charged
# Charged

Bail refused for man accused of false imprisonment of ex-wife in car for 24 hours

5 hours ago 12,036 Views 0 Comments

Judge John King heard the woiman made an effort to flee when she was let out to urinate but he had supervised her and caught her again.

Inquest hears worker died from fall from scaffolding erected by unqualified tradesmen
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Inquest hears worker died from fall from scaffolding erected by unqualified tradesmen

6 hours ago 25,067 Views 0 Comments

Andrezej Buraczewski died after falling from the fourth floor of a scaffolding structure at a house in Rathgar, Dublin.

Micheál Martin addresses UN General Assembly and talks peace and benefits of EU membership
# Un Assembly
# Un Assembly

Micheál Martin addresses UN General Assembly and talks peace and benefits of EU membership

6 hours ago 6,920 Views 13 Comments

He said UN nations had not done enough to protect poorer nations.

Opinion: James Bond has many faces - is he a psychopath?
# No Time To Die
# No Time To Die

Opinion: James Bond has many faces - is he a psychopath?

6 hours ago 10,677 Views 22 Comments

Dr Stephen McWilliams examines whether the secret agent with a licence to kill is a psychopath, and why we still like him for it.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

6 hours ago 3,451 Views 0 Comments

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

Garda Commissioner says vetting for homelessness staff to be reviewed
# Homeless Services
# Homeless Services

Garda Commissioner says vetting for homelessness staff to be reviewed

7 hours ago 9,050 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said that there will be a review of garda vetting procedures for the homelessness sector.

Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital in viral video last week has died

8 hours ago 56,989 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCarron, 75, passed away at Letterkenny University Hospital earlier today after a fight against Covid-19.

Micheál Martin says he supports school pupils across the country striking for climate action
# Fridays For Future
# Fridays For Future

Micheál Martin says he supports school pupils across the country striking for climate action

Updated 8 hours ago 20,490 Views 120 Comments

Protests have taken place in Cork, Dublin and Galway.

Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into State's handling of pandemic will be carried out early next year
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into State's handling of pandemic will be carried out early next year

8 hours ago 5,161 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach says he believes there will be a ‘challenging winter’.

Kerry GAA to recommend Jack O'Connor as new senior football manager
# Jack Is Back
From The42
# Jack Is Back

Kerry GAA to recommend Jack O'Connor as new senior football manager

8 hours ago 32,778 Views 48 Comments

It will be O’Connor’s third spell in charge of the Kerry senior side.

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont freed from Sardinian jail ahead of extradition case
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont freed from Sardinian jail ahead of extradition case

Updated 8 hours ago 18,470 Views 13 Comments

The MEP is wanted in Spain for sedition for leading a secession bid for the Catalonia region.

Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit

8 hours ago 11,800 Views 21 Comments

Irish shoppers are being advised to start planning their Christmas purchases as soon as they can.

Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday
# Missing
# Missing

Teenage boy missing from Letterkenny since Wednesday

9 hours ago 7,795 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Ponsonby has been missing since Wednesday.

Sofa Watch: The Late Late Is Not Enough (for Daniel Craig)
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Late Late Is Not Enough (for Daniel Craig)

9 hours ago 20,063 Views 12 Comments

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Vigil to be held in London for murdered teacher Sabina Nessa as police seek man caught on CCTV
# Sabina Nessa
# Sabina Nessa

Vigil to be held in London for murdered teacher Sabina Nessa as police seek man caught on CCTV

Updated 9 hours ago 31,944 Views 0 Comments

The event is due to take place at 7pm in Pegler Square and is expected to be attended by 500 mourners.

Biden calls border guards confronting migrants with horses 'outrageous'
# Outrageous
# Outrageous

Biden calls border guards confronting migrants with horses 'outrageous'

10 hours ago 13,626 Views 47 Comments

Biden vowed to reverse what he called Donald Trump’s inhumane policies.

Leo Varadkar's claims on corporation tax changes challenged
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Leo Varadkar's claims on corporation tax changes challenged

10 hours ago 13,609 Views 25 Comments

Varadkar had said if Ireland signs up to OECD plans for a global minimum rate, it would only apply to firms earning over 750 million US dollars a year.

Aircraft involved in Wexford crash will undergo further examinations
# Wexford
# Wexford

Aircraft involved in Wexford crash will undergo further examinations

10 hours ago 9,108 Views 13 Comments

Four people received non-life threatening injuries after the aircraft crashed yesterday evening.

Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man convicted of rape and sexual assault of teenager

10 hours ago 16,494 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced in November.

Coronavirus: 1,163 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,163 new cases confirmed in Ireland

10 hours ago 24,247 Views 36 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

Gardaí seek help locating man (40) missing from Cork
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí seek help locating man (40) missing from Cork

10 hours ago 22,862 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Harte has been missing from Clonakilty since Friday 17 September.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz From The42

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

10 hours ago 19,345 Views 5 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

DUP claims Michael D Higgins has ‘set back north-south relations’ by not attending service
# Criticism
# Criticism

DUP claims Michael D Higgins has ‘set back north-south relations’ by not attending service

10 hours ago 13,494 Views 51 Comments

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has criticised Michael D Higgins.

Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'
# Courts
# Courts

Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'

11 hours ago 33,406 Views 0 Comments

Prosecution counsel told the court that gardaí “absolutely did not discuss witness statements” in the courtroom.

Gardaí involved in rescue of IRA kidnap victim honoured almost 40 years on
# Don Tidey
# Don Tidey

Gardaí involved in rescue of IRA kidnap victim honoured almost 40 years on

12 hours ago 11,987 Views 11 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris presented the Scott medal, the force’s highest honour, to 15 deceased and serving members of An Garda Síochána.

August homeless figures show there are 8,212 people in the State without a home
# August Reports
# August Reports

August homeless figures show there are 8,212 people in the State without a home

12 hours ago 4,825 Views 10 Comments

There is a total of 6,023 adults and 2,189 children who are homeless.

Philip Nolan: Risk of keeping asymptomatic children in school 'remains low'
# Schools
# Schools

Philip Nolan: Risk of keeping asymptomatic children in school 'remains low'

12 hours ago 8,643 Views 41 Comments

Changes to contact tracing rules come into effect on Monday.

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
# Letter From Melbourne
From The42
# Letter From Melbourne

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia

Updated 12 hours ago 9,798 Views 4 Comments

Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.

Notorious crime gang suspect shot dead by attackers dressed as lawyers in Indian courtroom
# Jitendra Gogi
# Jitendra Gogi

Notorious crime gang suspect shot dead by attackers dressed as lawyers in Indian courtroom

13 hours ago 17,862 Views 3 Comments

The shooting took place as Jitendra Gogi entered the courtroom in New Delhi to face murder and extortion charges.

Kilkenny cheese plant controversy: Supreme Court to hear appeal against planning decision
# Glanbia
# Glanbia

Kilkenny cheese plant controversy: Supreme Court to hear appeal against planning decision

13 hours ago 35,905 Views 53 Comments

Glanbia Ireland chairman John Murphy said the company remains “totally committed to this project”.

Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast
# Hillary Clinton
# Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has been installed as chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

14 hours ago 15,330 Views 25 Comments

The former first lady says Northern Ireland is a symbol of peace and hope.

Case against men over rioting on night of Lyra McKee murder ‘based on MTV video’
# Derry
# Derry

Case against men over rioting on night of Lyra McKee murder ‘based on MTV video’

Updated 14 hours ago 13,491 Views 0 Comments

The pair appeared before a court in Derry accused of rioting and throwing petrol bombs amid disorder during which the journalist was shot dead.

Jadotville: Injunction sought against report's recommendation to award medal to just one survivor
# Court
# Court

Jadotville: Injunction sought against report's recommendation to award medal to just one survivor

14 hours ago 21,114 Views 0 Comments

The legal action challenges the decision not to award all Jadotville men military honours.

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash
# Boks Office
From The42
# Boks Office

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash

15 hours ago 19,798 Views 14 Comments

Rugby World Cup winner RG Snyman is set to make his Thomond Park debut off the bench on his second appearance for the province having missed last season through injury.

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption
# Canaries
# Canaries

Spanish volcano still spewing out lava, five days after eruption

16 hours ago 11,478 Views 9 Comments

The lava has destroy almost 400 buildings on the island of La Palma.

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus
# Elbrus
# Elbrus

Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus

16 hours ago 15,707 Views 2 Comments

Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe at 5,642 metres.

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