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Today's News

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar
# Housing
# Housing

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar

11 minutes ago 527 Views 0 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is pushing for tax breaks for landlords and a tax credit for renters.

Dunnes Stores issues recall of children's pyjamas due to safety risk
# Suffocation
# Suffocation

Dunnes Stores issues recall of children's pyjamas due to safety risk

47 minutes ago 4,156 Views 0 Comments

These products pose a risk of cuts and suffocation.

Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale

1 hour ago 8,478 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that Troy is set to amend his Dáil declarations and will be contacting Sipo.

Cork hospital appeals for public to avoid emergency department due to high demand
# Muh
# Muh

Cork hospital appeals for public to avoid emergency department due to high demand

1 hour ago 3,467 Views 3 Comments

Patients with less urgent complaints are advised to contact their GPs or South Doc.

Ryan Giggs tells court that sex life with partner who accuses him of assault was 'mutual'
# Trial
# Trial

Ryan Giggs tells court that sex life with partner who accuses him of assault was 'mutual'

2 hours ago 13,487 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star has been giving evidence in his defence for a second day.

History-maker Israel Olatunde broke Irish record with 'burst' spikes
# Perseverance
From The42
# Perseverance

History-maker Israel Olatunde broke Irish record with 'burst' spikes

2 hours ago 8,926 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old finished sixth in the final of the 100m at the European Championships last night.

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip
# UK Hustings
# UK Hustings

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip

Updated 2 hours ago 25,370 Views 24 Comments

The Tory leadership contenders are to make their pitch to Conservative members in Belfast today.

87-year-old man stabbed to death on mobility scooter 'while on his way to busk' in London
# Thomas O’Halloran
# Thomas O’Halloran

87-year-old man stabbed to death on mobility scooter 'while on his way to busk' in London

2 hours ago 20,134 Views 18 Comments

Thomas O’Halloran was killed in a “shocking act” Metropolitan Police said.

Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Clondalkin since Monday
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Clondalkin since Monday

2 hours ago 6,653 Views 0 Comments

32-year-old Tomasz Piorczynski was last seen driving a red Ford Focus.

Former Central Bank site reopens after four year redevelopment
# Central Plaza
# Central Plaza

Former Central Bank site reopens after four year redevelopment

3 hours ago 22,006 Views 18 Comments

Krispy Kreme was the first business to open its doors at the plaza today.

Government TDs 'must' deliver transport police following latest assault, says NBRU
# Transport Police
# Transport Police

Government TDs 'must' deliver transport police following latest assault, says NBRU

4 hours ago 8,569 Views 20 Comments

It comes following a violent assault on a Dublin Bus last weekend.

Over €230,000 worth of cannabis seized in Athlone within parcels sent from Spain
# Revenue
# Revenue

Over €230,000 worth of cannabis seized in Athlone within parcels sent from Spain

4 hours ago 6,146 Views 1 Comment

The searches took place at a premises in Athlone yesterday and today.

'They will know the truth in a couple of weeks' - Ronaldo blasts 'lies' regarding his future
# Man United
From The42
# Man United

'They will know the truth in a couple of weeks' - Ronaldo blasts 'lies' regarding his future

4 hours ago 22,689 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, Gary Neville has called on the 37-year-old to speak out about the crisis-hit club.

'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin

5 hours ago 61,159 Views 55 Comments

People who attended the viewing said they faced a wait of over an hour to even get into the house.

UN chief to meet Ukraine, Turkey leaders in Lviv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN chief to meet Ukraine, Turkey leaders in Lviv

5 hours ago 3,853 Views 16 Comments

The meeting will discuss ‘the need for a political solution to this conflict’, the UN said.

New development plan for 'urban quarter' in West Dublin
# Climate
# Climate

New development plan for 'urban quarter' in West Dublin

5 hours ago 17,363 Views 17 Comments

The neighbourhoods in the plan would follow the 15-minute city concept.

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?

7 hours ago 34,777 Views 75 Comments

A man was headbutted while on a Dublin Bus at the weekend.

North Korea fires two cruise missiles, ending brief weapons test lull
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires two cruise missiles, ending brief weapons test lull

7 hours ago 6,731 Views 7 Comments

North Korea has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting tests throughout this year.

Tiger Woods meets with PGA players over LIV split
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Tiger Woods meets with PGA players over LIV split

Updated 8 hours ago 34,563 Views 13 Comments

Woods and around 20 of the top players on the PGA Tour discussed strategies aimed at tackling LIV.

Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81

8 hours ago 9,218 Views 9 Comments

Heralded as an anti-war masterpiece, Das Boot was nominated for six Oscars.

Man remains in custody in connection with murder of woman (75) in Kerry
# Miriam Burns
# Miriam Burns

Man remains in custody in connection with murder of woman (75) in Kerry

8 hours ago 22,540 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí believe Miriam Burns suffered a violent death at her home.

Top Republican Trump critic Liz Cheney loses seat in US Congress
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

Top Republican Trump critic Liz Cheney loses seat in US Congress

9 hours ago 26,768 Views 33 Comments

Cheney fell to a rival backed by the former US president.

US President Biden signs landmark climate and healthcare bill into law
# New Legislation
# New Legislation

US President Biden signs landmark climate and healthcare bill into law

9 hours ago 10,426 Views 18 Comments

The measure is paid for by new taxes on large companies and stepped-up IRS enforcement of wealthy individuals and entities.

Gardaí to vote on new roster proposal as GRA expresses 'serious concern'
# Blue Strife
# Blue Strife

Gardaí to vote on new roster proposal as GRA expresses 'serious concern'

16 hours ago 24,845 Views 0 Comments

Rank-and-file members advised new working roster is ‘adverse’ to garda employment conditions.

Closure of Navan A&E is 'built into' HSE's 'fresh look' review, say local TDs
# Navan Hospital
# Navan Hospital

Closure of Navan A&E is 'built into' HSE's 'fresh look' review, say local TDs

16 hours ago 13,842 Views 5 Comments
  • A review group tasked to give a fresh look at the planned closure of the emergency department will be completed in "a few weeks".
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly asked the HSE to carry out a review of capacity levels in light of a number of concerns being raised.
  • However, opposition TDs have hit out against the wording of the terms of reference in which the review group is operating.

Yesterday's News

Crystal Palace star bombarded with online abuse including death threats after Liverpool clash
# Vile
From The42
# Vile

Crystal Palace star bombarded with online abuse including death threats after Liverpool clash

18 hours ago 47,903 Views 36 Comments

Joachim Andersen was headbutted by Darwin Nunez, who was red-carded and now faces a three-match ban for violent conduct.

Here's what happened today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Tuesday

19 hours ago 13,208 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Ireland's Olatunde makes history at European Championships
# Track Star
From The42
# Track Star

Ireland's Olatunde makes history at European Championships

20 hours ago 114,019 Views 48 Comments

He finished sixth place in the final with a new national record of 10.17.

TDs call on Ministers to reverse opposition to public transport Gardaí
# Assault
# Assault

TDs call on Ministers to reverse opposition to public transport Gardaí

20 hours ago 26,596 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and Green Party TDs have urged ministers to reconsider their opposition to the idea.

Tom Clonan: Only Putin knows how far he is willing to go to win his futile war in Ukraine
# Nuclear Threat
# Nuclear Threat

Tom Clonan: Only Putin knows how far he is willing to go to win his futile war in Ukraine

21 hours ago 25,824 Views 67 Comments

The security analyst assesses Putin’s use of nuclear power as a weapon of war.

Households near Dublin Airport to get €20,000 insulation grants to reduce aircraft noise
# NOISY NEIGHBOUR
# NOISY NEIGHBOUR

Households near Dublin Airport to get €20,000 insulation grants to reduce aircraft noise

21 hours ago 35,608 Views 23 Comments

Fingal County Council has ammended its planning in regard to night time flights on the airport’s new North Runway.

Timeline: How the An Bord Pleanála controversy went from the Dáil to the DPP
# Planning Matters
# Planning Matters

Timeline: How the An Bord Pleanála controversy went from the Dáil to the DPP

22 hours ago 12,820 Views 0 Comments

The report by senior counsel Remy Farrell has also been sent to Sipo and the gardaí.

Man arrested as gardaí launch murder investigation after discovery of woman's body in Killarney
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man arrested as gardaí launch murder investigation after discovery of woman's body in Killarney

Updated 22 hours ago 101,322 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was discovered in “unexplained circumstances” yesterday.

Department of Agriculture to review Puck Fair goat situation after receiving 175 queries
# King Puck
# King Puck

Department of Agriculture to review Puck Fair goat situation after receiving 175 queries

22 hours ago 27,899 Views 58 Comments

The department received the contacts to the Animal Welfare Helpline last week.

Former Terenure College rugby coach charged with 49 counts of indecent assault
# John McClean
# John McClean

Former Terenure College rugby coach charged with 49 counts of indecent assault

23 hours ago 21,303 Views 0 Comments

He faces a trial for the alleged indecent assaults in the 1970s and 1980s.

Giggs tells jury ‘infidelity’ reputation justified but insists he has never hit a woman
# Manchester Crown Court
From The42
# Manchester Crown Court

Giggs tells jury ‘infidelity’ reputation justified but insists he has never hit a woman

Updated 23 hours ago 35,185 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Manchester United star has been giving evidence in his defence for the first time today.

Jeremy Paxman stepping down as University Challenge host after 28 years
# Finish For Ten
# Finish For Ten

Jeremy Paxman stepping down as University Challenge host after 28 years

23 hours ago 14,282 Views 9 Comments

He has fronted the show since 1994.

Former Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh has died aged 41
# RIP
# RIP

Former Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh has died aged 41

23 hours ago 66,495 Views 9 Comments

He was found in his apartment in Minnesota on 11 August.

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