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Today’s News

Poll: Will you be returning to the office this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be returning to the office this week?

27 minutes ago 4,508 Views 4 Comments

Have you prepped some water-cooler chat?

French fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

French fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

49 minutes ago 6,131 Views 1 Comment

His dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B.

EU not withdrawing its diplomats' families from Kyiv, as Ukraine calls US move 'premature'
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

EU not withdrawing its diplomats' families from Kyiv, as Ukraine calls US move 'premature'

Updated 1 hour ago 12,496 Views 19 Comments

Washington said it “will not be in a position to evacuate US citizens” the event of a Russian invasion.

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking

1 hour ago 2,669 Views 0 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the Cabinet Office has been asked to “establish the facts”.

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

1 hour ago 9,902 Views 3 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

Five men charged in relation to burglaries across the south of the country
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Five men charged in relation to burglaries across the south of the country

1 hour ago 9,093 Views 0 Comments

The men are set to appear before Bandon District Court this morning.

Bohemians release another Bob Marley-themed jersey
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Bohemians release another Bob Marley-themed jersey

1 hour ago 12,941 Views 11 Comments

The club had to pull a Marley-themed kit from the market in 2018, but now they are releasing it in conjunction with Marley’s family.

Julian Assange to find out if appeal against extradition to US can proceed
# London
# London

Julian Assange to find out if appeal against extradition to US can proceed

1 hour ago 2,678 Views 3 Comments

The decision is due at around 10.45am today.

Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith
# Australia
# Australia

Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith

2 hours ago 15,261 Views 0 Comments

Terence Darrell Kelly was remanded in custody until his next court appearance in March.

Cyclist seriously injured after collision with a car in Dublin
# Donnybrook
# Donnybrook

Cyclist seriously injured after collision with a car in Dublin

2 hours ago 15,409 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

Over €1 million spent on diesel laundering cleanup in two border counties since 2018
# Diesel Sludge
# Diesel Sludge

Over €1 million spent on diesel laundering cleanup in two border counties since 2018

3 hours ago 7,615 Views 7 Comments

Over half of the cost is being incurred in Louth, with over €700,000 being spent on cleanup of diesel sludge.

Gardaí called to respond to over 48,000 domestic abuse incidents in 2021
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

Gardaí called to respond to over 48,000 domestic abuse incidents in 2021

3 hours ago 8,818 Views 11 Comments

There was a 10% increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents that Gardaí attended in 2021 compared to 2020.

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

9 hours ago 14,077 Views 33 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?

11 hours ago 33,640 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

12 hours ago 18,058 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

13 hours ago 53,741 Views 69 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 14 hours ago 44,728 Views 28 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'

14 hours ago 75,348 Views 70 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

15 hours ago 43,776 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

15 hours ago 41,371 Views 34 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

16 hours ago 64,436 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

16 hours ago 34,455 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

16 hours ago 31,495 Views 103 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 17 hours ago 33,371 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

17 hours ago 20,941 Views 51 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

18 hours ago 22,360 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

18 hours ago 34,220 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

18 hours ago 71,716 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

19 hours ago 18,301 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 19 hours ago 24,155 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

20 hours ago 22,416 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

20 hours ago 24,321 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

20 hours ago 46,644 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

21 hours ago 31,395 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

21 hours ago 24,004 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?

22 hours ago 47,975 Views 141 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

23 hours ago 37,467 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

23 hours ago 17,034 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

Sun 9:45 AM 18,997 Views 1 Comment

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

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