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Texas Governor claims he was ‘misled’ about response to school shooting
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Texas Governor claims he was ‘misled’ about response to school shooting

29 minutes ago 2,574 Views 7 Comments

In his earlier statements, the governor told reporters, he was repeating what he had been told.

Two Irish coaches engage in a battle for Europe - the winner could land an even bigger prize
# Coming Men
From The42
# Coming Men

Two Irish coaches engage in a battle for Europe - the winner could land an even bigger prize

52 minutes ago 5,618 Views 3 Comments

By guiding their team to a Champions Cup final, Cork’s Ronan O’Gara and Leinster’s Leo Cullen are making it clear that the next Ireland coach doesn’t have to be an outsider.

Another Champions League can make this Liverpool feel like the greatest, even if they already are
# Allez Allez Allez
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# Allez Allez Allez

Another Champions League can make this Liverpool feel like the greatest, even if they already are

55 minutes ago 2,982 Views 10 Comments

Ahead of tonight’s final in Paris, there is a realisation that Jurgen Klopp’s team is probably the best in the club’s illustrious history, writes John Brewin.

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukraine says 'everything' being done to defend Donbas from Russian onslaught

1 hour ago 2,063 Views 1 Comment

In his daily address to Ukrainians, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the Russians had “concentrated maximum artillery, maximum reserves in Donbas”.

The big talking points on bumper football weekend as four provincial finals take place
# Action
From The42
# Action

The big talking points on bumper football weekend as four provincial finals take place

1 hour ago 4,975 Views 1 Comment

We look ahead to some mouthwatering ties as the Ulster, Leinster, Munster and Connacht SFCs reach their conclusion.

World Potato Congress to discuss challenges for sector as Irish sales take post-Covid dip
# Limited Appeal
# Limited Appeal

World Potato Congress to discuss challenges for sector as Irish sales take post-Covid dip

2 hours ago 5,325 Views 4 Comments

Potato sales surged during the first two years of the pandemic as people ate most of their meals at home.

Orange Order event in Belfast will mark centenary of Northern Ireland
# Parade
# Parade

Orange Order event in Belfast will mark centenary of Northern Ireland

2 hours ago 4,962 Views 10 Comments

The event comes a year late due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Listen to new Good Information Podcast episodes on China, the housing crisis and the future of work
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

Listen to new Good Information Podcast episodes on China, the housing crisis and the future of work

2 hours ago 2,193 Views 0 Comments

The Good Information Podcast has plenty for you to listen to this weekend.

Trump says 'evil' like Texas elementary school massacre reason to arm citizens, not disarm
# NRA Rally
# NRA Rally

Trump says 'evil' like Texas elementary school massacre reason to arm citizens, not disarm

3 hours ago 20,300 Views 67 Comments

Trump’s remarks came as he headlined an NRA event in Texas, three days after a gun massacre in the state.

Undercover gardaí to clamp down on 'rampant' cocaine use at League of Ireland games
# White Lines
# White Lines

Undercover gardaí to clamp down on 'rampant' cocaine use at League of Ireland games

3 hours ago 13,378 Views 0 Comments

There has been a significant increase in crowds at the League of Ireland this season.

La Rochelle the final hurdle on Leinster's stunning drive for five
# Marseille
From The42
# Marseille

La Rochelle the final hurdle on Leinster's stunning drive for five

3 hours ago 11,302 Views 9 Comments

The province are hot favourites ahead of today’s Heineken Champions Cup final but Ronan O’Gara will surely have a plan up his sleeve.

Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine
# World Hunger Day
# World Hunger Day

Opinion: Those already starving are feeling the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine

3 hours ago 2,986 Views 1 Comment

Plan International Ireland’s Dualta Roughneen highlights the effects of food shortages on the most vulnerable in Africa.

Woman whose daughter was put on 249-week hospital waiting list 'thought figure was a typo'
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Woman whose daughter was put on 249-week hospital waiting list 'thought figure was a typo'

10 hours ago 32,431 Views 41 Comments

A letter seen by The Journal states the waiting list for Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore is “in excess of 249 weeks”.

Yesterday’s News

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian-backed separatists put pressure on Ukrainian strongholds in Luhansk

Updated 11 hours ago 14,874 Views 34 Comments
  • Ukraine’s foreign minister warned that without new foreign weapons, Ukraine would not be able to stop Russia from seizing two crucial Ukrainian strongholds.
  • At least 1,500 people have been killed in Sievierodonetsk since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, according to the city's mayor.
  • The European Union has not agreed on a sixth round of sanctions that includes an embargo on Russian oil.
Northern Ireland gymnasts told to change Irish registration for Commonwealth Games
# Update
From The42
# Update

Northern Ireland gymnasts told to change Irish registration for Commonwealth Games

12 hours ago 31,382 Views 22 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan and two other gymnasts have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event this summer.

Boris Johnson faces new calls to resign as Tory MPs say partygate explanations not credible
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson faces new calls to resign as Tory MPs say partygate explanations not credible

Updated 12 hours ago 26,088 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister refused to directly answer queries about partygate, saying he had already given ‘vintage and exhaustive answers’.

Jury begins deliberations in Depp vs Heard defamation trial
# Defamation Case
# Defamation Case

Jury begins deliberations in Depp vs Heard defamation trial

Updated 13 hours ago 16,570 Views 0 Comments

Both sides have claimed damage to their Hollywood careers.

Charities sound alarm as homeless figures reach 10,000 for first time since Covid lockdown
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Charities sound alarm as homeless figures reach 10,000 for first time since Covid lockdown

Updated 13 hours ago 23,072 Views 26 Comments

It’s the fourth consecutive month that a rise in the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has been recorded.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

13 hours ago 5,613 Views 0 Comments

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

No David Clifford as Kerry make two changes for Munster final against Limerick
# Face Off
From The42
# Face Off

No David Clifford as Kerry make two changes for Munster final against Limerick

14 hours ago 30,263 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, the Shannonsiders have named an unchanged team for Saturday’s battle.

Texas police 'wrong' not to breach door during Uvalde shooting, says top security official
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Texas police 'wrong' not to breach door during Uvalde shooting, says top security official

Updated 14 hours ago 40,052 Views 93 Comments

Texas Department of Public Safety director Steven McCraw apologised in an emotional press conference earlier today.

Analysis: How the NRA went from banning machine guns in 1934 to blocking most gun restrictions
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Analysis: How the NRA went from banning machine guns in 1934 to blocking most gun restrictions

14 hours ago 12,488 Views 15 Comments

Robert Spitzer says the controversial gun lobby group was considered somewhat moderate on gun laws but took a sharp right turn in the mid-1970s.

16-year-old boy missing from Dublin 8
# Appeal
# Appeal

16-year-old boy missing from Dublin 8

15 hours ago 16,018 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are asking for public’s assistance to find Callum Haverty.

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council
# Planning Law
# Planning Law

Street artists to make documentary about court battle with Dublin City Council

15 hours ago 7,905 Views 0 Comments

The group has been in a five-year court dispute over three murals around the city.

WATCH: Open Newsroom - The power of patient advocacy in healthcare
# Patient Power
# Patient Power

WATCH: Open Newsroom - The power of patient advocacy in healthcare

15 hours ago 3,883 Views 1 Comment

Watch our Open Newsroom session on how the patient advocacy movement could revolutionise health services – if they are listened to.

Two people hospitalised after pedestrian hit by motorcyclist in Dublin city centre
# Amiens Street
# Amiens Street

Two people hospitalised after pedestrian hit by motorcyclist in Dublin city centre

16 hours ago 30,068 Views 25 Comments

The incident occured on Amiens Street at approximately 1.20pm this afternoon

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?

16 hours ago 2,958 Views 4 Comments

Unsure what Sláintecare is? Listen in to hear Liam Doran explain to presenter Michelle Hennessy.

Have you seen Jodie? 17-year-old missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Jodie? 17-year-old missing from Dublin

17 hours ago 10,141 Views 0 Comments

Jodie Burns is missing from Dublin 1 since Monday.

Jury sent home for the weekend in theft trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

Jury sent home for the weekend in theft trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn

17 hours ago 5,273 Views 0 Comments

The jury deliberated for about three hours before suspending deliberations this afternoon.

Overwhelming majority of Ukrainian arrivals to Ireland are women and children
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Overwhelming majority of Ukrainian arrivals to Ireland are women and children

17 hours ago 11,409 Views 4 Comments

Only 14% of arrivals were men over the age of 19.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

17 hours ago 21,849 Views 8 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention?

Investigation finds 'uncontrollable spin' caused 2019 plane crash in Kildare, killing pilots
# Inquest
# Inquest

Investigation finds 'uncontrollable spin' caused 2019 plane crash in Kildare, killing pilots

17 hours ago 13,086 Views 3 Comments

The investigation by the Air Accident Investigation Unit found no structural faults with the aircraft.

New stars Dossen and Eagleson secure European Championship medals for Ireland
# The Eagle Has Landed
From The42
# The Eagle Has Landed

New stars Dossen and Eagleson secure European Championship medals for Ireland

Updated 18 hours ago 13,935 Views 3 Comments

Eagleson, who had never before competed as a senior in any competition, is now an Elite European Championship medallist.

Claire Byrne Live to end after seven years this Monday
# That's All Folks
# That's All Folks

Claire Byrne Live to end after seven years this Monday

18 hours ago 33,390 Views 45 Comments

Claire Byrne said that she would be moving away from the programme to focus on her radio show.

Fine Gael senator John McGahon found not guilty of assault outside Dundalk bar in 2018
# Court
# Court

Fine Gael senator John McGahon found not guilty of assault outside Dundalk bar in 2018

19 hours ago 27,526 Views 0 Comments

The defendant pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

Aaron Brady trial transcripts to be removed from Facebook by “close of day”, court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Aaron Brady trial transcripts to be removed from Facebook by “close of day”, court hears

19 hours ago 15,579 Views 0 Comments

The Director of Public Prosecutions raised concerns that the court transcripts had been posted online by Brady’s father.

Sign up for Inside the Newsroom, the monthly email for supporters of The Journal
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# Newsletter

Sign up for Inside the Newsroom, the monthly email for supporters of The Journal

20 hours ago 3,395 Views 0 Comments

Go behind the scenes with highlights and previews of our biggest stories.

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?
# Tgip-housing
# Tgip-housing

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?

21 hours ago 3,910 Views 10 Comments

The housing crisis is perhaps the most severe problem facing Ireland today. Is there any end in sight?

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