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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

23 minutes ago 733 Views 1 Comment

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

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

38 minutes ago 2,591 Views 0 Comments

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

Galway man Gabriel Dossen secures European medal as he advances to semis
# Medal Alert
From The42
# Medal Alert

Galway man Gabriel Dossen secures European medal as he advances to semis

1 hour ago 1,557 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old will take home at least bronze from his first ever major international tournament as a senior.

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# Newsletter

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

1 hour ago 929 Views 0 Comments

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

Boris Johnson insists he’ll survive partygate, as ministerial aide resigns over ‘toxic culture’
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson insists he’ll survive partygate, as ministerial aide resigns over ‘toxic culture’

1 hour ago 4,251 Views 2 Comments

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

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?

2 hours ago 1,273 Views 4 Comments

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

Northern Ireland business leaders tell US delegation compromise is needed over Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Northern Ireland business leaders tell US delegation compromise is needed over Protocol

2 hours ago 2,733 Views 4 Comments

The US Congressional group met business organisations as their last engagement on their trip to the island of Ireland.

The Journal and Noteworthy receive 15 nominations for Justice Media Awards
# Awards
# Awards

The Journal and Noteworthy receive 15 nominations for Justice Media Awards

2 hours ago 1,296 Views 0 Comments

It received more nominations than any other publication.

Bus Connects launches new 24-hour service serving north Dublin
# New Bus Routes
# New Bus Routes

Bus Connects launches new 24-hour service serving north Dublin

2 hours ago 8,934 Views 6 Comments

The N4 will be the sixth 24-hour Dublin Bus service.

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Bank of Ireland apologises after customers report difficulties buying Springsteen tickets
# Banking In The Dark
# Banking In The Dark

Bank of Ireland apologises after customers report difficulties buying Springsteen tickets

3 hours ago 11,392 Views 9 Comments

Tickets went on sale at 8am for the singer’s Dublin shows in 2023.

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught

Updated 3 hours ago 8,704 Views 12 Comments

Zelenskyy said that its bombardment in Donbas could leave the entire region “uninhabited”.

Texas police face scrutiny over 'late' elementary school massacre response
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Texas police face scrutiny over 'late' elementary school massacre response

Updated 3 hours ago 21,928 Views 71 Comments

Parents grew frantic as the attack was unfolding as police seemed to wait on reinforcements before entering the school.

Furlong and Lowe start as Leinster name unchanged team for Champions Cup final
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Furlong and Lowe start as Leinster name unchanged team for Champions Cup final

3 hours ago 13,951 Views 43 Comments

La Rochelle boss Ronan O’Gara has named influential second row Will Skelton in his starting XV.

Poll: What's your favourite way to eat potatoes?
# Spuds
# Spuds

Poll: What's your favourite way to eat potatoes?

3 hours ago 15,471 Views 26 Comments

Boil ‘em, mash ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew.

Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21
# Texas
# Texas

Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21

3 hours ago 9,422 Views 18 Comments

Former US president Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that he will attend the NRA meeting.

Communication of plans for special needs education ‘less than ideal’, Harris says
# Special Education Centres
# Special Education Centres

Communication of plans for special needs education ‘less than ideal’, Harris says

4 hours ago 3,566 Views 1 Comment

The Higher Education minister said it’s “absolutely essential” that the number of special education classes in mainstream schools is increased.

Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences
# Irish Guards
# Irish Guards

Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences

4 hours ago 10,347 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Guards are a regiment who guard royal palaces as part of their duties.

Doubt cast on North Korea’s claim of just 69 coronavirus deaths
# North Korea
# North Korea

Doubt cast on North Korea’s claim of just 69 coronavirus deaths

5 hours ago 5,456 Views 4 Comments

The secretive country has admitted that more than three million have reported sick with fevers but said only a few dozen have died.

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

HSE to take delivery of vaccines to combat monkeypox and may roll out vaccination programme

5 hours ago 11,821 Views 17 Comments

Reid said Ireland had secured an order of vaccines for monkeypox and these would be delivered “shortly”.

Man allegedly dies of asphyxiation by teargas bomb after police arrest in Brazil
# Umbauba
# Umbauba

Man allegedly dies of asphyxiation by teargas bomb after police arrest in Brazil

6 hours ago 5,045 Views 0 Comments

A video shows 38-year-old Genivaldo de Jesus Santos being arrested and placed in the boot of a federal highway police vehicle.

Sunny weather forecast for the weekend ahead, with highs of 20 degrees
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Sunny weather forecast for the weekend ahead, with highs of 20 degrees

7 hours ago 10,967 Views 6 Comments

Met Éireann is forecasting bright, clear days over the weekend.

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks
# Housing
# Housing

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks

7 hours ago 9,280 Views 15 Comments

Local property tax data will give an up-to-date picture of vacancy rates in Ireland.

Three in five people believe they will have to cut back on food spending over the coming year
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Three in five people believe they will have to cut back on food spending over the coming year

7 hours ago 5,831 Views 14 Comments

Consumer pessimism is at its highest level for nine years.

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro praise Ray Liotta following actor’s death
# Goodfellas
# Goodfellas

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro praise Ray Liotta following actor’s death

8 hours ago 17,420 Views 8 Comments

The director said he would ‘always be proud’ of the work the pair did together, adding the passing had come ‘way too early’.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

8 hours ago 14,421 Views 5 Comments

An action-filled weekend awaits.

Teenage cyclist critically injured after collision with a car in Waterford
# Dungarvan
# Dungarvan

Teenage cyclist critically injured after collision with a car in Waterford

8 hours ago 16,203 Views 1 Comment

The cyclist remains in a critical condition.

Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens
# Dentists
# Dentists

Nation's oral health at risk as children not seeing a dentist until their teens

9 hours ago 6,912 Views 18 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said not everyone is getting the high-quality dental care they deserve.

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?

15 hours ago 15,994 Views 24 Comments
  • The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
  • Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
  • We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.

Yesterday’s News

Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies aged 60
# RIP
# RIP

Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies aged 60

16 hours ago 27,106 Views 22 Comments

Fletcher was born in 1961 in Nottingham and was a founding member of Depeche Mode.

Former garda jailed for four years for sexual assaults on younger sister
# Courts
# Courts

Former garda jailed for four years for sexual assaults on younger sister

16 hours ago 31,613 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to five counts of indecent assault and five counts of unlawful carnal knowledge of his sister.

Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'

17 hours ago 54,126 Views 26 Comments

19 students and two teachers were shot dead by a gunman at around midday local time on Tuesday.

Varadkar to bring memo to Cabinet next month on introducing a living wage
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Varadkar to bring memo to Cabinet next month on introducing a living wage

17 hours ago 22,050 Views 36 Comments

‘What I want to do is bring in a living wage, do it as quickly as possible, but not in a way that has unintended consequences,’ the Tánaiste said.

BBC Four and CBBC TV channels to close as part of further cuts at broadcaster
# Bbc Cuts
# Bbc Cuts

BBC Four and CBBC TV channels to close as part of further cuts at broadcaster

17 hours ago 20,677 Views 25 Comments

The corporation needs to save an additional £285 million after the Culture Secretary announced the licence fee will be frozen for the next two years.

Trump ordered to testify in New York civil investigation
# Trump Investigation
# Trump Investigation

Trump ordered to testify in New York civil investigation

18 hours ago 20,928 Views 0 Comments

The former US president’s lawyers had argued that ordering Donald Trump and his two eldest children to testify violated their constitutional rights.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

18 hours ago 5,649 Views 0 Comments

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

'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments
# PAC
# PAC

'Outrageous': Over 75s face average wait of 20 hours in some Emergency Departments

Updated 19 hours ago 23,607 Views 56 Comments

PAC Chair Brian Stanley said wait times in emergency departments is an intolerable situation in a well funded health system.

Celebrities pay tribute to Goodfellas star Ray Liotta who has died aged 67
# RIP
# RIP

Celebrities pay tribute to Goodfellas star Ray Liotta who has died aged 67

19 hours ago 88,300 Views 59 Comments

His agent confirmed he had died in his sleep while filming a new movie in the Dominican Republic.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

19 hours ago 11,767 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

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