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Today’s News

One person injured in Germany school shooting
# Bremerhaven
# Bremerhaven

One person injured in Germany school shooting

19 minutes ago 1,296 Views 0 Comments

Police said the suspected gunman has been arrested and is in police custody.

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar
# Brexit
# Brexit

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar

Updated 20 minutes ago 31,930 Views 14 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would only affect a few Irish ‘farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks’, Truss allegedly said.

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments

Updated 33 minutes ago 11,263 Views 0 Comments

Barrister David Sherborne, representing Coleen Rooney, makes his closing remarks on the final day of the trial.

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
# NMH VOTE
# NMH VOTE

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs

44 minutes ago 3,890 Views 18 Comments

The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

47 minutes ago 1,188 Views 0 Comments

Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

1 hour ago 6,754 Views 5 Comments

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home

2 hours ago 5,252 Views 3 Comments

Pensioner Christopher Hall was found in his home by his daughter.

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary
# Dr Oz
# Dr Oz

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary

2 hours ago 13,763 Views 17 Comments

Trump urged Dr Oz, who he has endorsed, to declare victory in Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

2 hours ago 4,226 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

Aviva Stadium to host 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals
# Final Destination
From The42
# Final Destination

Aviva Stadium to host 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals

2 hours ago 13,351 Views 20 Comments

The finals were originally scheduled to be staged at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
# US Courts
# US Courts

'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband

3 hours ago 17,359 Views 0 Comments

Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible

3 hours ago 3,957 Views 4 Comments

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report showed that last year the body dealt with 2,189 complaints in 2021.

Biden to host leaders of Finland and Sweden as Scholz says 'no shortcuts' to Ukraine EU membership
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden to host leaders of Finland and Sweden as Scholz says 'no shortcuts' to Ukraine EU membership

3 hours ago 7,146 Views 1 Comment
  • The US President will discuss the countries' Nato membership bids in Washington.
  • Ukraine has pledged to do "everything necessary" to rescue the remaining fighters in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.
  • Finance ministers from G7 nations will meet in Germany today to try and find a solution for Kyiv's budget troubles.
One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation
# Operation Brookweed
# Operation Brookweed

One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation

4 hours ago 5,911 Views 0 Comments

A further four men have been released without charge.

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage

4 hours ago 16,570 Views 17 Comments

The shortage has left many parents frantic and fearful their infants may starve.

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues

5 hours ago 7,459 Views 1 Comment

Aaron O’Callaghan and Gareth Shaw — team-mates of the trio at the 2006 European Youths — recount their journey to the top.

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America
# Health
# Health

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America

5 hours ago 18,243 Views 16 Comments

Britain has confirmed nine cases of the virus since 6 May, and the United States verified its first on Wednesday.

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

6 hours ago 3,913 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

7 hours ago 12,614 Views 2 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

Trains, planes and automobiles: Irish ministerial transport emitted 400 tonnes of carbon last year
# Travel
# Travel

Trains, planes and automobiles: Irish ministerial transport emitted 400 tonnes of carbon last year

13 hours ago 14,049 Views 21 Comments
  • An analysis by The Journal has found that ministers emitted 406 tonnes of CO2 equivalent between them last year.
  • The final figure is an under-reporting of the true number because multiple departments did not release full data.
  • Details released also show that eight ministers used public transport at least once in 2021.

Yesterday’s News

Eintracht Frankfurt edge Rangers on penalties to claim Europa League glory in Seville
# Death Taxes And
From The42
# Death Taxes And

Eintracht Frankfurt edge Rangers on penalties to claim Europa League glory in Seville

14 hours ago 33,328 Views 39 Comments

Match-winner Rafael Borré had equalised in normal time after Joe Aribo gave the Scottish Premiership side a second-half lead.

Green Party suspends two TDs who supported Sinn Féin motion on public ownership of NMH
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Green Party suspends two TDs who supported Sinn Féin motion on public ownership of NMH

Updated 14 hours ago 73,645 Views 98 Comments

Losing the two TDs reduces the the government’s majority to just one vote.

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post
# Turkish Retweets
# Turkish Retweets

Twitter suspends over 300 accounts for ‘platform manipulation’ in connection with Donnelly post

15 hours ago 27,785 Views 24 Comments

A tweet from the health minister yesterday racked up hundreds of retweets from accounts that appeared to be based in Turkey.

Five remain in custody as probe into alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland continues
# Operation Brookweed
# Operation Brookweed

Five remain in custody as probe into alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland continues

15 hours ago 14,536 Views 0 Comments

Five men have been released without charge by detectives investigating alleged football match-fixing.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

16 hours ago 8,811 Views 1 Comment

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

'We do miss Ireland a lot' - CJ Stander well settled into life after rugby
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

'We do miss Ireland a lot' - CJ Stander well settled into life after rugby

17 hours ago 77,640 Views 21 Comments

Having made a shock decision to retire last year, Stander has no regrets.

Exasperation over UK actions but Irish officials don't expect Brussels to be 'bounced' into Protocol response
# Brexit
# Brexit

Exasperation over UK actions but Irish officials don't expect Brussels to be 'bounced' into Protocol response

Updated 17 hours ago 17,715 Views 10 Comments

The UK is seeking to unilaterally change the Withdrawal Agreement.

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well

17 hours ago 23,935 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí thanked the media and the public for their assistance in the matter.

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration
# Warning
# Warning

HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration

18 hours ago 32,004 Views 14 Comments

The HSE said it has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers.

Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building
# High Court
# High Court

Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building

18 hours ago 15,756 Views 11 Comments

The charity had been renovating the property to accommodate refugees from war-torn Ukraine.

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal

Updated 18 hours ago 56,530 Views 32 Comments

Meanwhile, Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol have been taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory.

Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state
# Gillian And Darren Milne
# Gillian And Darren Milne

Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state

19 hours ago 20,115 Views 32 Comments

No longer can it be an option for schools to say we’re not taking in children with special needs, the Taoiseach said.

Quiz: How much do you know about Derry Girls?
# Derry Girls
# Derry Girls

Quiz: How much do you know about Derry Girls?

19 hours ago 67,903 Views 22 Comments

I am a Derry Girl!

Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears
# George Gonzaga Bento
# George Gonzaga Bento

Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears

19 hours ago 10,173 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Lisa Thompson murder: Man comes forward to assist officers after leaving document at garda station
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Lisa Thompson murder: Man comes forward to assist officers after leaving document at garda station

19 hours ago 22,192 Views 0 Comments

Lisa (52) was discovered dead at her home in Sandyhill Gardens, Ballymun, last Tuesday 10 May.

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation

Updated 20 hours ago 16,544 Views 24 Comments

The proposals are almost universally opposed by political parties across the UK and Ireland as well as victims’ groups.

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

UK says it is ‘pushing ahead’ with Rwanda migrant plan

20 hours ago 10,329 Views 25 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel discussed progress on the agreement in a meeting with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta.

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts
# The Banks
# The Banks

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts

21 hours ago 34,771 Views 27 Comments

But bank officials said the lender will remain flexible and urged customers having difficulties to come forward immediately.

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