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Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?
# Dail Arithmetic
# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?

6 minutes ago 418 Views 0 Comments

Absolutely not, according to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist

9 minutes ago 445 Views 0 Comments

The man also denied lying to gardaí when he said he wanted to calm the situation and break up the fight.

Court hears how a woman harassed former a TD and a community activist
# Court
# Court

Court hears how a woman harassed former a TD and a community activist

27 minutes ago 1,765 Views 0 Comments

The accused sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban
# Order
# Order

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban

1 hour ago 5,222 Views 6 Comments

The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry.

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs

1 hour ago 2,301 Views 0 Comments

Adenovirus type 41 is under investigation as it typically presents as diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet

1 hour ago 6,411 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the prosecution has three witnesses and CCTV evidence.

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

1 hour ago 8,473 Views 31 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

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

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

Updated 1 hour ago 4,068 Views 4 Comments

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

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp
# Assault
From The42
# Assault

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp

1 hour ago 10,009 Views 13 Comments

30-year-old season ticket holder Robert Biggs has been handed a 24-week sentence.

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo
# Seized
# Seized

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo

2 hours ago 5,245 Views 9 Comments

The contraband represents 80 to 100 slaughtered elephants.

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?

2 hours ago 16,987 Views 10 Comments

The virus usually spreads only in Central and West Africa.

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as Red Cross registers hundreds as prisoners of war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as Red Cross registers hundreds as prisoners of war

Updated 3 hours ago 13,232 Views 4 Comments
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • The US President is set to discuss Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids with the countries' leaders in Washington.
  • Finance ministers from G7 nations will meet in Germany today to try and find a solution for Kyiv's budget troubles.
Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October
# Down The Aisle
# Down The Aisle

Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October

3 hours ago 13,783 Views 8 Comments

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was president in 2003-2010 and leads Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls heading into Brazil’s election in October.

One person injured in Germany school shooting
# Bremerhaven
# Bremerhaven

One person injured in Germany school shooting

3 hours ago 6,237 Views 1 Comment

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 3 hours ago 48,367 Views 24 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 3 hours ago 19,323 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

4 hours ago 11,696 Views 43 Comments

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

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

4 hours ago 12,640 Views 6 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

5 hours ago 8,567 Views 6 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

6 hours ago 19,740 Views 22 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

6 hours ago 5,726 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

6 hours ago 18,380 Views 24 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

6 hours ago 23,632 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

6 hours ago 5,308 Views 4 Comments

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

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

7 hours ago 7,222 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

7 hours ago 19,886 Views 20 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

8 hours ago 9,438 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

9 hours ago 20,399 Views 21 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

9 hours ago 4,382 Views 0 Comments

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

'You're really not supposed to use them': Expert critical of sale of metal detectors in supermarket
# Special Offer
# Special Offer

'You're really not supposed to use them': Expert critical of sale of metal detectors in supermarket

10 hours ago 133 Views 0 Comments

The items were seen at a leading chain recently.

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

10 hours ago 13,763 Views 3 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

16 hours ago 14,983 Views 23 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

17 hours ago 34,752 Views 41 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 18 hours ago 75,058 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

18 hours ago 28,719 Views 25 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

18 hours ago 14,883 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

19 hours ago 9,115 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

20 hours ago 80,697 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 20 hours ago 18,300 Views 10 Comments

The UK is seeking to unilaterally change the Withdrawal Agreement.

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