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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'

1 hour ago 4,272 Views 7 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 2 hours ago 8,462 Views 31 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

2 hours ago 11,767 Views 13 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 2 hours ago 18,411 Views 10 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 3 hours ago 11,221 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 3 hours ago 18,599 Views 24 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

4 hours ago 3,622 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

4 hours ago 20,800 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 4 hours ago 34,792 Views 87 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

5 hours ago 8,134 Views 13 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

5 hours ago 11,259 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

6 hours ago 5,274 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

6 hours ago 2,523 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

7 hours ago 23,707 Views 24 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?

7 hours ago 1,995 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

7 hours ago 7,926 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

7 hours ago 3,810 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

7 hours ago 8,810 Views 3 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

8 hours ago 18,276 Views 6 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

8 hours ago 10,372 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 8 hours ago 11,756 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

9 hours ago 28,750 Views 41 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

9 hours ago 25,192 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

10 hours ago 13,411 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
# Newsletter
# Newsletter

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

10 hours ago 2,892 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?

11 hours ago 3,266 Views 10 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

11 hours ago 7,426 Views 10 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

11 hours ago 2,941 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

12 hours ago 21,166 Views 11 Comments

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

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

12 hours ago 21,360 Views 19 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 12 hours ago 11,990 Views 13 Comments

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

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

12 hours ago 23,050 Views 53 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?

13 hours ago 27,489 Views 38 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

13 hours ago 13,171 Views 21 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

13 hours ago 5,478 Views 3 Comments

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

14 hours ago 14,517 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

14 hours ago 7,276 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

14 hours ago 16,291 Views 20 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

16 hours ago 6,269 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.

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