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Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race

27 minutes ago 339 Views 0 Comments

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under two-term President Uhuru Kenyatta.

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line

1 hour ago 22,706 Views 36 Comments

The defence ministry said it was looking to establish the reason for the explosions but indicated the airfield was not targeted in an attack.

Shamrock Rovers beat Shkupi to guarantee European group stage football
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Shamrock Rovers beat Shkupi to guarantee European group stage football

1 hour ago 12,015 Views 13 Comments

A 2-1 win away from home means Rovers will face Ferencvaros for a spot in the Europa League, with a spot in the Conference League guaranteed.

‘Primary suspect’ held over killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico
# Albuquerque
# Albuquerque

‘Primary suspect’ held over killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico

1 hour ago 4,533 Views 0 Comments

Four people, three originally from Pakistan and one from Afghanistan, have been killed.

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Cork since July
# Peter O'loughlin
# Peter O'loughlin

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Cork since July

1 hour ago 6,437 Views 0 Comments

Peter has been missing from his home at Lee Road, Cork, since Monday 4 July.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

2 hours ago 2,569 Views 0 Comments

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

€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition
# Clare
# Clare

€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition

2 hours ago 14,930 Views 43 Comments

Construction is planned to start later this year.

Search for Ukrainian refugee (11) reported missing from Dublin home
# Marharyta Konissarova
# Marharyta Konissarova

Search for Ukrainian refugee (11) reported missing from Dublin home

3 hours ago 19,965 Views 1 Comment

Marharyta has only been in Ireland for three months.

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81

3 hours ago 5,040 Views 4 Comments

Dozier was the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced dozens of Motown hits.

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72
# RIP
# RIP

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72

4 hours ago 12,639 Views 3 Comments

The punk band said they were “saddened beyond words” to share the news.

Family and gardaí concerned for welfare of 35-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí concerned for welfare of 35-year-old man missing from Dublin

5 hours ago 21,582 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Fagan has been missing from the Cabinteely area of Dublin since Monday, 8 August.

Consultant role to assist Sport Ireland in developing transgender policy goes unfilled
# SPORT IRELAND
# SPORT IRELAND

Consultant role to assist Sport Ireland in developing transgender policy goes unfilled

5 hours ago 8,155 Views 0 Comments

Chief Executive of Sport Ireland Dr Una May said Sport Ireland wants to provide governing bodies with general guidance and support.

Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told
# GAA
# GAA

Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told

Updated 5 hours ago 33,290 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he was “shocked and saddened” by the news of Quirke’s passing.

Puck Fair goat may be given fan to cope with heatwave amid cruelty concerns
# Kerry
# Kerry

Puck Fair goat may be given fan to cope with heatwave amid cruelty concerns

5 hours ago 27,158 Views 47 Comments

Traditionally the wild goat spends three days and three nights on a tall stand overlooking the town of Killorglin.

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far
# Trump
# Trump

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far

5 hours ago 12,449 Views 0 Comments

The FBI searched the premises yesterday.

Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life
# Dry Run Mike
From The42
# Dry Run Mike

Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life

5 hours ago 26,838 Views 6 Comments

‘Mike’ will stream on Hulu and Disney+ later this month, but Tyson was not consulted on, or compensated for, the dramatic depiction of his early years.

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster
# Hot Spell
# Hot Spell

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster

7 hours ago 76,746 Views 42 Comments

The warning is to stay in place until Sunday morning.

Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports
# Electricity Shortage
# Electricity Shortage

Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports

7 hours ago 13,740 Views 11 Comments

Chief Executive of Sport Ireland Dr Una May says they are conscious that sports bodies could potentially be impacted.

GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement
# Clones
# Clones

GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement

7 hours ago 23,468 Views 0 Comments

GSOC received a referral under the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, from a Garda Superintendent in Monaghan.

Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears
# Ballybunion Tragedy
# Ballybunion Tragedy

Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears

7 hours ago 15,899 Views 0 Comments

Mourners were told of Dessie Byrne’s ‘wicked sense of humour’ and Muriel Eriksson’s ‘loving, caring’ nature.

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?

8 hours ago 12,831 Views 28 Comments

The number of evictions this year has increased significantly, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire

Updated 8 hours ago 16,519 Views 11 Comments

The US Open is expected to be the 23-time grand-slam champion’s final tournament.

Court hears of Giggs' alleged affairs as assault trial continues
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Court hears of Giggs' alleged affairs as assault trial continues

Updated 8 hours ago 24,457 Views 0 Comments

Kate Greville claimed she discovered the former footballer’s affairs shortly before she decided to leave him.

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July

9 hours ago 7,690 Views 24 Comments

Arctic sea ice cover meanwhile was 4% lower than average.

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach handed life ban over sexually inappropriate conduct
# Toni Minichiello
From The42
# Toni Minichiello

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach handed life ban over sexually inappropriate conduct

9 hours ago 16,400 Views 1 Comment

Toni Minichiello has been banned from athletics for life after an investigation.

Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts
# Banking
# Banking

Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts

9 hours ago 10,783 Views 10 Comments

Ulster Bank credit cards will no longer work from March 2023.

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid

Updated 11 hours ago 12,962 Views 22 Comments

Israel agreed to a truce with Palestinian militants in Gaza at the weekend.

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84
# RIP
# RIP

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

12 hours ago 11,709 Views 4 Comments

He established the Miyake Design Studio in Tokyo in 1970 before making his mark on Paris.

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms
# Anne Heche
# Anne Heche

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms

13 hours ago 47,430 Views 8 Comments

The 53-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident on Friday morning.

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers
# South Korea
# South Korea

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers

13 hours ago 12,312 Views 0 Comments

Six others are missing after the heavy rain hit South Korea’s capital.

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI

Updated 13 hours ago 50,066 Views 101 Comments

The FBI declined to comment on whether the search was happening or what it might be for.

People will be able to leave WhatsApp groups without alerting others under new privacy update
# Group Chat
# Group Chat

People will be able to leave WhatsApp groups without alerting others under new privacy update

14 hours ago 26,834 Views 14 Comments

Users will also be able to hide that they are online as part of the new features.

Poll: What's your favourite Grease song?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's your favourite Grease song?

14 hours ago 22,173 Views 27 Comments

The film’s star Olivia Newton-John has died.

Taiwan accuses China of preparing invasion as it holds defence drill
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan accuses China of preparing invasion as it holds defence drill

16 hours ago 12,016 Views 14 Comments

China launched its largest-ever air and sea exercises around Taiwan last week.

Shamrock Rovers face Shkupi on the cusp of big European achievement - just don't expect to see it on TV
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Shamrock Rovers face Shkupi on the cusp of big European achievement - just don't expect to see it on TV

16 hours ago 22,766 Views 19 Comments

Shamrock Rovers can guarantee group stage football by progressing through the Europa League against Shkupi tonight.

Tributes paid to actress and singer Olivia Newton-John who has died aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to actress and singer Olivia Newton-John who has died aged 73

Updated 16 hours ago 109,576 Views 36 Comments

Newton-John shot to fame playing Sandy in the film Grease.

Owners leaving dogs at shelters citing mental health issues, housing problems and cost of living
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Owners leaving dogs at shelters citing mental health issues, housing problems and cost of living

16 hours ago 26,743 Views 20 Comments

Animals in pounds that can’t be rehomed are often put down.

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn

17 hours ago 20,968 Views 17 Comments

Increase in late-night services across the public transport network is being kept under review, Dept of Transport tells The Journal.

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