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Today’s News

Ukraine calls for de-militarisation of occupied nuclear plant
# Nuclear Risk
# Nuclear Risk

Ukraine calls for de-militarisation of occupied nuclear plant

4 minutes ago 124 Views 1 Comment

Russia occupied Zaporizhzhia, Europe’s largest atomic power complex, early in its invasion.

Davy Fitzgerald confirms he is leaving Cork coaching role
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Davy Fitzgerald confirms he is leaving Cork coaching role

1 hour ago 20,082 Views 6 Comments

The announcement comes a year after his appointment.

Poll: When do you think autumn should officially start?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When do you think autumn should officially start?

1 hour ago 11,875 Views 28 Comments

It’s August – but is it summer or autumn?

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in Dublin apartment at weekend
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in Dublin apartment at weekend

3 hours ago 9,331 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested at the weekend and is still being detained at a Dublin garda station.

Doctors 'struggling to get paid' due to payroll issues in hospital changeover, IMO says
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Doctors 'struggling to get paid' due to payroll issues in hospital changeover, IMO says

3 hours ago 7,874 Views 19 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors regularly move hospitals and must join a new payroll system each time.

Temperatures to stay in the 20s for most of this week ahead of possible heatwave
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Temperatures to stay in the 20s for most of this week ahead of possible heatwave

3 hours ago 10,649 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann said this week will be sunny and dry for the most part across the country.

SF's Ó Broin calls for urgent action to prevent homelessness amid spike in Notices to Quit
# Housing
# Housing

SF's Ó Broin calls for urgent action to prevent homelessness amid spike in Notices to Quit

4 hours ago 11,290 Views 62 Comments

From April 2021 until the end of June 451 investigations have been initiated by the RTB against landlords.

Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants holds overnight
# Gaza Israel Conflict
# Gaza Israel Conflict

Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants holds overnight

4 hours ago 3,869 Views 11 Comments

Since Friday, 43 Palenstinians have been killed with 300 more wounded in the conflict.

Truss and Sunak under pressure over plans to help UK households pay soaring bills
# Tory Election
# Tory Election

Truss and Sunak under pressure over plans to help UK households pay soaring bills

4 hours ago 5,057 Views 5 Comments

The response to the cost-of-living crisis is the main battleground for the UK Conservative leadership candidates.

Former Man United star Ryan Giggs goes on trial for assault
# Trial
From The42
# Trial

Former Man United star Ryan Giggs goes on trial for assault

4 hours ago 20,191 Views 0 Comments

The 48-year-old has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Government approves €75,000 funding for Abbeyleix Bog restoration
# Peatlands
# Peatlands

Government approves €75,000 funding for Abbeyleix Bog restoration

5 hours ago 9,525 Views 5 Comments

Restored peatlands play an important role in mitigating the effects of climate change.

Colombia’s first leftist president says ‘the war on drugs has failed’
# New President
# New President

Colombia’s first leftist president says ‘the war on drugs has failed’

5 hours ago 16,823 Views 19 Comments

Gustavo Petro was sworn into office yesterday.

China launches fresh military drills around Taiwan
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

China launches fresh military drills around Taiwan

6 hours ago 11,134 Views 22 Comments

Taiwan is also due to begin its own live-fire drills tomorrow.

US Senate passes key legislation aimed at tackling climate change
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

US Senate passes key legislation aimed at tackling climate change

6 hours ago 4,736 Views 1 Comment

US Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote after an all-night session.

Wind energy has provided 34% of Ireland’s power this year
# Renewables
# Renewables

Wind energy has provided 34% of Ireland’s power this year

6 hours ago 16,183 Views 47 Comments

July saw a two-fold increase in demand met by wind compared with the same period last year.

Lifting of Covid-19 measures a factor in surge of home break-ins
# Burglary Gangs
# Burglary Gangs

Lifting of Covid-19 measures a factor in surge of home break-ins

13 hours ago 20,213 Views 0 Comments

There has been a 35% rise in the first three months of the year compared to the same period last year.

Yesterday’s News

Leona Maguire enjoys best-ever finish at a major at Women's Open
# Landmark
From The42
# Landmark

Leona Maguire enjoys best-ever finish at a major at Women's Open

15 hours ago 33,688 Views 12 Comments

The Cavan golfer carded a flawless closing 66 to sign off in a tie for fourth.

Quiz: How much do you know about the paranormal in film and television?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the paranormal in film and television?

15 hours ago 26,488 Views 12 Comments

From aliens to ghosts, how much do you know?

Money Diaries: A clerical officer on €26K living in Co Meath
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A clerical officer on €26K living in Co Meath

17 hours ago 42,184 Views 9 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working and trying to save to start a family.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

17 hours ago 13,688 Views 0 Comments

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

Met Éireann says next week could see 'heatwave' conditions
# Weather
# Weather

Met Éireann says next week could see 'heatwave' conditions

18 hours ago 39,965 Views 23 Comments

High pressure is set to bring a prolonged spell of settled weather.

Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death
# UK
# UK

Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death

19 hours ago 39,369 Views 26 Comments

Archie had been in a coma since he was found unconscious by his mother on 7 April.

O'Dwyer's goal proves the difference as Kilkenny pip Cork at the death to take All-Ireland
# Camogie
From The42
# Camogie

O'Dwyer's goal proves the difference as Kilkenny pip Cork at the death to take All-Ireland

19 hours ago 21,413 Views 10 Comments

The Cats claimed their second title in three years.

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site
# Ukrainian War
# Ukrainian War

Four more ships of grain leave Ukraine as new strike hits nuclear site

19 hours ago 19,855 Views 29 Comments

Moscow and Kyiv blamed each other for a new strike at a Russian-occupied nuclear plant.

Israel agrees to truce as Gaza death toll rises to 31, including six children
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel agrees to truce as Gaza death toll rises to 31, including six children

Updated 20 hours ago 24,323 Views 9 Comments

The health ministry also said that 265 people in Gaza have been wounded since Friday.

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month
# Housing
# Housing

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month

21 hours ago 28,817 Views 28 Comments

Student beds are being provided by a number of universities as well as private providers.

Germany defender Nico Schulz under investigation for domestic violence
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Germany defender Nico Schulz under investigation for domestic violence

21 hours ago 19,990 Views 0 Comments

The Dortmund State Prosecutor confirmed that police had raided Schulz’s house to secure evidence after his ex-partner filed a complaint.

As it happened: Cork v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final From The42
Live 21 hours ago

As it happened: Cork v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final

Volunteers needed for depression helpline amid high demand post-lockdowns
# Aware
# Aware

Volunteers needed for depression helpline amid high demand post-lockdowns

22 hours ago 13,760 Views 2 Comments

There is also an increase in calls from people affected by the cost-of-living crisis.

Biden out of isolation after testing negative for Covid-19
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Biden out of isolation after testing negative for Covid-19

23 hours ago 7,512 Views 4 Comments

The US President had tested positive for Covid and returned to isolation on 30 July.

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race

23 hours ago 11,349 Views 24 Comments

Rishi Sunak said the cuts would not help the most vulnerable amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis.

Sinn Féin remains most popular party by wide margin, new poll shows
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party by wide margin, new poll shows

Sun 1:05 PM 51,407 Views 142 Comments

The Sunday Independent / Ireland Thinks poll shows approval for Sinn Féin at 35%.

Man arrested after body found in Drumcondra apartment
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested after body found in Drumcondra apartment

Sun 12:11 PM 44,622 Views 0 Comments

The body was discovered at an apartment on Achill Road yesterday evening.

Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Official confirms that 10 members of crisis-hit Sri Lankan team vanish from Commonwealth Games

Sun 12:08 PM 31,777 Views 8 Comments

Three of them – judoka Chamila Dilani, her manager Asela de Silva, and wrestler Shanith Chathuranga – had disappeared last week.

Russia-backed official in Ukraine dies after assassination attack
# Vitaly Gura
# Vitaly Gura

Russia-backed official in Ukraine dies after assassination attack

Updated Sun 12:05 PM 46,513 Views 20 Comments

Vitaly Gura was reportedly shot multiple times at his home yesterday.

17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot
# Matanzas
# Matanzas

17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot

Sun 11:57 AM 6,498 Views 3 Comments

Cuban authorities said an unidentified body had been found late last night.

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close
# Nancy Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close

Sun 11:44 AM 10,442 Views 17 Comments

Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Meath's Glory Days bring #SeriousSupport like never before
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Meath's Glory Days bring #SeriousSupport like never before

Sun 11:00 AM 11,729 Views 1 Comment

It’s a week since the Royals were crowned back-to-back All-Ireland senior champions after a remarkable journey.

Man charged in relation to alleged sexual assault on girl in Antrim
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man charged in relation to alleged sexual assault on girl in Antrim

Updated Sun 10:50 AM 24,533 Views 0 Comments

The man (18) is due to appear before Coleraine Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

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