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Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers
# Carbon Footprint
# Carbon Footprint

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers

3 hours ago 2,498 Views 3 Comments
  • Facebook has flagged advertisements from three Irish gas suppliers for not including a particular disclaimer, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Energia, Electric Ireland and Calor Ireland have run ads that encourage people to reduce their carbon footprint by becoming a customer.
  • Climate campaigners are calling for an EU-wide ban on fossil fuel advertising, which an Irish MEP says they would support.

Yesterday’s News

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’

5 hours ago 51,362 Views 12 Comments

The supporter was taken ill during the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham with the match suspended for 20 minutes.

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?

5 hours ago 18,847 Views 5 Comments

How about these succession plans.

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'

5 hours ago 21,894 Views 1 Comment

Hannah McLoughlin has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past few years, from adoring fan to Irish hockey star and Olympian.

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know
# Cop26
# Cop26

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know

6 hours ago 4,351 Views 10 Comments

“The main thing will be whether there is a willingness to do business or not.”

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85

7 hours ago 27,342 Views 16 Comments

During his lifetime, Kennelly wrote over 20 books of poetry, along with plays, novels and criticism.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

7 hours ago 5,409 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare

7 hours ago 24,992 Views 13 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to live with his parents rent-free while saving up for a deposit to buy his own house.

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery

7 hours ago 11,662 Views 4 Comments

The former Hurler of the Year appeared off the bench as Ballyea progressed to the Clare SHC semi-finals.

Teen due in court over Dublin city centre assault and robbery

Teen due in court over Dublin city centre assault and robbery

7 hours ago 21,705 Views 0 Comments

The injured man was taken to St James’ Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, says US religious group
# Christian Aid Ministries
# Christian Aid Ministries

17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, says US religious group

8 hours ago 9,545 Views 11 Comments

The missionaries were on their way home from building an orphanage, according to the Christian Aid Ministries

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'

Updated 8 hours ago 39,514 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal can reveal that many Traveller children are routinely put on 'reduced hours' at school - with at least one student on just 40 minutes a day
  • Reporters Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy work with Traveller focus groups to expose this issue
  • Over 60 children on one halting site in Munster received no digital supports during Covid lockdowns
'Maybe that somebody will come forward and help us': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Maybe that somebody will come forward and help us': The week in quotes

9 hours ago 6,855 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle

9 hours ago 16,650 Views 5 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99
# RIP
# RIP

President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99

10 hours ago 21,239 Views 10 Comments

Máire Mhac an tSaoi was one of the leading Irish language poets of the twentieth century

Bill Clinton released from hospital after infection treatment
# Urological Infection
# Urological Infection

Bill Clinton released from hospital after infection treatment

10 hours ago 23,946 Views 11 Comments

The former US president was admitted on Tuesday.

Heavy rain and landslides leave 18 dead in southern India
# Kerala
# Kerala

Heavy rain and landslides leave 18 dead in southern India

11 hours ago 5,507 Views 1 Comment

The National Disaster Response Force and the Indian Army deployed teams to help with rescue efforts in Kerala.

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says

12 hours ago 22,721 Views 50 Comments

She said UK/EU relations would be in a ‘difficult place’ if it was true No 10 always intended to ditch the protocol.

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'
# Modern Management
From The42
# Modern Management

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'

Updated 12 hours ago 27,005 Views 3 Comments

Keith Ricken and Andy Moran are vastly different stages of their careers, but both have been appointed senior inter-county managers for the first time.

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
# ECHR
# ECHR

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK

12 hours ago 20,418 Views 25 Comments

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

13 hours ago 16,492 Views 4 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

14 hours ago 25,426 Views 39 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error

14 hours ago 26,739 Views 7 Comments

A mistake from the Ireland goalkeeper helped Rotherham regain the lead in yesterday’s game.

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

14 hours ago 38,726 Views 29 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says
# David Amess
# David Amess

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says

Updated 15 hours ago 27,451 Views 8 Comments

It comes after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents on Friday.

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

15 hours ago 7,568 Views 4 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

16 hours ago 50,193 Views 130 Comments

A report has recommended that the licence fee should be replaced by exchequer funding.

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali

17 hours ago 10,593 Views 1 Comment

The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic.

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night

17 hours ago 23,537 Views 36 Comments

The Munster No10 won the game with a late conversion just minutes after seeing his clearance kick charged down for a Connacht try.

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

18 hours ago 26,477 Views 73 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall

18 hours ago 12,496 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

19 hours ago 29,265 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

19 hours ago 36,392 Views 71 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says
# Robert Durst
# Robert Durst

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says

19 hours ago 31,996 Views 8 Comments

Earlier this week, he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend.

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'
# Cork
# Cork

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'

20 hours ago 25,310 Views 38 Comments

The Cork Jazz Festival runs from 22-25 October.

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different
# Reds Issue
From The42
# Reds Issue

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different

20 hours ago 14,195 Views 2 Comments

Positive moves off the pitch have helped put the club on the right path again, but the Tolka Park issue still looms large.

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

21 hours ago 27,717 Views 6 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

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