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11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire
# Tivaouane
# Tivaouane

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire

51 minutes ago 2,831 Views 2 Comments

A local politician said the tragedy was caused by “a short circuit”.

Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US
# Abortion Ban
# Abortion Ban

Oklahoma governor signs strictest abortion ban in the US

1 hour ago 6,696 Views 15 Comments

Abortion providers have said they will stop performing the procedure as soon as the bill is signed.

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
# Housing
# Housing

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

1 hour ago 9,995 Views 22 Comments

A new study has found that more than half of renting households receive State support.

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed

2 hours ago 10,708 Views 8 Comments

Details of how the mass shooting took place are beginning to emerge.

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency
# ECDC
# ECDC

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency

2 hours ago 5,429 Views 10 Comments

Monkeypox symptoms usually clear up after two to four weeks, and it is not usually fatal.

'How to murder your husband' writer found guilty of killing husband
# Murder She Wrote
# Murder She Wrote

'How to murder your husband' writer found guilty of killing husband

2 hours ago 13,232 Views 0 Comments

The author of “The Wrong Husband” and “The Wrong Lover,” had been struggling financially before she shot her husband twice.

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs
# Housing Costs
# Housing Costs

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs

2 hours ago 6,343 Views 18 Comments

The new report by the Economic and Social Research Institute looks at housing supports for low-income renters.

Robbie Henshaw tapped into Michael Jordan mindset to shine in Champions Cup semi-final
# Last Dance
From The42
# Last Dance

Robbie Henshaw tapped into Michael Jordan mindset to shine in Champions Cup semi-final

Updated 2 hours ago 7,637 Views 1 Comment

The centre used Jordan documentary The Last Dance as inspiration to overcome illness and play a key role against Toulouse.

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting
# Texas
# Texas

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting

3 hours ago 17,879 Views 43 Comments

19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting on Tuesday.

Zelenskyy rebukes West as Russia closes in on key Ukraine city
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Zelenskyy rebukes West as Russia closes in on key Ukraine city

3 hours ago 13,964 Views 19 Comments

The Ukrainian president called out the international community for paying too much attention to Russia’s interests and too little to Ukraine’s.

Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey

4 hours ago 9,735 Views 6 Comments

The poll also found that 48% support for Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK.

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says
# EPA
# EPA

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says

5 hours ago 15,031 Views 9 Comments

The gas is linked to around 350 new cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year.

Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
# Inside Look
# Inside Look

Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape

11 hours ago 19,383 Views 12 Comments
  • Surging inflation and global supply chain issues are creating challenges for the new National Children's Hospital, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The Journal visited the site in Dublin 8, where construction is well underway.
  • New features in the hospital include robots to transport materials and a tablet at each bed.

Yesterday’s News

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody

12 hours ago 27,184 Views 0 Comments

Iancu Nicola (30) mugged the victim as she was collecting post from the postbox outside her home.

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’
# Passport Delays
# Passport Delays

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’

Updated 12 hours ago 37,965 Views 55 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting that passport delays were a serious issue.

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks

12 hours ago 4,037 Views 3 Comments

The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.

Roma beat Feyenoord to win inaugural Europa Conference League
# I Am Jose Mourinho
From The42
# I Am Jose Mourinho

Roma beat Feyenoord to win inaugural Europa Conference League

12 hours ago 19,000 Views 22 Comments

Jose Mourinho steered the club to their first-ever major European trophy.

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform
# Police Reform
# Police Reform

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform

12 hours ago 7,175 Views 13 Comments

The date of the signing is highly symbolic, coming exactly two years after Floyd’s death, which triggered huge nationwide demonstrations.

Have you seen missing person Kieran Moans?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing person Kieran Moans?

13 hours ago 16,101 Views 0 Comments

Kieran is described as being 5’ 8” in height with a slim build. He has black/greying hair, green eyes and a stubbly beard.

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum

Updated 13 hours ago 29,931 Views 17 Comments

The war has entered its fourth month.

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity

13 hours ago 5,851 Views 2 Comments

A HSE spokesperson said that in exceptional circumstances this may be in the best interest of the adolescent at that time.

Cannabis worth €2.8 million seized at Rosslare Europort
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €2.8 million seized at Rosslare Europort

14 hours ago 10,837 Views 24 Comments

The drugs were discovered concealed within a consignment of vegetables.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

14 hours ago 4,031 Views 0 Comments

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

Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers
# Banking
# Banking

Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers

15 hours ago 14,331 Views 6 Comments

The energy supplier has raised concerns about the ‘cumbersome’ paper-based process of switching some 65,000 customers.

Larry Donnelly: When it comes to guns, America is broken
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: When it comes to guns, America is broken

15 hours ago 17,105 Views 25 Comments

Larry Donnelly writes about his despair and anger after the most recent school shooting in the USA, in which 19 children were killed.

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated 15 hours ago 64,802 Views 35 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".
Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears
# John McGahon
# John McGahon

Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears

15 hours ago 23,566 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Senator John McGahon is on trial in Dundalk after pleading not guilty to a charge of assault.

Model Kate Moss testifies in Depp-Heard defamation trial
# Evidence
# Evidence

Model Kate Moss testifies in Depp-Heard defamation trial

16 hours ago 27,853 Views 0 Comments

She appeared by videolink to give evidence that lasted only two minutes.

Father of Santina Cawley pleads guilty to assaulting ex partner found guilty of her murder
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father of Santina Cawley pleads guilty to assaulting ex partner found guilty of her murder

16 hours ago 26,315 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington has vehemently denied any responsibility in relation to the death of the child

Mayo's injury list the major concern ahead of Monaghan test
# The42 GAA Weekly
From The42
# The42 GAA Weekly

Mayo's injury list the major concern ahead of Monaghan test

Updated 18 hours ago 20,200 Views 1 Comment

Marc Ó Sé believes Mayo will have enough for Monaghan if they can overcome their fitness concerns.

Taoiseach at Davos: 'Wind is Ireland's oil and that's how we're going to play it'
# Swiss Teesh
# Swiss Teesh

Taoiseach at Davos: 'Wind is Ireland's oil and that's how we're going to play it'

18 hours ago 28,753 Views 51 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking to Bloomberg TV at the World Economic Forum.

Johnson believes he should remain as Prime Minister following damning Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson believes he should remain as Prime Minister following damning Sue Gray report

Updated 18 hours ago 40,680 Views 40 Comments

Sue Gray’s official report into the partygate scandal said the ‘senior leadership’ in No 10 must take responsibility.

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers
# Housing
# Housing

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers

Updated 19 hours ago 40,691 Views 83 Comments

The housing minister says the scheme aims to bring into use 80,000 un-commenced planning permissions.

Teenager missing from Co Kildare found safe and well
# Located
# Located

Teenager missing from Co Kildare found safe and well

19 hours ago 20,634 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public and the media for its assistance.

Unionists seethe at 'meddling Americans' as Richie Neal and Co. visit Derry
# Perfect Foyle
# Perfect Foyle

Unionists seethe at 'meddling Americans' as Richie Neal and Co. visit Derry

Updated 19 hours ago 41,007 Views 33 Comments
  • Neal angered unionists yesterday by saying that issues around the Protocol were 'manufactured'.
  • Asked about his upcoming meeting with DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson, Neal said they have known each other 'for a long time'.
  • The nine-strong US delegation today visited the Derry Girls mural as well as the city's walls and Peace Bridge.
'If everyone was the same, life would be dull' - Kenny has no issues with Obafemi as he returns to Irish squad
# Reunited
From The42
# Reunited

'If everyone was the same, life would be dull' - Kenny has no issues with Obafemi as he returns to Irish squad

20 hours ago 20,202 Views 5 Comments

Kenny today named a 27-man squad for four Nations League fixtures next month.

Thousands of people with alopecia can benefit from €500 grant to buy wig
# Wig Grant
# Wig Grant

Thousands of people with alopecia can benefit from €500 grant to buy wig

20 hours ago 14,133 Views 10 Comments

The government grant will go to people who suffer hair loss due to illness.

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests
# US
# US

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests

20 hours ago 32,089 Views 14 Comments

Governor Brian Kemp easily defeated Donald Trump’s hand-picked challenger in the critical swing state.

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