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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

2 hours ago 3,088 Views 3 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

3 hours ago 10,250 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 3 hours ago 29,003 Views 48 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

3 hours ago 1,751 Views 0 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

4 hours ago 10,314 Views 18 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

4 hours ago 3,427 Views 8 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?

4 hours ago 10,975 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 5 hours ago 27,567 Views 19 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

5 hours ago 3,492 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

5 hours ago 6,968 Views 23 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

5 hours ago 2,650 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

6 hours ago 10,441 Views 5 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

6 hours ago 13,890 Views 24 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 7 hours ago 58,304 Views 34 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

7 hours ago 17,764 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

7 hours ago 21,427 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

7 hours ago 21,199 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 9 hours ago 17,609 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'

9 hours ago 24,977 Views 50 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 9 hours ago 38,667 Views 39 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 10 hours ago 35,683 Views 76 Comments

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

Have you seen missing teenager Mary Connors?
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Have you seen missing teenager Mary Connors?

10 hours ago 18,391 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí and Mary’s family are concerned for her welfare.

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 11 hours ago 37,992 Views 31 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

11 hours ago 17,451 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

11 hours ago 12,547 Views 7 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

11 hours ago 28,259 Views 14 Comments

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

Moscow says Ukrainian fighters to stand trial before possible swap
# Prisoner Exchange
# Prisoner Exchange

Moscow says Ukrainian fighters to stand trial before possible swap

12 hours ago 9,840 Views 11 Comments

Among the Ukrainian fighters who gave themselves up were members of the Azov regiment, a former paramilitary unit.

Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?

12 hours ago 8,441 Views 3 Comments

The shooting at Uvalde has once again raised the question of gun control in the US.

Obafemi returns, while Hamilton and Ebosele receive first call-ups as Kenny names squad for June
# New Kids
From The42
# New Kids

Obafemi returns, while Hamilton and Ebosele receive first call-ups as Kenny names squad for June

13 hours ago 15,016 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Cyrus Christie replaces the injured Matt Doherty in the 27-man squad.

'We had it out with each other' - Tough Munster conversations following Leinster defeat
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

'We had it out with each other' - Tough Munster conversations following Leinster defeat

14 hours ago 27,007 Views 21 Comments

Johann van Graan’s charges delivered a below-par performance against a fringe Leinster team last weekend.

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals

14 hours ago 7,666 Views 12 Comments

The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.

Rights group ‘strongly opposed’ to gardaí being granted facial-recognition technology
# New Powers
# New Powers

Rights group ‘strongly opposed’ to gardaí being granted facial-recognition technology

15 hours ago 16,588 Views 61 Comments

Civil liberties groups say it enables “mass surveillance”, the Minister for Justice disagrees.

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You

15 hours ago 2,105 Views 1 Comment

The Good Information Podcast looks at the evolving relationship between Ireland, the EU and China.

Poll: How do you feel about gardaí using facial recognition technology to identify suspects?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about gardaí using facial recognition technology to identify suspects?

16 hours ago 36,982 Views 66 Comments

Civil liberties groups have raised concerns about the technology being used by law enforcement.

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick
# Caherconlish
# Caherconlish

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick

16 hours ago 8,360 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made at around 8pm last night.

'We are being held hostage by 50 Senators' - Kerr, LeBron lead sports world fury after school shooting
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

'We are being held hostage by 50 Senators' - Kerr, LeBron lead sports world fury after school shooting

17 hours ago 37,803 Views 38 Comments

The Golden State Warriors coach refused to talk about his team’s NBA playoff match with the Dallas Mavericks.

Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school
# Texas
# Texas

Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school

Updated 19 hours ago 119,183 Views 151 Comments
  • The shooting took place at approximately midday local time in Texas.
  • Two adults were also killed during the incident at Robb Elementary in Uvalde County.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the 18-year-old gunman had also been killed.
Gardaí 'forced to wait over an hour' for armed support to arrive on dangerous scenes
# Armed Support
# Armed Support

Gardaí 'forced to wait over an hour' for armed support to arrive on dangerous scenes

20 hours ago 48,658 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí have described the waiting times as unacceptable.

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