Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 20°C Monday 15 August 2022

Today's News

Former Aussie PM accused of running 'shadow government' by giving himself ministerial posts
# Morrison
# Morrison

Former Aussie PM accused of running 'shadow government' by giving himself ministerial posts

18 minutes ago 1,786 Views 1 Comment

Morrison made himself minister of health, finance and resources, among other positions.

Larne FC suspend player pictured wearing t-shirt bearing pro-IRA slogan
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Larne FC suspend player pictured wearing t-shirt bearing pro-IRA slogan

1 hour ago 6,773 Views 0 Comments

John Herron has been suspended with immediate effect.

DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA issues new passenger advice, reducing time to arrive at Dublin Airport before a flight

1 hour ago 9,291 Views 5 Comments

The operator has said that “virtually all passengers” have moved through security in 30 mins this month.

Taliban celebrates 'day of conquest' to mark turbulent first year in power
# One Year On
# One Year On

Taliban celebrates 'day of conquest' to mark turbulent first year in power

1 hour ago 3,896 Views 8 Comments

While the Taliban is celebrating the anniversary, ordinary Afghans are facing increased hardships – especially women.

Poll: Would you support a ban on more data centres in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a ban on more data centres in Ireland?

2 hours ago 16,332 Views 33 Comments

Amazon has secured planning permission for two new data centres in Dublin.

Status Orange thunderstorm warning for most of the country today as heatwave breaks
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

Status Orange thunderstorm warning for most of the country today as heatwave breaks

Updated 3 hours ago 53,798 Views 15 Comments

A nationwide Status Orange thunderstorm warning is due to lapse at 9am this morning.

Iran 'categorically' denies link with Salman Rushdie attack but blames the author himself
# The Satanic Verses
# The Satanic Verses

Iran 'categorically' denies link with Salman Rushdie attack but blames the author himself

3 hours ago 6,874 Views 0 Comments

The prize-winning writer had spent years under police protection after Iranian leaders called for Rushdie’s killing over 30 years ago.

Oslo walrus Freya is euthanised after people ignored pleas to stay away from her
# Environment
# Environment

Oslo walrus Freya is euthanised after people ignored pleas to stay away from her

Updated 3 hours ago 29,353 Views 28 Comments

The walrus had made its way to the Norwegian capital and experts say it was experiencing excess stress

Death toll from Armenian blast rises to five with over 60 injured
# Yerevan
# Yerevan

Death toll from Armenian blast rises to five with over 60 injured

3 hours ago 6,477 Views 0 Comments

The cause has not yet been established, but local news reports, said the explosion went off at a place that stored fireworks.

Male passenger (30s) dies in Wexford single-vehicle crash
# Cleariestown
# Cleariestown

Male passenger (30s) dies in Wexford single-vehicle crash

4 hours ago 10,711 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at approximately 10:40pm last night.

Actress Anne Heche ‘peacefully taken off life support’ nine days after car crash
# Brain Injury
# Brain Injury

Actress Anne Heche ‘peacefully taken off life support’ nine days after car crash

4 hours ago 18,009 Views 7 Comments

The 53-year-old died from her injuries nine days after she was involved in a fiery car crash.

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now receive a second Covid booster
# Boosted
# Boosted

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now receive a second Covid booster

4 hours ago 7,342 Views 4 Comments

Further cohorts are set to come on stream over the coming weeks.

New Garda uniform to come into operation today
# Fashion Police
# Fashion Police

New Garda uniform to come into operation today

5 hours ago 60,547 Views 49 Comments

The current shirts and ties are being replaced with a polo shirt.

Investigation launched into allegation that needle used on health service student during demo
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation launched into allegation that needle used on health service student during demo

6 hours ago 39,497 Views 0 Comments

The type of needle reportedly involved is often used as an emergency treatment for patients in cardiac arrest.

New polling finds widespread support for 20c levy on disposable cups
# Latte Levy
# Latte Levy

New polling finds widespread support for 20c levy on disposable cups

12 hours ago 12,648 Views 30 Comments
  • Nearly three-quarters of people are in favour of the latte levy.
  • The measure is due to be introduced before the end of the year.
  • Environmentalists say it will help tackle waste but restaurateurs argue it will hurt small businesses.

Yesterday's News

Two men charged with violent disorder and assault after death of man in Athlone
# Athlone
# Athlone

Two men charged with violent disorder and assault after death of man in Athlone

13 hours ago 27,238 Views 0 Comments

The two men appeared at Mullingar District Court on Sunday evening.

Quiz: How much do you know about Nordic crime dramas?
# Fjord Focus
# Fjord Focus

Quiz: How much do you know about Nordic crime dramas?

15 hours ago 22,591 Views 6 Comments

Do you know your Borgens from you Bordertowns?

Shane Lowry finishes on four-under par at FedEx St Jude Championship as Cameron Smith is hit with penalty
# WALKINGINMEMPHIS
From The42
# WALKINGINMEMPHIS

Shane Lowry finishes on four-under par at FedEx St Jude Championship as Cameron Smith is hit with penalty

15 hours ago 37,408 Views 6 Comments

After a disappointing 71 yesterday, following back-to-back 68s, the Offaly native at least finished on a positive note as play continued in Memphis.

Money Diaries: A 30-year-old administrator on €44K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 30-year-old administrator on €44K living in Dublin

17 hours ago 35,371 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys socialising with friends in between working full-time and completing a Masters.

Here's what happened today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

17 hours ago 13,328 Views 1 Comment

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed
# European Heatwave
# European Heatwave

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed

Updated 17 hours ago 35,111 Views 4 Comments

The fire was raging in the Aragon region where around 300 firefighters are trying to contain the blaze.

Horserider airlifted to hospital after accident in Wicklow
# Accident
# Accident

Horserider airlifted to hospital after accident in Wicklow

17 hours ago 45,243 Views 2 Comments

The rider was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte both sent off as Harry Kane nets 96th-minute equaliser
# Intense
From The42
# Intense

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte both sent off as Harry Kane nets 96th-minute equaliser

17 hours ago 34,470 Views 31 Comments

The England captain was anonymous until burying a header from an added-time corner, to leave honours even in a tempestuous London derby at a sweltering Stamford Bridge.

The Glider: Could Belfast's tram-like bendy bus be the model for other Irish cities?
# Transport
# Transport

The Glider: Could Belfast's tram-like bendy bus be the model for other Irish cities?

17 hours ago 33,113 Views 19 Comments

The system has been suggested as a kind of gateway to light rail infrastructure.

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit

18 hours ago 14,221 Views 22 Comments

The five-member delegation is led by Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts.

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant 'risks increasing every day': city mayor
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant 'risks increasing every day': city mayor

Updated 20 hours ago 14,661 Views 17 Comments

Kyiv and Moscow have exchanged blame for fresh shelling around Europe’s largest nuclear facility, which is in Russia’s control.

Irish people must reclaim 'largely forgotten' legacy of Arthur Griffith, says Varadkar
# Arthur Griffith
# Arthur Griffith

Irish people must reclaim 'largely forgotten' legacy of Arthur Griffith, says Varadkar

Updated 20 hours ago 28,776 Views 78 Comments

The Tánaiste was speaking at a remembrance ceremony for Griffth and Michael Collins in Glasnevin Cemetary.

Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'
# Author
# Author

Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'

Updated 21 hours ago 27,211 Views 0 Comments

The man accused of stabbing the author yesterday pleaded not guilty.

Man shoots himself after driving car into barrier near US Capitol
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Man shoots himself after driving car into barrier near US Capitol

21 hours ago 27,452 Views 15 Comments

The man also fired several shots into the air with police saying nobody else was injured during the incident.

Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin
# Clonshaugh
# Clonshaugh

Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin

22 hours ago 44,187 Views 47 Comments

The US multinational has estimated that between 15 and 58 staff will work at the site while up to 400 will be employed during construction.

At least 41 dead after fire in Cairo church
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 41 dead after fire in Cairo church

Updated 23 hours ago 15,116 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out during a Sunday mass.

Gardaí in Galway seize €400,000 worth of drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí in Galway seize €400,000 worth of drugs

23 hours ago 17,212 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged in connection with the seizure.

Gardaí ask people to stop sharing images of fatal assault of Paul 'Babs' Connolly in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Gardaí ask people to stop sharing images of fatal assault of Paul 'Babs' Connolly in Athlone

Sun 12:42 PM 53,881 Views 0 Comments

Two men remain in custody over the incident.

Status Orange: Met Éireann upgrades thunderstorm warning for Ireland
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Status Orange: Met Éireann upgrades thunderstorm warning for Ireland

Updated Sun 12:13 PM 157,271 Views 32 Comments

The warning comes into effect at 3pm today.

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Sun 12:00 PM 15,966 Views 2 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Social Protection, Claire Kerrane says people should be able to apply for the payment online, rather than by post or in person.

Sensational O'Donovan and McCarthy crowned European rowing champions again
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

Sensational O'Donovan and McCarthy crowned European rowing champions again

Sun 11:33 AM 52,415 Views 17 Comments

Clinical Irish duo win European Championship gold in Munich.

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare lake
# Ballyalla Lake
# Ballyalla Lake

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare lake

Sun 11:33 AM 24,442 Views 2 Comments

It’s believed the man, who was in his late 40s, was seen diving into the water but not resurfacing.

Liz Truss says Sinn Féin is 'trying to drive a wedge between Northern Ireland and Great Britain'
# Race For Number 10
# Race For Number 10

Liz Truss says Sinn Féin is 'trying to drive a wedge between Northern Ireland and Great Britain'

Sun 10:50 AM 48,718 Views 80 Comments

Truss made the comments as she attacked parties in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship

Sun 10:00 AM 48,394 Views 7 Comments

Jonathan Wilson chats about his new book exploring the lives of Bobby and Jack Charlton.

1 2 3 4 5