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Today's News

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died
# Mary Ryan
# Mary Ryan

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan's mother has died

11 minutes ago 1,517 Views 1 Comment

The Green Party said Mary Ryan “died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday morning”.

Sturgeon says Truss asked her about how to get into Vogue magazine

Sturgeon says Truss asked her about how to get into Vogue magazine

1 hour ago 7,853 Views 6 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said she told the Foreign Secretary she hed been in Vogue twice.

High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland
# I’m Not Codding
# I’m Not Codding

High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland

1 hour ago 3,014 Views 1 Comment

Fish populations may come under ‘thermal stress’ as air and water temperatures soar and water levels drop.

Status Yellow: Entire country under high temperature warning from tomorrow to Sunday
# High Heat
# High Heat

Status Yellow: Entire country under high temperature warning from tomorrow to Sunday

Updated 1 hour ago 33,003 Views 25 Comments

The same warning will be in place for Leinster and Munster from 12pm today.

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
# Killorglin
# Killorglin

Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy

2 hours ago 9,282 Views 17 Comments

The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe

2 hours ago 6,529 Views 33 Comments

The Minister for Finance was being quizzed on the prospect of more amber electricity alerts.

3 months ago, he was attending big European nights as a fan. Now, he's playing in them
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

3 months ago, he was attending big European nights as a fan. Now, he's playing in them

2 hours ago 14,440 Views 0 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic defender Tom Grivosti is set to compete in one of the biggest games in his career.

Man due in court charged in connection with death of Sean McCarthy
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Man due in court charged in connection with death of Sean McCarthy

3 hours ago 6,482 Views 0 Comments

The man, aged in his 30s, is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

UN Security Council to discuss Ukraine nuclear plant crisis
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

UN Security Council to discuss Ukraine nuclear plant crisis

3 hours ago 2,777 Views 10 Comments

The occupation of the plant by invading Russian forces has alarmed the international community.

Fourth alleged ‘Beatles’ terror cell member charged with terrorism offences
# UK
# UK

Fourth alleged ‘Beatles’ terror cell member charged with terrorism offences

4 hours ago 11,190 Views 0 Comments

Aine Davis, 38, was deported to England by Turkish authorities.

Taiwan holds another live-fire drill after China ends military exercises
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan holds another live-fire drill after China ends military exercises

4 hours ago 4,423 Views 3 Comments

China has repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under control.

Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary

4 hours ago 16,792 Views 25 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he expected the airline’s average fare to rise by about €10 over the next five years.

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Govt plans fare reductions on commercial buses for 19 to 23-year-olds before return to college

5 hours ago 8,772 Views 14 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said that it was difficult to implement the changes due to different ticketing systems on commercial buses.

Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?
# Transgender
# Transgender

Explainer: How will the changes to UK Gender Identity Services impact on Ireland?

11 hours ago 10,687 Views 0 Comments

The HSE is aiming to establish a specialist service in Ireland.

Yesterday's News

Russian strikes near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant kill 14 as G7 urges Moscow to leave facility
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian strikes near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant kill 14 as G7 urges Moscow to leave facility

Updated 12 hours ago 30,992 Views 22 Comments

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow to address the crisis at the nuclear complex.

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Rishi Sunak 'losing advantage' over Liz Truss among UK public, new polling shows

13 hours ago 16,644 Views 26 Comments

The number of people saying the former British chancellor would make a good prime minister fell over the last week of July.

Fears mount that water levels in Rhine river could fall below critical mark
# Germany
# Germany

Fears mount that water levels in Rhine river could fall below critical mark

13 hours ago 28,116 Views 25 Comments

Weeks of dry weather have turned several of Europe’s major waterways into trickles.

Trial on Kobe Bryant helicopter crash photo set to begin
# Court
From The42
# Court

Trial on Kobe Bryant helicopter crash photo set to begin

14 hours ago 24,823 Views 11 Comments

Lawyers for Los Angeles County do not dispute that the photos were taken, but insist they have never been made public.

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe

14 hours ago 64,505 Views 85 Comments

The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

14 hours ago 7,827 Views 0 Comments

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

GAA stop plans for live referee mic in TV coverage for Sunday's Wexford hurling final
# Technology
From The42
# Technology

GAA stop plans for live referee mic in TV coverage for Sunday's Wexford hurling final

Updated 15 hours ago 32,734 Views 14 Comments

The new initiative was trialled for the first time at last Sunday’s Kerry county senior hurling final.

Teacher unions plan ballots for industrial action over stalled pay talks
# Co-ordinated Campaign
# Co-ordinated Campaign

Teacher unions plan ballots for industrial action over stalled pay talks

15 hours ago 16,999 Views 18 Comments

The unions noted that workers’ pay has been diminished by soaring inflation.

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away

16 hours ago 37,542 Views 6 Comments

The top UN official overseeing the deal said the first shipments of Ukrainian wheat are expected next week.

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy
# Sorry
# Sorry

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy

17 hours ago 24,545 Views 23 Comments

The bank contacted account holders across Ireland today to confirm that cash services won’t be withdrawn from 70 branches.

Have you seen Lorcan? Gardaí appeal for help in search for missing 14-year-old
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Lorcan? Gardaí appeal for help in search for missing 14-year-old

17 hours ago 19,349 Views 0 Comments

Lorcan McGill has been missing from Bettystown, Co Meath since Tuesday 9 August.

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101

18 hours ago 10,000 Views 7 Comments

This is an increase of four cases from Wednesday 3 August.

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions
# High Court
# High Court

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions

18 hours ago 18,940 Views 0 Comments

Farah Damji was arrested at a property in rural Co Galway before being brought before the vacation sitting of the High Court in Dublin.

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'
# Star
From The42
# Star

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'

18 hours ago 27,898 Views 8 Comments

The Cavan woman leads the charge at this week’s ISPS HANDA World Invitational.

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton
# US
# US

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton

18 hours ago 10,318 Views 1 Comment

Shahram Poursafi, identified by US officials as a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is wanted by the FBI.

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023

Updated 19 hours ago 59,797 Views 76 Comments

A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.

Ryan Giggs’s ex tells jury she was ‘a slave to his every need and every demand’
# Trial
# Trial

Ryan Giggs’s ex tells jury she was ‘a slave to his every need and every demand’

19 hours ago 29,999 Views 0 Comments

The former footballer denies using controlling and coercive behaviour and assault.

Gardaí locate missing Dublin woman following public appeal
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí locate missing Dublin woman following public appeal

19 hours ago 23,786 Views 0 Comments

The woman had been missing since Friday.

Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath
# Rollies
# Rollies

Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath

19 hours ago 16,185 Views 6 Comments

The 2,500 kilogrammes had a retail value of over €1.7 million.

No immediate risk of blackouts as two system alerts issued by EirGrid in last 24 hours
# Amber Alert
# Amber Alert

No immediate risk of blackouts as two system alerts issued by EirGrid in last 24 hours

Updated 20 hours ago 18,530 Views 34 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said that the Government was acting to prevent blackouts from occurring this winter.

Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid
# Sad End
# Sad End

Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid

Updated 20 hours ago 32,107 Views 11 Comments

The fate of the whale captured the hearts of people across the world since it was first spotted in the highly unusual habitat.

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar

20 hours ago 20,971 Views 33 Comments

The Tánaiste says it wouldn’t be fair to give a tax break to landlords if renters didn’t get something in the budget.

IRFU bans transgender women from contact female rugby
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

IRFU bans transgender women from contact female rugby

20 hours ago 25,094 Views 0 Comments

The association have argued that its decision to limit involvement to players recorded as female at birth is ‘based on medical and scientific evidence’.

Redevelopment of historic Dublin fruit and veg market opens for tender after three year delay
# St Mary’s Lane
# St Mary’s Lane

Redevelopment of historic Dublin fruit and veg market opens for tender after three year delay

21 hours ago 17,320 Views 8 Comments

The impressive city centre market has been empty since 2019 and has fallen victim to vandalism.

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