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Vast majority of people under probation did not reoffend within a year
# Recidivism
# Recidivism

Vast majority of people under probation did not reoffend within a year

11 minutes ago 203 Views 2 Comments

Reoffending rates differed by region.

Von der Leyen quotes Irish band The Saw Doctors when speaking about Brexit in the Dáil
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Von der Leyen quotes Irish band The Saw Doctors when speaking about Brexit in the Dáil

25 minutes ago 2,262 Views 0 Comments

Talks between the EU and UK will be done with an ‘honest heart and an open mind’, says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Boris Johnson will stand again at the next general election
# I'm Still Standing
# I'm Still Standing

Boris Johnson will stand again at the next general election

52 minutes ago 2,443 Views 3 Comments

The former prime minister’s decision suggests he is committed to a long-term career in politics.

Alan Dukes says his comments about 'border people' and violence were 'not well-phrased'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Alan Dukes says his comments about 'border people' and violence were 'not well-phrased'

Updated 53 minutes ago 8,612 Views 25 Comments

Dukes said border people “more easily turned” to violence.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Gardaí probing links between deaths as two bodies found in separate locations in Monaghan
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

Gardaí probing links between deaths as two bodies found in separate locations in Monaghan

Updated 55 minutes ago 39,349 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed that the two deaths are connected and anyone who has any information is being asked to come forward.

Healthcare report shows increase in ED attendances and outpatient appointments
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Healthcare report shows increase in ED attendances and outpatient appointments

56 minutes ago 806 Views 1 Comment

Close to 200,000 people had been on outpatient waiting lists for over a year.

Pfizer to create 'hundreds of new jobs in Dublin' with €1.2 billion investment
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Pfizer to create 'hundreds of new jobs in Dublin' with €1.2 billion investment

1 hour ago 3,444 Views 4 Comments

A new facility will be built on its west Dublin campus.

Cooney on soccer: The majesty of Lionel Messi
# Showstopper
From The42
# Showstopper

Cooney on soccer: The majesty of Lionel Messi

1 hour ago 1,722 Views 3 Comments

Our correspondent finally gets to witness the extraordinary player and the fervour he inspires.

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears

Updated 2 hours ago 13,515 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Dwyer argue that his conviction should be quashed following a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Restoring bankers bonuses and removing pay caps an 'insult' to working families, Dáil hears

Restoring bankers bonuses and removing pay caps an 'insult' to working families, Dáil hears

2 hours ago 5,231 Views 16 Comments

The decision was criticised by Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall.

Ursula von der Leyen thanks Irish people for their support in welcoming Ukrainian refugees
# EU
# EU

Ursula von der Leyen thanks Irish people for their support in welcoming Ukrainian refugees

Updated 2 hours ago 9,558 Views 21 Comments

Von der Leyen will also address a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas.

National bullying database to be set up under new 'landmark' action plan
# Bullying
# Bullying

National bullying database to be set up under new 'landmark' action plan

2 hours ago 2,774 Views 6 Comments

This is the first time the Department of Education has updated its bullying action plan since 2013.

Spain's Prime Minister got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spain's Prime Minister got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy

Updated 3 hours ago 8,896 Views 11 Comments

The letter that exploded at the embassy in Madrid was addressed to the Ukrainian ambassador.

The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?

3 hours ago 6,025 Views 1 Comment

Parent Paul Murphy, whose son is being treated in hospital for RSV, and Dr Niamh Lynch explain more in this week’s podcast episode.

'I’ve Will telling me every time I go home I was crap so that'll keep my feet on the ground!'
# Job
From The42
# Job

'I’ve Will telling me every time I go home I was crap so that'll keep my feet on the ground!'

3 hours ago 18,030 Views 0 Comments

Leinster’s Jimmy O’Brien won’t get carried away after a rollercoaster autumn in the green of Ireland.

Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers
# Hands On Deck
# Hands On Deck

Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers

3 hours ago 8,938 Views 3 Comments

Standard sea fishing boat licence conditions require at least 50% EU crew.

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests

5 hours ago 6,210 Views 1 Comment

Anger over China’s zero-Covid policy has sparked protests in major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Information booklet on how to reduce energy use will be delivered to over two million households
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Information booklet on how to reduce energy use will be delivered to over two million households

5 hours ago 7,504 Views 34 Comments

It’s part of the Government’s response to the unprecedented challenge facing families.

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas decorations?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas decorations?

5 hours ago 17,443 Views 32 Comments

The shopfronts are decked out for Christmas, but what about your own home?

Bankrupt crypto firm's founder says he 'didn't ever try to commit fraud'
# Crypto
# Crypto

Bankrupt crypto firm's founder says he 'didn't ever try to commit fraud'

5 hours ago 12,246 Views 14 Comments

FTX’s newly installed CEO has lambasted his predecessors in a filing in bankruptcy court.

'Ireland is a bit of a pipe dream for me at this stage, but if I didn’t have that hope...'
# Mads
From The42
# Mads

'Ireland is a bit of a pipe dream for me at this stage, but if I didn’t have that hope...'

Updated 7 hours ago 23,455 Views 5 Comments

33-year-old Ian Madigan is more focused on being involved with Ulster.

SpaceX again postpones launch of moon lander carrying DCU samples
# Moon Lander
# Moon Lander

SpaceX again postpones launch of moon lander carrying DCU samples

7 hours ago 3,873 Views 2 Comments

Until now, only the United States, Russia and China have managed to put a robot on the lunar surface.

Elon Musk says Twitter clash with Apple a 'misunderstanding'
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk says Twitter clash with Apple a 'misunderstanding'

7 hours ago 11,035 Views 12 Comments

‘We resolved the misunderstanding about Twitter potentially being removed from the App Store,’ Musk tweeted.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the fourth episode of our documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the fourth episode of our documentary series here

7 hours ago 966 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: Many survivors felt as though the Mother and Baby Homes Commission was a chance for society to learn what truly happened in these institutions. But it fell short of offering the closure many needed, leading experts to ask: how?

New roadside drug testing system launched as part of Christmas and New Year road safety appeal
# Road Safety Appeal
# Road Safety Appeal

New roadside drug testing system launched as part of Christmas and New Year road safety appeal

8 hours ago 13,950 Views 22 Comments

It works like an antigen test and delivers results in 2-8 minutes.

Looking for a new opportunity? The Journal and UCD Smurfit have an MBA Scholarship for one reader
# Business Leaders
# Business Leaders

Looking for a new opportunity? The Journal and UCD Smurfit have an MBA Scholarship for one reader

8 hours ago 3,208 Views 2 Comments

Applications are being accepted now for courses that begin August 2023.

‘Hopelessly deadlocked’ jurors lead to mistrial for actor Danny Masterson
# Danny Masterson
# Danny Masterson

‘Hopelessly deadlocked’ jurors lead to mistrial for actor Danny Masterson

8 hours ago 19,624 Views 0 Comments

The 46-year-old was charged with the rape of three women, including a former girlfriend, in his Hollywood Hills home between 2001 and 2003.

UN launches record €49 billion emergency funding appeal amid Ukraine war and climate emergencies
# UN
# UN

UN launches record €49 billion emergency funding appeal amid Ukraine war and climate emergencies

8 hours ago 3,765 Views 1 Comment

An estimated 339 million people worldwide will need some form of emergency assistance next year.

Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes
# The Commission
# The Commission

Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes

9 hours ago 7,821 Views 0 Comments
  • The latest episode in our podcast series examines how the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes gathered evidence
  • Many survivors felt as though the inquiry was a chance for Irish society to finally find out what truly happened in these institutions
  • But the final report didn’t come to the conclusions that many experts expected, leading people to ask: How?
'Concerning' rise in HIV and STI cases since last year
# World Aids Day
# World Aids Day

'Concerning' rise in HIV and STI cases since last year

9 hours ago 10,083 Views 12 Comments

There have also been more cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the first 11 months of 2022 than in all of 2019.

Irish justice system 'failing' migrant fishing workers who report exploitation
# Modern Slavery
# Modern Slavery

Irish justice system 'failing' migrant fishing workers who report exploitation

15 hours ago 7,089 Views 9 Comments
  • Our investigation finds 35 referrals of human trafficking in sector - but no prosecutions
  • US report states Ireland has systemic deficiencies in victim identification, referral and assistance
  • Alleged trafficking victim: "It hurt. I felt the punch land. I told him if he did that again I’d report him."

Yesterday's News

Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie has died aged 79
# Fleetwood Mac
# Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie has died aged 79

Updated 16 hours ago 43,244 Views 26 Comments

Her death was announced in a tweet this evening.

UN puts French baguette on cultural heritage list
# Ooh La La
# Ooh La La

UN puts French baguette on cultural heritage list

16 hours ago 8,776 Views 23 Comments

The simple French flute has been recognised on the Unesco list.

Twitter must comply with new rules or risk ban from EU, official says
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter must comply with new rules or risk ban from EU, official says

16 hours ago 12,635 Views 6 Comments

Thierry Breton, the EU’s commissioner for digital policy, held a video call with Elon Musk.

Employment permits for 1,000 home care workers to be made available to tackle recruitment crisis
# Carers
# Carers

Employment permits for 1,000 home care workers to be made available to tackle recruitment crisis

17 hours ago 16,848 Views 27 Comments

The move was recommended in a report by the strategic workforce advisory group on home carers and nursing home healthcare assistants.

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle crash in Co Kerry
# Killarney
# Killarney

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle crash in Co Kerry

17 hours ago 13,435 Views 0 Comments

The crash occurred at around 5.40pm on the Rock Road in Killarney, Co Kerry.

Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’
# Research
# Research

Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’

18 hours ago 18,170 Views 7 Comments

Each of the roughly 11,000 species of birds on Earth today is classified into one of two groups, based on the arrangement of their palate bones.

Messi's mixed night a good sign for Argentina in win over dismal Poland
# Evolution
From The42
# Evolution

Messi's mixed night a good sign for Argentina in win over dismal Poland

18 hours ago 26,654 Views 26 Comments

Messi missed a penalty but his side topped their World Cup group with a 2-0 win.

Man who died after being assaulted at stag do didn't have a 'bad bone in his body', court told
# Vincent Parsons
# Vincent Parsons

Man who died after being assaulted at stag do didn't have a 'bad bone in his body', court told

18 hours ago 24,536 Views 0 Comments

Philip Disney (27) and Sean Carlyle (30) have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Vincent Parsons at Killinarden Way, Tallaght in August 2019.

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