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Daniel Goulding further charged with attempted murder of two Garda detectives in Dublin shooting
# Courts
# Courts

Daniel Goulding further charged with attempted murder of two Garda detectives in Dublin shooting

3 minutes ago 259 Views 0 Comments

Both detectives were shot in their left legs while one was wounded in the hand.

Jury in Munster child abuse trial sent home for weekend after juror is taken ill
# Courts
# Courts

Jury in Munster child abuse trial sent home for weekend after juror is taken ill

19 minutes ago 980 Views 0 Comments

The jury has been deliberating since yesterday morning.

Ireland has just overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid
# Rollout
# Rollout

Ireland has just overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid

31 minutes ago 5,195 Views 11 Comments

Ireland has now fully vaccinated 72.5% of its adult population compared to the UK’s 71.8%.

Plan to disband special organised crime task force reversed after garda protests
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Plan to disband special organised crime task force reversed after garda protests

41 minutes ago 4,524 Views 3 Comments
  • The special Crime Task Force was created by DOCB following the Regency Hotel attack in 2016.
  • Their work has seen the State seize millions of euro worth of drugs and a large arsenal of guns.
  • The disbandment was to facilitate an increase in numbers on regular policing duties in Dublin city.
Human remains found in the Pyrenees confirmed as being from missing British hiker
# Esther Dingley
# Esther Dingley

Human remains found in the Pyrenees confirmed as being from missing British hiker

46 minutes ago 6,701 Views 0 Comments

Just one bone has been located so the details of what happened remain unknown.

Man who booked flights for hitman in Kinahan Cartel's bid to murder 'Mago' Gately is jailed
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man who booked flights for hitman in Kinahan Cartel's bid to murder 'Mago' Gately is jailed

47 minutes ago 2,510 Views 0 Comments

James Mago Gately was shot several times in 2017.

Closing speeches begin in trial of man accused of murdering Nadine Lott
# Courts
# Courts

Closing speeches begin in trial of man accused of murdering Nadine Lott

1 hour ago 2,751 Views 0 Comments

Details on the “appalling and dreadful” injuries to the young mother’s face were given in court today.

'No attempt to hide anything here': Coveney defends Zappone appointment in testy radio interview
# Freedom Of Expression
# Freedom Of Expression

'No attempt to hide anything here': Coveney defends Zappone appointment in testy radio interview

1 hour ago 6,561 Views 31 Comments

The former minister is to be made a UN envoy.

Taoiseach says Covid has 'exacerbated' volume of legislation, as politicians discuss President's letter
# Legislation
# Legislation

Taoiseach says Covid has 'exacerbated' volume of legislation, as politicians discuss President's letter

1 hour ago 4,643 Views 10 Comments

Michael D Higgins says he received nine Bills in one day.

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Hospital chief hits back at union’s claim patient overcrowding situation is 'out of control'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Hospital chief hits back at union’s claim patient overcrowding situation is 'out of control'

1 hour ago 4,388 Views 5 Comments

The UH Limerick CEO said the INMO claims were “disappointing” and “incorrect”.

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity prices from September
# Prices
# Prices

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity prices from September

2 hours ago 5,744 Views 32 Comments

The price change will see a typical household bill increase by around €3.89 per week for dual fuel customers.

Kolisi: 'I didn't feel respected at all. I didn't feel I was given a fair opportunity'
# Double Down
From The42
# Double Down

Kolisi: 'I didn't feel respected at all. I didn't feel I was given a fair opportunity'

2 hours ago 12,654 Views 13 Comments

The Springboks say that the Lions ‘destroyed the dignity of the series.’

It's bishop's 'right' to hold communions despite Covid advice, says Catholic Comms Office
# Church Vs State
# Church Vs State

It's bishop's 'right' to hold communions despite Covid advice, says Catholic Comms Office

2 hours ago 15,250 Views 39 Comments

“The mission of the church cannot be put on hold indefinitely”, Bishop Kevin Doran said.

Mother remanded in custody accused of murdering her baby son in Belfast earlier this week
# Ardoyne
# Ardoyne

Mother remanded in custody accused of murdering her baby son in Belfast earlier this week

Updated 2 hours ago 38,157 Views 0 Comments

Raluca Ioana Tagani appeared before a judge in Belfast Magistrates’ Court this morning accused of murdering Liam O’Keefe.

Off-duty garda believed she would die during assault by husband in her home
# Courts
# Courts

Off-duty garda believed she would die during assault by husband in her home

3 hours ago 23,778 Views 0 Comments

The woman said after the attack she questioned herself about “where I did go wrong and why he would hate me so much”.

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount

3 hours ago 14,794 Views 44 Comments

The trial would see the provision of a two-way separated cycle track along the Strand Road.

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

4 hours ago 25,348 Views 53 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

Irish 4x400m mixed relay team set new national record to book place in Olympic final
# Fab Four
From The42
# Fab Four

Irish 4x400m mixed relay team set new national record to book place in Olympic final

4 hours ago 38,954 Views 20 Comments

Cillin Greene, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker and Chris O’Donnell set a new national record of 3:12.18.

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend

4 hours ago 12,073 Views 59 Comments

As of Monday, customers can avail of indoor hospitality if they have proof of Covid-19 immunity.

Open Newsroom: How can Ireland improve public transport?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: How can Ireland improve public transport?

5 hours ago 3,988 Views 10 Comments

Is public transport safe for women? Can you commute from Dublin to Donegal? What happened to Ireland’s railways? We’ll answer these questions and more.

Davy Fitzgerald steps down as Wexford boss
# Purple And Go
From The42
# Purple And Go

Davy Fitzgerald steps down as Wexford boss

6 hours ago 39,401 Views 59 Comments

The Sixmilebridge man says the long commute is the main factor in the decision.

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
# Frontline
# Frontline

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says

7 hours ago 25,915 Views 79 Comments

The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.

NI First Minister vows to 'resist' Westminster move to set up abortion services
# Paul Givan
# Paul Givan

NI First Minister vows to 'resist' Westminster move to set up abortion services

8 hours ago 16,046 Views 36 Comments

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis has directed ministers to take the steps to establish abortion services.

'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success
# Gold
# Gold

'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success

8 hours ago 38,108 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Smith won three gold medals in the 1996 games.

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

8 hours ago 29,412 Views 42 Comments

August is almost upon us.

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way

9 hours ago 25,762 Views 16 Comments

Grab your umbrella if you’re heading out this morning.

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics

9 hours ago 10,341 Views 3 Comments

“We need to send a strong message,” said Japan’s Health Minister Norihisa Tamura.

Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late

9 hours ago 26,200 Views 20 Comments

The Green Army conclude their group against reigning champions Great Britain on Friday.

One sexual assault count dismissed in Harvey Weinstein case
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

One sexual assault count dismissed in Harvey Weinstein case

9 hours ago 14,148 Views 0 Comments

Judge Lisa B Lench agreed that a count alleging sexual battery by restraint in May 2010 was too old, and outside the statute of limitations.

Leaders to discuss handling of Covid-19 across island during North-South council meeting

Leaders to discuss handling of Covid-19 across island during North-South council meeting

9 hours ago 4,894 Views 3 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will host the 26th plenary meeting of the NSMC today.

Opinion: It was wrong to prosecute a 68-year-old Dublin woman for growing cannabis
# DPP
# DPP

Opinion: It was wrong to prosecute a 68-year-old Dublin woman for growing cannabis

9 hours ago 20,114 Views 44 Comments

Dr Cian Ó Concubhair and Dr Ian Marder say the DPP and Gardaí need a more common-sense approach in their application of certain drug laws.

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
# Update
From The42
# Update

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track

10 hours ago 33,322 Views 2 Comments

Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates
# Vaccination Uptake
# Vaccination Uptake

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates

10 hours ago 8,390 Views 23 Comments

Regional mass vaccination centres in Northern Ireland are closing for first doses 31st July

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win

Updated 11 hours ago 22,357 Views 12 Comments

Walsh beat Mervin Clair of Mauritius in his quarter-final bout.

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland
# Climate Security Threat
# Climate Security Threat

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland

16 hours ago 48,263 Views 108 Comments
  • Mellett, who holds a PhD in environmental governance, believes Ireland must act to prevent the impact of climate change.
  • The Chief of Staff said Ireland needs to lose its 'false sense of security'.
  • Mellett also believes that the State will have to play a role in battling climate breakdown.

Yesterday’s News

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs

17 hours ago 19,798 Views 7 Comments

Officers seized MDMA, ecstasy tablets and cannabis plants.

Adaptation of Graham Norton novel begins filming in West Cork
# Holding
# Holding

Adaptation of Graham Norton novel begins filming in West Cork

18 hours ago 34,958 Views 14 Comments

The four-part series directed by Kathy Burke stars some of Ireland’s best talent.

Georgie Kelly at the double as Bohs cruise on another famous European night
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Georgie Kelly at the double as Bohs cruise on another famous European night

18 hours ago 25,124 Views 16 Comments

Keith Long’s side set up third qualifying round clash with PAOK after making light work of F91 Dudelange with 4-0 aggregate win.

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