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Sinn Féin's concrete levy motion to put pressure on Govt as concerns over first-time buyers remain
# Housing
# Housing

Sinn Féin's concrete levy motion to put pressure on Govt as concerns over first-time buyers remain

5 hours ago 3,144 Views 10 Comments
  • Confusion within FG over Taoiseach's comments on how to prevent first-time buyers alone from being impacted by the levy, reports Christina Finn
  • Backlash from backbench TDs who want tax exemptions or for levy to be delayed or scrapped.
  • Sinn Féin say they want a levy on the industry but not consumers.

Yesterday's News

Woman dies after being attacked by dogs at property in Liverpool
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Woman dies after being attacked by dogs at property in Liverpool

6 hours ago 13,674 Views 7 Comments

Merseyside Police has launched an investigation into the incident.

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn
# U-turn
# U-turn

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn

Updated 7 hours ago 75,713 Views 48 Comments

Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his Tory conference speech just hours after abandoning the plan in an effort to stave off a mounting Tory revolt.

Shels and St Pat's finish fiery derby level after eight-goal thriller
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Shels and St Pat's finish fiery derby level after eight-goal thriller

7 hours ago 9,900 Views 3 Comments

The sides finished 4-4 at Tolka Park.

Three juveniles charged in relation to garda ramming incident in Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Three juveniles charged in relation to garda ramming incident in Cherry Orchard

Updated 7 hours ago 20,815 Views 0 Comments

An operation was carried out this morning in relation to the incident in Cherry Orchard last month.

Victim in fatal shooting at Belfast social club named
# Belfast
# Belfast

Victim in fatal shooting at Belfast social club named

Updated 7 hours ago 18,133 Views 0 Comments

A group of people were watching football at the clubhouse at the time of the shooting.

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region

Updated 8 hours ago 22,293 Views 18 Comments

Ukrainian forces penetrated Moscow’s defences in the region, one of the four areas that Russia is trying to absorb.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

8 hours ago 3,507 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says

8 hours ago 13,581 Views 13 Comments

Liz Truss says she wants a settlement with the EU over the NI Protocol which works for everybody.

Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old boy missing from Westmeath since September
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old boy missing from Westmeath since September

8 hours ago 9,447 Views 0 Comments

Sean Byrne has been missing from Glasson, Co. Westmeath since Friday, 2 September.

Man charged with arson following fire at building in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man charged with arson following fire at building in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter

Updated 8 hours ago 9,734 Views 0 Comments

The fire broke out at the Old Cathedral Buildings at arouind 5.40am.

Oireachtas Committee to hear Electric Ireland had 'no choice' but to increase energy prices
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

Oireachtas Committee to hear Electric Ireland had 'no choice' but to increase energy prices

9 hours ago 19,848 Views 76 Comments

The provider will answer questions from TDs and Senators on the recent gas and electricity price increases tomorrow.

Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death
# Iran Protests
# Iran Protests

Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death

Updated 9 hours ago 12,504 Views 12 Comments

Since the unrest started on 16 September, dozens of protesters have been killed and more than a thousand arrested.

Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'

10 hours ago 8,061 Views 8 Comments

There is now a ban on driving ships, anchoring, diving, fishing, driving underwater vehicles or carrying out geophysical mapping in the area.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

10 hours ago 13,252 Views 3 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV and streaming platforms this week.

Irish Water criticised for failure to record complaints over poor drinking water quality
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Irish Water criticised for failure to record complaints over poor drinking water quality

10 hours ago 7,408 Views 9 Comments

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities carried out the investigations.

Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon
# London
# London

Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon

11 hours ago 30,179 Views 7 Comments

The man collapsed between miles 23 and 24, organisers said.

Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin

11 hours ago 11,857 Views 5 Comments

Revenue officers seized 11.3kg worth of herbal cannabis in the Balbriggan area.

Blustery and wet week ahead with rainfall warning issued for three counties
# Weather Outlook
# Weather Outlook

Blustery and wet week ahead with rainfall warning issued for three counties

Updated 11 hours ago 27,589 Views 1 Comment

Met Éireann has issued the warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo.

Man to go on trial over killing of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon in 2020
# Courts
# Courts

Man to go on trial over killing of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon in 2020

11 hours ago 13,168 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Horkan was shot dead when he intervened in an unfolding incident in Castlerea on 17 June 2020.

Man accused of Lordship Credit Union robbery to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of Lordship Credit Union robbery to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court

12 hours ago 9,469 Views 0 Comments

The court today accepted an application by the Director of Public Prosecutions to hear the case.

Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow
# Water Quality
# Water Quality

Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow

12 hours ago 13,518 Views 3 Comments

The utility company said the water is safe to drink.

Health chiefs investigating as young person dies after contracting meningococcal disease
# Limerick
# Limerick

Health chiefs investigating as young person dies after contracting meningococcal disease

12 hours ago 20,051 Views 2 Comments

The public are being asked to be vigilant for symptoms of the potentially deadly bug.

'If Munster lose in Galway, there'd be concerns around them getting into Europe'
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

'If Munster lose in Galway, there'd be concerns around them getting into Europe'

Updated 12 hours ago 19,079 Views 13 Comments

As discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra, Munster are still looking to find form.

Recall issued for further batch of Dunnes Stores southern fried chicken due to salmonella
# FSAI
# FSAI

Recall issued for further batch of Dunnes Stores southern fried chicken due to salmonella

12 hours ago 9,808 Views 1 Comment

A batch of Glenhaven chicken fillets is also being recalled.

Probation for teen who caused girl to fall off Dart platform after pushing his bike at her
# Courts
# Courts

Probation for teen who caused girl to fall off Dart platform after pushing his bike at her

12 hours ago 15,089 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan said the boy’s behaviour, while “reprehensible”, had not been intentional.

Man charged with murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel remanded in custody
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Man charged with murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel remanded in custody

Updated 13 hours ago 16,529 Views 0 Comments

Olivia was fatally shot by a gunman who chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee into her home.

Nine police officers suspended over Indonesia stadium disaster which killed at least 125 people
# Indonesia Football Tragedy
# Indonesia Football Tragedy

Nine police officers suspended over Indonesia stadium disaster which killed at least 125 people

Updated 13 hours ago 20,105 Views 0 Comments

The youngest victim is said to be a toddler aged three or four.

Bono announces book tour across 14 cities ahead of release of memoir
# Stories Of Surrender
# Stories Of Surrender

Bono announces book tour across 14 cities ahead of release of memoir

13 hours ago 14,238 Views 24 Comments

The tour will stop in Dublin on Monday 28, November.

Number of Ukrainians arriving in Ireland reaches 54,000
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Number of Ukrainians arriving in Ireland reaches 54,000

14 hours ago 18,662 Views 45 Comments

The latest data from the CSO showed more than 1,000 people from Ukraine arrived in one week alone in September.

Gerry Hutch trial: Case adjourned for a week as court hears Dowdall willing to act as witness
# Gerry Hutch
# Gerry Hutch

Gerry Hutch trial: Case adjourned for a week as court hears Dowdall willing to act as witness

Updated 14 hours ago 63,715 Views 0 Comments

David Byrne was murdered during a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel, Dublin in 2016.

Kim Kardashian to pay $1.26 million in penalties over cryptocurrency promotion
# Kim Kardashian
# Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian to pay $1.26 million in penalties over cryptocurrency promotion

14 hours ago 17,294 Views 7 Comments

The star has agreed to cooperate with US officials in their ongoing investigation.

Gardaí concerned for well-being of 37-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí concerned for well-being of 37-year-old man missing from Dublin

14 hours ago 16,833 Views 0 Comments

Vasilijs Novikovs was last seen in the Dublin 4 area on Thursday, 29 September.

Taoiseach welcomes Northern Ireland minister's apology for past ‘ferocious’ Brexit stance
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach welcomes Northern Ireland minister's apology for past ‘ferocious’ Brexit stance

Updated 15 hours ago 47,296 Views 28 Comments

Steve Baker said ministers needed to act with ‘humility’ to restore relationships with Ireland and the EU.

Analysis: Can McCabe solve injury-ravaged Ireland's latest problem?
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

Analysis: Can McCabe solve injury-ravaged Ireland's latest problem?

15 hours ago 5,777 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are depleted by injury ahead of their World Cup play-off.

Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather, who refused Oscar for Brando, dies at 75
# Sacheen Littlefeather
# Sacheen Littlefeather

Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather, who refused Oscar for Brando, dies at 75

15 hours ago 19,370 Views 13 Comments

Two weeks ago, the Academy publicly apologised for her treatment at the Oscars ceremony nearly 50 years ago.

Sixth search of a Co Monaghan site for the remains of one of the ‘Disappeared’ begins
# Columba Mcveigh
# Columba Mcveigh

Sixth search of a Co Monaghan site for the remains of one of the ‘Disappeared’ begins

Updated 16 hours ago 15,929 Views 5 Comments

Since 1999, there have been five searches of Bragan Bog for Columba McVeigh’s body.

Dublin's Paul Mannion out for three months with ankle injury
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Dublin's Paul Mannion out for three months with ankle injury

17 hours ago 14,233 Views 0 Comments

Kilmacud Crokes manager Robbie Brennan has bemoaned the ‘long-term’ setback.

Cost cited as most important factor for Irish consumers when buying food
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Cost cited as most important factor for Irish consumers when buying food

17 hours ago 9,473 Views 12 Comments

The FSAI says it’s not surprising given the ‘current high cost of living climate and rising household bills’.

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