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At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting
# Kazan
# Kazan

At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting

Updated 7 minutes ago 57,264 Views 20 Comments

Reports from the scene said nine people, including children, were killed in the attack and 16 injured.

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home

33 minutes ago 5,355 Views 0 Comments

Sam Maughan (26) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing serious harm to Mark Burke (43) on 1 August 2018.

Boy (9) dies after apparently being struck by lightning on football field in England
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Boy (9) dies after apparently being struck by lightning on football field in England

40 minutes ago 5,862 Views 1 Comment

Police in Blackpool were alerted to the incident at around 5pm today.

Have you seen Alex? The 29-year-old went missing earlier today
# Dublin
# Dublin

Have you seen Alex? The 29-year-old went missing earlier today

1 hour ago 9,007 Views 2 Comments

Alex Pincer is missing from his home in Dublin.

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'
# Violence
# Violence

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'

Updated 1 hour ago 9,980 Views 38 Comments

Coveney told the ambassador that Israel has a duty to adhere to international law.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

1 hour ago 3,934 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?

1 hour ago 4,758 Views 24 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'

Updated 1 hour ago 18,680 Views 54 Comments

Legislation on the issue is expected to be forthcoming.

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show

2 hours ago 8,678 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

2 hours ago 5,685 Views 22 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

US nurse jailed for life over murder of seven veterans with fatal doses of insulin
# Murder
# Murder

US nurse jailed for life over murder of seven veterans with fatal doses of insulin

2 hours ago 12,984 Views 7 Comments

Reta Mays, 46, pleaded guilty in July to the seven murders and attempted homicide of an eighth man.

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United
# Confirmation
From The42
# Confirmation

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United

2 hours ago 24,940 Views 75 Comments

An experimental United side lost 2-1 and can no longer mathematically catch Pep Guardiola’s longtime leaders.

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism
# Rhodes To Freedom
# Rhodes To Freedom

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism

3 hours ago 9,846 Views 7 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said: “My message is clear. We are open again.”

Have you seen Michael? Appeal for information on 13-year-old missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Michael? Appeal for information on 13-year-old missing from Dublin

3 hours ago 27,310 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Neill has been missing from his home in Finglas since yesterday afternoon.

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

Updated 3 hours ago 52,614 Views 96 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

3 hours ago 19,815 Views 29 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

The Remote: Back To Barrytown, Liam Cunningham in Ancient Rome and Irish interest at the BRITs
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Back To Barrytown, Liam Cunningham in Ancient Rome and Irish interest at the BRITs

4 hours ago 8,878 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case

4 hours ago 14,013 Views 0 Comments

Boy A was aged 13 at the time of the murder and as a juvenile defendant he has the legal right to anonymity.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 55,909 Views 67 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'
# The Pubs
# The Pubs

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'

4 hours ago 23,850 Views 36 Comments

The Tánaiste said he’d dare to put money on pubs re-opening indoors in July.

DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'
# Warning
# Warning

DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'

4 hours ago 7,703 Views 14 Comments

The charity has urged farmers to stop selling ducklings to the buyers, who are selling them on individually.

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
# Tgip Round Up
# Tgip Round Up

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?

4 hours ago 5,382 Views 3 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of work after Covid-19.

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place
# Holles St
# Holles St

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place

Updated 4 hours ago 15,560 Views 20 Comments

Senator Lisa Chambers has called for clarity from the HSE on restrictions still in place in some hospitals.

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information

Updated 5 hours ago 39,545 Views 30 Comments
  • The legislation will provide a clear right of access for adopted people and others with questions on their origins to birth certs, birth and early life information.
  • The Bill will have to first undergo pre-legislative scrutiny, which is expected to take place in the coming months.
  • A separate memo addressing the issue of illegal birth registrations was brought to Cabinet this morning.
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict

Updated 5 hours ago 15,776 Views 15 Comments

Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.

Three men arrested and over €188,000 in cash seized as gardaí raid four locations in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men arrested and over €188,000 in cash seized as gardaí raid four locations in Dublin

5 hours ago 12,206 Views 5 Comments

The searches were carried out in the Dublin 1 area this morning.

Man (50s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Man (50s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth

5 hours ago 5,819 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood two men were held against their will at a house on Friday afternoon.

Ireland defender Richard Keogh awarded €2.67 million after Derby found to be in breach of contract
# Payout
From The42
# Payout

Ireland defender Richard Keogh awarded €2.67 million after Derby found to be in breach of contract

5 hours ago 29,807 Views 38 Comments

The 34-year-old made over 300 appearances for The Rams between 2012 and 2019.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 hours ago 3,726 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Camogie Association overturns controversial fixture plan as 53% vote for split season
# Format
From The42
# Format

Camogie Association overturns controversial fixture plan as 53% vote for split season

6 hours ago 11,446 Views 2 Comments

The association announced the result of the poll this afternoon.

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager
# Rory Carr
# Rory Carr

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager

6 hours ago 10,268 Views 1 Comment

Rory Carr has been missing since 1 May.

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'

Updated 6 hours ago 30,423 Views 37 Comments

More than 1.8 million vaccines doses have been administered so far.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

6 hours ago 4,914 Views 18 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.
Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE
# High Court
# High Court

Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE

6 hours ago 8,690 Views 0 Comments

Many of the documents at issue relate to the FAI’s former CEO John Delaney.

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'

7 hours ago 15,442 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said antigen testing is a part of Government policy when it comes to reopening society.

Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches
# Off The Hook
From The42
# Off The Hook

Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches

7 hours ago 10,844 Views 10 Comments

Photographs were published in the Irish Independent of the team taking part in a training session last March.

Missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well

Updated 8 hours ago 21,210 Views 2 Comments

John Doyle was missing from the Drumcondra area of Dublin.

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated 8 hours ago 33,655 Views 28 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West
# Serial Killer
# Serial Killer

Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West

8 hours ago 16,638 Views 0 Comments

Serial killer Fred West, who died in prison in 1995 aged 53, was previously suspected over the disappearance of Mary Bastholm.

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'
# No Return
# No Return

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'

8 hours ago 12,576 Views 54 Comments

The OECD has suggested the government reconsider the issue of domestic water charges.

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