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Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

4 minutes ago 131 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?

7 minutes ago 1,202 Views 4 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister survived a confidence vote last night.

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

31 minutes ago 4,579 Views 5 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body

1 hour ago 2,240 Views 5 Comments

The concerns of bereaved relatives will be raised at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story
# In The Works
# In The Works

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story

Updated 1 hour ago 38,340 Views 44 Comments

Public health restrictions on work are easing from Monday. What does that mean for you?

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery

2 hours ago 6,716 Views 14 Comments

The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'

Updated 2 hours ago 70,678 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the hospital urged anyone with concerns about care to get in contact.

'You’re in a bit of a hole, a bit angry at the situation' – Ringrose looking to put injury woes behind him
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'You’re in a bit of a hole, a bit angry at the situation' – Ringrose looking to put injury woes behind him

Updated 2 hours ago 5,932 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster centre suffered a number of injury setbacks last season.

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of Child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
# America
# America

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of Child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US

3 hours ago 27,110 Views 0 Comments

Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain
# Security Pact
# Security Pact

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain

3 hours ago 9,580 Views 20 Comments

The submarines are not intended however to carry nuclear weapons.

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return
# Space
# Space

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return

4 hours ago 6,584 Views 6 Comments

The Dragon capsule’s two men and two women will spend three days circling the world.

'A question of trust': What exactly is the EU's proposed pact on migration?
# Migration
# Migration

'A question of trust': What exactly is the EU's proposed pact on migration?

4 hours ago 4,760 Views 4 Comments

The pact has yet to be adopted and there is currently no unified migration and asylum plan for all member states.

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest
# Dublin
# Dublin

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest

5 hours ago 18,834 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old Dublin man was found unconscious in his cell and died three months later.

'Critical shortcomings' on social media companies in tackling disinformation, report finds
# Disinformation
# Disinformation

'Critical shortcomings' on social media companies in tackling disinformation, report finds

5 hours ago 3,533 Views 8 Comments

Research undertaken on behalf of the BAI and published today analysed 47 monthly transparency reports.

Survivors consider legal action to get health records amid 'bizarre' row with department
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Survivors consider legal action to get health records amid 'bizarre' row with department

11 hours ago 15,457 Views 0 Comments
  • Survivors of mother and baby institutions have been told to submit FOI requests, despite already applying under GDPR
  • A number of women are considering legal action, Órla Ryan reports
  • Noelle Brown says the latest development is "despicable" and "ridiculous"

Yesterday’s News

High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case
# Allegations
# Allegations

High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case

12 hours ago 24,236 Views 0 Comments

Virginia Giuffre’s legal team asked the court to take action under the Hague Service Convention.

Minister Simon Coveney wins confidence vote in the Dáil by 92 votes to 59
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

Minister Simon Coveney wins confidence vote in the Dáil by 92 votes to 59

Updated 13 hours ago 70,404 Views 145 Comments

Sinn Féin tabled a motion of no confidence in the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties

13 hours ago 25,360 Views 17 Comments

Kim Yo Jong criticised the South Korean president for describing North Korean weapons demonstrations as a provocation.

Liverpool overcome Milan in 5-goal thriller
# Exciting
From The42
# Exciting

Liverpool overcome Milan in 5-goal thriller

13 hours ago 25,255 Views 40 Comments

A superb Jordan Henderson strike secured the Reds a hard-fought victory.

Alanis Morissette blasts documentary Jagged as ‘salacious’
# Jagged
# Jagged

Alanis Morissette blasts documentary Jagged as ‘salacious’

13 hours ago 42,210 Views 14 Comments

The Canadian singer has refused to attend the premiere of the HBO film about her life.

Liz Truss becomes UK Foreign Secretary as Williamson sacked and Raab demoted
# In Liz We Truss
# In Liz We Truss

Liz Truss becomes UK Foreign Secretary as Williamson sacked and Raab demoted

14 hours ago 22,416 Views 9 Comments

Nadhim Zahawi has been promoted to Education Secretary.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

14 hours ago 10,563 Views 0 Comments

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

New plan could lead to ‘rebirth’ of Irish nightlife, says minister
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

New plan could lead to ‘rebirth’ of Irish nightlife, says minister

15 hours ago 23,698 Views 30 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the plan was about ‘taking back our nights’.

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury

15 hours ago 14,190 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend has a 43-man senior squad coming into the new season.

'Homes for people, not for profit': Hundreds gather outside Dáil to protest housing crisis
# Housing Protest
# Housing Protest

'Homes for people, not for profit': Hundreds gather outside Dáil to protest housing crisis

15 hours ago 11,565 Views 20 Comments

Hundreds of people gathered in the city centre on the same day TDs reconvened after the summer recess.

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC
# Recall
# Recall

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC

16 hours ago 22,305 Views 17 Comments

THC is the active ingredient in cannabis which gets users high.

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home

16 hours ago 27,410 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Justice Paul McDermott and a jury.

Schools to get 25,000 carbon dioxide monitors by the end of the week, says Taoiseach
# Return To School
# Return To School

Schools to get 25,000 carbon dioxide monitors by the end of the week, says Taoiseach

16 hours ago 11,329 Views 22 Comments

A defect in thousands of monitors resulted in a delay in the roll out.

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane
# Speaking Up
From The42
# Speaking Up

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane

17 hours ago 25,488 Views 5 Comments

Ellen Keane says that access is often a problem for her compared with Olympic athletes.

Donnelly says he will 'prioritise' legislation for safe access zones around health facilities
# Safe Zones
# Safe Zones

Donnelly says he will 'prioritise' legislation for safe access zones around health facilities

17 hours ago 9,835 Views 5 Comments

An exclusion zone would mean protests would not be permitted in the area surrounding a healthcare facility.

DUP asks President Higgins to 'think again' as he declines invite to service marking 100 years of partition
# Armagh
# Armagh

DUP asks President Higgins to 'think again' as he declines invite to service marking 100 years of partition

17 hours ago 63,027 Views 75 Comments

It’s understood Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will be in attendance at the church service in Armagh.

45 students suspected of cheating in Leaving Cert exams have results provisionally withheld
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

45 students suspected of cheating in Leaving Cert exams have results provisionally withheld

17 hours ago 44,509 Views 0 Comments

The decision to withhold a result or marks is open to appeal.

Obsessive Dublin teen was behind web of harassment of BBC journalist
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Obsessive Dublin teen was behind web of harassment of BBC journalist

17 hours ago 29,811 Views 0 Comments

It was established that he had been barred from Twitter 150 times while using various aliases.

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry resigns party whip and will vote against Simon Coveney in confidence motion
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry resigns party whip and will vote against Simon Coveney in confidence motion

Updated 17 hours ago 60,510 Views 105 Comments

The debate on the confidence motion is scheduled for this evening.

Coronavirus: 1,185 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,185 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 30,375 Views 53 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

Data Protection Commissioner launches two inquiries into TikTok
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner launches two inquiries into TikTok

18 hours ago 8,140 Views 6 Comments

The second inquiry will focus on transfers by TikTok of personal data to China.

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation

19 hours ago 14,232 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach said a “close eye” will be kept on colleges and what they charge in for rent.

Deaths of 130 people in Paris attacks ‘nothing personal’, key suspect tells court
# Salah Abdeslam
# Salah Abdeslam

Deaths of 130 people in Paris attacks ‘nothing personal’, key suspect tells court

19 hours ago 13,737 Views 5 Comments

Salah Abdeslam said the 2015 attacks were revenge for French airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.

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