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

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

Updated 19 minutes ago 5,133 Views 0 Comments

In 1975, two children looked under a slab of concrete and saw what appeared to be bones. Decades later, their accidental discovery led to a mass grave being uncovered on the grounds of a former mother and baby home.

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?

43 minutes ago 4,455 Views 4 Comments

Did you grab any bargains?

'In school, I remember writing down 'Olympian'... It's the pinnacle'
# Grand Ambition
From The42
# Grand Ambition

'In school, I remember writing down 'Olympian'... It's the pinnacle'

1 hour ago 3,913 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Beibhinn Parsons is focusing on 7s rugby ahead of a big season on the Series.

Aisha: How this Irish film gives a look inside the Direct Provision system
# Irish Cinema
# Irish Cinema

Aisha: How this Irish film gives a look inside the Direct Provision system

1 hour ago 3,540 Views 0 Comments

We speak to the director, Frank Berry.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
US bans sales and imports of Chinese tech from Huawei and ZTE over security risk
# Banned
# Banned

US bans sales and imports of Chinese tech from Huawei and ZTE over security risk

1 hour ago 4,471 Views 6 Comments

It is the latest in a years-long escalation of US restrictions of Chinese technology.

It's a wet and windy start to the weekend with frosty conditions on the way
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

It's a wet and windy start to the weekend with frosty conditions on the way

2 hours ago 7,701 Views 1 Comment

Mild temperatures are forecast tonight but tomorrow night will see frosty conditions.

At least three people killed and 11 others injured in school shooting in Brazil
# Brazil
# Brazil

At least three people killed and 11 others injured in school shooting in Brazil

3 hours ago 5,213 Views 4 Comments

Authorities have arrested the shooter.

A strange Kerry club season, stars return from Dubai and a Munster campaign begins
# Strand Road
From The42
# Strand Road

A strange Kerry club season, stars return from Dubai and a Munster campaign begins

3 hours ago 8,584 Views 0 Comments

Kerins O’Rahillys start out in the Munster championship tomorrow against Clare’s Éire Óg.

Appeal lodged over Council's refusal of planning permission for apartments near St Anne's Park
# Raheny
# Raheny

Appeal lodged over Council's refusal of planning permission for apartments near St Anne's Park

3 hours ago 6,818 Views 0 Comments

The refusal followed Dublin City Council receiving more than 230 objections against the proposal.

Twitter employee: 'Our jobs are gone but we hope EU and UK law will protect us'
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Twitter employee: 'Our jobs are gone but we hope EU and UK law will protect us'

3 hours ago 10,815 Views 14 Comments

One former employee says staff are gutted – ‘after 14 interviews in 11 months, I had finally found my dream job’.

Two men due in court over attempted hijacking of car and two robberies in Co Dublin
# Booterstown
# Booterstown

Two men due in court over attempted hijacking of car and two robberies in Co Dublin

4 hours ago 7,808 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the car was assaulted during the attempted hijacking.

Where in the world do Ireland really rank? It isn’t No1
# Power Rankings
From The42
# Power Rankings

Where in the world do Ireland really rank? It isn’t No1

4 hours ago 28,258 Views 22 Comments

Ireland have had a brilliant year but if you’d to choose a World Cup winner for 2023, you’d go France first, South Africa second and toss a coin for third.

The Green Party convention takes place in Athlone - and it has a decision to make on housing
# Coalition Woes
# Coalition Woes

The Green Party convention takes place in Athlone - and it has a decision to make on housing

4 hours ago 8,108 Views 21 Comments

Housing will be the main issue of the next election – the Green Party should know this.

Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity to hear from Dr Jane Goodall at final meeting
# Nature
# Nature

Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity to hear from Dr Jane Goodall at final meeting

4 hours ago 4,200 Views 3 Comments

The assembly will send recommendations to the government on how to solve the biodiversity emergency.

Protest and concert in Dublin this afternoon calling for action on housing crisis
# Raise The Roof
# Raise The Roof

Protest and concert in Dublin this afternoon calling for action on housing crisis

4 hours ago 6,441 Views 3 Comments

Their ‘Rally for Housing’ is due to kick off at 1pm this afternoon at Parnell Square in Dublin city.

The top nine moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The top nine moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show

10 hours ago 43,420 Views 28 Comments

Munchkins, Liverpool’s Caoimhín Kelleher and the Irish women’s football team all made an appearance.

The Dowdall-Hutch tapes: What the court heard from secret garda recordings
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

The Dowdall-Hutch tapes: What the court heard from secret garda recordings

11 hours ago 9,470 Views 0 Comments

The uncovered conversation reveals the two men’s discussions about gardaí, the Kinahan cartel, and Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald.

Yesterday's News

Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says
# Toxic
# Toxic

Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says

12 hours ago 12,413 Views 17 Comments

A review into the brigade found that female, black and Asian firefighters had to contend with abuse from colleagues.

Woman arrested in investigation into discovery of man's body eight months ago released
# Cork
# Cork

Woman arrested in investigation into discovery of man's body eight months ago released

12 hours ago 8,321 Views 0 Comments

A file will now be sent to the DPP.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Late Late Toy Show?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about the Late Late Toy Show?

12 hours ago 21,538 Views 8 Comments

There better be one for everyone in the audience…

Rory Hearne: The housing game is rigged and it's time we called it out
# Raise The Roof
# Raise The Roof

Rory Hearne: The housing game is rigged and it's time we called it out

Updated 13 hours ago 30,492 Views 39 Comments

The housing expert says waiting for the market to fix the housing crisis is ‘like waiting for Godot’ – he’s calling on everyone to join the Raise the Roof protest.

Pensioner dies following crash between tractor and car in Leitrim
# Manorhamilton
# Manorhamilton

Pensioner dies following crash between tractor and car in Leitrim

13 hours ago 11,519 Views 1 Comment

Forensic road collision investigators are to examine the scene.

Russian shelling kills 15 in Kherson as Ukraine battles to restore power
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian shelling kills 15 in Kherson as Ukraine battles to restore power

Updated 13 hours ago 19,098 Views 24 Comments

A barrage of missiles hit residential and commercial buildings, setting some ablaze.

Ireland responsible for more emissions globally than national figures show - study
# Greenhouse Gases
# Greenhouse Gases

Ireland responsible for more emissions globally than national figures show - study

14 hours ago 9,083 Views 30 Comments

The global carbon footprint of Irish consumption is higher than what is reflected in current calculations.

Fears historic Rock of Cashel site will be 'forever changed' if hotel gets approval
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Fears historic Rock of Cashel site will be 'forever changed' if hotel gets approval

14 hours ago 21,679 Views 16 Comments

Archaeologists have appealed for people to make submissions on the project ahead of Monday’s deadline.

England jeered by own supporters after dreary draw with United States
# Drab
From The42
# Drab

England jeered by own supporters after dreary draw with United States

14 hours ago 34,401 Views 37 Comments

A dreadful game finished 0-0 at the Al-Bayt Stadium.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

14 hours ago 4,116 Views 0 Comments

The Journal brings you a round-up of today’s news.

Former Our Lady's Hospice head of finance jailed for Spanish property scheme
# Court
# Court

Former Our Lady's Hospice head of finance jailed for Spanish property scheme

15 hours ago 15,293 Views 0 Comments

Members of the company’s board were told that the property was dilapidated and not fit for sale.

Scott Penny convinced his best path to an Ireland shirt is through Leinster
# In For A Penny
From The42
# In For A Penny

Scott Penny convinced his best path to an Ireland shirt is through Leinster

15 hours ago 22,732 Views 34 Comments

Flanker faces tough competition for the No7 shirt with club and country.

Gerry Hutch trial: Permission to deploy garda bugging device sought under 'culture of secrecy'
# Regency Trial
# Regency Trial

Gerry Hutch trial: Permission to deploy garda bugging device sought under 'culture of secrecy'

15 hours ago 9,102 Views 0 Comments

The defence is objecting to the admissibility of almost eight hours of a ten hour audio recording of conversations between Hutch and Jonathan Dowdall.

Senior Dublin-based Twitter executive secures injunction preventing her dismissal
# Courts
# Courts

Senior Dublin-based Twitter executive secures injunction preventing her dismissal

16 hours ago 18,362 Views 0 Comments

The order was secured by Sinead McSweeney, who is Twitter’s global vice president for public policy.

Attorney General to step down from his role in coming weeks
# Courts
# Courts

Attorney General to step down from his role in coming weeks

16 hours ago 13,421 Views 5 Comments

Paul Gallagher has held the role for two years under the current Government.

Helen McEntee begins maternity leave with Heather Humphreys taking over justice brief
# Justice Minister
# Justice Minister

Helen McEntee begins maternity leave with Heather Humphreys taking over justice brief

17 hours ago 25,266 Views 14 Comments

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys will take over the justice brief until 17 December.

'Gull-proof' bags trial could lead to plastic bags ban for waste collection in Dublin
# Litter
# Litter

'Gull-proof' bags trial could lead to plastic bags ban for waste collection in Dublin

17 hours ago 14,058 Views 20 Comments

There are approximately 950 streets across the city where customers are allowed to use single-use plastic bags for their waste including most parts of the city centre.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test Your Knowledge
From The42
# Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

18 hours ago 21,550 Views 2 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

40 year old pleads guilty to manslaughter of homeless man in tented village in Cork
# Court
# Court

40 year old pleads guilty to manslaughter of homeless man in tented village in Cork

18 hours ago 8,600 Views 0 Comments

O’Sullivan had originally been charged with murder and was due to stand trial in Cork on January 30 next year.

Youth who drove stolen bus for 30 minutes spared custodial sentence
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Youth who drove stolen bus for 30 minutes spared custodial sentence

19 hours ago 12,715 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old returned the bus and presented himself to gardaí.

East Wall: Donohoe says residents raised 'important and sensitive' matters relating to housing of refugees
# East Wall
# East Wall

East Wall: Donohoe says residents raised 'important and sensitive' matters relating to housing of refugees

Updated 19 hours ago 24,066 Views 19 Comments

Protests have taken place in East Wall this week.

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