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Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Tayto Park to be renamed Emerald Park as 12-year long sponsorship deal ends

18 minutes ago 2,562 Views 3 Comments

The Emerald rebrand was chosen due to Ireland’s nickname ‘the Emerald Isle’ given by international visitors.

Two arrested as part of probe into accommodation fraud in south Dublin
# Accommodation Fraud
# Accommodation Fraud

Two arrested as part of probe into accommodation fraud in south Dublin

35 minutes ago 3,686 Views 0 Comments

Investigators searched two houses in Dublin 13 this morning.

Varadkar defends plans for 10% concrete levy to offset cost of mica redress scheme
# Concrete Levy
# Concrete Levy

Varadkar defends plans for 10% concrete levy to offset cost of mica redress scheme

49 minutes ago 3,704 Views 10 Comments

The planned levy has raised concerns within the construction industry.

SDLP signals end to party's three-year partnership with Fianna Fáil
# End Of Partnership
# End Of Partnership

SDLP signals end to party's three-year partnership with Fianna Fáil

1 hour ago 4,646 Views 0 Comments

SDLP leader Colm Eastwood is saisd to have informed party delegates over the weekend.

Timeline: How the tracker mortgage scandal unfolded in Ireland
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Timeline: How the tracker mortgage scandal unfolded in Ireland

1 hour ago 1,898 Views 0 Comments

Bank of Ireland has been fined €100,520,000 by the Central Bank for its role in the controversy.

Three former Irish rugby players have initiated legal actions against the IRFU
# Irish Rugby
From The42
# Irish Rugby

Three former Irish rugby players have initiated legal actions against the IRFU

2 hours ago 24,259 Views 0 Comments

It is believed the cases are related to concussion injuries the players suffered during their rugby careers.

Russia to formally annex four occupied Ukraine regions tomorrow, Kremlin confirms
# Annexation
# Annexation

Russia to formally annex four occupied Ukraine regions tomorrow, Kremlin confirms

2 hours ago 13,037 Views 28 Comments

Ukraine and its allies have denounced the so-called referendums as a sham.

Poll: How many TV streaming subscriptions do you have?
# Streaming Wars
# Streaming Wars

Poll: How many TV streaming subscriptions do you have?

3 hours ago 15,860 Views 26 Comments

There has been an influx of new platforms in recent years.

Liz Truss endures local radio blitz and defends mini-budget despite market turmoil
# MARKET MELTDOWN
# MARKET MELTDOWN

Liz Truss endures local radio blitz and defends mini-budget despite market turmoil

Updated 3 hours ago 21,277 Views 22 Comments

The Prime Minister defended Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s measures, despite admitting the Government’s decisions have been ‘controversial’.

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Harry Dunn’s alleged killer set for UK court appearance
# ANNE SACOOLAS
# ANNE SACOOLAS

Harry Dunn’s alleged killer set for UK court appearance

4 hours ago 11,327 Views 0 Comments

Anne Sacoolas is accused of causing the 19-year-old motorcyclist’s death by dangerous driving.

Man arrested after van carrying a number of children rams three Garda cars in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested after van carrying a number of children rams three Garda cars in Cork

4 hours ago 16,622 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at around 9.45pm last night.

Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal

5 hours ago 24,673 Views 43 Comments
  • The bank was sanctioned for denying nearly 16,000 customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
  • The Central Bank said Bank of Ireland’s failures resulted in the loss of 50 properties, including 25 family homes.
  • Bank of Ireland admitted in full to 81 separate regulatory breaches.
'I’m thankful that he had my back... I’m glad that he said what he said'
# Protection
From The42
# Protection

'I’m thankful that he had my back... I’m glad that he said what he said'

Updated 5 hours ago 24,696 Views 2 Comments

Michael Obafemi praises Stephen Kenny for support as he looks to draw a line under club issues at Swansea City.

Girl (8) and mother remain in critical condition after violent incident in Clarecastle
# Clarecastle
# Clarecastle

Girl (8) and mother remain in critical condition after violent incident in Clarecastle

6 hours ago 17,388 Views 1 Comment

The incident occurred at around 8am on Tuesday.

Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea

6 hours ago 19,841 Views 30 Comments

The Swedish coast guard could not immediately say why the latest leak only appeared days after the initial breaches.

Hurricane Ian: One of the most powerful storms recorded in US slams Florida
# Landfall
# Landfall

Hurricane Ian: One of the most powerful storms recorded in US slams Florida

7 hours ago 14,086 Views 5 Comments

The Category 4 storm smashed the coast with 240 kmph winds and a wall of water.

'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio has died aged 59
# RIP
# RIP

'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio has died aged 59

7 hours ago 40,451 Views 14 Comments

Known for his 1995 hit Gangsta’s Paradise, Coolio was remembered for his ‘grind’ following reports of his death.

Reader Q&A: From rents to tax to pensions, your questions about the Budget answered
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Reader Q&A: From rents to tax to pensions, your questions about the Budget answered

14 hours ago 17,559 Views 8 Comments
  • The Journal asked readers to submit their questions about Budget 2023 and received dozens of queries since Tuesday evening
  • We found the answers to your Budget questions, from the renters' tax credit and fuel allowance to childcare and electric vehicles.

Yesterday's News

Three Armenians killed as fresh clashes break out with Azerbaijan at border
# Border Clashes
# Border Clashes

Three Armenians killed as fresh clashes break out with Azerbaijan at border

15 hours ago 9,453 Views 8 Comments

Last week, the two countries’ foreign ministers met for talks mediated by the US Secretary of State.

'A major shock': Cost of building new homes to go up by as much as €3k due to concrete levy
# Concrete Levy
# Concrete Levy

'A major shock': Cost of building new homes to go up by as much as €3k due to concrete levy

Updated 16 hours ago 39,140 Views 46 Comments

TDs expressed concern over the concrete block levy at their respective party meetings this evening.

'Huge' challenge to provide for refugees this year as State estimates €850m spend
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

'Huge' challenge to provide for refugees this year as State estimates €850m spend

16 hours ago 13,718 Views 30 Comments

Further funding will have to be sought for accommodating refugees from Ukraine and other countries, says minister

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida as Category 4 storm
# Category 4
# Category 4

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida as Category 4 storm

Updated 16 hours ago 38,223 Views 13 Comments

Ian is expected affect several million people across Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

'Life is depressing enough': Why plenty of people aren't bothered following the Budget
# Budget
# Budget

'Life is depressing enough': Why plenty of people aren't bothered following the Budget

16 hours ago 15,285 Views 31 Comments

Many people are disinterested or disdainful of the Budget’s political pageantry.

Gardaí investigating after juvenile skeletal remains found in east Cork
# Killeagh
# Killeagh

Gardaí investigating after juvenile skeletal remains found in east Cork

16 hours ago 29,405 Views 0 Comments

The discovery of the remains in Killeagh was made after gardaí were given confidential information.

North Korea fires tests ballistic missiles on eve of Kamala Harris trip
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires tests ballistic missiles on eve of Kamala Harris trip

16 hours ago 10,039 Views 2 Comments

South Korea’s military said it had ‘detected two short-range ballistic missiles fired from the Sunan area in Pyongyang’.

Body of missing US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found on Mount Manaslu in Nepal
# Himalayas
# Himalayas

Body of missing US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found on Mount Manaslu in Nepal

16 hours ago 24,305 Views 2 Comments

Nelson slipped and went missing while skiing down the world’s eighth-highest mountain.

Ukraine denounces annexation votes in four territories as Russia claims victory
# Annexation
# Annexation

Ukraine denounces annexation votes in four territories as Russia claims victory

Updated 17 hours ago 26,308 Views 29 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy rejected the referendums as a ‘farce’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

17 hours ago 4,948 Views 0 Comments

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

Biden appears to believe deceased politician is in audience at food conference
# Biden
# Biden

Biden appears to believe deceased politician is in audience at food conference

17 hours ago 56,870 Views 44 Comments

Officials claimed that the president simply had the congresswoman on his mind.

US dismisses Moscow's finger of blame for Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks
# Sabotage
# Sabotage

US dismisses Moscow's finger of blame for Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks

Updated 18 hours ago 48,939 Views 83 Comments

The US’s National Security Council said: ‘We all know Russia has a long history of spreading disinformation and is doing it again here.’

Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study from Belfast researchers suggests

Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study from Belfast researchers suggests

18 hours ago 13,743 Views 10 Comments

Researchers say the skill could be useful when training service dogs and therapy dogs.

TG4 to launch new Irish language children's TV channel
# Cula4
# Cula4

TG4 to launch new Irish language children's TV channel

19 hours ago 16,533 Views 16 Comments

Niamh Ní Chróinín will be the presenter of Cúla4.

Analysis: ‘Giveaway’ budget can’t gloss over collapsing living standards
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Analysis: ‘Giveaway’ budget can’t gloss over collapsing living standards

19 hours ago 11,949 Views 10 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan says while some budget measures will help, we cannot ignore the rough winter ahead.

Man arrested in Cavan on foot of European Arrest Warrant issued by Slovakian authorities
# Cavan Arrest
# Cavan Arrest

Man arrested in Cavan on foot of European Arrest Warrant issued by Slovakian authorities

19 hours ago 19,633 Views 0 Comments

He had been living and working in Ireland under a number of false identities.

IVF publicly funded through private clinics won't start until September 2023
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

IVF publicly funded through private clinics won't start until September 2023

19 hours ago 10,169 Views 12 Comments

The public system will be built up over the year to provide IVF services through six fertility hubs around the country.

Explainer: Why the UK's chaotic financial markets forced the Bank of England to step in
# Bond Buying
# Bond Buying

Explainer: Why the UK's chaotic financial markets forced the Bank of England to step in

20 hours ago 20,468 Views 14 Comments

The Bank intervened to try to bring surging yields in government bonds under control as they spiralled higher.

EU seeks trade sanctions on Russia over ‘sham’ Ukraine votes
# EU Sanctions
# EU Sanctions

EU seeks trade sanctions on Russia over ‘sham’ Ukraine votes

20 hours ago 7,949 Views 5 Comments

Simon Coveney said the results don’t ‘truly reflect what people in those parts of Ukraine actually want’.

The Explainer: What type of tax system does Ireland have?
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

The Explainer: What type of tax system does Ireland have?

20 hours ago 3,043 Views 1 Comment

Is it progressive? And what does that even mean? The ESRI’s Barra Roantree joins us on this week’s episode to explain all.

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