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Stalking is not a specific offence in law and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it
# Stalking Bill
# Stalking Bill

Stalking is not a specific offence in law and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it

18 minutes ago 1,010 Views 1 Comment

Stalking Ireland has worked with Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers on the bill.

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

37 minutes ago 1,536 Views 0 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

Ninety new Covid outbreaks reported in schools in space of a week
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Ninety new Covid outbreaks reported in schools in space of a week

41 minutes ago 4,195 Views 3 Comments

The figures were released today.

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?

1 hour ago 5,272 Views 7 Comments

Prices have been rising in recent months – but has that encouraged you to change?

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles

1 hour ago 7,085 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are working to identify the rightful owners of the stolen bikes.

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months
# Not Stopping Yet
# Not Stopping Yet

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months

1 hour ago 5,266 Views 2 Comments

Authorities said dangers still lie ahead, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain.

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney
# New Normal
From The42
# New Normal

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney

Updated 1 hour ago 15,296 Views 7 Comments

Former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney isn’t ruling out one last move before retiring from rugby.

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative

1 hour ago 5,083 Views 2 Comments

Dublin City Council closed off two Dublin Street to traffic to facilitate outdoor dining

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be
# Vaccine Centres
# Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be

2 hours ago 5,141 Views 5 Comments

It’s part of a ‘vaccination week’ initiative which aims to maximise uptake.

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

3 hours ago 12,826 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57
# Stanford Blatch
# Stanford Blatch

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57

4 hours ago 28,519 Views 9 Comments

Garson also starred in White Collar and appeared in numerous hit shows and films.

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
# Derry
# Derry

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

4 hours ago 4,116 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested in Derry this morning.

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad

Updated 5 hours ago 11,832 Views 15 Comments

Zebo was a notable omission when a 50-man Ireland squad gathered last week.

FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues

5 hours ago 25,892 Views 16 Comments

The 22-year-old’s body was discovered on Sunday.

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

6 hours ago 15,719 Views 12 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."
China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change

6 hours ago 8,810 Views 20 Comments

China could shut 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries.

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake
# Australia
# Australia

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

6 hours ago 37,702 Views 4 Comments

The earthquake was the largest to rattle Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck in 2019.

Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?
# Ivermectin As Treatment
# Ivermectin As Treatment

Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?

6 hours ago 16,021 Views 40 Comments

The professor says it’s important to look in depth at the evidence using a critical theoretical framework, or ask someone else who can do this.

Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water
# Water Workers
# Water Workers

Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water

7 hours ago 11,989 Views 25 Comments

Discussions took place during the summer and they are set to resume again in mid-October.

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician

13 hours ago 42,464 Views 64 Comments
  • Individuals who organised and attended these protests have pledged to continue with these types of demonstrations on a weekly basis, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The demonstrations have been widely condemned by both government and opposition politicians.

Yesterday’s News

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed
# Mary O'callaghan
# Mary O'callaghan

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed

15 hours ago 56,181 Views 31 Comments

Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 18 months.

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

15 hours ago 28,077 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief

15 hours ago 46,343 Views 30 Comments

Alejandro Mayorkas wouldn’t say whether they reflected mistreatment or abuse, deferring instead to a promised investigation.

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win
# Starting XI
From The42
# Starting XI

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win

Updated 16 hours ago 58,442 Views 38 Comments

It finished 3-0 for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Carrow Road.

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution
# $100 Billion
# $100 Billion

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution

Updated 16 hours ago 10,807 Views 7 Comments

The US president told the UN that the world was approaching a point of no return.

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
# Trial
# Trial

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court

16 hours ago 30,237 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia
# The Mighty Quinns
From The42
# The Mighty Quinns

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia

16 hours ago 20,781 Views 5 Comments

Fans returned for the Girls In Green’s last run-out before the World Cup qualifying campaign.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

16 hours ago 6,856 Views 0 Comments

Here are the stories which made the headlines today.

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines
# New York
# New York

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines

17 hours ago 21,222 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach held a number of bilateral meetings at the UN in New York today.

Education Minister rejects accusation of ‘complacency’ over return of schools
# Back To School
# Back To School

Education Minister rejects accusation of ‘complacency’ over return of schools

17 hours ago 16,645 Views 23 Comments

Some opposition politicians were critical of what they labelled “confusing” guidance for when pupils are designated as close contacts.

Explainer: What are the current rules around migration in Europe?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: What are the current rules around migration in Europe?

17 hours ago 10,868 Views 10 Comments

A unified migration and asylum plan for all EU member states has yet to be implemented.

Many teenage Travellers not returning to school following pandemic closure challenges
# No Support
# No Support

Many teenage Travellers not returning to school following pandemic closure challenges

Updated 18 hours ago 17,610 Views 0 Comments

Young Travellers found remote schoolwork extra challenging due to lack of access to digital and other resources during the pandemic.

GSOC launches investigation into ‘certain aspects’ of arrest of 14-year-old boy by Gardaí
# Dublin
# Dublin

GSOC launches investigation into ‘certain aspects’ of arrest of 14-year-old boy by Gardaí

18 hours ago 40,558 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the incident has been shared on social media.

MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'
# Rose Plays Julie
# Rose Plays Julie

MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'

18 hours ago 11,018 Views 0 Comments

We talk to the two stars of new Irish film Rose Plays Julie about how the film explores the theme of sexual violence.

Man, 41, accused of raping 15-year-old girl in his home in Dublin
# Court
# Court

Man, 41, accused of raping 15-year-old girl in his home in Dublin

18 hours ago 25,980 Views 0 Comments

The man has been accused of rape and false imprisonment in 2017.

Budget will protect the most vulnerable against energy price hikes, says Taoiseach
# Utility Bills
# Utility Bills

Budget will protect the most vulnerable against energy price hikes, says Taoiseach

Updated 18 hours ago 21,748 Views 37 Comments

Leo Varadkar said in the Dáil that Ireland is a “price taker” when it comes to oil and gas.

Gardaí renew appeal for information on death of young man due to hit and run in 1996
# Paraic Coffey
# Paraic Coffey

Gardaí renew appeal for information on death of young man due to hit and run in 1996

18 hours ago 18,265 Views 3 Comments

25 years later, gardaí say the family of Paraic Coffey still have no closure on the fatal hit and run that killed him.

Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect
# Pay Freeze
# Pay Freeze

Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect

19 hours ago 15,768 Views 17 Comments

Cabin crew members similarly rejected a pay freeze in recent days.

Man in critical condition after motorbike and truck crash in Cork
# Blarney
# Blarney

Man in critical condition after motorbike and truck crash in Cork

19 hours ago 12,403 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at around 1pm today.

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