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Melbourne riot police use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne riot police use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-vaccine protest

13 minutes ago 925 Views 0 Comments

The city as been in strict lockdown for seven weeks as the city struggles to curb a Delta outbreak.

Rugby player Brendan Mullin to stand trial for more than €500,000 alleged bank fraud
# Brendan Mullin
# Brendan Mullin

Rugby player Brendan Mullin to stand trial for more than €500,000 alleged bank fraud

35 minutes ago 8,267 Views 0 Comments

Mullin had been working in an executive position in Bank of Ireland at the time of the alleged offences.

HSE has no 'specific plans' for site of Cork mental health care centre due to close next month
# Owenacurra Centre
# Owenacurra Centre

HSE has no 'specific plans' for site of Cork mental health care centre due to close next month

41 minutes ago 1,815 Views 0 Comments

The Owenaccura Centre in Midleton, which houses 19 residents, is set to close in October.

Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules
# Polonium-210
# Polonium-210

Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

46 minutes ago 2,732 Views 0 Comments

The former Russian spy died after being poisoned with a rare radioactive substance in London in 2006.

Redundancy scheme announced for workers laid off during pandemic
# Redundancy Package
# Redundancy Package

Redundancy scheme announced for workers laid off during pandemic

Updated 56 minutes ago 8,655 Views 6 Comments

The State will make a special payment of up to a maximum of €1,860 under the scheme.

Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'
# Defective Blocks
# Defective Blocks

Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'

1 hour ago 5,500 Views 7 Comments

Affected homeowners are seeking 100% of the costs associated with fixing their homes.

Taoiseach's Secretary General to come before Oireachtas Committee over Zappone appointment
# Katherine Zappone
# Katherine Zappone

Taoiseach's Secretary General to come before Oireachtas Committee over Zappone appointment

1 hour ago 5,833 Views 14 Comments

Martin Fraser in the Department of An Taoiseach will face the committee, though Zappone has confirmed she will not.

Irish gardener wins gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show
# Billy Alexander
# Billy Alexander

Irish gardener wins gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show

2 hours ago 13,224 Views 10 Comments

The Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious gardening events.

'She really, really wants to play for Ireland' - English-born star set to be catapulted straight in
# Debut Day
From The42
# Debut Day

'She really, really wants to play for Ireland' - English-born star set to be catapulted straight in

Updated 2 hours ago 12,125 Views 1 Comment

Vera Pauw has hinted that she will hand the ‘amazing’ Lucy Quinn her Ireland debut tonight.

Temperatures to reach 20 degrees over next few days ahead of unsettled weekend
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Temperatures to reach 20 degrees over next few days ahead of unsettled weekend

2 hours ago 15,267 Views 13 Comments

The weather is to be more unsettled over the weekend as low pressure moves in.

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban

4 hours ago 13,642 Views 51 Comments

The legislation bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of 24-year-old missing from Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of 24-year-old missing from Dublin

5 hours ago 41,703 Views 0 Comments

Bridget was last seen on the Old Nangor Road in Clondalkin on Monday.

Biden to tell UN he does not believe in a 'new Cold war'
# UN
# UN

Biden to tell UN he does not believe in a 'new Cold war'

5 hours ago 8,087 Views 20 Comments

Biden’s first speech as US president to the General Assembly faces a tough reception.

Poll: Will you watch the Great British Bake Off?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Great British Bake Off?

5 hours ago 21,029 Views 26 Comments

The Great British Bake Off is a big ratings winner for Channel 4.

'He’ll come back as strong as before, or even stronger ' – Leavy primed to return after injury nightmare
# Dan The Man
From The42
# Dan The Man

'He’ll come back as strong as before, or even stronger ' – Leavy primed to return after injury nightmare

Updated 5 hours ago 12,209 Views 3 Comments

The flanker has suffered two long-term injury setbacks since 2019.

AstraZeneca to build €300 million manufacturing plant in Dublin
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

AstraZeneca to build €300 million manufacturing plant in Dublin

5 hours ago 26,375 Views 33 Comments

About 100 jobs are to be created.

Taoiseach visits 9/11 memorial and lays flowers alongside names of Irish people who died
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach visits 9/11 memorial and lays flowers alongside names of Irish people who died

6 hours ago 11,280 Views 4 Comments

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks.

Wally the Walrus spotted in Iceland 'on journey home to the Arctic'
# Where's Wally?
# Where's Wally?

Wally the Walrus spotted in Iceland 'on journey home to the Arctic'

6 hours ago 13,226 Views 8 Comments

Wally was spotted over 900 km away from his last known location in West Cork.

French defence minister warns Mali against Russian 'mercenary' firm
# Mali
# Mali

French defence minister warns Mali against Russian 'mercenary' firm

6 hours ago 12,712 Views 1 Comment

France has deployed troops to Mali and the general Sahel area to fight Jihadist groups.

Commission raps Ireland for 'persistently failing' to manage protected nature sites
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Commission raps Ireland for 'persistently failing' to manage protected nature sites

7 hours ago 20,874 Views 11 Comments

Just over 60% of our 600-plus legally protected nature areas have conservation objectives.

Justin Trudeau’s party projected to win most seats in Canada’s election
# Canada
# Canada

Justin Trudeau’s party projected to win most seats in Canada’s election

7 hours ago 7,646 Views 11 Comments

It is expected that the incumbent will form a minority government.

Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam
# Dublin
# Dublin

Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam

14 hours ago 46,928 Views 6 Comments
  • An attempted scam took place over two days last week at an estate in north Dublin, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Officers are urging householders in the area to be on the alert for suspicious callers.
  • One charity has described the attempted scam as 'despicable'.

Yesterday’s News

Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint
# Larry Bass
# Larry Bass

Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint

15 hours ago 43,776 Views 35 Comments

Larry Bass said he issued his resignation after attending his first RTÉ board meeting last Thursday.

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála
# Charlestown
# Charlestown

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála

16 hours ago 39,257 Views 47 Comments

In a separate case, ABP also granted planning for 114 build-to-rent apartments in Dublin 16.

Late Kelly equaliser sees Bohs and Derry share spoils after six-goal thriller
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Late Kelly equaliser sees Bohs and Derry share spoils after six-goal thriller

16 hours ago 9,593 Views 5 Comments

Kelly’s 95th minute goal came shortly after the visitors thought they had secured victory through James Akintunde.

Murder accused told wife: 'When someone loves so much, it is the worst thing in the world'
# Anne Colomines
# Anne Colomines

Murder accused told wife: 'When someone loves so much, it is the worst thing in the world'

16 hours ago 23,341 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen (39) has pleaded not guilty to murdering his 37-year-old wife in Dublin in 2017.

'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within

Updated 16 hours ago 10,975 Views 1 Comment

The Girls In Green face Australia in an international friendly tomorrow night.

Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage
# Trial
# Trial

Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage

16 hours ago 10,116 Views 0 Comments

The defence will now begin calling former Kelly employees.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

17 hours ago 6,987 Views 0 Comments

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

Zappone a ‘private citizen’ says Taoiseach, after she turns down committee invite
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

Zappone a ‘private citizen’ says Taoiseach, after she turns down committee invite

Updated 17 hours ago 54,944 Views 102 Comments

Zappone declined an invite to face an Oireachtas Committee over her special envoy role.

Meyler: 'Being a good person is as important as being a good footballer'
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

Meyler: 'Being a good person is as important as being a good footballer'

18 hours ago 20,141 Views 2 Comments

Tyrone’s All-Ireland winning hero is determined not to let the success change him.

Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban

18 hours ago 26,072 Views 10 Comments

The White House announced the change in the current travel ban into the US today.

Taoiseach says he won't make commitments ‘one way or the other’ to companies about corporation tax rate
# 12.5 Per Cent
# 12.5 Per Cent

Taoiseach says he won't make commitments ‘one way or the other’ to companies about corporation tax rate

Updated 18 hours ago 17,044 Views 23 Comments

The Finance Minister told the European Commission it is “not appropriate” at present for Ireland to sign up to the deal.

Teenage boy missing from Dublin 12 since Thursday
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Teenage boy missing from Dublin 12 since Thursday

18 hours ago 20,441 Views 0 Comments

Calvin O’Connor has been missing from Bluebell since 16 September.

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff

Updated 18 hours ago 14,435 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year
# Cannabis Poisoning
# Cannabis Poisoning

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year

18 hours ago 39,816 Views 46 Comments

One case involved two siblings aged three and four who consumed cannabis peach ring jellies.

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick

19 hours ago 11,930 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in Westfield Park, Limerick at around 10pm last Friday night.

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November
# Good News
# Good News

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November

Updated 19 hours ago 53,834 Views 35 Comments

Simon Coveney said this will come as “very good news” for many Irish people impacted by the ban.

At least two injured in US high school shooting
# Heritage High School
# Heritage High School

At least two injured in US high school shooting

20 hours ago 18,838 Views 13 Comments

Police are on the scene.

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