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Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims

17 minutes ago 2,023 Views 0 Comments

He has been accused of sexually assaulting a then 17-year-old girl.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for well being' of woman (51) missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí 'concerned for well being' of woman (51) missing from Dublin

37 minutes ago 7,349 Views 0 Comments

Nataljia Rimsiene was last seen on Sunday evening at approximately 8.30pm.

Judge in Foxrock murder case tells jury to flag any issues with nature of evidence being heard
# Courts
# Courts

Judge in Foxrock murder case tells jury to flag any issues with nature of evidence being heard

Updated 51 minutes ago 17,539 Views 0 Comments

Grace Miano (53) is charged with the murder of Malawian man Limbani ‘Robert’ Mzoma (27).

Cork University Maternity Hospital apologises after babies' organs were incinerated
# Belgium
# Belgium

Cork University Maternity Hospital apologises after babies' organs were incinerated

Updated 58 minutes ago 36,281 Views 9 Comments

The organs of 18 babies were sent to Belgium along with clinical waste, prompting an investigation.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

1 hour ago 2,126 Views 0 Comments

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

'It irks me a lot' - Irish assistant boss Andrews still in the dark over source of Videogate controversy
# The Wembley Tape
From The42
# The Wembley Tape

'It irks me a lot' - Irish assistant boss Andrews still in the dark over source of Videogate controversy

Updated 1 hour ago 12,920 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Kenny had previously suggested there were people ‘behind the scenes or elsewhere’ behind the saga.

Youth assaulted during incident at Luas line in Dublin city centre
# Parnell Street
# Parnell Street

Youth assaulted during incident at Luas line in Dublin city centre

1 hour ago 16,682 Views 12 Comments

A number of Garda units attended the scene and youths had dispersed upon arrival.

Plan to tackle healthcare waiting lists to be announced shortly, says Taoiseach
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Plan to tackle healthcare waiting lists to be announced shortly, says Taoiseach

1 hour ago 4,373 Views 19 Comments

There are more than 100,000 children on waiting lists for treatment, assessment and diagnostic tests.

Ireland named 'best country' for response to pandemic in Bloomberg monthly resilience ranking
# Simply The Best
# Simply The Best

Ireland named 'best country' for response to pandemic in Bloomberg monthly resilience ranking

2 hours ago 15,059 Views 24 Comments

The nation was praised for its “startling turnaround” and the success of the vaccine rollout.

Government to oppose proposal to ban data centres in Ireland
# Energy Grid
# Energy Grid

Government to oppose proposal to ban data centres in Ireland

Updated 2 hours ago 13,392 Views 35 Comments

The Taoiseach has said banning data centres is ‘too crude a measure’.

'Urgent' independent review to be carried out into abuse experienced in the Defence Forces
# Women Of Honour
# Women Of Honour

'Urgent' independent review to be carried out into abuse experienced in the Defence Forces

2 hours ago 3,287 Views 4 Comments

Women have alleged they were sexually assaulted and discriminated against while serving in the Irish Defence Forces.

Emergency powers linked to indoor dining extended to January, but Govt says no plans to use them
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

Emergency powers linked to indoor dining extended to January, but Govt says no plans to use them

3 hours ago 12,588 Views 11 Comments

Provisions in the Health Amendment Act are due to expire on 9 October.

The Remote: Two new Britney docs, Hector in Éireann and Louis Theroux does true crime
# The Remote
# The Remote

The Remote: Two new Britney docs, Hector in Éireann and Louis Theroux does true crime

3 hours ago 8,012 Views 0 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Greta Thunberg criticises ‘blah, blah, blah’ from world leaders on climate
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Greta Thunberg criticises ‘blah, blah, blah’ from world leaders on climate

3 hours ago 10,564 Views 22 Comments

The Swedish environmental figurehead spoke at a meeting of youth climate activists in Milan.

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda

3 hours ago 6,571 Views 12 Comments

The consignment of vaccines will be completed later this week.

'It's gutted. It's gone': Heartbroken staff at Glenisk left reeling from devastating blaze
# Offaly
# Offaly

'It's gutted. It's gone': Heartbroken staff at Glenisk left reeling from devastating blaze

3 hours ago 20,315 Views 5 Comments

The fire broke out around midday yesterday.

Boris Johnson says crisis on petrol forecourts is ‘stabilising’
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

Boris Johnson says crisis on petrol forecourts is ‘stabilising’

4 hours ago 7,092 Views 18 Comments

The British Prime Minister urged motorists to go about their business in the normal way.

Adoption tracing legislation ‘risks being found unconstitutional’, O'Gorman tells Committee
# Adoption
# Adoption

Adoption tracing legislation ‘risks being found unconstitutional’, O'Gorman tells Committee

4 hours ago 4,212 Views 1 Comment

Failure to balance the privacy rights of mothers with the identity rights of children could spark legal challenges to new laws, he said.

'It keeps me awake every single night with worry': Your stories of Ireland's rental crisis
# Your Rental Stories
# Your Rental Stories

'It keeps me awake every single night with worry': Your stories of Ireland's rental crisis

Updated 4 hours ago 66,594 Views 65 Comments
  • Tenants have shared experiences of poor living conditions, unreasonable payment expectations and the stress of not having security of tenure.
  • Landlords said they try their best to be fair, but some government measures disproportionately impact on those renting out just one unit.
'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony

4 hours ago 2,544 Views 0 Comments

300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.

Two women given jail sentences in excess of five years for human trafficking offences
# Courts
# Courts

Two women given jail sentences in excess of five years for human trafficking offences

4 hours ago 10,649 Views 0 Comments

Alicia Edosa (45) and Edith Enoghaghase (31) were each found guilty of two counts of trafficking women.

Coronavirus: 1,499 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,499 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 29,811 Views 43 Comments

The latest Covid-19 case numbers were confirmed this afternoon by the Department of Health.

'The attitude is the problem for us' - Cork club mounts case for issues in women's rugby
# Balance
From The42
# Balance

'The attitude is the problem for us' - Cork club mounts case for issues in women's rugby

Updated 4 hours ago 9,156 Views 1 Comment

Patrick O’Connor of the Bantry Bay RFC speaks to The42 about the current state of the game.

FactCheck: Sign up to The Journal's monthly newsletter about misinformation trends
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Sign up to The Journal's monthly newsletter about misinformation trends

Updated 4 hours ago 7,374 Views 0 Comments

See how we’re fighting misinformation and disinformation every month.

Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny
# Russia
# Russia

Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny

4 hours ago 3,108 Views 3 Comments

The probe could see the opposition leader spend up to 10 more years in jail.

Government agrees to provide up to 500 extra places for Afghan family members
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Government agrees to provide up to 500 extra places for Afghan family members

Updated 5 hours ago 8,721 Views 36 Comments

More than 670 Afghan nationals have already been granted permission to reside in the State so far this year.

WHO chief apologises for sex abuse by staff in Democratic Republic of Congo
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

WHO chief apologises for sex abuse by staff in Democratic Republic of Congo

5 hours ago 5,835 Views 4 Comments

The abuses were committed by the UN agency’s staff who were in the country to fight an Ebola outbreak from 2018 to 2020.

Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35
# Eileen Rushe
# Eileen Rushe

Cervical cancer campaigner Eileen Rushe dies aged 35

5 hours ago 29,293 Views 9 Comments

Rushe was diagnosed with cervical cancer in December 2018.

Taoiseach says 2034 is a 'realistic assessment' of when MetroLink will be delivered
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Taoiseach says 2034 is a 'realistic assessment' of when MetroLink will be delivered

5 hours ago 8,374 Views 29 Comments

The Taoiseach says it is ‘wrong’ to say the project has not been delayed.

Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find
# UK
# UK

Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find

6 hours ago 15,842 Views 21 Comments

Levels of MDMA and cocaine in the water were so high it could be harming wildlife further downstream, the study found.

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children

6 hours ago 5,464 Views 11 Comments

Pfizer and BioNTech are also trialling their vaccine children under the age of five.

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer

6 hours ago 6,502 Views 6 Comments

The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.

Gardaí planning operation to bring Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch back to Ireland
# Now What
# Now What

Gardaí planning operation to bring Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch back to Ireland

6 hours ago 13,977 Views 0 Comments
  • Hutch was arrested by Spanish police in an operation on the Costa Del Sol in August.
  • Gardaí want to charge him in connection with the Regency Hotel attack in which David Byrne was murdered.
Number of PUP recipients falls below 110,000 for the first time this year
# Income Support
# Income Support

Number of PUP recipients falls below 110,000 for the first time this year

6 hours ago 4,507 Views 9 Comments

A total of 106,245 people received the payment this week.

Legendary Liverpool and England striker Roger Hunt dies aged 83
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Legendary Liverpool and England striker Roger Hunt dies aged 83

Updated 7 hours ago 10,912 Views 11 Comments

Hunt, who was part of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning line-up, scored an unrivalled 244 league goals for the Reds.

'Suspect device' may have caused explosion at Swedish apartment block, police say
# Gothenburg
# Gothenburg

'Suspect device' may have caused explosion at Swedish apartment block, police say

Updated 7 hours ago 15,673 Views 0 Comments

At least 16 people were hurt in the incident in Gothenburg, four of them suffering serious injuries.

Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis
# Fuel Supply
# Fuel Supply

Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis

7 hours ago 7,523 Views 16 Comments

Fuel shortages at filling stations are now having a knock-on effect across several sectors.

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?
# No Clear Plan
# No Clear Plan

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?

Updated 8 hours ago 24,298 Views 115 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says we must pause development of data centres until we know if our energy infrastructure can cope with them.

'Crumbs from the table': Opposition says government must go further than an extra bank holiday
# Pandemic Bonus
# Pandemic Bonus

'Crumbs from the table': Opposition says government must go further than an extra bank holiday

8 hours ago 8,648 Views 21 Comments

People Before Profit says that Ireland needs at least three more bank holidays.

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