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Construction worker found in Dublin suburban park died from extensive blunt force trauma
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Construction worker found in Dublin suburban park died from extensive blunt force trauma

43 minutes ago 11,333 Views 0 Comments

Ioan Artene Bob suffered multiple fractures and bruising to his lungs and the outer surface of his heart.

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station
# Hang Up
# Hang Up

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station

1 hour ago 6,953 Views 9 Comments

The number making the call appears to be the phone number of a garda station, but comes from fraudsters.

Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital following successful operation
# Update
From The42
# Update

Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital following successful operation

Updated 1 hour ago 6,648 Views 8 Comments

The midfielder has already paid a visit to his Denmark teammates.

Tory MP facing trial over alleged sexual assault of teenage boy
# West Yorkshire
# West Yorkshire

Tory MP facing trial over alleged sexual assault of teenage boy

1 hour ago 5,702 Views 0 Comments

Imran Ahmad Khan is alleged to have groped the teenager in Staffordshire.

Gemma O'Doherty says hospital's action against her over videos is 'spurious and outrageous'
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

Gemma O'Doherty says hospital's action against her over videos is 'spurious and outrageous'

1 hour ago 14,947 Views 0 Comments

O’Doherty said that the claim against her were “lies”, that others were lying, and that she was telling the truth.”

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears

1 hour ago 6,689 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard today that the man made the request after one of his son’s died.

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach

1 hour ago 2,892 Views 6 Comments

The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Get Down To Quizness
From The42
# Get Down To Quizness

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

2 hours ago 8,213 Views 4 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Luxury on Lough Corrib: Tranquil hideaway with an aristocratic past for €675k
Woman (80s) killed in Cavan crash
# Monelty
# Monelty

Woman (80s) killed in Cavan crash

2 hours ago 5,147 Views 1 Comment

The crash occurred at around 10:15am today and gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'
# Poots Gets The Boot
# Poots Gets The Boot

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'

Updated 2 hours ago 35,340 Views 66 Comments

Edwin Poots announced he is to quit as as DUP leader after only three weeks in the job, following a party revolt.

Judge warns of danger of one-punch assaults as college student avoids jail after he hit fellow student
# Court
# Court

Judge warns of danger of one-punch assaults as college student avoids jail after he hit fellow student

2 hours ago 11,168 Views 0 Comments

A 21-year-old college student has been given a suspended sentence after causing injuries in an assault.

Four hurt and flights disrupted as bear goes on the rampage in Japanese city
# Sapporo
# Sapporo

Four hurt and flights disrupted as bear goes on the rampage in Japanese city

3 hours ago 9,211 Views 12 Comments

The bear broke into an army base and an airport before being shot by hunters.

European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums
# Insurance Ireland
# Insurance Ireland

European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums

Updated 3 hours ago 20,773 Views 54 Comments

The European Commission accusations were made against Insurance Ireland this morning.

Dry and sunny tomorrow but unsettled weather forecast for Sunday
# Thunder
# Thunder

Dry and sunny tomorrow but unsettled weather forecast for Sunday

3 hours ago 11,299 Views 3 Comments

Get your outdoor activities done tomorrow, if you can.

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People
# Shock Sharing
# Shock Sharing

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People

Updated 3 hours ago 6,498 Views 9 Comments

Aoife Gallagher says it’s tempting to share content that horrifies you, but it only serves to amplify the hate.

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case

3 hours ago 12,030 Views 8 Comments

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10
# Halfbacks
From The42
# Halfbacks

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10

Updated 3 hours ago 8,019 Views 3 Comments

Owen Farrell can’t be discounted as a key man in this Lions squad.

Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home
# Eviction
# Eviction

Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home

4 hours ago 12,798 Views 7 Comments

Adanna Clarke took legal action over the episode of Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away!.

Farmers 'losing patience' over sheep deaths from dog attacks
# Worrying
# Worrying

Farmers 'losing patience' over sheep deaths from dog attacks

4 hours ago 7,760 Views 11 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association wants to see controls implemented to tackle “irresponsible dog ownership”.

Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy
# High Court
# High Court

Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy

4 hours ago 12,883 Views 0 Comments

The High Court in London today heard claims about Vardy’s relationship with The Sun newspaper.

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach
# Travel
# Travel

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach

4 hours ago 6,266 Views 8 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Toy Holohan is today meeting with his Northern Ireland counterpart.

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42

5 hours ago 6,763 Views 9 Comments

We’ve launched a powerful new scores hub – like you told us to.

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick

5 hours ago 11,544 Views 1 Comment

The body was found in a field near the Thomondgate area.

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin

5 hours ago 9,970 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí are looking for a black Volkswagen Passat that fled the scene.

Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks
# Court
# Court

Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks

5 hours ago 22,682 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with assault after causing harm to the passenger.

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

6 hours ago 20,176 Views 17 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub
# The Goat
# The Goat

Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub

6 hours ago 15,049 Views 17 Comments

The development was proposed at the site of The Goat Bar and Grill.

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?
# Poots To Fill
# Poots To Fill

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?

6 hours ago 19,756 Views 24 Comments

Is it a one-horse race and what does that mean for power-sharing?

Man charged after attempted car hijacking with knife in Cork city
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man charged after attempted car hijacking with knife in Cork city

6 hours ago 6,798 Views 0 Comments

A woman was sitting in her car when she was approached by a man armed with a knife.

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre
# South William Street
# South William Street

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre

7 hours ago 53,353 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm last night as a large group of people were socialising in the area.

Iranians vote in presidential election tipped in favour of hard-liner
# Iran
# Iran

Iranians vote in presidential election tipped in favour of hard-liner

7 hours ago 4,418 Views 6 Comments

Ebrahim Raisi is the front-runner in a field of just four candidates.

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday
# Juneteenth
# Juneteenth

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday

9 hours ago 17,946 Views 46 Comments

It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr Day was created in 1983.

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?

9 hours ago 26,058 Views 32 Comments

Electric Picnic is scheduled to take place in September.

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?

Updated 10 hours ago 10,491 Views 13 Comments

As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail
# India
# India

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail

10 hours ago 33,007 Views 0 Comments

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead in a popular holiday destination in Goa, India, in March 2017.

Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost
# Childcare Costs
# Childcare Costs

Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost

10 hours ago 11,516 Views 26 Comments

Ireland is in line with other rich countries such as Switzerland and New Zealand in the cost to care for two children.

Lowry and McIlroy stay in touch after disrupted first day of US Open
# Torrey Pines
From The42
# Torrey Pines

Lowry and McIlroy stay in touch after disrupted first day of US Open

Updated 10 hours ago 28,448 Views 14 Comments

Play was suspended late on Thursday evening after the opening round was marred by a 90-minute fog delay.

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