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Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot
# US Capitol Riots
# US Capitol Riots

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot

53 minutes ago 4,081 Views 3 Comments

The committee wants the four men provide a set of documents by 7 October.

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy

1 hour ago 4,655 Views 3 Comments

The MEP and a number of his separatist colleagues fled to Belgium in October 2017.

Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe
# Derry
# Derry

Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe

1 hour ago 1,095 Views 0 Comments

The pair are expected to appear before Londonderry Magistrates Court via video link on Friday.

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Peace, quiet and panoramic views at this €850k hideaway in the West Cork hills
Cars, bins and sandwich boards on footpaths continue to cause issues for wheelchair users
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Cars, bins and sandwich boards on footpaths continue to cause issues for wheelchair users

2 hours ago 5,867 Views 5 Comments

Activists have said the situation deteriorated during the pandemic.

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter
# Struck By Lightning
# Struck By Lightning

Energy cost increases that were 'unnoticed' in warm months could bring 'big shock' in winter

2 hours ago 7,243 Views 10 Comments

The price of electricity, gas and fuel in Ireland have increased by 19.6% in the last year.

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class

8 hours ago 16,628 Views 41 Comments
  • University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.

Yesterday’s News

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

9 hours ago 20,276 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students
# High Court
# High Court

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students

9 hours ago 11,270 Views 0 Comments

A High Court challenge has been brought by Holmes Institute Ireland Ltd against a decision by the Minister for Justice.

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting
# United States
# United States

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting

10 hours ago 12,615 Views 17 Comments

One person was killed in the incident and a police chief also said the shooter died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound”.

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65
# RIP
# RIP

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65

10 hours ago 12,773 Views 0 Comments

The filmmaker was also responsible for films such as Morning Glory and Enduring Love.

Ireland defender Liam Scales makes debut as Celtic ease past Raith Rovers
# New Bhoy
From The42
# New Bhoy

Ireland defender Liam Scales makes debut as Celtic ease past Raith Rovers

10 hours ago 11,855 Views 3 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers player came off the bench during the 3-0 win.

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return
# Taliban
# Taliban

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return

10 hours ago 41,910 Views 41 Comments

Since the Taliban seized control Afghans have been watching to see whether they will recreate their harsh rule of the late 1990s.

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa
# London
# London

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa

11 hours ago 20,745 Views 0 Comments

Nessa (28) had been walking to meet a friend at a pub in south east London when she was fatally attacked.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

11 hours ago 6,030 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

11 hours ago 11,865 Views 10 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes

12 hours ago 17,459 Views 8 Comments

Eamonn Darcy, Christy O’Connor Junior and Philip Walton were considered weak links on Europe’s Ryder Cup teams but they overcame the game’s superstars to write their names into golfing folklore.

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister
# New York
# New York

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister

12 hours ago 17,115 Views 16 Comments

Coveney said he was not sure whether legislation to tackle protests at the homes of politicians would be possible.

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving

12 hours ago 34,889 Views 0 Comments

Paulina Galantkiewicz (34) told the trial that she “basically panicked” after realising her car had collided with someone.

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?

12 hours ago 3,978 Views 1 Comment

In this week’s podcast, we look at what’s behind these fears, and how the supply of electricity works.

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories
# Your Rental Story
# Your Rental Story

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories

Updated 12 hours ago 12,057 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has been debating potential solutions to the country’s rental crisis.

Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy
# Classrooms
# Classrooms

Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy

Updated 12 hours ago 39,535 Views 58 Comments
  • Children who are close contacts in primary schools will not be required to restrict their movements if they are asymptomatic.
  • Teachers' union INTO said the government is removing a "safety net" from schools.
  • But Labour's education spokesperson said it was a "welcome" move that has come "weeks too late".
Four people taken to hospital after light aircraft crash on Wexford beach
# Carnsore Point
# Carnsore Point

Four people taken to hospital after light aircraft crash on Wexford beach

13 hours ago 25,988 Views 13 Comments

All four occupants were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner

13 hours ago 13,975 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Byrne has also denied production of a baseball bat during a dispute and assault of James Marren causing him harm.

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York
# New York
# New York

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York

13 hours ago 9,480 Views 18 Comments

Zappone has declined an invite to come before an Oireachtas Committee to discuss her abandoned appointment as UN special envoy.

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha
# Fermentation
# Fermentation

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha

14 hours ago 18,192 Views 16 Comments

13% of beverages examined were found to have an alcohol content of more than 1.2%.

Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled
# Investigation
# Investigation

Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled

14 hours ago 16,361 Views 26 Comments

It comes after it emerged 200,000 calls were cancelled over 12 months.

Tánaiste hints at minimum wage increase due to rising cost of living
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Tánaiste hints at minimum wage increase due to rising cost of living

14 hours ago 18,133 Views 37 Comments

The national minimum wage is €10.20 per hour

'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis
# No Keys No Degrees
# No Keys No Degrees

'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis

Updated 14 hours ago 23,731 Views 51 Comments

The protest is seeking funding to build further student accommodation and action to retain student beds.

Taoiseach says he would like to see Garth Brooks perform in Cork next year
# Garthgate
# Garthgate

Taoiseach says he would like to see Garth Brooks perform in Cork next year

14 hours ago 9,721 Views 27 Comments

In 2014, Micheál Martin called for legislation to allow Brooks to play five nights at Croke Park.

Spiky fossil of new species of dinosaur found in Morocco
# New Dinosaur
# New Dinosaur

Spiky fossil of new species of dinosaur found in Morocco

14 hours ago 8,330 Views 7 Comments

Spiky fossil of new species of ankylosaur found in Morocco.

Coronavirus: 1,355 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Coronavirus: 1,355 new cases confirmed in Ireland

15 hours ago 29,756 Views 47 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Snyman taking part in team sessions as he edges closer to return From The42

Snyman taking part in team sessions as he edges closer to return

Updated 15 hours ago 15,764 Views 8 Comments

Johann van Graan says the Springbok star is working with increasing training loads as he aims to finally make his impact at Munster.

Taoiseach says bonuses or extra leave may not be limited to workers in the health service
# Covid Bonus
# Covid Bonus

Taoiseach says bonuses or extra leave may not be limited to workers in the health service

Updated 15 hours ago 27,550 Views 53 Comments

Michael McGrath said the Government will be dealing with the matter in the next few weeks.

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89
# Legacy
# Legacy

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

15 hours ago 5,946 Views 1 Comment

Van Peebles died Tuesday night at home with his family.

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

16 hours ago 8,374 Views 13 Comments

Daniel Foote said that he was stepping down immediately ‘with deep disappointment and apologies to those seeking crucial changes’.

Iain Henderson criticises Lions tactics and claims team was not selected on form
# Tour Review
From The42
# Tour Review

Iain Henderson criticises Lions tactics and claims team was not selected on form

Updated 16 hours ago 27,258 Views 12 Comments

Warren Gatland’s British and Irish Lions were beaten 2-1 by world champions South Africa this summer.

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

17 hours ago 34,171 Views 83 Comments

The move will be challenged by Apple.

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