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Snowy start to the day in some parts as 'bitterly cold' conditions to continue into weekend
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Snowy start to the day in some parts as 'bitterly cold' conditions to continue into weekend

Updated 11 minutes ago 8,791 Views 5 Comments
  • A Status Yellow low temperature and ice warning remains in place nationwide until midday.
  • A number of Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services have been cancelled this morning.
  • The RSA is asking motorists to be extra cautious on untreated road surfaces.
International outcry of 'inhumanity' as Iran carries out execution over Amini protests
# Protests
# Protests

International outcry of 'inhumanity' as Iran carries out execution over Amini protests

16 minutes ago 833 Views 0 Comments

Mohsen Shekari had been convicted and sentenced to death for blocking a street and wounding a paramilitary.

Taoiseach apologises to Stephen Teap in wake of CervicalCheck settlement
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Taoiseach apologises to Stephen Teap in wake of CervicalCheck settlement

42 minutes ago 2,083 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin said there was “no defence” for what happened with the CervicalCheck controversy.

Champions Cup: Why Leinster aren't Racing certainties as Munster have nothing to lose
# The Lowdown
From The42
# The Lowdown

Champions Cup: Why Leinster aren't Racing certainties as Munster have nothing to lose

1 hour ago 1,604 Views 0 Comments

The 42′s rugby writers separate the contenders from the pretenders as European rugby’s showpiece event returns for another year.

US Congress passes law to protect same-sex marriage
# Respect Marriage Act
# Respect Marriage Act

US Congress passes law to protect same-sex marriage

1 hour ago 8,684 Views 7 Comments

The vote in the House of Representatives saw 39 Republicans join a united Democratic majority in a rare show of bipartisanship.

Stigma around drug use preventing people from coming forward to access key supports
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Stigma around drug use preventing people from coming forward to access key supports

1 hour ago 1,861 Views 1 Comment

Tony Duffin, the CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, said that there was a distinction between ‘drug use’ and ‘problematic drug use’

Land Development Agency should have power to acquire public and private land, ESRI says
# Land Development Agency
# Land Development Agency

Land Development Agency should have power to acquire public and private land, ESRI says

2 hours ago 2,594 Views 2 Comments

The Land Development Agency (LDA) currently builds homes on publicly owned land.

Macroom traffic bottleneck to be consigned to history as long-awaited bypass opens today
# Cork
# Cork

Macroom traffic bottleneck to be consigned to history as long-awaited bypass opens today

2 hours ago 7,040 Views 5 Comments

Motorists travelling from Cork to Killarney or Tralee will no longer need to pass through the town.

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Leading GP: 'We are seeing huge rise in RSV - it's more of a concern than Strep A'
# Rsv
# Rsv

Leading GP: 'We are seeing huge rise in RSV - it's more of a concern than Strep A'

8 hours ago 16,645 Views 13 Comments
  • RSV usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms but can be serious, especially for infants and older adults.
  • Dr Illona Duffy says 'we're definitely seeing a rise in RSV'.
  • Dr Duffy added that there is a 'big concern' about a 'shortage of antibiotics'.

Yesterday's News

UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth
# Cut Bank Rules
# Cut Bank Rules

UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth

9 hours ago 15,132 Views 12 Comments

British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will unveil the reforms in Scotland tomorrow.

All-Ireland finals set for last two Sundays in July, as GAA confirm 2023 fixtures
# Dates For Your Diary
From The42
# Dates For Your Diary

All-Ireland finals set for last two Sundays in July, as GAA confirm 2023 fixtures

Updated 10 hours ago 18,433 Views 14 Comments

The Allianz Football League will begin on 28 January, with the hurling league underway the following week.

Snow falls in parts of country as Status Yellow warnings take effect
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Snow falls in parts of country as Status Yellow warnings take effect

Updated 10 hours ago 52,552 Views 13 Comments

Met Éireann has forecast severe frost and temperatures falling to -4 degrees Celsius.

Mental Health Commission unhappy it can't 'vindicate rights' of Owenacurra residents as it would like to
# Mental Health Commission
# Mental Health Commission

Mental Health Commission unhappy it can't 'vindicate rights' of Owenacurra residents as it would like to

11 hours ago 5,498 Views 2 Comments

The commission refused to state their stance on the closure when questioned by multiple TDs.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

11 hours ago 3,943 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 10,931 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Pesticide lobbyists pushing against environmental protections, research finds
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Pesticide lobbyists pushing against environmental protections, research finds

12 hours ago 6,135 Views 4 Comments

A UN conference in Montreal is trying to finalise a new framework for living in harmony with nature.

World Cup quarter-finals: Messi or Van Gaal's last stand, England to find out if they are the real deal
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

World Cup quarter-finals: Messi or Van Gaal's last stand, England to find out if they are the real deal

Updated 12 hours ago 14,989 Views 5 Comments

We preview the last-eight games in Qatar, which are rich with storylines.

Varadkar to prioritise Northern Ireland power sharing when he becomes Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Varadkar to prioritise Northern Ireland power sharing when he becomes Taoiseach

12 hours ago 5,916 Views 5 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the Government had “not for a second” given up on the matter despite the failed attempt to restore the institutions.

Housing crisis spilling into widespread social crisis, Dáil told
# Housing
# Housing

Housing crisis spilling into widespread social crisis, Dáil told

12 hours ago 12,975 Views 23 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar admitted that there was “a very deep” social crisis affecting the country.

Criminal who claimed to be IRA member jailed for four robberies
# Dublin
# Dublin

Criminal who claimed to be IRA member jailed for four robberies

13 hours ago 14,084 Views 0 Comments

Sean Doherty (27) has 25 previous convictions for serious crime including aggravated burglary and assault.

Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out
# Ambulance Diversion
# Ambulance Diversion

Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out

13 hours ago 4,610 Views 4 Comments

Concerns have been raised by a number of politicians about the number of ambulances being sent to Drogheda.

Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch

Updated 14 hours ago 23,787 Views 0 Comments

Hutch (59), last of The Paddocks, Clontarf, Dublin 3, denies the murder of David Byrne (33) during a boxing weigh-in at the hotel on 5 February 2016.

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?

14 hours ago 1,849 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear economist and research affiliate with the ESRI John Fitzgerald to hear more.

GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'
# Cariban
# Cariban

GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'

14 hours ago 21,145 Views 3 Comments

The HSE says a consultant must give the initial prescription but campaigners say this is an access barrier for women.

Leinster without 'dinosaur' Sexton but Racing set for huge test
# Some Neck
From The42
# Some Neck

Leinster without 'dinosaur' Sexton but Racing set for huge test

14 hours ago 34,431 Views 0 Comments

The French side hope to bring their high-speed game to bear in Le Havre.

Stephen Teap hits out at 'politicians who failed to listen' as he settles HSE CervicalCheck case
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Stephen Teap hits out at 'politicians who failed to listen' as he settles HSE CervicalCheck case

Updated 15 hours ago 21,795 Views 0 Comments
  • Irene Teap, a 35-year-old mother of two young boys, died of cancer in July 2017.
  • Stephen Teap today said the "blood of my wife" is on the Government's hands.
Redacted Lives: Listen to the fifth episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the fifth episode of our new documentary series here

15 hours ago 2,749 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: If or when they re-entered society, women sent to mother and baby homes were not expected to talk about what happened to them, let alone attempt to reconnect with their children. Many did, however – but with mixed success.

US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn
# UK Courts
# UK Courts

US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn

15 hours ago 20,578 Views 14 Comments

The 45-year-old declined to come to the Old Bailey in person to be sentenced today.

St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients
# Blood Test Backlog
# Blood Test Backlog

St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients

16 hours ago 13,519 Views 8 Comments

Staffing issues over the last three weeks has resulted in a backlog from the time the bloods are received in the lab to when the results are sent back to GPs.

IRFU's report proposes women's AIL restructure as extra €1 million funding announced
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

IRFU's report proposes women's AIL restructure as extra €1 million funding announced

17 hours ago 4,716 Views 0 Comments

The IRFU has revealed its Women In Rugby Report, which outlines several proposals to improve structures.

Stephen 'Rossi' Walsh wins appeal over indecent assault conviction on girl over media coverage
# Courts
# Courts

Stephen 'Rossi' Walsh wins appeal over indecent assault conviction on girl over media coverage

17 hours ago 22,191 Views 0 Comments

The 75-year-old was convicted on 21 October 2010 of two counts of indecent assault.

EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong
# Privacy
# Privacy

EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong

17 hours ago 6,768 Views 5 Comments

Search engines must “dereference information” if the person making the request can demonstrate the material is “manifestly inaccurate”.

Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry

17 hours ago 5,064 Views 0 Comments

The arrest follow searches of properties in Newry this morning.

144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December

18 hours ago 12,419 Views 10 Comments

To date this year, 148 people have lost their lives on Irish roads.

Gardaí arrest sixth person over Cherry Orchard ramming incident
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí arrest sixth person over Cherry Orchard ramming incident

18 hours ago 7,214 Views 0 Comments

A young male has been detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap

18 hours ago 30,524 Views 38 Comments

The deal procured the release of the most prominent American detained abroad.

Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for

Thu 6:00 AM 12,323 Views 0 Comments
  • In the penultimate episode in the series we find out if the survivors found who they were looking for
  • We also hear from adopted people about their search for their parents and information about their identity
  • Maria Arbuckle, like many women, spent decades looking for her son until a breakthrough in 2021
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