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Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share

7 minutes ago 50 Views 0 Comments

Environmental campaigner Jamie Rohu says we must rethink our relationship with the natural world.

'There's a World Cup next year. I still have ambitions to play for Ireland'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'There's a World Cup next year. I still have ambitions to play for Ireland'

7 minutes ago 338 Views 0 Comments

James Cronin has made a superb start to life with Leicester but his exit from Munster hurt.

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend

37 minutes ago 1,460 Views 3 Comments

Increases for Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity customers comes into effect today.

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place
# Cut Through The Noise
# Cut Through The Noise

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place

7 hours ago 5,790 Views 4 Comments
  • Now that we're a few days past the announcement, it's time to take stock of what the Budget brought, what it means for people, and how the country responded.
  • Here's where you can find everything you need to know about Budget 2023 on The Journal.

Yesterday's News

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains

Updated 8 hours ago 104,033 Views 113 Comments

Referendums held in the four regions were labelled as a ‘sham’ by the west.

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina

9 hours ago 7,520 Views 2 Comments

Ian left a broad swathe of destruction after it went ashore on Florida’s Gulf Coast as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the US.

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win

9 hours ago 14,475 Views 23 Comments

Ulster lost 20-13 to Leinster in round three of the URC this evening.

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death
# Molly Russell
# Molly Russell

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death

Updated 9 hours ago 34,562 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Walker concluded the 14-year-old died ‘from an act of self-harm while suffering depression and the negative effects of online content’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

10 hours ago 4,005 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle

10 hours ago 9,753 Views 50 Comments

The Government is not happy with the record high homelessness figures, Micheál Martin says.

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
# Sabotage
# Sabotage

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report

Updated 11 hours ago 20,144 Views 48 Comments

The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on the leaks later today.

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE

11 hours ago 15,740 Views 19 Comments

Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68

12 hours ago 47,795 Views 23 Comments

Mullins won four All-Ireland senior medals in Dublin colours.

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
# Regulator
# Regulator

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015

Updated 12 hours ago 18,169 Views 31 Comments

Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed

13 hours ago 14,504 Views 0 Comments

There were six children present in the van during the alleged incident.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

14 hours ago 22,760 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to The42 over the past seven days?

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051

14 hours ago 8,746 Views 19 Comments

The findings are contained in the newly launched Older Persons Information Hub.

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month
# Record Figures
# Record Figures

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month

Updated 15 hours ago 16,655 Views 43 Comments
  • In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
  • There were also 3,220 children recorded as accessing emergency accommodation.
  • August is the eighth consecutive month where the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has risen.
Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett

15 hours ago 30,414 Views 8 Comments

The 12-year-old was one of five victims of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass
# Courts
# Courts

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass

15 hours ago 23,027 Views 0 Comments

Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail for a second time by not attending her latest scheduled appearance today.

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home

Updated 15 hours ago 23,145 Views 0 Comments

The incident in Dublin yesterday involved three men, all well known to gardaí.

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas
# Big Win
From The42
# Big Win

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas

16 hours ago 28,454 Views 13 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side scored eight tries in their opening game in Bloemfontein.

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink

16 hours ago 16,934 Views 34 Comments

While the ‘precise’ cost of the project is not yet known, the ‘central’ estimate is €9.5 billion.

Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
# Instagram
# Instagram

Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine

17 hours ago 6,704 Views 3 Comments

The fine was issued following an investigation into the way Instagram handled teenagers’ personal data.

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties
# CycleConnects
# CycleConnects

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties

18 hours ago 13,430 Views 26 Comments

The cycle networks will form part of the CycleConnects: Ireland’s Cycle Network programme.

Man arrested after car drives through closed gates of Sinn Féin TD's home
# Martin Kenny
# Martin Kenny

Man arrested after car drives through closed gates of Sinn Féin TD's home

Updated 18 hours ago 27,609 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said they were investigating an incident of ‘endangerment’.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

18 hours ago 15,689 Views 0 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Russian strike kills 25 people on humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, official says
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Russian strike kills 25 people on humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, official says

Updated 18 hours ago 21,887 Views 15 Comments

The strike took place in the city of Zaporizhzhia.

Trevor Noah to leave The Daily Show
# Trevor Noah
# Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah to leave The Daily Show

18 hours ago 16,919 Views 9 Comments

Noah took over from Jon Stewart in 2015, who hosted the show for 16 years.

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average

Updated 18 hours ago 9,016 Views 10 Comments

The Eurozone average reached to 10% followed a 9.1% rise in August.

Ireland's nuclear emergency response plan tested yesterday for the first time in five years
# Nuclear Emergency
# Nuclear Emergency

Ireland's nuclear emergency response plan tested yesterday for the first time in five years

18 hours ago 17,115 Views 31 Comments

The training exercise was held to ‘test the national response to a nuclear emergency abroad’.

Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands

19 hours ago 7,928 Views 13 Comments

The State has two months to act or potentially face legal action before the European Court of Justice.

EU agrees to windfall levy on energy companies which could generate €2 billion for Ireland
# Windfall Levy
# Windfall Levy

EU agrees to windfall levy on energy companies which could generate €2 billion for Ireland

19 hours ago 15,873 Views 38 Comments

Speaking prior to the agreement, Enegery Minister Eamon RyanIreland can expect up to €2 billion from the deal.

Operation Irini: With Irish forces inside a mission to end arms smuggling to Libya
# Italy
# Italy

Operation Irini: With Irish forces inside a mission to end arms smuggling to Libya

Updated 21 hours ago 15,140 Views 6 Comments

Our first article in a two part series on the work of the Irish Defence Forces in dealing with arms smuggling in Libya.

Poll: How often do you read a book?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you read a book?

21 hours ago 23,120 Views 30 Comments

The longlist for the An Post Bookshop of the Year award was announced yesterday evening.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool
# UK
# UK

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool

21 hours ago 11,649 Views 0 Comments

Olivia was fatally shot in the chest in her home in Liverpool on 22 August.

Munster's O'Sullivan enjoying Leamy influence and playing alongside cousins
# Family Affair
From The42
# Family Affair

Munster's O'Sullivan enjoying Leamy influence and playing alongside cousins

Updated 22 hours ago 13,787 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old back row has had peaks and troughs over the past few seasons.

Wet and grey start to the weekend with Status Yellow warning in place for six counties
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Wet and grey start to the weekend with Status Yellow warning in place for six counties

22 hours ago 13,146 Views 6 Comments

The weather warning is in place for Clare, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

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