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Man arrested over Wexford dog attack as family says boy's life has been 'destroyed forever'
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Man arrested over Wexford dog attack as family says boy's life has been 'destroyed forever'

Updated 49 minutes ago 41,810 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Sunday.

'Existential crisis' in Defence as officers' group declare recruitment target unachievable
# RACO Conference
# RACO Conference

'Existential crisis' in Defence as officers' group declare recruitment target unachievable

Updated 1 hour ago 6,715 Views 17 Comments

The Representative Association of Commissioned Officers (RACO) are in Naas, Co Kildare for their annual conference.

Debunk: Turf is not an ‘agricultural crop’; burning it is polluting and unhealthy
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunk: Turf is not an ‘agricultural crop’; burning it is polluting and unhealthy

1 hour ago 4,470 Views 0 Comments

It can take 1,000 years for a metre of peat to form.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

Updated 1 hour ago 13,229 Views 0 Comments

In 1975, two children looked under a slab of concrete and saw what appeared to be bones. Decades later, their accidental discovery led to a mass grave being uncovered on the grounds of a former mother and baby home.

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'
# CONSEQUENCES
From The42
# CONSEQUENCES

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'

1 hour ago 5,475 Views 5 Comments

Hassan Al-Thawadi gave the figures during an interview on TalkTV’s Piers Morgan Uncensored.

HSE begins notifying 113,000 people whose information was accessed during 2021 cyber-attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE begins notifying 113,000 people whose information was accessed during 2021 cyber-attack

1 hour ago 23,720 Views 11 Comments

Those who had some of their personal information illegally accessed will be notified by letter over the coming months.

‘Unacceptable cultural barriers’ preventing women taking over family farms
# Farming
# Farming

‘Unacceptable cultural barriers’ preventing women taking over family farms

2 hours ago 4,898 Views 2 Comments

Charlie McConalogue pledged to do ‘everything we can’ to bring in policy changes.

Special Criminal Court to rule on admissibility of Hutch recordings on Friday
# Regency Trial
# Regency Trial

Special Criminal Court to rule on admissibility of Hutch recordings on Friday

2 hours ago 3,373 Views 0 Comments

Hutch’s defence team said there is nothing in the Surveillance Act to suggest it has scope beyond the State’s borders.

Remembering Páidí ten years on: his nephew reflects on a Kerry and national treasure
# Páidí
From The42
# Páidí

Remembering Páidí ten years on: his nephew reflects on a Kerry and national treasure

Updated 3 hours ago 10,434 Views 11 Comments

Ahead of the tenth anniversary of his passing, Marc Ó Sé tells GAA Weekly why his late uncle was the most funny and driven person he ever met.

Bankers 'rewarded' with bonuses and a pay boost despite tracker mortgage scandal, says McDonald
# Banking Review
# Banking Review

Bankers 'rewarded' with bonuses and a pay boost despite tracker mortgage scandal, says McDonald

Updated 4 hours ago 21,842 Views 51 Comments

AIB and Permanent TSB will follow suit as the State sells off more of its stake in those banks.

Toll price hikes to be deferred by six months
# Heavy Toll
# Heavy Toll

Toll price hikes to be deferred by six months

Updated 4 hours ago 12,902 Views 32 Comments
  • Tolls were set to rise from 1 January 1 to their maximum rate due to an increase in inflation
  • The announcement provoked anger as citizens grapple with the surging cost of living this winter
Gardaí seek information after footage shows cyclist hit by car in Dundalk
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí seek information after footage shows cyclist hit by car in Dundalk

4 hours ago 11,332 Views 9 Comments

The incident involved a car and a bike.

Uneasy calm grips Ukraine as West prepares winter aid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Uneasy calm grips Ukraine as West prepares winter aid

4 hours ago 4,948 Views 0 Comments

The head of Nato has said Russian President Vladimir Putin is attempting to weaponise the coming cold season.

Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans
# Third Level
# Third Level

Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans

Updated 4 hours ago 12,289 Views 19 Comments

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris is proposing partially funding the construction of student accommodation for three colleges.

Date set for trial of senior barrister accused of murder
# Diarmuid Phelan
# Diarmuid Phelan

Date set for trial of senior barrister accused of murder

4 hours ago 12,126 Views 0 Comments

Diarmuid Phelan will go on trial in May, 2024.

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches From The42

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches

Updated 5 hours ago 6,057 Views 1 Comment

Protester was on the field for about 30 seconds during the game between Portugal and Uruguay.

Flu actively circulating in the community, says HSE
# Flu Sesason
# Flu Sesason

Flu actively circulating in the community, says HSE

5 hours ago 16,924 Views 24 Comments

The HSE said that case numbers are increasing in all age groups, but particularly children and teens under 15.

Siún Ní Raghallaigh has been confirmed as the new chairperson of RTÉ
# New Job
# New Job

Siún Ní Raghallaigh has been confirmed as the new chairperson of RTÉ

5 hours ago 11,565 Views 11 Comments

She will be replacing Moya Doherty in the role.

Westlife's Mark Feehily to miss upcoming shows due to pneumonia
# Westlife
# Westlife

Westlife's Mark Feehily to miss upcoming shows due to pneumonia

6 hours ago 11,833 Views 10 Comments

The 42-year-old has been touring with the Irish boyband as part of their The Wild Dreams Tour 2022.

Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location
# St Stephen's Green
# St Stephen's Green

Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location

6 hours ago 13,370 Views 14 Comments

The event outside the Mansion House was cancelled last month but will go ahead in St Stephen’s Green.

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes
# Palestine-Israel
# Palestine-Israel

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes

8 hours ago 4,892 Views 33 Comments

Two brothers were killed by Israeli fire near Ramallah and another man was shot.

Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time
# National Cancer Registry
# National Cancer Registry

Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time

9 hours ago 9,354 Views 10 Comments

It’s equivalent to 1 in 24 of the population and equates to a 50% increase in the number of cancer survivors when compared to a decade ago.

Australia to lobby against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef
# Australia
# Australia

Australia to lobby against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef

9 hours ago 11,466 Views 2 Comments

A UN report released yesterday warned that without ‘ambitious, rapid and sustained’ climate action, the world’s largest coral reef is in peril.

China cities under heavy policing after protests as authorities accelerate push to vaccinate elderly
# China
# China

China cities under heavy policing after protests as authorities accelerate push to vaccinate elderly

Updated 9 hours ago 8,475 Views 8 Comments

Several protests were planned for last night but did not materialise.

Man (30s) due in court in connection with human trafficking investigation
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court in connection with human trafficking investigation

10 hours ago 9,522 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested during the course of a search and arrest operation in Co Galway yesterday.

Survivor Mick Finnegan calls on St John’s Ambulance to publish report on past child abuse ‘without delay’
# St. John's Ambulance
# St. John's Ambulance

Survivor Mick Finnegan calls on St John’s Ambulance to publish report on past child abuse ‘without delay’

10 hours ago 10,122 Views 0 Comments

The board of St John’s Ambulance has said legal scrutiny of the report will begin immediately.

Woman extradited to New Zealand to face charges of murdering children found in suitcases
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Woman extradited to New Zealand to face charges of murdering children found in suitcases

10 hours ago 18,204 Views 0 Comments

The bodies were discovered in south Auckland after a family bought a trailer-load of items at an auction,

Over half of Irish Gen Zers want car-free zones in cities and the banning of domestic flights
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Over half of Irish Gen Zers want car-free zones in cities and the banning of domestic flights

Updated 10 hours ago 12,774 Views 42 Comments

New research studied young people’s attitudes to climate, their personal actions, and their opinions on hypothetical policies.

Poll: Do you pay for a music streaming service?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay for a music streaming service?

10 hours ago 21,070 Views 22 Comments

Spotify has begun teasing the release of its annual Wrapped playlists.

Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear
# Renting
# Renting

Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear

10 hours ago 10,439 Views 23 Comments

The Joint Committee on Housing will meet at 3pm to discuss recent trends in the private rental sector.

US court rules 19-year-old daughter cannot witness execution of her father
# USA
# USA

US court rules 19-year-old daughter cannot witness execution of her father

10 hours ago 19,269 Views 20 Comments

Kevin Johnson was sentenced to death for the 2005 murder of a white policeman in Missouri.

Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple

11 hours ago 17,835 Views 38 Comments

Musk tweeted that Apple has “threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why”.

Soft opt-out organ donation on the way as delayed Bill finally sees movement
# Human Tissue Bill
# Human Tissue Bill

Soft opt-out organ donation on the way as delayed Bill finally sees movement

12 hours ago 7,088 Views 7 Comments

The bill will also bring in the requirement of a license for the public display of bodies after death.

Government woos 1,200 Spaniards for 'hard-to-fill' jobs but housing problems glossed over
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Government woos 1,200 Spaniards for 'hard-to-fill' jobs but housing problems glossed over

18 hours ago 44,519 Views 51 Comments

Hostels have become a common fallback option for workers who can’t find long-term housing.

Yesterday's News

World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii as officials warn people to prepare
# Mauna Loa
# Mauna Loa

World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii as officials warn people to prepare

19 hours ago 21,820 Views 13 Comments

A time-lapse video of the eruption from overnight showed lava lighting up one area, moving across it like waves on the ocean.

Almost half of Airbnb's $6 billion in earnings last year were through Dublin firm
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Almost half of Airbnb's $6 billion in earnings last year were through Dublin firm

20 hours ago 19,428 Views 13 Comments

The main Irish arm of Airbnb returned to profit last year to record pre-tax profits of €116.85 million.

PSNI investigating claim Arm na Poblachta responsible for Derry security alert
# Waterside
# Waterside

PSNI investigating claim Arm na Poblachta responsible for Derry security alert

20 hours ago 8,302 Views 0 Comments

A “viable explosive decide” was left in a hijacked vehicle outside Waterside police station in Derry on Sunday, 20 November.

Man (30s) arrested in connection with human trafficking investigation
# Galway
# Galway

Man (30s) arrested in connection with human trafficking investigation

21 hours ago 15,687 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested during the course of a search and arrest operation in Co Galway today.

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