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The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by growing up in Tramore
# Irish Writing
# Irish Writing

The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by growing up in Tramore

36 minutes ago 1,523 Views 0 Comments

Read an extract from Aingela Flannery’s new book, The Amusements.

Bono reveals he has a half-brother he only found out about in the year 2000
# Desert Island Discs
# Desert Island Discs

Bono reveals he has a half-brother he only found out about in the year 2000

41 minutes ago 8,938 Views 4 Comments

Bono opened up on his relationship with his father.

Sitdown Sunday: The disappearance of flight MH370
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The disappearance of flight MH370

1 hour ago 4,423 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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WHO says monkeypox not currently a global health emergency
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

WHO says monkeypox not currently a global health emergency

1 hour ago 3,621 Views 7 Comments

More than 3,200 confirmed cases and one death have now been reported.

'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'
# Lost Generation
From The42
# Lost Generation

'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'

2 hours ago 12,024 Views 1 Comment

Marian Leahy looks back on her football career and laments how Irish teams and players of the past often tend to get overlooked.

Does 'constructive Euroscepticism' have a place in the EU?
# Democracy
# Democracy

Does 'constructive Euroscepticism' have a place in the EU?

2 hours ago 3,155 Views 12 Comments

Eurosceptic rhetoric has softened in the wake of Brexit but still allows questions of a less-than-perfect system.

Congresswoman calls removal of abortion rights a ‘victory for white life’
# Mary Miller
# Mary Miller

Congresswoman calls removal of abortion rights a ‘victory for white life’

2 hours ago 25,693 Views 17 Comments

The US representative has previously come under fire for quoting Adolf Hitler.

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk

2 hours ago 6,287 Views 4 Comments

AFP journalists reported a residential complex near the centre of Kyiv had been hit.

Long Covid clinics must be established 'as a matter of urgency', Naughten says
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

Long Covid clinics must be established 'as a matter of urgency', Naughten says

3 hours ago 7,185 Views 5 Comments

The Independent TD told The Journal that those suffering from long Covid are being added to existing waiting lists that are “chronically oversubscribed”.

Secrecy, shame, and getting help: Men and eating disorders in Ireland
# Health
# Health

Secrecy, shame, and getting help: Men and eating disorders in Ireland

10 hours ago 6,972 Views 9 Comments

Psychologists and men who have had eating disorders explain the warning signs and what can be done to treat EDs.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Wimbledon?
# Game Set Match
# Game Set Match

Quiz: How much do you know about Wimbledon?

12 hours ago 26,268 Views 11 Comments

The two-week tournament kicks off on Monday.

Profile: The UK rail union boss with Irish roots who’s crushing interviews and citing Connolly
# Mick Lynch
# Mick Lynch

Profile: The UK rail union boss with Irish roots who’s crushing interviews and citing Connolly

13 hours ago 40,562 Views 41 Comments

From “the craic” to James Connolly, Mick Lynch’s Irish heritage has shaped his political views.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

14 hours ago 9,430 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your roundup of what made the headlines.

Dominant Dublin too strong as they pull clear of Cork to reach All-Ireland semi-final
# Boys In Blue
From The42
# Boys In Blue

Dominant Dublin too strong as they pull clear of Cork to reach All-Ireland semi-final

14 hours ago 43,430 Views 26 Comments

The Leinster champions ran out 11-point winners.

Gardaí seek public's assistance in finding a missing Drogheda teenager
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí seek public's assistance in finding a missing Drogheda teenager

14 hours ago 13,489 Views 0 Comments

Leon Thornton has been missing since Wednesday.

Seven accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell’s sentencing judge
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Seven accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell’s sentencing judge

15 hours ago 31,209 Views 0 Comments

Four women testified at Maxwell’s month-long trial.

Derry hit five goals to cruise past Clare and reach first All-Ireland semi-final since 2004
# Oak Leaf
From The42
# Oak Leaf

Derry hit five goals to cruise past Clare and reach first All-Ireland semi-final since 2004

16 hours ago 32,911 Views 9 Comments

A semi-final appearance on 9 July awaits for Rory Gallagher’s side.

Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up

16 hours ago 24,369 Views 25 Comments

The British Prime Minister insisted questions over his leadership were now settled.

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling

17 hours ago 15,357 Views 41 Comments

Dozens of new protests were planned Saturday from coast to coast.

Taoiseach leads tributes to Limerick Fianna Fáil Cllr Jerry O'Dea who died aged 55
# Jerry O'Dea
# Jerry O'Dea

Taoiseach leads tributes to Limerick Fianna Fáil Cllr Jerry O'Dea who died aged 55

17 hours ago 48,311 Views 6 Comments

Micheál Martin described him as a “proud Limerick man, as well as a proud member of Fianna Fáil”.

A sparkly, colourful Pride parade returns to Dublin’s streets
# Pride
# Pride

A sparkly, colourful Pride parade returns to Dublin’s streets

Updated 18 hours ago 52,488 Views 73 Comments

Young members of the LGBT+ community, Ukrainian nationals, and the Irish premier all took part in the celebratory protest march.

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief
# Afghanistan Earthquake
# Afghanistan Earthquake

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief

18 hours ago 9,133 Views 2 Comments

Even before Wednesday’s quake, the country was in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

18 hours ago 15,137 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine
# Belarus
# Belarus

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine

Updated 18 hours ago 32,655 Views 14 Comments

The Luhansk region’s governor said that Russian forces are attempting to blockade Lysychansk from the south.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 91-year-old man
# Wilhelm Widmer
# Wilhelm Widmer

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 91-year-old man

19 hours ago 36,268 Views 2 Comments

Wilhelm Widmer is missing from Clontarf since yesterday afternoon.

Status yellow rain warning in place for Galway and Mayo
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Status yellow rain warning in place for Galway and Mayo

20 hours ago 13,684 Views 5 Comments

There are warnings that heavy showers and longer spells of rain may lead to spot flooding in places.

Oslo shooting that left two dead being treated as 'act of Islamist terrorism'
# Norway
# Norway

Oslo shooting that left two dead being treated as 'act of Islamist terrorism'

Updated 20 hours ago 43,358 Views 26 Comments

Organisers of the Oslo Pride festival cancelled today’s planned events on police advice.

Protesters gather as G7 leaders set to arrive in Germany
# G7
# G7

Protesters gather as G7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

20 hours ago 8,851 Views 3 Comments

The G7 leaders are expected to start arriving today and will tackle issues such as war on Ukraine and climate change.

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

21 hours ago 11,612 Views 20 Comments

The former Taoiseach said a “ten-year plan where we start building up the federal system would be great” and “putting in a mayor at the start of that might be won’t work”.

Mikey Collins continued a family dynasty when he signed for Liverpool. What happened next?
# Familybusiness
From The42
# Familybusiness

Mikey Collins continued a family dynasty when he signed for Liverpool. What happened next?

Sat 10:00 AM 27,692 Views 1 Comment

“Football is engrained in me and that won’t change, it feels part of our family. Yeah, it can be ruthless but that’s part of the story.”

Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green
# It's Pronounced Nuclear
# It's Pronounced Nuclear

Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green

Sat 9:30 AM 13,353 Views 42 Comments

A full vote on the proposed changes is set to take place in Strasbourg next month.

Poll: Have you been trying to reduce your fuel consumption?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Poll: Have you been trying to reduce your fuel consumption?

Sat 9:15 AM 41,381 Views 94 Comments

Let us know.

People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes
# Not Prepared
# Not Prepared

People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes

Sat 8:10 AM 32,509 Views 25 Comments

Gerry Christie, from Kerry Mountain Rescue, said climbers often don’t have the proper equipment when climbing.

‘I wouldn't say I'm a world class operator but I never played a bad game for Ireland’
# UNSUNG HERO
From The42
# UNSUNG HERO

‘I wouldn't say I'm a world class operator but I never played a bad game for Ireland’

Sat 8:00 AM 55,950 Views 24 Comments

Rated highly by Joe Schmidt, John Ryan was a consistent force for Munster for over a decade. The last thing he expected was to be on the look-out for a new club.

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling

Sat 7:32 AM 31,230 Views 158 Comments

The court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v Wade decision is likely to lead to abortion bans across the country.

Bertie Ahern to address Citizens' Assembly on directly elected mayor for Dublin
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Bertie Ahern to address Citizens' Assembly on directly elected mayor for Dublin

Sat 6:30 AM 17,805 Views 46 Comments

The former Taoiseach will speak to the 80 members of the Assembly at 10.45 am on ‘The Reality of Devolution’.

Official Covid case numbers 'just the tip of the iceberg' as subvariants lead to summer surge
# Covid19
# Covid19

Official Covid case numbers 'just the tip of the iceberg' as subvariants lead to summer surge

Sat 12:05 AM 42,545 Views 27 Comments

Last week there was a more than 50% jump in reported case numbers.

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