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Forrmer army lieutenant Dónal de Róiste welcomes apology for 'flawed and unfair' dismissal
# Donal De Roiste
# Donal De Roiste

Forrmer army lieutenant Dónal de Róiste welcomes apology for 'flawed and unfair' dismissal

25 minutes ago 1,674 Views 0 Comments

A review has found that his dismissal more than 50 years ago ‘was made on foot of a fundamentally flawed and unfair process’.

Iran carries out first known execution over Mahsa Amini protests
# Iran
# Iran

Iran carries out first known execution over Mahsa Amini protests

25 minutes ago 1,430 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrations have swept Iran for nearly three months since Amini died after her arrest by the morality police.

Poll: Is 8 December the start of Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is 8 December the start of Christmas?

44 minutes ago 3,455 Views 6 Comments

‘Tis the season… or is it?

McConalogue writes to Cabinet in effort to tighten laws around control of dogs
# Dogs
# Dogs

McConalogue writes to Cabinet in effort to tighten laws around control of dogs

1 hour ago 3,097 Views 12 Comments

This comes after a young boy was attacked by a dog in Co Wexford last month.

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

2 hours ago 459 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.

Munster prepare plan to contain 'proper Jack-in-the-box' Antoine Dupont
# Key Man
From The42
# Key Man

Munster prepare plan to contain 'proper Jack-in-the-box' Antoine Dupont

2 hours ago 3,865 Views 3 Comments

The French scrum-half is part of a star-studded Toulouse team heading to Limerick this weekend.

Wirecard fraud trial opens in Germany, with ex-CEO and two former executives on the dock
# Fraud
# Fraud

Wirecard fraud trial opens in Germany, with ex-CEO and two former executives on the dock

2 hours ago 3,260 Views 0 Comments

Absent from the courtroom will be Wirecard’s former COO Jan Marsalek, who evaded arrest in 2020.

'We have not gone crazy': Putin says Russia will not be first to deploy nuclear weapons
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'We have not gone crazy': Putin says Russia will not be first to deploy nuclear weapons

2 hours ago 7,221 Views 8 Comments

The Russian president said the threat of nuclear war is “rising”, but said that Russia would only use a nuclear weapon in response to an enemy strike.

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Shop Local: A guide to Ireland's best independent shops to support this Christmas
Renewed appeal for information ahead of 22nd anniversary of disappearance of Trevor Deely
# Trevor Deely
# Trevor Deely

Renewed appeal for information ahead of 22nd anniversary of disappearance of Trevor Deely

2 hours ago 3,849 Views 1 Comment

22-year-old Trevor Deely was last sighted in the early hours of 8 December 2000.

'Treacherous' conditions on the way with temperatures to drop as low as -5 degrees tonight
# Status Yellow
# Status Yellow

'Treacherous' conditions on the way with temperatures to drop as low as -5 degrees tonight

2 hours ago 18,853 Views 9 Comments

A Status Yellow ice warning is currently in place for the whole country.

Peru president ousted and arrested after bid to dissolve Congress
# Pedro Castillo
# Pedro Castillo

Peru president ousted and arrested after bid to dissolve Congress

2 hours ago 4,946 Views 2 Comments

Vice President Dina Boluarte has become Peru’s first woman president.

Opinion: With sensitivity and care, we can find a solution to the protests in East Wall
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: With sensitivity and care, we can find a solution to the protests in East Wall

3 hours ago 4,246 Views 2 Comments

Local Paddy O’Dea writes that in the diverse community of East Wall, the protesters against emergency accommodation do not speak for all residents.

Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Florida – report
# US
# US

Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Florida – report

3 hours ago 10,061 Views 6 Comments

The items were discovered by an outside team brought in by Trump’s representatives.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
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

4 hours ago 5,473 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
'It will drive people away': Student teachers on the potential threat to career breaks
# Staff Shortage
# Staff Shortage

'It will drive people away': Student teachers on the potential threat to career breaks

9 hours ago 13,269 Views 30 Comments
  • One teacher suggested that staff may simply resign and emigrate to teach elsewhere if the option is removed.
  • The Department of Education has emphasised that no decisions have been made.

Yesterday's News

My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2022
# Book Awards
# Book Awards

My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2022

10 hours ago 8,660 Views 0 Comments

The book details the migrant crisis across North Africa, using first-hand stories from people incarcerated in Libyan detention centres.

Patient Safety Bill to be amended after TDs raise concerns
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Patient Safety Bill to be amended after TDs raise concerns

10 hours ago 8,106 Views 1 Comment

The amendment relates to a draft law being fast-tracked in memory of the late campaigner Vicky Phelan.

Putin refuses to rule out use of nuclear weapons
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Putin refuses to rule out use of nuclear weapons

11 hours ago 20,218 Views 35 Comments

The Russian president said Moscow would not be able to use nuclear weapons at all if it agreed not to use them first and then came under a nuclear strike.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

12 hours ago 5,200 Views 0 Comments

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

David Moran waiting on call over Kerry future as he skips Dubai trip for Munster final
# FOMO
From The42
# FOMO

David Moran waiting on call over Kerry future as he skips Dubai trip for Munster final

Updated 12 hours ago 22,505 Views 0 Comments

Moran is grateful to his team-mates for sending Kerins O’Rahillys into Saturday’s final against Newcastle West after his semi-final red card

Irish airspace access to be briefly restricted during UK Virgin satellite launch
# Space
# Space

Irish airspace access to be briefly restricted during UK Virgin satellite launch

12 hours ago 19,074 Views 9 Comments

Virgin Orbit is planning to launch a satellite this month from Spaceport Cornwall, which is based at an airport in south-west England.

HSE contacts schools with advice for parents as child dies from invasive Strep A
# Strep A
# Strep A

HSE contacts schools with advice for parents as child dies from invasive Strep A

Updated 13 hours ago 42,788 Views 10 Comments

A total of 55 cases of invasive Strep A have been confirmed in Ireland so far this year.

Cold snap hits as nation to experience -4 degree temperatures
# Brrrrrrrr
# Brrrrrrrr

Cold snap hits as nation to experience -4 degree temperatures

Updated 13 hours ago 46,625 Views 10 Comments

Temperatures to struggle to rise above freezing this weekend with uncertain outlook for next week.

Irish diplomat and ex-Defence Forces officer Michael Beary survives explosion in Yemen
# Bomb Blast
# Bomb Blast

Irish diplomat and ex-Defence Forces officer Michael Beary survives explosion in Yemen

Updated 14 hours ago 39,712 Views 1 Comment

Michael Beary is working on disarmament and peacekeeping as part of the UN response to the Yemeni Civil War.

Italian mafia boss with close ties to Daniel Kinahan 'to turn state witness' following arrest
# Raffaele Imperiale
# Raffaele Imperiale

Italian mafia boss with close ties to Daniel Kinahan 'to turn state witness' following arrest

14 hours ago 32,597 Views 0 Comments

The mafia boss wants to “change his life”, according to Italian media.

RTÉ reveal nominees for 2022 Manager of the Year award
# Yoda
From The42
# Yoda

RTÉ reveal nominees for 2022 Manager of the Year award

14 hours ago 20,930 Views 16 Comments

The winner will be announced on Saturday.

Dropping Dowdall murder charge was 'powerful' incentive for statement against Hutch, lawyers argue
# Court
# Court

Dropping Dowdall murder charge was 'powerful' incentive for statement against Hutch, lawyers argue

Updated 14 hours ago 13,697 Views 0 Comments

Dowdall intends to give evidence in the coming days implicating Hutch in the murder at the Regency Hotel.

Journal Media wins Mental Health Media Award for health system and eating disorders investigation
# Awards
# Awards

Journal Media wins Mental Health Media Award for health system and eating disorders investigation

15 hours ago 6,694 Views 4 Comments

Noteworthy Editor Maria Delaney was awarded top prize in the Special Interest category.

Cian Healy cleared for Champions Cup opener as red card rescinded
# Off The Hook
From The42
# Off The Hook

Cian Healy cleared for Champions Cup opener as red card rescinded

17 hours ago 20,670 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland international prop was sent off after 20 minutes of last Saturday’s URC victory over Ulster for a tackle on hooker Tom Stewart

Proposed overhaul of jobseeker's benefit would directly link payment to previous earnings
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Proposed overhaul of jobseeker's benefit would directly link payment to previous earnings

18 hours ago 26,194 Views 31 Comments

Currently, recipients of the jobseeker’s benefit are categorised into one of four bands depending on their prior income.

Gardaí probe heroin debt and turf-war theories as part of investigation into Dublin drug murder
# Cormac Berkeley
# Cormac Berkeley

Gardaí probe heroin debt and turf-war theories as part of investigation into Dublin drug murder

18 hours ago 22,052 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are following several lines of inquiry.

The latest attempt to re-establish powersharing in Stormont just failed
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

The latest attempt to re-establish powersharing in Stormont just failed

Updated 18 hours ago 17,918 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Féin has urged the DUP to back the election of a speaker to deliver energy support payments.

Cooney on Soccer: The Air Conditioning World Cup
# Newsletter
From The42
# Newsletter

Cooney on Soccer: The Air Conditioning World Cup

Updated 18 hours ago 18,969 Views 4 Comments

Our latest letter from Doha discusses one of the defining parts of the Qatar World Cup: Air Conditioning.

Matt Hancock to step down as Tory MP in next UK election
# Get Him Out Of Here
# Get Him Out Of Here

Matt Hancock to step down as Tory MP in next UK election

19 hours ago 18,803 Views 8 Comments

The I’m A Celebrity campmate says he wants to ‘do things differently’.

Plans to scrap teacher career breaks criticised as it emerges Education Minister is on same break
# Teacher Supply
# Teacher Supply

Plans to scrap teacher career breaks criticised as it emerges Education Minister is on same break

19 hours ago 37,225 Views 60 Comments

The lack of availability of teachers was brought up in the Dáil this afternoon.

Cabinet approves new short-term let register aimed at bringing 12,000 properties back into use
# Short-term Lets
# Short-term Lets

Cabinet approves new short-term let register aimed at bringing 12,000 properties back into use

Updated 19 hours ago 29,666 Views 30 Comments

Property owners face fines of €300 if they advertise their property without a valid registration number.

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