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New polling finds widespread support for 20c levy on disposable cups
# Latte Levy
# Latte Levy

New polling finds widespread support for 20c levy on disposable cups

5 hours ago 2,991 Views 6 Comments
  • Nearly three-quarters of people are in favour of the latte levy.
  • The measure is due to be introduced before the end of the year.
  • Environmentalists say it will help tackle waste but restaurateurs argue it will hurt small businesses.

Yesterday's News

Two men charged with violent disorder and assault after death of man in Athlone
# Athlone
# Athlone

Two men charged with violent disorder and assault after death of man in Athlone

6 hours ago 10,488 Views 0 Comments

The two men appeared at Mullingar District Court on Sunday evening.

Quiz: How much do you know about Nordic crime dramas?
# Fjord Focus
# Fjord Focus

Quiz: How much do you know about Nordic crime dramas?

7 hours ago 12,111 Views 4 Comments

Do you know your Borgens from you Bordertowns?

Shane Lowry finishes on four-under par at FedEx St Jude Championship as Cameron Smith is hit with penalty
# WALKINGINMEMPHIS
From The42
# WALKINGINMEMPHIS

Shane Lowry finishes on four-under par at FedEx St Jude Championship as Cameron Smith is hit with penalty

8 hours ago 19,624 Views 4 Comments

After a disappointing 71 yesterday, following back-to-back 68s, the Offaly native at least finished on a positive note as play continued in Memphis.

Money Diaries: A 30-year-old administrator on €44K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 30-year-old administrator on €44K living in Dublin

9 hours ago 23,697 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys socialising with friends in between working full-time and completing a Masters.

Here's what happened today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

9 hours ago 9,535 Views 1 Comment

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed
# European Heatwave
# European Heatwave

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed

Updated 10 hours ago 29,313 Views 2 Comments

The fire was raging in the Aragon region where around 300 firefighters are trying to contain the blaze.

Horserider airlifted to hospital after accident in Wicklow
# Accident
# Accident

Horserider airlifted to hospital after accident in Wicklow

10 hours ago 35,094 Views 2 Comments

The rider was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte both sent off as Harry Kane nets 96th-minute equaliser
# Intense
From The42
# Intense

Thomas Tuchel and Antonio Conte both sent off as Harry Kane nets 96th-minute equaliser

10 hours ago 25,904 Views 27 Comments

The England captain was anonymous until burying a header from an added-time corner, to leave honours even in a tempestuous London derby at a sweltering Stamford Bridge.

The Glider: Could Belfast's tram-like bendy bus be the model for other Irish cities?
# Transport
# Transport

The Glider: Could Belfast's tram-like bendy bus be the model for other Irish cities?

10 hours ago 23,117 Views 14 Comments

The system has been suggested as kind of gateway to light rail infrastructure.

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit

11 hours ago 11,101 Views 17 Comments

The five-member delegation is led by Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts.

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant 'risks increasing every day': city mayor
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant 'risks increasing every day': city mayor

Updated 13 hours ago 12,675 Views 11 Comments

Kyiv and Moscow have exchanged blame for fresh shelling around Europe’s largest nuclear facility, which is in Russia’s control.

Irish people must reclaim 'largely forgotten' legacy of Arthur Griffith, says Varadkar
# Arthur Griffith
# Arthur Griffith

Irish people must reclaim 'largely forgotten' legacy of Arthur Griffith, says Varadkar

Updated 13 hours ago 24,276 Views 76 Comments

The Tánaiste was speaking at a remembrance ceremony for Griffth and Michael Collins in Glasnevin Cemetary.

Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'
# Author
# Author

Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'

Updated 14 hours ago 24,556 Views 0 Comments

The man accused of stabbing the author yesterday pleaded not guilty.

Man shoots himself after driving car into barrier near US Capitol
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Man shoots himself after driving car into barrier near US Capitol

14 hours ago 23,680 Views 15 Comments

The man also fired several shots into the air with police saying nobody else was injured during the incident.

Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin
# Clonshaugh
# Clonshaugh

Amazon secures planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin

15 hours ago 38,237 Views 45 Comments

The US multinational has estimated that between 15 and 58 staff will work at the site while up to 400 will be employed during construction.

At least 41 dead after fire in Cairo church
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 41 dead after fire in Cairo church

Updated 16 hours ago 13,487 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out during a Sunday mass.

Gardaí in Galway seize €400,000 worth of drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí in Galway seize €400,000 worth of drugs

16 hours ago 15,367 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged in connection with the seizure.

Gardaí ask people to stop sharing images of fatal assault of Paul 'Babs' Connolly in Athlone
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Gardaí ask people to stop sharing images of fatal assault of Paul 'Babs' Connolly in Athlone

17 hours ago 50,392 Views 0 Comments

Two men remain in custody over the incident.

Status Orange: Met Éireann upgrades thunderstorm warning for Ireland
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Status Orange: Met Éireann upgrades thunderstorm warning for Ireland

Updated 17 hours ago 152,179 Views 32 Comments

The warning comes into effect at 3pm today.

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

Jump in emergency welfare payments reflects what's happening on the ground for families, says SVP

17 hours ago 13,822 Views 2 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Social Protection, Claire Kerrane says people should be able to apply for the payment online, rather than by post or in person.

Sensational O'Donovan and McCarthy crowned European rowing champions again
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

Sensational O'Donovan and McCarthy crowned European rowing champions again

18 hours ago 48,714 Views 17 Comments

Clinical Irish duo win European Championship gold in Munich.

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare lake
# Ballyalla Lake
# Ballyalla Lake

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare lake

18 hours ago 22,493 Views 2 Comments

It’s believed the man, who was in his late 40s, was seen diving into the water but not resurfacing.

Liz Truss says Sinn Féin is 'trying to drive a wedge between Northern Ireland and Great Britain'
# Race For Number 10
# Race For Number 10

Liz Truss says Sinn Féin is 'trying to drive a wedge between Northern Ireland and Great Britain'

19 hours ago 43,580 Views 79 Comments

Truss made the comments as she attacked parties in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship

19 hours ago 43,865 Views 7 Comments

Jonathan Wilson chats about his new book exploring the lives of Bobby and Jack Charlton.

Sitdown Sunday: The people who really hate summer
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The people who really hate summer

20 hours ago 17,005 Views 6 Comments

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

Eight wounded after attacker opens fire in gun attack on Jerusalem bus
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Eight wounded after attacker opens fire in gun attack on Jerusalem bus

21 hours ago 10,515 Views 12 Comments

A pregnant woman is among the injured with two victims described as critical.

From Meath footballer to Ireland's breakout star, after a late switch to rugby in Brighton
# Sammy Bill
From The42
# Sammy Bill

From Meath footballer to Ireland's breakout star, after a late switch to rugby in Brighton

21 hours ago 19,627 Views 8 Comments

Sam Monaghan: ‘I feel like I have a lot more to give.’

'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security

22 hours ago 18,219 Views 6 Comments

Speaking to The Explainer podcast, Dr Cillian de Gascun said it should not be overlooked that household contacts and healthcare workers are also at risk.

The Dublin All-Ireland winner who sparked Chelsea-Spurs rivalry, then became Ajax boss
# History
From The42
# History

The Dublin All-Ireland winner who sparked Chelsea-Spurs rivalry, then became Ajax boss

22 hours ago 20,135 Views 7 Comments

Jack Kirwan not only made his mark in GAA and English football at the turn of the 20th century, he also has a special place in the history books of the Dutch giants.

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Tusla cannot confirm how many records it has about St Gerard's mother and baby home
# Foi Requests
# Foi Requests

Tusla cannot confirm how many records it has about St Gerard's mother and baby home

Sun 12:05 AM 17,238 Views 0 Comments
  • Tusla confirms it has records about St Gerard's but can't say how many, Órla Ryan reports
  • The agency said it cannot read the documents unless a person requests them via FOI or under GDPR
  • Tusla refused an FOI request from Peter Mulryan, saying it cannot locate records about his sister

Saturday 13 August, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about these iconic perfumes?
# Test Your Scents
# Test Your Scents

Quiz: How much do you know about these iconic perfumes?

Sat 10:00 PM 37,823 Views 16 Comments

Do you know your Marc Jacobs from your Mugler?

De Gea: 'I cost my team three points today'
# Responsibility
From The42
# Responsibility

De Gea: 'I cost my team three points today'

Updated Sat 9:40 PM 54,617 Views 55 Comments

The Man Utd goalkeeper requested a post-match interview with Sky Sports.

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís

Sat 8:00 PM 18,234 Views 12 Comments

Brendan McNamara says we cannot turn a blind eye while minorities are persecuted for their faith.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 8:00 PM 19,672 Views 2 Comments

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

Manchester United battered by brilliant Brentford to spark full-blown crisis
# Embarrassing
From The42
# Embarrassing

Manchester United battered by brilliant Brentford to spark full-blown crisis

Sat 7:51 PM 52,886 Views 146 Comments

The Red Devils plumbed new defensive depths to find themselves four down at half-time.

Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody
# New York
# New York

Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody

Updated Sat 7:12 PM 47,091 Views 0 Comments

24-year-old Hadi Matar rushed the stage where Rushdie was about to deliver a lecture and stabbed him in the neck and abdomen.

Man charged with murdering his partner in Co Meath
# Athboy
# Athboy

Man charged with murdering his partner in Co Meath

Sat 6:36 PM 68,810 Views 0 Comments

Larisa Serban died at the house she rented at Rathmore, near Athboy, at around 5 am on Friday.

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