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Live Aid stage musical 'not a tribute', says Geldof
“There isn’t a person dressed up as Freddie wearing a crap moustache.”
Tánaiste reaffirms Ireland's support for Ukraine as he arrives in Kyiv by train for 'historic' meeting
The gathering of all of the EU’s foreign ministers is the first timeit’s meeting beyond its borders,
Appeal for witnesses made one year on from fatal shooting of Sean Fox at Belfast social club
Fox was murdered at around 2.55pm on Sunday, 2 October 2022 at the Donegal Celtic Sports and Social Club on the Suffolk Road.
Bus Éireann services not running in Limerick this morning due to 'unofficial' industrial action
Bus Éireann said it is “continuing to make every effort to resolve this situation and would like to apologise to affected customers”.
At least 13 dead in Spanish nightclub fire
Police have established a list of 15 people missing after the blaze.
The hunt for the MV Matthew
A dramatic, multi-agency operation on the high seas netted Ireland’s largest-ever drug haul
Army rangers fast-roped onto the ship and diverted it to port
The cocaine is worth €157m. On the streets it could have fetched far more
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Inside the international pursuit of the Matthew and her cargo
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Our exclusive report from a ranger training exercise in the Irish Sea
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Pro-Russia ex-PM leads party to win in Slovakia’s parliamentary elections
The election was a test for the small European country’s support for neighbouring Ukraine in its war with Russia.
Third man charged in relation to MV Matthew cargo ship drug seizure
He is expected to appear before Wexford District Court at 10.30am.
At least 10 people killed after church roof collapses during baptisms in Mexico
Authorities say three children were among the dead and around 50 people were injured following the collapse during Mass.
Trump to appear in court today as civil fraud trial begins in New York
The former US president said last night he planned to be present for the start of the trial this morning.
Trial of man accused of murdering Ashling Murphy to open in Central Criminal Court
Jozef Puska, 32, is charged with murdering the young schoolteacher in Co Offaly last year.
Nokia to offer Irish government solution to undersea cable security concerns
A report by
Niall O'Connor
The Journal spoke to Nokia experts at a NATO organised event in Portugal recently.
1st October 2023
South Africa beat Tonga 49-18 to edge towards World Cup quarters
Ireland take on Scotland next weekend in their final Pool B game, with a number of permutations possible.
Quiz: How well do you know Irish storms?
Storm Agnes battered the country on Wednesday.
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The crowd sang 'Zombie' because it just sounds great when thousands sing it
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EU’s top diplomat urges US to reconsider dropping Ukrainian aid from budget bill
European officials were surprised by the last-minute agreement in Washington, Borrell said.
Cross-border red and green lanes take effect as NI secretary says his job 'best in government'
Chris Heaton-Harris says there is “scope” to deal with unionist concerns about the Windsor Framework.
At least ten people die after cargo truck carrying migrants overturns on Mexican highway
Sources said the victims were all women and included one minor.
Europe to experience another heat wave this week as warm Irish temperatures forecast
Met Éireann is forecasting highs in the mid teens with mostly dry conditions and occasional showers tomorrow.
Europe withstand United States rally to reclaim the Ryder Cup
Tommy Fleetwood finally secured the final half-point his side needed to claim a deserved victory.
Kurdish PKK claims responsibility for suicide bomber attack at Turkish parliament building
Two police officers were slightly injured during the attack near an entrance to the Ministry of Interior Affairs.
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Death toll in Zimbabwean mine collapse expected to rise to 13
Yesterday, hundreds watched in anguish as rescue workers tried to retrieve bodies from the mine.
Uisce Éireann donates treatment plant to Ukraine that can supply water for 6,200 people daily
The water utility company donated two containerised water treatment plants to the country last year and is now sending another.
Man who died in single-vehicle crash in Tyrone named as Juraj Luptak
The crash occurred on Friday evening on Pomeroy Road in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone.
Azerbaijan issues arrest warrant for former separatist Nagorno-Karabakh leader
Arayik Harutyunyan led the breakaway region since May 2020.
At least thirteen people killed in nightclub fire in Spain
The mayor of Murcia, Jose Ballesta, announced three days of mourning.
Gardaí submit 13 files on Spiritan abuse to Director of Public Prosecutions
The Spiritan congregation, formerly the Holy Ghost Fathers, gave a public apology to victims last year.
Anti-government election rally draws 'around a million' people in Warsaw
The Law and Justice party leaders are holding their own rival rally in the southern city of Katowice today.
Poll: Would you attend a concert inside of a dome?
U2 christened a new concert venue in Las Vegas last night called ‘The Sphere’.
Justice Minister: 'We need a new garda roster to respond to challenges'
Helen McEntee said she has confidence in the Garda Commissioner but ‘everyone agrees’ a fresh roster is needed.
Threat of US government shutdown ends as Congress passes temporary funding
The bill funds the US government until 17 November.
Sitdown Sunday: 'She lost herself in Elvis' - Sofia Coppola on her Priscilla Presley biopic
Settle down in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
Fake Porn, Real Victims: We must stop the easy use of AI to create nude images of women & girls
Two experts look at the worrying case of deepnude image generation in Spain this week.
'Great in theory, but the reality is different': FG housing spokesperson on the eviction ban
John Cummins said there is “no question” that homelessness remains the biggest challenge in housing.
'A demonic agenda': How sex ed became the target of anti-LGBT groups at the National Stadium
A report by
Stephen McDermott
Christian Voice Ireland held an SPHE information event earlier this week.
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Ben Healy scores 27 points as Scotland warm-up for Ireland with 12-try win against Romania
Gregor Townsend’s side face Ireland in a massive Pool B clash next Saturday.
Teenage boy charged with murder of Lorna Woodnutt in Co Offaly
The boy appeared before Tullamore District Court tonight.