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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

17 minutes ago 441 Views 0 Comments

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

Donegal County Council meeting adjourned to address Mica redress protest outside
# Defective Blocks
# Defective Blocks

Donegal County Council meeting adjourned to address Mica redress protest outside

34 minutes ago 1,070 Views 0 Comments

Senior members of the council went to hear the concerns and frustration of the crowd.

Prosecutor: where Garda bug travelled to is 'a cloud' which defence has placed over Hutch case
# Courts
# Courts

Prosecutor: where Garda bug travelled to is 'a cloud' which defence has placed over Hutch case

51 minutes ago 4,262 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard the state prosecutor’s argument that the bugging device was not outside Garda jurisdiction

'We're devastated' - Family issues plea to have father's stolen All-Ireland medal returned
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

'We're devastated' - Family issues plea to have father's stolen All-Ireland medal returned

1 hour ago 10,445 Views 1 Comment

Daithí De Paor’s medal which he won in 1948 was taken from from his daughter’s home last week.

RTÉ and union negotiate 6% pay increase phased in over two years
# Pay Rise
# Pay Rise

RTÉ and union negotiate 6% pay increase phased in over two years

1 hour ago 5,645 Views 8 Comments

Members of the RTÉ Trade Union Group will vote on whether they accept the measure.

Gardaí thought they would be killed during shootout in Dublin last year, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Gardaí thought they would be killed during shootout in Dublin last year, court hears

2 hours ago 7,689 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Goulding (39) pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of the two gardaí at his family home on 25 May 2021.

East Wall residents' group block Dublin's Port Tunnel over asylum seeker accommodation
# Protest
# Protest

East Wall residents' group block Dublin's Port Tunnel over asylum seeker accommodation

2 hours ago 25,824 Views 57 Comments

It comes after Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman said the old ESB building in East Wall will not be closed as emergency accommodation for refugees.

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty over racist supermarket massacre
# New York
# New York

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty over racist supermarket massacre

2 hours ago 6,184 Views 0 Comments

Payton Gendron (19) pleaded guilty to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Brazil seal last-16 progression with controlled win over Switzerland
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

Brazil seal last-16 progression with controlled win over Switzerland

2 hours ago 9,074 Views 3 Comments

Casemiro was the unlikely matchwinner.

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave being sued for defamation over tweet
# Courts
# Courts

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave being sued for defamation over tweet

3 hours ago 19,116 Views 0 Comments

Businessman Robert Quirke claims that he and his businesses were defamed and damaged due to a tweet posted by Cosgrave in 2021.

Parent of child transferred to Sweden for emergency RSV treatment calls for stronger virus messaging
# Rsv
# Rsv

Parent of child transferred to Sweden for emergency RSV treatment calls for stronger virus messaging

Updated 4 hours ago 32,556 Views 7 Comments

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre says recent RSV figures are ‘substantially’ higher than other years.

Submachine gun, silencer and ammunition seized by gardaí in Finglas
# Dublin
# Dublin

Submachine gun, silencer and ammunition seized by gardaí in Finglas

4 hours ago 11,019 Views 3 Comments

The discovery was made during a search of a maintenance area at an apartment complex in Finglas on Friday.

Data watchdog fines Meta €265 million over GDPR breaches
# Facebook
# Facebook

Data watchdog fines Meta €265 million over GDPR breaches

Updated 5 hours ago 11,763 Views 9 Comments

An inquiry by the DPC that was ongoing since April 2021 found infringements of two GDPR articles.

'Zero-covid' protests are spreading in China but why is the country persisting with the policy?

'Zero-covid' protests are spreading in China but why is the country persisting with the policy?

5 hours ago 8,066 Views 6 Comments

China the only major country still pursuing zero covid, a policy that includes snap lockdowns and lengthy quarantines.

All-Ireland hurling winners medal among items stolen during Co Wexford burglary
# Burglary
# Burglary

All-Ireland hurling winners medal among items stolen during Co Wexford burglary

5 hours ago 11,245 Views 5 Comments

The theft is believed to have occurred last Friday between 4pm and 7pm in Co Wexford.

'We won’t speak about Europe until after this next game. Seriously!'
# Priorities
From The42
# Priorities

'We won’t speak about Europe until after this next game. Seriously!'

Updated 5 hours ago 23,040 Views 25 Comments

Munster set to focus on league points this Friday in a bid to build momentum into Europe.

Man who paid women to access their children for sexual gratification jailed for seven years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who paid women to access their children for sexual gratification jailed for seven years

5 hours ago 15,698 Views 0 Comments

A mother who sold naked photos of her children to Timmy Duggan (35) was also jailed for three years with the final 18 months suspended.

Man pleads guilty to murdering a grandmother whose body was found in burning car
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads guilty to murdering a grandmother whose body was found in burning car

8 hours ago 25,858 Views 0 Comments

Gardai and fire services arrived at the scene of the burning car in Co Cork last February.

Europe wide operation targets drug cartel with six arrests in Dubai
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Europe wide operation targets drug cartel with six arrests in Dubai

8 hours ago 20,713 Views 0 Comments

Europol announced this morning that 49 suspects across Europe and the United Arab Emirates have been arrested.

WHO to rename monkeypox to 'mpox' to reduce prejudice and stigma
# Mpox
# Mpox

WHO to rename monkeypox to 'mpox' to reduce prejudice and stigma

8 hours ago 9,783 Views 14 Comments

The World Health Organisation will phase out its use of the term monkeypox over the next year.

Poll: Would you return a bottle to the shop to get 25c back?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you return a bottle to the shop to get 25c back?

8 hours ago 38,496 Views 65 Comments

A new deposit-return scheme is trying to reduce litter and increase recyling rates.

Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops
# Recyling
# Recyling

Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops

9 hours ago 22,432 Views 22 Comments

A 15c deposit will apply to cans and bottles up to 500ml and a 25c deposit on those over 500ml.

Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

10 hours ago 4,363 Views 1 Comment

With temperatures dipping below zero, repeated Russian attacks have left Ukraine’s energy grid teetering on the brink of collapse.

Child undergoing treatment for 'serious injuries' following alleged dog attack in Co Wexford
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Child undergoing treatment for 'serious injuries' following alleged dog attack in Co Wexford

10 hours ago 44,631 Views 0 Comments

The dog has since been destroyed and enquiries are ongoing.

Two people rescued from small plane caught in power lines in the US state of Maryland
# Power Lines
# Power Lines

Two people rescued from small plane caught in power lines in the US state of Maryland

10 hours ago 9,679 Views 3 Comments

Both men suffered “serious injuries” from the crash, and hypothermia was also an issue.

'Those nuns!': Martin Scorsese reveals he’s been watching Derry Girls
# Derry Girls
# Derry Girls

'Those nuns!': Martin Scorsese reveals he’s been watching Derry Girls

11 hours ago 29,157 Views 25 Comments

Scorsese was recently asked about what he is currently watching.

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves today
# Fa La La La La
# Fa La La La La

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves today

11 hours ago 11,965 Views 12 Comments

Wherever you are in the country, here’s how to listen.

At least four dead in hotel siege in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
# Al-Shabaab
# Al-Shabaab

At least four dead in hotel siege in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

12 hours ago 5,865 Views 0 Comments

Al-Shabaab, a militant group affiliated with Al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

'Crazy' - Arrive by helicopter after wedding, score 0-7 in All-Ireland semi-final win
# Dream Weekend
From The42
# Dream Weekend

'Crazy' - Arrive by helicopter after wedding, score 0-7 in All-Ireland semi-final win

Updated 12 hours ago 39,543 Views 5 Comments

Next stop Croke Park for Cathriona McConnell and Donaghmoyne.

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 12 hours ago 11,324 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.

Chinese police arrest protestors and BBC journalist as anti-lockdown protests erupt
# China
# China

Chinese police arrest protestors and BBC journalist as anti-lockdown protests erupt

12 hours ago 8,341 Views 12 Comments

Large crowds gathered in Shanghai to protest

New blood donation changes come into effect lifting blanket rules based on sexual orientation
# IBTS
# IBTS

New blood donation changes come into effect lifting blanket rules based on sexual orientation

12 hours ago 11,774 Views 12 Comments

The IBTS will assess each donor’s eligibility to donate on a person-by-person basis, rather than applying risks associated with specific populations.

Report finds Ireland’s productivity 40% higher than Northern Ireland’s over the past 20 years
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Report finds Ireland’s productivity 40% higher than Northern Ireland’s over the past 20 years

13 hours ago 15,622 Views 19 Comments

The report concluded that there was a need to invest in education in the North to reduce the gap.

Teenager arrested over fatal stabbings of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London
# London
# London

Teenager arrested over fatal stabbings of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London

13 hours ago 14,541 Views 3 Comments

The two victims were found with fatal wounds in south-east London on Saturday.

Seven killed in landslide on Italian island, including newborn
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seven killed in landslide on Italian island, including newborn

13 hours ago 8,492 Views 0 Comments

A three-week-old baby and a pair of young siblings are among the victims.

Irish military officer group declares Defence Forces 'moving in wrong direction'
# Raco
# Raco

Irish military officer group declares Defence Forces 'moving in wrong direction'

14 hours ago 20,266 Views 9 Comments

RACO will host Minister for Defence Simon Coveney and military top brass in Naas.

Irish NGO fighting cholera in Haiti amid 'power vacuum' and civil unrest
# GOAL In Haiti
# GOAL In Haiti

Irish NGO fighting cholera in Haiti amid 'power vacuum' and civil unrest

21 hours ago 8,587 Views 2 Comments

Goal is the primary international non-governmental organisation in Port-au-Prince and in surrounding communities.

Yesterday's News

Quiz: How well do you know The Wizard of Oz?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How well do you know The Wizard of Oz?

23 hours ago 34,503 Views 23 Comments

Follow the yellow brick road…

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