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Today's News

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

Here's what happened today: Thursday

38 minutes ago 1,001 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

'She’s 36. She’s allowed to party': Varadkar defends Finland PM after dancing party video leak
# 24HR PARTY PM
# 24HR PARTY PM

'She’s 36. She’s allowed to party': Varadkar defends Finland PM after dancing party video leak

Updated 1 hour ago 40,680 Views 63 Comments

A video posted on social media showed six people, including Sanna Marin, dancing and mimicking a song.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

1 hour ago 3,712 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Have you seen Alannah? 13-year-old missing from Dublin since yesterday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Alannah? 13-year-old missing from Dublin since yesterday

1 hour ago 7,357 Views 0 Comments

Anyone with any information that can assist Gardaí is asked to contact Blackrock Garda Station on 01 666 5200

Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder or assault
# Satanic Verses
# Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder or assault

2 hours ago 3,976 Views 6 Comments

Rushdie’s condition remains serious but the 75-year-old has shown signs of improvement, and he has been taken off a ventilator.

Chastening night for Shamrock Rovers as they are outclassed by Hungarian side Ferencvaros
# Loi In Europe
From The42
# Loi In Europe

Chastening night for Shamrock Rovers as they are outclassed by Hungarian side Ferencvaros

2 hours ago 13,840 Views 27 Comments

Stephen Bradley’s side were hammered 4-0 in Budapest in tonight’s Europa League play-off.

Accused in Athlone stag party assault death case is refused bail
# Court
# Court

Accused in Athlone stag party assault death case is refused bail

2 hours ago 10,751 Views 0 Comments

Paul ‘Babs’ Connolly was injured in an incident on Saturday night while attending a stag party.

Family call for change of Garda policy on access to accident scenes following son's death
# Courts
# Courts

Family call for change of Garda policy on access to accident scenes following son's death

2 hours ago 12,723 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s made it more difficult to understand how the accident happened,’ the boy’s father said.

Zelenskyy rules out any 'peace' with Russia unless troops withdraw
# Lviv
# Lviv

Zelenskyy rules out any 'peace' with Russia unless troops withdraw

Updated 3 hours ago 14,397 Views 14 Comments

Zelenskyy met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President Erdogan today.

As it happened: Ferencvaros v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League qualifying From The42
Live 4 hours ago

As it happened: Ferencvaros v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League qualifying

FF junior minister Robert Troy amends his register of interests after undeclared property sale
# SIPO
# SIPO

FF junior minister Robert Troy amends his register of interests after undeclared property sale

Updated 4 hours ago 13,211 Views 0 Comments

In declarations for 2018 and 2020 respectively, he has added the sale of two properties.

Opinion: 'I'm vision impaired, so every step I take brings a potential surprise'
# Clear Our Paths
# Clear Our Paths

Opinion: 'I'm vision impaired, so every step I take brings a potential surprise'

Updated 5 hours ago 8,468 Views 5 Comments

Tabitha Kenlon says she feels like she’s in a video game while dodging protruding bicycles, untidy cafe furniture and illegally parked cars.

Two men arrested for assault in Arklow
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Two men arrested for assault in Arklow

6 hours ago 10,401 Views 1 Comment

At approximately 2:30am on 2 August, Gardaí were alerted to an assault in the Ashfield estate area.

Giggs denies headbutting ex during argument on second day of cross-examination
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Giggs denies headbutting ex during argument on second day of cross-examination

6 hours ago 7,378 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star returned to the witness box for a second day of cross-examination by the prosecution.

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns
# Crash
# Crash

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns

6 hours ago 20,810 Views 0 Comments

Heche’s vehicle collided with a residence in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles and became “engulfed in flames”.

Man arrested in connection with murder of Miriam Burns (75) released without charge
# Killarney
# Killarney

Man arrested in connection with murder of Miriam Burns (75) released without charge

6 hours ago 16,906 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found on Monday afternoon at her home in Ardshanavooley, Killarney.

Have you seen Charli and Ruby? 15 year old twins missing from Wexford
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Charli and Ruby? 15 year old twins missing from Wexford

6 hours ago 24,337 Views 0 Comments

Both Charli and Ruby are known to frequent the Blanchardstown area of Dublin.

Bono and Bob Geldof performed sing-song for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on French Riviera
# With Or Without You
# With Or Without You

Bono and Bob Geldof performed sing-song for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on French Riviera

7 hours ago 37,159 Views 17 Comments

The scene is recounted in a new memoir by former White House advisor Kushner.

Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO

Updated 7 hours ago 12,915 Views 18 Comments

Last month the World Health Organization announced that the outbreak is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London
# THOMAS O HALLORAN
# THOMAS O HALLORAN

Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London

8 hours ago 13,437 Views 0 Comments

A verified online fundraiser has been set up to pay for Mr O’Halloran’s funeral expenses, with over €2,500 (£2,165) raised so far.

Man arrested for knifepoint robbery of south Dublin shop
# Kimmage
# Kimmage

Man arrested for knifepoint robbery of south Dublin shop

8 hours ago 19,927 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested this morning in Crumlin.

Man (44) missing from south Dublin since last Friday
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Man (44) missing from south Dublin since last Friday

8 hours ago 18,862 Views 2 Comments

Andriy Kynash is approximately 6 foot 2 inches in height with a thin build and shaved grey hair.

'He’d be a 9/10 or a 2/10, but he's become that 7/10 player you need'
# Development
From The42
# Development

'He’d be a 9/10 or a 2/10, but he's become that 7/10 player you need'

9 hours ago 16,512 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Bradley has hailed Dylan Watts’ improvement ahead of Shamrock Rovers’ clash with Ferencvaros.

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic
# Safer Nightlife
# Safer Nightlife

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic

10 hours ago 18,554 Views 100 Comments

It’s part of the HSE ‘Safer Nightlife’ harm reduction campaign.

People aged 55 and over can now get another Covid-19 booster dose
# Covid Booster
# Covid Booster

People aged 55 and over can now get another Covid-19 booster dose

10 hours ago 21,208 Views 7 Comments

People who are more than 16 weeks pregnant are also now invited to book their next booster.

Bumblebee wings show stress of climate change on insect, says study
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bumblebee wings show stress of climate change on insect, says study

10 hours ago 13,218 Views 12 Comments

Scientists from Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum have published two papers analysing UK bumblebee populations.

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?

11 hours ago 45,470 Views 51 Comments

Additional help for renters might feature in September’s Budget.

Salman Rushdie’s attacker ‘surprised’ to learn of the author’s survival
# Salman Rushdie
# Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie’s attacker ‘surprised’ to learn of the author’s survival

11 hours ago 22,915 Views 30 Comments

Hadi Matar said Rushdie was ‘someone who attacked Islam’ but did not confirm that his actions were driven by Iran’s fatwa.

Remains of two children found in suitcases auctioned in New Zealand
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Remains of two children found in suitcases auctioned in New Zealand

13 hours ago 74,058 Views 14 Comments

Police believe the bodies were likely to have been in storage for several years.

Personal loans up significantly for home improvements, while decreasing for car purchases
# Personal Loans
# Personal Loans

Personal loans up significantly for home improvements, while decreasing for car purchases

13 hours ago 13,813 Views 6 Comments

The figures were released by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.

'The time is right for a reset' - British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe interested in buying Man United
# One Of Their Own
From The42
# One Of Their Own

'The time is right for a reset' - British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe interested in buying Man United

13 hours ago 31,590 Views 57 Comments

Ratcliffe, who owns Ineos and is a United fan, was unsuccessful in his bid to buy Chelsea in May.

Arrest made over fatal stabbing of Irish pensioner on mobility scooter in London
# Thomas O’Halloran
# Thomas O’Halloran

Arrest made over fatal stabbing of Irish pensioner on mobility scooter in London

14 hours ago 27,363 Views 0 Comments

A man was arrested in Southall, west London, in the early hours of Thursday.

At least three people killed in mosque blast in Afghanistan capital
# Kabul
# Kabul

At least three people killed in mosque blast in Afghanistan capital

14 hours ago 5,426 Views 0 Comments

The explosion occurred as people were offering evening prayers at the Kabul mosque.

Ireland's 'onerous' Afghan refugee programme has zero decisions in year since Taliban takeover
# Department Of Justice
# Department Of Justice

Ireland's 'onerous' Afghan refugee programme has zero decisions in year since Taliban takeover

21 hours ago 16,349 Views 20 Comments
  • The scheme was designed to help Afghans travel to Ireland to stay with family members who are already living in the State.
  • Humanitarian workers say those waiting to hear about applications feel left behind.
  • The Department of Justice said decisions will be issued “in the coming months”.

Yesterday's News

'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit
# Space Oddity
# Space Oddity

'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit

23 hours ago 29,151 Views 26 Comments

Wednesday’s mission was the seventh spacewalk for Oleg Artemyev.

Rhasidat Adeleke breaks Irish 400m record with fifth-placed finish in European final
# Star In Waiting
From The42
# Star In Waiting

Rhasidat Adeleke breaks Irish 400m record with fifth-placed finish in European final

Wed 9:14 PM 41,010 Views 23 Comments

In a brilliant run, the 19-year-old broke her own national record by 0.17 seconds and was in medal contention until the final stretch.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Wed 8:55 PM 8,242 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines today.

Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal
# Disaster
# Disaster

Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal

Wed 8:55 PM 15,176 Views 1 Comment

A wildfire in Spain burnt up 10,000 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people, regional officials say.

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