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Housing crisis spilling into widespread social crisis, Dáil told
# Housing
# Housing

Housing crisis spilling into widespread social crisis, Dáil told

3 minutes ago 117 Views 0 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar admitted that there was “a very deep” social crisis affecting the country.

Criminal who claimed to be IRA member jailed for four robberies
# Dublin
# Dublin

Criminal who claimed to be IRA member jailed for four robberies

30 minutes ago 2,015 Views 0 Comments

Sean Doherty (27) has 25 previous convictions for serious crime including aggravated burglary and assault.

Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out
# Ambulance Diversion
# Ambulance Diversion

Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out

53 minutes ago 993 Views 3 Comments

Concerns have been raised by a number of politicians about the number of ambulances being sent to Drogheda.

Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch

Updated 1 hour ago 17,560 Views 0 Comments

Hutch (59), last of The Paddocks, Clontarf, Dublin 3, denies the murder of David Byrne (33) during a boxing weigh-in at the hotel on 5 February 2016.

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?

1 hour ago 380 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear economist and research affiliate with the ESRI John Fitzgerald to hear more.

GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'
# Cariban
# Cariban

GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'

1 hour ago 7,197 Views 1 Comment

The HSE says a consultant must give the initial prescription but campaigners say this is an access barrier for women.

Leinster without 'dinosaur' Sexton but Racing set for huge test
# Some Neck
From The42
# Some Neck

Leinster without 'dinosaur' Sexton but Racing set for huge test

2 hours ago 21,249 Views 0 Comments

The French side hope to bring their high-speed game to bear in Le Havre.

Stephen Teap hits out at 'politicians who failed to listen' as he settles HSE CervicalCheck case
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Stephen Teap hits out at 'politicians who failed to listen' as he settles HSE CervicalCheck case

Updated 2 hours ago 15,293 Views 0 Comments
  • Irene Teap, a 35-year-old mother of two young boys, died of cancer in July 2017.
  • Stephen Teap today said the "blood of my wife" is on the Government's hands.
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 1,654 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.

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US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn
# UK Courts
# UK Courts

US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn

2 hours ago 10,270 Views 9 Comments

The 45-year-old declined to come to the Old Bailey in person to be sentenced today.

Status Yellow warnings to take effect tonight as 'treacherous conditions' roll in
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Status Yellow warnings to take effect tonight as 'treacherous conditions' roll in

3 hours ago 11,898 Views 2 Comments

Met Éireann has forecast severe frost and temperatures falling to -4 degrees Celsius.

St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients
# Blood Test Backlog
# Blood Test Backlog

St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients

3 hours ago 8,562 Views 8 Comments

Staffing issues over the last three weeks has resulted in a backlog from the time the bloods are received in the lab to when the results are sent back to GPs.

IRFU's report proposes women's AIL restructure as extra €1 million funding announced
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

IRFU's report proposes women's AIL restructure as extra €1 million funding announced

4 hours ago 2,552 Views 0 Comments

The IRFU has revealed its Women In Rugby Report, which outlines several proposals to improve structures.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Stephen 'Rossi' Walsh wins appeal over indecent assault conviction on girl over media coverage
# Courts
# Courts

Stephen 'Rossi' Walsh wins appeal over indecent assault conviction on girl over media coverage

4 hours ago 14,479 Views 0 Comments

The 75-year-old was convicted on 21 October 2010 of two counts of indecent assault.

EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong
# Privacy
# Privacy

EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong

4 hours ago 4,446 Views 5 Comments

Search engines must “dereference information” if the person making the request can demonstrate the material is “manifestly inaccurate”.

Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry

5 hours ago 3,111 Views 0 Comments

The arrest follow searches of properties in Newry this morning.

144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December

5 hours ago 8,456 Views 10 Comments

To date this year, 148 peopler have lost their lives on Irish roads.

Gardaí arrest sixth person over Cherry Orchard ramming incident
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí arrest sixth person over Cherry Orchard ramming incident

5 hours ago 4,991 Views 0 Comments

A young male has been detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap

5 hours ago 21,737 Views 31 Comments

The deal procured the release of the most prominent American detained abroad.

'There's an attempt to sanitise what we're celebrating': Dublin's live crib launches amid controversy
# Live Crib
# Live Crib

'There's an attempt to sanitise what we're celebrating': Dublin's live crib launches amid controversy

5 hours ago 10,042 Views 20 Comments

After much political wrangling, Dublin’s live animal crib was relaunched this morning.

Varadkar: Electricity supply will be ‘very tight’ in weeks ahead
# Energy Supply
# Energy Supply

Varadkar: Electricity supply will be ‘very tight’ in weeks ahead

Updated 5 hours ago 52,343 Views 30 Comments

Varadkar says the Government has been warned that the margin between energy supply and demand ‘will be very tight’.

A bizarre coup by German plotters loyal to the pre-WW1 Reich was foiled - what do we know?
# Reichsburg
# Reichsburg

A bizarre coup by German plotters loyal to the pre-WW1 Reich was foiled - what do we know?

6 hours ago 11,938 Views 20 Comments

The coup was allegedly spearheaded by a German aristocrat called Heinrick XIII.

Details of National Concert Hall redevelopment project unveiled
# Restoration
# Restoration

Details of National Concert Hall redevelopment project unveiled

6 hours ago 6,048 Views 6 Comments

The project will deliver the expansion of stage and seating capacity of the existing auditorium.

Online registration portal opens for HPV vaccine catch-up programme named after Laura Brennan
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Online registration portal opens for HPV vaccine catch-up programme named after Laura Brennan

6 hours ago 7,537 Views 0 Comments

Laura Brennan campaigned higher uptake of the HPV vaccine before her death in 2019.

Newsletter: What's going on with plans to give workers a better work-life balance?
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Newsletter: What's going on with plans to give workers a better work-life balance?

7 hours ago 5,719 Views 14 Comments

There was fury in the Dáil last night as the government was accused of watering down legislation.

Uefa fine FAI over pro-IRA chants sung by members of women's national team
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Uefa fine FAI over pro-IRA chants sung by members of women's national team

8 hours ago 32,563 Views 80 Comments

Uefa say the dressing room chants were a ‘violation of the basic rules of decent conduct.’

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

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

9 hours ago 14,977 Views 7 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

9 hours ago 13,341 Views 11 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?

10 hours ago 17,465 Views 14 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

10 hours ago 10,041 Views 34 Comments

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

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

11 hours ago 11,353 Views 13 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

11 hours ago 6,539 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

11 hours ago 15,269 Views 20 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.

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

11 hours ago 9,111 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Peru president ousted and arrested after bid to dissolve Congress

12 hours ago 8,119 Views 3 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

12 hours ago 7,716 Views 3 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.

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

13 hours ago 9,471 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
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