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Westlife's Mark Feehily to miss upcoming shows due to pneumonia
# Westlife
# Westlife

Westlife's Mark Feehily to miss upcoming shows due to pneumonia

4 minutes ago 194 Views 0 Comments

The 42-year-old has been touring with the Irish boyband as part of their The Wild Dreams Tour 2022.

Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location
# St Stephen's Green
# St Stephen's Green

Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location

11 minutes ago 688 Views 0 Comments

The event outside the Mansion House was cancelled last month but will go ahead in St Stephen’s Green.

Boy seriously injured in Wexford dog attack has had his 'life destroyed', says brother
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Boy seriously injured in Wexford dog attack has had his 'life destroyed', says brother

1 hour ago 9,191 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Sunday.

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 1 hour ago 12,016 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.

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes
# Palestine-Israel
# Palestine-Israel

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes

1 hour ago 1,583 Views 10 Comments

Two brothers were killed by Israeli fire near Ramallah and another man was shot.

Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans
# Third Level
# Third Level

Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans

1 hour ago 4,066 Views 9 Comments

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris is proposing partially funding the construction of student accommodation for three colleges.

Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time
# National Cancer Registry
# National Cancer Registry

Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time

2 hours ago 4,810 Views 2 Comments

It’s equivalent to 1 in 24 of the population and equates to a 50% increase in the number of cancer survivors when compared to a decade ago.

Freezing toll prices in 2023 will lead to greater hikes in 2024, transport committee to hear
# Heavy Toll
# Heavy Toll

Freezing toll prices in 2023 will lead to greater hikes in 2024, transport committee to hear

2 hours ago 3,992 Views 16 Comments

Transport Infrastructure Ireland will speak at the committee today.

Australia to lobby against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef
# Australia
# Australia

Australia to lobby against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef

2 hours ago 6,505 Views 2 Comments

A UN report released yesterday warned that without ‘ambitious, rapid and sustained’ climate action, the world’s largest coral reef is in peril.

China cities under heavy policing after protests as authorities accelerate push to vaccinate elderly
# China
# China

China cities under heavy policing after protests as authorities accelerate push to vaccinate elderly

Updated 3 hours ago 6,143 Views 6 Comments

Several protests were planned for last night but did not materialise.

Man (30s) due in court in connection with human trafficking investigation
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court in connection with human trafficking investigation

3 hours ago 6,063 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested during the course of a search and arrest operation in Co Galway yesterday.

Survivor Mick Finnegan calls on St John’s Ambulance to publish report on past child abuse ‘without delay’
# St. John's Ambulance
# St. John's Ambulance

Survivor Mick Finnegan calls on St John’s Ambulance to publish report on past child abuse ‘without delay’

3 hours ago 6,560 Views 0 Comments

The board of St John’s Ambulance has said legal scrutiny of the report will begin immediately.

Woman extradited to New Zealand to face charges of murdering children found in suitcases
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Woman extradited to New Zealand to face charges of murdering children found in suitcases

3 hours ago 11,680 Views 0 Comments

The bodies were discovered in south Auckland after a family bought a trailer-load of items at an auction,

Over half of Irish Gen Zers want car-free zones in cities and the banning of domestic flights
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Over half of Irish Gen Zers want car-free zones in cities and the banning of domestic flights

Updated 3 hours ago 9,038 Views 31 Comments

New research studied young people’s attitudes to climate, their personal actions, and their opinions on hypothetical policies.

Poll: Do you pay for a music streaming service?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay for a music streaming service?

3 hours ago 14,394 Views 15 Comments

Spotify has begun teasing the release of its annual Wrapped playlists.

Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear
# Renting
# Renting

Quarter of small landlords likely to sell rental properties in next five years, Committee to hear

4 hours ago 6,891 Views 21 Comments

The Joint Committee on Housing will meet at 3pm to discuss recent trends in the private rental sector.

US court rules 19-year-old daughter cannot witness execution of her father
# USA
# USA

US court rules 19-year-old daughter cannot witness execution of her father

4 hours ago 14,333 Views 9 Comments

Kevin Johnson was sentenced to death for the 2005 murder of a white policeman in Missouri.

Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple

4 hours ago 13,794 Views 31 Comments

Musk tweeted that Apple has “threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why”.

Bonuses for bankers could be back on the cards as banking review goes to Cabinet
# Banking Review
# Banking Review

Bonuses for bankers could be back on the cards as banking review goes to Cabinet

5 hours ago 8,452 Views 20 Comments

The review was carried out due to the amount of change in the retail banking sector in Ireland, including the withdrawal of two banks.

Soft opt-out organ donation on the way as delayed Bill finally sees movement
# Human Tissue Bill
# Human Tissue Bill

Soft opt-out organ donation on the way as delayed Bill finally sees movement

6 hours ago 5,449 Views 3 Comments

The bill will also bring in the requirement of a license for the public display of bodies after death.

Government woos 1,200 Spaniards for 'hard-to-fill' jobs but housing problems glossed over
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Government woos 1,200 Spaniards for 'hard-to-fill' jobs but housing problems glossed over

12 hours ago 36,607 Views 39 Comments

Hostels have become a common fallback option for workers who can’t find long-term housing.

Yesterday's News

World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii as officials warn people to prepare
# Mauna Loa
# Mauna Loa

World's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii as officials warn people to prepare

13 hours ago 19,832 Views 13 Comments

A time-lapse video of the eruption from overnight showed lava lighting up one area, moving across it like waves on the ocean.

Almost half of Airbnb's $6 billion in earnings last year were through Dublin firm
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Almost half of Airbnb's $6 billion in earnings last year were through Dublin firm

13 hours ago 17,239 Views 11 Comments

The main Irish arm of Airbnb returned to profit last year to record pre-tax profits of €116.85 million.

PSNI investigating claim Arm na Poblachta responsible for Derry security alert
# Waterside
# Waterside

PSNI investigating claim Arm na Poblachta responsible for Derry security alert

13 hours ago 7,464 Views 0 Comments

A “viable explosive decide” was left in a hijacked vehicle outside Waterside police station in Derry on Sunday, 20 November.

Man (30s) arrested in connection with human trafficking investigation
# Galway
# Galway

Man (30s) arrested in connection with human trafficking investigation

14 hours ago 14,690 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested during the course of a search and arrest operation in Co Galway today.

Danny Healy Rae's plant-hire firm posts record profit of €1.07 million
# Kerry
# Kerry

Danny Healy Rae's plant-hire firm posts record profit of €1.07 million

14 hours ago 24,277 Views 22 Comments

The record profit resulted in the company’s accumulated profits rising from €2.58 million to €3.65 million at the end of December last.

'He's better off not taking it' - Should Warren Gatland return as Wales head coach?
# Rugby Weekly Extra
From The42
# Rugby Weekly Extra

'He's better off not taking it' - Should Warren Gatland return as Wales head coach?

14 hours ago 16,751 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed the former Wales boss’ links to his old job on Monday’s ‘Rugby Weekly Extra’.

Action Plan to tackle Traveller health inequalities a ‘big step forward’
# Health
# Health

Action Plan to tackle Traveller health inequalities a ‘big step forward’

14 hours ago 11,137 Views 20 Comments

Figures show there is a gap of some 13 years in life expectancy between Travellers and the general population.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

15 hours ago 5,269 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

15 hours ago 6,340 Views 3 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

15 hours ago 18,385 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

16 hours ago 27,200 Views 5 Comments

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

16 hours ago 13,180 Views 19 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

17 hours ago 17,488 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

17 hours ago 54,261 Views 72 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

17 hours ago 12,751 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

17 hours ago 16,539 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

18 hours ago 30,222 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 19 hours ago 43,071 Views 9 Comments

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

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