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Gardaí investigating after fire destroys pagan goddess sculpture on Waterford Greenway
# Éiriu
# Éiriu

Gardaí investigating after fire destroys pagan goddess sculpture on Waterford Greenway

9 minutes ago 1,535 Views 3 Comments

The design was erected earlier this year as a biodiversity project in tribute to an Irish mythological goddess called Éiriu.

Cabinet to sign off on new Common Agicultural Policy worth close to €10 billion for farmers
# Farming
# Farming

Cabinet to sign off on new Common Agicultural Policy worth close to €10 billion for farmers

16 minutes ago 604 Views 1 Comment

For the first time, there will be specific measures to support female farmers.

Man arrested after woman dies in Liverpool dog attack
# Dog Attack
# Dog Attack

Man arrested after woman dies in Liverpool dog attack

48 minutes ago 6,006 Views 0 Comments

The 63-year-old woman died at the scene of the attack in Kirkdale, Liverpool, on Monday afternoon.

Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?

1 hour ago 11,267 Views 17 Comments

Sinn Féin has tabled a Dáil motion to scrap the new levy.

Nurse in the UK to go on trial charged with murder of seven babies
# Nurse
# Nurse

Nurse in the UK to go on trial charged with murder of seven babies

1 hour ago 7,974 Views 0 Comments

Lucy Letby will face charges that she murdered five boys and two girls between June 2015 and June 2016.

US women's soccer probe uncovers 'systemic' abuse and sexual misconduct
# Pattern
From The42
# Pattern

US women's soccer probe uncovers 'systemic' abuse and sexual misconduct

1 hour ago 9,118 Views 0 Comments

‘Abuse in the NWSL is rooted in a deeper culture in women’s soccer.’

Former rugby player Damian Browne becomes first person to row from New York to Galway
# Project Empower
# Project Empower

Former rugby player Damian Browne becomes first person to row from New York to Galway

2 hours ago 21,427 Views 13 Comments

Browne spent 112 days at sea and travelled over 3,450 nautical miles.

HSE launches free home testing for STIs
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

HSE launches free home testing for STIs

2 hours ago 6,116 Views 4 Comments

The test kits are available to people aged 17 or over and are delivered by post.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

Updated 2 hours ago 15,796 Views 14 Comments

The last time North Korea fired a missile over Japan was in 2017.

Elon Musk in Twitter row with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky over Russia 'peace plan'
# Twitter Spat
# Twitter Spat

Elon Musk in Twitter row with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky over Russia 'peace plan'

2 hours ago 19,223 Views 35 Comments

Musk sparked the controversy on Twitter by proposing a peace deal involving re-running annexation referendum under UN supervision.

Wimbledon finalist Kyrgios to fight assault charge on mental health grounds
# Nick Kyrgios
# Nick Kyrgios

Wimbledon finalist Kyrgios to fight assault charge on mental health grounds

2 hours ago 10,226 Views 0 Comments

The charge reportedly relates to an incident involving his former girlfriend.

Donald Trump files $475-million lawsuit against CNN for alleged defamation
# Trump
# Trump

Donald Trump files $475-million lawsuit against CNN for alleged defamation

3 hours ago 9,639 Views 18 Comments

Trump at a rally in Michigan last weekend.

Jennifer Whitmore: The lifting of planning rules for solar panels is welcome but long overdue
# Ireland Going Green
# Ireland Going Green

Jennifer Whitmore: The lifting of planning rules for solar panels is welcome but long overdue

3 hours ago 13,223 Views 15 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says the government is behind the curve as it finally lifts restrictions on numbers of panels on a property.

Indonesia police chief and nine senior officers removed over football disaster
# Indonesia Tragedy
# Indonesia Tragedy

Indonesia police chief and nine senior officers removed over football disaster

3 hours ago 2,674 Views 0 Comments

At least 17 children were among the dead and seven were being treated in hospitals.

Action plan on reforming An Bord Pleanála to be brought before Cabinet
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Action plan on reforming An Bord Pleanála to be brought before Cabinet

4 hours ago 3,611 Views 0 Comments

The plan includes amendments to the complaints procedures.

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs

4 hours ago 12,285 Views 7 Comments

One bar in Dublin is switching off its heating on Tuesdays but offering a food discount to customers.

Sinn Féin's concrete levy motion to put pressure on Govt as concerns over first-time buyers remain
# Housing
# Housing

Sinn Féin's concrete levy motion to put pressure on Govt as concerns over first-time buyers remain

10 hours ago 12,460 Views 23 Comments
  • Confusion within FG over Taoiseach's comments on how to prevent first-time buyers alone from being impacted by the levy, reports Christina Finn
  • Backlash from backbench TDs who want tax exemptions or for levy to be delayed or scrapped.
  • Sinn Féin say they want a levy on the industry but not consumers.

Yesterday's News

Woman dies after being attacked by dogs at property in Liverpool
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Woman dies after being attacked by dogs at property in Liverpool

11 hours ago 28,198 Views 14 Comments

Merseyside Police has launched an investigation into the incident.

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn
# U-turn
# U-turn

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn

Updated 12 hours ago 81,138 Views 48 Comments

Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his Tory conference speech just hours after abandoning the plan in an effort to stave off a mounting Tory revolt.

Shels and St Pat's finish fiery derby level after eight-goal thriller
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Shels and St Pat's finish fiery derby level after eight-goal thriller

12 hours ago 15,838 Views 3 Comments

The sides finished 4-4 at Tolka Park.

Three juveniles charged in relation to garda ramming incident in Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Three juveniles charged in relation to garda ramming incident in Cherry Orchard

Updated 12 hours ago 25,571 Views 0 Comments

An operation was carried out this morning in relation to the incident in Cherry Orchard last month.

Victim in fatal shooting at Belfast social club named
# Belfast
# Belfast

Victim in fatal shooting at Belfast social club named

Updated 12 hours ago 23,031 Views 0 Comments

A group of people were watching football at the clubhouse at the time of the shooting.

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine claws back more territory in strategic southern Kherson region

Updated 12 hours ago 26,036 Views 18 Comments

Ukrainian forces penetrated Moscow’s defences in the region, one of the four areas that Russia is trying to absorb.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

13 hours ago 4,754 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says

13 hours ago 17,831 Views 14 Comments

Liz Truss says she wants a settlement with the EU over the NI Protocol which works for everybody.

Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old boy missing from Westmeath since September
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old boy missing from Westmeath since September

13 hours ago 12,514 Views 0 Comments

Sean Byrne has been missing from Glasson, Co. Westmeath since Friday, 2 September.

Man charged with arson following fire at building in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man charged with arson following fire at building in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter

Updated 13 hours ago 11,584 Views 0 Comments

The fire broke out at the Old Cathedral Buildings at arouind 5.40am.

Oireachtas Committee to hear Electric Ireland had 'no choice' but to increase energy prices
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

Oireachtas Committee to hear Electric Ireland had 'no choice' but to increase energy prices

14 hours ago 25,357 Views 84 Comments

The provider will answer questions from TDs and Senators on the recent gas and electricity price increases tomorrow.

Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death
# Iran Protests
# Iran Protests

Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death

Updated 14 hours ago 13,952 Views 13 Comments

Since the unrest started on 16 September, dozens of protesters have been killed and more than a thousand arrested.

Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'

15 hours ago 9,553 Views 7 Comments

There is now a ban on driving ships, anchoring, diving, fishing, driving underwater vehicles or carrying out geophysical mapping in the area.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

15 hours ago 15,699 Views 3 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV and streaming platforms this week.

Irish Water criticised for failure to record complaints over poor drinking water quality
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Irish Water criticised for failure to record complaints over poor drinking water quality

15 hours ago 8,868 Views 10 Comments

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities carried out the investigations.

Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon
# London
# London

Runner, 36, dies after collapsing at London Marathon

16 hours ago 33,865 Views 9 Comments

The man collapsed between miles 23 and 24, organisers said.

Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Man arrested after herbal cannabis worth €226,000 seized in north Dublin

16 hours ago 13,646 Views 7 Comments

Revenue officers seized 11.3kg worth of herbal cannabis in the Balbriggan area.

Blustery and wet week ahead with rainfall warning issued for three counties
# Weather Outlook
# Weather Outlook

Blustery and wet week ahead with rainfall warning issued for three counties

Updated 16 hours ago 29,913 Views 1 Comment

Met Éireann has issued the warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo.

Man to go on trial over killing of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon in 2020
# Courts
# Courts

Man to go on trial over killing of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Roscommon in 2020

16 hours ago 14,792 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Horkan was shot dead when he intervened in an unfolding incident in Castlerea on 17 June 2020.

Man accused of Lordship Credit Union robbery to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of Lordship Credit Union robbery to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court

16 hours ago 10,659 Views 0 Comments

The court today accepted an application by the Director of Public Prosecutions to hear the case.

Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow
# Water Quality
# Water Quality

Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow

16 hours ago 15,190 Views 3 Comments

The utility company said the water is safe to drink.

Health chiefs investigating as young person dies after contracting meningococcal disease
# Limerick
# Limerick

Health chiefs investigating as young person dies after contracting meningococcal disease

17 hours ago 22,009 Views 2 Comments

The public are being asked to be vigilant for symptoms of the potentially deadly bug.

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