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Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place
# Cut Through The Noise
# Cut Through The Noise

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place

6 hours ago 4,885 Views 4 Comments
  • Now that we're a few days past the announcement, it's time to take stock of what the Budget brought, what it means for people, and how the country responded.
  • Here's where you can find everything you need to know about Budget 2023 on The Journal.

Yesterday's News

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains

Updated 8 hours ago 102,984 Views 113 Comments

Referendums held in the four regions were labelled as a ‘sham’ by the west.

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina

8 hours ago 7,118 Views 2 Comments

Ian left a broad swathe of destruction after it went ashore on Florida’s Gulf Coast as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the US.

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win

8 hours ago 13,893 Views 23 Comments

Ulster lost 20-13 to Leinster in round three of the URC this evening.

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death
# Molly Russell
# Molly Russell

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death

Updated 9 hours ago 33,951 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Walker concluded the 14-year-old died ‘from an act of self-harm while suffering depression and the negative effects of online content’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

9 hours ago 3,836 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle

10 hours ago 9,425 Views 50 Comments

The Government is not happy with the record high homelessness figures, Micheál Martin says.

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
# Sabotage
# Sabotage

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report

Updated 10 hours ago 19,852 Views 48 Comments

The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on the leaks later today.

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE

10 hours ago 15,366 Views 19 Comments

Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68

12 hours ago 47,180 Views 23 Comments

Mullins won four All-Ireland senior medals in Dublin colours.

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
# Regulator
# Regulator

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015

Updated 12 hours ago 17,907 Views 31 Comments

Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed

12 hours ago 14,237 Views 0 Comments

There were six children present in the van during the alleged incident.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

13 hours ago 22,471 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to The42 over the past seven days?

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051

13 hours ago 8,611 Views 19 Comments

The findings are contained in the newly launched Older Persons Information Hub.

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month
# Record Figures
# Record Figures

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month

Updated 14 hours ago 16,550 Views 43 Comments
  • In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
  • There were also 3,220 children recorded as accessing emergency accommodation.
  • August is the eighth consecutive month where the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has risen.
Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett

14 hours ago 30,050 Views 8 Comments

The 12-year-old was one of five victims of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass
# Courts
# Courts

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass

15 hours ago 22,745 Views 0 Comments

Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail for a second time by not attending her latest scheduled appearance today.

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home

Updated 15 hours ago 22,865 Views 0 Comments

The incident in Dublin yesterday involved three men, all well known to gardaí.

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas
# Big Win
From The42
# Big Win

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas

15 hours ago 28,239 Views 13 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side scored eight tries in their opening game in Bloemfontein.

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink

16 hours ago 16,801 Views 34 Comments

While the ‘precise’ cost of the project is not yet known, the ‘central’ estimate is €9.5 billion.

Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
# Instagram
# Instagram

Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine

16 hours ago 6,659 Views 3 Comments

The fine was issued following an investigation into the way Instagram handled teenagers’ personal data.

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties
# CycleConnects
# CycleConnects

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties

17 hours ago 13,269 Views 26 Comments

The cycle networks will form part of the CycleConnects: Ireland’s Cycle Network programme.

Man arrested after car drives through closed gates of Sinn Féin TD's home
# Martin Kenny
# Martin Kenny

Man arrested after car drives through closed gates of Sinn Féin TD's home

Updated 17 hours ago 27,508 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said they were investigating an incident of ‘endangerment’.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

17 hours ago 15,583 Views 0 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Russian strike kills 25 people on humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, official says
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Russian strike kills 25 people on humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, official says

Updated 17 hours ago 21,859 Views 15 Comments

The strike took place in the city of Zaporizhzhia.

Trevor Noah to leave The Daily Show
# Trevor Noah
# Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah to leave The Daily Show

17 hours ago 16,804 Views 9 Comments

Noah took over from Jon Stewart in 2015, who hosted the show for 16 years.

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average

Updated 17 hours ago 8,980 Views 10 Comments

The Eurozone average reached to 10% followed a 9.1% rise in August.

Ireland's nuclear emergency response plan tested yesterday for the first time in five years
# Nuclear Emergency
# Nuclear Emergency

Ireland's nuclear emergency response plan tested yesterday for the first time in five years

18 hours ago 16,964 Views 31 Comments

The training exercise was held to ‘test the national response to a nuclear emergency abroad’.

Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands

18 hours ago 7,888 Views 13 Comments

The State has two months to act or potentially face legal action before the European Court of Justice.

EU agrees to windfall levy on energy companies which could generate €2 billion for Ireland
# Windfall Levy
# Windfall Levy

EU agrees to windfall levy on energy companies which could generate €2 billion for Ireland

19 hours ago 15,778 Views 38 Comments

Speaking prior to the agreement, Enegery Minister Eamon RyanIreland can expect up to €2 billion from the deal.

Operation Irini: With Irish forces inside a mission to end arms smuggling to Libya
# Italy
# Italy

Operation Irini: With Irish forces inside a mission to end arms smuggling to Libya

Updated 20 hours ago 15,089 Views 6 Comments

Our first article in a two part series on the work of the Irish Defence Forces in dealing with arms smuggling in Libya.

Poll: How often do you read a book?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you read a book?

21 hours ago 23,012 Views 30 Comments

The longlist for the An Post Bookshop of the Year award was announced yesterday evening.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool
# UK
# UK

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool

21 hours ago 11,574 Views 0 Comments

Olivia was fatally shot in the chest in her home in Liverpool on 22 August.

Munster's O'Sullivan enjoying Leamy influence and playing alongside cousins
# Family Affair
From The42
# Family Affair

Munster's O'Sullivan enjoying Leamy influence and playing alongside cousins

Updated 21 hours ago 13,731 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old back row has had peaks and troughs over the past few seasons.

Wet and grey start to the weekend with Status Yellow warning in place for six counties
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Wet and grey start to the weekend with Status Yellow warning in place for six counties

21 hours ago 13,100 Views 6 Comments

The weather warning is in place for Clare, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

All recommendations from report on cancelled 999 calls will be implemented, says McEntee
# Helen McEntee
# Helen McEntee

All recommendations from report on cancelled 999 calls will be implemented, says McEntee

21 hours ago 7,654 Views 10 Comments

The report found that there were issues where call takers did not properly assess the vulnerability of some callers.

Three men arrested as gardaí recover suspected stolen property including chain saw and quad
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Three men arrested as gardaí recover suspected stolen property including chain saw and quad

21 hours ago 17,561 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí recovered the goods after a van was stopped and searched in Portlaoise yesterday.

Blast kills 19 people at education centre as students prepared for exams in Afghan capital
# Kabul
# Kabul

Blast kills 19 people at education centre as students prepared for exams in Afghan capital

22 hours ago 4,922 Views 2 Comments

The blast happened in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighbourhood of western Kabul.

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