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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

26 minutes ago 2,228 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

43 minutes ago 4,018 Views 0 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

1 hour ago 1,768 Views 3 Comments

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

US hits Russia with sanctions over ‘phony’ annexing of Ukrainian regions
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

US hits Russia with sanctions over ‘phony’ annexing of Ukrainian regions

Updated 1 hour ago 58,936 Views 87 Comments

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

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 1 hour ago 11,121 Views 36 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

1 hour ago 11,867 Views 6 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

2 hours ago 10,459 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 2 hours ago 10,792 Views 0 Comments

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

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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

2 hours ago 14,877 Views 10 Comments

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

Online posts seen by UK schoolgirl who later died were unsafe for a child to see, coroner finds
# Molly Russell
# Molly Russell

Online posts seen by UK schoolgirl who later died were unsafe for a child to see, coroner finds

2 hours ago 13,543 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’.

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

3 hours ago 7,879 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink

3 hours ago 8,685 Views 24 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

4 hours ago 3,968 Views 2 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

4 hours ago 8,632 Views 22 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 4 hours ago 23,231 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

4 hours ago 10,042 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 4 hours ago 19,591 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

4 hours ago 11,401 Views 6 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 5 hours ago 7,134 Views 9 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

5 hours ago 11,955 Views 22 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

5 hours ago 5,647 Views 11 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

6 hours ago 12,177 Views 35 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 7 hours ago 13,247 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?

8 hours ago 18,630 Views 28 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

8 hours ago 9,392 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 8 hours ago 11,777 Views 3 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

8 hours ago 11,466 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

8 hours ago 6,140 Views 9 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

9 hours ago 15,416 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

9 hours ago 4,184 Views 1 Comment

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

Higher illness benefit for workers absent with Covid-19 ends today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Higher illness benefit for workers absent with Covid-19 ends today

9 hours ago 7,913 Views 0 Comments

The Enhanced Illness Benefit was introduced during the pandemic for who had to self isolate or restrict their movements due to the virus.

Man due in court after allegedly ramming up to five Garda vehicles with a van in Co Cork
# Charged
# Charged

Man due in court after allegedly ramming up to five Garda vehicles with a van in Co Cork

9 hours ago 11,817 Views 0 Comments

Up to five Garda vehicles were struck in the incident.

Ian could be 'deadliest' hurricane in Florida's history, Biden says
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Ian could be 'deadliest' hurricane in Florida's history, Biden says

10 hours ago 10,280 Views 0 Comments

“We’re hearing reports of what may be substantial loss of life,” the US President said.

State of the party: Where are Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil heading into the Ard Fheis?
# Soldiers Of Destiny
# Soldiers Of Destiny

State of the party: Where are Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil heading into the Ard Fheis?

10 hours ago 9,078 Views 24 Comments

The party is set to meet in Dublin this weekend.

One-off Budget measures will protect most households from inflation this winter, ESRI says
# Budget Measures
# Budget Measures

One-off Budget measures will protect most households from inflation this winter, ESRI says

11 hours ago 8,431 Views 4 Comments

The ESRI warned that welfare needs to increase annually if low-income households are to stay out of poverty.

Yesterday's News

Nasa spacecraft makes close approach to Jupiter moon Europa
# Europa
# Europa

Nasa spacecraft makes close approach to Jupiter moon Europa

19 hours ago 13,668 Views 8 Comments

The Juno spacecraft zoomed past Europa on Thursday, passing within 222 miles.

Neymar appears to back far-right president Bolsonaro in Brazilian election
# Endorsement
From The42
# Endorsement

Neymar appears to back far-right president Bolsonaro in Brazilian election

19 hours ago 20,723 Views 28 Comments

Neymar nailed his colours to the mast three days before the far-right incumbent’s election showdown against leftist ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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