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Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns

4 hours ago 3,519 Views 8 Comments

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Special Criminal Court renewed for 12 months as a review of its future expected later this year
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Special Criminal Court renewed for 12 months as a review of its future expected later this year

5 hours ago 2,319 Views 2 Comments

The Offences Against the State Act has been renewed for an additional 12 months.

Iran nuclear talks have 'not yet' yielded hopes for progress
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Iran nuclear talks have 'not yet' yielded hopes for progress

6 hours ago 1,604 Views 1 Comment

An EU source said the discussions were supposed to last several days.

The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation
# Sophie
# Sophie

The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation

6 hours ago 9,050 Views 0 Comments

The Serious Crime Review Team was set up in 2007 to find answers to long unsolved murders.

WHO chief calls US abortion ruling a 'setback’ that will cost lives
# Supreme Court Ruling
# Supreme Court Ruling

WHO chief calls US abortion ruling a 'setback’ that will cost lives

7 hours ago 4,953 Views 18 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s director-general said safe abortion should be understood as healthcare.

Bundee Aki: 'I got emotional - my mum hasn’t seen me play for eight or nine years'
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Bundee Aki: 'I got emotional - my mum hasn’t seen me play for eight or nine years'

7 hours ago 22,397 Views 8 Comments

Aki captained Ireland in front of friends and family in Hamilton tonight.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

7 hours ago 7,325 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

EU negotiator says it is 'high time we got Brexit done' over UK threats on NI Protocol
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

EU negotiator says it is 'high time we got Brexit done' over UK threats on NI Protocol

7 hours ago 10,356 Views 8 Comments

“You may not hear this often from a European Commissioner, but it is high time we got Brexit done.”

MEPs, assemble: Could Ireland's MEPs do more to influence Europe?
# Influencers
# Influencers

MEPs, assemble: Could Ireland's MEPs do more to influence Europe?

8 hours ago 3,357 Views 6 Comments

How do we punch above our weight on the European stage? Get into groupings, get specialised and stick around, writes CJ McKinney.

Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes
# Me Too
# Me Too

Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes

Updated 8 hours ago 32,430 Views 0 Comments

Kelly’s conviction was widely seen as a milestone for the #MeToo movement.

Cigarettes and alcoholic cocktails worth thousands among seizures by Revenue officials
# Revenue
# Revenue

Cigarettes and alcoholic cocktails worth thousands among seizures by Revenue officials

8 hours ago 11,193 Views 3 Comments

The seizures were made across the past week.

Anthony Nash: The constant mental battle that comes with being a hurling goalkeeper
# Goalkeepers Union
From The42
# Goalkeepers Union

Anthony Nash: The constant mental battle that comes with being a hurling goalkeeper

8 hours ago 12,806 Views 2 Comments

The42 columnist Anthony Nash on the reality of being number one.

'All of the animals will die': Kenyan farmers in crisis during worst drought in 40 years
# Waiting For The Rain
# Waiting For The Rain

'All of the animals will die': Kenyan farmers in crisis during worst drought in 40 years

8 hours ago 10,061 Views 6 Comments

Concern brought The Journal and other media to Kenya to report on the impacts of drought.

Men convicted of involvement in 2015 terror attacks in Paris
# France
# France

Men convicted of involvement in 2015 terror attacks in Paris

Updated 9 hours ago 21,057 Views 2 Comments

The attacks resulted in the deaths of 130 people, when a team of jihadists laid siege to the French capital.

Gardaí and bomb disposal experts find suspected online purchased 'explosives' at Cork house
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí and bomb disposal experts find suspected online purchased 'explosives' at Cork house

Updated 9 hours ago 20,400 Views 0 Comments

Gardai have sealed off the house on College Road, Cork.

Covid-19 cases rise more than 26% in single week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 cases rise more than 26% in single week

9 hours ago 24,570 Views 50 Comments

Limerick, Waterford and Laois have the highest incidence rates among cases confirmed through PCR tests.

'There were dark moments' - Cruciate setback, missing All-Ireland wins and Limerick return
# Mike Casey
From The42
# Mike Casey

'There were dark moments' - Cruciate setback, missing All-Ireland wins and Limerick return

Updated 11 hours ago 19,944 Views 2 Comments

Mike Casey is back to strengthen the Limerick hurling cause.

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Aer Lingus cancels 12 flights to and from Dublin today over 'spike' in Covid-19 cases

11 hours ago 40,312 Views 19 Comments

The flights were bound for destinations in Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Gardaí to conduct 'full review' of Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case
# West Cork
# West Cork

Gardaí to conduct 'full review' of Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case

11 hours ago 43,034 Views 0 Comments

Sophie’s body was discovered on a lane near her holiday home in December, 1996.

First of 500 modular homes to accommodate Ukrainian refugees to be built by November
# Modular Housing
# Modular Housing

First of 500 modular homes to accommodate Ukrainian refugees to be built by November

11 hours ago 33,184 Views 72 Comments

All of the units are set to be two-bed apartments and will be able to accommodate a maximum of four refugees.

'Significant progress' made on National Broadband Plan, firm tells Oireachtas
# NBP
# NBP

'Significant progress' made on National Broadband Plan, firm tells Oireachtas

Updated 11 hours ago 13,418 Views 43 Comments

The NBI have said that there have been over 330,000 premises surveyed so far, of 544,200 premises in total.

Derry mother was shot by soldier in ‘unjustified’ circumstances, says coroner
# Derry
# Derry

Derry mother was shot by soldier in ‘unjustified’ circumstances, says coroner

12 hours ago 9,771 Views 8 Comments

Kathleen Thompson, a 47-year-old housewife, was killed by a bullet to the chest in her back garden in Derry in 1971.

Nato leaders denounce Russia's 'appalling cruelty' in Ukraine as Moscow threatens Norway
# War
# War

Nato leaders denounce Russia's 'appalling cruelty' in Ukraine as Moscow threatens Norway

Updated 12 hours ago 26,506 Views 21 Comments
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been invited to participate and will speak twice via videolink.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge his NATO allies to boost their defence spending in response to Russia's invasion.
Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Authorities face 'difficult process' to identify victims in Texas lorry trailer deaths

Updated 12 hours ago 11,209 Views 7 Comments

Dozens of bodies were discovered in a truck on the outskirts of San Antonio on the US/Mexico border on Monday.

Irish soldiers could train Ukrainian troops to make Russian minefields safe, minister says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Irish soldiers could train Ukrainian troops to make Russian minefields safe, minister says

12 hours ago 9,273 Views 23 Comments

Simon Coveney said that Ukraine had asked for demining training from Ireland.

European Commission seeks ban on flavoured heated tobacco products
# Cancer Crackdown
# Cancer Crackdown

European Commission seeks ban on flavoured heated tobacco products

12 hours ago 6,948 Views 6 Comments

The devices heat tobacco up to 350°C, lower than the 600°C of conventional cigarettes.

Paul Mescal's GAA shorts from Normal People up for auction to support Ukraine filmmakers
# Blue And Yellow
# Blue And Yellow

Paul Mescal's GAA shorts from Normal People up for auction to support Ukraine filmmakers

12 hours ago 8,043 Views 3 Comments

A signed pair of shorts and other Normal People memorabilia are being auctioned until 17 July.

'Cian Healy does not look too good ….he was in a bit of pain coming off the field'
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

'Cian Healy does not look too good ….he was in a bit of pain coming off the field'

13 hours ago 31,604 Views 23 Comments

Cian Healy, James Hume and Jimmy O’Brien went off injured in today’s defeat to the New Zealand Maoris.

Ex-Christian brother teacher convicted of molesting two boys gets 30-month jail sentence
# Court
# Court

Ex-Christian brother teacher convicted of molesting two boys gets 30-month jail sentence

14 hours ago 23,304 Views 0 Comments

One victim said he felt humiliated by his abuser and that the man had stolen his faith in God.

Dáil committee hears women with vaginal mesh complications were told pain was 'in their minds'
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Dáil committee hears women with vaginal mesh complications were told pain was 'in their minds'

Updated 14 hours ago 16,990 Views 2 Comments

Thousands of women across the world who had these surgeries have suffered life-changing complications.

Government teases new tax bracket for middle-income earners - but charity warns against proposal
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Government teases new tax bracket for middle-income earners - but charity warns against proposal

15 hours ago 35,141 Views 48 Comments

Fine Gael Ministers have shown support for a proposed 30% tax band.

CAB seizes vintage cars, cash and designer watches during raids in four counties
# Seized
# Seized

CAB seizes vintage cars, cash and designer watches during raids in four counties

15 hours ago 44,163 Views 16 Comments

The raids targeted an eastern European crime gang.

Sexual harassment case by Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh against RTÉ postponed until September
# WRC
# WRC

Sexual harassment case by Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh against RTÉ postponed until September

15 hours ago 36,968 Views 0 Comments

The Nationwide presenter is alleging she was sexually harassed, victimised and isolated at the national broadcaster.

Who is the man with the most important job in Irish football?
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

Who is the man with the most important job in Irish football?

15 hours ago 30,087 Views 10 Comments

A look at the early days of Marc Canham and how he rose to the position of Director of Football at the FAI.

Poll: Do you tip waiting staff?
# Tips
# Tips

Poll: Do you tip waiting staff?

16 hours ago 35,646 Views 37 Comments

Let us know.

Ireland's tour gets off to a terrible start after Maori All Blacks stun visitors
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Ireland's tour gets off to a terrible start after Maori All Blacks stun visitors

18 hours ago 57,334 Views 120 Comments

Ireland lost 32-17 to the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton this morning.

Gardaí warn of increase in 'romance fraud' scams
# Online Dating
# Online Dating

Gardaí warn of increase in 'romance fraud' scams

18 hours ago 14,462 Views 16 Comments

From January to May of this year, 31 people reported the loss of a total €812,715.

Survey places Dublin among most expensive cities for international workers
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Survey places Dublin among most expensive cities for international workers

18 hours ago 13,578 Views 17 Comments

Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living Survey launched ranked Hong Kong as the most expensive city for expatriates.

Victim hopes to find out how Maxwell and Epstein committed crimes for so long
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Victim hopes to find out how Maxwell and Epstein committed crimes for so long

19 hours ago 15,640 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell looked straight ahead and showed no emotion as judge Alison Nathan passed sentence in front of a packed public gallery.

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