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Today’s News

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are coming back to Ireland in 2023
# Born In The Rds
# Born In The Rds

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are coming back to Ireland in 2023

19 minutes ago 1,804 Views 2 Comments

The veteran group are heading out on their first post-Covid tour.

Tralee stabbing: One man released, one still in custody as victim is named locally
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tralee stabbing: One man released, one still in custody as victim is named locally

52 minutes ago 2,729 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 50s remains in Garda custody.

Bill Cosby on trial accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in 1970s
# California
# California

Bill Cosby on trial accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in 1970s

1 hour ago 4,883 Views 0 Comments

The case is the latest in a raft of legal actions against the 84-year-old, who was once one of the most popular performers on US television.

Significant disruption at hospitals as medical scientists strike over pay claim
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Significant disruption at hospitals as medical scientists strike over pay claim

1 hour ago 2,485 Views 0 Comments

The withdrawal of routine laboratory services will also impact on GP services across the country.

Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI

1 hour ago 2,421 Views 1 Comment

‘In cases where a migrant’s residence becomes undocumented, care should be taken to ensure they are not afraid to access basic services.’

Facebook and Instagram to reveal more on how ads target users
# Meta
# Meta

Facebook and Instagram to reveal more on how ads target users

1 hour ago 1,618 Views 0 Comments

The announcement follows years of criticism that the social media platforms withhold too much information.

Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told
# Through The Roof
# Through The Roof

Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told

1 hour ago 9,128 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Home Builders Association will tell TDs that the situation is getting worse on a weekly basis.

Russia intensifies Donbas offensive as war enters fourth month
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia intensifies Donbas offensive as war enters fourth month

2 hours ago 3,956 Views 0 Comments

The governor of Luhansk said that Severodonetsk was under massive attack, warning residents that it was too late to evacuate.

'I’m shaped by my years spent in Munster. That’s innate in me'
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'I’m shaped by my years spent in Munster. That’s innate in me'

2 hours ago 6,100 Views 2 Comments

Ronan O’Gara is hoping to lead La Rochelle to Champions Cup success this weekend, with old foes Leinster standing in his way.

Taoiseach to travel to Davos to attend World Economic Forum meeting
# Davos
# Davos

Taoiseach to travel to Davos to attend World Economic Forum meeting

2 hours ago 2,968 Views 6 Comments

Martin will hold bilateral meetings with political leaders and senior executives from multinational companies.

Boris Johnson under pressure over lockdown party ‘lies’
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson under pressure over lockdown party ‘lies’

2 hours ago 6,724 Views 6 Comments

Labour said photographs of the British Prime Minister at a No 10 function show he misled Parliament.

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful

2 hours ago 4,383 Views 2 Comments

As medical scientists’ industrial action escalates, the TD says it’s time for pay parity for these frontline workers.

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing

2 hours ago 7,813 Views 6 Comments

Median household income of first-time buyers increased from €71,000 to €77,000.

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

9 hours ago 7,741 Views 5 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

Yesterday’s News

Garda facing dismissal for turning on emergency lights to warn public about stolen car
# GRA
# GRA

Garda facing dismissal for turning on emergency lights to warn public about stolen car

9 hours ago 140,823 Views 69 Comments

The GRA said gardaí are facing a massive morale problem.

Washington sues Mark Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach
# Mark Zuckerberg
# Mark Zuckerberg

Washington sues Mark Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach

10 hours ago 11,436 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit maintains he was aware of the potential dangers of sharing Facebook users’ data.

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do

Updated 10 hours ago 76,606 Views 30 Comments

The UK PM is seen raising a glass while surrounded by at least nine people and six bottles of wine during the second lockdown.

Tipperary boy gets two year detention suspended for sexually assaulting his friend
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Tipperary boy gets two year detention suspended for sexually assaulting his friend

11 hours ago 37,362 Views 0 Comments

The accused was aged 15 when he sexually assaulted the then 14-year-old girl in a field in Co Tipperary in July 2019.

Victory for Pat's as Owolabi hat-trick settles Dublin Derby with Bohs
# Tunde Roar
From The42
# Tunde Roar

Victory for Pat's as Owolabi hat-trick settles Dublin Derby with Bohs

11 hours ago 11,103 Views 4 Comments

Tunde Owolabi scored all of his side’s goals in a 3-0 win over Bohemians.

Deep well of support for pragmatic solution on Northern Ireland Protocol, says Taoiseach
# Protocol
# Protocol

Deep well of support for pragmatic solution on Northern Ireland Protocol, says Taoiseach

Updated 11 hours ago 24,871 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach made the remarks during a press conference with Dutch PM Mark Rutte

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

12 hours ago 6,168 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish players' involvement in Premier League falls to record low
# Diminishing
From The42
# Diminishing

Irish players' involvement in Premier League falls to record low

13 hours ago 32,086 Views 41 Comments

14 Irish players accumulated just under 10,000 minutes action this season, less than half of last season’s total.

€17 million needed to save Ireland’s most threatened birds says BirdWatch Ireland
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

€17 million needed to save Ireland’s most threatened birds says BirdWatch Ireland

14 hours ago 14,371 Views 43 Comments

The organisation says that several ground nesting birds are at risk of extinction without funding for conservation schemes.

Temperatures start to ease in Spain after hitting unusual highs for May
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Temperatures start to ease in Spain after hitting unusual highs for May

14 hours ago 19,930 Views 9 Comments

However, the national forecaster has warned that the risk of fires remains high in many areas.

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

14 hours ago 13,866 Views 7 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Alice Zeniter and Frank Wynne named as winners of €100k Dublin Literary Award
# Big Prize
# Big Prize

Alice Zeniter and Frank Wynne named as winners of €100k Dublin Literary Award

15 hours ago 8,515 Views 2 Comments

They won for the novel The Art of Losing.

Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee

Updated 15 hours ago 31,183 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine

15 hours ago 13,969 Views 16 Comments

Starbucks said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61
# RIP
# RIP

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61

15 hours ago 35,833 Views 11 Comments

Coughlan was a member of critically acclaimed bands The Fatima Mansions and Microdisney.

'Byrne is 3rd-choice and Foley is 4th-choice. They were clearly the better half-backs in this game'
# Mind The Gap
From The42
# Mind The Gap

'Byrne is 3rd-choice and Foley is 4th-choice. They were clearly the better half-backs in this game'

16 hours ago 30,160 Views 24 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey dissected Leinster’s highly impressive victory over Munster on today’s members’ rugby pod.

Sinn Féin election worker jailed for robbing pensioner while hanging posters
# Courts
# Courts

Sinn Féin election worker jailed for robbing pensioner while hanging posters

16 hours ago 35,828 Views 0 Comments

Sean Fitzgerald, 34, of Galtymore Road, Drimnagh, pleaded not guilty to the robbery but was convicted.

Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'
# Dublin Booked Up
# Dublin Booked Up

Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'

17 hours ago 27,333 Views 32 Comments

A Fianna Fáil senator said that he has had to sleep in his car twice and that other politicians have the same problem.

Monkeypox: ECDC says risk to wider population is 'low' but that countries should prepare
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Monkeypox: ECDC says risk to wider population is 'low' but that countries should prepare

Updated 17 hours ago 40,611 Views 42 Comments

As of Saturday, there were 92 confirmed cases of the disease in countries where monkeypox is not endemic.

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90

17 hours ago 17,107 Views 11 Comments

The Waterford writer wrote many books about her journeys abroad – often travelled by bicycle.

Fixture details confirmed as Armagh v Tyrone the pick of All-Ireland football qualifier ties
# Out Of The Hat
From The42
# Out Of The Hat

Fixture details confirmed as Armagh v Tyrone the pick of All-Ireland football qualifier ties

Updated 17 hours ago 40,283 Views 13 Comments

Mayo host Monaghan in the other clash between Division 1 teams.

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?
# Omicron
# Omicron

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?

18 hours ago 31,652 Views 28 Comments

BA.4 and BA.5 were identified by the ECDC as variants of concern earlier this month.

Injured Leinster pair Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe to step up training ahead of Champions Cup final
# Update
From The42
# Update

Injured Leinster pair Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe to step up training ahead of Champions Cup final

Updated 18 hours ago 13,745 Views 6 Comments

Both players picked up injuries during the province’s semi-final win over Toulouse.

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom

18 hours ago 30,146 Views 0 Comments

The offence occurred in 2019 when the parties were playing in a field near their homes.

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