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Man hospitalised with serious injuries following shooting in Cork city overnight
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Man hospitalised with serious injuries following shooting in Cork city overnight

11 minutes ago 1,057 Views 0 Comments

The shooting took place in the Blackpool area of the city shortly after midnight.

'When you engage with your own language, there's something very healing for the soul'
# Arracht
# Arracht

'When you engage with your own language, there's something very healing for the soul'

22 minutes ago 1,020 Views 3 Comments

The director of Arracht, an Irish language film about the famine, speaks to us.

Chippy: 40-year-old documentary on Liam Brady reflects society's jump into the unknown
# In The Archives
From The42
# In The Archives

Chippy: 40-year-old documentary on Liam Brady reflects society's jump into the unknown

22 minutes ago 1,947 Views 1 Comment

RTÉ director Peter Kennerley embedded himself in Liam Brady’s life for a sizeable part of the 1978/79 season.

Man due in court charged with murder following death of woman after Derry car fire
# Derry
# Derry

Man due in court charged with murder following death of woman after Derry car fire

32 minutes ago 899 Views 0 Comments

The fire happened in Knockloughrim on Tuesday morning.

'Not just a star, but a supernova': Tributes paid to Paddy Moloney on Late Late Show
# Paddy Moloney
# Paddy Moloney

'Not just a star, but a supernova': Tributes paid to Paddy Moloney on Late Late Show

46 minutes ago 1,831 Views 0 Comments

The piper, composer and producer from Donnycarney in Dublin died earlier this week aged 83.

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?

52 minutes ago 1,692 Views 3 Comments

How far apart are the EU and the UK to reaching a deal on tweaking trade arrangements in Northern Ireland?

Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime

1 hour ago 5,363 Views 9 Comments

As they prepare for the 2021 Top 8 Street Dance Battle, Tobi Omoteso and Deborah O’Connor explain what hip-hop culture means to them.

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'
# Axel
From The42
# Axel

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'

2 hours ago 8,944 Views 2 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing, The42 explores his love for Shannon RFC.

THE GOOD INFORMATION PROJECT
Migration and the EU
IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
# Kandahar
# Kandahar

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people

2 hours ago 6,318 Views 11 Comments

The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.

Fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess declared terrorist incident
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess declared terrorist incident

3 hours ago 17,140 Views 11 Comments

A 25-year-old man arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder is in custody at an Essex police station.

'Trust me, it's happening all over the world. Everywhere I have coached'
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

'Trust me, it's happening all over the world. Everywhere I have coached'

3 hours ago 26,669 Views 2 Comments

Ireland manager Vera Pauw delves deeper into the NWSL abuse scandal that has rocked women’s football.

'Your world gets very small': Irish researchers working to unravel what causes hoarding
# Hoarding
# Hoarding

'Your world gets very small': Irish researchers working to unravel what causes hoarding

3 hours ago 11,032 Views 2 Comments

A team of scientists at Trinity College Dublin are trying to advance the understanding of what causes people to hoard.

Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station
# Significant Disruption
# Significant Disruption

Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station

3 hours ago 6,296 Views 4 Comments

Bus transfers will be operating on routes to and from the station.

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'
# Young Adults
# Young Adults

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'

10 hours ago 9,173 Views 9 Comments
  • The pandemic has compounded long-standing issues around accommodation costs, low pay and job precarity, Ian Curran writes.
  • Workers in their 20s are now spending more on rent and earning less in real terms than their parents did.
  • Some of these issues are "particularly troublesome" for women, economists say,

Yesterday’s News

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians

11 hours ago 8,837 Views 14 Comments

A former MP’s assistant said she had suffered nightmares and left politics because of dealing with constant death threats.

Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes
# Seizures
# Seizures

Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes

12 hours ago 28,485 Views 17 Comments

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau said gangs are also investing their ill-gotten gains in bloodstock and cryptocurrency.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Texas
# Texas

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

12 hours ago 10,377 Views 26 Comments

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury
# Luckless
From The42
# Luckless

Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury

12 hours ago 18,390 Views 13 Comments

Ulster defeated the Lions with a bonus-point win at Kingspan Stadium tonight.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

13 hours ago 7,403 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'

Updated 13 hours ago 68,828 Views 163 Comments

It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.

Your Evening Longread: The global links of the Kinahan crime gang
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: The global links of the Kinahan crime gang

14 hours ago 12,724 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'
# Winter Infections
# Winter Infections

Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'

Updated 14 hours ago 47,581 Views 42 Comments

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer suggested people should “work from home where possible this autumn and winter”.

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess
# Tributes
# Tributes

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess

Updated 15 hours ago 11,256 Views 1 Comment

Amess was stabbed to death today.

Martin Hayes: 'One night my father said - a stór, maybe the fiddle isn't the instrument for you'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Martin Hayes: 'One night my father said - a stór, maybe the fiddle isn't the instrument for you'

15 hours ago 17,415 Views 5 Comments

In this extract from his new memoir, the renowned fiddle player writes about his arduous journey to learning the instrument – and the support he got from his dad.

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess
# David Amess
# David Amess

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess

Updated 15 hours ago 130,904 Views 58 Comments
  • David Amess died after he was stabbed several times during a constituency clinic.
  • A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin are among those who have shared sympathies.
Sofa Watch: The Late Late pays a final tribute to The Chieftain
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Late Late pays a final tribute to The Chieftain

15 hours ago 13,417 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed
# Retrial
# Retrial

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed

16 hours ago 20,151 Views 0 Comments

Roy Carroll was found guilty of possession of cocaine for sale or supply.

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash
# Bunratty
# Bunratty

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash

17 hours ago 41,487 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened around 2.10pm this afternoon.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

17 hours ago 25,784 Views 9 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

The climate crisis and COP26: Sign up for our Open Newsroom next Tuesday
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

The climate crisis and COP26: Sign up for our Open Newsroom next Tuesday

17 hours ago 3,135 Views 1 Comment

As we approach the COP26 summit we look at what role Ireland and the EU will play in the talks

US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November
# Back In The Usa
# Back In The Usa

US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November

17 hours ago 10,400 Views 20 Comments

The US closed its borders for 18 months.

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month

17 hours ago 7,463 Views 4 Comments

Siptu said firefighters are concerned they will not be able to respond adequately to emergencies.

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK

19 hours ago 17,234 Views 8 Comments

The errors relate to test results given to people between September 8 and October 12.

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles
# This Is 40
From The42
# This Is 40

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles

Updated 19 hours ago 22,450 Views 3 Comments

Paul Curran and Eoin Kelly continue to perform at the top of the Tipperary senior hurling game.

Coronavirus: 1,914 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,914 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

19 hours ago 51,541 Views 94 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated
# Heating
# Heating

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated

20 hours ago 15,672 Views 8 Comments

It was confirmed on Tuesday that the allowance was increasing by €5 to €33 a week.

The Nitelink will be back next Friday after all (if nightclubs are open that is)
# Dublin
# Dublin

The Nitelink will be back next Friday after all (if nightclubs are open that is)

20 hours ago 10,997 Views 8 Comments

There had been concerns that the Dublin Bus service would not be operational for the planned return of nightclubs.

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