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Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?

10 minutes ago 984 Views 3 Comments

Have your say.

Brazil school shooting death toll rises to four after teacher dies
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Brazil school shooting death toll rises to four after teacher dies

49 minutes ago 1,424 Views 0 Comments

The shooter was a former student at the public school he targeted first.

Man (30s) dies after being hit by car in north Dublin overnight
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Man (30s) dies after being hit by car in north Dublin overnight

Updated 1 hour ago 10,992 Views 0 Comments

In Cork, gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured following a collision last night.

Dublin and Armagh stars celebrate victory with Melbourne in AFLW Grand Final
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Dublin and Armagh stars celebrate victory with Melbourne in AFLW Grand Final

1 hour ago 7,385 Views 1 Comment

Melbourne won its maiden AFLW Premiership with their 19-15 victory over Brisbane Lions.

Landslide on Italian island kills one person, rescuers search for more missing people
# Ischia
# Ischia

Landslide on Italian island kills one person, rescuers search for more missing people

2 hours ago 2,559 Views 0 Comments

A wave of mud and debris swept through the small town of Casamicciola Terme early yesterday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: The dream home that had a dark past
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The dream home that had a dark past

2 hours ago 6,600 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January
# Cariban
# Cariban

Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January

3 hours ago 4,758 Views 3 Comments

Cariban can cost women up to €3,000 over the course of a pregnancy.

Man (40s) dies after being struck by car in Co Galway in early hours
# Galway
# Galway

Man (40s) dies after being struck by car in Co Galway in early hours

3 hours ago 14,798 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, did not require hospital treatment.

All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the way with eight All-Star awards
# Best Of The Best
From The42
# Best Of The Best

All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the way with eight All-Star awards

3 hours ago 14,729 Views 1 Comment

It was a clean sweep for the Cats, with Miriam Walsh named Player of the Year and Brian Dowling taking the Manager of the Year accolade.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here

Updated 3 hours ago 8,547 Views 0 Comments

In 1975, two children looked under a slab of concrete and saw what appeared to be bones. Decades later, their accidental discovery led to a mass grave being uncovered on the grounds of a former mother and baby home.

Murder investigation after two 16-year-olds fatally stabbed in London
# London
# London

Murder investigation after two 16-year-olds fatally stabbed in London

3 hours ago 12,666 Views 4 Comments

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them.

Life in Ukraine: 'When soldiers broke into my mother's house, she simply asked not to kill her'
# War And Older People
# War And Older People

Life in Ukraine: 'When soldiers broke into my mother's house, she simply asked not to kill her'

3 hours ago 16,245 Views 3 Comments

Polina Bashkina speaks to older Ukrainian people left to cope on the front lines of this war.

Angry crowds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts
# China
# China

Angry crowds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts

4 hours ago 7,327 Views 2 Comments

China is the last major economy wedded to a zero-Covid strategy.

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Dream Home: This modern mews close to Dublin city centre could be yours for €1,895,000
Vicky Phelan to be celebrated at a service in her native Mooncoin later today
# Celebration
# Celebration

Vicky Phelan to be celebrated at a service in her native Mooncoin later today

4 hours ago 5,759 Views 2 Comments

The service remembering the late 48-year-old will also be livestreamed.

Kenny's Ireland don't need to look far for inspiration after largely forgettable 12 months
# Review
From The42
# Review

Kenny's Ireland don't need to look far for inspiration after largely forgettable 12 months

4 hours ago 5,687 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a mixed year for the Irish team.

Gardaí investigating 20 alleged crimes related to Mother and Baby Homes
# Redacted Lives
# Redacted Lives

Gardaí investigating 20 alleged crimes related to Mother and Baby Homes

11 hours ago 10,896 Views 0 Comments
  • In total, 89 complaints have been made to gardaí to date, Órla Ryan reports
  • Most of those cases have been closed, but 20 remain open and are currently being investigated
  • Garda Commissioner says it would be difficult to prosecute people given the length of time that has passed

Yesterday's News

QUIZ: How much do you know about astronauts?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

QUIZ: How much do you know about astronauts?

13 hours ago 21,590 Views 14 Comments

That’s one small step for man…

Munster's maul does the trick as they secure bonus point win over Connacht
# Winds Of Change
From The42
# Winds Of Change

Munster's maul does the trick as they secure bonus point win over Connacht

13 hours ago 28,178 Views 72 Comments

Munster defeated Connacht 24-17 in blustery conditions in the URC this evening.

Here's what happened today: Saturday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Saturday

14 hours ago 7,133 Views 1 Comment

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?

15 hours ago 19,996 Views 16 Comments

Our columnist looks at the return of the brash politician and asks if he can really pull off another White House win.

'We cannot be broken', Zelenskyy vows on anniversary of Soviet-era famine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'We cannot be broken', Zelenskyy vows on anniversary of Soviet-era famine

Updated 15 hours ago 19,563 Views 18 Comments

The Holodomor famine is regarded by Kyiv as a deliberate act of genocide by Stalin’s regime.

How To Tell A Secret: New film explores HIV disclosure in modern Ireland
# Cinema
# Cinema

How To Tell A Secret: New film explores HIV disclosure in modern Ireland

16 hours ago 19,367 Views 1 Comment

Co-directed by Shaun Dunne and Anna Rodgers, the film looks at the reality of disclosing your HIV status in Ireland, using real-life stories.

Ryan sets target of 10% of electorate voting Green in 2024 elections
# Green Party
# Green Party

Ryan sets target of 10% of electorate voting Green in 2024 elections

16 hours ago 17,440 Views 119 Comments

Ryan was delivering the keynote speech at the Green Party conference in Athlone.

Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win
# The Act Of Kylian
From The42
# The Act Of Kylian

Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win

16 hours ago 25,444 Views 4 Comments

The brilliant Mbappe scored both goals as France beat Denmark to qualify for the last-16.

Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir dies aged 52
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir dies aged 52

17 hours ago 40,778 Views 32 Comments

The former international had been previously diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.

Wallabies stage extraordinary comeback to heap pressure on Pivac and Wales
# Back From The Brink
From The42
# Back From The Brink

Wallabies stage extraordinary comeback to heap pressure on Pivac and Wales

17 hours ago 30,979 Views 10 Comments

An under-fire and injury-hit Australia outfit came from 34-13 down to win win 39-34 in Cardiff.

Man arrested as part of PSNI probe into attempted murder of police officers
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man arrested as part of PSNI probe into attempted murder of police officers

Updated 18 hours ago 5,449 Views 0 Comments

A property was also searched as part of the investigation.

Protest and concert calling for action on housing crisis takes place in Dublin
# Raise The Roof
# Raise The Roof

Protest and concert calling for action on housing crisis takes place in Dublin

Updated 19 hours ago 45,910 Views 62 Comments

The rally started at Parnell Square and made its way to Government Buildings where a number of speeches were made.

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws
# London
# London

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws

19 hours ago 20,322 Views 19 Comments

Qatar is among 11 states listed as having ‘effective’ or ‘probable’ death penalty policies for same-sex sexual acts.

Fossa power into Munster final at a sold-out Quaid Park
# Munster JFC
From The42
# Munster JFC

Fossa power into Munster final at a sold-out Quaid Park

19 hours ago 26,785 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Rathmore reached the intermediate final with a victory over Kanturk on Leeside.

Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after protests erupt over zero-Covid lockdown
# China
# China

Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after protests erupt over zero-Covid lockdown

19 hours ago 8,009 Views 4 Comments

China is the only major country in the world that still is fighting the pandemic through mass testing and lockdowns.

Fame and Flashdance singer and actress Irene Cara dead at 63
# RIP
# RIP

Fame and Flashdance singer and actress Irene Cara dead at 63

20 hours ago 37,948 Views 4 Comments

“She was a beautifully gifted soul,” her publicist Judith Moose said.

Around a dozen missing after heavy rain causes landslide on Italian island
# Ischia
# Ischia

Around a dozen missing after heavy rain causes landslide on Italian island

Updated 22 hours ago 22,249 Views 0 Comments

“At the moment there are no confirmed deaths,” interior minister Matteo Piantedosi said.

It's a wet and windy start to the weekend with gusts of up to 100km/h forecast
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

It's a wet and windy start to the weekend with gusts of up to 100km/h forecast

Updated 22 hours ago 23,205 Views 1 Comment

Mild temperatures are forecast tonight but tomorrow night will see frosty conditions.

'I mightn’t go to bed at all' - Playing in All-Ireland semi-final 24 hours after wedding day
# Busy Busy
From The42
# Busy Busy

'I mightn’t go to bed at all' - Playing in All-Ireland semi-final 24 hours after wedding day

Updated 22 hours ago 30,949 Views 2 Comments

Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona McConnell has a hectic weekend of her.

Nasa’s Orion capsule enters moon orbit as test mission nears halfway point
# To Infinity And Beyond
# To Infinity And Beyond

Nasa’s Orion capsule enters moon orbit as test mission nears halfway point

23 hours ago 7,877 Views 7 Comments

The mission is one of a number of test runs intended to return humans to the moon by 2025.

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?

Sat 10:41 AM 30,377 Views 46 Comments

Did you grab any bargains?

'In school, I remember writing down 'Olympian'... It's the pinnacle'
# Grand Ambition
From The42
# Grand Ambition

'In school, I remember writing down 'Olympian'... It's the pinnacle'

Sat 10:00 AM 15,991 Views 1 Comment

20-year-old Beibhinn Parsons is focusing on 7s rugby ahead of a big season on the Series.

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