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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

21 minutes ago 508 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

51 minutes ago 1,698 Views 0 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests
# Just Stop Oil
# Just Stop Oil

UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests

1 hour ago 1,995 Views 3 Comments

Sunak called it “completely unacceptable” that ordinary people were having their lives disrupted by environmental protests.

Straight out of Holywood - the new Rory McIlroy gets a hole in one
# No Doubting Thomas
From The42
# No Doubting Thomas

Straight out of Holywood - the new Rory McIlroy gets a hole in one

1 hour ago 14,706 Views 2 Comments

Tom McKibbin’s ace came at today’s South African Open.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
US embassy and Spain PM got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy
# Madrid
# Madrid

US embassy and Spain PM got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy

Updated 2 hours ago 13,564 Views 13 Comments

The letter that exploded at the embassy in Madrid was addressed to the Ukrainian ambassador.

Man in his 70s killed when tractor he was driving overturned in Donegal
# Ballyshannon
# Ballyshannon

Man in his 70s killed when tractor he was driving overturned in Donegal

2 hours ago 6,006 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the tractor died outside Ballyshannon this morning.

Joe Biden welcomes Emmanuel Macron to White House for historic state visit
# Washington
# Washington

Joe Biden welcomes Emmanuel Macron to White House for historic state visit

2 hours ago 3,442 Views 0 Comments

The two leaders began their talks after a ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and a review of troops.

Christy Kinahan Senior told to return to Spain to face fake passport charges
# Passport Fraud
# Passport Fraud

Christy Kinahan Senior told to return to Spain to face fake passport charges

2 hours ago 9,895 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors allege Kinahan Senior used a British passport in the name of Michael Leslie Swift to board a flight to Rio.

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears

Updated 2 hours ago 20,712 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Dwyer argue that his conviction should be quashed following a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Russian shelling cuts off power again in liberated city of Kherson
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian shelling cuts off power again in liberated city of Kherson

3 hours ago 2,039 Views 0 Comments

Ukraine has faced an onslaught of Russian artillery fire and drone attacks since early October.

'Our child deserves to die at home': Family of boy with cancer told palliative care not available in their area
# Child Palliative Care
# Child Palliative Care

'Our child deserves to die at home': Family of boy with cancer told palliative care not available in their area

3 hours ago 19,101 Views 15 Comments

Tipperary TD Michael Lowry read out a letter in the Dáil from parents of a boy with terminal cancer.

Alan Dukes apologises 'unreservedly' over comments about 'border people' and violence
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Alan Dukes apologises 'unreservedly' over comments about 'border people' and violence

3 hours ago 28,165 Views 50 Comments

Dukes said border people were “more easily turned” to violence.

Gardaí probing links between deaths as two bodies found in separate locations in Monaghan
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

Gardaí probing links between deaths as two bodies found in separate locations in Monaghan

4 hours ago 57,945 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed that the two deaths are connected and anyone who has any information is being asked to come forward.

Lukaku's shocking misses cost Belgium as they exit the World Cup
# 2022 World Cup
From The42
# 2022 World Cup

Lukaku's shocking misses cost Belgium as they exit the World Cup

4 hours ago 19,664 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’ side bow out after a 0-0 draw with Croatia.

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

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

4 hours ago 1,851 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: Many survivors felt as though the Mother and Baby Homes Commission was a chance for society to learn what truly happened in these institutions. But it fell short of offering the closure many needed, leading experts to ask: how?

Wife of Kinahan Cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' to be jailed for money laundering
# Courts
# Courts

Wife of Kinahan Cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' to be jailed for money laundering

4 hours ago 10,546 Views 0 Comments

Deirdre Brady was given a three-year wholly suspended sentence after pleading guilty to two offences at the Special Criminal Court last July.

Suspended jail sentence for man who tried to get passport under a fake name
# Scott Knight
# Scott Knight

Suspended jail sentence for man who tried to get passport under a fake name

4 hours ago 9,003 Views 0 Comments

Scott Knight made full admissions when he was arrested in 2021.

Andy Cash to face trial over Tallaght triple murder
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Andy Cash to face trial over Tallaght triple murder

5 hours ago 13,169 Views 0 Comments

He will appear in court again on December 22.

Von der Leyen quotes The Saw Doctors when speaking about Brexit in the Dáil
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Von der Leyen quotes The Saw Doctors when speaking about Brexit in the Dáil

Updated 5 hours ago 20,349 Views 12 Comments

Talks between the EU and UK will be done with an ‘honest heart and an open mind’, says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Vast majority of people under probation did not reoffend within a year
# Recidivism
# Recidivism

Vast majority of people under probation did not reoffend within a year

5 hours ago 3,397 Views 5 Comments

Reoffending rates differed by region.

Boris Johnson will stand again at the next general election
# I'm Still Standing
# I'm Still Standing

Boris Johnson will stand again at the next general election

6 hours ago 9,522 Views 10 Comments

The former prime minister’s decision suggests he is committed to a long-term career in politics.

Healthcare report shows increase in ED attendances and outpatient appointments
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Healthcare report shows increase in ED attendances and outpatient appointments

6 hours ago 3,720 Views 9 Comments

Close to 200,000 people had been on outpatient waiting lists for over a year.

Pfizer to create 'hundreds of new jobs in Dublin' with €1.2 billion investment
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Pfizer to create 'hundreds of new jobs in Dublin' with €1.2 billion investment

6 hours ago 9,918 Views 8 Comments

A new facility will be built on its west Dublin campus.

Cooney on soccer: The majesty of Lionel Messi
# Showstopper
From The42
# Showstopper

Cooney on soccer: The majesty of Lionel Messi

7 hours ago 6,406 Views 4 Comments

Our correspondent finally gets to witness the extraordinary player and the fervour he inspires.

Restoring bankers bonuses and removing pay caps an 'insult' to working families, Dáil hears

Restoring bankers bonuses and removing pay caps an 'insult' to working families, Dáil hears

7 hours ago 11,798 Views 28 Comments

The decision was criticised by Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall.

Ursula von der Leyen thanks Irish people for their support in welcoming Ukrainian refugees
# EU
# EU

Ursula von der Leyen thanks Irish people for their support in welcoming Ukrainian refugees

Updated 8 hours ago 12,629 Views 24 Comments

Von der Leyen will also address a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas.

National bullying database to be set up under new 'landmark' action plan
# Bullying
# Bullying

National bullying database to be set up under new 'landmark' action plan

8 hours ago 5,167 Views 17 Comments

This is the first time the Department of Education has updated its bullying action plan since 2013.

The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?

9 hours ago 7,217 Views 1 Comment

Parent Paul Murphy, whose son is being treated in hospital for RSV, and Dr Niamh Lynch explain more in this week’s podcast episode.

'I’ve Will telling me every time I go home I was crap so that'll keep my feet on the ground!'
# Job
From The42
# Job

'I’ve Will telling me every time I go home I was crap so that'll keep my feet on the ground!'

9 hours ago 22,982 Views 0 Comments

Leinster’s Jimmy O’Brien won’t get carried away after a rollercoaster autumn in the green of Ireland.

Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers
# Hands On Deck
# Hands On Deck

Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers

9 hours ago 13,539 Views 4 Comments

Standard sea fishing boat licence conditions require at least 50% EU crew.

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests

10 hours ago 7,599 Views 4 Comments

Anger over China’s zero-Covid policy has sparked protests in major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Information booklet on how to reduce energy use will be delivered to over two million households
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Information booklet on how to reduce energy use will be delivered to over two million households

11 hours ago 9,815 Views 38 Comments

It’s part of the Government’s response to the unprecedented challenge facing families.

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas decorations?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas decorations?

11 hours ago 22,256 Views 33 Comments

The shopfronts are decked out for Christmas, but what about your own home?

Bankrupt crypto firm's founder says he 'didn't ever try to commit fraud'
# Crypto
# Crypto

Bankrupt crypto firm's founder says he 'didn't ever try to commit fraud'

11 hours ago 14,584 Views 14 Comments

FTX’s newly installed CEO has lambasted his predecessors in a filing in bankruptcy court.

'Ireland is a bit of a pipe dream for me at this stage, but if I didn’t have that hope...'
# Mads
From The42
# Mads

'Ireland is a bit of a pipe dream for me at this stage, but if I didn’t have that hope...'

Updated 12 hours ago 27,236 Views 9 Comments

33-year-old Ian Madigan is more focused on being involved with Ulster.

SpaceX again postpones launch of moon lander carrying DCU samples
# Moon Lander
# Moon Lander

SpaceX again postpones launch of moon lander carrying DCU samples

12 hours ago 4,609 Views 2 Comments

Until now, only the United States, Russia and China have managed to put a robot on the lunar surface.

Elon Musk says Twitter clash with Apple a 'misunderstanding'
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk says Twitter clash with Apple a 'misunderstanding'

13 hours ago 13,073 Views 14 Comments

‘We resolved the misunderstanding about Twitter potentially being removed from the App Store,’ Musk tweeted.

Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes
# The Commission
# The Commission

Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes

15 hours ago 9,397 Views 0 Comments
  • The latest episode in our podcast series examines how the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes gathered evidence
  • Many survivors felt as though the inquiry was a chance for Irish society to finally find out what truly happened in these institutions
  • But the final report didn’t come to the conclusions that many experts expected, leading people to ask: How?
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