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Today's News

Russia planning to connect nuclear plant to Crimea, says Ukrainian energy operator
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia planning to connect nuclear plant to Crimea, says Ukrainian energy operator

4 minutes ago 170 Views 0 Comments

Zaporizhzhia is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe and was occupied by Russia early in its invasion.

People aged 60 and over and pregnant women invited for next Covid-19 vaccine booster
# Booster Vaccines
# Booster Vaccines

People aged 60 and over and pregnant women invited for next Covid-19 vaccine booster

27 minutes ago 1,257 Views 0 Comments

The HSE said appointments will be available from Monday.

Average text scam costs victims €1,700 as new campaign warns of bank switch con
# Fraud
# Fraud

Average text scam costs victims €1,700 as new campaign warns of bank switch con

41 minutes ago 1,694 Views 1 Comment

The average invoice fraud cost Irish businesses €14k.

Rent inflation hits 15-year-high as availability of homes drops to all-time low
# Daft Rent Report
# Daft Rent Report

Rent inflation hits 15-year-high as availability of homes drops to all-time low

57 minutes ago 1,578 Views 4 Comments

The average rent in Ireland is over 12% more expensive than the same time last year.

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'
# The Morning Lead
# The Morning Lead

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'

6 hours ago 16,557 Views 9 Comments

The issue has been raised with the US authorities by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Yesterday's News

'Serious questions need to be asked' - Rovers boss Bradley hits out at 'unacceptable' flight chaos
# Plane Speaking
From The42
# Plane Speaking

'Serious questions need to be asked' - Rovers boss Bradley hits out at 'unacceptable' flight chaos

7 hours ago 24,176 Views 16 Comments

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley is frustrated at the ongoing troubles Irish sides are having in securing charter flights to European games.

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till

7 hours ago 12,920 Views 0 Comments

The jury determined there was insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham on charges of kidnapping and manslaughter.

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race

8 hours ago 2,188 Views 0 Comments

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under two-term President Uhuru Kenyatta.

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line

8 hours ago 27,547 Views 37 Comments

The defence ministry said it was looking to establish the reason for the explosions but indicated the airfield was not targeted in an attack.

Shamrock Rovers beat Shkupi to guarantee European group stage football
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Shamrock Rovers beat Shkupi to guarantee European group stage football

8 hours ago 19,146 Views 20 Comments

A 2-1 win away from home means Rovers will face Ferencvaros for a spot in the Europa League, with a spot in the Conference League guaranteed.

‘Primary suspect’ held over killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico
# Albuquerque
# Albuquerque

‘Primary suspect’ held over killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico

9 hours ago 7,882 Views 0 Comments

Four people, three originally from Pakistan and one from Afghanistan, have been killed.

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Cork since July
# Peter O'loughlin
# Peter O'loughlin

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Cork since July

9 hours ago 10,732 Views 0 Comments

Peter has been missing from his home at Lee Road, Cork, since Monday 4 July.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

10 hours ago 4,458 Views 0 Comments

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

€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition
# Clare
# Clare

€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition

10 hours ago 21,601 Views 54 Comments

Construction is planned to start later this year.

Search for Ukrainian refugee (11) reported missing from Dublin home
# Marharyta Konissarova
# Marharyta Konissarova

Search for Ukrainian refugee (11) reported missing from Dublin home

11 hours ago 26,956 Views 1 Comment

Marharyta has only been in Ireland for three months.

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81

11 hours ago 7,119 Views 4 Comments

Dozier was the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced dozens of Motown hits.

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72
# RIP
# RIP

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72

12 hours ago 16,047 Views 4 Comments

The punk band said they were “saddened beyond words” to share the news.

Family and gardaí concerned for welfare of 35-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí concerned for welfare of 35-year-old man missing from Dublin

13 hours ago 26,251 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Fagan has been missing from the Cabinteely area of Dublin since Monday, 8 August.

Consultant role to assist Sport Ireland in developing transgender policy goes unfilled
# SPORT IRELAND
# SPORT IRELAND

Consultant role to assist Sport Ireland in developing transgender policy goes unfilled

13 hours ago 9,982 Views 0 Comments

Chief Executive of Sport Ireland Dr Una May said Sport Ireland wants to provide governing bodies with general guidance and support.

Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told
# GAA
# GAA

Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told

Updated 13 hours ago 37,423 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he was “shocked and saddened” by the news of Quirke’s passing.

Puck Fair goat may be given fan to cope with heatwave amid cruelty concerns
# Kerry
# Kerry

Puck Fair goat may be given fan to cope with heatwave amid cruelty concerns

13 hours ago 33,778 Views 56 Comments

Traditionally the wild goat spends three days and three nights on a tall stand overlooking the town of Killorglin.

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far
# Trump
# Trump

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far

13 hours ago 15,344 Views 0 Comments

The FBI searched the premises yesterday.

Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life
# Dry Run Mike
From The42
# Dry Run Mike

Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life

13 hours ago 31,239 Views 6 Comments

‘Mike’ will stream on Hulu and Disney+ later this month, but Tyson was not consulted on, or compensated for, the dramatic depiction of his early years.

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster
# Hot Spell
# Hot Spell

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster

15 hours ago 82,188 Views 44 Comments

The warning is to stay in place until Sunday morning.

Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports
# Electricity Shortage
# Electricity Shortage

Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports

15 hours ago 15,807 Views 12 Comments

Chief Executive of Sport Ireland Dr Una May says they are conscious that sports bodies could potentially be impacted.

GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement
# Clones
# Clones

GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement

15 hours ago 27,454 Views 0 Comments

GSOC received a referral under the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, from a Garda Superintendent in Monaghan.

Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears
# Ballybunion Tragedy
# Ballybunion Tragedy

Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears

15 hours ago 18,382 Views 0 Comments

Mourners were told of Dessie Byrne’s ‘wicked sense of humour’ and Muriel Eriksson’s ‘loving, caring’ nature.

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?

16 hours ago 14,537 Views 34 Comments

The number of evictions this year has increased significantly, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire

Updated 16 hours ago 18,203 Views 12 Comments

The US Open is expected to be the 23-time grand-slam champion’s final tournament.

Court hears of Giggs' alleged affairs as assault trial continues
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Court hears of Giggs' alleged affairs as assault trial continues

Updated 16 hours ago 26,913 Views 0 Comments

Kate Greville claimed she discovered the former footballer’s affairs shortly before she decided to leave him.

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July

17 hours ago 8,567 Views 25 Comments

Arctic sea ice cover meanwhile was 4% lower than average.

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach handed life ban over sexually inappropriate conduct
# Toni Minichiello
From The42
# Toni Minichiello

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach handed life ban over sexually inappropriate conduct

17 hours ago 18,737 Views 1 Comment

Toni Minichiello has been banned from athletics for life after an investigation.

Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts
# Banking
# Banking

Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts

17 hours ago 11,937 Views 11 Comments

Ulster Bank credit cards will no longer work from March 2023.

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid

Updated 19 hours ago 13,500 Views 23 Comments

Israel agreed to a truce with Palestinian militants in Gaza at the weekend.

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84
# RIP
# RIP

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

20 hours ago 12,608 Views 5 Comments

He established the Miyake Design Studio in Tokyo in 1970 before making his mark on Paris.

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms
# Anne Heche
# Anne Heche

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms

21 hours ago 50,322 Views 8 Comments

The 53-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident on Friday morning.

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers
# South Korea
# South Korea

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers

21 hours ago 13,132 Views 0 Comments

Six others are missing after the heavy rain hit South Korea’s capital.

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI

Updated 21 hours ago 51,278 Views 101 Comments

The FBI declined to comment on whether the search was happening or what it might be for.

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