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State is now the biggest actor in housing, says Taoiseach
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

State is now the biggest actor in housing, says Taoiseach

Updated 25 minutes ago 1,631 Views 4 Comments

Micheál Martin blasted the number of objections by politicians to new developments in their areas.

Swiss police fire rubber bullets to disperse anti-Iranian protests
# Iran Protests
# Iran Protests

Swiss police fire rubber bullets to disperse anti-Iranian protests

Updated 1 hour ago 5,261 Views 1 Comment

Officers said two demonstrators who climbed over the fence at the Iranian Embassy in Bern were detained.

Student: 'In a country with top universities, it's disgraceful that we have nowhere to live'
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Student: 'In a country with top universities, it's disgraceful that we have nowhere to live'

Updated 1 hour ago 16,701 Views 29 Comments

Students deserve more than just barely surviving in college, says Mairead Maguire.

174 dead after stampede at Indonesian football match
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

174 dead after stampede at Indonesian football match

Updated 2 hours ago 26,071 Views 7 Comments

The incident occurred at a Indonesian Premier League game between Persebaya Surabaya and Arema Malang.

Ukraine presses counter-offensive after Russian withdrawal from Lyman
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukraine presses counter-offensive after Russian withdrawal from Lyman

2 hours ago 7,854 Views 9 Comments

Russia’s loss of Lyman is a new blow to the Kremlin as it seeks to escalate the war by illegally annexing four regions of Ukraine.

Poll: Do you think there should be further regulation of short-term lets?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there should be further regulation of short-term lets?

3 hours ago 9,251 Views 17 Comments

Have your say.

Colourised photographs bring Irish Civil War to life in new way
# Life In Colour
# Life In Colour

Colourised photographs bring Irish Civil War to life in new way

3 hours ago 12,402 Views 4 Comments

We have a selection of the images from a new collection.

Truss admits mistakes over mini-budget but stands by tax-cutting package
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

Truss admits mistakes over mini-budget but stands by tax-cutting package

Updated 4 hours ago 17,793 Views 15 Comments

Truss rejected calls to sack Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng over his mini-budget turmoil.

Sinéad O'Connor's legacy: 'This young woman from Dublin created so much reaction across the world'
# Nothing Compares
# Nothing Compares

Sinéad O'Connor's legacy: 'This young woman from Dublin created so much reaction across the world'

4 hours ago 15,220 Views 0 Comments

We speak to the director of a new documentary about Sinéad O’Connor, called Nothing Compares.

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Sitdown Sunday: Who was the real Marilyn Monroe?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Who was the real Marilyn Monroe?

4 hours ago 8,039 Views 2 Comments

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

Sinn Féin remains most popular party as coalition fails to receive budget bounce
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party as coalition fails to receive budget bounce

4 hours ago 13,378 Views 70 Comments

Sinn Féin have hit a record high of 37% support in the Ireland Thinks poll.

'When you get a Stuart Lancaster, you get a Klopp, a Guardiola, the best coach in world rugby'
# Goodbye Ruby Stuesday
From The42
# Goodbye Ruby Stuesday

'When you get a Stuart Lancaster, you get a Klopp, a Guardiola, the best coach in world rugby'

5 hours ago 12,064 Views 3 Comments

Leinster made an inspired choice when they appointed Stuart Lancaster in 2016 – they now face an even harder task to find his replacement.

Florida death toll rises to 47 amid struggle to recover from Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Florida death toll rises to 47 amid struggle to recover from Hurricane Ian

5 hours ago 10,571 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were still sweltering without power days after the monster storm.

'It was too strong. It wasn't a word I should have used' - Stephen Kenny in reflective mood
# Zeroin
From The42
# Zeroin

'It was too strong. It wasn't a word I should have used' - Stephen Kenny in reflective mood

6 hours ago 26,506 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland manager admits his frustration at how the Nations League ended, as he eyes more clean sheets in Euro 2024 campaign.

New radar project to track jets and drones across Irish airspace could cost €300 million
# Primary Defence
# Primary Defence

New radar project to track jets and drones across Irish airspace could cost €300 million

13 hours ago 18,336 Views 38 Comments

The radar systems would be able to detect jets and drones at a range of altitutes.

Yesterday's News

Quiz: How much do you know about Disney?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about Disney?

15 hours ago 29,902 Views 11 Comments

Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggity dog!

Pro-unity Ireland's Future event draws big crowd as Leo and Mary Lou preach to the converted
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Pro-unity Ireland's Future event draws big crowd as Leo and Mary Lou preach to the converted

16 hours ago 31,769 Views 42 Comments

The two were among five party leaders at today’s event.

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

Here's what happened today: Saturday

16 hours ago 6,450 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Na Fianna reach first Dublin final since 2005 after 10-point win over Ballyboden
# Dublin SFC
From The42
# Dublin SFC

Na Fianna reach first Dublin final since 2005 after 10-point win over Ballyboden

17 hours ago 25,086 Views 4 Comments

The senior double is still on for the Glasnevin club.

Dublin Citizens' Assembly votes to recommend directly elected mayor with significant powers
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Dublin Citizens' Assembly votes to recommend directly elected mayor with significant powers

17 hours ago 8,019 Views 12 Comments

At its final meeting today, members of the assembly voted on what recommendations to make in a report to be sent to the Oireachtas.

Larry Donnelly: There are two conflicting narratives emerging ahead of the US midterms
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: There are two conflicting narratives emerging ahead of the US midterms

17 hours ago 12,293 Views 5 Comments

Our columnist looks at the key battles in the US ahead of November’s vote.

Man charged with murdering nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool

Man charged with murdering nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool

17 hours ago 19,820 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Cashman, of West Derby, is accused of killing the youngster.

Russia suspends gas to Italy after 'problem' in Austria
# Gazprom
# Gazprom

Russia suspends gas to Italy after 'problem' in Austria

18 hours ago 30,697 Views 14 Comments

Before the war in Ukraine, Italy imported 95 percent of its gas, about 45 percent of which came from Russia.

Munster get off the mark after scrappy encounter with Zebre in Cork
# Lacklustre
From The42
# Lacklustre

Munster get off the mark after scrappy encounter with Zebre in Cork

18 hours ago 24,271 Views 30 Comments

Graham Rowntree got his first win in a game which won’t live long in the memory.

Irish politics divided into problem solvers and problem exploiters, says Taoiseach
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Irish politics divided into problem solvers and problem exploiters, says Taoiseach

18 hours ago 10,182 Views 33 Comments

Micheál Martin was addressing the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis in the RDS in Dublin, where the party’s identity was central to discussions.

'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister
# HOUSING SUPPLY
# HOUSING SUPPLY

'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister

18 hours ago 13,150 Views 28 Comments

Changes to the homeless HAP are also on the way.

Have you seen Sonia? 14 year old missing from Clondalkin
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Sonia? 14 year old missing from Clondalkin

19 hours ago 13,209 Views 0 Comments

She has been missing since the afternoon of Thursday 29 September.

At least 30 dead as Hurricane Ian devastates parts of Florida and South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

At least 30 dead as Hurricane Ian devastates parts of Florida and South Carolina

Updated 19 hours ago 21,324 Views 1 Comment

The storm could prove to be one of the costliest in US history.

Nord Stream 2 pipeline has stopped leaking gas
# Nord Stream Blast
# Nord Stream Blast

Nord Stream 2 pipeline has stopped leaking gas

Updated 20 hours ago 24,540 Views 23 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was updated on the latest situation in the Baltic by her Danish counterpart Mette Fredriksen.

€1,000 rent credit just a 'starting point', as housing minister says Govt will look to increase it
# Housing
# Housing

€1,000 rent credit just a 'starting point', as housing minister says Govt will look to increase it

20 hours ago 17,483 Views 15 Comments

A €1,000 tax credit for 2022 and 2023 was announced this week as part of the budget.

Remarkable 6-goal thriller sees Liverpool held by Brighton
# ENTERTAINING
From The42
# ENTERTAINING

Remarkable 6-goal thriller sees Liverpool held by Brighton

20 hours ago 24,352 Views 32 Comments

Leandro Trossard hit a hat-trick at Anfield.

Moscow says troops 'withdrawn' from key Ukraine town of Lyman
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Moscow says troops 'withdrawn' from key Ukraine town of Lyman

Updated 21 hours ago 65,072 Views 31 Comments

The town is key due to its rail lines, which Russian forces have relied on for transporting goods.

Shared equity scheme to be extended to self-build homes, says minister
# Housing
# Housing

Shared equity scheme to be extended to self-build homes, says minister

22 hours ago 14,373 Views 18 Comments

Controversial planning rules for “build-to-rent” apartments are also set to be abolished.

Thousands join march calling for Welsh independence
# Wales
# Wales

Thousands join march calling for Welsh independence

22 hours ago 15,264 Views 16 Comments

The rally was organised by All Under One Banner Cymru and Yes Cymru.

Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs to prove title credentials
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs to prove title credentials

23 hours ago 15,768 Views 17 Comments

To compound the visitors’ woe, Emerson Royal was sent off in the second half for a poor challenge.

Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Fake Russia Great Again' is surely Putin's new motto
# Annexation
# Annexation

Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Fake Russia Great Again' is surely Putin's new motto

23 hours ago 17,013 Views 20 Comments

The politics professor examines the Russian leader’s attempt this week to annex parts of Ukraine in a sham referendum.

FF Ard Fheis rejects motion to abolish the USC, minister says new 30% tax rate under review
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

FF Ard Fheis rejects motion to abolish the USC, minister says new 30% tax rate under review

Updated 23 hours ago 35,155 Views 63 Comments

The event takes place in the RDS in Dublin today with Taoiseach Micheál Martin due to give his speech at 6.30pm.

Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks
# MARKET MELTDOWN
# MARKET MELTDOWN

Kwarteng defends mini-budget as devolved administrations call for urgent talks

Updated 23 hours ago 17,171 Views 19 Comments

Liz Truss has admitted the Government caused ‘disruption’ of the markets, but insisted they were right to act.

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