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Redevelopment of historic Dublin fruit and veg market opens for tender after three year delay
# Victorian Market
# Victorian Market

Redevelopment of historic Dublin fruit and veg market opens for tender after three year delay

7 minutes ago 466 Views 1 Comment

The impressive city centre market has been empty since 2019 and has fallen victim to vandalism.

New 30% income tax band under consideration for Budget, says Varadkar
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

New 30% income tax band under consideration for Budget, says Varadkar

20 minutes ago 3,080 Views 9 Comments

A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.

Donald Trump says he will give evidence in New York investigation
# Trump
# Trump

Donald Trump says he will give evidence in New York investigation

Updated 1 hour ago 19,784 Views 37 Comments

The civil probe into his dealings as a real estate mogul is separate to the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago estate.

Syringe analysis shows increase in methamphetamine use and cocaine-heroin mixture

Syringe analysis shows increase in methamphetamine use and cocaine-heroin mixture

1 hour ago 2,819 Views 1 Comment

Heroin was present in nearly all samples, with cocaine in close to 90%.

No immediate risk of blackouts as two system alerts issued by EirGrid in last 24 hours
# Amber Alert
# Amber Alert

No immediate risk of blackouts as two system alerts issued by EirGrid in last 24 hours

1 hour ago 5,810 Views 13 Comments

It comes after two emergency generators that were intended to meet the additional demand have been delayed.

Ukraine says nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in Crimea blasts
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukraine says nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in Crimea blasts

1 hour ago 8,379 Views 12 Comments

It comes amid speculation the blasts were the result of a Ukrainian attack that would represent a significant escalation in the war.

Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning
# Weather
# Weather

Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning

2 hours ago 3,976 Views 1 Comment

The warning will be valid from midday tomorrow and will run until Sunday at 6am.

Open champion Smith refuses to be drawn on reports of $100m LIV Golf switch
# Tour
From The42
# Tour

Open champion Smith refuses to be drawn on reports of $100m LIV Golf switch

2 hours ago 13,030 Views 17 Comments

Fellow Australian Cameron Percy had indicated Smith was set to join the rebel tour.

Murder investigation launched in UK as Irish man killed in a fight at holiday park
# Michael McDonagh
# Michael McDonagh

Murder investigation launched in UK as Irish man killed in a fight at holiday park

2 hours ago 27,222 Views 0 Comments

Michael McDonagh was pronounced dead at the scene in a largescale seaside caravan park.

Belfast Primark to reopen in November after refurbishment due to fire
# Penneys
# Penneys

Belfast Primark to reopen in November after refurbishment due to fire

2 hours ago 4,413 Views 0 Comments

The store will be 76% bigger than it was previously and a new fifth floor will open.

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool

3 hours ago 27,861 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is ready to provide consular assistance to the man’s family who live in the area.

The Snowman creator Raymond Briggs dies aged 88
# The Snowman
# The Snowman

The Snowman creator Raymond Briggs dies aged 88

5 hours ago 8,287 Views 8 Comments

He was also behind other children’s books such as Father Christmas and Fungus The Bogeyman.

Police kill knife-wielding homeless man at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport
# Paris
# Paris

Police kill knife-wielding homeless man at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport

5 hours ago 13,872 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred early this morning.

15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve

5 hours ago 22,099 Views 24 Comments

Night-time restrictions have been introduced in some areas to ensure water supplies keep flowing.

Stranded beluga whale removed from France's Seine river
# Whale Hello There
# Whale Hello There

Stranded beluga whale removed from France's Seine river

6 hours ago 14,345 Views 4 Comments

Vets warned he was in poor health, however.

Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?

6 hours ago 19,931 Views 58 Comments

Ireland’s oldest festival begins today.

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, legal filings show
# Tesla
# Tesla

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, legal filings show

6 hours ago 18,523 Views 7 Comments

Musk and Twitter are in a legal battle over his effort to walk away from the April agreement to buy the company.

How Noteworthy is tackling inequity by giving a platform to unheard voices
# Social Justice
# Social Justice

How Noteworthy is tackling inequity by giving a platform to unheard voices

7 hours ago 4,191 Views 3 Comments

Social justice has been a focus of investigative platform Noteworthy since its inception over three years ago.

Russia 'damaging' nuclear plant by trying to connect it to Crimea, says Ukrainian energy operator
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia 'damaging' nuclear plant by trying to connect it to Crimea, says Ukrainian energy operator

7 hours ago 11,895 Views 2 Comments

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

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster
# Booster Vaccines
# Booster Vaccines

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster

8 hours ago 16,672 Views 20 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

8 hours ago 11,642 Views 6 Comments

The average invoice fraud cost Irish businesses €14k.

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties
# Daft Rent Report
# Daft Rent Report

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties

8 hours ago 16,681 Views 42 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'

14 hours ago 58,158 Views 18 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

15 hours ago 47,680 Views 31 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

15 hours ago 25,134 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

16 hours ago 4,049 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

16 hours ago 31,408 Views 38 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

16 hours ago 25,719 Views 27 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

17 hours ago 11,404 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

17 hours ago 15,158 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

17 hours ago 6,146 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

18 hours ago 28,289 Views 64 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

18 hours ago 33,694 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

19 hours ago 8,907 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

19 hours ago 19,010 Views 4 Comments

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

Man missing from Cabinteely area of Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Man missing from Cabinteely area of Dublin found safe and well

20 hours ago 31,025 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for its assistance.

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

21 hours ago 11,743 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 21 hours ago 40,886 Views 3 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

21 hours ago 41,322 Views 62 Comments

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

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