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Leading GP: 'We are seeing huge rise in RSV - it's more of a concern than Strep A'
# Rsv
# Rsv

Leading GP: 'We are seeing huge rise in RSV - it's more of a concern than Strep A'

2 hours ago 3,557 Views 4 Comments
  • RSV usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms but can be serious, especially for infants and older adults.
  • Dr Illona Duffy says 'we're definitely seeing a rise in RSV'.
  • Dr Duffy added that there is a 'big concern' about a 'shortage of antibiotics'.

Yesterday's News

UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth
# Cut Bank Rules
# Cut Bank Rules

UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth

3 hours ago 8,017 Views 9 Comments

British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will unveil the reforms in Scotland tomorrow.

All-Ireland finals set for last two Sundays in July, as GAA confirm 2023 fixtures
# Dates For Your Diary
From The42
# Dates For Your Diary

All-Ireland finals set for last two Sundays in July, as GAA confirm 2023 fixtures

Updated 4 hours ago 14,307 Views 11 Comments

The Allianz Football League will begin on 28 January, with the hurling league underway the following week.

US Congress passes law to protect same-sex marriage
# Respect Marriage Act
# Respect Marriage Act

US Congress passes law to protect same-sex marriage

4 hours ago 5,808 Views 8 Comments

The vote in the House of Representatives saw 39 Republicans join a united Democratic majority in a rare show of bipartisanship.

Snow falls in parts of country as Status Yellow warnings take effect
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Snow falls in parts of country as Status Yellow warnings take effect

Updated 5 hours ago 43,286 Views 12 Comments

Met Éireann has forecast severe frost and temperatures falling to -4 degrees Celsius.

Mental Health Commission unhappy it can't 'vindicate rights' of Owenacurra residents as it would like to
# Mental Health Commission
# Mental Health Commission

Mental Health Commission unhappy it can't 'vindicate rights' of Owenacurra residents as it would like to

5 hours ago 3,753 Views 2 Comments

The commission refused to state their stance on the closure when questioned by multiple TDs.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

5 hours ago 2,898 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?

5 hours ago 8,345 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Pesticide lobbyists pushing against environmental protections, research finds
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Pesticide lobbyists pushing against environmental protections, research finds

6 hours ago 4,710 Views 4 Comments

A UN conference in Montreal is trying to finalise a new framework for living in harmony with nature.

World Cup quarter-finals: Messi or Van Gaal's last stand, England to find out if they are the real deal
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

World Cup quarter-finals: Messi or Van Gaal's last stand, England to find out if they are the real deal

Updated 6 hours ago 11,617 Views 3 Comments

We preview the last-eight games in Qatar, which are rich with storylines.

Varadkar to prioritise Northern Ireland power sharing when he becomes Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Varadkar to prioritise Northern Ireland power sharing when he becomes Taoiseach

6 hours ago 4,614 Views 5 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the Government had “not for a second” given up on the matter despite the failed attempt to restore the institutions.

Housing crisis spilling into widespread social crisis, Dáil told
# Housing
# Housing

Housing crisis spilling into widespread social crisis, Dáil told

7 hours ago 10,512 Views 19 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar admitted that there was “a very deep” social crisis affecting the country.

Criminal who claimed to be IRA member jailed for four robberies
# Dublin
# Dublin

Criminal who claimed to be IRA member jailed for four robberies

7 hours ago 11,821 Views 0 Comments

Sean Doherty (27) has 25 previous convictions for serious crime including aggravated burglary and assault.

Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out
# Ambulance Diversion
# Ambulance Diversion

Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out

7 hours ago 3,879 Views 4 Comments

Concerns have been raised by a number of politicians about the number of ambulances being sent to Drogheda.

Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch

Updated 8 hours ago 22,770 Views 0 Comments

Hutch (59), last of The Paddocks, Clontarf, Dublin 3, denies the murder of David Byrne (33) during a boxing weigh-in at the hotel on 5 February 2016.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?

8 hours ago 1,514 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear economist and research affiliate with the ESRI John Fitzgerald to hear more.

GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'
# Cariban
# Cariban

GPs can't give initial Cariban prescription, confirms HSE as Tánaiste questions 'rationale'

8 hours ago 18,628 Views 3 Comments

The HSE says a consultant must give the initial prescription but campaigners say this is an access barrier for women.

Leinster without 'dinosaur' Sexton but Racing set for huge test
# Some Neck
From The42
# Some Neck

Leinster without 'dinosaur' Sexton but Racing set for huge test

9 hours ago 31,942 Views 0 Comments

The French side hope to bring their high-speed game to bear in Le Havre.

Stephen Teap hits out at 'politicians who failed to listen' as he settles HSE CervicalCheck case
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Stephen Teap hits out at 'politicians who failed to listen' as he settles HSE CervicalCheck case

Updated 9 hours ago 20,541 Views 0 Comments
  • Irene Teap, a 35-year-old mother of two young boys, died of cancer in July 2017.
  • Stephen Teap today said the "blood of my wife" is on the Government's hands.
Redacted Lives: Listen to the fifth episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

9 hours ago 2,502 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: If or when they re-entered society, women sent to mother and baby homes were not expected to talk about what happened to them, let alone attempt to reconnect with their children. Many did, however – but with mixed success.

US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn
# UK Courts
# UK Courts

US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn

9 hours ago 18,454 Views 14 Comments

The 45-year-old declined to come to the Old Bailey in person to be sentenced today.

St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients
# Blood Test Backlog
# Blood Test Backlog

St Vincent's Hospital experiencing 'significant delays' in processing blood tests for GP patients

10 hours ago 12,633 Views 8 Comments

Staffing issues over the last three weeks has resulted in a backlog from the time the bloods are received in the lab to when the results are sent back to GPs.

IRFU's report proposes women's AIL restructure as extra €1 million funding announced
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

IRFU's report proposes women's AIL restructure as extra €1 million funding announced

11 hours ago 4,292 Views 0 Comments

The IRFU has revealed its Women In Rugby Report, which outlines several proposals to improve structures.

Stephen 'Rossi' Walsh wins appeal over indecent assault conviction on girl over media coverage
# Courts
# Courts

Stephen 'Rossi' Walsh wins appeal over indecent assault conviction on girl over media coverage

11 hours ago 20,614 Views 0 Comments

The 75-year-old was convicted on 21 October 2010 of two counts of indecent assault.

EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong
# Privacy
# Privacy

EU court rules Google must delete inaccurate search information if proven wrong

11 hours ago 6,238 Views 5 Comments

Search engines must “dereference information” if the person making the request can demonstrate the material is “manifestly inaccurate”.

Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man arrested over murder of Mark Lovell in Newry

12 hours ago 4,628 Views 0 Comments

The arrest follow searches of properties in Newry this morning.

144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

144 people arrested for driving under the influence during first week of December

12 hours ago 11,636 Views 10 Comments

To date this year, 148 peopler have lost their lives on Irish roads.

Gardaí arrest sixth person over Cherry Orchard ramming incident
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí arrest sixth person over Cherry Orchard ramming incident

12 hours ago 6,732 Views 0 Comments

A young male has been detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap

12 hours ago 28,891 Views 39 Comments

The deal procured the release of the most prominent American detained abroad.

'There's an attempt to sanitise what we're celebrating': Dublin's live crib launches amid controversy
# Live Crib
# Live Crib

'There's an attempt to sanitise what we're celebrating': Dublin's live crib launches amid controversy

12 hours ago 14,213 Views 24 Comments

After much political wrangling, Dublin’s live animal crib was relaunched this morning.

Varadkar: Electricity supply will be ‘very tight’ in weeks ahead
# Energy Supply
# Energy Supply

Varadkar: Electricity supply will be ‘very tight’ in weeks ahead

Updated 12 hours ago 57,884 Views 36 Comments

Varadkar says the Government has been warned that the margin between energy supply and demand ‘will be very tight’.

A bizarre coup by German plotters loyal to the pre-WW1 Reich was foiled - what do we know?
# Reichsburg
# Reichsburg

A bizarre coup by German plotters loyal to the pre-WW1 Reich was foiled - what do we know?

13 hours ago 15,381 Views 28 Comments

The coup was allegedly spearheaded by a German aristocrat called Heinrick XIII.

Details of National Concert Hall redevelopment project unveiled
# Restoration
# Restoration

Details of National Concert Hall redevelopment project unveiled

13 hours ago 7,788 Views 11 Comments

The project will deliver the expansion of stage and seating capacity of the existing auditorium.

Online registration portal opens for HPV vaccine catch-up programme named after Laura Brennan
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Online registration portal opens for HPV vaccine catch-up programme named after Laura Brennan

13 hours ago 9,554 Views 0 Comments

Laura Brennan campaigned higher uptake of the HPV vaccine before her death in 2019.

Newsletter: What's going on with plans to give workers a better work-life balance?
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Newsletter: What's going on with plans to give workers a better work-life balance?

14 hours ago 6,915 Views 14 Comments

There was fury in the Dáil last night as the government was accused of watering down legislation.

Uefa fine FAI over pro-IRA chants sung by members of women's national team
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Uefa fine FAI over pro-IRA chants sung by members of women's national team

15 hours ago 35,667 Views 87 Comments

Uefa say the dressing room chants were a ‘violation of the basic rules of decent conduct.’

Former army lieutenant Dónal de Róiste welcomes apology for 'flawed and unfair' dismissal
# Donal De Roiste
# Donal De Roiste

Former army lieutenant Dónal de Róiste welcomes apology for 'flawed and unfair' dismissal

16 hours ago 16,728 Views 7 Comments

A review has found that his dismissal more than 50 years ago ‘was made on foot of a fundamentally flawed and unfair process’.

Iran carries out first known execution over Mahsa Amini protests
# Iran
# Iran

Iran carries out first known execution over Mahsa Amini protests

16 hours ago 14,936 Views 11 Comments

Demonstrations have swept Iran for nearly three months since Amini died after her arrest by the morality police.

Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for

20 hours ago 11,445 Views 0 Comments
  • In the penultimate episode in the series we find out if the survivors found who they were looking for
  • We also hear from adopted people about their search for their parents and information about their identity
  • Maria Arbuckle, like many women, spent decades looking for her son until a breakthrough in 2021
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