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Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime

38 minutes ago 1,833 Views 2 Comments

As they prepare for the 2021 Top 8 Street Dance Battle, Tobi Omoteso and Deborah O’Connor explain what hip-hop culture means to them.

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'
# Axel
From The42
# Axel

'Once you turn up to Shannon, you know Anthony's memory will always be alive'

1 hour ago 5,127 Views 2 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing, The42 explores his love for Shannon RFC.

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
# Kandahar
# Kandahar

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people

1 hour ago 3,704 Views 6 Comments

The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.

Fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess declared terrorist incident
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess declared terrorist incident

1 hour ago 11,612 Views 4 Comments

A 25-year-old man arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder is in custody at an Essex police station.

'Trust me, it's happening all over the world. Everywhere I have coached'
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

'Trust me, it's happening all over the world. Everywhere I have coached'

2 hours ago 18,406 Views 2 Comments

Ireland manager Vera Pauw delves deeper into the NWSL abuse scandal that has rocked women’s football.

'Your world gets very small': Irish researchers working to unravel what causes hoarding
# Hoarding
# Hoarding

'Your world gets very small': Irish researchers working to unravel what causes hoarding

2 hours ago 7,543 Views 2 Comments

A team of scientists at Trinity College Dublin are trying to advance the understanding of what causes people to hoard.

Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station
# Significant Disruption
# Significant Disruption

Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station

2 hours ago 4,039 Views 2 Comments

Bus transfers will be operating on routes to and from the station.

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'
# Young Adults
# Young Adults

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'

9 hours ago 7,776 Views 5 Comments
  • The pandemic has compounded long-standing issues around accommodation costs, low pay and job precarity, Ian Curran writes.
  • Workers in their 20s are now spending more on rent and earning less in real terms than their parents did.
  • Some of these issues are "particularly troublesome" for women, economists say,
THE GOOD INFORMATION PROJECT
Migration and the EU

Yesterday’s News

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians

10 hours ago 8,006 Views 14 Comments

A former MP’s assistant said she had suffered nightmares and left politics because of dealing with constant death threats.

Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes
# Seizures
# Seizures

Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes

11 hours ago 25,549 Views 17 Comments

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau said gangs are also investing their ill-gotten gains in bloodstock and cryptocurrency.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Texas
# Texas

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

11 hours ago 9,470 Views 23 Comments

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury
# Luckless
From The42
# Luckless

Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury

11 hours ago 17,100 Views 12 Comments

Ulster defeated the Lions with a bonus-point win at Kingspan Stadium tonight.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

12 hours ago 6,981 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'

Updated 12 hours ago 67,342 Views 163 Comments

It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.

Your Evening Longread: The global links of the Kinahan crime gang
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: The global links of the Kinahan crime gang

13 hours ago 11,750 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'
# Winter Infections
# Winter Infections

Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'

Updated 13 hours ago 46,209 Views 37 Comments

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer suggested people should “work from home where possible this autumn and winter”.

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess
# Tributes
# Tributes

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess

Updated 13 hours ago 10,814 Views 1 Comment

Amess was stabbed to death today.

Martin Hayes: 'One night my father said - a stór, maybe the fiddle isn't the instrument for you'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Martin Hayes: 'One night my father said - a stór, maybe the fiddle isn't the instrument for you'

14 hours ago 16,455 Views 5 Comments

In this extract from his new memoir, the renowned fiddle player writes about his arduous journey to learning the instrument – and the support he got from his dad.

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess
# David Amess
# David Amess

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess

Updated 14 hours ago 130,156 Views 57 Comments
  • David Amess died after he was stabbed several times during a constituency clinic.
  • A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin are among those who have shared sympathies.
Sofa Watch: The Late Late pays a final tribute to The Chieftain
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Late Late pays a final tribute to The Chieftain

14 hours ago 12,834 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed
# Retrial
# Retrial

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed

15 hours ago 19,284 Views 0 Comments

Roy Carroll was found guilty of possession of cocaine for sale or supply.

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash
# Bunratty
# Bunratty

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash

15 hours ago 39,714 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened around 2.10pm this afternoon.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

16 hours ago 24,955 Views 9 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

The climate crisis and COP26: Sign up for our Open Newsroom next Tuesday
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

The climate crisis and COP26: Sign up for our Open Newsroom next Tuesday

16 hours ago 2,996 Views 1 Comment

As we approach the COP26 summit we look at what role Ireland and the EU will play in the talks

US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November
# Back In The Usa
# Back In The Usa

US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November

16 hours ago 10,065 Views 20 Comments

The US closed its borders for 18 months.

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month

16 hours ago 7,196 Views 4 Comments

Siptu said firefighters are concerned they will not be able to respond adequately to emergencies.

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK

18 hours ago 16,848 Views 8 Comments

The errors relate to test results given to people between September 8 and October 12.

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles
# This Is 40
From The42
# This Is 40

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles

Updated 18 hours ago 21,904 Views 3 Comments

Paul Curran and Eoin Kelly continue to perform at the top of the Tipperary senior hurling game.

Coronavirus: 1,914 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,914 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 50,879 Views 94 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated
# Heating
# Heating

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated

19 hours ago 15,116 Views 7 Comments

It was confirmed on Tuesday that the allowance was increasing by €5 to €33 a week.

The Nitelink will be back next Friday after all (if nightclubs are open that is)
# Dublin
# Dublin

The Nitelink will be back next Friday after all (if nightclubs are open that is)

19 hours ago 10,587 Views 8 Comments

There had been concerns that the Dublin Bus service would not be operational for the planned return of nightclubs.

'Music was his life': Funeral of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney takes place in Wicklow
# Paddy Moloney
# Paddy Moloney

'Music was his life': Funeral of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney takes place in Wicklow

Updated 19 hours ago 45,387 Views 6 Comments

The piper, composer and producer from Donnycarney in Dublin died earlier this week aged 83.

Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure
# A Lot Of Dough
# A Lot Of Dough

Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure

20 hours ago 33,785 Views 44 Comments

The Blanchardstown store shut down between March and May last year.

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital

20 hours ago 13,122 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?

20 hours ago 5,062 Views 0 Comments

Could Kenny lead Ireland into the Euro 2024 campaign? We take a look at the highs and lows of his role so far.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

21 hours ago 19,068 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into…

Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990

22 hours ago 17,102 Views 0 Comments

Cosby was released from prison in June after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

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