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Coveney set to speak with Russian ambassador over missile testing in Irish-patrolled waters
# Russian Missiles
# Russian Missiles

Coveney set to speak with Russian ambassador over missile testing in Irish-patrolled waters

24 minutes ago 2,049 Views 10 Comments

Minister for State Patrick O’Donovan said that the Foreign Affairs Minister was “not happy”

Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris

50 minutes ago 7,060 Views 10 Comments

Andy Friend’s team led 31-20 entering the final quarter.

Stormy Daniels and former ally Michael Avenatti to face each other in court
# New York
# New York

Stormy Daniels and former ally Michael Avenatti to face each other in court

1 hour ago 7,294 Views 0 Comments

The adult entertainment star claims her former lawyer cheated her out of book money.

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague
# WRC
# WRC

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague

1 hour ago 19,557 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that Regeneron unfairly dismissed Robert Libera for gross misconduct.

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No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly
# Nphet
# Nphet

No current plans for NPHET to be disbanded, says Donnelly

2 hours ago 7,075 Views 21 Comments

The Health Minister said that the Government is currently looking at a medium-term strategy for current Covid-19 protections, like vaccines and testing.

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated 2 hours ago 16,423 Views 35 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts
# Firm Line
From The42
# Firm Line

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts

2 hours ago 11,152 Views 7 Comments

A video posted online appears to show a firm line being taken against people wearing the t-shirts.

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West
# Buddhism
# Buddhism

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West

3 hours ago 11,389 Views 1 Comment

Thich Nhat Hanh passed away aged 95 yesterday in the city of Hue, Vietnam.

Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU

3 hours ago 28,802 Views 37 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand
# Thailand
# Thailand

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand

3 hours ago 18,168 Views 1 Comment

The alleged attacker was a 22-year-old man and faces a murder charge.

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

4 hours ago 14,986 Views 7 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

5 hours ago 12,013 Views 10 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?

5 hours ago 30,201 Views 108 Comments

Cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity in recent years.

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide

6 hours ago 26,799 Views 0 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested following the incident.

'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns
# Never Really Over
From The42
# Never Really Over

'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns

6 hours ago 11,637 Views 0 Comments

Cork hurling legend Brian Corcoran and Ireland international Áine O’Gorman speak to The42 about why they went back.

Witness appeal after man is hit by car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Witness appeal after man is hit by car in Tallaght

6 hours ago 14,074 Views 1 Comment

Shortly after 11pm yesterday, a pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a car.

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do

6 hours ago 7,788 Views 10 Comments

Author Clodagh Finn on the women who are too often relegated to the footnotes of history.

Sitdown Sunday: How the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green

7 hours ago 7,324 Views 0 Comments

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

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin

8 hours ago 27,444 Views 0 Comments

Shortly before 1.30am, gardaí and units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of the collision in Dublin 12.

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'

8 hours ago 18,788 Views 1 Comment

Conor Carey’s career has taken him from Ulster to Connacht and on to Northampton Saints.

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street

8 hours ago 12,905 Views 19 Comments

The area housed the headquarters for the leaders of the Easter Rising in the final stages of the 1916 insurrection.

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

8 hours ago 49,003 Views 75 Comments

Jacinda Ardern had been planning to get married next weekend but the celebration has been postponed.

Opinion: The drive for re-election is a major flaw of modern democracy
# Global Politics
# Global Politics

Opinion: The drive for re-election is a major flaw of modern democracy

8 hours ago 8,791 Views 10 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at democracy and asks if it prevents politicians from pushing for real change.

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

9 hours ago 24,572 Views 9 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic
# Good Information
# Good Information

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic

16 hours ago 22,860 Views 40 Comments
  • Recent research pointed to higher levels of abuse towards female politicians in Ireland compared to their male counterparts, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One local councillor shared her experience of receiving inappropriate messages from a man on Facebook.
  • Research shows these types of negative online experiences lead to self-censoring by women.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you these Meat Loaf lyrics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you these Meat Loaf lyrics?

18 hours ago 38,678 Views 28 Comments

The death of Meat Loaf was confirm by his family in a statement yesterday.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

19 hours ago 12,825 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads
# Coining It
# Coining It

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads

20 hours ago 29,430 Views 52 Comments

Spain and the United Kingdom have both unveiled new rules aimed at tightening advertising standards for crypto-assets.

Ulster survive nervy climax to beat Clermont and make it 4 from 4
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Ulster survive nervy climax to beat Clermont and make it 4 from 4

20 hours ago 23,133 Views 31 Comments

Five tries at Kingspan Stadium and a thoroughly dominant display for 70 minutes proved enough for the Irish side.

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
# Yemen
# Yemen

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison

20 hours ago 13,954 Views 8 Comments

More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms
# Biden Under Pressure
# Biden Under Pressure

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms

21 hours ago 31,569 Views 97 Comments

Our columnist says it’s not looking good for the Democrats in the 2022 midterms this November.

Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality

21 hours ago 41,277 Views 64 Comments

The majority of Covid-19 restrictions lifted at 6am on Saturday.

Russia to conduct missile tests in Irish-patrolled waters 240km off south-west coast
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Russia to conduct missile tests in Irish-patrolled waters 240km off south-west coast

Updated 21 hours ago 222,887 Views 160 Comments

The missile test will take place in the first week of February in the Atlantic Ocean.

'Irish Mick' sex offender refused bail in Belfast after communicating with boy
# Belfast
# Belfast

'Irish Mick' sex offender refused bail in Belfast after communicating with boy

22 hours ago 37,094 Views 2 Comments

The man is charged with breaching the terms of a prevention order by having contact with a male child.

Man United beat West Ham with virtually the last kick of the game
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Man United beat West Ham with virtually the last kick of the game

23 hours ago 30,831 Views 65 Comments

Marcus Rashford scored a winner deep into stoppage time.

‘Reckless discharge’ led to British academic being shot dead in bed in US
# Georgia
# Georgia

‘Reckless discharge’ led to British academic being shot dead in bed in US

23 hours ago 60,297 Views 31 Comments

Dr Matthew Willson was described by the University of Exeter as a ‘much-loved member of our astrophysics team’.

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation

23 hours ago 60,667 Views 97 Comments

Protesters marched from Parnell Square to the GPO this afternoon.

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine

Updated Sat 3:30 PM 12,374 Views 28 Comments

There are fears that Russia will invade Ukraine after Moscow massed tens of thousands of troops at the border.

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