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What would the meaning of World Cup qualification be for Irish women's football?
# The Vera Era
From The42
# The Vera Era

What would the meaning of World Cup qualification be for Irish women's football?

Updated 3 minutes ago 800 Views 0 Comments

‘The whole game will explode,’ says Vera Pauw.

Political leaders and actors among those set to take part in United Ireland rally
# Ireland's Future
# Ireland's Future

Political leaders and actors among those set to take part in United Ireland rally

28 minutes ago 4,249 Views 11 Comments

Cold Feet star Jimmy Nesbitt will deliver the keynote address at the Ireland’s Future event in Dublin.

Head of Ukrainian nuclear power plant ‘kidnapped by Russian forces’
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Head of Ukrainian nuclear power plant ‘kidnapped by Russian forces’

1 hour ago 6,343 Views 5 Comments

State nuclear company Energoatom said Ihor Murashov, director-general of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, was taken on Friday.

Kwarteng defends mini-budget, saying UK Govt had 'no choice' but to do something different
# MARKET MELTDOWN
# MARKET MELTDOWN

Kwarteng defends mini-budget, saying UK Govt had 'no choice' but to do something different

1 hour ago 5,090 Views 7 Comments

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

Search for survivors in Florida goes on as Hurricane Ian hits South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Search for survivors in Florida goes on as Hurricane Ian hits South Carolina

2 hours ago 4,850 Views 0 Comments

At least 30 people have been confirmed dead, including 27 people in Florida.

'There were dark moments along the road. It always makes you appreciate the brighter days'
# Limerick GAA
From The42
# Limerick GAA

'There were dark moments along the road. It always makes you appreciate the brighter days'

2 hours ago 6,820 Views 1 Comment

A new hurling book, Limerick: A Biography in Nine Lives, tells the story of heartbreak and joy.

North Korea fires two missiles as South conducts military drills with US forces
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires two missiles as South conducts military drills with US forces

2 hours ago 3,407 Views 3 Comments

US Vice President Kamala Harris visited South Korea earlier this week.

Civil servants pay cap, abolishing USC and 30% tax band - issues up for debate at FF Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

Civil servants pay cap, abolishing USC and 30% tax band - issues up for debate at FF Ard Fheis

2 hours ago 9,502 Views 24 Comments

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

Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Opinion: This planet is not one we 'own' - it's a resource we share

3 hours ago 2,355 Views 0 Comments

Environmental campaigner Jamie Rohu says we must rethink our relationship with the natural world.

'There's a World Cup next year. I still have ambitions to play for Ireland'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'There's a World Cup next year. I still have ambitions to play for Ireland'

3 hours ago 16,116 Views 10 Comments

James Cronin has made a superb start to life with Leicester but his exit from Munster hurt.

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis price hikes kick in this weekend

3 hours ago 13,325 Views 22 Comments

Increases for Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity customers comes into effect today.

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place
# Cut Through The Noise
# Cut Through The Noise

Boiling down the Budget: Here are all the major changes in one place

10 hours ago 15,960 Views 6 Comments
  • Now that we're a few days past the announcement, it's time to take stock of what the Budget brought, what it means for people, and how the country responded.
  • Here's where you can find everything you need to know about Budget 2023 on The Journal.

Yesterday's News

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia vetoes UN bid against Ukraine annexations as China abstains

Updated 11 hours ago 110,422 Views 116 Comments

Referendums held in the four regions were labelled as a ‘sham’ by the west.

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina
# Hurricane Ian
# Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again in South Carolina

12 hours ago 9,858 Views 3 Comments

Ian left a broad swathe of destruction after it went ashore on Florida’s Gulf Coast as one of the strongest storms ever to hit the US.

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Leinster ride out the storm to escape from Belfast with a seven-point win

12 hours ago 18,829 Views 23 Comments

Ulster lost 20-13 to Leinster in round three of the URC this evening.

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death
# Molly Russell
# Molly Russell

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death

Updated 12 hours ago 39,416 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Walker concluded the 14-year-old died ‘from an act of self-harm while suffering depression and the negative effects of online content’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

13 hours ago 5,206 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

Taoiseach defends Govt housing policy, says O'Brien will remain in role after Cabinet reshuffle

13 hours ago 12,217 Views 64 Comments

The Government is not happy with the record high homelessness figures, Micheál Martin says.

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
# Sabotage
# Sabotage

Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report

Updated 14 hours ago 22,668 Views 49 Comments

The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on the leaks later today.

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE

14 hours ago 19,155 Views 21 Comments

Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Dublin football great Brian Mullins passes away at the age of 68

15 hours ago 52,863 Views 23 Comments

Mullins won four All-Ireland senior medals in Dublin colours.

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
# Regulator
# Regulator

National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015

Updated 15 hours ago 20,263 Views 33 Comments

Some TDs have taken issue with the licensing of the lottery.

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged over Cork incident where six garda vehicles were rammed

16 hours ago 16,616 Views 0 Comments

There were six children present in the van during the alleged incident.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

17 hours ago 25,086 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to The42 over the past seven days?

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051
# Ageing Population
# Ageing Population

Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051

17 hours ago 9,807 Views 19 Comments

The findings are contained in the newly launched Older Persons Information Hub.

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month
# Record Figures
# Record Figures

Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month

Updated 18 hours ago 17,526 Views 43 Comments
  • In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
  • There were also 3,220 children recorded as accessing emergency accommodation.
  • August is the eighth consecutive month where the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has risen.
Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett

18 hours ago 33,593 Views 8 Comments

The 12-year-old was one of five victims of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass
# Courts
# Courts

Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass

18 hours ago 25,417 Views 0 Comments

Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail for a second time by not attending her latest scheduled appearance today.

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Suspected Hutch gang associates searched by armed gardaí after going to Dowdall home

Updated 18 hours ago 25,842 Views 0 Comments

The incident in Dublin yesterday involved three men, all well known to gardaí.

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas
# Big Win
From The42
# Big Win

Crowley impresses at 10 as Emerging Ireland hammer the Griquas

19 hours ago 30,218 Views 14 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side scored eight tries in their opening game in Bloemfontein.

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Planning application submitted for 'ambitious' Dublin Metrolink

19 hours ago 18,508 Views 34 Comments

While the ‘precise’ cost of the project is not yet known, the ‘central’ estimate is €9.5 billion.

Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
# Instagram
# Instagram

Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine

20 hours ago 7,327 Views 4 Comments

The fine was issued following an investigation into the way Instagram handled teenagers’ personal data.

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties
# CycleConnects
# CycleConnects

Public consultation opens for proposals for new cycle networks across 22 counties

21 hours ago 14,559 Views 27 Comments

The cycle networks will form part of the CycleConnects: Ireland’s Cycle Network programme.

Man arrested after car drives through closed gates of Sinn Féin TD's home
# Martin Kenny
# Martin Kenny

Man arrested after car drives through closed gates of Sinn Féin TD's home

Updated 21 hours ago 28,481 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said they were investigating an incident of ‘endangerment’.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

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

21 hours ago 16,910 Views 0 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Russian strike kills 25 people on humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, official says
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Russian strike kills 25 people on humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, official says

Updated 21 hours ago 22,396 Views 15 Comments

The strike took place in the city of Zaporizhzhia.

Trevor Noah to leave The Daily Show
# Trevor Noah
# Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah to leave The Daily Show

21 hours ago 18,101 Views 9 Comments

Noah took over from Jon Stewart in 2015, who hosted the show for 16 years.

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average
# Inflation
# Inflation

Inflation has reached 8.6% since start of 2022, but lower than Eurozone average

Updated 21 hours ago 9,469 Views 10 Comments

The Eurozone average reached to 10% followed a 9.1% rise in August.

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