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Today's News

€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition
# Clare
# Clare

€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition

19 minutes ago 1,800 Views 4 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

36 minutes ago 5,108 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

48 minutes ago 1,626 Views 2 Comments

Dozier was the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced dozens of Motown hits.

LIVE: Shamrock Rovers v Shkupi, Europa League second leg From The42
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LIVE: Shamrock Rovers v Shkupi, Europa League second leg

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72
# RIP
# RIP

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72

1 hour ago 6,951 Views 2 Comments

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

Family and gardaí concerned for welfare of 35-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí concerned for welfare of 35-year-old man missing from Dublin

2 hours ago 13,792 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Fagan has been missing from the Cabinteely area of Dublin since Monday, 8 August.

Explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line

Updated 2 hours ago 15,504 Views 22 Comments

One person died and several others were injured but Russia indicated it was not an attack.

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

2 hours ago 5,406 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 2 hours ago 27,112 Views 0 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

2 hours ago 16,633 Views 36 Comments

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

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far
# Trump
# Trump

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far

3 hours ago 8,450 Views 0 Comments

The FBI searched the premises yesterday.

Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life
# Dry Run Mike
From The42
# Dry Run Mike

Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life

3 hours ago 20,733 Views 5 Comments

‘Mike’ will stream on Hulu and Disney+ later this month, but Tyson was not consulted on, or compensated for, the dramatic depiction of his early years.

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster
# Hot Spell
# Hot Spell

Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster

4 hours ago 65,653 Views 39 Comments

The warning is to stay in place until Sunday morning.

Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports
# Electricity Shortage
# Electricity Shortage

Winter blackout risk to stadium and pitch lighting may result in sports groups getting supports

4 hours ago 10,502 Views 9 Comments

Chief Executive of Sport Ireland Dr Una May says they are conscious that sports bodies could potentially be impacted.

GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement
# Clones
# Clones

GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement

4 hours ago 16,878 Views 0 Comments

GSOC received a referral under the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, from a Garda Superintendent in Monaghan.

Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears
# Ballybunion Tragedy
# Ballybunion Tragedy

Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears

5 hours ago 12,623 Views 0 Comments

Mourners were told of Dessie Byrne’s ‘wicked sense of humour’ and Muriel Eriksson’s ‘loving, caring’ nature.

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?

5 hours ago 10,769 Views 15 Comments

The number of evictions this year has increased significantly, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire

Updated 5 hours ago 14,102 Views 10 Comments

The US Open is expected to be the 23-time grand-slam champion’s final tournament.

Court hears of Giggs' alleged affairs as assault trial continues
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Court hears of Giggs' alleged affairs as assault trial continues

Updated 6 hours ago 21,395 Views 0 Comments

Kate Greville claimed she discovered the former footballer’s affairs shortly before she decided to leave him.

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July

6 hours ago 6,695 Views 23 Comments

Arctic sea ice cover meanwhile was 4% lower than average.

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach handed life ban over sexually inappropriate conduct
# Toni Minichiello
From The42
# Toni Minichiello

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach handed life ban over sexually inappropriate conduct

6 hours ago 13,187 Views 1 Comment

Toni Minichiello has been banned from athletics for life after an investigation.

Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts
# Banking
# Banking

Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts

7 hours ago 9,388 Views 10 Comments

Ulster Bank credit cards will no longer work from March 2023.

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid

Updated 8 hours ago 12,298 Views 21 Comments

Israel agreed to a truce with Palestinian militants in Gaza at the weekend.

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84
# RIP
# RIP

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies at 84

10 hours ago 10,738 Views 4 Comments

He established the Miyake Design Studio in Tokyo in 1970 before making his mark on Paris.

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms
# Anne Heche
# Anne Heche

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms

10 hours ago 43,807 Views 5 Comments

The 53-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident on Friday morning.

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers
# South Korea
# South Korea

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers

10 hours ago 11,444 Views 0 Comments

Six others are missing after the heavy rain hit South Korea’s capital.

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI

Updated 11 hours ago 48,663 Views 99 Comments

The FBI declined to comment on whether the search was happening or what it might be for.

People will be able to leave WhatsApp groups without alerting others under new privacy update
# Group Chat
# Group Chat

People will be able to leave WhatsApp groups without alerting others under new privacy update

11 hours ago 25,218 Views 13 Comments

Users will also be able to hide that they are online as part of the new features.

Poll: What's your favourite Grease song?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's your favourite Grease song?

12 hours ago 20,695 Views 27 Comments

The film’s star Olivia Newton-John has died.

Taiwan accuses China of preparing invasion as it holds defence drill
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan accuses China of preparing invasion as it holds defence drill

13 hours ago 11,499 Views 14 Comments

China launched its largest-ever air and sea exercises around Taiwan last week.

Shamrock Rovers face Shkupi on the cusp of big European achievement - just don't expect to see it on TV
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Shamrock Rovers face Shkupi on the cusp of big European achievement - just don't expect to see it on TV

13 hours ago 21,328 Views 19 Comments

Shamrock Rovers can guarantee group stage football by progressing through the Europa League against Shkupi tonight.

Tributes paid to actress and singer Olivia Newton-John who has died aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to actress and singer Olivia Newton-John who has died aged 73

Updated 13 hours ago 108,396 Views 36 Comments

Newton-John shot to fame playing Sandy in the film Grease.

Owners leaving dogs at shelters citing mental health issues, housing problems and cost of living
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Owners leaving dogs at shelters citing mental health issues, housing problems and cost of living

14 hours ago 25,126 Views 19 Comments

Animals in pounds that can’t be rehomed are often put down.

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn

14 hours ago 19,808 Views 17 Comments

Increase in late-night services across the public transport network is being kept under review, Dept of Transport tells The Journal.

Irish firm working on major State projects attacked by suspected Russian hackers
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Irish firm working on major State projects attacked by suspected Russian hackers

20 hours ago 30,541 Views 0 Comments
  • The malware attack began last month.
  • The Data Protection Commission confirms it is investigating.
  • No data has been leaked online but garda cyber experts are monitoring.

Yesterday's News

Kyiv calls for new sanctions against Russia and a demilitarised zone around nuclear power plant
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Kyiv calls for new sanctions against Russia and a demilitarised zone around nuclear power plant

Updated 21 hours ago 29,401 Views 75 Comments
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency has warned of "the very real risk of a nuclear disaster" from shelling at the Zaporizhzhia plant.
  • The first grain ship to reach its final destination after departing from Ukraine has docked in Turkey.
  • The World Bank announced it was mobilising another $4.5 billion in US-provided financial support for Ukraine.
Experts planning how to rescue malnourished beluga whale from Seine river
# France
# France

Experts planning how to rescue malnourished beluga whale from Seine river

21 hours ago 14,289 Views 4 Comments

The last-ditch bid to save the animal is partly because of fears that the river’s warm water is harming its health.

‘Significant deterioration’ in compliance levels in disability centres
# HIQA
# HIQA

‘Significant deterioration’ in compliance levels in disability centres

22 hours ago 11,550 Views 5 Comments

Information provided to Hiqa revealed there was a marked difference in overall levels of compliance.

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