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Three charged in prison death of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

Three charged in prison death of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger

20 minutes ago 2,918 Views 1 Comment

The 89-year-old was serving out a life sentence for a string of brutal crimes when he was attacked and killed.

Any damage to Ukraine nuclear plant would be 'suicide', says UN Secretary General
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Any damage to Ukraine nuclear plant would be 'suicide', says UN Secretary General

34 minutes ago 1,230 Views 5 Comments

Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of targeting Europe’s nuclear plant, which Russia seized last March.

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste

57 minutes ago 4,647 Views 11 Comments

In an exclusive interview, Leo Varadkar also indicated the minimum wage is to increase.

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Man charged with murder of Irishman Thomas O’Halloran (87) in London
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged with murder of Irishman Thomas O’Halloran (87) in London

1 hour ago 10,904 Views 0 Comments

Thomas O’Halloran was stabbed in London earlier this week.

Appeal lodged over development of €100 million solar farm near Punchestown Racecourse
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Appeal lodged over development of €100 million solar farm near Punchestown Racecourse

1 hour ago 6,924 Views 10 Comments

There had previously been objections from multiple stakeholders in the horseracing industry.

Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'
# Climate Catastrophe
# Climate Catastrophe

Opinion: 'Our animals used to feed us, but now we feed them - they are dying and we are next'

1 hour ago 4,793 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Paul O’Brien documents the suffering of those Somaliland on the front line of climate change.

Varadkar: 'There's a feeling in the gay community that homophobic attacks are on the rise'
# Interview
# Interview

Varadkar: 'There's a feeling in the gay community that homophobic attacks are on the rise'

8 hours ago 13,855 Views 27 Comments
  • Varadkar said 'based on what I have read, I believe that the attack on the bus was inspired by homophobic feelings'.
  • Existing laws on incitement to hatred were written for a different time, he says.
  • If you're gay or lesbian, Ireland is still probably one of the best countries in the world to live in, says the Tánaiste.

Yesterday's News

High temperatures and drought blamed for dozens of cow poisoning deaths in Italy
# Italy
# Italy

High temperatures and drought blamed for dozens of cow poisoning deaths in Italy

9 hours ago 12,997 Views 5 Comments

The Piedmontese cattle on the farm in Sommariva del Bosco, near Turin in northwest Italy, died suddenly due to acute prussic acid poisoning.

The former Brian Dillon's man taking on Britain's rising star on the Usyk-Joshua undercard
# Small World
From The42
# Small World

The former Brian Dillon's man taking on Britain's rising star on the Usyk-Joshua undercard

10 hours ago 11,430 Views 0 Comments

Petar Nosic has swapped the phone in Abtran for a place on one of the world’s biggest sporting stages this Saturday.

Here's what happened today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Thursday

10 hours ago 5,946 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

'She’s 36. She’s allowed to party': Varadkar defends Finland PM after dancing party video leak
# 24HR PARTY PM
# 24HR PARTY PM

'She’s 36. She’s allowed to party': Varadkar defends Finland PM after dancing party video leak

Updated 11 hours ago 91,576 Views 96 Comments

A video posted on social media showed six people, including Sanna Marin, dancing and mimicking a song.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

11 hours ago 10,567 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Have you seen Alannah? 13-year-old missing from Dublin since yesterday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Alannah? 13-year-old missing from Dublin since yesterday

12 hours ago 17,266 Views 0 Comments

Anyone with any information that can assist Gardaí is asked to contact Blackrock Garda Station on 01 666 5200

Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder or assault
# Satanic Verses
# Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder or assault

12 hours ago 8,348 Views 6 Comments

Rushdie’s condition remains serious but the 75-year-old has shown signs of improvement, and he has been taken off a ventilator.

Chastening night for Shamrock Rovers as they are outclassed by Hungarian side Ferencvaros
# Loi In Europe
From The42
# Loi In Europe

Chastening night for Shamrock Rovers as they are outclassed by Hungarian side Ferencvaros

12 hours ago 26,753 Views 42 Comments

Stephen Bradley’s side were hammered 4-0 in Budapest in tonight’s Europa League play-off.

Accused in Athlone stag party assault death case is refused bail
# Court
# Court

Accused in Athlone stag party assault death case is refused bail

12 hours ago 22,297 Views 0 Comments

Paul ‘Babs’ Connolly was injured in an incident on Saturday night while attending a stag party.

Family call for change of Garda policy on access to accident scenes following son's death
# Courts
# Courts

Family call for change of Garda policy on access to accident scenes following son's death

12 hours ago 24,984 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s made it more difficult to understand how the accident happened,’ the boy’s father said.

Zelenskyy rules out any 'peace' with Russia unless troops withdraw
# Lviv
# Lviv

Zelenskyy rules out any 'peace' with Russia unless troops withdraw

Updated 13 hours ago 20,287 Views 21 Comments

Zelenskyy met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President Erdogan today.

As it happened: Ferencvaros v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League qualifying From The42
Live 14 hours ago

As it happened: Ferencvaros v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League qualifying

FF junior minister Robert Troy amends his register of interests after undeclared property sale
# SIPO
# SIPO

FF junior minister Robert Troy amends his register of interests after undeclared property sale

Updated 15 hours ago 17,944 Views 0 Comments

In declarations for 2018 and 2020 respectively, he has added the sale of two properties.

Opinion: 'I'm vision impaired, so every step I take brings a potential surprise'
# Clear Our Paths
# Clear Our Paths

Opinion: 'I'm vision impaired, so every step I take brings a potential surprise'

Updated 15 hours ago 10,509 Views 5 Comments

Tabitha Kenlon says she feels like she’s in a video game while dodging protruding bicycles, untidy cafe furniture and illegally parked cars.

Two men arrested for assault in Arklow
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Two men arrested for assault in Arklow

16 hours ago 13,421 Views 2 Comments

At approximately 2:30am on 2 August, Gardaí were alerted to an assault in the Ashfield estate area.

Giggs denies headbutting ex during argument on second day of cross-examination
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Giggs denies headbutting ex during argument on second day of cross-examination

16 hours ago 10,929 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star returned to the witness box for a second day of cross-examination by the prosecution.

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns
# Crash
# Crash

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns

16 hours ago 26,037 Views 0 Comments

Heche’s vehicle collided with a residence in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles and became “engulfed in flames”.

Man arrested in connection with murder of Miriam Burns (75) released without charge
# Killarney
# Killarney

Man arrested in connection with murder of Miriam Burns (75) released without charge

17 hours ago 28,268 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found on Monday afternoon at her home in Ardshanavooley, Killarney.

Have you seen Charli and Ruby? 15 year old twins missing from Wexford
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Charli and Ruby? 15 year old twins missing from Wexford

17 hours ago 31,676 Views 0 Comments

Both Charli and Ruby are known to frequent the Blanchardstown area of Dublin.

Bono and Bob Geldof performed sing-song for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on French Riviera
# With Or Without You
# With Or Without You

Bono and Bob Geldof performed sing-song for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on French Riviera

17 hours ago 49,946 Views 19 Comments

The scene is recounted in a new memoir by former White House advisor Kushner.

Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Donnelly announces monkeypox advisory group headed by CMO

Updated 17 hours ago 15,305 Views 18 Comments

Last month the World Health Organization announced that the outbreak is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London
# THOMAS O HALLORAN
# THOMAS O HALLORAN

Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London

18 hours ago 16,701 Views 0 Comments

A verified online fundraiser has been set up to pay for Mr O’Halloran’s funeral expenses, with over €2,500 (£2,165) raised so far.

Man arrested for knifepoint robbery of south Dublin shop
# Kimmage
# Kimmage

Man arrested for knifepoint robbery of south Dublin shop

19 hours ago 23,411 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested this morning in Crumlin.

Man (44) missing from south Dublin since last Friday
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Man (44) missing from south Dublin since last Friday

19 hours ago 22,776 Views 2 Comments

Andriy Kynash is approximately 6 foot 2 inches in height with a thin build and shaved grey hair.

'He’d be a 9/10 or a 2/10, but he's become that 7/10 player you need'
# Development
From The42
# Development

'He’d be a 9/10 or a 2/10, but he's become that 7/10 player you need'

20 hours ago 18,180 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Bradley has hailed Dylan Watts’ improvement ahead of Shamrock Rovers’ clash with Ferencvaros.

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic
# Safer Nightlife
# Safer Nightlife

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic

20 hours ago 21,140 Views 100 Comments

It’s part of the HSE ‘Safer Nightlife’ harm reduction campaign.

People aged 55 and over can now get another Covid-19 booster dose
# Covid Booster
# Covid Booster

People aged 55 and over can now get another Covid-19 booster dose

20 hours ago 24,391 Views 7 Comments

People who are more than 16 weeks pregnant are also now invited to book their next booster.

Bumblebee wings show stress of climate change on insect, says study
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bumblebee wings show stress of climate change on insect, says study

20 hours ago 15,324 Views 14 Comments

Scientists from Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum have published two papers analysing UK bumblebee populations.

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much do you pay a month in rent?

21 hours ago 51,235 Views 57 Comments

Additional help for renters might feature in September’s Budget.

Salman Rushdie’s attacker ‘surprised’ to learn of the author’s survival
# Salman Rushdie
# Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie’s attacker ‘surprised’ to learn of the author’s survival

22 hours ago 24,809 Views 29 Comments

Hadi Matar said Rushdie was ‘someone who attacked Islam’ but did not confirm that his actions were driven by Iran’s fatwa.

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