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Iran abolishes morality police after months of protests triggered by arrest of Mahsa Amini
# Iran
# Iran

Iran abolishes morality police after months of protests triggered by arrest of Mahsa Amini

9 minutes ago 547 Views 1 Comment

The morality police were established to “spread the culture of modesty and hijab”.

Brighter prospects ahead as Ukraine fighting running at 'reduced tempo' - US intelligence chief
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Brighter prospects ahead as Ukraine fighting running at 'reduced tempo' - US intelligence chief

56 minutes ago 2,408 Views 0 Comments

In his nightly address yesterday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attacked Western efforts to hit Russia’s crucial oil industry.

Poll: Are you volunteering or donating to charity this Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you volunteering or donating to charity this Christmas?

1 hour ago 5,527 Views 10 Comments

Will you be giving the gift of giving this year?

The ex-Ireland international who refuses to watch the 2022 World Cup
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

The ex-Ireland international who refuses to watch the 2022 World Cup

2 hours ago 17,022 Views 4 Comments

Jackie McCarthy-O’Brien on a career spent battling prejudice.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Underpaid and overworked: The serious allegations by migrant fishers to the WRC
# Fishing Industry
# Fishing Industry

Underpaid and overworked: The serious allegations by migrant fishers to the WRC

2 hours ago 3,868 Views 0 Comments
  • Analysis of cases heard by Workplace Relations Commission paint grim picture
  • Fishers took cases against vessel owners, with some awarded thousands in compensation
  • Findings include 72-hour working weeks, forging of mandatory employment records and unfair dismissal
Indonesia’s Mount Semeru volcano unleashes rivers of lava and gas clouds in latest eruption
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru volcano unleashes rivers of lava and gas clouds in latest eruption

2 hours ago 3,980 Views 1 Comment

Semeru, also known as Mahameru, has erupted numerous times in the last 200 years.

Israel carries out air strikes on Gaza after rocket fired from Palestinian enclave
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel carries out air strikes on Gaza after rocket fired from Palestinian enclave

Updated 2 hours ago 4,756 Views 7 Comments

There was no immediate claim for the attack, the first in a month according to the army.

Sitdown Sunday: Hollywood's latest troubling diet craze
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Hollywood's latest troubling diet craze

3 hours ago 10,185 Views 2 Comments

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

FedEx driver arrested on suspicion of murdering girl (7) after delivering to her Texas home
# Athena Strand
# Athena Strand

FedEx driver arrested on suspicion of murdering girl (7) after delivering to her Texas home

3 hours ago 18,455 Views 0 Comments

The girl was found dead two days after being reported missing.

Opinion: The poor state of public services in Ireland is not the fault of refugees
# Protests
# Protests

Opinion: The poor state of public services in Ireland is not the fault of refugees

3 hours ago 8,155 Views 16 Comments

Fillipe Lopes is a filmmaker and activist who works with the Immigrant Council of Ireland – he says we must work together to help all refugees.

'There have been times where I thought I might never play for Ireland again'
# Clutch
From The42
# Clutch

'There have been times where I thought I might never play for Ireland again'

4 hours ago 16,691 Views 13 Comments

Ross Byrne has reignited his Test career and continues to be a key man in Leinster.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the fourth episode of our documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the fourth episode of our documentary series here

Updated 4 hours ago 9,599 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: Many survivors felt as though the Mother and Baby Homes Commission was a chance for society to learn what truly happened in these institutions. But it fell short of offering the closure many needed, leading experts to ask: how?

Warning that lack of specialist doctors tending Irish soldiers could result in missed diagnoses
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Warning that lack of specialist doctors tending Irish soldiers could result in missed diagnoses

4 hours ago 5,394 Views 2 Comments

Dr Paddy Kelly has warned of chronic under-resourcing of military medicine in Ireland.

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The community that wouldn't die - 90 years without a home, 60 minutes from a Leinster title
# Ups And Downs
From The42
# Ups And Downs

The community that wouldn't die - 90 years without a home, 60 minutes from a Leinster title

4 hours ago 16,450 Views 5 Comments

No one gives The Downs a chance against Dublin giants Kilamcud Crokes today but this rural club has been defying the odds throughout their history.

'Who paid for my flight? Who gave permission to take me out of England?'
# Redacted Lives
# Redacted Lives

'Who paid for my flight? Who gave permission to take me out of England?'

12 hours ago 34,996 Views 0 Comments
  • Terri Harrison was taken from England to Ireland against her will in 1973 because she was pregnant and unmarried
  • She was forced into two different mother and baby institutions and her son was adopted without her consent
  • Decades later, she is still searching for answers, Órla Ryan reports

Yesterday's News

Football legend Pele says he is ‘strong with a lot of hope’ amid health concerns
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Football legend Pele says he is ‘strong with a lot of hope’ amid health concerns

Updated 13 hours ago 34,648 Views 16 Comments

The 82-year-old has been receiving treatment for colon cancer, having undergone surgery to remove a tumour during September 2021.

Fourteen-man Leinster storm back in second half to claim bonus-point win over Ulster
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Fourteen-man Leinster storm back in second half to claim bonus-point win over Ulster

14 hours ago 33,157 Views 54 Comments

The hosts were 22-3 behind but scored 35 consecutive points on either side of the break to sensationally turn the game on its head.

QUIZ: How well do you know the films of Ben Stiller?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

QUIZ: How well do you know the films of Ben Stiller?

14 hours ago 25,686 Views 12 Comments

Have you ever wondered if there was more to life, other than being really, really, ridiculously good looking?

Messi magnificent as Argentina hold on to beat Australia
# The Dream Survives
From The42
# The Dream Survives

Messi magnificent as Argentina hold on to beat Australia

14 hours ago 34,237 Views 51 Comments

Messi scored the opening goal as his side advanced to a quarter-final meeting with the Netherlands.

Opinion: Consent matters whether you've just met or you've been together for years
# Red Flags
# Red Flags

Opinion: Consent matters whether you've just met or you've been together for years

15 hours ago 13,705 Views 13 Comments

Dr Caroline West says we know about ‘red flags’ in relation to consent, but it’s worth thinking about ‘green flags’, the signs that work.

'It's nostalgia - it's like no other radio station I've ever been on': Inside Christmas FM
# Behind The Tinsel
# Behind The Tinsel

'It's nostalgia - it's like no other radio station I've ever been on': Inside Christmas FM

16 hours ago 15,273 Views 7 Comments

The staple of Irish Christmas listening is in its fifteenth year — and has a new studio.

Zelenskyy criticises $60 price cap level on Russian oil as 'not serious'
# Russia
# Russia

Zelenskyy criticises $60 price cap level on Russian oil as 'not serious'

Updated 16 hours ago 47,363 Views 31 Comments

The price cap will come into effect with an EU embargo on Russian crude oil from Monday.

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

Here's what happened today: Saturday

16 hours ago 5,843 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Brilliant Ballygunner reign in Munster again as Tony Kelly hits 0-11 for Ballyea
# The Gunners
From The42
# The Gunners

Brilliant Ballygunner reign in Munster again as Tony Kelly hits 0-11 for Ballyea

19 hours ago 30,340 Views 0 Comments

Nine points separated the teams in Semple Stadium.

Man murdered in shooting outside his home in Newry named as Mark Lovell
# Co Down
# Co Down

Man murdered in shooting outside his home in Newry named as Mark Lovell

Updated 19 hours ago 24,387 Views 4 Comments

Detectives from the Police Service Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation.

Protest-hit Iran says it is reviewing mandatory headscarf law
# Iran
# Iran

Protest-hit Iran says it is reviewing mandatory headscarf law

Updated 19 hours ago 20,504 Views 25 Comments

Protests have swept Iran since the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, who was arrested by the morality police for allegedly flouting the sharia-based law.

Ukraine detains eight people over Banksy mural theft
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine detains eight people over Banksy mural theft

20 hours ago 21,603 Views 5 Comments

The stencil image of a person in a nightgown and gas mask holding a fire extinguisher went missing yesterday, authorities said.

China eases Covid curbs with some cities no longer requiring negative tests for public transport
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

China eases Covid curbs with some cities no longer requiring negative tests for public transport

20 hours ago 5,954 Views 2 Comments

The transport restrictions in Shenzhen and Beijing were eased.

More from Northern Ireland support staying in UK over Irish unity, poll shows
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More from Northern Ireland support staying in UK over Irish unity, poll shows

21 hours ago 21,797 Views 67 Comments

The Irish Times opinion poll showed large support for unity in the Republic.

Renewed appeal for information ahead of 22nd anniversary of murder of Sandra Collins
# Sandra Collins
# Sandra Collins

Renewed appeal for information ahead of 22nd anniversary of murder of Sandra Collins

23 hours ago 16,909 Views 0 Comments

Collins was last sighted on the night of Monday, 4 December 2000.

UK and Greece in 'secret talks' over possible return of ancient sculptures
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

UK and Greece in 'secret talks' over possible return of ancient sculptures

23 hours ago 14,318 Views 26 Comments

The Parthenon Marbles were taken from the Parthenon temple in Athens in the early 19th century.

Volcanic lava approaches key road on Hawaii’s Big Island
# Hawaii
# Hawaii

Volcanic lava approaches key road on Hawaii’s Big Island

Sat 12:00 PM 12,018 Views 0 Comments

The molten rock could make the road impassable and force drivers to find alternate coastal routes in the north and south.

US unveils its new stealth bomber as tensions with China rise
# B21 Raider
# B21 Raider

US unveils its new stealth bomber as tensions with China rise

Sat 11:31 AM 29,212 Views 36 Comments

Almost every aspect of the programme is classified.

Poll: Do you still send SMS text messages?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you still send SMS text messages?

Sat 10:57 AM 47,896 Views 38 Comments

The first text message was sent 30 years ago today.

Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein’s Los Angeles trial
# Court
# Court

Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein’s Los Angeles trial

Sat 9:54 AM 7,695 Views 0 Comments

The jury trying the former Hollywood mogul heard from 49 witness in more than four weeks of evidence.

Ukrainian charity worker speaks of colleagues deaths in missile attack
# Andriy Klepikov
# Andriy Klepikov

Ukrainian charity worker speaks of colleagues deaths in missile attack

Sat 9:30 AM 6,832 Views 0 Comments

Andriy Klepikov is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Public Health in Ukraine and in Dublin to deliver a lecture and meet a Dáil committee.

Do you agree with our World Cup team of the tournament so far?
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Do you agree with our World Cup team of the tournament so far?

Sat 9:00 AM 37,849 Views 29 Comments

France’s Kylian Mbappe and others who have stood out.

Macron and Musk meet for ‘honest discussion’ amid Twitter hate speech concerns
# Twitter
# Twitter

Macron and Musk meet for ‘honest discussion’ amid Twitter hate speech concerns

Sat 9:00 AM 11,016 Views 2 Comments

The French leader criticised the billionaire the day prior over Twitter’s relaxation of content moderation policies.

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