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Irish Army captain: dangers of live fire exercise an increased risk due to staffing shortfalls
# Strategic Risk
# Strategic Risk

Irish Army captain: dangers of live fire exercise an increased risk due to staffing shortfalls

1 hour ago 977 Views 2 Comments

Capt Karl Muckian said that such is the shortfall that the issue should be added to the strategic risk register.

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Quiz: How much do you know about the UNESCO World Heritage Site list?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the UNESCO World Heritage Site list?

3 hours ago 10,425 Views 2 Comments

Test yourself!

England ease past Senegal to set up defining World Cup quarter-final with France
# Three And Easy
From The42
# Three And Easy

England ease past Senegal to set up defining World Cup quarter-final with France

4 hours ago 21,113 Views 30 Comments

England overcame a sluggish start to win 3-0.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

4 hours ago 4,758 Views 0 Comments

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

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Opec maintains oil targets amid uncertainty over Russian sanctions
# Oil
# Oil

Opec maintains oil targets amid uncertainty over Russian sanctions

4 hours ago 6,907 Views 2 Comments

The decision was made at a meeting of oil ministers a day ahead of the planned start of two measures designed to hit Russia’s oil earnings.

Shane Walsh delivers another stunning Croke Park cameo to leave with smile on face
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Shane Walsh delivers another stunning Croke Park cameo to leave with smile on face

5 hours ago 21,390 Views 5 Comments

The Galway intercounty star struck nine points to help Kilmacud Crokes triumph over The Downs in the Leinster club SFC final.

Money Diaries: A lawyer on €130K living on the west coast
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A lawyer on €130K living on the west coast

5 hours ago 34,878 Views 16 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying life in Ireland but the cost of living may dictate where they buy a home.

Donald Trump rebuked for call to suspend constitution over election
# Backlash
# Backlash

Donald Trump rebuked for call to suspend constitution over election

5 hours ago 22,892 Views 19 Comments

The former US president made his remarks on his Truth Social media platform.

As it happened: England v Senegal, World Cup Round of 16 From The42
Live 5 hours ago

As it happened: England v Senegal, World Cup Round of 16

At least nine dead after flash flood in South Africa
# Johannesburg
# Johannesburg

At least nine dead after flash flood in South Africa

7 hours ago 6,791 Views 0 Comments

Those killed were all part of a congregation conducting religious rituals along the Jukskei river in Johannesburg, officials said.

Final cost of National Children’s Hospital ‘may not be known for years’
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Final cost of National Children’s Hospital ‘may not be known for years’

7 hours ago 14,257 Views 39 Comments

Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall said there seemed to be a “perennial problem” in Ireland with delivering major infrastructure projects.

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 8 hours ago 11,510 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?

Olivier Giroud makes history as France progress to World Cup quarters
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Olivier Giroud makes history as France progress to World Cup quarters

8 hours ago 25,677 Views 9 Comments

Didier Deschamps’ side were too good for Poland as the former Arsenal striker broke Thierry Henry’s record.

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

Updated 8 hours ago 23,838 Views 26 Comments

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

Over 3,000 taxi licences currently inactive as industry struggles to recruit drivers
# Taxi Industry
# Taxi Industry

Over 3,000 taxi licences currently inactive as industry struggles to recruit drivers

8 hours ago 15,566 Views 34 Comments

National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said the number of drivers returning to the industry is around 10% less compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after six-month mission
# Space Exploration
# Space Exploration

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after six-month mission

9 hours ago 8,192 Views 3 Comments

The capsule carrying the trio touched down at a landing site in the Gobi Desert in northern China.

Man charged with rape of 21-year-old woman who was found hypothermic in derelict house
# Cork
# Cork

Man charged with rape of 21-year-old woman who was found hypothermic in derelict house

10 hours ago 39,687 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old man appeared before a special sitting of Bandon District Court in west Cork yesterday.

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru volcano erupts, forcing thousands to flee
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru volcano erupts, forcing thousands to flee

Updated 10 hours ago 13,344 Views 2 Comments

Semeru last erupted exactly one year ago, killing at least 51 people.

1,700 seals found dead along Caspian coast in southern Russia
# Seals
# Seals

1,700 seals found dead along Caspian coast in southern Russia

11 hours ago 23,724 Views 11 Comments

Authorities in the province of Dagestan said it remained unclear what had caused the animals’ deaths.

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

11 hours ago 22,295 Views 40 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.

Tories will act against MP facing rape allegations if police open investigation, party chair says
# UK
# UK

Tories will act against MP facing rape allegations if police open investigation, party chair says

12 hours ago 13,547 Views 0 Comments

Nadhim Zahawi said he has commissioned independent legal advice after allegations were reported to the police.

Hail, sleet and snow on the way with winter weather advisory in place for the week ahead
# Wrap Up Warm
# Wrap Up Warm

Hail, sleet and snow on the way with winter weather advisory in place for the week ahead

12 hours ago 58,688 Views 8 Comments

Updates with potential warnings are to be issued by Met Éireann in the coming days.

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

Updated 12 hours ago 13,084 Views 8 Comments

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

Wenger: Teams benefitted from prioritising football over 'political demonstration'
# Stick To Sport
From The42
# Stick To Sport

Wenger: Teams benefitted from prioritising football over 'political demonstration'

12 hours ago 14,584 Views 12 Comments

Wenger also spoke in favour of the World Cup’s expansion to 48 teams though said a final format has not yet been decided.

Call to deliver global deal for nature at UN biodiversity conference
# COP15
# COP15

Call to deliver global deal for nature at UN biodiversity conference

12 hours ago 2,709 Views 0 Comments

Cop15 talks kick off in Montreal this week, with pressure on to strike an historic deal to reverse nature declines.

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

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

14 hours ago 18,633 Views 24 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

15 hours ago 45,124 Views 11 Comments

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

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

15 hours ago 9,509 Views 2 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
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 15 hours ago 8,175 Views 8 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

16 hours ago 18,356 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

16 hours ago 32,788 Views 0 Comments

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

'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'

17 hours ago 28,588 Views 18 Comments

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

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

17 hours ago 9,487 Views 4 Comments

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

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

17 hours ago 26,416 Views 6 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.

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'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?'

Sun 12:05 AM 43,947 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

Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

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 Sat 10:57 PM 37,993 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

Sat 10:08 PM 39,388 Views 64 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?

Sat 10:00 PM 31,609 Views 12 Comments

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

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