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Alleged Buffalo supermarket shooter appears in court
# Payton Gendron
# Payton Gendron

Alleged Buffalo supermarket shooter appears in court

11 minutes ago 567 Views 0 Comments

Judge Craig Hannah adjourned the case until June 9 for further proceedings.

Former Garda says he 'hated' being forced to return to work after making bullying complaints
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Garda says he 'hated' being forced to return to work after making bullying complaints

31 minutes ago 2,506 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is hearing from retired Garda Sergeant Paul Barry, formerly of Mitchelstown Garda Station in Co Cork.

Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison

52 minutes ago 1,921 Views 0 Comments

This is day 47 of the trial.

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?

52 minutes ago 515 Views 2 Comments

Listen to find out some of the surprising reasons why.

A Golden Day: Magnificent Broadhurst and O'Rourke claim World Championship double for Ireland
# Stuff Of Legend
From The42
# Stuff Of Legend

A Golden Day: Magnificent Broadhurst and O'Rourke claim World Championship double for Ireland

Updated 1 hour ago 12,231 Views 12 Comments

The Dundalk and Roscommon women join only Katie Taylor, Michael Conlan and Kellie Harrington as World Championship gold medal winners.

George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'
# Freudian Slip
# Freudian Slip

George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'

1 hour ago 10,702 Views 12 Comments

“I mean Ukraine.”

Third round of All-Ireland camogie championships dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion
# Pride Round
From The42
# Pride Round

Third round of All-Ireland camogie championships dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion

Updated 1 hour ago 5,575 Views 1 Comment

The Camogie Association announced the new initiative today.

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?
# Dail Arithmetic
# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?

2 hours ago 6,378 Views 9 Comments

Absolutely not, according to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist

2 hours ago 3,615 Views 0 Comments

The man also denied lying to gardaí when he said he wanted to calm the situation and break up the fight.

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD
# Court
# Court

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD

2 hours ago 5,821 Views 0 Comments

The accused sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban
# Order
# Order

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban

2 hours ago 10,303 Views 11 Comments

The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry.

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs

3 hours ago 4,250 Views 2 Comments

Adenovirus type 41 is under investigation as it typically presents as diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet

3 hours ago 11,412 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the prosecution has three witnesses and CCTV evidence.

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

3 hours ago 16,132 Views 44 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Updated 3 hours ago 5,251 Views 3 Comments

Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp
# Assault
From The42
# Assault

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp

3 hours ago 14,271 Views 16 Comments

30-year-old season ticket holder Robert Biggs has been handed a 24-week sentence.

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo
# Seized
# Seized

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo

4 hours ago 7,371 Views 10 Comments

The contraband represents 80 to 100 slaughtered elephants.

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?

4 hours ago 26,230 Views 12 Comments

The virus usually spreads only in Central and West Africa.

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as Red Cross registers hundreds as prisoners of war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as Red Cross registers hundreds as prisoners of war

Updated 5 hours ago 14,678 Views 5 Comments
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • The US President is set to discuss Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids with the countries' leaders in Washington.
  • Finance ministers from G7 nations will meet in Germany today to try and find a solution for Kyiv's budget troubles.
Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October
# Down The Aisle
# Down The Aisle

Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October

5 hours ago 17,689 Views 9 Comments

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was president in 2003-2010 and leads Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls heading into Brazil’s election in October.

One person injured in Germany school shooting
# Bremerhaven
# Bremerhaven

One person injured in Germany school shooting

5 hours ago 7,315 Views 1 Comment

Police said the suspected gunman has been arrested and is in police custody.

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar
# Brexit
# Brexit

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar

Updated 5 hours ago 52,054 Views 25 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would only affect a few Irish ‘farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks’, Truss allegedly said.

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments

Updated 5 hours ago 21,668 Views 0 Comments

Barrister David Sherborne, representing Coleen Rooney, makes his closing remarks on the final day of the trial.

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
# NMH VOTE
# NMH VOTE

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs

6 hours ago 14,217 Views 52 Comments

The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

6 hours ago 14,544 Views 7 Comments

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home

7 hours ago 9,640 Views 6 Comments

Pensioner Christopher Hall was found in his home by his daughter.

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary
# Dr Oz
# Dr Oz

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary

7 hours ago 21,433 Views 23 Comments

Trump urged Dr Oz, who he has endorsed, to declare victory in Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

7 hours ago 6,200 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

Aviva Stadium to host 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals
# Final Destination
From The42
# Final Destination

Aviva Stadium to host 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals

8 hours ago 20,009 Views 26 Comments

The finals were originally scheduled to be staged at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
# US Courts
# US Courts

'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband

8 hours ago 25,655 Views 0 Comments

Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible

8 hours ago 5,735 Views 7 Comments

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report showed that last year the body dealt with 2,189 complaints in 2021.

One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation
# Operation Brookweed
# Operation Brookweed

One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation

9 hours ago 7,729 Views 0 Comments

A further four men have been released without charge.

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage

9 hours ago 20,871 Views 20 Comments

The shortage has left many parents frantic and fearful their infants may starve.

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues

10 hours ago 10,194 Views 1 Comment

Aaron O’Callaghan and Gareth Shaw — team-mates of the trio at the 2006 European Youths — recount their journey to the top.

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America
# Health
# Health

Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in Europe and North America

11 hours ago 20,952 Views 21 Comments

Britain has confirmed nine cases of the virus since 6 May, and the United States verified its first on Wednesday.

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN chief warns Ukraine war 'amplifying and accelerating' global food insecurity

11 hours ago 4,582 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Guterres said he is “hopeful” a deal will be reached to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports.

'You're really not supposed to use them': Expert critical of sale of metal detectors in supermarket
# Special Offer
# Special Offer

'You're really not supposed to use them': Expert critical of sale of metal detectors in supermarket

12 hours ago 1,449 Views 0 Comments

The items were seen at a leading chain recently.

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland
# Reasearch
# Reasearch

Greater access to clinical trials for teens and young adults as cancer incidence rises in Ireland

12 hours ago 14,260 Views 3 Comments

Around 180-190 people between 16 and 25 years are diagnosed with cancer in Ireland every year.

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