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Family and gardaí concerned for well-being of 47-year-old woman missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí concerned for well-being of 47-year-old woman missing from Dublin

3 minutes ago 187 Views 0 Comments

Suzanne Rossiter was last seen in the Kilmacud area of Dundrum in Dublin 14 on 5 August.

Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath
# Rollies
# Rollies

Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath

31 minutes ago 1,728 Views 1 Comment

The 2,500 kilogrammes had a retail value of over €1.7 million.

No immediate risk of blackouts as two system alerts issued by EirGrid in last 24 hours
# Amber Alert
# Amber Alert

No immediate risk of blackouts as two system alerts issued by EirGrid in last 24 hours

Updated 36 minutes ago 8,760 Views 20 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said that the Government was acting to prevent blackouts from occurring this winter.

Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid
# Sad End
# Sad End

Ailing beluga whale stranded in French river put down during last-ditch rescue bid

Updated 41 minutes ago 16,454 Views 4 Comments

The fate of the whale captured the hearts of people across the world since it was first spotted in the highly unusual habitat.

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar

52 minutes ago 4,545 Views 8 Comments

The Tánaiste says it wouldn’t be fair to give a tax break to landlords if renters didn’t get something in the budget.

IRFU bans transgender women from contact female rugby
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

IRFU bans transgender women from contact female rugby

1 hour ago 5,839 Views 0 Comments

The association have argued that its decision to limit involvement to players recorded as female at birth is ‘based on medical and scientific evidence’.

Redevelopment of historic Dublin fruit and veg market opens for tender after three year delay
# St Mary’s Lane
# St Mary’s Lane

Redevelopment of historic Dublin fruit and veg market opens for tender after three year delay

1 hour ago 5,061 Views 3 Comments

The impressive city centre market has been empty since 2019 and has fallen victim to vandalism.

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
# Cost Of Living Crisis
# Cost Of Living Crisis

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023

1 hour ago 15,768 Views 32 Comments

A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.

Donald Trump says he will give evidence in New York investigation
# Trump
# Trump

Donald Trump says he will give evidence in New York investigation

Updated 2 hours ago 23,283 Views 45 Comments

The civil probe into his dealings as a real estate mogul is separate to the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago estate.

Syringe analysis shows increase in methamphetamine use and cocaine-heroin mixture

Syringe analysis shows increase in methamphetamine use and cocaine-heroin mixture

2 hours ago 4,419 Views 1 Comment

Heroin was present in nearly all samples, with cocaine in close to 90%.

Ukraine says nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in Crimea blasts
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukraine says nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in Crimea blasts

3 hours ago 11,158 Views 12 Comments

It comes amid speculation the blasts were the result of a Ukrainian attack that would represent a significant escalation in the war.

Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning
# Weather
# Weather

Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning

3 hours ago 4,989 Views 2 Comments

The warning will be valid from midday tomorrow and will run until Sunday at 6am.

Open champion Smith refuses to be drawn on reports of $100m LIV Golf switch
# Tour
From The42
# Tour

Open champion Smith refuses to be drawn on reports of $100m LIV Golf switch

4 hours ago 16,013 Views 18 Comments

Fellow Australian Cameron Percy had indicated Smith was set to join the rebel tour.

Murder investigation launched in UK as Irish man killed in a fight at holiday park
# Michael McDonagh
# Michael McDonagh

Murder investigation launched in UK as Irish man killed in a fight at holiday park

4 hours ago 32,912 Views 0 Comments

Michael McDonagh was pronounced dead at the scene in a largescale seaside caravan park.

Belfast Primark to reopen in November after refurbishment due to fire
# Penneys
# Penneys

Belfast Primark to reopen in November after refurbishment due to fire

4 hours ago 5,393 Views 0 Comments

The store will be 76% bigger than it was previously and a new fifth floor will open.

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool

5 hours ago 32,896 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is ready to provide consular assistance to the man’s family who live in the area.

The Snowman creator Raymond Briggs dies aged 88
# The Snowman
# The Snowman

The Snowman creator Raymond Briggs dies aged 88

6 hours ago 9,146 Views 8 Comments

He was also behind other children’s books such as Father Christmas and Fungus The Bogeyman.

Police kill knife-wielding homeless man at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport
# Paris
# Paris

Police kill knife-wielding homeless man at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport

6 hours ago 15,011 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred early this morning.

15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve

7 hours ago 23,821 Views 25 Comments

Night-time restrictions have been introduced in some areas to ensure water supplies keep flowing.

Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever been to the Puck Fair?

7 hours ago 21,575 Views 61 Comments

Ireland’s oldest festival begins today.

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, legal filings show
# Tesla
# Tesla

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, legal filings show

8 hours ago 20,127 Views 9 Comments

Musk and Twitter are in a legal battle over his effort to walk away from the April agreement to buy the company.

How Noteworthy is tackling inequity by giving a platform to unheard voices
# Social Justice
# Social Justice

How Noteworthy is tackling inequity by giving a platform to unheard voices

9 hours ago 4,445 Views 3 Comments

Social justice has been a focus of investigative platform Noteworthy since its inception over three years ago.

Russia 'damaging' nuclear plant by trying to connect it to Crimea, says Ukrainian energy operator
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russia 'damaging' nuclear plant by trying to connect it to Crimea, says Ukrainian energy operator

9 hours ago 12,374 Views 2 Comments

Zaporizhzhia is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe and was occupied by Russia early in its invasion.

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster
# Booster Vaccines
# Booster Vaccines

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster

9 hours ago 17,533 Views 23 Comments

The HSE said appointments will be available from Monday.

Average text scam costs victims €1,700 as new campaign warns of bank switch con
# Fraud
# Fraud

Average text scam costs victims €1,700 as new campaign warns of bank switch con

9 hours ago 12,106 Views 6 Comments

The average invoice fraud cost Irish businesses €14k.

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties
# Daft Rent Report
# Daft Rent Report

Rent increases hit new high due to 'unprecedented' scarcity of properties

10 hours ago 17,535 Views 44 Comments

The average rent in Ireland is over 12% more expensive than the same time last year.

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'
# The Morning Lead
# The Morning Lead

Some Irish soldiers 'refused entry to US after peacekeeping duties'

16 hours ago 59,886 Views 19 Comments

The issue has been raised with the US authorities by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Yesterday's News

'Serious questions need to be asked' - Rovers boss Bradley hits out at 'unacceptable' flight chaos
# Plane Speaking
From The42
# Plane Speaking

'Serious questions need to be asked' - Rovers boss Bradley hits out at 'unacceptable' flight chaos

16 hours ago 48,688 Views 31 Comments

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley is frustrated at the ongoing troubles Irish sides are having in securing charter flights to European games.

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till

17 hours ago 25,686 Views 0 Comments

The jury determined there was insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham on charges of kidnapping and manslaughter.

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race

17 hours ago 4,150 Views 0 Comments

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under two-term President Uhuru Kenyatta.

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

One killed as explosions hit airbase in Russia-controlled Crimea, 200km from front line

18 hours ago 31,571 Views 38 Comments

The defence ministry said it was looking to establish the reason for the explosions but indicated the airfield was not targeted in an attack.

Shamrock Rovers beat Shkupi to guarantee European group stage football
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Shamrock Rovers beat Shkupi to guarantee European group stage football

18 hours ago 26,109 Views 27 Comments

A 2-1 win away from home means Rovers will face Ferencvaros for a spot in the Europa League, with a spot in the Conference League guaranteed.

‘Primary suspect’ held over killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico
# Albuquerque
# Albuquerque

‘Primary suspect’ held over killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico

18 hours ago 11,571 Views 0 Comments

Four people, three originally from Pakistan and one from Afghanistan, have been killed.

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Cork since July
# Peter O'loughlin
# Peter O'loughlin

Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Cork since July

19 hours ago 15,421 Views 0 Comments

Peter has been missing from his home at Lee Road, Cork, since Monday 4 July.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

19 hours ago 6,259 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

20 hours ago 28,750 Views 64 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

20 hours ago 34,142 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

20 hours ago 9,020 Views 4 Comments

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

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

The Pogues’ bass player Darryl Hunt dies aged 72

21 hours ago 19,175 Views 4 Comments

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

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