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Today’s News

Coleen Rooney to continue evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Coleen Rooney to continue evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial

9 minutes ago 385 Views 0 Comments

Rooney is defending the libel claim brought by Rebekah Vardy on the basis of truth and public interest.

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?

40 minutes ago 11,503 Views 12 Comments

Children across the country are making their First Communion this month.

Boris Johnson heads for Belfast as he makes promises about power-sharing, language and abortion
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Boris Johnson heads for Belfast as he makes promises about power-sharing, language and abortion

Updated 1 hour ago 9,958 Views 13 Comments

The powersharing institutions in Northern Ireland have been plunged into crisis.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

1 hour ago 5,645 Views 1 Comment

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup

1 hour ago 10,301 Views 4 Comments

The action gets underway this coming weekend.

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

1 hour ago 3,418 Views 8 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge

2 hours ago 2,292 Views 0 Comments

Both men in their 20s, who were arrested on Friday, have been released from Garda custody without charge.

St Vincent's Healthcare Group to appear before Dáil committee after weekend protest over NMH
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

St Vincent's Healthcare Group to appear before Dáil committee after weekend protest over NMH

2 hours ago 3,561 Views 11 Comments

Hundreds of protesters on Saturday called on the Government to ensure the site of the new hospital is fully publicly owned.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

3 hours ago 15,377 Views 6 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes

3 hours ago 6,628 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp is suing his former partner for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

3 hours ago 4,314 Views 1 Comment

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north

4 hours ago 7,259 Views 0 Comments

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

4 hours ago 33,227 Views 36 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools

5 hours ago 6,634 Views 3 Comments

The Department will continue to publish figures on the enrolment of Ukrainian children each month.

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

10 hours ago 20,165 Views 19 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: What European city is this?
# European Cities
# European Cities

Quiz: What European city is this?

13 hours ago 40,337 Views 4 Comments

Do you know your Madrids from your Barcelonas?

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'
# John Kiely
From The42
# John Kiely

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'

13 hours ago 46,028 Views 48 Comments

The Limerick boss said Hegarty is being unfairly targeted by referees.

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

15 hours ago 33,078 Views 10 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

15 hours ago 18,297 Views 27 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

16 hours ago 7,622 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

16 hours ago 32,930 Views 9 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011
# Gallagher's Gang
From The42
# Gallagher's Gang

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011

16 hours ago 22,039 Views 3 Comments

Derry struck three goals in the Athletic Grounds to secure a convincing victory.

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages
# Cheers
# Cheers

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages

16 hours ago 21,809 Views 29 Comments

The three-year course is supported by Solas, the state agency for further education.

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

17 hours ago 29,030 Views 25 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth

17 hours ago 19,105 Views 4 Comments

The crash occurred at the Philipstown junction on the N2 motorway around 12:35pm today.

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

17 hours ago 11,900 Views 9 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store
# New York
# New York

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store

Updated 18 hours ago 69,182 Views 34 Comments

10 people were shot and killed by an alleged teenage white supremacist in an act one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple”.

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report

18 hours ago 14,871 Views 13 Comments

Most of the anti-social problems on public transport were caused typically involved fare evaders, according to an internal presentation.

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham

18 hours ago 29,279 Views 43 Comments

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty to virtually seal the league in a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach
# Famine Commemoration
# Famine Commemoration

Honour Irish famine victims by ending world hunger, says Taoiseach

19 hours ago 7,985 Views 17 Comments

Speaking at the annual Famine Commemoration Ceremony, Micheál Martin noted Ireland’s “bitter past” has spurred it to aid other victims of hunger and poverty.

Connolly double fires Cork to victory against 14-man Waterford
# Rebels Rising
From The42
# Rebels Rising

Connolly double fires Cork to victory against 14-man Waterford

Updated 19 hours ago 26,525 Views 35 Comments

The Rebels picked up their first win of the Munster championship as Austin Gleeson saw red at Walsh Park.

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'No good reason given' as to why NMH could not be transferred to state, says Cullinane

19 hours ago 12,304 Views 38 Comments

Ministers are set to make a final decision on relocating the National Maternity Hospital on Tuesday, following intense scrutiny over the terms of the arrangement with St Vincent’s Healthcare Group.

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia
# NATO
# NATO

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

Updated 19 hours ago 28,945 Views 30 Comments

NATO Jens Stoltenberg has said Ukraine can win the war against Russia.

Three men injured in car crash in Galway
# Appeal
# Appeal

Three men injured in car crash in Galway

20 hours ago 25,202 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral

21 hours ago 10,920 Views 17 Comments

The annual demonstrations across the occupied West Bank, annexed east Jerusalem and inside Israel came with tensions high over the killing of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting
# Russia
# Russia

Finland announces 'historic' Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meeting

21 hours ago 12,268 Views 3 Comments

The move is a stunning reversal of Finland’s policy on military non-alignment dating back more than 75 years.

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl
# Bruff
# Bruff

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl

22 hours ago 26,756 Views 0 Comments

The girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a male who is also a minor.

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak

22 hours ago 13,194 Views 13 Comments

North Korea has no Covid vaccines, antiviral treatment drugs or mass-testing capacity.

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated 23 hours ago 32,784 Views 44 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

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