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Adopted people 'disgusted' and 'distraught' they might not get their records until autumn 2023
# AAI
# AAI

Adopted people 'disgusted' and 'distraught' they might not get their records until autumn 2023

Updated 41 minutes ago 12,430 Views 4 Comments

The AAI wrote to people today, confirming further delays.

Met Éireann warn of treacherous conditions amid freezing fog and icy roads
# Icy Weather
# Icy Weather

Met Éireann warn of treacherous conditions amid freezing fog and icy roads

Updated 1 hour ago 18,300 Views 5 Comments

A Status Yellow freezing fog warning is now in effect nationwide.

Woman in her 70s killed in serious crash involving a truck in Co Cork
# Macroom
# Macroom

Woman in her 70s killed in serious crash involving a truck in Co Cork

Updated 1 hour ago 18,675 Views 0 Comments

The incident occured on the Main Street in Macroom.

Over 30 flights out of Dublin Airport cancelled as airlines struggle to de-ice aircraft
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Over 30 flights out of Dublin Airport cancelled as airlines struggle to de-ice aircraft

Updated 1 hour ago 24,587 Views 20 Comments

The DAA has said there will be knock-on delays throughout the day.

Croatia knock out World Cup favourites Brazil in dramatic penalty shootout
# Final Four
From The42
# Final Four

Croatia knock out World Cup favourites Brazil in dramatic penalty shootout

2 hours ago 20,997 Views 46 Comments

Brazil’s bid for a sixth World Cup came crashing down as Croatia booked their place in the World Cup semi-finals.

Trial hears how singer Mary Coughlan was warned that burglar in her Wicklow home had a knife
# Burglary Trial
# Burglary Trial

Trial hears how singer Mary Coughlan was warned that burglar in her Wicklow home had a knife

2 hours ago 10,165 Views 0 Comments

Darren Carton (41) has pleaded not guilty to the offences.

Council criticised by auditor for not recovering €700k bill for clearing ex-mayor's landfill
# Waterford
# Waterford

Council criticised by auditor for not recovering €700k bill for clearing ex-mayor's landfill

2 hours ago 9,140 Views 0 Comments

Declan Doocey, a Fine Gael councillor, served as Mayor of Waterford City and County between 2018 and 2019.

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

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

3 hours ago 4,406 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: If or when they re-entered society, women sent to mother and baby homes were not expected to talk about what happened to them, let alone attempt to reconnect with their children. Many did, however – but with mixed success.

Investigation launched after aircraft landing at Dublin Airport targeted by lasers
# Laser Investigation
# Laser Investigation

Investigation launched after aircraft landing at Dublin Airport targeted by lasers

3 hours ago 6,447 Views 5 Comments

It is understood that at least five aircraft were targeted by the laser pointer.

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Four arrested in Brussels over suspected corruption by Qatari officials at EU parliament
# EU Parliament
# EU Parliament

Four arrested in Brussels over suspected corruption by Qatari officials at EU parliament

3 hours ago 10,918 Views 2 Comments

Belgian investigators were looking into “corruption” and “money laundering” ahead of the arrests.

Man denies stabbing Irish pensioner to death in London
# UK Courts
# UK Courts

Man denies stabbing Irish pensioner to death in London

4 hours ago 4,950 Views 0 Comments

Lee Byer pleaded not guilty to the murder of 87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran in west London on 16 August.

Housing minister to face motion of no confidence in the Dáil next week
# Housing
# Housing

Housing minister to face motion of no confidence in the Dáil next week

Updated 4 hours ago 11,520 Views 48 Comments

The motion being tabled by People Before Profit-Solidarity will take place just days before the Cabinet reshuffle.

Energy costs: Pinergy to increase electricity bills by 14% from January
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

Energy costs: Pinergy to increase electricity bills by 14% from January

4 hours ago 5,687 Views 19 Comments

This increase is expected to add approximately €320 to electricity bills for Pinergy customers.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
From The42
# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

5 hours ago 12,172 Views 4 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the week’s sporting headlines?

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Cold weather to remain until Wednesday with new Status Yellow warnings issued
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Cold weather to remain until Wednesday with new Status Yellow warnings issued

Updated 5 hours ago 65,348 Views 25 Comments
  • A number of Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services were cancelled this morning.
  • The RSA is asking motorists to be extra cautious on untreated road surfaces.
  • People are being urged to check in on any of their vulnerable neighbours.
'That's where it stands': Taoiseach says Sipo has made final decision not to investigate Varadkar
# Gp Contract
# Gp Contract

'That's where it stands': Taoiseach says Sipo has made final decision not to investigate Varadkar

5 hours ago 6,017 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Times reports today that there were dissenting opinions within the ethics watchdog over whether to press ahead with an inquiry.

Jonathan Dowdall due to give evidence in murder trial on Monday
# Courts
# Courts

Jonathan Dowdall due to give evidence in murder trial on Monday

5 hours ago 3,299 Views 0 Comments

The court was told today a decision on Dowdall’s status within the Witness Protection Programme would not be made until January.

EU parliament president: In times of crisis, we need hope - here's what we can do for Ukraine
# Generators Of Hope
# Generators Of Hope

EU parliament president: In times of crisis, we need hope - here's what we can do for Ukraine

6 hours ago 3,781 Views 0 Comments

Roberta Metsola outlines a campaign to deliver generators to Ukraine as it faces a winter of war.

Former army lieutenant Dónal de Róiste 'overcome' after apology for dismissal
# Donal De Roiste
# Donal De Roiste

Former army lieutenant Dónal de Róiste 'overcome' after apology for dismissal

6 hours ago 10,826 Views 6 Comments

He was speaking alongside his family outside Leinster House this afternoon.

AXA firm fined €3,640,000 for failures in handling conflicts of interest and risk management
# AXA Life Insurance
# AXA Life Insurance

AXA firm fined €3,640,000 for failures in handling conflicts of interest and risk management

6 hours ago 5,550 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank’s Seána Cunninham said the failures could affect the firm’s ability to fulfil its commitment to consumers.

Irish-born woman to join Japanese billionaire on first civilian flight to moon
# Dearmooon
# Dearmooon

Irish-born woman to join Japanese billionaire on first civilian flight to moon

6 hours ago 17,724 Views 22 Comments

Hackney-based Rhiannon Adam, who was born in Cork, is among eight crew picked by Yusaku Maezawa for the trip.

Ronan Collins Show to finish on RTÉ Radio 1 after 37 years on air
# Radio
# Radio

Ronan Collins Show to finish on RTÉ Radio 1 after 37 years on air

7 hours ago 15,666 Views 32 Comments

The final show will be broadcast on 23 December.

Cold snaps: Reader photos of snowy scenes from around the country
# Snow
# Snow

Cold snaps: Reader photos of snowy scenes from around the country

7 hours ago 12,448 Views 1 Comment

We want your photos of this week’s snow.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

8 hours ago 14,281 Views 1 Comment

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?

8 hours ago 3,292 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear economist and research affiliate with the ESRI John Fitzgerald to hear more.

Dublin City Council canteen closed after food inspectors find live rodent and greasy walls
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin City Council canteen closed after food inspectors find live rodent and greasy walls

8 hours ago 14,967 Views 5 Comments

An inspecting officer noted a rodent through a hole in the wall of the main kitchen.

Macroom traffic bottleneck consigned to history as long-awaited bypass opens
# Cork
# Cork

Macroom traffic bottleneck consigned to history as long-awaited bypass opens

Updated 8 hours ago 24,216 Views 24 Comments

Motorists travelling from Cork to Killarney or Tralee will no longer need to pass through the town.

Poll: Are you watching the World Cup?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you watching the World Cup?

9 hours ago 14,290 Views 26 Comments

We’re asking if you are tuning into the 2022 Men’s World Cup in Qatar.

One killed in massive fire in Moscow shopping centre
# Moscow Fire
# Moscow Fire

One killed in massive fire in Moscow shopping centre

10 hours ago 9,536 Views 1 Comment

A fire the size of a football pitch broke out in a shopping centre.

International outcry of 'inhumanity' as Iran carries out execution over Amini protests
# Protests
# Protests

International outcry of 'inhumanity' as Iran carries out execution over Amini protests

11 hours ago 9,542 Views 6 Comments

Mohsen Shekari had been convicted and sentenced to death for blocking a street and wounding a paramilitary.

Taoiseach apologises to Stephen Teap in wake of CervicalCheck settlement
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Taoiseach apologises to Stephen Teap in wake of CervicalCheck settlement

12 hours ago 10,942 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin said there was “no defence” for what happened with the CervicalCheck controversy.

Champions Cup: Why Leinster aren't Racing certainties as Munster have nothing to lose
# The Lowdown
From The42
# The Lowdown

Champions Cup: Why Leinster aren't Racing certainties as Munster have nothing to lose

12 hours ago 12,013 Views 5 Comments

The42′s rugby writers separate the contenders from the pretenders as European rugby’s showpiece event returns for another year.

US Congress passes law to protect same-sex marriage
# Respect Marriage Act
# Respect Marriage Act

US Congress passes law to protect same-sex marriage

12 hours ago 13,514 Views 8 Comments

The vote in the House of Representatives saw 39 Republicans join a united Democratic majority in a rare show of bipartisanship.

Stigma around drug use preventing people from coming forward to access key supports
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Stigma around drug use preventing people from coming forward to access key supports

13 hours ago 5,603 Views 12 Comments

Tony Duffin, the CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, said that there was a distinction between ‘drug use’ and ‘problematic drug use’

Land Development Agency should have power to acquire public and private land, ESRI says
# Land Development Agency
# Land Development Agency

Land Development Agency should have power to acquire public and private land, ESRI says

13 hours ago 7,658 Views 10 Comments

The Land Development Agency (LDA) currently builds homes on publicly owned land.

Leading GP: 'We are seeing huge rise in RSV - it's more of a concern than Strep A'
# Rsv
# Rsv

Leading GP: 'We are seeing huge rise in RSV - it's more of a concern than Strep A'

19 hours ago 28,704 Views 19 Comments
  • RSV usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms but can be serious, especially for infants and older adults.
  • Dr Illona Duffy says 'we're definitely seeing a rise in RSV'.
  • Dr Duffy added that there is a 'big concern' about a 'shortage of antibiotics'.

Yesterday's News

UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth
# Cut Bank Rules
# Cut Bank Rules

UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth

21 hours ago 22,878 Views 19 Comments

British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will unveil the reforms in Scotland tomorrow.

Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Mother and Baby Home survivors share if they found who they were looking for

Thu 6:00 AM 15,567 Views 0 Comments
  • In the penultimate episode in the series we find out if the survivors found who they were looking for
  • We also hear from adopted people about their search for their parents and information about their identity
  • Maria Arbuckle, like many women, spent decades looking for her son until a breakthrough in 2021
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