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Today's News

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17
# Spain
# Spain

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17

21 minutes ago 4,586 Views 2 Comments

Heavy winds are believed to have brought the stage down in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Temperatures could hit above 30 degrees in some parts of the country today
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

Temperatures could hit above 30 degrees in some parts of the country today

1 hour ago 7,778 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann has said today will be hot and sunny with highest temperatures of 26 to 31 degrees.

Salman Rushdie on a ventilator after New York attack
# New York
# New York

Salman Rushdie on a ventilator after New York attack

2 hours ago 14,852 Views 0 Comments

Rushdie has spent several years under heavily armed guard following death threats from Iran.

The scandals and abuses that have dogged the Qatar World Cup - and who is culpable
# Qatar Quandary
From The42
# Qatar Quandary

The scandals and abuses that have dogged the Qatar World Cup - and who is culpable

2 hours ago 10,579 Views 12 Comments

Is it morally wrong to award the World Cup to Qatar? John McManus, author of a new book titled Inside Qatar, talks to The42 about the most controversial World Cup ever.

DART services between Connolly Station and Grand Canal Dock closed for weekend
# Dublin
# Dublin

DART services between Connolly Station and Grand Canal Dock closed for weekend

2 hours ago 11,204 Views 0 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has apologised for any inconvenience caused and has advised customers to check times before travel.

Revealed: The makes, models and test centres with the highest (and lowest) NCT pass rates
# National Car Test
# National Car Test

Revealed: The makes, models and test centres with the highest (and lowest) NCT pass rates

3 hours ago 22,704 Views 27 Comments

Three of the top four cars are SUVs.

Irish diplomats work to broker nuclear weapons deal in high-level New York talks
# United Nations
# United Nations

Irish diplomats work to broker nuclear weapons deal in high-level New York talks

3 hours ago 7,437 Views 5 Comments

Irish diplomats are involved in the month-long talks on the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit
# Welfare
# Welfare

Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit

3 hours ago 5,707 Views 3 Comments

Financial supports may available to those who contract the virus.

Government urged to hasten payments for surplus solar power ahead of feared energy shortages
# Selling Solar
# Selling Solar

Government urged to hasten payments for surplus solar power ahead of feared energy shortages

9 hours ago 15,494 Views 24 Comments
  • Homes, farms and businesses will soon be able to sell surplus renewable energy back to the grid but have been waiting months for details.
  • Industry experts and Opposition politicians have said that the scheme should have been rolled out quickly and widely.
  • Most energy suppliers have not yet started payments but are planning to do so in the coming weeks and months, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday's News

At least 11 people killed in Montenegro shooting
# Cetinje
# Cetinje

At least 11 people killed in Montenegro shooting

10 hours ago 17,930 Views 0 Comments

The shooter is believed to have been killed by a local resident.

Penneys recalls Winnie the Pooh plate over presence of lead and formaldehyde
# Product Recall
# Product Recall

Penneys recalls Winnie the Pooh plate over presence of lead and formaldehyde

10 hours ago 11,109 Views 4 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said health effects are not expected from using the plates.

Actress Anne Heche dies aged 53, one week after major car crash
# RIP
# RIP

Actress Anne Heche dies aged 53, one week after major car crash

Updated 11 hours ago 102,570 Views 38 Comments

The actor was hospitalised after the crash in Los Angeles last week.

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event
# New York
# New York

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event

Updated 11 hours ago 78,835 Views 0 Comments

Rushdie has spent several years under heavily armed guard following death threats from Iran.

10-man Dundalk stand tall to beat Bohs after terrible goalkeeper error
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

10-man Dundalk stand tall to beat Bohs after terrible goalkeeper error

12 hours ago 15,540 Views 6 Comments

Tadhg Ryan’s own goal proved decisive at Dalymount Park.

FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home
# US Justice Department
# US Justice Department

FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home

12 hours ago 28,069 Views 53 Comments

Documents made public today show the search was partly based on suspicions of violations of the US Espionage Act.

University lecturers' union to ballot members for industrial action in September
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

University lecturers' union to ballot members for industrial action in September

12 hours ago 11,871 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Federation of University Teachers said it will ballot all members unless an agreement is reached on pay.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

13 hours ago 5,702 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Trailers
# Trailers

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

13 hours ago 12,046 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings
# Quick Fix
From The42
# Quick Fix

Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings

13 hours ago 20,699 Views 12 Comments

The cash-strapped Catalan club have sold part of their media production unit.

Irish Water reminds people to conserve water as hot spell continues and supply runs low
# Drought
# Drought

Irish Water reminds people to conserve water as hot spell continues and supply runs low

14 hours ago 9,294 Views 15 Comments

Overnight restrictions are in place in parts of West Cork, Kerry and Galway.

Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, suggesting virus circulating
# POLIO
# POLIO

Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, suggesting virus circulating

15 hours ago 17,994 Views 12 Comments

New York city is confronting polio as officials struggle to vaccinate vulnerable populations against monkeypox and adjusting to new Covid guidelines.

Siptu presents Mick Lynch with €20,000 donation in 'solidarity' with striking UK rail workers
# RMT
# RMT

Siptu presents Mick Lynch with €20,000 donation in 'solidarity' with striking UK rail workers

15 hours ago 20,438 Views 38 Comments

SIPTU general secretary Joe Cunningham presented the cheque to Lynch at the Imperial Hotel in Cork.

First UN-chartered ship set to transport Ukrainian grain to dock today
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

First UN-chartered ship set to transport Ukrainian grain to dock today

15 hours ago 7,356 Views 1 Comment

The MV Brave Commander, which left Istanbul on Wednesday, is due to arrive in Yuzhne, east of Odessa on the Black Sea coast.

Germany along with Irish troops suspends military operations in United Nations Mali mission
# Germany
# Germany

Germany along with Irish troops suspends military operations in United Nations Mali mission

Updated 16 hours ago 23,197 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Army Ranger Wing will end its participation with German troops in Mali in September.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Down To Quizness
From The42
# Let's Get Down To Quizness

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

16 hours ago 24,010 Views 10 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports news this week?

Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Carlow hits 31.7 degrees to provisionally break Ireland's all-time August high temperature record

Updated 17 hours ago 53,527 Views 33 Comments

The mercury hit 30.5 degrees in Carlow yesterday.

Debunked: A claim that the UN accused Ukrainian forces of using 'human shields' is missing context
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: A claim that the UN accused Ukrainian forces of using 'human shields' is missing context

18 hours ago 8,166 Views 0 Comments

The use of human shields breaches international human rights law.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

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

18 hours ago 21,233 Views 9 Comments

The European Championships get underway while there’s a host of soccer and rugby action.

Ryan Giggs’s ex ‘screamed in pain’ during sister’s 999 call, court hears
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs’s ex ‘screamed in pain’ during sister’s 999 call, court hears

19 hours ago 17,280 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United footballer is on trial accused of assaulting PR executive Kate Greville, causing her actual bodily harm.

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video

19 hours ago 21,420 Views 0 Comments

A video was widely condemned after it depicted men singing a song about the 2011 murder of Michaela McAreavey.

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court
# Courts
# Courts

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court

19 hours ago 10,575 Views 0 Comments

The data centre operator claims the ban contravenes national and regional policy on data centres, was unreasonable and irrational.

Have you seen Samiullah? 14-year-old missing from Dublin 8
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Samiullah? 14-year-old missing from Dublin 8

19 hours ago 16,618 Views 6 Comments

Samiullah went missing on Tuesday evening, 9 August.

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Johnson & Johnson to replace talc baby powder with cornstarch-based alternative next year

19 hours ago 16,867 Views 12 Comments

The pharmaceutical giant has forked out billions in payouts to customers who said the talc was contaminated with asbestos.

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years
# No Rain
# No Rain

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

20 hours ago 10,968 Views 7 Comments

The change could lead to more measures such as hosepipe bans.

Puck Fair goat removed from platform for a second time due to high temperatures
# Hot Goats In Your Area
# Hot Goats In Your Area

Puck Fair goat removed from platform for a second time due to high temperatures

20 hours ago 28,064 Views 88 Comments

Local Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has defended organisers saying ‘the goat’s welfare is always at the centre’ of the event.

Man facing trial for robbing Ukrainian girl in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man facing trial for robbing Ukrainian girl in Dublin

20 hours ago 23,040 Views 0 Comments

Leonard Bucuresteanu was charged with robbing the young girl of a phone valued at €100 in Castleknock.

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration
# 100 Years
# 100 Years

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration

20 hours ago 9,609 Views 13 Comments

A ceremony took place in Leinster House following criticism about the lack of a State commemoration.

Ireland calls for Russia to end 'illegal occupation' of Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ireland calls for Russia to end 'illegal occupation' of Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Updated 21 hours ago 20,479 Views 85 Comments

Moscow and Kyiv have traded accusations of new shelling near the facility.

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