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Today's News

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

First Ukrainian grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away

14 minutes ago 14,008 Views 3 Comments

The top UN official overseeing the deal said the first shipments of Ukrainian wheat are expected next week.

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy
# Sorry
# Sorry

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy

1 hour ago 4,462 Views 6 Comments

The bank contacted account holders across Ireland today to confirm that cash services won’t be withdrawn from 70 branches.

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York civil probe
# Trump
# Trump

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York civil probe

1 hour ago 32,619 Views 54 Comments

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

Have you seen Lorcan? Gardaí appeal for help in search for missing 14-year-old
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Lorcan? Gardaí appeal for help in search for missing 14-year-old

1 hour ago 4,371 Views 0 Comments

Lorcan McGill has been missing from Bettystown, Co Meath since Tuesday 9 August.

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101

1 hour ago 2,304 Views 0 Comments

This is an increase of four cases from Wednesday 3 August.

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions
# High Court
# High Court

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions

1 hour ago 6,263 Views 0 Comments

Farah Damji was arrested at a property in rural Co Galway before being brought before the vacation sitting of the High Court in Dublin.

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'
# Star
From The42
# Star

'People take a saint's name for their confirmation, and I met a little girl recently that took Leona instead'

2 hours ago 8,796 Views 4 Comments

The Cavan woman leads the charge at this week’s ISPS HANDA World Invitational.

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton
# US
# US

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton

2 hours ago 3,963 Views 0 Comments

Shahram Poursafi, identified by US officials as a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is wanted by the FBI.

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

'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023

Updated 2 hours ago 32,125 Views 55 Comments

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

Ryan Giggs’s ex tells jury she was ‘a slave to his every need and every demand’
# Trial
# Trial

Ryan Giggs’s ex tells jury she was ‘a slave to his every need and every demand’

2 hours ago 14,077 Views 0 Comments

The former footballer denies using controlling and coercive behaviour and assault.

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 hours ago 11,609 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

3 hours ago 7,669 Views 3 Comments

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 3 hours ago 12,995 Views 26 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 3 hours ago 23,122 Views 9 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

3 hours ago 11,540 Views 22 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

4 hours ago 13,266 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

4 hours ago 9,787 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

5 hours ago 6,255 Views 4 Comments

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

6 hours ago 14,450 Views 15 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

6 hours ago 6,376 Views 3 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

7 hours ago 19,506 Views 25 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

7 hours ago 40,129 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

7 hours ago 6,734 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

8 hours ago 39,764 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

9 hours ago 10,289 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

9 hours ago 16,546 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

10 hours ago 26,214 Views 26 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?

10 hours ago 24,073 Views 72 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

11 hours ago 22,563 Views 10 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

12 hours ago 4,849 Views 3 Comments

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

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

12 hours ago 18,918 Views 28 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

12 hours ago 12,825 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

13 hours ago 18,837 Views 49 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'

19 hours ago 62,711 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

19 hours ago 50,264 Views 35 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

20 hours ago 26,532 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

20 hours ago 4,344 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

21 hours ago 31,882 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.

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