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Hospitality workers: Industry's 'downward spiral' will remain until pay and conditions change
# Staffing Crisis
# Staffing Crisis

Hospitality workers: Industry's 'downward spiral' will remain until pay and conditions change

2 hours ago 1,543 Views 1 Comment

A significant proportion of staff did not return to their employers after Covid-19 restrictions on the sector were lifted

Yesterday’s News

Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 18 children at elementary school
# Texas
# Texas

Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 18 children at elementary school

Updated 2 hours ago 59,869 Views 117 Comments
  • The shooting took place at approximately midday local time in Texas.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the 18-year-old gunman had also been killed.
  • it is not
One man arrested and another hospitalised following public order incident at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

One man arrested and another hospitalised following public order incident at Dublin Airport

3 hours ago 32,551 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at approximately 7.20pm this evening.

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap
# North Korea
# North Korea

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap

3 hours ago 5,561 Views 2 Comments

The launch comes as US President Joe Biden concluded a trip to South Korea and Japan.

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK

4 hours ago 7,607 Views 0 Comments

Transmission of monkeypox occurs through close, sustained skin-to-skin contact with someone who has an active rash.

Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season

Updated 4 hours ago 16,766 Views 22 Comments

A comprehensive look at all the players in and around Stephen Kenny’s squad.

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'

Updated 5 hours ago 29,692 Views 28 Comments

Kyiv has pleaded with Western allies to send more weapons faster and take tougher action against Moscow this week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

5 hours ago 4,287 Views 0 Comments

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

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks
# Armed Forces
# Armed Forces

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks

5 hours ago 5,341 Views 3 Comments

Defence Minister Simon Coveney said that the government is aware of the ‘longstanding desire’ of the body to associate with the union

State of play - how are the eight Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders shaping up?
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

State of play - how are the eight Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders shaping up?

Updated 6 hours ago 26,550 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster and Munster round-robin series have concluded to offer a clearer picture for the 2022 hurling title race.

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'

6 hours ago 10,757 Views 7 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors are currently balloting on whether to take industrial action over their working conditions.

Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'
# Court
# Court

Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'

7 hours ago 7,355 Views 0 Comments

The accused initially considered travelling to Portugal before changing his mind, the court heard.

Medical scientists to suspend strike action tomorrow and enter talks in Labour Court
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Medical scientists to suspend strike action tomorrow and enter talks in Labour Court

Updated 7 hours ago 32,204 Views 13 Comments

The MLSA, Department of Health and HSE are all set to engage in talks in the Labour Court tomorrow.

Former Garda sergeant got sick from stress on first day back after making bullying complaint
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Garda sergeant got sick from stress on first day back after making bullying complaint

7 hours ago 21,536 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal heard from a retired Garda Sergeant who complained that the proper investigation of a child sexual assault allegation was prevented by a superintendent.

The Remote: Stranger Things returns, a tragic Irish murder and the Champions League final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Stranger Things returns, a tragic Irish murder and the Champions League final

7 hours ago 9,318 Views 5 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug

7 hours ago 5,167 Views 10 Comments

Donnelly said it is important to him ‘that children get access to the drug that they need’.

Jeffrey Donaldson accuses US Congressman visiting Dublin of 'slavish adherence to Sinn Féin dogma'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Jeffrey Donaldson accuses US Congressman visiting Dublin of 'slavish adherence to Sinn Féin dogma'

Updated 8 hours ago 30,122 Views 23 Comments
  • Donaldson made the comments after Congressman Richard Neal described the Protocol impasse as 'manufactured'.
  • Massachusetts Democrat Neal told reporters today it's 'up to London' to find a solution.
  • Neal is leading a nine-strong US delegation on a fact-finding mission to Europe.
Hail 'the size of chickpeas' and thunderstorms hit southern England
# London
# London

Hail 'the size of chickpeas' and thunderstorms hit southern England

8 hours ago 11,763 Views 4 Comments

Weather here will begin to improve as the week goes on however.

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply

Updated 8 hours ago 24,009 Views 21 Comments

A Sinn Féin bill this week would require online platforms to only advertise properties that are compliant.

Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney
# Delays
# Delays

Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney

8 hours ago 12,071 Views 17 Comments

Last month, 170,000 passports went out successfully, said Minister Simon Coveney.

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park

9 hours ago 29,307 Views 19 Comments

The former three-weight boxing world champion left the sport for MMA in 2013 in search of better opportunities, but may pivot back to face the Irish icon.

Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019
# Caoimhin Cassidy
# Caoimhin Cassidy

Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019

9 hours ago 4,604 Views 0 Comments

It was when dealing with the blaze that the body of 18-year-old Caoimhin Cassidy was discovered inside the vehicle.

Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Eating Disorders
# Eating Disorders

Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit

10 hours ago 6,840 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says the situation at Linn Dara is regrettable.

Over 300 jobs to go at PayPal offices in Dundalk and Blanchardstown
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Over 300 jobs to go at PayPal offices in Dundalk and Blanchardstown

11 hours ago 32,170 Views 30 Comments

135 jobs in Blanchardstown and 172 jobs in Dundalk will be affected.

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report

Updated 11 hours ago 19,522 Views 10 Comments

Earlier, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps insisted that Johnson did not believe he was at a lockdown-breaking party.

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following collision in Tuam yesterday
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following collision in Tuam yesterday

12 hours ago 9,110 Views 1 Comment

A male in his late teens was taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated for his injuries

Tralee stabbing: Two men released without charge as victim is named locally
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tralee stabbing: Two men released without charge as victim is named locally

Updated 12 hours ago 14,441 Views 0 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

'I want to go to the next level, be it with Rotherham or another team that gives me the opportunity'
# Chieo
From The42
# Chieo

'I want to go to the next level, be it with Rotherham or another team that gives me the opportunity'

12 hours ago 10,338 Views 8 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene discusses his future at club level with The42′s Football Family podcast.

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps

12 hours ago 16,698 Views 18 Comments

The files were published as UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet begins a long-awaited and controversial trip to Xinjiang.

Michelle O'Neill says she isn't 'too hung up' on what she calls Northern Ireland
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Michelle O'Neill says she isn't 'too hung up' on what she calls Northern Ireland

12 hours ago 16,379 Views 16 Comments

The first minister designate of Northern Ireland said that people should be “bit relaxed about those things”.

Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property
# Courts
# Courts

Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property

12 hours ago 13,221 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the Criminal Assets Bureau is still trying to serve papers on Daniel Kinahan, who remains in Dubai.

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
# Economy
# Economy

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'

13 hours ago 23,764 Views 29 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.

Gardaí call for more resources as online child exploitation 'spiralling out of control'
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Gardaí call for more resources as online child exploitation 'spiralling out of control'

13 hours ago 7,679 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of cases have been forwarded to Ireland from the US.

Troubles legacy bill: Johnson and Tories accused of treating families like 'daft Paddies'
# Legacy Bill
# Legacy Bill

Troubles legacy bill: Johnson and Tories accused of treating families like 'daft Paddies'

13 hours ago 6,398 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill has been widely criticised.

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence

14 hours ago 10,528 Views 7 Comments

The new sentence will replace the one he was handed in February 2021, meaning he will remain behind bars for another eight years.

West Ham defender Zouma pleads guilty to kicking and slapping his pet cat
# Harrowing
From The42
# Harrowing

West Ham defender Zouma pleads guilty to kicking and slapping his pet cat

14 hours ago 13,050 Views 0 Comments

The player arrived at court in chaotic fashion, accompanied by several security guards to form a protective shield around the defendant.

Poll: Have you attempted a barbecue so far this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you attempted a barbecue so far this year?

14 hours ago 16,270 Views 11 Comments

To grill, or not to grill: that is the question.

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

15 hours ago 8,339 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

Man (50s) dies in workplace accident involving steam roller in Co Monaghan
# Shankill
# Shankill

Man (50s) dies in workplace accident involving steam roller in Co Monaghan

16 hours ago 26,236 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at around 9.45am yesterday morning.

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