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Cian Healy cleared for Champions Cup opener as red card rescinded
# Off The Hook
From The42
# Off The Hook

Cian Healy cleared for Champions Cup opener as red card rescinded

35 minutes ago 1,719 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland international prop was sent off after 20 minutes of last Saturday’s URC victory over Ulster for a tackle on hooker Tom Stewart

Dropping Dowdall murder charge was 'powerful' incentive for statement against Hutch, lawyers argue
# Court
# Court

Dropping Dowdall murder charge was 'powerful' incentive for statement against Hutch, lawyers argue

46 minutes ago 1,967 Views 0 Comments

Dowdall intends to give evidence in the coming days implicating Hutch in the murder at the Regency Hotel.

Proposed overhaul of jobseeker's benefit would directly link payment to previous earnings
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Proposed overhaul of jobseeker's benefit would directly link payment to previous earnings

1 hour ago 6,650 Views 11 Comments

Currently, recipients of the jobseeker’s benefit are categorised into one of four bands depending on their prior income.

Gardaí probe heroin debt and turf-war theories as part of investigation into Dublin drug murder
# Cormac Berkeley
# Cormac Berkeley

Gardaí probe heroin debt and turf-war theories as part of investigation into Dublin drug murder

1 hour ago 6,700 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are following several lines of inquiry.

The latest attempt to re-establish powersharing in Stormont just failed
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

The latest attempt to re-establish powersharing in Stormont just failed

Updated 2 hours ago 8,206 Views 10 Comments

Sinn Féin has urged the DUP to back the election of a speaker to deliver energy support payments.

Cooney on Soccer: The Air Conditioning World Cup
# Newsletter
From The42
# Newsletter

Cooney on Soccer: The Air Conditioning World Cup

Updated 2 hours ago 7,288 Views 1 Comment

Our latest letter from Doha discusses one of the defining parts of the Qatar World Cup: Air Conditioning.

Matt Hancock to step down as Tory MP in next UK election
# Get Him Out Of Here
# Get Him Out Of Here

Matt Hancock to step down as Tory MP in next UK election

2 hours ago 6,187 Views 2 Comments

The I’m A Celebrity campmate says he wants to ‘do things differently’.

Plans to scrap teacher career breaks criticised as it emerges Education Minister is on same break
# Teacher Supply
# Teacher Supply

Plans to scrap teacher career breaks criticised as it emerges Education Minister is on same break

2 hours ago 15,432 Views 28 Comments

The lack of availability of teachers was brought up in the Dáil this afternoon.

Cabinet approves new short-term let register aimed at bringing 12,000 properties back into use
# Short-term Lets
# Short-term Lets

Cabinet approves new short-term let register aimed at bringing 12,000 properties back into use

Updated 3 hours ago 21,102 Views 23 Comments

Property owners face fines of €300 if they advertise their property without a valid registration number.

Dublin children's hospitals operator warns facilities in the capital are 'under extreme pressure'
# Children's Health Ireland
# Children's Health Ireland

Dublin children's hospitals operator warns facilities in the capital are 'under extreme pressure'

3 hours ago 20,590 Views 12 Comments

The CHI operator said that staff at children’s hospitals are going ‘above the call of duty’ to care for sick children

Existence of paramilitary groups means 'clear and present danger' remains in Northern Ireland
# Report
# Report

Existence of paramilitary groups means 'clear and present danger' remains in Northern Ireland

3 hours ago 2,753 Views 1 Comment

The Independent Reporting Commission recommended that a formal process of engagement with paramilitary groups in the north take place.

Woman and man sent for trial on charges related to alleged murder of man's son in Limerick
# Limerick District Court
# Limerick District Court

Woman and man sent for trial on charges related to alleged murder of man's son in Limerick

4 hours ago 7,180 Views 0 Comments

The district court has imposed restrictions on naming the parties in the trial

German police arrest 25 'terror group' members on suspicion of planning armed coup
# Reich Citizens
# Reich Citizens

German police arrest 25 'terror group' members on suspicion of planning armed coup

Updated 4 hours ago 14,298 Views 12 Comments

Followers of the so-called Reich Citizens movement have called for the overthrow of the German government.

Child in Ireland dies from invasive Strep A, CMO confirms
# Strep A
# Strep A

Child in Ireland dies from invasive Strep A, CMO confirms

Updated 4 hours ago 18,939 Views 0 Comments

A total of 55 cases of invasive Strep A have been confirmed in Ireland so far this year.

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Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in

Updated 4 hours ago 63,346 Views 36 Comments

A Winter Weather Advisory is in place as the coldest temperatures in three years are expected this week.

New Sláintecare Consultant Contract will 'reduce waiting times' and 'maximise capacity in hospitals'
# Consultant Contract
# Consultant Contract

New Sláintecare Consultant Contract will 'reduce waiting times' and 'maximise capacity in hospitals'

4 hours ago 4,699 Views 5 Comments

The Health Minister said there is a ‘need to make consultant posts attractive to fill as many as possible on a permanent basis’.

Ranking the 8 remaining teams at the 2022 World Cup
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Ranking the 8 remaining teams at the 2022 World Cup

Updated 5 hours ago 40,187 Views 19 Comments

Brazil and the other sides who are in contention to triumph.

Irish diplomat and ex-Defence Forces officer Michael Beary survives explosion in Yemen
# Bomb Blast
# Bomb Blast

Irish diplomat and ex-Defence Forces officer Michael Beary survives explosion in Yemen

6 hours ago 24,174 Views 1 Comment

Michael Beary is working on disarmament and peacekeeping as part of the UN response to the Yemeni Civil War.

Two men arrested over Newry murder
# Mark Lovell
# Mark Lovell

Two men arrested over Newry murder

7 hours ago 6,166 Views 0 Comments

The arrests follow searches of properties in Newry this morning.

Over 150 people injured in train collision near Barcelona
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Over 150 people injured in train collision near Barcelona

7 hours ago 14,674 Views 1 Comment

18 medical units were deployed to the area

NZ court takes custody of ill baby whose parents refused potential vaccinated blood transfusion
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

NZ court takes custody of ill baby whose parents refused potential vaccinated blood transfusion

7 hours ago 15,233 Views 0 Comments

The child is now under the medical “guardianship of the Court” until “completion of his surgery” and recovery.

'No Killer Robots': San Francisco pauses deadly police robot policy amid public outcry
# USA
# USA

'No Killer Robots': San Francisco pauses deadly police robot policy amid public outcry

8 hours ago 14,189 Views 25 Comments

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to explicitly ban the use of robots for fatal force for now.

New appeal for information on whereabouts of 16-year-old missing since July
# Waterford City
# Waterford City

New appeal for information on whereabouts of 16-year-old missing since July

8 hours ago 10,174 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí and family are concerned for the 16-year-old’s wellbeing.

Cold snap to see temperatures drop to -4 tonight with widespread frost and ice expected
# Brrrrrrrr
# Brrrrrrrr

Cold snap to see temperatures drop to -4 tonight with widespread frost and ice expected

9 hours ago 20,050 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures to struggle to rise above freezing this weekend with uncertain outlook for next week.

Researchers find elusive European parent of lager yeast in Ireland
# Cheers
# Cheers

Researchers find elusive European parent of lager yeast in Ireland

9 hours ago 16,173 Views 9 Comments

Researchers at UCD discovered and isolated S eubayanus in a wooded area of their campus.

Poll: Should career breaks for teachers be suspended in response to staff shortages?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should career breaks for teachers be suspended in response to staff shortages?

9 hours ago 27,761 Views 47 Comments

It is under consideration by the Government at the moment.

China announces nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

China announces nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests

10 hours ago 3,674 Views 0 Comments

Anger over China’s zero-Covid policy stoked unrest not seen since the 1989 pro-democracy protests.

US says it hasn't 'enabled' Ukraine strikes inside Russia, after spate of drone attacks
# Russia
# Russia

US says it hasn't 'enabled' Ukraine strikes inside Russia, after spate of drone attacks

10 hours ago 9,662 Views 4 Comments

Kyiv did not directly claim responsibility but neither did it criticise the action.

Raphael Warnock wins Georgia election runoff, giving Democrats an outright US Senate majority
# US Senate
# US Senate

Raphael Warnock wins Georgia election runoff, giving Democrats an outright US Senate majority

10 hours ago 16,846 Views 14 Comments

There will be divided government, however, with Republicans having narrowly flipped House control.

Leinster set for Russell's 'full box of tricks' for Racing 92
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Leinster set for Russell's 'full box of tricks' for Racing 92

10 hours ago 10,572 Views 4 Comments

Hugo Keenan is expecting a big challenge in the backfield this Saturday.

Over 10,000 people who contacted housing non-profit were at risk of homelessness
# Threshold
# Threshold

Over 10,000 people who contacted housing non-profit were at risk of homelessness

11 hours ago 3,913 Views 1 Comment

It is among the figures in Threshold’s annual report released today.

Rising levels of waste making it difficult to increase recycling rates, EPA warns
# Recycling
# Recycling

Rising levels of waste making it difficult to increase recycling rates, EPA warns

11 hours ago 5,738 Views 9 Comments

The EPA’s national waste statistics report for 2020 has been published today.

Staff at Co Monaghan hotel stage sit-in protest in dispute over wages
# Nuremore Hotel
# Nuremore Hotel

Staff at Co Monaghan hotel stage sit-in protest in dispute over wages

17 hours ago 43,450 Views 9 Comments
  • The hotel's staff are worried heading into Christmas about their futures.
  • The director of the hotel's parent company has seen the wrong side of WRC rulings with another firm he runs.

Yesterday's News

January 6 committee to issue criminal referrals over attack on Capitol, chairman says
# January 6 Committee
# January 6 Committee

January 6 committee to issue criminal referrals over attack on Capitol, chairman says

18 hours ago 6,255 Views 7 Comments

The panel’s chairman said that the committee has decided to issue the referrals, but he did not disclose who the targets will be.

Van 'travelling wrong way across bridge' crashes into two cars in Waterford
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Van 'travelling wrong way across bridge' crashes into two cars in Waterford

18 hours ago 24,088 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said a man arrested at the scene is due to appear before court in the morning

Trump Organisation convicted in executive tax dodge scheme
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump Organisation convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

19 hours ago 20,954 Views 25 Comments

It could be fined up to 1.6 million dollars.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

19 hours ago 4,989 Views 0 Comments

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

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