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Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?

Updated 13 minutes ago 954 Views 0 Comments

It’s crunch time for counties before next weekend’s games.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

33 minutes ago 4,310 Views 7 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

Jury resumes deliberation in Santina Cawley murder trial
# Courts
# Courts

Jury resumes deliberation in Santina Cawley murder trial

46 minutes ago 1,081 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

48 minutes ago 1,601 Views 0 Comments

‘We’re discussing individuals who have a malicious intent trying to undermine the likes of Bernard Dunne and Billy Walsh in the past.’

Rebekah Vardy and agent’s WhatsApps ‘evil and uncalled for’, Coleen Rooney tells court
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Rebekah Vardy and agent’s WhatsApps ‘evil and uncalled for’, Coleen Rooney tells court

Updated 57 minutes ago 13,454 Views 0 Comments

Rooney is defending the libel claim brought by Rebekah Vardy on the basis of truth and public interest.

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank
# New Rules
# New Rules

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank

1 hour ago 2,709 Views 1 Comment

The regulator has also placed an interest rate cap of 23% APR on all consumer credit agreements.

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
# Shocking
# Shocking

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

1 hour ago 3,282 Views 7 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest

1 hour ago 3,727 Views 4 Comments

The company said it had been unable to tender a new contract with catering provider RailGourmet.

Boris Johnson heads for Belfast as he makes promises about power-sharing, language and abortion
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Boris Johnson heads for Belfast as he makes promises about power-sharing, language and abortion

Updated 2 hours ago 20,675 Views 26 Comments
  • Johnson made clear that he did not favour scrapping the Protocol, and instead wanted to secure changes to it.
  • DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the Prime Minister will be judged on his actions and not his words over the Protocol.
  • Sinn Féin Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill said the Protocol "is here to stay" following a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
# Dr Phil
From The42
# Dr Phil

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina

3 hours ago 11,116 Views 13 Comments

The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.

SVHG to tell TDs that two owners on NMH campus would 'present significant risks to patient care'
# St Vincent's Healthcare Group
# St Vincent's Healthcare Group

SVHG to tell TDs that two owners on NMH campus would 'present significant risks to patient care'

Updated 3 hours ago 14,320 Views 51 Comments

Representatives from St Vincent’s Healthcare Group will appear before an Oireachtas Committee today.

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
# Cinema
# Cinema

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

4 hours ago 3,887 Views 2 Comments

The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week
# Heating
# Heating

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week

4 hours ago 14,130 Views 26 Comments

All households who received Fuel Allowance in early April will automatically receive the €100 lump sum.

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?

5 hours ago 54,156 Views 43 Comments

Children across the country are making their First Communion this month.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

6 hours ago 11,545 Views 5 Comments

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup

6 hours ago 21,628 Views 8 Comments

The action gets underway this coming weekend.

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

6 hours ago 6,670 Views 19 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge

6 hours ago 4,317 Views 0 Comments

Both men in their 20s, who were arrested on Friday, have been released from Garda custody without charge.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

7 hours ago 21,497 Views 8 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard to return to witness stand as defamation trial resumes

7 hours ago 10,293 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp is suing his former partner for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

7 hours ago 6,666 Views 3 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine prepares for new Russian Donbas push, says gains made in north

8 hours ago 10,092 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

8 hours ago 45,231 Views 41 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools

9 hours ago 9,085 Views 7 Comments

The Department will continue to publish figures on the enrolment of Ukrainian children each month.

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

15 hours ago 25,504 Views 24 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: What European city is this?
# European Cities
# European Cities

Quiz: What European city is this?

17 hours ago 45,569 Views 4 Comments

Do you know your Madrids from your Barcelonas?

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'
# John Kiely
From The42
# John Kiely

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'

17 hours ago 51,103 Views 59 Comments

The Limerick boss said Hegarty is being unfairly targeted by referees.

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

19 hours ago 37,255 Views 16 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

19 hours ago 19,491 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

20 hours ago 7,973 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

20 hours ago 35,864 Views 9 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011
# Gallagher's Gang
From The42
# Gallagher's Gang

Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011

20 hours ago 23,059 Views 3 Comments

Derry struck three goals in the Athletic Grounds to secure a convincing victory.

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages
# Cheers
# Cheers

Bar management apprenticeship launched in bid to tackle post-pandemic staff shortages

20 hours ago 23,219 Views 32 Comments

The three-year course is supported by Solas, the state agency for further education.

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Putin likely to have lost a third of his invasion force, says UK Ministry of Defence

21 hours ago 30,544 Views 25 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russia must suffer a ‘sustained defeat’ in Ukraine.

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies after collision between a car and motorbike in Louth

22 hours ago 19,936 Views 4 Comments

The crash occurred at the Philipstown junction on the N2 motorway around 12:35pm today.

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid
# Sweden
# Sweden

Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party backs NATO bid

22 hours ago 12,478 Views 9 Comments

The turnaround comes amid soaring political and public support in Sweden for joining the Western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store
# New York
# New York

US mourn victims of racist mass shooting at store

Updated 22 hours ago 70,453 Views 34 Comments

10 people were shot and killed by an alleged teenage white supremacist in an act one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple”.

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Downward trend of anti-social behaviour on public transport, says report

22 hours ago 15,911 Views 15 Comments

Most of the anti-social problems on public transport were caused typically involved fare evaders, according to an internal presentation.

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Man City keep title fate in their own hands with dramatic comeback draw at West Ham

23 hours ago 30,086 Views 43 Comments

Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty to virtually seal the league in a 2-2 draw at the London Stadium.

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