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Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down
# Bulbsforbees
# Bulbsforbees

Opinion: Young people are demanding action on climate and biodiversity, we can't let them down

17 minutes ago 488 Views 4 Comments

Yvonne McKenna of Gaisce outlines their plans to encourage biodiversity by asking the public to plant bulbs for the bees.

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU

17 minutes ago 944 Views 4 Comments

The Brexit minister said there remained ‘significant’ gaps between the two sides on reforming the treaty.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

46 minutes ago 3,076 Views 0 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Teenage boy (17) missing from Blanchardstown since Saturday
# Missing
# Missing

Teenage boy (17) missing from Blanchardstown since Saturday

1 hour ago 5,447 Views 0 Comments

Dylan McCarroll was last seen on Saturday.

UN warns countries’ carbon-cutting plans put world on course for 2.7C temperature rises
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

UN warns countries’ carbon-cutting plans put world on course for 2.7C temperature rises

1 hour ago 2,467 Views 12 Comments

The UN climate chief has urged countries to redouble their efforts to avoid a climate crisis.

'Failing to act would have grave consequences': Proposed carbon budget charts new climate path
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'Failing to act would have grave consequences': Proposed carbon budget charts new climate path

1 hour ago 13,489 Views 31 Comments

The carbon budget would see Ireland’s emissions fall by 95 million tonnes between 2021-2025 and 2026-2030.

Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister

Updated 1 hour ago 15,943 Views 15 Comments

Two people have reportedly been killed after security forces opened fire on crowds of protesters.

Friend backs Carty after out-half’s masterclass helps Connacht to big win
# Jack Carty
From The42
# Jack Carty

Friend backs Carty after out-half’s masterclass helps Connacht to big win

Updated 2 hours ago 15,348 Views 31 Comments

The Connacht No10 missed out on international selection yet again last week.

Facebook whistleblower says social network makes hate ‘unquestionably worse’
# Frances Haugen
# Frances Haugen

Facebook whistleblower says social network makes hate ‘unquestionably worse’

2 hours ago 5,425 Views 9 Comments

Frances Haugen told UK MPs there was a ‘weak spot’ within the tech giant on who you could turn to for escalating concerns.

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says

2 hours ago 16,859 Views 9 Comments

Dr. Cliona Murphy also said that three women had been transferred to general hospitals for ICU care this weekend alone.

Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night
# R336
# R336

Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night

4 hours ago 12,682 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred between Furbo and Spiddal at around 8.30pm when a male pedestrian was struck by a car.

Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris

4 hours ago 13,469 Views 11 Comments

Morris has led Shels to promotion twice in his three seasons in charge.

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug
# Merck
# Merck

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug

4 hours ago 15,796 Views 21 Comments

The move comes two weeks after Merck applied for emergency use in the US of the anti-coronavirus drug.

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man to appear in court following the seizure of €460k worth of cannabis in Carlow

5 hours ago 6,724 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by gardaí on Saturday.

France prepares to return Benin treasures
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

France prepares to return Benin treasures

5 hours ago 14,892 Views 8 Comments

The decision could have potential ramifications across European museums.

Coronavirus: 1,845 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,845 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

6 hours ago 44,833 Views 42 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Russians told to stay away from work as daily Covid-19 cases hit record high
# Russia
# Russia

Russians told to stay away from work as daily Covid-19 cases hit record high

6 hours ago 20,539 Views 11 Comments

President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russians not to go to work between October 30 and November 7, when the country will observe an extended holiday.

'This is the worst I’ve been, the lowest I’ve been' - Solskjaer
# Rock Bottom
From The42
# Rock Bottom

'This is the worst I’ve been, the lowest I’ve been' - Solskjaer

Updated 7 hours ago 33,599 Views 47 Comments

Manchester United have now lost three of their last four Premier League games.

Woman (20s) seriously injured in motorbike hit-and-run incident in Dublin on Sunday night
# Priorswood
# Priorswood

Woman (20s) seriously injured in motorbike hit-and-run incident in Dublin on Sunday night

7 hours ago 22,582 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred on the Priorswood Road in Dublin 17 at around 11.15pm.

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?
# Horror Films
# Horror Films

Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?

8 hours ago 17,666 Views 24 Comments

There’s plenty to choose from ranging between the child-friendly to the very scary ones.

Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE

9 hours ago 29,902 Views 102 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion said an information campaign will run over the next 10 days to encourage people to take up a vaccine.

Alec Baldwin ‘was careful with guns before fatal shooting’
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin ‘was careful with guns before fatal shooting’

9 hours ago 31,602 Views 31 Comments

A cameraman told police that the actor was very careful around weapons and had been told the gun ‘was cold’.

South Korea’s leader vows to continue to push for talks with North
# South Korea
# South Korea

South Korea’s leader vows to continue to push for talks with North

10 hours ago 4,675 Views 9 Comments

Moon Jae-in said he will continue to push for peace through dialogue and diplomacy.

'It has to be now' - The Liverpool captain eyeing a first-ever major tournament for Ireland
# History
From The42
# History

'It has to be now' - The Liverpool captain eyeing a first-ever major tournament for Ireland

11 hours ago 15,012 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Fahey: ‘You can’t keep saying, ‘We’re building, we’re waiting.’ There’s no more time to talk, it has to be done.’

'Is this good enough anymore?': Why years of 'media silence' around climate won't return
# Climate News
# Climate News

'Is this good enough anymore?': Why years of 'media silence' around climate won't return

11 hours ago 9,357 Views 17 Comments

US journalist Mark Hertsgaard said: “The main thing is to play the story as big as the story is.”

Jennifer Aniston leads tributes following Friends’ James Michael Tyler’s death
# Tributes
# Tributes

Jennifer Aniston leads tributes following Friends’ James Michael Tyler’s death

12 hours ago 70,273 Views 16 Comments

Tyler played Gunther, the quirky coffee shop manager with bleached hair and an unrequited love for Aniston’s Rachel.

Opinion: Government has squandered an opportunity to make real, balanced, and lasting changes
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Opinion: Government has squandered an opportunity to make real, balanced, and lasting changes

12 hours ago 11,825 Views 15 Comments

The Civil Engagement Group senators say the government needs to be fairer and act faster in its budgets.

Is the Protocol bad or good for firms in Northern Ireland? It's both, they say
# Brexit
# Brexit

Is the Protocol bad or good for firms in Northern Ireland? It's both, they say

19 hours ago 14,272 Views 9 Comments

The EU’s suggested changes will fix some – but not all – problems with post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland and climate change?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland and climate change?

21 hours ago 27,547 Views 17 Comments

Test yourself.

'A huge moment' - Ireland secure World Cup spot after beating Wales
# Success
From The42
# Success

'A huge moment' - Ireland secure World Cup spot after beating Wales

22 hours ago 36,624 Views 9 Comments

Anna O’Flanagan was the hero on the day.

Money Diaries: A PhD student on €16K living and studying in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A PhD student on €16K living and studying in Dublin

23 hours ago 50,279 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader is earning very little during a PhD but manages her spending by planning lots of homecooked meals.

Your Evening Longread: How Nicholas Braun becomes the bumbling Cousin Greg in Succession
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: How Nicholas Braun becomes the bumbling Cousin Greg in Succession

23 hours ago 14,458 Views 10 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Harry Maguire apologises to Man United fans
# Sorry Scenes
From The42
# Sorry Scenes

Harry Maguire apologises to Man United fans

23 hours ago 64,152 Views 62 Comments

The Red Devils were beaten 5-0 by their arch-rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

23 hours ago 12,970 Views 0 Comments

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

California storm predicted to bring ‘historic’ amount of rainfall
# Mudslides
# Mudslides

California storm predicted to bring ‘historic’ amount of rainfall

23 hours ago 48,007 Views 7 Comments

Widespread flooding was reported as areas burned bare by wildfires struggled to absorb the huge amount of rain.

Liverpool humiliate Man United to heap pressure on Solskjaer
# Rout
From The42
# Rout

Liverpool humiliate Man United to heap pressure on Solskjaer

Sun 6:35 PM 58,230 Views 115 Comments

Paul Pogba was sent off as the Red Devils imploded.

'When was the last time you were in a nightclub?': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'When was the last time you were in a nightclub?': The week in quotes

Sun 6:30 PM 17,909 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Graeme Mulcahy stars as Kilmallock land Limerick hurling title against Patrickswell
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Graeme Mulcahy stars as Kilmallock land Limerick hurling title against Patrickswell

Sun 6:03 PM 22,672 Views 3 Comments

Oisin O’Reilly hit the only goal of the game as Kilmallock won out.

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 the week before his new album release
# Shivers
# Shivers

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 the week before his new album release

Sun 6:02 PM 33,379 Views 25 Comments

The singer’s fifth album is due to be released next week.

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