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Founder of far-right Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol riot
# 6 January
# 6 January

Founder of far-right Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol riot

40 minutes ago 2,017 Views 0 Comments

A Washington DC jury found Stewart Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations in the nearly two-month trial.

Ukraine urges Nato to speed up weapons deliveries following Russian strikes on energy grid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine urges Nato to speed up weapons deliveries following Russian strikes on energy grid

55 minutes ago 1,532 Views 3 Comments

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg accused Vladimir Putin of targeting infrastructure in a bid to use winter as “a weapon of war” against Ukraine.

Sexual crimes and domestic abuse top policing priorities for public, garda survey finds
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Sexual crimes and domestic abuse top policing priorities for public, garda survey finds

1 hour ago 1,637 Views 3 Comments

91% of those surveyed said they had trust in An Garda Síochána.

Father-of-two was beaten to death after becoming 'messy' during stag do, court told
# Vincent Parsons
# Vincent Parsons

Father-of-two was beaten to death after becoming 'messy' during stag do, court told

1 hour ago 22,085 Views 0 Comments

Philip Disney (27) and Sean Carlyle (30) have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Vincent Parsons at Killinarden Way, Tallaght in August 2019.

Top Gun actor Clarence Gilyard dies aged 66
# RIP
# RIP

Top Gun actor Clarence Gilyard dies aged 66

2 hours ago 15,076 Views 4 Comments

Gilyard had a prolific career as an actor, starting in the 1980s with appearances in Diff’rent Strokes, The Facts Of Life and other shows.

Open disclosure change agreed for Patient Safety Bill
# Health
# Health

Open disclosure change agreed for Patient Safety Bill

2 hours ago 3,922 Views 0 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got Government approval to introduce an amendment to the text of the Patient Safety Bill at the Report Stage.

Pulisic's first-half goal sends USA through and ends Iran's extraordinary World Cup
# Christian Victory
From The42
# Christian Victory

Pulisic's first-half goal sends USA through and ends Iran's extraordinary World Cup

2 hours ago 10,247 Views 6 Comments

The USA will face the Netherlands in the last-16 after a 1-0 win.

Permission for Meath data centre is breach of neighbour's constitutional rights, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Permission for Meath data centre is breach of neighbour's constitutional rights, court told

2 hours ago 9,569 Views 0 Comments

Mannix and Amy Coyne claim An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for the centre is flawed and should be set aside.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

2 hours ago 3,058 Views 0 Comments

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

Abortion services ‘will be commissioned in Northern Ireland’, UK minister tells MPs
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Abortion services ‘will be commissioned in Northern Ireland’, UK minister tells MPs

3 hours ago 4,150 Views 3 Comments

A Labour MP urged the UK Government to act, warning that for three years ‘abortion might be legal, it is not accessible’.

Ireland’s Tehran embassy reopening ‘under review’, says Coveney
# Iran
# Iran

Ireland’s Tehran embassy reopening ‘under review’, says Coveney

3 hours ago 4,902 Views 1 Comment

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said it “makes sense” to have an embassy in the Iranian capital, despite concerns.

Deferring toll price hikes by six months will first need agreement by all 8 operators, says TII
# Heavy Toll
# Heavy Toll

Deferring toll price hikes by six months will first need agreement by all 8 operators, says TII

Updated 3 hours ago 18,746 Views 42 Comments
  • Tolls were set to rise from 1 January 1 to their maximum rate due to an increase in inflation
  • The announcement provoked anger as citizens grapple with the surging cost of living this winter
Trial begins of man accused of murdering Cameron Reilly
# Courts
# Courts

Trial begins of man accused of murdering Cameron Reilly

4 hours ago 9,881 Views 0 Comments

The trial heard that on the night of his death, Cameron Reilly was with a group of people in a field outside Dunleer

Woman tells court that emotional abuse she suffered in controlling relationship was like torture
# Courts
# Courts

Woman tells court that emotional abuse she suffered in controlling relationship was like torture

5 hours ago 21,271 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Lynch pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to coercive control of the woman on dates between September 2020 and January 2022.

Man arrested over Wexford dog attack as family says boy's life has been 'destroyed forever'
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Man arrested over Wexford dog attack as family says boy's life has been 'destroyed forever'

Updated 5 hours ago 75,352 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Sunday.

'Existential crisis' in Defence as officers' group declare recruitment target unachievable
# RACO Conference
# RACO Conference

'Existential crisis' in Defence as officers' group declare recruitment target unachievable

Updated 6 hours ago 15,477 Views 40 Comments

The Representative Association of Commissioned Officers (RACO) are in Naas, Co Kildare for their annual conference.

Debunk: Turf is not an ‘agricultural crop’; burning it is polluting and unhealthy
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunk: Turf is not an ‘agricultural crop’; burning it is polluting and unhealthy

6 hours ago 12,958 Views 0 Comments

It can take 1,000 years for a metre of peat to form.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here

Updated 6 hours ago 14,487 Views 0 Comments

In 1975, two children looked under a slab of concrete and saw what appeared to be bones. Decades later, their accidental discovery led to a mass grave being uncovered on the grounds of a former mother and baby home.

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'
# CONSEQUENCES
From The42
# CONSEQUENCES

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'

6 hours ago 16,850 Views 13 Comments

Hassan Al-Thawadi gave the figures during an interview on TalkTV’s Piers Morgan Uncensored.

HSE begins notifying 113,000 people whose information was accessed during 2021 cyber-attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE begins notifying 113,000 people whose information was accessed during 2021 cyber-attack

6 hours ago 36,836 Views 18 Comments

Those who had some of their personal information illegally accessed will be notified by letter over the coming months.

‘Unacceptable cultural barriers’ preventing women taking over family farms
# Farming
# Farming

‘Unacceptable cultural barriers’ preventing women taking over family farms

7 hours ago 10,338 Views 14 Comments

Charlie McConalogue pledged to do ‘everything we can’ to bring in policy changes.

Special Criminal Court to rule on admissibility of Hutch recordings on Friday
# Regency Trial
# Regency Trial

Special Criminal Court to rule on admissibility of Hutch recordings on Friday

7 hours ago 6,180 Views 0 Comments

Hutch’s defence team said there is nothing in the Surveillance Act to suggest it has scope beyond the State’s borders.

Remembering Páidí ten years on: his nephew reflects on a Kerry and national treasure
# Páidí
From The42
# Páidí

Remembering Páidí ten years on: his nephew reflects on a Kerry and national treasure

Updated 8 hours ago 19,179 Views 12 Comments

Ahead of the tenth anniversary of his passing, Marc Ó Sé tells GAA Weekly why his late uncle was the most funny and driven person he ever met.

Bankers 'rewarded' with bonuses and a pay boost despite tracker mortgage scandal, says McDonald
# Banking Review
# Banking Review

Bankers 'rewarded' with bonuses and a pay boost despite tracker mortgage scandal, says McDonald

9 hours ago 28,282 Views 58 Comments

AIB and Permanent TSB will follow suit as the State sells off more of its stake in those banks.

Gardaí seek information after footage shows cyclist hit by car in Dundalk
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí seek information after footage shows cyclist hit by car in Dundalk

9 hours ago 16,962 Views 12 Comments

The incident involved a car and a bike.

Uneasy calm grips Ukraine as West prepares winter aid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Uneasy calm grips Ukraine as West prepares winter aid

9 hours ago 7,436 Views 0 Comments

The head of Nato has said Russian President Vladimir Putin is attempting to weaponise the coming cold season.

Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans
# Third Level
# Third Level

Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans

Updated 9 hours ago 15,058 Views 19 Comments

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris is proposing partially funding the construction of student accommodation for three colleges.

Date set for trial of senior barrister accused of murder
# Diarmuid Phelan
# Diarmuid Phelan

Date set for trial of senior barrister accused of murder

9 hours ago 17,454 Views 0 Comments

Diarmuid Phelan will go on trial in May, 2024.

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches From The42

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches

Updated 10 hours ago 9,995 Views 2 Comments

Protester was on the field for about 30 seconds during the game between Portugal and Uruguay.

Flu actively circulating in the community, says HSE
# Flu Sesason
# Flu Sesason

Flu actively circulating in the community, says HSE

11 hours ago 21,837 Views 35 Comments

The HSE said that case numbers are increasing in all age groups, but particularly children and teens under 15.

Siún Ní Raghallaigh has been confirmed as the new chairperson of RTÉ
# New Job
# New Job

Siún Ní Raghallaigh has been confirmed as the new chairperson of RTÉ

11 hours ago 15,441 Views 17 Comments

She will be replacing Moya Doherty in the role.

Westlife's Mark Feehily to miss upcoming shows due to pneumonia
# Westlife
# Westlife

Westlife's Mark Feehily to miss upcoming shows due to pneumonia

11 hours ago 15,160 Views 12 Comments

The 42-year-old has been touring with the Irish boyband as part of their The Wild Dreams Tour 2022.

Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location
# St Stephen's Green
# St Stephen's Green

Live animal Christmas crib gets the go ahead but in a new location

11 hours ago 16,395 Views 16 Comments

The event outside the Mansion House was cancelled last month but will go ahead in St Stephen’s Green.

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes
# Palestine-Israel
# Palestine-Israel

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes

13 hours ago 5,966 Views 44 Comments

Two brothers were killed by Israeli fire near Ramallah and another man was shot.

Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time
# National Cancer Registry
# National Cancer Registry

Number of people living after invasive cancer diagnosis exceeds 200,000 for the first time

14 hours ago 11,236 Views 12 Comments

It’s equivalent to 1 in 24 of the population and equates to a 50% increase in the number of cancer survivors when compared to a decade ago.

Australia to lobby against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef
# Australia
# Australia

Australia to lobby against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef

14 hours ago 13,297 Views 2 Comments

A UN report released yesterday warned that without ‘ambitious, rapid and sustained’ climate action, the world’s largest coral reef is in peril.

China cities under heavy policing after protests as authorities accelerate push to vaccinate elderly
# China
# China

China cities under heavy policing after protests as authorities accelerate push to vaccinate elderly

Updated 14 hours ago 9,503 Views 8 Comments

Several protests were planned for last night but did not materialise.

Man (30s) due in court in connection with human trafficking investigation
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court in connection with human trafficking investigation

15 hours ago 11,008 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested during the course of a search and arrest operation in Co Galway yesterday.

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