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No Break: Undocumented workers excluded from fishing sector work permit reforms
# Investigation
# Investigation

No Break: Undocumented workers excluded from fishing sector work permit reforms

2 hours ago 794 Views 1 Comment
  • Migrant fishers who left vessels due to exploitative treatment 'ignored' in recent cross-departmental review
  • Inspection reports reveal potential trafficking and deficiencies relating to hours of work and rest
  • Researcher: "The problems in Ireland can be traced to very specific policies and laws here"

Yesterday's News

Intel offers workers at Kildare plant voluntary unpaid leave in effort to cut costs
# Leixlip
# Leixlip

Intel offers workers at Kildare plant voluntary unpaid leave in effort to cut costs

3 hours ago 7,272 Views 7 Comments

It is not clear how many employees will be affected.

Man dies following shooting in Newry
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man dies following shooting in Newry

4 hours ago 4,570 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in the Ardcarn Park area this evening.

PSNI search property and seize items as part of probe into attempted murder of police officers
# Co Tyrone
# Co Tyrone

PSNI search property and seize items as part of probe into attempted murder of police officers

4 hours ago 1,544 Views 0 Comments

Police conducted a search at a property in the Innisfree Gardens area of the town.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron vow united front against Russia during historic state visit
# Washington
# Washington

Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron vow united front against Russia during historic state visit

Updated 5 hours ago 8,942 Views 3 Comments

The pair said the West must hold fast against Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.

Japan shock Spain and eliminate Germany on roller-coaster World Cup night
# Twists And Turns
From The42
# Twists And Turns

Japan shock Spain and eliminate Germany on roller-coaster World Cup night

5 hours ago 16,843 Views 12 Comments

Recounting an astonishing night as Japan came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 and knock out Germany in the process.

One person killed after 'rogue wave' hits Antarctic cruise ship during storm
# South America
# South America

One person killed after 'rogue wave' hits Antarctic cruise ship during storm

5 hours ago 15,811 Views 4 Comments

A representative of the Viking cruise company said that four other tourists sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were treated onboard.

Trump Organisation lawyer presents ruled-out evidence in tax fraud case
# Tax Fraud Case
# Tax Fraud Case

Trump Organisation lawyer presents ruled-out evidence in tax fraud case

6 hours ago 11,875 Views 0 Comments

The judge admonished Susan Necheles and halted arguments so she could remove any other precluded evidence.

Gardaí probing links between stabbing and fatal road crash in Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

Gardaí probing links between stabbing and fatal road crash in Co Monaghan

Updated 6 hours ago 67,462 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed that the two deaths are connected.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

6 hours ago 3,713 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

6 hours ago 6,367 Views 14 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests
# Just Stop Oil
# Just Stop Oil

UK's Sunak pledges more police powers to tackle ‘completely unacceptable’ climate protests

7 hours ago 5,712 Views 7 Comments

Sunak called it “completely unacceptable” that ordinary people were having their lives disrupted by environmental protests.

Straight out of Holywood - the new Rory McIlroy gets a hole in one
# No Doubting Thomas
From The42
# No Doubting Thomas

Straight out of Holywood - the new Rory McIlroy gets a hole in one

7 hours ago 29,844 Views 5 Comments

Tom McKibbin’s ace came at today’s South African Open.

US embassy and Spain PM got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy
# Madrid
# Madrid

US embassy and Spain PM got letter similar to one which exploded at Ukraine embassy

Updated 8 hours ago 16,685 Views 14 Comments

The letter that exploded at the embassy in Madrid was addressed to the Ukrainian ambassador.

Man in his 70s killed when tractor he was driving overturned in Donegal
# Ballyshannon
# Ballyshannon

Man in his 70s killed when tractor he was driving overturned in Donegal

8 hours ago 10,257 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the tractor died outside Ballyshannon this morning.

Christy Kinahan Senior told to return to Spain to face fake passport charges
# Passport Fraud
# Passport Fraud

Christy Kinahan Senior told to return to Spain to face fake passport charges

8 hours ago 16,862 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors allege Kinahan Senior used a British passport in the name of Michael Leslie Swift to board a flight to Rio.

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears

Updated 9 hours ago 24,226 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Dwyer argue that his conviction should be quashed following a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Russian shelling cuts off power again in liberated city of Kherson
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian shelling cuts off power again in liberated city of Kherson

9 hours ago 3,625 Views 3 Comments

Ukraine has faced an onslaught of Russian artillery fire and drone attacks since early October.

'Our child deserves to die at home': Family of boy with cancer told palliative care not available in their area
# Child Palliative Care
# Child Palliative Care

'Our child deserves to die at home': Family of boy with cancer told palliative care not available in their area

9 hours ago 27,860 Views 18 Comments

Tipperary TD Michael Lowry read out a letter in the Dáil from parents of a boy with terminal cancer.

Alan Dukes apologises 'unreservedly' over comments about 'border people' and violence
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Alan Dukes apologises 'unreservedly' over comments about 'border people' and violence

9 hours ago 36,580 Views 59 Comments

Dukes said border people were “more easily turned” to violence.

Lukaku's shocking misses cost Belgium as they exit the World Cup
# 2022 World Cup
From The42
# 2022 World Cup

Lukaku's shocking misses cost Belgium as they exit the World Cup

10 hours ago 25,135 Views 22 Comments

Roberto Martinez’ side bow out after a 0-0 draw with Croatia.

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

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

10 hours ago 2,449 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: Many survivors felt as though the Mother and Baby Homes Commission was a chance for society to learn what truly happened in these institutions. But it fell short of offering the closure many needed, leading experts to ask: how?

Wife of Kinahan Cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' to be jailed for money laundering
# Courts
# Courts

Wife of Kinahan Cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' to be jailed for money laundering

10 hours ago 13,978 Views 0 Comments

Deirdre Brady was given a three-year wholly suspended sentence after pleading guilty to two offences at the Special Criminal Court last July.

Suspended jail sentence for man who tried to get passport under a fake name
# Scott Knight
# Scott Knight

Suspended jail sentence for man who tried to get passport under a fake name

10 hours ago 11,940 Views 0 Comments

Scott Knight made full admissions when he was arrested in 2021.

Andy Cash to face trial over Tallaght triple murder
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Andy Cash to face trial over Tallaght triple murder

11 hours ago 16,988 Views 0 Comments

He will appear in court again on December 22.

Von der Leyen quotes The Saw Doctors when speaking about Brexit in the Dáil
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Von der Leyen quotes The Saw Doctors when speaking about Brexit in the Dáil

Updated 11 hours ago 25,731 Views 12 Comments

Talks between the EU and UK will be done with an ‘honest heart and an open mind’, says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Vast majority of people under probation did not reoffend within a year
# Recidivism
# Recidivism

Vast majority of people under probation did not reoffend within a year

11 hours ago 4,372 Views 7 Comments

Reoffending rates differed by region.

Boris Johnson will stand again at the next general election
# I'm Still Standing
# I'm Still Standing

Boris Johnson will stand again at the next general election

12 hours ago 11,662 Views 11 Comments

The former prime minister’s decision suggests he is committed to a long-term career in politics.

Healthcare report shows increase in ED attendances and outpatient appointments
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Healthcare report shows increase in ED attendances and outpatient appointments

12 hours ago 4,781 Views 9 Comments

Close to 200,000 people had been on outpatient waiting lists for over a year.

Pfizer to create 'hundreds of new jobs in Dublin' with €1.2 billion investment
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Pfizer to create 'hundreds of new jobs in Dublin' with €1.2 billion investment

13 hours ago 11,889 Views 9 Comments

A new facility will be built on its west Dublin campus.

Cooney on soccer: The majesty of Lionel Messi
# Showstopper
From The42
# Showstopper

Cooney on soccer: The majesty of Lionel Messi

13 hours ago 7,930 Views 4 Comments

Our correspondent finally gets to witness the extraordinary player and the fervour he inspires.

Restoring bankers bonuses and removing pay caps an 'insult' to working families, Dáil hears

Restoring bankers bonuses and removing pay caps an 'insult' to working families, Dáil hears

13 hours ago 13,935 Views 33 Comments

The decision was criticised by Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall.

Ursula von der Leyen thanks Irish people for their support in welcoming Ukrainian refugees
# EU
# EU

Ursula von der Leyen thanks Irish people for their support in welcoming Ukrainian refugees

Updated 14 hours ago 13,657 Views 24 Comments

Von der Leyen will also address a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas.

National bullying database to be set up under new 'landmark' action plan
# Bullying
# Bullying

National bullying database to be set up under new 'landmark' action plan

14 hours ago 6,121 Views 24 Comments

This is the first time the Department of Education has updated its bullying action plan since 2013.

The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?

15 hours ago 7,819 Views 1 Comment

Parent Paul Murphy, whose son is being treated in hospital for RSV, and Dr Niamh Lynch explain more in this week’s podcast episode.

'I’ve Will telling me every time I go home I was crap so that'll keep my feet on the ground!'
# Job
From The42
# Job

'I’ve Will telling me every time I go home I was crap so that'll keep my feet on the ground!'

15 hours ago 25,111 Views 0 Comments

Leinster’s Jimmy O’Brien won’t get carried away after a rollercoaster autumn in the green of Ireland.

Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers
# Hands On Deck
# Hands On Deck

Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers

15 hours ago 15,440 Views 4 Comments

Standard sea fishing boat licence conditions require at least 50% EU crew.

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests

16 hours ago 8,338 Views 4 Comments

Anger over China’s zero-Covid policy has sparked protests in major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes
# The Commission
# The Commission

Redacted Lives: Why survivors felt let down by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes

21 hours ago 10,409 Views 0 Comments
  • The latest episode in our podcast series examines how the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes gathered evidence
  • Many survivors felt as though the inquiry was a chance for Irish society to finally find out what truly happened in these institutions
  • But the final report didn’t come to the conclusions that many experts expected, leading people to ask: How?
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