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Irish - Today’s News

Justice Minister praises 'brave and selfless work' of gardaí in Memorial Day address
# Garda Memorial Day
# Garda Memorial Day

Justice Minister praises 'brave and selfless work' of gardaí in Memorial Day address

8 minutes ago 210 Views 0 Comments

This year’s event coincides with the Centenary Year of An Garda Síochána.

Catchup programme for HPV vaccine receives approval
# HPV
# HPV

Catchup programme for HPV vaccine receives approval

9 minutes ago 179 Views 0 Comments

It will be available to women up to the age of 25 years who have left secondary school and who did not receive it previously.

Hotel ordered to pay €5,000 for discriminating against bride-to-be from Traveller Community
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Hotel ordered to pay €5,000 for discriminating against bride-to-be from Traveller Community

48 minutes ago 6,162 Views 0 Comments

The woman did not receive a response until a complaint was made under the Equal Status Act.

'The best man I've ever met' - Everton boss Lampard pays glowing dressing room tribute to Seamus Coleman
# Behind The Scenes
From The42
# Behind The Scenes

'The best man I've ever met' - Everton boss Lampard pays glowing dressing room tribute to Seamus Coleman

Updated 55 minutes ago 14,255 Views 3 Comments

Lampard described Coleman as ‘the best man I’ve ever met’ after Everton ensured their Premier League survival in dramatic circumstances.

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast
# Bangladesh Flooding
# Bangladesh Flooding

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast

1 hour ago 2,689 Views 0 Comments

At least 10 people have been killed this week.

Women TV presenters defy Taliban order to cover faces on air
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Women TV presenters defy Taliban order to cover faces on air

1 hour ago 6,554 Views 7 Comments

Since regaining power last year the Taliban have imposed a slew of restrictions on civil society.

Australia's voters end decade of conservative rule
# Australia
# Australia

Australia's voters end decade of conservative rule

Updated 2 hours ago 17,231 Views 21 Comments

The balance of power could rest with a string of climate-focused independent candidates.

'You can say you are a Dublin hurler, but do you want to win as a Dublin hurler?'
# LHC
From The42
# LHC

'You can say you are a Dublin hurler, but do you want to win as a Dublin hurler?'

Updated 3 hours ago 9,950 Views 2 Comments

In 2019 and 2021 Dublin beat Galway. Why didn’t they kick on?

PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

PSNI launch murder investigation after man dies in stabbing attack

4 hours ago 3,556 Views 0 Comments

Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing.

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity
# Seoul Trip
# Seoul Trip

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity

5 hours ago 6,259 Views 10 Comments

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year.

Concern for welfare of 22-year-old missing from Lusk
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Concern for welfare of 22-year-old missing from Lusk

6 hours ago 11,344 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Balbriggan are renewing their appeal to the public for assistance in locating Andrew Finni.

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''
# Reeling In The Years
From The42
# Reeling In The Years

'A porter who was probably given a few quid said, 'Oh, Mr Keane is leaving from the back door''

7 hours ago 41,619 Views 7 Comments

BBC reporter Stephen Watson recalls his famous interview on the 20th anniversary of Saipan.

5 questions as Munster and Leinster SHC round-robins reach exciting conclusion
# Final Day
From The42
# Final Day

5 questions as Munster and Leinster SHC round-robins reach exciting conclusion

7 hours ago 16,087 Views 11 Comments

Shoiuld Clare play a weakened team, can Cork string two good performances together and who’ll survive in Leinster?

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?

8 hours ago 10,833 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been made by government ministers and the HSE itself.

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says Mariupol battle at end as Ukrainian defenders surrender

8 hours ago 13,905 Views 7 Comments

Moscow’s flattening of Mariupol has drawn multiple accusations of war crimes, including over a deadly attack on a maternity ward.

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up

8 hours ago 13,621 Views 21 Comments

Meetings between senior US figures and Labour leader Keir Starmer are also set to take place.

Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year
# Up The Pole
# Up The Pole

Green Party bill seeks to restrict election posters but govt is pushing it back to next year

9 hours ago 8,082 Views 32 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is establishing an Electoral Commission that will look at the issue.

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast
# TGIP
# TGIP

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast

10 hours ago 2,193 Views 0 Comments

Catch up with all of the in-depth, original reporting from The Good Information Project.

Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved
# Off The Table
# Off The Table

Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved

16 hours ago 26,898 Views 48 Comments
  • New polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal found huge support for mandatory calorie labelling on menus.
  • Plans to introduce the measure in Ireland, as part of efforts to tackle obesity, have been shelved.
  • Restaurateurs have raised a number of concerns about the policy including cost and practicality.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city
# Paderborn
# Paderborn

Dozens of people injured after tornado smashes into German city

18 hours ago 27,937 Views 15 Comments

Paderborn police said at least 30 people had been hurt.

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP

Updated 18 hours ago 74,201 Views 62 Comments

In a strongly-worded intervention, Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

19 hours ago 15,267 Views 0 Comments

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

'I’d be very wary of anything the coach of La Rochelle says in the media' - Cullen cautious on O'Gara quotes
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'I’d be very wary of anything the coach of La Rochelle says in the media' - Cullen cautious on O'Gara quotes

Updated 19 hours ago 54,359 Views 42 Comments

Leo Cullen says he won’t pay too much attention to Ronan O’Gara’s various media commitments ahead of next weekend’s Champions Cup final.

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

20 hours ago 17,862 Views 27 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court

20 hours ago 13,080 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

21 hours ago 25,817 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up
# High Court
# High Court

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up

22 hours ago 27,697 Views 0 Comments

Companies which were originally set up by Quinn wanted an injunction restraining him from trespassing on their lands.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

23 hours ago 25,692 Views 13 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Taoiseach and Jeffrey Donaldson meet in Belfast as DUP rejects 'sticking plaster approach'
# Up North
# Up North

Taoiseach and Jeffrey Donaldson meet in Belfast as DUP rejects 'sticking plaster approach'

Updated 23 hours ago 61,663 Views 71 Comments
  • Jeffrey Donaldson said: “Dublin must belatedly recognise that if nothing is fixed then there will be no progress."
  • Speaking this morning, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that "in the democratic world" people should attend parliament.
  • Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney also met his British counterpart Liz Truss in Turin today.
Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time

23 hours ago 17,873 Views 10 Comments

The women’s team had an impressive win against England.

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe

23 hours ago 13,079 Views 7 Comments

The seizure took place yesteday.

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv
# Kyiv
# Kyiv

Ceann Comhairle meets with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Fri 4:03 PM 16,795 Views 33 Comments

The trip to Kyiv was announced by the Ceann Comhairle in early May.

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Updated Fri 3:20 PM 15,847 Views 8 Comments

Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges
# Court
# Court

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges

Fri 2:56 PM 34,672 Views 0 Comments

Most of the offences allegedly happened at Maria Christian Brothers primary school on Synge Street, Dublin.

Construction costs surge again in April as inflation continues to pump up wholesale prices
# Price Pressures
# Price Pressures

Construction costs surge again in April as inflation continues to pump up wholesale prices

Fri 2:52 PM 14,691 Views 17 Comments

Structural steel and fabricated metal prices were up 42% and 38.5% respectively over 12 months.

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity
# Planning
# Planning

Planning permission refused for Wicklow wind farm due to nearby Air Corps activity

Fri 2:20 PM 15,515 Views 17 Comments

The proposed site is just under 2.5 kilometres from Coolmoney Defence Forces camp.

Casting opens for RTÉ's Toy Show The Musical
# Toy Show
# Toy Show

Casting opens for RTÉ's Toy Show The Musical

Fri 1:13 PM 12,790 Views 20 Comments

The lead role of Nell is being cast, with girls between the age of 11 and 16 being invited to apply.

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days
# Role Models
From The42
# Role Models

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days

Updated Fri 12:42 PM 14,166 Views 4 Comments

Martin O’Connor grew up on a diet of watching Wexford sides competing at the top table.

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