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Irish - Thursday 26 May, 2022

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs
# Housing Costs
# Housing Costs

More than half of renting households receive support for housing costs

Thu 8:10 AM 13,812 Views 30 Comments

The new report by the Economic and Social Research Institute looks at housing supports for low-income renters.

Robbie Henshaw tapped into Michael Jordan mindset to shine in Champions Cup semi-final
# Last Dance
From The42
# Last Dance

Robbie Henshaw tapped into Michael Jordan mindset to shine in Champions Cup semi-final

Updated Thu 8:10 AM 16,469 Views 9 Comments

The centre used Jordan documentary The Last Dance as inspiration to overcome illness and play a key role against Toulouse.

Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Majority in North think Brexit has increased likelihood of united Ireland – survey

Thu 6:55 AM 16,707 Views 12 Comments

The poll also found that 48% support for Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK.

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says
# EPA
# EPA

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says

Thu 6:00 AM 23,236 Views 11 Comments

The gas is linked to around 350 new cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year.

Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape
# Inside Look
# Inside Look

Inflation and Ukraine fallout pose fresh hurdles for children's hospital as structure takes shape

Thu 12:05 AM 25,238 Views 18 Comments
  • Surging inflation and global supply chain issues are creating challenges for the new National Children's Hospital, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The Journal visited the site in Dublin 8, where construction is well underway.
  • New features in the hospital include robots to transport materials and a tablet at each bed.

Irish - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody

Wed 10:57 PM 34,883 Views 0 Comments

Iancu Nicola (30) mugged the victim as she was collecting post from the postbox outside her home.

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’
# Passport Delays
# Passport Delays

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’

Updated Wed 10:40 PM 42,160 Views 58 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting that passport delays were a serious issue.

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Medical scientists to suspend strike action next week and will return to WRC for talks

Wed 10:23 PM 5,257 Views 3 Comments

The three days of strike action planned for next week have all been suspended, say the MLSA.

Have you seen missing person Kieran Moans?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing person Kieran Moans?

Wed 9:23 PM 18,685 Views 0 Comments

Kieran is described as being 5’ 8” in height with a slim build. He has black/greying hair, green eyes and a stubbly beard.

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

27 children and adolescents stayed in adult psychiatric units in 2021 despite CAMHS capacity

Wed 9:11 PM 7,060 Views 2 Comments

A HSE spokesperson said that in exceptional circumstances this may be in the best interest of the adolescent at that time.

Cannabis worth €2.8 million seized at Rosslare Europort
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €2.8 million seized at Rosslare Europort

Wed 9:01 PM 12,594 Views 26 Comments

The drugs were discovered concealed within a consignment of vegetables.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Wed 9:00 PM 4,649 Views 0 Comments

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

Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers
# Banking
# Banking

Electric Ireland moves to reassure KBC and Ulster Bank customers over direct debit switchovers

Wed 7:29 PM 17,214 Views 7 Comments

The energy supplier has raised concerns about the ‘cumbersome’ paper-based process of switching some 65,000 customers.

Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears
# John McGahon
# John McGahon

Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears

Wed 7:10 PM 26,351 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Senator John McGahon is on trial in Dundalk after pleading not guilty to a charge of assault.

Father of Santina Cawley pleads guilty to assaulting ex partner found guilty of her murder
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father of Santina Cawley pleads guilty to assaulting ex partner found guilty of her murder

Wed 6:35 PM 28,757 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington has vehemently denied any responsibility in relation to the death of the child

Mayo's injury list the major concern ahead of Monaghan test
# The42 GAA Weekly
From The42
# The42 GAA Weekly

Mayo's injury list the major concern ahead of Monaghan test

Updated Wed 5:07 PM 22,340 Views 3 Comments

Marc Ó Sé believes Mayo will have enough for Monaghan if they can overcome their fitness concerns.

Taoiseach at Davos: 'Wind is Ireland's oil and that's how we're going to play it'
# Swiss Teesh
# Swiss Teesh

Taoiseach at Davos: 'Wind is Ireland's oil and that's how we're going to play it'

Wed 4:38 PM 31,309 Views 52 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking to Bloomberg TV at the World Economic Forum.

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers
# Housing
# Housing

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers

Updated Wed 3:39 PM 44,417 Views 83 Comments

The housing minister says the scheme aims to bring into use 80,000 un-commenced planning permissions.

Teenager missing from Co Kildare found safe and well
# Located
# Located

Teenager missing from Co Kildare found safe and well

Wed 3:27 PM 21,615 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public and the media for its assistance.

Unionists seethe at 'meddling Americans' as Richie Neal and Co. visit Derry
# Perfect Foyle
# Perfect Foyle

Unionists seethe at 'meddling Americans' as Richie Neal and Co. visit Derry

Updated Wed 3:15 PM 43,592 Views 33 Comments
  • Neal angered unionists yesterday by saying that issues around the Protocol were 'manufactured'.
  • Asked about his upcoming meeting with DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson, Neal said they have known each other 'for a long time'.
  • The nine-strong US delegation today visited the Derry Girls mural as well as the city's walls and Peace Bridge.
'If everyone was the same, life would be dull' - Kenny has no issues with Obafemi as he returns to Irish squad
# Reunited
From The42
# Reunited

'If everyone was the same, life would be dull' - Kenny has no issues with Obafemi as he returns to Irish squad

Wed 3:02 PM 22,127 Views 5 Comments

Kenny today named a 27-man squad for four Nations League fixtures next month.

Thousands of people with alopecia can benefit from €500 grant to buy wig
# Wig Grant
# Wig Grant

Thousands of people with alopecia can benefit from €500 grant to buy wig

Wed 2:55 PM 15,702 Views 9 Comments

The government grant will go to people who suffer hair loss due to illness.

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests
# US
# US

Trump suffers stinging losses in Georgia Republican contests

Wed 2:34 PM 34,427 Views 14 Comments

Governor Brian Kemp easily defeated Donald Trump’s hand-picked challenger in the critical swing state.

Obafemi returns, while Hamilton and Ebosele receive first call-ups as Kenny names squad for June
# New Kids
From The42
# New Kids

Obafemi returns, while Hamilton and Ebosele receive first call-ups as Kenny names squad for June

Wed 1:13 PM 17,021 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Cyrus Christie replaces the injured Matt Doherty in the 27-man squad.

'We had it out with each other' - Tough Munster conversations following Leinster defeat
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

'We had it out with each other' - Tough Munster conversations following Leinster defeat

Wed 12:00 PM 31,634 Views 23 Comments

Johann van Graan’s charges delivered a below-par performance against a fringe Leinster team last weekend.

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals

Wed 11:28 AM 8,787 Views 16 Comments

The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.

Rights group ‘strongly opposed’ to gardaí being granted facial-recognition technology
# New Powers
# New Powers

Rights group ‘strongly opposed’ to gardaí being granted facial-recognition technology

Wed 11:09 AM 20,371 Views 60 Comments

Civil liberties groups say it enables “mass surveillance”, the Minister for Justice disagrees.

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You

Wed 10:30 AM 2,555 Views 1 Comment

The Good Information Podcast looks at the evolving relationship between Ireland, the EU and China.

Poll: How do you feel about gardaí using facial recognition technology to identify suspects?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about gardaí using facial recognition technology to identify suspects?

Wed 9:45 AM 40,224 Views 66 Comments

Civil liberties groups have raised concerns about the technology being used by law enforcement.

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick
# Caherconlish
# Caherconlish

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick

Wed 9:43 AM 9,597 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made at around 8pm last night.

Gardaí 'forced to wait over an hour' for armed support to arrive on dangerous scenes
# Armed Support
# Armed Support

Gardaí 'forced to wait over an hour' for armed support to arrive on dangerous scenes

Wed 6:00 AM 54,874 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí have described the waiting times as unacceptable.

Nursing home apologises after elderly woman with dementia found 3km away with facial injuries
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

Nursing home apologises after elderly woman with dementia found 3km away with facial injuries

Wed 5:30 AM 56,678 Views 8 Comments

The case, detailed in the Ombudsman 2021 report, was raised after the nursing home refused to engage with the woman’s family.

Hospitality workers: Industry's 'downward spiral' will remain until pay and conditions change
# Staffing Crisis
# Staffing Crisis

Hospitality workers: Industry's 'downward spiral' will remain until pay and conditions change

Wed 12:05 AM 19,308 Views 18 Comments

A significant proportion of staff did not return to their employers after Covid-19 restrictions on the sector were lifted

Irish - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

One man arrested and another hospitalised following public order incident at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

One man arrested and another hospitalised following public order incident at Dublin Airport

Tue 10:41 PM 138,824 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at approximately 7.20pm this evening.

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK

Tue 9:40 PM 14,672 Views 0 Comments

Transmission of monkeypox occurs through close, sustained skin-to-skin contact with someone who has an active rash.

Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season

Updated Tue 9:39 PM 34,737 Views 27 Comments

A comprehensive look at all the players in and around Stephen Kenny’s squad.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tue 8:55 PM 7,626 Views 0 Comments

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