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Irish - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

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.

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks
# Armed Forces
# Armed Forces

Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks

Tue 8:29 PM 10,187 Views 5 Comments

Defence Minister Simon Coveney said that the government is aware of the ‘longstanding desire’ of the body to associate with the union

State of play - how are the eight Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders shaping up?
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

State of play - how are the eight Liam MacCarthy Cup contenders shaping up?

Updated Tue 8:15 PM 50,664 Views 18 Comments

The Leinster and Munster round-robin series have concluded to offer a clearer picture for the 2022 hurling title race.

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'

Tue 8:00 PM 19,312 Views 11 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors are currently balloting on whether to take industrial action over their working conditions.

Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'
# Court
# Court

Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'

Tue 7:17 PM 11,835 Views 0 Comments

The accused initially considered travelling to Portugal before changing his mind, the court heard.

Medical scientists to suspend strike action tomorrow and enter talks in Labour Court
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Medical scientists to suspend strike action tomorrow and enter talks in Labour Court

Updated Tue 6:48 PM 36,463 Views 14 Comments

The MLSA, Department of Health and HSE are all set to engage in talks in the Labour Court tomorrow.

Former Garda sergeant got sick from stress on first day back after making bullying complaint
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Garda sergeant got sick from stress on first day back after making bullying complaint

Tue 6:40 PM 31,433 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal heard from a retired Garda Sergeant who complained that the proper investigation of a child sexual assault allegation was prevented by a superintendent.

The Remote: Stranger Things returns, a tragic Irish murder and the Champions League final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Stranger Things returns, a tragic Irish murder and the Champions League final

Tue 6:31 PM 13,520 Views 5 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Intensive work' ongoing to give 35 children with Cystic Fibrosis access to life-changing drug

Tue 6:27 PM 7,611 Views 10 Comments

Donnelly said it is important to him ‘that children get access to the drug that they need’.

Jeffrey Donaldson accuses US Congressman visiting Dublin of 'slavish adherence to Sinn Féin dogma'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Jeffrey Donaldson accuses US Congressman visiting Dublin of 'slavish adherence to Sinn Féin dogma'

Updated Tue 6:13 PM 38,183 Views 27 Comments
  • Donaldson made the comments after Congressman Richard Neal described the Protocol impasse as 'manufactured'.
  • Massachusetts Democrat Neal told reporters today it's 'up to London' to find a solution.
  • Neal is leading a nine-strong US delegation on a fact-finding mission to Europe.
Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply

Updated Tue 5:53 PM 31,236 Views 26 Comments

A Sinn Féin bill this week would require online platforms to only advertise properties that are compliant.

Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney
# Delays
# Delays

Passport Office 'upscaling' to respond to massive increase in demand, says Coveney

Tue 5:35 PM 16,898 Views 18 Comments

Last month, 170,000 passports went out successfully, said Minister Simon Coveney.

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park

Tue 5:01 PM 39,007 Views 27 Comments

The former three-weight boxing world champion left the sport for MMA in 2013 in search of better opportunities, but may pivot back to face the Irish icon.

Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019
# Caoimhin Cassidy
# Caoimhin Cassidy

Man arrested in connection with Derry teenager's death in car fire in 2019

Tue 4:40 PM 6,070 Views 0 Comments

It was when dealing with the blaze that the body of 18-year-old Caoimhin Cassidy was discovered inside the vehicle.

Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit
# Eating Disorders
# Eating Disorders

Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit

Tue 4:07 PM 9,461 Views 8 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says the situation at Linn Dara is regrettable.

Over 300 jobs to go at PayPal offices in Dundalk and Blanchardstown
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Over 300 jobs to go at PayPal offices in Dundalk and Blanchardstown

Tue 3:06 PM 38,055 Views 30 Comments

135 jobs in Blanchardstown and 172 jobs in Dundalk will be affected.

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following collision in Tuam yesterday
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí appealing for witnesses following collision in Tuam yesterday

Tue 2:23 PM 12,334 Views 1 Comment

A male in his late teens was taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated for his injuries

Tralee stabbing: Two men released without charge as victim is named locally
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tralee stabbing: Two men released without charge as victim is named locally

Updated Tue 2:20 PM 15,910 Views 0 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

'I want to go to the next level, be it with Rotherham or another team that gives me the opportunity'
# Chieo
From The42
# Chieo

'I want to go to the next level, be it with Rotherham or another team that gives me the opportunity'

Tue 2:19 PM 12,424 Views 8 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene discusses his future at club level with The42′s Football Family podcast.

Michelle O'Neill says she isn't 'too hung up' on what she calls Northern Ireland
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Michelle O'Neill says she isn't 'too hung up' on what she calls Northern Ireland

Tue 1:33 PM 19,334 Views 18 Comments

The first minister designate of Northern Ireland said that people should be “bit relaxed about those things”.

Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property
# Courts
# Courts

Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property

Tue 1:29 PM 15,283 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the Criminal Assets Bureau is still trying to serve papers on Daniel Kinahan, who remains in Dubai.

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
# Economy
# Economy

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'

Tue 1:10 PM 28,655 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.

Gardaí call for more resources as online child exploitation 'spiralling out of control'
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Gardaí call for more resources as online child exploitation 'spiralling out of control'

Tue 12:57 PM 8,641 Views 8 Comments

Thousands of cases have been forwarded to Ireland from the US.

Troubles legacy bill: Johnson and Tories accused of treating families like 'daft Paddies'
# Legacy Bill
# Legacy Bill

Troubles legacy bill: Johnson and Tories accused of treating families like 'daft Paddies'

Tue 12:51 PM 7,463 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill has been widely criticised.

Poll: Have you attempted a barbecue so far this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you attempted a barbecue so far this year?

Tue 11:32 AM 17,842 Views 11 Comments

To grill, or not to grill: that is the question.

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

Tue 10:57 AM 8,678 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

Man (50s) dies in workplace accident involving steam roller in Co Monaghan
# Shankill
# Shankill

Man (50s) dies in workplace accident involving steam roller in Co Monaghan

Tue 9:56 AM 28,023 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at around 9.45am yesterday morning.

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful

Updated Tue 9:50 AM 16,079 Views 14 Comments

As medical scientists’ industrial action escalates, the TD says it’s time for pay parity for these frontline workers.

Cyclist in critical condition after collision with taxi in Cork city
# Cork
# Cork

Cyclist in critical condition after collision with taxi in Cork city

Tue 9:39 AM 13,370 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred at 2am at the junction of Anglesea Street and Union Quay.

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns
# Probe
# Probe

Watchdog clears Bank of Ireland €9 billion KBC deal despite 'significant' concerns

Tue 9:14 AM 13,889 Views 16 Comments

The sale would see Bank of Ireland acquire KBC’s performing loan assets.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are coming back to Ireland in 2023
# Born In The Rds
# Born In The Rds

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are coming back to Ireland in 2023

Tue 8:55 AM 23,175 Views 36 Comments

The veteran group are heading out on their first post-Covid tour.

Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI

Tue 7:30 AM 9,840 Views 9 Comments

‘In cases where a migrant’s residence becomes undocumented, care should be taken to ensure they are not afraid to access basic services.’

Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told
# Through The Roof
# Through The Roof

Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told

Tue 7:20 AM 21,710 Views 26 Comments

The Irish Home Builders Association will tell TDs that the situation is getting worse on a weekly basis.

'I’m shaped by my years spent in Munster. That’s innate in me'
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

'I’m shaped by my years spent in Munster. That’s innate in me'

Tue 6:45 AM 24,013 Views 6 Comments

Ronan O’Gara is hoping to lead La Rochelle to Champions Cup success this weekend, with old foes Leinster standing in his way.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste travel to Davos to attend World Economic Forum meeting
# Davos
# Davos

Taoiseach and Tánaiste travel to Davos to attend World Economic Forum meeting

Tue 6:45 AM 7,705 Views 16 Comments

Martin will hold bilateral meetings with political leaders and senior executives from multinational companies.

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing

Tue 6:15 AM 16,309 Views 18 Comments

Median household income of first-time buyers increased from €71,000 to €77,000.

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

Tue 12:04 AM 11,964 Views 14 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

Irish - Monday 23 May, 2022

Garda facing dismissal for turning on emergency lights to warn public about stolen car
# GRA
# GRA

Garda facing dismissal for turning on emergency lights to warn public about stolen car

Mon 11:30 PM 201,956 Views 85 Comments

The GRA said gardaí are facing a massive morale problem.