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Irish - Monday 23 May, 2022

Victory for Pat's as Owolabi hat-trick settles Dublin Derby with Bohs
# Tunde Roar
From The42
# Tunde Roar

Victory for Pat's as Owolabi hat-trick settles Dublin Derby with Bohs

Mon 9:41 PM 14,317 Views 4 Comments

Tunde Owolabi scored all of his side’s goals in a 3-0 win over Bohemians.

Deep well of support for pragmatic solution on Northern Ireland Protocol, says Taoiseach
# Protocol
# Protocol

Deep well of support for pragmatic solution on Northern Ireland Protocol, says Taoiseach

Updated Mon 9:17 PM 27,005 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach made the remarks during a press conference with Dutch PM Mark Rutte

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mon 9:00 PM 7,136 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish players' involvement in Premier League falls to record low
# Diminishing
From The42
# Diminishing

Irish players' involvement in Premier League falls to record low

Mon 8:11 PM 37,539 Views 44 Comments

14 Irish players accumulated just under 10,000 minutes action this season, less than half of last season’s total.

€17 million needed to save Ireland’s most threatened birds says BirdWatch Ireland
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

€17 million needed to save Ireland’s most threatened birds says BirdWatch Ireland

Mon 7:00 PM 17,520 Views 60 Comments

The organisation says that several ground nesting birds are at risk of extinction without funding for conservation schemes.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mon 6:30 PM 15,970 Views 7 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Alice Zeniter and Frank Wynne named as winners of €100k Dublin Literary Award
# Big Prize
# Big Prize

Alice Zeniter and Frank Wynne named as winners of €100k Dublin Literary Award

Mon 6:11 PM 9,908 Views 2 Comments

They won for the novel The Art of Losing.

Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee

Updated Mon 6:02 PM 32,087 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine
# Starbucks
# Starbucks

Starbucks quits Russian market in wake of invasion of Ukraine

Mon 6:00 PM 15,722 Views 15 Comments

Starbucks said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61
# RIP
# RIP

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61

Mon 5:42 PM 40,032 Views 11 Comments

Coughlan was a member of critically acclaimed bands The Fatima Mansions and Microdisney.

'Byrne is 3rd-choice and Foley is 4th-choice. They were clearly the better half-backs in this game'
# Mind The Gap
From The42
# Mind The Gap

'Byrne is 3rd-choice and Foley is 4th-choice. They were clearly the better half-backs in this game'

Mon 4:55 PM 35,304 Views 26 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey dissected Leinster’s highly impressive victory over Munster on today’s members’ rugby pod.

Sinn Féin election worker jailed for robbing pensioner while hanging posters
# Courts
# Courts

Sinn Féin election worker jailed for robbing pensioner while hanging posters

Mon 4:22 PM 40,407 Views 0 Comments

Sean Fitzgerald, 34, of Galtymore Road, Drimnagh, pleaded not guilty to the robbery but was convicted.

Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'
# Dublin Booked Up
# Dublin Booked Up

Taoiseach says Oireachtas members sleeping in cars due to hotel shortage isn't 'widespread'

Mon 4:08 PM 30,331 Views 34 Comments

A Fianna Fáil senator said that he has had to sleep in his car twice and that other politicians have the same problem.

Monkeypox: ECDC says risk to wider population is 'low' but that countries should prepare
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Monkeypox: ECDC says risk to wider population is 'low' but that countries should prepare

Updated Mon 3:45 PM 42,120 Views 41 Comments

As of Saturday, there were 92 confirmed cases of the disease in countries where monkeypox is not endemic.

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90

Mon 3:44 PM 19,015 Views 11 Comments

The Waterford writer wrote many books about her journeys abroad – often travelled by bicycle.

Fixture details confirmed as Armagh v Tyrone the pick of All-Ireland football qualifier ties
# Out Of The Hat
From The42
# Out Of The Hat

Fixture details confirmed as Armagh v Tyrone the pick of All-Ireland football qualifier ties

Updated Mon 3:30 PM 42,709 Views 13 Comments

Mayo host Monaghan in the other clash between Division 1 teams.

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?
# Omicron
# Omicron

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?

Mon 3:09 PM 34,533 Views 29 Comments

BA.4 and BA.5 were identified by the ECDC as variants of concern earlier this month.

Injured Leinster pair Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe to step up training ahead of Champions Cup final
# Update
From The42
# Update

Injured Leinster pair Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe to step up training ahead of Champions Cup final

Updated Mon 3:09 PM 15,310 Views 7 Comments

Both players picked up injuries during the province’s semi-final win over Toulouse.

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom

Mon 3:01 PM 32,921 Views 0 Comments

The offence occurred in 2019 when the parties were playing in a field near their homes.

Date set for Boy B’s bid to introduce fresh evidence in appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Date set for Boy B’s bid to introduce fresh evidence in appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction

Mon 2:54 PM 15,862 Views 0 Comments

Boy A and Boy B were both found guilty by unanimous verdicts of murdering Ana Kriegel in June 2019.

Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy
# Being-Patient
# Being-Patient

Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy

Mon 2:37 PM 4,009 Views 0 Comments

Join us at 1pm this Thursday.

McVerry Trust offers addiction counselling to man who stabbed mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

McVerry Trust offers addiction counselling to man who stabbed mother's partner

Mon 1:49 PM 10,223 Views 0 Comments

The judge said today that he would take time to consider a 17-page psychiatric report handed into the court regarding Jonathan Reid.

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings
# Rentals
# Rentals

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings

Mon 1:24 PM 21,020 Views 13 Comments

The minister said it is “not sustainable” to have “multiples of short terms lets versus long terms in all our major cities”.

Gardaí appeal for information after women threatened with knife and scissors
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí appeal for information after women threatened with knife and scissors

Mon 12:38 PM 19,464 Views 6 Comments

Two thefts targeting women’s handbags on Friday evening were reported in Limerick city.

21-year-old Russian soldier sentenced to life at first Kyiv war crimes trial since invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

21-year-old Russian soldier sentenced to life at first Kyiv war crimes trial since invasion

Mon 12:13 PM 28,408 Views 38 Comments

The soldier was accused of shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head in the north-east village of Chupakhivka.

Medical scientists to take two more days of industrial action this week
# Strike
# Strike

Medical scientists to take two more days of industrial action this week

Mon 11:34 AM 11,348 Views 2 Comments

A further three days are planned if progress isn’t made this week.

Poll: How often do you read a book?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you read a book?

Mon 9:56 AM 29,935 Views 44 Comments

The 27th winner of the Dublin Literary Award will be announced this afternoon.

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
# Davos
# Davos

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined

Mon 8:02 AM 18,126 Views 41 Comments

A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.

'Saipan? It’s something that you always see when it's on Reeling in the Years'
# Roy Keane
From The42
# Roy Keane

'Saipan? It’s something that you always see when it's on Reeling in the Years'

Mon 8:00 AM 15,860 Views 12 Comments

Amid the reflections and memories on the 20th anniversary, The42 asked 10 Irish footballers born around that time what the controversy means to them.

Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one
# Death Certificates
# Death Certificates

Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one

Mon 12:05 AM 17,309 Views 11 Comments
  • A proposal would give the deceased’s family five days to visit a registration office after receiving the cause of death cert.
  • The new system would quicken up a process that is handled much slower in Ireland than in other countries and reduce lags in important data.
  • However, current wait times for an appointment at some civil registration offices can take up to several weeks, Lauren Boland reports.

Irish - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Quiz: How well do you know these famous film scores and soundtracks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these famous film scores and soundtracks?

Sun 10:00 PM 38,124 Views 11 Comments

Do you know your John Williams from your Danny Elfman?

Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin

Sun 8:00 PM 47,521 Views 23 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard and supporting his family while enjoying socialising in Dublin.

UN denounces 'racist and homophobic' tone of some monkeypox reporting
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UN denounces 'racist and homophobic' tone of some monkeypox reporting

Sun 8:00 PM 27,109 Views 17 Comments

UNAIDS said ‘a significant proportion’ of recent monkeypox cases have been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sun 7:00 PM 10,465 Views 0 Comments

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

Full protocol implementation would mean economic tsunami, says DUP
# Stormont
# Stormont

Full protocol implementation would mean economic tsunami, says DUP

Updated Sun 6:34 PM 36,094 Views 28 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said that calling on the Northern Ireland Protocol to be implemented in full was ‘such folly’.

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany

Sun 6:30 PM 30,626 Views 24 Comments

Scarcity of medical-grade baby formula caused by production problems and supply-chain issues has created grave problems for thousands of American parents.

EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel

Updated Sun 6:25 PM 29,267 Views 25 Comments

Ireland South MEP Grace O’Sullivan, who was one of the delegates, criticised the decision.

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

Sun 5:59 PM 10,741 Views 8 Comments

This month Afghanistan’s supreme leader issued a diktat for women to cover up fully in public, including their faces.