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UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region

Fri 3:15 PM 5,558 Views 4 Comments

In the Sahel, 7.7 million children under the age of five are expected to suffer from malnutrition.

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

Retired school principal on 90 sex abuse charges

Fri 2:56 PM 34,706 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 14,724 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 15,558 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 12,818 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 14,183 Views 4 Comments

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

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20
# Disease
# Disease

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20

Updated Fri 12:38 PM 37,491 Views 28 Comments

The rare disease — which is not usually fatal — often manifests itself through fever, muscle aches and other signs.

Union calls for menstrual health policy in every Irish workplace
# Periods
# Periods

Union calls for menstrual health policy in every Irish workplace

Fri 12:30 PM 16,590 Views 50 Comments

Over 70% of respondents in a survey conducted by the union had taken time off work because of their periods.

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced
# Blue Flag Beaches
# Blue Flag Beaches

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The 2022 list has been announced

Fri 12:00 PM 27,520 Views 17 Comments

A record-breaking number of beaches received the award this year.

Business owners divided over Capel Street pedestrianisation today
# Dublin
# Dublin

Business owners divided over Capel Street pedestrianisation today

Updated Fri 11:45 AM 30,914 Views 52 Comments

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland, addressed some of the fears business owners on the street may have.

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?

Fri 11:30 AM 7,639 Views 16 Comments

What conditions must be met before a United Ireland comes about?

At least three injured in ‘random’ stabbing near Oslo
# Norway
# Norway

At least three injured in ‘random’ stabbing near Oslo

Fri 11:02 AM 7,211 Views 1 Comment

Police have confirmed that the alleged perpetrator has been arrested.

Sri Lanka closes schools and limits work amid fuel shortage
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

Sri Lanka closes schools and limits work amid fuel shortage

Fri 10:57 AM 10,746 Views 2 Comments

People have been waiting for days at a time to get fuel at stations around the island nation.

The Bee Guy: On World Bee Day, let's not just focus on the honey bees
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

The Bee Guy: On World Bee Day, let's not just focus on the honey bees

Updated Fri 10:09 AM 13,164 Views 6 Comments

Paul Handrick says time is running out for wild bees but there’s lots we can do to help.

Family and gardaí concerned for well-being of man (26) missing from Cork
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí concerned for well-being of man (26) missing from Cork

Fri 10:06 AM 16,591 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Dunne has been missing from his home in the Ballinspittle area of Co Cork since Thursday.

Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election
# Vote
# Vote

Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election

Fri 9:57 AM 5,334 Views 1 Comment

Scott Morrison’s conservative government is seeking a rare fourth term in office.

Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar will both attend Davos as the Alpine elite summit returns
# Hobnobbing
# Hobnobbing

Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar will both attend Davos as the Alpine elite summit returns

Fri 8:36 AM 13,170 Views 26 Comments

The World Economic Forum had an enforced two-year break because of Covid but returns next week.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

Fri 8:30 AM 29,150 Views 13 Comments

Plenty to enjoy watching this weekend.

Growing number of Irish people willing to take part in clinical trials

Growing number of Irish people willing to take part in clinical trials

Fri 7:58 AM 9,691 Views 4 Comments

According to a nationwide survey, 60% of people would be willing to take part in a clinical trial – up from 48% in 2020.

US accuses Russia of holding world hostage over food amid Ukraine invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US accuses Russia of holding world hostage over food amid Ukraine invasion

Fri 7:29 AM 9,402 Views 10 Comments

Washington called on Russia to allow exports of Ukrainian grain that is held up in Black Sea ports.

'You're really not supposed to use them': Expert critical of sale of metal detectors in supermarket
# Special Offer
# Special Offer

'You're really not supposed to use them': Expert critical of sale of metal detectors in supermarket

Fri 6:45 AM 54,282 Views 34 Comments

The items were seen at a leading chain recently.

Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

Irish festivals sign up to campaign aimed at tackling sexual violence

Fri 6:15 AM 8,509 Views 10 Comments

Electric Picnic is among the festivals signed up to the charter.

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Irish Prison Service to launch major review of how psychologists deal with sex offenders
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Irish Prison Service to launch major review of how psychologists deal with sex offenders

Fri 12:05 AM 29,351 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has said that the work of its psychologists would be expanded to deal with people serving sentences for sexual violence.

Thursday 19 May, 2022

Shop worker hospitalised following attempted robbery at Dublin store
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Shop worker hospitalised following attempted robbery at Dublin store

Thu 11:02 PM 66,175 Views 12 Comments

The man suffered an apparent laceration during the incident this evening.

Nearly 90% of Irish adults have donated to charity this year, with almost half supporting Ukraine
# Charity
# Charity

Nearly 90% of Irish adults have donated to charity this year, with almost half supporting Ukraine

Thu 10:26 PM 9,539 Views 11 Comments

More than one in five people donated money solely to causes supporting Ukraine.

Chariots Of Fire composer Vangelis dies aged 79
# Vangelis
# Vangelis

Chariots Of Fire composer Vangelis dies aged 79

Thu 9:49 PM 13,440 Views 19 Comments

When British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died in 2018, Vangelis composed a musical tribute for his interment that the ESA broadcast into space.

McIlroy gets long-sought hot major start with 65 at PGA
# Due South
From The42
# Due South

McIlroy gets long-sought hot major start with 65 at PGA

Updated Thu 9:24 PM 30,201 Views 30 Comments

The Holywood man produced four successive birdies at Southern Hills,

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Thu 9:03 PM 6,309 Views 0 Comments

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

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after fatal road traffic collision in Tipperary
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after fatal road traffic collision in Tipperary

Thu 9:02 PM 20,723 Views 3 Comments

A male pedestrian aged in his 60s was seriously injured after he was struck by an articulated lorry.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:30 PM 15,501 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case
# Complaints
# Complaints

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case

Thu 8:25 PM 21,661 Views 0 Comments

Details of a specific complaint about the garda handling of the allegations were revealed in Gsoc’s annual report.

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Abortion
# Abortion

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland

Thu 7:44 PM 8,941 Views 39 Comments

Abortion services have yet to centrally commissioned in Northern Ireland due to a political impasse.

Amazon issues emergency recall of baby teether due to suffocation fears
# Emergency Recall
# Emergency Recall

Amazon issues emergency recall of baby teether due to suffocation fears

Thu 7:41 PM 21,877 Views 3 Comments

Around 40 of these products were sold in Ireland.

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop
# Choc It Down
# Choc It Down

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop

Thu 6:58 PM 59,632 Views 0 Comments

Claims have been made that the Animal Bars, which have foil wrappers, are popular with drug users.

Alleged Buffalo supermarket shooter appears in court
# Payton Gendron
# Payton Gendron

Alleged Buffalo supermarket shooter appears in court

Thu 6:41 PM 17,133 Views 0 Comments

Judge Craig Hannah adjourned the case until June 9 for further proceedings.

A Golden Day: Magnificent Broadhurst and O'Rourke claim World Championship double for Ireland
# Stuff Of Legend
From The42
# Stuff Of Legend

A Golden Day: Magnificent Broadhurst and O'Rourke claim World Championship double for Ireland

Updated Thu 6:35 PM 35,643 Views 24 Comments

The Dundalk and Roscommon women join only Katie Taylor, Michael Conlan and Kellie Harrington as World Championship gold medal winners.

Former Garda says he 'hated' being forced to return to work after making bullying complaints
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Former Garda says he 'hated' being forced to return to work after making bullying complaints

Thu 6:21 PM 21,697 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is hearing from retired Garda Sergeant Paul Barry, formerly of Mitchelstown Garda Station in Co Cork.

Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison

Thu 6:00 PM 12,167 Views 0 Comments

This is day 47 of the trial.