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Thursday 19 May, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:30 PM 15,705 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 21,979 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 9,042 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 23,232 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 60,862 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 17,352 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 35,954 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 22,052 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 12,359 Views 0 Comments

This is day 47 of the trial.

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?

Thu 6:00 PM 4,970 Views 3 Comments

Listen to find out some of the surprising reasons why.

George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'
# Freudian Slip
# Freudian Slip

George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'

Thu 5:23 PM 36,767 Views 34 Comments

“I mean Ukraine.”

Third round of All-Ireland camogie championships dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion
# Pride Round
From The42
# Pride Round

Third round of All-Ireland camogie championships dedicated to LGBTQ+ inclusion

Updated Thu 5:07 PM 16,526 Views 5 Comments

The Camogie Association announced the new initiative today.

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?
# Dail Arithmetic
# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Has last night's controversial NMH vote brought an election closer?

Thu 4:50 PM 14,971 Views 17 Comments

Absolutely not, according to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist

Thu 4:48 PM 9,999 Views 0 Comments

The man also denied lying to gardaí when he said he wanted to calm the situation and break up the fight.

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD
# Court
# Court

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD

Thu 4:30 PM 14,037 Views 0 Comments

The accused sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban
# Order
# Order

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban

Thu 3:56 PM 21,870 Views 13 Comments

The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry.

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs

Thu 3:47 PM 10,248 Views 6 Comments

Adenovirus type 41 is under investigation as it typically presents as diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet

Thu 3:40 PM 22,920 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the prosecution has three witnesses and CCTV evidence.

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

Thu 3:23 PM 47,025 Views 61 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Updated Thu 3:12 PM 8,111 Views 7 Comments

Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp
# Assault
From The42
# Assault

Nottingham Forest fan jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp

Thu 3:00 PM 24,400 Views 17 Comments

30-year-old season ticket holder Robert Biggs has been handed a 24-week sentence.

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo
# Seized
# Seized

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo

Thu 2:41 PM 11,677 Views 12 Comments

The contraband represents 80 to 100 slaughtered elephants.

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What is monkeypox and why are cases spreading in the UK and Europe?

Thu 2:10 PM 44,100 Views 16 Comments

The virus usually spreads only in Central and West Africa.

Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October
# Down The Aisle
# Down The Aisle

Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October

Thu 1:51 PM 28,337 Views 10 Comments

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was president in 2003-2010 and leads Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls heading into Brazil’s election in October.

One person injured in Germany school shooting
# Bremerhaven
# Bremerhaven

One person injured in Germany school shooting

Thu 1:17 PM 10,534 Views 1 Comment

Police said the suspected gunman has been arrested and is in police custody.

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar
# Brexit
# Brexit

Up to Truss to confirm if she made Irish 'turnip' remarks around a no-deal Brexit - Varadkar

Updated Thu 1:17 PM 67,466 Views 26 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would only affect a few Irish ‘farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks’, Truss allegedly said.

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, court told during closing arguments

Updated Thu 1:04 PM 28,674 Views 0 Comments

Barrister David Sherborne, representing Coleen Rooney, makes his closing remarks on the final day of the trial.

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
# NMH VOTE
# NMH VOTE

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs

Thu 12:52 PM 21,980 Views 61 Comments

The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

Thu 12:27 PM 21,592 Views 7 Comments

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home

Thu 11:24 AM 12,441 Views 7 Comments

Pensioner Christopher Hall was found in his home by his daughter.

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary
# Dr Oz
# Dr Oz

Trump urges celebrity doctor to declare victory in US Senate primary

Thu 10:56 AM 26,916 Views 23 Comments

Trump urged Dr Oz, who he has endorsed, to declare victory in Tuesday’s too-close-to-call Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary.

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape
# Westminster
# Westminster

British MPs under investigation could be barred from Parliament as Tory accused of rape

Thu 10:56 AM 7,860 Views 0 Comments

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said discussions are ongoing to decide on the matter.

Aviva Stadium to host 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals
# Final Destination
From The42
# Final Destination

Aviva Stadium to host 2023 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals

Thu 10:45 AM 25,292 Views 29 Comments

The finals were originally scheduled to be staged at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated Thu 10:40 AM 29,900 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.
'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
# US Courts
# US Courts

'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband

Thu 10:18 AM 32,218 Views 0 Comments

Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Garda watchdog sees marked increase in complaints in 2021 - but 39% ruled inadmissible

Thu 10:15 AM 7,219 Views 7 Comments

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report showed that last year the body dealt with 2,189 complaints in 2021.

One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation
# Operation Brookweed
# Operation Brookweed

One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation

Thu 9:11 AM 9,658 Views 0 Comments

A further four men have been released without charge.

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage

Thu 9:07 AM 24,368 Views 24 Comments

The shortage has left many parents frantic and fearful their infants may starve.

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

McIlroy, Lowry, Power: How Ireland's Class of 2006 graduated to the major leagues

Thu 8:00 AM 13,615 Views 1 Comment

Aaron O’Callaghan and Gareth Shaw — team-mates of the trio at the 2006 European Youths — recount their journey to the top.