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Sunday
22nd January 2023
# in dublin's fair city
Quiz: How well do you know these famous Dublin landmarks?
One of them turned 20 this week.
# looking ahead
Munster will travel to South Africa for the Champions Cup round-of-16
Graham Rowntree’s side will take on the Sharks in Durban.
# Mercy University Hospital Cork
Elderly patient who died after assault at Cork hospital is named
Gardaí are continuing to question a man in his 30s in relation to the incident.
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# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Voices
Money Diaries: A health and social care worker on €63K living in the east of the country
This week, our reader is a single mum working full time and juggling it all.
# entertainment value
Arsenal earn thrilling win over Man United to make title statement
Eddie Nketiah starred as Mikel Arteta’s men claimed a big three points.
# mother-and-baby homes
Planning application denied for apartments on former Bessborough Mother and Baby Home site
Cork City Council admitted in June that it was unable to find the burial place of twin babies who apparently died in Bessborough.
# top table
Munster come up just short after going toe-to-toe with Toulouse
Graham Rowntree’s side scored a stunning second-half try through Tadhg Beirne.
# SIPO
Tánaiste says that Paschal Donohoe should not resign over election donations controversy
Donhoe’s situation was likened to ministers who had resigned in the past, however Martin said that the government remains focused.
# Ukraine media
Ukraine's defence ministry denies corruption claims and launches investigation
A news site said that the department had allegedly signed a deal to buy food at inflated prices.
# 2023
Poll: Are you over January?
A time for new beginnings? Or a month that you’ll be glad to see the back of?
# Tommy Tiernan
FreeNow pulls sponsorship from The Tommy Tiernan show after comedian's taxi driver joke
The comedian has apologised privately to RTÉ presenter Emer O’Neill and said he will not continue to use the joke in his act.
# Hurling Kings
Eoin Cody fires 1-5 as Ballyhale shake off Dunloy challenge to land All-Ireland title
The Kilkenny champions won by seven points in Croke Park today.
Voices
Therapist: How do we challenge toxic masculinity and its appeal to impressionable young men?
Geoffrey McCarthy looks at the Andrew Tate case and the troubling message it brings.
# Dublin
Large amount of stock taken in burglary at Skechers on Grafton Street this morning
The burglary took place at approximately 9:15am this morning.
# new lineup
Jacqui Hurley to host Sunday Game night show as new pundits named
Damian Lawlor will host a new highlights show on Saturday nights while new pundits include Joe Canning, Lee Keegan and Peter Canavan.
# Aleppo
13 killed in building collapse in Syrian city
Only one person had been rescued from the rubble, the interior ministry said.
# Nature
Assembly on biodiversity calls on Government to reassess aims of Coillte at final meeting
The assembly’s conclusions so far include that the State has “comprehensively failed” on biodiversity.
# epstein
Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre photo is fake, says Ghislaine Maxwell
The British prince has previously questioned the validity of the famous image.
# california shooting
Nine dead in mass shooting in Southern California
Reports said the shooting came at a dance venue an hour after a Lunar New Year celebration in a predominantly asian city.
# Final Four
How are the four clubs chasing All-Ireland senior glory in Croke Park shaping up?
Ballyhale Shamrocks, Dunloy, Kilmacud Crokes and Glen are all aiming for silverware.
# 7 great reads
Sitdown Sunday: The romance novelist who faked her own death
Settle down in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
# depth chart
Which players have played the most for Ireland under Andy Farrell?
The Ireland boss has handed out 30 debuts since his tenure began in 2020.
# Carrick-on-Suir
'It gave peace and dignity': Campaigners press their case to reopen Tipperary hospice
The HSE closed St Brigid’s District Hospital in 2020.
# rise and fall
The story of the world champion who ended up in a homeless shelter
Tris Dixon speaks about his new book on Matthew Saad Muhammad and his own relationship with the late fighter.
# Defence Forces
Weathering the storm: Chief of Staff Sean Clancy on a tumultuous year in defence
Clancy sat down with The Journal recently to discuss his time so far in the top job, and the challenges ahead.
Last week
15th January 2023 - 21st January 2023
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about the Oscars?
The nominations for the 95th Oscars are being announced on Tuesday.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
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Voices
Under the shadow of Hezbollah: 'I'm not naïve, I know political assassins are rarely found'
The widow of a murdered Hezbollah critic tells journalist Hannah McCarthy of Lebanon’s culture of impunity.
# patrol car
Investigation underway as Garda car discovered on fire outside Co Donegal station
The alarm was raised shortly before 4:15am.
# Refugees
Pro-refugee demonstrations take place across Dublin
The demonstrations come after months of protests against refugees and migrants.
# donkey sanctuary
Donkey from animal cruelty video has been rescued by charity as Gardaí investigate
Gardaí have asked anyone with information relating to the incident o contact them as their investigation continues.
# Top seeds
Six-try Leinster made to work before pulling clear of dogged Racing
The province led by just two points at half time but eventually had too much firepower for the French side.
# SIPO
Heather Humphreys accuses Sinn Féin of setting up 'kangaroo court' against Paschal Donohoe
The minister said that Sinn Féin wasn’t affording Donohoe due process and seeking to act as ‘judge, jury and executioner’ against him.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you dropped any of your New Year's Resolutions yet?
A tsunami of new gym members is common in gyms across the country this month, although there can be a dropoff come February.
# Assault
Garda seriously assaulted in Santry during arrest
The Garda was taken to James Connolly Hospital to be treated for their injuries which are understood to be serious but non-life threatening.
# indyref2
Majority of Scottish people in favour of independence, poll finds
Research for The National found 54% in favour of independence when ‘don’t knows’ were excluded.
# Dublin
Man arrested following armed robbery in Dublin
The man is currently being detained.