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Parent of child transferred to Sweden for emergency RSV treatment calls for stronger virus messaging
# Rsv
# Rsv

Parent of child transferred to Sweden for emergency RSV treatment calls for stronger virus messaging

Updated 10 minutes ago 18,792 Views 1 Comment

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre says recent RSV figures are ‘substantially’ higher than other years.

Submachine gun, silencer and ammunition seized by gardaí in Finglas
# Dublin
# Dublin

Submachine gun, silencer and ammunition seized by gardaí in Finglas

47 minutes ago 3,295 Views 3 Comments

The discovery was made during a search of a maintenance area at an apartment complex in Finglas on Friday.

Data watchdog fines Meta €265 million over GDPR breaches
# Facebook
# Facebook

Data watchdog fines Meta €265 million over GDPR breaches

Updated 1 hour ago 7,952 Views 8 Comments

An inquiry by the DPC that was ongoing since April 2021 found infringements of two GDPR articles.

'Zero-covid' protests are spreading in China but why is the country persisting with the policy?

'Zero-covid' protests are spreading in China but why is the country persisting with the policy?

1 hour ago 3,410 Views 1 Comment

China the only major country still pursuing zero covid, a policy that includes snap lockdowns and lengthy quarantines.

All-Ireland hurling winners medal among items stolen during Co Wexford burglary
# Burglary
# Burglary

All-Ireland hurling winners medal among items stolen during Co Wexford burglary

1 hour ago 4,899 Views 5 Comments

The theft is believed to have occurred last Friday between 4pm and 7pm in Co Wexford.

'We won’t speak about Europe until after this next game. Seriously!'
# Priorities
From The42
# Priorities

'We won’t speak about Europe until after this next game. Seriously!'

Updated 2 hours ago 16,268 Views 20 Comments

Munster set to focus on league points this Friday in a bid to build momentum into Europe.

Man who paid women to access their children for sexual gratification jailed for seven years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who paid women to access their children for sexual gratification jailed for seven years

2 hours ago 8,711 Views 0 Comments

A mother who sold naked photos of her children to Timmy Duggan (35) was also jailed for three years with the final 18 months suspended.

Man pleads guilty to murdering a grandmother whose body was found in burning car
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads guilty to murdering a grandmother whose body was found in burning car

4 hours ago 20,038 Views 0 Comments

Gardai and fire services arrived at the scene of the burning car in Co Cork last February.

Europe wide operation targets drug cartel with six arrests in Dubai
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Europe wide operation targets drug cartel with six arrests in Dubai

4 hours ago 16,539 Views 0 Comments

Europol announced this morning that 49 suspects across Europe and the United Arab Emirates have been arrested.

WHO to rename monkeypox to 'mpox' to reduce prejudice and stigma
# Mpox
# Mpox

WHO to rename monkeypox to 'mpox' to reduce prejudice and stigma

4 hours ago 7,350 Views 14 Comments

The World Health Organisation will phase out its use of the term monkeypox over the next year.

Poll: Would you return a bottle to the shop to get 25c back?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you return a bottle to the shop to get 25c back?

4 hours ago 28,861 Views 58 Comments

A new deposit-return scheme is trying to reduce litter and increase recyling rates.

'Very unfair' - Kilmacud Crokes dual-player facing back-to-back Leinster finals on same day
# Hectic
From The42
# Hectic

'Very unfair' - Kilmacud Crokes dual-player facing back-to-back Leinster finals on same day

5 hours ago 23,362 Views 10 Comments

Brian Sheehy plays for his club’s football and hurling outfits who are both in provincial deciders next Sunday.

Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops
# Recyling
# Recyling

Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops

5 hours ago 17,041 Views 19 Comments

A 15c deposit will apply to cans and bottles up to 500ml and a 25c deposit on those over 500ml.

Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid

6 hours ago 3,462 Views 1 Comment

With temperatures dipping below zero, repeated Russian attacks have left Ukraine’s energy grid teetering on the brink of collapse.

Child undergoing treatment for 'serious injuries' following alleged dog attack in Co Wexford
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Child undergoing treatment for 'serious injuries' following alleged dog attack in Co Wexford

6 hours ago 39,371 Views 0 Comments

The dog has since been destroyed and enquiries are ongoing.

Two people rescued from small plane caught in power lines in the US state of Maryland
# Power Lines
# Power Lines

Two people rescued from small plane caught in power lines in the US state of Maryland

7 hours ago 8,146 Views 1 Comment

Both men suffered “serious injuries” from the crash, and hypothermia was also an issue.

'Those nuns!': Martin Scorsese reveals he’s been watching Derry Girls
# Derry Girls
# Derry Girls

'Those nuns!': Martin Scorsese reveals he’s been watching Derry Girls

7 hours ago 24,153 Views 25 Comments

Scorsese was recently asked about what he is currently watching.

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves today
# Fa La La La La
# Fa La La La La

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves today

7 hours ago 10,080 Views 12 Comments

Wherever you are in the country, here’s how to listen.

At least four dead in hotel siege in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
# Al-Shabaab
# Al-Shabaab

At least four dead in hotel siege in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

8 hours ago 5,200 Views 0 Comments

Al-Shabaab, a militant group affiliated with Al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

'Crazy' - Arrive by helicopter after wedding, score 0-7 in All-Ireland semi-final win
# Dream Weekend
From The42
# Dream Weekend

'Crazy' - Arrive by helicopter after wedding, score 0-7 in All-Ireland semi-final win

Updated 8 hours ago 34,933 Views 5 Comments

Next stop Croke Park for Cathriona McConnell and Donaghmoyne.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here

Updated 8 hours ago 11,043 Views 0 Comments

In 1975, two children looked under a slab of concrete and saw what appeared to be bones. Decades later, their accidental discovery led to a mass grave being uncovered on the grounds of a former mother and baby home.

Chinese police arrest protestors and BBC journalist as anti-lockdown protests erupt
# China
# China

Chinese police arrest protestors and BBC journalist as anti-lockdown protests erupt

8 hours ago 7,630 Views 9 Comments

Large crowds gathered in Shanghai to protest

New blood donation changes come into effect lifting blanket rules based on sexual orientation
# IBTS
# IBTS

New blood donation changes come into effect lifting blanket rules based on sexual orientation

9 hours ago 10,308 Views 9 Comments

The IBTS will assess each donor’s eligibility to donate on a person-by-person basis, rather than applying risks associated with specific populations.

Report finds Ireland’s productivity 40% higher than Northern Ireland’s over the past 20 years
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Report finds Ireland’s productivity 40% higher than Northern Ireland’s over the past 20 years

9 hours ago 14,208 Views 19 Comments

The report concluded that there was a need to invest in education in the North to reduce the gap.

Teenager arrested over fatal stabbings of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London
# London
# London

Teenager arrested over fatal stabbings of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London

9 hours ago 13,325 Views 3 Comments

The two victims were found with fatal wounds in south-east London on Saturday.

Seven killed in landslide on Italian island, including newborn
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seven killed in landslide on Italian island, including newborn

10 hours ago 7,727 Views 0 Comments

A three-week-old baby and a pair of young siblings are among the victims.

Irish military officer group declares Defence Forces 'moving in wrong direction'
# Raco
# Raco

Irish military officer group declares Defence Forces 'moving in wrong direction'

10 hours ago 17,954 Views 9 Comments

RACO will host Minister for Defence Simon Coveney and military top brass in Naas.

Irish NGO fighting cholera in Haiti amid 'power vacuum' and civil unrest
# GOAL In Haiti
# GOAL In Haiti

Irish NGO fighting cholera in Haiti amid 'power vacuum' and civil unrest

17 hours ago 7,980 Views 2 Comments

Goal is the primary international non-governmental organisation in Port-au-Prince and in surrounding communities.

Yesterday's News

Quiz: How well do you know The Wizard of Oz?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How well do you know The Wizard of Oz?

19 hours ago 32,731 Views 22 Comments

Follow the yellow brick road…

Strikers make the difference as Spain and Germany share high-quality draw
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Strikers make the difference as Spain and Germany share high-quality draw

20 hours ago 23,355 Views 17 Comments

Alvaro Morata and Niclas Füllkrug scored the goals in a 1-1 draw.

Here's what happened today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Sunday

20 hours ago 7,197 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Money Diaries: A mum with a young family who recently moved home to Ireland after 15 years away
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A mum with a young family who recently moved home to Ireland after 15 years away

21 hours ago 51,990 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader and her husband are busy saving for a mortgage while taking care of their two young children.

Government ‘on track’ to reach target of 950,000 electric vehicles, says Ryan
# Climate
# Climate

Government ‘on track’ to reach target of 950,000 electric vehicles, says Ryan

22 hours ago 27,837 Views 144 Comments

Ryan says the government will launch a new €100 million strategy next month that will see more charging stations installed.

Cuba holds local elections as opposition claims unfair tactics used by government
# Corruption
# Corruption

Cuba holds local elections as opposition claims unfair tactics used by government

23 hours ago 5,974 Views 6 Comments

Three opposition candidates had been prevented from participating in neighborhood assemblies, the group claimed.

Hundreds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts
# China
# China

Hundreds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts

Updated 23 hours ago 27,923 Views 18 Comments

China is the last major economy wedded to a zero-Covid strategy.

Italy declares state of emergency after deadly landslide kills four
# Ischia
# Ischia

Italy declares state of emergency after deadly landslide kills four

Updated Sun 4:57 PM 16,495 Views 1 Comment

A wave of mud and debris swept through the small town of Casamicciola Terme early yesterday morning.

Newcastlewest stun Clonmel Commercials to book first Munster final spot in 35 years
# Limerick Leaders
From The42
# Limerick Leaders

Newcastlewest stun Clonmel Commercials to book first Munster final spot in 35 years

Sun 4:44 PM 29,834 Views 6 Comments

Newcastlewest are the first Limerick team since Drom-Broadford in 2008 to contest this decider

UK minister says deals to match inflation are unaffordable as nursing and rail strike loom
# Rmt Union
# Rmt Union

UK minister says deals to match inflation are unaffordable as nursing and rail strike loom

Sun 4:34 PM 9,025 Views 4 Comments

British Transport Secretary Mark Harper said there ‘simply isn’t the money’.

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