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Today's News

Sitdown Sunday: The people who really hate summer
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The people who really hate summer

33 minutes ago 2,278 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Eight wounded after attacker opens fire in gun attack on Jerusalem bus
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Eight wounded after attacker opens fire in gun attack on Jerusalem bus

44 minutes ago 1,784 Views 0 Comments

A pregnant woman is among the injured with two victims described as critical.

'Hot and humid' day ahead as temps to reach 30°C and nationwide thunderstorm warning kicks in
# Heavwave
# Heavwave

'Hot and humid' day ahead as temps to reach 30°C and nationwide thunderstorm warning kicks in

1 hour ago 8,079 Views 0 Comments

temperatures have already topped 30 degrees for three straight days.

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Coast with the most: A gym, games room and all the high-end trimmings for €1,995,000
From Meath footballer to Ireland's breakout star, after a late switch to rugby in Brighton
# Sammy Bill
From The42
# Sammy Bill

From Meath footballer to Ireland's breakout star, after a late switch to rugby in Brighton

1 hour ago 5,587 Views 2 Comments

Sam Monaghan: ‘I feel like I have a lot more to give.’

'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security

2 hours ago 7,459 Views 1 Comment

Speaking to The Explainer podcast, Dr Cillian de Gascun said it should not be overlooked that household contacts and healthcare workers are also at risk.

Salman Rushdie 'off ventilator and talking' after New York stab attack
# Author
# Author

Salman Rushdie 'off ventilator and talking' after New York stab attack

2 hours ago 3,970 Views 0 Comments

The man accused of stabbing him yesterday pleaded not guilty.

The Dublin All-Ireland winner who sparked Chelsea-Spurs rivalry, then became Ajax boss
# History
From The42
# History

The Dublin All-Ireland winner who sparked Chelsea-Spurs rivalry, then became Ajax boss

2 hours ago 6,748 Views 3 Comments

Jack Kirwan not only made his mark in GAA and English football at the turn of the 20th century, he also has a special place in the history books of the Dutch giants.

Tusla cannot confirm how many records it has about St Gerard's mother and baby home
# Foi Requests
# Foi Requests

Tusla cannot confirm how many records it has about St Gerard's mother and baby home

9 hours ago 8,836 Views 0 Comments
  • Tusla confirms it has records about St Gerard's but can't say how many, Órla Ryan reports
  • The agency said it cannot read the documents unless a person requests them via FOI or under GDPR
  • Tusla refused an FOI request from Peter Mulryan, saying it cannot locate records about his sister

Yesterday's News

Quiz: How much do you know about these iconic perfumes?
# Test Your Scents
# Test Your Scents

Quiz: How much do you know about these iconic perfumes?

11 hours ago 25,257 Views 10 Comments

Do you know your Marc Jacobs from your Mugler?

De Gea: 'I cost my team three points today'
# Responsibility
From The42
# Responsibility

De Gea: 'I cost my team three points today'

Updated 11 hours ago 40,577 Views 48 Comments

The Man Utd goalkeeper requested a post-match interview with Sky Sports.

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís

13 hours ago 13,650 Views 12 Comments

Brendan McNamara says we cannot turn a blind eye while minorities are persecuted for their faith.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 16,049 Views 2 Comments

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

Manchester United battered by brilliant Brentford to spark full-blown crisis
# Embarrassing
From The42
# Embarrassing

Manchester United battered by brilliant Brentford to spark full-blown crisis

13 hours ago 44,935 Views 135 Comments

The Red Devils plumbed new defensive depths to find themselves four down at half-time.

Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody
# New York
# New York

Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody

Updated 14 hours ago 44,300 Views 0 Comments

24-year-old Hadi Matar rushed the stage where Rushdie was about to deliver a lecture and stabbed him in the neck and abdomen.

Man charged with murdering his partner in Co Meath
# Athboy
# Athboy

Man charged with murdering his partner in Co Meath

14 hours ago 55,994 Views 0 Comments

Larisa Serban died at the house she rented at Rathmore, near Athboy, at around 5 am on Friday.

Late All Blacks tries beat Springboks to give coach Foster lifeline
# All Blacks
From The42
# All Blacks

Late All Blacks tries beat Springboks to give coach Foster lifeline

14 hours ago 29,048 Views 23 Comments

They defeated South Africa 35-23 at Ellis Park.

Mick Lynch says Irish people have told him his message is ‘really resonating’
# Mick Lynch
# Mick Lynch

Mick Lynch says Irish people have told him his message is ‘really resonating’

15 hours ago 30,816 Views 21 Comments

The RMT union boss has been a voice for workers’ rights and increased wages amid a cost-of-living crisis.

Boris Johnson only PM I’ve worked with who has disgraced the office – Sturgeon
# Edinburgh Fringe Festival
# Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Boris Johnson only PM I’ve worked with who has disgraced the office – Sturgeon

15 hours ago 17,309 Views 10 Comments

Appearing at a panel event at the Edinburgh Fringe on Saturday, Ms Sturgeon tackled a number of issues.

Shipping companies prepare for worst as Rhine levels near critical low
# Rhine
# Rhine

Shipping companies prepare for worst as Rhine levels near critical low

16 hours ago 23,495 Views 9 Comments

Big, heavy ships cannot pass if the level falls below 40cm (15.7 inches).

Calls for justice at large protest in Belfast over Noah Donohoe investigation
# NOAH DONOHOE
# NOAH DONOHOE

Calls for justice at large protest in Belfast over Noah Donohoe investigation

Updated 16 hours ago 23,370 Views 7 Comments

Donning blue-and-white striped jerseys and carrying signs, people chanted ‘Justice for Noah’ and ‘tell the truth’ at Belfast City Hall.

Russia’s military pounds residential areas across Ukraine
# Russia Ukraine War
# Russia Ukraine War

Russia’s military pounds residential areas across Ukraine

16 hours ago 12,197 Views 21 Comments

The Russian defence ministry claimed Saturday its forces had taken control of Pisky, a village on the outskirts of the city of Donetsk.

JK Rowling working with police after receiving threat following Rushdie tweet
# Twitter Threat
# Twitter Threat

JK Rowling working with police after receiving threat following Rushdie tweet

17 hours ago 35,071 Views 0 Comments

The Harry Potter author shared screenshots of the potential threat to Twitter.

Two men arrested after man in his 40s dies following assault in Athlone
# Fatal Assault
# Fatal Assault

Two men arrested after man in his 40s dies following assault in Athlone

Updated 17 hours ago 30,280 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred this morning at Church Street, Athlone.

Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers
# Test Drive
# Test Drive

Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers

17 hours ago 38,605 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Corbally is accused of stealing four cars advertised for sale online on three dates this year and on May 31, 2020.

Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Athboy, Meath
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Athboy, Meath

18 hours ago 72,267 Views 0 Comments

He will appear before Trim District Court at 4.30pm today in connection with the death of a 27-year-old woman.

Thunderstorm warning issued as highs of over 30 degrees expected today
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

Thunderstorm warning issued as highs of over 30 degrees expected today

Updated 18 hours ago 56,601 Views 19 Comments

Met Éireann has said today will be hot and sunny with highest temperatures of 26 to 31 degrees.

Three dead after smuggler van overturns in Austria
# Smuggler Van
# Smuggler Van

Three dead after smuggler van overturns in Austria

20 hours ago 16,741 Views 0 Comments

The van was crammed with some 20 people, including children, when it overturned as the driver sought to escape a police control.

Double child benefit payment, welfare hikes and tax changes - here's what to expect in the Budget
# Buget 2023
# Buget 2023

Double child benefit payment, welfare hikes and tax changes - here's what to expect in the Budget

20 hours ago 77,795 Views 78 Comments

Budget Day is just over six weeks away, but with inflation rising, it can’t come quick enough for many.

Man assaulted by group 'armed with bats' in Co Derry
# Derry Assault
# Derry Assault

Man assaulted by group 'armed with bats' in Co Derry

20 hours ago 10,755 Views 4 Comments

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

Debunked: It is misleading to claim that 30-degree heat is 'normal' during an Irish summer
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: It is misleading to claim that 30-degree heat is 'normal' during an Irish summer

20 hours ago 20,572 Views 0 Comments

Social media users suggest that climate change has been exaggerated in recent weather reports.

Italy’s Lake Garda shrinks to near-historic low amid drought
# Lake Garda
# Lake Garda

Italy’s Lake Garda shrinks to near-historic low amid drought

21 hours ago 63,164 Views 7 Comments

The water temperature at the key tourist attraction has reached levels approaching the average in the Caribbean Sea.

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul

21 hours ago 21,454 Views 22 Comments

About 40 women — chanting “bread, work and freedom” — marched in front of the education ministry building in Kabul.

Should water safety training be a compulsory part of the curriculum?
# Poll
# Poll

Should water safety training be a compulsory part of the curriculum?

21 hours ago 19,829 Views 68 Comments

There have been calls for a comprehensive compulsory water safety module to be introduced in schools.

Cuba declares massive fuel plant fire extinguished
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba declares massive fuel plant fire extinguished

21 hours ago 6,172 Views 1 Comment

The fire has two firefighters dead and 14 people missing.

Ireland's women's four take silver medal at European Championships
# First Medal Down
From The42
# First Medal Down

Ireland's women's four take silver medal at European Championships

21 hours ago 21,737 Views 5 Comments

The Irish women’s pair missed out on a medal in their final.

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17
# Spain
# Spain

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17

23 hours ago 42,224 Views 7 Comments

Heavy winds are believed to have brought the stage down in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The scandals and abuses that have dogged the Qatar World Cup - and who is culpable
# Qatar Quandary
From The42
# Qatar Quandary

The scandals and abuses that have dogged the Qatar World Cup - and who is culpable

Sat 7:00 AM 24,546 Views 18 Comments

Is it morally wrong to award the World Cup to Qatar? John McManus, author of a new book titled Inside Qatar, talks to The42 about the most controversial World Cup ever.

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