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Today’s News

Ireland's tour gets off to a terrible start after Maori All Blacks stun visitors
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Ireland's tour gets off to a terrible start after Maori All Blacks stun visitors

49 minutes ago 15,019 Views 45 Comments

Ireland lost 32-17 to the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton this morning.

Gardaí warn of increase in 'romance fraud' scams
# Online Dating
# Online Dating

Gardaí warn of increase in 'romance fraud' scams

53 minutes ago 2,797 Views 2 Comments

From January to May of this year, 31 people reported the loss of a total €812,715.

'Significant progress' made on National Broadband Plan, firm to tell TDs
# NBP
# NBP

'Significant progress' made on National Broadband Plan, firm to tell TDs

54 minutes ago 1,826 Views 8 Comments

The NBI have said that there have been over 330,000 premises surveyed so far, of 544,200 premises in total.

Survey places Dublin among most expensive cities for international workers
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Survey places Dublin among most expensive cities for international workers

1 hour ago 3,227 Views 12 Comments

Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living Survey launched ranked Hong Kong as the most expensive city for expatriates.

Victim hopes to find out how Maxwell and Epstein committed crimes for so long
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Victim hopes to find out how Maxwell and Epstein committed crimes for so long

2 hours ago 6,982 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell looked straight ahead and showed no emotion as judge Alison Nathan passed sentence in front of a packed public gallery.

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU

2 hours ago 7,451 Views 11 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the latest Tory moves in Westminster show a blatant disregard for the will of the people.

Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

Members of Defence Forces concerned about Cabinet approval of army standby for Dublin Airport

2 hours ago 9,122 Views 30 Comments

The president of PDForra pointed out that the Defence Forces are already short-staffed and this will increase pressure on members at barracks.

Man charged with murder of law graduate Zara Aleena who was killed as she walked home at night
# London
# London

Man charged with murder of law graduate Zara Aleena who was killed as she walked home at night

3 hours ago 14,354 Views 0 Comments

Jordan McSweeney, of no fixed address, has also been charged with attempted rape and robbery.

New law will ban hospitality 'service charges' unless cash is going straight to staff
# Tipping Point
# Tipping Point

New law will ban hospitality 'service charges' unless cash is going straight to staff

3 hours ago 14,817 Views 35 Comments

The new law is to give consumers greater clarity as to where their cash is going.

Ukraine war set to dominate crucial NATO summit
# Defence
# Defence

Ukraine war set to dominate crucial NATO summit

3 hours ago 2,944 Views 2 Comments
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been invited to participate and will speak twice via videolink.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge his NATO allies to boost their defence spending in response to Russia's invasion.
Man due in court over petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub
# Loughlinstown
# Loughlinstown

Man due in court over petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub

4 hours ago 7,837 Views 0 Comments

There were no injuries but there was damage to the pub’s interior.

Death toll in Texas migrant tragedy rises to 51
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Death toll in Texas migrant tragedy rises to 51

4 hours ago 5,085 Views 0 Comments

More than a dozen others were taken to hospital after the lorry was discovered in a San Antonio backroad.

Taoiseach to travel to Madrid for meetings with EU and Nato leaders
# Spanish Summit
# Spanish Summit

Taoiseach to travel to Madrid for meetings with EU and Nato leaders

4 hours ago 5,269 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach will meet with the Prime Ministers of Norway and Iceland, as well as the Austrian Chancellor.

'Nothing has changed': Women with vaginal mesh complications to appear before Dáil committee
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

'Nothing has changed': Women with vaginal mesh complications to appear before Dáil committee

5 hours ago 7,136 Views 1 Comment

Thousands of women across the world who had these surgeries have suffered life-changing complications.

Over 3,000 hospitalisations a year among women suffering severe pregnancy sickness
# Hyperemisis Gravidarum
# Hyperemisis Gravidarum

Over 3,000 hospitalisations a year among women suffering severe pregnancy sickness

5 hours ago 6,069 Views 10 Comments

A drug that treats hyperemesis is unavailable on the drugs payment scheme or medical card.

Irish people largely support staying in EU - but many unsure how it works
# Analysis
# Analysis

Irish people largely support staying in EU - but many unsure how it works

10 hours ago 9,784 Views 28 Comments
  • Major survey finds older Irish people much more supportive of EU than those in other European states.
  • Number of Eurosceptics is small but many in general population worry about sovereignty and fisheries.
  • Generational gap on issues is wide as 65+ cohort worries about immigration and young about climate action.

Yesterday’s News

Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships
# Defence Crisis
# Defence Crisis

Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships

11 hours ago 23,944 Views 23 Comments

The Naval Service has fallen to 840 personnel as more signal they wish to leave in the coming months.

Podcaster and bowel cancer campaigner Deborah James dies aged 40
# RIP
# RIP

Podcaster and bowel cancer campaigner Deborah James dies aged 40

12 hours ago 36,779 Views 10 Comments

The presenter of You, Me And The Big C raised millions of pounds for research in her final weeks.

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage
# 999
# 999

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage

12 hours ago 16,393 Views 8 Comments

The Emergency Call Answering Service was unable to handle calls between 1am and 2.15am.

Irish man, 62, dies in hit-and-run in north London
# Collision
# Collision

Irish man, 62, dies in hit-and-run in north London

13 hours ago 26,287 Views 0 Comments

Police were called to the scene around half past midnight on Sunday.

Trump tried to force limo to Capitol Hill on day of 6 January riot, aide testifies
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Trump tried to force limo to Capitol Hill on day of 6 January riot, aide testifies

13 hours ago 33,916 Views 25 Comments

The then-president tried to take the steering wheel from his Secret Service driver in a bid to join the crowd, the aide said.

'It's a great story for any young player that has experienced living with a setback'
# Putting The Work In
From The42
# Putting The Work In

'It's a great story for any young player that has experienced living with a setback'

13 hours ago 24,614 Views 7 Comments

Just two years ago, Cian Prendergast was told there was no place for him in Leinster’s Academy. Now he’s on tour in with Ireland in New Zealand.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

14 hours ago 5,755 Views 0 Comments

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

Government to seek Dáil approval for Outer Space Treaty
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Government to seek Dáil approval for Outer Space Treaty

14 hours ago 16,303 Views 24 Comments

The number of companies based in Ireland now taking part in space activities has risen 60% since 2015.

Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels

14 hours ago 7,952 Views 9 Comments

Five hospitals had an average monthly bed occupancy of 100% or more from January to March 2022.

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
# North Atlantic
# North Atlantic

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

14 hours ago 15,891 Views 21 Comments

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held non-aligned status.

This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun

15 hours ago 18,614 Views 11 Comments

The Māori All Blacks have taken some big scalps over the years – tomorrow’s tour match is a chance for Andy Farrell to see if his untested kids can rise to the challenge of international rugby.

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes
# Trial
# Trial

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes

Updated 15 hours ago 51,587 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail.

Secondary school curriculum to be updated to address issues like domestic violence and consent
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Secondary school curriculum to be updated to address issues like domestic violence and consent

16 hours ago 12,189 Views 22 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said that education has a “very significant” role to play in the new Zero Tolerance strategy.

Russia demands Ukraine surrender as G7 vows to make Moscow pay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia demands Ukraine surrender as G7 vows to make Moscow pay

16 hours ago 26,545 Views 27 Comments

Eighteen people were killed in an attack yesterday in the city of Kremenchuk.

French parliament names pro-Macron centrist as house speaker in election fallout
# Bonjour
# Bonjour

French parliament names pro-Macron centrist as house speaker in election fallout

16 hours ago 9,529 Views 1 Comment

Yael Braun-Pivet is the first woman to hold the post.

Funding for sports should be tied to commitment to stopping abuse, says Oireachtas committee
# Final Whistle
# Final Whistle

Funding for sports should be tied to commitment to stopping abuse, says Oireachtas committee

17 hours ago 6,729 Views 2 Comments

The committee’s chair said there is “no place for abusive or discriminatory behaviour in sport”.

Biden blames smuggling industry for migrants' deaths in Texas disaster
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Biden blames smuggling industry for migrants' deaths in Texas disaster

17 hours ago 11,635 Views 23 Comments

US police are investigating the grim discovery of about 50 bodies in and around an abandoned truck.

Councillors can avail of paid maternity leave beginning next year
# Milestone
# Milestone

Councillors can avail of paid maternity leave beginning next year

18 hours ago 8,586 Views 5 Comments

Councillors can also be given funding to hire someone to assist with secretarial work.

Man charged with 1981 murder of Cork mother-of-three Nora Sheehan
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with 1981 murder of Cork mother-of-three Nora Sheehan

18 hours ago 31,534 Views 0 Comments

The body of 54-year-old Nora Sheehan was found by forestry workers Innishannon in Cork on 12 June, 1981.

G7 countries disappoint with 'loophole' for fossil fuel financing
# Energy
# Energy

G7 countries disappoint with 'loophole' for fossil fuel financing

18 hours ago 9,626 Views 4 Comments

Leaders agreed to allow public investment in new international fossil fuel projects under certain conditions.

'She's only 17-years-old, but I hope that everybody has seen how talented she is'
# Teenage Kicks
From The42
# Teenage Kicks

'She's only 17-years-old, but I hope that everybody has seen how talented she is'

18 hours ago 32,098 Views 2 Comments

Abbie Larkin scored her first international senior goal in Ireland’s 9-0 trouncing of Georgia.

EU reviewing smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU reviewing smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox

18 hours ago 4,427 Views 7 Comments

Monkeypox is related to smallpox, but has far less severe symptoms.

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