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Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists
# Defence
# Defence

Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists

Updated 37 minutes ago 6,708 Views 2 Comments

The group is holding its annual delegate conference in Ballybofey, Co Donegal.

Man (20s) in critical condition, three others injured following two-car collision in Co Clare
# Drumline
# Drumline

Man (20s) in critical condition, three others injured following two-car collision in Co Clare

1 hour ago 8,214 Views 0 Comments

The collision occurred at around 6.10pm this evening.

Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste
# All Clear
# All Clear

Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste

1 hour ago 2,945 Views 10 Comments

Irish Water conducted tests of the drinking water in the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin City and North and East Wicklow areas.

Fianna Fáil hears proposal for Marc MacSharry to rejoin the parliamentary party
# Back In The Fold
# Back In The Fold

Fianna Fáil hears proposal for Marc MacSharry to rejoin the parliamentary party

1 hour ago 7,256 Views 6 Comments

A proposal was brought by TD Barry Cowen to have MacSharry reinstated in the party.

Man charged in relation to seizure of €110k of drugs and almost €30k in cash in Longford
# Longford Town
# Longford Town

Man charged in relation to seizure of €110k of drugs and almost €30k in cash in Longford

Updated 1 hour ago 5,992 Views 3 Comments

The drugs and cash were seized during the search of two houses in Longford Town yesterday.

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukrainian forces press counterattack
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukrainian forces press counterattack

1 hour ago 5,385 Views 1 Comment

Ukrainian troops have retaken a string of towns and villages in Kherson, Luhansk and Donetsk in recent weeks.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

2 hours ago 2,757 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger
# Patricia O'Brien
# Patricia O'Brien

Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger

3 hours ago 4,992 Views 5 Comments

Ambassador Patricia O’Brien has been based in the Italian capital since December, 2021.

Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding 35-year-old man missing from Co Kildare
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding 35-year-old man missing from Co Kildare

3 hours ago 12,474 Views 0 Comments

Terry Dunne was last seen on Tuesday, 20 September in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

'They said there's no reason chemo would stop you from playing' - A Tipperary comeback
# James Barry
From The42
# James Barry

'They said there's no reason chemo would stop you from playing' - A Tipperary comeback

3 hours ago 22,496 Views 0 Comments

All-Ireland winner James Barry has made an inspiring return to hurling.

Tom Clonan: Putin's running out of conventional military solutions to impose his will on Ukraine
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Putin's running out of conventional military solutions to impose his will on Ukraine

3 hours ago 14,946 Views 25 Comments

The security analyst writes that on the other hand, the Ukrainian motivation to fight is high.

Wicklow landowners fined €1,000 each for setting gorse on fire out of season
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Wicklow landowners fined €1,000 each for setting gorse on fire out of season

4 hours ago 12,256 Views 7 Comments

Burning living vegetation during the closed season is an offence under Section 40 of the Wildlife Acts 1976-2018.

Man dies, woman injured after attack at a cemetery during funeral in Co Kerry
# Tralee
# Tralee

Man dies, woman injured after attack at a cemetery during funeral in Co Kerry

Updated 4 hours ago 99,704 Views 0 Comments

The incident shortly before midday in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee.

Broadcasting Authority dismisses magazine owner's complaints against Liveline
# Joe Duffy
# Joe Duffy

Broadcasting Authority dismisses magazine owner's complaints against Liveline

4 hours ago 18,627 Views 8 Comments

The owner of The Public Sector Magazine complained about claims made by callers on the popular show.

Teenage grandmaster cheated 'more than 100' times, claims chess platform
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Teenage grandmaster cheated 'more than 100' times, claims chess platform

4 hours ago 19,126 Views 18 Comments

Hans Niemann has come under scrutiny of late.

Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa
# Close Affair
From The42
# Close Affair

Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa

4 hours ago 14,206 Views 9 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side racked up a big early lead but were drawn into a battle in Bloemfontein.

Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service

4 hours ago 5,311 Views 0 Comments

Kathleen Thompson was killed by a bullet to the chest in her back garden in Derry in 1971.

Ryanair lodges objection against €200 million runway tunnel at Dublin Airport
# DAA
# DAA

Ryanair lodges objection against €200 million runway tunnel at Dublin Airport

5 hours ago 27,272 Views 19 Comments

The airline said the underpass will “contribute towards an excessively high per passenger price cap and damage the recovery of Irish aviation”.

Taoiseach criticised for lack of clarity on disconnection moratorium for pay-as-you-go customers
# Pay As You Go
# Pay As You Go

Taoiseach criticised for lack of clarity on disconnection moratorium for pay-as-you-go customers

Updated 5 hours ago 9,836 Views 22 Comments

Martin maintains there are extra protections in place to protect customers.

Family 'deeply saddened' as Irishman Rory Mason, 23, killed while fighting for Ukraine
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Family 'deeply saddened' as Irishman Rory Mason, 23, killed while fighting for Ukraine

Updated 5 hours ago 101,845 Views 99 Comments
  • Rory Mason's family learnt of his death from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
  • His father Rob said: “Rory was a private young man of drive, purpose and conviction."
  • The International Legion tor the Defence of Ukraine called him a "brother in arms".
15-year-old missing from Kerry found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

15-year-old missing from Kerry found safe and well

5 hours ago 6,488 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’

Updated 5 hours ago 23,242 Views 9 Comments

Promoters earlier claimed the fight would go ahead despite Benn returning an adverse finding for trace amounts of a fertility drug.

Clare man goes on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett
# Courts
# Courts

Clare man goes on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett

6 hours ago 7,199 Views 0 Comments

The trial heard the woman died as a result of a violent attack at a public toilet in Ennis last year.

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference

6 hours ago 17,888 Views 7 Comments

The British Prime Minister entered to the track’s famous chorus ‘Cause I’m movin’ on up, you’re movin’ on out’.

Spotify acquires Dublin-based tech firm Kinzen to detect harmful content
# Tech Company
# Tech Company

Spotify acquires Dublin-based tech firm Kinzen to detect harmful content

6 hours ago 12,243 Views 3 Comments

The company was set up by Storyful founder Mark Little and ex-Facebook executive Áine Kerr.

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family of cinematographer killed on film set
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family of cinematographer killed on film set

6 hours ago 14,858 Views 0 Comments

The actor fatally shot Halyna Hutchins with a prop gun during a rehearsal for “Rust” in New Mexico last October.

Professor Breda Smyth appointed new chief medical officer at the Department of Health
# New Cmo
# New Cmo

Professor Breda Smyth appointed new chief medical officer at the Department of Health

7 hours ago 13,190 Views 0 Comments

Professor Smyth has been the interim chief medical officer since July, after Dr Tony Holohan stood down from the role.

Limerick garda detective and businessman sent forward for trial on corruption charges
# Court
# Court

Limerick garda detective and businessman sent forward for trial on corruption charges

7 hours ago 17,618 Views 0 Comments

The trial date, 2 May, 2023, was fixed when the case was brought up for mention before Ms Justice Patricia Ryan.

Labour calls for State apology and compensation for thalidomide survivors
# State Apology
# State Apology

Labour calls for State apology and compensation for thalidomide survivors

8 hours ago 6,592 Views 6 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that he wanted to develop a “mediation approach” with the survivors.

Tánaiste rejects Ibec suggestion that 'proof' would be required for domestic abuse paid leave
# IBEC
# IBEC

Tánaiste rejects Ibec suggestion that 'proof' would be required for domestic abuse paid leave

8 hours ago 9,975 Views 30 Comments

‘What is a victim supposed to do? Come in with their black eye?’ said TD Louise O’Reilly.

Fourth teenager charged over ramming of garda car in Dublin
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Fourth teenager charged over ramming of garda car in Dublin

Updated 8 hours ago 12,701 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have made five arrests in this investigation.

700 Aer Lingus customers still waiting on compensation for flight cancellations last month
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

700 Aer Lingus customers still waiting on compensation for flight cancellations last month

9 hours ago 6,428 Views 11 Comments

Aer Lingus representatives are appearing before politicians to answer questions about the outage.

National Children's Hospital will cost more than €1.43 billion by 2024 completion date
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

National Children's Hospital will cost more than €1.43 billion by 2024 completion date

Updated 9 hours ago 24,339 Views 44 Comments

The final cost may not be known until years after construction ends due to legal claims.

Up to 4 cases of meningitis and septicaemia under investigation
# Bacteria
# Bacteria

Up to 4 cases of meningitis and septicaemia under investigation

9 hours ago 14,517 Views 0 Comments

Two of the people affected have died.

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters

Updated 10 hours ago 19,977 Views 18 Comments

She faces a tough task retoring Conservative morale after the U-turn over a totemic tax policy.

Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD
# Transport
# Transport

Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD

10 hours ago 13,999 Views 64 Comments

Improvements in fuel efficiency and electric vehicle use won’t be enough to bridge the gap for 2030 emissions.

Boy B withdraws appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Boy B withdraws appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction

10 hours ago 19,033 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal had previously refused to allow Boy B’s lawyers to introduce fresh evidence from two child psychologists.

Alleged victim of rape in Australian Parliament House testifies in court
# Australia
# Australia

Alleged victim of rape in Australian Parliament House testifies in court

11 hours ago 16,184 Views 0 Comments

Brittany Higgins alleges she fell asleep on a couch in the government office where she worked and awoke to her colleague on top of her.

RTÉ will televise eight live Champions Cup games this season
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

RTÉ will televise eight live Champions Cup games this season

12 hours ago 19,686 Views 14 Comments

The live action commences on Sunday 11 December.

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