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Today's News

Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal
# Disaster
# Disaster

Firefighters battle to save national park as forest fires continue in Spain and Portugal

1 minute ago 17 Views 0 Comments

A wildfire in Spain burnt up 10,000 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people, regional officials say.

Probe into alleged garda leak to a crime gang about a protected witness
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Probe into alleged garda leak to a crime gang about a protected witness

18 minutes ago 2,482 Views 0 Comments

The investigation is believed to be linked to associates of the Kinahan organised crime group.

'About time it's broken': Former record holder hails Ireland's new fastest man
# Israel Olatunde
From The42
# Israel Olatunde

'About time it's broken': Former record holder hails Ireland's new fastest man

Updated 52 minutes ago 7,281 Views 0 Comments

Israel Olatunde broke the national record that had been held by Paul Hession for 15 years.

Principal allegedly told SNA who suffered miscarriage it was 'for the best'
# WRC
# WRC

Principal allegedly told SNA who suffered miscarriage it was 'for the best'

56 minutes ago 9,303 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to a secondary school in Waterford.

Ryan Giggs 'argued with girlfriend' over 'attractive' TV sports presenter
# Trial
# Trial

Ryan Giggs 'argued with girlfriend' over 'attractive' TV sports presenter

Updated 1 hour ago 29,989 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United winger was accused by his girlfriend, PR executive Kate Greville, of flirting with the unnamed presebter, his trial heard.

€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

€22.7 million paid out so far this year on emergency social welfare payments

1 hour ago 4,160 Views 4 Comments

The Government has provided funding of €45.75 million for the additional needs payment this year.

'Dangerous' man who fled scene of mobility scooter stabbing in London sought by police
# Thomas O’Halloran
# Thomas O’Halloran

'Dangerous' man who fled scene of mobility scooter stabbing in London sought by police

Updated 2 hours ago 38,292 Views 21 Comments

87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran was killed in a “shocking act”, Metropolitan Police said.

Ex-Fianna Fáil councillor charged with harassing a woman
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-Fianna Fáil councillor charged with harassing a woman

2 hours ago 11,126 Views 0 Comments

O’Donovan, who is also the son of a former TD, must remain out of Cork city centre except for medical or legal appointments.

Cristiano Ronaldo given police caution after incident with young fan at Everton
# Interviewed
From The42
# Interviewed

Cristiano Ronaldo given police caution after incident with young fan at Everton

2 hours ago 16,107 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old was interviewed by officers in relation to an allegation of assault and criminal damage at Goodison Park on 9 April.

Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout

Updated 3 hours ago 17,221 Views 14 Comments

Services will contact this group in the coming days and the HSE aims to deliver two doses 28 days apart.

Dessie Farrell to continue as Dublin football manager for two more years
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Dessie Farrell to continue as Dublin football manager for two more years

3 hours ago 12,581 Views 27 Comments

The Dublin GAA county committee made the announcement this evening.

Man charged with manslaughter of Limerick sports star Alan Bourke
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with manslaughter of Limerick sports star Alan Bourke

3 hours ago 9,934 Views 0 Comments

A Garda said that Casey ‘made no reply’ to the manslaughter charge.

What could have been, and what might still be, for pro boxing in Ireland
# Casey On Boxing
From The42
# Casey On Boxing

What could have been, and what might still be, for pro boxing in Ireland

3 hours ago 6,054 Views 1 Comment

Gavan Casey takes a look at the reshaping of the Irish professional boxing landscape post-MTK.

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar
# Housing
# Housing

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar

4 hours ago 7,870 Views 15 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is pushing for tax breaks for landlords and a tax credit for renters.

Dunnes Stores issues recall of children's pyjamas due to safety risk
# Suffocation
# Suffocation

Dunnes Stores issues recall of children's pyjamas due to safety risk

5 hours ago 15,581 Views 5 Comments

These products pose a risk of cuts and suffocation.

Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale

5 hours ago 21,948 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that Troy is set to amend his Dáil declarations and will be contacting Sipo.

Cork hospital appeals for public to avoid emergency department due to high demand
# Muh
# Muh

Cork hospital appeals for public to avoid emergency department due to high demand

5 hours ago 8,706 Views 10 Comments

Patients with less urgent complaints are advised to contact their GPs or South Doc.

History-maker Israel Olatunde broke Irish record with 'burst' spikes
# Perseverance
From The42
# Perseverance

History-maker Israel Olatunde broke Irish record with 'burst' spikes

6 hours ago 18,698 Views 7 Comments

The 20-year-old finished sixth in the final of the 100m at the European Championships last night.

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip
# UK Hustings
# UK Hustings

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip

Updated 6 hours ago 32,963 Views 24 Comments

The Tory leadership contenders are to make their pitch to Conservative members in Belfast today.

Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Clondalkin since Monday
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Clondalkin since Monday

7 hours ago 11,752 Views 0 Comments

32-year-old Tomasz Piorczynski was last seen driving a red Ford Focus.

Former Central Bank site reopens after four year redevelopment
# Central Plaza
# Central Plaza

Former Central Bank site reopens after four year redevelopment

7 hours ago 33,731 Views 27 Comments

Krispy Kreme was the first business to open its doors at the plaza today.

Government TDs 'must' deliver transport police following latest assault, says NBRU
# Transport Police
# Transport Police

Government TDs 'must' deliver transport police following latest assault, says NBRU

8 hours ago 11,602 Views 30 Comments

It comes following a violent assault on a Dublin Bus last weekend.

Over €230,000 worth of cannabis seized in Athlone within parcels sent from Spain
# Revenue
# Revenue

Over €230,000 worth of cannabis seized in Athlone within parcels sent from Spain

8 hours ago 9,442 Views 4 Comments

The searches took place at a premises in Athlone yesterday and today.

'They will know the truth in a couple of weeks' - Ronaldo blasts 'lies' regarding his future
# Man United
From The42
# Man United

'They will know the truth in a couple of weeks' - Ronaldo blasts 'lies' regarding his future

8 hours ago 27,965 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, Gary Neville has called on the 37-year-old to speak out about the crisis-hit club.

'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin

9 hours ago 77,567 Views 66 Comments

People who attended the viewing said they faced a wait of over an hour to even get into the house.

UN chief to meet Ukraine, Turkey leaders in Lviv
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN chief to meet Ukraine, Turkey leaders in Lviv

9 hours ago 4,842 Views 19 Comments

The meeting will discuss ‘the need for a political solution to this conflict’, the UN said.

New development plan for 'urban quarter' in West Dublin
# Climate
# Climate

New development plan for 'urban quarter' in West Dublin

10 hours ago 20,698 Views 21 Comments

The neighbourhoods in the plan would follow the 15-minute city concept.

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?

11 hours ago 39,045 Views 79 Comments

A man was headbutted while on a Dublin Bus at the weekend.

North Korea fires two cruise missiles, ending brief weapons test lull
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires two cruise missiles, ending brief weapons test lull

11 hours ago 7,592 Views 8 Comments

North Korea has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting tests throughout this year.

Tiger Woods meets with PGA players over LIV split
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Tiger Woods meets with PGA players over LIV split

Updated 12 hours ago 39,316 Views 17 Comments

Woods and around 20 of the top players on the PGA Tour discussed strategies aimed at tackling LIV.

Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81

12 hours ago 10,276 Views 12 Comments

Heralded as an anti-war masterpiece, Das Boot was nominated for six Oscars.

Man remains in custody in connection with murder of woman (75) in Kerry
# Miriam Burns
# Miriam Burns

Man remains in custody in connection with murder of woman (75) in Kerry

13 hours ago 25,307 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí believe Miriam Burns suffered a violent death at her home.

Top Republican Trump critic Liz Cheney loses seat in US Congress
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

Top Republican Trump critic Liz Cheney loses seat in US Congress

13 hours ago 28,650 Views 34 Comments

Cheney fell to a rival backed by the former US president.

US President Biden signs landmark climate and healthcare bill into law
# New Legislation
# New Legislation

US President Biden signs landmark climate and healthcare bill into law

13 hours ago 11,251 Views 19 Comments

The measure is paid for by new taxes on large companies and stepped-up IRS enforcement of wealthy individuals and entities.

Gardaí to vote on new roster proposal as GRA expresses 'serious concern'
# Blue Strife
# Blue Strife

Gardaí to vote on new roster proposal as GRA expresses 'serious concern'

20 hours ago 26,959 Views 0 Comments

Rank-and-file members advised new working roster is ‘adverse’ to garda employment conditions.

Closure of Navan A&E is 'built into' HSE's 'fresh look' review, say local TDs
# Navan Hospital
# Navan Hospital

Closure of Navan A&E is 'built into' HSE's 'fresh look' review, say local TDs

20 hours ago 14,655 Views 8 Comments
  • A review group tasked to give a fresh look at the planned closure of the emergency department will be completed in "a few weeks".
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly asked the HSE to carry out a review of capacity levels in light of a number of concerns being raised.
  • However, opposition TDs have hit out against the wording of the terms of reference in which the review group is operating.

Yesterday's News

Crystal Palace star bombarded with online abuse including death threats after Liverpool clash
# Vile
From The42
# Vile

Crystal Palace star bombarded with online abuse including death threats after Liverpool clash

22 hours ago 49,134 Views 38 Comments

Joachim Andersen was headbutted by Darwin Nunez, who was red-carded and now faces a three-match ban for violent conduct.

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

Here's what happened today: Tuesday

23 hours ago 13,662 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

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