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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

36 minutes ago 935 Views 0 Comments

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

Brazil send out World Cup statement with stunning dismantling of South Korea
# Like Watching Brazil
From The42
# Like Watching Brazil

Brazil send out World Cup statement with stunning dismantling of South Korea

1 hour ago 10,948 Views 18 Comments

Brazil scored a collection of stunning goals in a 4-1 win.

Pat Hickey resigns from IOC due to 'health reasons'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Pat Hickey resigns from IOC due to 'health reasons'

1 hour ago 15,088 Views 0 Comments

The International Olympic Committee announced the news in a statement this evening.

Man who attacked stranger after reading false social media claims to be sentenced next year
# Stephen McInerney
# Stephen McInerney

Man who attacked stranger after reading false social media claims to be sentenced next year

2 hours ago 12,464 Views 0 Comments

Stephen McInerney confronted the victim after reading false allegations that the man was a paedophile.

Body found in Co Tyrone believed to be of missing 15-year-old
# Matthew McCallan
# Matthew McCallan

Body found in Co Tyrone believed to be of missing 15-year-old

2 hours ago 21,624 Views 6 Comments

Matthew McCallan has been missing from the Dungannon area since Sunday.

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe re-elected as Eurogroup president
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe re-elected as Eurogroup president

2 hours ago 4,697 Views 6 Comments

The vote took place today.

Harry speaks of a ‘dirty game’ as Netflix docuseries release date unveiled
# Netflix Controversy
# Netflix Controversy

Harry speaks of a ‘dirty game’ as Netflix docuseries release date unveiled

2 hours ago 18,120 Views 10 Comments

The series will be released in two volumes.

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are migrant fishers exploited in Ireland?
# Hands On Deck
# Hands On Deck

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are migrant fishers exploited in Ireland?

3 hours ago 1,079 Views 0 Comments

Maria Delaney of Noteworthy and Geela Garcia in the Philippines tell Susan Daly about our latest cross-border investigation.

Two men found guilty of Barry Wolverson murder in 2020
# Guilty
# Guilty

Two men found guilty of Barry Wolverson murder in 2020

3 hours ago 6,974 Views 0 Comments

He was shot several times in Swords in early 2020.

Judge makes disclosure orders in defamation action against Eoghan Harris over Twitter posts
# Barbara J Pym
# Barbara J Pym

Judge makes disclosure orders in defamation action against Eoghan Harris over Twitter posts

3 hours ago 8,651 Views 0 Comments

The journalists claim that they have been the subject of many defamatory tweets.

Enoch Burke says he wants his defamation action heard as soon as possible
# Court
# Court

Enoch Burke says he wants his defamation action heard as soon as possible

3 hours ago 14,954 Views 0 Comments

The teacher claims that an article published in the Sunday Independent in October regarding his alleged conduct in Mountjoy Prison contained untrue and defamatory statements.

Putin drives across repaired bridge to Crimea in bid to boost Russian morale
# Crimea
# Crimea

Putin drives across repaired bridge to Crimea in bid to boost Russian morale

4 hours ago 17,839 Views 22 Comments

He took the wheel of a Mercedes to drive across the bridge linking Russia’s mainland with the peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014.

Croatia progress to World Cup quarter-finals after penalty shootout win over Japan
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Croatia progress to World Cup quarter-finals after penalty shootout win over Japan

4 hours ago 10,091 Views 5 Comments

Goalkeeper Dominik Livaković was the hero, saving three spot kicks.

Journal Media wins two UCD media awards for excellence in business journalism
# Award Winners
# Award Winners

Journal Media wins two UCD media awards for excellence in business journalism

4 hours ago 4,699 Views 2 Comments

Maria Delaney, Niall Sargent and Ian Curran were among the winners.

Spotlight

Redacted Lives

The Journal’s new podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Redacted Lives: Listen to the fourth episode of our documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

Updated 5 hours ago 14,303 Views 0 Comments

NEW EPISODE: Many survivors felt as though the Mother and Baby Homes Commission was a chance for society to learn what truly happened in these institutions. But it fell short of offering the closure many needed, leading experts to ask: how?

McDonald says concessions around tricolour and anthem 'will be discussed' in united Ireland
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McDonald says concessions around tricolour and anthem 'will be discussed' in united Ireland

5 hours ago 18,672 Views 75 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said concessions to Unionists will be up for discussion in reaction to a recent opinion poll.

Chatbot capable of writing scenes for a play and dissertations released by US start-up
# There May Be Trouble Ahead
# There May Be Trouble Ahead

Chatbot capable of writing scenes for a play and dissertations released by US start-up

6 hours ago 6,827 Views 8 Comments

The release has reignited debates on the use of artificial intelligence.

Dowdall told gardaí he felt under threat from Hutches and Kinahans, trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Dowdall told gardaí he felt under threat from Hutches and Kinahans, trial hears

6 hours ago 12,206 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues this afternoon.

Dublin GAA chief: 'Worrying shift' in funding will result in job losses and sale of assets
# John Costello
From The42
# John Costello

Dublin GAA chief: 'Worrying shift' in funding will result in job losses and sale of assets

7 hours ago 25,610 Views 23 Comments

Dublin GAA CEO John Costello says the “surreptitious shift in association policy” will cost the county €450,000 per annum.

Two killed in missile attack in south Ukraine as air raid sirens ring across the country
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Two killed in missile attack in south Ukraine as air raid sirens ring across the country

7 hours ago 3,986 Views 1 Comment

Nearly half of Ukraine’s energy grid has been destroyed by recent Russian missile strikes.

Drogheda criminal admits facilitating Keane Mulready-Woods murder
# Courts
# Courts

Drogheda criminal admits facilitating Keane Mulready-Woods murder

8 hours ago 17,189 Views 0 Comments

Keane Mulready-Woods (17), was last seen alive in Drogheda on 12 January 2020.

Stormont Assembly recalled as DUP rivals urge party to drop powersharing boycott
# Recall
# Recall

Stormont Assembly recalled as DUP rivals urge party to drop powersharing boycott

8 hours ago 12,546 Views 9 Comments

The latest bid to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland looks set to fail.

Taoiseach ‘not surprised’ more from Northern Ireland favour staying in UK over Irish unity
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Taoiseach ‘not surprised’ more from Northern Ireland favour staying in UK over Irish unity

8 hours ago 16,938 Views 35 Comments

A survey shows there is a majority of more than four to one in favour of a united Ireland in the Republic.

Gardaí launch investigation after body of man found in house in Cork
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí launch investigation after body of man found in house in Cork

8 hours ago 18,468 Views 4 Comments

The body of the man was discovered yesterday.

Billie Eilish to headline Electric Picnic 2023 as first 10 acts announced
# Electric Picnic Lineup
# Electric Picnic Lineup

Billie Eilish to headline Electric Picnic 2023 as first 10 acts announced

9 hours ago 23,119 Views 17 Comments

The lineup also features Lewis Capaldi and Niall Horan.

Ten go on trial over 2016 Brussels suicide attacks
# On Trial
# On Trial

Ten go on trial over 2016 Brussels suicide attacks

9 hours ago 4,973 Views 0 Comments

Among the accused is Salah Abdeslam, the only survivor among the Islamic State extremists who struck the Bataclan theatre in Paris in 2015.

Wales confirm Warren Gatland as new head coach
# Second Coming
From The42
# Second Coming

Wales confirm Warren Gatland as new head coach

Updated 9 hours ago 31,133 Views 14 Comments

Wayne Pivac departs the role following a dismal Autumn Nations series.

40,000 unsafe chargers recalled due to 'serious risk' of shock
# Consumer Protection
# Consumer Protection

40,000 unsafe chargers recalled due to 'serious risk' of shock

9 hours ago 25,732 Views 12 Comments

The charger poses a risk of electrical shock, overheating, and catching fire.

Police investigate report of burglary at home of England star Raheem Sterling
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Police investigate report of burglary at home of England star Raheem Sterling

Updated 10 hours ago 15,602 Views 8 Comments

A police statement confirmed that “no threat of violence was involved” in the incident.

Opinion: A zero-covid policy tightens China's perfect dictatorship
# State Surveillance
# State Surveillance

Opinion: A zero-covid policy tightens China's perfect dictatorship

Updated 10 hours ago 12,593 Views 14 Comments

Human rights lawyer and professor Teng Biao looks at the recent protests in China and asks if it’s the beginning of a new wave of resistance.

Woman arrested over dog attack that left child with serious injuries in Co Wexford
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Woman arrested over dog attack that left child with serious injuries in Co Wexford

10 hours ago 45,696 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Sunday, 27 November in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.

Fuel Allowance Scheme being expanded to 80,000 further people
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Fuel Allowance Scheme being expanded to 80,000 further people

Updated 10 hours ago 44,897 Views 11 Comments

The Fuel Allowance is a means-tested payment to help with the cost of heating your home during the winter months.

Poll: How much do you plan on spending for Christmas this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much do you plan on spending for Christmas this year?

10 hours ago 20,001 Views 11 Comments

Research from the CCPC shows households with children are due to spend close to €1,600 on Christmas.

Calls for Dursey Island cable car works to be sped up amid fears cattle could starve over winter
# West Cork
# West Cork

Calls for Dursey Island cable car works to be sped up amid fears cattle could starve over winter

10 hours ago 11,167 Views 0 Comments

There are fears that the island will be abandoned for the first time in 420 years.

One in four people intend to use some form of borrowing to fund Christmas spending
# Christmas Spending
# Christmas Spending

One in four people intend to use some form of borrowing to fund Christmas spending

11 hours ago 7,304 Views 7 Comments

The average consumer expects to spend €1,200 on Christmas, a 20% increase on last year.

North Korea fires barrage of artillery shells into maritime buffer zone with the South
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires barrage of artillery shells into maritime buffer zone with the South

12 hours ago 10,980 Views 4 Comments

About 130 artillery rounds were simultaneously fired today at 14:59 pm (05:59 Irish time) from two separate sites.

Bellingham's shades of Rooney a thrill to senses
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

Bellingham's shades of Rooney a thrill to senses

Updated 13 hours ago 16,604 Views 6 Comments

Roy Keane summed up midfielder’s credentials – ‘Maturity, decision-making, what’s going on upstairs, end product, final pass. The kid has everything.’

Search under way after volcanic eruption buries Indonesian island homes
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Search under way after volcanic eruption buries Indonesian island homes

13 hours ago 5,981 Views 0 Comments

Mount Semeru in East Java province spewed thick columns of ash nearly 5,000ft into the sky yesterday.

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