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Today’s News

New voucher scheme for remote working hubs is now open
# Connected Hubs
# Connected Hubs

New voucher scheme for remote working hubs is now open

1 hour ago 7,371 Views 9 Comments

The plan aims to provide at least 10,000 ‘hot desk’ working days free of charge over its lifespan.

Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailer
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailer

Updated 1 hour ago 54,931 Views 11 Comments

Three people have been arrested.

The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War
# On This Day
# On This Day

The Battle of Dublin: It's 100 years since the Four Courts assault that launched the Civil War

1 hour ago 12,928 Views 13 Comments

Pro-Treaty forces hoped the attack would bring conflict to a close but historians say it prolonged hostilities.

Scots must have ‘democratic choice’, Sturgeon says ahead of referendum update
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Scots must have ‘democratic choice’, Sturgeon says ahead of referendum update

1 hour ago 5,013 Views 10 Comments

Sturgeon will give MSPs an update on how she intends to hold a second Scottish independence referendum.

Aki captains Ireland against Māori as Frawley starts at out-half
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Aki captains Ireland against Māori as Frawley starts at out-half

Updated 1 hour ago 24,551 Views 29 Comments

Andy Farrell has named an exciting team for Wednesday’s clash in Hamilton.

Opinion: It's time we designed a better politics for women that benefits us all
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Opinion: It's time we designed a better politics for women that benefits us all

2 hours ago 2,087 Views 3 Comments

Minister of State Peter Burke says he’s hoping to make real change for women in public life.

US judge rules Britney Spears’ ex-husband can go on trial for stalking
# Jason Alexander
# Jason Alexander

US judge rules Britney Spears’ ex-husband can go on trial for stalking

2 hours ago 6,738 Views 3 Comments

Jason Alexander crashed the wedding of Spears and Sam Asghari in Los Angeles earlier this month.

Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell facing up to 65 years in prison
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell facing up to 65 years in prison

3 hours ago 12,147 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite lured young girls to massage rooms for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.

G7 denounces 'war crime' as Russian strike kills shoppers
# Condemnation
# Condemnation

G7 denounces 'war crime' as Russian strike kills shoppers

3 hours ago 11,896 Views 20 Comments
  • At least 18 people were killed in the attack
  • The G7 leaders branded the missile strike a 'war crime'
  • Zelenskyy urged the G7 leaders to intensify sanctions to help end the war
Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy

4 hours ago 7,125 Views 17 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will today seek Cabinet approval for the five-year plan and the €363 million package to underpin it.

Autism supports and inclusion the focus of new dedicated Oireachtas Committee
# Education
# Education

Autism supports and inclusion the focus of new dedicated Oireachtas Committee

4 hours ago 4,079 Views 3 Comments

Representatives from the National Council for Special Education will address the Committee this afternoon.

'Timing is key': Parents call for inclusion of rare genetic disease in newborn heel prick test
# Sma
# Sma

'Timing is key': Parents call for inclusion of rare genetic disease in newborn heel prick test

4 hours ago 7,942 Views 1 Comment

SMA is a degenerative disease that causes damage to nerves that develop muscle function and allow children to eat, move and breathe.

'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings

10 hours ago 16,165 Views 14 Comments

Independent studies showed that a total of €109 million a year could be saved if all parliament activity was moved to Brussels.

Council unable to find burial place of babies despite checking records of 13 graveyards
# Bessborough
# Bessborough

Council unable to find burial place of babies despite checking records of 13 graveyards

10 hours ago 17,144 Views 0 Comments
  • Cork City Council has been unable to find the burial place of babies who apparently died in Bessborough, Órla Ryan reports
  • Mary Donovan believes her siblings may be buried in Bessborough - or have been adopted in the US
  • The twins are among 923 children who died at the mother and baby institution in Cork

Yesterday’s News

Three deaths and multiple injuries as cross-country train derails in Missouri
# Amtrack
# Amtrack

Three deaths and multiple injuries as cross-country train derails in Missouri

11 hours ago 9,916 Views 1 Comment

Nearly 250 passengers were on board at the time of the derailment.

'Deplorable' Russian strike kills at least 13 and injures dozens at Ukraine shopping centre
# Kremenchuk
# Kremenchuk

'Deplorable' Russian strike kills at least 13 and injures dozens at Ukraine shopping centre

Updated 11 hours ago 68,451 Views 67 Comments

The Ukrainian defence ministry said the strike was timed to coincide with the centre’s busiest hours.

Gardaí appeal for help to find 15-year-old missing from Ballyfermot
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí appeal for help to find 15-year-old missing from Ballyfermot

11 hours ago 9,318 Views 0 Comments

Calum McDonagh has been missing since since Saturday 25 June.

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate

Updated 12 hours ago 39,214 Views 33 Comments

MPs voted 295 to 221 to give the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill a second reading, clearing the way for more detailed scrutiny in the coming weeks.

Green Party councillor elected as new Dublin Lord Mayor
# Caroline Conroy
# Caroline Conroy

Green Party councillor elected as new Dublin Lord Mayor

12 hours ago 15,486 Views 27 Comments

The election happened at this evening’s annual meeting of Dublin City Council in the capital’s City Hall.

RFU apologise after ex-England centre Burrell says racism is 'rife' in rugby
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

RFU apologise after ex-England centre Burrell says racism is 'rife' in rugby

12 hours ago 27,986 Views 16 Comments

Burrell opened up about receiving comments about bananas, fried chicken and slavery and being greeted with a racial slur.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

12 hours ago 5,374 Views 0 Comments

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

Former head of military abuse team: 'You just need to get rid of the dinosaurs'
# Christine Whitecross
# Christine Whitecross

Former head of military abuse team: 'You just need to get rid of the dinosaurs'

13 hours ago 11,750 Views 0 Comments

Christine Whitecross is a retired Lieutenant General who led the Canadian Forces strategic response team on sexual misconduct.

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together
# How It Started
# How It Started

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together

13 hours ago 3,424 Views 0 Comments

Watch our webinar on how Ireland found itself at the heart of the EU 50 years ago – and how it’s working for us now.

Man who stabbed ex-partner's boyfriend in 'sneak attack' found guilty of murder
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who stabbed ex-partner's boyfriend in 'sneak attack' found guilty of murder

14 hours ago 20,909 Views 0 Comments

Nassar Ahmed the stabbing was in self defence but this was not accepted by the jury.

Woman welcomes Court of Appeal decision not to reduce rapist father’s 18-year jail term
# Court
# Court

Woman welcomes Court of Appeal decision not to reduce rapist father’s 18-year jail term

15 hours ago 18,682 Views 0 Comments

The former member of the Defence Forces had pleaded guilty to numerous counts of rape, indecent assault and sexual assault.

Ireland beat Georgia 9-0 to ensure World Cup dream hits new heights
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland beat Georgia 9-0 to ensure World Cup dream hits new heights

15 hours ago 24,403 Views 15 Comments

Captain Katie McCabe bagged a hat-trick and was one of six Irish goal-scorers as the record away win was equalled in Gori.

'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

'Remuneration is significant': No appetite in Govt to increase €420k salary for next HSE boss

15 hours ago 21,390 Views 29 Comments

Questions have been raised about whether tensions between the HSE and Department of Health played a part in Paul Reid’s decision to step down.

Archives lost in Public Records Office fire of 1922 recovered in virtual reconstruction
# 100 Years Later
# 100 Years Later

Archives lost in Public Records Office fire of 1922 recovered in virtual reconstruction

16 hours ago 17,105 Views 12 Comments

Decades of Irish history went up in flames when the archives were almost totally destroyed during the shelling of the Four Courts.

As it happened: Georgia v Ireland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live 16 hours ago

As it happened: Georgia v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

Man (20s) arrested in relation to petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub
# Loughlinstown
# Loughlinstown

Man (20s) arrested in relation to petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub

16 hours ago 16,803 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday 18 June.

17-year-old missing from Cork found safe and well
# Ballincollig
# Ballincollig

17-year-old missing from Cork found safe and well

16 hours ago 9,074 Views 0 Comments

The teenager had been missing since Saturday afternoon.

76-year-old woman missing from Co Mayo found safe and well
# Search
# Search

76-year-old woman missing from Co Mayo found safe and well

17 hours ago 11,736 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s family and gardaí thanked the public and media for their assistance.

Mayo boss Horan steps down after All-Ireland quarter-final defeat
# Immediate Effect
From The42
# Immediate Effect

Mayo boss Horan steps down after All-Ireland quarter-final defeat

17 hours ago 39,618 Views 19 Comments

Yesterday saw the Yew County lose out to Kerry at Croke Park.

Swissport face trial over death of Dublin Airport worker in 2018
# Terminal 2
# Terminal 2

Swissport face trial over death of Dublin Airport worker in 2018

17 hours ago 18,690 Views 3 Comments

The case came before Dublin District Court today and the company has not indicated how it will plead.

Cork woman jailed for campaign of harrassment against former TD and community activist
# Cork
# Cork

Cork woman jailed for campaign of harrassment against former TD and community activist

19 hours ago 17,770 Views 0 Comments

Sonya Egan of The Lawn, Lios Cara, Killeens, Co Cork sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength

Updated 19 hours ago 13,835 Views 6 Comments
  • Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
  • Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
  • The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.
Marc Ó Sé: 'It's the end of Mayo, for the next few years anyway'
# The42 GAA Weekly
From The42
# The42 GAA Weekly

Marc Ó Sé: 'It's the end of Mayo, for the next few years anyway'

19 hours ago 45,371 Views 28 Comments

He expects changes out west over the off-season.

Debunked: No, the UN did not warn of '500 million refugees on their way from Africa to Europe'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the UN did not warn of '500 million refugees on their way from Africa to Europe'

19 hours ago 10,369 Views 0 Comments

The UN Refugee Agency said it never issued such a statement and it warned of the damage disinformation can do.

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