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Death toll rises to 15 in school shooting in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Death toll rises to 15 in school shooting in Russia

Updated 5 hours ago 48,473 Views 34 Comments

The gunman killed himself after he opened fire, officials said.

Teen charged with endangering two Gardaí by allegedly speeding a car at them
# Courts
# Courts

Teen charged with endangering two Gardaí by allegedly speeding a car at them

6 hours ago 22,042 Views 0 Comments

The boy made no reply to the charges.

Jupiter should be visibile tonight as it comes closest to Earth in 60 years
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

Jupiter should be visibile tonight as it comes closest to Earth in 60 years

7 hours ago 29,941 Views 14 Comments

The planet will come within 590 million kilometres of Earth during an event known as “opposition”.

'You have to worry about the quality of some of the players Munster have'
# Rugby Weekly Extra
From The42
# Rugby Weekly Extra

'You have to worry about the quality of some of the players Munster have'

7 hours ago 28,216 Views 31 Comments

Bernard Jackman voiced his concerns on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast.

Budget 2023 being finalised - here's what we know and what's still being worked out
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Budget 2023 being finalised - here's what we know and what's still being worked out

7 hours ago 69,097 Views 76 Comments
  • Rent credit for individual renters amounting to about €400 or €500.
  • Double social welfare payments soon after the budget
  • €1k tax-free bonus to be permitted from employers, increased from €500 per year.
UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar
# Kwasi Kwarteng
# Kwasi Kwarteng

UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar

Updated 8 hours ago 36,661 Views 29 Comments

Neither Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng nor Liz Truss are currently expected to publicly address the major market shift.

Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property

Updated 8 hours ago 26,530 Views 0 Comments

Several men are to appear before the High Court over an alleged breach of a court order.

Kerry All-Ireland minor winner released by Brisbane Lions
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

Kerry All-Ireland minor winner released by Brisbane Lions

Updated 10 hours ago 28,264 Views 1 Comment

Deividas Uosis was one of three departures announced by the club

EU hopes for 'constructive cooperation' after right wing parties win victory in Italy
# Giorgia Meloni
# Giorgia Meloni

EU hopes for 'constructive cooperation' after right wing parties win victory in Italy

Updated 11 hours ago 18,991 Views 34 Comments

Giorgia Meloni is on course to become Italy’s first female prime minister.

Analysis: What will its first far-right leader since WWII mean for Italy?
# Italy Leans Right
# Italy Leans Right

Analysis: What will its first far-right leader since WWII mean for Italy?

12 hours ago 17,680 Views 11 Comments

Sofia Ammassari and Duncan McDonnell look at the shock political shift of Italy to the far-right and ask what it means for the future.

Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons

Updated 12 hours ago 30,707 Views 32 Comments

A massive fire and explosion was caused in the port of Odessa.

Free school books for primary school students in Budget education package
# Back To School
# Back To School

Free school books for primary school students in Budget education package

Updated 12 hours ago 26,221 Views 34 Comments

There has been widespread support for the announcement.

Poll: When did you last attend a protest march?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When did you last attend a protest march?

13 hours ago 18,568 Views 26 Comments

Thousands of people attended a cost-of-living march in Dublin on Saturday,

'It's about three years now since I've played for Ireland... It was tough'
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

'It's about three years now since I've played for Ireland... It was tough'

13 hours ago 27,839 Views 2 Comments

Joe Hodge is ready to go again after experiencing a difficult time with injuries.

Anchor discovered off the coast of Suffolk may date from Roman times
# Shiver Me Timbers
# Shiver Me Timbers

Anchor discovered off the coast of Suffolk may date from Roman times

14 hours ago 18,120 Views 8 Comments

The wrought iron artefact was discovered during a seabed survey off the coast of Suffolk.

Italian election: Giorgia Meloni claims leadership of next government
# Brothers Of Italy
# Brothers Of Italy

Italian election: Giorgia Meloni claims leadership of next government

Updated 15 hours ago 40,525 Views 59 Comments

Brothers of Italy has its roots in the post-fascist movement founded by supporters of dictator Benito Mussolini.

Analysis: Minister Donohoe, this is what you should and shouldn't do tomorrow
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Analysis: Minister Donohoe, this is what you should and shouldn't do tomorrow

Updated 16 hours ago 30,258 Views 25 Comments

Economist Victor Duggan has some good advice for the finance minister ahead of tomorrow’s budget.

Explainer: What you need to know about the new adapted Covid vaccines heading into winter
# Immunology
# Immunology

Explainer: What you need to know about the new adapted Covid vaccines heading into winter

22 hours ago 25,689 Views 23 Comments

Professor of Immunology Christine Loscher says the new jabs work ‘specifically against Omicron’.

Yesterday's News

'He's a bit down but we'll look after him obviously'
# Big Miss
From The42
# Big Miss

'He's a bit down but we'll look after him obviously'

23 hours ago 40,531 Views 8 Comments

Troy Parrott missed a glorious chance to score in Ireland’s 2-1 loss to Scotland on Saturday night.

Quiz: How well do you know the Muppets?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How well do you know the Muppets?

Sun 10:00 PM 31,892 Views 13 Comments

The felt family been going strong for almost 50 years.

Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin

Sun 8:00 PM 39,272 Views 41 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying a hybrid work setup.

'We can't afford another performance like this' - Rowntree slams sloppy Munster
# Riot Act
From The42
# Riot Act

'We can't afford another performance like this' - Rowntree slams sloppy Munster

Sun 7:48 PM 36,182 Views 39 Comments

‘We had British Lions on the field but whoever has got the shirt, we just expected more accuracy.’

Driver arrested and charged to court after hitting pedestrian and damaging vehicles in Fermoy
# Cork
# Cork

Driver arrested and charged to court after hitting pedestrian and damaging vehicles in Fermoy

Updated Sun 6:56 PM 56,942 Views 0 Comments

Video footage shows the man reversing down a street and crashing into another vehicle.

Have you seen Alexandria? Gardaí appeal for help in locating 32-year-old from Dublin
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen Alexandria? Gardaí appeal for help in locating 32-year-old from Dublin

Sun 6:53 PM 28,501 Views 0 Comments

She has been missing from Dublin 8 since Wednesday.

Wexford GAA to investigate incident in football game and will support gardaí in inquiries
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Wexford GAA to investigate incident in football game and will support gardaí in inquiries

Sun 6:28 PM 47,194 Views 0 Comments

The match officials involved have been wished a speedy recovery by Wexford GAA.

Hanrahan kicks 18 points as Dragons earn first win over Munster in seven years
# Struggle
From The42
# Struggle

Hanrahan kicks 18 points as Dragons earn first win over Munster in seven years

Sun 5:22 PM 30,889 Views 60 Comments

It’s back-to-back defeats for Munster to start the season after a very poor showing at Rodney Parade.

UK Police drop investigation into ‘online threat’ made to JK Rowling
# Harry Potter
# Harry Potter

UK Police drop investigation into ‘online threat’ made to JK Rowling

Sun 5:05 PM 16,708 Views 14 Comments

The author shared screenshots of a message from a user who had written ‘don’t worry you are next’ in response to her tweet about Salman Rushdie.

Desecration of wreaths and tributes at site of Co Down atrocity condemned
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Desecration of wreaths and tributes at site of Co Down atrocity condemned

Sun 4:58 PM 21,570 Views 19 Comments

18 British soldiers were killed at Narrow Water in an IRA bomb attack in 1979.

Gardaí seek witnesses after man is allegedly beaten unconscious by a group in Limerick City
# Assault
# Assault

Gardaí seek witnesses after man is allegedly beaten unconscious by a group in Limerick City

Sun 4:22 PM 25,670 Views 0 Comments

The attack occured last Wednesday at around 3.30pm near the Milk Market area.

Social Protection Minister appears to rule out €20 increase in social welfare payments
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Social Protection Minister appears to rule out €20 increase in social welfare payments

Sun 4:13 PM 32,064 Views 74 Comments

Minister Humphreys said there ‘won’t be any money left’ for other measures if this were done.

United Arab Emirates agrees to supply Germany with gas and diesel
# Energy Security
# Energy Security

United Arab Emirates agrees to supply Germany with gas and diesel

Sun 3:13 PM 31,396 Views 22 Comments

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is on a visit to the UAE as part of a Gulf tour that also includes stops in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Roger Waters concerts scrapped in Poland over Ukraine row
# Persona Non Grata
# Persona Non Grata

Roger Waters concerts scrapped in Poland over Ukraine row

Sun 2:35 PM 42,143 Views 56 Comments

Waters wrote an open letter earlier this month saying the West should stop providing arms to Ukraine.

UK's Shadow Northern Ireland secretary ‘would call border poll if circumstances right’
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

UK's Shadow Northern Ireland secretary ‘would call border poll if circumstances right’

Sun 12:43 PM 16,389 Views 32 Comments

However, Peter Kyle said things are currently a ‘long way off’.

Russian police disperse protests against army mobilisation in Russia
# Russian Protests
# Russian Protests

Russian police disperse protests against army mobilisation in Russia

Sun 11:53 AM 19,290 Views 15 Comments

More than 300 people demonstrating against the mobilisation of reservists to fight in Ukraine were arrested in Moscow.

Eliud Kipchoge breaks world record at Berlin Marathon
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Eliud Kipchoge breaks world record at Berlin Marathon

Sun 10:57 AM 28,293 Views 20 Comments

Kenyan looked set to run a sub-two-hour time at midway point.

Poll: Should people be given grants to buy e-bikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people be given grants to buy e-bikes?

Sun 10:50 AM 42,450 Views 75 Comments

Electric bike initiatives in other countries include grants, scrappage schemes and interest-free loans.

Sitdown Sunday: Inside Russia's vast surveillance state
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Inside Russia's vast surveillance state

Sun 9:00 AM 20,919 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

'I said I wouldn't be a coach, but that was based on having a 10-year career ahead'
# Cork Con
From The42
# Cork Con

'I said I wouldn't be a coach, but that was based on having a 10-year career ahead'

Sun 9:00 AM 16,227 Views 0 Comments

Jonny Holland and Denis Fogarty are part of an all-ex-Munster coaching team in Cork Con.

How to win a Rugby World Cup - be on your best behaviour
# Card Trick
From The42
# Card Trick

How to win a Rugby World Cup - be on your best behaviour

Sun 8:07 AM 17,677 Views 3 Comments

Ireland and France have risen to the top of the world rankings on the back of being more disciplined than their rivals.

'It's hard to imagine the future': The Ploughing, the climate crisis, and the writing on the wall
# Ratheniska
# Ratheniska

'It's hard to imagine the future': The Ploughing, the climate crisis, and the writing on the wall

Sun 12:05 AM 22,507 Views 11 Comments

Climate and sustainability took on a new focus at the Ploughing this year, but there’s still a long way to go.

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