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Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship

Updated 19 hours ago 27,709 Views 0 Comments

A court heard the actress had filed for divorce after violent episodes became more and more normal.

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial

Updated 20 hours ago 49,590 Views 0 Comments

Mrs Rooney was asked about the aftermath of her ‘reveal’ post and Rebekah Vardy’s response.

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia

20 hours ago 37,020 Views 32 Comments

The company will retain its trademark in the country.

Woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband outside Wexford home
# Sarah Doyle
# Sarah Doyle

Woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband outside Wexford home

20 hours ago 29,741 Views 0 Comments

Philip Doyle died after he was stabbed twice in the chest.

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

20 hours ago 55,903 Views 29 Comments

The station had broadcast a simulation of Ireland and the UK being destroyed by a nuclear strike.

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

Updated 20 hours ago 17,526 Views 3 Comments

The IABA have since released a statement in response to Minister Chambers’ comments on RTÉ Radio One earlier today.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

21 hours ago 15,435 Views 2 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years
# Elisabeth Borne
# Elisabeth Borne

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years

21 hours ago 16,516 Views 3 Comments

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier handed his resignation to the president.

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay

21 hours ago 35,768 Views 38 Comments

The 17-year-old player told his story in an interview with Sky Sports.

Man (20s) arrested over the murder of pensioner Christopher Hall
# Christopher Hall
# Christopher Hall

Man (20s) arrested over the murder of pensioner Christopher Hall

21 hours ago 16,631 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Hall suffered an assault prior to his death.

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley
# Courts
# Courts

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley

Updated 22 hours ago 44,812 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes

Updated 22 hours ago 30,351 Views 68 Comments

Representatives from St Vincent’s Healthcare Group appeared before an Oireachtas Committee today.

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
From The42
# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

22 hours ago 14,359 Views 8 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs

Mon 3:30 PM 9,037 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is still expected to be the second fastest growing economy in the eurozone, with GDP set to increase by 5.4%.

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?

Updated Mon 3:14 PM 15,339 Views 5 Comments

It’s crunch time for counties before next weekend’s games.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

Mon 2:54 PM 18,071 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank
# New Rules
# New Rules

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank

Mon 2:14 PM 12,587 Views 5 Comments

The regulator has also placed an interest rate cap of 23% APR on all consumer credit agreements.

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
# Shocking
# Shocking

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

Mon 2:07 PM 14,461 Views 48 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest

Mon 2:00 PM 13,973 Views 12 Comments

The company said it had been unable to tender a new contract with catering provider RailGourmet.

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
# Dr Phil
From The42
# Dr Phil

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina

Mon 12:14 PM 19,445 Views 15 Comments

The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
# Cinema
# Cinema

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

Mon 11:26 AM 6,829 Views 3 Comments

The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week
# Heating
# Heating

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week

Mon 11:25 AM 28,019 Views 33 Comments

All households who received Fuel Allowance in early April will automatically receive the €100 lump sum.

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?

Mon 10:20 AM 99,982 Views 62 Comments

Children across the country are making their First Communion this month.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

Mon 9:14 AM 16,781 Views 6 Comments

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup

Mon 9:09 AM 30,126 Views 13 Comments

The action gets underway this coming weekend.

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

Mon 9:01 AM 9,379 Views 25 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge

Mon 8:47 AM 6,431 Views 0 Comments

Both men in their 20s, who were arrested on Friday, have been released from Garda custody without charge.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

Mon 7:52 AM 26,438 Views 11 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

Mon 7:44 AM 9,027 Views 4 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

Mon 6:30 AM 61,497 Views 53 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nearly 6,000 Ukrainian children and teens enrolled in Irish schools

Mon 6:00 AM 12,957 Views 9 Comments

The Department will continue to publish figures on the enrolment of Ukrainian children each month.

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

Mon 12:05 AM 34,617 Views 25 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

Sunday 15 May, 2022

Quiz: What European city is this?
# European Cities
# European Cities

Quiz: What European city is this?

Sun 10:00 PM 52,548 Views 6 Comments

Do you know your Madrids from your Barcelonas?

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'
# John Kiely
From The42
# John Kiely

John Kiely: 'We’ve watched it back on the tape and it’s quite clear that there was no contact'

Sun 9:29 PM 56,663 Views 68 Comments

The Limerick boss said Hegarty is being unfairly targeted by referees.

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

Sun 8:00 PM 47,055 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

Sun 7:48 PM 21,241 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sun 7:00 PM 8,690 Views 0 Comments

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

Sun 7:00 PM 39,446 Views 9 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.