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'I finished my final school exams two weeks before I flew over here'
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

'I finished my final school exams two weeks before I flew over here'

Updated 9 hours ago 25,639 Views 15 Comments

Five years after moving to Munster from South Africa, Keynan Knox is keen to take his chances.

Poll: Do you like Saturday Night Live?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like Saturday Night Live?

11 hours ago 23,791 Views 25 Comments

Actor Brendan Gleeson is set to host the programme this Saturday.

Giant’s Causeway formation event may have taken just days rather than thousands of years
# Giant's Causeway
# Giant's Causeway

Giant’s Causeway formation event may have taken just days rather than thousands of years

11 hours ago 14,665 Views 9 Comments

The striking stones attract visitors from across the world.

House prices could be over-valued by 7%, with market predicted to 'moderate substantially'
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices could be over-valued by 7%, with market predicted to 'moderate substantially'

12 hours ago 16,297 Views 20 Comments

That’s according to the ESRI’s latest quarterly economic commentary.

Bodies of kidnapped California family including baby found in orchard
# US
# US

Bodies of kidnapped California family including baby found in orchard

12 hours ago 39,165 Views 4 Comments

The announcement came after authorities released surveillance video of a man kidnapping eight-month-old Aroohi Dheri.

EirGrid raises concern over 'significant' electricity supply issues
# Generation Shortfall
# Generation Shortfall

EirGrid raises concern over 'significant' electricity supply issues

12 hours ago 16,082 Views 24 Comments

The operator has said that the number of system alerts will likely increase, particularly with generators leaving the market.

Jack Byrne: 'I made a pass and felt my stomach rip. I didn't know what was going on’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Jack Byrne: 'I made a pass and felt my stomach rip. I didn't know what was going on’

Updated 13 hours ago 25,484 Views 3 Comments

Jack Byrne opens up on some of the injury woe that has blighted his season as Shamrock Rovers continue European journey.

At least 18 people killed in Mexico gun massacre at town hall, including local mayor
# Southern Mexico
# Southern Mexico

At least 18 people killed in Mexico gun massacre at town hall, including local mayor

13 hours ago 11,732 Views 2 Comments

Press reports said the broad daylight attack was staged by a gang linked to a drug cartel.

Scrubs co-executive producer charged with 18 counts of sexual assault
# Court
# Court

Scrubs co-executive producer charged with 18 counts of sexual assault

14 hours ago 27,445 Views 0 Comments

Eric Weinberg is said to have ‘relied on his Hollywood credentials’ to lure young women to photo shoots where he allegedly assaulted them.

Woman (80s) dies following two-car collision in Mayo
# Liscosker
# Liscosker

Woman (80s) dies following two-car collision in Mayo

14 hours ago 15,174 Views 0 Comments

The crash occurred on 24 September.

Ireland to join European centre for countering hybrid threats such as cyber and disinformation
# Security
# Security

Ireland to join European centre for countering hybrid threats such as cyber and disinformation

15 hours ago 7,265 Views 21 Comments

The centre allows member states to develop responses to the activities of adversaries below the threshold of war.

Housing situation for Erasmus students coming to Ireland 'has never been so dire'
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Housing situation for Erasmus students coming to Ireland 'has never been so dire'

21 hours ago 18,286 Views 42 Comments

The head of Ireland’s Erasmus network said that foreign students are finding it impossible to move here

Yesterday's News

Tom Clonan: Putin's running out of conventional military solutions to impose his will on Ukraine
# Analysis
# Analysis

Tom Clonan: Putin's running out of conventional military solutions to impose his will on Ukraine

22 hours ago 37,058 Views 45 Comments

The security analyst writes that on the other hand, the Ukrainian motivation to fight is high.

Irish woman arrested in South Africa in connection with murders of two men in 2014
# Bloemfontein
# Bloemfontein

Irish woman arrested in South Africa in connection with murders of two men in 2014

22 hours ago 40,205 Views 1 Comment

The bodies of Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan were found in May 2014.

Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists
# Defence
# Defence

Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists

Updated 23 hours ago 13,700 Views 6 Comments

The group is holding its annual delegate conference in Ballybofey, Co Donegal.

Chelsea swat aside AC Milan to revive Champions League bid
# Comfortable
From The42
# Comfortable

Chelsea swat aside AC Milan to revive Champions League bid

23 hours ago 12,918 Views 2 Comments

Graham Potter’s side won for the first time in three Group E games.

Man (20s) in critical condition, three others injured following two-car collision in Co Clare
# Drumline
# Drumline

Man (20s) in critical condition, three others injured following two-car collision in Co Clare

23 hours ago 23,350 Views 2 Comments

The collision occurred at around 6.10pm this evening.

Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste
# All Clear
# All Clear

Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste

23 hours ago 11,147 Views 18 Comments

Irish Water conducted tests of the drinking water in the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin City and North and East Wicklow areas.

Fianna Fáil hears proposal for Marc MacSharry to rejoin the parliamentary party
# Back In The Fold
# Back In The Fold

Fianna Fáil hears proposal for Marc MacSharry to rejoin the parliamentary party

Wed 9:36 PM 25,141 Views 26 Comments

A proposal was brought by TD Barry Cowen to have MacSharry reinstated in the party.

Man charged in relation to seizure of €110k of drugs and almost €30k in cash in Longford
# Longford Town
# Longford Town

Man charged in relation to seizure of €110k of drugs and almost €30k in cash in Longford

Updated Wed 9:25 PM 12,558 Views 3 Comments

The drugs and cash were seized during the search of two houses in Longford Town yesterday.

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukrainian forces press counterattack
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Putin vows to 'stabilise' annexed regions as Ukrainian forces press counterattack

Wed 9:18 PM 14,909 Views 5 Comments

Ukrainian troops have retaken a string of towns and villages in Kherson, Luhansk and Donetsk in recent weeks.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Wed 8:50 PM 7,238 Views 0 Comments

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

Teenage grandmaster cheated 'more than 100' times, claims chess platform
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Teenage grandmaster cheated 'more than 100' times, claims chess platform

Wed 8:11 PM 38,492 Views 24 Comments

Hans Niemann has come under scrutiny of late.

Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger
# Patricia O'Brien
# Patricia O'Brien

Irish diplomat: Global supply and 'skyrocketing' fertiliser costs a key driver of world hunger

Wed 8:00 PM 9,622 Views 9 Comments

Ambassador Patricia O’Brien has been based in the Italian capital since December, 2021.

Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding 35-year-old man missing from Co Kildare
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for assistance in finding 35-year-old man missing from Co Kildare

Wed 7:48 PM 21,602 Views 0 Comments

Terry Dunne was last seen on Tuesday, 20 September in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

'They said there's no reason chemo would stop you from playing' - A Tipperary comeback
# James Barry
From The42
# James Barry

'They said there's no reason chemo would stop you from playing' - A Tipperary comeback

Wed 7:00 PM 42,531 Views 0 Comments

All-Ireland winner James Barry has made an inspiring return to hurling.

Wicklow landowners fined €1,000 each for setting gorse on fire out of season
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Wicklow landowners fined €1,000 each for setting gorse on fire out of season

Wed 6:49 PM 19,503 Views 11 Comments

Burning living vegetation during the closed season is an offence under Section 40 of the Wildlife Acts 1976-2018.

Man dies, woman injured after attack at a cemetery during funeral in Co Kerry
# Tralee
# Tralee

Man dies, woman injured after attack at a cemetery during funeral in Co Kerry

Updated Wed 6:15 PM 111,836 Views 0 Comments

The incident shortly before midday in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee.

Broadcasting Authority dismisses magazine owner's complaints against Liveline
# Joe Duffy
# Joe Duffy

Broadcasting Authority dismisses magazine owner's complaints against Liveline

Wed 6:12 PM 29,511 Views 5 Comments

The owner of The Public Sector Magazine complained about claims made by callers on the popular show.

Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa
# Close Affair
From The42
# Close Affair

Emerging Ireland survive late scare to seal second win in South Africa

Wed 6:10 PM 21,681 Views 17 Comments

Simon Easterby’s side racked up a big early lead but were drawn into a battle in Bloemfontein.

Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service

Wed 6:07 PM 8,910 Views 0 Comments

Kathleen Thompson was killed by a bullet to the chest in her back garden in Derry in 1971.

Ryanair lodges objection against €200 million runway tunnel at Dublin Airport
# DAA
# DAA

Ryanair lodges objection against €200 million runway tunnel at Dublin Airport

Wed 5:36 PM 39,390 Views 27 Comments

The airline said the underpass will “contribute towards an excessively high per passenger price cap and damage the recovery of Irish aviation”.

Taoiseach criticised for lack of clarity on disconnection moratorium for pay-as-you-go customers
# Pay As You Go
# Pay As You Go

Taoiseach criticised for lack of clarity on disconnection moratorium for pay-as-you-go customers

Updated Wed 5:31 PM 13,064 Views 24 Comments

Martin maintains there are extra protections in place to protect customers.

Family 'deeply saddened' as Irishman Rory Mason, 23, killed while fighting for Ukraine
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Family 'deeply saddened' as Irishman Rory Mason, 23, killed while fighting for Ukraine

Updated Wed 5:26 PM 109,274 Views 107 Comments
  • Rory Mason's family learnt of his death from the Department of Foreign Affairs.
  • His father Rob said: “Rory was a private young man of drive, purpose and conviction."
  • The International Legion tor the Defence of Ukraine called him a "brother in arms".
15-year-old missing from Kerry found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

15-year-old missing from Kerry found safe and well

Wed 5:21 PM 8,850 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’

Updated Wed 5:20 PM 29,239 Views 11 Comments

Promoters earlier claimed the fight would go ahead despite Benn returning an adverse finding for trace amounts of a fertility drug.

Clare man goes on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett
# Courts
# Courts

Clare man goes on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett

Wed 4:55 PM 9,728 Views 0 Comments

The trial heard the woman died as a result of a violent attack at a public toilet in Ennis last year.

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference

Wed 4:42 PM 25,958 Views 9 Comments

The British Prime Minister entered to the track’s famous chorus ‘Cause I’m movin’ on up, you’re movin’ on out’.