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Minister meeting energy companies to discuss protections for PAYG and vulnerable customers
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

Minister meeting energy companies to discuss protections for PAYG and vulnerable customers

Updated Thu 2:39 PM 6,522 Views 9 Comments

The minister is also discussing customers supports and charges with the service providers.

Winter eviction ban being kept under review, says Taoiseach
# Housing
# Housing

Winter eviction ban being kept under review, says Taoiseach

Thu 2:27 PM 7,099 Views 8 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has consulted with the AG on the issue.

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’

Thu 2:27 PM 7,954 Views 12 Comments

The Swedish Security Service said ‘detonations’ caused extensive damage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines last week.

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war
# Emmanuel Macron
# Emmanuel Macron

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war

Updated Thu 2:07 PM 14,309 Views 13 Comments

The inaugural summit of the ‘European Political Community’ is the brainchild of French President Emmanuel Macron.

New laws would allow gardaí to show photos of sex offenders to school principals
# Sex Offenders
# Sex Offenders

New laws would allow gardaí to show photos of sex offenders to school principals

Thu 2:00 PM 10,464 Views 14 Comments

Helen McEntee said that she wanted to have “the strongest law possible” around monitoring sex offenders.

Equality commission joined as party to convicted killer's Patrick Quirke's Supreme Court appeal
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

Equality commission joined as party to convicted killer's Patrick Quirke's Supreme Court appeal

Thu 1:47 PM 7,832 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission will now make legal submissions on part of Quirke’s appeal

Tánaiste describes Northern Ireland Protocol as a ‘little too strict'
# Protocol
# Protocol

Tánaiste describes Northern Ireland Protocol as a ‘little too strict'

Thu 1:30 PM 11,178 Views 19 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that a window of opportunity now exists for agreement to be reached between the EU and the UK.

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'

Thu 1:16 PM 10,010 Views 6 Comments

South Korea’s military said it had detected two short-range ballistic missiles launched from the North

International Irish dancing body investigating claims of fixed contests
# Jig Is Up
# Jig Is Up

International Irish dancing body investigating claims of fixed contests

Updated Thu 1:03 PM 24,302 Views 0 Comments

A former judge of the Court of Appeal has been appointed to oversee the investigation.

Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2022
# Literature
# Literature

Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2022

Thu 12:23 PM 7,568 Views 1 Comment

The French author has written about her life across a series of highly acclaimed memoirs.

'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 Thu 12:14 PM 30,008 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?

Thu 10:29 AM 26,593 Views 29 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

Thu 10:16 AM 16,658 Views 10 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'

Thu 9:10 AM 18,293 Views 19 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

Thu 8:51 AM 42,516 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

Thu 8:40 AM 17,494 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 Thu 8:35 AM 27,785 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

Thu 8:15 AM 12,593 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

Thu 7:25 AM 29,098 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

Thu 6:51 AM 16,290 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

Thu 6:00 AM 7,804 Views 21 Comments

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

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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'

Thu 12:05 AM 19,546 Views 43 Comments

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

Wednesday 5 October, 2022

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

Wed 11:30 PM 38,521 Views 46 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

Wed 11:09 PM 41,675 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 Wed 10:23 PM 14,239 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

Wed 10:12 PM 13,331 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

Wed 9:52 PM 23,889 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

Wed 9:45 PM 11,729 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 25,811 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 12,881 Views 0 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 15,564 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 7,453 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 39,404 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 10,045 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 22,400 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 46,609 Views 1 Comment

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 19,914 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 112,475 Views 0 Comments

The incident shortly before midday in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee.