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Thursday 30 June, 2022

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson

Thu 6:15 PM 29,749 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said that Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman.

The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?

Thu 6:00 PM 4,141 Views 8 Comments

Listen in to our interview with Dr David Kenny of Trinity College School of Law to find out more.

Man sues former teacher, and religious order, over being alleged sexual abuse over 60 years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Man sues former teacher, and religious order, over being alleged sexual abuse over 60 years ago

Thu 5:52 PM 19,056 Views 0 Comments

The now retired teacher, who is now aged in his 90′s, vehemently denies the allegations.

Nearly fivefold increase in the number of complaints to the Passport Office this year
# Delays
# Delays

Nearly fivefold increase in the number of complaints to the Passport Office this year

Thu 5:38 PM 11,205 Views 16 Comments

Complaints relate to the long delays as well as citizenship issues.

Doctor facing extradition to Hungary was regarded as 'sleazy' by several female patients
# Courts
# Courts

Doctor facing extradition to Hungary was regarded as 'sleazy' by several female patients

Thu 5:32 PM 40,621 Views 0 Comments

Dr Zsolt Siklósi is accused of inappropriate behaviour, including comments to a number of female patients.

ESB Networks fined over greenhouse gas leakages at Moneypoint power station
# Leaks
# Leaks

ESB Networks fined over greenhouse gas leakages at Moneypoint power station

Thu 5:30 PM 7,637 Views 0 Comments

It was fined €1,000 and must pay €20,390 in legal costs over the emission of sulphur hexafluoride in 2018 and 2019.

Have you seen John? Gardaí searching for 16 year old missing from Tullamore
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen John? Gardaí searching for 16 year old missing from Tullamore

Thu 5:19 PM 7,808 Views 0 Comments

John Brooklyn O’Brien was last seen wearing a black tracksuit top and black tracksuit bottoms.

Lewis Hamilton says F1’s ‘older voices’ are no longer relevant and shouldn't get platform
# SpeakingUp
From The42
# SpeakingUp

Lewis Hamilton says F1’s ‘older voices’ are no longer relevant and shouldn't get platform

Thu 5:17 PM 23,696 Views 30 Comments

Seven-time world champion believes Bernie Eccelstone and Jackie Stewart are doing more harm than good.

Teenager hospitalised in critical condition after collision in Celbridge
# Kildare
# Kildare

Teenager hospitalised in critical condition after collision in Celbridge

Thu 4:54 PM 16,962 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases
# Climate Failure
# Climate Failure

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases

Thu 4:18 PM 11,199 Views 38 Comments

The decision sets back Biden’s hopes of using the EPA to bring down emissions to meet global climate goals.

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion

Thu 4:03 PM 8,823 Views 22 Comments

Biden described the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion as “destabilising”.

Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier says murder investigation must 'come finally to justice'
# Schull
# Schull

Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier says murder investigation must 'come finally to justice'

Thu 3:49 PM 12,560 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they have launched a full new review into the murder.

Will the new Philippines president follow in his dictator father's footsteps?
# In His Shoes
# In His Shoes

Will the new Philippines president follow in his dictator father's footsteps?

Thu 3:47 PM 7,951 Views 12 Comments

Marcos Jnr was elected with vice-president Sara Duterte, the daughter of former president Rodrigo Duterte.

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat

Thu 3:13 PM 8,460 Views 11 Comments

The British Prime Minister committed to increase defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by the end of the decade.

Race for Liam: The four teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory
# Final Four
From The42
# Final Four

Race for Liam: The four teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory

Thu 3:00 PM 28,848 Views 11 Comments

Kilkenny take on Clare on Saturday, while Limerick meet Galway on Sunday.

Man accused of fatal shooting either guilty or 'most unlucky person ever', prosecutor argues
# Closing Speech
# Closing Speech

Man accused of fatal shooting either guilty or 'most unlucky person ever', prosecutor argues

Thu 2:55 PM 18,085 Views 0 Comments

The man denies shooting dead a dad-of-one as he pushed his young son in a pram.

Adopted people will finally get access to records after President signs Bill into law
# Birth Information Bill
# Birth Information Bill

Adopted people will finally get access to records after President signs Bill into law

Thu 2:34 PM 9,924 Views 7 Comments

The Bill provides for the release of an adopted person’s birth certificate and early life information.

Mice eating through box of Milk Tray among pest problems at Garda headquarters over past year
# Pest Control
# Pest Control

Mice eating through box of Milk Tray among pest problems at Garda headquarters over past year

Thu 2:04 PM 19,382 Views 15 Comments

One exterminator’s report said a mouse was causing “mass panic” in the building opposite the Technical Bureau main entrance.

Eamon Ryan 'wouldn't object' to bringing Budget forward to September
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Eamon Ryan 'wouldn't object' to bringing Budget forward to September

Thu 1:29 PM 11,001 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Transport said the matter will be discussed at Cabinet next week.

Five former special advisers apply to reduce one-year 'cooling-off' period for lobbying
# Sipo Report
# Sipo Report

Five former special advisers apply to reduce one-year 'cooling-off' period for lobbying

Thu 1:08 PM 14,682 Views 17 Comments

Under the law, public officials are subject to a one year “cooling-off” period after they leave their roles.

Explainer: What counts as EU funding and where does it go?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Explainer: What counts as EU funding and where does it go?

Thu 1:00 PM 3,851 Views 1 Comment

…And where has Ireland received – and given back to the whole process?

National Transport Authority launches plans to greatly improve Cork's public transport system
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

National Transport Authority launches plans to greatly improve Cork's public transport system

Thu 12:54 PM 9,985 Views 20 Comments

BusConnects Cork is hoping to increase fourfold the number of people who use public transport.

Rape accused to face retrial after Court of Appeal quashes conviction
# Cork
# Cork

Rape accused to face retrial after Court of Appeal quashes conviction

Thu 12:14 PM 20,005 Views 0 Comments

The man had pleaded not guilty to one count of rape against a 17-year-old female.

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €325k in raid on west Dublin drug gang
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €325k in raid on west Dublin drug gang

Thu 10:37 AM 13,168 Views 3 Comments

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

Poll: Do you think it's okay to pee in the sea?
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

Poll: Do you think it's okay to pee in the sea?

Thu 10:08 AM 53,561 Views 54 Comments

Let us know.

'We genuinely believe if we can get our stuff right that we can beat whoever we play'
# Chasing History
From The42
# Chasing History

'We genuinely believe if we can get our stuff right that we can beat whoever we play'

Thu 9:13 AM 17,799 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have yet to defeat the All Blacks on New Zealand soil but there is belief within the squad that they can do so on this tour.

More than half of Scots do not want independence referendum next October, poll finds
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

More than half of Scots do not want independence referendum next October, poll finds

Thu 8:30 AM 20,418 Views 41 Comments

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans to hold a second vote on independence in October 2023.

The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation
# Case Review
# Case Review

The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation

Updated Thu 8:30 AM 35,694 Views 0 Comments

The Serious Crime Review Team was set up in 2007 to find answers to long unsolved murders.

Over half of septic tanks failed inspections in 2021, EPA says
# EPA
# EPA

Over half of septic tanks failed inspections in 2021, EPA says

Thu 8:17 AM 13,127 Views 13 Comments

Under a third of septic tanks were also considered a risk to human health and the environment by the EPA.

Special Criminal Court extended for 12 months as Sinn Féin again abstains in Dáil vote
# Non-jury Court
# Non-jury Court

Special Criminal Court extended for 12 months as Sinn Féin again abstains in Dáil vote

Updated Thu 8:09 AM 18,579 Views 14 Comments

The Offences Against the State Act has been renewed for an additional 12 months.

Majority of Irish people don't support a ban on recyclable coffee cups, survey finds
# Latte Levy
# Latte Levy

Majority of Irish people don't support a ban on recyclable coffee cups, survey finds

Thu 8:07 AM 15,785 Views 30 Comments

A so-called latte levy is being considered by the Government.

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as US Supreme Court justice
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

Thu 7:15 AM 20,016 Views 15 Comments

Joe Biden’s appointee will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Stephen Breyer, a veteran of 28 years on the bench.

Dictator’s son Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippine president
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

Dictator’s son Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippine president

Thu 6:54 AM 10,371 Views 2 Comments

His landslide victory was proclaimed last month.

Farrell places trust in old stagers with O'Mahony and Earls picked to start against New Zealand
# Peter The Great
From The42
# Peter The Great

Farrell places trust in old stagers with O'Mahony and Earls picked to start against New Zealand

Thu 6:35 AM 40,804 Views 48 Comments

Cian Healy has also made a remarkable recovery from the ankle knock he picked up against the Maori All Blacks to secure his place on the bench.

With cases on the rise, what is the current advice if you catch Covid-19?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

With cases on the rise, what is the current advice if you catch Covid-19?

Thu 6:10 AM 75,074 Views 19 Comments

Cases have been increasing in recent weeks due to the spread of subvariants of the Omicron strain.

Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds
# Inequality
# Inequality

Private mental health centres provide better care than HSE facilities, report finds

Thu 6:05 AM 9,563 Views 6 Comments

Inspectors highlighted multiple serious risks and poor environments across five HSE approved centres in Cork.

Why is the EC releasing funds to Hungary and Poland in face of democracy threat?
# Backsliding
# Backsliding

Why is the EC releasing funds to Hungary and Poland in face of democracy threat?

Thu 6:00 AM 10,678 Views 2 Comments

Both countries have strongly denied allegations of corruption and judiciary interference, despite rulings from the ECJ and proceedings by EC.

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns

Thu 12:05 AM 16,683 Views 32 Comments