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Saturday 25 June, 2022

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling

Sat 4:53 PM 17,946 Views 48 Comments

Dozens of new protests were planned Saturday from coast to coast.

Taoiseach leads tributes to Limerick Fianna Fáil Cllr Jerry O'Dea who died aged 55
# Jerry O'Dea
# Jerry O'Dea

Taoiseach leads tributes to Limerick Fianna Fáil Cllr Jerry O'Dea who died aged 55

Sat 4:35 PM 55,140 Views 7 Comments

Micheál Martin described him as a “proud Limerick man, as well as a proud member of Fianna Fáil”.

A sparkly, colourful Pride parade returns to Dublin’s streets
# Pride
# Pride

A sparkly, colourful Pride parade returns to Dublin’s streets

Updated Sat 3:28 PM 57,984 Views 84 Comments

Young members of the LGBT+ community, Ukrainian nationals, and the Irish premier all took part in the celebratory protest march.

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief
# Afghanistan Earthquake
# Afghanistan Earthquake

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief

Sat 3:25 PM 10,834 Views 2 Comments

Even before Wednesday’s quake, the country was in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

Sat 3:19 PM 18,928 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine
# Belarus
# Belarus

Russia pushes to block second city in eastern Ukraine

Updated Sat 3:07 PM 34,463 Views 14 Comments

The Luhansk region’s governor said that Russian forces are attempting to blockade Lysychansk from the south.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 91-year-old man
# Wilhelm Widmer
# Wilhelm Widmer

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 91-year-old man

Sat 2:39 PM 41,412 Views 2 Comments

Wilhelm Widmer is missing from Clontarf since yesterday afternoon.

Status yellow rain warning in place for Galway and Mayo
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Status yellow rain warning in place for Galway and Mayo

Sat 2:05 PM 15,159 Views 5 Comments

There are warnings that heavy showers and longer spells of rain may lead to spot flooding in places.

Oslo shooting that left two dead being treated as 'act of Islamist terrorism'
# Norway
# Norway

Oslo shooting that left two dead being treated as 'act of Islamist terrorism'

Updated Sat 1:47 PM 45,824 Views 26 Comments

Organisers of the Oslo Pride festival cancelled today’s planned events on police advice.

Protesters gather as G7 leaders set to arrive in Germany
# G7
# G7

Protesters gather as G7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

Sat 1:29 PM 9,873 Views 3 Comments

The G7 leaders are expected to start arriving today and will tackle issues such as war on Ukraine and climate change.

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Directly elected mayor for Dublin could be a 'dog's dinner' unless proper planning takes place

Sat 12:41 PM 12,698 Views 22 Comments

The former Taoiseach said a “ten-year plan where we start building up the federal system would be great” and “putting in a mayor at the start of that might be won’t work”.

Mikey Collins continued a family dynasty when he signed for Liverpool. What happened next?
# Familybusiness
From The42
# Familybusiness

Mikey Collins continued a family dynasty when he signed for Liverpool. What happened next?

Sat 10:00 AM 31,466 Views 1 Comment

“Football is engrained in me and that won’t change, it feels part of our family. Yeah, it can be ruthless but that’s part of the story.”

Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green
# It's Pronounced Nuclear
# It's Pronounced Nuclear

Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green

Sat 9:30 AM 14,652 Views 43 Comments

A full vote on the proposed changes is set to take place in Strasbourg next month.

Poll: Have you been trying to reduce your fuel consumption?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Poll: Have you been trying to reduce your fuel consumption?

Sat 9:15 AM 44,989 Views 97 Comments

Let us know.

People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes
# Not Prepared
# Not Prepared

People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes

Sat 8:10 AM 35,091 Views 26 Comments

Gerry Christie, from Kerry Mountain Rescue, said climbers often don’t have the proper equipment when climbing.

‘I wouldn't say I'm a world class operator but I never played a bad game for Ireland’
# UNSUNG HERO
From The42
# UNSUNG HERO

‘I wouldn't say I'm a world class operator but I never played a bad game for Ireland’

Sat 8:00 AM 63,910 Views 24 Comments

Rated highly by Joe Schmidt, John Ryan was a consistent force for Munster for over a decade. The last thing he expected was to be on the look-out for a new club.

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Abortion clinics begin closing after US Supreme Court ruling

Sat 7:32 AM 32,616 Views 160 Comments

The court’s overturning of the landmark Roe v Wade decision is likely to lead to abortion bans across the country.

Bertie Ahern to address Citizens' Assembly on directly elected mayor for Dublin
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Bertie Ahern to address Citizens' Assembly on directly elected mayor for Dublin

Sat 6:30 AM 18,716 Views 48 Comments

The former Taoiseach will speak to the 80 members of the Assembly at 10.45 am on ‘The Reality of Devolution’.

Official Covid case numbers 'just the tip of the iceberg' as subvariants lead to summer surge
# Covid19
# Covid19

Official Covid case numbers 'just the tip of the iceberg' as subvariants lead to summer surge

Sat 12:05 AM 44,470 Views 26 Comments

Last week there was a more than 50% jump in reported case numbers.

Friday 24 June, 2022

Judge makes jury’s $10.3 million award official in Depp-Heard trial
# Trial
# Trial

Judge makes jury’s $10.3 million award official in Depp-Heard trial

Fri 11:05 PM 67,344 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Depp sued Amber Heard over a piece she wrote in The Washington Post describing herself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse”.

Driver killed after car collides with wall in Co Laois
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

Driver killed after car collides with wall in Co Laois

Fri 10:50 PM 30,128 Views 3 Comments

Details are currently unknown about the person who died in the crash.

Ireland's first LGBT female mayor elected to post on South Dublin County Council
# New Mayor
# New Mayor

Ireland's first LGBT female mayor elected to post on South Dublin County Council

Fri 10:15 PM 48,837 Views 48 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Emma Murphy joined the council in 2016.

Two month evidence wait for ex-school principal facing 90 sex abuse charges
# Courts
# Courts

Two month evidence wait for ex-school principal facing 90 sex abuse charges

Fri 9:45 PM 35,812 Views 0 Comments

Last month gardaí charged Patrick Harte (80) with 83 indecent assaults, one attempted indecent assault and six sexual assaults from 1967 to 1995.

From candidate to Council: the long road ahead of Ukraine in the EU
# Explainer
# Explainer

From candidate to Council: the long road ahead of Ukraine in the EU

Fri 9:30 PM 8,822 Views 7 Comments

Vote to make Ukraine an official candidate for the EU hailed as “defining moment” – but the journey has just begun.

France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s
# Second Best
From The42
# Second Best

France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s

Fri 9:04 PM 32,633 Views 2 Comments

Riche Murphy’s men struggled to compete with a superb French team.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Fri 9:02 PM 6,545 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your roundup of what made the headlines.

Australia and England ditch name of British explorer from cup and honour Wallaby hero instead
# Cook Cup
From The42
# Cook Cup

Australia and England ditch name of British explorer from cup and honour Wallaby hero instead

Fri 8:01 PM 44,749 Views 19 Comments

The new Ella-Mobbs Cup replaces the Cook Cup as the prize for the winners of the Australia versus England test series.

Micheál Martin has 'no time' for a UK-style 'toxic' discussion on trans issues
# Pride
# Pride

Micheál Martin has 'no time' for a UK-style 'toxic' discussion on trans issues

Fri 6:35 PM 32,383 Views 0 Comments

An Taoiseach said he will be in attendance at the Dublin Pride march this weekend.

'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned
# Abortion
# Abortion

'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned

Updated Fri 6:06 PM 30,694 Views 50 Comments

The decision has been met with mixed reaction from civilians, lawmakers and politicians on either side of the political divide.

Debunk: No, this photo doesn’t show a ‘bloody’ eucharist at a Mayo church
# Aghamore
# Aghamore

Debunk: No, this photo doesn’t show a ‘bloody’ eucharist at a Mayo church

Fri 6:00 PM 54,202 Views 0 Comments

However, a local priest says an incident is being investigated by Church authorities.

Five charged over €2 million cannabis seizure in vans and crime 'hub' in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Five charged over €2 million cannabis seizure in vans and crime 'hub' in Dublin

Updated Fri 5:56 PM 36,582 Views 0 Comments

A sixth man arrested during the operation remains in Garda custody.

Significant work remains for EU’s climate goals as progress moves forward on key package
# Emissions
# Emissions

Significant work remains for EU’s climate goals as progress moves forward on key package

Updated Fri 5:49 PM 8,475 Views 9 Comments

MEPs were divided on whether a specific reform went far enough to be valuable.

Leaving Cert: CAO round one offers to come out on 8 September
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: CAO round one offers to come out on 8 September

Fri 5:19 PM 11,782 Views 2 Comments

Leaving Cert results will be delayed again this year, coming out in early September rather than mid-August.

As it happened: US faces historic abortion change as Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court
Live Fri 5:15 PM

As it happened: US faces historic abortion change as Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:00 PM 28,978 Views 2 Comments

Take a dive into this week’s headlines.

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
# Inflation
# Inflation

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'

Updated Fri 4:53 PM 29,682 Views 67 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe added that cost of living is causing a ‘very rapid fall in living standards’ for many.

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325
# Housing
# Housing

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325

Fri 4:45 PM 8,346 Views 14 Comments

There are 3,028 children in emergency accommodation.

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be
# Explainer
# Explainer

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be

Fri 4:32 PM 20,714 Views 20 Comments

Concerns about Roe v. Wade were first raised after a draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked.