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Wednesday 5 October, 2022

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 30,284 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 22,278 Views 20 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 9,148 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 40,808 Views 28 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 13,276 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 110,111 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 9,038 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 29,538 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 9,841 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 26,830 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’.

Spotify acquires Dublin-based tech firm Kinzen to detect harmful content
# Tech Company
# Tech Company

Spotify acquires Dublin-based tech firm Kinzen to detect harmful content

Wed 4:16 PM 16,199 Views 3 Comments

The company was set up by Storyful founder Mark Little and ex-Facebook executive Áine Kerr.

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family of cinematographer killed on film set
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family of cinematographer killed on film set

Wed 4:12 PM 19,265 Views 0 Comments

The actor fatally shot Halyna Hutchins with a prop gun during a rehearsal for “Rust” in New Mexico last October.

Professor Breda Smyth appointed new chief medical officer at the Department of Health
# New Cmo
# New Cmo

Professor Breda Smyth appointed new chief medical officer at the Department of Health

Wed 3:53 PM 17,849 Views 0 Comments

Professor Smyth has been the interim chief medical officer since July, after Dr Tony Holohan stood down from the role.

Limerick garda detective and businessman sent forward for trial on corruption charges
# Court
# Court

Limerick garda detective and businessman sent forward for trial on corruption charges

Wed 3:39 PM 23,732 Views 0 Comments

The trial date, 2 May, 2023, was fixed when the case was brought up for mention before Ms Justice Patricia Ryan.

Labour calls for State apology and compensation for thalidomide survivors
# State Apology
# State Apology

Labour calls for State apology and compensation for thalidomide survivors

Wed 2:49 PM 8,316 Views 6 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that he wanted to develop a “mediation approach” with the survivors.

Tánaiste rejects Ibec suggestion that 'proof' would be required for domestic abuse paid leave
# IBEC
# IBEC

Tánaiste rejects Ibec suggestion that 'proof' would be required for domestic abuse paid leave

Wed 2:13 PM 12,155 Views 37 Comments

‘What is a victim supposed to do? Come in with their black eye?’ said TD Louise O’Reilly.

Fourth teenager charged over ramming of garda car in Dublin
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Fourth teenager charged over ramming of garda car in Dublin

Updated Wed 2:10 PM 13,973 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have made five arrests in this investigation.

700 Aer Lingus customers still waiting on compensation for flight cancellations last month
# Flight Cancellations
# Flight Cancellations

700 Aer Lingus customers still waiting on compensation for flight cancellations last month

Wed 1:41 PM 7,727 Views 14 Comments

Aer Lingus representatives are appearing before politicians to answer questions about the outage.

National Children's Hospital will cost more than €1.43 billion by 2024 completion date
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

National Children's Hospital will cost more than €1.43 billion by 2024 completion date

Updated Wed 1:20 PM 26,258 Views 44 Comments

The final cost may not be known until years after construction ends due to legal claims.

Up to 4 cases of meningitis and septicaemia under investigation
# Bacteria
# Bacteria

Up to 4 cases of meningitis and septicaemia under investigation

Wed 1:13 PM 16,712 Views 0 Comments

Two of the people affected have died.

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters

Updated Wed 12:05 PM 21,543 Views 18 Comments

She faces a tough task retoring Conservative morale after the U-turn over a totemic tax policy.

Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD
# Transport
# Transport

Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD

Wed 12:01 PM 18,730 Views 70 Comments

Improvements in fuel efficiency and electric vehicle use won’t be enough to bridge the gap for 2030 emissions.

Boy B withdraws appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Boy B withdraws appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction

Wed 12:00 PM 20,935 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal had previously refused to allow Boy B’s lawyers to introduce fresh evidence from two child psychologists.

Alleged victim of rape in Australian Parliament House testifies in court
# Australia
# Australia

Alleged victim of rape in Australian Parliament House testifies in court

Wed 11:58 AM 18,259 Views 0 Comments

Brittany Higgins alleges she fell asleep on a couch in the government office where she worked and awoke to her colleague on top of her.

RTÉ will televise eight live Champions Cup games this season
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

RTÉ will televise eight live Champions Cup games this season

Wed 10:44 AM 21,703 Views 14 Comments

The live action commences on Sunday 11 December.

More than three-fold increase in number of children being admitted for eating disorders
# Eating Disorders
# Eating Disorders

More than three-fold increase in number of children being admitted for eating disorders

Wed 10:12 AM 7,704 Views 5 Comments

The number of psychiatric admissions related to eating disorders increased from 33 in 2018 to 116 in 2021.

Poll: Do you think the €200 electricity credits should be targeted based on income?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the €200 electricity credits should be targeted based on income?

Wed 10:11 AM 35,023 Views 69 Comments

Have your say.

Kevin Spacey due in New York court for sexual abuse of teen in 1986
# Kevin Spacey
# Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey due in New York court for sexual abuse of teen in 1986

Wed 8:40 AM 9,146 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Oscar-winning actor became one of the first performers to be caught up in the #MeToo movement in 2017.

Irish coaches excited by 'French flair' of highly-rated centre Frisch
# IQ
From The42
# IQ

Irish coaches excited by 'French flair' of highly-rated centre Frisch

Updated Wed 8:31 AM 28,464 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Ulster scrum-half Michael McDonald is out to impress in South Africa.

British home secretary says it's her 'dream' to see a flight take asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Suella Braverman
# Suella Braverman

British home secretary says it's her 'dream' to see a flight take asylum seekers to Rwanda

Wed 8:17 AM 47,015 Views 70 Comments

‘That’s my dream, that’s my obsession,’ said British home secretary Suella Braverman.

Refugee Council warns of ‘grievous’ risk to minors and women in 'deteriorating' accommodation
# Irish Refuge Council
# Irish Refuge Council

Refugee Council warns of ‘grievous’ risk to minors and women in 'deteriorating' accommodation

Wed 7:26 AM 18,786 Views 25 Comments

The IRC said it does not believe tents or sleeping on floors meet a protection applicant’s basic needs.

South Korean missile explodes during live-fire drill with US after North Korea test
# Missile Drills
# Missile Drills

South Korean missile explodes during live-fire drill with US after North Korea test

Wed 6:43 AM 17,876 Views 5 Comments

The missile launched by Pyongyang on Tuesday had the range to strike the US territory of Guam.

Data Protection Commission warned legal costs could drain resources, document shows
# DPC
# DPC

Data Protection Commission warned legal costs could drain resources, document shows

Wed 6:15 AM 7,339 Views 1 Comment

The risk register also warned of the difficulty in securing enough government funding and getting sanction for “key items of expenditure”.

Over 7,000 people contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre for the first time in 2021
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Over 7,000 people contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre for the first time in 2021

Wed 6:00 AM 4,499 Views 0 Comments

The line was at its busiest in September and November.

Consumer price inflation forecasts revised upwards to 8% by the Central Bank
# Inflation
# Inflation

Consumer price inflation forecasts revised upwards to 8% by the Central Bank

Wed 12:05 AM 11,698 Views 9 Comments
  • The Central Bank has published its latest quarterly bulletin today.
  • The Bank says energy-driven inflation is the key issue being faced currently.
  • The outlook for domestic growth over the coming quarters is "more challenging than was previously expected", it says.

Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid
# US
# US

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid

Tue 11:04 PM 18,034 Views 18 Comments

A US court last month allowed the Justice Department to resume its use of the documents as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.

No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett

Tue 10:47 PM 11,802 Views 6 Comments

Greater Manchester Police said no “visible evidence” of a body has been identified in the area of focus on Saddleworth Moor.

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics

Tue 10:15 PM 25,269 Views 32 Comments

Steve Baker was speaking to Northern Ireland Conservatives at the Tory party conference in Birmingham.