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# CLIMATE CRISIS

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Fri 3:55 PM 3,587 Views 2 Comments

European countries are seeking alternatives to Russian gas – and now some are looking towards coal.

Dublin City Council to ramp up night-time power washing of streets
# I've Got The Power
# I've Got The Power

Dublin City Council to ramp up night-time power washing of streets

Fri 3:05 PM 20,692 Views 16 Comments

Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland said that the power-washing schedule has not always been fully met since footfall in the city centre increased.

Man seriously injured following shooting in underground car park in Kilmainham
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Man seriously injured following shooting in underground car park in Kilmainham

Updated Fri 2:13 PM 67,914 Views 11 Comments

The shooting happened in the basement car park at around 11.30am this morning.

Two people dead in Shanghai after electric car they were testing ‘falls from building’
# China
# China

Two people dead in Shanghai after electric car they were testing ‘falls from building’

Fri 1:01 PM 55,602 Views 15 Comments

Electric car maker Nio said the tragedy appeared to be an accident and ‘not caused by the vehicle’.

Man charged with robbery at site of Adrian Donohoe's murder refused bail
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with robbery at site of Adrian Donohoe's murder refused bail

Fri 12:50 PM 17,420 Views 0 Comments

Brendan Treanor is charged with participating in a robbery that occurred at the Lordship Credit Union in Louth in 2013.

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?
# Bojo's Mojo
# Bojo's Mojo

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?

Fri 12:37 PM 18,059 Views 19 Comments

The Tories lost two more by-elections last night but what will it mean for the PM?

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# Newsletter

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Fri 12:30 PM 8,289 Views 0 Comments

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Death toll from Afghanistan’s earthquake rises to 1,150 people
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Death toll from Afghanistan’s earthquake rises to 1,150 people

Fri 12:06 PM 4,713 Views 6 Comments

The magnitude six quake has left thousands more without shelter.

From Ireland exile to World Cup hopes and 'accomplishing my dream' at Man United
# Diane Caldwell
From The42
# Diane Caldwell

From Ireland exile to World Cup hopes and 'accomplishing my dream' at Man United

Fri 12:00 PM 12,052 Views 0 Comments

Irish international Diane Caldwell only has Georgia on her mind amidst uncertainty over her club future.

New Omicron subvariants leading to increase in Covid-19 infections, health authorities say
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Omicron subvariants leading to increase in Covid-19 infections, health authorities say

Fri 11:42 AM 26,764 Views 31 Comments

However, the HSPC have said that there is no indication that the severity of the virus has changed.

Missing person Shiona Mulhall found safe and well
# Deansgrange
# Deansgrange

Missing person Shiona Mulhall found safe and well

Fri 9:50 AM 36,286 Views 5 Comments

An appeal for information on her whereabouts has been stood down.

Poll: Should students have to wear uniforms to school?
# Uniformity
# Uniformity

Poll: Should students have to wear uniforms to school?

Fri 9:43 AM 48,222 Views 82 Comments

Let us know.

Man stabbed several times during attack in Dublin 3
# Fairview
# Fairview

Man stabbed several times during attack in Dublin 3

Fri 9:28 AM 28,734 Views 4 Comments

The man suffered non life-threatening injuries.

'Extremely busy': Dublin Airport says majority of passengers through security in 30 minutes
# Flying Through Security
# Flying Through Security

'Extremely busy': Dublin Airport says majority of passengers through security in 30 minutes

Fri 9:09 AM 24,321 Views 49 Comments

Over 200,000 passengers are expected to depart Dublin over the next four days.

Boris Johnson told to quit by Tory grandee after double by-election defeat
# By By
# By By

Boris Johnson told to quit by Tory grandee after double by-election defeat

Updated Fri 8:13 AM 58,860 Views 34 Comments

The Liberal Democrats won Tiverton and Honiton, while Labour won Wakefield.

Covid vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, study finds
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

Covid vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, study finds

Fri 8:04 AM 11,415 Views 35 Comments

Covid has officially killed more than 6.3 million people globally.

Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian forces to retreat from Severodonetsk as gas becomes 'scarce' in Europe

Updated Fri 7:58 AM 23,714 Views 42 Comments

It comes as the EU granted candidate status to Ukraine yesterday evening.

Connacht and Munster to be hit with rain and thunderstorm warning later today
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Connacht and Munster to be hit with rain and thunderstorm warning later today

Fri 7:41 AM 16,796 Views 3 Comments

The warning will be in place across Cork, Kerry, Clare, Tipperary, Galway, Mayo, Leitrim, Waterford, Limerick, Roscommon and Sligo.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

Fri 7:30 AM 31,167 Views 10 Comments

There’s plenty of live action worth tuning in for across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill
# New Laws
# New Laws

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill

Fri 7:25 AM 8,804 Views 9 Comments

The Safer Communities Act is due to be rubber stamped today.

Aoife Martin: When you question trans people's rights, it shows you see us as second-class citizens
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aoife Martin: When you question trans people's rights, it shows you see us as second-class citizens

Fri 7:00 AM 24,204 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist writes in the wake of the Liveline controversy that trans rights are at the forefront of the so-called ‘culture wars’ – but it’s not going to stop at trans people, she says.

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000
# Housing
# Housing

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000

Fri 12:05 AM 27,605 Views 39 Comments
  • The MyHome.ie/Davy property price report found asking prices rose 5% compared to the previous quarter.
  • Author of the report, Conall MacCoille said that price inflation should slow down in the second half of the year.

Thursday 23 June, 2022

'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status
# EU Summit
# EU Summit

'A good day for Europe': Ukraine and Moldova officially granted EU candidate status

Updated Thu 10:45 PM 59,859 Views 53 Comments

EU leaders met to consider applications for EU candidacy from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia.

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as voting closes in two crucial UK by-elections
# UK By-election
# UK By-election

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as voting closes in two crucial UK by-elections

Updated Thu 10:06 PM 25,519 Views 24 Comments

The two by-elections, both triggered after the previous Tory MPs resigned due to scandals, are seen as key tests for Boris Johnson’s leadership.

'Great role models, Clare are lucky to have them' - the twins starring on the All-Ireland stage
# Double Bid
From The42
# Double Bid

'Great role models, Clare are lucky to have them' - the twins starring on the All-Ireland stage

Thu 9:37 PM 33,725 Views 3 Comments

Eoin and Conor Cleary are central to Clare’s hopes in Croke Park over the next two weekends.

Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan earthquake survivors as foreign aid arrives
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan earthquake survivors as foreign aid arrives

Updated Thu 9:28 PM 16,962 Views 2 Comments

Over 1,000 people were killed and at least 3,000 were wounded.

Here's what happened today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's what happened today: Thursday

Thu 9:00 PM 8,589 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your roundup of what made the headlines.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:30 PM 15,677 Views 8 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine
# Rescue
# Rescue

RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine

Thu 8:15 PM 15,381 Views 4 Comments

The RNLI has urged people planning to go out on their boats to ensure they are prepared in case they get into a difficult situation.

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public
# New York
# New York

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public

Updated Thu 8:15 PM 35,840 Views 36 Comments

The ruling strikes down a New York law that required a person to prove they had legitimate self-defence needs to receive a gun permit.

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
# Not So United
# Not So United

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’

Thu 7:26 PM 23,643 Views 30 Comments

The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.

Waterford FC put up for €1.3 million sale
# On The Market
From The42
# On The Market

Waterford FC put up for €1.3 million sale

Updated Thu 7:17 PM 33,984 Views 18 Comments

Richard Forrest completed a full takeover of the club only last year.

Man who secretly filmed his ex-partner is spared jail
# Harassment
# Harassment

Man who secretly filmed his ex-partner is spared jail

Thu 7:09 PM 42,088 Views 0 Comments

Sean Kershaw was given a three-year suspended jail term.

Census 2022 at a glance: A rundown of Ireland's big count
# Census 2022
# Census 2022

Census 2022 at a glance: A rundown of Ireland's big count

Thu 7:00 PM 39,394 Views 16 Comments

The Central Statistics Office has released preliminary data about Ireland’s population and housing.

Amazon’s Alexa could mimic the voices of dead relatives
# Alexa
# Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa could mimic the voices of dead relatives

Thu 6:33 PM 17,913 Views 22 Comments

The capability was unveiled at Amazon’s Re:Mars conference in Las Vegas.

Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears
# Mica
# Mica

Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears

Thu 5:56 PM 11,614 Views 11 Comments

The Oireachtas housing committee was sitting for a marathon seven-hour evidence session on the Government’s new defective blocks bill today.

28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland

Thu 5:43 PM 16,540 Views 16 Comments

All 28 patients with monkeypox are men and the majority are aged between 25 and 44.

Man who went to meet underage girl for sexual exploitation caught by sting operation
# Courts
# Courts

Man who went to meet underage girl for sexual exploitation caught by sting operation

Thu 5:12 PM 40,001 Views 0 Comments

The group of ‘vigilante paedophile hunters’ who caught Tim Bowen was not named in court.

What are your thoughts on Ireland rugby's new home kit?
# New Threads
From The42
# New Threads

What are your thoughts on Ireland rugby's new home kit?

Updated Thu 5:08 PM 42,901 Views 40 Comments

The jerseys will be worn for the first time when the Ireland men’s team face the Maori All Blacks.