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Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Man charged with murder of law graduate Zara Aleena who was killed as she walked home at night
# London
# London

Man charged with murder of law graduate Zara Aleena who was killed as she walked home at night

Wed 8:28 AM 25,786 Views 0 Comments

Jordan McSweeney, of no fixed address, has also been charged with attempted rape and robbery.

New law will ban hospitality 'service charges' unless cash is going straight to staff
# Tipping Point
# Tipping Point

New law will ban hospitality 'service charges' unless cash is going straight to staff

Wed 7:59 AM 28,287 Views 49 Comments

The new law is to give consumers greater clarity as to where their cash is going.

Man due in court over petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub
# Loughlinstown
# Loughlinstown

Man due in court over petrol bomb attack on South Dublin pub

Wed 7:21 AM 12,991 Views 0 Comments

There were no injuries but there was damage to the pub’s interior.

Taoiseach to travel to Madrid for meetings with EU and Nato leaders
# Spanish Summit
# Spanish Summit

Taoiseach to travel to Madrid for meetings with EU and Nato leaders

Wed 6:30 AM 8,805 Views 34 Comments

The Taoiseach will meet with the Prime Ministers of Norway and Iceland, as well as the Austrian Chancellor.

Over 3,000 hospitalisations a year among women suffering severe pregnancy sickness
# Hyperemisis Gravidarum
# Hyperemisis Gravidarum

Over 3,000 hospitalisations a year among women suffering severe pregnancy sickness

Wed 6:05 AM 9,708 Views 19 Comments

A drug that treats hyperemesis is unavailable on the drugs payment scheme or medical card.

Irish people largely support staying in EU - but many unsure how it works
# Analysis
# Analysis

Irish people largely support staying in EU - but many unsure how it works

Wed 12:33 AM 13,908 Views 39 Comments
  • Major survey finds older Irish people much more supportive of EU than those in other European states.
  • Number of Eurosceptics is small but many in general population worry about sovereignty and fisheries.
  • Generational gap on issues is wide as 65+ cohort worries about immigration and young about climate action.

Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships
# Defence Crisis
# Defence Crisis

Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships

Tue 11:30 PM 30,182 Views 25 Comments

The Naval Service has fallen to 840 personnel as more signal they wish to leave in the coming months.

Podcaster and bowel cancer campaigner Deborah James dies aged 40
# RIP
# RIP

Podcaster and bowel cancer campaigner Deborah James dies aged 40

Tue 11:00 PM 44,601 Views 15 Comments

The presenter of You, Me And The Big C raised millions of pounds for research in her final weeks.

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage
# 999
# 999

227 callers unable to contact emergency services early this morning due to service outage

Tue 10:44 PM 19,384 Views 9 Comments

The Emergency Call Answering Service was unable to handle calls between 1am and 2.15am.

Irish man, 62, dies in hit-and-run in north London
# Collision
# Collision

Irish man, 62, dies in hit-and-run in north London

Tue 10:18 PM 31,521 Views 0 Comments

Police were called to the scene around half past midnight on Sunday.

Trump tried to force limo to Capitol Hill on day of 6 January riot, aide testifies
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Trump tried to force limo to Capitol Hill on day of 6 January riot, aide testifies

Tue 9:45 PM 39,312 Views 31 Comments

The then-president tried to take the steering wheel from his Secret Service driver in a bid to join the crowd, the aide said.

'It's a great story for any young player that has experienced living with a setback'
# Putting The Work In
From The42
# Putting The Work In

'It's a great story for any young player that has experienced living with a setback'

Tue 9:30 PM 30,572 Views 8 Comments

Just two years ago, Cian Prendergast was told there was no place for him in Leinster’s Academy. Now he’s on tour in with Ireland in New Zealand.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tue 9:20 PM 6,665 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Government to seek Dáil approval for Outer Space Treaty
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Government to seek Dáil approval for Outer Space Treaty

Tue 8:57 PM 19,119 Views 28 Comments

The number of companies based in Ireland now taking part in space activities has risen 60% since 2015.

Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels

Tue 8:30 PM 9,003 Views 9 Comments

Five hospitals had an average monthly bed occupancy of 100% or more from January to March 2022.

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO
# North Atlantic
# North Atlantic

Turkey lifts objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

Tue 8:29 PM 17,444 Views 22 Comments

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held non-aligned status.

This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun

Tue 8:00 PM 20,493 Views 11 Comments

The Māori All Blacks have taken some big scalps over the years – tomorrow’s tour match is a chance for Andy Farrell to see if his untested kids can rise to the challenge of international rugby.

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes
# Trial
# Trial

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes

Updated Tue 8:00 PM 55,039 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail.

Secondary school curriculum to be updated to address issues like domestic violence and consent
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Secondary school curriculum to be updated to address issues like domestic violence and consent

Tue 7:22 PM 13,736 Views 24 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said that education has a “very significant” role to play in the new Zero Tolerance strategy.

Russia demands Ukraine surrender as G7 vows to make Moscow pay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia demands Ukraine surrender as G7 vows to make Moscow pay

Tue 7:13 PM 29,144 Views 28 Comments

Eighteen people were killed in an attack yesterday in the city of Kremenchuk.

French parliament names pro-Macron centrist as house speaker in election fallout
# Bonjour
# Bonjour

French parliament names pro-Macron centrist as house speaker in election fallout

Tue 7:00 PM 10,617 Views 1 Comment

Yael Braun-Pivet is the first woman to hold the post.

Funding for sports should be tied to commitment to stopping abuse, says Oireachtas committee
# Final Whistle
# Final Whistle

Funding for sports should be tied to commitment to stopping abuse, says Oireachtas committee

Tue 6:26 PM 7,495 Views 2 Comments

The committee’s chair said there is “no place for abusive or discriminatory behaviour in sport”.

Biden blames smuggling industry for migrants' deaths in Texas disaster
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Biden blames smuggling industry for migrants' deaths in Texas disaster

Tue 5:39 PM 12,400 Views 23 Comments

US police are investigating the grim discovery of about 50 bodies in and around an abandoned truck.

Councillors can avail of paid maternity leave beginning next year
# Milestone
# Milestone

Councillors can avail of paid maternity leave beginning next year

Tue 5:24 PM 9,588 Views 7 Comments

Councillors can also be given funding to hire someone to assist with secretarial work.

Man charged with 1981 murder of Cork mother-of-three Nora Sheehan
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with 1981 murder of Cork mother-of-three Nora Sheehan

Tue 5:03 PM 34,113 Views 0 Comments

The body of 54-year-old Nora Sheehan was found by forestry workers Innishannon in Cork on 12 June, 1981.

G7 countries disappoint with 'loophole' for fossil fuel financing
# Energy
# Energy

G7 countries disappoint with 'loophole' for fossil fuel financing

Tue 4:50 PM 10,724 Views 4 Comments

Leaders agreed to allow public investment in new international fossil fuel projects under certain conditions.

'She's only 17-years-old, but I hope that everybody has seen how talented she is'
# Teenage Kicks
From The42
# Teenage Kicks

'She's only 17-years-old, but I hope that everybody has seen how talented she is'

Tue 4:50 PM 35,492 Views 2 Comments

Abbie Larkin scored her first international senior goal in Ireland’s 9-0 trouncing of Georgia.

EU reviewing smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU reviewing smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox

Tue 4:41 PM 4,852 Views 7 Comments

Monkeypox is related to smallpox, but has far less severe symptoms.

Extra 1,056 college places will be available in September, Harris says
# College Places
# College Places

Extra 1,056 college places will be available in September, Harris says

Tue 4:28 PM 12,301 Views 16 Comments

There is a push taking place to increase the number of college places and apprenticeships.

Teen avoids custodial sentence over incident where girl was knocked under Dart at Howth Junction
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen avoids custodial sentence over incident where girl was knocked under Dart at Howth Junction

Tue 4:26 PM 27,815 Views 0 Comments

The teenager, who was part of a rowdy gang intimidating commuters, was released on six months’ supervised probation.

Coeliac diets can cost nearly €1,000 more per year, research finds
# Bread And Butter Issues
# Bread And Butter Issues

Coeliac diets can cost nearly €1,000 more per year, research finds

Tue 4:22 PM 11,406 Views 25 Comments

The report from Safefood also found that coeliacs spend several hundreds euro more on healthcare every year.

Government approves legislation to compel schools to provide special education classes more quickly
# Education
# Education

Government approves legislation to compel schools to provide special education classes more quickly

Tue 4:14 PM 14,069 Views 14 Comments

The legislation was announced this afternoon by Ministers Norma Foley and Josepha Madigan.

Rugby star Rory Best apologises and agrees to pay damages for rape trial remarks
# Courts
# Courts

Rugby star Rory Best apologises and agrees to pay damages for rape trial remarks

Tue 3:50 PM 64,514 Views 0 Comments

Best was listed as a potential character witness for Paddy Jackson in 2018 but was not called to give evidence.

Cabinet green lights free contraception plan for young women
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Cabinet green lights free contraception plan for young women

Tue 3:45 PM 12,537 Views 12 Comments

Legislation enabling a free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 is to be published in the coming days.

'I have brain fog, fatigue, migraines': Nurses with Long Covid decry plan to end special leave
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I have brain fog, fatigue, migraines': Nurses with Long Covid decry plan to end special leave

Tue 3:43 PM 17,090 Views 12 Comments

Healthcare workers have been receiving letters from their employer informing them that their special leave with pay will cease on 1 July.

Man who sexually abused his sister jailed for three years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually abused his sister jailed for three years

Tue 3:38 PM 14,706 Views 0 Comments

Cian Farrelly (30) was a teenager when he began abusing his seven-year-old sister Aoife in their home in Castlepollard, Co Westmeath.

Defence Forces to be put on standby to assist at Dublin Airport security
# Send In The Army
# Send In The Army

Defence Forces to be put on standby to assist at Dublin Airport security

Updated Tue 3:22 PM 62,457 Views 74 Comments
  • The decision to put the Defence Forces on standby was approved by Cabinet this morning.
  • The Defence Forces are set to be on standby for the next six weeks, during the airport's busy season.
  • Concerns have been raised over the work Defence Forces personnel will be required to carry out.
Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023

Updated Tue 3:05 PM 29,933 Views 45 Comments

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is ‘ready and willing’ to negotiate with Boris Johnson to hold a legal vote.

Customers advised to check their rights as Aer Lingus apologises for more cancelled routes
# Flight Rights
# Flight Rights

Customers advised to check their rights as Aer Lingus apologises for more cancelled routes

Tue 2:15 PM 28,944 Views 5 Comments

The company said it has been affected by strikes in France and Covid outbreak among staff.