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# whats-going-on - Monday 7 December, 2020

Another mysterious monolith has been spotted... this time on the Isle of Wight
# Oh Another One
# Oh Another One

Another mysterious monolith has been spotted... this time on the Isle of Wight

Dec 7th 2020, 1:33 PM 44,044 Views 24 Comments

Sightings of similar monoliths have been reported in the US and Romania in recent weeks.

# whats-going-on - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

After some confusion, Theresa May WILL give a statement on Brexit tonight

After some confusion, Theresa May WILL give a statement on Brexit tonight

Updated Nov 14th 2018, 6:00 PM 47,453 Views 155 Comments

Irish ministers met this morning while British cabinet is due to meet at 2pm.

# whats-going-on - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'This is a farce': Anger as TD 'left in the dark over refugee centre'
# What's Going On?
# What's Going On?

'This is a farce': Anger as TD 'left in the dark over refugee centre'

Jan 7th 2017, 5:01 PM 37,871 Views 201 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he hopes the refugees have been well-screened.

# whats-going-on - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Parcel Motel user who received wrong package used Facebook to track down rightful owner
# What's Going On?
# What's Going On?

Parcel Motel user who received wrong package used Facebook to track down rightful owner

Dec 14th 2016, 6:23 PM 26,856 Views 57 Comments

Eleanor O’Farrell had trouble finding her own parcel.

# whats-going-on - Monday 12 December, 2016

Chaos in the lower tiers of North American football and Irish players are caught up in it
# Leagues Apart
From The42
# Leagues Apart

Chaos in the lower tiers of North American football and Irish players are caught up in it

Dec 12th 2016, 11:00 PM 36,831 Views 9 Comments

The NASL is on the brink of collapse and its future remains unclear.

# whats-going-on - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal
# What's Going On?
# What's Going On?

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

Aug 14th 2016, 2:17 PM 17,458 Views 0 Comments

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

# whats-going-on - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers
# This Is Ireland
# This Is Ireland

Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers

Dec 16th 2014, 4:06 PM 14,773 Views 21 Comments

In other news, very few people are being born in Leitrim.

# whats-going-on - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

CRC grilling, powercuts, and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

CRC grilling, powercuts, and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Dec 11th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,922 Views 3 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# whats-going-on - Friday 25 October, 2013

Ryanair to cut fees and bring in quiet flights. No, seriously.
# All Change
# All Change

Ryanair to cut fees and bring in quiet flights. No, seriously.

Oct 25th 2013, 12:08 PM 53,958 Views 156 Comments

Yes, you read that right. We’re not sure what’s going on either.

# whats-going-on - Monday 28 January, 2013

Explainer: What is happening in Mali?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What is happening in Mali?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,488 Views 47 Comments

It is almost three weeks since French and Malian troops began a battle to wrest back the north of the country from Islamist rebels.

# whats-going-on - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes
# What's Happening
# What's Happening

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes

Aug 12th 2012, 4:07 PM 13,747 Views 72 Comments

There will be no official event for Team Ireland when they arrive back tomorrow afternoon – but no-one is quite sure why.

# whats-going-on - Monday 18 April, 2011

Could losing matches help Liverpool and Stoke qualify for the Europa League? From The42
Live Apr 18th 2011, 4:22 PM

Could losing matches help Liverpool and Stoke qualify for the Europa League?

# whats-going-on - Monday 14 March, 2011

Horse Racing for Dummies
# What's Going On?
From The42
# What's Going On?

Horse Racing for Dummies

Mar 14th 2011, 7:17 PM 3,913 Views 1 Comment

Hoping to pick a big winner at Cheltenham or simply trying to make sense of what’s going on? We give you some basic info on “the sport of kings”.

# whats-going-on - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. From The42

Ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Mar 3rd 2011, 10:51 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

As the deadline looms on the NFL’s crunch money talks tonight Steven O’Rourke slowly explains what it’s all about.