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Today’s News

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities

10 minutes ago 552 Views 0 Comments

The Revolut app teamed up with RTÉ this year to allow people to donate to the Toy Show appeal directly through the app.

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy

1 hour ago 9,833 Views 16 Comments

The country is removing Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say
# Homes
# Homes

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say

1 hour ago 5,856 Views 19 Comments

Campaigners intend to march in Dublin again if the government does not revisit its plan.

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?

1 hour ago 11,618 Views 23 Comments

Did you grab any bargains?

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans
# Omicron
# Omicron

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans

2 hours ago 18,552 Views 27 Comments

The head of the WHO in Africa has said the bans attack ‘global solidarity’.

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White
# Ava White
# Ava White

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White

2 hours ago 28,478 Views 0 Comments

The 14-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

Sweden gets second chance to appoint resigned leader as prime minister
# Back Again
# Back Again

Sweden gets second chance to appoint resigned leader as prime minister

3 hours ago 6,231 Views 2 Comments

Magdalena Andersson has a second chance at becoming the prime minister today after her initial attempt lasted only seven hours.

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant

4 hours ago 16,328 Views 15 Comments

The Philippines also said it would temporarily suspend plans to allow fully vaccinated tourists.

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial to begin in New York
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial to begin in New York

4 hours ago 7,978 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Antigen testing regime to begin in schools today - here's how it will work
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Antigen testing regime to begin in schools today - here's how it will work

4 hours ago 26,661 Views 28 Comments

The tests are for close contacts of a confirmed case in school.

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law

10 hours ago 24,054 Views 26 Comments
  • Legal experts argue that new peat legislation disregards strict EU environmental law, writes Niall Sargent as part of Noteworthy investigation of peat extraction
  • Bill would give planning exemption to peat extraction for horticulture and pause any ongoing enforcement action until at least 2026
  • Peatland experts are also concerned the Bill is ' not compatible' with our climate action goals

Yesterday’s News

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?
# No Worries
# No Worries

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?

12 hours ago 33,041 Views 7 Comments

The Late Late Toy Show went with a classic theme this year.

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United

14 hours ago 31,611 Views 33 Comments

Jadon Sancho had given the visitors the lead in this evening’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation

14 hours ago 40,587 Views 47 Comments

The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a ‘concern’ by the World Health Organisation.

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

14 hours ago 42,495 Views 15 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic

15 hours ago 26,044 Views 65 Comments

Pat’s were winners on penalties after a 1-1 draw against Bohemians.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

16 hours ago 13,574 Views 3 Comments

Your round-up of the biggest news headlines.

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum

17 hours ago 37,437 Views 39 Comments

The law provides the legal basis for the so-called Covid certificate to indicate that a person has been vaccinated or has recovered from the disease.

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final

17 hours ago 76,664 Views 0 Comments

Investigations are ongoing. There are no reports of any arrests.

Loughmore-Castleiney seal remarkable Tipp hurling and football double
# Double Vision
From The42
# Double Vision

Loughmore-Castleiney seal remarkable Tipp hurling and football double

17 hours ago 24,816 Views 13 Comments

A week after winning the county’s senior football title, the club has repeated the achievement in hurling.

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan
# Omicron
# Omicron

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan

Updated 18 hours ago 35,184 Views 79 Comments

The minister said government will heed public health advice, but added that “our people need a social life’” for their wellbeing.

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru
# Peru
# Peru

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

18 hours ago 19,204 Views 4 Comments

The deep quake affected almost half of the country, including coastal and Andean regions, and the capital Lima.

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final From The42
Live 19 hours ago

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’

19 hours ago 21,764 Views 43 Comments

The UK Brexit Minister David Frost described last week a “significant” gap remaining between the UK and the EU.

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare
# Jason Burcombe
# Jason Burcombe

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare

20 hours ago 22,458 Views 0 Comments

Jason Burcombe has been missing from Ennis since 23 November.

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights
# New Variant
# New Variant

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights

Updated 21 hours ago 39,889 Views 45 Comments

The cases emerged from 61 positive cases in passengers on planes from South Africa to Amsterdam.

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19
# Scramble
From The42
# Scramble

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19

21 hours ago 48,818 Views 28 Comments

The province will return to their Cape Town hotel for an isolation period after a round of PCR testing last night returned a positive test.

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021
# Awards
# Awards

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021

21 hours ago 15,543 Views 0 Comments

Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy won for their series Tough Start which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland

22 hours ago 56,268 Views 51 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today
# Leap
# Leap

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today

22 hours ago 34,038 Views 35 Comments

Any number of journeys taken within 90 minutes will cost a flat rate of €2.30.

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister

22 hours ago 10,398 Views 3 Comments

The president was separated from officials by a cube of transparent panels after testing positive for Covid-19.

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion

22 hours ago 41,797 Views 7 Comments

Bray’s Amy Wall has taken the kickboxing world by storm.

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?

Sun 10:54 AM 65,548 Views 130 Comments

Solar panels can be used to generate electricity or hot water.

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again
# Determination
From The42
# Determination

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again

Sun 10:00 AM 51,214 Views 3 Comments

Joe Barr chats about his new book ‘Going the Distance’.

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals
# Covid Tests
# Covid Tests

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals

Sun 9:30 AM 64,847 Views 36 Comments

The new rules do not apply for those within the Common Travel Area – including Ireland.

Sitdown Sunday: Uncovering the buried secrets of Pompeii
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Uncovering the buried secrets of Pompeii

Sun 9:00 AM 14,721 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis

Sun 8:30 AM 22,262 Views 18 Comments

UN officials have warned of a humanitarian disaster.

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'
# James Talbot
From The42
# James Talbot

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'

Sun 8:00 AM 10,514 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians goalkeeper James Talbot talks to The42 about falling back in love with football after leaving Sunderland, Cristiano Ronaldo, and playing GAA for Ballymun.

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