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Today’s News

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did

43 minutes ago 5,401 Views 12 Comments

Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant
# Omicron
# Omicron

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant

Updated 1 hour ago 57,924 Views 73 Comments

The positive cases, found in a group of around 600 passengers, will be examined to see if they are the new Omicron variant.

Omicron vaccine 'could be ready' in 100 days – expert
# Omicron
# Omicron

Omicron vaccine 'could be ready' in 100 days – expert

1 hour ago 12,724 Views 21 Comments

The UK reported its first two cases of the new variant today.

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan

1 hour ago 3,225 Views 17 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan spoke at the party’s national convention this evening.

UK identifies two cases of Omicron Covid variant
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

UK identifies two cases of Omicron Covid variant

Updated 1 hour ago 91,354 Views 86 Comments

The new variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a high risk by the EU.

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton
# Freescoring
From The42
# Freescoring

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton

Updated 2 hours ago 11,361 Views 5 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield.

Three dead across UK, NI as Storm Arwen brings 100-mile-an-hour winds
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Three dead across UK, NI as Storm Arwen brings 100-mile-an-hour winds

Updated 2 hours ago 20,489 Views 14 Comments

The UK’s meteorological service has issued a rare “red weather” warning, with wind gusts of almost 100 miles (160 kilometres) per hour.

Mayo v Galway and Kerry v Cork, as All-Ireland champions Tyrone open 2022 Ulster bid against Fermanagh
# Luck Of The Draw
From The42
# Luck Of The Draw

Mayo v Galway and Kerry v Cork, as All-Ireland champions Tyrone open 2022 Ulster bid against Fermanagh

3 hours ago 12,414 Views 14 Comments

Next year’s provincial football draws took place this evening.

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy
# English Channel
# English Channel

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy

5 hours ago 10,576 Views 11 Comments

Relatives identified 24-year-old Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin.

Coronavirus: 4,791 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 4,791 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 63,277 Views 106 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?

8 hours ago 59,090 Views 76 Comments

Many travel rules still apply across the world.

Today to stay cold and windy after Storm Arwen batters parts of UK
# Windy
# Windy

Today to stay cold and windy after Storm Arwen batters parts of UK

9 hours ago 11,120 Views 2 Comments

A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for counties in Northern Ireland until 6pm this evening.

Git and Bucko: A Cup final with the heart and soul of Dublin
# Dubliners
From The42
# Dubliners

Git and Bucko: A Cup final with the heart and soul of Dublin

9 hours ago 17,087 Views 2 Comments

Ahead of tomorrow’s FAI Cup final, The42 met Bohemians captain Keith Buckley and St Patrick’s Athletic playmaker Chris Forrester for a tour of the places closest to them in the capital.

Prof Ruairí Brugha: Four questions people have about Ireland's approach to Covid-19 right now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Prof Ruairí Brugha: Four questions people have about Ireland's approach to Covid-19 right now

11 hours ago 34,053 Views 38 Comments

People need hope – but they also want answers about what’s happening with Covid in Ireland right now, writes Prof Ruairí Brugha.

Keith Earls: 'After going on The Late, Late, I thought 'sh**, have I given too much away?’
# Fight Of The Earls
From The42
# Fight Of The Earls

Keith Earls: 'After going on The Late, Late, I thought 'sh**, have I given too much away?’

11 hours ago 29,056 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland international was initially nervous about speaking about his mental health issues but the public reaction to his heartfelt interview on The Late Late Show has been overwhelmingly positive.

Tributes paid to composer Stephen Sondheim who has died aged 91
# Broadway
# Broadway

Tributes paid to composer Stephen Sondheim who has died aged 91

12 hours ago 15,170 Views 11 Comments

The US lyricist and composer is best known for works including West Side Story and Sweeney Todd.

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'

12 hours ago 41,371 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians and Ireland U21 player Ross Tierney on emerging from ‘a dark place’.

'Every day counts': European countries scramble to regain control over surging coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Every day counts': European countries scramble to regain control over surging coronavirus

13 hours ago 21,885 Views 20 Comments

Several European countries are reintroducing restrictions as they work to roll out booster programmes.

The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show

19 hours ago 78,480 Views 59 Comments

Mystery phone bidder Tony Holohan, ringing the bell on cancer, and Hakuna Matata master Kellie Harrington.

'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays
# Delay
# Delay

'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays

19 hours ago 57,843 Views 36 Comments
  • Parents are paying private companies more than twice the going rate to get birth certs for their children, Órla Ryan reports
  • There are long delays in registering children's births in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow
  • This is having a knock-on effect on them being issued with birth certs and applying for social welfare benefits

Yesterday’s News

Cash and designer bags seized after 24 raids in Dublin and Meath
# CAB
# CAB

Cash and designer bags seized after 24 raids in Dublin and Meath

21 hours ago 32,454 Views 6 Comments

Eleven professional properties and 11 residential properties were among those searched.

Quiz: How well do you remember these toy crazes?
# Toy Time
# Toy Time

Quiz: How well do you remember these toy crazes?

21 hours ago 47,224 Views 17 Comments

And there’s one… for everyone in the audience!

Joy for UCD as they beat beleagured Waterford to seal Premier Division status
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Joy for UCD as they beat beleagured Waterford to seal Premier Division status

21 hours ago 21,880 Views 12 Comments

It ended a miserable few days for Waterford, who will spend next season in the second tier.

WHO designates new Covid strain as 'variant of concern' and names it Omicron
# Omicron
# Omicron

WHO designates new Covid strain as 'variant of concern' and names it Omicron

Updated 21 hours ago 45,975 Views 75 Comments

The US pharmaceutical company Moderna has said that it will develop a booster shot against Omicron.

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
# Patrick Harte
# Patrick Harte

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago

22 hours ago 33,763 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.

Connacht secure bonus-point victory over the Ospreys to move up to sixth in the URC
# On Song
From The42
# On Song

Connacht secure bonus-point victory over the Ospreys to move up to sixth in the URC

22 hours ago 20,962 Views 28 Comments

Connacht defeated Ospreys 46-18 at the Sportsground tonight.

Munster still in South Africa and facing 10-day quarantine on return home
# URC
From The42
# URC

Munster still in South Africa and facing 10-day quarantine on return home

22 hours ago 29,703 Views 11 Comments

Health minister Stephen Donnelly has said that new restrictions for people travelling to Ireland from several southern African countries would apply ‘regardless of status’.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

22 hours ago 8,325 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Man dies after his car was hit by falling tree in Co Antrim
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Man dies after his car was hit by falling tree in Co Antrim

23 hours ago 17,532 Views 1 Comment

The Met Office has issued a rare red alert for parts of Scotland and the north of England.

Six sent for trial over Ashton Dog Pound investigation
# On Trial
# On Trial

Six sent for trial over Ashton Dog Pound investigation

Fri 7:21 PM 26,852 Views 0 Comments

They are due to stand trial on 28 January.

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine

Updated Fri 6:35 PM 126,091 Views 57 Comments

Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands are among countries to have already banned visitors from South Africa.

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets ready to roar in tonight's chat show war
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets ready to roar in tonight's chat show war

Fri 6:30 PM 15,247 Views 21 Comments

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK
# Protests
# Protests

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK

Fri 6:03 PM 14,029 Views 7 Comments

Fishing crews blocked ports and ferry traffic across the Channel in the continuing row over post-Brexit fishing licences.

Coronavirus: 4,620 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 4,620 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 5:59 PM 57,647 Views 50 Comments

Two groups representing doctors released a statement this evening urging people to follow the public-health measures.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:58 PM 26,962 Views 6 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Rumours of a mid-December lockdown abound but here's why no-one actually knows if it's happening
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Rumours of a mid-December lockdown abound but here's why no-one actually knows if it's happening

Fri 5:52 PM 62,718 Views 43 Comments

Rumours of a Christmas lockdown have been swirling on social media in recent days.

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter
# Channel Tragedy
# Channel Tragedy

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter

Updated Fri 5:32 PM 64,458 Views 63 Comments

Johnson last night asked France to take back all migrants who cross the Channel.

Revenue officers seize 2.4 kilos of MDMA from man at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Revenue officers seize 2.4 kilos of MDMA from man at Dublin Airport

Fri 5:29 PM 15,360 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made on 18 November.

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