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Today’s News

Court says Declan Ganley entitled to 50% of costs for failed challenge of restrictions on mass
# Public Worship
# Public Worship

Court says Declan Ganley entitled to 50% of costs for failed challenge of restrictions on mass

6 minutes ago 545 Views 0 Comments

The costs are estimated to be a six-figure sum.

Belfast City Hall to fly union flag in celebration of Prince Andrew's birthday despite pushback
# Flag Vote
# Flag Vote

Belfast City Hall to fly union flag in celebration of Prince Andrew's birthday despite pushback

8 minutes ago 586 Views 0 Comments

A council motion was rejected by the DUP today.

Government set to announce that sporting events can return to full capacity from tomorrow
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

Government set to announce that sporting events can return to full capacity from tomorrow

12 minutes ago 639 Views 1 Comment

There are a host of fixtures scheduled across the major sports this weekend.

Gardaí seek help finding 53-year-old man missing from Kildare
# Rathangan
# Rathangan

Gardaí seek help finding 53-year-old man missing from Kildare

1 hour ago 5,809 Views 0 Comments

Samer Daboul is described as being 6’3″ in height, with a slim build and grey hair.

LIVEBLOG: Hospitality restrictions to go from 6am tomorrow as Cabinet meets ahead of Taoiseach's speech
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LIVEBLOG: Hospitality restrictions to go from 6am tomorrow as Cabinet meets ahead of Taoiseach's speech

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated 2 hours ago 31,485 Views 28 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’

2 hours ago 15,812 Views 29 Comments

US secretary of state Antony Blinken and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva.

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74

2 hours ago 93,843 Views 108 Comments

His family confirmed the news, saying: “Our hearts are broken.”

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?

3 hours ago 12,759 Views 0 Comments

We test claims from Irish website The Liberal that a study implies ‘vaccines were never required to begin with’.

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4,500-year-old Neolithic tomb collapses in South Dublin
# Heritage Sites
# Heritage Sites

4,500-year-old Neolithic tomb collapses in South Dublin

3 hours ago 29,191 Views 22 Comments

The dolmen, located in Shankill, appears to have collapsed in late 2021.

Varadkar says some restrictions may take longer than others to be lifted
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Varadkar says some restrictions may take longer than others to be lifted

Updated 3 hours ago 84,506 Views 127 Comments

NPHET last night gave the green light for almost all restrictions to be removed.

Man arrested after four people, including a baby, freeze to death near US-Canada border
# Manitoba
# Manitoba

Man arrested after four people, including a baby, freeze to death near US-Canada border

4 hours ago 19,594 Views 1 Comment

The US Department of Justice said the man has been charged with human smuggling.

Here’s your guide for the weekend’s sporting action
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here’s your guide for the weekend’s sporting action

Updated 4 hours ago 11,980 Views 4 Comments

What’s on your telly this weekend?

RTÉ announces Sean Whelan as its new Washington Correspondent
# Rte News
# Rte News

RTÉ announces Sean Whelan as its new Washington Correspondent

5 hours ago 26,550 Views 24 Comments

Whelan is taking over from Brian O’Donovan.

Search on for humpback whale entangled in debris off Hawaii
# Marine Rescue
# Marine Rescue

Search on for humpback whale entangled in debris off Hawaii

5 hours ago 10,517 Views 8 Comments

Rescuers were not able to remove all of the heavy-gauge gear that had wrapped around the creature.

Four men to appear in court in relation to cash and vehicle seizures in Dublin
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Four men to appear in court in relation to cash and vehicle seizures in Dublin

5 hours ago 9,943 Views 0 Comments

The seizures were made as part of an operation led by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Special Oireachtas committee on international surrogacy to be established
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

Special Oireachtas committee on international surrogacy to be established

6 hours ago 3,069 Views 2 Comments

The committee is expected to report with recommendations within three months of its establishment.

What kind of difficulties have you faced with childcare? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
# Get In Touch

What kind of difficulties have you faced with childcare? We want to hear your story

6 hours ago 4,964 Views 0 Comments

Whatever your situation is, we want to hear what change you’d like to see to the current childcare system.

Hong Kong warns animal lovers not to obstruct hamster cull
# China
# China

Hong Kong warns animal lovers not to obstruct hamster cull

7 hours ago 14,433 Views 20 Comments

The cull was approved after a number of hamsters in a pet shop tested positive for Covid-19.

21 beaches polluted by oil spill in Peru linked to Tonga eruption
# Environmental Emergency
# Environmental Emergency

21 beaches polluted by oil spill in Peru linked to Tonga eruption

7 hours ago 7,863 Views 3 Comments

The Peruvian government has formed a committee to deal with the crisis.

The Kerry, Derry, Mayo and Kildare clubs dreaming of All-Ireland hurling glory
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The Kerry, Derry, Mayo and Kildare clubs dreaming of All-Ireland hurling glory

9 hours ago 12,342 Views 4 Comments

Kilmoyley, Banagher, Tooreen and Naas are the unlikely hurling quartet hoping to reach Croke Park.

Opinion: Our rights as adopted people will not be enshrined in law, they'll be in grave danger
# Adoption
# Adoption

Opinion: Our rights as adopted people will not be enshrined in law, they'll be in grave danger

9 hours ago 5,397 Views 5 Comments

Adoption rights campaigner Claire McGettrick responds to the new Birth Information and Tracing Bill.

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast seeks to make history and tell it at the same time
# Summer Of 69
# Summer Of 69

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast seeks to make history and tell it at the same time

10 hours ago 13,730 Views 5 Comments

The film’s editor Úna Ní Dhonghaile speaks about its long-awaited release.

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland
# UK
# UK

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland

16 hours ago 18,736 Views 13 Comments
  • Students who are studying medicine in Northern Ireland or Great Britain cannot apply for internships with the HSE this year due to Brexit.
  • The Department of Health said it is working on changes to the Medical Practitioners Act, and hope it will come into effect later this year.

Yesterday’s News

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
# Texas Law
# Texas Law

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

17 hours ago 23,277 Views 26 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated 18 hours ago 49,280 Views 88 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

Kelleher returns and Jota stars as Liverpool see off Arsenal to progress to League Cup final
# Carabao Runneth Over
From The42
# Carabao Runneth Over

Kelleher returns and Jota stars as Liverpool see off Arsenal to progress to League Cup final

18 hours ago 32,241 Views 80 Comments

Jota scored a goal in either half as Liverpool ran out 2-0 winners.

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford
# Longford
# Longford

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford

19 hours ago 20,701 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí appealed for witnesses to this collision to come forward.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

19 hours ago 8,873 Views 0 Comments

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

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions

19 hours ago 172,183 Views 149 Comments

NPHET met today to discuss Ireland’s Covid-19 measures.

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue
# Violence Against Women
# Violence Against Women

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue

19 hours ago 12,675 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government must lead on the issue.

US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump

20 hours ago 26,848 Views 43 Comments

In the letter, the committee chairman says Ivanka Trump was in direct contact with her father during key moments on January 6 2021.

'It's something I've been working on; off-the-ball work, the reading of a game'
# Effort
From The42
# Effort

'It's something I've been working on; off-the-ball work, the reading of a game'

Updated 20 hours ago 23,996 Views 11 Comments

Munster and Ireland wing Andrew Conway’s work-rate off the ball is exemplary.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

20 hours ago 16,058 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Fishermen ‘lucky to survive’ after boat hit by underwater German wartime bomb
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Fishermen ‘lucky to survive’ after boat hit by underwater German wartime bomb

20 hours ago 30,189 Views 13 Comments

Five crew members were left with significant injuries after the bomb exploded underwater 22 miles off the coast of Cromer in north Norfolk.

3 hospitalised following collision between van and Garda car in Dublin
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

3 hospitalised following collision between van and Garda car in Dublin

20 hours ago 56,098 Views 6 Comments

The crash took place in the middle of Phibsborough at approximately 2am.

Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey
# Belfast
# Belfast

Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey

21 hours ago 64,409 Views 13 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been arrested.

Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears

21 hours ago 17,805 Views 0 Comments

Environmental Protection Agency is seeking an injunction against Harte Peat Ltd to halt peat extraction in Westmeath.

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