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Today’s News

France detains British trawler amid ongoing fishing disputes
# Detained
# Detained

France detains British trawler amid ongoing fishing disputes

12 minutes ago 788 Views 0 Comments

Two English vessels were fined yesterday, and one was diverted to Le Havre in northern France.

New Zealand unveils plans to tentatively reopen borders amid growing pressure
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand unveils plans to tentatively reopen borders amid growing pressure

25 minutes ago 1,314 Views 0 Comments

Arrivals from a handful of tiny Pacific island states will be granted quarantine-free travel from next month.

New regulations requiring ticket purchases for nightclubs to be published today
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

New regulations requiring ticket purchases for nightclubs to be published today

45 minutes ago 1,230 Views 1 Comment

This will mean that late-night venues will need to have the ticketing system ready for customers tonight.

Alec Baldwin shooting: Assistant director admits he didn't fully check gun
# Rust
# Rust

Alec Baldwin shooting: Assistant director admits he didn't fully check gun

53 minutes ago 5,993 Views 3 Comments

Halyna Hutchins died after Baldwin shot her with the Colt .45.

Road users urged to take caution as Status Orange weather warning extended
# Cats And Dogs
# Cats And Dogs

Road users urged to take caution as Status Orange weather warning extended

59 minutes ago 5,470 Views 0 Comments

A Status Orange rainfall warning has been place for Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow since 5.30pm yesterday.

Teenage Satanist facing life behind bars for sisters’ murder
# Satanism
# Satanism

Teenage Satanist facing life behind bars for sisters’ murder

59 minutes ago 8,382 Views 0 Comments

Danyal Hussein, 19, savagely stabbed Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, to death in a Wembley park in June last year.

Majority of people in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds
# The North
# The North

Majority of people in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds

1 hour ago 4,491 Views 4 Comments

Queen’s University is monitoring public attitudes to the contentious Irish Sea trading arrangements.

Opinion: 'Housing has been a crisis for disabled people for decades'
# Housing Rights
# Housing Rights

Opinion: 'Housing has been a crisis for disabled people for decades'

1 hour ago 951 Views 0 Comments

We have to change the way we think about housing for disabled people, writes James Cawley.

Israel approves further 3,000 settler homes despite Joe Biden’s condemnation
# Settlements
# Settlements

Israel approves further 3,000 settler homes despite Joe Biden’s condemnation

1 hour ago 3,255 Views 2 Comments

The homes will be built in the occupied West Bank despite the US president’s strongest criticism yet of the project.

Spiking cases and fresh restrictions hit Europe as continent enters second Covid winter
# Across The Continent
# Across The Continent

Spiking cases and fresh restrictions hit Europe as continent enters second Covid winter

1 hour ago 8,469 Views 2 Comments

Europe now accounts for 55% of all new cases globally and deaths are on the rise.

Is it possible to do a Covid-like count of deaths due to climate change? 'It's very, very difficult'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Is it possible to do a Covid-like count of deaths due to climate change? 'It's very, very difficult'

8 hours ago 4,360 Views 11 Comments
  • A Covid-like count of deaths due to climate change is 'the holy grail' - but 'very, very difficult' to do
  • There were 71 deaths in Ireland from “extreme weather” between 1980 and 2019
  • Ireland is extremely unlikely to see deaths due to extreme heat, reports CJ McKinney

Yesterday’s News

Jury to begin deliberations in case of couple accused of child cruelty
# Courts
# Courts

Jury to begin deliberations in case of couple accused of child cruelty

9 hours ago 13,006 Views 0 Comments

On day 13 of the trial, lawyers for all sides gave closing speeches to the jury.

West Ham end Manchester City's four-year run reign as League Cup winners after penalties
# End Of The Line
From The42
# End Of The Line

West Ham end Manchester City's four-year run reign as League Cup winners after penalties

10 hours ago 17,099 Views 8 Comments

The Hammers edged out the holders 5-3 on penalties after playing out a goalless draw.

Gardaí seek help tracing 15-year-old girl from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help tracing 15-year-old girl from Dublin

10 hours ago 20,052 Views 0 Comments

Kenzie was last seen in the Dublin 1 area this afternoon.

Bullet suspected to have killed cinematographer on Alec Baldwin film recovered
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Bullet suspected to have killed cinematographer on Alec Baldwin film recovered

10 hours ago 18,572 Views 17 Comments

Alec Baldwin accidentally shot Halyna Hutchins in New Mexico.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

11 hours ago 6,470 Views 0 Comments

Housing activists take over a Dublin building, ticket touting legislation, and Poland fined €1m a day by EU.

Activists regain access to Stoneybatter site after stand-off with security firm and gardaí
# Prussia Street
# Prussia Street

Activists regain access to Stoneybatter site after stand-off with security firm and gardaí

Updated 11 hours ago 62,266 Views 70 Comments

Gardaí said they attended the the site in compliance with a court order.

Three Irish-resident families evacuated from Afghanistan
# Repatriation
# Repatriation

Three Irish-resident families evacuated from Afghanistan

11 hours ago 8,457 Views 0 Comments

A total of 106 Irish citizens and a number of residents have been evacuated from Afghanistan.

O'Gorman vows 'there's definitely more to come' as Ireland take aim at World Cup qualification
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

O'Gorman vows 'there's definitely more to come' as Ireland take aim at World Cup qualification

12 hours ago 7,615 Views 2 Comments

The Irish international features on The Football Family podcast.

Your Evening Longread: The mysterious cargo container emitting radation
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: The mysterious cargo container emitting radation

12 hours ago 13,498 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Five to 12 year olds are now the age group with the highest Covid incidence rate
# Nphet
# Nphet

Five to 12 year olds are now the age group with the highest Covid incidence rate

12 hours ago 40,842 Views 77 Comments

Prof Breda Smyth said that children in this age group are in contact with one another “a lot”.

Cabinet agrees not to make €500 million payment into the country's rainy day fund
# Empty Piggy Bank
# Empty Piggy Bank

Cabinet agrees not to make €500 million payment into the country's rainy day fund

13 hours ago 16,804 Views 20 Comments

There is currently no money in the rainy day fund which was set up in 2018.

75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend

13 hours ago 14,012 Views 19 Comments

HSE officers inspected 500 premises, while HSA inspectors carried out 123 inspections.

UK High Court hears first day of US appeal against decision not to extradite Assange
# Julian Assange
# Julian Assange

UK High Court hears first day of US appeal against decision not to extradite Assange

13 hours ago 10,741 Views 0 Comments

A District Judge in January ruled that Assange is a serious suicide threat if extradited across the Atlantic.

All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law
# Ticket Touts
# Ticket Touts

All events at Aviva Stadium, including Ireland-Portugal match, to be covered by anti-touting law

Updated 14 hours ago 25,632 Views 36 Comments

Tickets have appeared online at three times their face value.

Status Orange rain warning for three south-eastern counties as flooding is predicted
# Looks Like Rain Ted
# Looks Like Rain Ted

Status Orange rain warning for three south-eastern counties as flooding is predicted

Updated 14 hours ago 53,066 Views 12 Comments

Met Éireann says conditions will be unsettled for the rest of the week.

New law will ban restaurants and pubs from withholding tips from staff, says Varadkar
# Tips
# Tips

New law will ban restaurants and pubs from withholding tips from staff, says Varadkar

14 hours ago 16,163 Views 36 Comments

The Government is set to introduce legislation that will give legal protection to workers’ tips.

US introduces gender neutral option for passports
# Gender Neutral Passport
# Gender Neutral Passport

US introduces gender neutral option for passports

14 hours ago 8,807 Views 0 Comments

At least 11 other countries provide an ‘X’ or ‘other’ option for gender on passports

Davy Fitz: On the Galway job, punditry plans, Galvin feud and what comes next?
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Davy Fitz: On the Galway job, punditry plans, Galvin feud and what comes next?

15 hours ago 23,055 Views 7 Comments

‘This is very unusual for me to have zero teams to think about. I’d never normally stop.’

Murder investigation after man found dead in Co Armagh
# Portadown
# Portadown

Murder investigation after man found dead in Co Armagh

15 hours ago 8,125 Views 1 Comment

Officers attended the scene at just after 12 pm this afternoon

New testing regime on the cards for people who can't get the vaccine on medical grounds
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

New testing regime on the cards for people who can't get the vaccine on medical grounds

15 hours ago 15,799 Views 22 Comments

People who have not got their second dose cannot use the Covid Pass to access a number of services.

Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'
# ECJ V. Poland
# ECJ V. Poland

Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'

16 hours ago 23,061 Views 46 Comments

Poland’s Prime Minister said the country ‘would not act under the pressure of blackmail’

Stormont to receive extra £1.6 billion annually as part of UK budget plans
# Spending Review
# Spending Review

Stormont to receive extra £1.6 billion annually as part of UK budget plans

16 hours ago 10,123 Views 9 Comments

A lower rate of Passenger Duty will also apply to flights to and from the North and Great Britain.

Varadkar indicates Covid vaccine passes could be used for hospital and nursing home visits
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

Varadkar indicates Covid vaccine passes could be used for hospital and nursing home visits

17 hours ago 20,099 Views 37 Comments

The Tánaiste said vaccine immunity wanes and ‘that people who are vaccinated can get the virus and can transmit the virus’.

Coronavirus: 1,631 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 67 deaths notified in the past week
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: 1,631 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 67 deaths notified in the past week

17 hours ago 60,470 Views 73 Comments

NPHET confirmed the latest figures at a briefing this afternoon.

DUP leader threatens early Stormont election if UK government doesn't make progress on protocol
# Jeffrey Donaldson
# Jeffrey Donaldson

DUP leader threatens early Stormont election if UK government doesn't make progress on protocol

18 hours ago 21,318 Views 33 Comments

Stormont elections are currently set to happen next year.

Ireland's standout stars, that stunning free-kick and next month's all-important double-header
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Ireland's standout stars, that stunning free-kick and next month's all-important double-header

18 hours ago 6,303 Views 1 Comment

Vera Pauw’s side secured a monumental World Cup qualifying result in Finland last night.

German president welcomed to Ireland for three-day visit
# State Visit
# State Visit

German president welcomed to Ireland for three-day visit

18 hours ago 22,692 Views 17 Comments

He was greeted by the Irish President and his wife at Aras an Uachtarain.

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