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Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs

3 hours ago 3,832 Views 0 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people to adopt and not to shop, where possible.

Yesterday’s News

Parents of suspect in Michigan school shooting charged with involuntary manslaughter
# Ethan Crumbley
# Ethan Crumbley

Parents of suspect in Michigan school shooting charged with involuntary manslaughter

4 hours ago 14,864 Views 1 Comment

They were charged after investigators in Michigan said the husband bought the gun used by Ethan Crumbley.

Epstein employment was ‘slavery’, former housekeeper tells court
# Juan Patricio Alessi
# Juan Patricio Alessi

Epstein employment was ‘slavery’, former housekeeper tells court

5 hours ago 13,821 Views 0 Comments

Juan Patricio Alessi was cross-examined by Ghislaine Maxwell’s counsel today.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Lucan
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Lucan

5 hours ago 9,773 Views 0 Comments

Jodie was last seen in Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on Wednesday.

Clinical Leinster turn on the style to put seven tries on Connacht
# Entertainers
From The42
# Entertainers

Clinical Leinster turn on the style to put seven tries on Connacht

5 hours ago 17,107 Views 39 Comments

The visitors started strongly but couldn’t live with Leinster’s quality at the RDS.

Man arrested at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder of Francis Dunne in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder of Francis Dunne in Cork

Updated 6 hours ago 24,201 Views 0 Comments

Ionut Cosmin Nicholescu appeared before a special sitting of a Cork court.

Taoiseach: Nightclubs to close next Tuesday, 50% capacity cap for indoor events and strict rules for hospitality
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

Taoiseach: Nightclubs to close next Tuesday, 50% capacity cap for indoor events and strict rules for hospitality

Updated 6 hours ago 237,025 Views 307 Comments
  • Micheál Martin said the measures had to be brought in in order to respond to the current conditions and the Omicron variant.
  • He said the risks of proceeding into the Christmas period without some restrictions are 'just too high'.
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will reopen for applications for workers impacted by the latest restrictions
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

6 hours ago 5,308 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today

New Covid testing rules delayed until Sunday for inbound travellers
# Negative Pcr
# Negative Pcr

New Covid testing rules delayed until Sunday for inbound travellers

Updated 6 hours ago 87,376 Views 123 Comments
  • Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, will require a negative test from Sunday.
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly signed off on the regulations this evening.
  • The new measures will be reviewed in two weeks.
Government reintroduces PUP as restrictions hit entertainment and hospitality sectors
# PUP Returns
# PUP Returns

Government reintroduces PUP as restrictions hit entertainment and hospitality sectors

Updated 7 hours ago 30,737 Views 47 Comments

Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys confirmed the measure in a tweet this evening.

Belarus mother of five jailed over ‘unsanctioned mass gatherings’
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus mother of five jailed over ‘unsanctioned mass gatherings’

7 hours ago 26,371 Views 14 Comments

Volha Zalatar was arrested on the street when she was taking her 10-year-old daughter to music school.

The Irish-born defender set to embark on an African adventure
# Adaptation
From The42
# Adaptation

The Irish-born defender set to embark on an African adventure

7 hours ago 21,102 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Lopes is preparing to represent Cape Verde in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Sofa Watch: DJ Calum and hype-man Jackson are back in the mix tonight
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: DJ Calum and hype-man Jackson are back in the mix tonight

7 hours ago 9,515 Views 4 Comments

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

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion

8 hours ago 13,035 Views 32 Comments

The US president offered the warning amid growing concern about a Russian build-up of troops on the Ukrainian border.

No more than four households to meet inside homes in coming weeks, public advised
# Household Visits
# Household Visits

No more than four households to meet inside homes in coming weeks, public advised

9 hours ago 26,434 Views 80 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced a number of new Covid restrictions this evening.

Coronavirus: 5,419 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 5,419 new cases confirmed in Ireland

9 hours ago 50,580 Views 75 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz From The42

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

10 hours ago 23,315 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Revenue seize €1.9 million worth of nitrous oxide canisters in Dublin and Meath
# Laughing Gas
# Laughing Gas

Revenue seize €1.9 million worth of nitrous oxide canisters in Dublin and Meath

10 hours ago 21,258 Views 15 Comments

The canisters have legitimate uses, but Revenue can seize them if it believes they won’t be used that way.

Wet and very windy weather forecast for next week
# More Of It
# More Of It

Wet and very windy weather forecast for next week

10 hours ago 16,571 Views 3 Comments

Weather warnings are expected to be issued on Sunday.

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs

11 hours ago 22,039 Views 34 Comments

New ‘Shared Space’ road signs are also being rolled out soon.

Witness appeal launched following shooting in Tallaght
# Shooting
# Shooting

Witness appeal launched following shooting in Tallaght

Updated 11 hours ago 28,799 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene on Fortunestown Lane.

Former RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven jailed for ten years for child sex abuse
# Jailed
# Jailed

Former RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven jailed for ten years for child sex abuse

11 hours ago 20,200 Views 0 Comments

“I know I have committed despicable acts,” he wrote in a letter.

'600 lines of inquiry' in retired garda cannabis probe, court hears
# Garda
# Garda

'600 lines of inquiry' in retired garda cannabis probe, court hears

12 hours ago 15,659 Views 0 Comments

Retired Superintendent John Murphy, 61, was charged with possessing cannabis worth over €13,000 at his home.

Omicron cases in Scotland increase to 29 with Steps concert the source of six cases
# Variant Of Concern
# Variant Of Concern

Omicron cases in Scotland increase to 29 with Steps concert the source of six cases

12 hours ago 15,972 Views 23 Comments

Wales has also recorded its first cases of the variant of concern.

England Euro 2020 final win would have had ‘horrific’ consequences
# Review
From The42
# Review

England Euro 2020 final win would have had ‘horrific’ consequences

13 hours ago 33,925 Views 34 Comments

The results of an independent review into the violence-marred showdown at Wembley have been published.

Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm
# Ouch
# Ouch

Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm

14 hours ago 85,884 Views 35 Comments

Vaccinators were (unsurprisingly) not fooled by the silicone arm.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Listings
From The42
# Listings

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

Updated 15 hours ago 21,334 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty to choose from if you’re not planning to move from the couch for the next few days.

Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPA
# Recycling
# Recycling

Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPA

15 hours ago 12,605 Views 15 Comments

There’s “significant cause for concern” from these figures according to an EPA Senior Scientist.

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony

17 hours ago 13,195 Views 27 Comments

Merkel was given a traditional military musical performance and march at the defence ministry.

Explainer: One week on, what we know and don't know about Omicron
# Variant Of Concern
# Variant Of Concern

Explainer: One week on, what we know and don't know about Omicron

17 hours ago 19,132 Views 21 Comments

The variant of concern is now in every continent but there is still much to be investigated.

Poll: Will you change your Christmas travel plans this year?
# Travel Plans
# Travel Plans

Poll: Will you change your Christmas travel plans this year?

18 hours ago 33,379 Views 45 Comments

Have your say.

Court says Gaddafi's son can contest Libya's presidential election, overturning disqualification
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

Court says Gaddafi's son can contest Libya's presidential election, overturning disqualification

18 hours ago 13,771 Views 16 Comments

Seif al-Islam, once the heir-apparent to his father, had been barred because of past convictions for violence against protesters.

Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme

18 hours ago 28,056 Views 81 Comments

It will be open to those who don’t have a current permission to reside in Ireland.

Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased

Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased

19 hours ago 7,666 Views 16 Comments

At least 14,670 sexual orientation hate crime offences were recorded from January to August 2021 in the UK.

Alec Baldwin says he does not feel guilt over movie set shooting death
# Rust
# Rust

Alec Baldwin says he does not feel guilt over movie set shooting death

20 hours ago 28,366 Views 0 Comments

“I don’t have anything to hide,” he said.

Holly Cairns: Successive governments have neglected Ireland's disabled people - we must do better
# Opinion
# Opinion

Holly Cairns: Successive governments have neglected Ireland's disabled people - we must do better

20 hours ago 10,490 Views 13 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says Ireland’s record on caring for disabled people is entirely lacking.

'Wins aren't always a trophy' - Leona Maguire's momentous 2021
# Cavan's Finest
From The42
# Cavan's Finest

'Wins aren't always a trophy' - Leona Maguire's momentous 2021

21 hours ago 8,071 Views 1 Comment

‘Even though I didn’t add any trophies to my cabinet, it’s still been a very successful year.’

FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Twitter, Walmart and CNBC's CEOs resign on same day as Ghislaine Maxwell's trial?

21 hours ago 41,803 Views 4 Comments

The highly publicised trial has attracted false internet-based claims before so let’s take a look at the latest allegations.

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