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Three students killed and six injured in Michigan high school shooting
# Oxford Township
# Oxford Township

Three students killed and six injured in Michigan high school shooting

7 minutes ago 778 Views 0 Comments

A 15-year-old has been arrested.

Maxwell trial: Pilot recalls flying Clinton, Prince Andrew, Trump on Epstein planes
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Maxwell trial: Pilot recalls flying Clinton, Prince Andrew, Trump on Epstein planes

13 minutes ago 2,158 Views 0 Comments

Lawrence Visoski told the New York trial that he never saw any sexual activity on the planes.

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

18 minutes ago 2,039 Views 6 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has also said for the first time that he recognises the contested Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.

New rules over special envoys is published but there's no sign of filling the Katherine Zappone gig
# New Rules
# New Rules

New rules over special envoys is published but there's no sign of filling the Katherine Zappone gig

Updated 1 hour ago 7,029 Views 13 Comments

A report was commissioned in the wake of a controversy over Zappone’s appointment this summer.

5,471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, with results on suspected Omicron expected this week
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

5,471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, with results on suspected Omicron expected this week

Updated 1 hour ago 58,610 Views 85 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said today that the new variant may have been in Ireland since October.

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season

1 hour ago 6,407 Views 9 Comments

Irish Rail said the services will be timed to align with the midnight closure of hospitality under current Covid measures.

The Remote: The Beatles: Get Back, a comedy in Harlem and Liveline's bungalow outrage
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: The Beatles: Get Back, a comedy in Harlem and Liveline's bungalow outrage

2 hours ago 3,952 Views 4 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Live: Republic of Ireland vs Georgia, 2023 World Cup qualifier From The42
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Live: Republic of Ireland vs Georgia, 2023 World Cup qualifier

Third additional Covid test centre this week to open in Swords tomorrow

Third additional Covid test centre this week to open in Swords tomorrow

2 hours ago 8,842 Views 6 Comments

The HSE confirmed that it expects the three new centres will continue to operate beyond this week.

Mica redress: Package for homeowners capped at €420,000 in €2.2 billion scheme
# Crumbling Blocks
# Crumbling Blocks

Mica redress: Package for homeowners capped at €420,000 in €2.2 billion scheme

Updated 2 hours ago 40,622 Views 113 Comments

The scheme will cover an estimated 7,500 homes at a total cost of €2.2 billion.

Children aged nine and over to be asked to wear masks indoors in public on temporary basis
# Schools
# Schools

Children aged nine and over to be asked to wear masks indoors in public on temporary basis

3 hours ago 45,266 Views 152 Comments

Cabinet minister met today to consider advice from NPHET on the current Covid-19 situation.

All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday amid Omicron concerns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday amid Omicron concerns

Updated 3 hours ago 122,071 Views 223 Comments
  • The requirement will apply to people arriving at ports and airports and includes travellers arriving from Britain.
  • The negative test can be a PCR test taken within 72 hours or a professionally-administered antigen test within 48 hours.
  • The new measures will be reviewed in a fortnight's time.
Liverpool and Arsenal legend Ray Kennedy dies aged 70
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Liverpool and Arsenal legend Ray Kennedy dies aged 70

Updated 3 hours ago 18,823 Views 18 Comments

Kennedy won five league titles and three European Cups during his time at Anfield.

'I just remember thinking: 'Oh my God, this is our life'.'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'I just remember thinking: 'Oh my God, this is our life'.'

4 hours ago 10,388 Views 0 Comments

Focus Ireland launched an art exhibition highlighting families living in homelessness today.

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019

4 hours ago 9,405 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson (31) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Kevin Sheehy, but guilty to his manslaughter.

Four men arrested as gardaí respond to Kildare daytime burglary
# Kildare
# Kildare

Four men arrested as gardaí respond to Kildare daytime burglary

6 hours ago 32,253 Views 0 Comments

The arrests are part of an ongoing operation targeting the gang who have committed several burglaries and robberies.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid vaccine booster rollout?
# Questions
# Questions

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid vaccine booster rollout?

6 hours ago 13,700 Views 0 Comments

Certain cohorts are being prioritised to receive their booster jabs at the moment.

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa

7 hours ago 27,297 Views 10 Comments

10 of their players and staff have tested positive for Covid-19.

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January

7 hours ago 12,499 Views 122 Comments

Those who don’t comply will face a monthly fine of €100.

Pressure grows for patent waiver amid 'Covid vaccine apartheid' - so what's Ireland's position?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Pressure grows for patent waiver amid 'Covid vaccine apartheid' - so what's Ireland's position?

7 hours ago 21,690 Views 18 Comments

A mock funeral will be held outside Leinster House today to protest the Government’s support for EU’s efforts to block the TRIPS waiver.

Report into cancelled 999 calls says supervision of gardaí 'not followed or not effective'
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

Report into cancelled 999 calls says supervision of gardaí 'not followed or not effective'

8 hours ago 10,094 Views 22 Comments

The report says the controversy suggests that supervision and performance management of gardaí is “weak”.

Ireland face must-win clash with Georgia to keep World Cup dream alive
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Ireland face must-win clash with Georgia to keep World Cup dream alive

Updated 8 hours ago 10,136 Views 3 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side will be hoping to round off 2021 on a high at Tallaght Stadium tonight.

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

9 hours ago 12,779 Views 13 Comments

It follows garda searches of properties in the capital last night.

Munster hit by 9 new positive Covid cases in touring party in South Africa
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Munster hit by 9 new positive Covid cases in touring party in South Africa

Updated 9 hours ago 61,157 Views 30 Comments

The positive cases will have to remain in isolation in Cape Town.

Poll: Will Brexit bring Northern Ireland and the Republic closer together or further apart?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will Brexit bring Northern Ireland and the Republic closer together or further apart?

10 hours ago 35,772 Views 50 Comments

Do you think the boom in cross-border trade will lead to improved relations?

Paul Murphy: If we are serious about tackling Covid, we must get real on ventilation
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Paul Murphy: If we are serious about tackling Covid, we must get real on ventilation

Updated 10 hours ago 34,338 Views 71 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says ventilation has been all but ignored by the government in the battle against Covid.

Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub
# Time Please Folks
# Time Please Folks

Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub

11 hours ago 41,884 Views 33 Comments

The pub’s manager described being stranded as ‘like a party with a big group of friends’.

Face masks once again compulsory in England in shops and on public transport
# Omicron
# Omicron

Face masks once again compulsory in England in shops and on public transport

11 hours ago 13,193 Views 15 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today’s new measures are “proportionate and responsible”.

US Supreme Court asked to review overturning of Bill Cosby’s conviction
# Bill Cosby
# Bill Cosby

US Supreme Court asked to review overturning of Bill Cosby’s conviction

13 hours ago 18,985 Views 0 Comments

The entertainer spent nearly three years in prison before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court set him free in June.

Singer Rihanna made national hero as Barbados becomes a republic
# Republic
# Republic

Singer Rihanna made national hero as Barbados becomes a republic

13 hours ago 41,377 Views 21 Comments

Barbados won independence from Britain in 1966.

Anti-mask groups used Telegram to bombard National Parents Council over child facemask rules
# Telegram
# Telegram

Anti-mask groups used Telegram to bombard National Parents Council over child facemask rules

20 hours ago 42,756 Views 0 Comments

The council has received thousands of calls and emails.

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Kerry
# Abbeydorney
# Abbeydorney

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Kerry

21 hours ago 69,849 Views 1 Comment

The man was discovered in a vehicle in Abbeydorney this morning.

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions
# Substitute Teachers
# Substitute Teachers

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions

21 hours ago 20,417 Views 62 Comments

Emergency measures include an increased involvement of student teachers and retired teachers.

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago
# Jussie Smollett
# Jussie Smollett

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago

22 hours ago 26,577 Views 0 Comments

He was accused in 2019 of orchestrating a hoax racist attack to gain publicity and secure a bigger paycheck.

Messi wins 7th Ballon d'Or, says Lewandowski deserved 2020 award during speech
# Real Recognise Real
From The42
# Real Recognise Real

Messi wins 7th Ballon d'Or, says Lewandowski deserved 2020 award during speech

22 hours ago 47,619 Views 28 Comments

Midfielder Alexia Putellas took home the women’s Ballon d’Or after starring in a league, cup and Champions League treble for Barcelona.

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’

23 hours ago 12,398 Views 20 Comments

Interior minister Gerald Darmanin said negotiations can resume ‘very quickly’ if the UK ends the ‘double speak’.

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears
# New York
# New York

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears

Updated 23 hours ago 40,701 Views 0 Comments

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

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