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Today’s News

Man arrested in murder probe after another man dies following assault in Portadown
# Co Armagh
# Co Armagh

Man arrested in murder probe after another man dies following assault in Portadown

1 minute ago 2 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

LIVE: Cabinet meeting underway with Covid-19 announcement to take place shortly
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LIVE: Cabinet meeting underway with Covid-19 announcement to take place shortly

Woman raped on US train while people held up phones to seemingly record, authorities say
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Woman raped on US train while people held up phones to seemingly record, authorities say

1 hour ago 30,494 Views 0 Comments

Police do not believe a single witness on the train just outside Philadelphia dialled 911.

96-year-old ex-Nazi concentration camp secretary who fled trial to face court today
# Germany
# Germany

96-year-old ex-Nazi concentration camp secretary who fled trial to face court today

2 hours ago 7,231 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with complicity in the murder of more than 10,000 people at Stutthof camp in occupied Poland.

Ireland hoping to make history ahead of Tallaght clash with 'one of the best teams in the world'
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Ireland hoping to make history ahead of Tallaght clash with 'one of the best teams in the world'

Updated 3 hours ago 8,555 Views 4 Comments

Megan Connolly and co open their World Cup qualifying campaign against Sweden on Thursday.

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone littering?
# Litter
# Litter

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone littering?

3 hours ago 13,298 Views 41 Comments

Litter in the country’s main cities has worsened to levels not seen in ten years, a new survey shows.

New Zealand Covid cases hit record despite vaccination push
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

New Zealand Covid cases hit record despite vaccination push

3 hours ago 21,184 Views 48 Comments

Health authorities announced 94 new virus cases, exceeding the previous daily record of 89.

Death of veteran on trial for 1974 attempted murder sparks renewed debate in North
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

Death of veteran on trial for 1974 attempted murder sparks renewed debate in North

3 hours ago 18,582 Views 3 Comments

Dennis Hutchings died yesterday after contracting Covid-19.

Bright days and sunny spells ahead before an unsettled weekend
# Forecast
# Forecast

Bright days and sunny spells ahead before an unsettled weekend

3 hours ago 9,760 Views 3 Comments

Tomorrow will see a good deal of dry and bright weather with sunny spells.

Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye

Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye

4 hours ago 18,704 Views 34 Comments

The petition filed on 24 August cited “personal reasons”.

NIAC recommends vaccine boosters for over 60s
# Booster Jabs
# Booster Jabs

NIAC recommends vaccine boosters for over 60s

4 hours ago 14,404 Views 34 Comments

Cabinet will meet today to discuss the latest NPHET advice around the lifting of remaining restrictions on Friday.

Man (30s) dies after car collides with parked truck in Co Meath
# Kells
# Kells

Man (30s) dies after car collides with parked truck in Co Meath

4 hours ago 13,542 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on the R147 in Carnaross, Kells yesterday evening.

Government advised that Covid certs, masks and social distancing should remain beyond Friday
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Government advised that Covid certs, masks and social distancing should remain beyond Friday

Updated 4 hours ago 72,923 Views 79 Comments
  • Ministers have been advised by NPHET that there is some scope to ease remaining Covid-19 restrictions on Friday.
  • As nightclubs await permission to open doors again the advice has been described by sources as "not straightforward".
  • Separately NIAC has recommended booster vaccine shots for those over 60.
Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol riots documents
# Trump
# Trump

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol riots documents

4 hours ago 14,243 Views 16 Comments

He is claiming “executive privilege” to stop former aides giving evidence to Congress.

Opinion: Ireland's outdated definition of 'Mother' leaves thousands of families in limbo
# Legal Rights
# Legal Rights

Opinion: Ireland's outdated definition of 'Mother' leaves thousands of families in limbo

4 hours ago 13,623 Views 5 Comments

Dearbhla Crosse meets families urging the government to keep promises on changes to assisted reproduction legislation.

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test

5 hours ago 3,918 Views 5 Comments

The launch came soon after the US pledged to resume diplomacy over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

New tool allows higher education students to anonymously report sexual harassment and violence
# Speak Out
# Speak Out

New tool allows higher education students to anonymously report sexual harassment and violence

5 hours ago 4,365 Views 4 Comments

The Speak Out tool will be launched across 18 universities this academic year.

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland
# Halloween
# Halloween

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland

11 hours ago 11,037 Views 16 Comments
  • Supply chains and post-Brexit paperwork in the UK may be to blame for the illegal trade in Fireworks in Ireland.
  • Gardaí and Customs have made seizures but in general sources said possessions have reduced.
  • Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.

Yesterday’s News

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

13 hours ago 6,679 Views 3 Comments

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

British Army veteran on trial for attempted murder during the Troubles dies of Covid
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

British Army veteran on trial for attempted murder during the Troubles dies of Covid

13 hours ago 43,842 Views 26 Comments

Dennis Hutchings was on trial for the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in 1974.

Murder investigation launched after man's body discovered in Derry
# Murder Probe
# Murder Probe

Murder investigation launched after man's body discovered in Derry

13 hours ago 8,687 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in the Magherafelt area of Derry.

McGuinness howler hands 10-man Rovers draw at home to Bohs
# Dublin Derby
From The42
# Dublin Derby

McGuinness howler hands 10-man Rovers draw at home to Bohs

14 hours ago 16,741 Views 9 Comments

It finished 1-1 at Tallaght Stadium.

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis following search of stolen van
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis following search of stolen van

14 hours ago 23,386 Views 18 Comments

One man was arrested.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

14 hours ago 8,793 Views 0 Comments

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

Southend to be given city status in tribute to murdered MP David Amess
# Parliamentary Tributes
# Parliamentary Tributes

Southend to be given city status in tribute to murdered MP David Amess

Updated 15 hours ago 32,911 Views 12 Comments

The killing of the veteran parliamentarian at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea has led to fresh scrutiny over the security of MPs.

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander

15 hours ago 10,664 Views 12 Comments

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

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement
# Hanging Up The Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up The Boots

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement

Updated 15 hours ago 23,213 Views 8 Comments

The long-serving player confirmed his decision earlier today.

Maths Week: Monday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Monday puzzle

15 hours ago 16,267 Views 15 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years

16 hours ago 46,772 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

17 hours ago 15,910 Views 7 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Serving garda ‘off his face’ on cocaine when he tried to choke ex, court hears
# Jailed
# Jailed

Serving garda ‘off his face’ on cocaine when he tried to choke ex, court hears

17 hours ago 50,482 Views 0 Comments

The garda received a three-month prison sentence.

INTO calls for immediate reintroduction of student Covid testing as school closes after outbreak
# Wexford
# Wexford

INTO calls for immediate reintroduction of student Covid testing as school closes after outbreak

Updated 18 hours ago 34,187 Views 38 Comments

Vicky Barron said that it is clear that there are “serious flaws” in the guidance.

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured
# Courts
# Courts

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured

18 hours ago 28,236 Views 0 Comments

The trial is being held at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 52,887 Views 133 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison
# Deadline
From The42
# Deadline

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison

Updated 18 hours ago 66,152 Views 13 Comments

Lucas Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order.

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months

20 hours ago 47,680 Views 1 Comment

The man was convicted of defilement by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May.

Man who raided a supermarket with a toy gun given five-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raided a supermarket with a toy gun given five-year sentence

20 hours ago 20,223 Views 14 Comments

David Savage (29) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth
# New Home
From The42
# New Home

Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth

20 hours ago 30,393 Views 9 Comments

The Republic of Ireland player spent the last months as a free agent following his departure from Burnley.

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