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Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real
# Factchecked
# Factchecked

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real

6 minutes ago 771 Views 0 Comments

A fake vaccine poster claiming to be authorised by the HSE has proved to be fake.

Have you seen Shane? Appeal for information on missing 17-year-old boy
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Shane? Appeal for information on missing 17-year-old boy

22 minutes ago 2,188 Views 0 Comments

Shane O’Connor is missing from Newbridge, Co Kildare.

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork
# Personnel Support
# Personnel Support

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork

43 minutes ago 1,504 Views 0 Comments

The new centre is in a refurbished building in Collins Barracks, Cork.

Jury sworn in as Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial begins in New York
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Jury sworn in as Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial begins in New York

Updated 50 minutes ago 14,305 Views 0 Comments

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

Opinion: Education must be at the heart of all efforts to create a culture of consent
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Opinion: Education must be at the heart of all efforts to create a culture of consent

58 minutes ago 1,101 Views 1 Comment

Dr Siobhán O’Higgins & Dr Caroline West of the Active* Consent programme in NUI Galway look at what needs to be done to improve our understanding of consent.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Limerick
# Shane Griffin
# Shane Griffin

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

1 hour ago 3,029 Views 0 Comments

Shane was last seen in Limerick city on Saturday night.

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68
# RIP
# RIP

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

1 hour ago 11,764 Views 5 Comments

The actor found fame in the 1986 hit film Crocodile Dundee but struggled with straddling two very different cultures.

Coronavirus: 4,607 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 4,607 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 44,807 Views 61 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review

2 hours ago 9,353 Views 22 Comments

The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.

Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria
# Covax
# Covax

Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria

2 hours ago 12,320 Views 17 Comments

The vaccination rate in Nigeria is currently below 2%.

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home

2 hours ago 18,209 Views 0 Comments

The now 19-year-old woman told the court that he “killed” her that night.

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO
# Moving On
# Moving On

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

3 hours ago 17,364 Views 7 Comments

Twitter’s chief technical officer Parag Agrawal will replace Dorsey in the top post.

Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen to race in Ireland next week
# Super Sunday
From The42
# Super Sunday

Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen to race in Ireland next week

3 hours ago 6,857 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old has been named on the Norwegian team for European Cross Country Championships.

Gardaí charge eight people in connection to 'violent disorder' at a funeral
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí charge eight people in connection to 'violent disorder' at a funeral

Updated 3 hours ago 30,597 Views 0 Comments

The arrests relate to an outbreak of violence at a funeral in Tuam, Co Galway in September.

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached
# High Court
# High Court

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached

4 hours ago 19,454 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that Detective Garda Aidan Bracken had suffered PTSD while working on organised crime cases.

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year

5 hours ago 16,330 Views 0 Comments

Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.

'It’s an incredible occasion' - From 2020 heartbreak to Tipperary double success
# Dual Delight
From The42
# Dual Delight

'It’s an incredible occasion' - From 2020 heartbreak to Tipperary double success

Updated 5 hours ago 9,185 Views 1 Comment

They were very different tears this time around for Noel McGrath.

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave
# Courts
# Courts

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave

5 hours ago 20,006 Views 0 Comments

Daire Hickey, who co-founded the tech conference, is alleging his rights as a minority shareholder were oppressed by Cosgrave.

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week
# Back Again
# Back Again

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week

Updated 5 hours ago 15,746 Views 7 Comments

Magdalena Andersson resigned last week after seven hours when her budget failed to pass, but has been re-elected.

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa

5 hours ago 20,250 Views 10 Comments

Two members of the touring party will have to remain in Cape Town.

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief
# Covid-19 Accord
# Covid-19 Accord

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief

6 hours ago 13,073 Views 13 Comments

A virtual meeting of the UN’s health agency is seeking to devise a global action plan for tackling future pandemics.

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft

6 hours ago 8,791 Views 0 Comments

Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland
# Omicron
# Omicron

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland

Updated 6 hours ago 95,348 Views 113 Comments

The health minister also said plans to subsidise antigen tests have been scrapped because prices have dropped in recent weeks.

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8

6 hours ago 14,034 Views 0 Comments

Zdzislaw Stobyra has been missing for over a week.

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre

7 hours ago 14,082 Views 16 Comments

Michael Scott’s original vision for Busáras included plans for a nightclub on the top floor, a newsreel cinema, a crèche, and a barber’s.

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

8 hours ago 23,243 Views 19 Comments

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of any development.

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

8 hours ago 27,285 Views 20 Comments

‘The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience,’ said the German.

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities

9 hours ago 13,859 Views 21 Comments

The Revolut app teamed up with RTÉ this year to allow people to donate to the Toy Show appeal directly through the app.

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy

10 hours ago 42,507 Views 46 Comments

The country is removing Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say
# Homes
# Homes

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say

10 hours ago 17,596 Views 55 Comments

Campaigners intend to march in Dublin again if the government does not revisit its plan.

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?

10 hours ago 29,631 Views 42 Comments

Did you grab any bargains?

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans
# Omicron
# Omicron

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans

11 hours ago 30,167 Views 39 Comments

The head of the WHO in Africa has said the bans attack ‘global solidarity’.

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White
# Ava White
# Ava White

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White

12 hours ago 48,053 Views 0 Comments

The 14-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant

13 hours ago 21,730 Views 21 Comments

The Philippines also said it would temporarily suspend plans to allow fully vaccinated tourists.

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law

20 hours ago 33,652 Views 30 Comments
  • Legal experts argue that new peat legislation disregards strict EU environmental law, writes Niall Sargent as part of Noteworthy investigation of peat extraction
  • Bill would give planning exemption to peat extraction for horticulture and pause any ongoing enforcement action until at least 2026
  • Peatland experts are also concerned the Bill is ' not compatible' with our climate action goals

Yesterday’s News

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?
# No Worries
# No Worries

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?

22 hours ago 40,662 Views 11 Comments

The Late Late Toy Show went with a classic theme this year.

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United

Sun 8:01 PM 34,186 Views 33 Comments

Jadon Sancho had given the visitors the lead in this evening’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation

Sun 8:01 PM 44,026 Views 54 Comments

The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a ‘concern’ by the World Health Organisation.

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