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Today’s News

Two lanes of traffic blocked after crash on N7 at Rathcoole
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two lanes of traffic blocked after crash on N7 at Rathcoole

12 minutes ago 1,871 Views 0 Comments

No serious injuries have been reported but traffic delays in the area are expected.

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film
# Incomplete
From The42
# Incomplete

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film

Updated 34 minutes ago 4,609 Views 0 Comments

Remembering his work on ‘Miracle of the Magyars’ and other soccer-related projects.

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone
# Oops
# Oops

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone

58 minutes ago 12,254 Views 16 Comments

The comment has been included in the White House transcript of the event, ensuring it passes into the official historical record.

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years

1 hour ago 12,142 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice O’Connor said that had Graham Daly been an adult at the time of the offending, she would have imposed a longer sentence.

Biden and European leaders declare 'unity' against Russia over Ukraine
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Biden and European leaders declare 'unity' against Russia over Ukraine

1 hour ago 8,029 Views 20 Comments
  • Nato also said it was sending jets and ships to bolster its eastern flank.
  • EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that there was nothing to suggest an "immediate" Russian attack.
  • The Russian Ambassador to Ireland has also downplayed concerns about planned Russian missile tests off the Irish coast.
Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush
# Stampede
# Stampede

Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush

Updated 2 hours ago 39,413 Views 25 Comments

A baby was also reportedly trampled by the crowd but survived.

Cabinet to discuss approval of O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cabinet to discuss approval of O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment

2 hours ago 11,157 Views 7 Comments

The scheme is made up of 1,047 apartments and houses in inner city Dublin.

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told
# Housing
# Housing

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told

3 hours ago 5,378 Views 1 Comment

Housing committee to be told the costs of dereliction and vacancy in our cities, towns and villages “are very high in societal terms”.

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds

9 hours ago 6,311 Views 15 Comments
  • A new Irish study has investigated the public's understanding of climate change and how it affects support for action, Lauren Boland reports.
  • People who are provided with information about climate change and its causes are more likely to be in favour of measures to tackle it.
  • But we tend to underestimate the benefits of high-impact actions, such as eating less meat, and overestimate low-impact actions like recycling.

Yesterday’s News

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth
# To Infinity And Beyond
# To Infinity And Beyond

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth

10 hours ago 25,962 Views 24 Comments

The telescope will let astronomers peer further back in time than ever before.

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies

Updated 10 hours ago 66,054 Views 102 Comments

NATO also said it was sending jets and ships to bolster its eastern flank.

Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
# Standstill
# Standstill

Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe

11 hours ago 17,941 Views 8 Comments

The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'

11 hours ago 21,395 Views 13 Comments

The province’s big win over Wasps was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Have you seen Ronan? Appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing since Friday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Ronan? Appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing since Friday

11 hours ago 21,755 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Quinn is missing from Manorcunningham, Co Donegal.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

12 hours ago 6,566 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?

13 hours ago 10,346 Views 57 Comments

“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'
# New Face
From The42
# New Face

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'

13 hours ago 28,556 Views 9 Comments

Darragh Egan has recruited the former Leinster and Ireland rugby player.

One person killed and three others injured in shooting at German university
# Heidelberg University
# Heidelberg University

One person killed and three others injured in shooting at German university

Updated 13 hours ago 18,883 Views 0 Comments

The gunman died in the incident at Heidelberg University.

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown

13 hours ago 23,254 Views 16 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fresh allegations of breaking coronavirus rules.

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol

Updated 13 hours ago 20,939 Views 26 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK Government needed to make his party aware of its intentions immediately.

Opinion: Time to go back to the whiteboard and reimagine our education system
# International Day Of Education
# International Day Of Education

Opinion: Time to go back to the whiteboard and reimagine our education system

14 hours ago 9,219 Views 2 Comments

Tanya Ward of the Children’s Rights Alliance argues that we need a more modern, dynamic approach to education in Ireland.

No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says
# Russia
# Russia

No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says

14 hours ago 27,036 Views 87 Comments

The Russian ambassador to Ireland said “there are no problems” with the planned military exercises.

Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers
# Coup
# Coup

Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers

14 hours ago 8,447 Views 1 Comment

Burkina Faso has seen a series of anti-government protests as anger has mounted over the handling of an Islamic insurgency.

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

14 hours ago 16,332 Views 8 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Three officers did nothing to intervene as Chauvin pinned Floyd down, prosecutor claims
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Three officers did nothing to intervene as Chauvin pinned Floyd down, prosecutor claims

15 hours ago 15,676 Views 0 Comments

J Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao were at the scene on 25 May 2020 as Chauvin pinned Floyd’s neck to the ground.

Council pays back over €1.2m in funding after audit finds money drawn down before work done
# Mayo County Council
# Mayo County Council

Council pays back over €1.2m in funding after audit finds money drawn down before work done

15 hours ago 19,852 Views 10 Comments

Mayo County Council had been awarded significant funding for tourism and amenity projects.

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital
# Beacon
# Beacon

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital

15 hours ago 17,535 Views 19 Comments

The scheme includes new A&E facilities and cancer care facilities.

Bill on right to request remote working set to go to Cabinet tomorrow, says Varadkar
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Bill on right to request remote working set to go to Cabinet tomorrow, says Varadkar

16 hours ago 24,574 Views 47 Comments

The new bill will also provide circumstances in which employers can refuse to offer remote working.

Join Squidge and The42 Rugby Weekly crew for our members' Six Nations preview
# Crossover Of The Century
From The42
# Crossover Of The Century

Join Squidge and The42 Rugby Weekly crew for our members' Six Nations preview

Updated 16 hours ago 7,132 Views 3 Comments

Exclusive to The42 members, the crossover preview show will look ahead in depth to Ireland-Wales and the competition as a whole.

Covid-19: 8,039 new cases, 885 people in hospital and 76 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 8,039 new cases, 885 people in hospital and 76 in ICU

16 hours ago 41,978 Views 62 Comments

Health officials announced the figures in a statement.

Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes
# Housing
# Housing

Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes

16 hours ago 10,667 Views 5 Comments

Homeowners will have an option to purchase their home back at the price the State paid for it.

The Dublin Bus Nitelink service will recommence this Friday
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

The Dublin Bus Nitelink service will recommence this Friday

16 hours ago 9,831 Views 6 Comments

The services were cancelled indefinitely in mid-December as Covid-19 restrictions were reimposed.

Retired priest accused of assaulting boy over 50 years ago in High Court bid to halt trial
# Courts
# Courts

Retired priest accused of assaulting boy over 50 years ago in High Court bid to halt trial

17 hours ago 29,532 Views 0 Comments

The judge adjourned the matter to a date in March.

New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments
# Apartment Living
# Apartment Living

New Dublin development plan set to restrict the construction of Build to Rent apartments

17 hours ago 13,586 Views 4 Comments

The new Draft Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028 is currently open to public submissions.

Tributes paid to French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, who has died aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, who has died aged 73

Updated 17 hours ago 41,382 Views 5 Comments

His dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B.

Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics

18 hours ago 14,568 Views 9 Comments

The Games take place from 4-20 February in Beijing.

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US
# London
# London

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US

Updated 18 hours ago 22,282 Views 10 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to disclose national defence information.

Nato outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Nato outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar

18 hours ago 16,549 Views 34 Comments

The US and the UK have confirmed they are withdrawing diplomats from their embassies in Ukraine.

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