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‘It's been a dream in our club for many years’: Kilcoo and Ballygunner chase All-Ireland glory
# Pride Of The Parish
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# Pride Of The Parish

‘It's been a dream in our club for many years’: Kilcoo and Ballygunner chase All-Ireland glory

Updated 4 minutes ago 2,521 Views 0 Comments

Kilcoo and Ballygunner are vastly different clubs but they share a common goal.

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border

Updated 22 minutes ago 21,435 Views 39 Comments

Putin and Macron spoke by phone amid deep fears that a Russian troop build-up on the Ukrainian border.

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?

26 minutes ago 4,015 Views 1 Comment

Well, about that…

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

27 minutes ago 1,099 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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Four-and-a-half year sentence for man convicted of sexually assaulting teenagers
# Courts
# Courts

Four-and-a-half year sentence for man convicted of sexually assaulting teenagers

56 minutes ago 6,020 Views 0 Comments

Vincent Williams (41) was convicted after a trial last October of five counts of sexual assault of the children at his home.

Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material

Updated 1 hour ago 21,195 Views 27 Comments

Scotland Yard says it has not delayed the publication of the long-awaited Cabinet Office report.

Kerry gardaí considering CAMHS report to see if there are 'grounds' for criminal investigation
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Kerry gardaí considering CAMHS report to see if there are 'grounds' for criminal investigation

Updated 1 hour ago 7,515 Views 26 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier that the findings will be addressed in a “non-adversarial way”.

Court continues stay on construction of controversial Roscommon flood relief scheme
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Court continues stay on construction of controversial Roscommon flood relief scheme

2 hours ago 4,158 Views 0 Comments

FIE has challenged the council’s plans to construct a 3km pipeline, designed to take water from Lough Funshinagh.

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol

2 hours ago 10,096 Views 19 Comments

Senator Erin McGreehan said that the video was adding tension amid “heightened” emotions before Stormont elections in May.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo

2 hours ago 9,416 Views 3 Comments

The alleged assault occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Lisa Smith 'threw her life away to go and join a violent, extremist ideology', court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith 'threw her life away to go and join a violent, extremist ideology', court hears

Updated 3 hours ago 14,232 Views 0 Comments

The Lisa Smith trial continues today.

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December

3 hours ago 2,718 Views 4 Comments

Despite the drop in figures, homelessness organisations have raised concerns that they may begin to rise again.

Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted

Updated 4 hours ago 73,504 Views 88 Comments

The father-of-four had been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends

4 hours ago 37,861 Views 30 Comments

The Covid-19 case numbers, released daily throughout the pandemic, will only be announced on Monday to Friday from now on.

Taoiseach urges fishermen to stay safe ahead of Russian naval exercises
# Cork
# Cork

Taoiseach urges fishermen to stay safe ahead of Russian naval exercises

4 hours ago 6,595 Views 12 Comments

The planned drills off the Irish coast have caused considerable upset and controversy.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

4 hours ago 16,084 Views 9 Comments

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

Debunked: No, mask mandates are not a 'war crime' that break the Nuremberg Code
# Mask Mandates
# Mask Mandates

Debunked: No, mask mandates are not a 'war crime' that break the Nuremberg Code

5 hours ago 7,079 Views 0 Comments

Masks, mandates, and war crimes are not mentioned in the Nuremburg Code.

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned
# Courts
# Courts

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned

5 hours ago 19,252 Views 0 Comments

A military judge will now consider a restorative justice process that took place between the soldier and the recruit earlier this month.

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to fatal crash in Co Kilkenny in December
# N25
# N25

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to fatal crash in Co Kilkenny in December

7 hours ago 7,201 Views 0 Comments

A woman in her 40s was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-car collision.

Trinity provost says university planning new model for Science Gallery ahead of closure
# Science Gallery
# Science Gallery

Trinity provost says university planning new model for Science Gallery ahead of closure

Updated 8 hours ago 15,156 Views 10 Comments

Linda Doyle said closing the gallery “affords us time to address the problems and build a new, exciting and sustainable way forward”.

Daughter of missing Dublin woman (45) makes plea for information as Gardaí release footage
# Bernadette Connolly
# Bernadette Connolly

Daughter of missing Dublin woman (45) makes plea for information as Gardaí release footage

Updated 8 hours ago 82,200 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí are at Donabate Beach today to try to speak with people who may have seen Bernadette on the day she went missing.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

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

9 hours ago 19,487 Views 2 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over
# Do It Right
# Do It Right

Marie Sherlock: The government should scrap its remote working plans and start over

9 hours ago 23,232 Views 53 Comments

Labour Senator Marie Sherlock says the plans announced this week are not worth the paper they’re written on.

The Explainer: Why is Ireland reopening now - and how do people feel about it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is Ireland reopening now - and how do people feel about it?

10 hours ago 8,135 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear behavioural scientist Pete Lunn and immunologist Christine Loscher give us the latest info and research on the reopening.

Poll: Should there be a network of State-run childcare centres?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a network of State-run childcare centres?

11 hours ago 23,824 Views 54 Comments

The need for affordable childcare has consistently been highlighted as an issue for working parents.

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

'It's like he's got more time than anyone I've seen' - Ala’alatoa on what makes Sexton one of a kind

Updated 12 hours ago 19,092 Views 15 Comments

Former Crusaders prop Michael Ala’alatoa talks about playing alongside Johnny Sexton at Leinster, and settling into a new environment.

False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds

13 hours ago 15,607 Views 2 Comments

Belarusian authorities arrested journalist Roman Protasevitch after the flight was forced to land in Minsk on 23 May 2021.

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick
# Lilly
# Lilly

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick

13 hours ago 15,789 Views 9 Comments

Lilly is to submit a planning application to Limerick City and County Council in the coming weeks.

At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa
# Storm Ana
# Storm Ana

At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa

13 hours ago 7,808 Views 0 Comments

The storm made landfall on Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi.

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida

13 hours ago 7,713 Views 2 Comments

Search teams had earlier recovered five bodies from around 40 people who were on the boat before the operation was called off.

Extra resources promised to clear backlog of nearly 5,000 PPS number applications
# Department Of Social Protection
# Department Of Social Protection

Extra resources promised to clear backlog of nearly 5,000 PPS number applications

15 hours ago 14,583 Views 13 Comments

One man waiting nearly two months for his PPSN said the wait had left him financial difficulty.

French Ambassador offers support to Ireland ahead of 'unhelpful, not welcome' Russian exercise
# Vincent Guérend
# Vincent Guérend

French Ambassador offers support to Ireland ahead of 'unhelpful, not welcome' Russian exercise

21 hours ago 42,815 Views 55 Comments

French Ambassador Vincent Guérend spoke to The Journal about his country’s perspective on the Russian exercise.

Yesterday’s News

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus
# United States
# United States

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus

22 hours ago 33,530 Views 45 Comments

“There is some rough, objectionable language in this book,” said a school board director.

State fails in bid to jail man who assaulted his four-month-old daughter
# Courts
# Courts

State fails in bid to jail man who assaulted his four-month-old daughter

22 hours ago 45,834 Views 0 Comments

The man was given a six-month prison sentence for assaulting his partner in a separate incident.

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future

Updated 23 hours ago 20,558 Views 14 Comments

The announcement of a Scotland Yard investigation into some of the alleged parties has complicated the process.

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time
# United States
# United States

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time

23 hours ago 14,282 Views 47 Comments

The US President said a nomination like this is “long overdue”.

Criticism over Cathal Brugha Barracks study as Ryan spokesperson says 'no final decision' made
# Dublin
# Dublin

Criticism over Cathal Brugha Barracks study as Ryan spokesperson says 'no final decision' made

23 hours ago 21,222 Views 19 Comments

“It’s the jewel in the crown of the Defence Forces and it shouldn’t be touched in any way or form,” TD Cathal Berry said.

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