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Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland
# UK
# UK

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland

2 hours ago 2,163 Views 4 Comments
  • Students who are studying medicine in Northern Ireland or Great Britain cannot apply for internships with the HSE this year due to Brexit.
  • The Department of Health said it is working on changes to the Medical Practitioners Act, and hope it will come into effect later this year.

Yesterday’s News

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
# Texas Law
# Texas Law

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

3 hours ago 8,787 Views 15 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated 4 hours ago 42,150 Views 69 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

Kelleher returns and Jota stars as Liverpool see off Arsenal to progress to League Cup final
# Carabao Runneth Over
From The42
# Carabao Runneth Over

Kelleher returns and Jota stars as Liverpool see off Arsenal to progress to League Cup final

4 hours ago 19,583 Views 76 Comments

Jota scored a goal in either half as Liverpool ran out 2-0 winners.

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford
# Longford
# Longford

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford

5 hours ago 13,432 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí appealed for witnesses to this collision to come forward.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

5 hours ago 6,128 Views 0 Comments

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

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions

6 hours ago 128,365 Views 130 Comments

NPHET met today to discuss Ireland’s Covid-19 measures.

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue
# Violence Against Women
# Violence Against Women

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue

6 hours ago 4,781 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government must lead on the issue.

US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump

6 hours ago 19,036 Views 42 Comments

In the letter, the committee chairman says Ivanka Trump was in direct contact with her father during key moments on January 6 2021.

'It's something I've been working on; off-the-ball work, the reading of a game'
# Effort
From The42
# Effort

'It's something I've been working on; off-the-ball work, the reading of a game'

Updated 6 hours ago 17,424 Views 6 Comments

Munster and Ireland wing Andrew Conway’s work-rate off the ball is exemplary.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

6 hours ago 11,489 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Fishermen ‘lucky to survive’ after boat hit by underwater German wartime bomb
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Fishermen ‘lucky to survive’ after boat hit by underwater German wartime bomb

6 hours ago 22,260 Views 10 Comments

Five crew members were left with significant injuries after the bomb exploded underwater 22 miles off the coast of Cromer in north Norfolk.

3 hospitalised following collision between van and Garda car in Dublin
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

3 hospitalised following collision between van and Garda car in Dublin

7 hours ago 44,007 Views 3 Comments

The crash took place in the middle of Phibsborough at approximately 2am.

Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey
# Belfast
# Belfast

Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey

7 hours ago 52,631 Views 10 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been arrested.

Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears

7 hours ago 13,473 Views 0 Comments

Environmental Protection Agency is seeking an injunction against Harte Peat Ltd to halt peat extraction in Westmeath.

Man (80s) dies in crash on M6 motorway near Galway
# M6
# M6

Man (80s) dies in crash on M6 motorway near Galway

8 hours ago 24,540 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened around 2pm.

France to cull over 1 million poultry to fight bird flu
# Foie Gras' Sake
# Foie Gras' Sake

France to cull over 1 million poultry to fight bird flu

Updated 8 hours ago 8,840 Views 12 Comments

Farmers are being compensated for the loss of the animals.

The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave

8 hours ago 3,345 Views 0 Comments

Click to listen to a GP, a paramedic, an emergency medicine consultant, and the head of an intensive care unit talk about how our hospitals are coping with the Omicron wave.

MEPs vote in favour of proposals on live animal transport with some last-minute changes
# Live Animals
# Live Animals

MEPs vote in favour of proposals on live animal transport with some last-minute changes

Updated 9 hours ago 22,378 Views 16 Comments

The recommendations on the transport of live animals were debated today in Strasbourg.

Study that found bridge between Scotland and the North would be too pricey cost UK €1.1 million
# Drop In The Ocean
# Drop In The Ocean

Study that found bridge between Scotland and the North would be too pricey cost UK €1.1 million

9 hours ago 28,841 Views 30 Comments

The research, commissioned by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, found the project ‘would be impossible to justify’.

Stormont ministers agree to relax many Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland
# The North
# The North

Stormont ministers agree to relax many Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland

Updated 9 hours ago 13,232 Views 7 Comments

They include ending the legal requirement for Covid certification to enter some hospitality venues and the reopening of nightclubs.

Andrew McGinley launches legal action against HSE and facility where Deirdre Morley was treated
# Courts
# Courts

Andrew McGinley launches legal action against HSE and facility where Deirdre Morley was treated

Updated 9 hours ago 46,580 Views 0 Comments

Papers were filed by solicitors for McGinley in the High Court yesterday.

Covid: 10,571 new cases announced in Ireland, 896 in hospital and 90 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 10,571 new cases announced in Ireland, 896 in hospital and 90 in ICU

10 hours ago 46,254 Views 82 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Explainer: What does Ireland's new public holiday actually mean for workers and employers?
# Bank Holliers
# Bank Holliers

Explainer: What does Ireland's new public holiday actually mean for workers and employers?

10 hours ago 29,534 Views 19 Comments

For the vast bulk of workers within the State, a new public holiday will entitle them to an extra day’s paid leave.

Land agency planning to build 5,000 affordable homes within four years, says new chairperson
# Land Development Agency
# Land Development Agency

Land agency planning to build 5,000 affordable homes within four years, says new chairperson

10 hours ago 10,173 Views 11 Comments

These 5,000 homes will be delivered through ‘Project Tosaigh’ and will be on private land that is yet to be developed.

Ex-pope Benedict failed to act in four child abuse cases, report finds
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Ex-pope Benedict failed to act in four child abuse cases, report finds

Updated 11 hours ago 27,063 Views 0 Comments

The report analyses how abuse cases were dealt with in the archdiocese of Munich and Freising between 1945 and 2019.

Doomsday Clock set to 100 seconds to midnight for third year in a row
# Catastrophe
# Catastrophe

Doomsday Clock set to 100 seconds to midnight for third year in a row

11 hours ago 36,132 Views 35 Comments

It reflects the scientists’ view that the world is no safer than it was this time last year.

All-Ireland camogie champions Galway agree landmark €250,000 sponsorship deal
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

All-Ireland camogie champions Galway agree landmark €250,000 sponsorship deal

11 hours ago 29,398 Views 6 Comments

The Tribeswomen were previously sponsored by Supermac’s.

Judge refuses judicial review request made by loyalist Jamie Bryson over bonfire
# Ulster Says No
# Ulster Says No

Judge refuses judicial review request made by loyalist Jamie Bryson over bonfire

11 hours ago 13,853 Views 0 Comments

The judge said there was no justifiable practical purpose for hearing a judicial review.

Varadkar to seek guidance on publishing a redacted version of HSE's Brandon Report
# Redacted
# Redacted

Varadkar to seek guidance on publishing a redacted version of HSE's Brandon Report

12 hours ago 8,984 Views 7 Comments

The Attorney General warned it could not be published in full.

Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims
# William Wragg
# William Wragg

Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims

Updated 12 hours ago 21,262 Views 15 Comments

William Wragg has urged MPs to report intimidation to the police.

TV licence fee in place for RTÉ 'utterly broken', Dee Forbes tells committee
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

TV licence fee in place for RTÉ 'utterly broken', Dee Forbes tells committee

12 hours ago 33,615 Views 112 Comments

The director general of the State broadcaster was appearing before the Committee of Public Accounts this morning.

Red Cross appeals to hackers after major cyberattack
# Hacked
# Hacked

Red Cross appeals to hackers after major cyberattack

12 hours ago 9,689 Views 4 Comments

It was not immediately clear who was behind the breach.

Healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus in February or March
# Bonus Payment
# Bonus Payment

Healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus in February or March

13 hours ago 18,337 Views 59 Comments

The bonus will appear in the regular payroll payments in those months.

The Arts Council announces Colm Tóibín as the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2022-2024
# Colm Tóibín
# Colm Tóibín

The Arts Council announces Colm Tóibín as the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2022-2024

13 hours ago 4,500 Views 4 Comments

He is taking over the laureateship from Sebastian Barry, who followed inaugural Laureate Anne Enright.

Data centres' electricity consumption has more than doubled since 2015
# Energy
# Energy

Data centres' electricity consumption has more than doubled since 2015

13 hours ago 7,314 Views 15 Comments

The impact of data centres on the grid has come under scrutiny amid concerns about emissions reductions and energy supply.

'A game-changing moment': Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into human
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'A game-changing moment': Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into human

13 hours ago 10,821 Views 10 Comments

Experts now hope to carry out a clinical trial on living humans with serious kidney problems.

Taoiseach expects to give 'clear, comprehensive' statement on easing of restrictions tomorrow
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

Taoiseach expects to give 'clear, comprehensive' statement on easing of restrictions tomorrow

Updated 13 hours ago 60,365 Views 87 Comments

NPHET is to meet this afternoon to discuss possible easing of Covid restrictions.

Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin
# Seized
# Seized

Six people arrested as watches, vehicles and €700k in cash seized during Garda raids in Dublin

13 hours ago 21,500 Views 9 Comments

All suspects are currently detained at various garda stations within the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

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