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Today’s News

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan
# Omicron
# Omicron

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan

Updated 34 minutes ago 14,589 Views 55 Comments

The minister said government will heed public health advice, but added that “our people need a social life’” for their wellbeing.

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru
# Peru
# Peru

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

1 hour ago 4,928 Views 0 Comments

The deep quake affected almost half of the country, including coastal and Andean regions, and the capital Lima.

LIVE: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final From The42
Live 1 hour ago

LIVE: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’

1 hour ago 7,030 Views 22 Comments

The UK Brexit Minister David Frost described last week a “significant” gap remaining between the UK and the EU.

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Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare
# Jason Burcombe
# Jason Burcombe

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare

2 hours ago 9,252 Views 0 Comments

Jason Burcombe has been missing from Ennis since 23 November.

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights
# New Variant
# New Variant

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights

Updated 3 hours ago 25,609 Views 36 Comments

The cases emerged from 61 positive cases in passengers on planes from South Africa to Amsterdam.

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19
# Scramble
From The42
# Scramble

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19

3 hours ago 28,407 Views 19 Comments

The province will return to their Cape Town hotel for an isolation period after a round of PCR testing last night returned a positive test.

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021
# Awards
# Awards

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021

3 hours ago 6,552 Views 0 Comments

Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy won for their series Tough Start which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 34,922 Views 40 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today
# Leap
# Leap

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today

4 hours ago 16,523 Views 20 Comments

Any number of journeys taken within 90 minutes will cost a flat rate of €2.30.

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister

4 hours ago 5,691 Views 1 Comment

The president was separated from officials by a cube of transparent panels after testing positive for Covid-19.

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion

5 hours ago 20,801 Views 6 Comments

Bray’s Amy Wall has taken the kickboxing world by storm.

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?

6 hours ago 39,142 Views 105 Comments

Solar panels can be used to generate electricity or hot water.

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again
# Determination
From The42
# Determination

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again

7 hours ago 33,637 Views 2 Comments

Joe Barr chats about his new book ‘Going the Distance’.

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals
# Covid Tests
# Covid Tests

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals

7 hours ago 50,565 Views 33 Comments

The new rules do not apply for those within the Common Travel Area – including Ireland.

Sitdown Sunday: Uncovering the buried secrets of Pompeii
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Uncovering the buried secrets of Pompeii

8 hours ago 10,074 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis

8 hours ago 16,579 Views 15 Comments

UN officials have warned of a humanitarian disaster.

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'
# James Talbot
From The42
# James Talbot

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'

9 hours ago 8,262 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians goalkeeper James Talbot talks to The42 about falling back in love with football after leaving Sunderland, Cristiano Ronaldo, and playing GAA for Ballymun.

NPHET meeting and considering further measures after Omicron variant detected in Europe
# Omicron
# Omicron

NPHET meeting and considering further measures after Omicron variant detected in Europe

9 hours ago 88,406 Views 117 Comments

The new variant has not yet been detected in Ireland.

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves today
# It's Christmaaaaaaas
# It's Christmaaaaaaas

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves today

10 hours ago 18,891 Views 25 Comments

Everyone’s favourite festive radio station will be broadcasting from midday.

'Unchallenged misinformation' has led to very low vaccine uptake in migrant communities
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Unchallenged misinformation' has led to very low vaccine uptake in migrant communities

10 hours ago 21,172 Views 50 Comments

Conspiracy theories were allowed to take hold in certain communities here, experts have warned.

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit
# Trade Winds
# Trade Winds

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit

16 hours ago 39,987 Views 23 Comments
  • The volume of cargo going through the Wexford port has ballooned by 55% this year
  • A big increase in direct trade with Europe is driving the change, writes Ian Curran
  • Irish businesses are finding new customers and new suppliers in Europe as an alternative to Britain

Yesterday’s News

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents
# Blow It Up Ref!
From The42
# Blow It Up Ref!

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents

18 hours ago 46,453 Views 9 Comments

Belenenses could name only nine players in their starting line-up, including two goalkeepers.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Presidents of Ireland?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about the Presidents of Ireland?

19 hours ago 43,440 Views 14 Comments

Who loved golf and who likes spending time in a convent?

Ulster record their first away win over Leinster in eight years after tense finish at the RDS From The42

Ulster record their first away win over Leinster in eight years after tense finish at the RDS

19 hours ago 32,645 Views 62 Comments

Ulster won 20-10 in the URC tonight.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

21 hours ago 26,634 Views 9 Comments

Your round-up of the biggest news headlines.

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did

22 hours ago 36,334 Views 55 Comments

Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant
# Omicron
# Omicron

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant

Updated 22 hours ago 85,568 Views 88 Comments

The positive cases, found in a group of around 600 passengers, will be examined to see if they are the new Omicron variant.

Omicron vaccine 'could be ready' in 100 days – expert
# Omicron
# Omicron

Omicron vaccine 'could be ready' in 100 days – expert

22 hours ago 46,516 Views 95 Comments

The UK reported its first two cases of the new variant today.

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan

22 hours ago 12,839 Views 50 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan spoke at the party’s national convention this evening.

UK identifies two cases of Omicron Covid variant
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

UK identifies two cases of Omicron Covid variant

Updated 23 hours ago 108,405 Views 95 Comments

The new variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a high risk by the EU.

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton
# Freescoring
From The42
# Freescoring

Liverpool turn up the heat on Chelsea with hammering of Southampton

Updated 23 hours ago 24,439 Views 7 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 4-0 winners at Anfield.

Three dead across UK, NI as Storm Arwen brings 100-mile-an-hour winds
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Three dead across UK, NI as Storm Arwen brings 100-mile-an-hour winds

Updated Sat 4:50 PM 30,833 Views 21 Comments

The UK’s meteorological service has issued a rare “red weather” warning, with wind gusts of almost 100 miles (160 kilometres) per hour.

Mayo v Galway and Kerry v Cork, as All-Ireland champions Tyrone open 2022 Ulster bid against Fermanagh
# Luck Of The Draw
From The42
# Luck Of The Draw

Mayo v Galway and Kerry v Cork, as All-Ireland champions Tyrone open 2022 Ulster bid against Fermanagh

Sat 4:29 PM 23,307 Views 18 Comments

Next year’s provincial football draws took place this evening.

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy
# English Channel
# English Channel

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy

Sat 2:42 PM 17,022 Views 17 Comments

Relatives identified 24-year-old Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin.

Coronavirus: 4,791 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 4,791 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 11:48 AM 79,453 Views 107 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?

Sat 11:06 AM 82,094 Views 86 Comments

Many travel rules still apply across the world.

Today to stay cold and windy after Storm Arwen batters parts of UK
# Windy
# Windy

Today to stay cold and windy after Storm Arwen batters parts of UK

Sat 10:02 AM 14,475 Views 2 Comments

A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for counties in Northern Ireland until 6pm this evening.

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