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Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees
# TGIP
# TGIP

Most Irish people want the State to take in more than 230 Afghan refugees

5 hours ago 3,321 Views 12 Comments

An Ireland Thinks poll indicates that younger people, educated people and non-religious people are the most likely to want to take in more than 230 refugees.

Yesterday’s News

One arrested and seven injured after violent altercation at Galway graveyard
# Tuam
# Tuam

One arrested and seven injured after violent altercation at Galway graveyard

6 hours ago 21,663 Views 0 Comments

Around 30 gardaí responded to the scene in Tuam.

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris and wife announce birth of baby boy
# New Baby
# New Baby

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris and wife announce birth of baby boy

7 hours ago 13,470 Views 1 Comment

The Taoiseach congratulated Harris and his wife Caoimhe on the arrival of their second child.

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Use of Windows 7 computers 'not the sole reason' for HSE cyber attack, committee hears

7 hours ago 8,503 Views 10 Comments

Minister of State Ossian Smyth spoke to members of an Oireachtas Committee earlier today.

West Ham knock Man United out of Carabao Cup with first Old Trafford win since 2007
# Revenge
From The42
# Revenge

West Ham knock Man United out of Carabao Cup with first Old Trafford win since 2007

7 hours ago 10,441 Views 25 Comments

The Hammers had failed to win on their previous 17 trips to Old Trafford.

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on Mica scandal
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on Mica scandal

8 hours ago 17,918 Views 27 Comments

Micheál Martin sat down with two Irish-Americans who confronted him on the Mica issue.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

8 hours ago 5,554 Views 1 Comment

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

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

9 hours ago 20,717 Views 12 Comments

Dahl’s books have been translated into 63 languages and sold more than 300 million copies worldwide.

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute
# Submarines
# Submarines

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute

9 hours ago 5,884 Views 11 Comments

The withdrawn French ambassador is set to return to the United States next week

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job
# Kingdom
From The42
# Kingdom

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job

10 hours ago 33,793 Views 16 Comments

Former Austin Stacks manager Stephen Stack is leading up a management ticket with plenty of big names.

Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal
# Defective Blocks Scheme
# Defective Blocks Scheme

Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal

10 hours ago 14,691 Views 12 Comments

Applications had been rejected despite engineers’ reports and tests confirming the presence of pyrite.

Government to do what is 'right and proper' with bonus for frontline workers, says Taoiseach
# New York
# New York

Government to do what is 'right and proper' with bonus for frontline workers, says Taoiseach

10 hours ago 21,875 Views 73 Comments

Micheál Martin said an announcement on the bonus will be made ‘shortly’.

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

Updated 10 hours ago 16,150 Views 56 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns
# Third Inquest
# Third Inquest

Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns

10 hours ago 5,767 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s Aodhan Ó Ríordáin cited a row over promised free legal aid.

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks

11 hours ago 31,039 Views 33 Comments

British farmers can now sell the US lamb, though.

CervicalCheck: 310 women take legal route despite pledges they can avoid court, Dáil hears
# Cervical Screening
# Cervical Screening

CervicalCheck: 310 women take legal route despite pledges they can avoid court, Dáil hears

11 hours ago 8,219 Views 4 Comments

Peadar Tóibín said that just eight women are using the CervicalCheck tribunal.

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'

11 hours ago 12,509 Views 23 Comments

President Joe Biden yesterday warned UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Northern Ireland peace process should be not be jeopardised.

Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute
# Sit Down Talks
# Sit Down Talks

Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute

11 hours ago 5,526 Views 3 Comments

Aer Lingus announced a raft of money-saving changes last week.

Coronavirus: 1,432 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,432 new cases confirmed in Ireland

12 hours ago 35,933 Views 23 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare
# M7
# M7

Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare

12 hours ago 37,530 Views 4 Comments

The female pedestrian was brought to University Hospital Tallaght after the collision.

Murder accused claimed wife was stabbed after he tried to grab knife from her hand
# Anne Colomines
# Anne Colomines

Murder accused claimed wife was stabbed after he tried to grab knife from her hand

12 hours ago 13,592 Views 0 Comments

The accused told a garda it was “50/50 blame on both sides” and that he “tried to make her stop”.

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday

Updated 12 hours ago 35,333 Views 40 Comments

The figures were released today.

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
# Late Stage
From The42
# Late Stage

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals

13 hours ago 24,044 Views 13 Comments

‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry
# Best International Film
# Best International Film

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry

13 hours ago 6,747 Views 4 Comments

The film is set in Connemara and is based on characters in Donal Ryan’s novel The Thing About December.

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back
# Lease Agreements
# Lease Agreements

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back

13 hours ago 27,220 Views 66 Comments

The claim was made in the Dáil during a debate on a Labour party bill.

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign

14 hours ago 7,773 Views 14 Comments

People are being urged to think about what the unintended consequences of their actions might be.

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly
# One That Got Away
From The42
# One That Got Away

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly

Updated 14 hours ago 68,851 Views 18 Comments

Mary Fowler was a shining light for the Matildas last night – a reminder of what could have been.

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

15 hours ago 15,734 Views 31 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it
# Stalking Bill
# Stalking Bill

Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it

16 hours ago 10,898 Views 5 Comments

Stalking Ireland has worked with Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers on the bill.

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?

16 hours ago 20,436 Views 24 Comments

Prices have been rising in recent months – but has that encouraged you to change?

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles

17 hours ago 22,330 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are working to identify the rightful owners of the stolen bikes.

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months
# Not Stopping Yet
# Not Stopping Yet

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months

17 hours ago 17,841 Views 5 Comments

Authorities said dangers still lie ahead, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain.

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney
# New Normal
From The42
# New Normal

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney

Updated 17 hours ago 29,076 Views 10 Comments

Former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney isn’t ruling out one last move before retiring from rugby.

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative

17 hours ago 13,145 Views 8 Comments

Dublin City Council closed off two Dublin Street to traffic to facilitate outdoor dining

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be
# Vaccine Centres
# Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be

18 hours ago 10,400 Views 9 Comments

It’s part of a ‘vaccination week’ initiative which aims to maximise uptake.

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

19 hours ago 20,617 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57
# Stanford Blatch
# Stanford Blatch

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57

19 hours ago 45,222 Views 9 Comments

Garson also starred in White Collar and appeared in numerous hit shows and films.

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
# Derry
# Derry

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

20 hours ago 6,179 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested in Derry this morning.

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