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Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine

32 minutes ago 995 Views 2 Comments
  • 92% of pregnant women in intensive care with Covid-19 are not vaccinated.
  • Vaccination rates have remained lower than expected, at between 25-40%.
  • Midwives say the HSE has given them very little instruction on how to handle vaccine-hesitant women, writes Céimin Burke.

Yesterday’s News

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas
# Military Takeover
# Military Takeover

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas

Updated 1 hour ago 8,394 Views 4 Comments

The military takeover has been widely denounced.

Vera Pauw: 'It gives us such a boost that we can get out of this group'
# Fight To The Finnish
From The42
# Fight To The Finnish

Vera Pauw: 'It gives us such a boost that we can get out of this group'

Updated 2 hours ago 6,377 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland boss says that lessons learned in defeats to higher-ranked sides were key to tonight’s win over Finland.

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing
# Social Media
# Social Media

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing

2 hours ago 3,575 Views 20 Comments

TikTok and Snapcaht reps argued they are built to protect against the mental health and safety risks present on social media.

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land
# West Bank
# West Bank

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land

3 hours ago 9,118 Views 17 Comments

The criticism by President Joe Biden’s administration was some of the strongest in years on Israel.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

3 hours ago 4,415 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of the biggest news headlines.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth pulls out of Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow
# Doctor's Orders
# Doctor's Orders

Britain's Queen Elizabeth pulls out of Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow

4 hours ago 25,492 Views 36 Comments

The British royal family are due to carry out a series of engagements at Cop26.

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'

Updated 4 hours ago 15,876 Views 3 Comments

Noel McNamara is thriving in his new role with the Sharks after joining from Leinster.

Covid Cabinet sub committee discuss compliance, antigen tests and boosters
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid Cabinet sub committee discuss compliance, antigen tests and boosters

4 hours ago 12,267 Views 38 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says there are concerns about the level of infection among healthcare workers and patients in hospital.

Your Evening Longread: My father, the hitman
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: My father, the hitman

4 hours ago 7,489 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

British Government u-turns on sewage penalties for water companies following backlash
# Too Much Crap
# Too Much Crap

British Government u-turns on sewage penalties for water companies following backlash

5 hours ago 13,490 Views 21 Comments

Last week, MPs rejected placing a new duty on water companies to reduce raw sewage discharges into English rivers.

O'Sullivan the matchwinner as Pauw's Ireland claim massive victory in Finland
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

O'Sullivan the matchwinner as Pauw's Ireland claim massive victory in Finland

6 hours ago 19,778 Views 17 Comments

The Girls In Green came out on top of a crucial World Cup qualifying clash in Helsinki.

The Remote: Mrs Brown's Boys live, Insecure returns and Clive Owen as Bill Clinton
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Mrs Brown's Boys live, Insecure returns and Clive Owen as Bill Clinton

6 hours ago 10,784 Views 10 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

Covid-19 pandemic is 'far from finished', says WHO
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19 pandemic is 'far from finished', says WHO

6 hours ago 23,526 Views 19 Comments

Just 14 vaccine doses have been administered per 100 people in Africa.

Woman sues Kellogg for $5m, claiming there aren't enough strawberries in strawberry Pop-Tarts
# Food Fight
# Food Fight

Woman sues Kellogg for $5m, claiming there aren't enough strawberries in strawberry Pop-Tarts

6 hours ago 34,779 Views 0 Comments

The woman has argued the snack contains more quantities of other fruits.

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house

6 hours ago 23,069 Views 0 Comments

The court was told the case against Derryroe Ltd and the co-defendants was the “unauthorised demolition” of The O’Rahilly House.

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules
# Ticketing System
# Ticketing System

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules

Updated 6 hours ago 28,302 Views 32 Comments
  • All nightclub events must be ticketed from this week.
  • LVA CEO Donall O'Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
  • Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said that the Government’s handling of the situation “was and is an absolute shambles”.
Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill

7 hours ago 9,406 Views 19 Comments

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said the policy must be delivered upon.

Teen who killed dog by kicking it over owner's head is jailed for six months
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Teen who killed dog by kicking it over owner's head is jailed for six months

7 hours ago 57,284 Views 54 Comments

Josh Henney twice kicked the dog in its underbelly while its owner was speaking with his mother.

Coronavirus: 2,193 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 2,193 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 44,793 Views 72 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

'Both challenging and not ambitious enough': Why the carbon budgets are a huge deal for Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

'Both challenging and not ambitious enough': Why the carbon budgets are a huge deal for Ireland

7 hours ago 4,708 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s first proposed carbon budgets were finalised yesterday.

As it happened: Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live 8 hours ago

As it happened: Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

Countries' climate plans worlds away from 1.5C target, warns UN
# Life On Earth
# Life On Earth

Countries' climate plans worlds away from 1.5C target, warns UN

Updated 8 hours ago 16,596 Views 30 Comments

Cop26 aims to drive more action on cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

Gardaí seek help tracing 44-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Gardaí seek help tracing 44-year-old man missing from Dublin

8 hours ago 14,584 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí and Thomas’s family said they are concerned for his well-being.

Dublin City Council's legal bid to remove street art murals to get full hearing next March
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Dublin City Council's legal bid to remove street art murals to get full hearing next March

8 hours ago 14,848 Views 0 Comments

The murals, by artist collective Subset, were allegedly allowed by residents without permission of the city’s planning department.

Teen who kicked man to death spared conviction for 'thrashing' room during Oberstown stand-off
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Teen who kicked man to death spared conviction for 'thrashing' room during Oberstown stand-off

8 hours ago 23,316 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty to causing €5,992 worth of criminal damage .

Search of woodland in Deirdre Jacob case finds ‘nothing of evidential value’
# Garda Search
# Garda Search

Search of woodland in Deirdre Jacob case finds ‘nothing of evidential value’

9 hours ago 10,256 Views 0 Comments

A fresh search of an isolated part of Co Kildare was undertaken as part of the investigation into the murders of Deirdre Jacob and JoJo Dollard.

Driver fined for speeding as he drove away from Garda speeding checkpoint
# Speeding
# Speeding

Driver fined for speeding as he drove away from Garda speeding checkpoint

9 hours ago 24,619 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford Roads Policing Unit detected a motorist travelling at 112km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust

9 hours ago 14,228 Views 5 Comments

Europe’s policing agency said the alleged operator’s arrest provided a ‘trove of evidence’

Status Yellow rain warning issued for 10 counties for 24 hours
# Bring A Brolly
# Bring A Brolly

Status Yellow rain warning issued for 10 counties for 24 hours

Updated 10 hours ago 50,840 Views 11 Comments

Highest temperatures today will range between 14 and 17 degrees.

Judgement for men accused of gangland figure Eamon Kelly's murder to be delivered next month
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Judgement for men accused of gangland figure Eamon Kelly's murder to be delivered next month

11 hours ago 9,980 Views 0 Comments

Father-of-nine Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the chest as he walked towards his home.

Hauliers to consider protests over carbon budget targets amid rising operating costs
# Emissions Targets
# Emissions Targets

Hauliers to consider protests over carbon budget targets amid rising operating costs

11 hours ago 14,324 Views 37 Comments

Transport companies are already being hammered by rising costs, said the Irish Road Haulage Association.

Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply
# IBTS
# IBTS

Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply

11 hours ago 18,815 Views 31 Comments

The supply has dwindled due to demand over the summer months, Covid, and seasonal illnesses.

Sexton and Ireland head into autumn internationals with one eye on France 2023
# Planning Ahead
From The42
# Planning Ahead

Sexton and Ireland head into autumn internationals with one eye on France 2023

12 hours ago 16,595 Views 33 Comments

The Ireland captain says the squad have already spoken about the next Rugby World Cup.

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas
# Price Crunch
# Price Crunch

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas

13 hours ago 24,809 Views 37 Comments

Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark are among those that opposed an energy proposal submitted by France and Spain.

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

13 hours ago 12,209 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene

Poll: Do you think Ireland will meet its emissions targets?
# Carbon Budget
# Carbon Budget

Poll: Do you think Ireland will meet its emissions targets?

14 hours ago 24,937 Views 88 Comments

For the first time, the Irish government is due to implement three carbon budgets.

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US
# International Travel
# International Travel

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US

14 hours ago 11,558 Views 6 Comments

They will still need to take a Covid-19 test unless they are two or younger.

GPA to go down diplomatic route to get Championship change
# Peacemakers
From The42
# Peacemakers

GPA to go down diplomatic route to get Championship change

14 hours ago 12,906 Views 15 Comments

Players body chief executive firmly believes a championship restructure can be successfully implemented at next year’s Congress vote.

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