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Today’s News

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement
# Ichh
# Ichh

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement

2 hours ago 1,933 Views 0 Comments
  • Councillors were due to vote on replacing Anthony Flynn in October but were split over how to proceed
  • Some councillors are backing a volunteer from Inner City Helping Homeless, the charity Flynn co-founded
  • However others say the vote should be deferred until ICHH has been wound down, writes Órla Ryan

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
# Treaty Centenary
# Treaty Centenary

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?

4 hours ago 15,618 Views 10 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed 100 years ago this week.

Finding peace on the water, meeting Sly Stallone, and enjoying the pressure of being Katie Taylor
# How Winning Is Done
From The42
# How Winning Is Done

Finding peace on the water, meeting Sly Stallone, and enjoying the pressure of being Katie Taylor

5 hours ago 16,826 Views 2 Comments

‘I mean, I think it’d be unusual for me if I wasn’t the favourite going into a fight at this stage,’ laughed Taylor ahead of her title defence next Saturday.

Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster

6 hours ago 22,661 Views 6 Comments

This week, our reader is busy renovating her home, which she purchased with her partner in August.

Hamilton edges out Verstappen in crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title race heads to the wire
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton edges out Verstappen in crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title race heads to the wire

6 hours ago 31,484 Views 49 Comments

The title will be decided at the final race in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

6 hours ago 6,980 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Pope calls Europe's neglect of migrants 'the shipwreck of civilisation' during Lesbos visit
# Greece
# Greece

Pope calls Europe's neglect of migrants 'the shipwreck of civilisation' during Lesbos visit

7 hours ago 9,960 Views 34 Comments

The pontiff said Europe was “torn by nationalist egoism”.

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland

Updated 7 hours ago 40,995 Views 57 Comments

Ireland is exempt from further rules on testing announced yesterday for people travelling to the UK.

Clashes erupt at Brussels protest against Covid rules
# Brussels
# Brussels

Clashes erupt at Brussels protest against Covid rules

8 hours ago 14,712 Views 15 Comments

Thousands of people gathered in Brussels to demonstrate against the latest restrictions announced on Friday.

Bob Dole, former US Senate leader and presidential candidate, dies aged 98
# RIP
# RIP

Bob Dole, former US Senate leader and presidential candidate, dies aged 98

8 hours ago 13,122 Views 9 Comments

Dole announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

Status Orange and Yellow warnings issued ahead of Storm Barra next week
# Storm Barra
# Storm Barra

Status Orange and Yellow warnings issued ahead of Storm Barra next week

Updated 9 hours ago 90,856 Views 44 Comments

The weather warnings will be in place for the country on Tuesday and early Wednesday.

Taliban reject claims of 'summary killings' of ex-security forces
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban reject claims of 'summary killings' of ex-security forces

9 hours ago 10,645 Views 9 Comments

Allied Western countries called on the Taliban to end the targeted killings of former members of Afghan security forces.

Fred strike gets Manchester United's Rangnick Era off to a winning start
# Good One Fred
From The42
# Good One Fred

Fred strike gets Manchester United's Rangnick Era off to a winning start

Updated 9 hours ago 27,359 Views 32 Comments

Fred struck 13 minutes from time to give United a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace.

Austin Stacks celebrate Kerry senior glory after final test against rivals Kerins O'Rahillys
# The Rockies
From The42
# The Rockies

Austin Stacks celebrate Kerry senior glory after final test against rivals Kerins O'Rahillys

10 hours ago 23,075 Views 0 Comments

The Tralee derby took centre stage today in the Kingdom.

New Covid measures would lift if Omicron risks don't meet 'worst fears', Minister says
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New Covid measures would lift if Omicron risks don't meet 'worst fears', Minister says

Updated 10 hours ago 39,460 Views 97 Comments

The government agreed a number of new measures on hospitality and household visits on Friday.

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting
# Thomas Massie
# Thomas Massie

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting

10 hours ago 44,057 Views 59 Comments

Parents of school shooting victims and fellow lawmakers accused Massie of insensitivity following a recent Michigan shooting.

One-third of ambulance delays lasting more than one hour experienced in Wexford, Cork and Kerry
# Delays
# Delays

One-third of ambulance delays lasting more than one hour experienced in Wexford, Cork and Kerry

11 hours ago 10,407 Views 15 Comments

In two instances in the first half of this year, there was a more than two-hour delay in paramedics arriving after being called.

Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party
# Dominic Raab
# Dominic Raab

Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party

12 hours ago 42,870 Views 22 Comments

Dominic Raab said it would have been a breach of Covid restrictions if Downing Street staff held a party last year.

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity
# Christmas Market
# Christmas Market

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity

13 hours ago 24,561 Views 26 Comments

After operating at a limited capacity last year, the market is now back with a full trading capacity.

Coronavirus: 5,156 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 5,156 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 64,918 Views 109 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccine Approval
# Vaccine Approval

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11

13 hours ago 10,724 Views 23 Comments

“It is about keeping our kids safe, keeping our families safe, keeping all Australians safe,” Australia’s Health Minister said.

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to ex-governor brother with accusations
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to ex-governor brother with accusations

14 hours ago 19,293 Views 41 Comments

The network has said it will continue to investigate their former staffer’s conduct ‘as appropriate’.

Fionnuala McCormack smashes her personal best to finish 5th at Valencia Marathon
# Flying Fionnuala
From The42
# Flying Fionnuala

Fionnuala McCormack smashes her personal best to finish 5th at Valencia Marathon

14 hours ago 17,718 Views 10 Comments

McCormack’s time of 2:23:58 is second only to Catherina McKiernan’s national record.

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?

17 hours ago 62,443 Views 107 Comments

Would you consider a turkey-less Christmas?

Sitdown Sunday: A road trip with Ireland's most exciting hip hop acts
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: A road trip with Ireland's most exciting hip hop acts

17 hours ago 15,553 Views 0 Comments

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

Repatriation flight for 156 people arrives in Ireland from  Morocco
# Omicron
# Omicron

Repatriation flight for 156 people arrives in Ireland from Morocco

18 hours ago 30,529 Views 17 Comments

Morocco has banned all incoming flights for at least two weeks.

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano

18 hours ago 16,409 Views 3 Comments

The Mount Semeru volcano erupted yesterday.

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?

19 hours ago 29,618 Views 57 Comments

Nine to 12 year-olds are now required to wear face masks in Ireland.

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley

19 hours ago 16,768 Views 3 Comments

The Republic of Ireland captain will fly the flag on the big stage.

Therapy services at special school still not restored despite Taoiseach's assurances
# Education
# Education

Therapy services at special school still not restored despite Taoiseach's assurances

19 hours ago 14,364 Views 9 Comments

One child has been taken out of the school because of the lack of on-site clinicians with the relevant skills.

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'This will not happen in my classroom': Online anti-mask teacher group say they will fight new rules
# Pushback
# Pushback

'This will not happen in my classroom': Online anti-mask teacher group say they will fight new rules

Sun 12:05 AM 60,002 Views 0 Comments

Many teachers in the group have said they will not comply with the new rules.

Saturday 4 December, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know Britney Spears' music?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Britney Spears' music?

Sat 10:00 PM 45,337 Views 12 Comments

She turned 40 this week, let’s celebrate her a bit.

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?
# In Flux
From The42
# In Flux

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?

Updated Sat 9:33 PM 44,760 Views 16 Comments

The southern province have some highly experienced players available.

'I hope one day he finds a manager that plays him more than I do'
# Super Sub
From The42
# Super Sub

'I hope one day he finds a manager that plays him more than I do'

Updated Sat 8:35 PM 70,007 Views 28 Comments

Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Divock Origi after the Belgian scored another important goal for Liverpool.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 8:16 PM 11,000 Views 5 Comments

Your round-up of today’s headlines.

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol
# Article 16
# Article 16

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol

Sat 8:00 PM 25,234 Views 17 Comments

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'

Sat 7:00 PM 18,345 Views 0 Comments

Mia de Faoite documents the horror and abuse that come with prostitution and trafficking and says society must not forget these women.

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast
# Paramilitaries
# Paramilitaries

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast

Sat 6:52 PM 15,651 Views 16 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been arrested.

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