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Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

43 minutes ago 2,880 Views 0 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

1 hour ago 7,190 Views 6 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error

1 hour ago 8,912 Views 3 Comments

A mistake from the Ireland goalkeeper helped Rotherham regain the lead in yesterday’s game.

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 15,052 Views 8 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says
# David Amess
# David Amess

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says

Updated 2 hours ago 23,184 Views 3 Comments

It comes after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents on Friday.

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

3 hours ago 3,886 Views 2 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

3 hours ago 26,131 Views 79 Comments

A report has recommended that the licence fee should be replaced by exchequer funding.

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali

4 hours ago 6,369 Views 1 Comment

The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic.

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night

4 hours ago 16,241 Views 26 Comments

The Munster No10 won the game with a late conversion just minutes after seeing his clearance kick charged down for a Connacht try.

THE GOOD INFORMATION PROJECT
Migration and the EU
De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

5 hours ago 19,144 Views 49 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'

5 hours ago 23,709 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal can reveal that many Traveller children are routinely put on 'reduced hours' at school - with at least one student on just 40 minutes a day
  • Reporters Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy work with Traveller focus groups to expose this issue
  • Over 60 children on one halting site in Munster received no digital supports during Covid lockdowns
Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall

5 hours ago 8,686 Views 1 Comment

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

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Hidden gem on the city's edge: Explore a light-filled former coach house in Limerick
'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

6 hours ago 22,969 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

6 hours ago 28,167 Views 56 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says
# Robert Durst
# Robert Durst

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says

7 hours ago 25,660 Views 5 Comments

Earlier this week, he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend.

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'
# Cork
# Cork

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'

7 hours ago 19,699 Views 33 Comments

The Cork Jazz Festival runs from 22-25 October.

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different
# Reds Issue
From The42
# Reds Issue

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different

7 hours ago 11,132 Views 1 Comment

Positive moves off the pitch have helped put the club on the right path again, but the Tolka Park issue still looms large.

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

8 hours ago 20,807 Views 4 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows

14 hours ago 21,389 Views 68 Comments

It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?
# The Count
# The Count

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?

16 hours ago 42,292 Views 22 Comments

We all know that 42 is the most important, but anyway…

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death
# Joey
From The42
# Joey

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death

16 hours ago 38,717 Views 107 Comments

Munster defeated Connacht with a late Joey Carbery conversion in the first Irish derby of the season in Thomond Park.

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess

Updated 18 hours ago 40,180 Views 23 Comments

Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
# Profile
# Profile

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

18 hours ago 43,913 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

18 hours ago 8,295 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets
# Looking Sharp
From The42
# Looking Sharp

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets

19 hours ago 22,022 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side delivered a performance full of power and skill as they welcomed back some big-hitters.

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan

19 hours ago 34,026 Views 83 Comments

Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'
# Assessing Biden
# Assessing Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'

19 hours ago 11,379 Views 27 Comments

Our columnist says Biden is doing OK but has taken a major hit on the back of Afghanistan.

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
# Trial And Improve
# Trial And Improve

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

20 hours ago 26,773 Views 11 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids
# Lucy In The Sky
# Lucy In The Sky

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids

21 hours ago 9,664 Views 6 Comments

Lucy is named after the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia nearly half a century ago.

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester
# Asleep At The Wheel
From The42
# Asleep At The Wheel

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester

21 hours ago 32,907 Views 59 Comments

A late collapse by the visitors saw Brendan Rodgers’ men earn a thrilling 4-2 victory.

Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time
# Russia
# Russia

Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time

23 hours ago 17,295 Views 9 Comments

About 43 million Russians – 29% of the country’s nearly 146 million people – are fully vaccinated.

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search
# Clare
# Clare

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search

23 hours ago 21,734 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out in the west Clare region this morning.

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford
# Magic Mo
From The42
# Magic Mo

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford

23 hours ago 25,742 Views 25 Comments

Claudio Ranieri’s first game as Watford manager ended in a 5-0 defeat.

Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Sat 1:53 PM 74,442 Views 129 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits
# Tensions
# Tensions

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits

Sat 1:25 PM 25,411 Views 12 Comments

A judge has banned a police union president from making public statements on the city’s Covid-19 policy.

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses
# Vaccination Week
# Vaccination Week

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses

Sat 12:35 PM 10,634 Views 5 Comments

The pop-up centres were established across 15 higher education sites two weeks ago as part of Vaccination Week.

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike
# Compensation
# Compensation

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike

Sat 12:09 PM 13,693 Views 16 Comments

The US drone strike took place as American forces were completing their withdrawal.

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