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Anti-Covid groups used Telegram to bombard National Parents Council over child facemask rules
# Telegram
# Telegram

Anti-Covid groups used Telegram to bombard National Parents Council over child facemask rules

2 hours ago 4,171 Views 0 Comments

The council has received thousands of calls and emails.

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Kerry
# Abbeydorney
# Abbeydorney

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Kerry

3 hours ago 14,541 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in a vehicle in Abbeydorney this morning.

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions
# Substitute Teachers
# Substitute Teachers

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions

3 hours ago 6,435 Views 10 Comments

Emergency measures include an increased involvement of student teachers and retired teachers.

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago
# Jussie Smollett
# Jussie Smollett

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago

4 hours ago 10,929 Views 0 Comments

He was accused in 2019 of orchestrating a hoax racist attack to gain publicity and secure a bigger paycheck.

Messi wins 7th Ballon d'Or, says Lewandowski deserved 2020 award during speech
# Real Recognise Real
From The42
# Real Recognise Real

Messi wins 7th Ballon d'Or, says Lewandowski deserved 2020 award during speech

4 hours ago 22,607 Views 22 Comments

Midfielder Alexia Putellas took home the women’s Ballon d’Or after starring in a league, cup and Champions League treble for Barcelona.

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

France offers to restart migrant talks if the British get ‘serious’

4 hours ago 5,526 Views 7 Comments

Interior minister Gerald Darmanin said negotiations can resume ‘very quickly’ if the UK ends the ‘double speak’.

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears
# New York
# New York

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears

Updated 4 hours ago 27,417 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Tiger Woods rules out full-time return to golf after serious car crash
# Stepping Back
From The42
# Stepping Back

Tiger Woods rules out full-time return to golf after serious car crash

5 hours ago 21,729 Views 6 Comments

‘This time around, I don’t think I’ll have the body to climb Mount Everest and that’s OK.’

Opinion: Education must be at the heart of all efforts to create a culture of consent
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Opinion: Education must be at the heart of all efforts to create a culture of consent

5 hours ago 5,501 Views 3 Comments

Dr Siobhán O’Higgins & Dr Caroline West of the Active* Consent programme in NUI Galway look at what needs to be done to improve our understanding of consent.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

5 hours ago 5,374 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'I'm looking forward to that, it's different' - Davy Fitz confirmed for Cork camogie role
# Fitz The Bill
From The42
# Fitz The Bill

'I'm looking forward to that, it's different' - Davy Fitz confirmed for Cork camogie role

Updated 6 hours ago 18,824 Views 15 Comments

The Clare All-Ireland winner is heading to Leeside.

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real
# Factchecked
# Factchecked

Debunked: No, this poster claiming the HSE will void your vaccine passport without boosters is not real

6 hours ago 17,776 Views 0 Comments

A fake vaccine poster claiming to be authorised by the HSE has proved to be fake.

Have you seen Shane? Appeal for information on missing 17-year-old boy
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Shane? Appeal for information on missing 17-year-old boy

6 hours ago 18,982 Views 0 Comments

Shane O’Connor is missing from Newbridge, Co Kildare.

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork
# Personnel Support
# Personnel Support

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork

6 hours ago 7,027 Views 3 Comments

The new centre is in a refurbished building in Collins Barracks, Cork.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Limerick
# Shane Griffin
# Shane Griffin

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Limerick

7 hours ago 12,566 Views 0 Comments

Shane was last seen in Limerick city on Saturday night.

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68
# RIP
# RIP

Famed Aboriginal Australian actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

7 hours ago 42,343 Views 9 Comments

The actor found fame in the 1986 hit film Crocodile Dundee but struggled with straddling two very different cultures.

Coronavirus: 4,607 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 4,607 new cases confirmed in Ireland

8 hours ago 62,355 Views 86 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review

8 hours ago 16,223 Views 29 Comments

The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.

Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria
# Covax
# Covax

Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria

8 hours ago 19,836 Views 34 Comments

The vaccination rate in Nigeria is currently below 2%.

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home

8 hours ago 30,389 Views 0 Comments

The now 19-year-old woman told the court that he “killed” her that night.

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO
# Moving On
# Moving On

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

9 hours ago 26,722 Views 12 Comments

Twitter’s chief technical officer Parag Agrawal will replace Dorsey in the top post.

Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen to race in Ireland next week
# Super Sunday
From The42
# Super Sunday

Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen to race in Ireland next week

9 hours ago 13,158 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old has been named on the Norwegian team for European Cross Country Championships.

Gardaí charge eight people in connection to 'violent disorder' at a funeral
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí charge eight people in connection to 'violent disorder' at a funeral

Updated 9 hours ago 39,137 Views 0 Comments

The arrests relate to an outbreak of violence at a funeral in Tuam, Co Galway in September.

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached
# High Court
# High Court

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached

10 hours ago 26,902 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that Detective Garda Aidan Bracken had suffered PTSD while working on organised crime cases.

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year

11 hours ago 21,196 Views 0 Comments

Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.

'It’s an incredible occasion' - From 2020 heartbreak to Tipperary double success
# Dual Delight
From The42
# Dual Delight

'It’s an incredible occasion' - From 2020 heartbreak to Tipperary double success

Updated 11 hours ago 12,635 Views 1 Comment

They were very different tears this time around for Noel McGrath.

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave
# Courts
# Courts

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave

11 hours ago 25,429 Views 0 Comments

Daire Hickey, who co-founded the tech conference, is alleging his rights as a minority shareholder were oppressed by Cosgrave.

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week
# Back Again
# Back Again

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week

Updated 11 hours ago 18,367 Views 7 Comments

Magdalena Andersson resigned last week after seven hours when her budget failed to pass, but has been re-elected.

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa

12 hours ago 25,239 Views 12 Comments

Two members of the touring party will have to remain in Cape Town.

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief
# Covid-19 Accord
# Covid-19 Accord

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief

12 hours ago 15,680 Views 15 Comments

A virtual meeting of the UN’s health agency is seeking to devise a global action plan for tackling future pandemics.

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft

12 hours ago 10,910 Views 0 Comments

Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland
# Omicron
# Omicron

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland

Updated 12 hours ago 100,292 Views 122 Comments

The health minister also said plans to subsidise antigen tests have been scrapped because prices have dropped in recent weeks.

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8

13 hours ago 16,807 Views 0 Comments

Zdzislaw Stobyra has been missing for over a week.

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre

13 hours ago 16,542 Views 18 Comments

Michael Scott’s original vision for Busáras included plans for a nightclub on the top floor, a newsreel cinema, a crèche, and a barber’s.

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

14 hours ago 25,861 Views 22 Comments

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of any development.

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

14 hours ago 30,375 Views 21 Comments

‘The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience,’ said the German.

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities

15 hours ago 15,559 Views 23 Comments

The Revolut app teamed up with RTÉ this year to allow people to donate to the Toy Show appeal directly through the app.

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy

16 hours ago 48,592 Views 49 Comments

The country is removing Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

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