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Today’s News

European Central Bank plans to redesign euro banknotes
# Banknotes
# Banknotes

European Central Bank plans to redesign euro banknotes

33 minutes ago 4,943 Views 12 Comments

A final decision on the new look is expected in 2024.

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls
# Controversy
# Controversy

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls

37 minutes ago 4,005 Views 3 Comments

The Canadian pop star has not commented on the public pressure surrounding his performance and calls for him to cancel the show.

Jury considers verdict in Joey Barton assault trial
# Joey Barton
# Joey Barton

Jury considers verdict in Joey Barton assault trial

51 minutes ago 6,835 Views 5 Comments

The 39-year-old denies shoving Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel after a match in 2019.

Unmasked students should not be excluded from school, department advises
# Schools
# Schools

Unmasked students should not be excluded from school, department advises

Updated 1 hour ago 15,495 Views 45 Comments

The CEO of the Irish Primary Principals’ Network said there have been “high levels of compliance” among children wearing masks.

Grenfell fire consequence of ‘unbridled passion for deregulation’, inquiry told
# Grenfell Tower Fire
# Grenfell Tower Fire

Grenfell fire consequence of ‘unbridled passion for deregulation’, inquiry told

1 hour ago 3,346 Views 4 Comments

Ahead of today’s hearing survivors said the “the spotlight will finally fall on the Government” in this part of the inquiry.

Heineken moves to take sole control of Irish drinks company behind Dutch Gold
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Heineken moves to take sole control of Irish drinks company behind Dutch Gold

1 hour ago 10,885 Views 24 Comments

Comans Beverages Ltd also distributes brands like Prazky, Druids cider and Karpackie.

Rescue efforts continue after deadly Indonesian volcanic eruption
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Rescue efforts continue after deadly Indonesian volcanic eruption

2 hours ago 4,291 Views 0 Comments

At least 27 people are still missing after Mount Semeru erupted following heavy rain in the Lumajang district of East Java.

Poll: Have you seen or experienced a customer verbally abusing retail staff around Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you seen or experienced a customer verbally abusing retail staff around Christmas?

3 hours ago 21,401 Views 35 Comments

A trade union has received “worrying reports” of an increase in the number of altercations with customers in recent weeks.

London police officers face jail after sharing WhatsApp images of murdered sisters
# UK
# UK

London police officers face jail after sharing WhatsApp images of murdered sisters

3 hours ago 16,985 Views 0 Comments

One officer superimposed his face onto a picture with the victims in the background.

Thousands in UK still without heating and hot water as Storm Barra looms
# Storm Barra
# Storm Barra

Thousands in UK still without heating and hot water as Storm Barra looms

4 hours ago 17,415 Views 10 Comments

Status yellow and orange wind warnings will be in place in Ireland.

Alleged abductor of four-year-old Australian Cleo Smith has case delayed
# Australia
# Australia

Alleged abductor of four-year-old Australian Cleo Smith has case delayed

4 hours ago 12,485 Views 0 Comments

Cleo Smith disappeared from her family’s tent in Western Australia in October.

Members of hospitality industry to meet with Tánaiste and Culture Minister
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Members of hospitality industry to meet with Tánaiste and Culture Minister

5 hours ago 9,485 Views 14 Comments

Representatives from the events sector will also be in attendance at today’s meeting.

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board
# Prison
# Prison

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board

6 hours ago 5,154 Views 4 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched in August.

'After they raised her hand, I asked Katie and her coaches how much her medal was worth'
# From Russia With Glove
From The42
# From Russia With Glove

'After they raised her hand, I asked Katie and her coaches how much her medal was worth'

6 hours ago 41,490 Views 3 Comments

Sofya Ochigava – remember her? – is back on the radar, and plans to avenge her ‘political’ defeat to Katie Taylor in their 2012 Olympic final.

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison
# Junta
# Junta

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison

6 hours ago 12,753 Views 10 Comments

The ruling is the first in a series of cases brought against the 76-year-old since the army seized power on 1 February.

Shop workers facing 'worrying' rise in verbal abuse from customers this Christmas
# Festive Spirit
# Festive Spirit

Shop workers facing 'worrying' rise in verbal abuse from customers this Christmas

7 hours ago 28,911 Views 36 Comments

Mandate is calling for greater respect for retail workers on the frontline.

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted
# Donal Fallon
# Donal Fallon

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted

11 hours ago 27,597 Views 13 Comments

There was huge interest in the representatives of republican Ireland in some sections of London society, Donal Fallon writes.

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

13 hours ago 10,519 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 various investigations are complete, writes Órla Ryan

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know the history of the Treaty negotiations?
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

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

15 hours ago 29,748 Views 19 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

16 hours ago 35,463 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

17 hours ago 33,904 Views 8 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

17 hours ago 45,263 Views 57 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

17 hours ago 9,920 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

18 hours ago 14,532 Views 41 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 18 hours ago 49,424 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

19 hours ago 19,148 Views 17 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

19 hours ago 16,061 Views 11 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 20 hours ago 101,428 Views 51 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

20 hours ago 13,359 Views 8 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 20 hours ago 31,131 Views 33 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

21 hours ago 27,251 Views 1 Comment

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 21 hours ago 43,733 Views 101 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

21 hours ago 50,395 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

22 hours ago 12,345 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

23 hours ago 48,437 Views 24 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

Sun 1:30 PM 27,444 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

Sun 1:08 PM 68,754 Views 111 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

Sun 12:40 PM 11,889 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

Sun 12:01 PM 21,320 Views 44 Comments

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

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