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Pádraig Harrington: 'I believe that we did our job and it just wasn’t our week'
# Rough Ryde
From The42
# Rough Ryde

Pádraig Harrington: 'I believe that we did our job and it just wasn’t our week'

4 minutes ago 365 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner could do little to stem the red tide all weekend.

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached
# Down Under
# Down Under

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached

7 minutes ago 405 Views 1 Comment

Stay-at-home orders are set to be lifted when the double-dose vaccination rate hits 70%.

Over €150,000 to be given to political parties to increase number of female councillors
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Over €150,000 to be given to political parties to increase number of female councillors

8 minutes ago 289 Views 1 Comment

Funding has been granted in a bid to increase the number of female candidates and councillors in the next local election in 2024.

British Prime Minister ‘considering sending in Army’ to drive fuel trucks as pumps run dry
# British Fuel Crisis
# British Fuel Crisis

British Prime Minister ‘considering sending in Army’ to drive fuel trucks as pumps run dry

28 minutes ago 4,975 Views 7 Comments

The British Government has suspended competition laws to help keep petrol stations topped-up amid panic buying by motorists.

Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament

1 hour ago 4,374 Views 3 Comments

Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 percent, following the recount.

Germany's Social Democrats narrowly win election as Merkel's CDU bloc sinks to historic low
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Germany's Social Democrats narrowly win election as Merkel's CDU bloc sinks to historic low

1 hour ago 8,368 Views 0 Comments
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
House prices across Ireland are 9% higher than one year ago
# Quarterly Reports
# Quarterly Reports

House prices across Ireland are 9% higher than one year ago

2 hours ago 7,034 Views 23 Comments

Inflation is highest outisde of cities, with prices rising by 13%.

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net
# Thintean Fein
# Thintean Fein

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net

2 hours ago 8,763 Views 3 Comments

The fuel allowance is an additional social welfare payment that is means-tested.

Close contact guidance for children aged 12 and under changes today - here are the new rules
# New Rules
# New Rules

Close contact guidance for children aged 12 and under changes today - here are the new rules

2 hours ago 11,181 Views 5 Comments

Asymptomatic children who become close contacts in school will no longer have to restrict their movements.

Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000
# Dating Scam
# Dating Scam

Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000

8 hours ago 34,552 Views 12 Comments
  • These fraudsters spend a number of weeks building their victims' before convincing them to start investing, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Gardaí say the full scale of the problem is not known because many victims are too embarrassed to report it.

Yesterday’s News

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion
# Home Control
From The42
# Home Control

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion

Updated 9 hours ago 61,017 Views 49 Comments

The hosts stormed to a 19-9 success.

Quiz: How well do you know The Sopranos?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know The Sopranos?

10 hours ago 23,320 Views 21 Comments

Do you know your Bada Bing from your gabagool?

Life in Lesbos: 'I thought the fire would be a turning point, but it's got progressively worse'
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Life in Lesbos: 'I thought the fire would be a turning point, but it's got progressively worse'

11 hours ago 10,152 Views 6 Comments

One year on from the blaze at the Moria refugee camp, asylum seekers are being placed in high-security camps.

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles
# Whistling Straits
From The42
# Whistling Straits

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles

11 hours ago 36,883 Views 33 Comments

McIlroy finished on a winning note in the singles but Shane Lowry lost out.

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt

12 hours ago 43,164 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to save the equivalent of her mortgage payments while living with her aunt.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

12 hours ago 7,233 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum
# Marriage For All
# Marriage For All

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum

13 hours ago 12,785 Views 22 Comments

The country has authorised same-sex civil partnerships since 2007.

Brilliant Arsenal coast to derby victory against sorry Spurs
# Bragging Rights
From The42
# Bragging Rights

Brilliant Arsenal coast to derby victory against sorry Spurs

13 hours ago 21,427 Views 8 Comments

The Gunners were 3-1 winners at the Emirates Stadium.

'One person's rent is another person's income': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'One person's rent is another person's income': The week in quotes

14 hours ago 16,585 Views 15 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools
# New Approach
# New Approach

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools

14 hours ago 20,346 Views 28 Comments

Contact tracing is being halted in childcare and primary schools.

Exit poll shows result is too close to call in Germany election to decide Angela Merkel’s successor
# Dead Heat
# Dead Heat

Exit poll shows result is too close to call in Germany election to decide Angela Merkel’s successor

15 hours ago 20,236 Views 3 Comments

Analysts say the trend could shift significantly due to the large number of postal votes this year.

Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament
# Althing Parliament
# Althing Parliament

Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament

16 hours ago 22,773 Views 27 Comments

Iceland does not have legal quotas on female representation in parliament.

Unsettled weather on the way as temperatures set to drop and heavy rain forecast
# Hats And Gloves
# Hats And Gloves

Unsettled weather on the way as temperatures set to drop and heavy rain forecast

17 hours ago 30,778 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann says temperatures will fall back to “around normal for the time of year”.

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'
# Fraud Hotline
# Fraud Hotline

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'

17 hours ago 119,704 Views 39 Comments

The bank has apologised to customers due to wait times on its phonelines.

Coronavirus: 1,459 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,459 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 36,442 Views 21 Comments

The latest Covid-19 case numbers were confirmed this afternoon by the Department of Health.

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated 19 hours ago 173,179 Views 42 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

Live from New York: How the Micheál Martin Show got on in America this week
# NEW YORK WEEK
# NEW YORK WEEK

Live from New York: How the Micheál Martin Show got on in America this week

20 hours ago 18,860 Views 38 Comments

For his first week in the States as Taoiseach, Micheál Martin put his best foot forward on the world’s stage.

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away

20 hours ago 63,640 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Prendergast was full-back on the last Mayo side to lift Sam Maguire.

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign
# Healthcare System
# Healthcare System

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign

20 hours ago 17,413 Views 23 Comments

The move has been hailed as “a very important achievement”.

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa
# South East London
# South East London

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa

20 hours ago 13,745 Views 3 Comments

The 38-year-old man was detained in the early hours of this morning.

'It's a killer blow, a low-point for Irish rugby'
# Postmortem
From The42
# Postmortem

'It's a killer blow, a low-point for Irish rugby'

Updated 22 hours ago 39,675 Views 27 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup qualifying dream came to a gut-wrenching end last night.

Male pedestrian dies in crash on M7 motorway in Kildare
# Garda
# Garda

Male pedestrian dies in crash on M7 motorway in Kildare

22 hours ago 60,369 Views 8 Comments

The man, who was in his 30s, received serious injuries and died in hospital.

Have you seen missing teenager Arkardiusz Niedojad?
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen missing teenager Arkardiusz Niedojad?

22 hours ago 17,357 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old was last seen in the Clondalkin area on Monday 20 September.

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe
# Don't Call It A Comeback
From The42
# Don't Call It A Comeback

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe

23 hours ago 56,814 Views 27 Comments

The United States go into today’s final session at Whistling Straits with a massive six-point lead.

Sitdown Sunday: My time with Kurt Cobain
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: My time with Kurt Cobain

23 hours ago 17,029 Views 5 Comments

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

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out
# Opinion
# Opinion

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out

Sun 8:30 AM 15,590 Views 44 Comments

The end of Direct Provision by December 2024 is doubtful as more than 4000 asylum seekers await their claims to be assesed, writes Bulelani Mfaco.

Cycling 6,000km to Athens after conquering a heart condition, depression and an eating disorder
# In Gear
From The42
# In Gear

Cycling 6,000km to Athens after conquering a heart condition, depression and an eating disorder

Sun 8:00 AM 25,556 Views 4 Comments

Former Dublin minor hurler Cormac Ryan is raising money for Pieta House and Bodywhys.

At least three dead and more injured after Chicago to Seattle train derails
# Montana
# Montana

At least three dead and more injured after Chicago to Seattle train derails

Sun 7:53 AM 20,123 Views 1 Comment

The derailment happened in Montana about 50 km from the border with Canada.

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