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Eamon Ryan says he hopes to see 8pm curfew on hospitality lifted by next week
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Eamon Ryan says he hopes to see 8pm curfew on hospitality lifted by next week

Updated 15 minutes ago 19,772 Views 42 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team is due to issue its latest guidance to government tomorrow.

Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey
# Courts
# Courts

Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey

36 minutes ago 3,043 Views 0 Comments

The 49 year-old victim was shot dead earlier this month.

December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001
# Inflation
# Inflation

December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001

1 hour ago 4,509 Views 19 Comments

Rising petrol, diesel and household electricity prices all made large contributions to annual inflation.

Second man arrested as part of investigation into killing of Ashling Murphy
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Second man arrested as part of investigation into killing of Ashling Murphy

Updated 1 hour ago 45,887 Views 0 Comments

The man is being detained in Tullamore Garda Station.

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to receive €1,000 bonus
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to receive €1,000 bonus

1 hour ago 70,791 Views 125 Comments

In addition, from 2023 there will be a new annual public holiday at the start of February.

Poll: Do you like U2's music?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like U2's music?

1 hour ago 16,064 Views 33 Comments

Bono said he’s not a fan of most of the band’s songs.

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee
# Drugs
# Drugs

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee

Updated 1 hour ago 15,076 Views 26 Comments

Frank Feighan told an Oireachtas committee that drugs continue to be a “major policy challenge” in Ireland.

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel
# 6 January
# 6 January

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel

3 hours ago 6,375 Views 17 Comments

It is seeking records and deposition testimony from him in connection to his promotion of election fraud claims.

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks

3 hours ago 4,056 Views 17 Comments

The White House warned yesterday that Russia was ready to attack Ukraine at “any point”.

'When you take a team to that kill zone from minute one, maybe that explains the result'
# Ball In PLay
From The42
# Ball In PLay

'When you take a team to that kill zone from minute one, maybe that explains the result'

Updated 4 hours ago 14,431 Views 8 Comments

Leinster ran 13 tries past Montpellier as they got up and running again last weekend.

Witness appeal after men force way into Co Sligo property and assault elderly man
# Skreen
# Skreen

Witness appeal after men force way into Co Sligo property and assault elderly man

4 hours ago 16,243 Views 17 Comments

A sum of cash was taken during the incident.

Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home
# Valencia
# Valencia

Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home

4 hours ago 9,381 Views 2 Comments

The fire broke out around midnight at the facility in Moncada in Valencia.

Tonga undersea cable needs 'at least' four weeks to repair following volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tonga undersea cable needs 'at least' four weeks to repair following volcanic eruption

5 hours ago 10,535 Views 1 Comment

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted 30 kilometres into the air on Saturday.

Boris Johnson to face increasingly angry MPs as threat of no confidence vote looms
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson to face increasingly angry MPs as threat of no confidence vote looms

5 hours ago 11,162 Views 18 Comments

The British Prime Minister will answer questions in the House of Commons later today.

WHO says pandemic 'nowhere near over' as France and Germany report record cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

WHO says pandemic 'nowhere near over' as France and Germany report record cases

5 hours ago 27,789 Views 23 Comments

Germany’s cases soared past 100,000 and France reported nearly half a million cases yesterday.

Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away
# World Hunger
# World Hunger

Opinion: As millions in Afghanistan face starvation - the world must not look away

5 hours ago 7,124 Views 10 Comments

We watched in horror as the Taliban retook Kabul, but cannot turn our backs on Afghans, writes Rosamond Bennett.

Despite the huge crowds, just silence: Ashling Murphy's community pays its respects
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Despite the huge crowds, just silence: Ashling Murphy's community pays its respects

12 hours ago 29,727 Views 2 Comments

The nation came together yesterday to mourn the death of the 23-year-old teacher.

Yesterday’s News

US Supreme Court to determine fate of Pissarro painting looted by Nazis
# Camille Pissarro
# Camille Pissarro

US Supreme Court to determine fate of Pissarro painting looted by Nazis

13 hours ago 21,247 Views 27 Comments

The painting worth $30 million was taken from a Jewish woman for a pittance during Germany’s Nazi era.

Chelsea’s struggles continue as battling Brighton hit back to claim point
# Out Of Sorts
From The42
# Out Of Sorts

Chelsea’s struggles continue as battling Brighton hit back to claim point

14 hours ago 17,047 Views 13 Comments

Hakim Ziyech and Adam Webster were on target in a 1-1 draw.

Winner of record lotto draw makes contact with National Lottery
# A LOTTO MONEY
# A LOTTO MONEY

Winner of record lotto draw makes contact with National Lottery

14 hours ago 46,307 Views 20 Comments

Arrangements are being made for the €19 million prize to be paid.

Mrs Brown to have guest role in new Netflix Madea film
# Agnes
# Agnes

Mrs Brown to have guest role in new Netflix Madea film

14 hours ago 27,286 Views 11 Comments

Madea is a character played by US actor Tyler Perry.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

15 hours ago 14,329 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

John O'Dwyer absent from Colm Bonnar's Tipperary panel for the league
# Bubbles
From The42
# Bubbles

John O'Dwyer absent from Colm Bonnar's Tipperary panel for the league

Updated 16 hours ago 27,648 Views 5 Comments

Denis Maher and Ger Browne have been recalled by new manager Colm Bonnar.

Who is YZ? How Alan Harte, ringleader in the Kevin Lunney trial, had 180 previous convictions
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Who is YZ? How Alan Harte, ringleader in the Kevin Lunney trial, had 180 previous convictions

16 hours ago 45,800 Views 0 Comments

Harte, previously referred to in the media only as YZ, inflicted most of Kevin Lunney’s serious injuries.

Man (40) charged over fatal Ballyfermot shooting
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man (40) charged over fatal Ballyfermot shooting

18 hours ago 41,788 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

Russia moves more troops westwards amid Ukraine tensions
# War Games
# War Games

Russia moves more troops westwards amid Ukraine tensions

18 hours ago 23,493 Views 65 Comments

The Kremlin said the drills are intended to practice a joint response to external threats by the alliance of Russia and Belarus.

The Remote: Ozark returns, Ricky Gervais in After Life and a bit of First Dates IRL

The Remote: Ozark returns, Ricky Gervais in After Life and a bit of First Dates IRL

18 hours ago 25,746 Views 24 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Varadkar wants to set 31 March as a deadline to end almost all legal Covid restrictions
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Varadkar wants to set 31 March as a deadline to end almost all legal Covid restrictions

Updated 18 hours ago 69,122 Views 98 Comments

The EU Digital Covid Cert would be still needed for international travel in Europe.

Some Genrui antigen tests recalled from shelves over false positives
# False Positives
# False Positives

Some Genrui antigen tests recalled from shelves over false positives

19 hours ago 22,727 Views 22 Comments

Genrui Biotech Inc, who manufacture the tests, have issued a product recall for the impacted batches.

Covid-19: 5,767 positive PCRs, 5,916 positive antigen tests, 979 in hospital and 93 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 5,767 positive PCRs, 5,916 positive antigen tests, 979 in hospital and 93 in ICU

19 hours ago 46,029 Views 64 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

Coveney to be asked to appear before committee over department lockdown gathering
# Department Officials
# Department Officials

Coveney to be asked to appear before committee over department lockdown gathering

20 hours ago 13,770 Views 35 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has ordered an investigation into a gathering of his officials in June 2020.

Minister hopeful of bigger crowds returning for sporting events From The42

Minister hopeful of bigger crowds returning for sporting events

20 hours ago 10,248 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Donnelly was speaking ahead of NPHET’s meeting on Thursday.

Tonga's government says tsunami is 'unprecedented disaster' as it confirms three fatalities
# Pacific Island
# Pacific Island

Tonga's government says tsunami is 'unprecedented disaster' as it confirms three fatalities

Updated 20 hours ago 45,392 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand’s military is sending much-needed drinking water and other supplies, but said ash on the runway will delay the flight by at least a day.

Ashling Murphy investigation: Man in his 30s arrested on suspicion of murder
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Ashling Murphy investigation: Man in his 30s arrested on suspicion of murder

Updated 20 hours ago 169,648 Views 0 Comments

The arrest comes just hours after Ashling’s funeral mass.

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station

20 hours ago 33,053 Views 0 Comments

A judge held that the boy’s case was too serious to stay in the Children’s Court.

Ringleader of gang who kidnapped and assaulted Kevin Lunney named as Alan Harte
# YZ
# YZ

Ringleader of gang who kidnapped and assaulted Kevin Lunney named as Alan Harte

21 hours ago 49,550 Views 0 Comments

Harte was sentenced to 30 years in prison by the non-jury Special Criminal Court last month

12-year sentence for man who killed woman in knife attack after jury's rejection of 'insanity' plea
# Valerijs Leitons
# Valerijs Leitons

12-year sentence for man who killed woman in knife attack after jury's rejection of 'insanity' plea

21 hours ago 27,229 Views 0 Comments

Justice Paul Burns described the incident as a “brutal attack” upon “a defenceless woman”.

Kerry native Pat Spillane Jr gets green light to play with Sligo
# Switch
From The42
# Switch

Kerry native Pat Spillane Jr gets green light to play with Sligo

21 hours ago 34,684 Views 14 Comments

The Kerry native has already started training with Sligo’s Dublin-based players.

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