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Liverpool humiliate Man United to heap pressure on Solskjaer
# Rout
From The42
# Rout

Liverpool humiliate Man United to heap pressure on Solskjaer

7 minutes ago 9,771 Views 22 Comments

Paul Pogba was sent off as the Red Devils imploded.

'When was the last time you were in a nightclub?': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'When was the last time you were in a nightclub?': The week in quotes

11 minutes ago 580 Views 0 Comments

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

Graeme Mulcahy stars as Kilmallock land Limerick hurling title against Patrickswell
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Graeme Mulcahy stars as Kilmallock land Limerick hurling title against Patrickswell

38 minutes ago 3,583 Views 0 Comments

Oisin O’Reilly hit the only goal of the game as Kilmallock won out.

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 the week before his new album release
# Shivers
# Shivers

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 the week before his new album release

40 minutes ago 4,783 Views 3 Comments

The singer’s fifth album is due to be released next week.

Pope urges governments to cease returning migrants to detention centres in Libya
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Pope urges governments to cease returning migrants to detention centres in Libya

1 hour ago 1,892 Views 14 Comments

“So many of these men, women and children are subject to an inhumane violence,” the pope said.

Pubs will not need to use ticketing system for seated performances, department confirms
# Nightclubs
# Nightclubs

Pubs will not need to use ticketing system for seated performances, department confirms

Updated 1 hour ago 10,680 Views 23 Comments

All nightclub events must be ticketed from next week, but bars and pubs with live music are exempted if people are seated.

China to aim to cut fossil energy use to below 20% by 2060
# Climate
# Climate

China to aim to cut fossil energy use to below 20% by 2060

2 hours ago 3,883 Views 22 Comments

The country has been criticised for pushing ahead with opening dozens of new coal power plants.

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses

3 hours ago 13,699 Views 13 Comments

More than 1,800 healthcare workers are currently on Covid-related leave.

Woman (70s) dies following house fire in Cork City
# Mayfield
# Mayfield

Woman (70s) dies following house fire in Cork City

4 hours ago 7,070 Views 2 Comments

The alarm was raised by a neighbour who spotted smoke coming from the house.

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Man arrested as €304k worth of cannabis and cocaine seized during Garda raid of Wexford home
# Bunclody
# Bunclody

Man arrested as €304k worth of cannabis and cocaine seized during Garda raid of Wexford home

4 hours ago 6,114 Views 0 Comments

A number of mobile phones and other drug paraphernalia were seized at the scene.

Olympic sprinter shot dead in Ecuador as violence spikes
# Alex Quinonez
# Alex Quinonez

Olympic sprinter shot dead in Ecuador as violence spikes

4 hours ago 14,319 Views 2 Comments

Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez was shot dead in his home country on Friday night.

Gardaí appeal for help to find 23-year-old man missing from Monaghan
# Search
# Search

Gardaí appeal for help to find 23-year-old man missing from Monaghan

5 hours ago 11,245 Views 0 Comments

Samuel Doyle, with blue eyes and red hair, was last seen on Dublin Street in Monaghan town wearing dark clothes.

US urges North Korea to stop missile tests and return to talks
# North Korea
# North Korea

US urges North Korea to stop missile tests and return to talks

5 hours ago 3,815 Views 12 Comments

Last Tuesday, North Korea fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine.

Coronavirus: 1,725 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,725 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

6 hours ago 40,575 Views 56 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

GAA Players' Chief: 'Don't tell me we can't come back next February with stronger proposals'
# Determined
From The42
# Determined

GAA Players' Chief: 'Don't tell me we can't come back next February with stronger proposals'

Updated 6 hours ago 16,287 Views 16 Comments

The GPA-backed Proposal B was defeated at Special Congress yesterday, despite receiving a majority vote.

Man arrested over Manchester Arena terror attack bailed
# Manchester
# Manchester

Man arrested over Manchester Arena terror attack bailed

6 hours ago 8,541 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested at Manchester Airport shortly after arriving back in the UK.

Renewed appeal to help identify human remains found on Co Wexford beach in 1995
# Appeal
# Appeal

Renewed appeal to help identify human remains found on Co Wexford beach in 1995

7 hours ago 25,759 Views 15 Comments

The body was found at Ballinamona beach, Kilmuckridge on 12 December 1995.

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia
# Democrats
# Democrats

Obama warns of Republican threat to democracy in US battleground Virginia

7 hours ago 15,110 Views 24 Comments

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has seen his lead extinguished in recent polls.

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

8 hours ago 24,806 Views 28 Comments

We’re just a week off from the scariest night of the year.

UK and EU 'still far apart' on big NI Protocol issues as talks to continue in London
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU 'still far apart' on big NI Protocol issues as talks to continue in London

9 hours ago 9,577 Views 20 Comments

A round of talks in Brussels was ‘constructive’ but significant disagreements still remain.

Sitdown Sunday: The man who lived in an airport for 15 years
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The man who lived in an airport for 15 years

9 hours ago 39,313 Views 2 Comments

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

Opinion: Rising energy costs this winter are now a major concern for low-income households
# Poverty
# Poverty

Opinion: Rising energy costs this winter are now a major concern for low-income households

10 hours ago 13,723 Views 28 Comments

Issy Petrie from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul says the government must act now to prevent people slipping in to poverty this winter.

Crew voiced concerns over safety issues before fatal shooting on set of Alec Baldwin film
# Alec Baldwin
# Alec Baldwin

Crew voiced concerns over safety issues before fatal shooting on set of Alec Baldwin film

10 hours ago 36,207 Views 0 Comments

A camera crew for Rust walked off the job in protest at conditions and production issues.

A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour
# No Compromise
From The42
# No Compromise

A pub fight, that hearing, the perfect storm: Inside Australia's 2006 international rules tour

10 hours ago 28,155 Views 2 Comments

Maurice Brosnan speaks to some of the Aussies who made up one of the most controversial and eventful International Rules series ever.

Man arrested after gardaí seize €460k worth of cannabis during stop and search of vehicle
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man arrested after gardaí seize €460k worth of cannabis during stop and search of vehicle

11 hours ago 13,790 Views 4 Comments

The vehicle was stopped on the M9 motorway yesterday.

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run
# Dairo Antonio Usuga
# Dairo Antonio Usuga

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run

11 hours ago 31,091 Views 8 Comments

President Ivan Duque likened the arrest of Dairo Antonio Usuga to Pablo Escobar’s capture three decades ago.

Soothing music and safe hiding places - Tips to help keep pets happy during fireworks
# Halloween
# Halloween

Soothing music and safe hiding places - Tips to help keep pets happy during fireworks

11 hours ago 8,924 Views 10 Comments

Halloween can be a frightening time for pets.

UCD prop battling Hodgkin Lymphoma raises over €35,000 with '10 tonne challenge'
# Emmet Burns
From The42
# Emmet Burns

UCD prop battling Hodgkin Lymphoma raises over €35,000 with '10 tonne challenge'

11 hours ago 10,312 Views 2 Comments

Emmet Burns, who was diagnosed with the cancer in May, will lift a total of 10 tonnes this Bank Holiday Monday.

Anti-vaxx groups' claims about Covid deaths among the vaccinated are misleading
# Analysis
# Analysis

Anti-vaxx groups' claims about Covid deaths among the vaccinated are misleading

18 hours ago 45,570 Views 166 Comments

Anti-lockdown groups suggest that vaccines aren’t working – but the data shows otherwise.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the north?
# Up There
# Up There

Quiz: How much do you know about the north?

20 hours ago 41,245 Views 13 Comments

No, the north, not the North.

Munster suffer first URC loss of season to Opsreys
# Outmuscled
From The42
# Outmuscled

Munster suffer first URC loss of season to Opsreys

20 hours ago 28,857 Views 45 Comments

The Ospreys were full value for the win over Johann van Graan’s side.

'Two months ago I was training with Wexford. How am I now surrounded by Premier League footballers?'
# Road Less Travelled
From The42
# Road Less Travelled

'Two months ago I was training with Wexford. How am I now surrounded by Premier League footballers?'

Updated 22 hours ago 77,394 Views 6 Comments

Darragh O’Connor talks to The42 about his unusual journey to Motherwell, via Leicester City.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

22 hours ago 14,998 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Ireland has big targets for wind energy - but getting there won't be a breeze
# Wind Energy
# Wind Energy

Ireland has big targets for wind energy - but getting there won't be a breeze

22 hours ago 12,181 Views 30 Comments

Almost one third of Ireland’s electricity comes from wind generation, with just 8% coming from fossil fuels like coal and oil.

Mack the Knife scores twice as Connacht nail bonus-point win over Ulster at the Aviva
# Mack The Knife
From The42
# Mack The Knife

Mack the Knife scores twice as Connacht nail bonus-point win over Ulster at the Aviva

23 hours ago 29,009 Views 52 Comments

Two tries from Mack Hansen helped Connacht defeat Ulster at the Aviva Stadium in the URC championship.

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

Sat 6:40 PM 39,508 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public and the media for their assistance in the matter.

Fresh proposals on control of the new NMH site 'smoke and mirrors', campaign group says
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Fresh proposals on control of the new NMH site 'smoke and mirrors', campaign group says

Sat 6:27 PM 12,662 Views 14 Comments

The Campaign Against Church Ownership Of Women’s Healthcare said the proposals were aimed to deflect from concerns around the ownership of the site.

Maths Week: Saturday puzzles
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Saturday puzzles

Sat 6:00 PM 14,671 Views 1 Comment

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)

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