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Property prices jump 14% with regional areas still rising faster than Dublin
# Residential Property
# Residential Property

Property prices jump 14% with regional areas still rising faster than Dublin

13 minutes ago 1,128 Views 5 Comments

It’s the 13th consecutive month of rising property prices.

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him

Updated 1 hour ago 45,573 Views 41 Comments

Downing Street said Johnson would have further meetings with MPs today as he attempted to shore up support on his backbenches.

National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall
# Orchestral Manoeuvres
# Orchestral Manoeuvres

National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall

1 hour ago 4,049 Views 5 Comments

The three RTÉ choirs, the Philharmonic Choir, Cór Linn and Cór na nÓg, will also transfer to the National Concert Hall from 24 January.

Coronavirus: 12,138 new cases announced in Ireland, with 52 deaths notified in the past week
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 12,138 new cases announced in Ireland, with 52 deaths notified in the past week

1 hour ago 41,676 Views 48 Comments

910 people are in hospital with Covid-19, including 90 in intensive care.

'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women
# Gender-based Violence
# Gender-based Violence

'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women

Updated 1 hour ago 6,281 Views 0 Comments

Tributes were also paid to Ashling Murphy, who was laid to rest in Offaly yesterday

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

2 hours ago 24,634 Views 84 Comments

Connacht’s Cian Prendergast is also involved as a development player.

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

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

Updated 2 hours ago 188,231 Views 216 Comments

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

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted as British monarchy distances itself from him
# Duke Of York
# Duke Of York

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted as British monarchy distances itself from him

3 hours ago 24,504 Views 0 Comments

It comes as a woman claiming she saw him with his accuser in a London nightclub said she is willing to give evidence against him.

Explainer: What's the latest with Russia-Ukraine tensions and is an invasion likely?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What's the latest with Russia-Ukraine tensions and is an invasion likely?

3 hours ago 7,323 Views 24 Comments
  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Ukraine today ahead of talks with Russia on Friday.
  • Moscow has been accused of massing tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine in preparation for an invasion.
  • The conflict in eastern Ukraine has so far left more than 13,000 dead.
Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday

3 hours ago 4,887 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old, from Co Louth, is accused of being a member of Islamic State and financing terrorism.

Problem with schools helpline that prevented antigens being registered is fixed, HSE says
# Covid In Schools
# Covid In Schools

Problem with schools helpline that prevented antigens being registered is fixed, HSE says

4 hours ago 5,529 Views 3 Comments

Principals first raised the issue on social media, saying that they were unable to register positive antigen tests with the hotline.

Payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television jailed for two years

5 hours ago 21,824 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Kellie Walton worked as a payroll administrator with the company since 2006 and began stealing money in 2009.

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead
# Measures
# Measures

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead

Updated 6 hours ago 37,576 Views 54 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

6 hours ago 12,102 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

7 hours ago 12,041 Views 49 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 7 hours ago 95,107 Views 0 Comments

The man is being detained in Tullamore Garda Station.

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

Poll: Do you like U2's music?

7 hours ago 42,886 Views 61 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

7 hours ago 21,302 Views 42 Comments

However, Frank Feighan was criticised during the Oireachtas committee for his approach to drug policy.

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

9 hours ago 11,061 Views 23 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

9 hours ago 6,291 Views 23 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 10 hours ago 18,954 Views 12 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

10 hours ago 21,195 Views 23 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

10 hours ago 11,695 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

11 hours ago 13,246 Views 1 Comment

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

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

11 hours ago 33,762 Views 32 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

11 hours ago 9,241 Views 14 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

18 hours ago 33,135 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

19 hours ago 23,567 Views 31 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

20 hours ago 18,335 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

20 hours ago 50,655 Views 21 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

20 hours ago 30,931 Views 12 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

21 hours ago 15,075 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 22 hours ago 29,185 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

23 hours ago 48,337 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

Tue 6:51 PM 42,687 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

Tue 6:36 PM 24,331 Views 70 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

Tue 6:30 PM 27,056 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 Tue 5:55 PM 70,849 Views 98 Comments

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

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