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Coronavirus: 1,432 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,432 new cases confirmed in Ireland

8 minutes ago 4,046 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare
# M7
# M7

Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare

9 minutes ago 1,791 Views 1 Comment

The female pedestrian was brought to University Hospital Tallaght after the collision.

Murder accused claimed wife was stabbed after he tried to grab knife from her hand
# Anne Colomines
# Anne Colomines

Murder accused claimed wife was stabbed after he tried to grab knife from her hand

33 minutes ago 2,626 Views 0 Comments

The accused told a garda it was “50/50 blame on both sides” and that he “tried to make her stop”.

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday

Updated 44 minutes ago 20,987 Views 27 Comments

The figures were released today.

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
# Late Stage
From The42
# Late Stage

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals

1 hour ago 3,539 Views 2 Comments

‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry
# Best International Film
# Best International Film

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry

1 hour ago 1,763 Views 2 Comments

The film is set in Connemara and is based on characters in Donal Ryan’s novel The Thing About December.

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back
# Lease Agreements
# Lease Agreements

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back

1 hour ago 8,014 Views 32 Comments

The claim was made in the Dáil during a debate on a Labour party bill.

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

Updated 2 hours ago 8,277 Views 22 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign

2 hours ago 3,960 Views 10 Comments

People are being urged to think about what the unintended consequences of their actions might be.

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly
# One That Got Away
From The42
# One That Got Away

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly

Updated 2 hours ago 32,732 Views 12 Comments

Mary Fowler was a shining light for the Matildas last night – a reminder of what could have been.

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

3 hours ago 10,378 Views 23 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it
# Stalking Bill
# Stalking Bill

Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it

4 hours ago 7,097 Views 3 Comments

Stalking Ireland has worked with Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers on the bill.

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?

4 hours ago 14,172 Views 16 Comments

Prices have been rising in recent months – but has that encouraged you to change?

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles

5 hours ago 15,950 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are working to identify the rightful owners of the stolen bikes.

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months
# Not Stopping Yet
# Not Stopping Yet

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months

5 hours ago 12,345 Views 5 Comments

Authorities said dangers still lie ahead, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain.

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney
# New Normal
From The42
# New Normal

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney

Updated 5 hours ago 22,572 Views 10 Comments

Former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney isn’t ruling out one last move before retiring from rugby.

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative

5 hours ago 9,643 Views 6 Comments

Dublin City Council closed off two Dublin Street to traffic to facilitate outdoor dining

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be
# Vaccine Centres
# Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be

6 hours ago 8,121 Views 9 Comments

It’s part of a ‘vaccination week’ initiative which aims to maximise uptake.

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

7 hours ago 16,844 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57
# Stanford Blatch
# Stanford Blatch

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57

7 hours ago 37,526 Views 9 Comments

Garson also starred in White Collar and appeared in numerous hit shows and films.

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
# Derry
# Derry

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

8 hours ago 5,248 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested in Derry this morning.

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad

Updated 9 hours ago 14,314 Views 19 Comments

Zebo was a notable omission when a 50-man Ireland squad gathered last week.

FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues

9 hours ago 32,587 Views 19 Comments

The 22-year-old’s body was discovered on Sunday.

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

9 hours ago 18,233 Views 14 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."
China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change

10 hours ago 10,024 Views 24 Comments

China could shut 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries.

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake
# Australia
# Australia

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

10 hours ago 40,576 Views 4 Comments

The earthquake was the largest to rattle Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck in 2019.

Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?
# Ivermectin As Treatment
# Ivermectin As Treatment

Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?

10 hours ago 18,544 Views 40 Comments

The professor says it’s important to look in depth at the evidence using a critical theoretical framework, or ask someone else who can do this.

Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water
# Water Workers
# Water Workers

Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water

11 hours ago 13,279 Views 25 Comments

Discussions took place during the summer and they are set to resume again in mid-October.

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician

17 hours ago 45,239 Views 70 Comments
  • Individuals who organised and attended these protests have pledged to continue with these types of demonstrations on a weekly basis, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The demonstrations have been widely condemned by both government and opposition politicians.

Yesterday’s News

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed
# Mary O'callaghan
# Mary O'callaghan

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed

19 hours ago 61,765 Views 31 Comments

Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 18 months.

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

19 hours ago 29,429 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief

19 hours ago 48,783 Views 33 Comments

Alejandro Mayorkas wouldn’t say whether they reflected mistreatment or abuse, deferring instead to a promised investigation.

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win
# Starting XI
From The42
# Starting XI

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win

Updated 20 hours ago 61,025 Views 38 Comments

It finished 3-0 for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Carrow Road.

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution
# $100 Billion
# $100 Billion

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution

Updated 20 hours ago 11,154 Views 8 Comments

The US president told the UN that the world was approaching a point of no return.

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
# Trial
# Trial

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court

20 hours ago 31,611 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia
# The Mighty Quinns
From The42
# The Mighty Quinns

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia

20 hours ago 21,444 Views 5 Comments

Fans returned for the Girls In Green’s last run-out before the World Cup qualifying campaign.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

20 hours ago 7,059 Views 0 Comments

Here are the stories which made the headlines today.

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines
# New York
# New York

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines

21 hours ago 21,848 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach held a number of bilateral meetings at the UN in New York today.

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