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Today’s News

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?

28 minutes ago 6,533 Views 20 Comments

Would you consider a turkey-less Christmas?

Sitdown Sunday: A road trip with Ireland's most exciting hip hop acts
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: A road trip with Ireland's most exciting hip hop acts

1 hour ago 3,617 Views 0 Comments

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

Repatriation flight for 156 people returning to Ireland leaves Morocco
# Omicron
# Omicron

Repatriation flight for 156 people returning to Ireland leaves Morocco

1 hour ago 10,647 Views 3 Comments

Morocco has banned all incoming flights for at least two weeks.

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano

2 hours ago 7,002 Views 2 Comments

The Mount Semeru volcano erupted yesterday.

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?

2 hours ago 15,111 Views 30 Comments

Nine to 12 year-olds are now required to wear face masks in Ireland.

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley

3 hours ago 7,077 Views 2 Comments

The Republic of Ireland captain will fly the flag on the big stage.

Therapy services at special school still not restored despite Taoiseach's assurances
# Education
# Education

Therapy services at special school still not restored despite Taoiseach's assurances

3 hours ago 7,594 Views 1 Comment

One child has been taken out of the school because of the lack of on-site clinicians with the relevant skills.

'This will not happen in my classroom': Online anti-mask teacher group say they will fight new rules
# Pushback
# Pushback

'This will not happen in my classroom': Online anti-mask teacher group say they will fight new rules

10 hours ago 37,792 Views 0 Comments

Many teachers in the group have said they will not comply with the new rules.

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Luxury meets industry at this €750k Kinsale renovation that’s far from run of the mill

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know Britney Spears' music?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Britney Spears' music?

12 hours ago 31,426 Views 11 Comments

She turned 40 this week, let’s celebrate her a bit.

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?
# In Flux
From The42
# In Flux

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?

Updated 12 hours ago 34,324 Views 15 Comments

The southern province have some highly experienced players available.

'I hope one day he finds a manager that plays him more than I do'
# Super Sub
From The42
# Super Sub

'I hope one day he finds a manager that plays him more than I do'

Updated 13 hours ago 55,954 Views 19 Comments

Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Divock Origi after the Belgian scored another important goal for Liverpool.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 9,222 Views 5 Comments

Your round-up of today’s headlines.

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol
# Article 16
# Article 16

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol

14 hours ago 18,035 Views 14 Comments

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'

15 hours ago 14,331 Views 0 Comments

Mia de Faoite documents the horror and abuse that come with prostitution and trafficking and says society must not forget these women.

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast
# Paramilitaries
# Paramilitaries

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast

15 hours ago 12,792 Views 14 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been arrested.

Five bodies found at house in Germany
# Bodies Found
# Bodies Found

Five bodies found at house in Germany

16 hours ago 62,313 Views 9 Comments

The discovery was made at a house near Berlin.

Origi nets last-gasp winner for Liverpool at Wolves
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Origi nets last-gasp winner for Liverpool at Wolves

16 hours ago 23,887 Views 17 Comments

The substitute fired in from close range just as it looked like the Reds would fail to score for the first time in eight months.

Amazon pair charged over stolen parcels in Dublin
# Court
# Court

Amazon pair charged over stolen parcels in Dublin

16 hours ago 62,611 Views 0 Comments

The two men appeared before Dublin District Court today.

Have you seen Monika? Gardaí concerned for Letterkenny resident's welfare
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Monika? Gardaí concerned for Letterkenny resident's welfare

18 hours ago 20,628 Views 0 Comments

Monika Furgal (39) went missing from her Letterkenny home on Thursday.

'Deepening Atlantic depression' to bring rain and wind on Tuesday and Wednesday
# Wet And Windy
# Wet And Windy

'Deepening Atlantic depression' to bring rain and wind on Tuesday and Wednesday

19 hours ago 30,127 Views 27 Comments

There will be strong winds and heavy rainfall for part of next week.

'I am still able to hack it around like I do on the golf course' - Donaghy chasing Kerry glory at 38
# Kieran Donaghy
From The42
# Kieran Donaghy

'I am still able to hack it around like I do on the golf course' - Donaghy chasing Kerry glory at 38

Updated 19 hours ago 23,445 Views 6 Comments

The veteran forward remains central to the Austin Stacks challenge as they face tomorrow’s county final.

Gardaí issue further appeal for witnesses to Tallaght shooting
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Gardaí issue further appeal for witnesses to Tallaght shooting

20 hours ago 19,017 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are also appealing to anyone who knows of any person who “sustained unexplained burn injuries” in the past 24 hours to contact them.

Coronavirus: 5,622 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 5,622 new cases confirmed in Ireland

20 hours ago 85,852 Views 152 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Varadkar says public should 'not lose heart' as patient numbers drop below 500
# Hospital Numbers
# Hospital Numbers

Varadkar says public should 'not lose heart' as patient numbers drop below 500

20 hours ago 42,049 Views 84 Comments

The Táinaiste says the fall in patient numbers is a sign health measures are working.

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia
# Volcano
# Volcano

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia

20 hours ago 14,449 Views 7 Comments

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

'We lost mam to suicide. It was the hardest thing I have ever been through in my entire life'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'We lost mam to suicide. It was the hardest thing I have ever been through in my entire life'

Updated 21 hours ago 98,719 Views 10 Comments

Fermanagh footballer Brenda Bannon speaks about the loss of her mother and how counselling helped her with bereavement.

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'

22 hours ago 24,226 Views 32 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, or simply ‘The Treaty’, was signed on 6 December 1921.

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted
# Donal Fallon
# Donal Fallon

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted

22 hours ago 16,253 Views 12 Comments

There was huge interest in the representatives of republican Ireland in some sections of London society, Donal Fallon writes.

Thousands in the UK enter eighth day without power following Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Thousands in the UK enter eighth day without power following Storm Arwen

22 hours ago 12,571 Views 5 Comments

Forecasters have warned almost freezing temperatures will hit parts of the UK over the weekend.

Parents of teenager accused over Michigan school shooting arrested
# Ethan Crumbley
# Ethan Crumbley

Parents of teenager accused over Michigan school shooting arrested

Updated 23 hours ago 53,419 Views 1 Comment

They were charged after investigators in Michigan said the husband bought the gun used by Ethan Crumbley.

'My son's been thrown under the bus': Warning that mask rules leave Deaf children 'isolated' in school
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'My son's been thrown under the bus': Warning that mask rules leave Deaf children 'isolated' in school

23 hours ago 29,556 Views 56 Comments

Since Wednesday, children aged 9-12 have been required to wear masks in school.

The Irishman working with Ronan O'Gara and La Rochelle on 'themeing'
# CONNECTION
From The42
# CONNECTION

The Irishman working with Ronan O'Gara and La Rochelle on 'themeing'

Sat 10:00 AM 27,496 Views 4 Comments

Mullingar man David Sharkey has been consulting behind the scenes with the French club.

Garda appeal after teenage girl on scooter seriously injured in collision
# Dublin 12
# Dublin 12

Garda appeal after teenage girl on scooter seriously injured in collision

Sat 9:52 AM 35,298 Views 33 Comments

The teenager was travelling on Walkinstown Avenue on a push scooter when she was hit by a van on Wednesday.

Poll: Will you limit indoor visits to three other households at a time for the next while?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you limit indoor visits to three other households at a time for the next while?

Sat 8:30 AM 63,807 Views 158 Comments

The government issued new guidance on visits to private homes in the weeks ahead.

The man who discovered Joe Schmidt, got a bollocking off Cheika and transformed Leinster
# UNSUNG HERO
From The42
# UNSUNG HERO

The man who discovered Joe Schmidt, got a bollocking off Cheika and transformed Leinster

Sat 8:00 AM 33,592 Views 9 Comments

Mick Dawson reflects on his 20 years as Leinster’s chief executive and their journey from leaky portakabins to one of the biggest clubs in the world.

US intelligence finds Russia planning Ukraine invasion
# Putin
# Putin

US intelligence finds Russia planning Ukraine invasion

Sat 7:33 AM 37,146 Views 46 Comments

It comes as Russia has picked up its demands on Biden to guarantee that Ukraine will not be allowed to join Nato.

I wrote on a piece of paper: 'Another lonely Christmas!’ and stuck it on the wall of my room
# Life In Direct Provision
# Life In Direct Provision

I wrote on a piece of paper: 'Another lonely Christmas!’ and stuck it on the wall of my room

Sat 7:00 AM 30,283 Views 7 Comments

Activist and artist Vukašin Nedeljković writes about their three years in Direct Provision, and showing people the ‘everyday realities’ of asylum seekers.

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