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Boris Johnson ‘considering use of British Army’ to drive fuel trucks as pumps run dry
# British Fuel Crisis
# British Fuel Crisis

Boris Johnson ‘considering use of British Army’ to drive fuel trucks as pumps run dry

Updated 31 minutes ago 23,470 Views 44 Comments

There have been long waits at filling stations in the UK.

Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job
# Olaf Scholz
# Olaf Scholz

Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job

41 minutes ago 1,676 Views 1 Comment

Nicknamed “Scholzomat” for his robotic speeches, Scholz has a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
# Third Level
# Third Level

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

46 minutes ago 1,285 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

Man arrested in Derry over attempted murder of police officer
# New IRA
# New IRA

Man arrested in Derry over attempted murder of police officer

1 hour ago 2,450 Views 0 Comments

A bomb was placed beside the officer’s car at her home in Dungiven in April.

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories
# Your Rental Story
# Your Rental Story

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories

Updated 1 hour ago 16,051 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has been debating potential solutions to the country’s rental crisis.

One dead in strong quake on Greek island of Crete
# Greece
# Greece

One dead in strong quake on Greek island of Crete

1 hour ago 5,657 Views 1 Comment

The quake struck at 7.17am Irish time and measured a magnitude of 5.8.

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?

2 hours ago 6,886 Views 5 Comments

In this week’s podcast, we look at what’s behind these fears, and how the supply of electricity works.

Man to appear in court over fatal Monaghan car crash
# Clones
# Clones

Man to appear in court over fatal Monaghan car crash

2 hours ago 6,058 Views 0 Comments

The man will appear before Monaghan District Court at 10.30am today.

Young Irish people 'less likely to get vaccinated' than overall population, survey finds
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

Young Irish people 'less likely to get vaccinated' than overall population, survey finds

2 hours ago 8,734 Views 20 Comments

Vaccination rate in Ireland is highest in the EU – but 18 to 34-year-olds still showing signs of hesitancy.

Poll: Has the Covid-19 pandemic made you more open to relocating?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has the Covid-19 pandemic made you more open to relocating?

2 hours ago 8,435 Views 9 Comments

House prices are rising outside the main Irish cities.

Pádraig Harrington: 'I believe that we did our job and it just wasn’t our week'
# Rough Ryde
From The42
# Rough Ryde

Pádraig Harrington: 'I believe that we did our job and it just wasn’t our week'

3 hours ago 16,223 Views 13 Comments

The Dubliner could do little to stem the red tide all weekend.

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached
# Down Under
# Down Under

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached

3 hours ago 7,290 Views 10 Comments

Stay-at-home orders are set to be lifted when the double-dose vaccination rate hits 70%.

Over €150,000 to be given to political parties to increase number of female councillors
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Over €150,000 to be given to political parties to increase number of female councillors

3 hours ago 6,319 Views 21 Comments

Funding has been granted in a bid to increase the number of female candidates and councillors in the next local election in 2024.

Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament

4 hours ago 9,300 Views 4 Comments

Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 percent, following the recount.

Germany's Social Democrats narrowly win election as Merkel's CDU bloc sinks to historic low
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Germany's Social Democrats narrowly win election as Merkel's CDU bloc sinks to historic low

4 hours ago 16,936 Views 1 Comment
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
House prices across Ireland are 9% higher than one year ago
# Quarterly Reports
# Quarterly Reports

House prices across Ireland are 9% higher than one year ago

5 hours ago 15,181 Views 40 Comments

Inflation is highest outisde of cities, with prices rising by 13%.

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net
# Thintean Fein
# Thintean Fein

Winter Fuel Allowance payment begins this week as govt hints at widening eligibility net

5 hours ago 22,460 Views 8 Comments

The fuel allowance is an additional social welfare payment that is means-tested.

Close contact guidance for children aged 12 and under changes today - here are the new rules
# New Rules
# New Rules

Close contact guidance for children aged 12 and under changes today - here are the new rules

5 hours ago 16,744 Views 10 Comments

Asymptomatic children who become close contacts in school will no longer have to restrict their movements.

Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000
# Dating Scam
# Dating Scam

Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000

11 hours ago 50,598 Views 15 Comments
  • These fraudsters spend a number of weeks building their victims' before convincing them to start investing, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Gardaí say the full scale of the problem is not known because many victims are too embarrassed to report it.

Yesterday’s News

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion
# Home Control
From The42
# Home Control

USA crush Europe to regain Ryder Cup in record-breaking fashion

Updated 12 hours ago 67,078 Views 52 Comments

The hosts stormed to a 19-9 success.

Quiz: How well do you know The Sopranos?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know The Sopranos?

13 hours ago 28,442 Views 22 Comments

Do you know your Bada Bing from your gabagool?

Life in Lesbos: 'I thought the fire would be a turning point, but it's got progressively worse'
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Life in Lesbos: 'I thought the fire would be a turning point, but it's got progressively worse'

14 hours ago 12,198 Views 7 Comments

One year on from the blaze at the Moria refugee camp, asylum seekers are being placed in high-security camps.

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles
# Whistling Straits
From The42
# Whistling Straits

I love my team-mates so much – Rory McIlroy emotional after Ryder Cup struggles

14 hours ago 41,309 Views 36 Comments

McIlroy finished on a winning note in the singles but Shane Lowry lost out.

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt

15 hours ago 49,943 Views 44 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to save the equivalent of her mortgage payments while living with her aunt.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

15 hours ago 7,850 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum
# Marriage For All
# Marriage For All

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum

17 hours ago 14,039 Views 46 Comments

The country has authorised same-sex civil partnerships since 2007.

Brilliant Arsenal coast to derby victory against sorry Spurs
# Bragging Rights
From The42
# Bragging Rights

Brilliant Arsenal coast to derby victory against sorry Spurs

17 hours ago 23,033 Views 8 Comments

The Gunners were 3-1 winners at the Emirates Stadium.

'One person's rent is another person's income': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'One person's rent is another person's income': The week in quotes

17 hours ago 18,389 Views 15 Comments

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

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools
# New Approach
# New Approach

Holohan says it's 'right time' to ease Covid measures in schools

18 hours ago 21,278 Views 28 Comments

Contact tracing is being halted in childcare and primary schools.

Exit poll shows result is too close to call in Germany election to decide Angela Merkel’s successor
# Dead Heat
# Dead Heat

Exit poll shows result is too close to call in Germany election to decide Angela Merkel’s successor

18 hours ago 20,706 Views 3 Comments

Analysts say the trend could shift significantly due to the large number of postal votes this year.

Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament
# Althing Parliament
# Althing Parliament

Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament

19 hours ago 23,497 Views 27 Comments

Iceland does not have legal quotas on female representation in parliament.

Unsettled weather on the way as temperatures set to drop and heavy rain forecast
# Hats And Gloves
# Hats And Gloves

Unsettled weather on the way as temperatures set to drop and heavy rain forecast

20 hours ago 32,064 Views 8 Comments

Met Éireann says temperatures will fall back to “around normal for the time of year”.

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'
# Fraud Hotline
# Fraud Hotline

Permanent TSB experiencing 'extremely high call volumes due to ongoing fraud incident'

21 hours ago 127,881 Views 39 Comments

The bank has apologised to customers due to wait times on its phonelines.

Coronavirus: 1,459 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,459 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 37,443 Views 21 Comments

The latest Covid-19 case numbers were confirmed this afternoon by the Department of Health.

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated 22 hours ago 177,793 Views 42 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

Live from New York: How the Micheál Martin Show got on in America this week
# NEW YORK WEEK
# NEW YORK WEEK

Live from New York: How the Micheál Martin Show got on in America this week

23 hours ago 19,733 Views 38 Comments

For his first week in the States as Taoiseach, Micheál Martin put his best foot forward on the world’s stage.

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Mayo All-Ireland winning hero from 1951 team passes away

23 hours ago 65,319 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Prendergast was full-back on the last Mayo side to lift Sam Maguire.

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign
# Healthcare System
# Healthcare System

Non-EU doctors in Ireland to get more access to specialist training after pandemic campaign

23 hours ago 18,072 Views 23 Comments

The move has been hailed as “a very important achievement”.

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa
# South East London
# South East London

UK police arrest man on suspicion of murder of teacher Sabina Nessa

23 hours ago 14,253 Views 3 Comments

The 38-year-old man was detained in the early hours of this morning.

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