Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Saturday 27 November 2021

Today’s News

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy
# English Channel
# English Channel

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy

50 minutes ago 1,945 Views 2 Comments

Relatives identified 24-year-old Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin.

UK identifies two cases of Omicron Covid variant
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

UK identifies two cases of Omicron Covid variant

1 hour ago 58,589 Views 64 Comments

The new variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a high risk by the EU.

Two dead across UK, NI as Storm Arwen brings 100-mile-an-hour winds
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Two dead across UK, NI as Storm Arwen brings 100-mile-an-hour winds

2 hours ago 8,402 Views 7 Comments

The UK’s meteorological service has issued a rare “red weather” warning, with wind gusts of almost 100 miles (160 kilometres) per hour.

61 cases on Dutch flight being examined for Omicron
# Positive Cases
# Positive Cases

61 cases on Dutch flight being examined for Omicron

3 hours ago 32,537 Views 53 Comments

The positive cases, found in a group of around 600 passengers, will be examined to see if they are the new Omicron variant.

Coronavirus: 4,791 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 4,791 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 42,670 Views 78 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?

4 hours ago 40,675 Views 58 Comments

Many travel rules still apply across the world.

Today to stay cold and windy after Storm Arwen batters parts of UK
# Windy
# Windy

Today to stay cold and windy after Storm Arwen batters parts of UK

5 hours ago 8,740 Views 1 Comment

A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for counties in Northern Ireland until 6pm this evening.

Git and Bucko: A Cup final with the heart and soul of Dublin
# Dubliners
From The42
# Dubliners

Git and Bucko: A Cup final with the heart and soul of Dublin

5 hours ago 12,246 Views 2 Comments

Ahead of tomorrow’s FAI Cup final, The42 met Bohemians captain Keith Buckley and St Patrick’s Athletic playmaker Chris Forrester for a tour of the places closest to them in the capital.

Prof Ruairí Brugha: Four questions people have about Ireland's approach to Covid-19 right now
# Opinion
# Opinion

Prof Ruairí Brugha: Four questions people have about Ireland's approach to Covid-19 right now

7 hours ago 29,813 Views 35 Comments

People need hope – but they also want answers about what’s happening with Covid in Ireland right now, writes Prof Ruairí Brugha.

Keith Earls: 'After going on The Late, Late, I thought 'sh**, have I given too much away?’
# Fight Of The Earls
From The42
# Fight Of The Earls

Keith Earls: 'After going on The Late, Late, I thought 'sh**, have I given too much away?’

7 hours ago 24,174 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland international was initially nervous about speaking about his mental health issues but the public reaction to his heartfelt interview on The Late Late Show has been overwhelmingly positive.

Tributes paid to composer Stephen Sondheim who has died aged 91
# Broadway
# Broadway

Tributes paid to composer Stephen Sondheim who has died aged 91

7 hours ago 12,921 Views 9 Comments

The US lyricist and composer is best known for works including West Side Story and Sweeney Todd.

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'

8 hours ago 34,149 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians and Ireland U21 player Ross Tierney on emerging from ‘a dark place’.

'Every day counts': European countries scramble to regain control over surging coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Every day counts': European countries scramble to regain control over surging coronavirus

9 hours ago 20,061 Views 20 Comments

Several European countries are reintroducing restrictions as they work to roll out booster programmes.

The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show

15 hours ago 70,482 Views 48 Comments

Mystery phone bidder Tony Holohan, ringing the bell on cancer, and Hakuna Matata master Kellie Harrington.

'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays
# Delay
# Delay

'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays

15 hours ago 53,874 Views 33 Comments
  • Parents are paying private companies more than twice the going rate to get birth certs for their children, Órla Ryan reports
  • There are long delays in registering children's births in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow
  • This is having a knock-on effect on them being issued with birth certs and applying for social welfare benefits

Yesterday’s News

Cash and designer bags seized after 24 raids in Dublin and Meath
# CAB
# CAB

Cash and designer bags seized after 24 raids in Dublin and Meath

17 hours ago 29,825 Views 6 Comments

Eleven professional properties and 11 residential properties were among those searched.

Quiz: How well do you remember these toy crazes?
# Toy Time
# Toy Time

Quiz: How well do you remember these toy crazes?

17 hours ago 43,640 Views 17 Comments

And there’s one… for everyone in the audience!

Joy for UCD as they beat beleagured Waterford to seal Premier Division status
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Joy for UCD as they beat beleagured Waterford to seal Premier Division status

17 hours ago 20,755 Views 12 Comments

It ended a miserable few days for Waterford, who will spend next season in the second tier.

WHO designates new Covid strain as 'variant of concern' and names it Omicron
# Omicron
# Omicron

WHO designates new Covid strain as 'variant of concern' and names it Omicron

Updated 17 hours ago 44,734 Views 74 Comments

The US pharmaceutical company Moderna has said that it will develop a booster shot against Omicron.

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
# Patrick Harte
# Patrick Harte

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago

18 hours ago 31,472 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.

Connacht secure bonus-point victory over the Ospreys to move up to sixth in the URC
# On Song
From The42
# On Song

Connacht secure bonus-point victory over the Ospreys to move up to sixth in the URC

18 hours ago 20,050 Views 28 Comments

Connacht defeated Ospreys 46-18 at the Sportsground tonight.

Munster still in South Africa and facing 10-day quarantine on return home
# URC
From The42
# URC

Munster still in South Africa and facing 10-day quarantine on return home

18 hours ago 28,385 Views 11 Comments

Health minister Stephen Donnelly has said that new restrictions for people travelling to Ireland from several southern African countries would apply ‘regardless of status’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

18 hours ago 7,905 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Man dies after his car was hit by falling tree in Co Antrim
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Man dies after his car was hit by falling tree in Co Antrim

19 hours ago 16,991 Views 1 Comment

The Met Office has issued a rare red alert for parts of Scotland and the north of England.

Six sent for trial over Ashton Dog Pound investigation
# On Trial
# On Trial

Six sent for trial over Ashton Dog Pound investigation

20 hours ago 25,514 Views 0 Comments

They are due to stand trial on 28 January.

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine

Updated 20 hours ago 124,473 Views 57 Comments

Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands are among countries to have already banned visitors from South Africa.

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets ready to roar in tonight's chat show war
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets ready to roar in tonight's chat show war

21 hours ago 14,841 Views 21 Comments

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK
# Protests
# Protests

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK

21 hours ago 13,559 Views 7 Comments

Fishing crews blocked ports and ferry traffic across the Channel in the continuing row over post-Brexit fishing licences.

Coronavirus: 4,620 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 4,620 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 56,936 Views 50 Comments

Two groups representing doctors released a statement this evening urging people to follow the public-health measures.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

21 hours ago 25,990 Views 6 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Rumours of a mid-December lockdown abound but here's why no-one actually knows if it's happening
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Rumours of a mid-December lockdown abound but here's why no-one actually knows if it's happening

21 hours ago 59,144 Views 43 Comments

Rumours of a Christmas lockdown have been swirling on social media in recent days.

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter
# Channel Tragedy
# Channel Tragedy

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter

Updated 22 hours ago 63,725 Views 62 Comments

Johnson last night asked France to take back all migrants who cross the Channel.

Revenue officers seize 2.4 kilos of MDMA from man at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Revenue officers seize 2.4 kilos of MDMA from man at Dublin Airport

22 hours ago 14,875 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made on 18 November.

Penneys to create 700 new jobs with 250 million euro investment
# Penneys
# Penneys

Penneys to create 700 new jobs with 250 million euro investment

22 hours ago 17,330 Views 18 Comments

The Tanaiste said the expansion was an enormous vote of confidence in the Irish retail sector.

Nearly 9,000 in emergency accommodation in October as 'worrying' upwards trend continues
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Nearly 9,000 in emergency accommodation in October as 'worrying' upwards trend continues

Fri 3:13 PM 10,552 Views 15 Comments

2,500 children were living in emergency accommodation last month.

Man arrested for 'brothel-keeping' as part of garda action on human trafficking
# Garda Operation
# Garda Operation

Man arrested for 'brothel-keeping' as part of garda action on human trafficking

Fri 2:59 PM 28,557 Views 0 Comments

As a result of the initiative, one female victim of sexual labour/exploitation was identified.

Cork's Eoin Cadogan announces retirement from inter-county hurling
# Dual Star
From The42
# Dual Star

Cork's Eoin Cadogan announces retirement from inter-county hurling

Fri 2:45 PM 16,718 Views 6 Comments

The Douglas man won an All-Ireland football title in 2010.

Explainer: What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?
# B11529
# B11529

Explainer: What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

Fri 2:34 PM 46,324 Views 66 Comments

The B.1.1.529 variant has first been found in cases in parts of Africa and Asia.

1 2 3 4 5