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Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster

1 hour ago 7,130 Views 1 Comment

This week, our reader is busy renovating her home, which she purchased with her partner in August.

Hamilton edges out Verstappen in crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title race heads to the wire
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton edges out Verstappen in crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title race heads to the wire

1 hour ago 11,494 Views 20 Comments

The title will be decided at the final race in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

1 hour ago 2,183 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Pope calls Europe's neglect of migrants 'the shipwreck of civilisation' during Lesbos visit
# Greece
# Greece

Pope calls Europe's neglect of migrants 'the shipwreck of civilisation' during Lesbos visit

1 hour ago 3,525 Views 19 Comments

The pontiff said Europe was “torn by nationalist egoism”.

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland

Updated 1 hour ago 31,960 Views 46 Comments

Ireland is exempt from further rules on testing announced yesterday for people travelling to the UK.

Clashes erupt at Brussels protest against Covid rules
# Brussels
# Brussels

Clashes erupt at Brussels protest against Covid rules

2 hours ago 8,926 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of people gathered in Brussels to demonstrate against the latest restrictions announced on Friday.

Bob Dole, former US Senate leader and presidential candidate, dies aged 98
# RIP
# RIP

Bob Dole, former US Senate leader and presidential candidate, dies aged 98

3 hours ago 9,088 Views 7 Comments

Dole announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

Status Orange and Yellow warnings issued ahead of Storm Barra next week
# Storm Barra
# Storm Barra

Status Orange and Yellow warnings issued ahead of Storm Barra next week

Updated 3 hours ago 71,325 Views 33 Comments

The weather warnings will be in place for the country on Tuesday and early Wednesday.

Taliban reject claims of 'summary killings' of ex-security forces
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban reject claims of 'summary killings' of ex-security forces

3 hours ago 7,387 Views 6 Comments

Allied Western countries called on the Taliban to end the targeted killings of former members of Afghan security forces.

Fred strike gets Manchester United's Rangnick Era off to a winning start
# Good One Fred
From The42
# Good One Fred

Fred strike gets Manchester United's Rangnick Era off to a winning start

Updated 3 hours ago 21,492 Views 28 Comments

Fred struck 13 minutes from time to give United a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace.

Austin Stacks celebrate Kerry senior glory after final test against rivals Kerins O'Rahillys
# The Rockies
From The42
# The Rockies

Austin Stacks celebrate Kerry senior glory after final test against rivals Kerins O'Rahillys

4 hours ago 16,523 Views 0 Comments

The Tralee derby took centre stage today in the Kingdom.

New Covid measures would lift if Omicron risks don't meet 'worst fears', Minister says
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New Covid measures would lift if Omicron risks don't meet 'worst fears', Minister says

Updated 4 hours ago 33,603 Views 83 Comments

The government agreed a number of new measures on hospitality and household visits on Friday.

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting
# Thomas Massie
# Thomas Massie

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting

5 hours ago 35,460 Views 53 Comments

Parents of school shooting victims and fellow lawmakers accused Massie of insensitivity following a recent Michigan shooting.

One-third of ambulance delays lasting more than one hour experienced in Wexford, Cork and Kerry
# Delays
# Delays

One-third of ambulance delays lasting more than one hour experienced in Wexford, Cork and Kerry

5 hours ago 7,955 Views 9 Comments

In two instances in the first half of this year, there was a more than two-hour delay in paramedics arriving after being called.

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Luxury meets industry at this €750k Kinsale renovation that’s far from run of the mill
Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party
# Dominic Raab
# Dominic Raab

Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party

7 hours ago 35,385 Views 22 Comments

Dominic Raab said it would have been a breach of Covid restrictions if Downing Street staff held a party last year.

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity
# Christmas Market
# Christmas Market

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity

7 hours ago 20,745 Views 23 Comments

After operating at a limited capacity last year, the market is now back with a full trading capacity.

Coronavirus: 5,156 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 5,156 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 57,665 Views 95 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccine Approval
# Vaccine Approval

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11

8 hours ago 8,993 Views 21 Comments

“It is about keeping our kids safe, keeping our families safe, keeping all Australians safe,” Australia’s Health Minister said.

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to ex-governor brother with accusations
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to ex-governor brother with accusations

9 hours ago 16,676 Views 39 Comments

The network has said it will continue to investigate their former staffer’s conduct ‘as appropriate’.

Fionnuala McCormack smashes her personal best to finish 5th at Valencia Marathon
# Flying Fionnuala
From The42
# Flying Fionnuala

Fionnuala McCormack smashes her personal best to finish 5th at Valencia Marathon

9 hours ago 15,376 Views 9 Comments

McCormack’s time of 2:23:58 is second only to Catherina McKiernan’s national record.

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

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?

11 hours ago 56,842 Views 102 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

12 hours ago 14,096 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 arrives in Ireland from  Morocco
# Omicron
# Omicron

Repatriation flight for 156 people arrives in Ireland from Morocco

12 hours ago 28,278 Views 17 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

13 hours ago 15,349 Views 3 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?

13 hours ago 27,774 Views 56 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

14 hours ago 15,760 Views 3 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

14 hours ago 13,503 Views 9 Comments

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

20 hours ago 56,342 Views 0 Comments

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

Yesterday’s News

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

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

23 hours ago 43,285 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 23 hours ago 43,147 Views 16 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 Sat 8:35 PM 68,399 Views 28 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

Sat 8:16 PM 10,736 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

Sat 8:00 PM 24,266 Views 17 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'

Sat 7:00 PM 17,721 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

Sat 6:52 PM 15,232 Views 16 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

Sat 5:49 PM 70,067 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

Sat 5:16 PM 25,890 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

Sat 5:07 PM 72,334 Views 0 Comments

The two men appeared before Dublin District Court today.

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