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Today’s News

Sweden gets second chance to appoint resigned leader as prime minister
# Back Again
# Back Again

Sweden gets second chance to appoint resigned leader as prime minister

15 minutes ago 757 Views 0 Comments

Magdalena Andersson has a second chance at becoming the prime minister today after her initial attempt lasted only seven hours.

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant

1 hour ago 6,845 Views 4 Comments

The Philippines also said it would temporarily suspend plans to allow fully vaccinated tourists.

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial to begin in New York
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial to begin in New York

1 hour ago 2,896 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Antigen testing regime to begin in schools today - here's how it will work
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Antigen testing regime to begin in schools today - here's how it will work

1 hour ago 11,960 Views 7 Comments

The tests are for close contacts of a confirmed case in school.

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law

7 hours ago 11,090 Views 12 Comments
  • Legal experts argue that new peat legislation disregards strict EU environmental law, writes Niall Sargent as part of Noteworthy investigation of peat extraction
  • Bill would give planning exemption to peat extraction for horticulture and pause any ongoing enforcement action until at least 2026
  • Peatland experts are also concerned the Bill is ' not compatible' with our climate action goals

Yesterday’s News

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?
# No Worries
# No Worries

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?

9 hours ago 25,932 Views 6 Comments

The Late Late Toy Show went with a classic theme this year.

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United

11 hours ago 28,015 Views 33 Comments

Jadon Sancho had given the visitors the lead in this evening’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation

11 hours ago 36,488 Views 46 Comments

The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a ‘concern’ by the World Health Organisation.

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

11 hours ago 35,701 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic

12 hours ago 23,528 Views 65 Comments

Pat’s were winners on penalties after a 1-1 draw against Bohemians.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

13 hours ago 12,232 Views 3 Comments

Your round-up of the biggest news headlines.

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum

14 hours ago 34,661 Views 37 Comments

The law provides the legal basis for the so-called Covid certificate to indicate that a person has been vaccinated or has recovered from the disease.

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final

14 hours ago 71,198 Views 0 Comments

Investigations are ongoing. There are no reports of any arrests.

Loughmore-Castleiney seal remarkable Tipp hurling and football double
# Double Vision
From The42
# Double Vision

Loughmore-Castleiney seal remarkable Tipp hurling and football double

14 hours ago 22,978 Views 13 Comments

A week after winning the county’s senior football title, the club has repeated the achievement in hurling.

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan
# Omicron
# Omicron

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan

Updated 15 hours ago 33,433 Views 79 Comments

The minister said government will heed public health advice, but added that “our people need a social life’” for their wellbeing.

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru
# Peru
# Peru

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

15 hours ago 18,004 Views 4 Comments

The deep quake affected almost half of the country, including coastal and Andean regions, and the capital Lima.

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final From The42
Live 16 hours ago

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’

16 hours ago 20,049 Views 38 Comments

The UK Brexit Minister David Frost described last week a “significant” gap remaining between the UK and the EU.

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare
# Jason Burcombe
# Jason Burcombe

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare

17 hours ago 21,316 Views 0 Comments

Jason Burcombe has been missing from Ennis since 23 November.

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights
# New Variant
# New Variant

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights

Updated 18 hours ago 38,418 Views 42 Comments

The cases emerged from 61 positive cases in passengers on planes from South Africa to Amsterdam.

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19
# Scramble
From The42
# Scramble

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19

18 hours ago 47,039 Views 28 Comments

The province will return to their Cape Town hotel for an isolation period after a round of PCR testing last night returned a positive test.

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021
# Awards
# Awards

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021

18 hours ago 14,575 Views 0 Comments

Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy won for their series Tough Start which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland

19 hours ago 54,920 Views 51 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today
# Leap
# Leap

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today

19 hours ago 31,599 Views 33 Comments

Any number of journeys taken within 90 minutes will cost a flat rate of €2.30.

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister

19 hours ago 9,871 Views 3 Comments

The president was separated from officials by a cube of transparent panels after testing positive for Covid-19.

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion

19 hours ago 39,214 Views 7 Comments

Bray’s Amy Wall has taken the kickboxing world by storm.

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?

20 hours ago 62,271 Views 129 Comments

Solar panels can be used to generate electricity or hot water.

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again
# Determination
From The42
# Determination

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again

21 hours ago 48,809 Views 3 Comments

Joe Barr chats about his new book ‘Going the Distance’.

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals
# Covid Tests
# Covid Tests

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals

22 hours ago 62,693 Views 36 Comments

The new rules do not apply for those within the Common Travel Area – including Ireland.

Sitdown Sunday: Uncovering the buried secrets of Pompeii
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Uncovering the buried secrets of Pompeii

22 hours ago 14,143 Views 0 Comments

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

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis

23 hours ago 21,500 Views 18 Comments

UN officials have warned of a humanitarian disaster.

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'
# James Talbot
From The42
# James Talbot

'What would winning the FAI Cup with Bohs mean? Everything. Full stop'

23 hours ago 10,252 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians goalkeeper James Talbot talks to The42 about falling back in love with football after leaving Sunderland, Cristiano Ronaldo, and playing GAA for Ballymun.

NPHET meeting and considering further measures after Omicron variant detected in Europe
# Omicron
# Omicron

NPHET meeting and considering further measures after Omicron variant detected in Europe

Sun 7:35 AM 96,679 Views 119 Comments

The new variant has not yet been detected in Ireland.

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves today
# It's Christmaaaaaaas
# It's Christmaaaaaaas

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves today

Sun 7:00 AM 22,904 Views 26 Comments

Everyone’s favourite festive radio station will be broadcasting from midday.

'Unchallenged misinformation' has led to very low vaccine uptake in migrant communities
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Unchallenged misinformation' has led to very low vaccine uptake in migrant communities

Sun 6:30 AM 25,334 Views 56 Comments

Conspiracy theories were allowed to take hold in certain communities here, experts have warned.

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Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit
# Trade Winds
# Trade Winds

Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit

Sun 12:05 AM 47,050 Views 23 Comments
  • The volume of cargo going through the Wexford port has ballooned by 55% this year
  • A big increase in direct trade with Europe is driving the change, writes Ian Curran
  • Irish businesses are finding new customers and new suppliers in Europe as an alternative to Britain

Saturday 27 November, 2021

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents
# Blow It Up Ref!
From The42
# Blow It Up Ref!

Benfica see Portuguese league game abandoned in second half as Covid chaos decimates opponents

Sat 10:49 PM 51,024 Views 9 Comments

Belenenses could name only nine players in their starting line-up, including two goalkeepers.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Presidents of Ireland?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about the Presidents of Ireland?

Sat 10:00 PM 48,373 Views 14 Comments

Who loved golf and who likes spending time in a convent?

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