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Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland
# Halloween
# Halloween

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland

2 hours ago 1,997 Views 8 Comments
  • Supply chains and post-Brexit paperwork in the UK may be to blame for the illegal trade in Fireworks in Ireland.
  • Gardaí and Customs have made seizures but in general sources said possessions have reduced.
  • Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.

Yesterday’s News

Government advised that Covid certs, masks and social distancing should remain beyond Friday
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Government advised that Covid certs, masks and social distancing should remain beyond Friday

Updated 3 hours ago 37,822 Views 66 Comments

Booster shots have been recommended for the over 60s.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

4 hours ago 3,078 Views 1 Comment

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

British Army veteran on trial for attempted murder during the Troubles dies of Covid
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

British Army veteran on trial for attempted murder during the Troubles dies of Covid

4 hours ago 26,473 Views 49 Comments

Dennis Hutchings was on trial for the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in 1974.

Murder investigation launched after man's body discovered in Derry
# Murder Probe
# Murder Probe

Murder investigation launched after man's body discovered in Derry

4 hours ago 5,015 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in the Magherafelt area of Derry.

McGuinness howler hands 10-man Rovers draw at home to Bohs
# Dublin Derby
From The42
# Dublin Derby

McGuinness howler hands 10-man Rovers draw at home to Bohs

5 hours ago 9,854 Views 8 Comments

It finished 1-1 at Tallaght Stadium.

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis following search of stolen van
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis following search of stolen van

5 hours ago 16,235 Views 16 Comments

One man was arrested.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

5 hours ago 6,164 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Southend to be given city status in tribute to murdered MP David Amess
# Parliamentary Tributes
# Parliamentary Tributes

Southend to be given city status in tribute to murdered MP David Amess

Updated 6 hours ago 29,619 Views 10 Comments

The killing of the veteran parliamentarian at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea has led to fresh scrutiny over the security of MPs.

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander

6 hours ago 7,726 Views 12 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement
# Hanging Up The Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up The Boots

Kerry's Tommy Walsh announces inter-county retirement

Updated 6 hours ago 18,898 Views 8 Comments

The long-serving player confirmed his decision earlier today.

Maths Week: Monday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Monday puzzle

6 hours ago 12,531 Views 15 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years

7 hours ago 37,972 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

8 hours ago 13,059 Views 7 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Serving garda ‘off his face’ on cocaine when he tried to choke ex, court hears
# Jailed
# Jailed

Serving garda ‘off his face’ on cocaine when he tried to choke ex, court hears

8 hours ago 43,322 Views 0 Comments

The garda received a three-month prison sentence.

INTO calls for immediate reintroduction of student Covid testing as school closes after outbreak
# Wexford
# Wexford

INTO calls for immediate reintroduction of student Covid testing as school closes after outbreak

Updated 9 hours ago 31,610 Views 38 Comments

Vicky Barron said that it is clear that there are “serious flaws” in the guidance.

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured
# Courts
# Courts

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured

9 hours ago 24,261 Views 0 Comments

The trial is being held at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

9 hours ago 49,660 Views 131 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison
# Deadline
From The42
# Deadline

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison

Updated 9 hours ago 57,134 Views 13 Comments

Lucas Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order.

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months

11 hours ago 41,901 Views 1 Comment

The man was convicted of defilement by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May.

Man who raided a supermarket with a toy gun given five-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raided a supermarket with a toy gun given five-year sentence

11 hours ago 18,188 Views 14 Comments

David Savage (29) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth
# New Home
From The42
# New Home

Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth

11 hours ago 28,156 Views 9 Comments

The Republic of Ireland player spent the last months as a free agent following his departure from Burnley.

17% increase in domestic abuse calls to gardaí last year, report finds
# Garda Annual Report
# Garda Annual Report

17% increase in domestic abuse calls to gardaí last year, report finds

11 hours ago 6,214 Views 8 Comments

The figures were contained in the force’s annual report for 2020, which was published today.

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square
# I'm A Little Teapot
# I'm A Little Teapot

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

13 hours ago 26,236 Views 30 Comments

Smithfield Utah is the second of six sculptures being created as part of Dublin City Council’s Sculpture Dublin initiative.

Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications
# RIP
# RIP

Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications

13 hours ago 65,585 Views 47 Comments

The former US Secretary of State’s family made a statement about it on social media.

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

14 hours ago 13,579 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol

14 hours ago 14,793 Views 25 Comments

The EU said a ‘very intense period of discussions’ has begun but suggested they may not include the role of the European Court of Justice.

Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'
# Rumours
From The42
# Rumours

Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'

14 hours ago 22,318 Views 10 Comments

The Mayo manager has dismissed any speculation of unrest in the backroom team.

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece
# Winter Olympics
# Winter Olympics

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece

14 hours ago 8,435 Views 2 Comments

Three activists were restrained by police after holding a banner saying: ‘No genocide games’.

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world

15 hours ago 8,513 Views 11 Comments

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations.

China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages
# Economic Growth
# Economic Growth

China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages

15 hours ago 12,037 Views 26 Comments

The world’s second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9% in the three months to September.

Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’

16 hours ago 20,441 Views 18 Comments

The new computing platform will encompass augmented and virtual reality.

Invite: The climate crisis and COP26 - Sign up for our Open Newsroom
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Invite: The climate crisis and COP26 - Sign up for our Open Newsroom

Updated 16 hours ago 6,705 Views 3 Comments

As we approach the COP26 summit we look at what role Ireland and the EU will play in the talks

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'
# 22 October
# 22 October

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'

Updated 17 hours ago 56,592 Views 182 Comments
  • NPHET is due to meet at 2pm before delivering its advice to the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee.
  • Almost all remaining Covid-19 restrictions are due to be lifted on Friday.
  • But a recent rise in cases numbers and hospitlisations has thrown the plan into doubt.
'Miracle' pair found alive after days in Australian outback
# Harts Range
# Harts Range

'Miracle' pair found alive after days in Australian outback

17 hours ago 42,885 Views 15 Comments

They had failed to return to the remote community of Hermannsburg after a weekend away.

Physio: Fixing a wee problem - before, during and after menopause
# Urinary Incontinence
# Urinary Incontinence

Physio: Fixing a wee problem - before, during and after menopause

Updated 17 hours ago 29,804 Views 1 Comment

On World Menopause Day, Chartered Physiotherapist Aoife Ni Eochaidh says practice is key to fixing any pelvic issues.

President leads tributes to 'two great poets' Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly
# Tributes
# Tributes

President leads tributes to 'two great poets' Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly

17 hours ago 8,636 Views 2 Comments

Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, the President described both poets as “two great figures” of Irish poetry.

Poll: Do you think the country should remove all Covid-19 restrictions this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the country should remove all Covid-19 restrictions this week?

18 hours ago 136,500 Views 169 Comments

Nphet meet today to discuss their advice for Government as the country prepares to reopen.

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