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I wrote on a piece of paper: 'Another lonely Christmas!’ and stuck it on the wall of my room
# Life In Direct Provision
# Life In Direct Provision

I wrote on a piece of paper: 'Another lonely Christmas!’ and stuck it on the wall of my room

12 minutes ago 597 Views 0 Comments

Activist and artist Vukašin Nedeljković writes about their three years in Direct Provision, and showing people the ‘everyday realities’ of asylum seekers.

Goals, awards and much more - Irish star Kiernan's electric start to life at Liverpool
# Cloud 9
From The42
# Cloud 9

Goals, awards and much more - Irish star Kiernan's electric start to life at Liverpool

13 minutes ago 393 Views 0 Comments

Kiernan missed the recent World Cup qualifiers through injury, but could play a big part for the Girls In Green going forward.

Opinion: We know how little Ireland counts in Westminster - but UK relations still matter
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Opinion: We know how little Ireland counts in Westminster - but UK relations still matter

13 minutes ago 239 Views 0 Comments

The Fianna Fáil MEP for Dublin argues that despite current Conservative Party ideologies being bad for Ireland, relations must be maintained.

Some colleges to carry out in-person exams despite Covid concerns raised by students
# Exam Fever
# Exam Fever

Some colleges to carry out in-person exams despite Covid concerns raised by students

43 minutes ago 1,009 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of students have signed a petition raising about sitting exams in person at this time.

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs

7 hours ago 7,453 Views 0 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people to adopt and not to shop, where possible.

Yesterday’s News

Parents of suspect in Michigan school shooting charged with involuntary manslaughter
# Ethan Crumbley
# Ethan Crumbley

Parents of suspect in Michigan school shooting charged with involuntary manslaughter

8 hours ago 19,133 Views 1 Comment

They were charged after investigators in Michigan said the husband bought the gun used by Ethan Crumbley.

Epstein employment was ‘slavery’, former housekeeper tells court
# Juan Patricio Alessi
# Juan Patricio Alessi

Epstein employment was ‘slavery’, former housekeeper tells court

8 hours ago 17,592 Views 0 Comments

Juan Patricio Alessi was cross-examined by Ghislaine Maxwell’s counsel today.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Lucan
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old missing from Lucan

8 hours ago 11,525 Views 0 Comments

Jodie was last seen in Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on Wednesday.

Clinical Leinster turn on the style to put seven tries on Connacht
# Entertainers
From The42
# Entertainers

Clinical Leinster turn on the style to put seven tries on Connacht

9 hours ago 19,091 Views 42 Comments

The visitors started strongly but couldn’t live with Leinster’s quality at the RDS.

Man arrested at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder of Francis Dunne in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested at Dublin Airport in connection with the murder of Francis Dunne in Cork

Updated 9 hours ago 26,057 Views 0 Comments

Ionut Cosmin Nicholescu appeared before a special sitting of a Cork court.

Taoiseach: Nightclubs to close next Tuesday, 50% capacity cap for indoor events and strict rules for hospitality
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

Taoiseach: Nightclubs to close next Tuesday, 50% capacity cap for indoor events and strict rules for hospitality

Updated 9 hours ago 242,043 Views 308 Comments
  • Micheál Martin said the measures had to be brought in in order to respond to the current conditions and the Omicron variant.
  • He said the risks of proceeding into the Christmas period without some restrictions are 'just too high'.
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will reopen for applications for workers impacted by the latest restrictions
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

10 hours ago 6,014 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today

New Covid testing rules delayed until Sunday for inbound travellers
# Negative Pcr
# Negative Pcr

New Covid testing rules delayed until Sunday for inbound travellers

Updated 10 hours ago 88,957 Views 123 Comments
  • Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, will require a negative test from Sunday.
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly signed off on the regulations this evening.
  • The new measures will be reviewed in two weeks.
Government reintroduces PUP as restrictions hit entertainment and hospitality sectors
# PUP Returns
# PUP Returns

Government reintroduces PUP as restrictions hit entertainment and hospitality sectors

Updated 10 hours ago 31,954 Views 47 Comments

Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys confirmed the measure in a tweet this evening.

Belarus mother of five jailed over ‘unsanctioned mass gatherings’
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus mother of five jailed over ‘unsanctioned mass gatherings’

10 hours ago 29,151 Views 15 Comments

Volha Zalatar was arrested on the street when she was taking her 10-year-old daughter to music school.

The Irish-born defender set to embark on an African adventure
# Adaptation
From The42
# Adaptation

The Irish-born defender set to embark on an African adventure

11 hours ago 22,654 Views 2 Comments

Roberto Lopes is preparing to represent Cape Verde in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Sofa Watch: DJ Calum and hype-man Jackson are back in the mix tonight
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: DJ Calum and hype-man Jackson are back in the mix tonight

11 hours ago 10,408 Views 4 Comments

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

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion

11 hours ago 14,020 Views 32 Comments

The US president offered the warning amid growing concern about a Russian build-up of troops on the Ukrainian border.

No more than four households to meet inside homes in coming weeks, public advised
# Household Visits
# Household Visits

No more than four households to meet inside homes in coming weeks, public advised

12 hours ago 27,256 Views 83 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced a number of new Covid restrictions this evening.

Coronavirus: 5,419 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 5,419 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 51,500 Views 75 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz From The42

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

13 hours ago 24,129 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Revenue seize €1.9 million worth of nitrous oxide canisters in Dublin and Meath
# Laughing Gas
# Laughing Gas

Revenue seize €1.9 million worth of nitrous oxide canisters in Dublin and Meath

13 hours ago 22,207 Views 15 Comments

The canisters have legitimate uses, but Revenue can seize them if it believes they won’t be used that way.

Wet and very windy weather forecast for next week
# More Of It
# More Of It

Wet and very windy weather forecast for next week

14 hours ago 17,310 Views 3 Comments

Weather warnings are expected to be issued on Sunday.

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs

14 hours ago 22,952 Views 34 Comments

New ‘Shared Space’ road signs are also being rolled out soon.

Witness appeal launched following shooting in Tallaght
# Shooting
# Shooting

Witness appeal launched following shooting in Tallaght

Updated 14 hours ago 29,161 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene on Fortunestown Lane.

Former RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven jailed for ten years for child sex abuse
# Jailed
# Jailed

Former RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven jailed for ten years for child sex abuse

15 hours ago 20,877 Views 0 Comments

“I know I have committed despicable acts,” he wrote in a letter.

'600 lines of inquiry' in retired garda cannabis probe, court hears
# Garda
# Garda

'600 lines of inquiry' in retired garda cannabis probe, court hears

15 hours ago 16,121 Views 0 Comments

Retired Superintendent John Murphy, 61, was charged with possessing cannabis worth over €13,000 at his home.

Omicron cases in Scotland increase to 29 with Steps concert the source of six cases
# Variant Of Concern
# Variant Of Concern

Omicron cases in Scotland increase to 29 with Steps concert the source of six cases

15 hours ago 16,411 Views 23 Comments

Wales has also recorded its first cases of the variant of concern.

England Euro 2020 final win would have had ‘horrific’ consequences
# Review
From The42
# Review

England Euro 2020 final win would have had ‘horrific’ consequences

16 hours ago 34,655 Views 35 Comments

The results of an independent review into the violence-marred showdown at Wembley have been published.

Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm
# Ouch
# Ouch

Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm

18 hours ago 87,281 Views 35 Comments

Vaccinators were (unsurprisingly) not fooled by the silicone arm.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# Listings
From The42
# Listings

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

Updated 18 hours ago 21,712 Views 4 Comments

There’s plenty to choose from if you’re not planning to move from the couch for the next few days.

Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPA
# Recycling
# Recycling

Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPA

19 hours ago 12,885 Views 16 Comments

There’s “significant cause for concern” from these figures according to an EPA Senior Scientist.

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony

20 hours ago 13,438 Views 27 Comments

Merkel was given a traditional military musical performance and march at the defence ministry.

Explainer: One week on, what we know and don't know about Omicron
# Variant Of Concern
# Variant Of Concern

Explainer: One week on, what we know and don't know about Omicron

21 hours ago 19,426 Views 21 Comments

The variant of concern is now in every continent but there is still much to be investigated.

Poll: Will you change your Christmas travel plans this year?
# Travel Plans
# Travel Plans

Poll: Will you change your Christmas travel plans this year?

21 hours ago 33,795 Views 45 Comments

Have your say.

Court says Gaddafi's son can contest Libya's presidential election, overturning disqualification
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

Court says Gaddafi's son can contest Libya's presidential election, overturning disqualification

22 hours ago 13,946 Views 16 Comments

Seif al-Islam, once the heir-apparent to his father, had been barred because of past convictions for violence against protesters.

Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme

22 hours ago 28,561 Views 81 Comments

It will be open to those who don’t have a current permission to reside in Ireland.

Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased

Police-recorded LGBT hate crimes in the UK rose sharply after lockdown eased

23 hours ago 7,786 Views 16 Comments

At least 14,670 sexual orientation hate crime offences were recorded from January to August 2021 in the UK.

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