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McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe
# Don't Call It A Comeback
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# Don't Call It A Comeback

McIlroy and Lowry to lead Ryder Cup singles salvage effort for Europe

21 minutes ago 4,508 Views 6 Comments

The United States go into today’s final session at Whistling Straits with a massive six-point lead.

Sitdown Sunday: My time with Kurt Cobain
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: My time with Kurt Cobain

45 minutes ago 2,368 Views 0 Comments

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

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out
# Opinion
# Opinion

Direct Provision: limbo continues for thousands with no idea of when they’ll get out

1 hour ago 3,820 Views 24 Comments

The end of Direct Provision by December 2024 is doubtful as more than 4000 asylum seekers await their claims to be assesed, writes Bulelani Mfaco.

Cycling 6,000km to Athens after conquering a heart condition, depression and an eating disorder
# In Gear
From The42
# In Gear

Cycling 6,000km to Athens after conquering a heart condition, depression and an eating disorder

1 hour ago 10,212 Views 2 Comments

Former Dublin minor hurler Cormac Ryan is raising money for Pieta House and Bodywhys.

At least three dead and more injured after Chicago to Seattle train derails
# Montana
# Montana

At least three dead and more injured after Chicago to Seattle train derails

1 hour ago 8,853 Views 1 Comment

The derailment happened in Montana about 50 km from the border with Canada.

Refreshed Turkey deal 'worked well' for EU, but was 'catastrophic' and 'atrocious' for migrants
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Refreshed Turkey deal 'worked well' for EU, but was 'catastrophic' and 'atrocious' for migrants

2 hours ago 4,062 Views 2 Comments

Organisations working on behalf of migrants have said the EU’s new Migration Pact is still an example of ‘Fortress Europe’.

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works
# Bundestagswahl 2021
# Bundestagswahl 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works

3 hours ago 5,040 Views 0 Comments

60.4 million people are set to vote today.

Ireland's newest train station is set to open in Dublin today
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station is set to open in Dublin today

3 hours ago 47,723 Views 9 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Peace, quiet and panoramic views at this €850k hideaway in the West Cork hills
Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'

3 hours ago 10,148 Views 6 Comments

Martin said we have to ‘up the level of vaccination in less developed regions’.

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Lowry on fire but US in command against Europe in pursuit of Ryder Cup

Updated 9 hours ago 51,621 Views 46 Comments

The United States hold an 11-5 advantage.

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?

9 hours ago 14,051 Views 24 Comments
  • Demand for gas and electricity has surged this year as economies reopened and businesses ramped back up.
  • European benchmark gas prices have tripled as a result.
  • The problems have been exacerbated in Ireland by the temporary closure of two gas-fired power stations.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?
# Zap
# Zap

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?

11 hours ago 28,732 Views 20 Comments

Buzzzz.

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park

12 hours ago 30,357 Views 24 Comments

Munster scored six tries to beat the Sharks at Thomond Park this evening.

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'
# Brazilians In Ireland
# Brazilians In Ireland

Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'

13 hours ago 32,085 Views 23 Comments

What is it about Ireland that has attracted a big Brazilian population?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 8,987 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death
# Gut-wrenching
From The42
# Gut-wrenching

Heartbreak for Ireland as World Cup qualification dream ended at the very death

14 hours ago 46,538 Views 12 Comments

Scotland’s Sarah Law nailed a last-gasp conversion, which had everything riding on it.

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'

15 hours ago 32,971 Views 21 Comments

Graphic images showed bloody bodies on the back of a pick-up truck while a crane hoisted one man up.

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3
# Red Tide
From The42
# Red Tide

US stretch Ryder Cup lead over Europe to 9-3

15 hours ago 23,665 Views 30 Comments

Pádraig Harrington will need a miracle to turn this around.

Missing 15-year-old in Dublin found safe and well
# Dublin
# Dublin

Missing 15-year-old in Dublin found safe and well

16 hours ago 38,213 Views 4 Comments

The teenager had been missing since Friday.

Protests take place across Ireland against UK Government legacy proposals
# Troubles Amnesty
# Troubles Amnesty

Protests take place across Ireland against UK Government legacy proposals

16 hours ago 19,870 Views 17 Comments

Representatives of families bereaved in the Troubles took to the streets to express their opposition to the ending of prosecutions.

Mandatory hotel quarantine to effectively end with all remaining countries removed from list
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

Mandatory hotel quarantine to effectively end with all remaining countries removed from list

17 hours ago 42,807 Views 21 Comments

The decision is based on the latest advice received from Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan.

Coronavirus: 1,335 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,335 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 35,891 Views 29 Comments

The latest figures were confrimed this afternoon.

Fresh appeal over 53-year-old man missing from Dublin
# Stillorgan
# Stillorgan

Fresh appeal over 53-year-old man missing from Dublin

19 hours ago 26,171 Views 0 Comments

Barry McDonnell was last seen in Stillorgan on Monday.

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls
# Germany Votes
# Germany Votes

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls

19 hours ago 15,308 Views 7 Comments

Merkel had planned to keep a low profile but has been dragged into the frantic campaign.

Hong Kong organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil to disband amid crackdown
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong organisers of Tiananmen Square vigil to disband amid crackdown

20 hours ago 8,829 Views 17 Comments

The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China was under investigation.

Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup
# Uphill Battle
From The42
# Uphill Battle

Rory McIlroy reduced to a spectator as Europe struggle in Ryder Cup

Updated 21 hours ago 61,848 Views 28 Comments

The four-time major winner will not appear in the Saturday foursomes, with Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia sent out first again.

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma

21 hours ago 27,876 Views 5 Comments

A volcano has been erupting on the Canary Island over the past week.

Dr Rory Hearne: It's simple - the Government favours landlords and investors over renters
# No Homes To Rent
# No Homes To Rent

Dr Rory Hearne: It's simple - the Government favours landlords and investors over renters

22 hours ago 49,618 Views 0 Comments

The housing expert says the broken rental market in Ireland is down to years of failed political policy.

Canadian pair released from China following US deal with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou
# China
# China

Canadian pair released from China following US deal with Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

23 hours ago 17,690 Views 33 Comments

The company’s chief financial officer and the daughter of the company’s founder has now left Vancouver.

Poll: Should the Government increase the minimum wage in the budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government increase the minimum wage in the budget?

23 hours ago 46,091 Views 100 Comments

Leo Varadkar has hinted that the minimum wage must match inflation.

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
# USA
# USA

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sat 8:30 AM 32,061 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia
# Colombia
# Colombia

More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia

Sat 8:05 AM 13,689 Views 10 Comments

Colombian authorities seized 3,493 shark fins and 117 kilos of fish bladders that were en route to Hong Kong.

Spot loud flashes and choppers flying over Ringsend this week? Don't worry it was just a drill
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Spot loud flashes and choppers flying over Ringsend this week? Don't worry it was just a drill

Sat 8:00 AM 23,682 Views 19 Comments

Exercise Viking Landing II took place at the Pigeon House, Poolbeg on Tuesday night.

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'
# Try Machine
From The42
# Try Machine

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'

Sat 8:00 AM 27,296 Views 2 Comments

Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe has been a star in 7s and is now shining for Ireland 15s.

Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread

Sat 7:37 AM 18,323 Views 16 Comments

Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir faces an up hill battle to continue in Government.

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power
# New Chancellor
# New Chancellor

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power

Sat 6:30 AM 14,056 Views 14 Comments

Merkel has been at the helm of Germany since 2005.

Former Ireland goalkeeper still producing 'exceptional' performances at 40
# Murphy's Law
From The42
# Murphy's Law

Former Ireland goalkeeper still producing 'exceptional' performances at 40

Sat 5:59 AM 39,195 Views 2 Comments

Joe Murphy’s professional playing career in English football has spanned a remarkable 23 seasons.

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