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Today’s News

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

17 minutes ago 550 Views 1 Comment

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

31 minutes ago 1,650 Views 4 Comments

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

MPs tell of death threats as they pay tribute to David Amess
# Parliamentary Tributes
# Parliamentary Tributes

MPs tell of death threats as they pay tribute to David Amess

57 minutes ago 1,424 Views 1 Comment

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

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’

1 hour ago 5,880 Views 10 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 1 hour ago 4,252 Views 2 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 1 hour ago 23,545 Views 66 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

2 hours ago 17,646 Views 7 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 2 hours ago 16,762 Views 0 Comments

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

2 hours ago 3,796 Views 1 Comment

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?

3 hours ago 58,875 Views 84 Comments

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

Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas
# PGA Tour
From The42
# PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas

3 hours ago 13,174 Views 13 Comments

It is McIlroy’s 20th title on the PGA Tour.

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week
# America
# America

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week

4 hours ago 12,961 Views 2 Comments

It is the second shooting at the university but is not thought to be linked.

Canada's Trudeau to visit indigenous children's graves
# British Columbia
# British Columbia

Canada's Trudeau to visit indigenous children's graves

4 hours ago 3,828 Views 4 Comments

The remains of more than 200 children were uncovered at the British Columbia school in May.

Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today
# Air Crash
# Air Crash

Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today

4 hours ago 19,571 Views 0 Comments

David Henderson, 66, arranged the flight in January 2019 which crashed killing footballer Sala and the pilot, Dave Ibbotson.

Litter survey: Portlaoise cleanest town, Dublin's north inner city 'a litter blackspot'
# Load Of Rubbish
# Load Of Rubbish

Litter survey: Portlaoise cleanest town, Dublin's north inner city 'a litter blackspot'

5 hours ago 13,662 Views 18 Comments

Litter in the country’s main cities has worsened to levels not seen in ten years, according to Irish Business Against Litter.

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers
# Carbon Footprint
# Carbon Footprint

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers

11 hours ago 13,448 Views 15 Comments
  • Facebook has flagged advertisements from three Irish gas suppliers for not including a particular disclaimer, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Energia, Electric Ireland and Calor Ireland have run ads that encourage people to reduce their carbon footprint by becoming a customer.
  • Climate campaigners are calling for an EU-wide ban on fossil fuel advertising, which an Irish MEP says they would support.

Yesterday’s News

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’

13 hours ago 64,306 Views 12 Comments

The supporter was taken ill during the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham with the match suspended for 20 minutes.

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?

13 hours ago 36,377 Views 9 Comments

How about these succession plans.

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'

14 hours ago 34,242 Views 1 Comment

Hannah McLoughlin has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past few years, from adoring fan to Irish hockey star and Olympian.

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know
# Cop26
# Cop26

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know

14 hours ago 7,716 Views 14 Comments

“The main thing will be whether there is a willingness to do business or not.”

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85

15 hours ago 38,580 Views 19 Comments

During his lifetime, Kennelly wrote over 20 books of poetry, along with plays, novels and criticism.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

15 hours ago 7,546 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare

15 hours ago 36,994 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to live with his parents rent-free while saving up for a deposit to buy his own house.

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery

15 hours ago 15,797 Views 5 Comments

The former Hurler of the Year appeared off the bench as Ballyea progressed to the Clare SHC semi-finals.

Teen due in court over Dublin city centre assault and robbery

Teen due in court over Dublin city centre assault and robbery

16 hours ago 28,590 Views 0 Comments

The injured man was taken to St James’ Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, says US religious group
# Christian Aid Ministries
# Christian Aid Ministries

17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, says US religious group

16 hours ago 12,720 Views 12 Comments

The missionaries were on their way home from building an orphanage, according to the Christian Aid Ministries

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'

Updated 17 hours ago 43,825 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal can reveal that many Traveller children are routinely put on 'reduced hours' at school - with at least one student on just 40 minutes a day
  • Reporters Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy work with Traveller focus groups to expose this issue
  • Over 60 children on one halting site in Munster received no digital supports during Covid lockdowns
'Maybe that somebody will come forward and help us': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Maybe that somebody will come forward and help us': The week in quotes

17 hours ago 9,030 Views 5 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle

17 hours ago 19,877 Views 5 Comments

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

President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99
# RIP
# RIP

President Higgins pays tribute to Irish-language poet Máire Mac an tSaoi who has died aged 99

18 hours ago 25,069 Views 12 Comments

Máire Mhac an tSaoi was one of the leading Irish language poets of the twentieth century

Bill Clinton released from hospital after infection treatment
# Urological Infection
# Urological Infection

Bill Clinton released from hospital after infection treatment

18 hours ago 28,559 Views 11 Comments

The former US president was admitted on Tuesday.

Heavy rain and landslides leave 18 dead in southern India
# Kerala
# Kerala

Heavy rain and landslides leave 18 dead in southern India

19 hours ago 6,642 Views 1 Comment

The National Disaster Response Force and the Indian Army deployed teams to help with rescue efforts in Kerala.

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says

20 hours ago 26,946 Views 50 Comments

She said UK/EU relations would be in a ‘difficult place’ if it was true No 10 always intended to ditch the protocol.

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'
# Modern Management
From The42
# Modern Management

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'

Updated 20 hours ago 29,841 Views 3 Comments

Keith Ricken and Andy Moran are vastly different stages of their careers, but both have been appointed senior inter-county managers for the first time.

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
# ECHR
# ECHR

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK

20 hours ago 23,178 Views 25 Comments

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

21 hours ago 18,654 Views 4 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

22 hours ago 27,679 Views 41 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error

22 hours ago 29,396 Views 7 Comments

A mistake from the Ireland goalkeeper helped Rotherham regain the lead in yesterday’s game.

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

22 hours ago 40,830 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

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