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Today’s News

Gardaí charge eight people in connection to 'violent disorder' at a funeral
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí charge eight people in connection to 'violent disorder' at a funeral

Updated 11 minutes ago 15,214 Views 0 Comments

The arrests relate to an outbreak of violence at a funeral in Tuam, Co Galway in September.

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached
# High Court
# High Court

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached

50 minutes ago 6,111 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that Detective Garda Aidan Bracken had suffered PTSD while working on organised crime cases.

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year

1 hour ago 9,042 Views 0 Comments

Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.

'It’s an incredible occasion' - From 2020 heartbreak to Tipperary double success
# Dual Delight
From The42
# Dual Delight

'It’s an incredible occasion' - From 2020 heartbreak to Tipperary double success

Updated 1 hour ago 5,129 Views 1 Comment

They were very different tears this time around for Noel McGrath.

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave
# Courts
# Courts

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave

2 hours ago 12,292 Views 0 Comments

Daire Hickey, who co-founded the tech conference, is alleging his rights as a minority shareholder were oppressed by Cosgrave.

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week
# Back Again
# Back Again

Sweden elects first female prime minister for second time in a week

Updated 2 hours ago 12,473 Views 3 Comments

Magdalena Andersson resigned last week after seven hours when her budget failed to pass, but has been re-elected.

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa

2 hours ago 13,521 Views 6 Comments

Two members of the touring party will have to remain in Cape Town.

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief
# Covid-19 Accord
# Covid-19 Accord

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief

2 hours ago 9,197 Views 8 Comments

A virtual meeting of the UN’s health agency is seeking to devise a global action plan for tackling future pandemics.

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft

2 hours ago 5,843 Views 0 Comments

Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland
# Omicron
# Omicron

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland

Updated 3 hours ago 76,548 Views 88 Comments

The health minister also said plans to subsidise antigen tests have been scrapped because prices have dropped in recent weeks.

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8

3 hours ago 10,358 Views 0 Comments

Zdzislaw Stobyra has been missing for over a week.

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre

3 hours ago 10,652 Views 13 Comments

Michael Scott’s original vision for Busáras included plans for a nightclub on the top floor, a newsreel cinema, a crèche, and a barber’s.

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

5 hours ago 19,642 Views 17 Comments

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of any development.

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

5 hours ago 23,306 Views 18 Comments

‘The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience,’ said the German.

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities

6 hours ago 11,723 Views 17 Comments

The Revolut app teamed up with RTÉ this year to allow people to donate to the Toy Show appeal directly through the app.

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy

6 hours ago 36,371 Views 45 Comments

The country is removing Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say
# Homes
# Homes

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say

7 hours ago 15,551 Views 48 Comments

Campaigners intend to march in Dublin again if the government does not revisit its plan.

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?

7 hours ago 25,954 Views 38 Comments

Did you grab any bargains?

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans
# Omicron
# Omicron

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans

8 hours ago 28,368 Views 38 Comments

The head of the WHO in Africa has said the bans attack ‘global solidarity’.

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White
# Ava White
# Ava White

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White

8 hours ago 44,191 Views 0 Comments

The 14-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

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

10 hours ago 20,650 Views 18 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

10 hours ago 11,717 Views 0 Comments

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

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

16 hours ago 31,562 Views 30 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?

18 hours ago 38,656 Views 9 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

20 hours ago 33,596 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

20 hours ago 43,274 Views 53 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

20 hours ago 48,479 Views 17 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

21 hours ago 27,712 Views 78 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

22 hours ago 14,364 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

23 hours ago 39,230 Views 45 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

23 hours ago 80,209 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

23 hours ago 26,039 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 Sun 4:27 PM 36,324 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

Sun 4:00 PM 19,978 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 Sun 3:09 PM

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’

Sun 3:04 PM 22,997 Views 44 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

Sun 2:28 PM 23,304 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 Sun 1:45 PM 40,928 Views 46 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

Sun 1:34 PM 49,883 Views 29 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.

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