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Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

16 minutes ago 1,863 Views 1 Comment

Dahl’s books have been translated into 63 languages and sold more than 300 million copies worldwide.

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute
# Submarines
# Submarines

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute

32 minutes ago 908 Views 1 Comment

The withdrawn French ambassador is set to return to the United States next week

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job
# Kingdom
From The42
# Kingdom

All-Ireland winner heads up star-studded management team in race for Kerry job

58 minutes ago 13,568 Views 7 Comments

Former Austin Stacks manager Stephen Stack is leading up a management ticket with plenty of big names.

Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal
# Defective Blocks Scheme
# Defective Blocks Scheme

Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal

1 hour ago 5,265 Views 2 Comments

Applications had been rejected despite engineers’ reports and tests confirming the presence of pyrite.

Government to do what is 'right and proper' with bonus for frontline workers, says Taoiseach
# New York
# New York

Government to do what is 'right and proper' with bonus for frontline workers, says Taoiseach

1 hour ago 6,754 Views 25 Comments

Micheál Martin said an announcement on the bonus will be made ‘shortly’.

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

Updated 1 hour ago 11,299 Views 42 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns
# Third Inquest
# Third Inquest

Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns

1 hour ago 2,335 Views 0 Comments

Labour’s Aodhan Ó Ríordáin cited a row over promised free legal aid.

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Boris Johnson admits defeat on US trade deal after Joe Biden talks

1 hour ago 15,698 Views 21 Comments

British farmers can now sell the US lamb, though.

CervicalCheck: 310 women take legal route despite pledges they can avoid court, Dáil hears
# Cervical Screening
# Cervical Screening

CervicalCheck: 310 women take legal route despite pledges they can avoid court, Dáil hears

2 hours ago 4,058 Views 4 Comments

Peadar Tóibín said that just eight women are using the CervicalCheck tribunal.

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'

2 hours ago 7,139 Views 12 Comments

President Joe Biden yesterday warned UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Northern Ireland peace process should be not be jeopardised.

Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute
# Sit Down Talks
# Sit Down Talks

Union and Aer Lingus to sit down at the WRC over cabin crew cutback dispute

2 hours ago 2,987 Views 3 Comments

Aer Lingus announced a raft of money-saving changes last week.

Coronavirus: 1,432 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,432 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 26,270 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare
# M7
# M7

Woman (40s) dies after being hit by lorry in Kildare

3 hours ago 21,690 Views 4 Comments

The female pedestrian was brought to University Hospital Tallaght after the collision.

Murder accused claimed wife was stabbed after he tried to grab knife from her hand
# Anne Colomines
# Anne Colomines

Murder accused claimed wife was stabbed after he tried to grab knife from her hand

3 hours ago 8,722 Views 0 Comments

The accused told a garda it was “50/50 blame on both sides” and that he “tried to make her stop”.

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

Covid-19 close contact rules for primary school pupils to be relaxed from Monday

Updated 3 hours ago 29,996 Views 36 Comments

The figures were released today.

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
# Late Stage
From The42
# Late Stage

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals

4 hours ago 15,441 Views 10 Comments

‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry
# Best International Film
# Best International Film

Irish language film Foscadh (Shelter) selected as Ireland's international Oscar entry

4 hours ago 4,447 Views 3 Comments

The film is set in Connemara and is based on characters in Donal Ryan’s novel The Thing About December.

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back
# Lease Agreements
# Lease Agreements

Renters 'paying hundreds for professional cleaners' to get deposit back

4 hours ago 19,838 Views 55 Comments

The claim was made in the Dáil during a debate on a Labour party bill.

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dangers of fireworks use highlighted with new campaign

5 hours ago 6,013 Views 12 Comments

People are being urged to think about what the unintended consequences of their actions might be.

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly
# One That Got Away
From The42
# One That Got Away

Lovely moment as 'world-class' Australia wonderkid reunited with Irish grandfather after friendly

Updated 5 hours ago 50,607 Views 15 Comments

Mary Fowler was a shining light for the Matildas last night – a reminder of what could have been.

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Varadkar refuses to put timeline on CETA Dáil vote but says rejecting it would be 'own goal'

6 hours ago 13,572 Views 28 Comments

He said that rejecting the deal would send out “the wrong message to the world”

Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it
# Stalking Bill
# Stalking Bill

Stalking is not a specific crime and victims say 'harassment' does not cover it

7 hours ago 9,049 Views 5 Comments

Stalking Ireland has worked with Fianna Fáil’s Lisa Chambers on the bill.

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you changed energy supplier in 2021?

7 hours ago 17,292 Views 19 Comments

Prices have been rising in recent months – but has that encouraged you to change?

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles
# Bike Theft
# Bike Theft

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles

8 hours ago 19,208 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are working to identify the rightful owners of the stolen bikes.

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months
# Not Stopping Yet
# Not Stopping Yet

Canary Island volcano eruption could last three months

8 hours ago 15,002 Views 5 Comments

Authorities said dangers still lie ahead, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain.

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney
# New Normal
From The42
# New Normal

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney

Updated 8 hours ago 25,600 Views 10 Comments

Former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney isn’t ruling out one last move before retiring from rugby.

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative
# Dublin
# Dublin

Dublin City Council received 7,000 submissions about traffic-free streets initiative

8 hours ago 11,217 Views 7 Comments

Dublin City Council closed off two Dublin Street to traffic to facilitate outdoor dining

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be
# Vaccine Centres
# Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres will be in colleges next week – here's where they will be

9 hours ago 9,210 Views 9 Comments

It’s part of a ‘vaccination week’ initiative which aims to maximise uptake.

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire

10 hours ago 18,536 Views 0 Comments

Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57
# Stanford Blatch
# Stanford Blatch

Sex And The City actor Willie Garson dies aged 57

10 hours ago 41,278 Views 9 Comments

Garson also starred in White Collar and appeared in numerous hit shows and films.

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee
# Derry
# Derry

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

11 hours ago 5,686 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested in Derry this morning.

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad
# Ireland's Call
From The42
# Ireland's Call

Van Graan confident Zebo will play his way into Irish squad

Updated 12 hours ago 15,485 Views 19 Comments

Zebo was a notable omission when a 50-man Ireland squad gathered last week.

FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

FBI confirm Gabby Petito was killed in homicide as search for boyfriend continues

12 hours ago 35,247 Views 19 Comments

The 22-year-old’s body was discovered on Sunday.

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

12 hours ago 19,156 Views 14 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."
China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

China and US unveil big steps to fight climate change

13 hours ago 10,566 Views 27 Comments

China could shut 47 planned power plants in 20 developing countries.

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake
# Australia
# Australia

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

13 hours ago 42,004 Views 4 Comments

The earthquake was the largest to rattle Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck in 2019.

Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?
# Ivermectin As Treatment
# Ivermectin As Treatment

Sam McConkey: What's driving this demand for unproven Covid-19 treatments?

13 hours ago 19,698 Views 40 Comments

The professor says it’s important to look in depth at the evidence using a critical theoretical framework, or ask someone else who can do this.

Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water
# Water Workers
# Water Workers

Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water

14 hours ago 13,897 Views 27 Comments

Discussions took place during the summer and they are set to resume again in mid-October.

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