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Today’s News

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

22 minutes ago 1,121 Views 0 Comments

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

Man charged with murder of Killamarsh mother and three children
# England
# England

Man charged with murder of Killamarsh mother and three children

1 hour ago 7,918 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

1 hour ago 18,246 Views 7 Comments

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

Poll: Do you have a ringtone or is your phone silent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have a ringtone or is your phone silent?

2 hours ago 21,328 Views 32 Comments

Danny Healy-Rae’s mobile ringtone has caused trouble in the Dáil.

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

Two arrested over murder of journalist Lyra McKee

2 hours ago 3,079 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 3 hours ago 9,072 Views 12 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

3 hours ago 19,491 Views 8 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

4 hours ago 13,130 Views 9 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

4 hours ago 7,536 Views 17 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

4 hours ago 33,723 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?

4 hours ago 13,793 Views 36 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

5 hours ago 10,724 Views 23 Comments

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

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician

11 hours ago 39,311 Views 57 Comments
  • Individuals who organised and attended these protests have pledged to continue with these types of demonstrations on a weekly basis, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The demonstrations have been widely condemned by both government and opposition politicians.

Yesterday’s News

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed
# Mary O'callaghan
# Mary O'callaghan

Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed

13 hours ago 52,605 Views 31 Comments

Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 18 months.

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

13 hours ago 26,608 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Images from US border ‘horrified’ Homeland Security chief

13 hours ago 43,972 Views 30 Comments

Alejandro Mayorkas wouldn’t say whether they reflected mistreatment or abuse, deferring instead to a promised investigation.

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win
# Starting XI
From The42
# Starting XI

Ireland goalkeeper saves penalty and Tyrone teenager makes debut in Liverpool win

Updated 14 hours ago 55,766 Views 38 Comments

It finished 3-0 for Jurgen Klopp’s side at Carrow Road.

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution
# $100 Billion
# $100 Billion

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution

Updated 14 hours ago 10,501 Views 7 Comments

The US president told the UN that the world was approaching a point of no return.

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
# Trial
# Trial

'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court

14 hours ago 29,002 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia
# The Mighty Quinns
From The42
# The Mighty Quinns

Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia

14 hours ago 20,220 Views 5 Comments

Fans returned for the Girls In Green’s last run-out before the World Cup qualifying campaign.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

14 hours ago 6,677 Views 0 Comments

Here are the stories which made the headlines today.

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines
# New York
# New York

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines

15 hours ago 20,677 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach held a number of bilateral meetings at the UN in New York today.

Education Minister rejects accusation of ‘complacency’ over return of schools
# Back To School
# Back To School

Education Minister rejects accusation of ‘complacency’ over return of schools

15 hours ago 16,174 Views 22 Comments

Some opposition politicians were critical of what they labelled “confusing” guidance for when pupils are designated as close contacts.

Explainer: What are the current rules around migration in Europe?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: What are the current rules around migration in Europe?

15 hours ago 10,256 Views 10 Comments

A unified migration and asylum plan for all EU member states has yet to be implemented.

Many teenage Travellers not returning to school following pandemic closure challenges
# No Support
# No Support

Many teenage Travellers not returning to school following pandemic closure challenges

Updated 15 hours ago 17,218 Views 0 Comments

Young Travellers found remote schoolwork extra challenging due to lack of access to digital and other resources during the pandemic.

GSOC launches investigation into ‘certain aspects’ of arrest of 14-year-old boy by Gardaí
# Dublin
# Dublin

GSOC launches investigation into ‘certain aspects’ of arrest of 14-year-old boy by Gardaí

16 hours ago 39,417 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the incident has been shared on social media.

MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'
# Rose Plays Julie
# Rose Plays Julie

MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'

16 hours ago 10,705 Views 0 Comments

We talk to the two stars of new Irish film Rose Plays Julie about how the film explores the theme of sexual violence.

Man, 41, accused of raping 15-year-old girl in his home in Dublin
# Court
# Court

Man, 41, accused of raping 15-year-old girl in his home in Dublin

16 hours ago 25,233 Views 0 Comments

The man has been accused of rape and false imprisonment in 2017.

Budget will protect the most vulnerable against energy price hikes, says Taoiseach
# Utility Bills
# Utility Bills

Budget will protect the most vulnerable against energy price hikes, says Taoiseach

Updated 16 hours ago 21,282 Views 36 Comments

Leo Varadkar said in the Dáil that Ireland is a “price taker” when it comes to oil and gas.

Gardaí renew appeal for information on death of young man due to hit and run in 1996
# Paraic Coffey
# Paraic Coffey

Gardaí renew appeal for information on death of young man due to hit and run in 1996

16 hours ago 17,929 Views 3 Comments

25 years later, gardaí say the family of Paraic Coffey still have no closure on the fatal hit and run that killed him.

Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect
# Pay Freeze
# Pay Freeze

Aer Lingus ground crew reject structural changes as airline warns of 'profound' pandemic effect

17 hours ago 15,426 Views 17 Comments

Cabin crew members similarly rejected a pay freeze in recent days.

Man in critical condition after motorbike and truck crash in Cork
# Blarney
# Blarney

Man in critical condition after motorbike and truck crash in Cork

17 hours ago 12,160 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at around 1pm today.

Leo Varadkar: 'We need to balance that one person's rent is another person's income'
# Housing
# Housing

Leo Varadkar: 'We need to balance that one person's rent is another person's income'

Updated 17 hours ago 75,596 Views 102 Comments

The Taoiseach defended the government’s policy of linking rent increases to inflation.

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution
# Power To The Players
From The42
# Power To The Players

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution

17 hours ago 14,016 Views 3 Comments

‘I know it’s going to be a big change and I know that some clubs may be a little bit hesitant’, says Roc Nation Sports president Michael Yormark, ‘but at the end of the day, it’s about growing the sport.’

Liam Gallagher cancels Belfast gig after falling out of helicopter at music festival
# Gotta Roll With It
# Gotta Roll With It

Liam Gallagher cancels Belfast gig after falling out of helicopter at music festival

17 hours ago 36,126 Views 39 Comments

He injured himself at the Isle of Wight.

Harry Dunn's family reach deal with alleged killer as UK vows to return woman to 'face justice'
# Civil Claim
# Civil Claim

Harry Dunn's family reach deal with alleged killer as UK vows to return woman to 'face justice'

18 hours ago 21,338 Views 12 Comments

The agreement means the teenager’s family will now focus on the potential criminal case facing Anne Sacoolas.

Coronavirus: 1,423 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,423 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 32,249 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures today.

GAA president McCarthy hits out at 'down-right cowardly' criticism of players
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

GAA president McCarthy hits out at 'down-right cowardly' criticism of players

20 hours ago 19,212 Views 18 Comments

His comments come days after Mayo GAA condemned ‘personal attacks’ on their players and management.

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