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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

15 minutes ago 688 Views 2 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 33 minutes ago 29,535 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

42 minutes ago 1,464 Views 2 Comments

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

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle

1 hour ago 4,586 Views 0 Comments

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

Newcastle-Tottenham game resumes after medical emergency
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Newcastle-Tottenham game resumes after medical emergency

1 hour ago 23,723 Views 7 Comments

A statement read: ‘The supporter who was in need of urgent medical assistance has been stabilised and is on their way to hospital.’

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

1 hour ago 7,906 Views 2 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

2 hours ago 11,217 Views 4 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

3 hours ago 2,829 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 in NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

3 hours ago 14,492 Views 39 Comments

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

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Migration and the EU
'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 3 hours ago 18,852 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

4 hours ago 12,598 Views 19 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

5 hours ago 11,247 Views 2 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'

5 hours ago 20,544 Views 30 Comments

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

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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

5 hours ago 20,365 Views 6 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

6 hours ago 30,508 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says
# David Amess
# David Amess

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says

Updated 7 hours ago 25,746 Views 4 Comments

It comes after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents on Friday.

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

7 hours ago 6,177 Views 4 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

8 hours ago 40,321 Views 120 Comments

A report has recommended that the licence fee should be replaced by exchequer funding.

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali

8 hours ago 8,798 Views 1 Comment

The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic.

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night

9 hours ago 20,465 Views 34 Comments

The Munster No10 won the game with a late conversion just minutes after seeing his clearance kick charged down for a Connacht try.

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

9 hours ago 23,004 Views 55 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall

10 hours ago 10,696 Views 1 Comment

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

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

11 hours ago 26,502 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

11 hours ago 32,463 Views 65 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says
# Robert Durst
# Robert Durst

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says

11 hours ago 28,940 Views 8 Comments

Earlier this week, he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend.

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'
# Cork
# Cork

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'

11 hours ago 22,533 Views 37 Comments

The Cork Jazz Festival runs from 22-25 October.

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different
# Reds Issue
From The42
# Reds Issue

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different

12 hours ago 12,783 Views 2 Comments

Positive moves off the pitch have helped put the club on the right path again, but the Tolka Park issue still looms large.

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

12 hours ago 23,944 Views 4 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows

19 hours ago 23,953 Views 71 Comments

It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?
# The Count
# The Count

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?

21 hours ago 45,539 Views 24 Comments

We all know that 42 is the most important, but anyway…

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death
# Joey
From The42
# Joey

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death

21 hours ago 40,200 Views 114 Comments

Munster defeated Connacht with a late Joey Carbery conversion in the first Irish derby of the season in Thomond Park.

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess

Updated 22 hours ago 40,608 Views 24 Comments

Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
# Profile
# Profile

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

23 hours ago 46,454 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

23 hours ago 8,610 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets
# Looking Sharp
From The42
# Looking Sharp

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets

23 hours ago 22,735 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side delivered a performance full of power and skill as they welcomed back some big-hitters.

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan

Sat 7:04 PM 34,890 Views 84 Comments

Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'
# Assessing Biden
# Assessing Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'

Sat 7:00 PM 12,027 Views 27 Comments

Our columnist says Biden is doing OK but has taken a major hit on the back of Afghanistan.

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