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Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?
# Tout Of Order
# Tout Of Order

Poll: Have you ever bought a ticket from a tout?

2 minutes ago 176 Views 0 Comments

Today’s burning question.

Man due in court over seizure of €150k worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan
# Seized
# Seized

Man due in court over seizure of €150k worth of suspected cannabis in Monaghan

51 minutes ago 1,345 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized following the search of a house in Monaghan on Monday.

China insists Taiwan has no right to join United Nations
# United Nations
# United Nations

China insists Taiwan has no right to join United Nations

1 hour ago 6,082 Views 13 Comments

The US has ratcheted up tensions, calling for Taiwan to have greater involvement in the world body.

HSE preparing for influx of Covid patients and warns that up to 2,000 could be hospitalised
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

HSE preparing for influx of Covid patients and warns that up to 2,000 could be hospitalised

1 hour ago 12,654 Views 44 Comments

There are currently 513 in hospitals with the disease.

US expels China Telecom unit out of market over national security concerns
# China Telecom
# China Telecom

US expels China Telecom unit out of market over national security concerns

2 hours ago 5,853 Views 7 Comments

The FCC cited the danger that Beijing might use the firm to eavesdrop or disrupt US communications.

Australian Cavallo becomes first A-League player to come out as gay
# Role Model
From The42
# Role Model

Australian Cavallo becomes first A-League player to come out as gay

2 hours ago 8,820 Views 4 Comments

“I’m a footballer and I’m gay,” the 21-year-old declared on social media.

Localised flooding and thunderstorms expected as rain warning in place for 10 counties
# Looks Like Rain Ted
# Looks Like Rain Ted

Localised flooding and thunderstorms expected as rain warning in place for 10 counties

2 hours ago 13,450 Views 2 Comments

Met Éireann says conditions will be unsettled for the rest of the week.

Australia lifts international travel ban for citizens
# Ban Lifted
# Ban Lifted

Australia lifts international travel ban for citizens

2 hours ago 7,252 Views 4 Comments

Australia closed its borders on 20 March last year.

NHS Test and Trace programme ‘has failed on main objective’, report finds
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

NHS Test and Trace programme ‘has failed on main objective’, report finds

2 hours ago 6,594 Views 3 Comments

MPs have been heavily critical of the programme in the report.

US government’s appeal to extradite Julian Assange to be heard at UK High Court
# Julian Assange
# Julian Assange

US government’s appeal to extradite Julian Assange to be heard at UK High Court

2 hours ago 3,786 Views 0 Comments

A District Judge in January ruled that Assange is a serious suicide threat if extradited across the Atlantic.

Face coverings now mandatory for everyone in House of Commons - except MPs
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Face coverings now mandatory for everyone in House of Commons - except MPs

2 hours ago 11,038 Views 6 Comments

Commons authorities said it couldn’t compel MPs to wear masks as they are not deemed to be Parliament employees.

Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies

3 hours ago 5,636 Views 3 Comments

The committee does not have the power to bring charges itself.

Gardaí probe double stabbing in Dublin city centre
# Dublin Stabbing
# Dublin Stabbing

Gardaí probe double stabbing in Dublin city centre

3 hours ago 22,124 Views 7 Comments

The incidents happened shortly after 8pm last night.

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children

3 hours ago 5,048 Views 13 Comments

The FDA isn’t bound by the panel’s recommendation and is expected to make its own decision within days.

Belgium imposes pandemic restrictions amid surge in infections
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Belgium imposes pandemic restrictions amid surge in infections

3 hours ago 15,640 Views 15 Comments

A nationwide use of the Covid-19 pass has been expanded.

Brexit's impact on Dublin Port is 'clear' as cargo volumes decline
# Port In A Storm
# Port In A Storm

Brexit's impact on Dublin Port is 'clear' as cargo volumes decline

3 hours ago 21,561 Views 21 Comments

Trade with European ports, meanwhile, has increased by 36% in the first nine months of the year.

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine

10 hours ago 13,119 Views 17 Comments
  • 92% of pregnant women in intensive care with Covid-19 are not vaccinated.
  • Vaccination rates have remained lower than expected, at between 25-40%.
  • Midwives say the HSE has given them very little instruction on how to handle vaccine-hesitant women, writes Céimin Burke.

Yesterday’s News

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas
# Military Takeover
# Military Takeover

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas

Updated 11 hours ago 12,387 Views 5 Comments

The military takeover has been widely denounced.

Vera Pauw: 'It gives us such a boost that we can get out of this group'
# Fight To The Finnish
From The42
# Fight To The Finnish

Vera Pauw: 'It gives us such a boost that we can get out of this group'

Updated 11 hours ago 13,139 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland boss says that lessons learned in defeats to higher-ranked sides were key to tonight’s win over Finland.

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing
# Social Media
# Social Media

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing

12 hours ago 8,471 Views 30 Comments

TikTok and Snapcaht reps argued they are built to protect against the mental health and safety risks present on social media.

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land
# West Bank
# West Bank

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land

12 hours ago 16,065 Views 22 Comments

The criticism by President Joe Biden’s administration was some of the strongest in years on Israel.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

13 hours ago 6,972 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of the biggest news headlines.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth pulls out of Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow
# Doctor's Orders
# Doctor's Orders

Britain's Queen Elizabeth pulls out of Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow

13 hours ago 36,944 Views 39 Comments

The British royal family are due to carry out a series of engagements at Cop26.

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'

Updated 14 hours ago 21,653 Views 3 Comments

Noel McNamara is thriving in his new role with the Sharks after joining from Leinster.

Covid Cabinet sub committee discuss compliance, antigen tests and boosters
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid Cabinet sub committee discuss compliance, antigen tests and boosters

14 hours ago 16,148 Views 53 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says there are concerns about the level of infection among healthcare workers and patients in hospital.

Your Evening Longread: My father, the hitman
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: My father, the hitman

14 hours ago 11,537 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

British Government u-turns on sewage penalties for water companies following backlash
# Too Much Crap
# Too Much Crap

British Government u-turns on sewage penalties for water companies following backlash

15 hours ago 17,802 Views 22 Comments

Last week, MPs rejected placing a new duty on water companies to reduce raw sewage discharges into English rivers.

O'Sullivan the matchwinner as Pauw's Ireland claim massive victory in Finland
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

O'Sullivan the matchwinner as Pauw's Ireland claim massive victory in Finland

15 hours ago 23,032 Views 19 Comments

The Girls In Green came out on top of a crucial World Cup qualifying clash in Helsinki.

The Remote: Mrs Brown's Boys live, Insecure returns and Clive Owen as Bill Clinton
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Mrs Brown's Boys live, Insecure returns and Clive Owen as Bill Clinton

15 hours ago 14,589 Views 10 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

Covid-19 pandemic is 'far from finished', says WHO
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19 pandemic is 'far from finished', says WHO

16 hours ago 28,472 Views 20 Comments

Just 14 vaccine doses have been administered per 100 people in Africa.

Woman sues Kellogg for $5m, claiming there aren't enough strawberries in strawberry Pop-Tarts
# Food Fight
# Food Fight

Woman sues Kellogg for $5m, claiming there aren't enough strawberries in strawberry Pop-Tarts

16 hours ago 44,712 Views 0 Comments

The woman has argued the snack contains more quantities of other fruits.

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house

16 hours ago 29,516 Views 0 Comments

The court was told the case against Derryroe Ltd and the co-defendants was the “unauthorised demolition” of The O’Rahilly House.

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules
# Ticketing System
# Ticketing System

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules

Updated 16 hours ago 30,983 Views 35 Comments
  • All nightclub events must be ticketed from this week.
  • LVA CEO Donall O'Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
  • Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said that the Government’s handling of the situation “was and is an absolute shambles”.
Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill

16 hours ago 11,777 Views 21 Comments

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said the policy must be delivered upon.

Teen who killed dog by kicking it over owner's head is jailed for six months
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Teen who killed dog by kicking it over owner's head is jailed for six months

17 hours ago 66,416 Views 66 Comments

Josh Henney twice kicked the dog in its underbelly while its owner was speaking with his mother.

Coronavirus: 2,193 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 2,193 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 48,701 Views 74 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

'Both challenging and not ambitious enough': Why the carbon budgets are a huge deal for Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

'Both challenging and not ambitious enough': Why the carbon budgets are a huge deal for Ireland

17 hours ago 5,646 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s first proposed carbon budgets were finalised yesterday.

As it happened: Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live 18 hours ago

As it happened: Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

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