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Today’s News

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'
# Young Adults
# Young Adults

'Good reasons for concern': Young face worrying circumstances despite Budget's 'youthful tinge'

5 hours ago 3,239 Views 2 Comments
  • The pandemic has compounded long-standing issues around accommodation costs, low pay and job precarity, Ian Curran writes.
  • Workers in their 20s are now spending more on rent and earning less in real terms than their parents did.
  • Some of these issues are "particularly troublesome" for women, economists say,

Yesterday’s News

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians

6 hours ago 5,538 Views 15 Comments

A former MP’s assistant said she had suffered nightmares and left politics because of dealing with constant death threats.

Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes
# Seizures
# Seizures

Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes

7 hours ago 17,112 Views 15 Comments

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau said gangs are also investing their ill-gotten gains in bloodstock and cryptocurrency.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Texas
# Texas

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

8 hours ago 6,954 Views 22 Comments

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury
# Luckless
From The42
# Luckless

Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury

8 hours ago 13,616 Views 10 Comments

Ulster defeated the Lions with a bonus-point win at Kingspan Stadium tonight.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

8 hours ago 5,750 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'

Updated 9 hours ago 63,596 Views 166 Comments

It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.

Your Evening Longread: The global links of the Kinahan crime gang
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: The global links of the Kinahan crime gang

9 hours ago 9,241 Views 0 Comments

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

Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'
# Winter Infections
# Winter Infections

Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'

Updated 9 hours ago 42,792 Views 36 Comments

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer suggested people should “work from home where possible this autumn and winter”.

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess
# Tributes
# Tributes

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess

Updated 10 hours ago 9,568 Views 1 Comment

Amess was stabbed to death today.

Martin Hayes: 'One night my father said - a stór, maybe the fiddle isn't the instrument for you'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Martin Hayes: 'One night my father said - a stór, maybe the fiddle isn't the instrument for you'

10 hours ago 14,028 Views 5 Comments

In this extract from his new memoir, the renowned fiddle player writes about his arduous journey to learning the instrument – and the support he got from his dad.

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess
# David Amess
# David Amess

Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess

Updated 10 hours ago 128,028 Views 56 Comments
  • David Amess died after he was stabbed several times during a constituency clinic.
  • A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin are among those who have shared sympathies.
Sofa Watch: The Late Late pays a final tribute to The Chieftain
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Late Late pays a final tribute to The Chieftain

11 hours ago 11,209 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed
# Retrial
# Retrial

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed

11 hours ago 17,133 Views 0 Comments

Roy Carroll was found guilty of possession of cocaine for sale or supply.

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash
# Bunratty
# Bunratty

Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash

12 hours ago 36,316 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened around 2.10pm this afternoon.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

12 hours ago 23,091 Views 9 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

The climate crisis and COP26: Sign up for our Open Newsroom next Tuesday
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

The climate crisis and COP26: Sign up for our Open Newsroom next Tuesday

12 hours ago 2,626 Views 1 Comment

As we approach the COP26 summit we look at what role Ireland and the EU will play in the talks

US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November
# Back In The Usa
# Back In The Usa

US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November

13 hours ago 9,141 Views 20 Comments

The US closed its borders for 18 months.

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month
# Halloween
# Halloween

Dublin firefighters to ballot for industrial action over staff shortages on busiest month

13 hours ago 6,500 Views 4 Comments

Siptu said firefighters are concerned they will not be able to respond adequately to emergencies.

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

About 43,000 people ‘given wrong PCR Covid test results' in the UK

14 hours ago 15,840 Views 8 Comments

The errors relate to test results given to people between September 8 and October 12.

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles
# This Is 40
From The42
# This Is 40

'Still going strong, still influential' - The Tipperary icons nearing 40 and playing key roles

Updated 14 hours ago 20,606 Views 3 Comments

Paul Curran and Eoin Kelly continue to perform at the top of the Tipperary senior hurling game.

Coronavirus: 1,914 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,914 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

14 hours ago 49,260 Views 94 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated
# Heating
# Heating

Fuel Allowance increase won't be paid out until November - but will be backdated

15 hours ago 13,831 Views 8 Comments

It was confirmed on Tuesday that the allowance was increasing by €5 to €33 a week.

The Nitelink will be back next Friday after all (if nightclubs are open that is)
# Dublin
# Dublin

The Nitelink will be back next Friday after all (if nightclubs are open that is)

15 hours ago 9,821 Views 6 Comments

There had been concerns that the Dublin Bus service would not be operational for the planned return of nightclubs.

'Music was his life': Funeral of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney takes place in Wicklow
# Paddy Moloney
# Paddy Moloney

'Music was his life': Funeral of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney takes place in Wicklow

Updated 16 hours ago 44,111 Views 6 Comments

The piper, composer and producer from Donnycarney in Dublin died earlier this week aged 83.

Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure
# A Lot Of Dough
# A Lot Of Dough

Krispy Kreme store records weekly revenues of almost €87,000 despite Covid closure

16 hours ago 32,243 Views 44 Comments

The Blanchardstown store shut down between March and May last year.

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital

16 hours ago 12,448 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?

17 hours ago 4,876 Views 0 Comments

Could Kenny lead Ireland into the Euro 2024 campaign? We take a look at the highs and lows of his role so far.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

17 hours ago 18,374 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into…

Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990

18 hours ago 16,304 Views 0 Comments

Cosby was released from prison in June after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns
# Brexit
# Brexit

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns

18 hours ago 11,520 Views 16 Comments

The Brexit Minister will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels today.

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline
# Reopening
# Reopening

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline

20 hours ago 7,473 Views 5 Comments

Foreign tourists on regular flights will then be able to enter India starting on 15 November.

Norway bow-and-arrow attacker handed over to health services, prosecution says
# Norway
# Norway

Norway bow-and-arrow attacker handed over to health services, prosecution says

20 hours ago 11,079 Views 19 Comments

A judge was to decide later today whether to hold Brathen in detention.

'There was a little phase there when I was thinking, 'Yeah, this is no craic at all''
# Highs And Lows
From The42
# Highs And Lows

'There was a little phase there when I was thinking, 'Yeah, this is no craic at all''

Updated 21 hours ago 25,152 Views 23 Comments

Munster lock Jean Kleyn on enjoying his rugby again, Ireland ambitions and Anthony Foley.

ESRI warns of 'real cuts' to low-income families and retired couples if prices keep rising
# ESRI
# ESRI

ESRI warns of 'real cuts' to low-income families and retired couples if prices keep rising

21 hours ago 11,848 Views 20 Comments

The research into Tuesday’s budget was published by the Economic and Social Research Institute.

Poll: Should free contraception be extended to all ages over 25?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should free contraception be extended to all ages over 25?

21 hours ago 24,339 Views 43 Comments

It was announced this week that the contraceptive pill will be free of charge for women in the 17-25 age cohort.

Motorcyclist (20s) dies following two-vehicle collision in Dublin
# Lucan
# Lucan

Motorcyclist (20s) dies following two-vehicle collision in Dublin

22 hours ago 22,816 Views 1 Comment

Investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month

22 hours ago 15,051 Views 5 Comments

“Hotel quarantine will be a thing of the past. This is a significant day for our state.”

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