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Today’s News

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?

32 minutes ago 6,087 Views 13 Comments

Cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity in recent years.

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide

56 minutes ago 7,839 Views 0 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested following the incident.

'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns
# Never Really Over
From The42
# Never Really Over

'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns

1 hour ago 4,982 Views 0 Comments

Cork hurling legend Brian Corcoran and Ireland international Áine O’Gorman speak to The42 about why they went back.

Witness appeal after man is hit by car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Witness appeal after man is hit by car in Tallaght

1 hour ago 7,481 Views 1 Comment

Shortly after 11pm yesterday, a pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a car.

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Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Clodagh Finn: Let's look at what women did in history, not what they weren't allowed to do

1 hour ago 3,609 Views 9 Comments

Author Clodagh Finn on the women who are too often relegated to the footnotes of history.

Britain accuses Putin of plot to install Kremlin ally in Ukraine
# Moscow
# Moscow

Britain accuses Putin of plot to install Kremlin ally in Ukraine

2 hours ago 7,470 Views 11 Comments

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russian intelligence services are seeking to subvert the government in Kiev.

Sitdown Sunday: How the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How the climate crisis is turning the Arctic green

2 hours ago 4,199 Views 0 Comments

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

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin

2 hours ago 20,947 Views 0 Comments

Shortly before 1.30am, gardaí and units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of the collision in Dublin 12.

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'

3 hours ago 12,981 Views 1 Comment

Conor Carey’s career has taken him from Ulster to Connacht and on to Northampton Saints.

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Dublin rally hears calls for Government intervention to ‘save’ Moore Street

3 hours ago 8,587 Views 11 Comments

The area housed the headquarters for the leaders of the Easter Rising in the final stages of the 1916 insurrection.

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

3 hours ago 35,528 Views 63 Comments

Jacinda Ardern had been planning to get married next weekend but the celebration has been postponed.

Opinion: The drive for re-election is a major flaw of modern democracy
# Global Politics
# Global Politics

Opinion: The drive for re-election is a major flaw of modern democracy

3 hours ago 5,966 Views 6 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at democracy and asks if it prevents politicians from pushing for real change.

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

4 hours ago 17,953 Views 2 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic
# Good Information
# Good Information

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic

11 hours ago 20,161 Views 36 Comments
  • Recent research pointed to higher levels of abuse towards female politicians in Ireland compared to their male counterparts, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One local councillor shared her experience of receiving inappropriate messages from a man on Facebook.
  • Research shows these types of negative online experiences lead to self-censoring by women.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you these Meat Loaf lyrics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you these Meat Loaf lyrics?

13 hours ago 34,220 Views 26 Comments

The death of Meat Loaf was confirm by his family in a statement yesterday.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

14 hours ago 11,929 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads
# Coining It
# Coining It

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads

15 hours ago 27,547 Views 50 Comments

Spain and the United Kingdom have both unveiled new rules aimed at tightening advertising standards for crypto-assets.

Ulster survive nervy climax to beat Clermont and make it 4 from 4
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Ulster survive nervy climax to beat Clermont and make it 4 from 4

15 hours ago 21,662 Views 28 Comments

Five tries at Kingspan Stadium and a thoroughly dominant display for 70 minutes proved enough for the Irish side.

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
# Yemen
# Yemen

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison

15 hours ago 12,972 Views 8 Comments

More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms
# Biden Under Pressure
# Biden Under Pressure

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms

16 hours ago 29,051 Views 94 Comments

Our columnist says it’s not looking good for the Democrats in the 2022 midterms this November.

Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Spirits high as Ireland takes big step back to normality

16 hours ago 38,604 Views 64 Comments

The majority of Covid-19 restrictions lifted at 6am on Saturday.

Russia to conduct missile tests in Irish-patrolled waters 240km off south-west coast
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Russia to conduct missile tests in Irish-patrolled waters 240km off south-west coast

Updated 16 hours ago 212,661 Views 160 Comments

The missile test will take place in the first week of February in the Atlantic Ocean.

'Irish Mick' sex offender refused bail in Belfast after communicating with boy
# Belfast
# Belfast

'Irish Mick' sex offender refused bail in Belfast after communicating with boy

17 hours ago 34,663 Views 2 Comments

The man is charged with breaching the terms of a prevention order by having contact with a male child.

Man United beat West Ham with virtually the last kick of the game
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Man United beat West Ham with virtually the last kick of the game

18 hours ago 29,668 Views 64 Comments

Marcus Rashford scored a winner deep into stoppage time.

‘Reckless discharge’ led to British academic being shot dead in bed in US
# Georgia
# Georgia

‘Reckless discharge’ led to British academic being shot dead in bed in US

18 hours ago 57,239 Views 29 Comments

Dr Matthew Willson was described by the University of Exeter as a ‘much-loved member of our astrophysics team’.

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation

18 hours ago 58,800 Views 95 Comments

Protesters marched from Parnell Square to the GPO this afternoon.

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine

Updated 19 hours ago 11,929 Views 28 Comments

There are fears that Russia will invade Ukraine after Moscow massed tens of thousands of troops at the border.

Tributes paid to author and journalist Colm Keane, who has died aged 70
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to author and journalist Colm Keane, who has died aged 70

Updated 20 hours ago 70,353 Views 12 Comments

He was the author of 29 books and produced several documentaries.

Leinster take Bath to the cleaners as they march into European knock-outs
# Hammering
From The42
# Hammering

Leinster take Bath to the cleaners as they march into European knock-outs

20 hours ago 37,800 Views 59 Comments

Jimmy O’Brien scored four tries as Leo Cullen’s side enjoyed a dominant victory.

Universities body prefers a return to 'normalised grading' for Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Universities body prefers a return to 'normalised grading' for Leaving Cert

20 hours ago 16,881 Views 22 Comments

A survey released by the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union this week showed 68% of students want a ‘hybrid-model’ Leaving Cert.

Covid-19: 10,600 cases, 836 people in hospital and 78 in ICU
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 10,600 cases, 836 people in hospital and 78 in ICU

21 hours ago 46,114 Views 49 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

Targets for recycling plastic packaging will be 'extremely challenging' - so how do we do it?
# Environment
# Environment

Targets for recycling plastic packaging will be 'extremely challenging' - so how do we do it?

22 hours ago 11,447 Views 20 Comments

50% of plastic packaging waste needs to be recycled by 2025. The latest figures show only 22.5% is.

General practice nurses criticise omission from Govt's €1,000 bonus payment plan
# Bonus Payment
# Bonus Payment

General practice nurses criticise omission from Govt's €1,000 bonus payment plan

22 hours ago 36,498 Views 51 Comments

The government confirmed plans for a €1,000 tax-free bonus for public sector healthcare workers earlier this week.

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
# Met Police
# Met Police

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims

Sat 11:13 AM 31,541 Views 8 Comments

Chris Bryant said threats to withdraw funding from constituencies of MPs seeking to oust the PM should be referred to the police.

Poll: As restrictions ease, what are you looking forward to most?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: As restrictions ease, what are you looking forward to most?

Sat 10:30 AM 57,026 Views 66 Comments

The vast majority of Covid measures lifted at 6am today.

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history
# History Books
# History Books

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history

Sat 10:00 AM 6,694 Views 9 Comments

We’ve catalogued some of the landmark moments and milestones in Irish women’s history as part of this month’s Good Information Project cycle.

'They would go to war when they were down against the Limerick clubs' From The42

'They would go to war when they were down against the Limerick clubs'

Sat 10:00 AM 24,648 Views 5 Comments

St Mary’s became the first club from outside Munster to win the AIL in 2000.

'Intuitive and straightforward' - How geothermal energy could change how Irish homes are heated
# Above Water
# Above Water

'Intuitive and straightforward' - How geothermal energy could change how Irish homes are heated

Sat 9:30 AM 19,614 Views 17 Comments

By 2025, a target may be set for how much geothermal energy should contribute to Ireland’s long-term plans to reduce emissions.

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