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New York millionaire Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife
# Kathie Durst
# Kathie Durst

New York millionaire Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife

15 minutes ago 1,649 Views 0 Comments

Kathie Durst was 29 when she vanished and her body has never been found.

Back-to-work protocol updated in wake of decision to delay wide-scale office return
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Back-to-work protocol updated in wake of decision to delay wide-scale office return

Updated 22 minutes ago 21,597 Views 21 Comments

Based on advice from NPHET, the Government has decided against scrapping the work-from-home advice.

Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park

23 minutes ago 2,742 Views 0 Comments

Cornel Onofrei pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the woman in 2018.

Nightclubs and entertainers gear up for reopening despite uncertainty and last minute decisions
# Reopening
# Reopening

Nightclubs and entertainers gear up for reopening despite uncertainty and last minute decisions

Updated 29 minutes ago 7,334 Views 9 Comments
  • Musicians and entertainers say they have already had cancellations due to the lack of clarity.
  • There is a concern that this industry will be blamed if Covid numbers continue to rise.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin has defended the government's handling of the issue.
Pair arrested on suspicion of conspiring to administer poison in UK drink spiking inquiry
# Nottingham
# Nottingham

Pair arrested on suspicion of conspiring to administer poison in UK drink spiking inquiry

34 minutes ago 1,889 Views 1 Comment

The men, aged 18 and 19, are being questioned by detectives after a spate of incidents in Nottingham.

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce
# Reopening
From The42
# Reopening

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce

Updated 1 hour ago 3,564 Views 2 Comments

Fully-vaccinated panels can again use the locker-rooms.

Donnelly: Free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 will begin in August 2022
# The Pill
# The Pill

Donnelly: Free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 will begin in August 2022

1 hour ago 2,126 Views 8 Comments

The scheme will cost between €18m to €22m.

Opinion: If we don't act now on plastic pollution, we will run out of choices
# Plastic Or Planet?
# Plastic Or Planet?

Opinion: If we don't act now on plastic pollution, we will run out of choices

Updated 1 hour ago 8,841 Views 27 Comments

Lyndsey O’Connell of the Sick of Plastic campaign outlines just how destructive this material is and offers simple ways to avoid using it.

Man charged in connection with alleged Cavan post office robbery
# Cavan
# Cavan

Man charged in connection with alleged Cavan post office robbery

2 hours ago 4,376 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in Cavan District Court this morning.

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Woman seriously injured after being struck in the face by firework in Galway
# Eyre Square
# Eyre Square

Woman seriously injured after being struck in the face by firework in Galway

2 hours ago 12,552 Views 10 Comments

The woman was removed from the scene by ambulance.

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun which killed cinematographer on movie set, police say
# New Mexico
# New Mexico

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun which killed cinematographer on movie set, police say

Updated 2 hours ago 85,531 Views 0 Comments

Deputies responded at about 2pm to the movie set at the Bonanza Creek Ranch after 911 calls came in.

EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus
# Summit
# Summit

EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus

3 hours ago 4,599 Views 4 Comments

Poland and Lithuania have been struggling to cope with an unusually high number of migrants arriving at their borders in recent months.

Renato Gehlen sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of wife Anne Colomines
# Court
# Court

Renato Gehlen sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of wife Anne Colomines

3 hours ago 8,348 Views 0 Comments

Statements were read out from members of the deceased’s family in court.

Taoiseach calls for garda review of security for Irish politicians after David Amess killing
# Garda Intelligence
# Garda Intelligence

Taoiseach calls for garda review of security for Irish politicians after David Amess killing

3 hours ago 14,492 Views 60 Comments

Micheál Martin said he has been “roared and screamed at” while walking down the street.

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

4 hours ago 12,133 Views 2 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into…

The Explainer: Why are Covid cases rising despite Ireland's high vaccination rate?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are Covid cases rising despite Ireland's high vaccination rate?

4 hours ago 16,220 Views 5 Comments

We speak to a virologist to get the latest.

Group spreading false Covid-19 claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Group spreading false Covid-19 claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months

4 hours ago 14,415 Views 0 Comments

World Doctors Alliance was co-founded by former UCD Professor Dolores Cahill.

Myanmar torn by armed conflict and becoming a failed state, says UN envoy
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar torn by armed conflict and becoming a failed state, says UN envoy

5 hours ago 4,010 Views 5 Comments

Christine Schraner Burgener said fighting between the ruling army and different factions was increasing across the country.

Poll: will you reduce your social contacts this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: will you reduce your social contacts this bank holiday weekend?

6 hours ago 28,824 Views 72 Comments

Nightclubs and events are back on the menu but warnings to social distance remain.

Amnesty International calls for probe into Covid deaths in Italian care homes
# Lombardy
# Lombardy

Amnesty International calls for probe into Covid deaths in Italian care homes

6 hours ago 8,627 Views 4 Comments

The human rights organisation has also raised concerns about alleged retaliation against staff who spoke out about working conditions.

EU summit sees Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic lining up against Brussels
# EU
# EU

EU summit sees Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic lining up against Brussels

7 hours ago 23,410 Views 68 Comments

The east-west divide was set to continue today, when leaders would return to discuss migration.

Marmion praises Doak's progression but warns him to expect tough exam at Aviva
# Master And Apprentice
From The42
# Master And Apprentice

Marmion praises Doak's progression but warns him to expect tough exam at Aviva

Updated 7 hours ago 11,672 Views 14 Comments

The two rivals could come face to face at the Aviva this Saturday.

Weddings and sporting events can now go to full capacity as nightclubs make tentative return
# Lifting Lockdown
# Lifting Lockdown

Weddings and sporting events can now go to full capacity as nightclubs make tentative return

Updated 8 hours ago 18,685 Views 19 Comments

Today was meant to see all restrictions lifted.

KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal
# KBC
# KBC

KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal

8 hours ago 13,392 Views 18 Comments

KBC Bank Ireland said the transaction would ultimately result in KBC Group’s withdrawal from the Irish market.

Human remains found in Florida wilderness confirmed as Gabby Petitio's boyfriend
# Brian Laundrie
# Brian Laundrie

Human remains found in Florida wilderness confirmed as Gabby Petitio's boyfriend

8 hours ago 34,795 Views 16 Comments

The remains, a backpack and notebook believed to belong to Brian Laundrie were discovered on Wednesday.

Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions fell less during the pandemic than in the previous year
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions fell less during the pandemic than in the previous year

15 hours ago 7,861 Views 11 Comments

Emissions from Ireland in 2020 failed to stay within the allocation set by the EU.

'Revolving door': Traveller women imprisoned for minor offences such as driving without tax
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

'Revolving door': Traveller women imprisoned for minor offences such as driving without tax

16 hours ago 37,376 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal examine the impact of the justice system on Travellers, with a focus on children
  • Reporters Michelle Hennessy and Maria Delaney found young Travellers detainee numbers jumped last year
  • Children who spoke to the investigation team said they felt fear and anxiety around interactions with gardaí

Yesterday’s News

Britain's Queen Elizabeth spent last night in hospital for ‘preliminary investigations’
# Hospitalised
# Hospitalised

Britain's Queen Elizabeth spent last night in hospital for ‘preliminary investigations’

17 hours ago 44,795 Views 56 Comments

Buckingham Palace said the monarch, 95, returned to Windsor Castle at lunchtime today.

More Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan
# Brought To Safety
# Brought To Safety

More Irish citizens evacuated from Afghanistan

17 hours ago 12,828 Views 3 Comments

Simon Coveney confirmed on Thursday that another 10 citizens and six dependents had been evacuated from Kabul Airport to Doha.

The return of the bar: The raft of new measures for hospitality have been revealed
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

The return of the bar: The raft of new measures for hospitality have been revealed

Updated 18 hours ago 78,418 Views 92 Comments
  • Guidance was published in full this evening.
  • Minister Catherine Martin said people will be able to queue at the bar once social distancing is observed.
  • The 11.30 pm closing time for hospitality is to be scrapped.
Ex-Barcelona teenager Gilsenan commits to Ireland over Australia as he starts recovery from ACL injury
# Nailing His Colours
From The42
# Nailing His Colours

Ex-Barcelona teenager Gilsenan commits to Ireland over Australia as he starts recovery from ACL injury

Updated 18 hours ago 52,225 Views 8 Comments

Gilsenan was born in Perth to parents from Dublin.

Ireland open World Cup qualifying campaign on losing note against Sweden
# Top Swedes
From The42
# Top Swedes

Ireland open World Cup qualifying campaign on losing note against Sweden

18 hours ago 19,475 Views 10 Comments

An unfortunate own goal was ultimately the difference as 4,017 fans watched on at Tallaght Stadium.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

19 hours ago 6,969 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

19 hours ago 21,296 Views 21 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’

Updated 19 hours ago 20,311 Views 39 Comments

Several EU officials insisted that there would be no ganging-up against Poland.

Your Evening Longread: Meet the voices behind the Squid Game VIPs
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: Meet the voices behind the Squid Game VIPs

20 hours ago 10,948 Views 0 Comments

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

Government to cover legal bill for families of R116 victims
# R116
# R116

Government to cover legal bill for families of R116 victims

Updated 20 hours ago 30,291 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Ryan has told families of the victims of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 crash that the Government will cover their legal costs.

Opinion: The future of Ireland's economy depends on the digital education of our children
# Education
# Education

Opinion: The future of Ireland's economy depends on the digital education of our children

21 hours ago 8,457 Views 5 Comments

Gavin Molloy of Olus Education says the schools’ curriculum needs to keep up to prepare for the careers of tomorrow.

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