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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

20 minutes ago 1,580 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

49 minutes ago 3,402 Views 29 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

56 minutes ago 6,907 Views 0 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?

57 minutes ago 13,412 Views 1 Comment

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

1 hour ago 5,648 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

2 hours ago 2,381 Views 3 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?

2 hours ago 20,637 Views 52 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

2 hours ago 5,953 Views 3 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

3 hours ago 18,740 Views 57 Comments

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

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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 4 hours ago 10,298 Views 12 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 4 hours ago 16,872 Views 18 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

5 hours ago 11,519 Views 15 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

5 hours ago 29,829 Views 13 Comments

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

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

5 hours ago 6,961 Views 22 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.

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

6 hours ago 67,174 Views 0 Comments

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

Some 'confusion and frustration' among employers over lack of clarity around office return plan
# Remote Working
# Remote Working

Some 'confusion and frustration' among employers over lack of clarity around office return plan

6 hours ago 17,431 Views 19 Comments

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

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

12 hours ago 7,189 Views 10 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

12 hours ago 32,672 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’

14 hours ago 42,563 Views 57 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

14 hours ago 12,191 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 15 hours ago 77,263 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 15 hours ago 49,397 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

15 hours ago 18,906 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

16 hours ago 6,747 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?

16 hours ago 20,469 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 16 hours ago 19,849 Views 40 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

16 hours ago 10,605 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 17 hours ago 29,895 Views 20 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

17 hours ago 8,201 Views 5 Comments

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

Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work
# Call For Change
# Call For Change

Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work

18 hours ago 11,359 Views 6 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin says it’s unacceptable that perpetrators are often those with positions of authority.

Former council worker jailed for releasing rats into workplace
# Cork
# Cork

Former council worker jailed for releasing rats into workplace

18 hours ago 30,001 Views 3 Comments

The 61-year-old also paid €3k in compensation.

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles

18 hours ago 14,899 Views 3 Comments

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

More Ireland players 'stepping up to be a professional footballer, training full-time'
# Progression
From The42
# Progression

More Ireland players 'stepping up to be a professional footballer, training full-time'

Updated 19 hours ago 15,131 Views 3 Comments

Louise Quinn is encouraged by the progress the squad have made of late.

CAB seizes 11 vehicles from motor dealership in operation targeting organised crime
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

CAB seizes 11 vehicles from motor dealership in operation targeting organised crime

19 hours ago 46,054 Views 14 Comments

The raid is linked to a similar seizure in west Dublin earlier this year.

Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

19 hours ago 37,175 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November
# Rent Cap
# Rent Cap

Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November

19 hours ago 11,984 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said inflation is now running at over 4.3%.

HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards

19 hours ago 7,130 Views 2 Comments

The guidelines can be implemented from 1 November.

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