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Today’s News

The Benin international who lit up Sligo
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

The Benin international who lit up Sligo

3 minutes ago 74 Views 0 Comments

Romuald Boco recalls his League of Ireland days and the three times he played in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Gardaí appeal for information on man's body found in 'unexplained circumstances' in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Gardaí appeal for information on man's body found in 'unexplained circumstances' in Donegal

8 minutes ago 637 Views 0 Comments

The man’s body was found lying in a laneway behind a row of houses in Knockalla Drive in Buncrana on Friday.

'Disappointed' Djokovic set to be deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal
# Novak Djokovic
# Novak Djokovic

'Disappointed' Djokovic set to be deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal

Updated 33 minutes ago 46,181 Views 100 Comments

He now faces a three-year ban from entering the country.

Ashling Murphy murder: Gardaí carry out searches as investigation continues
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Ashling Murphy murder: Gardaí carry out searches as investigation continues

51 minutes ago 12,613 Views 0 Comments

Detectives have spoken to a person of interest in the probe, who remains in hospital.

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Sitdown Sunday: The tourists who experience 'India syndrome' after falling in love with the country
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The tourists who experience 'India syndrome' after falling in love with the country

1 hour ago 6,153 Views 2 Comments

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

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

1 hour ago 3,951 Views 0 Comments

It sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore in Tonga and people rushing to higher ground.

Ireland has much to learn from history of division, Taoiseach says
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Ireland has much to learn from history of division, Taoiseach says

1 hour ago 3,840 Views 10 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking at an academic conference marking 100 years since the handing over of Dublin Castle by the British.

'I went to Barcelona and spent €2,500. That's the kind of release I was living for'
# Happy Place
From The42
# Happy Place

'I went to Barcelona and spent €2,500. That's the kind of release I was living for'

2 hours ago 24,560 Views 4 Comments

Niall Saunders retired from professional rugby at the age of 22 and is better for it.

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today

2 hours ago 4,030 Views 1 Comment

On 16 January 1922 at 1.45pm, the Viceroy of Ireland formally handed over power.

Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled

2 hours ago 10,863 Views 10 Comments

Johnson is preparing to announce a series of policies as he looks to survive pressure over the partygate revelations.

After a month without a game - Leinster are set to take out their anger on Montpellier today
# Revenge Mission
From The42
# Revenge Mission

After a month without a game - Leinster are set to take out their anger on Montpellier today

3 hours ago 6,311 Views 3 Comments

Leinster were stung by the European Cup’s decision to award Montpellier a 28-0 win last month – they get their chance for revenge today.

Methane: Levels of the potent greenhouse gas are still on the rise - here's why that matters
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Methane: Levels of the potent greenhouse gas are still on the rise - here's why that matters

3 hours ago 4,314 Views 9 Comments

Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, and recent data shows its atmospheric concentration is still increasing.

Facebook runs dozens of ads targeting Irish users with anti-vaccine and Covid-sceptic content
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Facebook runs dozens of ads targeting Irish users with anti-vaccine and Covid-sceptic content

9 hours ago 24,516 Views 0 Comments
  • A search of Facebook’s ad library this week found 40 ads sharing pandemic-related misinformation or Covid-sceptic slogans, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Advertisers included a company selling t-shirts, video bloggers promoting and a firm offering a 'vaccine detox' retreat in the south of Spain.
  • A Government TD described the level of misinformation in the ads as "absolutely startling".

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about these non-alcoholic beverages?
# Thirsty Work
# Thirsty Work

Quiz: How much do you know about these non-alcoholic beverages?

12 hours ago 45,348 Views 27 Comments

Do you want a soft drink Franteen?

There was one winning ticket of tonight's €19 million 'must-be-won' Lotto draw
# At Last
# At Last

There was one winning ticket of tonight's €19 million 'must-be-won' Lotto draw

Updated 12 hours ago 129,149 Views 103 Comments

The top prize had been capped at €19 million since October.

Ireland's Idah: 'I was over the moon. To get a Premier League goal is what every kid wants'
# Rebel Roar
From The42
# Rebel Roar

Ireland's Idah: 'I was over the moon. To get a Premier League goal is what every kid wants'

12 hours ago 17,914 Views 13 Comments

The Irish international scored his first goal in the English top-flight today.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

12 hours ago 9,757 Views 0 Comments

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

Have you seen missing person Bernard Szilasi?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing person Bernard Szilasi?

14 hours ago 24,990 Views 0 Comments

Bernard is known to frequent Dingle and Tralee in Co. Kerry.

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless
# Et Tu Boris
# Et Tu Boris

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless

14 hours ago 25,649 Views 9 Comments

Johnson wouldn’t be the first if he’s forced to resign by his own party.

Dream debut for Coutinho as Villa comeback to hold Man United
# Instant Impact
From The42
# Instant Impact

Dream debut for Coutinho as Villa comeback to hold Man United

14 hours ago 29,320 Views 48 Comments

Two goals from Bruno Fernandes had put the Red Devils in the driving seat.

Leaving Cert student: The government needs to listen to students for once and for all
# Schools Reopening
# Schools Reopening

Leaving Cert student: The government needs to listen to students for once and for all

15 hours ago 15,323 Views 0 Comments

Stella Butler shares her frustration at what she feels is a lack of long-term planning from government on schools.

Teenage boy missing from Limerick found 'safe and well'
# Found
# Found

Teenage boy missing from Limerick found 'safe and well'

16 hours ago 26,937 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public and the media for their assistance.

Connacht stunned by last-minute score as Leicester sneak controversial win
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Connacht stunned by last-minute score as Leicester sneak controversial win

16 hours ago 32,608 Views 52 Comments

Connacht lost 29-28 to Leicester in the Champions Cup today.

Vigils continue across island of Ireland for Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Vigils continue across island of Ireland for Ashling Murphy

17 hours ago 32,070 Views 0 Comments

Park Run runners in Ireland, the North and beyond held moments of silence

'Voice of the West': Tributes as former RTÉ correspondent Jim Fahy dies aged 75
# RIP
# RIP

'Voice of the West': Tributes as former RTÉ correspondent Jim Fahy dies aged 75

18 hours ago 37,238 Views 25 Comments

Fellow journalists and those employed by the station paid tribute to their former colleague today on social media.

Covid: 14,555 positive PCR cases and 5,406 antigens, 940 in hospital
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 14,555 positive PCR cases and 5,406 antigens, 940 in hospital

18 hours ago 71,252 Views 109 Comments

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

Ashling Murphy: Investigation continues as gardaí turn attention to new person of interest
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Ashling Murphy: Investigation continues as gardaí turn attention to new person of interest

19 hours ago 138,049 Views 0 Comments

The man identified by gardaí has been receiving treatment for injuries at a hospital.

Man City overcome Chelsea to go 13 points clear at top
# Leaders
From The42
# Leaders

Man City overcome Chelsea to go 13 points clear at top

19 hours ago 18,031 Views 37 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne scored the winning goal in the 70th minute.

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train

19 hours ago 17,654 Views 17 Comments

South Korea said it detected the North firing two missiles into the sea in its third weapons launch this month.

Prince Andrew’s lawyers want to question husband and psychologist of his accuser
# Virginia Giuffre
# Virginia Giuffre

Prince Andrew’s lawyers want to question husband and psychologist of his accuser

19 hours ago 44,563 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, lawyers for Virginia Giuffre are seeking witness testimony from the prince’s former assistant.

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public response and boosters have 'eased worst impacts' of latest Covid wave says HSE chief

20 hours ago 19,081 Views 60 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country is seeing progress with Covid and that it is “stabilising”.

Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface
# Wine Time Fridays
# Wine Time Fridays

Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface

21 hours ago 50,088 Views 25 Comments

Labour leader Keir Starmer said it was in the national interest for the Conservatives to ‘get rid’ of the Prime Minister.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

22 hours ago 27,756 Views 24 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage.

Five players who can hurt Ireland's Champions Cup dreams
# Five Star Show
From The42
# Five Star Show

Five players who can hurt Ireland's Champions Cup dreams

Updated 22 hours ago 22,827 Views 10 Comments

All four provinces are in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition – so long as they can navigate a path past this lot.

Poll: Would you like a big snow event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like a big snow event?

22 hours ago 52,810 Views 45 Comments

Temperatures are set to drop to -3 degrees tomorrow night.

Climate change’s adverse effects on health starts in the womb, studies find
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate change’s adverse effects on health starts in the womb, studies find

22 hours ago 14,952 Views 28 Comments

Climate hazards, including rising temperature, pollution and wildfires, are increasing the risk of pre-term birth.

Cost of refurbishing dilapidated ice rink would be up to €1 million, says Dundalk IT president
# Dundalk Ice Dome
# Dundalk Ice Dome

Cost of refurbishing dilapidated ice rink would be up to €1 million, says Dundalk IT president

23 hours ago 26,747 Views 18 Comments

The Ice Dome property was first purchased by DkIT in 2014.

Djokovic returned to detention in Australia after having visa cancelled for second time
# Australian Open
# Australian Open

Djokovic returned to detention in Australia after having visa cancelled for second time

23 hours ago 28,346 Views 53 Comments

An court appeal is scheduled for tomorrow, just a day before the tennis player is scheduled to play his first match of the Australian Open.

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