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'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?

2 hours ago 1,091 Views 5 Comments

With Ireland now in a different phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, will lessons be learned from the crisis gone by?

Yesterday’s News

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

3 hours ago 16,077 Views 0 Comments

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

Wolfe Tone Park reopens in Dublin's north inner city and promises to be 'an oasis of green space'
# Reopened
# Reopened

Wolfe Tone Park reopens in Dublin's north inner city and promises to be 'an oasis of green space'

4 hours ago 14,640 Views 7 Comments

Locals had been campaigning for the area to be rejuvenated.

Former RTÉ journalist found guilty of sexual assault
# Mícheál Ó Leidhin
# Mícheál Ó Leidhin

Former RTÉ journalist found guilty of sexual assault

4 hours ago 25,170 Views 0 Comments

Mícheál Ó Leidhin will be sentenced next week.

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'

5 hours ago 44,137 Views 37 Comments
  • Johnson made clear that he did not favour scrapping the Protocol, and instead wanted to secure changes to it.
  • DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the Prime Minister will be judged on his actions and not his words over the Protocol.
  • Sinn Féin Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill said the Protocol "is here to stay" following a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
GAA and GPA end expenses dispute with agreement on new players' charter
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

GAA and GPA end expenses dispute with agreement on new players' charter

5 hours ago 6,124 Views 0 Comments

A joint statement released by the two parties says all previously outstanding issues relating to travel expenses have now been resolved.

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

At least 10 killed in 'non stop' shelling of Severodonetsk, Ukraine, by Russian forces

Updated 6 hours ago 19,384 Views 1 Comment

Western intelligence has predicted that Moscow’s campaign will stall amid heavy losses and fierce resistance.

Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship

Updated 7 hours ago 22,837 Views 0 Comments

A court heard the actress had filed for divorce after violent episodes became more and more normal.

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Coleen Rooney finishes evidence in ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial

Updated 7 hours ago 42,448 Views 0 Comments

Mrs Rooney was asked about the aftermath of her ‘reveal’ post and Rebekah Vardy’s response.

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia

7 hours ago 28,949 Views 25 Comments

The company will retain its trademark in the country.

Woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband outside Wexford home
# Sarah Doyle
# Sarah Doyle

Woman found not guilty of the murder of her husband outside Wexford home

7 hours ago 21,705 Views 0 Comments

Philip Doyle died after he was stabbed twice in the chest.

Russian state TV responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
# Sinister
# Sinister

Russian state TV responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

7 hours ago 39,398 Views 23 Comments

Russia is not intimidating anyone, host Dmitry Kiselyov said, adding that “talking about our capabilities has an anti-war modality.”

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

Updated 7 hours ago 14,701 Views 3 Comments

The IABA have since released a statement in response to Minister Chambers’ comments on RTÉ Radio One earlier today.

'My heart is in pieces': Family of Santina Cawley speak out as woman found guilty of murder
# Victim Impact Statement
# Victim Impact Statement

'My heart is in pieces': Family of Santina Cawley speak out as woman found guilty of murder

8 hours ago 31,054 Views 0 Comments

Santina was just two years old when she was killed.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

8 hours ago 11,781 Views 2 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years
# Elisabeth Borne
# Elisabeth Borne

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years

8 hours ago 12,744 Views 2 Comments

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier handed his resignation to the president.

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay

8 hours ago 30,182 Views 34 Comments

The 17-year-old player told his story in an interview with Sky Sports.

Man (20s) arrested over the murder of pensioner Christopher Hall
# Christopher Hall
# Christopher Hall

Man (20s) arrested over the murder of pensioner Christopher Hall

8 hours ago 13,092 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Hall suffered an assault prior to his death.

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley
# Courts
# Courts

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley

Updated 9 hours ago 41,188 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

SVHG says 'clinically appropriate' could be removed from NMH plan but Taoiseach says there are no changes

Updated 10 hours ago 28,571 Views 70 Comments

Representatives from St Vincent’s Healthcare Group appeared before an Oireachtas Committee today.

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
From The42
# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

10 hours ago 11,286 Views 7 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

EU cuts eurozone growth forecast as Ukraine invasion inflates energy costs

11 hours ago 8,009 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is still expected to be the second fastest growing economy in the eurozone, with GDP set to increase by 5.4%.

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Explainer: What's still at stake in Leinster, Munster and Joe McDonagh Cup hurling races?

Updated 11 hours ago 13,432 Views 5 Comments

It’s crunch time for counties before next weekend’s games.

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership
# Stockholm
# Stockholm

Sweden confirms decision to apply for Nato membership

11 hours ago 16,860 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed legislators.

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank
# New Rules
# New Rules

Buy-now-pay-later firms offering 'indirect credit' must now be authorised by the Central Bank

12 hours ago 10,848 Views 4 Comments

The regulator has also placed an interest rate cap of 23% APR on all consumer credit agreements.

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
# Shocking
# Shocking

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

12 hours ago 12,793 Views 47 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest

12 hours ago 12,623 Views 10 Comments

The company said it had been unable to tender a new contract with catering provider RailGourmet.

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
# Dr Phil
From The42
# Dr Phil

Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina

14 hours ago 18,405 Views 15 Comments

The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
# Cinema
# Cinema

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

15 hours ago 6,289 Views 3 Comments

The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week
# Heating
# Heating

Extra Fuel Allowance payment of €100 to be issued this week

15 hours ago 25,736 Views 32 Comments

All households who received Fuel Allowance in early April will automatically receive the €100 lump sum.

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much would you give to a child making their First Communion?

16 hours ago 91,877 Views 61 Comments

Children across the country are making their First Communion this month.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

17 hours ago 15,929 Views 6 Comments

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Here is the first-ever draw for the Tailteann Cup

17 hours ago 28,604 Views 13 Comments

The action gets underway this coming weekend.

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

17 hours ago 8,942 Views 33 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge

17 hours ago 6,042 Views 0 Comments

Both men in their 20s, who were arrested on Friday, have been released from Garda custody without charge.

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California
# US
# US

Suspected gunman tied up by churchgoers after fatal shooting in California

18 hours ago 25,585 Views 11 Comments

Four others were critically injured in the incident, authorities said.

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

19 hours ago 8,568 Views 4 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

20 hours ago 57,491 Views 52 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

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