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Body found in search for missing Irish man in Denmark
# Peter Burns
# Peter Burns

Body found in search for missing Irish man in Denmark

36 minutes ago 10,960 Views 5 Comments

The Dunboyne native was working as a chef in Aarhus.

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

45 minutes ago 3,470 Views 0 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

'Appalling, alarming and depressing': Threatening email sent to RTÉ presenter condemned
# Katie Hannon
# Katie Hannon

'Appalling, alarming and depressing': Threatening email sent to RTÉ presenter condemned

1 hour ago 23,251 Views 20 Comments

The email was condemened by both the National Union of Journalists and the National Women’s Council.

Gardaí issue description of Tullamore person of interest and urge public not to share 'unhelpful' messages on social media
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Gardaí issue description of Tullamore person of interest and urge public not to share 'unhelpful' messages on social media

Updated 1 hour ago 90,461 Views 0 Comments

Searches are set to take place at a bottle bank near the scene of the murder today.

Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU

1 hour ago 42,175 Views 49 Comments

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

Analysis: The tweak that has unlocked some of Ireland striker Adam Idah's Premier League potential
# Matchwinner
From The42
# Matchwinner

Analysis: The tweak that has unlocked some of Ireland striker Adam Idah's Premier League potential

2 hours ago 8,674 Views 5 Comments

The Irish striker scored his first Premier League goal against Everton on Saturday, and may have given Stephen Kenny some food for thought in the process.

Inquest finds 'vibrant, healthy woman' died from salmonella food poisoning at Communion party
# Dublin District Coroner’s Court
# Dublin District Coroner’s Court

Inquest finds 'vibrant, healthy woman' died from salmonella food poisoning at Communion party

2 hours ago 33,156 Views 0 Comments

A total of nine people were admitted to hospital as a result of the outbreak.

'Spotter' for 'murder gang' who killed Eamon Kelly sentenced to life in prison
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

'Spotter' for 'murder gang' who killed Eamon Kelly sentenced to life in prison

3 hours ago 11,436 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Kelly’s daughter Alison told the court that her father’s murder was a “cowardly and senseless act”.

Munster impressed by Crowley's 'class' performance in Castres
# Jack The Lad
From The42
# Jack The Lad

Munster impressed by Crowley's 'class' performance in Castres

Updated 3 hours ago 16,776 Views 13 Comments

The 22-year-old out-half enjoyed his first European start on Friday night.

Tonga remains cut off by volcanic blast as fears grow for coastal towns
# Volcano
# Volcano

Tonga remains cut off by volcanic blast as fears grow for coastal towns

Updated 4 hours ago 19,227 Views 6 Comments

A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption had prevented flights from leaving.

Military in the Channel and scrapping the licence fee: Johnson plots policies to save his job
# Operation Red Meat
# Operation Red Meat

Military in the Channel and scrapping the licence fee: Johnson plots policies to save his job

4 hours ago 17,940 Views 24 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is on the brink.

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia
# Belgrade
# Belgrade

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia

4 hours ago 21,645 Views 34 Comments

His arrival came as France’s sports ministry said a new law requiring vaccination to enter sports venues would have no exceptions.

Two men due in court over armed robbery in Co Kildare on Saturday
# Castledermot
# Castledermot

Two men due in court over armed robbery in Co Kildare on Saturday

4 hours ago 12,821 Views 0 Comments

Two men entered a premises on the main street in Castledermot armed with a handgun and a hammer.

Jim Mansfield Jnr found guilty of perverting the course of justice
# JIM MANSFIELD Jnr
# JIM MANSFIELD Jnr

Jim Mansfield Jnr found guilty of perverting the course of justice

5 hours ago 16,534 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr was acquitted of a separate charge of conspiracy to falsely imprison his former employee Martin Byrne.

WHO Special Envoy anticipates Covid-19 will become milder, but warns against reopening quickly
# David Nabarro
# David Nabarro

WHO Special Envoy anticipates Covid-19 will become milder, but warns against reopening quickly

5 hours ago 19,158 Views 23 Comments

Nabarro said that while countries should hope for the best, they should expect difficulties to arrive.

'Vile and disgusting': Online vigil for Ashling Murphy interrupted by man exposing himself
# Zoom Vigil
# Zoom Vigil

'Vile and disgusting': Online vigil for Ashling Murphy interrupted by man exposing himself

5 hours ago 51,274 Views 0 Comments

Contact has been made with gardaí over the incident.

'Like the Wild West': TD criticises standing ovation for embattled Wexford council CEO
# Tom Enright
# Tom Enright

'Like the Wild West': TD criticises standing ovation for embattled Wexford council CEO

6 hours ago 45,833 Views 0 Comments

Ethics watchdog SIPO found against Wexford County Council CEO Tom Enright in a report earlier this month.

Poll: Everyone is obsessed with Wordle - have you played it yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Everyone is obsessed with Wordle - have you played it yet?

6 hours ago 37,418 Views 34 Comments

You may have seen it mentioned on your Twitter feed recently.

Leicester's Steve Borthwick: 'Jack Carty was incredible. He is a fantastic player'
# Jack Of All Trades
From The42
# Jack Of All Trades

Leicester's Steve Borthwick: 'Jack Carty was incredible. He is a fantastic player'

7 hours ago 27,542 Views 29 Comments

Eddie Jones’ former sidekick singled out Connacht’s captain for special praise in the aftermath of Saturday’s Champions Cup thriller.

Schools asked to observe minute's silence in memory of Ashling Murphy
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Schools asked to observe minute's silence in memory of Ashling Murphy

7 hours ago 23,833 Views 0 Comments

The minute’s silence will be held to coincide with the young teacher’s funeral tomorrow.

Over two-thirds of students want hybrid Leaving Cert this year
# Leaving Cert 2022
# Leaving Cert 2022

Over two-thirds of students want hybrid Leaving Cert this year

7 hours ago 10,281 Views 15 Comments

There were over 40,900 responses to the survey by the ISSU, with one in three Leaving Cert students responding to the poll.

Norwegian mass killer Breivik to seek parole as victims' families fear grandstanding
# Anders Behring Breivik
# Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian mass killer Breivik to seek parole as victims' families fear grandstanding

8 hours ago 33,624 Views 31 Comments

The far-right terrorist killed 77 people in a bomb and gun massacre in Norway in 2011.

Tens of thousands without power as winter storm blasts US south-east
# US
# US

Tens of thousands without power as winter storm blasts US south-east

8 hours ago 17,227 Views 7 Comments

The weather was making air travel extremely difficult in some parts of the country.

Unvaccinated people to be excluded from venues under new French Covid law
# Vaccine Pass
# Vaccine Pass

Unvaccinated people to be excluded from venues under new French Covid law

9 hours ago 23,665 Views 83 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to pass the bill through the National Assembly sooner but was slowed due to opposition.

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
# Oxfam
# Oxfam

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds

9 hours ago 28,825 Views 67 Comments

It also found that the wealth of Ireland’s nine billionaires has increased by 58% to €49.7 billion since the start of the pandemic.

Winning €19 million lotto jackpot ticket was sold in Castlebar
# Check Your Tickets
# Check Your Tickets

Winning €19 million lotto jackpot ticket was sold in Castlebar

10 hours ago 25,867 Views 33 Comments

The ticket-holder has yet to make contact with the National Lottery to claim their prize.

North Korea fires two suspected missiles in fourth launch this year
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires two suspected missiles in fourth launch this year

10 hours ago 5,830 Views 12 Comments

The country has been ramping up tests in recent months of new missiles designed to overwhelm missile defences in the region.

Seamus Power breaks into top 50 in the world after finishing in tie for third in Hawaii
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Seamus Power breaks into top 50 in the world after finishing in tie for third in Hawaii

10 hours ago 13,702 Views 8 Comments

A great week for the Waterford man at the Sony Open, he finished four shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.

Boris Johnson 'questioned' over  No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson 'questioned' over No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges

11 hours ago 26,591 Views 25 Comments

Johnson is alleged to have attended a leaving do for his defence adviser in the run-up to Christmas 2020.

Motorcyclist (70) in critical condition after single-vehicle collision on M8 motorway
# Cork
# Cork

Motorcyclist (70) in critical condition after single-vehicle collision on M8 motorway

11 hours ago 18,994 Views 1 Comment

The incident occurred at around 5pm yesterday evening.

Vigils continue across Ireland and world in memory of Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Vigils continue across Ireland and world in memory of Ashling Murphy

12 hours ago 11,567 Views 0 Comments

The funeral mass for the 23-year-old school teacher will take place at 11am tomorrow.

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue
# Colleyville
# Colleyville

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue

12 hours ago 19,109 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the man who held four hostages at the synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen.

Simon Coveney orders investigation into department lockdown gathering
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

Simon Coveney orders investigation into department lockdown gathering

12 hours ago 19,106 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has ordered an investigation into a gathering of his officials in June 2020.

Bid by Lisa Smith to have terror charges dropped to be heard today
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Bid by Lisa Smith to have terror charges dropped to be heard today

12 hours ago 10,609 Views 0 Comments

Smith, 39, is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) and financing terrorism.

'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services

19 hours ago 52,054 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of unregulated crisis pregnancy services present themselves as unbiased but have an anti-abortion stance
  • The HSE said such services may try to frighten women and refuse to give them information about abortion services
  • Women who have inadvertently engaged with these groups have found the experience "extremely distressing", Órla Ryan reports

Yesterday’s News

Ireland's cricketers clinch massive series win against the West Indies
# Howzat?
From The42
# Howzat?

Ireland's cricketers clinch massive series win against the West Indies

20 hours ago 14,804 Views 7 Comments

Ireland claim the country’s first away ODI series win against a fellow Test nation.

Quiz: How much do you know about superheroes?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

Quiz: How much do you know about superheroes?

21 hours ago 36,567 Views 23 Comments

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s tonight’s quiz!

Huge boost for Mayo as Oisín Mullin turns down AFL move to stay in Ireland
# Green And Red
From The42
# Green And Red

Huge boost for Mayo as Oisín Mullin turns down AFL move to stay in Ireland

21 hours ago 31,336 Views 28 Comments

‘After some careful thinking and a lot of support from family, I have decided to stay in Ireland.’

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