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Today’s News

'Tough week for the family but a win this morning and a win there for us'
# St Finbarr's
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# St Finbarr's

'Tough week for the family but a win this morning and a win there for us'

35 minutes ago 5,650 Views 0 Comments

St Finbarr’s defender Sam Ryan dedicated today’s Munster win to his brother Cian.

Alec Baldwin surrenders his phone in shooting investigation
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin surrenders his phone in shooting investigation

1 hour ago 5,945 Views 0 Comments

US authorities are investigating the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

Varadkar: Ireland coming to the point where it needs to 'move on' from Covid-19 restrictions
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Varadkar: Ireland coming to the point where it needs to 'move on' from Covid-19 restrictions

2 hours ago 24,405 Views 38 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar was speaking on RTE Radio.

University Hospital Limerick announce visiting ban due to Covid-19 outbreak
# Uhl
# Uhl

University Hospital Limerick announce visiting ban due to Covid-19 outbreak

2 hours ago 9,906 Views 10 Comments

The hospital said three wards are currently affected, but they have restricted visits to all inpatient wards as a precautionary measure.

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Leinster demolish Montpellier by 82 points in record-breaking European win
# One Way Traffic
From The42
# One Way Traffic

Leinster demolish Montpellier by 82 points in record-breaking European win

3 hours ago 31,271 Views 42 Comments

The province eclipsed their previous biggest win in Europe, set against Bourgoin back in 2004.

Poll: Have you broken your New Year's resolutions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you broken your New Year's resolutions?

4 hours ago 12,092 Views 13 Comments

Motivation may beginning to wane for some a fortnight into the new year.

Beijing reports first local Omicron case ahead of Winter Olympics
# Olympic Games
# Olympic Games

Beijing reports first local Omicron case ahead of Winter Olympics

4 hours ago 6,699 Views 10 Comments

The infection comes less than three weeks before the Winter Olympic Games’ opening ceremony on 4 February.

Covid-19: 10,753 positive PCRs, 4,208 positive antigen tests, 965 in hospital and 88 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 10,753 positive PCRs, 4,208 positive antigen tests, 965 in hospital and 88 in ICU

5 hours ago 45,786 Views 66 Comments

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

'Disappointed' Djokovic deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal
# Game Set And Match
# Game Set And Match

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

Updated 5 hours ago 97,496 Views 190 Comments

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

Ashling Murphy: Funeral arrangements announced as vigils continue across the country
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Ashling Murphy: Funeral arrangements announced as vigils continue across the country

6 hours ago 36,648 Views 0 Comments

Vigils will be held in Co Kilkenny and Co Armagh this afternoon in memory of Ashling.

Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas
# Colleyville
# Colleyville

Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas

7 hours ago 15,332 Views 0 Comments

The FBI said the man was specifically focused on an issue not directly connected to the Jewish community.

Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu ‘negotiating plea deal in corruption case’
# Israel
# Israel

Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu ‘negotiating plea deal in corruption case’

7 hours ago 10,052 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu is on trial for fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases.

The Benin international who lit up Irish football
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

The Benin international who lit up Irish football

8 hours ago 17,569 Views 1 Comment

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 hours ago 19,550 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.

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

Ashling Murphy murder: Gardaí carry out searches as investigation continues

9 hours ago 105,163 Views 0 Comments

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

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

9 hours ago 23,301 Views 9 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

9 hours ago 13,527 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

10 hours ago 11,200 Views 22 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'

10 hours ago 57,949 Views 7 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

10 hours ago 11,324 Views 13 Comments

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

10 hours ago 22,672 Views 20 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

11 hours ago 14,954 Views 13 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

11 hours ago 9,092 Views 26 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

18 hours ago 30,770 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?

20 hours ago 58,444 Views 31 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 20 hours ago 146,160 Views 118 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'

20 hours ago 21,356 Views 16 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

21 hours ago 11,175 Views 0 Comments

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

Man missing from Kerry 'found safe and well'
# Found
# Found

Man missing from Kerry 'found safe and well'

22 hours ago 28,033 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Szilasi had been missing since Thursday.

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

22 hours ago 28,977 Views 10 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

22 hours ago 31,815 Views 50 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

23 hours ago 17,861 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'

Sat 5:50 PM 28,809 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

Sat 5:31 PM 34,624 Views 56 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

Sat 4:37 PM 34,202 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

Sat 3:42 PM 39,294 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

Sat 3:23 PM 73,513 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

Sat 3:00 PM 142,668 Views 0 Comments

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

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