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'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'
# Number 10
From The42
# Number 10

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'

Updated 15 minutes ago 6,866 Views 1 Comment

A new documentary on Ireland’s out-halves airs on BBC One Northern Ireland tomorrow night.

Investigation launched after body discovered on Lambay Island off Dublin coast
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation launched after body discovered on Lambay Island off Dublin coast

18 minutes ago 5,184 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made by staff working on the island.

Permanent TSB apologises after 'technical issues' meant some customers didn't get wages
# PTSB
# PTSB

Permanent TSB apologises after 'technical issues' meant some customers didn't get wages

19 minutes ago 1,276 Views 2 Comments

The issue has since been resolved.

Lung abnormalities found in long Covid patients with breathlessness
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

Lung abnormalities found in long Covid patients with breathlessness

35 minutes ago 3,723 Views 4 Comments

The study is investigating possible lung damage in those who have not been admitted to hospital, but continue to experience the symptom.

Thousands of flights cancelled as eastern US braces for winter storm
# Bomb Cyclone
# Bomb Cyclone

Thousands of flights cancelled as eastern US braces for winter storm

50 minutes ago 3,497 Views 1 Comment

Places in the northeast, including New York and Boston, are expected to bear the brunt of the storm.

Poll: Should Boris Johnson resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Boris Johnson resign?

1 hour ago 15,783 Views 45 Comments

The long-awaited ‘partygate’ report is set to be published within days.

Imperious Ashleigh Barty sweeps to Australian Open title
# Hometown Hero
From The42
# Hometown Hero

Imperious Ashleigh Barty sweeps to Australian Open title

2 hours ago 3,755 Views 3 Comments

Barty beat Danielle Collins in straight sets to become the first Australian winner of the women’s singles title in 44 years.

Richard O’Halloran arrives back in Ireland after being unable to leave China for three years
# Back Home
# Back Home

Richard O’Halloran arrives back in Ireland after being unable to leave China for three years

Updated 2 hours ago 54,037 Views 51 Comments

“We are so unbelievably happy to have him back,” Richard’s wife Tara said.

Bloody Sunday: How day of violence unfolded
# Timeline
# Timeline

Bloody Sunday: How day of violence unfolded

3 hours ago 5,786 Views 11 Comments

Two policemen had been murdered in the city three days before soldiers opened fire on civil rights demonstrators.

A rise in 'enjoyment' and less boredom: How Ireland feels about the reopening
# Covid Measures
# Covid Measures

A rise in 'enjoyment' and less boredom: How Ireland feels about the reopening

4 hours ago 7,197 Views 6 Comments

According to a survey held on Monday, a lot more people are enjoying themselves again – but there is a sense of unease, too.

Biden to send troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine diplomacy push
# Russia
# Russia

Biden to send troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine diplomacy push

4 hours ago 10,958 Views 26 Comments

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron have agreed on the need for de-escalation.

How a one-month loan backed by Brian Clough started a remarkable League of Ireland career
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

How a one-month loan backed by Brian Clough started a remarkable League of Ireland career

4 hours ago 18,178 Views 10 Comments

From Derby County to Cork City, Alek Ludzik had a fascinating journey.

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor

4 hours ago 18,507 Views 13 Comments

Reports are circulating of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.

Extract: Clothing doesn't just tell us about ourselves - it tells us about the beauty and cruelty of the world
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: Clothing doesn't just tell us about ourselves - it tells us about the beauty and cruelty of the world

5 hours ago 9,455 Views 4 Comments

Writer and artist Sofi Thanhauser has written a people’s history of clothing, and in this extract she writes about what clothing can teach us about the world and history.

No plans for State-backed research on links between climate change and specific weather extremes
# Rain Check
# Rain Check

No plans for State-backed research on links between climate change and specific weather extremes

6 hours ago 4,405 Views 4 Comments

An emerging field of research allows scientists to study the role of human-caused climate change in heatwaves and flooding.

What will next week's Russian manoeuvres off Ireland look like and what's the overall strategy?
# Analysis
# Analysis

What will next week's Russian manoeuvres off Ireland look like and what's the overall strategy?

12 hours ago 31,144 Views 57 Comments

Security expert Declan Power equates the Russian exercise to a burglar testing the windows of a house.

Yesterday’s News

Checks for goods between Northern Ireland and Britain not fit for purpose, say EU officials
# Post Brexit Checks
# Post Brexit Checks

Checks for goods between Northern Ireland and Britain not fit for purpose, say EU officials

13 hours ago 16,686 Views 18 Comments

Simon Coveney held a call with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, as negotiations between the UK and the EU continue.

Craig Gilroy's late try earns Ulster bonus-point win against stubborn Scarlets
# URC
From The42
# URC

Craig Gilroy's late try earns Ulster bonus-point win against stubborn Scarlets

14 hours ago 14,392 Views 25 Comments

The hosts were 27-15 winners at Kingspan Stadium.

Man (20s) arrested at Dublin Airport on foot of European Arrest Warrant
# Economic Crime Bureau
# Economic Crime Bureau

Man (20s) arrested at Dublin Airport on foot of European Arrest Warrant

14 hours ago 57,904 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning.

Tiger King star Joe Exotic sentenced to 21 years in prison
# Resentenced
# Resentenced

Tiger King star Joe Exotic sentenced to 21 years in prison

15 hours ago 71,067 Views 35 Comments

He was convicted in a murder-for-hire case involving animal welfare activist Carole Baskin.

‘It's been a dream in our club for many years’: Kilcoo and Ballygunner chase All-Ireland glory
# Pride Of The Parish
From The42
# Pride Of The Parish

‘It's been a dream in our club for many years’: Kilcoo and Ballygunner chase All-Ireland glory

Updated 15 hours ago 15,546 Views 8 Comments

Kilcoo and Ballygunner are vastly different clubs but they share a common goal.

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border

Updated 15 hours ago 39,311 Views 48 Comments

Putin and Macron spoke by phone amid deep fears that a Russian troop build-up on the Ukrainian border.

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Do boosted close contacts need to restrict their movements?

15 hours ago 29,064 Views 8 Comments

Well, about that…

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

15 hours ago 10,173 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Four-and-a-half year sentence for man convicted of sexually assaulting teenagers
# Courts
# Courts

Four-and-a-half year sentence for man convicted of sexually assaulting teenagers

15 hours ago 25,561 Views 0 Comments

Vincent Williams (41) was convicted after a trial last October of five counts of sexual assault of the children at his home.

Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material

Updated 16 hours ago 28,594 Views 29 Comments

Scotland Yard says it has not delayed the publication of the long-awaited Cabinet Office report.

Kerry gardaí considering CAMHS report to see if there are 'grounds' for criminal investigation
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Kerry gardaí considering CAMHS report to see if there are 'grounds' for criminal investigation

Updated 16 hours ago 16,656 Views 27 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier that the findings will be addressed in a “non-adversarial way”.

Court continues stay on construction of controversial Roscommon flood relief scheme
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Court continues stay on construction of controversial Roscommon flood relief scheme

17 hours ago 9,962 Views 0 Comments

FIE has challenged the council’s plans to construct a 3km pipeline, designed to take water from Lough Funshinagh.

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish politicians criticise 'deceitful' British Government social media video about the Protocol

17 hours ago 20,600 Views 25 Comments

Senator Erin McGreehan said that the video was adding tension amid “heightened” emotions before Stormont elections in May.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo

18 hours ago 17,466 Views 5 Comments

The alleged assault occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Lisa Smith 'threw her life away to go and join a violent, extremist ideology', court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith 'threw her life away to go and join a violent, extremist ideology', court hears

Updated 18 hours ago 21,924 Views 0 Comments

The Lisa Smith trial continues today.

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December

19 hours ago 5,481 Views 4 Comments

Despite the drop in figures, homelessness organisations have raised concerns that they may begin to rise again.

Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted

Updated 19 hours ago 101,590 Views 91 Comments

The father-of-four had been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends

19 hours ago 51,940 Views 38 Comments

The Covid-19 case numbers, released daily throughout the pandemic, will only be announced on Monday to Friday from now on.

Taoiseach urges fishermen to stay safe ahead of Russian naval exercises
# Cork
# Cork

Taoiseach urges fishermen to stay safe ahead of Russian naval exercises

19 hours ago 10,603 Views 17 Comments

The planned drills off the Irish coast have caused considerable upset and controversy.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

19 hours ago 25,951 Views 11 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Debunked: No, mask mandates are not a 'war crime' that break the Nuremberg Code
# Mask Mandates
# Mask Mandates

Debunked: No, mask mandates are not a 'war crime' that break the Nuremberg Code

20 hours ago 10,179 Views 0 Comments

Masks, mandates, and war crimes are not mentioned in the Nuremburg Code.

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned
# Courts
# Courts

Army instructor convicted of sexually assaulting female recruit has sentencing adjourned

20 hours ago 27,071 Views 0 Comments

A military judge will now consider a restorative justice process that took place between the soldier and the recruit earlier this month.

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