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Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction
# Nft
# Nft

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction

11 minutes ago 971 Views 0 Comments

Digitally-signed source code documents will go under the hammer as a non-fungible token.

France overcome Germany in clash of Euros heavyweights
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

France overcome Germany in clash of Euros heavyweights

18 minutes ago 2,584 Views 3 Comments

An own goal by Mats Hummels was the difference between the teams.

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Great Britain into Ireland take immediate effect
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Great Britain into Ireland take immediate effect

Updated 19 minutes ago 48,127 Views 45 Comments
  • Fully vaccinated people travelling from Great Britain will still need to self-quarantine for at least five days.
  • There are no self-quarantine requirements for those travelling from the North - unless a passenger is travelling from Britain via Northern Ireland.
  • In the week up to Monday, there were 2,270 new cases of Covid-19 - a drop of 21% on the previous week.
Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel

43 minutes ago 2,696 Views 0 Comments

Actors gathered to mark their opposition to plans to turn the ‘House of the Dead’ into a hostel.

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears
# Adoption
# Adoption

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears

1 hour ago 1,618 Views 2 Comments

Tusla CEO Bernard Gloster has said the provision of counselling should be underpinned by law.

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated
# New York
# New York

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated

1 hour ago 6,508 Views 23 Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised fireworks across the state tonight in celebration of the progress.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

1 hour ago 1,770 Views 0 Comments

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

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of Planet Hollywood
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of Planet Hollywood

1 hour ago 7,247 Views 1 Comment

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Army removes World War Two-era artillery shell found in north Dublin city centre
# Dublin
# Dublin

Army removes World War Two-era artillery shell found in north Dublin city centre

Updated 1 hour ago 24,536 Views 9 Comments

Nottingham Street was sealed off earlier while the shell was removed.

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August

2 hours ago 7,035 Views 5 Comments

Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.

Varadkar: Fine Gael should establish a branch in Northern Ireland
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Varadkar: Fine Gael should establish a branch in Northern Ireland

2 hours ago 9,464 Views 45 Comments
  • The Tánaiste addressed Fine Gael members at the party's Ard Fheis this evening.
  • He said Fine Gael should set up a branch in Northern Ireland to recuit members.
  • On a united Ireland, he said he believes "in the unification of our island and I believe it can happen in my lifetime".
Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

2 hours ago 14,014 Views 6 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history in front of over 60,000 supporters
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history in front of over 60,000 supporters

2 hours ago 39,159 Views 35 Comments

Portugal were made to work but ultimately were too good for Hungary.

Electric Picnic creators awarded nearly half a million euro for live summer events
# For The Books
# For The Books

Electric Picnic creators awarded nearly half a million euro for live summer events

2 hours ago 8,812 Views 2 Comments

Music, theatre and spoken-word events – plus a musical at Tayto Park – are receiving funding through live performance scheme.

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
# Corporation Tax Rate
# Corporation Tax Rate

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world

3 hours ago 5,212 Views 23 Comments

Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.

2,400 fans to be permitted into Croke Park for Division 3 football final
# For The Fans
From The42
# For The Fans

2,400 fans to be permitted into Croke Park for Division 3 football final

3 hours ago 8,602 Views 27 Comments

The league decider between Derry and Offaly has been announced as a pilot fixture for return of spectators.

The Remote: Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy Together and Jeremy Clarkson hits the farm
# The Remote
# The Remote

The Remote: Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy Together and Jeremy Clarkson hits the farm

3 hours ago 12,367 Views 5 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months

4 hours ago 20,589 Views 9 Comments

Robert Byrne carried out 35 transactions using his grandfather’s account after taking the details of his credit card.

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
# Large Scale Protest
# Large Scale Protest

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

Updated 4 hours ago 35,286 Views 65 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
Have you seen Abbie? Gardaí appeal for help tracing missing Athlone girl (15)
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen Abbie? Gardaí appeal for help tracing missing Athlone girl (15)

4 hours ago 17,308 Views 5 Comments

Abbie O’Brien was last seen at her home in Athlone, Roscommon, wearing all black.

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data
# Phone Data
# Phone Data

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data

4 hours ago 6,731 Views 0 Comments

The judges will decide on the admissability of the phone evidence next week.

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters
# London
# London

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters

5 hours ago 13,359 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened near Downing Street, London today.

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
# The Name Game
From The42
# The Name Game

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt

Updated 5 hours ago 35,696 Views 19 Comments

The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland

5 hours ago 35,855 Views 50 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, with 23 in ICU.

Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids
# Seized
# Seized

Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids

5 hours ago 14,348 Views 6 Comments

The searches were carried out in Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wexford this morning.

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information
# Identity
# Identity

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information

Updated 5 hours ago 9,350 Views 10 Comments

An adoptee rights group said that Tusla’s apology is a “long overdue acknowledgement” of adoptees’ pain.

Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different

5 hours ago 6,402 Views 5 Comments

CMO Dr Tony Holohan has endorsed the return to college campuses in the coming academic year.

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
# Kathleen Funchion
# Kathleen Funchion

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'

6 hours ago 6,249 Views 12 Comments

The Oireachtas Children’s Committee will work “very closely with the minister and the department regarding the next steps”.

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today

6 hours ago 11,434 Views 16 Comments

Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.

'Mixed signals can disrupt programme': No plans to allow mixing of different vaccine doses
# Rollout
# Rollout

'Mixed signals can disrupt programme': No plans to allow mixing of different vaccine doses

6 hours ago 11,212 Views 24 Comments

Opposition parties have suggested that the 60 to 69 age cohort who received AstraZeneca should be offered a different second dose.

'We got the right result - Christian survived. He is one of between five and eight percent who survive'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'We got the right result - Christian survived. He is one of between five and eight percent who survive'

Updated 6 hours ago 16,081 Views 12 Comments

Pat Nevin was doing live commentary on the game in which Christian Eriksen collapsed, and he reflected on the experience on this week’s Behind the Lines.

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China

7 hours ago 8,945 Views 16 Comments

The chair of the European Parliament’s delegation on China has a stark warning about how the country approaches human rights.

Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped
# Courts
# Courts

Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped

9 hours ago 19,702 Views 0 Comments

The decision was made following legal argument.

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says
# Belarus
# Belarus

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says

9 hours ago 13,132 Views 16 Comments

The plane changed course to head for the Belarus capital Minsk escorted by a MiG fighter jet.

Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards
# IFTA
# IFTA

Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards

9 hours ago 6,538 Views 11 Comments

The runaway TV success of last year, Normal People, is in the running in multiple categories including best drama and best actor.

Center Parcs plans major expansion of its Longford resort
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Center Parcs plans major expansion of its Longford resort

9 hours ago 19,873 Views 40 Comments

The tourist spot plans to spend €80m to €85m adding 200 lodges and developing existing facilities.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated 9 hours ago 20,048 Views 15 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

Teen arrested after woman threatened at gunpoint in Drogheda town
# Arrest
# Arrest

Teen arrested after woman threatened at gunpoint in Drogheda town

11 hours ago 18,509 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at around 3pm.

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?

11 hours ago 25,833 Views 63 Comments

Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.

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