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Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'
# Al Fresco
# Al Fresco

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'

5 hours ago 6,435 Views 28 Comments

Restaurants and cafes are calling for some leeway when it comes to applying for planning permission.

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Over €140k worth of drugs found in items declared as action figures and coffee pods
# Revenue
# Revenue

Over €140k worth of drugs found in items declared as action figures and coffee pods

6 hours ago 13,142 Views 13 Comments

The parcels were destined for various address throughout Ireland.

Man jailed for causing €17,000 worth of damage during a violent escape from Oberstown detention centre
# Calvin Brophy
# Calvin Brophy

Man jailed for causing €17,000 worth of damage during a violent escape from Oberstown detention centre

7 hours ago 10,009 Views 7 Comments

He was sentenced to three years with one year suspended.

Toronto van attacker Alek Minassian found guilty of murdering 10 people
# Mass Murder
# Mass Murder

Toronto van attacker Alek Minassian found guilty of murdering 10 people

7 hours ago 12,774 Views 1 Comment

Alek Minassian faces a minimum of 25 years in prison

Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue
# Appeal
# Appeal

Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue

7 hours ago 27,860 Views 0 Comments

The Bunratty Castle Hotel has appealed the finding.

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Uefa set 7 April deadline as doubts grow over Dublin's ability to host Euro 2020 games
# Grounds For Concern
From The42
# Grounds For Concern

Uefa set 7 April deadline as doubts grow over Dublin's ability to host Euro 2020 games

8 hours ago 17,137 Views 23 Comments

The Aviva Stadium must be able to host crowds if the four games are to go ahead as planned.

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight
# Vetlanda
# Vetlanda

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight

Updated 8 hours ago 33,024 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was shot in the leg by police when he was taken into custody.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

8 hours ago 5,585 Views 0 Comments

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

'Oh my God, this Irish girl can run': The rise and rise of Nadia Power
# Star
From The42
# Star

'Oh my God, this Irish girl can run': The rise and rise of Nadia Power

8 hours ago 27,601 Views 11 Comments

An in-depth look at the 23-year-old DCU student, after her incredible few weeks.

Your evening longread: The legend of the last Wailer
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The legend of the last Wailer

9 hours ago 4,763 Views 0 Comments

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

More than 80% of people to be offered first vaccine dose by the end of June, says Tánaiste
# Vaccine Target
# Vaccine Target

More than 80% of people to be offered first vaccine dose by the end of June, says Tánaiste

9 hours ago 20,593 Views 68 Comments

The Tánaiste says he hopes government can do better than the September target.

Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Fined
# Fined

Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

9 hours ago 9,188 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank announced the fine levied against Davy yesterday.

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day

9 hours ago 5,172 Views 4 Comments

The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college

Updated 9 hours ago 60,308 Views 2 Comments

Covid-19 case numbers among those aged 19-24 “continue on a downward trend” despite incidents like this, Dr Ronan Glynn has said.

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'
# Up De Flats
# Up De Flats

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'

10 hours ago 25,746 Views 2 Comments

Artist Gemma Dunleavy features in Playback, a showcase premiering at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival this Sunday.

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'
# Solo Run
# Solo Run

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'

Updated 10 hours ago 34,434 Views 55 Comments
  • The UK announced that it would extend a grace period on health certs required for agrifoods going from GB to NI.
  • This caused a stir as the decision should be made jointly by the EU and UK; and the EU had been considering it anyway.
  • Maroš Šefčovič is to speak with David Frost tonight to raise the EU's "strong concerns" about the decision.
Buckingham Palace to investigate allegations of bullying made against Meghan Markle
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

Buckingham Palace to investigate allegations of bullying made against Meghan Markle

10 hours ago 38,682 Views 28 Comments

The Times newspaper has reported allegations made by former royal staff.

Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas

10 hours ago 27,418 Views 5 Comments

The men are due to appear in court later this month.

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud

11 hours ago 32,369 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say mortgage charges were fraudulently removed from 12 properties.

Have your work featured on TheJournal.ie thanks to RTÉ's short story competition
# Francis Mcmanus Award
# Francis Mcmanus Award

Have your work featured on TheJournal.ie thanks to RTÉ's short story competition

11 hours ago 6,308 Views 3 Comments

This year’s judges are Lisa McInerney, Declan Hughes and Lisa Caldwell.

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland

11 hours ago 81,128 Views 141 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

Police execute search warrant for 'black box' of Tiger Woods' crashed car
# Further Investigation
From The42
# Further Investigation

Police execute search warrant for 'black box' of Tiger Woods' crashed car

12 hours ago 40,421 Views 19 Comments

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department want to look at the vehicle’s telematics to help them understand the nature of the crash.

Outbreak of Covid-19 in over 200 Galway city households mainly linked to young adults
# HSE
# HSE

Outbreak of Covid-19 in over 200 Galway city households mainly linked to young adults

12 hours ago 40,339 Views 0 Comments

Over 50% of cases are linked to multiple household clusters.

The 5 at 5 Wednesday:
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5 Wednesday:

12 hours ago 5,194 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sturgeon says allegations about Salmond were 'shocking' but there was no plot to 'get' him
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon says allegations about Salmond were 'shocking' but there was no plot to 'get' him

Updated 12 hours ago 26,129 Views 0 Comments

She has rejected the ‘suggestion that anyone acted with malice or as part of a plot’ against her predecessor.

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl

13 hours ago 22,703 Views 0 Comments

Judge Sean O’Donnabháin told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that it was in the interest of the public that the 17 year old be named.

Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents
# High Court
# High Court

Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents

13 hours ago 12,179 Views 0 Comments

Delaney’s application to have the hearing held in private remains outstanding.

Taoiseach acknowledges 'bumps along the way' with vaccine roll out, says AstraZenaca shortfall will be made up
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach acknowledges 'bumps along the way' with vaccine roll out, says AstraZenaca shortfall will be made up

14 hours ago 35,228 Views 95 Comments

Government says it’s on target to give first dose to 72,000 over-85s by the end of the first week of March.

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised

14 hours ago 39,843 Views 105 Comments

The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds
# Cork
# Cork

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds

14 hours ago 17,826 Views 17 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.

Minister to bring memo on illegal birth registrations to Cabinet next week
# Illegal Adoption
# Illegal Adoption

Minister to bring memo on illegal birth registrations to Cabinet next week

15 hours ago 6,750 Views 6 Comments

The review was commissioned in 2018 but its publication was delayed.

Fine Gael welcomes departure of Viktor Orban's party from their European Parliament grouping
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Fine Gael welcomes departure of Viktor Orban's party from their European Parliament grouping

16 hours ago 21,319 Views 34 Comments

The Hungarian leader has overseen an increasingly authoritarian regime.

Man (30) charged over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Courts
# Courts

Man (30) charged over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

Updated 16 hours ago 38,441 Views 0 Comments

The case has been adjourned until 14 April.

Two men charged as part of garda probe into bogus tradesmen in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Two men charged as part of garda probe into bogus tradesmen in Dublin

17 hours ago 24,887 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 80s handed over a substantial sum of money for work that was never done, gardaí said.

Man charged over Limerick street party and another remains in custody
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Man charged over Limerick street party and another remains in custody

17 hours ago 22,289 Views 0 Comments

Over 50 Fixed Payment Notices have been issued.

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal
# Patrick Costello
# Patrick Costello

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal

19 hours ago 17,699 Views 0 Comments

The trade deal has divided the Green Party with Costello and TD Neasa Hourigan signalling they will not back the deal.

Intense preparations being carried out ahead of Pope's visit to Iraq
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Intense preparations being carried out ahead of Pope's visit to Iraq

19 hours ago 12,596 Views 19 Comments

Pope Francis is set to meet the revered Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf.

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal
# Fallout
From The42
# Fallout

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal

19 hours ago 50,447 Views 73 Comments

eCOMM Merchant Solutions have ended their arrangement with Elliott, while a local GAA club has voiced its support for the trainer.

Dolly Parton gets Moderna Covid vaccine she partly funded
# Dolly Parton
# Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton gets Moderna Covid vaccine she partly funded

20 hours ago 23,296 Views 25 Comments

The beloved country music star (75) broke into song while getting the jab and adapted one of her best-known ballads Jolene.

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca

20 hours ago 60,049 Views 114 Comments

The delays follow a change in AstraZeneca’s vaccine delivery schedule for last week and this week.

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