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Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

4 minutes ago 421 Views 0 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
# Violence
# Violence

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

56 minutes ago 4,468 Views 3 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021

1 hour ago 2,383 Views 6 Comments

Garda figures showed 82% of deaths occurred on rural roads with a speed limit of 80kmh or higher.

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue

1 hour ago 30,846 Views 10 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby is strongly suspected of having set up a fake profile.

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

2 hours ago 19,363 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment

2 hours ago 7,801 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned
# Education
# Education

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned

2 hours ago 7,271 Views 18 Comments

Norma Foley will bring a school reopening plan to Cabinet tomorrow.

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'

2 hours ago 14,862 Views 0 Comments

A man was conned out of the cash on a dating website.

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated 3 hours ago 38,048 Views 6 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
From The42
# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

3 hours ago 24,135 Views 13 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning
# Cloudy
# Cloudy

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning

Updated 4 hours ago 61,494 Views 46 Comments

It will be less warm today than in recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

4 hours ago 20,407 Views 66 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
# Rollercoaster
# Rollercoaster

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

5 hours ago 22,996 Views 24 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45
# Shane Parrish
# Shane Parrish

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45

5 hours ago 58,431 Views 13 Comments

Brummer’s body was discovered at his home in Sydney on Saturday.

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well

Updated 6 hours ago 59,512 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

6 hours ago 6,174 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

7 hours ago 12,639 Views 25 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated 7 hours ago 47,409 Views 112 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?

7 hours ago 22,698 Views 50 Comments

This year’s Games kicked off on Friday.

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore

7 hours ago 31,137 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

9 hours ago 16,537 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath
# Navan
# Navan

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath

9 hours ago 16,693 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in the townland of Mandistown, Drumconrath in Navan.

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa
# Tough Loss
From The42
# Tough Loss

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa

9 hours ago 20,883 Views 9 Comments

Another disappointing result for Irish boxing as Michaela Walsh’s Olympic debut ends in defeat.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal

9 hours ago 13,514 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened on the N14 between Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

10 hours ago 36,659 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final
# Going Swimmingly
From The42
# Going Swimmingly

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final

13 hours ago 16,604 Views 23 Comments

The Sligo woman is just the second Irish swimmer ever to make an Olympic final.

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel
# Long Term Leasing
# Long Term Leasing

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel

16 hours ago 29,942 Views 22 Comments
  • The Department of Housing recently signed off on the leasing deal between the Council and the developer, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • The move comes amid criticism of the State's reliance on expensive social housing leases.
  • Sinn Féin's Eoin O'Broin said "these kinds of expensive long-term leases are bad for social housing tenants."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

18 hours ago 26,569 Views 8 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

18 hours ago 77,246 Views 13 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland

18 hours ago 13,847 Views 24 Comments

“We continue to build more roads and widen more roads and the congestion doesn’t improve the traffic, it just fills the extra space that’s created.”

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'
# Sonia
From The42
# Sonia

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'

19 hours ago 17,881 Views 1 Comment

21 years on from her Olympic silver medal in Sydney, Sonia O’Sullivan talks to The42 about passing the baton on, and much more.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

20 hours ago 14,545 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

20 hours ago 33,409 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.

O'Leary celebrates with Kerry team-mates two weeks after serious car crash
# On The Way Back
From The42
# On The Way Back

O'Leary celebrates with Kerry team-mates two weeks after serious car crash

20 hours ago 54,068 Views 6 Comments

‘He was inside in the dressing-room with the lads and it is great,’ said Kerry boss Peter Keane. ‘He’s out of hospital and has started his recovery already.’

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat
# Dixie Fire
# Dixie Fire

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat

21 hours ago 15,151 Views 1 Comment

Fire officials said the blaze had charred nearly 298 square miles acres of timber and brush in Plumas and Butte counties.

'I’m very determined to not let it destroy the rest of my life': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I’m very determined to not let it destroy the rest of my life': The week in quotes

22 hours ago 20,509 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg
# Pembroke Quarter
# Pembroke Quarter

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg

22 hours ago 21,793 Views 41 Comments

The consortium behind the project is eager to begin construction early next year.

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci
# Delta Wave
# Delta Wave

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci

23 hours ago 36,735 Views 74 Comments

Dr Anthony Fauci said recommending that the vaccinated wear masks is ‘under active consideration’.

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator
# Planet Fun
# Planet Fun

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator

Sun 4:20 PM 88,401 Views 24 Comments

Six people were left injured when the funfair ride at Planet Fun in Carrickfergus collapsed yesterday.

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