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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

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Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title

17 minutes ago 6,389 Views 3 Comments

Chelsea stunned Pep Guardiola’s side with a late victory.

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states

19 minutes ago 1,090 Views 1 Comment

Karnataka’s capital, Bengaluru, has the highest active caseload at more than 300,000, but experts warn that the worst is still to come.

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point
# Forde Focus
From The42
# Forde Focus

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point

47 minutes ago 5,200 Views 14 Comments

The Gaelic Grounds hosted this evening’s game.

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win

Updated 58 minutes ago 21,650 Views 44 Comments

The SNP failed to secure an overall majority, but the Greens’ success could lead to a majority among pro-independence parties.

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure
# Drug Bust
# Drug Bust

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure

1 hour ago 6,297 Views 7 Comments

Investigations are currently ongoing.

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven
# Alps Avalanches
# Alps Avalanches

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven

Updated 1 hour ago 7,391 Views 0 Comments

Local authorities had already warned Friday of unstable snow formations given a recent fall-off in temperatures.

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

2 hours ago 12,300 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines

Updated 2 hours ago 28,147 Views 34 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly also announced that two more countries have been added to the hotel quarantine list

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to kick-off league with victory
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to kick-off league with victory

2 hours ago 11,978 Views 10 Comments

Dublin lost centre-back Liam Rushe to a red card in the closing stages.

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well
# Found
# Found

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well

2 hours ago 21,260 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí said that the young man had been located.

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 38,914 Views 42 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan
# Bombing
# Bombing

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan

3 hours ago 3,648 Views 1 Comment

Afghan Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian told reporters that the casualties could rise

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth

3 hours ago 13,309 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested as part of an investigation into the incident.

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result
# UK Elections
# UK Elections

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result

4 hours ago 6,364 Views 0 Comments

With the final results in, Labour has 30 seats, the Welsh Conservatives have 16, Plaid Cymru has 13 and the Liberal Democrats have one.

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods
# Louth
# Louth

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods

4 hours ago 10,619 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed and dismembered in January 2020.

EU seeks 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents
# Copycat Jabs
# Copycat Jabs

EU seeks 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

5 hours ago 6,912 Views 10 Comments

EU leaders have adopted a sceptical approach to lifting the patents.

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA
# Irish Dental Association
# Irish Dental Association

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA

6 hours ago 27,239 Views 12 Comments

IDA President, Dr Anne O’Neill said that the organisation had “lost faith” in the Department of Health to implement change.

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party

6 hours ago 18,599 Views 32 Comments

Aiken will remain in his post until a successor is chosen.

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year
# Contactless Payments
# Contactless Payments

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year

7 hours ago 7,566 Views 22 Comments

A total of €9.745 billion was spent via contactless payments from March 2020 to March 2021.

Two women and 7-year-old girl hospitalised following Monaghan crash
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Two women and 7-year-old girl hospitalised following Monaghan crash

8 hours ago 14,543 Views 0 Comments

One of the women was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin.

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics

9 hours ago 8,216 Views 58 Comments

Tensions have soared in east Jerusalem in recent weeks.

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead this summer, says IOC official
# Full Steam Ahead
From The42
# Full Steam Ahead

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead this summer, says IOC official

9 hours ago 4,412 Views 4 Comments

The Tokyo Games are due to start on 23 July, though polls show that most Japanese people support cancellation or another delay.

Poll: Do you carry cash?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you carry cash?

9 hours ago 53,399 Views 103 Comments

Card payments are up 72%.

Man hospitalised following serious assault in Cork
# Charleville
# Charleville

Man hospitalised following serious assault in Cork

10 hours ago 18,505 Views 3 Comments

The man sustained numerous lacerations during an altercation involving a group of people.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Saturday

10 hours ago 9,886 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions

11 hours ago 47,445 Views 46 Comments

Heavy wind and rain didn’t dampen the massive fundraising drive.

The tale of the 'team of 40-year-olds' from Cork who rattled Bayern Munich
# Dowcha Davey
From The42
# Dowcha Davey

The tale of the 'team of 40-year-olds' from Cork who rattled Bayern Munich

12 hours ago 25,577 Views 21 Comments

Thirty years ago, the draw for the first round of the Uefa Cup paired the Bundesliga giants with Cork City.

Catherine Fulvio: Enjoy rack of lamb and cheesecake recipes to spice up your summer dining
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

Catherine Fulvio: Enjoy rack of lamb and cheesecake recipes to spice up your summer dining

12 hours ago 16,416 Views 8 Comments

The TV chef shares some thoughts and two delicious recipes to liven up any table this summer.

Unionist negotiators of Good Friday Agreement call for suspension of Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Unionist negotiators of Good Friday Agreement call for suspension of Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated 12 hours ago 31,938 Views 55 Comments

The open letter has been sent to Micheál Martin, Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and Maros Sefcovic.

A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

A tale of two lockdowns: how working life changed during the pandemic

12 hours ago 7,336 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to two people with very different experiences of the pandemic. A delivery rider who has had a long winter on the streets of Dublin city centre, and a businessman who has changed his priorities.

Connacht will sense opportunity to record rare double against wounded Leinster
# Back It Up
From The42
# Back It Up

Connacht will sense opportunity to record rare double against wounded Leinster

13 hours ago 14,256 Views 13 Comments

Andy Friend’s side impressed against Ulster last time out but struggle for consistency.

Vaccine rollout: Are we on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by the end of June?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

Vaccine rollout: Are we on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by the end of June?

13 hours ago 42,865 Views 88 Comments

Some 31.5% of people over the age of 16 have had a first dose with 11.96% of adults fully vaccinated.

'My body, my choice': How some Irish wellness Instagram accounts became a hotbed of Covid-19 misinformation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'My body, my choice': How some Irish wellness Instagram accounts became a hotbed of Covid-19 misinformation

19 hours ago 62,931 Views 0 Comments

The platform is being used to spread false information about Covid-19 in novel ways,.

Yesterday’s News

€120,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized in Skerries
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

€120,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized in Skerries

21 hours ago 14,998 Views 0 Comments

Two men in their 20s were arrested during searches.

Majority for Scottish National Party still uncalled, but Nicola Sturgeon 'almost certain' of win
# Scotland
# Scotland

Majority for Scottish National Party still uncalled, but Nicola Sturgeon 'almost certain' of win

21 hours ago 24,664 Views 28 Comments

The results of some constituency seats still need to be announced.

Newcastle stun Leicester to inch closer to safety and keep top-four race alive
# All To Play For
From The42
# All To Play For

Newcastle stun Leicester to inch closer to safety and keep top-four race alive

21 hours ago 23,217 Views 10 Comments

Callum Wilson scored twice in a 4-2 win at the King Power Stadium.

Six-try Munster destroy Ulster in bruising battle at Thomond
# Emphatic
From The42
# Emphatic

Six-try Munster destroy Ulster in bruising battle at Thomond

21 hours ago 41,026 Views 40 Comments

Munster defeated Ulster 38-10 at Thomond Park.

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns of a spike this week in smishing messages

22 hours ago 33,381 Views 24 Comments

The bank is asking customers not to respond to fraudulent texts that try to obtain their account details.

Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque
# Conflict
# Conflict

Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque

22 hours ago 9,659 Views 14 Comments

The Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 53 people were wounded.

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