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Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol

24 minutes ago 2,682 Views 0 Comments

Larry Donnelly reflects on the final days of President Donald Trump’s term.

'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'
# Commission
# Commission

'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'

54 minutes ago 3,510 Views 0 Comments

Adopted people and survivors of mother and baby homes say forced adoption was widespread, regardless of what the commission says.

'Some people are feeling isolated or alone, so this is more important than ever'
# Support
From The42
# Support

'Some people are feeling isolated or alone, so this is more important than ever'

55 minutes ago 4,703 Views 2 Comments

Su Carty, who works with the IRFU and World Rugby, is part of Ohana ZERO Suicide.

'Last-minute decision': Qualified nurses in teaching roles to be redeployed to help with Covid-19 surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Last-minute decision': Qualified nurses in teaching roles to be redeployed to help with Covid-19 surge

56 minutes ago 4,137 Views 6 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

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RTÉ says it has no plans to scrap The Angelus as it aims to strike a balance on 'diversity of views'
# The Bells
# The Bells

RTÉ says it has no plans to scrap The Angelus as it aims to strike a balance on 'diversity of views'

1 hour ago 4,838 Views 15 Comments

An online petition started this week calling for RTÉ to scrap broadcasting the Angelus.

'I wanted my AFL career to go on for 10 or 12 years but everyone has a different journey. I've accepted that'
# Glass Half Full
From The42
# Glass Half Full

'I wanted my AFL career to go on for 10 or 12 years but everyone has a different journey. I've accepted that'

1 hour ago 5,871 Views 1 Comment

With his Hawthorn career in the rearview mirror, Conor Glass is determined to help Derry compete for Ulster titles.

Spotlight

Mother and Baby Homes report

The report documents the harrowing and shameful treatment of young women and children at the hands of the Irish State.

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?
# Disruption
# Disruption

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?

2 hours ago 10,037 Views 11 Comments

More than 70% of trucks are completing paperwork before moving goods, and are being ‘green-lighted’ to leave Irish ports.

'We can't just say it's too difficult': Could criminal investigations into Ireland's mother and baby homes happen?
# Legal Questions
# Legal Questions

'We can't just say it's too difficult': Could criminal investigations into Ireland's mother and baby homes happen?

8 hours ago 12,044 Views 36 Comments

There have been calls for investigations following the publication of a long-awaited report this week.

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Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?
# Shantytok
# Shantytok

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?

10 hours ago 29,840 Views 22 Comments

Soon may the Wellerman come, to bring us sugar and tea and rum.

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier
# Humbled
From The42
# Humbled

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier

Updated 11 hours ago 35,503 Views 10 Comments

The former European champions encountered a highly-motivated Ealing on their first outing since relegation.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 19,703 Views 1 Comment

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

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
# Resilience
From The42
# Resilience

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet

Updated 13 hours ago 35,151 Views 4 Comments

Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.

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US threatens to halt intel sharing in Mexican drug row
# US-Mexico Border
# US-Mexico Border

US threatens to halt intel sharing in Mexican drug row

13 hours ago 21,299 Views 6 Comments

Mexico’s president accused American authorities of fabricating drug trafficking evidence against a former defense chief.

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'

13 hours ago 23,151 Views 63 Comments

The serial number is reported to Gardaí for only one in 16 stolen bikes, writes Dublin Cycling Campaign’s David Timoney.

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
# Election
# Election

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

13 hours ago 13,310 Views 65 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department
# Washington
# Washington

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department

14 hours ago 10,451 Views 6 Comments

Biden said that the State Department nominees “have secured some of the most defining national security and diplomatic achievements in recent memory”.

Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland

15 hours ago 115,793 Views 181 Comments

“A significant percentage of the population – in excess of 1 in 10 in some counties – is currently either a case or a close contact.”

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds

15 hours ago 20,674 Views 15 Comments

Locals have been told to be vigilant for signs of danger.

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''

Updated 15 hours ago 20,428 Views 5 Comments

Shane Ronayne recalls working alongside Eamonn Ryan.

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres
# Vaccinated
# Vaccinated

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres

15 hours ago 40,794 Views 89 Comments

A requirement for travellers into Ireland to produce evidence of a negative test result has also come into effect.

Uganda's president extends 35-year rule with disputed election win
# Kampala
# Kampala

Uganda's president extends 35-year rule with disputed election win

Updated 16 hours ago 25,549 Views 10 Comments

The race was between Uganda’s incumbent and musician turned opposition candidate Bobi Wine.

Brittany Ferries moves up start of new Cherbourg-Rosslare route over Brexit pressures
# Ship Out
# Ship Out

Brittany Ferries moves up start of new Cherbourg-Rosslare route over Brexit pressures

16 hours ago 36,976 Views 50 Comments

A weekly crossing between Cherbourg and Rosslare will start on Monday two months earlier than planned.

At-risk SNAs and childcare among final obstacles in resuming special-education classes
# Special Education
# Special Education

At-risk SNAs and childcare among final obstacles in resuming special-education classes

Updated 17 hours ago 35,511 Views 72 Comments

Minister Norma Foley said classes for children with special needs would reopen next Thursday.

22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

17 hours ago 17,054 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health has said the health service is facing “unparalleled pressures”.

Two men arrested as part of investigation into shots fired in Co Clare
# Shannon
# Shannon

Two men arrested as part of investigation into shots fired in Co Clare

17 hours ago 23,045 Views 0 Comments

At around 11am on Wednesday, shots were fired in the Illaunamanagh area near Shannon.

Irish teen Knight named captain for Rooney's first game as permanent Derby County boss
# On The Knight Train
From The42
# On The Knight Train

Irish teen Knight named captain for Rooney's first game as permanent Derby County boss

18 hours ago 29,756 Views 17 Comments

Jason Knight leads the Rams out against Rotherham United.

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
# Surge Capacity
# Surge Capacity

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal

18 hours ago 94,926 Views 118 Comments

The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.

Gardaí seek help finding man, 44, missing from Dublin
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí seek help finding man, 44, missing from Dublin

19 hours ago 46,945 Views 1 Comment

Peter Moylan has been missing from his home since yesterday.

'Deliberate' fire at Belfast multicultural centre investigated as hate crime
# Donegall Pass
# Donegall Pass

'Deliberate' fire at Belfast multicultural centre investigated as hate crime

20 hours ago 12,976 Views 6 Comments

Fire crews were called to a blaze in south Belfast on Thursday night.

Poll: Have you been switching off properly outside work hours?
# Right To Disconnect
# Right To Disconnect

Poll: Have you been switching off properly outside work hours?

21 hours ago 29,328 Views 46 Comments

I hate to bring work up on a Saturday, but…

Angela Merkel's ally Armin Laschet elected as CDU leader
# Chancellor
# Chancellor

Angela Merkel's ally Armin Laschet elected as CDU leader

21 hours ago 15,835 Views 9 Comments

The vote kicks off the race for Germany’s top job – Chancellor ahead of Merkel stepping down in September.

'We were told our mothers were prostitutes and ne'er-do-wells. My mother was a senior civil servant, aged 30'
# Adoption
# Adoption

'We were told our mothers were prostitutes and ne'er-do-wells. My mother was a senior civil servant, aged 30'

22 hours ago 91,298 Views 0 Comments

Susan Lohan says adopted people have for decades been fed a false narrative about their mothers in the hopes they won’t try to find them.

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people

22 hours ago 100,723 Views 0 Comments

Common vaccine side effects, such as a fever, nausea and diarrhoea, may have contributed to the deaths, a health regulator said.

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'
# Eamonn Ryan
From The42
# Eamonn Ryan

'It's very sad, just so grateful to have those memories and appreciate everything he did for us'

22 hours ago 16,659 Views 2 Comments

The late Eamonn Ryan leaves behind a great legacy with the impact he made on players he coached.

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?
# Christmas Spike
# Christmas Spike

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?

23 hours ago 75,864 Views 52 Comments

While case numbers in most areas aren’t on the scale Ireland has been facing, lockdown measures are common around Europe at this time.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

23 hours ago 13,337 Views 0 Comments

Special education to return to schools, an interview with the Taoiseach, and vaccine prioritisation.

Taoiseach: 'In hindsight, would we have done what we did a month ago? Obviously not'
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach: 'In hindsight, would we have done what we did a month ago? Obviously not'

Sat 8:31 AM 54,563 Views 115 Comments

“Nobody predicted, in any model, the level of community transmission that we’re currently experiencing,” he told Virgin Media News.

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Grace O'Sullivan: More deadly pandemics are coming unless urgent climate action is taken

Sat 8:30 AM 38,041 Views 82 Comments

The Green MEP says animal-to-human disease transmission, such as the one we’re dealing with now, is linked to wildlife stresses and habitat destruction.

'I felt I'd play forever, win 10 more medals but it was all over for me at 27'
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

'I felt I'd play forever, win 10 more medals but it was all over for me at 27'

Sat 8:00 AM 46,094 Views 7 Comments

Barry Daly was Leinster’s top try scorer when they won the Champions Cup/Pro14 double. But injury brought his career to a premature end.

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