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Today’s News

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction

14 minutes ago 1,722 Views 0 Comments

The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

32 minutes ago 1,258 Views 0 Comments

We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez to headline vaccination concert for poorest nations
# Global Citizen
# Global Citizen

Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez to headline vaccination concert for poorest nations

44 minutes ago 3,892 Views 4 Comments

The concert, which airs on 8 May, will also showcase Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder, J Balvin and H.E.R.

Elite sport exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine to be granted on 'case-by-case basis'
# Let The Games Begin
From The42
# Let The Games Begin

Elite sport exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine to be granted on 'case-by-case basis'

1 hour ago 5,289 Views 7 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers says any exemptions will be approved by the HSE and policed by Sport Ireland.

Glynn says NPHET isn't predicting a fourth wave but is concerned about possible super-spreader events
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Glynn says NPHET isn't predicting a fourth wave but is concerned about possible super-spreader events

Updated 1 hour ago 37,669 Views 78 Comments

NPHET and the Government are due to consider the further easing of restrictions again at the beginning of May.

Three men arrested after car set alight in driveway of house in south Dublin
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Three men arrested after car set alight in driveway of house in south Dublin

1 hour ago 14,618 Views 5 Comments

A second car parked in the driveway was also damaged in the fire.

Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London
# Crime
# Crime

Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London

1 hour ago 10,163 Views 0 Comments

The boy attacked two teenage girls during his spree and was also linked to other attacks in 2019 and 2020.

Fully vaccinated people should not have to enter mandatory hotel quarantine, says Simon Harris
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

Fully vaccinated people should not have to enter mandatory hotel quarantine, says Simon Harris

1 hour ago 8,351 Views 44 Comments

Last week it was reported that the HPSC is being tasked to advise on exempting fully vaccinated people.

Johnson & Johnson postpones rollout of its vaccines to Europe as it reviews possible blood clot issue
# Janssen
# Janssen

Johnson & Johnson postpones rollout of its vaccines to Europe as it reviews possible blood clot issue

Updated 2 hours ago 68,390 Views 58 Comments

Six cases of a rare blood clot have been reported out of 6.8 million doses of the vaccine administered in the US.

Gardaí upgrade investigation into fatal Newbridge stabbing to murder inquiry
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí upgrade investigation into fatal Newbridge stabbing to murder inquiry

2 hours ago 4,867 Views 0 Comments

The victim was attacked at 7.30pm on Wednesday last week.

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine after travel from UAE may leave today if Covid-19 test is negative
# Courts
# Courts

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine after travel from UAE may leave today if Covid-19 test is negative

2 hours ago 8,330 Views 0 Comments

The woman travelled to support her father, who is due to undergo major cancer surgery.

New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week
# Insurance
# Insurance

New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week

3 hours ago 9,770 Views 24 Comments

Cabinet signed off on the new guidelines last month.

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

3 hours ago 11,107 Views 56 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Twelve people put on trial in Germany for ‘plot to attack Muslims and overthrow government'
# Group S
# Group S

Twelve people put on trial in Germany for ‘plot to attack Muslims and overthrow government'

3 hours ago 6,911 Views 0 Comments

Eight are accused of founding a ‘terrorist organisation’.

Vaccine certs 'weeks away' as Irish people may get 'choice' of paper or digital cert
# Jab And Go
# Jab And Go

Vaccine certs 'weeks away' as Irish people may get 'choice' of paper or digital cert

4 hours ago 19,475 Views 92 Comments

There is currently no internationally recognised Covid-19 vaccine certification process.

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week
# Getting Closer
From The42
# Getting Closer

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week

Updated 4 hours ago 6,022 Views 5 Comments

The draws for both the hurling and football championships will be made across next Monday and Tuesday.

Government to pay cost of hotel quarantine for Irish students returning from EU states
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Government to pay cost of hotel quarantine for Irish students returning from EU states

5 hours ago 20,905 Views 62 Comments

Around 500 students are set to return home from five countries this summer.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

6 hours ago 28,224 Views 95 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team
# Lions Lions Lions
From The42
# Lions Lions Lions

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team

7 hours ago 17,513 Views 21 Comments

Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy, and Neil Jenkins have also been appointed.

203 patients being treated in Irish hospitals with Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

203 patients being treated in Irish hospitals with Covid-19

7 hours ago 15,682 Views 33 Comments

The figure has gradually fallen in recent weeks.

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?

7 hours ago 31,876 Views 36 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there is “clear evidence that some people are drifting back to the office or the workplace”.

India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections
# India
# India

India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections

7 hours ago 14,463 Views 0 Comments

Experts say that missteps stemming from the belief that the pandemic was “over” are coming back to haunt the country.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 8 At 8
# 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

7 hours ago 10,408 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what is making the headlines this morning.

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean

8 hours ago 23,840 Views 43 Comments

The move is fiercely opposed by local fishermen and residents.

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
# Rare Blood Clotting
# Rare Blood Clotting

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

8 hours ago 57,471 Views 75 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

9 hours ago 16,311 Views 100 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry
# Coleraine
# Coleraine

Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry

9 hours ago 20,580 Views 17 Comments

The incident took place around 9pm last night.

Leo Varadkar urges employers not to pressure staff to return to offices
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

Leo Varadkar urges employers not to pressure staff to return to offices

10 hours ago 32,261 Views 22 Comments

The Tánaiste said that there was “clear evidence” that people are drifting back to their workplace.

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur
# The Stacks
# The Stacks

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur

16 hours ago 20,337 Views 59 Comments
  • The ESB said chemical analysis undertaken last year identified the presence of the corrosive element.
  • It's planned works will be carried out on the iconic chimneys this year, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • Councillor Dermot Lacey has called for the towers to be protected and repainted.

Yesterday’s News

Man due to appear in court over serious assault at home in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man due to appear in court over serious assault at home in Limerick

17 hours ago 16,854 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Limerick District Court tomorrow at 10.30am.

Harvey Weinstein challenges extradition to California to face charges of assaults
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein challenges extradition to California to face charges of assaults

17 hours ago 14,569 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein maintains his innocence and contends that any sexual activity was consensual.

One person dies following shooting at high school in Tennessee
# Knoxville
# Knoxville

One person dies following shooting at high school in Tennessee

Updated 18 hours ago 29,867 Views 33 Comments

Another person has been detained for further investigation.

Positivity rate at Finglas and Mulhuddart walk-in test centres is 6%
# Covid-19 Test Centres
# Covid-19 Test Centres

Positivity rate at Finglas and Mulhuddart walk-in test centres is 6%

Updated 18 hours ago 60,227 Views 46 Comments

The HSE has this evening announced two more walk-in test centres in Mullingar and Dunmanway.

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'
# Don't Mind The Gap
From The42
# Don't Mind The Gap

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'

19 hours ago 44,805 Views 8 Comments

Eyes? Pressure? Les Bleues? Bring them all on, says Ireland’s 19-year-old star woman, Béibhinn Parsons.

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only

Updated 19 hours ago 126,164 Views 165 Comments
  • The committee met this morning to review the vaccine following a warning from the European Medicines Agency.
  • The HSE had advised that all AstraZeneca vaccination clinics for tomorrow should be cancelled.
  • In a statement this evening, AstraZeneca said it "recognises" the decision taken by NIAC.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

19 hours ago 10,049 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: The tale of the elusive rare book thieves
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The tale of the elusive rare book thieves

20 hours ago 8,870 Views 1 Comment

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

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears

20 hours ago 35,619 Views 0 Comments

The victim did not realise her father was behind everything until the age of 21.

13-year-old girl missing from Co Kerry found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

13-year-old girl missing from Co Kerry found safe and well

20 hours ago 43,710 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public and media for their assistance in the matter.

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

20 hours ago 34,433 Views 100 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

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