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Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban

9 minutes ago 563 Views 2 Comments

The White House announced the change in the current travel ban into the US today.

Teenage boy missing from Dublin 12 since Thursday
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Teenage boy missing from Dublin 12 since Thursday

19 minutes ago 2,174 Views 0 Comments

Calvin O’Connor has been missing from Bluebell since 16 September.

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff

Updated 37 minutes ago 6,620 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year
# Cannabis Poisoning
# Cannabis Poisoning

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year

42 minutes ago 5,111 Views 5 Comments

One case involved two siblings aged three and four who consumed cannabis peach ring jellies.

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick

1 hour ago 4,102 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in Westfield Park, Limerick at around 10pm last Friday night.

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November
# Good News
# Good News

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November

Updated 1 hour ago 41,645 Views 30 Comments

Simon Coveney said this will come as “very good news” for many Irish people impacted by the ban.

Ireland could still reject OECD global corporate tax reform deal, Donohoe says
# 12.5 Per Cent
# 12.5 Per Cent

Ireland could still reject OECD global corporate tax reform deal, Donohoe says

2 hours ago 5,066 Views 10 Comments

The Finance Minister told the European Commission it is “not appropriate” at present for Ireland to sign up to the deal ahead of an October deadline.

At least two injured in US high school shooting
# Heritage High School
# Heritage High School

At least two injured in US high school shooting

2 hours ago 9,758 Views 5 Comments

Police are on the scene.

Coronavirus: 1,154 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,154 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 28,118 Views 28 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this afternoon.

Katherine Zappone declines invite to face Oireachtas Committee over special envoy role
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

Katherine Zappone declines invite to face Oireachtas Committee over special envoy role

3 hours ago 18,600 Views 47 Comments

Zappone was asked to appear before the foreign affairs committee to answer questions about the appointment.

The second round of CAO offers are out - and they're all right here
# Points Race
# Points Race

The second round of CAO offers are out - and they're all right here

3 hours ago 10,304 Views 0 Comments

Compare every course and institution with our dedicated site.

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford
# Court
# Court

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford

3 hours ago 34,799 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the “terrifying and violent” experience has a pervasive effect on the girl’s life.

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August

Updated 4 hours ago 21,917 Views 33 Comments

At least 52 people fell ill after untreated water passed through the system.

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five
# Trial Results
# Trial Results

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five

4 hours ago 10,487 Views 48 Comments

The vaccine would be administered at a lower dosage than for people over 12.

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right
# A Modern Workplace
# A Modern Workplace

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right

Updated 5 hours ago 13,554 Views 18 Comments

Joanne Mangan of Grow Remote says as thousands are encouraged to return to offices today, we need a mature approach to new ways of working.

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan
# Electricity Bills
# Electricity Bills

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan

5 hours ago 9,585 Views 20 Comments

The minister’s remarks come after the UK government held emergency talks with energy companies over spiralling price increases.

Boris Johnson says disputes over Northern Ireland Protocol 'can't go on forever'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson says disputes over Northern Ireland Protocol 'can't go on forever'

5 hours ago 10,031 Views 11 Comments

Johnson is due to meet with US President Joe Biden at the White House tomorrow.

Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women

5 hours ago 11,280 Views 13 Comments

A new study analysed nearly 50,000 Covid-19 cases during the first two waves of the pandemic in Ireland.

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges
# Paul Rusesabagina
# Paul Rusesabagina

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges

6 hours ago 11,043 Views 4 Comments

Paul Rusesabagina has maintained his innocence, and his family alleges he was kidnapped and taken to Rwanda against his will.

Housing Finance Agency approved €1 billion in loans to approved housing bodies last year
# Housing
# Housing

Housing Finance Agency approved €1 billion in loans to approved housing bodies last year

6 hours ago 5,028 Views 2 Comments

Individual loans ranged from €17,000 to €43 million.

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
# Deportations
# Deportations

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

6 hours ago 18,900 Views 19 Comments

Over 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in the border town of Del Rio.

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament
# United Russia Party
# United Russia Party

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament

6 hours ago 4,150 Views 9 Comments

The poll is an important indicator of next year’s presidential poll, as Vladimir Putin seeks to cement his grip on power.

‘Words inadequate’ as mother and son laid to rest in Co Kerry
# Lixnaw
# Lixnaw

‘Words inadequate’ as mother and son laid to rest in Co Kerry

7 hours ago 22,089 Views 1 Comment

Eileen and Jamie O’Sullivan were found dead at their home in a suspected murder-suicide two weeks ago

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

Updated 7 hours ago 50,355 Views 28 Comments

One video of the incident shows about 25 people present at the demonstration.

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round
# College
# College

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round

7 hours ago 11,261 Views 0 Comments

The CAO released its second round of offers to applicants this morning.

Gardaí seek help tracing missing four-year-old boy from Kilkenny
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help tracing missing four-year-old boy from Kilkenny

7 hours ago 29,588 Views 0 Comments

Muaaz Usama is missing from his home since yesterday.

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus
# Russia
# Russia

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus

Updated 7 hours ago 16,116 Views 4 Comments

Russia’s Investigative Committee said the suspect had been wounded while being detained.

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'

8 hours ago 8,542 Views 12 Comments

European gas prices have tripled this year even before the arrival winter.

HIQA does NOT recommended more widespread use of antigen tests to replace existing measures
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HIQA does NOT recommended more widespread use of antigen tests to replace existing measures

9 hours ago 9,799 Views 15 Comments

HIQA says that antigen tests may have a role ‘in certain circumstances’

FBI find body in Wyoming believed to be missing woman as boyfriend sought
# Gabby Petito
# Gabby Petito

FBI find body in Wyoming believed to be missing woman as boyfriend sought

10 hours ago 39,483 Views 24 Comments

Brian Laundrie, 23, has been identified as a person of interest in the case.

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption
# La Palma
# La Palma

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption

10 hours ago 32,121 Views 11 Comments

Some 20 isolated houses have been destroyed.

Poll: Do you think traditional office work will change forever post pandemic?
# Office Work
# Office Work

Poll: Do you think traditional office work will change forever post pandemic?

10 hours ago 20,938 Views 18 Comments

Thousands of workers are returning to the office for the first time in more than 18 months.

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week

10 hours ago 7,321 Views 8 Comments

The world governing body is in favour of shortening the gap between its showpiece event from four to two years.

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-level week' begins as Martin meets new state Governor today
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-level week' begins as Martin meets new state Governor today

10 hours ago 6,865 Views 13 Comments

The Taoiseach travelled to New York yesterday to begin a series of UN events.

Woman (50s) dies in single-car crash in Monaghan
# Clones
# Clones

Woman (50s) dies in single-car crash in Monaghan

11 hours ago 12,414 Views 1 Comment

Three others are being treated for their injuries following the early morning crash.

Further 11 Irish citizens moved out of Afghanistan with their families
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Further 11 Irish citizens moved out of Afghanistan with their families

12 hours ago 8,325 Views 2 Comments

The flight was “arranged through diplomatic channels,” according to Minister Coveney.

Netflix dominates Emmy Awards as The Crown and Queen's Gambit win big
# Emmy Awards
# Emmy Awards

Netflix dominates Emmy Awards as The Crown and Queen's Gambit win big

12 hours ago 17,475 Views 6 Comments

On the comedy side, Ted Lasso was the big winner.

Opinions: Setting up a pension is merely a way of caring for your future self
# Retirement Plans
# Retirement Plans

Opinions: Setting up a pension is merely a way of caring for your future self

13 hours ago 15,332 Views 25 Comments

On pensions awareness week, financial expert David Quinn has advice for anyone who has not yet set one up.

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