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Boris Johnson announces England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears
# Delayed
# Delayed

Boris Johnson announces England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears

8 minutes ago 947 Views 0 Comments

Cases have significantly increased across Great Britain in the last three weeks.

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday

21 minutes ago 4,465 Views 0 Comments

The hoax occurred in Terminal 1 after Portuguese chef Adriano Rocha missed two flights home.

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges

49 minutes ago 5,827 Views 0 Comments

The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.

Watch: An early contender for Goal of the Tournament at the Euros
# Schick Strike
From The42
# Schick Strike

Watch: An early contender for Goal of the Tournament at the Euros

1 hour ago 15,872 Views 11 Comments

The astonishing long-range Patrik Schick effort doubled the Czechs’ lead against Scotland

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 22,918 Views 48 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar
# Panti Bar
# Panti Bar

Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar

1 hour ago 11,339 Views 23 Comments

The incident happened overnight.

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings
# Savills
# Savills

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings

1 hour ago 19,470 Views 41 Comments

Savills asked viewers for ‘evidence of savings’ or mortgage approval in principle documents including full amounts.

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding

2 hours ago 10,359 Views 0 Comments

Declan ‘Mr Nobody’ Brady, his wife Deirdre Brady and his mistress Erika Lukacs appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.

BBC review finds no evidence Martin Bashir was rehired in ‘cover-up’
# Bashir
# Bashir

BBC review finds no evidence Martin Bashir was rehired in ‘cover-up’

2 hours ago 2,624 Views 0 Comments

The inquiry was announced following revelations in the Dyson report, which found Bashir falsified bank statements to get access to Princess Diana for an interview.

Nearly 60% of Dublin's rough sleepers were using tents in April
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Nearly 60% of Dublin's rough sleepers were using tents in April

2 hours ago 2,907 Views 8 Comments

There were 5,806 individuals in emergency accommodation in Dublin last month.

Peter Schmeichel: Denmark did not want to play after Christian Eriksen collapse
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

Peter Schmeichel: Denmark did not want to play after Christian Eriksen collapse

2 hours ago 13,287 Views 10 Comments

“As you can hear from yesterday’s press conference, the coach, he seriously regrets putting the players back on to the pitch.”

Fishermen plan Dublin flotilla protest for next week
# Planned Demo
# Planned Demo

Fishermen plan Dublin flotilla protest for next week

2 hours ago 4,480 Views 10 Comments

The protest is due to go ahead on 23 June.

Bodies of 25 people recovered off Yemen after boat capsizes
# Yemen
# Yemen

Bodies of 25 people recovered off Yemen after boat capsizes

3 hours ago 3,444 Views 2 Comments

The boat capsized two days ago and was carrying up to 200 people.

Anti-corruption gardaí make tenth arrest in investigation of Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board
# Kildare
# Kildare

Anti-corruption gardaí make tenth arrest in investigation of Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board

3 hours ago 13,104 Views 17 Comments

Detectives arrested a man in his 30s this morning.

Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder

4 hours ago 9,560 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Keane was found guilty in May 2021 for the murder of 60-year-old John Lowe.

Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself
# Ardee
# Ardee

Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself

4 hours ago 16,067 Views 0 Comments

Oliver Kane pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to attempted rape of a now 21-year-old.

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway

4 hours ago 4,264 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth

Updated 4 hours ago 13,467 Views 21 Comments

Lawyers argued those affected were entitled to ‘effective, independent investigation’.

Arlene Foster resigns as Northern Ireland First Minister
# DUP
# DUP

Arlene Foster resigns as Northern Ireland First Minister

Updated 5 hours ago 39,653 Views 72 Comments

The former DUP leader stepped down from the role this morning.

Cabinet to consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

Cabinet to consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland

5 hours ago 15,647 Views 41 Comments

The tougher restrictions will only apply to those that have not had two doses of a vaccine.

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze
# Fire
# Fire

Grenfell residents denied ‘swift justice’, four years on from blaze

5 hours ago 5,213 Views 0 Comments

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

Sunshine and lower temperatures forecast for this week but Saturday looks a bit iffy
# Grand
# Grand

Sunshine and lower temperatures forecast for this week but Saturday looks a bit iffy

5 hours ago 14,741 Views 8 Comments

In a nutshell, it’ll be grand.

Andy Farrell includes 11 uncapped players in 37-man Ireland squad for July Tests
# Experimental
From The42
# Experimental

Andy Farrell includes 11 uncapped players in 37-man Ireland squad for July Tests

Updated 5 hours ago 18,189 Views 77 Comments

Ireland play Japan and the USA at the Aviva Stadium in July.

State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip
# LOSING FAITH
# LOSING FAITH

State on a go-slow in moving primary education from majority Catholic grip

5 hours ago 31,639 Views 32 Comments
  • In this first of a two-part deep dive into the promised creation of better educational choice, Peter McGuire finds a process in paralysis.
  • Just 13 multi-denominational schools have been established under divestment Catholic schools in the past 8 years.
  • Completed reports and surveys on school patronage lie unpublished while the Department continues to meet with the Irish Episcopal Conference every month.
NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan
# Global Affairs
# Global Affairs

NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan

5 hours ago 2,649 Views 3 Comments

Joe Biden is seeking to restore trust at the first summit post-Trump.

Mauritian authorities to re-examine case of murdered Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey
# Mauritius
# Mauritius

Mauritian authorities to re-examine case of murdered Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey

6 hours ago 17,862 Views 9 Comments

Two hotel workers who were charged with her murder were acquitted in 2012.

Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance and Superman, dies aged 83
# Ned Beatty
# Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance and Superman, dies aged 83

6 hours ago 13,646 Views 8 Comments

Beatty received only one Oscar nomination, as supporting actor for his role as corporate executive Arthur Jensen in 1976′s Network.

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide
# Cork
# Cork

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide

7 hours ago 24,980 Views 2 Comments

One of the crew of the RNLI craft swam to shore to check on the boys and it was decided to winch them from the scene.

Poll: Should it be an offence to refuse to give gardaí a password?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be an offence to refuse to give gardaí a password?

8 hours ago 42,994 Views 83 Comments

A new power would allow gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys for electronic devices.

England's 21 June lockdown lifting to be delayed until 19 July as scientists seek to 'buy time'
# Setback
# Setback

England's 21 June lockdown lifting to be delayed until 19 July as scientists seek to 'buy time'

9 hours ago 23,240 Views 63 Comments

UK PM Boris Johnson will make the announcement at 6pm this evening.

Cyclist in critical condition following Dublin hit and run
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cyclist in critical condition following Dublin hit and run

9 hours ago 31,675 Views 21 Comments

The crash, involving a cyclist and a car, happened at 9pm in the Sheriff Street Upper area of Dublin.

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row
# Protocol
# Protocol

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row

Updated 9 hours ago 33,735 Views 24 Comments
  • The US President told the UK Prime Minister he must protect the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a further grace period for the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “very problematic”
  • The DUP's new leader Edwin Poots sent a copy of the Good Friday Agreement to French President Emmanuel Macron
Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister
# Israel
# Israel

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister

10 hours ago 23,767 Views 14 Comments

Naftali Bennett, a 49-year-old former Israeli Special Forces soldier and hardliner was declared the new prime minister last night.

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

10 hours ago 25,236 Views 19 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster

11 hours ago 9,325 Views 2 Comments

5 talking points after yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 promotion semi-final between Meath and Kildare in Newbridge.

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant

12 hours ago 39,818 Views 33 Comments

The overhaul of how gardaí operate includes a new power for gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys.

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'
# Reduced Earnings
# Reduced Earnings

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'

12 hours ago 17,843 Views 7 Comments

Ireland could experience a loss in GDP of as much as 1.5% over the next century.

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract
# Contract
# Contract

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract

18 hours ago 26,548 Views 46 Comments
  • A Sláintecare public hospital consultant contract was firmed up on 31 May.
  • Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract.
  • The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is seeking "urgent" negotiations, writes Orla Dwyer.
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