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Today’s News

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel
# Long Term Leasing
# Long Term Leasing

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel

4 hours ago 5,298 Views 5 Comments
  • The Department of Housing recently signed off on the leasing deal between the Council and the developer, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • The move comes amid criticism of the State's reliance on expensive social housing leases.
  • Sinn Féin's Eoin O'Broin said "these kinds of expensive long-term leases are bad for social housing tenants."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

6 hours ago 13,647 Views 5 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

6 hours ago 43,639 Views 6 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland

6 hours ago 6,640 Views 12 Comments

“We continue to build more roads and widen more roads and the congestion doesn’t improve the traffic, it just fills the extra space that’s created.”

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'
# Sonia
From The42
# Sonia

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'

7 hours ago 10,642 Views 1 Comment

21 years on from her Olympic silver medal in Sydney, Sonia O’Sullivan talks to The42 about passing the baton on, and much more.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

8 hours ago 10,708 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

8 hours ago 21,891 Views 9 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.

O'Leary celebrates with Kerry team-mates two weeks after serious car crash
# On The Way Back
From The42
# On The Way Back

O'Leary celebrates with Kerry team-mates two weeks after serious car crash

8 hours ago 36,651 Views 5 Comments

‘He was inside in the dressing-room with the lads and it is great,’ said Kerry boss Peter Keane. ‘He’s out of hospital and has started his recovery already.’

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat
# Dixie Fire
# Dixie Fire

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat

8 hours ago 11,099 Views 0 Comments

Fire officials said the blaze had charred nearly 298 square miles acres of timber and brush in Plumas and Butte counties.

'I’m very determined to not let it destroy the rest of my life': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I’m very determined to not let it destroy the rest of my life': The week in quotes

10 hours ago 14,584 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg
# Pembroke Quarter
# Pembroke Quarter

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg

10 hours ago 16,235 Views 34 Comments

The consortium behind the project is eager to begin construction early next year.

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci
# Delta Wave
# Delta Wave

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci

11 hours ago 29,485 Views 68 Comments

Dr Anthony Fauci said recommending that the vaccinated wear masks is ‘under active consideration’.

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator
# Planet Fun
# Planet Fun

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator

12 hours ago 66,556 Views 24 Comments

Six people were left injured when the funfair ride at Planet Fun in Carrickfergus collapsed yesterday.

Coronavirus: 1,126 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,126 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 60,116 Views 142 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned
# Back To School
# Back To School

Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned

13 hours ago 28,497 Views 32 Comments

Minister Norma Foley said the return of children to the classroom for the new school term is a priority.

Woman who drowned trying to save son laid to rest in Cavan
# Natasha Core
# Natasha Core

Woman who drowned trying to save son laid to rest in Cavan

13 hours ago 73,071 Views 17 Comments

Natasha Core, who was in her late twenties, died on Wednesday following a tragic accident.

Mayo storm back to beat Galway in Connacht final after trailing by five at half-time
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Mayo storm back to beat Galway in Connacht final after trailing by five at half-time

13 hours ago 25,437 Views 34 Comments

James Horan’s side outscored Galway by 2-8 to 0-3 in the second-half.

Over one million people in Northern Ireland are now fully vaccinated
# Two Doses
# Two Doses

Over one million people in Northern Ireland are now fully vaccinated

13 hours ago 11,129 Views 21 Comments

70% of the adult population in Northern Ireland have received both doses.

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final From The42
Live 15 hours ago

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final

Ten killed, 45 injured as bus crashes off road in Croatia
# Slavonski Brod
# Slavonski Brod

Ten killed, 45 injured as bus crashes off road in Croatia

15 hours ago 25,003 Views 5 Comments

Police said the bus, with 60 people on board, had Kosovo licence plates and was on a regular route from Germany to the Kosovan capital, Pristina.

UK health secretary apologises for suggesting people ‘cower’ from Covid
# Sorry Folks
# Sorry Folks

UK health secretary apologises for suggesting people ‘cower’ from Covid

16 hours ago 23,334 Views 35 Comments

Sajid Javid conceded it was a ‘poor choice of word’.

Poll: Will you be sad to see the warm weather go?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be sad to see the warm weather go?

17 hours ago 66,351 Views 71 Comments

It was fun while it lasted…

Regulations to put indoor dining reopening on a legal footing to be published today
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Regulations to put indoor dining reopening on a legal footing to be published today

17 hours ago 20,026 Views 97 Comments

Failte Ireland’s guidelines for pubs and restaurants were published yesterday.

'She didn't realise she was that talented' - how a Cork bullet became Ireland's fastest woman
# Balineen Bullet
From The42
# Balineen Bullet

'She didn't realise she was that talented' - how a Cork bullet became Ireland's fastest woman

18 hours ago 36,675 Views 12 Comments

Phil Healy is ready for her first Olympic Games. This is how she got on track.

Boy (14) missing from Offaly since yesterday
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Boy (14) missing from Offaly since yesterday

19 hours ago 42,775 Views 5 Comments

Harry Kearney is missing from his home in Derrynanagh in Co. Offaly.

Sitdown Sunday: 'I'll keep searching for missing Esther'
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'I'll keep searching for missing Esther'

19 hours ago 22,051 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Today will mark the last of the warmer weather, with temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees
# Summer Sun
# Summer Sun

Today will mark the last of the warmer weather, with temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees

19 hours ago 32,885 Views 37 Comments

Overnight temperatures will be a more comfortable 12 to 15 degrees.

Pearse Doherty: Davy's top brass can’t lose when there's no accountability
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: Davy's top brass can’t lose when there's no accountability

20 hours ago 19,897 Views 78 Comments

Legislation to underpin individual accountability in the financial sector must be published without delay, writes the Sinn Féin TD.

'Even though Craig wasn't around, he was very much part of their journey to ensure they got there'
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

'Even though Craig wasn't around, he was very much part of their journey to ensure they got there'

20 hours ago 21,638 Views 1 Comment

Two of Jeremy Lyons’ athletes at Dublin Sprint Club, Sophie Becker and Cillín Greene, are at the Olympic Games. The late Craig Lynch’s legacy will always live on in the group.

Cyclist dies in road accident in Cork
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Cyclist dies in road accident in Cork

20 hours ago 53,101 Views 3 Comments

The male cyclist in his 40s received treatment at the scene.

Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 12 weeks paternity leave helped me at home - and in work

21 hours ago 17,648 Views 15 Comments

Three months paternity leave isn’t the norm – but it’s good for both family and employer, says Shane Doyle

Garda fraud chief: Ireland's 'crazy' system for hunting white collar criminals must change
# Pat Lordan
# Pat Lordan

Garda fraud chief: Ireland's 'crazy' system for hunting white collar criminals must change

21 hours ago 31,122 Views 21 Comments

Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan said current investigation system is “crazy”.

Olympics Breakfast: Mixed results for Ireland in the early hours of the second day at Tokyo 2020
# Daily Update
From The42
# Daily Update

Olympics Breakfast: Mixed results for Ireland in the early hours of the second day at Tokyo 2020

21 hours ago 54,211 Views 8 Comments

All you need to know about the overnight action on day two of the Olympic Games.

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Stranded, refused and left waiting: Disabled people 'on tenterhooks' trying to access taxis
# REFUSED ENTRY
# REFUSED ENTRY

Stranded, refused and left waiting: Disabled people 'on tenterhooks' trying to access taxis

Sun 12:05 AM 13,354 Views 15 Comments
  • Advocates are concerned low availability of accessible taxis is leading to reduced independence, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform.
  • Most accessibility-related complaints involved taxi drivers refusing to take guide dogs or wheelchair users.
  • Two-thirds of the current wheelchair accessible vehicles in the taxi fleet are based in the Greater Dublin area.

Saturday 24 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about the Sun, suns, and sons?
# It Burns
# It Burns

Quiz: How much do you know about the Sun, suns, and sons?

Sat 10:00 PM 41,992 Views 16 Comments

In honour of that giant ball of fiery gas in the sky.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 8:07 PM 14,977 Views 17 Comments

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

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'

Sat 8:00 PM 49,245 Views 85 Comments
Four children rushed to hospital after funfair ride collapses
# Antrim
# Antrim

Four children rushed to hospital after funfair ride collapses

Sat 7:39 PM 51,785 Views 13 Comments

None of the injuries suffered at Carrickfergus Harbour in Co Antrim were said to be life-threatening.

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