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Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site
# Challenge
# Challenge

Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site

21 minutes ago 1,712 Views 0 Comments

The council voted against the plans last March.

Tears and joy as Denmark reach Euros last 16 just over a week on from Eriksen collapse
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Tears and joy as Denmark reach Euros last 16 just over a week on from Eriksen collapse

33 minutes ago 5,571 Views 8 Comments

The Danes overcame Russia this evening to secure a place in the knockout stages.

HSE investigates suspected Delta variant outbreaks in Athlone
# Investigations
# Investigations

HSE investigates suspected Delta variant outbreaks in Athlone

1 hour ago 19,613 Views 28 Comments

The cases have not yet been officially confirmed by Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS).

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

1 hour ago 2,581 Views 0 Comments

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

Evening longread: The genius of Joni
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Evening longread: The genius of Joni

1 hour ago 5,483 Views 2 Comments

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

Man (40s) dies in Louth car crash
# Ardee
# Ardee

Man (40s) dies in Louth car crash

2 hours ago 10,483 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened around 2pm today.

Prosecutors ask for four to stand trial over Luis Suarez Italian test
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

Prosecutors ask for four to stand trial over Luis Suarez Italian test

2 hours ago 24,890 Views 5 Comments

The exam would have been the first step to procuring an Italian passport for the striker ahead of a move to Juventus which eventually fell through.

Garda Commissioner promises to use 'discretion' in dealing with licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality, says minister
# Heather Humphreys
# Heather Humphreys

Garda Commissioner promises to use 'discretion' in dealing with licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality, says minister

Updated 2 hours ago 25,058 Views 65 Comments

Questions have been raised about the legality of selling alcohol to customers in on-street seating.

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

3 hours ago 17,900 Views 16 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

Every Irish hospital to follow the same rules over maternity access by the end of the day, Donnelly says
# Maternity Services
# Maternity Services

Every Irish hospital to follow the same rules over maternity access by the end of the day, Donnelly says

3 hours ago 15,472 Views 7 Comments

Partners of expectant mothers were being refused access in certain hospitals.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

3 hours ago 12,127 Views 8 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Jeffrey Donaldson confirms he will run to become next DUP leader
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Jeffrey Donaldson confirms he will run to become next DUP leader

Updated 4 hours ago 24,329 Views 35 Comments

The Lagan Valley MP is not expected to be challenged following a bruising party leadership last month.

Delta variant made up 20% of Ireland's Covid cases last week
# Delta
# Delta

Delta variant made up 20% of Ireland's Covid cases last week

4 hours ago 22,789 Views 69 Comments

Holohan said he was “concerned” by the latest data.

Coronavirus: 284 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 284 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 37,176 Views 66 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Fans to make long-awaited Aviva Stadium return for Ireland's summer Tests
# Pilot Events
From The42
# Pilot Events

Fans to make long-awaited Aviva Stadium return for Ireland's summer Tests

5 hours ago 11,566 Views 11 Comments

A combined total of 9,000 spectators will attend next month’s games against Japan and USA.

Naomi Long condemns ‘chilling’ warning that Irish ministers ‘not welcome’
# The North
# The North

Naomi Long condemns ‘chilling’ warning that Irish ministers ‘not welcome’

5 hours ago 25,385 Views 26 Comments

The Loyalist Communities Council said Irish Government ministers would not be welcome as difficulties over the Northern Ireland Protocol remain.

Explainer: How an ownership row is still holding back Ireland's new National Maternity Hospital
# Heart Of D4
# Heart Of D4

Explainer: How an ownership row is still holding back Ireland's new National Maternity Hospital

5 hours ago 6,800 Views 14 Comments

The Tánaiste has even raised the prospect of building the hospital elsewhere.

Minister for Equality praises people of Waterford for 'incredible solidarity' with LGBTQ+ community
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Minister for Equality praises people of Waterford for 'incredible solidarity' with LGBTQ+ community

Updated 6 hours ago 14,058 Views 0 Comments

There have been a number of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in this city so far this Pride Month.

Family forced out of Cork home as sinkhole appears in driveway
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Family forced out of Cork home as sinkhole appears in driveway

6 hours ago 37,318 Views 12 Comments

A burst water pipe appears to have caused the ground outside the house to collapse.

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated
# Back To Normality
# Back To Normality

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated

6 hours ago 10,630 Views 9 Comments

Under the plan, the ten day quarantine period could be axed in favour of daily lateral flow tests.

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury

Updated 7 hours ago 10,776 Views 9 Comments

The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.

People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE
# Roaring 20s
# Roaring 20s

People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE

7 hours ago 15,771 Views 37 Comments

Pfizer is to deliver 318,000 doses in the next two weeks, one of the biggest vaccine deliveries to Ireland.

Millions of new smart TVs, laptops and other items in Amazon warehouse marked 'destroy'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Millions of new smart TVs, laptops and other items in Amazon warehouse marked 'destroy'

7 hours ago 109,372 Views 24 Comments

A probe found that items earmarked for destruction at a Scottish warehouse.

Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley

7 hours ago 14,509 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year old was a part of a group of youths that threatened a commuter with a Stanley blade.

School meals programme to be extended this summer due to impact of Covid-19 pandemic
# School Dinners
# School Dinners

School meals programme to be extended this summer due to impact of Covid-19 pandemic

8 hours ago 9,152 Views 16 Comments

The funding is normally not available during the summer.

Man hospitalised after assault in Dublin City on Saturday night
# Assault
# Assault

Man hospitalised after assault in Dublin City on Saturday night

9 hours ago 17,792 Views 8 Comments

The investigation is ongoing after the assault left the man with serious head injuries.

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm
# Dairy Farming
# Dairy Farming

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm

10 hours ago 17,730 Views 22 Comments

There are plans to extend the strategy to 5,000 dairy farms.

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family
# Dublin
# Dublin

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family

Updated 11 hours ago 31,999 Views 0 Comments

The inquest has been adjourned as the GSOC investigation is ongoing.

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian

12 hours ago 36,305 Views 77 Comments

Kiwi officials made a groundbreaking call on ‘a highly sensitive and complex issue.’

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal
# Tokyo
From The42
# Tokyo

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal

12 hours ago 5,898 Views 3 Comments

Competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge though.

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old

12 hours ago 38,660 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Murphy is missing from his home in Tallaght since Saturday afternoon.

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?

13 hours ago 33,926 Views 45 Comments

Gardaí warned yesterday that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants.

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar
# Dublin
# Dublin

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar

13 hours ago 37,494 Views 0 Comments

The youth was arrested for handling suspected stolen property.

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain

13 hours ago 55,719 Views 23 Comments

Sheikha Latifa had tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India.

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight

14 hours ago 31,415 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead shortly after midnight.

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
# Pandemic Payments
# Pandemic Payments

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

14 hours ago 16,776 Views 31 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years
# Social Justice Ireland
# Social Justice Ireland

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years

14 hours ago 12,114 Views 20 Comments

The average price of homes bought by institutions also increased dramatically from 2016 to 2019, from €229,627 to €304,811.

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama
# Tropical Depression
# Tropical Depression

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama

15 hours ago 11,385 Views 3 Comments

The deaths occurred amid drenching rains from Tropical Depression Claudette in Alabama and Georgia.

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