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Today’s News

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

3 minutes ago 153 Views 0 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.

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

31 minutes ago 1,652 Views 1 Comment

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

1 hour ago 11,895 Views 6 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

1 hour ago 11,723 Views 6 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?

1 hour ago 7,310 Views 2 Comments

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

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-Level Week' begins as Martin meets new Governor today
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-Level Week' begins as Martin meets new Governor today

1 hour ago 3,144 Views 9 Comments

The Taoiseach travelled to New York yesterday evening to begin a series of week-long UN events.

At least eight people killed in Russian campus shooting
# Perm State University
# Perm State University

At least eight people killed in Russian campus shooting

1 hour ago 7,188 Views 2 Comments

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

'We should have known': Irish Water chief apologises for contaminated water incidents
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

'We should have known': Irish Water chief apologises for contaminated water incidents

2 hours ago 10,404 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

2 hours ago 6,878 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

2 hours ago 22,016 Views 30 Comments

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

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

3 hours ago 5,701 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

4 hours ago 12,435 Views 5 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

4 hours ago 11,282 Views 15 Comments

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

Work-from-home advice officially ends today with restrictions also eased on group activities
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Work-from-home advice officially ends today with restrictions also eased on group activities

5 hours ago 18,208 Views 2 Comments

There’s only one official date left in the government’s timeline for easing restrictions.

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns

11 hours ago 30,453 Views 40 Comments
  • Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
  • Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
  • Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about submarines?
# Deep Waters
# Deep Waters

Quiz: How much do you know about submarines?

13 hours ago 33,331 Views 27 Comments

You might find yourself in hot water.

Mayo county board back Horan and his players by condemning personal attacks
# Standing Together
From The42
# Standing Together

Mayo county board back Horan and his players by condemning personal attacks

Updated 14 hours ago 34,205 Views 43 Comments

Board officers have said they will meet with James Horan and his management team to ‘review the season and plan ahead’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

15 hours ago 15,891 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what made headlines today.

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin

15 hours ago 40,765 Views 12 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while saving money for when she goes on maternity leave.

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’
# ROY-al Disapproval
From The42
# ROY-al Disapproval

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’

15 hours ago 30,745 Views 14 Comments

Roy Keane heavily criticised Spurs after their dismal defeat in today’s London derby.

Lucky escape for fishermen as boat gets smashed up on rocks off Clare coast
# Doolin Point
# Doolin Point

Lucky escape for fishermen as boat gets smashed up on rocks off Clare coast

15 hours ago 22,665 Views 6 Comments

Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 was on another mission in Limerick at the time and was able to respond to the incident promptly.

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?

16 hours ago 10,573 Views 0 Comments

The rules have been brought into sharp focus since the wave of migration from Afghanistan began last month.

'Our children will be waging wars over water and food if we do not act now': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Our children will be waging wars over water and food if we do not act now': The week in quotes

16 hours ago 16,017 Views 0 Comments

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

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity

17 hours ago 77,975 Views 19 Comments

The Cumbre Vieja volcano last erupted 50 years ago.

Man (60s) to appear in court after €130,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork
# Knocknaheeny
# Knocknaheeny

Man (60s) to appear in court after €130,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork

17 hours ago 10,910 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also seized €1,200 in cash during the search on Friday.

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says

18 hours ago 13,594 Views 31 Comments

The budget, which will be published next month, is also expected to include an increase in social welfare rates.

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham
# Dave Saves
From The42
# Dave Saves

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham

18 hours ago 31,095 Views 59 Comments

Jesse Lingard’s late strike proved to be the winner in a dramatic finish at the London Stadium.

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

19 hours ago 105,179 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy

19 hours ago 26,506 Views 4 Comments

Ireland defeated Italy 15-7 in Parma today with tries from wingers Beibhinn Parsons and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe.

Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79
# Boycie
# Boycie

Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79

19 hours ago 53,977 Views 33 Comments

He starred as Boycie in the beloved sitcom between 1981 and 2003.

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls
# Duma Elections
# Duma Elections

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls

20 hours ago 11,240 Views 28 Comments

The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition.

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 39,321 Views 25 Comments

278 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 63 in ICU.

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
# Phased Reopening
# Phased Reopening

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

22 hours ago 29,820 Views 45 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid

22 hours ago 24,160 Views 43 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan

23 hours ago 25,015 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease.

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
# Hungary
# Hungary

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

Sun 11:25 AM 15,366 Views 28 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81

Sun 10:26 AM 37,725 Views 44 Comments

The Spurs and Chelsea great died at home on Sunday morning.

Poll: If money wasn't an issue would you go to space as a tourist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: If money wasn't an issue would you go to space as a tourist?

Sun 10:11 AM 37,914 Views 83 Comments

A billionaire paid for the crew to take their three day trip to space.

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