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Israel continues airstrikes as US asks for 'justification' for bombing media building in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel continues airstrikes as US asks for 'justification' for bombing media building in Gaza

Updated 24 minutes ago 14,815 Views 58 Comments
  • In total, 200 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, including at least 59 children, and more than 1,300 wounded
  • Netanyahu said yesterday that Israel's campaign would "take time" to finish.
  • "The world is looking on appalled," Taoiseach Micheál Martin said at an IIEA talk today.
Former 'mid-tier' Kinahan cartel member gets suspended sentence over laundering crime cash
# Courts
# Courts

Former 'mid-tier' Kinahan cartel member gets suspended sentence over laundering crime cash

39 minutes ago 3,040 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Sean Ruth previously told the non-jury court that he has “taken his medicine” and would not benefit from going back to prison.

Man (25) appears before court accused of Keane Mulready Woods murder
# Courts
# Courts

Man (25) appears before court accused of Keane Mulready Woods murder

1 hour ago 4,670 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Keane Mulready Woods was killed last year.

No 'especially serious failings' in PSNI probe of Storey funeral, inspectorate review finds
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

No 'especially serious failings' in PSNI probe of Storey funeral, inspectorate review finds

1 hour ago 2,294 Views 5 Comments

The funeral was one of the most controversial events to occur during the pandemic in the North.

Spotlight

Stolen wheels: Cyclists and their bikes are targets across Ireland

Investigations by The Journal and Noteworthy show how the pandemic has led to an increase in violent thefts and anti-social behaviour.
'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008
# The Banks
# The Banks

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008

1 hour ago 3,790 Views 8 Comments

But trust levels have improved substantially among younger customers since the crash.

X-ray and paediatric appointments hit as HSE continues to grapple with ransomware attack
# Malware
# Malware

X-ray and paediatric appointments hit as HSE continues to grapple with ransomware attack

Updated 2 hours ago 10,848 Views 27 Comments

Some hospitals are using a paper-based system to see patients – but there are risks associated with that, a HSE official said.

FG candidate in Dublin Bay South wants to be 'voice for generation locked out of housing market'
# Writ Large
# Writ Large

FG candidate in Dublin Bay South wants to be 'voice for generation locked out of housing market'

2 hours ago 14,275 Views 60 Comments

Barrister James Geoghegan sought to move past the controversy over the selection process.

Brian Rowan: Poots can make promises on the protocol but it will be Boris' call
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Brian Rowan: Poots can make promises on the protocol but it will be Boris' call

2 hours ago 8,755 Views 21 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author says new DUP leader Edwin Poots’ hands may not be as strong on the big issues.

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine

Updated 3 hours ago 44,769 Views 46 Comments

The HSE’s Colm Henry said the latest vaccine administration advice was received over the weekend.

Man accused of murdering wife and two children at Dublin home to go on trial in June 2022
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering wife and two children at Dublin home to go on trial in June 2022

3 hours ago 16,833 Views 0 Comments

Sameer Syed is charged with murdering his wife and two children on 28 October last year.

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online
# Global Research
# Global Research

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online

3 hours ago 3,375 Views 9 Comments

This is a decline of 8% from 2019 to 2020, placing Ireland close to the global average of 45%.

How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives

Updated 4 hours ago 10,461 Views 7 Comments

Plenty to discuss after Dublin opened up their 2021 season with a nine-point win over Roscommon.

Irish Rail investigating 'unauthorised distribution' of Howth Junction incident video
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Irish Rail investigating 'unauthorised distribution' of Howth Junction incident video

4 hours ago 16,036 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage of the incident appeared online earlier this month.

Happy shoppers return to stores but city retailers warn that tourism and office workers are still key
# Opening Time
# Opening Time

Happy shoppers return to stores but city retailers warn that tourism and office workers are still key

Updated 5 hours ago 67,580 Views 29 Comments
  • Non-essential retail is allowed to resume from today
  • Face coverings are still mandatory to wear for customers and staff
  • Queues at some stores but reopening generally more low key than last year
  • Footfall a boost for cities but retailers warn tourism is still important
Poll: Will you head to the shops today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?

6 hours ago 37,722 Views 33 Comments

All non-essential retail stores can reopen from today.

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity

7 hours ago 32,773 Views 14 Comments

From heavyweights in the game to being ‘on the bones of its arse’, the story of rugby Down Under is a cautionary one.

Boris Johnson calls for ‘heavy dose of caution’ as England's lockdown eases, but variant spreads
# Hugging Is Back
# Hugging Is Back

Boris Johnson calls for ‘heavy dose of caution’ as England's lockdown eases, but variant spreads

7 hours ago 18,259 Views 10 Comments

Hugs and other physical contact between households are permitted for the first time since restrictions began more than a year ago.

Over 80% of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer
# Tokyo Rift
From The42
# Tokyo Rift

Over 80% of Japanese oppose Olympics this summer

7 hours ago 3,033 Views 5 Comments

There’s less than 10 weeks to go to the virus-postponed Tokyo Games.

Mumbai's dip in Covid-19 cases offers glimmer of hope to India
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

Mumbai's dip in Covid-19 cases offers glimmer of hope to India

8 hours ago 12,119 Views 0 Comments

The country has made headlines around the world recently, in its fight against a deadly surge in infections.

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer

8 hours ago 10,637 Views 8 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he’s “very optimistic” for the next few months.

Police appeal for help finding missing children from Belfast
# Missing
# Missing

Police appeal for help finding missing children from Belfast

8 hours ago 23,070 Views 3 Comments

Fabricio (8) and Patrick Hovarth (5) were last seen on Friday evening.

Irish businesses start preparations to return to the workplace, says Ibec
# Irish Businesses
# Irish Businesses

Irish businesses start preparations to return to the workplace, says Ibec

9 hours ago 14,130 Views 10 Comments

78% of businesses who responded are planning on returning to the workplace by September.

Almost 40% favour legalising cannabis for recreational use, over 90% in favour of medicinal use
# Green Light
# Green Light

Almost 40% favour legalising cannabis for recreational use, over 90% in favour of medicinal use

15 hours ago 54,462 Views 110 Comments

New polling by Red C on behalf of The Journal shines a light on the nation’s views on legalising cannabis.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know these European capital cities?
# It's Quizzness Time
# It's Quizzness Time

Quiz: How well do you know these European capital cities?

18 hours ago 56,075 Views 24 Comments

Test yourself.

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation
# A Kiely Donnybrook
From The42
# A Kiely Donnybrook

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation

19 hours ago 64,895 Views 122 Comments

The Limerick boss was holding little back in the aftermath of his side’s defeat.

Money Diaries: A primary school teacher on €45K living in Sligo
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A primary school teacher on €45K living in Sligo

20 hours ago 77,602 Views 31 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying life in Sligo during lockdown and watching her spending.

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated 20 hours ago 44,470 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

20 hours ago 13,359 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

NI Covid restrictions breached by Rangers fans in Shankill gathering yesterday
# PSNI
# PSNI

NI Covid restrictions breached by Rangers fans in Shankill gathering yesterday

20 hours ago 21,048 Views 25 Comments

The PSNI had warned fans yesterday that they should continue to follow Covid-19 regulations.

95th-minute winner from goalkeeper Alisson keeps Liverpool's Champions League hopes on track
# Alisson Wonderland
From The42
# Alisson Wonderland

95th-minute winner from goalkeeper Alisson keeps Liverpool's Champions League hopes on track

21 hours ago 47,175 Views 83 Comments

An astonishing moment saved Liverpool’s Champions League hopes in a come-from-behind 2-1 win.

Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks
# Northern India
# Northern India

Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks

21 hours ago 67,546 Views 14 Comments

Rains on Friday exposed the cloth coverings of bodies buried in shallow sand graves on a wide riverbank in Prayagraj.

'The world will know less about what is happening in Gaza': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'The world will know less about what is happening in Gaza': The week in quotes

21 hours ago 11,386 Views 6 Comments

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

Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident

Updated 22 hours ago 113,888 Views 34 Comments

SIPTU expressed their condolences to the man’s family

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack

Updated 22 hours ago 78,936 Views 91 Comments
  • Hackers have reportedly demanded millions of euro from the HSE, but the exact figure has not been confirmed
  • The Department of Health was impacted by the cyber attack on Friday, but has not been targeted by a fresh attack today
  • The HSE has said that the disruption will likely continue 'well into the coming week'
0-14 for Niland as Galway condemn Limerick to first league defeat in nearly two years
# Tribe Talk
From The42
# Tribe Talk

0-14 for Niland as Galway condemn Limerick to first league defeat in nearly two years

22 hours ago 25,523 Views 38 Comments

The action unfolded at Pearse Stadium.

President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration
# The Famine
# The Famine

President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration

23 hours ago 9,384 Views 17 Comments

Higgins called the famine a defining moment for Ireland, saying that it unleashed a “cataclysmic period” of Irish history

Coronavirus: 802 new cases confirmed in Ireland over past two days
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 802 new cases confirmed in Ireland over past two days

Sun 3:14 PM 124,689 Views 103 Comments

There are 109 people in hospital, including 42 in ICU.

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'
# Seven Necessary Sins
# Seven Necessary Sins

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'

Sun 3:00 PM 22,158 Views 29 Comments

We speak to the author about her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, which is published by Tramp Press.

Vaccine registration dates for people aged 40-49 to be announced next week
# Vaccine Registration
# Vaccine Registration

Vaccine registration dates for people aged 40-49 to be announced next week

Sun 2:38 PM 47,557 Views 27 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said that people between 40-49 should be able to receive a dose in late May and throughout June.

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