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Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

6 minutes ago 350 Views 0 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade
# Fort Lauderdale
# Fort Lauderdale

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade

45 minutes ago 4,068 Views 0 Comments

The driver and the victims were a part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus family.

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future
# Mortgage Lending Rules
# Mortgage Lending Rules

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future

55 minutes ago 953 Views 0 Comments

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says a fresh review of its mortgage lending measures will include submissions from the public.

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories

55 minutes ago 3,395 Views 6 Comments

He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?

1 hour ago 13,813 Views 20 Comments

In just one week there has been a 79% rise in cases of this variant across the UK.

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider

1 hour ago 2,287 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?

1 hour ago 8,550 Views 5 Comments

In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

8 hours ago 13,555 Views 15 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
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Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

10 hours ago 26,426 Views 11 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
From The42
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

10 hours ago 18,697 Views 14 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

12 hours ago 11,088 Views 0 Comments

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

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
# Mica Protests
# Mica Protests

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back

12 hours ago 19,544 Views 5 Comments

The Donegal diaspora in the US is mobilising in support of homeowners seeking compensation for mica damage to their homes.

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street

12 hours ago 57,044 Views 71 Comments

The incident occurred near St Stephen’s Green.

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

12 hours ago 23,845 Views 19 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal
# Never Write Them Off
From The42
# Never Write Them Off

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal

13 hours ago 28,980 Views 23 Comments

The Germans came from behind to win the best game of the tournament thus far.

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
# Shirt Off Your Back
# Shirt Off Your Back

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

13 hours ago 19,765 Views 32 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade

14 hours ago 22,555 Views 92 Comments

This would require 40,000 new homes built each year.

Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign over to perfect start with 6-try win
# Green Shoots
From The42
# Green Shoots

Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign over to perfect start with 6-try win

15 hours ago 29,669 Views 20 Comments

Ireland defeated Scotland 38-7 in the opening game of the Six Nations.

Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed

16 hours ago 25,229 Views 32 Comments

Givan was only formally installed as the new First Minister on Thursday.

Griezmann rescues France from shock defeat to Hungary
# Narrow Escape
From The42
# Narrow Escape

Griezmann rescues France from shock defeat to Hungary

16 hours ago 22,555 Views 29 Comments

The tournament favourites escaped Budapest with a 1-1 draw.

New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste

16 hours ago 33,792 Views 60 Comments

The Sisters of Charity said it has never been contacted by the Government or the State to discuss purchasing the site.

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi elected president
# Ebrahim Raisi
# Ebrahim Raisi

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi elected president

Updated 18 hours ago 21,503 Views 36 Comments

Raisi won just shy of 62% of the vote, on a voter turnout of 48.8% a record low in the Islamic republic.

From China to a united Ireland: what The Good Information Project has been up to so far
# The Stories So Far
# The Stories So Far

From China to a united Ireland: what The Good Information Project has been up to so far

18 hours ago 6,261 Views 5 Comments

The series enlists readers to join forces with the project team to take a deep dive into key issues impacting Ireland right now.

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs

18 hours ago 29,712 Views 21 Comments

The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.

Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon

18 hours ago 10,036 Views 2 Comments

Colm Horkan was shot dead when he intervened in an unfolding incident on 17 June 2020.

Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland

19 hours ago 43,697 Views 92 Comments

48 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 14 are in ICU.

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

19 hours ago 25,768 Views 52 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest
# The42reads
From The42
# The42reads

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest

20 hours ago 18,397 Views 1 Comment

Cathal Joyce, Kevin Knight and Ciara Doyle on the importance of CPR and acting decisively in emergency situations.

Plans for six Tokyo sites to livestream Olympics scrapped
# Slow Vaccine Rollout
# Slow Vaccine Rollout

Plans for six Tokyo sites to livestream Olympics scrapped

20 hours ago 11,836 Views 5 Comments

The sites will instead be offered as vaccination centres

Several injured as police break up 1,500-strong illegal rave in France
# Brittany
# Brittany

Several injured as police break up 1,500-strong illegal rave in France

21 hours ago 17,132 Views 10 Comments

One of the partygoers, a 22-year-old man, lost a hand in the violence.

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion
# Abortion Views
# Abortion Views

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion

22 hours ago 59,864 Views 118 Comments

Biden supports the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court decision affirming a woman’s right to an abortion.

Shane Lowry just makes the cut at US Open as 48-year-old Bland claims share of lead
# Torrey Pines
From The42
# Torrey Pines

Shane Lowry just makes the cut at US Open as 48-year-old Bland claims share of lead

Updated 22 hours ago 25,851 Views 14 Comments

The 48-year-old is the oldest player to lead or share the lead after 36 holes in US Open history.

'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction
# Terri Harrison
# Terri Harrison

'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction

23 hours ago 17,850 Views 0 Comments

“We were just like machines for them, they definitely dehumanised us.”

Wyoming park rangers to scale back search for missing Irish hiker
# Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin

Wyoming park rangers to scale back search for missing Irish hiker

23 hours ago 29,283 Views 9 Comments

Cian McLaughlin was last seen on Tuesday 8 June.

Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall
# Covid19
# Covid19

Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall

23 hours ago 23,277 Views 20 Comments

The total number of people in hospital with the virus is 44

Watch: How can we solve the housing crisis?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Watch: How can we solve the housing crisis?

Sat 8:00 AM 5,003 Views 3 Comments

Our expert panel offered big ideas to solve the housing crisis and answered your questions about landlords, construction and rent.

'I could easily have been watching from New York instead of winning the Munster final on the field'
# Alan Campbell
From The42
# Alan Campbell

'I could easily have been watching from New York instead of winning the Munster final on the field'

Sat 8:00 AM 15,866 Views 4 Comments

Alan Campbell moves to New York after playing for Tipperary since 2012 and finally getting his hands on a Munster medal.

Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school
# Academic Research
# Academic Research

Opinion: It's Pride 2021, let's consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school

Sat 7:00 AM 14,755 Views 94 Comments

Nerilee Ceatha of UCD says her research shows young people no longer assume rigid sexual orientation labels and binary gender identities.

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