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Today’s News

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled

21 minutes ago 2,006 Views 14 Comments

Foster has warned of an avalanche of checks on goods coming in to the region after grace periods end.

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law
# Travel
# Travel

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law

Updated 41 minutes ago 77,252 Views 109 Comments

The law was passed in the Dáil and Seanad.

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United

47 minutes ago 4,663 Views 10 Comments

It is the 55th title for Steven Gerrard’s side.

'Come out swinging': Royal row reaches a head as Harry and Meghan speak to Oprah
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

'Come out swinging': Royal row reaches a head as Harry and Meghan speak to Oprah

1 hour ago 11,936 Views 13 Comments

Winfrey has reportedly sold the interview to US broadcaster CBS for €5.9 million to €7.6 million.

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Public won't be thankful if new minister appointed to replace McEntee during maternity leave, Nora Owen says
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Public won't be thankful if new minister appointed to replace McEntee during maternity leave, Nora Owen says

1 hour ago 12,151 Views 27 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will become the first Cabinet minister to give birth while in office.

'Nothing ever changes the past': Reopening of bereaved payments scheme welcomed
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Nothing ever changes the past': Reopening of bereaved payments scheme welcomed

1 hour ago 4,822 Views 0 Comments

The scheme applies to individuals who have lost a parent, spouse/partner, and/or a child in Northern Ireland’s Troubles.

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river
# Shona Gillan
# Shona Gillan

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river

2 hours ago 19,540 Views 1 Comment

18-year-old Shona Gillan was reported missing yesterday morning.

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

2 hours ago 15,875 Views 42 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

Nuclear deal discussed as Coveney meets with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

Nuclear deal discussed as Coveney meets with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Updated 3 hours ago 23,122 Views 37 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney will also meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bid at auction
# Blockchain Technology
# Blockchain Technology

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bid at auction

3 hours ago 16,394 Views 26 Comments

“just setting up my twttr,” Jack Dorsey tweeted on 21 March 2006.

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears

4 hours ago 20,835 Views 36 Comments

Amid vaccine optimism, Biden’s tone of caution is not mirrored by the actions of a number of state governors, writes Larry Donnelly.

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story

4 hours ago 22,260 Views 9 Comments

Darragh Fanning went from selling gym equipment to getting called up by Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in a whirlwind year.

Switzerland goes to polls to decide whether to ban full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland goes to polls to decide whether to ban full facial coverings in public places

4 hours ago 9,393 Views 0 Comments

Polls indicate a slim majority supports the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

Four men arrested after woman and man injured in shooting incident in Dublin
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

Four men arrested after woman and man injured in shooting incident in Dublin

5 hours ago 20,623 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin shortly after 1pm yesterday.

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

5 hours ago 14,176 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?

5 hours ago 19,306 Views 40 Comments

Today marks four weeks from Easter Sunday.

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'

5 hours ago 17,009 Views 1 Comment

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

6 hours ago 8,012 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation

6 hours ago 10,601 Views 32 Comments

Joe Galvin outlines how far-right groups are capitalising on current frustrations around Covid restrictions.

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour

6 hours ago 6,027 Views 5 Comments

The pontiff was due to celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of his visit.

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others

6 hours ago 14,592 Views 3 Comments

Jim Crawford reflects on the many individuals and circumstances that have influenced his coaching style.

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'

7 hours ago 19,159 Views 58 Comments

Whitehall has extended a series of ‘grace periods’ designed to ease trade between Northern Ireland and Britain.

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge

Updated 7 hours ago 44,470 Views 0 Comments

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Ulster coach left bemused and angry after red card ruins Pro14 dream
# Murphy's Law
From The42
# Murphy's Law

Ulster coach left bemused and angry after red card ruins Pro14 dream

7 hours ago 32,088 Views 43 Comments

Ulster’s Andrew Warwick was dismissed in last night’s 38-19 defeat to Leinster – a defeat that ends their chances of making the final.

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary
# Collision
# Collision

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary

7 hours ago 18,265 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened on the R497 in Reiska, Kilcommon yesterday at around 2.10pm.

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist

8 hours ago 12,855 Views 8 Comments

“My perception is that there is an increasing reluctance to tend for smears because they just feel there’s relatively little point,” Dr Charles Gillham told TheJournal.ie.

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine

14 hours ago 45,597 Views 38 Comments

The vaccine is expected to get the green light from the EU regulator on Thursday.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

16 hours ago 57,878 Views 40 Comments

Care for a Coke?

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster

17 hours ago 32,818 Views 129 Comments

The game ended 38-19 for Leo Cullen’s side as Ulster finished with 14 men following Andrew Warwick’s dismissal.

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland
# Tenducci
# Tenducci

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland

18 hours ago 42,199 Views 18 Comments

The story of Fernando Tenducci is told through a new CD of songs he would have sung back in the 18th century.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

18 hours ago 14,693 Views 0 Comments

A quick round-up of what made the headlines today.

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final
# Born Torun
From The42
# Born Torun

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final

19 hours ago 28,295 Views 24 Comments

The Cork superstar was fourth in the 400m final, clocking a time of 51.94.

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill
# Senate
# Senate

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill

Updated 20 hours ago 28,242 Views 42 Comments

The 1.9 trillion dollar package was approved by a 50-49 vote along party lines.

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City
# Protest
# Protest

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City

Updated 20 hours ago 145,808 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Garda checkpoints were set up around Cork City.

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare
# Athy
# Athy

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare

20 hours ago 45,573 Views 17 Comments

Declan Reid had been missing since he and his son got into difficulty at Ardreigh Lock outside Athy on Sunday.

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

20 hours ago 32,350 Views 11 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 76,573 Views 117 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin

Updated 21 hours ago 134,454 Views 48 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin.

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

22 hours ago 12,327 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

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