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Today’s News

Poll: Have you felt time go slower or faster during the pandemic?
# As Time Goes By
# As Time Goes By

Poll: Have you felt time go slower or faster during the pandemic?

7 minutes ago 987 Views 4 Comments

Studies have shown that the past year of lockdowns and restrictions on day-to-day life has distorted our perception of time.

Garda injured during course of arrest at house party in Dublin
# Finglas
# Finglas

Garda injured during course of arrest at house party in Dublin

26 minutes ago 6,609 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí attended to a report of a house party at Glenties Drive, Finglas shortly before midnight last night.

President leads tributes to 'giant of broadcasting' Mike Burns
# RIP
# RIP

President leads tributes to 'giant of broadcasting' Mike Burns

46 minutes ago 3,744 Views 1 Comment

Mr Burns spent the majority of his career at RTÉ becoming head of news and later London Editor.

Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'
# Brexit Checks
# Brexit Checks

Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'

1 hour ago 10,892 Views 17 Comments

Representatives of Irish hauliers have said they are being held up for longer than they should because of French officials.

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Kennedy consoled by the prospect of a more secure future after retiring at 23
# Starting Over
From The42
# Starting Over

Kennedy consoled by the prospect of a more secure future after retiring at 23

1 hour ago 11,268 Views 2 Comments

Mikhail Kennedy, who was 19 when he played in the English Championship, quit professional football last year.

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
# Clashes
# Clashes

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

1 hour ago 1,701 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons
# A Saga Retold
From The42
# A Saga Retold

The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons

2 hours ago 8,258 Views 4 Comments

More than 25 years ago, an Irish consortium led by Eamon Dunphy tried to buy Wimbledon FC and move it to Dublin. Some of the key players recall the story, and wonder what Irish football might look like now had it happened.

Garda Commissioner clarifies 'far-left' remark over anti-lockdown protest
# Drew Harris
# Drew Harris

Garda Commissioner clarifies 'far-left' remark over anti-lockdown protest

2 hours ago 23,979 Views 0 Comments

Harris yesterday told RTÉ News that both far-right and far-left factions were involved in yesterday’s clashes which left several Gardaí injured.

Sitdown Sunday: My week in frozen Texas hell
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: My week in frozen Texas hell

2 hours ago 9,166 Views 4 Comments

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

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Bold colour and striking design at this south Dublin home with heaps of personality
The 9 at 9: Sunday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

2 hours ago 5,473 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

From Casablanca to... The Exorcist - our readers on their comfort films
# Vmdff
# Vmdff

From Casablanca to... The Exorcist - our readers on their comfort films

3 hours ago 5,450 Views 8 Comments

We asked, and you answered in your droves.

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door
# Carers
# Carers

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door

3 hours ago 7,503 Views 12 Comments

Maeve Higgins says Ireland’s home care assistants and other migrant workers perform a vital service and should be given proper immigration status.

Second former aide accuses New York governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment
# New York
# New York

Second former aide accuses New York governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

3 hours ago 10,971 Views 10 Comments

A young woman claimed the politician asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life including whether she had ever had sex with older men.

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests

4 hours ago 46,479 Views 0 Comments
  • Officers identified the risk of violence at the event after monitoring online chatter in recent weeks.
  • 23 people were arrested in total with a "major investigation" now underway.
Johnson & Johnson single dose Covid vaccine cleared by US officials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Johnson & Johnson single dose Covid vaccine cleared by US officials

4 hours ago 12,630 Views 13 Comments

J&J also is seeking authorisation for emergency use of its vaccine in Europe and from the World Health Organisation.

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations
# Ruins Of Rome
From The42
# Ruins Of Rome

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations

4 hours ago 26,098 Views 29 Comments

Ireland’s 48-10 victory yesterday was impressive but context is needed – Italy are a very poor side.

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year
# Rats
# Rats

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year

5 hours ago 12,374 Views 4 Comments

The callouts were spread more evenly across the north and south of the county compared to 2019.

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest
# Lockdown Protest
# Lockdown Protest

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest

Updated 11 hours ago 72,312 Views 154 Comments
  • A major policing operation was in place from yesterday morning with senior officers, including the Commissioner, taking direct command.
  • Officers had been monitoring online chatter in recent weeks as groups planned a protest for Stephen's Green.
Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue

11 hours ago 41,723 Views 32 Comments

The changes announced this week related to those with underlying health conditions.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you name these crisps and corn snacks?
# Lent
# Lent

Quiz: Can you name these crisps and corn snacks?

13 hours ago 46,801 Views 53 Comments

Test your temptation.

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'

Updated 14 hours ago 58,784 Views 14 Comments

Meath All-Ireland winner and Intermediate Player of the Year Vikki Wall speaks candidly about the regular verbal abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

15 hours ago 13,547 Views 0 Comments

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

'We will bring perpetrators to justice': Anti-lockdown protest condemned after injuries and arrests
# Grafton St
# Grafton St

'We will bring perpetrators to justice': Anti-lockdown protest condemned after injuries and arrests

15 hours ago 43,498 Views 58 Comments

Three gardaí were injured at the Dublin protest this afternoon, with one needing hospital treatment.

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Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam
# Triple Crown
From The42
# Triple Crown

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam

16 hours ago 37,847 Views 43 Comments

The defeat all but ended reigning the champions’ hopes of a successful title defence.

23 people arrested after clashes between anti-lockdown protesters and gardaí in Dublin city centre
# Major Operation
# Major Operation

23 people arrested after clashes between anti-lockdown protesters and gardaí in Dublin city centre

Updated 16 hours ago 372,642 Views 565 Comments
  • A number of gardaí have been injured in the wake of the clashes, which saw fireworks aimed at officers.
  • The Taoiseach has condemned today's events as posing an "unacceptable risk" to the public and gardaí.
  • A special court sitting is being convened and several fixed charge notices have been issued.
Social Democrats vote unanimously to push government towards clear redress scheme for Mother and Baby Home survivors
# Investigation
# Investigation

Social Democrats vote unanimously to push government towards clear redress scheme for Mother and Baby Home survivors

17 hours ago 10,895 Views 19 Comments

At the party’s national conference, Social Democrats voted to call on the government to prioritise addressing survivors’ concerns.

Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 738 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 738 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 86,180 Views 121 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid has said there has been “continued improvement” in hospital figures.

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy

18 hours ago 27,278 Views 53 Comments

Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.

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Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'
# Politics
# Politics

Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'

19 hours ago 14,284 Views 32 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi, who is of African descent, had hoped to run in the forthcoming Seanad by-election. She shares her thoughts on Irish politics.

Vaccinations of people at 'very high risk' with specific health conditions to begin in early March
# Moved Up
# Moved Up

Vaccinations of people at 'very high risk' with specific health conditions to begin in early March

21 hours ago 52,014 Views 17 Comments

Some people with specific health conditions will start to be vaccinated from 8 March under the new priority schedule.

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days
# Returned
# Returned

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days

Updated 22 hours ago 16,416 Views 1 Comment

42 people, including 27 children, have been freed.

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship From The42

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

22 hours ago 52,281 Views 22 Comments

Ireland tok on Italy this afternoon in Rome in round three of this year’s Six Nations.

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline

Updated 22 hours ago 35,396 Views 75 Comments

Reid has said there has been “continued improvement” in hospital figures today.

$650 million settlement approved in privacy lawsuit against Facebook
# Tagged
# Tagged

$650 million settlement approved in privacy lawsuit against Facebook

23 hours ago 23,725 Views 7 Comments

The legal action concerned the use of photo face-tagging and other biometric data without users’ consent.

Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon
# Search
# Search

Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon

23 hours ago 19,157 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí seized an estimated €123,000 of cocaine and cannabis herb last night.

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
# Mandalay
# Mandalay

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Sat 10:48 AM 7,877 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one
# The Times We Live In
# The Times We Live In

Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one

Sat 10:30 AM 13,037 Views 9 Comments

We speak to an expert on humans perception of time.

Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected

Sat 10:17 AM 44,222 Views 51 Comments

From Sunday morning the city’s 1.7 million residents must stay at home except for essential shopping and work.

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack From The42

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

Sat 10:00 AM 11,224 Views 14 Comments

The centre says Andy Farrell’s team are determined to develop their offloading game.

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