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Today’s News

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?

20 minutes ago 1,783 Views 0 Comments

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

'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour

20 minutes ago 4,909 Views 7 Comments
Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England
# Lancashire
# Lancashire

Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England

38 minutes ago 2,976 Views 0 Comments

Four other people were injured in the serious incident.

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.
‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’
# Clare Shine
From The42
# Clare Shine

‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’

1 hour ago 12,409 Views 3 Comments

As Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 comes to a close, Clare Shine opens up further on her ongoing battle.

HSE staff told to 'protect urgent care' amid cancellation of thousands of appointments
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE staff told to 'protect urgent care' amid cancellation of thousands of appointments

1 hour ago 10,371 Views 22 Comments
  • Staff advised to prioritise patient safety and "protect unscheduled and urgent care"
  • Dr Colm Henry said the "duration of the attack and time to recovery is currently unknown"
  • The HSE has confirmed that a ransom has been sought but said it will not be paid
Pressure on FF's hopeful future leader O’Callaghan to deliver decent vote in Dublin Bay South
# Litmus Test
# Litmus Test

Pressure on FF's hopeful future leader O’Callaghan to deliver decent vote in Dublin Bay South

1 hour ago 8,337 Views 7 Comments

Questions could be asked as to whether O’Callaghan is the right man for the job if the party performs poorly.

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
# My Housing Story
# My Housing Story

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

9 hours ago 30,576 Views 48 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Glamour in the south Dublin hills: LA-style luxury residence for €2.85m

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?

11 hours ago 29,034 Views 17 Comments

Is that you?

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork

12 hours ago 18,477 Views 30 Comments

Semple Stadium hosted this evening’s game.

Man (20) dies in workplace accident in Dublin Port this afternoon
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Man (20) dies in workplace accident in Dublin Port this afternoon

12 hours ago 45,488 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident, which took place at a shipping premises, at approximately 3:30pm.

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest

13 hours ago 23,540 Views 49 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 10,360 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea

13 hours ago 24,297 Views 43 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes were contesting their first FA Cup final since 1969.

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today
# Palestine Protests
# Palestine Protests

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today

Updated 13 hours ago 30,670 Views 77 Comments

Protestors gathered at the Spire on O’Connell’s street earlier this afternoon before marching to the Israeli embassy.

Opinion: Radon kills thousands in Ireland but the gas is completely preventable
# Radon Aware
# Radon Aware

Opinion: Radon kills thousands in Ireland but the gas is completely preventable

14 hours ago 30,392 Views 21 Comments

EcoEye producer Marcus Stewart explains how some straightforward policy moves can bring deaths from the radioactive gas under control.

Five countries removed from Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Five countries removed from Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list

15 hours ago 73,545 Views 38 Comments

All travellers into Ireland must have a negative pre-flight Covid-19 test.

Sensational Clifford grabs 3-6 in Kerry's 22-point trimming of Galway
# Masterclass
From The42
# Masterclass

Sensational Clifford grabs 3-6 in Kerry's 22-point trimming of Galway

15 hours ago 37,808 Views 27 Comments

The Fossa man completed his hat-trick with a glorious soccer-style dummy and finish.

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system

Updated 16 hours ago 91,800 Views 96 Comments
  • The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues as normal, but daily case numbers are not available
  • Thousands more appointments could be cancelled next week
  • A ransom has been sought but will not be paid
Man arrested for hitting garda after large party is broken up at Oliver Bond flats
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested for hitting garda after large party is broken up at Oliver Bond flats

16 hours ago 40,062 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old man was arrested after hitting a garda while officers broke up the party last night.

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated 17 hours ago 26,556 Views 19 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict

19 hours ago 8,379 Views 32 Comments

Carmel Quinn spoke about her experience after the massacre took place and the 50 years it took for families to be vindicated.

Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday
# Arson Attack
# Arson Attack

Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday

20 hours ago 13,274 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí received reports that a business nearby Browns Quay in Limerick City was on fire at 5:30am yesterday morning

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends
# Debenhams
# Debenhams

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends

21 hours ago 28,700 Views 44 Comments

The retail firm collapsed amid the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries
# Travel
# Travel

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries

21 hours ago 42,877 Views 40 Comments

Travellers from European Union countries with coronavirus rates below 500 cases per 100,000 residents can visit Portugal from Monday.

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time

22 hours ago 18,934 Views 37 Comments

A rover will join an American craft which arrived at the red planet in February.

The team that came from nowhere to create a Midlands fairy tale
# Hardy Buccs
From The42
# Hardy Buccs

The team that came from nowhere to create a Midlands fairy tale

23 hours ago 43,071 Views 11 Comments

In the 1990s an unlikely union between two towns lifted Buccaneers from the third tier of Irish rugby to the top. Their story was a classic tale of success against the odds.

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
# Peace
# Peace

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

23 hours ago 8,723 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?

Sat 9:01 AM 44,694 Views 85 Comments

China is currently Ireland’s largest trading partner in Asia.

From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story

Sat 8:00 AM 31,060 Views 2 Comments

Eoin Doyle on Bolton’s unlikely triumph and becoming the first player at the club since Michael Ricketts to score 19 goals in a season.

Two men injured after car veers off road in serious Wexford crash
# New Ross
# New Ross

Two men injured after car veers off road in serious Wexford crash

Sat 7:56 AM 32,430 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

What next? Summer reopening plans to see holidays to the UK back on and live events trialled
# Summer Plans
# Summer Plans

What next? Summer reopening plans to see holidays to the UK back on and live events trialled

Sat 7:00 AM 27,648 Views 26 Comments

Outdoor dining, trialled live events and cinema reopening set for June.

'I couldn't look at a hurl, it was gone that bad' - return of a four-time All-Ireland winner
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

'I couldn't look at a hurl, it was gone that bad' - return of a four-time All-Ireland winner

Sat 7:00 AM 25,307 Views 6 Comments

Katrina Parrock is back with the Wexford camogie team after a five-year break.

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials

Sat 6:30 AM 9,839 Views 0 Comments

All four vaccines approved for use in Ireland have been tested on animals as well as humans.

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July
# Rollout
# Rollout

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July

Sat 12:05 AM 41,712 Views 45 Comments

Almost 270,000 vaccines were administered in Ireland in the seven days up to Tuesday.

Friday 14 May, 2021

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US
# DPC
# DPC

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US

Fri 10:43 PM 12,304 Views 12 Comments

Facebook Ireland today lost its bid to block the Data Protection Commissioner from conducting a probe into the matter.

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role
# Elise Stefanik
# Elise Stefanik

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role

Fri 10:17 PM 28,666 Views 37 Comments

Elise Stefanik has repeated many of the former president’s claims about election fraud.

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat
# Strength In Depth
From The42
# Strength In Depth

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat

Fri 10:15 PM 26,265 Views 63 Comments

Tried from Jack Conan and Robbie Henshaw helped Leo Cullen’s side come from behind to win at the RDS.

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