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Today’s News

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine after travel from UAE may leave today if Covid-19 test is negative
# Courts
# Courts

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine after travel from UAE may leave today if Covid-19 test is negative

6 minutes ago 671 Views 0 Comments

The woman travelled to support her father, who is due to undergo major cancer surgery.

New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week
# Insurance
# Insurance

New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week

28 minutes ago 2,729 Views 10 Comments

Cabinet signed off on the new guidelines last month.

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

36 minutes ago 3,985 Views 24 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Twelve people put on trial in Germany for ‘plot to attack Muslims and overthrow government'
# Group S
# Group S

Twelve people put on trial in Germany for ‘plot to attack Muslims and overthrow government'

49 minutes ago 2,741 Views 0 Comments

Eight are accused of founding a ‘terrorist organisation’.

US health agencies recommend pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine 'out of an abundance of caution'
# Janssen
# Janssen

US health agencies recommend pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine 'out of an abundance of caution'

1 hour ago 13,011 Views 19 Comments

Six cases of a rare blood clot have been reported out of 6.8 million doses of the vaccine administered in the US.

Vaccine certs 'weeks away' as Irish people may get 'choice' of paper or digital cert
# Jab And Go
# Jab And Go

Vaccine certs 'weeks away' as Irish people may get 'choice' of paper or digital cert

1 hour ago 9,321 Views 42 Comments

There is currently no internationally recognised Covid-19 vaccine certification process.

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week
# Getting Closer
From The42
# Getting Closer

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week

Updated 1 hour ago 3,586 Views 1 Comment

The draws for both the hurling and football championships will be made across next Monday and Tuesday.

Government to pay cost of hotel quarantine for Irish students returning from EU states
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Government to pay cost of hotel quarantine for Irish students returning from EU states

2 hours ago 17,877 Views 54 Comments

Around 500 students are set to return home from five countries this summer.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

3 hours ago 23,623 Views 87 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team
# Lions Lions Lions
From The42
# Lions Lions Lions

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team

4 hours ago 13,780 Views 18 Comments

Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy, and Neil Jenkins have also been appointed.

203 patients being treated in Irish hospitals with Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

203 patients being treated in Irish hospitals with Covid-19

4 hours ago 13,660 Views 32 Comments

The figure has gradually fallen in recent weeks.

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you facing pressure to go back to work?

4 hours ago 26,084 Views 29 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there is “clear evidence that some people are drifting back to the office or the workplace”.

India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections
# India
# India

India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections

4 hours ago 12,300 Views 0 Comments

Experts say that missteps stemming from the belief that the pandemic was “over” are coming back to haunt the country.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 8 At 8
# 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

5 hours ago 9,259 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what is making the headlines this morning.

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean

5 hours ago 21,162 Views 39 Comments

The move is fiercely opposed by local fishermen and residents.

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
# Rare Blood Clotting
# Rare Blood Clotting

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

5 hours ago 53,793 Views 73 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

6 hours ago 14,888 Views 95 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry
# Coleraine
# Coleraine

Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry

6 hours ago 18,934 Views 17 Comments

The incident took place around 9pm last night.

Dr Ronan Glynn: Ireland at 'considerable risk' of fourth wave if restrictions are eased too quickly
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Dr Ronan Glynn: Ireland at 'considerable risk' of fourth wave if restrictions are eased too quickly

7 hours ago 33,587 Views 73 Comments

NPHET and the Government are due to consider the further easing of restrictions again at the beginning of May.

Leo Varadkar urges employers not to pressure staff to return to offices
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

Leo Varadkar urges employers not to pressure staff to return to offices

7 hours ago 30,025 Views 19 Comments

The Tánaiste said that there was “clear evidence” that people are drifting back to their workplace.

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur
# The Stacks
# The Stacks

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur

13 hours ago 18,298 Views 55 Comments
  • The ESB said chemical analysis undertaken last year identified the presence of the corrosive element.
  • It's planned works will be carried out on the iconic chimneys this year, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • Councillor Dermot Lacey has called for the towers to be protected and repainted.

Yesterday’s News

Man due to appear in court over serious assault at home in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man due to appear in court over serious assault at home in Limerick

15 hours ago 16,139 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Limerick District Court tomorrow at 10.30am.

Harvey Weinstein challenges extradition to California to face charges of assaults
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein challenges extradition to California to face charges of assaults

15 hours ago 13,884 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein maintains his innocence and contends that any sexual activity was consensual.

One person dies following shooting at high school in Tennessee
# Knoxville
# Knoxville

One person dies following shooting at high school in Tennessee

Updated 15 hours ago 29,247 Views 34 Comments

Another person has been detained for further investigation.

Positivity rate at Finglas and Mulhuddart walk-in test centres is 6%
# Covid-19 Test Centres
# Covid-19 Test Centres

Positivity rate at Finglas and Mulhuddart walk-in test centres is 6%

Updated 15 hours ago 59,065 Views 47 Comments

The HSE has this evening announced two more walk-in test centres in Mullingar and Dunmanway.

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'
# Don't Mind The Gap
From The42
# Don't Mind The Gap

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'

16 hours ago 43,000 Views 6 Comments

Eyes? Pressure? Les Bleues? Bring them all on, says Ireland’s 19-year-old star woman, Béibhinn Parsons.

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only

Updated 16 hours ago 125,033 Views 164 Comments
  • The committee met this morning to review the vaccine following a warning from the European Medicines Agency.
  • The HSE had advised that all AstraZeneca vaccination clinics for tomorrow should be cancelled.
  • In a statement this evening, AstraZeneca said it "recognises" the decision taken by NIAC.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

16 hours ago 9,861 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: The tale of the elusive rare book thieves
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The tale of the elusive rare book thieves

17 hours ago 8,616 Views 1 Comment

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears

17 hours ago 34,496 Views 0 Comments

The victim did not realise her father was behind everything until the age of 21.

13-year-old girl missing from Co Kerry found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

13-year-old girl missing from Co Kerry found safe and well

17 hours ago 42,486 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public and media for their assistance in the matter.

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

17 hours ago 33,550 Views 94 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
# Protests
# Protests

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated 18 hours ago 47,732 Views 17 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

Opinion: We need a greater connection between Brussels and Belfast
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Opinion: We need a greater connection between Brussels and Belfast

18 hours ago 10,198 Views 16 Comments

It has often been said that Unionism has few friends globally. If the same is true in Brussels, it is largely down to the fact that the DUP rarely missed a chance to repeat pro-Brexit slogans

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

19 hours ago 18,368 Views 11 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Funeral details for Eurovision-winning songwriter and broadcaster Shay Healy announced
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral details for Eurovision-winning songwriter and broadcaster Shay Healy announced

19 hours ago 28,187 Views 7 Comments

A private family funeral will take place on tomorrow at 4pm.

'There will be more court cases': Legal and logistical issues posed by hotel quarantine 'have not gone away'
# Mandatory Quarantine
# Mandatory Quarantine

'There will be more court cases': Legal and logistical issues posed by hotel quarantine 'have not gone away'

19 hours ago 17,851 Views 28 Comments

Advice on exempting vaccinated passengers from hotel quarantine is expected from the HPSC.

Number of people on Covid Payment falls by 15,000 as people return to work
# Covid PUP
# Covid PUP

Number of people on Covid Payment falls by 15,000 as people return to work

20 hours ago 14,708 Views 11 Comments

Some 48% of those in receipt of PUP are receiving the maximum rate of €350 this week.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 394 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No deaths and 394 new cases confirmed in Ireland

20 hours ago 64,000 Views 68 Comments

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

Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg
# Russia
# Russia

Firefighter killed and two others injured as fire engulfs business centre in St Petersburg

20 hours ago 12,807 Views 1 Comment

The blaze spread across all four of the building’s floors.

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