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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

5 minutes ago 340 Views 1 Comment

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

27 minutes ago 2,318 Views 20 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

1 hour ago 12,370 Views 10 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

2 hours ago 10,834 Views 17 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

2 hours ago 12,967 Views 19 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

3 hours ago 18,347 Views 41 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 4 hours ago 16,130 Views 32 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

4 hours ago 3,035 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

4 hours ago 18,238 Views 14 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

4 hours ago 5,397 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

5 hours ago 30,140 Views 65 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

5 hours ago 18,350 Views 43 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

6 hours ago 13,123 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

7 hours ago 8,948 Views 4 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

7 hours ago 12,932 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

8 hours ago 37,520 Views 104 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 8 hours ago 22,395 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

9 hours ago 13,404 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

9 hours ago 24,034 Views 6 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

10 hours ago 18,783 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?

10 hours ago 3,959 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'

10 hours ago 13,338 Views 3 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

11 hours ago 12,735 Views 93 Comments

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

Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck
# Rising Stars
From The42
# Rising Stars

Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck

11 hours ago 18,279 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Under 20 side begin their Six Nations campaign against Scotland today and face five games in 24 days.

FactCheck: No, these claims in an anti-mask leaflet delivered to homes aren't true
# Debunked
# Debunked

FactCheck: No, these claims in an anti-mask leaflet delivered to homes aren't true

12 hours ago 15,115 Views 0 Comments

A leaflet by Anti-Corruption Ireland contains a list of false statements about masks and their effectiveness.

'It's just been years of crying, hatred, feeling angry': Three mica homeowners share their stories
# Redress
# Redress

'It's just been years of crying, hatred, feeling angry': Three mica homeowners share their stories

18 hours ago 19,960 Views 38 Comments
  • It's been a long road for impacted homeowners and they see no end in sight, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Families who spoke to The Journal said they cannot even afford the initial mica test required to apply for the government's grant scheme.
  • They say years of being ignored by government has intensified the stress they are already feeling living in homes that are falling down around them.

Yesterday’s News

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
# Health Service
# Health Service

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding

19 hours ago 20,604 Views 25 Comments

The union said that some hospitals are approaching pre-pandemic levels of overcrowding.

England held by Scotland in unimpressive Euro 2020 display
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

England held by Scotland in unimpressive Euro 2020 display

Updated 20 hours ago 32,610 Views 55 Comments

John Stones hit the post early on but Scotland went close through Stephen O’Donnell and Lyndon Dykes.

Quiz: How well do you know the map of Europe?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know the map of Europe?

20 hours ago 59,742 Views 31 Comments

Could you pick Poland out in a line-up?

Ronan O'Gara leads La Rochelle into maiden French Top 14 final
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara leads La Rochelle into maiden French Top 14 final

20 hours ago 47,767 Views 12 Comments

A 19-6 victory over Racing 92 tonight.

Loyalist paramilitaries warn next DUP leader to ‘stop concessions to Sinn Fein’
# Loyalist Communities Council
# Loyalist Communities Council

Loyalist paramilitaries warn next DUP leader to ‘stop concessions to Sinn Fein’

20 hours ago 51,425 Views 79 Comments

The group also said Irish government ministers and officials are “no longer welcome in Northern Ireland”.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

21 hours ago 10,988 Views 2 Comments

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

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 39,310 Views 48 Comments

53 people with Covid-19 are in hospital.

Your evening longread: The joys of Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years on
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The joys of Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years on

22 hours ago 10,838 Views 10 Comments

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

‘We are seeing changes’: Sister of George Nkencho calls for solidarity ahead of inquest
# Gloria Nkencho
# Gloria Nkencho

‘We are seeing changes’: Sister of George Nkencho calls for solidarity ahead of inquest

22 hours ago 11,457 Views 0 Comments

The formal inquest into George Nkencho’s death opens on Monday, but will be adjourned due to the ongoing GSOC investigation.

An extract from our Brexit newsletter: A sausage war and a Poots putsch
# Food Fight
# Food Fight

An extract from our Brexit newsletter: A sausage war and a Poots putsch

22 hours ago 7,320 Views 4 Comments

Here is an extract from our Brexit newsletter this evening, revived to cover the grace-period row, and strained relations.

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach

Updated 22 hours ago 10,420 Views 14 Comments

The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.

Have you seen Randaor? Gardaí appeal for information on 16-year-old missing since Thursday
# Appeal
# Appeal

Have you seen Randaor? Gardaí appeal for information on 16-year-old missing since Thursday

23 hours ago 18,102 Views 3 Comments

Randaor was last seen getting the Dart to Dublin from Bray station yesterday afternoon.

Construction worker found in Dublin suburban park died from extensive blunt force trauma
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Construction worker found in Dublin suburban park died from extensive blunt force trauma

Fri 6:18 PM 63,022 Views 0 Comments

Ioan Artene Bob suffered multiple fractures and bruising to his lungs and the outer surface of his heart.

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