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Today’s News

'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

28 minutes ago 915 Views 2 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 for 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

1 hour ago 7,048 Views 13 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 2 hours ago 15,818 Views 45 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?

2 hours ago 23,193 Views 16 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

2 hours ago 18,717 Views 5 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’

2 hours ago 21,103 Views 46 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

3 hours ago 5,789 Views 0 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

3 hours ago 29,674 Views 37 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

4 hours ago 5,764 Views 7 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

4 hours ago 6,469 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

4 hours ago 3,706 Views 3 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 4 hours ago 7,154 Views 12 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

5 hours ago 12,342 Views 0 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

6 hours ago 45,333 Views 0 Comments

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

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station
# Hang Up
# Hang Up

Gardaí warn of fraud calls that appear to come from garda station

6 hours ago 25,413 Views 14 Comments

The number making the call appears to be the phone number of a garda station, but comes from fraudsters.

Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital following successful operation
# Update
From The42
# Update

Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital following successful operation

Updated 6 hours ago 21,425 Views 14 Comments

The midfielder has already paid a visit to his Denmark teammates.

Tory MP facing trial over alleged sexual assault of teenage boy
# West Yorkshire
# West Yorkshire

Tory MP facing trial over alleged sexual assault of teenage boy

6 hours ago 15,519 Views 0 Comments

Imran Ahmad Khan is alleged to have groped the teenager in Staffordshire.

Gemma O'Doherty says hospital's action against her over videos is 'spurious and outrageous'
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

Gemma O'Doherty says hospital's action against her over videos is 'spurious and outrageous'

6 hours ago 42,552 Views 0 Comments

O’Doherty said that the claim against her were “lies”, that others were lying, and that she was telling the truth.”

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?
# Poots To Fill
# Poots To Fill

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?

6 hours ago 26,284 Views 26 Comments

Is it a one-horse race and what does that mean for power-sharing?

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears

7 hours ago 17,151 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard today that the man made the request after one of his son’s died.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Get Down To Quizness
From The42
# Get Down To Quizness

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

7 hours ago 18,649 Views 11 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Woman (80s) killed in Cavan crash
# Monelty
# Monelty

Woman (80s) killed in Cavan crash

7 hours ago 10,223 Views 1 Comment

The crash occurred at around 10:15am today and gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'
# Poots Gets The Boot
# Poots Gets The Boot

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'

Updated 7 hours ago 43,429 Views 74 Comments

Edwin Poots announced last night he is to quit as as DUP leader after only three weeks.

Judge warns of danger of one-punch assaults as college student avoids jail after he hit fellow student
# Court
# Court

Judge warns of danger of one-punch assaults as college student avoids jail after he hit fellow student

8 hours ago 17,698 Views 0 Comments

A 21-year-old college student has been given a suspended sentence after causing injuries in an assault.

Four hurt and flights disrupted as bear goes on the rampage in Japanese city
# Sapporo
# Sapporo

Four hurt and flights disrupted as bear goes on the rampage in Japanese city

8 hours ago 14,511 Views 15 Comments

The bear broke into an army base and an airport before being shot by hunters.

European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums
# Insurance Ireland
# Insurance Ireland

European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums

Updated 9 hours ago 26,061 Views 61 Comments

The European Commission accusations were made against Insurance Ireland this morning.

Dry and sunny tomorrow but unsettled weather forecast for Sunday
# Thunder
# Thunder

Dry and sunny tomorrow but unsettled weather forecast for Sunday

9 hours ago 18,373 Views 3 Comments

Get your outdoor activities done tomorrow, if you can.

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People
# Shock Sharing
# Shock Sharing

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People

Updated 9 hours ago 8,866 Views 10 Comments

Aoife Gallagher says it’s tempting to share content that horrifies you, but it only serves to amplify the hate.

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case

9 hours ago 16,632 Views 13 Comments

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10
# Halfbacks
From The42
# Halfbacks

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10

Updated 9 hours ago 12,575 Views 8 Comments

Owen Farrell can’t be discounted as a key man in this Lions squad.

Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home
# Eviction
# Eviction

Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home

9 hours ago 17,907 Views 9 Comments

Adanna Clarke took legal action over the episode of Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away!.

Farmers 'losing patience' over sheep deaths from dog attacks
# Worrying
# Worrying

Farmers 'losing patience' over sheep deaths from dog attacks

10 hours ago 11,046 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association wants to see controls implemented to tackle “irresponsible dog ownership”.

Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy
# High Court
# High Court

Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy

10 hours ago 18,119 Views 0 Comments

The High Court in London today heard claims about Vardy’s relationship with The Sun newspaper.

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach
# Travel
# Travel

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach

10 hours ago 9,317 Views 8 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Toy Holohan is today meeting with his Northern Ireland counterpart.

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42

10 hours ago 9,094 Views 11 Comments

We’ve launched a powerful new scores hub – like you told us to.

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick

10 hours ago 15,612 Views 1 Comment

The body was found in a field near the Thomondgate area.

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin

10 hours ago 12,549 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are looking for a black Volkswagen Passat that fled the scene.

Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks
# Court
# Court

Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks

10 hours ago 28,505 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with assault after causing harm to the passenger.

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

11 hours ago 25,232 Views 18 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

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