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The 9 at 9: Sunday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Life among the Covid sceptics
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Life among the Covid sceptics

22 minutes ago 1,878 Views 0 Comments

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

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues

53 minutes ago 7,306 Views 7 Comments

Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

1 hour ago 3,440 Views 6 Comments

The countries said they are “committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”.

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'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA
# About Time
From The42
# About Time

'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA

1 hour ago 4,684 Views 5 Comments

There’s a real concern that many youngsters won’t return to sport after the lengthy shutdown.

Two motorcyclists killed in separate crashes in Monaghan and Meath
# Motorcyclist
# Motorcyclist

Two motorcyclists killed in separate crashes in Monaghan and Meath

1 hour ago 10,431 Views 8 Comments

Both crashes occurred yesterday evening.

'We know we've put in a professional effort every week... Our commitment to the jersey isn't amateur'
# W6N
From The42
# W6N

'We know we've put in a professional effort every week... Our commitment to the jersey isn't amateur'

2 hours ago 5,619 Views 6 Comments

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin and out-half Stacey Flood reflect on Ireland’s defeat to France.

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet
# Israel
# Israel

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet

2 hours ago 16,219 Views 20 Comments

Masks will still be required indoors, however.

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories

9 hours ago 35,985 Views 0 Comments

Our reader documents her relationship with a partner who became an advocate of online conspiracy theories.

Yesterday’s News

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves
# Blunted Blades
From The42
# Blunted Blades

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves

10 hours ago 16,521 Views 20 Comments

A 1-0 loss at Molineux confirmed the inevitable with six games yet to play.

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?
# Moo
# Moo

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?

11 hours ago 40,219 Views 16 Comments

Can you tell your oinks from your baas?

Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil
# Soap Opera
From The42
# Soap Opera

Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil

Updated 11 hours ago 51,494 Views 25 Comments

Fans protested that the club is ‘run like a circus’ and manager Shane Keegan resigned earlier today with the club amid a wretched run of results.

Man arrested after woman in her 20s stabbed to death in Dublin
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Man arrested after woman in her 20s stabbed to death in Dublin

Updated 13 hours ago 96,010 Views 0 Comments

The man (20s) is currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

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Professor Ruairí Brugha: The current version of mandatory hotel quarantine is not fit for purpose
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Professor Ruairí Brugha: The current version of mandatory hotel quarantine is not fit for purpose

13 hours ago 19,250 Views 27 Comments

The public health expert says there are better, more creative ways to bolster the quarantine system and prevent the import of Covid.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 10,376 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial over 2019 migrant standoff
# Matteo Salvini
# Matteo Salvini

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial over 2019 migrant standoff

13 hours ago 7,971 Views 0 Comments

Matteo Salvini tweeted that defending the country was the ‘sacred duty’ of every Italian.

Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months
# YFG Conference
# YFG Conference

Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months

14 hours ago 63,659 Views 98 Comments

Fine Gael is to launch a Youth Commission to consider how the party can “regain the top spot among voters under 35″.

Two men (20s) arrested in connection with fatal crash that killed one in Kerry
# Kerry Crash
# Kerry Crash

Two men (20s) arrested in connection with fatal crash that killed one in Kerry

14 hours ago 22,969 Views 4 Comments

The crash took place on the N22 at Dunrine, near Lawlor’s Cross on 12 January 2021

High Court rules that South African woman is being detained lawfully within hotel quarantine
# High Court
# High Court

High Court rules that South African woman is being detained lawfully within hotel quarantine

14 hours ago 28,239 Views 0 Comments

Charlene Heyns has been staying in mandatory hotel quarantine since she returned to Ireland on 9 April.

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 73,050 Views 94 Comments

The figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

Prince Philip funeral procession ends with Duke's coffin taken from chapel to royal vault
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Prince Philip funeral procession ends with Duke's coffin taken from chapel to royal vault

Updated 17 hours ago 106,932 Views 103 Comments

Prince Philip will be laid to rest at the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel following the funeral mass.

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England
# French Class
From The42
# French Class

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England

17 hours ago 29,541 Views 46 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side hosted proceedings in Donnybrook this afternoon.

Exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine for fully vaccinated people now in operation
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

Exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine for fully vaccinated people now in operation

17 hours ago 19,642 Views 23 Comments

It comes after an additional 16 countries were added to the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station
# Space
# Space

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station

17 hours ago 19,030 Views 3 Comments

A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

Man (20s) assaulted by group of males in Longford Town last night
# Assault
# Assault

Man (20s) assaulted by group of males in Longford Town last night

18 hours ago 27,102 Views 21 Comments

The man was taken to Midlands Regional Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not life threatening.

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges

19 hours ago 20,837 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges filed against her when she was arrested last July.

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials

Updated 19 hours ago 45,871 Views 112 Comments

The Health Minister has asked officials to determine if vaccinating younger people sooner would impact transmission.

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

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship

19 hours ago 27,318 Views 17 Comments

Ireland went down 56-15 to France in today’s clash at Energia Park.

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery
# Whole Lotto Money
# Whole Lotto Money

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery

19 hours ago 25,011 Views 29 Comments

The winning ticket was bought at a Circle K filling station in Kilkenny

Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year
# Summer Dining
# Summer Dining

Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year

20 hours ago 16,198 Views 19 Comments

Draft regulations would also remove a planning permission requirement to bring in awnings and coverings for outdoor dining.

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers

21 hours ago 17,667 Views 6 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night

Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip
# Funeral
# Funeral

Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip

21 hours ago 42,156 Views 148 Comments

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will take place later today.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

22 hours ago 12,511 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out

22 hours ago 10,854 Views 7 Comments

A former Prime Minister is causing trouble for the current one.

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism

23 hours ago 15,057 Views 15 Comments

The latest move gets rid of Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen to the US.

Tipperary's O'Dwyer crowned AFLW champion after win with Brisbane Lions
# Success Story
From The42
# Success Story

Tipperary's O'Dwyer crowned AFLW champion after win with Brisbane Lions

23 hours ago 30,290 Views 10 Comments

Brisbane Lions defeated Adelaide Crows 38-20 in the final.

Poll: Do you swim in the sea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you swim in the sea?

23 hours ago 40,800 Views 46 Comments

The lifting of the 5km travel limit opens up the possibility of a sea swim for more people.

'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown
# RTÉ Concert Orchestra
# RTÉ Concert Orchestra

'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown

23 hours ago 9,913 Views 5 Comments

We go behind the scenes with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sat 9:02 AM 9,665 Views 0 Comments

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