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$650 million settlement approved in privacy lawsuit against Facebook
# Tagged
# Tagged

$650 million settlement approved in privacy lawsuit against Facebook

34 minutes ago 2,637 Views 2 Comments

The legal action concerned the use of photo face-tagging and other biometric data without users’ consent.

Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon
# Search
# Search

Man arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis herb in Roscommon

1 hour ago 3,565 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí seized an estimated €123,000 of cocaine and cannabis herb last night.

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline

Updated 1 hour ago 15,910 Views 43 Comments

Reid has said there has been “continued improvement” in hospital figures today.

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
# Mandalay
# Mandalay

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

2 hours ago 2,094 Views 2 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

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Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one
# The Times We Live In
# The Times We Live In

Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one

2 hours ago 4,258 Views 3 Comments

We speak to an expert on humans perception of time.

Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected

2 hours ago 20,511 Views 37 Comments

From Sunday morning the city’s 1.7 million residents must stay at home except for essential shopping and work.

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack From The42

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

3 hours ago 5,580 Views 12 Comments

The centre says Andy Farrell’s team are determined to develop their offloading game.

Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?
# What A Waste
# What A Waste

Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?

3 hours ago 11,854 Views 43 Comments

Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty recently hit out at the “phenomenal” amount of dog faeces in Irish villages.

'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'

3 hours ago 3,638 Views 0 Comments

One survivor says her experience was “misrepresented” to a “shocking extent” in the final report by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

4 hours ago 6,682 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

4 hours ago 12,411 Views 10 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

US house passes $1.9 trillion dollar pandemic relief bill
# United States
# United States

US house passes $1.9 trillion dollar pandemic relief bill

4 hours ago 9,055 Views 21 Comments

Democrats said the faltering economy and the loss of half a million lives demanded quick action.

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

5 hours ago 12,088 Views 27 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

Post-mortems to be carried out on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork
# North Cork
# North Cork

Post-mortems to be carried out on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork

5 hours ago 21,399 Views 0 Comments

Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy were found dead after an extensive garda operation.

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

5 hours ago 21,152 Views 28 Comments

Rory McNab shares his newfound love of collecting litter along Dublin’s Grand Canal, which has provided an unexpected pick-me-up in lockdown.

Lady Gaga's two abducted bulldogs safely returned to police
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Lady Gaga's two abducted bulldogs safely returned to police

5 hours ago 26,629 Views 23 Comments

A woman had found the dogs and reached out to the singer’s staff to return them.

US set to approve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine
# You Only Get One Shot
# You Only Get One Shot

US set to approve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

5 hours ago 13,360 Views 15 Comments

The European Medicines Agency is expected to approve the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for use in the European Union in early March.

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision
# Meet The New Boss
From The42
# Meet The New Boss

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision

6 hours ago 10,573 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Hill is the FAI’s first permanent CEO since John Delaney, and yesterday he explained how he plans to drag Irish football from its miserable recent past.

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works

6 hours ago 10,650 Views 7 Comments

The work involves replacing old cast iron water mains.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
From The42
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

6 hours ago 11,077 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days
# Returned
# Returned

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days

12 hours ago 45 Views 0 Comments

42 people, including 27 children, have been freed.

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

13 hours ago 21,300 Views 29 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

Yesterday’s News

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China

14 hours ago 27,308 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.

Average disposable income in north and west of Ireland €3,240 below State average
# CSO Data
# CSO Data

Average disposable income in north and west of Ireland €3,240 below State average

14 hours ago 31,068 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin MEP Chris MacManus called it a “worrying trend”.

Here are the winners from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards
# Photography
# Photography

Here are the winners from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards

14 hours ago 24,721 Views 11 Comments

Inpho photographer James Crombie has been announced as press photographer of the year.

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist

Updated 15 hours ago 19,369 Views 37 Comments

The report was released by Joe Biden’s administration this evening.

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'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'

15 hours ago 18,162 Views 10 Comments

Miguel Delaney, David Sneyd and Johnny Ward are our latest guests on The Punt — discussing the major topics in the Premier League this week before we look ahead to Cheltenham.

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?

15 hours ago 37,057 Views 13 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
# Sheikha Latifa
# Sheikha Latifa

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess

15 hours ago 50,664 Views 61 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

16 hours ago 7,174 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of today’s news.

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list

16 hours ago 48,819 Views 63 Comments

The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.

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Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor
# Barrys Team
From The42
# Barrys Team

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor

16 hours ago 30,468 Views 20 Comments

Anthony Barry will continue working on Thomas Tuchel’s staff at Stamford Bridge.

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?

16 hours ago 20,491 Views 0 Comments

Unions have called for regular rapid testing as part of the re-opening of schools next month.

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit
# Longread
# Longread

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit

16 hours ago 4,813 Views 0 Comments

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

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

17 hours ago 8,816 Views 13 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

17 hours ago 30,926 Views 39 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

17 hours ago 45,871 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

18 hours ago 91,460 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".
DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports

18 hours ago 43,814 Views 37 Comments

DUP minister for agriculture Gordon Lyons has also stopped any further recruitment of inspection staff.

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week
# Deputy Medical Officer
# Deputy Medical Officer

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week

18 hours ago 33,594 Views 85 Comments

Around 320,000 students are to return to school buildings next week as part of a phased reopening.

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