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Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?

23 minutes ago 3,427 Views 6 Comments

There is no such levy on vacant housing in Ireland at the moment.

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors

1 hour ago 6,487 Views 11 Comments

Surveyors predict a 4% rise in house prices in Ireland in 2021.

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
# Giant
From The42
# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

1 hour ago 11,765 Views 1 Comment

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

Health Minister seeking 'full account' after Coombe staff family members receive leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Health Minister seeking 'full account' after Coombe staff family members receive leftover vaccines

1 hour ago 22,192 Views 85 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

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There are now 2,023 people with Covid-19 in hospital
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

There are now 2,023 people with Covid-19 in hospital

2 hours ago 21,563 Views 39 Comments

Over 400 people with Covid-19 are receiving high-grade ventilation and respiratory support.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated 2 hours ago 10,314 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making the headlines this morning.

Spotlight

Mother and Baby Homes report

The report documents the harrowing and shameful treatment of young women and children at the hands of the Irish State.

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic
# Citizens
# Citizens

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic

2 hours ago 13,269 Views 32 Comments

4,000 people awaiting citizenship will be able to finish the process by the end of March.

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence

3 hours ago 13,269 Views 0 Comments

The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.

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Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions

3 hours ago 7,970 Views 2 Comments

Social workers, parents, foster carers and children have experienced additional stress in the last six months.

Calls continue for release of arrested Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Calls continue for release of arrested Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

3 hours ago 11,735 Views 20 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

Why is CervicalCheck using HPV tests instead of testing for all smear abnormalities?
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Why is CervicalCheck using HPV tests instead of testing for all smear abnormalities?

4 hours ago 15,060 Views 1 Comment

TheJournal.ie spoke to Noirin Russell about some of the common questions about the change to the cancer screening programme.

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader

4 hours ago 7,205 Views 0 Comments

The newly launched two-year, part-time Modular Executive MBA begins in August 2021.

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
# Food Safety Authority
# Food Safety Authority

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020

10 hours ago 123,836 Views 22 Comments

The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Presidents of the United States?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about Presidents of the United States?

12 hours ago 49,540 Views 44 Comments

No history books allowed.

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack

13 hours ago 31,695 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.

Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation
# Arrest
# Arrest

Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation

Updated 14 hours ago 58,395 Views 26 Comments

In another search yesterday, Gardaí seized €117,000 in cash, a Rolex watch and a vehicle in Coolock.

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player

14 hours ago 33,212 Views 13 Comments

Will it continue? The42 speaks to some of the country’s top stars who combine camogie and ladies football at the top level.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

15 hours ago 18,596 Views 4 Comments

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

Parler could be allowed return to Apple app store with changes
# Social Media
# Social Media

Parler could be allowed return to Apple app store with changes

15 hours ago 20,816 Views 26 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the app could return if it changes how it moderates posts.

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush
# Taliban
# Taliban

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush

15 hours ago 11,839 Views 2 Comments

Violence has risen in Afghanistan in recent months despite peace talks between the Taliban and government.

Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Galway since end of December
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí seek help locating man missing from Galway since end of December

16 hours ago 52,954 Views 3 Comments

The man has been missing for nearly three weeks.

'Welcome to the Brexit, sir': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Welcome to the Brexit, sir': The week in quotes

16 hours ago 45,257 Views 14 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Man United hold Liverpool to maintain top spot
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man United hold Liverpool to maintain top spot

16 hours ago 36,050 Views 164 Comments

A tight and tense affair saw few clear-cut chances, as both sides had to be content with a point ultimately.

Health Minister seeks early delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Health Minister seeks early delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines

17 hours ago 27,243 Views 80 Comments

An early delivery would be sent to GPs and pharmacies to be ready for use when the vaccine approved.

Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 2,944 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 2,944 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 113,257 Views 153 Comments

The total number of people who have died now stands at 2,608.

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector dies aged 81
# Phil Spector
# Phil Spector

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector dies aged 81

18 hours ago 53,973 Views 38 Comments

Spector, a former music producer, was in prison for murder.

As it happened: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League

18 hours ago 64,491 Views 46 Comments

Liverpool faced Man United, in one of the season’s most-anticipated matches so far.

O'Gorman, Taoiseach and AG 'at one' on prioritising legislation on adopted people's access to records
# Minister For Children
# Minister For Children

O'Gorman, Taoiseach and AG 'at one' on prioritising legislation on adopted people's access to records

18 hours ago 10,030 Views 16 Comments

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman said that the legislation would have GDPR at the heart of it.

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy
# Qanon
# Qanon

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy

19 hours ago 42,563 Views 17 Comments

A Swiss startup said it had used its algorithm-based software, developed to detect plagiarism, to help crack QAnon.

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match
# Best Wishes
From The42
# Best Wishes

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match

Updated 20 hours ago 45,961 Views 9 Comments

Cork LGFA say there’s positive news coming from Australia, and the Giants player will make a full recovery.

Archbishop says religious orders should not be 'scapegoated' for Mother and Baby Homes
# Redress
# Redress

Archbishop says religious orders should not be 'scapegoated' for Mother and Baby Homes

20 hours ago 67,817 Views 210 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin said that the church was “expected to intervene” when society “banished” mothers.

25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

20 hours ago 11,985 Views 3 Comments

Current restrictions in place in the North mean that people must stay at home unless they have a “reasonable excuse”.

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated 21 hours ago 44,776 Views 56 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing
# Arrest
# Arrest

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing

21 hours ago 97,274 Views 0 Comments

The woman assaulted a staff member at a premises where she had not worn a face covering.

Indonesian teams find more bodies, clear roads after earthquake
# Shaken
# Shaken

Indonesian teams find more bodies, clear roads after earthquake

22 hours ago 16,487 Views 1 Comment

The death toll from the 6.2 magnitude earthquake has risen to 56.

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay
# Shipment
# Shipment

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay

22 hours ago 22,212 Views 26 Comments

The Pfizer plant in Belgium is working to increase capacity.

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU

23 hours ago 24,854 Views 71 Comments

There were 60 deaths and a further 3,231 cases of Covid-19 announced yesterday.

UK minister says controversial statues should be put in context
# Frozen In Time
# Frozen In Time

UK minister says controversial statues should be put in context

23 hours ago 16,230 Views 30 Comments

His comments follow the dumping of a statue into Bristol Harbour by protestors last year.

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'

23 hours ago 63,850 Views 154 Comments

The former Tánaiste called on the Government to intervene to stop the tendering process.

Poll: Have you been negatively affected by Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been negatively affected by Brexit?

Sun 10:35 AM 37,338 Views 126 Comments

Are you paying more for something, or don’t have access to it anymore?

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