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Today’s News

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief
# Covid-19 Accord
# Covid-19 Accord

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief

10 minutes ago 773 Views 1 Comment

A virtual meeting of the UN’s health agency is seeking to devise a global action plan for tackling future pandemics.

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft

12 minutes ago 728 Views 0 Comments

Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland
# Omicron
# Omicron

Donnelly: Suspected cases of Omicron variant identified, new strain 'likely' in Ireland

Updated 43 minutes ago 56,530 Views 60 Comments

The health minister also said plans to subsidise antigen tests have been scrapped because prices have dropped in recent weeks.

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí seek help to find 65-year-old man missing from Dublin 8

1 hour ago 5,171 Views 0 Comments

Zdzislaw Stobyra has been missing for over a week.

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre

1 hour ago 5,419 Views 8 Comments

Michael Scott’s original vision for Busáras included plans for a nightclub on the top floor, a newsreel cinema, a crèche, and a barber’s.

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission
# The Cobblestone
# The Cobblestone

Proposed hotel at site of Dublin's Cobblestone pub refused planning permission

2 hours ago 14,364 Views 16 Comments

The pub itself is a protected structure, and according to the planning application, it would be retained as part of any development.

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

2 hours ago 17,836 Views 14 Comments

‘The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience,’ said the German.

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The Late Late Toy Show Appeal is set to raise more than €6m for children's charities

3 hours ago 9,075 Views 7 Comments

The Revolut app teamed up with RTÉ this year to allow people to donate to the Toy Show appeal directly through the app.

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Barbados to become republic and cut ties with British monarchy

4 hours ago 29,537 Views 39 Comments

The country is removing Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say
# Homes
# Homes

New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say

4 hours ago 12,997 Views 33 Comments

Campaigners intend to march in Dublin again if the government does not revisit its plan.

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?
# Black Friday
# Black Friday

Poll: Did you buy anything on Black Friday?

4 hours ago 21,847 Views 34 Comments

Did you grab any bargains?

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans
# Omicron
# Omicron

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans

5 hours ago 26,015 Views 33 Comments

The head of the WHO in Africa has said the bans attack ‘global solidarity’.

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White
# Ava White
# Ava White

Teenage boy to face court over murder of 12-year-old Ava White

6 hours ago 39,511 Views 0 Comments

The 14-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article.

Sweden gets second chance to appoint resigned leader as prime minister
# Back Again
# Back Again

Sweden gets second chance to appoint resigned leader as prime minister

6 hours ago 8,275 Views 2 Comments

Magdalena Andersson has a second chance at becoming the prime minister today after her initial attempt lasted only seven hours.

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

Japan shuts borders as world races to stem new Covid variant

7 hours ago 19,464 Views 18 Comments

The Philippines also said it would temporarily suspend plans to allow fully vaccinated tourists.

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial to begin in New York
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial to begin in New York

7 hours ago 10,535 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law
# Peat Sake
# Peat Sake

New peat legislation slammed as ‘incompatible’ with climate targets and EU law

14 hours ago 29,495 Views 29 Comments
  • Legal experts argue that new peat legislation disregards strict EU environmental law, writes Niall Sargent as part of Noteworthy investigation of peat extraction
  • Bill would give planning exemption to peat extraction for horticulture and pause any ongoing enforcement action until at least 2026
  • Peatland experts are also concerned the Bill is ' not compatible' with our climate action goals

Yesterday’s News

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?
# No Worries
# No Worries

QUIZ: How well do you know The Lion King?

16 hours ago 36,843 Views 7 Comments

The Late Late Toy Show went with a classic theme this year.

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

Jorginho makes amends to rescue Chelsea against Manchester United

18 hours ago 33,041 Views 33 Comments

Jadon Sancho had given the visitors the lead in this evening’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation

18 hours ago 42,505 Views 51 Comments

The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a ‘concern’ by the World Health Organisation.

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

18 hours ago 46,331 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Benson keeps his nerve to win dramatic FAI Cup final for Saint Patrick's Athletic

19 hours ago 27,193 Views 70 Comments

Pat’s were winners on penalties after a 1-1 draw against Bohemians.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

19 hours ago 14,141 Views 3 Comments

Your round-up of the biggest news headlines.

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum

20 hours ago 38,656 Views 44 Comments

The law provides the legal basis for the so-called Covid certificate to indicate that a person has been vaccinated or has recovered from the disease.

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Gardaí respond after violent clashes ahead of FAI Cup final

20 hours ago 79,150 Views 0 Comments

Investigations are ongoing. There are no reports of any arrests.

Loughmore-Castleiney seal remarkable Tipp hurling and football double
# Double Vision
From The42
# Double Vision

Loughmore-Castleiney seal remarkable Tipp hurling and football double

20 hours ago 25,682 Views 13 Comments

A week after winning the county’s senior football title, the club has repeated the achievement in hurling.

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan
# Omicron
# Omicron

It will take several weeks to see full impact of Omicron, says Eamon Ryan

Updated 21 hours ago 35,969 Views 79 Comments

The minister said government will heed public health advice, but added that “our people need a social life’” for their wellbeing.

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru
# Peru
# Peru

7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

22 hours ago 19,724 Views 4 Comments

The deep quake affected almost half of the country, including coastal and Andean regions, and the capital Lima.

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final From The42
Live 23 hours ago

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP leader urges continued focus on push to remove ‘Irish Sea border’

23 hours ago 22,574 Views 44 Comments

The UK Brexit Minister David Frost described last week a “significant” gap remaining between the UK and the EU.

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare
# Jason Burcombe
# Jason Burcombe

Have you seen Jason? Gardaí seek help locating missing man from Co Clare

23 hours ago 23,025 Views 0 Comments

Jason Burcombe has been missing from Ennis since 23 November.

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights
# New Variant
# New Variant

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights

Updated Sun 1:45 PM 40,632 Views 46 Comments

The cases emerged from 61 positive cases in passengers on planes from South Africa to Amsterdam.

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19
# Scramble
From The42
# Scramble

Munster squad member in South Africa tests positive for Covid-19

Sun 1:34 PM 49,639 Views 28 Comments

The province will return to their Cape Town hotel for an isolation period after a round of PCR testing last night returned a positive test.

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021
# Awards
# Awards

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021

Sun 1:30 PM 15,979 Views 0 Comments

Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy won for their series Tough Start which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 3,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 12:30 PM 57,094 Views 51 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials today.

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today
# Leap
# Leap

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today

Sun 12:30 PM 35,309 Views 36 Comments

Any number of journeys taken within 90 minutes will cost a flat rate of €2.30.

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new prime minister

Sun 12:07 PM 10,642 Views 3 Comments

The president was separated from officials by a cube of transparent panels after testing positive for Covid-19.

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion

Sun 12:00 PM 43,040 Views 7 Comments

Bray’s Amy Wall has taken the kickboxing world by storm.

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?

Sun 10:54 AM 67,137 Views 133 Comments

Solar panels can be used to generate electricity or hot water.

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