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Today’s News

Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home

57 minutes ago 7,846 Views 4 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard to build a new career while saving with her husband to renovate the family home.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

1 hour ago 2,590 Views 0 Comments

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

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession

1 hour ago 11,507 Views 0 Comments

Claims against the former student first emerged through online testimonies.

'The light is shining a little brighter': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'The light is shining a little brighter': The week in quotes

2 hours ago 5,795 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what was said and who said what.

Spotlight

The Good Information Project: A Shared Island

Over the past four weeks, The Good Information Project – a new initiative from The Journal – has focussed on the question, What could a shared island look like?
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Serene gardens and a snooker room at this Georgian gem just minutes from the beach
Man United beat Tottenham to heap pressure on Mourinho
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man United beat Tottenham to heap pressure on Mourinho

2 hours ago 20,053 Views 55 Comments

The result consolidates the Red Devils’ hold on second place while hurting Spurs’ top-four hopes.

Seven people killed in earthquake on Java island
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Seven people killed in earthquake on Java island

2 hours ago 4,071 Views 1 Comment

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck yesterday afternoon.

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel
# Berlin
# Berlin

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel

3 hours ago 4,982 Views 2 Comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed she won’t be running for re-election.

Mouthwatering Champions Cup draw as Leinster pitted against La Rochelle in semis
# French Exchange
From The42
# French Exchange

Mouthwatering Champions Cup draw as Leinster pitted against La Rochelle in semis

3 hours ago 26,043 Views 45 Comments

Ulster will travel to Leicester Tigers in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup.

Two passengers who travelled from Israel to Ireland permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine
# High Court
# High Court

Two passengers who travelled from Israel to Ireland permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine

3 hours ago 39,601 Views 9 Comments

Israel has been removed from countries on the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 303 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 303 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated 4 hours ago 76,182 Views 100 Comments

This is the lowest number of daily cases since the middle of December.

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak

5 hours ago 32,231 Views 10 Comments

Officials warned that restrictions may need to be tightened to slow the spread of a fresh wave of infections.

Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout
# Natanz
# Natanz

Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout

5 hours ago 17,134 Views 26 Comments

It is the latest incident to strike the site.

6 years ago, he was released by a Premier League club. Now, he's 'very, very thankful'
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

6 years ago, he was released by a Premier League club. Now, he's 'very, very thankful'

5 hours ago 42,093 Views 5 Comments

Evan Moran on the challenges of life as a footballer.

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

6 hours ago 9,929 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland hit a million vaccine doses in its rollout programme this week.

Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme
# Quinns
# Quinns

Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme

7 hours ago 45,085 Views 37 Comments

The pub, which is near Croke Park, is regularly attended by GAA fans.

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships

Updated 7 hours ago 46,364 Views 13 Comments

Silver in Varese for Irish women’s four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh.

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

7 hours ago 28,124 Views 73 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'
# UK-Ireland
# UK-Ireland

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'

8 hours ago 12,903 Views 37 Comments

McAleese said the Duke of Edinburgh was there to help further peace between the two countries.

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital
# Admissions
# Admissions

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital

8 hours ago 20,196 Views 15 Comments

Over 1,045,000 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland.

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo
# Cross
# Cross

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo

9 hours ago 19,786 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

Poll: Would you like to see 'vaccine passports' introduced in Ireland?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you like to see 'vaccine passports' introduced in Ireland?

9 hours ago 109,552 Views 223 Comments

It’s one measure being discussed as society reopens.

Empty venues, held at gunpoint and caught in an 'unruly Roscommon mob' - Joe Frazier's nightmare music tour of Ireland
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

Empty venues, held at gunpoint and caught in an 'unruly Roscommon mob' - Joe Frazier's nightmare music tour of Ireland

10 hours ago 29,287 Views 11 Comments

Months after beating Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier fronted a band that toured 10 venues in Ireland. It could hardly have gone worse.

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number

11 hours ago 18,230 Views 7 Comments

The department does not contact members of the public using the number.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'

11 hours ago 30,183 Views 4 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

12 hours ago 12,366 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

12 hours ago 13,139 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process
# Spruced Up
# Spruced Up

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process

12 hours ago 15,614 Views 13 Comments

Records released to Noteworthy show that the State was warned it is not doing enough to ensure environmental risks from forestry “are a thing of the past”.

Explainer: Why is the UK dithering over whether to use Covid passports, and how does it affect Ireland?
# Digital Green Certificates
# Digital Green Certificates

Explainer: Why is the UK dithering over whether to use Covid passports, and how does it affect Ireland?

13 hours ago 21,293 Views 52 Comments

Covid passports are vaccine passports by a different name, at worst, and at best – a quick ticket back to normality.

Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath

13 hours ago 30,685 Views 5 Comments

Ten locations in Duleek, Trim and Dublin were searched yesterday.

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress
# Whelan In The Years
From The42
# Whelan In The Years

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress

13 hours ago 15,882 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Emily Whelan took her chance against Denmark. Another could come against Belgium this evening.

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout

13 hours ago 20,072 Views 39 Comments

Some in government are concerned that bureaucracy will prevent short-notice additional hires that may be needed later on.

Covid-19 restrictions set to be eased slightly from tomorrow
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions set to be eased slightly from tomorrow

14 hours ago 50,452 Views 49 Comments

People will be able to travel within their own county for non-essential purposes.

'Enough is enough now - I need my passport back': Months of frustration as Passport Office backlog stands at 83,000
# Level 5
# Level 5

'Enough is enough now - I need my passport back': Months of frustration as Passport Office backlog stands at 83,000

20 hours ago 85,679 Views 81 Comments

Applicants who submitted documents as far back as November and December are still waiting to get them back.

Yesterday’s News

Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta
# The Masters
From The42
# The Masters

Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta

Updated 22 hours ago 49,144 Views 17 Comments

Lowry was tied for 20th behind clubhouse leader after three rounds.

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
# No Sugar
# No Sugar

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?

22 hours ago 65,501 Views 20 Comments

You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

Sat 8:00 PM 43,742 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:55 PM 12,225 Views 0 Comments

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

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter

Sat 7:33 PM 55,805 Views 131 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men beat the defending champions to surge into the final four of the Champions Cup.

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing

Sat 7:13 PM 16,913 Views 0 Comments

A man (30s) was arrested on Wednesday in relation to the incident and has since been charged.

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