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Today’s News

Vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers over 5,000 times since Clancy Amendment enacted

The Clancy Amendment was introduced following a campaign from Noel Clancy, whose wife and daughter were killed in a road accident.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Who played these characters in famous films?

These characters often steal scenes from the headline stars, but do you know their names?

From The42 Dundalk put 11 past Athlone in record-breaking FAI Cup hammering Battering

Dundalk put 11 past Athlone in record-breaking FAI Cup hammering

Dundalk will meet Shamrock Rovers in next week’s Cup final after a farcically one-sided semi-final.

Meat plant inspections find lack of social distancing, ill-fitted masks, and asbestos

Inspections of meat processing plants by the Health and Safety Authority have raised a range of concerns.

Opinion: What is crisis fatigue and have we reached that point?

Dr Philip Kieran addresses the issue of crisis fatigue and offers some helpful ways to counteract it.


Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs

The seizure was made at a residential property in Ballymun.

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office

The footballer was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony.


Man charged after three deaths in South Dublin last month

The man, 30s, is due to appear before the Dún Laoghaire District Court tomorrow morning.

From The42 Limerick hold off Galway comeback in All-Ireland semi-final battle to set up clash with Waterford Final Bound

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 299 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said that a Covid-19 vaccine should be available in Ireland “quite soon”.

Trump says he will not 'change mind' on election fraud claims

Trump has continued to claim that the election was “rigged”.

South William Street access temporarily restricted after large group gatherings

Gardaí dispersed large crowds gathered on South William Street yesterday evening.


Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death

David Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.

From The42 Farrell's lifeless Ireland worryingly poor in Autumn Nations Cup win over Georgia Problems

Farrell's lifeless Ireland worryingly poor in Autumn Nations Cup win over Georgia

The home side only managed to score three points in a dire second-half showing.

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ is getting a new home

A global animal welfare group has led the charge to save Kaavan since 2016.

UK Culture Secretary to write to Netflix amid fears The Crown could damage the image of British royals

Oliver Dowden feels Netflix should put a ‘health warning’ before each episode of the series.

Gardaí investigate after discovery of suspected shebeen with alcohol and games at Kerry property

The search was carried out at around 8pm last night in Causeway.

Three deaths and 351 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The total number of cases in the North now stands at 52,175.

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine by December 'unlikely'

Stephen Donnelly has said that a vaccine will likely be available in Ireland early in 2021.

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

Fishing rights still ‘bone of contention’ in Brexit trade talks

Dominic Raab has said that this could be the last week of “substantive” negotiations.

NASA shares special message with Adam from the Toy Show

Adam, whose wish is to work with NASA when he’s older, appeared on the Late Late Toy Show on Friday night.

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

Two men (20s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

The seizure was made after gardaí stopped a vehicle in Clondalkin yesterday evening.

Poll: Who is the greatest movie villain of all time? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is the greatest movie villain of all time?

Who was the most villainous of all?

From The42 ‘My first contract was for £32,000 – I’d have made more in McDonald’s’ Cult Hero

‘My first contract was for £32,000 – I’d have made more in McDonald’s’

Becoming a professional rugby player was meant to be David Corkery’s dream job. Instead it left his body ‘a car crash’ at 27.

Mysterious metal monolith discovered in US desert disappears

The object of unknown origin appeared in Utah earlier this month.

Sitdown Sunday: Meet Adriene, the queen of pandemic yoga

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Why are headless seals washing up on Irish beaches?

Recent discoveries have prompted suspicion from members of the public and environmental groups.

Sinn Féin close gap on Fine Gael with highest-ever result in opinion poll

Support for the party at its highest ever level in the Business Post poll.

The ex-Limerick hurler, the Man City physio and their club-mates in charge of Galway

Shane O’Neill has been an influential figure in Limerick hurling but is in the opposing camp today.

Two more journalists in Northern Ireland warned of threats against them by loyalist paramilitaries

The South East Antrim UDA is being linked to the latest series of threats.

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

Ireland beware? No, only shock involving Georgia was when Biden beat Trump

Ireland are light years ahead of Georgia but today’s game gives an opportunity for the support-cast to stake a claim for permanent inclusion in Andy Farrell’s side.

Victorian-style mansion with a luxury interior and private woodland walks for €1.35m

Health Minister criticised by union for not adhering to official recommendation on law to close meat plants

The National Outbreak Control Team urged the Minister for Health to enact the law in July.

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