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Today’s News

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

5 minutes ago 487 Views 0 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

Nuclear deal discussed as Coveney meets with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

Nuclear deal discussed as Coveney meets with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Updated 19 minutes ago 17,586 Views 29 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney will also meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bin at auction
# Blockchain Technology
# Blockchain Technology

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bin at auction

26 minutes ago 4,030 Views 5 Comments

“just setting up my twttr,” Jack Dorsey tweeted on 21 March 2006.

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law
# Travel
# Travel

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law

1 hour ago 43,558 Views 73 Comments

The law was passed in the Dáil and Seanad.

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Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears

1 hour ago 12,351 Views 24 Comments

Amid vaccine optimism, Biden’s tone of caution is not mirrored by the actions of a number of state governors, writes Larry Donnelly.

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story

1 hour ago 13,027 Views 7 Comments

Darragh Fanning went from selling gym equipment to getting called up by Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in a whirlwind year.

Switzerland goes to polls to decide whether to ban full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland goes to polls to decide whether to ban full facial coverings in public places

1 hour ago 5,984 Views 0 Comments

Polls indicate a slim majority supports the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

Four men arrested after woman and man injured in shooting incident in Dublin
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

Four men arrested after woman and man injured in shooting incident in Dublin

2 hours ago 15,062 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin shortly after 1pm yesterday.

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

2 hours ago 10,664 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?

2 hours ago 14,682 Views 37 Comments

Today marks four weeks from Easter Sunday.

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'

3 hours ago 13,090 Views 1 Comment

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

3 hours ago 6,613 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation

3 hours ago 8,736 Views 17 Comments

Joe Galvin outlines how far-right groups are capitalising on current frustrations around Covid restrictions.

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour

3 hours ago 4,900 Views 4 Comments

The pontiff was due to celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of his visit.

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others

4 hours ago 12,169 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford reflects on the many individuals and circumstances that have influenced his coaching style.

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'

4 hours ago 16,081 Views 51 Comments

Whitehall has extended a series of ‘grace periods’ designed to ease trade between Northern Ireland and Britain.

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge

Updated 4 hours ago 42,703 Views 0 Comments

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Ulster coach left bemused and angry after red card ruins Pro14 dream
# Murphy's Law
From The42
# Murphy's Law

Ulster coach left bemused and angry after red card ruins Pro14 dream

4 hours ago 26,539 Views 37 Comments

Ulster’s Andrew Warwick was dismissed in last night’s 38-19 defeat to Leinster – a defeat that ends their chances of making the final.

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary
# Collision
# Collision

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary

5 hours ago 16,200 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened on the R497 in Reiska, Kilcommon yesterday at around 2.10pm.

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist

5 hours ago 11,102 Views 6 Comments

“My perception is that there is an increasing reluctance to tend for smears because they just feel there’s relatively little point,” Dr Charles Gillham told TheJournal.ie.

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine

12 hours ago 42,826 Views 35 Comments

The vaccine is expected to get the green light from the EU regulator on Thursday.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

14 hours ago 54,943 Views 38 Comments

Care for a Coke?

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster

14 hours ago 31,750 Views 125 Comments

The game ended 38-19 for Leo Cullen’s side as Ulster finished with 14 men following Andrew Warwick’s dismissal.

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland
# Tenducci
# Tenducci

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland

16 hours ago 40,477 Views 16 Comments

The story of Fernando Tenducci is told through a new CD of songs he would have sung back in the 18th century.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

16 hours ago 14,311 Views 0 Comments

A quick round-up of what made the headlines today.

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final
# Born Torun
From The42
# Born Torun

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final

16 hours ago 26,984 Views 22 Comments

The Cork superstar was fourth in the 400m final, clocking a time of 51.94.

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill
# Senate
# Senate

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill

Updated 17 hours ago 27,911 Views 42 Comments

The 1.9 trillion dollar package was approved by a 50-49 vote along party lines.

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City
# Protest
# Protest

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City

Updated 17 hours ago 143,606 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Garda checkpoints were set up around Cork City.

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare
# Athy
# Athy

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare

17 hours ago 44,599 Views 17 Comments

Declan Reid had been missing since he and his son got into difficulty at Ardreigh Lock outside Athy on Sunday.

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

18 hours ago 30,151 Views 11 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 75,716 Views 115 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin

Updated 18 hours ago 132,729 Views 48 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin.

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

19 hours ago 12,055 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

Judges vote to adopt new guidelines to reduce personal injury awards
# Judicial Council
# Judicial Council

Judges vote to adopt new guidelines to reduce personal injury awards

19 hours ago 21,717 Views 26 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will bring proposals to Cabinet on Tuesday on how to implement the guidelines.

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months

19 hours ago 57,417 Views 33 Comments

Foster will take over the licence at Cullentra Stables.

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated 22 hours ago 51,040 Views 89 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship

22 hours ago 27,548 Views 39 Comments

The artist says her song has been misinterpreted and is about an abusive relationship between two lovers.

Davy stockbrokers' CEO resigns amid bond deal fine
# Executive Action
# Executive Action

Davy stockbrokers' CEO resigns amid bond deal fine

22 hours ago 31,809 Views 0 Comments

Davy’s deputy chairman Kyran McLaughlin and head of bonds Barry Nangle also resigned this morning.

Mainly dry weekend ahead of 'very disturbed weather' next week
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Mainly dry weekend ahead of 'very disturbed weather' next week

23 hours ago 40,035 Views 21 Comments

Today will be cool but dry across the country with spells of sunshine

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