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Today’s News

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community

17 minutes ago 1,647 Views 5 Comments

As part of an emotional ceremony at Auckland Town Hall, PM Jacinda Ardern was covered in a large white mat and then embraced.

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win
# Tokyo2020
# Tokyo2020

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win

1 hour ago 10,153 Views 15 Comments

The Belfast boxer was forced to withdraw from the semi-final of the men’s welterweight competition due to injury.

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated 1 hour ago 20,530 Views 20 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo

1 hour ago 21,454 Views 7 Comments

The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street yesterday.

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Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland
# Overnight
From The42
# Overnight

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland

Updated 1 hour ago 48,419 Views 23 Comments

Catch up on what you missed overnight in Tokyo.

Man dies following crash between car and two motorcycles in Dublin
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Man dies following crash between car and two motorcycles in Dublin

2 hours ago 15,665 Views 1 Comment

The three-vehicle collision happened last night on the Finglas Road, Glasnevin.

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet

2 hours ago 10,111 Views 1 Comment

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

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
# France
# France

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris

3 hours ago 10,873 Views 27 Comments

French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win

Updated 3 hours ago 31,658 Views 2 Comments

Former Kildare forward Tadhg Fennin looks back at the 2000 Leinster final and replay against Dublin.

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

4 hours ago 10,852 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

11 hours ago 19,923 Views 21 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.

Yesterday’s News

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

11 hours ago 52,651 Views 47 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

13 hours ago 37,188 Views 27 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny
# Rebel Revival
From The42
# Rebel Revival

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny

14 hours ago 29,946 Views 51 Comments

Cork ran out eight-point victors in Semple Stadium.

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

15 hours ago 21,883 Views 96 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

15 hours ago 19,216 Views 4 Comments

Covid vaccine walk-in centres, mandatory hotel quarantine and wildfires in Turkey made the headlines.

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated 15 hours ago 112,704 Views 131 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures

16 hours ago 25,234 Views 21 Comments

The WHO has urged countries to contain the Delta variant.

Tyrone survive stirring Monaghan fightback to land first Ulster title in 4 years
# Red Hands
From The42
# Red Hands

Tyrone survive stirring Monaghan fightback to land first Ulster title in 4 years

17 hours ago 17,695 Views 4 Comments

It was the first Ulster final to take place in Croke Park since 2006.

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Travel
# Travel

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

18 hours ago 15,147 Views 10 Comments

Kuwait has been removed from the list of designated states with effect from today.

Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

18 hours ago 22,844 Views 3 Comments

Fires across Turkey since Wednesday have burned down forests, encroaching on villages and tourist destinations.

As it happened: South Africa v British and Irish Lions, second Test From The42
Live 19 hours ago

As it happened: South Africa v British and Irish Lions, second Test

Coronavirus: 1,427 new cases confirmed, as Ireland reaches 300,000 case milestone
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,427 new cases confirmed, as Ireland reaches 300,000 case milestone

19 hours ago 61,543 Views 106 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem
# Public Screening
# Public Screening

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem

19 hours ago 13,351 Views 33 Comments

Police are investigating Olympic Games fans who booed China’s national anthem during a public screening at a shopping centre.

Waterford claim first senior championship win over Tipperary in 13 years after pulsating finish
# Déise Delight
From The42
# Déise Delight

Waterford claim first senior championship win over Tipperary in 13 years after pulsating finish

20 hours ago 34,683 Views 34 Comments

Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosted today’s game.

Mostly dry and warm this Bank Holiday weekend but showers to return by midweek
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Mostly dry and warm this Bank Holiday weekend but showers to return by midweek

20 hours ago 11,236 Views 5 Comments

Maximum temperatures today and tomorrow will be between 15 and 21 degrees.

Public advised not to swim at popular Dublin spot due to e-coli levels
# Seapoint
# Seapoint

Public advised not to swim at popular Dublin spot due to e-coli levels

21 hours ago 36,993 Views 12 Comments

The advisory notice will be in place for five days.

Consular assistance being provided to family after Irish man drowns in Spain
# San Sebastian
# San Sebastian

Consular assistance being provided to family after Irish man drowns in Spain

Sat 11:07 AM 54,221 Views 5 Comments

The man’s body was recovered from the water at Zurriola beach early on Friday.

Poll: Should motorway speed limits be cut when it rains?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should motorway speed limits be cut when it rains?

Sat 10:27 AM 50,818 Views 99 Comments

Most drivers in the UK want a lower motorway speed limit in wet weather.

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key

Sat 9:38 AM 36,689 Views 15 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.

Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Water Safety in Ireland: 'Our initial reaction is to gasp, don't use up that energy'

Sat 9:30 AM 17,515 Views 3 Comments

The RNLI and the Department of Transport are appealing for people to be conscious of water safety this weekend.

Australia's third-largest city enters snap lockdown as WHO sounds alarm on Delta
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Australia's third-largest city enters snap lockdown as WHO sounds alarm on Delta

Sat 8:53 AM 39,370 Views 39 Comments

Worldwide, coronavirus infections are once again on the upswing.

The Explainer: What has sparked rare protests in Cuba?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What has sparked rare protests in Cuba?

Sat 8:45 AM 8,203 Views 11 Comments

Ruaridh Nicoll, a journalist based in Havana, joins us for this week’s episode.

Hunger will rise in 23 global hotspots in next three months, warns UN
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

Hunger will rise in 23 global hotspots in next three months, warns UN

Sat 7:56 AM 13,827 Views 16 Comments

A catastrophic situation has been predicted in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region, southern Madagascar, Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria.

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy and Lowry keep themselves right in medal picture
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy and Lowry keep themselves right in medal picture

Sat 7:42 AM 67,730 Views 13 Comments

Here’s what you missed while you were sleeping…

Youth Council urges employers not to create barriers for workers who want to get vaccinated
# The Vaccines
# The Vaccines

Youth Council urges employers not to create barriers for workers who want to get vaccinated

Sat 7:30 AM 10,696 Views 7 Comments

Workers have reported facing some obstacles in attending appointments during their work shift.

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series

Sat 6:55 AM 23,764 Views 15 Comments

The kicking and set-piece contests will be crucial again this evening.

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