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HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as staff are told to 'protect urgent care'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as staff are told to 'protect urgent care'

Updated 25 minutes ago 26,500 Views 46 Comments
  • Hackers have reportedly demanded millions of euro from the HSE, but the exact figure has not been confirmed
  • Staff have been advised to prioritise patient safety and "protect unscheduled and urgent care"
  • Dr Colm Henry said the "duration of the attack and time to recovery is currently unknown"
18-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish 200m record
# Teenage Kicks
From The42
# Teenage Kicks

18-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish 200m record

57 minutes ago 8,305 Views 6 Comments

The talented Dubliner bettered Phil Healy’s time at the Big 12 Championships in Manhattan last night.

Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England
# Lancashire
# Lancashire

Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England

Updated 1 hour ago 11,538 Views 1 Comment

Four other people were injured in the serious incident.

Israeli airstrikes kill dozens in Gaza in deadliest attack of latest violence
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli airstrikes kill dozens in Gaza in deadliest attack of latest violence

1 hour ago 7,823 Views 35 Comments

The region’s health ministry rescuers are racing to pull survivors from the rubble.

Spotlight

Stolen wheels: Cyclists and their bikes are targets across Ireland

Investigations by The Journal and Noteworthy show how the pandemic has led to an increase in violent thefts and anti-social behaviour.
The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection
# Short Story
# Short Story

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection

2 hours ago 1,935 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.

Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him
# We Meet Again
From The42
# We Meet Again

Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him

2 hours ago 12,284 Views 2 Comments

Barnsley have finally recovered from losing their talismanic captain to Aston Villa in 2017.

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision this week?

2 hours ago 11,871 Views 26 Comments

What’s Another Year?

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?

3 hours ago 11,021 Views 0 Comments

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

'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour

3 hours ago 31,262 Views 44 Comments
DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Glamour in the south Dublin hills: LA-style luxury residence for €2.85m
‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’
# Clare Shine
From The42
# Clare Shine

‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’

4 hours ago 24,332 Views 4 Comments

As Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 comes to a close, Clare Shine opens up further on her ongoing battle.

Pressure on FF's hopeful future leader O’Callaghan to deliver decent vote in Dublin Bay South
# Litmus Test
# Litmus Test

Pressure on FF's hopeful future leader O’Callaghan to deliver decent vote in Dublin Bay South

4 hours ago 15,551 Views 22 Comments

Questions could be asked as to whether O’Callaghan is the right man for the job if the party performs poorly.

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
# My Housing Story
# My Housing Story

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

12 hours ago 41,764 Views 69 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?

14 hours ago 34,687 Views 18 Comments

Is that you?

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork

14 hours ago 21,420 Views 30 Comments

Semple Stadium hosted this evening’s game.

Man (20) dies in workplace accident in Dublin Port this afternoon
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Man (20) dies in workplace accident in Dublin Port this afternoon

14 hours ago 51,097 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident, which took place at a shipping premises, at approximately 3:30pm.

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest

16 hours ago 26,564 Views 51 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

16 hours ago 11,310 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea

16 hours ago 27,028 Views 44 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes were contesting their first FA Cup final since 1969.

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today
# Palestine Protests
# Palestine Protests

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today

Updated 16 hours ago 32,761 Views 85 Comments

Protestors gathered at the Spire on O’Connell’s street earlier this afternoon before marching to the Israeli embassy.

Opinion: Radon kills thousands in Ireland but the gas is completely preventable
# Radon Aware
# Radon Aware

Opinion: Radon kills thousands in Ireland but the gas is completely preventable

17 hours ago 33,808 Views 21 Comments

EcoEye producer Marcus Stewart explains how some straightforward policy moves can bring deaths from the radioactive gas under control.

Five countries removed from Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Five countries removed from Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list

18 hours ago 79,863 Views 40 Comments

All travellers into Ireland must have a negative pre-flight Covid-19 test.

Sensational Clifford grabs 3-6 in Kerry's 22-point trimming of Galway
# Masterclass
From The42
# Masterclass

Sensational Clifford grabs 3-6 in Kerry's 22-point trimming of Galway

18 hours ago 40,168 Views 29 Comments

The Fossa man completed his hat-trick with a glorious soccer-style dummy and finish.

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system

Updated 19 hours ago 93,855 Views 96 Comments
  • The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues as normal, but daily case numbers are not available
  • Thousands more appointments could be cancelled next week
  • A ransom has been sought but will not be paid
Man arrested for hitting garda after large party is broken up at Oliver Bond flats
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested for hitting garda after large party is broken up at Oliver Bond flats

19 hours ago 42,604 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old man was arrested after hitting a garda while officers broke up the party last night.

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated 20 hours ago 27,152 Views 19 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict

22 hours ago 8,813 Views 32 Comments

Carmel Quinn spoke about her experience after the massacre took place and the 50 years it took for families to be vindicated.

Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday
# Arson Attack
# Arson Attack

Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday

23 hours ago 13,880 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí received reports that a business nearby Browns Quay in Limerick City was on fire at 5:30am yesterday morning

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends
# Debenhams
# Debenhams

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends

23 hours ago 30,774 Views 44 Comments

The retail firm collapsed amid the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries
# Travel
# Travel

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries

Sat 11:40 AM 45,129 Views 38 Comments

Travellers from European Union countries with coronavirus rates below 500 cases per 100,000 residents can visit Portugal from Monday.

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time

Sat 10:58 AM 19,508 Views 37 Comments

A rover will join an American craft which arrived at the red planet in February.

The team that came from nowhere to create a Midlands fairy tale
# Hardy Buccs
From The42
# Hardy Buccs

The team that came from nowhere to create a Midlands fairy tale

Sat 10:00 AM 45,070 Views 11 Comments

In the 1990s an unlikely union between two towns lifted Buccaneers from the third tier of Irish rugby to the top. Their story was a classic tale of success against the odds.

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
# Peace
# Peace

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

Sat 9:30 AM 8,954 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?

Sat 9:01 AM 45,678 Views 86 Comments

China is currently Ireland’s largest trading partner in Asia.

From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story

Sat 8:00 AM 32,705 Views 2 Comments

Eoin Doyle on Bolton’s unlikely triumph and becoming the first player at the club since Michael Ricketts to score 19 goals in a season.

Two men injured after car veers off road in serious Wexford crash
# New Ross
# New Ross

Two men injured after car veers off road in serious Wexford crash

Sat 7:56 AM 32,943 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

What next? Summer reopening plans to see holidays to the UK back on and live events trialled
# Summer Plans
# Summer Plans

What next? Summer reopening plans to see holidays to the UK back on and live events trialled

Sat 7:00 AM 28,142 Views 26 Comments

Outdoor dining, trialled live events and cinema reopening set for June.

'I couldn't look at a hurl, it was gone that bad' - return of a four-time All-Ireland winner
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

'I couldn't look at a hurl, it was gone that bad' - return of a four-time All-Ireland winner

Sat 7:00 AM 25,867 Views 6 Comments

Katrina Parrock is back with the Wexford camogie team after a five-year break.

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