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Jeffrey Donaldson set to announce fresh DUP leadership bid
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Jeffrey Donaldson set to announce fresh DUP leadership bid

48 minutes ago 2,954 Views 3 Comments

The Lagan Valley MP is not expected to be challenged following a bruising party leadership last month.

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family
# Dublin
# Dublin

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family

Updated 1 hour ago 17,974 Views 0 Comments

The inquest has been adjourned as the GSOC investigation is ongoing.

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian

2 hours ago 5,283 Views 13 Comments

Kiwi officials made a groundbreaking call on ‘a highly sensitive and complex issue.’

Justice minister promises action on licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality 'if necessary'
# Heather Humphreys
# Heather Humphreys

Justice minister promises action on licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality 'if necessary'

2 hours ago 7,776 Views 36 Comments

Questions have been raised about the legality of selling alcohol to customers in on-street seating.

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal
# Tokyo
From The42
# Tokyo

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal

2 hours ago 2,429 Views 1 Comment

Competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge though.

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old

2 hours ago 16,577 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Murphy is missing from his home in Tallaght since Saturday afternoon.

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?

2 hours ago 17,121 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí warned yesterday that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants.

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar
# Dublin
# Dublin

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar

3 hours ago 17,088 Views 0 Comments

The youth was arrested for handling suspected stolen property.

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain

3 hours ago 33,769 Views 13 Comments

Sheikha Latifa had tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India.

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight

4 hours ago 22,266 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead shortly after midnight.

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
# Pandemic Payments
# Pandemic Payments

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

4 hours ago 11,077 Views 22 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years
# Social Justice Ireland
# Social Justice Ireland

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years

4 hours ago 8,448 Views 15 Comments

The average price of homes bought by institutions also increased dramatically from 2016 to 2019, from €229,627 to €304,811.

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama
# Tropical Depression
# Tropical Depression

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama

5 hours ago 8,636 Views 3 Comments

The deaths occurred amid drenching rains from Tropical Depression Claudette in Alabama and Georgia.

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents

6 hours ago 7,249 Views 0 Comments

There have been a number of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in this city so far this Pride Month.

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine

6 hours ago 14,049 Views 65 Comments

Hesitancy over Covid-19 vaccines has waned, with those “unsure” down 14 points since January.

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open

10 hours ago 32,408 Views 14 Comments

Rahm finished a shot clear of Louis Oosthuizen after a dramatic final day at Torrey Pines.

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands

12 hours ago 16,633 Views 5 Comments

Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day

14 hours ago 46,762 Views 17 Comments

A quiz about dads.

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours
# Cats Get The Cream
From The42
# Cats Get The Cream

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours

15 hours ago 17,061 Views 6 Comments

The old foes contested for the top tier crown at Croke Park.

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants

15 hours ago 39,895 Views 89 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that gardaí will act with ‘discretion’ on the issue.

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought

16 hours ago 46,286 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while renovating a new house with her partner.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

16 hours ago 11,617 Views 0 Comments

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

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin

17 hours ago 34,383 Views 48 Comments

Three men were taken to hospital yesterday.

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Next Stop Tokyo
From The42
# Next Stop Tokyo

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics

17 hours ago 47,322 Views 40 Comments

Ireland beat France 28-19 in the final of the Olympic qualification repechage.

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes

17 hours ago 17,166 Views 8 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation
# Streaming
# Streaming

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation

18 hours ago 23,744 Views 21 Comments

The proposal is expected to be set out in a broadcasting white paper.

Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle
# Carlow Nationalist
# Carlow Nationalist

Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle

19 hours ago 44,677 Views 0 Comments

The Carlow Nationalist failed to show the story was supported by verifiable sources.

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

19 hours ago 17,203 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed
# Housing
# Housing

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed

22 hours ago 21,379 Views 113 Comments

Yesterday the Tánaiste told the Fine Gael Ard Fhéis that he was setting a target of 70% home-ownership.

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

23 hours ago 56,532 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister
# Chris Hazzard
# Chris Hazzard

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister

23 hours ago 24,612 Views 38 Comments

MP Chris Hazzard has said Sinn Féin will have ‘no demands’ other than a commitment to agreements already made.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

Updated Sun 11:30 AM 49,613 Views 39 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll

Sun 11:25 AM 32,221 Views 151 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

Sun 10:46 AM 34,758 Views 69 Comments

Today is Father’s Day but does it matter to you?

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
# Covid19
# Covid19

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns

Sun 10:04 AM 28,031 Views 26 Comments

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names
# Making Their Mark
From The42
# Making Their Mark

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names

Sun 10:03 AM 33,067 Views 2 Comments

The original Tom Markham risked his life for Irish freedom before his work as a GAA activist resulted in the All-Ireland MFC trophy being named in his honour. A century on, his great-grandson is brokering major deals in English football.

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

Sun 9:47 AM 17,688 Views 9 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective

Sun 9:00 AM 16,546 Views 4 Comments

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

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