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Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre

17 minutes ago 2,038 Views 2 Comments

Nathan Harald was on bail att he time of the attack.

Gardaí arrest man over theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company
# Parade
# Parade

Gardaí arrest man over theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company

39 minutes ago 7,314 Views 2 Comments

A lot of the money has been recovered.

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million
# The Banks
# The Banks

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million

42 minutes ago 4,569 Views 12 Comments

The bank says the move will diversify its revenue streams and address gaps in its customer offerings.

Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident
# Ardreigh Lock
# Ardreigh Lock

Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident

Updated 1 hour ago 12,831 Views 6 Comments

A child was rescued from the water and treated at the scene by paramedics on Sunday.

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Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing
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From The42
# Envoi Allen

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing

Updated 1 hour ago 8,611 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has announced it will convene on Friday.

Davy Stockbrokers slapped with €4.1 million fine by the Central Bank of Ireland
# Davy Stockbrokers
# Davy Stockbrokers

Davy Stockbrokers slapped with €4.1 million fine by the Central Bank of Ireland

1 hour ago 6,211 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the fine relates to a transaction involving Anglo Irish Bank bonds and a Maple 10 developer.

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures
# FSAI
# FSAI

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures

1 hour ago 2,621 Views 0 Comments

The FSAI said many unregistered businesses use social media platforms like Facebook to advertise their products.

Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI
# Judgement
# Judgement

Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI

2 hours ago 5,843 Views 0 Comments

The ODCE’s application to appoint more people was objected by former FAI CEO John Delaney.

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions
# High Court
# High Court

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions

3 hours ago 28,796 Views 0 Comments

Last year O’Doherty and Waters sought to challenge legislation including the 2020 Health Preservation and Protection.

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Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert
# ASAI
# ASAI

Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert

3 hours ago 13,237 Views 14 Comments

The ASAI ruled that the advertising should not run in its current format again.

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post

Updated 4 hours ago 58,256 Views 64 Comments

The footage was posted on Twitter last night.

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

5 hours ago 10,498 Views 13 Comments

It comes after the United States released last week a declassified intelligence report which determined that Prince Mohammed approved the 2018 killing.

Man (30s) arrested over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man (30s) arrested over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

5 hours ago 52,978 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested this morning and is being detained at Irishtown Garda Station.

UK holiday park operator used blacklist of common Irish surnames to stop bookings from Traveller families
# Pontins
# Pontins

UK holiday park operator used blacklist of common Irish surnames to stop bookings from Traveller families

5 hours ago 73,688 Views 0 Comments

The list was uploaded to the Pontins intranet under the heading ‘Undesirable Guests’.

A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day
# Feelin' Green
# Feelin' Green

A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day

6 hours ago 10,787 Views 5 Comments

Tourism Ireland today announced details of some of the famous attractions and sites around the world which will go green.

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest

6 hours ago 14,887 Views 26 Comments

The airline described the airport’s decision to renovate its runway as a “crazy plan”.

Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus

6 hours ago 15,616 Views 18 Comments

Last week was Brazil’s deadliest of the pandemic, with 8,244 deaths from the virus.

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
# Yangon
# Yangon

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

7 hours ago 3,989 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Updated 7 hours ago 11,020 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Man (30s) charged over aggravated burglary in Co Kerry
# Tralee
# Tralee

Man (30s) charged over aggravated burglary in Co Kerry

8 hours ago 15,164 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Killarney District Court at 10.30am today.

Poll: Would you like to see Ireland co-host the 2030 World Cup?
# A Nation Holds Its Breath
# A Nation Holds Its Breath

Poll: Would you like to see Ireland co-host the 2030 World Cup?

8 hours ago 34,565 Views 93 Comments

Ireland and the UK are plotting a joint bid, but they’ll face stiff competition.

'You have to take a line' - Stephen Jones on his 'uncompromising' opinions
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'You have to take a line' - Stephen Jones on his 'uncompromising' opinions

8 hours ago 24,744 Views 15 Comments

Stephen Jones, rugby correspondent with The Sunday Times, is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released - governor
# Zamfara
# Zamfara

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released - governor

8 hours ago 5,832 Views 1 Comment

Nigeria has been rocked by four mass abductions of students in less than three months

Motorists urged to take care as heavy fog hits many parts of the country
# Caution
# Caution

Motorists urged to take care as heavy fog hits many parts of the country

8 hours ago 9,313 Views 7 Comments

A Status Yellow fog warning is in place for 11 countties until 10am.

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia spews columns of ash thousands of metres into the sky
# Mount Sinabung
# Mount Sinabung

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia spews columns of ash thousands of metres into the sky

8 hours ago 10,212 Views 4 Comments

No evacuation orders have been issued, but locals are taking no chances.

Twitter to label tweets containing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Twitter to label tweets containing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines

8 hours ago 5,444 Views 11 Comments

Social network will also adopt a strike policy against repeat offenders which could lead to permanent suspension from the platform.

Third woman accuses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of offensive behaviour
# New York
# New York

Third woman accuses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of offensive behaviour

9 hours ago 15,838 Views 21 Comments

The politician earlier acknowledged he had teased people about their personal lives in an attempt to be “playful” and funny.

Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year

9 hours ago 9,087 Views 2 Comments

NPHET has urged people to “stick with this” over the coming weeks and continue adhering to restrictions.

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan

9 hours ago 4,235 Views 0 Comments

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s

9 hours ago 9,843 Views 27 Comments

The results of the study, which analysed both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, was hailed as “extremely good news” yesterday.

WHO advises against the use of anti-Malaria drug to prevent Covid-19 infection
# Hydroxychloroquine
# Hydroxychloroquine

WHO advises against the use of anti-Malaria drug to prevent Covid-19 infection

10 hours ago 11,239 Views 2 Comments

The recommendation comes from a WHO Guideline Development Group, which are a panel of international experts.

FactCheck: Misleading Covid-19 claims in a leaflet made by three political parties
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

FactCheck: Misleading Covid-19 claims in a leaflet made by three political parties

16 hours ago 63,487 Views 17 Comments

The leaflet was produced by Renua, the Irish Freedom Party and Direct Democracy Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Nine in ten people would get a Covid-19 vaccine next week if offered, says CSO report
# Central Statistics Office
# Central Statistics Office

Nine in ten people would get a Covid-19 vaccine next week if offered, says CSO report

17 hours ago 15,444 Views 39 Comments

A total of 1,621 people were surveyed by the CSO as part of the fifth round of surveying for the Social Impact of Covid-19.

FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

17 hours ago 17,656 Views 33 Comments

The FAI could launch a bid to host the tournament with the football associations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Three guns and €115,000 worth of drugs seized by Gardaí after search in Dublin
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Three guns and €115,000 worth of drugs seized by Gardaí after search in Dublin

17 hours ago 35,255 Views 11 Comments

The discovery was made after Gardaí searched two vehicles in Clondalkin at 3:30pm this afternoon.

Gordon Elliott: 'A moment of madness that I am going to have to spend the rest of my life paying for'
# Apology
From The42
# Apology

Gordon Elliott: 'A moment of madness that I am going to have to spend the rest of my life paying for'

17 hours ago 66,679 Views 86 Comments

The trainer has been speaking further about the controversy to The Racing Post today.

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Woman (20s) arrested after multiple Garda cars pursue vehicle from Ballymun to Bray and back
# M50 Chase
# M50 Chase

Woman (20s) arrested after multiple Garda cars pursue vehicle from Ballymun to Bray and back

17 hours ago 115,441 Views 0 Comments

At least 18 Garda cars and the force’s helicopter were involved in this evening’s chase.

Zero Covid would require 2km limit, closed schools and 'months and months' of Level 5 – Donnelly
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

Zero Covid would require 2km limit, closed schools and 'months and months' of Level 5 – Donnelly

18 hours ago 51,344 Views 91 Comments

The health minister said Zero Covid is “just not possible” to achieve.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

19 hours ago 17,554 Views 2 Comments

Bank of Ireland, Banksy and Nicolas Sarkozy made the headlines today.

'The left is pulling together': Dublin TD Paul Murphy has joined People Before Profit
# People Before Profit
# People Before Profit

'The left is pulling together': Dublin TD Paul Murphy has joined People Before Profit

19 hours ago 40,846 Views 90 Comments

Murphy had previously set up the eco-socialist party RISE.

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