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Top two inches: How Billy Holland set out on his path into Munster's record books
# Measure Of The Man
From The42
# Measure Of The Man

Top two inches: How Billy Holland set out on his path into Munster's record books

14 minutes ago 629 Views 0 Comments

There are plenty of locks bigger than Billy Holland about, but few have left such a footprint on rugby in Munster.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Trailer Watch
# Trailer Watch

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

14 minutes ago 1,294 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years

29 minutes ago 3,090 Views 6 Comments

Kevin Bronson pleaded guilty to robbery at Centra, Old Bawn Shopping Centre, Tallaght.

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making
# Football
# Football

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making

44 minutes ago 1,844 Views 3 Comments

UCC’s Dr Seán Ó Conaill looks back on an extraordinary week for international football.

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian
# KPMG
# KPMG

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian

59 minutes ago 3,273 Views 1 Comment

The group, the court heard had accumulated debts of US$5.2Bn.

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders
# Leaders Summit
# Leaders Summit

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders

1 hour ago 1,684 Views 6 Comments

Biden has doubled US ambitions on slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?
# Global Record
# Global Record

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?

2 hours ago 11,811 Views 12 Comments

The country has confirmed 15.9 million cases of infection, the second highest after the United States, and 184,657 deaths.

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
# Covid19
# Covid19

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

2 hours ago 3,459 Views 3 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65

2 hours ago 19,517 Views 10 Comments

The Scottish band enjoyed huge success in the 1970s.

Coronavirus: Ten deaths across last four months and 617 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Ten deaths across last four months and 617 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 95,629 Views 153 Comments

The latest figures were reported this evening.

Dublin and Kerry footballers to meet again in Thurles as fixtures released for National Leagues
# Trip 2 Tipp
From The42
# Trip 2 Tipp

Dublin and Kerry footballers to meet again in Thurles as fixtures released for National Leagues

3 hours ago 10,683 Views 16 Comments

The All-Ireland champions and The Kingdom will reunite at Semple Stadium 20 years on from a famous clash.

No medical students have been hired as vaccinators, despite Minister saying they were giving jabs at vaccine centres
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

No medical students have been hired as vaccinators, despite Minister saying they were giving jabs at vaccine centres

3 hours ago 12,643 Views 11 Comments

The health minister said last month that he had met students administering vaccines.

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

3 hours ago 3,365 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Approximately 70 cases' identified in Covid-19 outbreak at Intel construction site
# Leixlip
# Leixlip

'Approximately 70 cases' identified in Covid-19 outbreak at Intel construction site

3 hours ago 29,039 Views 20 Comments

A spokesperson for the company says it is “a fluid situation”.

New 'sweeper' boat to collect rubbish and plastic from the River Liffey four days a week
# Liffey Sweeper
# Liffey Sweeper

New 'sweeper' boat to collect rubbish and plastic from the River Liffey four days a week

4 hours ago 21,622 Views 35 Comments

The Liffey Sweeper will remove litter from the upper part of the river.

'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct
# Cork
# Cork

'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct

Updated 4 hours ago 11,899 Views 24 Comments

Survivors have criticised plans to build apartments at the site of a former mother and baby institution.

Varadkar says it's 'extraordinary' under 35s are experiencing their second recession in their adult life
# Out Of Work
# Out Of Work

Varadkar says it's 'extraordinary' under 35s are experiencing their second recession in their adult life

5 hours ago 30,650 Views 58 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Riordán said the country can’t afford to lose another generation.

Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food
# Stars And Their Fries
# Stars And Their Fries

Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food

5 hours ago 11,056 Views 35 Comments

The finding was part of a study carried out on behalf of the Irish Heart Foundation.

No Johnson & Johnson vaccine decision until next week but Donnelly 'hopes' for all clear
# Single-shot Jab
# Single-shot Jab

No Johnson & Johnson vaccine decision until next week but Donnelly 'hopes' for all clear

5 hours ago 12,584 Views 40 Comments
  • Minister echoes Tánaiste's hopes that vaccine can be used for all adult age groups
  • Single-dose J&J vaccine seen as key to Ireland's vaccine effort
  • Advice on travel from India expected this week due to variant concern
  • Housebound vaccinations may also be carried out by GPs and pharmacists
State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland
# Annual Investment
From The42
# Annual Investment

State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland

5 hours ago 4,241 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the GAA has been granted €2.4 million while €2.25 million has gone to the IRFU.

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house
# Cork
# Cork

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house

6 hours ago 38,231 Views 27 Comments

Denis O’Connor was described as ‘cruel’ in court today.

Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang
# CAB
# CAB

Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang

6 hours ago 39,111 Views 0 Comments

Operation Tarmac began in 2016 and ended today with the seizure of the home.

Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site
# Dublin
# Dublin

Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site

7 hours ago 13,643 Views 12 Comments

Dublin City Council tried to have the site listed as vacant.

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male
# Child Rescue Alert
# Child Rescue Alert

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male

Updated 7 hours ago 176,234 Views 0 Comments
  • Gardaí are seriously concerned about the welfare of 14-year-old Svetlana Murphy.
  • She's believed to be in the company of Nojus Maculevicius (18) and went missing from her home in Louth on Monday.
  • Information is being sought on a car - a grey-silver Hyundai Veloster with registration number 132 D 13518.
Noteworthy investigations expose environmental issues and analyse far-right activity
# Busy Investigating
# Busy Investigating

Noteworthy investigations expose environmental issues and analyse far-right activity

7 hours ago 4,728 Views 8 Comments

The investigative platform completed five projects so far this year, thanks to your contributions.

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them
# Online Activity
# Online Activity

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them

7 hours ago 14,083 Views 80 Comments

McDonald was speaking about her party’s data collection practices amid questions from the Data Protection Commission.

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers
# Rebels
From The42
# Rebels

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers

Updated 8 hours ago 20,481 Views 39 Comments

United’s owners have come under renewed criticism following the failed European Super League.

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks

8 hours ago 15,850 Views 19 Comments

Eight sports facilities and City Hall will open on a ‘toilets only’ basis with 13 libraries also opening.

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes

9 hours ago 18,408 Views 69 Comments

Pitting first-time buyers against cuckoo funds is a recipe for disaster, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: What is the future of work after Covid-19?

9 hours ago 3,840 Views 2 Comments

In this discussion journalists Christine Bohan, Sean Murray and Adam Daly answer your questions and explore their research into the future of work.

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests
# Stardust
# Stardust

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests

10 hours ago 4,056 Views 6 Comments

Solicitor Darragh Mackin and Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan have written to Minister for Justice Helen McEntee on the issue.

Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland, do you wear sunscreen?
# Splitting The Stones
# Splitting The Stones

Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland, do you wear sunscreen?

10 hours ago 27,379 Views 67 Comments

Met Éireann have forecasted a very nice day with 17 degrees in some parts of the country.

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
# Moscow
# Moscow

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison

10 hours ago 7,662 Views 14 Comments

Many were arrested before the protests even began.

It'll be another dry day with highs of 17 degrees
# Forecast
# Forecast

It'll be another dry day with highs of 17 degrees

11 hours ago 11,677 Views 4 Comments

It will be warmest in the west of the country.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Updated 11 hours ago 9,013 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

NIAC to meet to discuss advice on Johnson & Johnson vaccine as hospital numbers remain stable
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NIAC to meet to discuss advice on Johnson & Johnson vaccine as hospital numbers remain stable

11 hours ago 10,707 Views 18 Comments

The single-shot vaccine is seen as crucial to Ireland’s rollout.

O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024

11 hours ago 12,163 Views 41 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland out-half will lead the Top 14 club form next season onwards.

Missing Indonesian submarine with 53 people on board may have sunk too deep to reach
# KRI Nanggala 402
# KRI Nanggala 402

Missing Indonesian submarine with 53 people on board may have sunk too deep to reach

11 hours ago 24,162 Views 11 Comments

The KRI Nanggala 402 was participating in a training exercise when it missed a scheduled reporting call.

Man goes on trial in Spain for killing and eating his mother
# Madrid
# Madrid

Man goes on trial in Spain for killing and eating his mother

12 hours ago 40,522 Views 0 Comments

The suspect faces a 15-year sentence.

Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying
# Bomb Attack
# Bomb Attack

Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying

12 hours ago 8,755 Views 2 Comments

The motive behind the attack in Quetta is as yet unclear.

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