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Mona McSharry eighth in 100m Breaststroke final after incredible Olympic run
# Sligo's Finest
From The42
# Sligo's Finest

Mona McSharry eighth in 100m Breaststroke final after incredible Olympic run

1 hour ago 2,874 Views 2 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years

5 hours ago 13,853 Views 35 Comments
  • The horse was taken from its owner and housed by the charity after the allegations
  • One vet said he had not seen anything like the damage sustained by the horse in his 25 years

Yesterday’s News

Pensioner acquitted of possession of cannabis for sale or supply after plants grow too big
# Frisian Dew
# Frisian Dew

Pensioner acquitted of possession of cannabis for sale or supply after plants grow too big

6 hours ago 17,825 Views 32 Comments

“Is this Breaking Bad meets Golden Girls?” the defence for Evelyn Corrigan asked.

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases
# Travel
# Travel

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases

Updated 6 hours ago 22,796 Views 13 Comments

“We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial
# Trial
# Trial

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial

6 hours ago 11,055 Views 0 Comments

The jury also heard from the expert witness that the blunt force injuries were caused by hands, fists or feet.

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West
# United States
# United States

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West

6 hours ago 3,988 Views 2 Comments

The blaze had already levelled at least 16 houses and other structures

Former Christian Brother jailed for sexual abuse of four boys in the 1970s
# WESTLAND ROW CBS
# WESTLAND ROW CBS

Former Christian Brother jailed for sexual abuse of four boys in the 1970s

7 hours ago 12,178 Views 7 Comments

Jack Manning pleaded guilty to nine counts of indecently assaulting four of his pupils aged six to eight.

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come
# Player Watch
From The42
# Player Watch

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come

7 hours ago 10,940 Views 11 Comments

Matthew Ruane typified Mayo’s energy in the second period of yesterday’s Connacht SFC final.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

8 hours ago 8,851 Views 1 Comment

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney
# Ah For
From The42
# Ah For

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney

8 hours ago 29,470 Views 11 Comments

The 20-year-old will miss three World Cup qualifiers in September as well as the start of crisis-club Derby’s season.

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow

9 hours ago 39,142 Views 86 Comments

The health minister announced the news today.

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out
# High Court
# High Court

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out

9 hours ago 27,891 Views 0 Comments

The judge said he will deal with an application from Scallon for the costs of the strike out application to be paid by TV3 at a later date.

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes
# High Court
# High Court

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes

10 hours ago 12,512 Views 11 Comments

Most of the applicants had a relative who is recorded as having died from covid19 while in a care home in Ireland.

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations

10 hours ago 6,128 Views 7 Comments

The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
# Ciaran Cannon
# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

11 hours ago 36,673 Views 134 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

11 hours ago 12,352 Views 12 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

11 hours ago 67,609 Views 111 Comments

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

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

11 hours ago 21,939 Views 12 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka

12 hours ago 22,239 Views 0 Comments

An inspector said the firm discharged 5,000 times the limit of glyphosate that should be in groundwater.

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

12 hours ago 40,463 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident
# Scrap
From The42
# Scrap

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident

12 hours ago 51,276 Views 16 Comments

Mayo and Galway players clashed as they left the field at half-time yesterday.

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

12 hours ago 21,909 Views 61 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

12 hours ago 15,715 Views 96 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
# Violence
# Violence

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

13 hours ago 14,913 Views 6 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021

14 hours ago 6,691 Views 9 Comments

Garda figures showed 82% of deaths occurred on rural roads with a speed limit of 80kmh or higher.

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue

14 hours ago 57,455 Views 27 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby is strongly suspected of having set up a fake profile.

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

14 hours ago 39,724 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment

14 hours ago 19,877 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned
# Education
# Education

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned

15 hours ago 14,446 Views 21 Comments

Norma Foley will bring a school reopening plan to Cabinet tomorrow.

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'

15 hours ago 28,525 Views 0 Comments

A man was conned out of the cash on a dating website.

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated 16 hours ago 47,300 Views 7 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
From The42
# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

16 hours ago 36,323 Views 11 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning
# Cloudy
# Cloudy

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning

Updated 17 hours ago 74,182 Views 55 Comments

It will be less warm today than in recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

17 hours ago 26,986 Views 72 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
# Rollercoaster
# Rollercoaster

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

18 hours ago 30,221 Views 34 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45
# Shane Parrish
# Shane Parrish

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45

18 hours ago 81,463 Views 13 Comments

Brummer’s body was discovered at his home in Sydney on Saturday.

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well

Updated 19 hours ago 64,994 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

19 hours ago 7,658 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

19 hours ago 15,338 Views 26 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

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