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On his last full day in office, Donald Trump will mull over pardons - but isn't expected to pardon himself
# Season Finale
# Season Finale

On his last full day in office, Donald Trump will mull over pardons - but isn't expected to pardon himself

4 minutes ago 515 Views 0 Comments

If Trump pardoned himself, that would likely harden anger among previously supportive Republicans in the Senate, which will soon start an impeachment trial.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Updated 27 minutes ago 5,322 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Cabinet to consider plan for GPs and pharmacists to vaccinate 1.5 million people
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Cabinet to consider plan for GPs and pharmacists to vaccinate 1.5 million people

57 minutes ago 7,688 Views 38 Comments

The Cabinet will meet today to discuss the plan.

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

1 hour ago 10,052 Views 5 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

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Special education return to school 'in jeopardy' as teachers' concerns remain
# Department Of Education
# Department Of Education

Special education return to school 'in jeopardy' as teachers' concerns remain

1 hour ago 9,893 Views 28 Comments

A webinar for teachers was held yesterday where “vitriolic” comments were left about public health experts’ assertion that schools are safe.

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement

1 hour ago 14,360 Views 7 Comments

Trump said he would lift the travel ban on parts of Europe and Brazil.

Spotlight

Mother and Baby Homes report

The report documents the harrowing and shameful treatment of young women and children at the hands of the Irish State.

Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins

2 hours ago 8,704 Views 0 Comments

The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers Limited.

Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone
# Vaccine Scam
# Vaccine Scam

Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone

2 hours ago 15,863 Views 9 Comments

There have been multiple reports of people saying they’ve been contacted by con artists purporting to be from the HSE.

Explainer: We're into our surge ICU capacity in hospitals - so what does that mean?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: We're into our surge ICU capacity in hospitals - so what does that mean?

9 hours ago 23,467 Views 33 Comments

Hospitals are under increasing pressure, with patients in all age cohorts needing critical care.

Yesterday’s News

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic

10 hours ago 19,928 Views 67 Comments

“A largely hidden epidemic contributed to the global spread,” the expert panel found.

Aubamayeng bags brace and youngsters shine bright as Arsenal ease past Newcastle
# Stroll
From The42
# Stroll

Aubamayeng bags brace and youngsters shine bright as Arsenal ease past Newcastle

10 hours ago 12,632 Views 9 Comments

Emile Smith Rowe and goalscorer Bukayo Saka caught the eye for the Gunners in a comfortable win.

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive
# Yes Really
# Yes Really

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive

11 hours ago 48,813 Views 27 Comments

Jeanne Pouchain’s status has prevented her and her husband from using their joint bank account.

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

11 hours ago 40,060 Views 84 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

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Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns
# The North
# The North

Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns

12 hours ago 7,914 Views 2 Comments

Stormont’s health minister warned the current pressures are likely to move to intensive care units in ten days’ time.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

12 hours ago 11,595 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Deputy CMO insists school closures should be 'last resort' only after criticism from special needs teachers
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Deputy CMO insists school closures should be 'last resort' only after criticism from special needs teachers

Updated 12 hours ago 83,181 Views 104 Comments

Talks are continuing with unions about the reopening of schools for students with special educational needs.

Your evening longread: How do food trends happen - and what will we be eating in 2021?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How do food trends happen - and what will we be eating in 2021?

12 hours ago 14,171 Views 10 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Mayo legend Andy Moran takes first major step into management
# Home Comforts
From The42
# Home Comforts

Mayo legend Andy Moran takes first major step into management

Updated 13 hours ago 41,298 Views 11 Comments

The 2017 Footballer of the Year takes charge of his native Ballaghaderreen.

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Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions
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# Travel Restrictions

Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions

13 hours ago 56,236 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Naas District Court tomorrow morning.

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated 13 hours ago 83,447 Views 288 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported
# Hpra
# Hpra

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported

14 hours ago 56,059 Views 0 Comments

Over 77,000 vaccines have been administered in Ireland so far.

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days

Updated 14 hours ago 19,917 Views 79 Comments
  • The UK on Friday banned travellers from South America from entering the country.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said there are no plans for such a ban in Ireland as there are no direct flights from South Africa.
  • The variant has not yet been identified in Ireland.
Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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# Nights In

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

14 hours ago 22,533 Views 16 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Harris says it's 'important' Oireachtas gets opportunity to scrutinise salary hike for new Dept of Health Sec Gen
# Pay Increase
# Pay Increase

Harris says it's 'important' Oireachtas gets opportunity to scrutinise salary hike for new Dept of Health Sec Gen

15 hours ago 19,223 Views 45 Comments

Questions have been raised about the government’s decision to sanction a pay rise of €81,000 for the post.

Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare
# Teagan Ward
# Teagan Ward

Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare

15 hours ago 56,199 Views 0 Comments

Teagan Ward was last seen on Friday, 15 January in the Ballymena area of Co Antrim.

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

15 hours ago 25,026 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam
# Scam
# Scam

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam

15 hours ago 50,997 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí are aware of a scam in which people are asked to pay additional cost for customs clearance.

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland

15 hours ago 115,894 Views 193 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed this evening.

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated 15 hours ago 35,394 Views 32 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal
# London
# London

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal

16 hours ago 14,930 Views 26 Comments

Metropolitan Police confirmed that 14 people had been issued with fines after a protest this morning.

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19

16 hours ago 58,430 Views 26 Comments

Solson Payyappillil Saviour passed away over the weekend.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

16 hours ago 8,131 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
# Study
# Study

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

16 hours ago 48,356 Views 18 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

Andy Reid steps down as Ireland U18s head coach to take role at Nottingham Forest
# New Job
From The42
# New Job

Andy Reid steps down as Ireland U18s head coach to take role at Nottingham Forest

16 hours ago 13,864 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner thanked the FAI for the opportunity as he prepares for a fresh challenge with his former club.

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

16 hours ago 15,058 Views 10 Comments

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

17 hours ago 13,736 Views 25 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit

17 hours ago 12,994 Views 22 Comments

“I wouldn’t say it’s a delay – I would say this is very much the new norm,” Tom Talbot of Revenue said.

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

17 hours ago 20,284 Views 4 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties
# Weather
# Weather

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties

18 hours ago 15,828 Views 2 Comments

There will be between 30-50mm of rain over a 24-hour period, Met Éireann said.

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday

Updated 18 hours ago 41,434 Views 73 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

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