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All water treatment plants to be audited after at least 52 people fall ill
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

All water treatment plants to be audited after at least 52 people fall ill

10 minutes ago 667 Views 1 Comment

Minister Darragh O’Brien said he is “pretty angry” at the failures at the plants serving people in Dublin and Wexford.

Garda in hospital following motorbike crash in Dublin
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Garda in hospital following motorbike crash in Dublin

1 hour ago 10,034 Views 6 Comments

The garda was taken to the Mater Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Mayor of Limerick: city's €337m regeneration project has 'failed'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Mayor of Limerick: city's €337m regeneration project has 'failed'

1 hour ago 12,364 Views 6 Comments

Regeneration came in the wake of a deadly gangland feud which claimed more than 20 lives.

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant
# Yongbyon
# Yongbyon

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

1 hour ago 5,191 Views 7 Comments

North Korea calls the complex “the heart” of its nuclear programme.

Coveney to meet women at centre of Defence Forces sex abuse claims
# Women Of Honour
# Women Of Honour

Coveney to meet women at centre of Defence Forces sex abuse claims

2 hours ago 3,924 Views 10 Comments

The women have called for an independent inquiry into the allegations.

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 19,939 Views 20 Comments

261 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 66 in ICU.

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD
# Dolores Cahill
# Dolores Cahill

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD

3 hours ago 48,945 Views 0 Comments

Dolores Cahill had been a professor at the UCD faculty of Medicine.

Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad
# Nangarhar Province
# Nangarhar Province

Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

4 hours ago 5,292 Views 6 Comments

Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar, the heartland of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan branch.

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses
# Pop Vaccine Centres
# Pop Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses

4 hours ago 7,088 Views 5 Comments

Paul Reid said that hospital numbers beginning to fall but intensive care numbers are rising.

Police injured, hundreds arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest
# Australia
# Australia

Police injured, hundreds arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest

6 hours ago 16,339 Views 17 Comments

Police made 200 arrests as six officers were taken to hospital in the clashes.

10 years on: The inside story of Dublin's 2011 All-Ireland final win
# Age Of Empires
From The42
# Age Of Empires

10 years on: The inside story of Dublin's 2011 All-Ireland final win

6 hours ago 14,738 Views 19 Comments

Paul Flynn, Barry Cahill and Kevin Nolan relive the day that launched Dublin football’s greatest era.

Poll: Do you plan on starting your Christmas shopping early to avoid delivery delays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on starting your Christmas shopping early to avoid delivery delays?

6 hours ago 22,184 Views 43 Comments

Consumer growth is having a profound impact on global supply chains.

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?

7 hours ago 15,597 Views 0 Comments

Health authorities across the world have warned of potentially serious side effects associated with improper use.

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban

8 hours ago 7,884 Views 11 Comments

A six party alliance will take on Viktor Orban’s Fidesz Party today.

'I'd loved to have played for Tyrone - I'm so proud of them winning last week's All-Ireland'
# Crossing The Line
From The42
# Crossing The Line

'I'd loved to have played for Tyrone - I'm so proud of them winning last week's All-Ireland'

8 hours ago 35,914 Views 7 Comments

Irish rugby legend sees parallels with Tyrone’s All-Ireland winners and his all-conquering Ulster team of the ’80s.

Jamie Oliver: Three delicious new recipes for sharing with loved ones
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

Jamie Oliver: Three delicious new recipes for sharing with loved ones

8 hours ago 19,953 Views 3 Comments

The world-renowned chef shares three delicious recipes from his new book, Together.

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid

8 hours ago 12,624 Views 16 Comments

A man in his 60s is being questioned at Gurranbraher Garda station on the city’s northside.

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
# America
# America

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

9 hours ago 65,821 Views 9 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

'It's frightening to think how far we actually have come'
# Irl Wnt
From The42
# Irl Wnt

'It's frightening to think how far we actually have come'

9 hours ago 20,025 Views 15 Comments

It’s been a massive few weeks of positive off-field developments in Irish women’s football.

Irish citizens' assemblies part of inspiration for EU-wide panels starting this weekend
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Irish citizens' assemblies part of inspiration for EU-wide panels starting this weekend

10 hours ago 8,779 Views 3 Comments

A series of four EU citizens’ panels will run over the next few months – with one taking place in Dublin.

Irish air traffic controllers warn of 'disruption' to air travel in letter to minister
# Safety Concerns
# Safety Concerns

Irish air traffic controllers warn of 'disruption' to air travel in letter to minister

16 hours ago 51,446 Views 28 Comments

The air traffic controllers have raised safety concerns around rostering.

Yesterday’s News

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care

Updated 17 hours ago 26,582 Views 11 Comments

The 80-year-old left hospital in Sao Paulo earlier this week following an operation to remove a tumour from his colon.

Anti-protocol demonstration staged in loyalist area of Belfast
# Protocol Protest
# Protocol Protest

Anti-protocol demonstration staged in loyalist area of Belfast

17 hours ago 22,475 Views 42 Comments

TUV leader Jim Allister and loyalist activist Moore Holmes were among the speakers.

France recalls ambassadors to Australia and US in unprecedented move
# Recall
# Recall

France recalls ambassadors to Australia and US in unprecedented move

18 hours ago 39,328 Views 81 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron ordered the recalling of the envoys.

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow
# Taliban Regime
# Taliban Regime

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow

18 hours ago 36,957 Views 33 Comments

In Kabul, workers were seen raising a sign for the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

At least 52 people fell ill after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

At least 52 people fell ill after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply

Updated 19 hours ago 44,464 Views 27 Comments

Several illnesses were reported by the HSE.

Pentagon admits deadly Kabul drone strike killed 10 innocent people including seven children
# Innocent Family
# Innocent Family

Pentagon admits deadly Kabul drone strike killed 10 innocent people including seven children

19 hours ago 24,619 Views 31 Comments

General McKenzie said the vehicle was struck ‘in the earnest belief’ that it posed an imminent threat.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

19 hours ago 16,678 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report
# Aging Population
# Aging Population

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report

20 hours ago 38,343 Views 115 Comments

Not changing the current policy on pensions would cost around €50 billion, the Department of Finance report says.

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three

Updated 20 hours ago 14,049 Views 13 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men are aiming to be in trophy contention this season.

Anne Colomines murder trial: Stanley knife found near bodies of husband and wife
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Anne Colomines murder trial: Stanley knife found near bodies of husband and wife

20 hours ago 16,367 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to her murder.

Ireland's data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses
# Throwing Shade
# Throwing Shade

Ireland's data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses

21 hours ago 43,186 Views 37 Comments

Wearers can take a picture or record video by voice command or by pressing a button.

Debunked: No, you can't give someone medical power of attorney with a 'Notice of Standing and Fact'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Debunked: No, you can't give someone medical power of attorney with a 'Notice of Standing and Fact'

21 hours ago 18,231 Views 0 Comments

A medical law expert has cast a withering eye on a document that’s circulating online.

Taoiseach rules out investigation into Cabinet leak over Zappone
# No Investigation
# No Investigation

Taoiseach rules out investigation into Cabinet leak over Zappone

22 hours ago 13,164 Views 43 Comments

Micheal Martin said Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy had ‘no evidence whatsoever’ when he accused Simon Harris of leaking information.

President Higgins says title of service marking partition and founding of NI 'isn't a neutral statement'
# Centenary Row
# Centenary Row

President Higgins says title of service marking partition and founding of NI 'isn't a neutral statement'

Updated 22 hours ago 74,168 Views 137 Comments
  • The President has declined an invitation to the service in Armagh which is being organised by the main Christian churches
  • President Higgins has described some of the criticism from the DUP as 'a bit much'
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that it is time to 'move on' from the issue
  • Former taoiseach John Bruton is among those to criticise the President for his decision
Why the President is facing criticism for declining an invitation to a Northern Ireland centenary event
# Centenary Row
# Centenary Row

Why the President is facing criticism for declining an invitation to a Northern Ireland centenary event

22 hours ago 18,480 Views 45 Comments

The event is set to take place on Thursday 21st October.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

23 hours ago 26,185 Views 2 Comments

Let’s see how much you remember from the past week.

Coronavirus: 1,392 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,392 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 4:39 PM 31,159 Views 31 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

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