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'If you're a good leader, you show vulnerability and I think I had to do that'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'If you're a good leader, you show vulnerability and I think I had to do that'

31 minutes ago 4,092 Views 1 Comment

Munster man Billy Holland will retire from playing professional rugby at the end of this season.

Poll: Will you watch the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah?

33 minutes ago 6,746 Views 16 Comments

The interview is set to air in the US on Sunday and on UTV on Monday.

Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish Prime Minister condemns 'horrific violence' after seven injured in suspected terror attack

35 minutes ago 2,976 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg by police.

The 8 at 8: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 8 at 8: Thursday

45 minutes ago 1,862 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois

49 minutes ago 4,967 Views 0 Comments

The searches were carried out as part of an investigation into organised crime, drugs and firearms trafficking.

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test

58 minutes ago 6,892 Views 19 Comments

Two previous test flights had crash-landed in fireballs.

SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence
# California
# California

SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence

1 hour ago 13,413 Views 5 Comments

A section of the fence was apparently cut away by smugglers.

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'
# Militia Group
# Militia Group

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'

1 hour ago 7,651 Views 7 Comments

The warning was prompted by intelligence about an unnamed militia group.

Plans progress for almost 300 apartments and hotel on site of landmark 'Goat' pub in south Dublin
# Charlie Chawke
# Charlie Chawke

Plans progress for almost 300 apartments and hotel on site of landmark 'Goat' pub in south Dublin

1 hour ago 14,949 Views 17 Comments

Publican Charlie Chawke said the development would be a “new beginning for Goatstown”.

Loyalists paramilitaries write to Johnson to temporarily withdraw support for Good Friday Agreement
# Northern Protocol
# Northern Protocol

Loyalists paramilitaries write to Johnson to temporarily withdraw support for Good Friday Agreement

1 hour ago 17,237 Views 23 Comments

A letter was sent by an umbrella body representing the paramilitaries

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'
# Al Fresco
# Al Fresco

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'

8 hours ago 19,512 Views 41 Comments

Restaurants and cafes are calling for some leeway when it comes to applying for planning permission.

Yesterday’s News

Over €140k worth of drugs found in items declared as action figures and coffee pods
# Revenue
# Revenue

Over €140k worth of drugs found in items declared as action figures and coffee pods

9 hours ago 18,960 Views 16 Comments

The parcels were destined for various address throughout Ireland.

Man jailed for causing €17,000 worth of damage during a violent escape from Oberstown detention centre
# Calvin Brophy
# Calvin Brophy

Man jailed for causing €17,000 worth of damage during a violent escape from Oberstown detention centre

10 hours ago 15,526 Views 9 Comments

He was sentenced to three years with one year suspended.

Toronto van attacker Alek Minassian found guilty of murdering 10 people
# Mass Murder
# Mass Murder

Toronto van attacker Alek Minassian found guilty of murdering 10 people

10 hours ago 18,598 Views 2 Comments

Alek Minassian faces a minimum of 25 years in prison

Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue
# Appeal
# Appeal

Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue

10 hours ago 37,385 Views 0 Comments

The Bunratty Castle Hotel has appealed the finding.

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Uefa set 7 April deadline as doubts grow over Dublin's ability to host Euro 2020 games
# Grounds For Concern
From The42
# Grounds For Concern

Uefa set 7 April deadline as doubts grow over Dublin's ability to host Euro 2020 games

11 hours ago 21,529 Views 28 Comments

The Aviva Stadium must be able to host crowds if the four games are to go ahead as planned.

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight
# Vetlanda
# Vetlanda

Swedish police probe ‘terror attack’ after axe-wielding man injures eight

Updated 11 hours ago 35,602 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was shot in the leg by police when he was taken into custody.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

11 hours ago 6,965 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

'Oh my God, this Irish girl can run': The rise and rise of Nadia Power
# Star
From The42
# Star

'Oh my God, this Irish girl can run': The rise and rise of Nadia Power

11 hours ago 33,707 Views 11 Comments

An in-depth look at the 23-year-old DCU student, after her incredible few weeks.

Your evening longread: The legend of the last Wailer
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The legend of the last Wailer

12 hours ago 6,153 Views 1 Comment

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

More than 80% of people to be offered first vaccine dose by the end of June, says Tánaiste
# Vaccine Target
# Vaccine Target

More than 80% of people to be offered first vaccine dose by the end of June, says Tánaiste

12 hours ago 24,192 Views 76 Comments

The Tánaiste says he hopes government can do better than the September target.

Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Fined
# Fined

Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

12 hours ago 10,995 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank announced the fine levied against Davy yesterday.

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day

12 hours ago 6,266 Views 6 Comments

The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college

Updated 12 hours ago 62,393 Views 2 Comments

Covid-19 case numbers among those aged 19-24 “continue on a downward trend” despite incidents like this, Dr Ronan Glynn has said.

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'
# Up De Flats
# Up De Flats

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'

13 hours ago 29,280 Views 5 Comments

Artist Gemma Dunleavy features in Playback, a showcase premiering at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival this Sunday.

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'
# Solo Run
# Solo Run

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'

Updated 13 hours ago 37,143 Views 56 Comments
  • The UK announced that it would extend a grace period on health certs required for agrifoods going from GB to NI.
  • This caused a stir as the decision should be made jointly by the EU and UK; and the EU had been considering it anyway.
  • Maroš Šefčovič is to speak with David Frost tonight to raise the EU's "strong concerns" about the decision.
Buckingham Palace to investigate allegations of bullying made against Meghan Markle
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

Buckingham Palace to investigate allegations of bullying made against Meghan Markle

13 hours ago 43,254 Views 30 Comments

The Times newspaper has reported allegations made by former royal staff.

Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men charged after catalytic converters found in boot of car in Finglas

13 hours ago 30,214 Views 5 Comments

The men are due to appear in court later this month.

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested over €20 million property fraud

14 hours ago 34,390 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say mortgage charges were fraudulently removed from 12 properties.

Have your work featured on TheJournal.ie thanks to RTÉ's short story competition
# Francis Mcmanus Award
# Francis Mcmanus Award

Have your work featured on TheJournal.ie thanks to RTÉ's short story competition

14 hours ago 6,932 Views 4 Comments

This year’s judges are Lisa McInerney, Declan Hughes and Lisa Caldwell.

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 566 new cases confirmed in Ireland

14 hours ago 82,770 Views 141 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed in a statement from NPHET this evening.

Police execute search warrant for 'black box' of Tiger Woods' crashed car
# Further Investigation
From The42
# Further Investigation

Police execute search warrant for 'black box' of Tiger Woods' crashed car

15 hours ago 42,335 Views 19 Comments

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department want to look at the vehicle’s telematics to help them understand the nature of the crash.

Outbreak of Covid-19 in over 200 Galway city households mainly linked to young adults
# HSE
# HSE

Outbreak of Covid-19 in over 200 Galway city households mainly linked to young adults

15 hours ago 41,954 Views 0 Comments

Over 50% of cases are linked to multiple household clusters.

The 5 at 5 Wednesday:
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5 Wednesday:

15 hours ago 5,519 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sturgeon says allegations about Salmond were 'shocking' but there was no plot to 'get' him
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon says allegations about Salmond were 'shocking' but there was no plot to 'get' him

Updated 15 hours ago 26,622 Views 0 Comments

She has rejected the ‘suggestion that anyone acted with malice or as part of a plot’ against her predecessor.

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl

16 hours ago 23,438 Views 0 Comments

Judge Sean O’Donnabháin told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that it was in the interest of the public that the 17 year old be named.

Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents
# High Court
# High Court

Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents

16 hours ago 12,784 Views 0 Comments

Delaney’s application to have the hearing held in private remains outstanding.

Taoiseach acknowledges 'bumps along the way' with vaccine roll out, says AstraZenaca shortfall will be made up
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach acknowledges 'bumps along the way' with vaccine roll out, says AstraZenaca shortfall will be made up

17 hours ago 36,426 Views 95 Comments

Government says it’s on target to give first dose to 72,000 over-85s by the end of the first week of March.

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised

17 hours ago 41,525 Views 96 Comments

The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds
# Cork
# Cork

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds

17 hours ago 18,618 Views 17 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.

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