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Today’s News

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning
# Jabbed
# Jabbed

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning

9 minutes ago 2,077 Views 2 Comments

Martin received a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

Afghans bury dead from bloody school blasts
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghans bury dead from bloody school blasts

16 minutes ago 644 Views 0 Comments

More than 50 people, mostly female students, were killed in yesterday’s attack.

Vaccine rollout breaks single day record for 2nd day running, with over 52,000 vaccines administered on Friday
# Ramping Up
# Ramping Up

Vaccine rollout breaks single day record for 2nd day running, with over 52,000 vaccines administered on Friday

1 hour ago 17,394 Views 26 Comments

A total of 1,799,190 doses have been administered so far in the rollout.

Man arrested after cocaine and cash seized in Dublin
# Kilmore
# Kilmore

Man arrested after cocaine and cash seized in Dublin

1 hour ago 7,278 Views 9 Comments

€35,000 worth of cocaine and €140,000 in cash was found in a house in Dublin 5.

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Spend the weekend on the lake at this luxury hideaway in West Cork
Retailer's organisation says industry can't afford another lockdown
# Reopening
# Reopening

Retailer's organisation says industry can't afford another lockdown

2 hours ago 8,724 Views 21 Comments

Retail Excellence says the sector will need major financial support from the government in the months ahead.

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
# Al Aqsa Mosque
# Al Aqsa Mosque

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

3 hours ago 6,177 Views 7 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
# Presidential Pooch
# Presidential Pooch

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

3 hours ago 22,141 Views 24 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
# Breaking The Taboo
From The42
# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

3 hours ago 19,846 Views 0 Comments

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?

4 hours ago 28,449 Views 34 Comments

Ireland’s reopening kicks up a gear tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

4 hours ago 7,051 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s in the news this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2

4 hours ago 12,281 Views 21 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'

5 hours ago 11,044 Views 14 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at a return to Irish politics as we knew it this week, with housing again front and centre.

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

5 hours ago 12,932 Views 13 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'

5 hours ago 14,342 Views 11 Comments

Bryce Evans and Terry Phelan pay tribute to the late Alan McLoughlin.

32-year-old reported missing in Dublin found safe and well
# Found
# Found

32-year-old reported missing in Dublin found safe and well

5 hours ago 13,133 Views 2 Comments

Efiota is 5’10″ in height, with black hair, of slim build with brown eyes.

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media
# Long March 5B Yao-2
# Long March 5B Yao-2

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media

6 hours ago 15,950 Views 10 Comments

NASA said China had behaved irresponsibly, as an uncontrolled re-entry of such a large object risked damage and casualties.

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow
# Housing
# Housing

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow

6 hours ago 7,481 Views 0 Comments

What is the key question you would like the minister to answer?

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''

6 hours ago 27,892 Views 3 Comments

Tony Griffin’s 2010 autobiography helped break the mould as an Irish sports star discussing his mental health. Now his new book is aimed at teenagers.

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis

13 hours ago 72,878 Views 71 Comments
  • Readers share their stories of renting and buying, as reported by Aoife Barry
  • Stories include rising rents, out-of-reach house prices and difficulties securing HAP accommodation
  • Calls for government to do more to help people own their own homes
Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis
# Opinion
# Opinion

Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis

13 hours ago 44,364 Views 158 Comments

The artist, author and podcaster asks if we should reconsider the prohibition model when it comes to cannabis use.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Jersey?
# Channel Islands
# Channel Islands

Quiz: How much do you know about Jersey?

15 hours ago 36,865 Views 24 Comments

The island, not the item of clothing, cow, or biscuit.

Keenan's hat-trick helps Leinster overcome shocking start to win in Connacht
# Gr-eight
From The42
# Gr-eight

Keenan's hat-trick helps Leinster overcome shocking start to win in Connacht

16 hours ago 29,453 Views 42 Comments

Leinster score eight tries to beat Connacht 50-21 at the Sportsground this evening.

Opinion: Low ambition and poor policy keeping people with disabilities out of workplace
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Low ambition and poor policy keeping people with disabilities out of workplace

17 hours ago 8,698 Views 12 Comments

Joan O’Donnell writes that it’s time to ditch failing strategies and embrace an inclusive future of work.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

17 hours ago 9,509 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title

17 hours ago 32,277 Views 20 Comments

Chelsea stunned Pep Guardiola’s side with a late victory.

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states

18 hours ago 15,737 Views 19 Comments

Karnataka’s capital, Bengaluru, has the highest active caseload at more than 300,000, but experts warn that the worst is still to come.

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point
# Forde Focus
From The42
# Forde Focus

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point

18 hours ago 24,077 Views 77 Comments

The Gaelic Grounds hosted this evening’s game.

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win

Updated 18 hours ago 45,932 Views 82 Comments

The SNP failed to secure an overall majority, but the Greens’ success could lead to a majority among pro-independence parties.

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure
# Drug Bust
# Drug Bust

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure

19 hours ago 24,087 Views 18 Comments

Investigations are currently ongoing.

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven
# Alps Avalanches
# Alps Avalanches

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven

Updated 19 hours ago 19,553 Views 1 Comment

Local authorities had already warned Friday of unstable snow formations given a recent fall-off in temperatures.

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

19 hours ago 51,936 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines

Updated 20 hours ago 37,882 Views 43 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly also announced that two more countries have been added to the hotel quarantine list

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory

20 hours ago 20,969 Views 11 Comments

Dublin lost centre-back Liam Rushe to a red card in the closing stages.

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well
# Found
# Found

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well

20 hours ago 36,652 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí said that the young man had been located.

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland

20 hours ago 62,014 Views 64 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan
# Bombing
# Bombing

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan

21 hours ago 6,885 Views 1 Comment

Afghan Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian told reporters that the casualties could rise

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth

21 hours ago 22,531 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested as part of an investigation into the incident.

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result
# UK Elections
# UK Elections

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result

22 hours ago 9,947 Views 1 Comment

With the final results in, Labour has 30 seats, the Welsh Conservatives have 16, Plaid Cymru has 13 and the Liberal Democrats have one.

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods
# Louth
# Louth

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods

22 hours ago 16,360 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed and dismembered in January 2020.

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