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Today’s News

Rory McIlroy one off the lead as stacked US Open leaderboard enters back nine
# Major Business
From The42
# Major Business

Rory McIlroy one off the lead as stacked US Open leaderboard enters back nine

47 minutes ago 5,067 Views 5 Comments

Bryson DeChambeau and Louis Oosthuizen are out in front on five-under par.

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day

1 hour ago 19,140 Views 8 Comments

A quiz about dads.

Gardaí warn that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Gardaí warn that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants

2 hours ago 18,827 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that gardaí will act with ‘discretion’ on the issue.

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours
# Cats Get The Cream
From The42
# Cats Get The Cream

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours

2 hours ago 8,467 Views 4 Comments

The old foes contested for the top tier crown at Croke Park.

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought

3 hours ago 25,393 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while renovating a new house with her partner.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

3 hours ago 7,297 Views 0 Comments

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

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin

5 hours ago 25,545 Views 44 Comments

Three men were taken to hospital yesterday.

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Next Stop Tokyo
From The42
# Next Stop Tokyo

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics

5 hours ago 35,458 Views 40 Comments

Ireland beat France 28-19 in the final of the Olympic qualification repechage.

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes

5 hours ago 11,323 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Luxury on Lough Corrib: Tranquil hideaway with an aristocratic past for €675k
British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation
# Streaming
# Streaming

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation

6 hours ago 18,011 Views 19 Comments

The proposal is expected to be set out in a broadcasting white paper.

Press Council rules that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle
# Carlow Nationalist
# Carlow Nationalist

Press Council rules that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle

6 hours ago 34,182 Views 6 Comments

The Carlow Nationalist failed to show the story was supported by verifiable sources.

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

7 hours ago 13,153 Views 19 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed
# Housing
# Housing

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed

9 hours ago 18,249 Views 109 Comments

Yesterday the Tánaiste told the Fine Gael Ard Fhéis that he was setting a target of 70% home-ownership.

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

10 hours ago 50,287 Views 74 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister
# Chris Hazzard
# Chris Hazzard

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister

11 hours ago 21,745 Views 36 Comments

MP Chris Hazzard has said Sinn Féin will have ‘no demands’ other than a commitment to agreements already made.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

Updated 12 hours ago 46,612 Views 37 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll

12 hours ago 28,478 Views 148 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

13 hours ago 31,729 Views 69 Comments

Today is Father’s Day but does it matter to you?

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
# Covid19
# Covid19

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns

13 hours ago 25,260 Views 26 Comments

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names
# Making Their Mark
From The42
# Making Their Mark

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names

13 hours ago 29,303 Views 2 Comments

The original Tom Markham risked his life for Irish freedom before his work as a GAA activist resulted in the All-Ireland MFC trophy being named in his honour. A century on, his great-grandson is brokering major deals in English football.

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

14 hours ago 15,694 Views 9 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective

14 hours ago 14,847 Views 4 Comments

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

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

15 hours ago 20,544 Views 31 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade
# Fort Lauderdale
# Fort Lauderdale

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade

16 hours ago 29,420 Views 9 Comments

The driver and the victims were a part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus family.

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future
# Mortgage Lending Rules
# Mortgage Lending Rules

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future

16 hours ago 7,539 Views 8 Comments

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says a fresh review of its mortgage lending measures will include submissions from the public.

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories

16 hours ago 23,066 Views 22 Comments

He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?

16 hours ago 90,662 Views 91 Comments

In just one week there has been a 79% rise in cases of this variant across the UK.

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider

16 hours ago 11,967 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?

17 hours ago 29,838 Views 21 Comments

In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

Sat 10:00 PM 42,999 Views 18 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
From The42
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

Sat 9:54 PM 27,923 Views 18 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 8:07 PM 14,416 Views 0 Comments

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

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
# Mica Protests
# Mica Protests

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back

Sat 8:00 PM 25,746 Views 7 Comments

The Donegal diaspora in the US is mobilising in support of homeowners seeking compensation for mica damage to their homes.

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street

Sat 7:44 PM 84,798 Views 79 Comments

The incident occurred near St Stephen’s Green.

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

Sat 7:29 PM 30,221 Views 21 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal
# Never Write Them Off
From The42
# Never Write Them Off

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal

Sat 6:58 PM 35,775 Views 26 Comments

The Germans came from behind to win the best game of the tournament thus far.

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
# Shirt Off Your Back
# Shirt Off Your Back

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

Sat 6:30 PM 25,335 Views 37 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade

Sat 6:08 PM 27,312 Views 100 Comments

This would require 40,000 new homes built each year.

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