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Today’s News

A missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

A missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well

Updated 4 minutes ago 9,631 Views 0 Comments

John Doyle was missing from the Drumcondra area of Dublin.

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated 5 minutes ago 13,665 Views 8 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
Queen's Speech has no mention of Troubles amnesty but Boris Johnson says plans coming 'in due course'
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

Queen's Speech has no mention of Troubles amnesty but Boris Johnson says plans coming 'in due course'

12 minutes ago 656 Views 0 Comments

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II read out the government’s legislative plans in the House of Lords today

Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West
# Serial Killer
# Serial Killer

Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West

36 minutes ago 4,275 Views 0 Comments

Serial killer Fred West, who died in prison in 1995 aged 53, was previously suspected over the disappearance of Mary Bastholm.

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'
# No Return
# No Return

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'

43 minutes ago 3,038 Views 18 Comments

The OECD has suggested the government reconsider the issue of domestic water charges.

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood
# Houston
# Houston

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood

59 minutes ago 5,366 Views 8 Comments

Video shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy, police in Houston said.

Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash
# Ennistymon
# Ennistymon

Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash

1 hour ago 11,309 Views 25 Comments

Fr Willie Cummins denounced the planned sculpture as “sinister” from the altar at Sunday mass.

Man arrested after spraying flammable liquid on gardaí at Newbridge Station
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Man arrested after spraying flammable liquid on gardaí at Newbridge Station

2 hours ago 10,058 Views 0 Comments

The man had attempted to light the liquid during the incident.

Dundalk cancel training and order round of Covid-19 tests following team bonding trip to Belfast
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Dundalk cancel training and order round of Covid-19 tests following team bonding trip to Belfast

Updated 2 hours ago 17,372 Views 9 Comments

It’s understood the majority of the squad broke the ban on inter-county travel last weekend.

At least seven dead, including children, in Russian school shooting
# Russia
# Russia

At least seven dead, including children, in Russian school shooting

Updated 3 hours ago 49,384 Views 19 Comments
Poll: Do you think this government can fix Ireland's housing problems?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think this government can fix Ireland's housing problems?

4 hours ago 41,129 Views 165 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien said he is “confident” the government will “make real strides” with housing.

Covid hospitalisations continue to fall with 72 patients in wards and 32 in ICU
# Covid19
# Covid19

Covid hospitalisations continue to fall with 72 patients in wards and 32 in ICU

5 hours ago 15,724 Views 26 Comments

More than 1.8 million vaccines doses have been administered.

Do you agree with Carragher and Neville's Teams of the Season?
# MNF
From The42
# MNF

Do you agree with Carragher and Neville's Teams of the Season?

Updated 5 hours ago 31,053 Views 55 Comments

The Monday Night Football duo made their selections last night.

Five people due in court this morning following a disturbance in Cork city
# Cork City
# Cork City

Five people due in court this morning following a disturbance in Cork city

5 hours ago 13,272 Views 0 Comments

Nine people were arrested by gardaí following the incident in Mahon on Sunday evening.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Updated 5 hours ago 8,408 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of the news this morning.

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
# Timeline
# Timeline

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971

6 hours ago 12,444 Views 28 Comments

Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.

11-year-old girl dies after crash in Co Kerry
# Tralee
# Tralee

11-year-old girl dies after crash in Co Kerry

7 hours ago 30,659 Views 16 Comments

The girl was cycling at the time of the incident.

Findings from fresh Ballymurphy shootings inquests to be published today
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

Findings from fresh Ballymurphy shootings inquests to be published today

7 hours ago 9,106 Views 8 Comments

Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents

7 hours ago 10,617 Views 21 Comments

Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.

Memo on legislation to allow adopted people the right to access their birth certs set for Cabinet today
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Memo on legislation to allow adopted people the right to access their birth certs set for Cabinet today

8 hours ago 6,573 Views 8 Comments

A separate memo addressing the issue of illegal birth registrations is also due before Cabinet this morning.

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research

8 hours ago 11,893 Views 13 Comments

New research by the ESRI shows employment is 14% below pre-pandemic levels for people aged 15-34.

'A false reassurance': Health officials caution against widespread use of rapid antigen tests
# Testing
# Testing

'A false reassurance': Health officials caution against widespread use of rapid antigen tests

8 hours ago 14,718 Views 48 Comments

Supermarket chain LIDL made headlines on Thursday when it announced it will stock rapid antigen testing kits in its stores.

Minister: 'We've had housing issues for 10 years, I'm not going to fix it overnight'
# Interview
# Interview

Minister: 'We've had housing issues for 10 years, I'm not going to fix it overnight'

14 hours ago 36,014 Views 103 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, O’Brien says short-term letting platforms will be regulated.

Yesterday’s News

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit

16 hours ago 9,440 Views 18 Comments

The remarks were made at an Oireachtas committee today.

Fulham relegated from Premier League after home defeat to Burnley
# The Drop
From The42
# The Drop

Fulham relegated from Premier League after home defeat to Burnley

Updated 16 hours ago 14,366 Views 15 Comments

The relegation picture is painted with the Cottagers joining Sheffield United and West Brom in the Championship next season.

WHO labels Covid-19 variant spreading in India 'of concern at the global level'
# B.1.617
# B.1.617

WHO labels Covid-19 variant spreading in India 'of concern at the global level'

16 hours ago 31,438 Views 28 Comments

The World Health Organization also said there was evidence to suggest increased transmissibility of this variant.

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
# Tuscany
# Tuscany

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

16 hours ago 63,933 Views 25 Comments

The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.

Nine children among 20 killed in Palestine after Israel and Hamas exchange rocket fire
# Palestine
# Palestine

Nine children among 20 killed in Palestine after Israel and Hamas exchange rocket fire

Updated 17 hours ago 37,248 Views 74 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Man (30s) arrested after man (20s) left in 'serious' condition following Cork city stabbing
# Magazine Road
# Magazine Road

Man (30s) arrested after man (20s) left in 'serious' condition following Cork city stabbing

Updated 17 hours ago 28,861 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened on the Magazine Road just after 4pm today.

Garda charged with breaking Covid restrictions and being drunk in public after attending house party
# Waterford
# Waterford

Garda charged with breaking Covid restrictions and being drunk in public after attending house party

17 hours ago 48,728 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an incident in Dungarvan last year.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

17 hours ago 15,103 Views 0 Comments

It’s your nightly news roundup…

Man charged with murder of mother whose body was found in bushes in England
# Maria Rawlings
# Maria Rawlings

Man charged with murder of mother whose body was found in bushes in England

17 hours ago 28,496 Views 0 Comments

The body of 45-year-old Maria Rawlings was found in bushes in Little Heath, Romford on 4 May.

Your evening longread: Sixty years on - how the Bay of Pigs invasion began, and failed
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sixty years on - how the Bay of Pigs invasion began, and failed

18 hours ago 12,539 Views 10 Comments

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

Dublin All-Ireland winning forward added to Tipperary football panel
# Premier Project
From The42
# Premier Project

Dublin All-Ireland winning forward added to Tipperary football panel

18 hours ago 50,602 Views 10 Comments

Philip Ryan has been named in David Power’s 36-man squad.

Man sentenced after trespassing in house and speaking to girl (5) alone in kitchen
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced after trespassing in house and speaking to girl (5) alone in kitchen

18 hours ago 44,662 Views 0 Comments

Graham O’Mahony, of no fixed abode, was arraigned on the single count at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

Union slams UK company after email promising workers a bonus was actually a cybersecurity test
# West Midlands Trains
# West Midlands Trains

Union slams UK company after email promising workers a bonus was actually a cybersecurity test

19 hours ago 23,412 Views 19 Comments

West Midlands Trains has been accused of “totally crass and reprehensible behaviour”.

Organisers of 'illegal' wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court
# Courts
# Courts

Organisers of 'illegal' wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court

19 hours ago 64,968 Views 0 Comments

Four people have been ordered to hand over €3,000 in compensation.

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

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

20 hours ago 20,464 Views 12 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds

20 hours ago 39,346 Views 47 Comments

In a follow-up to his housing article last week, Dr Hearne says Government is merely keen for the investment fund issue to drop from the headlines.

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further

20 hours ago 18,148 Views 14 Comments

Boris Johnson confirmed this evening the relaxation of restrictions again from next Monday.

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