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Today’s News

Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam
# Dublin
# Dublin

Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam

5 hours ago 7,275 Views 8 Comments
  • An attempted scam took place over two days last week at an estate in north Dublin, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Officers are urging householders in the area to be on the alert for suspicious callers.
  • One charity has described the attempted scam as 'despicable'.

Yesterday’s News

Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint
# Larry Bass
# Larry Bass

Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint

6 hours ago 15,578 Views 16 Comments

Larry Bass said he issued his resignation after attending his first RTÉ board meeting last Thursday.

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála
# Charlestown
# Charlestown

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála

7 hours ago 16,500 Views 29 Comments

In a separate case, ABP also granted planning for 114 build-to-rent apartments in Dublin 16.

Late Kelly equaliser sees Bohs and Derry share spoils after six-goal thriller
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Late Kelly equaliser sees Bohs and Derry share spoils after six-goal thriller

7 hours ago 4,593 Views 2 Comments

Kelly’s 95th minute goal came shortly after the visitors thought they had secured victory through James Akintunde.

Murder accused told wife: 'When someone loves so much, it is the worst thing in the world'
# Anne Colomines
# Anne Colomines

Murder accused told wife: 'When someone loves so much, it is the worst thing in the world'

7 hours ago 11,308 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen (39) has pleaded not guilty to murdering his 37-year-old wife in Dublin in 2017.

'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within

Updated 7 hours ago 6,715 Views 1 Comment

The Girls In Green face Australia in an international friendly tomorrow night.

Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage
# Trial
# Trial

Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage

7 hours ago 5,207 Views 0 Comments

The defence will now begin calling former Kelly employees.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

8 hours ago 4,542 Views 0 Comments

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

Zappone a ‘private citizen’ says Taoiseach, after she turns down committee invite
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

Zappone a ‘private citizen’ says Taoiseach, after she turns down committee invite

Updated 8 hours ago 43,207 Views 96 Comments

Zappone declined an invite to face an Oireachtas Committee over her special envoy role.

Meyler: 'Being a good person is as important as being a good footballer'
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

Meyler: 'Being a good person is as important as being a good footballer'

9 hours ago 14,227 Views 2 Comments

Tyrone’s All-Ireland winning hero is determined not to let the success change him.

Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban

9 hours ago 17,374 Views 8 Comments

The White House announced the change in the current travel ban into the US today.

Taoiseach says he won't make commitments ‘one way or the other’ to companies about corporation tax rate
# 12.5 Per Cent
# 12.5 Per Cent

Taoiseach says he won't make commitments ‘one way or the other’ to companies about corporation tax rate

Updated 9 hours ago 13,488 Views 16 Comments

The Finance Minister told the European Commission it is “not appropriate” at present for Ireland to sign up to the deal.

Teenage boy missing from Dublin 12 since Thursday
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Teenage boy missing from Dublin 12 since Thursday

9 hours ago 14,865 Views 0 Comments

Calvin O’Connor has been missing from Bluebell since 16 September.

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

INMO asks Letterkenny hospital to review security after anti-vaccine protesters approach staff

Updated 9 hours ago 11,856 Views 0 Comments

Micheál Martin has branded attempts by people to remove others from hospital as “outageous”.

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year
# Cannabis Poisoning
# Cannabis Poisoning

Six children reported to Dublin hospital with accidental cannabis poisoning earlier this year

9 hours ago 31,707 Views 36 Comments

One case involved two siblings aged three and four who consumed cannabis peach ring jellies.

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick

10 hours ago 9,452 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in Westfield Park, Limerick at around 10pm last Friday night.

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November
# Good News
# Good News

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November

Updated 10 hours ago 49,813 Views 33 Comments

Simon Coveney said this will come as “very good news” for many Irish people impacted by the ban.

At least two injured in US high school shooting
# Heritage High School
# Heritage High School

At least two injured in US high school shooting

11 hours ago 16,124 Views 10 Comments

Police are on the scene.

Coronavirus: 1,154 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,154 new cases confirmed in Ireland

12 hours ago 39,746 Views 37 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this afternoon.

The second round of CAO offers are out - and they're all right here
# Points Race
# Points Race

The second round of CAO offers are out - and they're all right here

12 hours ago 16,665 Views 0 Comments

Compare every course and institution with our dedicated site.

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford
# Court
# Court

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford

13 hours ago 51,965 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the “terrifying and violent” experience has a pervasive effect on the girl’s life.

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August

Updated 13 hours ago 25,335 Views 38 Comments

At least 52 people fell ill after untreated water passed through the system.

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five
# Trial Results
# Trial Results

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five

13 hours ago 15,128 Views 57 Comments

The vaccine would be administered at a lower dosage than for people over 12.

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right
# A Modern Workplace
# A Modern Workplace

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right

Updated 14 hours ago 17,049 Views 18 Comments

Joanne Mangan of Grow Remote says as thousands are encouraged to return to offices today, we need a mature approach to new ways of working.

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan
# Electricity Bills
# Electricity Bills

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan

14 hours ago 13,151 Views 23 Comments

The minister’s remarks come after the UK government held emergency talks with energy companies over spiralling price increases.

Boris Johnson says disputes over Northern Ireland Protocol 'can't go on forever'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson says disputes over Northern Ireland Protocol 'can't go on forever'

14 hours ago 13,562 Views 13 Comments

Johnson is due to meet with US President Joe Biden at the White House tomorrow.

Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women

15 hours ago 14,607 Views 16 Comments

A new study analysed nearly 50,000 Covid-19 cases during the first two waves of the pandemic in Ireland.

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges
# Paul Rusesabagina
# Paul Rusesabagina

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges

15 hours ago 14,558 Views 4 Comments

Paul Rusesabagina has maintained his innocence, and his family alleges he was kidnapped and taken to Rwanda against his will.

Housing Finance Agency approved €1 billion in loans to approved housing bodies last year
# Housing
# Housing

Housing Finance Agency approved €1 billion in loans to approved housing bodies last year

15 hours ago 6,802 Views 2 Comments

Individual loans ranged from €17,000 to €43 million.

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
# Deportations
# Deportations

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

15 hours ago 22,795 Views 22 Comments

Over 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in the border town of Del Rio.

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament
# United Russia Party
# United Russia Party

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament

15 hours ago 5,351 Views 11 Comments

The poll is an important indicator of next year’s presidential poll, as Vladimir Putin seeks to cement his grip on power.

‘Words inadequate’ as mother and son laid to rest in Co Kerry
# Lixnaw
# Lixnaw

‘Words inadequate’ as mother and son laid to rest in Co Kerry

16 hours ago 27,131 Views 1 Comment

Eileen and Jamie O’Sullivan were found dead at their home in a suspected murder-suicide two weeks ago

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

Updated 16 hours ago 55,814 Views 28 Comments

One video of the incident shows about 25 people present at the demonstration.

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round
# College
# College

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round

16 hours ago 13,907 Views 0 Comments

The CAO released its second round of offers to applicants this morning.

Gardaí seek help tracing missing four-year-old boy from Kilkenny
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help tracing missing four-year-old boy from Kilkenny

16 hours ago 33,977 Views 0 Comments

Muaaz Usama is missing from his home since yesterday.

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus
# Russia
# Russia

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus

Updated 16 hours ago 17,303 Views 4 Comments

Russia’s Investigative Committee said the suspect had been wounded while being detained.

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'

17 hours ago 9,564 Views 12 Comments

European gas prices have tripled this year even before the arrival winter.

HIQA does NOT recommended more widespread use of antigen tests to replace existing measures
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HIQA does NOT recommended more widespread use of antigen tests to replace existing measures

18 hours ago 11,117 Views 17 Comments

HIQA says that antigen tests may have a role ‘in certain circumstances’

FBI find body in Wyoming believed to be missing woman as boyfriend sought
# Gabby Petito
# Gabby Petito

FBI find body in Wyoming believed to be missing woman as boyfriend sought

19 hours ago 46,262 Views 28 Comments

Brian Laundrie, 23, has been identified as a person of interest in the case.

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