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Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid says Ireland is 'coming out of very challenging period' but is 'not out of the woods yet'

17 minutes ago 920 Views 2 Comments

The HSE CEO is due to tell the Oireachtas Health Committee that all major indicators of Covid-19 are now trending downwards.

Yesterday’s News

Seven men arrested by gardaí in Cavan extortion plot released without charge
# Blackmail Plot
# Blackmail Plot

Seven men arrested by gardaí in Cavan extortion plot released without charge

Updated 1 hour ago 42,587 Views 12 Comments

Searches led to the discovery of a number of firearms and ammunition.

Dogs Trust charity received 172 requests over Chrismas from people wanting to surrender their pet
# Surrendered
# Surrendered

Dogs Trust charity received 172 requests over Chrismas from people wanting to surrender their pet

1 hour ago 9,953 Views 16 Comments

In one instance, CCTV footage showed a dog being abandoned at a Dogs Trust rehoming centre.

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'
# Poland
# Poland

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'

2 hours ago 8,843 Views 14 Comments

LGBT rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party government.

Carty's Ireland chances and the catch technique that made Haley's wonder-try possible
# The42 Rugby Weekly Extra
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly Extra

Carty's Ireland chances and the catch technique that made Haley's wonder-try possible

2 hours ago 15,532 Views 0 Comments

The Munster fullback’s landing was something Eoin Toolan works on every day with his Kintetsu Liners players.

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New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine

3 hours ago 30,737 Views 22 Comments

New Zealand has so far completed inoculations of only a few thousand people, mainly border workers.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

3 hours ago 11,564 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Your evening longread: Meghan, Harry and the Royal Family
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Meghan, Harry and the Royal Family

3 hours ago 20,857 Views 22 Comments

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

Vaccine misinformation about fertility: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

Vaccine misinformation about fertility: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

3 hours ago 20,373 Views 16 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Greece mourns the death of baby who died from Covid aged just 37 days old
# Greece
# Greece

Greece mourns the death of baby who died from Covid aged just 37 days old

4 hours ago 21,803 Views 9 Comments

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted “the grief is unbearable”.

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Police in the North probe large Rangers gatherings on Shankill Road
# Mass Gathering
# Mass Gathering

Police in the North probe large Rangers gatherings on Shankill Road

Updated 4 hours ago 55,909 Views 40 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said that crowds gathering in such a manner could delay the region’s exit from lockdown.

Teenage son of Olympians Rob and Marian Heffernan to train with Serie A giants including Juventus
# Next Generation
From The42
# Next Generation

Teenage son of Olympians Rob and Marian Heffernan to train with Serie A giants including Juventus

4 hours ago 35,377 Views 16 Comments

Cathal Heffernan has the chance to impress Roma, Atalanta and AC Milan too, as Brexit forces Irish youngsters to broaden their horizons.

Slight dip in number of people receiving Pandemic Unemployment Payment support
# Pup Payments
# Pup Payments

Slight dip in number of people receiving Pandemic Unemployment Payment support

4 hours ago 6,509 Views 10 Comments

This week’s PUP payments are valued at €139 million.

NTMA withdraws Davy's authority to act as primary dealer of Irish government bonds
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA withdraws Davy's authority to act as primary dealer of Irish government bonds

Updated 5 hours ago 24,481 Views 63 Comments

The pressure has ramped up on Davy after last week’s fine levied by the Central Bank.

Guilt, messiness and forgiving yourself: What I learned from being a professional declutterer
# Opinion
# Opinion

Guilt, messiness and forgiving yourself: What I learned from being a professional declutterer

5 hours ago 13,928 Views 3 Comments

Reformed hoarder and clutter expert Emma Gleeson looks at what her work has taught her about how we run our homes – and our lives.

More classes can return to schools as planned, but NPHET watching figures 'very carefully'
# Education
# Education

More classes can return to schools as planned, but NPHET watching figures 'very carefully'

5 hours ago 20,008 Views 18 Comments

More pupils are set to return to schools next week.

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

5 hours ago 13,815 Views 6 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland

6 hours ago 77,264 Views 89 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin
# Robbery
# Robbery

Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

7 hours ago 24,625 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in October 2019.

Ireland to play Qatar in Hungary later this month
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

Ireland to play Qatar in Hungary later this month

7 hours ago 13,779 Views 21 Comments

The fixture had originally been due to take place in Dublin.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

7 hours ago 8,339 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí investigate bomb scare at home of Justice Minister Helen McEntee
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

Gardaí investigate bomb scare at home of Justice Minister Helen McEntee

7 hours ago 61,670 Views 39 Comments

McEntee is pregnant with her first child and is due in May

Harris says Ireland will continue 'to look everywhere and anywhere' to ramp up vaccine supply
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Harris says Ireland will continue 'to look everywhere and anywhere' to ramp up vaccine supply

Updated 8 hours ago 29,226 Views 105 Comments

Separately, there were were 420 patients in hospital with Covid-19 last night.

Man (30s) dies after car collides with lorry in Roscommon
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Man (30s) dies after car collides with lorry in Roscommon

8 hours ago 15,747 Views 1 Comment

The crash occurred this morning.

Taoiseach says government is committed to facilitating McEntee's maternity leave and not have her resign
# Maternity Issue
# Maternity Issue

Taoiseach says government is committed to facilitating McEntee's maternity leave and not have her resign

Updated 8 hours ago 39,780 Views 90 Comments

A Green Party councillor said today the lack of maternity leave is a “serious obstacle” for female politicians.

Oprah Winfrey says it wasn't the Queen or Prince Philip who made racist comment to Harry and Meghan
# Interview
# Interview

Oprah Winfrey says it wasn't the Queen or Prince Philip who made racist comment to Harry and Meghan

9 hours ago 41,097 Views 39 Comments

Meghan said when she was pregnant, a royal raised “concerns and conversations about how dark” the baby’s skin might be.

Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Rodent droppings and raw chicken: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

9 hours ago 37,311 Views 11 Comments

Two closure orders and two prohibitions were issued in February.

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades
# Research
# Research

Significant drop in number of children drinking and smoking in the last two decades

Updated 9 hours ago 14,714 Views 28 Comments

More children reported feeling low and being on a diet compared with 1998.

Woman who stole more than €20k from company for holidays and shopping sentenced to six months in jail
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who stole more than €20k from company for holidays and shopping sentenced to six months in jail

10 hours ago 37,332 Views 31 Comments

Nicola Henry (32) wrote 37 cheques to herself, forging her colleagues’ signatures.

Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic

10 hours ago 14,083 Views 30 Comments

Online grocery sales had another record breaking month in February.

Stockdale recalled to Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash
# Return
From The42
# Return

Stockdale recalled to Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash

10 hours ago 22,234 Views 32 Comments

He’ll replace the injured Munster man Shane Daly.

'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise
# Fraud
# Fraud

'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise

11 hours ago 25,378 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí have said more people have become vulnerable to these scams during the pandemic because they are concerned about their finances.

Máiría Cahill: apology by ex-Guardian editor over 2014 column 'not worth the paper it's written on'
# Alan Rusbridger
# Alan Rusbridger

Máiría Cahill: apology by ex-Guardian editor over 2014 column 'not worth the paper it's written on'

11 hours ago 19,319 Views 0 Comments

The column in the newspaper questioned how the BBC investigated Cahill’s claim she was raped.

Eoghan McDermott will not be returning to 2FM, RTÉ confirms
# 2fm Breakfast
# 2fm Breakfast

Eoghan McDermott will not be returning to 2FM, RTÉ confirms

11 hours ago 138,587 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ said McDermott’s contract is “due to expire shortly”.

Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust

11 hours ago 12,132 Views 10 Comments

The former ambassador says the decision by the UK to act unilaterally on some issues in relation to the Brexit Protocol is another deeply unhelpful move.

'Two-hour trashathon': Parts of British media react angrily to Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview
# Fallout
# Fallout

'Two-hour trashathon': Parts of British media react angrily to Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview

12 hours ago 101,256 Views 61 Comments

Broadcaster Piers Morgan was scathing of the couple on Twitter and on breakfast television this morning.

CAO system set to be overhauled as government plans to ramp up apprenticeship numbers
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

CAO system set to be overhauled as government plans to ramp up apprenticeship numbers

12 hours ago 12,181 Views 10 Comments

At present the CAO doesn’t include applications for apprenticeships, or some further education traineeships.

Covid immunity post-infection lasts six months, NPHET advised
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid immunity post-infection lasts six months, NPHET advised

14 hours ago 32,017 Views 81 Comments

The new guidance doubles the length of time of presumptive immunity after infection.

Two arrested after pharmacy in Cork robbed at knifepoint
# Douglas
# Douglas

Two arrested after pharmacy in Cork robbed at knifepoint

14 hours ago 15,002 Views 0 Comments

The robbery occurred at around 10pm on Saturday night.

'I have heard voices of sorrow and loss': Pope Francis leaves Iraq after historic trip
# Iraq
# Iraq

'I have heard voices of sorrow and loss': Pope Francis leaves Iraq after historic trip

14 hours ago 7,531 Views 6 Comments

During the first ever papal trip to Iraq, the Pope called for an end to violence and extremism.

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