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Today’s News

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

2 minutes ago 73 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days

7 minutes ago 535 Views 1 Comment

The advice is the same as that in place for Britain and South Africa.

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
# Study
# Study

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

9 minutes ago 2,080 Views 1 Comment

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

15 minutes ago 1,940 Views 1 Comment

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

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'We can't leave them behind again': Harris asks everyone to 'dig deep' to get children with special needs back to school
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

'We can't leave them behind again': Harris asks everyone to 'dig deep' to get children with special needs back to school

36 minutes ago 5,108 Views 25 Comments

“I was Minister for Health during the first lockdown of this country and it broke my heart that we didn’t address this properly the first time,”said Harris.

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

1 hour ago 5,540 Views 12 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

Spotlight

Mother and Baby Homes report

The report documents the harrowing and shameful treatment of young women and children at the hands of the Irish State.

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit

1 hour ago 4,465 Views 10 Comments

“I wouldn’t say it’s a delay – I would say this is very much the new norm,” Tom Talbot of Revenue said.

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated 1 hour ago 20,649 Views 32 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

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Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

1 hour ago 7,706 Views 3 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties
# Weather
# Weather

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties

1 hour ago 6,504 Views 0 Comments

There will be between 30-50mm of rain over a 24-hour period, Met Éireann said.

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday

Updated 1 hour ago 26,901 Views 56 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing
# Cross Border
# Cross Border

No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing

1 hour ago 3,153 Views 8 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill described the situation as ‘regrettable’.

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated 2 hours ago 61,652 Views 258 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees
# Unemployed
# Unemployed

Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees

2 hours ago 6,233 Views 5 Comments

Those on the PUP can sign up to courses without losing their payment.

Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month
# Brexit Impact
# Brexit Impact

Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month

2 hours ago 6,716 Views 6 Comments

The five new ports designated are Ros a Mhíl, Greencaster, Howth, Rathmullen and Burtonport.

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
# Security Checks
# Security Checks

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration

2 hours ago 8,167 Views 34 Comments

About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
# No Sympathy
From The42
# No Sympathy

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints

2 hours ago 16,406 Views 11 Comments

72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June
# PUP
# PUP

Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June

3 hours ago 5,355 Views 10 Comments

A total of 459,921 people will receive the payment this week.

There are now 2,023 people with Covid-19 in hospital
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

There are now 2,023 people with Covid-19 in hospital

Updated 3 hours ago 50,216 Views 76 Comments
  • Over 400 people with Covid-19 are receiving high-grade ventilation and respiratory support inside and outside of ICU.
  • 17 of Ireland’s 18 private hospitals have signed up to a “safety net” deal.
  • As of last Wednesday, 77,303 people have received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.
Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility
# George's Dock
# George's Dock

Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility

3 hours ago 26,882 Views 68 Comments

The Council has written to elected members to explain the benefits of the controversial project.

Man (28) pleads guilty to murdering 11-year-old boy in southwest of country in November 2019
# Murder
# Murder

Man (28) pleads guilty to murdering 11-year-old boy in southwest of country in November 2019

4 hours ago 24,524 Views 0 Comments

The judge directed the preparation of a victim impact report and remanded the man in custody until 1 February.

Woman attacked with knife during assault by three teenagers in north Dublin
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Woman attacked with knife during assault by three teenagers in north Dublin

4 hours ago 22,879 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on Friday.

Man charged over Cork city robbery after being traced with 'find my phone' app
# Bishopstown
# Bishopstown

Man charged over Cork city robbery after being traced with 'find my phone' app

5 hours ago 18,953 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear in Cork City District Court this morning at 10.30am.

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?

6 hours ago 26,434 Views 72 Comments

There is no such levy on vacant housing in Ireland at the moment.

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors

7 hours ago 16,773 Views 24 Comments

Surveyors predict a 4% rise in house prices in Ireland in 2021.

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
# Giant
From The42
# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

7 hours ago 29,608 Views 5 Comments

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated 8 hours ago 13,806 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making the headlines this morning.

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic
# Citizens
# Citizens

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic

8 hours ago 21,215 Views 46 Comments

4,000 people awaiting citizenship will be able to finish the process by the end of March.

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence

9 hours ago 17,384 Views 0 Comments

The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.

Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions

9 hours ago 10,612 Views 2 Comments

Social workers, parents, foster carers and children have experienced additional stress in the last six months.

Why is CervicalCheck using HPV tests instead of testing for all smear abnormalities?
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Why is CervicalCheck using HPV tests instead of testing for all smear abnormalities?

10 hours ago 20,782 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to Noirin Russell about some of the common questions about the change to the cancer screening programme.

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader

10 hours ago 9,663 Views 0 Comments

The newly launched two-year, part-time Modular Executive MBA begins in August 2021.

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
# Food Safety Authority
# Food Safety Authority

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020

16 hours ago 171,835 Views 29 Comments

The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Presidents of the United States?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about Presidents of the United States?

18 hours ago 56,364 Views 48 Comments

No history books allowed.

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Winning the '4 in a row,' getting capped by Ireland and escaping a 2016 terrorist attack

19 hours ago 36,177 Views 3 Comments

Ex-Shamrock Rovers player Peter Eccles is the latest to feature in our League of Ireland Legends series.

Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation
# Arrest
# Arrest

Over €1 million cash seized as part of organised crime investigation

Updated 20 hours ago 60,965 Views 27 Comments

In another search yesterday, Gardaí seized €117,000 in cash, a Rolex watch and a vehicle in Coolock.

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

'I'm grateful and privileged to play both' - a closer look at the inter-county dual player

20 hours ago 35,876 Views 13 Comments

Will it continue? The42 speaks to some of the country’s top stars who combine camogie and ladies football at the top level.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

21 hours ago 19,579 Views 4 Comments

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

Parler could be allowed return to Apple app store with changes
# Social Media
# Social Media

Parler could be allowed return to Apple app store with changes

21 hours ago 22,094 Views 27 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the app could return if it changes how it moderates posts.

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush
# Taliban
# Taliban

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush

21 hours ago 12,615 Views 2 Comments

Violence has risen in Afghanistan in recent months despite peace talks between the Taliban and government.

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