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Today’s News

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

6 minutes ago 234 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog

11 minutes ago 1,412 Views 0 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined and organised in managing her finances.

Tributes paid to teen following death in Dublin crash
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Tributes paid to teen following death in Dublin crash

11 minutes ago 29,214 Views 1 Comment

The three-vehicle collision happened last night on the Finglas Road, Glasnevin.

Cork unable to play All-Ireland U20 hurling final after 'member of group' tests positive for Covid-19
# Close Contacts
From The42
# Close Contacts

Cork unable to play All-Ireland U20 hurling final after 'member of group' tests positive for Covid-19

40 minutes ago 6,622 Views 5 Comments

Cork were due to play Galway next Saturday.

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Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

1 hour ago 1,619 Views 3 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

'It feels pretty good, we can't complain': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'It feels pretty good, we can't complain': The week in quotes

1 hour ago 2,653 Views 0 Comments

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

Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row

2 hours ago 16,475 Views 35 Comments

Daniel Flynn slammed in a 62nd minute goal for Kildare.

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

2 hours ago 7,298 Views 8 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

3 hours ago 14,992 Views 6 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles

Updated 4 hours ago 35,707 Views 10 Comments

Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 41,682 Views 80 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches
# Kristina Timanovskaya
# Kristina Timanovskaya

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches

4 hours ago 47,793 Views 20 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she is refusing to fly home.

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'

5 hours ago 18,026 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy retuned home today after their stunning Olympic success.

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos
# YouTube
# YouTube

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos

5 hours ago 18,144 Views 41 Comments

YouTube said “numerous” offending videos have now been removed.

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

5 hours ago 19,505 Views 54 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold

5 hours ago 23,091 Views 10 Comments

It is the first time since 1912 that an Olympic track and field event gold has been shared.

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland
# Breast Check
# Breast Check

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland

6 hours ago 8,063 Views 6 Comments

The cutting-edge technology has been made available to Irish hospitals.

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old

7 hours ago 26,860 Views 6 Comments

Shannon Molloy was last seen Wednesday July 28.

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght

8 hours ago 27,804 Views 14 Comments

They are both currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final

Updated 8 hours ago 41,241 Views 32 Comments

The Irishman fell during his routine, finishing seventh and missing out on a medal.

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community

9 hours ago 21,063 Views 22 Comments

As part of an emotional ceremony at Auckland Town Hall, PM Jacinda Ardern was covered in a large white mat and then embraced.

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win
# Tokyo2020
# Tokyo2020

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win

10 hours ago 29,887 Views 40 Comments

The Belfast boxer was forced to withdraw from the semi-final of the men’s welterweight competition due to injury.

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated 10 hours ago 44,746 Views 34 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo

10 hours ago 52,472 Views 9 Comments

The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland
# Overnight
From The42
# Overnight

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland

Updated 10 hours ago 61,475 Views 29 Comments

Catch up on what you missed overnight in Tokyo.

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet

11 hours ago 18,833 Views 6 Comments

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

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
# France
# France

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris

12 hours ago 16,959 Views 61 Comments

French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win

Updated 12 hours ago 52,479 Views 2 Comments

Former Kildare forward Tadhg Fennin looks back at the 2000 Leinster final and replay against Dublin.

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

13 hours ago 15,280 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

20 hours ago 28,467 Views 30 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.

Yesterday’s News

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

20 hours ago 57,808 Views 54 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

22 hours ago 43,787 Views 31 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny
# Rebel Revival
From The42
# Rebel Revival

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny

23 hours ago 33,985 Views 52 Comments

Cork ran out eight-point victors in Semple Stadium.

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Sat 8:00 PM 25,820 Views 103 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:53 PM 20,895 Views 4 Comments

Covid vaccine walk-in centres, mandatory hotel quarantine and wildfires in Turkey made the headlines.

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated Sat 7:20 PM 119,576 Views 143 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures

Sat 6:22 PM 27,329 Views 21 Comments

The WHO has urged countries to contain the Delta variant.

Tyrone survive stirring Monaghan fightback to land first Ulster title in 4 years
# Red Hands
From The42
# Red Hands

Tyrone survive stirring Monaghan fightback to land first Ulster title in 4 years

Sat 5:56 PM 18,876 Views 4 Comments

It was the first Ulster final to take place in Croke Park since 2006.

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