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LIVE: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

LIVE: Liverpool v Man United, Premier League

17 minutes ago 3,272 Views 6 Comments

Liverpool face Man United, in one of the season’s most-anticipated matches so far.

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy
# Qanon
# Qanon

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy

25 minutes ago 4,781 Views 2 Comments

A Swiss startup said it had used its algorithm-based software, developed to detect plagiarism, to help crack QAnon.

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match
# Best Wishes
From The42
# Best Wishes

Former Cork star Bríd Stack hospitalised following injury in AFLW practice match

Updated 59 minutes ago 27,348 Views 9 Comments

Cork LGFA say there’s positive news coming from Australia, and the Giants player will make a full recovery.

Archbishop says religious orders should not be 'scapegoated' for Mother and Baby Homes
# Redress
# Redress

Archbishop says religious orders should not be 'scapegoated' for Mother and Baby Homes

1 hour ago 13,749 Views 104 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin said that the church was “expected to intervene” when society “banished” mothers.

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25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

1 hour ago 4,683 Views 3 Comments

Current restrictions in place in the North mean that people must stay at home unless they have a “reasonable excuse”.

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated 2 hours ago 30,841 Views 41 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

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.

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing
# Arrest
# Arrest

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing

2 hours ago 52,038 Views 0 Comments

The woman assaulted a staff member at a premises where she had not worn a face covering.

Indonesian teams find more bodies, clear roads after earthquake
# Shaken
# Shaken

Indonesian teams find more bodies, clear roads after earthquake

3 hours ago 9,006 Views 0 Comments

The death toll from the 6.2 magnitude earthquake has risen to 56.

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay
# Shipment
# Shipment

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay

3 hours ago 12,553 Views 12 Comments

The Pfizer plant in Belgium is working to increase capacity.

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There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU

4 hours ago 17,505 Views 63 Comments

There were 60 deaths and a further 3,231 cases of Covid-19 announced yesterday.

UK minister says controversial statues should be put in context
# Frozen In Time
# Frozen In Time

UK minister says controversial statues should be put in context

4 hours ago 10,288 Views 21 Comments

His comments follow the dumping of a statue into Bristol Harbour by protestors last year.

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Michael McDowell calls white-water rafting facility a 'grotesque vanity project'

4 hours ago 41,579 Views 114 Comments

The former Tánaiste called on the Government to intervene to stop the tendering process.

Poll: Have you been negatively affected by Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been negatively affected by Brexit?

5 hours ago 25,362 Views 105 Comments

Are you paying more for something, or don’t have access to it anymore?

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend
# Audition Time
From The42
# Audition Time

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend

5 hours ago 21,711 Views 37 Comments

With the Six Nations kicking off in just three weeks, the Ireland coach has some tough decisions to make. Saturday’s clash between Munster and Leinster should help him do so.

Sinn Féin is the most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin is the most popular party in latest opinion poll

5 hours ago 38,312 Views 147 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President
# White House
# White House

Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President

6 hours ago 33,188 Views 35 Comments

Inauguration day is on Wednesday.

Sitdown Sunday: How six brothers and their lion terrorised a Libyan town
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How six brothers and their lion terrorised a Libyan town

6 hours ago 24,387 Views 1 Comment

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

6 hours ago 10,141 Views 0 Comments

A political poll, nurses, and the mother and baby homes: Here’s what’s in the news this morning.

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol

7 hours ago 41,667 Views 56 Comments

Larry Donnelly reflects on the final days of President Donald Trump’s term.

'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'
# Commission
# Commission

'Illegitimate children could contaminate the morals of society so had to be hidden and illegally adopted'

7 hours ago 21,423 Views 0 Comments

Adopted people and survivors of mother and baby homes say forced adoption was widespread, regardless of what the commission says.

'Some people are feeling isolated or alone, so this is more important than ever'
# Support
From The42
# Support

'Some people are feeling isolated or alone, so this is more important than ever'

7 hours ago 21,595 Views 4 Comments

Su Carty, who works with the IRFU and World Rugby, is part of Ohana ZERO Suicide.

RTÉ says it has no plans to scrap The Angelus as it aims to strike a balance on 'diversity of views'
# The Bells
# The Bells

RTÉ says it has no plans to scrap The Angelus as it aims to strike a balance on 'diversity of views'

8 hours ago 19,510 Views 163 Comments

An online petition started this week calling for RTÉ to scrap broadcasting the Angelus.

'I wanted my AFL career to go on for 10 or 12 years but everyone has a different journey. I've accepted that'
# Glass Half Full
From The42
# Glass Half Full

'I wanted my AFL career to go on for 10 or 12 years but everyone has a different journey. I've accepted that'

8 hours ago 18,557 Views 1 Comment

With his Hawthorn career in the rearview mirror, Conor Glass is determined to help Derry compete for Ulster titles.

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?
# Disruption
# Disruption

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?

9 hours ago 27,480 Views 37 Comments

More than 70% of trucks are completing paperwork before moving goods, and are being ‘green-lighted’ to leave Irish ports.

'We can't just say it's too difficult': Could criminal investigations into Ireland's mother and baby homes happen?
# Legal Questions
# Legal Questions

'We can't just say it's too difficult': Could criminal investigations into Ireland's mother and baby homes happen?

15 hours ago 21,255 Views 40 Comments

There have been calls for investigations following the publication of a long-awaited report this week.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?
# Shantytok
# Shantytok

Quiz: How much do you know about sea shanties?

17 hours ago 39,701 Views 24 Comments

Soon may the Wellerman come, to bring us sugar and tea and rum.

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier
# Humbled
From The42
# Humbled

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier

Updated 18 hours ago 45,257 Views 10 Comments

The former European champions encountered a highly-motivated Ealing on their first outing since relegation.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

19 hours ago 22,554 Views 1 Comment

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

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
# Resilience
From The42
# Resilience

Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet

Updated 20 hours ago 40,347 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.

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US threatens to halt intel sharing in Mexican drug row
# US-Mexico Border
# US-Mexico Border

US threatens to halt intel sharing in Mexican drug row

20 hours ago 24,647 Views 7 Comments

Mexico’s president accused American authorities of fabricating drug trafficking evidence against a former defense chief.

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'

20 hours ago 27,456 Views 67 Comments

The serial number is reported to Gardaí for only one in 16 stolen bikes, writes Dublin Cycling Campaign’s David Timoney.

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
# Election
# Election

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

20 hours ago 15,360 Views 69 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department
# Washington
# Washington

Iran deal architect among veterans named for Biden State Department

21 hours ago 11,914 Views 6 Comments

Biden said that the State Department nominees “have secured some of the most defining national security and diplomatic achievements in recent memory”.

Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland

22 hours ago 122,417 Views 188 Comments

“A significant percentage of the population – in excess of 1 in 10 in some counties – is currently either a case or a close contact.”

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds

22 hours ago 22,680 Views 15 Comments

Locals have been told to be vigilant for signs of danger.

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

'It is hard you can't give him the send off he deserves but I'm sure he's looking down saying, 'Not to worry, lads''

Updated 22 hours ago 22,480 Views 5 Comments

Shane Ronayne recalls working alongside Eamonn Ryan.

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres
# Vaccinated
# Vaccinated

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres

22 hours ago 43,504 Views 90 Comments

A requirement for travellers into Ireland to produce evidence of a negative test result has also come into effect.

Uganda's president extends 35-year rule with disputed election win
# Kampala
# Kampala

Uganda's president extends 35-year rule with disputed election win

Updated 23 hours ago 27,294 Views 10 Comments

The race was between Uganda’s incumbent and musician turned opposition candidate Bobi Wine.

Brittany Ferries moves up start of new Cherbourg-Rosslare route over Brexit pressures
# Ship Out
# Ship Out

Brittany Ferries moves up start of new Cherbourg-Rosslare route over Brexit pressures

23 hours ago 43,903 Views 51 Comments

A weekly crossing between Cherbourg and Rosslare will start on Monday two months earlier than planned.

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