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Former Man Utd footballer and Wales manager Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women
# Salford
# Salford

Former Man Utd footballer and Wales manager Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women

Updated 17 minutes ago 12,622 Views 0 Comments

Giggs will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court next Wednesday.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

18 minutes ago 1,678 Views 0 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

19 minutes ago 570 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

President Joe Biden to travel to UK and Belgium in June
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

President Joe Biden to travel to UK and Belgium in June

26 minutes ago 1,582 Views 1 Comment

Biden will attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall before travelling to Brussels for the NATO summit.

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Clever design adds light and space to this chic city cottage looking over the Liffey
'Proven winner' Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California
# United States
# United States

'Proven winner' Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California

43 minutes ago 4,270 Views 0 Comments

Democratic governor Gavin Newsom is facing a likely recall election this year.

Former Boy Scout leader admits abusing ten boys
# Courts
# Courts

Former Boy Scout leader admits abusing ten boys

49 minutes ago 4,019 Views 0 Comments

David Barry pleaded guilty to 28 charges, with the offences occurring at various dates from 1986 to 2008.

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
# Transport
# Transport

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather

2 hours ago 5,458 Views 8 Comments

There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at house in Limerick overnight
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at house in Limerick overnight

2 hours ago 6,450 Views 0 Comments

The shots were fired at the house by a lone gunman in the early hours of this morning.

The Rainbow Cup kicks off tonight. But does anyone really care?
# Over The Rainbow
From The42
# Over The Rainbow

The Rainbow Cup kicks off tonight. But does anyone really care?

Updated 2 hours ago 18,531 Views 26 Comments

Rugby’s authorities have tried their best but this new tournament should have been kicked to touch a long time ago.

Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike
# Russia
# Russia

Alexei Navalny to end prison hunger strike

3 hours ago 11,075 Views 14 Comments

Alexei Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to address a loss of sensation in his legs and arms.

Planning watchdog warns of negative impacts of numerous developments in south Dublin on M50 and Luas line
# Luas M50 Woes
# Luas M50 Woes

Planning watchdog warns of negative impacts of numerous developments in south Dublin on M50 and Luas line

3 hours ago 15,483 Views 36 Comments

The OPR has criticised a new draft development plan by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Covid-19: Hospital numbers at lowest level since early October as 13 new walk-in test centres to open
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19: Hospital numbers at lowest level since early October as 13 new walk-in test centres to open

3 hours ago 19,304 Views 37 Comments

The number of patients in hospital is at its lowest since 8 October.

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board

4 hours ago 7,332 Views 6 Comments

The 17-year-old are the first Irish students to have had their computer experiment for the International Space Station accepted.

Adrian and Jeremy, 'Dublin's most controversial talk show presenters', to depart 98FM
# Dublin Walks
# Dublin Walks

Adrian and Jeremy, 'Dublin's most controversial talk show presenters', to depart 98FM

5 hours ago 47,129 Views 59 Comments

Adrian Kennedy and Jeremy Dixon launched Dublin Talks on 98FM in 2014.

Dublin loses hosting rights for this summer's European Championship
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

Dublin loses hosting rights for this summer's European Championship

5 hours ago 21,940 Views 64 Comments

The Aviva Stadium’s four fixtures have been moved to Russian city St Petersburg.

Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid
# Pipe Bombs
# Pipe Bombs

Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid

5 hours ago 9,638 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí launched the raid in Drogheda as part of an operation targeting organised crime in the area.

Four arrests as gardaí remove protesters during demonstration at former Debenhams store
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four arrests as gardaí remove protesters during demonstration at former Debenhams store

6 hours ago 23,021 Views 46 Comments

It is understood those arrested have since been released.

Downing Street sources blame Cummings for leaking texts between Boris Johnson and James Dyson
# UK
# UK

Downing Street sources blame Cummings for leaking texts between Boris Johnson and James Dyson

6 hours ago 18,652 Views 20 Comments

An internal inquiry has been launched into the leaking.

Poll: Would you support a Digital Green Cert allowing fully vaccinated people to go on holiday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a Digital Green Cert allowing fully vaccinated people to go on holiday?

7 hours ago 44,808 Views 95 Comments

A proposal for a Digital Green Certificate, or a so-called Covid passport, are to be voted on in the European Parliament next week.

Haircuts resume in Northern Ireland under latest easing of Covid-19 restrictions
# Chop Chop
# Chop Chop

Haircuts resume in Northern Ireland under latest easing of Covid-19 restrictions

7 hours ago 8,658 Views 24 Comments

Several sectors of the economy have returned.

ESB claims strike by Independent Workers Union is unlawful
# ESB
# ESB

ESB claims strike by Independent Workers Union is unlawful

7 hours ago 12,575 Views 12 Comments

The IWU are taking the action over a claimed lack of consultation on outsourced work to the private sector.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

8 hours ago 11,948 Views 0 Comments

Here is what’s making headlines this morning

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

9 hours ago 20,026 Views 49 Comments

The number of people affected is reported to be below five.

Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC

9 hours ago 18,533 Views 83 Comments

The so-called “Abú system” has become the source of controversy in recent days.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

9 hours ago 11,874 Views 4 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles
# Submarine
# Submarine

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles

10 hours ago 22,454 Views 10 Comments

The KRI Nanggala has less than a day’s worth of oxygen remaining for its 53 crew.

Opinion: Pregnant women in Ireland are left to cope alone in the shadows
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Opinion: Pregnant women in Ireland are left to cope alone in the shadows

10 hours ago 13,986 Views 16 Comments

We need to better prioritise the care of pregnant women during Covid, writes Fianna Fáil councillor Deirdre Geraghty-Smith.

Most company directors think the economy will be fully reopened by the end of 2021
# Business Confidence
# Business Confidence

Most company directors think the economy will be fully reopened by the end of 2021

10 hours ago 10,111 Views 15 Comments

Nearly half of business leaders said they expect to return to the office in the fourth quarter.

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine

11 hours ago 34,791 Views 22 Comments

As of Wednesday night, more than 147,000 people have registered for their vaccine.

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week

17 hours ago 45,572 Views 55 Comments
  • The HSE plans to begin administering at a facility in Dublin city centre on Monday.
  • The initial rollout will target single people living in hostels across the city.
  • There is an estimated 3,000 homeless people in Dublin city in addition to 700 families living in hotels.

Yesterday’s News

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise
# Vaccine Deliveries
# Vaccine Deliveries

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise

17 hours ago 20,937 Views 37 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that the action was take over AstraZeneca’s “complete failure to meet its delivery and contractual agreements for April, May and June”.

Nursing home visits to increase to four per week from 4 May
# Weekly Visits
# Weekly Visits

Nursing home visits to increase to four per week from 4 May

18 hours ago 10,758 Views 2 Comments

This applies to all long-term residential care facilities.

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert
# Svetlana Murphy
# Svetlana Murphy

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert

18 hours ago 248,434 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that the 14-year-old girl will be re-united with her family tonight.

'I've been struck by the public's response to what the disease is doing': The key points from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

'I've been struck by the public's response to what the disease is doing': The key points from tonight's NPHET briefing

19 hours ago 56,874 Views 53 Comments

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

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'
# Who's At The Wheel
From The42
# Who's At The Wheel

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'

Updated 19 hours ago 12,741 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella gave their thoughts during a difficult week, and after a stop-start few years, for Irish women’s rugby.

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions
# Parachute Regiment
# Parachute Regiment

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions

19 hours ago 14,542 Views 18 Comments

The judicial review challenge has been listed for hearing for five days beginning on 20 September.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

20 hours ago 8,782 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: The chef who will never eat again
# Evening Longread
# Evening Longread

Your evening longread: The chef who will never eat again

20 hours ago 18,333 Views 2 Comments

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

Gardaí seize catalytic converters worth €2.2 million following search in north Dublin
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize catalytic converters worth €2.2 million following search in north Dublin

20 hours ago 69,197 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene earlier.

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