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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 5 July, 2020

Today’s News

From The42 'We want to promote confidence in fans as they return' - the Irish app leading the way in GAA post-Covid-19 Clubspot

'We want to promote confidence in fans as they return' - the Irish app leading the way in GAA post-Covid-19

ClubSpot will deliver digital ticketing for club matches as sport returns. Here, founder John Hyland maps its journey.

Kanye West says he's running for US president - it's not the first time he's promised a White House bid

Kanye West made the announcement on Twitter on US Independence Day.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an incident on the M4

Gardaí are ‘anxious’ to identify the vehicles and men involved.

Sitdown Sunday: 'He’s in the water. Where is he? Where, where, where?'

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Explainer: Why there's likely to be a lot of liquidations and corporate insolvencies in the near future

Insolvency experts are expecting to be deluged as a result of the pandemic.

From The42 'I was struggling to walk, hoping the pain would go away - it didn't' Life Of Brian

'I was struggling to walk, hoping the pain would go away - it didn't'

Brian Scott faced a choice of risking his health or following his dream. Amazingly, the Munster man walked through the pain barrier for months before injury brought an end to the 27-year-old’s career.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing 23-month-old girl from Roscommon

The toddler is believed to have travelled to Dublin with her father on Friday afternoon.

Ireland's freelancers have been hit hard but we've built a platform to help them find work

Peter McPartlin and Úna Herlihy work in Irish media and have built The Indie List to link up employers with creative freelancers.

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Jump ship for this luxury retreat a few steps from the West Cork ocean

Trump attacks opponents as he promises to 'safeguard' American values

Trump echoed comments he’d made the day before at Mount Rushmore.

From The42 The story behind the scandal that shook US sport Sex Abuse This post contains videos

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.

'Overall residential quality' among the concerns Dublin City Council has about Jervis co-living plans

Dublin City Council has requested additional information from the applicants to address a number of matters with the proposed development.

Plan for reopening non-Covid healthcare services could take 'several weeks'

TDs have called for the plan’s publication to be accelerated.

Yesterday’s News

In Galway and Cork, concerns grow about 'sharp increase' in homelessness in coming months

Staff who work with Simon Community say the last few months have been a struggle.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the current rugby season? Now And Then

Quiz: How well do you remember the current rugby season?

Some of us can’t tell what day it is, never mind know when the 2019/20 season ends and the 20/21 campaigns begins.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19

Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.

Catalonia imposes regional lockdown on 200,000 people following surge in Covid-19 cases

There was a significant rise in cases in the Segria area.

Going overseas against travel advice will cost claimants Jobseekers or PUP payments

Claimants would not be able to claim for the duration of their holiday and two weeks afterwards.

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed in an update from the Department of Health this evening.

From The42 FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government Bailout

FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government

Move comes five months after FAI received a €19.2m package.

English pub still to re-open for business today despite car crashing through it in the early hours Kent This post contains videos

English pub still to re-open for business today despite car crashing through it in the early hours

The pub landlord said the hard work to get ready to re-open had been undone by the incident.

Phil Hogan hopeful of Brexit deal but says the ball is in the UK's court

The fourth round of Brexit trade talks ended a day early this week.

Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...

Leopold Kerney was an Irish diplomat in the first half of the last century and we can learn much from his handling of Britain, writes historian Barry Whelan.

From The42 As it happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth, Premier League Updates

As it happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth, Premier League

United can move into the top four – temporarily at least – by beating a struggling Bournemouth side.

Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died

The officers imitated a chokehold used on a black man who subsequently died last August.

A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said it is unlikely the whale will survive.

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

More than 11 million people around the world are now known to have been infected since the pandemic began.

Ghislaine Maxwell would 'never' say anything about Prince Andrew to investigators, friend claims

Maxwell is accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein groom multiple underage girls.

Pubs and barbers return on England's 'Super Saturday'

A major easing of lockdown measures will see restaurants and cinemas also able to open their doors again in England.

From The42 Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode Prospect

Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode

The 20-year-old furthered his footballing education by getting a taste of life in the lower leagues.

'His remorse is genuine': Taoiseach backs Barry Cowen over drink-driving ban

The taoiseach said that he was first made aware of the incident on Friday.

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July

The ‘green list’ is expected to be published on 20 July.

From The42 Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history Double Standards

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history

So many boxing figures performatively take the moral high ground when it comes to the sanctity of human life – until doing so might inconvenience them personally.

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

Man arrested after shots fired at gardaí in Cork

The man, who is in his 20s, was arrested following a car chase.

'It's been a rip-roaring success': At no cost, Princes' Street leads the post-Covid revival in Cork city

With very little cost, Cork City Council has plans to make streets pedestrian-only until 31 August, and possibly beyond that, if it goes well.

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