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Gardaí to begin checking arrivals into airports to see if they've been on holiday
# Covid19
# Covid19

Gardaí to begin checking arrivals into airports to see if they've been on holiday

7 minutes ago 1,358 Views 2 Comments

Irish people could face fines of €500 going forward if they are found to be in breach of the 5km travel limit.

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
# 2020 Survey
From The42
# 2020 Survey

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star

Updated 36 minutes ago 3,098 Views 15 Comments

Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.

AstraZeneca says vaccine delivery talks with EU will go ahead, contradicting earlier claims
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

AstraZeneca says vaccine delivery talks with EU will go ahead, contradicting earlier claims

Updated 38 minutes ago 29,639 Views 50 Comments

AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said it’s ‘not selling EU doses to other countries’.

Almost 800 arrested for 'driving while intoxicated' over Christmas and New Year period
# Go Slow
# Go Slow

Almost 800 arrested for 'driving while intoxicated' over Christmas and New Year period

52 minutes ago 4,333 Views 22 Comments

Fixed charge notices were issued to 1,096 motorists for using a mobile phone during the same period.

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'Deep concern' in East Wall after teenager dies following stabbing
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Deep concern' in East Wall after teenager dies following stabbing

1 hour ago 20,648 Views 32 Comments

The boy, believed to have been aged 16, died and two other teenagers were seriously injured.

Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?

3 hours ago 54,359 Views 162 Comments

The WHO doesn’t think they should, but others disagree.

Spotlight

Explained: The Covid-19 Vaccines

We have been answering readers’ questions in our Q&A and covering the roll-out extensively on The Explainer Podcast.

Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll
# Global Emergency
# Global Emergency

Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll

3 hours ago 5,597 Views 25 Comments

UNDP chief Achim Steiner says the poll also reveals how people want their policymakers to take action.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Updated 3 hours ago 11,362 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan

4 hours ago 37,429 Views 6 Comments

“When she unleashed her vocal fireworks, she made time stand still,” the artistic director of Irish National Opera said of Cara.

Sentencing hearing to take place for Irish teen who admitted harassing Ian Wright
# Tralee
# Tralee

Sentencing hearing to take place for Irish teen who admitted harassing Ian Wright

4 hours ago 15,831 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

'The more you coach, the more you realise that nobody cares about your formulas'
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

'The more you coach, the more you realise that nobody cares about your formulas'

5 hours ago 10,347 Views 1 Comment

Former Dublin goalkeeper Clíodhna O’Connor is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial

5 hours ago 57,987 Views 50 Comments

The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

5 hours ago 20,738 Views 20 Comments

The UK Prime Minister offered his “deepest condolences” to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.

Contracts with private firms running Direct Provision should not be renewed - Refugee Council
# Irish Refugee Council
# Irish Refugee Council

Contracts with private firms running Direct Provision should not be renewed - Refugee Council

6 hours ago 16,690 Views 24 Comments

There are currently more than 7,000 people living in Direct Provision.

Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December

6 hours ago 8,823 Views 13 Comments

Around 2.1 million people used contactless payments each day last month.

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits

6 hours ago 11,629 Views 12 Comments

Homeless numbers are down but Simon Communities says the full impact of the pandemic will only be seen when restrictions are lifted permanently.

'Look out for text kisses and flirting': Garda policy orders officers to report colleagues for inappropriate relationships
# Inappropriate
# Inappropriate

'Look out for text kisses and flirting': Garda policy orders officers to report colleagues for inappropriate relationships

12 hours ago 72,481 Views 43 Comments

The Garda Anti-Corruption Unit went live late last year.

Yesterday’s News

Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city
# North Inner City
# North Inner City

Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city

Updated 12 hours ago 111,827 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood gardaí are investigating if the two males were involved in an altercation with a takeaway delivery worker.

Notorious loyalist killer Michael Stone released from prison
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Notorious loyalist killer Michael Stone released from prison

14 hours ago 52,192 Views 28 Comments

Stone killed three people in a gun and grenade attack at Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast following an IRA funeral.

'There was nothing I could do' - Jack Byrne on Mick McCarthy's Apoel sacking
# Exit
From The42
# Exit

'There was nothing I could do' - Jack Byrne on Mick McCarthy's Apoel sacking

14 hours ago 36,825 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland midfielder said the Cypriot club reassured him over his future after McCarthy’s exit.

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

14 hours ago 16,419 Views 22 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

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Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier

14 hours ago 26,678 Views 21 Comments

Archie fell on to rocks near the pier after 11am.

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week

15 hours ago 32,885 Views 17 Comments

The vaccine is a one-dose shot.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

15 hours ago 9,846 Views 0 Comments

New restrictions on incoming travel, Ireland reaches 3,000 Covid-19 deaths, and man jailed over courtroom siege…

Your evening longread: Famed fashion designer Zandra Rhodes on how cancer changed her life
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Famed fashion designer Zandra Rhodes on how cancer changed her life

16 hours ago 12,404 Views 1 Comment

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

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station

16 hours ago 29,682 Views 47 Comments

The three men will receive 15 weeks of training in advance of the flight next January.

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'

16 hours ago 29,108 Views 86 Comments

NPHET does not recommend such a strategy, says Micheál Martin.

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?
# Stars Of The Show
From The42
# Stars Of The Show

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?

17 hours ago 23,284 Views 37 Comments

Two Dublin sides, Kilkenny camogie, Limerick hurling, Leinster rugby and Shamrock Rovers have all been nominated.

A lockdown extension and new travel rules - Here are the main points you need to know
# Covid19
# Covid19

A lockdown extension and new travel rules - Here are the main points you need to know

17 hours ago 49,991 Views 59 Comments

Level 5 is with us until at least 5 March.

Boris Johnson says he's 'deeply sorry for every life lost' as UK's Covid death toll exceeds 100,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Boris Johnson says he's 'deeply sorry for every life lost' as UK's Covid death toll exceeds 100,000

Updated 17 hours ago 23,341 Views 42 Comments

Another 1,631 deaths were reported today bringing the total to 100,162.

HSE confirms 22 vials of vaccine unusable after incorrect storage at nursing home
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confirms 22 vials of vaccine unusable after incorrect storage at nursing home

17 hours ago 35,971 Views 57 Comments

The HSE said an appropriate cold chain was not in place.

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home

17 hours ago 19,801 Views 28 Comments

The Government must stop pursuing policies which inflate the property market and think again about the Affordable Housing Bill, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

17 hours ago 28,006 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

PSNI investigates possible Covid breaches at funeral of well-known republican in Derry
# PSNI
# PSNI

PSNI investigates possible Covid breaches at funeral of well-known republican in Derry

17 hours ago 15,361 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI said a “significant” number of people gathered for the cortege in Derry.

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000

Updated 18 hours ago 135,482 Views 205 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

The Remote: Gordon Ramsey's foodie road trip and Netflix's new teen drama shot in Wicklow
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Gordon Ramsey's foodie road trip and Netflix's new teen drama shot in Wicklow

18 hours ago 23,919 Views 6 Comments

Here’s some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says
# Level 5
# Level 5

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says

Updated 18 hours ago 48,756 Views 71 Comments

Micheál Martin announced the extended measures this afternoon.

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5

Updated 18 hours ago 136,982 Views 87 Comments
  • Level 5 until at least 5 March
  • Special education in February, other schools incrementally from March
  • Mandatory quarantine for arrivals, either at home or in a hotel
  • Extra gardaí at ports and airports
Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years
# Edmund Dunican
# Edmund Dunican

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years

18 hours ago 22,256 Views 0 Comments

The court heard Edmund Dunican, a fitter by trade, made the fake bomb at home.

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

19 hours ago 27,630 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

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