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SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

47 minutes ago 919 Views 0 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective

48 minutes ago 2,788 Views 0 Comments

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

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

1 hour ago 7,355 Views 12 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade
# Fort Lauderdale
# Fort Lauderdale

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade

2 hours ago 12,288 Views 0 Comments

The driver and the victims were a part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus family.

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future
# Mortgage Lending Rules
# Mortgage Lending Rules

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future

2 hours ago 2,949 Views 1 Comment

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says a fresh review of its mortgage lending measures will include submissions from the public.

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories

2 hours ago 10,140 Views 10 Comments

He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?

2 hours ago 36,293 Views 57 Comments

In just one week there has been a 79% rise in cases of this variant across the UK.

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider

2 hours ago 5,269 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Luxury on Lough Corrib: Tranquil hideaway with an aristocratic past for €675k
Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?

3 hours ago 16,923 Views 11 Comments

In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

9 hours ago 23,563 Views 22 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

11 hours ago 30,701 Views 12 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
From The42
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

11 hours ago 21,398 Views 14 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 12,199 Views 0 Comments

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

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
# Mica Protests
# Mica Protests

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back

13 hours ago 21,402 Views 5 Comments

The Donegal diaspora in the US is mobilising in support of homeowners seeking compensation for mica damage to their homes.

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street

14 hours ago 64,459 Views 73 Comments

The incident occurred near St Stephen’s Green.

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

14 hours ago 25,690 Views 19 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal
# Never Write Them Off
From The42
# Never Write Them Off

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal

14 hours ago 30,936 Views 23 Comments

The Germans came from behind to win the best game of the tournament thus far.

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
# Shirt Off Your Back
# Shirt Off Your Back

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

15 hours ago 21,394 Views 32 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade

15 hours ago 23,896 Views 94 Comments

This would require 40,000 new homes built each year.

Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign over to perfect start with 6-try win
# Green Shoots
From The42
# Green Shoots

Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign over to perfect start with 6-try win

16 hours ago 31,221 Views 21 Comments

Ireland defeated Scotland 38-7 in the opening game of the Six Nations.

Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed

17 hours ago 26,435 Views 32 Comments

Givan was only formally installed as the new First Minister on Thursday.

Griezmann rescues France from shock defeat to Hungary
# Narrow Escape
From The42
# Narrow Escape

Griezmann rescues France from shock defeat to Hungary

17 hours ago 23,272 Views 30 Comments

The tournament favourites escaped Budapest with a 1-1 draw.

New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste

18 hours ago 35,295 Views 60 Comments

The Sisters of Charity said it has never been contacted by the Government or the State to discuss purchasing the site.

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi elected president
# Ebrahim Raisi
# Ebrahim Raisi

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi elected president

Updated 19 hours ago 21,972 Views 39 Comments

Raisi won just shy of 62% of the vote, on a voter turnout of 48.8% a record low in the Islamic republic.

From China to a united Ireland: what The Good Information Project has been up to so far
# The Stories So Far
# The Stories So Far

From China to a united Ireland: what The Good Information Project has been up to so far

19 hours ago 6,615 Views 5 Comments

The series enlists readers to join forces with the project team to take a deep dive into key issues impacting Ireland right now.

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
# Russia
# Russia

Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs

19 hours ago 30,552 Views 21 Comments

The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.

Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon
# Castlerea
# Castlerea

Memorial plaques honouring Garda Colm Horkan unveiled in Roscommon

19 hours ago 10,467 Views 2 Comments

Colm Horkan was shot dead when he intervened in an unfolding incident on 17 June 2020.

Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland

20 hours ago 44,532 Views 92 Comments

48 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 14 are in ICU.

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

21 hours ago 26,385 Views 52 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest
# The42reads
From The42
# The42reads

'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest

21 hours ago 19,012 Views 1 Comment

Cathal Joyce, Kevin Knight and Ciara Doyle on the importance of CPR and acting decisively in emergency situations.

Plans for six Tokyo sites to livestream Olympics scrapped
# Slow Vaccine Rollout
# Slow Vaccine Rollout

Plans for six Tokyo sites to livestream Olympics scrapped

22 hours ago 12,138 Views 5 Comments

The sites will instead be offered as vaccination centres

Several injured as police break up 1,500-strong illegal rave in France
# Brittany
# Brittany

Several injured as police break up 1,500-strong illegal rave in France

22 hours ago 17,607 Views 10 Comments

One of the partygoers, a 22-year-old man, lost a hand in the violence.

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion
# Abortion Views
# Abortion Views

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion

23 hours ago 61,875 Views 118 Comments

Biden supports the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court decision affirming a woman’s right to an abortion.

Shane Lowry just makes the cut at US Open as 48-year-old Bland claims share of lead
# Torrey Pines
From The42
# Torrey Pines

Shane Lowry just makes the cut at US Open as 48-year-old Bland claims share of lead

Updated Sat 9:45 AM 26,220 Views 14 Comments

The 48-year-old is the oldest player to lead or share the lead after 36 holes in US Open history.

'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction
# Terri Harrison
# Terri Harrison

'The Irish Handmaid's Tale': Mother and Baby Home survivor says reality was worse than fiction

Sat 9:00 AM 18,365 Views 0 Comments

“We were just like machines for them, they definitely dehumanised us.”

Wyoming park rangers to scale back search for missing Irish hiker
# Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin

Wyoming park rangers to scale back search for missing Irish hiker

Sat 8:43 AM 29,832 Views 9 Comments

Cian McLaughlin was last seen on Tuesday 8 June.

Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall
# Covid19
# Covid19

Canada removed from Mandatory Hotel Quarantine list, hospitalisations continue to fall

Sat 8:26 AM 23,696 Views 20 Comments

The total number of people in hospital with the virus is 44

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