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Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
# Corporation Tax Rate
# Corporation Tax Rate

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world

10 minutes ago 392 Views 2 Comments

Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history in front of 60,000 fans
# Report
From The42
# Report

Cristiano Ronaldo makes history in front of 60,000 fans

14 minutes ago 4,680 Views 9 Comments

Portugal were made to work but ultimately were too good for Hungary.

2,400 fans to be permitted into Croke Park for Division 3 football final
# For The Fans
From The42
# For The Fans

2,400 fans to be permitted into Croke Park for Division 3 football final

37 minutes ago 2,281 Views 8 Comments

The league decider between Derry and Offaly has been announced as a pilot fixture for return of spectators.

The Remote: Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy Together and Jeremy Clarkson hits the farm
# The Remote
# The Remote

The Remote: Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy Together and Jeremy Clarkson hits the farm

40 minutes ago 3,639 Views 3 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

North Dublin city centre street sealed off after discovery of 'suspicious device'
# Dublin
# Dublin

North Dublin city centre street sealed off after discovery of 'suspicious device'

54 minutes ago 8,801 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí and defence forces are at the scene of a suspicious device on Nottingham Street.

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months

1 hour ago 10,054 Views 7 Comments

Robert Byrne carried out 35 transactions using his grandfather’s account after taking the details of his credit card.

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
# Large Scale Protest
# Large Scale Protest

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

Updated 1 hour ago 27,883 Views 55 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
Have you seen Abbie? Gardaí appeal for help tracing missing Athlone girl (15)
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen Abbie? Gardaí appeal for help tracing missing Athlone girl (15)

1 hour ago 9,076 Views 3 Comments

Abbie O’Brien was last seen at her home in Athlone, Roscommon, wearing all black.

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data
# Phone Data
# Phone Data

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data

1 hour ago 4,009 Views 0 Comments

The judges will decide on the admissability of the phone evidence next week.

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters
# London
# London

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters

1 hour ago 8,599 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened near Downing Street, London today.

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
# The Name Game
From The42
# The Name Game

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt

Updated 2 hours ago 23,561 Views 13 Comments

The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 25,295 Views 36 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, with 23 in ICU.

Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids
# Seized
# Seized

Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids

2 hours ago 9,380 Views 4 Comments

The searches were carried out in Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wexford this morning.

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information
# Identity
# Identity

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information

Updated 2 hours ago 7,762 Views 10 Comments

An adoptee rights group said that Tusla’s apology is a “long overdue acknowledgement” of adoptees’ pain.

Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different

2 hours ago 4,446 Views 4 Comments

CMO Dr Tony Holohan has endorsed the return to college campuses in the coming academic year.

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
# Kathleen Funchion
# Kathleen Funchion

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'

2 hours ago 4,516 Views 7 Comments

The Oireachtas Children’s Committee will work “very closely with the minister and the department regarding the next steps”.

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today

3 hours ago 7,537 Views 12 Comments

Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.

'Mixed signals can disrupt programme': No plans to allow mixing of different vaccine doses
# Rollout
# Rollout

'Mixed signals can disrupt programme': No plans to allow mixing of different vaccine doses

3 hours ago 9,095 Views 21 Comments

Opposition parties have suggested that the 60 to 69 age cohort who received AstraZeneca should be offered a different second dose.

'We got the right result - Christian survived. He is one of between five and eight percent who survive'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'We got the right result - Christian survived. He is one of between five and eight percent who survive'

Updated 3 hours ago 13,017 Views 12 Comments

Pat Nevin was doing live commentary on the game in which Christian Eriksen collapsed, and he reflected on the experience on this week’s Behind the Lines.

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China

4 hours ago 7,713 Views 15 Comments

The chair of the European Parliament’s delegation on China has a stark warning about how the country approaches human rights.

Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped
# Courts
# Courts

Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped

6 hours ago 17,199 Views 0 Comments

The decision was made following legal argument.

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says
# Belarus
# Belarus

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says

6 hours ago 11,544 Views 15 Comments

The plane changed course to head for the Belarus capital Minsk escorted by a MiG fighter jet.

Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards
# IFTA
# IFTA

Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards

6 hours ago 5,717 Views 11 Comments

The runaway TV success of last year, Normal People, is in the running in multiple categories including best drama and best actor.

Center Parcs plans major expansion of its Longford resort
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Center Parcs plans major expansion of its Longford resort

6 hours ago 18,005 Views 40 Comments

The tourist spot plans to spend €80m to €85m adding 200 lodges and developing existing facilities.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated 6 hours ago 18,857 Views 15 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

Tighter travel restrictions for arrivals from Britain into Ireland amid Delta variant concerns
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Tighter travel restrictions for arrivals from Britain into Ireland amid Delta variant concerns

Updated 6 hours ago 29,123 Views 35 Comments

The move comes as British officials have delayed the reopening of their society for four weeks.

Teen arrested after woman threatened at gunpoint in Drogheda town
# Arrest
# Arrest

Teen arrested after woman threatened at gunpoint in Drogheda town

7 hours ago 17,177 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at around 3pm.

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?

8 hours ago 23,673 Views 62 Comments

Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.

Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin

9 hours ago 13,959 Views 38 Comments

Eamon Ryan said people affected do need and will get government support.

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion

10 hours ago 14,584 Views 23 Comments

There will be 700 flexible carer jobs with 50 fulltime nursing, tutors and administrative staff roles nationwide.

Denmark's Eriksen says 'I'm fine' from hospital
# Update
From The42
# Update

Denmark's Eriksen says 'I'm fine' from hospital

10 hours ago 22,312 Views 19 Comments

The Inter Milan player made a social media post from hospital this morning.

Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory
# China
# China

Chinese scientist at centre of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory

11 hours ago 25,291 Views 56 Comments

Dr Shi Zhengli, of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, is an expert in bat coronaviruses.

'We'll see how hungry Zeebs is to start the season well, how he settles in'
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

'We'll see how hungry Zeebs is to start the season well, how he settles in'

Updated 11 hours ago 28,184 Views 38 Comments

Andy Farrell will look for Simon Zebo prove himself in Munster before any possible Ireland recall.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
# EU US Relations
# EU US Relations

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

11 hours ago 9,312 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

Canada: top military chief resigns over golf game controversy
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Canada: top military chief resigns over golf game controversy

11 hours ago 39,594 Views 5 Comments

Mike Rouleau admitted to playing golf with a retired former Chief of Staff being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct.

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots
# RCSI
# RCSI

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots

12 hours ago 39,261 Views 8 Comments

The work was led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre
# Heroin Addiction
# Heroin Addiction

GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre

12 hours ago 8,845 Views 21 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern says there’s no excuse not to have injecting centres by now.

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds
# Emergency Legislation
# Emergency Legislation

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds

12 hours ago 22,815 Views 15 Comments

Judge Edmund Honohon questioned why a sunset clause was not set out in the emergency legislation.

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