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Today’s News

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

1 hour ago 7,763 Views 4 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

LIVE: Dublin v Kildare, Leinster senior football final From The42
Live 1 hour ago

LIVE: Dublin v Kildare, Leinster senior football final

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles

Updated 1 hour ago 17,540 Views 6 Comments

Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 25,275 Views 46 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

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Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches
# Kristina Timanovskaya
# Kristina Timanovskaya

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches

2 hours ago 28,857 Views 16 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she is refusing to fly home.

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'

2 hours ago 7,375 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy retuned home today after their stunning Olympic success.

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos
# YouTube
# YouTube

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos

2 hours ago 12,584 Views 37 Comments

YouTube said “numerous” offending videos have now been removed.

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

2 hours ago 13,426 Views 29 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold

3 hours ago 16,541 Views 9 Comments

It is the first time since 1912 that an Olympic track and field event gold has been shared.

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland
# Breast Check
# Breast Check

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland

3 hours ago 6,044 Views 5 Comments

The cutting-edge technology has been made available to Irish hospitals.

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old

4 hours ago 21,400 Views 5 Comments

Shannon Molloy was last seen Wednesday July 28.

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght

5 hours ago 24,157 Views 14 Comments

They are both currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final

Updated 5 hours ago 37,421 Views 32 Comments

The Irishman fell during his routine, finishing seventh and missing out on a medal.

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community

6 hours ago 18,557 Views 20 Comments

As part of an emotional ceremony at Auckland Town Hall, PM Jacinda Ardern was covered in a large white mat and then embraced.

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win
# Tokyo2020
# Tokyo2020

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win

7 hours ago 27,839 Views 39 Comments

The Belfast boxer was forced to withdraw from the semi-final of the men’s welterweight competition due to injury.

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated 7 hours ago 41,897 Views 34 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo

8 hours ago 45,743 Views 9 Comments

The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland
# Overnight
From The42
# Overnight

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland

Updated 8 hours ago 59,820 Views 29 Comments

Catch up on what you missed overnight in Tokyo.

Man dies following crash between car and two motorcycles in Dublin
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Man dies following crash between car and two motorcycles in Dublin

8 hours ago 26,821 Views 1 Comment

The three-vehicle collision happened last night on the Finglas Road, Glasnevin.

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet

8 hours ago 17,427 Views 6 Comments

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

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
# France
# France

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris

9 hours ago 16,154 Views 57 Comments

French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win

Updated 9 hours ago 49,031 Views 2 Comments

Former Kildare forward Tadhg Fennin looks back at the 2000 Leinster final and replay against Dublin.

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

10 hours ago 14,446 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

17 hours ago 26,884 Views 29 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.

Yesterday’s News

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

17 hours ago 57,029 Views 53 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

19 hours ago 42,556 Views 31 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny
# Rebel Revival
From The42
# Rebel Revival

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny

20 hours ago 33,364 Views 51 Comments

Cork ran out eight-point victors in Semple Stadium.

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

21 hours ago 25,126 Views 102 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

21 hours ago 20,634 Views 4 Comments

Covid vaccine walk-in centres, mandatory hotel quarantine and wildfires in Turkey made the headlines.

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated 22 hours ago 118,682 Views 142 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures

23 hours ago 27,009 Views 21 Comments

The WHO has urged countries to contain the Delta variant.

Tyrone survive stirring Monaghan fightback to land first Ulster title in 4 years
# Red Hands
From The42
# Red Hands

Tyrone survive stirring Monaghan fightback to land first Ulster title in 4 years

23 hours ago 18,671 Views 4 Comments

It was the first Ulster final to take place in Croke Park since 2006.

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Travel
# Travel

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

Sat 4:54 PM 16,218 Views 11 Comments

Kuwait has been removed from the list of designated states with effect from today.

Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

Sat 4:20 PM 24,151 Views 3 Comments

Fires across Turkey since Wednesday have burned down forests, encroaching on villages and tourist destinations.

As it happened: South Africa v British and Irish Lions, second Test From The42
Live Sat 4:05 PM

As it happened: South Africa v British and Irish Lions, second Test

Coronavirus: 1,427 new cases confirmed, as Ireland reaches 300,000 case milestone
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,427 new cases confirmed, as Ireland reaches 300,000 case milestone

Sat 4:04 PM 64,039 Views 106 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem
# Public Screening
# Public Screening

Hong Kong police arrest man for booing Chinese national anthem

Sat 3:45 PM 14,148 Views 33 Comments

Police are investigating Olympic Games fans who booed China’s national anthem during a public screening at a shopping centre.

Waterford claim first senior championship win over Tipperary in 13 years after pulsating finish
# Déise Delight
From The42
# Déise Delight

Waterford claim first senior championship win over Tipperary in 13 years after pulsating finish

Sat 3:17 PM 35,836 Views 34 Comments

Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosted today’s game.

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