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Today’s News

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €50k in Dublin in lockdown

This week, our reader is busy programming for work and fun but manages his finances well during the lockdown.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Have a look back at the main stories from today.

From The42 The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp Great Expectations This post contains videos

The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp

Brian Mooney chats to The42 about his early days at Anfield, becoming a cult hero with Preston and why a big move to Sunderland didn’t work out.

Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque

Turkish president Erdogan formally converted the museum back into a mosque on Friday.

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Live near forest, river and sea at this light-filled Sligo home for €440k

'Not a sausage, not a jot, not a tiddle': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Florida reports record high 15,300 positive Covid-19 cases in one day

The US yesterday recorded a new daily high of 66,528 cases.

From The42 Police arrest 12-year-old boy over racist messages sent to footballer Wilfried Zaha Kick It Out

Police arrest 12-year-old boy over racist messages sent to footballer Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson labelled the abuse ‘cowardly and despicable’.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 17 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were released by health officials this evening.

Irish men and women who died in wars or during UN service remembered

President Michael D Higgins led the commemoration event at Collins Barracks in Dublin.

Youths throw petrol bombs at NI police for second night in a row

A number of petrol bombs were thrown at police on Friday and Saturday, the PSNI said.

Man (30s) arrested as part of investigation into fatal crash in Tipperary

A man in his 60s died yesterday after the two-car crash in which the other driver left the scene.

Eastern European countries impose new coronavirus restrictions

The mandatory use of face masks and travel bans or quarantines are among the measures being introduced.

From The42 ‘Absolute disgrace’ that Jack Charlton wasn’t knighted – Ray Houghton Reaction

‘Absolute disgrace’ that Jack Charlton wasn’t knighted – Ray Houghton

The former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland midfielder was among those to pay tribute to the manager.

Bus drivers concerned about conflict between passengers over mandatory face coverings

There is some confusion around who will police new regulations that make face coverings on public transport mandatory.

Central Bank 'made clear' expectations for bank transparency about mortgage breaks, governor says

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said yesterday he doesn’t ‘fully trust’ the banks not to try to profit during the pandemic.

'The UK’s new start': £705m to be spent on British-EU borders - Northern Ireland plans yet to be published

£235 million will be spent on staffing and IT systems, while £470 million will be spent on port and inland infrastructure.

Poll: Should there be a facility near Dublin Airport where people have to quarantine? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a facility near Dublin Airport where people have to quarantine?

How to deal with tourists arriving in Ireland has been a much-discussed topic this weekend.

Portuguese police search wells in Madeleine McCann investigation

The Mirror reported that police and divers in the Algarve region examined three disused wells on Thursday.

Barry Cowen disputes 'incorrect' Garda report of what happened at drink-driving checkpoint in 2016

“I did not evade, or attempt to evade, a Garda,” a statement from Cowen said.

250 hours of analysis and staged TV interviews - Inside a top-level coaching course

We take a look at what the likes of Duff, Keane and Andrews had to do to earn their Pro Licence at the FAI, the highest qualification in coaching.

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000

The two men were arrested by gardaí on Thursday.

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship' Tax

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship'

Money received under the wage subsidy scheme is taxable, but that tax liability won’t come until the end of the year.

Gardaí appeal for woman missing from Gorey home

Deirdre Redmond was last seen leaving her house in Gorey at approximately 2pm yesterday.

Taoiseach says it's too soon for British people to holiday in Ireland without quarantining for two weeks

“Suppression of the virus is key,” Micheál Martin told the Andrew Marr Show.

Crowds gather as Twelfth of July bonfires lit amid coronavirus restrictions

Call outs by the Northern Ireland fire service dropped by a third this year compared to last year.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

AirBnB, Barry Cowen, and Donald Trump wears a mask.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Michaela? I just want you to know I’m really proud of you'

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

From The42 The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind Glory Days

The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind

He ruled with an iron fist – but the players loved his mischievous wit and winning mentality..

Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath

Two men, aged 35 and 62 years, were arrested in relation to the seizure.

Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time

The US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, as Disney Florida opened up.

After US gives in to Russia on red-line issue, UN Security Council restarts aid for displaced Syrians

After a proposal submitted by Germany and Belgium, the cross-border aid plan was approved.

Larry Donnelly: America's problems go far deeper than Donald Trump

Larry Donnelly says we should not write off Trump in November, but if he does lose, it is merely the first step in a long road back to redemption for the US.

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know Tom Hanks movies?

How well do you think you know the iconic American actor’s movies?

From The42 'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win Off The Mark

'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win

Two years ago, McGoldrick was without a club and to go on trial at Sheffield United.

Why was the Covid-19 app so successful in Ireland?

HSE CEO Paul Reid called the Irish roll out the “most successful launch of this app anywhere in the world”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Take a look back at the main stories from today.

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Opinion: We need serious help to 'stop burning stuff' to heat our homes

UCC researcher calls for a broader range of clean energy initiatives as small towns suffer air pollution from residential solid fuel burning.

Man (60s) dies after crash involving two cars in Tipperary

The driver of the other car involved in the crash failed to remain at the scene.

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