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Today’s News

Gardaí conduct checkpoints in Dublin to remind public of Level 3 restrictions

Additional gardaí were drafted in this weekend to conduct the checkpoints and high visibility patrols.

From The42 Sensational Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years Legend

Sensational Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years

The Carrick-on-Suir native won the final stage in spectacular fashion, and has won outright Ireland’s first green jersey at the Tour since Sean Kelly in 1989.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 396 new cases - including 241 in Dublin

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.

'The pandemic exposed big failings': ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers

The union said up to half of the labour force, including hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers, do not receive sick pay.

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From The42 Incredible drama as late goal gives Kiladangan first Tipp senior title after extra-time thriller The Late Late Show

Incredible drama as late goal gives Kiladangan first Tipp senior title after extra-time thriller

Bryan McLoughney’s goal clinched a 1-28 to 3-20 success over Loughmore-Castleiney after extra-time in Thurles.

From The42 LIVE: Chelsea v Liverpool, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Chelsea v Liverpool, Premier League

Join us for live minute-by-minute coverage of this afternoon’s action from Stamford Bridge.

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.

From The42 Ulster's season ends with defeat to Toulouse in Champions Cup quarter-final Fin

Ulster's season ends with defeat to Toulouse in Champions Cup quarter-final

Cheslin Kolbe was sensational for the Top 14 side as he scored two tries.

'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

100 years ago today more than 100 Black and Tans ransacked the north Dublin town and two men were beaten to death.

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Matt Hancock says new lockdown restrictions in London within days cannot be ruled out

The number of cases per 100,000 people over seven days is reported to have increased in London from 18.8 to around 25 earlier in the week.

Missing Kerry teenager found safe and well

Alex Sugrue went missing earlier this month.

Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

President Trump has been targeting TikTok, a video app popular with younger people, as well as WeChat, another Chinese-owned app.

Trying to walk more, wake up earlier or stress less? We want to hear from you

TheJournal.ie is launching a new wellness diary series, How I Live.

Latest opinion poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil’s approval rated dipped again in the latest Sunday Times poll.

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Wake up to views of Ireland's Eye: Light-filled townhouse in Malahide for €730k
From The42 'They always struck me with their maturity and leadership' - Tipp's hurling class of 2010 still star Premier Pride

'They always struck me with their maturity and leadership' - Tipp's hurling class of 2010 still star

Today’s county senior hurling finals are another example of the influence of Tipperary’s U21 winners from a decade ago.

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Poll: What's the best way to serve eggs?

It’s Sunday morning, and we need to talk about eggs…again.

Belarusian police arrest 200 women at opposition protest

Among those detained was Nina Bahinskaya, a 73-year-old former geologist whose defiance has made her a popular figure in the protests.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Could Friluftsliv save our Covid-19 winter?

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

Motorcyclist (50s) airlifted to hospital after road traffic collision in Co Carlow

The collision occurred on the N80 at Ravenswood, Bunclody, Co. Carlow at approximately 3:10pm yesterday.

How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough

They’re on display now in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland.

'It's so astounding that a woman can disappear to that extent': Rediscovering the author of Ireland's greatest love poem

The Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa explores the life of the writer Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chónaill in her lauded new book.

From The42 The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road Warrior

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road

Bennett is set to become the first Irishman in 31 years to win the prestigious green jersey when the Tour de France finishes up in Paris today.

India set to overtake US as country worst hit by coronavirus

Today’s surge raised the country’s virus tally to more than 5.4 million.

Larry Donnelly: The country of my birth is broken. Can it be fixed?

Larry Donnelly says based on recent events in his home country, it’s hard to argue that America is still the ‘land of opportunity’.

Man shot in paramilitary-style attack in Antrim

PSNI said it received a report at 10.20pm last night that three men forced their way into a house in the Stranocum area.

From The42 Challenge of terrific Toulouse a world away from when Ulster broke their duck in France Landmark

Challenge of terrific Toulouse a world away from when Ulster broke their duck in France

Ulster reached two European finals before recording their first win in France. The 2013 win is long forgotten but stands as a useful stepping stone for today’s crop.

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat

The towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice died aged 87 at her home in Washington.

'A lack of regard for our community': Row erupts over social housing development in Donegal

Residents claim to have been misled about the consultation and appeals process, but councillors deny this is the case.

Yesterday’s News

Opinion: The road ahead is a bleak one when it comes to climate change

Climate commentator John Gibbons outlines the critical state of the planet globally and urges us to embrace radical action to face down climate change.

From The42 Five star! Na Piarsaigh in control with 27-point final win to clinch Limerick senior hurling title Champions

Five star! Na Piarsaigh in control with 27-point final win to clinch Limerick senior hurling title

Na Piarsaigh fired 5-27 in a brilliant display against Doon.

'These are communities which are extremely violently misogynistic': Investigating the world of incels, pick-up artists and men who hate women

We speak to the author Laura Bates about what she discovered in some of the dark – and not so dark – recesses of the internet.

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Need to check in? We have your round up daily news here in one spot.

Teachers union to ballot for industrial action over Covid-19 safety concerns

It said ASTI members had “serious concerns” about the health and safety of school communities.

UK protection officer travelling with Dominic Raab suspended after leaving gun on plane

The officer had been travelling with Dominic Raab on a visit to the US.

Gardaí renew appeal for information after murder of homeless man in Dublin

A 16-year-old boy appeared in court charged with murder on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 274 new cases - including 166 in Dublin

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.

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From The42 Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest Upset

Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest

Johnny Sexton and co. were second best against Mark McCall’s outstanding Sarries.

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