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Today’s News

'Perfect storm': Supply chain woes to continue as shoppers told to batten down hatches into 2022
# Shipping Crunch
# Shipping Crunch

'Perfect storm': Supply chain woes to continue as shoppers told to batten down hatches into 2022

2 hours ago 11,198 Views 7 Comments
  • Irish bathroom and furniture businesses have been hit hard by the global transport crisis, a new report highlights.
  • Blockages at European ports like Antwerp and Rotterdam have particularly hurt Irish firms.
  • Disruption and elevated shipping costs are expected to last until at least the second quarter of 2022.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about horses?
# Whinny
# Whinny

Quiz: How much do you know about horses?

5 hours ago 17,541 Views 10 Comments

Neigh!

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'
# Want
From The42
# Want

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'

5 hours ago 16,020 Views 7 Comments

Jordi Murphy lays out his idea of a successful season for Ulster, who will be greatly boosted by the arrival of Duane Vermeulen.

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes

7 hours ago 5,774 Views 0 Comments

A new book explores Magdalene laundries and the State’s response to institutional abuse.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

7 hours ago 7,928 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Opinion: As our population ages, palliative care will become increasingly important
# Palliative Care Week
# Palliative Care Week

Opinion: As our population ages, palliative care will become increasingly important

7 hours ago 7,462 Views 6 Comments

Dr Peter May and Professor Charles Normand say palliative care in Ireland must be expanded now to meet current and future needs.

‘Sorry is not enough’, says survivor of US drone strike killings
# Kabul
# Kabul

‘Sorry is not enough’, says survivor of US drone strike killings

7 hours ago 8,930 Views 17 Comments

Ten members of one family, including seven children, were killed in error by the US hellfire missile.

Climate change: number of people displaced by extreme weather events likely 'underestimated'
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Climate change: number of people displaced by extreme weather events likely 'underestimated'

8 hours ago 4,568 Views 4 Comments

Some 859,000 Europeans will be displaced by climate change per year, according to recent estimates.

Notre Dame finally declared stable enough for rebuild to begin
# France
# France

Notre Dame finally declared stable enough for rebuild to begin

8 hours ago 11,713 Views 9 Comments

Work to secure the historic landmark began the day after a fire tore through it in April 2019.

36 US congress members call on UK prime minister to ‘reverse’ Troubles amnesty plan
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

36 US congress members call on UK prime minister to ‘reverse’ Troubles amnesty plan

9 hours ago 15,699 Views 13 Comments

The legislators expressed concern that it will damage the British-Irish relationship and deprive people of justice.

Sadio Mané hits 100th Liverpool goal as Jurgen Klopp’s side see off Crystal Palace
# TON UP
From The42
# TON UP

Sadio Mané hits 100th Liverpool goal as Jurgen Klopp’s side see off Crystal Palace

9 hours ago 12,105 Views 9 Comments

The 3-0 victory saw the Senegal forward score in nine consecutive games against the same opponent.

Gardaí investigate serious injuries to man in Limerick incident
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí investigate serious injuries to man in Limerick incident

9 hours ago 16,187 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered with serious injuries at 10pm last night.

'No tickets have been punched for that plane yet, so everything is to play for'
# Point To Prove
From The42
# Point To Prove

'No tickets have been punched for that plane yet, so everything is to play for'

Updated 9 hours ago 12,347 Views 2 Comments

After Ireland’s shock defeat to Spain, captain Ciara Griffin says the squad are determined to give a better account of themselves against Italy.

All water treatment plants to be audited after at least 52 people fall ill
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

All water treatment plants to be audited after at least 52 people fall ill

10 hours ago 18,971 Views 25 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien said he is “pretty angry” at the failures at the plants serving people in Dublin and Wexford.

Garda in hospital following motorbike crash in Dublin
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Garda in hospital following motorbike crash in Dublin

11 hours ago 36,043 Views 20 Comments

The garda was taken to the Mater Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Mayor of Limerick: city's €337m regeneration project has 'failed'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Mayor of Limerick: city's €337m regeneration project has 'failed'

11 hours ago 38,730 Views 28 Comments

Regeneration came in the wake of a deadly gangland feud which claimed more than 20 lives.

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant
# Yongbyon
# Yongbyon

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

12 hours ago 13,828 Views 20 Comments

North Korea calls the complex “the heart” of its nuclear programme.

Coveney to meet women at centre of Defence Forces sex abuse claims
# Women Of Honour
# Women Of Honour

Coveney to meet women at centre of Defence Forces sex abuse claims

12 hours ago 8,973 Views 15 Comments

The women have called for an independent inquiry into the allegations.

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 1,456 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 36,579 Views 34 Comments

261 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 66 in ICU.

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD
# Dolores Cahill
# Dolores Cahill

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD

13 hours ago 118,055 Views 0 Comments

Dolores Cahill had been a professor at the UCD faculty of Medicine.

Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad
# Nangarhar Province
# Nangarhar Province

Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

14 hours ago 8,984 Views 6 Comments

Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar, the heartland of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan branch.

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses
# Pop Vaccine Centres
# Pop Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses

15 hours ago 10,801 Views 6 Comments

Paul Reid said that hospital numbers beginning to fall but intensive care numbers are rising.

Police injured, hundreds arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest
# Australia
# Australia

Police injured, hundreds arrested in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest

16 hours ago 21,772 Views 27 Comments

Police made 200 arrests as six officers were taken to hospital in the clashes.

10 years on: The inside story of Dublin's 2011 All-Ireland final win
# Age Of Empires
From The42
# Age Of Empires

10 years on: The inside story of Dublin's 2011 All-Ireland final win

17 hours ago 21,764 Views 26 Comments

Paul Flynn, Barry Cahill and Kevin Nolan relive the day that launched Dublin football’s greatest era.

Poll: Do you plan on starting your Christmas shopping early to avoid delivery delays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on starting your Christmas shopping early to avoid delivery delays?

17 hours ago 31,735 Views 49 Comments

Consumer growth is having a profound impact on global supply chains.

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for Covid - so what's behind the demand in Ireland?

17 hours ago 21,236 Views 0 Comments

Health authorities across the world have warned of potentially serious side effects associated with improper use.

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban

18 hours ago 10,002 Views 15 Comments

A six party alliance will take on Viktor Orban’s Fidesz Party today.

'I'd loved to have played for Tyrone - I'm so proud of them winning last week's All-Ireland'
# Crossing The Line
From The42
# Crossing The Line

'I'd loved to have played for Tyrone - I'm so proud of them winning last week's All-Ireland'

19 hours ago 47,288 Views 11 Comments

Irish rugby legend sees parallels with Tyrone’s All-Ireland winners and his all-conquering Ulster team of the ’80s.

Jamie Oliver: Three delicious new recipes for sharing with loved ones
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

Jamie Oliver: Three delicious new recipes for sharing with loved ones

19 hours ago 27,459 Views 7 Comments

The world-renowned chef shares three delicious recipes from his new book, Together.

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid

19 hours ago 15,451 Views 17 Comments

A man in his 60s is being questioned at Gurranbraher Garda station on the city’s northside.

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
# America
# America

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

19 hours ago 76,260 Views 12 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

'It's frightening to think how far we actually have come'
# Irl Wnt
From The42
# Irl Wnt

'It's frightening to think how far we actually have come'

20 hours ago 22,653 Views 17 Comments

It’s been a massive few weeks of positive off-field developments in Irish women’s football.

Irish citizens' assemblies part of inspiration for EU-wide panels starting this weekend
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Irish citizens' assemblies part of inspiration for EU-wide panels starting this weekend

20 hours ago 10,229 Views 3 Comments

A series of four EU citizens’ panels will run over the next few months – with one taking place in Dublin.

Irish air traffic controllers warn of 'disruption' to air travel in letter to minister
# Safety Concerns
# Safety Concerns

Irish air traffic controllers warn of 'disruption' to air travel in letter to minister

Sat 12:04 AM 60,275 Views 30 Comments

The air traffic controllers have raised safety concerns around rostering.

Friday 17 September, 2021

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care

Updated Fri 11:12 PM 28,616 Views 12 Comments

The 80-year-old left hospital in Sao Paulo earlier this week following an operation to remove a tumour from his colon.

Anti-protocol demonstration staged in loyalist area of Belfast
# Protocol Protest
# Protocol Protest

Anti-protocol demonstration staged in loyalist area of Belfast

Fri 10:52 PM 24,771 Views 44 Comments

TUV leader Jim Allister and loyalist activist Moore Holmes were among the speakers.

France recalls ambassadors to Australia and US in unprecedented move
# Recall
# Recall

France recalls ambassadors to Australia and US in unprecedented move

Fri 10:31 PM 42,018 Views 83 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron ordered the recalling of the envoys.

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow
# Taliban Regime
# Taliban Regime

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow

Fri 10:02 PM 39,488 Views 35 Comments

In Kabul, workers were seen raising a sign for the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

At least 52 people fell ill after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

At least 52 people fell ill after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply

Updated Fri 9:32 PM 47,446 Views 31 Comments

Several illnesses were reported by the HSE.

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