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Motorcyclist (60s) dies in three-vehicle collision in north Dublin
# Skerries
# Skerries

Motorcyclist (60s) dies in three-vehicle collision in north Dublin

16 minutes ago 3,124 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the collision which occurred on the R127 near Milverton in Skerries.

'I still love that team. I love what we stood for and how we rebelled against the status quo'
# 10 Years On
From The42
# 10 Years On

'I still love that team. I love what we stood for and how we rebelled against the status quo'

19 minutes ago 787 Views 0 Comments

10 years on from a landmark U21 football title for Cavan, goalkeeper Alan O’Mara reflects on the significance of that win.

DEBUNKED: No, Travellers were not protesting outside a Dublin Pfizer plant for access to the Covid-19 vaccine
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

DEBUNKED: No, Travellers were not protesting outside a Dublin Pfizer plant for access to the Covid-19 vaccine

21 minutes ago 3,936 Views 0 Comments

The claim was circulated on WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook this week.

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation

30 minutes ago 6,732 Views 16 Comments

The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck on 23 March.

Hotels, restaurants and cafes can now get funding to upgrade their outdoor dining capacity
# Summer In The City
# Summer In The City

Hotels, restaurants and cafes can now get funding to upgrade their outdoor dining capacity

39 minutes ago 3,425 Views 6 Comments

Businesses selling food can now apply for outdoor dining grants of up to €4,000.

Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns
# Daunte Wright
# Daunte Wright

Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns

59 minutes ago 5,931 Views 21 Comments

The city’s police chief has said he believes Kim Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser.

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?

1 hour ago 2,407 Views 1 Comment

The right to disconnect allows employees to switch off from work outside of normal working hours, including the right to not respond immediately to emails, telephone calls or other messages.

Deaths by suicide did not increase internationally during the first wave of the pandemic
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Deaths by suicide did not increase internationally during the first wave of the pandemic

1 hour ago 3,792 Views 10 Comments

Flexible mental health supports, monitoring trends, and countering misinformation are of key importance, Ireland’s first professor of public mental health believes.

Three-year-old girl dies after being struck by bus in Tipperary housing estate
# Carrick-on-Suir
# Carrick-on-Suir

Three-year-old girl dies after being struck by bus in Tipperary housing estate

1 hour ago 12,729 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene, and are appealing for witnesses.

Hotel quarantine bookings 'paused' by Department of Health in order to ramp up capacity
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

Hotel quarantine bookings 'paused' by Department of Health in order to ramp up capacity

Updated 1 hour ago 23,732 Views 59 Comments

Last week it was reported that the HPSC is being tasked to advise on exempting fully vaccinated people.

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched
# Courts
# Courts

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched

Updated 1 hour ago 15,570 Views 0 Comments

The woman travelled to support her father, who is due to undergo major cancer surgery.

The Remote: Promising young awards films, a historic Dublin door and the Irish mob in Boston
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Promising young awards films, a historic Dublin door and the Irish mob in Boston

1 hour ago 3,971 Views 3 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

HSE cancels AstraZeneca vaccine appointments for rest of this week
# AstraZenenca
# AstraZenenca

HSE cancels AstraZeneca vaccine appointments for rest of this week

1 hour ago 7,838 Views 22 Comments

Immunisation clinics using the AstraZeneca vaccine will still go ahead for certain people over the age of 60.

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
# 20 Years
# 20 Years

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

2 hours ago 6,559 Views 14 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

Coronavirus: 18 further deaths over at least four months and 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 18 further deaths over at least four months and 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 67,904 Views 123 Comments

The latest figures were reported this evening.

Six cases of Covid placentitis stillbirths and miscarriage may be linked to B117 variant
# Covid Variant
# Covid Variant

Six cases of Covid placentitis stillbirths and miscarriage may be linked to B117 variant

2 hours ago 18,056 Views 4 Comments

Two expert organisations said that this may be why there were no cases in Covid surges last year.

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises
# Brexit
# Brexit

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises

3 hours ago 17,333 Views 22 Comments

Boris Johnson was of sewing mistrust among the unionist community, and is not “a casual observer” to events in the North.

Meat plants continue to need workers from abroad as Irish supply 'not currently available'
# Meat Processing
# Meat Processing

Meat plants continue to need workers from abroad as Irish supply 'not currently available'

3 hours ago 12,632 Views 62 Comments

Representatives from Meat Industry Ireland and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland were before politicians today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

3 hours ago 3,486 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Drop of 6.4% in industrial emissions last year - but not for dairy and pharma
# Greenhouse Gases
# Greenhouse Gases

Drop of 6.4% in industrial emissions last year - but not for dairy and pharma

3 hours ago 3,726 Views 6 Comments

This compares with a decrease of approximately 11-12% across Europe.

Man arrested on suspicion of fraud following report made to gardaí by former employer
# Fraud
# Fraud

Man arrested on suspicion of fraud following report made to gardaí by former employer

3 hours ago 29,568 Views 4 Comments

He is currently detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station.

Leinster's Champions Cup semi v La Rochelle will not be shown on free-to-air TV
# TV Guide
From The42
# TV Guide

Leinster's Champions Cup semi v La Rochelle will not be shown on free-to-air TV

3 hours ago 13,571 Views 21 Comments

Leinster’s Champions Cup semi fixed for Sunday 2 May, with Ulster’s Challenge Cup trip to Leicester set for Friday 30 April.

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction

4 hours ago 13,662 Views 0 Comments

The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open thread: How has Covid-19 changed the way you work?

4 hours ago 5,003 Views 8 Comments

We want to know how work has changed for you because of the pandemic and what you think should change in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez to headline vaccination concert for poorest nations
# Global Citizen
# Global Citizen

Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez to headline vaccination concert for poorest nations

4 hours ago 13,334 Views 8 Comments

The concert, which airs on 8 May, will also showcase Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder, J Balvin and H.E.R.

Elite sport exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine to be granted on 'case-by-case basis'
# Let The Games Begin
From The42
# Let The Games Begin

Elite sport exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine to be granted on 'case-by-case basis'

5 hours ago 11,486 Views 12 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers says any exemptions will be approved by the HSE and policed by Sport Ireland.

Glynn says NPHET isn't predicting a fourth wave but is concerned about possible super-spreader events
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Glynn says NPHET isn't predicting a fourth wave but is concerned about possible super-spreader events

Updated 5 hours ago 46,957 Views 89 Comments

NPHET and the Government are due to consider the further easing of restrictions again at the beginning of May.

Three men arrested after car set alight in driveway of house in south Dublin
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Three men arrested after car set alight in driveway of house in south Dublin

5 hours ago 32,374 Views 10 Comments

A second car parked in the driveway was also damaged in the fire.

Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London
# Crime
# Crime

Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London

5 hours ago 17,381 Views 0 Comments

The boy attacked two teenage girls during his spree and was also linked to other attacks in 2019 and 2020.

Johnson & Johnson postpones rollout of its vaccines to Europe as it reviews possible blood clot issue
# Janssen
# Janssen

Johnson & Johnson postpones rollout of its vaccines to Europe as it reviews possible blood clot issue

Updated 5 hours ago 94,242 Views 71 Comments

Six cases of a rare blood clot have been reported out of 6.8 million doses of the vaccine administered in the US.

Gardaí upgrade investigation into fatal Newbridge stabbing to murder inquiry
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí upgrade investigation into fatal Newbridge stabbing to murder inquiry

6 hours ago 6,984 Views 0 Comments

The victim was attacked at 7.30pm on Wednesday last week.

New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week
# Insurance
# Insurance

New guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury awards to come into effect next week

6 hours ago 13,543 Views 28 Comments

Cabinet signed off on the new guidelines last month.

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

7 hours ago 13,634 Views 61 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Twelve people put on trial in Germany for ‘plot to attack Muslims and overthrow government'
# Group S
# Group S

Twelve people put on trial in Germany for ‘plot to attack Muslims and overthrow government'

7 hours ago 8,651 Views 0 Comments

Eight are accused of founding a ‘terrorist organisation’.

Vaccine certs 'weeks away' as Irish people may get 'choice' of paper or digital cert
# Jab And Go
# Jab And Go

Vaccine certs 'weeks away' as Irish people may get 'choice' of paper or digital cert

7 hours ago 23,484 Views 98 Comments

There is currently no internationally recognised Covid-19 vaccine certification process.

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week
# Getting Closer
From The42
# Getting Closer

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week

Updated 8 hours ago 7,620 Views 6 Comments

The draws for both the hurling and football championships will be made across next Monday and Tuesday.

Government to pay cost of hotel quarantine for Irish students returning from EU states
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Government to pay cost of hotel quarantine for Irish students returning from EU states

9 hours ago 22,540 Views 65 Comments

Around 500 students are set to return home from five countries this summer.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

10 hours ago 30,753 Views 97 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team
# Lions Lions Lions
From The42
# Lions Lions Lions

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team

10 hours ago 19,819 Views 22 Comments

Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy, and Neil Jenkins have also been appointed.

203 patients being treated in Irish hospitals with Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

203 patients being treated in Irish hospitals with Covid-19

10 hours ago 16,920 Views 33 Comments

The figure has gradually fallen in recent weeks.

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