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Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says

1 minute ago 1 View 0 Comments

The budget, which will be published next month, is also expected to include an increase in social welfare rates.

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham
# Dave Saves
From The42
# Dave Saves

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham

9 minutes ago 3,398 Views 7 Comments

Jesse Lingard’s late strike proved to be the winner in a dramatic finish at the London Stadium.

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

58 minutes ago 11,353 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy

1 hour ago 7,494 Views 2 Comments

Ireland defeated Italy 15-7 in Parma today with tries from wingers Beibhinn Parsons and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe.

Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79
# Boycie
# Boycie

Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79

1 hour ago 20,535 Views 11 Comments

He starred as Boycie in the beloved sitcom between 1981 and 2003.

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls
# Duma Elections
# Duma Elections

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls

2 hours ago 4,767 Views 17 Comments

The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition.

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 23,330 Views 13 Comments

278 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 63 in ICU.

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
# Phased Reopening
# Phased Reopening

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

4 hours ago 16,530 Views 32 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid

4 hours ago 14,263 Views 31 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

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Rein supreme: This luxurious mansion with stables, paddocks and fountains is yours for €2.75m
Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan

5 hours ago 15,366 Views 5 Comments

The Belfast man had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease.

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
# Hungary
# Hungary

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

5 hours ago 10,093 Views 23 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81

6 hours ago 28,512 Views 30 Comments

The Spurs and Chelsea great died at home on Sunday morning.

Poll: If money wasn't an issue would you go to space as a tourist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: If money wasn't an issue would you go to space as a tourist?

6 hours ago 25,987 Views 66 Comments

A billionaire paid for the crew to take their three day trip to space.

Teenage woman arrested after discovery of injured man
# Limerick
# Limerick

Teenage woman arrested after discovery of injured man

8 hours ago 44,744 Views 0 Comments

The man was found with serious head injuries on Friday in Westfield Park, Limerick.

Lynn Boylan: Illegal sale of puppies online can no longer be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lynn Boylan: Illegal sale of puppies online can no longer be ignored

8 hours ago 22,329 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin senator says new legislation to stop the sale of dogs online is not being enforced.

Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels
# Australia
# Australia

Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels

8 hours ago 30,825 Views 50 Comments

A diplomatic row has broken out between France and Australia after Morrison’s Government withdrew from a deal.

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
# Space
# Space

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

9 hours ago 20,934 Views 24 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

The Taoiseach is heading to NYC for a busy schedule of UN events (and will also drop by 30 Rock)
# New York New York
# New York New York

The Taoiseach is heading to NYC for a busy schedule of UN events (and will also drop by 30 Rock)

9 hours ago 21,542 Views 32 Comments

The Taoiseach will chair a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday.

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

10 hours ago 13,863 Views 22 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them

10 hours ago 21,858 Views 4 Comments

Ireland take on Italy at 2pm in Parma today in a World Cup Qualifier fixture.

'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

17 hours ago 69,275 Views 36 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?

19 hours ago 37,011 Views 16 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'

19 hours ago 28,391 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

21 hours ago 9,974 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

21 hours ago 11,984 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

21 hours ago 12,268 Views 15 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

21 hours ago 14,674 Views 21 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'

22 hours ago 7,557 Views 5 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

22 hours ago 17,732 Views 11 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

23 hours ago 21,755 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

23 hours ago 16,325 Views 12 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

Sat 5:09 PM 20,020 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 Sat 5:05 PM 15,689 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

Sat 4:36 PM 23,890 Views 27 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

Sat 3:44 PM 43,639 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'

Sat 3:04 PM 49,245 Views 30 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

Sat 2:48 PM 16,791 Views 22 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

Sat 2:13 PM 11,065 Views 15 Comments

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

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