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Today’s News

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?
# The Numbers
# The Numbers

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?

25 minutes ago 1,796 Views 3 Comments

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said on Thursday that Ireland “is in a far better position” but that “we do have a way to go” yet.

'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'

25 minutes ago 998 Views 2 Comments

Anna O’Flanagan and the Irish women’s hockey team ‘want to achieve what we know we’re capable of’ through a massive summer.

Prince Philip funeral: Duke's coffin to be taken from castle to chapel in self-designed Land Rover
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Prince Philip funeral: Duke's coffin to be taken from castle to chapel in self-designed Land Rover

55 minutes ago 2,908 Views 3 Comments

Prince Philip will be laid to rest at the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel following the funeral mass.

It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?
# All Change
# All Change

It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?

7 hours ago 8,505 Views 8 Comments
  • All 60-69s to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Health officials hope the J&J jab will come back on stream this quarter
  • Government still confident of June vaccine target, Michelle Hennessy reports.
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Yesterday’s News

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport

8 hours ago 11,044 Views 16 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster has claimed today’s meeting did not happen due to a timing issue.

Killer in Indianapolis FedEx shooting identified as 19-year-old former employee
# Indianapolis
# Indianapolis

Killer in Indianapolis FedEx shooting identified as 19-year-old former employee

Updated 9 hours ago 57,505 Views 94 Comments
  • The suspected shooter has been named as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole from Indiana.
  • At a press conference, it was revealed that police seized a gun from the suspected shooter last year.
  • Employees of the company are among the dead, FedEx said. Five people are also wounded.
Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison
# Seamie
From The42
# Seamie

Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison

9 hours ago 16,637 Views 19 Comments

There was concern for Tottenham as Harry Kane picked up a late injury.

Peaky Blinders actor Helen McCrory dies after 'heroic battle with cancer'
# RIP
# RIP

Peaky Blinders actor Helen McCrory dies after 'heroic battle with cancer'

Updated 9 hours ago 71,121 Views 30 Comments

Cillian Murphy has led tributes to the “gifted, fearless and magnificent” actor.

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Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told

9 hours ago 12,604 Views 17 Comments

The legal actions are about the mechanics of the quarantine scheme, and how it is being applied.

Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?
# Miggeldy
# Miggeldy

Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?

9 hours ago 23,886 Views 36 Comments

The politician, poet and sociologist turns 80 on Sunday. How much do you know about him?

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

10 hours ago 6,092 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of the news.

You evening longread: The rise and rise of Amanda Gorman
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

You evening longread: The rise and rise of Amanda Gorman

10 hours ago 12,854 Views 5 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties
# Covid Breaches
# Covid Breaches

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties

10 hours ago 12,667 Views 29 Comments

All adults in a car on a non-essential journey may be liable for a €100 fine each, Gardaí said.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated 11 hours ago 17,954 Views 15 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts

11 hours ago 8,806 Views 9 Comments

In Ireland, women who are between 14-33 weeks pregnant can get the Pfizer vaccine if they consult with their clinician.

Have you seen Jennifer? The 16-year-old is missing from Kerry since Tuesday
# Tralee
# Tralee

Have you seen Jennifer? The 16-year-old is missing from Kerry since Tuesday

12 hours ago 14,976 Views 3 Comments

Jennifer Dunkova is missing from her home in Tralee.

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told
# Anthony Rogers
# Anthony Rogers

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told

12 hours ago 20,318 Views 0 Comments

The most serious injuries were to the left side of the deceased’s head and neck area, where there were 11 stab wounds, the court heard.

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names

12 hours ago 29,065 Views 11 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway
# Bothar Na DTreabh
# Bothar Na DTreabh

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway

Updated 13 hours ago 35,592 Views 3 Comments

Two men have been charged and will appear before Galway District Court this evening.

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo

13 hours ago 17,805 Views 4 Comments

He was arrested this morning.

Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office
# Phone Scam
# Phone Scam

Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office

13 hours ago 10,519 Views 6 Comments

The Office of the Attorney General does not request PPS numbers or bank details from the public.

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Department Of Health
# Department Of Health

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 83,379 Views 115 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears

Updated 13 hours ago 12,096 Views 0 Comments

The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizzness Time
From The42
# It's Quizzness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

13 hours ago 20,225 Views 2 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system
# Red List
# Red List

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system

Updated 14 hours ago 26,405 Views 98 Comments
  • A European Commission spokesperson suggested there are other ways to protect public health.
  • Justice Minister Helen McEntee has defended legal advice over the measure, intended to prevent variants of concern.
  • The Irish Government has ten days to reply to the Commission.
The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

14 hours ago 5,384 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition

14 hours ago 12,403 Views 36 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says the move leaves the future of the Irish banking sector uncertain.

What now for Matt Doherty?
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

What now for Matt Doherty?

15 hours ago 34,142 Views 17 Comments

The Irish international has had a difficult first season at new club Tottenham.

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated 15 hours ago 33,100 Views 41 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer
# Dublin
# Dublin

OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer

15 hours ago 10,936 Views 27 Comments

The OPW’s chairman confirmed the move to Dublin City Council.

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary
# Ready To Roll
# Ready To Roll

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary

16 hours ago 21,097 Views 43 Comments

The drugs were allegedly found inside a fully kitted-out horse transporter on land near Thurles.

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market
# BOI Talks
# BOI Talks

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market

Updated 18 hours ago 90,530 Views 182 Comments

The Financial Services Union will request an “urgent meeting” with the banks.

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown
# Grand Final Preview
From The42
# Grand Final Preview

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown

18 hours ago 17,539 Views 3 Comments

It’s Ailish Considine and Adelaide Crows versus Orla O’Dwyer and Brisbane Lions.

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth
# High Court
# High Court

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth

18 hours ago 22,946 Views 31 Comments

16-year-old Kameela Kuye from Cork took the case against the HSE through her father Jimmy

Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'

Updated 19 hours ago 38,978 Views 102 Comments

In Ireland, it was confirmed last night that four variants of concern had been identified in mandatory hotel quarantine

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

20 hours ago 20,034 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192

21 hours ago 30,940 Views 38 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE this morning.

Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy
# Police Shooting
# Police Shooting

Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy

21 hours ago 53,535 Views 102 Comments

Footage reveals 13-year-old Adam Toledo dropped a handgun and raised his empty hands.

Poll: Are you planning a domestic summer holiday?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you planning a domestic summer holiday?

22 hours ago 41,068 Views 89 Comments

Both Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin have spoken about plans to reopen the hospitality sector for the summer.

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