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Today’s News

Minister: 'We've had housing issues for 10 years, I'm not going to fix it overnight'
# Interview
# Interview

Minister: 'We've had housing issues for 10 years, I'm not going to fix it overnight'

1 hour ago 3,011 Views 16 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, O’Brien says short-term letting platforms will be regulated.

Yesterday’s News

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit

2 hours ago 3,416 Views 11 Comments

The remarks were made at an Oireachtas committee today.

Fulham relegated from Premier League after home defeat to Burnley
# The Drop
From The42
# The Drop

Fulham relegated from Premier League after home defeat to Burnley

Updated 2 hours ago 6,376 Views 9 Comments

The relegation picture is painted with the Cottagers joining Sheffield United and West Brom in the Championship next season.

WHO labels Covid-19 variant spreading in India 'of concern at the global level'
# B.1.617
# B.1.617

WHO labels Covid-19 variant spreading in India 'of concern at the global level'

2 hours ago 15,239 Views 24 Comments

The World Health Organization also said there was evidence to suggest increased transmissibility of this variant.

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
# Tuscany
# Tuscany

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

3 hours ago 33,604 Views 7 Comments

The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.

Nine children among 20 killed in Palestine after Israel and Hamas exchange rocket fire
# Palestine
# Palestine

Nine children among 20 killed in Palestine after Israel and Hamas exchange rocket fire

Updated 3 hours ago 27,713 Views 70 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Man (30s) arrested after man (20s) left in 'serious' condition following Cork city stabbing
# Magazine Road
# Magazine Road

Man (30s) arrested after man (20s) left in 'serious' condition following Cork city stabbing

Updated 3 hours ago 21,443 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened on the Magazine Road just after 4pm today.

Garda charged with breaking Covid restrictions and being drunk in public after attending house party
# Waterford
# Waterford

Garda charged with breaking Covid restrictions and being drunk in public after attending house party

3 hours ago 28,507 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an incident in Dungarvan last year.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

4 hours ago 10,424 Views 0 Comments

It’s your nightly news roundup…

Man charged with murder of mother whose body was found in bushes in England
# Maria Rawlings
# Maria Rawlings

Man charged with murder of mother whose body was found in bushes in England

4 hours ago 17,405 Views 0 Comments

The body of 45-year-old Maria Rawlings was found in bushes in Little Heath, Romford on 4 May.

Your evening longread: Sixty years on - how the Bay of Pigs invasion began, and failed
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sixty years on - how the Bay of Pigs invasion began, and failed

4 hours ago 7,272 Views 9 Comments

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

Dublin All-Ireland winning forward added to Tipperary football panel
# Premier Project
From The42
# Premier Project

Dublin All-Ireland winning forward added to Tipperary football panel

4 hours ago 24,564 Views 9 Comments

Philip Ryan has been named in David Power’s 36-man squad.

Man sentenced after trespassing in house and speaking to girl (5) alone in kitchen
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced after trespassing in house and speaking to girl (5) alone in kitchen

5 hours ago 31,515 Views 0 Comments

Graham O’Mahony, of no fixed abode, was arraigned on the single count at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

Union slams UK company after email promising workers a bonus was actually a cybersecurity test
# West Midlands Trains
# West Midlands Trains

Union slams UK company after email promising workers a bonus was actually a cybersecurity test

5 hours ago 16,233 Views 14 Comments

West Midlands Trains has been accused of “totally crass and reprehensible behaviour”.

Organisers of 'illegal' wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court
# Courts
# Courts

Organisers of 'illegal' wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court

6 hours ago 50,645 Views 0 Comments

Four people have been ordered to hand over €3,000 in compensation.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

6 hours ago 16,110 Views 12 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds

7 hours ago 30,783 Views 43 Comments

In a follow-up to his housing article last week, Dr Hearne says Government is merely keen for the investment fund issue to drop from the headlines.

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further

7 hours ago 15,005 Views 14 Comments

Boris Johnson confirmed this evening the relaxation of restrictions again from next Monday.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 381 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 381 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 58,944 Views 118 Comments

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

Heavy rain and risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning issued for 13 counties
# Stormy
# Stormy

Heavy rain and risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning issued for 13 counties

7 hours ago 36,086 Views 11 Comments

The warning kicked in at 1.46pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening.

Leitrim hurlers to display 'No To Racism' on their jerseys for the 2021 season
# Fight Against Racism
From The42
# Fight Against Racism

Leitrim hurlers to display 'No To Racism' on their jerseys for the 2021 season

Updated 8 hours ago 18,894 Views 30 Comments

The new jersey is a result of a partnership with Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI).

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

8 hours ago 6,548 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

8 hours ago 30,737 Views 38 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí
# Courts
# Courts

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí

8 hours ago 36,529 Views 0 Comments

The woman he attacked told the court how her mental health was affected by the incident.

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech

10 hours ago 27,764 Views 29 Comments

BioNTech has developed a “comprehensive strategy” to address any variants in the future should they arise.

Man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside Henry Hoover in his van avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside Henry Hoover in his van avoids jail term

10 hours ago 19,458 Views 0 Comments

The judge noted that the guns were found “at a time of significant gangland activity in Dublin city”.

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted
# Brooklyn Colbert
# Brooklyn Colbert

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted

11 hours ago 47,784 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Dillon murder his 11-year-old nephew Brooklyn Colbert on 3 November, 2019.

'Flat out until June': Queues for long-awaited haircuts amid sense that normality is returning
# Mops Chopped
# Mops Chopped

'Flat out until June': Queues for long-awaited haircuts amid sense that normality is returning

11 hours ago 24,821 Views 16 Comments

Non-essential retail and personal services are among the business reopening today

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland

Updated 11 hours ago 41,172 Views 38 Comments

A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.

'We are devastated': This year's Longitude Festival has been cancelled
# Longitude
# Longitude

'We are devastated': This year's Longitude Festival has been cancelled

11 hours ago 35,053 Views 22 Comments

The festival was set to take place between 2 and 4 July in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

11 hours ago 47,317 Views 7 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure ordered today.

Ducklings costing €5 being sold to children by 'opportunistic' sellers who steal animals from Dublin canals
# Quackers
# Quackers

Ducklings costing €5 being sold to children by 'opportunistic' sellers who steal animals from Dublin canals

12 hours ago 56,264 Views 36 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people not to buy the ducklings.

Gardaí have released a man they were questioning in relation to the murder of a Drogheda teenager
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Gardaí have released a man they were questioning in relation to the murder of a Drogheda teenager

12 hours ago 6,933 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed and dismembered in January 2020.

State funding for female GAA players to treble to €2.4m this year
# Parity
From The42
# Parity

State funding for female GAA players to treble to €2.4m this year

Updated 13 hours ago 17,942 Views 17 Comments

Up to now, male players earned three times as much in State grants.

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park
# China
# China

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park

13 hours ago 14,169 Views 32 Comments

Two of the three escaped leopards have already been captured, and are in good health.

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced

14 hours ago 26,956 Views 50 Comments

Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20s Championships will also be shown on Virgin Media.

Poll: Will you go to a gallery or museum now that they're open?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a gallery or museum now that they're open?

14 hours ago 23,570 Views 26 Comments

Many cultural attractions can reopen their doors from today.

A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork
# West Cork
# West Cork

A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork

15 hours ago 18,306 Views 34 Comments

The suspected cannabis plants were found at two properties in greenhouses and on open ground.

Four stabbed in 'random' New Zealand knife attack
# Dunedin
# Dunedin

Four stabbed in 'random' New Zealand knife attack

15 hours ago 26,141 Views 7 Comments

A man has since been taken into custody.

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