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Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

30 minutes ago 1,119 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A civil servant in Dublin on €24K missing socialising with friends
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A civil servant in Dublin on €24K missing socialising with friends

30 minutes ago 4,588 Views 2 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying a new job and trying to be careful with spending, while missing catching up with friends.

India’s vaccination campaign falters as cases continue to rise across the country
# Vaccination Shortfall
# Vaccination Shortfall

India’s vaccination campaign falters as cases continue to rise across the country

39 minutes ago 2,267 Views 1 Comment

On Sunday, India reported 403,738 confirmed cases, including 4,092 deaths.

Sturgeon tells Johnson it is ‘when not if’ for a second Scottish independence vote
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson it is ‘when not if’ for a second Scottish independence vote

1 hour ago 4,639 Views 25 Comments

The Scottish First Minister spoke to Boris Johnson by phone on Sunday after the SNP’s victory in the Holyrood election.

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Spend the weekend on the lake at this luxury hideaway in West Cork
'I used to be able to run 5km but for a while, a ten-minute walk was a struggle': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I used to be able to run 5km but for a while, a ten-minute walk was a struggle': The week in quotes

1 hour ago 9,949 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?

1 hour ago 15,670 Views 17 Comments

Estate agents are reporting an increased interest from Dublin dwellers looking to move out of the capital.

Fishing vessel caught in difficulty off coast of Kinsale rescued this afternoon
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Fishing vessel caught in difficulty off coast of Kinsale rescued this afternoon

2 hours ago 6,222 Views 2 Comments

The vessel got into difficulty after its hull was breached in bad conditions and it began to take on water.

AstraZeneca vaccine order renewal 'remains to be seen' says EU
# EU VS AZ
# EU VS AZ

AstraZeneca vaccine order renewal 'remains to be seen' says EU

2 hours ago 14,558 Views 31 Comments

The EU last month launched legal action against the pharmaceutical giant for vaccine delivery shortfalls.

Cork strike five goals as they win high-scoring hurling league clash against Waterford From The42

Cork strike five goals as they win high-scoring hurling league clash against Waterford

2 hours ago 14,545 Views 15 Comments

Three late goals pushed Cork clear for victory.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 514 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 514 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 64,548 Views 92 Comments

The figures were released by NPHET in a statement.

Award-winning Dublin museum to tell story of city’s north side streets
# 14 Henrietta Street
# 14 Henrietta Street

Award-winning Dublin museum to tell story of city’s north side streets

3 hours ago 11,708 Views 9 Comments

14 Henrietta Street was recognised at the European Museum of the Year awards.

Vaccine rollout breaks single day record for 2nd day running, with over 52,000 vaccines administered on Friday
# Ramping Up
# Ramping Up

Vaccine rollout breaks single day record for 2nd day running, with over 52,000 vaccines administered on Friday

Updated 4 hours ago 44,390 Views 73 Comments

A total of 1,799,190 doses have been administered so far in the rollout.

Donnelly rejects NI counterpart's call to stop cross-border travel
# No Restrictions
# No Restrictions

Donnelly rejects NI counterpart's call to stop cross-border travel

4 hours ago 22,668 Views 20 Comments

Stormont Health Minister Robin Swann had sought measures to stop non-essential cross-border journeys.

Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19

5 hours ago 16,776 Views 44 Comments

91% of nurses said they experienced mental exhaustion because of the pandemic.

Street parties held to celebrate end of Spain’s state of emergency
# Spanish Lockdown
# Spanish Lockdown

Street parties held to celebrate end of Spain’s state of emergency

6 hours ago 30,122 Views 28 Comments

Local restaurants will be able to serve dinner again from Sunday and can stay open until 11pm.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning
# Jabbed
# Jabbed

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning

6 hours ago 38,784 Views 48 Comments

Martin received a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

Afghans bury dead from bloody school blasts
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghans bury dead from bloody school blasts

7 hours ago 7,747 Views 12 Comments

More than 50 people, mostly female students, were killed in yesterday’s attack.

Man charged after cocaine and cash seized in Dublin
# Kilmore
# Kilmore

Man charged after cocaine and cash seized in Dublin

8 hours ago 17,623 Views 21 Comments

€35,000 worth of cocaine and €140,000 in cash was found in a house in Dublin 5.

Retailer's organisation says industry can't afford another lockdown
# Reopening
# Reopening

Retailer's organisation says industry can't afford another lockdown

9 hours ago 15,666 Views 29 Comments

Retail Excellence says the sector will need major financial support from the government in the months ahead.

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
# Al Aqsa Mosque
# Al Aqsa Mosque

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

9 hours ago 10,029 Views 11 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
# Presidential Pooch
# Presidential Pooch

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

10 hours ago 34,623 Views 39 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
# Breaking The Taboo
From The42
# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

10 hours ago 32,785 Views 1 Comment

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?

10 hours ago 49,165 Views 44 Comments

Ireland’s reopening kicks up a gear tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

11 hours ago 9,474 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s in the news this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2

11 hours ago 17,809 Views 24 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'

12 hours ago 14,817 Views 20 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at a return to Irish politics as we knew it this week, with housing again front and centre.

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

12 hours ago 16,882 Views 14 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'

12 hours ago 19,953 Views 12 Comments

Bryce Evans and Terry Phelan pay tribute to the late Alan McLoughlin.

32-year-old reported missing in Dublin found safe and well
# Found
# Found

32-year-old reported missing in Dublin found safe and well

12 hours ago 20,085 Views 2 Comments

Efiota is 5’10″ in height, with black hair, of slim build with brown eyes.

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media
# Long March 5B Yao-2
# Long March 5B Yao-2

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media

13 hours ago 19,175 Views 13 Comments

NASA said China had behaved irresponsibly, as an uncontrolled re-entry of such a large object risked damage and casualties.

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow
# Housing
# Housing

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow

13 hours ago 9,948 Views 0 Comments

What is the key question you would like the minister to answer?

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''

13 hours ago 34,388 Views 4 Comments

Tony Griffin’s 2010 autobiography helped break the mould as an Irish sports star discussing his mental health. Now his new book is aimed at teenagers.

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis

20 hours ago 86,375 Views 82 Comments
  • Readers share their stories of renting and buying, as reported by Aoife Barry
  • Stories include rising rents, out-of-reach house prices and difficulties securing HAP accommodation
  • Calls for government to do more to help people own their own homes
Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis
# Opinion
# Opinion

Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis

20 hours ago 59,355 Views 202 Comments

The artist, author and podcaster asks if we should reconsider the prohibition model when it comes to cannabis use.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Jersey?
# Channel Islands
# Channel Islands

Quiz: How much do you know about Jersey?

22 hours ago 40,432 Views 24 Comments

The island, not the item of clothing, cow, or biscuit.

Keenan's hat-trick helps Leinster overcome shocking start to win in Connacht
# Gr-eight
From The42
# Gr-eight

Keenan's hat-trick helps Leinster overcome shocking start to win in Connacht

23 hours ago 31,407 Views 42 Comments

Leinster score eight tries to beat Connacht 50-21 at the Sportsground this evening.

Opinion: Low ambition and poor policy keeping people with disabilities out of workplace
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Low ambition and poor policy keeping people with disabilities out of workplace

Sat 8:01 PM 9,388 Views 12 Comments

Joan O’Donnell writes that it’s time to ditch failing strategies and embrace an inclusive future of work.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 8:00 PM 10,122 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title

Sat 7:44 PM 33,551 Views 20 Comments

Chelsea stunned Pep Guardiola’s side with a late victory.

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