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Today’s News

WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine
# GDPR
# GDPR

WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine

13 minutes ago 570 Views 0 Comments

The Facebook-owned company has launched judicial review proceedings against the penalty in the High Court.

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds
# Ventilators
# Ventilators

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds

45 minutes ago 3,265 Views 3 Comments

The HSE ordered 2,200 ventilators but only 465 were delivered from China and none of them were put to clinical use.

'We need to be treated better so we can play better'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'We need to be treated better so we can play better'

Updated 48 minutes ago 2,618 Views 2 Comments

Two Ireland internationals have expressed their disappointment about Connacht’s changing facilities.

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
# Violence
# Violence

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU

1 hour ago 2,195 Views 14 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.

Jeffrey Donaldson hopes Michael D Higgins will rethink decision to miss centenary service
# RSVP
# RSVP

Jeffrey Donaldson hopes Michael D Higgins will rethink decision to miss centenary service

1 hour ago 6,312 Views 19 Comments

Donaldson said it was a “retrograde step” in terms of reconciliation.

Varadkar says SF TD who named Harris as leaker has no evidence and was just repeating a rumour
# Rumours
# Rumours

Varadkar says SF TD who named Harris as leaker has no evidence and was just repeating a rumour

Updated 1 hour ago 10,907 Views 27 Comments

Matt Carthy accused Minister Simon Harris of leaking from Cabinet.

Putin says dozens of inner circle infected with coronavirus
# Covid Outbreak
# Covid Outbreak

Putin says dozens of inner circle infected with coronavirus

2 hours ago 7,787 Views 4 Comments

The Russian leader said the infections were extensive.

Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward
# RIP
# RIP

Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward

3 hours ago 54,179 Views 19 Comments

Heather Maddern and Sammie-Jo Forde, who provided home care for older people, were two beds away from each other in hospital.

Ireland drop to 50th in latest Fifa World Rankings
# Slip
From The42
# Slip

Ireland drop to 50th in latest Fifa World Rankings

3 hours ago 11,982 Views 19 Comments

The Boys in Green fall three places.

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'
# Resignation
# Resignation

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'

4 hours ago 21,073 Views 29 Comments

The Sligo-Leitrim TD said his resignation was not a ‘a vanity project’.

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

4 hours ago 7,191 Views 7 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?

4 hours ago 35,729 Views 56 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister survived a confidence vote last night.

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

4 hours ago 20,643 Views 11 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body

6 hours ago 5,708 Views 5 Comments

The concerns of bereaved relatives will be raised at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story
# In The Works
# In The Works

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story

Updated 6 hours ago 42,538 Views 48 Comments

Public health restrictions on work are easing from Monday. What does that mean for you?

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery

6 hours ago 11,034 Views 19 Comments

The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'

Updated 6 hours ago 86,060 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the hospital urged anyone with concerns about care to get in contact.

'You’re in a bit of a hole, a bit angry at the situation' – Ringrose looking to put injury woes behind him
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'You’re in a bit of a hole, a bit angry at the situation' – Ringrose looking to put injury woes behind him

Updated 7 hours ago 8,760 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster centre suffered a number of injury setbacks last season.

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
# America
# America

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US

7 hours ago 41,391 Views 0 Comments

Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain
# Security Pact
# Security Pact

Australia announces plans to build nuclear-powered subs as part of pact with US and Britain

8 hours ago 12,750 Views 26 Comments

The submarines are not intended however to carry nuclear weapons.

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return
# Space
# Space

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return

8 hours ago 8,321 Views 7 Comments

The Dragon capsule’s two men and two women will spend three days circling the world.

'A question of trust': What exactly is the EU's proposed pact on migration?
# Migration
# Migration

'A question of trust': What exactly is the EU's proposed pact on migration?

9 hours ago 5,899 Views 5 Comments

The pact has yet to be adopted and there is currently no unified migration and asylum plan for all member states.

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest
# Dublin
# Dublin

March in Dublin to call for fresh inquiry into death of Terence Wheelock following 2005 arrest

9 hours ago 23,668 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old Dublin man was found unconscious in his cell and died three months later.

'Critical shortcomings' on social media companies in tackling disinformation, report finds
# Disinformation
# Disinformation

'Critical shortcomings' on social media companies in tackling disinformation, report finds

9 hours ago 4,284 Views 10 Comments

Research undertaken on behalf of the BAI and published today analysed 47 monthly transparency reports.

Survivors consider legal action to get health records amid 'bizarre' row with department
# Mother And Baby Homes
# Mother And Baby Homes

Survivors consider legal action to get health records amid 'bizarre' row with department

15 hours ago 17,592 Views 0 Comments
  • Survivors of mother and baby institutions have been told to submit FOI requests, despite already applying under GDPR
  • A number of women are considering legal action, Órla Ryan reports
  • Noelle Brown says the latest development is "despicable" and "ridiculous"

Yesterday’s News

High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case
# Allegations
# Allegations

High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case

17 hours ago 26,670 Views 0 Comments

Virginia Giuffre’s legal team asked the court to take action under the Hague Service Convention.

Minister Simon Coveney wins confidence vote in the Dáil by 92 votes to 59
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

Minister Simon Coveney wins confidence vote in the Dáil by 92 votes to 59

Updated 17 hours ago 72,464 Views 147 Comments

Sinn Féin tabled a motion of no confidence in the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties

17 hours ago 27,643 Views 17 Comments

Kim Yo Jong criticised the South Korean president for describing North Korean weapons demonstrations as a provocation.

Liverpool overcome Milan in 5-goal thriller
# Exciting
From The42
# Exciting

Liverpool overcome Milan in 5-goal thriller

17 hours ago 26,819 Views 42 Comments

A superb Jordan Henderson strike secured the Reds a hard-fought victory.

Alanis Morissette blasts documentary Jagged as ‘salacious’
# Jagged
# Jagged

Alanis Morissette blasts documentary Jagged as ‘salacious’

18 hours ago 46,249 Views 16 Comments

The Canadian singer has refused to attend the premiere of the HBO film about her life.

Liz Truss becomes UK Foreign Secretary as Williamson sacked and Raab demoted
# In Liz We Truss
# In Liz We Truss

Liz Truss becomes UK Foreign Secretary as Williamson sacked and Raab demoted

18 hours ago 23,504 Views 9 Comments

Nadhim Zahawi has been promoted to Education Secretary.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

19 hours ago 11,055 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

New plan could lead to ‘rebirth’ of Irish nightlife, says minister
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

New plan could lead to ‘rebirth’ of Irish nightlife, says minister

19 hours ago 24,880 Views 31 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the plan was about ‘taking back our nights’.

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury

19 hours ago 15,187 Views 8 Comments

Andy Friend has a 43-man senior squad coming into the new season.

'Homes for people, not for profit': Hundreds gather outside Dáil to protest housing crisis
# Housing Protest
# Housing Protest

'Homes for people, not for profit': Hundreds gather outside Dáil to protest housing crisis

20 hours ago 12,303 Views 20 Comments

Hundreds of people gathered in the city centre on the same day TDs reconvened after the summer recess.

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC
# Recall
# Recall

FSAI recalls food supplements due to unsafe levels of THC

20 hours ago 23,400 Views 18 Comments

THC is the active ingredient in cannabis which gets users high.

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home

21 hours ago 28,756 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Justice Paul McDermott and a jury.

Schools to get 25,000 carbon dioxide monitors by the end of the week, says Taoiseach
# Return To School
# Return To School

Schools to get 25,000 carbon dioxide monitors by the end of the week, says Taoiseach

21 hours ago 11,728 Views 23 Comments

A defect in thousands of monitors resulted in a delay in the roll out.

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane
# Speaking Up
From The42
# Speaking Up

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane

21 hours ago 27,371 Views 5 Comments

Ellen Keane says that access is often a problem for her compared with Olympic athletes.

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