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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'

3 minutes ago 33 Views 0 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

17 minutes ago 1,150 Views 3 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'

33 minutes ago 2,292 Views 3 Comments

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

Gardaí seek help tracing man missing from Dublin
# Efiota Bassey
# Efiota Bassey

Gardaí seek help tracing man missing from Dublin

34 minutes ago 1,528 Views 0 Comments

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

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Spend the weekend on the lake at this luxury hideaway in West Cork
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

1 hour ago 3,951 Views 3 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

1 hour ago 1,826 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''

1 hour ago 8,148 Views 0 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

8 hours ago 25,615 Views 28 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

8 hours ago 14,308 Views 60 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?

10 hours ago 26,062 Views 23 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

11 hours ago 22,471 Views 38 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

12 hours ago 6,645 Views 6 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

12 hours ago 7,795 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

12 hours ago 27,945 Views 17 Comments

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

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states

12 hours ago 12,878 Views 19 Comments

Karnataka’s capital, Bengaluru, has the highest active caseload at more than 300,000, but experts warn that the worst is still to come.

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point
# Forde Focus
From The42
# Forde Focus

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point

13 hours ago 20,204 Views 76 Comments

The Gaelic Grounds hosted this evening’s game.

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win

Updated 13 hours ago 41,825 Views 81 Comments

The SNP failed to secure an overall majority, but the Greens’ success could lead to a majority among pro-independence parties.

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure
# Drug Bust
# Drug Bust

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure

13 hours ago 20,610 Views 18 Comments

Investigations are currently ongoing.

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven
# Alps Avalanches
# Alps Avalanches

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven

Updated 14 hours ago 16,955 Views 1 Comment

Local authorities had already warned Friday of unstable snow formations given a recent fall-off in temperatures.

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

14 hours ago 45,858 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines

Updated 15 hours ago 35,744 Views 42 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly also announced that two more countries have been added to the hotel quarantine list

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory

15 hours ago 19,275 Views 11 Comments

Dublin lost centre-back Liam Rushe to a red card in the closing stages.

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well
# Found
# Found

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well

15 hours ago 34,319 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí said that the young man had been located.

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland

15 hours ago 59,319 Views 62 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan
# Bombing
# Bombing

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan

15 hours ago 6,168 Views 1 Comment

Afghan Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian told reporters that the casualties could rise

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth

16 hours ago 20,496 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested as part of an investigation into the incident.

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result
# UK Elections
# UK Elections

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result

16 hours ago 9,160 Views 1 Comment

With the final results in, Labour has 30 seats, the Welsh Conservatives have 16, Plaid Cymru has 13 and the Liberal Democrats have one.

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods
# Louth
# Louth

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods

17 hours ago 15,035 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed and dismembered in January 2020.

EU seeks 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents
# Copycat Jabs
# Copycat Jabs

EU seeks 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

18 hours ago 9,169 Views 13 Comments

EU leaders have adopted a sceptical approach to lifting the patents.

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA
# Irish Dental Association
# Irish Dental Association

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA

18 hours ago 33,935 Views 13 Comments

IDA President, Dr Anne O’Neill said that the organisation had “lost faith” in the Department of Health to implement change.

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party

19 hours ago 22,825 Views 34 Comments

Aiken will remain in his post until a successor is chosen.

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year
# Contactless Payments
# Contactless Payments

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year

20 hours ago 9,655 Views 23 Comments

A total of €9.745 billion was spent via contactless payments from March 2020 to March 2021.

Two women and 7-year-old girl hospitalised following Monaghan crash
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Two women and 7-year-old girl hospitalised following Monaghan crash

21 hours ago 17,737 Views 0 Comments

One of the women was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin.

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics

21 hours ago 9,832 Views 62 Comments

Tensions have soared in east Jerusalem in recent weeks.

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead this summer, says IOC official
# Full Steam Ahead
From The42
# Full Steam Ahead

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead this summer, says IOC official

22 hours ago 5,959 Views 4 Comments

The Tokyo Games are due to start on 23 July, though polls show that most Japanese people support cancellation or another delay.

Poll: Do you carry cash?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you carry cash?

22 hours ago 63,606 Views 106 Comments

Card payments are up 72%.

Man hospitalised following serious assault in Cork
# Charleville
# Charleville

Man hospitalised following serious assault in Cork

22 hours ago 21,589 Views 4 Comments

The man sustained numerous lacerations during an altercation involving a group of people.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Saturday

23 hours ago 10,863 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Photos: Darkness Into Light raises over €6 million for Pieta as thousands brave poor weather conditions

23 hours ago 51,866 Views 54 Comments

Heavy wind and rain didn’t dampen the massive fundraising drive.

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