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Today’s News

State plans to buy up AirBnb properties, says housing minister

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know Tom Hanks movies?

How well do you think you know the iconic American actor’s movies?

From The42 'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win Off The Mark

'Here I am, living my dream' - Ireland's McGoldrick toasts his first Premier League goals in Chelsea win

Two years ago, McGoldrick was without a club and to go on trial at Sheffield United.

Why was the Covid-19 app so successful in Ireland?

HSE CEO Paul Reid called the Irish roll out the “most successful launch of this app anywhere in the world”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Take a look back at the main stories from today.

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Opinion: We need serious help to 'stop burning stuff' to heat our homes

UCC researcher calls for a broader range of clean energy initiatives as small towns suffer air pollution from residential solid fuel burning.

Man (60s) dies after crash involving two cars in Tipperary

The driver of the other car involved in the crash failed to remain at the scene.

Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Simon Coveney said Irish people should “remember this event for what it was: an appalling act of genocide”

'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque

Two injured after light aircraft crash in Galway field

The aircraft crashed in a field at around 12.45pm this afternoon.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

An Taisce releases list of 10 most at-risk buildings, including the Iveagh Markets in Dublin

The heritage charity has marked the ten important structures in Ireland as being in “a state of disrepair”.

Bill Gates says he is "optimistic" about battle against Covid-19

The US billionaire said medicines and vaccines should be given to those most in need, not “highest bidders”.

British citizen among 71 people arrested in Serbia after protesting government response to Covid-19

There have been protests for four consecutive nights in several Serbian cities.

Ireland 'starting to see effects' of entering Phase Three nearly two weeks on, de Gascun says

Dr Cillian de Gascun said the increased rise in daily cases is “concerning”, but not fully unexpected.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar 'doesn't fully trust' the banks not to try to profit during Covid-19 crisis

Varadkar also said that he doesn’t fully trust the banks not to profiteer amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad

Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.

'A legacy of outstanding leadership': Tributes paid to Ireland legend Jack Charlton

The Englishman who guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90 died yesterday aged 85.

Amazon says email telling employees to delete TikTok from their phones 'sent in error'

Amazon cited “security risks” from the China-owned service in the email.

From The42 Jack Charlton in 1994: 'Irish people are realistic, as am I. We like one another' RIP Jack
Poll: Do you think Phoenix Park's gates should be mostly closed to traffic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Phoenix Park's gates should be mostly closed to traffic?

Phoenix Park is one of the largest enclosed recreational spaces in any European capital city.

From masks to polls, here's what's happening in the US presidential contest right now

The election is happening even if coronavirus has grabbed all the headlines.

Opinion: 25 years ago today, the UN let Srebrenica happen. Now, it is allowing history repeat itself in Syria

The UN can’t defend people in Syria or even deliver aid, writes Barry Andrews. The least we can do is prepare for the prosecution of the terrible crimes that happen there.

From The42 'Sorry Mr Marley, you can't play here' - Playing football with a music icon before a famous gig in Dublin Jammin

'Sorry Mr Marley, you can't play here' - Playing football with a music icon before a famous gig in Dublin

It was 40 years ago this week when the reggae singer performed at Dalymount Park.

A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)

Charlton led the Irish football team for a decade.

From The42 Ireland legend Jack Charlton dies aged 85 RIP

Ireland legend Jack Charlton dies aged 85

The Englishman guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90.

'Harder to switch off' or 'a massive relief': Four months on, how is the daily grind going for those working from home? WFH

'Harder to switch off' or 'a massive relief': Four months on, how is the daily grind going for those working from home?

There was a large and sudden move towards remote working from the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s making the news this weekend morning.

From The42 'It was too much for me - losing my sister, losing my dad... But I continued to play for Ireland through it all' Interview

'It was too much for me - losing my sister, losing my dad... But I continued to play for Ireland through it all'

Former Irish international Elaine O’Connor chats to The42 about her career in football.

Breakfast time? Try these carrot and walnut pancakes, courtesy of The Cake Cafe and SLICE

Ray O’Neill of The Cake Cafe and SLICE in Dublin shares his thoughts on the last few months and offers a nice healthy pancake recipe.

Donald Trump commutes prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone

“Roger Stone is now a free man!” the White House said in a statement, days before he was to start serving time.

Courts gearing up to expand sittings with new plans to deal with the 'growing backlog of cases'

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said detailed planning is set to progress cases of all types to be heard from late August and through September.

It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?

Experts say that increased Irish influence in Europe could come at a cost.

Friday 10 July, 2020

Trump postpones New Hampshire rally due to weather, warns China ties 'severely damaged' over virus

Trump also signalled that a phase two trade deal with China was not a priority now.

Malaysian authorities to hold inquest into death of Nóra Quoirin

An autopsy found Nora likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle.

Ghislaine Maxwell seeks $5 million bail release in Epstein-related case

Her lawyers cited the coronavirus risk in jail as reason to release her on $5 million bond.

Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report

The Taskforce is made up of industry representatives including Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport.

From The42 'We're at a disadvantage when we come to play teams in Ireland because we just don't have that playing experience' London Calling

'We're at a disadvantage when we come to play teams in Ireland because we just don't have that playing experience'

The London ladies football team are hoping to be included in the 2021 Lidl Ladies National Football League.

Quiz: How well do you know Derry Girls?

How well do you know the hit TV show?

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