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Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister
# Kais Saied
# Kais Saied

Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister

29 minutes ago 1,822 Views 0 Comments

Police intervened on Monday to prevent clashes outside the parliament building.

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland

40 minutes ago 2,114 Views 2 Comments

The new centre will create over 50 jobs in security, privacy and policy.

Last missing person from Miami building collapse identified
# Surfside
# Surfside

Last missing person from Miami building collapse identified

58 minutes ago 5,066 Views 0 Comments

98 were killed when the residential building collapsed last month.

Covid vaccine portal now open for people aged 16 and 17
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid vaccine portal now open for people aged 16 and 17

1 hour ago 5,112 Views 31 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

Ireland in the race to host America’s Cup in 2024
# Sailing Ahead
# Sailing Ahead

Ireland in the race to host America’s Cup in 2024

1 hour ago 6,342 Views 3 Comments

Cork Harbour is the proposed host venue after an initial assessment by the organisers in June.

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
# Opinion
# Opinion

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist

2 hours ago 3,763 Views 11 Comments

The agriculture minister says he’s confident Irish farmers will embrace climate change policies that are needed to tackle the climate crisis.

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four
# Icymi
From The42
# Icymi

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four

2 hours ago 36,627 Views 3 Comments

Mona McSharry’s final, contrasting fortunes for the 7s and boxers, and Osaka’s exit – catch up on all you missed.

Move to restrict legal cases against planning proposals provokes nearly 300 complaints
# Department Of Housing
# Department Of Housing

Move to restrict legal cases against planning proposals provokes nearly 300 complaints

3 hours ago 10,080 Views 6 Comments

An Taisce were among more than a dozen environmental groups to object to the proposals.

Dozens of brides set to protest in Dublin as Cabinet considers wedding attendance rules for August
# Bridal Parade
# Bridal Parade

Dozens of brides set to protest in Dublin as Cabinet considers wedding attendance rules for August

3 hours ago 19,675 Views 25 Comments

Doubts hang over whether the number of people permitted at weddings will be increased next month.

Mona McSharry eighth in 100m Breaststroke final after incredible Olympic run
# Sligo's Finest
From The42
# Sligo's Finest

Mona McSharry eighth in 100m Breaststroke final after incredible Olympic run

6 hours ago 20,623 Views 15 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years

9 hours ago 55,371 Views 54 Comments
  • The horse was taken from its owner and housed by the charity after the allegations
  • One vet said he had not seen anything like the damage sustained by the horse in his 25 years

Yesterday’s News

Pensioner acquitted of possession of cannabis for sale or supply after plants grow too big
# Frisian Dew
# Frisian Dew

Pensioner acquitted of possession of cannabis for sale or supply after plants grow too big

10 hours ago 35,873 Views 54 Comments

“Is this Breaking Bad meets Golden Girls?” the defence for Evelyn Corrigan asked.

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases
# Travel
# Travel

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases

Updated 10 hours ago 32,751 Views 17 Comments

“We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial
# Trial
# Trial

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial

11 hours ago 19,197 Views 0 Comments

The jury also heard from the expert witness that the blunt force injuries were caused by hands, fists or feet.

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West
# United States
# United States

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West

11 hours ago 6,844 Views 2 Comments

The blaze had already levelled at least 16 houses and other structures

Former Christian Brother jailed for sexual abuse of four boys in the 1970s
# WESTLAND ROW CBS
# WESTLAND ROW CBS

Former Christian Brother jailed for sexual abuse of four boys in the 1970s

11 hours ago 20,637 Views 13 Comments

Jack Manning pleaded guilty to nine counts of indecently assaulting four of his pupils aged six to eight.

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come
# Player Watch
From The42
# Player Watch

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come

11 hours ago 15,301 Views 14 Comments

Matthew Ruane typified Mayo’s energy in the second period of yesterday’s Connacht SFC final.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

12 hours ago 11,522 Views 1 Comment

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney
# Ah For
From The42
# Ah For

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney

13 hours ago 37,583 Views 11 Comments

The 20-year-old will miss three World Cup qualifiers in September as well as the start of crisis-club Derby’s season.

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow

13 hours ago 43,139 Views 92 Comments

The health minister announced the news today.

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out
# High Court
# High Court

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out

13 hours ago 34,650 Views 0 Comments

The judge said he will deal with an application from Scallon for the costs of the strike out application to be paid by TV3 at a later date.

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes
# High Court
# High Court

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes

14 hours ago 14,720 Views 12 Comments

Most of the applicants had a relative who is recorded as having died from covid19 while in a care home in Ireland.

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations

14 hours ago 7,249 Views 7 Comments

The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
# Ciaran Cannon
# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

15 hours ago 41,930 Views 141 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

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

15 hours ago 14,123 Views 12 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

15 hours ago 71,415 Views 112 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

15 hours ago 24,032 Views 13 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka

16 hours ago 24,755 Views 0 Comments

An inspector said the firm discharged 5,000 times the limit of glyphosate that should be in groundwater.

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

16 hours ago 44,207 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident
# Scrap
From The42
# Scrap

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident

16 hours ago 56,103 Views 17 Comments

Mayo and Galway players clashed as they left the field at half-time yesterday.

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

16 hours ago 23,563 Views 63 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

16 hours ago 16,575 Views 97 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
# Violence
# Violence

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

17 hours ago 15,829 Views 6 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021

18 hours ago 7,157 Views 9 Comments

Garda figures showed 82% of deaths occurred on rural roads with a speed limit of 80kmh or higher.

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue

18 hours ago 60,390 Views 27 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby is strongly suspected of having set up a fake profile.

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

18 hours ago 41,377 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment

18 hours ago 21,360 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned
# Education
# Education

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned

19 hours ago 15,161 Views 23 Comments

Norma Foley will bring a school reopening plan to Cabinet tomorrow.

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