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Today’s News

Court orders AstraZeneca to deliver less than EU demand - but must pay fines for missed doses
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

Court orders AstraZeneca to deliver less than EU demand - but must pay fines for missed doses

7 minutes ago 637 Views 1 Comment

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10
# Halfbacks
From The42
# Halfbacks

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10

Updated 7 minutes ago 1,634 Views 1 Comment

Owen Farrell can’t be discounted as a key man in this Lions squad.

Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home
# Eviction
# Eviction

Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home

29 minutes ago 3,113 Views 3 Comments

Adanna Clarke took legal action over the episode of Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away!.

Farmers losing 'patience' over sheep deaths from dog attacks
# Worrying
# Worrying

Farmers losing 'patience' over sheep deaths from dog attacks

44 minutes ago 2,621 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association wants to see controls implemented to tackle “irresponsible dog ownership”.

Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy
# High Court
# High Court

Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy

46 minutes ago 4,481 Views 0 Comments

The High Court in London today heard claims about Vardy’s relationship with The Sun newspaper.

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach
# Travel
# Travel

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach

57 minutes ago 2,282 Views 3 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Toy Holohan is today meeting with his Northern Ireland counterpart.

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People
# Shock Sharing
# Shock Sharing

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People

1 hour ago 2,432 Views 5 Comments

Aoife Gallagher says it’s tempting to share content that horrifies you, but it only serves to amplify the hate.

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42

1 hour ago 3,185 Views 6 Comments

We’ve launched a powerful new scores hub – like you told us to.

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick

1 hour ago 5,823 Views 1 Comment

The body was found in a field near the Thomondgate area.

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Luxury on Lough Corrib: Tranquil hideaway with an aristocratic past for €675k
Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Cyclist hospitalised after hit and run in Dublin

1 hour ago 5,607 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí are looking for a black Volkswagen Passat that fled the scene.

Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks
# Court
# Court

Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks

1 hour ago 12,830 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with assault after causing harm to the passenger.

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

2 hours ago 11,754 Views 10 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub
# The Goat
# The Goat

Charlie Chawke refused permission for apartments on site of Goatstown pub

2 hours ago 10,640 Views 13 Comments

The development was proposed at the site of The Goat Bar and Grill.

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?
# Poots To Fill
# Poots To Fill

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?

2 hours ago 14,137 Views 20 Comments

Is it a one-horse race and what does that mean for power-sharing?

Man charged after attempted car hijacking with knife in Cork city
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man charged after attempted car hijacking with knife in Cork city

2 hours ago 4,994 Views 0 Comments

A woman was sitting in her car when she was approached by a man armed with a knife.

European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums
# Insurance Ireland
# Insurance Ireland

European Commission says Insurance Ireland restricted competition and drove up prices on premiums

2 hours ago 10,776 Views 32 Comments

The European Commission accusations were made against Insurance Ireland this morning.

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre
# South William Street
# South William Street

Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre

3 hours ago 33,931 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm last night as a large group of people were socialising in the area.

Iranians vote in presidential election tipped in favour of hard-liner
# Iran
# Iran

Iranians vote in presidential election tipped in favour of hard-liner

3 hours ago 3,545 Views 5 Comments

Ebrahim Raisi is the front-runner in a field of just four candidates.

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday
# Juneteenth
# Juneteenth

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday

5 hours ago 16,425 Views 42 Comments

It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr Day was created in 1983.

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a music festival this year?

5 hours ago 22,510 Views 31 Comments

Electric Picnic is scheduled to take place in September.

DUP in crisis: Coveney says 'we're back to square one' but that an election can be avoided
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP in crisis: Coveney says 'we're back to square one' but that an election can be avoided

Updated 6 hours ago 25,575 Views 52 Comments

Edwin Poots announced he is to quit as the party leader after only three weeks in the job, following a party revolt.

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?

Updated 6 hours ago 9,758 Views 13 Comments

As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail
# India
# India

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail

6 hours ago 29,964 Views 0 Comments

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead in a popular holiday destination in Goa, India, in March 2017.

Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost
# Childcare Costs
# Childcare Costs

Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost

7 hours ago 10,302 Views 26 Comments

Ireland is in line with other rich countries such as Switzerland and New Zealand in the cost to care for two children.

Lowry and McIlroy stay in touch after disrupted first day of US Open
# Torrey Pines
From The42
# Torrey Pines

Lowry and McIlroy stay in touch after disrupted first day of US Open

Updated 7 hours ago 27,342 Views 13 Comments

Play was suspended late on Thursday evening after the opening round was marred by a 90-minute fog delay.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# TV Guide
From The42
# TV Guide

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

7 hours ago 10,629 Views 4 Comments

Time to get planning…

From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events

Updated 7 hours ago 28,242 Views 40 Comments

It’s been a hell of a few weeks in Northern Ireland politics. Here’s a quick catch-up.

'It sends a clear message': Government minister to visit Waterford after Pride flags burned in city
# Pride
# Pride

'It sends a clear message': Government minister to visit Waterford after Pride flags burned in city

8 hours ago 13,782 Views 0 Comments

There has been a recent string of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in the city.

Debunked: Yes, coronavirus antibodies protect against 'infection of the lung'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Yes, coronavirus antibodies protect against 'infection of the lung'

9 hours ago 14,282 Views 8 Comments

A video shared online claimed that because antibodies produced as a result of the vaccine are in the blood, they don’t protect against Covid infection. This is false.

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers

15 hours ago 15,532 Views 0 Comments
  • The housing problem is at its most acute among minority groups, such as Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers.
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, for The Good Information Project, examines the figures and the significant barriers to access to secure living arrangements.
  • "It's an absolutely appalling national disgrace," says Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement.

Yesterday’s News

Two more men charged over shooting of black equal rights activist at London party
# Sasha Johnson
# Sasha Johnson

Two more men charged over shooting of black equal rights activist at London party

16 hours ago 19,106 Views 0 Comments

The mother-of-two remains in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the head on 23 May.

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted

17 hours ago 28,319 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) admitted to detectives he was planning to have his own solicitor abducted.

Edwin Poots is resigning as leader of the DUP, after three weeks in the role
# Life After Arlene
# Life After Arlene

Edwin Poots is resigning as leader of the DUP, after three weeks in the role

Updated 17 hours ago 119,752 Views 192 Comments
  • Poots did not speak to waiting reporters as he left the crunch meeting with party officers
  • The new DUP leader came under heavy fire after he nominated a First Minister despite a majority of his party objecting
  • Recently ousted leader Arlene Foster earlier tweeted that she "hoped everyone is having a great day"
WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking

17 hours ago 29,310 Views 60 Comments

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service has called on the WHO to review the report “as a matter of urgency”.

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told

17 hours ago 13,483 Views 17 Comments

HIQA has advised NPHET on the measures needed to allow large gatherings to happen safely.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

18 hours ago 7,888 Views 0 Comments

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

Your evening longread: The Amazon that customers don't see
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The Amazon that customers don't see

18 hours ago 19,892 Views 7 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sausage war: EU to 'assess' UK request for chilled meats to be traded with the North until October
# Brexit Trade
# Brexit Trade

Sausage war: EU to 'assess' UK request for chilled meats to be traded with the North until October

Updated 18 hours ago 11,893 Views 28 Comments

It comes after a very public diplomatic war over whether a ban on chilled meats being sent from GB to NI should commence, in line with the Protocol.

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