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Here are the four bathing areas classified as having 'poor' quality water in Ireland
# Beaches
# Beaches

Here are the four bathing areas classified as having 'poor' quality water in Ireland

4 hours ago 8,976 Views 0 Comments

96% of beaches met EU standards last year.

Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available

4 hours ago 4,303 Views 21 Comments

Rents across the country were 2.1% higher than at the end of 2020.

Yesterday’s News

At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting
# Kazan
# Kazan

At least nine dead, most of them children, in Russian school shooting

Updated 6 hours ago 62,730 Views 25 Comments

Reports from the scene said nine people, including children, were killed in the attack and 16 injured.

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home

6 hours ago 16,785 Views 0 Comments

Sam Maughan (26) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing serious harm to Mark Burke (43) on 1 August 2018.

Boy (9) dies after apparently being struck by lightning on football field in England
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Boy (9) dies after apparently being struck by lightning on football field in England

6 hours ago 13,715 Views 3 Comments

Police in Blackpool were alerted to the incident at around 5pm today.

Have you seen Alex? The 29-year-old went missing earlier today
# Dublin
# Dublin

Have you seen Alex? The 29-year-old went missing earlier today

7 hours ago 19,750 Views 5 Comments

Alex Pincer is missing from his home in Dublin.

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'
# Violence
# Violence

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'

Updated 7 hours ago 14,499 Views 52 Comments

Coveney told the ambassador that Israel has a duty to adhere to international law.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

8 hours ago 6,641 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?

8 hours ago 8,309 Views 38 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'

Updated 8 hours ago 24,413 Views 101 Comments

Legislation on the issue is expected to be forthcoming.

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show

8 hours ago 13,681 Views 5 Comments

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

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

8 hours ago 7,839 Views 25 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

US nurse jailed for life over murder of seven veterans with fatal doses of insulin
# Murder
# Murder

US nurse jailed for life over murder of seven veterans with fatal doses of insulin

9 hours ago 18,928 Views 9 Comments

Reta Mays, 46, pleaded guilty in July to the seven murders and attempted homicide of an eighth man.

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United
# Confirmation
From The42
# Confirmation

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United

9 hours ago 29,326 Views 85 Comments

An experimental United side lost 2-1 and can no longer mathematically catch Pep Guardiola’s longtime leaders.

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism
# Rhodes To Freedom
# Rhodes To Freedom

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism

9 hours ago 12,144 Views 10 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said: “My message is clear. We are open again.”

Have you seen Michael? Appeal for information on 13-year-old missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Michael? Appeal for information on 13-year-old missing from Dublin

9 hours ago 35,780 Views 1 Comment

Michael O’Neill has been missing from his home in Finglas since yesterday afternoon.

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

Updated 10 hours ago 55,504 Views 98 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

10 hours ago 24,611 Views 30 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

The Remote: Back To Barrytown, Liam Cunningham in Ancient Rome and Irish interest at the BRITs
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Back To Barrytown, Liam Cunningham in Ancient Rome and Irish interest at the BRITs

10 hours ago 11,104 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case

10 hours ago 17,380 Views 0 Comments

Boy A was aged 13 at the time of the murder and as a juvenile defendant he has the legal right to anonymity.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland

10 hours ago 60,921 Views 70 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'
# The Pubs
# The Pubs

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'

10 hours ago 27,886 Views 37 Comments

The Tánaiste said he’d dare to put money on pubs re-opening indoors in July.

DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'
# Warning
# Warning

DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'

11 hours ago 9,274 Views 16 Comments

The charity has urged farmers to stop selling ducklings to the buyers, who are selling them on individually.

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
# Tgip Round Up
# Tgip Round Up

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?

11 hours ago 6,617 Views 4 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of work after Covid-19.

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place
# Holles St
# Holles St

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place

Updated 11 hours ago 16,785 Views 23 Comments

Senator Lisa Chambers has called for clarity from the HSE on restrictions still in place in some hospitals.

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information

Updated 11 hours ago 41,122 Views 30 Comments
  • The legislation will provide a clear right of access for adopted people and others with questions on their origins to birth certs, birth and early life information.
  • The Bill will have to first undergo pre-legislative scrutiny, which is expected to take place in the coming months.
  • A separate memo addressing the issue of illegal birth registrations was brought to Cabinet this morning.
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict

Updated 11 hours ago 16,923 Views 16 Comments

Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.

Three men arrested and over €188,000 in cash seized as gardaí raid four locations in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men arrested and over €188,000 in cash seized as gardaí raid four locations in Dublin

11 hours ago 14,127 Views 5 Comments

The searches were carried out in the Dublin 1 area this morning.

Man (50s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Man (50s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth

11 hours ago 6,743 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood two men were held against their will at a house on Friday afternoon.

Ireland defender Richard Keogh awarded €2.67 million after Derby found to be in breach of contract
# Payout
From The42
# Payout

Ireland defender Richard Keogh awarded €2.67 million after Derby found to be in breach of contract

12 hours ago 34,054 Views 39 Comments

The 34-year-old made over 300 appearances for The Rams between 2012 and 2019.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

12 hours ago 4,195 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Camogie Association overturns controversial fixture plan as 53% vote for split season
# Format
From The42
# Format

Camogie Association overturns controversial fixture plan as 53% vote for split season

12 hours ago 12,549 Views 2 Comments

The association announced the result of the poll this afternoon.

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager
# Rory Carr
# Rory Carr

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager

12 hours ago 11,347 Views 1 Comment

Rory Carr has been missing since 1 May.

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'

Updated 12 hours ago 31,682 Views 38 Comments

More than 1.8 million vaccines doses have been administered so far.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

13 hours ago 5,585 Views 19 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.
Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE
# High Court
# High Court

Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE

13 hours ago 10,078 Views 0 Comments

Many of the documents at issue relate to the FAI’s former CEO John Delaney.

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'

13 hours ago 16,696 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said antigen testing is a part of Government policy when it comes to reopening society.

Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches
# Off The Hook
From The42
# Off The Hook

Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches

13 hours ago 11,752 Views 10 Comments

Photographs were published in the Irish Independent of the team taking part in a training session last March.

Missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well

Updated 14 hours ago 22,011 Views 2 Comments

John Doyle was missing from the Drumcondra area of Dublin.

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated 14 hours ago 34,678 Views 28 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
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