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Man due in court over attempted robbery and assault in which another man was headbutted
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man due in court over attempted robbery and assault in which another man was headbutted

15 minutes ago 883 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Limerick City District Court at 10.30am today.

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Bríd Smith: Data centres are the elephant in the room when it comes to climate policy

Updated 25 minutes ago 9,586 Views 30 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says Ireland’s society and climate will not gain anything from data centres.

Dissident Belarusian journalist moved from jail to house arrest
# Roman Protasevich
# Roman Protasevich

Dissident Belarusian journalist moved from jail to house arrest

41 minutes ago 2,126 Views 0 Comments

The country’s exiled opposition leader said the move was “good news”, but not freedom yet.

Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic
# Disaster
# Disaster

Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic

1 hour ago 5,354 Views 1 Comment

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said it was a “huge tragedy”.

Justice Minister says 999 calls being cancelled 'should not have happened'
# Cancelled Calls
# Cancelled Calls

Justice Minister says 999 calls being cancelled 'should not have happened'

1 hour ago 3,407 Views 16 Comments

The Garda Commissioner yesterday issued an apology to the victims who had their 999 calls cancelled.

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland
# Longford
# Longford

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland

1 hour ago 13,566 Views 19 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected Cathaoirleach of the Longford Municipal District.

Sunshine and scattered showers this weekend ... temperatures to hit up to 21 degrees
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Sunshine and scattered showers this weekend ... temperatures to hit up to 21 degrees

1 hour ago 7,563 Views 4 Comments

Met Éireann says today will be cool and fresh, with just a few sunny intervals.

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?

2 hours ago 26,332 Views 62 Comments

NPHET will next week issue advice to government on the planned 5 July reopening measures.

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The Dying Art of Defending (or are Gaelic football's forwards just getting better?)
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The Dying Art of Defending (or are Gaelic football's forwards just getting better?)

2 hours ago 4,961 Views 5 Comments

Jim McGuinness, Steven McDonnell and Pat Spillane dissect one of Gaelic football’s biggest talking points on the eve of this year’s Championship.

Learner permit expiry dates extended by another 10 months
# Live And Learn
# Live And Learn

Learner permit expiry dates extended by another 10 months

2 hours ago 6,026 Views 10 Comments

Depending on their expiry date, some permits had already been extended by four or eight months.

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin to be sentenced for George Floyd murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin to be sentenced for George Floyd murder

2 hours ago 6,437 Views 0 Comments

The sentenced will be handed down at 6.30pm Irish time in a Minneapolis court.

Dutch PM says Hungary 'has no place in EU anymore' as he hits out at anti-LGBTQ law
# LGBT
# LGBT

Dutch PM says Hungary 'has no place in EU anymore' as he hits out at anti-LGBTQ law

3 hours ago 9,836 Views 17 Comments

A majority of the leaders insisted that discrimination must not be tolerated in the 27-nation bloc.

Crews comb rubble of collapsed Miami condo as 99 people remain unaccounted for
# Florida
# Florida

Crews comb rubble of collapsed Miami condo as 99 people remain unaccounted for

3 hours ago 10,606 Views 1 Comment

One person has been confirmed dead in the incident.

UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom

3 hours ago 12,700 Views 10 Comments

Lindy Cameron says that income streams for criminals must be stopped.

Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas in bid to contain Delta variant outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas in bid to contain Delta variant outbreak

3 hours ago 13,069 Views 19 Comments

Premier of New South Wales state, which includes Sydney, called it the “scariest period” since the pandemic broke out.

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding
# Aviation
# Aviation

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding

4 hours ago 8,170 Views 10 Comments

A further €5m in Government investment has also been placed in doubt.

'No reason it wouldn't become the dominant strain': Here's all the latest on the Delta variant
# New Infections
# New Infections

'No reason it wouldn't become the dominant strain': Here's all the latest on the Delta variant

4 hours ago 12,031 Views 31 Comments

There are 210 confirmed cases of Delta in Ireland – and ‘as sure as night follows day, this is going to go in one particular direction’.

State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal

10 hours ago 27,216 Views 35 Comments
  • Since 2015, the NPWS granted 11 licences to farms to shoot small numbers of the protected species, reports Niall Sargent in the first part of Noteworthy's investigation into the salmon industry
  • Conservation groups have expressed shock at the decision and a lack of scientific evidence behind culling
  • The NPWS does not generally carry out site visits to monitor cull events due to 'resourcing issues'

Yesterday’s News

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list

11 hours ago 9,577 Views 11 Comments

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said fully vaccinated travellers from amber list countries may not have to self-isolate in future.

Major US union project aims to organise Amazon workers
# Teamsters
# Teamsters

Major US union project aims to organise Amazon workers

11 hours ago 10,550 Views 20 Comments

“Amazon workers face dehumanizing, unsafe and low-pay jobs, with high turnover and no voice at work.”

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision
# Reopening
# Reopening

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision

12 hours ago 38,006 Views 85 Comments

An interview with Micheál Martin aired on Virgin Media Television this evening.

'The big thing for Peter Keane this year is it’s going to have to be horses for courses'
# David Moran
From The42
# David Moran

'The big thing for Peter Keane this year is it’s going to have to be horses for courses'

Updated 12 hours ago 14,557 Views 13 Comments

Kerry are in championship action against Clare on Saturday.

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says
# Protocol
# Protocol

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says

12 hours ago 8,873 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister said he hopes progress will be made in the sausage war trade dispute between the UK and the EU.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

13 hours ago 8,100 Views 6 Comments

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

At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse
# Miami
# Miami

At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse

13 hours ago 24,570 Views 2 Comments

Rescuers are still combing the rubble for victims.

Your evening longread: The revolt against liberalism in Poland and Hungary
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The revolt against liberalism in Poland and Hungary

13 hours ago 10,529 Views 26 Comments

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

Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump
# Barred
# Barred

Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump

13 hours ago 27,457 Views 39 Comments

A disciplinary committee has barred the ex-mayor of New York over statements he made in a bid to get the 2020 presidential election result reversed.

Beers, songs, Josh Adams starring at Fifa and the Aki/Henshaw bromance
# Smells Like Team Spirit
From The42
# Smells Like Team Spirit

Beers, songs, Josh Adams starring at Fifa and the Aki/Henshaw bromance

Updated 14 hours ago 15,520 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland is delving into his box of tricks to build team-spirit in the Lions set-up.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

14 hours ago 14,294 Views 10 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner
# Courts
# Courts

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner

14 hours ago 52,088 Views 0 Comments

The 10-month-old dog named Sam was taken to the vet but died during treatment.

The Explainer: How much do we know right now about the Delta variant?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How much do we know right now about the Delta variant?

14 hours ago 4,561 Views 1 Comment

TCD virus expert Dr Kim Roberts and reporter Michelle Hennessy join us to explain more.

Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister
# Action Settled
# Action Settled

Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister

14 hours ago 9,265 Views 0 Comments

The couple requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly to “ensure this never ever happens again”, solicitor Caoimhe Haughey said yesterday.

CervicalCheck moves to 'allay women's fears' after Scotland's cervical cancer screening error
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

CervicalCheck moves to 'allay women's fears' after Scotland's cervical cancer screening error

15 hours ago 16,107 Views 2 Comments

Over 24 years, around 430 women in Scotland who had hysterectomies were wrongly told they didn’t need to be screened.

Women's Aid says cancelled 999 calls 'troubling' as Policing Authority asks: 'If my call is cancelled, how do I know?'
# Cancelled Calls
# Cancelled Calls

Women's Aid says cancelled 999 calls 'troubling' as Policing Authority asks: 'If my call is cancelled, how do I know?'

15 hours ago 12,109 Views 30 Comments

Drew Harris earlier apologised to hundreds of domestic abuse victims who had their 999 calls cancelled between 2019 and 2020.

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents
# Direct Provison
# Direct Provison

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents

16 hours ago 9,777 Views 66 Comments

It comes after pressure to make the system more welcoming for LGBT+ people.

Hospitals told to allow wider access to maternity partners during pregnancy care
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Hospitals told to allow wider access to maternity partners during pregnancy care

16 hours ago 10,173 Views 7 Comments

The HSE is altering the visiting policy for partners during maternity care.

Coronavirus: 304 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 304 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 50,323 Views 131 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

The Journal takes home two Justice Media Awards
# Justice Media Awards
# Justice Media Awards

The Journal takes home two Justice Media Awards

17 hours ago 7,398 Views 23 Comments

The president of the Law Society of Ireland said this year’s entries were ‘legal journalism at its finest’.

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