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Today’s News

Man sentenced to life in jail for murder of his estranged wife's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to life in jail for murder of his estranged wife's partner

27 minutes ago 2,747 Views 0 Comments

Veronica Carberry said her life has been turned upside down by the murder of her father Aidan McMenamy.

HSE pressures maternity hospitals to follow guidelines and allow partners attend
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

HSE pressures maternity hospitals to follow guidelines and allow partners attend

27 minutes ago 981 Views 0 Comments

In a letter, Dr Colm Henry suggests that the guidance has not been implemented by some hospitals.

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports

28 minutes ago 3,324 Views 0 Comments

The INMO’s annual conference today heard from a number of nurses who are suffering longer term effects of a Covid-19 diagnosis.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated 1 hour ago 9,158 Views 6 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

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Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted

2 hours ago 5,914 Views 18 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author looks at a week where the UK prime minister set the cat among the pigeons in the North.

Council to increase pedestrianised space on Dublin's Capel Street, asks public for feedback
# Outdoor Dining
# Outdoor Dining

Council to increase pedestrianised space on Dublin's Capel Street, asks public for feedback

2 hours ago 6,138 Views 24 Comments

If approved, the Council said works will begin later this month.

Former TD Kate O'Connell will not run in Dublin Bay South by-election
# In The Running
# In The Running

Former TD Kate O'Connell will not run in Dublin Bay South by-election

2 hours ago 12,297 Views 22 Comments

“It appears that preparations have been made for a long time, that it would be impossible for me to win a convention,” O’Connell said.

RTÉ journalists describe 'anger' at Denis O'Brien's attendance at leaving do in letter to station bosses
# Leaving Do
# Leaving Do

RTÉ journalists describe 'anger' at Denis O'Brien's attendance at leaving do in letter to station bosses

2 hours ago 16,886 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien attended the Tommie Gorman’s leaving party.

Sudocrem won't be made in Ireland after 2023 as production moves to Bulgaria
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Sudocrem won't be made in Ireland after 2023 as production moves to Bulgaria

2 hours ago 17,962 Views 55 Comments

Some 110 jobs are expected to be lost.

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1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit

3 hours ago 3,741 Views 11 Comments
  • Almost 30,000 bikes were stolen over the past five years, with an average of 70% of thefts occurring in Dublin, writes Noteworthy reporter Maria Delaney
  • While violent bike thefts increased by 65% in 2020, overall bike thefts were almost unchanged nationally
  • Provisional figures "suggest a marked decrease" in bike thefts up to March this year
Nicola Sturgeon calls ex-deputy leader of Britain First ‘racist’ in tense confrontation
# Counting Votes
# Counting Votes

Nicola Sturgeon calls ex-deputy leader of Britain First ‘racist’ in tense confrontation

3 hours ago 14,081 Views 16 Comments

Counting has begun for the Scottish parliamentary election, with results expected tomorrow.

US Military are monitoring the uncontrolled re-entry crash of a Chinese rocket
# Incoming
# Incoming

US Military are monitoring the uncontrolled re-entry crash of a Chinese rocket

4 hours ago 12,066 Views 28 Comments

Pentagon experts believe that the Long March 5B rocket will crash onto the surface sometime on Saturday or Sunday.

Paul Reid: 'I have never found a stronger moment of hope and optimism that we can feel now'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid: 'I have never found a stronger moment of hope and optimism that we can feel now'

4 hours ago 12,585 Views 30 Comments

The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 continues to fall.

Poll: Would you be comfortable socialising after using a Covid-19 test you got in a supermarket?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you be comfortable socialising after using a Covid-19 test you got in a supermarket?

4 hours ago 21,400 Views 42 Comments

Lidl has started selling antigen tests today.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Updated 4 hours ago 8,328 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of the news this morning.

India's Modi under pressure to impose lockdown amid continued Covid-19 surge
# India
# India

India's Modi under pressure to impose lockdown amid continued Covid-19 surge

4 hours ago 6,961 Views 4 Comments

The country has confirmed a record 414,188 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

Sunday Independent terminates columnist’s contract after discovering his anonymous Twitter account
# Terminated
# Terminated

Sunday Independent terminates columnist’s contract after discovering his anonymous Twitter account

Updated 5 hours ago 82,223 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Barbara J Pym’ Twitter account that Eoghan Harris was part of has since been suspended.

Girl arrested over shooting of three people at Idaho school
# US Shooting
# US Shooting

Girl arrested over shooting of three people at Idaho school

6 hours ago 29,387 Views 38 Comments

Nobody was killed in the incident.

UK Conservative Party wins Hartlepool by-election and unseats Labour for first time in almost 50 years
# Jill Mortimer
# Jill Mortimer

UK Conservative Party wins Hartlepool by-election and unseats Labour for first time in almost 50 years

6 hours ago 14,187 Views 36 Comments

The defeat will be a blow to Keir Starmer’s leadership of Labour.

It's easy to see the sense in Gatland's side of the Sexton debate
# Tough Calls
From The42
# Tough Calls

It's easy to see the sense in Gatland's side of the Sexton debate

6 hours ago 12,249 Views 25 Comments

The Ireland captain has paid the price for a frustrating run of injuries.

Ireland's rapporteur says trafficking for sexual exploitation was 'resilient' to the pandemic
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland's rapporteur says trafficking for sexual exploitation was 'resilient' to the pandemic

7 hours ago 16,122 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission will report to the EU today.

Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing

7 hours ago 9,549 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Ó Broin says these people should be included in the government’s homelessness figures.

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election
# Housing
# Housing

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election

13 hours ago 23,664 Views 102 Comments

The FF parliamentary party meeting was told that the party was “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”.

Yesterday’s News

Prank TV show in Iraq depicting Isis attacks is taken off air
# Ehhhh
# Ehhhh

Prank TV show in Iraq depicting Isis attacks is taken off air

14 hours ago 13,766 Views 9 Comments

The show is a form of reality TV and follows Iraqi celebrity guests, including actresses and football players.

Cavani bags brace as Man United reach Europa League final despite Roma loss
# Reds Go Marching On
From The42
# Reds Go Marching On

Cavani bags brace as Man United reach Europa League final despite Roma loss

15 hours ago 24,403 Views 47 Comments

Last week’s 6-2 victory at Old Trafford meant United already had one foot in the Gdansk finale – their first under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home

15 hours ago 25,704 Views 9 Comments

Authorities were not aware of any distress calls from the plane.

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year

16 hours ago 15,890 Views 16 Comments

North Inner City Councillor Anthony Flynn said the report on the 79 deaths in Dublin last year needs to be published urgently.

Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears

16 hours ago 48,459 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Rafal Karaczynsaid the accused man’s marriage to Natalia Karaczyn was “not terribly happy” but they stayed living together for their children.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

16 hours ago 8,937 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: How newspaper ads saved Jewish people from the Nazis
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How newspaper ads saved Jewish people from the Nazis

17 hours ago 14,670 Views 7 Comments

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

Ed Sheeran unveiled as Ipswich Town's new shirt sponsor
# Tractor Boy
From The42
# Tractor Boy

Ed Sheeran unveiled as Ipswich Town's new shirt sponsor

Updated 17 hours ago 47,055 Views 27 Comments

The global popstar, who hails from Suffolk, is backing his boyhood club for the 2021/22 season.

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe
# E171
# E171

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe

17 hours ago 38,180 Views 19 Comments

Its use in food was suspended in France last year over health fears.

Royal Navy vessels head for port after French protests off Jersey subside
# Brexit Row
# Brexit Row

Royal Navy vessels head for port after French protests off Jersey subside

Updated 18 hours ago 34,933 Views 73 Comments

About 60 French vessels gathered around St Helier in protest at the Jersey government’s approach to issuing fishing licences.

Judge orders 'outrageous' Longford wedding party organisers to court to explain 'flagrant' breach of Covid guidelines
# Longford
# Longford

Judge orders 'outrageous' Longford wedding party organisers to court to explain 'flagrant' breach of Covid guidelines

18 hours ago 51,363 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the cases as “scandalous”.

Coronavirus: Eight deaths across several months and 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Eight deaths across several months and 393 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated 18 hours ago 73,206 Views 100 Comments

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

Man appears in court over murder of pensioner in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man appears in court over murder of pensioner in Dublin

19 hours ago 15,315 Views 0 Comments

The victim was originally from Hong Kong but had lived for several years in a flat just off Dublin’s Cork Street.

HSE says 'conditions are right' for restrictions on partners in maternity hospitals to be lifted
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

HSE says 'conditions are right' for restrictions on partners in maternity hospitals to be lifted

Updated 19 hours ago 23,223 Views 30 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said today he is writing to all maternity units about partner restrictions.

Time got the better of Sexton - not just Farrell, Russell and Biggar
# Lions
From The42
# Lions

Time got the better of Sexton - not just Farrell, Russell and Biggar

20 hours ago 41,244 Views 26 Comments

Irish captain’s omission from Warren Gatland’s squad was tough but at 35 his durability has come into question.

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'
# Intellectual Property
# Intellectual Property

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'

Updated 20 hours ago 29,983 Views 21 Comments

Amnesty boss Colm O’Gorman has accused drug companies of ‘reprehensible scaremongering’.

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