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Nancy Pelosi says US-UK trade deal 'very unlikely' if Good Friday Agreement is tampered with
# Trade Deals
# Trade Deals

Nancy Pelosi says US-UK trade deal 'very unlikely' if Good Friday Agreement is tampered with

1 minute ago 1 View 0 Comments

Britain is angling for a trade deal with Washington now it has left the European Union.

Manager charged with permitting 'lay person' to kill dog at Ashton Pound
# Court
# Court

Manager charged with permitting 'lay person' to kill dog at Ashton Pound

Updated 26 minutes ago 24,016 Views 0 Comments

Six people have been charged with animal cruelty offences on foot of an investigation.

Prince Andrew may challenge UK ruling on US sex assault case
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Prince Andrew may challenge UK ruling on US sex assault case

54 minutes ago 3,639 Views 0 Comments

He has been accused of sexually assaulting a then 17-year-old girl.

Today, he's working as an accountant. Tonight, he'll be playing in an FAI Cup quarter-final
# Dreams
From The42
# Dreams

Today, he's working as an accountant. Tonight, he'll be playing in an FAI Cup quarter-final

1 hour ago 10,502 Views 7 Comments

Jake Corrigan is set to line out for Maynooth University Town in their game against Bohemians this evening.

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work
# Driving
# Driving

Here's how the new M50 variable speed limits will work

Updated 1 hour ago 30,037 Views 88 Comments

The new system is expected to take full effect on the motorway by early 2023.

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

The HSE has reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 misinformation posts on social media

2 hours ago 6,472 Views 18 Comments

Most of the complaints, 739, related to posts on Twitter.

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit
# Nona Gaprindashvili
# Nona Gaprindashvili

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit

2 hours ago 16,669 Views 0 Comments

Nona Gaprindashvili has filed a $5 million defamation suit against Netflix.

Government 'consulted Áras on centenary invitation' - but decision was President's
# Centenary Row
# Centenary Row

Government 'consulted Áras on centenary invitation' - but decision was President's

Updated 2 hours ago 32,610 Views 97 Comments

Michael D Higgins said the centenary event in Armagh is being ‘politicised’.

Two men appear in court charged with murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Two men appear in court charged with murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry

Updated 3 hours ago 18,449 Views 0 Comments

The men were granted bail and will appear in court on 7 October.

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Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Updated 4 hours ago 13,130 Views 4 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

The Explainer: Should we be ordering our Christmas presents now?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Should we be ordering our Christmas presents now?

5 hours ago 6,345 Views 7 Comments

Pressure on global supply chains is explained in this week’s podcast.

Teenage boy missing from Clondalkin since Monday
# Dublin
# Dublin

Teenage boy missing from Clondalkin since Monday

5 hours ago 17,123 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí and Arkardiusz Niedojad’s family are concerned for his welfare.

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election

6 hours ago 13,473 Views 11 Comments

His allies denounced the move as an “act of political censorship”.

Opinion: Recycling soft plastics is fine but we must simply stop using them
# Climate Emergency
# Climate Emergency

Opinion: Recycling soft plastics is fine but we must simply stop using them

Updated 7 hours ago 16,106 Views 40 Comments

Mindy O’Brien says the changes to the recycling of plastics should not mean a ‘get out of jail free’ card for plastic manufacturers and businesses.

Man dies in single-vehicle collision on M3 in Meath
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man dies in single-vehicle collision on M3 in Meath

7 hours ago 15,861 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Poll: Was President Higgins right to decline the invitation to Northern Ireland event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was President Higgins right to decline the invitation to Northern Ireland event?

7 hours ago 72,150 Views 86 Comments

Michael D Higgins said that the event was a political one and could not attend.

Three young children from South Africa allegedly murdered in New Zealand
# Timaru
# Timaru

Three young children from South Africa allegedly murdered in New Zealand

7 hours ago 23,680 Views 0 Comments

A woman found at the address is in a stable condition.

US to charge ex-Boeing pilot over 737 Max crashes
# Mark Forkner
# Mark Forkner

US to charge ex-Boeing pilot over 737 Max crashes

8 hours ago 28,171 Views 0 Comments

Mark Forkner was the lead contact between the aviation giant and the Federal Aviation Administration over how pilots should be trained to fly the planes

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees
# California
# California

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees

8 hours ago 13,130 Views 4 Comments

Groves of gigantic sequoias could be in the path of the wildfires.

Italian government to require all workers to display Covid pass
# Italy
# Italy

Italian government to require all workers to display Covid pass

9 hours ago 15,961 Views 37 Comments

Public and private sector employees will have to produce a health pass to access their workplaces from October 15.

'Nobody was willing to take a gamble on him' - The unlikely rise of an Irish teenage star
# Omo
From The42
# Omo

'Nobody was willing to take a gamble on him' - The unlikely rise of an Irish teenage star

9 hours ago 33,406 Views 8 Comments

One of the coaches who witnessed Andrew Omobamidele’s climb to the Premier League on the perseverance that eventually took the Ireland defender to the top level of the game.

Culture Night promises a 'national moment' as events take place across the country
# Culture Night 2021
# Culture Night 2021

Culture Night promises a 'national moment' as events take place across the country

9 hours ago 9,159 Views 5 Comments

Here are some of the highlights from tonight’s national event.

Government to consider limiting the time period an employer can put a worker on probation
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Government to consider limiting the time period an employer can put a worker on probation

10 hours ago 17,142 Views 4 Comments

The Tánaiste said he wants to ensure reasonable periods of notice are given to employees when their work is unpredictable in nature.

Parents express 'horror' at prefab conditions at North Dublin secondary school
# Classrooms
# Classrooms

Parents express 'horror' at prefab conditions at North Dublin secondary school

10 hours ago 29,388 Views 16 Comments

Photographs from inside prefabs at Gaelscholáiste Reachrann in Donaghmede show damaged walls and ceilings.

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic
# Put To Test
# Put To Test

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic

16 hours ago 11,273 Views 30 Comments
  • €217 million has been spent on providing free PCR tests this year up to August, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The HSE has purchased two million “I got my Covid-19 vaccine” badges and spent €8,800 on photo backdrops.
  • It is "very pleased" with the number of people sharing photos online after they receive a vaccine.

Yesterday’s News

Man (80s) dies after two-vehicle collision in Co Donegal
# Greenbank
# Greenbank

Man (80s) dies after two-vehicle collision in Co Donegal

17 hours ago 10,784 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at Greenbank, Quigley’s Point in Muff at approximately 5.30pm.

Couple appear before court charged with sexual abuse and exploitation
# Cork
# Cork

Couple appear before court charged with sexual abuse and exploitation

17 hours ago 27,449 Views 0 Comments

The couple were charged following a probe by the Cork City Garda Protective Services Unit.

America's Cup organisers announce extension to 2024 venue bidding process
# Sailing
From The42
# Sailing

America's Cup organisers announce extension to 2024 venue bidding process

18 hours ago 18,703 Views 20 Comments

Organisers want to allow shortlisted venues time ‘to work through final details and provide further information’.

Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals

Updated 18 hours ago 29,511 Views 46 Comments

The airline said there will no pay rises for cabin crew members until 2025 at the earliest.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

19 hours ago 10,571 Views 1 Comment

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

'I just started laughing' - Employee was paid with bucket of 5c coins by Dublin restaurant
# Cents And Sensibility
# Cents And Sensibility

'I just started laughing' - Employee was paid with bucket of 5c coins by Dublin restaurant

19 hours ago 126,170 Views 0 Comments

The five cent coins – more than 7,000 of them – weighed almost 30 kilos.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

19 hours ago 15,020 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Faroe Islands government to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter
# Calls For Change
# Calls For Change

Faroe Islands government to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter

20 hours ago 11,799 Views 14 Comments

The sea mammals are killed for their meat and blubber.

Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations

20 hours ago 6,960 Views 4 Comments

The council is discussing the state of the project with the Health Minister Stephen Donnelly.

Number of children aged five to 12 tested for Covid quadruples
# Testing
# Testing

Number of children aged five to 12 tested for Covid quadruples

20 hours ago 21,143 Views 38 Comments

A further 1,413 cases of Covid-19 were notified on today.

Cork GAA have planning permission turned down for Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp From The42

Cork GAA have planning permission turned down for Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp

21 hours ago 30,870 Views 17 Comments

It was hoped to build a new entrance on the Monahan Road side of the stadium and develop a new GAA Museum.

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation
# Darragh O'Brien
# Darragh O'Brien

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation

21 hours ago 18,006 Views 58 Comments

O’Brien said this was “an immediate and very serious issue”, but he explained there was no short-term solution.

WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine
# GDPR
# GDPR

WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine

Updated 21 hours ago 14,776 Views 15 Comments

The Facebook-owned company has launched judicial review proceedings against the penalty in the High Court.

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