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Today’s News

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing

7 minutes ago 560 Views 0 Comments

A man (30s) was arrested on Wednesday in relation to the incident and has since been charged.

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38
# Nikki Grahame
# Nikki Grahame

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

33 minutes ago 21,156 Views 11 Comments

She appeared on the reality show in 2006.

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup
# Myanmar Coup
# Myanmar Coup

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup

1 hour ago 2,103 Views 2 Comments

The US wants the UN to issue a resolution to pressure the military junta to restore democracy.

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

1 hour ago 30,459 Views 40 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Spotlight

The Good Information Project: A Shared Island

Over the past four weeks, The Good Information Project – a new initiative from The Journal – has focussed on the question, What could a shared island look like?
WOMEN’S SIX NATIONS ON THE42
The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby - plus previews, profiles and more
Funeral for Prince Philip set for April 17, with tributes being paid across the UK today
# Prince Philip
# Prince Philip

Funeral for Prince Philip set for April 17, with tributes being paid across the UK today

Updated 2 hours ago 26,526 Views 44 Comments

Flags will fly at half-mast in UK government buildings until the morning after Prince Philip’s funeral.

LIVE: Exeter Chiefs v Leinster, Champions Cup quarter-finals From The42

LIVE: Exeter Chiefs v Leinster, Champions Cup quarter-finals

2 hours ago 55,398 Views 25 Comments

Leinster take on Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant
# French Police
# French Police

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant

2 hours ago 8,459 Views 11 Comments

Participants were shown enjoying caviar and champagne at the event costing €220 per person.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
# W6N
From The42
# W6N

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

Updated 2 hours ago 21,287 Views 4 Comments

Follow all the action live from Cardiff Arms Park.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 59,249 Views 104 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

'Add a greater degree of protection': Taoiseach explains decision to add 16 countries to hotel quarantine list
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

'Add a greater degree of protection': Taoiseach explains decision to add 16 countries to hotel quarantine list

Updated 3 hours ago 94,861 Views 243 Comments

Discussions between the officials have been taking place throughout the week.

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion
# La Soufriere
# La Soufriere

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion

3 hours ago 10,349 Views 6 Comments

The volcano, which last erupted in 1979, kept rumbling as experts warned that explosive eruptions could continue for days.

'Another glass ceiling has been shattered': Trinity College elects first female provost in 429-year history
# LINDA DOYLE
# LINDA DOYLE

'Another glass ceiling has been shattered': Trinity College elects first female provost in 429-year history

4 hours ago 19,935 Views 21 Comments

Doyle will take over the role from Patrick Prendergast in August.

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall

Updated 5 hours ago 26,852 Views 27 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid described the figures as a ‘good start to the weekend’.

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast

Updated 5 hours ago 19,724 Views 0 Comments

Leaders have continued to call for an end to tensions in the North.

Weather set to remain cold throughout the weekend, with chances of wintery showers and thunderstorms today
# Wrap Up
# Wrap Up

Weather set to remain cold throughout the weekend, with chances of wintery showers and thunderstorms today

6 hours ago 8,121 Views 4 Comments

It’s set to be between 5 and 8 degrees this afternoon, and will drop further tonight.

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated 7 hours ago 14,684 Views 3 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

7 hours ago 10,480 Views 45 Comments

The agreement was signed 23 years ago today.

Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning
# Donegal Crash
# Donegal Crash

Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning

7 hours ago 11,586 Views 0 Comments

The woman has since been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital, with Gardaí preserving the scene.

Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?

8 hours ago 24,466 Views 64 Comments

There has been an upsurge of complaints about the issue in Dublin.

Eurovision-winning songwriter and RTÉ broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78
# RIP
# RIP

Eurovision-winning songwriter and RTÉ broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78

8 hours ago 35,357 Views 45 Comments

His death was announced by RTÉ this morning.

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Galway and Wexford
# Traffic Collisions
# Traffic Collisions

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Galway and Wexford

Updated 9 hours ago 32,629 Views 5 Comments

The crash happened in Carraroe at around 3:50am this morning.

Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash
# Peace Treaty
# Peace Treaty

Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash

9 hours ago 49,286 Views 112 Comments

The piece was written as a profile of Stripe billionaires John and Patrick Collison.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
From The42
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated 10 hours ago 24,825 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

10 hours ago 9,154 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control
# Cork
# Cork

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control

Updated 10 hours ago 63,832 Views 20 Comments

The fire broke out yesterday evening.

As Ireland's vaccines are rolled out, how does this week's Covid-19 data compare to last week's?
# WEEK IN STATS
# WEEK IN STATS

As Ireland's vaccines are rolled out, how does this week's Covid-19 data compare to last week's?

11 hours ago 32,841 Views 36 Comments

Ireland now has one of the lowest incidence rates among European countries, alongside Denmark and Finland.

An expansion that will cost millions or a necessity? Quarantine clashes end with 16 additions to hotel quarantine list
# Analysis
# Analysis

An expansion that will cost millions or a necessity? Quarantine clashes end with 16 additions to hotel quarantine list

11 hours ago 31,487 Views 86 Comments

A week of difficult government discussions concluded with an incorporeal Cabinet meeting last night.

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?

12 hours ago 13,362 Views 16 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons explains on this week’s podcast.

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter
# Exet Strategy
From The42
# Exet Strategy

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter

12 hours ago 5,869 Views 3 Comments

The 2018 European champions meet last year’s Champions Cup winners in the European quarter-finals tonight.

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
# Ireland Inc
# Ireland Inc

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

12 hours ago 31,643 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.
Just two dog fouling fines handed out by Dublin City Council in 2020
# POO'S TO BLAME
# POO'S TO BLAME

Just two dog fouling fines handed out by Dublin City Council in 2020

12 hours ago 11,904 Views 28 Comments

One fine in 2020 was paid, according to Dublin City Council, with a prosecution initiated for the second fine.

The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?

13 hours ago 10,109 Views 11 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the working week after Covid-19.

Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead

18 hours ago 29,575 Views 33 Comments

Defending champion Dustin Johnson also made an early exit at Augusta National.

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials
# Kerry
# Kerry

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials

19 hours ago 50,143 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has written to the victim in the Conor Quaid trail but cannot meet her as an appeal has been lodged.

Yesterday’s News

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast

Updated 20 hours ago 39,080 Views 107 Comments

This was one of a number of sporadic incidents of unrest in Northern Ireland this evening.

Quiz: How well do you know these deserted island films?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know these deserted island films?

21 hours ago 38,108 Views 16 Comments

From Cast Away to Robinson Crusoe…

Lowry finishes with a flourish with three birdies in seven holes
# Masters
From The42
# Masters

Lowry finishes with a flourish with three birdies in seven holes

21 hours ago 40,778 Views 20 Comments

The Offaly man got off to a superb start yesterday but had a tougher round today.

Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast

21 hours ago 9,602 Views 0 Comments

One of the men was also charged with possession of a petrol bomb.

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Israelis question why they have to quarantine in hotels in Ireland despite being fully vaccinated
# Travel
# Travel

Israelis question why they have to quarantine in hotels in Ireland despite being fully vaccinated

22 hours ago 50,357 Views 20 Comments

“If you don’t accept people into the country who are vaccinated, are Irish people the same? When they go travelling does it mean nothing outside of Ireland?”

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