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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

4 minutes ago 183 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

23 minutes ago 1,940 Views 0 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

US house passes $1.9 trillion dollar pandemic relief bill
# United States
# United States

US house passes $1.9 trillion dollar pandemic relief bill

34 minutes ago 2,233 Views 4 Comments

Democrats said the faltering economy and the loss of half a million lives demanded quick action.

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

59 minutes ago 3,741 Views 9 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Post-mortems to be carried out on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork
# North Cork
# North Cork

Post-mortems to be carried out on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork

1 hour ago 5,395 Views 0 Comments

Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy were found dead after an extensive garda operation.

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

1 hour ago 8,053 Views 13 Comments

Rory McNab shares his newfound love of collecting litter along Dublin’s Grand Canal, which has provided an unexpected pick-me-up in lockdown.

Lady Gaga's two abducted bulldogs safely returned to police
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Lady Gaga's two abducted bulldogs safely returned to police

1 hour ago 10,960 Views 9 Comments

A woman had found the dogs and reached out to the singer’s staff to return them.

US set to approve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine
# You Only Get One Shot
# You Only Get One Shot

US set to approve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

1 hour ago 6,647 Views 5 Comments

The European Medicines Agency is expected to approve the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for use in the European Union in early March.

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision
# Meet The New Boss
From The42
# Meet The New Boss

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision

1 hour ago 5,025 Views 8 Comments

Jonathan Hill is the FAI’s first permanent CEO since John Delaney, and yesterday he explained how he plans to drag Irish football from its miserable recent past.

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works

2 hours ago 5,514 Views 4 Comments

The work involves replacing old cast iron water mains.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
From The42
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

2 hours ago 5,199 Views 3 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

8 hours ago 11,153 Views 1 Comment

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

Yesterday’s News

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China

9 hours ago 19,203 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.

Average disposable income in north and west of Ireland €3,240 below State average
# CSO Data
# CSO Data

Average disposable income in north and west of Ireland €3,240 below State average

10 hours ago 23,533 Views 27 Comments

Sinn Féin MEP Chris MacManus called it a “worrying trend”.

Here are the winners from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards
# Photography
# Photography

Here are the winners from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards

10 hours ago 19,681 Views 9 Comments

Inpho photographer James Crombie has been announced as press photographer of the year.

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist

Updated 11 hours ago 17,107 Views 36 Comments

The report was released by Joe Biden’s administration this evening.

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'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'

11 hours ago 15,537 Views 7 Comments

Miguel Delaney, David Sneyd and Johnny Ward are our latest guests on The Punt — discussing the major topics in the Premier League this week before we look ahead to Cheltenham.

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?

11 hours ago 29,649 Views 12 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
# Sheikha Latifa
# Sheikha Latifa

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess

11 hours ago 39,757 Views 44 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

11 hours ago 6,307 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of today’s news.

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list

12 hours ago 45,120 Views 60 Comments

The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.

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Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor
# Barrys Team
From The42
# Barrys Team

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor

12 hours ago 27,727 Views 20 Comments

Anthony Barry will continue working on Thomas Tuchel’s staff at Stamford Bridge.

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?

12 hours ago 17,779 Views 0 Comments

Unions have called for regular rapid testing as part of the re-opening of schools next month.

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit
# Longread
# Longread

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit

12 hours ago 4,130 Views 0 Comments

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

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

12 hours ago 7,888 Views 12 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

13 hours ago 27,371 Views 37 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

13 hours ago 42,761 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

14 hours ago 86,388 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".
DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports

14 hours ago 40,483 Views 37 Comments

DUP minister for agriculture Gordon Lyons has also stopped any further recruitment of inspection staff.

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week
# Deputy Medical Officer
# Deputy Medical Officer

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week

14 hours ago 29,841 Views 83 Comments

Around 320,000 students are to return to school buildings next week as part of a phased reopening.

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case

14 hours ago 24,955 Views 25 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'
# Warning
# Warning

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'

14 hours ago 9,987 Views 0 Comments

A campaign to re-open essential business began earlier this year.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

15 hours ago 22,251 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland

15 hours ago 76,782 Views 184 Comments

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

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown
# Cork
# Cork

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown

Updated 15 hours ago 270,253 Views 1 Comment

The house in Mitchelstown has been sealed off and an investigation is continuing.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

16 hours ago 5,731 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port

16 hours ago 12,091 Views 58 Comments

The find included two kilos of cannabis infused jelly sweets.

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Fines
# Fines

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

17 hours ago 13,648 Views 52 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say

17 hours ago 6,740 Views 13 Comments

The latest figures show that there were 8,313 men, women and children in emergency accommodation in January.

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19

17 hours ago 8,922 Views 15 Comments

The findings are contained in the CSO’s latest ‘Social Impact of Covid-19 Survey’.

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