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Today’s News

Organisers of 'illegal' Traveller wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court
# Courts
# Courts

Organisers of 'illegal' Traveller wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court

5 minutes ago 1,079 Views 0 Comments

Four people have been ordered to hand over €3,000 in compensation.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

23 minutes ago 2,155 Views 1 Comment

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds

47 minutes ago 5,105 Views 7 Comments

In a follow-up to his housing article last week, Dr Hearne says Government is merely keen for the investment fund issue to drop from the headlines.

Man (20s) left in 'serious' condition after stabbing incident in Cork city
# Magazine Road
# Magazine Road

Man (20s) left in 'serious' condition after stabbing incident in Cork city

51 minutes ago 4,902 Views 4 Comments

Another man has been arrested by gardaí.

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further

51 minutes ago 4,518 Views 7 Comments

Boris Johnson confirmed this evening the relaxation of restrictions again from next Monday.

Hamas fires rockets deep into Israel after over 300 people injured in clashes
# Israel
# Israel

Hamas fires rockets deep into Israel after over 300 people injured in clashes

Updated 1 hour ago 13,017 Views 19 Comments

The Israeli army said there was an initial burst of seven rockets, one was intercepted, and rocket fire was continuing.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 381 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 381 new cases confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 31,652 Views 55 Comments

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

Heavy rain and risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning issued for 13 counties
# Stormy
# Stormy

Heavy rain and risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning issued for 13 counties

1 hour ago 17,862 Views 4 Comments

The warning kicked in at 1.46pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening.

Leitrim hurlers to display 'No To Racism' on their jerseys for the 2021 season
# Fight Against Racism
From The42
# Fight Against Racism

Leitrim hurlers to display 'No To Racism' on their jerseys for the 2021 season

Updated 1 hour ago 8,959 Views 16 Comments

The new jersey is a result of a partnership with Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI).

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

2 hours ago 3,392 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

2 hours ago 14,717 Views 29 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí
# Courts
# Courts

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí

2 hours ago 20,273 Views 0 Comments

The woman he attacked told the court how her mental health was affected by the incident.

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech

3 hours ago 19,468 Views 26 Comments

BioNTech has developed a “comprehensive strategy” to address any variants in the future should they arise.

Man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside Henry Hoover in his van avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside Henry Hoover in his van avoids jail term

4 hours ago 14,460 Views 0 Comments

The judge noted that the guns were found “at a time of significant gangland activity in Dublin city”.

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted
# Brooklyn Colbert
# Brooklyn Colbert

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted

4 hours ago 35,701 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Dillon murder his 11-year-old nephew Brooklyn Colbert on 3 November, 2019.

'Flat out until June': Queues for long-awaited haircuts amid sense that normality is returning
# Mops Chopped
# Mops Chopped

'Flat out until June': Queues for long-awaited haircuts amid sense that normality is returning

4 hours ago 17,936 Views 10 Comments

Non-essential retail and personal services are among the business reopening today

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland

Updated 4 hours ago 34,102 Views 36 Comments

A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.

'We are devastated': This year's Longitude Festival has been cancelled
# Longitude
# Longitude

'We are devastated': This year's Longitude Festival has been cancelled

5 hours ago 28,692 Views 18 Comments

The festival was set to take place between 2 and 4 July in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month
# Food Closures
# Food Closures

Rodent droppings and unregistered premises: Two food businesses ordered to shut last month

5 hours ago 35,351 Views 7 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure ordered today.

Ducklings costing €5 being sold to children by 'opportunistic' sellers who steal animals from Dublin canals
# Quackers
# Quackers

Ducklings costing €5 being sold to children by 'opportunistic' sellers who steal animals from Dublin canals

6 hours ago 42,436 Views 34 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people not to buy the ducklings.

Gardaí have released a man they were questioning in relation to the murder of a Drogheda teenager
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Gardaí have released a man they were questioning in relation to the murder of a Drogheda teenager

6 hours ago 5,423 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed and dismembered in January 2020.

State funding for female GAA players to treble to €2.4m this year
# Parity
From The42
# Parity

State funding for female GAA players to treble to €2.4m this year

Updated 6 hours ago 14,404 Views 15 Comments

Up to now, male players earned three times as much in State grants.

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park
# China
# China

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park

7 hours ago 12,014 Views 28 Comments

Two of the three escaped leopards have already been captured, and are in good health.

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced

8 hours ago 23,908 Views 49 Comments

Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20s Championships will also be shown on Virgin Media.

Poll: Will you go to a gallery or museum now that they're open?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a gallery or museum now that they're open?

8 hours ago 20,282 Views 25 Comments

Many cultural attractions can reopen their doors from today.

A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork
# West Cork
# West Cork

A man has been arrested as gardaí find an alleged cannabis cultivation operation at two houses in west Cork

8 hours ago 15,908 Views 29 Comments

The suspected cannabis plants were found at two properties in greenhouses and on open ground.

Four stabbed in 'random' New Zealand knife attack
# Dunedin
# Dunedin

Four stabbed in 'random' New Zealand knife attack

9 hours ago 23,251 Views 6 Comments

A man has since been taken into custody.

Nine arrested after shot fired in disturbance during clashes in Cork
# Shot Fired
# Shot Fired

Nine arrested after shot fired in disturbance during clashes in Cork

9 hours ago 27,026 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí believe that the latest incident is related to an ongoing feud in the area between two groups based in Mahon and Rochestown.

Inter-county travel and home visits among raft of re-opening measures that begin today
# Lockdown Lifts
# Lockdown Lifts

Inter-county travel and home visits among raft of re-opening measures that begin today

Updated 9 hours ago 52,991 Views 55 Comments

Here are all the restrictions that will be lifted today.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated 9 hours ago 10,701 Views 0 Comments

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

Cork hunt for goals, Waterford 'naivety' at the back and young Rebel forwards
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Cork hunt for goals, Waterford 'naivety' at the back and young Rebel forwards

Updated 10 hours ago 12,680 Views 13 Comments

Opening day thoughts after the clash at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues
# Unrest
# Unrest

Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues

11 hours ago 11,511 Views 14 Comments

Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City today in an annual flag-waving display for Jerusalem Day.

Seven dead after shooting at Colorado birthday party
# United States
# United States

Seven dead after shooting at Colorado birthday party

11 hours ago 40,854 Views 31 Comments

The suspected shooter was the boyfriend of a female victim at the party attended by friends, family and children.

New financial supports being examined for those most affected by lockdown, says Tánaiste
# Financial Supports
# Financial Supports

New financial supports being examined for those most affected by lockdown, says Tánaiste

12 hours ago 17,748 Views 10 Comments

According to Varadkar, there are approximately 100,000 people who will be returning to work this month.

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed
# Barring Orders
# Barring Orders

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed

18 hours ago 20,070 Views 0 Comments
  • Over the course of the pandemic some people have been trapped with their abusers 24-7, Órla Ryan writes
  • One domestic abuse survivor says people who breach barring orders should be automatically jailed
  • NGOs are calling for a new ministry dedicated to domestic violence

Yesterday’s News

Rory McIlroy ends long wait for PGA Tour success to win Wells Fargo Championship
# Top Of The Tree
From The42
# Top Of The Tree

Rory McIlroy ends long wait for PGA Tour success to win Wells Fargo Championship

19 hours ago 35,958 Views 66 Comments

The four-time major winner was in his first event since missing the cut at the Masters.

Quiz: How well do you know these 80s classics?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know these 80s classics?

20 hours ago 58,803 Views 22 Comments

It’s quiz time.

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic

21 hours ago 29,522 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland Thinks poll found 20% of those working from home do so in their bedrooms.

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