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Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?

40 minutes ago 16,225 Views 50 Comments

The WHO doesn’t think they should, but others disagree.

Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll
# Global Emergency
# Global Emergency

Two-thirds of world say humanity faces a climate emergency: UN global poll

46 minutes ago 1,498 Views 5 Comments

UNDP chief Achim Steiner says the poll also reveals how people want their policymakers to take action.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Updated 51 minutes ago 6,684 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan

57 minutes ago 13,970 Views 2 Comments

“When she unleashed her vocal fireworks, she made time stand still,” the artistic director of Irish National Opera said of Cara.

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Sentencing hearing to take place for Irish teen who admitted harassing Ian Wright
# Tralee
# Tralee

Sentencing hearing to take place for Irish teen who admitted harassing Ian Wright

1 hour ago 6,887 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

'The more you coach, the more you realise that nobody cares about your formulas'
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

'The more you coach, the more you realise that nobody cares about your formulas'

2 hours ago 4,363 Views 0 Comments

Former Dublin goalkeeper Clíodhna O’Connor is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

Spotlight

Explained: The Covid-19 Vaccines

We have been answering readers’ questions in our Q&A and covering the roll-out extensively on The Explainer Podcast.

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

All but five Senate Republicans vote against holding Donald Trump impeachment trial

2 hours ago 31,484 Views 32 Comments

The trial’s first procedural vote, a 55-45 tally against dismissing the impeachment, suggests Trump still has GOP support.

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

2 hours ago 13,926 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister offered his “deepest condolences” to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.

Contracts with private firms running Direct Provision should not be renewed - Refugee Council
# Irish Refugee Council
# Irish Refugee Council

Contracts with private firms running Direct Provision should not be renewed - Refugee Council

3 hours ago 10,495 Views 20 Comments

There are currently more than 7,000 people living in Direct Provision.

Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December

3 hours ago 6,126 Views 10 Comments

Around 2.1 million people used contactless payments each day last month.

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits

3 hours ago 8,267 Views 6 Comments

Homeless numbers are down but Simon Communities says the full impact of the pandemic will only be seen when restrictions are lifted permanently.

'Look out for text kisses and flirting': Garda policy orders officers to report colleagues for inappropriate relationships
# Inappropriate
# Inappropriate

'Look out for text kisses and flirting': Garda policy orders officers to report colleagues for inappropriate relationships

9 hours ago 55,033 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Anti-Corruption Unit went live late last year.

Yesterday’s News

Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city
# North Inner City
# North Inner City

Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city

Updated 9 hours ago 95,877 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood gardaí are investigating if the two males were involved in an altercation with a takeaway delivery worker.

Notorious loyalist killer Michael Stone released from prison
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Notorious loyalist killer Michael Stone released from prison

10 hours ago 44,215 Views 27 Comments

Stone killed three people in a gun and grenade attack at Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast following an IRA funeral.

'There was nothing I could do' - Jack Byrne on Mick McCarthy's Apoel sacking
# Exit
From The42
# Exit

'There was nothing I could do' - Jack Byrne on Mick McCarthy's Apoel sacking

11 hours ago 31,367 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland midfielder said the Cypriot club reassured him over his future after McCarthy’s exit.

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

11 hours ago 14,724 Views 19 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

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Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier

11 hours ago 23,765 Views 19 Comments

Archie fell on to rocks near the pier after 11am.

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week

12 hours ago 29,263 Views 17 Comments

The vaccine is a one-dose shot.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

12 hours ago 9,178 Views 0 Comments

New restrictions on incoming travel, Ireland reaches 3,000 Covid-19 deaths, and man jailed over courtroom siege…

Your evening longread: Famed fashion designer Zandra Rhodes on how cancer changed her life
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Famed fashion designer Zandra Rhodes on how cancer changed her life

13 hours ago 11,167 Views 1 Comment

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

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station

13 hours ago 27,725 Views 44 Comments

The three men will receive 15 weeks of training in advance of the flight next January.

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'

13 hours ago 27,212 Views 83 Comments

NPHET does not recommend such a strategy, says Micheál Martin.

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?
# Stars Of The Show
From The42
# Stars Of The Show

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?

13 hours ago 21,496 Views 35 Comments

Two Dublin sides, Kilkenny camogie, Limerick hurling, Leinster rugby and Shamrock Rovers have all been nominated.

A lockdown extension and new travel rules - Here are the main points you need to know
# Covid19
# Covid19

A lockdown extension and new travel rules - Here are the main points you need to know

14 hours ago 47,246 Views 68 Comments

Level 5 is with us until at least 5 March.

Boris Johnson says he's 'deeply sorry for every life lost' as UK's Covid death toll exceeds 100,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Boris Johnson says he's 'deeply sorry for every life lost' as UK's Covid death toll exceeds 100,000

Updated 14 hours ago 22,787 Views 41 Comments

Another 1,631 deaths were reported today bringing the total to 100,162.

HSE confirms 22 vials of vaccine unusable after incorrect storage at nursing home
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confirms 22 vials of vaccine unusable after incorrect storage at nursing home

14 hours ago 34,499 Views 58 Comments

The HSE said an appropriate cold chain was not in place.

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home

14 hours ago 18,540 Views 27 Comments

The Government must stop pursuing policies which inflate the property market and think again about the Affordable Housing Bill, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

14 hours ago 26,016 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

PSNI investigates possible Covid breaches at funeral of well-known republican in Derry
# PSNI
# PSNI

PSNI investigates possible Covid breaches at funeral of well-known republican in Derry

14 hours ago 14,458 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI said a “significant” number of people gathered for the cortege in Derry.

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000

Updated 14 hours ago 132,644 Views 202 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

The Remote: Gordon Ramsey's foodie road trip and Netflix's new teen drama shot in Wicklow
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Gordon Ramsey's foodie road trip and Netflix's new teen drama shot in Wicklow

15 hours ago 22,693 Views 6 Comments

Here’s some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says
# Level 5
# Level 5

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says

Updated 15 hours ago 47,816 Views 71 Comments

Micheál Martin announced the extended measures this afternoon.

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5

Updated 15 hours ago 135,955 Views 86 Comments
  • Level 5 until at least 5 March
  • Special education in February, other schools incrementally from March
  • Mandatory quarantine for arrivals, either at home or in a hotel
  • Extra gardaí at ports and airports
Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years
# Edmund Dunican
# Edmund Dunican

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years

15 hours ago 21,901 Views 0 Comments

The court heard Edmund Dunican, a fitter by trade, made the fake bomb at home.

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

16 hours ago 26,764 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

Two teenagers missing from Kerry found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Two teenagers missing from Kerry found safe and well

16 hours ago 50,232 Views 5 Comments

17-year-old Elise Mulumba and 15-year-old Aaliah Mulumba had been missing from since Monday.

'One of the things I find disappointing is Keane hasn’t become the figure in football I thought he would be'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'One of the things I find disappointing is Keane hasn’t become the figure in football I thought he would be'

16 hours ago 46,781 Views 21 Comments

Dion Fanning talks about Roy Keane and a lot more besides in this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

16 hours ago 6,059 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'
# Emer Cooke
# Emer Cooke

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'

16 hours ago 11,332 Views 19 Comments

Despite the supply issues, a European approval for the Astrazeneca vaccine this Friday will pave the way for its rollout in Ireland.

Northern Ireland mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’
# The North
# The North

Northern Ireland mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’

17 hours ago 5,274 Views 4 Comments

Ministers in Northern Ireland are to establish a ‘victim-centred’ independent investigation.

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