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'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 11 minutes ago 4,979 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

20 minutes ago 906 Views 5 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

34 minutes ago 2,207 Views 0 Comments

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

'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

59 minutes ago 6,274 Views 5 Comments

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

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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?
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The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby - plus previews, profiles and more
Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?
# Poll
# Poll

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

1 hour ago 10,241 Views 24 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

1 hour ago 18,183 Views 31 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 2 hours ago 23,191 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

3 hours ago 29,175 Views 75 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 3 hours ago 15,031 Views 5 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

3 hours ago 6,888 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 4 hours ago 58,640 Views 18 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?

4 hours ago 24,570 Views 34 Comments

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

'Things don't need to escalate': NI leaders fear further violence after PSNI attacked in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Things don't need to escalate': NI leaders fear further violence after PSNI attacked in Belfast

4 hours ago 9,188 Views 0 Comments

There was another evening of violence in Belfast last night.

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

4 hours ago 20,803 Views 70 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?

5 hours ago 10,131 Views 15 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons explains on this week’s podcast.

US, Canada, France, Belgium and Italy among countries added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

US, Canada, France, Belgium and Italy among countries added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

5 hours ago 77,163 Views 207 Comments

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

'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?

5 hours ago 22,069 Views 42 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

5 hours ago 9,358 Views 25 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?

6 hours ago 8,404 Views 10 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

11 hours ago 25,996 Views 30 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

12 hours ago 44,892 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 13 hours ago 38,202 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?

14 hours ago 33,525 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

14 hours ago 38,594 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

14 hours ago 8,947 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

15 hours ago 46,076 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?”

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over

15 hours ago 39,908 Views 6 Comments

‘Clearly we didn’t want him to go away on international duty and firmly believe that has hindered his recovery.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

15 hours ago 6,750 Views 0 Comments

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

Loyalist mum: The Bobby Storey decision was the spark that lit the tinderbox this week
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Loyalist mum: The Bobby Storey decision was the spark that lit the tinderbox this week

15 hours ago 34,606 Views 95 Comments

Emma Shaw, a member of the East Belfast community, discusses the gradual building of tensions that have lead to this week of violence.

Your evening longread: How to hit back at diet culture
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How to hit back at diet culture

15 hours ago 7,325 Views 1 Comment

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

From DCU to Down Under: The team-mates, house-mates and friends dreaming of AFLW glory
# Ties That Bind
From The42
# Ties That Bind

From DCU to Down Under: The team-mates, house-mates and friends dreaming of AFLW glory

Updated 16 hours ago 14,667 Views 2 Comments

‘It was as if they were operating on a professional level even back then.’ Now, Collingwood duo Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan are one step away from the biggest stage in their adopted sport.

85 litres of wine and over 18,000 cigarettes seized at Rosslare Europort
# Cherbourg
# Cherbourg

85 litres of wine and over 18,000 cigarettes seized at Rosslare Europort

16 hours ago 16,006 Views 30 Comments

The cigarettes were found with the help of detector dog Gus.

Woman in quarantine claims before High Court that she is being unlawfully detained
# Mandatory Quarantine
# Mandatory Quarantine

Woman in quarantine claims before High Court that she is being unlawfully detained

17 hours ago 43,416 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the decision to require her to quarantine at a hotel was “disproportionate.”

Coronavirus: 34 further deaths across at least five months and 473 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 34 further deaths across at least five months and 473 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 93,079 Views 147 Comments

19 of the deaths reported today occurred in February.

US rapper DMX dies aged 50
# Rap
# Rap

US rapper DMX dies aged 50

18 hours ago 49,491 Views 62 Comments

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was known for his hits in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence

18 hours ago 13,611 Views 33 Comments

The PSNI have said they do not believe the violence was ‘sanctioned and organised by prescribed organisations’.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

19 hours ago 25,017 Views 8 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

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

The 5 at 5: Friday

19 hours ago 7,265 Views 1 Comment

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Sincere condolences': Tributes paid to Prince Philip who has died aged 99
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

'Sincere condolences': Tributes paid to Prince Philip who has died aged 99

Updated 19 hours ago 40,946 Views 90 Comments

“On behalf of the people of Ireland, I wish to convey my condolences,” President Micheal D. Higgins said.

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