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Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all you need to know as you start your bank holiday Monday.

Two men due in court to face charges over Swords shooting

The shooting occurred at an industrial premises in January this year.

'David vs Goliath': why individuals are challenging Ireland's forestry licences

We look at thousands of forestry applications and appeal decisions to reveal deep problems in the quality of environmental assessments.

President Higgins signs Mother and Baby Homes Bill into law

The President pointed out that his decision to sign the legislation “leaves it open to any citizens to challenge the provisions of the bill”.

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Eoin McGee: We will have the power to kickstart the economy

Eoin McGee runs the numbers in the wake of Budget 2021 and says Ireland’s savers will need to step up after Level 5 to bring the economy back to life.

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions

A new test – known as the ‘LAMP’ test – could open up travel in the coming weeks, it’s hoped.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?

NASA is to announce “new science results” about the Moon tomorrow.

From The42 Connacht produce stunning five-try display to pick up bonus point and end bad away form Big Result

Connacht produce stunning five-try display to pick up bonus point and end bad away form

The Irish province came away from their trip to Edinburgh with an impressive win.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

From The42 France lock Le Roux could miss Six Nations clash with Ireland after citing Hearing

France lock Le Roux could miss Six Nations clash with Ireland after citing

The Racing 92 man was involved in an incident with Wales’ Alun Wyn Jones in the first-half last night.

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Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house

This week, our reader is working from home in his parents’ house which means he’s able to save a substantial amount.

Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes

More than 200,000 people swarmed the streets of the country’s capital, Minsk.

Senate votes to advance Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

Republicans have mostly united to support Donald Trump’s pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Tributes paid to former Cork Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney on centenary of his death

MacSwiney died in Brixton Prison, where he had been on a hunger strike for 74 days.

'I do not believe in nationalising children': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,025 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

The effect of current restrictions will be seen in November, Varadkar has said.

Italy imposes new restrictions with closure of gyms, pools and cinemas

Cinemas, gyms and pools have been closed while bars, cafes and restaurants face an early curfew.

President signs Bill allowing graduated fines for breaches in Covid-19 restrictions

The amendment expands the penalties that can be applied to offences when Covid-19 restrictions are broken.

Risk of thunderstorms overnight as yellow rainfall warning issued for Donegal

Heavy or prolonged showers are forecast in the west and north during the night

Man (30s) charged after seizure of €427,465 in cash at Rosslare Harbour

The man is due to appear in Trim District Court later today.

Tánaiste says it is 'unfair' for non-essential shops to stay open by selling PPE

The Tánaiste said it was “totally unfair” for retailers staying open in this way and that gardaí would be enforcing legislation.

Eight deaths and 896 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Tightened restrictions are in place in the North on restaurants, personal services, and schools.

Covid-19 transmission aboard flight into Ireland linked to 59 cases during the summer

The outbreak occurred despite low levels of occupancy aboard the flight from the Middle East to Ireland during the summer.

Thai protesters rally in their thousands ahead of parliamentary debate

The demonstration took place in Bangkok’s shopping district.

Spain prepares to enter state of emergency amid coronavirus rise

Spain’s government has already declared two states of emergency during the pandemic.

Minister says there is 'no sign' of issues with other sanitisers after Virapro recall

Virapro sanitisers, which have been recalled, were in circulation in health, education and retail settings.

Dr Fauci says effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccine could be known before end of year

The US’s top infectious disease specialist said such knowledge could arrive by the end of November or beginning of December.

From The42 Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why Strategy

Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why

Ireland had encouraging variety in their kicking game as they beat Italy in Dublin.

Most common number of close contacts in Ireland is now 3 as positivity declines

The figure was confirmed by the HSE this morning.

Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into effect

Honduras just ratified the Treaty as the 50th state.

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Poll: Have you decorated your house for Halloween?

We’re less than a week off from the scariest night of the year.

From The42 From 'peak Rovers' to Hoop Dreams: Shamrock Rovers' long road back to the top Champions

From 'peak Rovers' to Hoop Dreams: Shamrock Rovers' long road back to the top

Author and Hoops fan Macdara Ferris reflects on a long nine years for the newly-crowned League of Ireland champions.

Mike Pence’s top aide tests positive for coronavirus

Chief of staff Marc Short is the vice president’s closest aide.

Sitdown Sunday: The disappearance of Jennifer Farber

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all you need to know as you start your day.

Colombia reaches one million confirmed coronavirus cases

It comes after Argentina hit the same milestone on Monday.

A reminder: The clocks went back by an hour last night

Winter time officially began overnight.

Could empty stadiums mean we're in for hurling's highest scoring season of all-time?

Dublin and Laois shared 56 scores last night, eight more than their clash in July 2019.

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