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Injury and suspension concerns for Meath and Kildare, the spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster
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Injury and suspension concerns for Meath and Kildare, the spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster

Updated 4 minutes ago 1,667 Views 0 Comments

5 talking points after yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 promotion semi-final in Newbridge.

Cyclist in critical condition following Dublin hit and run
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cyclist in critical condition following Dublin hit and run

9 minutes ago 1,851 Views 1 Comment

The crash, involving a cyclist and a car, happened at 9pm in the Sheriff Street Upper area of Dublin.

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row
# Protocol
# Protocol

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row

Updated 20 minutes ago 14,985 Views 10 Comments
  • The US President told the UK Prime Minister he must protect the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a further grace period for the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “very problematic”
  • The DUP's new leader Edwin Poots sent a copy of the Good Friday Agreement to French President Emmanuel Macron
Spotlight

The Commission: The fallout from the publication of the Mother and Baby Home report

The conversation around the issue has widened in recent weeks to include redress, legislation related to tracing and information and burials at the sites of the institutions.
Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister
# Israel
# Israel

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister

1 hour ago 8,927 Views 2 Comments

Naftali Bennett, a 49-year-old former Israeli Special Forces soldier and hardliner was declared the new prime minister last night.

North facing political uncertainty as Arlene Foster is set to formally quit
# DUP
# DUP

North facing political uncertainty as Arlene Foster is set to formally quit

1 hour ago 5,271 Views 4 Comments

Sinn Féin has however demanded specific and immediate action on Irish language legislation.

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

1 hour ago 9,377 Views 8 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

UK Supreme Court to hear PSNI challenge to judgement in 'Hooded Men' torture case
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court to hear PSNI challenge to judgement in 'Hooded Men' torture case

2 hours ago 5,309 Views 3 Comments

In 2019 the Court of Appeal ruled interrogation techniques used against the 14 men would be torture if deployed today.

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant

2 hours ago 17,866 Views 13 Comments

The overhaul of how gardaí operate includes a new power for gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys.

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'
# Reduced Earnings
# Reduced Earnings

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'

3 hours ago 10,751 Views 5 Comments

Ireland could experience a loss in GDP of as much as 1.5% over the next century.

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract
# Contract
# Contract

Doctors displeased with some 'alarming' terms in draft Sláintecare consultant contract

8 hours ago 18,535 Views 30 Comments
  • A Sláintecare public hospital consultant contract was firmed up on 31 May.
  • Doctors have criticised some of the terms in the draft contract.
  • The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is seeking "urgent" negotiations, writes Orla Dwyer.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you remember Leaving Cert syllabus?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember Leaving Cert syllabus?

11 hours ago 36,050 Views 28 Comments

This year’s Leaving Certificate exams kicked off this week.

Andy McEntee claims Meath player was 'spat on in the face' during defeat to Kildare
# Heated
From The42
# Heated

Andy McEntee claims Meath player was 'spat on in the face' during defeat to Kildare

11 hours ago 45,300 Views 26 Comments

The incident involving full-back Conor McGill sparked a brawl that saw two players sent-off and three booked.

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin

13 hours ago 40,964 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader is working late shifts and managing health and wellbeing.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

13 hours ago 12,047 Views 0 Comments

Get all the news you need to know right here.

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
# BYE BYE BIBI
# BYE BYE BIBI

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated 13 hours ago 37,996 Views 57 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest

14 hours ago 57,993 Views 21 Comments

Danish head coach Kasper Hjulmand said he regretted the decision to recommence the Euro 2020 match after the incident.

'At best, heavily disputed and, at worst, a whitewashed fiction': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'At best, heavily disputed and, at worst, a whitewashed fiction': The week in quotes

14 hours ago 20,154 Views 1 Comment

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

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides

Updated 15 hours ago 25,286 Views 13 Comments

An extension of emergency Covid laws was set to be passed.

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
# Independence
# Independence

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

15 hours ago 12,069 Views 12 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

England beat Croatia to get their Euro 2020 off to winning start
# Joy
From The42
# Joy

England beat Croatia to get their Euro 2020 off to winning start

16 hours ago 29,495 Views 49 Comments

Raheem Sterling got the game’s only goal after 57 minutes.

Hottest day of the year as temperature hits 24.6 degrees in Carlow
# Here Comes The Sun
# Here Comes The Sun

Hottest day of the year as temperature hits 24.6 degrees in Carlow

Updated 17 hours ago 46,602 Views 52 Comments

It will be cooler in Atlantic coastal areas with temperatures ranging between 15 and 19 degrees.

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 43,703 Views 93 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Galway crowned Division 1A league winners after second-half revival defeats Cork
# Tribes On Top
From The42
# Tribes On Top

Galway crowned Division 1A league winners after second-half revival defeats Cork

17 hours ago 27,003 Views 14 Comments

Galway trailed by six points at the break but won by five at the end.

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

18 hours ago 6,560 Views 9 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee

18 hours ago 29,731 Views 48 Comments

The Croatia national anthem was also booed.

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK
# Sausages From Toulouse
# Sausages From Toulouse

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK

19 hours ago 53,181 Views 93 Comments

Emmanuel Macron reportedly implied that Northern Ireland was a separate country.

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland
# Delta Concerns
# Delta Concerns

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland

Updated 19 hours ago 79,315 Views 75 Comments

Simon Coveney said it could include longer quarantine periods for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
# Hubei
# Hubei

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing

22 hours ago 8,223 Views 1 Comment

Videos shot by witnesses and verified by Beijing News show several buildings reduced to rubble and rescue workers carrying shocked survivors on stretchers.

The sports tech company looking to 'unlock the truth behind the game' of rugby
# Sportable
From The42
# Sportable

The sports tech company looking to 'unlock the truth behind the game' of rugby

23 hours ago 23,798 Views 20 Comments

Sportable’s smart ball was used recently in the Varsity Cup in South Africa.

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

23 hours ago 20,785 Views 44 Comments

Martin also insisted a breakthrough between the EU and UK was still possible ‘if there’s a will there on both sides’.

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run

Sun 9:00 AM 16,337 Views 0 Comments

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

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends

Sun 8:30 AM 5,717 Views 6 Comments

Boris Johnson said the G7 wanted to “drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live”.

What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?
# Pathway
From The42
# Pathway

What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?

Sun 8:00 AM 39,864 Views 5 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Sean St Ledger on his past and future in football.

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
# United States
# United States

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

Sun 7:44 AM 25,240 Views 17 Comments

A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos
# Space Cadets
# Space Cadets

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos

Sun 7:15 AM 13,795 Views 20 Comments

The auction winner’s identity will be revealed in a couple of weeks.

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'
# Humbled At Home
From The42
# Humbled At Home

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'

Sun 7:00 AM 19,326 Views 3 Comments

An extract from a new book on the European Championships looks back on England’s defeat to West Germany in 1972.

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'

Sun 7:00 AM 27,529 Views 0 Comments

“Our political class have forgotten that housing is a right and not simply an opportunity to redistribute money upwards to the wealthy,” writes Mark O’Halloran.

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?
# Holidays
# Holidays

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?

Sun 6:30 AM 25,778 Views 29 Comments

The cert will allow free travel for vaccinated people as well as those who have had a recent negative PCR test.

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