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Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
# Al Aqsa Mosque
# Al Aqsa Mosque

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

3 minutes ago 88 Views 0 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
# Presidential Pooch
# Presidential Pooch

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

36 minutes ago 5,376 Views 10 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'
# Breaking The Taboo
From The42
# Breaking The Taboo

'I do not want any other child, any other young person or athlete to go through what I went through'

38 minutes ago 5,177 Views 0 Comments

Psychotherapist Karen Leach shares her lived experience and explains why more must be done to prevent children being harmed.

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a hairdresser this week?

1 hour ago 11,258 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s reopening kicks up a gear tomorrow.

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The 9 at 9: Sunday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

1 hour ago 4,096 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s in the news this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2

1 hour ago 6,211 Views 12 Comments

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

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'

2 hours ago 6,593 Views 7 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at a return to Irish politics as we knew it this week, with housing again front and centre.

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

2 hours ago 8,228 Views 11 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'The only time I ever saw him cry was when he recalled the end of his Ireland career'

2 hours ago 9,123 Views 8 Comments

Bryce Evans and Terry Phelan pay tribute to the late Alan McLoughlin.

Gardaí seek help tracing man missing from Dublin
# Efiota Bassey
# Efiota Bassey

Gardaí seek help tracing man missing from Dublin

2 hours ago 8,497 Views 2 Comments

Efiota is 5’10″ in height, with black hair, of slim build with brown eyes.

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media
# Long March 5B Yao-2
# Long March 5B Yao-2

Chinese rocket debris plunges into Indian Ocean near Maldives – state media

3 hours ago 11,382 Views 6 Comments

NASA said China had behaved irresponsibly, as an uncontrolled re-entry of such a large object risked damage and casualties.

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow
# Housing
# Housing

Have a question for Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien? We'll be chatting to him tomorrow

3 hours ago 4,906 Views 0 Comments

What is the key question you would like the minister to answer?

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

'He read it and said: 'Tony you cannot publish this. If you do people will think you're weak''

3 hours ago 19,726 Views 1 Comment

Tony Griffin’s 2010 autobiography helped break the mould as an Irish sports star discussing his mental health. Now his new book is aimed at teenagers.

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis

10 hours ago 55,859 Views 56 Comments
  • Readers share their stories of renting and buying, as reported by Aoife Barry
  • Stories include rising rents, out-of-reach house prices and difficulties securing HAP accommodation
  • Calls for government to do more to help people own their own homes
Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis
# Opinion
# Opinion

Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis

10 hours ago 27,112 Views 102 Comments

The artist, author and podcaster asks if we should reconsider the prohibition model when it comes to cannabis use.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Jersey?
# Channel Islands
# Channel Islands

Quiz: How much do you know about Jersey?

12 hours ago 32,577 Views 24 Comments

The island, not the item of clothing, cow, or biscuit.

Keenan's hat-trick helps Leinster overcome shocking start to win in Connacht
# Gr-eight
From The42
# Gr-eight

Keenan's hat-trick helps Leinster overcome shocking start to win in Connacht

13 hours ago 26,707 Views 41 Comments

Leinster score eight tries to beat Connacht 50-21 at the Sportsground this evening.

Opinion: Low ambition and poor policy keeping people with disabilities out of workplace
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Low ambition and poor policy keeping people with disabilities out of workplace

14 hours ago 7,903 Views 11 Comments

Joan O’Donnell writes that it’s time to ditch failing strategies and embrace an inclusive future of work.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

14 hours ago 8,852 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Sergio Aguero gaffe proves costly, as Man City forced to wait for Premier League title

14 hours ago 30,571 Views 19 Comments

Chelsea stunned Pep Guardiola’s side with a late victory.

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

India declares more lockdowns as Covid surge hits southern states

14 hours ago 14,702 Views 19 Comments

Karnataka’s capital, Bengaluru, has the highest active caseload at more than 300,000, but experts warn that the worst is still to come.

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point
# Forde Focus
From The42
# Forde Focus

Forde hits 0-14 for Tipperary but Limerick recover for draw with late Reidy point

15 hours ago 22,451 Views 76 Comments

The Gaelic Grounds hosted this evening’s game.

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win

Updated 15 hours ago 44,354 Views 82 Comments

The SNP failed to secure an overall majority, but the Greens’ success could lead to a majority among pro-independence parties.

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure
# Drug Bust
# Drug Bust

€200,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in connection with Kilmore seizure

15 hours ago 22,698 Views 18 Comments

Investigations are currently ongoing.

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven
# Alps Avalanches
# Alps Avalanches

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven

Updated 16 hours ago 18,618 Views 1 Comment

Local authorities had already warned Friday of unstable snow formations given a recent fall-off in temperatures.

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

16 hours ago 49,412 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines

Updated 17 hours ago 37,125 Views 42 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly also announced that two more countries have been added to the hotel quarantine list

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory

17 hours ago 20,250 Views 11 Comments

Dublin lost centre-back Liam Rushe to a red card in the closing stages.

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well
# Found
# Found

18-year-old reported missing from Cabinteely found safe and well

17 hours ago 35,661 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí said that the young man had been located.

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: One death and 408 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 60,945 Views 64 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this afternoon.

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan
# Bombing
# Bombing

25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan

18 hours ago 6,645 Views 1 Comment

Afghan Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian told reporters that the casualties could rise

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Two men assaulted and 'held against their will' by group of men in Louth

18 hours ago 21,736 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested as part of an investigation into the incident.

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result
# UK Elections
# UK Elections

Welsh First Minister Drakeford vows to be ‘radical’ as Labour equals best ever Senedd election result

18 hours ago 9,655 Views 1 Comment

With the final results in, Labour has 30 seats, the Welsh Conservatives have 16, Plaid Cymru has 13 and the Liberal Democrats have one.

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods
# Louth
# Louth

Gardaí make fresh arrest over murder of Drogheda teen Keane Mulready-Woods

19 hours ago 15,881 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was killed and dismembered in January 2020.

EU seeks 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents
# Copycat Jabs
# Copycat Jabs

EU seeks 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

20 hours ago 9,576 Views 13 Comments

EU leaders have adopted a sceptical approach to lifting the patents.

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA
# Irish Dental Association
# Irish Dental Association

Moving dentists to vaccination programme will cause 'irreparable damage' to children, says IDA

20 hours ago 35,080 Views 13 Comments

IDA President, Dr Anne O’Neill said that the organisation had “lost faith” in the Department of Health to implement change.

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party

21 hours ago 23,512 Views 34 Comments

Aiken will remain in his post until a successor is chosen.

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year
# Contactless Payments
# Contactless Payments

Almost €10 billion worth of contactless payments made over the past year

22 hours ago 10,025 Views 24 Comments

A total of €9.745 billion was spent via contactless payments from March 2020 to March 2021.

Two women and 7-year-old girl hospitalised following Monaghan crash
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Two women and 7-year-old girl hospitalised following Monaghan crash

23 hours ago 18,298 Views 0 Comments

One of the women was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin.

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