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'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'

13 minutes ago 3,370 Views 1 Comment

Miguel Delaney, David Sneyd and Johnny Ward are our latest guests on The Punt — discussing the major topics in the Premier League this week before we look ahead to Cheltenham.

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?

16 minutes ago 2,315 Views 1 Comment

Test your knowledge.

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
# Sheikha Latifa
# Sheikha Latifa

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess

23 minutes ago 3,266 Views 4 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

42 minutes ago 1,262 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of today’s news.

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13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list

51 minutes ago 29,012 Views 38 Comments

The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor
# Barrys Team
From The42
# Barrys Team

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor

1 hour ago 13,316 Views 13 Comments

Anthony Barry will continue working on Thomas Tuchel’s staff at Stamford Bridge.

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?

1 hour ago 6,431 Views 0 Comments

Unions have called for regular rapid testing as part of the re-opening of schools next month.

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit
# Longread
# Longread

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit

1 hour ago 1,112 Views 0 Comments

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

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

1 hour ago 3,345 Views 7 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

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Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

2 hours ago 15,852 Views 22 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Have you seen Jasmine? Appeal for information on 15-year-old girl missing since Wednesday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Jasmine? Appeal for information on 15-year-old girl missing since Wednesday

2 hours ago 19,087 Views 1 Comment

Jasmine Carey has been missing from Whitehall, Dublin 9.

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

2 hours ago 46,503 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".
Declassified US report says Saudi crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Declassified US report says Saudi crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist

3 hours ago 7,347 Views 21 Comments

The report was released by Joe Biden’s administration this evening.

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports

3 hours ago 27,126 Views 32 Comments

DUP minister for agriculture Gordon Lyons has also stopped any further recruitment of inspection staff.

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Bold colour and striking design at this south Dublin home with heaps of personality
Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week
# Deputy Medical Officer
# Deputy Medical Officer

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week

3 hours ago 20,119 Views 71 Comments

Around 320,000 students are to return to school buildings next week as part of a phased reopening.

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case

3 hours ago 14,531 Views 22 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'
# Warning
# Warning

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'

3 hours ago 6,872 Views 0 Comments

A campaign to re-open essential business began earlier this year.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

4 hours ago 15,721 Views 6 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 67,262 Views 172 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown
# Cork
# Cork

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown

Updated 4 hours ago 264,639 Views 1 Comment

The house in Mitchelstown has been sealed off and an investigation is continuing.

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

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 hours ago 4,623 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port

5 hours ago 10,232 Views 55 Comments

The find included two kilos of cannabis infused jelly sweets.

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Fines
# Fines

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

5 hours ago 11,326 Views 50 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say

6 hours ago 5,514 Views 13 Comments

The latest figures show that there were 8,313 men, women and children in emergency accommodation in January.

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19

6 hours ago 7,413 Views 14 Comments

The findings are contained in the CSO’s latest ‘Social Impact of Covid-19 Survey’.

O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
# Deleted Tapes
# Deleted Tapes

O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission

6 hours ago 6,069 Views 9 Comments

The minister noted that members of the commission “can’t be compelled to come before the Oireachtas”.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

6 hours ago 13,784 Views 5 Comments

Ireland fans will be focused on tomorrow’s meeting with Italy in the Six Nations.

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour

6 hours ago 23,874 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.

'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days

6 hours ago 8,454 Views 7 Comments

The US President said that plans are in place to roll out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as soon as it becomes available.

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return

Updated 7 hours ago 21,901 Views 47 Comments

The so-called UK variant now accounts for about 92% of cases in this country.

Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland last year
# Say My Name
# Say My Name

Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland last year

7 hours ago 63,435 Views 26 Comments

There’s a new number one for girls.

Hundreds unaccounted for after new abduction at school in Nigeria
# Mass Kidnapping
# Mass Kidnapping

Hundreds unaccounted for after new abduction at school in Nigeria

8 hours ago 13,692 Views 13 Comments

Heavily-armed criminal gangs in northwest and central Nigeria have stepped up attacks in recent years.

Man sentenced to 16 years in jail for rape of six-month-old child
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man sentenced to 16 years in jail for rape of six-month-old child

8 hours ago 25,480 Views 0 Comments

The 59-year-old Tipperary man recorded himself abusing the baby and also secretly recorded four other girls when they used the bathroom.

People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'
# Dublin
# Dublin

People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'

8 hours ago 23,918 Views 50 Comments

The OPW says the park was “extremely busy” last weekend.

Ibrahimovic set for Old Trafford return as Man United draw Milan in Europa League last 16
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

Ibrahimovic set for Old Trafford return as Man United draw Milan in Europa League last 16

9 hours ago 18,232 Views 24 Comments

Tottenham will face Dinamo Zagreb, while Arsenal are once again paired with Olympiakos in Europe.

Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize €720k worth of cannabis after searches in Dublin, Meath and Louth

10 hours ago 14,494 Views 48 Comments

Three men have been arrested.

O'Gorman will 'consider' State apology on Direct Provision but 'the best thing we can do is create new system'
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

O'Gorman will 'consider' State apology on Direct Provision but 'the best thing we can do is create new system'

10 hours ago 9,396 Views 5 Comments

Plans to end Direct Provision by 2024 were unveiled today.

Morning Memo: Why are borrowing costs rising for eurozone governments?
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Morning Memo: Why are borrowing costs rising for eurozone governments?

10 hours ago 6,023 Views 9 Comments

The ECB says it’s closely monitoring what’s going on in government debt markets.

Rain to largely stay away and temperatures to remain in double figures this weekend
# Good News
# Good News

Rain to largely stay away and temperatures to remain in double figures this weekend

10 hours ago 10,714 Views 16 Comments

It beats the wet, cold weather, anyway.

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