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Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers
# Front Line
# Front Line

Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers

21 minutes ago 3,362 Views 23 Comments

Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu conferred the Freedom of the City to Dr Tony Holohan at a private ceremony.

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork
# Munster Trial
# Munster Trial

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork

23 minutes ago 3,312 Views 0 Comments

The woman was giving evidence in the trial of three men and three women.

Mother of son with additional needs to make formal complaint to BAI over radio station segment
# Dyspraxia
# Dyspraxia

Mother of son with additional needs to make formal complaint to BAI over radio station segment

Updated 30 minutes ago 31,400 Views 0 Comments

FM104 has said it is reviewing its internal processes in the wake of the incident.

Matt Hancock says he doesn't think he's 'hopeless', in response to Cummings WhatsApp screenshot
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Matt Hancock says he doesn't think he's 'hopeless', in response to Cummings WhatsApp screenshot

34 minutes ago 2,445 Views 3 Comments

The former Downing Street aide is claiming that Boris Johnson called his health minister ‘totally f*cking hopeless’ last March.

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19
# Nepal
# Nepal

Ireland to send ventilators and defibrillators to help Nepal fight Covid-19

41 minutes ago 1,504 Views 1 Comment

Oxygen concentrators, ventilators, defibrillators and PPE are among some of the equipment to be donated.

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday
# Waterford
# Waterford

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday

47 minutes ago 1,519 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will be joining Waterford Mayor Damien Geoghegan, after two separate incidents where the flags were taken down.

Convicted rapist on trial for allegedly making death threats to barristers
# Court
# Court

Convicted rapist on trial for allegedly making death threats to barristers

51 minutes ago 3,777 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) is accused of leaving messages with threats to kill against barristers.

Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland

1 hour ago 5,042 Views 20 Comments

Environmentalist Peter Sweetman brought the challenge against the proposed windfarm.

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries
# Cold Peace
# Cold Peace

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries

1 hour ago 3,457 Views 1 Comment

Tense relations between the US and Russia led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

House prices, debt and uneven recovery: What are the biggest risks to the Irish economy according to the Central Bank?

1 hour ago 3,356 Views 3 Comments

“A clearer path to recovery is visible” has become visible in recent months.

Search operation ongoing in US national park for missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

Search operation ongoing in US national park for missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin

1 hour ago 4,766 Views 1 Comment

Cian McLaughlin was last seen by a friend at around 2.30pm on Tuesday, 8 June.

Man, 59, missing from Wexford since yesterday
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Man, 59, missing from Wexford since yesterday

1 hour ago 7,426 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Van Der Bliake is 6 foot with blue eyes, grey hair, and an eagle tattoo on his left arm.

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO
# CSO
# CSO

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO

1 hour ago 3,248 Views 7 Comments

As demand in the housing market continues to grow prices rose in Dublin by 3.5% and by 5.4% outside of Dublin.

Coronavirus: 329 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 329 new cases confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 20,997 Views 37 Comments

57 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today.

Big setback for Mayo as O'Connor to undergo procedure on Achilles injury
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Big setback for Mayo as O'Connor to undergo procedure on Achilles injury

Updated 2 hours ago 8,771 Views 10 Comments

O’Connor was injured last Sunday against Clare.

DUP warns of threat to devolution from Irish language laws intervention
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP warns of threat to devolution from Irish language laws intervention

2 hours ago 8,512 Views 30 Comments

Paul Frew’s comments came as Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis faced calls from Sinn Fein to end the impasse.

EU recommends countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists
# Tourism
# Tourism

EU recommends countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists

3 hours ago 8,152 Views 13 Comments

EU members agreed to add the US to the list of countries from which restrictions on non-essential travel should be removed.

Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Here are the Dublin Bay South by-election candidates battling it out to replace Eoghan Murphy

3 hours ago 9,421 Views 29 Comments

The housing crisis is top of the agenda for most of the candidates ahead of next month’s by-election.

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities

4 hours ago 8,987 Views 72 Comments

Officials said there is currently no reliable evidence to support the widescale roll-out of these tests in this sector.

DPP drops case against boy (16) accused of producing knife at party where Cameron Blair was killed
# Courts
# Courts

DPP drops case against boy (16) accused of producing knife at party where Cameron Blair was killed

4 hours ago 9,995 Views 0 Comments

Charges against the teenager were dropped this morning.

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September
# Wellies At The Ready
# Wellies At The Ready

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September

4 hours ago 13,361 Views 23 Comments

The three-day festival is set to run from 24 to 26 September.

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit

Updated 5 hours ago 13,515 Views 31 Comments

Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.

UUP leader describes comments by Leo Varadkar about united Ireland as unhelpful 'during a crisis'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

UUP leader describes comments by Leo Varadkar about united Ireland as unhelpful 'during a crisis'

Updated 5 hours ago 20,551 Views 39 Comments

Doug Beattie was responding to comments made by Varadkar last night.

Facebook deletes former Xposé presenter's Instagram page over 'harmful' misinformation
# Aisling O'Loughlin
# Aisling O'Loughlin

Facebook deletes former Xposé presenter's Instagram page over 'harmful' misinformation

5 hours ago 44,529 Views 9 Comments

The platform had deleted several of Aisling O’Loughlin’s posts recently.

Malaysian court overturns Nóra Quoirin inquest verdict
# Nóra Quoirin Inquest
# Nóra Quoirin Inquest

Malaysian court overturns Nóra Quoirin inquest verdict

Updated 5 hours ago 27,074 Views 0 Comments

Nóra’s family have campaigned for a change in the original verdict.

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'

5 hours ago 7,888 Views 6 Comments

The house was the setting for James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ and is set to be turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July
# Dbs
# Dbs

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July

5 hours ago 18,161 Views 19 Comments

The by-election will fill the seat vacated by former minister Eoghan Murphy.

United Rugby Championship will be available to Irish fans on free-to-air TV
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

United Rugby Championship will be available to Irish fans on free-to-air TV

6 hours ago 12,929 Views 31 Comments

RTÉ and TG4 will both be showing games from the event.

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank

6 hours ago 9,829 Views 27 Comments

House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.

Remains found in submerged car in Cork Harbour confirmed to be that of man missing since 2004
# Cork
# Cork

Remains found in submerged car in Cork Harbour confirmed to be that of man missing since 2004

6 hours ago 22,406 Views 0 Comments

Barry Coughlan was last seen alive in Crosshaven on May 1, 2004.

1,200 inmates to receive Covid vaccines this week as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates to receive Covid vaccines this week as wider roll-out to prisons begins

7 hours ago 8,513 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns
# Gb News
# Gb News

Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns

7 hours ago 22,095 Views 45 Comments

The new channel is regularly compared to a British version of Fox News.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

7 hours ago 7,873 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

Join us on Thursday for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Join us on Thursday for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis

7 hours ago 4,310 Views 11 Comments

The panel will be hosted by reporter Cónal Thomas and kicks off at 7pm.

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

8 hours ago 16,959 Views 35 Comments

This year’s Bloomsday Festival will run all week with most events accessible online.

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on

8 hours ago 11,776 Views 15 Comments

All 24 teams at Euro 2020 signed a ‘concussion charter’ designed to improve the care of players during games.

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
# High Court
# High Court

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report

9 hours ago 13,983 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
  • The Government is set to argue that Lee and others taking legal action are not identifiable in the final report, Órla Ryan reports
  • It will also stress the fact that, although set up by the Government, the Commission acted independently
Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street

9 hours ago 10,175 Views 0 Comments

It comes after footage shared on social media showed demonstrators shouting abuse in the face of Newsnight political editor Nicholas Watt.

A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'

Updated 9 hours ago 13,413 Views 8 Comments

GOAL’s Yusuf Nural tells the stories of Syrian Refugees in Turkey ahead of the release of a moving new documentary and photo exhibition.

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