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Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Men with symptomatic Covid-19 1.5 times more likely to face severe outcome than women

4 minutes ago 204 Views 0 Comments

A new study analysed nearly 50,000 Covid-19 cases during the first two waves of the pandemic in Ireland.

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges
# Paul Rusesabagina
# Paul Rusesabagina

Man who inspired Hotel Rwanda movie found guilty of terror-related charges

17 minutes ago 1,305 Views 0 Comments

Paul Rusesabagina has maintained his innocence, and his family alleges he was kidnapped and taken to Rwanda against his will.

Housing Finance Agency approved €1 billion in loans to approved housing bodies last year
# Housing
# Housing

Housing Finance Agency approved €1 billion in loans to approved housing bodies last year

28 minutes ago 899 Views 0 Comments

Individual loans ranged from €17,000 to €43 million.

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
# Deportations
# Deportations

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

54 minutes ago 6,709 Views 7 Comments

More 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in the border town of Del Rio.

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament
# United Russia Party
# United Russia Party

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in Russian parliament

57 minutes ago 1,382 Views 4 Comments

The poll is an important indicator of next year’s presidential poll, as Vladimir Putin seeks to cement his grip on power.

‘Words inadequate’ as mother and son laid to rest in Co Kerry
# Lixnaw
# Lixnaw

‘Words inadequate’ as mother and son laid to rest in Co Kerry

1 hour ago 9,194 Views 1 Comment

Eileen and Jamie O’Sullivan were found dead at their home in a suspected murder-suicide two weeks ago

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Criticism of protest outside home of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

Updated 1 hour ago 37,318 Views 28 Comments

One video of the incident shows about 25 people present at the demonstration.

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round
# College
# College

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round

1 hour ago 3,561 Views 0 Comments

The CAO released its second round of offers to applicants this morning.

Gardaí seek help tracing missing four-year-old boy from Kilkenny
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí seek help tracing missing four-year-old boy from Kilkenny

1 hour ago 11,463 Views 0 Comments

Muaaz Usama is missing from his home since yesterday.

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus
# Russia
# Russia

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian university campus

Updated 2 hours ago 13,257 Views 3 Comments

Russia’s Investigative Committee said the suspect had been wounded while being detained.

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Morning Memo: Europe's looming 'energy crisis'

2 hours ago 6,191 Views 12 Comments

European gas prices have tripled this year even before the arrival winter.

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right
# A Modern Workplace
# A Modern Workplace

Opinion: Remote working is now part of our 'new normal' - let's get it right

3 hours ago 6,477 Views 12 Comments

Joanne Mangan of Grow Remote says as thousands are encouraged to return to offices today, we need a mature approach to new ways of working.

HIQA does NOT recommended more widespread use of antigen tests to replace existing measures
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HIQA does NOT recommended more widespread use of antigen tests to replace existing measures

3 hours ago 7,077 Views 13 Comments

HIQA says that antigen tests may have a role ‘in certain circumstances’

FBI find body in Wyoming believed to be missing woman as boyfriend sought
# Gabby Petito
# Gabby Petito

FBI find body in Wyoming believed to be missing woman as boyfriend sought

4 hours ago 28,611 Views 17 Comments

Brian Laundrie, 23, has been identified as a person of interest in the case.

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption
# La Palma
# La Palma

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption

4 hours ago 24,625 Views 11 Comments

Some 20 isolated houses have been destroyed.

Poll: Do you think traditional office work will change forever post pandemic?
# Office Work
# Office Work

Poll: Do you think traditional office work will change forever post pandemic?

4 hours ago 15,575 Views 15 Comments

Thousands of workers are returning to the office for the first time in more than 18 months.

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week

4 hours ago 4,079 Views 5 Comments

The world governing body is in favour of shortening the gap between its showpiece event from four to two years.

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-level week' begins as Martin meets new state Governor today
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-level week' begins as Martin meets new state Governor today

4 hours ago 5,428 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach travelled to New York yesterday to begin a series of UN events.

'We should have known': Irish Water chief apologises for contaminated water incidents
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

'We should have known': Irish Water chief apologises for contaminated water incidents

5 hours ago 15,707 Views 26 Comments

At least 52 people fell ill after untreated water passed through the system.

Woman (50s) dies in single-car crash in Monaghan
# Clones
# Clones

Woman (50s) dies in single-car crash in Monaghan

5 hours ago 10,154 Views 1 Comment

Three others are being treated for their injuries following the early morning crash.

Further 11 Irish citizens moved out of Afghanistan with their families
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Further 11 Irish citizens moved out of Afghanistan with their families

6 hours ago 7,187 Views 2 Comments

The flight was “arranged through diplomatic channels,” according to Minister Coveney.

Netflix dominates Emmy Awards as The Crown and Queen's Gambit win big
# Emmy Awards
# Emmy Awards

Netflix dominates Emmy Awards as The Crown and Queen's Gambit win big

7 hours ago 15,343 Views 5 Comments

On the comedy side, Ted Lasso was the big winner.

Opinions: Setting up a pension is merely a way of caring for your future self
# Retirement Plans
# Retirement Plans

Opinions: Setting up a pension is merely a way of caring for your future self

7 hours ago 13,372 Views 20 Comments

On pensions awareness week, financial expert David Quinn has advice for anyone who has not yet set one up.

Work-from-home advice officially ends today with restrictions also eased on group activities
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Work-from-home advice officially ends today with restrictions also eased on group activities

8 hours ago 20,541 Views 5 Comments

There’s only one official date left in the government’s timeline for easing restrictions.

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns

14 hours ago 33,575 Views 54 Comments
  • Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
  • Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
  • Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about submarines?
# Deep Waters
# Deep Waters

Quiz: How much do you know about submarines?

16 hours ago 36,304 Views 28 Comments

You might find yourself in hot water.

Mayo county board back Horan and his players by condemning personal attacks
# Standing Together
From The42
# Standing Together

Mayo county board back Horan and his players by condemning personal attacks

Updated 16 hours ago 36,641 Views 48 Comments

Board officers have said they will meet with James Horan and his management team to ‘review the season and plan ahead’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

18 hours ago 16,474 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what made headlines today.

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin

18 hours ago 43,590 Views 12 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while saving money for when she goes on maternity leave.

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’
# ROY-al Disapproval
From The42
# ROY-al Disapproval

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’

18 hours ago 32,286 Views 14 Comments

Roy Keane heavily criticised Spurs after their dismal defeat in today’s London derby.

Lucky escape for fishermen as boat gets smashed up on rocks off Clare coast
# Doolin Point
# Doolin Point

Lucky escape for fishermen as boat gets smashed up on rocks off Clare coast

18 hours ago 23,561 Views 6 Comments

Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 was on another mission in Limerick at the time and was able to respond to the incident promptly.

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?

19 hours ago 11,106 Views 0 Comments

The rules have been brought into sharp focus since the wave of migration from Afghanistan began last month.

'Our children will be waging wars over water and food if we do not act now': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Our children will be waging wars over water and food if we do not act now': The week in quotes

19 hours ago 17,042 Views 0 Comments

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

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity

20 hours ago 82,334 Views 19 Comments

The Cumbre Vieja volcano last erupted 50 years ago.

Man (60s) to appear in court after €130,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork
# Knocknaheeny
# Knocknaheeny

Man (60s) to appear in court after €130,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork

20 hours ago 11,401 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also seized €1,200 in cash during the search on Friday.

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says

21 hours ago 13,939 Views 31 Comments

The budget, which will be published next month, is also expected to include an increase in social welfare rates.

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham
# Dave Saves
From The42
# Dave Saves

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham

21 hours ago 31,846 Views 59 Comments

Jesse Lingard’s late strike proved to be the winner in a dramatic finish at the London Stadium.

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

22 hours ago 107,596 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy

22 hours ago 26,939 Views 4 Comments

Ireland defeated Italy 15-7 in Parma today with tries from wingers Beibhinn Parsons and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe.

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