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Have you seen Alex? The 29-year-old went missing earlier today
# Dublin
# Dublin

Have you seen Alex? The 29-year-old went missing earlier today

4 minutes ago 571 Views 0 Comments

Alex Pincer is missing from his home in Dublin.

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'
# Violence
# Violence

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'

Updated 27 minutes ago 6,639 Views 31 Comments

Coveney told the ambassador that Israel has a duty to adhere to international law.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

47 minutes ago 1,843 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Ireland-China relations: Where are we now and where is it going?

47 minutes ago 2,343 Views 10 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at Ireland’s relationship with China.

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'

Updated 53 minutes ago 14,273 Views 21 Comments

Legislation on the issue is expected to be forthcoming.

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show

1 hour ago 5,466 Views 1 Comment

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

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

1 hour ago 4,017 Views 16 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

US nurse jailed for life over murder of seven veterans with fatal doses of insulin
# Murder
# Murder

US nurse jailed for life over murder of seven veterans with fatal doses of insulin

1 hour ago 9,465 Views 7 Comments

Reta Mays, 46, pleaded guilty in July to the seven murders and attempted homicide of an eighth man.

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United
# Confirmation
From The42
# Confirmation

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United

1 hour ago 20,932 Views 69 Comments

An experimental United side lost 2-1 and can no longer mathematically catch Pep Guardiola’s longtime leaders.

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism
# Rhodes To Freedom
# Rhodes To Freedom

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism

2 hours ago 7,994 Views 6 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said: “My message is clear. We are open again.”

Have you seen Michael? Appeal for information on 13-year-old missing from Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Michael? Appeal for information on 13-year-old missing from Dublin

2 hours ago 20,852 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Neill has been missing from his home in Finglas since yesterday afternoon.

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

Updated 2 hours ago 50,871 Views 93 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

2 hours ago 16,674 Views 26 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

The Remote: Back To Barrytown, Liam Cunningham in Ancient Rome and Irish interest at the BRITs
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Back To Barrytown, Liam Cunningham in Ancient Rome and Irish interest at the BRITs

3 hours ago 7,546 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case

3 hours ago 11,914 Views 0 Comments

Boy A was aged 13 at the time of the murder and as a juvenile defendant he has the legal right to anonymity.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 51,830 Views 62 Comments

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

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'
# The Pubs
# The Pubs

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'

3 hours ago 20,812 Views 33 Comments

The Tánaiste said he’d dare to put money on pubs re-opening indoors in July.

DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'
# Warning
# Warning

DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'

3 hours ago 6,636 Views 13 Comments

The charity has urged farmers to stop selling ducklings to the buyers, who are selling them on individually.

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
# Tgip Round Up
# Tgip Round Up

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?

3 hours ago 4,683 Views 3 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of work after Covid-19.

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place
# Holles St
# Holles St

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place

Updated 3 hours ago 14,778 Views 16 Comments

Senator Lisa Chambers has called for clarity from the HSE on restrictions still in place in some hospitals.

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

'Groundbreaking' legislation will give adopted people access to birth certs and early life information

Updated 4 hours ago 38,610 Views 29 Comments
  • The legislation will provide a clear right of access for adopted people and others with questions on their origins to birth certs, birth and early life information.
  • The Bill will have to first undergo pre-legislative scrutiny, which is expected to take place in the coming months.
  • A separate memo addressing the issue of illegal birth registrations was brought to Cabinet this morning.
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict

Updated 4 hours ago 15,076 Views 15 Comments

Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.

Three men arrested and over €188,000 in cash seized as gardaí raid four locations in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men arrested and over €188,000 in cash seized as gardaí raid four locations in Dublin

4 hours ago 10,984 Views 5 Comments

The searches were carried out in the Dublin 1 area this morning.

Man (50s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Man (50s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth

4 hours ago 5,309 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood two men were held against their will at a house on Friday afternoon.

Ireland defender Richard Keogh awarded €2.67 million after Derby found to be in breach of contract
# Payout
From The42
# Payout

Ireland defender Richard Keogh awarded €2.67 million after Derby found to be in breach of contract

4 hours ago 27,145 Views 38 Comments

The 34-year-old made over 300 appearances for The Rams between 2012 and 2019.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

4 hours ago 3,462 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Camogie Association overturns controversial fixture plan as 53% vote for split season
# Format
From The42
# Format

Camogie Association overturns controversial fixture plan as 53% vote for split season

5 hours ago 10,711 Views 2 Comments

The association announced the result of the poll this afternoon.

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager
# Rory Carr
# Rory Carr

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager

5 hours ago 9,541 Views 1 Comment

Rory Carr has been missing since 1 May.

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'

Updated 5 hours ago 29,624 Views 37 Comments

More than 1.8 million vaccines doses have been administered so far.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

5 hours ago 4,546 Views 16 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.
Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE
# High Court
# High Court

Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE

5 hours ago 7,934 Views 0 Comments

Many of the documents at issue relate to the FAI’s former CEO John Delaney.

Nine people dead, including children, in Russian school shooting
# Russia
# Russia

Nine people dead, including children, in Russian school shooting

Updated 6 hours ago 56,601 Views 20 Comments
Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'

6 hours ago 14,645 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said antigen testing is a part of Government policy when it comes to reopening society.

Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches
# Off The Hook
From The42
# Off The Hook

Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches

6 hours ago 10,277 Views 10 Comments

Photographs were published in the Irish Independent of the team taking part in a training session last March.

Missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 15-year-old boy has been found safe and well

Updated 7 hours ago 20,700 Views 2 Comments

John Doyle was missing from the Drumcondra area of Dublin.

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated 7 hours ago 32,989 Views 27 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West
# Serial Killer
# Serial Killer

Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West

7 hours ago 15,908 Views 0 Comments

Serial killer Fred West, who died in prison in 1995 aged 53, was previously suspected over the disappearance of Mary Bastholm.

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'
# No Return
# No Return

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'

7 hours ago 11,976 Views 53 Comments

The OECD has suggested the government reconsider the issue of domestic water charges.

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood
# Houston
# Houston

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood

8 hours ago 13,613 Views 15 Comments

Video shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy, police in Houston said.

Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash
# Ennistymon
# Ennistymon

Clare County Council pauses plans for Ennistymon Púca statue following backlash

8 hours ago 27,371 Views 52 Comments

Fr Willie Cummins denounced the planned sculpture as “sinister” from the altar at Sunday mass.

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