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Today’s News

Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation

4 minutes ago 312 Views 1 Comment

The OPW had proposed plans “to reduce through traffic over the medium to long term”.

'Good news' on weddings expected as dozens of brides to protest in Dublin
# Bridal Parade
# Bridal Parade

'Good news' on weddings expected as dozens of brides to protest in Dublin

Updated 32 minutes ago 28,628 Views 29 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said details still need to be teased out by Cabinet.

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year

39 minutes ago 8,764 Views 0 Comments

The cases, being brought by Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, will be heard in late October or November.

Walk-in vaccine centres to open this weekend as those aged 16 and 17 can now register for jab
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Walk-in vaccine centres to open this weekend as those aged 16 and 17 can now register for jab

Updated 1 hour ago 18,896 Views 69 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

Poll: Should the guest limit at wedding receptions be increased?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the guest limit at wedding receptions be increased?

1 hour ago 18,616 Views 43 Comments

Cabinet is to discuss how many people can attend weddings and whether vaccine passes might be used.

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race
# Plain Sailing
From The42
# Plain Sailing

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race

Updated 1 hour ago 8,504 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a perfect start for Ireland in the 49er class.

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
# Sligo's Finest
From The42
# Sligo's Finest

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final

Updated 2 hours ago 32,188 Views 20 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister
# Kais Saied
# Kais Saied

Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister

2 hours ago 5,586 Views 1 Comment

Police intervened on Monday to prevent clashes outside the parliament building.

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

TikTok to open cybersecurity centre in Ireland

2 hours ago 5,392 Views 12 Comments

The new centre will create over 50 jobs in security, privacy and policy.

Last missing person from Miami building collapse identified
# Surfside
# Surfside

Last missing person from Miami building collapse identified

2 hours ago 9,675 Views 4 Comments

98 were killed when the residential building collapsed last month.

Ireland in the race to host America’s Cup in 2024
# Sailing Ahead
# Sailing Ahead

Ireland in the race to host America’s Cup in 2024

3 hours ago 10,145 Views 8 Comments

Cork Harbour is the proposed host venue after an initial assessment by the organisers in June.

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
# Opinion
# Opinion

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist

4 hours ago 5,163 Views 14 Comments

The agriculture minister says he’s confident Irish farmers will embrace climate change policies that are needed to tackle the climate crisis.

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four
# Icymi
From The42
# Icymi

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four

4 hours ago 44,253 Views 4 Comments

Mona McSharry’s final, contrasting fortunes for the 7s and boxers, and Osaka’s exit – catch up on all you missed.

Move to restrict legal cases against planning proposals provokes nearly 300 complaints
# Department Of Housing
# Department Of Housing

Move to restrict legal cases against planning proposals provokes nearly 300 complaints

5 hours ago 12,901 Views 10 Comments

An Taisce were among more than a dozen environmental groups to object to the proposals.

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Horse charity raises concerns as it records its first case of suspected bestiality in ten years

11 hours ago 65,697 Views 72 Comments
  • The horse was taken from its owner and housed by the charity after the allegations
  • One vet said he had not seen anything like the damage sustained by the horse in his 25 years

Yesterday’s News

Pensioner acquitted of possession of cannabis for sale or supply after plants grow too big
# Frisian Dew
# Frisian Dew

Pensioner acquitted of possession of cannabis for sale or supply after plants grow too big

12 hours ago 42,539 Views 65 Comments

“Is this Breaking Bad meets Golden Girls?” the defence for Evelyn Corrigan asked.

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases
# Travel
# Travel

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases

Updated 12 hours ago 35,326 Views 18 Comments

“We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial
# Trial
# Trial

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial

12 hours ago 21,814 Views 0 Comments

The jury also heard from the expert witness that the blunt force injuries were caused by hands, fists or feet.

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West
# United States
# United States

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West

13 hours ago 7,570 Views 2 Comments

The blaze had already levelled at least 16 houses and other structures

Former Christian Brother jailed for sexual abuse of four boys in the 1970s
# WESTLAND ROW CBS
# WESTLAND ROW CBS

Former Christian Brother jailed for sexual abuse of four boys in the 1970s

13 hours ago 23,358 Views 14 Comments

Jack Manning pleaded guilty to nine counts of indecently assaulting four of his pupils aged six to eight.

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come
# Player Watch
From The42
# Player Watch

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come

13 hours ago 16,872 Views 14 Comments

Matthew Ruane typified Mayo’s energy in the second period of yesterday’s Connacht SFC final.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

14 hours ago 12,211 Views 1 Comment

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney
# Ah For
From The42
# Ah For

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney

15 hours ago 39,986 Views 11 Comments

The 20-year-old will miss three World Cup qualifiers in September as well as the start of crisis-club Derby’s season.

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for people aged 16 and 17 tomorrow

15 hours ago 44,412 Views 95 Comments

The health minister announced the news today.

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out
# High Court
# High Court

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out

15 hours ago 36,723 Views 0 Comments

The judge said he will deal with an application from Scallon for the costs of the strike out application to be paid by TV3 at a later date.

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes
# High Court
# High Court

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes

16 hours ago 15,359 Views 12 Comments

Most of the applicants had a relative who is recorded as having died from covid19 while in a care home in Ireland.

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations

16 hours ago 7,511 Views 7 Comments

The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
# Ciaran Cannon
# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

17 hours ago 43,575 Views 145 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

17 hours ago 14,682 Views 11 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 72,831 Views 112 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

17 hours ago 24,627 Views 13 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka

18 hours ago 25,666 Views 0 Comments

An inspector said the firm discharged 5,000 times the limit of glyphosate that should be in groundwater.

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

18 hours ago 45,436 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident
# Scrap
From The42
# Scrap

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident

18 hours ago 57,869 Views 17 Comments

Mayo and Galway players clashed as they left the field at half-time yesterday.

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

18 hours ago 24,096 Views 63 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

18 hours ago 16,821 Views 97 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
# Violence
# Violence

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

19 hours ago 16,127 Views 6 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021

20 hours ago 7,328 Views 9 Comments

Garda figures showed 82% of deaths occurred on rural roads with a speed limit of 80kmh or higher.

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