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Today’s News

Quiz: How well do you remember Leaving Cert syllabus?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember Leaving Cert syllabus?

1 hour ago 17,039 Views 17 Comments

This year’s Leaving Certificate exams kicked off this week.

Andy McEntee claims Meath player was 'spat on in the face' during defeat to Kildare
# Heated
From The42
# Heated

Andy McEntee claims Meath player was 'spat on in the face' during defeat to Kildare

1 hour ago 29,006 Views 17 Comments

The incident involving full-back Conor McGill sparked a brawl that saw two players sent-off and three booked.

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin

3 hours ago 24,938 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader is working late shifts and managing health and wellbeing.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

3 hours ago 8,144 Views 0 Comments

Get all the news you need to know right here.

Spotlight

The Commission: The fallout from the publication of the Mother and Baby Home report

The conversation around the issue has widened in recent weeks to include redress, legislation related to tracing and information and burials at the sites of the institutions.
China and Ireland's Relationship
Where are we now and where is it going?
Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
# BYE BYE BIBI
# BYE BYE BIBI

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated 4 hours ago 30,648 Views 51 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest

4 hours ago 46,803 Views 19 Comments

Danish head coach Kasper Hjulmand said he regretted the decision to recommence the Euro 2020 match after the incident.

'At best, heavily disputed and, at worst, a whitewashed fiction': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'At best, heavily disputed and, at worst, a whitewashed fiction': The week in quotes

5 hours ago 13,815 Views 0 Comments

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

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides

Updated 5 hours ago 21,056 Views 13 Comments

An extension of emergency Covid laws was set to be passed.

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Magnificent country mansion with endless gardens and your own piece of the River Liffey
Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
# Independence
# Independence

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

6 hours ago 9,144 Views 12 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

England beat Croatia to get their Euro 2020 off to winning start
# Joy
From The42
# Joy

England beat Croatia to get their Euro 2020 off to winning start

7 hours ago 25,661 Views 49 Comments

Raheem Sterling got the game’s only goal after 57 minutes.

Hottest day of the year as temperature hits 24.6 degrees in Carlow
# Here Comes The Sun
# Here Comes The Sun

Hottest day of the year as temperature hits 24.6 degrees in Carlow

Updated 7 hours ago 42,538 Views 51 Comments

It will be cooler in Atlantic coastal areas with temperatures ranging between 15 and 19 degrees.

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 315 new cases confirmed in Ireland

8 hours ago 38,956 Views 92 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Galway crowned Division 1A league winners after second-half revival defeats Cork
# Tribes On Top
From The42
# Tribes On Top

Galway crowned Division 1A league winners after second-half revival defeats Cork

8 hours ago 23,757 Views 10 Comments

Galway trailed by six points at the break but won by five at the end.

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

8 hours ago 5,398 Views 8 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee

8 hours ago 26,381 Views 45 Comments

The Croatia national anthem was also booed.

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK
# Sausages From Toulouse
# Sausages From Toulouse

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK

9 hours ago 45,972 Views 70 Comments

Emmanuel Macron reportedly implied that Northern Ireland was a separate country.

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland
# Delta Concerns
# Delta Concerns

Government considering tighter restrictions on people travelling from Britain to Ireland

Updated 10 hours ago 73,405 Views 73 Comments

Simon Coveney said it could include longer quarantine periods for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
# Hubei
# Hubei

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing

13 hours ago 7,295 Views 1 Comment

Videos shot by witnesses and verified by Beijing News show several buildings reduced to rubble and rescue workers carrying shocked survivors on stretchers.

The sports tech company looking to 'unlock the truth behind the game' of rugby
# Sportable
From The42
# Sportable

The sports tech company looking to 'unlock the truth behind the game' of rugby

13 hours ago 21,497 Views 19 Comments

Sportable’s smart ball was used recently in the Varsity Cup in South Africa.

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

14 hours ago 19,521 Views 44 Comments

Martin also insisted a breakthrough between the EU and UK was still possible ‘if there’s a will there on both sides’.

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run

14 hours ago 14,819 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends

15 hours ago 5,274 Views 6 Comments

Boris Johnson said the G7 wanted to “drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live”.

What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?
# Pathway
From The42
# Pathway

What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?

15 hours ago 37,368 Views 5 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Sean St Ledger on his past and future in football.

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
# United States
# United States

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

15 hours ago 23,861 Views 16 Comments

A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos
# Space Cadets
# Space Cadets

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos

16 hours ago 12,877 Views 20 Comments

The auction winner’s identity will be revealed in a couple of weeks.

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'
# Humbled At Home
From The42
# Humbled At Home

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'

16 hours ago 18,198 Views 3 Comments

An extract from a new book on the European Championships looks back on England’s defeat to West Germany in 1972.

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'

16 hours ago 24,684 Views 0 Comments

“Our political class have forgotten that housing is a right and not simply an opportunity to redistribute money upwards to the wealthy,” writes Mark O’Halloran.

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?
# Holidays
# Holidays

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?

17 hours ago 24,154 Views 28 Comments

The cert will allow free travel for vaccinated people as well as those who have had a recent negative PCR test.

'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form
# GDPR
# GDPR

'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form

23 hours ago 86,769 Views 0 Comments
  • A survivor's daughter says the approach is "incomprehensible" and raises "serious questions"
  • The woman's form is "littered with inaccuracies" and "in no way" captures her suffering
  • "In what world is rape or incest a relationship status?"

Yesterday’s News

Dublin and Kerry will share this year's league title after Dessie Farrell's team beat Donegal
# Division One
From The42
# Division One

Dublin and Kerry will share this year's league title after Dessie Farrell's team beat Donegal

Sat 10:00 PM 35,909 Views 28 Comments

Dublin saw off the challenge of Donegal on a score of 1-18 to 1-14 in tonight’s NFL semi-final.

Quiz: How much do you know about sausages?
# Silly Sausage
# Silly Sausage

Quiz: How much do you know about sausages?

Sat 10:00 PM 44,255 Views 22 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really really strange'
# Feelgood Film
# Feelgood Film

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really really strange'

Sat 8:00 PM 27,531 Views 7 Comments

We chat to Jan and Brian Vokes, the real-life couple behind the film Dream Horse.

Kerry fire home six goals as they cruise past Tyrone for Division 1 semi-final victory
# Goal Crazy
From The42
# Goal Crazy

Kerry fire home six goals as they cruise past Tyrone for Division 1 semi-final victory

Updated Sat 6:59 PM 37,682 Views 12 Comments

Paul Geaney struck two of Kerry’s five first-half goals.

Christian Eriksen 'awake and in a stable condition' in hospital
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Christian Eriksen 'awake and in a stable condition' in hospital

Updated Sat 6:19 PM 173,773 Views 106 Comments

Denmark’s game with Finland was temporarily suspended earlier this evening due to a medical emergency after Eriksen collapsed.

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse

Sat 5:51 PM 36,145 Views 31 Comments

“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

Sat 4:30 PM 39,758 Views 0 Comments

A local LGBT+ group is urging the public to fly the rainbow flag from their home as a show of support.

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 3:37 PM 62,102 Views 78 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

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