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'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system
# Ireland
# Ireland

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system

15 minutes ago 355 Views 0 Comments

The documentary airs tonight.

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?
# Adrenochrome
# Adrenochrome

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?

6 hours ago 10,716 Views 0 Comments

A false claim involving the chemical, RTÉ and dead infants was made at Saturday’s protest.

Yesterday’s News

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade
# Reparations
# Reparations

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade

7 hours ago 7,699 Views 29 Comments

Mayor Marvin Rees said the conversation on race will be complex, but that should not stop it taking place.

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick

8 hours ago 53,651 Views 155 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene and dispersed the crowds.

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Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last

Updated 8 hours ago 19,085 Views 16 Comments

The powersharing administration faced criticism for not attaching dates to its pathway to recovery.

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
From The42
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

8 hours ago 19,191 Views 11 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions
# Navalny
# Navalny

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions

8 hours ago 7,171 Views 14 Comments

This is Biden’s first major actiona gainst Russia during his presidency.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

9 hours ago 8,050 Views 0 Comments

Davy stockbrokers, Pontin’s and President Higgins’ new puppy made headlines today.

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'
# Analysis
# Analysis

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'

9 hours ago 23,654 Views 0 Comments

Two decades on from a landmark case in Britain, discrimination is still an everyday experience for Travellers, writes legal affairs journalist CJ McKinney.

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Your evening longread: Kazuo Ishiguro on his incredible career
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Kazuo Ishiguro on his incredible career

9 hours ago 9,783 Views 4 Comments

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

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s
# Abuse
# Abuse

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s

10 hours ago 22,866 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere from 1969 until 1978. He died in 2000.

Family members of women affected by CervicalCheck controversy to get medical cards for 5 year period
# Cervicacheck
# Cervicacheck

Family members of women affected by CervicalCheck controversy to get medical cards for 5 year period

10 hours ago 14,207 Views 17 Comments

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly brought a memo to Cabinet today to extend the access to the cards for a further three years.

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# World Cup 2030
# World Cup 2030

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

11 hours ago 14,186 Views 46 Comments

Micheál Martin said the Irish government would be “very happy to co-operate” with the UK.

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth

11 hours ago 18,387 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred on the R173 this afternoon.

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Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

11 hours ago 5,627 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns

11 hours ago 23,587 Views 20 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

Bunny Wailer, founding member of The Wailers, dies aged 73
# REGGAE Icon
# REGGAE Icon

Bunny Wailer, founding member of The Wailers, dies aged 73

12 hours ago 13,324 Views 5 Comments

The singer formed The Wailers in 1963 with late superstars Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated 12 hours ago 24,970 Views 26 Comments

The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland

12 hours ago 96,672 Views 111 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this is the lowest number of cases reported in a single day since mid-December.

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times
# Sé Mo Laoch
# Sé Mo Laoch

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times

12 hours ago 76,777 Views 74 Comments

Misneach, meaning courage, is five months old.

Stephen Donnelly: 'Large majority of 85s and over' will have received first Covid vaccine dose by Sunday
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Stephen Donnelly: 'Large majority of 85s and over' will have received first Covid vaccine dose by Sunday

13 hours ago 21,112 Views 73 Comments

Stephen Donnelly is appearing before the Oireachtas Health Committee to answer questions from TDs.

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

13 hours ago 6,643 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media
# Ciaran Mcintyre
# Ciaran Mcintyre

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media

13 hours ago 32,830 Views 17 Comments

Ciaran McIntyre (24) denied ever meeting the girl.

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student

13 hours ago 13,680 Views 0 Comments

The action is a test case from about 50 other challenges by other Leaving Cert students.

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre

14 hours ago 20,258 Views 16 Comments

Nathan Harald was on bail att he time of the attack.

Gardaí arrest man over theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company
# Parade
# Parade

Gardaí arrest man over theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company

14 hours ago 51,852 Views 9 Comments

A lot of the money has been recovered.

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million
# The Banks
# The Banks

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million

14 hours ago 25,700 Views 24 Comments

The bank says the move will diversify its revenue streams and address gaps in its customer offerings.

Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident
# Ardreigh Lock
# Ardreigh Lock

Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident

Updated 15 hours ago 21,813 Views 8 Comments

A child was rescued from the water and treated at the scene by paramedics on Sunday.

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing
# Envoi Allen
From The42
# Envoi Allen

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing

Updated 15 hours ago 31,504 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has announced it will convene on Friday.

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Davy Stockbrokers
# Davy Stockbrokers

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

15 hours ago 27,186 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the fine relates to a transaction involving Anglo Irish Bank bonds and a Maple 10 developer.

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures
# FSAI
# FSAI

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures

15 hours ago 9,526 Views 2 Comments

The FSAI said many unregistered businesses use social media platforms like Facebook to advertise their products.

Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI
# Judgement
# Judgement

Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI

16 hours ago 12,074 Views 0 Comments

The ODCE’s application to appoint more people was objected by former FAI CEO John Delaney.

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions
# High Court
# High Court

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions

17 hours ago 46,680 Views 0 Comments

Last year O’Doherty and Waters sought to challenge legislation including the 2020 Health Preservation and Protection.

Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert
# ASAI
# ASAI

Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert

17 hours ago 20,864 Views 18 Comments

The ASAI ruled that the advertising should not run in its current format again.

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post

Updated 18 hours ago 75,075 Views 72 Comments

The footage was posted on Twitter last night.

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

19 hours ago 15,249 Views 15 Comments

It comes after the United States released last week a declassified intelligence report which determined that Prince Mohammed approved the 2018 killing.

Man (30s) arrested over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man (30s) arrested over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

19 hours ago 69,445 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested this morning and is being detained at Irishtown Garda Station.

UK holiday park operator used blacklist of common Irish surnames to stop bookings from Traveller families
# Pontins
# Pontins

UK holiday park operator used blacklist of common Irish surnames to stop bookings from Traveller families

19 hours ago 93,164 Views 0 Comments

The list was uploaded to the Pontins intranet under the heading ‘Undesirable Guests’.

A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day
# Feelin' Green
# Feelin' Green

A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day

20 hours ago 14,826 Views 5 Comments

Tourism Ireland today announced details of some of the famous attractions and sites around the world which will go green.

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest

20 hours ago 18,207 Views 28 Comments

The airline described the airport’s decision to renovate its runway as a “crazy plan”.

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