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A successful vaccine rollout 'should see economy recover in second half of 2021'
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

A successful vaccine rollout 'should see economy recover in second half of 2021'

13 minutes ago 1,634 Views 5 Comments

The Central Bank governor said today that the positive economist forecast “remains contingent on key assumptions regarding Covid-19 developments.”

How is Ireland's top business school delivering its MBA programme in the middle of a pandemic?
# MBA Scholarship
# MBA Scholarship

How is Ireland's top business school delivering its MBA programme in the middle of a pandemic?

44 minutes ago 2,875 Views 5 Comments

The UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business had had to adapt to new realities.

Approximately 1,500 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Approximately 1,500 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January

1 hour ago 5,344 Views 17 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

Almost half a million people to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow
# Covid Payment
# Covid Payment

Almost half a million people to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow

1 hour ago 5,467 Views 10 Comments

Construction is the sector that has seen the largest increase in the number of people receiving PUP this week.

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Four men to face trial in June charged with attempted murder of Wayne Whelan
# Wayne Whelan
# Wayne Whelan

Four men to face trial in June charged with attempted murder of Wayne Whelan

1 hour ago 4,479 Views 0 Comments

Whelan was shot a number of times in Lucan in September 2019.

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?

1 hour ago 9,760 Views 27 Comments

Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.

Spotlight

Explained: The Covid-19 Vaccines

We have been answering readers’ questions in our Q&A and covering the roll-out extensively on The Explainer Podcast.

Hitman found guilty of shooting James 'Mago' Gately faces up to life in prison, court hears
# Caolan Smyth
# Caolan Smyth

Hitman found guilty of shooting James 'Mago' Gately faces up to life in prison, court hears

1 hour ago 4,868 Views 0 Comments

Gately, who was a Kinahan cartel target, was shot five times in north Dublin on 10 May 2017.

Arlene Foster speaks to Micheál Martin about his 'wholly incorrect' comments on NI testing for UK variant
# Variant B117
# Variant B117

Arlene Foster speaks to Micheál Martin about his 'wholly incorrect' comments on NI testing for UK variant

Updated 1 hour ago 39,978 Views 41 Comments

The Taoiseach had stated over the weekend that “the north isn’t testing for the variant”.

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Moderna says its Covid vaccine is effective against the UK and South Africa variants
# Covid19 Vaccine
# Covid19 Vaccine

Moderna says its Covid vaccine is effective against the UK and South Africa variants

2 hours ago 11,340 Views 22 Comments

The company is also working on a booster shot against the variant found in South Africa.

Four charged with damaging slave trader Edward Colston statue ask for case to be held at crown court
# UK
# UK

Four charged with damaging slave trader Edward Colston statue ask for case to be held at crown court

Updated 2 hours ago 9,068 Views 0 Comments

The bronze memorial was dumped into Bristol Harbour before being retrieved by the council.

Photos: Here are some snow-capped snaps of Ireland
# Cold Snaps
# Cold Snaps

Photos: Here are some snow-capped snaps of Ireland

2 hours ago 20,779 Views 7 Comments

Because they’re a bit of fun.

Galway County Council 'profoundly sorry' for failing those at Tuam mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Galway County Council 'profoundly sorry' for failing those at Tuam mother and baby home

Updated 2 hours ago 5,926 Views 8 Comments

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation released a report on its five-year investigation into the homes earlier this month.

Commission President warns AstraZeneca it must meet contractual obligations on vaccine supplies
# European Commission
# European Commission

Commission President warns AstraZeneca it must meet contractual obligations on vaccine supplies

3 hours ago 16,078 Views 24 Comments

Last week the company said initial supplies to Europe will be lower than expected.

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year

3 hours ago 5,075 Views 3 Comments

Optometrists have offered to help the Government with the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

Quarantine for people without a negative test and passengers from certain countries set to be introduced
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Quarantine for people without a negative test and passengers from certain countries set to be introduced

Updated 4 hours ago 32,533 Views 80 Comments

Ministers will discuss how much longer Level 5 restrictions will be needed.

People warned of scam text messages and calls about the Covid-19 vaccine
# Scam
# Scam

People warned of scam text messages and calls about the Covid-19 vaccine

4 hours ago 14,245 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí, the HSE and the Department of Health have emphasised that your GP would be the first point of contact about the Covid vaccine.

Chelsea sack Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel expected to take over
# Out The Door
From The42
# Out The Door

Chelsea sack Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel expected to take over

Updated 5 hours ago 36,393 Views 68 Comments

Club great has been shown the door after 18 months in charge.

Interest rates on State savings schemes and Prize Bond Fund to be reduced
# State Assets
# State Assets

Interest rates on State savings schemes and Prize Bond Fund to be reduced

5 hours ago 18,947 Views 22 Comments

The NTMA said that the new rates “reflect the reductions in interest rates in both Sovereign bond yields and the retail savings market”.

Uncapped Casey and O'Toole included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

Uncapped Casey and O'Toole included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

6 hours ago 30,164 Views 106 Comments

Jacob Stockdale is missing due to injury.

There's been an increase in coffee-cup and PPE litter since the pandemic began
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

There's been an increase in coffee-cup and PPE litter since the pandemic began

6 hours ago 10,329 Views 50 Comments

While the survey indicated that the majority of towns deteriorated during the pandemic, Kilkenny maintained its “pristine condition”.

Poll: Are you trying to drink less alcohol this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you trying to drink less alcohol this year?

6 hours ago 38,317 Views 49 Comments

Survey results indicate that Irish people were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests

7 hours ago 15,950 Views 25 Comments

The Global Drugs Survey 2020 found respondents in Ireland were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

Boohoo buys UK Debenhams brand for €62 million, saving name but not jobs
# Fashion Buyout
# Fashion Buyout

Boohoo buys UK Debenhams brand for €62 million, saving name but not jobs

7 hours ago 33,244 Views 17 Comments

Debenhams in Ireland operated under a sperate company and closed all of its stores last year.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

7 hours ago 8,458 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

8 hours ago 21,903 Views 64 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today
# Impeached
# Impeached

Trump impeachment article to be sent to US Senate today

8 hours ago 11,150 Views 43 Comments

The impeachment trial is scheduled for the second week of February.

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote

9 hours ago 13,540 Views 8 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was reelected yesterday, amid a turnout higher than expected.

Man charged after dangerous driving incident in Donegal
# Donegal
# Donegal

Man charged after dangerous driving incident in Donegal

9 hours ago 22,100 Views 0 Comments

The man had fled from gardaí after they tried to pull him over.

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?

9 hours ago 19,928 Views 31 Comments

UL’s Dr Owen Worth says the Brexit question may have been answered, but the greater concept at stake is the Union itself.

Van Graan: 'It hurts. Losing to Leinster is never good enough for Munster'
# The Hurt Locker
From The42
# The Hurt Locker

Van Graan: 'It hurts. Losing to Leinster is never good enough for Munster'

9 hours ago 10,628 Views 42 Comments

Munster have now lost nine out of their last 10 derbies against Leinster.

Three-quarters of people say they will take Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three-quarters of people say they will take Covid-19 vaccine

10 hours ago 17,469 Views 48 Comments

Almost one-fifth of people are unsure and 7% will not take a vaccine, according to a new survey.

'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?
# Sean Mcdermott Street
# Sean Mcdermott Street

'It was like a jail': What should become of Ireland's last Magdalene Laundry?

16 hours ago 32,913 Views 48 Comments

It was the last laundry in the State to close in 1996 and has become a focal point for potential memorialisation.

Yesterday’s News

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# Join The Club
From The42
# Join The Club

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

17 hours ago 8,598 Views 1 Comment

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while simultaneously supporting The42?

Quiz: How well do you know these famous Irish Americans?
# Irish-Americans
# Irish-Americans

Quiz: How well do you know these famous Irish Americans?

18 hours ago 43,236 Views 20 Comments

Do you know your Flanagans from your Fanagans?

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title

19 hours ago 72,404 Views 16 Comments

The 2011 Open champion won again in Hualalai.

Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health

20 hours ago 42,007 Views 56 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett says this lockdown, coupled with dark January days can take its toll, but she has some helpful advice for self-care.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

20 hours ago 19,640 Views 1 Comment

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo
# Rideshare
# Rideshare

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo

21 hours ago 21,086 Views 17 Comments

The rocket, which launched from Florida, carried a record number of satellites on board.

Holocaust victims and survivors remembered in online commemoration ceremony
# Memorial
# Memorial

Holocaust victims and survivors remembered in online commemoration ceremony

21 hours ago 14,964 Views 42 Comments

A digital broadcast from the Mansion House heard from Ireland’s last two Holocaust survivors, Tomi Reichental and Suzi Diamond.

Fernandes makes the difference as United win thrilling cup tie with Liverpool
# FA CUP
From The42
# FA CUP

Fernandes makes the difference as United win thrilling cup tie with Liverpool

21 hours ago 40,671 Views 181 Comments

It finished 3-2 to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at Old Trafford.

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