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Today’s News

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

4 minutes ago 717 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment

4 minutes ago 346 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned
# Education
# Education

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned

26 minutes ago 1,866 Views 5 Comments

Norma Foley will bring a school reopening plan to Cabinet tomorrow.

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'

38 minutes ago 5,781 Views 0 Comments

A man was conned out of the cash on a dating website.

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated 1 hour ago 32,616 Views 4 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
From The42
# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

1 hour ago 17,018 Views 10 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning
# Cloudy
# Cloudy

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning

Updated 2 hours ago 53,554 Views 41 Comments

It will be less warm today than in recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

2 hours ago 16,086 Views 50 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
# Rollercoaster
# Rollercoaster

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

3 hours ago 19,261 Views 20 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45
# Shane Parrish
# Shane Parrish

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45

3 hours ago 48,725 Views 11 Comments

Brummer’s body was discovered at his home in Sydney on Saturday.

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well

Updated 4 hours ago 57,499 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

5 hours ago 5,370 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

5 hours ago 11,314 Views 24 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated 5 hours ago 45,174 Views 109 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?

5 hours ago 20,224 Views 47 Comments

This year’s Games kicked off on Friday.

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore

5 hours ago 28,245 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

7 hours ago 15,658 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath
# Navan
# Navan

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath

7 hours ago 15,723 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in the townland of Mandistown, Drumconrath in Navan.

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa
# Tough Loss
From The42
# Tough Loss

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa

7 hours ago 19,798 Views 9 Comments

Another disappointing result for Irish boxing as Michaela Walsh’s Olympic debut ends in defeat.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal

7 hours ago 12,799 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened on the N14 between Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

8 hours ago 35,358 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final
# Going Swimmingly
From The42
# Going Swimmingly

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final

11 hours ago 15,757 Views 21 Comments

The Sligo woman is just the second Irish swimmer ever to make an Olympic final.

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel
# Long Term Leasing
# Long Term Leasing

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel

14 hours ago 28,869 Views 21 Comments
  • The Department of Housing recently signed off on the leasing deal between the Council and the developer, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • The move comes amid criticism of the State's reliance on expensive social housing leases.
  • Sinn Féin's Eoin O'Broin said "these kinds of expensive long-term leases are bad for social housing tenants."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

16 hours ago 25,773 Views 8 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

16 hours ago 75,278 Views 13 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland

16 hours ago 13,473 Views 18 Comments

“We continue to build more roads and widen more roads and the congestion doesn’t improve the traffic, it just fills the extra space that’s created.”

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'
# Sonia
From The42
# Sonia

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'

17 hours ago 17,483 Views 1 Comment

21 years on from her Olympic silver medal in Sydney, Sonia O’Sullivan talks to The42 about passing the baton on, and much more.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

18 hours ago 14,370 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

18 hours ago 32,507 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.

O'Leary celebrates with Kerry team-mates two weeks after serious car crash
# On The Way Back
From The42
# On The Way Back

O'Leary celebrates with Kerry team-mates two weeks after serious car crash

18 hours ago 52,751 Views 5 Comments

‘He was inside in the dressing-room with the lads and it is great,’ said Kerry boss Peter Keane. ‘He’s out of hospital and has started his recovery already.’

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat
# Dixie Fire
# Dixie Fire

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat

19 hours ago 14,930 Views 1 Comment

Fire officials said the blaze had charred nearly 298 square miles acres of timber and brush in Plumas and Butte counties.

'I’m very determined to not let it destroy the rest of my life': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I’m very determined to not let it destroy the rest of my life': The week in quotes

20 hours ago 20,134 Views 0 Comments

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

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg
# Pembroke Quarter
# Pembroke Quarter

Plans lodged to build 600 apartments on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg

20 hours ago 21,429 Views 39 Comments

The consortium behind the project is eager to begin construction early next year.

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci
# Delta Wave
# Delta Wave

US faces ‘unnecessary predicament’ due to unvaccinated Americans, says Fauci

21 hours ago 36,302 Views 74 Comments

Dr Anthony Fauci said recommending that the vaccinated wear masks is ‘under active consideration’.

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator
# Planet Fun
# Planet Fun

Antrim funfair ride collapse caused by 'misuse of equipment' by teenagers, says operator

22 hours ago 86,781 Views 24 Comments

Six people were left injured when the funfair ride at Planet Fun in Carrickfergus collapsed yesterday.

Coronavirus: 1,126 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,126 new cases confirmed in Ireland

23 hours ago 65,512 Views 148 Comments

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

Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned
# Back To School
# Back To School

Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned

23 hours ago 33,213 Views 38 Comments

Minister Norma Foley said the return of children to the classroom for the new school term is a priority.

Woman who drowned trying to save son laid to rest in Cavan
# Natasha Core
# Natasha Core

Woman who drowned trying to save son laid to rest in Cavan

23 hours ago 84,102 Views 18 Comments

Natasha Core, who was in her late twenties, died on Wednesday following a tragic accident.

Mayo storm back to beat Galway in Connacht final after trailing by five at half-time
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Mayo storm back to beat Galway in Connacht final after trailing by five at half-time

23 hours ago 28,303 Views 35 Comments

James Horan’s side outscored Galway by 2-8 to 0-3 in the second-half.

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