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Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine

1 hour ago 7,815 Views 10 Comments

The vaccine is expected to get the green light from the EU regulator on Thursday.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

3 hours ago 32,707 Views 26 Comments

Care for a Coke?

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster

4 hours ago 22,747 Views 120 Comments

The game ended 38-19 for Leo Cullen’s side as Ulster finished with 14 men following Andrew Warwick’s dismissal.

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland
# Tenducci
# Tenducci

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland

5 hours ago 25,911 Views 13 Comments

The story of Fernando Tenducci is told through a new CD of songs he would have sung back in the 18th century.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

5 hours ago 9,999 Views 0 Comments

A quick round-up of what made the headlines today.

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final
# Born Torun
From The42
# Born Torun

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final

6 hours ago 15,711 Views 17 Comments

The Cork superstar was fourth in the 400m final, clocking a time of 51.94.

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations

6 hours ago 29,045 Views 0 Comments

The man in his late 70s is currently detained at Henry Street Garda Station.

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill
# Senate
# Senate

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill

Updated 7 hours ago 24,115 Views 40 Comments

The 1.9 trillion dollar package was approved by a 50-49 vote along party lines.

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City
# Protest
# Protest

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City

Updated 7 hours ago 130,463 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Garda checkpoints were set up around Cork City.

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare
# Athy
# Athy

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare

7 hours ago 36,285 Views 14 Comments

Declan Reid had been missing since he and his son got into difficulty at Ardreigh Lock outside Athy on Sunday.

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

7 hours ago 19,930 Views 8 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland

8 hours ago 69,323 Views 112 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin

Updated 8 hours ago 121,454 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Inchicore in Dublin 8.

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

9 hours ago 9,765 Views 20 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

Judges vote to adopt new guidelines to reduce personal injury awards
# Judicial Council
# Judicial Council

Judges vote to adopt new guidelines to reduce personal injury awards

9 hours ago 17,953 Views 26 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will bring proposals to Cabinet on Tuesday on how to implement the guidelines.

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months

9 hours ago 47,726 Views 29 Comments

Foster will take over the licence at Cullentra Stables.

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated 11 hours ago 47,421 Views 85 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship

12 hours ago 24,265 Views 48 Comments

The artist says her song has been misinterpreted and is about an abusive relationship between two lovers.

Davy stockbrokers' CEO resigns amid bond deal fine
# Executive Action
# Executive Action

Davy stockbrokers' CEO resigns amid bond deal fine

12 hours ago 28,339 Views 0 Comments

Davy’s deputy chairman Kyran McLaughlin and head of bonds Barry Nangle also resigned this morning.

Mainly dry weekend ahead of 'very disturbed weather' next week
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Mainly dry weekend ahead of 'very disturbed weather' next week

13 hours ago 36,039 Views 21 Comments

Today will be cool but dry across the country with spells of sunshine

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors

13 hours ago 30,180 Views 5 Comments

Nadia Power, Mark English, Cian McPhillips and Phil Healy are all in action in the business end of their respective events this evening.

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place

13 hours ago 17,814 Views 14 Comments

It is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where people can socially distance in their seats.

Body of man discovered on Moore Street in Dublin
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Body of man discovered on Moore Street in Dublin

14 hours ago 64,201 Views 48 Comments

It’s understood he was a rough sleeper.

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?

14 hours ago 44,399 Views 161 Comments

Seachtain na Gaeilge kicked off on Monday.

Suicide organisations warn of exaggerated or false information being shared online
# Galway
# Galway

Suicide organisations warn of exaggerated or false information being shared online

15 hours ago 19,088 Views 0 Comments

There have been multiple posts on social media making claims about the number of suicides in an area of Galway recently.

Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive
# Perseverance
# Perseverance

Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive

15 hours ago 21,293 Views 34 Comments

The Perseverance rover completed a drive lasting more than half an hour.

'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'
# Road Less Travelled
From The42
# Road Less Travelled

'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'

15 hours ago 42,499 Views 18 Comments

Cormac Izuchukwu has taken a unique route into pro rugby and is now impressing with Ulster.

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

16 hours ago 20,914 Views 30 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

16 hours ago 10,946 Views 6 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Iraqi Shiite leader says Christians should live 'in security and peace' after meeting Pope Francis
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Iraqi Shiite leader says Christians should live 'in security and peace' after meeting Pope Francis

Updated 17 hours ago 26,967 Views 43 Comments

Pope Francis met with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Iraq today.

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
# Problem Gambling
# Problem Gambling

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar

17 hours ago 28,819 Views 56 Comments

Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.

'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'

17 hours ago 81,329 Views 18 Comments

21-year-old Ryan Baird made his Ireland debut last weekend and looks set for further Six Nations involvement.

Nuclear deal on agenda as Coveney travels to Iran to meet with President Rouhani
# Iran
# Iran

Nuclear deal on agenda as Coveney travels to Iran to meet with President Rouhani

18 hours ago 21,831 Views 43 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney will also meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

Dr Peter Boylan: The RTÉ Investigates programme reminds us of the issues facing the State-funded National Maternity Hospital
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Peter Boylan: The RTÉ Investigates programme reminds us of the issues facing the State-funded National Maternity Hospital

18 hours ago 25,409 Views 13 Comments

A private charity with Catholic values should not be given ownership of a State-funded maternity hospital, writes Dr Peter Boylan.

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
# Finalists
From The42
# Finalists

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought

18 hours ago 24,118 Views 31 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.

Switzerland to vote tomorrow on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland to vote tomorrow on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places

19 hours ago 19,283 Views 0 Comments

Polls indicate a slim majority support the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules

Sat 12:05 AM 59,008 Views 68 Comments

Amárach Research gives a glimpse into how people currently feel about restrictions.

Friday 5 March, 2021

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis
# Removed
# Removed

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis

Fri 10:43 PM 8,849 Views 6 Comments

YouTube said it is watching for any further content that might violate its rules.

Gardaí renew appeal for information over 2014 murder of Paul Gallagher
# Paul Gallagher
# Paul Gallagher

Gardaí renew appeal for information over 2014 murder of Paul Gallagher

Fri 10:07 PM 17,880 Views 1 Comment

He was shot dead in a field in Meath.

QUIZ: How well do you know the month of March?
# Lousy Smarch Weather
# Lousy Smarch Weather

QUIZ: How well do you know the month of March?

Fri 9:30 PM 44,533 Views 18 Comments

There will be at least one question about Paddy’s Day.

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