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Crews comb rubble of collapsed Miami condo as 99 people remain unaccounted for
# Florida
# Florida

Crews comb rubble of collapsed Miami condo as 99 people remain unaccounted for

4 minutes ago 216 Views 0 Comments

One person has been confirmed dead in the incident.

UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom

7 minutes ago 432 Views 0 Comments

Lindy Cameron says that income streams for criminals must be stopped.

Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas in bid to contain Delta variant outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Lockdown ordered in central Sydney areas in bid to contain Delta variant outbreak

15 minutes ago 959 Views 1 Comment

Premier of New South Wales state, which includes Sydney, called it the “scariest period” since the pandemic broke out.

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding
# Aviation
# Aviation

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding

42 minutes ago 1,391 Views 1 Comment

A further €5m in Government investment has also been placed in doubt.

'No reason it wouldn't become the dominant strain': Here's all the latest on the Delta variant
# New Infections
# New Infections

'No reason it wouldn't become the dominant strain': Here's all the latest on the Delta variant

52 minutes ago 2,441 Views 10 Comments

There are 210 confirmed cases of Delta in Ireland – and ‘as sure as night follows day, this is going to go in one particular direction’.

State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

State issues licences to salmon farms to cull protected seals, documents reveal

6 hours ago 6,032 Views 20 Comments
  • Since 2015, the NPWS granted 11 licences to farms to shoot small numbers of the protected species, reports Niall Sargent in the first part of Noteworthy's investigation into the salmon industry
  • Conservation groups have expressed shock at the decision and a lack of scientific evidence behind culling
  • The NPWS does not generally carry out site visits to monitor cull events due to 'resourcing issues'
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Yesterday’s News

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list

7 hours ago 6,312 Views 10 Comments

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said fully vaccinated travellers from amber list countries may not have to self-isolate in future.

Major US union project aims to organise Amazon workers
# Teamsters
# Teamsters

Major US union project aims to organise Amazon workers

8 hours ago 7,767 Views 19 Comments

“Amazon workers face dehumanizing, unsafe and low-pay jobs, with high turnover and no voice at work.”

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision
# Reopening
# Reopening

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision

8 hours ago 27,681 Views 73 Comments

An interview with Micheál Martin aired on Virgin Media Television this evening.

'The big thing for Peter Keane this year is it’s going to have to be horses for courses'
# David Moran
From The42
# David Moran

'The big thing for Peter Keane this year is it’s going to have to be horses for courses'

Updated 9 hours ago 11,401 Views 5 Comments

Kerry are in championship action against Clare on Saturday.

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says
# Protocol
# Protocol

Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says

9 hours ago 7,129 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister said he hopes progress will be made in the sausage war trade dispute between the UK and the EU.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

9 hours ago 6,718 Views 6 Comments

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

At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse
# Miami
# Miami

At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse

10 hours ago 22,359 Views 2 Comments

Rescuers are still combing the rubble for victims.

Your evening longread: The revolt against liberalism in Poland and Hungary
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The revolt against liberalism in Poland and Hungary

10 hours ago 8,591 Views 26 Comments

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

Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump
# Barred
# Barred

Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump

10 hours ago 22,489 Views 37 Comments

A disciplinary committee has barred the ex-mayor of New York over statements he made in a bid to get the 2020 presidential election result reversed.

Beers, songs, Josh Adams starring at Fifa and the Aki/Henshaw bromance
# Smells Like Team Spirit
From The42
# Smells Like Team Spirit

Beers, songs, Josh Adams starring at Fifa and the Aki/Henshaw bromance

Updated 10 hours ago 13,121 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland is delving into his box of tricks to build team-spirit in the Lions set-up.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

10 hours ago 12,133 Views 9 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner
# Courts
# Courts

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner

11 hours ago 45,191 Views 0 Comments

The 10-month-old dog named Sam was taken to the vet but died during treatment.

The Explainer: How much do we know right now about the Delta variant?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How much do we know right now about the Delta variant?

11 hours ago 3,977 Views 1 Comment

TCD virus expert Dr Kim Roberts and reporter Michelle Hennessy join us to explain more.

Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister
# Action Settled
# Action Settled

Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister

11 hours ago 8,225 Views 0 Comments

The couple requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly to “ensure this never ever happens again”, solicitor Caoimhe Haughey said yesterday.

CervicalCheck moves to 'allay women's fears' after Scotland's cervical cancer screening error
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

CervicalCheck moves to 'allay women's fears' after Scotland's cervical cancer screening error

12 hours ago 13,890 Views 2 Comments

Over 24 years, around 430 women in Scotland who had hysterectomies were wrongly told they didn’t need to be screened.

Women's Aid says cancelled 999 calls 'troubling' as Policing Authority asks: 'If my call is cancelled, how do I know?'
# Cancelled Calls
# Cancelled Calls

Women's Aid says cancelled 999 calls 'troubling' as Policing Authority asks: 'If my call is cancelled, how do I know?'

12 hours ago 11,010 Views 28 Comments

Drew Harris earlier apologised to hundreds of domestic abuse victims who had their 999 calls cancelled between 2019 and 2020.

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents
# Direct Provison
# Direct Provison

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents

13 hours ago 9,023 Views 65 Comments

It comes after pressure to make the system more welcoming for LGBT+ people.

Hospitals told to allow wider access to maternity partners during pregnancy care
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Hospitals told to allow wider access to maternity partners during pregnancy care

13 hours ago 9,293 Views 7 Comments

The HSE is altering the visiting policy for partners during maternity care.

Coronavirus: 304 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 304 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 48,394 Views 131 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

The Journal takes home two Justice Media Awards
# Justice Media Awards
# Justice Media Awards

The Journal takes home two Justice Media Awards

13 hours ago 6,936 Views 24 Comments

The president of the Law Society of Ireland said this year’s entries were ‘legal journalism at its finest’.

'I can play at that level' - Caoimhín Kelleher signs new long-term deal at Liverpool
# Believe In Caoimh
From The42
# Believe In Caoimh

'I can play at that level' - Caoimhín Kelleher signs new long-term deal at Liverpool

13 hours ago 19,045 Views 23 Comments

The 22-year-old Republic of Ireland international says he wants to keep pushing first-choice Alisson from next season.

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit
# Values
# Values

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit

Updated 14 hours ago 36,821 Views 137 Comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that Hungary should not be in EU because of the new law.

Policing Authority expresses 'deep dissatisfaction' with Garda engagement over cancelled 999 calls
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Policing Authority expresses 'deep dissatisfaction' with Garda engagement over cancelled 999 calls

14 hours ago 8,637 Views 7 Comments

The force’s response has caused “intense frustration”.

Government expects to 'stick with the plan' of opening up foreign travel on 19 July
# Green Cert
# Green Cert

Government expects to 'stick with the plan' of opening up foreign travel on 19 July

15 hours ago 19,578 Views 34 Comments

Ireland is to sign up to the EU Green Cert a number of weeks after it is available.

Two men jailed for 'erratically sailing' while drunk at Dublin Port set to appeal convictions
# Shipping Lane
# Shipping Lane

Two men jailed for 'erratically sailing' while drunk at Dublin Port set to appeal convictions

15 hours ago 20,576 Views 0 Comments

The two men were found guilty of an incident that blocked the Dublin Port Shipping lane in 2017.

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

15 hours ago 16,310 Views 34 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

Varadkar urges Central Bank to get mortgage lending rules review done 'as soon as possible'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Varadkar urges Central Bank to get mortgage lending rules review done 'as soon as possible'

15 hours ago 14,011 Views 54 Comments

The rules restrict the amount someone can borrow to 3.5 times their income, though there are exemptions.

'He was operating at a different level even back then' - the rise of a prodigious hurling talent
# Raising The Banner
From The42
# Raising The Banner

'He was operating at a different level even back then' - the rise of a prodigious hurling talent

15 hours ago 15,743 Views 3 Comments

Some of those that know him best on the magic of Tony Kelly.

Garda Commissioner apologises to domestic abuse victims affected by cancelled 999 calls
# 999 Calls
# 999 Calls

Garda Commissioner apologises to domestic abuse victims affected by cancelled 999 calls

15 hours ago 35,830 Views 34 Comments
UK man tests positive for Covid-19 for 305 days in world's 'longest ever' case of virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK man tests positive for Covid-19 for 305 days in world's 'longest ever' case of virus

16 hours ago 32,138 Views 28 Comments

Dave Smith told reporters that he was ready to die and give up on life.

Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital

Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital

16 hours ago 6,074 Views 19 Comments

Varadkar said the government wants to own the hospital, and “ideally the land”.

BusConnects: H Spine towards Howth and Malahide to begin from Sunday
# It's Go Time
# It's Go Time

BusConnects: H Spine towards Howth and Malahide to begin from Sunday

17 hours ago 27,868 Views 41 Comments

The landmark BusConnects plan involves investments in fleet and infrastructure as well as a redesign of Dublin’s bus network.

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