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Today’s News

Former junior finance minister Michael D’Arcy to become chief of funds sector lobby group

D’Arcy is set to resign his Seanad seat to become chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Management.

Former Trump chief of staff and Northern Ireland envoy meets Simon Coveney

Mulvaney, the former Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, took up the role of Special Envoy in March.

Gardaí not looking for any other person or vehicle in relation to death of e-scooter user in Meath

The man, who was in his 20s, was found on the road in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates

Students can also apply to sit the postponed exams in November.

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Poll: Should people be fined for failing to self-isolate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people be fined for failing to self-isolate?

England has introduced a fine of up to £10,000 for people who fail to quarantine.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Dozens of people killed as fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan enters second day

The countries have been locked since the early 1990s in a territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Decision expected this week on Covid-19 restrictions for Louth, Cork, Wicklow and Galway

Cases have been rising in Louth, Cork, Wicklow and Galway.

A mild start to the week but heavy rain and spot flooding are on the way

It will be mostly cloudy at first today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

Micheál Martin 'not optimistic' about Brexit trade deal

It’s set to be a big week in Brussels, as the UK and the EU resume talks.

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Police say the woman fled the home but was later arrested. She faces kidnapping and burglary charges.

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

Opinion: Now is the time to make Ireland's cities liveable again

Strategic planning consultant James Chilton says 2020 has exposed weaknesses in the design of Irish cities, and now is the time to reimagine a new liveable urban space.

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

Students encouraged to keep their social life 'safe, small and distant' in new campaign

The USI aims to make sure students stay up to date with public health guidelines.

Sugar tax: Revenue from it more than doubled from €16m to €33m last year

The tax was brought in to try reduce the harm caused by sugary drinks on Irish people’s health.

New Green List kicks in: There are now just four countries and one of them is Liechtenstein

The government has pledged to update the Green List on a weekly basis.

The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know

“The flu vaccine is one of the safest vaccines we have, it’s one of the oldest vaccines we have,” a GP said.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Jack Byrne grabs two as Rovers thump understrength Dundalk to move closer to title League Of Ireland This post contains videos

Jack Byrne grabs two as Rovers thump understrength Dundalk to move closer to title

Dundalk boss Filippo Giovagnoli made 10 changes to his team following their win against Sheriff Tiraspol on Thursday night.

QUIZ: How much do you know about cakes?

The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens earlier this week…

Opinion: Self-publishing your own book is an achievable dream

Self-published author Seán Brennan has some simple advice for anyone who feels it’s time to write that book they’ve been thinking about.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know from today’s headlines.

From The42 Brilliant Ballymun power to first Dublin football crown since 2012 with 14-point victory Champions

Brilliant Ballymun power to first Dublin football crown since 2012 with 14-point victory

Dean Rock grabbed 1-8 as Brendan Hackett’s side dethroned Ballyboden St Enda’s.

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate

“His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump tweeted. “Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???”"

'I’ve never felt so low in my life': The week in quotes

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

Two men due in court after firearm and ammunition seized in Dublin

A sawn-off shotgun and six rounds of ammunition were discovered in a car.

From The42 After 49 games unbeaten in Galway, Corofin are defeated as Mountbellew claim big scalp Upset

After 49 games unbeaten in Galway, Corofin are defeated as Mountbellew claim big scalp

It’ll be Mountbellew-Moylough againsts Moycullen in the 2020 Galway senior football decider.

'Sit down and plan your contacts': Acting CMO's appeal as 430 new Covid-19 cases confirmed

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Crowd limits prompt cancellation of Dublin's New Year’s Festival

More than 100,000 people attended the three-day event last year.

Three network users in several counties report outage

Users reported problems after 3pm today.

Gardaí investigate alleged rape of teenage girl in Mayo playground

Gardaí have urged anyone who was in the area to contact them.

From The42 All-Ireland champions Ballyhale hit 5-19 to claim third Kilkenny title on the trot Report

All-Ireland champions Ballyhale hit 5-19 to claim third Kilkenny title on the trot

The defending champions were comprehensive winners in today’s final against Disckboro.

'A step away from large-scale war': Fighting erupts between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed region

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

Swiss voters appear to reject proposal to limit number of EU citizens living and working in country

Projections based on partial counts indicated that most voters had rejected the measure.

Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says PUP

Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says

The Sinn Féin leader called for the government to reverse the reduction.

Irish businesses being asked to upskill workforces in preparation for Brexit

Clear Customs is an online training programme to support affected Irish companies.

HSE boss issues 'call to arms' for public to stick to health advice as hospitals come under increasing pressure

The number of people in hospital is at its highest level in months.

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

From The42 How a loophole in the GAA rulebook helped Ballyboden win their first Dublin football crown Saga

How a loophole in the GAA rulebook helped Ballyboden win their first Dublin football crown

The first Dublin SFC Ballyboden St Enda’s lifted in 1995 arrived in controversial circumstances.

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching

The country’s largest-ever mass stranding saw around 470 pilot whales become stuck in Tasmania.

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