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Portobello Plaza to close this weekend due to ‘completely unacceptable’ behaviour, DCC says
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Portobello Plaza to close this weekend due to ‘completely unacceptable’ behaviour, DCC says

13 minutes ago 3,517 Views 6 Comments

There will be increased Garda patrols of the area this weekend, and anyone found drinking in public will be fined, the Council said.

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
# West Cork
# West Cork

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

1 hour ago 3,527 Views 2 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

Opinion: 'The consequences of turning a deaf ear to voters on housing are political dynamite'
# Housing Ireland
# Housing Ireland

Opinion: 'The consequences of turning a deaf ear to voters on housing are political dynamite'

Updated 1 hour ago 10,240 Views 28 Comments

Dr Lorcan Sirr and Orla Hegarty say that to understand the current housing crisis, you must first learn of the history of housing provision in Ireland.

Man arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 seized in Dublin
# Lusk
# Lusk

Man arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 seized in Dublin

1 hour ago 5,159 Views 14 Comments

€5,000 in cash was also seized.

HSE shuts down IT systems after 'major' ransomware attack, vaccination rollout not affected
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

HSE shuts down IT systems after 'major' ransomware attack, vaccination rollout not affected

Updated 2 hours ago 73,714 Views 69 Comments

HSE chief Paul Reid said it was “quite a sophisticated” attack, and a “major incident”.

Covid-19 vaccines prevented at least 33,000 hospitalisations in England, study finds
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

Covid-19 vaccines prevented at least 33,000 hospitalisations in England, study finds

2 hours ago 2,960 Views 0 Comments

The figures came from a Public Health England (PHE) study.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated 2 hours ago 8,190 Views 5 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September

2 hours ago 7,938 Views 13 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said that it was a clear demonstration of the effect of the vaccine.

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Glamour in the south Dublin hills: LA-style luxury residence for €2.85m
Israel pounds Gaza as deadly conflict intensifies
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel pounds Gaza as deadly conflict intensifies

3 hours ago 12,287 Views 34 Comments

Days of deadly violence have seen Israeli soldiers massing on the edge of the territory.

Admission charges to all fee-paying OPW heritage sites to be waived for rest of year
# Heritage Sites
# Heritage Sites

Admission charges to all fee-paying OPW heritage sites to be waived for rest of year

3 hours ago 21,584 Views 9 Comments

This measure is effective immediately.

'New life for old graves': Council to build walls in Dublin's smaller plots so people can be buried locally
# Cremated Remains
# Cremated Remains

'New life for old graves': Council to build walls in Dublin's smaller plots so people can be buried locally

4 hours ago 11,090 Views 6 Comments

The Council has identified four cemeteries to build special walls where cremated remains can be interred.

Ireland's digital game workers say new industry tax break should be tied to 'quality' pay and conditions
# Game Workers Unite
# Game Workers Unite

Ireland's digital game workers say new industry tax break should be tied to 'quality' pay and conditions

4 hours ago 5,360 Views 2 Comments

The Government is due to introduce the new tax credit in Budget 2022.

One of these men will today be elected DUP leader, here's what they want and how the voting takes place
# ULSTER SAYS NEW
# ULSTER SAYS NEW

One of these men will today be elected DUP leader, here's what they want and how the voting takes place

4 hours ago 11,815 Views 27 Comments

It’s the first leadership election in the party’s history.

Gardaí advised to stay away from Mountjoy Prison due to active Covid-19 outbreak
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Gardaí advised to stay away from Mountjoy Prison due to active Covid-19 outbreak

10 hours ago 18,609 Views 0 Comments
  • Gardaí cannot interview prisoners as part of investigations as authorities deal with the prison outbreak, Niall O'Connor reports.
  • There are 19 prisoners with confirmed Covid-19 infections while at least nine prison staff have also tested positive.
  • The Prison Service is now awaiting a further series of tests to determine the spread of the infection.

Yesterday’s News

Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement

Updated 11 hours ago 48,519 Views 141 Comments

Despite global alarm and diplomatic efforts to de-escalate Gaza hostilities, hundreds of rockets again tore through the skies.

New legislation aims to make 'threatened' basking sharks a protected species in Ireland

New legislation aims to make 'threatened' basking sharks a protected species in Ireland

12 hours ago 10,558 Views 19 Comments

The world’s second-largest fish is a frequent visitor to Irish shores.

Liverpool beat Man United to keep Champions League qualification hopes alive
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Liverpool beat Man United to keep Champions League qualification hopes alive

12 hours ago 33,722 Views 88 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s men are making an end-of-season push for a top-four spot.

Man (30s) suffers serious head injuries in assault in Offaly
# Edenderry
# Edenderry

Man (30s) suffers serious head injuries in assault in Offaly

12 hours ago 19,603 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in Edenderry just after 6pm this evening.

Northern Ireland: Indoor dining to resume on 24 May as spectators to attend football game as test event
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland: Indoor dining to resume on 24 May as spectators to attend football game as test event

Updated 12 hours ago 33,942 Views 15 Comments

A number of restrictions will also ease on 24 May in Northern Ireland.

Trial postponed for three US ex-police charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Trial postponed for three US ex-police charged in George Floyd death

13 hours ago 16,503 Views 0 Comments

They were to go on trial starting 22 August for being complicit in murder.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

13 hours ago 7,162 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

14 hours ago 17,165 Views 18 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Your evening longread: Why do we love rewatching old TV shows?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why do we love rewatching old TV shows?

14 hours ago 11,185 Views 48 Comments

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

Man hospitalised with head injuries after attack inside Criminal Courts of Justice
# Parkgate Street
# Parkgate Street

Man hospitalised with head injuries after attack inside Criminal Courts of Justice

14 hours ago 37,488 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

'His office had pictures of everyone who had come through the Academy, he was very proud of those fellas'
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

'His office had pictures of everyone who had come through the Academy, he was very proud of those fellas'

14 hours ago 20,357 Views 2 Comments

The inside look at how Nigel Carolan built a lasting legacy at Connacht.

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid

14 hours ago 12,640 Views 5 Comments

Some hospitals recognised the need for a more cohesive approach and have already set up dedicated clinics.

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday

14 hours ago 15,498 Views 25 Comments

A No 10 spokesperson said Johnson “apologised unreservedly on behalf of the UK government” on the call.

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash

14 hours ago 19,646 Views 29 Comments

The fixture was postponed 11 days ago when supporters stormed the pitch.

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?

15 hours ago 6,332 Views 8 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we explain more – and producer Nicky Ryan takes an antigen test during recording.

Three teens arrested over Howth Junction incident that led to woman falling under Dart released without charge
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Three teens arrested over Howth Junction incident that led to woman falling under Dart released without charge

Updated 15 hours ago 107,935 Views 0 Comments

The boys were arrested this morning.

Cameron says he had 'big investment' in Greensill Capital but denies that motivated his intense lobbying
# Covid Crisis
# Covid Crisis

Cameron says he had 'big investment' in Greensill Capital but denies that motivated his intense lobbying

15 hours ago 14,388 Views 14 Comments

Cameron placed calls and sent dozens of texts and emails to ministers and senior officials as tried to win access to Covid support programmes.

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90
# High Court
# High Court

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90

16 hours ago 36,529 Views 0 Comments

It is being regarded as an important test case in the area of personal insolvency.

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021
# Drug Seizures
# Drug Seizures

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021

16 hours ago 7,257 Views 25 Comments

This represents an increase of 392% over the same period last year.

HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs
# Cohort 7
# Cohort 7

HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs

16 hours ago 15,434 Views 4 Comments

People in this cohort will be given appointments at vaccination centres.

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud

16 hours ago 43,372 Views 0 Comments

The man is alleged to have claimed €8,000 in fraudulent claims spread across the PUP and social welfare system.

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10
# Flying It
From The42
# Flying It

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10

16 hours ago 8,059 Views 3 Comments

Martin is now just 47 seconds behind the new leader Attila Valter after stage six.

All batches of hemp oil product being recalled due to unsafe THC levels
# Intension Premium Quality
# Intension Premium Quality

All batches of hemp oil product being recalled due to unsafe THC levels

16 hours ago 19,927 Views 29 Comments

THC is the active substance in cannabis which results in a high.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 456 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 456 more cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 52,798 Views 49 Comments

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

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