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'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'
# First Time
From The42
# First Time

'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'

Updated 4 minutes ago 5,472 Views 1 Comment

Ronan O’Gara hopes to see La Rochelle claim their first European title this weekend.

Explainer: How is Ireland's response to the threat of global cyber crime coordinated?
# Cyber Response
# Cyber Response

Explainer: How is Ireland's response to the threat of global cyber crime coordinated?

9 minutes ago 402 Views 1 Comment

The fight back against the HSE cyber attack is multi agency but critics say that a lack of centralised leadership is undermining its effectiveness.

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle

10 minutes ago 1,115 Views 0 Comments

The vehicle was seized in the Naas area of Co Kildare this morning.

Coronavirus: 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated 11 minutes ago 17,928 Views 22 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year
# FAI
# FAI

Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year

27 minutes ago 1,599 Views 0 Comments

The comments were made by Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds when the matter came before her today.

US military cargo plane lands at Dublin's Baldonnel airfield on 'technical stop'
# Baldonnel
# Baldonnel

US military cargo plane lands at Dublin's Baldonnel airfield on 'technical stop'

34 minutes ago 6,618 Views 8 Comments

The C17, which landed in Castement Aerodrome, Dublin, is the latest US military aircraft spotted in Ireland.

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Staff to be laid off as Aer Lingus permanently closes Shannon cabin crew base

Updated 34 minutes ago 15,053 Views 28 Comments

Aer Lingus has also confirmed plans for the temporary closure of its base at Cork airport.

Man jailed for 20 months after burning toddler's face with mini blow torch
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 20 months after burning toddler's face with mini blow torch

41 minutes ago 5,941 Views 0 Comments

Both of the boy’s parents gave emotional victim impact statements in court.

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador
# Israel
# Israel

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador

Updated 1 hour ago 15,031 Views 76 Comments
  • The UN Security Council is to meet today, while EU leaders are to discuss the escalating violence.
  • An Oireachtas Committee was told that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian buildings in the West Bank have increased by 90% this year, and offered a number of reasons why this was happening.
Woman's passport renewal in limbo after a five-month Covid delay, a tech glitch and 'no one to help'
# Passport Office
# Passport Office

Woman's passport renewal in limbo after a five-month Covid delay, a tech glitch and 'no one to help'

2 hours ago 15,918 Views 22 Comments

The Galway woman is planning to leave the country next month, and has waited five months for her 10-year-old son’s passport to be renewed.

Woman unsuccessfully tried to poison her three children a day before suffocating them, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Woman unsuccessfully tried to poison her three children a day before suffocating them, murder trial hears

2 hours ago 23,202 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues this afternoon.

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest

Updated 2 hours ago 36,492 Views 60 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

Man (30s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Man (30s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth

3 hours ago 4,819 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood two men were held against their will at a house on 7 May.

Limerick suburbs to receive 38 new social housing units by end of the year
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Limerick suburbs to receive 38 new social housing units by end of the year

3 hours ago 5,694 Views 11 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust, Limerick City Council and County Council are to deliver the new homes to the areas of Moyross and Southill.

HSE ransomware attack: Healthcare disruption could 'mount' in days and weeks ahead
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE ransomware attack: Healthcare disruption could 'mount' in days and weeks ahead

Updated 3 hours ago 21,059 Views 33 Comments

A former Chief Information Officer for the HSE said that it is difficult to keep healthcare security systems up-to-date from cyber attacks.

Second Cabinet meeting this evening to deal with tax changes for cuckoo funds
# Housing
# Housing

Second Cabinet meeting this evening to deal with tax changes for cuckoo funds

Updated 3 hours ago 12,254 Views 41 Comments

The ring-fencing of houses in new developments for first-time buyers, owner occupiers, as well as the issue of stamp duty is being discussed by Cabinet.

Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49
# Rollout
# Rollout

Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49

4 hours ago 47,857 Views 47 Comments

The HSE expects that some people in this cohort will be able to receive a first dose before the end of the month.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of 32-year-old man missing since Sunday
# Appeal
# Appeal

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of 32-year-old man missing since Sunday

4 hours ago 26,431 Views 0 Comments

Brian Sarsfield was last seen when he left home in Frankfield, Cork on Sunday, 16 May.

High volumes at Covid testings centres amid ransomware disruption
# Covid19
# Covid19

High volumes at Covid testings centres amid ransomware disruption

4 hours ago 10,350 Views 1 Comment

People who are symptomatic are being advised to go to any community testing centre.

Roy Keane and Eric Cantona become latest players to enter Premier League Hall of Fame
# Icons
From The42
# Icons

Roy Keane and Eric Cantona become latest players to enter Premier League Hall of Fame

Updated 4 hours ago 17,360 Views 45 Comments

The former Manchester United stars are the third and fourth ex-professionals to receive the honour.

Risk of hail and lightning as thunderstorm warning issued for nine counties
# Stormy
# Stormy

Risk of hail and lightning as thunderstorm warning issued for nine counties

4 hours ago 25,390 Views 19 Comments

The warning will kick in at 2pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening.

Ex-Debenhams workers stage lie-down protest, stopping liquidators taking stock from Limerick store
# Redundancy Terms
# Redundancy Terms

Ex-Debenhams workers stage lie-down protest, stopping liquidators taking stock from Limerick store

4 hours ago 14,500 Views 33 Comments

Former staff have been picketing outside the building on Sarsfield Street for the past 400 days.

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services
# Courts
# Courts

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services

4 hours ago 14,194 Views 0 Comments

The action has been taken by Sere Holdings Ltd.

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England
# SARS-CoV-2
# SARS-CoV-2

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England

5 hours ago 19,602 Views 20 Comments

And how widespread is in Ireland?

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?

5 hours ago 10,509 Views 0 Comments

It is expected that this age cohort will be offered a choice between the AZ and J&J vaccines or an mRNA vaccine.

The Remote: Ireland faces 'blasphemous' entry El Diablo in tonight's Eurovision semi-final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Ireland faces 'blasphemous' entry El Diablo in tonight's Eurovision semi-final

5 hours ago 22,758 Views 12 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

'Heartbroken' Connacht back Stephen Fitzgerald forced to retire at 25
# End Of The Line
From The42
# End Of The Line

'Heartbroken' Connacht back Stephen Fitzgerald forced to retire at 25

5 hours ago 23,111 Views 6 Comments

The versatile back sustained a knee injury while playing against Leinster in January of last year.

Morning Memo: Chocolate flakes, semiconductors and the global shortage of everything
# Supply Chain Chaos
# Supply Chain Chaos

Morning Memo: Chocolate flakes, semiconductors and the global shortage of everything

6 hours ago 7,418 Views 3 Comments

Snowstorms, canal blockages and cyber-attacks have played all played a role but so is booming demand.

Man (30s) charged in relation to three Limerick City burglaries
# Old Cratloe Road
# Old Cratloe Road

Man (30s) charged in relation to three Limerick City burglaries

6 hours ago 7,280 Views 0 Comments

A man had attempted to gain entry through the roof and fell through onto the shop floor, Gardaí said.

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you change your online passwords?

8 hours ago 20,526 Views 61 Comments

The ongoing fallout of the cyber attack on the HSE has placed a renewed focus on the security of people’s data online.

Sligo Rovers unveil €17m vision to redevelop Showgrounds into 6,000-seater stadium
# Masterplan
From The42
# Masterplan

Sligo Rovers unveil €17m vision to redevelop Showgrounds into 6,000-seater stadium

8 hours ago 18,682 Views 33 Comments

‘Masterplan’ also includes proposal for a new academy hub on an eight-acre site.

Three people arrested in Cavan searches targeting dissident republicans
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Three people arrested in Cavan searches targeting dissident republicans

9 hours ago 14,459 Views 15 Comments

A “significant” search was carried out in Cavan by An Garda Síochána this morning.

'Don't talk about us without us': Two activists - one Israeli and one Palestinian - share their perspective on the conflict
# Middle East Violence
# Middle East Violence

'Don't talk about us without us': Two activists - one Israeli and one Palestinian - share their perspective on the conflict

9 hours ago 28,114 Views 37 Comments

Activists Anna Garbar and Rawan Odeh speak to journalist Hannah McCarthy.

Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds
# Housing
# Housing

Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds

10 hours ago 32,253 Views 44 Comments

Cabinet is set to discuss proposals on housing today.

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack

11 hours ago 10,688 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks meets this morning.

Teaching union to tell TDs that staff are subjected to 'inappropriate' comments by parents on social media
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Teaching union to tell TDs that staff are subjected to 'inappropriate' comments by parents on social media

11 hours ago 20,735 Views 51 Comments

The claims will be heard at the Oireachtas Education Committee this afternoon.

'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

'In an ideal world we'd all get new PPS numbers': Concerns personal data will be sold off on darkweb

17 hours ago 36,876 Views 70 Comments
  • Experts believe data like PPS numbers will likely be sold on, Garreth MacNamee and Niall O'Connor report.
  • The government has repeatedly said it will not pay any ransom demanded by the hackers.
  • Gardaí believe an Eastern European criminal gang is behind the attack.

Yesterday’s News

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'
# B1617.2
# B1617.2

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'

18 hours ago 32,341 Views 39 Comments

Early indications are that the variant is even more transmissible than the B117 strain.

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