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Today’s News

Housing Minister to meet mic-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

Housing Minister to meet mic-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin

13 minutes ago 1,055 Views 6 Comments

Eamon Ryan said people affected do need and will get government support.

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion

46 minutes ago 3,646 Views 6 Comments

There will be 700 flexible carer jobs with 50 fulltime nursing, tutors and administrative staff roles nationwide.

Denmark's Eriksen says 'I'm fine' from hospital
# Update
From The42
# Update

Denmark's Eriksen says 'I'm fine' from hospital

55 minutes ago 6,176 Views 7 Comments

The Inter Milan player made a social media post from hospital this morning.

Chinese scientist at center of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory
# China
# China

Chinese scientist at center of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory

1 hour ago 11,359 Views 25 Comments

Dr Shi Zhengli, of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, is an expert in bat coronaviruses.

'We'll see how hungry Zeebs is to start the season well, how he settles in'
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

'We'll see how hungry Zeebs is to start the season well, how he settles in'

Updated 2 hours ago 12,111 Views 13 Comments

Andy Farrell will look for Simon Zebo prove himself in Munster before any possible Ireland recall.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
# EU US Relations
# EU US Relations

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

2 hours ago 4,080 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

Canada: top military chief resigns over golf game controversy
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Canada: top military chief resigns over golf game controversy

2 hours ago 22,486 Views 2 Comments

Mike Rouleau admitted to playing golf with a retired former Chief of Staff being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct.

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots
# RCSI
# RCSI

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots

2 hours ago 23,149 Views 5 Comments

The work was led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre
# Heroin Addiction
# Heroin Addiction

GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre

2 hours ago 4,984 Views 10 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern says there’s no excuse not to have injecting centres by now.

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed during the Dáil debate': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds
# Emergency Legislation
# Emergency Legislation

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed during the Dáil debate': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds

3 hours ago 14,149 Views 8 Comments

Judge Edward Honohon questioned why a sunset clause was not set out in the emergency legislation.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

3 hours ago 8,557 Views 16 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

9 hours ago 11,790 Views 5 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Suspect charged with terrorism for truck attack on Muslim family in Canada
# Ontario
# Ontario

Suspect charged with terrorism for truck attack on Muslim family in Canada

11 hours ago 6,244 Views 0 Comments

The family were out for a walk on 6 June when a truck driver ploughed into them on purpose, according to authorities.

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

11 hours ago 13,291 Views 10 Comments

Spain dominated the game but couldn’t hit the net.

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster
# The North
# The North

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster

Updated 11 hours ago 60,262 Views 80 Comments

The call comes as former DUP leader Arlene Foster stepped down as the North’s First Minister this morning.

Wyoming park rangers conduct search for missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin

Wyoming park rangers conduct search for missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin

11 hours ago 41,623 Views 7 Comments

The 27-year-old was last seen almost a week ago.

Religion in schools: 'My son was upset - a friend told him he wasn't going to heaven'
# LOSING FAITH
# LOSING FAITH

Religion in schools: 'My son was upset - a friend told him he wasn't going to heaven'

12 hours ago 21,679 Views 96 Comments
  • In part two of a deep dive into the stalemate in providing choice in primary education, Peter McGuire hears from parents and teachers.
  • Families speak of being forced into Catholic schools because of hours-long daily commutes to 'nearest' multi-denominational.
  • While 'opting out' of religious instruction is facilitated by many schools, many parents say their children feel isolated and upset.
Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks

12 hours ago 34,099 Views 44 Comments

It comes as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to delay reopening plans by four weeks.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

12 hours ago 10,250 Views 0 Comments

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

Dublin City Council passes large land rezone in Finglas despite opposition
# Housing
# Housing

Dublin City Council passes large land rezone in Finglas despite opposition

12 hours ago 25,490 Views 23 Comments

The rezoning provides for around 2,200 new residential units, but opposers raised concerns over affordability.

Your evening longread: How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters

13 hours ago 21,183 Views 0 Comments

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

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'
# 10s
From The42
# 10s

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'

13 hours ago 18,770 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s out-half situation was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online

13 hours ago 4,997 Views 12 Comments

Ethan Shattock says the incoming Electoral Commission must address fake polling and inauthentic campaign behaviour by all parties.

Jailed opposition journalist brought before Belarusian foreign ministry news conference
# Raman Pratasevich
# Raman Pratasevich

Jailed opposition journalist brought before Belarusian foreign ministry news conference

13 hours ago 15,227 Views 6 Comments

The opposition said the appearance by Raman Pratasevich showed he is a hostage.

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps

13 hours ago 14,689 Views 2 Comments

Four people, including one child, died when their plane crashed into the mountain, one kilometer from where another pilot of a glider also died.

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant
# Van Morrison
# Van Morrison

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant

14 hours ago 24,356 Views 17 Comments

A row erupted after four gigs by Van Morrison at the Belfast hotel were cancelled at the last minute on Thursday.

Education minister says oral exam marking is still 'ongoing' after concerns students were treated unfairly
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Education minister says oral exam marking is still 'ongoing' after concerns students were treated unfairly

15 hours ago 19,731 Views 18 Comments

Concerns were raised today that some students did not receive fair treatment in the oral exams.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

15 hours ago 15,928 Views 4 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Boris Johnson confirms England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Boris Johnson confirms England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears

15 hours ago 43,565 Views 46 Comments

Cases have significantly increased across Great Britain in the last three weeks.

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday

15 hours ago 43,332 Views 8 Comments

The hoax occurred in Terminal 1 after Portuguese chef Adriano Rocha missed two flights home.

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges

16 hours ago 27,561 Views 0 Comments

The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.

Watch: An early contender for Goal of the Tournament at the Euros
# Schick Strike
From The42
# Schick Strike

Watch: An early contender for Goal of the Tournament at the Euros

16 hours ago 41,603 Views 16 Comments

The astonishing long-range Patrik Schick effort doubled the Czechs’ lead against Scotland

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 49,142 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar
# Panti Bar
# Panti Bar

Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar

17 hours ago 28,520 Views 52 Comments

The incident happened overnight.

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings
# Savills
# Savills

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings

17 hours ago 52,133 Views 71 Comments

Savills asked viewers for ‘evidence of savings’ or mortgage approval in principle documents including full amounts.

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding

17 hours ago 23,324 Views 0 Comments

Declan ‘Mr Nobody’ Brady, his wife Deirdre Brady and his mistress Erika Lukacs appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.

BBC review finds no evidence Martin Bashir was rehired in ‘cover-up’
# Bashir
# Bashir

BBC review finds no evidence Martin Bashir was rehired in ‘cover-up’

17 hours ago 6,725 Views 0 Comments

The inquiry was announced following revelations in the Dyson report, which found Bashir falsified bank statements to get access to Princess Diana for an interview.

Nearly 60% of Dublin's rough sleepers were using tents in April
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Nearly 60% of Dublin's rough sleepers were using tents in April

17 hours ago 8,655 Views 13 Comments

There were 5,806 individuals in emergency accommodation in Dublin last month.

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