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Today’s News

'White elephant': The €2.7m transport training centre causing conflict in disability community
# Voices Unheard
# Voices Unheard

'White elephant': The €2.7m transport training centre causing conflict in disability community

4 hours ago 3,582 Views 1 Comment
  • Disabled people feel that once again they were not consulted about a major decision that most affects them, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform.
  • The NTA and Department of Transport (DOT) were aware of lack of consultation before funding decision.
  • Concerns were raised numerous times at the DOT Accessibility Consultative Committee.

Yesterday’s News

QUIZ: How well do you know these classic summer blockbusters?
# Quiz
# Quiz

QUIZ: How well do you know these classic summer blockbusters?

6 hours ago 25,723 Views 27 Comments

Jaws, Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, Speed…

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

8 hours ago 11,713 Views 7 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog

8 hours ago 48,465 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined and organised in managing her finances.

Tributes paid to teen following death in Dublin crash
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Tributes paid to teen following death in Dublin crash

8 hours ago 64,217 Views 3 Comments

The three-vehicle collision happened last night on the Finglas Road, Glasnevin.

Cork unable to play All-Ireland U20 hurling final after 'member of group' tests positive for Covid-19
# Close Contacts
From The42
# Close Contacts

Cork unable to play All-Ireland U20 hurling final after 'member of group' tests positive for Covid-19

8 hours ago 29,400 Views 20 Comments

Cork were due to play Galway next Saturday.

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

9 hours ago 4,719 Views 7 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

'It feels pretty good, we can't complain': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'It feels pretty good, we can't complain': The week in quotes

9 hours ago 7,492 Views 0 Comments

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

Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row

10 hours ago 28,730 Views 48 Comments

Daniel Flynn slammed in a 62nd minute goal for Kildare.

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

10 hours ago 15,255 Views 12 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

12 hours ago 21,706 Views 7 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles

Updated 12 hours ago 51,198 Views 14 Comments

Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 54,465 Views 117 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches
# Kristina Timanovskaya
# Kristina Timanovskaya

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches

13 hours ago 64,028 Views 20 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she is refusing to fly home.

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'

13 hours ago 29,778 Views 10 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy retuned home today after their stunning Olympic success.

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos
# YouTube
# YouTube

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos

13 hours ago 24,817 Views 51 Comments

YouTube said “numerous” offending videos have now been removed.

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

13 hours ago 26,276 Views 67 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold

13 hours ago 30,801 Views 10 Comments

It is the first time since 1912 that an Olympic track and field event gold has been shared.

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland
# Breast Check
# Breast Check

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland

14 hours ago 10,908 Views 8 Comments

The cutting-edge technology has been made available to Irish hospitals.

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old

15 hours ago 33,820 Views 7 Comments

Shannon Molloy was last seen Wednesday July 28.

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght

16 hours ago 33,056 Views 15 Comments

They are both currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final

Updated 16 hours ago 45,810 Views 32 Comments

The Irishman fell during his routine, finishing seventh and missing out on a medal.

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community

17 hours ago 24,565 Views 22 Comments

As part of an emotional ceremony at Auckland Town Hall, PM Jacinda Ardern was covered in a large white mat and then embraced.

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win
# Tokyo2020
# Tokyo2020

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win

18 hours ago 32,810 Views 40 Comments

The Belfast boxer was forced to withdraw from the semi-final of the men’s welterweight competition due to injury.

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated 18 hours ago 48,321 Views 36 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo

18 hours ago 60,795 Views 9 Comments

The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland
# Overnight
From The42
# Overnight

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland

Updated 19 hours ago 63,545 Views 30 Comments

Catch up on what you missed overnight in Tokyo.

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet

19 hours ago 21,355 Views 7 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
# France
# France

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris

20 hours ago 18,342 Views 61 Comments

French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win

Updated 20 hours ago 57,036 Views 2 Comments

Former Kildare forward Tadhg Fennin looks back at the 2000 Leinster final and replay against Dublin.

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

21 hours ago 16,506 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

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Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

Sun 12:05 AM 31,788 Views 30 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.

Saturday 31 July, 2021

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

Sat 11:43 PM 58,994 Views 54 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

Sat 10:00 PM 45,801 Views 31 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny
# Rebel Revival
From The42
# Rebel Revival

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny

Sat 9:02 PM 34,798 Views 52 Comments

Cork ran out eight-point victors in Semple Stadium.

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Sat 8:00 PM 27,083 Views 105 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:53 PM 21,360 Views 4 Comments

Covid vaccine walk-in centres, mandatory hotel quarantine and wildfires in Turkey made the headlines.

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated Sat 7:20 PM 121,073 Views 145 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

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