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Today’s News

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'
# UK-Ireland
# UK-Ireland

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'

1 minute ago 2 Views 0 Comments

McAleese said the Duke of Edinburgh was there to help further peace between the two countries.

Super silver for Ireland women's four at European Rowing Championships
# BSG
From The42
# BSG

Super silver for Ireland women's four at European Rowing Championships

14 minutes ago 1,196 Views 1 Comment

Joy for Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh in Varese.

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital
# Admissions
# Admissions

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital

30 minutes ago 4,449 Views 1 Comment

Over 1,045,000 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland.

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo
# Cross
# Cross

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo

1 hour ago 7,061 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

Spotlight

The Good Information Project: A Shared Island

Over the past four weeks, The Good Information Project – a new initiative from The Journal – has focussed on the question, What could a shared island look like?
DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Serene gardens and a snooker room at this Georgian gem just minutes from the beach
Poll: Would you like to see 'vaccine passports' introduced in Ireland?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you like to see 'vaccine passports' introduced in Ireland?

1 hour ago 24,549 Views 87 Comments

It’s one measure being discussed as society reopens.

Empty venues, held at gunpoint and caught in an 'unruly Roscommon mob' - Joe Frazier's nightmare music tour of Ireland
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

Empty venues, held at gunpoint and caught in an 'unruly Roscommon mob' - Joe Frazier's nightmare music tour of Ireland

2 hours ago 16,574 Views 11 Comments

Months after beating Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier fronted a band that toured 10 venues in Ireland. It could hardly have gone worse.

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number

3 hours ago 12,839 Views 7 Comments

The department does not contact members of the public using the number.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'

3 hours ago 18,319 Views 3 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

3 hours ago 8,814 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

4 hours ago 9,277 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process
# Spruced Up
# Spruced Up

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process

4 hours ago 11,347 Views 10 Comments

Records released to Noteworthy show that the State was warned it is not doing enough to ensure environmental risks from forestry “are a thing of the past”.

Explainer: Why is the UK dithering over whether to use Covid passports, and how does it affect Ireland?
# Digital Green Certificates
# Digital Green Certificates

Explainer: Why is the UK dithering over whether to use Covid passports, and how does it affect Ireland?

5 hours ago 16,836 Views 42 Comments

Covid passports are vaccine passports by a different name, at worst, and at best – a quick ticket back to normality.

Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath

5 hours ago 24,796 Views 5 Comments

Ten locations in Duleek, Trim and Dublin were searched yesterday.

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress
# Whelan In The Years
From The42
# Whelan In The Years

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress

5 hours ago 11,950 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Emily Whelan took her chance against Denmark. Another could come against Belgium this evening.

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout

5 hours ago 16,376 Views 36 Comments

Some in government are concerned that bureaucracy will prevent short-notice additional hires that may be needed later on.

Covid-19 restrictions set to be eased slightly from tomorrow
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions set to be eased slightly from tomorrow

6 hours ago 40,180 Views 39 Comments

People will be able to travel within their own county for non-essential purposes.

'Enough is enough now - I need my passport back': Months of frustration as Passport Office backlog stands at 83,000
# Level 5
# Level 5

'Enough is enough now - I need my passport back': Months of frustration as Passport Office backlog stands at 83,000

12 hours ago 61,030 Views 70 Comments

Applicants who submitted documents as far back as November and December are still waiting to get them back.

Yesterday’s News

Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta
# The Masters
From The42
# The Masters

Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta

Updated 14 hours ago 46,024 Views 17 Comments

Lowry was tied for 20th behind clubhouse leader after three rounds.

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
# No Sugar
# No Sugar

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?

14 hours ago 56,533 Views 20 Comments

You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

16 hours ago 39,653 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

16 hours ago 11,437 Views 0 Comments

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

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter

17 hours ago 53,138 Views 127 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men beat the defending champions to surge into the final four of the Champions Cup.

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing

17 hours ago 15,806 Views 0 Comments

A man (30s) was arrested on Wednesday in relation to the incident and has since been charged.

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
# W6N
From The42
# W6N

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff

17 hours ago 23,287 Views 12 Comments

The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38
# Nikki Grahame
# Nikki Grahame

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

18 hours ago 166,448 Views 28 Comments

She appeared on the reality show in 2006.

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup
# Myanmar Coup
# Myanmar Coup

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup

18 hours ago 8,946 Views 10 Comments

The US wants the UN to issue a resolution to pressure the military junta to restore democracy.

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

19 hours ago 58,623 Views 49 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Funeral for Prince Philip set for April 17, with tributes being paid across the UK today
# Prince Philip
# Prince Philip

Funeral for Prince Philip set for April 17, with tributes being paid across the UK today

Updated 19 hours ago 45,009 Views 69 Comments

Flags will fly at half-mast in UK government buildings until the morning after Prince Philip’s funeral.

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant
# French Police
# French Police

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant

19 hours ago 22,530 Views 20 Comments

Participants were shown enjoying caviar and champagne at the event costing €220 per person.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland

20 hours ago 96,400 Views 138 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

'Add a greater degree of protection': Taoiseach explains decision to add 16 countries to hotel quarantine list
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

'Add a greater degree of protection': Taoiseach explains decision to add 16 countries to hotel quarantine list

Updated 20 hours ago 110,782 Views 255 Comments

Discussions between the officials have been taking place throughout the week.

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion
# La Soufriere
# La Soufriere

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion

21 hours ago 19,987 Views 6 Comments

The volcano, which last erupted in 1979, kept rumbling as experts warned that explosive eruptions could continue for days.

'Another glass ceiling has been shattered': Trinity College elects first female provost in 429-year history
# LINDA DOYLE
# LINDA DOYLE

'Another glass ceiling has been shattered': Trinity College elects first female provost in 429-year history

22 hours ago 32,367 Views 26 Comments

Doyle will take over the role from Patrick Prendergast in August.

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall

Updated 22 hours ago 33,824 Views 41 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid described the figures as a ‘good start to the weekend’.

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast

Updated 23 hours ago 25,283 Views 0 Comments

Leaders have continued to call for an end to tensions in the North.

Weather set to remain cold throughout the weekend, with chances of wintery showers and thunderstorms today
# Wrap Up
# Wrap Up

Weather set to remain cold throughout the weekend, with chances of wintery showers and thunderstorms today

23 hours ago 12,334 Views 4 Comments

It’s set to be between 5 and 8 degrees this afternoon, and will drop further tonight.

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Sat 12:18 PM 21,986 Views 3 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Sat 12:09 PM 14,671 Views 54 Comments

The agreement was signed 23 years ago today.

Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning
# Donegal Crash
# Donegal Crash

Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning

Sat 11:55 AM 16,192 Views 2 Comments

The woman has since been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital, with Gardaí preserving the scene.

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