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Today’s News

It's bishop's 'right' to hold communions despite Covid advice, says Catholic Comms Office
# Church Vs State
# Church Vs State

It's bishop's 'right' to hold communions despite Covid advice, says Catholic Comms Office

15 minutes ago 1,735 Views 7 Comments

“The mission of the church cannot be put on hold indefinitely”, Bishop Kevin Doran said.

Off-duty garda believed she would die during assault by husband in her home
# Courts
# Courts

Off-duty garda believed she would die during assault by husband in her home

34 minutes ago 7,715 Views 0 Comments

The woman said after the attack she questioned herself about “where I did go wrong and why he would hate me so much”.

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount

1 hour ago 7,133 Views 25 Comments

The trial would see the provision of a two-way separated cycle track along the Strand Road.

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

1 hour ago 15,614 Views 35 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

Irish 4x400m mixed relay team set new national record to book place in Olympic final
# Fab Four
From The42
# Fab Four

Irish 4x400m mixed relay team set new national record to book place in Olympic final

1 hour ago 24,880 Views 13 Comments

Cillin Greene, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker and Chris O’Donnell set a new national record of 3:12.18.

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and asks that it continues for bank holiday weekend
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and asks that it continues for bank holiday weekend

2 hours ago 8,248 Views 35 Comments

As of Monday, customers can avail of indoor hospitality if they have proof of Covid-19 immunity.

Open Newsroom: How can Ireland improve public transport?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: How can Ireland improve public transport?

3 hours ago 3,031 Views 8 Comments

Is public transport safe for women? Can you commute from Dublin to Donegal? What happened to Ireland’s railways? We’ll answer these questions and more.

Davy Fitzgerald steps down as Wexford boss
# Purple And Go
From The42
# Purple And Go

Davy Fitzgerald steps down as Wexford boss

3 hours ago 33,733 Views 55 Comments

The Sixmilebridge man says the long commute is the main factor in the decision.

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
# Frontline
# Frontline

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says

4 hours ago 22,799 Views 72 Comments

The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.

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NI First Minister vows to 'resist' Westminster move to set up abortion services
# Paul Givan
# Paul Givan

NI First Minister vows to 'resist' Westminster move to set up abortion services

5 hours ago 14,618 Views 34 Comments

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis has directed ministers to take the steps to establish abortion services.

'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success
# Gold
# Gold

'I will always be proud of what I achieved': Michelle Smith congratulates rowers on success

5 hours ago 34,882 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Smith won three gold medals in the 1996 games.

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

6 hours ago 26,947 Views 37 Comments

August is almost upon us.

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way

6 hours ago 23,995 Views 12 Comments

Grab your umbrella if you’re heading out this morning.

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Japan to expand virus emergency one week into Olympics

6 hours ago 9,725 Views 3 Comments

“We need to send a strong message,” said Japan’s Health Minister Norihisa Tamura.

Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late

6 hours ago 24,511 Views 18 Comments

The Green Army conclude their group against reigning champions Great Britain on Friday.

One sexual assault count dismissed in Harvey Weinstein case
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

One sexual assault count dismissed in Harvey Weinstein case

7 hours ago 13,201 Views 0 Comments

Judge Lisa B Lench agreed that a count alleging sexual battery by restraint in May 2010 was too old, and outside the statute of limitations.

Leaders to discuss handling of Covid-19 across island during North-South council meeting

Leaders to discuss handling of Covid-19 across island during North-South council meeting

7 hours ago 4,501 Views 3 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will host the 26th plenary meeting of the NSMC today.

Opinion: It was wrong to prosecute a 68-year-old Dublin woman for growing cannabis
# DPP
# DPP

Opinion: It was wrong to prosecute a 68-year-old Dublin woman for growing cannabis

7 hours ago 18,593 Views 41 Comments

Dr Cian Ó Concubhair and Dr Ian Marder say the DPP and Gardaí need a more common-sense approach in their application of certain drug laws.

Woman charged with murder of baby boy in north Belfast earlier this week
# Ardoyne
# Ardoyne

Woman charged with murder of baby boy in north Belfast earlier this week

7 hours ago 29,680 Views 0 Comments

The woman has also been charged with the attempted murder of a young child.

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
# Update
From The42
# Update

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track

7 hours ago 32,340 Views 2 Comments

Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates
# Vaccination Uptake
# Vaccination Uptake

Selfie areas and pop-up clinics used in bid to boost the North's youth vaccination rates

8 hours ago 7,917 Views 23 Comments

Regional mass vaccination centres in Northern Ireland are closing for first doses 31st July

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win

Updated 8 hours ago 21,752 Views 12 Comments

Walsh beat Mervin Clair of Mauritius in his quarter-final bout.

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland
# Climate Security Threat
# Climate Security Threat

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland

14 hours ago 46,737 Views 102 Comments
  • Mellett, who holds a PhD in environmental governance, believes Ireland must act to prevent the impact of climate change.
  • The Chief of Staff said Ireland needs to lose its 'false sense of security'.
  • Mellett also believes that the State will have to play a role in battling climate breakdown.

Yesterday’s News

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs

15 hours ago 19,178 Views 7 Comments

Officers seized MDMA, ecstasy tablets and cannabis plants.

Adaptation of Graham Norton novel begins filming in West Cork
# Holding
# Holding

Adaptation of Graham Norton novel begins filming in West Cork

15 hours ago 33,782 Views 14 Comments

The four-part series directed by Kathy Burke stars some of Ireland’s best talent.

Georgie Kelly at the double as Bohs cruise on another famous European night
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Georgie Kelly at the double as Bohs cruise on another famous European night

16 hours ago 24,536 Views 16 Comments

Keith Long’s side set up third qualifying round clash with PAOK after making light work of F91 Dudelange with 4-0 aggregate win.

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow release
# The Avenger
# The Avenger

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow release

16 hours ago 60,714 Views 64 Comments

The actress’s potential earnings were tied to the box office performance of the film, which was released simultaneously in cinemas and on Disney+.

Gardaí investigating assault allegations following Temple Bar incident
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigating assault allegations following Temple Bar incident

16 hours ago 70,014 Views 0 Comments

A protest was held in Temple Bar this evening in relation to the incident on Monday.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

16 hours ago 18,362 Views 0 Comments

A letter from President Higgins, an incident in Temple Bar and a win in Tokyo made the headlines.

Nadine Lott's ex-partner demonstrated to gardaí how he delivered punches down on her
# Courts
# Courts

Nadine Lott's ex-partner demonstrated to gardaí how he delivered punches down on her

17 hours ago 23,419 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Murtagh also described how he wrapped the wire of a charger around his knuckles.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

17 hours ago 12,670 Views 16 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

President Higgins raises concerns about volume of legislation he's asked to consider in a short period
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

President Higgins raises concerns about volume of legislation he's asked to consider in a short period

Updated 17 hours ago 42,495 Views 93 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle and Cathaoirleach have said they “appreciated the concerns” raised by President Higgins.

RTÉ respond to 'inaccurate and misleading claims' about their Olympics coverage in Northern Ireland
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

RTÉ respond to 'inaccurate and misleading claims' about their Olympics coverage in Northern Ireland

17 hours ago 45,209 Views 50 Comments

Some politicians say it is ‘unfair’ and ‘unacceptable’ that RTÉ’s coverage is unavailable in Northern Ireland.

Commissioner says hundreds of crimes not investigated due to 999 call cancellations
# Emergency
# Emergency

Commissioner says hundreds of crimes not investigated due to 999 call cancellations

18 hours ago 14,388 Views 22 Comments

Almost 2,800 calls, with many relating to domestic abuse, were incorrectly cancelled.

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended
# Double Jabbed
# Double Jabbed

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended

18 hours ago 35,979 Views 19 Comments

The HSE says that a 17 day gap for Pfizer is “safe and effective”.

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

18 hours ago 10,060 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

Yellow weather warning issued for three southern counties as UK braces for Storm Evert
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Yellow weather warning issued for three southern counties as UK braces for Storm Evert

18 hours ago 22,711 Views 0 Comments

Storm Evert is set to barrel into the UK bringing “unseasonably strong winds and heavy rain”.

Inquiry into Malta journalist’s death blames state which 'created an atmosphere of impunity'
# Daphne Galizia
# Daphne Galizia

Inquiry into Malta journalist’s death blames state which 'created an atmosphere of impunity'

18 hours ago 6,868 Views 2 Comments

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family had sought the inquiry into the 2017 car bombing near the family home in Malta.

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