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

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

41 minutes ago 5,548 Views 22 Comments

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

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

2 hours ago 8,343 Views 25 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

2 hours ago 21,698 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?

2 hours ago 17,971 Views 24 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

2 hours ago 17,240 Views 6 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

2 hours ago 7,005 Views 1 Comment

“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

2 hours ago 17,312 Views 6 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

3 hours ago 9,727 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.

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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

3 hours ago 3,090 Views 1 Comment

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

3 hours ago 12,519 Views 27 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

3 hours ago 20,962 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

3 hours ago 27,406 Views 1 Comment

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

4 hours ago 6,099 Views 16 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 5 hours ago 18,707 Views 11 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

10 hours ago 39,499 Views 70 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

11 hours ago 17,002 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

12 hours ago 29,844 Views 14 Comments

Holding centres on a small village thrown into chaos bu the discovery of a body.

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

12 hours ago 22,796 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

12 hours ago 54,678 Views 62 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

12 hours ago 64,125 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

13 hours ago 17,328 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

13 hours ago 21,495 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?

13 hours ago 11,869 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 13 hours ago 40,430 Views 89 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

14 hours ago 42,135 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

14 hours ago 13,531 Views 21 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

14 hours ago 33,467 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?

14 hours ago 9,237 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

14 hours ago 21,991 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'

14 hours ago 6,497 Views 2 Comments

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

Facebook resolves dispute with Gavin Duffy over ads claiming he was dead
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook resolves dispute with Gavin Duffy over ads claiming he was dead

16 hours ago 20,647 Views 32 Comments

In a joint statement they said the misleading claims in these ads had been published by “malicious third-parties”.

The Explainer: What has sparked rare protests in Cuba?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What has sparked rare protests in Cuba?

16 hours ago 3,421 Views 3 Comments

Ruaridh Nicoll, a journalist based in Havana, joins us for this week’s episode.

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds

16 hours ago 10,172 Views 11 Comments

Four out of five teenagers surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual harassment in the last 12 months.

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel
# UK
# UK

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel

16 hours ago 25,354 Views 33 Comments

The number of people seeking to volunteer with the charity also increased, while some people withdrew their financial support.

'Singing’ priest Tony Walsh accused of sexually abusing a boy in Dublin in the 1980s
# Court
# Court

'Singing’ priest Tony Walsh accused of sexually abusing a boy in Dublin in the 1980s

16 hours ago 23,742 Views 0 Comments

Tony Walsh is charged with two counts of indecent assault of a male between January 1983 and December 1985.

Coronavirus: 1,361 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,361 new cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 43,251 Views 83 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Convicted rapist throws Bible at judge before being sentenced to 16 years for harassment
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted rapist throws Bible at judge before being sentenced to 16 years for harassment

17 hours ago 42,918 Views 37 Comments

Michael Murray had pleaded not guilty to making threats to kill against barristers who prosecuted him for rape in 2013.

FAI chief Hill targets World Cup wins and opens up on 'emotion' of Irish football
# FAI
From The42
# FAI

FAI chief Hill targets World Cup wins and opens up on 'emotion' of Irish football

Updated 17 hours ago 9,007 Views 3 Comments

Chief executive says he will push government hard to have 25,000 fans in Aviva Stadium for games against Azerbaijan and Serbia which he admits ‘Ireland have to win’.

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