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The 8 at 8: Wednesday
# 8 At 8
# 8 At 8

The 8 at 8: Wednesday

44 minutes ago 2,094 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

46 minutes ago 4,252 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested yesterday morning.

Five-year-long detainment of British woman in Iran 'blot on British diplomacy', husband says
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Five-year-long detainment of British woman in Iran 'blot on British diplomacy', husband says

58 minutes ago 3,868 Views 1 Comment

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s sentence is scheduled to end this weekend.

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored

1 hour ago 4,371 Views 5 Comments

The MEP says China’s holding of Richard O’Halloran against his will is an outrageous breach of human rights.

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Decision to stop work on border control posts can only be overturned by courts - Foster
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Decision to stop work on border control posts can only be overturned by courts - Foster

1 hour ago 5,551 Views 3 Comments

Arlene Foster has rejected the suggestion that DUP Agriculture Minister Gordon Lyons could be overruled by the wider Stormont Executive.

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

1 hour ago 3,739 Views 13 Comments

Teachers are to be prioritised.

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo
# Turner's Cross
From The42
# Turner's Cross

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo

1 hour ago 1,768 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Nicole Turner is targeting the podium at this summer’s Paralympic Games.

13 of 25 people crammed into SUV killed after vehicle collides with lorry in California
# California
# California

13 of 25 people crammed into SUV killed after vehicle collides with lorry in California

1 hour ago 15,601 Views 4 Comments

Most of the dead were Mexicans, a Mexican official said.

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'
# Glengarriff
# Glengarriff

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'

1 hour ago 14,948 Views 10 Comments

The project started afresh with a different sculptor but “artistic differences” have arisen.

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system
# Ireland
# Ireland

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system

2 hours ago 7,803 Views 10 Comments

The documentary airs tonight.

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?
# Adrenochrome
# Adrenochrome

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?

8 hours ago 28,221 Views 0 Comments

A false claim involving the chemical, RTÉ and dead infants was made at Saturday’s protest.

Yesterday’s News

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade
# Reparations
# Reparations

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade

9 hours ago 11,203 Views 35 Comments

Mayor Marvin Rees said the conversation on race will be complex, but that should not stop it taking place.

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick

10 hours ago 66,465 Views 174 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene and dispersed the crowds.

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last

Updated 10 hours ago 22,057 Views 17 Comments

The powersharing administration faced criticism for not attaching dates to its pathway to recovery.

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
From The42
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

10 hours ago 23,923 Views 12 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

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US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions
# Navalny
# Navalny

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions

10 hours ago 8,729 Views 17 Comments

This is Biden’s first major actiona gainst Russia during his presidency.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

11 hours ago 9,294 Views 0 Comments

Davy stockbrokers, Pontin’s and President Higgins’ new puppy made headlines today.

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'
# Analysis
# Analysis

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'

11 hours ago 28,452 Views 0 Comments

Two decades on from a landmark case in Britain, discrimination is still an everyday experience for Travellers, writes legal affairs journalist CJ McKinney.

Your evening longread: Kazuo Ishiguro on his incredible career
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Kazuo Ishiguro on his incredible career

11 hours ago 11,387 Views 4 Comments

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

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s
# Abuse
# Abuse

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s

12 hours ago 25,184 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere from 1969 until 1978. He died in 2000.

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Family members of women affected by CervicalCheck controversy to get medical cards for 5 year period
# Cervicacheck
# Cervicacheck

Family members of women affected by CervicalCheck controversy to get medical cards for 5 year period

12 hours ago 15,570 Views 19 Comments

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly brought a memo to Cabinet today to extend the access to the cards for a further three years.

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# World Cup 2030
# World Cup 2030

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

13 hours ago 15,273 Views 47 Comments

Micheál Martin said the Irish government would be “very happy to co-operate” with the UK.

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth

13 hours ago 19,512 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred on the R173 this afternoon.

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

13 hours ago 6,283 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns

13 hours ago 25,241 Views 20 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

Bunny Wailer, founding member of The Wailers, dies aged 73
# REGGAE Icon
# REGGAE Icon

Bunny Wailer, founding member of The Wailers, dies aged 73

14 hours ago 14,224 Views 5 Comments

The singer formed The Wailers in 1963 with late superstars Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated 14 hours ago 25,980 Views 26 Comments

The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland

14 hours ago 98,848 Views 111 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this is the lowest number of cases reported in a single day since mid-December.

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times
# Sé Mo Laoch
# Sé Mo Laoch

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times

15 hours ago 82,501 Views 75 Comments

Misneach, meaning courage, is five months old.

Stephen Donnelly: 'Large majority of 85s and over' will have received first Covid vaccine dose by Sunday
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Stephen Donnelly: 'Large majority of 85s and over' will have received first Covid vaccine dose by Sunday

15 hours ago 21,834 Views 73 Comments

Stephen Donnelly is appearing before the Oireachtas Health Committee to answer questions from TDs.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

15 hours ago 6,936 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media
# Ciaran Mcintyre
# Ciaran Mcintyre

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media

15 hours ago 34,273 Views 17 Comments

Ciaran McIntyre (24) denied ever meeting the girl.

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student

16 hours ago 14,328 Views 0 Comments

The action is a test case from about 50 other challenges by other Leaving Cert students.

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre

16 hours ago 20,993 Views 16 Comments

Nathan Harald was on bail att he time of the attack.

Gardaí arrest man over theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company
# Parade
# Parade

Gardaí arrest man over theft of €1.1 million from Dublin company

16 hours ago 54,378 Views 9 Comments

A lot of the money has been recovered.

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million
# The Banks
# The Banks

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million

16 hours ago 26,719 Views 24 Comments

The bank says the move will diversify its revenue streams and address gaps in its customer offerings.

Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident
# Ardreigh Lock
# Ardreigh Lock

Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident

Updated 17 hours ago 22,211 Views 8 Comments

A child was rescued from the water and treated at the scene by paramedics on Sunday.

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing
# Envoi Allen
From The42
# Envoi Allen

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing

Updated 17 hours ago 32,356 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has announced it will convene on Friday.

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Davy Stockbrokers
# Davy Stockbrokers

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

17 hours ago 28,027 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the fine relates to a transaction involving Anglo Irish Bank bonds and a Maple 10 developer.

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures
# FSAI
# FSAI

Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures

17 hours ago 9,894 Views 2 Comments

The FSAI said many unregistered businesses use social media platforms like Facebook to advertise their products.

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