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UUP leader describes comments by Leo Varadkar about united Ireland as unhelpful 'during a crisis'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

UUP leader describes comments by Leo Varadkar about united Ireland as unhelpful 'during a crisis'

Updated 18 minutes ago 13,830 Views 34 Comments

Doug Beattie was responding to comments made by Varadkar last night.

Facebook deletes former Xposé presenter's Instagram page over 'harmful' misinformation
# Aisling O'Loughlin
# Aisling O'Loughlin

Facebook deletes former Xposé presenter's Instagram page over 'harmful' misinformation

22 minutes ago 6,564 Views 12 Comments

The platform had deleted several of Aisling O’Loughlin’s posts recently.

Malaysian court overturns Nóra Quoirin inquest verdict
# Nóra Quoirin Inquest
# Nóra Quoirin Inquest

Malaysian court overturns Nóra Quoirin inquest verdict

Updated 46 minutes ago 17,479 Views 0 Comments

Nóra’s family have campaigned for a change in the original verdict.

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Anjelica Huston writes to Minister for Arts to save James Joyce's 'House of the Dead'

49 minutes ago 2,976 Views 3 Comments

The house was the setting for James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ and is set to be turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July
# Dbs
# Dbs

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July

56 minutes ago 12,110 Views 8 Comments

The by-election will fill the seat vacated by former minister Eoghan Murphy.

United Rugby Championship will be available to Irish fans on free-to-air TV
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

United Rugby Championship will be available to Irish fans on free-to-air TV

1 hour ago 6,547 Views 14 Comments

RTÉ and TG4 will both be showing games from the event.

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank

1 hour ago 5,808 Views 14 Comments

House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.

Remains found in submerged car in Cork Harbour confirmed to be that of man missing since 2004
# Cork
# Cork

Remains found in submerged car in Cork Harbour confirmed to be that of man missing since 2004

1 hour ago 13,694 Views 0 Comments

Barry Coughlan was last seen alive in Crosshaven on May 1, 2004.

1,200 inmates to receive Covid vaccines this week as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates to receive Covid vaccines this week as wider roll-out to prisons begins

2 hours ago 5,687 Views 14 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns
# Gb News
# Gb News

Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns

2 hours ago 15,051 Views 29 Comments

The new channel is regularly compared to a British version of Fox News.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

2 hours ago 5,283 Views 10 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

Join us on Thursday for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Join us on Thursday for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis

2 hours ago 1,749 Views 4 Comments

The panel will be hosted by reporter Cónal Thomas and kicks off at 7pm.

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

3 hours ago 11,848 Views 21 Comments

This year’s Bloomsday Festival will run all week with most events accessible online.

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on

3 hours ago 8,525 Views 10 Comments

All 24 teams at Euro 2020 signed a ‘concussion charter’ designed to improve the care of players during games.

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
# High Court
# High Court

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report

4 hours ago 10,526 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
  • The Government is set to argue that Lee and others taking legal action are not identifiable in the final report, Órla Ryan reports
  • It will also stress the fact that, although set up by the Government, the Commission acted independently
Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street

4 hours ago 8,559 Views 0 Comments

It comes after footage shared on social media showed demonstrators shouting abuse in the face of Newsnight political editor Nicholas Watt.

A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'

Updated 5 hours ago 11,808 Views 8 Comments

GOAL’s Yusuf Nural tells the stories of Syrian Refugees in Turkey ahead of the release of a moving new documentary and photo exhibition.

The unlikely pairing of a former judo athlete and an Italian football icon in Ireland
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

The unlikely pairing of a former judo athlete and an Italian football icon in Ireland

Updated 5 hours ago 24,815 Views 9 Comments

Manuela Spinelli on her abiding memories of working with Giovanni Trapattoni.

'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher

6 hours ago 8,196 Views 30 Comments

Minister O’Brien says the cost of damage caused by mica could exceed €1.5 billion.

Ombudsman for Children criticises Government and declares 2020 a 'devastating year' for young people
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

Ombudsman for Children criticises Government and declares 2020 a 'devastating year' for young people

6 hours ago 8,983 Views 19 Comments

The OCO said most complaints were centred around education in 2020 and particularly associated with the Leaving Certificate.

Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting
# Flare Up
# Flare Up

Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting

7 hours ago 11,257 Views 35 Comments

Isreal said the attack was in retaliation for incendiary balloons launched from the territory.

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin to meet for Geneva summit
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin to meet for Geneva summit

7 hours ago 8,389 Views 19 Comments

Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Growing up in Ireland: Latest results from study give in-depth look at lives of country's nine-year-olds

8 hours ago 15,169 Views 34 Comments

The new report looks at the lives of young people who were aged nine in 2017/2018.

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing

14 hours ago 18,898 Views 56 Comments

A meeting of the Oireachtas Transport committee last week heard from numerous experts advocating their use.

Yesterday’s News

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms

Updated 15 hours ago 36,703 Views 65 Comments

The HSE chief said it is planned that the second doses of AstraZeneca will be completed by 19 July.

Activist lands on pitch before Germany-France match, 'injures several fans'
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Activist lands on pitch before Germany-France match, 'injures several fans'

15 hours ago 48,902 Views 25 Comments

The stunt was a protest against German car manufacturer Volkswagen.

Brandon Lewis to explore ‘all options available’ on Irish language laws
# Dearg Le Fearg
# Dearg Le Fearg

Brandon Lewis to explore ‘all options available’ on Irish language laws

15 hours ago 11,480 Views 11 Comments

The NI Secretary said it was ‘vital’ that cross-community commitments to culture and language made in the New Decade New Approach deal are honoured.

French court fines Ikea €1m over campaign to spy on unions and customers
# Versailles
# Versailles

French court fines Ikea €1m over campaign to spy on unions and customers

15 hours ago 12,019 Views 11 Comments

Two former Ikea France executives were convicted and fined over the scheme and given suspended prison sentences.

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case

15 hours ago 13,350 Views 0 Comments

Suggestions that Weinstein instead be arraigned by video were also rejected.

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction
# Nft
# Nft

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction

16 hours ago 17,539 Views 11 Comments

Digitally-signed source code documents will go under the hammer as a non-fungible token.

France overcome Germany in clash of Euros heavyweights
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

France overcome Germany in clash of Euros heavyweights

16 hours ago 20,828 Views 17 Comments

An own goal by Mats Hummels was the difference between the teams.

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland take immediate effect
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland take immediate effect

Updated 16 hours ago 81,256 Views 74 Comments
  • Fully vaccinated people travelling from Great Britain will still need to self-quarantine for at least five days.
  • There are no self-quarantine requirements for those travelling from the North - unless a passenger is travelling from Britain via Northern Ireland.
  • In the week up to Monday, there were 2,270 new cases of Covid-19 - a drop of 21% on the previous week.
Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel
# House Of The Dead
# House Of The Dead

Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel

16 hours ago 15,643 Views 14 Comments

Actors gathered to mark their opposition to plans to turn the ‘House of the Dead’ into a hostel.

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears
# Adoption
# Adoption

Adopted people seeking records ‘should be provided with counselling supports’, committee hears

17 hours ago 5,891 Views 5 Comments

Tusla CEO Bernard Gloster has said the provision of counselling should be underpinned by law.

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated
# New York
# New York

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated

17 hours ago 19,498 Views 34 Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised fireworks across the state tonight in celebration of the progress.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

17 hours ago 6,225 Views 0 Comments

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

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of Planet Hollywood
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of Planet Hollywood

17 hours ago 17,814 Views 2 Comments

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

Army removes World War Two-era artillery shell found in north Dublin city centre
# Dublin
# Dublin

Army removes World War Two-era artillery shell found in north Dublin city centre

Updated 17 hours ago 40,928 Views 19 Comments

Nottingham Street was sealed off earlier while the shell was removed.

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August

18 hours ago 14,734 Views 9 Comments

Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.

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