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Today’s News

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League
# Dirty Dozen
From The42
# Dirty Dozen

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League

19 minutes ago 3,797 Views 22 Comments

Six English sides, including Manchester United and Liverpool, are involved in the proposed competition.

Quiz: How well do you remember these old telly ads?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you remember these old telly ads?

1 hour ago 26,053 Views 25 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years

Updated 2 hours ago 19,656 Views 9 Comments

There were 4,000 spectators in attendance at Wembley.

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €21K living at home because Galway rents are so high
# Finances
# Finances

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €21K living at home because Galway rents are so high

3 hours ago 26,392 Views 16 Comments

This week, our reader is glad to be still working during Covid and is trying to make his earnings work for him.

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Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
# On The Menu
From The42
# On The Menu

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week

3 hours ago 4,241 Views 0 Comments

Join the club, fellow sports lovers.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

4 hours ago 6,822 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt
# Train Derailment
# Train Derailment

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt

Updated 4 hours ago 6,253 Views 0 Comments

It is the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979
# Lord Mountbatten
# Lord Mountbatten

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979

4 hours ago 31,298 Views 67 Comments

Lord Mountbatten was killed in an IRA bomb attack in Co Sligo in August 1979.

'Is she dead or alive? I do not know': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Is she dead or alive? I do not know': The week in quotes

5 hours ago 17,052 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Man (20s) arrested as part of investigation into fraud and money laundering
# Operation Skein
# Operation Skein

Man (20s) arrested as part of investigation into fraud and money laundering

6 hours ago 17,449 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by Gardaí from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau after a search operation in Clondalkin.

Coronavirus: One death and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: One death and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

6 hours ago 84,614 Views 141 Comments

NPHET announced the figures in a statement this evening.

Reindeer bone found in Cork cave shows human activity in Ireland 33,000 years ago
# Castlepook Cave
# Castlepook Cave

Reindeer bone found in Cork cave shows human activity in Ireland 33,000 years ago

7 hours ago 49,893 Views 31 Comments

The bone fragment was found at Castlepook Cave near Doneraile in north Cork where a mammoth bone was discovered in 1972.

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway

Updated 7 hours ago 42,334 Views 48 Comments

The Champions League is set for a reform.

Kilkenny County Council paid phone bills of former employees for years, according to internal audits
# Kilkenny County Council
# Kilkenny County Council

Kilkenny County Council paid phone bills of former employees for years, according to internal audits

7 hours ago 40,198 Views 34 Comments

Audits also found that staff had not been logging absences and had not kept logs of what cars employees were driving.

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

8 hours ago 17,653 Views 25 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

Two arrested after gun, ammunition and cannabis seized in Dublin
# Baldonnel
# Baldonnel

Two arrested after gun, ammunition and cannabis seized in Dublin

9 hours ago 17,612 Views 14 Comments

The cannabis herb seized has an estimated street value of €40,000.

No plans to change vaccine rollout to prioritise younger cohorts, says Health Minister
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

No plans to change vaccine rollout to prioritise younger cohorts, says Health Minister

9 hours ago 28,517 Views 57 Comments

Donnelly said he asked about changing the plan due to a previous NIAC reccommendation.

16-year-old missing from Monaghan found safe and well
# Found
# Found

16-year-old missing from Monaghan found safe and well

10 hours ago 17,890 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí said the teenager has since been located.

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital
# Prison
# Prison

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital

11 hours ago 16,391 Views 35 Comments

The family of a terminally ill prisoner had expressed concern at the use of handcuffs in bringing him to hospital.

Tánaiste has spoken to gardaí about GP contract leak
# Leaking
# Leaking

Tánaiste has spoken to gardaí about GP contract leak

11 hours ago 14,886 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson said Leo Varadkar made a full statement to gardaí and “answered all questions”.

Tie for second earns Leona Maguire $125k in Hawaii in LPGA Tour career best finish
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Tie for second earns Leona Maguire $125k in Hawaii in LPGA Tour career best finish

11 hours ago 27,157 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile Seamus Power is three off the lead going into the final round in Las Vegas

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital decreases further to 176
# Hospital
# Hospital

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital decreases further to 176

12 hours ago 19,638 Views 66 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night.

Clouds and drizzle ahead for next few days as temperatures stay cool
# Grey Skies
# Grey Skies

Clouds and drizzle ahead for next few days as temperatures stay cool

13 hours ago 16,219 Views 4 Comments

But conditions are set to improve again from midweek onwards.

'Everyone's going through a lot right now. I'm lucky I can just launch myself off a diving board each day'
# One Day At A Time
From The42
# One Day At A Time

'Everyone's going through a lot right now. I'm lucky I can just launch myself off a diving board each day'

13 hours ago 13,559 Views 3 Comments

Oliver Dingley has learned to be kind to himself, taking lockdown in his stride as he targets the Tokyo Olympics.

Poll: Do you wear a face covering in busy outdoor places?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear a face covering in busy outdoor places?

14 hours ago 72,223 Views 101 Comments

The government recommends wearing one in crowded outdoor settings.

Man remains in custody after woman (20s) stabbed to death in Dublin
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Man remains in custody after woman (20s) stabbed to death in Dublin

Updated 14 hours ago 126,386 Views 0 Comments

The man (20s) is being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

14 hours ago 13,687 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Life among the Covid sceptics
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Life among the Covid sceptics

14 hours ago 17,938 Views 0 Comments

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

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues

15 hours ago 36,913 Views 31 Comments

Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

15 hours ago 11,146 Views 14 Comments

The countries said they are “committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”.

'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA
# About Time
From The42
# About Time

'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA

15 hours ago 16,037 Views 13 Comments

There’s a real concern that many youngsters won’t return to sport after the lengthy shutdown.

Two motorcyclists killed in separate crashes in Monaghan and Meath
# Motorcyclist
# Motorcyclist

Two motorcyclists killed in separate crashes in Monaghan and Meath

16 hours ago 28,106 Views 12 Comments

Both crashes occurred yesterday evening.

'We know we've put in a professional effort every week... Our commitment to the jersey isn't amateur'
# W6N
From The42
# W6N

'We know we've put in a professional effort every week... Our commitment to the jersey isn't amateur'

16 hours ago 15,493 Views 28 Comments

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin and out-half Stacey Flood reflect on Ireland’s defeat to France.

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet
# Israel
# Israel

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet

16 hours ago 37,568 Views 41 Comments

Masks will still be required indoors, however.

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories

23 hours ago 77,315 Views 0 Comments

Our reader documents her relationship with a partner who became an advocate of online conspiracy theories.

Yesterday’s News

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves
# Blunted Blades
From The42
# Blunted Blades

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves

Sat 10:29 PM 25,564 Views 22 Comments

A 1-0 loss at Molineux confirmed the inevitable with six games yet to play.

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?
# Moo
# Moo

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?

Sat 10:00 PM 64,906 Views 19 Comments

Can you tell your oinks from your baas?

Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil
# Soap Opera
From The42
# Soap Opera

Dundalk refuse to address reports coach Filippo Giovagnoli set for exit after day of turmoil

Updated Sat 10:00 PM 60,361 Views 28 Comments

Fans protested that the club is ‘run like a circus’ and manager Shane Keegan resigned earlier today with the club amid a wretched run of results.

Professor Ruairí Brugha: The current version of mandatory hotel quarantine is not fit for purpose
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Professor Ruairí Brugha: The current version of mandatory hotel quarantine is not fit for purpose

Sat 8:00 PM 25,381 Views 32 Comments

The public health expert says there are better, more creative ways to bolster the quarantine system and prevent the import of Covid.

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