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Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears

14 minutes ago 649 Views 0 Comments

The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system
# Red List
# Red List

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system

15 minutes ago 1,607 Views 3 Comments

It believes the matter could impact EU law.

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market
# BOI Talks
# BOI Talks

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market

Updated 47 minutes ago 71,053 Views 159 Comments

The Financial Services Union will request an “urgent meeting” with the banks.

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway
# Bothar Na DTreabh
# Bothar Na DTreabh

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway

50 minutes ago 5,790 Views 2 Comments

The driver was ejected from the car on the M18 motorway.

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HSE says people in their 60s have ‘much more to fear’ from Covid-19 than AstraZeneca vaccine
# Colm Henry
# Colm Henry

HSE says people in their 60s have ‘much more to fear’ from Covid-19 than AstraZeneca vaccine

1 hour ago 4,774 Views 12 Comments

Cases of blood clotting are ‘extraordinarily rare’.

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth
# High Court
# High Court

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth

1 hour ago 5,798 Views 10 Comments

16-year-old Kameela Kuye from Cork took the case against the HSE through her father Jimmy

Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'

Updated 1 hour ago 18,333 Views 57 Comments

In Ireland, it was confirmed last night that four variants of concern had been identified in mandatory hotel quarantine

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown
# Grand Final Preview
From The42
# Grand Final Preview

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown

2 hours ago 6,202 Views 1 Comment

It’s Ailish Considine and Adelaide Crows versus Orla O’Dwyer and Brisbane Lions.

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

3 hours ago 8,788 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

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Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192

4 hours ago 22,771 Views 31 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE this morning.

Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy
# Police Shooting
# Police Shooting

Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy

4 hours ago 36,672 Views 80 Comments

Footage reveals 13-year-old Adam Toledo dropped a handgun and raised his empty hands.

Poll: Are you planning a domestic summer holiday?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you planning a domestic summer holiday?

4 hours ago 27,768 Views 69 Comments

Both Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin have spoken about plans to reopen the hospitality sector for the summer.

Australian court rules Google misled mobile users about how it gathered their location data
# Android
# Android

Australian court rules Google misled mobile users about how it gathered their location data

5 hours ago 4,956 Views 1 Comment

Google is considering an appeal of the ruling.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 8 At 8
# 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Friday

Updated 5 hours ago 8,958 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Eight people killed and multiple injuries after gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in US
# Indianapolis
# Indianapolis

Eight people killed and multiple injuries after gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in US

5 hours ago 21,161 Views 67 Comments

The shooting occurred in the city of Indianapolis.

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests

6 hours ago 5,496 Views 5 Comments

1.7 million people turned out for the demonstration in 2019.

Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers seek to delay sex-trafficking trial after prosecutors bring new charges
# New York
# New York

Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers seek to delay sex-trafficking trial after prosecutors bring new charges

6 hours ago 14,435 Views 0 Comments

She has sought a minimum three-month delay.

Frost and Sefcovic seek solutions for Northern Ireland Brexit issues
# Brexit
# Brexit

Frost and Sefcovic seek solutions for Northern Ireland Brexit issues

7 hours ago 6,747 Views 7 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost and European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic have met in Brussels.

New hate crime bill with tough sentences gets government approval
# Incitement To Hatred
# Incitement To Hatred

New hate crime bill with tough sentences gets government approval

7 hours ago 13,230 Views 38 Comments

Minister McEntee said the constitutional rights of freedom of expression and of association will be respected in the new legislation.

Deloitte announces plans for 300 new jobs in Ireland
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Deloitte announces plans for 300 new jobs in Ireland

7 hours ago 15,700 Views 7 Comments

The majority of the roles will be in consulting, 100 of which are being recruited immediately.

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes
# AMRI
# AMRI

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes

8 hours ago 10,281 Views 0 Comments

The Association of Mixed Race Irish has asked the United Nations to visit Ireland and investigate institutional racism here.

Valproate scandal: Parents feel failed by State over drug that harmed their children
# Risk To Baby
# Risk To Baby

Valproate scandal: Parents feel failed by State over drug that harmed their children

14 hours ago 33,779 Views 9 Comments

Noteworthy finds that pleas for help from women impacted by valproate (Epilim) continue to be dismissed.

Yesterday’s News

Hundreds of thousands of Londoners tested amid South African variant fears
# Variant Of Concern
# Variant Of Concern

Hundreds of thousands of Londoners tested amid South African variant fears

15 hours ago 38,577 Views 45 Comments

Some 44 confirmed cases of the variant have been found in south London, with a further 30 probable cases identified.

R Kelly to be moved to New York ahead of trial in summer over alleged sex trafficking

R Kelly to be moved to New York ahead of trial in summer over alleged sex trafficking

15 hours ago 25,124 Views 0 Comments

The singer has been held in Chicago where he faces a separate trial.

Manchester United cruise into Europa League semis after Granada win
# Cruise Control
From The42
# Cruise Control

Manchester United cruise into Europa League semis after Granada win

15 hours ago 21,444 Views 18 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side win 2-0 on the night, 4-0 on aggregate.

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
# Courts
# Courts

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison

16 hours ago 26,444 Views 0 Comments

The case has been heard before the High Court.

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Gardaí seize firearm and four magazines in Dublin
# Cherry Orchard
# Cherry Orchard

Gardaí seize firearm and four magazines in Dublin

16 hours ago 17,312 Views 10 Comments

€5,000 worth of suspected cocaine was also seized.

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
# Factfind
# Factfind

Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like

16 hours ago 30,083 Views 25 Comments

The government’s National Remote Work Strategy says that remote working will be a “permanent feature” after Covid-19.

Tánaiste 'increasingly confident' that indoor and outdoor dining will reopen during the summer
# Tourism
# Tourism

Tánaiste 'increasingly confident' that indoor and outdoor dining will reopen during the summer

Updated 17 hours ago 51,440 Views 61 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that it is “increasingly evident that outdoor dining is much safer than indoor”.

‘Better than anything we could have hoped for’: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Takeaways
# Takeaways

‘Better than anything we could have hoped for’: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

17 hours ago 50,793 Views 67 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what we learned from NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

17 hours ago 7,606 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what made the news headlines.

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal
# Public Health
# Public Health

84 public health consultant roles to be created under proposed Dept Health and IMO deal

17 hours ago 10,566 Views 7 Comments

It’s understood that the IMO will recommend the agreement to their members.

Your evening longread: Why millions turn to this psychologist to help solve their relationship problems
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why millions turn to this psychologist to help solve their relationship problems

17 hours ago 10,711 Views 1 Comment

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

Fully vaccinated people are to be exempt from mandatory hotel quarantine
# Mhq
# Mhq

Fully vaccinated people are to be exempt from mandatory hotel quarantine

18 hours ago 72,395 Views 112 Comments

The Minister for Health made the announcement this evening.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

18 hours ago 13,997 Views 21 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Northern Ireland: Hairdressers to reopen from next Friday, indoor pubs & restaurants from 24 May
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland: Hairdressers to reopen from next Friday, indoor pubs & restaurants from 24 May

Updated 18 hours ago 84,116 Views 66 Comments
  • The executive has signed off on a plan with three key relaxation dates - 23 April, 30 April and 24 May.
  • Northern Ireland marked reaching one million Covid-19 vaccines last weekend.
  • Yesterday, Health Minister Robin Swann said the “scales are tipping” in favour of accelerating the pace of the exit from lockdown.
Four new walk-in Covid-19 test centres will open this week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Four new walk-in Covid-19 test centres will open this week

18 hours ago 28,275 Views 26 Comments

Three of the centres will be located in Dublin and the fourth one will be located in Cahir, Co Tipperary.

King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era
# Blues
From The42
# Blues

King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era

18 hours ago 17,571 Views 7 Comments

The Blues ripped up the Super 12 in 2003 with a thrilling group of players.

Woman in serious condition after seven people injured in two-car collision in Co Louth
# Crash
# Crash

Woman in serious condition after seven people injured in two-car collision in Co Louth

18 hours ago 21,622 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on the R174 at Blackgate, Ravensdale at approximately 3.50pm.

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