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Today’s News

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations

6 minutes ago 199 Views 0 Comments

The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
# Ciaran Cannon
# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

26 minutes ago 5,044 Views 7 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

27 minutes ago 1,654 Views 1 Comment

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

46 minutes ago 27,852 Views 61 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

57 minutes ago 7,547 Views 7 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka

1 hour ago 9,557 Views 0 Comments

An inspector said the firm discharged 5,000 times the limit of glyphosate that should be in groundwater.

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

1 hour ago 18,763 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident
# Scrap
From The42
# Scrap

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident

1 hour ago 27,501 Views 10 Comments

Mayo and Galway players clashed as they left the field at half-time yesterday.

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

2 hours ago 10,654 Views 29 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

2 hours ago 9,231 Views 71 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
# Violence
# Violence

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

3 hours ago 9,349 Views 5 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021

3 hours ago 4,143 Views 8 Comments

Garda figures showed 82% of deaths occurred on rural roads with a speed limit of 80kmh or higher.

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue

3 hours ago 41,872 Views 19 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby is strongly suspected of having set up a fake profile.

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

4 hours ago 28,136 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment

4 hours ago 12,691 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned
# Education
# Education

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned

4 hours ago 10,336 Views 21 Comments

Norma Foley will bring a school reopening plan to Cabinet tomorrow.

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'

4 hours ago 20,510 Views 0 Comments

A man was conned out of the cash on a dating website.

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated 5 hours ago 41,717 Views 7 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
From The42
# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

5 hours ago 28,773 Views 12 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning
# Cloudy
# Cloudy

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning

Updated 6 hours ago 66,768 Views 54 Comments

It will be less warm today than in recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

7 hours ago 23,264 Views 66 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
# Rollercoaster
# Rollercoaster

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

7 hours ago 25,972 Views 30 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45
# Shane Parrish
# Shane Parrish

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45

7 hours ago 67,366 Views 13 Comments

Brummer’s body was discovered at his home in Sydney on Saturday.

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well

Updated 8 hours ago 61,264 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

9 hours ago 6,727 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

9 hours ago 13,640 Views 26 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated 9 hours ago 49,073 Views 115 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?

9 hours ago 24,553 Views 51 Comments

This year’s Games kicked off on Friday.

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore

9 hours ago 33,344 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

11 hours ago 17,219 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath
# Navan
# Navan

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath

11 hours ago 17,482 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in the townland of Mandistown, Drumconrath in Navan.

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa
# Tough Loss
From The42
# Tough Loss

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa

11 hours ago 21,709 Views 9 Comments

Another disappointing result for Irish boxing as Michaela Walsh’s Olympic debut ends in defeat.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal

12 hours ago 14,112 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened on the N14 between Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

12 hours ago 37,681 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final
# Going Swimmingly
From The42
# Going Swimmingly

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final

15 hours ago 17,252 Views 27 Comments

The Sligo woman is just the second Irish swimmer ever to make an Olympic final.

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel
# Long Term Leasing
# Long Term Leasing

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel

18 hours ago 31,008 Views 22 Comments
  • The Department of Housing recently signed off on the leasing deal between the Council and the developer, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • The move comes amid criticism of the State's reliance on expensive social housing leases.
  • Sinn Féin's Eoin O'Broin said "these kinds of expensive long-term leases are bad for social housing tenants."

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

20 hours ago 27,269 Views 8 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

20 hours ago 78,958 Views 13 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

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