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Today’s News

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

1 minute ago 162 Views 0 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam
# Scam
# Scam

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam

18 minutes ago 6,827 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are aware of a scam in which people are asked to pay additional cost for customs clearance.

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland

20 minutes ago 29,475 Views 45 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed this evening.

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated 45 minutes ago 25,903 Views 32 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

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Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal
# London
# London

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal

1 hour ago 5,420 Views 18 Comments

Metropolitan Police confirmed that 14 people had been issued with fines after a protest this morning.

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19

1 hour ago 18,891 Views 18 Comments

Solson Payyappillil Saviour passed away over the weekend.

Spotlight

Mother and Baby Homes report

The report documents the harrowing and shameful treatment of young women and children at the hands of the Irish State.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

1 hour ago 3,744 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days

1 hour ago 5,698 Views 36 Comments

The advice is the same as that in place for Britain and South Africa.

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Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
# Study
# Study

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

1 hour ago 13,923 Views 4 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

Andy Reid steps down as Ireland U18s head coach to take role at Nottingham Forest
# New Job
From The42
# New Job

Andy Reid steps down as Ireland U18s head coach to take role at Nottingham Forest

1 hour ago 2,615 Views 1 Comment

The Dubliner thanked the FAI for the opportunity as he prepares for a fresh challenge with his former club.

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

1 hour ago 7,119 Views 3 Comments

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

'We can't leave them behind again': Harris asks everyone to 'dig deep' to get children with special needs back to school
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

'We can't leave them behind again': Harris asks everyone to 'dig deep' to get children with special needs back to school

1 hour ago 13,783 Views 35 Comments

“I was Minister for Health during the first lockdown of this country and it broke my heart that we didn’t address this properly the first time,”said Harris.

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

2 hours ago 8,523 Views 19 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit

2 hours ago 6,975 Views 13 Comments

“I wouldn’t say it’s a delay – I would say this is very much the new norm,” Tom Talbot of Revenue said.

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

2 hours ago 11,358 Views 4 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties
# Weather
# Weather

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties

2 hours ago 9,499 Views 0 Comments

There will be between 30-50mm of rain over a 24-hour period, Met Éireann said.

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday

Updated 2 hours ago 32,136 Views 62 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing
# Cross Border
# Cross Border

No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing

3 hours ago 4,768 Views 12 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill described the situation as ‘regrettable’.

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated 3 hours ago 65,111 Views 263 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees
# Unemployed
# Unemployed

Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees

3 hours ago 8,252 Views 6 Comments

Those on the PUP can sign up to courses without losing their payment.

Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month
# Brexit Impact
# Brexit Impact

Five more Irish ports to allow Northern Ireland fishing vessels to land from next month

3 hours ago 9,268 Views 7 Comments

The five new ports designated are Ros a Mhíl, Greencastle, Howth, Rathmullen and Burtonport.

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
# Security Checks
# Security Checks

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration

4 hours ago 9,811 Views 37 Comments

About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
# No Sympathy
From The42
# No Sympathy

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints

4 hours ago 19,128 Views 11 Comments

72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June
# PUP
# PUP

Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June

4 hours ago 6,186 Views 10 Comments

A total of 459,921 people will receive the payment this week.

There are now 2,023 people with Covid-19 in hospital
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

There are now 2,023 people with Covid-19 in hospital

Updated 5 hours ago 54,035 Views 81 Comments
  • Over 400 people with Covid-19 are receiving high-grade ventilation and respiratory support inside and outside of ICU.
  • 17 of Ireland’s 18 private hospitals have signed up to a “safety net” deal.
  • As of last Wednesday, 77,303 people have received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.
Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility
# George's Dock
# George's Dock

Council hits out at 'hostile' commentary around white-water rafting facility

5 hours ago 29,724 Views 74 Comments

The Council has written to elected members to explain the benefits of the controversial project.

Man (28) pleads guilty to murdering 11-year-old boy in southwest of country in November 2019
# Murder
# Murder

Man (28) pleads guilty to murdering 11-year-old boy in southwest of country in November 2019

5 hours ago 26,890 Views 0 Comments

The judge directed the preparation of a victim impact report and remanded the man in custody until 1 February.

Woman attacked with knife during assault by three teenagers in north Dublin
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Woman attacked with knife during assault by three teenagers in north Dublin

5 hours ago 25,264 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on Friday.

Man charged over Cork city robbery after being traced with 'find my phone' app
# Bishopstown
# Bishopstown

Man charged over Cork city robbery after being traced with 'find my phone' app

6 hours ago 20,071 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear in Cork City District Court this morning at 10.30am.

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?

7 hours ago 27,652 Views 74 Comments

There is no such levy on vacant housing in Ireland at the moment.

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors

8 hours ago 17,366 Views 24 Comments

Surveyors predict a 4% rise in house prices in Ireland in 2021.

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
# Giant
From The42
# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

8 hours ago 31,081 Views 5 Comments

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated 9 hours ago 14,017 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making the headlines this morning.

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic
# Citizens
# Citizens

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic

9 hours ago 22,039 Views 46 Comments

4,000 people awaiting citizenship will be able to finish the process by the end of March.

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence

10 hours ago 17,767 Views 0 Comments

The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.

Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Cases document foster children facing stress and isolation during Covid-19 restrictions

10 hours ago 10,804 Views 2 Comments

Social workers, parents, foster carers and children have experienced additional stress in the last six months.

Why is CervicalCheck using HPV tests instead of testing for all smear abnormalities?
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Why is CervicalCheck using HPV tests instead of testing for all smear abnormalities?

11 hours ago 21,336 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to Noirin Russell about some of the common questions about the change to the cancer screening programme.

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader
# Business Futures
# Business Futures

Looking at career options? TheJournal.ie and UCD Smurfit School have an MBA Scholarship for one reader

11 hours ago 10,002 Views 0 Comments

The newly launched two-year, part-time Modular Executive MBA begins in August 2021.

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
# Food Safety Authority
# Food Safety Authority

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020

18 hours ago 179,053 Views 30 Comments

The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Presidents of the United States?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about Presidents of the United States?

20 hours ago 57,072 Views 48 Comments

No history books allowed.

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