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

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

44 minutes ago 4,207 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
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# Blunted Blades

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League after defeat to Wolves

2 hours ago 8,063 Views 16 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?

2 hours ago 22,942 Views 10 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 2 hours ago 43,427 Views 22 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.

Man arrested after woman in her 20s stabbed to death in Dublin
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Man arrested after woman in her 20s stabbed to death in Dublin

Updated 4 hours ago 84,703 Views 0 Comments

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

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Professor Ruairí Brugha: We've had issues with mandatory quarantine, but the alternative is unthinkable
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Professor Ruairí Brugha: We've had issues with mandatory quarantine, but the alternative is unthinkable

4 hours ago 13,423 Views 22 Comments

The public health expert says despite the issues around mandatory hotel quarantine, we should hold fast with the system.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

4 hours ago 7,364 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial over 2019 migrant standoff
# Matteo Salvini
# Matteo Salvini

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial over 2019 migrant standoff

5 hours ago 5,461 Views 0 Comments

Matteo Salvini tweeted that defending the country was the ‘sacred duty’ of every Italian.

Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months
# YFG Conference
# YFG Conference

Tánaiste backs school catch-up plan for students during summer months

5 hours ago 51,603 Views 69 Comments

Fine Gael is to launch a Youth Commission to consider how the party can “regain the top spot among voters under 35″.

Two men (20s) arrested in connection with fatal crash that killed one in Kerry
# Kerry Crash
# Kerry Crash

Two men (20s) arrested in connection with fatal crash that killed one in Kerry

5 hours ago 18,320 Views 0 Comments

The crash took place on the N22 at Dunrine, near Lawlor’s Cross on 12 January 2021

High Court rules that South African woman is being detained lawfully within hotel quarantine
# High Court
# High Court

High Court rules that South African woman is being detained lawfully within hotel quarantine

6 hours ago 20,486 Views 0 Comments

Charlene Heyns has been staying in mandatory hotel quarantine since she returned to Ireland on 9 April.

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 68,773 Views 89 Comments

The figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

Prince Philip funeral procession ends with Duke's coffin taken from chapel to royal vault
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Prince Philip funeral procession ends with Duke's coffin taken from chapel to royal vault

Updated 8 hours ago 100,016 Views 101 Comments

Prince Philip will be laid to rest at the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel following the funeral mass.

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England
# French Class
From The42
# French Class

Unstoppable France put eight tries past Ireland to book Six Nations decider date with England

8 hours ago 26,670 Views 44 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side hosted proceedings in Donnybrook this afternoon.

Exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine for fully vaccinated people now in operation
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

Exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine for fully vaccinated people now in operation

8 hours ago 16,433 Views 22 Comments

It comes after an additional 16 countries were added to the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station
# Space
# Space

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station

9 hours ago 15,988 Views 3 Comments

A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

Man (20s) assaulted by group of males in Longford Town last night
# Assault
# Assault

Man (20s) assaulted by group of males in Longford Town last night

10 hours ago 23,797 Views 20 Comments

The man was taken to Midlands Regional Hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not life threatening.

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges

10 hours ago 17,843 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges filed against her when she was arrested last July.

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials

Updated 10 hours ago 43,751 Views 111 Comments

The Health Minister has asked officials to determine if vaccinating younger people sooner would impact transmission.

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship From The42

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship

11 hours ago 26,272 Views 17 Comments

Ireland went down 56-15 to France in today’s clash at Energia Park.

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery
# Whole Lotto Money
# Whole Lotto Money

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery

11 hours ago 22,777 Views 28 Comments

The winning ticket was bought at a Circle K filling station in Kilkenny

Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year
# Summer Dining
# Summer Dining

Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year

11 hours ago 14,737 Views 17 Comments

Draft regulations would also remove a planning permission requirement to bring in awnings and coverings for outdoor dining.

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers

12 hours ago 16,696 Views 5 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night

Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip
# Funeral
# Funeral

Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip

13 hours ago 39,298 Views 144 Comments

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will take place later today.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

13 hours ago 11,687 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out

14 hours ago 9,959 Views 7 Comments

A former Prime Minister is causing trouble for the current one.

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism

14 hours ago 13,975 Views 15 Comments

The latest move gets rid of Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen to the US.

Tipperary's O'Dwyer crowned AFLW champion after win with Brisbane Lions
# Success Story
From The42
# Success Story

Tipperary's O'Dwyer crowned AFLW champion after win with Brisbane Lions

14 hours ago 28,225 Views 10 Comments

Brisbane Lions defeated Adelaide Crows 38-20 in the final.

Poll: Do you swim in the sea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you swim in the sea?

14 hours ago 38,193 Views 46 Comments

The lifting of the 5km travel limit opens up the possibility of a sea swim for more people.

'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown
# RTÉ Concert Orchestra
# RTÉ Concert Orchestra

'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown

15 hours ago 9,309 Views 5 Comments

We go behind the scenes with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

15 hours ago 9,363 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Merlin Sheldrake: 'Fungi are metabolic wizards - they can explore, scavenge and salvage ingeniously'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Merlin Sheldrake: 'Fungi are metabolic wizards - they can explore, scavenge and salvage ingeniously'

16 hours ago 7,478 Views 9 Comments

The biologist and writer shares an extract from his book Entangled Life.

'It takes a specific type of person to give 15 years of their lives to run that risk'
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

'It takes a specific type of person to give 15 years of their lives to run that risk'

16 hours ago 11,325 Views 3 Comments

What does it take to become an Olympian? Garry Doyle gets an insight from our leading athletes into the dedication required to make it to Tokyo.

NI announces 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for 'red list' arrivals
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI announces 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for 'red list' arrivals

17 hours ago 32,707 Views 37 Comments

The countries on the red list include Brazil, Kenya, South Africa and Venezuela.

Ambulance en route to sick child stood down after paramedic 'threatened colleague' during row
# Investigation
# Investigation

Ambulance en route to sick child stood down after paramedic 'threatened colleague' during row

17 hours ago 73,722 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were called to the ambulance station.

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?
# The Numbers
# The Numbers

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?

17 hours ago 22,614 Views 17 Comments

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said on Thursday that Ireland “is in a far better position” but that “we do have a way to go” yet.

'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'

17 hours ago 13,827 Views 10 Comments

Anna O’Flanagan and the Irish women’s hockey team ‘want to achieve what we know we’re capable of’ through a massive summer.

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It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?
# All Change
# All Change

It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?

Sat 12:05 AM 27,736 Views 15 Comments
  • All 60-69s to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Health officials hope the J&J jab will come back on stream this quarter
  • Government still confident of June vaccine target, Michelle Hennessy reports.

Friday 16 April, 2021

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport

Fri 10:35 PM 24,355 Views 27 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster has claimed today’s meeting did not happen due to a timing issue.

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