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Today’s News

Teen arrested after woman held at gunpoint while out for walk in Drogheda
# Arrest
# Arrest

Teen arrested after woman held at gunpoint while out for walk in Drogheda

7 minutes ago 698 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?

46 minutes ago 5,626 Views 22 Comments

Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.

Taoiseach confirms cabinet will discuss tighter travel restrictions for UK amid Delta variant concerns
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Taoiseach confirms cabinet will discuss tighter travel restrictions for UK amid Delta variant concerns

1 hour ago 4,458 Views 10 Comments

Cabinet will examine a number of possible measures including quarantine as concerns grow around the spread of the Delta variant.

Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin

1 hour ago 6,603 Views 24 Comments

Eamon Ryan said people affected do need and will get government support.

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion

2 hours ago 8,060 Views 21 Comments

There will be 700 flexible carer jobs with 50 fulltime nursing, tutors and administrative staff roles nationwide.

Denmark's Eriksen says 'I'm fine' from hospital
# Update
From The42
# Update

Denmark's Eriksen says 'I'm fine' from hospital

2 hours ago 12,726 Views 16 Comments

The Inter Milan player made a social media post from hospital this morning.

Chinese scientist at center of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory
# China
# China

Chinese scientist at center of virus controversy denies lab-leak theory

3 hours ago 16,875 Views 34 Comments

Dr Shi Zhengli, of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, is an expert in bat coronaviruses.

'We'll see how hungry Zeebs is to start the season well, how he settles in'
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

'We'll see how hungry Zeebs is to start the season well, how he settles in'

Updated 3 hours ago 17,971 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell will look for Simon Zebo prove himself in Munster before any possible Ireland recall.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
# EU US Relations
# EU US Relations

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

3 hours ago 5,602 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

Canada: top military chief resigns over golf game controversy
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Canada: top military chief resigns over golf game controversy

3 hours ago 29,067 Views 3 Comments

Mike Rouleau admitted to playing golf with a retired former Chief of Staff being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct.

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots
# RCSI
# RCSI

Irish scientists identify how some Covid patients develop life-threatening blood clots

4 hours ago 29,100 Views 7 Comments

The work was led by researchers from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre
# Heroin Addiction
# Heroin Addiction

GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre

4 hours ago 6,265 Views 19 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern says there’s no excuse not to have injecting centres by now.

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds
# Emergency Legislation
# Emergency Legislation

'I'm not sure TDs were fully informed': High Court Master highlights issues with Covid legislation on vulture funds

5 hours ago 17,549 Views 13 Comments

Judge Edward Honohon questioned why a sunset clause was not set out in the emergency legislation.

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

5 hours ago 10,580 Views 16 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

11 hours ago 13,885 Views 6 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Suspect charged with terrorism for truck attack on Muslim family in Canada
# Ontario
# Ontario

Suspect charged with terrorism for truck attack on Muslim family in Canada

12 hours ago 6,872 Views 0 Comments

The family were out for a walk on 6 June when a truck driver ploughed into them on purpose, according to authorities.

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

13 hours ago 14,320 Views 10 Comments

Spain dominated the game but couldn’t hit the net.

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster
# The North
# The North

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster

Updated 13 hours ago 61,723 Views 82 Comments

The call comes as former DUP leader Arlene Foster stepped down as the North’s First Minister this morning.

Wyoming park rangers conduct search for missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin

Wyoming park rangers conduct search for missing Irishman Cian McLaughlin

13 hours ago 44,791 Views 7 Comments

The 27-year-old was last seen almost a week ago.

Religion in schools: 'My son was upset - a friend told him he wasn't going to heaven'
# LOSING FAITH
# LOSING FAITH

Religion in schools: 'My son was upset - a friend told him he wasn't going to heaven'

13 hours ago 23,325 Views 98 Comments
  • In part two of a deep dive into the stalemate in providing choice in primary education, Peter McGuire hears from parents and teachers.
  • Families speak of being forced into Catholic schools because of hours-long daily commutes to 'nearest' multi-denominational.
  • While 'opting out' of religious instruction is facilitated by many schools, many parents say their children feel isolated and upset.
Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks

13 hours ago 35,580 Views 44 Comments

It comes as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to delay reopening plans by four weeks.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

14 hours ago 10,760 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Dublin City Council passes large land rezone in Finglas despite opposition
# Housing
# Housing

Dublin City Council passes large land rezone in Finglas despite opposition

14 hours ago 26,732 Views 25 Comments

The rezoning provides for around 2,200 new residential units, but opposers raised concerns over affordability.

Your evening longread: How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters

14 hours ago 22,292 Views 0 Comments

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

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'
# 10s
From The42
# 10s

'It probably illustrates the way Ireland are looking to develop their attack'

15 hours ago 19,504 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s out-half situation was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Opinion: The pollster controversy should alert us to possible issues with political campaigning online

15 hours ago 5,179 Views 12 Comments

Ethan Shattock says the incoming Electoral Commission must address fake polling and inauthentic campaign behaviour by all parties.

Jailed opposition journalist brought before Belarusian foreign ministry news conference
# Raman Pratasevich
# Raman Pratasevich

Jailed opposition journalist brought before Belarusian foreign ministry news conference

15 hours ago 15,820 Views 5 Comments

The opposition said the appearance by Raman Pratasevich showed he is a hostage.

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps

15 hours ago 15,177 Views 2 Comments

Four people, including one child, died when their plane crashed into the mountain, one kilometer from where another pilot of a glider also died.

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant
# Van Morrison
# Van Morrison

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant

15 hours ago 25,399 Views 17 Comments

A row erupted after four gigs by Van Morrison at the Belfast hotel were cancelled at the last minute on Thursday.

Education minister says oral exam marking is still 'ongoing' after concerns students were treated unfairly
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Education minister says oral exam marking is still 'ongoing' after concerns students were treated unfairly

16 hours ago 20,243 Views 18 Comments

Concerns were raised today that some students did not receive fair treatment in the oral exams.

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

16 hours ago 16,380 Views 4 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Boris Johnson confirms England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Boris Johnson confirms England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears

17 hours ago 44,054 Views 46 Comments

Cases have significantly increased across Great Britain in the last three weeks.

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday

17 hours ago 45,109 Views 8 Comments

The hoax occurred in Terminal 1 after Portuguese chef Adriano Rocha missed two flights home.

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges

17 hours ago 28,220 Views 0 Comments

The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.

Watch: An early contender for Goal of the Tournament at the Euros
# Schick Strike
From The42
# Schick Strike

Watch: An early contender for Goal of the Tournament at the Euros

18 hours ago 42,358 Views 16 Comments

The astonishing long-range Patrik Schick effort doubled the Czechs’ lead against Scotland

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

18 hours ago 49,715 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar
# Panti Bar
# Panti Bar

Gardaí to view CCTV after homophobic graffiti daubed near popular Dublin bar

18 hours ago 29,133 Views 54 Comments

The incident happened overnight.

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings
# Savills
# Savills

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings

18 hours ago 53,175 Views 71 Comments

Savills asked viewers for ‘evidence of savings’ or mortgage approval in principle documents including full amounts.

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