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Man hospitalised after assault in Dublin City on Saturday night
# Assault
# Assault

Man hospitalised after assault in Dublin City on Saturday night

37 minutes ago 4,272 Views 3 Comments

The investigation is ongoing after the assault left the man with serious head injuries.

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm
# Dairy Farming
# Dairy Farming

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm

1 hour ago 6,242 Views 5 Comments

There are plans to extend the strategy to 5,000 dairy farms.

Jeffrey Donaldson set to announce fresh DUP leadership bid
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Jeffrey Donaldson set to announce fresh DUP leadership bid

2 hours ago 8,660 Views 12 Comments

The Lagan Valley MP is not expected to be challenged following a bruising party leadership last month.

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family
# Dublin
# Dublin

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family

Updated 2 hours ago 22,326 Views 0 Comments

The inquest has been adjourned as the GSOC investigation is ongoing.

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian

3 hours ago 15,433 Views 43 Comments

Kiwi officials made a groundbreaking call on ‘a highly sensitive and complex issue.’

Justice minister promises action on licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality 'if necessary'
# Heather Humphreys
# Heather Humphreys

Justice minister promises action on licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality 'if necessary'

3 hours ago 11,102 Views 44 Comments

Questions have been raised about the legality of selling alcohol to customers in on-street seating.

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal
# Tokyo
From The42
# Tokyo

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal

3 hours ago 3,367 Views 3 Comments

Competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge though.

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old

4 hours ago 23,847 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Murphy is missing from his home in Tallaght since Saturday afternoon.

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?

4 hours ago 22,008 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí warned yesterday that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants.

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar
# Dublin
# Dublin

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar

4 hours ago 21,401 Views 0 Comments

The youth was arrested for handling suspected stolen property.

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain

5 hours ago 39,693 Views 15 Comments

Sheikha Latifa had tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India.

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight

5 hours ago 24,810 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead shortly after midnight.

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
# Pandemic Payments
# Pandemic Payments

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

5 hours ago 12,711 Views 25 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years
# Social Justice Ireland
# Social Justice Ireland

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years

5 hours ago 9,513 Views 19 Comments

The average price of homes bought by institutions also increased dramatically from 2016 to 2019, from €229,627 to €304,811.

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama
# Tropical Depression
# Tropical Depression

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama

6 hours ago 9,427 Views 3 Comments

The deaths occurred amid drenching rains from Tropical Depression Claudette in Alabama and Georgia.

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents

7 hours ago 7,960 Views 0 Comments

There have been a number of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in this city so far this Pride Month.

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine

7 hours ago 15,435 Views 69 Comments

Hesitancy over Covid-19 vaccines has waned, with those “unsure” down 14 points since January.

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open

12 hours ago 33,780 Views 14 Comments

Rahm finished a shot clear of Louis Oosthuizen after a dramatic final day at Torrey Pines.

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands

13 hours ago 17,623 Views 5 Comments

Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day

15 hours ago 48,772 Views 17 Comments

A quiz about dads.

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours
# Cats Get The Cream
From The42
# Cats Get The Cream

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours

16 hours ago 17,676 Views 6 Comments

The old foes contested for the top tier crown at Croke Park.

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants

16 hours ago 40,556 Views 90 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that gardaí will act with ‘discretion’ on the issue.

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought

17 hours ago 48,343 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while renovating a new house with her partner.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

17 hours ago 11,823 Views 0 Comments

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

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin

18 hours ago 34,885 Views 50 Comments

Three men were taken to hospital yesterday.

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Next Stop Tokyo
From The42
# Next Stop Tokyo

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics

19 hours ago 48,134 Views 40 Comments

Ireland beat France 28-19 in the final of the Olympic qualification repechage.

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes

19 hours ago 17,526 Views 8 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation
# Streaming
# Streaming

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation

19 hours ago 24,193 Views 21 Comments

The proposal is expected to be set out in a broadcasting white paper.

Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle
# Carlow Nationalist
# Carlow Nationalist

Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle

20 hours ago 45,376 Views 6 Comments

The Carlow Nationalist failed to show the story was supported by verifiable sources.

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

21 hours ago 17,448 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed
# Housing
# Housing

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed

23 hours ago 21,628 Views 113 Comments

Yesterday the Tánaiste told the Fine Gael Ard Fhéis that he was setting a target of 70% home-ownership.

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 1:11 PM 57,016 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister
# Chris Hazzard
# Chris Hazzard

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister

Sun 12:22 PM 24,766 Views 39 Comments

MP Chris Hazzard has said Sinn Féin will have ‘no demands’ other than a commitment to agreements already made.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

Updated Sun 11:30 AM 49,908 Views 39 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll

Sun 11:25 AM 32,497 Views 151 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

Sun 10:46 AM 34,901 Views 69 Comments

Today is Father’s Day but does it matter to you?

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
# Covid19
# Covid19

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns

Sun 10:04 AM 28,220 Views 26 Comments

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names
# Making Their Mark
From The42
# Making Their Mark

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names

Sun 10:03 AM 33,291 Views 2 Comments

The original Tom Markham risked his life for Irish freedom before his work as a GAA activist resulted in the All-Ireland MFC trophy being named in his honour. A century on, his great-grandson is brokering major deals in English football.

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

Sun 9:47 AM 17,888 Views 9 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

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