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Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Monday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated 19 minutes ago 4,071 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Israel believed to be behind cyberattack on Iranian nuclear plant
# Natanz
# Natanz

Israel believed to be behind cyberattack on Iranian nuclear plant

28 minutes ago 2,356 Views 0 Comments

Iran said yesterday that the site was hit by a terrorist act.

US police officer fired after black army officer pepper-sprayed at traffic stop
# Virgina
# Virgina

US police officer fired after black army officer pepper-sprayed at traffic stop

53 minutes ago 14,694 Views 12 Comments

The incident happened in Virginia in December.

New quarantine rules put Irish Open 'in trouble', says Shane Lowry
# Home Thoughts
From The42
# Home Thoughts

New quarantine rules put Irish Open 'in trouble', says Shane Lowry

54 minutes ago 5,152 Views 2 Comments

And the reigning British Open champion is forced to look for a new caddie to help his title defence preparations.

Spotlight

The Good Information Project: A Shared Island

Over the past four weeks, The Good Information Project – a new initiative from The Journal – has focussed on the question, What could a shared island look like?
'Our roadmap to freedom': English hairdressers and pubs re-open as restrictions ease across the UK
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Our roadmap to freedom': English hairdressers and pubs re-open as restrictions ease across the UK

1 hour ago 5,344 Views 16 Comments

There are variations in the way each part of the UK is easing restrictions today.

Travellers from three specific states are now permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine early
# Hotel To Home
# Hotel To Home

Travellers from three specific states are now permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine early

1 hour ago 14,572 Views 10 Comments

The requirement to quarantine in a hotel for arrivals from Israel, Albania and St Lucia has been lifted.

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return

1 hour ago 6,332 Views 20 Comments

A million students and staff are back in school today.

Here's everything you need to know about the Covid-19 restrictions changing from today
# Easing
# Easing

Here's everything you need to know about the Covid-19 restrictions changing from today

2 hours ago 34,286 Views 37 Comments

Restrictions around travel, outdoor meetings, schools and construction have been loosened.

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands

3 hours ago 9,678 Views 1 Comment

Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.

Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major
# Augusta
From The42
# Augusta

Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major

Updated 8 hours ago 37,085 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 21st.

Taoiseach awaits 'vaccine bounce' as two-thirds say his pandemic handling has been poor
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach awaits 'vaccine bounce' as two-thirds say his pandemic handling has been poor

9 hours ago 29,944 Views 31 Comments

New polling by Red C on behalf of The Journal shows that just one in three think Martin has handled the pandemic well

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Can you identify these Irish towns with shared placenames?
# Shared Ireland
# Shared Ireland

Quiz: Can you identify these Irish towns with shared placenames?

11 hours ago 55,757 Views 17 Comments

For the eagle-eyed amongst you.

Early goal defeats Ireland again but more encouraging signs ahead of World Cup qualifiers
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

Early goal defeats Ireland again but more encouraging signs ahead of World Cup qualifiers

12 hours ago 14,547 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side suffered a 1-0 loss against Belgium.

Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home

13 hours ago 36,041 Views 14 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard to build a new career while saving with her husband to renovate the family home.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

13 hours ago 10,473 Views 2 Comments

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

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession

13 hours ago 26,249 Views 0 Comments

Claims against the former student first emerged through online testimonies.

'The light is shining a little brighter': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'The light is shining a little brighter': The week in quotes

14 hours ago 13,059 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what.

Man United beat Tottenham to heap pressure on Mourinho
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man United beat Tottenham to heap pressure on Mourinho

14 hours ago 33,949 Views 70 Comments

The result consolidates the Red Devils’ hold on second place while hurting Spurs’ top-four hopes.

Seven people killed in earthquake on Java island
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Seven people killed in earthquake on Java island

14 hours ago 9,064 Views 1 Comment

The 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck yesterday afternoon.

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel
# Berlin
# Berlin

Two German conservatives declare bids in race to succeed Angela Merkel

15 hours ago 10,609 Views 2 Comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed she won’t be running for re-election.

Mouthwatering Champions Cup draw as Leinster pitted against La Rochelle in semis
# French Exchange
From The42
# French Exchange

Mouthwatering Champions Cup draw as Leinster pitted against La Rochelle in semis

15 hours ago 41,866 Views 59 Comments

Ulster will travel to Leicester Tigers in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup.

Two passengers who travelled from Israel to Ireland permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine
# High Court
# High Court

Two passengers who travelled from Israel to Ireland permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine

15 hours ago 63,790 Views 9 Comments

Israel has been removed from countries on the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 303 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 303 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated 16 hours ago 97,145 Views 113 Comments

This is the lowest number of daily cases since the middle of December.

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak
# Bangkok
# Bangkok

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases after nightlife outbreak

17 hours ago 46,999 Views 14 Comments

Officials warned that restrictions may need to be tightened to slow the spread of a fresh wave of infections.

Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout
# Natanz
# Natanz

Iran’s nuclear facility struck by 'suspicious' blackout

17 hours ago 23,572 Views 28 Comments

It is the latest incident to strike the site.

6 years ago, he was released by a Premier League club. Now, he's 'very, very thankful'
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

6 years ago, he was released by a Premier League club. Now, he's 'very, very thankful'

17 hours ago 53,917 Views 7 Comments

Evan Moran on the challenges of life as a footballer.

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

18 hours ago 13,020 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland hit a million vaccine doses in its rollout programme this week.

Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme
# Quinns
# Quinns

Drumcondra pub escapes demolition after Council refuses permission for new apartment scheme

19 hours ago 58,419 Views 47 Comments

The pub, which is near Croke Park, is regularly attended by GAA fans.

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships

Updated 19 hours ago 55,115 Views 16 Comments

Silver in Varese for Irish women’s four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh.

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

20 hours ago 34,327 Views 76 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'
# UK-Ireland
# UK-Ireland

Mary McAleese says Prince Philip's visit to Ireland was a 'mission to heal history'

20 hours ago 16,857 Views 43 Comments

McAleese said the Duke of Edinburgh was there to help further peace between the two countries.

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital
# Admissions
# Admissions

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital

20 hours ago 22,616 Views 15 Comments

Over 1,045,000 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland.

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo
# Cross
# Cross

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo

21 hours ago 24,046 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

Poll: Would you like to see 'vaccine passports' introduced in Ireland?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you like to see 'vaccine passports' introduced in Ireland?

21 hours ago 140,986 Views 262 Comments

It’s one measure being discussed as society reopens.

Empty venues, held at gunpoint and caught in an 'unruly Roscommon mob' - Joe Frazier's nightmare music tour of Ireland
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

Empty venues, held at gunpoint and caught in an 'unruly Roscommon mob' - Joe Frazier's nightmare music tour of Ireland

23 hours ago 33,884 Views 11 Comments

Months after beating Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier fronted a band that toured 10 venues in Ireland. It could hardly have gone worse.

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number

23 hours ago 20,308 Views 7 Comments

The department does not contact members of the public using the number.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'

Sun 9:00 AM 34,674 Views 6 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Sun 8:57 AM 13,594 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

Sun 8:45 AM 14,763 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process
# Spruced Up
# Spruced Up

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process

Sun 8:30 AM 17,449 Views 14 Comments

Records released to Noteworthy show that the State was warned it is not doing enough to ensure environmental risks from forestry “are a thing of the past”.

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