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Today’s News

'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form
# GDPR
# GDPR

'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form

2 minutes ago 205 Views 0 Comments
  • A survivor's daughter says the approach is "incomprehensible" and raises "serious questions"
  • The woman's form is "littered with inaccuracies" and "in no way" captures her suffering
  • "In what world is rape or incest a relationship status?"

Yesterday’s News

Dublin and Kerry will share this year's league title after Dessie Farrell's team beat Donegal
# Division One
From The42
# Division One

Dublin and Kerry will share this year's league title after Dessie Farrell's team beat Donegal

2 hours ago 14,324 Views 13 Comments

Dublin saw off the challenge of Donegal on a score of 1-18 to 1-14 in tonight’s NFL semi-final.

Quiz: How much do you know about sausages?
# Silly Sausage
# Silly Sausage

Quiz: How much do you know about sausages?

2 hours ago 16,186 Views 13 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really really strange'
# Feelgood Film
# Feelgood Film

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really really strange'

4 hours ago 13,729 Views 7 Comments

We chat to Jan and Brian Vokes, the real-life couple behind the film Dream Horse.

Spotlight

The Commission: The fallout from the publication of the Mother and Baby Home report

The conversation around the issue has widened in recent weeks to include redress, legislation related to tracing and information and burials at the sites of the institutions.
Kerry fire home six goals as they cruise past Tyrone for Division 1 semi-final victory
# Goal Crazy
From The42
# Goal Crazy

Kerry fire home six goals as they cruise past Tyrone for Division 1 semi-final victory

Updated 5 hours ago 26,067 Views 11 Comments

Paul Geaney struck two of Kerry’s five first-half goals.

Christian Eriksen 'awake and in a stable condition' in hospital
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Christian Eriksen 'awake and in a stable condition' in hospital

Updated 5 hours ago 141,091 Views 86 Comments

Denmark’s game with Finland was temporarily suspended earlier this evening due to a medical emergency after Eriksen collapsed.

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse

6 hours ago 24,575 Views 24 Comments

“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

'A despicable act': Waterford Pride flags removed for the second time

7 hours ago 28,113 Views 0 Comments

A local LGBT+ group is urging the public to fly the rainbow flag from their home as a show of support.

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 431 new cases confirmed in Ireland

8 hours ago 51,058 Views 77 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

New York Times columnist's 'leprechaun' reference criticised by Irish Ambassador
# Daniel Mulhall
# Daniel Mulhall

New York Times columnist's 'leprechaun' reference criticised by Irish Ambassador

9 hours ago 41,572 Views 96 Comments

“So let me tell you about Apple and the leprechauns,” economist Paul Krugman wrote in reference to Ireland’s corporate tax regime.

EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute

Updated 10 hours ago 19,822 Views 79 Comments

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made the call as Boris Johnson met leaders from the bloc in Cornwall.

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution

Updated 10 hours ago 37,821 Views 46 Comments

Ministers are considering putting back the final easing of controls in England for four weeks as cases of the Delta variant surge.

Doris and Coombes show the future is very bright for Ireland at 8
# Depth
From The42
# Depth

Doris and Coombes show the future is very bright for Ireland at 8

10 hours ago 13,542 Views 17 Comments

The 23-year-old pair reminded Andy Farrell of their qualities last night in the Rainbow Cup.

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'

10 hours ago 27,684 Views 21 Comments

Michael Packard’s beyond-belief big fish yarn began when he was diving for lobster off the coast of the northeastern state of Massachusetts.

'I'm proud of Ireland's footballers': Taoiseach lends support to players who took the knee
# Euros
# Euros

'I'm proud of Ireland's footballers': Taoiseach lends support to players who took the knee

11 hours ago 22,978 Views 62 Comments

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban this week defended fans who booed Republic of Ireland players.

Stobart Air collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled
# Stobart Air
# Stobart Air

Stobart Air collapse: Staff 'devastated' after trading ceases with Aer Lingus regional flights cancelled

Updated 11 hours ago 121,658 Views 114 Comments
  • Aer Lingus is now communicating to customers to advise them of their options for refund or re-booking.
  • Trade union Fórsa called on the Government to “wake up to the ongoing crisis in Irish aviation”.
  • All 480 airline staff have been informed of the decision.
Opinion: How Ireland established links with China to secure Covid-19 medical support
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Opinion: How Ireland established links with China to secure Covid-19 medical support

13 hours ago 9,806 Views 14 Comments

In the early moments of the pandemic a group of CHinese experts took time to brief Irish doctors on what they knew so far about Covid-19, Paul O’Brien explains how those connections were made.

Two men arrested after €120k drugs and ammunition seized in Dublin
# Coolock
# Coolock

Two men arrested after €120k drugs and ammunition seized in Dublin

13 hours ago 11,997 Views 4 Comments

Two men in their 20s were arrested and are being held at Coolock Garda Station where they can be questioned for up to three days.

Poll: Who do you think will win Euro 2020?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win Euro 2020?

14 hours ago 38,589 Views 70 Comments

The competition got underway last night with Italy defeating Turkey 3-0.

Respect was hard won but departing Leinster man Michael Bent got there in the end
# Leaving Bash
From The42
# Leaving Bash

Respect was hard won but departing Leinster man Michael Bent got there in the end

15 hours ago 13,330 Views 3 Comments

The tighthead arrived to sneers in 2012 but bowed out of professional rugby last night as a much loved figure in the Leinster dressing room.

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE
# Honours
# Honours

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE

16 hours ago 30,401 Views 47 Comments

Adrian Hill emphasised the need to be prepared for other outbreaks.

Meet the Irishman with Wales at the European Championships
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Meet the Irishman with Wales at the European Championships

16 hours ago 25,092 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny sports scientist Ronan Kavanagh talks to The42.

Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week
# Week 2
# Week 2

Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week

16 hours ago 10,252 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí had given evidence about obtaining search warrants for phone records in relation to their investigation.

Open Thread: We want to hear your rental stories
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Thread: We want to hear your rental stories

Updated 16 hours ago 16,885 Views 57 Comments

We want to hear about your experience of renting and understand what policies and solutions people renting in Ireland would like to see implemented.

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend

17 hours ago 15,452 Views 7 Comments

Dublin Bus will be operating between these stations while improvement works take place.

China and Ireland's Relationship
Where are we now and where is it going?
'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas
# Commission
# Commission

'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas

23 hours ago 17,082 Views 0 Comments
  • Mother and Baby Home survivors say recent developments have silenced them all over again, Órla Ryan reports
  • One of the women taking legal action against the Commission's findings says she will continue to fight for justice
  • The commissioners have refused the latest invitation to appear before the Oireachtas Children's Committee
'It's not suitable housing for anyone, anywhere': Green light for another co-living development in Dublin despite ban
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's not suitable housing for anyone, anywhere': Green light for another co-living development in Dublin despite ban

Sat 12:05 AM 26,364 Views 55 Comments

A series of co-living developments have been given the go-ahead in Dublin in recent months.

Friday 11 June, 2021

Witness appeal after man (70s) dies after SUV crashes in Co Cork
# Midleton
# Midleton

Witness appeal after man (70s) dies after SUV crashes in Co Cork

Fri 10:44 PM 24,183 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened on a local road at Ballyedekin near Midleton.

Some prisoners had no access to a shower for 14 days while quarantining
# Isolation
# Isolation

Some prisoners had no access to a shower for 14 days while quarantining

Fri 10:41 PM 23,909 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has “poor adherence” with laws on handling prisoner complaints, report finds.

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics

Updated Fri 10:37 PM 33,816 Views 38 Comments

The leaders gathered in Cornwall will agree the ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’ tomorrow.

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data
# Data
# Data

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data

Fri 10:12 PM 19,805 Views 14 Comments

Trump’s administration seized phone records of at least 12 people connected to the House Intelligence Committee.

Crowds back in the RDS for first time in 470 days as Leinster stroll to victory
# Fan-tastic
From The42
# Fan-tastic

Crowds back in the RDS for first time in 470 days as Leinster stroll to victory

Fri 10:05 PM 25,442 Views 36 Comments

Leinster defeated Dragons 38-7 at the RDS tonight in front of 1200 fans.

Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?

Fri 10:00 PM 30,300 Views 11 Comments

Test your live music knowledge.

Italy now 28 unbeaten as they get off to winning start in Euro 2020 opener
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Italy now 28 unbeaten as they get off to winning start in Euro 2020 opener

Fri 9:54 PM 25,513 Views 34 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s side were too good for Turkey.

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Fri 9:31 PM 28,955 Views 31 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

Ian Paisley insists he does not believe NI Health Minister Robin Swann is dangerous
# The North
# The North

Ian Paisley insists he does not believe NI Health Minister Robin Swann is dangerous

Updated Fri 9:01 PM 54,025 Views 51 Comments

Paisley made a statement after he was criticised for joining Van Morrison as he made a verbal attack on Swann.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Fri 8:47 PM 7,070 Views 0 Comments

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

Your evening longread: Ed Miliband on why he wishes he had been bolder
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Ed Miliband on why he wishes he had been bolder

Fri 8:30 PM 7,190 Views 2 Comments

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

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