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Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence

44 minutes ago 719 Views 1 Comment

The pandemic has led to a surge in domestic violence – but Ireland has less than one third of the number of refuge spaces that it should have.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Did Judge Judy actually say this?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Did Judge Judy actually say this?

2 hours ago 22,741 Views 10 Comments

The popular court series is ending after 25 years.

Carragher labels Liverpool ‘mentality midgets’ following defeat to Fulham
# Kop Crisis
From The42
# Kop Crisis

Carragher labels Liverpool ‘mentality midgets’ following defeat to Fulham

2 hours ago 22,337 Views 23 Comments

Jurgen Klopp had called his team ‘mentality monsters’ as they won the Premier League title last season.

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €37K based in the south east during lockdown
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €37K based in the south east during lockdown

4 hours ago 56,428 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader is back home away from Dublin for lockdown and is able to earn some extra cash painting along the way.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

4 hours ago 8,122 Views 0 Comments

A quick round-up of what made the headlines today.

French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash
# Olivier Dassault
# Olivier Dassault

French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

Updated 5 hours ago 50,320 Views 32 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the captain of industry who “never stopped serving our country”.

Irish author Edna O'Brien receives France's highest cultural award
# Ordre Des Arts Et Lettres
# Ordre Des Arts Et Lettres

Irish author Edna O'Brien receives France's highest cultural award

5 hours ago 12,604 Views 8 Comments

O’Brien, 90, is the author of 18 novels.

'I'm ready to talk': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I'm ready to talk': The week in quotes

6 hours ago 19,310 Views 8 Comments

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

Coveney holds 'intensive and productive' talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

Coveney holds 'intensive and productive' talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Updated 6 hours ago 36,914 Views 47 Comments

Ireland-Iran bilateral relations were also discussed in advance of the re-opening of an Irish diplomatic presence in Tehran.

Man United stun City to end 21-game winning run
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man United stun City to end 21-game winning run

6 hours ago 29,711 Views 67 Comments

Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw got the goals for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men.

Man (40s) dies after car collides with wall in Skerries
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man (40s) dies after car collides with wall in Skerries

6 hours ago 22,254 Views 3 Comments

The man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midday.

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 77,444 Views 147 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

As it happened: Man City v Man United, Premier League
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Man City v Man United, Premier League

7 hours ago 38,066 Views 21 Comments

Man City faced Man United, as Pep Guardiola’s side aimed to consolidate their top-of-the-table lead.

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week

Updated 7 hours ago 32,675 Views 82 Comments

Arlene Foster says there will be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland.

Swiss voters narrowly back ban on full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Swiss voters narrowly back ban on full facial coverings in public places

Updated 7 hours ago 30,233 Views 0 Comments

Polls had indicated a slim majority supported the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

Liverpool's astonishing Anfield slump continues against relegation-threatened Fulham
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Liverpool's astonishing Anfield slump continues against relegation-threatened Fulham

8 hours ago 32,518 Views 86 Comments

The Reds have been beaten at home for a sixth successive time.

Three men arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting released without charge
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting released without charge

Updated 9 hours ago 33,096 Views 14 Comments

A fourth man who was arrested remains in custody.

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry

9 hours ago 6,557 Views 1 Comment

Police received reports of the fire at 7.30am.

Iran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe condemned as 'cruel' as 5-year-sentence ends
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Iran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe condemned as 'cruel' as 5-year-sentence ends

9 hours ago 16,805 Views 14 Comments

The 42-year-old has completed a near five-year sentence but must appear before a court in a week.

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled

10 hours ago 24,755 Views 87 Comments

Foster has warned of an avalanche of checks on goods coming in to the region after grace periods end.

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law
# Travel
# Travel

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law

Updated 10 hours ago 130,957 Views 141 Comments

The law was passed in the Dáil and Seanad.

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United

10 hours ago 20,029 Views 57 Comments

It is the 55th title for Steven Gerrard’s side.

'Come out swinging': Royal row reaches a head as Harry and Meghan speak to Oprah
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

'Come out swinging': Royal row reaches a head as Harry and Meghan speak to Oprah

11 hours ago 41,740 Views 38 Comments

Winfrey has reportedly sold the interview to US broadcaster CBS for €5.9 million to €7.6 million.

Public won't be thankful if new minister appointed to replace McEntee during maternity leave, Nora Owen says
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Public won't be thankful if new minister appointed to replace McEntee during maternity leave, Nora Owen says

11 hours ago 35,107 Views 49 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will become the first Cabinet minister to give birth while in office.

'Nothing ever changes the past': Reopening of bereaved payments scheme welcomed
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Nothing ever changes the past': Reopening of bereaved payments scheme welcomed

11 hours ago 12,013 Views 0 Comments

The scheme applies to individuals who have lost a parent, spouse/partner, and/or a child in Northern Ireland’s Troubles.

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river
# Shona Gillan
# Shona Gillan

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river

12 hours ago 77,156 Views 7 Comments

18-year-old Shona Gillan was reported missing yesterday morning.

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

12 hours ago 27,829 Views 65 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bid at auction
# Blockchain Technology
# Blockchain Technology

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bid at auction

13 hours ago 26,561 Views 29 Comments

“just setting up my twttr,” Jack Dorsey tweeted on 21 March 2006.

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears

14 hours ago 30,194 Views 46 Comments

Amid vaccine optimism, Biden’s tone of caution is not mirrored by the actions of a number of state governors, writes Larry Donnelly.

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story

14 hours ago 35,556 Views 11 Comments

Darragh Fanning went from selling gym equipment to getting called up by Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in a whirlwind year.

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

15 hours ago 18,889 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?

15 hours ago 26,885 Views 41 Comments

Today marks four weeks from Easter Sunday.

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'

15 hours ago 23,851 Views 1 Comment

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

16 hours ago 9,830 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation

16 hours ago 12,977 Views 43 Comments

Joe Galvin outlines how far-right groups are capitalising on current frustrations around Covid restrictions.

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour

16 hours ago 7,532 Views 7 Comments

The pontiff was due to celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of his visit.

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others

16 hours ago 18,046 Views 3 Comments

Jim Crawford reflects on the many individuals and circumstances that have influenced his coaching style.

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'

16 hours ago 22,624 Views 68 Comments

Whitehall has extended a series of ‘grace periods’ designed to ease trade between Northern Ireland and Britain.

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge

Updated 17 hours ago 47,314 Views 0 Comments

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Ulster coach left bemused after red card ruins Pro14 dream
# Murphy's Law
From The42
# Murphy's Law

Ulster coach left bemused after red card ruins Pro14 dream

17 hours ago 41,299 Views 51 Comments

Ulster’s Andrew Warwick was dismissed in last night’s 38-19 defeat to Leinster – a defeat that ends their chances of making the final.

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