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Today’s News

A day of mixed cloud cover ahead with temperatures to hit between 19 and 24 degrees
# Here Comes The Sun
# Here Comes The Sun

A day of mixed cloud cover ahead with temperatures to hit between 19 and 24 degrees

Updated 7 minutes ago 9,940 Views 12 Comments

It will be cooler in Atlantic coastal areas with temperatures ranging between 15 and 19 degrees.

Denmark players receive 'crisis assistance' as Eriksen undergoes further examination
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Denmark players receive 'crisis assistance' as Eriksen undergoes further examination

45 minutes ago 11,242 Views 13 Comments

The Inter Milan midfielder was hospitalised after collapsing during yesterday’s game against Finland.

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
# Hubei
# Hubei

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing

47 minutes ago 1,325 Views 0 Comments

Videos shot by witnesses and verified by Beijing News show several buildings reduced to rubble and rescue workers carrying shocked survivors on stretchers.

The sports tech company looking to 'unlock the truth behind the game' of rugby
# Sportable
From The42
# Sportable

The sports tech company looking to 'unlock the truth behind the game' of rugby

1 hour ago 5,975 Views 2 Comments

Sportable’s smart ball was used recently in the Varsity Cup in South Africa.

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.
China and Ireland's Relationship
Where are we now and where is it going?
Israel to swear in new government after 12 years of Netanyahu
# Israel
# Israel

Israel to swear in new government after 12 years of Netanyahu

1 hour ago 5,100 Views 12 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

2 hours ago 9,502 Views 20 Comments

Martin also insisted a breakthrough between the EU and UK was still possible ‘if there’s a will there on both sides’.

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run

2 hours ago 6,392 Views 0 Comments

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

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Magnificent country mansion with endless gardens and your own piece of the River Liffey
G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends

2 hours ago 2,720 Views 3 Comments

Boris Johnson said the G7 wanted to “drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live”.

What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?
# Pathway
From The42
# Pathway

What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?

3 hours ago 19,875 Views 3 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Sean St Ledger on his past and future in football.

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
# United States
# United States

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

3 hours ago 15,425 Views 12 Comments

A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.

Travellers from Britain urged to 'strictly adhere' to home quarantine rules
# Delta Concerns
# Delta Concerns

Travellers from Britain urged to 'strictly adhere' to home quarantine rules

3 hours ago 23,343 Views 29 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that Uganda will be deemed a “high-risk” state from 4am on Wednesday.

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos
# Space Cadets
# Space Cadets

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos

4 hours ago 7,170 Views 11 Comments

The auction winner’s identity will be revealed in a couple of weeks.

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'
# Humbled At Home
From The42
# Humbled At Home

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'

4 hours ago 11,359 Views 2 Comments

An extract from a new book on the European Championships looks back on England’s defeat to West Germany in 1972.

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'

4 hours ago 12,009 Views 0 Comments

“Our political class have forgotten that housing is a right and not simply an opportunity to redistribute money upwards to the wealthy,” writes Mark O’Halloran.

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?
# Holidays
# Holidays

Explainer: What does the EU Covid Cert mean for travel this summer?

4 hours ago 15,776 Views 22 Comments

The cert will allow free travel for vaccinated people as well as those who have had a recent negative PCR test.

'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

11 hours ago 65,857 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

13 hours ago 30,346 Views 22 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?

13 hours ago 34,782 Views 20 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'

15 hours ago 24,027 Views 7 Comments

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

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 16 hours ago 34,412 Views 12 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 16 hours ago 165,899 Views 105 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

17 hours ago 33,059 Views 29 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

18 hours ago 36,723 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

19 hours ago 58,727 Views 78 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

20 hours ago 51,010 Views 105 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 21 hours ago 22,930 Views 98 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 21 hours ago 41,259 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

21 hours ago 16,836 Views 21 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'

21 hours ago 33,865 Views 22 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

22 hours ago 28,195 Views 70 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 23 hours ago 125,768 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

Sat 11:00 AM 11,632 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

Sat 10:12 AM 13,625 Views 5 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?

Sat 9:55 AM 42,678 Views 74 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

Sat 8:10 AM 15,394 Views 4 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

Sat 8:04 AM 32,838 Views 47 Comments

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

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