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Tonnes of new ferry routes have helped to Brexit-proof Irish trade - but choppy waters could yet be ahead
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tonnes of new ferry routes have helped to Brexit-proof Irish trade - but choppy waters could yet be ahead

3 hours ago 4,838 Views 4 Comments

Transporting products across the UK landbridge is going to get rougher before it gets smoother.

Yesterday’s News

Gordon Elliott apologises and offers ‘context’ to social media image
# Gordon Elliott
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# Gordon Elliott

Gordon Elliott apologises and offers ‘context’ to social media image

4 hours ago 16,321 Views 19 Comments

Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board investigating, as BHA urges swift resolution.

Keane: 'Does anyone think Doherty is going to turn Spurs into a top-4 team?'
# Roy With A Thorn In His Side
From The42
# Roy With A Thorn In His Side

Keane: 'Does anyone think Doherty is going to turn Spurs into a top-4 team?'

Updated 6 hours ago 29,040 Views 28 Comments

Keane clashed with Jamie Redknapp over quality of Tottenham squad on Sky Sports.

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands

7 hours ago 30,605 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader and his wife are busier than ever in lockdown between homeschooling and working.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

7 hours ago 9,062 Views 2 Comments

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

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Golden Globes to launch pandemic-era Hollywood awards season
# Tinseltown
# Tinseltown

Golden Globes to launch pandemic-era Hollywood awards season

Updated 8 hours ago 12,304 Views 9 Comments

Normal People is nominated for Best Limited Series, with star Daisy Edgar-Jones also securing a nomination.

Leinster’s win over 14-man Glasgow is spoiled by injury to Harry Byrne
# Nervy
From The42
# Nervy

Leinster’s win over 14-man Glasgow is spoiled by injury to Harry Byrne

Updated 8 hours ago 26,041 Views 20 Comments

Adam Hastings was given a red card for dangerous play as Leinster won 40-21.

First cases of P1 variant from Brazil identified in UK
# Spreading Strain
# Spreading Strain

First cases of P1 variant from Brazil identified in UK

8 hours ago 19,810 Views 47 Comments

At least six cases of the variant first detected in Manaus have been found in Britain.

Anti-lockdown protest highlights need to combat misinformation online, says minister
# Social Media
# Social Media

Anti-lockdown protest highlights need to combat misinformation online, says minister

9 hours ago 30,414 Views 162 Comments

“The problem is that a lot of this information is put up very quickly, a lot of this information is hidden.”

'I had no sensation of being dumped, I must admit': The week in quotes
# Week In Quotes
# Week In Quotes

'I had no sensation of being dumped, I must admit': The week in quotes

9 hours ago 16,340 Views 0 Comments

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

Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests
# Anti-Coup
# Anti-Coup

Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests

9 hours ago 5,874 Views 8 Comments

Protesters are demanding that the government of Aung San Suu Kyi be restored to power after being ousted.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 612 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 612 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated 10 hours ago 86,287 Views 138 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said that “since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Ireland last February, our lives have changed in ways we never thought possible”.

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Northern Ireland records lowest daily Covid-19 cases for month of February

10 hours ago 22,644 Views 11 Comments

Daily cases in Northern Ireland have been mostly between 200 and 400 in recent weeks, but dropped today to 136.

Spacewalking astronauts prepare station for new solar wings
# NASA
# NASA

Spacewalking astronauts prepare station for new solar wings

11 hours ago 11,771 Views 13 Comments

Mission Control said it would need to work on “kindergarten skills” after some painted lines were slightly off.

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Thirteen people charged after special court sitting to deal with anti-lockdown protest arrests

Updated 12 hours ago 81,437 Views 0 Comments
  • Officers identified the risk of violence at the event after monitoring online chatter in recent weeks.
  • 23 people were arrested in total with a "major investigation" now underway.
AGSI says no guidance given to frontline Gardaí over checks on mandatory quarantine
# House Checks
# House Checks

AGSI says no guidance given to frontline Gardaí over checks on mandatory quarantine

13 hours ago 14,121 Views 12 Comments

Antoinette Cunningham said her organisation has had no operational guidance, instructions or details on this matter.

Defence Forces facing 'serious problems' with recruitment and retention
# Defending Pay
# Defending Pay

Defence Forces facing 'serious problems' with recruitment and retention

14 hours ago 41,697 Views 82 Comments

A Commission on the Defence Forces is due to deliver a report this year on challenges within the armed forces.

Post-mortems completed on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork
# North Cork
# North Cork

Post-mortems completed on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork

14 hours ago 29,270 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths.

Johnny Briggs – Coronation Street’s Mike Baldwin – dies aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Johnny Briggs – Coronation Street’s Mike Baldwin – dies aged 85

14 hours ago 39,399 Views 22 Comments

A statement from his family said Briggs died peacefully after a long illness.

Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents charged with security crime
# Raids
# Raids

Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents charged with security crime

15 hours ago 7,684 Views 6 Comments

Police arrested 55 of the city’s best-known pro-democracy campaigners last month.

Gardaí call off search for missing woman after body discovered
# Rathoe
# Rathoe

Gardaí call off search for missing woman after body discovered

15 hours ago 58,991 Views 8 Comments

A woman had been missing from her home in Carlow.

Poll: Have you felt time go slower or faster during the pandemic?
# As Time Goes By
# As Time Goes By

Poll: Have you felt time go slower or faster during the pandemic?

16 hours ago 35,535 Views 47 Comments

Studies have shown that the past year of lockdowns and restrictions on day-to-day life has distorted our perception of time.

Garda injured during course of arrest at house party in Dublin
# Finglas
# Finglas

Garda injured during course of arrest at house party in Dublin

16 hours ago 55,477 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí attended to a report of a house party at Glenties Drive, Finglas shortly before midnight last night.

President leads tributes to 'giant of broadcasting' Mike Burns
# RIP
# RIP

President leads tributes to 'giant of broadcasting' Mike Burns

16 hours ago 20,115 Views 1 Comment

Mr Burns spent the majority of his career at RTÉ becoming head of news and later London Editor.

Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'
# Brexit Checks
# Brexit Checks

Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'

17 hours ago 44,019 Views 55 Comments

Representatives of Irish hauliers have said they are being held up for longer than they should because of French officials.

Kennedy consoled by the prospect of a more secure future after retiring at 23
# Starting Over
From The42
# Starting Over

Kennedy consoled by the prospect of a more secure future after retiring at 23

17 hours ago 30,529 Views 2 Comments

Mikhail Kennedy, who was 19 when he played in the English Championship, quit professional football last year.

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
# Clashes
# Clashes

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

18 hours ago 4,924 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons
# A Saga Retold
From The42
# A Saga Retold

The Premier League club Ireland might have had: an oral history of the Dublin Dons

18 hours ago 21,618 Views 15 Comments

More than 25 years ago, an Irish consortium led by Eamon Dunphy tried to buy Wimbledon FC and move it to Dublin. Some of the key players recall the story, and wonder what Irish football might look like now had it happened.

Garda Commissioner clarifies 'far-left' remark over anti-lockdown protest
# Drew Harris
# Drew Harris

Garda Commissioner clarifies 'far-left' remark over anti-lockdown protest

18 hours ago 42,960 Views 0 Comments

Harris yesterday told RTÉ News that both far-right and far-left factions were involved in yesterday’s clashes which left several Gardaí injured.

Sitdown Sunday: My week in frozen Texas hell
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: My week in frozen Texas hell

18 hours ago 17,909 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
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Sunday

19 hours ago 9,726 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

From Casablanca to... The Exorcist - our readers on their comfort films
# Vmdff
# Vmdff

From Casablanca to... The Exorcist - our readers on their comfort films

19 hours ago 10,081 Views 17 Comments

We asked, and you answered in your droves.

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door
# Carers
# Carers

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door

19 hours ago 13,758 Views 18 Comments

Maeve Higgins says Ireland’s home care assistants and other migrant workers perform a vital service and should be given proper immigration status.

Second former aide accuses New York governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment
# New York
# New York

Second former aide accuses New York governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

19 hours ago 18,949 Views 17 Comments

A young woman claimed the politician asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life including whether she had ever had sex with older men.

Johnson & Johnson single dose Covid vaccine cleared by US officials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Johnson & Johnson single dose Covid vaccine cleared by US officials

20 hours ago 18,928 Views 24 Comments

J&J also is seeking authorisation for emergency use of its vaccine in Europe and from the World Health Organisation.

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations
# Ruins Of Rome
From The42
# Ruins Of Rome

Italy's time is nearly up, get South Africa or Argentina into the Six Nations

20 hours ago 41,143 Views 41 Comments

Ireland’s 48-10 victory yesterday was impressive but context is needed – Italy are a very poor side.

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year
# Rats
# Rats

Dublin requests for HSE pest control increased by around one-fifth last year

21 hours ago 19,203 Views 5 Comments

The callouts were spread more evenly across the north and south of the county compared to 2019.

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Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest
# Lockdown Protest
# Lockdown Protest

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest

Updated Sun 12:10 AM 81,849 Views 165 Comments
  • A major policing operation was in place from yesterday morning with senior officers, including the Commissioner, taking direct command.
  • Officers had been monitoring online chatter in recent weeks as groups planned a protest for Stephen's Green.
Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue

Sun 12:02 AM 56,820 Views 35 Comments

The changes announced this week related to those with underlying health conditions.

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