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Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class

2 hours ago 3,098 Views 16 Comments
  • University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.

Yesterday’s News

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

3 hours ago 8,060 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students
# High Court
# High Court

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students

3 hours ago 6,112 Views 0 Comments

A High Court challenge has been brought by Holmes Institute Ireland Ltd against a decision by the Minister for Justice.

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting
# United States
# United States

One person killed and 12 injured in Tennessee supermarket shooting

4 hours ago 7,713 Views 13 Comments

One person was killed in the incident and a police chief also said the shooter died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound”.

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65
# RIP
# RIP

Notting Hill director Roger Michell dies at 65

4 hours ago 7,985 Views 0 Comments

The filmmaker was also responsible for films such as Morning Glory and Enduring Love.

Ireland defender Liam Scales makes debut as Celtic ease past Raith Rovers
# New Bhoy
From The42
# New Bhoy

Ireland defender Liam Scales makes debut as Celtic ease past Raith Rovers

4 hours ago 7,521 Views 1 Comment

The former Shamrock Rovers player came off the bench during the 3-0 win.

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return
# Taliban
# Taliban

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return

4 hours ago 28,274 Views 36 Comments

Since the Taliban seized control Afghans have been watching to see whether they will recreate their harsh rule of the late 1990s.

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa
# London
# London

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa

5 hours ago 15,070 Views 0 Comments

Nessa (28) had been walking to meet a friend at a pub in south east London when she was fatally attacked.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

5 hours ago 4,481 Views 0 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

5 hours ago 9,195 Views 10 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes
# Ryder Cup
From The42
# Ryder Cup

Triumph and tragedy: the rollercoaster story of Ireland’s Ryder Cup heroes

6 hours ago 13,696 Views 6 Comments

Eamonn Darcy, Christy O’Connor Junior and Philip Walton were considered weak links on Europe’s Ryder Cup teams but they overcame the game’s superstars to write their names into golfing folklore.

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister
# New York
# New York

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister

6 hours ago 14,408 Views 16 Comments

Coveney said he was not sure whether legislation to tackle protests at the homes of politicians would be possible.

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied convicted of dangerous driving

6 hours ago 28,306 Views 0 Comments

Paulina Galantkiewicz (34) told the trial that she “basically panicked” after realising her car had collided with someone.

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?

6 hours ago 3,043 Views 1 Comment

In this week’s podcast, we look at what’s behind these fears, and how the supply of electricity works.

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories
# Your Rental Story
# Your Rental Story

Attention renters: We want to hear your stories

Updated 6 hours ago 10,770 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has been debating potential solutions to the country’s rental crisis.

Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy
# Classrooms
# Classrooms

Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy

Updated 6 hours ago 37,913 Views 57 Comments
  • Children who are close contacts in primary schools will not be required to restrict their movements if they are asymptomatic.
  • Teachers' union INTO said the government is removing a "safety net" from schools.
  • But Labour's education spokesperson said it was a "welcome" move that has come "weeks too late".
Four people taken to hospital after light aircraft crash on Wexford beach
# Carnsore Point
# Carnsore Point

Four people taken to hospital after light aircraft crash on Wexford beach

6 hours ago 22,307 Views 12 Comments

All four occupants were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner

7 hours ago 12,059 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Byrne has also denied production of a baseball bat during a dispute and assault of James Marren causing him harm.

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York
# New York
# New York

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York

7 hours ago 8,174 Views 18 Comments

Zappone has declined an invite to come before an Oireachtas Committee to discuss her abandoned appointment as UN special envoy.

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha
# Fermentation
# Fermentation

FSAI finds undeclared alcohol levels of up to 3.9% in some fermented drinks like kombucha

7 hours ago 15,379 Views 14 Comments

13% of beverages examined were found to have an alcohol content of more than 1.2%.

Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled
# Investigation
# Investigation

Internal garda investigation launched after 53 more 999 calls cancelled

8 hours ago 14,520 Views 26 Comments

It comes after it emerged 200,000 calls were cancelled over 12 months.

Tánaiste hints at minimum wage increase due to rising cost of living
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Tánaiste hints at minimum wage increase due to rising cost of living

8 hours ago 16,620 Views 37 Comments

The national minimum wage is €10.20 per hour

'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis
# No Keys No Degrees
# No Keys No Degrees

'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis

Updated 8 hours ago 22,364 Views 50 Comments

The protest is seeking funding to build further student accommodation and action to retain student beds.

Taoiseach says he would like to see Garth Brooks perform in Cork next year
# Garthgate
# Garthgate

Taoiseach says he would like to see Garth Brooks perform in Cork next year

8 hours ago 8,827 Views 26 Comments

In 2014, Micheál Martin called for legislation to allow Brooks to play five nights at Croke Park.

Spiky fossil of new species of dinosaur found in Morocco
# New Dinosaur
# New Dinosaur

Spiky fossil of new species of dinosaur found in Morocco

8 hours ago 7,502 Views 7 Comments

Spiky fossil of new species of ankylosaur found in Morocco.

Coronavirus: 1,355 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Coronavirus: 1,355 new cases confirmed in Ireland

8 hours ago 28,371 Views 46 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Snyman taking part in team sessions as he edges closer to return From The42

Snyman taking part in team sessions as he edges closer to return

Updated 8 hours ago 14,438 Views 8 Comments

Johann van Graan says the Springbok star is working with increasing training loads as he aims to finally make his impact at Munster.

Taoiseach says bonuses or extra leave may not be limited to workers in the health service
# Covid Bonus
# Covid Bonus

Taoiseach says bonuses or extra leave may not be limited to workers in the health service

Updated 9 hours ago 26,504 Views 52 Comments

Michael McGrath said the Government will be dealing with the matter in the next few weeks.

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89
# Legacy
# Legacy

'Godfather of modern Black cinema' Melvin Van Peebles dies at 89

9 hours ago 5,457 Views 1 Comment

Van Peebles died Tuesday night at home with his family.

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

9 hours ago 7,758 Views 13 Comments

Daniel Foote said that he was stepping down immediately ‘with deep disappointment and apologies to those seeking crucial changes’.

Iain Henderson criticises Lions tactics and claims team was not selected on form
# Tour Review
From The42
# Tour Review

Iain Henderson criticises Lions tactics and claims team was not selected on form

Updated 10 hours ago 25,514 Views 12 Comments

Warren Gatland’s British and Irish Lions were beaten 2-1 by world champions South Africa this summer.

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

EU to impose universal phone charger for all member states

10 hours ago 32,309 Views 80 Comments

The move will be challenged by Apple.

Minister appoints independent group to track progress on ending Direct Provision
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Minister appoints independent group to track progress on ending Direct Provision

11 hours ago 5,776 Views 17 Comments

The government earlier this year published its plan for a new system with not-for-profit accommodation.

Taoiseach denies that UN resolution on climate change and global conflict is doomed
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach denies that UN resolution on climate change and global conflict is doomed

Updated 11 hours ago 5,979 Views 8 Comments

The Taoiseach is chairing the UN Security Council debate in New York today.

Senator urges Government to acquire Michael Collins artifacts before they are auctioned
# Historical Significance
# Historical Significance

Senator urges Government to acquire Michael Collins artifacts before they are auctioned

11 hours ago 15,219 Views 10 Comments

The items are to go up for auction next week.

Lyra McKee murder investigation: Man (55) arrested in Derry
# PSNI
# PSNI

Lyra McKee murder investigation: Man (55) arrested in Derry

12 hours ago 4,114 Views 0 Comments

Two men aged 24 and 29 were arrested yesterday.

Health officials recommend no change to Northern Ireland Covid rules

Health officials recommend no change to Northern Ireland Covid rules

12 hours ago 5,069 Views 0 Comments

Ministers are holding their first face-to-face meeting in almost a year at Stormont.

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021
# Francis Mcmanus
# Francis Mcmanus

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021

13 hours ago 4,460 Views 2 Comments

The top three winners will have their stories featured on TheJournal.ie.

The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last
# Peace Out
# Peace Out

The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last

14 hours ago 21,036 Views 28 Comments

The show has been a critical and commercial success for Channel 4.

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