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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

23 minutes ago 1,876 Views 3 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Your evening longread: Why do we love rewatching old TV shows?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why do we love rewatching old TV shows?

23 minutes ago 1,036 Views 6 Comments

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

Man hospitalised with head injuries after attack inside Criminal Courts of Justice
# Parkgate Street
# Parkgate Street

Man hospitalised with head injuries after attack inside Criminal Courts of Justice

41 minutes ago 8,309 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

'His office had pictures of everyone who had come through the Academy, he was very proud of those fellas'
# Legacy
From The42
# Legacy

'His office had pictures of everyone who had come through the Academy, he was very proud of those fellas'

53 minutes ago 4,590 Views 2 Comments

The inside look at how Nigel Carolan built a lasting legacy at Connacht.

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

HSE finalising national model for treatment of patients with Long Covid

56 minutes ago 2,941 Views 2 Comments

Some hospitals recognised the need for a more cohesive approach and have already set up dedicated clinics.

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday

1 hour ago 4,013 Views 6 Comments

A No 10 spokesperson said Johnson “apologised unreservedly on behalf of the UK government” on the call.

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash

1 hour ago 8,703 Views 18 Comments

The fixture was postponed 11 days ago when supporters stormed the pitch.

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?

1 hour ago 2,699 Views 1 Comment

On this week’s podcast, we explain more – and producer Nicky Ryan takes an antigen test during recording.

Three teens arrested over Howth Junction incident that led to woman falling under Dart released without charge
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Three teens arrested over Howth Junction incident that led to woman falling under Dart released without charge

Updated 1 hour ago 80,671 Views 0 Comments

The boys were arrested this morning.

Cameron says he had 'big investment' in Greensill Capital but denies that motivated his intense lobbying
# Covid Crisis
# Covid Crisis

Cameron says he had 'big investment' in Greensill Capital but denies that motivated his intense lobbying

1 hour ago 6,657 Views 9 Comments

Cameron placed calls and sent dozens of texts and emails to ministers and senior officials as tried to win access to Covid support programmes.

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90
# High Court
# High Court

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90

2 hours ago 20,096 Views 0 Comments

It is being regarded as an important test case in the area of personal insolvency.

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021
# Drug Seizures
# Drug Seizures

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021

2 hours ago 3,660 Views 18 Comments

This represents an increase of 392% over the same period last year.

HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs
# Cohort 7
# Cohort 7

HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs

2 hours ago 8,870 Views 3 Comments

People in this cohort will be given appointments at vaccination centres.

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Gardaí in Cork arrest and charge man for alleged PUP and social welfare fraud

2 hours ago 14,826 Views 0 Comments

The man is alleged to have claimed €8,000 in fraudulent claims spread across the PUP and social welfare system.

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10
# Flying It
From The42
# Flying It

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10

3 hours ago 4,392 Views 3 Comments

Martin is now just 47 seconds behind the new leader Attila Valter after stage six.

All batches of hemp oil product being recalled due to unsafe THC levels
# Intension Premium Quality
# Intension Premium Quality

All batches of hemp oil product being recalled due to unsafe THC levels

3 hours ago 11,652 Views 19 Comments

THC is the active substance in cannabis which results in a high.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 456 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 456 more cases confirmed in Ireland

3 hours ago 40,489 Views 44 Comments

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

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'
# Maternity Measures
# Maternity Measures

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'

3 hours ago 5,473 Views 1 Comment

Restrictions remain in place in certain hospitals, however.

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response

3 hours ago 4,923 Views 15 Comments

The two leaders are expected to discuss recent unrest in Northern Ireland.

Ian Bailey disqualified from driving and fined €700 over cannabis charges
# Cork
# Cork

Ian Bailey disqualified from driving and fined €700 over cannabis charges

4 hours ago 18,091 Views 0 Comments

The ruling was made at a hearing in Bantry District Court.

Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet
# Elon Múscraí
# Elon Múscraí

Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet

4 hours ago 18,821 Views 20 Comments

“I tabled a question to Tesla on their noticeboard, and it was picked up on… I was then contacted directly by SpaceX.”

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
# Milestone
# Milestone

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today

6 hours ago 19,616 Views 31 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.

Calls for facilitation of 'peaceful protest' as Dublin 'Rally for Palestine' is cancelled after garda advice
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Calls for facilitation of 'peaceful protest' as Dublin 'Rally for Palestine' is cancelled after garda advice

Updated 6 hours ago 27,503 Views 49 Comments

The IPSC was planning to hold a “socially-distanced protest” at the Spire in Dublin.

Gaza violence: Death toll climbs to 83 Palestinians, including 17 children
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza violence: Death toll climbs to 83 Palestinians, including 17 children

Updated 6 hours ago 24,391 Views 93 Comments
  • Gaza’s Health Ministry said the death toll has climbed to 83 Palestinians, including 17 children and seven women
  • The latest round of fighting has already begun to resemble – and even exceed – a devastating 50-day war in 2014
  • United Nations and Egyptian officials have said that ceasefire efforts are underway
Johnson accused of 'not caring' about people in Northern Ireland in wake of Ballymurphy apology controversy
# Legacy Killings
# Legacy Killings

Johnson accused of 'not caring' about people in Northern Ireland in wake of Ballymurphy apology controversy

Updated 6 hours ago 15,027 Views 25 Comments

The families of innocent victims and MPs have criticised Boris Johnson for not making a public apology for the massacre.

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest
# Mount Everest
# Mount Everest

Two climbers - from the US and Switzerland - have died on Mount Everest

7 hours ago 19,865 Views 18 Comments

On average, around five climbers die every year on the world’s highest peak.

An Taisce sees 'five-figure boost' in donations in two days since Taoiseach's cheese factory comment
# Gouda News
# Gouda News

An Taisce sees 'five-figure boost' in donations in two days since Taoiseach's cheese factory comment

7 hours ago 38,797 Views 41 Comments

The Taoiseach was criticised for interfering in the planning process, and many encouraged others to join or donate.

Call for national awareness campaign on menopause after 'incredibly important' Liveline discussion
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Call for national awareness campaign on menopause after 'incredibly important' Liveline discussion

7 hours ago 13,501 Views 19 Comments

The Taoiseach said he supported the call and that the government “will act on driving on a progressive health policy for women’s health”.

Witness appeal as man and woman found dead in Co Roscommon house fire
# Ballinasloe
# Ballinasloe

Witness appeal as man and woman found dead in Co Roscommon house fire

Updated 7 hours ago 27,404 Views 3 Comments

The house fire broke out at Gurth in Ballinasloe at around 2am this morning.

Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months
# Garda Figures
# Garda Figures

Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months

Updated 7 hours ago 8,564 Views 47 Comments

People who have their bike stolen are asked to report the theft to gardaí as soon as possible.

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting

7 hours ago 28,369 Views 76 Comments

Ambassador Ophir Kariv labelled the contributions as “totally destructive”.

Proposals to tackle housing investment funds to go before Cabinet next week
# Housing
# Housing

Proposals to tackle housing investment funds to go before Cabinet next week

Updated 8 hours ago 21,668 Views 63 Comments

Depending on what changes are required, and what passage of legislation or amendments are needed, it could take a number of weeks to get changes over the line, say sources.

'Could you manage for a year on €12,000? Probably not. So why are we expecting elite-level athletes to do it?'
# Unacceptable
From The42
# Unacceptable

'Could you manage for a year on €12,000? Probably not. So why are we expecting elite-level athletes to do it?'

Updated 8 hours ago 25,570 Views 33 Comments

Derval O’Rourke has called for a ‘full review’ into the funding system in Irish sport.

'It's something that we deeply regret' - Rock apologises for Dublin's training breach
# Regret
From The42
# Regret

'It's something that we deeply regret' - Rock apologises for Dublin's training breach

Updated 10 hours ago 18,226 Views 28 Comments

Dean Rock has admitted it’s strange not having suspended manager Dessie Farrell among the group.

Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year
# Eid Mubarak
# Eid Mubarak

Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year

10 hours ago 8,658 Views 7 Comments

Since 10 May, the Irish Government has allowed in-person religious services.

Poll: Should junk food ads be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should junk food ads be banned?

11 hours ago 25,749 Views 86 Comments

The UK is set to ban ads for junk food online and before 9pm on TV.

In Ohio, people who get a Covid vaccine are entered in a draw for $1 million
# Pandemic Prize
# Pandemic Prize

In Ohio, people who get a Covid vaccine are entered in a draw for $1 million

13 hours ago 18,871 Views 53 Comments

The state will give a $1 million prize away every week for five weeks in a lottery open to residents who have received at least one dose of a vaccine.

Covid-19 infections halve in England but there are 'increasing concerns' about variants
# EMERGENCY MEETING
# EMERGENCY MEETING

Covid-19 infections halve in England but there are 'increasing concerns' about variants

13 hours ago 26,327 Views 21 Comments

Boris Johnson has said there is ‘increasing concern’ in the UK about the variant first identified in India.

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