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Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal
# Fallout
# Fallout

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal

3 minutes ago 334 Views 0 Comments

eCOMM Merchant Solutions were Elliott’s yard sponsors.

Dolly Parton gets Moderna Covid vaccine she partly funded
# Dolly Parton
# Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton gets Moderna Covid vaccine she partly funded

26 minutes ago 2,634 Views 4 Comments

The beloved country music star (75) broke into song while getting the jab and adapted one of her best-known ballads Jolene.

Nicola Sturgeon to face questioning at Alex Salmond inquiry amid calls to resign
# Scotland
# Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon to face questioning at Alex Salmond inquiry amid calls to resign

51 minutes ago 4,353 Views 0 Comments

The First Minister said she was ‘relishing’ the prospect of challenging allegations made against her when she gives evidence.

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca

54 minutes ago 12,740 Views 20 Comments

The delays follow a change in AstraZeneca’s vaccine delivery schedule for last week and this week.

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Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's motion on scrapping scheme which it says 'will not make homes more affordable'
# Shared Equity Scheme
# Shared Equity Scheme

Dáil to debate Sinn Féin's motion on scrapping scheme which it says 'will not make homes more affordable'

59 minutes ago 4,471 Views 16 Comments

The Minister for Housing, however, has said the scheme will help young prospective homeowners out of a “rental trap”.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Updated 1 hour ago 5,605 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Poll: Do you think this will be Ireland's last Level 5 lockdown?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think this will be Ireland's last Level 5 lockdown?

1 hour ago 17,418 Views 37 Comments

Last night a further 359 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland.

Permanent TSB reports a pre-tax loss of €166 million in 2020 as Covid hits new lending
# The Banks
# The Banks

Permanent TSB reports a pre-tax loss of €166 million in 2020 as Covid hits new lending

1 hour ago 3,117 Views 7 Comments

The 75% State-owned bank took a loan impairment charge of €155 million.

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

2 hours ago 9,696 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested yesterday morning.

Five-year-long detainment of British woman in Iran 'blot on British diplomacy', husband says
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Five-year-long detainment of British woman in Iran 'blot on British diplomacy', husband says

2 hours ago 7,493 Views 10 Comments

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s sentence is scheduled to end this weekend.

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Barry Andrews: Richard O'Halloran and China's handling of such cases should not be ignored

2 hours ago 7,794 Views 11 Comments

The MEP says China’s holding of Richard O’Halloran against his will is an outrageous breach of human rights.

Decision to stop work on border control posts can only be overturned by courts - Foster
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Decision to stop work on border control posts can only be overturned by courts - Foster

2 hours ago 9,404 Views 5 Comments

Arlene Foster has rejected the suggestion that DUP Agriculture Minister Gordon Lyons could be overruled by the wider Stormont Executive.

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Biden vows there will be enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

2 hours ago 6,337 Views 16 Comments

Teachers are to be prioritised.

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo
# Turner's Cross
From The42
# Turner's Cross

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo

2 hours ago 5,273 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Nicole Turner is targeting the podium at this summer’s Paralympic Games.

13 of 25 people crammed into SUV killed after vehicle collides with lorry in California
# California
# California

13 of 25 people crammed into SUV killed after vehicle collides with lorry in California

3 hours ago 23,714 Views 5 Comments

Most of the dead were Mexicans, a Mexican official said.

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'
# Glengarriff
# Glengarriff

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'

3 hours ago 22,936 Views 13 Comments

The project started afresh with a different sculptor but “artistic differences” have arisen.

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system
# Ireland
# Ireland

'No one is above the law': New documentary exposes Ireland's cruel illegal adoption system

3 hours ago 12,627 Views 14 Comments

The documentary airs tonight.

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?
# Adrenochrome
# Adrenochrome

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?

9 hours ago 36,069 Views 0 Comments

A false claim involving the chemical, RTÉ and dead infants was made at Saturday’s protest.

Yesterday’s News

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade
# Reparations
# Reparations

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade

11 hours ago 12,817 Views 41 Comments

Mayor Marvin Rees said the conversation on race will be complex, but that should not stop it taking place.

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Three people arrested following street party near University of Limerick

11 hours ago 74,444 Views 172 Comments

Gardaí were called to the scene and dispersed the crowds.

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last

Updated 12 hours ago 23,654 Views 17 Comments

The powersharing administration faced criticism for not attaching dates to its pathway to recovery.

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
From The42
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

12 hours ago 26,853 Views 13 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

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US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions
# Navalny
# Navalny

US concludes Russia poisoned Navalny and joins EU in imposing sanctions

12 hours ago 9,493 Views 14 Comments

This is Biden’s first major actiona gainst Russia during his presidency.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

12 hours ago 9,857 Views 0 Comments

Davy stockbrokers, Pontin’s and President Higgins’ new puppy made headlines today.

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'
# Analysis
# Analysis

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'

12 hours ago 30,729 Views 0 Comments

Two decades on from a landmark case in Britain, discrimination is still an everyday experience for Travellers, writes legal affairs journalist CJ McKinney.

Your evening longread: Kazuo Ishiguro on his incredible career
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Kazuo Ishiguro on his incredible career

13 hours ago 12,140 Views 4 Comments

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

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s
# Abuse
# Abuse

Jesuit Order names teacher who abused pupils at Belvedere College in the 1970s

13 hours ago 26,308 Views 0 Comments

Joseph Marmion was a teacher at Belvedere from 1969 until 1978. He died in 2000.

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Family members of women affected by CervicalCheck controversy to get medical cards for 5 year period
# Cervicacheck
# Cervicacheck

Family members of women affected by CervicalCheck controversy to get medical cards for 5 year period

14 hours ago 16,162 Views 20 Comments

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly brought a memo to Cabinet today to extend the access to the cards for a further three years.

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# World Cup 2030
# World Cup 2030

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

14 hours ago 15,792 Views 48 Comments

Micheál Martin said the Irish government would be “very happy to co-operate” with the UK.

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man (40s) dies following crash between car and lorry in Co Louth

15 hours ago 20,019 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred on the R173 this afternoon.

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

15 hours ago 6,559 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns

15 hours ago 26,174 Views 20 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

Bunny Wailer, founding member of The Wailers, dies aged 73
# REGGAE Icon
# REGGAE Icon

Bunny Wailer, founding member of The Wailers, dies aged 73

16 hours ago 14,608 Views 5 Comments

The singer formed The Wailers in 1963 with late superstars Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated 16 hours ago 26,466 Views 26 Comments

The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 359 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 100,275 Views 111 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this is the lowest number of cases reported in a single day since mid-December.

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times
# Sé Mo Laoch
# Sé Mo Laoch

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times

16 hours ago 86,225 Views 77 Comments

Misneach, meaning courage, is five months old.

Stephen Donnelly: 'Large majority of 85s and over' will have received first Covid vaccine dose by Sunday
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Stephen Donnelly: 'Large majority of 85s and over' will have received first Covid vaccine dose by Sunday

16 hours ago 22,186 Views 73 Comments

Stephen Donnelly is appearing before the Oireachtas Health Committee to answer questions from TDs.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

16 hours ago 7,048 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media
# Ciaran Mcintyre
# Ciaran Mcintyre

Offaly man jailed for sexually abusing a teenager he met on social media

17 hours ago 35,098 Views 17 Comments

Ciaran McIntyre (24) denied ever meeting the girl.

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student

17 hours ago 14,610 Views 0 Comments

The action is a test case from about 50 other challenges by other Leaving Cert students.

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