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Today’s News

My week in wellness: A 66-year-old nurse who loves to garden and is battling an old knee injury

This week, our diary writer has to sacrifice her daily walks when a cycling accident aggravates her knee pain.

Man due in court after seizure of €94k worth of drugs, €32k in cash and imitation firearms

The search was carried out as part of an investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Dublin 1.

Council remains hopeful it will secure funding for white-water rafting project in Dublin as tender delayed until 2021

Covid-19′s knock-on effects mean the tender for the facility’s construction won’t be put out by the end of December as planned.

Judges, lawyers, and gardaí to get specialist training to better support victims of sexual violence

A review into the legal protections offered to complainants in sexual assault cases was carried out following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.


Bank defends asking mortgage applicants whether their employer is seeking State Covid assistance

Labour’s Ged Nash has been contacted by a number of constituents over the bank’s approach to the employment wage subsidy scheme.

Yesterday’s News

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Both hopefuls are in the last days of electioneering.

Tory MP in UK criticised for saying ‘chaotic parents’ send children to school hungry

John Penrose is a former minister who is married to NHS Test and Trace chief Diana Harding.

From The42 Diogo Jota scores Liverpool's 10,000th goal in Champions League win Landmark

Diogo Jota scores Liverpool's 10,000th goal in Champions League win

Jurgen Klopp’s under-strength side overcame FC Midtjylland this evening.

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison

Prosecutors had sought life in prison while defence lawyers said he should face 15 years behind bars.


Almost 200,000 children living in consistent poverty across the State

The scale of poverty in Ireland is “far too high”, say activists.

Protests flare in Philadelphia after police kill black man

A man named as 27-year-old Walter Wallace died after a confrontation with officers yesterday.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

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

Your evening longread: Joni Mitchell on love, her career, and recovering from an aneurysm

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Public health officials ‘not anticipating’ advising Government to keep schools shut

There have been five further deaths related to Covid-19 and an additional 720 confirmed cases in Ireland.

Cork manager hits out at Longford for 'appalling' decision that creates 'dangerous precedent'

Ronan McCarthy is unhappy that last Sunday’s Division 3 fixture did not take place.

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

Man added to Europe's 'Most Wanted List' last seen in Dublin

He is wanted for the murder of a woman in Malta in 2015.

Normal Halloween celebrations are 'not going to be possible this year I'm afraid', says Holohan

Kids won’t be able to call around to neighbours houses this weekend, says NPHET.

Married couple donned wigs and disguises as part of €400,000 fraud from banks, court hears

Former solicitors Keith Flynn and Lyndsey Clarke have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud.

Nearly 300,000 people now in receipt of the PUP as €350 rate returns

Heather Humphreys said this rise reflects the “economic impact” of moving to Level 5.

Lorry driver’s 999 call over tragic migrants played in court

Maurice Robinson called emergency services after opening a trailer in Thurrock.

NPHET yet to give advice on issue of people travelling home from abroad for Christmas

Irish aviation regulators are calling for mandatory pre-departure testing instead of quarantine restrictions.

The Remote: Le Crunch, Le Cube, Le Modfather and some top Irish screen talent TV Guide This post contains videos

The Remote: Le Crunch, Le Cube, Le Modfather and some top Irish screen talent

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Coveney says post-Brexit trade deal ‘likely but will not be easy’

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said talks between the EU and UK are in a ‘very serious zone’.

'People are numbed, stunned, devastated': Two post-mortems completed after father and sons found dead in Cork

The third post-mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow morning.

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

Over a quarter of counties have drawn down no funding for Traveller accommodation this year

Less than half of funding allocated to Traveller accommodation has been drawn down this year to date.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 720 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

From The42 'No matter if it's true, they want to be first to say it' - McKenna on AFL media as Tyrone career takes flight Moving On

'No matter if it's true, they want to be first to say it' - McKenna on AFL media as Tyrone career takes flight

Conor McKenna was at the centre of a media storm in Australia after testing positive for Covid-19.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

What could Donald Trump's legacy be? Join us as we discuss on The Explainer live (in your living room)

This week’s episode will be recorded via Zoom on Thursday evening – and you can take part.

Explainer: What exactly are the rules for essential and non-essential retailers and how can they be enforced?

What penalties are in place for businesses that break the rules?

Boris Johnson faces Tory demands for ‘road map’ out of lockdown in northern England

The number of deaths involving Covid-19 registered in England and Wales has risen for the sixth week in a row.

Welfare warns consumers not to be caught out by latest text scam

In recent months, there been a sharp rise in cyber fraud and unsolicited cyber activity.

Mother and Baby Homes activists reject claim of political interference as FF say campaign has been 'hijacked'

Niall Collins says online abuse directed at TDs is ‘orchestrated’.

From The42 Childhood experience left Giggs with 'no hesitation' lending support to BLM Movement

Childhood experience left Giggs with 'no hesitation' lending support to BLM

‘When I was in Manchester there was no black people at my school… when I go back home I’m just surrounded by my dad’s family.’

13 deaths and 722 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by the NI Department of Health this afternoon.

UK Labour calls for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

The solicitor was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in Belfast in 1989 amid claims of collusion with state security forces.

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge

Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.

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