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'Look out for text kisses and flirting': Garda policy orders officers to report colleagues for inappropriate relationships
# Inappropriate
# Inappropriate

'Look out for text kisses and flirting': Garda policy orders officers to report colleagues for inappropriate relationships

2 hours ago 11,483 Views 17 Comments

The Garda Anti-Corruption Unit went live late last year.

Yesterday’s News

Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city
# North Inner City
# North Inner City

Teenager dies and another suffers serious injuries following incident in Dublin's north inner city

Updated 2 hours ago 50,965 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood gardaí are investigating if the two males were involved in an altercation with a takeaway delivery worker.

Notorious loyalist killer Michael Stone released from prison
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Notorious loyalist killer Michael Stone released from prison

3 hours ago 22,488 Views 18 Comments

Stone killed three people in a gun and grenade attack at Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast following an IRA funeral.

'There was nothing I could do' - Jack Byrne on Mick McCarthy's Apoel sacking
# Exit
From The42
# Exit

'There was nothing I could do' - Jack Byrne on Mick McCarthy's Apoel sacking

4 hours ago 18,039 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland midfielder said the Cypriot club reassured him over his future after McCarthy’s exit.

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

4 hours ago 8,651 Views 14 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

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Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeboat crew rescues dog after slip near Dun Laoghaire pier

4 hours ago 16,128 Views 16 Comments

Archie fell on to rocks near the pier after 11am.

Spotlight

Explained: The Covid-19 Vaccines

We have been answering readers’ questions in our Q&A and covering the roll-out extensively on The Explainer Podcast.

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week

5 hours ago 21,031 Views 12 Comments

The vaccine is a one-dose shot.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

5 hours ago 7,073 Views 0 Comments

New restrictions on incoming travel, Ireland reaches 3,000 Covid-19 deaths, and man jailed over courtroom siege…

Your evening longread: Famed fashion designer Zandra Rhodes on how cancer changed her life
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Famed fashion designer Zandra Rhodes on how cancer changed her life

5 hours ago 7,841 Views 1 Comment

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

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station

6 hours ago 22,076 Views 41 Comments

The three men will receive 15 weeks of training in advance of the flight next January.

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'

6 hours ago 21,657 Views 78 Comments

NPHET does not recommend such a strategy, says Micheál Martin.

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?
# Stars Of The Show
From The42
# Stars Of The Show

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?

6 hours ago 17,374 Views 32 Comments

Two Dublin sides, Kilkenny camogie, Limerick hurling, Leinster rugby and Shamrock Rovers have all been nominated.

A lockdown extension and new travel rules - Here are the main points you need to know
# Covid19
# Covid19

A lockdown extension and new travel rules - Here are the main points you need to know

6 hours ago 40,259 Views 68 Comments

Level 5 is with us until at least 5 March.

Boris Johnson says he's 'deeply sorry for every life lost' as UK's Covid death toll exceeds 100,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Boris Johnson says he's 'deeply sorry for every life lost' as UK's Covid death toll exceeds 100,000

Updated 7 hours ago 20,652 Views 38 Comments

Another 1,631 deaths were reported today bringing the total to 100,162.

HSE confirms 22 vials of vaccine unusable after incorrect storage at nursing home
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confirms 22 vials of vaccine unusable after incorrect storage at nursing home

7 hours ago 30,484 Views 55 Comments

The HSE said an appropriate cold chain was not in place.

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home

7 hours ago 15,420 Views 19 Comments

The Government must stop pursuing policies which inflate the property market and think again about the Affordable Housing Bill, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

7 hours ago 22,004 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

PSNI investigates possible Covid breaches at funeral of well-known republican in Derry
# PSNI
# PSNI

PSNI investigates possible Covid breaches at funeral of well-known republican in Derry

7 hours ago 12,466 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI said a “significant” number of people gathered for the cortege in Derry.

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 90 deaths and 928 new cases confirmed, bringing the death toll in Ireland to over 3,000

Updated 7 hours ago 126,766 Views 200 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

The Remote: Gordon Ramsey's foodie road trip and Netflix's new teen drama shot in Wicklow
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Gordon Ramsey's foodie road trip and Netflix's new teen drama shot in Wicklow

7 hours ago 19,485 Views 5 Comments

Here’s some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says
# Level 5
# Level 5

Travellers into Ireland to be subject to mandatory quarantine at home or in a hotel, government says

Updated 8 hours ago 45,691 Views 70 Comments

Micheál Martin announced the extended measures this afternoon.

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

As it happened: Ireland introduces mandatory quarantine and faces five more weeks of Level 5

Updated 8 hours ago 133,857 Views 86 Comments
  • Level 5 until at least 5 March
  • Special education in February, other schools incrementally from March
  • Mandatory quarantine for arrivals, either at home or in a hotel
  • Extra gardaí at ports and airports
Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years
# Edmund Dunican
# Edmund Dunican

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years

8 hours ago 20,946 Views 0 Comments

The court heard Edmund Dunican, a fitter by trade, made the fake bomb at home.

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

8 hours ago 24,830 Views 25 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

Appeal for information on two teenagers missing from Kerry who are believed to be in Dublin
# Missing
# Missing

Appeal for information on two teenagers missing from Kerry who are believed to be in Dublin

9 hours ago 47,032 Views 5 Comments

17-year-old Elise Mulumba and 15-year-old Aaliah Mulumba have been missing from since yesterday.

'One of the things I find disappointing is Keane hasn’t become the figure in football I thought he would be'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'One of the things I find disappointing is Keane hasn’t become the figure in football I thought he would be'

9 hours ago 41,871 Views 19 Comments

Dion Fanning talks about Roy Keane and a lot more besides in this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

9 hours ago 5,676 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'
# Emer Cooke
# Emer Cooke

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'

9 hours ago 10,482 Views 19 Comments

Despite the supply issues, a European approval for the Astrazeneca vaccine this Friday will pave the way for its rollout in Ireland.

Northern Ireland mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’
# The North
# The North

Northern Ireland mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’

9 hours ago 4,886 Views 4 Comments

Ministers in Northern Ireland are to establish a ‘victim-centred’ independent investigation.

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report
# Report
# Report

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report

11 hours ago 9,975 Views 13 Comments

Measures were introduced in Irish prisons last year to prevent the spread of the virus.

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend, seeks dismissal of charges
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend, seeks dismissal of charges

11 hours ago 18,833 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell’s lawyers also made requests that would reduce the number of charges she faces.

The Ireland depth chart: Big names back and two exciting prospects
# New Squad
From The42
# New Squad

The Ireland depth chart: Big names back and two exciting prospects

11 hours ago 17,119 Views 36 Comments

Andy Farrell has a few players short of game time in his 36-man squad for the Six Nations.

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Face coverings are now mandatory in banks, post offices and credit unions

11 hours ago 26,389 Views 33 Comments

The Financial Services Union has welcomed the decision by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly.

Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick

12 hours ago 7,266 Views 4 Comments

Limerick is the first city that will have a directly-elected mayor after locals voted for the move in 2019.

Woman avoids jail term for 'vicious and unprovoked' assault at Westlife concert
# Courts
# Courts

Woman avoids jail term for 'vicious and unprovoked' assault at Westlife concert

12 hours ago 29,216 Views 21 Comments

Jackie Walsh (26) split the victim’s ear lobe during the attack.

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal
# WRC
# WRC

Employer ordered to pay worker €3,712 after rejecting Covid-19 remote working proposal

12 hours ago 37,108 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

13 hours ago 12,576 Views 8 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

New Zealand borders likely to remain closed for most of 2021, Ardern says
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

New Zealand borders likely to remain closed for most of 2021, Ardern says

13 hours ago 32,748 Views 53 Comments

Ardern said New Zealand would continue to pursue “travel bubbles” with Australia and Pacific island nations.

There are 1,823 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and 216 people in ICU
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

There are 1,823 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and 216 people in ICU

14 hours ago 12,443 Views 8 Comments

Prof Philip Nolan has said that he expects hospital admissions to “remain very high for weeks”.

Cost of building apartments in Dublin falls by almost 9% over past three years
# Housing
# Housing

Cost of building apartments in Dublin falls by almost 9% over past three years

14 hours ago 10,158 Views 22 Comments

The report was published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

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