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Today’s News

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'

7 minutes ago 690 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

10 minutes ago 636 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

21 minutes ago 1,407 Views 1 Comment

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process
# Spruced Up
# Spruced Up

State warned by EU official in 2017 over eco-credentials of forestry licensing process

37 minutes ago 2,499 Views 1 Comment

Records released to Noteworthy shows that the State was warned that it is not doing enough to ensure environmental risks from forestry “are a thing of the past”.

Spotlight

The Good Information Project: A Shared Island

Over the past four weeks, The Good Information Project – a new initiative from The Journal – has focussed on the question, What could a shared island look like?
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Serene gardens and a snooker room at this Georgian gem just minutes from the beach
Explainer: Why is the UK dithering over whether to use Covid passports, and how does it affect Ireland?
# Digital Green Certificates
# Digital Green Certificates

Explainer: Why is the UK dithering over whether to use Covid passports, and how does it affect Ireland?

1 hour ago 7,389 Views 18 Comments

Covid passports are vaccine passports by a different name, at worst, and at best – a quick ticket back to normality.

Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

Two arrested on suspicion of money laundering following searches in Dublin and Meath

1 hour ago 8,557 Views 2 Comments

Ten locations in Duleek, Trim and Dublin were searched yesterday.

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress
# Whelan In The Years
From The42
# Whelan In The Years

'I left my heart on the pitch... I’m showing her that I’m well able' - 18-year-old Irish striker out to impress

2 hours ago 5,515 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Emily Whelan took her chance against Denmark. Another could come against Belgium this evening.

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE confident of staffing levels for vaccine centres ahead of age-based rollout

2 hours ago 6,925 Views 11 Comments

Some in government are concerned that bureaucracy will prevent short-notice additional hires that may be needed later on.

Covid-19 restrictions set to be eased slightly from tomorrow
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions set to be eased slightly from tomorrow

2 hours ago 18,139 Views 19 Comments

People will be able to travel within their own county for non-essential purposes.

'Enough is enough now - I need my passport back': Months of frustration as Passport Office backlog stands at 83,000
# Level 5
# Level 5

'Enough is enough now - I need my passport back': Months of frustration as Passport Office backlog stands at 83,000

9 hours ago 32,501 Views 54 Comments

Applicants who submitted documents as far back as November and December are still waiting to get them back.

Yesterday’s News

Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta
# The Masters
From The42
# The Masters

Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta

Updated 10 hours ago 40,055 Views 17 Comments

Lowry was tied for 20th behind clubhouse leader after three rounds.

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
# No Sugar
# No Sugar

Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?

11 hours ago 44,124 Views 18 Comments

You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

13 hours ago 32,775 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

13 hours ago 9,920 Views 0 Comments

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

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter

13 hours ago 47,843 Views 119 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men beat the defending champions to surge into the final four of the Champions Cup.

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí renew appeal for information after man (30s) dies in Newbridge stabbing

13 hours ago 13,837 Views 0 Comments

A man (30s) was arrested on Wednesday in relation to the incident and has since been charged.

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
# W6N
From The42
# W6N

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff

13 hours ago 20,569 Views 11 Comments

The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38
# Nikki Grahame
# Nikki Grahame

Former Big Brother contestant Nikki Grahame dies aged 38

14 hours ago 151,478 Views 31 Comments

She appeared on the reality show in 2006.

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup
# Myanmar Coup
# Myanmar Coup

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup

15 hours ago 7,959 Views 10 Comments

The US wants the UN to issue a resolution to pressure the military junta to restore democracy.

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

15 hours ago 54,977 Views 48 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Funeral for Prince Philip set for April 17, with tributes being paid across the UK today
# Prince Philip
# Prince Philip

Funeral for Prince Philip set for April 17, with tributes being paid across the UK today

Updated 15 hours ago 42,440 Views 68 Comments

Flags will fly at half-mast in UK government buildings until the morning after Prince Philip’s funeral.

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant
# French Police
# French Police

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant

16 hours ago 20,259 Views 19 Comments

Participants were shown enjoying caviar and champagne at the event costing €220 per person.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 455 new cases confirmed in Ireland

16 hours ago 93,717 Views 138 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET in a statement.

'Add a greater degree of protection': Taoiseach explains decision to add 16 countries to hotel quarantine list
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

'Add a greater degree of protection': Taoiseach explains decision to add 16 countries to hotel quarantine list

Updated 17 hours ago 108,190 Views 251 Comments

Discussions between the officials have been taking place throughout the week.

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion
# La Soufriere
# La Soufriere

Ash pours down on Caribbean island after volcanic explosion

17 hours ago 18,528 Views 6 Comments

The volcano, which last erupted in 1979, kept rumbling as experts warned that explosive eruptions could continue for days.

'Another glass ceiling has been shattered': Trinity College elects first female provost in 429-year history
# LINDA DOYLE
# LINDA DOYLE

'Another glass ceiling has been shattered': Trinity College elects first female provost in 429-year history

18 hours ago 30,515 Views 25 Comments

Doyle will take over the role from Patrick Prendergast in August.

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The light is shining a little brighter': Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to fall

Updated 19 hours ago 32,952 Views 33 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid described the figures as a ‘good start to the weekend’.

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast

Updated 19 hours ago 24,260 Views 0 Comments

Leaders have continued to call for an end to tensions in the North.

Weather set to remain cold throughout the weekend, with chances of wintery showers and thunderstorms today
# Wrap Up
# Wrap Up

Weather set to remain cold throughout the weekend, with chances of wintery showers and thunderstorms today

19 hours ago 11,696 Views 4 Comments

It’s set to be between 5 and 8 degrees this afternoon, and will drop further tonight.

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated 20 hours ago 20,672 Views 3 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

20 hours ago 13,966 Views 51 Comments

The agreement was signed 23 years ago today.

Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning
# Donegal Crash
# Donegal Crash

Woman (30s) seriously injured in single-car crash in Donegal this morning

21 hours ago 15,440 Views 2 Comments

The woman has since been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital, with Gardaí preserving the scene.

Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you noticed more dog fouling in your area recently?

22 hours ago 30,940 Views 80 Comments

There has been an upsurge of complaints about the issue in Dublin.

Eurovision-winning songwriter and RTÉ broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78
# RIP
# RIP

Eurovision-winning songwriter and RTÉ broadcaster Shay Healy dies aged 78

22 hours ago 42,104 Views 46 Comments

His death was announced by RTÉ this morning.

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Galway and Wexford
# Traffic Collisions
# Traffic Collisions

Two men killed in separate road crashes in Galway and Wexford

Updated 22 hours ago 37,253 Views 5 Comments

The crash happened in Carraroe at around 3:50am this morning.

Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash
# Peace Treaty
# Peace Treaty

Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash

23 hours ago 57,114 Views 121 Comments

The piece was written as a profile of Stripe billionaires John and Patrick Collison.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
From The42
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated 23 hours ago 31,514 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sat 8:49 AM 10,511 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control
# Cork
# Cork

Cork City Fire Brigade bring 'major fire' in north of city under control

Updated Sat 8:23 AM 66,985 Views 20 Comments

The fire broke out yesterday evening.

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