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Today’s News

Online grocery sales are booming but an 'increased sense of security' is driving us back into supermarkets

Man dies and another man is seriously injured after collision between van and lorry in Tipperary

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the collision, which occurred on the N24 in Ballynoran in Co Tipperary.

'We've been going for 188 years, we've been through it all': Pubs promise to prioritise safety on the big reopening day

So-called ‘wet pubs’ in Dublin will have to wait at least another three weeks to reopen.

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches

Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.


Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears

Two chicken products may contain the bactiera Listeria monocytogenes.

Judge halts WeChat ban in US-China tech battle

At the weekend Donald Trump said he had approved a deal allowing Oracle to become data partner for TikTok to avert a shutdown of that app.

Reduce your close contacts by half over the next week, say Dr Ronan Glynn and Philip Nolan

Senior civil servant Liz Canavan said that counties Louth, Waterford, Limerick, Kildare, Donegal Leitrim and Offaly have shown “concerning trends”.

UK health officials issue stark warning about rise in Covid-19 cases

Nearly 4,000 cases of the virus were reported in the UK yesterday.

From The42 'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph Family Pride

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.


Dublin-based biotech outfit Inflazome has been acquired for €380 million by Swiss drug company Roche

The Irish company currently has two drugs in clinical trials.

Gardaí trying to identify organiser of party outside Dublin flat complex

Footage from Saturday night shows around 100 people at the outdoor gathering.

Simon Coveney meets 'extraordinary' Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at EU meeting on Belarus' future

The Belarusian opposition leader is in Brussels as the EU prepares sanctions to support her battle against the Minsk regime.

'Completely untrue': Downing Street strongly denies Italian newspaper report that Boris Johnson was in Perugia

The claim was contained in an article in Italian newspaper La Republica.

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

Man seriously injured after being stabbed during burglary in Waterford

A man armed with a machete entered a house in Saint Herblain Park at approximately 3am.

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Problems with Covid-19 testing, the FinCEN files, and the wet pubs outside Dublin open for the first time since March.

Biden hits out at Trump and Republicans for trying to push through Ginsburg replacement

The extraordinary televised plea from the Democratic presidential candidate to Republican senators reflected the ferocious manoeuvring that has followed Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday.

Covid-19: New lockdown in Madrid as US death toll nears 200,000

Global coronavirus infections are rapidly approaching 31 million, with more than 958,000 deaths.

Man dies and another man has life-threatening injuries after collision on N7 in Dublin

One of the vehicles came to the attention of gardaí prior to the incident so the matter has been referred to GSOC.

Poll: Will you go to a 'wet' pub this week? What Will You Do This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you go to a 'wet' pub this week?

So-called ‘wet’ pubs will be permitted to open today for the first time since March, if they are located outside of Dublin.

ASTI: Teachers' strike may be considered due to Covid-19 safety concerns

The union is balloting members for industrial action.

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

'The UK is heading in the wrong direction': England's CMO to make Covid-19 plea in TV address

The UK Prime Minister could announce new measures in a press conference as early as tomorrow.

The FinCEN files: Major banks moved multi-million sums of 'dirty' money

The investigation points in particular to five major banks – JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon.

Paul Mescal misses out on his Emmy as Watchmen, Schitt's Creek and Succession clean up

It came on a strange night for the Emmys that were conducted remotely for the first time.

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online

Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.

Gardaí investigate suspected arson attack on business in Cork city

Gardaí are asking any road users in the area with dash-cam footage, particularly any taxi drivers, to come forward.

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

The new Green List kicks in today, here are the countries included

The general advice is still to avoid non-essential travel abroad.

From The42 Cullen looks for answers after Leinster lose out in their 'war on two fronts' Season Over

Cullen looks for answers after Leinster lose out in their 'war on two fronts'

The province’s head coach didn’t believe his team were physically overpowered by the English side’s pack.

Gardaí probe rogue traders who conned pensioner out of €3.3k in Dublin

Several older people have been targeted by the con artists.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Jedward?

The twins have been the slaying the game on Twitter recently.

From The42 Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management Looking Back This post contains videos

Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management

Martin Russell recounts his career on both sides of the water.

Missing 14-year-old boy found safe and well

Kris Briedis had been missing from his home in Drogheda since Thursday.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A fatal crash in Sligo, rising Covid-19 case numbers in Dublin and mass protests in Belarus…


100,000 join march as protests continue in Belarus

Protests began on August 9 after a disputed election result.

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash

The two-car collision occurred near Rathcormack this morning.

'If government support doesn’t come then the curtains will close': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Gardaí conduct checkpoints in Dublin to remind public of Level 3 restrictions

Additional gardaí were drafted in this weekend to conduct the checkpoints and high visibility patrols.

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