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'People find change threatening': Could a congestion charge work in Ireland?

'People find change threatening': Could a congestion charge work in Ireland?

29 minutes ago 749 Views 7 Comments

London has had congestion charges for almost 20 years to discourage people from driving into the city centre. Could it work here?

Yesterday’s News

Pedestrian killed in Co Cork bus crash named as local priest Fr Con Cronin
# Monkstown
# Monkstown

Pedestrian killed in Co Cork bus crash named as local priest Fr Con Cronin

Updated 1 hour ago 100,919 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have said they are investigating whether the driver may have suffered a medical emergency.

English court finds seven men guilty of murdering teenage law student in botched drive-by shooting
# Preston Crown Court
# Preston Crown Court

English court finds seven men guilty of murdering teenage law student in botched drive-by shooting

1 hour ago 9,940 Views 1 Comment

Nineteen-year-old Aya Hachem was “in the wrong place at the wrong time” when she was shot in Lancashire last May.

Detectives investigating murder of Katie Simpson arrest 20-year-old woman in England
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Detectives investigating murder of Katie Simpson arrest 20-year-old woman in England

2 hours ago 19,813 Views 0 Comments

PSNI detectives have asked those with information to come forward to help their investigation.

Historic night as Bohemians beat PAOK to continue brilliant European run
# Brilliant Bohs
From The42
# Brilliant Bohs

Historic night as Bohemians beat PAOK to continue brilliant European run

2 hours ago 22,427 Views 40 Comments

Ali Coote scored twice to secure a first-lege victory over PAOK from Greece.

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland
# Belfast High Court
# Belfast High Court

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland

2 hours ago 7,246 Views 25 Comments

It comes after a relaxation of coronavirus regulations by the Stormont Executive to allow live music to resume.

Man (20s) dies after two cars crash in Co Monaghan
# Castleblayney
# Castleblayney

Man (20s) dies after two cars crash in Co Monaghan

3 hours ago 14,038 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident near Castleblaney this morning.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

3 hours ago 6,045 Views 0 Comments

Tragedy in Cork, the death of a missing Belarusian dissident and Kellie Harrington made headlines today.

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine
# Inspector Of Prisons
# Inspector Of Prisons

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine

4 hours ago 19,885 Views 44 Comments

Freshly released reports also found that prisoners are not being provided with sufficient meaningful human contact.

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw
# Combination
From The42
# Combination

Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw

4 hours ago 22,467 Views 40 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland has explained his selection decisions for the third Test.

Opinion: Freedom to practice religion must be respected - including communions and confirmation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Freedom to practice religion must be respected - including communions and confirmation

4 hours ago 10,594 Views 48 Comments

There’s a clear economic interest in the State allowing the resumption of economically productive indoor activities, writes Dr Donal Coffey.

The Arctic walrus is back in Ireland - this time, bobbing off the Waterford coastline
# Clonea Strand
# Clonea Strand

The Arctic walrus is back in Ireland - this time, bobbing off the Waterford coastline

5 hours ago 25,640 Views 22 Comments

The walrus was spotted lounging on rocks off Valentia Island in March. Now he’s at Clonea Strand.

'Potential hijack' off UAE coast as tensions rise in Strait of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

'Potential hijack' off UAE coast as tensions rise in Strait of Hormuz

5 hours ago 18,259 Views 7 Comments

The ship has been identified as the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess.

'Multiple' injuries at Pentagon subway shooting that sees building locked down
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

'Multiple' injuries at Pentagon subway shooting that sees building locked down

6 hours ago 25,157 Views 25 Comments

Subway services were temporarily suspended and buses headed to the station were diverted to other stops.

New York governor Cuomo 'sexually harassed multiple women' - Attorney General
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

New York governor Cuomo 'sexually harassed multiple women' - Attorney General

6 hours ago 14,046 Views 34 Comments

The state’s attorney general Letitia James announced the findings of an independent investigation into allegations against Cuomo.

'I would cut this medal in half for my sister because I know she deserves it as much as I do'
# Sibling Love
From The42
# Sibling Love

'I would cut this medal in half for my sister because I know she deserves it as much as I do'

Updated 6 hours ago 40,816 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s history-making siblings: Aidan Walsh says his bronze medal is shared with his sister, Michaela.

Coronavirus: 1,015 cases as CMO warns of outbreaks arising from symptomatic people socialising
# Chief Medical Officer
# Chief Medical Officer

Coronavirus: 1,015 cases as CMO warns of outbreaks arising from symptomatic people socialising

7 hours ago 65,567 Views 108 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

Nadine Lott trial: Judge says 'murder is a crime of specific intent' as he presents charge to jury
# Courts
# Courts

Nadine Lott trial: Judge says 'murder is a crime of specific intent' as he presents charge to jury

7 hours ago 12,549 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Murtagh (34) has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

Jury in Munster child abuse trial will continue deliberations tomorrow
# Courts
# Courts

Jury in Munster child abuse trial will continue deliberations tomorrow

7 hours ago 7,193 Views 0 Comments

The jury has been deliberating since Thursday morning.

Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month
# Dose Deal
# Dose Deal

Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month

9 hours ago 24,763 Views 61 Comments

The Taoiseach said the deal was “fantastic news and a welcome boost to our roll-out”.

Queues in Belfast for vaccines that come with music festival tickets
# Arms In The Air
# Arms In The Air

Queues in Belfast for vaccines that come with music festival tickets

9 hours ago 17,835 Views 24 Comments

The initiative comes as the youngest age groups have proven the slowest in Northern Ireland to take up the vaccine.

Debunked: Photo shows World Cup celebrations, not an anti-vaccine pass protest in Paris
# France
# France

Debunked: Photo shows World Cup celebrations, not an anti-vaccine pass protest in Paris

9 hours ago 19,739 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts have falsely described a photo from France in 2018 as a recent anti-restrictions protest.

Missing Belarus activist found dead in Ukraine, UN calls for 'thorough' investigation
# Vitaly Shishov
# Vitaly Shishov

Missing Belarus activist found dead in Ukraine, UN calls for 'thorough' investigation

Updated 10 hours ago 79,782 Views 41 Comments

Vitaly Shishov ran an NGO that helped his compatriots flee repression in Belarus.

Minister asks public and churches for patience on communions and confirmations
# Public Health
# Public Health

Minister asks public and churches for patience on communions and confirmations

10 hours ago 17,425 Views 41 Comments

Charlie McConalogue asked people to follow the public health guidelines and to hold off on hosting the ceremonies.

US travellers told to avoid Ireland due rising Covid-19 case numbers
# CDC
# CDC

US travellers told to avoid Ireland due rising Covid-19 case numbers

10 hours ago 41,917 Views 56 Comments
  • The US CDC is advising Americans to reconsider travel to sixteen destinations due to the risk of Covid-19, even if vaccinated.
  • Other countries include Greece, Malta, and the Isle of Man.
  • The US continues to restrict travel from the European Union.
Belarus sprinter says she would have faced punishment at home
# Olympics
# Olympics

Belarus sprinter says she would have faced punishment at home

10 hours ago 34,493 Views 11 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya plans to fly to Poland later in the week.

Opinion: 'The shift coming in Irish agriculture must be transformational - but it will be positive too'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'The shift coming in Irish agriculture must be transformational - but it will be positive too'

11 hours ago 10,378 Views 46 Comments

Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett writes that the future for farming in Ireland should see increased incomes and decreased emissions.

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test

12 hours ago 51,890 Views 56 Comments

Ali Price, Liam Williams, Josh Adams, Ken Owens, and Wyn Jones all start too.

Nialler9: 'We need a live events roadmap now - our futures and livelihoods depend on it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nialler9: 'We need a live events roadmap now - our futures and livelihoods depend on it'

12 hours ago 11,963 Views 20 Comments

DJ and music writer Niall Byrne (Nialler9) says a roadmap for live music is badly needed – to give people work, and hope.

Simone Biles caps remarkable return with Olympic bronze in beam final
# Call It A Comeback
From The42
# Call It A Comeback

Simone Biles caps remarkable return with Olympic bronze in beam final

13 hours ago 30,374 Views 41 Comments

The American was back competing after withdrawing early in the women’s team final last week, citing a desire to protect her mental health.

Poll: Do you use a reusable cup?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Do you use a reusable cup?

13 hours ago 24,050 Views 43 Comments

Single-use cups are to be hit with a levy in the coming months.

Levy on disposable coffee cups to be introduced in coming months
# Waste
# Waste

Levy on disposable coffee cups to be introduced in coming months

14 hours ago 31,809 Views 75 Comments

The fee could be introduced later this year or early next year.

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride
# Carrickfergus
# Carrickfergus

Legal action launched against Antrim funfair over collapse of ride

14 hours ago 17,057 Views 0 Comments

The claimants say they suffered serious physical and psychological injuries as a result of the incident.

Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses
# Back On Campus
# Back On Campus

Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses

15 hours ago 17,863 Views 7 Comments

Colleges will implement sanitation and ventilation measures, as well as occupancy limits in certain locations.

Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid-19 returns
# China
# China

Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid-19 returns

16 hours ago 40,450 Views 44 Comments

The city has reported its first local infections in more than a year.

Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Young girl seriously injured after dog attack in Donegal

16 hours ago 42,743 Views 19 Comments

The child’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend

16 hours ago 19,452 Views 44 Comments

“This initiative makes us beyond proud of younger people,” Paul Reid said.

Man (80s) killed and five injured in three-car collision in Co Laois
# M7
# M7

Man (80s) killed and five injured in three-car collision in Co Laois

17 hours ago 19,734 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí in Portlaoise are investigating yesterday’s fatal collision.

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