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Ranking the 10 teams now most likely to win the Euros
# In The Frame
From The42
# In The Frame

Ranking the 10 teams now most likely to win the Euros

26 minutes ago 11,402 Views 8 Comments

France, Italy, England and other contenders.

Harris to brief Policing Authority on Garda dispatch system cancelling of domestic violence response
# Computer Aided Dispatch
# Computer Aided Dispatch

Harris to brief Policing Authority on Garda dispatch system cancelling of domestic violence response

42 minutes ago 3,106 Views 6 Comments

The garda report examined 3,000 calls and found hundreds of calls were cancelled incorrectly.

Poll: Have you received a scam call from an Irish number?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you received a scam call from an Irish number?

1 hour ago 15,977 Views 32 Comments

Members of the public continue to report receiving hoax phone calls,

'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

'I couldn't stop crying': Holy Cross pupil 'still doesn't know' why school was targeted by loyalist mob

1 hour ago 25,659 Views 25 Comments

Alice-Lee Bunting was five when she was photographed running a loyalist gauntlet 20 years ago.

Remains of hundreds of children found at second Catholic-run indigenous school in Canada
# Saskatchewan
# Saskatchewan

Remains of hundreds of children found at second Catholic-run indigenous school in Canada

2 hours ago 12,245 Views 42 Comments

It follows a similar discovery at a Catholic school in the country last month.

New information pursued in search for missing Irishman in Wyoming
# Wyoming
# Wyoming

New information pursued in search for missing Irishman in Wyoming

2 hours ago 18,180 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old was last seen in Grand Teton National Park on 8 June.

'We are already in the third wave': Brazil sets new world record for daily Covid-19 infections
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are already in the third wave': Brazil sets new world record for daily Covid-19 infections

3 hours ago 15,889 Views 8 Comments

The country is already one of the worst-hit countries in the world.

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

3 hours ago 9,531 Views 13 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

'The pace of change is too slow': Calls for 40% gender quota in boardrooms
# NWCI
# NWCI

'The pace of change is too slow': Calls for 40% gender quota in boardrooms

4 hours ago 9,648 Views 57 Comments

Fewer than one in five board members in Ireland are women.

Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'
# Economy
# Economy

Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'

4 hours ago 5,413 Views 5 Comments

The think-tank has outlined its forecasts for the Irish economy in a new report.

If NPHET recommend easing slowdown, the government will find it impossible to reject the advice
# 5 July Delay
# 5 July Delay

If NPHET recommend easing slowdown, the government will find it impossible to reject the advice

10 hours ago 33,334 Views 63 Comments

Some government sources have said the Taoiseach is being “over cautious”.

'I just want my life back': Britney Spears asks court to end her 'abusive' conservatorship
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

'I just want my life back': Britney Spears asks court to end her 'abusive' conservatorship

10 hours ago 24,481 Views 17 Comments

She said she ‘deserves to have a life’ uncontrolled by others and that the arrangement was ‘doing more harm than good’.

Yesterday’s News

Couple who settled High Court actions in wrongful termination case want meeting with Health Minister
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Couple who settled High Court actions in wrongful termination case want meeting with Health Minister

10 hours ago 10,506 Views 0 Comments

Rebecca Price and Patrick Kiely’s son would have turned two years old this summer.

Biden nominates Massachusetts' Claire Cronin as US ambassador to Ireland
# Pending Approval
# Pending Approval

Biden nominates Massachusetts' Claire Cronin as US ambassador to Ireland

11 hours ago 20,462 Views 6 Comments

Cronin’s nomination will have to be approved by the US Senate, after a confirmation hearing takes place.

Germany breathe big sigh of relief as late goal sets up last-16 clash with England
# Report
From The42
# Report

Germany breathe big sigh of relief as late goal sets up last-16 clash with England

12 hours ago 28,685 Views 26 Comments

Leon Goretzka got his side out of jail in the dying minutes.

Remains of 3,000-year-old shark attack victim found by scientists
# Kyoto University
# Kyoto University

Remains of 3,000-year-old shark attack victim found by scientists

12 hours ago 30,757 Views 25 Comments

A combination of archaeological science and forensic techniques have helped to show that his body is the earliest direct evidence of a shark attack.

Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid

12 hours ago 15,629 Views 5 Comments

€494,000 worth of drugs and €22,450 in cash were seized from Newbridge, Co Kildare.

Germany fan with rainbow flag invades pitch during Hungarian anthem as row heats up
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

Germany fan with rainbow flag invades pitch during Hungarian anthem as row heats up

13 hours ago 32,258 Views 26 Comments

Meanwhile, EU leaders and Hungary traded barbs over the new law banning LGBTQ educational content for children.

Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison
# McAfee
# McAfee

Antivirus software creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

Updated 13 hours ago 103,663 Views 54 Comments

The 75-year-old was arrested last October at Barcelona’s international airport.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

13 hours ago 7,342 Views 0 Comments

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper to publish last edition on Thursday
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper to publish last edition on Thursday

13 hours ago 6,482 Views 13 Comments

Apple Daily was founded by tycoon Jimmy Lai in 1995.

Archbishop calls HSE recommendation to defer Communions and Confirmations ‘disappointing’
# No Communions
# No Communions

Archbishop calls HSE recommendation to defer Communions and Confirmations ‘disappointing’

13 hours ago 22,894 Views 17 Comments

The HSE recommended the ceremonies be postponed until September to help curb Covid cases.

Your evening longread: What makes the ultimate Hollywood power couple
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: What makes the ultimate Hollywood power couple

13 hours ago 18,018 Views 4 Comments

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

'My wife tells me my name is muck on social media, but I haven't seen it myself, so it doesn't affect me'
# Haters Gonna Hate
From The42
# Haters Gonna Hate

'My wife tells me my name is muck on social media, but I haven't seen it myself, so it doesn't affect me'

14 hours ago 61,446 Views 5 Comments

Vinny Perth praised his side’s ‘togetherness’ after they earned a first win since his return as manager.

Dr Peter Boylan: The National Maternity Hospital deal is dead in the water, it's time for Plan B
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Peter Boylan: The National Maternity Hospital deal is dead in the water, it's time for Plan B

15 hours ago 28,096 Views 41 Comments

The former Master of the National Maternity Hospital says the Catholic ethos will never meet with that of the State and it’s time to move on.

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
# Live Music
# Live Music

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

15 hours ago 9,242 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

Goalkeeping howler helps 5-star Spain reach last 16
# Error
From The42
# Error

Goalkeeping howler helps 5-star Spain reach last 16

15 hours ago 26,196 Views 9 Comments

Martin Dubravka had a moment to forget for Slovakia.

Mary Lou McDonald urges DUP to commit to ‘real powersharing’ in Northern Ireland
# Stormont
# Stormont

Mary Lou McDonald urges DUP to commit to ‘real powersharing’ in Northern Ireland

15 hours ago 10,238 Views 20 Comments

McDonald claimed that a DUP “failure to accept rights and equality” was a factor in the “political storm” that has hit unionism

Warnings reissued as scam calls continue
# Scam Calls
# Scam Calls

Warnings reissued as scam calls continue

16 hours ago 71,161 Views 46 Comments

People are asked not to engage with these callers and to hang up and block the number if possible.

Pilot music festival gets go ahead to serve alcohol
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Pilot music festival gets go ahead to serve alcohol

16 hours ago 14,984 Views 0 Comments

Gavin James will headline the outdoor gigs at Royal Hospital Kilmainham early next month.

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year

17 hours ago 18,195 Views 9 Comments

The music festival in Co Waterford has been rescheduled for July 2022.

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge
# ECDC
# ECDC

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge

17 hours ago 38,613 Views 51 Comments

The variant will account for 90% of cases in the European Union by the end of August, the agency predicts.

Coronavirus: 348 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 348 new cases confirmed in Ireland

17 hours ago 51,645 Views 68 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Defence lawyers in the Kevin Lunney abduction trial are challenging garda CCTV evidence
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Defence lawyers in the Kevin Lunney abduction trial are challenging garda CCTV evidence

17 hours ago 11,214 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that footage was gathered from Cavan, Monaghan, Westmeath and Dublin by gardaí.

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison
# Spain
# Spain

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison

18 hours ago 8,452 Views 5 Comments

The men were jailed for organising a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.

'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest
# River Liffey
# River Liffey

'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest

Updated 18 hours ago 23,220 Views 29 Comments

Minister Charlie McConalogue has announced a tour of ports and harbours over the next few months to hear fishers’ concerns.

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector
# Hospitality Industry
# Hospitality Industry

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector

18 hours ago 13,921 Views 59 Comments

Both restaurateurs and vintners’ representatives have called on the Government to explain the impact of the Delta variant.

Fresh inquests into Stardust tragedy may commence in the autumn after long wait for families
# Stardust
# Stardust

Fresh inquests into Stardust tragedy may commence in the autumn after long wait for families

18 hours ago 3,605 Views 0 Comments

A problem with securing legal for the families of some of the Stardust victims has been resolved, a pre-inquest hearing was told today.

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