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Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Today’s News

'It's demoralising and makes me want to leave': How poor pay is impacting home carers in this 'lucrative' sector Exclusive

Part two of Noteworthy’s investigation examines pay and conditions of these frontline workers, as well as profits made by providers.

Yesterday’s News

21-year-old recounts how she rescued family who got into difficulty off Donegal coast

A father and his three daughters got into difficulty in the water off Portsalon beach.

John Hume’s body makes final journey home

The former SDLP leader and a key architect of the Good Friday Agreement died on Monday aged 83.

From The42 Ireland complete famous win over world champions England in third ODI Cricket

Ireland complete famous win over world champions England in third ODI

Kevin O’Brien hit the final ball in a superb seven-wicket victory for Ireland.

Man (33) found not guilty of raping woman after they met at New Year's Eve ball

The two had met at a ball in the local GAA clubhouse.

At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts

The cause of the blasts is believed to be a fire at a fireworks warehouse.

Quiz: How well do you know Derry?

John Hume, Lisa McGee, and the Free Derry mural… How well do you know the city and county?

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Phase Four postponed, face masks mandatory in shops from Monday and a devastating explosion in Beirut.

From The42 Waterford FC doctor resigns as club reports second suspected Covid-19 case Upheaval

Waterford FC doctor resigns as club reports second suspected Covid-19 case

Today’s game with Sligo was postponed over a suspected Covid-19 case discovered yesterday.

Your evening longread: A profile of Donald Trump years before he became president

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Small aerosol droplets could penetrate PPE, scientists warn

“PPE is an effective barrier to large droplets but may be less effective for small ones,” an academic surgeon said.

From The42 Connacht's Jack Carty has the tools to break back into the Ireland mix Playmaker

Connacht's Jack Carty has the tools to break back into the Ireland mix

The 27-year-old out-half had his struggles post-World Cup but remains a classy operator.

Restaurants and pubs serving food will have to close at 11pm from Monday, Taoiseach says

The government has decided against allowing pubs that don’t serve food to reopen on 10 August.

Factcheck: Are dognappers marking targets with stickers on ESB pillars?

Social media users have claimed that dog thieves are using stickers on ESB mini pillars to mark houses where dogs will be stolen.

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say

Today’s decision based on advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) comes after an increase in cases over recent weeks.

Phase Four postponed: Pubs to stay closed, five destinations taken off Green List, and masks mandatory in shops from 10 August

“I wish I was in a position to share better news today, but I am not,” Taoiseach Micheál Martin said after Cabinet met.

Blow to weddings and sport as government extends restrictions on public gatherings

Limits on 50 people indoors and 200 people outdoors are to remain.

The Remote: The return of Umbrella Academy, a Belfast thriller, and a pinch of time travel

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 45 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

From The42 'I think I'm in the best place for him to bring me to a world-class level' Big Addition

'I think I'm in the best place for him to bring me to a world-class level'

RG Snyman says head coach Johann van Graan was the key factor in attracting him to Munster.

Leo Varadkar says a "very cautious" approach will be taken by Cabinet on the advice of NPHET

Time limits, opening hour restrictions and social distancing rules, are possibilities to be discussed by ministers today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'If you said to me, 'Is there more doping in football than we think?' I would say yes' BTL

'If you said to me, 'Is there more doping in football than we think?' I would say yes'

David Walsh is our guest on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

It's 75 years since the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Survivors are continuing their campaign calling for a ban on nuclear weapons.

PSNI arrests 10 people in historical sexual abuse investigation

All 10 people are aged between 63 and 78 and were arrested in Fermanagh, Belfast and Derry.

EU launches 'in-depth' probe of Google's bid for Fitbit

There is concern that acquiring Fitbit’s user data will strengthen Google’s position in targeted advertising.

PPE grant now available for people with cystic fibrosis

The grant of €100 per applicant is available from Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.

Amazon gets green light from watchdog to buy stake in Deliveroo UK

Amazon gets green light from watchdog to buy stake in Deliveroo

The CMA said that the deal was unlikely to ‘substantially lessen’ competition.

100-year-old Irish whiskey expected to fetch €12,000 at auction

The whiskey is a 16-year matured single malt from the George Roe distillery.

Donald Trump says US is 'lower than the world' in Covid-19 deaths as proportion of cases

A 30 minute interview of the US president was aired by HBO yesterday.

From The42 'It is very alien' - Tipperary star McCarthy completes historic switch between Aussie Rules sides Closer Look

'It is very alien' - Tipperary star McCarthy completes historic switch between Aussie Rules sides

Aisling McCarthy joins West Coast Eagles from Western Bulldogs. Here, she speaks to The42 about the move.

Nearly 70% of people would take a Covid-19 vaccine, according to new poll

The poll surveyed 2,000 people in July.

Pizza Express eyes restaurant closures in UK, but Milano in Ireland to stay open

Pizza Express operates the Milano restaurants in Ireland.

Man charged and due in court over burglary of premises on South Mall in Cork

He is due to appear before Mallow District Court this morning.

Norway places restrictions on cruises after dozens become infected with Covid-19

Ships bearing more than 100 people – including crew – will be barred from stopping off or disembarking passengers.

Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

The men had been missing for nearly three days.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume

Newspapers have extensively covered the life of John Hume in today’s front pages.

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