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Almost 40% favour legalising cannabis for recreational use, over 90% in favour of medicinal use
# Green Light
# Green Light

Almost 40% favour legalising cannabis for recreational use, over 90% in favour of medicinal use

39 minutes ago 1,290 Views 6 Comments

New polling by Red C on behalf of The Journal shines a light on the nation’s views on legalising cannabis.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know these European capital cities?
# It's Quizzness Time
# It's Quizzness Time

Quiz: How well do you know these European capital cities?

2 hours ago 27,010 Views 15 Comments

Test yourself.

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation
# A Kiely Donnybrook
From The42
# A Kiely Donnybrook

John Kiely launches attack on GAA over rules and accuses Galway of simulation

4 hours ago 38,239 Views 83 Comments

The Limerick boss was holding little back in the aftermath of his side’s defeat.

Money Diaries: A primary school teacher on €45K living in Sligo
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A primary school teacher on €45K living in Sligo

4 hours ago 49,131 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying life in Sligo during lockdown and watching her spending.

Spotlight

Stolen wheels: Cyclists and their bikes are targets across Ireland

Investigations by The Journal and Noteworthy show how the pandemic has led to an increase in violent thefts and anti-social behaviour.
Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated 4 hours ago 37,303 Views 85 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

4 hours ago 8,461 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what made the headlines today.

NI Covid restrictions breached by Rangers fans in Shankill gathering yesterday
# PSNI
# PSNI

NI Covid restrictions breached by Rangers fans in Shankill gathering yesterday

5 hours ago 14,371 Views 12 Comments

The PSNI had warned fans yesterday that they should continue to follow Covid-19 regulations.

95th-minute winner from goalkeeper Alisson keeps Liverpool's Champions League hopes on track
# Alisson Wonderland
From The42
# Alisson Wonderland

95th-minute winner from goalkeeper Alisson keeps Liverpool's Champions League hopes on track

6 hours ago 37,017 Views 74 Comments

An astonishing moment saved Liverpool’s Champions League hopes in a come-from-behind 2-1 win.

Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks
# Northern India
# Northern India

Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks

6 hours ago 49,964 Views 10 Comments

Rains on Friday exposed the cloth coverings of bodies buried in shallow sand graves on a wide riverbank in Prayagraj.

'The world will know less about what is happening in Gaza': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'The world will know less about what is happening in Gaza': The week in quotes

6 hours ago 7,139 Views 2 Comments

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

Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident

Updated 6 hours ago 97,662 Views 33 Comments

SIPTU expressed their condolences to the man’s family

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack

Updated 7 hours ago 72,274 Views 90 Comments
  • Hackers have reportedly demanded millions of euro from the HSE, but the exact figure has not been confirmed
  • The Department of Health was impacted by the cyber attack on Friday, but has not been targeted by a fresh attack today
  • The HSE has said that the disruption will likely continue 'well into the coming week'
0-14 for Niland as Galway condemn Limerick to first league defeat in nearly two years
# Tribe Talk
From The42
# Tribe Talk

0-14 for Niland as Galway condemn Limerick to first league defeat in nearly two years

7 hours ago 21,512 Views 37 Comments

The action unfolded at Pearse Stadium.

President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration
# The Famine
# The Famine

President Higgins speaks on Covid, events in the Middle East as part of National Famine Commemoration

8 hours ago 7,110 Views 18 Comments

Higgins called the famine a defining moment for Ireland, saying that it unleashed a “cataclysmic period” of Irish history

Coronavirus: 802 new cases confirmed in Ireland over past two days
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 802 new cases confirmed in Ireland over past two days

9 hours ago 113,151 Views 106 Comments

There are 109 people in hospital, including 42 in ICU.

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'
# Seven Necessary Sins
# Seven Necessary Sins

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'

9 hours ago 17,529 Views 22 Comments

We speak to the author about her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, which is published by Tramp Press.

Vaccine registration dates for people aged 40-49 to be announced next week
# Vaccine Registration
# Vaccine Registration

Vaccine registration dates for people aged 40-49 to be announced next week

10 hours ago 38,498 Views 26 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said that people between 40-49 should be able to receive a dose in late May and throughout June.

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

11 hours ago 15,957 Views 20 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

Man (30s) stabbed in Ballymun this morning in 'serious but stable' condition
# Ballymun Stabbing
# Ballymun Stabbing

Man (30s) stabbed in Ballymun this morning in 'serious but stable' condition

11 hours ago 12,646 Views 2 Comments

The man has since been taken to the Mater Hospital.

18-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish 200m record
# Teenage Kicks
From The42
# Teenage Kicks

18-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish 200m record

13 hours ago 58,515 Views 31 Comments

The talented Dubliner bettered Phil Healy’s time at the Big 12 Championship in Manhattan last night.

Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England
# Lancashire
# Lancashire

Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England

Updated 13 hours ago 21,771 Views 1 Comment

Four other people were injured in the serious incident.

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection
# Short Story
# Short Story

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection

14 hours ago 6,453 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.

Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him
# We Meet Again
From The42
# We Meet Again

Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him

14 hours ago 34,222 Views 4 Comments

Barnsley have finally recovered from losing their talismanic captain to Aston Villa in 2017.

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Eurovision this week?

14 hours ago 36,691 Views 53 Comments

What’s Another Year?

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?

15 hours ago 21,418 Views 0 Comments

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

'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

'Like clockwork every year': Dublin's seaside towns once again hit by spate of anti-social behaviour

15 hours ago 60,813 Views 79 Comments
‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’
# Clare Shine
From The42
# Clare Shine

‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’

16 hours ago 40,025 Views 4 Comments

As Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 comes to a close, Clare Shine opens up further on her ongoing battle.

Pressure on FF's hopeful future leader O’Callaghan to deliver decent vote in Dublin Bay South
# Litmus Test
# Litmus Test

Pressure on FF's hopeful future leader O’Callaghan to deliver decent vote in Dublin Bay South

17 hours ago 24,523 Views 39 Comments

Questions could be asked as to whether O’Callaghan is the right man for the job if the party performs poorly.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Glamour in the south Dublin hills: LA-style luxury residence for €2.85m
'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
# My Housing Story
# My Housing Story

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

Sun 12:05 AM 56,514 Views 83 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

Saturday 15 May, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?

Sat 10:00 PM 43,071 Views 20 Comments

Is that you?

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork

Sat 9:14 PM 24,840 Views 30 Comments

Semple Stadium hosted this evening’s game.

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest

Sat 8:00 PM 30,397 Views 52 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:55 PM 12,409 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

Leicester City lift FA Cup for the first time after Tielemans' thunderbolt seals victory over Chelsea

Sat 7:45 PM 29,912 Views 44 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes were contesting their first FA Cup final since 1969.

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today
# Palestine Protests
# Palestine Protests

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today

Updated Sat 7:22 PM 35,482 Views 98 Comments

Protestors gathered at the Spire on O’Connell’s street earlier this afternoon before marching to the Israeli embassy.

Opinion: Radon kills thousands in Ireland but the gas is completely preventable
# Radon Aware
# Radon Aware

Opinion: Radon kills thousands in Ireland but the gas is completely preventable

Sat 6:30 PM 38,705 Views 23 Comments

EcoEye producer Marcus Stewart explains how some straightforward policy moves can bring deaths from the radioactive gas under control.

Five countries removed from Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine
# Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Five countries removed from Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list

Sat 5:45 PM 91,634 Views 43 Comments

All travellers into Ireland must have a negative pre-flight Covid-19 test.

Sensational Clifford grabs 3-6 in Kerry's 22-point trimming of Galway
# Masterclass
From The42
# Masterclass

Sensational Clifford grabs 3-6 in Kerry's 22-point trimming of Galway

Sat 5:29 PM 43,609 Views 28 Comments

The Fossa man completed his hat-trick with a glorious soccer-style dummy and finish.

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