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EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out in NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out in NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says

3 minutes ago 144 Views 0 Comments

She said UK/EU relations would be in a ‘difficult place’ if it was true No 10 always intended to ditch the protocol.

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'
# Modern Management
From The42
# Modern Management

'Coaching is no more a f*cking science, but it is an art'

Updated 10 minutes ago 8,723 Views 3 Comments

Keith Ricken and Andy Moran are vastly different stages of their careers, but both have been appointed senior inter-county managers for the first time.

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
# ECHR
# ECHR

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK

50 minutes ago 3,553 Views 5 Comments

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

1 hour ago 5,328 Views 0 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

2 hours ago 10,451 Views 16 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error
# Danny's Boy
From The42
# Danny's Boy

Portsmouth boss backs 'brilliant' Bazunu to recover from Rotherham error

2 hours ago 12,244 Views 4 Comments

A mistake from the Ireland goalkeeper helped Rotherham regain the lead in yesterday’s game.

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,380 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 19,170 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says
# David Amess
# David Amess

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says

Updated 3 hours ago 23,866 Views 3 Comments

It comes after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents on Friday.

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

3 hours ago 4,755 Views 4 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

THE GOOD INFORMATION PROJECT
Migration and the EU
Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

4 hours ago 29,653 Views 94 Comments

A report has recommended that the licence fee should be replaced by exchequer funding.

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali

5 hours ago 7,025 Views 1 Comment

The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic.

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night

5 hours ago 17,278 Views 28 Comments

The Munster No10 won the game with a late conversion just minutes after seeing his clearance kick charged down for a Connacht try.

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

6 hours ago 20,129 Views 49 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

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Hidden gem on the city's edge: Explore a light-filled former coach house in Limerick
Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'

6 hours ago 24,772 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal can reveal that many Traveller children are routinely put on 'reduced hours' at school - with at least one student on just 40 minutes a day
  • Reporters Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy work with Traveller focus groups to expose this issue
  • Over 60 children on one halting site in Munster received no digital supports during Covid lockdowns
Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall

6 hours ago 9,183 Views 1 Comment

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

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

7 hours ago 23,759 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

7 hours ago 29,201 Views 58 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says
# Robert Durst
# Robert Durst

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says

7 hours ago 26,468 Views 8 Comments

Earlier this week, he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend.

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'
# Cork
# Cork

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'

8 hours ago 20,382 Views 36 Comments

The Cork Jazz Festival runs from 22-25 October.

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different
# Reds Issue
From The42
# Reds Issue

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different

8 hours ago 11,505 Views 1 Comment

Positive moves off the pitch have helped put the club on the right path again, but the Tolka Park issue still looms large.

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

9 hours ago 21,477 Views 4 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows

15 hours ago 21,987 Views 68 Comments

It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?
# The Count
# The Count

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?

17 hours ago 43,027 Views 22 Comments

We all know that 42 is the most important, but anyway…

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death
# Joey
From The42
# Joey

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death

17 hours ago 39,048 Views 109 Comments

Munster defeated Connacht with a late Joey Carbery conversion in the first Irish derby of the season in Thomond Park.

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess

Updated 19 hours ago 40,284 Views 23 Comments

Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
# Profile
# Profile

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

19 hours ago 44,527 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

19 hours ago 8,363 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets
# Looking Sharp
From The42
# Looking Sharp

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets

20 hours ago 22,190 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side delivered a performance full of power and skill as they welcomed back some big-hitters.

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan

20 hours ago 34,237 Views 83 Comments

Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'
# Assessing Biden
# Assessing Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'

20 hours ago 11,518 Views 27 Comments

Our columnist says Biden is doing OK but has taken a major hit on the back of Afghanistan.

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
# Trial And Improve
# Trial And Improve

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

21 hours ago 27,079 Views 11 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids
# Lucy In The Sky
# Lucy In The Sky

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids

21 hours ago 9,771 Views 6 Comments

Lucy is named after the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia nearly half a century ago.

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester
# Asleep At The Wheel
From The42
# Asleep At The Wheel

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester

22 hours ago 33,067 Views 59 Comments

A late collapse by the visitors saw Brendan Rodgers’ men earn a thrilling 4-2 victory.

Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time
# Russia
# Russia

Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time

23 hours ago 17,374 Views 9 Comments

About 43 million Russians – 29% of the country’s nearly 146 million people – are fully vaccinated.

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search
# Clare
# Clare

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search

Sat 2:55 PM 21,862 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out in the west Clare region this morning.

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford
# Magic Mo
From The42
# Magic Mo

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford

Sat 2:49 PM 25,827 Views 25 Comments

Claudio Ranieri’s first game as Watford manager ended in a 5-0 defeat.

Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Sat 1:53 PM 74,584 Views 129 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

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