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Today’s News

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns

27 minutes ago 1,321 Views 1 Comment
  • Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
  • Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
  • Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about submarines?
# Deep Waters
# Deep Waters

Quiz: How much do you know about submarines?

2 hours ago 15,479 Views 17 Comments

You might find yourself in hot water.

Mayo county board back Horan and his players by condemning personal attacks
# Standing Together
From The42
# Standing Together

Mayo county board back Horan and his players by condemning personal attacks

Updated 3 hours ago 19,096 Views 24 Comments

Board officers have said they will meet with James Horan and his management team to ‘review the season and plan ahead’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

4 hours ago 10,760 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made headlines today.

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin

4 hours ago 26,776 Views 10 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while saving money for when she goes on maternity leave.

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’
# ROY-al Disapproval
From The42
# ROY-al Disapproval

Roy Keane felt Chelsea against Tottenham was like watching ‘men v boys’

4 hours ago 20,960 Views 8 Comments

Roy Keane heavily criticised Spurs after their dismal defeat in today’s London derby.

Lucky escape for fishermen as boat gets smashed up on rocks off Clare coast
# Doolin Point
# Doolin Point

Lucky escape for fishermen as boat gets smashed up on rocks off Clare coast

5 hours ago 15,452 Views 6 Comments

Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 was on another mission in Limerick at the time and was able to respond to the incident promptly.

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?
# Migration
# Migration

Explainer: How does family reunification work in Ireland? And what are the problems with it?

5 hours ago 6,725 Views 0 Comments

The rules have been brought into sharp focus since the wave of migration from Afghanistan began last month.

'Our children will be waging wars over water and food if we do not act now': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Our children will be waging wars over water and food if we do not act now': The week in quotes

6 hours ago 10,708 Views 0 Comments

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

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity
# La Palma
# La Palma

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity

6 hours ago 56,495 Views 19 Comments

The Cumbre Vieja volcano last erupted 50 years ago.

Man (60s) to appear in court after €130,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork
# Knocknaheeny
# Knocknaheeny

Man (60s) to appear in court after €130,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork

6 hours ago 8,018 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also seized €1,200 in cash during the search on Friday.

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

Public services among 'key objectives' that will frame budget, public expenditure minister says

7 hours ago 10,793 Views 26 Comments

The budget, which will be published next month, is also expected to include an increase in social welfare rates.

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham
# Dave Saves
From The42
# Dave Saves

Noble subbed on to take injury-time penalty - and misses - as Man United hold on vs West Ham

7 hours ago 26,661 Views 55 Comments

Jesse Lingard’s late strike proved to be the winner in a dramatic finish at the London Stadium.

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

8 hours ago 84,088 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Ireland's World Cup hopes get a shot in the arm after deserved win over Italy

8 hours ago 23,288 Views 4 Comments

Ireland defeated Italy 15-7 in Parma today with tries from wingers Beibhinn Parsons and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe.

Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79
# Boycie
# Boycie

Only Fools And Horses star John Challis dies aged 79

8 hours ago 48,562 Views 25 Comments

He starred as Boycie in the beloved sitcom between 1981 and 2003.

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls
# Duma Elections
# Duma Elections

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls

10 hours ago 9,593 Views 27 Comments

The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition.

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,224 new cases confirmed in Ireland

10 hours ago 36,323 Views 25 Comments

278 people are in hospital with the coronavirus disease, including 63 in ICU.

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
# Phased Reopening
# Phased Reopening

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

11 hours ago 27,406 Views 43 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Over 90% of people in Ireland aged over 16 are now fully vaccinated against Covid

11 hours ago 21,456 Views 42 Comments

It’s the highest rate in the European Union.

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan

12 hours ago 22,745 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease.

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
# Hungary
# Hungary

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

13 hours ago 13,872 Views 28 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

English football legend Jimmy Greaves dies at the age of 81

14 hours ago 35,457 Views 41 Comments

The Spurs and Chelsea great died at home on Sunday morning.

Poll: If money wasn't an issue would you go to space as a tourist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: If money wasn't an issue would you go to space as a tourist?

14 hours ago 34,690 Views 75 Comments

A billionaire paid for the crew to take their three day trip to space.

Teenage woman arrested after discovery of injured man
# Limerick
# Limerick

Teenage woman arrested after discovery of injured man

15 hours ago 50,745 Views 0 Comments

The man was found with serious head injuries on Friday in Westfield Park, Limerick.

Lynn Boylan: Illegal sale of puppies online can no longer be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lynn Boylan: Illegal sale of puppies online can no longer be ignored

16 hours ago 28,417 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin senator says new legislation to stop the sale of dogs online is not being enforced.

Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels
# Australia
# Australia

Submarine row runs deeper as Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' for French vessels

16 hours ago 36,108 Views 56 Comments

A diplomatic row has broken out between France and Australia after Morrison’s Government withdrew from a deal.

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
# Space
# Space

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

16 hours ago 23,901 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

The Taoiseach is heading to NYC for a busy schedule of UN events (and will also drop by 30 Rock)
# New York New York
# New York New York

The Taoiseach is heading to NYC for a busy schedule of UN events (and will also drop by 30 Rock)

17 hours ago 24,529 Views 34 Comments

The Taoiseach will chair a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday.

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

17 hours ago 16,653 Views 28 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them

17 hours ago 24,996 Views 4 Comments

Ireland take on Italy at 2pm in Parma today in a World Cup Qualifier fixture.

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'Perfect storm': Supply chain woes to continue as shoppers told to batten down hatches into 2022
# Shipping Crunch
# Shipping Crunch

'Perfect storm': Supply chain woes to continue as shoppers told to batten down hatches into 2022

Sun 12:05 AM 80,679 Views 39 Comments
  • Irish bathroom and furniture businesses have been hit hard by the global transport crisis, a new report highlights.
  • Blockages at European ports like Antwerp and Rotterdam have particularly hurt Irish firms.
  • Disruption and elevated shipping costs are expected to last until at least the second quarter of 2022.

Saturday 18 September, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about horses?
# Whinny
# Whinny

Quiz: How much do you know about horses?

Sat 10:00 PM 40,884 Views 17 Comments

Neigh!

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'
# Want
From The42
# Want

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'

Sat 9:30 PM 30,278 Views 7 Comments

Jordi Murphy lays out his idea of a successful season for Ulster, who will be greatly boosted by the arrival of Duane Vermeulen.

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Will this be Opportunity Lost 2.0?': State must 'learn from mistakes' of past redress schemes

Sat 8:00 PM 10,685 Views 0 Comments

A new book explores Magdalene laundries and the State’s response to institutional abuse.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:59 PM 12,534 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Opinion: As our population ages, palliative care will become increasingly important
# Palliative Care Week
# Palliative Care Week

Opinion: As our population ages, palliative care will become increasingly important

Sat 7:45 PM 13,122 Views 15 Comments

Dr Peter May and Professor Charles Normand say palliative care in Ireland must be expanded now to meet current and future needs.

‘Sorry is not enough’, says survivor of US drone strike killings
# Kabul
# Kabul

‘Sorry is not enough’, says survivor of US drone strike killings

Sat 7:21 PM 15,457 Views 21 Comments

Ten members of one family, including seven children, were killed in error by the US hellfire missile.

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