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Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

48 minutes ago 11,549 Views 7 Comments

Care for a Coke?

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster reach Pro14 final on back of bonus point victory over Ulster

1 hour ago 12,621 Views 94 Comments

The game ended 38-19 for Leo Cullen’s side as Ulster finished with 14 men following Andrew Warwick’s dismissal.

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland
# Tenducci
# Tenducci

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland

2 hours ago 17,752 Views 11 Comments

The story of Fernando Tenducci is told through a new CD of songs he would have sung back in the 18th century.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

2 hours ago 6,885 Views 0 Comments

A quick round-up of what made the headlines today.

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final
# Born Torun
From The42
# Born Torun

Phil Healy just misses out on medal and sets massive PB in European final

3 hours ago 8,376 Views 12 Comments

The Cork superstar was fourth in the 400m final, clocking a time of 51.94.

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations

3 hours ago 22,920 Views 0 Comments

The man in his late 70s is currently detained at Henry Street Garda Station.

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill
# Senate
# Senate

Biden and Democrats prevail as US senate approves Covid relief bill

Updated 4 hours ago 21,761 Views 35 Comments

The 1.9 trillion dollar package was approved by a 50-49 vote along party lines.

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City
# Protest
# Protest

Five arrested as hundreds turn out to anti-lockdown protest in Cork City

Updated 4 hours ago 122,093 Views 0 Comments

Multiple Garda checkpoints were set up around Cork City.

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare
# Athy
# Athy

Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare

4 hours ago 31,081 Views 13 Comments

Declan Reid had been missing since he and his son got into difficulty at Ardreigh Lock outside Athy on Sunday.

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

4 hours ago 16,255 Views 7 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 14 deaths and 539 new cases confirmed in Ireland

5 hours ago 63,963 Views 100 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin

Updated 5 hours ago 114,869 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Inchicore in Dublin 8.

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

6 hours ago 8,499 Views 15 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

Judges vote to adopt new guidelines to reduce personal injury awards
# Judicial Council
# Judicial Council

Judges vote to adopt new guidelines to reduce personal injury awards

6 hours ago 15,761 Views 25 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will bring proposals to Cabinet on Tuesday on how to implement the guidelines.

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months

6 hours ago 42,433 Views 29 Comments

Foster will take over the licence at Cullentra Stables.

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated 8 hours ago 45,116 Views 84 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship

9 hours ago 22,499 Views 47 Comments

The artist says her song has been misinterpreted and is about an abusive relationship between two lovers.

Davy stockbrokers' CEO resigns amid bond deal fine
# Executive Action
# Executive Action

Davy stockbrokers' CEO resigns amid bond deal fine

9 hours ago 26,524 Views 0 Comments

Davy’s deputy chairman Kyran McLaughlin and head of bonds Barry Nangle also resigned this morning.

Mainly dry weekend ahead of 'very disturbed weather' next week
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Mainly dry weekend ahead of 'very disturbed weather' next week

10 hours ago 33,758 Views 20 Comments

Today will be cool but dry across the country with spells of sunshine

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors

10 hours ago 28,415 Views 5 Comments

Nadia Power, Mark English, Cian McPhillips and Phil Healy are all in action in the business end of their respective events this evening.

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place

10 hours ago 16,698 Views 13 Comments

It is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where people can socially distance in their seats.

Body of man discovered on Moore Street in Dublin
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Body of man discovered on Moore Street in Dublin

11 hours ago 60,205 Views 48 Comments

It’s understood he was a rough sleeper.

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?

11 hours ago 42,099 Views 158 Comments

Seachtain na Gaeilge kicked off on Monday.

Suicide organisations warn of exaggerated or false information being shared online
# Galway
# Galway

Suicide organisations warn of exaggerated or false information being shared online

12 hours ago 18,149 Views 0 Comments

There have been multiple posts on social media making claims about the number of suicides in an area of Galway recently.

Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive
# Perseverance
# Perseverance

Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive

12 hours ago 20,311 Views 31 Comments

The Perseverance rover completed a drive lasting more than half an hour.

'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'
# Road Less Travelled
From The42
# Road Less Travelled

'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'

12 hours ago 40,180 Views 17 Comments

Cormac Izuchukwu has taken a unique route into pro rugby and is now impressing with Ulster.

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

13 hours ago 19,966 Views 27 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

13 hours ago 10,606 Views 6 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Iraqi Shiite leader says Christians should live 'in security and peace' after meeting Pope Francis
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Iraqi Shiite leader says Christians should live 'in security and peace' after meeting Pope Francis

Updated 14 hours ago 25,659 Views 43 Comments

Pope Francis met with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Iraq today.

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar
# Problem Gambling
# Problem Gambling

'We've reached a point of no return - it's an epidemic': Problem gambling fears raised as bookie revenues soar

14 hours ago 28,049 Views 56 Comments

Long-awaited gambling regulations are due to be introduced later in the year.

'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'Athletically, he is phenomenal. We really don't produce guys like him in Ireland'

14 hours ago 78,458 Views 18 Comments

21-year-old Ryan Baird made his Ireland debut last weekend and looks set for further Six Nations involvement.

Nuclear deal on agenda as Coveney travels to Iran to meet with President Rouhani
# Iran
# Iran

Nuclear deal on agenda as Coveney travels to Iran to meet with President Rouhani

15 hours ago 21,161 Views 43 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney will also meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

Dr Peter Boylan: The RTÉ Investigates programme reminds us of the issues facing the State-funded National Maternity Hospital
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Peter Boylan: The RTÉ Investigates programme reminds us of the issues facing the State-funded National Maternity Hospital

15 hours ago 24,530 Views 13 Comments

A private charity with Catholic values should not be given ownership of a State-funded maternity hospital, writes Dr Peter Boylan.

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
# Finalists
From The42
# Finalists

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought

15 hours ago 23,478 Views 30 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.

Switzerland to vote tomorrow on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland to vote tomorrow on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places

16 hours ago 18,783 Views 0 Comments

Polls indicate a slim majority support the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules

22 hours ago 58,116 Views 68 Comments

Amárach Research gives a glimpse into how people currently feel about restrictions.

Yesterday’s News

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis
# Removed
# Removed

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis

Fri 10:43 PM 8,688 Views 6 Comments

YouTube said it is watching for any further content that might violate its rules.

Gardaí renew appeal for information over 2014 murder of Paul Gallagher
# Paul Gallagher
# Paul Gallagher

Gardaí renew appeal for information over 2014 murder of Paul Gallagher

Fri 10:07 PM 17,634 Views 1 Comment

He was shot dead in a field in Meath.

QUIZ: How well do you know the month of March?
# Lousy Smarch Weather
# Lousy Smarch Weather

QUIZ: How well do you know the month of March?

Fri 9:30 PM 43,831 Views 18 Comments

There will be at least one question about Paddy’s Day.

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht
# Decider
From The42
# Decider

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht

Fri 9:21 PM 34,309 Views 174 Comments

The southern province will have a chance to end their 10-year trophy drought later this month.

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