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Today’s News

'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

3 hours ago 6,745 Views 32 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.

Yesterday’s News

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

Quiz: How much do you know about statues?

5 hours ago 19,880 Views 14 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

5 hours ago 13,965 Views 26 Comments

Semple Stadium hosted this evening’s game.

Man (20) dies in workplace accident in Dublin Port this afternoon
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Man (20) dies in workplace accident in Dublin Port this afternoon

5 hours ago 35,393 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident, which took place at a shipping premises, at approximately 3:30pm.

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.
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

7 hours ago 18,482 Views 43 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

7 hours ago 8,343 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

7 hours ago 19,384 Views 42 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 7 hours ago 26,922 Views 72 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

8 hours ago 24,865 Views 21 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

9 hours ago 63,899 Views 34 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

9 hours ago 34,317 Views 27 Comments

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

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system

Updated 10 hours ago 88,107 Views 96 Comments
  • The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues as normal, but daily case numbers are not available
  • Thousands more appointments could be cancelled next week
  • A ransom has been sought but will not be paid
Man arrested for hitting garda after large party is broken up at Oliver Bond flats
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested for hitting garda after large party is broken up at Oliver Bond flats

10 hours ago 36,121 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old man was arrested after hitting a garda while officers broke up the party last night.

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated 11 hours ago 25,292 Views 19 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict

13 hours ago 7,460 Views 31 Comments

Carmel Quinn spoke about her experience after the massacre took place and the 50 years it took for families to be vindicated.

Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday
# Arson Attack
# Arson Attack

Man (40s) arrested in connection with two suspected arson incidents in Limerick city yesterday

14 hours ago 12,079 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí received reports that a business nearby Browns Quay in Limerick City was on fire at 5:30am yesterday morning

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends
# Debenhams
# Debenhams

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends

14 hours ago 25,906 Views 43 Comments

The retail firm collapsed amid the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries
# Travel
# Travel

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries

15 hours ago 39,882 Views 37 Comments

Travellers from European Union countries with coronavirus rates below 500 cases per 100,000 residents can visit Portugal from Monday.

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time

16 hours ago 17,871 Views 37 Comments

A rover will join an American craft which arrived at the red planet in February.

The team that came from nowhere to create a Midlands fairy tale
# Hardy Buccs
From The42
# Hardy Buccs

The team that came from nowhere to create a Midlands fairy tale

17 hours ago 40,135 Views 9 Comments

In the 1990s an unlikely union between two towns lifted Buccaneers from the third tier of Irish rugby to the top. Their story was a classic tale of success against the odds.

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
# Peace
# Peace

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

17 hours ago 8,218 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see closer economic ties between China and Ireland?

18 hours ago 42,715 Views 82 Comments

China is currently Ireland’s largest trading partner in Asia.

From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story

19 hours ago 28,547 Views 2 Comments

Eoin Doyle on Bolton’s unlikely triumph and becoming the first player at the club since Michael Ricketts to score 19 goals in a season.

Two men injured after car veers off road in serious Wexford crash
# New Ross
# New Ross

Two men injured after car veers off road in serious Wexford crash

19 hours ago 31,443 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

What next? Summer reopening plans to see holidays to the UK back on and live events trialled
# Summer Plans
# Summer Plans

What next? Summer reopening plans to see holidays to the UK back on and live events trialled

20 hours ago 26,671 Views 26 Comments

Outdoor dining, trialled live events and cinema reopening set for June.

'I couldn't look at a hurl, it was gone that bad' - return of a four-time All-Ireland winner
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

'I couldn't look at a hurl, it was gone that bad' - return of a four-time All-Ireland winner

20 hours ago 24,458 Views 6 Comments

Katrina Parrock is back with the Wexford camogie team after a five-year break.

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials

20 hours ago 9,361 Views 0 Comments

All four vaccines approved for use in Ireland have been tested on animals as well as humans.

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July
# Rollout
# Rollout

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July

Sat 12:05 AM 40,445 Views 45 Comments

Almost 270,000 vaccines were administered in Ireland in the seven days up to Tuesday.

Friday 14 May, 2021

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US
# DPC
# DPC

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US

Fri 10:43 PM 12,076 Views 12 Comments

Facebook Ireland today lost its bid to block the Data Protection Commissioner from conducting a probe into the matter.

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role
# Elise Stefanik
# Elise Stefanik

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role

Fri 10:17 PM 28,169 Views 37 Comments

Elise Stefanik has repeated many of the former president’s claims about election fraud.

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat
# Strength In Depth
From The42
# Strength In Depth

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat

Fri 10:15 PM 25,935 Views 63 Comments

Tried from Jack Conan and Robbie Henshaw helped Leo Cullen’s side come from behind to win at the RDS.

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears

Fri 9:52 PM 47,369 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next month.

Debunked: Multiple claims on Instagram about vaccines, face masks and Covid-19 tests are false or misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Multiple claims on Instagram about vaccines, face masks and Covid-19 tests are false or misleading

Fri 9:30 PM 19,179 Views 0 Comments

The claims have been made in recent weeks.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Fri 9:00 PM 11,482 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Taoiseach sends congratulations as Edwin Poots elected new leader of the DUP
# ULSTER SAYS NEW
# ULSTER SAYS NEW

Taoiseach sends congratulations as Edwin Poots elected new leader of the DUP

Updated Fri 8:40 PM 62,623 Views 113 Comments

Poots previously indicated that he will nominate a colleague to serve as First Minister.

Your evening longread: How subscriptions took over our lives
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How subscriptions took over our lives

Fri 8:30 PM 8,839 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Connacht left singing and dancing in the rain after big win over Munster
# Fiery
From The42
# Fiery

Connacht left singing and dancing in the rain after big win over Munster

Fri 8:21 PM 41,258 Views 99 Comments

Munster lost 24-20 to Connacht in tonight’s Rainbow Cup encounter at Thomond Park.

Two men arrested after cash, weapons and €40k of suspected drugs seized in Co Clare
# Ennistymon
# Ennistymon

Two men arrested after cash, weapons and €40k of suspected drugs seized in Co Clare

Fri 7:51 PM 20,462 Views 8 Comments

A number of search warrants were executed in the Ennistymon area this morning.

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid
# HSE
# HSE

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid

Updated Fri 7:13 PM 209,390 Views 202 Comments
  • HSE to cancel health appointments on Monday if the ransomware attack isn't resolved by then, with some appointments already postponed.
  • A list of health services that have and have not been affected by the cyber attack today has been published.
  • The vaccination programme has not been affected, and Covid-19 tests are still to go ahead at walk-in centres.
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