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Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week

1 hour ago 2,178 Views 2 Comments
  • The HSE plans to begin administering at a facility in Dublin city centre on Monday.
  • The initial rollout will target single people living in hostels across the city.
  • There is an estimated 3,000 homeless people in Dublin city in addition to 700 families living in hotels.

Yesterday’s News

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise
# Vaccine Deliveries
# Vaccine Deliveries

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise

1 hour ago 4,516 Views 21 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that the action was take over AstraZeneca’s “complete failure to meet its delivery and contractual agreements for April, May and June”.

Nursing-home visits to increase to four per week from 4 May
# Weekly Visits
# Weekly Visits

Nursing-home visits to increase to four per week from 4 May

2 hours ago 2,933 Views 2 Comments

This applies to all long-term residential care facilities.

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert
# Svetlana Murphy
# Svetlana Murphy

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert

2 hours ago 151,924 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that the 14-year-old girl will be re-united with her family tonight.

'I've been struck by the public's response to what the disease is doing': The key points from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

'I've been struck by the public's response to what the disease is doing': The key points from tonight's NPHET briefing

3 hours ago 29,806 Views 38 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'
# Who's At The Wheel
From The42
# Who's At The Wheel

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'

Updated 3 hours ago 6,518 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella gave their thoughts during a difficult week, and after a stop-start few years, for Irish women’s rugby.

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions
# Parachute Regiment
# Parachute Regiment

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions

3 hours ago 7,373 Views 12 Comments

The judicial review challenge has been listed for hearing for five days beginning on 20 September.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

4 hours ago 5,770 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: The chef who will never eat again
# Evening Longread
# Evening Longread

Your evening longread: The chef who will never eat again

4 hours ago 11,253 Views 2 Comments

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

Gardaí seize catalytic converters worth €2.2 million following search in north Dublin
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize catalytic converters worth €2.2 million following search in north Dublin

4 hours ago 44,998 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene earlier.

Stormont leaders call on Irish Government to share data on passengers arriving on the island
# Data-sharing Impasse
# Data-sharing Impasse

Stormont leaders call on Irish Government to share data on passengers arriving on the island

4 hours ago 9,839 Views 9 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill both expressed frustration over the issue.

Top two inches: How Billy Holland set out on his path into Munster's record books
# Measure Of The Man
From The42
# Measure Of The Man

Top two inches: How Billy Holland set out on his path into Munster's record books

5 hours ago 9,272 Views 3 Comments

There are plenty of locks bigger than Billy Holland about, but few have left such a footprint on rugby in Munster.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Trailer Watch
# Trailer Watch

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

5 hours ago 16,573 Views 22 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years

5 hours ago 15,191 Views 13 Comments

Kevin Bronson pleaded guilty to robbery at Centra, Old Bawn Shopping Centre, Tallaght.

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making
# Football
# Football

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making

5 hours ago 8,119 Views 12 Comments

UCC’s Dr Seán Ó Conaill looks back on an extraordinary week for international football.

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian
# KPMG
# KPMG

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian

5 hours ago 10,255 Views 3 Comments

The group, the court heard had accumulated debts of US$5.2Bn.

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders
# Leaders Summit
# Leaders Summit

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders

6 hours ago 4,897 Views 9 Comments

Biden has doubled US ambitions on slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?
# Global Record
# Global Record

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?

7 hours ago 23,263 Views 18 Comments

The country has confirmed 15.9 million cases of infection, the second highest after the United States, and 184,657 deaths.

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
# Covid19
# Covid19

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

7 hours ago 7,112 Views 9 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65

7 hours ago 32,063 Views 18 Comments

The Scottish band enjoyed huge success in the 1970s.

Coronavirus: Ten deaths across last four months and 617 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Ten deaths across last four months and 617 new cases confirmed in Ireland

7 hours ago 123,057 Views 173 Comments

The latest figures were reported this evening.

Dublin and Kerry footballers to meet again in Thurles as fixtures released for National Leagues
# Trip 2 Tipp
From The42
# Trip 2 Tipp

Dublin and Kerry footballers to meet again in Thurles as fixtures released for National Leagues

8 hours ago 17,173 Views 17 Comments

The All-Ireland champions and The Kingdom will reunite at Semple Stadium 20 years on from a famous clash.

No medical students have been hired as vaccinators, despite Minister saying they were giving jabs at vaccine centres
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

No medical students have been hired as vaccinators, despite Minister saying they were giving jabs at vaccine centres

8 hours ago 19,315 Views 16 Comments

The health minister said last month that he had met students administering vaccines.

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

8 hours ago 5,186 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Approximately 70 cases' identified in Covid-19 outbreak at Intel construction site
# Leixlip
# Leixlip

'Approximately 70 cases' identified in Covid-19 outbreak at Intel construction site

8 hours ago 39,189 Views 32 Comments

A spokesperson for the company says it is “a fluid situation”.

New 'sweeper' boat to collect rubbish and plastic from the River Liffey four days a week
# Liffey Sweeper
# Liffey Sweeper

New 'sweeper' boat to collect rubbish and plastic from the River Liffey four days a week

9 hours ago 29,206 Views 36 Comments

The Liffey Sweeper will remove litter from the upper part of the river.

'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct
# Cork
# Cork

'It's a children's burial ground': Expert claims map of Bessborough site is correct

Updated 9 hours ago 15,132 Views 25 Comments

Survivors have criticised plans to build apartments at the site of a former mother and baby institution.

Varadkar says it's 'extraordinary' under 35s are experiencing their second recession in their adult life
# Out Of Work
# Out Of Work

Varadkar says it's 'extraordinary' under 35s are experiencing their second recession in their adult life

10 hours ago 44,268 Views 70 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Riordán said the country can’t afford to lose another generation.

Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food
# Stars And Their Fries
# Stars And Their Fries

Majority of Irish people want celebrities banned from promoting junk food

10 hours ago 13,856 Views 38 Comments

The finding was part of a study carried out on behalf of the Irish Heart Foundation.

No Johnson & Johnson vaccine decision until next week but Donnelly 'hopes' for all clear
# Single-shot Jab
# Single-shot Jab

No Johnson & Johnson vaccine decision until next week but Donnelly 'hopes' for all clear

10 hours ago 15,706 Views 44 Comments
  • Minister echoes Tánaiste's hopes that vaccine can be used for all adult age groups
  • Single-dose J&J vaccine seen as key to Ireland's vaccine effort
  • Advice on travel from India expected this week due to variant concern
  • Housebound vaccinations may also be carried out by GPs and pharmacists
State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland
# Annual Investment
From The42
# Annual Investment

State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland

10 hours ago 5,778 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the GAA has been granted €2.4 million while €2.25 million has gone to the IRFU.

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house
# Cork
# Cork

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house

11 hours ago 45,849 Views 33 Comments

Denis O’Connor was described as ‘cruel’ in court today.

Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang
# CAB
# CAB

Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang

11 hours ago 48,187 Views 0 Comments

Operation Tarmac began in 2016 and ended today with the seizure of the home.

Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site
# Dublin
# Dublin

Harry Crosbie no longer liable for €70,000 tax after planning board's ruling on Vicar Street site

12 hours ago 16,600 Views 12 Comments

Dublin City Council tried to have the site listed as vacant.

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male
# Child Rescue Alert
# Child Rescue Alert

Gardaí issue photos of car as they seek to trace girl (14) believed to be in company of 18-year-old male

Updated 12 hours ago 194,271 Views 0 Comments
  • Gardaí are seriously concerned about the welfare of 14-year-old Svetlana Murphy.
  • She's believed to be in the company of Nojus Maculevicius (18) and went missing from her home in Louth on Monday.
  • Information is being sought on a car - a grey-silver Hyundai Veloster with registration number 132 D 13518.
Noteworthy investigations expose environmental issues and analyse far-right activity
# Busy Investigating
# Busy Investigating

Noteworthy investigations expose environmental issues and analyse far-right activity

12 hours ago 5,518 Views 8 Comments

The investigative platform completed five projects so far this year, thanks to your contributions.

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them
# Online Activity
# Online Activity

Mary Lou McDonald says voters can 'of course' ask Sinn Féin what information the party holds on them

12 hours ago 16,344 Views 90 Comments

McDonald was speaking about her party’s data collection practices amid questions from the Data Protection Commission.

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers
# Rebels
From The42
# Rebels

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers

Updated 13 hours ago 23,070 Views 42 Comments

United’s owners have come under renewed criticism following the failed European Super League.

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks

13 hours ago 18,201 Views 20 Comments

Eight sports facilities and City Hall will open on a ‘toilets only’ basis with 13 libraries also opening.

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes
# Property Prices
# Property Prices

Opinion: Every government has a choice - this one could ban cuckoo funds from buying up Irish homes

14 hours ago 20,134 Views 71 Comments

Pitting first-time buyers against cuckoo funds is a recipe for disaster, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

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