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Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport

9 minutes ago 695 Views 2 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster has claimed today’s meeting did not happen due to a timing issue.

Killer in Indianapolis FedEx shooting identified as 19-year-old former employee
# Indianapolis
# Indianapolis

Killer in Indianapolis FedEx shooting identified as 19-year-old former employee

Updated 34 minutes ago 43,744 Views 80 Comments
  • The suspected shooter has been named as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole from Indiana.
  • At a press conference, it was revealed that police seized a gun from the suspected shooter last year.
  • Employees of the company are among the dead, FedEx said. Five people are also wounded.
Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison
# Seamie
From The42
# Seamie

Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison

40 minutes ago 5,388 Views 12 Comments

There was concern for Tottenham as Harry Kane picked up a late injury.

Peaky Blinders actor Helen McCrory dies after 'heroic battle with cancer'
# RIP
# RIP

Peaky Blinders actor Helen McCrory dies after 'heroic battle with cancer'

Updated 44 minutes ago 53,881 Views 26 Comments

Cillian Murphy has led tributes to the “gifted, fearless and magnificent” actor.

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Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told

48 minutes ago 3,616 Views 2 Comments

The legal actions are about the mechanics of the quarantine scheme, and how it is being applied.

Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?
# Miggeldy
# Miggeldy

Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?

1 hour ago 10,526 Views 17 Comments

The politician, poet and sociologist turns 80 on Sunday. How much do you know about him?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

1 hour ago 2,911 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of the news.

You evening longread: The rise and rise of Amanda Gorman
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

You evening longread: The rise and rise of Amanda Gorman

2 hours ago 7,215 Views 0 Comments

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

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties
# Covid Breaches
# Covid Breaches

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties

2 hours ago 7,433 Views 15 Comments

All adults in a car on a non-essential journey may be liable for a €100 fine each, Gardaí said.

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Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated 2 hours ago 13,539 Views 14 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts

2 hours ago 6,056 Views 6 Comments

In Ireland, women who are between 14-33 weeks pregnant can get the Pfizer vaccine if they consult with their clinician.

Have you seen Jennifer? The 16-year-old is missing from Kerry since Tuesday
# Tralee
# Tralee

Have you seen Jennifer? The 16-year-old is missing from Kerry since Tuesday

3 hours ago 10,535 Views 3 Comments

Jennifer Dunkova is missing from her home in Tralee.

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told
# Anthony Rogers
# Anthony Rogers

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told

3 hours ago 15,048 Views 0 Comments

The most serious injuries were to the left side of the deceased’s head and neck area, where there were 11 stab wounds, the court heard.

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names

4 hours ago 21,983 Views 10 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway
# Bothar Na DTreabh
# Bothar Na DTreabh

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway

Updated 4 hours ago 31,854 Views 3 Comments

Two men have been charged and will appear before Galway District Court this evening.

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo

4 hours ago 14,097 Views 3 Comments

He was arrested this morning.

Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office
# Phone Scam
# Phone Scam

Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office

4 hours ago 8,122 Views 4 Comments

The Office of the Attorney General does not request PPS numbers or bank details from the public.

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Department Of Health
# Department Of Health

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

4 hours ago 76,213 Views 106 Comments

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

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears

Updated 4 hours ago 10,507 Views 0 Comments

The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizzness Time
From The42
# It's Quizzness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

5 hours ago 16,385 Views 2 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system
# Red List
# Red List

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system

Updated 5 hours ago 24,150 Views 95 Comments
  • A European Commission spokesperson suggested there are other ways to protect public health.
  • Justice Minister Helen McEntee has defended legal advice over the measure, intended to prevent variants of concern.
  • The Irish Government has ten days to reply to the Commission.
The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 hours ago 4,646 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition

6 hours ago 10,399 Views 31 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says the move leaves the future of the Irish banking sector uncertain.

What now for Matt Doherty?
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

What now for Matt Doherty?

6 hours ago 29,585 Views 17 Comments

The Irish international has had a difficult first season at new club Tottenham.

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated 6 hours ago 30,339 Views 41 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer
# Dublin
# Dublin

OPW to install portaloos in Phoenix Park to cope with more visitors this summer

7 hours ago 9,558 Views 23 Comments

The OPW’s chairman confirmed the move to Dublin City Council.

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary
# Ready To Roll
# Ready To Roll

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary

7 hours ago 18,613 Views 42 Comments

The drugs were allegedly found inside a fully kitted-out horse transporter on land near Thurles.

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market
# BOI Talks
# BOI Talks

'Deeply worrying development': Union raises concerns over KBC's potential exit from Irish market

Updated 9 hours ago 88,146 Views 181 Comments

The Financial Services Union will request an “urgent meeting” with the banks.

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown
# Grand Final Preview
From The42
# Grand Final Preview

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown

9 hours ago 15,888 Views 2 Comments

It’s Ailish Considine and Adelaide Crows versus Orla O’Dwyer and Brisbane Lions.

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth
# High Court
# High Court

HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth

9 hours ago 20,519 Views 26 Comments

16-year-old Kameela Kuye from Cork took the case against the HSE through her father Jimmy

Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer CEO says third vaccine dose will 'likely be needed within six to 12 months'

Updated 10 hours ago 36,279 Views 100 Comments

In Ireland, it was confirmed last night that four variants of concern had been identified in mandatory hotel quarantine

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

11 hours ago 18,496 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital rises to 192

12 hours ago 30,020 Views 38 Comments

The latest figures were published by the HSE this morning.

Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy
# Police Shooting
# Police Shooting

Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy

12 hours ago 51,406 Views 99 Comments

Footage reveals 13-year-old Adam Toledo dropped a handgun and raised his empty hands.

Poll: Are you planning a domestic summer holiday?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you planning a domestic summer holiday?

13 hours ago 39,173 Views 89 Comments

Both Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin have spoken about plans to reopen the hospitality sector for the summer.

Australian court rules Google misled mobile users about how it gathered their location data
# Android
# Android

Australian court rules Google misled mobile users about how it gathered their location data

13 hours ago 7,222 Views 4 Comments

Google is considering an appeal of the ruling.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 8 At 8
# 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Friday

Updated 13 hours ago 11,002 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests

14 hours ago 6,999 Views 6 Comments

1.7 million people turned out for the demonstration in 2019.

Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers seek to delay sex-trafficking trial after prosecutors bring new charges
# New York
# New York

Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers seek to delay sex-trafficking trial after prosecutors bring new charges

15 hours ago 18,164 Views 0 Comments

She has sought a minimum three-month delay.

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