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Today’s News

Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as an ‘outsider’ in California governor race
# California Government
# California Government

Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as an ‘outsider’ in California governor race

16 minutes ago 1,128 Views 0 Comments

She is known for Keeping Up with the Kardashians and the spin-off, I Am Cait.

Frequent overnight checks on Ghislaine Maxwell are necessary, prosecutors claim
# Charged
# Charged

Frequent overnight checks on Ghislaine Maxwell are necessary, prosecutors claim

24 minutes ago 2,106 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell has been held without bail since July on charges alleging she recruited teenage girls from 1994 to 2004.

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight

40 minutes ago 2,085 Views 2 Comments

This latest upgraded version of SpaceX’s full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocket ship soared more than six miles over the Gulf of Mexico.

Female pedestrian (40s) dies after road crash in Kildare last night
# Fatal Crash
# Fatal Crash

Female pedestrian (40s) dies after road crash in Kildare last night

56 minutes ago 6,619 Views 1 Comment

The crash occurred at approximately 6.45pm last night at Ballyhagan in Carbury, Co. Kildare.

Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'
# Hartlepool
# Hartlepool

Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'

1 hour ago 4,378 Views 4 Comments

Voters will have their say on councils, mayors and regional parliaments across the UK.

FactCheck: No, Darkness into Light is not cancelled, despite claims by anti-lockdown activists
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

FactCheck: No, Darkness into Light is not cancelled, despite claims by anti-lockdown activists

1 hour ago 6,343 Views 0 Comments

The annual fundraiser by Pieta House is going ahead this weekend, despite anti-lockdown activists announcing an alternative event for that date.

Spotlight

What will work look like after Covid

The Good Information Project is examining how we’re working through this pandemic – what have we learned about our changed environments and what changes could be here to stay?
Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
# Good News
# Good News

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

1 hour ago 4,304 Views 2 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks
# Common Travel Loophole
# Common Travel Loophole

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks

7 hours ago 9,483 Views 10 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.
‘Eight teens were kicking him’: Violent bike and scooter thefts up 65% last year
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

‘Eight teens were kicking him’: Violent bike and scooter thefts up 65% last year

7 hours ago 13,913 Views 18 Comments
  • There was a 65% increase in aggravated bike and scooter thefts in 2020, reports Maria Delaney in the first part of Noteworthy's bike theft investigation.
  • Cyclists at Luas stops were targeted by gangs over the past month
  • A rise in anti-social behaviour linked to the pandemic is being blamed for an increase in attacks

Yesterday’s News

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket to launch again in July - this time with a crew on board
# Blue Origin
# Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket to launch again in July - this time with a crew on board

8 hours ago 6,847 Views 34 Comments

One of the seats will be taken by the winner of an online auction.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

8 hours ago 8,212 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

New media regulator needs powers to order ‘swift takedown’ of harmful content
# Safety
# Safety

New media regulator needs powers to order ‘swift takedown’ of harmful content

9 hours ago 6,918 Views 18 Comments

The deputy Data Protection Commissioner said the new media commission has to be able to regulate all types of harmful online content.

Chelsea dominate Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final
# Blue Is The Colour
From The42
# Blue Is The Colour

Chelsea dominate Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final

9 hours ago 19,341 Views 43 Comments

Timo Werner and Mason Mount set up Istanbul showdown against Manchester City.

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Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated 9 hours ago 71,369 Views 140 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

Biden administration backs waiving of vaccine intellectual property protections
# Vaccine Equity
# Vaccine Equity

Biden administration backs waiving of vaccine intellectual property protections

10 hours ago 13,667 Views 13 Comments

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai warned that it would take time to forge a consensus.

Your evening longread: How TikTok chooses which songs go viral
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How TikTok chooses which songs go viral

11 hours ago 7,437 Views 0 Comments

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

Teenager robbed his social worker's car to go 'on a jolly'
# Sallynoggin
# Sallynoggin

Teenager robbed his social worker's car to go 'on a jolly'

11 hours ago 21,256 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old pleaded guilty.

Labour lights a fire under housing minister: 'Reintroduce your own Bill on cuckoo funds or we will'

Labour lights a fire under housing minister: 'Reintroduce your own Bill on cuckoo funds or we will'

Updated 11 hours ago 27,525 Views 48 Comments

Labour housing spokesperson Rebecca Moynihan said in a video this afternoon that she will re-introduce his Bill “word for word”.

'This isn't about those guys coming up the road. This is more about what Ulster are producing'
# Stuck In The Mud
From The42
# Stuck In The Mud

'This isn't about those guys coming up the road. This is more about what Ulster are producing'

11 hours ago 14,951 Views 42 Comments

Stephen Ferris pulled no punches when it came to his native province on this week’s Rugby Weekly Extra.

Gardaí identify officer who lodged Cork city planning objection under the force's name
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí identify officer who lodged Cork city planning objection under the force's name

11 hours ago 43,287 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said they are carrying out their own investigations.

Meeting of British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference to take place in June
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Meeting of British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference to take place in June

12 hours ago 5,486 Views 1 Comment

It follows a meeting between Simon Coveney and Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State in Dublin today.

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

12 hours ago 9,733 Views 21 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration is also expected to authorise Pfizer’s vaccine for young people by next week.

TD lambastes Donegal’s new 'rat line - the tout line' for reporting Covid breaches
# Garda Hotline
# Garda Hotline

TD lambastes Donegal’s new 'rat line - the tout line' for reporting Covid breaches

12 hours ago 25,703 Views 30 Comments

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has said that the setting up of the Garda hotline “wasn’t something that we recommended”.

'Vast majority' of Covid-19 restrictions hoped to be gone by August, Tánaiste says
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'Vast majority' of Covid-19 restrictions hoped to be gone by August, Tánaiste says

Updated 12 hours ago 34,201 Views 47 Comments

“I’m hoping that that’s the month when things are relatively normal again,” Leo Varadkar has said.

New helpline for Mother and Baby Home survivors concerned about risk still posed by abuser
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

New helpline for Mother and Baby Home survivors concerned about risk still posed by abuser

13 hours ago 5,289 Views 3 Comments

Tusla said perpetrators may have been involved in the abuse of multiple children over time.

Clare publican contests charges brought over Covid-19 breaches
# Scarriff
# Scarriff

Clare publican contests charges brought over Covid-19 breaches

13 hours ago 21,738 Views 0 Comments

Rory Maloney (58) of Main Street, Scarriff is contesting the State prosecutions against him.

Over 400,000 vaccine doses delivered to Ireland last week with 200,000 jabs administered
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

Over 400,000 vaccine doses delivered to Ireland last week with 200,000 jabs administered

13 hours ago 19,865 Views 42 Comments

The biggest previous week of deliveries was just under 250,000 doses.

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 418 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Seven deaths and 418 new cases confirmed in Ireland

13 hours ago 58,182 Views 89 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

Man who sold his bank account to Romanian organised crime group is jailed for money laundering
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sold his bank account to Romanian organised crime group is jailed for money laundering

13 hours ago 26,491 Views 0 Comments

Vlad Pintea, who sold his account to the gang for €500, was jailed for six months.

The Explainer: How will the Government's Affordable Home Shared Equity Scheme work?
# Shared Equity Scheme
# Shared Equity Scheme

The Explainer: How will the Government's Affordable Home Shared Equity Scheme work?

14 hours ago 10,590 Views 16 Comments

Generation Rent need a leg up onto the property ladder and the Government say they have the solution, but will it work?

Dublin Marathon organisers 'cautiously optimistic' it will go ahead, as 'vaccination is key'
# Eyes On October
From The42
# Eyes On October

Dublin Marathon organisers 'cautiously optimistic' it will go ahead, as 'vaccination is key'

14 hours ago 9,914 Views 7 Comments

A decision will be announced on Friday, 25 June.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

14 hours ago 6,336 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Peloton agrees to recall treadmills following injuries and one child's death
# Consumer Protection
# Consumer Protection

Peloton agrees to recall treadmills following injuries and one child's death

15 hours ago 22,627 Views 19 Comments

The company has received 72 reports of adult users, children, pets or objects being pulled under the treadmill.

Singer and model Nick Kamen, known for iconic Levi's ad, dies aged 59
# RIP
# RIP

Singer and model Nick Kamen, known for iconic Levi's ad, dies aged 59

15 hours ago 54,097 Views 43 Comments

Kamen became a musical protégé of Madonna’s following the infamous ad.

Former principal who stole over €200k fails to turn up to Teaching Council hearing
# Fitness To Teach
# Fitness To Teach

Former principal who stole over €200k fails to turn up to Teaching Council hearing

16 hours ago 69,824 Views 0 Comments

Finbar Boyle unreservedly accepted the allegations at a preliminary hearing earlier this year.

Man missing from Cork found safe and well
# Mallow
# Mallow

Man missing from Cork found safe and well

16 hours ago 16,693 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí thanks the public for their assistance.

Ex-German goalkeeper sacked by Hertha Berlin after sending TV pundit 'token black guy' WhatsApp message
# Jens Lehmann
From The42
# Jens Lehmann

Ex-German goalkeeper sacked by Hertha Berlin after sending TV pundit 'token black guy' WhatsApp message

16 hours ago 35,683 Views 21 Comments

The former Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper has issued an apology after David Aogo shared the text on social media.

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban but calls for further review
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban but calls for further review

16 hours ago 9,654 Views 30 Comments

The board said Trump “created an environment where a serious risk of violence was possible”.

Poll: Would you be happy to get your Covid-19 vaccine at 3am (if centres were open on a 24-hour basis)?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you be happy to get your Covid-19 vaccine at 3am (if centres were open on a 24-hour basis)?

17 hours ago 53,215 Views 70 Comments

NPHET have proposed opening all-day vaccine centres in some locations.

Ministers to put 'pressure' on NI Executive to follow suit with minimum unit pricing for alcohol
# Drinking
# Drinking

Ministers to put 'pressure' on NI Executive to follow suit with minimum unit pricing for alcohol

17 hours ago 12,278 Views 54 Comments

The measures will take effect in the Republic at the start of 2022, but it will be at least 2023 in the North.

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