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Today’s News

'I'm ready to talk': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'I'm ready to talk': The week in quotes

23 minutes ago 2,188 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Coveney holds 'intensive and productive' talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

Coveney holds 'intensive and productive' talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Updated 28 minutes ago 27,278 Views 40 Comments

Ireland-Iran bilateral relations were also discussed in advance of the re-opening of an Irish diplomatic presence in Tehran.

Man United stun City to end 21-game winning run
# Report
From The42
# Report

Man United stun City to end 21-game winning run

29 minutes ago 6,617 Views 32 Comments

Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw got the goals for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men.

Man (40s) dies after car collides with wall in Skerries
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man (40s) dies after car collides with wall in Skerries

52 minutes ago 6,533 Views 1 Comment

The man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midday.

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Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 525 new cases confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 41,760 Views 78 Comments

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

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week
# HSE
# HSE

Paul Reid: 10,000 vaccine doses to be given to high-risk people aged 16-69 this week

Updated 1 hour ago 18,680 Views 51 Comments

Arlene Foster says there will be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland.

Swiss voters narrowly back ban on full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Swiss voters narrowly back ban on full facial coverings in public places

Updated 1 hour ago 20,621 Views 0 Comments

Polls had indicated a slim majority supported the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

As it happened: Man City v Man United, Premier League
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Man City v Man United, Premier League

2 hours ago 32,931 Views 18 Comments

Man City faced Man United, as Pep Guardiola’s side aimed to consolidate their top-of-the-table lead.

Liverpool's astonishing Anfield slump continues against relegation-threatened Fulham
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Liverpool's astonishing Anfield slump continues against relegation-threatened Fulham

2 hours ago 23,426 Views 77 Comments

The Reds have been beaten at home for a sixth successive time.

Three men arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting released without charge
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting released without charge

Updated 3 hours ago 28,226 Views 13 Comments

A fourth man who was arrested remains in custody.

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry

3 hours ago 3,951 Views 1 Comment

Police received reports of the fire at 7.30am.

Iran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe condemned as 'cruel' as 5-year-sentence ends
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Iran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe condemned as 'cruel' as 5-year-sentence ends

3 hours ago 10,624 Views 10 Comments

The 42-year-old has completed a near five-year sentence but must appear before a court in a week.

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled

4 hours ago 15,252 Views 74 Comments

Foster has warned of an avalanche of checks on goods coming in to the region after grace periods end.

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law
# Travel
# Travel

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law

Updated 4 hours ago 106,027 Views 134 Comments

The law was passed in the Dáil and Seanad.

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United

4 hours ago 15,093 Views 48 Comments

It is the 55th title for Steven Gerrard’s side.

'Come out swinging': Royal row reaches a head as Harry and Meghan speak to Oprah
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

'Come out swinging': Royal row reaches a head as Harry and Meghan speak to Oprah

5 hours ago 29,588 Views 29 Comments

Winfrey has reportedly sold the interview to US broadcaster CBS for €5.9 million to €7.6 million.

Public won't be thankful if new minister appointed to replace McEntee during maternity leave, Nora Owen says
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Public won't be thankful if new minister appointed to replace McEntee during maternity leave, Nora Owen says

5 hours ago 25,516 Views 37 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will become the first Cabinet minister to give birth while in office.

'Nothing ever changes the past': Reopening of bereaved payments scheme welcomed
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Nothing ever changes the past': Reopening of bereaved payments scheme welcomed

5 hours ago 9,018 Views 0 Comments

The scheme applies to individuals who have lost a parent, spouse/partner, and/or a child in Northern Ireland’s Troubles.

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river
# Shona Gillan
# Shona Gillan

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river

6 hours ago 57,510 Views 4 Comments

18-year-old Shona Gillan was reported missing yesterday morning.

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

6 hours ago 23,186 Views 55 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bid at auction
# Blockchain Technology
# Blockchain Technology

Twitter founder's first tweet draws $2 million bid at auction

7 hours ago 22,335 Views 27 Comments

“just setting up my twttr,” Jack Dorsey tweeted on 21 March 2006.

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Give me liberty or give me death' - Why Biden's Covid message is falling on millions of deaf ears

8 hours ago 25,759 Views 40 Comments

Amid vaccine optimism, Biden’s tone of caution is not mirrored by the actions of a number of state governors, writes Larry Donnelly.

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

From gym salesman to Champions Cup star - rugby's Rocky story

8 hours ago 29,456 Views 10 Comments

Darragh Fanning went from selling gym equipment to getting called up by Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in a whirlwind year.

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

9 hours ago 16,718 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?

9 hours ago 23,151 Views 41 Comments

Today marks four weeks from Easter Sunday.

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'His position seemed to be that I must have children, that it was incomprehensible that I did not'

9 hours ago 20,619 Views 1 Comment

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

10 hours ago 8,989 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: Lack of trust in politics in a pandemic is a breeding ground for disinformation

10 hours ago 11,875 Views 39 Comments

Joe Galvin outlines how far-right groups are capitalising on current frustrations around Covid restrictions.

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour

10 hours ago 6,748 Views 5 Comments

The pontiff was due to celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of his visit.

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

The man guiding Ireland's youngsters on a career spent learning from Dalglish, Shearer and others

10 hours ago 16,383 Views 3 Comments

Jim Crawford reflects on the many individuals and circumstances that have influenced his coaching style.

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'

11 hours ago 20,960 Views 65 Comments

Whitehall has extended a series of ‘grace periods’ designed to ease trade between Northern Ireland and Britain.

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (70s) arrested following historical indecent assault allegations released without charge

Updated 11 hours ago 45,867 Views 0 Comments

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Ulster coach left bemused after red card ruins Pro14 dream
# Murphy's Law
From The42
# Murphy's Law

Ulster coach left bemused after red card ruins Pro14 dream

11 hours ago 37,033 Views 48 Comments

Ulster’s Andrew Warwick was dismissed in last night’s 38-19 defeat to Leinster – a defeat that ends their chances of making the final.

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary
# Collision
# Collision

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary

11 hours ago 19,792 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened on the R497 in Reiska, Kilcommon yesterday at around 2.10pm.

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist
# Smear Tests
# Smear Tests

'More heightened anxiety' about proven cervical-cancer treatments since CervicalCheck controversy, says oncologist

12 hours ago 14,615 Views 8 Comments

“My perception is that there is an increasing reluctance to tend for smears because they just feel there’s relatively little point,” Dr Charles Gillham told TheJournal.ie.

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine

18 hours ago 47,941 Views 40 Comments

The vaccine is expected to get the green light from the EU regulator on Thursday.

Yesterday’s News

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

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

20 hours ago 60,288 Views 40 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

21 hours ago 33,751 Views 129 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

22 hours ago 43,622 Views 18 Comments

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

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