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Today’s News

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin

47 minutes ago 6,387 Views 8 Comments

Three men were taken to hospital yesterday.

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Next Stop Tokyo
From The42
# Next Stop Tokyo

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics

52 minutes ago 11,469 Views 25 Comments

Ireland beat France 28-19 in the final of the Olympic qualification repechage.

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes

57 minutes ago 3,039 Views 2 Comments

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

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation
# Streaming
# Streaming

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation

1 hour ago 9,543 Views 10 Comments

The proposal is expected to be set out in a broadcasting white paper.

Press Council rules that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle
# Carlow Nationalist
# Carlow Nationalist

Press Council rules that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle

2 hours ago 19,818 Views 12 Comments

The Carlow Nationalist failed to show the story was supported by verifiable sources.

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

3 hours ago 8,186 Views 11 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed
# Housing
# Housing

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed

5 hours ago 14,122 Views 79 Comments

Yesterday the Tánaiste told the Fine Gael Ard Fhéis that he was setting a target of 70% home-ownership.

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

6 hours ago 38,786 Views 60 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister
# Chris Hazzard
# Chris Hazzard

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister

7 hours ago 17,978 Views 34 Comments

MP Chris Hazzard has said Sinn Féin will have ‘no demands’ other than a commitment to agreements already made.

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Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

Updated 7 hours ago 42,578 Views 36 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.
Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin remains most popular party in latest opinion poll

8 hours ago 23,647 Views 139 Comments

Irish Mail on Sunday/Ireland Thinks poll was published today.

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be marking Father's Day?

8 hours ago 26,722 Views 63 Comments

Today is Father’s Day but does it matter to you?

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns
# Covid19
# Covid19

Belgium bans British travellers over Delta variant concerns

9 hours ago 22,128 Views 25 Comments

Tighter travel restrictions on arrivals from Britain into Ireland rook effect on Tuesday.

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names
# Making Their Mark
From The42
# Making Their Mark

Hero, spy, soccer dealmaker: the remarkable story behind one of the GAA’s most famous names

9 hours ago 24,581 Views 2 Comments

The original Tom Markham risked his life for Irish freedom before his work as a GAA activist resulted in the All-Ireland MFC trophy being named in his honour. A century on, his great-grandson is brokering major deals in English football.

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

SOB, Furlong and many more - Leinster Youths system producing major talent

9 hours ago 13,291 Views 8 Comments

Leinster senior debutants Jamie Osborne, Marcus Hanan, and Tim Corkery are the most recent evidence.

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective

10 hours ago 12,737 Views 4 Comments

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

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

11 hours ago 18,643 Views 30 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade
# Fort Lauderdale
# Fort Lauderdale

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade

11 hours ago 27,167 Views 9 Comments

The driver and the victims were a part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus family.

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future
# Mortgage Lending Rules
# Mortgage Lending Rules

Opinion: To maintain economic resilience we must learn from the past and look to the future

11 hours ago 6,776 Views 7 Comments

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says a fresh review of its mortgage lending measures will include submissions from the public.

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Former UK speaker John Bercow defects to Labour, criticising ‘xenophobic’ Tories

11 hours ago 21,155 Views 21 Comments

He stepped down as Speaker in 2019.

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Covid-19: The variant is surging in England - so how is Ireland managing to keep Delta at bay?

12 hours ago 84,766 Views 89 Comments

In just one week there has been a 79% rise in cases of this variant across the UK.

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider

12 hours ago 10,912 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?

12 hours ago 27,905 Views 19 Comments

In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

21 hours ago 40,552 Views 18 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
From The42
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

21 hours ago 26,875 Views 18 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

23 hours ago 14,040 Views 0 Comments

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

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
# Mica Protests
# Mica Protests

Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back

23 hours ago 25,027 Views 7 Comments

The Donegal diaspora in the US is mobilising in support of homeowners seeking compensation for mica damage to their homes.

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street

23 hours ago 81,677 Views 79 Comments

The incident occurred near St Stephen’s Green.

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

23 hours ago 29,513 Views 21 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal
# Never Write Them Off
From The42
# Never Write Them Off

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal

Sat 6:58 PM 35,058 Views 26 Comments

The Germans came from behind to win the best game of the tournament thus far.

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
# Shirt Off Your Back
# Shirt Off Your Back

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

Sat 6:30 PM 24,625 Views 36 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Tánaiste sets target of 70% home-ownership by end of this decade

Sat 6:08 PM 26,592 Views 100 Comments

This would require 40,000 new homes built each year.

Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign over to perfect start with 6-try win
# Green Shoots
From The42
# Green Shoots

Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign over to perfect start with 6-try win

Sat 4:53 PM 34,982 Views 24 Comments

Ireland defeated Scotland 38-7 in the opening game of the Six Nations.

Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed

Sat 4:25 PM 28,898 Views 33 Comments

Givan was only formally installed as the new First Minister on Thursday.

Griezmann rescues France from shock defeat to Hungary
# Narrow Escape
From The42
# Narrow Escape

Griezmann rescues France from shock defeat to Hungary

Sat 4:03 PM 24,904 Views 31 Comments

The tournament favourites escaped Budapest with a 1-1 draw.

New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

New location may need to be found for National Maternity Hospital, says Tánaiste

Sat 3:27 PM 38,663 Views 69 Comments

The Sisters of Charity said it has never been contacted by the Government or the State to discuss purchasing the site.

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi elected president
# Ebrahim Raisi
# Ebrahim Raisi

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi elected president

Updated Sat 2:24 PM 23,100 Views 44 Comments

Raisi won just shy of 62% of the vote, on a voter turnout of 48.8% a record low in the Islamic republic.

From China to a united Ireland: what The Good Information Project has been up to so far
# The Stories So Far
# The Stories So Far

From China to a united Ireland: what The Good Information Project has been up to so far

Sat 2:08 PM 7,366 Views 5 Comments

The series enlists readers to join forces with the project team to take a deep dive into key issues impacting Ireland right now.

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