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Today’s News

ASTI: Teachers' strike may be considered due to Covid-19 safety concerns

The union is balloting members for industrial action.

Richest 1% of world's population 'responsible for more than double the carbon pollution of poorest half'

In Ireland, the richest 10% of the population emits nearly the same emissions as the bottom 50%.

The 8 at 8: Monday

Problems with Covid-19 testing, the FinCEN files, and the wet pubs outside Dublin open for the first time since March.

'The UK is heading in the wrong direction': England's CMO to make Covid-19 plea in TV address

The UK Prime Minister could announce new measures in a press conference as early as tomorrow.

The FinCEN files: Major banks moved multi-million sums of 'dirty' money

The investigation points in particular to five major banks – JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon.

Paul Mescal misses out on his Emmy as Watchmen, Schitt's Creek and Succession clean up

It came on a strange night for the Emmys that were conducted remotely for the first time.

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online

Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.

Gardaí investigate suspected arson attack on business in Cork city

Gardaí are asking any road users in the area with dash-cam footage, particularly any taxi drivers, to come forward.

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

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The new Green List kicks in today, here are the countries included

The general advice is still to avoid non-essential travel abroad.

Wet pubs outside Dublin can open their doors to customers again today

So-called ‘wet pubs’ in Dublin will have to wait at least another three weeks to reopen.

Gardaí probe rogue traders who conned pensioner out of €3.3k in Dublin

Several older people have been targeted by the con artists.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about Jedward?

The twins have been the slaying the game on Twitter recently.

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Joining Manchester United at 16, glory in Ireland and the 'rollercoaster' of management

Martin Russell recounts his career on both sides of the water.

Gardaí break up large gathering outside Dublin flat complex

Footage from last night shows around 100 people at the outdoor gathering.

Missing 14-year-old boy found safe and well

Kris Briedis had been missing from his home in Drogheda since Thursday.

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A fatal crash in Sligo, rising Covid-19 case numbers in Dublin and mass protests in Belarus…

100,000 join march as protests continue in Belarus

Protests began on August 9 after a disputed election result.

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash

The two-car collision occurred near Rathcormack this morning.

'If government support doesn’t come then the curtains will close': The week in quotes

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

Gardaí conduct checkpoints in Dublin to remind public of Level 3 restrictions

Additional gardaí were drafted in this weekend to conduct the checkpoints and high visibility patrols.

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From The42 Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years Legend This post contains videos

Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years

The Carrick-on-Suir native won the final stage in spectacular fashion, and has won outright Ireland’s first green jersey at the Tour since Sean Kelly in 1989.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 396 new cases - including 241 in Dublin

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.

'The pandemic exposed big failings': ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers

The union said up to half of the labour force, including hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers, do not receive sick pay.

From The42 Incredible drama as late goal gives Kiladangan first Tipp senior title after extra-time thriller The Late Late Show

Incredible drama as late goal gives Kiladangan first Tipp senior title after extra-time thriller

Bryan McLoughney’s goal clinched a 1-28 to 3-20 success over Loughmore-Castleiney after extra-time in Thurles.

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Security council members say Washington lost the legal ability to invoke the measure after the US withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.

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Ulster's season ends with defeat to Toulouse in Champions Cup quarter-final

Cheslin Kolbe was sensational for the Top 14 side as he scored two tries.

'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

100 years ago today more than 100 Black and Tans ransacked the north Dublin town and two men were beaten to death.

Matt Hancock says new lockdown restrictions in London within days cannot be ruled out

The number of cases per 100,000 people over seven days is reported to have increased in London from 18.8 to around 25 earlier in the week.

Missing Kerry teenager found safe and well

Alex Sugrue went missing earlier this month.

Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

President Trump has been targeting TikTok, a video app popular with younger people, as well as WeChat, another Chinese-owned app.

Trying to walk more, wake up earlier or stress less? We want to hear from you

TheJournal.ie is launching a new wellness diary series, How I Live.

Latest opinion poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin and Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil’s approval rated dipped again in the latest Sunday Times poll.

From The42 'They always struck me with their maturity and leadership' - Tipp's hurling class of 2010 still star Premier Pride

'They always struck me with their maturity and leadership' - Tipp's hurling class of 2010 still star

Today’s county senior hurling finals are another example of the influence of Tipperary’s U21 winners from a decade ago.

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Poll: What's the best way to serve eggs?

It’s Sunday morning, and we need to talk about eggs…again.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Could Friluftsliv save our Covid-19 winter?

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

Motorcyclist (50s) airlifted to hospital after road traffic collision in Co Carlow

The collision occurred on the N80 at Ravenswood, Bunclody, Co. Carlow at approximately 3:10pm yesterday.

How a lost shoe and Viking coins help tell the history of Glendalough

They’re on display now in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland.

'It's so astounding that a woman can disappear to that extent': Rediscovering the author of Ireland's greatest love poem

The Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa explores the life of the writer Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill in her lauded new book.

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