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Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Cabin crew at Aer Lingus face temporary lay-offs after staff reject structural change proposals

Updated 13 minutes ago 4,677 Views 6 Comments

The airline said there will no pay rises for cabin crew members until 2025 at the earliest.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

52 minutes ago 1,896 Views 1 Comment

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

'I just started laughing' - Employee was paid with bucket of 5c coins by Dublin restaurant
# Cents And Sensibility
# Cents And Sensibility

'I just started laughing' - Employee was paid with bucket of 5c coins by Dublin restaurant

58 minutes ago 19,119 Views 0 Comments

The five cent coins – more than 7,000 of them – weighed almost 30 kilos.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

1 hour ago 3,664 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Faroe Islands government to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter
# Calls For Change
# Calls For Change

Faroe Islands government to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter

1 hour ago 4,204 Views 7 Comments

The sea mammals are killed for their meat and blubber.

'We're looking for answers': Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We're looking for answers': Sláintecare Council to meet Donnelly for first time since resignations

1 hour ago 2,160 Views 2 Comments

“There needs to be a plan for people who can come in and drive and energise the process from here,” one council member said.

Number of children aged five to 12 tested for Covid quadruples
# Testing
# Testing

Number of children aged five to 12 tested for Covid quadruples

2 hours ago 10,190 Views 20 Comments

A further 1,413 cases of Covid-19 were notified on today.

Cork GAA have planning permission turned down for Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp From The42

Cork GAA have planning permission turned down for Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp

2 hours ago 13,284 Views 11 Comments

It was hoped to build a new entrance on the Monahan Road side of the stadium and develop a new GAA Museum.

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation
# Darragh O'Brien
# Darragh O'Brien

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation

2 hours ago 8,543 Views 47 Comments

O’Brien said this was “an immediate and very serious issue”, but he explained there was no short-term solution.

WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine
# GDPR
# GDPR

WhatsApp Ireland fights back against Data Protection Commissioner's €225 million fine

Updated 3 hours ago 9,995 Views 13 Comments

The Facebook-owned company has launched judicial review proceedings against the penalty in the High Court.

The Explainer: Should we be ordering our Christmas presents now?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Should we be ordering our Christmas presents now?

3 hours ago 1,757 Views 3 Comments

Pressure on global supply chains is explained in this week’s podcast.

Murder accused told wife's new boyfriend not to go near her again
# Trial
# Trial

Murder accused told wife's new boyfriend not to go near her again

3 hours ago 12,808 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues in front of Justice Michael MacGrath and a jury of five women and seven men.

Coronavirus: 1,413 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,413 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated 3 hours ago 25,271 Views 35 Comments

The Department of Health reported the latest figures this evening.

Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece

3 hours ago 15,364 Views 0 Comments

The two incidents took place on unknown dates sometime between early 1976 and late 1979.

Sin É pub fined €1,000 and must pay legal costs over loud music
# Noise Pollution
# Noise Pollution

Sin É pub fined €1,000 and must pay legal costs over loud music

4 hours ago 20,168 Views 10 Comments

The incident dates back to 2017.

Hospital group 'gravely concerned' about Covid patients discharging themselves prematurely
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Hospital group 'gravely concerned' about Covid patients discharging themselves prematurely

4 hours ago 43,986 Views 0 Comments

At least two such incidents have occurred at Irish hospitals in recent days.

Mica block scandal has broadened to other areas in Ireland, says Tánaiste

Mica block scandal has broadened to other areas in Ireland, says Tánaiste

4 hours ago 7,467 Views 7 Comments

Varadkar said the Department of Housing has also received requests from local authorities in Sligo, Clare, Limerick and Tipperary to engage in the Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme.

Rangers deny BT pundits Chris Sutton and Neil Lennon access to Ibrox due to 'security concerns'
# Not Tonight Bhoys
From The42
# Not Tonight Bhoys

Rangers deny BT pundits Chris Sutton and Neil Lennon access to Ibrox due to 'security concerns'

4 hours ago 24,822 Views 19 Comments

Sutton sarcastically praised Rangers’ inclusion and diversity campaign while explaining the situation on Twitter.

Grandfather to be sentenced next month for role in plot to kill Kinahan target James Gately
# Stephen Fowler
# Stephen Fowler

Grandfather to be sentenced next month for role in plot to kill Kinahan target James Gately

4 hours ago 5,101 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Fowler would not say who he was receiving orders from.

Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families

5 hours ago 3,138 Views 0 Comments

Campaigners said this morning that the Department Of Justice has reneged on its “past promises” to pay for work undertaken by their legal representatives.

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds
# Ventilators
# Ventilators

HSE vows to fight for outstanding €23 million in ventilator refunds

6 hours ago 12,975 Views 23 Comments

The HSE ordered 2,200 ventilators but only 465 were delivered from China and none of them were put to clinical use.

'We need to be treated better so we can play better'
# Standards
From The42
# Standards

'We need to be treated better so we can play better'

Updated 6 hours ago 9,427 Views 9 Comments

Two Ireland internationals have expressed their disappointment about Connacht’s changing facilities.

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
# Violence
# Violence

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU

7 hours ago 6,236 Views 25 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.

Jeffrey Donaldson hopes Michael D Higgins will rethink decision to miss centenary service
# RSVP
# RSVP

Jeffrey Donaldson hopes Michael D Higgins will rethink decision to miss centenary service

7 hours ago 16,606 Views 44 Comments

Donaldson said it was a “retrograde step” in terms of reconciliation.

Varadkar says SF TD who named Harris as leaker has no evidence and was just repeating a rumour
# Rumours
# Rumours

Varadkar says SF TD who named Harris as leaker has no evidence and was just repeating a rumour

Updated 7 hours ago 25,090 Views 61 Comments
  • TD Matt Carthy claims a junior Fine Gael minister operated a 'sting operation' to uncover the leaker
  • Minister Simon Harris says Carthy's claims are untrue
  • Harris says he will 'consider very strongly" reporting the Carthy to the Oireachtas Committee on Procedure and Privileges
Putin says dozens of inner circle infected with coronavirus
# Covid Outbreak
# Covid Outbreak

Putin says dozens of inner circle infected with coronavirus

8 hours ago 14,533 Views 7 Comments

The Russian leader said the infections were extensive.

Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward
# RIP
# RIP

Unvaccinated mother and daughter passed away with Covid-19 in the same hospital ward

9 hours ago 112,572 Views 19 Comments

Heather Maddern and Sammie-Jo Forde, who provided home care for older people, were two beds away from each other in hospital.

Ireland drop to 50th in latest Fifa World Rankings
# Slip
From The42
# Slip

Ireland drop to 50th in latest Fifa World Rankings

9 hours ago 18,502 Views 28 Comments

The Boys in Green fall three places.

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'
# Resignation
# Resignation

Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'

10 hours ago 28,680 Views 34 Comments

The Sligo-Leitrim TD said his resignation was not a ‘a vanity project’.

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

10 hours ago 9,785 Views 7 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have confidence in Simon Coveney?

10 hours ago 53,836 Views 68 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister survived a confidence vote last night.

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

10 hours ago 27,396 Views 16 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body

12 hours ago 7,211 Views 5 Comments

The concerns of bereaved relatives will be raised at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story
# In The Works
# In The Works

Are you satisfied with how your workplace is handling reopening? We want to hear your story

Updated 12 hours ago 44,665 Views 50 Comments

Public health restrictions on work are easing from Monday. What does that mean for you?

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery

12 hours ago 13,271 Views 24 Comments

The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Video of patient being encouraged to leave hospital against advice prompts 'concern'

Updated 12 hours ago 103,796 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the hospital urged anyone with concerns about care to get in contact.

'You’re in a bit of a hole, a bit angry at the situation' – Ringrose looking to put injury woes behind him
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'You’re in a bit of a hole, a bit angry at the situation' – Ringrose looking to put injury woes behind him

Updated 13 hours ago 10,408 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster centre suffered a number of injury setbacks last season.

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
# America
# America

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US

13 hours ago 51,169 Views 0 Comments

Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.

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