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Covid-19: Hospital numbers at lowest level since early October as 13 new walk-in test centres to open
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19: Hospital numbers at lowest level since early October as 13 new walk-in test centres to open

1 minute ago 6 Views 0 Comments

The number of patients in hospital is at its lowest since 8 October.

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board

17 minutes ago 1,063 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old are the first Irish students to have had their computer experiment for the International Space Station accepted.

Adrian and Jeremy, 'Dublin's most controversial talk show presenters', to depart 98FM
# Dublin Walks
# Dublin Walks

Adrian and Jeremy, 'Dublin's most controversial talk show presenters', to depart 98FM

1 hour ago 15,348 Views 30 Comments

Adrian Kennedy and Jeremy Dixon launched Dublin Talks on 98FM in 2014.

Dublin loses hosting rights for this summer's European Championship
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

Dublin loses hosting rights for this summer's European Championship

1 hour ago 10,584 Views 36 Comments

The Aviva Stadium’s four fixtures have been moved to Russian city St Petersburg.

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Clever design adds light and space to this chic city cottage looking over the Liffey
Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid
# Pipe Bombs
# Pipe Bombs

Homes evacuated as pipe bombs and ammunition recovered during Drogheda raid

1 hour ago 4,977 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí launched the raid in Drogheda as part of an operation targeting organised crime in the area.

Four arrests as gardaí remove protesters during demonstration at former Debenhams store
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four arrests as gardaí remove protesters during demonstration at former Debenhams store

2 hours ago 12,185 Views 32 Comments

It is understood those arrested have since been released.

Downing Street sources blame Cummings for leaking texts between Boris Johnson and James Dyson
# UK
# UK

Downing Street sources blame Cummings for leaking texts between Boris Johnson and James Dyson

2 hours ago 11,162 Views 13 Comments

An internal inquiry has been launched into the leaking.

Poll: Would you support a Digital Green Cert allowing fully vaccinated people to go on holiday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a Digital Green Cert allowing fully vaccinated people to go on holiday?

3 hours ago 30,779 Views 76 Comments

A proposal for a Digital Green Certificate, or a so-called Covid passport, are to be voted on in the European Parliament next week.

Haircuts resume in Northern Ireland under latest easing of Covid-19 restrictions
# Chop Chop
# Chop Chop

Haircuts resume in Northern Ireland under latest easing of Covid-19 restrictions

3 hours ago 6,131 Views 14 Comments

Several sectors of the economy have returned.

ESB claims strike by Independent Workers Union is unlawful
# ESB
# ESB

ESB claims strike by Independent Workers Union is unlawful

3 hours ago 9,255 Views 10 Comments

The IWU are taking the action over a claimed lack of consultation on outsourced work to the private sector.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

4 hours ago 10,238 Views 0 Comments

Here is what’s making headlines this morning

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

5 hours ago 17,073 Views 39 Comments

The number of people affected is reported to be below five.

Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC

5 hours ago 15,584 Views 82 Comments

The so-called “Abú system” has become the source of controversy in recent days.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

5 hours ago 9,359 Views 4 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles
# Submarine
# Submarine

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles

6 hours ago 19,727 Views 8 Comments

The KRI Nanggala has less than a day’s worth of oxygen remaining for its 53 crew.

Opinion: Pregnant women in Ireland are left to cope alone in the shadows
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Opinion: Pregnant women in Ireland are left to cope alone in the shadows

6 hours ago 11,812 Views 16 Comments

We need to better prioritise the care of pregnant women during Covid, writes Fianna Fáil councillor Deirdre Geraghty-Smith.

Most company directors think the economy will be fully reopened by the end of 2021
# Business Confidence
# Business Confidence

Most company directors think the economy will be fully reopened by the end of 2021

6 hours ago 8,943 Views 15 Comments

Nearly half of business leaders said they expect to return to the office in the fourth quarter.

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine

7 hours ago 30,210 Views 22 Comments

As of Wednesday night, more than 147,000 people have registered for their vaccine.

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week

13 hours ago 42,546 Views 51 Comments
  • The HSE plans to begin administering at a facility in Dublin city centre on Monday.
  • The initial rollout will target single people living in hostels across the city.
  • There is an estimated 3,000 homeless people in Dublin city in addition to 700 families living in hotels.

Yesterday’s News

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise
# Vaccine Deliveries
# Vaccine Deliveries

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise

13 hours ago 19,833 Views 35 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that the action was take over AstraZeneca’s “complete failure to meet its delivery and contractual agreements for April, May and June”.

Nursing home visits to increase to four per week from 4 May
# Weekly Visits
# Weekly Visits

Nursing home visits to increase to four per week from 4 May

14 hours ago 9,652 Views 2 Comments

This applies to all long-term residential care facilities.

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert
# Svetlana Murphy
# Svetlana Murphy

Missing child Svetlana Murphy found safe and well, as 18-year-old male arrested following CRI alert

14 hours ago 240,693 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said that the 14-year-old girl will be re-united with her family tonight.

'I've been struck by the public's response to what the disease is doing': The key points from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

'I've been struck by the public's response to what the disease is doing': The key points from tonight's NPHET briefing

15 hours ago 54,737 Views 53 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'
# Who's At The Wheel
From The42
# Who's At The Wheel

'We're in 2021 and it's not clear to me as a rugby person who's going to drive Irish women's rugby'

Updated 15 hours ago 12,069 Views 2 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella gave their thoughts during a difficult week, and after a stop-start few years, for Irish women’s rugby.

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions
# Parachute Regiment
# Parachute Regiment

Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions

16 hours ago 13,905 Views 18 Comments

The judicial review challenge has been listed for hearing for five days beginning on 20 September.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

16 hours ago 8,574 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: The chef who will never eat again
# Evening Longread
# Evening Longread

Your evening longread: The chef who will never eat again

16 hours ago 17,606 Views 2 Comments

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

Gardaí seize catalytic converters worth €2.2 million following search in north Dublin
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize catalytic converters worth €2.2 million following search in north Dublin

16 hours ago 67,046 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene earlier.

Stormont leaders call on Irish Government to share data on passengers arriving on the island
# Data-sharing Impasse
# Data-sharing Impasse

Stormont leaders call on Irish Government to share data on passengers arriving on the island

17 hours ago 14,481 Views 13 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill both expressed frustration over the issue.

Top two inches: How Billy Holland set out on his path into Munster's record books
# Measure Of The Man
From The42
# Measure Of The Man

Top two inches: How Billy Holland set out on his path into Munster's record books

17 hours ago 14,098 Views 4 Comments

There are plenty of locks bigger than Billy Holland about, but few have left such a footprint on rugby in Munster.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

17 hours ago 23,574 Views 25 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years

17 hours ago 21,425 Views 16 Comments

Kevin Bronson pleaded guilty to robbery at Centra, Old Bawn Shopping Centre, Tallaght.

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making
# Football
# Football

Opinion: The European Super League – the 48 hour flash in the pan, 25 years in the making

17 hours ago 11,633 Views 16 Comments

UCC’s Dr Seán Ó Conaill looks back on an extraordinary week for international football.

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian
# KPMG
# KPMG

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian

18 hours ago 13,687 Views 4 Comments

The group, the court heard had accumulated debts of US$5.2Bn.

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders
# Leaders Summit
# Leaders Summit

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns world leaders

18 hours ago 6,477 Views 11 Comments

Biden has doubled US ambitions on slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?
# Global Record
# Global Record

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?

19 hours ago 29,514 Views 19 Comments

The country has confirmed 15.9 million cases of infection, the second highest after the United States, and 184,657 deaths.

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
# Covid19
# Covid19

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

19 hours ago 8,689 Views 9 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65

19 hours ago 38,511 Views 22 Comments

The Scottish band enjoyed huge success in the 1970s.

Coronavirus: Ten deaths across last four months and 617 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Ten deaths across last four months and 617 new cases confirmed in Ireland

19 hours ago 130,125 Views 179 Comments

The latest figures were reported this evening.

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