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Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says
# David Amess
# David Amess

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says

Updated 6 minutes ago 19,137 Views 1 Comment

It comes after Conservative MP Sir David Amess was stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents on Friday.

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

16 minutes ago 334 Views 0 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

53 minutes ago 8,552 Views 23 Comments

A report has recommended that the licence fee should be replaced by exchequer funding.

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali

1 hour ago 3,058 Views 1 Comment

The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic.

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night

1 hour ago 10,130 Views 18 Comments

The Munster No10 won the game with a late conversion just minutes after seeing his clearance kick charged down for a Connacht try.

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

2 hours ago 12,362 Views 29 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

Home by 10am: 'Misuse' of reduced school days leaving a generation of Traveller children 'lost'

2 hours ago 12,203 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal can reveal that many Traveller children are routinely put on 'reduced hours' at school - with at least one student on just 40 minutes a day
  • Reporters Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy work with Traveller focus groups to expose this issue
  • Over 60 children on one halting site in Munster received no digital supports during Covid lockdowns
Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The murders down the hall

2 hours ago 6,293 Views 1 Comment

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

THE GOOD INFORMATION PROJECT
Migration and the EU
'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'
# Moral Victory
From The42
# Moral Victory

'It might have been a World Cup quarter-final but we were prepared to go on strike'

3 hours ago 18,241 Views 6 Comments

This weekend 30 years ago, Ireland’s rugby players considered strike action before their World Cup quarter-final. Instead they nearly caused a sensational upset.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

3 hours ago 22,979 Views 45 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says
# Robert Durst
# Robert Durst

Jailed New York millionaire Robert Durst is on ventilator with Covid-19, lawyer says

4 hours ago 21,617 Views 7 Comments

Earlier this week, he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend.

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'
# Cork
# Cork

Cork Lord Mayor says closure of city's train station on jazz festival weekend is 'unfortunate'

4 hours ago 16,330 Views 25 Comments

The Cork Jazz Festival runs from 22-25 October.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Hidden gem on the city's edge: Explore a light-filled former coach house in Limerick
Shels are going up, and this time it feels different
# Reds Issue
From The42
# Reds Issue

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different

4 hours ago 9,101 Views 1 Comment

Positive moves off the pitch have helped put the club on the right path again, but the Tolka Park issue still looms large.

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?
# Fuel Allowance
# Fuel Allowance

Explainer: What is the Fuel Allowance and who can qualify for it?

5 hours ago 17,652 Views 4 Comments

It was announced in the Budget this week that the Fuel Allowance would increase by €5 per week.

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows

11 hours ago 19,029 Views 62 Comments

It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?
# The Count
# The Count

Quiz: How much do you know about numbers?

13 hours ago 38,942 Views 22 Comments

We all know that 42 is the most important, but anyway…

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death
# Joey
From The42
# Joey

Carbery goes from villain to hero to win it for Munster right at the death

14 hours ago 36,711 Views 103 Comments

Munster defeated Connacht with a late Joey Carbery conversion in the first Irish derby of the season in Thomond Park.

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess

Updated 15 hours ago 39,713 Views 23 Comments

Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?
# Profile
# Profile

From 'Traffic Tsar' to 'sarcastic' chief executive: Who is Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan?

15 hours ago 40,802 Views 32 Comments

Protesters and politicians called on the council chief to resign this week.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

16 hours ago 7,970 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets
# Looking Sharp
From The42
# Looking Sharp

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets

16 hours ago 21,193 Views 24 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side delivered a performance full of power and skill as they welcomed back some big-hitters.

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan

16 hours ago 33,084 Views 83 Comments

Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'
# Assessing Biden
# Assessing Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden presidency report card - 'could do better'

16 hours ago 10,662 Views 25 Comments

Our columnist says Biden is doing OK but has taken a major hit on the back of Afghanistan.

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
# Trial And Improve
# Trial And Improve

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

17 hours ago 25,783 Views 10 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids
# Lucy In The Sky
# Lucy In The Sky

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids

18 hours ago 9,271 Views 6 Comments

Lucy is named after the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia nearly half a century ago.

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester
# Asleep At The Wheel
From The42
# Asleep At The Wheel

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester

18 hours ago 32,044 Views 59 Comments

A late collapse by the visitors saw Brendan Rodgers’ men earn a thrilling 4-2 victory.

Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time
# Russia
# Russia

Russia’s daily Covid deaths exceed 1,000 for first time

20 hours ago 16,876 Views 8 Comments

About 43 million Russians – 29% of the country’s nearly 146 million people – are fully vaccinated.

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search
# Clare
# Clare

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search

20 hours ago 21,222 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out in the west Clare region this morning.

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford
# Magic Mo
From The42
# Magic Mo

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford

21 hours ago 25,180 Views 25 Comments

Claudio Ranieri’s first game as Watford manager ended in a 5-0 defeat.

Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 73,635 Views 127 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits
# Tensions
# Tensions

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits

22 hours ago 24,997 Views 12 Comments

A judge has banned a police union president from making public statements on the city’s Covid-19 policy.

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses
# Vaccination Week
# Vaccination Week

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses

23 hours ago 10,455 Views 5 Comments

The pop-up centres were established across 15 higher education sites two weeks ago as part of Vaccination Week.

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike
# Compensation
# Compensation

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike

23 hours ago 13,481 Views 16 Comments

The US drone strike took place as American forces were completing their withdrawal.

HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'

23 hours ago 31,652 Views 43 Comments

However, he said situation in the health system is “different” than last year.

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission
# Shenzhou-13
# Shenzhou-13

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission

Sat 11:29 AM 9,759 Views 12 Comments

The space agency declared the launch a success and said the crew “were in good shape”.

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

Sat 11:00 AM 44,463 Views 62 Comments

Flu vaccines usually reduce the risk of infection by 40-60%.

Man hospitalised with serious injuries following shooting in Cork city overnight
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Man hospitalised with serious injuries following shooting in Cork city overnight

Sat 10:10 AM 19,264 Views 0 Comments

The shooting took place in the Blackpool area of the city shortly after midnight.

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