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Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party
# Dominic Raab
# Dominic Raab

Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party

7 minutes ago 1,070 Views 0 Comments

Dominic Raab said it would have been a breach of Covid restrictions if Downing Street staff held a party last year.

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity
# Christmas Market
# Christmas Market

Dublin’s oldest Christmas market returns to Henry street at full trading capacity

36 minutes ago 3,652 Views 5 Comments

After operating at a limited capacity last year, the market is now back with a full trading capacity.

Coronavirus: 5,156 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 5,156 new cases confirmed in Ireland

59 minutes ago 18,186 Views 35 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccine Approval
# Vaccine Approval

Australia approves Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11

1 hour ago 3,235 Views 13 Comments

“It is about keeping our kids safe, keeping our families safe, keeping all Australians safe,” Australia’s Health Minister said.

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to ex-governor brother with accusations
# Andrew Cuomo
# Andrew Cuomo

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over help he gave to ex-governor brother with accusations

2 hours ago 7,905 Views 20 Comments

The network has said it will continue to investigate their former staffer’s conduct ‘as appropriate’.

Fionnuala McCormack smashes her personal best to finish 5th at Valencia Marathon
# Flying Fionnuala
From The42
# Flying Fionnuala

Fionnuala McCormack smashes her personal best to finish 5th at Valencia Marathon

2 hours ago 7,074 Views 8 Comments

McCormack’s time of 2:23:58 is second only to Catherina McKiernan’s national record.

Status Yellow wind warning issued ahead of Storm Barra next week
# Storm Barra
# Storm Barra

Status Yellow wind warning issued ahead of Storm Barra next week

2 hours ago 24,131 Views 19 Comments

The weather warning will be in place for the country on Tuesday and early Wednesday.

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland

2 hours ago 14,571 Views 27 Comments

Ireland is exempt from further rules on testing announced yesterday for people travelling to the UK.

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you eat a meatless Christmas dinner?

4 hours ago 41,044 Views 89 Comments

Would you consider a turkey-less Christmas?

Sitdown Sunday: A road trip with Ireland's most exciting hip hop acts
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: A road trip with Ireland's most exciting hip hop acts

5 hours ago 10,292 Views 0 Comments

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

Repatriation flight for 156 people arrives in Ireland from  Morocco
# Omicron
# Omicron

Repatriation flight for 156 people arrives in Ireland from Morocco

5 hours ago 22,357 Views 14 Comments

Morocco has banned all incoming flights for at least two weeks.

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano

6 hours ago 12,578 Views 3 Comments

The Mount Semeru volcano erupted yesterday.

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What are face mask requirements for primary school children in other European countries?

6 hours ago 23,504 Views 50 Comments

Nine to 12 year-olds are now required to wear face masks in Ireland.

DAFT.IE PROPERTY MAGAZINE
Luxury meets industry at this €750k Kinsale renovation that’s far from run of the mill
Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley

7 hours ago 12,321 Views 3 Comments

The Republic of Ireland captain will fly the flag on the big stage.

Therapy services at special school still not restored despite Taoiseach's assurances
# Education
# Education

Therapy services at special school still not restored despite Taoiseach's assurances

7 hours ago 11,361 Views 7 Comments

One child has been taken out of the school because of the lack of on-site clinicians with the relevant skills.

'This will not happen in my classroom': Online anti-mask teacher group say they will fight new rules
# Pushback
# Pushback

'This will not happen in my classroom': Online anti-mask teacher group say they will fight new rules

14 hours ago 49,315 Views 0 Comments

Many teachers in the group have said they will not comply with the new rules.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: How well do you know Britney Spears' music?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Britney Spears' music?

16 hours ago 38,281 Views 11 Comments

She turned 40 this week, let’s celebrate her a bit.

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?
# In Flux
From The42
# In Flux

How are Munster shaping up for their Champions Cup clash with Wasps?

Updated 16 hours ago 39,091 Views 16 Comments

The southern province have some highly experienced players available.

'I hope one day he finds a manager that plays him more than I do'
# Super Sub
From The42
# Super Sub

'I hope one day he finds a manager that plays him more than I do'

Updated 17 hours ago 63,350 Views 27 Comments

Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Divock Origi after the Belgian scored another important goal for Liverpool.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

17 hours ago 10,159 Views 5 Comments

Your round-up of today’s headlines.

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol
# Article 16
# Article 16

Wielding a gun with no ammunition: The UK, the EU and the battle over the Northern Ireland Protocol

18 hours ago 21,553 Views 17 Comments

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'

19 hours ago 16,374 Views 0 Comments

Mia de Faoite documents the horror and abuse that come with prostitution and trafficking and says society must not forget these women.

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast
# Paramilitaries
# Paramilitaries

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast

19 hours ago 14,255 Views 16 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been arrested.

Five bodies found at house in Germany
# Bodies Found
# Bodies Found

Five bodies found at house in Germany

20 hours ago 66,854 Views 9 Comments

The discovery was made at a house near Berlin.

Origi nets last-gasp winner for Liverpool at Wolves
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Origi nets last-gasp winner for Liverpool at Wolves

20 hours ago 25,145 Views 17 Comments

The substitute fired in from close range just as it looked like the Reds would fail to score for the first time in eight months.

Amazon pair charged over stolen parcels in Dublin
# Court
# Court

Amazon pair charged over stolen parcels in Dublin

20 hours ago 68,068 Views 0 Comments

The two men appeared before Dublin District Court today.

Have you seen Monika? Gardaí concerned for Letterkenny resident's welfare
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Monika? Gardaí concerned for Letterkenny resident's welfare

22 hours ago 21,957 Views 0 Comments

Monika Furgal (39) went missing from her Letterkenny home on Thursday.

'Deepening Atlantic depression' to bring rain and wind on Tuesday and Wednesday
# Wet And Windy
# Wet And Windy

'Deepening Atlantic depression' to bring rain and wind on Tuesday and Wednesday

23 hours ago 31,448 Views 28 Comments

There will be strong winds and heavy rainfall for part of next week.

'I am still able to hack it around like I do on the golf course' - Donaghy chasing Kerry glory at 38
# Kieran Donaghy
From The42
# Kieran Donaghy

'I am still able to hack it around like I do on the golf course' - Donaghy chasing Kerry glory at 38

Updated 23 hours ago 24,764 Views 6 Comments

The veteran forward remains central to the Austin Stacks challenge as they face tomorrow’s county final.

Gardaí issue further appeal for witnesses to Tallaght shooting
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Gardaí issue further appeal for witnesses to Tallaght shooting

Sat 1:56 PM 19,857 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are also appealing to anyone who knows of any person who “sustained unexplained burn injuries” in the past 24 hours to contact them.

Coronavirus: 5,622 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 5,622 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 1:45 PM 87,974 Views 152 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures today.

Varadkar says public should 'not lose heart' as patient numbers drop below 500
# Hospital Numbers
# Hospital Numbers

Varadkar says public should 'not lose heart' as patient numbers drop below 500

Sat 1:29 PM 43,881 Views 91 Comments

The Táinaiste says the fall in patient numbers is a sign health measures are working.

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia
# Volcano
# Volcano

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia

Sat 1:21 PM 15,026 Views 7 Comments

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

'We lost mam to suicide. It was the hardest thing I have ever been through in my entire life'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'We lost mam to suicide. It was the hardest thing I have ever been through in my entire life'

Updated Sat 12:14 PM 103,152 Views 11 Comments

Fermanagh footballer Brenda Bannon speaks about the loss of her mother and how counselling helped her with bereavement.

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

The Treaty: Timeline of 'the most important document in Irish history'

Sat 12:04 PM 25,115 Views 32 Comments

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, or simply ‘The Treaty’, was signed on 6 December 1921.

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted
# Donal Fallon
# Donal Fallon

Fear and loathing (and unbridled enthusiasm) in London: How the Treaty negotiators were greeted

Sat 12:01 PM 17,395 Views 12 Comments

There was huge interest in the representatives of republican Ireland in some sections of London society, Donal Fallon writes.

Thousands in the UK enter eighth day without power following Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen
# Storm Arwen

Thousands in the UK enter eighth day without power following Storm Arwen

Sat 11:59 AM 13,135 Views 5 Comments

Forecasters have warned almost freezing temperatures will hit parts of the UK over the weekend.

Parents of teenager accused over Michigan school shooting arrested
# Ethan Crumbley
# Ethan Crumbley

Parents of teenager accused over Michigan school shooting arrested

Updated Sat 10:58 AM 54,124 Views 1 Comment

They were charged after investigators in Michigan said the husband bought the gun used by Ethan Crumbley.

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