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Today’s News

Two international journalism awards for our investigative platform Noteworthy
# Busy Investigating
# Busy Investigating

Two international journalism awards for our investigative platform Noteworthy

4 minutes ago 141 Views 0 Comments

The investigative platform completed a number of collaborative projects in the past three months, thanks to your contributions.

Police investigate reports of spiking by injection at venues in Scotland
# Spiked
# Spiked

Police investigate reports of spiking by injection at venues in Scotland

4 minutes ago 361 Views 0 Comments

Police Scotland urged anyone who believes they have been a victim of spiking to contact them.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth unable to attend NI centenary event on medical grounds
# Armagh
# Armagh

Britain's Queen Elizabeth unable to attend NI centenary event on medical grounds

Updated 5 minutes ago 27,007 Views 29 Comments
  • The queen had been due to travel to Northern Ireland but will now stay in Windsor Castle.
  • The decision is not understood to be related to Covid-19.
  • President Michael D Higgins had previously declined an invitation to the event.
Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by 'mutual consent'
# Time To Say Goodbye
From The42
# Time To Say Goodbye

Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by 'mutual consent'

34 minutes ago 7,404 Views 16 Comments

Graeme Jones will take over as manager on an interim basis.

GRA claims Commissioner's discretion comments are 'wholly unacceptable'
# Limerick Gardaí
# Limerick Gardaí

GRA claims Commissioner's discretion comments are 'wholly unacceptable'

45 minutes ago 3,771 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has called for an urgent meeting with the Commissioner.

Facebook ‘planning company rebrand’ to reflect future plans
# Facelift
# Facelift

Facebook ‘planning company rebrand’ to reflect future plans

53 minutes ago 2,172 Views 5 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg is said to be keen to signal the company’s intent to move beyond just social media and the controversies which have engulfed it.

Funeral of Brendan Kennelly to take place today
# Brendan Kennelly
# Brendan Kennelly

Funeral of Brendan Kennelly to take place today

2 hours ago 5,869 Views 0 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the celebrated poet and novelist, who died peacefully on Sunday.

Historical skeletal remains of six people found at site of former Cork pub
# Barrack Street
# Barrack Street

Historical skeletal remains of six people found at site of former Cork pub

3 hours ago 21,281 Views 19 Comments

The new discoveries come almost two weeks after the initial discovery of skeletal remains.

Watch: The climate crisis and COP26 - Open Newsroom
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Watch: The climate crisis and COP26 - Open Newsroom

Updated 3 hours ago 8,582 Views 5 Comments

As we approach the COP26 summit we look at what role Ireland and the EU will play in the talks

A dull and rainy day ... but sunny spells are on the way before unsettled Bank Holiday weekend
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

A dull and rainy day ... but sunny spells are on the way before unsettled Bank Holiday weekend

3 hours ago 7,925 Views 3 Comments

There’s a risk of localised flooding across Munster and Leinster today.

Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?

4 hours ago 32,100 Views 46 Comments

Nightclubs are set to reopen this Friday.

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal

4 hours ago 4,468 Views 2 Comments

In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missing.

Canada makes Covid vaccines mandatory to all staff in House of Commons
# Canada
# Canada

Canada makes Covid vaccines mandatory to all staff in House of Commons

4 hours ago 5,663 Views 14 Comments

The new requirement will apply to members of the House and their staff, but also to other workers.

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century
# Volcano
# Volcano

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century

4 hours ago 7,928 Views 6 Comments

The volcano sits on the so-called Pacific “Ring of Fire” where many of the planet’s eruptions are recorded.

Further talks today amid uncertainty over rules for reopening in some sectors
# Reopening
# Reopening

Further talks today amid uncertainty over rules for reopening in some sectors

5 hours ago 13,953 Views 24 Comments
  • It was confirmed yesterday that nightclubs will be allowed to reopen as planned this Friday, 22 October.
  • However, sectoral guidance is still being developed for the industry.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he accepts that the sector "need clarity".
Capitol riot panel votes to hold ex-White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt
# Contempt
# Contempt

Capitol riot panel votes to hold ex-White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt

5 hours ago 11,503 Views 17 Comments

He failed to comply with a subpoena to appear before the 6 January congressional select committee last week.

From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate

6 hours ago 7,668 Views 8 Comments

The Government announced yesterday that it is to increase the use of antigen tests.

'I'm just enjoying it. Life's great' - Ireland's Liverpool star back on top after tough times
# Positivity
From The42
# Positivity

'I'm just enjoying it. Life's great' - Ireland's Liverpool star back on top after tough times

6 hours ago 7,504 Views 1 Comment

Leanne Kiernan: ‘If I didn’t enjoy the game, I wouldn’t be playing. I’d be back at home on the farm in Cavan.’

'Severe exploitation' of migrant fishers a daily recurrence, Oireachtas committee to hear
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

'Severe exploitation' of migrant fishers a daily recurrence, Oireachtas committee to hear

6 hours ago 8,525 Views 8 Comments

A report published this week highlighted issues with “extremely long working hours with few breaks,” and pay often below minimum wage.

'No evidence' yet of flu circulating but HSE urges people to 'be prepared' for winter
# Vaccine Drive
# Vaccine Drive

'No evidence' yet of flu circulating but HSE urges people to 'be prepared' for winter

12 hours ago 16,683 Views 23 Comments
  • The HSE is advising people that getting a flu jab "early on" is the best way to protect themselves, Rónán Duffy writes.
  • Usually in Ireland, between 200 and 500 people die from flu each winter.
  • However last winter there were no recorded cases transmitted in Ireland.

Yesterday’s News

Facebook to pay €12 million after accusations it favoured immigrants for jobs in the US
# Payout
# Payout

Facebook to pay €12 million after accusations it favoured immigrants for jobs in the US

13 hours ago 15,331 Views 20 Comments

The firm, in a statement, said it “strongly” believed it was meeting the federal government’s standards.

Fine Gael MEP calls for EU to suspend its funding for Poland
# Poland
# Poland

Fine Gael MEP calls for EU to suspend its funding for Poland

14 hours ago 23,485 Views 48 Comments

Fears of a ‘Polexit’ have grown after Poland’s constitutional tribunal found that EU treaties were incompatible with Poland’s national constitution.

Emiliano Sala flight organiser hired unqualified pilot, court hears
# Trial
# Trial

Emiliano Sala flight organiser hired unqualified pilot, court hears

14 hours ago 22,924 Views 1 Comment

Plane operator David Henderson told people to ‘keep quiet’ after learning the footballer had died in a crash.

Liverpool defeat 10-man Atletico in five-goal thriller as Salah delivers again
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Liverpool defeat 10-man Atletico in five-goal thriller as Salah delivers again

14 hours ago 23,331 Views 34 Comments

It was a wild Champions League contest in Madrid.

Gambling addict who defrauded a woman and a charity of €30,000 is jailed
# Gambling Addict
# Gambling Addict

Gambling addict who defrauded a woman and a charity of €30,000 is jailed

14 hours ago 35,460 Views 17 Comments

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard the money went to pay gambling debts.

Paul Quinn murder: Gardaí urge anyone with information to come forward 14 years after his death
# Paul Quinn Murder
# Paul Quinn Murder

Paul Quinn murder: Gardaí urge anyone with information to come forward 14 years after his death

15 hours ago 18,080 Views 7 Comments

Gardai have said that they still believe that there are people out there with information, ahead of the 14th anniversary of Paul Quinn’s murder.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

15 hours ago 7,942 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Tickets on sale for Ireland-Portugal from later this week, with Aviva Stadium at 100% capacity
# Full House
From The42
# Full House

Tickets on sale for Ireland-Portugal from later this week, with Aviva Stadium at 100% capacity

16 hours ago 19,266 Views 1 Comment

The FAI released a statement this evening regarding the World Cup qualifier on 11 November.

Professor Philip Nolan appointed Director General of Government’s science funding agency
# Science Foundation Ireland
# Science Foundation Ireland

Professor Philip Nolan appointed Director General of Government’s science funding agency

16 hours ago 30,020 Views 38 Comments

SFI is the major funder of science research in Ireland.

Your Evening Longread: Could a change in your morning routine change your life?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: Could a change in your morning routine change your life?

16 hours ago 15,691 Views 13 Comments

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

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees
# Reopening
# Reopening

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees

17 hours ago 40,119 Views 30 Comments

Concert promoter Shane Dunne reacts to the latest government announcement on the live events sector.

Council recommends refusal for €135m Blackrock 'build to rent' apartment scheme
# Dlr Council
# Dlr Council

Council recommends refusal for €135m Blackrock 'build to rent' apartment scheme

17 hours ago 21,798 Views 32 Comments

The Council concluded that it will have a detrimental impact on the character of the area due to its scale, height and visual prominence.

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor

17 hours ago 14,605 Views 11 Comments

An extract from The Journal’s coronavirus newsletter.

Campaigners urge Government to reverse decision to export live pigs to China
# Flying Pigs
# Flying Pigs

Campaigners urge Government to reverse decision to export live pigs to China

18 hours ago 19,532 Views 24 Comments

Animal welfare experts have said such live exports would be ‘cruel and inhumane’.

The Remote: Donal Skehan comes home, Scenes From a Marriage and celebrating Jack B. Yeats
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Donal Skehan comes home, Scenes From a Marriage and celebrating Jack B. Yeats

18 hours ago 14,241 Views 2 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

'Staff are beyond breaking point': Government accused of leaving health service vulnerable
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'Staff are beyond breaking point': Government accused of leaving health service vulnerable

18 hours ago 16,649 Views 16 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin said said that close to 938 beds are to be ‘delivered’ by the end of the year.

Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle

18 hours ago 17,089 Views 9 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

Full return to offices won't be possible until 'next spring', says Varadkar
# 22 October
# 22 October

Full return to offices won't be possible until 'next spring', says Varadkar

Updated 18 hours ago 63,801 Views 50 Comments

The Government was due to remove the guidance to ‘work from home where possible’ on Friday.

Illegal adoptees 'forced to break the law' by using their falsified birth certificates
# Adoption
# Adoption

Illegal adoptees 'forced to break the law' by using their falsified birth certificates

18 hours ago 9,498 Views 6 Comments

An Oireachtas committee heard from a number of representative groups today.

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