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Today’s News

Gardaí seek help finding 53-year-old man missing from Kildare
# Rathangan
# Rathangan

Gardaí seek help finding 53-year-old man missing from Kildare

18 minutes ago 1,868 Views 0 Comments

Samer Daboul is described as being 6’3″ in height, with a slim build and grey hair.

LIVEBLOG: Hospitality restrictions to go from tomorrow as Cabinet meets ahead of Taoiseach's speech
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LIVEBLOG: Hospitality restrictions to go from tomorrow as Cabinet meets ahead of Taoiseach's speech

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated 1 hour ago 29,373 Views 26 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’

1 hour ago 15,039 Views 29 Comments

US secretary of state Antony Blinken and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva.

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74

2 hours ago 90,546 Views 108 Comments

His family confirmed the news, saying: “Our hearts are broken.”

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?

2 hours ago 10,899 Views 0 Comments

We test claims from Irish website The Liberal that a study implies ‘vaccines were never required to begin with’.

4,500-year-old Neolithic tomb collapses in South Dublin
# Heritage Sites
# Heritage Sites

4,500-year-old Neolithic tomb collapses in South Dublin

2 hours ago 24,524 Views 20 Comments

The dolmen, located in Shankill, appears to have collapsed in late 2021.

Varadkar says some restrictions may take longer than others to be lifted
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Varadkar says some restrictions may take longer than others to be lifted

Updated 3 hours ago 77,547 Views 126 Comments

NPHET last night gave the green light for almost all restrictions to be removed.

Man arrested after four people, including a baby, freeze to death near US-Canada border
# Manitoba
# Manitoba

Man arrested after four people, including a baby, freeze to death near US-Canada border

3 hours ago 17,459 Views 1 Comment

The US Department of Justice said the man has been charged with human smuggling.

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Here’s your guide for the weekend’s sporting action
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here’s your guide for the weekend’s sporting action

Updated 3 hours ago 10,990 Views 4 Comments

What’s on your telly this weekend?

RTÉ announces Sean Whelan as its new Washington Correspondent
# Rte News
# Rte News

RTÉ announces Sean Whelan as its new Washington Correspondent

4 hours ago 24,237 Views 24 Comments

Whelan is taking over from Brian O’Donovan.

Search on for humpback whale entangled in debris off Hawaii
# Marine Rescue
# Marine Rescue

Search on for humpback whale entangled in debris off Hawaii

4 hours ago 9,743 Views 6 Comments

Rescuers were not able to remove all of the heavy-gauge gear that had wrapped around the creature.

Four men to appear in court in relation to cash and vehicle seizures in Dublin
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Four men to appear in court in relation to cash and vehicle seizures in Dublin

5 hours ago 9,281 Views 0 Comments

The seizures were made as part of an operation led by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Special Oireachtas committee on international surrogacy to be established
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

Special Oireachtas committee on international surrogacy to be established

5 hours ago 2,862 Views 2 Comments

The committee is expected to report with recommendations within three months of its establishment.

What kind of difficulties have you faced with childcare? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
# Get In Touch

What kind of difficulties have you faced with childcare? We want to hear your story

5 hours ago 4,570 Views 0 Comments

Whatever your situation is, we want to hear what change you’d like to see to the current childcare system.

Hong Kong warns animal lovers not to obstruct hamster cull
# China
# China

Hong Kong warns animal lovers not to obstruct hamster cull

6 hours ago 13,863 Views 18 Comments

The cull was approved after a number of hamsters in a pet shop tested positive for Covid-19.

21 beaches polluted by oil spill in Peru linked to Tonga eruption
# Environmental Emergency
# Environmental Emergency

21 beaches polluted by oil spill in Peru linked to Tonga eruption

6 hours ago 7,608 Views 3 Comments

The Peruvian government has formed a committee to deal with the crisis.

The Kerry, Derry, Mayo and Kildare clubs dreaming of All-Ireland hurling glory
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The Kerry, Derry, Mayo and Kildare clubs dreaming of All-Ireland hurling glory

8 hours ago 11,935 Views 4 Comments

Kilmoyley, Banagher, Tooreen and Naas are the unlikely hurling quartet hoping to reach Croke Park.

Opinion: Our rights as adopted people will not be enshrined in law, they'll be in grave danger
# Adoption
# Adoption

Opinion: Our rights as adopted people will not be enshrined in law, they'll be in grave danger

8 hours ago 5,202 Views 5 Comments

Adoption rights campaigner Claire McGettrick responds to the new Birth Information and Tracing Bill.

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast seeks to make history and tell it at the same time
# Summer Of 69
# Summer Of 69

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast seeks to make history and tell it at the same time

9 hours ago 13,320 Views 5 Comments

The film’s editor Úna Ní Dhonghaile speaks about its long-awaited release.

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland
# UK
# UK

Brexit 'anomaly' is stopping medical students in Northern Ireland from doing internships in Ireland

15 hours ago 18,431 Views 13 Comments
  • Students who are studying medicine in Northern Ireland or Great Britain cannot apply for internships with the HSE this year due to Brexit.
  • The Department of Health said it is working on changes to the Medical Practitioners Act, and hope it will come into effect later this year.

Yesterday’s News

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
# Texas Law
# Texas Law

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

16 hours ago 22,999 Views 26 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated 17 hours ago 49,099 Views 88 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

Kelleher returns and Jota stars as Liverpool see off Arsenal to progress to League Cup final
# Carabao Runneth Over
From The42
# Carabao Runneth Over

Kelleher returns and Jota stars as Liverpool see off Arsenal to progress to League Cup final

17 hours ago 31,983 Views 80 Comments

Jota scored a goal in either half as Liverpool ran out 2-0 winners.

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford
# Longford
# Longford

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford

18 hours ago 20,526 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí appealed for witnesses to this collision to come forward.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

18 hours ago 8,799 Views 0 Comments

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

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions

19 hours ago 171,368 Views 149 Comments

NPHET met today to discuss Ireland’s Covid-19 measures.

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue
# Violence Against Women
# Violence Against Women

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue

19 hours ago 12,527 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government must lead on the issue.

US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump

19 hours ago 26,675 Views 43 Comments

In the letter, the committee chairman says Ivanka Trump was in direct contact with her father during key moments on January 6 2021.

'It's something I've been working on; off-the-ball work, the reading of a game'
# Effort
From The42
# Effort

'It's something I've been working on; off-the-ball work, the reading of a game'

Updated 19 hours ago 23,841 Views 11 Comments

Munster and Ireland wing Andrew Conway’s work-rate off the ball is exemplary.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

19 hours ago 15,918 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Fishermen ‘lucky to survive’ after boat hit by underwater German wartime bomb
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Fishermen ‘lucky to survive’ after boat hit by underwater German wartime bomb

19 hours ago 30,016 Views 13 Comments

Five crew members were left with significant injuries after the bomb exploded underwater 22 miles off the coast of Cromer in north Norfolk.

3 hospitalised following collision between van and Garda car in Dublin
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

3 hospitalised following collision between van and Garda car in Dublin

20 hours ago 55,797 Views 6 Comments

The crash took place in the middle of Phibsborough at approximately 2am.

Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey
# Belfast
# Belfast

Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey

20 hours ago 64,088 Views 13 Comments

A 21-year-old man has been arrested.

Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

Horticultural peat unlawfully removed ‘much like rock from a quarry’, High Court hears

20 hours ago 17,674 Views 0 Comments

Environmental Protection Agency is seeking an injunction against Harte Peat Ltd to halt peat extraction in Westmeath.

Man (80s) dies in crash on M6 motorway near Galway
# M6
# M6

Man (80s) dies in crash on M6 motorway near Galway

21 hours ago 28,148 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened around 2pm.

France to cull over 1 million poultry to fight bird flu
# Foie Gras' Sake
# Foie Gras' Sake

France to cull over 1 million poultry to fight bird flu

Updated 21 hours ago 10,183 Views 13 Comments

Farmers are being compensated for the loss of the animals.

The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave

21 hours ago 4,307 Views 0 Comments

Click to listen to a GP, a paramedic, an emergency medicine consultant, and the head of an intensive care unit talk about how our hospitals are coping with the Omicron wave.

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