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Today’s News

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

7 minutes ago 4,582 Views 7 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison
# Deadline
From The42
# Deadline

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison

Updated 25 minutes ago 9,864 Views 5 Comments

Lucas Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order.

Principal of Wexford school closed due to Covid outbreak says HSE guidance not sufficient
# Wexford
# Wexford

Principal of Wexford school closed due to Covid outbreak says HSE guidance not sufficient

45 minutes ago 5,828 Views 0 Comments

Vicky Barron said that it is clear that there are “serious flaws” in the guidance.

'It's not Groundhog Day': Taoiseach says Covid Pass extension and antigen testing being considered
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

'It's not Groundhog Day': Taoiseach says Covid Pass extension and antigen testing being considered

1 hour ago 9,219 Views 22 Comments

NPHET is meeting this afternoon before giving its advice to Government on the easing of restrictions.

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months

1 hour ago 16,639 Views 1 Comment

The man was convicted of defilement by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May.

Man who raided a supermarket with a toy gun given five-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raided a supermarket with a toy gun given five-year sentence

1 hour ago 7,423 Views 1 Comment

David Savage (29) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth
# New Home
From The42
# New Home

Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth

2 hours ago 16,613 Views 5 Comments

The Republic of Ireland player spent the last months as a free agent following his departure from Burnley.

17% increase in domestic abuse calls to gardaí last year, report finds
# Garda Annual Report
# Garda Annual Report

17% increase in domestic abuse calls to gardaí last year, report finds

2 hours ago 2,738 Views 3 Comments

The figures were contained in the force’s annual report for 2020, which was published today.

David Amess’s widow makes emotional visit to church where Tory MP was killed
# Parliamentary Tributes
# Parliamentary Tributes

David Amess’s widow makes emotional visit to church where Tory MP was killed

Updated 3 hours ago 14,345 Views 6 Comments

The killing of the veteran parliamentarian at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea has led to fresh scrutiny over the security of MPs.

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square
# I'm A Little Teapot
# I'm A Little Teapot

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

3 hours ago 15,825 Views 21 Comments

Smithfield Utah is the second of six sculptures being created as part of Dublin City Council’s Sculpture Dublin initiative.

Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications
# RIP
# RIP

Colin Powell dies aged 84 of Covid-19 complications

4 hours ago 52,430 Views 40 Comments

The former US Secretary of State’s family made a statement about it on social media.

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

4 hours ago 9,031 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol

5 hours ago 9,871 Views 20 Comments

The EU said a ‘very intense period of discussions’ has begun but suggested they may not include the role of the European Court of Justice.

Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'
# Rumours
From The42
# Rumours

Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'

5 hours ago 15,002 Views 8 Comments

The Mayo manager has dismissed any speculation of unrest in the backroom team.

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece
# Winter Olympics
# Winter Olympics

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece

5 hours ago 5,751 Views 1 Comment

Three activists were restrained by police after holding a banner saying: ‘No genocide games’.

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world

6 hours ago 6,208 Views 10 Comments

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations.

China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages
# Economic Growth
# Economic Growth

China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages

6 hours ago 8,950 Views 25 Comments

The world’s second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9% in the three months to September.

Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’

7 hours ago 15,702 Views 15 Comments

The new computing platform will encompass augmented and virtual reality.

Invite: The climate crisis and COP26 - Sign up for our Open Newsroom
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Invite: The climate crisis and COP26 - Sign up for our Open Newsroom

Updated 7 hours ago 5,717 Views 3 Comments

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

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'
# 22 October
# 22 October

NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'

Updated 7 hours ago 52,124 Views 178 Comments
  • NPHET is due to meet at 2pm before delivering its advice to the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee.
  • Almost all remaining Covid-19 restrictions are due to be lifted on Friday.
  • But a recent rise in cases numbers and hospitlisations has thrown the plan into doubt.
'Miracle' pair found alive after days in Australian outback
# Harts Range
# Harts Range

'Miracle' pair found alive after days in Australian outback

8 hours ago 33,253 Views 13 Comments

They had failed to return to the remote community of Hermannsburg after a weekend away.

Physio: Fixing a wee problem - before, during and after menopause
# Urinary Incontinence
# Urinary Incontinence

Physio: Fixing a wee problem - before, during and after menopause

Updated 8 hours ago 23,892 Views 0 Comments

On World Menopause Day, Chartered Physiotherapist Aoife Ni Eochaidh says practice is key to fixing any pelvic issues.

President leads tributes to 'two great poets' Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly
# Tributes
# Tributes

President leads tributes to 'two great poets' Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly

8 hours ago 6,757 Views 2 Comments

Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, the President described both poets as “two great figures” of Irish poetry.

Poll: Do you think the country should remove all Covid-19 restrictions this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the country should remove all Covid-19 restrictions this week?

8 hours ago 109,733 Views 149 Comments

Nphet meet today to discuss their advice for Government as the country prepares to reopen.

Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas
# PGA Tour
From The42
# PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas

9 hours ago 22,052 Views 20 Comments

It is McIlroy’s 20th title on the PGA Tour.

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week
# America
# America

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week

10 hours ago 16,448 Views 4 Comments

It is the second shooting at the university but is not thought to be linked.

Canada's Trudeau to visit indigenous children's graves
# British Columbia
# British Columbia

Canada's Trudeau to visit indigenous children's graves

10 hours ago 5,296 Views 6 Comments

The remains of more than 200 children were uncovered at the British Columbia school in May.

Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today
# Air Crash
# Air Crash

Man who organised Emiliano Sala air crash flight to stand trial today

10 hours ago 25,402 Views 0 Comments

David Henderson, 66, arranged the flight in January 2019 which crashed killing footballer Sala and the pilot, Dave Ibbotson.

Litter survey: Portlaoise cleanest town, Dublin's north inner city 'a litter blackspot'
# Load Of Rubbish
# Load Of Rubbish

Litter survey: Portlaoise cleanest town, Dublin's north inner city 'a litter blackspot'

11 hours ago 18,224 Views 22 Comments

Litter in the country’s main cities has worsened to levels not seen in ten years, according to Irish Business Against Litter.

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers
# Carbon Footprint
# Carbon Footprint

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers

17 hours ago 15,388 Views 17 Comments
  • Facebook has flagged advertisements from three Irish gas suppliers for not including a particular disclaimer, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Energia, Electric Ireland and Calor Ireland have run ads that encourage people to reduce their carbon footprint by becoming a customer.
  • Climate campaigners are calling for an EU-wide ban on fossil fuel advertising, which an Irish MEP says they would support.

Yesterday’s News

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’

19 hours ago 67,202 Views 12 Comments

The supporter was taken ill during the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham with the match suspended for 20 minutes.

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?

19 hours ago 41,684 Views 10 Comments

How about these succession plans.

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'

19 hours ago 37,474 Views 4 Comments

Hannah McLoughlin has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past few years, from adoring fan to Irish hockey star and Olympian.

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know
# Cop26
# Cop26

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know

20 hours ago 8,495 Views 14 Comments

“The main thing will be whether there is a willingness to do business or not.”

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85

21 hours ago 40,520 Views 19 Comments

During his lifetime, Kennelly wrote over 20 books of poetry, along with plays, novels and criticism.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

21 hours ago 7,969 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare

21 hours ago 41,291 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to live with his parents rent-free while saving up for a deposit to buy his own house.

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Tony Kelly could miss Clare's 2022 league following ankle surgery

21 hours ago 17,066 Views 5 Comments

The former Hurler of the Year appeared off the bench as Ballyea progressed to the Clare SHC semi-finals.

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