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Today’s News

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties

Updated 6 minutes ago 13,234 Views 17 Comments

The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.

Stephen Kenny's Ireland set for March friendly with Belgium
# Opponents
From The42
# Opponents

Stephen Kenny's Ireland set for March friendly with Belgium

8 minutes ago 456 Views 1 Comment

Roberto Martinez’ side are currently ranked at the top of the Fifa world rankings.

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of man (47) missing from Cork
# Missing
# Missing

Family and gardaí 'concerned for welfare' of man (47) missing from Cork

34 minutes ago 2,782 Views 0 Comments

William O’Toole has been missing from the Churchfield area of Cork since 17 January.

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year
# Consular Assistance
# Consular Assistance

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year

54 minutes ago 967 Views 0 Comments

Figures released by the Department of Foreign Affairs show that 108 Irish citizens were evacuated from Afghanistan in 2021.

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services
# Camhs
# Camhs

HSE apologises to young people over 'care deficiencies' in Kerry mental health services

1 hour ago 1,386 Views 0 Comments

The executive will issue written apologies to around 250 families.

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Former Air Corps member Lisa Smith 'wanted to die a martyr', Special Criminal Court hears

1 hour ago 5,349 Views 0 Comments

The trial is expected to last 12 weeks.

Varadkar says 'no link' between Russian training exercises and a potential Ukraine invasion
# Not Welcome
# Not Welcome

Varadkar says 'no link' between Russian training exercises and a potential Ukraine invasion

1 hour ago 4,920 Views 15 Comments

The Irish government received a warning of a major exercise by the Russian navy and air force.

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Clear climate information can strongly affect support for action, Irish study finds

Updated 1 hour ago 9,601 Views 21 Comments
  • A new Irish study has investigated the public's understanding of climate change and how it affects support for action, Lauren Boland reports.
  • People who are provided with information about climate change and its causes are more likely to be in favour of measures to tackle it.
  • But we tend to underestimate the benefits of high-impact actions, such as eating less meat, and overestimate low-impact actions like recycling.
James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement

Updated 1 hour ago 10,144 Views 2 Comments

The 2014 Footballer of the Year and two-time All-Star has struggled with injury issues in recent years.

Varadkar says employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working
# Hybrid Working
# Hybrid Working

Varadkar says employers will need 'a very good reason' to refuse a request for remote working

Updated 1 hour ago 17,296 Views 21 Comments

A new bill would give people the legal right to request remote working.

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO
# Putin
# Putin

Tom Clonan: Russia's decision to locate off Ireland gives the two-fingers to the US, EU & NATO

2 hours ago 15,076 Views 42 Comments

The security analyst says it also demonstrates the pathetic state of Ireland’s capacity to meet the minimum standards of our Neutral status.

Activist deceived into relationship with undercover London police officer awarded £230,000 (€275k)
# Deceived
# Deceived

Activist deceived into relationship with undercover London police officer awarded £230,000 (€275k)

2 hours ago 13,918 Views 6 Comments

The Metropolitan Police and the National Police Chiefs Council have been ordered to pay compensation to Kate Wilson.

Pfizer-BioNTech begin enrollments for Omicron-specific vaccine trial
# Omicron Vaccine
# Omicron Vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech begin enrollments for Omicron-specific vaccine trial

3 hours ago 9,443 Views 14 Comments

Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla previously said at a conference that the pharmaceutical giant could be ready to file for regulatory approval of the shot by March.

UUP's Doug Beattie 'extremely embarrassed' by past tweets but denies being racist or misogynistic
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

UUP's Doug Beattie 'extremely embarrassed' by past tweets but denies being racist or misogynistic

3 hours ago 14,989 Views 23 Comments

The UUP leader said it’s for his party to judge whether or not he should step down.

Poll: Would you buy a non-fungible token?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you buy a non-fungible token?

4 hours ago 20,455 Views 50 Comments

John Lennon’s son is selling several pieces of music history via NFTs.

State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says
# Report
# Report

State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says

5 hours ago 4,819 Views 0 Comments

The group said a law introduced in 2017 which criminalises the purchase of sex in Ireland is facilitating the abuse of sex workers.

Two lanes of traffic blocked after crash on N7 at Rathcoole
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two lanes of traffic blocked after crash on N7 at Rathcoole

6 hours ago 21,978 Views 12 Comments

No serious injuries have been reported but traffic delays in the area are expected.

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film
# Incomplete
From The42
# Incomplete

'He became very engrossed in it' - The story behind Dermot Morgan's unfinished football film

Updated 6 hours ago 18,304 Views 5 Comments

Remembering his work on ‘Miracle of the Magyars’ and other soccer-related projects.

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone
# Oops
# Oops

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone

6 hours ago 44,611 Views 53 Comments

The comment has been included in the White House transcript of the event, ensuring it passes into the official historical record.

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years

7 hours ago 32,119 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice O’Connor said that had Graham Daly been an adult at the time of the offending, she would have imposed a longer sentence.

Biden and European leaders declare 'unity' against Russia over Ukraine
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Biden and European leaders declare 'unity' against Russia over Ukraine

7 hours ago 22,305 Views 75 Comments
  • Nato also said it was sending jets and ships to bolster its eastern flank.
  • EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that there was nothing to suggest an "immediate" Russian attack.
  • The Russian Ambassador to Ireland has also downplayed concerns about planned Russian missile tests off the Irish coast.
Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush
# Stampede
# Stampede

Eight dead and 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush

Updated 8 hours ago 48,930 Views 27 Comments

A baby was also reportedly trampled by the crowd but survived.

Cabinet to discuss approval of O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cabinet to discuss approval of O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment

8 hours ago 15,759 Views 9 Comments

The scheme is made up of 1,047 apartments and houses in inner city Dublin.

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told
# Housing
# Housing

State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told

9 hours ago 8,820 Views 1 Comment

Housing committee to be told the costs of dereliction and vacancy in our cities, towns and villages “are very high in societal terms”.

Yesterday’s News

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth
# To Infinity And Beyond
# To Infinity And Beyond

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth

16 hours ago 32,254 Views 29 Comments

The telescope will let astronomers peer further back in time than ever before.

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

US puts troops on alert over Ukraine as Biden calls European allies

Updated 16 hours ago 68,536 Views 102 Comments

NATO also said it was sending jets and ships to bolster its eastern flank.

Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
# Standstill
# Standstill

Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe

17 hours ago 20,608 Views 8 Comments

The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

Healy looks Larkham-esque as Munster show 'more ambition and intent'

17 hours ago 24,092 Views 14 Comments

The province’s big win over Wasps was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Have you seen Ronan? Appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing since Friday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Ronan? Appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing since Friday

17 hours ago 24,877 Views 2 Comments

Ronan Quinn is missing from Manorcunningham, Co Donegal.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

18 hours ago 7,366 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Ireland's gender pay gap is better than the EU average - what else can be done to fix it?

19 hours ago 11,989 Views 69 Comments

“I think there’s [still] a lot of confusion. A lot of people make reference to equal pay, and that’s been enshrined in legislation since the mid-70s.”

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'
# New Face
From The42
# New Face

Gordon D'Arcy joins Wexford hurling backroom team - 'He's a great asset around the place'

19 hours ago 31,399 Views 9 Comments

Darragh Egan has recruited the former Leinster and Ireland rugby player.

One person killed and three others injured in shooting at German university
# Heidelberg University
# Heidelberg University

One person killed and three others injured in shooting at German university

Updated 19 hours ago 20,025 Views 0 Comments

The gunman died in the incident at Heidelberg University.

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown

19 hours ago 24,881 Views 16 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fresh allegations of breaking coronavirus rules.

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol

Updated 19 hours ago 23,337 Views 30 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK Government needed to make his party aware of its intentions immediately.

Opinion: Time to go back to the whiteboard and reimagine our education system
# International Day Of Education
# International Day Of Education

Opinion: Time to go back to the whiteboard and reimagine our education system

20 hours ago 10,176 Views 3 Comments

Tanya Ward of the Children’s Rights Alliance argues that we need a more modern, dynamic approach to education in Ireland.

No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says
# Russia
# Russia

No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says

20 hours ago 29,202 Views 87 Comments

The Russian ambassador to Ireland said “there are no problems” with the planned military exercises.

Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers
# Coup
# Coup

Military junta seizes control of Burkina Faso, say soldiers

20 hours ago 9,465 Views 1 Comment

Burkina Faso has seen a series of anti-government protests as anger has mounted over the handling of an Islamic insurgency.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

20 hours ago 17,830 Views 8 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

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