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Sunday 3 April, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about space?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about space?

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:00 PM 37,266 Views 44 Comments

It was reported earlier this week that the most distant star ever seen has been observed by astronomers.

Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?
# Let Us Know
# Let Us Know

Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 45,022 Views 58 Comments

This year’s census is taking place tonight.

Saturday 2 April, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about the census
# Census
# Census

Here's everything you need to know about the census

Apr 2nd 2022, 6:30 AM 31,840 Views 25 Comments

This year’s census is taking place tomorrow.

Thursday 31 March, 2022

CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 10:30 PM 63,257 Views 56 Comments

Hospitals have been under serious pressure in the latest surge – with the worst March overcrowding for at least 16 years.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Mar 31st 2022, 9:00 PM 6,600 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Man due in court charged over hijacking and security alert in north Belfast
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Man due in court charged over hijacking and security alert in north Belfast

Mar 30th 2022, 8:31 PM 6,200 Views 0 Comments

He has been charged with a number of offences.

Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'
# Delays
# Delays

Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 7:21 PM 23,076 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI and gardaí carried out “precautionary security checks” on trains travelling between Belfast and Dublin.

Tuesday 29 March, 2022

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Mar 29th 2022, 9:00 PM 7,203 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No Covid-19 discussion at Cabinet as health minister says public health advice has not changed

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 7:35 PM 38,991 Views 35 Comments

Public health officials today announced 14,549 new Covid-19 infections.

Belfast hijacking: Woman (48) arrested as part of the security threat investigation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast hijacking: Woman (48) arrested as part of the security threat investigation

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 7:10 PM 7,722 Views 0 Comments

Simon Coveney was giving a talk in Belfast on Friday when he was abruptly evacuated due to a security alert.

Explainer: What changes are being made to the Leaving Certificate?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What changes are being made to the Leaving Certificate?

Mar 29th 2022, 3:38 PM 13,444 Views 3 Comments

Major reforms to the Leaving Cert are to be brought in beginning in 2023.

Monday 28 March, 2022

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mar 28th 2022, 9:00 PM 10,294 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock won't be shown during RTÉ's airing of Oscars tonight
# Oscars
# Oscars

Will Smith's altercation with Chris Rock won't be shown during RTÉ's airing of Oscars tonight

Mar 28th 2022, 8:21 PM 40,049 Views 73 Comments

Smith took to the stage after Rock made a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

Witness appeal as 16-year-old girl left with serious injuries after being struck by car
# Dublin
# Dublin

Witness appeal as 16-year-old girl left with serious injuries after being struck by car

Mar 28th 2022, 3:57 PM 34,298 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened shortly before 10pm yesterday on the N11, Stillorgan Road.

Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland
# FSAI
# FSAI

Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland

Mar 28th 2022, 2:25 PM 20,265 Views 14 Comments

The FSAI has warned the counterfeit chocolate may be unsafe to eat.

Friday 25 March, 2022

19,866 new Covid cases reported as consultants warn hospitals face increased pressure
# Covid Wave
# Covid Wave

19,866 new Covid cases reported as consultants warn hospitals face increased pressure

Updated Mar 25th 2022, 4:33 PM 28,656 Views 21 Comments

As of 8am today, 1,466 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 55 are in ICU.

Energia: Average electricity and gas bills to increase by 15% from next month
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

Energia: Average electricity and gas bills to increase by 15% from next month

Mar 25th 2022, 12:31 PM 14,817 Views 27 Comments

The price hikes are effective from 25 April.

Poll: What do you call your mother?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What do you call your mother?

Mar 25th 2022, 8:19 AM 40,436 Views 84 Comments

Mother’s Day is this Sunday.

Schools under 'incredible pressure' due to staff shortages amid current Covid-19 wave
# Schools
# Schools

Schools under 'incredible pressure' due to staff shortages amid current Covid-19 wave

Mar 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 51,630 Views 67 Comments
  • Staff absence in schools is reportedly "very high" due to the current wave of the virus.
  • The Department of Education said its helpline remains open to support schools.
  • It said measures taken to support the supply of substitute teachers also remain in place.

Thursday 24 March, 2022

Pressure on Emergency Departments 'worst since Covid-19 pandemic began', consultant says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Pressure on Emergency Departments 'worst since Covid-19 pandemic began', consultant says

Updated Mar 24th 2022, 12:37 PM 24,610 Views 43 Comments
  • Covid-19 cases in hospital are up 29% in the last week.
  • As of yesterday, there were 1,395 Covid-positive patients in hospital, with 55 in intensive care.
  • More than 5,200 staff are currently absent due to Covid-19, the HSE's Anne O'Connor said.

Friday 18 March, 2022

Quiz: Can you name these Irish towns from above?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these Irish towns from above?

Mar 18th 2022, 10:00 PM 52,424 Views 11 Comments

Is it Cobh or Crosshaven?

As it happened: Russian missiles destroyed aircraft repair plant in Lviv; Coveney in Poland to discuss Ukraine
Live Mar 18th 2022, 3:59 PM

As it happened: Russian missiles destroyed aircraft repair plant in Lviv; Coveney in Poland to discuss Ukraine

  • Russian forces have struck an area around Lviv airport in western Ukraine, the city's mayor has said.
  • Work is underway to find civilians sheltering in a Mariupol theatre following a bomb attack.
  • Simon Coveney is in Poland today to discuss the war in Ukraine.
Missing 17-year-old boy found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 17-year-old boy found safe and well

Mar 18th 2022, 2:01 PM 34,735 Views 2 Comments

He had been missing from his home in Tullow, Co Carlow since yesterday.

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?

Mar 18th 2022, 1:11 PM 25,520 Views 21 Comments

It’s 30 days until Easter Sunday.

Man (30s) dies following collision between articulated truck and car in Co Limerick
# Rathkeale
# Rathkeale

Man (30s) dies following collision between articulated truck and car in Co Limerick

Mar 18th 2022, 10:47 AM 18,724 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at approximately 2.50am at Killeheen, Rathkeale.

Woman charged after gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin
# Court
# Court

Woman charged after gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin

Mar 18th 2022, 10:15 AM 14,352 Views 0 Comments

She will appear before a special sitting of Kilmallock District Court at 2pm today.

Man (30s) due in court over armed robbery of business premises in Dublin
# Dublin 9
# Dublin 9

Man (30s) due in court over armed robbery of business premises in Dublin

Mar 18th 2022, 9:42 AM 16,502 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Collinswood Avenue in Dublin 9 yesterday.

Thursday 17 March, 2022

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend
# Drive Safe
# Drive Safe

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend

Mar 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 7,403 Views 9 Comments

The RSA and An Garda Síochána are appealing for all road users to act responsibly and not to drink and drive.

Wednesday 16 March, 2022

As it happened: Mariupol theatre sheltering civilians bombed, Taoiseach speaks with Zelenskyy
Live Mar 16th 2022, 9:32 PM

As it happened: Mariupol theatre sheltering civilians bombed, Taoiseach speaks with Zelenskyy

  • Russian forces bombed a theatre in Mariupol where civilians were sheltering, Ukrainian officials said.
  • The UN’s International Court of Justice ordered Russia to stop its invasion.
  • Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for a no-fly zone in an address to the US congress.

Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Sixth man arrested by police investigating the murder of Lyra McKee
# Lyra McKee
# Lyra McKee

Sixth man arrested by police investigating the murder of Lyra McKee

Updated Mar 15th 2022, 3:25 PM 10,028 Views 0 Comments

Five men were arrested by the PSNI in the Cityside of Derry this morning.

Poll: Are you going to do something to celebrate St Patrick's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you going to do something to celebrate St Patrick's Day?

Mar 15th 2022, 8:40 AM 30,719 Views 48 Comments

It’s just two days away.

Monday 14 March, 2022

As it happened: Over 160 civilian cars escape Mariupol, EU agrees new sanctions
Live Mar 14th 2022, 9:45 PM

As it happened: Over 160 civilian cars escape Mariupol, EU agrees new sanctions

  • One person has been killed and 12 others injured after an air strike on a residential building in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
  • Diplomats are due to resume talks tomorrow after a "technical pause" in negotiations this afternoon.
  • Zelenskyy has warned NATO that its member states could soon be attacked by Russian forces.
Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says

Mar 14th 2022, 1:47 PM 19,798 Views 12 Comments

A total of 1,042 patients are in hospital with Covid-19 currently.

Poll: Have you seen BAFTA winning movie The Power of the Dog?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you seen BAFTA winning movie The Power of the Dog?

Mar 14th 2022, 8:34 AM 26,148 Views 44 Comments

The film last night won BAFTAs for best director and best film.

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