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Sunday 25 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

Jul 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 29,772 Views 8 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

Friday 23 July, 2021

Gardaí seek help locating man (59) missing from Dublin
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Gardaí seek help locating man (59) missing from Dublin

Jul 23rd 2021, 10:56 PM 33,548 Views 0 Comments

Desmond Kelly has been missing from the Crumlin area since Thursday 22 July.

Government changes URL for site to request Covid recovery cert after spelling error
# Covid Recovery
# Covid Recovery

Government changes URL for site to request Covid recovery cert after spelling error

Updated Jul 23rd 2021, 10:29 PM 60,139 Views 64 Comments

The initial URL of the website spelled certificate incorrectly.

Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest
# Letter
# Letter

Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:54 PM 23,570 Views 38 Comments

A statement from the Social Democrats parliamentary party says it is “united” behind the current co-leaders.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

'This will not define me': Abuse survivor encourages others to speak out
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'This will not define me': Abuse survivor encourages others to speak out

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:33 PM 27,094 Views 0 Comments

Charlene Masterson was sexually assaulted by her father for over seven-and-a-half years. He was jailed today.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 22nd 2021, 8:55 PM 9,892 Views 1 Comment

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

Man (20s) dies after road incident in Westmeath
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Man (20s) dies after road incident in Westmeath

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:04 PM 28,143 Views 4 Comments

The incident occurred at around 10.30am on Monday in the Lough Ennell area of Mullingar.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Missing Kerry teenager found safe and well
# Taylor Lee
# Taylor Lee

Missing Kerry teenager found safe and well

Jul 21st 2021, 11:00 PM 22,314 Views 6 Comments

Taylor Lee has been missing from Kenmare since Friday 9 July.

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year
# Covax
# Covax

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 12,853 Views 8 Comments

Production will begin in 2022 and doses will be distributed among Africa’s 54 countries.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Explainer: Where exactly does space begin?
# Edge Of Space
# Edge Of Space

Explainer: Where exactly does space begin?

Jul 20th 2021, 11:55 PM 20,717 Views 37 Comments
  • Jeff Bezos has flown just above the Karman line - a commonly referenced definition for the boundary between Earth and space.
  • However there is no set limit for the edge of space and experts differ on where the boundary is established.
High temperatures continue as 29.5 degrees reached in one county today
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

High temperatures continue as 29.5 degrees reached in one county today

Jul 20th 2021, 10:33 PM 42,388 Views 41 Comments

Met Éireann said at least nine weather observing stations have met heat wave criteria.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Man missing from Cork found safe and well
# Located
# Located

Man missing from Cork found safe and well

Jul 19th 2021, 10:30 PM 27,306 Views 3 Comments

Declan Scanlon was reported missing but has since been located.

Sunday 18 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about fine dining?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about fine dining?

Jul 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 53,504 Views 29 Comments

Indoor dining is set to reopen for some customers later this month.

Saturday 17 July, 2021

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context

Jul 17th 2021, 11:00 AM 25,493 Views 0 Comments

An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.

Friday 16 July, 2021

Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers
# Clinical Trial
# Clinical Trial

Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers

Jul 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 55,166 Views 22 Comments
  • The trial aims to assess two different methods of induction for healthy first-time mothers at 39 weeks pregnant.
  • Concerns have been raised about the way in which information on the trial is being presented to pregnant people.
  • The trial began in November 2020 and 86 women have so far taken part, Orla Dwyer reports.

Wednesday 14 July, 2021

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers
# Troubles
# Troubles

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers

Jul 14th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,225 Views 49 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the proposals are “measured” and “balanced”.

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case
# Action
# Action

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case

Jul 14th 2021, 12:10 AM 12,544 Views 0 Comments

The couple had requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly after settling their court actions last month.

Monday 12 July, 2021

Over 1,000 tweets removed following 'abhorrent racist abuse' of England players
# Euro 2020
# Euro 2020

Over 1,000 tweets removed following 'abhorrent racist abuse' of England players

Jul 12th 2021, 1:00 PM 29,029 Views 41 Comments

Facebook said it has also removed comments and accounts “directing abuse at England’s footballers”.

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month

Jul 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 69,335 Views 67 Comments
  • Almost three-quarters of Irish adults said they received a scam call from an Irish number at some point over the past month.
  • A new survey from Red C/The Journal shows half of adults received a call in the last week, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Recent common scam calls consist of a pre-recorded message purporting to be from the Department of Social Protection.

Sunday 11 July, 2021

Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet

Jul 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 85,062 Views 0 Comments
  • Dolores Cahill claimed in a by-election leaflet that mRNA vaccines "have never been approved". This is untrue, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Cahill also made a misleading claim about deaths associated with vaccine clinical trials.
  • Cahill was a candidate in the Dublin Bay South by-election. She was eliminated on the third count.

Saturday 10 July, 2021

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions

Jul 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 38,824 Views 17 Comments
  • The Journal asked people to share stories about the impact of pandemic maternity restrictions.
  • These restrictions resulted in pregnant women going through parts of labour and certain scans alone, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • More than 120 people got in contact and 67 of their stories are included in today's piece.

Monday 5 July, 2021

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
# Get In Touch

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 7:45 PM 14,020 Views 1 Comment

We want to get a wider sense of how Covid-19 maternity restrictions have impacted people. Tell us your story.

Friday 2 July, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 8,670 Views 1 Comment

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

Legislation enacted to allow drinking outside pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Legislation enacted to allow drinking outside pubs and restaurants

Jul 2nd 2021, 5:49 PM 17,022 Views 22 Comments

The Bill was passed to deal with the issue of certain outdoor service not being covered by alcohol licences.

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education
# Culture
# Culture

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education

Jul 2nd 2021, 3:44 PM 14,279 Views 24 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said “much remains to be done” in creating a more inclusive and supportive education system.

NPHET member says team 'not there to be popular' as Donnelly criticises 'online vitriol'
# Nphet
# Nphet

NPHET member says team 'not there to be popular' as Donnelly criticises 'online vitriol'

Jul 2nd 2021, 2:52 PM 33,347 Views 94 Comments

Dr Cillian de Gascun said negative commentary can be “a little bit disheartening”.

Showery weekend ahead with some thundery downpours expected
# Weather
# Weather

Showery weekend ahead with some thundery downpours expected

Jul 2nd 2021, 1:02 PM 23,281 Views 15 Comments

There will be scattered showers tomorrow and heavier rainfall on Sunday.

Thursday 1 July, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault of teenager in Tipperary village
# Upperchurch
# Upperchurch

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault of teenager in Tipperary village

Jul 1st 2021, 9:30 PM 32,829 Views 9 Comments

The teenager is being treated in hospital for serious injuries.

Man arrested as part of investigation into murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man arrested as part of investigation into murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods

Jul 1st 2021, 7:50 PM 10,261 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old was murdered last year.

About 70% of cases now Delta as Holohan says country facing further Covid wave
# Delta
# Delta

About 70% of cases now Delta as Holohan says country facing further Covid wave

Jul 1st 2021, 7:12 PM 54,677 Views 112 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said the country is facing a “significant wave of Delta-driven transmission”.

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'

Jul 1st 2021, 2:28 PM 8,987 Views 12 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said earlier this month that antigen testing is “just not as good as PCR”.

Wednesday 30 June, 2021

New rules for junk food ads aimed to 'protect the wellbeing of children' to take effect in December
# Food Ads
# Food Ads

New rules for junk food ads aimed to 'protect the wellbeing of children' to take effect in December

Jun 30th 2021, 7:26 PM 13,712 Views 35 Comments

The ASAI will put in place limits around when and how many junk food ads can appear in different media.

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant

Jun 30th 2021, 6:16 PM 14,279 Views 7 Comments

Micheál Martin said the HSE issued “very, very clear guidance” to maternity units on the restrictions.

Coronavirus: 452 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 452 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 30th 2021, 5:48 PM 66,412 Views 109 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase
# Scam Texts
# Scam Texts

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase

Jun 30th 2021, 12:53 PM 30,315 Views 21 Comments

The number of new phishing websites detected by the bank’s fraud prevention team has doubled since last month.

Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 9:21 PM 71,381 Views 146 Comments

NPHET issued advice to government yesterday.

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says

Jun 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 12,197 Views 4 Comments

A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.

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