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How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

Sat 6:00 PM 35,030 Views 12 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Friday 5 March, 2021

Sofa Watch: Toy Show stars return to Late Late while there's an Irish takeover on the Beeb
# Chat Shows
# Chat Shows

Sofa Watch: Toy Show stars return to Late Late while there's an Irish takeover on the Beeb

Fri 6:00 PM 25,221 Views 15 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Lorry rams police car and flees into Republic following anti-fuel smuggling raid along the border
# South Armagh
# South Armagh

Lorry rams police car and flees into Republic following anti-fuel smuggling raid along the border

Fri 5:44 PM 38,310 Views 24 Comments

The PSNI says that three officers were injured in the incident

Gardaí probe 'unexplained circumstances' of death of a man found in north Dublin bedroom
# Lusk
# Lusk

Gardaí probe 'unexplained circumstances' of death of a man found in north Dublin bedroom

Fri 4:40 PM 27,987 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 50s was found dead in Lusk on Wednesday evening.

Thursday 4 March, 2021

HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices
# Paul Reid
# Paul Reid

HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices

Thu 7:21 PM 17,092 Views 39 Comments

54,691 vaccines were administered last week to over 85s in GP settings.

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Taoiseach: Government will 'move away' from Covid-19 business supports 'when virus is under control'
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Taoiseach: Government will 'move away' from Covid-19 business supports 'when virus is under control'

Thu 1:05 PM 26,414 Views 40 Comments

A range of different government supports are currently in place as large portions of the economy remain closed or restricted.

Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Fine Gael welcomes departure of Viktor Orban's party from their European Parliament grouping
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Fine Gael welcomes departure of Viktor Orban's party from their European Parliament grouping

Wed 1:28 PM 22,780 Views 37 Comments

The Hungarian leader has overseen an increasingly authoritarian regime.

Man charged over Limerick street party and another remains in custody
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Man charged over Limerick street party and another remains in custody

Wed 12:17 PM 25,144 Views 0 Comments

Over 50 Fixed Payment Notices have been issued.

Tuesday 2 March, 2021

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Harry, Meghan and Oprah, live music at Other Voices and Masterchef returns

Tue 6:30 PM 29,725 Views 21 Comments

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times
# Sé Mo Laoch
# Sé Mo Laoch

President Higgins has a new puppy named in a nod to our times

Tue 5:18 PM 105,227 Views 78 Comments

Misneach, meaning courage, is five months old.

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High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

High Court dismisses challenge to calculated grades system taken by Belvedere College student

Tue 4:17 PM 16,116 Views 0 Comments

The action is a test case from about 50 other challenges by other Leaving Cert students.

Monday 1 March, 2021

'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures

Mar 1st 2021, 12:26 PM 22,949 Views 47 Comments

Unions have also asked the bank to halt the decision.

Sunday 28 February, 2021

Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue

Feb 28th 2021, 12:02 AM 63,661 Views 35 Comments

The changes announced this week related to those with underlying health conditions.

Friday 26 February, 2021

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return

Updated Feb 26th 2021, 2:27 PM 25,132 Views 49 Comments

The so-called UK variant now accounts for about 92% of cases in this country.

People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'
# Dublin
# Dublin

People asked not to drive to Phoenix Park and to leave parking spaces 'for those who need it'

Feb 26th 2021, 12:56 PM 29,839 Views 55 Comments

The OPW says the park was “extremely busy” last weekend.

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This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
# Maps
# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 40,022 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

Thursday 25 February, 2021

'Collapse' in cases in hospital staff and care homes 'must be attributed to the vaccine'
# Positive News
# Positive News

'Collapse' in cases in hospital staff and care homes 'must be attributed to the vaccine'

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 7:06 PM 65,553 Views 69 Comments

The drop is “very difficult” to attribute to the drop in community transmission alone.

Dr Gabriel Scally doesn't feel 'dumped' from CervicalCheck and has 'an understanding' with the minister
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Gabriel Scally doesn't feel 'dumped' from CervicalCheck and has 'an understanding' with the minister

Feb 25th 2021, 12:31 PM 9,896 Views 3 Comments

Scally’s 170-page report into the CervicalCheck programme was published on 12 September 2018.

Tuesday 23 February, 2021

People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list

Updated Feb 23rd 2021, 9:00 PM 77,257 Views 46 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed the change this evening.

The Remote: Unforgotten returns, some German dystopia and newish Dylan Moran stand-up
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Unforgotten returns, some German dystopia and newish Dylan Moran stand-up

Feb 23rd 2021, 5:31 PM 18,427 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

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Back to school: What are we expecting about plans for the reopening of education?
# Reopening
# Reopening

Back to school: What are we expecting about plans for the reopening of education?

Feb 23rd 2021, 12:45 PM 35,293 Views 72 Comments

Students have not been back in school since the Christmas break.

Monday 22 February, 2021

French music duo Daft Punk announce split
# Digital Love
# Digital Love

French music duo Daft Punk announce split

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:54 PM 31,488 Views 34 Comments

The producers are among the most influential musical acts of the past 30 years.

Thursday 18 February, 2021

Northern Ireland: People told not to make Easter plans as lockdown is extended to April
# No Let Up
# No Let Up

Northern Ireland: People told not to make Easter plans as lockdown is extended to April

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 6:55 PM 51,087 Views 30 Comments

Primary school pupils in the first three class years will return to face-to-face learning on 8 March.

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'
# National Airline
# National Airline

Leo Varadkar: 'Aer Lingus will not be allowed to fail'

Feb 18th 2021, 6:46 PM 41,273 Views 83 Comments

The Tánaiste said that discussions are ongoing for further financial support if required.

Leaving Cert: Exam timetable released as parents could face 'sanctions' for lobbying
# Canvassing
# Canvassing

Leaving Cert: Exam timetable released as parents could face 'sanctions' for lobbying

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 12:35 PM 58,333 Views 50 Comments
  • Timetable to begin from Wednesday 9 June
  • Sanctions for grade lobbying could include barring students form exams
  • Reopening of schools likely to begin with LC students and young children
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Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Leaving Cert plan confirmed: Students can opt for written exams in June or calculated grades
# Education
# Education

Leaving Cert plan confirmed: Students can opt for written exams in June or calculated grades

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 10:13 PM 65,967 Views 41 Comments

The proposals follow intense discussions between the department and teaching unions.

Destruction of Mother and Baby Home tapes represents 'an imbalance of power', Dáil hears
# Criticism
# Criticism

Destruction of Mother and Baby Home tapes represents 'an imbalance of power', Dáil hears

Feb 17th 2021, 7:17 PM 15,750 Views 28 Comments

Some survivors have expressed anger at the destruction of the audio testimony recordings.

Taoiseach says particular conditions 'should be prioritised' for vaccine as govt awaits NIAC advice
# Key Workers
# Key Workers

Taoiseach says particular conditions 'should be prioritised' for vaccine as govt awaits NIAC advice

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:30 PM 29,427 Views 25 Comments

The Minister for Health has sought advice on the sequencing list.

Green Party plan for Moore St area wants O'Connell St 'rescued from neglect and takeaways'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Green Party plan for Moore St area wants O'Connell St 'rescued from neglect and takeaways'

Feb 17th 2021, 12:48 PM 20,743 Views 47 Comments

The party is launching its ‘Vision for Moore Street’ this afternoon.

Tuesday 16 February, 2021

The Remote: Framing Britney Spears, Eve Hewson's eyes and Ireland's Fittest Family final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Framing Britney Spears, Eve Hewson's eyes and Ireland's Fittest Family final

Feb 16th 2021, 6:30 PM 29,183 Views 5 Comments

Here’s a look at some TV highlights this week.

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Finance Minister 'looking at ways' to keep money saved by people during pandemic in this country
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

Finance Minister 'looking at ways' to keep money saved by people during pandemic in this country

Feb 16th 2021, 6:01 PM 45,333 Views 62 Comments

Paschal Donohoe also stressed the vaccine roll-out as ‘biggest driver’ of Ireland’s economy this year and next.

When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

When should the UK call a border poll in Ireland? Calls for clarity on this 'quite remarkable' question

Feb 16th 2021, 1:32 PM 28,123 Views 114 Comments

The decision to hold a referendum is ultimately one to be taken by the UK’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Monday 15 February, 2021

Leaving Cert talks to continue this evening after a day of 'intense' negotiations
# 2021
# 2021

Leaving Cert talks to continue this evening after a day of 'intense' negotiations

Updated Feb 15th 2021, 7:02 PM 26,682 Views 33 Comments

The ASTI has said the minister has agreed to work on the union’s concerns.

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'

Feb 15th 2021, 5:31 PM 56,024 Views 72 Comments

First it was a bridge, now it’s a tunnel, apparently.

Over 80,000 set to receive vaccine in 'exciting week' for roll-out
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Over 80,000 set to receive vaccine in 'exciting week' for roll-out

Updated Feb 15th 2021, 3:45 PM 36,653 Views 83 Comments

This week sees the plan moving to the third cohort in the prioritisation list.

Saturday 13 February, 2021

Hoteliers suggest guest limit for weddings based on size of venue
# Big Day
# Big Day

Hoteliers suggest guest limit for weddings based on size of venue

Feb 13th 2021, 6:45 AM 44,534 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Hotels Federation said this could allow social distancing to take place.

Friday 12 February, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day
# BEGORRAH
# BEGORRAH

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day

Feb 12th 2021, 5:46 PM 110,250 Views 231 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that this year’s meeting will not take place.

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector

Feb 12th 2021, 9:26 AM 25,230 Views 33 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said Covid-19 has had a “devastating” effect on the sector.

Third of a tonne of cannabis found by gardaí in €7.4 million Kildare seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Third of a tonne of cannabis found by gardaí in €7.4 million Kildare seizure

Feb 12th 2021, 7:41 AM 40,114 Views 138 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

Thursday 11 February, 2021

Minister Foley 'taken aback' after ASTI pulls out of Leaving Cert planning talks
# Education
# Education

Minister Foley 'taken aback' after ASTI pulls out of Leaving Cert planning talks

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 9:02 PM 54,677 Views 181 Comments

The union has said that the plans from the department would not provide a “meaningful Leaving Certificate” for students.

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