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Fine Gael senator says Zappone gathering was lawful, but didn't meet Covid guidelines
# Merrion Gate
# Merrion Gate

Fine Gael senator says Zappone gathering was lawful, but didn't meet Covid guidelines

6 hours ago 15,452 Views 63 Comments

After repeating a number of times that the Merrion Hotel event was “lawful”, when pressed, Kyne admitted that the Covid-19 guidelines were breached.

17-year-old Aidomo Emakhu the hero as Shamrock Rovers finally see off Teuta of Albania
# Matchwinner
From The42
# Matchwinner

17-year-old Aidomo Emakhu the hero as Shamrock Rovers finally see off Teuta of Albania

6 hours ago 18,317 Views 8 Comments

The teenager made the difference as it looked like Rovers would be frustrated by their Albanian opponents.

Atlantic's major current is weakening, signalling significant weather changes – study
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Atlantic's major current is weakening, signalling significant weather changes – study

6 hours ago 44,347 Views 61 Comments

The system plays a major role in creating the relatively mild temperatures found in Ireland.

Teenage girl dies in Co Meath car crash; man seriously injured in hospital
# Drumree
# Drumree

Teenage girl dies in Co Meath car crash; man seriously injured in hospital

7 hours ago 29,753 Views 6 Comments

A man in his 20s and a male teenager are in hospital with injuries.

Lead investigator into murder of Nadine Lott has 'never seen such violence' inflicted on a person before
# Garda Superintendent
# Garda Superintendent

Lead investigator into murder of Nadine Lott has 'never seen such violence' inflicted on a person before

7 hours ago 12,635 Views 0 Comments

Superintendent Declan McCarthy said that in his 40 years of policing he had never seen that level of violence before.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

8 hours ago 11,699 Views 8 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Manchester City confirm signing of Jack Grealish on six-year deal
# New Citizen
From The42
# New Citizen

Manchester City confirm signing of Jack Grealish on six-year deal

8 hours ago 11,405 Views 27 Comments

The midfielder has been handed the number 10 shirt at his new club.

Richard O'Halloran appears in Chinese court as timeline over his case remains 'uncertain'
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Richard O'Halloran appears in Chinese court as timeline over his case remains 'uncertain'

9 hours ago 25,114 Views 0 Comments

Richard O’Halloran has been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

Thunderstorm warning to remain in place until 10pm
# Weather
# Weather

Thunderstorm warning to remain in place until 10pm

Updated 9 hours ago 50,918 Views 29 Comments

The Status Yellow warning has been extended from 7pm until 10pm tonight.

Messi to leave Barcelona, club announce
# Gone
From The42
# Gone

Messi to leave Barcelona, club announce

9 hours ago 62,562 Views 81 Comments

The end of an era.

Seven jailed for life over murder of law student in bungled drive-by shooting
# Britain
# Britain

Seven jailed for life over murder of law student in bungled drive-by shooting

9 hours ago 13,408 Views 11 Comments

Aya Hachem was an innocent passer-by during the shooting in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Belgian students face trial over death of black colleague during two-day hazing
# Antwerp
# Antwerp

Belgian students face trial over death of black colleague during two-day hazing

10 hours ago 29,906 Views 0 Comments

Sanda Dia, aged 20, suffered hypothermia and a cerebral oedema after ingesting a large quantity of alcohol and collapsing in an icy pond.

Merrion Gate: Taoiseach and Tánaiste called on to explain 'grubby little episode'
# Covid Guidelines
# Covid Guidelines

Merrion Gate: Taoiseach and Tánaiste called on to explain 'grubby little episode'

Updated 11 hours ago 45,256 Views 94 Comments

The government yesterday said that outdoor events of up to 200 people can take place.

Coronavirus: 1,491 new cases confirmed, as Holohan asks people to 'risk assess' weekend plans
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,491 new cases confirmed, as Holohan asks people to 'risk assess' weekend plans

11 hours ago 80,493 Views 161 Comments

There are 193 patients in hospital with Covid-19, and 28 people in ICU.

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m

11 hours ago 13,554 Views 28 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.

People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to unacceptable levels of bacteria
# Malahide
# Malahide

People urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to unacceptable levels of bacteria

11 hours ago 33,628 Views 10 Comments

The cause is unknown and an investigation is underway.

Healy-Raes to 'look at circumstances' as video shows alleged Covid breaches at Kerry pub
# Kerry
# Kerry

Healy-Raes to 'look at circumstances' as video shows alleged Covid breaches at Kerry pub

Updated 11 hours ago 70,657 Views 0 Comments

The footage was posted online this morning.

'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming
# Olympics
# Olympics

'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming

12 hours ago 19,004 Views 19 Comments

The boxer will come back from the Olympics next week with at least a silver medal.

Junior Foreign Affairs Minister can't say if UN job offered to Zappone will be filled
# Freedom Of Expression
# Freedom Of Expression

Junior Foreign Affairs Minister can't say if UN job offered to Zappone will be filled

Updated 12 hours ago 13,313 Views 21 Comments

The DFA has said a decision on the next steps will not be taken until next month.

'We had meetings with RTÉ at the start of the year and you are wasting your time'
# Blackout
From The42
# Blackout

'We had meetings with RTÉ at the start of the year and you are wasting your time'

Updated 13 hours ago 58,873 Views 51 Comments

Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley joins Bohs rival Keith Long in venting anger at national broadcaster’s lack of coverage.

Missing Kildare teenager found 'safe and well'
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Missing Kildare teenager found 'safe and well'

14 hours ago 22,907 Views 0 Comments

Chloe had been last seen in Newbridge on Tuesday.

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital
# India
# India

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital

14 hours ago 20,924 Views 8 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed in a crematorium in south-west New Delhi – four men have been arrested.

Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector
# Live Music
# Live Music

Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector

Updated 14 hours ago 17,006 Views 50 Comments
  • Laois County Council yesterday refused to grant a licence to Electric Picnic.
  • Organisers of the festival say ticket-holders will be contacted over the next week.
  • Give Us the Night group wrote to government members calling for non-socially distanced trial events next month.
Opinion: 'Formal childcare for small babies in Dublin is a fiction. It effectively does not exist'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Formal childcare for small babies in Dublin is a fiction. It effectively does not exist'

15 hours ago 24,203 Views 22 Comments

‘Ask your Ma for help’ is not a good public policy for childcare in Ireland, writes Liz Carolan.

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday

15 hours ago 35,634 Views 130 Comments

NIAC has recommended that people in this age group should be offered an mRNA vaccine.

Belarus Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals at home reaches Poland
# Tokyo Olympics
# Tokyo Olympics

Belarus Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals at home reaches Poland

16 hours ago 25,395 Views 12 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya had accused her country’s Olympic team officials of trying to force her to go back home.

Nadine Lott: Daniel Murtagh found guilty of the murder of his former partner
# Courts
# Courts

Nadine Lott: Daniel Murtagh found guilty of the murder of his former partner

16 hours ago 56,775 Views 0 Comments

The murder occurred in December 2019.

Natalya Coyle in joint-third after excellent fencing round in Olympic Pentathlon
# Great Start
From The42
# Great Start

Natalya Coyle in joint-third after excellent fencing round in Olympic Pentathlon

17 hours ago 32,123 Views 17 Comments

The Meath woman collected 238 points after the fencing ranking round.

Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public
# The Banks
# The Banks

Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public

17 hours ago 13,562 Views 23 Comments

The FSU has sought a meeting with Paschal Donohoe over plans to sell the State’s stake in Bank of Ireland.

Poll: Should the president have to swear an oath in the presence of God when being sworn in?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the president have to swear an oath in the presence of God when being sworn in?

17 hours ago 41,181 Views 131 Comments

The constitution states that the president when entering office must make a declaration “in the presence of Almighty God”.

David Kenny seizes opportunity on Olympic debut in 20km race walk
# Walking Tall
From The42
# Walking Tall

David Kenny seizes opportunity on Olympic debut in 20km race walk

18 hours ago 11,770 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old Kerryman easily outperformed his world ranking to finish 29th in Sapporo.

Stranded, refused and left waiting: Disabled people 'on tenterhooks' trying to access taxis
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Stranded, refused and left waiting: Disabled people 'on tenterhooks' trying to access taxis

Updated 18 hours ago 20,405 Views 19 Comments

Most accessibility-related complaints involved taxi drivers refusing to take guide dogs or wheelchair users.

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’

21 hours ago 18,728 Views 22 Comments

Government officials and representatives from the hospitality industry had a “robust and engaging conversation”.

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims
# Brazil President
# Brazil President

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims

21 hours ago 10,919 Views 18 Comments

The Brazil president has long criticised electronic voting, introduced in Brazil in 1996.

Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington to bid for gold medal and a good day for Irish golfers
# Catch Up
From The42
# Catch Up

Olympic Breakfast: Kellie Harrington to bid for gold medal and a good day for Irish golfers

21 hours ago 43,540 Views 12 Comments

Catch up on all you missed overnight from the Olympic Games.

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines

21 hours ago 25,999 Views 20 Comments

“We cannot accept countries that have already used most of the global supply of vaccines using even more of it,” the WHO chief said.

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo
# Going For Gold
From The42
# Going For Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo

22 hours ago 51,677 Views 29 Comments

Harrington faced Thai opponent Sudaporn Seesondee.

Rollout of baby boxes to new parents delayed as Department undertakes consultation
# Baby Boxes
# Baby Boxes

Rollout of baby boxes to new parents delayed as Department undertakes consultation

23 hours ago 35,892 Views 38 Comments

The Department has said work will be progressed this autumn.

The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit
# Controversy
# Controversy

The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit

Thu 12:05 AM 38,623 Views 65 Comments
  • The saga began with a tweet last Tuesday and ended with Zappone's resignation
  • After a week of controversy, Zappone declined the role following news of a hotel gathering.
  • The outdoor party has drawn comparisons with last year's 'Golfgate' scandal, writes Céimin Burke.
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