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The 9 at 9: Monday
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# 8 At 8

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated Mon 8:45 AM 10,497 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s happening this morning.

Limerick and Cork set for Munster SHC semi-final showdown
# Draw
From The42
# Draw

Limerick and Cork set for Munster SHC semi-final showdown

Mon 8:41 AM 19,287 Views 15 Comments

The draw for the newly named Mick Mackey Cup was made this morning.

Australia and New Zealand mark 'milestone' with opening of quarantine-free travel bubble
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Australia and New Zealand mark 'milestone' with opening of quarantine-free travel bubble

Mon 7:33 AM 17,739 Views 11 Comments

The idea has been proposed for months.

Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?

Mon 7:00 AM 40,829 Views 50 Comments

Dearbhla Crosse is in Cohort 4 of the vaccination rollout, but she believes people like her are being left behind.

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'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?

Updated Mon 6:45 AM 29,037 Views 29 Comments

Whether or not you’ll be asked to return to the office – and how often – will likely vary from company to company.

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic
# Working From Home
# Working From Home

New survey launched to capture people's experiences of remote working during the pandemic

Mon 6:10 AM 17,165 Views 14 Comments

Researchers from NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission will publish their findings from the survey in May.

Justice Minister launches plan to help tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Justice Minister launches plan to help tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Mon 6:00 AM 15,394 Views 31 Comments

McEntee said that the plan is being put in place to ensure those who engage in white-collar criminality are caught and punished.

Sunday 18 April, 2021

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League
# Dirty Dozen
From The42
# Dirty Dozen

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League

Sun 11:38 PM 51,679 Views 142 Comments

Six English sides, including Manchester United and Liverpool, are involved in the proposed competition.

Quiz: How well do you remember these old telly ads?
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# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you remember these old telly ads?

Sun 10:00 PM 72,402 Views 32 Comments

Test your knowledge.

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Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years

Updated Sun 9:26 PM 36,247 Views 9 Comments

There were 4,000 spectators in attendance at Wembley.

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €21K living at home because rents are so high
# Finances
# Finances

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €21K living at home because rents are so high

Sun 8:00 PM 50,114 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader is glad to be still working during Covid and is trying to make his earnings work for him.

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week
# On The Menu
From The42
# On The Menu

Here's what members of The42 can look forward to this week

Sun 8:00 PM 8,394 Views 0 Comments

Join the club, fellow sports lovers.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sun 7:50 PM 11,838 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt
# Train Derailment
# Train Derailment

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt

Updated Sun 7:48 PM 10,206 Views 2 Comments

It is the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979
# Lord Mountbatten
# Lord Mountbatten

'Of course I am sorry that happened': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for the killing of Lord Mountbatten in 1979

Sun 7:30 PM 47,239 Views 107 Comments

Lord Mountbatten was killed in an IRA bomb attack in Co Sligo in August 1979.

'Is she dead or alive? I do not know': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Is she dead or alive? I do not know': The week in quotes

Sun 6:30 PM 28,104 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Man (20s) arrested as part of investigation into fraud and money laundering
# Operation Skein
# Operation Skein

Man (20s) arrested as part of investigation into fraud and money laundering

Sun 5:48 PM 24,115 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested by Gardaí from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau after a search operation in Clondalkin.

Coronavirus: One death and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: One death and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 5:05 PM 95,419 Views 148 Comments

NPHET announced the figures in a statement this evening.

Reindeer bone found in Cork cave shows human activity in Ireland 33,000 years ago
# Castlepook Cave
# Castlepook Cave

Reindeer bone found in Cork cave shows human activity in Ireland 33,000 years ago

Sun 4:55 PM 78,132 Views 41 Comments

The bone fragment was found at Castlepook Cave near Doneraile in north Cork where a mammoth bone was discovered in 1972.

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Premier League fights back against reports of Super League breakaway

Updated Sun 4:42 PM 49,413 Views 49 Comments

The Champions League is set for a reform.

Kilkenny County Council paid phone bills of former employees for years, according to internal audits
# Kilkenny County Council
# Kilkenny County Council

Kilkenny County Council paid phone bills of former employees for years, according to internal audits

Sun 4:17 PM 53,850 Views 39 Comments

Audits also found that staff had not been logging absences and had not kept logs of what cars employees were driving.

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Sun 3:30 PM 20,885 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

Two arrested after gun, ammunition and cannabis seized in Dublin
# Baldonnel
# Baldonnel

Two arrested after gun, ammunition and cannabis seized in Dublin

Sun 2:52 PM 21,207 Views 17 Comments

The cannabis herb seized has an estimated street value of €40,000.

No plans to change vaccine rollout to prioritise younger cohorts, says Health Minister
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

No plans to change vaccine rollout to prioritise younger cohorts, says Health Minister

Sun 2:06 PM 33,119 Views 62 Comments

Donnelly said he asked about changing the plan due to a previous NIAC reccommendation.

16-year-old missing from Monaghan found safe and well
# Found
# Found

16-year-old missing from Monaghan found safe and well

Sun 1:30 PM 20,529 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí said the teenager has since been located.

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital
# Prison
# Prison

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital

Sun 12:50 PM 18,889 Views 38 Comments

The family of a terminally ill prisoner had expressed concern at the use of handcuffs in bringing him to hospital.

Tánaiste has spoken to gardaí about GP contract leak
# Leaking
# Leaking

Tánaiste has spoken to gardaí about GP contract leak

Sun 12:08 PM 17,252 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson said Leo Varadkar made a full statement to gardaí and “answered all questions”.

Tie for second earns Leona Maguire $125k in Hawaii in LPGA Tour career best finish
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Tie for second earns Leona Maguire $125k in Hawaii in LPGA Tour career best finish

Sun 12:00 PM 30,967 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile Seamus Power is three off the lead going into the final round in Las Vegas

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital decreases further to 176
# Hospital
# Hospital

Covid-19: Number of patients being treated in hospital decreases further to 176

Sun 11:41 AM 21,076 Views 69 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night.

Clouds and drizzle ahead for next few days as temperatures stay cool
# Grey Skies
# Grey Skies

Clouds and drizzle ahead for next few days as temperatures stay cool

Sun 10:50 AM 17,872 Views 4 Comments

But conditions are set to improve again from midweek onwards.

'Everyone's going through a lot right now. I'm lucky I can just launch myself off a diving board each day'
# One Day At A Time
From The42
# One Day At A Time

'Everyone's going through a lot right now. I'm lucky I can just launch myself off a diving board each day'

Sun 10:00 AM 14,927 Views 3 Comments

Oliver Dingley has learned to be kind to himself, taking lockdown in his stride as he targets the Tokyo Olympics.

Poll: Do you wear a face covering in busy outdoor places?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear a face covering in busy outdoor places?

Sun 9:50 AM 81,440 Views 102 Comments

The government recommends wearing one in crowded outdoor settings.

Man remains in custody after woman (20s) stabbed to death in Dublin
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Man remains in custody after woman (20s) stabbed to death in Dublin

Updated Sun 9:23 AM 128,782 Views 0 Comments

The man (20s) is being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Sun 9:00 AM 14,495 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Life among the Covid sceptics
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Life among the Covid sceptics

Sun 9:00 AM 19,409 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues

Sun 8:30 AM 39,095 Views 32 Comments

Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

Sun 8:00 AM 11,785 Views 16 Comments

The countries said they are “committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”.

'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA
# About Time
From The42
# About Time

'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA

Sun 8:00 AM 17,080 Views 13 Comments

There’s a real concern that many youngsters won’t return to sport after the lengthy shutdown.

Two motorcyclists killed in separate crashes in Monaghan and Meath
# Motorcyclist
# Motorcyclist

Two motorcyclists killed in separate crashes in Monaghan and Meath

Sun 7:27 AM 29,643 Views 12 Comments

Both crashes occurred yesterday evening.

'We know we've put in a professional effort every week... Our commitment to the jersey isn't amateur'
# W6N
From The42
# W6N

'We know we've put in a professional effort every week... Our commitment to the jersey isn't amateur'

Sun 7:00 AM 16,708 Views 32 Comments

Ireland captain Ciara Griffin and out-half Stacey Flood reflect on Ireland’s defeat to France.