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Thursday 10 June, 2021

Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I had to ask myself - at what point did I accept the othering of Traveller children?'

Thu 7:00 AM 42,190 Views 0 Comments

When she collaborated with Traveller women on a project about hair and Traveller culture, Breda Mayock came to a number of realisations about Ireland and prejudice.

Call for council to build heated outdoor pool instead of white-water rafting facility at George's Dock
# Dublin
# Dublin

Call for council to build heated outdoor pool instead of white-water rafting facility at George's Dock

Thu 6:45 AM 28,586 Views 66 Comments

The cost of the rafting project has grown from an initial estimate of €12 million to €25 million and it has been met with considerable opposition.

An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop
# Tax
# Tax

An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop

Thu 6:30 AM 28,481 Views 27 Comments

Confusion had arisen over how goods sold at the restaurant and shop in Templemore should be charged for VAT, according to the report.

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months
# Testing The Waters
# Testing The Waters

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months

Thu 12:01 AM 11,645 Views 20 Comments
  • Almost 900 people across eight locations have boil water notices in place for a year or more, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform
  • Over the past two years, 50 boil water and 10 do not consume notices were in place for more than a month
  • Water supply is impacting housing, with 42 houses refused permission in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny recently

Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together

Updated Wed 10:52 PM 45,956 Views 63 Comments

Biden and wife Jill are kicking off an eight-day trip to Europe.

Third man arrested over Fairview Strand assault on Monday night
# Assault
# Assault

Third man arrested over Fairview Strand assault on Monday night

Updated Wed 10:35 PM 31,639 Views 9 Comments

The man (20s) is currently detained at Clontarf Garda Station.

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Wed 10:30 PM 12,758 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

Seven in 10 Irish residents to take staycation before November, new research shows
# Holiday At Home
# Holiday At Home

Seven in 10 Irish residents to take staycation before November, new research shows

Wed 10:02 PM 16,132 Views 68 Comments

The south-west region of the country is the most popular destination for Irish residents.

Connacht make approach to sign James Cronin ahead of next season
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Connacht make approach to sign James Cronin ahead of next season

Updated Wed 9:53 PM 30,900 Views 51 Comments

The western province are looking for an experienced loosehead after Denis Buckley’s injury.

Case of man accused of launching firework at gardaí at anti-lockdown protest adjourned until September
# Courts
# Courts

Case of man accused of launching firework at gardaí at anti-lockdown protest adjourned until September

Wed 9:31 PM 16,401 Views 0 Comments

Jake Merriman, 30, did not have to attend the latest hearing at Dublin District Court today.

€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators
# Covid Support
# Covid Support

€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators

Wed 9:05 PM 21,310 Views 44 Comments

The package will provide €3 million for the continued waiver of vehicle licence fees in 2022.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Wed 8:57 PM 9,724 Views 0 Comments

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

Your evening longread: Returning the masterpieces Napoleon stole
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Returning the masterpieces Napoleon stole

Wed 8:30 PM 8,952 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government
# Grants
# Grants

Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government

Wed 8:24 PM 21,435 Views 32 Comments

Cabinet was told today that 433 people in Donegal have engaged with the scheme so far.

Taxi driver given suspended sentence for sexual assault after kissing a passenger without consent
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver given suspended sentence for sexual assault after kissing a passenger without consent

Wed 8:20 PM 35,248 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the man’s behaviour was “totally and utterly unacceptable and it amounted to sexual assault”.

Jack Grealish 'never looked back' after choosing England over Ireland
# No Regrets
From The42
# No Regrets

Jack Grealish 'never looked back' after choosing England over Ireland

Updated Wed 8:06 PM 46,445 Views 68 Comments

The Birmingham-born 25-year-old was capped six times at under-21 level for the Republic.

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?

Wed 8:00 PM 52,677 Views 108 Comments

As the country emerges from the pandemic, housing is once again the core issue facing the electorate.

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Probe says Washington DC protest was not broken up because of Trump photo-op

Wed 8:00 PM 15,571 Views 19 Comments

Park Police officials had already planned to clear the area for fencing installation, the investigation found.

UK records highest number of daily coronavirus cases since late February

UK records highest number of daily coronavirus cases since late February

Wed 7:30 PM 38,347 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland has today recorded its lowest daily figures since 14 December.

Leo Varadkar says FG paid students to pretend to be pollsters, DPC to ask SF about its practices
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Leo Varadkar says FG paid students to pretend to be pollsters, DPC to ask SF about its practices

Updated Wed 7:02 PM 55,723 Views 150 Comments

Varadkar says the practice was “discontinued” in the past seven years.

Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges
# Courts
# Courts

Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges

Wed 7:00 PM 20,126 Views 0 Comments

The other offences include alleged robbery, threat to kill or cause serious harm and production of a knife while attempting robbery.

Opinion: It's time to celebrate the women of Irish street art - they're breaking barriers for us all
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It's time to celebrate the women of Irish street art - they're breaking barriers for us all

Wed 7:00 PM 9,924 Views 12 Comments

Lucy Medlycott brings us the stories of female street artists in Ireland, who seek “to subvert, to question and to transform”.

Defence barrister in Kevin Lunney case argues that mobile phone evidence was collected using invalid warrants
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Defence barrister in Kevin Lunney case argues that mobile phone evidence was collected using invalid warrants

Wed 6:51 PM 13,950 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for one of the accused said there was an “information deficit” in the application for a warrant for phone records.

Revenue seizes €208,000 worth of illegal drugs at Dublin mail centre
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes €208,000 worth of illegal drugs at Dublin mail centre

Wed 6:20 PM 12,152 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were in parcels that came from the United States, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Canada.

Dáil committee calls on Holohan to explain opposition to antigen tests
# Testing
# Testing

Dáil committee calls on Holohan to explain opposition to antigen tests

Wed 6:00 PM 21,990 Views 42 Comments

NPHET has objected to the use of the rapid tests among the general public.

Coronavirus: Lowest daily figures since mid-December as 259 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: Lowest daily figures since mid-December as 259 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:31 PM 53,434 Views 104 Comments

76 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 27 in ICU.

Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Alan Kelly says Ivana Bacik will 'cycle through two extremes' to take by-election seat

Wed 5:30 PM 19,935 Views 43 Comments

Kelly said that Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are trying to present the race as “a dichotomy”.

Witness appeal after woman (30s) dies in two-car collision in Co Meath
# Drumree
# Drumree

Witness appeal after woman (30s) dies in two-car collision in Co Meath

Wed 5:22 PM 30,280 Views 1 Comment

Another woman has been taken to hospital. Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Quiz: Ireland at the Euros
# Glory Days
From The42
# Glory Days

Quiz: Ireland at the Euros

Updated Wed 5:07 PM 34,514 Views 14 Comments

Memories from European Championships when we didn’t have to settle for being onlookers.

Ireland's big question
What could a shared island look like?
Man arrested over alleged burning of Pride flags in Waterford city
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man arrested over alleged burning of Pride flags in Waterford city

Wed 4:58 PM 15,924 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the man has been charged with a count of criminal damage.

Patience ‘very thin’ as EU threatens retaliation over Northern Ireland Protocol
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Patience ‘very thin’ as EU threatens retaliation over Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Wed 4:37 PM 21,238 Views 27 Comments
Christy Moore to headline indoor pilot gig in Killarney
# Give Me Moore
# Give Me Moore

Christy Moore to headline indoor pilot gig in Killarney

Wed 4:28 PM 15,032 Views 29 Comments

Tickets, which cost €39.50 each and are sold in a bundle of six, go on sale tomorrow.

Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne
# Court
# Court

Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne

Wed 3:45 PM 15,909 Views 0 Comments

Schoolboy Josh Dunne, aged 16, was injured and later died in January after being stabbed in Dublin.

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions
# EU Drug Report
# EU Drug Report

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions

Wed 3:34 PM 9,240 Views 7 Comments

In 2019, more than 370 illegal drug production laboratories were dismantled in Europe.

Partial solar eclipse to darken Irish skies tomorrow morning
# Solar Eclipse
# Solar Eclipse

Partial solar eclipse to darken Irish skies tomorrow morning

Wed 3:22 PM 34,835 Views 14 Comments

The partial solar eclipse will be visible in the skies from just before 10am until after midday.

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'

Wed 3:19 PM 25,613 Views 12 Comments

Cabinet approved construction on a new single carriageway across Roscommon today.

Workers to get at least 10 days paid sick leave phased in between now and 2025
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

Workers to get at least 10 days paid sick leave phased in between now and 2025

Updated Wed 3:02 PM 49,428 Views 100 Comments

Statutory sick pay will be phased in to help employers to plan ahead and manage the additional costs.

Opinion: 'I'm worried about the kids who are stepping over needles and broken bottles to get to school'
# YOUTH WORKERS
# YOUTH WORKERS

Opinion: 'I'm worried about the kids who are stepping over needles and broken bottles to get to school'

Updated Wed 2:45 PM 21,011 Views 2 Comments

Dublin youth worker Declan Keenan says Covid has set their work back extensively and many children are paying the price.