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QUIZ: How well do you know these classic summer blockbusters?
# Quiz
# Quiz

QUIZ: How well do you know these classic summer blockbusters?

Sun 10:00 PM 62,188 Views 40 Comments

Jaws, Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, Speed…

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sun 8:05 PM 19,882 Views 7 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog

Sun 8:00 PM 94,788 Views 44 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined and organised in managing her finances.

Tributes paid to teen following death in Dublin crash
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Tributes paid to teen following death in Dublin crash

Sun 8:00 PM 91,179 Views 10 Comments

The three-vehicle collision happened last night on the Finglas Road, Glasnevin.

Cork unable to play All-Ireland U20 hurling final after 'member of group' tests positive for Covid-19
# Close Contacts
From The42
# Close Contacts

Cork unable to play All-Ireland U20 hurling final after 'member of group' tests positive for Covid-19

Sun 7:32 PM 44,910 Views 31 Comments

Cork were due to play Galway next Saturday.

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

Sun 6:31 PM 8,811 Views 7 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

'It feels pretty good, we can't complain': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'It feels pretty good, we can't complain': The week in quotes

Sun 6:30 PM 13,445 Views 0 Comments

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

Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row

Sun 5:53 PM 38,448 Views 57 Comments

Daniel Flynn slammed in a 62nd minute goal for Kildare.

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

Sun 5:51 PM 24,171 Views 14 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Sun 4:17 PM 27,697 Views 9 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles

Updated Sun 3:36 PM 64,339 Views 16 Comments

Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Update
# Daily Update

Coronavirus: 1,098 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 3:25 PM 63,452 Views 134 Comments

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health today.

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches
# Kristina Timanovskaya
# Kristina Timanovskaya

Tokyo 2020: Belarus athlete taken to airport after criticism of coaches

Sun 3:12 PM 75,389 Views 21 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she is refusing to fly home.

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'

Sun 3:09 PM 46,131 Views 12 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy retuned home today after their stunning Olympic success.

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos
# YouTube
# YouTube

Youtube suspends Sky News Australia from uploading content following Covid denial videos

Sun 2:45 PM 31,750 Views 61 Comments

YouTube said “numerous” offending videos have now been removed.

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular
# HSE
# HSE

10,000 jabbed in a day as walk-in vaccine centres prove popular

Sun 2:34 PM 31,265 Views 72 Comments

The centres are operating in different locations across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Barshim and Tamberi on a high in rare Olympic athletics share of gold

Sun 2:29 PM 37,627 Views 12 Comments

It is the first time since 1912 that an Olympic track and field event gold has been shared.

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland
# Breast Check
# Breast Check

Artificial intelligence set to assist breast screening in Ireland

Sun 1:51 PM 13,896 Views 11 Comments

The cutting-edge technology has been made available to Irish hospitals.

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 17-year-old

Sun 1:04 PM 42,272 Views 6 Comments

Shannon Molloy was last seen Wednesday July 28.

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman arrested after €100,000 seized from car in Tallaght

Sun 11:48 AM 39,156 Views 17 Comments

They are both currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

'I'll come back a better gymnast and a better man' - Devastation for Rhys McClenaghan in pommel horse final

Updated Sun 11:32 AM 50,159 Views 34 Comments

The Irishman fell during his routine, finishing seventh and missing out on a medal.

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern apologises for historic raids on Pacific Island community

Sun 11:01 AM 28,823 Views 24 Comments

As part of an emotional ceremony at Auckland Town Hall, PM Jacinda Ardern was covered in a large white mat and then embraced.

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win
# Tokyo2020
# Tokyo2020

President congratulates Aidan Walsh on 'remarkable' Olympic bronze medal win

Sun 10:07 AM 35,886 Views 41 Comments

The Belfast boxer was forced to withdraw from the semi-final of the men’s welterweight competition due to injury.

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated Sun 9:50 AM 51,670 Views 38 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

Gardaí investigate after discovery of woman's body in Mayo

Sun 9:28 AM 68,255 Views 9 Comments

The body of the deceased was discovered in an apartment on Castlebar Street yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland
# Overnight
From The42
# Overnight

Olympic Breakfast: McIlroy beaten in dramatic medal play-off on anything but a super Sunday for Team Ireland

Updated Sun 9:25 AM 65,622 Views 31 Comments

Catch up on what you missed overnight in Tokyo.

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The terrifying insect apocalypse and its impact on the planet

Sun 9:00 AM 24,625 Views 7 Comments

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

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
# France
# France

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris

Sun 7:43 AM 19,995 Views 62 Comments

French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Lads send it to me when I've had a few pints' - Spillane's rant before Kildare's epic Leinster win

Updated Sun 7:37 AM 62,894 Views 2 Comments

Former Kildare forward Tadhg Fennin looks back at the 2000 Leinster final and replay against Dublin.

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

Sun 7:00 AM 18,314 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

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Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett
# Vice Admiral Mark Mellett

Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

Sun 12:05 AM 35,617 Views 31 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.

Saturday 31 July, 2021

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

Sat 11:43 PM 60,227 Views 54 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

Sat 10:00 PM 48,054 Views 31 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny
# Rebel Revival
From The42
# Rebel Revival

Cork defeat Dublin as first-half goals key to book All-Ireland semi-final with Kilkenny

Sat 9:02 PM 35,932 Views 52 Comments

Cork ran out eight-point victors in Semple Stadium.

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Katherine Zappone will provide value for money as special envoy

Sat 8:00 PM 29,311 Views 114 Comments

Our columnist muses on the Zappone furore, summer days and what’s next for Donald Trump.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sat 7:53 PM 21,994 Views 4 Comments

Covid vaccine walk-in centres, mandatory hotel quarantine and wildfires in Turkey made the headlines.

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated Sat 7:20 PM 123,377 Views 146 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures

Sat 6:22 PM 28,807 Views 18 Comments

The WHO has urged countries to contain the Delta variant.