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Monday 22 February, 2021

Man in 'serious condition' in hospital following collision between motorbike and car
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Man in 'serious condition' in hospital following collision between motorbike and car

Mon 9:16 PM 25,349 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened at around 2.10pm yesterday on the N71 in Co Kerry.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mon 8:43 PM 16,737 Views 4 Comments

Special education classes resumed in mainstream schools, as England unveiled its detailed reopening plan.

'Whole ditches disappearing overnight': hedgerows falling foul to larger farms
# Shear Force
# Shear Force

'Whole ditches disappearing overnight': hedgerows falling foul to larger farms

Mon 8:30 PM 71,710 Views 23 Comments

Noteworthy finds biodiversity in a battle with some farming practices – and a low level of accountability demanded by the Department of Agriculture.

Your evening longread: Britney Spears and the 'trap' of fame
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Britney Spears and the 'trap' of fame

Mon 8:30 PM 18,100 Views 5 Comments

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

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Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Eight dead as boat carrying dozens of Rohingya breaks down at sea, UN says

Mon 8:15 PM 10,582 Views 4 Comments

The vessel is believed to have departed Bangladesh on 11 February with 90 people on board.

Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'
# Decisions
From The42
# Decisions

Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'

Mon 8:00 PM 17,631 Views 37 Comments

The Irish attacking effort against France two weekends ago was underwhelming.

'It's a mixed day for families': Special-education classes in mainstream schools return from today
# Special Education
# Special Education

'It's a mixed day for families': Special-education classes in mainstream schools return from today

Mon 7:45 PM 20,847 Views 21 Comments

Lorraine Dempsey, interim CEO of Inclusion Ireland said that the part-time schedule was causing “difficulties around routine”.

Status Orange rainfall warning for four counties as weather set to turn wet and windy tonight
# Status Yellow
# Status Yellow

Status Orange rainfall warning for four counties as weather set to turn wet and windy tonight

Updated Mon 7:17 PM 97,707 Views 18 Comments

Midweek will be very unsettled before the weather improves again by the weekend.

Man arrested after Luas security worker injured in pepper spray attack
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested after Luas security worker injured in pepper spray attack

Mon 6:51 PM 33,098 Views 38 Comments

The incident happened on the Luas Red line at Suir Road this afternoon.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mon 6:30 PM 20,216 Views 16 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Coronavirus: One death and 686 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Nphet
# Nphet

Coronavirus: One death and 686 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 6:06 PM 83,997 Views 146 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Police treating Belfast shooting which left man (29) in critical condition as attempted murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police treating Belfast shooting which left man (29) in critical condition as attempted murder

Updated Mon 5:58 PM 14,418 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened just after 11pm in north Belfast last night.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Mon 4:56 PM 8,867 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

This is the four-stage plan that could see England free of all Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June
# Midsummer Night's Dream
# Midsummer Night's Dream

This is the four-stage plan that could see England free of all Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June

Mon 4:52 PM 37,828 Views 85 Comments

Moving to each stage is to be determined by a series of data-based “tests”.

Mysterious inscription on The Scream painting was written by artist himself, experts determine
# Edvard Munch
# Edvard Munch

Mysterious inscription on The Scream painting was written by artist himself, experts determine

Mon 4:50 PM 24,610 Views 8 Comments

The phrase “Can only have been painted by a madman” is written in pencil in Norwegian on the painting.

'I was sort of in shock' - Brian Fenton on congratulatory text from Jack O'Shea
# Game Recognise Game
From The42
# Game Recognise Game

'I was sort of in shock' - Brian Fenton on congratulatory text from Jack O'Shea

Mon 4:46 PM 29,483 Views 14 Comments

Brian Fenton picked up his second Footballer of the Year award last weekend.

Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo killed in gun attack
# Luca Attanasio
# Luca Attanasio

Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo killed in gun attack

Mon 3:59 PM 18,842 Views 9 Comments

Luca Attanasio died after a World Food Programme convoy came under attack.

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

French music duo Daft Punk announce split

Mon 3:54 PM 31,348 Views 34 Comments

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

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors
# Trump Taxes
# Trump Taxes

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors

Mon 3:53 PM 42,882 Views 48 Comments

The nation’s highest court denied the request filed by lawyers for the former president without comment.

Teenager appears in court over allegation he held up Dublin newsagent with glass bottle
# Dorset Street
# Dorset Street

Teenager appears in court over allegation he held up Dublin newsagent with glass bottle

Mon 3:25 PM 14,843 Views 0 Comments

The 17 year-old was bailed today.

Farrell's Ireland still Covid-free as France wonder if their outbreak started in Dublin
# Healthy
From The42
# Healthy

Farrell's Ireland still Covid-free as France wonder if their outbreak started in Dublin

Mon 3:08 PM 28,410 Views 24 Comments

Les Bleus’ Six Nations hopes have been hit hard with key players now ruled out of the Scotland game.

Neale Richmond: Unionist push against NI Protocol is the wrong move at the wrong time
# Brexit
# Brexit

Neale Richmond: Unionist push against NI Protocol is the wrong move at the wrong time

Mon 2:59 PM 24,574 Views 22 Comments

Neale Richmond says the legal action by unionists is ill-judged and will further entrench political views.

Gardaí appeal after three masked men enter house in Wexford and steal cash and belongings
# Camolin
# Camolin

Gardaí appeal after three masked men enter house in Wexford and steal cash and belongings

Mon 2:57 PM 17,614 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened in the Camolin area at 8.30pm last night.

Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission
# Deleted Audio
# Deleted Audio

Call for TDs to get free vote on extension of Mother and Baby Homes Commission

Mon 2:53 PM 6,460 Views 7 Comments

Social Democrats TD Jennifer Whitmore said the issue “goes beyond party politics”.

'Dates don't drive anything': WHO's Mike Ryan urges Irish public not to focus on when country could reopen
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

'Dates don't drive anything': WHO's Mike Ryan urges Irish public not to focus on when country could reopen

Mon 2:40 PM 36,127 Views 65 Comments

The WHO emergencies expert believes Ireland’s case numbers are too high.

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s and UK bans them from its airspace after Denver engine fire
# Flights
# Flights

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s and UK bans them from its airspace after Denver engine fire

Updated Mon 2:32 PM 24,683 Views 29 Comments

The order follows the failure of a Boeing 777 over Denver on Saturday.

Former solicitors who created fake identities and wore disguises to defraud banks jailed
# Cork
# Cork

Former solicitors who created fake identities and wore disguises to defraud banks jailed

Mon 1:58 PM 35,844 Views 34 Comments

Cork Circuit Criminal Court heard that the married couple stole close to €400,000 from banks and credit unions.

Man (29) given 14-year term for killing mother in 'frenzied attack' after ingesting 'cocktail' of drugs
# Celyn Eadon
# Celyn Eadon

Man (29) given 14-year term for killing mother in 'frenzied attack' after ingesting 'cocktail' of drugs

Mon 1:30 PM 27,635 Views 20 Comments

A judge said Celyn Eadon “remains at risk of inflicting violence on the public”.

Rehab to make 37 workers with disabilities at Limerick facility redundant due to impact of Covid-19
# Raheen
# Raheen

Rehab to make 37 workers with disabilities at Limerick facility redundant due to impact of Covid-19

Mon 1:01 PM 17,653 Views 28 Comments

The employees work at the Rehab Logistics facility in Raheen.

'I belong to this team': Pauw signs contract extension to guide Ireland into World Cup qualifiers
# ROIWNT
From The42
# ROIWNT

'I belong to this team': Pauw signs contract extension to guide Ireland into World Cup qualifiers

Mon 1:00 PM 8,866 Views 5 Comments

The Dutch coach lamented missing out on Euro 2022, but is heartened by a quickly improving side.

Taoiseach says there are 'benefits and opportunities' to NI Protocol as unionists launch legal action against it
# These Islands
# These Islands

Taoiseach says there are 'benefits and opportunities' to NI Protocol as unionists launch legal action against it

Mon 12:29 PM 19,264 Views 21 Comments
  • Martin welcomed efforts by the UK and EU to find a solution
  • The legal action claims the protocol breaches the Act of Union and the Good Friday Agreement
  • Virtual debate at Westminster on the protocol later today
Live insects in rice and snail in fruit packets: The FSAI handled 2,700 complaints last year
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Live insects in rice and snail in fruit packets: The FSAI handled 2,700 complaints last year

Mon 12:02 PM 30,404 Views 18 Comments

Most complaints were over unfit food or poor hygiene standards, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland said.

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April
# Ramp Up
# Ramp Up

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April

Updated Mon 11:32 AM 44,371 Views 86 Comments

The health minister has said capacity is being built up to vaccinate 250,000 people a week.

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats

Mon 10:58 AM 7,165 Views 4 Comments

Factories, workplaces and shops were closed across the country today in response to the call for a nationwide strike.

Poll: Is it a good idea to extend pub and club opening hours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it a good idea to extend pub and club opening hours?

Mon 10:29 AM 68,756 Views 91 Comments

The justice minister has said some of the current rules are decades old and need to be modernised.

Malcolm X's family demand new murder investigation following allegations of FBI involvement
# Collusion
# Collusion

Malcolm X's family demand new murder investigation following allegations of FBI involvement

Mon 8:53 AM 14,507 Views 34 Comments

The iconic black activist was shot dead in New York 55 years ago yesterday.

Plans for reducing the cost of legal actions and regularisation scheme for undocumented persons announced
# Justice Plan
# Justice Plan

Plans for reducing the cost of legal actions and regularisation scheme for undocumented persons announced

Mon 8:48 AM 14,993 Views 26 Comments

The Justice Plan 2021 has over 200 actions which the minister said should be implemented in the next 12 months.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated Mon 8:47 AM 11,952 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Dental treatment for medical card holders in 'complete chaos', industry body says
# Irish Dental Association
# Irish Dental Association

Dental treatment for medical card holders in 'complete chaos', industry body says

Mon 7:50 AM 24,971 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Dental Association said an unprecedented number of dentists were withdrawing from the official treatment scheme.

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake

Mon 7:36 AM 10,412 Views 1 Comment

The 2011 quake killed 185 people and flattened much of the city’s central area.