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Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Have you seen missing teenager Jamie Dunican?
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen missing teenager Jamie Dunican?

Wed 12:50 PM 17,127 Views 0 Comments

Jamie has been missing from the Drogheda area since the morning of Thursday, 25th November 2021.

Eight-time All-Ireland champion Kevin McManamon announces inter-county retirement
# Kev Mc
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# Kev Mc

Eight-time All-Ireland champion Kevin McManamon announces inter-county retirement

Updated Wed 12:02 PM 21,043 Views 27 Comments

St Jude’s clubman hangs up his Dublin boots at the age of 34.

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo over help he gave his governor brother amid misdemeanour allegations
# Chris Cuomo
# Chris Cuomo

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo over help he gave his governor brother amid misdemeanour allegations

Wed 11:27 AM 20,207 Views 30 Comments

In October, the 63-year-old former governor was charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for forcible touching.

Tallaght services seeing crisis in community over crack cocaine, TDs told
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Tallaght services seeing crisis in community over crack cocaine, TDs told

Updated Wed 10:51 AM 27,443 Views 30 Comments

The Tallaght Drugs and Alcohol Task Force appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Health today.

Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her
# Memoir
# Memoir

Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her

Wed 10:31 AM 45,294 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Broadwater’s conviction was overturned last week after a re-examination of the case found serious flaws in the prosecution.

Christmas payment will be paid to 1.4 million social welfare recipients next week
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Christmas payment will be paid to 1.4 million social welfare recipients next week

Wed 10:18 AM 41,950 Views 57 Comments

The cost of this year’s Christmas payment will be €313 million.

Gardaí launch Dublin 'Open City' to minimise traffic and ease public transport before Christmas
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí launch Dublin 'Open City' to minimise traffic and ease public transport before Christmas

Wed 10:08 AM 18,679 Views 13 Comments

The initiative runs in Dublin until the end of this month.

Poll: Have you cancelled any winter travel plans after new testing rules?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you cancelled any winter travel plans after new testing rules?

Wed 9:02 AM 33,683 Views 34 Comments

All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday.

Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax
# Chicago
# Chicago

Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax

Wed 7:31 AM 23,357 Views 0 Comments

A former detective told a court he initially viewed Smollett as the victim of a homophobic and racist attack.

Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'

Wed 7:15 AM 11,121 Views 4 Comments

The skipper sparkled again as Vera Pauw’s side beat Georgia 11-0 last night.

Clarity on climate and health plans needed to avoid 'significant' cost to State, watchdog warns
# Irish Fiscal Council
# Irish Fiscal Council

Clarity on climate and health plans needed to avoid 'significant' cost to State, watchdog warns

Wed 6:30 AM 7,745 Views 10 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Council says the current over-reliance on corporation tax needs to be addressed.

What does euroscepticism in the EU look like now that Brexit has happened?
# Future Of Europe
# Future Of Europe

What does euroscepticism in the EU look like now that Brexit has happened?

Wed 12:05 AM 42,740 Views 48 Comments
  • The tumultuous nature of the UK's exit may have changed what euroscepticism means.
  • Is there a difference between 'hard eurosceptics' and soft eurosceptics'?
  • The next 12 months may tell us a lot about the EU's stability, writes Rónán Duffy.

Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Maxwell trial: Pilot recalls flying Clinton, Prince Andrew, Trump on Epstein planes
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Maxwell trial: Pilot recalls flying Clinton, Prince Andrew, Trump on Epstein planes

Updated Tue 10:56 PM 55,038 Views 0 Comments

Lawrence Visoski told the New York trial that he never saw any sexual activity on the planes.

Man executed after being found guilty of 1894 murder to receive posthumous pardon
# John Twiss
# John Twiss

Man executed after being found guilty of 1894 murder to receive posthumous pardon

Tue 10:52 PM 50,989 Views 30 Comments

An expert report found that John Twiss was wrongfully convicted for the murder of John Donovan.

34 of Munster's party depart South Africa, 14 remain in Cape Town quarantine
# Homebound
From The42
# Homebound

34 of Munster's party depart South Africa, 14 remain in Cape Town quarantine

Updated Tue 10:51 PM 35,039 Views 5 Comments

The travelling group are set to land in Dublin on Wednesday evening.

'Check your ticket': Hunt for Dublin winner of unclaimed Lotto prize of over €825,000
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

'Check your ticket': Hunt for Dublin winner of unclaimed Lotto prize of over €825,000

Tue 10:07 PM 59,601 Views 13 Comments

The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold on 2 October in Blackrock.

Correlation between traffic air pollution and stroke admissions in Ireland
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Correlation between traffic air pollution and stroke admissions in Ireland

Tue 9:50 PM 12,821 Views 19 Comments

Dr Byrne told the Committee that air pollution from cars affects respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.

Johnson insists Christmas parties should happen as booster jab campaign ramps up
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Johnson insists Christmas parties should happen as booster jab campaign ramps up

Updated Tue 9:35 PM 37,951 Views 29 Comments

The UK Prime Minister promised that everyone eligible for a booster will be offered one by the end of January.

Three students killed and six injured in Michigan high school shooting
# Oxford Township
# Oxford Township

Three students killed and six injured in Michigan high school shooting

Updated Tue 9:24 PM 30,807 Views 15 Comments

A 15-year-old has been arrested.

Ruthless Ireland round off 2021 on a high with historic 11-0 win over Georgia
# 11/10
From The42
# 11/10

Ruthless Ireland round off 2021 on a high with historic 11-0 win over Georgia

Tue 9:16 PM 34,035 Views 19 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side got their World Cup qualification bid back on track in style at Tallaght Stadium.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tue 9:00 PM 12,998 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Mica redress: Package for homeowners capped at €420,000 in €2.2 billion scheme
# Crumbling Blocks
# Crumbling Blocks

Mica redress: Package for homeowners capped at €420,000 in €2.2 billion scheme

Updated Tue 8:55 PM 55,959 Views 138 Comments

The scheme will cover an estimated 7,500 homes at a total cost of €2.2 billion.

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

Tue 8:21 PM 25,216 Views 26 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has also said for the first time that he recognises the contested Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.

New rules over special envoys published but no sign of filling the Katherine Zappone gig
# New Rules
# New Rules

New rules over special envoys published but no sign of filling the Katherine Zappone gig

Updated Tue 7:21 PM 13,726 Views 17 Comments

A report was commissioned in the wake of a controversy over Zappone’s appointment this summer.

5,471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, with results on suspected Omicron expected this week
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

5,471 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed, with results on suspected Omicron expected this week

Updated Tue 7:20 PM 95,165 Views 96 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said today that the new variant may have been in Ireland since October.

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season

Tue 7:03 PM 19,567 Views 14 Comments

Irish Rail said the services will be timed to align with the midnight closure of hospitality under current Covid measures.

The Remote: The Beatles: Get Back, a comedy in Harlem and Liveline's bungalow outrage
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: The Beatles: Get Back, a comedy in Harlem and Liveline's bungalow outrage

Tue 6:31 PM 11,182 Views 8 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Third additional Covid test centre this week to open in Swords tomorrow

Third additional Covid test centre this week to open in Swords tomorrow

Tue 6:06 PM 18,481 Views 9 Comments

The HSE confirmed that it expects the three new centres will continue to operate beyond this week.

Children aged nine and over to be asked to wear masks indoors in public on temporary basis
# Schools
# Schools

Children aged nine and over to be asked to wear masks indoors in public on temporary basis

Tue 5:27 PM 69,659 Views 192 Comments

Cabinet minister met today to consider advice from NPHET on the current Covid-19 situation.

All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday amid Omicron concerns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday amid Omicron concerns

Updated Tue 5:07 PM 143,709 Views 233 Comments
  • The requirement will apply to people arriving at ports and airports and includes travellers arriving from Britain.
  • The negative test can be a PCR test taken within 72 hours or a professionally-administered antigen test within 48 hours.
  • The new measures will be reviewed in a fortnight's time.
Liverpool and Arsenal legend Ray Kennedy dies aged 70
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Liverpool and Arsenal legend Ray Kennedy dies aged 70

Updated Tue 5:02 PM 31,290 Views 24 Comments

Kennedy won five league titles and three European Cups during his time at Anfield.

'I just remember thinking: 'Oh my God, this is our life'.'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'I just remember thinking: 'Oh my God, this is our life'.'

Tue 4:39 PM 18,656 Views 0 Comments

Focus Ireland launched an art exhibition highlighting families living in homelessness today.

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019

Tue 4:05 PM 14,757 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson (31) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Kevin Sheehy, but guilty to his manslaughter.

Four men arrested as gardaí respond to Kildare daytime burglary
# Kildare
# Kildare

Four men arrested as gardaí respond to Kildare daytime burglary

Tue 2:30 PM 48,146 Views 0 Comments

The arrests are part of an ongoing operation targeting the gang who have committed several burglaries and robberies.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid vaccine booster rollout?
# Questions
# Questions

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid vaccine booster rollout?

Tue 2:07 PM 19,642 Views 0 Comments

Certain cohorts are being prioritised to receive their booster jabs at the moment.

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa

Tue 1:02 PM 35,678 Views 10 Comments

10 of their players and staff have tested positive for Covid-19.

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January

Tue 12:51 PM 16,873 Views 129 Comments

Those who don’t comply will face a monthly fine of €100.

Pressure grows for patent waiver amid 'Covid vaccine apartheid' - so what's Ireland's position?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Pressure grows for patent waiver amid 'Covid vaccine apartheid' - so what's Ireland's position?

Tue 12:42 PM 28,460 Views 19 Comments

A mock funeral will be held outside Leinster House today to protest the Government’s support for EU’s efforts to block the TRIPS waiver.