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Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home
# Cork Fire
# Cork Fire

Man, 70s, dies in fire at his Cork city home

May 6th 2021, 12:31 PM 15,774 Views 1 Comment

The man in his 70s was found in the house by the emergency services and was rushed to hospital where he sadly passed away a short time later.

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks
# Common Travel Loophole
# Common Travel Loophole

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks

May 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,152 Views 23 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 5th 2021, 10:40 PM 11,004 Views 0 Comments

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

Labour lights a fire under housing minister: 'Reintroduce your own Bill on cuckoo funds or we will'

Labour lights a fire under housing minister: 'Reintroduce your own Bill on cuckoo funds or we will'

Updated May 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 35,402 Views 64 Comments

Labour housing spokesperson Rebecca Moynihan said in a video this afternoon that she will re-introduce his Bill “word for word”.

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition
# Any Gaffs
# Any Gaffs

Irish government policy is incentivising property funds to buy up entire housing estates, say opposition

May 4th 2021, 3:54 PM 24,487 Views 58 Comments

Round Hill Capital bought 135 homes at a new development in Kildare.

Investment funds buying whole estates is 'undesirable' and the government needs to act, says Leo Varadkar
# Cuckoo Funds
# Cuckoo Funds

Investment funds buying whole estates is 'undesirable' and the government needs to act, says Leo Varadkar

May 5th 2021, 1:52 PM 25,962 Views 67 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says a Bill he introduced in 2019 on the issue is “still valid”.

Former Australian Test cricketer victim of targeted kidnapping
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Former Australian Test cricketer victim of targeted kidnapping

May 5th 2021, 5:16 PM 4,438 Views 1 Comment

Police said that on 14 April Stuart MacGill was confronted by three men at an intersection and bundled into a vehicle.

Gardaí have 'no knowledge' as to why they objected to planning permission for Cork greenway
# Planning Confusion
# Planning Confusion

Gardaí have 'no knowledge' as to why they objected to planning permission for Cork greenway

May 4th 2021, 9:31 PM 96,782 Views 0 Comments

An objection came from ‘An Garda Síochána’ and an official garda email address – but gardaí know nothing about it.

Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests
# Protests
From The42
# Protests

Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests

Updated May 3rd 2021, 4:43 PM 31,695 Views 40 Comments

A number of supporters forced their way into Old Trafford on Sunday as a demonstration against the Glazer family.

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'
# What Comes Next
# What Comes Next

Holohan to the vaccinated: 'You can now get back out there and restart many things you used to do'

May 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 78,437 Views 114 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has written an open letter to those who are fully vaccinated, advising them to trust in the protection a Covid vaccine gives them.

Three people arrested as over €1 million worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis and tablets seized
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Three people arrested as over €1 million worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis and tablets seized

Apr 30th 2021, 1:04 PM 21,360 Views 13 Comments

The suspected drugs were seized during searches of a vehicle and a residential property in Co Meath.

GAA seeking clarity from government on inter-county challenge games
# Restrictions
From The42
# Restrictions

GAA seeking clarity from government on inter-county challenge games

Apr 30th 2021, 4:32 PM 2,683 Views 0 Comments

It also remains unclear when inter-county U20 and minor squads can return to training.

Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration
# CROSS BORDER PROBE
# CROSS BORDER PROBE

Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration

Apr 28th 2021, 4:51 PM 21,827 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí made three arrests during searches at six properties in Wicklow and Dublin.

Explainer: Why is India calling for IP rules around Covid vaccines to be waived?
# Intellectual Property
# Intellectual Property

Explainer: Why is India calling for IP rules around Covid vaccines to be waived?

Apr 30th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,836 Views 18 Comments

The World Trade Organization will meet again today to discuss the proposal.

'Light and orientation are crucial': How to view a showhome like a pro - and the things buyers often miss
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# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes

'Light and orientation are crucial': How to view a showhome like a pro - and the things buyers often miss

Apr 30th 2021, 10:56 AM 15,022 Views 1 Comment

We spoke to two experts to get their advice.

Spacious, bright and convenient: Three-bed family homes with great transport links from €250k
# The Hawthorns
# The Hawthorns

Spacious, bright and convenient: Three-bed family homes with great transport links from €250k

Apr 29th 2021, 5:09 PM 1,456 Views 0 Comments

A number of homes at The Hawthorns are available to view by virtual appointment.

First-time buyer mortgage drawdowns at highest Q1 level since 2007 - BPFI
# Housing Market
# Housing Market

First-time buyer mortgage drawdowns at highest Q1 level since 2007 - BPFI

Apr 29th 2021, 12:34 PM 12,567 Views 10 Comments

Figures show overall mortgage drawdowns in Q1 were at their highest since 2009.

4 of a kind: Dublin homes with large kitchen islands for family socialising
# 4 Of A Kind
# 4 Of A Kind

4 of a kind: Dublin homes with large kitchen islands for family socialising

Apr 29th 2021, 5:08 PM 9,430 Views 0 Comments

From a stylish three-bed in Templeogue to a four-bed with a separate mews in Skerries.

St Mirren won't consider selling ex-LOI star unless there's an 'outrageous bid'
# Jamie McGrath
From The42
# Jamie McGrath

St Mirren won't consider selling ex-LOI star unless there's an 'outrageous bid'

Apr 29th 2021, 3:25 PM 5,785 Views 4 Comments

Three English clubs and a Scottish club have already enquired about the former Pat’s and Dundalk man, says Jim Goodwin.

Price comparison: What will €425,000 buy me around Co Kilkenny?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What will €425,000 buy me around Co Kilkenny?

Apr 29th 2021, 5:09 PM 11,560 Views 0 Comments

Including a five-bed with a pool and a renovated farmhouse

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'

Apr 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 13,435 Views 46 Comments

Fires engulfed Killarney National Park over the weekend.

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds
# Donations
# Donations

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds

Apr 27th 2021, 2:34 PM 40,894 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney resigned his post as the organisation’s CEO in February.

Amnesty Ireland chief: India's virus struggles make EU opposition to vaccine patent waivers 'an obscenity'
# Vaccine Inequality
# Vaccine Inequality

Amnesty Ireland chief: India's virus struggles make EU opposition to vaccine patent waivers 'an obscenity'

Apr 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 23,040 Views 30 Comments

Standing up for the rights of pharma companies over human rights is “not tenable”, says O’Gorman.

Bail granted to one of three men accused of helping gang out with Regency shooting
# Regency Hotel
# Regency Hotel

Bail granted to one of three men accused of helping gang out with Regency shooting

Apr 26th 2021, 6:12 PM 14,525 Views 0 Comments

Jason Bonney has been granted bail, he and two other men, are charged in connection with the Regency Hotel murder of David Byrne.

'We want to have families left to go back to': Medics here say Ireland must help India tackle huge Covid-19 wave
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'We want to have families left to go back to': Medics here say Ireland must help India tackle huge Covid-19 wave

Apr 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,517 Views 45 Comments

Indian healthcare workers in Ireland are “sacrificing ever seeing some family again” in order to care for people here amid the pandemic.

Sporting groups and a school in lockdown as Covid-19 cluster detected in Cork town
# Covid 19 Cluster
# Covid 19 Cluster

Sporting groups and a school in lockdown as Covid-19 cluster detected in Cork town

Apr 26th 2021, 4:58 PM 82,696 Views 0 Comments

Youghal has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases in recent days at a local school.

Helicopters monitoring 'hotspots' after fires in Killarney National Park extinguished
# Kerry
# Kerry

Helicopters monitoring 'hotspots' after fires in Killarney National Park extinguished

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 4:20 PM 26,771 Views 32 Comments
  • Thousands of acres of the national park were engulfed in flames
  • Gardaí and parks services are investigating the cause of the fire
  • The fire service and air corps are continuing to monitor the situation
Senior cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' admits to stashing €268,000 in Kildare attic
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' admits to stashing €268,000 in Kildare attic

Apr 23rd 2021, 6:46 PM 21,466 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon, Declan Brady pleaded guilty at a brief hearing to possessing €268,000 concealed in a loft in Naas.

Council recommends refusing Charlie Chawke's €186m Goat apartment plan
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Council recommends refusing Charlie Chawke's €186m Goat apartment plan

Apr 23rd 2021, 9:36 PM 52,398 Views 73 Comments

Minister for Tourism and Culture and local TD Catherine Martin has told the appeals board that she has “concerns in relation to this development”.

Two men charged after €215,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine seized in Gorey
# Co Wexford
# Co Wexford

Two men charged after €215,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine seized in Gorey

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:07 PM 19,781 Views 0 Comments

Both men have appeared before a special sitting of Wexford District Court tonight.

Spacious, bright and convenient: Three-bed family homes with great transport links from €250k
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes

Spacious, bright and convenient: Three-bed family homes with great transport links from €250k

Apr 22nd 2021, 4:11 PM 2,711 Views 0 Comments

A number of homes at The Hawthorns are available to view by virtual appointment.

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house
# Cork
# Cork

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:39 PM 52,293 Views 35 Comments

Denis O’Connor was described as ‘cruel’ in court today.

'Impossible' to ban Super League clubs from Champions League semis, insists Perez
# And The Banned Played...
From The42
# And The Banned Played...

'Impossible' to ban Super League clubs from Champions League semis, insists Perez

Apr 20th 2021, 8:25 AM 11,524 Views 30 Comments

Real Madrid chairman says expulsion comments ‘are the threats of someone who confuses monopoly with property’.

4 of a kind: Homes with big dining areas for busy family dinners
# 4 Of A Kind
# 4 Of A Kind

4 of a kind: Homes with big dining areas for busy family dinners

Apr 22nd 2021, 4:10 PM 8,323 Views 0 Comments

Want a dining space that’ll comfortably seat your whole household? Try these four homes.

Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang
# CAB
# CAB

Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:20 PM 57,823 Views 0 Comments

Operation Tarmac began in 2016 and ended today with the seizure of the home.

Price comparison: What will €395,000 buy me around Wexford?
# Price Comparison
# Price Comparison

Price comparison: What will €395,000 buy me around Wexford?

Apr 22nd 2021, 4:11 PM 11,795 Views 1 Comment

Including a four-bed with lake views and a three-bed by the beach.

15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

15-year-old arrested for 'riotous behaviour' after youths burn furniture to barricade street in Belfast

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 1:38 PM 35,742 Views 42 Comments

Demonstrations took place in Belfast and Derry.

European Arrest Warrant issued for Gerry Hutch in connection with Regency Hotel murder
# Crime
# Crime

European Arrest Warrant issued for Gerry Hutch in connection with Regency Hotel murder

Apr 20th 2021, 1:31 PM 19,065 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are looking for Hutch over his alleged involvement in the Regency Hotel murder of gangland figure David Byrne.