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Opinion: Supervised drug injecting in Ireland – 10 years of advocacy, legislation and delays
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Opinion: Supervised drug injecting in Ireland – 10 years of advocacy, legislation and delays

3 minutes ago 63 Views 0 Comments

2022 should be the year we open Ireland’s first Supervised Injecting Facility, write Tony Duffin of Ana Liffey Drug Project and Eugene McCann of Simon Fraser University

MEPs to vote today on proposals which could see a ban on transporting very young animals
# Live Animals
# Live Animals

MEPs to vote today on proposals which could see a ban on transporting very young animals

33 minutes ago 1,098 Views 0 Comments

The recommendations on the transport of live animals will be debated today in Strasbourg.

NPHET to meet this afternoon to discuss possible easing of Covid restrictions
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

NPHET to meet this afternoon to discuss possible easing of Covid restrictions

1 hour ago 1,924 Views 0 Comments

There have been calls to end the 8pm hospitality curfew and a partial return to the office.

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home

6 hours ago 8,033 Views 23 Comments
  • Just 13% of women polled think women are treated equally in the home, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One in five people believe women and men are treated equally in Irish society.
  • Universal State-funded childcare and increased penalties for violence and abuse of women were cited as the top priorities for achieving gender equality.

Yesterday’s News

Teenager charged over series of robberies at Dublin train stations
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Teenager charged over series of robberies at Dublin train stations

8 hours ago 15,935 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear in court on Friday.

Swedish teenager on target but grumpy Ronaldo mars Man United win
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Swedish teenager on target but grumpy Ronaldo mars Man United win

8 hours ago 34,148 Views 12 Comments

Anthony Elanga helped the Red Devils secure a win over Brentford.

UK Government to discuss Northern Ireland first ministers’ roles after elections
# House Of Lords
# House Of Lords

UK Government to discuss Northern Ireland first ministers’ roles after elections

8 hours ago 9,321 Views 16 Comments

Stormont elections take place this year on 5 May.

Vaginal mesh and Gardasil: Approval for general indemnity cover and product liability cover
# Transvaginal Mesh
# Transvaginal Mesh

Vaginal mesh and Gardasil: Approval for general indemnity cover and product liability cover

8 hours ago 33,262 Views 5 Comments

A proposal brought forward by Stephen Donnelly was approved by Cabinet today.

Leinster set to sign lock Jenkins from Munster ahead of next season
# Tighthead Lock
From The42
# Tighthead Lock

Leinster set to sign lock Jenkins from Munster ahead of next season

9 hours ago 36,500 Views 74 Comments

The 26-year-old has only made one appearance for the southern province so far this season.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

10 hours ago 12,389 Views 0 Comments

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

Man (31) appears in court in Tullamore charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Man (31) appears in court in Tullamore charged with the murder of Ashling Murphy

11 hours ago 285,503 Views 0 Comments

A second man arrested by investigating gardaí has been released without charge.

Five players unlucky to miss out in Andy Farrell's Six Nations squad
# Tight Calls
From The42
# Tight Calls

Five players unlucky to miss out in Andy Farrell's Six Nations squad

Updated 11 hours ago 46,754 Views 39 Comments

The Ireland head coach faced some interesting calls in finalising his 37-man group.

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies after skiing accident in the Alps
# RIP
# RIP

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies after skiing accident in the Alps

11 hours ago 53,982 Views 20 Comments

Ulliel, who was 37, played the young Hannibal Lecter in 2007’s Hannibal Rising and fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent in the 2014 biopic Saint Laurent.

Cabinet approves new law which will ban restaurants and pubs withholding tips from staff
# Tips
# Tips

Cabinet approves new law which will ban restaurants and pubs withholding tips from staff

11 hours ago 26,807 Views 41 Comments

New law to help those laid off due to Covid restrictions receive a special payment of up to €1,860 was also approved today.

Unlicensed peat extraction causing ‘irreversible’ environmental damage, High Court told
# Peat Extraction
# Peat Extraction

Unlicensed peat extraction causing ‘irreversible’ environmental damage, High Court told

12 hours ago 14,527 Views 0 Comments

Environmental Protection Agency is seeking an injunction against Harte Peat Ltd to halt peat extraction in Westmeath.

Property prices jump 14% with regional areas still rising faster than Dublin
# Residential Property
# Residential Property

Property prices jump 14% with regional areas still rising faster than Dublin

12 hours ago 20,161 Views 39 Comments

It’s the 13th consecutive month of rising property prices.

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him

Updated 13 hours ago 61,419 Views 43 Comments

Downing Street said Johnson would have further meetings with MPs today as he attempted to shore up support on his backbenches.

National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall
# Orchestral Manoeuvres
# Orchestral Manoeuvres

National Symphony Orchestra set to transfer from RTÉ to the National Concert Hall

13 hours ago 12,705 Views 14 Comments

The three RTÉ choirs, the Philharmonic Choir, Cór Linn and Cór na nÓg, will also transfer to the National Concert Hall from 24 January.

Coronavirus: 12,138 new cases announced in Ireland, with 52 deaths notified in the past week
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 12,138 new cases announced in Ireland, with 52 deaths notified in the past week

13 hours ago 76,357 Views 82 Comments

910 people are in hospital with Covid-19, including 90 in intensive care.

'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women
# Gender-based Violence
# Gender-based Violence

'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women

Updated 13 hours ago 13,977 Views 0 Comments

Tributes were also paid to Ashling Murphy, who was laid to rest in Offaly yesterday

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

14 hours ago 38,127 Views 98 Comments

Connacht’s Cian Prendergast is also involved as a development player.

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus

Updated 14 hours ago 221,237 Views 237 Comments

In addition, from 2023 there will be a new annual public holiday at the start of February.

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted as British monarchy distances itself from him
# Duke Of York
# Duke Of York

Prince Andrew's Twitter account deleted as British monarchy distances itself from him

15 hours ago 45,640 Views 0 Comments

It comes as a woman claiming she saw him with his accuser in a London nightclub said she is willing to give evidence against him.

Explainer: What's the latest with Russia-Ukraine tensions and is an invasion likely?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What's the latest with Russia-Ukraine tensions and is an invasion likely?

16 hours ago 12,896 Views 33 Comments
  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Ukraine today ahead of talks with Russia on Friday.
  • Moscow has been accused of massing tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine in preparation for an invasion.
  • The conflict in eastern Ukraine has so far left more than 13,000 dead.
Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday

16 hours ago 9,637 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old, from Co Louth, is accused of being a member of Islamic State and financing terrorism.

Problem with schools helpline that prevented antigens being registered is fixed, HSE says
# Covid In Schools
# Covid In Schools

Problem with schools helpline that prevented antigens being registered is fixed, HSE says

17 hours ago 9,275 Views 3 Comments

Principals first raised the issue on social media, saying that they were unable to register positive antigen tests with the hotline.

Payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television jailed for two years

17 hours ago 32,224 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Kellie Walton worked as a payroll administrator with the company since 2006 and began stealing money in 2009.

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead
# Measures
# Measures

Publicans will 'make every effort' to provide later opening this weekend if given go-ahead

Updated 18 hours ago 44,293 Views 54 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency Team is due to issue its latest guidance to government tomorrow.

Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey
# Courts
# Courts

Man (40) appears in court in connection with fatal shooting of Michael Tormey

18 hours ago 16,407 Views 0 Comments

The 49 year-old victim was shot dead earlier this month.

December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001
# Inflation
# Inflation

December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001

19 hours ago 15,306 Views 53 Comments

Rising petrol, diesel and household electricity prices all made large contributions to annual inflation.

Second man released without charge after being arrested by investigating gardaí
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Second man released without charge after being arrested by investigating gardaí

Updated 19 hours ago 102,877 Views 0 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the DPP.

Poll: Do you like U2's music?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like U2's music?

19 hours ago 55,367 Views 71 Comments

Bono said he’s not a fan of most of the band’s songs.

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee
# Drugs
# Drugs

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee

19 hours ago 24,535 Views 46 Comments

However, Frank Feighan was criticised during the Oireachtas committee for his approach to drug policy.

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel
# 6 January
# 6 January

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel

21 hours ago 13,041 Views 25 Comments

It is seeking records and deposition testimony from him in connection to his promotion of election fraud claims.

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US Secretary of State calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path' as he lands in Ukraine for crisis talks

21 hours ago 7,435 Views 25 Comments

The White House warned yesterday that Russia was ready to attack Ukraine at “any point”.

'When you take a team to that kill zone from minute one, maybe that explains the result'
# Ball In PLay
From The42
# Ball In PLay

'When you take a team to that kill zone from minute one, maybe that explains the result'

Updated 22 hours ago 20,900 Views 14 Comments

Leinster ran 13 tries past Montpellier as they got up and running again last weekend.

Witness appeal after men force way into Co Sligo property and assault elderly man
# Skreen
# Skreen

Witness appeal after men force way into Co Sligo property and assault elderly man

22 hours ago 24,674 Views 23 Comments

A sum of cash was taken during the incident.

Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home
# Valencia
# Valencia

Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home

23 hours ago 13,258 Views 2 Comments

The fire broke out around midnight at the facility in Moncada in Valencia.

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