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Today’s News

Lloyds Pharmacy suspends Irish online doctor services due to Brexit law changes
# A Bitter Pill
# A Bitter Pill

Lloyds Pharmacy suspends Irish online doctor services due to Brexit law changes

4 minutes ago 304 Views 0 Comments

The company said it is trying to restore the service to Irish users.

Taoiseach says 'virus will dictate' if he can make St Patrick's day trip to White House
# Shamrock Bowl
# Shamrock Bowl

Taoiseach says 'virus will dictate' if he can make St Patrick's day trip to White House

Updated 8 minutes ago 2,386 Views 17 Comments

Micheál Martin says it’s ‘early days’ but that Covid-19 is causing problems for bilateral meetings.

Dutch government resigns over child benefits scandal
# Mark Rutte
# Mark Rutte

Dutch government resigns over child benefits scandal

19 minutes ago 4,428 Views 4 Comments

Dutch authorities wrongly accused thousands of parents of fraudulently claiming child allowance.

Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules
# Brexit
# Brexit

Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules

21 minutes ago 1,029 Views 3 Comments

FTAI General Manager Aidan Flynn said it is “unbelievable” that 30% of goods imported into Dublin Port are being inspected.

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Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers
# Antigen Test
# Antigen Test

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers

46 minutes ago 3,705 Views 6 Comments

The antigen tests come as Dutch authorities have banned untested passengers from entering the country.

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services
# Extern
# Extern

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services

51 minutes ago 1,628 Views 8 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Thomas Gould has urged the government to provide funding for Extern.

Spotlight

Mother and Baby Homes report

The report documents the harrowing and shameful treatment of young women and children at the hands of the Irish State.

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning
# Joint Letter
# Joint Letter

'We are gravely concerned': Chief medical officers issue joint stay-at-home warning

1 hour ago 15,800 Views 22 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan and Dr Michael McBride said there is an “unsustainably high level of Covid-19 infection” across Ireland.

US Ambassador to Ireland to step down from role next week
# United States
# United States

US Ambassador to Ireland to step down from role next week

1 hour ago 9,753 Views 6 Comments

Edward F Crawford took up the position in 2019.

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe
# Delays
# Delays

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe

Updated 1 hour ago 45,162 Views 28 Comments

“The temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” Norway’s Public Health Agency said in a statement.

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Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol
# Jacob Chansley
# Jacob Chansley

Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol

2 hours ago 12,383 Views 1 Comment

The filing gives further insight into the FBI probe on the day of chaos at the center of American democracy.

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains
# Covid19
# Covid19

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains

2 hours ago 5,998 Views 6 Comments

Developers have said they could adapt the vaccine quickly if a new variant is resistant to it.

Justice Minister plans to take maternity leave after having her baby
# New Baby
# New Baby

Justice Minister plans to take maternity leave after having her baby

2 hours ago 21,044 Views 68 Comments

There are no legal provisions for TDs to take parental leave.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated 3 hours ago 13,525 Views 18 Comments

There’s plenty of live action to keep you entertained over the next few days.

FactCheck: No, the WHO didn't say a positive Covid-19 test is more likely due to a cold
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the WHO didn't say a positive Covid-19 test is more likely due to a cold

3 hours ago 8,135 Views 0 Comments

False claims on social media have inaccurately attributed a quote to the World Health Organization.

Other countries have tried it, so what does the 'right to disconnect' actually mean?
# Work Life Balance
# Work Life Balance

Other countries have tried it, so what does the 'right to disconnect' actually mean?

3 hours ago 13,176 Views 19 Comments

A public consultation is currently underway in this country.

Bord na Móna peat briquettes will no longer be made after 2024
# Bogs
# Bogs

Bord na Móna peat briquettes will no longer be made after 2024

3 hours ago 20,796 Views 32 Comments

The semi-state company has formally ended its peat harvesting.

Poll: Would you live somewhere else if you had the option to work from home permanently?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you live somewhere else if you had the option to work from home permanently?

5 hours ago 53,554 Views 81 Comments

New legislation would give employees the legal right to request to work remotely.

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show

5 hours ago 27,802 Views 55 Comments
  • Paul Reid said virus is still "hugely prevalent".
  • Daily vaccination figures will be released from 25 January.
  • 44% of all Covid-19 cases were reported in the past 14 days.
The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Updated 6 hours ago 12,969 Views 0 Comments

New legislation on working from home; tax bills for PAYE workers; and Joe Biden unveils a $1.9 trillion rescue package…

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes
# Report
# Report

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes

6 hours ago 18,610 Views 81 Comments

Michael D Higgins issued a statement on the report published this week.

France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

7 hours ago 27,913 Views 49 Comments

Prime Minister Jean Castex also revealed new controls for those arriving from outside the EU

New York bus left hanging over bridge after crash
# Bronx
# Bronx

New York bus left hanging over bridge after crash

7 hours ago 49,855 Views 27 Comments

The deputy police chief said eight people were treated for injuries after the accident.

US President-elect Joe Biden unveils $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan
# Relief Package
# Relief Package

US President-elect Joe Biden unveils $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan

7 hours ago 23,831 Views 64 Comments

Biden is aiming to have 100 million vaccines administered by his 100th day in office.

Covid-19: UK bans passengers from South America amid concerns over new Brazilian variant
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: UK bans passengers from South America amid concerns over new Brazilian variant

7 hours ago 18,250 Views 22 Comments

The ban also covers Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde.

Five-time Olympic medallist appears in US court over Washington riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Five-time Olympic medallist appears in US court over Washington riot

8 hours ago 40,150 Views 0 Comments

Klete Keller competed in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

Opinion: Government plans for remote working are welcome, but companies must embrace the changes
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: Government plans for remote working are welcome, but companies must embrace the changes

8 hours ago 13,546 Views 13 Comments

Grow Remote’s Tracy Keogh welcomes the Government plans to legislate for more remote working but says companies must move from ‘remote-friendly’ to ‘remote-first’ for it to work.

13 for Dublin and 12 from Mayo as 10 counties feature in 2020 All-Star football nominations From The42

13 for Dublin and 12 from Mayo as 10 counties feature in 2020 All-Star football nominations

8 hours ago 21,067 Views 16 Comments

Cavan, Tipperary, Donegal, Galway, Cork, Limerick, Armagh and Kerry also have nominees.

If you received a Covid wage support in 2020, you'll find out today how much income tax you owe
# Tax Bills
# Tax Bills

If you received a Covid wage support in 2020, you'll find out today how much income tax you owe

9 hours ago 42,852 Views 74 Comments

Preliminary statements of tax liability for 2020 will be available to PAYE workers today.

Opinion: It's finally time to admit that the Government's legal advice on adoption is wrong

Opinion: It's finally time to admit that the Government's legal advice on adoption is wrong

15 hours ago 15,679 Views 46 Comments

David Kenny, Assistant Professor of Law at Trinity College, says the legal advice provided to Government in relation to rights of adopted children is flawed and a referendum on the matter is not needed.

New law will give employees the right to request remote working
# Right To Disconnect
# Right To Disconnect

New law will give employees the right to request remote working

15 hours ago 42,433 Views 49 Comments

This year a legally admissible code of practice on the right to disconnect from work – covering phone calls, emails and switch-off time – will be introduced.

Yesterday’s News

Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach

16 hours ago 45,357 Views 40 Comments

Stoke City confirmed the news in a statement this evening.

Mars digger declared defunct after failing to burrow into planet
# Dig Deep
# Dig Deep

Mars digger declared defunct after failing to burrow into planet

16 hours ago 36,328 Views 36 Comments

The digger was supposed to dig 16ft into Mars but only drilled down a couple of feet.

'Dear Gay': RTÉ has begun a call-out for a new documentary on Gay Byrne
# Dear Gay
# Dear Gay

'Dear Gay': RTÉ has begun a call-out for a new documentary on Gay Byrne

17 hours ago 19,533 Views 44 Comments

RTÉ want to hear from anyone who may have written to Gay Byrne in the past

Extra funding promised for eating disorder services last year was spent elsewhere
# Funding Failure
# Funding Failure

Extra funding promised for eating disorder services last year was spent elsewhere

17 hours ago 11,906 Views 8 Comments

Since 2018, just over 3% of money allocated to improve supports and treatment was actually spent on this by HSE.

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Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
# The Master
From The42
# The Master

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

17 hours ago 15,917 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming
# Global Warning
# Global Warning

UN warns that the world is facing 'catastrophic' warming

18 hours ago 23,645 Views 78 Comments

The UN weather agency said the warmest three years on record were 2016, 2019 and 2020.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

18 hours ago 8,331 Views 2 Comments

A quick round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: How to look at your hometown differently
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How to look at your hometown differently

18 hours ago 8,863 Views 1 Comment

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

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

19 hours ago 18,560 Views 4 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

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