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1,200 inmates to receive Covid vaccines this week as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates to receive Covid vaccines this week as wider roll-out to prisons begins

5 minutes ago 219 Views 1 Comment

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns
# Gb News
# Gb News

Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns

8 minutes ago 935 Views 0 Comments

The new channel is regularly compared to a British version of Fox News.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

12 minutes ago 534 Views 0 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

The Football Family on Euro 2020: Mbappe impresses as France signal their intent
# Perfect 10
From The42
# Perfect 10

The Football Family on Euro 2020: Mbappe impresses as France signal their intent

18 minutes ago 36 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest episode in our series of Euro 2020 podcasts.

Malaysian court overturns Nora Quoirin inquest verdict
# Nóra Quoirin Inquest
# Nóra Quoirin Inquest

Malaysian court overturns Nora Quoirin inquest verdict

32 minutes ago 4,732 Views 0 Comments

The family of Nora have campaigned for a change in the original verdict.

Join us on Thursday for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

Join us on Thursday for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis

38 minutes ago 379 Views 1 Comment

The panel will be hosted by reporter Cónal Thomas and kicks off at 7pm.

Wright pokes fun at Keane's 'captain's armband' on the ITV panel
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

Wright pokes fun at Keane's 'captain's armband' on the ITV panel

43 minutes ago 2,311 Views 3 Comments

The pair were alongside Roy’s old foe Patrick Vieira for last night’s heavyweight meeting of France and Germany.

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

1 hour ago 5,345 Views 11 Comments

This year’s Bloomsday Festival will run all week with most events accessible online.

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on

1 hour ago 2,188 Views 6 Comments

All 24 teams at Euro 2020 signed a ‘concussion charter’ designed to improve the care of players during games.

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
# High Court
# High Court

Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report

2 hours ago 7,010 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
  • The Government is set to argue that Lee and others taking legal action are not identifiable in the final report, Órla Ryan reports
  • It will also stress the fact that, although set up by the Government, the Commission acted independently

# canberra - Monday 20 January, 2020

'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires
# Canberra
# Canberra

'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires

Jan 20th 2020, 11:18 AM 30,170 Views 29 Comments

Emergency services were warning people there to “move cars undercover and away from trees and power lines”.

# canberra - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill
# Scott Morrison
# Scott Morrison

Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill

Feb 12th 2019, 9:42 AM 29,115 Views 19 Comments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week ruled out calling a snap election if his government was defeated over the “stupid” bill.

# canberra - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies
# Australia
# Australia

Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies

Jan 9th 2019, 7:13 AM 5,748 Views 0 Comments

The packages are not believed to be harmful.

# canberra - Monday 26 February, 2018

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'
# So Attractive
# So Attractive

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'

Feb 26th 2018, 7:28 PM 48,729 Views 45 Comments

Reporter Charles Wooley has landed himself in hot water with New Zealand viewers for his interview technique.

# canberra - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers
# Phew
# Phew

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

Sep 27th 2016, 9:11 AM 20,428 Views 18 Comments

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

# canberra - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights
# Super Festive
# Super Festive

Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights

Nov 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,162 Views 15 Comments

The record was set by Canberra lawyer David Richards.

# canberra - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

"The suppository of all wisdom": Australia's gaffe-prone Tony Abbott - in his own words
# Hey Abbott
# Hey Abbott

"The suppository of all wisdom": Australia's gaffe-prone Tony Abbott - in his own words

Sep 15th 2015, 6:15 PM 17,258 Views 21 Comments

The just-replaced prime minister has dropped quite a few clangers over the years.

# canberra - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try
# Team Score
From The42
# Team Score

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try

May 31st 2015, 9:39 AM 5,001 Views 4 Comments

There was a classic team try in the NRL this weekend.

# canberra - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Australian who left Irish tourist on life support avoids further jail time
# Canberra
# Canberra

Australian who left Irish tourist on life support avoids further jail time

May 9th 2015, 3:36 PM 38,246 Views 60 Comments

Daniel Byrne delivered a vicious, “one punch” attack on Kerryman Timothy McCarthy.

# canberra - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Child with autism 'kept in cage-like structure' inside classroom
# Australia
# Australia

Child with autism 'kept in cage-like structure' inside classroom

Apr 2nd 2015, 3:31 PM 19,070 Views 23 Comments

Australian authorities have launched an investigation into the claims.

# canberra - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat
# Reality Check
From The42
# Reality Check

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 23,631 Views 26 Comments

Ireland slip to fourth in Pool B after this morning’s loss.

Ireland's biggest challenge awaits but 'no fear' mentality needed against South Africa
# CWC15
From The42
# CWC15

Ireland's biggest challenge awaits but 'no fear' mentality needed against South Africa

Mar 3rd 2015, 12:08 AM 4,885 Views 5 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side continue their World Cup campaign tonight.

# canberra - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Couples devastated as Australia's top court overrules same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Couples devastated as Australia's top court overrules same-sex marriage

Dec 12th 2013, 8:20 AM 18,713 Views 230 Comments

There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.

# canberra - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

The winners and losers from the Lions’ defeat to the Brumbies
# Capital Punishment
From The42
# Capital Punishment

The winners and losers from the Lions’ defeat to the Brumbies

Jun 18th 2013, 1:44 PM 8,200 Views 12 Comments

Few players put their hand up in the Australian capital for Test match selection apart from the benchwarmers.

As it happened: Lions v Brumbies, 2013 Tour From The42
Live Jun 18th 2013, 12:32 PM

As it happened: Lions v Brumbies, 2013 Tour

# canberra - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Mafia-style end for Australia's flawed Obama mugs
# Diplomacy
From The Daily Edge
# Diplomacy

Mafia-style end for Australia's flawed Obama mugs

May 23rd 2012, 12:54 PM 4,060 Views 1 Comment

200 mugs were commissioned for an abandoned visit to Australia in 2010 – but they spelt the President’s name wrong.

# canberra - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trapped by angry protesters
# Australia
# Australia

Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trapped by angry protesters

Jan 26th 2012, 8:18 AM 2,350 Views 12 Comments

The PM was at an Australia Day event with opposition leader Tony Abbott, who has been criticised by Aboriginal activists for his comments on the Tent Embassy.

# canberra - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Two die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms in Australia
# Australia
# Australia

Two die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms in Australia

Jan 4th 2012, 11:02 AM 3,367 Views 4 Comments

Four people were hospitalised after eating the fungi at a New Year’s Eve party last weekend.

# canberra - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
# Pricey
From The Daily Edge
# Pricey

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,111 Views 25 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# canberra - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Injured Irish tourist off life support after Canberra assault
# Canberra
# Canberra

Injured Irish tourist off life support after Canberra assault

Aug 3rd 2011, 10:57 AM 688 Views 0 Comments

Timothy McCarthy, a 41-year-old from Kerry, has been taken off life support as his condition slowly improves.

# canberra - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

# canberra - Monday 25 July, 2011

Irishman fighting for his life after Canberra assault
# Australia
# Australia

Irishman fighting for his life after Canberra assault

Jul 25th 2011, 11:32 AM 1,164 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the family of the injured 41-year-old Irishman.

# canberra - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Jun 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 337 Views 2 Comments

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

# canberra - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Super 15 on the cards for McGahan?
# Moving On?
From The42
# Moving On?

Super 15 on the cards for McGahan?

Mar 31st 2011, 11:15 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

Reports suggest that the Munster coach is on a shortlist being compiled by Australian side ACT Brumbies.

# canberra - Friday 18 March, 2011

Riots break out in Australian detention centre
# Riots
# Riots

Riots break out in Australian detention centre

Mar 18th 2011, 2:50 PM 744 Views 0 Comments

Police fired ‘bean bag’ rounds and used tear gas canisters to gain control over the centre last night.