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#Green Light

# green-light - Thursday 28 April, 2022

AIB cleared to acquire €4.2 billion Ulster Bank loan porfolio
# Green Light
# Green Light

AIB cleared to acquire €4.2 billion Ulster Bank loan porfolio

Apr 28th 2022, 9:47 PM 18,424 Views 27 Comments

Ulster Bank is set to withdraw all of its banking services from Ireland.

# green-light - Thursday 3 March, 2022

EU clears Moderna vaccine for young children and Pfizer boosters for over-12s
# Green Light
# Green Light

EU clears Moderna vaccine for young children and Pfizer boosters for over-12s

Mar 3rd 2022, 2:48 PM 8,616 Views 34 Comments

The Moderna vaccine for younger children will be a half-dose of what is given to older teenagers and adults.

# green-light - Saturday 26 February, 2022

All-Ireland football championship to be revamped in 2023 as Green Proposal passes Congress
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

All-Ireland football championship to be revamped in 2023 as Green Proposal passes Congress

Feb 26th 2022, 12:20 PM 48,201 Views 39 Comments

GAA approves plan to introduce tiered championship and round-robin format from 2023.

# green-light - Monday 14 February, 2022

Russian skater Valieva cleared to continue at Olympics despite doping
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Russian skater Valieva cleared to continue at Olympics despite doping

Feb 14th 2022, 8:01 AM 33,449 Views 20 Comments

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected a number of appeals to have the 15-year-old’s suspension reinstated.

# green-light - Friday 21 January, 2022

At a glance: The vast majority of Covid measures lift from 6am – here's what you need to know
# Key Dates
# Key Dates

At a glance: The vast majority of Covid measures lift from 6am – here's what you need to know

Jan 21st 2022, 6:58 PM 122,619 Views 118 Comments
  • From tomorrow, visiting rules will be scrapped and any number of households will be allowed to gather.
  • Bars, restaurants and nightclubs will be allowed to operate normal trading times without Covid passes, masks for customers or social distancing.
  • The phased return to the workplace will begin on Monday.

# green-light - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Carty a doubt as Connacht and Munster push on with prep for inter-pro
# New Year's Day
From The42
# New Year's Day

Carty a doubt as Connacht and Munster push on with prep for inter-pro

Dec 28th 2021, 1:55 PM 8,522 Views 2 Comments

Both provinces have high player availability but will undergo further testing later this week.

# green-light - Thursday 23 December, 2021

With just 9 senior outfield players to choose from, Benitez left stunned as Everton game gets green light
# Perplexed
From The42
# Perplexed

With just 9 senior outfield players to choose from, Benitez left stunned as Everton game gets green light

Dec 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 43,658 Views 13 Comments

The manager revealed five members of his squad tested positive following a 1-1 draw at Chelsea.

# green-light - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Rangnick granted work permit to take charge of Man United
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Rangnick granted work permit to take charge of Man United

Dec 2nd 2021, 1:12 PM 5,839 Views 4 Comments

The 63-year-old’s first game at the helm will be at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

# green-light - Monday 29 November, 2021

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa

Nov 29th 2021, 2:10 PM 28,155 Views 10 Comments

Two members of the touring party will have to remain in Cape Town.

# green-light - Monday 8 November, 2021

Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval
# Holy Cross College
# Holy Cross College

Controversial development of 1,600 rental units in Drumcondra granted approval

Nov 8th 2021, 3:41 PM 30,633 Views 53 Comments

The development has been the focus of significant public opposition, including from Dublin City Council.

# green-light - Monday 11 October, 2021

'We've got to be thankful to the English FA, clubs and managers that gave the players the green light'
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

'We've got to be thankful to the English FA, clubs and managers that gave the players the green light'

Oct 11th 2021, 12:50 PM 3,613 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford was relieved after the majority of the Irish U21 squad were permitted to travel to Montenegro.

# green-light - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Amnesty voices 'sportswashing' fears over Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle
# New Owners
From The42
# New Owners

Amnesty voices 'sportswashing' fears over Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 6:31 PM 19,151 Views 31 Comments

The controversial takeover bid previously hit the rocks last year after an outcry from Qatar-based beIN Sports.

# green-light - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Green light for €475 million DIT Kevin Street redevelopment plan
# Kevin Street
# Kevin Street

Green light for €475 million DIT Kevin Street redevelopment plan

Sep 1st 2021, 6:37 PM 22,821 Views 18 Comments

DCC granted planning permission for the scheme last year but the decision was appealed.

# green-light - Monday 16 August, 2021

Basketball's '21/22 National League season to finally begin in October
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Basketball's '21/22 National League season to finally begin in October

Aug 16th 2021, 2:20 PM 2,820 Views 0 Comments

Senior Super League and Division One clubs will be allowed to resume collective training from this day next week, 23 August.

# green-light - Thursday 5 August, 2021

What's happening with public transport in your county right now? Here's a rundown
# Green Light
# Green Light

What's happening with public transport in your county right now? Here's a rundown

Aug 5th 2021, 9:30 PM 25,083 Views 17 Comments
  • We spoke to city and county councils around Ireland to find the latest details on transport infrastructure.
  • From greenways to bus shelters, here are some of the key transport projects underway in each county.

# green-light - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Confirmation of planning permission a 'momentous' milestone for Casement Park redevelopment project
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Confirmation of planning permission a 'momentous' milestone for Casement Park redevelopment project

Jul 28th 2021, 8:29 PM 7,492 Views 4 Comments

Construction is set to commence in the first half of 2022.

# green-light - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

GAA confirm crowds of 500 permitted at National League games in Northern Ireland
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

GAA confirm crowds of 500 permitted at National League games in Northern Ireland

Updated May 25th 2021, 9:30 PM 11,791 Views 7 Comments

The development only applies to games which take place in the Six Counties.

# green-light - Monday 17 May, 2021

Almost 40% favour legalising cannabis for recreational use, over 90% in favour of medicinal use
# Green Light
# Green Light

Almost 40% favour legalising cannabis for recreational use, over 90% in favour of medicinal use

May 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,856 Views 145 Comments

New polling by Red C on behalf of The Journal shines a light on the nation’s views on legalising cannabis.

# green-light - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Highly-rated Sevilla midfielder Ryan Johansson wins long battle to represent Ireland
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Highly-rated Sevilla midfielder Ryan Johansson wins long battle to represent Ireland

May 12th 2021, 10:02 AM 78,461 Views 41 Comments

The former Bayern Munich midfielder has won a lengthy battle with Fifa.

# green-light - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Outdoor team sports training can resume on 10 May and matches without spectators from 7 June

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 6:23 PM 16,647 Views 6 Comments

Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will also be able to reopen their doors on 7 June,

# green-light - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Uefa to allow expanded squads of 26 at Euros this summer
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Uefa to allow expanded squads of 26 at Euros this summer

Apr 27th 2021, 2:31 PM 1,691 Views 0 Comments

England manager Gareth Southgate looks to be among those that would benefit most from the changes.

# green-light - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

France v Scotland Six Nations match to be played as scheduled this weekend
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

France v Scotland Six Nations match to be played as scheduled this weekend

Updated Feb 24th 2021, 1:22 PM 4,768 Views 2 Comments

Tournament organisers ‘continue to monitor the situation very closely’ ahead of Sunday’s game.

# green-light - Saturday 20 February, 2021

No place for Shamrock Rovers II, Treaty United confirmed as new entry to League of Ireland
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

No place for Shamrock Rovers II, Treaty United confirmed as new entry to League of Ireland

Feb 20th 2021, 9:04 PM 7,809 Views 10 Comments

10 teams have been confirmed to compete in the First Division in 2021.

# green-light - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'
# Green Light
# Green Light

Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'

Feb 10th 2021, 4:44 PM 24,167 Views 47 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan was accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government last week by FF Willie O’Dea.

# green-light - Friday 29 January, 2021

EU medicines agency approves Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for everyone over 18
# Green Light
# Green Light

EU medicines agency approves Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for everyone over 18

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 4:05 PM 62,214 Views 43 Comments
  • Vaccine touted as 'game-changer' due to relative ease of transport and storage
  • EMA notes it cannot estimate efficacy for over 55s
  • AstraZeneca dispute with EU sees contract published
  • Ireland due to receive over 280,000 doses in next two months

# green-light - Thursday 28 January, 2021

French government gives Six Nations the go-ahead
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

French government gives Six Nations the go-ahead

Jan 28th 2021, 11:12 PM 5,318 Views 7 Comments

The France national team will be given a quarantine exemption for the competition, though the decision is being kept under review.

# green-light - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

10 days out from Six Nations, organisers still await final decision from France
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

10 days out from Six Nations, organisers still await final decision from France

Jan 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 14,927 Views 5 Comments

French authorities have expressed concerns over the ‘UK strain’ of Covid-19.

# green-light - Monday 4 January, 2021

'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents

Jan 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 14,852 Views 10 Comments

Four vans looking to travel to the UK had issues yesterday at Dublin Port.

# green-light - Friday 4 December, 2020

Man United gets go-ahead to trial 'safe-standing' at Old Trafford
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Man United gets go-ahead to trial 'safe-standing' at Old Trafford

Dec 4th 2020, 5:23 PM 6,203 Views 5 Comments

1,500 barrier seats will be installed at the Premier League club’s ground early next year.

# green-light - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'It's a massive sense of safety for each player' - Hurling stars back GAA championship start
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

'It's a massive sense of safety for each player' - Hurling stars back GAA championship start

Updated Oct 20th 2020, 3:05 PM 20,738 Views 22 Comments

Tony Kelly and Cian Lynch are happy to see Sunday’s Munster hurling clash set to go ahead.

# green-light - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Green light! Irish rugby gets the all-clear to return this weekend
# Testing
From The42
# Testing

Green light! Irish rugby gets the all-clear to return this weekend

Aug 20th 2020, 6:14 PM 5,479 Views 1 Comment

The latest round of Covid-19 testing in the provinces returned zero positive tests.

# green-light - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Good news in athletics circles as national championships to proceed as planned behind closed doors
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Good news in athletics circles as national championships to proceed as planned behind closed doors

Aug 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 3,301 Views 0 Comments

The 148th consecutive edition of the championships kicks off at Santry’s Morton Stadium on Saturday.

# green-light - Monday 20 July, 2020

Carlow GAA club cleared to return to play following player's positive Covid test
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Carlow GAA club cleared to return to play following player's positive Covid test

Jul 20th 2020, 12:27 PM 3,321 Views 0 Comments

An Old Leighlin GAA player had tested positive but further tests within the club have now come back negative.

# green-light - Thursday 2 July, 2020

FAI board approves format for League of Ireland restart on 31 July
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

FAI board approves format for League of Ireland restart on 31 July

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:42 PM 2,669 Views 0 Comments

Some Premier Division clubs were against the relegation plans in particular.

# green-light - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'Excited' about knockout football championship and fears over future of family-run pub during lockdown
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

'Excited' about knockout football championship and fears over future of family-run pub during lockdown

Updated Jun 28th 2020, 7:44 PM 34,094 Views 2 Comments

Kevin Cassidy talks about the exciting battles that await in the GAA season, and life in lockdown.

# green-light - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Ulster and Connacht Coronavirus-free as provinces set for full return
# Rugby Returns
From The42
# Rugby Returns

Ulster and Connacht Coronavirus-free as provinces set for full return

Jun 27th 2020, 1:35 PM 4,519 Views 4 Comments

Leinster and Munster delivered zero positives after testing last week.

# green-light - Monday 15 June, 2020

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government
# Green Light
# Green Light

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 11:16 PM 18,175 Views 97 Comments

The Green Party have voted in favour of the proposed programme for government but there have been four abstentions.

# green-light - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Austria to stage Formula 1 season opener in July
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Austria to stage Formula 1 season opener in July

May 30th 2020, 2:32 PM 2,894 Views 5 Comments

The race will take place without spectators.

# green-light - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

US judge rules that salvage firm can recover Titanic’s telegraph machine which sent distress signals
# SOS
# SOS

US judge rules that salvage firm can recover Titanic’s telegraph machine which sent distress signals

May 19th 2020, 9:45 PM 26,823 Views 29 Comments

The Titanic sank in 1912 after colliding with an iceberg.

# green-light - Thursday 27 February, 2020

American-born striker links up with Ireland squad after receiving international clearance
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

American-born striker links up with Ireland squad after receiving international clearance

Feb 27th 2020, 10:33 AM 6,075 Views 6 Comments

Kyra Carusa has been added to the squad for the games with Greece and Montenegro.

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