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Irish - Today’s News

Opinion: The future of Ireland's economy depends on the digital education of our children
# Education
# Education

Opinion: The future of Ireland's economy depends on the digital education of our children

16 minutes ago 369 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Molloy of Olus Education says the schools’ curriculum needs to keep up to prepare for the careers of tomorrow.

LIVE: Republic of Ireland vs Sweden, Women's World Cup Qualifier From The42
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LIVE: Republic of Ireland vs Sweden, Women's World Cup Qualifier

Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work
# Call For Change
# Call For Change

Most arts employees have witnessed or experienced "damaging behaviour" at work

33 minutes ago 1,471 Views 1 Comment

Minister Catherine Martin says it’s unacceptable that perpetrators are often those with positions of authority.

The Explainer: Why are Covid cases rising despite Ireland's high vaccination rate?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why are Covid cases rising despite Ireland's high vaccination rate?

46 minutes ago 1,234 Views 0 Comments

We speak to a virologist to get the latest.

Former council worker jailed for releasing rats into workplace
# Cork
# Cork

Former council worker jailed for releasing rats into workplace

55 minutes ago 7,586 Views 0 Comments

The 61-year-old also paid €3k in compensation.

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles

1 hour ago 3,074 Views 1 Comment

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to Tuesday’s puzzle.)

More Ireland players 'stepping up to be a professional footballer, training full-time'
# Progression
From The42
# Progression

More Ireland players 'stepping up to be a professional footballer, training full-time'

Updated 1 hour ago 7,086 Views 1 Comment

Louise Quinn is encouraged by the progress the squad have made of late.

CAB seizes 11 vehicles from motor dealership in operation targeting organised crime
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

CAB seizes 11 vehicles from motor dealership in operation targeting organised crime

1 hour ago 14,656 Views 7 Comments

The raid is linked to a similar seizure in west Dublin earlier this year.

Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Cases
# Daily Cases

Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

1 hour ago 21,544 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November
# Rent Cap
# Rent Cap

Govt accused of making 'dog's dinner' of rental crisis, as new rent cap law not ready until November

1 hour ago 4,723 Views 11 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said inflation is now running at over 4.3%.

HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards

2 hours ago 3,128 Views 1 Comment

The guidelines can be implemented from 1 November.

Gardaí catch 316 motorists speeding during first eleven hours of National Slow Down Day
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Gardaí catch 316 motorists speeding during first eleven hours of National Slow Down Day

Updated 2 hours ago 36,150 Views 89 Comments

Gardaí will particularly be focusing on rural roads throughout the day.

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Dublin City Council unveils plaque honouring anti-slavery leader Fredrick Douglass

Updated 2 hours ago 16,051 Views 38 Comments

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass visited Ireland in 1845.

Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules

2 hours ago 7,866 Views 50 Comments

Speaking in Brussels today, he said the Government was looking at further options to ensure Covid rules were being followed.

Number of Covid 19 outbreaks in schools jumps five-fold in a week
# School Outbreaks
# School Outbreaks

Number of Covid 19 outbreaks in schools jumps five-fold in a week

2 hours ago 7,659 Views 11 Comments

Five outbreaks came from the HSE Mid West area, three from the North West, two from both the South and Midlands, with one each from the East, West and North East.

One thousand people are registering for the Covid-19 vaccine daily, says HSE
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

One thousand people are registering for the Covid-19 vaccine daily, says HSE

2 hours ago 10,329 Views 72 Comments

Current ICU figures show that 52% of patients are not vaccinated.

Dublin man wanted over €27 million drug trafficking operation arrested in Lanzarote
# Spain
# Spain

Dublin man wanted over €27 million drug trafficking operation arrested in Lanzarote

2 hours ago 16,349 Views 0 Comments

Gary Vickery is an associate of Thomas ‘Bomber’ Kavanagh who is linked to the Kinahan Organised Crime Group.

'We put the Davy Fitz going to Galway story in the WhatsApp group. Henry didn't say a word'
# The King
From The42
# The King

'We put the Davy Fitz going to Galway story in the WhatsApp group. Henry didn't say a word'

4 hours ago 31,943 Views 7 Comments

Aidan Fogarty says his former Kilkenny team-mate didn’t drop any hints about the appointment.

State could buy 500,000 antigen tests per week as Govt told rapid testing may play 'important role'
# Rapid Testing
# Rapid Testing

State could buy 500,000 antigen tests per week as Govt told rapid testing may play 'important role'

4 hours ago 8,265 Views 39 Comments

Ireland is understood to have two million rapid tests in stock.

Further talks on hospitality reopening today as vintners slam 'chaotic situation'
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Further talks on hospitality reopening today as vintners slam 'chaotic situation'

Updated 5 hours ago 30,171 Views 48 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said guidance would be practical and that common sense will apply.
  • Donall O'Keeffe, CEO of the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has described the situation as "chaotic".
  • Health officials last night confirmed 2,148 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
HSE facing court action over Limerick woman’s death from blood clots
# EVE CLEARY
# EVE CLEARY

HSE facing court action over Limerick woman’s death from blood clots

5 hours ago 12,364 Views 0 Comments

The proceedings, being brought by Eve Cleary’s parents and siblings, claims medical negligence.

Legal costs for families of R116 victims to be resolved ‘very quickly’, says Eamon Ryan
# R116
# R116

Legal costs for families of R116 victims to be resolved ‘very quickly’, says Eamon Ryan

5 hours ago 11,485 Views 11 Comments

The Transport Minister denied the Government objected to the awarding of legal costs to the families.

Financial services firm Grant Thornton to create 1,000 new roles over three years
# Jobs Watch
# Jobs Watch

Financial services firm Grant Thornton to create 1,000 new roles over three years

5 hours ago 6,012 Views 0 Comments

The new roles are aimed at both experienced and graduate hires.

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth
# Trains
# Trains

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth

6 hours ago 14,639 Views 16 Comments

The rail provider has put a revised timetable in place that will close some lines which will be served with bus transfers instead.

Around 21,000 people affected by boil water notice for Wexford
# Boil Water Notice
# Boil Water Notice

Around 21,000 people affected by boil water notice for Wexford

6 hours ago 9,483 Views 4 Comments

It is due to issues with the disinfection process in the water supply for the area.

Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees
# An Post Ibas
# An Post Ibas

Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees

7 hours ago 5,809 Views 4 Comments

The awards will take place at a ceremony on 23 November.

Armagh service hears partition 'remains a symbol of cultural, political and religious division'
# Ni Centenary
# Ni Centenary

Armagh service hears partition 'remains a symbol of cultural, political and religious division'

Updated 7 hours ago 29,307 Views 57 Comments

Neither heads of state of Ireland or the UK were in attendance at the event.

CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'

7 hours ago 21,453 Views 58 Comments

The CMO said it is “a really concerning practice”.

Adam Griggs to step down as Ireland coach, Greg McWilliams confirmed as successor
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Adam Griggs to step down as Ireland coach, Greg McWilliams confirmed as successor

8 hours ago 11,940 Views 5 Comments

The change will take place following November’s Autumn Test matches.

Sharp increase for drug and alcohol support services in Midlands - Merchants Quay Ireland
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Sharp increase for drug and alcohol support services in Midlands - Merchants Quay Ireland

10 hours ago 6,189 Views 7 Comments

Almost 10,000 people accessed MQI’s services last year with almost 50,000 meals given to homeless people on a take-away basis.

Shoppers being warned to protect themselves from rogue traders in lead up to Christmas
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Shoppers being warned to protect themselves from rogue traders in lead up to Christmas

10 hours ago 7,161 Views 2 Comments

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has issued advice to consumers.

'He was down inside his own 6-yard box towards the end defending, you could see him sprinting' - Solskjaer on Ronaldo
# Praise
From The42
# Praise

'He was down inside his own 6-yard box towards the end defending, you could see him sprinting' - Solskjaer on Ronaldo

Updated 10 hours ago 43,420 Views 24 Comments

The Portuguese star was previously criticised for his lack of defensive work.

Poll: Would you walk out of a pub or restaurant if they didn't check your Covid cert on entry?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you walk out of a pub or restaurant if they didn't check your Covid cert on entry?

11 hours ago 59,563 Views 147 Comments

Covid-19 Digital Certificates will still be required for indoor hospitality from tomorrow.

Opinion: Make no mistake - this UK government will not rest until the Protocol is gone
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: Make no mistake - this UK government will not rest until the Protocol is gone

12 hours ago 23,160 Views 36 Comments

Former negotiator Sydney Nash says it’s sovereignty, not sausages, that the UK government cares about.

How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines
# Is The Coast Clear?
# Is The Coast Clear?

How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines

19 hours ago 27,366 Views 16 Comments
  • Projects to safeguard Irish railways from climate change long-term are at early stages, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Coastal erosion on the south-east line and flooding in Ballycar have been exacerbated by climate change.
  • However, it could be up to 10 years before the measures are fully implemented.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Israel reports subvariant of Delta coronavirus strain
# Delta
# Delta

Israel reports subvariant of Delta coronavirus strain

20 hours ago 44,593 Views 49 Comments

The AY 4.2. variant has turned up several times in the United Kingdom.

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions
# CAP
# CAP

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions

21 hours ago 11,621 Views 23 Comments

The Agriculture Minister confirmed that farmers will have to participate in eco-schemes to avail themselves of 25% of funding available under part of the programme.

Covid weddings: 11.30pm finish scrapped and now 10 can be at a table
# Relaxed
# Relaxed

Covid weddings: 11.30pm finish scrapped and now 10 can be at a table

21 hours ago 33,102 Views 25 Comments

Capacity limits at religious ceremonies have also been removed

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