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Irish - Today’s News

Prince Philip funeral procession begins with Duke's coffin taken from castle to chapel
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Prince Philip funeral procession begins with Duke's coffin taken from castle to chapel

Updated 1 hour ago 37,756 Views 52 Comments

Prince Philip will be laid to rest at the Royal Vault at St George’s Chapel following the funeral mass.

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges

1 hour ago 5,452 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges filed against her when she was arrested last July.

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials

Updated 2 hours ago 31,003 Views 97 Comments

The Health Minister has asked officials to determine if vaccinating younger people sooner would impact transmission.

Live: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship From The42

Live: Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship

2 hours ago 16,716 Views 8 Comments

Ireland take on France today in Energia Park – fresh from their superb win over Wales last weekend.

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Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery
# Whole Lotto Money
# Whole Lotto Money

Winner of €12.7 million lotto jackpot has reached out to National Lottery

2 hours ago 9,661 Views 11 Comments

The winning ticket was bought at a Circle K filling station in Kilkenny

Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year
# Summer Dining
# Summer Dining

Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year

2 hours ago 7,643 Views 12 Comments

Draft regulations would also remove a planning permission requirement to bring in awnings and coverings for outdoor dining.

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid-19: Confirmed cases in hospital continue to fall across Ireland, with slight increase in ICU numbers

3 hours ago 10,898 Views 5 Comments

The figures were published by the HSE last night

Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip
# Funeral
# Funeral

Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip

4 hours ago 23,686 Views 105 Comments

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will take place later today.

Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out

5 hours ago 6,776 Views 7 Comments

A former Prime Minister is causing trouble for the current one.

Tipperary's O'Dwyer crowned AFLW champion after win with Brisbane Lions
# Success Story
From The42
# Success Story

Tipperary's O'Dwyer crowned AFLW champion after win with Brisbane Lions

5 hours ago 19,394 Views 8 Comments

Brisbane Lions defeated Adelaide Crows 38-20 in the final.

Poll: Do you swim in the sea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you swim in the sea?

5 hours ago 24,443 Views 36 Comments

The lifting of the 5km travel limit opens up the possibility of a sea swim for more people.

'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown
# RTÉ Concert Orchestra
# RTÉ Concert Orchestra

'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown

6 hours ago 6,921 Views 3 Comments

We go behind the scenes with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

6 hours ago 7,825 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Merlin Sheldrake: 'Fungi are metabolic wizards - they can explore, scavenge and salvage ingeniously'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Merlin Sheldrake: 'Fungi are metabolic wizards - they can explore, scavenge and salvage ingeniously'

7 hours ago 5,877 Views 8 Comments

The biologist and writer shares an extract from his book Entangled Life.

'It takes a specific type of person to give 15 years of their lives to run that risk'
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

'It takes a specific type of person to give 15 years of their lives to run that risk'

7 hours ago 9,263 Views 3 Comments

What does it take to become an Olympian? Garry Doyle gets an insight from our leading athletes into the dedication required to make it to Tokyo.

NI announces 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for 'red list' arrivals
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI announces 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for 'red list' arrivals

8 hours ago 28,018 Views 35 Comments

The countries on the red list include Brazil, Kenya, South Africa and Venezuela.

Ambulance en route to sick child stood down after paramedic 'threatened colleague' during row
# Investigation
# Investigation

Ambulance en route to sick child stood down after paramedic 'threatened colleague' during row

8 hours ago 61,768 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were called to the ambulance station.

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?
# The Numbers
# The Numbers

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?

8 hours ago 19,826 Views 17 Comments

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said on Thursday that Ireland “is in a far better position” but that “we do have a way to go” yet.

'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

'We're really aware that we can provide a bit of light, with the mood in Ireland quite low at times'

8 hours ago 11,802 Views 10 Comments

Anna O’Flanagan and the Irish women’s hockey team ‘want to achieve what we know we’re capable of’ through a massive summer.

It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?
# All Change
# All Change

It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?

15 hours ago 24,776 Views 15 Comments
  • All 60-69s to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Health officials hope the J&J jab will come back on stream this quarter
  • Government still confident of June vaccine target, Michelle Hennessy reports.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont ministers accuse DUP of ‘obstructing’ north-south meetings on languages and transport

17 hours ago 21,087 Views 27 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster has claimed today’s meeting did not happen due to a timing issue.

Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told

17 hours ago 19,729 Views 21 Comments

The legal actions are about the mechanics of the quarantine scheme, and how it is being applied.

Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?
# Miggeldy
# Miggeldy

Quiz: Michael D Higgins is 80 this weekend - how much do you know about him?

18 hours ago 35,399 Views 49 Comments

The politician, poet and sociologist turns 80 on Sunday. How much do you know about him?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

18 hours ago 8,530 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of the news.

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You evening longread: The rise and rise of Amanda Gorman
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

You evening longread: The rise and rise of Amanda Gorman

19 hours ago 18,577 Views 9 Comments

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

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties
# Covid Breaches
# Covid Breaches

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties

19 hours ago 16,800 Views 35 Comments

All adults in a car on a non-essential journey may be liable for a €100 fine each, Gardaí said.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated 19 hours ago 22,858 Views 19 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pregnant women in the UK should be offered Covid-19 vaccines - experts

20 hours ago 11,011 Views 13 Comments

In Ireland, women who are between 14-33 weeks pregnant can get the Pfizer vaccine if they consult with their clinician.

Have you seen Jennifer? The 16-year-old is missing from Kerry since Tuesday
# Tralee
# Tralee

Have you seen Jennifer? The 16-year-old is missing from Kerry since Tuesday

20 hours ago 19,327 Views 3 Comments

Jennifer Dunkova is missing from her home in Tralee.

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told
# Anthony Rogers
# Anthony Rogers

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told

20 hours ago 25,756 Views 0 Comments

The most serious injuries were to the left side of the deceased’s head and neck area, where there were 11 stab wounds, the court heard.

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names

21 hours ago 36,697 Views 12 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway
# Bothar Na DTreabh
# Bothar Na DTreabh

Driver ejected from taxi on motorway after late-night taxi hijacking in Galway

Updated 21 hours ago 38,711 Views 3 Comments

Two men have been charged and will appear before Galway District Court this evening.

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Gardaí find stash of weapons after man brandished gun in Mayo

21 hours ago 21,505 Views 4 Comments

He was arrested this morning.

Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office
# Phone Scam
# Phone Scam

Public warned of phone scam where caller claims to be from Attorney General's office

21 hours ago 12,456 Views 6 Comments

The Office of the Attorney General does not request PPS numbers or bank details from the public.

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Department Of Health
# Department Of Health

Coronavirus: 11 deaths across several months and 420 new cases confirmed in Ireland

21 hours ago 87,882 Views 125 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears

Updated 22 hours ago 13,210 Views 0 Comments

The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizzness Time
From The42
# It's Quizzness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

22 hours ago 23,418 Views 2 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system
# Red List
# Red List

European Commission writes to government expressing concerns about hotel quarantine system

Updated 22 hours ago 29,063 Views 99 Comments
  • A European Commission spokesperson suggested there are other ways to protect public health.
  • Justice Minister Helen McEntee has defended legal advice over the measure, intended to prevent variants of concern.
  • The Irish Government has ten days to reply to the Commission.
The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

23 hours ago 5,925 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pearse Doherty: KBC exit is body blow to customers and staff that will reduce competition

23 hours ago 14,194 Views 37 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says the move leaves the future of the Irish banking sector uncertain.

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