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Irish - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?
# What A Waste
# What A Waste

Poll: Have you noticed more litter in your area during lockdown?

Sat 10:00 AM 28,504 Views 62 Comments

Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty recently hit out at the “phenomenal” amount of dog faeces in Irish villages.

'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'If the Commission dissolves tomorrow, we'll be denied justice': Survivor says testimony was 'misrepresented'

Sat 9:30 AM 8,466 Views 0 Comments

One survivor says her experience was “misrepresented” to a “shocking extent” in the final report by the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sat 8:55 AM 11,101 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

Sat 8:36 AM 22,346 Views 13 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

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Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China

Sat 8:00 AM 18,896 Views 44 Comments

Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.

Post-mortems to be carried out on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork
# North Cork
# North Cork

Post-mortems to be carried out on bodies of three brothers found dead in Cork

Sat 7:55 AM 33,735 Views 0 Comments

Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy were found dead after an extensive garda operation.

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Sat 7:30 AM 38,315 Views 33 Comments

Rory McNab shares his newfound love of collecting litter along Dublin’s Grand Canal, which has provided an unexpected pick-me-up in lockdown.

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision
# Meet The New Boss
From The42
# Meet The New Boss

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision

Sat 7:00 AM 14,774 Views 14 Comments

Jonathan Hill is the FAI’s first permanent CEO since John Delaney, and yesterday he explained how he plans to drag Irish football from its miserable recent past.

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works

Sat 6:30 AM 14,776 Views 12 Comments

The work involves replacing old cast iron water mains.

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Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
From The42
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

Sat 6:30 AM 13,937 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

Sat 12:05 AM 30,688 Views 40 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

Irish - Friday 26 February, 2021

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Wife of Richard O’Halloran 'overwhelmed at support’ as family mark two years of Irishman’s detention in China

Fri 10:59 PM 33,844 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds gathered online this evening for a prayer service via Zoom.

Average disposable income in north and west of Ireland €3,240 below State average
# CSO Data
# CSO Data

Average disposable income in north and west of Ireland €3,240 below State average

Fri 10:30 PM 37,975 Views 33 Comments

Sinn Féin MEP Chris MacManus called it a “worrying trend”.

Here are the winners from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards
# Photography
# Photography

Here are the winners from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards

Fri 10:11 PM 29,248 Views 11 Comments

Inpho photographer James Crombie has been announced as press photographer of the year.

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Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist

Updated Fri 9:46 PM 21,438 Views 40 Comments

The report was released by Joe Biden’s administration this evening.

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?

Fri 9:30 PM 47,855 Views 13 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
# Sheikha Latifa
# Sheikha Latifa

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess

Fri 9:23 PM 60,342 Views 74 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Fri 9:04 PM 7,991 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a round up of today’s news.

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list

Fri 8:55 PM 52,192 Views 65 Comments

The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.

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Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor
# Barrys Team
From The42
# Barrys Team

Ireland appoint Chelsea coach as Damien Duff's successor

Fri 8:37 PM 32,933 Views 21 Comments

Anthony Barry will continue working on Thomas Tuchel’s staff at Stamford Bridge.

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?

Fri 8:31 PM 24,289 Views 0 Comments

Unions have called for regular rapid testing as part of the re-opening of schools next month.

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit
# Longread
# Longread

Your evening longread: Alice Cooper on making rock n'roll in Detroit

Fri 8:30 PM 5,612 Views 0 Comments

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

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Fri 8:05 PM 9,843 Views 13 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

Fri 7:20 PM 35,675 Views 40 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

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Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

Fri 7:07 PM 49,533 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

Fri 6:53 PM 99,908 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".
DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports

Fri 6:38 PM 47,316 Views 37 Comments

DUP minister for agriculture Gordon Lyons has also stopped any further recruitment of inspection staff.

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week
# Deputy Medical Officer
# Deputy Medical Officer

Ronan Glynn asks parents not to organise play dates or meet at school gates as schools to reopen next week

Fri 6:07 PM 36,543 Views 85 Comments

Around 320,000 students are to return to school buildings next week as part of a phased reopening.

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case

Fri 6:00 PM 31,332 Views 24 Comments

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

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Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'
# Warning
# Warning

Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'

Fri 6:00 PM 11,533 Views 0 Comments

A campaign to re-open essential business began earlier this year.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:24 PM 25,344 Views 7 Comments

Let’s see how closely you’ve been paying attention to the headlines this week.

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 5:23 PM 81,096 Views 186 Comments

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

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown
# Cork
# Cork

Third body found following Garda search connected to deaths of two brothers in Mitchelstown

Updated Fri 5:00 PM 275,074 Views 1 Comment

The house in Mitchelstown has been sealed off and an investigation is continuing.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

Fri 4:45 PM 6,275 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port

Fri 4:02 PM 13,089 Views 58 Comments

The find included two kilos of cannabis infused jelly sweets.

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Fines
# Fines

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Fri 3:47 PM 15,160 Views 52 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say

Fri 3:19 PM 7,387 Views 13 Comments

The latest figures show that there were 8,313 men, women and children in emergency accommodation in January.

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19

Fri 3:08 PM 9,584 Views 15 Comments

The findings are contained in the CSO’s latest ‘Social Impact of Covid-19 Survey’.

O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission
# Deleted Tapes
# Deleted Tapes

O'Gorman says there is 'no meaningful reason' to extend Mother and Baby Homes Commission

Fri 3:02 PM 7,965 Views 9 Comments

The minister noted that members of the commission “can’t be compelled to come before the Oireachtas”.

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

Fri 3:00 PM 17,939 Views 5 Comments

Ireland fans will be focused on tomorrow’s meeting with Italy in the Six Nations.