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Today’s News

Tributes paid to French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, who has died aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, who has died aged 73

Updated 39 minutes ago 24,806 Views 3 Comments

His dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B.

WHO chief warns against talk of ‘endgame’ in pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

WHO chief warns against talk of ‘endgame’ in pandemic

2 hours ago 31,270 Views 34 Comments

His comments come after Dr David Nabarro said the virus should not be likened to the flu.

Parachute Regiment flags appear in Derry ahead of 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

Parachute Regiment flags appear in Derry ahead of 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

2 hours ago 19,885 Views 0 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said the flags are “an insult to the survivors of Bloody Sunday and the victims’ families”.

Ukraine invasion would be 'violent and bloody' for Russia, says Johnson
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine invasion would be 'violent and bloody' for Russia, says Johnson

Updated 3 hours ago 33,693 Views 77 Comments

It comes as the EU has said that it will not follow the US and UK and withdraw embassy staff from Kyiv

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'
# Skippers
From The42
# Skippers

'I'm not sure the refs are going to be too happy having to deal with me and him!'

4 hours ago 30,004 Views 6 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar will face off as captains in their sides’ Six Nations opener.

Coveney: Russian military exercises 240km off Irish coast allowed but 'not welcome'
# High Seas
# High Seas

Coveney: Russian military exercises 240km off Irish coast allowed but 'not welcome'

5 hours ago 24,173 Views 68 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs plans to brief his EU counterparts on the planned Russian military exercises.

Poll: Will you be returning to the office this week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be returning to the office this week?

6 hours ago 31,710 Views 48 Comments

Have you prepped some water-cooler chat?

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Pathetic' - Australia Open under fire for ban on Peng Shuai shirts

7 hours ago 24,619 Views 8 Comments

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova was among those to criticise the decision.

Five men charged in relation to burglaries across the south of the country
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Five men charged in relation to burglaries across the south of the country

7 hours ago 20,064 Views 0 Comments

The men are set to appear before Bandon District Court this morning.

Bohemians release another Bob Marley-themed jersey
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Bohemians release another Bob Marley-themed jersey

8 hours ago 28,383 Views 19 Comments

The club had to pull a Marley-themed kit from the market in 2018, but now they are releasing it in conjunction with Marley’s family.

Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith
# Australia
# Australia

Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith

8 hours ago 26,252 Views 0 Comments

Terence Darrell Kelly was remanded in custody until his next court appearance in March.

Cyclist seriously injured after collision with a car in Dublin
# Donnybrook
# Donnybrook

Cyclist seriously injured after collision with a car in Dublin

8 hours ago 24,417 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Where were these photos of 'grand stretches in the evening' taken?
# Grand Auld Test
# Grand Auld Test

Quiz: Where were these photos of 'grand stretches in the evening' taken?

18 hours ago 39,462 Views 8 Comments

A grand auld quiz in the evening.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

19 hours ago 19,588 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin

20 hours ago 68,690 Views 76 Comments

This week, our reader is eating out and enjoying the company of friends, as well as a weekend away.

Munster to face Exeter as Leinster take on Connacht in Round-of-16
# Home And Away
From The42
# Home And Away

Munster to face Exeter as Leinster take on Connacht in Round-of-16

Updated 20 hours ago 49,786 Views 31 Comments

Ulster have been handed a tough task against Toulouse in the knock-out stages.

WHO director says Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame'
# Omicron Variant
# Omicron Variant

WHO director says Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame'

20 hours ago 80,161 Views 70 Comments

Across the entire European region, Omicron accounts for 15% of all Covid-19 cases.

Gardaí appeal for information over alleged sexual assaults in Sligo town yesterday
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí appeal for information over alleged sexual assaults in Sligo town yesterday

21 hours ago 46,669 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí want to speak with anyone who may have been in the Ballydoogan, Oakfield and Maugheraboy areas of Sligo between 8pm and 10pm yesterday.

Munster's attack clicks into gear against Wasps on record-breaking day for Simon Zebo
# Top Of The Charts
From The42
# Top Of The Charts

Munster's attack clicks into gear against Wasps on record-breaking day for Simon Zebo

22 hours ago 43,553 Views 35 Comments

Zebo marked his first Champions Cup appearance since returning from Racing by becoming the province’s all-time leading try-scorer in Europe.

Emergency services attend scene as body found on Waterford beach
# Bunmahon Beach
# Bunmahon Beach

Emergency services attend scene as body found on Waterford beach

22 hours ago 69,189 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services were first alerted earlier this morning.

TJ Reid hits dramatic late goal as Ballyhale defeat St Thomas to reach All-Ireland final
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

TJ Reid hits dramatic late goal as Ballyhale defeat St Thomas to reach All-Ireland final

23 hours ago 36,465 Views 29 Comments

The champions now play Ballygunner in the decider.

Ireland’s pandemic response must be subject to public inquiry, says McDonald
# Public Inquiry
# Public Inquiry

Ireland’s pandemic response must be subject to public inquiry, says McDonald

23 hours ago 33,086 Views 108 Comments

The Sinn Fein President said a reported Government plan to appoint a panel of experts to assess the state’s handling of Covid was not sufficient.

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated 23 hours ago 34,301 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

Coveney set to speak with Russian ambassador over missile testing in Irish-patrolled waters
# Russian Missiles
# Russian Missiles

Coveney set to speak with Russian ambassador over missile testing in Irish-patrolled waters

Sun 4:03 PM 22,011 Views 51 Comments

Minister for State Patrick O’Donovan said that the Foreign Affairs Minister was “not happy”

Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Connacht blow an 11-point lead to lose to 14-man Stade in Paris

Sun 3:36 PM 23,190 Views 32 Comments

Andy Friend’s team led 31-20 entering the final quarter.

Stormy Daniels and former ally Michael Avenatti to face each other in court
# New York
# New York

Stormy Daniels and former ally Michael Avenatti to face each other in court

Sun 3:25 PM 36,354 Views 0 Comments

The adult entertainment star claims her former lawyer cheated her out of book money.

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague
# WRC
# WRC

Firm to pay €40k to man dismissed for sending 'inappropriate' Family Guy message to colleague

Sun 2:55 PM 76,694 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that Regeneron unfairly dismissed Robert Libera for gross misconduct.

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated Sun 2:01 PM 24,818 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts
# Firm Line
From The42
# Firm Line

Australian Open defends ban on 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts

Sun 1:29 PM 23,073 Views 10 Comments

A video posted online appears to show a firm line being taken against people wearing the t-shirts.

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West
# Buddhism
# Buddhism

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West

Sun 1:20 PM 25,226 Views 4 Comments

Thich Nhat Hanh passed away aged 95 yesterday in the city of Hue, Vietnam.

Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU

Sun 1:07 PM 47,997 Views 45 Comments

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand
# Thailand
# Thailand

British man stabbed to death with sickle in Thailand

Sun 12:35 PM 32,371 Views 0 Comments

The alleged attacker was a 22-year-old man and faces a murder charge.

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

Sun 12:00 PM 24,759 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought any cryptocurrency?

Sun 10:49 AM 49,538 Views 141 Comments

Cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity in recent years.

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man threatens staff with hammer during armed robbery in Malahide

Sun 10:26 AM 38,623 Views 0 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested following the incident.

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Dublin

Sun 8:23 AM 32,648 Views 0 Comments

Shortly before 1.30am, gardaí and units from Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of the collision in Dublin 12.

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'

Sun 8:00 AM 23,152 Views 1 Comment

Conor Carey’s career has taken him from Ulster to Connacht and on to Northampton Saints.

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules
# Omicron
# Omicron

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

Sun 7:46 AM 60,054 Views 85 Comments

Jacinda Ardern had been planning to get married next weekend but the celebration has been postponed.

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

Sun 7:00 AM 31,234 Views 10 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic
# Good Information
# Good Information

'I wasn't prepared for this': Experts say online abuse against women increased during pandemic

Sun 12:05 AM 25,803 Views 40 Comments
  • Recent research pointed to higher levels of abuse towards female politicians in Ireland compared to their male counterparts, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One local councillor shared her experience of receiving inappropriate messages from a man on Facebook.
  • Research shows these types of negative online experiences lead to self-censoring by women.
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