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Friday 15 October, 2021

Personal injuries awards drop 40% since new guidelines introduced
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

Personal injuries awards drop 40% since new guidelines introduced

Fri 6:00 AM 17,673 Views 23 Comments

The Tánaiste said he expects the drop in award levels to be reflected in reduced insurance premiums.

Covid-19: What's behind the increase in cases and how could it impact re-opening plans?
# The Data
# The Data

Covid-19: What's behind the increase in cases and how could it impact re-opening plans?

Fri 12:05 AM 58,575 Views 73 Comments
  • Ireland can't seem to get its cases down, and now they're rising.
  • Cónal Thomas takes a closer look at the case numbers, testing rates, and how people's behaviour is impacting on the spread of the virus.

Thursday 14 October, 2021

Walking stick of the North's first PM James Craig to go under hammer
# Up For Auction
# Up For Auction

Walking stick of the North's first PM James Craig to go under hammer

Thu 10:32 PM 11,318 Views 17 Comments

The aid of Northern Ireland’s first prime minister is being auctioned just weeks after Michael Collins’ walking stick sold for more than £50,000.

'The doctor was saying to me ‘you could have died with all those drugs in your system’
# Sonny Bill
From The42
# Sonny Bill

'The doctor was saying to me ‘you could have died with all those drugs in your system’

Thu 9:35 PM 51,005 Views 10 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has released an autobiography following his retirement.

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers
# Visas
# Visas

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers

Thu 9:28 PM 33,132 Views 61 Comments

Th UK Government said the measures are temporary are a consequence of a ‘unique range of pressures’.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Thu 8:55 PM 8,817 Views 1 Comment

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:30 PM 19,711 Views 11 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic

Updated Thu 8:10 PM 44,262 Views 41 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost is expected in Brussels tomorrow to meet Maros Sefcovic to discuss ways to break the deadlock.

West Brom boss to speak to Ireland star Callum Robinson about Covid vaccine
# Call Me Ismael
From The42
# Call Me Ismael

West Brom boss to speak to Ireland star Callum Robinson about Covid vaccine

Thu 8:07 PM 34,007 Views 79 Comments

Valerian Ismael promoted the jab but says those who decline it should not be stigmatised.

Where the crisis is 'catastrophic': How is Ireland helping countries facing climate threats?
# Means The World
# Means The World

Where the crisis is 'catastrophic': How is Ireland helping countries facing climate threats?

Thu 8:00 PM 7,942 Views 11 Comments

“Covid has created a global awareness of the interaction of everybody together on one planet.”

Your Evening Longread: Meet the 'time millionaires'
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: Meet the 'time millionaires'

Thu 8:00 PM 10,686 Views 2 Comments

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

Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million

Thu 7:44 PM 22,425 Views 31 Comments

Love Is In The Bin was auctioned in London by Sotheby’s.

Family of missing Irishman in Wyoming issue new flyer and appeal for information
# Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin

Family of missing Irishman in Wyoming issue new flyer and appeal for information

Thu 7:30 PM 18,632 Views 1 Comment

Cian McLaughlin was last seen in Grand Teton National Park on 8 June.

US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon

Thu 7:24 PM 19,366 Views 14 Comments

If the House votes to recommend the contempt charges against Bannon, the Justice Department will ultimately decide whether to prosecute.

Six killed and dozens injured following clashes in Beirut
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Six killed and dozens injured following clashes in Beirut

Thu 7:14 PM 7,603 Views 1 Comment

Gunfire broke out at a protest against the judge investigating last year’s blast at the city’s port.

Mother cross-examined by man accused of murdering her son
# Philip Finnegan Murder
# Philip Finnegan Murder

Mother cross-examined by man accused of murdering her son

Thu 6:59 PM 24,859 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Penrose has dismissed his legal team and is now representing himself.

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds
# World Health Organisation
# World Health Organisation

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds

Thu 6:46 PM 9,325 Views 3 Comments

The UN plans to increase rapid diagnostic testing in eight African countries.

White House confirms Joe Biden will travel to Glasgow for COP26 climate summit
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

White House confirms Joe Biden will travel to Glasgow for COP26 climate summit

Thu 6:30 PM 7,990 Views 11 Comments

Biden also have an audience with the Pope in Rome ahead of the G20.

Policing Authority says gardaí are continuing to cancel 999 calls
# Investigation
# Investigation

Policing Authority says gardaí are continuing to cancel 999 calls

Thu 5:54 PM 17,469 Views 33 Comments

Earlier this year, it emerged that more than 200,000 calls were cancelled over a two-year period.

Couple accused of abducting child released on bail
# Courts
# Courts

Couple accused of abducting child released on bail

Thu 5:21 PM 28,593 Views 0 Comments

The man and the woman appeared at Dublin District Court today.

Norwegian intelligence says bow and arrow attack that killed five 'appears to be act of terror'
# Norwegian Intelligence
# Norwegian Intelligence

Norwegian intelligence says bow and arrow attack that killed five 'appears to be act of terror'

Updated Thu 5:17 PM 85,065 Views 66 Comments

A 37-year-old suspect is in police custody after the deadly attack yesterday evening.

Donnelly says free contraception for 17-25 year olds 'is just the start'
# The Pill
# The Pill

Donnelly says free contraception for 17-25 year olds 'is just the start'

Thu 5:16 PM 8,785 Views 24 Comments

The health minister said the roll out of such a measure would’ve been ‘unthinkable to do in the past’.

'It can be tough to keep girls in team sports as you don't get a lot of social capital for it'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'It can be tough to keep girls in team sports as you don't get a lot of social capital for it'

Updated Thu 5:07 PM 14,581 Views 5 Comments

Eimear Ryan is our latest guest on Behind the Lines.

Irish passport holders in the UK can apply for Digital Covid Certs from tomorrow
# DIGITAL COVID CERT
# DIGITAL COVID CERT

Irish passport holders in the UK can apply for Digital Covid Certs from tomorrow

Thu 5:03 PM 16,730 Views 9 Comments

The service was extended two weeks ago to include Irish passport holders who were vaccinated in Northern Ireland.

Coronavirus: 1,627 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,627 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

Thu 5:03 PM 43,621 Views 64 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Opinion: Maternity restrictions forced me to labour in the car park this week
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Opinion: Maternity restrictions forced me to labour in the car park this week

Thu 4:37 PM 26,655 Views 33 Comments

Breege O’Connor tells how she spent her late stages of labour in the car park of the maternity hospital due to Covid restrictions preventing her husband from joining her.

Why are cases high if our vaccine rate is so good? Our proximity to the UK, says Donnelly
# Lifting Restrictions
# Lifting Restrictions

Why are cases high if our vaccine rate is so good? Our proximity to the UK, says Donnelly

Thu 4:09 PM 37,235 Views 56 Comments

No consideration is being given to re-introducing any restrictions, says the minister.

NI Secretary of State 'profoundly disappointed' with court ruling over lack of abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

NI Secretary of State 'profoundly disappointed' with court ruling over lack of abortion services

Updated Thu 4:00 PM 14,576 Views 4 Comments

The court ruled that Lewis “failed to comply with his duties” by not ensuring provision for full abortion services for women in the region.

Donnelly says Dept 'doing everything it can' on maternity restrictions after woman labours in car park
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Donnelly says Dept 'doing everything it can' on maternity restrictions after woman labours in car park

Thu 3:52 PM 34,427 Views 14 Comments

Breege O’Connor endured the majority of the late stages of her labour period in a car outside the Coombe on Sunday.

'An absolutely phenomenal reaction' - the story behind Ireland's unique blue jerseys
# Ocean Colour Scene
From The42
# Ocean Colour Scene

'An absolutely phenomenal reaction' - the story behind Ireland's unique blue jerseys

Thu 3:00 PM 46,023 Views 40 Comments

Jonathan Courtenay, who designed the kit, says it’s possible that Ireland could continue wearing blue in the future.

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle
# PHONE ADDICTION
# PHONE ADDICTION

Dr Anna Lembke: The smartphone has become the modern-day hypodermic needle

Updated Thu 3:00 PM 22,658 Views 7 Comments

The Stanford professor examines how social media is driving our digital dependence, and what we can do to break the habit.

Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46

Updated Thu 2:15 PM 9,913 Views 3 Comments

The 13-storey building caught fire early today in the city of Kaohsiung.

'Abject failure' led to 900,000 water users being without boil notices after two contaminations
# Contaminated Water
# Contaminated Water

'Abject failure' led to 900,000 water users being without boil notices after two contaminations

Updated Thu 2:10 PM 19,350 Views 26 Comments

There were 52 confirmed illnesses after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply.

Mediator appointed to oversee IAA dispute talks with Air Traffic controllers
# Air Traffic Controllers
# Air Traffic Controllers

Mediator appointed to oversee IAA dispute talks with Air Traffic controllers

Thu 1:57 PM 7,510 Views 4 Comments

Kieran Mulvey will lead the talks to solve the industrial relations row between management and air traffic controllers.

No decision yet on 22 Oct easing, but suggestions Covid Pass system will be extended
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No decision yet on 22 Oct easing, but suggestions Covid Pass system will be extended

Thu 1:36 PM 40,227 Views 138 Comments

The Taoiseach says there is a ‘need for perspective’ but would not be drawn further on re-opening plans.

Man missing from Co Louth found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man missing from Co Louth found safe and well

Thu 1:12 PM 12,393 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

Property prices rise almost 11% in a single year, CSO figures show
# House Prices
# House Prices

Property prices rise almost 11% in a single year, CSO figures show

Thu 12:45 PM 13,256 Views 30 Comments

Today’s figures represent the largest annual change in prices since June 2018.

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
# IN COURT
From The42
# IN COURT

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives

Thu 12:29 PM 29,418 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old French woman, who went into hiding for four days after the incident, has told prosecutors of being ashamed at her ‘stupidity’.

'If you have symptoms presume it's Covid': NPHET seeks return to the basics as cases rise
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'If you have symptoms presume it's Covid': NPHET seeks return to the basics as cases rise

Updated Thu 12:15 PM 55,526 Views 206 Comments
  • Those who have not been vaccinated are having a “disproportionate” impact on the health service, Dr Ronan Glynn has said.
  • Cabinet is due to meet next Tuesday to decided on the next phase of re-opening.
  • The HSE today warned that it is experiencing the strain of increased Covid-19 hospitalisations