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Monday 26 July, 2021

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Mon 6:00 PM 26,504 Views 13 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka

Mon 5:13 PM 28,048 Views 0 Comments

An inspector said the firm discharged 5,000 times the limit of glyphosate that should be in groundwater.

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

Mon 5:03 PM 48,190 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident
# Scrap
From The42
# Scrap

'I heard roaring and shouting so I stayed with my tactics board' - Horan on tunnel incident

Mon 5:00 PM 64,879 Views 17 Comments

Mayo and Galway players clashed as they left the field at half-time yesterday.

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

Mon 4:49 PM 25,986 Views 63 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

Mon 4:44 PM 17,367 Views 97 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
# Violence
# Violence

Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

Mon 3:52 PM 16,756 Views 6 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Number of people killed on Irish roads dropped by 12% in first half of 2021

Mon 3:06 PM 7,685 Views 10 Comments

Garda figures showed 82% of deaths occurred on rural roads with a speed limit of 80kmh or higher.

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue

Mon 3:00 PM 63,327 Views 22 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby is strongly suspected of having set up a fake profile.

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

Mon 2:47 PM 43,701 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment

Mon 2:47 PM 22,883 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned
# Education
# Education

Education minister has 'every confidence' that schools will reopen as planned

Mon 2:25 PM 16,021 Views 27 Comments

Norma Foley will bring a school reopening plan to Cabinet tomorrow.

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'
# Arrests
# Arrests

Man and woman arrested over €28k 'romance fraud'

Mon 2:14 PM 31,540 Views 0 Comments

A man was conned out of the cash on a dating website.

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated Mon 1:30 PM 49,278 Views 7 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut
# Badminton
From The42
# Badminton

'Excited and buzzing' - Nhat Nguyen dominates on Olympic debut

Mon 1:07 PM 39,006 Views 11 Comments

The 21-year-old made a winning start to his first Games and dedicated the victory to his family.

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning
# Cloudy
# Cloudy

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning

Updated Mon 11:58 AM 76,772 Views 56 Comments

It will be less warm today than in recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

Mon 11:54 AM 28,945 Views 72 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court
# Rollercoaster
# Rollercoaster

Ronan Keating agrees phone-hacking settlement at London High Court

Mon 11:19 AM 31,725 Views 35 Comments

The singer and TV presenter claimed his voicemail messages had been intercepted by News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers.

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45
# Shane Parrish
# Shane Parrish

Home and Away actor Dieter Brummer dies aged 45

Mon 10:58 AM 86,375 Views 13 Comments

Brummer’s body was discovered at his home in Sydney on Saturday.

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Boy missing from Offaly found safe and well

Updated Mon 10:25 AM 66,290 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis
# Stormont
# Stormont

NI Executive to meet to discuss Covid-19 relaxations and waiting list crisis

Mon 9:50 AM 8,048 Views 1 Comment

Northern Ireland has the worst waiting times for elective care procedures in the UK.

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

Mon 9:36 AM 15,936 Views 26 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated Mon 9:27 AM 53,920 Views 120 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?

Mon 9:25 AM 29,209 Views 58 Comments

This year’s Games kicked off on Friday.

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man dies after being taken from water in Tramore

Mon 8:57 AM 38,414 Views 3 Comments

The man in his 60s was pulled from the water yesterday.

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

Mon 7:38 AM 18,796 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath
# Navan
# Navan

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath

Mon 7:29 AM 19,858 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in the townland of Mandistown, Drumconrath in Navan.

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa
# Tough Loss
From The42
# Tough Loss

Gracious Michaela Walsh exits Olympics after tough battle with Irma Testa

Mon 7:14 AM 24,149 Views 9 Comments

Another disappointing result for Irish boxing as Michaela Walsh’s Olympic debut ends in defeat.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal

Mon 6:55 AM 15,966 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened on the N14 between Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts yesterday.

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Olympic Breakfast: McSharry makes a splash but Irish captain bows out on day three

Mon 6:29 AM 40,758 Views 3 Comments

There was disappointment for the women’s hockey team and men’s rugby sevens but Mona McSharry has advanced to the 100m breaststroke final.

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final
# Going Swimmingly
From The42
# Going Swimmingly

Stunning performance sees Mona McSharry progress to 100m breaststroke final

Mon 3:31 AM 18,973 Views 28 Comments

The Sligo woman is just the second Irish swimmer ever to make an Olympic final.

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel
# Long Term Leasing
# Long Term Leasing

Councillors query long-term lease deal for 124 apartments at car park of former Regency Hotel

Mon 12:05 AM 35,701 Views 28 Comments
  • The Department of Housing recently signed off on the leasing deal between the Council and the developer, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • The move comes amid criticism of the State's reliance on expensive social housing leases.
  • Sinn Féin's Eoin O'Broin said "these kinds of expensive long-term leases are bad for social housing tenants."

Sunday 25 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?
# Roasting
# Roasting

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish weather records?

Sun 10:30 PM 29,532 Views 8 Comments

Test your knowledge of the all-time highs and lows of Irish weather.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

Sun 10:15 PM 84,861 Views 13 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Local needs? Or national priorities? The problem with building new roads in Ireland

Sun 10:00 PM 15,349 Views 24 Comments

“We continue to build more roads and widen more roads and the congestion doesn’t improve the traffic, it just fills the extra space that’s created.”

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'
# Sonia
From The42
# Sonia

'It was like a step back to being an athlete again. You re-appreciate it, and pass on that knowledge'

Sun 9:00 PM 19,382 Views 1 Comment

21 years on from her Olympic silver medal in Sydney, Sonia O’Sullivan talks to The42 about passing the baton on, and much more.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sun 8:00 PM 15,203 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

Sun 8:00 PM 38,062 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.