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Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Major incident declared as Storm Christoph heads to the UK
# Warnings
# Warnings

Major incident declared as Storm Christoph heads to the UK

Tue 9:48 AM 116,079 Views 24 Comments

More than 100 flood warnings and alerts have been issued in England.

AFLW player hit with three-week ban for challenge that injured All-Ireland winner Brid Stack
# Suspended
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# Suspended

AFLW player hit with three-week ban for challenge that injured All-Ireland winner Brid Stack

Tue 9:33 AM 45,101 Views 14 Comments

Ebony Marinoff has been charged with ‘forceful front-on contact’.

Poll: Should Ireland have a Vaccine Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have a Vaccine Minister?

Tue 9:22 AM 46,243 Views 109 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Frances Fitzgerald has called for a dedicated Vaccine Minister.

On his last full day in office, Donald Trump will mull over pardons - but isn't expected to pardon himself
# Season Finale
# Season Finale

On his last full day in office, Donald Trump will mull over pardons - but isn't expected to pardon himself

Tue 9:17 AM 39,283 Views 75 Comments

If Trump pardoned himself, that would likely harden anger among previously supportive Republicans in the Senate, which will soon start an impeachment trial.

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Updated Tue 8:54 AM 14,763 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
# Backlash
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# Backlash

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Tue 8:16 AM 29,790 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement

Tue 7:31 AM 28,026 Views 12 Comments

Trump said he would lift the travel ban on parts of Europe and Brazil.

Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins

Tue 7:11 AM 20,640 Views 0 Comments

The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers Limited.

Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone
# Vaccine Scam
# Vaccine Scam

Warning over Covid vaccine scam that targets elderly people living alone

Tue 6:30 AM 34,598 Views 13 Comments

There have been multiple reports of people saying they’ve been contacted by con artists purporting to be from the HSE.

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Explainer: We're into our surge ICU capacity in hospitals - so what does that mean?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: We're into our surge ICU capacity in hospitals - so what does that mean?

Tue 12:05 AM 34,216 Views 40 Comments

Hospitals are under increasing pressure, with patients in all age cohorts needing critical care.

Monday 18 January, 2021

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic

Mon 10:42 PM 25,569 Views 71 Comments

“A largely hidden epidemic contributed to the global spread,” the expert panel found.

Aubamayeng bags brace and youngsters shine bright as Arsenal ease past Newcastle
# Stroll
From The42
# Stroll

Aubamayeng bags brace and youngsters shine bright as Arsenal ease past Newcastle

Mon 10:23 PM 16,845 Views 13 Comments

Emile Smith Rowe and goalscorer Bukayo Saka caught the eye for the Gunners in a comfortable win.

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive
# Yes Really
# Yes Really

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive

Mon 10:09 PM 67,192 Views 29 Comments

Jeanne Pouchain’s status has prevented her and her husband from using their joint bank account.

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

Mon 9:34 PM 49,869 Views 95 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

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Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns
# The North
# The North

Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns

Mon 9:15 PM 9,812 Views 1 Comment

Stormont’s health minister warned the current pressures are likely to move to intensive care units in ten days’ time.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mon 9:00 PM 14,039 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Deputy CMO insists school closures should be 'last resort' only after criticism from special needs teachers
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Deputy CMO insists school closures should be 'last resort' only after criticism from special needs teachers

Updated Mon 8:49 PM 101,629 Views 118 Comments

Talks are continuing with unions about the reopening of schools for students with special educational needs.

Your evening longread: How do food trends happen - and what will we be eating in 2021?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How do food trends happen - and what will we be eating in 2021?

Mon 8:30 PM 17,502 Views 9 Comments

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

Mayo legend Andy Moran takes first major step into management
# Home Comforts
From The42
# Home Comforts

Mayo legend Andy Moran takes first major step into management

Updated Mon 8:17 PM 55,474 Views 11 Comments

The 2017 Footballer of the Year takes charge of his native Ballaghaderreen.

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Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions

Mon 7:51 PM 77,966 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Naas District Court tomorrow morning.

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated Mon 7:32 PM 86,038 Views 290 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported
# Hpra
# Hpra

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported

Mon 7:16 PM 64,841 Views 0 Comments

Over 77,000 vaccines have been administered in Ireland so far.

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days

Updated Mon 7:00 PM 21,713 Views 80 Comments
  • The UK on Friday banned travellers from South America from entering the country.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said there are no plans for such a ban in Ireland as there are no direct flights from South Africa.
  • The variant has not yet been identified in Ireland.
Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mon 6:30 PM 25,813 Views 16 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Harris says it's 'important' Oireachtas gets opportunity to scrutinise salary hike for new Dept of Health Sec Gen
# Pay Increase
# Pay Increase

Harris says it's 'important' Oireachtas gets opportunity to scrutinise salary hike for new Dept of Health Sec Gen

Mon 6:21 PM 21,935 Views 46 Comments

Questions have been raised about the government’s decision to sanction a pay rise of €81,000 for the post.

Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare
# Teagan Ward
# Teagan Ward

Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare

Mon 6:09 PM 64,306 Views 0 Comments

Teagan Ward was last seen on Friday, 15 January in the Ballymena area of Co Antrim.

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

Mon 6:07 PM 28,886 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam
# Scam
# Scam

Gardaí issue warning to online shoppers over courier payment scam

Mon 5:50 PM 63,466 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí are aware of a scam in which people are asked to pay additional cost for customs clearance.

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 5:48 PM 121,447 Views 198 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed this evening.

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated Mon 5:24 PM 36,610 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal
# London
# London

Several people fined following London protest over Brexit fishing deal

Mon 5:09 PM 16,281 Views 27 Comments

Metropolitan Police confirmed that 14 people had been issued with fines after a protest this morning.

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19

Mon 5:07 PM 65,664 Views 29 Comments

Solson Payyappillil Saviour passed away over the weekend.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

Mon 4:50 PM 8,813 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
# Study
# Study

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

Mon 4:42 PM 53,842 Views 18 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

Andy Reid steps down as Ireland U18s head coach to take role at Nottingham Forest
# New Job
From The42
# New Job

Andy Reid steps down as Ireland U18s head coach to take role at Nottingham Forest

Mon 4:42 PM 15,331 Views 8 Comments

The Dubliner thanked the FAI for the opportunity as he prepares for a fresh challenge with his former club.

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

Mon 4:36 PM 16,005 Views 10 Comments

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

Mon 3:46 PM 14,484 Views 25 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit

Mon 3:39 PM 14,235 Views 24 Comments

“I wouldn’t say it’s a delay – I would say this is very much the new norm,” Tom Talbot of Revenue said.

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Southampton's promising Irish midfielder set for long spell on the sidelines

Mon 3:22 PM 21,606 Views 4 Comments

Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Will Smallbone has suffered an ACL injury.

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties
# Weather
# Weather

Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties

Mon 3:14 PM 16,508 Views 2 Comments

There will be between 30-50mm of rain over a 24-hour period, Met Éireann said.