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Sponsored: At a 16km drive from Dublin city centre, Rathcoole is a bustling village of around 4,500 people with a lively community and neighbourhood spirit

We need to know how much Lander knew about what Epstein was up to.

@xeni  @Transition46O  @JoeBidenh  no! Crap. And I was so excited for half a second about science getting a seat at the table in our government.

I miss ironing school uniforms on a Sunday night.


Scoops of the Day

Sponsored: As the new year begins, it coincides with the rollout of Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccination programme. But what is a working day like for those involved in the development of these vaccines?

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Covid surge: Pausing student nurse training ‘the right thing to do’

Protein discovery at UCD paves way for anti-Covid drugs

Church ‘more complicit than most’ in mother & baby scandal - McAleese

Call records reveal fear and anxiety of older people during Level 5

Nazis and Nobles: The History of a Misalliance: Role of the nobility in Nazi Germany

Dublin City Council (DCC) is seeking to draw up a shortlist of contractors interested in building a controversial white water rafting facility in George’s Dock

Most-read on @IrishTimes  this morning: ‘The social worker said: Were two seconds of pleasure worth it for all this?’

Russia opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny arrives in Moscow facing threat of arrest


Scoops of the Week

Mother and Baby Homes report a ‘damning indictment’ of church and State – survivors’ group

Dozens of dead seagulls seen on Dublin beach as ‘highly pathogenic’ bird flu virus circulates

Call for stay on housing plan for Bessborough as search for graves continues

Another Life: Rays and sharks in danger of extinction in Irish waters

New laws will give employees in the State the option to permanently work from home

Ireland could be ‘in serious trouble’ if new variants ‘change rules’ - Mike Ryan

Fascinating how this column from (would you believe it?) six and a half years ago keeps popping up. Nothing I've written for the paper has can have had so many readers.

Further year of Covid-19 related restrictions needed to protect public, says top health official