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Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

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

Gardaí and family concerned for safety of 70-year-old man missing from his home in Meath

Gardaí are seeking help from the public in locating David Cunningham from Dunboyne.

More than 350,000 people still in receipt of Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Over €4.3 billion has been issued in total since the PUP was introduced earlier this year.

Your evening longread: Michael J Fox on life with Parkinson's

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

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No deaths and 252 new cases confirmed as Holohan warns against culture of 'blame' over breaches

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker

Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.

From The42 'I was an absolute emotional wreck, from laughing to nearly breaking down in tears' - Tipperary's day of glory Brian Fox

'I was an absolute emotional wreck, from laughing to nearly breaking down in tears' - Tipperary's day of glory

Tipperary football’s long-serving stalwart on finally getting a Munster senior title win.

Woman (45) dies after crash between car and truck in Mullingar

The fatal incident occurred this afternoon.

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'A matter of serious concern': RTÉ chairwoman speaks out about the broadcaster's social distancing controversy

Top presenters were among those to pose for photographs while not wearing masks.

Joe Biden expected to nominate John Kerry for leading climate change role

The expected nomination of the former secretary of state is the latest of Mr Biden’s key picks for national security and foreign policy roles.

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

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Pharmacists urge Government to extend free flu vaccine to teenagers

The uptake of the nasal flu vaccine has reportedly been low.

Debunked: No, you won't need a 'vaccination passport' to receive social welfare

The Department of Social Protection has confirmed that this is incorrect.

Gardaí appeal for information following death of cyclist in road traffic incident

The incident happened last Wednesday.

Sharing intimate images with intent to harm could carry seven year prison sentence

The new offences deal with the non-consensual distribution of intimate images.

Opinion: There's no point asking employees to 'work from home' when employers hold all the cards

As NPHET calls for more people to work from home, ICTU’s Dr Laura Bambrick says workers have no rights in law to work remotely, and this needs to change.

From The42 Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83 RIP

Maurice Setters, Ireland assistant manager under Jack Charlton, dies aged 83

‘Maurice played a key role in the success of the Irish team in the 1980s and 1990s,’ reads an FAI statement.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy

The trial will resume on Thursday.

Johnson outlines new tougher tiers of restrictions for England and warns of risk of 'New Year surge'

The British Prime Minister said today that the previous regime of restrictions did not do enough to tackle the virus.

Judge to file complaint against ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma

The former head of state walked out of an inquiry investigating alleged corruption.

Government to consider international data and effect of visitor restrictions as it plots exit from Level 5

The Taoiseach has said that “no decisions have been made as yet” as to exactly what restrictions will follow Level 5.

Footage of suspects in shooting of sleeping 61-year-old woman released by police Coleraine This post contains videos

Footage of suspects in shooting of sleeping 61-year-old woman released by police

The woman was shot in the head by one of the many bullets fired at the house by a gang of three men.

Taoiseach warns businesses to 'get it into your heads' that things will be different after Brexit Clock Is Ticking This post contains videos

Taoiseach warns businesses to 'get it into your heads' that things will be different after Brexit

The UK’s post-Brexit transitionary period ends on 31 December.

From The42 Failing miserably to master the balancing act amid a deluge of live sport Comment

Failing miserably to master the balancing act amid a deluge of live sport

In a duel between parenting responsibly and satisfying one’s appetite for sport, there can be only one winner.

New online mental health service launched for frontline workers

The new tool for frontline workers is an instant chat service.

6,000 books gifted to children in direct provision, hospitals and homeless services across Ireland

There are over 2,100 children in direct provision and over 2,500 experiencing homelessness.

Three deaths and 280 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

'All hands on deck': Strategy for roll-out of Covid vaccine to be given to government by 11 December

The taskforce will today discuss what groups should get the vaccine first, and the plan for vaccinating healthcare workers.

Qantas boss says passengers will have to prove they have received a Covid-19 vaccine in order to travel

Alan Joyce said the jab will be a “necessity” for travellers.

From The42 'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change Open Letter

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change

Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.

Housing Minister issues de-facto ban on new co-living developments

O’Brien said the number of applications and permissions in Ireland are “comparatively high in the international context”.

This Donegal man is aiming to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland Henry O’Donnell This post contains videos

This Donegal man is aiming to become the first person to swim around the coast of Ireland

The security consultant started his marathon swim at Carrickfin beach in Co Donegal in September.

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?

The Taoiseach has said that the country will move back to Level Three restrictions from 1 December.

Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine can prevent 70% of people from developing virus, data shows

The vaccine has been developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Greatest day of shocks in football history? How Tipperary and Cavan upset odds to taste provincial glory

A season that started with a spate of players dropping off both squads, has seen the counties advance to the All-Ireland semi-finals.

Ice Bucket Challenge co-founder dies aged 37 after battle with ALS

Pat Quinn helped raise millions of dollars to help others with motor neurone disease.

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