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From The42 Racing at Curragh set to go ahead as planned despite Kildare lockdown On Course

Racing at Curragh set to go ahead as planned despite Kildare lockdown

‘We have had confirmation racing can continue behind closed doors’ said HRI CEO Brian Kavanagh.

Donnelly agrees there should be reform in workplace practices after latest outbreaks in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The meat industry today said there have been a high proportion of asymptomatic positive cases among workers.

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New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight

The Government announced the measures on the back of NPHET advice following a spike in cases in recent days.

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 98 new cases in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses in Cork city centre burglary

A Cork business was burgled around 1am this morning.

Teachers and secondary school students to wear face coverings on return to school, says government

The Department of Education confirmed the latest advice in a statement this evening.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz It'z Quiziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Air India flight from Dubai carrying 185 passengers crash lands at Calicut airport

The plane crash landed at Calicut International Airport in the South Indian State of Kerala.

Advertisement of dogs suspended on Done Deal

Gardaí have urged dog owners to be vigilant and to report potential thefts to them.

Engineers to begin identifying possible routes for Cork's new Luas line

Retail, education and industry hotspots have been identified as potential locations for stops on the new Cork Luas line.

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Michel Aoun today said a missile or negligence could have been responsible for the explosion.

Red alert issued as heavy monsoon rain triggers fatal mudslide in India

At least 15 people have died, while 20 homes have been buried in Kerala state.

Have you seen Kayla? Appeal to trace 15-year-old girl missing since 30 July

Kayla Ryan went missing on Thursday, 30 July at approximately 6pm.

Man due in court following seizure of €115,900 worth of suspected cannabis

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

Commission rejects Donald Trump’s request for early debate with Joe Biden

An independent commission said both candidates had agreed to participate in the three scheduled debates.

From The42 Here's this weekend's GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming Tune In

Here's this weekend's GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming

TG4 are in Donegal, Wexford and Mayo while RTÉ’s live games are in Limerick.

Bank pays €22k to man after overcharging on mortgage for almost nine years

Some 1,200 tracker mortgage complaints are still awaiting a decision from the financial services and pensions ombudsman.

Secondary students: 'If you want us to wear face masks in the classroom, we'll do it'

Students at third level institutions have been advised to wear face coverings if they cannot maintain a distance of two metres.

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever received a smishing text message?

Smishing scams are all too common.

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

Union calls for 'blanket testing' in meat factories as concern grows over recent clusters

Siptu said it is possible some workers have symptoms but are not getting testing over a fear of losing income.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

The UK could reach record-breaking temperatures today - but there's no heatwave here

Health experts have issued a warning to people in the UK to take care in the sun.

Gove in Belfast to promote Trader Support Service to help NI businesses avoid Brexit red tape

An initial £50 million will set up the service, with the full contract worth up to £200 million.

Man (54) arrested over security alerts as police ask East Belfast GAA players to check cars

The arrest was made following a search of a residential property in the Braniel area of east Belfast last night.

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

The country has the third-highest number of cases in the world.

From The42 The team that came from nowhere to win a Grand Slam and slay the All Blacks Cinderella Stories

The team that came from nowhere to win a Grand Slam and slay the All Blacks

The Irish women’s rugby team couldn’t buy a win at the start of the century but by 2013 they had turned into one of the best sides in the world.

Protesters clash with police on the streets of Beirut days after deadly explosion

Tear gas was used against those protesting against political leaders.

Opinion: 'Revolution Period' is here - so why are the authorities banning tampon ads?

Menstrual Cycle Awareness facilitator Kitty Maguire says the recent banning of an ad for tampons missed the point entirely.

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

Internal garda probe examining young officer's relationship with convicted drug dealer nearing end

An incident in April of this year sparked the investigation.

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