Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Today’s News

HSE has failed to honour a contract to pay for medical ventilators, court hears

Narooma claims the HSE has failed to comply with the contract and has not paid it the money it says it is owed.

The Remote: The Big Fella, ancient Egypt, and a pig - your weekly TV guide

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

Coronavirus: 36 more deaths and 345 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released at a Department of Health briefing this evening.

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab provided the public with an update on Johnson’s condition this afternoon.

SPONSORED

Thousands start to leave Wuhan in China as ban lifted on outbound travel

Yesterday, China reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since January.

Five to appear in court over deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in lorry

The bodies of the 39 people were discovered in a refrigerated container last year.

Cork fabric company to alter some of HSE's shipment of personal protective equipment to make it suitable for use

Much of the equipment which arrived in from China has been deemed unsuitable for use.

From The42 'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland Home Pressures

'Fans would come up and openly call me a b******s ' - The challenges of being an Irish manager in Ireland

Stephen Kenny is only the third Irish manager in almost 50 years to live in the country full-time. Eoin Hand and Brian Kerr talk to The42 about the unique pressures of being home-based.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock

GLENVEAGH HOME MAGAZINE
The Kitchens Issue: How to make a small space feel bigger - plus cleaning tips from Laura de Barra
WHO: Wearing facemasks can limit Covid-19 spread but could also 'create a false sense of security' Coronavirus This post contains videos

WHO: Wearing facemasks can limit Covid-19 spread but could also 'create a false sense of security'

The World Health Organization updated its guidance on the wearing of masks.

Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance

ALONE charity received 3,121 calls in four days.

Explainer: The UK doesn't have the equivalent of a tánaiste, so who's in charge right now? Boris Johnson This post contains videos

Explainer: The UK doesn't have the equivalent of a tánaiste, so who's in charge right now?

Dominic Raab is deputising for Boris Johnson, but it’s a bit more complicated than that.

Woman to stand trial accused of attempted murder of two young sons

The court heard it was alleged that the woman made threats to kill while on a visit.

From The42 JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor postponed for 12 months due to Covid-19 crisis Pushed Back

JP McManus Pro-Am at Adare Manor postponed for 12 months due to Covid-19 crisis

The tournament will take place on 5-6 July 2021 at the same venue.

Boris Johnson in intensive care, US death toll rises above 10,000: Today's Covid-19 main points

The UK Prime Minister remains in intensive care today after his symptoms of Covid-19 worsened.

Taoiseach appeals to members of the public not to travel to holiday homes this Easter weekend

Some fear the long weekend and milder weather would draw people out of their homes.

Pope tweets of 'unjust sentence' as Cardinal George Pell has child sex abuse conviction quashed

Cardinal George Pell was released from prison today.

Governments north and south sign memorandum of understanding to boost Covid-19 cooperation

Both jurisdictions will aim to adopt “similar approaches” where appropriate, Minister Simon Harris said.

More than 850,000 people now claiming Covid-19 unemployment benefits

Tánaiste Simon Coveney also confirmed the Department of Foreign Affairs has helped some 4,600 Irish citizens return home.

Financial assistance available for Irish citizens struggling to afford commercial flights home, says Coveney

Ireland is undertaking the ‘biggest repatriation effort in the history of the state’ said the Tánaiste.

Belfast researchers launch clinical trial for Covid-19 patients using umbilical cord cells

The trial is being led by professors at Queen’s University, Belfast.

From The42 'I remember saying, 'Oh my God...even on a sinking ship he is doing things like that' BTL

'I remember saying, 'Oh my God...even on a sinking ship he is doing things like that'

Kerry great Dara Ó Cinnéide is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Kelly ‘doesn’t believe’ Labour will enter coalition, but Tánaiste says framework doc might change their response

Simon Coveney said parties might ‘pause for thought and perhaps change their approach’ when they read the document.

Nine in 10 Irish adults expect economy to be in worse state this time next year, survey finds

That’s according to a survey commissioned by Behaviour and Attitudes and produced for RTÉ.

New WhatsApp restrictions to curb the spread of misinformation about Covid-19

Volumes of misinformation about coronavirus has been circulated through messaging and social media apps.

Good news! The Easter Bunny is officially named an essential worker ahead of this weekend

An important announcement from the health minister this morning.

'I was very, very fortunate': Ryan Tubridy returns to air after recovering from Covid-19

Tubridy, who is 46 years old, confirmed last week that he had tested positive for the virus.

Man (30s) charged over spate of burglaries, criminal damage and theft in Limerick

The man was arrested by gardaí in the early hours after reports of a break-in at a pub on John Street.

Body found in search for JFK's grand-niece who disappeared during canoe trip with her young son

Maeve Kennedy McKean’s son Gideon (8) is still missing.

Five men arrested and charged over violent incidents in Longford

All five are set to appear before Longford District Court this morning.

It's going to be a mild, bright and dry few days ahead as temperatures to hit 18 degrees

Met Éireann says today will be dry and bright with sunny spells in all areas of the country.

Brid Smith: 'We need to take on the market forces that are profiteering from this pandemic'

People Before Profit TD Brid Smith says we need to consider moving beyond the restricted ‘market’ in this time of crisis.

From The42 More FIFA bribe claims tabled in US court Probe

More FIFA bribe claims tabled in US court

The updated indictment in the US investigation into football corruption alleges multi-million dollar bribes for World Cup votes and broadcast rights.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s a round up of this morning’s main stories.

Pink supermoon set to grace the skies over Ireland tonight

Despite its name, there won’t be any dramatic colour change.

China says it has had no new coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours

Authorities said there were 32 new cases – all from people who returned from overseas.

Hospital cleaners in Cork: 'I've had one day off in a month, and I wouldn't have it any other way'

Ian Morely says that Cork University Hospital has an “eerie” atmosphere at the moment: “Everybody is nervous.”

Student nurses could be fast-tracked to qualification to tackle Covid-19

A plan to ensure the early registration of nursing interns is being discussed.

1 2 3 4 5