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Today’s News

Huawei equipment to be removed from UK 5G network by 2027

The decision was made at a meeting of the National Security Council chaired by Boris Johnson this morning.

Mary Lou McDonald says that disputed facts between Barry Cowen and An Garda Síochána is an 'extraordinary situation'

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan have also said that further questions need to be answered.

From The42 James McClean frustrated by lack of support following nine years of abuse Protest

James McClean frustrated by lack of support following nine years of abuse

The Ireland and Stoke winger has received racial and sectarian abuse.

Over 10,000 charities now registered in Ireland, 8% with annual income more than €1m

The Charities Regulator described 2019 as its “busiest year to date”.


Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president

Robert Trump had objected to Mary Trump publicly discussing family members.

Here is the full list of nominees for this year's (virtual) IFTAs

The online ceremony will be held in September.

Gardaí arrest man over attempted armed robbery at Limerick pharmacy

The man, who was armed with a penknife, demanded staff hand over drugs.

'Surge in demand' for mental health services anticipated due to pandemic, Covid-19 committee will hear

Two sittings are planned for today, at 9am and 11.30am.

Tánaiste says €2 billion Credit Guarantee Scheme will be 'up and running' by the autumn

The scheme to help businesses hit by Covid-19 was delayed until a new government was formed.

'Pack all the chargers and remotes in one box': 8 homeowners share tips for doing moving day right

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

Poll: Should single parent families have two sets of parental leave? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should single parent families have two sets of parental leave?

Gary Gannon TD has said that the Children in one parent families must not be disadvantaged by having only one set of leave.

British government's approach to Northern Ireland protocol condemned by MPs

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee said businesses had been left in the dark.

Two men held after flight from Krakow to Dublin diverted due to bomb scare

Essex Police found nothing suspicious on board following “reports of a security alert”.

'Parents face stark choices': Three-week extension to parent's leave criticised as too little, too late

Sinn Féin is going to introduce a motion to the Dáil today calling for 12-week extension to paid maternity leave.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headline this morning.

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms and churches

Overall, California has reported more than 329,100 cases and over 7,000 deaths.

Hospital doctor: Frontline workers have given their all - a second surge would be devastating

Dr Rachel McNamara describes her experience of working on the frontline in the past few months. She says it’s hard not to view the easing of restrictions with anything but trepidation.

Pubs unsure about reopening next week as NPHET says it's 'too early' to say it'll happen

The final phase of the government’s reopening is planned for 20 July.

Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England

The order comes into force on 24 July and people who don’t comply could face a fine of up to £100 (€110).

Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'

Advocacy group Chime suggested that transparent face-shields should be allowed to be used instead.

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister

Two more brothers have had their sentencing deferred to next January.

Stateless children and parents who are legal 'strangers': the Irish families left in limbo Exclusive

It has been 15 years since the State was told to legally protect the rights of families using ‘non-traditional’ conception methods.

Yesterday’s News

Two men appear in court charged in relation to €1.2 million cocaine seizure

John Reynolds (62) and Andrew Lawlor (35) were arrested on Saturday.

At least one of Epstein's victims to speak at Ghislaine Maxwell bail hearing

They plan to tell a judge that Epstein’s ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell should be denied bail on charges.

Body of Glee actress Naya Rivera recovered from California lake, police confirm

The 33-year-old went missing last week while on a boating trip with her four-year-old son.

Two men (20s) arrested over house fire in Dundalk released pending file for DPP

The house in Clontygora Court was significantly damaged in the incident earlier this month.


From The42 Irish youngster Obafemi strikes blow to Man United's Champions League hopes Report

Irish youngster Obafemi strikes blow to Man United's Champions League hopes

The result leaves the Red Devils fifth in the table.

High Court judge orders inquiry into detention of Chilean woman who arrived in Ireland this month

The woman claims she arrived in Ireland to take an online language course.

Quiz: How well do you remember Jack Charlton's tenure as Republic of Ireland manager?

The beloved figure within Irish football passed away at the age of 85 over the weekend.

Man (40s) charged with vandalism of Luke Kelly statue in Dublin

The man is being charged an incident of vandalism that occurred yesterday.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Another day of no Covid-related deaths, Rosslare port immigration investigation, and Zinzdi Mandela’s death… It’s The Fix.


Ministers and NTA report high level of compliance from passengers around face covering regulations

The AGSI’s Antointette Cunningham said this morning it shouldn’t be up to gardaí to enforce every single piece of the health regulations.

Minister signals change to pandemic unemployment payment on the way

Some 95,800 people are now receiving the reduced payment of €203 per week.

Coveney: 'I don’t think we should prevent flights landing in Ireland or ban international travel'

Coveney said people arriving in Ireland will be checked up on.

Your evening longread: The fascinating - and mysterious - life of humpback whales

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

US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption

The US government was expected to appeal against the decision in a bid to carry out the first such execution since 2003.

Croke Park to host major Muslim festival Eid Al Adha

It is expected that 500 people will be able to attend the celebration in order to allow for social distancing.

Parents of children born during pandemic to get additional three weeks leave

There have been calls for maternity leave to be extended for those who recently had children.

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