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Today’s News

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

Yesterday’s News

The Explainer: Why is Daniel Kinahan back in the news again?

We take a look at the topic on the podcast this week.

Man due in court after car crashes into Clondalkin shopfront

Dublin Fire Brigade said the vehicle was alight when they arrived on the scene.

Department of Culture makes contact with Spain over dig for Red Hugh O'Donnell's remains

Red Hugh and his father-in-law Hugh O’Neill fought the Nine Years’ War against the English and sought aid from Spain.

From The42 Ireland's Hendrick linked with AC Milan on a free transfer - report Possible Move

Ireland's Hendrick linked with AC Milan on a free transfer - report

The Burnley midfielder is out of contract this summer.

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Quiz: How well do you know these summer-themed songs?

In the summertime, when the weather is…

'Ireland’s answer to Elvis': Tributes paid to singer Brendan Bowyer who has died aged 81 RIP

'Ireland’s answer to Elvis': Tributes paid to singer Brendan Bowyer who has died aged 81

Bowyer died at his home in Las Vegas yesterday evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19

NPHET this evening continued to urge people to comply with social distancing over the bank holiday weekend.

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization WHO

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization

Trump also said the United States will restrict Chinese students and start reversing Hong Kong’s special status in customs.

Your evening longread: The remaking of Steve Buscemi

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

'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'

Peter Flanagan says Johnson’s failure to sack Dominic Cummings is just another in a long line of disastrous moves for the UK.

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

From The42 No green light for GAA teams to train in small groups but walking tracks could re-open Covid-19

No green light for GAA teams to train in small groups but walking tracks could re-open

The GAA insist they will stick rigidly to the government’s plan for reopening.

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 39 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health provided the last figures at tonight’s briefing.

Sofa Watch: President Higgins, Saoirse Ronan, and Sinead O'Connor lead tonight's Late Late line up

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Dáil summer holidays will be pushed back, says Taoiseach

The Dáil usually rises in July.

Boy accused of defilement of another young boy opts for jury trial

The boy, now aged 15, faces two charges for engaging in oral and anal sex with a child under the age of 15.

Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case HSE

Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case

Six months after receiving a normal screening result, the Wexford mother-of-two was diagnosed with breast cancer.

'Play-pods' of up to 12 children to be introduced in creches as they reopen from 29 June

These services will first be made available to children of essential workers and those experiencing poverty or welfare issues.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Change to wage subsidy scheme to include those returning from maternity leave

The change will also accommodate those returning from a period of paternity or adoptive leave.

Government to reopen primary and secondary schools at the end of August

It may not be possible for all students to attend class every day, Varadkar said today.

Schools to reopen at the end of August and a new deal with private hospitals: Today's Covid-19 main points

The deaths of nine more people in Ireland from Covid-19 were announced last night.

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

Members of Kinahan gang were paid €20,000 for 'setting people up for a hit," court hears

A sentencing hearing for three individuals was heard before the Special Criminal Court today.

Government to negotiate new deal with private hospitals

The current deal to use private facilities during the Covid-19 crisis will not be extended beyond the end of June.

Ireland’s leading Olympic hope may retire unless government relax rules

Two-time world rowing champion Sanita Puspure fears her hopes of gold in Tokyo could be ruined by lockdown policies.

Young women in Ireland report being loneliest in EU, study finds

The findings were the first published from Eurofound’s living, working and Covid-19 online survey.

From The42 Adeolokun, Leader and McKeon among 12 departures confirmed by Connacht Clearout

Adeolokun, Leader and McKeon among 12 departures confirmed by Connacht

The trio represented the province over 320 times between them, with Adeolokun earning an Irish cap in 2016.

Minneapolis riot police arrest CNN crew reporting live on George Floyd protest USA

Minneapolis riot police arrest CNN crew reporting live on George Floyd protest

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said the arrest was “totally unacceptable and totally inadvertent”.

Appeal for witnesses after man injured in shooting in Darndale last week

No arrests have been made to date in relation to the shooting.

I've been living with MS for 10 years now and remote working during Covid-19 is a huge help

Niamh McCarron says people with chronic illnesses and disabilities have been asking for remote working for years, often getting told that it can’t be supported, for a whole list of reasons.

Woman (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run in Dublin

The woman sustained serious leg injuries.

Irish-focused study finds no evidence that Covid-19 was transmitted in schools before government closures

The authors suggest that evidence of transmission among school children has yet to emerge.

The weather is going to be absolutely lovely this June bank holiday weekend

Temperatures will remain in the 20s all weekend.

Man (20s) charged after pharmacy robbed in Dublin

The incident happened at around 1.45pm yesterday afternoon.

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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