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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 1 June, 2020

Today’s News

Two more deaths in Ireland and Latin American cases reach over 1 million: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what’s making headlines in relation to Covid-19 both here and abroad.

Trump heads to White House bunker as hundreds protest against racism in Washington

Tens of thousands of people have joined demonstrations across the US over the weekend.

A tribute to the Class of 2020: How one group of teachers marked the end of school for sixth years

As schools end an academic year in the Covid-19 pandemic, a group of secondary teachers in Tallaght had to pay tribute to their students.

The CSO wants people to 'tell Ireland’s story' of Covid-19

The work of the country’s census office has been hampered by the pandemic.

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Further clarity needed on NI business and trade in UK's protocol plan, EU House of Lords committee says

It has been nearly two weeks since the UK published its proposal for the Northern Ireland protocol.

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease

A Council spokesperson said it is “acutely aware of this issue” and is “working to come up with a solution.”

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19 HSE

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 O'Rourke: 'The GAA are being ultra cautious. It's time now to be moving on a bit quicker' Strong View

O'Rourke: 'The GAA are being ultra cautious. It's time now to be moving on a bit quicker'

Colm O’Rourke was speaking on The Sunday Game tonight.

QUIZ: How well do you know Kindergarten Cop?

“I’m going to ask a bunch of questions and I want to have them answered immediately.”

Money Diaries: A software engineer in Dublin living with her boyfriend and three flatmates during the shutdown

This week, our reader finds she’s enjoying slowing down while staying at home during the shutdown, and is spending less.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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From The42 Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests Statement This post contains videos

Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests

Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring while Jadon Sancho marked one of his goals by unveiling a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ T-shirt.

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey Orbital This post contains videos

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey

Docking took place at 3.16pm Irish time and the astronauts entered some three hours later.

'I'm getting shot!': Journalists under attack from police and protesters across US Violence This post contains videos

'I'm getting shot!': Journalists under attack from police and protesters across US

The arrest and handcuffing of a black CNN journalist has drawn the widest coverage.

Coronavirus: Two deaths and 66 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The National Public Health Emergency Team have confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire Paris This post contains videos

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire

President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.

Dozens gather in Dublin for peaceful protests against US police brutality

Two protests were held in Dublin this afternoon in solidarity with protesters in the US.

Trump says he will delay G7 summit to Autumn and invite other countries to join

Trump said he would like to invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India to the group.

People advised to seek shade during the day today as temperatures of up to 26 degrees expected

The warm weather will continue tomorrow with highs of up to 27 degrees.

Bertie Ahern on lifting lockdown: 'You will not carry the public if we drift into August'

The former taoiseach has outlined his thoughts on the government’s roadmap.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Clare's great 90s hurling team? Banner

Quiz: How well do you remember Clare's great 90s hurling team?

It was the decade of the Banner roar. Let’s test your knowledge.

Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, Michael Angelis, dies aged 76 RIP

Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, Michael Angelis, dies aged 76

The narrator and actor died suddenly while at home with his wife yesterday, his agent said.

'No plan' for carers or those who need care when they get tested for Covid-19

“If I could do this alone I would, it would be better than dealing with the system,” one family carer said.

Poll: Does the sunny weather make lockdown easier or harder? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the sunny weather make lockdown easier or harder?

Are you happy to soak up the sun from your garden or do you crave a populated beach?

Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden

Protests over police killings of black people reignited after George Floyd was killed during an arrest on Monday.

40 youths obstruct gardaí as two arrested after altercation in Salthill, Galway

Several garda units were called to the scene to try and restore peace and disperse the crowd.

Sitdown Sunday: When Courtney Love rocked Liverpool

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Fine Gael 'treads carefully', but Fianna Fáil is eager to fast-track reopening of the country

Senior figures in Fianna Fáil have been questioning some of the guidelines this week.

No Brexit trade deal if Boris Johnson doesn't stick to promises, Michel Barnier warns

Barnier told The Sunday Times there would not be an “agreement at any cost”.

Three arrested and eight million cigarettes seized in NI during cross-border operation

A number of other items were seized elsewhere including €100k in cash and several vehicles.

'He wrote me a lovely letter when I was in hospital. It's with my illness scrap book'

George Hamilton remembers his old colleague Bill O’Herlihy on the fifth anniversary of his death.

Master of the High Court: 'Restructuring SMEs through examinership is needed in these tough times'

Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan says SMEs always bear the brunt of recession, and this time things need to change.

From The42 'The minute I don't enjoy it, I certainly won't play' - 15 seasons, 166 games and still driving Wexford on Brian Malone

'The minute I don't enjoy it, I certainly won't play' - 15 seasons, 166 games and still driving Wexford on

Wexford’s record appearance holder on why he keeps going at inter-county level, the highs of the early years and coping with the current shutdown.

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'It wouldn't be a failure': Why there may be more clusters as Ireland re-opens and the plan to manage them

Dr Tony Holohan said this week we’re “better placed” now to deal with an outbreak or cluster now than we may have been in February.

Saturday 30 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the Twilight series?

A new Twilight book is due to come out later this year.

From The42 10 positives in latest round of testing in English Championship Project Restart

10 positives in latest round of testing in English Championship

The fourth round of testing in Premier League clubs has presented no new cases.

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