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Dublin: 15°C Tuesday 22 September 2020

Today’s News

From the lowest point of the last recession to 2018, Irish net household wealth grew by 74%

A study suggests households are ‘more resilient’ entering this recession.

Cocaine overtakes opiates to become Ireland's second-most commonly used illicit drug

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

Boris Johnson announces tough new restrictions that could stay in place 'for six months'

Weddings are to be reduced to 15 people and penalties for not wearing face coverings are to be increased.

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

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From The42 22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster Talent

22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster

The talented playmaker showed his promise after moving to out-half against Toulouse.

German prosecutors probe Madeleine McCann suspect over 2004 rape of Irishwoman

The Brunswick prosecutor confirmed it today.

Man and woman detained after allegedly ingesting 280 pellets of cocaine

Gardaí seized the drugs shortly before 8pm on Sunday evening.

Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire in Dublin Mountains

The fire service said a strong breeze is driving the smoke over a wide area.

Concerns over increases in Covid-19 hospitalisations and admissions to ICU HSE

Concerns over increases in Covid-19 hospitalisations and admissions to ICU

HSE CEO Paul Reid said last night that there were 90 people hospitalised with Covid-19 and 19 in ICU.

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Poll: Would you call the Gardaí if your neighbours broke Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings?

Curtain-twitching brought to its full potential, but in the middle of a pandemic – would you do it?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

An interview with the Taoiseach and a Covid-19 ‘game changer’: here’s what’s happening this morning.

Covid-19: UK government urges people to work from home with fresh restrictions set to be announced

Boris Johnson will announce new measures in a TV address later this evening.

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.

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Simon Coveney to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels to discuss 'challenging' Brexit developments

Coveney has said the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has Ireland’s full support.

Celebrity astrologer Jackie Stallone - mother of Sylvester Stallone - dies aged 98 RIP

Celebrity astrologer Jackie Stallone - mother of Sylvester Stallone - dies aged 98

Her son, the singer Frank Stallone, confirmed news of her death on Monday.

Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck

Two large pods of long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars in Macquarie Harbour.

Column: Ireland's forestry industry has hit a blockade - here's a way we can get through it

Ireland needs a new model for forestry that does not damage nature, writes Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett.

Boris Johnson to address Commons as UK braces for 'tough six months'

Johnson will set out steps to tackle a second wave of coronavirus when he appears before MPs today.

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.

Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget

Micheál Martin spoke to TheJournal.ie about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.

Yesterday’s News

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19

The researchers in the new study described their findings as a potential “game changer”.

A theatre and two hotels will be turned into makeshift courts in England to tackle a Covid backlog

The director of public prosecutions in England has said delays to court cases are “corrosive”.

John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’

Mark David Chapman was denied parole for an 11th time in August.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Theresa May insists she will not vote for controversial Brexit legislation

The former prime minister warned the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will cause “untold damage” to the country’s reputation.

From The42 From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory Kiladangan

From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory

Darragh Egan has been central to the rise of his club Kiladangan in Tipperary.

Your evening longread: The sold-out flight that goes... nowhere

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

Actor Michael Lonsdale - who played a Bond villain in Moonraker - dies aged 89

The French-British actor was best known for his villainous turn as Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore’s 007 in Moonraker.

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UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October

Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures to curb the spread of the virus tomorrow.

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week

Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.

Fancy driving a train? Irish Rail has opened its latest recruitment drive with salary scale up to €60k

Irish Rail said it’s been encouraged by the increasing interest from women in its recruitment drives.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue

“I want to say I am so sorry to the people who were affected.”

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Coronavirus: No further deaths and 188 new cases - including 76 in Dublin

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.

North introduces limits on household indoor gatherings to tackle Covid-19 spike

The new measures were announced this evening by the First and Deputy First Ministers.

From The42 'It's a little bit of rocks or diamonds from him' - Stockdale struggles in Toulouse Errors

'It's a little bit of rocks or diamonds from him' - Stockdale struggles in Toulouse

The Ulster wing’s performance was up for discussion on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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