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Today’s News

Confirmed cases in Northern Ireland exceeds 1,000, Trump expects 'a lot of death' in the US: Today's Covid-19 main points

17 more deaths from the virus in Ireland were confirmed last night.

Scotland's chief medical officer flouts her own advice after being photographed visiting second home

Dr Catherine Calderwood was spotted with her family at their second home more than an hour’s drive from Edinburgh.

From The42 'We're in discussions with Robbie' - Keane could still have role with FAI Future

'We're in discussions with Robbie' - Keane could still have role with FAI

The 39-year-old is not part of Stephen Kenny’s new Ireland backroom staff.

Another 621 people have died from Covid-19 in UK as minister warns outside exercise could be banned

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was “quite unbelievable” crowds were still gathering over the weekend.

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'Dear friends, look at the real heroes': Pope Francis begins Holy Week celebrations without the public

Normally, tens of thousands of pilgrims would have attended Easter Week services.

Charity urges people to contact GPs as normal with possible cancer symptoms during pandemic

The Irish Cancer Society is worried that people are “putting their lives at risk” by not visiting GPs over symptoms.

Spain sees third daily decline in deaths from coronavirus

The country recorded 674 deaths from Covid-19 on Sunday.

Irish troops return home after six month deployment in Syria

The troops will be self-isolating for 14 days in line with HSE guidelines.

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Three arrested after cocaine worth €140,000 seized in Dublin

The seizure was made on the N81 last night.

Opinion: Mental health and coronavirus: What lessons can Ireland learn from previous epidemics?

It is useful to draw some comparisons with the West African Ebola crisis before Covid-19, John Farrelly writes.

50 clusters of Covid-19 identified in nursing homes, new health data shows

This number of clusters rose by ten in the space of one day, according to data from the HPSC.

HSE says 20% of the first PPE batch to arrive from China was 'unsuitable'

The HSE also said it wants to increase testing to 4,500 people a day next week.

Quiz: Can you recognise these 90s All-Ireland football winners?

Do you remember these former stars who celebrated Sam Maguire glory?

Gardaí urge public to continue social distancing ahead of expected coronavirus peak

Deputy Commissioner John Twomey thanked people for high levels of compliance with the new rules so far.

Iconic singer Marianne Faithful being treated in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19

The 73-year-old singer-songwriter went into hospital on Tuesday.

From The42 'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools' Porchy

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'

Connacht wing John Porch could have retired from rugby as an U20 player.

Poll: Would you ever go on a 'virtual date'? Online Dating This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ever go on a 'virtual date'?

People have been told to stay at home, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still go on dates.

Man threatened shop staff then coughed on gardaí and said he had coronavirus when resisting arrest

The man was reported to be acting aggressively at a retail premises on Dublin’s Dame Street yesterday afternoon.

Sitdown Sunday: 'I live-streamed every second of my life'

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Four questioned over Belfast killing of suspect in Keane Mulready-Woods murder

The PSNI is following a number of lines of inquiry into the fatal shooting of Robbie Lawlor.

The Irish For: Although apart for now, when we reunite, it will be the stuff of poetry. Crisis survival tips from the Irish language

We look to language when seeking a reassuring symbol of endurance, Darach Ó Séaghdha writes.

From The42 Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye An Unfortunate End

Dignified McCarthy leaves Ireland enriched but again without a proper goodbye

Mick is a former Irish manager again, and while it is tempered with a seven-figure bonus, he will regret another unfortunate exit.

Two arrests made in Dublin over spate of burglaries in six-day period

Businesses and residential premises were targeted in the robberies.

Trump says 'there will be a lot of death' but adds restrictions should ease 'sooner rather than later' Coronavirus This post contains videos

Trump says 'there will be a lot of death' but adds restrictions should ease 'sooner rather than later'

Warning of America’s “toughest” week ahead, the US President said “we have to vanquish the virus as quickly as we can”.

Man (20s) on scrambler bike dies after colliding with tree in Cork

The crash happened on a public trail in a woodland area at around 8pm last night.

From The42 Cooper acting as a quarterback, a six-goal epic, and the start of Dublin's curve to five-in-a-row glory All-Ireland Gold

Cooper acting as a quarterback, a six-goal epic, and the start of Dublin's curve to five-in-a-row glory

Former Kerry star Seán O’Sullivan analyses the 2013 All-Ireland semi-final between Dublin and Kerry.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 How Fr O'Brien's Cork hurlers won a brilliant All-Ireland final in 1990 90 C 27

How Fr O'Brien's Cork hurlers won a brilliant All-Ireland final in 1990

TG4 will broadcast the meeting of the Rebels and Cyril Farrell’s Galway this weekend.

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China’s figures, 81,639 cases and 3,326 deaths, are generally considered to be understated.

Sebastian Barry on his acclaimed new book: 'If I was wise I'd probably have done something else... but I'm not a wise man'

We speak to the Irish author and Laureate for Literature about his new novel, set in 1870s USA.

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Man shot dead outside house in Belfast was suspect in Keane Mulready-Woods case

The incident happened at Etna Drive at around 11.50am this morning.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision' Wave Goodbye

Mick McCarthy: 'It's disappointing I can't finish it off. It's bittersweet, but I fully support the decision'

The outgoing Ireland boss has signed off with an interview on FAI TV.

331 new cases in Ireland and New York's death toll rises: Today's Covid-19 main points

There are now 4,604 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

New York's death toll rises by record 630 in 24 hours as China donates 1,000 ventilators

The US state has now recorded 113,704 positive cases.

Coronavirus: 17 more deaths and 331 new cases in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Recovery mission underway for two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon did not return to shore at Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, on Thursday.

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