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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Today’s News

Covid-19 transported to Direct Provision centre in Caherciveen from Dublin, Dáil committee told

Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley made the claims at a sitting of the Dáil Covid-19 committee today.

From The42 Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund Dominant

Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund

Bayern are now seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

Your evening longread: The strange illness that struck girls in a Mexican town

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

Eleven people accused of offences relating to alleged abuse and neglect of children

The defendants, who range in age from 25 to 76, face over 200 charges.

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Gardaí spat or coughed at 80 times during Covid-19 travel restrictions

New figures from 8 April to 23 May show gardai used anti-spit guards 60 times.

Former UK health secretary says Dominic Cummings was in 'clear breach of lockdown rules'

Senior Tory figures have said it was “humiliating” to watch cabinet ministers defend Dominic Cummings.

Over 33,000 Leaving Cert students have registered for Calculated Grades system

Students have until 10pm on Thursday 28 May to register.

The Remote: Space Force blasts off, Normal People in Sweden and Munster finals in the sun - it's your weekly TV guide This post contains videos

The Remote: Space Force blasts off, Normal People in Sweden and Munster finals in the sun - it's your weekly TV guide

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath

Gardaí helped CAB carry out the search operation today.

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Nine more deaths in Ireland but none in Northern Ireland: Today's Covid-19 main points

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is now 1,615.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 37 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'

A commonly-shared image purporting to be from a 1998 interview with People Magazine is a fake.

No new Covid-19 deaths reported in Northern Ireland

This is the first time since the pandemic took hold in late March that the daily figure has been zero.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Father convicted of FGM of daughter to appeal his sentence

The man and his wife were jailed in January, in the first case of its kind in Ireland.

'This is a huge scandal': No definitive plan for transferring of patients to nursing homes, committee hears

The committee heard from Hiqa this afternoon that the HSE “did not know this sector”.

Man dies after collision between car and truck in Limerick N20

Man dies after collision between car and truck in Limerick

The crash happened on the N20 this afternoon.

From The42 Quiz: Test your knowledge of All-Ireland football final goalscorers Nothing But Net

Quiz: Test your knowledge of All-Ireland football final goalscorers

Let’s find out how much you know here.

Nursing Homes Ireland raised issue of PPE shortage with Department as early as February

A series of correspondence between NHI and the Department of Health has been published today.

Publicans say they face 87% reduction in capacity with 2m social distancing

Yesterday the CMO said the two metre social distancing advice is “not a rule” and it will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery

IFA president Tim Cullinan called on those recording the videos to show more responsibility.

Covid-19 cluster discovered on cargo ship at Australian west coast port

Six of 48 crew members from the Al Kuwait tested positive for the virus.

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Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Sportswriting chat, GAA icons, a coaching masterclass and another journey through space and time.

Covid-19: Concerns over testing in mental health facilities as new cases fall

There were 125 suspected or confirmed cases relating to residents and staff as of last Friday.

British woman jailed in Iran 'on the cusp of good news' over possible clemency

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Airport in 2016.

'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow

If all goes as planned, the mission will see SpaceX become the first private company to send astronauts into space.

From The42 'It's important to recognise that men's sport has had investment and privilege that most of women's sport never had' BTL

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Here are the five bathing areas classified as 'poor' in Ireland

95% of bathing waters met or exceeded the minimum required standard.

Man hospitalised after being injured in shooting in Co Meath

The incident happened at around 10.25pm last night on Main Street in Clonee.

The government's Covid-19 childcare plans, while noble, will not benefit children

Karen Clince of Tigers Childcare says there is another way to provide childcare safely, and she has some suggestions.

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

SIPTU calls on cleaning companies to honour 'agreed' 40 cent per hour pay increase

A new Employment Regulation Order for contract cleaners was delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Solicitors say they can't social distance properly while providing advice to clients in custody

Gardaí said obtaining PPE for solicitors is not their job.

Rate of mumps infection declined significantly in April due to Covid restrictions

A spike in the number of people presenting with the highly infectious condition started in late 2018.

'The dismay will live forever with us': Nursing homes CEO to tell TDs sector was left isolated at start of crisis

The Special Covid-19 Committee will meet today to discuss nursing homes and Direct Provision.

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