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Today’s News

Jo Jo Dullard's family 'know in our hearts she is not alive' but want help to 'bring her home' 25 Years On This post contains videos

Jo Jo Dullard's family 'know in our hearts she is not alive' but want help to 'bring her home'

Kathleen Bergin was speaking as gardaí confirmed they had made the case a murder investigation.

Review finds that the average cost of delivering childcare across all services in Ireland is €4.14 per hour

The review was undertaken by Crowe in association with Apteligen in 2018.

British government says EU leaders must 'change their position' for talks to continue

The British government has launched a ‘time is running out’ campaign urging businesses to get ready for the end of the transition period on 31 December.

From The42 Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited Player Watch

Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited

Conor McKenna scored 1-2 and set-up 1-1 on his first senior appearance for his county.


Ireland's Covid tracker app is now linked with similar contact tracing apps from Italy and Germany

There are currently no countries on Ireland’s travel green list, however.

Wales to begin two-week 'firebreak' lockdown to limit spread of Covid-19

The “sharp and deep” lockdown will begin at 6pm on 23 October.

'People are concerned about the unknown': Hairdressers report surge in business as restrictions loom

Hairdressers would close under Level 4 and 5 of the current Living with Covid plan.

Rainfall warning for entire country in place today and tomorrow

Heavy rainfall is expected at times with a risk of local flooding.

Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment rises by over 15,000

244,153 people are now in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

820 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Northern Ireland

Derry and Strabane continues to be the worst-affected area, with Belfast also posting high numbers.

French police conduct raids on radical Islamist groups amid public outcry over killing of teacher

Samuel Paty was killed on Friday in an attack that has drawn parallels with the 2015 Charlie Hebdo massacre.

'It's going to be a disaster for us': Retailers call for clarity and support ahead of tightening of Covid restrictions

Business owners aren’t holding out hope for all retailers to be deemed essential.

'Small nugget' could break open Jo Jo Dullard case as gardaí make it a murder investigation 25 Years On This post contains videos

INTO says there's anxiety among teachers nationwide amid fears health precautions are 'inadequate'

The union wants a number of actions taken immediately to help safeguard schools.

Woman sued by stepson for share of €3.3m jackpot can't sue former Lotto operator over 'bad advice'

Mary Walsh settled proceedings brought against her by her step-son David Walsh in 2018.

Cabinet to meet to finalise 'decisive and nationwide' restrictions

Minister Simon Harris said yesterday that “Level 3 has not worked” and that further restrictions are looming.

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000

Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.

'A young woman disappeared without a trace': What happened to Jo Jo Dullard?

Gardaí today confirmed they have upgraded their investigation into the disappearance of Josephine ‘Jo Jo’ Dullard to a murder inquiry.

Gardaí seize €70k worth of cannabis after stopping car being driven erratically in Tallaght

A man in his 40s is due in court today after being charged over the drugs seizure.

Breaking down what's at stake for each county in the last round of the GAA football league

The last round of games are scheduled to take place next weekend.

Teenager treated for serious injuries in hospital after being stabbed in house in Carlow

Another male in his teens has been arrested over the incident.

Manchester restrictions row rumbles on as local leaders continue to resist calls for toughest measures

The mayor of Greater Manchester has called on the House of Commons to vote to break the impasse.

Poll: How often do you post letters? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you post letters?

Fewer people send letters nowadays, opting for other forms of communication such as email.

Ahead of today's announcement, here are the differences between Level 4 and Level 5 Covid restrictions

It’s understood that a middle ground between Level 4 and Level 5 is a probable scenario for the coming weeks.

Fifth arrest made over alleged witness intimidation relating to Aaron Brady murder trial

Brady was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison for the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.

The 9 at 9: Monday

New Covid-19 restrictions expected and Jo Jo Dullard investigation upgraded to murder inquiry.

Martin Scorsese makes virtual appearance as Liam Neeson film scoops top award at the IFTAs

Black ’47, Rialto and Black Mirror were also among the awards at the IFTAs last night.

UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry

In April 2019, an inquest jury found a botched IRA warning call led to the deaths of 21 people unlawfully killed in the atrocity in 1974.

House prices rise 5% as supply falls to lowest in over a decade

Some urban areas saw an increase of up to around 10% in the cost of housing between June and September.

Man who failed to restrict movements after trip abroad led to 56 Covid-19 infections

The example has been published in a report by the Department of Public Health, Mid West.

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless

Their son has not been in school since a violent incident outside the family home last month.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Tributes pour in after former Tyrone goalkeeper dies aged 33 RIP

Tributes pour in after former Tyrone goalkeeper dies aged 33

Jonathan Curran won an All-Ireland under Mickey Harte in 2008.

Quiz: How well do you know your diss tracks?

In need of a diss-track-tion?

Explainer: How does the US voting system work?

People have already starting casting their votes in the 2020 election.

Money Diaries: A 33-year-old nurse on €46k living in Dublin and managing her contacts during Covid-19

This week, our nurse describes the pressure she and colleagues are under in work and outside, as they maintain a distance.


Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

An Post to allow free postage to and from nursing homes

The initiative comes under An Post’s Community Focus plan, which has been extended into 2021.

'The government is not going to wash your hands for you': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk faces long rehabilitation after knee surgery

The Dutchman damaged knee ligaments during Saturday’s derby draw with Everton.

Trump and Biden hit the trail in a charged election week

Trump and Biden have targeted swing states in the final weeks before the election.

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