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Today’s News

Department 'inadvertently' emailed 1,700 people telling them their Covid-19 payment was to be stopped

The department said it has now emailed all individuals affected to advise them of the error and reassure them their payment will continue.

From The42 FAI committed to June return for domestic leagues as ban on all activity extended until May Statement

FAI committed to June return for domestic leagues as ban on all activity extended until May

The news comes following the announcement that Covid-19 restrictions are to remain in place until next month.

Your evening longread: What it's like to move to France to become a boulangerie apprentice

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

Coronavirus: 25 deaths and 480 new cases confirmed in Ireland

It comes as the Taoiseach announced an extension to the restrictions on public movement to the 5 of May.

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'Valley of the squinting windows': Taoiseach disputes claims of holidaymakers arriving in Ireland for Easter weekend

Varadkar says the number arriving on flights and ferries is “very minimal”.

From The42 'I don’t think Stephen is too worried' - McClean slams Breen and Hunt over Kenny remarks Response

'I don’t think Stephen is too worried' - McClean slams Breen and Hunt over Kenny remarks

The Stoke City player was speaking in defence of the new Ireland boss.

Restrictions extended until 5 May, Leaving Cert exams postponed: Today's Covid-19 main points

To date, 263 patients diagnosed with the coronavirus in Ireland have died, with 6,574 confirmed cases.

Coronavirus restrictions to remain in place until at least Tuesday 5 May, Taoiseach announces

Simon Harris said that garda enforcement powers will be extended for the next three-and-a-half weeks.

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown

Sharon O’Halloran, Co-CEO of Safe Ireland, says the lack of contact from abused women and children during Covid-19 is a real cause for concern.

Five people arrested by gardaí investigating violent disturbance that left one man hospitalised

The alleged violent disturbance occurred in Clonmel on Thursday.

PSNI make fresh appeal for information over Robbie Lawlor murder

The Dubliner was shot dead outside a house in Belfast on Saturday.

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Drive-by blessings: Louth priest uses Popemobile to reach out to parishioners

Fr Malachy Conlon says the response was so great that he was in the Popemobile for 6 hours.

Family 'very concerned' for welfare of 19-year-old missing since last Saturday

Gardaí believe that Dylan may be in the Dundalk area.

TV and radio ads set to be part of new campaign against domestic abuse during Covid-19 crisis

Gardaí have stressed that support for victims of domestic abuse victims will not stop because of the pandemic.

From The42 Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part III Memories

Skeletal human remains found at south Dublin site

The remains were found in the grounds of a residential development in Rathmines.

Donohoe has 'little reason to doubt' Covid-19 will cause worst economic crisis since Great Depression

The Finance Minister said Ireland will likely have to access some of the financial supports made available by the EU.

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Poll: Did you give up anything for Lent?

And, if so, did you stick to it?

Restrictions set to be extended - but could be eased in the 'next couple of weeks'

Dr Cillian De Gascun stressed that things will not immediately be going back to normal.

The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

Boris Johnson appears to be recovering from Covid-19 after leaving intensive care UK

Boris Johnson appears to be recovering from Covid-19 after leaving intensive care

The UK is warning people not to flout pandemic restrictions over the Easter weekend.

Man aged 101 returns home after 'beating Covid-19' at English hospital

Keith Watson was admitted to hospital for surgery last month and tested positive for Covid-19.

From The42 'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete'' Column

'The first year at times was embarrassing. 'These guys won a World Cup and now they can’t even compete''

Mark Downey recalls the difficult journey that ultimately led to securing a spot at the Olympics.

Gardaí find 20,000 unstamped cigarettes in car at Covid-19 checkpoint

A car was stopped in Bohola in Co Mayo and enquiries were made into the purpose of the driver’s movements.

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland

Dr Stephen Onakuse says the Irish electorate displayed a new empathy in GE2020 and somehow, the coronavirus brought the changes they sought.

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic

There has been increased pressure on the networks as more people work from home and connect with loved ones.

Around 50 student radiographers who are helping battle Covid-19 ask Simon Harris to pay them

Siptu’s Kevin Figgis says that “many” of these student radiographers are replacing existing staff who have to self-isolate.

Repurposed drugs may be a 'cheap option' to treat Covid-19 patients until a vaccine is developed

A study has shown that a vaccine to protect against SARS-CoV2 may be 12-18 months away from development.

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí issue warning to Irish Netflix users over fraudulent email scam

Fraudsters try to obtain users’ bank details under the guise of a request to update their Netflix account.

Courts to increase number of video sittings to overcome Covid-19 restrictions

Hearings have been scaled back in recent weeks following the introduction of physical distancing guidelines.

'Very important step forward': EU finance ministers agree to €500 billion coronavirus rescue deal

Demands from Italy and France for pooled borrowing were put aside in order to strike a deal.

Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise while Covid-19 restrictions are in place

It’s feared rescue crews and emergency services could face by being unnecessarily exposed to the coronavirus.

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Gardaí arrest woman (20s) following alleged stabbing at house in Co Meath

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Quiz: How well do you know your biblical figures?

Do you know your Peters from your Pauls?

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Number of people infected by confirmed case of Covid-19 in Ireland down from four to around one

Professor Philip Nolan said the modelling advisory group can see the “profound effect” the measures are having on transmission.

Introducing: Warriors, The42’s new GAA podcast

Come with us on a journey through space and time… to Wexford in 1996.

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