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Today’s News

Gardaí warn of significant increase in con-artists exploiting coronavirus fears

incidents have been reported in areas around the country.

Yesterday’s News

New York transformed as US virus death toll exceeds China's

The pandemic has killed more than 1,000 New Yorkers.

Man charged after stabbing at Cork bus stop this morning

The victim received multiple stab wounds at around 7.45am this morning.

Justice Dept: Over 650 new beds 'will facilitate greater social distancing and isolation' in Direct Provision

The new accommodation will mainly be located in hotels in Dublin, Galway and Cork.

17 more deaths in Ireland, and UK death toll increases by 393: Today's Covid-19 main points

The death toll in the Republic of Ireland climbed to 71 today, after this evening’s announcement.

'Weaponising of Covid-19 is unpatriotic,' says GRA president about deliberate coughing incidents

“Anything that undermines this national effort is nothing other than unpatriotic,” said Jim Mulligan.

From The42 The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under house arrest Interview

The Ireland and Lions legend running a Top 14 club under house arrest

This may be the most surreal period of Jeremy Davidson’s career but the former Irish star has not lost his focus as rugby faces its biggest battle yet.

Body of woman in her 50s discovered at house in Dublin

The woman’s body was discovered in unexplained circumstances at a house in the Killiney area earlier today.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

From the Seanad elections to the latest homeless figures, here’s a round up of today’s news.

Over 30,000 tests for Covid-19 carried out in Ireland as health officials urge people waiting for result to self-isolate

Dr Cillian De Gascun said that constraints relating to testing has meant delayed results for some people.

From The42 'It said ‘I hope your kids get coronavirus' and 'I hope they die in a house fire’' - Patrick McClean defends brother James Online Abuse

'It said ‘I hope your kids get coronavirus' and 'I hope they die in a house fire’' - Patrick McClean defends brother James

The Ireland winger was fined two weeks’ wages by his club Stoke City last week for an ill-judged Instagram post.

Coronavirus: 17 more deaths and 325 new cases in Ireland confirmed

Health officials released the latest figures this evening.

Your evening longread: Meet the godfather of fake news - and the factchecker

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

Prison Service now has temperature checks at the entrances to all prisons

“Difficulties do exist in implementing social distancing on the basis that over 52% of prisoners share cells,” a prison spokesperson said.

Boris Johnson tweet of virtual Cabinet raises cybersecurity concerns

The Zoom Meeting ID number was visible in screenshot from the video conference which was posted to Twitter.

Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time'

We spoke to the author Kate Elizabeth Russell about what inspired her controversial but critically-acclaimed novel.

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148

Eoghan Murphy said that his priority during the Covid-19 pandemic would be the safety of those in emergency accommodation.

Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize €122k worth of cannabis from growhouse

Gardaí said they seized 153 cannabis plants.

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site

The contractors had been criticised for continuing construction at the site after new government guidelines.

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

From feelgood movies to action flicks, we have you covered. On terrestrial TV and streaming.

Almost €550,000 donated to grassroots fundraiser Feed The Heroes in 2 weeks

Here’s a round up of some lovely things people are doing for one another – from a teddy bear hunt to Gardaí walking senior citizens’ dogs.

Chief Medical Officers to formalise co-ordination between Irish Government and Stormont

The leaders will discuss cross border cooperation amidst the ongoing global health crisis.

Man accused of attempting to bite and spit at gardaí refused bail

Radu Timoc was arrested yesterday evening for suspected drink-driving.

Gardaí launch investigation after delivery vans criminally damaged outside Dublin supermarket

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Plans underway for Dáil to sit in Convention Centre or Dublin Castle for Taoiseach election vote

The Covid-19 outbreak means the full contingent of TDs are not allowed sit in Leinster House.

Man accused of murder of 11-year-old Limerick boy is sent forward for trial

Dillon was remanded in continuing custody to appear for trial at a date yet to be announced.

From The42 'The future of our people is in our hands' - 16 iconic Irish sports stars send rallying call to the nation Unite By Staying Apart This post contains videos

'The future of our people is in our hands' - 16 iconic Irish sports stars send rallying call to the nation

A powerful video and a clear message from some household names.

From The42 FAI introduce pay deferrals of up to 50% amid Covid-19 crisis Measures

FAI introduce pay deferrals of up to 50% amid Covid-19 crisis

The scheme extends to all staff, including Mick McCarthy and his backroom team.

Explainer: What is happening with Hungary's new Covid-19 laws and why are they so controversial?

A contentious bill was passed by the Hungarian parliament last night.

Dáil to sit on Thursday, but Labour TDs will stay at home to support the 'national effort'

Alan Kelly and Ged Nash will publish subtitled videos of their statements on social media.

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams

Figures from the BPFI show €12m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

Nine-fold increase in health and safety workplace complaints in NI since Covid-19 outbreak

An “unprecedented” volume of calls have been received about social distancing in the workplace, the watchdog said.

Not all of those aged over 70 are following advice on cocooning, government warns

Over 460,000 people aged over 70 receive a pension.

Crime stats: Fraud and deception rates spike as homicide offences drop by 37.5%

Controlled drug offences rose by 17.3% to a total of 21,475 offences.

Spain witnesses another 849 coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours, bringing total toll to 8,189

Over the same period, the number of confirmed cases rose to 94,417.

Military police investigation launched after suspected cocaine discovered at Baldonnel Airfield

The Defence Forces confirmed that an investigation has been launched.

Former deputy principal jailed for possession of child pornography struck off teaching register

Brian Fitzgerald Fitzgerald was sentenced to three years in prison, with the final 18 months suspended.

Three former TDs elected to the Seanad as counting continues

Sinn Féin’s Fintan Warfield and Fine Gael councillor John McGahon also won a seat.

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