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Today’s News

Master pastry chef Shane Smith shares his Covid-19 isolation tips and recipes

Tuck in to your weekend food destination with master chef Shane Smyth.

Spot any potentially false posts on Facebook? Let us know and we'll factcheck them

TheJournal.ie is debunking some of the many rumours going around about coronavirus.

Trump announces new guidelines for all Americans to wear masks... but says he won't wear one himself Not For Me This post contains videos

Trump announces new guidelines for all Americans to wear masks... but says he won't wear one himself

“I just don’t want to wear one myself,” the president said.

Two vehicles set alight at garda station to hinder response as two ATMs stolen in Dundalk

The thieves were chased to the border by the Garda Armed Support Unit.

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UK's Labour party to unveil new leader to replace Jeremy Corbyn later today

Keir Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, is the favourite to win the ballot.

A drop in demand for cocaine, a switch to cannabis: How the crisis is affecting drug crime in Ireland

The cocaine trade has been skewed – and the crisis means many gangland figures are simply hunkering down and waiting it out.

Yesterday’s News

Man arrested as €108,000 worth of stolen vehicles seized by Gardaí

Five vehicles were seized by Gardaí at a motor yard in north Co Dublin.

Ireland's newest centenarian shares secrets to long life while celebrating 100th birthday

Margaret Lynch says porridge and walks are the way to go.

Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus outbreak

Authorities have enforced restrictions on access to Bnei Brak, a majority ultra-Orthodox city near Tel Aviv that is home to around 200,000 people.

Here are all the Senators elected to the 26th Seanad with all seats filled

The identities of the 11 Taoiseach’s nominees will remain unknown.

Alan Kelly to be next leader of the Labour Party as Aodhán Ó Ríordáin concedes election

Dublin TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin conceded in the last few minutes.

From The42 GAA could face €60m loss due to coronavirus shutdown - Director General Financial Worry This post contains videos

GAA could face €60m loss due to coronavirus shutdown - Director General

Tom Ryan says GAA have made plans in case games cannot resume until as late as August.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made headlines today.

Quiz: How well do you know Lord of the Rings?

One ring to rule them all…

'I don’t want to be fighting': murdered student Cameron Blair was acting as peacemaker

The 20-year-old’s final words were to tell his friend not to worry.

Bill Withers, Lean On Me and Ain’t No Sunshine singer, dies aged 81 RIP

Bill Withers, Lean On Me and Ain’t No Sunshine singer, dies aged 81

Withers’ family said he died on Monday from heart complications.

From The42 'There'll come a time when sport will become important again I think for people's morale' Tiger Roll

'There'll come a time when sport will become important again I think for people's morale'

ITV Racing presenter Ed Chamberlin on Tiger Roll, the Grand National and racing memories.

Opinion: Why labelling your emotions can help you cope with coronavirus anxiety

Psychologist Brendan Kelly shares an extract from his new book, which is about coping with the coronavirus.

Your evening longread: The woman who lives 200,000 years in the past

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

Ireland's death toll breaks 100 mark as global cases surge over one million: Today's Covid-19 main points

There are now 4,273 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

HSE says some of the PPE flown in from China is 'not appropriate for use'

The Irish government has spent over €200 million on PPE from countries such as China.

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.

Debunked: The risk of carrying coronavirus into your home on your shoes is extremely low

Could you carry coronavirus into your home on your shoes? It’s low risk.

The Explainer: How are other countries dealing with Covid-19 compared with Ireland?

We speak to four reporters based in the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden.

Coronavirus: Total number of deaths in Ireland climbs to 120, as 424 new cases confirmed

The figures were released by the Department of Health at a briefing this evening.

'Anomalies have arisen': Donohoe admits 'gap' in wage subsidy scheme for low paid workers

Sinn Féin says workers are being penalised in some cases.

Sofa Watch: Cocoon yourself with the Late Late or with Jennifer Aniston's cleaning tips Tv Options This post contains videos

Sofa Watch: Cocoon yourself with the Late Late or with Jennifer Aniston's cleaning tips

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

France cancels traditional end of secondary school exams in favour of continuous assessment

The ‘bac’ has been a rite of passage for French students since it was introduced by Napoleon in 1808.

Man (45) who shot two men while trying to rob takeaway jailed for 15 years

Joseph Behan shot two men when they resisted his attempts to rob a takeaway in Raheny last year.

From The42 Premier League announce 30% wage deferral plans and season will not resume in early May Cutting Back

Premier League announce 30% wage deferral plans and season will not resume in early May

The league also confirmed an immediate advance of £125 million to the EFL and the National League.

From The42 When a League of Ireland side travelled to a 'war zone' for a game against Iraq Back In The Day

When a League of Ireland side travelled to a 'war zone' for a game against Iraq

The World Cup warm-up match for the Iraqi team was part of the birthday celebrations of Saddam Hussein.

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600

The Queen is set to address the nation over the crisis on Sunday night.

Public urged to 'shine a light' in their windows on Easter Saturday for the sick and frontline workers

A light will be shone on public buildings and Irish embassies on Easter Saturday.

Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida

Four people have died on board the MS Zaandam which was refused entry by a number of South American countries.

Farmer (64) dies after being attacked by bull

Emergency services were alerted after a neighbour found the man in an unresponsive state.

Man arrested following armed robbery at supermarket in Old Bawn, Dublin

All of the cash taken during the robbery was recovered by gardaí.

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes

Nursing homes now account for 23.8% of Covid-19 clusters in the country.

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