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Today’s News

Ancient skeletal remains believed to date back to 15th century found in Swords, Co Dublin

Gardaí were called to the scene by locals at 6pm this evening.

€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois

The women were arrested after their car was stopped on the M7 motorway this afternoon.

190 doctors to join Ireland's coronavirus fight after graduating in online ceremony

The doctors are expected to join the health service next month.

Coronavirus: France reports highest daily death toll so far, New York Governor warns this is 'not over'

France has been in lockdown since 17 March in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.

Quiz: How well do you know your Irish poetry?

Will things fall apart for you in this quiz?

From The42 Advice from Clare GAA star after cruciate injury and chasing a spot on Ireland's Olympic hockey team Comeback Girl This post contains videos

Advice from Clare GAA star after cruciate injury and chasing a spot on Ireland's Olympic hockey team

Naomi Carroll talks to The42 about her comeback from the dreaded knee injury.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after thieves break into 15 cars and steal one van in Cork

The thefts took place at approximately 4am this morning.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective

Some European countries have ordered people to wear masks outside.

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen ICU

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will “deputise where necessary” while the prime minister is in intensive care.

1960s Bond girl Honor Blackman has died aged 94

Blackman played Pussy Galore in the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger.

Your evening longread: 'The results are magical and nightmarish' - the companies trying to find India's TikTok stars

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

370 new cases and 99 clusters in nursing homes and residential settings: Today's Covid-19 Main Points

There are now 5,364 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

From The42 Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash Statement

Liverpool make furlough u-turn following backlash

Having been criticised for a decision to furlough some non-playing staff, Liverpool have now changed their approach.

Dáil to sit in Convention Centre for Taoiseach election vote

The cost of holding the sitting in the centre will be discussed on Wednesday.

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.

There are now 99 clusters of Covid-19 in nursing homes and residential settings around Ireland

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan confirmed the increase in clusters this evening.

Coronavirus: 16 more deaths and 370 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

Court-ordered access to children for separated parents advised to continue during pandemic

The pandemic can’t be used as an “excuse to prevent separated parents having contact with their children”, the Law Society says.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock

From The42 The rise of Stephen Kenny - told by the men who know him best Stephen Kenny

The rise of Stephen Kenny - told by the men who know him best

His first signing, his former sidekick and the journeyman who became one of the best players in the League of Ireland tell us the secret behind the Dubliner’s ascent to the top of Irish football.

Private consultants concerned about 'ethical dilemma' caused by temporary HSE contracts

Consulting rooms of those who sign the HSE contract will have to shut to current and future private outpatients.

Coronavirus: People on social welfare income support now tops 710,000

A total of 507,000 were issued with a Pandemic Unemployment Payment last Friday.

From The42 The 2020 Open Championship has been cancelled and won't be rescheduled this year Golf

The 2020 Open Championship has been cancelled and won't be rescheduled this year

Ireland’s Shane Lowry was due to defend the Claret Jug at Royal St George’s in July.

Taoiseach says there are risks to lifting restrictions too soon and county-by-county

Advice on whether restrictions should be extended will be given later this week.

March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record

Sales of hand soap rose by 300% and household cleaners were up by 170% in the past 12 weeks.

Orange Order cancels Twelfth of July parades because of Covid-19

Grand Master Edward Stevenson said “the Orange family has already lost members”.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'in good spirits' after 'comfortable night' in hospital

The UK government’s coronavirus meeting was chaired today by Dominic Raab.

Looking at long-term impact of Covid-19 crisis: Latest news from Noteworthy

The first investigation will look at a suspected increase in domestic abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

A FF-FG government would be the result of an 'artificially narrowed' choice, says Éamon Ó Cuív

The Galway West deputy said the coalition is also being presented as a response to the Covid-19 crisis when this is not the case.

Wood Quay veteran, hero of the Liberties: John Gallagher's death has deprived Dublin of one of its champions

Gallagher, who passed away recently, kept Dublin and the Liberties in his heart.

Covid-19 community assessment hubs will stop system being 'overburdened' HSE

Covid-19 community assessment hubs will stop system being 'overburdened'

The vice-president of the Irish College of General Practitioners stressed the importance of the hubs.

Two remain in custody as further €20,000 seized from house in Limerick

The Army bomb squad was dispatched to the scene.

Catherine Murphy: Revenue's relaxation of residency rules for Irish tax exiles is 'tone deaf'

Normally, citizens who have chosen to live abroad for tax purposes can spend no more than 182 days a year living in Ireland.

Poll: Did the FAI make the right call replacing Mick McCarthy with Stephen Kenny? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did the FAI make the right call replacing Mick McCarthy with Stephen Kenny?

McCarthy wished Kenny well in his career as Ireland manager.

Mainly dry week in prospect with temperatures touching 17 degrees on Thursday

The weather will become more changeable in the latter part of the week.

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

Man (27) released by police investigating fatal shooting of Dublin criminal in Belfast

Two other men and a teenager remain in custody.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 1994-95 Premier League season? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 1994-95 Premier League season?

Can you vividly recall the year of Jurgen Klinsmann’s move to Spurs and Blackburn’s triumph?

Singer Duffy reveals 'dark story' of rape ordeal to 'help others who have suffered'

The singer said she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday before being held captive in her own home and taken to a foreign country.

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