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Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s a round-up of this morning’s main stories.

'It is an outlier': How Sweden's Covid-19 response has differed from other European countries

The Swedish government’s response to the virus allows a relatively liberal amount of personal freedom.

Ten more people die in Ireland and US deaths to peak in two weeks: Today's Covid-19 main points

Ireland’s death toll from the coronavirus now stands at 46 people.

From The42 Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown Probe

Jack Grealish mystery after Range Rover crashes into parked cars during lockdown

Less than 24 hours before the incident, the player launched a video appeal for people to stay at home.

Ministers urge employers to reconsider staff redundancies and look at State supports

The government announced Covid-19 income support measures last week.

Poll: Will you pay attention to the Seanad general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay attention to the Seanad general election?

Counting in the Seanad general election begins today.

Firefighters battle 150-acre gorse fire in Killarney National Park

The fire took a number of hours to bring under control last night.

Opinion: Emergency Covid-19 legislation harks back to the Civil War, ‘the Emergency’ and the Troubles

Conor Casey of Trinity College says a challenge to the new legislation would be unlikely to succeed.

Trump says coronavirus death rate in US likely to peak in two weeks' time

The US president also extended “social distancing” guidelines until 30 April.

A TV class for primary school children starts on RTÉ2 today at 11am

The ‘Home School Hub’ will be aired each morning from 11am to 12 noon on RTÉ2.

'The phone is ringing off the hook': SeniorLine reports increase in calls amid cocooning confusion

Third Age says the Covid-19 crisis has created new populations of older people unused to living in isolation.

Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted

This has been an election like none other for candidates hoping for a seat in the upper house.

Yesterday’s News

Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to home

Gardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home.

'Wheels up' for rescue flight carrying Irish citizens who were stranded in Peru

More than 100 Irish citizens are on the flight from Lima.

Quiz: Can you finish these 80's song lyrics?

Never gonna give (you) up.

Gardaí issue appeal for missing 14-year-old girl from Meath

The teenager was last seen in the Trim area.

Health Minister expects measures this week to address coronavirus infection in nursing homes

On Friday the Chief Medical Officer said there have been nine clusters of infection at nursing homes.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

HSE expects coronavirus peak in two weeks, contract tracing app in the works and Trump backtracks on ‘quarantine’ idea.

'I was thrown off a horse onto a concrete path. I thought I was going to be paralysed'

David Brady is next up in the Laochra Gael hot seat.

How I Spend My Money: A 35-year-old manager from Dublin earning €55,000 living and working in Sweden

This week’s reader lives on the west coast of Sweden and owns an apartment with his girlfriend.

Ireland's death toll reaches 46, PPE supplies arrive from China: Today's Covid-19 main points

The total number of confirmed cases in Ireland is now 2,415.

Covid-19: Normal life will not resume for six months, says UK government doctor Coronavirus This post contains videos

Covid-19: Normal life will not resume for six months, says UK government doctor

Dr Jenny Harries aid the nation will not be in “complete lockdown” for half a year but social distancing measures will be lifted gradually.

Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister

Staff working in homeless services have been deemed essential personnel.

'This is a marathon without a finish line': The week in quotes

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

From The42 The Armagh football and Superleague netball star working as a GP through the Covid-19 crisis Doctor Who

The Armagh football and Superleague netball star working as a GP through the Covid-19 crisis

Caroline O’Hanlon tells The42 about working on the front line and not having time to think about missing sport.

Coronavirus: Ten more deaths and 200 new cases in Ireland confirmed

Earlier today HSE officials said they are expecting the peak of the outbreak will occur in two weeks time.

Doctors concerned patients with chronic illnesses are delaying seeking medical care because of virus outbreak

The IMO said it is important to remember the pandemic does not prevent other diseases from occurring or patients becoming unwell from other infections.

Woman subjected to 'two-hour ordeal' after she woke to man over her bed with knife, court hears

James McKenzie has been charged with burglary and criminal damage.

Just four seats downstairs as Dublin Bus brings in social distancing and reduced service Covid-19 This post contains videos

Just four seats downstairs as Dublin Bus brings in social distancing and reduced service

Social distancing measures will be in place from tomorrow and a reduced schedule will run from Wednesday.

'We have the red carpet rolled out': First shipment of PPE supplies from China arrives in Dublin St Ronan This post contains videos

'We have the red carpet rolled out': First shipment of PPE supplies from China arrives in Dublin

This is the first delivery flight of the HSE’s €208 million order of PPE from China.

Here's what the Covid-19 self-isolation and step-down care centre will look like in Dublin

The centre is expected to be operational this week, with more centres to be established in Cork, Limerick and Galway.

Man (19) charged after allegedly spitting in garda's face and claiming he has coronavirus

Two members of An Garda Siochana have to go off duty for two weeks arising out of the incident.

From The42 Quiz: Can you recognise these 90s All-Ireland hurling winners? It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you recognise these 90s All-Ireland hurling winners?

Do you remember the victors from a brilliant hurling decade?

Officials confirm another six coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland

The death toll in Northern Ireland from the virus now stands at 21.

Covid-19: HSE says contact tracing app could be rolled out 'in the next 10 days'

The HSE’s Paul Connors this morning described it as a “very important piece of technology.

Firefighters rescue eight people from 'well developed fire' in Dublin apartment complex

Four people were taken to hospital, three adults and one child.

HSE planning for peak Covid-19 outbreak to happen in two weeks time based on current modelling

The chief operations officer said they are making preparations for the peak to arrive between the 10 and 14 April.

North Korea fires more missiles into Sea of Japan amid global occupation with coronavirus

North Korea yet to officially report a case of Covid-19 but it is speculated that the virus has reached the country.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s a round-up of this morning’s main stories.

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