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Thursday 28 May, 2020

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death Minneapolis This post contains videos

Minnesota governor declares state of emergency amid violent protests over George Floyd's death

Floyd’s death is seen as the latest example of police brutality against African Americans in the US.

Over 98% of Leaving Cert students sign up for Calculated Grades system

The deadline to register has been extended until midday tomorrow.

Quiz: Can you name this Irish castle?

Oh tell me why, do we build castles in the sky?

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

New Covid-19 symptoms, how schools will reopen and the Premier League made the headlines today.


Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher

Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.

Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Appeal to find man (65) missing from Dublin since yesterday

Daniel Gleeson is missing from the Dublin 8 area.

Aer Lingus cabin crew in Shannon to be temporarily laid off

Staff at Dublin and Cork airports face further pay and roster cuts.

Coronavirus: 17 deaths and 73 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Chief Medical Officer briefed Cabinet ministers earlier today.

Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Gardaí 'extremely concerned' for teenage girl missing since last week

Chantelle Doyle (14) was last seen on Eden Quay, Dublin 1, last Thursday.


Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Nursing homes, the Leaving Cert and Dominic Cummings made the headlines today.

'I know you'll be very sad but I'll always be with you': Woman wrote letter to sister before dying from Covid-19

“Yours is the hardest letter to write, how can I put into words how much I love you.”

Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath

Gardaí helped CAB carry out the search operation today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man dies after collision between car and truck in Limerick N20

Man dies after collision between car and truck in Limerick

The crash happened on the N20 this afternoon.


Sunday 24 May, 2020

'Should I wear a plaque saying I have a disability?': The reality of life with sight loss during a pandemic

Golf champion Carol Brill said daily tasks can be “very, very stressful” for people with sight and hearing loss.

Friday 22 May, 2020

Range Rover and designer watches seized by CAB in Dublin and Meath

A number of files, documentation and hard drives were also seized.

Most customers whose travel plans were cancelled amid Usit liquidation will be able to claim refunds

The company’s online operations have been bought by a previous CEO and shareholder.

Gardaí 'very concerned' for welfare of man missing from Meath

Colin Downey (44) has been missing from his home since Monday.

Coronavirus: 11 deaths and 115 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is now 1,592.

Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50

‘National Slow Down Day’ is taking place from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.

Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year

The average number of daily ED attendances at the end of March was approximately half what it was at the beginning of March.

Thursday 21 May, 2020

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

In some widely shared posts on social media, people have claimed that deaths are incorrectly being put down to the virus.

Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you recognise these Irish islands from aerial photos?

Islands in the stream, that is what these are.

People warned not to fall for unemployment payment text scam

The text states that the recipient is due to receive a payment, and asks them to click on a link.

Tidy Towns groups can still get funding despite competition being cancelled

The annual competition was one of the many events cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Tuesday 19 May, 2020

The Remote: Normal People in Italy, and reliving a certain World Cup '90 match - it's your weekly TV Guide

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

Monday 18 May, 2020

Phase One kicks in, and four new deaths confirmed: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here are the main points to know about Covid-19 in Ireland and around the world today.

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly Covid-19 This post contains videos

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly

Many people are wearing face masks in an effort to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Covid-19: Close contacts will be tested twice - on day 1 and day 7 - whether or not they have symptoms

The move has been welcomed as Ireland starts to slowly ease restrictions.


Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021

Seven in 10 people think we’ll have some form of social distancing in place until at least June 2021.

Thursday 14 May, 2020

Families 'deeply concerned' about welfare of people with intellectual disabilities amid crisis

Inclusion Ireland has asked to appear before the Oireachtas Covid-19 committee.

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'

Oxfam has warned that rich countries and industry could prevent or delay the vaccine from reaching vulnerable people.

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.


Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about these Dublin films?

Lights. Camera. Action.

Girl (16) in serious condition after being pulled from sea in Bray

The girl was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.

Man arrested after garda√≠ seize cocaine worth ‚ā¨60,000 in Tipperary

The suspected cocaine was found at an outdoor location yesterday.

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care

Groomers have been advised to assess each dog on “a case-by-case basis” via photos or video conferencing.

Ireland to feature in Eurovision 'song celebration' tonight Story Of My Life This post contains videos

Ireland to feature in Eurovision 'song celebration' tonight

The first semi-final of the contest was due to take place in Rotterdam today.

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