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Today’s News

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week

13 hours ago 42,743 Views 51 Comments
  • The HSE plans to begin administering at a facility in Dublin city centre on Monday.
  • The initial rollout will target single people living in hostels across the city.
  • There is an estimated 3,000 homeless people in Dublin city in addition to 700 families living in hotels.

Yesterday’s News

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks
# Public Toilets
# Public Toilets

Libraries and sports centres across Dublin to open for public toilets over coming weeks

Thu 11:22 AM 19,207 Views 21 Comments

Eight sports facilities and City Hall will open on a ‘toilets only’ basis with 13 libraries also opening.

Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Dublin City Council seeks retailers to provide public toilets in the capital this summer
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE
# PUBLIC INCONVENIENCE

Dublin City Council seeks retailers to provide public toilets in the capital this summer

Wed 2:03 PM 16,013 Views 29 Comments

Under the plan members of the public will not be charged to use the toilets.

Monday 19 April, 2021

Decision on J&J one-shot dose expected on Tuesday as EMA assesses blood clot data
# One Shot Dose
# One Shot Dose

Decision on J&J one-shot dose expected on Tuesday as EMA assesses blood clot data

Mon 12:25 PM 14,212 Views 17 Comments

The rollout of the one-shot dose was paused in the United States after six rare blood clots were identified post-vaccination.

Saturday 17 April, 2021

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?
# The Numbers
# The Numbers

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's progress?

Apr 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,723 Views 17 Comments

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said on Thursday that Ireland “is in a far better position” but that “we do have a way to go” yet.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

'A person's sexual orientation is not up for debate': O'Gorman moves to outlaw conversion therapy in Ireland
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

'A person's sexual orientation is not up for debate': O'Gorman moves to outlaw conversion therapy in Ireland

Apr 15th 2021, 5:03 PM 30,033 Views 67 Comments
  • It's been confirmed officials have prepared a scoping paper and are engaging with the Department of Health.
  • The move comes after a new cross-party all-island coalition this week called for the practice to be banned.
  • O'Gorman said Government must be "proactive" in banning such practices.
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More than 18,000 people so far have registered on the HSE portal for their vaccine
# Hse Portal
# Hse Portal

More than 18,000 people so far have registered on the HSE portal for their vaccine

Apr 15th 2021, 2:28 PM 33,991 Views 49 Comments

The online portal is open for those aged 69 first, rolling out over the following four days to those aged 68, 67, 66 and then 65.

NPHET set to move briefings to once a week from May as vaccines rolled out
# Nphet
# Nphet

NPHET set to move briefings to once a week from May as vaccines rolled out

Apr 15th 2021, 6:45 AM 25,596 Views 38 Comments

Health officials are considering holding only one briefing a week from May.

Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur
# The Stacks
# The Stacks

Foundations of iconic Poolbeg chimneys at risk of corrosion due to presence of sulphur

Apr 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 24,616 Views 62 Comments
  • The ESB said chemical analysis undertaken last year identified the presence of the corrosive element.
  • It's planned works will be carried out on the iconic chimneys this year, Cónal Thomas reports.
  • Councillor Dermot Lacey has called for the towers to be protected and repainted.

Monday 12 April, 2021

Positivity rate at Finglas and Mulhuddart walk-in test centres is 6%
# Covid-19 Test Centres
# Covid-19 Test Centres

Positivity rate at Finglas and Mulhuddart walk-in test centres is 6%

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 10:02 PM 62,918 Views 46 Comments

The HSE has this evening announced two more walk-in test centres in Mullingar and Dunmanway.

Saturday 10 April, 2021

As Ireland's vaccines are rolled out, how does this week's Covid-19 data compare to last week's?
# WEEK IN STATS
# WEEK IN STATS

As Ireland's vaccines are rolled out, how does this week's Covid-19 data compare to last week's?

Apr 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 42,155 Views 42 Comments

Ireland now has one of the lowest incidence rates among European countries, alongside Denmark and Finland.

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Thursday 8 April, 2021

Over €25 million in contactless payments per day in February - BPFI
# REDUCE YOUR CONTACT
# REDUCE YOUR CONTACT

Over €25 million in contactless payments per day in February - BPFI

Apr 8th 2021, 6:05 AM 9,171 Views 8 Comments

The BPFI said today the jump in contactless payments is a result of a higher transaction limit of €50.

Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Have you seen Hoang? Gardaí renew appeal for teenager missing since December
# Dublin
# Dublin

Have you seen Hoang? Gardaí renew appeal for teenager missing since December

Mar 30th 2021, 10:30 PM 31,675 Views 7 Comments

Haong Huy Nguyen has been missing from the Dublin area since 22 December 2020.

Saturday 27 March, 2021

How does this week's Covid-19 data compare to last week's?
# Covid19
# Covid19

How does this week's Covid-19 data compare to last week's?

Mar 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 45,222 Views 71 Comments

A total of 75% of cases this week were in people aged under 45.

Friday 26 March, 2021

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy

Updated Mar 26th 2021, 8:22 PM 194,539 Views 462 Comments
  • The Dublin hospital gave "leftover vaccines" to 20 teachers and staff from St Gerard's Catholic school in Bray.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the incident is "extremely annoying" and "extremely frustrating for the public".
What vaccine deliveries can Ireland and the EU expect from April onwards?
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# Vaccination

What vaccine deliveries can Ireland and the EU expect from April onwards?

Mar 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 106,348 Views 55 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said on Thursday that Ireland expects to receive 1 million doses between today and 30 April.

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Thursday 25 March, 2021

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu
# Hazel Chu
# Hazel Chu

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu

Mar 25th 2021, 8:49 AM 19,235 Views 35 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination to run in the Seanad byelection on Monday.

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 683 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 683 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 24th 2021, 6:00 PM 105,070 Views 230 Comments

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

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Hospital cases stand at 342 as NPHET warns of 'volatile' situation
# Covid19
# Covid19

Hospital cases stand at 342 as NPHET warns of 'volatile' situation

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 11:10 AM 36,642 Views 72 Comments
  • Health officials last night confirmed 520 new cases of Covid-19 and one death.
  • The Government will assess the situation ahead of an announcement next week.
  • The booking portal for mandatory hotel quarantine in Ireland went live this morning.
Man missing from Dublin found safe and well
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Man missing from Dublin found safe and well

Mar 23rd 2021, 9:06 AM 23,015 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

Monday 22 March, 2021

Coronavirus: One death and 520 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 520 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:02 PM 97,078 Views 164 Comments

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

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Poll: Should house viewings be allowed under Level 5?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should house viewings be allowed under Level 5?

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:12 AM 35,656 Views 23 Comments

Since January, viewings of properties available to buy or rent have moved online.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 8:50 AM 11,528 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Saturday 20 March, 2021

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's Third Wave?
# COVID19 DATA
# COVID19 DATA

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's Third Wave?

Mar 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 40,761 Views 71 Comments

Ireland has been under Level 5 restrictions for more than 12 weeks.

Thursday 18 March, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with virus at 345 as EMA set to decide on AstraZeneca vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

Number of people hospitalised with virus at 345 as EMA set to decide on AstraZeneca vaccine

Updated Mar 18th 2021, 11:50 AM 27,185 Views 29 Comments
  • It comes amid concerns about a possible rise in infection
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 557 new Covid-19 cases and 17 deaths
  • The European Medicines Agency will decide later today on the future use of the AstraZeneca vaccine
Two adults and infant girl hospitalised after car mounts footpath in Mullingar
# LINK ROAD
# LINK ROAD

Two adults and infant girl hospitalised after car mounts footpath in Mullingar

Mar 18th 2021, 7:51 AM 30,608 Views 17 Comments

The car mounted the footpath and injured three pedestrians before leaving the scene.

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Man (40s) charged after €70,000 heroin seizure in Cork
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# Rathduff

Man (40s) charged after €70,000 heroin seizure in Cork

Mar 18th 2021, 7:27 AM 9,524 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí observed a car stopping short of a checkpoint and an occupant of the car discarding a bag a short distance away.

Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Poll: Are you still adhering to the Level 5 restrictions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you still adhering to the Level 5 restrictions?

Mar 16th 2021, 9:19 AM 76,649 Views 106 Comments

As we head into the spring Government has indicated a slight easing of restrictions is on the cards from 5 April.

Monday 15 March, 2021

Arctic Walrus spotted on the rocks at Valentia Island
# Kerry
# Kerry

Arctic Walrus spotted on the rocks at Valentia Island

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 3:00 PM 91,071 Views 45 Comments

Five-year-old Muireann Houlihan spotted the animal.

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 360
# Covid19
# Covid19

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 360

Mar 15th 2021, 11:33 AM 17,884 Views 21 Comments
  • There are currently 86 people in ICU
  • On Sunday there were 349 patients in hospital who have Covid-19
The 9 at 9: Monday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Monday

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 8:58 AM 13,205 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Poll: Will you be taking part in an online event this Paddy's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be taking part in an online event this Paddy's Day?

Mar 15th 2021, 8:31 AM 26,347 Views 51 Comments

Among the range of events featured will be music, poetry, knitting, weaving and wellness workshops and walking, food and history tours.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist seriously injured in Mayo
# Glenisland
# Glenisland

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist seriously injured in Mayo

Mar 15th 2021, 7:19 AM 14,231 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred at 7pm on Sunday.

Stripe to create over 1,000 jobs in Ireland after $600 million investment
# Collison Brothers
# Collison Brothers

Stripe to create over 1,000 jobs in Ireland after $600 million investment

Mar 15th 2021, 6:58 AM 36,583 Views 29 Comments

The company is now valued at $95 billion.

Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland
# Eyes Right
# Eyes Right

Move quickly and misinform: How direct provision centres became a catalyst for far-right activism in Ireland

Mar 15th 2021, 12:02 AM 19,550 Views 0 Comments

The first in a four-part investigation into the growth of far-right activity online in Ireland explores how an anti-immigration agenda infiltrated local activism.

Friday 12 March, 2021

Nolan warns of 'delicate point' in lockdown restrictions as 344 Covid patients in hospital
# Philip Nolan
# Philip Nolan

Nolan warns of 'delicate point' in lockdown restrictions as 344 Covid patients in hospital

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 11:40 AM 38,949 Views 149 Comments
  • As of 8pm last night there were 341 people hospitalised with Covid-19
  • Speaking to RTÉ's Morning Ireland, Nolan said that the country is at "a delicate point" as sectors of society begin to reopen

Thursday 11 March, 2021

Man (30s) dies following crash between car and van in Donegal
# Ballintra
# Ballintra

Man (30s) dies following crash between car and van in Donegal

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 4:28 PM 18,512 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 30s, the driver of the car, has been taken to Sligo University Hospital to be treated for critical injuries.

Man due in court over seizure of cannabis worth €1.8 million
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

Man due in court over seizure of cannabis worth €1.8 million

Mar 11th 2021, 2:02 PM 8,301 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were found deeply hidden in the panels of a van by Revenue officers on Tuesday.

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency
# You Only Get One Shot
# You Only Get One Shot

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency

Mar 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 68,984 Views 92 Comments
  • The is the fourth coronavirus vaccine given the green light by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • The vaccine data was "robust and met the criteria for efficacy, safety and quality"
  • Ireland is set to received 600,000 initial doses but that could be hampered by supply issues
Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí warn of online shopping fraud after 50% increase in reported crimes

Mar 11th 2021, 9:58 AM 15,659 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí said today that up to 10 million online transactions were carried out over the Christmas shopping period.

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