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Oireachtas to invite Facebook whistleblower to appear before committee
Francis Haugen has made a number of blistering claims since going public earlier this month.
Coronavirus: 2,549 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.
Chapters bookstore in Dublin to close down early next year after 40 years in business
The bookstore on Parnell Street is best-known for its extensive second-hand section as well as new books.
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Ulster Bank customers to be given six months' notice to close accounts from early 2022
The bank said it is continuing to serve existing customers, so no action is required by customers yet.
The weather won't be spooktacular this Halloween but it's not terrifying either
Sunday will see some heavy showers but there will be sunny spells too.
Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules
LVA CEO Donall O’Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
All nightclub events must be ticketed from this week.
LVA CEO Donall O'Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said that the Government’s handling of the situation “was and is an absolute shambles”.
Coronavirus: 2,193 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE
Status Yellow rain warning issued for 10 counties for 24 hours
Highest temperatures today will range between 14 and 17 degrees.
Man (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run incident in Galway on Sunday night
The collision occurred between Furbo and Spiddal at around 8.30pm when a male pedestrian was struck by a car.
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Coronavirus: 1,845 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.
Poll: Do you plan to watch some horror films this Halloween?
There’s plenty to choose from ranging between the child-friendly to the very scary ones.
Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE
The HSE’s Damien McCallion said an information campaign will run over the next 10 days to encourage people to take up a vaccine.
Group spreading false Covid-19 claims doubled Facebook interactions in six months
World Doctors Alliance was co-founded by former UCD Professor Dolores Cahill.
KBC to sell most of its loans to Bank of Ireland in €5 billion deal
KBC Bank Ireland said the transaction would ultimately result in KBC Group’s withdrawal from the Irish market.
The return of the bar: The raft of new measures for hospitality have been revealed
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said guidance would be practical and that common sense will apply.
Guidance was published in full this evening.
Minister Catherine Martin said people will be able to queue at the bar once social distancing is observed.
The 11.30 pm closing time for hospitality is to be scrapped.
'The pandemic is growing': Professor Nolan on why we're seeing high and growing Covid-19 incidence
'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume
Coronavirus: 2,029 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.
CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'
The CMO said it is “a really concerning practice”.
Sharp increase for drug and alcohol support services in Midlands - Merchants Quay Ireland
Almost 10,000 people accessed MQI’s services last year with almost 50,000 meals given to homeless people on a take-away basis.
From snake oil to government policy - the long and winding antigen test debate
The Government announced yesterday that it is to increase the use of antigen tests.
Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday
Covid certs aren’t going away just yet. Here’s what else was confirmed today.
Bright days and sunny spells ahead before an unsettled weekend
Tomorrow will see a good deal of dry and bright weather with sunny spells.
Coronavirus: 1,578 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.
NPHET to meet ahead of reopening decision as HSE boss says it's 'back to basics'
NPHET is due to meet at 2pm before delivering its advice to the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee.
NPHET is due to meet at 2pm before delivering its advice to the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee.
Almost all remaining Covid-19 restrictions are due to be lifted on Friday.
But a recent rise in cases numbers and hospitlisations has thrown the plan into doubt.
Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'
President leads tributes to 'two great poets' Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly
Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, the President described both poets as “two great figures” of Irish poetry.
Taoiseach: 'It's not a case of pressing the panic button'
It follow concerns from NPHET about the spread of Covid-19.
Counterterrorism units to lead investigation into fatal stabbing of UK MP David Amess
David Amess was attacked today at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.
David Amess died after he was stabbed several times during a constituency clinic.
A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Micheál Martin are among those who have shared sympathies.
UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess
'Music was his life': Funeral of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney takes place in Wicklow
The piper, composer and producer from Donnycarney in Dublin died earlier this week aged 83.
Covid-19: What's behind the increase in cases and how could it impact re-opening plans?
The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 topped 400 this week for the first time since early March.
Ireland can't seem to get its cases down, and now they're rising.
Cónal Thomas takes a closer look at the case numbers, testing rates, and how people's behaviour is impacting on the spread of the virus.
No decision yet on 22 Oct easing, but suggestions Covid Pass system will be extended
'If you have symptoms presume it's Covid': NPHET seeks return to the basics as cases rise
Star Trek actor William Shatner makes history as oldest man in space
Shatner said it was ‘the most profound experience I can imagine’
Astronaut who recorded for the Chieftains in space pays tribute to founder Moloney
The band had sent Cady Coleman instruments to play while on a mission aboard the ISS.
New zoned land tax branded a 'total joke' by opposition TDs
The tax was announced by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe this afternoon and will replace the vacant sites levy.
Sexual health education in Ireland not just outdated but 'often inaccurate', study finds
It found that 85% of young people have been exposed to misinformation about sexual health.
Irish 18-year-olds can apply for free interrail tickets to travel around Europe next year
Applications will open at 11am and will remain open until 26 October.
NASA astronaut shares image of Dublin from space
Shane Kimbrough is part of the crew of Expedition 65 which began its mission in April.
Coronavirus: 1,358 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.
Coveney says UK dismisses EU's protocol proposals 'over and over again'
His comments comes after Coveney questioned if the UK wants “a breakdown in relations” with the European Union.
Low turnout as Iraqis vote for new parliament
The vote was brought forward from 2022 as a rare concession to a protest movement.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Coronavirus: 1,384 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.