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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 19 November, 2020

Woman arrested after cocaine worth over €98,000 seized during Belfast raid targeting INLA

A spent bullet casing, drug dealing paraphernalia and mixing agent were also found.

Third-level students to get once-off €250 Covid payment before Christmas

All domestic and EU full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible for the payment.

Gardaí renew appeal after man dies following Dublin assault

The man died in hospital more than a week after the assault.

Greece urged to reform immigration detention system and stop migrant pushbacks

A damning report found that migrants were held in conditions that could amount to inhuman treatment.


Man arrested over suspected involvement with people smuggling operation

A search was carried out in Monaghan yesterday.

Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

Referendum on vote in presidential elections among key priorities in new diaspora strategy

Addressing barriers facing emigrants who are returning home is another key commitment in the strategy.

Gardaí seize thousands of counterfeit electronic goods including phones and game console controllers

It’s believed the fake products were destined for the Christmas market.

'You will be believed': Woman beaten by step-mother for 10 years urges victims to report attackers

Cora Desmond has spoken about the abuse she suffered at the hands of Bridget Kenneally.


Friday 6 November, 2020

Department of Health says priests can't be jailed for holding mass during coronavirus restrictions

A TD and a religious group claimed priests could become the target of garda investigations.

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Explainer: Why are Pennsylvania and North Carolina taking so long to count election votes?

Unsurprisingly, Covid-19 has played its part in the delay.

Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Trump campaign to request recount in Wisconsin as Biden takes state

A campaign spokesman claimed there had been ‘reports of irregularities’ but did not provide any evidence.

NTA launches fresh round of public consultation on BusConnects corridors

Cycling campaigners say they have have “serious concerns” about the designs being proposed for major traffic junctions.

Friday 18 September, 2020

Extra gardaí drafted to Dublin and checkpoints across county as Level 3 restrictions begin

There will be a high level of garda visibility on foot, in cars and on bikes across Dublin.

'All of the efforts are to reduce congregation': CMO outlines urgency of fresh Dublin restrictions

The number of Covid-19 cases where the source of the infection is unknown has escalated dramatically in the capital.

Dubliners advised not to travel outside the county for either domestic trips or overseas journeys

Similar to the travel advice throughout the pandemic – it is not a criminal offence to travel beyond the county border or travel abroad.

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 253 new cases - including 116 in Dublin

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.

Dublin universities cancel on-campus activities, move most classes online

The universities agreed to implement enhanced measures in response to a request from government.

Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Mandatory quarantine, the death of a frontline healthcare worker and Ruth Morrissey’s funeral made the headlines today.

Working from home causes drop in many Irish employees' mental and physical health, survey finds

Alcohol consumption and back and neck problems are also on the rise.

A Light That Never Goes Out: Keelin Shanley's posthumous memoir to be published in October

The award winning journalist began writing the book late last year.

Government agrees 15 countries for travel 'green list' following late-night Cabinet meeting

The publication of the green list late this evening comes despite public health advice that people should not travel abroad.

Tuesday 21 July, 2020

DUP will seek quarantine for visitors from Republic if isolation imposed on travellers from Britain

Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill supported introducing quarantine for all people arriving on the island of Ireland.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Friday 12 June, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about books that have been banned?

Even Edna O’Brien’s own mother censored The Country Girls.

Leo Varadkar says organisations should ignore Fury-Joshua boxing match involving Daniel Kinahan

BT Sport says it is ‘not currently involved in the Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua negotiations’.

EU accepts UK's confirmation that it won’t seek extension to Brexit transition period

It comes despite the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales pushing for an extension past the new year.

Thursday 11 June, 2020

Many Irish people suffering prolonged side effects from Covid-19, health official warns

Dr Ronan Glynn said it serves as a message to people who don’t think they are vulnerable to the disease.

Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant

The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.

Sunday 19 April, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

PPE ‘piracy’, David Attenborough and Rosie the penguin made the news today.

Man charged following armed robbery at Dublin shop

The man fled the scene on a bicycle after robbing money from the store yesterday.

Ireland ranks second last in EU for meeting 2020 renewable energy targets

Only the Netherlands was behind Ireland in meeting the goals.

Healthcare workers make fresh appeal for PPE donations as HSE chief says it's like 'gold dust'

HSE boss Paul Reid says the behaviour of some countries is akin to “modern-day piracy”.

'We have zero backlog': HSE says Ireland's Covid-19 testing backlog has been cleared

The HSE said that acquiring personal protective equipment for healthcare workers remains “challenging” at an operational update this morning.

Saturday 18 April, 2020

41 more deaths in Ireland, Trump endorses anti-lockdown protesters: Today's Covid-19 main points

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

Dublin City Council to reallocate space to allow pedestrians and cyclists to social distance

Loading bays and parking spaces will be removed to create space for people on bikes and on foot.

Friday 10 April, 2020

Messages of support for frontline healthcare workers light up Mater Hospital

The projection can we watched live and people can submit their own message for healthcare staff.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The postponing of the Leaving Cert and the extension of Covid-19 restrictions made the headlines today.

PSNI make fresh appeal for information over Robbie Lawlor murder

The Dubliner was shot dead outside a house in Belfast on Saturday.

Friday 3 April, 2020

Man arrested as €108,000 worth of stolen vehicles seized by Gardaí

Five vehicles were seized by Gardaí at a motor yard in north Co Dublin.

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