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Thursday 21 May, 2020

Quiz: Do you remember the details of these controversial TV moments?

Won’t somebody please think of the children?

Jedward are quarantining in LA with American Pie actress Tara Reid LA

Jedward are quarantining in LA with American Pie actress Tara Reid

The twins have been living with the actress for the past two months.

Three arrested, firearm, cash and €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized during searches

The searches were carried out in Kilkenny and Waterford yesterday.

Over 50 viewers contact RTÉ over 'disappointment and unhappiness' with Normal People

Rights to the show have been purchased in countries including Australia, Canada, and Japan.


Over 50,000 people with deteriorating eye conditions waiting for hospital appointments

A large cohort of patients on these waiting lists are older people who report a low quality of life as a result of the lengthy wait for treatment.

Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Over a third of women and a quarter of men feel 'downhearted and depressed' due to Covid-19 crisis

The impact of Covid-19 appeared to be worse for women than men in a number of areas.

More than half of charities say their finances are uncertain or in difficulty as a result of the pandemic

Several charities have had to cancel major fundraising events in recent weeks as a result of the pandemic.

Car of man missing for 18 years recovered from lake in Fermanagh

Gardaí attached to the Clones area of Monaghan launched a renewed appeal for information earlier this year.

Friday 15 May, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

The road out of lockdown, Labour rules out a coalition, and Aussie soaps are filming again – It’s The Fix.

Public appeal launched to locate missing 38-year-old man in Dublin

He has been missing from the Monkstown Farm area of Dublin since earlier today.

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 129 new cases in Ireland confirmed

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

'It's worth nearly €500m to the economy': Taoiseach defends reopening horse racing industry on 8 June

Varadkar said the horse racing industry here needed to be aligned with what was happening in countries like France and the UK.


Thursday 14 May, 2020

Trinity research shows 75% of workers fear contracting Covid-19 on their public transport commute

The research also shows that 80% of workers would prefer to work from home once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Man in his late teens shot during incident in North Dublin

The man arrived at hospital with apparent gunshot wounds.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Testing turnaround time, historic abuse in Scouting Ireland, and claims of Chinese hacking – It’s The Fix.

Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Social Democrats rule out entering coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

The party raised concerns about austerity in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Human rights group calls on health minister to justify extending emergency garda powers

Figures show the emergency powers were invoked a total of 192 times over the past month.


The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Protest against garda checkpoint in Galway condemned as 'reckless and dangerous'

Concerns were raised that frontline staff and other medical personnel were held up as a result of the incident.

Drones to be deployed to assist firefighters tackling forest fires over coming months

It’s the second year drones will be used to monitor designated ‘hot spots’ across regions of Dublin, Wicklow and the Midlands.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Drug seizures, testing in Wuhan, and the Eurovision special – It’s The Fix.

Gardaí have used emergency Covid-19 powers in 192 incidents over the past month

There were also 64 incidents of spitting and/or coughing against members of An Garda Síochána.


Coronavirus: 24 deaths and 107 new cases in Ireland confirmed

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

Over €550,000 in cash and drugs worth over €1million seized during investigation into organised crime

Over €550,000 in cash and drugs worth over €1million seized during investigation into organised crime

Three people were arrested, and vehicles, watches, encrypted communications devices and signal blocking devices were seized.

Monday 11 May, 2020

Gardaí question teenager in relation to 'racist comments' sent to English footballer Ian Wright

Wright tweeted images of the private messages he received.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s everything that happened in one place, from Electric Picnic to Hong Kong – It’s The Fix.

Opinion poll shows 43% of people think the worst of the coronavirus crisis is over

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan said he is ‘hopeful’ that restrictions will be lifted in line with Phase One of the Roadmap, next week.

Coronavirus: 15 deaths and 139 new cases in Ireland confirmed

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


Electric Picnic 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19 EP

Electric Picnic 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19

Ticket holders can get a refund of their tickets or carry them forward to next year.

Friday 8 May, 2020

CSO figures reveal significant drop in number of people satisfied with life

The figures also show an increase in alcohol use and smoking, as well as a feeling of loneliness.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Woman (60s) sustains serious injuries after being struck by car in Mayo

The collision occurred at around 12:20pm yesterday at Market Square, Castlebar.

Ten clusters and 566 cases of Covid-19 have been identified at meat processing plants

The figures emerged during a briefing from health officials this evening.

'An awful lot of neglect': Fears for safety of children as Tusla points to drop-off in child protection referrals

Teachers and other professionals play a role in reporting suspected cases of child abuse – but schools are now closed until September.

Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Joe Biden calls for inquiry into death of jogger who was shot as alleged footage emerges on social media

Alleged footage of the incident, taken from within another vehicle, has emerged across social media.

Hairdressers being offered 'three or four times' normal prices to cut hair while salons are closed

The Irish Hairdressers Federation said people aren’t prepared to wait until mid-July for salons to reopen.

Man (20s) arrested following armed robbery with screwdriver at Dublin petrol station

A man fled the scene in a car with a sum of money which was later recovered.

Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week

From Jason Bourne to the Kennedys – here are some recommendations for the week ahead.


Exchequer deficit was €7.5 billion in April - more than double this time last year

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe described it as a ‘sharp deterioration on the public finances”.

Irish journalist wins prestigious Pulitzer Prize for New York Times investigation

The Pulitzer Prize is a prestigious journalism award.

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