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# Centenary
Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning
Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.
# Simon Communities
'Chronic lack of supply' of affordable homes outside Dublin, warns homelessness charity
The latest report from the Simon Communities reveals the lack of affordable housing across the country.
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# Fireworks
Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.
# Questions
Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.
# good news
Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
Locals are calling it a “donut day”.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.
# Tánaiste
Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.
# Coronavirus
England on lockdown until 2 December, Boris Johnson announces in another U-turn
Schools will remain open but pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops are to shut.
# Tánaiste
Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing
Allegations that Varadkar breached a number of laws were made in a story by the Village magazine.
# catherine Kelly
Sinn Féin MLA resigns over NI Covid-19 grant money
Mary Lou McDonald confirmed the resignation of Catherine Kelly.
# Thurles
Over €1 million in drugs and cash seized by gardaí in Tipperary
A search was carried out last night near Thurles.
James Bond actor Sean Connery has died aged 90
The actor had a career than spanned several decades.
# Stormont
Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment
Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.
# Food and thought
Quiz: How well do you know vegetarian and vegan food?
Vegan chicken fillet roll, anyone?
# Poll
Two thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn't go back this weekend
The findings come from a new poll carried out this month.
# Testing
Covid-19 testing lab to close this weekend over 'unavoidable staff shortages'
The HSE said that the closure would have no impact on testing responses.
# Business
The Square Tallaght postpones €100 million expansion due to Covid-19
Owners said that plans had only been temporarily halted.
# Health
Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears
For years, cross-border healthcare has been slowly and tentatively developing. Now Brexit poses a threat.
# United Ireland
Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch
Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.
# Gainstown
Man dies after motorcycle crash in Westmeath
The crash occurred at around 5pm today near Gainstown.
# Coast Guard
'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.
# Schools
Minister for Health says 'there isn't going to be a longer mid-term break'
Donnelly joined junior minister Niall Collins who earlier rejected suggestions that schools could close for an extended period.
# Coronavirus
New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.
# Gardaí
Man appears in court in relation to €958,000 drug seizure
The man appeared in court this evening.
# Meath
Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Meath
The incident occurred before 12pm today.
# Grangeview
Man in court over arson incident in Clondalkin
The arson incident occurred in Clondalkin in August.
# Advice
Exercise and eat healthily: Covid-19 guidance to SNAs raises questions
The new guidance comes weeks after staff and pupils have returned to school.
# Clondalkin
Teenager missing from Clondalkin found safe and well
The thirteen-year-old had been missing from Clondalkin since Saturday.
# Love is in the air
'What a crazy day': Couple marry at Dublin Airport after Covid-19 cancels wedding plans
Nico and Justine Buhler were married today at the airport.
# Rathfarnham
Gardaí appeal for information on missing 16-year-old teenager in Dublin
The teenager has been missing since Thursday.
# EU
Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister
Eamon Ryan said that the government was also looking at the issue of airport testing.
# Strabane
46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations
The woman will appear in court tomorrow.
# Ballyshannon
Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'
The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.
# Green Party
Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.
# Calculated Grades
6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
The results of the review were announced this evening by the Department of Education.
# LE Niamh
Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
The fire occurred on the LÉ Niamh.