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Monday 2 November, 2020

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning
# Centenary
# Centenary

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning

Nov 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 22,309 Views 27 Comments

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.

Sunday 1 November, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 1st 2020, 7:45 PM 22,486 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

'Chronic lack of supply' of affordable homes outside Dublin, warns homelessness charity
# Simon Communities
# Simon Communities

'Chronic lack of supply' of affordable homes outside Dublin, warns homelessness charity

Nov 1st 2020, 6:13 PM 30,758 Views 50 Comments

The latest report from the Simon Communities reveals the lack of affordable housing across the country.

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Major spike in Halloween fire brigade call outs in Dublin

Nov 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 39,430 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 400 calls were made to Dublin Fire Brigade last night.

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
# Questions
# Questions

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement

Nov 1st 2020, 1:56 PM 34,148 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
# Good News
# Good News

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June

Nov 1st 2020, 12:59 PM 32,254 Views 55 Comments

Locals are calling it a “donut day”.

Saturday 31 October, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 31st 2020, 8:03 PM 28,265 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract

Oct 31st 2020, 7:54 PM 36,881 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.

England on lockdown until 2 December, Boris Johnson announces in another U-turn
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

England on lockdown until 2 December, Boris Johnson announces in another U-turn

Oct 31st 2020, 7:10 PM 74,378 Views 59 Comments

Schools will remain open but pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops are to shut.

Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar acknowledges sharing GP agreement was 'not best practice' but rejects wrongdoing

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 6:15 PM 131,402 Views 0 Comments

Allegations that Varadkar breached a number of laws were made in a story by the Village magazine.

Sinn Féin MLA resigns over NI Covid-19 grant money
# Catherine Kelly
# Catherine Kelly

Sinn Féin MLA resigns over NI Covid-19 grant money

Oct 31st 2020, 5:37 PM 37,121 Views 106 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald confirmed the resignation of Catherine Kelly.

Over €1 million in drugs and cash seized by gardaí in Tipperary
# Thurles
# Thurles

Over €1 million in drugs and cash seized by gardaí in Tipperary

Oct 31st 2020, 4:14 PM 26,231 Views 0 Comments

A search was carried out last night near Thurles.

James Bond actor Sean Connery has died aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

James Bond actor Sean Connery has died aged 90

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 2:30 PM 107,433 Views 129 Comments

The actor had a career than spanned several decades.

Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment

Oct 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,180 Views 10 Comments

Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.

Monday 26 October, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know vegetarian and vegan food?
# Food And Thought
# Food And Thought

Quiz: How well do you know vegetarian and vegan food?

Oct 26th 2020, 10:00 PM 45,757 Views 30 Comments

Vegan chicken fillet roll, anyone?

Saturday 24 October, 2020

Two thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn't go back this weekend
# Poll
# Poll

Two thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn't go back this weekend

Oct 24th 2020, 9:00 AM 50,731 Views 94 Comments

The findings come from a new poll carried out this month.

Friday 23 October, 2020

Covid-19 testing lab to close this weekend over 'unavoidable staff shortages'
# Testing
# Testing

Covid-19 testing lab to close this weekend over 'unavoidable staff shortages'

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 4:48 PM 56,255 Views 84 Comments

The HSE said that the closure would have no impact on testing responses.

The Square Tallaght postpones €100 million expansion due to Covid-19
# Business
# Business

The Square Tallaght postpones €100 million expansion due to Covid-19

Oct 23rd 2020, 3:19 PM 24,218 Views 29 Comments

Owners said that plans had only been temporarily halted.

Sunday 18 October, 2020

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears
# Health
# Health

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears

Oct 18th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,893 Views 24 Comments

For years, cross-border healthcare has been slowly and tentatively developing. Now Brexit poses a threat.

Monday 12 October, 2020

Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Principle or pragmatism: Ambiguity surrounds the Shared Island Unit, months after launch

Oct 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 25,170 Views 36 Comments

Patience is running out among some supporters of Irish unity, namely Sinn Féin.

Sunday 11 October, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Oct 11th 2020, 7:55 PM 21,926 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

Man dies after motorcycle crash in Westmeath
# Gainstown
# Gainstown

Man dies after motorcycle crash in Westmeath

Oct 11th 2020, 7:24 PM 34,831 Views 7 Comments

The crash occurred at around 5pm today near Gainstown.

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth

Oct 11th 2020, 6:54 PM 70,063 Views 25 Comments

An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.

Minister for Health says 'there isn't going to be a longer mid-term break'
# Schools
# Schools

Minister for Health says 'there isn't going to be a longer mid-term break'

Updated Oct 11th 2020, 1:32 PM 56,746 Views 98 Comments

Donnelly joined junior minister Niall Collins who earlier rejected suggestions that schools could close for an extended period.

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

Oct 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,511 Views 25 Comments

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

Saturday 10 October, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 10th 2020, 7:55 PM 23,643 Views 2 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

Man appears in court in relation to €958,000 drug seizure
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man appears in court in relation to €958,000 drug seizure

Oct 10th 2020, 7:32 PM 42,132 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in court this evening.

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Meath
# Meath
# Meath

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Meath

Oct 10th 2020, 5:53 PM 48,077 Views 5 Comments

The incident occurred before 12pm today.

Man in court over arson incident in Clondalkin
# Grangeview
# Grangeview

Man in court over arson incident in Clondalkin

Oct 10th 2020, 12:15 PM 22,148 Views 0 Comments

The arson incident occurred in Clondalkin in August.

Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Exercise and eat healthily: Covid-19 guidance to SNAs raises questions
# Advice
# Advice

Exercise and eat healthily: Covid-19 guidance to SNAs raises questions

Oct 7th 2020, 8:05 PM 44,995 Views 25 Comments

The new guidance comes weeks after staff and pupils have returned to school.

Sunday 4 October, 2020

Teenager missing from Clondalkin found safe and well
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Teenager missing from Clondalkin found safe and well

Oct 4th 2020, 7:51 PM 60,324 Views 3 Comments

The thirteen-year-old had been missing from Clondalkin since Saturday.

'What a crazy day': Couple marry at Dublin Airport after Covid-19 cancels wedding plans
# Love Is In The Air
# Love Is In The Air

'What a crazy day': Couple marry at Dublin Airport after Covid-19 cancels wedding plans

Oct 4th 2020, 7:22 PM 55,597 Views 15 Comments

Nico and Justine Buhler were married today at the airport.

Gardaí appeal for information on missing 16-year-old teenager in Dublin
# Rathfarnham
# Rathfarnham

Gardaí appeal for information on missing 16-year-old teenager in Dublin

Oct 4th 2020, 6:35 PM 38,631 Views 2 Comments

The teenager has been missing since Thursday.

Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister
# EU
# EU

Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister

Oct 4th 2020, 2:28 PM 32,970 Views 21 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that the government was also looking at the issue of airport testing.

46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations
# Strabane
# Strabane

46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations

Oct 4th 2020, 1:26 PM 64,074 Views 0 Comments

The woman will appear in court tomorrow.

Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'
# Ballyshannon
# Ballyshannon

Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'

Oct 4th 2020, 12:47 PM 33,994 Views 0 Comments

The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
# Green Party
# Green Party

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:02 PM 54,387 Views 184 Comments

The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:55 PM 21,452 Views 2 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 47,218 Views 34 Comments

The results of the review were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
# LE Niamh
# LE Niamh

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork

Oct 3rd 2020, 4:36 PM 35,237 Views 26 Comments

The fire occurred on the LÉ Niamh.

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