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Sunday 18 July, 2021

Irish passport holders in Northern Ireland will not be able to use EU Digital Covid Cert
# DIGITAL COVID CERT
# DIGITAL COVID CERT

Irish passport holders in Northern Ireland will not be able to use EU Digital Covid Cert

Jul 18th 2021, 5:50 PM 39,403 Views 37 Comments

The certificate is due to be rolled out in the Republic of Ireland tomorrow.

Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 4:46 PM 53,934 Views 52 Comments

The prime minister and chancellor quickly came under fire for opting not to self isolate.

10% of new Covid-19 cases now linked to international travel
# Flights
# Flights

10% of new Covid-19 cases now linked to international travel

Jul 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 36,264 Views 65 Comments

Advice against travelling overseas for non-essential reasons is to end tomorrow with the rollout of the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Unsolicited calls to Holohan and Glynn are 'appalling', says Donnelly
# Nphet
# Nphet

Unsolicited calls to Holohan and Glynn are 'appalling', says Donnelly

Jul 18th 2021, 1:27 PM 66,159 Views 89 Comments

The chief medical officer and his deputy have received threatening phone calls recently.

Irish Water to introduce water restrictions in parts of Dublin following high demand
# Water
# Water

Irish Water to introduce water restrictions in parts of Dublin following high demand

Jul 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 54,619 Views 75 Comments

Residents in north county Dublin may experience low water pressure or outages today.

Saturday 17 July, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 17th 2021, 7:05 PM 28,390 Views 4 Comments

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

UK Met Office provisionally reports hottest-ever temperature in Northern Ireland
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

UK Met Office provisionally reports hottest-ever temperature in Northern Ireland

Jul 17th 2021, 5:41 PM 83,603 Views 58 Comments

Temperatures of 31.2 degrees Celsius were recorded in Co Down today.

'There will be a high volume of cases': Taoiseach says spread of Delta variant is 'serious'
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

'There will be a high volume of cases': Taoiseach says spread of Delta variant is 'serious'

Jul 17th 2021, 5:07 PM 73,739 Views 118 Comments

Covid-19 cases rose sharply this week, particularly among young people.

'Software change' enables 18 to 24-year-olds to book vaccine appointments before HSE portal opens
# Jabs
# Jabs

'Software change' enables 18 to 24-year-olds to book vaccine appointments before HSE portal opens

Jul 17th 2021, 4:23 PM 42,403 Views 10 Comments

Registration through the HSE portal for that age group opens officially on Monday.

Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid Cases
# Covid Cases

Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 17th 2021, 3:53 PM 111,690 Views 167 Comments

The number of young people contracting the virus rose sharply this week.

Missing Mayo man found safe and well by gardaí
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Missing Mayo man found safe and well by gardaí

Jul 17th 2021, 12:01 PM 26,843 Views 2 Comments

Desmond McGowan had been missing since yesterday afternoon

Friday 4 June, 2021

€125,000 seized and restrained in bank accounts by Criminal Assets Bureau
# CAB
# CAB

€125,000 seized and restrained in bank accounts by Criminal Assets Bureau

Jun 4th 2021, 6:54 PM 13,799 Views 1 Comment

Search operations were carried out in Limerick and Westmeath.

Facebook to uphold Trump ban until January 2023
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Facebook to uphold Trump ban until January 2023

Jun 4th 2021, 6:35 PM 10,921 Views 40 Comments

The social media giant will review whether Trump should be allowed to return two years after he was initially banned.

Johnny Ronan to build 'new suburb' on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Johnny Ronan to build 'new suburb' on old bottle factory site in Poolbeg

Jun 4th 2021, 5:40 PM 26,855 Views 37 Comments

Nearly 1,000 social and affordable homes will be included in the development.

High Court rejects Lidl injunction order over Irish Farmers' Association 'fake farm' claims
# Lidl Injunction
# Lidl Injunction

High Court rejects Lidl injunction order over Irish Farmers' Association 'fake farm' claims

Jun 4th 2021, 5:22 PM 33,015 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association published adverts earlier this year claiming that Lidl was misleading consumers about the origins of its own-brand milk products.

The extra bins and portable loos have arrived - but business owners in Dublin say long-term solution needed
# Sin Bin
# Sin Bin

The extra bins and portable loos have arrived - but business owners in Dublin say long-term solution needed

Jun 4th 2021, 2:38 PM 24,505 Views 43 Comments
  • Dublin City Council have started to install portaloos and additional bins in the city
  • Large crowds of people have been gathering in town recently
  • Local business owners say a more permanent solution is needed

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Dublin's Stephen's Green closes early as Gardaí respond to large crowds
# Banned Stand
# Banned Stand

Dublin's Stephen's Green closes early as Gardaí respond to large crowds

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:53 PM 43,622 Views 52 Comments

There were large crowds of people in the park and on Grafton Street this evening.

Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

Ban on Irish Times journalists appearing on Newstalk is lifted

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:58 PM 22,323 Views 19 Comments

The newspaper’s journalists were banned from appearing on Newstalk and other Communicorp radio stations in 2017.

An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020
# An Post
# An Post

An Post records 100% increase in parcel deliveries in 2020

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:07 PM 9,933 Views 24 Comments

The postal service recorded a 3% increase in revenue on the previous year.

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador
# Protest
# Protest

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:21 PM 19,557 Views 44 Comments

About 20 protesters went inside the building, wearing masks and social distancing.

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity urge Minister for Health to complete transfer to State
# New Maternity Hospital
# New Maternity Hospital

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity urge Minister for Health to complete transfer to State

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:07 PM 14,500 Views 17 Comments

The Religious Sisters of Charity announced their intention to “gift” the land at St Vincent’s Hospital in south Dublin last year.

Tickets for James Vincent McMorrow pilot gig sell out in 30 minutes after 'phenomenal' demand
# Sold Out
# Sold Out

Tickets for James Vincent McMorrow pilot gig sell out in 30 minutes after 'phenomenal' demand

Jun 3rd 2021, 12:38 PM 14,077 Views 12 Comments

The gig, which will also feature Sorcha Richardson, is the first in a series of pilot events held as Ireland comes out of lockdown.

Wednesday 2 June, 2021

ESB warns of dangers of swimming in reservoirs ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Dangerous Waters
# Dangerous Waters

ESB warns of dangers of swimming in reservoirs ahead of bank holiday weekend

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:13 PM 17,988 Views 18 Comments

Reservoirs are not safe for swimming due to the risk of fast-flowing water and uneven ground.

Chemotherapy treatment levels dropped 12% due to the pandemic last year
# Cancer Treatment
# Cancer Treatment

Chemotherapy treatment levels dropped 12% due to the pandemic last year

Jun 2nd 2021, 5:49 PM 7,952 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation has said that a public health campaign should be funded to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and to encourage people to go to a GP to get checked.

Leaving Cert 2021: Results to be delayed until September for second year in a row
# Leaving Certificate
# Leaving Certificate

Leaving Cert 2021: Results to be delayed until September for second year in a row

Jun 2nd 2021, 5:30 PM 19,211 Views 14 Comments
  • Students sitting this month's exams will receive their results on 3 September.
  • Results will be issued directly through the Candidate Self-Service Portal.
  • Sinn Féin has criticised the move claiming it will lead to an increase in stress for students.
1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:35 PM 15,529 Views 31 Comments

A quarter of people surveyed by the Road Safety Authority said that they may have been over the legal drink-driving limit while driving the morning after a night out.

Android users warned over sophisticated 'missed delivery' text messages attempting to steal personal information
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

Android users warned over sophisticated 'missed delivery' text messages attempting to steal personal information

Jun 2nd 2021, 12:34 PM 72,863 Views 52 Comments

Vodafone Ireland, Eir and Three have all warned customers about the so-called FluBot scam today.

Vaccine registration is now open for 44 year olds
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Vaccine registration is now open for 44 year olds

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:02 AM 19,748 Views 18 Comments

The vaccine registration portal will open for 43 to 40 year olds in the coming days.

Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Covid-19: 337 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Covid-19: 337 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 1st 2021, 5:10 PM 46,880 Views 60 Comments

There are 89 people in hospital with the virus, including 34 in intensive care.

People who have bought new homes since 2013 will now have to pay property tax
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

People who have bought new homes since 2013 will now have to pay property tax

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 5:07 PM 62,324 Views 84 Comments

Bills will be sent to peoples’ homes early next year.

Here's how the government says it will get people get back to work
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Here's how the government says it will get people get back to work

Jun 1st 2021, 4:45 PM 11,633 Views 8 Comments

A rake of supports to help people get back to work after the pandemic was announced today.

Monday 31 May, 2021

Commemorations held for the 80th anniversary of the North Strand bombing
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Commemorations held for the 80th anniversary of the North Strand bombing

May 31st 2021, 5:26 PM 14,772 Views 9 Comments

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Hazel Chu and the German Ambassador to Ireland led a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the event.

South William Street business owners worried about staff and customer safety

South William Street business owners worried about staff and customer safety

May 31st 2021, 4:21 PM 63,605 Views 64 Comments

However, some did tell The Journal today that it was “nice to see people out”.