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Friday 30 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,501 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,501 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Fri 6:24 PM 56,648 Views 132 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount

Fri 1:08 PM 25,462 Views 64 Comments

The trial would see the provision of a two-way separated cycle track along the Strand Road.

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Fri 7:54 AM 34,979 Views 45 Comments

August is almost upon us.

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way

Fri 7:37 AM 31,789 Views 16 Comments

Grab your umbrella if you’re heading out this morning.

Thursday 29 July, 2021

Arrest made over aggravated burglary in which armed man entered home during early hours
# Athy
# Athy

Arrest made over aggravated burglary in which armed man entered home during early hours

Thu 2:44 PM 14,923 Views 5 Comments

A woman living in the home was injured during the incident.

Woman remains in police custody over death of baby in Ardoyne area of Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman remains in police custody over death of baby in Ardoyne area of Belfast

Thu 1:45 PM 10,302 Views 0 Comments

Police have identified the baby as Liam O’Keefe.

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Thu 9:21 AM 21,704 Views 34 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne
# Belfast
# Belfast

Community in 'state of shock' as murder probe launched after baby dies in Ardoyne

Updated Jul 28th 2021, 11:07 AM 81,045 Views 0 Comments

Another young child has been taken to hospital where they remain in intensive care.

Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Almost all gates to Phoenix Park to remain open to traffic following public consultation

Jul 27th 2021, 11:34 AM 17,835 Views 39 Comments

The OPW had proposed plans “to reduce through traffic over the medium to long term”.

Monday 26 July, 2021

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning
# Cloudy
# Cloudy

Met Éireann issues nationwide Status Yellow rain warning

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 11:58 AM 76,963 Views 56 Comments

It will be less warm today than in recent days with highs of 18 to 23 degrees generally.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 9:27 AM 55,491 Views 120 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you watching the Tokyo Olympics?

Jul 26th 2021, 9:25 AM 29,471 Views 58 Comments

This year’s Games kicked off on Friday.

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath
# Navan
# Navan

Man (60s) dies after car crashes into wall in Co Meath

Jul 26th 2021, 7:29 AM 20,074 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in the townland of Mandistown, Drumconrath in Navan.

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Motorcyclist dies after colliding with jeep and tractor in Co Donegal

Jul 26th 2021, 6:55 AM 16,090 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened on the N14 between Dry Arch and Port Road roundabouts yesterday.

Friday 23 July, 2021

Permanent TSB plans to take over €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank loans and 25 branches
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB plans to take over €7.6 billion of Ulster Bank loans and 25 branches

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:48 AM 16,000 Views 40 Comments

Ulster Bank has over one million customers, along with 2,800 staff and 88 branches across the country.

Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water during this heat wave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water during this heat wave?

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:11 AM 26,134 Views 93 Comments

Irish Water has appealed to members of the public in numerous counties to reduce their water usage.

Five people die in separate drowning incidents this week
# Lough Sheelin
# Lough Sheelin

Five people die in separate drowning incidents this week

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:21 AM 39,532 Views 11 Comments

A 15-year-old boy who was rescued from Lough Sheelin on Tuesday has died.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Three drown in separate incidents in counties Cavan, Leitrim and Fermanagh
# Drowning
# Drowning

Three drown in separate incidents in counties Cavan, Leitrim and Fermanagh

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 2:12 PM 98,171 Views 16 Comments

All three incidents took place on lakes.

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account
# Smishing
# Smishing

Gardaí warn of text scam telling people of 'unusual activity' on Permanent TSB account

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:51 AM 14,127 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí say the fraudsters want your personal data so they can steal money.

Do Not Swim notice in place for two Dublin beaches due to high bacteria levels
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Do Not Swim notice in place for two Dublin beaches due to high bacteria levels

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:56 AM 59,365 Views 10 Comments

The notice has been issued for Burrow Beach in Sutton and South Strand Skerries.

Poll: Have you been having trouble sleeping over the past few nights?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been having trouble sleeping over the past few nights?

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:40 AM 35,729 Views 61 Comments

Temperatures are to stay above 17 or 18 degrees again tonight.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

An 'uncomfortably' warm and humid night ahead with temperatures to stay above 17 degrees
# Fierce Warm
# Fierce Warm

An 'uncomfortably' warm and humid night ahead with temperatures to stay above 17 degrees

Jul 21st 2021, 9:30 PM 20,338 Views 24 Comments

We’ve compiled some tips and advice on how to stay cool at night during the hot weather.

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 34,410 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Status Yellow and Status Orange high temperature warnings take effect across Ireland
# Scorcher
# Scorcher

Status Yellow and Status Orange high temperature warnings take effect across Ireland

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 1:20 PM 96,426 Views 86 Comments
It's official: Evelyn Cusack says we can now call this weather a 'heat wave'
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

It's official: Evelyn Cusack says we can now call this weather a 'heat wave'

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 12:51 PM 28,556 Views 23 Comments

The past few days have been absolute scorchers.

Extra Digital Covid Cert helpline set up after callers face difficulties getting in touch
# Helpline
# Helpline

Extra Digital Covid Cert helpline set up after callers face difficulties getting in touch

Jul 20th 2021, 9:40 AM 20,654 Views 77 Comments

The call centre went live yesterday, but many people reported wait times of up to two hours.

13-year-old boy dies after entering water in Co Down
# Canal Court
# Canal Court

13-year-old boy dies after entering water in Co Down

Jul 20th 2021, 7:30 AM 27,176 Views 4 Comments

Police were alerted at around 3.30pm of the incident at the Canal Court area of Scarva.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,071 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 1,071 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 19th 2021, 5:17 PM 72,146 Views 130 Comments

The latest figures were released by the Department of Health today.

Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload
# Protest
# Protest

Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload

Jul 19th 2021, 1:39 PM 11,589 Views 6 Comments

The INMO says Mullingar is facing 50 unfilled nursing shifts over the coming fortnight.

Online learning hub on sexual consent for third level to launch in new academic year
# Education
# Education

Online learning hub on sexual consent for third level to launch in new academic year

Jul 19th 2021, 1:22 PM 6,722 Views 2 Comments

It will contain material for students and staff in higher level institutions.

Girl and boy missing from Co Wicklow found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

Girl and boy missing from Co Wicklow found safe and well

Jul 19th 2021, 12:57 PM 59,908 Views 11 Comments

Katie O’Connor and Jake Hall had been missing since Sunday afternoon.

It's going to be another scorcher today with temperatures to hit as high as 29 degrees
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

It's going to be another scorcher today with temperatures to hit as high as 29 degrees

Jul 19th 2021, 9:12 AM 31,042 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann has a High Temperature Advisory in place until midday on Friday.

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad this year?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 57,334 Views 52 Comments

The advice against non-essential international travel is no longer in place.

Friday 16 July, 2021

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port

Jul 16th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,668 Views 8 Comments

The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.

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