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Yesterday’s News


Sunday 20 September, 2020

Missing Kerry teenager found safe and well

Alex Sugrue went missing earlier this month.

Friday 18 September, 2020

Sofa Watch: Ryan catches up with Gloria Estefan and Domhnall Gleeson

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

'Creative lifeblood of Ireland': Events industry pens open letter on impact of Covid-19 on the sector

The open letter is part of the national awareness week for the live entertainment and event industry in Ireland.

Infant hospitalised with 'serious injuries' after stationary quad bike struck by scrambler in Dublin

The incident happened at Cherry Orchard Park in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10 yesterday evening.


Friday 11 September, 2020

Man (42) arrested over illegal disposal of tyres by New IRA for purposes of terrorist funding

He has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite in Belfast for questioning.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Thursday 10 September, 2020

Martin announces establishment of arts and culture recovery taskforce

It will report to Minister Martin by 31 October to provide the government with an action plan for the sector.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Mater Private hospitals reach agreement with insurers to cover cost of Covid-19 tests

The hospital group had previously defended charging patients up to €275 for Covid-19 tests.

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

Have you seen Julien? Appeal for information on 15-year-old missing from Kildare

Julien Reid has been missing from the Castledermot area since 8 September.

Viable device made safe and removed by army bomb squad in Dublin this morning

The suspicious device was found in Drimnagh.

President Higgins says need for 'solidarity, compassion and kindness' in Ireland's response to Covid-19

The President has recorded a Covid-19 related message to the Irish at home and abroad.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…


'A force of nature': Actress Dame Diana Rigg dies aged 82 RIP

'A force of nature': Actress Dame Diana Rigg dies aged 82

Rigg was diagnosed with cancer in March and died early this morning.

Wednesday 9 September, 2020

13 more pubs found to be in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions

Gardaí said that to date, the vast majority of licences premises have been complying with regulations.

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 84 new cases in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Woman (60s) dies and man in serious condition after collision between car and truck in Co Cork

The incident happened near Baxters Bridge on the R586 Bandon to Carhoon road at around 12.40pm.


Less than half of schools providing medical grade face masks to SNAs, survey finds

That’s according to a survey conducted by trade union Fórsa.

'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit

The action plan outlines the vital preparations that businesses should be taking in advance of 31 December.

Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Missing Cork teen found safe and well

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Catch up on all that made the headlines today.

Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain

Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.

Witness appeal as man (70s) dies in collision between car and lorry on Dublin's M50

The driver of the lorry was uninjured in the incident.


Dead insects and no hot water at basins: One food business was ordered to close in August

The FSAI also confirmed that one prohibition order was served on a business last month.

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school

“We must all play our part in getting children back to school safely,” RSA chairperson Liz O’Donnell said.

Monday 7 September, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body

The arrest operation was conducted as part of Operation Lakefront.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 102 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have given an update on the spread of the disease this evening.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man (38) arrested on suspicion of murder after another man fatally stabbed at illegal rave in London

The incident happened at Culverley Road in Catford, south-east London, in the early hours of yesterday morning.


Sunday 6 September, 2020

QUIZ: Can you name the Irish town from above?

Is it Dunboyne or Dungarvan?

Friday 4 September, 2020

Two additional pop up Covid-19 testing centres opening in Dublin this weekend

The pop up centres will increase capacity by between 180 to 200 tests per day.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'Extremely distressing': Two patients with Covid-19 who were treated on haematology ward in Armagh hospital die

Another 61 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland.

Man (30s) arrested as part of investigation into invoice redirection fraud

This is the fifth arrest in relation to Operation Joggle.

Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'

Debenhams workers have been protesting for a number of months for a fair redundancy settlement.

Out-of-hours GP service for Kildare and West Wicklow no longer charging for Covid-19 consultations

KDoc had been continuing to charge people for Covid-19 consultations up until last week.

Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school

Foley is to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 this afternoon.

Officials are not considering putting Dublin into lockdown at present, Donnelly says

103 additional cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Dublin by health officials yesterday.

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