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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 30 March, 2020

Today’s News

Man arrested after breaking into house and assaulting woman with metal travel mug

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning at a house in the Mahon area of Co Cork.

Man arrested after Garda injured and another man stabbed in overnight assault in Dublin

The incident happened at St Vincent’s Street West in Inchicore.

Nursing Homes Ireland says Covid-19 testing for staff 'isn't happening quick enough'

As of midnight on 26 March, there was 17 clusters or outbreaks of Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s a round-up of this morning’s main stories.

Poll: Will you pay attention to the Seanad general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay attention to the Seanad general election?

Counting in the Seanad general election begins today.

Saturday 28 March, 2020

From bingo to life drawing - here are some online events to keep you busy this weekend

With people being asked to stay indoors, many entertainment and fitness companies are hosting events online.

Friday 27 March, 2020

Poll: Do you prefer sunshine or rainy days? Your Say This post contains a poll

Man charged after car collided with two Garda vehicles during high-speed pursuit in Dublin

Five passengers of the car were also arrested but have since been released without charge.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s a round-up of this morning’s main stories.

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

'Just relax, stay home': The US now has more Covid-19 cases than either China or Italy

Over 83,000 people in the US have tested positive for Covid-19.

Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Government announces 'unprecedented actions' and Olympics postponed: Today's Covid-19 main points

There are 1,329 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children

The charity offers free camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness.

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street yesterday evening.

Sunday 22 March, 2020

Deaths in both Republic and Northern Ireland as cases on island now top 1,000: Today's Covid-19 main points

There have been 1,034 confirmed cases on the island of Ireland.

Social distancing: Glendalough upper car park and Sally Gap closed due to 'sheer volume of traffic'

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said earlier this week that there’s been an increase in people using parks.

Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged

There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.

Four men arrested and counterfeit currency seized in NI after van fails to stop for gardaí

The PSNI are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

It's another lovely day out there, and mild conditions are set to continue into next week

Temperatures will range between 9 and 11 degrees this afternoon.

Poll: Have you eaten a bit of Easter egg already this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you eaten a bit of Easter egg already this year?

It’s just three weeks until Easter Sunday.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s a round up of this morning’s main stories.

Friday 20 March, 2020

QUIZ: How well do you know the Late Late Show?

Test your knowledge.

Witness appeal after shots fired at house in Cork on St Patrick's Day

The incident happened in the Avenue de Rennes area of Mahon.

Sunny, dry and mild conditions on the way with temperatures to reach 14 degrees

It’s set to be a sunny day across the country today.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks?

Many shops and businesses around the country have already shut their doors as a result of Covid-19.

California governor urges state's 40 million residents to 'stay at home'

Similar restrictions are in place in virus hotspots like Italy, Spain and central China.

Thursday 19 March, 2020

Hyde & Seek and its directors take legal action against RTÉ

The company came to the nation’s attention last summer following an RTÉ Investigates programme.

HSE instructs hospital and healthcare facilities to immediately suspend parking charges for staff

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

Poll: Do you plan to read more books than usual over the next few weeks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to read more books than usual over the next few weeks?

People working from home or self-isolating may find they have more time on their hands than usual.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s a round up of the headlines this morning.

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Man (40s) charged after four shotguns and revolver seized during search of car

The search was carried out in the Tallaght area of Dublin yesterday.

Three men arrested over fatal hit-and-run in south Dublin earlier this month

On 10 March, special needs assistant Jacqueline McGovern died after a getaway driver knocked her down.

Poll: How often do you take a long walk? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Every day? Every week? Less often than that?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s a round up of what is happening.

GPs will now facilitate people who are not registered with practice and have Covid-19 symptoms

There are now a total of 292 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Coronavirus: Three more cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Republic of Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the details this evening.

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