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Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland

5 hours ago 54,760 Views 115 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December

Updated 9 hours ago 27,786 Views 67 Comments
  • There are currently 426 patients in hospital with Covid-19.
  • 102 patients with Covid-19 are in intensive care currently.
  • Health officials yesterday confirmed that a further 39 people with Covid-19 died in Ireland.
  • Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 are under investigation by health officials.
Poll: Should e-scooters be allowed drive on Irish roads?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should e-scooters be allowed drive on Irish roads?

13 hours ago 44,593 Views 110 Comments

E-scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Updated 13 hours ago 10,356 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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Yesterday’s News

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week

Updated Thu 5:34 PM 53,026 Views 80 Comments
  • GPs and advocacy groups will help identify patients in the community.
  • AstraZeneca deliveries this week will also be reduced.
  • The 500,000th vaccine dose will be administered over the next week.
Controlled explosion on grounds of St James' Hospital after 'explosive' chemical discovered
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Controlled explosion on grounds of St James' Hospital after 'explosive' chemical discovered

Updated Thu 9:45 AM 37,209 Views 11 Comments

A section of the Luas Red Line was closed off near the scene for the duration of the operation.

Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house
# Cork And Westmeath
# Cork And Westmeath

Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house

Thu 9:15 AM 18,235 Views 39 Comments

Two of the three people arrested have since been released.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Updated Thu 8:47 AM 11,496 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Poll: Will you watch the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Harry and Meghan interview with Oprah?

Thu 7:58 AM 62,727 Views 65 Comments

The interview is set to air in the US on Sunday and on UTV on Monday.

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Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois
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# Portarlington

Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois

Thu 7:42 AM 20,792 Views 0 Comments

The searches were carried out as part of an investigation into organised crime, drugs and firearms trafficking.

Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
# Greta Thunberg
# Greta Thunberg

Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised

Wed 2:45 PM 44,952 Views 96 Comments

The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Updated Wed 8:49 AM 11,265 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Poll: Do you think this will be Ireland's last Level 5 lockdown?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think this will be Ireland's last Level 5 lockdown?

Wed 8:43 AM 85,285 Views 144 Comments

Last night a further 359 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland.

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

Wed 7:42 AM 18,476 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested yesterday morning.

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Friday 26 February, 2021

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember these classic toys?

Feb 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 48,273 Views 13 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess
# Sheikha Latifa
# Sheikha Latifa

Mary Robinson says she made 'mistake' and was 'naive' in case of Dubai princess

Feb 26th 2021, 9:23 PM 60,926 Views 73 Comments

Dubai Princess Latifa Al Maktoum has claimed she is being held hostage in a ‘jail villa’, and fears for her safety.

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list

Feb 26th 2021, 8:55 PM 52,581 Views 65 Comments

The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Feb 26th 2021, 8:05 PM 9,931 Views 13 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

Feb 26th 2021, 7:20 PM 35,892 Views 32 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

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Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well
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# Missing

Teenager missing from Dublin found safe and well

Feb 26th 2021, 7:07 PM 49,910 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 29 deaths and 776 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 26th 2021, 5:23 PM 81,331 Views 185 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

Feb 26th 2021, 4:45 PM 6,296 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
# Fines
# Fines

Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches

Feb 26th 2021, 3:47 PM 15,422 Views 52 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Over 3,300 mortgages approved in January, representing 2.8% year-on-year increase

Feb 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,233 Views 16 Comments

That’s according to figures released by the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland today.

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Thursday 25 February, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
# West Cork
# West Cork

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,118 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Feb 25th 2021, 9:28 PM 8,240 Views 0 Comments

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

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot and two of her bulldogs stolen, US media reports
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot and two of her bulldogs stolen, US media reports

Feb 25th 2021, 6:06 PM 61,166 Views 47 Comments

The incident reportedly happened in the Hollywood area last night.

Two men arrested over suspected ATM tampering in Dublin
# Palmerstown
# Palmerstown

Two men arrested over suspected ATM tampering in Dublin

Feb 25th 2021, 4:14 PM 21,253 Views 26 Comments

Gardaí observed two men behaving suspiciously at an ATM on the Old Lucan Road yesterday.

Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Have you seen Joshua? Appeal for information on 15-year-old boy missing since Monday
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Joshua? Appeal for information on 15-year-old boy missing since Monday

Feb 24th 2021, 9:36 PM 33,120 Views 4 Comments

Joshua McDonagh has been missing from Letterkenny since Monday, 22 February.

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Coronavirus: 56 deaths and 574 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 56 deaths and 574 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 24th 2021, 5:50 PM 95,952 Views 169 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

€22.5k worth of cash and jewellery, including Rolex watches, seized during raid in Longford
# Crime Watch
# Crime Watch

€22.5k worth of cash and jewellery, including Rolex watches, seized during raid in Longford

Feb 24th 2021, 4:45 PM 23,864 Views 9 Comments

The seizure was made during a search in Longford town yesterday evening.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Feb 24th 2021, 4:45 PM 7,376 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Flooding in Cork, Kerry and other areas following Status Orange rainfall warnings
# Flooding
# Flooding

Flooding in Cork, Kerry and other areas following Status Orange rainfall warnings

Updated Feb 23rd 2021, 9:04 PM 63,091 Views 18 Comments

A Status Orange rainfall warning for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford was in place throughout today.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:45 PM 9,502 Views 0 Comments

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

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Here's what's in the new Living With Covid roadmap
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Here's what's in the new Living With Covid roadmap

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:19 PM 145,780 Views 330 Comments
  • Level 5 restrictions will remain in place until 5 April
  • Schools will begin a phased reopening from 1 March
  • The childcare sector will begin to reopen from 8 March
  • The government will consider some easing of restrictions after 5 April
Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony can be retrieved, Dept confirms
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony can be retrieved, Dept confirms

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:58 PM 10,645 Views 18 Comments

The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has agreed to deposit the recordings with the Department.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Feb 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 9,567 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Abbey Theatre board announces appointment of new artistic and executive directors
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre board announces appointment of new artistic and executive directors

Feb 23rd 2021, 3:16 PM 11,023 Views 13 Comments

The two new directors will join the Abbey staff in early May.

Monday 22 February, 2021

Man in 'serious condition' in hospital following collision between motorbike and car
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Man in 'serious condition' in hospital following collision between motorbike and car

Feb 22nd 2021, 9:16 PM 25,452 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened at around 2.10pm yesterday on the N71 in Co Kerry.

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Status Orange rainfall warning for four counties as weather set to turn wet and windy tonight
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# Status Yellow

Status Orange rainfall warning for four counties as weather set to turn wet and windy tonight

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 7:17 PM 97,811 Views 18 Comments

Midweek will be very unsettled before the weather improves again by the weekend.

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