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Saturday 13 March, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Mar 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 15,881 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made headlines in Ireland and around the world today.

Viable device made safe and removed by army bomb squad in Dublin this afternoon
# Viable Device
# Viable Device

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

Mar 13th 2021, 6:24 PM 62,516 Views 25 Comments

The suspect device was discovered at Botanic Avenue in north Dublin.

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 543 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 543 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 111,795 Views 206 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 13th 2021, 1:51 PM 28,331 Views 35 Comments

As of 8am this morning, there are currently 340 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US

Mar 13th 2021, 12:58 PM 26,738 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach’s St Patrick’s Day programme will begin on Monday, 15 March.

Man (30s) arrested over fatal hit-and-run incident in Co Mayo
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Man (30s) arrested over fatal hit-and-run incident in Co Mayo

Mar 13th 2021, 11:52 AM 20,712 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened at around 11.50pm on Wednesday in the Humbert Way area of Castlebar.

Thursday 11 March, 2021

Poll: Should the number of people allowed attend funerals be increased after 5 April?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the number of people allowed attend funerals be increased after 5 April?

Mar 11th 2021, 8:46 AM 42,525 Views 84 Comments

Under current Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions, attendance at funerals is limited to 10 people.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 8:45 AM 10,737 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Witness appeal after pedestrian dies following collision in Co Mayo
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Witness appeal after pedestrian dies following collision in Co Mayo

Mar 11th 2021, 7:47 AM 20,607 Views 11 Comments

The collision occurred on Humbert Way in Castlebar at approximately 11.50pm last night.

Another blustery day ahead with heavy rain showers and a risk of hail and thunderstorms
# Wrap Up Warm
# Wrap Up Warm

Another blustery day ahead with heavy rain showers and a risk of hail and thunderstorms

Mar 11th 2021, 7:25 AM 13,127 Views 3 Comments

Met Éireann says heavy showers will become widespread throughout the morning.

Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Gusts of up to 120km expected as Status Orange wind warning now active for Cork and Kerry
# Incoming
# Incoming

Gusts of up to 120km expected as Status Orange wind warning now active for Cork and Kerry

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 8:46 PM 47,743 Views 13 Comments
  • The orange warning takes effect in the two counties at 8pm and lasts until midnight.
  • A Status Yellow wind warning is in place for the rest of Munster as well as Leinster and Connacht.
Irish Rail planning to upgrade or replace lifts and escalators at 22 stations this year
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Irish Rail planning to upgrade or replace lifts and escalators at 22 stations this year

Mar 10th 2021, 1:26 PM 13,160 Views 17 Comments

Disability activists have in recent years highlighted that many lifts are out of service for long periods of time.

Man arrested over collision which left pedestrian in 'critical condition' in Limerick
# Ballinacurra Road
# Ballinacurra Road

Man arrested over collision which left pedestrian in 'critical condition' in Limerick

Mar 10th 2021, 12:48 PM 13,422 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened at approximately 11.20pm on Monday on the Ballinacurra Road.

Missing 13-year-old girl found safe and well
# Located
# Located

Missing 13-year-old girl found safe and well

Mar 10th 2021, 12:32 PM 48,816 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.

Gardaí thank public after 16-year-old girl and 10-month-old daughter found safe and well
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Gardaí thank public after 16-year-old girl and 10-month-old daughter found safe and well

Mar 10th 2021, 9:29 AM 106,878 Views 18 Comments

‘We would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this matter.’

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 8:45 AM 10,952 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Poll: Do you like the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin?

Mar 10th 2021, 8:02 AM 50,313 Views 117 Comments

It’s been reported the chimneys may have to be encased in fibreglass or concrete to ensure their survival.

Serial Covid-19 testing in nursing homes showing positivity rate of just 0.2%, Reid says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Serial Covid-19 testing in nursing homes showing positivity rate of just 0.2%, Reid says

Mar 10th 2021, 7:47 AM 11,708 Views 14 Comments

As of Saturday evening, there were 523,069 vaccine doses administered across the country.

Tuesday 9 March, 2021

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Updated Mar 9th 2021, 8:45 AM 12,072 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show
# Third Level
# Third Level

Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show

Mar 9th 2021, 8:39 AM 11,029 Views 14 Comments

There was a large increase in applications for medicine, too, with 4,031 first preferences.

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

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

Mar 9th 2021, 8:01 AM 64,024 Views 107 Comments

The two-hour special was broadcast on Irish television last night.

Fully vaccinated Americans can gather together indoors without masks, health officials say

Fully vaccinated Americans can gather together indoors without masks, health officials say

Mar 9th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,205 Views 12 Comments

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention announced the guidance yesterday.

'Palace in turmoil' , 'What have they done?': UK front pages react to Harry and Meghan interview
# Oprah Interview
# Oprah Interview

'Palace in turmoil' , 'What have they done?': UK front pages react to Harry and Meghan interview

Mar 9th 2021, 6:50 AM 97,191 Views 57 Comments

The two-hour interview with Oprah was broadcast on Irish and UK TV yesterday evening.

Sunday 7 March, 2021

Coveney holds 'intensive and productive' talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

Coveney holds 'intensive and productive' talks with President Hassan Rouhani in Iran

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 6:25 PM 45,877 Views 51 Comments

Ireland-Iran bilateral relations were also discussed in advance of the re-opening of an Irish diplomatic presence in Tehran.

Three men arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting released without charge
# Dublin
# Dublin

Three men arrested in connection with Bluebell shooting released without charge

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 3:49 PM 36,390 Views 13 Comments

A fourth man who was arrested remains in custody.

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry
# Derry
# Derry

Woman (50s) dies following fire at house in Derry

Mar 7th 2021, 3:30 PM 7,879 Views 1 Comment

Police received reports of the fire at 7.30am.

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law
# Travel
# Travel

President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 2:10 PM 164,153 Views 144 Comments

The law was passed in the Dáil and Seanad.

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river
# Shona Gillan
# Shona Gillan

Appeal for help in tracing movements of 18-year-old woman after body found in Co Antrim river

Mar 7th 2021, 12:42 PM 86,517 Views 7 Comments

18-year-old Shona Gillan was reported missing yesterday morning.

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you bought an Easter egg yet?

Mar 7th 2021, 9:14 AM 30,193 Views 42 Comments

Today marks four weeks from Easter Sunday.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 7th 2021, 8:45 AM 10,338 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary
# Collision
# Collision

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Co Tipperary

Mar 7th 2021, 7:07 AM 22,307 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened on the R497 in Reiska, Kilcommon yesterday at around 2.10pm.

Saturday 6 March, 2021

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man and woman in 'serious condition' after shooting incident in Dublin

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 5:26 PM 140,671 Views 48 Comments

The incident happened in the Bluebell area of Dublin.

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 1:59 PM 53,490 Views 94 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

Body of man discovered on Moore Street in Dublin
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Body of man discovered on Moore Street in Dublin

Mar 6th 2021, 11:25 AM 72,073 Views 49 Comments

It’s understood he was a rough sleeper.

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you speak Irish?

Mar 6th 2021, 11:00 AM 50,120 Views 174 Comments

Seachtain na Gaeilge kicked off on Monday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 6th 2021, 8:55 AM 11,807 Views 6 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Nuclear deal on agenda as Coveney travels to Iran to meet with President Rouhani
# Iran
# Iran

Nuclear deal on agenda as Coveney travels to Iran to meet with President Rouhani

Mar 6th 2021, 7:44 AM 23,424 Views 43 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney will also meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

Friday 5 March, 2021

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

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 66,014 Views 120 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 Mar 5th 2021, 12:50 PM 29,653 Views 74 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?

Mar 5th 2021, 9:14 AM 63,529 Views 115 Comments

E-scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.