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Monday 12 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 825 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Oct 12th 2020, 6:35 PM 164,208 Views 259 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation across the country this evening.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Screen Watch
# Screen Watch

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Oct 12th 2020, 6:30 PM 30,794 Views 7 Comments

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Factfind: Yes, we're doing more testing, but that's NOT why we have an increase in cases
# Debunked And Explained
# Debunked And Explained

Factfind: Yes, we're doing more testing, but that's NOT why we have an increase in cases

Oct 6th 2020, 9:00 PM 22,375 Views 16 Comments

The positivity rate has continued to increase – now at 3.9% – despite an increase in testing.

Laois nursing home confirms Covid-19 outbreak with 31 cases
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Laois nursing home confirms Covid-19 outbreak with 31 cases

Oct 6th 2020, 3:55 PM 29,496 Views 36 Comments

Ten members of staff have tested positive for the virus.

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Monday 5 October, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Movies Of The Week
# Movies Of The Week

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Oct 5th 2020, 6:30 PM 22,704 Views 8 Comments

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Nursing home sector 'concerned' as CMO highlights outbreaks in letter to government
# Covid19
# Covid19

Nursing home sector 'concerned' as CMO highlights outbreaks in letter to government

Oct 5th 2020, 5:56 PM 27,059 Views 8 Comments

The government is expected to reject NPHET’s advice and move the rest of the country to Level 3.

'They need to dramatically change their attitude': Concern that HSE will struggle to recruit for new beds
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

'They need to dramatically change their attitude': Concern that HSE will struggle to recruit for new beds

Oct 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 39,218 Views 34 Comments

An additional 251 acute beds are to be opened in the last three months of 2020.

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Explainer: What options do Leaving Cert students have now after the coding error debacle?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What options do Leaving Cert students have now after the coding error debacle?

Oct 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 16,422 Views 7 Comments

At least 6,500 students are believed to be impacted.

Friday 2 October, 2020

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal
# Green List
# Green List

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 1:53 PM 39,504 Views 42 Comments

The judge found that the government acted lawfully in providing travel advice and public health advice in respect of the pandemic.

Mairéad McGuinness tells EU hearing she wants a 'fair and sustainable' tax system
# EU
# EU

Mairéad McGuinness tells EU hearing she wants a 'fair and sustainable' tax system

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 10:35 AM 34,531 Views 47 Comments

McGuinness was also asked about being Irish, trust, and Michael D’Arcy as part of the three-hour hearing before MEPs.

Thursday 1 October, 2020

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 87,975 Views 57 Comments

The woman and a friend who was with her at the time received a substantial settlement.

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

How many ICU beds do we actually have and what happened to the Covid surge capacity?
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

How many ICU beds do we actually have and what happened to the Covid surge capacity?

Sep 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 73,375 Views 49 Comments

During the height of the pandemic, hospitals used high dependency and post-operative beds on a temporary basis.

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Supreme Court receives report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at golf event
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Supreme Court receives report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at golf event

Sep 29th 2020, 5:14 PM 27,754 Views 24 Comments

The former Attorney General has apologised for his attendance at the event.

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes
# Galway
# Galway

Authorities agree to work together to discourage repeat of 'disturbing' Galway scenes

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 4:30 PM 145,313 Views 226 Comments

Yesterday the Acting CMO said the number of cases in Galway has increased over the past week.

More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened
# Back To School
# Back To School

More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened

Sep 29th 2020, 12:43 PM 22,756 Views 21 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said there have been 180 index cases, with a further 84 linked to those.

'Across all age groups': Donegal outbreaks linked to Communions, house parties and retirement celebrations
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Across all age groups': Donegal outbreaks linked to Communions, house parties and retirement celebrations

Sep 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 62,251 Views 82 Comments

Dr Anthony Breslin said it is hoped that the impact of restrictions in the country will be seen by the end of next week.

Monday 28 September, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Movies Of The Week
# Movies Of The Week

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Sep 28th 2020, 6:30 PM 22,659 Views 11 Comments

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store
# Waterford
# Waterford

Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store

Sep 28th 2020, 11:35 AM 26,834 Views 51 Comments

Workers from around the country have been protesting since April in a dispute over redundancy terms.

Gardaí not looking for any other person or vehicle in relation to death of e-scooter user in Meath
# Slane
# Slane

Gardaí not looking for any other person or vehicle in relation to death of e-scooter user in Meath

Sep 28th 2020, 10:06 AM 45,625 Views 13 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, was found on the road in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Sunday 27 September, 2020

Flu levels may be lower this year - but with Covid-19 around winter could be more dangerous than ever
# Twin Threat
# Twin Threat

Flu levels may be lower this year - but with Covid-19 around winter could be more dangerous than ever

Sep 27th 2020, 12:10 AM 31,468 Views 79 Comments

A “twin attack” of Covid-19 and flu could be devastating for vulnerable groups.

Thursday 24 September, 2020

Health Minister says Dublin's Covid-19 figures 'beginning to stabilise'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Health Minister says Dublin's Covid-19 figures 'beginning to stabilise'

Sep 24th 2020, 6:42 PM 40,686 Views 57 Comments

This evening health officials reported 167 new cases in Dublin.

HSE urges people to reduce contacts with average for positive case now at six
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE urges people to reduce contacts with average for positive case now at six

Sep 24th 2020, 3:54 PM 27,189 Views 28 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said the numbers failing to turn up for their swab appointments has reduced now.

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,953 Views 37 Comments

Doctors treating patients with the disease have said the severity of the illness for those admitted to hospital has not changed.

Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:19 PM 51,150 Views 56 Comments

Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.

Public health officials renew appeal to reduce our contacts as 234 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed
# Covid19
# Covid19

Public health officials renew appeal to reduce our contacts as 234 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Updated Sep 23rd 2020, 9:07 PM 167,434 Views 221 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire in Dublin Mountains
# Glencullen
# Glencullen

Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire in Dublin Mountains

Sep 22nd 2020, 10:57 AM 32,618 Views 24 Comments

The fire service said a strong breeze is driving the smoke over a wide area.

Monday 21 September, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Movies Of The Week
# Movies Of The Week

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 PM 26,287 Views 9 Comments

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Oliver Bond residents were sent a letter noting 'a number of breaches' of Covid guidelines at flats complex
# Outdoor Party
# Outdoor Party

Oliver Bond residents were sent a letter noting 'a number of breaches' of Covid guidelines at flats complex

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 2:35 PM 232,974 Views 140 Comments

Footage from Saturday night shows around 100 people at the outdoor gathering.

Man arrested in connection with Limerick shooting
# Moyross
# Moyross

Man arrested in connection with Limerick shooting

Sep 21st 2020, 2:34 PM 22,971 Views 2 Comments

A man was injured in the shooting in June.

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches

Sep 21st 2020, 1:13 PM 20,908 Views 6 Comments

Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24
# Fraud
# Fraud

Majority of bank accounts used for money mule transactions belong to people aged 18-24

Sep 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,521 Views 6 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the dangers for teens and encourage their parents to look out for red flags.

Sunday 20 September, 2020

Missing 14-year-old boy found safe and well
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Missing 14-year-old boy found safe and well

Sep 20th 2020, 8:26 PM 34,189 Views 0 Comments

Kris Briedis had been missing from his home in Drogheda since Thursday.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 20th 2020, 8:13 PM 20,998 Views 2 Comments

A fatal crash in Sligo, rising Covid-19 case numbers in Dublin and mass protests in Belarus…

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash
# Sligo
# Sligo

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash

Sep 20th 2020, 6:37 PM 61,259 Views 3 Comments

The two-car collision occurred near Rathcormack this morning.

Gardaí conduct checkpoints in Dublin to remind public of Level 3 restrictions
# Operation Fanacht
# Operation Fanacht

Gardaí conduct checkpoints in Dublin to remind public of Level 3 restrictions

Sep 20th 2020, 6:17 PM 58,982 Views 67 Comments

Additional gardaí were drafted in this weekend to conduct the checkpoints and high visibility patrols.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 396 new cases - including 241 in Dublin
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 396 new cases - including 241 in Dublin

Sep 20th 2020, 5:23 PM 194,852 Views 350 Comments

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.

'The pandemic exposed big failings': ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers
# Protection
# Protection

'The pandemic exposed big failings': ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers

Sep 20th 2020, 4:21 PM 34,620 Views 48 Comments

The union said up to half of the labour force, including hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers, do not receive sick pay.

'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan
# History
# History

'An act of collective punishment': Commemorations to mark the centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan

Sep 20th 2020, 2:22 PM 40,747 Views 26 Comments

100 years ago today more than 100 Black and Tans ransacked the north Dublin town and two men were beaten to death.

Friday 18 September, 2020

IRFU losses due to Covid expected to exceed €30 million this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

IRFU losses due to Covid expected to exceed €30 million this year

Sep 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 18,558 Views 35 Comments

The Oireachtas Covid-19 committee will hear concerns from sports organisations today about their financial viability.

Thursday 17 September, 2020

NPHET recommends indoor dining in Dublin's restaurants and pubs should stop
# Covid19
# Covid19

NPHET recommends indoor dining in Dublin's restaurants and pubs should stop

Sep 17th 2020, 9:27 PM 66,282 Views 177 Comments

CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins said this evening that he is “shocked” by the recommendation.