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Thursday 17 September, 2020

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Cork

Sep 17th 2020, 7:53 PM 29,665 Views 0 Comments

The driver of a car stopped and spoke to the woman before assaulting her.

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin

Sep 17th 2020, 5:40 PM 98,115 Views 111 Comments

NPHET met today and has recommended the government implement further restrictions on those living in the capital.

Coronavirus: Dublin should move to Level 3 of Covid restrictions, NPHET recommends
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Dublin should move to Level 3 of Covid restrictions, NPHET recommends

Sep 17th 2020, 5:15 PM 121,036 Views 205 Comments

The NPHET advice will be considered by Cabinet tomorrow.

84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award
# Green Spaces
# Green Spaces

84 Irish parks and gardens win Green Flag award

Sep 17th 2020, 4:14 PM 29,435 Views 9 Comments

There were 14 awards for community-run spaces across the country.

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Wednesday 16 September, 2020

QUIZ: How much do you know about the planet Venus?
# Space
# Space

QUIZ: How much do you know about the planet Venus?

Sep 16th 2020, 9:30 PM 34,897 Views 28 Comments

Scientists made a new discovery in the clouds of Venus recently…

EPA warns 'single-use and throwaway culture' leading to significant waste levels and decline in recycling
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

EPA warns 'single-use and throwaway culture' leading to significant waste levels and decline in recycling

Sep 16th 2020, 12:47 PM 17,409 Views 43 Comments

Recycling of packaging waste has declined from 70% in 2013 to 64% in 2018.

Children's Ombudsman says State must ensure vulnerable children are not be 'left behind' due to Covid
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children's Ombudsman says State must ensure vulnerable children are not be 'left behind' due to Covid

Sep 16th 2020, 9:10 AM 9,952 Views 7 Comments

Dr Niall Muldoon said vulnerable children are finding it much more difficult to manage through the pandemic.

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Payment to remain open for new applicants until end of 2020
# Covid19
# Covid19

Pandemic Unemployment Payment to remain open for new applicants until end of 2020

Sep 15th 2020, 6:58 PM 26,790 Views 23 Comments

Changes to payment rates will still go ahead as planned on 17 September.

The Remote: GAA nostalgia, a family favourite and some much-needed laughs
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: GAA nostalgia, a family favourite and some much-needed laughs

Sep 15th 2020, 6:30 PM 15,900 Views 3 Comments

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Weddings with up to 50 people allowed under 'Level 2' - including in Dublin
# Covid19
# Covid19

Weddings with up to 50 people allowed under 'Level 2' - including in Dublin

Sep 15th 2020, 12:54 PM 29,046 Views 17 Comments

Even under the lowest level in the government’s new plan, numbers allowed at weddings will be restricted to 100.

Monday 14 September, 2020

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation
# Romance Fraud
# Romance Fraud

Gardaí arrest three men in romance and investment fraud investigation

Sep 14th 2020, 7:06 PM 39,301 Views 7 Comments

One victim was convinced to transfer large sums of cash having met fraudsters on a dating website.

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

Sep 14th 2020, 6:10 PM 125,681 Views 161 Comments

108 of the new cases reported today are in Dublin.

Sunday 13 September, 2020

QUIZ: How well do you remember The Karate Kid?
# Nostalgia
# Nostalgia

QUIZ: How well do you remember The Karate Kid?

Sep 13th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,169 Views 27 Comments

Wax on…wax off.

Saturday 12 September, 2020

Concern for employees at meat processing plants as working conditions 'fall off radar' and testing paused
# Covid19
# Covid19

Concern for employees at meat processing plants as working conditions 'fall off radar' and testing paused

Sep 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 37,234 Views 25 Comments

The HSE this week said it had decided to prioritise testing in the community.

Taxi drivers 'leaving in droves' as industry hit hard by pandemic
# Income
# Income

Taxi drivers 'leaving in droves' as industry hit hard by pandemic

Sep 12th 2020, 10:30 AM 43,001 Views 69 Comments

Many drivers have been off the roads since March and there is still little work for them.

Thursday 10 September, 2020

None of the Covid-19 cases identified in 54 schools so far have led to outbreaks
# Schools
# Schools

None of the Covid-19 cases identified in 54 schools so far have led to outbreaks

Sep 10th 2020, 2:11 PM 36,805 Views 47 Comments

There has only been one school in which a second case was identified after an original confirmed case.

Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Gardaí searching for a missing person have found a body
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí searching for a missing person have found a body

Sep 9th 2020, 12:36 PM 100,460 Views 21 Comments

The search has been stood down.

Health watchdog notified of 68 'significant events' of accidental or unintended exposure to ionising radiation
# Scans
# Scans

Health watchdog notified of 68 'significant events' of accidental or unintended exposure to ionising radiation

Sep 9th 2020, 11:37 AM 16,560 Views 6 Comments

The majority of these events related to CT scans and involved relatively low dosses of radiation.

Union says 20 Direct Provision residents working at meat plant told contracts won't be renewed due to high risk
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Union says 20 Direct Provision residents working at meat plant told contracts won't be renewed due to high risk

Sep 9th 2020, 6:05 AM 42,318 Views 31 Comments

Mass testing at meat plants has indicated levels of infection among workers is now very low.

Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'I want to be there when she needs me most': Frustration as restrictions keep partners of pregnant women out of hospitals
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I want to be there when she needs me most': Frustration as restrictions keep partners of pregnant women out of hospitals

Sep 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,341 Views 62 Comments

Partners cannot attend scans and can only join pregnant women for the late stages of labour.

Monday 7 September, 2020

Missing three-year-old boy found safe and well
# Appeal
# Appeal

Missing three-year-old boy found safe and well

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 7:50 AM 147,536 Views 0 Comments

A public appeal to trace his whereabouts was released yesterday.

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
# Lockdown Pets
# Lockdown Pets

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,881 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

Calls to rape crisis helpline increase as service warns of drop in funds due to pandemic
# Rape Crisis Centre
# Rape Crisis Centre

Calls to rape crisis helpline increase as service warns of drop in funds due to pandemic

Sep 7th 2020, 1:00 AM 8,815 Views 0 Comments

Since restrictions were eased there has been a “significant surge in demand” for the DRCC’s services.

Sunday 6 September, 2020

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 6th 2020, 7:57 PM 22,186 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all that made the headlines.

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening
# Pubs
# Pubs

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 185,954 Views 140 Comments

Under the draft guidelines group numbers would still be limited to six people from no more than three households.

Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic
# Travel
# Travel

Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic

Sep 6th 2020, 3:24 PM 50,306 Views 94 Comments

Toll booths would be installed as part of the new system, with a free option available in one of the long-term car parks.

Saturday 5 September, 2020

HSE reports increase in numbers requiring self-isolation at CityWest
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE reports increase in numbers requiring self-isolation at CityWest

Sep 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 60,300 Views 23 Comments

On Wednesday, there were 139 people in total using the self-isolation facilities.

Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:08 PM 24,649 Views 27 Comments

The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.

Covid-19 deaths and hospital numbers remain low as Ireland is 'protecting vulnerable people better'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths and hospital numbers remain low as Ireland is 'protecting vulnerable people better'

Sep 2nd 2020, 1:57 PM 21,598 Views 62 Comments

The majority of confirmed cases are now in those aged under 45.

Man beaten with crowbars and shot in both legs in Co Antrim
# Bushmills
# Bushmills

Man beaten with crowbars and shot in both legs in Co Antrim

Sep 2nd 2020, 11:53 AM 29,996 Views 11 Comments

The PSNI said the man was assaulted by a number of males wearing balaclavas.

Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Sep 1st 2020, 8:18 AM 48,048 Views 0 Comments

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Monday 31 August, 2020

Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed
# Protection
# Protection

Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed

Aug 31st 2020, 8:14 PM 48,702 Views 60 Comments

Acting CMO Dr Ronan Glynn this evening warned improper use of face coverings could increase risk.

Acting CMO: 'I'm not sure a situation like Killarney would be avoided by opening pubs'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Acting CMO: 'I'm not sure a situation like Killarney would be avoided by opening pubs'

Aug 31st 2020, 7:24 PM 34,573 Views 73 Comments

This morning Independent TD Michael Health-Rae said people would get alcohol “in a measured and sensible way” if pubs re-opened.

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing

Aug 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 63,921 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have already been charged in connection with this incident.

Friday 21 August, 2020

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly
# Covid19
# Covid19

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly

Aug 21st 2020, 5:10 PM 68,853 Views 94 Comments

Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.

'Why have music venues been left out?' - Arts campaign criticises government over new rules on crowd sizes
# For Art's Sake
# For Art's Sake

'Why have music venues been left out?' - Arts campaign criticises government over new rules on crowd sizes

Aug 21st 2020, 4:30 PM 13,633 Views 6 Comments

The campaign said that the latest Covid-19 restrictions will come at great cost for arts organisations.

Thursday 20 August, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 136 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: One death and 136 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 20th 2020, 6:50 PM 159,307 Views 198 Comments

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

Host of Berlin D2 brunch says event was 'convenient scapegoat' for government
# Baked Brunch
# Baked Brunch

Host of Berlin D2 brunch says event was 'convenient scapegoat' for government

Aug 20th 2020, 6:24 PM 65,812 Views 151 Comments

Social media influencer Jess Brennan defended the event today, describing it as ‘largely rule-adherent’.

HSE says some positive Covid-19 cases have up to 50 close contacts
# Testing
# Testing

HSE says some positive Covid-19 cases have up to 50 close contacts

Aug 20th 2020, 12:32 PM 46,115 Views 104 Comments

Over the last week, 55,000 tests have been completed, with 41,000 of those samples being taken through community or serial testing systems.

Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Legislation allowing gardaí enter homes to break up house parties 'unlikely'
# Policing
# Policing

Legislation allowing gardaí enter homes to break up house parties 'unlikely'

Aug 19th 2020, 5:41 PM 37,022 Views 72 Comments

The Health Minister has said there is evidence that house parties are resulting in a spread of Covid-19.