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Yesterday’s News


Friday 18 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Dublin?

What do you know about Ireland’s capital?

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 swab test cannot enter the brain and cause damage

The Covid-19 swab is not powerful enough to break through bone, a professor said.

Thursday 17 September, 2020

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support a four-day work week?

67% of employers surveyed said they support the idea.


Government will 'act on' any NPHET recommendations for Dublin before weekend, Helen McEntee says

Dublin has seen a considerable increase in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what’s making headlines this weekday morning.

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Census which was due to take place next year postponed until 2022

It will instead take place on 3 April 2022.

Taoiseach says he has 'deep concerns' about 'aggression' of weekend anti-mask protest

Hundreds of people attended a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Dublin on Saturday.


Dublin pubs to stay closed as residents asked to limit household visits

The Taoiseach said the current Covid-19 numbers in Dublin are “very worrying”.

Man (50s) dies after crash in Galway

The crash occurred in Moycullen at around 9.55pm last night.

Monday 14 September, 2020

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

The latest report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

Sunday 13 September, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Catch up on all that made the headlines today.

Gardaí seek public's help finding 38-year-old man missing from Mullingar

Michael McAleer has been missing since 21 August.

Families concerned over new visiting restrictions in Dublin nursing homes, charity says

Just one nominated visitor per resident is allowed from today in Dublin nursing homes.


Coronavirus: 255 new cases and one further death confirmed in Ireland

Health officials confirmed the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

Gardaí increase patrols in Dublin as Covid-19 cases rise

Deputy Commissioner, policing and security, John Twomey said gardaí will have a “high visibility presence” in Dublin.

Government will 'prioritise' schools staying open in new roadmap, Taoiseach says

Micheál Martin also said he anticipates endorsing guidance from the CMO about Dublin-specific measures.

Saturday 12 September, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Catch up on all that made the headlines today.

Health Minister says campaigns to erode trust in public health 'deeply concerning' after Dublin protest

Stephen Donnelly said that misinformation “has been a problem from the outset” of the pandemic.


Coronavirus: 159 new cases and two further deaths confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest figures this evening.

Teenager missing from Donegal found safe and well

Holly Hassett had been missing since 7 September at around 8.30pm.

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

Micheál Martin: 'We won't be afraid to implement measures specifically in Dublin'

“The most important thing about Dublin is how to get to grips with the virus,” the Taoiseach said.

Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Keeping Up with the Kardashians to end after final season next year

Kim Kardashian made the announcement on Instagram this evening.

16-year-old Northern Irish boy wins major nature writing prize

“When young autistic people are nurtured and accepted, miraculous things can happen,” Dara McAnulty said.

Ryanair tells staff it may close Cork and Shannon bases this winter due to government restrictions

CEO Eddie Wilson wrote a memo to Ryanair crew at the two airports today.

Coronavirus: 307 new cases and one further death confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.


The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí say missing 17-year-old from Dublin found 'safe and well'

The teenager had been missing since Monday 24 August.

Monday 7 September, 2020

Google cancels plan to lease large office space in Dublin

The Sorting Office space is 202,000 sq feet in size.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Catch up on all that made the headlines today.

NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment

Dr Ronan Glynn said messages about how to safely socialise at these times will likely be issued.

PUP claims drop further as 1,500 education employees return to work

Claims are down 63% since the peak on 5 May.


Friday 4 September, 2020

Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says

Minister Simon Harris said the government doesn’t care “whether you went for the banoffee”.

Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste

The five-year plan aims to “place Ireland at the vanguard of EU efforts”.

Monday 31 August, 2020

Gardaí investigating after man dies in Tipperary house fire

The fire took place in the early hours of this morning.

WIT president defends decision to charge full student fees as almost all classes move online

All classes and lectures in the upcoming academic year will be held online.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 53 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Friday 28 August, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about these improbable Irish celebrity feuds?

There have been a lot of small, unlikely spats over the years.

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