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Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Monday 19 July, 2021

Man missing from Cork found safe and well
# Located
# Located

Man missing from Cork found safe and well

Jul 19th 2021, 10:30 PM 27,338 Views 3 Comments

Declan Scanlon was reported missing but has since been located.

Sunday 18 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about fine dining?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about fine dining?

Jul 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 53,941 Views 29 Comments

Indoor dining is set to reopen for some customers later this month.

Saturday 17 July, 2021

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context

Jul 17th 2021, 11:00 AM 27,054 Views 0 Comments

An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.

Friday 16 July, 2021

Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers
# Clinical Trial
# Clinical Trial

Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers

Jul 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 55,761 Views 22 Comments
  • The trial aims to assess two different methods of induction for healthy first-time mothers at 39 weeks pregnant.
  • Concerns have been raised about the way in which information on the trial is being presented to pregnant people.
  • The trial began in November 2020 and 86 women have so far taken part, Orla Dwyer reports.

Wednesday 14 July, 2021

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers
# Troubles
# Troubles

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers

Jul 14th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,268 Views 49 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the proposals are “measured” and “balanced”.

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case
# Action
# Action

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case

Jul 14th 2021, 12:10 AM 12,625 Views 0 Comments

The couple had requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly after settling their court actions last month.

Monday 12 July, 2021

Over 1,000 tweets removed following 'abhorrent racist abuse' of England players
# Euro 2020
# Euro 2020

Over 1,000 tweets removed following 'abhorrent racist abuse' of England players

Jul 12th 2021, 1:00 PM 29,069 Views 41 Comments

Facebook said it has also removed comments and accounts “directing abuse at England’s footballers”.

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Vast majority of people have received a scam call from an Irish number in the past month

Jul 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 81,130 Views 68 Comments
  • Almost three-quarters of Irish adults said they received a scam call from an Irish number at some point over the past month.
  • A new survey from Red C/The Journal shows half of adults received a call in the last week, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Recent common scam calls consist of a pre-recorded message purporting to be from the Department of Social Protection.

Sunday 11 July, 2021

Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: Misleading Covid vaccine claims in Dolores Cahill's by-election leaflet

Jul 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 88,392 Views 0 Comments
  • Dolores Cahill claimed in a by-election leaflet that mRNA vaccines "have never been approved". This is untrue, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • Cahill also made a misleading claim about deaths associated with vaccine clinical trials.
  • Cahill was a candidate in the Dublin Bay South by-election. She was eliminated on the third count.

Saturday 10 July, 2021

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions

Jul 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,380 Views 17 Comments
  • The Journal asked people to share stories about the impact of pandemic maternity restrictions.
  • These restrictions resulted in pregnant women going through parts of labour and certain scans alone, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • More than 120 people got in contact and 67 of their stories are included in today's piece.

Monday 5 July, 2021

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
# Get In Touch

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 7:45 PM 14,035 Views 1 Comment

We want to get a wider sense of how Covid-19 maternity restrictions have impacted people. Tell us your story.

Friday 2 July, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 8,672 Views 1 Comment

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

Legislation enacted to allow drinking outside pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Legislation enacted to allow drinking outside pubs and restaurants

Jul 2nd 2021, 5:49 PM 17,091 Views 22 Comments

The Bill was passed to deal with the issue of certain outdoor service not being covered by alcohol licences.

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education
# Culture
# Culture

Government supports Bill on including Traveller culture and history in education

Jul 2nd 2021, 3:44 PM 14,304 Views 24 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said “much remains to be done” in creating a more inclusive and supportive education system.

NPHET member says team 'not there to be popular' as Donnelly criticises 'online vitriol'
# Nphet
# Nphet

NPHET member says team 'not there to be popular' as Donnelly criticises 'online vitriol'

Jul 2nd 2021, 2:52 PM 33,383 Views 94 Comments

Dr Cillian de Gascun said negative commentary can be “a little bit disheartening”.

Showery weekend ahead with some thundery downpours expected
# Weather
# Weather

Showery weekend ahead with some thundery downpours expected

Jul 2nd 2021, 1:02 PM 23,289 Views 15 Comments

There will be scattered showers tomorrow and heavier rainfall on Sunday.

Thursday 1 July, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault of teenager in Tipperary village
# Upperchurch
# Upperchurch

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault of teenager in Tipperary village

Jul 1st 2021, 9:30 PM 32,852 Views 9 Comments

The teenager is being treated in hospital for serious injuries.

Man arrested as part of investigation into murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man arrested as part of investigation into murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods

Jul 1st 2021, 7:50 PM 10,286 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old was murdered last year.

About 70% of cases now Delta as Holohan says country facing further Covid wave
# Delta
# Delta

About 70% of cases now Delta as Holohan says country facing further Covid wave

Jul 1st 2021, 7:12 PM 54,709 Views 112 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said the country is facing a “significant wave of Delta-driven transmission”.

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'

Jul 1st 2021, 2:28 PM 9,010 Views 12 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said earlier this month that antigen testing is “just not as good as PCR”.

Wednesday 30 June, 2021

New rules for junk food ads aimed to 'protect the wellbeing of children' to take effect in December
# Food Ads
# Food Ads

New rules for junk food ads aimed to 'protect the wellbeing of children' to take effect in December

Jun 30th 2021, 7:26 PM 13,717 Views 35 Comments

The ASAI will put in place limits around when and how many junk food ads can appear in different media.

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant

Jun 30th 2021, 6:16 PM 14,320 Views 7 Comments

Micheál Martin said the HSE issued “very, very clear guidance” to maternity units on the restrictions.

Coronavirus: 452 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 452 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 30th 2021, 5:48 PM 66,513 Views 109 Comments

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

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase
# Scam Texts
# Scam Texts

Bank of Ireland warns customers of 'alarming' fraud increase

Jun 30th 2021, 12:53 PM 32,343 Views 21 Comments

The number of new phishing websites detected by the bank’s fraud prevention team has doubled since last month.

Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 9:21 PM 71,420 Views 146 Comments

NPHET issued advice to government yesterday.

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says

Jun 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 12,204 Views 4 Comments

A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.

Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it

Jun 29th 2021, 3:06 PM 33,150 Views 48 Comments

The planned reopening of indoor hospitality has been pushed until at least 19 July.

'No limit' on visiting numbers for fully vaccinated or people who had Covid in last nine months
# Vaccine Bonus
# Vaccine Bonus

'No limit' on visiting numbers for fully vaccinated or people who had Covid in last nine months

Jun 29th 2021, 1:44 PM 16,698 Views 5 Comments

This measure will take effect from 5 July, the government said.

Missing four-year-old girl found safe and well
# PSNI
# PSNI

Missing four-year-old girl found safe and well

Jun 29th 2021, 12:55 PM 15,662 Views 0 Comments

The child was reported missing from Derry.

Number of mortgage approvals continues to grow as almost 4,700 signed off last month
# Housing
# Housing

Number of mortgage approvals continues to grow as almost 4,700 signed off last month

Jun 29th 2021, 6:10 AM 8,181 Views 11 Comments

This represents a significant increase on the 1,879 mortgage approvals issued in May 2020, the BPFI said.

Nearly 12,500 calls last year for free legal advice - with big increase in employment concerns
# FLAC
# FLAC

Nearly 12,500 calls last year for free legal advice - with big increase in employment concerns

Jun 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,897 Views 0 Comments

Flac’s annual report said employment law queries in one week in May 2020 “exceeded family law queries for the first time”.

Monday 28 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 10:12 PM 72,032 Views 82 Comments

Earlier this month, the gap between doses of this vaccine was reduced from 12 weeks to eight.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jun 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 7,827 Views 0 Comments

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

Man (80s) dies after two-car crash in Tipperary
# M8
# M8

Man (80s) dies after two-car crash in Tipperary

Jun 28th 2021, 7:35 PM 43,293 Views 16 Comments

The crash occurred on the M8 southbound this afternoon.

Highest number of former special advisers apply to reduce one-year 'cooling-off' period for lobbying - Sipo report
# Lobby
# Lobby

Highest number of former special advisers apply to reduce one-year 'cooling-off' period for lobbying - Sipo report

Jun 28th 2021, 2:36 PM 9,446 Views 2 Comments

The Standards in Public Office Commission has released its 2020 report on the regulation of lobbying.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Vicar Street venue in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Firefighters tackle blaze at Vicar Street venue in Dublin

Jun 28th 2021, 12:59 PM 51,129 Views 11 Comments

The fire has been brought under control and gardaí said no injuries have been reported.

Friday 25 June, 2021

People reminded to hang up scam calls and not engage as reports continue
# Scammers
# Scammers

People reminded to hang up scam calls and not engage as reports continue

Jun 25th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,728 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí and the Department of Social Protection have issued warnings about scam calls.