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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Documents show government unease at campaign to designate Covid-19 an 'occupational illness'

The Department of Business expressed concern about the liability for the State and businesses.

Friday 25 September, 2020

Man (30s) arrested over Clonee shooting

A man in his 20s received non-life threatening injuries in the incident in May.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Colleges and universities told to move most lectures online for next two weeks

The move comes as efforts step up to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the community.

Thursday 24 September, 2020

The Green List has been cut to just four countries - and Liechtenstein is now one of them

The new Green List will contain Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein.

'No other choice than to act': Donegal to be placed under Level 3 restrictions after spike in Covid-19 cases

Government ministers held an incorporeal meeting this evening to discuss the measure.

Coronavirus: 3 deaths and 324 new cases confirmed in Ireland

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

Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Someone has just won €5.4 million on tonight's Lotto jackpot

We don’t yet know where in the country the ticket was sold.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Gardaí say a further 15 pubs found to be in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions

Gardaí also conducted 500 checkpoints in and around Dublin last weekend as part of Operation Fanacht.

'An awful lot of young people might have to die' if we were to pursue herd immunity strategy, Prof Nolan says

Dr Ronan Glynn said this evening “it’s certainly not a strategy that will be adopted in this country”.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Former Debenhams staff protest at KPMG as packers move in at a number of stores

Workers remain defiant as their protests continued for a 166th day today.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 334 new cases confirmed in Ireland - including 174 in Dublin

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

Monday 21 September, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Fancy driving a train? Irish Rail has opened its latest recruitment drive with salary scale up to €60k

Irish Rail said it’s been encouraged by the increasing interest from women in its recruitment drives.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Saturday 19 September, 2020

Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says

The NBRU praised the strong collaboration at local level at helping to address the problem.

'This is getting serious again': New restrictions now in effect as Dublin moves to Level 3

Business expressed their frustration at the measures for Dublin last night as the Covid-19 figures painted a stark picture.

Friday 18 September, 2020

Council says Dublin pubs, cafes and restaurants will be permitted to serve outside if they meet certain conditions

Such establishments can only cater for outdoor dining from tomorrow.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Taoiseach confirms Dublin to enter Level 3, including ban on indoor dining for three weeks

The decision comes following a recommendation from NPHET.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Unions and meat processors agree safety protocol for workers in the industry

Siptu division organiser Greg Ennis said that serial testing must be maintained at meat plants going forward.

Golf group says it 'adhered to guidelines' after 20 members test positive following Tullamore trip

A member of the group had Covid-19 and died suddenly from an unrelated illness.

Teachers warn of severe disruption to schools already as they call for fast-track access to testing

The government has emphasised the importance of keeping schools open in its new plan for living with Covid-19.

Thursday 17 September, 2020

Quiz: Where on earth are these buildings?

We’re bringing you around the world in tonight’s quiz.

Green List: Germany and Poland among countries added as Greece, Italy and Norway removed

The Department of Foreign Affairs provided an update on the new Green List countries this afternoon.

Garda investigation under way after body discovered in south Dublin

The results of a post mortem will help determine the course of the investigation, gardaí said.

Here's which Dublin Bus routes are curtailed the most due to anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour caused bus services to be curtailed 108 times last year. The figure for this year is already at 92.

Debunked: No, Paul Murphy isn't recruiting and training actors to attend protests

The fake advertisement was shared on social media following protests in Dublin at the weekend.

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

'Remembering our loss': National and local events to commemorate those we have lost during Covid-19

In the government’s new plan on living with Covid-19 is a section on how we mark those who have died during the pandemic.

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Cabinet and Acting CMO restricting their movements after Stephen Donnelly is sent for Covid-19 test, Dáil to resume this evening

It was confirmed earlier that Health Minister Stephen Donnelly felt unwell this afternoon and is now isolating.

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday

The government provided details on the new arrangements for air travel at a press conference today.

We're at Level Two of the new Covid plan. Here's why we want to get to One (and avoid Five at all costs)

The government unveiled its new framework for living with Covid-19 over the next six to nine months today.

Monday 14 September, 2020

Quiz: Can you finish the titles of these obscure action films?

Fancy your chances at tonight’s quiz?

Teenager charged over robbery at a shop in Dublin city last night

The incident happened on Dorset Street Lower at around 9pm.

Leaving Cert students to see what grades their schools gave as appeals process opens today

Students have until 5pm on Wednesday to lodge an appeal.

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