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Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin

May 19th 2021, 7:34 PM 5,440 Views 10 Comments

The inquests will examine the deaths of the 48 people who died in the Stardust fire in 1981.

Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons

May 19th 2021, 12:38 PM 8,521 Views 20 Comments

A coroner found that the victims of the massacre in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.

Donohoe says government's new housing measures will act as 'strong deterrent' to cuckoo funds
# Housing
# Housing

Donohoe says government's new housing measures will act as 'strong deterrent' to cuckoo funds

May 19th 2021, 11:43 AM 10,546 Views 74 Comments

The opposition, however, doesn’t agree and the plans have been described as a “too little, too late”.

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Eurovision: Ireland's Lesley Roy has failed to qualify for this Saturday's song contest final
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision: Ireland's Lesley Roy has failed to qualify for this Saturday's song contest final

Updated May 18th 2021, 10:14 PM 98,559 Views 197 Comments

The first Eurovision semi-final was held this evening in Rotterdam.

HSE ransomware attack: 'Is it possible that sensitive information has been downloaded? Unfortunately, yes'
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

HSE ransomware attack: 'Is it possible that sensitive information has been downloaded? Unfortunately, yes'

May 18th 2021, 9:40 PM 29,486 Views 26 Comments

The health minister and Taoiseach have been among those fielding questions in the Dáil on the cyber attack today.

More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab
# Progress
# Progress

More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab

Updated May 18th 2021, 7:20 PM 32,087 Views 46 Comments

Almost two in every five adults in Northern Ireland is fully vaccinated.

Coronavirus: 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 358 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated May 18th 2021, 5:28 PM 59,132 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest
# A Song For Ireland
# A Song For Ireland

Eurovision is back - here's everything you need to know about this year's contest

Updated May 18th 2021, 3:00 PM 45,421 Views 60 Comments

G’wan Lesley.

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack
# Ransomware
# Ransomware

Officials from National Cyber Security Centre to address 'urgent' meeting of TDs and Senators over HSE hack

May 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,454 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Networks meets this morning.

Monday 17 May, 2021

Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid

May 17th 2021, 9:59 PM 15,924 Views 39 Comments

The long-time Senator is looking to win a Dáil seat for Labour in Dublin Bay South.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 17th 2021, 9:00 PM 13,703 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Friday 14 May, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

May 14th 2021, 9:00 PM 11,961 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

The Guardian apologises to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade columns
# BBC Spotlight
# BBC Spotlight

The Guardian apologises to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade columns

May 14th 2021, 4:57 PM 14,501 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Greenslade wrote an article describing himself as having “republican sympathies”.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Man (30s) suffers serious head injuries in assault in Offaly
# Edenderry
# Edenderry

Man (30s) suffers serious head injuries in assault in Offaly

May 13th 2021, 10:06 PM 24,334 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in Edenderry just after 6pm this evening.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

May 13th 2021, 9:00 PM 8,050 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Coronavirus: 8 deaths and 448 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 8 deaths and 448 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 12th 2021, 5:58 PM 61,468 Views 99 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Three men arrested over attempted murder of police officer in the North
# Derry
# Derry

Three men arrested over attempted murder of police officer in the North

May 12th 2021, 4:58 PM 6,802 Views 1 Comment

A further two arrests have been made in connection with the murder of a police officer back in 1993.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

May 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 9,936 Views 1 Comment

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'
# The Pubs
# The Pubs

Varadkar tells publicans: 'We want to make sure you never have to close again'

May 11th 2021, 6:13 PM 34,139 Views 39 Comments

The Tánaiste said he’d dare to put money on pubs re-opening indoors in July.

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
# Tgip Round Up
# Tgip Round Up

Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?

May 11th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,339 Views 4 Comments

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the future of work after Covid-19.

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager
# Rory Carr
# Rory Carr

Gardaí renew appeal for missing Dublin teenager

May 11th 2021, 4:43 PM 13,137 Views 1 Comment

Rory Carr has been missing since 1 May.

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'
# Covid19
# Covid19

Up to 270,000 vaccines to be administered this week as government says programme 'gaining momentum'

Updated May 11th 2021, 4:27 PM 33,444 Views 38 Comments

More than 1.8 million vaccines doses have been administered so far.

Monday 10 May, 2021

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 381 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 381 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 10th 2021, 5:36 PM 65,216 Views 119 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Sunday 9 May, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know these 80s classics?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know these 80s classics?

May 9th 2021, 10:00 PM 70,171 Views 22 Comments

It’s quiz time.

Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are people actually leaving Dublin now that they can work remotely?

May 9th 2021, 6:30 PM 60,691 Views 40 Comments

Estate agents are reporting an increased interest from Dublin dwellers looking to move out of the capital.

Tuesday 4 May, 2021

They made the biggest sacrifices - but what will work be like for people whose jobs never stopped during the pandemic?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

They made the biggest sacrifices - but what will work be like for people whose jobs never stopped during the pandemic?

May 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 49,514 Views 24 Comments
  • Covid-19 changed how many of us work - but a great many still had to go to their jobs right throughout the pandemic.
  • Some feel they've been given little reward for putting themselves at risk to keep the country going.
  • There are fears that in the new "flexible" world of work, it'll be harder to retain people in some key industries.

Sunday 2 May, 2021

'Your mammy brain and working woman brain should not be in the same room': Work and childcare after Covid
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'Your mammy brain and working woman brain should not be in the same room': Work and childcare after Covid

May 2nd 2021, 9:00 AM 23,612 Views 3 Comments

The Citizens Assembly has recommended a publicly-funded childcare model in future to address the high cost parents face.

Saturday 1 May, 2021

'We're sometimes considered an afterthought': How people with disabilities see the post-Covid workplace
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We're sometimes considered an afterthought': How people with disabilities see the post-Covid workplace

May 1st 2021, 1:00 PM 7,286 Views 2 Comments

“I wouldn’t like to see a world where people with disabilities feel they can only work from home.”

Thursday 29 April, 2021

Guests at wedding ceremonies to increase to 50 on 10 May - but only six allowed at reception if indoors
# Roadmap
# Roadmap

Guests at wedding ceremonies to increase to 50 on 10 May - but only six allowed at reception if indoors

Apr 29th 2021, 7:05 PM 47,017 Views 9 Comments

From 7 June, the number of guests at a wedding reception can increase to 25 under the new roadmap.

LIVE: Taoiseach announces reopening plan with haircuts, click-and-collect and garden meet-ups back from 10 May
Live Apr 29th 2021, 7:00 PM

LIVE: Taoiseach announces reopening plan with haircuts, click-and-collect and garden meet-ups back from 10 May

'A degree of normality is returning': Here's when restrictions are set to be lifted heading into the summer
# The Way Out
# The Way Out

'A degree of normality is returning': Here's when restrictions are set to be lifted heading into the summer

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 6:24 PM 87,506 Views 97 Comments
  • The Taoiseach outlined the roadmap in an address to the nation this evening.
  • 10 May is the first significant day that will see the return of inter-county travel and hairdressers.
  • Hospitality will be permitted to open outdoors from 7 June.
'We have to let people know what they're missing': The man tasked with getting Dubliners back to their city
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We have to let people know what they're missing': The man tasked with getting Dubliners back to their city

Apr 29th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,793 Views 27 Comments
  • Dublin city has been shaken by the pandemic but the man in charge of its recovery is hopeful for its future, writes Sean Murray.
  • In the short term, it'll mean more pedestrianised streets and outdoor dining this summer.
  • Greater appreciation and use of the public realm may be a welcome legacy of the pandemic, according to the council official.

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Former housing minister Eoghan Murphy resigns as TD for Dublin Bay South
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Former housing minister Eoghan Murphy resigns as TD for Dublin Bay South

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 10:53 AM 154,125 Views 223 Comments

Murphy held the role of Housing Minister for three years.

Thursday 22 April, 2021

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests
# Stardust
# Stardust

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:58 AM 4,804 Views 6 Comments

Solicitor Darragh Mackin and Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan have written to Minister for Justice Helen McEntee on the issue.

'None of us ever thought this would happen': How managers will have to re-learn how to do their jobs post-Covid
# Work After Covid
# Work After Covid

'None of us ever thought this would happen': How managers will have to re-learn how to do their jobs post-Covid

Apr 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,789 Views 13 Comments

“That Industrial Revolution idea of being in the same place for eight hours should be put aside now. That time is over.”

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