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Friday 23 July, 2021

Gardaí examining social media posts referring to Michael D Higgins
# Violence
# Violence

Gardaí examining social media posts referring to Michael D Higgins

Jul 23rd 2021, 10:12 PM 78,468 Views 0 Comments

Anti-lockdown groups on social media and Telegram channels criticised the signing of the law which paves the way for indoor dining.

Friday 16 July, 2021

Debunked: No, 82% of women vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first third of pregnancy don't miscarry
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, 82% of women vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first third of pregnancy don't miscarry

Jul 16th 2021, 7:49 PM 23,000 Views 0 Comments

The claim has circulated widely on social media in recent weeks.

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

'You feel you're not welcome in Ireland': TDs told of anti-Traveller 'hate speech' during Covid-19
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

'You feel you're not welcome in Ireland': TDs told of anti-Traveller 'hate speech' during Covid-19

Jul 13th 2021, 4:36 PM 16,338 Views 0 Comments

Representatives of Pavee Point appeared before the Oireachtas today.

Thursday 8 July, 2021

Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic
# Vote
# Vote

Polls close in Dublin Bay South after first election of the pandemic

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 10:57 PM 58,029 Views 105 Comments

40% of voters cast a ballot in the constituency.

Saturday 3 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about blood?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about blood?

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:00 PM 50,121 Views 27 Comments

Test yourself.

Thursday 24 June, 2021

Poll: Have you received a scam call from an Irish number?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you received a scam call from an Irish number?

Jun 24th 2021, 9:13 AM 157,202 Views 115 Comments

Members of the public continue to report receiving hoax phone calls,

Sunday 20 June, 2021

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants

Jun 20th 2021, 9:05 PM 43,473 Views 92 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that gardaí will act with ‘discretion’ on the issue.

Monday 14 June, 2021

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

Jun 14th 2021, 7:32 AM 30,058 Views 22 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

Saturday 5 June, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know the islands of Ireland?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know the islands of Ireland?

Jun 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 54,322 Views 21 Comments

We’re a small island surrounded by small islands.

Monday 31 May, 2021

'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I was appalled': Tánaiste asked social media firms to combat 'illegal' gatherings after Grafton St protest

May 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 69,404 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar contacted the companies following a protest in March.

Sunday 30 May, 2021

Debunked: Claims by an ex-Pfizer employee about Covid-19 and vaccines are false and misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Claims by an ex-Pfizer employee about Covid-19 and vaccines are false and misleading

May 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 121,045 Views 0 Comments

Mike Yeadon is regularly cited by anti-lockdown groups.

Friday 28 May, 2021

Hoardings were put up where homeless man was known to sleep to 'prepare building for Leaving Cert'
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

Hoardings were put up where homeless man was known to sleep to 'prepare building for Leaving Cert'

May 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 48,952 Views 41 Comments

The man has since been contacted by homeless services.

Thursday 27 May, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,015 Views 33 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Debunked: Messages shared on WhatsApp claim that scammers are calling people with their HSE data
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Messages shared on WhatsApp claim that scammers are calling people with their HSE data

May 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 100,944 Views 0 Comments

Different versions of the message have appeared in recent days.

Monday 24 May, 2021

What's happened in Belarus since last year's protests against president Alexander Lukashenko?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What's happened in Belarus since last year's protests against president Alexander Lukashenko?

May 24th 2021, 12:54 PM 12,402 Views 4 Comments

Yesterday’s incident was the latest in a series of crackdowns against the country’s opposition.

Saturday 22 May, 2021

A conviction for €4 worth of cannabis 'just defies logic', say campaigners
# Drugs
# Drugs

A conviction for €4 worth of cannabis 'just defies logic', say campaigners

May 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 48,798 Views 0 Comments

Possession of any amount of cannabis is illegal under Irish law.

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Dublin City Council launches new app to help cyclists identify more bike-friendly routes
# Cycling Buddy
# Cycling Buddy

Dublin City Council launches new app to help cyclists identify more bike-friendly routes

May 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,098 Views 60 Comments

Dublin Cycling Buddy aims to make cycling easier for those in the capital.

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate

May 19th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,484 Views 11 Comments

The fire was extinguished at around midday.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 19th 2021, 8:56 PM 7,762 Views 0 Comments

A murder trial, the Stardust inquests and an announcement by Pfizer had people talking today.

'Vaccines alone cannot end this': TDs to hear how indoor ventilation is key to fighting spread of Covid-19
# Oireachtas Commitee
# Oireachtas Commitee

'Vaccines alone cannot end this': TDs to hear how indoor ventilation is key to fighting spread of Covid-19

May 19th 2021, 6:45 AM 28,556 Views 46 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee will discuss the issue today.

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

May 18th 2021, 9:00 PM 9,326 Views 0 Comments

Woman goes on trial for murder of three children, government announces new housing measures, and Aer Lingus to close cabin crew bases…

Teaching union to tell TDs that staff are subjected to 'inappropriate' comments by parents on social media
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Teaching union to tell TDs that staff are subjected to 'inappropriate' comments by parents on social media

May 18th 2021, 6:15 AM 22,967 Views 61 Comments

The claims will be heard at the Oireachtas Education Committee this afternoon.

Monday 17 May, 2021

Coronavirus: 360 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 360 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 17th 2021, 5:05 PM 78,701 Views 30 Comments

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

Friday 14 May, 2021

Debunked: Multiple claims on Instagram about vaccines, face masks and Covid-19 tests are false or misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Multiple claims on Instagram about vaccines, face masks and Covid-19 tests are false or misleading

May 14th 2021, 9:30 PM 26,717 Views 0 Comments

The claims have been made in recent weeks.

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?
# HSE
# HSE

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?

May 14th 2021, 1:19 PM 21,522 Views 7 Comments

An IT shutdown has had an impact on wider operations today.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

New legislation aims to make 'threatened' basking sharks a protected species in Ireland

New legislation aims to make 'threatened' basking sharks a protected species in Ireland

May 13th 2021, 10:16 PM 14,484 Views 22 Comments

The world’s second-largest fish is a frequent visitor to Irish shores.

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 456 more cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: No new deaths and 456 more cases confirmed in Ireland

May 13th 2021, 5:42 PM 55,453 Views 49 Comments

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

Wednesday 12 May, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

May 12th 2021, 8:57 PM 10,222 Views 0 Comments

It’s your nightly news roundup.

Here are the four bathing areas classified as having 'poor' quality water in Ireland
# Beaches
# Beaches

Here are the four bathing areas classified as having 'poor' quality water in Ireland

May 12th 2021, 12:10 AM 66,270 Views 9 Comments

96% of beaches met EU standards last year.

Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

Renters facing 'impossible situation' as new report shows drop in number of homes available

May 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,387 Views 90 Comments

Rents across the country were 2.1% higher than at the end of 2020.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Man missing from his home in Dublin found safe and well
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man missing from his home in Dublin found safe and well

May 11th 2021, 9:44 PM 34,628 Views 9 Comments

Alex Pincer had been missing from his home in Dublin.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 379 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 11th 2021, 6:16 PM 67,462 Views 69 Comments

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

Monday 10 May, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 10th 2021, 9:00 PM 15,931 Views 0 Comments

It’s your nightly news roundup…

Saturday 8 May, 2021

'My body, my choice': How some Irish wellness Instagram accounts became a hotbed of Covid-19 misinformation
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'My body, my choice': How some Irish wellness Instagram accounts became a hotbed of Covid-19 misinformation

May 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 86,778 Views 0 Comments

The platform is being used to spread false information about Covid-19 in novel ways,.

Friday 7 May, 2021

Paul Reid: 'I have never found a stronger moment of hope and optimism that we can feel now'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Paul Reid: 'I have never found a stronger moment of hope and optimism that we can feel now'

May 7th 2021, 9:34 AM 18,288 Views 42 Comments

The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 continues to fall.

Poll: Would you be comfortable socialising after using a Covid-19 test you got in a supermarket?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you be comfortable socialising after using a Covid-19 test you got in a supermarket?

May 7th 2021, 9:10 AM 33,357 Views 56 Comments

Lidl has started selling antigen tests today.

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