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Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Poll: Do you agree with vaccinating people using an age-based system?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you agree with vaccinating people using an age-based system?

Mar 31st 2021, 8:37 AM 70,009 Views 117 Comments

The government changed the vaccine rollout plan yesterday.

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops to lowest number since late December
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops to lowest number since late December

Mar 31st 2021, 7:47 AM 17,525 Views 24 Comments

As of 8pm last night, there are also 65 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.

Friday 26 March, 2021

Gardaí now allowed to accept surplus vaccines if offered by HSE
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Gardaí now allowed to accept surplus vaccines if offered by HSE

Mar 26th 2021, 10:47 PM 77,650 Views 85 Comments

It follows uncertainty about when gardaí will be vaccinated.

Dublin teenager found safe and well following garda appeal
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Dublin teenager found safe and well following garda appeal

Mar 26th 2021, 10:10 PM 27,955 Views 4 Comments

A garda spokesman said no further action needed to be taken.

Social visits between households double since end of January despite Level 5 restrictions
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Social visits between households double since end of January despite Level 5 restrictions

Mar 26th 2021, 9:44 PM 32,921 Views 49 Comments

The finding was contained a new opinion poll by the ESRI.

Quiz: What Irish town or village is this street in?
# It's Quizzness Time
# It's Quizzness Time

Quiz: What Irish town or village is this street in?

Mar 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 80,902 Views 14 Comments

How well do you know these Irish streets?

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Mar 26th 2021, 9:04 PM 11,584 Views 2 Comments

These are the stories that made headlines today.

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia

Mar 26th 2021, 6:11 PM 21,312 Views 6 Comments

The Ethiopian man was killed on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 20 deaths and 584 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 20 deaths and 584 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 26th 2021, 5:44 PM 94,066 Views 165 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Thursday 25 March, 2021

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect

Mar 25th 2021, 4:46 PM 83,874 Views 50 Comments

Guidance from the company was issued to Irish medics yesterday.

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Mar 24th 2021, 8:57 PM 10,287 Views 0 Comments

Covid-19 cases remain steady, delays to the Stardust inquest, and no movement on the Suez Canal tanker…

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
# Green Shade
# Green Shade

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,115 Views 64 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway
# Egypt
# Egypt

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 159,305 Views 77 Comments

The container ship has been stuck in the Egyptian waterway since yesterday.

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

37-year-old missing from north Dublin found safe and well
# Malahide
# Malahide

37-year-old missing from north Dublin found safe and well

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:57 PM 42,208 Views 6 Comments

Niall O’Connor was last seen in the Seabury area of Malahide on Monday.

Government sources indicate 'cautious approach' will be adopted in review of Level 5 restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Government sources indicate 'cautious approach' will be adopted in review of Level 5 restrictions

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:47 PM 55,372 Views 71 Comments

Concerns were raised at Cabinet this afternoon over rising case numbers.

'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch
# Criticism
# Criticism

'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:55 PM 39,997 Views 56 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Green Party leader jointly condemned the drawing.

Coronavirus: 24 deaths and 371 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 24 deaths and 371 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:32 PM 112,730 Views 159 Comments

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

Carbon neutral by 2050: Ireland's green targets to be legally binding for the first time
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Carbon neutral by 2050: Ireland's green targets to be legally binding for the first time

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:28 PM 40,431 Views 112 Comments

The Climate Action Bill has been launched by the government.

Monday 22 March, 2021

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford
# Ardnacassa
# Ardnacassa

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:36 PM 20,276 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at the Ardnacassa estate at around 4pm.

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,443 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:09 PM 9,822 Views 0 Comments

It’s your nightly news catch-up.

Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Quiz: Would this famous person qualify to play for a Republic of Ireland football team?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Would this famous person qualify to play for a Republic of Ireland football team?

Mar 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 54,024 Views 37 Comments

Test yourself.

Friday 12 March, 2021

ESRI: risky interactions by 'hundreds of thousands' of people 'likely' to be causing plateau in Covid-19 figures
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

ESRI: risky interactions by 'hundreds of thousands' of people 'likely' to be causing plateau in Covid-19 figures

Mar 12th 2021, 5:07 PM 43,079 Views 62 Comments

The finding was contained in a new report by the ESRI.

Factfind: Has Ireland experienced 'excess mortality' since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Has Ireland experienced 'excess mortality' since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic?

Mar 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 68,579 Views 0 Comments

Several posts on social media have tried to play down the need for lockdowns by pointing to excess deaths.

Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Irish people are happier and reporting higher levels of enjoyment than at any other point in 2021
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Irish people are happier and reporting higher levels of enjoyment than at any other point in 2021

Mar 9th 2021, 12:51 PM 21,494 Views 50 Comments

The findings were contained in an opinion poll carried out yesterday.

Monday 8 March, 2021

Máiría Cahill: apology by ex-Guardian editor over 2014 column 'not worth the paper it's written on'
# Alan Rusbridger
# Alan Rusbridger

Máiría Cahill: apology by ex-Guardian editor over 2014 column 'not worth the paper it's written on'

Mar 8th 2021, 12:46 PM 21,478 Views 0 Comments

The column in the newspaper questioned how the BBC investigated Cahill’s claim she was raped.

Two arrested after pharmacy in Cork robbed at knifepoint
# Douglas
# Douglas

Two arrested after pharmacy in Cork robbed at knifepoint

Mar 8th 2021, 10:00 AM 16,166 Views 0 Comments

The robbery occurred at around 10pm on Saturday night.

Saturday 6 March, 2021

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules

Mar 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,799 Views 69 Comments

Amárach Research gives a glimpse into how people currently feel about restrictions.

Friday 5 March, 2021

Covid Placentitis: what we know about the condition that may have caused four stillbirths in Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Covid Placentitis: what we know about the condition that may have caused four stillbirths in Ireland

Mar 5th 2021, 4:58 PM 23,927 Views 16 Comments

NPHET reported the possible cases of the condition last night.

Woman (20s) killed in two-car collision in Wexford
# Wexford
# Wexford

Woman (20s) killed in two-car collision in Wexford

Mar 5th 2021, 11:48 AM 31,151 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened at around 6am this morning.

Wednesday 3 March, 2021

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 7:44 PM 67,189 Views 0 Comments

Covid-19 case numbers among those aged 19-24 “continue on a downward trend” despite incidents like this, Dr Ronan Glynn has said.

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?
# Adrenochrome
# Adrenochrome

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?

Mar 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 57,172 Views 0 Comments

A false claim involving the chemical, RTÉ and dead infants was made at Saturday’s protest.

Monday 1 March, 2021

Facebook 'in touch with' gardaí after removing group behind anti-lockdown protest in Dublin
# RiseUp Éireann
# RiseUp Éireann

Facebook 'in touch with' gardaí after removing group behind anti-lockdown protest in Dublin

Mar 1st 2021, 5:53 PM 53,347 Views 0 Comments

RiseUp Éireann organised the Unite the Tribes march on Saturday.

Friday 26 February, 2021

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?

Feb 26th 2021, 8:31 PM 26,192 Views 0 Comments

Unions have called for regular rapid testing as part of the re-opening of schools next month.

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Half of fifth and sixth year pupils experiencing 'major negative' impact on learning due to Covid-19

Feb 26th 2021, 3:08 PM 9,806 Views 15 Comments

The findings are contained in the CSO’s latest ‘Social Impact of Covid-19 Survey’.

Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland last year
# Say My Name
# Say My Name

Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland last year

Feb 26th 2021, 1:50 PM 107,431 Views 28 Comments

There’s a new number one for girls.

Thursday 25 February, 2021

Fine finish to February with sun and 13 degree temperatures expected this weekend
# Here Comes The Sun
# Here Comes The Sun

Fine finish to February with sun and 13 degree temperatures expected this weekend

Feb 25th 2021, 8:16 PM 14,324 Views 24 Comments

The spring weather looks set to continue.

Data Protection Commissioner: Transfer of Mother and Baby Homes records to Dept could be 'high risk'
# Department Of Children
# Department Of Children

Data Protection Commissioner: Transfer of Mother and Baby Homes records to Dept could be 'high risk'

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 3:59 PM 19,435 Views 16 Comments

Around 100,000 records are expected to be moved to the Department of Children next week.