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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

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

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hotel reopening 518 Hotels and B&Bs were allowed to reopen their doors today. Source: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

  • Public health officials confirmed a further 407 Covid-19 cases in Ireland today.
  • The chief medical officer said that the scenes in Dublin city centre at the weekend were “something to behold” at a NPHET press briefing this afternoon.
  • Chemotherapy treatments dropped by 12% last year due to the pandemic.
  • Leaving Certificate results are being delayed until September for the second year in a row.
  • Sinn Féin confirmed that Senator Lynn Boylan is to be their candidate in the Dublin Bay South by-election.
  • Fencing has been put around the bandstand in St Stephen’s Green to protect the structure from “any further damage” after large gatherings.
  • Progress is underway to develop a menopause workplace policy looking at measures allowing work adjustments during menopause.
  • Protections for renters impacted by Covid-19 are to be extended beyond 12 July.
  • Multinational companies must now declare how much tax they pay in each EU country under new tax rules.


climate-change Source: PA

#HONG KONG A museum commemorating China’s crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 1989 has closed three days after opening amid an investigation.

#UNITED STATES President Joe Biden has suspended oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

#CLIMATE Wildlife around the world are under threat from climate change, a new report has detailed. 

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A group of Irish creatives projected “Gaza” onto the Cliffs of Moher last night. The word was list up against the side of the cliffs – here’s what it looked like.

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Gaza Cliffs Gavin Gallagher  Photographer -no-repro-fee-irelandtogaza.com Source: Gavin Gallagher

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