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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

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

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

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  • Public health officials have confirmed a further four deaths and 859 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Over one million Virapro sanitisers that have been recalled had already been issued to health service locations around the country.
  • Gardaí in Kildare have seized beer kegs, spirits and bar equipment after searching a “suspected Shebeen” last night.
  • The chairpersons of the Young Greens and the Queer Greens have jointly resigned from their positions, citing concerns over the current direction of the Green Party.
  • Livestock marts were disrupted today as an online bidding system in use during Level 5 restrictions crashed.
  • Six deaths and 923 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Northern Ireland by the Department of Health in its latest update.
  • Two-thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn’t go back this weekend, according to a poll.
  • A man in his fifties has been charged following the seizure of suspected cannabis herb worth approximately €159,400.

WORLD

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#UNITED STATES The caseload in the US has reached record heights, with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day

#POLAND Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for Covid-19 after being tested for the virus yesterday

#OUTER SPACE NASA has said that its robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex succeeded in collecting a large sample of particles from the Bennu asteroid

#SPAIN Spain’s cabinet is holding an extraordinary meeting tomorrow to discuss declaring a national state of emergency that would allow regions to impose curfews

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Ireland has beaten Italy in the delayed round four fixture of the 2020 Six Nations championship today.

Johnny Sexton has said that the team might be in with a chance to come out on top: “If anyone can do it, we can.”

Although the final score was 50-17, Ireland conceded a last minute try to Italy that could impact how the championship plays out next week.

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