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Irish - Yesterday’s News


Irish - Yesterday’s News

Noah Donohoe gave mother a lifetime of love in his 14 years, funeral hears

The teenager’s body was found on Saturday, six days after he went missing in north Belfast.

Ivan Yates is stepping down from full-time broadcasting from the end of July

He and his wife are moving back to Enniscorthy in Co Wexford.

'Complacency is our biggest enemy now': People warned about foreign travel as restrictions ease

Liz Canavan said worrying Covid-19 trends have been seen in Ireland and abroad recently.

'A friend of ours has passed away': Pearse Doherty defends attending Bobby Storey funeral

The Sinn Féin TD said he believes the senior republican’s funeral is now being politicised.


From The42 Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test Drugs In Rugby

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test

33-year-old Chiliboy Ralepelle won 25 caps for South Africa.

Call for extension of wage subsidy scheme into 2021 as conference sector 'on verge of collapse'

Event organisers have said they face the prospect of no income for 18 months.

Investigating floods schemes and winning our first award: Latest news from Noteworthy

Our community-driven platform has listened to you and recently launched projects on issues including racism and hedge cutting.

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study

The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.


Poll: Should geography matter when choosing ministers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should geography matter when choosing ministers?

Up to 17 junior ministers could be appointed today.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March

In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.

Businesses warned they must act independently when setting or increasing prices

The CCPC has also reminded businesses they have additional responsibilities under consumer protection law when setting new or additional fees.


Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson spoke by phone about Brexit, Covid-19 and climate change

The UK prime minister congratulated the new taoiseach.

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

Why has Leicester gone back into lockdown - and could the same thing happen in an Irish town?

Leicester has had one in ten of all confirmed cases of Covid-19 in England in the past week.

Last chance for students to alter applications as CAO change-of-mind option closes today

CAO points, which are based on Leaving Cert grades, determine what college courses are offered to students.

So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster'

Today had been the date set for both sides to reach an agreement on fisheries. But of course, more time is needed.

Irish - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

PSNI to review footage amid criticism of high number of attendees at funeral of senior republican

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Adams attended the funeral of Bobby Storey today.

Temporary payments for extra Covid-19 nursing home costs extended

The scheme providing Covid-19 support payments was due to close on Tuesday but will now include July, August and September.

Man (34) in critical condition after car he was travelling in struck ditch in Co Longford

The incident occurred on the R392 at Foigha near Ballymahon at 6.30pm.

Over €1 million seized after significant CAB raids in Dublin and Wicklow

Seven people have been arrested for money laundering offences.

Quiz: How well do you know these Irish holiday destinations?

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has urged people not to travel abroad for the foreseeable.

From The42 Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano Bad Blood

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

'Mixed messaging': Call for clarity on whether people should cancel holidays abroad

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said it is important to reopen the economy, “but not at the risk of another wave”.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Woman has engagement ring and other valuables stolen while parked in vehicle outside hospital

The incident happened at Whiteabbey Hospital in Newtownabbey at around 2pm today.

Your evening longread: Carl Bernstein on what he's learned about Trump's phone calls

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Runaway horse rescued by RNLI off the coast near Bundoran

The crew spent almost an hour trying to guide the horse back to shore.

Trinity astronomers witness ‘monster star’ mysteriously disappearing into darkness Cosmic Mystery This post contains videos

Trinity astronomers witness ‘monster star’ mysteriously disappearing into darkness

An intriguing explanation may be that the star collapsed into a black hole without exploding as a bright supernova

The Remote: Ireland's Covid Battle, British Classic Races and some classic Jim Carrey

Here’s what’s happening in TV land this week.

'All we are getting is tea and sympathy': Half of Ireland's restaurants could close without aid, industry warns

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is seeking rent cuts from landlords, official grants and greater flexibility from banks and utility companies.

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears

In 2015, Ciarán Murphy was found in a dog cage in his home by a passers-by who noticed his cottage was in flames.

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

Varadkar told insurance reform must be top priority as he takes questions on his new brief

Treatment of businesses by insurance companies is “appalling”, Dáil told.

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey

Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.

'It lulls you into a false sense of security': 28-year-old Kerry coronavirus patient on 'nightmare' recovery

Recurring symptoms saw Michael Prendergast readmitted to hospital twice.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…