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Irish - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme

Darragh O’Brien said he wants to ensure houses ranging in price from €160,000 to €250,000 will be available.

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients

Applicants who received approval before the Covid-19 crisis have had approval pulled.

From The42 'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban Criticism This post contains videos

'It's high time the GAA grew a pair of balls' - Duignan on inter-county teams breaking training ban

The Offaly chairman has suggested that teams who break the rule should be removed from the championship.

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad in 2020? Travel Abroad This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad in 2020?

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has urged people to stay in Ireland for the foreseeable.

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Missing teenage girl found safe and well

Tara McKay (14) had been missing from her home in Baldoyle, Dublin 13.

'A stark reminder': RTÉ documentary shows frontline of battle against Covid-19

Viewers last night were brought inside the intensive care unit of St James’ Hospital, where staff have been dealing with the worst of this disease.

Call to prevent Covid-19 pandemic resulting in two million FGM cases 'that would otherwise be averted'

The UNFPA has called for urgent action to be taken to protect girls around the world.

As millennials approach middle age, they face the second recession of their generation

Dr Amie Lajoie says millennials hope the policy of Ireland’s new government will be anything but austerity, to avoid further damaging an already bruised generation.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

Entire cast and crew of some film productions may need to quarantine prior to and during filming

The new protocol comes as productions were permitted to resume filming yesterday.

Mary McAleese condemns Catholic Church for 'intrinsically evil' teachings on homosexuality

The former Irish president warned of the damaging impact the church is having on Ireland younger LGBT community.

Despite some Phase Three optimism, TDs to be told many SMEs are 'dying' due to pandemic

A worrying picture will be painted when representatives from a number of sectors address TDs today.

Irish - Monday 29 June, 2020

Seanad votes to continue serious organised crime trials to be heard without a jury for another year

New Justice Minister Helen McEntee addressed senators today on why the legislation should be extended.

Gardaí warn the public about a fake jury duty scam

The email encourages people to click on a link in order to get a jury number – Gardaí have warned people not to do this.

€16.5 million upgrade works at Cliffs of Moher will include €2 million pedestrian tunnel

Clare County Council is set to spend big on the attraction which had 1.6 million visitors last year.

Twenty four new cases in Ireland, and the city of Leicester to re-enter lockdown in UK: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what Covid-related news is making the headlines today.

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Quiz: How much do you know about musicals?

Go on, test yourself (and get some songs stuck in your head).

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A post-Cabinet briefing by the three leaders, Gardaí tackle Kinahan crime – and Ireland reaches Phase Three.

Explainer: How Dustin the Turkey drew the ire of a legion of Niall Horan fans on Friday

A startling number of tweets now contain the hashtag #RTERayShowRespectNiallHoran.

Your evening longread: The vegan foodie who turned into a huge TikTok star

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

'It's in our collective interest': Holohan asks people to consider cancelling holidays abroad

The Chief Medical Officer said he is “genuinely very concerned” about Irish people taking holidays abroad.

So what's the 'new normal' like in Dublin's pubs? This reporter volunteered to find out

Just without drinking pints or having a €9 meal.

Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Chu was elected following a vote of councillors this evening.

'There will be disappointments': Martin responds to perceived 'snub' of deputy leader in Cabinet selection

Dara Calleary said that it was a setback not to be asked to head up a Department, but added that he is going to “get back on the horse”.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week

With heart-pumping action and blood-curdling horror aplenty – here are some picks for TV movies this week.

From The42 Daniel Kinahan to step away from boxing, claims MTK president Deja Vu

Daniel Kinahan to step away from boxing, claims MTK president

Bob Yalen has alleged that the backlash against Kinahan stems from ‘the hearsay testimony of biased parties’.

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 24 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland as the country moves into Phase Three.

Three men jailed for taking part in Kinahan cartel plan to kill Hutch family member

The three men received sentences totalling 19 years at the Special Criminal Court today.

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McKenna to return to training after serving AFL ban for breaking Covid-19 protocols

McKenna’s club Essendon face Collingwood this Friday night.

Gardaí seize half a million euro in organised crime crackdown in Dublin and Cavan

One man was arrested and is being held in Navan Garda Station.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Kinahan crime gang has 'wreaked havoc' on local communities, senior garda says following triple convictions

Today three men were jailed for taking part in a Kinahan cartel plan to kill a Hutch family member.

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly has been elected Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann

Daly is succeeding Senator Dennis O’Donovan in the role.

High Court rejects case from Senators who wanted clarity on rules for Seanad sittings

The issue raised in a case against the State no longer remains, but the court said it “could arise again” in the future.

Dara Calleary says Cromwellian anger reflects what he's heard after ministerial snub

The Western People newspaper says the Cabinet decisions amount to: “To Hell or to Connacht “.

Barbers and hairdressers say it's 'Christmas on steroids' - some even organised midnight openings

Barbers and hairdressers say it's 'Christmas on steroids' - some even organised midnight openings

Across the country, people got their first hair cut in months.

From The42 James Lowe confirms new Leinster contract is a three-year deal Locked In

James Lowe confirms new Leinster contract is a three-year deal

The 27-year-old qualifies to play for Ireland in November.

Open thread: What are you most looking forward to doing from today?

Ireland today enters Phase Three of its exit from lockdown. Let us know what you’re excited about doing.

Mandatory use of face coverings on public transport 'likely' to be enforced through fines

Enforcement will not begin for a number of weeks, the CEO of the National Transport Authority said.

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Poll: Have you booked a haircut yet?

Hairdressers and barbers can reopen from today as part of Phase Three.