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Irish - Monday 29 June, 2020

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.

Poll: Have you booked a haircut yet? Snip Snip This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you booked a haircut yet?

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


Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk

The seizures were made in two separate searches of properties in Dundalk on Friday.

Phil Hogan pulls out from race to take top World Trade Organisation job

Phil Hogan, Ireland’s EU Trade Commissioner, announced the decision this morning.

Two teens seriously injured, one airlifted to hospital, following dirt bike collision in Clare

It is not believed that either teenager suffered life-threatening injuries.

Warning that non-essential travel abroad should be avoided to prevent a Covid-19 surge in Ireland

Professor Philip Nolan has said that just because travel restrictions are easing doesn’t mean people should go abroad.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.


Opinion: 'Reopening your business today? Here's the legal advice you need to know'

Solicitor Jason O’Sullivan outlines all the practical steps businesses should have taken ahead of today’s reopening.

Man (20s) arrested after woman (50s) injured in shooting incident in Ballymun

Gardaí responded to reports of shots being fired at a house in Shangan Park yesterday afternoon.

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen 'making steady recovery' following stroke last year, Barry Cowen says

Barry Cowen was speaking this morning after being appointed Minister for Agriculture over the weekend.

'I always told him he would change the world': Family lead tributes to 14-year-old Noah Donohoe

On Saturday, police said that a body found in north Belfast is believed to be his.

Phase Three: Here's what's allowed from today as Ireland enters second-last step out of lockdown

As Phase Three takes effect, here is everything you can do from today.

Irish - Sunday 28 June, 2020

From The42 'I wouldn’t like to be that player heading back to the county' - Spillane suggests 'golden score' rather than penalties The Sunday Game

Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?

Test your knowledge with this quiz on former coalitions.

From The42 All-Ireland final referee Gough opts out for 2020 due to social distancing concerns Man In The Middle

All-Ireland final referee Gough opts out for 2020 due to social distancing concerns

‘As long as there is social distancing still in place,’ the Meathman is unavailable.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Importing Covid, Martin returns to Cork, and Trump under fire for another tweet… It’s The Fix.

Money Diaries: A project manager in the north west on €43k who is used to working remotely

This week, our reader and her fiancé are busy renovating their home as they prepare for the birth of their first child. They are used to remote working.

Missing 13-year-old from Tipperary found safe and well

The 13-year-old girl was found, gardaí confirmed.

From The42 'Excited' about knockout football championship and fears over future of family-run pub during lockdown Green Light

'Excited' about knockout football championship and fears over future of family-run pub during lockdown

Kevin Cassidy talks about the exciting battles that await in the GAA season, and life in lockdown.

Micheál Martin plans on hanging Eamon de Valera and Michael Collins portraits side-by-side in his office

Martin said it will act as a symbol of historic government coalition that was formed this week.

'He’s not a godlike creature, Solomon from above': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

One further death in Ireland and the US continues to break infection rate records: Today's Covid-19 main points

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

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

The figures were released by the Department this evening.

Teenager charged with murder of 31-year-old Jason Lee Martin in Ballymena

Jason Lee Martin was stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police in Northern Ireland name 28-year-old murder victim as Warren Crossan

He was chased by two masked gunmen through streets packed with people and motorists before he was shot dead.

'A grave concern': NPHET's Philip Nolan urges public to reconsider travelling abroad as imported Covid-19 cases rise

Earlier this week, Nolan also revealed that 13 cases of the virus have been imported from countries including Bangladesh, India, and Portugal.

Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online

Party rules dictate a leadership contest has to take place within six months of a general election.

Status orange rainfall warning in place for three counties in the north west today

The warning has been in place from 11am this morning and will remain in place until tomorrow afternoon.

'I have to pinch myself': Eileen Flynn on becoming the first female Traveller in the Oireachtas

Flynn was one of Micheál Martin’s nominees to the Seanad.

Debunked: Irish people in colonies were not slaves - they were indentured servants

Posts that are being shared on social media claim Irish people ‘experienced the horrors of slavery’ more than African people.

Sitdown Sunday: 'I saw a police car hit a teen - so why was it so hard to prove?'

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Why don't people live in rural town centres? Six towns were given €100k to see why - here's what they said

A pilot initiative from the government gave six rural towns €100,000 to develop proposals aimed at rejuvenating town centres.

From The42 'Starting in a World Cup qualifier at Croke Park was a huge honour, but unfortunately it turned sour' Rowl Model

'Starting in a World Cup qualifier at Croke Park was a huge honour, but unfortunately it turned sour'

Former Ireland midfielder Martin Rowlands retraces his steps.

The three Rs: A business consultant's tips on getting back on your feet and coming out of the crisis stronger

Brian Cremin of 3SIXTY consultancy says it’s important that businesses examine all aspects of how they work and adapt fast to meet the new changes.

Gardaí seize €52k worth of fake designer clothes in Dublin

Search operations were carried out on Friday.