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Irish - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Opinion: Migrants are forced to do the worst work without access to rights
# Racism At Work
# Racism At Work

Opinion: Migrants are forced to do the worst work without access to rights

Wed 7:01 PM 20,930 Views 0 Comments

Youth Against Racism and Inequality (YARI) activist writes that immigrants and people of colour are leading the force for change internationally.

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin

Wed 6:53 PM 17,401 Views 8 Comments

The cocaine and cannabis herb were seized by gardaí last Friday.

Irish Olympic hopeful Leon Reid arrested and charged in UK with drug offences
# Police Investigation
From The42
# Police Investigation

Irish Olympic hopeful Leon Reid arrested and charged in UK with drug offences

Wed 6:20 PM 73,666 Views 0 Comments

Reid was arrested as part of a police investigation into the large-scale supply of drugs, possession of firearms and money laundering.

All-island review of rail system to be carried out
# Choo Choo
# Choo Choo

All-island review of rail system to be carried out

Wed 6:20 PM 20,748 Views 51 Comments

The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Wed 6:05 PM 29,857 Views 89 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 423 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 423 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Wed 5:57 PM 76,102 Views 94 Comments

The latest figures have been reported by the Department of Health.

IT services remain disrupted at two colleges after ransomware attacks
# Technology
# Technology

IT services remain disrupted at two colleges after ransomware attacks

Wed 5:34 PM 26,632 Views 9 Comments

Systems at TU Dublin’s Tallaght campus and the National College of Ireland were impacted by attacks in recent days.

Staff at RTÉ reject pay cut plans as union says proposals now 'off the table'
# Money At Montrose
# Money At Montrose

Staff at RTÉ reject pay cut plans as union says proposals now 'off the table'

Wed 5:30 PM 39,471 Views 126 Comments

The plan was rejected by 87% by 13%.

Dublin Euro 2020 games in fresh doubt as FAI tell Uefa they cannot provide assurances on crowd numbers
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

Dublin Euro 2020 games in fresh doubt as FAI tell Uefa they cannot provide assurances on crowd numbers

Updated Wed 5:00 PM 17,443 Views 33 Comments

Dublin is due to host three Group E games as well one of the ties in the knock-out stage.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Wed 4:54 PM 14,339 Views 2 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Teachers and SNAs incorrectly given Covid vaccines due to reserve list error – Donnelly
# Dublin And Wicklow
# Dublin And Wicklow

Teachers and SNAs incorrectly given Covid vaccines due to reserve list error – Donnelly

Wed 4:23 PM 61,001 Views 110 Comments

Teachers and SNAs in Wicklow, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin South East received vaccines yesterday.

Works to begin to permanently pedestrianise 17 Cork city streets
# Outdoor Dining
# Outdoor Dining

Works to begin to permanently pedestrianise 17 Cork city streets

Wed 4:19 PM 24,563 Views 38 Comments

Works will begin on resurfacing some of the streets from next week.

Pandemic 'solidarity tax' on wealthy individuals or companies is on the table, says IMF
# Wealth Tax
# Wealth Tax

Pandemic 'solidarity tax' on wealthy individuals or companies is on the table, says IMF

Wed 3:16 PM 21,035 Views 27 Comments

The IMF has also backed calls for a global minimum rate of corporation tax.

Dublin City Council installs loudspeakers warning against dog fouling as complaints pick up
# Poo Diligence
# Poo Diligence

Dublin City Council installs loudspeakers warning against dog fouling as complaints pick up

Wed 3:01 PM 19,146 Views 65 Comments

Audio devices in so-called blackspots across the city aim to encourage dog owners to clean up after their dogs.

Almost 4 million vaccine deliveries expected before July as booking portal opens in two weeks
# Rolling Out
# Rolling Out

Almost 4 million vaccine deliveries expected before July as booking portal opens in two weeks

Updated Wed 2:55 PM 63,602 Views 44 Comments
  • Today marks 100 days of Ireland's vaccination programme
  • 3.9 million doses expected by 30 June
  • HSE vaccine portal will open in the week starting 19 April
  • Those aged 65-69 (Cohort 6) will be able to book their jabs
Chocolate and alcohol sales spike amid spring festivities
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Chocolate and alcohol sales spike amid spring festivities

Wed 1:56 PM 12,656 Views 19 Comments

Overall grocery spending has dipped compared to a boom this time last year.

Woman who lost sons and husband in Kanturk murder suicide passes away
# Anne O'Sullivan
# Anne O'Sullivan

Woman who lost sons and husband in Kanturk murder suicide passes away

Wed 1:21 PM 109,591 Views 29 Comments

Ms O’Sullivan passed following a long battle with an undisclosed terminal illness.

Further EU countries to be added to Ireland’s quarantine list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Further EU countries to be added to Ireland’s quarantine list

Wed 1:08 PM 39,052 Views 66 Comments

France, Italy and Germany could join Austria on the list.

'I remember the first wave, ICU was suddenly full of 10 people with very low Vitamin D levels'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'I remember the first wave, ICU was suddenly full of 10 people with very low Vitamin D levels'

Wed 12:52 PM 46,214 Views 74 Comments

An Oireachtas Committee is recommending that a campaign be launched to promote Vitamin D supplements.

'To be there would just be out of this world. It's the dream, and we'll keep working towards it'
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'To be there would just be out of this world. It's the dream, and we'll keep working towards it'

Updated Wed 12:00 PM 12,525 Views 2 Comments

Friendlies, the World Cup draw and a fresh bid to reach a first-ever major tournament – an exciting few months lie ahead, says Ireland’s Claire O’Riordan.

Opinion: 'Frontline workers are close to falling over the burnout cliff'
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Opinion: 'Frontline workers are close to falling over the burnout cliff'

Wed 11:59 AM 22,333 Views 28 Comments

Johnny Moran of Trauma Response Network Ireland outlines the key signs of trauma burnout in essential workers.

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands

Wed 11:02 AM 98,702 Views 322 Comments

The three unions tabled a joint motion on the issue.

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire reaches settlement with RTÉ over defamation claim
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire reaches settlement with RTÉ over defamation claim

Wed 10:54 AM 32,891 Views 0 Comments

The High Court legal proceedings were issued last July.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Updated Wed 8:57 AM 16,447 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule

Updated Wed 8:55 AM 27,618 Views 138 Comments

The conferences of the country’s three teacher trade unions are continuing today.

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?

Wed 8:52 AM 49,651 Views 75 Comments

It’s been unseasonably cold over the last few days.

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of psychiatric and neurological conditions
# University Of Oxford
# University Of Oxford

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of psychiatric and neurological conditions

Wed 8:24 AM 27,809 Views 63 Comments

University of Oxford researchers have estimated that one in three survivors were diagnosed with such a condition in the following six months.

Ulster assistant boss rejects claims Harlequins devalued the Challenge Cup
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Ulster assistant boss rejects claims Harlequins devalued the Challenge Cup

Wed 8:05 AM 22,287 Views 6 Comments

Roddy Grant has been one of the few to defend the English side.

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Number of hospital patients drops to 220 as Ireland set to deliver one-millionth vaccine dose

Wed 7:27 AM 19,953 Views 45 Comments

The figures are continuing to fall across the country.

Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Killers of Limerick man Jason Corbett could be freed from prison today

Wed 7:06 AM 30,013 Views 0 Comments

The pair were granted a retrial earlier this year.

Glenveagh gets green light for 702 ‘build to rent’ apartments near Dublin's Docklands
# Sheriff Street
# Sheriff Street

Glenveagh gets green light for 702 ‘build to rent’ apartments near Dublin's Docklands

Wed 6:05 AM 31,270 Views 38 Comments

The development, on the six-acre site, is located 400 metres from the Spencer Dock Luas stop.

Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog
# Firearms
# Firearms

Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog

Wed 6:00 AM 9,616 Views 0 Comments

A log of one incident in Cork in August said the person had injuries to their hands, arm, and face that had been self-inflicted.

Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?
# Oh Vienna
# Oh Vienna

Hotel quarantine: Why is Austria on Ireland's list of 'designated countries' but not France and Germany?

Wed 12:05 AM 53,945 Views 61 Comments

Officials want to add 17 EU countries to the list.

Irish - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

An Bord Pleanála ruling clears way for €48m UCD building inspired by the Giant's Causeway
# Development
# Development

An Bord Pleanála ruling clears way for €48m UCD building inspired by the Giant's Causeway

Tue 10:30 PM 48,147 Views 55 Comments

The ruling clears the way for a €180m development of facilities at University College Dublin.

Five people arrested in connection with attempted murder of a man in Dublin last year
# Kilmore
# Kilmore

Five people arrested in connection with attempted murder of a man in Dublin last year

Tue 9:30 PM 17,480 Views 7 Comments

The man in his 30s was shot a number of times last May.

Dublin cottage 'packed full of personality' named as RTÉ's Home of the Year
# Small Parcels
# Small Parcels

Dublin cottage 'packed full of personality' named as RTÉ's Home of the Year

Tue 9:00 PM 120,145 Views 32 Comments

The late 1800s cottage was renovated by owner Jen Sheahan and features a disco ball in its bathroom.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tue 8:54 PM 12,327 Views 1 Comment

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

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Endangered fish thrown away and dead whales on our shores: Fishing's ocean impact
# NET LOSS
# NET LOSS

Endangered fish thrown away and dead whales on our shores: Fishing's ocean impact

Tue 8:30 PM 44,788 Views 23 Comments

Noteworthy reveals over 30 tonnes of threatened fish were discarded in one year, including the endangered basking shark and critically endangered skates.

Your evening longread: Why people love Line of Duty
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why people love Line of Duty

Tue 8:30 PM 22,256 Views 15 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case
# WRC
# WRC

Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case

Tue 8:05 PM 53,222 Views 14 Comments

The appeal by Tomasz Zalewski over the treatment of his complaint alleging unfair dismissal from his job is an important test case.