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Irish - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Psychiatric nurses begin overtime ban as Dáil hears they've been propping up services by working extra hours

As of 7am this morning, psychiatric nurses have not been carrying out work beyond their contracted hours.

'What happened in relation to Holles Street was pretty disgusting' - Simon Harris says exclusion zones will be a priority

“We shouldn’t have to change the law to have a basic understanding of decency,” Harris said.

From The42 'First and foremost, Paddy is a good rugby player' - London Irish head coach Kiss defends Jackson signing Clarification

'First and foremost, Paddy is a good rugby player' - London Irish head coach Kiss defends Jackson signing

The former Ulster chief also said he believed that most fans backed the fly-half joining the club.

Book of condolence opened in Dublin's Mansion House for Brendan Grace RIP

Book of condolence opened in Dublin's Mansion House for Brendan Grace

It was confirmed earlier today that the comedian had died aged 68.

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Travellers must leave unofficial halting site in Co Tipperary by next Tuesday, court rules

Tipperary County Council’s proceedings were brought against eight people.

Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug

A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.

Boy (10) dies after drowning at a house in Co Louth

Gardaí were called to the scene in Carlingford this morning.

'They said they wanted an obnoxious priest': How Brendan Grace and the Father Ted writers created Fr Fintan Stack

While other actors were “shouting and roaring” at auditions, Grace said he decided to take a different approach.

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Bord na Móna confirmed that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave.

Two people re-arrested after body of murder victim found in Co Down lake

The body of McCormick was recovered from a lake in Down earlier this week.

Revenue seizes over €175,000 in cash from passenger at Dublin Airport

Revenue officers discovered the cash during a routine search of a man from South Africa.

Figures suggest two-in-five renters in 'pressure zones' still being hit with rent increases above 4%

Under RPZ legislation, annual rent rises are capped at 4% in certain areas.

'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68 RIP

'One of the great entertainers of this era': Tributes paid as Brendan Grace dies aged 68

The hugely popular comedian was being treated for lung cancer.

Poll: Should it be compulsory for Irish teens to spend a year helping others? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be compulsory for Irish teens to spend a year helping others?

Could a State-run programme like this work in Ireland?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

From The42 'He is highly sought after' - Praise for Bohs' 14-year-old after impressive Chelsea cameo Prospect

'He is highly sought after' - Praise for Bohs' 14-year-old after impressive Chelsea cameo

Liverpool are among those understood to be scouting Evan Ferguson, who impressed in last night’s 1-1 draw against Frank Lampard’s side.

Six tourists killed by tornadoes and violent hailstorms in northern Greece

Dozens of other people have been injured after strong winds hit the region of Halkidiki.

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50 RIP

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50

Whelan was highly involved in the referendum campaigns to legalise same sex marriage iand to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

The UN's refugee chief is in Ireland and says wait times in Direct Provision must improve

Filippo Grandi complimented Ireland on its resettlement efforts.

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed

The Green Party is hosting today’s discussion in Leinster House featuring Irish and international experts.

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?

These votes have been a long-time coming – but make the return of power-sharing much less likely.

Irish - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

The UK's Brexit department is hiring four advisers - two for the backstop and two for 'alternative arrangements'

“We are looking for two proactive problem-solvers…” the ad reads.

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses in Santina Cawley murder investigation

Santina was rushed to hospital shortly after 5am last Friday having sustained bone fractures and a serious head injury.

From The42 Dundalk left frustrated by Latvian opponents in Champions League qualifier Report This post contains videos

Dundalk left frustrated by Latvian opponents in Champions League qualifier

Vinny Perth’s men could not break down a stubborn Riga FC side.

'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city

“Some people were running away and others were standing across the street looking on,” a café owner said.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Sir Kim Darroch resigns, a Mercosur deal protest, and Garda Commissioner apologises to the family of Brian Stack.

'The kid who's helping others, is not the kid who's terrorising their neighbour'

Should it be compulsory for young people to volunteer for a year? There are pros and cons.

Revenue hires 453 staff in preparation for Brexit

281 staff have been assigned to Dublin in preparation for Brexit, including 213 in 2019.

From The42 As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg Flying The Flag

As it happened: Dundalk v Riga, Champions League first qualifying round first-leg

Oriel Park played host to the European clash.

Body of murdered Pat McCormick found in Co Down lake, PSNI confirm

The family of the father-of-four thanked the public for their support and prayers.

Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was dismissing €300,000 in whiplash claims.

'Cruel' State pension changes are still affecting thousands

Despite government revisions, only 32,307 pensioners have received an increase in their pension, which is “significantly lower than expected”.

From The42 'If you read all the comments on social media, you are going to get depressed' KT

'If you read all the comments on social media, you are going to get depressed'

She may be undisputed lightweight champion of the world but the best is yet to come, as Katie Taylor says herself.

Taoiseach has ‘absolute confidence’ in Kehoe after navy ship claims

Kehoe became embroiled in confusion over the weekend when he said two vessels were docked for maintenance reasons and not for staff shortages.

A €14m rollercoaster for Tayto Park has been refused due to noise impact on four residents

Four local residents claimed that the anticipated screaming from passengers on ‘Coaster 2021′ will increase noise disturbance in the area.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

For the first time, you can write a message for future generations on the Census

The Census will have a “time capsule” blank box on the form, where citizens can leave their mark, to be revealed in 100 years’ time.

Workers win compensation from Paddy Power over denial of rest break cases

Paddy Power declined to comment on the rulings of the Workplace Relations Commission.

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

Ireland's economic outlook 'clouded by uncertainty', EU warns

The EU points to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU as a reason behind the uncertainty.