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# italy - Sunday 5 April, 2020

McKinley bunkered but buoyant with new skills on his mind more than new contract
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# Recipe For Success

McKinley bunkered but buoyant with new skills on his mind more than new contract

Apr 5th 2020, 8:45 AM 4,077 Views 3 Comments

The Italian international is holed up in Treviso and keeping his mind and body as busy as possible.

# italy - Friday 3 April, 2020

Spain sees 900 new deaths in 24 hours as death toll nears 11,000 fatalities
# Covid19
# Covid19

Spain sees 900 new deaths in 24 hours as death toll nears 11,000 fatalities

Apr 3rd 2020, 11:31 AM 35,871 Views 31 Comments

Spain is currently dealing with over 117,000 confirmed cases of the virus.

Covid-19 deaths and unemployment accelerate across Europe and US as cases pass one million
# Global Pandemic
# Global Pandemic

Covid-19 deaths and unemployment accelerate across Europe and US as cases pass one million

Apr 3rd 2020, 9:08 AM 28,452 Views 52 Comments

On Thursday Spain reported a record one-day number of deaths, 950, bringing its overall toll to about 10,000.

# italy - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to send $100 million worth of medical supplies to Italy and other European countries, says Trump

Mar 31st 2020, 7:29 AM 66,846 Views 94 Comments

New York mayor Andrew Cuomo has warned the city was running out of essential equipment like ventilators.

# italy - Friday 27 March, 2020

Italy passes Chinese Covid-19 cases as 969 more deaths announced
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italy passes Chinese Covid-19 cases as 969 more deaths announced

Mar 27th 2020, 5:39 PM 36,951 Views 59 Comments

The worldwide death toll climbed to more than 24,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

EU leaders fail to agree a Covid-19 stimulus package
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

EU leaders fail to agree a Covid-19 stimulus package

Mar 27th 2020, 7:50 AM 31,001 Views 80 Comments

“We cannot make the same mistakes of the 2008 financial crisis,” Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned.

# italy - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Italy shuts all non-essential factories as death toll rises by almost 800 in a day
# New Measures
# New Measures

Italy shuts all non-essential factories as death toll rises by almost 800 in a day

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 48,664 Views 65 Comments

The Italian leader stressed that groceries and pharmacies would still remain open.

# italy - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Italy's death toll rises by 793 in 24 hours
# Lombardy
# Lombardy

Coronavirus: Italy's death toll rises by 793 in 24 hours

Mar 21st 2020, 5:36 PM 91,687 Views 76 Comments

The total number of fatalities in the northern Lombardy regions around Milan surpassed 3,000.

Italian brewer in Lombardy: 'The main lie we have seen is that the virus can only be dangerous for the elderly'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Italian brewer in Lombardy: 'The main lie we have seen is that the virus can only be dangerous for the elderly'

Mar 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 218,136 Views 63 Comments

A brewer in Codogno, Lombardy – ‘the Wuhan of Italy’ – has advice for Irish people on how to view the threat of the virus.

# italy - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Italy death toll rises to 3,405, overtaking China
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Italy death toll rises to 3,405, overtaking China

Mar 19th 2020, 5:31 PM 38,288 Views 37 Comments

China has officially reported 3,245 deaths.

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled
# Off
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# Off

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled

Mar 19th 2020, 12:17 PM 3,420 Views 4 Comments

The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.

Italian army trucks in Bergamo remove bodies from packed morgue to crematoriums
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italian army trucks in Bergamo remove bodies from packed morgue to crematoriums

Mar 19th 2020, 11:02 AM 33,408 Views 24 Comments

The Ansa news agency reports that the vehicles were needed because there were no spaces available in local cemeteries.

# italy - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'It's a bit of solidarity but it's also a bit of craic': Irish in Italy connect through Whatsapp during lockdown
# Morale Boost
# Morale Boost

'It's a bit of solidarity but it's also a bit of craic': Irish in Italy connect through Whatsapp during lockdown

Mar 14th 2020, 5:05 PM 49,553 Views 21 Comments

Italy has been on lockdown since Monday to try stem the spread of coronavirus.

'Everything will be OK': Italians beat coronavirus isolation by singing to each other from their windows
# Gone Viral
# Gone Viral

'Everything will be OK': Italians beat coronavirus isolation by singing to each other from their windows

Mar 14th 2020, 11:27 AM 74,087 Views 44 Comments

Videos of the phenomenon have gone viral on social media.

# italy - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Covid-19 around the world: Over 1,000 deaths in Italy, Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for disease
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 around the world: Over 1,000 deaths in Italy, Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for disease

Mar 12th 2020, 9:18 PM 51,984 Views 68 Comments

President Bolsonaro’s communications director has tested positive for Covid-19.

# italy - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Italy to close all shops except pharmacies and food stores as lockdown continues
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italy to close all shops except pharmacies and food stores as lockdown continues

Mar 11th 2020, 10:07 PM 51,448 Views 47 Comments

The move comes after the World Health Organization declared the spread of coronavirus Covid-19 a pandemic.

The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How can Ireland stop an Italy-style spread of coronavirus?

Mar 11th 2020, 6:46 PM 37,278 Views 44 Comments

How is it spreading so fast there?

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'

Mar 11th 2020, 4:41 PM 25,355 Views 2 Comments

Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.

'It's not a total lockdown, really': Life in Milan during the Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'It's not a total lockdown, really': Life in Milan during the Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 11th 2020, 6:10 AM 45,124 Views 22 Comments

Irish student Megan has been staying indoors in Milan since last week.

Flight refunds and travel insurance - what are you entitled to if you had booked a trip to Italy?
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Flight refunds and travel insurance - what are you entitled to if you had booked a trip to Italy?

Mar 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 56,145 Views 18 Comments

The Irish government has changed its advice to suggest avoiding all travel to Italy.

# italy - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020
# Nothing To See Here
From The42
# Nothing To See Here

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020

Mar 10th 2020, 9:08 PM 3,234 Views 1 Comment

The tournament is still set to go ahead in Rome later this summer.

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are not to blame each other': Italian Ambassador says authorities there did everything to contain virus

Mar 10th 2020, 5:40 PM 21,331 Views 34 Comments

Italian authorities have put the country into lockdown with more than 9,000 confirmed cases.

Aer Lingus and Ryanair suspend all Italian flights amid country's lockdown measures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Aer Lingus and Ryanair suspend all Italian flights amid country's lockdown measures

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 1:10 PM 27,448 Views 45 Comments

The Aer Lingus suspension kicks in tomorow, while Ryanair’s will be in place from midnight 13 March.

'Do not travel': Irish government upgrades Italy travel advice to highest possible warning level
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Do not travel': Irish government upgrades Italy travel advice to highest possible warning level

Mar 10th 2020, 11:40 AM 87,685 Views 112 Comments

The development puts Italy in the same category as countries like Afghanistan and Syria.

Covid-19: How Italy became the epicentre for coronavirus in Europe, and what we can learn
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: How Italy became the epicentre for coronavirus in Europe, and what we can learn

Mar 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 133,855 Views 98 Comments

Over 9,000 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Italy since 21 February.

# italy - Monday 9 March, 2020

Italian prime minister extends lockdown to entire country in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italian prime minister extends lockdown to entire country in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 9:45 PM 75,561 Views 115 Comments

Italy has seen the worst outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Europe to date.

Pro14 facing cancelled games as Italy gets set to suspend all sport
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Pro14 facing cancelled games as Italy gets set to suspend all sport

Mar 9th 2020, 6:20 PM 6,950 Views 6 Comments

Munster could lose out on crucial match points as a result.

Six prisoners in Italy die from methadone overdoses during protest over Covid-19 measures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Six prisoners in Italy die from methadone overdoses during protest over Covid-19 measures

Mar 9th 2020, 2:48 PM 41,490 Views 30 Comments

Family visits were restricted to prevent transmission in prisons, causing increased tensions.

Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed

Mar 9th 2020, 12:25 PM 55,496 Views 58 Comments

The decision has been made due to fears over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

# italy - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Italy now has the second most Covid-19 deaths and cases in any country worldwide
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italy now has the second most Covid-19 deaths and cases in any country worldwide

Mar 8th 2020, 6:59 PM 45,904 Views 67 Comments

The death toll from the disease in Italy has nearly tripled since yesterday.

Coronavirus: Number of UK cases jumps to 273
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Number of UK cases jumps to 273

Updated Mar 8th 2020, 4:44 PM 66,512 Views 123 Comments

A quarter of the Italian population has been put under lockdown.

Covid-19: 'Do not travel' to Lombardy and other isolated Italian regions, DFA warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 'Do not travel' to Lombardy and other isolated Italian regions, DFA warns

Mar 8th 2020, 1:21 PM 33,199 Views 80 Comments

The new advice was issued today by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# italy - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream

Updated Mar 7th 2020, 3:12 PM 52,386 Views 46 Comments

In Greece, a row has erupted over whether to cancel Holy Communion, while China has just 99 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# italy - Thursday 5 March, 2020

‘Six Nations has been undermined even further by postponements’
# Fixture Chaos
From The42
# Fixture Chaos

‘Six Nations has been undermined even further by postponements’

Mar 5th 2020, 2:06 PM 11,699 Views 9 Comments

Eddie O’Sullivan believes re-fixing Italy games was only call to make – but says structure of tournament remains deeply flawed.

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed
# BACKLOG
From The42
# BACKLOG

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed

Mar 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 3,914 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Munster and Connacht have seen Pro14 visits to Italy postponed.

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations
# Opposition
From The42
# Opposition

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations

Mar 5th 2020, 1:04 PM 7,865 Views 3 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side will provide opposition at today’s session.

Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome

Mar 5th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,204 Views 38 Comments

There was an option to play the fixture behind closed doors, but organisers have moved to postpone it until later in the year.

# italy - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Covid-19 in Italy: All schools and universities to close until mid-March, sports events to take place without fans until April
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 in Italy: All schools and universities to close until mid-March, sports events to take place without fans until April

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 7:44 PM 69,105 Views 94 Comments

Government ministers met to discuss measures this afternoon.

# italy - Monday 2 March, 2020

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19
# Cancellations
# Cancellations

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19

Mar 2nd 2020, 5:30 PM 21,766 Views 25 Comments

The cancellations will occur between Tuesday 17 March and Wednesday 8 April.

# italy - Friday 28 February, 2020

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility
# New Plans
From The42
# New Plans

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility

Feb 28th 2020, 1:05 PM 5,212 Views 9 Comments

Andy Farrell’s squad will train next week even without a game to play.