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# lockdown - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Nationwide post-lockdown electrical goods buying spree sees record recycling levels
# Recycling
# Recycling

Nationwide post-lockdown electrical goods buying spree sees record recycling levels

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:02 PM 28,158 Views 14 Comments

WEEE Ireland said it recovered 3,763 tonnes of electrical waste in July.

# lockdown - Friday 21 August, 2020

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly
# Covid19
# Covid19

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly

Aug 21st 2020, 5:10 PM 68,907 Views 97 Comments

Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.

# lockdown - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Opinion: Prioritising small housing units on crammed sites leads to risks
# Lowering Standards
# Lowering Standards

Opinion: Prioritising small housing units on crammed sites leads to risks

Aug 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,894 Views 13 Comments

Orla Hegarty writes that lockdown has been a time to reflect on getting our new housing right.

# lockdown - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Defence Forces attempted to track down mystery male responsible for infamous viral WhatsApp voicenote
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Defence Forces attempted to track down mystery male responsible for infamous viral WhatsApp voicenote

Aug 15th 2020, 12:02 AM 52,095 Views 15 Comments

The clip claimed that the army was to start patrolling the streets.

# lockdown - Friday 14 August, 2020

Almost half of new Covid-19 cases linked to outbreaks in workplaces
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Almost half of new Covid-19 cases linked to outbreaks in workplaces

Aug 14th 2020, 4:13 PM 28,589 Views 36 Comments

The CSO has been analysing the statistics for the number of people who contracted or died from Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

# lockdown - Thursday 13 August, 2020

New Zealand races to track origin of Covid-19 outbreak as case numbers jump
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

New Zealand races to track origin of Covid-19 outbreak as case numbers jump

Aug 13th 2020, 8:33 AM 47,919 Views 37 Comments

The surge in new cases raised the prospect that a three-day lockdown imposed in Auckland could be extended.

# lockdown - Monday 10 August, 2020

What impact will GAA shutdown have on Kildare, Laois and Offaly club schedules? From The42

What impact will GAA shutdown have on Kildare, Laois and Offaly club schedules?

Aug 10th 2020, 4:46 PM 5,607 Views 2 Comments

Action in the three counties was brought to a halt last Friday.

# lockdown - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters

Aug 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 28,558 Views 34 Comments

The recent increase in cases in Ireland is largely associated with clusters in three counties.

'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown

Aug 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 63,743 Views 127 Comments

Local TDs have been reacting to the latest restrictions imposed on Laois. Offaly and Kildare.

# lockdown - Friday 7 August, 2020

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

'We cannot afford to wait and see': Taoiseach calls for solidarity as first localised restrictions set to take effect

Aug 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 43,709 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach addressed the country after 6pm this evening.

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million
# Still Rising
# Still Rising

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

Aug 7th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,976 Views 17 Comments

The country has the third-highest number of cases in the world.

Leinster and the Crusaders linked up for a fascinating project during lockdown
# Brain Power
From The42
# Brain Power

Leinster and the Crusaders linked up for a fascinating project during lockdown

Aug 7th 2020, 1:00 AM 19,296 Views 6 Comments

The Irish province are viewing the next few months of games like a World Cup.

# lockdown - Friday 31 July, 2020

Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months
# Downturn
# Downturn

Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months

Jul 31st 2020, 5:52 PM 16,343 Views 20 Comments

The decline in Europe compares to a 9.5% quarter-on-quarter decline for the United States.

# lockdown - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'I'm not afraid to say that I want to go on a Lions tour and that's my ambition'
# Looking Forward
From The42
# Looking Forward

'I'm not afraid to say that I want to go on a Lions tour and that's my ambition'

Jul 29th 2020, 5:00 PM 31,454 Views 26 Comments

Andrew Conway is feeling refreshed after lockdown and wants to continue his growth as a player.

# lockdown - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions

Jul 28th 2020, 9:41 AM 17,323 Views 40 Comments

European countries are struggling to balance keeping tourism open while guarding against new flare-ups of infection.

# lockdown - Friday 24 July, 2020

Johnson admits UK government could have handled pandemic ‘differently’
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Johnson admits UK government could have handled pandemic ‘differently’

Jul 24th 2020, 10:51 PM 25,432 Views 38 Comments

More than 50,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the UK.

# lockdown - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Operation Navigation: Another 20 pubs suspected of breaching Covid-19 restrictions
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Operation Navigation: Another 20 pubs suspected of breaching Covid-19 restrictions

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:02 PM 59,803 Views 87 Comments

A total of 59 licenced premises have been caught allegedly breaching regulations since 3 July.

Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'
# Study
# Study

Parents of children under 5 and women 'hardest hit by Covid-19 lockdown'

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:26 AM 31,399 Views 39 Comments

A study found no deterioration in mental health in men and the over-45s.

# lockdown - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Q&A: Your questions about Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions and health advice answered
# Covid19
# Covid19

Q&A: Your questions about Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions and health advice answered

Jul 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 55,470 Views 62 Comments

Phase 4 has been delayed and there are some new restrictions on the way – what does it mean for you?

# lockdown - Friday 17 July, 2020

Barcelona tells people to stay at home and 100,000 mink to be culled in Aragon
# Spain
# Spain

Barcelona tells people to stay at home and 100,000 mink to be culled in Aragon

Jul 17th 2020, 1:40 PM 43,184 Views 34 Comments

Covid-19 cases have spiked in Catalonia and the neighbouring Aragon region.

# lockdown - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Eleven more pubs found breaching Covid reopening rules over the weekend
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Eleven more pubs found breaching Covid reopening rules over the weekend

Jul 15th 2020, 4:29 PM 54,413 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí carried out thousands of checks over the weekend.

# lockdown - Friday 10 July, 2020

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country

Jul 10th 2020, 6:56 AM 27,312 Views 25 Comments

Australia closed its international borders to all but returning citizens and permanent residents in late March, but a quota on numbers is in place.

# lockdown - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown

Jul 8th 2020, 7:29 AM 41,873 Views 20 Comments

Australia yesterday confirmed a further 134 infections in the past 24 hours.

# lockdown - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Serbia reintroduces lockdown after highest daily Covid-19 death toll
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Serbia reintroduces lockdown after highest daily Covid-19 death toll

Jul 7th 2020, 10:35 PM 35,567 Views 21 Comments

The country’s president said a curfew will probably last from 6pm on Friday until 5am on Monday.

# lockdown - Saturday 4 July, 2020

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases
# Africa
# Africa

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

Jul 4th 2020, 1:13 PM 25,729 Views 6 Comments

More than 11 million people around the world are now known to have been infected since the pandemic began.

# lockdown - Friday 3 July, 2020

Opinion: Our rotting Seanad won’t survive much longer, it's crying out for reform
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Opinion: Our rotting Seanad won’t survive much longer, it's crying out for reform

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 19,217 Views 43 Comments

UCC students Adam Hallissey and Charlie Power argue that the Seanad has become a place for failed TDs to wait for election, and it has the capacity for so much more.

# lockdown - Thursday 2 July, 2020

As a creche owner, I had butterflies on Monday, but we're getting there
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

As a creche owner, I had butterflies on Monday, but we're getting there

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,572 Views 5 Comments

One childcare provider shares her thoughts on reopening in the ‘new normal’ and thanks former minister Katherine Zappone for the work she’s done.

# lockdown - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Munster changes, the trophy hunt, Ireland's hurt - O'Mahony refreshed for rugby return
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Munster changes, the trophy hunt, Ireland's hurt - O'Mahony refreshed for rugby return

Jul 1st 2020, 7:30 PM 8,153 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old feels he has benefitted from the lockdown.

'It's great to have guys of this calibre being signed' - POM welcomes Munster additions
# Reinforcements
From The42
# Reinforcements

'It's great to have guys of this calibre being signed' - POM welcomes Munster additions

Jul 1st 2020, 1:16 PM 8,891 Views 27 Comments

The province’s captain is excited about the fresh faces in the squad.

# lockdown - Monday 29 June, 2020

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

Jun 29th 2020, 1:44 PM 33,671 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,933 Views 44 Comments

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

# lockdown - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Social distancing to be reduced to one metre in Northern Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Social distancing to be reduced to one metre in Northern Ireland

Jun 25th 2020, 6:26 PM 10,373 Views 17 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster also announced reopening dates for places of worship,visitor attractions and beauty salons.

# lockdown - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Germany orders new lockdowns in two areas in response to Covid-19 outbreaks
# Meat Factories
# Meat Factories

Germany orders new lockdowns in two areas in response to Covid-19 outbreaks

Jun 23rd 2020, 9:35 PM 32,717 Views 17 Comments

The restrictions were announced in Guetersloh and neighbouring Warendorf in western Germany.

# lockdown - Monday 22 June, 2020

Boris Johnson to discuss easing lockdown and two-metre rule with scientists
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Boris Johnson to discuss easing lockdown and two-metre rule with scientists

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:10 AM 9,841 Views 8 Comments

Johnson will tomorrow outline the plans to parliament for pubs, restaurants, hotels and hairdressers to reopen in England.

# lockdown - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased
# Commuters
# Commuters

Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased

Jun 18th 2020, 9:08 AM 14,567 Views 39 Comments

The local authority indicated improvements are needed to walking/cycling routes in a report published in May.

# lockdown - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Jun 16th 2020, 3:10 PM 9,524 Views 13 Comments

It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.

# lockdown - Monday 15 June, 2020

'Tears of joy and happiness' as visitors return to nursing homes
# Reunited
# Reunited

'Tears of joy and happiness' as visitors return to nursing homes

Jun 15th 2020, 5:30 PM 23,633 Views 15 Comments

It has been three months since residents have been able to see their loved ones in person.

# lockdown - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Parts of Beijing locked down after dozens of people test positive for Covid-19
# Food Market
# Food Market

Parts of Beijing locked down after dozens of people test positive for Covid-19

Jun 13th 2020, 11:17 AM 42,079 Views 43 Comments

A new cluster is linked to a wholesale food market.

People living alone in Northern Ireland can reunite with families today
# Support Bubbles
# Support Bubbles

People living alone in Northern Ireland can reunite with families today

Jun 13th 2020, 10:18 AM 9,345 Views 3 Comments

It means an isolated grandparent will be able to see their grandchildren again, or partners separated by the pandemic can meet up.

# lockdown - Friday 12 June, 2020

Debunked: It's false to claim that fewer than 100 people have died directly from Covid-19
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: It's false to claim that fewer than 100 people have died directly from Covid-19

Jun 12th 2020, 4:16 PM 1,853 Views 2 Comments

Over 1,600 people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland.