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# mmr - Friday 9 April, 2021

Four Government ministers among 65 TDs whose details are contained in leaked Facebook database
# DATA LEAK
# DATA LEAK

Four Government ministers among 65 TDs whose details are contained in leaked Facebook database

Fri 12:05 AM 70,595 Views 43 Comments

More than 1.5 million Irish users have been affected by the breach.

# mmr - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

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 53,779 Views 61 Comments

Officials want to add 17 EU countries to the list.

# mmr - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future
# TGIP
# TGIP

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future

Mar 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,446 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland’s elected reps weren’t at the Brexit talks, where very detailed aspects of NI trade were regularly discussed.

# mmr - Saturday 6 March, 2021

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

More Covid restrictions or a faster return to normal? How the Irish public feels about public health rules

Mar 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 62,656 Views 67 Comments

Amárach Research gives a glimpse into how people currently feel about restrictions.

# mmr - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?
# Adrenochrome
# Adrenochrome

Adrenochrome: why was a QAnon conspiracy drug name-checked at Dublin's anti-lockdown protest?

Mar 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 54,837 Views 0 Comments

A false claim involving the chemical, RTÉ and dead infants was made at Saturday’s protest.

# mmr - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Simon Coveney asks MEPs to delay EU resolution condemning Irishman's detention in China
# Richard O'halloran
# Richard O'halloran

Simon Coveney asks MEPs to delay EU resolution condemning Irishman's detention in China

Feb 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 90,946 Views 0 Comments

Richard OHalloran has been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.

# mmr - Thursday 18 February, 2021

HSE boss told NPHET member he was at 'wits end' over post-Christmas Covid computer glitch
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

HSE boss told NPHET member he was at 'wits end' over post-Christmas Covid computer glitch

Feb 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 60,469 Views 69 Comments

Ireland was likely experiencing record numbers of Covid-19 cases earlier than officially reported.

# mmr - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Snow, sleet and strong winds: What you need to know as the cold snap bites
# Frosty
# Frosty

Snow, sleet and strong winds: What you need to know as the cold snap bites

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 11:01 AM 69,243 Views 30 Comments

A Status Yellow snow/ice warning is in place for most of the country today.

# mmr - Monday 8 February, 2021

'I put an 11-week-old fetus into a little coffin': Student nurses to the Taoiseach in their own words
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'I put an 11-week-old fetus into a little coffin': Student nurses to the Taoiseach in their own words

Feb 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 59,634 Views 37 Comments

A number of nurses contacted Micheál Martin following a Dáil debate over pay in December

# mmr - Saturday 6 February, 2021

GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 8:19 AM 47,101 Views 74 Comments

The vast majority of people over 70 will receive their vaccine at a GP surgery.

# mmr - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban
# Housing
# Housing

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,279 Views 50 Comments

An eviction ban for those in arrears has been in place across the country since late October,

# mmr - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals
# False News
# False News

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 70,237 Views 86 Comments

Footage shared online of hospitals that appear “empty” have falsely claimed that hospitals are lying about being under pressure.

# mmr - Monday 1 February, 2021

'I had to tell them their baby was dead': Student nurses to Stephen Donnelly in their own words
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'I had to tell them their baby was dead': Student nurses to Stephen Donnelly in their own words

Feb 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 101,380 Views 52 Comments

A number of nurses contacted the Health Minister following a Dáil debate over pay in December.

# mmr - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?
# Factfind
# Factfind

Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?

Jan 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 49,346 Views 0 Comments

Debate about the safety of schools in relation to Covid-19 is ongoing.

# mmr - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
# Biden Time
# Biden Time

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,882 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.

# mmr - Sunday 17 January, 2021

'We can't just say it's too difficult': Could criminal investigations into Ireland's mother and baby homes happen?
# Legal Questions
# Legal Questions

'We can't just say it's too difficult': Could criminal investigations into Ireland's mother and baby homes happen?

Jan 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 24,574 Views 43 Comments

There have been calls for investigations following the publication of a long-awaited report this week.

# mmr - Sunday 10 January, 2021

'It won't be easy to control': How two new Covid-19 variants could wreak havoc on Ireland's virus response
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'It won't be easy to control': How two new Covid-19 variants could wreak havoc on Ireland's virus response

Jan 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 94,376 Views 69 Comments

The UK and South African variants have been recently confirmed in Ireland.

# mmr - Thursday 31 December, 2020

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences

Dec 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 27,023 Views 37 Comments

The figure was revealed in response to a Parliamentary Question last month.

# mmr - Monday 14 December, 2020

'Tis the season: Covid-19 tests are in demand this Christmas as people begin to travel home
# Swab
# Swab

'Tis the season: Covid-19 tests are in demand this Christmas as people begin to travel home

Dec 14th 2020, 12:02 AM 25,346 Views 17 Comments

Public health doctors have been urging caution about over-reliance on testing.

# mmr - Sunday 6 December, 2020

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?

Dec 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 38,850 Views 0 Comments

Let’s take a look at how trials for the Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines have involved older age groups.

# mmr - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Health Minister criticised by union for not adhering to official recommendation on law to close meat plants
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health Minister criticised by union for not adhering to official recommendation on law to close meat plants

Nov 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 34,093 Views 34 Comments

The National Outbreak Control Team urged the Minister for Health to enact the law in July.

# mmr - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?
# US Election
# US Election

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?

Nov 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 73,669 Views 99 Comments

Trump has repeatedly refused to commit to the result of this week’s presidential election.

# mmr - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'Hundreds' of rolling checkpoints and community patrols - Gardaí to roll out high visibility operation for Level 5
# Level 5
# Level 5

'Hundreds' of rolling checkpoints and community patrols - Gardaí to roll out high visibility operation for Level 5

Oct 22nd 2020, 12:05 AM 62,868 Views 115 Comments

The entire country has now entered Level 5 of Covid-19 restrictions.

# mmr - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?
# In Your Pocket
# In Your Pocket

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?

Oct 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,730 Views 65 Comments

A number of changes have already kicked in since yesterday’s announcement.

# mmr - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,002 Views 55 Comments

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# mmr - Friday 9 October, 2020

Contact tracing concerns: School wasn't contacted by HSE until four days after confirmed Covid-19 case
# Case Study
# Case Study

Contact tracing concerns: School wasn't contacted by HSE until four days after confirmed Covid-19 case

Oct 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 101,023 Views 57 Comments

A mother has raised concerns about the policy of schools not taking action until contacted by the HSE.

# mmr - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Coronavirus: The entire country is now in Level 3 - here's what that means
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Coronavirus: The entire country is now in Level 3 - here's what that means

Oct 7th 2020, 12:10 AM 82,140 Views 60 Comments

The new restrictions kicked in at midnight.

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote

Oct 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 20,070 Views 40 Comments

TDs will vote today on whether to approve a bill that would legalise assisted dying.

# mmr - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in

Oct 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,087 Views 49 Comments

One thing is for sure, this government needs a win.

# mmr - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil

Sep 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 28,141 Views 56 Comments

New legislation could soon see assisted dying legalised in Ireland.

# mmr - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

'Dublin situation not looking good': Ministers concerns grow over capital moving to Level Three
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

'Dublin situation not looking good': Ministers concerns grow over capital moving to Level Three

Sep 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 81,387 Views 80 Comments

Moving Dublin to Level 3 would be a significant step, the Taoiseach said.

# mmr - Monday 14 September, 2020

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests

Sep 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,084 Views 168 Comments

Parents, pupils and teachers have called for an update the school curriculum.

# mmr - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 23,927 Views 15 Comments

The action plan outlines the vital preparations that businesses should be taking in advance of 31 December.

Publicans: 'It would be a body blow if Dublin pubs have to remain closed'
# Opening The Doors
# Opening The Doors

Publicans: 'It would be a body blow if Dublin pubs have to remain closed'

Sep 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,705 Views 54 Comments

Yesterday, Cabinet agreed that ‘wet’ pubs can reopen their doors on 21 September.

# mmr - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'I want to be there when she needs me most': Frustration as restrictions keep partners of pregnant women out of hospitals
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I want to be there when she needs me most': Frustration as restrictions keep partners of pregnant women out of hospitals

Sep 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,495 Views 62 Comments

Partners cannot attend scans and can only join pregnant women for the late stages of labour.

# mmr - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 101,711 Views 91 Comments

Ireland is the only country in the whole of Europe where pubs remain closed.

# mmr - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

MEPs ask Taoiseach to allow Covid testing as replacement for quarantine on return to Ireland
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

MEPs ask Taoiseach to allow Covid testing as replacement for quarantine on return to Ireland

Sep 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 48,007 Views 59 Comments

Billy Kelleher, Seán Kelly, and Ciarán Cuffe have written to Taoiseach Micheál Martin to ask for MEPs to be treated as essential workers for travel purposes.

# mmr - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Explainer: What's the latest advice about Covid-19 symptoms and when should you seek a test?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What's the latest advice about Covid-19 symptoms and when should you seek a test?

Aug 20th 2020, 12:05 AM 55,803 Views 33 Comments

Hrere’s another look at Ireland’s testing system and how it works.

# mmr - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

A reminder of how the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system works, and the rationale behind it
# Explainer
# Explainer

A reminder of how the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system works, and the rationale behind it

Aug 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,841 Views 26 Comments

Here is the thought process behind the Plan C for the Leaving Cert, the appeal process, and where it could all go wrong.

# mmr - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'I urge you to use common sense': Praise and criticism in public's emails to Leo during start of lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I urge you to use common sense': Praise and criticism in public's emails to Leo during start of lockdown

Aug 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 52,323 Views 37 Comments

Correspondence sent to Varadkar shows how the public reacted to the crisis in its initial weeks.

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