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# news - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Mar 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 18,238 Views 0 Comments

Covid remembrance day, Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses Israel parliament, and post-mortem takes place in Finglas shooting.

# news - Saturday 19 February, 2022

# news - Friday 18 February, 2022

# news - Monday 17 January, 2022

Geelong 'respect' Oisín Mullin's decision to stay in Ireland
# Mayo Man
From The42
# Mayo Man

Geelong 'respect' Oisín Mullin's decision to stay in Ireland

Jan 17th 2022, 9:55 AM 8,010 Views 2 Comments

The Mayo star has turned down a move to the AFL.

# news - Friday 7 January, 2022

At least five Irish MEPs to oppose contentious 'green' label for gas and nuclear power
# Climate
# Climate

At least five Irish MEPs to oppose contentious 'green' label for gas and nuclear power

Updated Jan 7th 2022, 3:10 PM 26,786 Views 54 Comments
  • Five Irish MEPs will oppose a controversial green label for natural gas and nuclear power, with others still to decide, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The European Commission proposal would classify gas and nuclear as sustainable investments, which has sparked backlash from anti-nuclear countries.
  • Ireland's Department of Finance and the Department of the Environment are now considering the draft text.

# news - Friday 31 December, 2021

The year in photos: Images that tell the story of 2021 in Ireland
# Year In Review
# Year In Review

The year in photos: Images that tell the story of 2021 in Ireland

Dec 31st 2021, 11:00 PM 31,241 Views 16 Comments

This year was full of Covid news, sporting success and Wally the walrus.

# news - Thursday 23 December, 2021

# news - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Money Diary: A manufacturing technician on €55K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: A manufacturing technician on €55K living in Dublin

Dec 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 56,415 Views 46 Comments

This week, our reader is saving hard for travel but also enjoying some socialising, while getting through night shifts.

# news - Friday 3 December, 2021

# news - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

Nov 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 62,300 Views 20 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

# news - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Coronavirus: 4,650 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Daily Stats
# Daily Stats

Coronavirus: 4,650 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 18th 2021, 5:10 PM 81,320 Views 121 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said around one in six people in Ireland experienced Covid-like symptoms in the past week.

# news - Monday 15 November, 2021

'A very worrying picture': There's been a 25% increase in Covid hospital admissions in a week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'A very worrying picture': There's been a 25% increase in Covid hospital admissions in a week

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 2:10 PM 85,346 Views 140 Comments
  • It will be "difficult" to continue the level of care in ICU if numbers approaches 150; there are currently 117 people with Covid-19 in ICU.
  • COO of the HSE Anne O'Connor said that there has been a 41% increase in ICU admissions in a week.
  • The Cabinet sub-committee on Covid is set to meet this evening to consider NPHET's latest advice.

# news - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin

Nov 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 59,697 Views 10 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying going out and socialising with friends again after the lockdowns.

Weathering the storm: Where does Ireland go from here on climate change?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

Weathering the storm: Where does Ireland go from here on climate change?

Nov 14th 2021, 7:00 PM 12,559 Views 22 Comments

We’ve spent the last six weeks diving into the climate crisis at The Good Information Project.

# news - Saturday 13 November, 2021

'Our fragile planet is hanging by a thread': COP26 deal agreed by global leaders
# Glasgow Climate Pact
# Glasgow Climate Pact

'Our fragile planet is hanging by a thread': COP26 deal agreed by global leaders

Nov 13th 2021, 7:56 PM 24,747 Views 37 Comments

Negotiations ran into overtime at the summit with some last-minute changes to the final deal.

Limited lockdowns and restrictions on unvaccinated: How Europe is dealing with Covid wave
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Limited lockdowns and restrictions on unvaccinated: How Europe is dealing with Covid wave

Nov 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 23,569 Views 81 Comments

New measures are on the cards in several countries as cases continue to climb.

# news - Friday 12 November, 2021

Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19
# Austria
# Austria

Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19

Nov 12th 2021, 10:41 PM 33,074 Views 85 Comments

Only around 65% of the population is fully vaccinated in Austria.

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October
# Amazon
# Amazon

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October

Nov 12th 2021, 9:40 PM 16,065 Views 27 Comments

An area more than half the size of the city of Rio de Janeiro of Amazon’s lush rainforest was cleared.

Covid-19 test centres experienced busiest day to date this week with over 23k tests in one day
# Test Centres
# Test Centres

Covid-19 test centres experienced busiest day to date this week with over 23k tests in one day

Nov 12th 2021, 5:58 PM 20,480 Views 6 Comments

Test centres have been particularly busy in some parts of the country, including Dublin and Cork.

Government should consider reinstating work from home advice amid 'very high' Covid cases - NPHET
# Public Health
# Public Health

Government should consider reinstating work from home advice amid 'very high' Covid cases - NPHET

Nov 12th 2021, 4:34 PM 19,160 Views 24 Comments

In his latest letter to the Minister for Health, the CMO said extending the use of Covid certificates should also be considered.

Poll: Are you in a position to work remotely?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in a position to work remotely?

Nov 12th 2021, 11:12 AM 22,085 Views 32 Comments

The Government is expecting that NPHET will reinforce its message urging people to work from home where possible.

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court

Nov 12th 2021, 6:35 AM 14,840 Views 20 Comments

The appeals court set arguments in the case for 30 November.

New laws on alcohol advertising during sports and children's events come into force today
# Public Health
# Public Health

New laws on alcohol advertising during sports and children's events come into force today

Nov 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,504 Views 26 Comments

It follows the banning of loyalty points for alcoholic drinks and the introduction of the so-called “booze curtain”.

# news - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Fourteen people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern India
# Tamil Nadu
# Tamil Nadu

Fourteen people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern India

Nov 11th 2021, 10:56 PM 6,752 Views 3 Comments

Several districts in Tamil Nadu state are on high alert, braced for more downpours.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 11th 2021, 9:01 PM 9,767 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what made headlines today.

Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 8:41 PM 55,864 Views 42 Comments

Political sources indicate health officials will be sending out a strong message to keep the rate of infection lower.

UN chief says climate pledges 'hollow' without phase out of fossil fuels
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

UN chief says climate pledges 'hollow' without phase out of fossil fuels

Nov 11th 2021, 6:55 PM 4,416 Views 8 Comments

The negotiations at COP26 in Glasgow are nearing their end.

Plans for 30 homes in Meath Gaeltacht quashed over concerns about use of Irish language
# Ráth Chairn
# Ráth Chairn

Plans for 30 homes in Meath Gaeltacht quashed over concerns about use of Irish language

Nov 11th 2021, 5:22 PM 36,253 Views 36 Comments

Conradh na Gaeilge said the ruling is an important victory that will inspire the whole Gaeltacht community.

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions

Nov 11th 2021, 4:47 PM 17,134 Views 29 Comments

Pressure is building to address the plight of migrants who are stuck at the Belarus-Poland border in freezing weather.

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
# Red Light
# Red Light

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 29,661 Views 62 Comments
  • Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
  • Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
  • But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.
Ireland joins group of countries working to phase out oil and gas exploration
# Cop26
# Cop26

Ireland joins group of countries working to phase out oil and gas exploration

Nov 11th 2021, 12:44 PM 8,450 Views 26 Comments

Several other countries have signed up to join this new alliance.

US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack
# Kyle Rittenhouse
# Kyle Rittenhouse

US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack

Nov 11th 2021, 8:35 AM 29,156 Views 0 Comments

Kyle Rittenhouse gave evidence about the shootings in Wisconsin.

Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?

Nov 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 31,586 Views 94 Comments

Wales has temporarily stopped building new roads, pending a review of projects as part of climate measures.

32-year-old man missing since Sunday found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

32-year-old man missing since Sunday found safe and well

Nov 11th 2021, 7:43 AM 47,699 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for its assistance.

World leaders urged to help negotiators in push for climate deal as COP26 enters final 48 hours
# Climate
# Climate

World leaders urged to help negotiators in push for climate deal as COP26 enters final 48 hours

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 7:14 AM 3,614 Views 11 Comments
  • The conference has entered the last 48 hours of scheduled talks – but could overrun.
  • Yesterday, the UK COP presidency published a first draft of a deal that could be struck in Glasgow.
  • Eamon Ryan said yesterday the draft deal is "good" but needs more elements added to it.
Australian firm recalls 2 million Covid-19 tests in US over increased chance of false positives

Australian firm recalls 2 million Covid-19 tests in US over increased chance of false positives

Nov 11th 2021, 7:09 AM 13,395 Views 11 Comments

A false positive test result indicates that a person has coronavirus when they do not.

Alec Baldwin sued over fatal shooting of cinematographer on film set
# Rust
# Rust

Alec Baldwin sued over fatal shooting of cinematographer on film set

Nov 11th 2021, 6:42 AM 36,415 Views 0 Comments

The head of lighting alleges the death of Halyna Hutchins caused him ‘severe emotional distress’.

Not-for-profit housing association seeing 'huge difficulty' in delivering affordable apartments
# Housing
# Housing

Not-for-profit housing association seeing 'huge difficulty' in delivering affordable apartments

Nov 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,671 Views 3 Comments

Circle VHA will add an additional 1,500 homes to its portfolio and its CEO has said it could do more.

# news - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Mary Robinson says some world leaders failing to hit 'crisis mode' over climate change
# Cop26
# Cop26

Mary Robinson says some world leaders failing to hit 'crisis mode' over climate change

Nov 10th 2021, 10:28 PM 15,185 Views 29 Comments

The former president took aim at Australia, Saudi Arabia and others in an emotional interview today.

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