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# surge

Last month
February 2023
# surge
Power climbs to within two shots of lead at Pebble Beach
The Waterford man is firmly in the hunt after a stunning second-round 64.
Last year
# Growth
League of Ireland enjoys huge increase in crowds since last pre-Covid season
Average attendances in the men’s Premier Division have increased by nearly a third since the last full season with crowds, 2019.
# Boosters
HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'
The HSE’s Damien McCallion gave The Journal’s Coronavirus Newsletter an insight into the next stages of the vaccine rollout.
# surge
Access to Shanghai tightened as China’s Covid cases rise
Bus services in the city of 24 million people were suspended and a negative Covid-19 test was required from anyone who wanted to enter.
All time
# surge
Covid-19 patients have 'disproportionate' impact on health system as hospitalisations rise
30,000 teenagers aged 12 to 15 have received a first vaccine dose.
# England
English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge
Social distancing and mask wearing could be set to remain in place until 5 July, according to multiple reports.
# surge
Scotland pauses easing of restrictions as third wave anticipated
Nicola Sturgeon said the country is still at a “delicate and fragile point”.
# surge
'The Netherlands will close for five weeks': Dutch Prime Minister announces strict new lockdown
The decision from Mark Rutte comes amid a surge of cases in the Netherlands.
# surge
US confirms record high Covid-19 cases for third day in a row
The US recorded nearly 230,000 new infections and 2,527 Covid-related deaths yesterday alone.
# surge
The UK recorded its highest ever daily number of Covid-19 cases today
Another 33,470 cases were confirmed today across the UK along with 563 further deaths.
# France
Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases
France is currently in a partial lockdown to try and reduce Covid-19 numbers.
# surge
A further 1,066 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
Tougher restrictions loom for the six counties of Northern Ireland amid a worsening surge of Covid-19.
# surge
Czech Republic - with just over double Ireland's population - had 8,618 new Covid-19 cases yesterday
The prospect of a second lockdown looms in the central European country.
# surge
Infections surge in France as Spain cracks down on nightlife
Health authorities fear France is going backwards in its battle against the pandemic.
# surge
McIlroy climbs into contention at Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
England’s Matthew Jordan leads by one shot at the halfway stage.
# surge
Trump goes back on criticism of Obama and clears the way for thousands more troops in Afghanistan
Trump for the first time also left the door open to an eventual political deal with the Taliban.
# click and buy
Online shopping surged by 15% last month but shop sales suffered
The clothing and footwear sector continues to struggle.
# massive increase
For the first time in years, more people are migrating into Ireland than leaving
There’s also been a surge in migrants with Irish nationality arriving in the country.
# surge
Late birdies boost Rory McIlroy in Abu Dhabi
“I said, let’s finish 3-3 and I was able to that,” said McIlroy.
# new parties
New poll shows a surge in support for independents
This comes in the same week that the Social Democrats party was launched.
# Power surge
Your electricity bills are going to get more expensive in a couple of years
That’s if action isn’t taken, the ESRI has warned.
# sure why not?
The world could be booming again by the end of 2015
This is according to UK think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)
# direct provision
Surge in asylum applications? That's 'ridiculous' says Ó Riordáin
The Minister of State talked about the working group that’s tasked with suggesting how to reform the current system.
# Back In The Game
Sinn Féin gain in the polls following collapse in Government support
The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent sees a drop in support for Fine Gael and Labour.
# Social Networks
'20,000 hashtags, Twitter handles linked to terrorism in 2012', says group
The Simon Wiesenthal Centre is pressing Twitter and Facebook to deal with the situation.
# I got da Powah
Pope's election saw power demand fall... before rising as we put the kettle on
As we all gathered around to find out who the new Pope was, electricity demand fell briefly on Wednesday before rising as we put the kettle on and got back to whatever it was we were doing, Eirgrid says.
# Sandy
Superstorm Sandy: Batters US east coast, at least 16 dead
At least 16 people are reported to have died after the superstorm Sandy hit the east coast of the United States overnight.