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# warning - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Welfare warns consumers not to be caught out by latest text scam

In recent months, there been a sharp rise in cyber fraud and unsolicited cyber activity.

# warning - Friday 16 October, 2020

From The42 No GAA championships if country moves to Level 5, says Leo Varadkar Warning

No GAA championships if country moves to Level 5, says Leo Varadkar

The 2020 inter-county season resumes this weekend.

# warning - Monday 5 October, 2020

From The42 'There will be county finals again next year' - Cork GAA chiefs plead with celebrating clubs and supporters Warning

'There will be county finals again next year' - Cork GAA chiefs plead with celebrating clubs and supporters

‘Anything that threatens that safety, and the very continuation of the game during COVID-19, needs to be avoided at all costs,’ fans have been told.

# warning - Monday 28 September, 2020

Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products

Doctors warned of the potential health risks.

# warning - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Children in care and modern slavery victims 'could lose right to live in UK after Brexit'

Experts from the University of Oxford have issued the warning today.

# warning - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Dubliners urged to keep social contacts low as more than half of new cases in capital

Two additional pop-up Covid-19 testing centres opened in Dublin this weekend.

# warning - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

About 130 phones are stolen per week and only 10% are recovered

The mobile phones stolen in Ireland since 2019 are worth about €5 million.

# warning - Friday 28 August, 2020

Department of Social Protection and An Post issue warnings over scam text messages

Health officials are warning anyone who thinks they’ve been affected to contact their bank.

# warning - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Status Yellow thunder warning issued for several counties

The warning is valid from 1pm until 9pm today.

# warning - Monday 10 August, 2020

'A club of Rangers’ size and stature can’t go 10 years without winning the league'

A warning for Steven Gerrard’s side from former Rangers star Mark Walters.

'This is a scam': Warning issued after scammer impersonates financial ombudsman staff member

The scam has been reported to gardaí by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman.

# warning - Thursday 6 August, 2020

People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases

The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.

Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society

It was reported today that a Department of Health briefing warns of a major backlog in cancer treatments.

# warning - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

From The42 FAI will 'come down hard' on clubs flouting Covid-19 guidance Warning

FAI will 'come down hard' on clubs flouting Covid-19 guidance

Elsewhere, interest in the WatchLOI streaming service is higher than envisaged.

From The42 World Cup bid chief warns Australian rugby could become ‘third-tier sport’ Warning

World Cup bid chief warns Australian rugby could become ‘third-tier sport’

Executive bid director Phil Kearns feels the nation is in dire need of a chance to stage the global contest in 2027.

# warning - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Gardaí warn of text message scam telling people their AIB bank card has been compromised

Individuals are then asked to send the card to one of three addresses.

# warning - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Gardaí issue warning after recent spate of caravan and campervan thefts

13 caravans have been stolen since March of this year.

# warning - Friday 3 July, 2020

Survey finds one in six women taking epilepsy medication don’t know the risk it poses to pregnancy

The HSE has estimated that up to 1,250 children may have been impacted in Ireland.

# warning - Sunday 21 June, 2020

From The42 Mancini tells Balotelli to 'wake up' Warning

Mancini tells Balotelli to 'wake up'

‘I’ve told him a thousand times that he’s wasting a huge talent,’ the coach told Italian television.

# warning - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Use of nitrous oxide or 'hippie crack' on the rise during pandemic

A teenage boy died after inhaling the gas in Dublin last month.

# warning - Friday 22 May, 2020

Chief Medical Officer says large gatherings of people 'are exactly things we don't want to see'

Tony Holohan suggested that the weather this weekend might help people follow the public health rules.

# warning - Monday 18 May, 2020

Medics warn of Legionnaires' Disease outbreak due to high number of water systems lying idle

Many buildings have been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# warning - Thursday 14 May, 2020

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

# warning - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Johnson 'will act with extreme caution' when easing restrictions as UK death toll tops 31,500

Members of the public have been warned not to “throw away” their hard work amid reports of large crowds enjoying the good weather outdoors.

# warning - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Gardaí issue warning over groups of 'boy racers' gathering in Cork at night time

Sergeant James O’Donovan said there have been reports of groups of up to 20 cars meeting up in the west Cork division.

# warning - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Interpol warns that Irish food delivery services are being used to transport drugs during Covid-19 crisis

Earlier this month, gardaí recovered eight kilos of cocaine as well as two handguns hidden in pizza boxes.

# warning - Friday 24 April, 2020

Dettol makers warn against injecting or ingesting disinfectant after Trump suggestion

Donald Trump had suggested injecting disinfectant could be a treatment against Covid-19.

# warning - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Bank of Ireland issues scam warning after spike in number of fake text messages being sent to customers

The bank said it will never text customers asking them to update or provide online information.

# warning - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From The42 Amnesty: Premier League at risk of 'becoming a patsy' amid Saudi takeover talks at Newcastle Warning

Amnesty: Premier League at risk of 'becoming a patsy' amid Saudi takeover talks at Newcastle

Amnesty UK director Kate Allen has written to Premier League chief executive Richard Masters.

# warning - Sunday 19 April, 2020

People warned not to fall for 'sextortion' after dozens of scams reported to PSNI

Parents have been encouraged to check what websites their children are accessing.

Harris warns that major sporting events are unlikely for the rest of 2020

This year’s GAA championships and rugby fixtures are now in severe doubt.

# warning - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Pensioners urged to exercise vigilance in use of 'temporary agents’ to pick up payments

It is estimated internationally that between 10-20% of agents abuse their position.

# warning - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

New WHO report warns that there is a global shortage of nurses

The study was compiled before Covid-19 and calls for greater investment in nursing.

# warning - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Tottenham issue warning after Mourinho and players seen training together in public

It appears a group broke the coronavirus social-distancing rules to train.

# warning - Friday 3 April, 2020

Uefa threatens clubs with exclusion from Champions League if seasons are ended prematurely

The warning has come as a response to the Belgian Pro League recommending that the remainder of the current campaign is cancelled.

# warning - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Not all of those aged over 70 are following advice on cocooning, government warns

Over 460,000 people aged over 70 receive a pension.

# warning - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus

The European Medicines Agency said these falsified medicines can cause serious harm.

Coronavirus scam warning: 'You will not get phone calls asking for your bank details from the government'

There have been a number of reported cases.

# warning - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Any pubs still open could be forcibly closed using 'emergency powers'

The warning came from Simon Harris and Tony Holohan.

# warning - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Status yellow wind warning issued for 10 counties, status orange wind warning issued for Donegal

The warnings will come into place overnight and will effect counties along the east and western coastlines, as well as the midlands.

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