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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 9:06 PM

NEED TO CATCH up? The Journal brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

image (3) Taoiseach Micheál Martin this evening. Source: RTÉ

  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced that limits on travel and small outdoor gatherings are being partially eased next month under measures pulling back on specific restrictions.
  • Public health officials confirmed 14 deaths and 368 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Retailers are disappointed that click and collect services have not been included as part of the restrictions that are set to ease next month.
  • Senior county GAA teams can train from 19 April, while golf courses and tennis courts can open on the 26th
  • St Gerard’s school in Bray has apologised for its involvement in the vaccination of teachers at the Beacon Hospital in Dublin last week.
  • The Data Protection Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into the Department of Health’s data processing for children with autism involved in cases against the State.
  • NPHET has advised the government to add the US, France, Germany and Italy and dozens of other countries to the mandatory hotel quarantine list.
  • Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service has not recommended the prosecution of any individuals for alleged breaches of Covid-19 regulations after the funeral of Bobby Storey in Belfast last summer.
  • Gardaí have upgraded the death of a man who died after being stabbed in his Dublin home to a murder investigation.

THE WORLD 

2.58881798 The Ever Given has been unwedged from the Suez Canal Source: PA

#EGYPT Ships are sailing through the Suez Canal again after the Ever Given, which had been blocking the canal for nearly a week, was freed.

#UK A watchdog has backed the Metropolitan Police’s handling of a vigil for Sarah Everard where some protesters were bundled to the ground and arrested.

#MYANMAR The death toll in Myanmar’s military force against protesters has now passed 500 after the anti-coup movement started in February.

PARTING SHOT

As we reach the end of March, people around the country enjoyed sunny weather today as the warmth gave a peak at brighter days that may be in store in the months ahead.

In Donabate, seven-month-old cockapoo Khaleesi enjoyed a run along the beach in the sunshine – here’s a photo to make you smile.

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