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The Covid leap day: Experts look back on 2020 and ahead to 2028
The first case of Covid was reported in Ireland on 29 February 2020.
Paul Pogba banned from football for four years for doping
Over 100 people killed as Israeli soldiers fire on Gazans rushing to aid trucks, health ministry says
The Gaza health ministry earlier reported that more than 30,000 people have been killed in Gaza since 7 October.
The Israeli army said it was checking reports of the incident.
The reported attack comes as aid agencies intensified warnings over Gaza's humanitarian situation, with famine threatening.
Debunked: Audio of Gordon Ramsay praising Irish protestors is fabricated, likely by AI
Ireland's oldest woman Bridget Tierney dies at the age of 108
Man arrested after gardaí seize ammunition and €190,000 worth of drugs in Co Kildare search
SPOTLIGHT
RTÉ crisis deepens
The RTÉ board chair quit after the media minister failed to express confidence – now what?
Intervention
Catherine Martin failed to express confidence in the board chair in a Prime Time interview
Resignation
Siún Ni Raghallaigh was left with no choice but to quit after another chaotic week
Escalation
It's emerged Ní Raghallaigh indicated she may quit ahead of the minister's interview
Amplification
'A horrendous period': Watch the DG take to a loudhailer at a staff rally
Gardaí continue to question man arrested on suspicion of murder of Mick Whelan in Dublin 8
Minister announces legislation to stop student accommodation providers mandating 51-week leases
Ireland fined €3 million by EU court over delays in changing online safety rules
Dave Myers, one half of Hairy Bikers duo, dies aged 66
Poll: Will you watch the Celebrity Big Brother reboot?
Senior HSE executive to receive redundancy package of nearly €400,000
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Midleton flooding was made twice as likely to occur by climate change
Teenage motorist killed in head-on collision while driving wrong way at 124km/h, inquest hears
US Moon lander to be 'put to sleep' soon but company hoping to 'wake it up' in three weeks
Surely they can't be serious? Turns out Liam Neeson is the new Leslie Nielsen
Irish Government to fund 50 medical places for students at Queen's University Belfast
US President Joe Biden declared ‘fit for duty’ after annual medical test
Illinois judge orders Donald Trump stricken off ballot for state's Republican primary contest
Tributes paid to 'much loved' 10-year-old boy who died in hospital days after being hit by van
More than 30,000 people have been killed in Gaza since 7 October, health ministry says
Mediators say a truce deal between Israel and Hamas could be just days away.
Aid agencies have raised serious concerns of a looming famine in Gaza's north.
Negotiators are hoping a truce can begin by the start of Ramadan in March.
However, a senior Hamas official told Al Jazeera that there is still a long way to go because an agreement could be reached.
'My son is not there anymore': How young people with psychosis are falling through the cracks
The earlier a person’s symptoms are treated, the better the outcome – but many people with psychosis or schizophrenia struggle to get access to care.
Karin Kenny believes her son Kielan's life would be very different if he had received early intervention for psychosis
He was previously in school but now needs full-time care and experiences weeks-long psychotic episodes
A new series by The Journal and Noteworthy will explore access to services for young people who experience psychosis
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28th February 2024
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Richard Lewis, comedian and Curb Your Enthusiasm star, dies aged 76
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Voices
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Suzi Walsh
I looked around the rage room I'd just trashed and had the urge to tidy up
Niamh O'Reilly
Department of Foreign Affairs says 'no evidence' of cyber breach despite claim by online group
18-year-olds Koumas and Danns fire Liverpool past Southampton into FA Cup quarter-finals
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UN warns famine 'imminent' in northern Gaza as death toll nears 30,000
Mitch McConnell to step down as US Senate Republican leader in November
Breakaway Moldovan region's call for Russian 'protection' prompts fears of new Ukraine war front
Boy (10) dies in hospital days after he was struck by van in Co Clare
Primary principals criticise 'infuriating' shortage of supports for pupils affected by trauma
Over €1.2 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin and Louth
Westlife's Mark Feehily pulls out of upcoming tour of America due to health reasons
Man admits hacking Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's Twitter account
Widow of Alexei Navalny fears there could be arrests at his funeral on Friday
Nine suspected, no confirmed cases of measles in latest weekly figures