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Coveney calls for ceasefire between Israel and Hamas

53 min 14 sec ago
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has called for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years.

India death toll passes 250,000, variant spreading

1 hour 3 min ago
India's coronavirus death toll has passed 250,000 as the World Health Organization said the variant fuelling the surge had been found in dozens of countries across the globe.

HSE correcting inaccurate roll-out category entries

1 hour 41 min ago
Figures show that less than 1% of people deemed to be in the high-risk Group 7 for Covid-19 have received a vaccine so far.

Rents fall in Dublin, rise elsewhere - Daft report

2 hours 26 min ago
Monthly asking prices for rents in Dublin dropped in the first three months of this year, but increased elsewhere - according to the latest rental report from property website daft.ie.

Fórsa warning over staff transfer to Irish Water

8 hours 25 min ago
The Government's proposed transfer of 3,500 local authority staff to the Irish Water utility will almost inevitably trigger industrial action, according to the country's largest public service union, Fórsa.

EPA reports improvement in bathing water quality

8 hours 25 min ago
Bathing water quality improved in 2020 compared to the previous year with 96% of bathing areas meeting or exceeding the minimum standard for cleanliness.

Varadkar in talks with US on trade, tax and vaccines

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 11:25pm
According to a statement issued by her office, Ambassador Tai reiterated the Biden-Harris administration's support for maintaining the integrity of the Good Friday Agreement.

Boy, 9, dies after lightning strike on football field

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 10:57pm
A nine-year-old boy has died after apparently being struck by lightning on a football field in Blackpool, police have said.

4,000 fans at Brit Awards in pilot live events scheme

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 10:51pm
The Brit Awards ceremony at London's O2 Arena got underway this evening with an audience of 4,000 people as part of the British government's live events pilot scheme.

What do people think about antigen testing?

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 10:27pm
They are cheap and relatively easy to use, but the arrival of antigen tests in supermarkets has not been without controversy. Conor McMorrow spoke to locals in Bray about the implications.

Change to Fair Deal scheme for farmers, business owners

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 8:57pm
A three-year cap on the financial contributions of family owned and operated farms or businesses when calculating the cost for nursing home care is being introduced by the Government.

Ireland's vaccine roll-out set to hit key milestone

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 8:39pm
Despite weeks of disruption and upheaval, Ireland's vaccine roll-out appears to have partially caught up in recent days, explains Mark Coughlan.

Impact of bullying on mental health discussed

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 7:24pm
Children with disabilities are up to three times more likely to be bullied, and up to six times more likely to experience violence or abuse, an Oireachtas committee has heard.

Man City crowned champions as Leicester beat United

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 6:37pm
Manchester City were confirmed as 2020-21 Premier League champions as Manchester United slumped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Leicester City.

'Living hand to mouth': Pandemic impact on young adults

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 6:33pm
The news that young adults have suffered the worst economic impact from Covid-19 is no surprise to those living with this reality.

Overcrowding at worst level since pandemic began - INMO

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 5:46pm
Hospital overcrowding has risen to its worst level since the pandemic broke out, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

No one to be denied access to birth data under new law

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 5:30pm
Adopted people will be able to get access to their birth certificates even if a parent indicates they do not wish to be identified under new legislation published today.

Who were the victims of the Ballymurphy shootings?

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 5:02pm
Applause erupted at Belfast Coroner's Court as the findings were delivered following fresh inquests into the 10 deaths in Ballymurphy in August 1971.

EU 'committed' to successfully implementing NI Protocol

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 3:39pm
The EU's trade commissioner has said the union is very committed to the successful implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol and ensuring that there is no hard border on the island of Ireland.

Coveney: 'New light' cast on 'dark page' of conflict

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 3:28pm
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the coroner's statement on the Ballymurphy killings has "cast a tremendous new light on one of the darkest pages of the history of the conflict".

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