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Inauguration Day: All you need to know

2 hours 27 min ago
Joe Biden will be sworn in tomorrow as the 46th president of the United States. So what happens in the next 24 hours? Here's what you need to know ...

Morrison planning legal challenge over live music ban

2 hours 59 min ago
The celebrated musician from Belfast is commencing judicial review proceedings against Stormont regulations that prohibit live music in indoor licensed venues in Northern Ireland.

Two women sue Conor McGregor in personal injuries cases

3 hours 2 min ago
Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor is being sued by two women in separate actions for personal injuries.

Homeless man from RTÉ investigation offered hostel bed

3 hours 20 min ago
Joe Nolan has been offered emergency accommodation after his story was featured in an RTÉ investigation.

Markle letter to dad published to 'set record straight'

3 hours 36 min ago
Thomas Markle wanted a newspaper to help him "set the record straight" on his relationship with his daughter and approved the publication of extracts from a letter, the High Court in London has heard.

Outline of tracing legislation could be ready by March

3 hours 39 min ago
Minister for Children Roderic O'Gorman has said that an outline of tracing legislation allowing former residents of mother-and-baby homes to access their personal information will be published by late March or early April.

China carrying out 'genocide' against Uighurs - Pompeo

3 hours 42 min ago
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that China is committing genocide against the mostly Muslim Uighur people, in a stinging statement on his last full day in office.

Two healthcare workers no longer face deportation

4 hours 1 min ago
Two healthcare workers who faced deportation following the refusal of their 'leave to remain' applications last year, have had that decision overturned and received leave to remain in the State.

Covid-19: 93 further deaths confirmed, 2,001 new cases

4 hours 30 min ago
The Department of Health has confirmed 93 Covid related deaths and 2,001 new cases of the disease.

Podcast: Political Scandals episode 1: John O'Donoghue

4 hours 41 min ago
It was a time when savage austerity budgets clashed in the public's mind with ministerial limousine airport transfers. When the devastating banking sector collapse was compared to Government jet usage and hat rental at Cheltenham.

Biden picks transgender woman for senior health role

5 hours 44 min ago
US President-elect Joe Biden has announced his nomination for assistant health secretary, who would become the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the US Senate.

70% of population should be vaccinated by summer - EU

5 hours 59 min ago
The European Commission has called on member states to accelerate the roll-out of vaccination across the EU so that by March 2021, at least 80% of people over the age of 80, and 80% of health and social care professionals in every member state should be vaccinated.

Govt to fund antigen tests for truck drivers

6 hours 16 min ago
Truck drivers travelling to France could be required to have a negative Covid-19 antigen test result within days, ministers heard today.

Dublin traffic levels '60% higher than first lockdown'

6 hours 18 min ago
Traffic volumes in Dublin are now almost 60% higher than they were during the first lockdown last March, according to figures from Dublin City Council and the AA.

Weather to take icy turn from tomorrow

6 hours 20 min ago
Met Éireann has issued a weather advisory for the entire country for the rest of the week as conditions are due to take a cold turn again from tomorrow.

Report on student nurses' pay not submitted to Cabinet

6 hours 27 min ago
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly did not submit a recent report on pay for student nurses and midwives to the Cabinet for approval today, according to sources in his Department.

'Special schools are part of his 24-7 nursing care'

6 hours 30 min ago
As decisions are made about whether special needs schools can reopen on Thursday, parents are seeing their children's progress regress - and they themselves are at breaking point.

Watch: The show must go on at Dublin theatres

7 hours 39 min ago
In Dublin's Olympia Theatre, the seats are empty, waiting for an audience that hasn't been able to enjoy live entertainment in the traditional sense for almost a year now.

Irish man dies in avalanche at Swiss ski resort

7 hours 45 min ago
An Irish man has died following an avalanche at a ski resort in Switzerland.

Beacon Hospital joins HSE safety net 'surge' agreement

7 hours 59 min ago
The privately-owned Beacon Hospital in Dublin has signed up to treat public patients under the safety net 'surge capacity' agreement with the Health Service Executive.