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Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent Covid-19 crisis

3 hours 32 min ago
The EU's disease control agency has joined frantic health workers to sound the alarm over a coronavirus surge across the continent, as the World Health Organization warned of an "exponential" rise in infections.

Consumers advised not to use any ViraPro products

3 hours 54 min ago
The Department of Agriculture has advised consumers not to use any products from the ViraPro range.

Virus will test our endurance

4 hours 32 min ago
These past eight months have been such an endurance for people that it is understandable that some may feel they can dig no deeper.

Dr Ronan Glynn answers children's questions on Covid-19

4 hours 32 min ago
The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has told the children of Ireland he hopes the Covid-19 situation will improve so they can do the things they want to do at Christmas .

Gifted Contemporary Craft & Design Fair moves online

4 hours 32 min ago
Gifted, the Contemporary Craft & Design Fair, marks the start of the Christmas season for many who visit the RDS , where it has been held for almost 40 years.

Thousands protest against abortion laws in Poland

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 10:35pm
Braving the pandemic, thousands of Poles took to the streets to protest against a near-total ban on abortion in a country that already has some of the EU's most stringent restrictions.

Armed gangs in Nigeria despite president's plea

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 9:44pm
Gangs armed with knives and sticks blocked major roads in Lagos, with many angered by a speech by Nigeria's president in which he appealed for calm but failed to condemn the killing of protesters

Israel and Sudan agree to normalise ties in US deal

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 9:41pm
Israel hailed a new era in its relations with the Arab world after the announcement of plans to normalise ties with Sudan, an agreement Palestinians have described as a "new stab in the back".

Offaly couple marry 40 years after they first met

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 9:13pm
The Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions could not stop one elderly Offaly couple from getting married more than 40 years after they first met.

Ireland's Euro 2022 dream dented by defeat in Ukraine

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:36pm
Ireland's dreams of reaching the UEFA Women's Championships in 2022 were dealt a severe blow as Vera Pauw's side were beaten 1-0 by Ukraine in Kyiv.

Cannabis worth €7m seized in Dublin

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:17pm
Gardaí and Revenue Customs officers have seized herbal cannabis with an estimated value in excess of €7m.

Siblings agree to stay away from Strokestown property

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 7:56pm
Three siblings have been released from garda custody after they gave sworn undertakings before the High Court to stay away from and vacate their Co Roscommon home.

Murder trial jury to resume deliberations on Tuesday

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 7:09pm
A jury considering their verdict in the trial of a man accused of murdering his partner by strangling her to death after a "binge" drinking session has asked the judge to explain whether intoxication can be a negating factor in the ability to form intent.

Weather warning as strong winds and heavy rain expected

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:58pm
Two separate Status Yellow wind warnings and a gale warning have been issued for eight counties tonight, with Met Éireann signaling that winds could reach 90 to 110 km/h.

States of Mind: The Final Debate

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:42pm
Former speechwriter for Barack Obama, David Litt and Greg Swenson from Republicans Overseas discuss the second and final presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee where no mute button was needed.

Couple found guilty of poisoning Irish man

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:26pm
The family of a gifted dancer, who was murdered by a couple who planned to drug and rob him, have paid tribute to an "inspirational Irishman."

Campaign warns scramblers and quad bikes are not toys

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:06pm
Gardaí and the Road Safety Authority are asking the public not to purchase quad bikes and scramblers as Christmas gifts for children.

Covid outbreak at Mayo residential unit for elderly

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 5:41pm
HSE Community Healthcare West has confirmed an outbreak of Covid-19 in an older persons' community residential facility in north Mayo.

Bennett victorious on stage four of Vuelta

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 5:31pm
Sam Bennett claimed a second win for Ireland on the Vuelta a Espana in as many days, taking stage four in Ejea de los Caballeros to follow up Dan Martin's success on Thursday.