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Ireland undone by own goal in Ukraine - recap

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 5:20pm
Ireland were edged out 1-0 in Ukraine in their vital Euro 2022 qualifying clash in Kyiv.

Judgment on pubs' action against FBD due in early 2021

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 5:09pm
Judgment will be given on four important test cases brought by pub owners over FBD Insurance's refusal to pay out on business disruption over the Covid-19 pandemic early in the New Year.

Monitor says over 50m have voted early in US election

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 4:43pm
More than 50 million Americans have cast ballots in the presidential election, an early-voting expert said.

MEPs back 'veggie burgers' but ban dairy-free 'yoghurt'

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 4:38pm
The European Parliament rejected a much-mocked attempt to ban companies from branding plant-based products with meaty names like "veggie burger".

Podcast: Brexit Republic - Talking Again

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 3:41pm

Memorial held on anniversary of Essex lorry deaths

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 3:38pm
The lives of 39 Vietnamese people who died in a container lorry have been honoured at a shrine set up in London to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy.

Northern Ireland records five deaths, 1,252 Covid cases

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 3:18pm
There have been five further deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours in Northern Ireland.

Countries relaxed too much over summer months - WHO

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 3:04pm
A spokesperson for the World Health Organisation has said countries need to navigate a better way of living to protect us from Covid-19 virus "and anything that comes in the future" as she said many countries relaxed too much over the summer.

Donnelly defends testing and tracing system

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 3:03pm
The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, said he strongly refutes claims by Sinn Féin that the testing and tracing system has "collapsed".

Irish criminal John Gilligan arrested in Spain

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 2:05pm
Police in Spain have arrested Irish criminal John Gilligan following the discovery of drugs and a handgun at a premises in the Costa Blanca region.

Phil Hogan says he has not decided on future plans

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 2:03pm
Former EU Commissioner Phil Hogan said that he has not come to any conclusion about his future plans at the moment.

HIQA report found issues at Dealgan House nursing home

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 1:51pm
A Health Information and Quality Authority inspection carried out at a Co Louth nursing home where 22 residents died during an outbreak of Covid-19 found there were staffing shortages, poor communication and in some instances a lack of adherence to infection control measures at the facility.

Just Eat to add 700 courier jobs to meet growing demand

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 1:50pm
Just Eat is recruiting 700 additional couriers, to meet growing consumer demand for takeaway food arising from the additional Level 5 restrictions.

Garda Commissioner defends policing of Dublin protest

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 1:06pm
The Garda Commissioner said the intention of those organising protests during Covid-19 has been to disrupt the work of legitimate business and Government.

Mansfield Jnr pleads not guilty to false imprisonment

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 12:47pm
Businessman Jim Mansfield Jnr has pleaded not guilty to charges of false imprisonment and perversion of justice at the Special Criminal Court this morning.

Govt not trying to 'punish' people with fines - McEntee

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 12:27pm
The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, has said the Government is not trying to "catch people out" or "punish" the public with a new system of fines for breaches of Covid rules.

Weekly NI Covid-19 deaths almost quadruple

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 11:56am
The weekly Covid-19 death toll in Northern Ireland has nearly quadrupled, with 27 Covid-19 deaths recorded by the North's statistics agency, up from seven the previous week

Disruption to rail services over bank holiday weekend

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 11:13am
Rail services to and through Connolly Station will be suspended over the bank holiday weekend, and for two weekends in November.

Australia to lift cap on citizens returning

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 9:40am
Australia will slightly lift the cap on the number of citizens and permanent residents allowed to return each week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, as local Covid-19 cases slow to single digits.

Hand sanitiser used in many schools recalled

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 9:08am
The Department of Agriculture has recalled an approved hand sanitiser which was widely in use in schools - the recall order was issued on Tuesday, but only announced last night.

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