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Grave survey gives students new perspective on pandemic

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:45am
Transition year students from Mercy Secondary School in Inchicore, Co Dublin have been given a fresh perspective on the Covid-19 pandemic through their fieldwork survey of Bluebell Cemetery.

A different Halloween for primary students

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:30am
With Level 5 restrictions across the country, Halloween is going to be very different for children this year.

Australian police drop Vatican money transfer probe

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:27am
Australian police have said they are not conducting any further investigation into a transfer of monies from the Vatican to Australia, which Italian media had reported were made during the prosecution of former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell.

O'Gorman defends mother-and-baby homes legislation

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:00am
The Minister for Children has defended controversial Government legislation on mother-and-baby homes, which was passed by the Dáil last night.

Rise in rural homelessness highlighted in new report

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 8:00am
The Novas housing and support agency has said there is a growing problem with homelessness in rural towns where increasing numbers of people at risk cannot access support services.

'Every day counts' in Brexit talks - Barnier

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 7:31am
Post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and European Union will continue in London as Michel Barnier said both sides have a "common responsibility" to strike a deal.

Risk of exposure to Covid-19 has increased

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 7:11am
The risk of someone being exposed to Covid-19 in Ireland is 100 times higher than it was in June.

€100m expansion of The Square, Tallaght postponed

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 7:00am
Management at The Square, Tallaght have said a planned €100 million expansion is being postponed because of difficulties caused by Covid-19.

Trump v Biden: Quotes from the final debate

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:53am
Republican President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden held their final debate in Nashville, Tennessee, with less than two weeks to go before the 3 November presidential election.

Fact Check: The final presidential debate

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:46am
President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden sparred over the coronavirus response, US policy on China, and race in America in their second and final debate of the 2020 election.

Debate takeaways: Mute buttons, Lincoln and a watch

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 6:21am
Trailing in opinion polls for the 3 November election, President Donald Trump was under pressure during the final debate to revive his flagging campaign against Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Biden warns of 'dark winter' of Covid in final debate

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 4:26am
Joe Biden has assailed President Donald Trump as having no plan to stop a "dark winter" of coronavirus deaths as they sparred in their last head-to-head clash 12 days before the election.

Co Cavan healthcare worker to perform on national stage

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 2:56am
A dream will come true for a healthcare worker from Co Cavan when she performs with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall this evening.

Podcast: Ep. 63 Mid-Term Bleak

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 2:03am

Outcry after Polish court allows stricter abortion law

Fri, 23/10/2020 - 12:23am
Poland's constitutional court struck down a provision of the country's abortion legislation, allowing what is already one of Europe's most restrictive laws to be further tightened and provoking outcry from rights groups.

Hand sanitiser recalled over possible health concerns

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 11:52pm
A hand sanitiser product has been recalled over fears prolonged use may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches.

11 people arrested following protest in Dublin

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 9:54pm
Eleven people have been arrested for alleged public order offences following a protest in Dublin city centre earlier today, gardaí have confirmed.

Trump and Biden to hold final US election debate

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 9:40pm
Donald Trump and Joe Biden hold a high-stakes debate tonight that may be the final opportunity for the president to present his case for re-election to a prime time American television audience of millions.

US Election: What is voter suppression?

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 8:55pm

Mother-and-baby homes legislation passes through Dáil

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 8:41pm
The Government has won a key Dáil vote on its controversial mother-and-baby home legislation by the substantial margin of 78 votes to 67.