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Spain revises virus death toll down by nearly 2,000

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 7:45pm
Spain's government today revised downward the country's death toll from the coronavirus by nearly 2,000, bringing the total number of deaths recorded to 26,834.

Interactive map: Covid-19 cases in your area

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 7:00pm
Interactive map: Covid-19 cases in your area

No new deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 6:42pm
The Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan has said that there were no deaths of people with Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.

5 positive things happening right now

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 6:30pm
From four teenagers cycling to raise money for the RNLI, to a tongue in cheek cover of 'Stand by Me', here are 5 positive things happening right now.

'Punchier' government formation talks discuss energy

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 6:27pm
A plenary session of the talks on Government formation is taking place this evening. This morning, representatives of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party discussed the topic of energy again, while health was also addressed in recent hours.

Details of registration for calculated grades announced

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 6:21pm
Details of the online registration system for calculated grades for this year's Leaving Certificate students have been announced.

Malta looks to Ireland in campaign for legal abortion

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 5:19pm
The second anniversary of the referendum on the 8th amendment has arrived, and has barely made a dent in the news coverage due to Covid-19.

Two teens appear in Wexford court on rape charge

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 4:43pm
Two teenage males have appeared at Wexford District Court today on a rape charge.

Covid-19 deaths rise to 514 in Northern Ireland

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 4:11pm
The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland has risen to 514 after eight more deaths were reported by the Department of Health.

International students at UCD calling for compensation

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 3:56pm
A UCD student from India has begun a petition calling on the college to compensate international students who paid substantial fees to study at UCD only for their year of study to be disrupted by Covid-19.

Dublin forests will change use to recreational only

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 3:33pm
Coillte has announced that all nine of its forests in Dublin are changing to non-commercial recreational use.

At a glance: Latest global Covid-19 developments

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 3:19pm
Lockdown measures are eased across parts of Europe while Japan lifts its state of emergency.

Man jailed for 'shocking circumcision' on infant

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 3:11pm
A 55-year-old Nigerian man who masqueraded as a doctor in carrying out a "shocking and unacceptable medical circumcision" of a 10-month-old infant in Co Longford has been jailed for three years.

Varadkar followed guidelines in park - spokesperson

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 2:24pm
A spokesperson for the Taoiseach has said Leo Varadkar was complying fully with Covid-19 guidelines while out socialising in the Phoenix Park in Dublin over the weekend.

Number of people on Covid unemployment payment falls

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 2:08pm
The number of people receiving the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment has fallen to 579,400 - a drop of 5,200 over the last week.

Nursing homes are 'violation' of older people's rights

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 1:49pm
The Co-Executive Director of the NGO, Validity, has said nursing homes are not the best way to deal with older people in the community and are a violation of their human rights.

Pubs take legal action against FBD over Covid insurance

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 1:39pm
Over 1,000 pubs and bars are affected by a dispute about whether or not their insurance policies with FBD Insurance Plc cover the disruptive impact of Covid-19 on their businesses, the Commercial Court has been told.

Youth offenders complying with restrictions - report

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 1:36pm
Youth offenders are complying with Covid-19 restrictions, according to a report by the University of Limerick which finds the majority of young people have been engaged in "pro-social behaviours and activities" during the pandemic.

Fire at NI Bombardier plant being treated as accidental

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 12:39pm
A fire at the Bombardier Aerospace plant in Belfast last night is being treated as accidental.

1m versus 2m: What experts say about social distancing

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 12:01pm
An abundance of caution will be cited by some for the two metre rule. Others argue it is too restrictive and not based on an official WHO/ECDPC position.