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Turkish court jails 27 for life over 2016 coup attempt

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 9:02am
A Turkish court jailed 27 former pilots and other suspects for life in one of the largest trials stemming from the bloody 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Tiny owl freed after days in Rockefeller Christmas Tree

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 9:01am
A tiny owl that was found stuck in the Rockefeller Centre Christmas Tree in New York was released back into the wild this week after being treated at a rehabilitation facility.

Govt urged to consult with older people on restrictions

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 8:50am
Age Action Ireland has called on the Government to consult with older people about how best to live with Covid-19 restrictions and to facilitate safe visits for nursing home residents who feel "forgotten and invisible".

South Korea reports biggest Covid-19 spike since March

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:57am
South Korea reported 583 new coronavirus cases, the highest since March, as it grapples with a third wave of infections that appears to be worsening despite tough new social distancing measures.

Rebels unveil ambitious 'One Cork' vision

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:54am
Cork GAA is hoping to generate over €20m in the next five years through a new amalgamation of the county board, the Páirc Uí Chaoimh Stadium board, and fundraising body Cairde Chorcaí.

Argentina declares three days of national mourning

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:22am
Argentina president Alberto Fernandez declared three days of mourning after the passing of Diego Maradona, with fans worldwide paying tribute to one of the most iconic sportspeople of all time.

Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:17am
The Ethiopian military will begin the "final phase" of an offensive in the northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said, hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.

Normal People's Edgar-Jones wins Rose d'Or Award

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:05am
Normal People's Daisy Edgar-Jones is the first-ever winner of the Rose d'Or Emerging Talent Award for playing Marianne in the TV adaption of Sally Rooney's novel.

Buyers beware as most Black Friday shopping goes online

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:00am
As reports indicate most of us will be hunting for Black Friday bargains online this year, consumers need to watch out for some of the possible pitfalls.

Switching off: Do workers have a 'right to disconnect'?

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:00am
The line between work and home life has blurred for many over the past few months.

Bullying survey set for higher education institutions

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 7:00am
A survey is to be carried out into harassment and bullying in higher education institutions.

Tánaiste: NI travel to be looked at due to Covid rates

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 6:48am
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has suggested that cross-border travel will need to be examined in light of the high incidence of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland.

McEntee to take Dáil questions on Woulfe this afternoon

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 6:23am
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee is due before the Dáil this afternoon to answer questions from Opposition parties and Independent groups about the judicial appointment process regarding Supreme Court Justice Seamus Woulfe.

Toy Show nearly didn't happen but all set to fox clever

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 6:00am
Ryan Tubridy has revealed that this year's Late Late Toy Show "nearly didn't happen", but now that everything is in place for Friday night, the Roald Dahl-themed extravaganza will reflect the "determination and resilience" of Ireland in 2020.

Students' union to address Oireachtas committee

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 6:00am
School student representatives will call for a stronger say in how their schools address the challenges of Covid-19, and for greater communication with them, including more information regarding cases of the virus, when they address an Oireachtas committee later today.

Report finds significant shortcomings in child's care

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 12:00am
A report by the Ombudsman for Children's office shows there were significant shortcomings by Tusla and the HSE in the care of a child with profound disabilities.

Germany expects to extend virus restrictions into 2021

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 11:28pm
Germany will extend its current Covid-19 restrictions through to early January unless there is a dramatic drop in infections -- something that is not expected, according to Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Football fans gather to mourn death of hero Maradona

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 9:17pm
Heartbroken fans of Argentine football star Diego Maradona gathered on the streets of Buenos Aires and Naples, Italy to mourn their hero following news of his sudden death.

Trump pardons former national security adviser Flynn

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 9:15pm
US President Donald Trump has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Winners of An Post Irish Book Awards 2020 announced

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 8:00pm
Keelin Shanley, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Graham Norton, Donal Ryan and Professor Luke O'Neill were among the winning authors at this year's An Post Irish Book Awards...