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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...

Depp denied appeal against 'wife beater' UK libel loss

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 7:53pm
Hollywood star Johnny Depp has been refused permission to appeal against a UK court decision which upheld claims made by The Sun newspaper that branded him a "wife beater".

Talks on new public service pay agreement underway

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 7:44pm
Formal talks on a new public service pay agreement for the State's 340,000 employees are being overseen by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Labour Court chair will mediate in Debenhams dispute

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 7:41pm
The current chair of the Labour Court, Kevin Foley, has agreed to mediate in the dispute involving Debenhams and its employees.

Dáil committee seeks RTÉ report on retirement gathering

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 7:12pm
The Oireachtas Communications Committee has asked RTÉ to send it a report on a retirement gathering at which some staff members were photographed within two metres of each other.

NI truck driver convicted over attempted drug smuggling

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 6:24pm
A truck driver from Northern Ireland and a courier from west London have been convicted for attempting to smuggle cannabis from the UK to Ireland.

Schools third most likely place for Covid-19 clusters

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 6:12pm
There were 19 clusters of Covid-19 recorded in schools last week, according to the latest data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.