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NI truck driver convicted over attempted drug smuggling

Latest Business News from RTE - 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

Latest Business News from RTE - 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.

Covid infections will rise over Christmas, says NI CMO

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 6:00pm
The number of Covid-19 infections in Northern Ireland will increase due to Christmas get-togethers, Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride has said.

Mental Health Reform before Oireachtas Mental Health Committee

Oireachtas Press Releases - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 5:56pm

The Oireachtas Committee on Mental Health will hold its first public meeting, tomorrow, Thursday, 26 November in Leinster House, Committee Room 3 at 9am.

Liam Brady: Maradona 'could do everything'

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 5:49pm
Liam Brady has paid tribute to Diego Maradona, saying the Argentinian legend could "actually do everything" on a football field.

Harris says 'no evidence' intimate images stolen

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 5:44pm
The Garda Commissioner has said gardaí are not investigating any crimes in relation to reports of thousands of intimate images of Irish women being released on the internet without the women's consent.

Legendary footballer Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 4:25pm
The legendary footballer Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60.

Two men found dead in Dublin city centre

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 4:09pm
The body of a man has been found in a tent off Nassau Street, while a second man has been found dead in his home on Longford Street.

DNA loss could mean 234 people cannot be prosecuted

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 3:47pm
The Garda Commissioner has told the Policing Authority that there is "a small risk" that 234 people may have engaged in a crime that the gardaí can't prosecute them for because DNA samples were mislaid or lost.

Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to discuss ensuring schools are open safely and sustainably with Parent and Student representatives

Oireachtas Press Releases - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 3:29pm

The Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science will meet tomorrow at 11.30am when the National Parents Councils, Primary and Post Primary and the Irish Second Level Students Union (ISSU) come before the committee to give evidence on ensuring that schools are open in a manner which is both safe and sustainable.

Stardust fire inquests moved from Dublin Castle to RDS

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 3:07pm
A preliminary hearing of the Stardust fire inquests in Dublin has been told the full inquests will now take place in the RDS Concert Hall in Ballsbridge, rather than the original planned venue of Dublin Castle.

EMA 'hopeful' of vaccines approval before Christmas

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 1:55pm
The European Medicines Agency has said it needs to know Covid-19 vaccines are "safe, of high quality and effective" before granting approval, but is hopeful a positive opinion will be delivered before Christmas.

'Emotional and shook up' over online attacks - Wright

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 1:41pm
An 18-year-old man will be sentenced in January after he pleaded guilty to harassing the former England and Arsenal footballer Ian Wright on social media.

Tributes to Patricia Carrick who has died aged 51

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 1:39pm
Patricia Carrick, who received an apology from the Taoiseach after her cancer diagnosis was missed, has died aged 51.

Boris must make biggest call of his political career

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 12:41pm
Expect Boris Johnson's survival instincts to kick in over the coming days, a deal with Brussels being the way out of a deepening hole for the British Prime Minister, writes Northern Editor Tommie Gorman.

Joint Committee on Justice invites written submissions on Dying with Dignity Bill 2020

Oireachtas Press Releases - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 12:40pm

At its meeting on Tuesday, 24 November, the Joint Committee on Justice agreed to invite written submissions from interested groups and individuals on the provisions in the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 as part of its scrutiny of the legislation.

PUP arrears to be paid by next week, committee told

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 12:28pm
Up to 300,000 recipients of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment are set to receive arrears due to them by next week, an Oireachtas commitee has been told.

First of several cases over audiology services settled

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 12:25pm
The first of several High Court actions over substandard audiology services for children in the west of Ireland has been settled.

Call for all pubs to be allowed reopen in December

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 12:01pm
The chief executive of the Vintners Federation of Ireland has said that all pubs should be allowed re-open in December because the guidelines are the same for food and non-food pubs.

Eight dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canary Islands

Latest Business News from RTE - Wed, 25/11/2020 - 11:24am
At least eight people were drowned after a boat carrying more than 35 migrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa and heading towards the Canary Islands capsized yesterday, emergency services said.

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