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All primary school children who have significant additional needs will return to the classroom next Thursday under new arrangements agreed between the Department of Education and teacher and SNA trade unions.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 8:41 pm
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said the move late last year from Level 5 restrictions back to Level 3 "turned out to be too quick".
Posted: January 15, 2021, 8:08 pm
Fifty more people who were diagnosed with Covid-19 have died, the Department of Health has said. The Department has also reported 3,498 more cases of the coronavirus.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:53 pm
It's quintessentially Irish, the peat briquette warmed homes and fired stoves across the country for decades.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:46 pm
The Government is to legislate to give employees the right to request remote working as part of a National Remote Working Strategy under a permanent framework for after the pandemic ends.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:44 pm
A judge has criticised the Garda Ombudsman Commission for prosecuting a garda who was cleared in court of any wrongdoing.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:44 pm
All passengers who returned to Ireland from Brazil in the past 14 days are being told to self-isolate for two weeks since their arrival date as well as undergo a Covid-19 test, following the emergence of a new variant of the virus.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:43 pm
The mother of an Irish teenager who was found dead after she went missing in Malaysia in 2019 has said the inquest into her death has brought up more unanswered questions.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:43 pm
Around 420,000 people will be issued tax bills tomorrow, as a result of payments they received under the two main Covid subsidy schemes last year.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:40 pm
Northern Ireland's Department of Health has said a further 26 people have died with Covid-19, a record daily number for the region.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:44 pm
The Adoption Rights Alliance has welcomed confirmation that a referendum will not be required to give survivors of Mother and Baby Homes access to their records.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:15 pm
The High Court has wound up an Irish registered company within the Norwegian Air airline group.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:03 pm
The actor John Connors said he saw "first hand" the criminal exploitation of children while growing up in Darndale in Dublin. "I've seen families absolutely destroyed."
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:37 pm
President Michael D Higgins has responded to the publication of the report on mother-and-baby homes saying that the State must bear primary responsibility for failing to provide appropriate supports for tens of thousands of young women and their children.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:31 pm
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has said she is going to take time off after the birth of her baby as she continues to try secure maternity leave for politicians.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:11 pm
Northern Ireland is facing crippling tariffs on steel imports due to a potential double hit resulting from Brexit, RTÉ News has learned.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:02 pm
A Belfast woman has failed in a bid to overturn her conviction for attempting to murder police officers and has instead had her sentence increased to 25 years.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 1:24 pm
Almost half of all the cases of Covid-19 reported by the Department of Health have been reported in the last two weeks.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:23 am
The HSE's Director of Acute Services has said hospitals are "under significant pressure" and described staff shortages as "critical".
Posted: January 14, 2021, 3:29 pm
This third wave of Covid-19 is different to the previous two as the virus has spread more rapidly and is affecting a wider range of people from all age groups.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 8:16 am


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