National News

The National Immunisation Advisory Council is meeting this morning to consider what advice to issue about the use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.
Posted: April 22, 2021, 8:02 am
Upgrading home insulation is a central part of the Government's Climate Action Plan with works to be carried out on 13,000 homes this year, according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.
Posted: April 22, 2021, 7:42 am
Gardaí have issued a Child Rescue Ireland alert for a missing 14-year-old girl from Co Louth.
Posted: April 22, 2021, 7:09 am
The Irish Government will resist any move to change EU treaties as a result of an upcoming conference aimed at reforming in the European Union, according to an internal Government memo seen by RTÉ News.
Posted: April 22, 2021, 7:06 am
The family of a person who contracted Covid-19 in a hospital, and subsequently died, is suing the State.
Posted: April 22, 2021, 5:20 am
The family of a woman who died from a heart attack has settled its case against the manufacturer and supplier of a defibrillator which it was claimed was not working when she became ill while at work.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 8:15 pm
A woman whose first child was adopted in 1979 has told a hearing into a planning application to build apartments and a creche in the grounds of Bessborough mother-and-baby home in Cork, it is wrong that a developer should propose earning money from the site.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:48 pm
Family members of Pfizer staff in Ireland are to be offered the Covid-19 vaccine with 4,000 workers across the company's five sites informed of the move today.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:35 pm
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that Government will make a comprehensive announcement next week regarding the easing of some restrictions in May and some aspects of June.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:34 pm
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has reaffirmed the Government's target of ensuring that 80% of adults either receive their first Covid-19 vaccine, or are offered one, by the end of June.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:30 pm
Dixons Carphone has confirmed that the decision to close the Irish Carphone Warehouse business is expected to lead to 486 redundancies.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:00 pm
Former President and UN Human Rights Commissioner Mary Robinson has called for "political pressure" in support of an international campaign for intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines to be waived, so that production can be increased across the globe.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 5:43 pm
The Department of Health has been notified of a further 401 cases of Covid-19, while 15 further deaths have also been recorded.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 5:07 pm
The curlew conservation project at Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland has recorded the "against the odds" return of two juvenile birds to the area.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 3:24 pm
International best-selling author Colm Tóibín has failed in his battle to prevent James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' on Dublin's quays from being turned into a 54-bed tourist hostel.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 3:05 pm
Two healthcare workers have spoken out after they had to leave the jobs they had kept during the pandemic at nursing homes due to issues over temporary accommodation.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 3:01 pm
Minister for Arts Catherine Martin has said she looks forward to the doors of museums and galleries reopening in the coming weeks.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 2:05 pm
A Dublin man has appeared in court in Northern Ireland charged with attempting to murder a police officer.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 1:16 pm
A majority of people in the Republic do not believe there will be a united Ireland inside the European Union within the next ten years, according to a Red C poll published today.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:41 am


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