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Bus Éireann has announced that it will be cutting Expressway services between Dublin and three other cities from early next year.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:39 pm
Sinn Féin's Finance Spokesperson has said his party has written to the SIPO in relation to the appointment of the former Fine Gael Senator Michael D'Arcy as chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Managers to confirm if the appointment "is in breach of the law".
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:30 pm
A quarter of all new cases of Covid-19 in the last two weeks have been among younger people aged between 15 and 24.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:29 pm
US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Mick Mulvaney has said that the United States is here to "protect and defend" the Good Friday Agreement and does not want to see it damaged.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:28 pm
The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has detailed rising cases of Covid-19 in a number of counties, including 70 recent cases in Co Cork that have been associated with pubs and restaurants.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 9:27 pm
Gardaí have appealed for information concerning the death of a man in Dublin last February.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:31 pm
A healthcare worker who spent 68 days in intensive care due to Covid-19 has warned the "disease does not care that you are young, fit and healthy."
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:11 pm
The number of patients in hospital with confirmed Covid-19 is relatively stable, according to the latest figures from the Health Service Executive.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:05 pm
The scheme put in place by the banks to offer payment breaks to borrowers struggling financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic will stop accepting new applications as planned from the end of this month, the Government has confirmed.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 5:26 pm
University College Cork's Students' Union is urging students to behave responsibly but says it will not be cancelling plans for Freshers' Week.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:59 pm
A 61-year-old man charged with the murder of his elderly mother at his home in Clontarf in Dublin last month has been further remanded in custody in his absence after he was too unwell to face court.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:52 pm
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed a range of inequalities and exacerbated the vulnerbilities experienced by many young people, according to new research published today.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:03 pm
The new Australian ambassador to Ireland Gary Gray has said that up to 300 Australians remain stranded here as restrictions on international arrivals continue in Australia.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:40 pm
Some students at Queen's University's Halls of Residence in Belfast have been told to self-isolate after a small number of them tested positive for Covid-19.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:12 pm
A man who was hospitalised with Covid-19 in March has said that he is still suffering from ongoing fatigue six months on.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:09 pm
Journalists from 150 news organisations are marking World News Day 2020 by demonstrating the power of journalism to effect positive change.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:48 pm
Upwards of 350 taxi drivers took part in a protest cavalcade through Cork city centre this morning.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:03 pm
The Irish Wildlife Trust has said that ending overfishing and putting marine protection measures in place is a better approach to improving fish stocks, rather than looking to cull seal numbers.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:26 am
It has been announced that €10m will be drawn from the National Action Plan on Covid-19 to support the resumption of day services and home support services for disability service users.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:19 am
The Department of Health has been notified of 430 new cases of Covid-19 and no further deaths.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 7:02 pm


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