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 2021-05-09 09:36 

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Concern over vaccine effectiveness on variants...

A Covid-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country's explosive outbreak, the World Health Organization's chief scientist has said....

 2021-05-09 08:40 

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Dozens injured in further Jerusalem protests...

Scores of people were injured last night as Israeli police fired water cannons and rubber bullets to disperse Palestinian protesters in annexed east Jerusalem, a day after fierce clashes at the city's Al-Aqsa mosque....

 2021-05-09 07:55 

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Businesses prepare for phased re-opening...

The phased reopening of non-essential retail begins tomorrow, as part of a further easing of restrictions....

 2021-05-09 07:35 

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Johnson invites Sturgeon to meet on 'shared challenges'...

The British Prime Minister has invited Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon for crisis talks after she warned he would be standing in the way of democracy if he denies Scotland a second independence referendum....

 2021-05-09 07:27 

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Body of Chinese rocket disintegrates over Indian Ocean...

A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean, the Chinese space agency said, following fevered speculation over where the 18-tonne object would come down....

 2021-05-09 07:00 

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Why the 'new normal' will be a slow adjustment for some...

The easing of restrictions will have some people feeling anxious and nervous, or suffering with mental health difficulties, while others will be "chomping at the bit" to get out and socialise....

 2021-05-09 06:00 

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What supports are available for first-time buyers?...

After a week of mixed emotions for first time buyers, we've been looking at what incentives are available and what criteria they need to meet in order to avail of them....

 2021-05-08 19:14 

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Austria and Italy removed from hotel quarantine list...

Austria, Italy and Ukraine are among 11 countries that have been removed from the mandatory hotel quarantine list....

 2021-05-08 17:18 

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30 killed, 52 wounded in blast near Afghan school...

A blast outside a girls' school in an area of the Afghan capital populated largely by the Shiite Hazara community killed at least 30 people and wounded scores including students today, officials said....

 2021-05-08 16:22 

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Seven people killed in two avalanches in French Alps...

Two avalanches in the French Alpine region of Savoie have left seven people dead, prefecture sources said today....

 2021-05-08 16:07 

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Da Vinci bear drawing is expected to sell for 13.8m...

A drawing of a bear by Leonardo da Vinci is expected to fetch up to 13.8 million at auction....

 2021-05-08 15:24 

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Man arrested as part of probe into teenager's murder...

Garda have arrested a man in his late 20s as part of the investigation into the murder of Keane Mulready-Woods....

 2021-05-08 14:24 

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Indian states impose lockdowns amid record death levels...

India reported its highest ever single-day COVID-19 death toll, as cases continued to rise and states imposed stricter lockdowns....

 2021-05-08 14:22 

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Shops may not operate full hours due to staff shortage...

The director of Dundrum Town Centre in Dublin has said a number of retailers at the centre may not be able to operate full opening hours when they reopen due to a shortage of staff....

 2021-05-08 14:22 

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Shops may not operate full hours due to staff shortage...

The director of Dundrum Town Centre in Dublin has said a number of retailers at the centre may not be able to operate full opening hours when they reopen due to a shortage of staff....

 2021-05-08 12:54 

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Dentists as vaccinators would impact dental care - IDA...

Asking HSE dentists to act as Covid-19 vaccinators will result in missed diagnoses and treatments of conditions in children and vulnerable adults, and some will lose "teeth for life", according to the President of the Irish Dental Association....

 2021-05-08 12:41 

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Steve Aiken to resign as Ulster Unionist Party leader...

Ulster Unionist Party leader Steve Aiken has announced his intention to resign from the position....

 2021-05-08 10:24 

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EU seeks concrete US plan on lifting vaccine patents...

The President of the European Council has said the bloc is ready to discuss a US proposal to lift patents on Covid-19 vaccines once the details are clear....

 2021-05-08 09:49 

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Antrim GAA figures urge Govt plan for 'shared Ireland'...

A group of more than 3,000 GAA players and supporters in Co Antrim have written an open letter to Taoiseach Michel Martin, calling for the Government to "take the lead" in planning discussions around "an agreed shared Ireland"....

 2021-05-08 09:30 

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EU calls for de-escalation of tensions in Jerusalem...

The European Union condemned violent clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and urged authorities to quickly calm tensions....

 2021-05-08 08:23 

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Risk of damage from falling Chinese rocket is low...

China's rogue rocket is in an uncontrolled free-fall towards Earth and no one knows where or exactly when it will burn through Earth's atmosphere, but the risk of debris hitting an inhabited area remains very small, experts said....

 2021-05-08 07:59 

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Counting continues in Scottish parliamentary contest...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set himself on course for a constitutional clash with Nicola Sturgeon if she pushes ahead with plans for a second Scottish independence referendum....

 2021-05-08 07:13 

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Darkness Into Light raises 6m for Pieta...

More than 140,000 people across the world signed up to participate in today's Darkness Into Light event to raise funds for suicide prevention charity Pieta....

 2021-05-08 07:01 

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HSE says level of Covid-19 in hospitals 'encouraging'...

There are 111 people being treated for Covid-19 in hospital, according to the latest figures from the HSE....

 2021-05-08 07:00 

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Verbal kicking for FG as O'Connell leaves the pitch...

Kate O'Connell may have left the pitch in Dublin Bay South but she did not go quietly. Clearly angry, she aimed both barrels at Fine Gael locally and nationally in an attack designed not just to vent, but to damage the party....

 2021-05-08 07:00 

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9 key changes to Covid-19 restrictions from Monday...

Covid-19 restrictions are due to ease further from Monday 10 May. Here is a brief summary of the key changes....

 2021-05-08 07:00 

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Operation Vaccination injects hope for better times...

Vaccines have changed the war against coronavirus. They have given us new armoury, against a devastating threat to the world....

 2021-05-08 07:00 

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First-time buyer blues as new homes unaffordable...

The property market in Ireland has confounded all of us for a very long time. But when people can no longer afford to buy new homes, there's a pretty fundamental snarl-up coming down the tracks, writes Robert Shortt....

 2021-05-08 07:00 

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First-time buyer blues as new homes unaffordable...

The property market in Ireland has confounded all of us for a very long time. But when people can no longer afford to buy new homes, there's a pretty fundamental snarl-up coming down the tracks, writes Robert Shortt....

 2021-05-08 04:25 

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Trump administration obtained journalists phone records...

The Trump administration reportedly secretly obtained the phone records of newspaper journalists who reported on allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election....

 2021-05-08 00:00 

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NI minister asks Govt to prevent cross-border travel...

The Northern Ireland Health Minister has written to the Irish Government asking it to do all it can to prevent non-essential cross-border travel, as restrictions on inter-county travel here are lifted on Monday....

 2021-05-07 22:43 

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Protesters and police wounded in Jerusalem clashes...

Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards rock-hurling Palestinian youths at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque this evening amid growing anger over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers....

 2021-05-07 22:20 

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Enhanced CRSS payments to help businesses reopen...

Eligible businesses resuming trading activities can claim a 'Restart Week' payment (in effect double the normal weekly CRSS payment rate) for a period of two weeks to assist them with the additional costs of reopening....

 2021-05-07 21:00 

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Indigenous Colombians topple conquistador statue...

Indigenous people in Colombia knocked down a statue of Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada, who founded the capital Bogota, as protests against the government continued....

 2021-05-07 19:14 

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IMO public health doctors vote to accept pay agreement...

Public health doctors belonging to the IMO have voted by 87% to accept a pay agreement with the Department of Health and the HSE which will end their 20 year dispute over regrading as consultants....

 2021-05-07 18:05 

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England reveals countries on new travel 'green list'...

People from England can travel to Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel from 17 May without having to self-isolate on their return, it was announced today....

 2021-05-07 17:28 

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Central Bank expects FBD to pay legal costs, court told...

The Central Bank has said it expected FBD insurance to pay all "reasonable costs" of the publicans who successfully challenged the insurance company about a failure to compensate them for Covid-19 disruption....

 2021-05-07 17:25 

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Podcast: Brexit Republic - La Grande Illusion...

Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Mongin is joined by London Correspondent Sean Whelan on the Brexit vibes in elections in Scotland and England and by Europe Editor Tony Connelly on the latest round of naval gazing off the Jersey coast....

 2021-05-07 16:03 

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CMO 'very concerned' over supermarket antigen tests...

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has said he is "very concerned" about Covid-19 antigen tests that people can buy off the shelves in supermarkets....

 2021-05-07 15:37 

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6 things we learned from today's Covid-19 briefing...

From NPHET monitoring a number of counties with high incidence rates, to concern about the inappropriate use of antigen tests available over-the-counter, here's six things we learned from today's Covid-19 briefing....

 2021-05-07 15:11 

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Trial of women who refused to enter quarantine delayed...

The trial of Dublin women accused of refusing to enter mandatory hotel quarantine after returning from a trip to Dubai has been delayed by almost three months pending a constitutional challenge....

 2021-05-07 15:05 

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Seanad hears criticism of hotel quarantine system...

The Seanad has heard strong criticism of Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine system....

 2021-05-07 13:30 

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Covid-19: Four further deaths, 434 new cases reported...

.The Department of Health has been notified of four additional deaths of people with Covid-19 and a further 434 new cases....

 2021-05-07 13:15 

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Lisa Smith wins appeal against UK entry ban...

Former Irish Defence Forces member Lisa Smith, who is charged with membership of the so-called Islamic State, has won an appeal against a ban on her entering the UK....

 2021-05-07 13:08 

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England says variant B.1.617.2 is a variant of concern...

Public Health England said that coronavirus variant B.1.617.2, which was first identified in India, would be classified as a variant of concern due to evidence it was more transmissible....

 2021-05-07 12:39 

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Gaeltacht courses cancelled for second year running...

Irish language courses in the Gaeltacht have been cancelled for a second summer in succession, due to ongoing public health concerns....

 2021-05-07 12:12 

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Leaving Cert students asked to limit contacts...

Leaving Cert students have been asked to limit their social contacts and avoid social gatherings as the examinations approach....

 2021-05-07 11:37 

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Application to lift naming restrictions adjourned...

An application by RT to lift restrictions on naming an 11-year-old boy who was murdered by his uncle, has been adjourned by the Central Criminal Court until Monday....

 2021-05-07 11:25 

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Man jailed for murder of estranged wife's partner...

A 46-year-old man has been jailed for life for the murder of his estranged wife's partner almost two years ago....

 2021-05-07 11:17 

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Nurses to get backdated promised 100 pandemic grant...

Student nurses and midwives are set to receive a backdated promised Pandemic Placement Grant of 100 per week by 1 June, the Minister for Health has confirmed....

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