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 2021-09-04 08:15 

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NZ Covid outbreak claims first death in six months...

New Zealand has recorded its first Covid-related death in six months, but health authorities said there were signs the outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant was coming under control....

 2021-09-04 07:58 

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Deadly floods expose dangers of New York's basements...

The deaths of almost a dozen New Yorkers who could not escape their homes during flash flooding has exposed the perils of living in the city's often-dangerous basements....

 2021-09-04 07:23 

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Garda renew appeal on anniversary of Raoinaid murder...

Garda have renewed an appeal for information on the murder of 17-year-old Raoinaid Murray in 1999....

 2021-09-04 07:10 

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Afghan TV network stays on-air despite fear of Taliban...

As Taliban fighters entered Kabul on the evening of 15 August, executives at Afghanistan's biggest independent TV network had a tough decision to make: stay on-air or go dark....

 2021-09-04 07:00 

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Walk-in clinics open this weekend for Covid-19 vaccines...

The Health Service Executive has opened several walk-in clinics across the country this weekend - and beyond - offering Covid-19 vaccines to people without an appointment....

 2021-09-04 07:00 

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We are a changed people - and pandemic is also changing...

After being stuck on this journey with Covid-19 for so long, this week's new road map may have felt like a dramatic shift in gear - and even a sharp change of direction for some....

 2021-09-04 06:00 

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'I don't deserve it' - woman fears life under Taliban...

Chaos quickly ensued in Aliya's office when President Ashraf Ghani told Afghanistan that he had fled to the United Arab Emirates and, then, the capital Kabul fell to the Taliban....

 2021-09-03 21:16 

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Cheque him out! Adam's virtual hugs raise over 250,000...

Late Late Toy Show star Adam King has raised over 250,000 for Temple Street Hospital in Dublin and Cork University Maternity Hospital....

 2021-09-03 20:07 

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Biden orders declassification reviews of 9/11 documents...

US President Joe Biden has ordered reviews of the potential declassification of documents from the FBI's investigation into the 11 September, 2001 attacks on the United States....

 2021-09-03 18:57 

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Rubbish highway in Belgium for flood victims' waste...

In eastern Belgium, an abandoned highway is almost completely buried under kilometres of piled-up rubbish: crushed refrigerators, splintered furniture, torn curtains, twisted metal, stuffed toys, defunct electronics and shards of glass....

 2021-09-03 17:42 

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Taoiseach wants transparency over Zappone appointment...

The Taoiseach has said he welcomes the prospective release of Government documents relating to the appointment of Katherine Zappone as a special envoy....

 2021-09-03 17:38 

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Climate change in the spotlight after US floods...

The role of climate change in New York's deadly flash floods and the city's creaking infrastructure were under the spotlight today after torrential rains left at least 47 people dead across the US northeast....

 2021-09-03 16:20 

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Teens jailed for bullying classmate to death in Finland...

A Finnish court today sentenced three boys to between eight and 10 years in prison for torturing and beating a former classmate to death in a crime that horrified the country....

 2021-09-03 14:51 

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Prince Albert of Monaco welcomed at ras an Uachtarin...

President Michael D Higgins has welcomed His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco at ras an Uachtarin....

 2021-09-03 11:58 

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Book of condolence to open for Pat Hume...

A book of condolence is to be opened in Derry for Pat Hume, as tributes continue to pour in for the widow of late SDLP leader John Hume....

 2021-09-03 11:27 

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Lidl to give vouchers for returned cans and bottles...

Lidl Ireland has installed a "reverse vending machine" into one of its stores that will pay customers 10 cents in a voucher for every plastic bottle or aluminium can recycled....

 2021-09-03 11:07 

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Drop in Ireland's 14-day incidence of Covid-19...

The 14-day incidence of Covid-19 in Ireland for every 100,000 people is reducing....

 2021-09-03 11:02 

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Ex-cardinal McCarrick to be arraigned on abuse charge...

Former Catholic cardinal Theodore McCarrick is set to be arraigned on charges that he molested a 16-year-old boy in 1974....

 2021-09-03 11:00 

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Live Register and PUP figures down 6.9% in August...

The number of people on the Live Register and the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) fell 6.9% to 323,010 in August, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show....

 2021-09-03 10:36 

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Students achieved results in 'remarkable' times - Foley...

The Minister for Education has said it is a significant day for the more than 61,000 students who have achieved their Leaving Certificate in "remarkable and challenging times"....

 2021-09-03 09:34 

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HIQA highlights poor conditions at Donegal nursing home...

The impact of poor living conditions for residents in a Co Donegal nursing home has been highlighted in a report by the Health Information and Quality Authority....

 2021-09-03 09:27 

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AstraZeneca, EU reach settlement on vaccine delivery...

The European Commission and AstraZeneca said they have reached a settlement on the delivery of the remaining Covid-19 vaccine doses by the British drugmaker and also ended the pending litigation in Brussels....

 2021-09-03 09:12 

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IS 'Beatle' pleads guilty to murdering US hostages...

A British-born man who was a member of a team of militants of the so-called Islamic State in Syria nicknamed 'The Beatles' has pleaded guilty to eight US criminal charges including lethal hostage taking and conspiracy to support terrorists....

 2021-09-03 08:40 

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Taliban close to forming new government in Afghanistan...

The Taliban is close to forming a government in Afghanistan, under intense international scrutiny over its vow to rule with greater tolerance, especially on women's rights....

 2021-09-03 08:23 

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Shortfall in affordable homes in Govt plan - Soc Dems...

A commitment to deliver a significant number of affordable purchase homes is missing from the Government's housing plan, according to Social Democrats TD Cian O'Callaghan....

 2021-09-03 07:41 

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Man due in court over Enfield murder investigation...

A man in his 50s is due to appear in court this morning charged in connection with the murder of Conor O'Brien in Co Meath last week....

 2021-09-03 07:41 

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Paralympics 2020: Dunlevy & McCrystal grab another gold...

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal won their second goal medal of Tokyo 2020 when the dominant duo triumphed in the B road race at Fuji International Speedway....

 2021-09-03 07:19 

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Paralympic updates: Day 10 at Tokyo 2020...

Updates from day 10 of the Paralympic Games in Tokyo....

 2021-09-03 07:03 

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Struggling Japan PM Suga to step down...

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has said he will step down, setting the stage for a new premier after a one-year tenure marred by an unpopular Covid-19 response and rapidly dwindling public support....

 2021-09-03 07:00 

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Galway teen pens competition-winning song from bedroom...

19-year-old Jenna Coughlan is typical of many Irish teenagers, in that for much of the pandemic she was stuck at home in her bedroom....

 2021-09-03 06:35 

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UK to send four million Pfizer doses to Australia...

The UK will send four million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced, as his country raced to halt a deadly virus outbreak....

 2021-09-03 06:22 

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Auckland police shoot 'extremist' as 6 hurt in attack...

New Zealand police shot and killed a "violent extremist" who was known to the police, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, after he stabbed and wounded at least six people in a supermarket in the city of Auckland....

 2021-09-03 06:17 

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At least 44 dead as Storm Ida hits northeast US...

Flash flooding has killed at least 44 people in four northeastern US states as remnants of Storm Ida brought torrential rains that swept away cars, submerged New York City subway lines and grounded flights....

 2021-09-03 06:11 

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Campaign launched to tackle hospitality labour shortage...

Filte Ireland is launching a campaign aimed at attracting workers into the tourism and hospitality industry....

 2021-09-03 06:00 

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Further rise in top grades for Leaving Cert students...

The proportion of top grades awarded to candidates in this year's Leaving Certificate has risen significantly compared to last year....

 2021-09-03 06:00 

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Choice of assessed grades or exams is unique to Ireland...

Our class of 2021 is getting the best of both worlds and - after the time they've had over the past year and a half - few, if any would, begrudge them....

 2021-09-03 00:00 

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Volunteer pianists hit the right note at vaccine centre...

"To play the piano here is an amazing opportunity, because it is part of my therapy," says Nelson Aguilar, a volunteer at the Covid-19 vaccination centre in Citywest, Dublin....

 2021-09-02 22:07 

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Can the Government achieve targets in new housing plan?...

The Government has pledged to spend a record amount to tackle the housing crisis under its new "Housing for All" plan, writes Oonagh Smyth. But are the ambitious targets achievable?...

 2021-09-02 20:50 

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Stage set for Coveney's next act in Zappone envoy drama...

In a letter to the Committee today, Minister Coveney rejected any suggestion that he mislead members when he addressed them earlier this week on the plan to appoint Katherine Zappone as a special envoy....

 2021-09-02 19:54 

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Death announced of Pat Hume, widow of late John Hume...

The death has been announced of Pat Hume, wife of the late SDLP leader and Nobel Prize winner John Hume....

 2021-09-02 19:15 

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Rapid Arctic warming triggers extreme US winter weather...

Rapid warming of the Arctic is likely a key driver of extreme winter weather in the United States, according to a new study that addresses a longstanding apparent contradiction in climate science and could explain events like February's cold snap in T...

 2021-09-02 18:59 

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High stakes as housing now a key political battleground...

Housing has always been a big political issue, given its importance in all our lives. But in the past ten years its prominence in political debate has intensified to become the key political battleground of our time....

 2021-09-02 18:33 

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WhatsApp fine offers pause for thought...

It is used by two billion people globally each month....

 2021-09-02 18:30 

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Govt aims to 'eradicate homelessness by 2030' - O'Brien...

The Minister for Housing, Darragh O'Brien, has said that the Government is committed to eradicating homelessness by 2030....

 2021-09-02 17:46 

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Opposition parties critical of Govt's housing plan...

Sinn Fin's housing spokesperson Eoin Broin described the Government's Housing For All plan as "more of the same failed Fianna Fil and Fine Gael housing policy"....

 2021-09-02 17:27 

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Abba announce new album and digital concerts...

Legendary Swedish pop group Abba has announced that the quartet are to release a brand new studio album called Voyage - and will perform digitally in London next May....

 2021-09-02 16:00 

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Higher tax receipts help lower deficit by 2.8bn...

Higher than expected corporation tax receipts last month has helped reduce the deficit in the public finances by 2.8 billion....

 2021-09-02 15:34 

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Rain below average for month of August - Met ireann...

Despite some heavy falls of rain throughout August, overall the amounts that fell were below average for the month, according to Met ireann....

 2021-09-02 14:34 

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'Serious issues' as to who knew what on UN post - Kelly...

Labour party leader Alan Kelly said there were "serious issues" as to who knew what in the run up to the appointment of Katherine Zappone as a UN special envoy....

 2021-09-02 12:55 

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Serial sex offender jailed for further 10 years...

A serial sex offender described by a judge as a serious threat to the safety of women has been jailed for a further ten years....

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