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 2021-09-16 12:10 

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Longford ready for African carnival for Culture Night...

Final preparations are being made across the country for Culture Night, which returns for its sixteenth edition tomorrow....

 2021-09-16 11:59 

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France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers...

Thousands of health workers across France have been suspended without pay for failing to get vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of a deadline this week, Health Minister Olivier Veran has said....

 2021-09-16 11:31 

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Man admits helping Estonian hitman in gang feud...

A 62-year-old man has admitted that he collected an Estonian hitman who was brought to Ireland in 2017 by the Kinahan organised crime gang to kill a rival Hutch gang member....

 2021-09-16 10:56 

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Donegal TD says mica crisis a 'national emergency'...

Resolving the crisis of mica-impacted homes will take a massive injection of capital and the Government needs to "bite the bullet" on what is now a national emergency, according to Donegal TD Joe McHugh....

 2021-09-16 10:50 

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M&S to close 11 franchise stores in France after Brexit...

British retailer Marks & Spencer said it would close all 11 franchise stores with partner SFH in France over the coming months after new trade rules in place since Britain left the European Union hit product availability....

 2021-09-16 10:41 

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Third of HSE spend on PPE written off, PAC told...

More than a third of the over 900 million the HSE spent on personal protective equipment last year had to be written off because of the large quantities purchased and the high prices paid, the Comptroller and Auditor General has said....

 2021-09-16 10:38 

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Green Party TD loses court challenge over CETA deal...

Green Party TD Patrick Costello has lost his challenge to the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement trade deal between the EU and Canada....

 2021-09-16 10:30 

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Italy to require Covid 'green pass' for workplaces...

Italy is set to make the country's anti-covid "green pass" obligatory for all employees, in a bid to boost vaccine rates ahead of the winter flu season....

 2021-09-16 10:27 

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DUP leader hopes President rethinks centenary decision...

The DUP leader has asked if a decision by President Michael D Higgins to decline an invitation to attend a church service to mark Northern Ireland's centenary was taken "for political reasons"....

 2021-09-16 10:20 

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Former Commissioner Hogan joins law firm DLA Piper...

US law firm DLA Piper has appointed former European Commissioner Phil Hogan as a senior strategic and political advisor to the firm....

 2021-09-16 10:03 

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Slintecare Advisory Council to meet Donnelly on reform...

The Slintecare Implementation Advisory Council will discuss the reform programme and recent high-profile resignations when it meets Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly today....

 2021-09-16 09:36 

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NPHET to consider report on mask wearing for children...

The National Public Health Emergency Team is meeting to review the latest data on Covid-19 in Ireland and to advise the Government....

 2021-09-16 09:24 

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US lawyer who plotted own shooting to turn himself in...

A prominent South Carolina lawyer whose wife and son were murdered in June and who allegedly conspired with a man to have himself shot dead so a surviving son could collect a $10 million insurance payout will surrender to authorities, local media has repo...

 2021-09-16 08:55 

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Harris allegation 'an abuse of privilege', TD claims...

An allegation made in the Dil yesterday by Sinn Fin politician Matt Carthy about Minister Simon Harris was "appalling" and "an abuse of Dil privilege", a Fine Gael TD has said....

 2021-09-16 08:33 

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Marques sentence 'reflects harm' done to children...

The sentence handed down to an Irish man described as the world's largest facilitator of child abuse images is a significant one that reflects the harm done to children and the scale and complexity of his enterprise, according to the head of the Garda...

 2021-09-16 08:23 

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Some disruption to periods after vaccine reported in UK...

More than 30,000 women in the UK have reported disruption to their periods after Covid-19 vaccination, but the changes are "short-lived";, according to an article in a leading medical journal....

 2021-09-16 08:00 

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Greenhouse gas emissions continued to increase in 2020...

The World Meteorological Organisation has said concentrations of major greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continued to increase last year and during the first half of this year, and that Covid-19 did not slow the relentless advance of climate change....

 2021-09-16 07:54 

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British woman in appeal over Cyprus rape claim case...

A British woman convicted of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus is said to be "anxious but upbeat" ahead of her appeal at the country's Supreme Court....

 2021-09-16 07:48 

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Vaccine uptake gives hope in Australia's Covid battle...

Australia's Victoria state reported its biggest one-day rise in Covid cases of the year as a surge in vaccinations nationwide raised hope for easing restrictions with almost 70% of the adult population having had a first dose....

 2021-09-16 07:35 

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Ryanair raises passenger target to 225m a year by 2026...

Ryanair has raised its long-term traffic forecast and said it expects to fly 225 million passengers a year by 2026, up from 200 million previously as it eyes a strong recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-09-16 07:21 

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White House offers to talk to Minaj about vaccines...

The White House is willing to set up a call for rapper Nicki Minaj about the safety and effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccine after she said she wanted to do more research on vaccines before getting one....

 2021-09-16 07:21 

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Philippines will not cooperate with ICC drug war probe...

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with the International Criminal Court's probe into the country's drug war, his lawyer has said, after its judges found the crackdown could be a crime against humanity....

 2021-09-16 07:00 

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Stripe to create hundreds of additional jobs in Dublin...

Payments company Stripe is to create "hundreds" of additional engineering jobs in Dublin over the next three years....

 2021-09-16 06:35 

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Australia to get nuclear subs in new military deal...

The United States has announced a new alliance with Australia and Britain to strengthen military capabilities in the face of growing rivalry with China, including a new Australian nuclear submarine fleet and cruise missiles....

 2021-09-16 06:24 

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UN: 'Global implications' if Afghan situation escalates...

Afghanistan needs urgent and sustained support from the international community to prevent a larger humanitarian crisis, the head of the UN refugee agency has said....

 2021-09-16 06:11 

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SpaceX launches first all-civilian crew to orbit Earth...

A billionaire e-commerce executive and three less-wealthy private citizens have blasted off from Florida aboard a SpaceX rocket ship, to be the first all-civilian crew to orbit the Earth....

 2021-09-16 06:08 

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Victims to raise Troubles 'amnesty' concerns with UN...

Opposition to a British government plan to ban future prosecutions related to the Troubles is to be raised with a United Nations body....

 2021-09-15 23:16 

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Minaj's vaccine claim false - Trinidad health minister...

Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has criticised as "false" the claim by American rapper Nicki Minaj that a person on the Caribbean island suffered swollen testicles after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine....

 2021-09-15 20:46 

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Prisoners began digging tunnel 10 months before escape...

Palestinian prisoners who broke out of a high-security Israeli jail this month began digging their escape tunnel in December, lawyers for two of the arrested escapees said today....

 2021-09-15 20:36 

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World's largest tree threatened by California wildfires...

One of California's most famous groves of giant sequoias is threatened by a small but intense wildfire burning in Sequoia National Park, officials said....

 2021-09-15 20:07 

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Top US general responds to claims of secret China calls...

The office of America's top general has pushed back against a report in a new book that he went around the nation's civilian leaders to place secret calls to his Chinese counterpart over concerns about then-President Donald Trump....

 2021-09-15 19:47 

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Ireland to give up to 2m Covid jabs to poorer nations...

Ireland is to donate one to two million Covid-19 vaccines to developing countries this year....

 2021-09-15 19:30 

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Pope rails against vaccine 'denier' cardinals...

Pope Francis has spoke out against "denier" cardinals who refused the coronavirus vaccine, in an apparent swipe at his main opponent who recently contracted Covid....

 2021-09-15 19:07 

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Coveney says he regrets 'preventable controversy'...

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has told the Dil that he regrets the "preventable controversy" over the appointment of Katherine Zappone as UN special envoy....

 2021-09-15 18:17 

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Government agrees appointment of seven judges...

The Government has agreed to appoint five judges to the High Court, one judge to the Special Criminal Court and one judge to the District Court....

 2021-09-15 18:03 

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US gymnasts slam FBI, USA Gymnastics over Nassar abuse...

US gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols have testified before the US Senate over sexual abuse allegations against team doctor Larry Nassar....

 2021-09-15 17:28 

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45 Leaving Cert results withheld over cheating fears...

Some students who sat the Leaving Certificate this year have not been given results over fears that they have cheated....

 2021-09-15 16:26 

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Messages from murder accused to friend read in court...

A friend of a man who is accused of murdering his wife in Dublin four years ago testified at the Central Criminal Court today that Renato Gehlen told him he had killed her....

 2021-09-15 16:15 

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Leinster confirm 75% capacity for season opener...

More than 35,000 fans will be allowed attend Leinster's United Rugby Championship opener next week, after the province confirmed they have will make 75% of the Aviva Stadium's capacity available....

 2021-09-15 15:26 

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Taoiseach: Govt to 'keep close eye' on college rents...

Taoiseach Michel Martin has that the Government would keep a "close eye on third level colleges to make sure they don't charge exorbitant rents"....

 2021-09-15 15:22 

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Runaway IS bride Shamima Begum begs for forgiveness...

Former IS-bride Shamima Begum has begged the British public for forgiveness, saying there is "no evidence" she was a key player in preparing terrorist acts and is prepared to prove her innocence in court....

 2021-09-15 15:02 

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1,185 new cases of Covid-19, death toll reaches 5,179...

The Department of Health has confirmed 1,185 new cases of Covid-19....

 2021-09-15 14:39 

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Higgins will not attend NI centenary service with Queen...

President Michael D Higgins has declined an invitation to attend a church service with Britain's Queen Elizabeth next month to mark Northern Ireland's centenary....

 2021-09-15 13:38 

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UK court accepts request from Prince Andrew's accuser...

US lawyers representing the woman who is suing Britain's Prince Andrew for alleged sexual assault have asked the British courts to notify the royal about the case....

 2021-09-15 12:58 

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40 coronavirus outbreaks in schools last week - HSPC...

There were 40 outbreaks of Covid-19 in schools last week, according to the latest data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre....

 2021-09-15 12:46 

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Committee will invite Zappone to discuss UN appointment...

The Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs is to ask Katherine Zappone to speak about her appointment as an UN special envoy last July....

 2021-09-15 12:31 

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Johnson set to carry out UK cabinet reshuffle...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will carry out a Cabinet reshuffle to appoint a "strong and united" team, No 10 sources confirmed....

 2021-09-15 12:09 

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PUP numbers fall by over 25,500 on college return...

The number of people in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) has fallen to 114,600 this week, a drop of 25,526....

 2021-09-15 11:58 

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ASTI, TUI 'disappointed' at C02 monitor delivery delay...

The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has expressed "disappointment and dismay" at confirmation that the delivery of 10,000 C02 monitors to schools will be delayed for some weeks....

 2021-09-15 11:33 

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Afghan girls' football team flees to Pakistan...

Members of Afghanistan's national girls' football team have fled across the border into Pakistan, a month after the hardline Taliban swept back into power....

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