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 2021-06-04 13:46 

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CAO offers to be made on 7 September...

Leaving Certificate students will receive offers of college places on 7 September this year, four days after they receive their exam results....

 2021-06-04 13:07 

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Covid-19: Dept reports 529 cases, 28 in ICU...

The Department of Health has confirmed 529 new cases of Covid-19. This is the highest number of daily cases reported since Thursday, May 20 when there were 524 new infections....

 2021-06-04 12:44 

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Barretstown invites families back after 15 months...

A children's charity that offers specially designed camps for children living with serious illnesses has reopened its doors after being closed for 15 months due to the pandemic....

 2021-06-04 12:36 

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Man dies after swimming accident off Dalkey...

A man in his 20s has died after getting into difficulty while swimming off the Dalkey coast in Dublin....

 2021-06-04 12:08 

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Individual received 'extortion type email' - Tusla...

The CEO of Tusla has said that a member of the public received an "extortion type email" after sensitive information about the individual was accessed....

 2021-06-04 11:58 

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GDP rises by 7.8% in first quarter - CSO...

The economy grew strongly by 7.8% in GDP terms in the first three months of the year, according to the latest figures from Central Statistics Office....

 2021-06-04 11:40 

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UK approves Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds...

Britain's medicines regulator has said it has approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer/BioNTech for use on 12 to 15-year-olds, following similar clearances in the US and the EU....

 2021-06-04 11:33 

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Live Register and PUP figures down 14% in May...

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that there were 844,237 people in April either on the Live Register or in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment or the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme....

 2021-06-04 11:10 

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German archbishop resignation offer over abuse failures...

Germany's influential Archbishop of Munich, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has offered his resignation to Pope Francis, over the church's handling of child sex abuse scandals....

 2021-06-04 10:35 

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Ousting of Foster savage and humiliating, says Robinson...

Former Democratic Unionist Party leader and Stormont first minister Peter Robinson has labelled the ousting of Arlene Foster from those posts as savage, humiliating, and vindictive....

 2021-06-04 09:20 

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Australian media fined for breach in Pell case...

An Australian court has ordered a dozen media firms to pay a total of A$1.1m (695,000) in fines for breaching a suppression order on reporting the conviction, since overturned, of former Vatican treasurer George Pell for child sexual assault....

 2021-06-04 09:13 

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Committee confirms invite to homes' commissioners...

The chair of the Oireachtas Children's Committee has confirmed that the committee will be inviting the three commissioners from the now-disbanded Mother and Baby Homes Commission to address the committee....

 2021-06-04 09:11 

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Circle K to start selling Covid-19 antigen tests...

Forecourt operator and retailer Circle K is to start selling Covid-19 antigen tests in all stores, excluding Circle K Express, from this weekend....

 2021-06-04 08:35 

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Cyber attack impact 'beyond comprehension' - Reid...

Health Service Executive Chief Paul Reid has said the ongoing impact of the cyber attack is "beyond comprehension" and it will take a few more weeks yet to fully restore the IT systems....

 2021-06-04 07:42 

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Arctic sea ice 'thinning much faster than thought'...

Arctic sea ice, which is frozen seawater floating on the ocean surface, may be thinning in coastal regions up to twice as fast as previously thought, scientists believe....

 2021-06-04 07:27 

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US can't explain UFOs, but aliens not ruled out - NYT...

There is no evidence that unexplained aerial phenomena spotted in recent years by US military personnel are aliens, an upcoming government report has found, according to a New York Times report, but officials still can't explain the mysterious aircraf...

 2021-06-04 07:00 

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Portraits shine light on women's 'forgotten' stories...

A new exhibition at Dublin Castle shines a light on the wives of the men who governed Ireland before independence....

 2021-06-04 06:55 

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Health officials to discuss high Limerick Covid rates...

The Minister for Health and the Chief Medical Officer are to meet Limerick health officials and politicians today over rising Covid-19 figures in the county....

 2021-06-04 06:43 

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Hong Kong cracks down on Tiananmen commemorations...

Hong Kong police have arrested an organiser of annual vigils for the victims of China's 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on pro-democracy protesters....

 2021-06-04 06:30 

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Fears of spike as Delta variant detected in Melbourne...

Australia's Victoria state authorities say they have detected the highly infectious Delta (India) Covid-19 virus variant for the first time in the latest outbreak in Melbourne, stoking concerns of a major spike in cases....

 2021-06-04 06:21 

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EU pessimism grows over any NI protocol breakthrough...

The EU is growing increasingly pessimistic about the prospects of a breakthrough on how the Northern Ireland Protocol is implemented, with senior officials and diplomats warning that the UK appears determined to undermine it....

 2021-06-04 05:16 

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Belarus activists denounce Protasevich 'hostage' video...

The detained journalist Roman Protasevich has appeared on Belarusian state television tearfully confessing to his role in anti-government protests in an interview which the opposition said was made under duress....

 2021-06-04 04:17 

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Pascal Donohue to attend G7 summit in London...

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, will today be among the ministers attending the first in-person G7 finance meeting since the start of the pandemic....

 2021-06-03 22:59 

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Coveney urges UK to compromise on NI Protocol...

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said it is not in Ireland's interest to see further legal action or trade disputes between the European Union and UK because of lack of progress on implementing the Northern Ireland Protocol....

 2021-06-03 21:49 

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Girls campaign to boost numbers cycling to school...

Research from Green Schools shows that aside from common cyclist safety concerns, girls are also dealing with social issues such as peer pressure, the idea that cycling is 'uncool', and harassment on the roads from drivers and young men....

 2021-06-03 18:50 

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Parrott saves Irish blushes as Kenny finally wins match...

Ireland survived a huge scare to come from behind and beat Andorra 4-1 to secure Stephen Kenny's first victory since taking over as the national team manager....

 2021-06-03 18:38 

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Social housing - investor goldmine or public good?...

As housing lists balloon, local authorities are increasingly signing long-term leases for social housing. But whether they are getting value for money is an open question, explains Louise Byrne....

 2021-06-03 18:05 

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Report recommends introduction of free public transport...

A review of future road projects with a view to possibly reallocating funds to more sustainable modes of transport is among the recommendations in an Oireachtas committee report....

 2021-06-03 16:54 

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Vaccine hesitancy in Australia may hamper travel plans...

Australia is one of the slowest countries in the developed world to immunise its population against Covid-19 due to supply shortages, logistical problems and recent rising vaccine hesitancy....

 2021-06-03 16:20 

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Mother-and-baby home testimonies a 'waste of time'...

Tuam historian Catherine Corless has described revelations about evidence given to the confidential committee as an "eye opener", which confirmed survivors' feelings were not considered by the Commission of Investigation....

 2021-06-03 14:40 

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Aer Lingus proposes cuts to staff pay and conditions...

Aer Lingus has proposed significant cuts to the pay, conditions and employer pension contributions of cabin crew and ground handling staff, as the airline struggles to recover from the Covid pandemic....

 2021-06-03 14:36 

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Boy tells court he was given pills to make him sleep...

An 11-year-old boy who was allegedly raped and sexually abused by family members has told the Central Criminal Court he and his sister received messages while they were in foster care together telling them to run away....

 2021-06-03 14:22 

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Zalando gives staff 5 extra days off to reward pressure...

Europe's biggest online only fashion retailer Zalando, which has seen sales soar during coronavirus lockdowns, said today it will grant all staff an extra week off in recognition of the pressure of recent months....

 2021-06-03 14:16 

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Devastating impact of attack cannot be overstated - HSE...

The CEO of the Health Service Executive Paul Reid has said the damage caused by the cyber attack but he said "it cannot be overstated the devastating impact that it has had on the health service"....

 2021-06-03 14:13 

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Biden to meet Britain's Queen Elizabeth after G7 summit...

US President Joe Biden will meet Britain's Queen Elizabeth after he attends a G7 summit in London later this month....

 2021-06-03 13:13 

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Latest HSE Covid-19 briefing...

Welcome to today's live coverage of the weekly Covid-19 briefing from the HSE...

 2021-06-03 12:14 

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Lunney says he asked kidnappers not to cut off fingers...

Kevin Lunney has told the Special Criminal Court that a man who "scored" the letters QIH on his body with a blade told him he was doing it "so you know why you are here"....

 2021-06-03 12:07 

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Man jailed for life over role in Douglas murder...

A 32-year-old man has been jailed for life by the Special Criminal Court for his role in the murder of David 'Daith' Douglas in Dublin five years ago....

 2021-06-03 11:59 

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Numbers testing positive for Covid in England up 22%...

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in England has risen by 22%, reaching the highest level in six weeks....

 2021-06-03 11:38 

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Policing Authority chief calls for independent data...

Policing Authority Chief Executive Helen Hall has said she thinks that getting independent data and evidence that policing is performed consistently across the country remains elusive....

 2021-06-03 11:38 

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Blanchardstown to get first local diversity forum...

Minister for Justice Heather Humphreys has told the Dil that the first local diversity forum in the country will be set up in Blanchardstown in Dublin in the wake of the controversy over the shooting of George Nkencho....

 2021-06-03 11:33 

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Extra toilets and bins set for Dublin city this weekend...

The decision to provide portaloos and extra bins in Dublin City centre this weekend had been welcomed by the Lord Mayor....

 2021-06-03 11:33 

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Extra toilets and bins set for Dublin city this weekend...

The decision to provide portaloos and extra bins in Dublin City centre this weekend has been welcomed by the Lord Mayor....

 2021-06-03 11:08 

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Bauer Media lifts ban on Irish Times contributors...

The Bauer Media Group has announced the restrictions relating to contributors from the Irish Times appearing on its radio stations - such as Newstalk and Today FM - has been lifted....

 2021-06-03 10:48 

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Netanyahu hits back at deal to unseat him as PM...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fought back against an agreement by his political opponents for a government of left-wing, centrist and right-wing parties aimed at unseating him....

 2021-06-03 10:43 

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Mother-and-baby home authors urged to address cttee...

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has called for the authors of the report by the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes to address the Oireachtas in relation to their findings....

 2021-06-03 10:26 

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Explainer: Countries vaccinating children against Covid...
 2021-06-03 10:00 

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Covid immunity lasts nine months post-infection - HIQA...

The duration of immunity from Covid-19 post-infection should be extended from six to nine months, the Health Information and Quality Authority has said....

 2021-06-03 09:21 

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Heathrow Airport to use renewable jet fuel...

London Heathrow Airport will use sustainable jet fuel for the first time as part of a test ahead of a Group of Seven (G7) rich nations summit in the UK next week....

 2021-06-03 09:18 

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136 children kidnapped from school in Nigeria...

Gunmen seized 136 children from an Islamic seminary in central Nigeria at the weekend, the state government said, the latest in a string of such incidents plaguing Africa's most populous nation....

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