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 2021-09-09 06:29 

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Sydney pubs to reopen next month as lockdown eases...

Sydney's cafes, restaurants and pubs are set to reopen in the second half of October after months of strict lockdown....

 2021-09-09 06:14 

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Childcare facilities face closure over lack of staff...

A third of childcare managers say their facility could face closure in the coming months due to an inability to recruit qualified workers, a new survey has found....

 2021-09-09 06:10 

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Fianna Fil meets in Cavan ahead of new Dil term...

The Fianna Fil parliamentary party meets in Co Cavan today to review last year's general election result and to plan for the upcoming Dil term....

 2021-09-09 00:01 

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More children are gaming online with strangers - study...

The number of children gaming with strangers online has risen, according to the charity CyberSafeKids in its annual report published today....

 2021-09-09 00:01 

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Donaldson to set out DUP's opposition to NI protocol...

DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson will set out the next steps in his party's opposition to the Northern Ireland protocol in a speech in Belfast today....

 2021-09-09 00:01 

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Female-only spaces needed in homeless services - report...

There is an urgent need for a female-only wellness centre to respond to the challenges faced by women experiencing homeless and addiction, according to a new report from Merchants Quay Ireland....

 2021-09-08 23:08 

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FF was 'too close' to the last government, review finds...

A majority of Fianna Fil members aged under 65 believe the party does not have a distinct identity and this contributed to the party's general election result last year....

 2021-09-08 19:22 

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US group 'dismayed' over Troubles amnesty proposal...

A US group of Irish American political leaders and diplomats has criticised the UK government's proposed amnesty to address the legacy issues of the Troubles, describing it as alarming to human rights experts....

 2021-09-08 19:10 

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Holmes 'lied and cheated' for money, fraud trial hears...

Fallen biotech star Elizabeth Holmes' closely watched fraud trial opened today in California, with prosecutors arguing she spouted grandiose, false claims about her once-billion-dollar blood testing company to cheat investors....

 2021-09-08 18:36 

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WHO wants richer countries to delay boosters until 2022...

The World Health Organization has called for countries to avoid giving out extra Covid jabs until "at least" the end of this year, pointing to the millions worldwide who have yet to receive a single dose....

 2021-09-08 18:36 

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Extra hours to help students affected by Covid closures...

Schools are to be given additional teaching hours to help mitigate the impact that school closures and other Covid related restrictions have had on the learning and wellbeing of students....

 2021-09-08 18:20 

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New fund worth 500,000 for domestic violence survivors...

Safe Ireland and Airbnb have today announced the launch of the 'Safe Ireland Survivor Fund' for domestic violence survivors, refuges, and support centres in Ireland....

 2021-09-08 17:44 

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Covid booster for over 65s in care homes, all over 80s...

Residents aged 65 years and older living in long term residential care facilities and people aged 80 years and older living in the community are set to receive a booster dose of an mRNA Covid-19 vaccine....

 2021-09-08 17:40 

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Two top officials leading Slintecare programme resign...

Two of the top officials leading the Government's Slintecare health reform programme have resigned....

 2021-09-08 17:37 

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19 counties to benefit from 9m fund for outdoor dining...

Locations in 19 nineteen counties will benefit from a 9million fund aimed at enhancing outdoor dining suitable for the Irish climate....

 2021-09-08 16:36 

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Denmark wants some migrants to work for welfare cash...

Migrants in Denmark will be told to complete 37 hours' work a week in order to receive welfare benefits, the government has said....

 2021-09-08 15:21 

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Cavan prepares for Leona Maguire's homecoming...

Preparations are under way at the Slieve Russell Hotel in Co Cavan for the homecoming of Solheim Cup star Leona Maguire....

 2021-09-08 14:58 

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Economy to return to pre-Covid levels early next year...

The chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency, Conor O'Kelly, has told an audience of investors that the economy is set to return to pre-pandemic levels of activity early next year....

 2021-09-08 14:50 

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Ireland honours peacekeepers at the United Nations...

Ireland has hosted an event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York honouring UN Peacekeepers....

 2021-09-08 14:29 

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Taoiseach to host EU's NI protocol negotiator...

The Taoiseach Michel Martin will host Maro efcovic, the EU's chief interlocutor on the Northern Ireland Protocol, for dinner tonight at Government Buildings ahead of Mr efcovic's meeting with political leaders and stakeholders in the North in the ...

 2021-09-08 14:17 

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1,545 Covid-19 cases, with 43 further deaths confirmed...

The Department of Health has been notified of 1,545 new cases of Covid-19. The number of people in hospital who have tested positive for the virus is 335, a reduction of 32 since yesterday. Of these, 56 are in intensive care units, a decrease of three....

 2021-09-08 13:28 

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Consequences of pandemic landed 'on shoulders of women'...

Women and girls have experienced the pandemic in a very different way across the world to men, according to Dr Mike Ryan of the World Health Organization....

 2021-09-08 13:09 

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UK minister mixes up Rashford with rugby player Itoje...

British Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said he had met England footballer Marcus Rashford online when he had in fact met rugby player Maro Itoje, it has been reported....

 2021-09-08 12:42 

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Donohoe says Zappone did not lobby him for job...

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said he suggested towards the end of last year that Katherine Zappone "have a chat" with Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney to get his advice on things....

 2021-09-08 12:39 

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No changes to Budget framework - Donohoe...

The Minister for Finance has said he is not looking at making any further changes to the framework for October's budget beyond what was set out in the Summer Economic Statement, despite better than expected tax receipts in recent months....

 2021-09-08 12:29 

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Man jailed for Kildare baseball bat attack...

A truck driver who beat another man to death with a baseball bat in Co Kildare over seven years ago has been sentenced to 11 years in prison....

 2021-09-08 12:10 

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Afghan cricket board awaits word on women's game...

Afghanistan cricket chiefs are still awaiting instructions from the country's new Taliban government on the future of the women's game and are not anticipating a decision any time soon, a top cricket official has said....

 2021-09-08 11:54 

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Garda hoping to reunite jewellery, watches with owners...

Garda in Dublin have appealed to the public to identify the owners of a substantial volume of jewellery that was recovered following a number of searches....

 2021-09-08 11:34 

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Study shows PCR saliva tests almost as accurate as swab...

A study conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has shown that a PCR test using saliva to check for Covid-19 is almost as accurate as the standard nose and throat swab....

 2021-09-08 11:14 

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Russian emergencies minister dies during training drill...

Russian Emergencies Minister Yevgeny Zinichev has died while attempting to save a person's life during training exercises in the Arctic city of Norilsk....

 2021-09-08 11:04 

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Virginia to remove statue of Confederate general...

A statue of Confederate Civil War General Robert E Lee, a focus of protests over racial injustice in the US state of Virginia, is scheduled to be removed after a year-long legal battle over its future....

 2021-09-08 10:51 

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The Open returns to Royal Portrush in 2025...

The Open Championship will return to Royal Portrush, after organisers confirmed that the 2025 edition of the major will be held in Co. Antrim....

 2021-09-08 10:28 

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Schools 'under pressure' over close contact increases...

Allowing unvaccinated, asymptomatic confirmed close contacts of a Covid-19 case return to the classroom would be a cause for concern, according to the President of the Irish Primary Principals Network....

 2021-09-08 09:40 

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Status Yellow warning for rain and thunderstorms...

Met ireann has issued a Status Yellow rain and thunderstorm warning for the entire country....

 2021-09-08 08:53 

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Bataclan survivor - 'Something we live with every day'...

An Irish woman, who along with her then boyfriend, survived the 2015 Paris attacks has said the opening of today's criminal trial in France "can only be a good thing"....

 2021-09-08 08:46 

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Hong Kong police arrest Tiananmen vigil organisers...

Hong Kong police have arrested four members of the group behind the city's Tiananmen Square vigils, a day after they refused to cooperate with a national security investigation....

 2021-09-08 08:26 

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Idaho activates healthcare rationing due to Covid-19...

The US state of Idaho has activated "crisis standards of care" to allow for healthcare rationing at hospitals in northern parts of the state due to a surge in Covid-19 patients requiring hospitalisation....

 2021-09-08 07:47 

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One dead in 7.0 magnitude quake in Mexico...

At least one man has died after a 7.0 magnitude quake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco....

 2021-09-08 07:46 

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Sea of plastic: Med pollution under spotlight...

Plastic packaging and discarded fishing nets bob in the tranquil waters of the Mediterranean, signs of the pollution that has stirred strong feelings at the world conservation congress in the French port city Marseille this week....

 2021-09-08 07:06 

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Cheers and tears as Irish Paralympic heroes return home...

There was an outburst of cheers, tears and applause at Dublin airport late last night as Team Ireland returned home, among them, medal-winning swimmers and cyclists....

 2021-09-08 06:31 

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41 killed in fire at overcrowded Indonesian prison...

At least 41 people were killed and dozens of others were injured when a fire broke out at an overcrowded Indonesian prison when most inmates were asleep....

 2021-09-08 06:29 

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Britney Spears' father files to end conservatorship...

The father of Britney Spears has filed a petition to end the conservatorship that has controlled the pop superstar's life and career since 2008....

 2021-09-08 06:24 

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Blinken to hold talks in Germany as Taliban name govt...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks in Germany, following a visit to Qatar, the largest transit hub in a massive airlift from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-08 06:16 

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France's biggest trial to open over 2015 terror attacks...

The biggest trial in France's modern legal history will begin today over the November 2015 attacks on Paris that saw 130 people killed at bars, restaurants and the Bataclan concert hall....

 2021-09-08 06:09 

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Goats deployed in unique conservation project in Howth...

A herd of goats - and a newly employed goat herder - are being deployed in North County Dublin this morning, in a groundbreaking conservation grazing project....

 2021-09-08 06:03 

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Investigation after three people found dead in Kerry...

An investigation is under way in north Kerry into the deaths of three people, all from the same family, at a house near the village of Lixnaw....

 2021-09-08 02:01 

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Samaritans answer a call every 56 seconds - 2020 report...

Samaritans' volunteers in Ireland answered a call for help every 56 seconds last year according to its latest Impact Report....

 2021-09-07 23:09 

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Bodies of 3 people with gunshot wounds found in Kerry...

The bodies of three people have been discovered at a house in north Co Kerry....

 2021-09-07 22:18 

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Coveney visit to United Nations delayed by 24 hours...

There will be a 24-hour delay in the arrival in New York of Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney for his scheduled UN visit....

 2021-09-07 21:16 

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'No simple answers' - left in limbo with Long Covid...

As much as doctors would like to Long Covid sufferers some sense of when they might recover, they are not in a position to do so, explains Sarah McInerney....

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