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 2021-05-31 15:22 

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Hottest day of the year as 23C recorded in west...

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, according to Met ireann, as thermometers hit 23C at one weather station in the west....

 2021-05-31 15:00 

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Vaccine portal to open for 44 year olds on Wednesday...

The vaccine registration portal will open for people aged 40 to 44 from this Wednesday, the Minister for Health has said....

 2021-05-31 14:07 

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Rose of Tralee Festival cancelled due to pandemic...

The Rose of Tralee Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to Covid-19....

 2021-05-31 13:30 

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SF's Boylan likely to put name forward for by-election...

Sinn Fin Senator Lynn Boylan has strongly indicated that she will put her name forward for selection at a party convention this week to choose a candidate for the Dublin Bay South by-election....

 2021-05-31 13:03 

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Children abused by parents and relatives, court told...

The jury in the trial of seven people accused of the sexual abuse of three children has heard they were seriously neglected and were sexually abused by their parents and relatives over a number of years....

 2021-05-31 12:44 

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Number in receipt of PUP falls to 309,000...

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys has said the number of people claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment for the coming week has dropped to 309,000....

 2021-05-31 12:36 

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Ex-TV station employee to face trial on theft charge...

A former payroll administrator in Virgin Media TV has been accused of stealing over 870,000 from the Irish television station over a ten year period....

 2021-05-31 11:35 

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How the 1941 North Strand bombings wiped out an entire family...

The German bombing of Dublin's North Strand caused the tragic deaths of seven members of the same family...

 2021-05-31 11:14 

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Enticements offered to boost vaccine take-up...

Even as many countries around the world struggle to secure vaccine doses, in other places, governments, companies and causes have had to entice hesitant citizens to get jabbed....

 2021-05-31 11:13 

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'Clear pathway' in place for fans to return to sport...

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers has said that the Government is putting in place "a clear pathway back" for spectators to be able to watch their teams playing sport....

 2021-05-31 10:54 

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HSE doing system repairs in line with clinical priority...

The Health Service Executive has said that it is working to get systems back up and running after the recent cyber attack, as quickly as possible in the safest way, for service users in line with clinical priority....

 2021-05-31 09:18 

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OECD forecasts Irish GDP growth of 4.2% for 2021...

The OECD has forecast that the Irish economy will grow by 4.2% in GDP terms this year....

 2021-05-31 09:15 

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Warning of Asian hornet threat to honey bees in Ireland...

An environmental scientist has warned of the possible impact of the Asian hornet, a large wasp-like species that has been discovered for the first time in Ireland last week....

 2021-05-31 09:03 

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Tarzan actor among seven presumed dead in plane crash...

All seven passengers aboard a plane, including Tarzan actor Joe Lara and his diet guru wife, are presumed dead after it crashed in a lake near the US city of Nashville, authorities said....

 2021-05-31 08:27 

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China to allow couples have three children...

China has announced that each couple would be permitted to have up to three children, a major policy shift from the existing limit of two children after recent data showed a dramatic decline in births in the world's most populous country....

 2021-05-31 07:53 

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Caution urged in UK amid fears of 'third wave'...

A leading scientific adviser to the British government has urged caution over the approach to the scheduled easing of Covid-19 restrictions next month....

 2021-05-31 07:29 

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China reports surge of Covid cases in Guangzhou city...

China has reported a sudden surge in Covid-19 infections in the country's south, with 18 new local cases yesterday in the city of Guangzhou, causing a flurry of flight cancellations....

 2021-05-31 07:21 

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Children abducted from Islamic school in Nigeria...

Gunmen kidnapped scores of children from an Islamic seminary in central Nigeria, officials said, the latest in a string of such incidents in the country....

 2021-05-31 07:15 

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Plea for public to observe public health guidelines...

Public health experts, garda and political figures have appealed to people to continue to observe public health guidelines, following gatherings of large crowds in areas of Dublin, Cork and Galway at the weekend....

 2021-05-31 06:33 

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Ryanair passenger jet makes emergency landing in Berlin...

A Ryanair passenger plane made an emergency landing in Berlin before resuming its journey to Poland, German police said late last night without releasing further details....

 2021-05-31 06:21 

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Frsa critical of low level of collective bargaining...

The Government is in danger of breaching international law unless Ireland's processes for collective bargaining are strengthened, the Frsa trade union has claimed....

 2021-05-31 04:45 

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Argentina is suspended as hosts of Copa America...

Football authorities in South America said Argentina's hosting of the Copa America football tournament has been suspended for what it said was the "current circumstances"....

 2021-05-31 00:01 

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Relationship breakdown a 'key trigger' of child poverty...

Relationship breakdown and mothers' or fathers' job loss are key triggers for transitions into child poverty according to new research from the ESRI....

 2021-05-30 23:44 

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Rise in recycling of electrical goods in Ireland - ERP...

Recycling of electrical appliances and goods rose sharply in Ireland last year, particularly in April and May....

 2021-05-30 22:06 

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Volunteer bakers help others to mark special occasions...

They say a picture is worth more than a thousand words but sometimes the mix of flour, sugar and butter can be too....

 2021-05-30 20:38 

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Massive crowd attends Indy 500 as Castroneves triumphs...

Brazil's Helio Castroneves won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday in front of 135,000 spectators....

 2021-05-30 18:01 

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Lowest daily Covid death toll in Italy for seven months...

Italy recorded 44 deaths from Covid-19 on Sunday, which was the lowest daily tally in more than seven months as the country continues to make progress with its coronavirus vaccinations....

 2021-05-30 16:47 

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Israeli opposition in talks to oust Benjamin Netanyahu...

Israelis are waiting to see whether nationalist hardliner Naftali Bennett will agree to join a governing coalition that could end the rule of the country's longest-serving leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

 2021-05-30 16:29 

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UN rights chief in call over deaths in Colombia...

The UN rights chief has voiced alarm at deadly clashes in the Colombian city of Cali, calling for an independent investigation and accountability for the violence....

 2021-05-30 15:30 

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Leaders call for action, inclusion at climate summit...

World leaders have called for more action and inclusion of all countries in the global drive towards a cleaner and greener planet at a climate summit hosted virtually by South Korea....

 2021-05-30 14:53 

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Mountaineer on a high after setting Everest record...

Former Hong Kong schoolteacher Tsang Yin-hung has said she always believed in aiming high after setting a new record for the fastest ascent of Everest by a woman....

 2021-05-30 14:19 

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Covid-19: 374 new cases; 35 people in ICU...

The Department of Health has been notified of 374 new cases of Covid-19, while the number of people in ICU remains the same at 35....

 2021-05-30 13:11 

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'It is hard now to get staff' - Bundoran business owner...

Hiring sufficient staff and retaining Government subsidies are among concerns expressed by businesses reopening in Bundoran over the coming weeks....

 2021-05-30 12:05 

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MS Ireland fundraising down by 33% due to pandemic...

MS Ireland has said its fundraising is down by around 33% from the previous year because of the pandemic....

 2021-05-30 11:50 

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'Might be time to slow down reopening', says expert...

Immunologist Professor Luke O'Neill has said there is more risk of Covid-19 spreading in dense crowds and that the next three or four weeks are critical....

 2021-05-30 09:31 

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Edwin Poots accuses EU of using NI as a 'plaything'...

DUP leader Edwin Poots has lambasted the EU for using Northern Ireland as a "plaything" over Brexit....

 2021-05-30 08:02 

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Over 270 rescued after Indonesian ferry catches fire...

Search teams are looking for one missing person after rescuing all other passengers from a large ferry that caught fire in Indonesia, an official said....

 2021-05-30 08:01 

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National Economic Plan to map out recovery plans...

It is widely expected that the Cabinet will approve and publish the Government's National Economic Plan next week....

 2021-05-30 08:01 

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Has business become 'woke' to the climate challenge?...

"It's not easy bein' green," Kermit the Frog famously sang in an episode of The Muppet Show in 1978....

 2021-05-30 07:06 

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CMO 'absolutely shocked' at large crowds in Dublin...

The Chief Medical Officer has said he was "absolutely shocked" by the crowds that gathered in parts of Dublin city centre yesterday....

 2021-05-30 07:00 

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Myanmar pro-democracy artists vow: 'We will win'...

On 1 June, it will be four months since a military coup overthrew Myanmar's elected government....

 2021-05-30 06:51 

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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are married - reports...

A former Conservative Party communications chief, Carrie Symonds, is now reportedly the wife of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after the pair held a secret wedding at London's Roman Catholic Westminster Cathedral yesterday....

 2021-05-30 01:39 

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Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro...

Tens of thousands of people in Brazil staged another day of protest against President Jair Bolsonaro, in particular for his chaotic handling of the pandemic, which has claimed nearly 460,000 lives here....

 2021-05-29 21:41 

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Havertz the hero as Chelsea win Champions League...

Chelsea have won the Champions League for the second time in nine years after Kai Havertz's first-half goal clinched a 1-0 win over Manchester City in Portugal....

 2021-05-29 16:48 

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Remains of 215 children found at Canadian former school...

The remains of 215 children have been discovered on the grounds of a former boarding school set up more than a century ago to assimilate Canada's indigenous peoples, according to a local tribe....

 2021-05-29 16:24 

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Chocolate-covered cicadas on the menu in flying visit...
 2021-05-29 13:35 

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'Free' HSE PCR tests cannot be used for holiday travel...

People cannot avail of "free" Covid testing from the HSE before going on holidays, Minister of State Ossian Smyth has confirmed....

 2021-05-29 12:52 

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US preparing sanctions against Belarusian government...

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden's government was also suspending a 2019 agreement between Washington and Minsk that allowed carriers from each country to use the other's airspace....

 2021-05-29 12:01 

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Fear level over Covid-19 'relatively high', says ESRI...

A senior research officer in the ESRI's Behavioural Research Unit has said many people are still feeling worried about Covid-19, describing the levels they have observed as "relatively high"....

 2021-05-29 10:37 

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Champions League final: Man City v Chelsea updates...

It's the big one. Follow all the action from tonight's decider right here....

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