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Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech
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Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech

3 hours ago 22,717 Views 29 Comments

TDs from the Rural Independent Group have criticised the bill, accusing the government of ignoring the people of rural Ireland.

Brown Thomas and Arnotts remove 470 cosmetic glitter products from sale
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Brown Thomas and Arnotts remove 470 cosmetic glitter products from sale

5 hours ago 33,486 Views 10 Comments

The group said the move is part of its drive to reduce plastic pollution and manage its environmental footprint.

Internal Department of Health review finds no evidence of 'secret dossiers' on children with autism
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Internal Department of Health review finds no evidence of 'secret dossiers' on children with autism

9 hours ago 7,853 Views 12 Comments

The department launched a fact-finding review following an RTÉ Prime Time broadcast this year.

Policing Authority says relationship between gardaí and students 'significantly deteriorated' in recent months
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Policing Authority says relationship between gardaí and students 'significantly deteriorated' in recent months

Tue 7:44 PM 19,874 Views 24 Comments

Students reported being fined for being on a walk within their 5km and having food deliveries stopped and checked for purchases of alcohol.

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
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Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state

Tue 5:56 PM 20,409 Views 38 Comments

The administration said the people of Washington DC deserve full representation in the US Congress.

Government signs-off on plan for directly elected mayor for Limerick
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Government signs-off on plan for directly elected mayor for Limerick

Tue 3:06 PM 5,757 Views 10 Comments

An election will be held later this year if the public health situation allows it.

Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm
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Operator of Aer Lingus regional service Stobart Air sold to Isle of Man firm

Tue 1:46 PM 14,580 Views 3 Comments

The airline said it is well positioned as markets return and economies begin to recover.

It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?
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It's been 'another rollercoaster week' - so what does the Q2 plan for the vaccine rollout look like now?

Sat 12:05 AM 29,747 Views 18 Comments
  • All 60-69s to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Health officials hope the J&J jab will come back on stream this quarter
  • Government still confident of June vaccine target, Michelle Hennessy reports.
Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works
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Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 10:03 AM 82,322 Views 59 Comments

Those aged 69 can register today and will be notified shortly about their appointments.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
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Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,712 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Apr 12th 2021, 6:30 PM 19,575 Views 10 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to 65-69s and the registration system?
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Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to 65-69s and the registration system?

Apr 12th 2021, 12:04 PM 23,394 Views 0 Comments

The registration system for this cohort is due to launch shortly.

'Vaccine lottery for SNAs': Union says jabs given to all staff in some schools while others overlooked
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'Vaccine lottery for SNAs': Union says jabs given to all staff in some schools while others overlooked

Apr 9th 2021, 2:23 PM 12,977 Views 24 Comments

The union is calling for SNAs to be designated as frontline healthcare workers and prioritised for vaccines.

Tusla confirms 'unapproved email' about registering for vaccines sent to staff who were not eligible
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Tusla confirms 'unapproved email' about registering for vaccines sent to staff who were not eligible

Apr 8th 2021, 7:16 PM 22,776 Views 10 Comments

The agency said it has conducted checks in other regions and this appears to be an isolated incident.

Mid-April vaccine target for over 70s won't be met as GP rollout struggles with delivery delays
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Mid-April vaccine target for over 70s won't be met as GP rollout struggles with delivery delays

Apr 8th 2021, 6:10 PM 74,208 Views 98 Comments

Some GPs have opted not to sign up to vaccinate high risk groups due to the pressure and stress of the programme to date.

Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands
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Vaccine priority: All three teacher unions agree to ballot for industrial action if government doesn't meet demands

Apr 7th 2021, 11:02 AM 99,134 Views 323 Comments

The three unions tabled a joint motion on the issue.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Apr 5th 2021, 6:30 PM 19,620 Views 8 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

'Any increase in social mixing is incredibly risky': The key points you need to know from today's NPHET briefing
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'Any increase in social mixing is incredibly risky': The key points you need to know from today's NPHET briefing

Mar 31st 2021, 5:40 PM 39,097 Views 91 Comments

New research suggests there has been a “substantial increase” in social visits to homes.

Wider-scale retrospective contact tracing begins today - here's how it'll work
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Wider-scale retrospective contact tracing begins today - here's how it'll work

Mar 31st 2021, 12:54 PM 14,035 Views 13 Comments

For the 20% of cases categorised as community transmission, additional questions will be asked about their movements over the previous seven days.

Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management
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Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,879 Views 13 Comments

The survey was circulated the same week management shared results of its own official survey.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mar 29th 2021, 6:30 PM 19,129 Views 5 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Ahead of Q2 ramp-up, HSE looks at shortening application process for vaccinators
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Ahead of Q2 ramp-up, HSE looks at shortening application process for vaccinators

Mar 27th 2021, 9:30 AM 21,880 Views 33 Comments

Some 4,000 people have applied for the roles but a large proportion are offering to work part-time only.

HSE to roll-out widescale retrospective contact tracing from 31 March
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HSE to roll-out widescale retrospective contact tracing from 31 March

Mar 25th 2021, 5:47 PM 28,583 Views 37 Comments

Around 20% of cases are currently identified as community transmission.

Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines
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Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 13,731 Views 23 Comments

Dr Lorraine Nolan also said the public can be assured the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:30 PM 17,739 Views 3 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses
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'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses

Mar 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 41,253 Views 49 Comments

The legislation is due to be reviewed this year.

EU Commission agrees delivery top-up with Pfizer/BioNTech - Ireland to receive additional 110,000 doses in second quarter
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EU Commission agrees delivery top-up with Pfizer/BioNTech - Ireland to receive additional 110,000 doses in second quarter

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 12:32 PM 31,750 Views 36 Comments

The agreement would see an additional 10 million doses being delivered to member states over the next three months.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mar 15th 2021, 6:30 PM 22,912 Views 23 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Explainer: What we know so far about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine pause in Ireland
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Explainer: What we know so far about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine pause in Ireland

Mar 15th 2021, 2:45 PM 17,297 Views 27 Comments

The pause followed an alert from Norwegian authorities about four serious blood clotting cases.

Malta, Hungary and Denmark topping EU vaccine tables - what can we learn from them?
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Malta, Hungary and Denmark topping EU vaccine tables - what can we learn from them?

Mar 14th 2021, 9:30 PM 45,716 Views 59 Comments

Different approaches to the roll-out have been taken across the EU.

Reader Q&A: How are high risk groups being identified and where will they get their vaccines?
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Reader Q&A: How are high risk groups being identified and where will they get their vaccines?

Mar 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,342 Views 27 Comments

The government expects to have access to close to four million vaccine doses in the second quarter of the year.

Debunked: No, all Direct Provision residents at Mosney are not receiving vaccine ahead of priority schedule
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Debunked: No, all Direct Provision residents at Mosney are not receiving vaccine ahead of priority schedule

Mar 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,222 Views 0 Comments

The HSE is still working through the first four cohorts in the sequencing list.

J&J vaccine to be approved today - but will supply issues hamper Ireland's progress?
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J&J vaccine to be approved today - but will supply issues hamper Ireland's progress?

Mar 11th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,474 Views 76 Comments

The government has been told initial supplies in April and May will be smaller, with the majority of doses arriving in June.

Vaccines Q&A: What will the next three months of the rollout look like? Send us your questions
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Vaccines Q&A: What will the next three months of the rollout look like? Send us your questions

Mar 10th 2021, 9:00 PM 15,201 Views 0 Comments

The government is expecting to significantly ramp up the roll-out in April, May and June.

Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list
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Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list

Mar 9th 2021, 5:35 PM 12,827 Views 25 Comments

Last year the State delivered just over 5,000 new build social homes.

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Mar 8th 2021, 6:30 PM 17,444 Views 6 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise
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'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise

Mar 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 28,900 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí have said more people have become vulnerable to these scams during the pandemic because they are concerned about their finances.

Quiz: Did Judge Judy actually say this?
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Quiz: Did Judge Judy actually say this?

Mar 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 57,554 Views 21 Comments

The popular court series is ending after 25 years.

Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
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Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine

Mar 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,499 Views 40 Comments

The vaccine is expected to get the green light from the EU regulator on Thursday.

Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma
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Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma

Mar 5th 2021, 12:04 PM 13,675 Views 26 Comments

While there is some positive research about their use as treatments, experts say this should always be done under the supervision of a professional.

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