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From TheJournal.ie All children who are not at-risk expected to return to school, and can miss a max of 20 days off school Department Of Education

All children who are not at-risk expected to return to school, and can miss a max of 20 days off school

This includes children whose parents or other relatives may be at risk, or who may be anxious about the Covid-19 pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar tells Dáil he will consider extending maternity leave by three months Covid-19 Pandemic

Leo Varadkar tells Dáil he will consider extending maternity leave by three months

A petition signed by 25,000 people called for maternity leave to be extended due to a lack of childcare for women returning to work.

From TheJournal.ie UK 'to introduce two-week quarantine' for all those arriving from abroad - except from Ireland Covid-19 Pandemic

UK 'to introduce two-week quarantine' for all those arriving from abroad - except from Ireland

This will apply to British citizens returning to the UK, but won’t apply to those travelling from Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants?

There’s been a lot of concern from publicans that they will be the last industry to open.

From TheJournal.ie Cancelled respite during Covid: 'There's no respite, no service at all, no activities. It is very stressful' Covid-19 Pandemic

Cancelled respite during Covid: 'There's no respite, no service at all, no activities. It is very stressful'

The cut in services has placed additional pressure on families.

From The42 Ajax denied Dutch title as Eredivisie season is declared void Game Over

Ajax denied Dutch title as Eredivisie season is declared void

It is the first major European league to end the campaign prematurely, meaning there will be no relegation or promotion.

From TheJournal.ie Music festivals are cancelled after licenced gatherings of 5,000+ halted until September at earliest Covid-19 Pandemic

Music festivals are cancelled after licenced gatherings of 5,000+ halted until September at earliest

The government advised local authorities not to issue licences for events of more than 5,000 attendees.

From TheJournal.ie The price of oil has plummeted to less than zero dollars a barrel Covid-19 Pandemic

The price of oil has plummeted to less than zero dollars a barrel

Storage space for oil is now running out, which precipitated today’s steep dive.

From TheJournal.ie Shine Your Light: Ministers, embassies and the Irish public light candles for the sick and frontline workers Covid-19 Pandemic

Shine Your Light: Ministers, embassies and the Irish public light candles for the sick and frontline workers

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Health Minister Simon Harris urged people to share a light tonight.

From The42 Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown Adjustments

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown

Contracts covering the 2019/20 season in England are set to expire on 30 June.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: TDs and people all over the country applaud frontline healthcare workers in unison Covid-19 Pandemic This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie 'A deeply sensitive issue': The government is preparing temporary mortuaries Covid-19 Pandemic

'A deeply sensitive issue': The government is preparing temporary mortuaries

A government spokesperson said it was being guided “by the need for compassion and care for families who will be affected”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish economy expected to shrink by 7.1% and fall into a recession, ESRI warns Covid-19 Pandemic

Irish economy expected to shrink by 7.1% and fall into a recession, ESRI warns

The not-for-profit institute said that the labour market “is set to face the largest one quarter shock in living memory”.