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Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations
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Northern Ireland theatres to reopen as ministers agree further Covid relaxations

Mon 6:50 PM 8,303 Views 7 Comments

The rules will change at 6pm on Tuesday.

August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave
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August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 5:46 PM 56,736 Views 51 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a final decision would be made next week on wedding numbers
  • The context for the decision is the 'challenging' increase in Covid-19 infections
  • Leo Varadkar says cases may peak at 3,000-4,000 per day in the coming weeks but ICU admissions may peak at a 'manageable' 40-50
FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?
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FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?

Jun 29th 2021, 10:10 PM 100,443 Views 0 Comments

The claim was first made last Friday. The Journal FactCheck finds it to be true.

England may need to delay its roadmap to normality, but only for 'a couple of weeks'
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England may need to delay its roadmap to normality, but only for 'a couple of weeks'

Jun 8th 2021, 3:53 PM 9,498 Views 3 Comments

Of 126 people admitted to hospital with the Indian variant, just three had had both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents
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Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents

Jun 6th 2021, 12:47 AM 45,401 Views 96 Comments

Gardaí say they came under fire on South Anne Street and Temple Bar.

Poll: What kind of dining are you most looking forward to?
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Poll: What kind of dining are you most looking forward to?

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:00 PM 20,554 Views 16 Comments

With restrictions easing from next week, we’re wondering what kind of bread-breaking you can’t wait to do.

Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'
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Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'

Updated May 14th 2021, 6:31 PM 97,830 Views 144 Comments
  • The council says "about a thousand people" have gathered there in recent weekends, causing disruption for residents
  • There are to be increased garda patrols of the area
  • A demonstration this afternoon saw views expressed on both sides
I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.
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I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.

May 7th 2021, 4:58 PM 25,797 Views 24 Comments

In spite of all the calls for hospitals to ease their Covid measures it was impossible to get a clear answer on whether my partner would be allowed in, our contributor writes.

Leo Varadkar urges employers not to pressure staff to return to offices
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Leo Varadkar urges employers not to pressure staff to return to offices

Apr 13th 2021, 6:00 AM 38,223 Views 23 Comments

The Tánaiste said that there was “clear evidence” that people are drifting back to their workplace.

French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant
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French police bust 100 people breaking Covid restrictions in underground restaurant

Apr 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 24,187 Views 21 Comments

Participants were shown enjoying caviar and champagne at the event costing €220 per person.

Poll: Should restrictions be eased to allow for religious celebrations over Easter?
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Poll: Should restrictions be eased to allow for religious celebrations over Easter?

Feb 20th 2021, 3:20 PM 72,568 Views 154 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin spoke with the Taoiseach about reducing restrictions yesterday.

Taoiseach: 'In hindsight, would we have done what we did a month ago? Obviously not'
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Taoiseach: 'In hindsight, would we have done what we did a month ago? Obviously not'

Jan 16th 2021, 8:31 AM 57,787 Views 117 Comments

“Nobody predicted, in any model, the level of community transmission that we’re currently experiencing,” he told Virgin Media News.

Gardaí were spat at over 200 times this year during Covid crisis
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Gardaí were spat at over 200 times this year during Covid crisis

Dec 20th 2020, 12:05 AM 16,523 Views 35 Comments

The Garda National Vetting Bureau has published stats on the number of times enforcement powers were used during the pandemic.

High levels of compliance with Covid-19 restrictions are reported but concerns remain around sport and shopping
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High levels of compliance with Covid-19 restrictions are reported but concerns remain around sport and shopping

Dec 12th 2020, 1:00 PM 24,141 Views 37 Comments

22,000 inspections have been carried out since restrictions were implemented.

Kay Burley to go off air for six months in wake of controversial birthday gathering
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Kay Burley to go off air for six months in wake of controversial birthday gathering

Dec 10th 2020, 4:25 PM 57,238 Views 38 Comments

Political editor Beth Rigby and correspondent Inzamam Rashid have agreed to be off air for three months

Restaurants and gastropubs reopen today - here's everything you need to know
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Restaurants and gastropubs reopen today - here's everything you need to know

Dec 4th 2020, 6:20 AM 50,045 Views 29 Comments

Time limits, substantial meals and all the rest.

Phoenix Park deer caused 'undue stress' by increase in visitors during pandemic
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Phoenix Park deer caused 'undue stress' by increase in visitors during pandemic

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:45 PM 21,675 Views 30 Comments

Instead of feeding the deer, the staff of the Phoenix Park have set up a number of post boxes for children to drop off their letters to Rudolf.

Return of schools likely to 'give rise to additional pressure' on public transport services, NTA chief says
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Return of schools likely to 'give rise to additional pressure' on public transport services, NTA chief says

Updated Nov 1st 2020, 4:10 PM 45,233 Views 73 Comments

In line with the government’s Level 5 restrictions, public transport capacity is currently restricted to 25%.

'Pull together and follow the spirit of the rules': Taoiseach confirms entire country will move to Level 5
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'Pull together and follow the spirit of the rules': Taoiseach confirms entire country will move to Level 5

Oct 19th 2020, 9:15 PM 160,523 Views 395 Comments

The announcement comes two weeks after NPHET first recommended that Ireland move to Level 5.

'Common sense has broken down': Government slammed for 'bonkers' measures and 'mixed messaging'
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'Common sense has broken down': Government slammed for 'bonkers' measures and 'mixed messaging'

Sep 9th 2020, 6:07 PM 81,790 Views 55 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly called for political solidarity.

Campaign group to seek NPHET's 'specific concerns' about live events in meeting with Health Minister
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Campaign group to seek NPHET's 'specific concerns' about live events in meeting with Health Minister

Aug 30th 2020, 8:15 AM 35,267 Views 34 Comments

Confusion arose earlier this month following conflicting messages on numbers permitted at cultural events.

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral
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Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 2:53 PM 38,108 Views 121 Comments

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

PSNI to review footage amid criticism of high number of attendees at funeral of senior republican
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PSNI to review footage amid criticism of high number of attendees at funeral of senior republican

Jun 30th 2020, 10:46 PM 33,478 Views 65 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Adams attended the funeral of Bobby Storey today.

Taoiseach: Over 70s can leave homes from Tuesday, but most restrictions in place until 18 May
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Taoiseach: Over 70s can leave homes from Tuesday, but most restrictions in place until 18 May

May 1st 2020, 6:40 PM 195,008 Views 319 Comments

The announcement was made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening.