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Taoiseach expects to give 'clear, comprehensive' statement on easing of restrictions tomorrow
NPHET is to meet this afternoon to discuss possible easing of Covid restrictions.
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Joe Biden begins video summit with Vladimir Putin amid fears over potential Ukraine invasion
Satellite pictures showing massive troop concentrations on Ukraine’s border.
Fianna Fáil want urgent meeting with IRFU to discuss Sky's 6 Nations bid
Party spokesperson on sport, Marc MacSharry, wrote to the Union this morning in bid to keep tournament on free-to-air TV.
Eddie Jones set for showdown contract talks with RFU
Loud-mouth coach may also face disciplinary action for his comments about ref after Wales match with calls for Joe Marler and Manu Tuilagi to also be banned.
EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit
13,000 members of the French security forces have been deployed to Biarritz ahead of the summit.
World Rugby cuts semi-finals in revamped Nations Championship plan worth £5 billion
World Rugby met in Dublin on Thursday to open crisis talks with the sport’s top power brokers.
'A mockery of our democracy': Pressure increases on Varadkar to make Dept of Justice docs public
Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.
Former Taoiseach Cowen mediates in crunch Offaly hurling talks
Cowen, a renowned Offaly GAA follower, is the high-profile figure who has agreed to step in to oversee negotiations.
Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece
The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.
Here's an artist's impression of Ireland's massive new roller coaster
Good luck keeping your crisp sandwiches down.
This Welsh local news story will leave a bad taste in your mouth
A football pitch tuck shop fell victim to two very unsavoury characters.
Russia under pressure as EU, UN hold emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
EU leaders hold a summit in Brussels today to decide how strongly to respond to Moscow’s troop deployment.
Brussels talks on Banking Union expected to last well into night
European finance ministers are hoping to reach agreement on a new regulatory system aimed at preventing a repeat of the crises of the past.