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Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
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Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,593 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

Von der Leyen says Ireland’s handling of the pandemic is 'exemplary'
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Von der Leyen says Ireland’s handling of the pandemic is 'exemplary'

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 12:06 PM 35,518 Views 102 Comments

The European Commission President welcomed that Ireland has signed up to the EU Green Cert system.

Quiz: How well do you know the map of Europe?
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Quiz: How well do you know the map of Europe?

Jun 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 73,567 Views 31 Comments

Could you pick Poland out in a line-up?

Ireland is getting €915m in Covid relief from the EU - here's what we're doing with it
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Ireland is getting €915m in Covid relief from the EU - here's what we're doing with it

Jun 1st 2021, 2:19 PM 18,630 Views 30 Comments

Climate, job creation and digital reform is on the radar for investment.

Denmark accused of helping US to spy on European leaders
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Denmark accused of helping US to spy on European leaders

May 31st 2021, 1:05 PM 16,730 Views 14 Comments

The Danish Defence Intelligence Service allegedly helped the US National Security Agency from 2012 to 2014.

Irish people recycled a lot of electrical waste last year - mostly kettles
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Irish people recycled a lot of electrical waste last year - mostly kettles

May 31st 2021, 11:48 AM 8,911 Views 16 Comments

There was a 9% increase in electronic waste recycling per person last year.

Irish people struggled more than most Europeans to cope with lockdowns - new EU survey
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Irish people struggled more than most Europeans to cope with lockdowns - new EU survey

May 4th 2021, 11:31 AM 29,847 Views 71 Comments

Overall, 41% of Irish people said lockdowns were difficult, with only 18% claiming it was easy to cope with.

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August
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BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August

Apr 28th 2021, 8:47 PM 29,436 Views 39 Comments

His company’s Covid-19 vaccine makes up a large share of the doses administered in Europe and North America.

Economic recovery from pandemic expected to be slower in Europe than US or China
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Economic recovery from pandemic expected to be slower in Europe than US or China

Apr 6th 2021, 5:51 PM 9,329 Views 20 Comments

The International Monetary Fund predicts slower growth for Europe after second and third waves of Covid-19 cases.

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd
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5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd

Mar 28th 2021, 6:56 PM 53,702 Views 51 Comments

The concert was held as part of a clinical trial seeking pandemic-safe ways to celebrate mass events.

EU commissioner says Europe can achieve herd immunity by July
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EU commissioner says Europe can achieve herd immunity by July

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:51 AM 18,494 Views 11 Comments

Several European countries have started reimposing restrictions as they contend with surging coronavirus infections.

Restrictions tighten across Europe as pandemic persists
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Restrictions tighten across Europe as pandemic persists

Mar 16th 2021, 8:28 PM 60,301 Views 70 Comments

Here’s a look at how some other countries around Europe are faring with the virus.

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'
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EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,223 Views 22 Comments

The EMA is continuing to carry out its investigation into the vaccine after reports of rare blood-clotting events.

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup
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Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,173 Views 16 Comments

Both provinces will be away from home in the round of 16.

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?
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# Lifting Lockdown

Ireland is getting a new Covid roadmap, but what’s happening in other countries right now?

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 52,471 Views 70 Comments

Let’s take a look.

Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'
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Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 4:47 PM 47,014 Views 27 Comments

European Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič addressed TDs and Senators today.

NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says
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NI Protocol ‘only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement’, EU official says

Feb 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 10,077 Views 10 Comments

Maros Sefcovic made the remarks in a letter to UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove

Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution
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Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution

Feb 9th 2021, 11:37 AM 13,689 Views 8 Comments

The cloud of fine sand blown northward from Algeria tinted skies red and mixed with snowfall in the Alps and Pyrenees, leaving slopes looking orange.

Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?
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Opinion: Is the Brexit war over or has it just begun - what now for the Union?

Jan 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 33,683 Views 40 Comments

UL’s Dr Owen Worth says the Brexit question may have been answered, but the greater concept at stake is the Union itself.

Michel Barnier says UK should find a 'clever solution' to row over EU ambassador in London
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Michel Barnier says UK should find a 'clever solution' to row over EU ambassador in London

Jan 21st 2021, 11:28 AM 28,335 Views 41 Comments

The EU’s former chief Brexit negotiator was awarded the European of the Year award by EM Ireland today.

'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?
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'A new storm is brewing across Europe': As Ireland reels from Covid surge, how are other countries faring?

Jan 16th 2021, 9:00 AM 82,154 Views 53 Comments

While case numbers in most areas aren’t on the scale Ireland has been facing, lockdown measures are common around Europe at this time.

Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?
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Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?

Jan 9th 2021, 8:30 AM 38,008 Views 114 Comments

In the wake of Brexit, as some debate continues about a united Ireland in the future, Dr Thamil Ananthavinayagan looks at the reunification of Germany and the lessons it can provide.

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna
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Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna

Jan 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 14,908 Views 33 Comments

The UK today approved its third Covid-19 vaccine.

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
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Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:01 PM 57,186 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality
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McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:05 AM 7,607 Views 18 Comments

Ulster have had suffered two defeats in the Champions Cup over the past fortnight.

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge
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Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge

Dec 16th 2020, 2:34 PM 19,417 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act
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Covid-19 deaths surge again in Italy as government accused of failing to act

Dec 12th 2020, 1:38 PM 34,659 Views 8 Comments

The country reported a record-high 993 deaths in one day earlier this week.

Connacht and their 'bouncers' out to cause major upset against Racing
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Connacht and their 'bouncers' out to cause major upset against Racing

Dec 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 5,507 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s side are looking for a big performance from their entire matchday 23.

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland
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Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 1:43 PM 23,936 Views 54 Comments

More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.

Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000
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Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000

Nov 28th 2020, 4:51 PM 20,249 Views 24 Comments

Europe is the second worst-hit region in the world.

Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe
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Neil Lennon confident he can turn things around after Celtic crash out of Europe

Nov 26th 2020, 10:49 PM 5,400 Views 5 Comments

The stuttering Hoops were knocked out of the Europa League this evening.

Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19
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Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19

Nov 26th 2020, 7:24 AM 23,157 Views 22 Comments

Ski slopes could be shut until 10 January.

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt
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Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt

Nov 25th 2020, 10:58 PM 4,858 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Real Madrid go back on track with a win over 10-man Inter and Marseille slumped to a record 13th straight Champions League defeat.

New York restaurants and bars to close at 10pm to ease pressure on hospitals
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New York restaurants and bars to close at 10pm to ease pressure on hospitals

Nov 13th 2020, 6:28 PM 22,115 Views 9 Comments

“The cavalry is coming, but don’t put your weapons down,” Dr Anthony Fauci said this week about the success of the Pfizer vaccine.

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases
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Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Nov 10th 2020, 9:11 AM 34,158 Views 66 Comments

Medics in Italy, France, Spain and Germany have expressed concern over a lack of capacity and medical staff to treat patients.

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock
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# So Close But Yet...

Heartbreak at the bitter end as shootout denies Peamount of huge Champions League shock

Nov 4th 2020, 9:55 PM 6,029 Views 1 Comment

A cruel finish after James O’Callaghan’s side pushed Scottish giants Glasgow City all the way.

'We're overwhelmed by a second wave': Here's what Europe's worst-hit countries are doing to try curb Covid-19
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'We're overwhelmed by a second wave': Here's what Europe's worst-hit countries are doing to try curb Covid-19

Oct 29th 2020, 11:33 AM 62,943 Views 103 Comments

The WHO has said that Europe is again an “epicentre” for the disease.

Coronavirus across Europe: ICU shortage in France as Belgium urges Covid-positive doctors to keep working
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Coronavirus across Europe: ICU shortage in France as Belgium urges Covid-positive doctors to keep working

Oct 27th 2020, 5:25 PM 53,162 Views 15 Comments

There is concern across the continent.

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000
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Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000

Oct 19th 2020, 12:29 PM 29,783 Views 55 Comments

Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.

How does Ireland compare? How other European countries are handling a surge in Covid-19 cases
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How does Ireland compare? How other European countries are handling a surge in Covid-19 cases

Oct 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 54,301 Views 47 Comments

Case numbers in some European countries have soared in recent weeks.

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