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From TheJournal.ie Decision due soon on extending Covid-19 unemployment payment, says minister Claims

Decision due soon on extending Covid-19 unemployment payment, says minister

As people return back to work, the minister said he will look at the data on the number of claims.

From TheJournal.ie Public expecting ease in restrictions and changing current behaviour 'can allow virus to spread', Taoiseach warns Coronavirus

Public expecting ease in restrictions and changing current behaviour 'can allow virus to spread', Taoiseach warns

Recent seismic data indicated that people are out and moving around more in the last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant gaps remain' after Boris Johnson's meeting with Leo Varadkar Dublin Visit

'Significant gaps remain' after Boris Johnson's meeting with Leo Varadkar

“This problem of Brexit was not, to be perfectly frank, a conundrum that Ireland ever wished for,” Johnson said in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested after car driven into gates of Government Buildings Merrion Street

Woman arrested after car driven into gates of Government Buildings

No one was injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour Flag Raising

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last year’s 1916 commemorations brought about a newfound respect for the tricolour.

From TheJournal.ie Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar London Attack

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny will have a meeting with Theresa May in Dublin today Talk Time

Enda Kenny will have a meeting with Theresa May in Dublin today

This visit comes after the British Prime Minister met with US President Donald Trump on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí with young families 'relying on charity handouts' to pay their bills Thin Blue Line

Gardaí with young families 'relying on charity handouts' to pay their bills

Rank-and-file gardaí were back protesting outside Government Buildings again today.

From TheJournal.ie Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest Allegation

Councillor accuses gardaí of "assault" at Dublin protest

People Before Profit councillor John Lyons claims that the handling of protesters at Government Buildings today amounted to “political policing”.

From TheJournal.ie Security alert at Dáil Éireann as man blocks main entrance to government buildings Arrest

Security alert at Dáil Éireann as man blocks main entrance to government buildings

The incident happened at 9.30am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue Government Buildings

Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue

The campaign supported by Amnesty International is starting today.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Caoilte O'Broin hold 'Anyone's Brother' candlelit vigil Anyonesbrother

Family of Caoilte O'Broin hold 'Anyone's Brother' candlelit vigil

The family say they want to stop families having no one to turn to.

From TheJournal.ie 'No more crumbs from the Budget table': wheelchair users stage 72 hour Dáil protest Listen To Us

'No more crumbs from the Budget table': wheelchair users stage 72 hour Dáil protest

Treatment of people with disabilities has created a mix of “anger and rage”.

From TheJournal.ie Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah? Tricolour

Should flags have been flown at half-mast for King Abdullah?

A review of when the national flag will be half-masted is taking place.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water' Day Of Action

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'

Tens of thousands of people took part in the latest mass protest against water charges — but there were some violent scenes too, and ‘breakaway’ protesters caused havoc for commuters.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant' Enda's Choice This post contains videos

Kenny: Comments were made to me about the top EU job, but 'that matter is now irrelevant'

The Taoiseach was speaking at a press conference with the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte who is in Dublin on an official visit today.

From TheJournal.ie Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers Ukraine

Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers

Thousands of irate pro-Russian activists broke through police lines yesterday and occupied the administration buildings in two big industrial cities.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’ Bank Debt

Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’

Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigners are refusing to leave Government Buildings Staying Put

Stardust campaigners are refusing to leave Government Buildings

They are looking for a submission on the nightclub disaster from the Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet meets this morning to consider economic strategy for the next seven years Strategising

Cabinet meets this morning to consider economic strategy for the next seven years

Ministers will sign-off on the government’s medium-term economic strategy which is expected to be published next week.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated headlines worldwide today…

Enda Kenny is the absolute definition of awkward

This moment will haunt your soul.

From TheJournal.ie Logistics of youth guarantee scheme come before funding, says Taoiseach Employment

Logistics of youth guarantee scheme come before funding, says Taoiseach

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also addressed concerns over the scheme, stressing that it will be implemented in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Who exactly is Ma Kai and why is he in Dublin? Who Is This Kai

Who exactly is Ma Kai and why is he in Dublin?

Much is being made of the visit of Ma Kai to Government Buildings, but who is he and why is Enda Kenny meeting him?

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job Vote Of Confidence

Tánaiste and Howlin insist: James Reilly is doing a very good job

The Health Minister has the support of the Cabinet, two senior members insisted this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin: Paying travel costs for spouses 'not the pattern' of this government Wags

Howlin: Paying travel costs for spouses 'not the pattern' of this government

The minister’s comments come after a suggestion by the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee that a case could be made for the State to foot the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go Health

Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go

The Health Minister said that he has “declared war” on the tobacco industry, and pointed out that the meeting at government buildings focused on smuggling.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy Breaking

Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy

One man was arrested and two police officers injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan to reveal the plan to tackle mortgage arrears Mortgage Crisis

Michael Noonan to reveal the plan to tackle mortgage arrears

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the government will make a statement this week about what will be done to help people who have fallen behind on repayments.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders Bill Gates This post contains images

In pictures: Bill Gates meets Irish leaders

The billionaire Microsoft founder was visiting to discuss development aid priorities for Ireland’s EU Presidency.

Caption competition: What are Enda and Daniel talking about?

Daniel Day Lewis and Steven Spielberg stopped by Government Buildings before the ‘Lincoln’ premiere later today.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout Bailout

As it happened: Noonan and Howlin on the Troika's eighth review of the bailout

Are the Troika still happy with Ireland’s progress? Let’s find out…

From TheJournal.ie Mental Health Reform ‘do not trust’ that posts will be delivered in 2012 Protests

Mental Health Reform ‘do not trust’ that posts will be delivered in 2012

Approximately 50-60 people protested outside Government Buildings at lunchtime today, in response to proposed cuts to mental health services.

From TheJournal.ie Two separate suicide bombings kill 18 in Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two separate suicide bombings kill 18 in Afghanistan

Both attacks took place outside government offices including a police station in Musa Qala.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil returns for new year with wages on the agenda Dáil

Dáil returns for new year with wages on the agenda

A controversial bill on agency workers is on the table today – but one TD has warned his peers to keep things in perspective…

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead Work To Rule

Cabinet resumes after summer break with heavy workload ahead

There’s two referenda to prepare, as well as a hefty backlog of legislative work left over from the first term.

From TheJournal.ie Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach Bilateral Visit

Cameron arrives in Dublin for bilateral meetings with Taoiseach

David Cameron says he looks forward to the opportunity to develop Anglo-Irish relations as “neighbours and friends”.

In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil 24-Hour Turmoil This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland’s day of economic and political turmoil

A bailout announced, a government collapsing, a department stormed… it’s been quite a day. Here’s our gallery.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin activists breach gates of Government Buildings Fianna Fáil This post contains videos

Sinn Féin activists breach gates of Government Buildings

About 100 anti-government protestors – led by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh – force their way past Gardaí.