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Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
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Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Thu 6:41 AM 26,725 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak
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Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak

Jul 14th 2021, 7:03 AM 22,937 Views 19 Comments

In the past 24 hours, 97 new cases were recorded, more than the 89 reported the previous day.

Australian apartment blocks placed in hard lockdown in efforts to curb Covid outbreak
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Australian apartment blocks placed in hard lockdown in efforts to curb Covid outbreak

Jul 13th 2021, 7:01 AM 30,987 Views 16 Comments

Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak began in mid-June and has since grown to 767 cases.

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows
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Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows

Jul 7th 2021, 6:57 AM 22,371 Views 20 Comments

The lockdown is now expected to end on Friday 16 July.

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?
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Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 3:56 PM 28,114 Views 55 Comments

Rachel Keane of Póg Cafe Group says people in the industry are tired and fed up of the lack of clear communication from Government.

Australia's outback hub goes into lockdown as anger mounts over slow vaccine rollout
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Australia's outback hub goes into lockdown as anger mounts over slow vaccine rollout

Jun 30th 2021, 7:16 AM 27,311 Views 20 Comments

About 5% of Australians are reported to be fully vaccinated.

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders
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10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders

Jun 29th 2021, 6:57 AM 40,280 Views 15 Comments

Australia is now battling flare-ups of the highly contagious Delta variant.

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak
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Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak

Jun 27th 2021, 7:13 AM 53,757 Views 59 Comments

The flare-up has been a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
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Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,853 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI
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Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:29 AM 14,309 Views 64 Comments

‘Overwhelming majority’ have supported public health measures and would have preferred them to be more restrictive.

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution
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Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 2:00 PM 43,030 Views 45 Comments

Ministers are considering putting back the final easing of controls in England for four weeks as cases of the Delta variant surge.

Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents
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Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 113,707 Views 192 Comments
  • Gardaí arrested 14 people, including five juveniles, as violence broke out on the street.
  • Reports from sources that gardaí were attacked with glass bottles has been confirmed by gardaí.
  • One garda was treated in hospital for a leg injury.
English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge
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English exit from lockdown reportedly to be delayed by two weeks as Covid cases surge

Jun 5th 2021, 7:54 AM 46,767 Views 47 Comments

Social distancing and mask wearing could be set to remain in place until 5 July, according to multiple reports.

The city of Melbourne has been placed in lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases
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The city of Melbourne has been placed in lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases

May 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 29,156 Views 26 Comments

A slow roll out of vaccines and hotel quarantine failings have been blamed for the spike in cases.

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
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‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,598 Views 21 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight
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At a glance: Everything you need to know about the reopening plan announced tonight

Apr 29th 2021, 8:27 PM 70,754 Views 59 Comments
  • The government agreed to ease a number of Covid-19 restrictions on a phased basis from next month.
  • Inter-county travel, more outdoor meetings and increased numbers at funerals and wedding services from 10 May.
  • The Taoiseach said: "Hope is returning."
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Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases
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Offices closed and markets shut as Nepal imposes 15-day lockdown amid surge in Covid cases

Apr 29th 2021, 9:24 AM 10,132 Views 13 Comments

The lockdown was imposed in most of the Himalayan nation’s major cities and towns.

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million
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India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million

Apr 19th 2021, 11:26 AM 11,716 Views 18 Comments

New Delhi has reported 25,462 cases and 161 deaths in the past 24 hours.

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
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Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll

Apr 7th 2021, 9:31 PM 53,109 Views 46 Comments

Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths yesterday.

Eight arrests over planned protest in Dublin city centre
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Eight arrests over planned protest in Dublin city centre

Apr 4th 2021, 6:49 PM 57,189 Views 62 Comments

Seven men and one woman were arrested.

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic
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Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic

Mar 29th 2021, 2:02 PM 7,352 Views 12 Comments

The biggest drop was in burglary and related offences, falling by over a third in 2020 compared to the previous year.

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
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Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,725 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

UK falls silent to remember Covid-19 victims, marking one year since its first lockdown
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UK falls silent to remember Covid-19 victims, marking one year since its first lockdown

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:10 PM 7,737 Views 15 Comments

The public is also being urged to stand on their doorsteps at 8pm with a candle or light.

This report to NPHET breaks down how lockdown in Ireland compares to other countries
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This report to NPHET breaks down how lockdown in Ireland compares to other countries

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:15 PM 26,421 Views 31 Comments

Restrictions on hospitality, curfews and gatherings are among the key differences between countries.

London police warn there will be arrests if people protest this weekend
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London police warn there will be arrests if people protest this weekend

Mar 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,672 Views 12 Comments

Police faced criticism for how they handled demonstrations following the killing of Sarah Everard.

'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown
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'We have a long way to go': NI ministers agree path forward for 'cautious' easing of lockdown

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 7:51 PM 25,361 Views 27 Comments

The plan includes up to six people from two households being able to meet outdoors in a private garden from 1 April.

24 hours that changed everything: An oral history
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24 hours that changed everything: An oral history

Mar 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 109,853 Views 49 Comments

People across Ireland – including key decision-makers – tell the story of Thursday 12 March 2020.

Building company launches High Court action against government's construction shutdown
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Building company launches High Court action against government's construction shutdown

Mar 5th 2021, 7:07 PM 34,008 Views 0 Comments

It claims the private construction sector is being unfairly discriminated against.

Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last
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Arlene Foster vows that current lockdown will be Northern Ireland's last

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 9:45 PM 28,878 Views 17 Comments

The powersharing administration faced criticism for not attaching dates to its pathway to recovery.

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan
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Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:08 AM 4,907 Views 0 Comments

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

Ministers to iron out final details of Northern Ireland's lockdown exit strategy today
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Ministers to iron out final details of Northern Ireland's lockdown exit strategy today

Mar 1st 2021, 7:07 AM 7,879 Views 1 Comment

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one
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Why the start of the pandemic might feel like a million years ago rather than just one

Feb 27th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,724 Views 9 Comments

We speak to an expert on humans perception of time.

The Explainer: Why is the government changing the Living With Covid plan again?
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The Explainer: Why is the government changing the Living With Covid plan again?

Feb 25th 2021, 7:50 AM 29,505 Views 64 Comments

We take a look for this week’s podcast episode.

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland
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'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:47 PM 29,761 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland remains in lockdown until 1 April.

Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until at least 5 April, Cabinet sub-committee agrees
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Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until at least 5 April, Cabinet sub-committee agrees

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 11:01 PM 226,933 Views 191 Comments

The government is expected to publish its updated Living with Covid plan this week.

Restrictions for March to be set out 'with clarity' this week, minister says
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Restrictions for March to be set out 'with clarity' this week, minister says

Feb 21st 2021, 1:42 PM 66,146 Views 94 Comments

Legislation on mandatory hotel quarantine is due to come before the Dáil this week.

Strict restrictions set to remain in place until May as all primary school students to return by 15 March
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Strict restrictions set to remain in place until May as all primary school students to return by 15 March

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 1:30 PM 237,176 Views 381 Comments

Progress in driving down Covid-19 numbers is slowing down in Ireland.

Prolonged lockdown restrictions on the cards 'until the Easter period', says Taoiseach
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Prolonged lockdown restrictions on the cards 'until the Easter period', says Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 8:52 AM 156,535 Views 229 Comments

The priority remains the phased return of schools and construction, and not much else in the weeks to come.

Germany to extend lockdown until 7 March amid concern over variants
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Germany to extend lockdown until 7 March amid concern over variants

Feb 10th 2021, 7:55 PM 24,836 Views 32 Comments

Some exceptions will be made with hairdressers permitted to resume business on 1 March.

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