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From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will children be taught how to masturbate as part of their education from September? Factcheck

FactCheck: Will children be taught how to masturbate as part of their education from September?

The claim had been made by social media users.

From TheJournal.ie State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister Interview

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens Interview

'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

From TheJournal.ie What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government Green Shoots

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government

There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.

From TheJournal.ie So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster' Brexit Talks

So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster'

Today had been the date set for both sides to reach an agreement on fisheries. But of course, more time is needed.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's been a long 16 weeks': Anticipation tinged with nerves as creches prepare to re-open Childcare

'It's been a long 16 weeks': Anticipation tinged with nerves as creches prepare to re-open

Providers say they’ve done everything they can to make things seem normal for children.

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of 'dividing' Ireland's west coast islands over whether or not to reopen as part of Covid-19 road map Galway

Government accused of 'dividing' Ireland's west coast islands over whether or not to reopen as part of Covid-19 road map

The Cabinet is expected to decide this week whether the islands are to re-open on 29 June.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare providers to tell TDs uncertainty is having 'profoundly stressful impact' Childcare

Childcare providers to tell TDs uncertainty is having 'profoundly stressful impact'

The Oireachtas Covid-19 committee will hear about concerns in the sector today.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a lack of understanding of the business': Pubs frustrated by late timing of re-opening guidelines Covid-19

'There's a lack of understanding of the business': Pubs frustrated by late timing of re-opening guidelines

New guidance on the re-opening of pubs was published by Fáilte Ireland last night.

From TheJournal.ie Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why? Explainer

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?

“Whether it’s paid or unpaid, it’s women who are predominantly doing care work,” Orla O’Connor of the NWCI said.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't believe they'll fix it by 2024': Irish Water inspects raw sewage spilling into Doldrum Bay Howth

'I don't believe they'll fix it by 2024': Irish Water inspects raw sewage spilling into Doldrum Bay

“They’ve failed to keep any of their promises to date,” one local said of the water utility.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare crisis: 'I looked at my 14-year-old and asked 'Will you manage babysitting the others?'' Childcare

Childcare crisis: 'I looked at my 14-year-old and asked 'Will you manage babysitting the others?''

Childcare providers won’t be returning until 29 June – and even when they do return, it isn’t clear how many children they can take in.

From TheJournal.ie The next phase: Here's what's allowed from today as Phase Two of the 'accelerated' roadmap kicks in Phase Two Plus

The next phase: Here's what's allowed from today as Phase Two of the 'accelerated' roadmap kicks in

There are now four phases of easing Covid-19 restrictions, rather than five.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of reopening Easing Lockdown

Cabinet set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of reopening

There will be some changes to the published roadmap.

From TheJournal.ie Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory' Unemployment

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas? Debunked

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April Clusters

Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April

Many complainants raised concerns about social distancing and infection control measures in homes as the virus spread.

From TheJournal.ie Phase One: What can you expect when you go to a hardware store next week? Open For Business

Phase One: What can you expect when you go to a hardware store next week?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed that Ireland will enter Phase One of easing restrictions on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision Justice Department

'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision

There are now 149 cases of Covid-19 in Direct Provision.

From TheJournal.ie Why was the 29 July date cancelled? When will results be out? Questions about the new Leaving Cert plan answered State Exams

Why was the 29 July date cancelled? When will results be out? Questions about the new Leaving Cert plan answered

Here’s the detail and practicalities of what’s been decided.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a perfect storm': Sharp rise in Rent Supplement payments raises concerns over post-Covid crisis The Other Crisis

'It's a perfect storm': Sharp rise in Rent Supplement payments raises concerns over post-Covid crisis

There has been a 15% increase in the number of people receiving Rent Supplement since Covid-19 restrictions began.

From TheJournal.ie Masturbation, sex toys and multiple partners: Emails show how the HSE drafted its Covid-19 sex guidelines Let's Talk About Sex

Masturbation, sex toys and multiple partners: Emails show how the HSE drafted its Covid-19 sex guidelines

The guidelines were drafted late in March after a radio interview by the HSE’s Chief Clinical Officer.

From TheJournal.ie Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200 Rent Index

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200

There is currently a rent freeze and a ban on evictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Mast destruction: How community opposition paved the way for the 5G coronavirus hoax Conspiracy Theory

Mast destruction: How community opposition paved the way for the 5G coronavirus hoax

The 21st-century conspiracy has its roots in decades-old fears about mobile infrastructure.

From TheJournal.ie Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic Covid-19

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic

Vaccination campaigns have been postponed in 24 countries to help prevent further spread of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted Upper House

Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted

This has been an election like none other for candidates hoping for a seat in the upper house.

From TheJournal.ie Shuttered shops and scaled-back soup runs: Covid-19 leaves Ireland's rough sleepers in the cold Coronavirus

Shuttered shops and scaled-back soup runs: Covid-19 leaves Ireland's rough sleepers in the cold

New measures have seen ‘soft’ services for homeless people close across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Let's raise a glass to all the mammies of Ireland': Keeping your distance while celebrating Mother's Day From A Distance

'Let's raise a glass to all the mammies of Ireland': Keeping your distance while celebrating Mother's Day

Some residents on the South Circular Road will be toasting to mothers from their front gardens this year.

From TheJournal.ie Fundraiser set up by Irish researchers developing emergency ventilators for Covid-19 patients Emergency Ventilators

Fundraiser set up by Irish researchers developing emergency ventilators for Covid-19 patients

The group is hoping to have a fully functional prototype by next Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Limited number of TDs to attend Dáil sitting to pass emergency Covid-19 legislation Leinster House

Limited number of TDs to attend Dáil sitting to pass emergency Covid-19 legislation

Some have called for a time limited ‘sunset clause’ to be included in the Bill relating to detentions.

From TheJournal.ie What 'flattening the curve' means and how you can make a difference Coronavirus

What 'flattening the curve' means and how you can make a difference

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said the next seven days are “vital” with Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures Lockdown

Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures

No closures have been implemented but this is being constantly reviewed.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp Covid-19

Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp

The Data Protection Commissioner will now investigate the alleged breach.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address Immigration

Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address

The finding was made by Mr Justice Richard Humphreys last month.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross Coronavirus

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross

The Aviva Stadium will host three group games and one Round of 16 game this June.

From TheJournal.ie Copper Face Jacks, Tayto and Bohemians FC sent warning letters by Dublin City Council over murals Mural High Ground

Copper Face Jacks, Tayto and Bohemians FC sent warning letters by Dublin City Council over murals

The council sent 35 letters under the Planning and Development Act in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place' Left High And Dry

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil pigeons, Four Courts rats and museum mice among dozens of pest callouts to OPW sites Under Control

Dáil pigeons, Four Courts rats and museum mice among dozens of pest callouts to OPW sites

Companies were called more than 50 times by the OPW over a two-year period.

From TheJournal.ie Hitting the road in the unpredictable urban/rural battleground of Cork North-Central Pounding The Pavement

Hitting the road in the unpredictable urban/rural battleground of Cork North-Central

The constituency sees just two TDs seeking re-election, one of whom was elected only months ago.

From TheJournal.ie This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle Your Hometown

This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle

In an area in need of more mental health services, Carrick-on-Suir locals have devised a plan to try to sustain itself.

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