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'It feels like we're the whipping boys': Venues and promoters scramble to implement new 50% capacity rule
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'It feels like we're the whipping boys': Venues and promoters scramble to implement new 50% capacity rule

3 hours ago 2,997 Views 6 Comments
  • Venues were left with just days to decide whether to cancel, reschedule or add dates and ask customers to change their tickets, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Those working in the industry have asked for clarity on the conditions that need to be met in order to lift the restrictions in January.
Varadkar says 'a plethora of voices' caused 'mixed messages' on Covid
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Varadkar says 'a plethora of voices' caused 'mixed messages' on Covid

Updated 4 hours ago 18,953 Views 19 Comments

It comes after Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he is ‘trying to check out’ reports that some members of NPHET withdrew from broadcasts

'You need to be exposed to that kind of football' - Postecoglou sees positives in Betis tie
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'You need to be exposed to that kind of football' - Postecoglou sees positives in Betis tie

4 hours ago 1,917 Views 0 Comments

Both clubs’ fate in the Europa League has already been decided ahead of Thursday’s Celtic Park clash.

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine
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US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

4 hours ago 8,007 Views 42 Comments

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold talks via video call tomorrow.

Everton end barren run as Gray's stunner caps late fightback against Arsenal
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Everton end barren run as Gray's stunner caps late fightback against Arsenal

5 hours ago 5,167 Views 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez’s team came from behind to beat the Gunners at Goodison Park.

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence
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US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence

5 hours ago 9,212 Views 0 Comments

Smollett is facing charges accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lying to Chicago police about it.

Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres
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Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres

5 hours ago 20,887 Views 78 Comments

Those who have just tested negative in recent days for will no longer be allowed into concerts, movies or performances.

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
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# Taking A Stand

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

5 hours ago 13,418 Views 22 Comments

President Joe Biden has been under pressure to speak out against Chinese rights abuses.

Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts
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Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts

Updated 6 hours ago 197,954 Views 60 Comments
  • Schools and colleges have been closed across 12 counties because of the approaching storm.
  • The HSE has cancelled Covid vaccine clinics in several counties.
  • The Taoiseach urged people to stay at home and "avoid the coast at all costs".
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

6 hours ago 6,544 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Epstein employment was ‘slavery’, former housekeeper tells court
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Epstein employment was ‘slavery’, former housekeeper tells court

Fri 10:25 PM 37,764 Views 0 Comments

Juan Patricio Alessi was cross-examined by Ghislaine Maxwell’s counsel today.

Epstein employee drove underage girls to house under Maxwell’s orders, jury told
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Epstein employee drove underage girls to house under Maxwell’s orders, jury told

Updated Thu 10:38 PM 48,756 Views 0 Comments

The 59-year-old allegedly told the housekeeper to only speak to Epstein ‘when he asked questions’.

Youngest Maxwell accuser tells court she flew with Prince Andrew in private plane
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Youngest Maxwell accuser tells court she flew with Prince Andrew in private plane

Wed 7:59 PM 33,695 Views 0 Comments

The witness is giving evidence under the pseudonym ‘Jane’ at a US federal court.

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo over help he gave his governor brother amid misdemeanour allegations
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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo over help he gave his governor brother amid misdemeanour allegations

Wed 11:27 AM 20,212 Views 30 Comments

In October, the 63-year-old former governor was charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for forcible touching.

Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her
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Author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly jailed for raping her

Wed 10:31 AM 45,313 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Broadwater’s conviction was overturned last week after a re-examination of the case found serious flaws in the prosecution.

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears
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Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears

Updated Nov 29th 2021, 9:21 PM 42,167 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Ireland's Ian Garry makes stunning UFC debut with knock-out win in New York
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Ireland's Ian Garry makes stunning UFC debut with knock-out win in New York

Nov 7th 2021, 10:01 AM 9,786 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner landed the devastating blow in the last few seconds of the first round.

'I'm very proud of myself for just taking this leap' - Cork dual star taking life as it comes in NYC
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'I'm very proud of myself for just taking this leap' - Cork dual star taking life as it comes in NYC

Nov 6th 2021, 7:15 AM 10,940 Views 0 Comments

Hannah Looney has moved Stateside for work and plans to stay until next summer, at least.

Ex-police officer and Democrat Eric Adams wins New York mayoral election
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Ex-police officer and Democrat Eric Adams wins New York mayoral election

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:04 AM 16,837 Views 7 Comments

Adams will succeed unpopular progressive Bill de Blasio, whose second and last term ends on 31 December.

Ex-New York governor Andrew Cuomo accused of forcible touching in criminal complaint
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Ex-New York governor Andrew Cuomo accused of forcible touching in criminal complaint

Oct 28th 2021, 11:06 PM 15,460 Views 0 Comments

The complaint accuses Cuomo of putting his hand down the victim’s blouse.

New York millionaire Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife
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New York millionaire Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife

Oct 22nd 2021, 3:51 PM 27,233 Views 0 Comments

Kathie Durst was 29 when she vanished and her body has never been found.

Unvaccinated Nets star misses first practice in New York
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Unvaccinated Nets star misses first practice in New York

Oct 6th 2021, 11:12 AM 5,095 Views 17 Comments

Kyrie Irving would need proof of at least one vaccine shot in order to practice at the Barclays Center arena.

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'
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Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'

Sep 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 21,602 Views 24 Comments

Martin said we have to ‘up the level of vaccination in less developed regions’.

Micheál Martin addresses UN General Assembly and talks peace and benefits of EU membership
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Micheál Martin addresses UN General Assembly and talks peace and benefits of EU membership

Sep 24th 2021, 9:03 PM 13,900 Views 21 Comments

He said UN nations had not done enough to protect poorer nations.

Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into State's handling of pandemic will be carried out early next year
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Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into State's handling of pandemic will be carried out early next year

Sep 24th 2021, 7:28 PM 8,801 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach says he believes there will be a ‘challenging winter’.

Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit
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Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit

Sep 24th 2021, 6:50 PM 18,690 Views 27 Comments

Irish shoppers are being advised to start planning their Christmas purchases as soon as they can.

Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister
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Families and children of public figures are 'not fair game', says minister

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 20,877 Views 18 Comments

Coveney said he was not sure whether legislation to tackle protests at the homes of politicians would be possible.

'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York
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'I've been busy this week': Coveney says he's not met or spoken to Zappone while in New York

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:26 PM 11,408 Views 24 Comments

Zappone has declined an invite to come before an Oireachtas Committee to discuss her abandoned appointment as UN special envoy.

Taoiseach denies that UN resolution on climate change and global conflict is doomed
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Taoiseach denies that UN resolution on climate change and global conflict is doomed

Updated Sep 23rd 2021, 3:00 PM 7,087 Views 8 Comments

The Taoiseach is chairing the UN Security Council debate in New York today.

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington
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Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:40 AM 9,515 Views 25 Comments

Irish politicians in the US have rubbished claims by a UK minister that Joe Biden doesn’t understand Brexit.

Closing arguments under way in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
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Closing arguments under way in R Kelly sex trafficking trial

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:21 AM 8,339 Views 0 Comments

The singer has been accused of sexually abusing girls, boys and young women.

Taoiseach to chair UN Security Council debate in New York today
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Taoiseach to chair UN Security Council debate in New York today

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 8,621 Views 21 Comments

This is the first time a Taoiseach has chaired the UN Security Council.

'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal
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'Talk is cheap': Irish-Americans confront Taoiseach in New York on mica scandal

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:35 PM 36,106 Views 33 Comments

Micheál Martin sat down with two Irish-Americans who confronted him on the mica issue.

Government to do what is 'right and proper' with bonus for frontline workers, says Taoiseach
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Government to do what is 'right and proper' with bonus for frontline workers, says Taoiseach

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:29 PM 29,101 Views 75 Comments

Micheál Martin said an announcement on the bonus will be made ‘shortly’.

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'
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Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:12 PM 15,368 Views 24 Comments

President Joe Biden yesterday warned that the peace process should not be jeopardised.

Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines
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Vietnam asks Taoiseach for assistance in sourcing Covid-19 vaccines

Sep 21st 2021, 8:35 PM 22,757 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach held a number of bilateral meetings at the UN in New York today.

Taoiseach visits 9/11 memorial and lays flowers alongside names of Irish people who died
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Taoiseach visits 9/11 memorial and lays flowers alongside names of Irish people who died

Sep 21st 2021, 7:47 AM 14,143 Views 6 Comments

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks.

Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban
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Taoiseach and NY governor welcome lifting of US travel ban

Sep 20th 2021, 8:08 PM 27,884 Views 10 Comments

The White House announced the change in the current travel ban into the US today.

Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-level week' begins as Martin meets new state Governor today
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Taoiseach in NYC: 'High-level week' begins as Martin meets new state Governor today

Sep 20th 2021, 9:33 AM 7,748 Views 14 Comments

The Taoiseach travelled to New York yesterday to begin a series of UN events.

The Taoiseach is heading to NYC for a busy schedule of UN events (and will also drop by 30 Rock)
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The Taoiseach is heading to NYC for a busy schedule of UN events (and will also drop by 30 Rock)

Sep 19th 2021, 7:13 AM 27,005 Views 35 Comments

The Taoiseach will chair a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday.

New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder
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New York millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 84,498 Views 14 Comments

The 78-year-old Durst will appeal against the conviction, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims
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World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Updated Sep 11th 2021, 7:45 PM 40,895 Views 60 Comments
  • The commemorations will take place at the Pentagon, Shanksville in Pennsylvania and at the World Trade Centre in New York.
Here's how the US is marking 20 years since the September 11 attacks
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# Twin Towers

Here's how the US is marking 20 years since the September 11 attacks

Sep 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 22,338 Views 31 Comments

The US and other countries, including Ireland, are remembering the victims of 9/11 on its 20th anniversary.

'We need enormous effort': Coveney leads UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan in New York
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'We need enormous effort': Coveney leads UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan in New York

Updated Sep 9th 2021, 9:40 PM 22,746 Views 32 Comments

The foreign affairs minister visited the 9/11 memorial earlier today.

Ground zero rebuilding in New York still unfinished, 20 years later
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# September 11

Ground zero rebuilding in New York still unfinished, 20 years later

Sep 9th 2021, 2:38 PM 32,367 Views 16 Comments

Two planned skyscrapers, a performing arts centre and a church are still unfinished at the site.

Coveney to chair UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan in New York
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Coveney to chair UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan in New York

Sep 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 10,288 Views 39 Comments

The foreign affairs minister will also visit the 9/11 memorial ahead of the 20th anniversary of the attack.

Biden says extreme weather across US this summer is a sign of worse to come
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# CLIMATE CRISIS

Biden says extreme weather across US this summer is a sign of worse to come

Sep 7th 2021, 7:46 PM 16,100 Views 21 Comments

Biden flew to storm-ravaged New York and New Jersey today after the states were struck by Hurricane Ida last week.

Tributes paid to The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams
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Tributes paid to The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K Williams

Updated Sep 7th 2021, 7:31 AM 61,983 Views 36 Comments

Williams, 54, was found dead in his apartment in Brooklyn on Monday.

Hurricane Ida: Huge clean-up takes place after dozens killed in US floods
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Hurricane Ida: Huge clean-up takes place after dozens killed in US floods

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 1:29 PM 23,641 Views 10 Comments

The toll was highest in New Jersey, where 23 people died in heavy rains.

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