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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

Nov 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 59,870 Views 20 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

Coronavirus: 4,650 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 4,650 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 18th 2021, 5:10 PM 81,159 Views 121 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said around one in six people in Ireland experienced Covid-like symptoms in the past week.

'A very worrying picture': There's been a 25% increase in Covid hospital admissions in a week
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'A very worrying picture': There's been a 25% increase in Covid hospital admissions in a week

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 2:10 PM 85,223 Views 140 Comments
  • It will be "difficult" to continue the level of care in ICU if numbers approaches 150; there are currently 117 people with Covid-19 in ICU.
  • COO of the HSE Anne O'Connor said that there has been a 41% increase in ICU admissions in a week.
  • The Cabinet sub-committee on Covid is set to meet this evening to consider NPHET's latest advice.
Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin
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Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin

Nov 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 58,373 Views 9 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying going out and socialising with friends again after the lockdowns.

Weathering the storm: Where does Ireland go from here on climate change?
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Weathering the storm: Where does Ireland go from here on climate change?

Nov 14th 2021, 7:00 PM 12,419 Views 22 Comments

We’ve spent the last six weeks diving into the climate crisis at The Good Information Project.

'Our fragile planet is hanging by a thread': COP26 deal agreed by global leaders
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'Our fragile planet is hanging by a thread': COP26 deal agreed by global leaders

Nov 13th 2021, 7:56 PM 24,689 Views 37 Comments

Negotiations ran into overtime at the summit with some last-minute changes to the final deal.

Limited lockdowns and restrictions on unvaccinated: How Europe is dealing with Covid wave
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Limited lockdowns and restrictions on unvaccinated: How Europe is dealing with Covid wave

Nov 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 23,445 Views 81 Comments

New measures are on the cards in several countries as cases continue to climb.

Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19
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Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19

Nov 12th 2021, 10:41 PM 33,009 Views 85 Comments

Only around 65% of the population is fully vaccinated in Austria.

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October
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Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October

Nov 12th 2021, 9:40 PM 15,986 Views 27 Comments

An area more than half the size of the city of Rio de Janeiro of Amazon’s lush rainforest was cleared.

Covid-19 test centres experienced busiest day to date this week with over 23k tests in one day
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Covid-19 test centres experienced busiest day to date this week with over 23k tests in one day

Nov 12th 2021, 5:58 PM 20,436 Views 5 Comments

Test centres have been particularly busy in some parts of the country, including Dublin and Cork.

Government should consider reinstating work from home advice amid 'very high' Covid cases - NPHET
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Government should consider reinstating work from home advice amid 'very high' Covid cases - NPHET

Nov 12th 2021, 4:34 PM 19,121 Views 24 Comments

In his latest letter to the Minister for Health, the CMO said extending the use of Covid certificates should also be considered.

Poll: Are you in a position to work remotely?
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Poll: Are you in a position to work remotely?

Nov 12th 2021, 11:12 AM 21,993 Views 32 Comments

The Government is expecting that NPHET will reinforce its message urging people to work from home where possible.

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court
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Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court

Nov 12th 2021, 6:35 AM 14,796 Views 20 Comments

The appeals court set arguments in the case for 30 November.

New laws on alcohol advertising during sports and children's events come into force today
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New laws on alcohol advertising during sports and children's events come into force today

Nov 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,183 Views 26 Comments

It follows the banning of loyalty points for alcoholic drinks and the introduction of the so-called “booze curtain”.

Fourteen people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern India
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Fourteen people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern India

Nov 11th 2021, 10:56 PM 6,723 Views 3 Comments

Several districts in Tamil Nadu state are on high alert, braced for more downpours.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 11th 2021, 9:01 PM 9,678 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what made headlines today.

Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'
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Govt expects NPHET to formally advise work-from-home ‘where possible'

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 8:41 PM 55,488 Views 42 Comments

Political sources indicate health officials will be sending out a strong message to keep the rate of infection lower.

UN chief says climate pledges 'hollow' without phase out of fossil fuels
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UN chief says climate pledges 'hollow' without phase out of fossil fuels

Nov 11th 2021, 6:55 PM 4,408 Views 8 Comments

The negotiations at COP26 in Glasgow are nearing their end.

Plans for 30 homes in Meath Gaeltacht quashed over concerns about use of Irish language
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Plans for 30 homes in Meath Gaeltacht quashed over concerns about use of Irish language

Nov 11th 2021, 5:22 PM 35,985 Views 36 Comments

Conradh na Gaeilge said the ruling is an important victory that will inspire the whole Gaeltacht community.

Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions
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Belarus threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if EU imposes new sanctions

Nov 11th 2021, 4:47 PM 17,100 Views 28 Comments

Pressure is building to address the plight of migrants who are stuck at the Belarus-Poland border in freezing weather.

'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?
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'We have to pull the brake': Wales has suspended building roads for the climate. Should Ireland?

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 29,442 Views 61 Comments
  • Wales has paused most new road projects pending a review of whether they are consistent with the country's climate targets.
  • Transport experts say focusing investment on public transport instead of roads would be a positive if done right in Ireland, Lauren Boland reports.
  • But in rural areas, there are concerns that a stop to road-building could cut isolated communities off even further.
Ireland joins group of countries working to phase out oil and gas exploration
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Ireland joins group of countries working to phase out oil and gas exploration

Nov 11th 2021, 12:44 PM 8,354 Views 26 Comments

Several other countries have signed up to join this new alliance.

US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack
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US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack

Nov 11th 2021, 8:35 AM 29,136 Views 0 Comments

Kyle Rittenhouse gave evidence about the shootings in Wisconsin.

Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?
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Poll: Should Ireland suspend building roads for the climate?

Nov 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 31,461 Views 94 Comments

Wales has temporarily stopped building new roads, pending a review of projects as part of climate measures.

32-year-old man missing since Sunday found safe and well
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32-year-old man missing since Sunday found safe and well

Nov 11th 2021, 7:43 AM 47,521 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have thanked the public for its assistance.

World leaders urged to help negotiators in push for climate deal as COP26 enters final 48 hours
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World leaders urged to help negotiators in push for climate deal as COP26 enters final 48 hours

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 7:14 AM 3,604 Views 11 Comments
  • The conference has entered the last 48 hours of scheduled talks – but could overrun.
  • Yesterday, the UK COP presidency published a first draft of a deal that could be struck in Glasgow.
  • Eamon Ryan said yesterday the draft deal is "good" but needs more elements added to it.
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Australian firm recalls 2 million Covid-19 tests in US over increased chance of false positives

Nov 11th 2021, 7:09 AM 13,375 Views 11 Comments

A false positive test result indicates that a person has coronavirus when they do not.

Alec Baldwin sued over fatal shooting of cinematographer on film set
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Alec Baldwin sued over fatal shooting of cinematographer on film set

Nov 11th 2021, 6:42 AM 36,394 Views 0 Comments

The head of lighting alleges the death of Halyna Hutchins caused him ‘severe emotional distress’.

Not-for-profit housing association seeing 'huge difficulty' in delivering affordable apartments
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Not-for-profit housing association seeing 'huge difficulty' in delivering affordable apartments

Nov 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,441 Views 3 Comments

Circle VHA will add an additional 1,500 homes to its portfolio and its CEO has said it could do more.

Mary Robinson says some world leaders failing to hit 'crisis mode' over climate change
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Mary Robinson says some world leaders failing to hit 'crisis mode' over climate change

Nov 10th 2021, 10:28 PM 15,136 Views 29 Comments

The former president took aim at Australia, Saudi Arabia and others in an emotional interview today.

China and US unveil surprise climate pact at COP26 summit
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China and US unveil surprise climate pact at COP26 summit

Nov 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 13,125 Views 11 Comments

Last week US President Joe Biden criticised the decision of China’s President Xi Jinping not to attend the Glasgow summit.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Nov 10th 2021, 9:00 PM 8,303 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made headlines today.

Article 16: Taoiseach warns of 'self-fulfilling prophecy' as UK Brexit Minister tells EU to 'stay calm'
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Article 16: Taoiseach warns of 'self-fulfilling prophecy' as UK Brexit Minister tells EU to 'stay calm'

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 6:21 PM 36,983 Views 42 Comments

David Frost was speaking in the House of Lords this afternoon.

COP26 draft cover deal 'good' but needs to be 'strengthened', Eamon Ryan says
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COP26 draft cover deal 'good' but needs to be 'strengthened', Eamon Ryan says

Nov 10th 2021, 3:59 PM 6,562 Views 11 Comments

A draft version of a potential agreement for the UN climate summit was released this morning.

Schull teens travel to Dublin to tell Facebook to 'face up' to impact of algorithms
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Schull teens travel to Dublin to tell Facebook to 'face up' to impact of algorithms

Nov 10th 2021, 3:26 PM 19,086 Views 10 Comments

The students are calling on Minister Catherine Martin to hold an urgent inquiry into the conduct of Facebook.

Government to appoint independent mediator to resolve Doolin Coast Guard unit issues
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Government to appoint independent mediator to resolve Doolin Coast Guard unit issues

Nov 10th 2021, 2:40 PM 9,711 Views 3 Comments

Six long-serving volunteers confirmed last week they were leaving the Doolin unit with immediate effect.

The deadline for submitting Local Property Tax valuations is today
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The deadline for submitting Local Property Tax valuations is today

Nov 10th 2021, 1:30 PM 34,826 Views 38 Comments

The tax applies to all residential properties in the country.

Met Éireann teaming with three countries to create supercomputer to advance weather forecasting
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Met Éireann teaming with three countries to create supercomputer to advance weather forecasting

Nov 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 27,797 Views 40 Comments

Planned to be operational by early 2023, the new supercomputer will provide high-resolution weather forecasts.

Irish ME patients hope HSE will follow UK and scrap exercise therapy guidance
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Irish ME patients hope HSE will follow UK and scrap exercise therapy guidance

Nov 10th 2021, 9:00 AM 26,631 Views 5 Comments

Representatives have said the use of graded exercise therapy has resulted in relapses in some patients.

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