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From The42 Doubts persist over inter-county season on sobering week for GAA Shutdown

Doubts persist over inter-county season on sobering week for GAA

The GAA have informed clubs in Kildare, Offaly and Laois that outdoor facilities can re-open for training.

From The42 Three Cork GAA clubs call a halt to all activities as Covid-19 precaution Shutdown

Three Cork GAA clubs call a halt to all activities as Covid-19 precaution

Some Argideen Rangers members told the club they may have been in contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus.

From TheJournal.ie 'Why I believe homework should be banned', by one primary school student Homework

'Why I believe homework should be banned', by one primary school student

Misha McEnaney is a fifth class student. He outlines why he believes homework should be banned for all children.

From TheJournal.ie Zoombombing, FaceTiming and finding your light: surviving working from home Working Remotely

Zoombombing, FaceTiming and finding your light: surviving working from home

Sarah Geraghty offers some helpful advice to those dealing with new forms of communication via technology.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lockdown, disability and me': One man shares his thoughts on the Covid-19 shutdown Opinion

'Lockdown, disability and me': One man shares his thoughts on the Covid-19 shutdown

James Rickard has Cerebral Palsy. He says this shutdown has reminded him of the importance of connection.

From The42 GAA say no inter-county games to be played before October Shutdown

GAA say no inter-county games to be played before October

While not ruling them out, the Association say there is a ‘lack of appetite’ for the staging of games behind closed doors.

From TheJournal.ie 'We lost 92% of business in 24 hours, but we've adapted fast and maybe people can learn from us' Business Matters

'We lost 92% of business in 24 hours, but we've adapted fast and maybe people can learn from us'

Kieran Doyle of Doyles Veg Prep explains how quick thinking after the shutdown has enabled his business to continue.

From TheJournal.ie Businesses told to check 'essential workers' list again as some may have closed in error Re-opening

Businesses told to check 'essential workers' list again as some may have closed in error

Minister Heather Humphreys said some businesses may have closed when there was no need to.

From TheJournal.ie A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker Saturday Serving

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker

Tracey Jeffrey had built a breadmaking business that relied on tourism, but when that stopped overnight, she decided to bake for her neighbours.

From TheJournal.ie How one coffee business is adapting to Covid-19 changes with a new support scheme Business Matters

How one coffee business is adapting to Covid-19 changes with a new support scheme

Ferg Brown from Roasted Brown has come up with a way to boost his own coffee sales while supporting his customers.

From TheJournal.ie Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland Irish Politics

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland

Dr Stephen Onakuse says the Irish electorate displayed a new empathy in GE2020 and somehow, the coronavirus brought the changes they sought.

From The42 Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown Adjustments

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown

Contracts covering the 2019/20 season in England are set to expire on 30 June.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: People on social welfare income support now tops 710,000 Shutdown

Coronavirus: People on social welfare income support now tops 710,000

A total of 507,000 were issued with a Pandemic Unemployment Payment last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses? Shutdown

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?

All of these indicators suggested a market that was growing, with supply remaining low relative to demand.

From The42 ‘This is like a war - Irish sport and the Irish economy will need a Marshall Plan’ Crisis

‘This is like a war - Irish sport and the Irish economy will need a Marshall Plan’

Fianna Fáil sports spokesperson warns that it could be months before we see top-level sport again in Ireland.

From The42 Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies Shutdown

Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies

Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has suggested that the Wallabies could travel to Ireland instead later in the year.

From The42 The US Open golf is set to be postponed until later in the summer Shutdown

The US Open golf is set to be postponed until later in the summer

The Masters and the PGA Championship have already been postponed.

From The42 The Aintree Grand National has been cancelled due to coronavirus Shutdown

The Aintree Grand National has been cancelled due to coronavirus

Officials accept that it would not be possible to stage the race behind closed doors.

From The42 Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks Shutdown

Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks

The 2020 season will not start until mid-May at the earliest.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach may seek special powers to close pubs and nightclubs over Covid-19 Shutdown

Taoiseach may seek special powers to close pubs and nightclubs over Covid-19

Images on social media showed busy pubs around the country last night despite recommendations against indoor gatherings.

From The42 Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream Shutdown This post contains videos

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream

Is this the immediate future of sports?

From The42 'Just because there's no live sport, that doesn't mean we're stopping' - Sports media versus the shutdown THE SHOW GOES ON

'Just because there's no live sport, that doesn't mean we're stopping' - Sports media versus the shutdown

Media outlets across Ireland are finding ways to adapt to a world without live sport.

From TheJournal.ie What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers Coronavirus

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers

People are being advised to work from home if possible from 6pm today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't stockpile': Ministers Harris and Humphreys warn against coronavirus panic-buying Covid-19

'We shouldn't stockpile': Ministers Harris and Humphreys warn against coronavirus panic-buying

The ministers were speaking today following the announcement about the closure of schools, colleges and cultural institutions from 6pm.

From The42 La Liga suspend games for two weeks with Real Madrid players quarantined Shutdown

La Liga suspend games for two weeks with Real Madrid players quarantined

Football has been shut down for a fortnight in Spain as coronavirus crisis worsens.

From The42 Every football match in England set to go behind closed doors Action Plan

Every football match in England set to go behind closed doors

A report in today’s London Times says UK government set to impose action plan to deal with coronavirus pandemic. Doubts exist over final day at Cheltenham.

From The42 Premier League and Cheltenham given green light to continue Shutdown

Premier League and Cheltenham given green light to continue

Fears that Premier League games and Cheltenham Festival would be forced behind closed doors have eased – for now.

From TheJournal.ie Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties Shutdown

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

From TheJournal.ie Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests Shutdown

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself Border Wall

Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself

The US president’s wall is far from a sure thing even now.

From TheJournal.ie US congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown that sees Trump get fraction of border wall funding Ringfenced

US congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown that sees Trump get fraction of border wall funding

Trump had demanded $5.7 billion but the deal sees $1.36 billion allocated.

From TheJournal.ie Disruption at major US airport after drone sighting Newark

Disruption at major US airport after drone sighting

In December, London’s Gatwick airport was paralysed for 36 hours after a drone sighting.

From TheJournal.ie 'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal Tit For Tat

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday called Trump’s deal a “non-starter”.

From TheJournal.ie US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money Trump

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

From TheJournal.ie Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border Shutdown

Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border

Trump will be speaking from the Diplomatic Room at 8pm.

From TheJournal.ie Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown Shutdown

Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown

There was no sign early today of a breakthrough in the showdown between Trump and Democrats in Congress.

From TheJournal.ie Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons Prime Time Audience

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons

Pelosi says that the shutdown has meant that the Secret Service cannot plan properly.

From TheJournal.ie Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff Happy Meal This post contains videos

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff

“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

From TheJournal.ie US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits Shutdown

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits

No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.

From TheJournal.ie Government shutdown becomes longest in US history Border Wall

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

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