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Today’s News

Man (30s) charged after garda driven at near Covid-19 checkpoint

The incident happened while gardaí were conducting a Covid-19 checkpoint at Ravensdale.

Two-metre distance to be discussed as Chief Medical Officer briefs ministers on Covid-19 response

There have been calls to halve the guideline from 2m to 1m.

Cuts of €6-€14 billion until 2025 needed to recover from Covid-19 pandemic, Fiscal Council warns

There will be ‘almost historic highs’ of debt ratios in Ireland as a result of Covid-19, the Fiscal Council’s report states.

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

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Ryanair customers to wait up to 6 months for refunds and a 'prolonged' economic shock: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what’s making headlines in relation to Covid-19 both here and abroad.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland - do you wear sunscreen? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When it's sunny in Ireland - do you wear sunscreen?

It’s going to be a warm and sunny week across the country.

From The42 Irish firm in line for key role in safe return of Premier League Making Contact

Irish firm in line for key role in safe return of Premier League

STATSports, which is based in Newry, was founded by Louth natives Sean O’Connor and Alan Clarke.

Family of Irish teenager who fell to his death in Australia ask for candles to be lit in his memory

Cian English (19) died while trying to flee a group of armed robbers, police have alleged

Man (30s) dies following collision involving tractor and motorcycle in Co Mayo

The incident happened on the N59 between Mulranny and Newport at 8.30pm.

EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund EU

EU chief von der Leyen to propose €1 trillion coronavirus recovery fund

It comes after Germany and France proposed a €500 billion fund instead of coronabonds – but it’s still not clear if the funds will be loans or grants.

Twitter adds fact-check warning to election posts by Donald Trump

Trump claimed postal voting would be “fraudulent” and that “mail boxes will be robbed”.

Wellness Wednesday: Gardening can cultivate calm and resilience in any crisis

As many people take to the garden during the Covid-19 shutdown, Fiann Ó Nualláin says there’s a mindful approach to the tasks that can improve wellbeing.

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

Nursing homes timeline: Early predictions of problems with PPE, hospital discharges and poaching of staff in letters

Hundreds of pages of correspondence between Nursing Homes Ireland and the Department of Health were released yesterday.

Yesterday’s News

JK Rowling announces new fairytale for children will be published free online

The Harry Potter author said she wrote The Ickabog 10 years ago.

The new Munster Technological University will be established in 2021

The new technological university will be formed by Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tralee.

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

Gardaí 'extremely concerned' for teenage girl missing since last week

Chantelle Doyle (14) was last seen on Eden Quay, Dublin 1, last Thursday.

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From The42 ‘I swapped a Volkswagen Golf for a BMW and thought I’d made it’ Butler Service

‘I swapped a Volkswagen Golf for a BMW and thought I’d made it’

Named man of the match on his full Premier League debut, Tommy Butler was dubbed the new Damien Duff. But injuries ruined the career of one of the brightest prospects Irish football ever had.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Nursing homes, the Leaving Cert and Dominic Cummings made the headlines today.

Officials looking at 'creative' ways they could allow nursing home visits again

Dr Holohan said health officials are ‘very sensitive’ to the issue and aware of the impact on the mental health of residents.

'I know you'll be very sad but I'll always be with you': Woman wrote letter to sister before dying from Covid-19

“Yours is the hardest letter to write, how can I put into words how much I love you.”

Covid-19 transported to Direct Provision centre in Caherciveen from Dublin, Dáil committee told

Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley made the claims at a sitting of the Dáil Covid-19 committee today.

From The42 Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund Dominant

Exquisite Kimmich goal hands Bayern vital win in top-of-the-table clash with Dortmund

Bayern are now seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.

Your evening longread: The strange illness that struck girls in a Mexican town

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Eleven people accused of offences relating to alleged abuse and neglect of children

The defendants, who range in age from 25 to 76, face over 200 charges.

Gardaí spat or coughed at 80 times during Covid-19 travel restrictions

New figures from 8 April to 23 May show gardai used anti-spit guards 60 times.

Former UK health secretary says Dominic Cummings was in 'clear breach of lockdown rules'

Senior Tory figures have said it was “humiliating” to watch cabinet ministers defend Dominic Cummings.

Over 33,000 Leaving Cert students have registered for Calculated Grades system

Students have until 10pm on Thursday 28 May to register.

The Remote: Space Force blasts off, Normal People in Sweden and Munster finals in the sun - it's your weekly TV guide On The Box This post contains videos

The Remote: Space Force blasts off, Normal People in Sweden and Munster finals in the sun - it's your weekly TV guide

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath

Gardaí helped CAB carry out the search operation today.

Nine more deaths in Ireland but none in Northern Ireland: Today's Covid-19 main points

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is now 1,615.

Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 37 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Debunked: No, Donald Trump did not say he'd run as a Republican because of their 'dumb voters'

A commonly-shared image purporting to be from a 1998 interview with People Magazine is a fake.

No new Covid-19 deaths reported in Northern Ireland

This is the first time since the pandemic took hold in late March that the daily figure has been zero.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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