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Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Interconnector
North-South interconnector 'ready to enter construction phase' after independent review
Construction is anticipated to be completed by 2026.
Last year
# approval
Martin O’Neill hails Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou for ‘sticking to his beliefs’
After replacing Neil Lennon last summer, Postecoglou oversaw mixed results as he tried to put together a new team and implement his philosophy.
# Glanbia
Appeal against proposed Kilkenny cheese plant dismissed by Supreme Court
The proposed cheese factory would be located in Kilkenny.
Approval granted for Waterford Airport's €12m runway extension
Business groups hope the extension will help attract commercial carriers for the airport.
All time
# you only get one shot
The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency
Governments across the EU have been eagerly awaiting its approval as they struggle to roll-out vaccinations on a large scale.
The is the fourth coronavirus vaccine given the green light by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
The vaccine data was "robust and met the criteria for efficacy, safety and quality"
Ireland is set to received 600,000 initial doses but that could be hampered by supply issues
J&J vaccine to be approved today - but will supply issues hamper Ireland's progress?
Explainer: Here's what we know about Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine
# pfizer vaccine
Donnelly says UK and EU 'only a few weeks apart' on vaccine approval
The vaccine has been authorised by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) for emergency use.
# approval
Etihad Stadium given green light to host Manchester City’s clash with Liverpool
It was one of five matches that police had asked to be held at a neutral venue because of safety concerns.
# Green Light
Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October
A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.
# Moving Forward
After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability
A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
# Paris Agreement
Ireland takes "significant step" in fighting climate change
“The signing of this treaty signals a move in a new direction,” said the Green Party’s Eamon Ryan.
# like dem apples
An Bord Pleanála approves Apple's €850 million Galway data centre
The huge installation was first announced in February 2015.
# take a step back
A peeing droid has caused Google to suspend its map editing service
A “strong user” who had auto-approval privileges was responsible for the prank.
# fresh pair of eyes
Google is now getting humans to review all Android apps
As well as using automated tools, Google’s staff will check each app and update before they’re approved.
# sex and glass
Google Glass app allows you to see what your partner sees during sex
# Open for Business
US employees ordered to return to work today as shut down ends
President Barack Obama signed the measure which will raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government late last night.
# funding fight
HSE: 'Wicklow Hospice will require additional capital funding'
The HSE said the hospice has only been included “for mention” in submissions for the 2014 Service Plan and that several sites are being considered.
# approval
British Open should return to Portrush - McDowell
G-Mac urged golfing authorities to considere using the venue for the illustrious event.