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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Briefing

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NPHET recommends 5pm closing time for pubs and restaurants, Cabinet set to meet tomorrow
It comes amid warnings from the HSE that the health service is at extremely high risk levels.
'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.
Coronavirus: Two further deaths and nine new cases confirmed in Ireland
The figures were released this evening.
Number of people attending Irish emergency departments begins to creep up as Covid fears lower
Mass testing of nursing home residents and staff at the facilities is also now complete.
Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 76 new confirmed cases in Ireland
The Department of Health released the figures this evening.
Covid-19 outbreaks confirmed in 100 disability settings
There have also been 36 outbreaks in mental health facilities, the HSE said.
HSE confident it will be able to carry out 100,000 Covid-19 tests per week by mid-May
A roadmap devised by the HSE and the Department of Health is to go before members of the Cabinet this week.
Gardaí have intervened in close to 50 attempted gangland hits
Four men were arrested over the weekend and remain in custody today.
On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger
And Arnie had a suitably withering response for the president elect’s barb about the actor’s ratings for his Apprentice TV show.
Here's the full transcript from David Nucifora's Aviva Stadium media briefing
The Australian performance director answered questions about NIQ signings, Robbie Henshaw and more.
Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach is a spoofer who is making an eejit of himself
The Sinn Féin president has heavily criticised Enda Kenny today.
'What happened here is very clear': Fine Gael backbenchers got an interesting Gardagate FAQ
An email was sent to Fine Gael TDs, Senators and MEPs last week dealing with questions about the ongoing controversy surrounding the Minister for Justice and the gardaí.
Taoiseach was ‘anxious’ for his TDs to support ‘three days of backslapping’ in Dáil
The coalition’s decision to devote up to 11 hours of Dáil time to its priorities for the year ahead was preceded with an email to Fine Gael backbenchers informing them that their leader was ‘anxious’ they contribute.
Obama: 'We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable'
The US president addressed the nation from the White House this evening.
US saw 'a dollop of complacency' in Irish efforts to pursue alleged terrorists
The latest Wikileaks cables highlight American concerns.
Who's this Taison fella? 5 things to know before Shakhtar Donetsk vs Borussia Dortmund
If the Battle of the Bernabeu isn’t your cup of cha, here’s what you can expect in tonight’s other Champions League tie.
Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster
The Kiwi coach says the imminent return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Chris Henry will make next week’s team selection very tough.
Heineken Cup cheat sheet: your guide to the weekend’s rugby action
Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all named their starting XV’s this afternoon
Pro12 Cheat Sheet: your guide to the weekend’s rugby action
It’s business as usual after the recent interprovincial clashes in the Pro12. Here’s the latest from the four Irish provinces.
Pro12 Cheat Sheet: your guide to the Christmas rugby action
After a brief Heineken Cup hiatus, the Pro12 returns on St Stephen’s Day with two mouth-watering interprovincial clashes. Here’s everything you need to know.
Heineken Cup cheat sheet: your guide to the weekend's rugby action
Here’s your cut-out and keep guide to what awaits the Irish provinces in the Heineken Cup this weekend.
Pro12 Cheat Sheet: your guide to the weekend's rugby action
Here’s a cut-out and keep guide to what awaits the Irish provinces on jam-packed weekend of action in the RaboDirect Pro12.
Heineken Cup cheat sheet: your guide to the weekend’s rugby action
Here’s your cut-out and keep guide to what awaits the Irish provinces on another jam-packed weekend of Heineken Cup action.
Previews: All the team news from this weekend's Premier League games
Fernando Torres begins his suspension, Rooney and Hernandez to start and injury problems for both Spurs and Arsenal…