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Increased demand for PCR testing puts strain on HSE booking systems
The HSE has said it has capacity for about 225,000 PCR tests this week.
Shop workers facing 'worrying' rise in verbal abuse from customers this Christmas
Mandate is calling for greater respect for retail workers on the frontline.
'Abuse is never part of the job': Calls for employers and consumers to respect retail workers this Christmas
Trade union Mandate said it has received numerous complaints from retail workers.
'It's going to be a disaster for us': Retailers call for clarity and support ahead of tightening of Covid restrictions
Business owners aren’t holding out hope for all retailers to be deemed essential.
World 100m champion Coleman cries foul as he's hit with provisional suspension
The sprinter has missed four tests on ‘whereabouts’ grounds in the space of 18 months.
Dublin Airport faces busiest day today as Christmas rush begins
More than 1,600 performers from local schools and choirs will be there to greet the tens of thousands arriving in today.
Driver facing €3,000 fine for using mother-in-law's disabled parking permit to go late-night shopping
The person could also be jailed for six months.
Marks & Spencer on Grafton St evacuated over "false alarm"
It is expected to reopen soon.
Retailers "disappointed" as Christmas sales are down on 2012
The slump pre-Christmas means big sales from St Stephens’ Day, says a representative group.
Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips
Supermarket share analysts say the notion of the ‘big shop’ not as popular as before – while supermarket market grows slightly here for second month in row.