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Vieira questions rules as Chelsea loanee set to miss FA Cup semi-final
Conor Gallagher is likely to be unavailable to play for Crystal Palace in the final-four clash against his parent club.
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The return of the bar: The raft of new measures for hospitality have been revealed
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said guidance would be practical and that common sense will apply.
Guidance was published in full this evening.
Minister Catherine Martin said people will be able to queue at the bar once social distancing is observed.
The 11.30 pm closing time for hospitality is to be scrapped.
'The pandemic is growing': Professor Nolan on why we're seeing high and growing Covid-19 incidence
'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume
HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards
The guidelines can be implemented from 1 November.
15 minutes of full-contact training per week - World Rugby's new guidelines
Leinster are among the clubs who have agreed to track their contact loads using mouthguard technology.
'Huge disappointment' about new draft maternity restriction guidance, advocates say
Campaigners have criticised differing guidance for private rooms and those with multiple beds.
Eamon Ryan 'regrets' controversy caused by Zappone and Green Party events
“In hindsight, in terms of maintaining public confidence, I’d prefer had we not attended those events,” the minister said today.
Minister asks public and churches for patience on communions and confirmations
Charlie McConalogue asked people to follow the public health guidelines and to hold off on hosting the ceremonies.
People in nursing homes can have one visitor a week from 7 December
As part of new guidelines, visitors will be allowed at Levels 3 to 5 under compassionate grounds.
'Do it for you, do it for your family': Teenager who survived Covid-19 urges young people to follow guidelines
Jack Edge spent twelve days in ICU after contracting Covid-19 in April.
GAA ask teams to avoid huddles and celebrations 'involving close physical contact'
Team photographs should also be avoided ‘unless in seated area conforming to social distancing’.
Any attendance at Leinster game likely to be made up of players and their families
The government’s new ‘Living with Covid’ document allows for up to up to 200 spectators.
Gardaí increase patrols in Dublin as Covid-19 cases rise
Deputy Commissioner, policing and security, John Twomey said gardaí will have a “high visibility presence” in Dublin.
Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says
Minister Simon Harris said the government doesn’t care “whether you went for the banoffee”.
Third level students will need to maintain two-metre social distance while on campus
The guidance was issued for third level students ahead of the upcoming academic year.
World Rugby document says matches with large crowds unlikely before vaccine
Full-contact training will also present a major challenge for rugby teams.
Uefa opens door to domestic leagues being cancelled ‘in special cases’
The national member associations of European football’s governing body gathered for a conference call on Tuesday.
Traveller organisations urge mourners to avoid mass gatherings at funerals
Yesterday, video footage emerged of a large Traveller funeral being held in Birr, Offaly.
Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government
The abortion law won’t change later this month if the NI Executive is restored by 21 October.
Irish influencers 'must have evidence' to back up their Instagram claims about wellness products
One influencer claimed that a gut-health product stopped their irritable bowel syndrome.
Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage
‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.
How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem
The new version of the anthem was performed by a Deaf choir accompanied by an army band piper in Leinster House yesterday.
Judges to get new sentencing guidelines after Sinn Féin deal with government
It is hoped that the bill will be at committee stage before the end of the current Dáil term.
Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'
“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”
EU leaders approve guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit relations and trade talks
However, the major issue of the Irish border still remains unresolved.
The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be
The allocation of state board memberships has caused no end of controversy in Ireland in the past.
No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines
The Housing Department today published new draft guidelines around apartment developments.
TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported
This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.
'There's a lot of deceit and fraud coming from the puppy farm sector' - Charity criticises new guidelines
Proposed new guidlines for dog breeding have gone out to public consultation.
Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules
A Dublin City Councillor is bringing forward a motion to rename a street in Dublin after Halppanavar.
Jokes about the Queen's sex life on BBC Radio 4 ruled as 'personal, intrusive and derogatory'
The BBC issued a formal apology on its Corrections and Clarifications section shortly after the broadcast.
Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary
The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.
Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital
The HSE has said that H1N1 is now considered a “seasonal flu virus”.
37 people in Ireland died from asthma attacks last year
And Leo wants this figure to drop.
A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner
Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.
Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work
New study looks at the outcomes after resuscitation.
Muslim communities share guidelines on how to deal with cartoons
The ‘survivors’ edition’ of Charlie Hebdo features a depiction of Mohammed on its cover page.
'Never again': New guidelines introduced after Savita's tragic death
An early warning system in maternity hospitals is to be standardised.
Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with
The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.
Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms
However, it has been criticised for ‘not going far enough’, with tax increases falling short of what was recommended by an Oireachtas committee.
Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now
Businesses must adhere to health and safety rules, but there is nothing specifically tailored for the industry.