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# italy - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Number of UK cases jumps to 273
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Number of UK cases jumps to 273

Updated Mar 8th 2020, 4:44 PM 66,524 Views 123 Comments

A quarter of the Italian population has been put under lockdown.

Covid-19: 'Do not travel' to Lombardy and other isolated Italian regions, DFA warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 'Do not travel' to Lombardy and other isolated Italian regions, DFA warns

Mar 8th 2020, 1:21 PM 33,205 Views 80 Comments

The new advice was issued today by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# italy - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream

Updated Mar 7th 2020, 3:12 PM 52,394 Views 46 Comments

In Greece, a row has erupted over whether to cancel Holy Communion, while China has just 99 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# italy - Thursday 5 March, 2020

‘Six Nations has been undermined even further by postponements’
# Fixture Chaos
From The42
# Fixture Chaos

‘Six Nations has been undermined even further by postponements’

Mar 5th 2020, 2:06 PM 11,727 Views 9 Comments

Eddie O’Sullivan believes re-fixing Italy games was only call to make – but says structure of tournament remains deeply flawed.

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed
# BACKLOG
From The42
# BACKLOG

Six Nations 'fully intends' to complete championship as Italy v England postponed

Mar 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 3,914 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Munster and Connacht have seen Pro14 visits to Italy postponed.

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations
# Opposition
From The42
# Opposition

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations

Mar 5th 2020, 1:04 PM 7,872 Views 3 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side will provide opposition at today’s session.

Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Six Nations to postpone Italy-England match in Rome

Mar 5th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,206 Views 38 Comments

There was an option to play the fixture behind closed doors, but organisers have moved to postpone it until later in the year.

# italy - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Covid-19 in Italy: All schools and universities to close until mid-March, sports events to take place without fans until April
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 in Italy: All schools and universities to close until mid-March, sports events to take place without fans until April

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 7:44 PM 69,127 Views 94 Comments

Government ministers met to discuss measures this afternoon.

# italy - Monday 2 March, 2020

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19
# Cancellations
# Cancellations

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19

Mar 2nd 2020, 5:30 PM 21,768 Views 25 Comments

The cancellations will occur between Tuesday 17 March and Wednesday 8 April.

# italy - Friday 28 February, 2020

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility
# New Plans
From The42
# New Plans

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility

Feb 28th 2020, 1:05 PM 5,218 Views 9 Comments

Andy Farrell’s squad will train next week even without a game to play.

# italy - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Governments will step in and make call on Italy-England game
# Big Call
From The42
# Big Call

Governments will step in and make call on Italy-England game

Feb 27th 2020, 10:20 AM 5,404 Views 10 Comments

March 14 game between the two countries remains on for now – but the Italian and British governments will have the final say.

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,242 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# italy - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Ireland v Italy off - so what happens next?
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland v Italy off - so what happens next?

Feb 26th 2020, 5:08 PM 11,177 Views 9 Comments

The decision to postpone next month’s Six Nations match will cause chaos with the rugby calendar. Deciding when to play it again is just one of the big problems rugby’s top brass have to solve.

Covid-19: Department of Foreign Affairs urges people not to travel to 11 Italian 'red zones'
# Red Zones
# Red Zones

Covid-19: Department of Foreign Affairs urges people not to travel to 11 Italian 'red zones'

Feb 26th 2020, 4:41 PM 29,192 Views 10 Comments

There has been an increase in the number of confirmed cases in Italy

Ireland to proceed with two-day camp and make new plans after Italy game postponed
# PLAN OF ACTION
From The42
# PLAN OF ACTION

Ireland to proceed with two-day camp and make new plans after Italy game postponed

Feb 26th 2020, 3:20 PM 12,563 Views 21 Comments

Ireland now turn their attention towards a visit to Paris on 14 March.

# italy - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 3:20 PM 95,381 Views 69 Comments

Here at home the National Public Health Emergency Team is meeting to monitor the situation and advance preparedness plans.

Hundreds of tourists at Tenerife hotel in isolation after Italian citizen tests positive for coronavirus
# Adeje
# Adeje

Hundreds of tourists at Tenerife hotel in isolation after Italian citizen tests positive for coronavirus

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 1:07 PM 78,719 Views 97 Comments

A number of Irish nationals staying in the area have made contact with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?

Feb 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 62,628 Views 52 Comments

The State has a “mitigation” strategy ready to roll out if the “containment” strategy fails.

# italy - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We're going to stick it out': Irishman and family in self-imposed quarantine in Italy during coronavirus lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We're going to stick it out': Irishman and family in self-imposed quarantine in Italy during coronavirus lockdown

Feb 24th 2020, 10:39 PM 33,224 Views 7 Comments

“Myself and my wife are lucky because we can work online most of the time,” Vincent Healy said.

Irish citizens advised to avoid travelling to areas in Italy affected by coronavirus
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Irish citizens advised to avoid travelling to areas in Italy affected by coronavirus

Feb 24th 2020, 11:13 AM 41,221 Views 33 Comments

A fifth person has died from Covid-19 today in Italy.

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 9:47 AM 40,190 Views 48 Comments

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

# italy - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Lazio on Juve's heels, Roma resume winning ways amid coronavirus lockdown in Italy
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Lazio on Juve's heels, Roma resume winning ways amid coronavirus lockdown in Italy

Feb 23rd 2020, 10:08 PM 4,421 Views 0 Comments

Lazio kept the pressure on the league leaders.

Three people dead in Italy as authorities put towns in lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus
# Called Off
# Called Off

Three people dead in Italy as authorities put towns in lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus

Updated Feb 23rd 2020, 6:05 PM 56,525 Views 45 Comments

A dozen towns in northern Italy effectively went into lockdown on Saturday after the deaths of two people.

# italy - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Italian towns under lockdown as first European coronavirus death reported
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italian towns under lockdown as first European coronavirus death reported

Feb 22nd 2020, 7:49 AM 38,867 Views 35 Comments

Over 50,000 people have been asked to stay at home.

# italy - Friday 21 February, 2020

Schools, bars and offices closed in 10 Italian towns over coronavirus fears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Schools, bars and offices closed in 10 Italian towns over coronavirus fears

Feb 21st 2020, 9:09 PM 39,689 Views 19 Comments

Italian health minister Roberto Speranza said the country is now seeing the same sort of ‘cluster’ of cases as Germany and France.

# italy - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Three changes for a Scottish side in pursuit of their first Six Nations win
# Scot's Clan
From The42
# Scot's Clan

Three changes for a Scottish side in pursuit of their first Six Nations win

Feb 19th 2020, 1:57 PM 5,211 Views 0 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s team will kick off the weekend’s action against Italy on Saturday afternoon.

# italy - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Italian far-right leader to stand trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea
# Matteo Salvini
# Matteo Salvini

Italian far-right leader to stand trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea

Feb 12th 2020, 10:48 PM 14,585 Views 38 Comments

Salvini insisted he would be proud to stand trial.

# italy - Sunday 9 February, 2020

France hold off Italy comeback to top Six Nations table
# Strong Start
From The42
# Strong Start

France hold off Italy comeback to top Six Nations table

Feb 9th 2020, 5:17 PM 12,987 Views 8 Comments

Les Bleus have gone two from two in front of their own fans.

# italy - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Two dead after high-speed train derails near Milan
# Italy
# Italy

Two dead after high-speed train derails near Milan

Feb 6th 2020, 8:06 AM 14,891 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred earlier this morning on the Milan-Bologna line.

# italy - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff
# One-sided
From The42
# One-sided

Pivac off to the perfect start as Wales hammer Italy in Cardiff

Feb 1st 2020, 4:40 PM 6,377 Views 3 Comments

Josh Adams scored a hat-trick in a facile 42-0 win.

# italy - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Six killed and 11 injured after car crashes into tourists in northern Italy
# South Tyrol
# South Tyrol

Six killed and 11 injured after car crashes into tourists in northern Italy

Jan 5th 2020, 10:16 AM 25,863 Views 16 Comments

The accident happened in the South Tyrol region bordering Austria.

# italy - Friday 27 December, 2019

'If you look at the Irish market, there's only five jobs if you include the national team'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'If you look at the Irish market, there's only five jobs if you include the national team'

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 13,046 Views 4 Comments

Michael Bradley is in his third season as head coach of Italian club Zebre.

# italy - Monday 16 December, 2019

Eating chillies four times a week ‘reduces risk of death from a heart attack’
# Spice Up Your Life
# Spice Up Your Life

Eating chillies four times a week ‘reduces risk of death from a heart attack’

Dec 16th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,421 Views 26 Comments

The study found people who often eat chilli peppers have a mortality risk for every cause reduced by 23%, compared to those who do not.

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,693 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

# italy - Friday 29 November, 2019

O'Shea 'never had discussions' with Irish rugby as he moves on to RFU role
# Caesar
From The42
# Caesar

O'Shea 'never had discussions' with Irish rugby as he moves on to RFU role

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 8:39 AM 30,431 Views 20 Comments

The 49-year-old has joined the English union as its new performance director.

'He’s an energy-giver' - Catt backed to make impact with Ireland's attack
# New Face
From The42
# New Face

'He’s an energy-giver' - Catt backed to make impact with Ireland's attack

Nov 29th 2019, 1:00 AM 6,820 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Shea worked with the Englishman in Italy from 2016 until the recent World Cup.

# italy - Thursday 28 November, 2019

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia
# Letizia Battaglia
# Letizia Battaglia

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia

Nov 28th 2019, 10:30 PM 14,671 Views 2 Comments

The Irish documentary Shooting the Mafia tells the story of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

# italy - Monday 25 November, 2019

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

Nov 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 23,218 Views 12 Comments

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

# italy - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall
# Savona
# Savona

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Updated Nov 24th 2019, 6:42 PM 48,430 Views 21 Comments

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

# italy - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Franco Smith to take over as Italy's interim head coach for Six Nations
# Back In Blue
From The42
# Back In Blue

Franco Smith to take over as Italy's interim head coach for Six Nations

Nov 21st 2019, 7:47 PM 6,088 Views 4 Comments

The South African will take over from Conor O’Shea, who stood down over the weekend.