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#Liveblog

# liveblog - Friday 4 March, 2022

As it happened: Russia blocks access to Facebook and Twitter as NATO rejects call for no-fly zone
Live Mar 4th 2022, 6:50 PM

As it happened: Russia blocks access to Facebook and Twitter as NATO rejects call for no-fly zone

  • Europe's largest nuclear power plant was shelled by Russian forces overnight, causing it to catch fire.
  • Zelenskyy has warned it will be the “end for Europe” if an explosion occurs due to Russian forces shelling the plant.
  • Russia media watchdog has said it is limiting access to some international news organisations.

# liveblog - Thursday 3 March, 2022

As it happened: Vladimir Putin says Russian invasion is 'going to plan' as latest talks conclude in Belarus
Live Mar 3rd 2022, 6:38 PM

As it happened: Vladimir Putin says Russian invasion is 'going to plan' as latest talks conclude in Belarus

  • More than one million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion, the UN's refugee agency has said.
  • After a call between Presidents Macron and Putin, French officials have said they believe "the worst is to come".
  • The EU has agreed to give status to Ukrainian refugees to live, work and study in EU countries.

# liveblog - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

As it happened: UN General Assembly overwhelmingly votes in favour of telling Russia to withdraw its troops
Live Mar 2nd 2022, 5:40 PM

As it happened: UN General Assembly overwhelmingly votes in favour of telling Russia to withdraw its troops

  • Russian airborne troops have landed in Ukraine's second city, sparking immediate and "ongoing" fighting.
  • Joe Biden branded Vladimir Putin a "dictator" in his keynote annual State of the Union address.
  • Biden also announced that Russian aircraft will be banned from US airspace.

# liveblog - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

As it happened: Taoiseach holds phone call with Ukrainian prime minister as invasion nears one-week mark
Live Mar 1st 2022, 8:40 PM

As it happened: Taoiseach holds phone call with Ukrainian prime minister as invasion nears one-week mark

  • A Russian military convoy 65km-long massed on the outskirts of Kyiv this morning.
  • More than 70 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed after Russian artillery hit a military base in Okhtyrka.
  • Ukraine's President Volodymer Zelenskyy urges MEPs to 'prove that you are with us' in a remote addresses to European Parliament.

# liveblog - Monday 28 February, 2022

As it happened: Russia expelled from 2022 World Cup; Kyiv citizens urged to move to bomb shelters
Live Feb 28th 2022, 10:55 PM

As it happened: Russia expelled from 2022 World Cup; Kyiv citizens urged to move to bomb shelters

  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the next 24 hours will be “a crucial period” for his country.
  • Ukraine met with Russia at the country's border with Belarus, with further talks possible.
  • The UN held a rare emergency special session of the General Assembly today, as financial sanctions posed on Russia started to bite.

# liveblog - Sunday 27 February, 2022

As it happened: New EU sanctions on Russia announced, as Putin puts nuclear 'deterrence' forces on alert
Live Feb 27th 2022, 6:55 PM

As it happened: New EU sanctions on Russia announced, as Putin puts nuclear 'deterrence' forces on alert

  • The EU confirmed it will send weapons to Ukraine, close its airspace to Russian planes and ban Russian state-owned media.
  • Ukraine has agreed to hold talks with Russia at the country's border with Belarus.
  • Putin has ordered his defence chiefs to put the country’s nuclear “deterrence forces” on high alert.

# liveblog - Saturday 26 February, 2022

As it happened: Fighting in Kyiv continues as demonstrations take place across Europe
Live Feb 26th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Fighting in Kyiv continues as demonstrations take place across Europe

  • After street fighting in Kyiv overnight Ukraine's president has vowed 'we will not lay down our arms'
  • Nato leaders have agreed to bolster their eastern forces as the EU and US announce further sanctions
  • Here at home, Russia's ambassador to Ireland says he can 'leave any time' as his expulsion is not ruled out by govt

# liveblog - Friday 25 February, 2022

As it happened: Ukrainian and Russian forces clash near Kyiv as EU sanctions Putin, Lavrov
Live Feb 25th 2022, 10:00 PM

As it happened: Ukrainian and Russian forces clash near Kyiv as EU sanctions Putin, Lavrov

  • Ukraine military vehicles have entered Kyiv to defend the city.
  • The country's government says it has handed out 18,000 assault rifles to volunteers.

# liveblog - Thursday 24 February, 2022

As it happened: Russian forces capture Chernobyl as EU leaders agree 'sanctions that bite'
Live Feb 24th 2022, 10:00 PM

As it happened: Russian forces capture Chernobyl as EU leaders agree 'sanctions that bite'

  • Ukraine’s Health Minister says 57 people have been killed, and 169 more were wounded
  • EU leaders gathered for an emergency summit and agreed to punish Russia with "severe" sanctions
  • Russian police have detained more than 1,700 people at anti-war protests across dozens of cities
As it happened: Residents flee Ukraine as DFA advises Irish citizens to leave country
Live Feb 24th 2022, 3:35 PM

As it happened: Residents flee Ukraine as DFA advises Irish citizens to leave country

# liveblog - Friday 18 February, 2022

As it happened: Status Yellow wind and snow warnings remain in effect nationwide due to Storm Eunice
Live Feb 18th 2022, 4:45 PM

As it happened: Status Yellow wind and snow warnings remain in effect nationwide due to Storm Eunice

# liveblog - Friday 14 January, 2022

AS IT HAPPENED: Thousands attend vigils across country in memory of Ashling Murphy
Live Jan 14th 2022, 6:10 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Thousands attend vigils across country in memory of Ashling Murphy

# liveblog - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

As it happened: Schools closed in 12 counties and transport disrupted as Storm Barra moves north
Live Dec 8th 2021, 8:25 AM

As it happened: Schools closed in 12 counties and transport disrupted as Storm Barra moves north

  • Storm Barra is making its way across the north west, leaving thousands without power.
  • Schools in 12 counties are to remain closed today - Dublin was added to the list late last night.
  • Local authorities in counties with no Status Orange warnings have begun clearing trees from the roads.

# liveblog - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

As it happened: Power outages, flooding and now a Dublin orange warning as Storm Barra hits
Live Dec 7th 2021, 9:35 PM

As it happened: Power outages, flooding and now a Dublin orange warning as Storm Barra hits

  • Schools will be closed again tomorrow in 11 counties
  • Some 38,000 homes and businesses around the country remain without power
  • A status red warning is in place in Co Clare

# liveblog - Sunday 28 November, 2021

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final From The42
Live Nov 28th 2021, 3:09 PM

As it happened: Bohemians v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final

# liveblog - Sunday 21 November, 2021

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, Autumn Nations Series From The42
Live Nov 21st 2021, 1:18 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, Autumn Nations Series

# liveblog - Sunday 14 November, 2021

As it happened: Luxembourg v Republic of Ireland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Nov 14th 2021, 7:00 PM

As it happened: Luxembourg v Republic of Ireland, World Cup qualifier

# liveblog - Saturday 13 November, 2021

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, Autumn Nations Series From The42
Live Nov 13th 2021, 2:59 PM

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, Autumn Nations Series

# liveblog - Thursday 11 November, 2021

As it happened: Ireland v Portugal, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Nov 11th 2021, 8:50 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Portugal, World Cup qualifier

# liveblog - Saturday 6 November, 2021

As it happened: Ireland v Japan, Autumn Nations Series From The42
Live Nov 6th 2021, 12:16 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Japan, Autumn Nations Series

# liveblog - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

As it happened: Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Oct 26th 2021, 4:23 PM

As it happened: Finland v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

# liveblog - Thursday 21 October, 2021

As it happened: Republic of Ireland vs Sweden, Women's World Cup Qualifier From The42
Live Oct 21st 2021, 6:51 PM

As it happened: Republic of Ireland vs Sweden, Women's World Cup Qualifier

# liveblog - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday
Live Oct 19th 2021, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday

# liveblog - Saturday 9 October, 2021

As it happened: Azerbaijan v Republic of Ireland, 2022 World Cup Qualifier From The42
Live Oct 9th 2021, 4:00 PM

As it happened: Azerbaijan v Republic of Ireland, 2022 World Cup Qualifier

# liveblog - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Serbia, World Cup 2022 Qualification From The42
Live Sep 7th 2021, 7:01 PM

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Serbia, World Cup 2022 Qualification

# liveblog - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

As it happened: Portugal v Ireland, World Cup qualifier From The42
Live Sep 1st 2021, 8:56 PM

As it happened: Portugal v Ireland, World Cup qualifier

# liveblog - Saturday 7 August, 2021

As it happened: South Africa v British & Irish Lions, third Test From The42
Live Aug 7th 2021, 5:00 PM

As it happened: South Africa v British & Irish Lions, third Test

# liveblog - Saturday 31 July, 2021

As it happened: South Africa v British and Irish Lions, second Test From The42
Live Jul 31st 2021, 4:05 PM

As it happened: South Africa v British and Irish Lions, second Test

# liveblog - Sunday 25 July, 2021

As it happened: Kerry v Cork, Munster SFC final From The42
Live Jul 25th 2021, 3:30 PM

As it happened: Kerry v Cork, Munster SFC final

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final From The42
Live Jul 25th 2021, 1:02 PM

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final

# liveblog - Sunday 18 July, 2021

As it happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Munster SHC final From The42
Live Jul 18th 2021, 3:42 PM

As it happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Munster SHC final

# liveblog - Saturday 17 July, 2021

As it happened: Dublin v Kilkenny, Leinster SHC final From The42
Live Jul 17th 2021, 7:12 PM

As it happened: Dublin v Kilkenny, Leinster SHC final

# liveblog - Sunday 11 July, 2021

As it happened: England v Italy, Euro 2020 final From The42
Live Jul 11th 2021, 8:08 PM

As it happened: England v Italy, Euro 2020 final

# liveblog - Saturday 10 July, 2021

As it happened: Ireland v US Eagles, Summer Series From The42
Live Jul 10th 2021, 6:53 PM

As it happened: Ireland v US Eagles, Summer Series

As it happened: Sharks v British and Irish Lions From The42
Live Jul 10th 2021, 4:59 PM

As it happened: Sharks v British and Irish Lions

# liveblog - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

As it happened: England v Denmark, Euro 2020 semi-final From The42
Live Jul 7th 2021, 7:15 PM

As it happened: England v Denmark, Euro 2020 semi-final

As it happened: Sharks v British & Irish Lions From The42
Live Jul 7th 2021, 6:13 PM

As it happened: Sharks v British & Irish Lions

As it happened: Slovan Bratislava v Shamrock Rovers, Champions League qualifying From The42
Live Jul 7th 2021, 4:49 PM

As it happened: Slovan Bratislava v Shamrock Rovers, Champions League qualifying

# liveblog - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

As it happened: Italy v Spain, Euro 2020 semi-final From The42
Live Jul 6th 2021, 7:00 PM

As it happened: Italy v Spain, Euro 2020 semi-final

# liveblog - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality
Live Jun 29th 2021, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality