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#Lockdown

# lockdown - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Poll: Does the sunny weather make lockdown easier or harder?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the sunny weather make lockdown easier or harder?

May 31st 2020, 10:40 AM 56,776 Views 51 Comments

Are you happy to soak up the sun from your garden or do you crave a populated beach?

# lockdown - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Micheál Martin says there is 'no serious justification' for the 5km and 20km limit
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Micheál Martin says there is 'no serious justification' for the 5km and 20km limit

May 27th 2020, 3:34 PM 78,827 Views 101 Comments

Decisions on any changes to the roadmap will only be made after 5 June, Varadkar said today.

# lockdown - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Former UK health secretary says Dominic Cummings was in 'clear breach of lockdown rules'
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Former UK health secretary says Dominic Cummings was in 'clear breach of lockdown rules'

Updated May 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 67,312 Views 114 Comments

Senior Tory figures have said it was “humiliating” to watch cabinet ministers defend Dominic Cummings.

# lockdown - Monday 25 May, 2020

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures

May 25th 2020, 10:10 PM 43,229 Views 57 Comments

Mark Rutte today announced the recent death of his 96-year-old mother in a care home in The Hague.

# lockdown - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Lockdown left Lewis Hamilton questioning his Formula One future
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Lockdown left Lewis Hamilton questioning his Formula One future

May 24th 2020, 7:58 PM 4,036 Views 3 Comments

The star admitted to struggling for motivation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Investigation launched into UK Civil Service tweet about Johnson's 'offensive' defence of Cummings
# Dominic Cummings
# Dominic Cummings

Investigation launched into UK Civil Service tweet about Johnson's 'offensive' defence of Cummings

May 24th 2020, 7:25 PM 45,691 Views 54 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is being criticised for defending his senior adviser’s actions in driving 260 miles during lockdown.

# lockdown - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'It was tough leaving Leinster but it was definitely the right decision'
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

'It was tough leaving Leinster but it was definitely the right decision'

May 20th 2020, 4:06 PM 9,477 Views 11 Comments

Jordi Murphy has signed a new two-contract to keep him at Ulster until 2022 at least.

# lockdown - Monday 18 May, 2020

Chelsea winger Hudson-Odoi arrested at his home and released on bail
# Lockdown Breach
From The42
# Lockdown Breach

Chelsea winger Hudson-Odoi arrested at his home and released on bail

May 18th 2020, 4:54 PM 13,521 Views 5 Comments

Police and ambulance services were called at 4am on Sunday morning after a woman was reported ‘unwell’.

# lockdown - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Taoiseach discusses lockdown exit and foreign travel restrictions with EC President
# Lifting The Lockdown
# Lifting The Lockdown

Taoiseach discusses lockdown exit and foreign travel restrictions with EC President

May 17th 2020, 8:34 PM 45,907 Views 49 Comments

He briefed her on the gradual steps Ireland is taking to reopen its economy.

# lockdown - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Spanish government to seek one-month extension of state of emergency
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Spanish government to seek one-month extension of state of emergency

May 16th 2020, 6:29 PM 33,426 Views 22 Comments

It would mean the state of emergency that is currently set to expire on 24 May would last until late June, if approved.

# lockdown - Friday 15 May, 2020

Phase One easing to go ahead from Monday, 16 new deaths announced: Today's Covid-19 main points
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Phase One easing to go ahead from Monday, 16 new deaths announced: Today's Covid-19 main points

Updated May 15th 2020, 9:44 PM 37,549 Views 29 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced plans for Phase One reopening this afternoon.

Taoiseach confirms 'it is safe' to go ahead with Phase One of re-opening from Monday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach confirms 'it is safe' to go ahead with Phase One of re-opening from Monday

May 15th 2020, 4:20 PM 194,653 Views 142 Comments

The announcement comes after Cabinet met today to discuss advice given by NPHET.

Florida police issue arrest warrants for NFL players after alleged robbery at party
# Miramar
From The42
# Miramar

Florida police issue arrest warrants for NFL players after alleged robbery at party

May 15th 2020, 11:37 AM 5,507 Views 3 Comments

Witnesses told police the two allegedly took thousands of dollars in cash, expensive watches and other valuables.

Zoombombing, FaceTiming and finding your light: surviving working from home
# Working Remotely
# Working Remotely

Zoombombing, FaceTiming and finding your light: surviving working from home

May 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,188 Views 4 Comments

Sarah Geraghty offers some helpful advice to those dealing with new forms of communication via technology.

# lockdown - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Varadkar 'increasingly confident' Phase One of lifting restrictions will begin on Monday
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Varadkar 'increasingly confident' Phase One of lifting restrictions will begin on Monday

May 14th 2020, 1:31 PM 22,666 Views 48 Comments

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said there are questions to be asked about how the country is re-started and the logic behind the decisions.

# lockdown - Monday 11 May, 2020

Without contact tracing, countries are 'driving blind' warns WHO official
# Leaving Lockdown
# Leaving Lockdown

Without contact tracing, countries are 'driving blind' warns WHO official

May 11th 2020, 9:31 PM 27,322 Views 41 Comments

WHO emergencies chief Michael Ryan made the comments today.

Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow
# Recovery
# Recovery

Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow

Updated May 11th 2020, 8:38 PM 16,239 Views 9 Comments

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill have emphasised their ‘stay at home” message.

# lockdown - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions
# Stay Home
# Stay Home

Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions

May 10th 2020, 9:41 PM 12,990 Views 32 Comments

This evening, Boris Johnson set out his government’s roadmap for the easing of restrictions.

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases

May 10th 2020, 4:32 PM 65,797 Views 50 Comments

The spikes have caused concerns about the implications of loosening restrictions.

# lockdown - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world

May 7th 2020, 12:58 PM 30,831 Views 39 Comments

Authorities in many countries are drawing up plans to cope with a resurgence in cases, as lockdowns are eased.

# lockdown - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

More than 30,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in the UK
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More than 30,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in the UK

May 6th 2020, 5:29 PM 35,066 Views 43 Comments

The UK has the highest death toll in Europe, and the second highest globally behind the US.

# lockdown - Monday 4 May, 2020

Italy begins easing world's longest country-wide coronavirus lockdown
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Italy begins easing world's longest country-wide coronavirus lockdown

May 4th 2020, 7:42 AM 31,976 Views 7 Comments

It comes after the country reported its lowest toll since 10 March yesterday.

# lockdown - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Manchester United to speak to Marcos Rojo after lockdown breach
# Argentina
From The42
# Argentina

Manchester United to speak to Marcos Rojo after lockdown breach

May 3rd 2020, 9:59 PM 14,002 Views 17 Comments

The 30-year-old, on loan at Estudiantes, was seen playing cards and smoking with friends in his homeland.

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as Spain records lowest daily death toll in seven weeks
# Easing Restrictions
# Easing Restrictions

Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as Spain records lowest daily death toll in seven weeks

May 3rd 2020, 1:34 PM 21,237 Views 14 Comments

Despite the reopenings, experts have cautioned that many countries are still not through the worst of their outbreaks yet.

# lockdown - Saturday 2 May, 2020

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker

May 2nd 2020, 10:30 AM 40,556 Views 17 Comments

Tracey Jeffrey had built a breadmaking business that relied on tourism, but when that stopped overnight, she decided to bake for her neighbours.

# lockdown - Friday 1 May, 2020

Taoiseach to outline 'roadmap' to lifting restrictions today - here's what we know so far
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Taoiseach to outline 'roadmap' to lifting restrictions today - here's what we know so far

May 1st 2020, 12:10 AM 77,270 Views 139 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will outline the plan this evening.

# lockdown - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers

Apr 30th 2020, 3:18 PM 28,331 Views 80 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he has consulted with the Attorney General in relation to the loophole.

# lockdown - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

NRL's planned May restart given 'warning shot' after players flout rules
# 5th Tackle
From The42
# 5th Tackle

NRL's planned May restart given 'warning shot' after players flout rules

Apr 29th 2020, 11:10 AM 3,620 Views 1 Comment

Latrell Mitchell and Josh Addo-Carr were also charged with firearms offences after they went on a weekend camping trip.

# lockdown - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'As long-awaited as it is risky': French government outlines lifting of restrictions from 11 May
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'As long-awaited as it is risky': French government outlines lifting of restrictions from 11 May

Apr 28th 2020, 9:26 PM 24,766 Views 41 Comments

All the lockdown will be lifted gradually, the French Prime Minister warned today restrictions could still be extended.

# lockdown - Monday 27 April, 2020

Storming, norming, performing - Lancaster keeps Leinster focused
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

Storming, norming, performing - Lancaster keeps Leinster focused

Apr 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 17,332 Views 13 Comments

The province’s senior coach hasn’t been wasting his time back home in Leeds.

New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall

Apr 27th 2020, 7:11 AM 29,163 Views 36 Comments

The country reported five new cases of the virus today but has not seen widespread community transition.

Italy sets out plans to ease Europe's longest lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Italy sets out plans to ease Europe's longest lockdown

Apr 27th 2020, 7:08 AM 22,945 Views 17 Comments

The country has give the green light for wholesale stores and restaurants to resume business on 4 May.

# lockdown - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions

Apr 25th 2020, 3:51 PM 33,475 Views 39 Comments

It comes as the global death toll has edged closer to 200,000.

# lockdown - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall
# Restart Options
From The42
# Restart Options

Quinn: FAI looking at streaming League of Ireland matches behind a paywall

Apr 23rd 2020, 12:24 PM 5,864 Views 9 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic president Tom O’Mahony believes playing behind closed doors is not an option, however.

# lockdown - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Researchers seek volunteers for Irish study on impact of quarantine on romantic relationships

Apr 21st 2020, 6:05 AM 20,793 Views 7 Comments

Stressful experiences can impact on couples, but support from a partner during anxious times can also help alleviate stress.

# lockdown - Monday 20 April, 2020

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?

Apr 20th 2020, 3:11 PM 33,419 Views 75 Comments

At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’

'There does seem to be an increase in traffic': Don't let complacency scupper progress, Taoiseach warns
# Flattening The Curve
# Flattening The Curve

'There does seem to be an increase in traffic': Don't let complacency scupper progress, Taoiseach warns

Apr 20th 2020, 1:10 PM 36,846 Views 82 Comments

Ministers are warning that people need to respect the restrictions if progress is to be maintained.

# lockdown - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson

Apr 19th 2020, 1:03 PM 48,759 Views 40 Comments

A report in the Sunday Times claims the prime minister missed five meetings of the key Cobra committee in the run-up to the outbreak.

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more
# United States
# United States

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more

Apr 19th 2020, 8:49 AM 41,926 Views 94 Comments

The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.

# lockdown - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Here's how New Zealand's lockdown worked and how they'll be relaxing it next week

Apr 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 78,247 Views 112 Comments

The country has been one of the most successful in containing the outbreak, with just over 1,000 known cases.