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# mmr - Yesterday’s News

Preservation Society takes legal action against An Bord Pleanála over 130-bed co-living development

The North Great George’s Street Preservation Society has lodged a judicial review over numerous concerns it has about the development.

# mmr - Sunday 26 July, 2020

FactCheck: Will children be taught how to masturbate as part of their education from September?

The claim had been made by social media users.

# mmr - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

# mmr - Friday 10 July, 2020

'It's like Jesus, they're back': Alan Kelly on FF's return, Coveney's garda car 'shame', and advice for the Greens

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# mmr - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government

There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.

# mmr - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster'

Today had been the date set for both sides to reach an agreement on fisheries. But of course, more time is needed.

# mmr - Sunday 28 June, 2020

'It's been a long 16 weeks': Anticipation tinged with nerves as creches prepare to re-open

Providers say they’ve done everything they can to make things seem normal for children.

# mmr - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Government accused of 'dividing' Ireland's west coast islands over whether or not to reopen as part of Covid-19 road map

The Cabinet is expected to decide this week whether the islands are to re-open on 29 June.

# mmr - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Childcare providers to tell TDs uncertainty is having 'profoundly stressful impact'

The Oireachtas Covid-19 committee will hear about concerns in the sector today.

# mmr - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'There's a lack of understanding of the business': Pubs frustrated by late timing of re-opening guidelines

New guidance on the re-opening of pubs was published by Fáilte Ireland last night.

# mmr - Friday 12 June, 2020

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?

“Whether it’s paid or unpaid, it’s women who are predominantly doing care work,” Orla O’Connor of the NWCI said.

# mmr - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'I don't believe they'll fix it by 2024': Irish Water inspects raw sewage spilling into Doldrum Bay

“They’ve failed to keep any of their promises to date,” one local said of the water utility.

# mmr - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Childcare crisis: 'I looked at my 14-year-old and asked 'Will you manage babysitting the others?''

Childcare providers won’t be returning until 29 June – and even when they do return, it isn’t clear how many children they can take in.

# mmr - Monday 8 June, 2020

The next phase: Here's what's allowed from today as Phase Two of the 'accelerated' roadmap kicks in

There are now four phases of easing Covid-19 restrictions, rather than five.

# mmr - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Cabinet set to sign off on Ireland proceeding to Phase Two of reopening

There will be some changes to the published roadmap.

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

# mmr - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

# mmr - Monday 25 May, 2020

Hiqa sent more than 170 complaints relating to Covid-19 in nursing homes during March and April

Many complainants raised concerns about social distancing and infection control measures in homes as the virus spread.

# mmr - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Phase One: What can you expect when you go to a hardware store next week?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed that Ireland will enter Phase One of easing restrictions on Monday.

# mmr - Sunday 10 May, 2020

'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision

There are now 149 cases of Covid-19 in Direct Provision.

# mmr - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Why was the 29 July date cancelled? When will results be out? Questions about the new Leaving Cert plan answered

Here’s the detail and practicalities of what’s been decided.

# mmr - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'It's a perfect storm': Sharp rise in Rent Supplement payments raises concerns over post-Covid crisis

There has been a 15% increase in the number of people receiving Rent Supplement since Covid-19 restrictions began.

# mmr - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Masturbation, sex toys and multiple partners: Emails show how the HSE drafted its Covid-19 sex guidelines

The guidelines were drafted late in March after a radio interview by the HSE’s Chief Clinical Officer.

# mmr - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200

There is currently a rent freeze and a ban on evictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

# mmr - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Mast destruction: How community opposition paved the way for the 5G coronavirus hoax

The 21st-century conspiracy has its roots in decades-old fears about mobile infrastructure.

# mmr - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic

Vaccination campaigns have been postponed in 24 countries to help prevent further spread of Covid-19.

# mmr - Monday 30 March, 2020

Counting in Seanad election to begin today - but access to count venue will be restricted

This has been an election like none other for candidates hoping for a seat in the upper house.

# mmr - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Shuttered shops and scaled-back soup runs: Covid-19 leaves Ireland's rough sleepers in the cold

New measures have seen ‘soft’ services for homeless people close across the country.

# mmr - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'Let's raise a glass to all the mammies of Ireland': Keeping your distance while celebrating Mother's Day

Some residents on the South Circular Road will be toasting to mothers from their front gardens this year.

# mmr - Friday 20 March, 2020

Fundraiser set up by Irish researchers developing emergency ventilators for Covid-19 patients

The group is hoping to have a fully functional prototype by next Friday.

# mmr - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Limited number of TDs to attend Dáil sitting to pass emergency Covid-19 legislation

Some have called for a time limited ‘sunset clause’ to be included in the Bill relating to detentions.

# mmr - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

What 'flattening the curve' means and how you can make a difference

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said the next seven days are “vital” with Covid-19.

# mmr - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Schools 'actively working on contingency plans' in case of nationwide closures

No closures have been implemented but this is being constantly reviewed.

# mmr - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp

The Data Protection Commissioner will now investigate the alleged breach.

# mmr - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address

The finding was made by Mr Justice Richard Humphreys last month.

# mmr - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross

The Aviva Stadium will host three group games and one Round of 16 game this June.

# mmr - Monday 2 March, 2020

Copper Face Jacks, Tayto and Bohemians FC sent warning letters by Dublin City Council over murals

The council sent 35 letters under the Planning and Development Act in recent years.

# mmr - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

# mmr - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Dáil pigeons, Four Courts rats and museum mice among dozens of pest callouts to OPW sites

Companies were called more than 50 times by the OPW over a two-year period.

# mmr - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Hitting the road in the unpredictable urban/rural battleground of Cork North-Central

The constituency sees just two TDs seeking re-election, one of whom was elected only months ago.

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