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# mmr - Yesterday’s News

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.

# mmr - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle

In an area in need of more mental health services, Carrick-on-Suir locals have devised a plan to try to sustain itself.

# mmr - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election

We asked each political party where it stands on housing and homelessness policies in Ireland.

# mmr - Friday 31 January, 2020

'Normally you’d be celebrating - but not this time': Ireland's newest MEPs to take their seats thanks to Brexit

Ibec has said that a new economic order awaits Ireland following the UK’s departure today.

# mmr - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

The pension age is now a major election issue - so where do all the parties stand?

The pension age is set to increase to 67 in 2021, and 68 in 2028.

# mmr - Friday 17 January, 2020

'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole

Sinn Fein has pledged to restore the pensionable age to 65

# mmr - Monday 6 January, 2020

Motorist who got someone else to sit theory exam was caught after RSA staff recognised impersonator

The candidate was one of nine people who aroused suspicion during driver theory tests last year.

# mmr - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it' Exclusive

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# mmr - Friday 3 January, 2020

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained injuries

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# mmr - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Irish drivers had over 500,000 penalty points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown

The highest number of points were in Dublin, with 106,545.

# mmr - Sunday 8 December, 2019

FactFind: How many homes is the Irish government actually building every year?

Eoghan Murphy says Rebuilding Ireland has delivered 64,000 places to live – but how many are new builds?

# mmr - Friday 6 December, 2019

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' Exclusive

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

# mmr - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Power failures and overheating cause long-term outages at Ireland's 'most important' weather radar

The Shannon Airport Rainfall Radar has been taken offline a number of times this year.

# mmr - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

# mmr - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# mmr - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines

Millions has been spent on services procured on almost 350 occasions over a three-year period.

# mmr - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

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