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Taoiseach says Dr Tony Holohan's secondment to Trinity should be 'paused'
Micheál Martin said he wants greater transparency around the role.
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HSE postpones recruitment of paramedic supervisors to investigate claims of 'rigged' process
It’s been claimed questions were released to some candidates prior to interviews.
The HSE received letters claiming some candidates received interview questions in advance, writes Garreth MacNamee.
The recruitment process has been paused to allow for an investigation.
An external review is being carried out.
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Bayern blow chance to win Bundesliga title with defeat at Mainz
Munich can still win the title on Sunday if second-placed RB Leipzig lose to Stuttgart.
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Shamrock Rovers made to wait to clinch the title as Covid-19 cases force postponements
The Hoops could have been crowned champions tomorrow night.
# CONFIRMED
Ulster Rugby suspend training after two players test positive for Covid-19
A further five players and one staff member have been identified as close contacts.
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Clash between Patriots and Super Bowl champions Chiefs postponed due to Covid-19 cases
The NFL postponed the contest to Monday or Tuesday.
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Cratloe thank Clare county board and clubs for support following confirmed Covid cases
Cratoe’s clash with Clondegad won’t go ahead this weekend following a reported six cases among the club.
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EPCR insists it will do utmost to complete the 2019/20 Champions Cup
France has confirmed that major sport will not resume there before September.
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Premier League matches could return on free-to-air TV
‘It wouldn’t send the best signal if they were one of the first major sports to resume behind closed doors and the public at large couldn’t have access to it,’ said UK culture secretary Oliver Dowden.
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Scottish Rugby makes pay cuts amidst 'uncertainty' over November Tests
Argentina, New Zealand and Japan are due to visit Murrayfield later this year.
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Leading HSE official casts major doubts over 2020 GAA Championships
Dr Colm Henry says the Covid-19 curve will go ‘rapidly up again’ if normal service resumes too soon.
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Rugby's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals postponed indefinitely
The 2020 finals weekend had been set for Marseille on 22/23 May.
# AIL
'I learned in Munster and Toulon that it's all about attitude and culture'
Former professional prop Tim Ryan has overseen Highfield RFC’s rise in the AIL in recent years.
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Knock-on delays after train services suspended at Heuston as result of points failure
Irish Rail said the suspension had been caused by a points failure.
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'I'm pregnant and I've a toddler here': The families left in limbo over the recruitment freeze in the HSE
The HSE has said the freeze may persist to the end of June, but workers due to start before then have said they have been left in limbo.
# in limbo
'Lives on hold': Recruitment freeze in HSE preventing workers from starting their new jobs
One healthcare worker said that she may have “nowhere to live” by the end of the month because she can’t yet take up her new job.
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Rangers postpone Celtic title celebrations with win away to Hearts
Jermain Defoe was among the scorers for Steven Gerrard’s side.
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Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks
The pilots had planned to take action as a result of a dispute on rostering issues.
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Levy apologises to Tottenham fans as White Hart Lane delay continues
Spurs will play their first three home Champions League games at Wembley.
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US judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns
US District Judge Robert Lasnik extended a temporary restraining order, and his new decision will last until the case is resolved.
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Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million
Trump had ordered the show of air power after being impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade last year.
# Tracker Scandal
Financial services watchdog received over 900 complaints about tracker mortgages
All of the complaints are on hold until the Central Bank finishes its review.
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Irish Ferries cancels some Dublin-Holyhead sailings until next week due to technical fault
All passengers affected will be accommodated on an alternative ship or sailing, the company said.
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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests
North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.
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Transgender people can join the US military from tomorrow - for now
The proposed ban is currently on hold.
# Catalonia
Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont
The judge has maintained the Spanish arrest warrant meaning Puigdemont will be detained upon arrival in the country.
# Tropical Storm
Leo Varadkar's trip to Africa set to be cancelled as political storm escalates
Varadkar is scheduled to travel to Mali and Coast Ivory next week.
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GAA bosses stall controversial proposal to expel British Army team
Paraic Duffy has written to the London county board concerning the future of the Irish Guards team.
# bigger worries
Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down
With a bombing suspect at large and public transport shut down, sporting matters have taken a back seat.
# London 2012
Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap
“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”