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People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list

Updated 21 hours ago 69,108 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed the change this evening.

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

'A time will come when they diverge': Government yet to consider plan of what to do when restrictions ease in Northern Ireland

21 hours ago 26,396 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland remains in lockdown until 1 April.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

21 hours ago 9,107 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Man (24) who caused pub-goer to sustain brain injury after one-punch attack given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man (24) who caused pub-goer to sustain brain injury after one-punch attack given suspended sentence

21 hours ago 36,606 Views 34 Comments

The victim has since made a good recovery.

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Your evening longread: The North Korean defector who vanished... then reappeared
# Longread
# Longread

Your evening longread: The North Korean defector who vanished... then reappeared

21 hours ago 9,320 Views 1 Comment

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Here's what's in the new Living With Covid roadmap
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Here's what's in the new Living With Covid roadmap

22 hours ago 139,635 Views 325 Comments
  • Level 5 restrictions will remain in place until 5 April
  • Schools will begin a phased reopening from 1 March
  • The childcare sector will begin to reopen from 8 March
  • The government will consider some easing of restrictions after 5 April
AstraZeneca expected to deliver all doses in second quarter despite reports of expected EU shortfall
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca expected to deliver all doses in second quarter despite reports of expected EU shortfall

22 hours ago 36,083 Views 49 Comments

Reuters quoted an EU official in reporting a possible shortfall today.

Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony can be retrieved, Dept confirms
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Audio recordings of Mother and Baby Home testimony can be retrieved, Dept confirms

22 hours ago 10,224 Views 18 Comments

The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has agreed to deposit the recordings with the Department.

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs

22 hours ago 13,832 Views 4 Comments

Ulster Bank and NatWest were heavily criticised by TDs for its treatment of staff.

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What measures will the Government look at easing after 5 April - and how will they make that decision?
# Living With Covid Plan
# Living With Covid Plan

What measures will the Government look at easing after 5 April - and how will they make that decision?

23 hours ago 24,297 Views 27 Comments

Whether more measures are eased depends on community transmission, hospital capacity and the vaccine.

‘We need to stay focused and get through these next few months’: Read Micheál Martin's address in full
# Speech
# Speech

‘We need to stay focused and get through these next few months’: Read Micheál Martin's address in full

23 hours ago 23,189 Views 96 Comments

The Taoiseach made the announcement at 6pm.

320,000 pupils to return to school from next week - the full plan for sending children back to education
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

320,000 pupils to return to school from next week - the full plan for sending children back to education

23 hours ago 24,271 Views 36 Comments

Cabinet agreed to the phased re-opening of schools today.

Barber to Government: 'Haircuts boost mental health - let us open for just two weeks'
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Barber to Government: 'Haircuts boost mental health - let us open for just two weeks'

Tue 5:44 PM 44,430 Views 98 Comments

Barber Robbie Connaughton calls on the government to consider allowing salons to open temporarily to allow them to serve customers.

Coronavirus: 45 deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 45 deaths and 575 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:43 PM 73,151 Views 122 Comments

The latest figures were released in a statement by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

The Remote: Unforgotten returns, some German dystopia and newish Dylan Moran stand-up
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Unforgotten returns, some German dystopia and newish Dylan Moran stand-up

Tue 5:31 PM 15,162 Views 1 Comment

Here are some TV highlights from the week ahead.

Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA
# DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist

Tue 5:26 PM 12,549 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car-bomb explosion in October 2017.

Cruel blow as Leinster's Byrne ruled out for several months with new injury
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Cruel blow as Leinster's Byrne ruled out for several months with new injury

Tue 5:00 PM 21,647 Views 11 Comments

The 26-year-old hasn’t played for the province since December 2019.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Tue 4:45 PM 9,393 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

53% of people who received fines for breaches of Covid regulations were aged 18-25
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

53% of people who received fines for breaches of Covid regulations were aged 18-25

Tue 4:24 PM 30,848 Views 57 Comments

Around 85% of 5,784 fines were issued to people for leaving their homes without a reasonable excuse.

Irish people are angrier and more frustrated than at any stage during the Covid-19 pandemic
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Irish people are angrier and more frustrated than at any stage during the Covid-19 pandemic

Tue 3:50 PM 75,030 Views 110 Comments

An increasing proportion of people believe Ireland is returning to normal too slowly.

Sexton hints that 2023 World Cup may be beyond him
# Kicking On
From The42
# Kicking On

Sexton hints that 2023 World Cup may be beyond him

Tue 3:21 PM 28,060 Views 59 Comments

‘I’m just going to focus on this campaign and, if I’m around next year, just focus on that and try and make the most of whatever is left.’

Abbey Theatre board announces appointment of new artistic and executive directors
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre board announces appointment of new artistic and executive directors

Tue 3:16 PM 10,779 Views 13 Comments

The two new directors will join the Abbey staff in early May.

Children's Rights Alliance: This government must do better when it comes to education
# Child Welfare
# Child Welfare

Children's Rights Alliance: This government must do better when it comes to education

Tue 3:00 PM 8,306 Views 8 Comments

Saoirse Brady of the Children’s Rights Alliance says this difficult time could offer an opportunity to recalibrate the education system.

Three arrests after €200,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Meath
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Three arrests after €200,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Meath

Tue 2:53 PM 16,153 Views 36 Comments

One of the arrested men is 58 years old, the two others are aged 45.

Three cases of South African Covid-19 variant detected in Northern Ireland
# Covid Variants
# Covid Variants

Three cases of South African Covid-19 variant detected in Northern Ireland

Tue 2:35 PM 12,336 Views 11 Comments

The North’s health minister said this development demonstrates the need for continued caution.

Michael McGrath: 'There's no going back, there can be no fourth lock down'
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Michael McGrath: 'There's no going back, there can be no fourth lock down'

Updated Tue 2:16 PM 106,374 Views 119 Comments

The government is set to publish its new Living with Covid plan after a Cabinet meeting today.

Vitamin D should form part of government's Covid policy, Oireachtas committee hears
# Covit D
# Covit D

Vitamin D should form part of government's Covid policy, Oireachtas committee hears

Updated Tue 2:02 PM 63,562 Views 83 Comments

Dr Daniel McCartney said there is an extensive body of international research showing the protective role of vitamin D against Covid-19.

Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students

Tue 1:57 PM 21,544 Views 30 Comments

The Student Health Centre at UL referred 50 students for testing on Monday.

Low-income families faced losing up to 30% of earnings without lockdown supports, CSO says
# PUP
# PUP

Low-income families faced losing up to 30% of earnings without lockdown supports, CSO says

Tue 1:37 PM 10,113 Views 17 Comments

A new CSO report says that supports such as the PUP prevented significant falls in household income.

Unions agree deal to give 1% pay rise to public servants this year and another in 2022
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Unions agree deal to give 1% pay rise to public servants this year and another in 2022

Tue 1:27 PM 46,774 Views 67 Comments

The package was ratified at a meeting this morning.

Back to school: What are we expecting about plans for the reopening of education?
# Reopening
# Reopening

Back to school: What are we expecting about plans for the reopening of education?

Tue 12:45 PM 34,435 Views 72 Comments

Students have not been back in school since the Christmas break.

Majority of Irish adults believe social media influencers are inauthentic and misrepresent real life
# Survey
# Survey

Majority of Irish adults believe social media influencers are inauthentic and misrepresent real life

Tue 12:43 PM 27,884 Views 47 Comments

The finding was contained in a survey carried out by the ASAI.

Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning
# Ballygar
# Ballygar

Plan to vaccinate over-85s in alternative location after fire at GP surgery in Galway this morning

Tue 11:56 AM 28,295 Views 20 Comments

Local GP Martin Daly said the fire started just before 7.30am and caused extensive damage to the building.

Paul McGrath at Derby County: an Irish football legend's last dance
# The County Sheriff
From The42
# The County Sheriff

Paul McGrath at Derby County: an Irish football legend's last dance

Tue 11:13 AM 24,887 Views 25 Comments

It’s 25 years since one of Ireland’s greatest embarked on his final season in the Premier League.

Poll: When do you think the middle of summer is?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When do you think the middle of summer is?

Tue 9:02 AM 63,135 Views 70 Comments

The Taoiseach said no consideration will be given to opening hospitality until mid-summer.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# Nine At Nine
# Nine At Nine

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Tue 8:52 AM 15,060 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Summer bookings at 'historic low', hotels say
# Level 5
# Level 5

Summer bookings at 'historic low', hotels say

Tue 8:34 AM 34,883 Views 66 Comments

The hotels industry is calling for more supports from the government while they remain shut.

Catt and Farrell put the onus on Ireland's players to make better decisions
# Responsibility
From The42
# Responsibility

Catt and Farrell put the onus on Ireland's players to make better decisions

Tue 8:00 AM 19,609 Views 33 Comments

The Irish attacking effort was poor last time out in the Six Nations against France.

'The end is in sight': UK papers rejoice after Boris Johnson outlines roadmap out of lockdown
# The Papers
# The Papers

'The end is in sight': UK papers rejoice after Boris Johnson outlines roadmap out of lockdown

Tue 7:51 AM 28,362 Views 85 Comments

While there was a general welcome, there was some criticism of how long it will take.

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot
# 6 January
# 6 January

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot

Tue 7:30 AM 12,521 Views 26 Comments

Three of the four people scheduled to testify before two Senate committees have already resigned.