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Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Have you seen James? Gardaí seek help finding 71-year-old man missing from Meath

Gardaí are very concerned for James Kiely’s welfare.

Aldi rewards staff for coronavirus efforts with 10% bonus

The retailer said that the payment was to reward colleagues who have “worked tirelessly” in recent weeks.

Government announces 'unprecedented actions' and Olympics postponed: Today's Covid-19 main points

There are 1,329 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

From The42 Had your fill of Netflix's sports films? Here are 12 hidden gems to watch on YouTube Under The Radar

Had your fill of Netflix's sports films? Here are 12 hidden gems to watch on YouTube

With the options on Netflix becoming scarcer by the day, we’ve trawled YouTube to bring you your sporting fix.

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Coronavirus: 204 more cases of Covid-19 in Ireland, with another death confirmed

As of midnight last night, 17,992 tests have been carried out in laboratories across the country.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

New Covid-19 restrictions, the Olympics and India’s lockdown made headlines today.

Coronavirus: India puts 1.3 billion people under 'total lockdown'

Police are patrolling the streets and used loud megaphones to tell residents to stay indoors.

From The42 The FA Cup finalist from Dublin working the midnight shift on London Underground during lockdown Lockdown Worker

The FA Cup finalist from Dublin working the midnight shift on London Underground during lockdown

Former Millwall defender Robbie Ryan tells The42 how he is adapting to a new reality – ‘You worry that the virus will spread to you or someone in your family’.

Your evening longread: How the site Cameo makes cash from D-list celebrities

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Banks see calls rise 400% as customers seek support amid Covid-19 crunch

Banks are far busier but visits to branches have dropped significantly.

Quiz: How well do you remember these Disney films?

Go on, test yourself.

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis

Jason O’Sullivan says now is a time of major change, and businesses must try to adapt.

Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of men accused of rape

The jury indicated that they were unable to reach a verdict on any count after deliberating for five and a half hours.

Coronavirus: These are the 'essential retail outlets' that can stay open

The Department of An Taoiseach provided an indicative list this afternoon.

From The42 Irish horse racing to be shut down as Taoiseach bans all sporting events Covid-19

Irish horse racing to be shut down as Taoiseach bans all sporting events

Race meetings have still been taking place behind closed doors, but that will stop after today’s announcement.

'These signs tell us we need to move': Health chief explains introduction of new restrictions

A range of concerning statistics were cited as the explanation for new measures being put in place now.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock.

Private hospitals will be made public for duration of coronavirus pandemic

The State will take control of all private hospital facilities.

Government working on 'contingency plans' for Leaving Cert

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that there was a very good chance state exams would go ahead as planned this summer.

Leo Varadkar: Gardaí will be more visible on the streets 'encouraging groups to disperse'

Varadkar said gardaí would not be employing “coercion”.

Taoiseach announces increase in Covid-19 unemployment payment to €350 per week and temporary wage subsidy

The new payment is a rise of more than 50% of the benefit scheme announced last week.

'Many of us are staying here to avoid infecting our family at home': Irish people in London amid the coronavirus crisis

Irish people in London describe the mood in the city, which is now facing a major lockdown to tackle coronavirus.

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus

The European Medicines Agency said these falsified medicines can cause serious harm.

Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'

Very few flights are leaving Australia after it announced non-essential services would close.

From The42 Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season Pandemic

Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season

Irish striker Eoin Doyle on coping with the Covid-19 crisis in Britain and how it has impacted his growing childcare business here.

Barretstown charity launches online platform to support seriously ill children

The charity offers free camps and programmes for children and their families living with a serious illness.

Criminal Courts to 'further stagger' start times for cases after overcrowding outside courtroom

The move comes after legal professionals expressed concern about overcrowding at the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday.

From The42 The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021 Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021

Olympic Federation of Ireland says postponement is ‘the right call given the times that we are in’.

Albert Uderzo - co-creator of the Asterix comics - dies aged 92

The adventures of Asterix and Obelix were translated into dozens of languages and spawned a number of feature films.

Minister says he expects insurers to 'play their part and act reasonably' by honouring claims

Claims are being rejected as Covid-19 is not on the list of infectious diseases on some policies.

US could become Covid-19 epicentre after 'very large acceleration' in cases - WHO WHO

US could become Covid-19 epicentre after 'very large acceleration' in cases - WHO

In the past 24 hours, the World Health Organization said that 85% of new cases were in Europe and the US.

More than 500 people have died in Spain over the past 24 hours from Covid-19

The number of deaths in Spain from the coronavirus has more than doubled since Friday.

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites

It comes after criticism that the construction industry is not responding quickly enough to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May

Ryanair has offered its planes for rescue flights and for the transport of medicine.

Disney+ launches in Ireland today, here are our top picks to watch first

The new streaming service has over 500 films and thousands of television episodes.

Packed trains on the Underground again today despite Boris Johnson's appeal in lockdown London

The prime minister said last night that people can travel to work “only where this is absolutely necessary”.

Poll: What is your favourite board game? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What is your favourite board game?

Which one brings out your best (or worst) side?