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# pandemic - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals

Thu 12:26 PM 7,032 Views 14 Comments

Players who continue to hug and kiss after scoring have been reminded about unnecessary contact.

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave

Thu 12:00 PM 22,193 Views 1 Comment

They speak to us about the challenges of this current phase of the pandemic.

# pandemic - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

1,700 Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU figures surpass April peak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

1,700 Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU figures surpass April peak

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 2:10 PM 39,239 Views 71 Comments

There are now 158 people with Covid-19 in intensive care.

# pandemic - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates to remain in place until 31 March
# PUP
# PUP

Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates to remain in place until 31 March

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:47 PM 31,329 Views 26 Comments

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme rates will also remain in place.

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?
# Hospitalisation
# Hospitalisation

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?

Jan 6th 2021, 6:05 AM 31,614 Views 32 Comments

The HSE has said it would, of course, continue to care for patients beyond capacity but the level of care would not be the same.

# pandemic - Monday 4 January, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 7:23 PM 185,388 Views 450 Comments

New figures were revealed by health officials this evening.

# pandemic - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Lions to provide update on South Africa tour prospects in coming weeks
# Going Going...
From The42
# Going Going...

Lions to provide update on South Africa tour prospects in coming weeks

Jan 2nd 2021, 3:36 PM 7,445 Views 15 Comments

The statement comes after reports that the tour was ‘on the brink’.

# pandemic - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:01 PM 57,050 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.

# pandemic - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'
# Hope
# Hope

Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'

Dec 19th 2020, 10:30 AM 22,640 Views 33 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the HSE’s CEO said the pandemic highlighted a number of health policy shifts that are needed.

# pandemic - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'Final nail in the coffin for businesses': Revenue claw back of wage subsidy funding raised with Taoiseach
# Revenue
# Revenue

'Final nail in the coffin for businesses': Revenue claw back of wage subsidy funding raised with Taoiseach

Dec 17th 2020, 6:15 AM 34,780 Views 14 Comments

Those that fell short of their 25% loss estimation are being asked by Revenue to repay the wage subsidy.

# pandemic - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Dortmund star in Qatar rehab despite pandemic
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

Dortmund star in Qatar rehab despite pandemic

Dec 10th 2020, 9:10 PM 11,446 Views 0 Comments

Erling Braut Haaland is out until January with a torn hip muscle.

Housing charity dealt with over 100 illegal or threatened evictions during pandemic ban
# Threshold
# Threshold

Housing charity dealt with over 100 illegal or threatened evictions during pandemic ban

Dec 10th 2020, 9:21 AM 7,574 Views 14 Comments

A ban on eviction notices and rent increases was put in place temporarily earlier this year.

# pandemic - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Record 80 million people now displaced in 'bleak milestone', UN says
# United Nations
# United Nations

Record 80 million people now displaced in 'bleak milestone', UN says

Dec 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 8,100 Views 11 Comments

UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said this will “continue to grow unless world leaders stop wars”.

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks
# Operation Faoiseamh
# Operation Faoiseamh

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks

Dec 9th 2020, 7:42 AM 9,715 Views 7 Comments

Operation Faoiseamh was launched by gardaí on 1 April this year.

# pandemic - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:49 AM 16,549 Views 32 Comments

A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining to produce the “worst outlook for public health our generation has seen”, according to a new study.

# pandemic - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:48 AM 14,703 Views 31 Comments

The airline carried just two million passengers last month.

# pandemic - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Covid-19 has 'dramatic effect' on government mortgage scheme for first-time buyers as drawdowns plummet
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Covid-19 has 'dramatic effect' on government mortgage scheme for first-time buyers as drawdowns plummet

Nov 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 19,619 Views 7 Comments

Approvals and drawdowns on the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme fell significantly from March onwards.

# pandemic - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December

Nov 26th 2020, 8:14 PM 33,969 Views 43 Comments

The bonus will be paid in the week beginning 7 December.

# pandemic - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Waste, greenhouse gases and traffic: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Ireland's environment
# EPA Report
# EPA Report

Waste, greenhouse gases and traffic: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Ireland's environment

Nov 25th 2020, 6:20 AM 19,781 Views 13 Comments

Information and statistics on this impact were included in the EPA’s new report on the state of Ireland’s environment.

# pandemic - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 344 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Nov 21st 2020, 5:44 PM 95,135 Views 153 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas

Nov 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 74,906 Views 29 Comments

Many people are unsure of what to do and critical of mixed mesages from the government.

# pandemic - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy
# Lifting Level 5
# Lifting Level 5

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 43,980 Views 54 Comments

Pressure has also been mounting on Micheál Martin to set out that the country will not return to another lockdown after Christmas.

# pandemic - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Trust in vaccines vital to halting pandemic, warns WHO
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trust in vaccines vital to halting pandemic, warns WHO

Nov 14th 2020, 8:50 AM 19,736 Views 82 Comments

A vaccine won’t be able to stop Covid-19 if people are reluctant to take it, a top WHO expert has said.

# pandemic - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

This map shows a breakdown of where Gardaí have used Covid-19 powers
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

This map shows a breakdown of where Gardaí have used Covid-19 powers

Nov 11th 2020, 2:25 PM 48,563 Views 14 Comments

The Policing Authority has said Garda powers to enforce Covid restrictions should be as limited as possible, and used sparingly.

'Significant concerns' about mental health impact of Covid-19 on practitioners, non-profit says
# Doctors
# Doctors

'Significant concerns' about mental health impact of Covid-19 on practitioners, non-profit says

Nov 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,826 Views 1 Comment

The Practitioner Health Matters Programme today released its annual report for 2019.

# pandemic - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Opinion: Stink bugs, hairy mollies and hedge mustard - local nature in a pandemic
# Nature Writing
# Nature Writing

Opinion: Stink bugs, hairy mollies and hedge mustard - local nature in a pandemic

Nov 8th 2020, 7:30 AM 22,590 Views 1 Comment

In this extract from her book, An Irish Nature Year, author Jane Powers explores the significance of nature throughout these strange times.

# pandemic - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment

Oct 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,995 Views 10 Comments

Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.

# pandemic - Friday 23 October, 2020

Covid-19 testing lab to close this weekend over 'unavoidable staff shortages'
# Testing
# Testing

Covid-19 testing lab to close this weekend over 'unavoidable staff shortages'

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 4:48 PM 56,118 Views 84 Comments

The HSE said that the closure would have no impact on testing responses.

The Square Tallaght postpones €100 million expansion due to Covid-19
# Business
# Business

The Square Tallaght postpones €100 million expansion due to Covid-19

Oct 23rd 2020, 3:19 PM 24,050 Views 29 Comments

Owners said that plans had only been temporarily halted.

# pandemic - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Arts sector: €50m support for live events announced in Budget 2021
# Arts
# Arts

Arts sector: €50m support for live events announced in Budget 2021

Oct 13th 2020, 3:51 PM 12,936 Views 11 Comments

Michael McGrath said Covid has had a “devastating impact” on arts, cultural and sporting activities.

# pandemic - Sunday 11 October, 2020

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

Oct 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,497 Views 25 Comments

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

# pandemic - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears
# Parade
# Parade

'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 4:00 PM 45,844 Views 62 Comments

The state is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party.

'People are afraid': Only tenth of women invited for cervical cancer screenings made appointments
# HSE
# HSE

'People are afraid': Only tenth of women invited for cervical cancer screenings made appointments

Oct 10th 2020, 1:23 PM 28,671 Views 42 Comments

Out of 110,000 invitations, only 12,000 have come forward, according to CervicalCheck director.

# pandemic - Thursday 8 October, 2020

From Monday there will be no countries on Ireland's Green List
# Travel
# Travel

From Monday there will be no countries on Ireland's Green List

Oct 8th 2020, 5:06 PM 103,167 Views 56 Comments

There were just four countries left on the list last week.

# pandemic - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

People with disabilities have been ‘forgotten’ during pandemic, Dáil told
# Services Cut
# Services Cut

People with disabilities have been ‘forgotten’ during pandemic, Dáil told

Oct 7th 2020, 2:52 PM 13,552 Views 35 Comments

Day services have only reopened at 40% capacity.

# pandemic - Monday 5 October, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic causing major disruptions to critical mental health services, WHO finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 pandemic causing major disruptions to critical mental health services, WHO finds

Oct 5th 2020, 12:06 PM 18,309 Views 37 Comments

The HSE’s winter plan has been criticised for not allocating enough funding towards mental health.

# pandemic - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'What a crazy day': Couple marry at Dublin Airport after Covid-19 cancels wedding plans
# Love Is In The Air
# Love Is In The Air

'What a crazy day': Couple marry at Dublin Airport after Covid-19 cancels wedding plans

Oct 4th 2020, 7:22 PM 55,549 Views 15 Comments

Nico and Justine Buhler were married today at the airport.

46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations
# Strabane
# Strabane

46-year-old woman becomes first in NI to be charged with breaking Covid-19 regulations

Oct 4th 2020, 1:26 PM 64,050 Views 0 Comments

The woman will appear in court tomorrow.

# pandemic - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Trump is doing ‘very well’ say his doctors, but White House says his vitals had been ‘very concerning’
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump is doing ‘very well’ say his doctors, but White House says his vitals had been ‘very concerning’

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:35 PM 88,433 Views 104 Comments

Donald Trump’s doctor provided the update this afternoon.

Glynn warns of 'significant escalation' of Covid-19 in Ireland as 10 deaths and 613 new cases confirmed
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Glynn warns of 'significant escalation' of Covid-19 in Ireland as 10 deaths and 613 new cases confirmed

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:21 PM 340,991 Views 424 Comments

The Department of Health figures were confirmed this evening.

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