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# pandemic - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people

Jun 1st 2021, 6:25 AM 18,014 Views 3 Comments

A new report from the Irish Youth Foundation has been published today.

# pandemic - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Countries urge broader patent waivers beyond Covid-19 vaccines
# Patents
# Patents

Countries urge broader patent waivers beyond Covid-19 vaccines

May 22nd 2021, 5:41 PM 10,992 Views 1 Comment

More than 60 countries support the waiving of patents for medical tools needed to fight the pandemic for three years.

# pandemic - Monday 10 May, 2021

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed
# Barring Orders
# Barring Orders

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed

May 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,815 Views 0 Comments
  • Over the course of the pandemic some people have been trapped with their abusers 24-7, Órla Ryan writes
  • One domestic abuse survivor says people who breach barring orders should be automatically jailed
  • NGOs are calling for a new ministry dedicated to domestic violence

# pandemic - Friday 7 May, 2021

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

May 7th 2021, 4:45 PM 17,907 Views 11 Comments

This is the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality.

# pandemic - Monday 3 May, 2021

'The eating disorder crept in': Kilkenny twins on their experience dealing with anorexia during lockdown
# Aislinn And Roisin
# Aislinn And Roisin

'The eating disorder crept in': Kilkenny twins on their experience dealing with anorexia during lockdown

May 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 42,176 Views 0 Comments

Aislinn and Roisin Duggan (23) are in recovery after several years dealing with their eating disorders.

# pandemic - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Over-active immune response could be one reason for long Covid, study says
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

Over-active immune response could be one reason for long Covid, study says

Apr 28th 2021, 2:07 PM 22,286 Views 10 Comments

The researchers said the findings may be of value for future studies in this area.

Spain says it is ready to welcome tourists from June
# Travel
# Travel

Spain says it is ready to welcome tourists from June

Apr 28th 2021, 8:03 AM 50,356 Views 45 Comments

MEPs will today vote on a proposal for Digital Green Certificates.

India's official Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India's official Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000

Apr 28th 2021, 7:17 AM 11,520 Views 26 Comments

Many experts suspect that the true death toll is higher than this.

# pandemic - Thursday 15 April, 2021

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 39,641 Views 102 Comments

Every person in Ireland aged 15 and over drinks, on average, 10.8 litres of pure alcohol each year, according to new figures.

# pandemic - Monday 12 April, 2021

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19

Apr 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 18,292 Views 29 Comments

India reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases.

# pandemic - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

Apr 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 48,075 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

# pandemic - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services

Apr 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,630 Views 31 Comments

Ella Arensman has been appointed Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health.

# pandemic - Monday 5 April, 2021

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000

Apr 5th 2021, 3:35 PM 16,432 Views 13 Comments

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, recorded nearly 60,000 cases in the last 24 hours.

Black market Guinness and garda raids: Hundreds of illegal shebeens believed to be serving punters every day
# Shebeen
# Shebeen

Black market Guinness and garda raids: Hundreds of illegal shebeens believed to be serving punters every day

Apr 5th 2021, 9:30 AM 123,196 Views 114 Comments

Gardaí have raided dozens of the illegal pubs.

# pandemic - Monday 29 March, 2021

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic

Mar 29th 2021, 2:02 PM 7,315 Views 12 Comments

The biggest drop was in burglary and related offences, falling by over a third in 2020 compared to the previous year.

# pandemic - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?

Mar 28th 2021, 11:08 AM 81,431 Views 128 Comments

Or should we stick to what we are already due to receive?

A year of lockdown in nursing homes: 'Staff and residents are now closer than ever'
# Care Homes
# Care Homes

A year of lockdown in nursing homes: 'Staff and residents are now closer than ever'

Mar 28th 2021, 9:30 AM 11,081 Views 5 Comments

We speak to two staff members tasked with keeping care home residents engaged during the pandemic.

# pandemic - Friday 26 March, 2021

Plans underway for Ireland's first mother and baby mental health unit, amid Covid-19 delays
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Plans underway for Ireland's first mother and baby mental health unit, amid Covid-19 delays

Mar 26th 2021, 12:10 AM 11,590 Views 11 Comments

New and expectant mothers with severe mental health issues are currently admitted to a general psychiatric ward.

# pandemic - Monday 22 March, 2021

'Huge step in the right direction': Nursing home residents allowed two visits per week from today
# Visiting
# Visiting

'Huge step in the right direction': Nursing home residents allowed two visits per week from today

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:33 PM 10,497 Views 15 Comments

New guidance on nursing home visits has taken effect.

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic
# Bidding Wars
# Bidding Wars

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 88,987 Views 92 Comments

Home-buyers have raised concerns about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic is having on house prices.

# pandemic - Friday 19 March, 2021

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness
# Tanzania
# Tanzania

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness

Mar 19th 2021, 8:29 AM 15,757 Views 12 Comments

Questions remain over the true cause of the late president’s death, after multiple rumours he had Covid-19 or had sought treatment abroad.

# pandemic - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 646 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 646 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 12th 2021, 5:44 PM 92,881 Views 250 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

# pandemic - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'We can't afford to deteriorate': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
# Key Points

'We can't afford to deteriorate': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 11th 2021, 8:44 PM 43,270 Views 54 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

# pandemic - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400
# Payment
# Payment

US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400

Mar 10th 2021, 8:10 PM 8,497 Views 25 Comments

The $1.9 trillion plan was approved today in the US.

# pandemic - Monday 8 March, 2021

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence

Mar 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,890 Views 13 Comments

The pandemic has led to a surge in domestic violence – but Ireland has less than one third of the number of refuge spaces that it should have.

# pandemic - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list

Feb 24th 2021, 2:21 PM 20,697 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday the government announced people with underlying conditions that put them at high risk have been moved up the priority list.

# pandemic - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee
# Frontline
# Frontline

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee

Feb 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,499 Views 53 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will meet with healthcare representative organisations later this morning.

# pandemic - Monday 1 February, 2021

Tourism firms can apply for grants of up to €200,000 under new scheme
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Tourism firms can apply for grants of up to €200,000 under new scheme

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 23,691 Views 8 Comments

Applications for the TBCS will open on 11 February.

# pandemic - Sunday 31 January, 2021

The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 12:00 PM 15,944 Views 6 Comments

Ireland international Nicola Sinnott balances elite sport with teaching in Enniscorthy.

# pandemic - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll
# Bereavement
# Bereavement

'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll

Jan 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 44,216 Views 14 Comments

As Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 3,000, we speak to some of the families behind the figures.

# pandemic - Monday 25 January, 2021

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year

Jan 25th 2021, 1:22 PM 9,948 Views 7 Comments

Optometrists have offered to help the Government with the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

# pandemic - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement

Jan 19th 2021, 7:31 AM 28,289 Views 12 Comments

Trump said he would lift the travel ban on parts of Europe and Brazil.

# 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

Jan 14th 2021, 12:26 PM 7,070 Views 15 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

Jan 14th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,299 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 39,584 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 40,503 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 34,921 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 185,682 Views 451 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 7,474 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 57,176 Views 96 Comments

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

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