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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

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Leinster fly Kelleher back to Dublin due to shoulder injury, Baird steps up rehab
The province have sent the hooker back from South Africa ahead of their meeting with the Stormers this weekend.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang misses Gabon fixture due to heart condition
Arsenal are reportedly satisfied the player’s condition is not serious.
Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka pulls out of warm-up tournament
An abdominal injury saw the four-time Grand Slam winner withdraw.
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Jockeys must produce negative lateral flow tests from next Wednesday, says BHA
The change in protocol was announced after rises in Covid-19 infection rates over the last couple of weeks.
Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases
United were due to travel to Deepdale at the weekend to continue their preparations for the new season.
Cricket Ireland temporarily suspend elite men's training after positive test for Covid-19
The player has used only one training hub but has close contacts who have trained at other locations.
'It's great the FAI are behind us, giving us the charter flight in these terrible conditions with Covid'
Virus threat overshadows monumental week for Irish women’s football – but Girls in Green covering all bases.
Moycullen players unavailable to Galway teams due to local Covid-19 outbreak
The news comes ahead of the return of inter-county action this weekend.
Premier Division clash between St Pat's and Dundalk postponed over Covid-19 case
A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course.
Swede Soderberg withdrawn from Irish Open after 'contact' tests positive for Covid-19
The 30-year-old will now self-isolate for 14 days while his playing partners continue to play.
Wexford Youths postpone Galway showdown due to Covid-19 concern, four U17 games off
Precautionary measures are being taken in the Women’s National League.
Contact tracing to be extended to suspected cases of Covid-19
A team of 1,400 health officials will work to trace and contact people.
Gary Lineker self-isolating after son displays coronavirus symptoms
The former England captain’s son George has shown signs of Covid-19.
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy self-isolating after returning from visiting family abroad
A spokesperson for the minister said he’s maintaining a full work schedule while self-isolating.
TD Thomas Pringle in isolation after potentially coming into contact with coronavirus
The Donegal TD is said to be showing no symptoms of the Covid-19 illness.
GAA announce suspension on all activities until 29 March
The 32-county directive ‘is to include all games, training and team gatherings at all ages.’
Fifa and AFC agree to postpone March and June's Asian World Cup qualifiers
Matches may still be played once agreed upon by both member associations and pending pre-clearance from Fifa and the AFC.
Juventus quarantine entire U23 squad
The move was made after recent opponents Pianese tested positive for the illness.
Ryanair plane in Dublin disinfected as 'precaution' after two fall ill on flight from Poland
The two passengers who became ill onboard the Poznan-Dublin service later tested negative for any virus.
School evacuated and road closed after sinkhole opens up on GAA pitch in Monaghan
It opened up “quite a significant gash,” a local councillor said.
Scene declared safe after someone walked into Finglas Garda Station with a pipe bomb
The army bomb squad has been called in.
Arrests made as Arsenal-Cologne kicks off despite crowd trouble
The news comes after over 20,000 German supporters descended on London.
London Eye evacuated after suspected WW2 bomb spotted in River Thames
The popular tourist area around Waterloo Pier was also evacuated as a precaution.
HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack
The HSE leadership convened a meeting tonight to decide what steps to take.
A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin
This brings the total number of beaches where swimming is forbidden to five.
Bounce Energy Balls recalled over potential listeria risk
Cashew & Pecan Lift and Apple Cinnamon Protein Punch products have been taken off the shelves.
Snipers to be deployed to boost security at France v Russia
Extra security measures will be taken for the French team’s first game back at Stade de France since November’s terrorist attacks.
No explosives found after German stadium evacuated before international friendly
The match was cancelled after police claimed ‘concrete evidence’ of a bomb threat.
Staying in this Monday? It's a good time to check your Facebook privacy settings
All public posts are now searchable, and that could mean some old (and potentially embarrassing) posts could surface.
DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital
His party says it’s “a precautionary measure”.
Ireland pull Moore from Leinster duty with prop in precautionary moon boot
The tighthead prop has experienced some foot pain and Joe Schmidt is being cautious.
If you haven't backed up your computer before, do it now
Seriously, you’ll thank yourself for it later.
Luke Fitzgerald a late withdrawal from Leinster's clash in Treviso
The 27-year-old was set to start at outside centre for Matt O’Connor’s team.
Doubts raised over Derval O'Rourke's Olympic participation after finals withdrawal
The Irish champion missed out on the 100m hurdles at Santry on Sunday sparking worries over her fitness.