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# protection - Friday 6 November, 2020

From The42 'We're not going to put anybody at risk' - Jim Crawford responds to Millwall boss's Troy Parrott comments Protection

'We're not going to put anybody at risk' - Jim Crawford responds to Millwall boss's Troy Parrott comments

Gary Rowett had previously suggested he was less than pleased with the youngster going away on international duty.

# protection - Sunday 20 September, 2020

'The pandemic exposed big failings': ICTU calls for mandatory sick pay for all workers

The union said up to half of the labour force, including hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers, do not receive sick pay.

# protection - Monday 31 August, 2020

Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed

Acting CMO Dr Ronan Glynn this evening warned improper use of face coverings could increase risk.

# protection - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings

The CCPC has warned against claims that these items protect the wearer from Covid-19.

# protection - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Concern over how physical distancing in workplaces will be 'policed' once restrictions are eased

Unions are monitoring the situation but they say enforcement resources need to be increased.

# protection - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses

The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.

# protection - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Council workers receiving garda protection in inner city Dublin Exclusive

Photographs seen by show garda cars parked as workers carry out street repairs.

# protection - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Ban on taking photos of gardaí on duty would 'criminalise ordinary members of the public'

Minister Charlie Flanagan’s proposal would be “grossly disproportionate”, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has said.

# protection - Monday 17 September, 2018

From The42 Cavanagh called for second referee in GAA before weekend injuries Protection

Cavanagh called for second referee in GAA before weekend injuries

“I like the idea of a second referee with some of the stuff that goes on off the ball,” Sean Cavanagh told The42 last week.

# protection - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Israeli firm selling bulletproof backpacks in US in wake of Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz allegedly killed 17 people on 14 February in his former high school in Parkland, Florida.

# protection - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move'

Putin was shielded from the rain – but Macron and the Croatian leader got drenched.

# protection - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Irish charity trains hotel staff to spot markers of child trafficking

Between 2009 and 2016, there were 512 victims of human trafficking identified in Ireland – 143 were children.

# protection - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'Common sense prevailed': Proposal to raise digital age of consent to 16 rejected

Children’s rights groups had strongly opposed the proposal.

# protection - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They're on their own': Call for complainants in rape cases to have their own legal counsel

The Minister for Justice has said he will review legal protections offered to complainants.

# protection - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Judge hears all cases under garda surveillance after threat of 'hand grenade day'

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was put on notice of the threat just before she was due to sit in the Circuit Civil Court.

# protection - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Renter told she'd be sharing a room with another female, after she paid deposit the 'landlord' said she'd be sharing with him

Licensee renters have very few of the same rights given to other tenants.

# protection - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland

A new Bill will amend the International Protection Act 2015, which covers the reunification of refugee families.

# protection - Saturday 3 June, 2017

There are at least 24 Hutch family members who are potential targets of an attack

Gardaí believe they know who was behind the murder of Michael Keogh.

# protection - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Growing global cyberattack hits 200,000 victims so far and there's more to come

Fears for millions of users who will be turning on their computers tomorrow morning.

# protection - Monday 8 May, 2017

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'

Vesel Jahiri was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Anna Finnegan

# protection - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.

# protection - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Costing the city over $100k a day, New Yorkers are desperate to get Melania Trump to move out

More than half a million people have signed a petition urging Melania to move to Washington.

# protection - Monday 26 December, 2016

Military veterans back in action saving South African rhinos from poachers

In 2008, less than 100 rhinos were poached in South Africa, but in recent years numbers have rocketed with nearly 1,200 killed in 2015 alone.

# protection - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# protection - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From The42 Cullen willing to work with all parties to ensure Sexton returns in 'best possible shape' Protection

Cullen willing to work with all parties to ensure Sexton returns in 'best possible shape'

The eastern province face the Dragons at the RDS tonight without their first-choice out-half.

# protection - Thursday 21 July, 2016

A new smartphone screen will make smashed displays a rarer sight

The new Gorilla Glass 5 will be able to survive shoulder-height drops “up to 80% of the time”.

# protection - Monday 27 June, 2016

Gang culture on the rise in Irish prisons as increasing numbers seek protection

A visiting committee described the situation in Cloverhill prison in particular as a “logistical nightmare”.

# protection - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Microsoft is going to start banning your incredibly dumb passwords

The most common passwords like ’123456′ and ‘qwerty’ will no longer be allowed under the new system.

# protection - Monday 9 May, 2016

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens

The UV Patch, which changes colour to indicate the different levels of sun exposure, will be launched here in June.

You may want to continue using PayPal if you're funding any risky projects

The service is no longer covering crowdfunding under its Purchase Protection plan, but Irish users are safe.

# protection - Monday 25 April, 2016

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

# protection - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

What happens when you throw a Samsung S7 into a washing machine?

Amazingly, it survives.

# protection - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

On patrol with the bikers scaring off looters after UK floods

“We’re big chaps, a lot of us. If people see us they’re liable to go away.”

# protection - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From The42 Francesco Totti paid police to ensure son wasn't kidnapped by Roma ultras Protection

Francesco Totti paid police to ensure son wasn't kidnapped by Roma ultras

La Gazzetta dello Sport reported that the Serie A legend had private protection between 2008 and 2010.

# protection - Friday 23 October, 2015

Apple's idea for a screen protector involves bumpers popping out of your phone

The four retractable ‘tabs’ would be located at each corner of a phone’s display, activating anytime it senses a fall.

# protection - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Gangs in Dublin asking for 'protection money' for residents' cars

The crimes are happening in the Crumlin-Kimmage area.

# protection - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A day in an STI clinic: Peter never got tested because 'he only sleeps with pretty girls'

Dr Aisling Loy tells us about a day in her Dublin clinic.

# protection - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This tweet proving men can never be too big for condoms has gone ridiculously viral Biggie Smalls

This tweet proving men can never be too big for condoms has gone ridiculously viral

And it’s sparking quite the outrage amongst some people, too.

# protection - Friday 3 July, 2015

Sit back and let this sea turtle with a GoPro give you a tour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

The video campaign aims to raise awareness of the reef.

# protection - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Here is how much sun cream you need to not get burnt

The Health Products Regulatory Authority have given some guidelines on staying safe in the sun.

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