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# restrictions - Today’s News

Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is deputising for Boris Johnson while he is in hospital, will chair an emergency meeting today.

# restrictions - Friday 3 April, 2020

Peru restrictions: Men and women given alternative days to go outside in bid to slow virus spread

Meanwhile, security forces in the Philippines have been told to “shoot dead” anyone causing trouble in lockdown areas.

# restrictions - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Here's the list of 'essential' workers who can still go to work

An updated list of essential retail services was published last night.

NCT and other vehicle and licence services suspended until further notice

Shane Ross is looking at measures to extend the period of validity of licences and NCT certificates.

# restrictions - Saturday 14 March, 2020

From The42 Jaguares-Highlanders cancelled, declared a draw as Super Rugby belatedly suspend season Restrictions

Jaguares-Highlanders cancelled, declared a draw as Super Rugby belatedly suspend season

The multi-continent tournament was one of the few competitions still running this weekend.

# restrictions - Saturday 21 December, 2019

New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban

The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.

# restrictions - Friday 28 September, 2018

Irish Water staff made house calls to those reported over hosepipe ban

The utility warned that fines may still be issued over the flouting of the restrictions.

# restrictions - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Taoiseach slaps down proposal to ban people taking photos of gardaí on duty

Leo Varadkar said he wanted to give assurances today that such a measure is not being considered by government.

# restrictions - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days

The Poulaphuca Reservoir previously had enough water for 150 days.

# restrictions - Friday 27 July, 2018

Hosepipe ban extended until end of August due to 'critical' situation

The most severe conditions continue to be in the east and south of the country.

# restrictions - Friday 13 July, 2018

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

Met Éireann has said there will be small amounts of rainfall at times over the coming days.

# restrictions - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Night time water restrictions in Greater Dublin Area 'likely to begin early next week'

Initial restriction could be midnight to 5am but that is still to be confirmed.

# restrictions - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents Water Outage This post contains videos

'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents

Though restrictions have completely been lifted, residents say water outrages are becoming a common problem in the area.

# restrictions - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue

Irish Water said it would be asking residents to conserve water for the “foreseeable future”.

# restrictions - Thursday 24 May, 2018

HSE accepts providing cervical smear slides for three women affected by scandal is 'critical and urgent'

The case of three women affected by the controversy was being heard in High Court today.

# restrictions - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

23,000 homes and businesses still without water

Nighttime restrictions are expected to continue in some areas for days or weeks.

# restrictions - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Water pressure to be reduced in greater Dublin area again tonight from 8pm until 6am

This follows on from overnight restrictions for customers yesterday from 7pm last night and 7am this morning.

# restrictions - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable'

EU rules will be rolled out in April to clamp down on acrylamide, which is found in chips.

# restrictions - Thursday 21 December, 2017

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?

It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

# restrictions - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'Vague and poorly written': Galway buskers are irate at council plans for new restrictions

Galway City Council has opened a public consultation for people to have their say on proposed new bye-laws.

# restrictions - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Business people, farmers and older people forced to travel to other towns as banks go cashless

Limits on cash lodgements and withdrawals are causing headaches for some rural customers.

# restrictions - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Traffic restrictions in Dublin as athletes take part in Ironman challenge

Over 2000 athletes will take part.

# restrictions - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'It's absolute chaos': Luas works are causing serious traffic issues on Moore Street Restrictions This post contains videos

'It's absolute chaos': Luas works are causing serious traffic issues on Moore Street

Footage shows an on call fire engine appearing to have to reverse down Moore Street due to congestion.

# restrictions - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Less than 10% of credit unions affected by rules limiting how much you can save

The CP88 process resulted in a rule limiting how much a member could save with credit unions to €100,000.

# restrictions - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Inside the country where sharing photos can mean jail

The problems in controlling shared content could lead to access being restricted.

# restrictions - Thursday 3 September, 2015

In pics: Huge parade at Tiananmen Square but Beijing residents barred from watching

The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types.

# restrictions - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Drive through Dublin city centre? Expect major delays from next month...

This is due to track being laid for the Luas Cross City.

# restrictions - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Those supermarket booze deals could be in danger...

There will also be regulation of sports sponsorship for the first time if new legislation agreed by the Government passes.

# restrictions - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ryanair wins another 'screenscraping' case against a website

The airline has hit out at the sites, asking people to book on its own site.

# restrictions - Friday 9 January, 2015

Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving

The controversial law has been sharply criticised.

# restrictions - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The IMF is a fan of the Central Bank's mortgage rules

But it says that reform of the rental market is needed.

# restrictions - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Eat whatever you want and lose weight*

*As long as you eat it in a 9 to 12 hour window and you’re a mouse.

# restrictions - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Visitor restrictions in place at University Hospital Galway due to vomiting bug

The hospital said they are under tremendous pressure and cannot afford to lose beds because of virus outbreaks.

# restrictions - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions

Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital said there is no cap on the number of Irish women they will treat.

# restrictions - Sunday 20 July, 2014

How to protect yourself against unwanted app charges

Because nobody wants to be greeted with a large bill at the end of the month.

# restrictions - Thursday 22 May, 2014

# restrictions - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictions

Critics say the planned new laws would expand the government’s already tight grip on the web.

# restrictions - Thursday 7 November, 2013

It’s over: Dublin water restrictions to be lifted from tonight

However water pressure will remain low in the evenings over the coming weeks.

# restrictions - Friday 1 November, 2013

Water restrictions will be in place until "at least Thursday"

It had been hoped water would be running normally by Monday, but Dublin City Council has added three days to the restriction period.

# restrictions - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

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