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# shutdown - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Greece shuts down all schools as hospitals are overwhelmed
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Greece shuts down all schools as hospitals are overwhelmed

Nov 14th 2020, 11:48 AM 54,408 Views 58 Comments

Schools, kindergartens and daycare centres have all been shut in Greece as cases surge.

# shutdown - Monday 10 August, 2020

Doubts persist over inter-county season on sobering week for GAA
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# Shutdown

Doubts persist over inter-county season on sobering week for GAA

Aug 10th 2020, 6:18 PM 30,700 Views 22 Comments

The GAA have informed clubs in Kildare, Offaly and Laois that outdoor facilities can re-open for training.

# shutdown - Friday 10 July, 2020

Three Cork GAA clubs call a halt to all activities as Covid-19 precaution
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

Three Cork GAA clubs call a halt to all activities as Covid-19 precaution

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 5:00 PM 37,151 Views 24 Comments

Some Argideen Rangers members told the club they may have been in contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus.

# shutdown - Friday 15 May, 2020

'Why I believe homework should be banned', by one primary school student
# Homework
# Homework

'Why I believe homework should be banned', by one primary school student

May 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 24,103 Views 0 Comments

Misha McEnaney is a fifth class student. He outlines why he believes homework should be banned for all children.

Zoombombing, FaceTiming and finding your light: surviving working from home
# Working Remotely
# Working Remotely

Zoombombing, FaceTiming and finding your light: surviving working from home

May 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,059 Views 4 Comments

Sarah Geraghty offers some helpful advice to those dealing with new forms of communication via technology.

# shutdown - Monday 11 May, 2020

'Lockdown, disability and me': One man shares his thoughts on the Covid-19 shutdown
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Lockdown, disability and me': One man shares his thoughts on the Covid-19 shutdown

May 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,544 Views 5 Comments

James Rickard has Cerebral Palsy. He says this shutdown has reminded him of the importance of connection.

# shutdown - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

GAA say no inter-county games to be played before October
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

GAA say no inter-county games to be played before October

May 6th 2020, 5:18 PM 25,365 Views 51 Comments

While not ruling them out, the Association say there is a ‘lack of appetite’ for the staging of games behind closed doors.

# shutdown - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'We lost 92% of business in 24 hours, but we've adapted fast and maybe people can learn from us'
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

'We lost 92% of business in 24 hours, but we've adapted fast and maybe people can learn from us'

May 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 53,788 Views 17 Comments

Kieran Doyle of Doyles Veg Prep explains how quick thinking after the shutdown has enabled his business to continue.

# shutdown - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Businesses told to check 'essential workers' list again as some may have closed in error
# Re-opening
# Re-opening

Businesses told to check 'essential workers' list again as some may have closed in error

May 2nd 2020, 5:45 PM 72,085 Views 44 Comments

Minister Heather Humphreys said some businesses may have closed when there was no need to.

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker

May 2nd 2020, 10:30 AM 40,047 Views 17 Comments

Tracey Jeffrey had built a breadmaking business that relied on tourism, but when that stopped overnight, she decided to bake for her neighbours.

# shutdown - Sunday 12 April, 2020

How one coffee business is adapting to Covid-19 changes with a new support scheme
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

How one coffee business is adapting to Covid-19 changes with a new support scheme

Apr 12th 2020, 12:00 PM 52,679 Views 28 Comments

Ferg Brown from Roasted Brown has come up with a way to boost his own coffee sales while supporting his customers.

# shutdown - Friday 10 April, 2020

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland
# Irish Politics
# Irish Politics

Politics of a pandemic: How Covid-19 changes could open doors to a better Ireland

Apr 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 44,221 Views 103 Comments

Dr Stephen Onakuse says the Irish electorate displayed a new empathy in GE2020 and somehow, the coronavirus brought the changes they sought.

# shutdown - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown
# Adjustments
From The42
# Adjustments

Fifa allows transfer window movement and extension to contracts amid football shutdown

Apr 7th 2020, 9:00 PM 2,755 Views 0 Comments

Contracts covering the 2019/20 season in England are set to expire on 30 June.

# shutdown - Monday 6 April, 2020

Coronavirus: People on social welfare income support now tops 710,000
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# Shutdown

Coronavirus: People on social welfare income support now tops 710,000

Apr 6th 2020, 4:02 PM 26,590 Views 41 Comments

A total of 507,000 were issued with a Pandemic Unemployment Payment last Friday.

# shutdown - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?
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# Shutdown

'It was shaping to be a very strong year': How will the coronavirus crisis impact people buying houses?

Apr 2nd 2020, 12:02 AM 105,506 Views 64 Comments

All of these indicators suggested a market that was growing, with supply remaining low relative to demand.

# shutdown - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

‘This is like a war - Irish sport and the Irish economy will need a Marshall Plan’
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

‘This is like a war - Irish sport and the Irish economy will need a Marshall Plan’

Mar 31st 2020, 5:48 PM 3,912 Views 1 Comment

Fianna Fáil sports spokesperson warns that it could be months before we see top-level sport again in Ireland.

# shutdown - Monday 30 March, 2020

Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies

Mar 30th 2020, 10:01 AM 4,576 Views 7 Comments

Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has suggested that the Wallabies could travel to Ireland instead later in the year.

# shutdown - Friday 27 March, 2020

The US Open golf is set to be postponed until later in the summer
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

The US Open golf is set to be postponed until later in the summer

Mar 27th 2020, 1:21 PM 2,165 Views 4 Comments

The Masters and the PGA Championship have already been postponed.

# shutdown - Monday 16 March, 2020

The Aintree Grand National has been cancelled due to coronavirus
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From The42
# Shutdown

The Aintree Grand National has been cancelled due to coronavirus

Mar 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,568 Views 25 Comments

Officials accept that it would not be possible to stage the race behind closed doors.

Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks

Mar 16th 2020, 7:08 PM 2,524 Views 1 Comment

The 2020 season will not start until mid-May at the earliest.

# shutdown - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Taoiseach may seek special powers to close pubs and nightclubs over Covid-19
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Taoiseach may seek special powers to close pubs and nightclubs over Covid-19

Updated Mar 15th 2020, 1:22 PM 162,186 Views 243 Comments

Images on social media showed busy pubs around the country last night despite recommendations against indoor gatherings.

# shutdown - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream

Mar 14th 2020, 12:34 PM 8,048 Views 5 Comments

Is this the immediate future of sports?

'Just because there's no live sport, that doesn't mean we're stopping' - Sports media versus the shutdown
# THE SHOW GOES ON
From The42
# THE SHOW GOES ON

'Just because there's no live sport, that doesn't mean we're stopping' - Sports media versus the shutdown

Mar 14th 2020, 10:00 AM 29,466 Views 25 Comments

Media outlets across Ireland are finding ways to adapt to a world without live sport.

# shutdown - Thursday 12 March, 2020

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

What the new Covid-19 government measures mean for workers

Mar 12th 2020, 1:14 PM 53,750 Views 65 Comments

People are being advised to work from home if possible from 6pm today.

'We shouldn't stockpile': Ministers Harris and Humphreys warn against coronavirus panic-buying
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We shouldn't stockpile': Ministers Harris and Humphreys warn against coronavirus panic-buying

Mar 12th 2020, 12:51 PM 91,891 Views 162 Comments

The ministers were speaking today following the announcement about the closure of schools, colleges and cultural institutions from 6pm.

La Liga suspend games for two weeks with Real Madrid players quarantined
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From The42
# Shutdown

La Liga suspend games for two weeks with Real Madrid players quarantined

Mar 12th 2020, 11:22 AM 13,794 Views 4 Comments

Football has been shut down for a fortnight in Spain as coronavirus crisis worsens.

Every football match in England set to go behind closed doors
# Action Plan
From The42
# Action Plan

Every football match in England set to go behind closed doors

Mar 12th 2020, 8:07 AM 41,215 Views 73 Comments

A report in today’s London Times says UK government set to impose action plan to deal with coronavirus pandemic. Doubts exist over final day at Cheltenham.

# shutdown - Monday 9 March, 2020

Premier League and Cheltenham given green light to continue
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From The42
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Premier League and Cheltenham given green light to continue

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 1:58 PM 8,493 Views 9 Comments

Fears that Premier League games and Cheltenham Festival would be forced behind closed doors have eased – for now.

# shutdown - Monday 2 December, 2019

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties
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# Shutdown

Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 6:50 PM 30,469 Views 13 Comments

It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.

# shutdown - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

Nov 14th 2019, 8:05 AM 7,239 Views 7 Comments

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

# shutdown - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself

Feb 16th 2019, 11:00 AM 31,084 Views 44 Comments

The US president’s wall is far from a sure thing even now.

# shutdown - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

US congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown that sees Trump get fraction of border wall funding
# Ringfenced
# Ringfenced

US congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown that sees Trump get fraction of border wall funding

Feb 12th 2019, 7:19 AM 14,374 Views 38 Comments

Trump had demanded $5.7 billion but the deal sees $1.36 billion allocated.

# shutdown - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Disruption at major US airport after drone sighting
# Newark
# Newark

Disruption at major US airport after drone sighting

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:03 AM 10,952 Views 10 Comments

In December, London’s Gatwick airport was paralysed for 36 hours after a drone sighting.

# shutdown - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal

Jan 20th 2019, 3:50 PM 24,430 Views 50 Comments

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday called Trump’s deal a “non-starter”.

# shutdown - Saturday 19 January, 2019

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money
# Trump
# Trump

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

Jan 19th 2019, 9:32 PM 31,772 Views 81 Comments

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border
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# Shutdown

Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border

Jan 19th 2019, 8:59 AM 20,148 Views 88 Comments

Trump will be speaking from the Diplomatic Room at 8pm.

# shutdown - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown

Jan 16th 2019, 7:59 PM 19,166 Views 33 Comments

There was no sign early today of a breakthrough in the showdown between Trump and Democrats in Congress.

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons
# Prime Time Audience
# Prime Time Audience

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons

Jan 16th 2019, 3:20 PM 19,164 Views 27 Comments

Pelosi says that the shutdown has meant that the Secret Service cannot plan properly.

# shutdown - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff
# Happy Meal
# Happy Meal

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff

Jan 15th 2019, 8:52 AM 38,888 Views 87 Comments

“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

# shutdown - Saturday 12 January, 2019

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits

Jan 12th 2019, 8:15 AM 12,140 Views 37 Comments

No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.

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