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The RSA, alongside Ireland’s emergency services, have launched a new Christmas Road Safety campaign That same afternoon, the news broke that 4 people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Mallow over a 24-hour period. 18 people have died on Irish roads between Christmas and New Year’s since 2015, with drink-driving, speeding, […]

Large crowds were asked to disperse and one man was arrested Kerry Mitchell has this report for RedFM News: ‘Upon arrival at the scene in Eastgate, Gardaí observed the gathering of over 250 vehicles and 700 – 800 people. They say there was very little evidence of social distancing or compliance with public health guidelines. According […]

Top singers and musicians including Mick Flannery will be performing The online event is to raise funds for Enable Ireland. The gig gets underway at 6pm this evening and people will be able to sing along to the performance from their own homes in the county. Organiser, The Songstress Margeurite O’Connor says those who log […]

That’s despite new lockdown rules in parts of the UK The Netherlands has banned air travel from Britain, due to fears over a new coronavirus strain there. Recruiter Colin Donnery, who works with Irish people living in the UK, believes many will still try and make it home to Ireland for Christmas. But he says […]

The confidential internal document has been obtained by the Sunday Independent It highlights the need for more public health staff and greater expertise to facilitate an effective roll-out. It expresses doubts about the readiness of IT infrastructure needed to retain key personal and population data on the vaccine. The report, which was prepared for HSE […]

Dr. Doireann is leading the initiative online It aims to raise funds for necessary equipment for CUH’s new operating theatre dedicated solely to children. Details of the fundraiser will be revealed on Dr. Doireann’s Instagram page, with Marc Jacobs bags, hotel stays, jewellery giveaways, restaurant gift vouchers among the prizes to be won.

The UK and the EU are still trying to reach a deal this weekend after yesterday’s negotiations ended with no news of an agreement. A British government source says the UK will leave the EU without a trade deal if the European Union doesn’t ‘substantially move’ its position. MEP Sean Kelly is concerned over fisheries […]

Gardai also found an illegal drinking den Gardaí are warning their targeted campaign of inspections will continue throughout the weekend. Stephen Bourke has this report for RedFM News: ‘”Fresh pints, TV on and fire lighting” — a welcome sight in normal times perhaps — but not in the middle of a pandemic, Gardaí say. Inspections in […]

It’s to help the struggling sector recover next year A further shutdown of restaurants and pubs that serve food is expected to be signed off on by the Cabinet on Tuesday following NPHET advice. December 30th is likely to be the closure date, while at the same time home visits will be restricted to one […]

Dr. Tony Holohan says the Covid-19 figures are a persistent, ongoing concern 527 more people have tested positive for the virus and there’s been five further deaths – while the 14-day incidence rate has risen to 102.4. The Government says virus experts at UCD haven’t detected the new strain of Covid-19 in Ireland so far. […]



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