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Education Minister Norma Foley says there’s clear evidence that schools are safe for students, teachers and other staff. But the TUI says there’s serious uncertainty about the definitions used for close contacts in schools. Its president Martin Marjoram says many of its members aren’t convinced:

Ireland has become the first European country to enter a second lockdown with all non-essential retail to close. However, some measures are more lenient than level five was planned – with schools to stay open, 25 people allowed to attend weddings and elite sport including the inter-county GAA season allowed to continue. People will have […]

A status yellow rainfall warning will remain in place until 3pm nationwide after heavy rain throughout the night. High tide is at 08:35- it’s due to coincide with the usual rush-hour – and officials say winds are driving a storm surge, making flooding inevitable. David Joyce, head of services with Cork City Council, says people should […]

The main stories making the headlines across Cork Around 150,000 people are expected to lose their jobs when level five restrictions kick in from midnight tomorrow. Ireland has become the first European country to enter a second lockdown with all non-essential retail to close. === A new system of fines for breaching COVID restrictions will […]

Key points from tonight’s announcement by Taoiseach Mícheál Martin about increased restrictions to curb the spread of COVID19 Taoiseach Mícheál Martin has announced a move to Level 5. Schools to remain open Construction and manufacturing to continue Only essential retail to remain open Only essential workers are permitted to travel to work 5km exercise limit […]

There have been no further deaths 235 cases are in Dublin, 232 in Cork, 60 in Galway, 47 in Limerick, 47 in Kerry, and the remaining 410 cases are spread across 21 counties. 298 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised and 34 are in ICU. There is now a total of 50,993 confirmed cases of the virus […]

It happened on Pope’s Quay earlier this afternoon At approximately 3.35pm, a 21-year-old man was arrested and what appears to be a machete or large knife was seized. The man was taken to Bridewell Garda Station for questioning, and investigations are ongoing.

The event took place this morning The Garda subsequently received a positive result and everyone who attended the event has been advised to restrict their movements. Sinead Spain has this reports for RedFM News:  

Cabinet ministers are currently meeting to discuss the move to Level 5 Speculation is mounting that restrictions in the Level 5 category will be implemented this evening when the Government is set to make an announcement. It follows a sharp spike in COVID19 cases with figures here across Cork on the rise. However many outlets […]

Michel Barnier spoke to David Frost this afternoon It’s as efforts continue to resume stalled discussions on a trade agreement. Michel Barnier told him the EU remains available to escalate talk ‘on all subjects’. He says he’s now awaiting the UK’s reaction.



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