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Boris Johnson says that’s unless there’s a ‘fundamental change in approach’ from the EU He’s accused it of abandoning the ambition of a free-trade agreement, and of failing to take negotiations seriously. The President of the European Commission says the EU is continuing to work towards a deal. The UK leader insists there was always […]

It forms part of Operation Fanacht in an attempt to curb the spread of Covid-19 They are appealing to the public to continue following the current Covid-19 public health guidelines which include limiting your contact with people, wearing a face mask when required, avoiding non-essential travel, and restricing visitors from entering your home. The appeal […]

There were 1,299 new coronavirus cases in the North today A four-week “circuit-breaker” coronavirus lockdown has come into effect in Northern Ireland. Schools are closed for two weeks and pubs and restaurants have now been ordered to close for a month, except for deliveries and takeaways Dr Michael McBride, the chief medical officer, explains why […]

3 more deaths have been confirmed by the Dept of Health 254 of the cases are in Dublin, with 102 in Meath, 88 here in Cork, 81 in Cavan and 75 in Galway. The remaining 400 are spread across 20 different counties. There have been almost 2,300 cases confirmed across the island of Ireland today, […]

There have also been two further deaths linked to the virus there It brings the total there to 25,177. Thre have been 6,708 new positive cases in the last seven days. Northern Ireland goes into lockdown this evening for 4 weeks. Pubs and restaurants will be forced to close, apart from for take-aways and deliveries […]

Calls have been made for the measures to be reintroduced The organisation say they’re concerned about the likely demand for their service next year when the economic pinch of the COVID19 outbreak is expected to hit most severely. Speaking to RedFM News Paul Sheehan of Cork Simon says demand for emergency accommodation in Cork increased […]

Drivers say they are waiting hours for a fare They say they often end up making a loss some days due to the cost of running their cars. The government announced in the budget that self employed people can earn up to €120 a week while maintaining their Covid Welfare Payment, however taxi organisations say […]

NPHET has recommended a six week lockdown of the country The leaders of the three government parties will meet tomorrow with the Ministers for Health, Finance and Public Expenditure to discuss whether or not to accept the recommendation. Speaking in Brussels this afternoon Taoiseach Micheál Martin didn’t put a timeline on when a decision can […]

150 people will be hired to work at its headquarters in Athlone 1 million euro is to be invested in the Westmeath facility. It’s also looking to recruit 550 drivers and operations staff nationwide. DPD Ireland Chief Executive Des Travers says they need hundreds of additional staff as more people are now shopping online

The process saw over 12,000 pupils’ grades reviewed 11 of those students were awarded a higher grade after appealing their calculated result, while 7 were brought up following quality assurance checks. The Department of Education says over 33 thousand individual subject records were reviewed as part of the appeals process. It says the low number […]



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