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 2021-10-19 00:25 

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NIAC approves vaccine booster for those 60 and over...

Vaccine boosters for people aged 60 and over have been approved by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC)....

 2021-10-19 00:00 

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Marine tourism may boost west coast off-season - study...

New research suggests marine tourism could generate additional business during the off-season for counties along the west coast....

 2021-10-18 22:13 

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Trump sues panel investigating Capitol attack - court...

Former president Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Monday against the US congressional committee investigating the deadly 6 January attack on the Capitol, alleging it made an illegal, unfounded and overbroad request for his White House records....

 2021-10-18 21:31 

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Trudeau apologises to indigenous community for snub...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has visited the indigenous community of Kamloops where the remains of 215 children were found in May at a former residential school, apologising for not coming sooner....

 2021-10-18 20:21 

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Poland seeks climate policy rethink amid energy prices...

Poland has called for the European Union to cancel or delay parts of its plan to tackle climate change ahead of a summit at which EU leaders will wrangle over their response to surging gas and electricity prices....

 2021-10-18 18:34 

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Biden asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law...

US President Joe Biden's administration has asked the United States Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the Republican-backed measure....

 2021-10-18 18:33 

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Russia closes NATO missions as ties plunge to new low...

Russia said today it was suspending its mission to NATO and closing the alliance's offices in Moscow, as relations with the Western military bloc plunged to new depths....

 2021-10-18 17:57 

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Garda who tried to choke ex partner jailed for 3 months...

A former garda has been given a three-month jail sentence for brutally attacking and trying to choke his ex partner when he was "off his face" on cocaine. He was a serving garda at the time of the assault....

 2021-10-18 17:38 

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FBI to assist in Haiti kidnapping investigation...

The FBI will assist in the investigation and efforts to locate and free a group of US Christian missionaries who have been kidnapped and are being held by a criminal gang in Haiti, a US law enforcement official has told news agency Reuters....

 2021-10-18 16:54 

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'Man of honour' and trailblazer for African Americans...

Colin Powell was a US war hero and the first African-American US secretary of state who saw his trailblazing legacy tarnished when he made the case for war in Iraq in 2003....

 2021-10-18 16:13 

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Pfizer asks EMA to authorise vaccine for 5-11 year-olds...

Pfizer/BioNTech has submitted data to the EU's medicines regulator for the approval of their coronavirus vaccine for children aged five to eleven, following a similar step in the United States....

 2021-10-18 16:01 

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Man who raped niece as she babysat his children jailed...

A man who raped his niece on multiple occasions while she babysat his children has been jailed for 10 years....

 2021-10-18 15:13 

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Calls to end 'pet rent' as tenants charged for animals...

The Labour Party has called for an end to the practice of landlords charging 'pet rent', after tenants complained about being hit with additional charges in order to move their animals into a property....

 2021-10-18 14:33 

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Activists: Chile mine threatens Guanacos and chungungos...

The Humboldt archipelago off the northern Pacific coast of Chile is a refuge for unique species of fauna, including a particular type of penguin and an otter on the brink of extinction....

 2021-10-18 14:21 

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TII looking at public-private partnership for MetroLink...

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) plans to step up consultation with the market over the financing and delivery of rolling stock, systems and service operations of MetroLink through the anticipated use of public-private partnership (PPP)....

 2021-10-18 13:53 

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Polish PM warns EU leaders of threat to bloc's future...

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has told fellow European Union leaders in a letter that the EU risks becoming a "centrally managed organism run by institutions deprived of democratic control"....

 2021-10-18 13:06 

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Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies aged 84...

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died at the age of 84....

 2021-10-18 12:38 

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Crackers labelling change needed because of Brexit...

Businesses here have been warned that if they buy Christmas crackers sourced from the UK, they will have to add additional labelling to them before they can sell them, because of Brexit....

 2021-10-18 12:31 

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China says recent test was spacecraft not missile...

China has denied a report it had recently launched a hypersonic missile, saying it tested a spacecraft to trial reusable technologies....

 2021-10-18 12:09 

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Copenhagen lifts ban on electric scooters...

Copenhagen, which had banned rented electric scooters, has lifted the restrictions on the controversial vehicles but with new rules limiting parking and use, city officials said today....

 2021-10-18 11:42 

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Former British soldier on trial over NI death dies...

A former British soldier who was on trial for the attempted murder of a Co Tyrone man almost 50 years ago has died....

 2021-10-18 11:33 

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School closes after more than 30 Covid cases detected...

A primary school in Co Wexford has closed until after the mid-term break after more than 30 cases of Covid-19 were detected at the school....

 2021-10-18 11:22 

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7,500 alleged domestic abuse charges in 2020 - report...

Garda say that more than 7,500 charges were preferred last year against alleged perpetrators in domestic abuse cases and protective service units have now been established in every Garda division....

 2021-10-18 10:53 

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'Business, individuals' best to manage return to office...

Ibec has said that how the return to work is managed is best left "at the level of the business and the individuals involved" once the advice is clarified by Government....

 2021-10-18 10:50 

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EU and UK must be given time to discuss NI - Coveney...

EU and British negotiators need to be given time to discuss possible changes to Northern Ireland's trading arrangements, according to Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney....

 2021-10-18 10:24 

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EU to consider further sanctions on Belarus...

The EU will today discuss further economic sanctions on Belarus, including on airlines, to increase pressure on President Alexander Lukashenko, whom it accuses of helping undocumented migrants to enter Poland and the Baltic states....

 2021-10-18 10:02 

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Proposal for all-island budget to tackle climate change...

The chair of the Climate Change Advisory Council has said that it will shortly make a recommendation to Government for an all-island carbon budget to tackle carbon emissions across all sectors up to 2035....

 2021-10-18 09:54 

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Litter in cities at level not seen in 10 years - survey...

Litter in the country's main cities has now reached a level not seen in 10 years, according to the first post-lockdown survey by Irish Business Against Litter....

 2021-10-18 09:08 

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Antigen testing has role 'but not a solution'...

The Government's Chief Scientific Advisor Prof Mark Ferguson has said that while antigen testing has a role in combatting Covid-19 it is not a solution in itself....

 2021-10-18 08:47 

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Search for four-year-old girl in Australian outback...

Australian police searching for a four-year-old girl who went missing from an outback campsite have said they would "leave no stone unturned" as they urged members of the public to come forward....

 2021-10-18 08:15 

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'Two great figures': President pays tribute to poets...

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to two of the most significant figures within Irish literature, Mire Mhac an tSaoi and Brendan Kennelly, who both passed away over the weekend....

 2021-10-18 07:31 

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COP26: Sticking points at the UN climate conference...

Here are some of the issues which need to be resolved when representatives from nearly 200 countries meet in Glasgow later this month for the COP26 climate talks....

 2021-10-18 07:13 

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More than 20 dead after heavy rains in India...

At least 22 people have died after heavy rains lashed the south Indian state of Kerala over the weekend, officials said....

 2021-10-18 07:11 

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Ethnic minority staff face discrimination on campus...

More than one third (35%) of staff at third-level institutions from minority ethnic groups were subject to racial and/or ethnic discrimination on campus or in the course of their work, a new survey has found....

 2021-10-18 06:45 

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Spanish Prime Minister vows to 'abolish' prostitution...

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has vowed to "abolish" prostitution in the country, saying it "enslaves" women....

 2021-10-18 06:29 

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Johnson to lead House of Commons tribute to David Amess...

The UK Prime Minister is set to lead tributes to Sir David Amess in the House of Commons today after his family urged people to be tolerant and "set aside hatred" in his memory....

 2021-10-18 06:22 

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HSE recommending spray flu vaccine for children...

The Health Service Executive is encouraging parents of all children aged two to 17 years to get the free nasal spray flu vaccine....

 2021-10-18 06:09 

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Children back to school in Sydney as restrictions ease...

Thousands of children returned to school in Sydney today, putting an end to months of home learning as Australia's largest city eased more Covid-19 curbs, thanks to rising rates of vaccinations....

 2021-10-18 05:35 

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Trial of man who organised flight in Sala fatal crash...

The trial of a man charged with endangering the safety of an aircraft which crashed and killed Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala will begin today....

 2021-10-18 05:30 

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NPHET to discuss advice for Govt on restrictions...

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) will meet this afternoon to formulate its advice for Government on the scheduled further easing of restrictions this Friday....

 2021-10-18 00:01 

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Call for improved support for human trafficking victims...

People suffering the impacts of trafficking in Ireland urgently need a National Referral Mechanism to identify them, release them from exploitation, help them deal with their trauma and convict their traffickers....

 2021-10-17 22:58 

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Facebook to create 10,000 new jobs across the EU...

Ireland could be in line to receive a substantial number of new jobs from social media giant Facebook, which is to create 10,000 new jobs across the EU over the next five years....

 2021-10-17 19:16 

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Poet and author Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85...

The poet Brendan Kennelly has died at the age of 85....

 2021-10-17 17:42 

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Covid-19 disrupts Government plans once again...

If everything had gone to plan there would have been just a few pandemic related rules left in place next Friday....

 2021-10-17 17:21 

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Irish language poet Mire Mhac an tSaoi dies, aged 99...

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to Irish language poet Mire Mhac an tSaoi who has died, aged 99....

 2021-10-17 16:41 

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Uncertainty over impact of Covid case rise on weddings...

The uncertainty about how the rising Covid case numbers and hospital admissions will impact on the remaining restrictions is being felt by those planning large events and weddings....

 2021-10-17 16:24 

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At least 25 dead following flooding in southwest India...

At least 25 people have been killed in landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in southwestern India....

 2021-10-17 16:17 

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Macron: 1961 massacre of Algerians in Paris inexcusable...

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned as "inexcusable"; a deadly crackdown by Paris police on a 1961 protest by Algerians whose scale was covered up for decades....

 2021-10-17 13:51 

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EU 'won't let Ireland be singled out' in Protocol row...

Ireland's EU Commissioner has said Europe will not allow Ireland to be singled out in the fallout if negotiations on the Northern Ireland Protocol end in failure....

 2021-10-17 13:00 

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One in five adults experienced harm online - survey...

One in five adults have personally experienced harm online or on social media, according to new research carried out by the Children's Rights Alliance....

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