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 2021-04-19 08:39 

Irish Times

Covid-19 has sharpened inequalities faced by women in work – research...

Women took on more family duties in pandemic than male colleagues, survey shows...

 2021-04-19 08:22 

Irish Independent

Vaccinated travellers should still avoid eating and drinking on planes, these experts say...

As America's vaccine rollout progresses at breakneck speeds, the numbers of people travelling is rising rapidly, and airlines are starting to bring back food and drink services...

 2021-04-19 08:16 

RTE

Kidnapped French girl, 8, rescued in Switzerland...

An eight-year-old girl was rescued in Switzerland yesterday, five days after being kidnapped from her grandmother's French home in a "military" style operation with the alleged involvement of her mother....

 2021-04-19 08:11 

Irish Independent

Why 'blue spaces' could help our wellbeing - even a daily 20-minute walk along the seafront...

A few years ago, during a stressful period, I returned to the northeast coast of Scotland, where I grew up....

 2021-04-19 08:02 

RTE

Limerick to begin All-Ireland defence against Cork...

All-Ireland hurling champions Limerick will begin their title defence against Cork in a Munster SHC semi-final....

 2021-04-19 07:54 

Irish Independent

Euro zone bond yields steady as market spotlight turns to ECB...

Euro zone government bond yields were broadly steady on Monday, with markets largely on hold ahead of this week's European Central Bank meeting....

 2021-04-19 07:47 

Irish Independent

George Floyd trial: Closing arguments expected today here are the key moments from the trial...

Closing arguments are expected on Monday in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of murdering George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes during an arrest....

 2021-04-19 07:42 

RTE

Fire on Cape Town's Table Mountain sets college ablaze...

A wildfire on the slopes of South Africa's Table Mountain forced University of Cape Town students to evacuate, as runaway flames set several campus buildings ablaze and firefighters used helicopters to water-bomb the area....

 2021-04-19 07:42 

Irish Independent

Munster SHC 2021 draw: Limerick to take on Cork in semi-final...

Reigning All-Ireland, Munster and League champions Limerick will face Cork in this year's provincial semi-final, following this morning's draw....

 2021-04-19 07:40 

Irish Independent

'Try at least to get through the funeral without snogging someone' Helen McCrory's moving (and witty) message to family before her death...

Actor Damian Lewis has paid tribute to his wife Helen McCrory, describing her as "a meteor in our life", following her death at the age of 52....

 2021-04-19 07:19 

Irish Independent

Don't try to stop us: Breakaway European Super League sends legal warning to FIFA and UEFA...

The 12 European clubs pursuing a Super League have told the leaders FIFA and UEFA that legal action is already being pursued to stop them thwarting the launch of the breakaway competition, according to a letter that emerged this morning....

 2021-04-19 07:12 

Irish Independent

Silence of the lamb! Young sheep kept in garda custody overnight after escaping from flock...

A lamb in Tipperary was kept in garda custody overnight after escaping from his flock....

 2021-04-19 07:11 

Irish Independent

Explainer: What do we know so far about the new Indian Covid-19 variant?...

The UK has discovered 77 cases of the new variant so far what do we know about this new variant?...

 2021-04-19 07:08 

RTE

EU to ask citizens their views on European reform...

The European Union will today launch a new digital platform inviting citizens from across Europe to register their views on reforming the bloc....

 2021-04-19 07:07 

RTE

Tesla with 'no driver' in deadly Texas crash...

Two men were killed in a crash in Texas while travelling in a Tesla car that police said almost certainly had no one behind the wheel, US media reported....

 2021-04-19 07:06 

Irish Independent

Danske Bank CEO Chris Vogelzang resigns over ABN Amro money-laundering investigation...

Danske Bank is replacing Chris Vogelzang as its chief executive officer after the former ABN Amro executive became the target of a Dutch money-laundering investigation....

 2021-04-19 07:03 

RTE

NASA prepares for history-making flight on Mars today...

NASA is hoping to make history this morning when the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter attempts the first powered, controlled flight on another planet....

 2021-04-19 07:00 

Irish Independent

Johnson Matthey to open second battery components plant...

Chemicals and technology giant Johnson Matthey has signed a deal with a state-backed Finnish company which will allow it to set up a new battery components factory in the country....

 2021-04-19 06:47 

Irish Times

Early Irish people were dark skinned with blue eyes – documentary...

Hunter gatherer population inhabited Ireland before being replaced by early farmers...

 2021-04-19 06:47 

Irish Times

Women in business took on more family duties in pandemic than men – study...

Covid-19 deeply impacted working lives of women, sharpening inequalities, research suggests...

 2021-04-19 06:46 

Irish Independent

HSBC UK unveils new 5% deposit mortgage range...

HSBC UK has revealed details of its new 5% deposit mortgage products, as a new Government scheme to boost the supply of low-deposit deals gets under way....

 2021-04-19 06:44 

RTE

Canada to send support to virus-hit province...

Canada will funnel additional health staff and equipment into virus-hit Ontario as the province battles a worrying spike in Covid-19 infections, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said....

 2021-04-19 06:42 

Irish Independent

Munster SFC 2021 draw: Kerry or Clare to face champions Tipperary...

Kerry and Cork have been drawn on opposite sides of this year's Munster Senior Football Championship ....

 2021-04-19 06:42 

Irish Independent

Farm management apprenticeship set to be announced...

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris will today unveil a pledge to train 10,000 new apprentices each year in the near future....

 2021-04-19 06:28 

RTE

Covid vaccinations for 65 to 69 cohort begins this week...

Covid vaccinations for people aged between 65 and 69 begin today. It follows a surge in registrations over the weekend via the HSE online portal....

 2021-04-19 06:25 

Irish Independent

There's a nervous unease in my stomach, and the cure is to meet people we're on the right road...

I was on the road to Cork for work this week, when the mad heifer came at me like a charging rhinoceros....

 2021-04-19 06:25 

Irish Independent

Kingspan reports 'strong' start to the year with sales of 1.28bn...

Cavan-based insulation giant Kingspan says it has experienced a "strong" start to the year both in terms of sales and order intake....

 2021-04-19 06:12 

Irish Independent

Beef Trade: Tight supplies underpinning prices, but many finishers still way off breaking even...

One specialised cow finisher I spoke to this week was contacted by his local factory agent to be told that the cows he is currently feeding were "fast becoming very saleable"....

 2021-04-19 06:12 

RTE

Hugs and tears as Australia, New Zealand routes reopen...

Emotions ran high as excited passengers set off on the first flights to take advantage of a quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand, allowing families split when borders closed almost 400 days ago to finally reunite....

 2021-04-19 06:07 

Irish Independent

Man charged over killing of young Finglas mother Jennie Poole...
 2021-04-19 06:07 

Irish Independent

Family pay tribute to Finglas mother-of-two Jennie Poole as man charged over killing...

A man has been charged over the killing of young mother of two Jennie Poole in her home in Finglas on Saturday....

 2021-04-19 06:07 

Irish Independent

Melrose sells ventilation business Nortek for 2.6bn...

Melrose Industries will sell a majority of its Nortek arm to a US industrial group for 2.6 billion only five years after first buying the company....

 2021-04-19 05:51 

Irish Independent

Large Cork grazing farm guided at 7,000 plus per acre...

Among the larger farms to come on the market this year is a 162ac holding on the Cork/Waterford border. With up to 12,000 in entitlements, it is on the private treaty market with a guide price of 7,000 to 8,000/ac....

 2021-04-19 05:50 

Irish Times

Covid-19 rules create ‘uneven playing field’ in bookselling...

Government urged to designate bookshops essential service, as in France and Italy...

 2021-04-19 05:43 

Irish Independent

News headlines today: Lockdown may ease for summer but pubs must wait, and new law to ban lobbying for Leaving Cert...

Leaving Cert students will not get their results if their parents or others lobby teachers in the hope of influencing the marks they award for the accredited grades process. Canvassing will be officially prohibited under proposed legislation Education Min...

 2021-04-19 05:15 

Irish Independent

Football rumours from the media...

Paul Pogba has reportedly set an eye-watering price to stay at Old Trafford. According to the Daily Star, the 28-year-old midfielder has asked for 500,000-a-week to re-sign with Manchester United a figure which would make him the highest paid player in th...

 2021-04-19 05:11 

Irish Independent

Joel Glazer hails 'new chapter' as six English clubs join European Super League...

Six English clubs have agreed to join a controversial breakaway European Super League which Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer hailed as a "new chapter"....

 2021-04-19 04:52 

RTE

EU foreign ministers to meet on health of Navalny...

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, will join other EU foreign ministers at a virtual meeting today for talks on the health of the jailed Russian opposition activist, Aexei Navalny....

 2021-04-19 03:02 

Irish Times

Booksellers on Covid-19 and ‘the push to shop local’...

Government urged to designate bookshops essential service, as in France and Italy...

 2021-04-19 02:57 

RTE

Closing arguments today in George Floyd murder trial...

In the US, closing arguments will be heard today in the trial of a former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd....

 2021-04-19 02:55 

Irish Independent

Robert De Niro 'has to work to fund his ex's lavish tastes'...

Robert De Niro is being forced to act in films to pay for his estranged wife's expensive tastes, the actor's lawyer has claimed....

 2021-04-19 02:51 

Irish Independent

Swift breaks Beatles' record with third UK No 1 album in 259 days...

Taylor Swift rerecording of her album Fearless has topped the UK album chart and snatched a long-held record from The Beatles....

 2021-04-19 02:44 

Irish Independent

Charles and William to hold summit on future of British monarchy...

Prince Charles and Prince William will hold a summit to decide the future of the British monarchy over the next two generations following the death of Prince Philip....

 2021-04-19 02:35 

RTE

Juncker: 'I should not have listened to Cameron'...

The former president of the European Commission has said he "made a mistake" in listening to David Cameron after being told not to interfere with the Brexit debate in the UK....

 2021-04-19 02:18 

Irish Independent

Democrat urges more street clashes if Chauvin is acquitted...

A veteran Democratic congresswoman has urged demonstrators to be more confrontational if Derek Chauvin is cleared of murdering George Floyd....

 2021-04-19 02:14 

RTE

Man charged with woman's murder in Finglas...

Gardai investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman at her home in north Dublin on Saturday have charged a man with murder....

 2021-04-19 02:14 

Irish Independent

US and China to combine to tackle climate change...

The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to co-operate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue....

 2021-04-19 02:08 

Irish Independent

De Bruyne relief for City after Pep pays for ill-judged gamble...

An initial assessment on Kevin De Bruyne's ankle injury has shown no significant damage, and has raised hopes of him playing in Manchester City's run-in....

 2021-04-19 02:00 

Irish Independent

In-form Iheanacho fires Foxes into FA Cup final...

Leicester are through to their first FA Cup final since 1969 after Kelechi Iheanacho edged Brendan Rodgers' side past Southampton on a night when thousands of spectators returned to Wembley....

 2021-04-19 01:55 

Irish Independent

'Gutted' Parker vows to keep fighting after Nketiah lands big body blow...

The blows keep coming for Fulham. Scott Parker often compares his team to a willing boxer, saying they will "put the gloves back on" after an agonising draw, but even he must accept that a Premier League knockout blow will be landing soon....

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