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 2020-10-20 02:06 

RTE

Microphones to be muted during next presidential debate...

US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will have their microphones muted for parts of their final debate in Nashville this Thursday, to allow each candidate a block of uninterrupted time to speak....

 2020-10-20 01:41 

RTE

Cabinet to consider Level 5 measures...

The Cabinet will today consider a number of measures arising from the decision to move the country to Level 5 restrictions from midnight tomorrow for six weeks....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Large slice of humble pie for the Government...

So our brave political leaders faced down the tyrannical public health officials, who they warned us were getting out of control - and then did exactly what they were told to do....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Larmour in race to be fit for next year's Six Nations after shoulder op...

Jordan Larmour is in a race to make it back in time for next year's Six Nations, having been ruled out of action for up to four months after undergoing surgery on a dislocated shoulder....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Mary Kennedy: 'I'm 66 now but I don't feel it. I won't allow myself to be inhibited'...

Dancing With The Stars is stuffed to the glittery rafters with talking points, but few could have predicted the fulsome public appreciation of Mary Kennedy's perfect pins in the 2020 series; least of all Kennedy herself....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

It's 'painful' not to be able to play new songs live, Springsteen reveals...

Bruce Springsteen said it is...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

We face another six weeks of misery - but does anyone have a better alternative?...

Welcome to Groundhog Day. Yes, as the country girds its loins for its return to a version of Lockdown 5, we're reminded once more that we're all in this together, whether we like it or not....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Lockdown 2.0: 15 mistakes I won't make this time around, from boozing to banana bread...

There's a positive side to the prospect of a new lockdown. Aside from saving lives (obviously), it's also a nice opportunity not to make the same mistakes as we made in the first lockdown. I'm not talking about mistakes on a societal level &md...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Martin Coughlan: Beef finishers continue to shuffle their cards to stay in the game...

I come from a generation that saw the EU drive production with subsidies....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Kiely keen to make up for lost time but 'extremely tough' task awaits...

John Kiely has been forced to re-adjust to Covid-19 even more than most between his position as principal of Abbey CBS in Tipperary town and his role as Limerick hurling manager but you won't hear any complaining about him being busier than ever....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Teacher unions say tracing and testing delays are key concerns...

Delays in contact tracing and testing in school communities are key concerns as teacher unions demand a step-up in protective measures if schools are to reopen after the mid-term break....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

'You cannot treat cows better than your children' - judge warns farmer...

A judge has told a farmer, who is in arrears on maintenance payments for his two children, that he cares more about his cattle than his children....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Generous' State pension will be difficult to maintain, warns report...

A leading pensions consultancy has warned that the 'generous' State pension will be increasingly difficult to maintain as the population ages....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

32,500 settlement for toddler left with visible scar after fall in creche...

A judge has approved a 32,500 personal injuries settlement for a child who, when only a 16-month-old toddler, fell and struck her head against a piece of furniture in a Dublin creche....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Organic option can give smaller operators a viable foothold in dairying...

Nowadays, life can sometimes appear to be all about running faster to stand still. This applies in spades to dairy farming. It is not too long ago that a 50-cow dairy herd was regarded as a substantial operation that could provide the farmer and his famil...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus can survive on surface of skin for nine hours...

Coronavirus can survive on the skin for up to nine hours, underscoring the importance of regular hand washing, Japanese researchers have found....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Six Nations title 'entirely achievable' says bullish Stockdale...

Ireland can take maximum points from their remaining Six Nations matches against Italy and France to secure the title, according to a bullish Jacob Stockdale....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Tipperary surge to see off Banner...

Tipperary produced a strong second-half performance to beat Clare 1-19 to 0-12 in the Bord Gis Energy Munster U-20 Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium last night....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Top Ulster counties face selection conundrums ahead of the last round...

Ulster's top three teams are facing big decisions around team selection this weekend as they balance league success and survival with provincial championship progress the following weekend....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

The only way to stop spread of Covid is to close borders...

I'm an Irish woman living in Perth, Western Australia, fearful I won't get home because of the ridiculous handling of Covid in Ireland....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Probe into why garda attended event with Covid test pending...

An Garda Sochna admitted a member of the force appeared at a press conference while awaiting the result of a Covid-19 test - which later returned positive....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Lotto winner can't sue ex-operator over ticket advice...

The High Court has dismissed an application by a woman - who was sued by her stepson for a share in a 2011 3.3m Lotto win - to sue the former operator of the National Lottery for alleged negligence....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Irish Independent' is leading the way in journalism awards...

The Irish Independent and other INM titles are leading the way in the nominations for this year's Newsbrands Journalism Awards....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Sad truth is that a lot of businesses won't come back from this'...

Businesses across the country are preparing themselves for a second heavy blow this year as their doors are set to close for six weeks....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Elliott expects Kennedy to return swiftly...

Gordon Elliott is confident that Jack Kennedy can make a rapid recovery to be available for Down Royal's marquee jumps meeting later this month but he admits that Davy Russell has...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Family anger after man accused of father's murder died during two-year delay for trial...

The family of a man shot and killed while he worked on a tractor have claimed they did not receive justice....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ryanair customers give brand thumbs down during Covid crisis...

More than half of Ryanair's customers here - 55pc - said the brand failed to live up to expectations during the Covid pandemic, according to a new survey....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Louth captain Duffy questions testing...

The Gaelic Players Association are to explore more testing options on behalf of their members after the findings of their player poll found that 24 per cent want an improvement in the implementation of Covid-19 protocols....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

With a little more give and take between all of us, we will tackle Covid together...

So here we go again!...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Trump rounds on his Republican critics as 'stupid'...

Donald Trump has lashed out at Republican senators distancing themselves from him as party tensions were laid bare with election day just two weeks away....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Liverpool demanding answers...

Liverpool remain dissatisfied with the contradictory explanations they have received from match officials regarding how they dealt with the challenge which has devastated Virgil van Dijk's season....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Singing for their supper: Daniel waives concert fee to support his crew...

Singer Daniel O'Donnell is waiving his fee for a virtual concert next month so his crew can make a...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Most people expect family members to meet cost of their funeral...

Most people have not made any financial provision for their funeral....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Rural revolt over Carbon Tax hikes...

Fianna Fil and Fine Gael face a rural backlash as rural voters are left counting the cost of the latest carbon tax hike in last week's budget....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ireland is the most exposed to Brexit damage - but not the only one at risk...

Belgium's new prime minister, Alexander De Croo, surprised many by issuing a warning about what a no-deal Brexit outcome would mean for his country as he also cited Ireland's exposure....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Russia plotted cyber attack in bid to disrupt 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo...

The Russian military intelligence unit behind the Novichok attack on Salisbury tried to disrupt the summer Olympics in Japan in a plot uncovered by a joint British and US counter-espionage operation....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Poverty is as deadly a killer as any virus...

I am fussy and pedantic around this cursed pandemic and obey the Covid covenants to the letter. We all need to do our bit and then some more....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Now is the winter of our discontent...

Ireland is facing into a bleak winter with a six-week lockdown and no promise that life will return to normal any time soon....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Brennan insists Laois will face a 'different animal' as Dubs chase revenge...

Laois hurling boss Eddie Brennan expects Dublin to be hungry for redemption when the sides collide in Saturday's Leinster SHC quarter-final and he predicts a...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Correct public response is all that counts in this lockdown...

It should not fall to the State to fix a fracture in the national spirit, as if it were a broken bone that hasn't set right. When saving lives and jobs - and shoring up the economy for future generations - are at stake, we all have to find our own mot...

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Taking a swim in cold water may help protect us against dementia...

Swimming in cold water could help to protect the human brain from dementia, a study has suggested....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Rampaging All Black Clarke can provide inspiration for Stockdale...

With the packed stands and happy faces, the footage that beamed in from Auckland's Eden Park on Sunday morning looked like it came from a different world....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Support bubbles could help reduce loneliness during second lockdown...

The lockdown landscape has slightly changed this time around but the basic aim is the same: separate people as much as possible so we don't infect one another....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Kiernan's quest for uncharted territory no mere flight of fancy...

Sometimes a professional footballer can sit beside a colleague and envy is the only emotion that courses through the blood....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Sexism in politics: what's wrong with Marin's attire?...

Sanna Marin could have made international headlines for any number of reasons in the past week. The day, perhaps, that she handed over her seat as Finnish prime minister to a 16-year-old girl, as part of her fight against the gender pay gap....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Level 5 liberty puts amateur players in difficult place...

There was more than a touch of gallows humour to Pdraic Joyce's post-match press conference in Tuam Stadium on Sunday when he reflected on a defeat to Mayo that he described as the most embarrassing he had seen in his 43 years....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Cavani misses out on debut return to Paris...

Edinson Cavani's hopes of making his Manchester United debut against former club Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League were dashed after the Uruguayan was left out of the travelling squad....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Locals losing hope as bad weather scuppers the search for Fungie...

Concern is mounting for Kerry's beloved dolphin Fungie as a search was suspended due to weather conditions....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Galway in need of a quick Dublin fix to banish doubts...

Sometimes, when life is so grim, all you have left is gallows humour....

 2020-10-20 01:30 

Irish Independent

Championship green light...for now...

The GAA championships remain on course to continue after elite sport survived in the face of new Level 5 restrictions being imposed on the country last night....

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