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 2020-03-31 18:53 

RTE

Local authorities to ensure help reaches elderly...

The Government has announced that the country's local authorities are to co-ordinate the work of state agencies, charities, private companies and thousands of volunteers to ensure that elderly and vulnerable people get any help they need during the cu...

 2020-03-31 18:43 

RTE

Covid-19 patients asked to take part in clinical trials...

Critically ill patients with Covid19 in Ireland will be asked to take part in a clinical trial on how to treat the disease....

 2020-03-31 18:27 

RTE

Covid-19: US Navy captain said carrier faces risk...

The captain of the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt told the Pentagon that Covid-19 is spreading uncontrollably through his ship and called for immediate help to quarantine its huge crew, two US newspapers reported....

 2020-03-31 18:24 

RTE

Work to stop on Children's Hospital during Covid-19...

Construction firm BAM has said work is to cease on the National Children's Hospital as a result of Covid-19 measures....

 2020-03-31 18:10 

Irish Independent

'Football can wait. It will still be there on the other side of all this' - John Sugrue puts life and Kerry's U20s into perspective...

One of the reasons why John Sugrue agreed to take on the Kerry U-20 job was that it was set to be a relatively short season....

 2020-03-31 17:49 

Irish Independent

Building work shuts down at new National Children's Hospital...

Building contractor BAM says work has ceased at the National Children's Hospital, the largest construction site in the country....

 2020-03-31 17:41 

RTE

Injunction against man disrupting HSE Citywest plan...

The owners and operators of the Citywest Complex have secured a temporary High Court injunction against a man they claim has disrupted the HSE's plans to use part of the West Dublin facilities for those who need to self isolate during the Covid-19 cri...

 2020-03-31 17:37 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus evening digest: Virtual courtrooms to be trialled and AIB criticised for charging fees from Covid-19 unemployed - stories you might have missed...

Independent.ie reporters are bringing you the latest coronavirus stories you may have missed today....

 2020-03-31 17:32 

RTE

Communicorp to cut staff pay due to Covid-19 impact...

The Communicorp media organisation which owns Newstalk, Today FM, Spin 1038, Spin Southwest and 98FM has announced pay cuts for staff of up to 25% due to the Covid-19 emergency....

 2020-03-31 17:23 

RTE

5-year-old boy conducts frontline worker salute...

Meath 5-year-old Fiann Palmer has composed a piece of music entitled 'March for the Heroes' with his parents as a tribute to Ireland's frontline workers....

 2020-03-31 17:22 

RTE

What does your desk say about you 'Mr Taoiseach'?...

Today Taoiseach Leo Varadkar released a photograph of his desk - and there were some interesting things on it....

 2020-03-31 17:21 

Irish Independent

Trinity Biotech shares surge on Covid-19 test...

Irish life sciences company Trinity Biotech says it has been working on a test to identity COVID-19 in human blood samples....

 2020-03-31 17:15 

RTE

5 things we still don't know about the coronavirus...

Despite extensive study by doctors and scientists across the world since the new coronavirus first appeared in China three months ago, much about the scourge is still unclear....

 2020-03-31 17:09 

Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TD calls for Martin to form national unity government...

Clare TD Cathal Crowe makes call at party meeting held via teleconference...

 2020-03-31 17:08 

Irish Times

Unionists ask for chance to change new NI abortion laws...

Terminations can be provided without restriction up to 12th week of pregnancy as of today...

 2020-03-31 17:04 

Irish Independent

Hulk Hogan, The Ultimate Warrior, Mike Tyson, The Rock and The Streak ending Ten of the greatest Wrestlemania moments...

The face of professional wrestling changed when Vince McMahon risked it all by making Wrestlemania a reality 35 years ago today....

 2020-03-31 16:56 

Irish Independent

Solskjaer making plans for Manchester United's return to action during coronavirus lockdown...

Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he is fully prepared for when Manchester United return to action....

 2020-03-31 16:53 

Irish Independent

'Feed the Heroes' campaign raises over 550,000 to help frontline staff in Covid-19 battle...

A GROUP set up to raise money to help feed the frontline workers battling the coronavirus has hit more than 550,000 in donations....

 2020-03-31 16:49 

RTE

Frsa urges members to stay away from workplaces...

The largest public service union Frsa has advised members to stay away from workplaces on public health grounds unless their employer tells them they need to attend work....

 2020-03-31 16:29 

Irish Independent

SuperValu 'extremely disappointed' as vandals 'significantly damage' two delivery vans...

Garda have appealed for witnesses after two supermarket delivery vans suffered "significant damage" in Dublin....

 2020-03-31 16:18 

RTE

5 positive things happening right now...

It's worth reminding ourselves of the brilliant ways people are managing to stay positive. Here are 5 uplifting stories to put a smile on your face....

 2020-03-31 16:13 

RTE

Tesco won't be increasing contactless payment limit...

Tesco has said it will not be increasing the contactless limit for card or phone payments in its stores from 30 to 50....

 2020-03-31 16:13 

Irish Times

Irish Life indicates customers can expect discounts in coming months...

Health insurer yet to say how much premiums will be impacted by coronavirus crisis...

 2020-03-31 16:05 

RTE

Pompeo calls for new Venezuela elections...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Juan Guaido, recognised by Washington as Venezuela's leader, should step aside along with President Nicolas Maduro for new elections....

 2020-03-31 15:49 

RTE

Irish Water defers new business charging structure...

Irish Water has deferred the introduction of a new charging system for non-domestic customers, because of the ongoing crisis caused by Covid-19....

 2020-03-31 15:44 

RTE

#UniteByStayingApart - Rallying call from sports stars...

16 Irish sports stars are making a rallying call to Unite by Staying Apart as part of efforts to combat Covid-19....

 2020-03-31 15:36 

RTE

Man accused of trying to bite garda refused bail...

A 51-year-old construction worker has been refused bail after he was accused of threatening to give garda the Covid-19 illness before attempting to bite and spit at them following his arrest in Dublin....

 2020-03-31 15:30 

Irish Independent

Irish sports stars issue rallying call to the nation to 'Unite by Staying Apart'...

Sixteen of Ireland's top sports stars have combined to make a video urging the nation to 'Unite by Staying Apart' during the coronavirus lockdown....

 2020-03-31 15:26 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus is not linear, just when you think you have it beat, it comes back with a bang...

Journalist Lynda McCarthy shares her diary of her struggle to overcome the deadly coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 15:19 

Irish Independent

Microsoft delivers online home schooling classes...

Microsoft Ireland is rolling out thrice weekly online classes to allow students mix digital learning with fun during the schools' shutdown....

 2020-03-31 15:17 

Irish Independent

Kim Kardashian West: Homeschooling has given me new respect for teachers...

Kim Kardashian West has said homeschooling her children during the coronavirus pandemic has given her "a newfound respect for teachers"....

 2020-03-31 15:16 

Irish Times

North gets additional £912m from British government to tackle Covid-19...

Sinn Fin Minister Conor Murphy's budget sees 8 per cent increase in day to day spending in Northern Ireland...

 2020-03-31 15:09 

RTE

Explained: The Covid-19 nightly numbers...

With Covid-19, the numbers are coming at us all quickly. Every night there's a update, every day a further briefing....

 2020-03-31 15:02 

RTE

FAI staff to have up to 50% of pay deferred...

A pay deferral scheme is being introduced at the Football Association of Ireland from tomorrow, with the highest earners at the body set to have half their salary temporarily withheld....

 2020-03-31 15:01 

Irish Independent

Two men in court accused of attacking supermarket security guards leaving one requiring stitches to lip...

TWO men have been accused of attacking security guards at a Dublin supermarket, leaving one doorman requiring five stitches to his lip....

 2020-03-31 15:00 

Irish Independent

Man told gardai he had coronavirus and was 'in the Romanian mafia' when stopped on suspicion of drink driving, court told...

A MOTORIST threatened he had coronavirus and tried to spit at and bite gardai when he was stopped on suspicion of drink driving and asked for a breath sample, it is alleged....

 2020-03-31 15:00 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus Ireland: Virtual courtrooms to be trialled due to Covid-19 crisis...

The Courts Service is planning to trial "virtual" courtrooms from April 20th in response to the Covid-19 crisis....

 2020-03-31 14:52 

Irish Independent

Prue Leith: The way I brought my children up would not be acceptable today...

Prue Leith has said the way she brought up her children would not be acceptable today....

 2020-03-31 14:41 

Irish Independent

Man charged with aggravated burglary where woman was confronted in bedroom and struck on head with mug...

A YOUNG man has been charged over an aggravated burglary in which a middle-aged woman was confronted in her bedroom and then struck multiple times over the head with a metal travel mug....

 2020-03-31 14:38 

RTE

Govt urged to deliver on childcare for health workers...

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has urged the Government to act immediately to deliver childcare for health service workers to enable them to attend work and treat patients affected by Covid-19....

 2020-03-31 14:31 

RTE

Record death toll in Spain but new infections slowing...

Spain hit a new record with 849 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours today although health chiefs said the rate of new infections was continuing its downward trend....

 2020-03-31 14:20 

Irish Times

Banks warn of increase in online scams targeting Covid-19 concerns...

Criminals seeking to exploit the situation by tailoring scams to the unfolding crisis...

 2020-03-31 14:20 

Irish Independent

FIFA to set up fund to help leagues and players financially affected by coronavirus pandemic...

World governing body FIFA is setting up a fund to assist competitions and players which have run into financial difficulty because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 14:19 

Irish Times

Coronavirus: Nearly 600 prisoners released since start of outbreak...

No confirmed cases in system but prisoners with symptoms have been placed in isolation at Cloverhill Prison...

 2020-03-31 14:15 

RTE

DUP: North has 'most extreme' abortion laws in Europe...

Northern Ireland has introduced the most extreme abortion laws in Europe, the DUP claimed....

 2020-03-31 14:08 

Irish Independent

Three men arrested after shots fired in house in Kildare...

Three men have been arrested after shots were fired at a house in Co Kildare yesterday....

 2020-03-31 14:07 

Irish Independent

Taoiseach offers Irish coronavirus research to Chinese premier in morning phone call...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has offered Irish research on coronavirus in a phone call conversation this morning with Chinese premier Li Kegiang....

 2020-03-31 14:06 

RTE

Mourners learning to pay respects in a changed world...

Church services and funerals are going ahead in front of restricted audiences in many parts of the country, despite the Covid-19 clampdown on gatherings....

 2020-03-31 14:05 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus afternoon digest: Penneys expansion plans put on hold and the joy of digging - stories you may have missed...

Penneys have put their Dundrum shopping centre expansion plans on hold and a professor advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak has warned that we'll have to adapt our lifestyles to the virus....

 2020-03-31 14:02 

Irish Independent

Release date for BBC's Normal People adaptation revealed...

The BBC Three adaptation of Sally Rooney's Normal People will premiere on April 26....

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